Indian Navy

NAVY’S AMBITIOUS  TRI-SERVICE THEATRE LEVEL EX TROPEX-2017 BEGAN  ON 24TH JAN POST  COMMANDERS CONFERENCE WITH  LETHAL PLATFORMS- WEAPONS AND ARMY POWER —IS IT A  THUNDER CALL TO  THE NEIGHBOURHOOD THAT AFTER NO 3 PPP ECONOMY  INDIA’S   MILITARY HAS ALSO  ARRIVED ?

NAVY’S AMBITIOUS TRI-SERVICE THEATRE LEVEL EX TROPEX-2017 BEGAN ON 24TH JAN POST COMMANDERS CONFERENCE WITH LETHAL PLATFORMS- WEAPONS AND ARMY POWER —IS IT A THUNDER CALL TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD THAT AFTER NO 3 PPP ECONOMY INDIA’S MILITARY HAS ALSO ARRIVED ?

On 27th Jan the Navy announced that, all Commands and Services including Coast Guard units, which unlike BSF and other armed Police forces come directly under the Navy for war and exercises, got underway in Ex TROPEX-17 from 24th Jan for a full month with extensive drills and weapon firings with interoperability. This duration is […]

THE FUTURE INDIAN NAVY EXTRACTED FROM THE MODERN AND FUTURE INDIAN NAVY –NAVY YEAR BOOK DIARY 2017 JUXTAPOSED WITH  THE PLA(NAVY) AND PAKISTAN NAVY STRENGTHS AND PLANS. IDF GUESSTIMATES COST TILL 2027 WILL EXCEED $ 50 BILL I.E Rs 32,000 cr PER YEAR.IS FEASIBALE  !

THE FUTURE INDIAN NAVY EXTRACTED FROM THE MODERN AND FUTURE INDIAN NAVY –NAVY YEAR BOOK DIARY 2017 JUXTAPOSED WITH THE PLA(NAVY) AND PAKISTAN NAVY STRENGTHS AND PLANS. IDF GUESSTIMATES COST TILL 2027 WILL EXCEED $ 50 BILL I.E Rs 32,000 cr PER YEAR.IS FEASIBALE !

An IDF Analysis of the forty six (46) naval ships and submarines that are on order in Indian Shipyards and twenty (20) more stand approved by the Defence Acquisition Council(DAC) to augment the current Indian Naval Strength of 120 Ships and 13 aging submarines (9 Kilo and 4 HDW-1500) by 2027. More details are in […]

AN OVER VIEW OF THE MADE IN INDIA INDIAN NAVY  EXTRACTED FROM THE MODERN AND FUTURE INDIAN NAVY-2027 –THE NAVAL YEAR BOOK DIARY -2017

AN OVER VIEW OF THE MADE IN INDIA INDIAN NAVY EXTRACTED FROM THE MODERN AND FUTURE INDIAN NAVY-2027 –THE NAVAL YEAR BOOK DIARY -2017

India has a rich maritime heritage going back over 5,000 years. The world’s first tidal dock was built at Lothal (2300 BC) during the Indus Valley Civilization, a tourist attraction near the port of Mangrol on the coast of Gujarat. Modern India aims to reclaim India’s maritime heritage and the Indian Navy is an important […]

WITH RUSSIA-CHINA’s  “LIFT BAN  ON   TALIBAN” PAKISTAN  HANDS  OVER  EX CDR JADHAV DOSSIER  &  VIOLATION BY  INDIAN SUBMARINE TO UN SEC-GEN  ANTONIO GUTERRES

WITH RUSSIA-CHINA’s “LIFT BAN ON TALIBAN” PAKISTAN HANDS OVER EX CDR JADHAV DOSSIER & VIOLATION BY INDIAN SUBMARINE TO UN SEC-GEN ANTONIO GUTERRES

From the media. The SUBJECT needs more attention by Indians ? “Russia has for the first time joined Pakistan and China to collectively ask the UN Security Council to lift sanctions against select Taliban leaders, signaling their growing Convergence over Afghanistan in a major setback for India which viewed the Taliban as a Pakistan-backed militancy […]

IDF  WISHES ALL  A HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ADVERTISES THE   NAVAL YEAR BOOK DAIRY-2017  WHICH LISTS  NAVAL TRENDS AND THE MODERN AND THE FUTURE INDIAN NAVY SHIPS AIRCRAFT AND WEAPONS PICTORIALLY

IDF WISHES ALL A HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ADVERTISES THE NAVAL YEAR BOOK DAIRY-2017 WHICH LISTS NAVAL TRENDS AND THE MODERN AND THE FUTURE INDIAN NAVY SHIPS AIRCRAFT AND WEAPONS PICTORIALLY

This is a www.indiadefenceforum.com missive for those who wish to know their Navy, especially young officers of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Foreign Service IFS officers in Embassies, Intelligence Agency operatives who specialize in naval intelligence as a guide, Para Forces and officers in military and civil Staff Colleges and Libraries in a […]

US  SEALS INDIA INTO A ‘MAJOR  PARTNERSHIP’ AS  INDIAN  WATERS GET  MUDDIED BY CHINA’S  WEIQI GRIP  ON GWADAR --CNS ADM LANBA CAUTIONS   CHINA &  WINGS   TO JAPAN-NSA WINGS  TO USA

US SEALS INDIA INTO A ‘MAJOR PARTNERSHIP’ AS INDIAN WATERS GET MUDDIED BY CHINA’S WEIQI GRIP ON GWADAR –CNS ADM LANBA CAUTIONS CHINA & WINGS TO JAPAN-NSA WINGS TO USA

This is an IDF Analysis with political masturbation of the “Great (Maritime) Game”, that China appears to have succeeded for the time being, the first nation in history to win the ‘Great Game’, which was Britain’s game to stop France and Czar’s Russia gain access to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the […]

ADM NANDA’S WAR  PLANS WERE FINALISED AROUND 26TH DEC 1971--GEN SAM  MANEKSHAW DESERVES  NAVY’S SALUTE FOR HIS SUPPORT AS CHAIRMAN COS

ADM NANDA’S WAR PLANS WERE FINALISED AROUND 26TH DEC 1971–GEN SAM MANEKSHAW DESERVES NAVY’S SALUTE FOR HIS SUPPORT AS CHAIRMAN COS

From IDF’s War Dairy, ‘Warring Nuclear Navies-India and Pakistan’ in down history lane series on this site for lessons to be learnt from wars and principles of war, applicable in other quarters of politics and in business too. Bangla Desh went to war on 22nd December, 1971 when Mrs Indira Gandhi opened the front in […]

NAVY’S DESIGNERS  & STAFF BRANCH PLANNED – THE WEESE - MDL –DRDO- INDUSTRY HAVE DELIVERED   CHENNAI  WITH  NAVY’s SELF HELP --------SHE IS MADE IN INDIA !

NAVY’S DESIGNERS & STAFF BRANCH PLANNED – THE WEESE – MDL –DRDO- INDUSTRY HAVE DELIVERED CHENNAI WITH NAVY’s SELF HELP ——–SHE IS MADE IN INDIA !

IDF celebrates the completion of India’s powerful 7,500 ton ‘Made In India’ Type 15A Missile Guided BrahMos-Barak-8 destroyer Chennai as she joins the Fleet. IDF thanks PRO Navy (DPR) for excellent inputs. IDF wishes all on board fair winds and following seas, the traditional good wish to a ship as RM Manohar Parrikar commissions her […]

HOW INDIAN NAVY EXERCISES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO ITS OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

HOW INDIAN NAVY EXERCISES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO ITS OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

IDF offers Abridged Version of Article Published in Naval Review Nov 2016 The author, also author of Nuclear Warring Navies: India and Pakistan (reviewed in NR Aug ’15), is a former Director of Naval Intelligence and Director of Naval Operations, Indian Navy. Here he examines and assesses the operational impact of the large series of […]

INDIA’S BABY BOOMER ‘ARIHANT’ IS OPERATIONAL—‘A NAVY LED  -PMO-DRDO-INDUSTRY   MADE IN INDIA SUCCESS ’ BEFORE PM MODI ORDERED A POLICY IN  2014 ! DEPICTS  POTENTIAL (Part 2)

INDIA’S BABY BOOMER ‘ARIHANT’ IS OPERATIONAL—‘A NAVY LED -PMO-DRDO-INDUSTRY MADE IN INDIA SUCCESS ’ BEFORE PM MODI ORDERED A POLICY IN 2014 ! DEPICTS POTENTIAL (Part 2)

Read Part 1 THE STORY OF INDIA’S SUCCESSFUL QUEST FOR NUCLEAR SUBMARINES (ARIHANT+2) WHICH SHOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD (PART 1) This is IDF’s Arihant Part 2 Deepvali short tale with Part 3 about the history by joining the dots from open literature, and archives down Janpath to show India’s ‘Make in India’ potential. The […]