WHAT’S IN A NAME? “RUDRA” – INDIAN ARMY ATTACK HELICOPTER


WHAT’S IN A NAME? “RUDRA” – INDIAN ARMY ATTACK HELICOPTER I arrived into this world at my maternal grandfather’s home on Kutchery Street, near Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, Madras, Chennai. My father named me “RUDRA” to please LORD Shiva to obtain His blessings to defend my mortal existence. Indeed, those blessings helped me to act with courage while taking part in military action in remote Chittagong Hill Tracts during Bangladesh Ops of 1971-72. My Unit Commander Lieutenant Colonel B K Narayan, my Brigade Commander Brigadier T S Oberoi, and my Formation Commander Major General Sujan Singh Uban recommended the award … Continue reading WHAT’S IN A NAME? “RUDRA” – INDIAN ARMY ATTACK HELICOPTER

SEPTUAGENARIAN OF SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE CELEBRATES 69th REPUBLIC DAY OF INDIA


SEPTUAGENARIAN OF SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE CELEBRATES 69th REPUBLIC DAY OF INDIA Septuagenarian of Special Frontier Force reminds his readers about Tibet’s military occupation since 1950. He is celebrating 69th┬áRepublic Day of India while Asia’s third largest nation remains under Colonial Oppression, Repression, Suppression, and Tyranny imposed by People’s Republic of China. This Year’s Republic Day is of great interest for it gives me (Rudra) to speak about Rudra’s Maiden Appearance apart from ‘ASHWINI’ ( my son’s first name) Radar developed by Defence Development and Research Organization(DRDO). This Father-Son first-time appearance in 69th Republic Day Parade defines the term ‘KARMA’. Rudra … Continue reading SEPTUAGENARIAN OF SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE CELEBRATES 69th REPUBLIC DAY OF INDIA

SERVE THE NATION – SERVE THE SOLDIER WHO FIGHTS FOR YOUR COUNTRY


SERVE THE NATION – SERVE THE SOLDIER WHO FIGHTS FOR YOUR COUNTRY In September 1969, I joined Indian Army Medical Corps to serve the soldier who fights for my country. I am pleased to share Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal’s tribute to the Indian Soldier. Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4162 USA SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE   THE INDIAN SOLDIER IS A ROLE MODEL FOR THE NATION Indian Defence Review, January 15, 2016 Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal The Idea of India The Indian soldier is a role model for the people of India. Scrupulously honest, positively secular, completely apolitical, with an ethos of working … Continue reading SERVE THE NATION – SERVE THE SOLDIER WHO FIGHTS FOR YOUR COUNTRY

DEFENCE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY – KNOW YOUR ENEMY


DEFENCE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY – KNOW YOUR ENEMY Please take a look at Directorates and Branches of Indian Army Organization. Deputy Chief of Army Staff DCOAS(P&S) includes Director General of the Defence Intelligence Agency(DDG DSC) which was set up after the Kargil War. The idea is that of integrating defence intelligence gathering. Lieutenant General Kamal Davar was appointed as Director General DSC on March 05, 2002. He recommended all-encompassing National Doctrine to meet with India’s Intelligence Gathering demands. Intelligence demands keeping tabs or a tab which means to keep a check on, follow or watch every move. The primary mission of … Continue reading DEFENCE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY – KNOW YOUR ENEMY

WHAT IS MILITARY INTELLIGENCE? A BRAVE GENERAL NOT PREPARED FOR 1962 WAR


WHAT IS MILITARY INTELLIGENCE? A BRAVE GENERAL NOT PREPARED FOR 1962 WAR Shiv Kunal Verma’s book titled, “1962: THE WAR THAT WASN’T” tries to give a complete account of 1962 War between India and China. General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, Padma Bhushan, DSO was Indian Army Chief from 08 May 1957 to 07 May 1961, and General Pran Nath Thapar served as Indian Army Chief from 08 May 1961 to 19 Nov 1962. The War was initiated by China during October 1962 and ended on November 21, 1962 when China declared unilateral cease-fire and withdrew from captured territory.To accomplish this military … Continue reading WHAT IS MILITARY INTELLIGENCE? A BRAVE GENERAL NOT PREPARED FOR 1962 WAR

BHARAT DARSHAN – 67th REPUBLIC DAY GREETINGS


BHARAT DARSHAN – 67th REPUBLIC DAY GREETINGS On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, I share feelings of Joy and Pride with my readers celebrating Republic of India’s 67th Republic Day. Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE Continue reading BHARAT DARSHAN – 67th REPUBLIC DAY GREETINGS

FRIEND OR FOE – KNOWING INDIA’S ENEMY


FRIEND OR FOE – KNOWING INDIA’S ENEMY I am sharing analysis titled ‘The Future of India’s Security – A Analysis Post Pathankot’ authored by Brahma Challaney. The Art of Warfare primarily involves ‘Knowing Your Enemy’. Mr. Challaney’s analysis is incomplete for it makes no attempt to know the ‘ENEMY’. This attack on Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot is a mere symptom of an underlying disease. In my diagnosis, the disease that is afflicting Pakistan is that of ‘Foreign Domination’. Pakistan is virtually under siege from various external influences; political, economic, and military Expansionism of United States, Saudi Arabia, and … Continue reading FRIEND OR FOE – KNOWING INDIA’S ENEMY