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Indian Air Force

Discuss the Indian Air Force doctrine. Induction of fighters, helicopters and other military aircraft. Technical comparison of Radar systems and AEW&C
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Indian Army

Discussion on Indian Army's war-fighting capabilities and operational readiness. Procurement of small arms, artillery and armoured fighting vehicles.
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Indian Navy

Transformation of the Indian Navy into a blue water force. Assets to include Indigenous Aircraft Carriers, Nuclear submarines, Stealth frigates, Destroyers
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Strategic Forces

Covers missiles and missile defence, cyber-security and network centric warfare, Space and Nuclear assets along with other leading edge military technology
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Defence & Strategy

To discuss the indigenous defence industry, war gaming, military scenarios and any topics that don't fit in other subfora
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Defence Wiki

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Opinion & Analysis

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OSINT

Open-source intelligence
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Global Defence Discuss military hardware used by armed forces. No political discussion permitted

Military Multimedia

Pictures, videos and other multimedia related to the military
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Land Forces

Infantry, armoured vehicles, artillery, small arms and other land-based systems and forces
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Military Aviation

Fighters, Bombers Air Transport and other Military Aircraft. Air Defence Systems and Radars
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Naval Warfare

Surface and Sub-surface warfare. Aircraft carriers, Submarines, Naval technology, Naval Strategy, Tactics and Doctrine.
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Military History

Trace the history of conflict from the Ancient period, the two World Wars and the Modern Era. Focus is on "Global History" and not limited to the Indian subcontinent
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Indian Affairs Political, economic and non-military analysis to promote Indian national interest

Internal Security

Issues affecting Indian internal security like militancy in Kashmir, the Maoist/Naxalite insurgency and events causing ethnic/religious strife.
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Indian Space Program

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Foreign Relations

Debate the effectiveness of Indian diplomacy and foreign relations. Discuss future alliances and memberships in international organizations.
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Economy & Infrastructure

Emergence of India as a global economic power. Discuss monetary policy, infrastructure development and membership in international economic organizations.
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History & Culture

Information on Indian history pre-Independence and cultural, literary, religious and spiritual traditions
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Country Watch Analysis on countries of significant interest to India with a focus on China and Pakistan

Afghanistan

Stabilisation, Security and Defence of Afghanistan and its implication on Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent
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China

Rise of China as a major military power and it's implications. Information on political, economic and other non-military affairs related to China.
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Pakistan

Emergence of Pakistan as a global hub of terrorist activities. Discussion on its deteriorating internal stability, economic status and social fabric.
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Global Affairs Geopolitical events of global significance. Divided according to geography

Americas

Political, Economic, and non military Developments in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and other Latin American Countries.
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Europe and Russia

Developments in Europe and Russia. Discuss formation of the European Union, ongoing financial crisis and the resurgence of Russia after the Soviet collapse
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West Asia & Africa

Issues and events in West Asia and African continent, including Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ongoing crisis in Syria and possible future conflict in Iran.
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Subcontinent & Central Asia

Developments in the Indian Subcontinent and the Indian Ocean, India being the dominant player. Central Asian countries are included
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Indo Pacific & East Asia

Discuss the impact of an assertive of China on East Asia and ASEAN countries, NoKo-SoKo conflict and affairs in Pacific Rim countries including Australasia.
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International Politics

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Introductions & Announcements

Introduce yourself, make new friends and take part in forum activities. Give your suggestions and help us improve DFI's usability
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Members Corner

Forum for lighthearted general discussion and chat.
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Science and Technology

Non-Military developments in science and technology which help improve human lives and gain a better understanding of our place in the Universe
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General Multimedia

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