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by anirban_aim
30 Dec 2014 17:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3546
Views: 505005

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

OT Alert: MP, is not a political DM. We need a political DM. Who can break through the entrenched lobbies in the MOD. In the absence off that, you can forget any changes in the MOD> Understand the underlying sentiment but it is not entirely true. A Political DM will use it as a source to milk funds...
by anirban_aim
15 Dec 2014 15:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 292897

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

http://www.dawn.com/news/1150858/us-funding-for-military THE sanctioning of $1bn in military aid to Pakistan by the US Congress will be hailed in many quarters in Pakistan as a sign of improving relations between Pakistan and the US and evidence of trust in the leadership and strategy of army chief ...
by anirban_aim
14 Dec 2014 20:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 458
Views: 94030

Re: Military Humor and related

Hi, just logged into BR. Checked the mainsite. Saw the below news report from TOIlet paper: http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=21508 Warmed the cockles of my heart to note that TOIlet DDM stays firmy there. For your viewing pleasure, gentlemen and ladies please check out the IB log...
by anirban_aim
06 Sep 2014 14:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210473

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

September is the month for the delivery of the first LCA to IAF. Hope it happens. It was June earlier. Missed. Now September. Will be missed as well. merlin ji, any source? Tejas FOC delayed again, Indian defence minister admits http://www.janes.com/article/41342/tejas-foc-delayed-again-indian-defe...
by anirban_aim
23 Jul 2014 14:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210473

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

@Rohitvats, while agreeing with the thrust of the arguements, I would like to add one small point: <snip> Indian R&D scene will take its own time to ramp up in capability - and while that is happening, the threat on India's borders will always be there. And which will not wait for Indian R&D...
by anirban_aim
19 Jul 2014 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2941
Views: 520986

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

SO good news all around. Phoren maal is not encouraged and desi SDRE stuff is given a leg up. 5 things, 1. no matter how much we may dislike the option but our defence planners, pols and gens alike need to accept the idea that in the long run our policy need to be that we will fight with whatever we...
by anirban_aim
19 Jul 2014 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History
Replies: 260
Views: 71400

Re: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History

Rakshaks, I am looking for 2 books 1. " A Soldier Recalls" by Lt Gen SK Sinha 2. "IPKF in Sri Lanka" by Lt Gen Depinder Singh Both are currently out of print. Can anyone point me to a source from where I can acquire these. I have already tried websites like olx and quickr to no n...
by anirban_aim
30 Jun 2014 15:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210473

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

*Speculation Alert* My two bits: 1. Vayusena wants the Raffa bad 2. Money is a concern so the deal might be delayed or watered down in no of units. 3. That the French are concerned and others are smelling an opportunity is obvious. 4. Putting 1, 2 and 3 together, Rafa will come but the deal will be ...
by anirban_aim
29 Jun 2014 21:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210473

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Gyaanis, Noob pooch, please enlighten. Please see these two links: 1st one from NDTV: http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/india-s-rafale-fighter-jet-deal-in-final-lap-awaits-government-s-nod-549799?pfrom=home-topstories India's Rafale Fighter Jet Deal in Final Lap, Awaits Government's Nod "We hav...
by anirban_aim
23 Jun 2014 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 458
Views: 94030

Re: Military Humor and related

Has this been posted before? From a very old blogspost: http://cyclicstories.blogspot.in/2011/07/babudom.html?m=1 All my life I have wondered, ‘Who is Govt of India ? In 1978, I was interviewed by the president of India (Sanjeeva Reddy) for the post of an ADC. In my zealous enthusiasm, after a bit o...
by anirban_aim
19 Jun 2014 22:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4811
Views: 814977

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Slightly Confused. Why this sudden News report? Last heard IA was looking for 155 mm 52 Caliber gun and 45 Caliber gun was considered not up to the mark.

Something has changed somewhere? or is it DDM
by anirban_aim
18 May 2014 13:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 208023

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

From one of the Fauji Discussion Boards: The article in the Words of Lt Gen Ata Hasnain about his dad's choice of nations at the time of partition._India Or Pakistan. Ata Hasnain Friends who have read the post "Jinnah Made a Mistake......." may find the following story interesting. In 1947...
by anirban_aim
24 Feb 2014 17:12
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4811
Views: 814977

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Look at the irony, News breaks on the same day as Deputy Chief of the PLA is in Delhi for the Annual Defence and Security Dialogue.

No kite flying conspiracy theory intended here. Just a WTF moment....
by anirban_aim
24 Feb 2014 17:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4811
Views: 814977

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

So this issue closed for now.

"M777 deal postponed by defence ministry. Artillery deal not approved at DAC."

via @manupubby
by anirban_aim
20 Jul 2013 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2168
Views: 374968

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Gen Yahya Khan Slurring through his speech after the fall of Dhaka.... I_y-VjS6lGA Unbounded Lies, propaganda and falsehoods!!! Some Chini, yankee b*ll l***ing Good for Weekend laughs... P.S: I miss a nice delusional junta in Pak. Long Democracy is not good for self destruction of Porki Land. Dreami...
by anirban_aim
03 Jul 2013 22:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 254986

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Some good news: INS Vikramditya, India's second aircraft carrier, out at sea again http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/ins-vikramditya-india-s-second-aircraft-carrier-out-at-sea-again-387637?pfrom=home-topstories The INS Vikramditya, India's second aircraft carrier, is out at sea again. By this time t...
by anirban_aim
06 May 2013 22:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 208023

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

RIP, Salute and Respects:

Col Vasanth Venugopal





Subhashini Vasanth

by anirban_aim
06 May 2013 22:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 218275

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Bhrata evam bhagini gan, The IOC 2 was expected after Iron Fist. Any news? Any idea how the IAF is judging the performance of LCA in Iron Fist? Is the IOC 2 imminent by June/July??? The suspense is too much to bear!!! Itna sannata kyon hai bhai? Will be very glad and thankful if any body can throw s...
by anirban_aim
04 Apr 2013 16:32
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: The Battle of tololing
Replies: 13
Views: 2094

Re: The Battle of tololing

Whattta day man......

Just like old days!!!

Arjuns and Tina Cans on the Armor Board and newbies creating threads for IB4TLs

Oh I feel great!!!
by anirban_aim
04 Apr 2013 16:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 214851

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

^^^^^ Bhai Wah Wah!!!! logged into BRF after eons.... and what did I see... Tin Cans Vs Arjuns!!! Well some body was right, more the times change more they remain the same! I remember good old days, when the Pro Arjun Brigade was led by very knowledgable and respectable RahulM and rohitvats. In fact...
by anirban_aim
19 Feb 2013 11:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 208023

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Feud between army and BRO engineers hits road projects Dear Friends this news Item is pure DDM. The Head of BRO is always from the Army and thats the way it has been envisaged from the organisation was created. The news that anybody is upset because of this pure DDM based on worst kind of Chai Bisk...
by anirban_aim
08 Jan 2013 13:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 208023

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Ladakh fracas: Disciplinary action okayed against 16 Armymen http://www.tribuneindia.com/2013/20130108/main4.htm Nearly seven months after officers and jawans of an artillery regiment clashed at Nyoma near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in southeastern Ladakh, a Court of Inquiry (CoI) has blamed ...
by anirban_aim
02 Aug 2012 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 94926

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Arre Wah!!! Rafale Ad on BR Home page. :D I believe this is a first. This is a very happy and proud moment. Glad to see that slowly but surely BR is being noticed as an opinion maker in defence/security affairs. Next steps may to create a publishing house and an offline identity. More strength to BR...
by anirban_aim
28 Jun 2012 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 101007

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

A heart warming tale of brotherly love among the flag bearing "pure" warriors: Taliban beheads 13 Pakistani soldiers http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/taliban-beheads-13-pakistani-soldiers-207640?pfrom=home-otherstories Taliban fighters have killed 14 Pakistani soldiers in a key militant ...
by anirban_aim
12 Feb 2012 23:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

I have but one question.......

If Bikram Singh becomes chief, what happens to Handa ji? On the fast track upwards????
by anirban_aim
12 Feb 2012 23:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Age row: VK Singh 'harassed' brigadier for not changing DoB http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/NAT-TOP-age-row-vk-singh-harassed-brigadier-for-not-changing-dob-2850426.html The Empire Strikes back!!! It might lie low sometimes, but it does not forget and it never ever forgives..... Trouble seems unen...
by anirban_aim
01 Feb 2012 21:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 271253

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Was just watching the NDTV programme.... a certain person in the programme peddling the F-35 deal and then, later, his views on the ToT....would even a layperson watching the programme take him seriously, after listening to the views of this man? What does the Rafale deal mean for India?? http://ww...
by anirban_aim
01 Feb 2012 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2168
Views: 374968

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Dear Rakshaks, I'm sure all of you have seen the "Army Strong" videos. But have you seen this??? 3BJsF7pbXEY&feature=related Now... Now.... if you had the impulse to point out, request you to kindly ignore the slight humbleness (for want of a better word) of the equipment. Bhavnao ko s...
by anirban_aim
30 Jan 2012 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2842434.ece?homepage=true http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/army-chief-age-row-government-wants-records-reconciled-171277 Ahead of court hearing, Ministry toughens stand against Army Chief Babu gira khadde mein.... us se nikalne ki bajaye babu ne kya kiya...
by anirban_aim
26 Jan 2012 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2168
Views: 374968

Re: Military Multimedia Content

<Partially Cross Posting from the Republic Day Thread> Dear Rakshaks, Happy Republic Day to you all!!! :D <ed> After the Amar Jawan ceremony when MMS reached Rajpath and got down from his car & was introduced around, right in the begining I thought there was a female SPG guard. Anyone can confir...
by anirban_aim
26 Jan 2012 21:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy republic day
Replies: 77
Views: 5815

Re: Happy republic day

Dear Rakshaks, Happy Republic Day to you all!!! :D Over with the niceties, now for some observations: First the best ones The paras were bloody awesome!!!! :D Absolute TFTA and kick ass...... 8) Whichever jernail saab came up with the marching style did a good thing even if the idea was "inspir...
by anirban_aim
18 Jan 2012 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 94926

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Dear All, The Balochistan Video link on the News Section of the Homepage is not working. http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=17139 Seems youtube or Al Jazeera has removed the video or access is being blocked. If cant be fixed then lets remove the link from the News section. Thanks a...
by anirban_aim
18 Jan 2012 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2168
Views: 374968

Re: Military Multimedia Content

For the Romantics, Fan and other fools like me....

From an old Discovery Video: Wings of the Red Star

by anirban_aim
18 Jan 2012 21:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Hitting the General below the belt http://blogs.hindustantimes.com/inside-story/2012/01/17/hitting-the-general-below-the-belt/ Before Army chief General Vijay Kumar Singh’s doughty daughter landed up at the Supreme Court registry to file a writ petition on behalf of her father on Monday evening, th...
by anirban_aim
16 Jan 2012 18:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

I will pray for your success in SC. Once you win, demand written apology... Apology?? You know who would have to resign even if verdict comes after 31st May. Egg and Tomato . My good sir, That is part of the fight!!! and I've no bone to pick with you!!! I believe we both are on the same side of the...
by anirban_aim
16 Jan 2012 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

rohitvats wrote:May the almighty grant him wisdom and protection from evil...we finally have a yug purush. Apart from getting the wrong rectified, his image as an upright army officer with honor and dignity will do a world of good for the image of the IA and Services. Amen.


+ 1 Million

&

Amen!!
by anirban_aim
16 Jan 2012 18:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Right after what would be his last Army day parade.... I'm ready to bet he planned it that way!!! Yo baby..... good...very good...outstanding..... I'm proud of you. Just when the smart asses thought that the Gen was silenced by a vaugue "we need you" "we like you" type speech. Ru...
by anirban_aim
16 Jan 2012 18:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219170

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

It is heartening to know that despite all guns at his disposal, Army Chief has faith in the institutions built by people of this country /ed..... Some times just sometimes I feel if only once, just once one morning ppl like PC & MMS woke up to find tanks n their courtyard..... I know... I know....

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