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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 […]

THE  STORY OF INDIA’S SUCCESSFUL QUEST FOR  NUCLEAR SUBMARINES (ARIHANT+2) WHICH SHOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD  (PART 1)

THE STORY OF INDIA’S SUCCESSFUL QUEST FOR NUCLEAR SUBMARINES (ARIHANT+2) WHICH SHOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD (PART 1)

IDF Book Review In Two Parts. On 18TH September, 2016 the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) who is also the Secretary Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Dr Sekhar Basu, released the 157 paged racy book, “Submarine Propulsion-Muscle Power to Nuclear”, by Anil Anand at Anushaktinagar Mumbai in the presence of serving, and a […]

22,000 PAGES SCORPENE LEAK ROAMING SINCE 2011 NOW OPEN ON PUBLIC INTERNET SHOULD NOT HARM INDIAN NAVAL OPERATIONS MUCH AND CAN BE TWEAKED

This then is Part Two to the longish Part One background posted, and an IDF analysis of the sensational leak of restricted general sales data of Scorpenes on the internet with Indian Flag on it by Australian paper earlier stolen by a sacked Naval officer DCNS says, who IDF learns was working on the project […]

DCNS SCORPENE LEAK SHOULD  NOT HARM NAVY’S  OPERATIONS--BUT PRAY POLITICS NOT GIVE NAVY SECOND BLOW AKA  HDW  CONTRACT CANCELED

DCNS SCORPENE LEAK SHOULD NOT HARM NAVY’S OPERATIONS–BUT PRAY POLITICS NOT GIVE NAVY SECOND BLOW AKA HDW CONTRACT CANCELED

PART ONE. Background OF How Serious is the LEAK Of The Rs 24,000 Cr Scorpene Contract Almost Like Bofors & HDW. Businessmen have friends, interests and enemies . PART 2 NEXT POST discusses effect of leak. . Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) gave a Green Signal to Scorpene Submarines, Navbharat Times reported on 6th October 2003. […]

160728-N-SI773-3000 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 28, 2016) Indian Navy Shivalik-class stealth frigate INS Satpura (F48) steams in close formation as one of 40 ships and submarines representing 13 international partner nations during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ace Rheaume/Released)

EASTERN FLEET EXERCISED EAST & WITH USN AND JSDF IN PHILLIPINE SEA IN 20TH MALABAR -16 & INS SATPURA JOINED 30 DAY RIMPAC—IS CHINA NOW FEELING THE HEAT IN SCS ?

IDF Analysis of how India’s rising Navy has gained operational experience and exposure to update ATP1 and ANSB from multi lateral and bi-lateral exercises, and built warships in India including a nuclear submarine Arihant and is attempting an aircraft carrier by 2018, epitome of naval construction. Lucky Indians, we are ! Order book is 50 […]

HERO OF WULLAR-  CAPT VIKRAM SINGH SC  COMMISSIONS  MARCOS  BASE INS KARNA AT BHEEMUNIPATANAM 26 KM FROM VISHAKAPATNAM  – ADM GORSHKOV’S ADVICE FINALLY HEEDED !

HERO OF WULLAR- CAPT VIKRAM SINGH SC COMMISSIONS MARCOS BASE INS KARNA AT BHEEMUNIPATANAM 26 KM FROM VISHAKAPATNAM – ADM GORSHKOV’S ADVICE FINALLY HEEDED !

An IDF Report as Navy plans and moves ahead silently, knowing little is being planned by MOD. Bimlipatam – Bheemunipatanam now, was a prominent Dutch port from 1780, protected by hills just like Dolphin hill protects Vishakapatnam port 26 km to the South, the Headquarters of the vital Eastern Naval Command headed by VAdm HCS […]

NAVY’S ALL WOMEN  CREW SAILED  5000 MILES IN SAILBOAT MHADEI- CONGRATULATIONS NAVY AND FELICITATIONS TO ADM M P AWATI (retd) WHO EGGED CHIEFS TO PURSUE ROUND THE WORLD SAILING

NAVY’S ALL WOMEN CREW SAILED 5000 MILES IN SAILBOAT MHADEI- CONGRATULATIONS NAVY AND FELICITATIONS TO ADM M P AWATI (retd) WHO EGGED CHIEFS TO PURSUE ROUND THE WORLD SAILING

IDF Report on what makes a Navy great. “It would not be an overstatement to declare that the ‘sea power’ to a large extent dictated the outcome of wars up to and including World War 11 ”. These were words of Dr VK Aatre Chief Controller(R&D) Defence R&D Organisation who trained on sonar technology in […]

VARUNASTRA IS THANKS TO NAVY’S TESTS OF  SET-65E/53 & ITALIAN A244 & SUBMARINE’S  TEST 71 AND GERMAN  SUT-B TORPEDOES DESPITE THE  JUGAD IN  MOD -THE WAY INDIA RUNS

VARUNASTRA IS THANKS TO NAVY’S TESTS OF SET-65E/53 & ITALIAN A244 & SUBMARINE’S TEST 71 AND GERMAN SUT-B TORPEDOES DESPITE THE JUGAD IN MOD -THE WAY INDIA RUNS

This is PART 11 analysis of the The ‘Made in India’ heavy weight torpedo Varunastra by NSTL. Destroyer was the fast ship fitted with torpedoes or small torpedo boats, which could sink a ship, as gunnery didn’t. India’s Navy entered Destroyers era with R class from UK and a Cap’n was a respected guy ! […]

INDIA  ENTERS  THE CLUB OF  9 TORPEDO MAKERS AND THE HOME MADE  VARUNASTRA IS AN ACHIEVEMENT—NAVY’S  TAKING IT OVER TO OPERATIONALISE THE WEAPON  IS COMMENDABLE

INDIA ENTERS THE CLUB OF 9 TORPEDO MAKERS AND THE HOME MADE VARUNASTRA IS AN ACHIEVEMENT—NAVY’S TAKING IT OVER TO OPERATIONALISE THE WEAPON IS COMMENDABLE

This is a Part 1 IDF Analysis of a seminal and less publicized achievement of the Navy with the Naval Science and Technological Laboratory Vishakhapatnam (NSTL) supported by the DRDO to accept NSTL’s 1.5 ton Heavy Weight Torpedo (HWT) the Varunastra (the weapon of the Lord of the Seas) to operationalise the weapon which is […]