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by hailinfreq
13 Oct 2014 02:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 624910

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

From Foreign Policy Searching for A Response: India’s Muddled Strategy on Pakistan BY NISHANK MOTWANI OCTOBER 8, 2014 The recent upsurge in ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir and the India-Pakistan international border is beginning to chip away at the veneer of rel...
by hailinfreq
20 Jan 2014 11:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 365052

Re: Indian Interests

Arjun, Leave the troll. He is repeating the exact lines that is said of British rule...if there were no British rule, India wouldn't have railways, democracy, civil services and all such goodies. And many such lies. BTW, these Asian countries (including India) were funded outside the Marshall Plan....
by hailinfreq
16 May 2012 01:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Industrial development & the evolution of military aviation
Replies: 128
Views: 8495

Re: Industrial development & the evolution of military aviat

Related article: An 8,000 Ton Giant Made the Jet Age Possible Summary (from http://www.slashdot.org/ The Fifty,' as it's known in company circles, broke down three years ago, there was talk of retiring it for good. Instead, Alcoa decided to overhaul their 50,000-ton, 6-story high forging press, now ...
by hailinfreq
06 May 2012 23:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 965423

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Avik: Flamethowers seem to be a part of the Indian Army inventory. 4.5 Flame throwers To meet urgent requirement of the weapon for operations, Army HQ proposed in June 1999 procurement of 600 disposable flame throwers. The proposal also indicated that 600 more flame throwers were required under the ...
by hailinfreq
06 May 2012 15:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 965423

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

How do you get close enough to a bunker housing one or more machine gun nests, to fire the flamethrower?

See video:
by hailinfreq
03 Apr 2012 18:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 66082

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Former COAS Gen retd Shankar Roy Chowdhury "Defence Ministry kept all Army chiefs in the dark" I am somewhat shocked ... Sorry for the noob question: Even if they did not negotiate the prize, by the size of the deals, the tatra deals must have been at least a line item in most budgets. Di...
by hailinfreq
23 Feb 2012 23:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 558529

Re: Internal Security Watch

came across this in the WSJ Indian real time blog. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/...-sticky-bomb-in-game/articleshow/11894009.cms Delhi cops find ‘sticky bomb’ in game? TNN Feb 15, 2012, 06.24AM IST Tags: sticky bomb|Police Commissioner|magnet bomb NEW DELHI: On Tuesday, police commissioner B K...
by hailinfreq
20 Feb 2012 03:35
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235160

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I am surprised that a moderator has not stepped in. The oversized smiley reference was perhaps just in bad taste but surely denigrating official IA regimental battlecries like "Raja Ram chandra ki jai" must cross some line?
by hailinfreq
20 Jan 2012 11:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 700664

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Yeah you forgot one perspective, An alternative to reflexively "attacking their line of thought" would be about trying to figure what they are saying, and what do they really mean? The problem is that most of these are bromides and are sometimes dangerous ideas: Lets see, Cooperate to eco...
by hailinfreq
19 Jan 2012 00:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 200776

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Did not see this posted earlier and thought it might be pertinent. senior Army officer, Major General Tejinder Handa has approached the Armed Forces Tribunal complaining that his Annual Confidential Report (ACR) has been spoiled by the present Army Chief, General V.K. Singh, as a result of which he ...
by hailinfreq
28 May 2010 22:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 899737

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

DRDO's VK Saraswat seems to have launched a bomb at the armed forces in open public, in front of the PM and Defence Minister. Seems the armed forces chiefs are livid, and making their displeasure known to the cabinet. Merlin, these statements don't do anyone any good. If anything, they harden the a...
by hailinfreq
17 Apr 2010 03:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1115537

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

very true , its also a good opportunity to get acquainted with Jr officers who have long career in navy and get to know them up close and personal , in the future these very people will be key decision maker in IN and indeed Russian Intel are very aggressive in doing their task , but do they follow...

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