A REALITY CHECK OF NAVY’S MARITIME CAPABILITY PLAN 2027(MCPP) TO FACE CHINA’S ASSASSIN’S MACE & THE MOD’s LAST MINUTE ORDERS LACED WITH IDF ANALYSIS/EXPERIENCE OF RELIGION IN THE NAVY TO FORECAST 23RD MAY ELECTION RESULTS

This is an Analysis of the Indian Navy’s 135 platforms, and its slowed expansion and challenges for the new Chief with listing of ships that…

COAS GEN RAWAT IS RESTRUCTURING HIS ARMY FOR QUICK RESPONSE DICTATED BY ECONOMIC COMPULSIONS BUT WHAT IS NEEDED IS REFORM OF THE ARMED FORCES WITH MOD —- A RESTRUCTURED ARMY WITHOUT IN BUILT AIR & NAVAL SUPPORT REPEATS PATCH WORK ! REFORM IS NEEDED !

   This is an IDF Analysis as there is no ownership of Defence per se in India. Foreign Defence Attaches in Delhi report to Multiple…

ADM SUNIL LAMBA COMMISSIONED INDIAN NAVY’s HISTORY 2001 -2010 TO FOLLOW EARLIER FIVE CHRONICLES BUT WITH NO WARS ‘BLUE WATERS AHOY’ BY ADM ANUP SINGH LISTS THE DECADE OF NAVY’S ACHIEVEMENTS —BRAVO BRAVO ZULU !

This is a snap book review by IDF of BLUE WATERS AHOY (Harper Collins 430 pages ISBN 9-789553-025526430.   The voluminous 430 paged chronicle is…

INDIAN ARMED FORCES FINEST HOUR VIJAY DIVAS 16th DEC 1971 APPEARS RECEEDED DUE TO POLITICS OR DOES GLORY OF WAR NOT INTEREST INDIANS & ALSO LESSONS OF JOINTNESS NEED TO BE LEARNT –THAT IS THE BIBILCAL QUESTION NEEDS ANSWERING

This is an IDF analysis on war and IDF has rolled up its sleeves to table half a dozen Questions in Arnab Goswami style. Brick…

1971 WAR STORIES FROM PAKISTAN NAVY ADAPTED FROM ‘BUBBLES OF WATER’ BY RADM MIAN ZAHIR SHAH IN THE WESTERN SECTOR ——THAT IS WAR !

From Warring Nuclear Nations –India Pakistan. HOW GHAZI WAS REPAIRED & SANK KHUKRI AND GOT AWAY. Vadm AU Khan confirms Vadm Tasnim’s story ‘Repairing the…

ON 9TH DEC 1971 KHUKRI UNDER CAPT MULLA FELL PREY TO HANGOR UNDER CDR TASNEEM —-18 OFFICERS & 126 SAILORS PERISHED & 8 OFFICERS & 61 SAILORS WERE RESCUED

  THE RESEARCHED STORY AS USI MEA AND BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION CELEBRATED 1ST WORLD WAR ANNIVERSARY WITH LACS BUT NO CELEBRATIONS FOR THE 1971 WAR…

4th DEC ACTION IN THE 1971 WAR IN THE BAY WAS SPEARHEADED BY INS VIKRANT’S PLANES AND MISSILE BOATS TOOK OFF FOR KARACHI WITH NO AIR COVER

Extracts from Warring Nuclear Nations –India Pakistan.  Memories are made of this.  The ferocious and rare White Tiger, painted across each flying fighter machine, gives…

2018 WAS A YEAR OF DROUGHT WITH NO NEW SHIPS FOR INDIA’S NAVY BUT OPERATIONAL TEMPO WAS NOT LACKING AND INS ARIHANT PROVED NAVY’S ROLE IN INDIA’S TRIAD

Ranjit B Rai IDF Navy Week Musings with IDF’s Maritime analysis. This post must begin on Navy Day which falls on 4th December with a…

NAVY STRUCK KARACHI ON 4TH DEC 1971 & BY HAPPENSTANCE IAF HUNTERS SET KEMARI OIL TANKS ON FIRE “CHOTTE BRAHA NU EK STRIKE DE DE”…WAS THE KEY BY DEFACTO CDS SAM BAHADUR

IDF’s Unknown 1971 War Stories from NUCLEAR WARRING NTIONS  India’s Navy is celebrating another Navy Week—2018-as a year of drought. The Navy decommissioned four ships…

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT INDIA’S UNDERWATER NUCLEAR CAPABILITY NOW THAT PM MODI HAS ANNOUNCED INDIA HAS COMPLETED IT’S TRIAD & SECOND STRIKE IS OPERATIONAL

IDF Update & Analysis IDF offers an explanation of the Naval component of India’s Triad, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi proudly announced when he received…