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by vikassh
03 Oct 2018 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2813
Views: 304086

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

does anyone know the SR71 would leak fuel onto the tarmac in some conditions? sounds like a very scary thing but they never had any publicly known accident web:: SR-71s run on JP-7 fuel, that fills the six large tanks in the fuselage. The component parts of the Blackbird fit very loosely together t...
by vikassh
06 Jul 2018 23:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 630638

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

parikh_ind wrote:There was a very well written blog (on rediff) on Indian SF operations by an anonymous officer in Kashmir in the early 2000's , remember some veteran brf gurus having a pdf copy or a link. Pls share.


Here you go: http://blogs.rediff.com/kashmirdiary/2006/09/
by vikassh
24 Jul 2017 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 630638

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Maj Gaurav introducing Para SF through this video. Some generalizations/observations: - Sainik schools show good representation among officers. - Officers can join Para SF from OTA as well. - Youtube can be a good recruitment medium as it disseminates valuable information for future aspirants. - Mod...
by vikassh
07 Apr 2017 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 630638

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Now we can see some of the faces as well from the list below. KTWKq4IR0G4 Manu Pubby ‏@manupubby_ET · 7m7 minutes ago The list of gallantry awards on occasion of Republic Day. Check 4 and 9 Para officers and men for those awarded for surgical strikes. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C3BDOr3XEAAbL2N.jpg ...
by vikassh
02 Apr 2017 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 33401

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

Defence Institute of Psychological Research under DRDO working on a new selection system for officer selection system for armed forces. http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/indian-army-ssb-interview-new-selection-process-for-officers-soon-2779847/ It seems OLQ may as well should c...
by vikassh
29 Mar 2017 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 33401

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

An interesting video from BBC showing selection test used by RAF for their pilots.



I believe similar assessments are used by SSB in India as well for IAF.
by vikassh
21 Mar 2017 11:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3526
Views: 411624

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Thank you so much Vaibhav for sharing this clip. It is a great feeling to see a living Phantom. Major saab looks amazing and has broken many of mine stereotypes of special forces :)
by vikassh
20 Aug 2016 19:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 630638

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

After watching the videos, there was one face that was coming to my mind again and again as if I've seen that face earlier. A google search lead me to this pic. I think it has been posted on BRF as well some where. http://s55.photobucket.com/user/sniperz11/media/Jawanops.jpg.html And thanks a TON fo...
by vikassh
15 Aug 2016 14:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 5179

Re: Happy Independence Day!

A very happy Independence day to all my country men. And heartiest welcome to BRF as well. I was badly missing our community.
by vikassh
18 Apr 2016 11:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 82489

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

A denial from the government on disappearance. The real story will only come after some time:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Officials-deny-RAW-officers-disappearance/articleshow/51871287.cms
by vikassh
17 Apr 2016 16:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 82489

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Not sure about the authenticity of this news but if true then repeat of Rabindra Singh episode.

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/4201-three-raw-officers-defect-west
by vikassh
14 Apr 2016 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2884
Views: 288715

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

Bursting Abrams in Yemen. It looks they left their vehicles intact without fighting

[youtube]CFSkEHMliPY&ebc=ANyPxKoauNgC2p3ayvOs1ZdYnu3ZVvyGhvnvttrW6eZBK1-p_FhKtE2TSzNv4zHTWtTzng1FOikYSVwGuGnOlnc7O03cJmgZjA[/youtube]





And some Bradley as well

by vikassh
15 Feb 2016 22:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 82489

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Has this been posted some where - Former IB Special Director Rajrndra Kumar's Exclisive Interview !!! #IshratSecret

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fymgvna8Rmw

by vikassh
27 Jan 2016 14:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 5770

Re: 2016 Republic day special

Khukri dance by a Gorkha regiment soldier

https://www.facebook.com/ssbcrack/video ... =2&theater
by vikassh
26 Nov 2015 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2936
Views: 195019

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

SaiK wrote:Image
courtesy: livefist


This one looks from Mission Udaan program telecasted on National Geographic channel a few years back.
by vikassh
26 Aug 2015 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2142
Views: 308105

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Came across this interesting video talking about WW-2 through data representation. If one of us who is good in analytics and has access to special tools can create some thing similar narrating story of our wars.

https://vimeo.com/128373915
by vikassh
27 Jul 2015 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2936
Views: 195019

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Image

Seems to be a special forces unit preparing for the assault in Gurdaspur.
by vikassh
27 Jul 2015 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 630638

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Image

Looks like special forces from today's Gurdaspur encounter.
by vikassh
14 Jun 2015 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 18297

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/Why-these-military-operations-should-stay-covert/articleshow/47658995.cms This article from TOI quotes Mandeep Bajwa Some points that come to my mind: 1. Whether government or any of the ministers or official ever said (officially) that...
by vikassh
12 Jun 2015 12:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 18297

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

meantime khaplang is in a rangoon hospital this week. looks like he deftly fell ill and was flown to rangoon for treatment leaving his boys to die. didn't some chota rajan type crooks attack some enemies in a thai hospital?? Could not the RAW task something like that on this khaplang creep?? I read...
by vikassh
10 Jun 2015 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 18297

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

Not only HR types...even some of the political parties getting ready for Bihar polls are going to raise doubts. First is going to be Diggi raja. Also, Khangres IT cell is getting better and all of us can recall their role played in denouncing Nepal quake work or the latest Sheikh Hassina statement f...
by vikassh
10 Jun 2015 12:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 18297

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

For those of you who want to learn more about 21 Para, check out this Youtube video from TimesNow. Though it is about a real badass colonel (now Brigadier) from the same regiment - Saurabh Singh Shekhawat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sB9zJ2V8W90 I have heard that good Brigadier is still unmarried.
by vikassh
27 Oct 2014 17:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 202866

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

http://i1.tribune.com.pk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/781704-PakistanArmyAFP-1414359926-684-640x480.jpg Is that a recoilless gun or field gun? Also see the different guns being used. What is that gun with strap like thing in the 2nd from last. It looks like a recoilless gun and the gun with strap is ...
by vikassh
22 Oct 2014 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3526
Views: 411624

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Sharing performance feedback on a selection test is a prerogative of an organization. They can avoid it because of security concern around selection process. They can share the score or they can not do it. But it does not equates/leads to a wrong selection system. I shared information about checks a...
by vikassh
22 Oct 2014 13:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3526
Views: 411624

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

^GD is an open process people who are honest know how they faired against the competition , do not equate that with an one on one interview specially when you know that when going into a GD with 99.9 percentile your chances are higher than say someone with 92 percentile , in a SSB the scoring syste...
by vikassh
21 Oct 2014 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3526
Views: 411624

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

^^^negi - you're talking basis half baked information. Kinship still matters - not that it is something actively encouraged as a policy as far as recruitment is concerned. It could happen by way of recruitment team from a particular regiment being sympathetic to son/brother/nephew of a former soldi...
by vikassh
11 Feb 2014 00:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 630638

Discussion on Indian Special Forces

India Today article on Operation Sun Down mentions SG under control of RAW. Mentions its raising in 1981. Here is the link

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/oper ... 40981.html
by vikassh
04 Mar 2009 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 426774

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

ChandraS wrote:Looks something like this
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Thanks Chandra :D
by vikassh
04 Mar 2009 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 426774

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

A question for gurus.. I saw pictures of a PAF Mi 17 in today's TOI and HT (Delhi editions) in the context of yesterday's attack on Sri Lankan players. There is some thing unusual about the helicopter in the picture. It has some sort of protusion in the front which looks like some sort of radar. I h...
by vikassh
11 Feb 2009 22:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 426774

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Can some one tell me about good books around military strategy, Indian Army, Pakistan army and wars in South Asia?

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