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by jamwal
30 Sep 2020 23:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3607
Views: 1010936

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Shaurya will be a nice addition. I like how it has basic launch steps same as Brahmos.
by jamwal
30 Sep 2020 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Kaalkut. Chapter 15 1 July 2017 Office US Federal Communications Commission 15:00 Hours, Local Time Wilford Sawicki, US Defence Secretary was not in the best of moods when he entered the meeting room. There were a lot of fires raging all through the world and he mostly felt overwhelmed trying to de...
by jamwal
30 Sep 2020 18:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3607
Views: 1010936

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

This black and white pattern is used for experimental launches, not production batches. A news report in 2019 mentioned that Russia would develop a 800 km ranged Oniks. So this Brahmos can't be 800 km atleast. Started from 290, then 400, now claims of 500-600. I have no idea what to make of it. BTW,...
by jamwal
29 Sep 2020 19:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3472
Views: 722570

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

5 Embraer?
2 are Netra with IAF, 1 with DRDO and rest? VIP transport?
by jamwal
29 Sep 2020 19:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

BajKhedawal wrote:Very nice read Jamwalbhai, keep going. Thanks!
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Keep it coming


Thanks
by jamwal
29 Sep 2020 19:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Kaalkut. Chapter 14 22 June 2017 Amsterdam 11:00 am, Local Time Roland Bakker had been staring at his desktop screens for the whole night with just a few bathroom and coffee breaks. His work as a security analyst for one of the top network security firms in Europe and his own nature meant that he n...
by jamwal
22 Sep 2020 13:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Kaalkut. Chapter 13 19 November 2016 National Technical Research Organisation, New Delhi The latest high resolution satellite images along with notes about things of interest had arrived at the desk of senior analyst Subhash Punia. The tall and burly Jaat from small town Haryana looked a bit out of...
by jamwal
21 Sep 2020 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Hiking up the mountains with a load strapped to your back is crying out for a tech solution. Electric winches/ziplines ? Have been thinking about that issue for some time. Am thinking about something similar to Boston dynamics SPOT with an internal combustion engine. :rotfl: Winch/ziplines operated...
by jamwal
20 Sep 2020 17:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1082644

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Say Goodbye To India’s Super F-16 https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2020/05/16/say-goodbye-to-indias-super-f-16/amp/ Hindustan Aeronautics’ Tejas, which first flew in 2001, is far less sophisticated than the F-21 would have been (Comparing a plane in service with a vapourware) . The delta-wing, ...
by jamwal
20 Sep 2020 17:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Kaalkut. Chapter 12 7 November 2016 Mob rampage over cattle theft in Meerut leaves 5 dead. – Dainik Bharat News Five people died and twenty one were injured in an incident of mob violence in Meerut yesterday. The violence started after a mob of locals attacked a local police station to protest the ...
by jamwal
20 Sep 2020 00:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Nepalis soldiers are part of commonwealth armies since a long time. If Chinese pay them well, what's stopping them from joining PLA? A lot of Nepalis, atleast on internet act just like Oli. Indian policies haven't been that great either wrt Nepal.
by jamwal
19 Sep 2020 22:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Hey, do you have a kml or kmz file of these roads and posts that you can share? I have made a .kmz file of these points. Please provide an email for me to send to. Please check private message. I've been tracking Chinese roads leading up to Indian borders. So far it seems like they have far better ...
by jamwal
19 Sep 2020 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

It's not just weather. People from plains can't really acclimatise very well in high altitude places like this. A lot of tourists routinely fall sick in such places, even the experienced ones. It's very hot during day time with a very strong sun which can peel off exposed skin if exposed to sun even...
by jamwal
19 Sep 2020 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

^^ PP-13 around 35° 2'1.34"N, 78°21'51.65"E. The Chinese have a road right up to 35° 1'32.26"N, 78°13'38.38"E along the Jeewan nala. Infact, PP-11A, 12 & 13 are on a Chinese built road/track or we can state the reverse i.e. the Chinese have built a road/track along out patro...
by jamwal
19 Sep 2020 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modeling the Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 66
Views: 15078

Re: Modeling the Indian Armed Forces

Someone posted this on DFI [quote="Jaymax61] All the talk of wargaming got me super interested. Picked up two I could find. The first one https://defenceforumindia.com/attachments/1596334090442-png.55215/ This game is about a brutal short campaign of heavy attrition that can go nuclear any time...
by jamwal
18 Sep 2020 00:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 141
Views: 21281

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

Is there any list of Chinese (and if possible Paki) military facilities of interest to India in kmz/kml format.
Even a text list will work as long as it has coordinates. I've spent weeks and getting tired of scrolling through maps.
by jamwal
17 Sep 2020 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

A lot of soldiers including Rajputs and a few others wore turbans during WW1 and WW2.
by jamwal
17 Sep 2020 18:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Rahul M wrote:JJ and Pargha, very nice going. Thoroughly enjoying it.

Thanks :)
by jamwal
17 Sep 2020 18:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Kaalkut. Chapter 11 23 October 2016. Gujarat The fishing boat’s engines were shutoff and it moved gently with the ocean waves. A Dornier Do 228 surveillance plane of Indian Coast Guard flew in circles a few hundred meters above it. All six people on the boat were lined up on the deck watching the p...
by jamwal
16 Sep 2020 19:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Zoravar Singh's expedition was carried on by other Dogra soldiers and Tibetans defeated again.
Hilly kingdoms of Himachal and some Laddakhi kings have a long history of controlling parts of Tibet since records are being kept. Check Mian Govardhan Singh's book Himachal Pradesh Ka Itihaas.
by jamwal
16 Sep 2020 19:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

often read here that some indian king had managed to extend his influence to Tibet or over china. can anyone point me to that That was Maharajah Ranjit Singh, the great Sikh emperor. Gulab Singh was a subordinate of Ranjit Singh. Gen. Zorawar Singh was Gulab Singh's General who led the troops into ...
by jamwal
16 Sep 2020 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Meets World
Replies: 44
Views: 6059

Re: China meets world

https://www.irrawaddy.com/opinion/analysis/badly-behaved-chinese-tourists-draw-local-ire-in-myanmar.html Badly Behaved Chinese Tourists Draw Local Ire in Myanmar For visiting tourists, the monastery’s main attraction is the sight of hundreds of barefoot, downcast monks silently lining up to accept l...
by jamwal
16 Sep 2020 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

a very good discussion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FYnbPnYB18&t=3381s The Ladakh Standoff and the Next Phase of China-India Relations i always agree with prof. MD Nalapat. why we don't get into some army pact with US just like what Indra Gandhi did with Russia. we need to fight our own war...
by jamwal
16 Sep 2020 14:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

The winter will most certainly be a Stalingrad moment for the Xitler mafia. Their logistics will be severely tested, more than ours. They do not have experience of supplying so many troops in that area, which we do. Bringing in more troops from their side is effectively sending their own soldiers i...
by jamwal
16 Sep 2020 14:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Please don't post stuff from these kind of rumour mongering fanboi accounts outside your own twitter account. Crap posted by accounts like this bring IQ level of everyone down.
by jamwal
15 Sep 2020 15:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1044369

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I have some hypothetical questions about capabilities of Dhruv and Rudra.

How many fully armed soldiers can one Dhruv carry while taking off from 4500-4200m and crossing peaks 5800-6000m high?
What payload can Rudra be armed with while carrying 6 or more fully armed soldiers?
by jamwal
15 Sep 2020 14:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 315867

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/barrel-burst-sets-back-armys-advanced-howitzer-programme/articleshow/78115375.cms Barrel burst sets back army’s advanced howitzer programme Development of the advanced towed artillery gun systems (ATAGS) suffered a setback after barrel of one of the pi...
by jamwal
15 Sep 2020 13:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736539

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Why are we blaming HAL for radios installed in a foreign built aircraft and absolving IAF of all blame? Mirage, Su-30 and most other aircraft were bought and extensively tested by IAF. For Su-30, they tested them for years then created a wishlist of avionics and changes which were implemented using ...
by jamwal
15 Sep 2020 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Is this green line accurate for AGPL between India and Pak in Siachen sector?
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Thanks Lakshman

SId:
Pangong lake and surrounding area is covered under snow in winters. This video can't be from January.
by jamwal
14 Sep 2020 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Who controls this territory marked in red next to Fuk Che in eastern Laddakh ?

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by jamwal
14 Sep 2020 15:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3472
Views: 722570

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Some AWACS including Airavat had an auxiliary power unit https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eh3ellsUMAIkmkC?format=jpg&name=medium Not so clear about Netra https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eh3ellcVgAAP0qr?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eh3e61dUMAAkPjC?format=jpg&name=medium https...
by jamwal
14 Sep 2020 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3472
Views: 722570

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Pretty sure that all such systems have an onboard power generation system for all the electronics, radars etc. One was developed specifically for Netra.
by jamwal
13 Sep 2020 15:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 39
Views: 6466

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Kaalkut. Chapter 10 22:40 Hours IST Poonch, Jammu A mortar shell landed meters away away from the forward post with a huge bang. A small cloud of dust and smoke marked the spot where it landed with a crater on ground. Then there were three more impacts in near vicinity. Indian soldiers huddled in t...
by jamwal
12 Sep 2020 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1961
Views: 236621

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Indian P8I are armed with Harpoons which are old yet capable. All this talk about Brahmos on every thread reminds me of that saying 'if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail' Aircraft carriers are one thing, airstrips on islands another thing entirely. Former are mobile, hard to tra...
by jamwal
12 Sep 2020 16:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

That's what the Vietnamese did in 1979. The Chinese lost over ~8000 soldiers in that and possibly twice that number injured. There were heavy casualties on the Vietnamese side too but they gave the PLA a pasting, the effects of which reverberate in China even today for following reasons: [list=1][*...
by jamwal
12 Sep 2020 16:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Has anybody fought a war with a 3000 km logistic tail against a strong adversary before, not including 1962? US has bases all over the world and it's supply chain is much longer spanning continents, but its a far bigger power which fights against small nations usually with power allies on its side....
by jamwal
12 Sep 2020 15:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2326
Views: 377531

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Am I the only one who is wondering why are we negotiating over LAC ? Take a look at all official maps of India and statements of multiple PMs and Presidents, all claiming whole of J&K including PoJK and CoL (Aksai Chi, Sinkiang) as integral parts of India; Bharat ka atoot ang. We are now having ...

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