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by Shishir
10 Jun 2015 13:14
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Brig. RayC RIP
Replies: 90
Views: 10001

Re: Brig. RayC RIP

Thank you. Rest in peace sir.
by Shishir
24 Oct 2012 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 130281

Re: Profiles in Heroism: Archive

I recently came across this article on Inspector Shaheeda Parveen (Now DSP) who is profiled earlier in this thread. " You hesitate before firing that first bullet-n then it doesn’t matter" An exclusive interview n photo-shoot with daring super-cop Shaheeda Parveen http://2.bp.blogspot.com/...
by Shishir
01 Dec 2006 04:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INA History Thread
Replies: 320
Views: 37623

Having spoken with several WW2 veterans, I can vouch for it that a number of them joined up with the BIA because it was the Indian Army. Very few saw themselves as tools of the British and almost everyone joined up because they saw soldiering as a honorable profession, or were patriotic, or thought...
by Shishir
04 Oct 2006 02:55
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil War Thread - V
Replies: 322
Views: 116700

Ravi, Although when I say retaliation I dont mean lopping some captured corporal's head off. I mean escalating the conflict in ways that hurt the other side. I am also talking about in conventional situations is *high* level people on your side making it clear to Div/Bde/Bn OCs on the other side th...
by Shishir
21 Jul 2006 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 129670

I think Harry meant Army Aviation pilots..
by Shishir
09 Jul 2006 04:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

Army Ordnance Corps website
http://oscc.gov.in/index.asp

RIMC (Rashtriya Indian Military College) official website
http://www.rimc.org
by Shishir
19 Jun 2006 21:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

by Shishir
01 Apr 2006 07:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History
Replies: 260
Views: 64723

Book on Sikh Light Infantry released Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 8 http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20060309/chd3.jpg To present a pictorial exposition of its history the Sikh Light Infantry (LI) has bought out a glossy coffee table book. Titled "Soldering with Faith" the book ...
by Shishir
02 Feb 2006 01:19
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defexpo 2006
Replies: 286
Views: 89244

IAI's exhibits this time around..
Link
by Shishir
26 Jan 2006 21:38
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Republic Day 2006
Replies: 115
Views: 54128

Jagan, Thanks. No SSB/Garuds? http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/jun112005/img/1.jpg Sqn Ldr Chaitanya on top of the Mount Everest. This is one of the three photographs captured by Chaitanya's camera which was brought to the base camp by the accompanying sherpa. Just before he went missing, Ch...
by Shishir
26 Jan 2006 21:16
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Republic Day 2006
Replies: 115
Views: 54128

Dang it! missed the parade..
Can anyone let me know if there was a SF component on display?

Thanks
by Shishir
04 Dec 2005 04:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Books that cover Indian Armed Forces and its History
Replies: 260
Views: 64723

The Gallant Dogras by Lt Gen(Retd) Shankar Prasad, PVSM, VSM, Lancer Publishers Pvt Ltd 2005 pp 436, Rs 2500 http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/dec42005/img/book1.jpg Gentleman soldier Bidanda M Chengappa ‘To the Dogra, soldiering is a family tradition that brings him joy and contentment’. Th...
by Shishir
12 Nov 2005 07:01
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 128988

Nothing new in the article... Edited later: Excerpts only since this is a subscription site.. Analysis A 12-day military exercise began Nov. 7 between a squadron of U.S. Air Force F-16s from Misawa Air Base in Japan and pilots from the Indian air force at the Kalaikunda air base in India's West Beng...
by Shishir
11 Nov 2005 22:46
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 128988

GJ,
Maybe we need to wait for confirmation by DDM that MKI's were in fact used. So far we just have the one yankee article.....
Even if we did use them, I hope we did not bare all and maybe even allowed them to score over us a few times. :twisted:
by Shishir
09 Nov 2005 01:52
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 128988

Image KALAIKUNDA AIR STATION, India (AFPN) -- Capt. Benjamin Freeborn and Indian Air Force Squadron Leader Tahir Shaikh discuss the order in which aircraft return to base following sorties during the Cope India exercise here. Captain Freeborn works in the air traffic control tower as the supervisor...
by Shishir
09 Nov 2005 01:51
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 128988

USAF PR machinery already at work.. U.S., Indian Airmen take next step in growing relationship by Capt. John Redfield Cope India Public Affairs 11/8/2005 - KALAIKUNDA AIR STATION, India (AFPN) -- The U.S. and Indian air forces opened the next chapter in their growing relationship when exercise Cope ...
by Shishir
07 Nov 2005 01:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

IA Official site updates
1. Lots of information in the August issue of Baatcheet magazine.
2. Regimental history of EME added
by Shishir
21 Oct 2005 02:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

[url=http://demotemp8.nic.in/nsg1/HOME.htm]NSG's Official website
[/url]SSB's Official website

Also SSB webmaster trying to be funny. (Read captions for the images below) :)
Image 1
Image 2
by Shishir
15 Aug 2005 01:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

Some additions to the IA official website.. 1. A new section on Regimental Histories has been added. Currently regimental histories of AOC, Army air defence and the Artillery Corps have been published in PDF format. 2. Baatcheet - Looks like a monthly magazine/newsletter(New?) by the army. Older iss...
by Shishir
12 Aug 2005 06:56
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 March 2005
Replies: 329
Views: 87039

KS's take on the Dutch claims.. Why did CIA shield A.Q. Khan? K. Subrahmanyam FORMER Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers in an interview to Dutch radio station on August 9 has revealed that the CIA intervened on two occasions with the Dutch authorities to persuade them not to take action against the P...
by Shishir
21 Jul 2005 23:35
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part II
Replies: 328
Views: 166360

YIP,
By IBG 1, do you mean battle groups vis-a-vis Cold Start? If so, an orbat of an IBG would be interesting to understand future events! :) In a future post, maybe?

Thanks
by Shishir
30 Jun 2005 01:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2336
Views: 270893

Jagan wrote:Some statistics (official figures that include fighters, Helis, transports etc) of major accidents (but it does not include navy and army)



As in write-offs?
by Shishir
27 Jun 2005 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57375

Good information.
Maroon : Para Brigade

- By Para brigade, do you mean the 50th Ind(And there is just one brigade AFAIK) or para units in general?
- And what is the colour coding for artillery divs.?
by Shishir
27 Jun 2005 21:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57375

>>In image 2, again what is the shoulder badge worn by the officer(3rd Fighting Cock Division - Badge is not too clear >>I know this has been discussed before but still confuses me.. Why does the officer in Image 1 wear the lanyard(?) on the left while the officer in image 2 wears it over the right...
by Shishir
25 Jun 2005 05:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57375

Image 1 Image 2 - Can anyone ID the left shoulder badge on the officer(2nd from right) in image 1? Looks like an infantry badge but not sure of the unit..? - Also from image 1, a badge with a maroon/red background is visible on the 3rd officer from right (Hidden by Pranabda).. ID? - In image 2, aga...
by Shishir
10 Jun 2005 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

/** Begin whine
Why can't the army, navy and AF websites be like the CG website? :((
End whine **/
by Shishir
13 May 2005 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57375

Shishi, sorry, no marcos patches with me.. the only commando related stuff i managed to get is the commando badges for the Para Commandos and the NSGs (The trishul). I do have a neat photo of the Garud's commando badge which is a copy of the NSGs. Jagan, Thanks. BTW, any updates on the Garud articl...
by Shishir
11 May 2005 01:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57375

Jagan,
Do you(BR) have an enlarged version of the MARCOS patch by any chance? Also is that a diver(s) with a submarine in that patch?
BTW, nice jingo image :lol:
Thanks
by Shishir
11 Feb 2005 05:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 79417

Anoop, Thanks for the interesting information. Couple of questions... 2. After a brief stint in the unit, he does the Young Officers Course. Is this mandatory for all officers? Broadly speaking, what courses are mandatory and what are optional? 3. Thereafter he stays in the unit. Between that time t...
by Shishir
22 Jan 2005 02:19
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Army Ops 2004
Replies: 17
Views: 12584

Rishi,
Are you looking for information on ops conducted in 2004 only ?
by Shishir
01 Jan 2005 00:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

A rather barebones site for the SPG.
Link
by Shishir
21 Nov 2004 06:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Badges, Patches, Insignia, Medals & Uniforms
Replies: 197
Views: 57375

Question for army gurus.. 1. What is the 'belt like thing' that VC of army staff P.P.S. Bhandari is wearing across his chest here ( From left shoulder across the body)? 2. In this image , Major General Thomas Mathew is wearing a belt (Across waist) over his uniform while VC of army staff P.P.S. Bhan...
by Shishir
30 Oct 2004 03:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 58742

The Officers Training Academy (OTA) website. Link Army has created a new page on anti-terrorist operations that includes maps.(Updated fairly regularly) ANTI TERRORIST OPERATIONS Sainik Samachar June 1st issue Sainik Samachar June 15th issue Website of Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDS...
by Shishir
29 Oct 2004 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 130281

Vijay Krishna More (Unit ?) - Op Rakshak http://www.mid-day.com/ArticleImages/images41/more2.jpg The funeral of Vijay Krishna More on Oct 7, a 27-year-old soldier with the Indian Army, who was killed in Leh, was attended by hundreds of people. Vijay, the only earning member of the family, is surviv...
by Shishir
27 Oct 2004 22:50
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise SINDEX: IAF and RSAF
Replies: 144
Views: 65481

Couple of pictures from the exercise.
Image 1
Image 2

Also a nice video of the exercise (Runtime = 1min)
Lo BW Video
Hi BW Video

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