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IOR NATIONS LAMENT THERE ARE NO GUIDELINES FOR INDIA’S NSP & SAGAR & THE INDIA-USA LEMOA IS KEPT SECRET---THE NAVY HAS INDO PACIFIC RESPONSIBILTY TO ELABORATE

IOR NATIONS LAMENT THERE ARE NO GUIDELINES FOR INDIA’S NSP & SAGAR & THE INDIA-USA LEMOA IS KEPT SECRET—THE NAVY HAS INDO PACIFIC RESPONSIBILTY TO ELABORATE

This is an IDF ANALYSIS of the Indo Pacific which is unfolding as the strategically most important water body with sea lanes that carry valuable and increasing world trade, but the region is also witness to increasing security challenges. China’s displayed it’s capabilities on 1st October with a Parade IDF dubs as ‘China’s Second Coming […]

IN MEMORY OF A REBEL LEADER RIP  A PORTRAIT OF SHRI GEORGE FERNANDES  CHAPTER 6 2000 REPRODUCED FROM BOOK VISHNU BHAGWAT SACKED OR SUNK BY CMDE RANJIT B RAI AND BRIG RP SINGH ----------BANNED BY MOD LETTER ON FERNANDES’S ORDERS AND A PHONE CALL TO IDF AND PUBLISHER TO SELL COPIES AS RADDI

IN MEMORY OF A REBEL LEADER RIP A PORTRAIT OF SHRI GEORGE FERNANDES CHAPTER 6 2000 REPRODUCED FROM BOOK VISHNU BHAGWAT SACKED OR SUNK BY CMDE RANJIT B RAI AND BRIG RP SINGH ———-BANNED BY MOD LETTER ON FERNANDES’S ORDERS AND A PHONE CALL TO IDF AND PUBLISHER TO SELL COPIES AS RADDI

IDF REPRODUCES A CHAPTER FROM A BOOK ON THE DRACONIAN ARTICLE 311/312 UNDER WHICH ADM VISHNU BHAGWAT WAS SACKED ON 30TH DEC 1988 WITH NO RECOURSE TO COURTS AFTER SUCCESSOR WAS SECRETLY FLOWN IN BY A RAW PLANE ALL PLANNED BY LATE GEORGE FERNANDES AND SUPPORTED BY PPS SECRETARY TO PM VAJPAYEE BRAJESH MISRA THAT  […]

CMC HEAD  JINPING PLANS REDUCTION OF PLA BY HALF TO BEEF UP PLA(N) & PLA(AF) TO INCREASE CHINA’S POSTURE TO TAKE ON USA WITHOUT WAR—THIS SHOULD EXACERBATE INDIA’S CONCERNS & IDF RECOMMENDS NEEDS TO INCREASE INDIA’S DEFENCE SPENDING----IDF WILL ANALYSE 1ST FEB BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY CA GOYAL AS IDF PREDICTED!

CMC HEAD JINPING PLANS REDUCTION OF PLA BY HALF TO BEEF UP PLA(N) & PLA(AF) TO INCREASE CHINA’S POSTURE TO TAKE ON USA WITHOUT WAR—THIS SHOULD EXACERBATE INDIA’S CONCERNS & IDF RECOMMENDS NEEDS TO INCREASE INDIA’S DEFENCE SPENDING—-IDF WILL ANALYSE 1ST FEB BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED BY CA GOYAL AS IDF PREDICTED!

Ranjit B Rai This is an IDF analysis of why China is reducing its Army by half which actually, is the less half trained and less kitted Army of PLA, at a time when China’s economy is slowed and population is aging. There are pointers for India to act in National Interests.  Even Indian Army […]

FLASH REVIEW OF BOOK “MILITARY STRATEGY FOR INDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY” BY  GENS AK SINGH & BS NAGAL---- THIS BOOK MAY GOAD NSA &MOD TO ARTICULATE NATIONAL INTERESTS ON DIRECTIONS OF PM MODI FOR THE MILITARY TO PLAN ACQUISITIONS AND WRITE WAR & CONTINGENCY PLANS

FLASH REVIEW OF BOOK “MILITARY STRATEGY FOR INDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY” BY GENS AK SINGH & BS NAGAL—- THIS BOOK MAY GOAD NSA &MOD TO ARTICULATE NATIONAL INTERESTS ON DIRECTIONS OF PM MODI FOR THE MILITARY TO PLAN ACQUISITIONS AND WRITE WAR & CONTINGENCY PLANS

—– Ranjit B Rai This is an IDF Commentary of a timely book on a ‘Military Strategy for India in the 21st Century’,  by Lt Gen AK Singh former Lt Governor of A&N who may have surveyed Naval underwater and over water intrusions into the IOR by PLA(N) and  Lt Gen Balraj Singh Nagal ex […]

FORGOTTEN HEROES------ LT CDR AKU ROY VRC WAS AN ADVENTUROUS OFFICER IN BOTH SECTORS IN THE 1971 WAR DESH CAUGHT& THRASHED BY INDIAN ARMY SAVED BY MAJOR CHANDRAKANT VRC---THAT IS WAR

FORGOTTEN HEROES—— LT CDR AKU ROY VRC WAS AN ADVENTUROUS OFFICER IN BOTH SECTORS IN THE 1971 WAR DESH CAUGHT& THRASHED BY INDIAN ARMY SAVED BY MAJOR CHANDRAKANT VRC—THAT IS WAR

From Warring Nuclear Navies Ranjit B Rai  Another unsung hero of the 1971 war is Lt Cdr Ashok Roy (Missing in Action Presumed Dead) who served in and near East Pakistan from Calcutta with the Mukti Bahini before the 1971 war and later in the Western Sector flying a Breguet Alize on a Electronic Warfare […]

FORGOTTEN HEROES THE UNSUNG STORY OF LT CDR JAYANTO KUMAR ROYCHOUDHRY Vrc KNOWN AS ROY CHOU OF RIMC & NDA 14TH COURSE ---A TOUCHING WAR STORY      PART 2 OF 3

FORGOTTEN HEROES THE UNSUNG STORY OF LT CDR JAYANTO KUMAR ROYCHOUDHRY Vrc KNOWN AS ROY CHOU OF RIMC & NDA 14TH COURSE —A TOUCHING WAR STORY PART 2 OF 3

During one of Lt Cdr Rou Chou’s breaks in Calcutta pre 1971 4th Dec war days in OP Cactus Lilly, his wife Shiela who had worked as a Senior Secretary in ITC Calcutta briefly wrote to friends that she never asked him questions but  that Chou seemed to be enjoying his work whatever it was, […]

FORGOTTEN HEROES THE UNSUNG STORY OF LT CDR JAYANTO KUMAR ROYCHOUDHRY Vrc KNOWN AS ROY CHOU OF RIMC & NDA 14TH COURSE ---A TOUCHING WAR STORY      PART 1 OF 3

FORGOTTEN HEROES THE UNSUNG STORY OF LT CDR JAYANTO KUMAR ROYCHOUDHRY Vrc KNOWN AS ROY CHOU OF RIMC & NDA 14TH COURSE —A TOUCHING WAR STORY PART 1 OF 3

From Warring Nuclear Navies ——-Ranjit B Rai Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And ne’er brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot. And days o’ auld Lang Syne. – Robert Burns. An unsung hero of the Bangla Desh war, known as ‘Navy Bahadur’  in the Lebongsuburb of Darjeeling where he resides, and was given a […]

AMPHIBIOUS OP BEAVER IN 1971 WAR WAS A FIASCO LESSONS TO BE LEARNT ---LEAVE BEACHING POINT TO NAVY AND DISCUSS LANDING POINT ----THE NAVY HELD SWAY ON THE EASTERN SEABOARD

AMPHIBIOUS OP BEAVER IN 1971 WAR WAS A FIASCO LESSONS TO BE LEARNT —LEAVE BEACHING POINT TO NAVY AND DISCUSS LANDING POINT —-THE NAVY HELD SWAY ON THE EASTERN SEABOARD

From Warring Nuclear Nations by Ranjit B Rai  Op Beaver in East Pakistan was to enable landing of one company 1/3 Gurkha Rifles, two companies 11 Bihar, 881 Light Battery with ASC and medical platoons under Brig SS Rai, South of Cox’s Bazar to prevent escape of Pakistani stragglers. The Army Chief, as Chairman Chiefs […]

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

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 air-conditioner’, on PNS Hangor. After a major breakdown of the air-conditioning, the submarine was expected return to the dockyard to be repaired to prevent electrical short circuits, overheating and deterioration […]

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

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 IDF REMEMBERS THE 144 MEN IN WHITE WHO PERISHED IN A WATERY GRAVE IN 1971 ——RIP IDF from Warring Nuclear Nations –India & Pakistan and The History of the Pakistan […]