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by LakshmanPST
19 Oct 2020 11:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Except for the last 5km stretch, India never had control of Galwan valley since 1962... And we are not going to give up the last 5 km anyway... What exactly is your point...??? Isn't the 5 kms stretch the bone of contention? If there is going to be a deal they would go through the motion of vacatin...
by LakshmanPST
18 Oct 2020 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

The only deal that China would want that they continue to remain in Galwan valley and we vacating the heights in Kailas range. As a concession they might release some video footage of Chinese soldiers packing up and leaving while keeping defensive positions intact for reoccupying the valley. If GOI...
by LakshmanPST
17 Oct 2020 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963798

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China has given out these statements like a 1000 times already... And Indian response is same, "They're internal matters"... I feel India should issue a last warning to the Cheenis rather than simply copy-pasting the same response... And next time China gives out some statement like that, ...
by LakshmanPST
17 Oct 2020 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 686916

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

What I dont understand is that this is not going to get them votes. Abrogation has the support of the majority of Indians. Even non-JK Ms dont seem to care about abrogation of 370. Why CONg? To what end? They probably want large scale riots... The narrative is along the lines of Govt. being oppress...
by LakshmanPST
16 Oct 2020 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 177
Views: 51326

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Is it possible to list out all programs in the first page of a thread... For example, just list out names of all military helicopter programs in first page of 'Indian Military Helicopters'... Or list out all missile programs in first page of 'Indian Missiles' etc.... They may be arranged with sub-he...
by LakshmanPST
16 Oct 2020 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

…..strategize to influence the Congress and the Left to proclaim Tibet as illegally occupied. This is not easy to do but the only way/ This should never become a BJP vs China thing. When did Ladakh discussion became Tibet discussion. As you said the govt has a public discourse about Ladakh includin...
by LakshmanPST
15 Oct 2020 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

This beggers belief, nehru supplied the Hans with food?? Is this mentioned widely known? Unbelievable. This is widely known. In fact, there is another one, for which I do not have a reference right now, but have clearly read about it. That is, in 1950, China asked India permission to build a road f...
by LakshmanPST
12 Oct 2020 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://twitter.com/danvir_chauhan/status/1315218174778830849?s=19 4 days back Chinese Infantry supported by 40-50 tanks in proper extended line just like an attack proper, moved dangerously close to 6 Grenadiers positions by 50 meters and returned. A demonstration extremely dangerous. What if our t...
by LakshmanPST
12 Oct 2020 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

LAC is Line of Actual Control as it existed on the day the 1962 war ended...
It is theoretically NOT a fluid line...
by LakshmanPST
05 Oct 2020 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 334614

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/131 ... 48864?s=19

"IAF's acquisition priority ladder laid out by Chief of Air Staff today:
83 LCA Mk.1A
114 MRFA
LCA Mk.2
AMCA"
by LakshmanPST
05 Oct 2020 15:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 334614

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

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https://twitter.com/livefist/status/131 ... 79425?s=19

"Important: IAF chief indicates deliberations still on to decide whether to buy more Rafales or pursue separate 114 MRFA. Decisions to be taken in the next few months, he indicates. "
by LakshmanPST
05 Oct 2020 15:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689581

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/131 ... 79425?s=19

"Important: IAF chief indicates deliberations still on to decide whether to buy more Rafales or pursue separate 114 MRFA. Decisions to be taken in the next few months, he indicates. "
by LakshmanPST
05 Oct 2020 14:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083448

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

ashbhee wrote:Any good news in MK 1A contract signing front? This is agonizing delay.


Apparently, the chief himself said today that contract will be signed by December...
by LakshmanPST
04 Oct 2020 20:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Pakistan to merge Gilgit-Baltistan with the mainland under China`s pressure for completion of CPEC How can this be possible legally? Will the rest of the world agrees for such a move? If this news is true then it is nothing short of slave trade. Capture land and people sell it to different people. ...
by LakshmanPST
04 Oct 2020 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 257
Views: 53654

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread



Some comments on OFB... Sharing it here... Take it FWIW...
by LakshmanPST
01 Oct 2020 07:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083448

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

Rakesh wrote:

When Anantha says SP-22, is it actually SP-18? The numberings were changed. Just want to confirm.


I guess it is SP18 only...
I remember reading somewhere that HAL has not changed their internal numbering...
by LakshmanPST
30 Sep 2020 10:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

News is coming that Pakistan is planning to make GB a 5th province... Let's say Pakistan changes its constitution to include GB as fifth province, then India will have every right to attack Pakistan... Infact, it will become a prestige issue for India and we will have to attack Pak if & when it ...
by LakshmanPST
29 Sep 2020 15:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/1310864866001911809?s=19 China does not recognize the so-called Union Territory of Ladakh illegally established by India, and opposes infrastructure construction in disputed border areas for military control purposes, FM spokesperson Wang Wenbin said in res...
by LakshmanPST
28 Sep 2020 08:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

In a way I feel this Winter deployment is good for us in the long run... Even if things don't go kinetic, we will gain valuable experience of maintaining war time force in those heights during winter in Ladakh... It will help us fix all loopholes in terms of weapons, equipment and logistics, in cas...
by LakshmanPST
27 Sep 2020 23:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

In a way I feel this Winter deployment is good for us in the long run... Even if things don't go kinetic, we will gain valuable experience of maintaining war time force in those heights during winter in Ladakh... It will help us fix all loopholes in terms of weapons, equipment and logistics, in case...
by LakshmanPST
26 Sep 2020 08:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963798

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)



While most of the disputes mentioned in this video are already known to most of us, the interesting part is China's claims over Nepalese territory...
That is something new to me... China claims more than 10% of Nepalese territory....
by LakshmanPST
25 Sep 2020 16:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

I wanted to make this point for a while now but kept forgetting ... The FACT that the Chinese are able to intercept Indian troops @ y-junction simply means that they are *watching* our Burtse camp without doubt. There is simply no other way to detect, mobilize and move up to the y-junction 1st befo...
by LakshmanPST
25 Sep 2020 16:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Not sure if this was posted earlier, but a very interesting video from Shekhar Gupta... interesting not so much for his explanations, which we've discussed here, but because he shows hand-drawn maps from Gen Panag, showing the LAC claim lines in the Demchok and Spanggur-Pangong sectors. Suggests th...
by LakshmanPST
23 Sep 2020 08:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3818
Views: 738867

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

I have recently read that these Mig 29 planes are "sparingly used". Apparently, they were bought by Algeria a few years back, then rejected and returned to the Russians due to structural damage in the air frames. The Russians then made a deal to replace these Planes with Sukhoi 30 aircraf...
by LakshmanPST
20 Sep 2020 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

jamwal wrote:Hey, do you have a kml or kmz file of these roads and posts that you can share?


I do have it, but don't want to share it in public. DM me.
by LakshmanPST
19 Sep 2020 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

^^ PP-13 around 35° 2'1.34"N, 78°21'51.65"E. The Chinese have a road right up to 35° 1'32.26"N, 78°13'38.38"E along the Jeewan nala. Infact, PP-11A, 12 & 13 are on a Chinese built road/track or we can state the reverse i.e. the Chinese have built a road/track along out patro...
by LakshmanPST
18 Sep 2020 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Brahma Chellany On China, India is making a mistake Brahma Chellaney is criticizing each and every diplomatic move and writing long articles on every word, letter, comma & spelling mistake in official statements... Whatever may be his agenda, I stopped taking him seriously after he kept claimin...
by LakshmanPST
15 Sep 2020 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689581

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Had 2 squadrons been available in Feb. 2019, the PAF would dare not have crossed the LoC. I guess Pakis would have attacked that day whether we had Tejas or not... And I'd even go a step ahead and bet that they would have attacked even if we had Rafale... May be their strategy would have changed a ...
by LakshmanPST
14 Sep 2020 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

jamwal wrote:Who controls this territory marked in red next to Fuk Che in eastern Laddakh ?


I have answered it here--->
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7810&p=2447484&hilit=DEMCHOK#p2447484

CHINA
by LakshmanPST
08 Sep 2020 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Mukhpari peak came up in the old thread from an old report---> https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7810&start=7720#p2457605 Reposting the link here---> https://usiofindia.org/publication/usi-journal/battle-of-eastern-ladakh-1962-sino-indian-conflict-2/#:~:text=Major%20Gener...
by LakshmanPST
08 Sep 2020 01:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

They themselves clearly mentioned that Indian Army fired only warning shots... So, I don't think there is any loss of life...
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My guess is, they're creating a narrative that they foiled an Indian Aggresive move, to save face...
by LakshmanPST
07 Sep 2020 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386835

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

So based on whatever is available in the OS, the spot where the Chinese have occupied is 18 km inside the LAC. It blocks us access to PP 10, 11, 12 and 13 from Burtse camp. The points especially 12, and 13 provides direct line of sight on to DSDBO road. More than access to tanks, this provides the ...
by LakshmanPST
06 Sep 2020 07:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965459

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

In Google Earth, the location being referred as Requin La is indicated by the spelling Rechin La...
There is another location spelled as Reqin La located few km inside Indian side of LAC, but this is not same as Requin being referred in media...
Hope this helps...
by LakshmanPST
02 Sep 2020 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965459

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Is the Spangur Gap different from Spangur Lake? If so who controls the Lake? Spangur Lake is entirely on Chinese side of LAC and controlled by Cheenis... However, India claims Western half of the lake as our territory... China has a road from G219 along Southern bank of this lake... Southern bank o...
by LakshmanPST
31 Aug 2020 14:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281056

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

As a side note to the above tweets, I found this... https://twitter.com/akkiFan22_/status/1299749529374269441?s=20 ---> Sir what’s the progress on Tejas Mk2? There are no recent updates on its timeline. https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1299750660716392450?s=20 ---> Detailed design phase started. A...
by LakshmanPST
30 Aug 2020 18:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3473
Views: 723877

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

The way ahead should be to take opinion of the service whether the particular item is critical...
If the item is critical and we need more numbers (like Netra, HDW etc.), that item should be excluded from the ban list and the rates should be renegotiated...
The firm may be banned for other items...
by LakshmanPST
24 Aug 2020 16:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965459

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India has 'military options' to deal with Chinese transgressions if talks fail: CDS Rawat NEW DELHI: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Monday stated that India has "military options" to deal with the Chinese on the issue of transgressions if talks between both the countr...
by LakshmanPST
22 Aug 2020 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965459

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://m.hindustantimes.com/columns/india-must-inflict-costs-on-china/story-bhql1OurAKyJGfBbGj39CK_amp.html?__twitter_impression=true&s=08 As an August 4 defence ministry note pointed out, China made fresh intrusions into Kugrang, Gogra and Pangong on May 17-18. Defence Ministry note mentions ...
by LakshmanPST
22 Aug 2020 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1460
Views: 280002

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

F/A 18:-
Full Wingspan:- 13.62m
Folded Wingspan:- 9.32m
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MIG29K:-
Full Wingspan:- 11.9m
Folded Wingspan:- 7.8m
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Rafale M:-
Wingspan:- 10.9m

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