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by samsher
08 May 2019 02:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 810
Views: 201817

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

And this from undee-tv! https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/the-pakistani-popcorn-seller-muhammad-fayyaz-who-built-his-own-plane-2033457?pfrom=home-lateststories Just needs an AESA radar, AAM-RAM integration and it's good to go hain ji! Pakis already got the fast track on 6th Gen++ :shock: :rotfl: :rotfl:
by samsher
29 Mar 2019 08:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 813
Views: 231660

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

Mahathir Mohammad visiting JF-17 Blunder and LCA Tejas both within few days... We can clearly see Ummah-Chummah effect :P :P :P Clearly the Fizzleya love for the Ayf Sola (and it's paint scheme) influencing even the models. Mean-e-while in Langkawi: And yes, those extra inches always count :mrgreen...
by samsher
15 Mar 2019 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3048
Views: 425440

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Sathish_A wrote:Pictures of A$$ whopped Paki F16 pilot....its trickling out.....

Image

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https://ibb.co/RTP8t5Y

https://ibb.co/yWJ70nw


Can anyone translate the Urdu?
by samsher
12 Mar 2019 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3048
Views: 425440

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Another theory. 3 parachutes came down. Abhinandan was captured but as we all know he did not fire his pistol and kept quiet, PA folks captured him. How do you know this? Was this info in the public domain? That info would only be in his official debrief report at the Sqn or perhaps Command level a...
by samsher
12 Mar 2019 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4942
Views: 694737

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

what is the importance of Sri Ganganagar in Indo Pak context?? Just a nostalgic musing: Have very vivid and fond memories of Sri Ganganagar. My dad's paltan (17 Maratha LI) was stationed there back in 1981-83 We lived in Bashas (houses / hutments with mud walls and cowdung "Lep") on the f...
by samsher
01 Mar 2019 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4942
Views: 694737

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Folks - what is in a fighter pilot's survival kit ? dagger, pistol, water, biscuits, radio set, GPS ? Why would the wingco be wondering where he is ? My thought, If you consider: Aerial dog fight + just shot down and enemy A/C + got hit + ejected + fog of war, some amount of spatial disorientation ...
by samsher
27 Feb 2019 10:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140465

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has briefed both the President and Vice-President about the Indian Air Force strike at JeM terror camp in Balakote. Genuine pooch: the President is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, no? So, shouldn't he be at least in the loop on the Surgical Strikes too (inclu...
by samsher
26 Feb 2019 09:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140465

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Guys, Posting after a long time. Do you guys think Pakistan will launch counter strikes against Indian Airbases in J& or Punjab. Are our forces on the highest alert. There does not seem to be any activity on the military alert levels etc. Are we ready for war? Per their claim, this was an "...
by samsher
26 Feb 2019 08:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140465

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

This per Yawn:
"Indian aircraft violate LoC, scramble back after PAF's timely response: ISPR"
https://www.dawn.com/news/1466038/india ... ponse-ispr
by samsher
01 Feb 2019 11:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

Beating Retreat ceremony, 2019
https://youtu.be/b-gOtXaGdCI

Absolutely beautiful!
My favs (for the last 30 years!)...
1. Drummers call

2. Of course, the lighting! The new "Tiranga" scheme is awesome!

3. "Sare Jahan se Accha" combined band.
by samsher
27 Jan 2019 08:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 493508

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

<OT RANT ON> Sorry if OT. Just couldn't find a thread for Republic Day -2019. No thread or comments, across the board, this year! Or did I miss something? If there is one please move it there. Anyways watched the "lifestream", in the western US and was waiting for the flypast. Couldn't hav...
by samsher
18 Jan 2019 01:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3853
Views: 550956

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Prem wrote:
Rakesh wrote:^^^^ I just read through her twitter feed. WOW :eek: :roll:

https://twitter.com/dr_rita39?lang=id


Had wrestled with her long ago,she runs to Malleha Lodi with every slap she gets.


^^^ The Twitter handle seems to have been deleted! Probably a pakjabi-ispr hitjob?
by samsher
03 Jan 2019 08:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 739
Views: 114092

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Yes he looks frail. The dark blue apron on extereme right with lots of patches is he a test pilot ? I was actually intregued by the gentleman kneeling front row, extreme left. His wings are on the right chest and he seems to have a diver / combat divers badge? on the left. That's quite interesting!...
by samsher
16 Feb 2017 10:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 397
Views: 57477

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Some great pictures here . ^^ The linked website states, under the 'Trainer Wars' section, that (and I quote) "HAL will also be displaying it’s HTT 40 trainer which was rejected by the IAF recently. " is this accurate? couldnt find any info, in the public domain, about the IAF rejecting t...
by samsher
02 Jan 2015 05:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 681254

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

^^^^ @17:46, while "profiling" the CO's of the unit, isn't that a familiar face? The name seems to be misspelt so are the decorations. it says "Maj Gen. Dalvir Singh, AVSM, VRL, VSM" The current chief's decorations include "PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, and ADC". so the VRL is...
by samsher
20 Jan 2013 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

^^^
a) Five Stars to Rajeev Ranjan (again!!). Hope someone in the desi media world recognizes his contribution to strategic affairs journalism in Hindi!!

b) Brings back memories of Belgaum and Cdo wing from the 80's and 90's when we were stationed there. Lido tank was a playground of sorts!
by samsher
02 Oct 2012 09:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/they-slashed-my-neck-but-i-fought-back-says-lt-general-ks-brar/249071?v_also_see Disclaimer: I would like to put this out that I am a huge Gen. Brar fan, probably due to me being a 'Maratha LI' kid. I hope they dont pull the video in the next 24 hrs! anyways, I ...
by samsher
14 Sep 2012 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 134248

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

IAF pilot refuses to ferry Rahul GUWAHATI: An IAF chopper pilot who took AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi to riot-hit areas of lower Assam from Guwahati airport on Tuesday refused to ferry him back citing bad weather. The pilot stood his ground despite defence minister A K Antony intervening. &q...
by samsher
26 Jun 2012 23:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 256062

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

@Khalsa.... The person u're pointing is Maj.Gen Gandharv Nagra,GOC 101 CZ who also became GOC of 43rd Mountain Brigade after Gurbux Singh was injured,practically Gen Nagra and Gen Sagath Singh were the field commanders in the entire eastern sector. You can see him in this clip @2:04, http://www.you...
by samsher
03 May 2012 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138757

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

I would like to add some perspective to this discussion. Having grown up in the 'Sahayak' culture I have have observed both the 'use' and 'misuse' of the so called "pracice". Considering the fact that education levels of our Jawans (and the country as a whole) have increased tremendously, ...
by samsher
14 Feb 2012 03:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 155163

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

... The last line says "His name figured among the officers involved in the Sukna military station land scam.." so which one is it? Come on DC !! cant we get simple reporting right! Very Last line of the article also says But later, it came to light that he was the whistle-blower and was ...
by samsher
14 Feb 2012 02:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 155163

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Deccan Herald Lt. Gen. Halgali is new deputy chief of Indian Army New Delhi, Feb 13, 2012,(IANS) Lt. Gen. Ramesh Halgali, a whistle-blower in the 2009 70-acre Sukna military station land scam in West Bengal that led to court martial of senior army officers, Monday took over as the deputy chief of a...
by samsher
12 Feb 2012 07:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Old but Gold interview of FM Sam Manekshaw. That it is in excellent hindi was a surprise to me, as I had heard that Sam Manekshaw did not speak good hindi. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvDjHcTeTe8&feature=related <Jingo Rant Alert!> Amazing! This video needs to be solidified in gold and shown...
by samsher
10 Feb 2012 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 177394

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Rahul M wrote:so what's the answer ?



A-57, also known in some circles as the "Boat Bomber"
by samsher
19 Jan 2012 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 256062

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

SagarAg wrote:^^ Why is there chain on front tires. :?: Better grip on road . :-?


Yep. Its common practice to use chains for better traction on icy roads.
by samsher
20 Dec 2011 01:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 35797

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

Some time ago, I had opended a thread which got canned . :(( :(( ... hence adding here. I guess it will take care of some questions some folks want to know. It gets better. Part 1 (Sound quality a bit doubtful, but bearable) Vgz8rw1FOmE IMHO, this was a great documentary. Personally for me it broug...
by samsher
23 Sep 2011 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Apologies if this has been posted before.

A nice documentary on NDA.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC7WrQfUAuk
by samsher
14 Aug 2011 04:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Jammu and Kashmir: The endless war Good video of insurgency ops of the IA & RR. Edit: Highly recommended. Great video indeed! Good to see the AMC folks getting some recognition for their work! Small nitpick: Whats with this tendency, by NDTV and the rest of em (I think Times Now is notorious fo...
by samsher
06 Jun 2011 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

a Bhutanese cadet from at one of the institutes - NDA i think http://www.youtube.com/user/MrTshetum The language is quite "colorful" to put it mildly :) Perhaps not a good idea to post in the public domain. IMHO it depicts the cadets in poor light. That being said there are quite a few &q...
by samsher
31 Mar 2011 08:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 332024

Re: Military Multimedia Content

General V. K. Singh, USAWC IF Hall of Fame Induction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls5Wd-Sp6Hw

Apologies if it is a repost.
by samsher
26 Jan 2011 20:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1491770

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

If I am right, There was no march by Sikh Regiment, Kumaon Regiment, Paras, Bihar Regiment. Right ?? or Did I miss something ?? Sikh LI was present and accounted for! you can see them in all their glory here: http://republicday.nic.in/ The Sikh LI @ around 56:12. Great parade, but did miss hearing ...
by samsher
27 Nov 2010 06:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1491770

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

From sainik samachar IAF pilots still using blue uniform ? Didn't the IAF decide to change the blue uniform into green when they found out they look ridiculous in the blue uniform covered by a green G-suit ? Blue= navy blue, don't know the correct name of the colour. [/quote] Good one! :rotfl: Nowa...
by samsher
09 Oct 2010 02:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 792802

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Sumeet wrote:Great interview of IAF chief by Barkha Dutt - NDTV

http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/i ... /167850?hp


Great Interveiw indeed. ACM Naik is Kick A$$ :)
by samsher
26 Aug 2010 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 840862

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Lalmohan wrote:blue angels = navy
thunderbirds = air force


Slightly OT here but is there any plan to upgrade the A/C in our flight demo teams (both SKAT and Sagar Pawans for the Navy)?
perhaps a sqdn of gleaming new <insert your MRCA here> or even the Hawk?

gurus please comment.
by samsher
23 Sep 2009 09:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 870717

Re: Indian Military Aviation

These airfields are all designated advanced landing grounds for a purpose. The Aircraft land quickly offload and are gone in like < 30mins, the engines running at low speeds the time they spend on the ground. This is better than airdropping of cargo from transport planes (not helicopters), which IA...
by samsher
20 Jul 2009 02:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 281
Views: 13613

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Hello folks, I happened to watch an intersting episode of "Dogfights of the future" on the Military Channel. Mostly featuring the F-22 Raptor and te F-35 pitted against the "others. My personal opinion is that it was heavily biased in favor of the F-22 (no surprises !!). Anyways, foun...
by samsher
22 Apr 2009 01:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 24854

Re: Indian Military Aviation

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by samsher
27 Feb 2009 21:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 517
Views: 22427

Re: Indian Military Aviation

yes, with both hot and cold water available and if the pilots want, they can take a shower as well. tauliya is kept on a hanger inside the cockpit, alongwith a bar of Cinthol saabun . :rotfl: :rotfl: AFAIK, Lifebaay is the 'defacto' standard among our men of honor. 'Lifeebaay hain jahaan- tandurust...

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