Indian Defence Forum

  1. Indian Defence

    Discussion on Indian military and armed forces. No political topics permitted
    1. 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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      Latest: NAL Saras Ujjain, Apr 5, 2020 at 9:11 PM
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    2. 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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    3. 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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      Latest: Indian Navy Developments & Discussions vampyrbladez, Apr 5, 2020 at 9:38 PM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Indian Special Forces abingdonboy, Apr 5, 2020 at 7:32 PM
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    5. Defence & Strategic Issues

      To discuss the indigenous defence industry, war gaming, military scenarios and any topics that don't fit in other subfora
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      Latest: India's progress in fusion energy. Karthi, Apr 5, 2020 at 8:55 PM
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  2. Indian Affairs

    Political, economic and non-military analysis to promote Indian national interest
    1. 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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      Latest: Indian Police Force WolfPack86, Apr 5, 2020 at 11:55 AM
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    2. Politics & Society

      Discuss Indian domestic politics, legislative, legal issues and any event having a beneficial/detrimental effect on society as a whole.
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      Latest: Political galli gossip, misc & etc Craigs, Apr 5, 2020 at 9:49 AM
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    3. Foreign Relations

      Debate the effectiveness of Indian diplomacy and foreign relations. Discuss future alliances and memberships in international organizations.
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      Latest: Indo-China Relations Hydra3, Mar 23, 2020
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    4. Religion & Culture

      Information on Indian cultural, literary, religious and spiritual traditions which have transcended their traditional boundaries.
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    5. 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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      Latest: Indian Railways News SREEKAR, Apr 5, 2020 at 8:54 PM
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  3. Country Watch

    Analysis on countries of significant interest to India with a focus on China and Pakistan
    1. Afghanistan

      Stabilisation, Security and Defence of Afghanistan and its implication on Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent
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      Latest: Afghan Air Force (AAF) WolfPack86, Mar 30, 2020 at 5:42 PM
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    2. 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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      Latest: China Economy: News & Discussion Craigs, Apr 5, 2020 at 9:37 PM
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    3. 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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  4. World Defence

    Discuss military hardware used by armed forces. No political discussion permitted
    1. Land Forces

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

      Fighters, Bombers Air Transport and other Military Aircraft. Air Defence Systems and Radars
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      Latest: F-35 Joint Strike Fighter asianobserve, Apr 5, 2020 at 7:33 PM
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    3. Naval Warfare

      Surface and Sub-surface warfare. Aircraft carriers, Submarines, Naval technology, Naval Strategy, Tactics and Doctrine.
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  5. World Affairs

    Geopolitical and non-Military events of global significance. Divided according to geography
    1. Americas

      Political, Economic, and non military Developments in the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and other Latin American Countries.
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    2. 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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      Latest: Civil war in Ukraine Akim, Apr 1, 2020 at 10:55 PM
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    3. 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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      Latest: Russian involvement in Syrian crisis Fulcrum29, Apr 1, 2020 at 1:18 AM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Indian Ocean Developments Assassin 2.0, Mar 24, 2020
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    5. 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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    6. International Politics

      Discussion of international politics and events having global significance/repercussions
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  6. General Forums

    Sub-forums are self explanatory
    1. Military Multimedia

      Pictures, videos and other multimedia related to the military
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      Latest: The Awesome Military Photo Thread AnantS, Apr 5, 2020 at 5:55 PM
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    2. Military History

      Trace the history of conflict from the Ancient period, the two World Wars and the Modern Era
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      Latest: why Germany lost WW2? f3243007008, Mar 11, 2020
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    3. General Multimedia

      Share pictures, artwork, photography, videos, and other media, both personal and the work of others.
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      Latest: Odessa Kchontha, Mar 27, 2020
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  7. Community

    Relax and talk about any topic that doesn't fit in existing categories
    1. Introductions & Greetings

      Introduce yourself, make new friends and take part in forum activities.
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      Latest: Back in DFI after 10 years ! aditya10r, Apr 5, 2020 at 9:44 AM
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    2. Members Corner

      Forum for lighthearted general discussion and chat.
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      Latest: Chit Chat Thread samsung11, Apr 5, 2020 at 9:37 PM
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