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BZ NAVY MDSL & DCNS -- PM  COMMISSIONED  KALVARI  ON  14TH DEC KNOWN ONLY AS “TO COME TO MUMBAI  BASIS” – MEDIA SHOULD NOT HAVE DRAGGED NAVY IN TO  POLITCS BUT “SMELL THE COFFEE” –AN ANALYSIS

BZ NAVY MDSL & DCNS — PM COMMISSIONED KALVARI ON 14TH DEC KNOWN ONLY AS “TO COME TO MUMBAI BASIS” – MEDIA SHOULD NOT HAVE DRAGGED NAVY IN TO POLITCS BUT “SMELL THE COFFEE” –AN ANALYSIS

IDF  asks “ There was only,  need to know “The Date of INS Kalvari Commissioning invite and Chief Guest name was kept in wraps for  14th Dec  an  important Unclassified Non Nuke Submarine Event. It Was Telecast Live On DD on 14th And Navy & MDSL  Made All Arrangements as Ordered”. Bravo Zulu. The commissioning […]

INDIA’S FIRST MILITARY LITFEST WAS  A GRAND SUCCESS  THANKS TO PUNJAB GOVERNOR HON’BLE VPS BADNORE , CM CAPT AMARINDER SINGH & FM MANPREET SINGH BADAL’s TOUCHES  & THEIR KNOWLEDGEABLE  ATTENDANCE  !

INDIA’S FIRST MILITARY LITFEST WAS A GRAND SUCCESS THANKS TO PUNJAB GOVERNOR HON’BLE VPS BADNORE , CM CAPT AMARINDER SINGH & FM MANPREET SINGH BADAL’s TOUCHES & THEIR KNOWLEDGEABLE ATTENDANCE !

Ranjit B Rai The state and the people of Punjab have always considered themselves to be    the guardian of India’s  challenging land borders with Pakistan and have invariably supported the Indian Army  with the maximum entry of officers and jawans in service of the nation. It is with that in mind that former Member of […]

COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa chairs 206th Corps Commanders Conference. ─ Photo courtesy ISPR

PAK ARMY CHIEF BRIEFS BRASS ON ‘MILITARY DIPLOMACY’AFTER GEN MATTIS VISIT- PAK NAVY LAUNCHES 600 TON PATROL CORVETTE- IT’S NO FAILED STATE OR IS IT ?

IDF finds many in Indian media write without research in how Pakistan works,  and TV especially Republic and Times Now invite Pakistani guests on their shows and belittle them and the word ‘bloody’ has been uttered at each other by ex service media experts, the cue taken from PM  vacate to bloody well POK and […]

A SALUTE TO THE INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DECEMBER –WISHING ALL IN THE NAVY HAPPY NAVY DAY

A SALUTE TO THE INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DECEMBER –WISHING ALL IN THE NAVY HAPPY NAVY DAY

Ranjit B Rai on IDF www.indiadefenceforum.com The Navy is 65,000-strong and is commanded by Admiral Sunil Lanba (Specialist Navigator) and has three Commands–Eastern (Vishakapatnam), Western (Mumbai) and Southern Command (CochinTraining command).  The Navy has two major Dockyards at Mumbai and Vishakapatnam and new ones coming up at Karwar (Phase II) and Rambhilli South of Vishakapatnam […]

SINGAPORE PLANNED ITS MARITIME FOREIGN POLICY FOR STRATEGIC  PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIA AND ECONOMIC TRUCK WITH CHINA—PLANNING HAS PAID OFF --CREDIT INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DEC ???

SINGAPORE PLANNED ITS MARITIME FOREIGN POLICY FOR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIA AND ECONOMIC TRUCK WITH CHINA—PLANNING HAS PAID OFF –CREDIT INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DEC ???

Ranjit B Rai  Singapore’s Deputy PM Teo Chee Hen Ex Harvard & former CNS of the Republic of Singapore Navy and ex Defence/ Finance and Education Minister,   a close confidant of world’s longest serving PM of a democratic nation the  brilliant PM Lee Kuan Yew,  always told all visiting Admirals and Navy DAs, “ A […]

DUBAI FORESAW CHANGE IN  AVIATION BUSINESS– DUBAI AIR SHOW-2017 WAS  MORE COMMERICIAL THAN  DEFENCE-- HAS INDIA MISSED THE AVIATION & MRO BUS-- DID   INDIA’S AVIATION MINISTRY SELL  OUT TO MIDDLE EAST LINES ?

DUBAI FORESAW CHANGE IN AVIATION BUSINESS– DUBAI AIR SHOW-2017 WAS MORE COMMERICIAL THAN DEFENCE– HAS INDIA MISSED THE AVIATION & MRO BUS– DID INDIA’S AVIATION MINISTRY SELL OUT TO MIDDLE EAST LINES ?

Ranjit B Rai from Dubai Air Show . This is an overview Part 1 of Dubai Air show after joining the dots of a news report on Aviation consultant Deepak Talwar and his NGO who was an Aviation Middle Man Consultant in UPA Times and helped Aviation Minister allot slots to Mid East airlines in […]

WHAT WAR ON  TWO FRONTS ENTAILS  -  IS   NAVY WITH  67,000 & 134 SHIPS AND IAF ON SAME PAGE OR NEEDS TWO NAVIES -- WILL USA & JAPAN  SUPPORT WITH INTEL CYBER & MARITIME & SATLLITE RECONNAISSANCE ? A LA MALABAR

WHAT WAR ON TWO FRONTS ENTAILS – IS NAVY WITH 67,000 & 134 SHIPS AND IAF ON SAME PAGE OR NEEDS TWO NAVIES — WILL USA & JAPAN SUPPORT WITH INTEL CYBER & MARITIME & SATLLITE RECONNAISSANCE ? A LA MALABAR

This is an IDF Analysis of the Army Chief’s declaration  that India’s  Army should be ready for a two front war, possibly   after assessing the  manner of China’s dire threats in the Docklam plateau to teach India a lesson. Few know India proved Chinese are no longer 6 feet tall, but as media is free […]

BRITS  RESERVED  NEWS/CURRENT AFFAIRS & EVEN  SPORTS FOR AIR & CONTINUES AS  FAKE  NEWS    PROPOGANDA WORRIES GOI---COL RATHORE IN SPORTS/I&B MUST UNSHACKLE  SPORTS  TO PRIVATE FM FOR YOUNG BUDDING SPORTSMEN AND SPORTS AFICIONADOS- HE ASSURED HE WOULD TRY AT USI.

BRITS RESERVED NEWS/CURRENT AFFAIRS & EVEN SPORTS FOR AIR & CONTINUES AS FAKE NEWS PROPOGANDA WORRIES GOI—COL RATHORE IN SPORTS/I&B MUST UNSHACKLE SPORTS TO PRIVATE FM FOR YOUNG BUDDING SPORTSMEN AND SPORTS AFICIONADOS- HE ASSURED HE WOULD TRY AT USI.

This is an IDF Analysis of SOCIAL MEDIA,TWITTER FAKE NEWS and such used for policy making and also employed to suppress truth and manipulate and distort the truth. IDF makes a strong pitch to GOI and I&B ministry to release SPORTS to private FM Radio waves from All India Radio (AIR) monopoly which earns hefty, […]

OP PAWAN (1987-91) & PROFILGATE DEFENCE SPENDING (EG BOFORS-NAVAL EXPANSION 1986-89)-THE OIL CRISIS & INFLATED QUATROCCHI PIPELINE  PROJECTS & OIL RIGS  CONTRIBUTED TO THE DOON LED  FFE CRISIS  IN  1991 WHEN  SOVIET UNION BROKE UP SO INDIA WAS LEFT IN THE LURCH & HAD TO LIBERALISE ON IMF DICTAT !

OP PAWAN (1987-91) & PROFILGATE DEFENCE SPENDING (EG BOFORS-NAVAL EXPANSION 1986-89)-THE OIL CRISIS & INFLATED QUATROCCHI PIPELINE PROJECTS & OIL RIGS CONTRIBUTED TO THE DOON LED FFE CRISIS IN 1991 WHEN SOVIET UNION BROKE UP SO INDIA WAS LEFT IN THE LURCH & HAD TO LIBERALISE ON IMF DICTAT !

Indians as a trait  react well  to crises with Jugad thrown in. Today there is no money crises but a Religious divide which needs research as Have Hindutva majority are being challenged by the have nots. The gap is showing and needs minding.   In that vein  this is an IDF research, of how Profligate […]

IDF  ANALYSIS OF INDIA JAPAN USA’s ADVANCED  EX  MALABAR-17 AS A   MESSAGE TO CHINA WITH  CHINESE NAVY IN  MARITIME CROSS HAIRS—IN DOKLAM TIMES

IDF ANALYSIS OF INDIA JAPAN USA’s ADVANCED EX MALABAR-17 AS A MESSAGE TO CHINA WITH CHINESE NAVY IN MARITIME CROSS HAIRS—IN DOKLAM TIMES

IDF Analysis The 21st two week Exercise Malabar in July 2017 with six intense days at sea (See 17 ships in a rare photo) must have been analysed for lessons learnt by Naval and other officials of India, Japan and the USA. IDF scoured the media reports to table this 1400 worded UNCLASSIFIED analysis on […]