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by samverma
24 Feb 2013 18:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 135259

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

^^^^^ i forgot to add terrain wise
by samverma
24 Feb 2013 18:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 135259

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

A shade off topic but this seems to be the appropriate thread....there were articles eons ago wherein the future soldier kit/weapons etc were being discussed...can we, just for theoretical brainstorming , discuss with images of what should the complete BDU with kit/weapon be for Indian soldiers in t...
by samverma
20 Feb 2013 16:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 658962

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Gurus...any news on the next two Arihants...reading the previous pages i understood that 2 more were under construction(?) with L&T having made/is completing the outer structures?
by samverma
20 Feb 2013 16:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 676890

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Excellent documentary on Garud Cdo Force. Even to layperson's eyes .... the progress is noticeable. It is also a large force with ~1000 members rivalling the MARCOS http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/ndtv-india-documentary/video-story/257589 Their mission set is now confirmed to include: * Combat Sea...
by samverma
20 Feb 2013 16:42
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 49747

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOB :(( :(( :(( :(( :(( :(( ...i want book too...when coming to Desh?
by samverma
20 Feb 2013 16:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 157815

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

The new missile will weigh 1.5 tons; it will be some 6 metres long and will boast a range of approximately 290 kilometres. More and more I am getting convinced that the actual range for Brahmos is far higher than 300 Km. Noobie question....does this reduction with same range be adjusted with tech i...
by samverma
06 Oct 2012 12:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 808522

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

fwd bases like hashimara and bagdogra need expansion. all eggs cannot be kept in tezpur and kalaikunda which is 700+km in the rear from AP border. I am thinking a new new hub base in barak valley or tripura is long overdue. this will also provide defence should the PLAAF try to sneak in over myanma...
by samverma
20 Sep 2012 15:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 133773

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Septimus P sir,

My above post was just a question..not intended in any other way...i'm a trainee so please forgive me if i phrased it wrong...Thanks
by samverma
20 Sep 2012 15:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 133773

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Septimus P sir, 50 Arihants?? Isn't that too high a figure of one type of nuclear sub? Yes, many nuclear subs are needed but all Arihant...shouldn't we have a dozen or so of this type...stabilize the design aspect as well as the production line and simultaneously start designing/manufacturing a larg...
by samverma
18 Sep 2012 12:30
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 176429

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Thanks..appreciate the prompt reply.
by samverma
18 Sep 2012 12:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 176429

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

A little of topic, but may have relevance - GURUS to please correct / educate me/us on this : We have been doing a lot of research/testing on Thorium based reactors as the next possible power generator source for our country...now i understand that it is still in testing / pilot run state (if i read...
by samverma
02 Aug 2012 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 129171

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

i got a naive question on the PSU issue...can a Maruti Suzuki like venture/structure/organization come into play in the defense sector? Decent privatization with government control/involvement in delicate issues (Manesar problems being an exception but don't think such a huge labor problem will ever...
by samverma
10 May 2012 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 383
Views: 202540

Re: Attn non-members/Not Received Confirmation Email

Dear Moderators,
I have been trying to get details on the types of fuels used by the armed forces use including generic terminology) as well as quantities...i was trying to find this info so that i could do a tentative calculation on the cost of fuel for the armed forces...can u help me?
by samverma
24 Apr 2012 14:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

IAF and missile regiments are the answer to your question. This will make up for the lack of infrastucture. I understand that these two will be the primary force in play in the NE...but the way we are going, we won't reach 39-45 squadrons till 2030 at least (i am guessing here) and our missile regi...
by samverma
22 Apr 2012 15:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

China, for all practical purposes, can kiss AP goodbye for the next 30-50 years. May be they can re-visit that topic after that. Nrao, I don't admit to being any form of expert least of all on military matters, but the feeling that i get (very personal opinion) from reading across a range of posts/...
by samverma
22 Apr 2012 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Would such a plan even be possible against China given the mountains in between ? Maybe we can move in a large number of infantry divisions and free Tibet fast but beyond that I am not sure. Perhaps bomb their infrastructure near the border or a long range brahmos ? :) I don't think we are in a pos...
by samverma
22 Apr 2012 15:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

So we need to have the discussion on how quick can IA step into conflict and take the offensive.[/quote] With this quote and what Singha sir said about the lack of infrastructure, where do we really stand?? Paper plans of improving the infrastructure seem to be moving at glacial speeds...do we prepa...
by samverma
22 Apr 2012 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

To all the people who replied to my post above...a very big thank you!!! Never went beyond Bagdroga so am forced to visualize the terrain and other difficulties that we will face...But it got me thinking...the defense plans in place are for defending only what we consider to be our version of the bo...
by samverma
22 Apr 2012 01:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

1) There is an asymmetric component to the threat from the West, which is what started this "response time" business.No such component exists to the East - yet 2) East is more of "Mountain warfare" - a different game (war, height and terrain). Not an expert, but India is more on ...
by samverma
21 Apr 2012 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

i got a question to all people here and since it's related to china,i am asking on this thread....some time ago various officials via the media informed us that since the days of Parakaram, we have been validating various operations and plans to shorten the response time in the event of war on the w...
by samverma
21 Apr 2012 16:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 133773

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

An analogy: China has been silently farting in the lift for quite some time. Compare the fart with silently proliferating nukes and missiles to NK/ Pak. It also partially succeeded in getting Pak to point to others in the lift that India was farting and responsible for the smell. Others in the lift...
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 131309

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

krishnan wrote:actually Mark III is getting ready for trials ...


Sir,

Thank you for the correct info...any idea about the time frame? When the trials start?
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News
Replies: 143
Views: 5010

Re: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News

Forgive me for moving a little off topic, but looking at Jamwal sir's pic, i was reminded of the "SIMON" door buster that was shown on a re-run of Future weapons....I remember my relative(who commanded one for the RR battalions in J&K) discussing the issue of porkis sitting behind a do...
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2994
Views: 246674

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

SORRY!!! that's what i meant (don't know what i was thinking while typing)..having said that a naughty thought came to mind whenever i open a link to you site...the blue icon looks like somebody is highly excited :)
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 17:02
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 667484

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

RAW has not really shown anything more than passing interest in this idea (had spoken to someone from this organization a few years ago)..he said there really is no need for it...dont like to advertise themselves :)
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 16:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 131309

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Was going back and forth on this thread and got lost...can some one tell me when the upgraded Arjun tank (Mark II is it?) is scheduled for trials and induction?
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 16:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Anticipating & countering future military threats/challenges
Replies: 262
Views: 34240

Re: Anticipating & countering future military threats/challe

Kinda DUMB question but not sure how to articulate the same...in the event of a war with China, will they use the insurgent organizations in the NE part of India as part of the offensive tactics? Like Pakistan uses "freedom fighters"? And will we be able to efficiently tackle both the conv...
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 16:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2994
Views: 246674

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

chacko sir, u work with frontline...right?
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 16:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Women in Combat
Replies: 521
Views: 69265

Re: Women in Combat

Beret = Cap; Black = {Armoured Corps}-{Para} Blue = {Artillery, AAD, Engineers, Signals, ASC, AMC, AOC, EME, Other services}-{Para} Grey = {AAC} Green = {Infantry, Mechanised Infantry}-{Para} Maroon = {Paratroopers including SF} Scarlet Red = {CMP} It is not Red, the fifth lady from the left is wear...
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 16:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Women in Combat
Replies: 521
Views: 69265

Re: Women in Combat

Blue is for signals, supply corp (U can see the ordnance pip on her shoulder) and i think some of the artillery regiments. Black is usually for armoured but not sure here...Red is actually Maroon...the concerned person in the picture is para qualified (i think is the correct terminology) and has som...
by samverma
19 Apr 2012 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 133773

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Lovely news on the successful launch...gladdens the heart that we have the strength and determination to tackle all obstacles to achieve technology advancements.. One question to all...i understand the need to have a few tests before bulk production of any weapon systems but in the case of the Agni ...
by samverma
06 Apr 2012 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 129171

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

not sure if correct thread but got a glimpse in the TOI (New delhi edition) that ACM Fontaine died earlier today...any links or validity in this?
by samverma
04 Mar 2012 12:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 676890

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Singha sir,

u posted a possible scenario of explosive movement just before i pressed the submit button..Bang on target!!

U just might have a great (and horrifying) idea for a potential terrorist plot/ scenario...request you to keep working on it...
by samverma
04 Mar 2012 12:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 676890

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Singha sir, U really sent a shiver down my spine with your scenario :eek: ..as for the stashing part as mentioned by Raja Bose sir, its difficult but then if some one really plans its properly with patience and radical plans it just might be possible.. Hell, the way i see it, u seniors and BRF oldie...
by samverma
30 Dec 2011 03:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 694
Views: 116902

Re: Technolgies useful for Indian problems

Gentlemen, i have come across an additive product that promises to guarantees a minimum of 10% improvement on any diesel generator (used for back up like in multi story buildings). At an average cost of Rs.43 per ltr(pan India average) the net savings is working out to Rs.2.50 per liter. This has al...
by samverma
30 Dec 2011 02:46
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 593436

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Yipeeeee!!! Great going vivek sir and many congrats on the publishing...can't wait to get my hands on your book. Do let us know when and where we can buy your book...
by samverma
17 Aug 2011 17:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

they exist only because momma and poppa had no condom. :rotfl: :rotfl: You mean to say that pakistan exists because Jinnah and Mountbatten lacked a condom ? The above post is a copy and my reaction to Shiv sir's quote...did'nt realize the quote was not highlighted...my apologies to you for any misu...
by samverma
16 Aug 2011 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 601957

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

they exist only because momma and poppa had no condom.

:rotfl: :rotfl:
by samverma
11 Aug 2011 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895627

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Come to think of it, if we are able to pack in 8-12 Nirbhays into the P17A, then we would be having a really potent frigate. Each would have 24 Barak-8, 32 Barak-1, 8 Brahmos & 8 Nirbhays. Now this sounds too little. But look at it this way, they seldom would move alone. But a squadron of 3 wou...
by samverma
21 Jun 2011 18:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 624060

Re: LCA News and Discussions

chacko sir, eons ago i vaguely remember (via BR) that one air force officer said that there are more than 1500 + targets.. cannot remember which topic it was under but will try to dig it out...nevertheless, 500 or 5000, doesn't matter..it did get me thinking about the time it will take to really neu...

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