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by putnanja
17 Oct 2020 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

China insists Indians vacate Chushul heights, India says clear Pangong north China’s insistence on India vacating its advanced positions on the south bank of Pangong Tso as a precursor to discussions on Delhi’s demand for status quo ante of April has emerged as the new sticking point in efforts to ...
by putnanja
17 Oct 2020 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1084109

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

Tsarkar ji thats the wrong conclusion to draw from that. Only if you place orders of reasonable and sizeable quality can you enable production tool chains. Im sure you would agree it is stupid and foolish to think one can make a production chain without producing sizeable quantities. To answer this...
by putnanja
12 Oct 2020 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

I think we do hold Black Top, but not the regular IA but SFF. Its held by Tibetians and not India in a way. I know its a play on words, but I think its possibly due to not wantng to give out whole truth. It could be a bargaining chip for Chinese to go back to Apr 2020 positions. Yes, Chinese occupie...
by putnanja
11 Oct 2020 09:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3644
Views: 1023026

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

More pictures of NGARM missile from twitter account of @palaksharmanews https://twitter.com/Palaksharmanews/status/1314582171957387266 Unseen images of today's 'Rudram' Anti-Radiation Missile test by @DRDO_India @nawegate @DefenceMinIndia @IndiaAheadNews https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ej5VgXUVoAMf_3v?f...
by putnanja
30 Sep 2020 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966439

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

Interesting thought indeed. David ji, India has a choice of four or five weaker neighbors to pick fights with and deflect domestic attention. So Modi picked the strongest budding superpower neighbor and did "aggression" against it, at a time when that neighbor has a roaring economy and In...
by putnanja
24 Sep 2020 08:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3091
Views: 764901

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Whatever happened to the mine sweepers? If I remember right, we were supposed to get some South Korean ones and that contract got cancelled too.
by putnanja
22 Sep 2020 18:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

India-China faceoff: Worst-case scenario becoming 'new normal' in eastern Ladakh? ... The divergences are plentiful. From preposterous Chinese requests for the Indian Army and ITBP to move its bases westward from Finger 4 at Pangong Tso to refusing to even discuss the Depsang standoff, to no acknow...
by putnanja
21 Sep 2020 08:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3091
Views: 764901

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Received via Whatsapp ------------------------- *FISHING IN TROUBLED WATERS - A SUBMARINER’S STORY* ...  Thanks for sharing. Very gripping tale. Reminded me of watching movie U571 where they too are diving and approaching Red line. Salute to the unsung warriors who put their life on the line everyt...
by putnanja
20 Sep 2020 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045903

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

A good write up on LUH from Ananth Krishnan

Rotor Recap: The Light Utility Helicopter story so far...
by putnanja
16 Sep 2020 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177686

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Looks like the AD guns contract has been cancelled too ... Carbines, Anti Air Systems for Indian Army to be made in India after MoD cancels import In a special meeting held on Tuesday, chaired by the Defence Secretary, it has been decided that plans to procure close quarter carbines from a UAE based...
by putnanja
14 Sep 2020 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

Calm before the storm ... ? Nitin Gokhale's tweets ... https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/1305477242131083264 While the exact date of the next Corps Commanders level talks in Ladakh is awaited, Indian formations are on highest alert all along Eastern Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pr...
by putnanja
13 Sep 2020 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwi99LGg3-XrAhXQb30KHUoaAbAQFjAAegQIARAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theindianhawk.com%2F2020%2F09%2Findia-china-troops-within-shooting-range-at-spanggur-gap.html&usg=AOvVaw0PS7r...
by putnanja
13 Sep 2020 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

Not sure how credible it is, but looks like there were fresh clashes on Friday night Ladakh Standoff: Fresh clashes at Pangong Tso, Indian Army repulses PLA attack on Black Top In a serious escalation that could further worsen the already tense situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Lad...
by putnanja
11 Sep 2020 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

Baba's and other twitter handlers reporting that chinese tried to intrude into finger 3 area yesterday night when the FMs of India china were meeting. #BREAKING : At the time when the foreign ministers of India and China were talking in Russia last night , at the same time PLA tried to move its troo...
by putnanja
10 Sep 2020 14:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

There is an article in the Rag - The Print - worth a glance mainly for the fairly detailed map it provides. https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/newsindia/why-indian-troops-secured-kailash-range-crestline-and-the-importance-of-chushul-bowl/ar-BB18T7FS?ocid=msedgntp#image=1 The map provides a good perspec...
by putnanja
10 Sep 2020 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045903

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

What is the increase in payload of LUH at siachen compared to Cheetah? From Sonam post for e.g.?
by putnanja
09 Sep 2020 20:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

Didnt find this analysis posted earlier, so here it goes, https://theprint.in/opinion/india-sits-on-black-top-with-helmet-under-its-boots-a-1962-tactics-by-china-is-now-likely/498462/ India sits on Black Top with Helmet under its boots. by LT GEN H S PANAG (RETD) ... Lt Gen H S Panag PVSM, AVSM (R)...
by putnanja
08 Sep 2020 14:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

Looks like India occupied one more post near Chushul this Monday, as per GT and the chinese troops might now be close to this post https://twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/1303034754724278272 The #Indian army again illegally crossed the Line of Actual Control in Shenpao mountain near the south ban...
by putnanja
08 Sep 2020 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

Manu Pubby and couple of other handles reporting same issue

https://twitter.com/manupubby/status/1303250398031933440

Close quarter standoff near the Mukhpari peak in Chushul continues.

40 PLA soldiers take up positions very close to an India forward post.

Situation very tense.
by putnanja
08 Sep 2020 14:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397738

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

What is the Doval statement that is supposedly put out by Chinese mouthpieces that our MEA denied? Also, did India occupy any additional points in Chushul area that the chinese tried to grab back? Also did anyone read their statement on "chinese troops trying to negotiate" in the night? I ...
by putnanja
03 Sep 2020 20:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Gen Ved Prakash on twitter

No LAC 'perceptions' issues hereafter. It is free for all in the so-called 'disputed areas', along the deliberately kept un-delineated LAC by China.
It had to happen sooner or later.
by putnanja
02 Sep 2020 23:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

bhailog..garma garam news from my good frnd Tsering who is a rifleman in L scouts..'saar order hi ki agar haalat kharab ho raha hai ho to fire khol do ".. he is convinced that there was goola baari in the recent skirmish... Gloves are coming off. China now has to realize that any further provo...
by putnanja
01 Sep 2020 18:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

As per baba's tweet ...

https://twitter.com/drapr007/status/1300773693094653952

Just for your knowledge

The Indian Army has also captured the Spanggur Gap, the Spanggur Lake and the Chinese road along its shore in eastern Ladakh.
by putnanja
01 Sep 2020 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Shiv Aroor reports... https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/india-chinese-tanks-firing-distance-pangong-tso-lac-tense-1717334-2020-09-01 ... According to sources, Indian and Chinese tanks have been stationed within firing distance of each other even as fresh military talks continue for the second da...
by putnanja
01 Sep 2020 09:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Interesting thread on twitter https://twitter.com/reportersujan/status/1300385652106620929 Making sense of the topography in which the clashes between the Indian and Chinese militaries happened on the night of August 29/30. Here goes: The Pangong Tso is a boomerang-shaped lake. Like a wide 'V'. At i...
by putnanja
01 Sep 2020 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Pangong south bank new flashpoint: India says took measures to thwart China ... The meeting, sources said, was “stormy” though both commanders agreed to continue the talks on Tuesday. The talks were held after a flurry of calls on the military hotline between the two sides on Sunday, sources said. ...
by putnanja
31 Aug 2020 21:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Ajai Shukla reporting that China is now occupying two high posts on Indian side of LAC PLA offensive in Pangong resumes, Chinese take two hilltops on Indian side The failure of three months of military and diplomatic dialogue in persuading Beijing to withdraw its troops from Eastern Ladakh was under...
by putnanja
27 Aug 2020 19:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3473
Views: 724641

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Right now, the aircraft industry is in doldrums. Its good to get few lightly used A330s CEOs (earlier version) and start integrating our AWACS on them. Will be cheaper and faster. And given the light usage of IAF compared to commercial aircraft, it will easily serve IAF for 15-20 years if not more a...
by putnanja
28 Jul 2020 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281199

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

HAL tender for Tejas mk2 wing assembly Length of wing 6.5m Width 3.4m Thickness 30cm Weight 750kg https://hal-india.co.in/Tender_Details.aspx?Mkey=63&lKey=&Ckey=MjY0MDE=&Divkey=MTY= Interesting, thanks for sharing the link. I was looking at the technical specs, and it has rough specs. D...
by putnanja
17 Jul 2020 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045903

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Rudras in Ladakh Indian Army’s Rudra Armed Helos Break Cover In Ladakh The Indian Army Rudra, the in-service advanced armed version of the HAL Dhruv, briefly broke cover today in Ladakh, confirming the indigenous aircraft’s operational deployment amidst border tensions to the high altitude theatre i...
by putnanja
14 Jul 2020 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045903

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

From sir @hvtiaf tweet

ALH with underslung Zu-23 anti-aircraft cannon at the glacier. No other Helios can undertake this mission. Period.


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by putnanja
07 Jul 2020 09:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462919

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

From twitter., look at the indoctrination of young kids to hate/kill hindus. I can recall ex-Indian HC to pak Mr Parthasarathy that he heard a kid saying "kill hindu dogs" when he visited a paki officer's home. Looks like they have continued the tradition https://twitter.com/ExmuslimsOrg/s...
by putnanja
03 Jul 2020 17:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Not sure if this was posted before from apparently an ex-co of 16 Bihar... Splitting the Anatomy of the Galwan Valley Bloodshed ... Indian troops before pulling out wanted to ensure that Chinese too had pulled out. Information available from various accounts suggests that a patrol of 10 men under a ...
by putnanja
30 Jun 2020 00:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966439

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

Finally some concrete action, Chinese apps banned (including TikTok, ShareIt) via @ShivAroor .............................. That list came back about 3/4 weeks ago. I have never sent a mass email to anyone on my personal email, I did with this. Back came answers: my mobile phone is Chinese!!!! No i...
by putnanja
23 Jun 2020 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462919

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

India downgrades diplomatic ties with Pak, tells Islamabad to reduce staff by half

India on Tuesday asked Pakistan to reduce its staff strength in the country by half, a decision that comes weeks after the police expelled two staffers at the high commission in Delhi on charges of spying.
by putnanja
20 Jun 2020 15:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Prasar Bharati News Services @PBNS_India · 27m Army Sources: Over 45 casualties on Chinese PLA side. Maj Gen level talks on to defuse Galwan situation. No Indian soldier unaccounted for-- No One Is Missing. No firing at all on Monday night. This was tweeted while ten of our bravehearts were still i...
by putnanja
20 Jun 2020 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Chinese buildup in Pangong Tso poses fresh challenge NEW DELHI: The situation at Pangong Tso, the site of the other ongoing standoff between India and China, has taken a serious turn with Chinese troops using the six-week period to fortify defences that may be difficult to dismantle, if and when ta...
by putnanja
19 Jun 2020 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

When Shuklaw said that 10 of our soldiers were still being held hostage, there was not a peep from our side, if this GoI goes on similar lines into future, people like Shooklaw will still hold relevance and get a chance to peddle their propaganda mixed with half truths. Looks like there is someone ...
by putnanja
18 Jun 2020 10:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Situation is still hot https://twitter.com/ShivAroor/status/1273465005552394240 Situation continues to be very tense at PP14, Galwan Valley. Maj Gen-level talks yesterday have *barely* kept things under control. India has conspicuously raised diplomatic tone. But situation not good on a major issue...

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