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by Sumant
02 Jul 2004 21:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64599

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

I have been a member since early 99 though I was late in _discovering_ the forum. It has been a great learning experience from the exciting debates between N3 and Kaushik to the RM genre. Way to go everyone. A special thanks to the admins, who give their time to make BR what it is today. Cheerio Jee...
by Sumant
01 Jul 2002 21:26
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Road Development
Replies: 282
Views: 70376

Re: Indian Road Development

RS, the Mumbai-Pune Expy does have a wide shoulder (paved) esp. in the ghat sections and even on some of the flat stretches. This part of NH4 requires 6 lanes though more often than not, buses and trucks still stick to the old 'free' way. High density corridors could be made 6 lanes as the traffic p...
by Sumant
30 Nov 2000 00:15
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps and Commanders - II
Replies: 113
Views: 51297

Re: PA Corps and Commanders - II

From Yawn to PakDeaf...<P>...<BR><I>Pak-Turkish commandos hold joint exercise</I> <P>RAWALPINDI Nov 28: <B>Lieutenant-General Mohammad Yousuf Khan, Chief of the General Staff</B>, witnessed a demonstration of joint exercise by the commandos of Turkey and Pakistan Army at Tarbela. <BR>...
by Sumant
24 Nov 2000 00:48
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps and Commanders - II
Replies: 113
Views: 51297

Re: PA Corps and Commanders - II

For lack of a thread, and deciding a new thread wasnt worth it... heres a discussion of PA command structure from PakDeaf.<P>*********<BR>The Pakistan Army does not have command centers. Instead they have HQs. During 1965 and 1971, it was found that having one HQ was not efficient in controlling a l...
by Sumant
21 Oct 2000 02:23
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps and Commanders - II
Replies: 113
Views: 51297

Re: PA Corps and Commanders - II

From Dawn, 10/20<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><BR>The chairman, National Database Registration Authority (NADRA), Maj-Gen Zahid Ehsan also briefed the participants regarding the pace of registration, progress on preparation of computerized national identity ca...
by Sumant
20 Oct 2000 01:11
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps and Commanders - II
Replies: 113
Views: 51297

Re: PA Corps and Commanders - II

What a wonderful compilation sunil!<BR>I have been following the thread ever since it kicked off more than a month ago. <BR>I notice you have started keeping tabs on 'new' recruits, a very solid way to ensure you dossier those who will lead later on. <P>Its a pleasure to see someone so hard at work ...
by Sumant
20 Nov 1999 07:59
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: PA Corps Structure and Commanders
Replies: 49
Views: 24799

Re: PA Corps Structure and Commanders

.. phew! <BR>Wonderful research sunil and quincy. I had to download the thread in order to go through it at leisure. Thanx once again for the sweat spent.
by Sumant
16 Nov 1999 21:30
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated
Replies: 13
Views: 9324

Re: Lt. Gen. Harbaksh Singh cremated

My homage to another great son of India.<BR>May his tribe increase.<BR>sumant
by Sumant
14 Nov 1999 08:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Barrels of artillery guns
Replies: 13
Views: 4985

Re: Barrels of artillery guns

Hey shiv, thats a very nice illustration of what Suku was saying!<BR>What 'charge' is used in modern artillery pieces? I had heard (rather read at army-technology.com) that some guns still use semi-liquid gel charges.
by Sumant
19 Oct 1999 22:39
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indo/US relations - what next ?
Replies: 34
Views: 16902

Re: Indo/US relations - what next ?

You are definitely the man Kaushal! A very clear description of opinion I must say.<BR>BTW, heartfelt congratulations on reaching 4k posts.<BR>Admins, cld we archive this? Or maybe put this up on BR MONITOR as an opinion piece?
by Sumant
08 Oct 1999 21:35
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Arming of VDCs in Jammu & Kashmir
Replies: 8
Views: 7752

Re: Arming of VDCs in Jammu & Kashmir

Thanx Sanjeev. <BR>Another querry which popped up was how the GoI is going to ensure these arms dont end up in the wrong hands. There obviously must be strong checks since this I believe is the first time (correct me here!) civilians have been given firearms by the GoI.
by Sumant
08 Oct 1999 00:56
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Arming of VDCs in Jammu & Kashmir
Replies: 8
Views: 7752

Re: Arming of VDCs in Jammu & Kashmir

What rifles are they handling? I can make out at least 2 types.<BR>
by Sumant
08 Oct 1999 00:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Ghauri II -- Liquid Fuelled -- Analysis
Replies: 11
Views: 6196

Re: Ghauri II -- Liquid Fuelled -- Analysis

...hell! I tried to look real close but still cant see any gantry support. Are these missiles stable enough to stand on their own? <BR>Dont they need systems checks/firing command cables? <BR>
by Sumant
12 Sep 1999 10:39
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India planning another nuclear test: Shamshad
Replies: 40
Views: 14407

Re: India planning another nuclear test: Shamshad

Hey Calvin, I ve that issue in front of me right now. Do u want me to send it down? Try the following link...<BR> <A HREF="http://www.sciam.com/currentissue.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.sciam.com/currentissue.html</A> <BR>Hope this helps.<BR>Sumant.
by Sumant
01 Aug 1999 06:20
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: More Supreme sacrifices - List of Kargil Heroes
Replies: 23
Views: 15698

Re: More Supreme sacrifices - List of Kargil Heroes

up...<P>Everyone on BR, lest we forget the brave men of the IA/IAF. Spare a moment to go through these articles a month from today. Hope it kindles the same feelings we got during Kargil. Its doesnt suffice to send in a 50USD check for the NDF. A continued appreciation is whats required.<P>This post...
by Sumant
29 Jul 1999 10:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Questions on the PAF
Replies: 12
Views: 6219

Re: Questions on the PAF

My two penny's worth.<P>rama : <BR> Yes, active jamming does involve either populating the environment with white noise, (in the same band as the radar) or intelligently emitting controlled beams of radio energy to simulate decoy target in different locations. The latter seems more effective in a/a ...

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