IDF ON INDIA’S 65,000 TON AIRCRAFT CARRIER. USA’S PULL TO SELL EMALS SHOULD NOT SWAY THE NUCLEAR OR CONVENTIONAL POWERED DECISION

IDF raises the debate on The Telegraph Report On 16th May Titled ‘Plan for nuclear-driven carrier with US help’ datelined Goa, May 15. The Telgraph…

DGNP VIZAG’S GOLDEN JUBILEE SEMINAR ON PORT ‘CONSTRUCTION FOR INDIA’S FUTURISTIC NAVY’ & THE CELEBRATORY DINNER ON PICTURESQUE DOLPHIN’S HILL SHOWED NAVY’S PROGRESS

This is an IDF Report on the Director General Naval Projects (DGNP), Visakhapatnam, an organization (like DGNP (B)) that undertakes creation and augmentation of Navy’s…

ARIHANT ARMED WITH A DOZEN NUCLEAR MISILES WILL NEED COMMAND/CONTROL & DOCTRINAL DIRECTION IF NFU FOOTBALL CONTROL BY NSA/PMO & SFC ARE NOT CLEAR TO THE NAVY ?

“Nuclear Submarines in INDIA now have a new breed of professional Submariners apart from other Submariners to remain at sea for months underwater, on the…

NAVY TO FINALLY GET JAMES FISHER DEFENCE DSRVs IN MOD’S JUGAD POLICY FOR SAFETY SECURITY & ACQUISITION AND ‘RAM BHAROSA’—-IT WORKS ?

This post by IDF must start with an aside on acquisitions from DEFEXPO-held from 28-31 March,2016 at Goa which was consummated on the isolated large…

DEFSEC CARTER TO TIGHTEN USA’S MILITARY EMBRACE OF INDIA WITH GOODIES AFTER NUCLEAR DEAL & THE OBAMA MODI JOINT STRATEGIC VISION

Ashton Carter a Yale Rhodes Scholar, served as Undersecretary of Defence for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (2009-11) was twice passed over for the Def Sec…

ARMY MUST ENGAGE PAKISTAN’S FOR CBMs AND ‘RECONCILIATION’ AS EFFORTS FOR ‘RESOLUTION’ OF DIFFERENCES’ AND ‘COMPOSITE DIALOGUES’ ARE STALLED

A rising nation at cross roads must think out of the box and take risks. Helmut Kohl Chancellor of Germany (1982-88) displayed courage to bring…

NAVY’S QUEST FOR NUCLEAR SUBMARINES WILL SOON SEE THE COMMISSIONING OF HOME MADE ARIHANT WITH NUCLEAR TIPPED 750 km MISSILES TO COMPLETE INDIA’S TRIAD OF STRATEGIC FORCES

RIDER AND CREDITS. This post on www.indiadefenceforum.com is an abridged and modified version of the final longer research which is in GEO-POLITICS Issue of February…

NINE NAVY CHIEFS TOLD IDF – INDIA’S INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW 2016 AT VISHAKAPATNAM WAS PROFESSIONAL AND FLAWLESS—AND THEY KNOW WHAT AN IFR MEANS

The Indian Navy’s International Fleet Review (IFR) to salute Supreme Commander President Pranab Mukherjee was held at Vishakapatnam from 4th to 9th Feb with a…