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by somak
19 Jun 2010 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 264434

Re: The Red Menace

Maoist leader Kishenji injured, hiding in Midnapore, claim police

http://news.rediff.com/report/2010/jun/ ... e-cops.htm
by somak
19 Jun 2010 10:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1484611

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Portable bridges
by somak
24 May 2010 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 361658

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Arundhati while sleepwalking with the comrades, sourced that (mis)information from another compost heap, that of Trevor Selvam.

http://www.countercurrents.org/selvam310110.htm
by somak
04 May 2010 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 383
Views: 200874

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

^I also notice the same
by somak
24 Nov 2009 02:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 697155

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

BTW what's the significance of a night launch? electronics/communications are not supposed to depend on ambient light I believe unless it's 'solar powered' of course. Does A-2 has a stellar inertial navigation which might malfunction at night? I personally would prefer night time to gaze the stars t...
by somak
23 Oct 2009 08:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1484611

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Maoists release a captured police officer in WB. What's the gun carried by the guerilla at the left? Isn't that a Musket(0.458?) which typically Indian policemen use at guard posts generally.

Image
by somak
18 Oct 2009 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1484611

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

On the Marcos photograph jumping out of the raft. The Guy in the back is carrying a rifle with a canvas bag hanging from the bottom containing bullets. I saw such a gun in the hands of a Israeli soldier in a different photograph. What gun is that, is it MINIMI I believe it's the Nagev http://www.is...
by somak
15 Oct 2009 06:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1484611

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Sum. Yes http://www.expressbuzz.com/Images/article/2009/10/14/14oct_security_a.jpg A Marine commando being air-dropped at the Taj Residency Hotel in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday during the mock drill/Rajeev Prasad. what gun the marine commando is carrying ? Looks like an FN FAL or INSAS
by somak
23 Apr 2009 07:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Defence Blogs & Tweets: India and International
Replies: 66
Views: 18682

Re: Defence Blogs - India and International

What he has stolen? somebody's ppts? i'm clueless :eek:
by somak
22 Apr 2009 18:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Defence Blogs & Tweets: India and International
Replies: 66
Views: 18682

Re: Defence Blogs - India and International

Blog #27: Prasoon Sengupta's Blog

http://**************/

Tags = Defence, India, Military, Weapon Brochures
by somak
12 Dec 2008 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 675429

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

The NSGs are supposed to wear Fire retardant NOMEX clothings. It appears to me that they wear conventional cotton wears.
Lack of ballistic goggles lead to lost of an eye of a NSG jawan.
by somak
09 Dec 2008 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4628
Views: 803288

Re: Small Arms Thread

I believe Calcutta police acquired some Czech scorpion SMGs for VIP protection in late 80s/early 90s. A sample is still kept at Kolkata police museum.

I also remember an arms scandal in late 80s,involving some Czech pistol purchase for indian paramilitary forces. Can anybody provide the details?
by somak
07 Dec 2008 21:31
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)
Replies: 176
Views: 100162

Re: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)

What is the shotgun firing helicopter? a scaled down predator drone?
and where a gatling gun can be used in a CQ battle?
I feel the need of a sharpnel proof footgear. not necessarily a mine proof one
by somak
03 Dec 2008 08:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 675429

Re: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)

MP5 with double magazine


But doesn't that appear longer than an MP_5? the magazine is also wider and shorter than an MP-5

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