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by Dmurphy
30 Sep 2016 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2045
Views: 218304

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Singha wrote:Farzad Lami
‏@FarzadLameh
Ex Pakistani President Parvez Musharraf to arrive to Washington today for lobbying in congress. #Pakistan is desperately seeking U.S. help.
This is bizarre. N'waz sending in Mushy - the same guy who had him on the run about 15 years ago! :eek:
by Dmurphy
11 May 2015 07:02
Forum:
Topic: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted
Replies: 133
Views: 0

Re: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted

Congratulations on a fresh start guys. What happens to the FB page which Andy B, PG Bhat and I setup some years ago and is now 948 strong? Would some actual mods be ready to fully take it over to retain the follower-ship attained over the last 4-5 years? Or want me to wind it down? We don't want two...
by Dmurphy
27 May 2014 13:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.
Replies: 183
Views: 5334

Re: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.

AJ get Defence and Finance confirmed now. I wonder how a busy finance minister with so much on hands will have time for Defence or vice versa. Just to keep cabinet small we have single minister handling many portfolio. My take is that, some big plan (war, nuke warhead mfr, nuke testing, otherwise a...
by Dmurphy
01 Apr 2014 17:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sad announcement: BRF to close down
Replies: 41
Views: 2009

Re: Sad announcement: BRF to close down

Worst april fool prank ever
by Dmurphy
20 Feb 2014 16:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 195715

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

there must be plenty of Mig29 in RuAF inventory. we should look at getting them changed to 29UPG std and adding another 50 while the never ending Muharram over Tejas and Rafale draws to its close. We were :(( :(( to buy even upgraded Mirages from a bankrupt Greece But a smart move from Pakis though...
by Dmurphy
25 Nov 2012 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Preparing for Defeat by the Dragon
Replies: 208
Views: 5291

Re: Preparing for Defeat by the Dragon

The need of the hour is a thread named "Preparing for defeat by England in India"
by Dmurphy
23 Nov 2012 13:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune
Replies: 269
Views: 6658

Re: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune

I have a different take on this matter. You may not agree, but still here goes: I believe the idea of capital punishment was to not only be punitive in purpose but also to dissuade people from committing the same crime in future. Keeping this in mind: Kasab came here to die. His peers in Pak are als...
by Dmurphy
24 Oct 2012 20:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 100720

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Found this on FB

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by Dmurphy
13 Oct 2012 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 94105

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

And what happens to the cadre of pilots and airmen in IAF who work in the two Mi-24/35 Squadrons? You don't simply let such talent sit idle because AAC will not fly attack helicopters. Call me crazy if you will, but why not transfer the entire gang of IAF Helo pilots and the support staff to AAC? W...
by Dmurphy
13 Oct 2012 15:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 94105

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Well, Air Marshal Bk Pandey says the IAF will retain some of the Apache's after all http://www.rediff.com/news/report/attack-choppers-for-army-acceptance-of-ground-reality/20121013.htm "However, this decision should not been seen as if the air force is losing all control. Out of the 22 Apaches,...
by Dmurphy
24 Jul 2012 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2912
Views: 177818

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Wow. i have never seen anything like this before in India. http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/05jd4s1auJaHw/x610.jpg As I look at this picture, every ounce of my ingrained Hindu belief (mostly about preserving hierarchy) screams out the following: Why is a cop wearing a red beret?! Are SF folks ar...
by Dmurphy
16 Jul 2012 22:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 90756

Re: BR Forum Feedback

:evil: Did you try searching? here
by Dmurphy
15 Jul 2012 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

States’ hold on NSG key NCTC proposal The foremost proposal is to grant power to states to "requisition" the NSG as well as civil and military assistance for counter-terror operations. Now, both these powers are limited to the director of NCTC. Under the original order, the NCTC was grant...
by Dmurphy
12 Jul 2012 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 766851

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

kmc_chacko wrote:^^ more su-30s Image

It would be safe to assume that the new ones will all be Super 30s. Begs the question, why aren't they planning to convert all impending Su30s into Super config with an add-on cost?
by Dmurphy
01 Jul 2012 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

NSG to pull out 900 commandos from VIP security for counterterror operations training ...the 11 SRG will be taken out from its present task and converted into a regular SAG-like unit for undertaking specific counter-terror operations. So it means personnel with non-Army background will also be a pa...
by Dmurphy
01 Jul 2012 17:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Raja Bose wrote:^^Looks like a Micro Uzi but hard to be 500% sure since the mag is hidden by the white banner. But it is plausible since Para SF have been using Micro Uzi for quite some time.

I'd wager it was a MSMC carbine. Or is it just wishful thinking on my part?
by Dmurphy
01 Jul 2012 14:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 103257

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

This UPA government has shot the nation in foot by creating a bogey of 'Saffron terror' to blunt the ire directed at Islamic terror in India. They kept quiet even in case of Col Purohit as it served their purpose and with a compliant chief (more bothered to save his investments) an officer went thr...
by Dmurphy
22 Jun 2012 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

rohitvats wrote:PS: Any guess who was the SF Officer who led the SF charge? (Surya, you're not to answer this)
eerrr...Gen VKS?

:oops: Don't kill me if I'm wrong. :cry:
by Dmurphy
12 Jun 2012 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 766851

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

My Latest Photo: #31 Squadron's Lioness Fully-Loaded What's on the pylon just inboard of the bombs on the right wing? It's an R77 with a different colour scheme. To be honest it had me thinking of Novator as the wiki page shows the Novator in the same colour scheme. Vishal, remember us discussing t...
by Dmurphy
01 Apr 2012 07:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 766851

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Cain Marko wrote:Su-34/Su-30MKI
If we put a newly married couple in a Su-34, they can hold hands while flying it. :mrgreen:
by Dmurphy
16 Mar 2012 18:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 130992

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Rahul M wrote:yes they used to be in lohegaon. had the pleasure of seeing them once upon a time. moved to jamnagar last I heard.
Yes, saw them take off at JAM and do the sorties. Quite visible from a taxiing plane. Such a pretty sight they are.
by Dmurphy
14 Mar 2012 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Surya wrote:Dalbir Singh would be a very interesting chief
based on his background

Our Friend Vyas had some observations :) :wink:

Here: viewtopic.php?t=321
by Dmurphy
19 Feb 2012 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Desi Night Stalkers :D Nice!
by Dmurphy
14 Feb 2012 15:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 640484

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

While the general mood is HAL bashing, this is something to maybe slightly change the mood :D http://s1150.photobucket.com/albums/o603/raghuramkiran/?action=view&current=417092_10151246910875214_819820213_22938356_1954788685_n.jpg [OT] Are you the Kiran of FP @ orkut? [/OT] Cheers.... Orkutiya ...
by Dmurphy
10 Feb 2012 22:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 861369

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

News trickling in that Pak Navy will build a nuclear submarine in 5 years :roll:

Read on Twitter and a deaf-n-dumb forum that ARY channel relayed this news today. Believe it at your own peril.
by Dmurphy
10 Feb 2012 21:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 90756

Re: BR Forum Feedback

@Sriman: No, nothing in particular. But the armed forces image, honour, status have taken such a beating in the last ten years, that the country's (and militarys) focus has turned away from strategy, defence, and indias geopolitical posture, to simply trying to survive the humiliation heaped upon i...
by Dmurphy
05 Feb 2012 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 838
Views: 168525

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

Waiting for someone to come up with the idea of buying F-35s for the BSF :evil:
by Dmurphy
04 Feb 2012 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 94105

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Boy! Is he scathing on the LCA effort or what?
by Dmurphy
31 Jan 2012 22:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 121226

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

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Something tells me our PM is hardly excited about the MMRCA news :roll: :mrgreen:
by Dmurphy
31 Jan 2012 19:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 121226

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Could it be.... http://livefist.blogspot.com/2011/05/indian-politician-says-sonia-gandhi-has.html The Gandhi family's corrupt defence deals have a way of coming back to save our b***s when needed the most. Case in point -- the Bofors Gun during Kargil. So that way, if indeed Sonia Gandhi & Fami...
by Dmurphy
31 Jan 2012 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 121226

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

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AOA onlee....


AK phyrrrrr!!!
by Dmurphy
29 Jan 2012 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 56876

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

Septimus P. wrote: the Army can have it's own air wing with a few squadron of the F-35B
Yes, but why just stop at that? I think the Army should also have its own AWACS, refuellers and a maritime wing comprising of frigates, destroyers, SSBNs and nuclear aircraft carriers.
by Dmurphy
29 Jan 2012 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 419440

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

anisham wrote:Query to senior members/mods :
Is there any thread to discuss Indian history? I am specially interested in Indus valley, vedic age and Mehrgarh Era.

viewtopic.php?f=24&t=4817&start=2360
by Dmurphy
25 Jan 2012 18:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2141
Views: 303171

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Austin wrote:Pakistan Air Force Frontline

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn0B97LVbIE
"I want to hear a single thhakk" :mrgreen:
by Dmurphy
24 Jan 2012 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613558

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Got this pic of NSG kammandu at Raj Path from Indian Army Fans page on FB

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by Dmurphy
30 Dec 2011 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3138
Views: 379786

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

These Russians ought to be kidding themselves. Another accident on a nuclear submarine. IN PICS: Russian nuclear sub catches fire The fire at the Yekaterinburg nuclear submarine started while it was docked for repairs at the Roslyakovo shipyard in the Murmansk region. http://im.rediff.com/news/2011/...

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