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by Anshul
17 Apr 2013 23:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 170987

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Why don't they try shifting CVRDE to Manesar/Noida ? Probably the change in climate will help.Also it will be nearer to Mahajan / Pokharan / Sena Bhawan etc.....anything that makes the Jarnails like it more than the T-90s blah blah.
by Anshul
17 Apr 2013 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 721310

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

good article by tarmak007 on belgaum center ops there is a pic of a dead fish being injected with something in a steel dish. perhaps its to simulate injecting a human. Singha its a module on stitching a field wound with basic medical equipment after administering morphine.In a recent ambush in Dalt...
by Anshul
28 Nov 2011 10:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Something very sindhi about the name.From our own archives:-

http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/1971/Dec07/Art05.htm
by Anshul
11 Oct 2011 23:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 824473

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Sad that Baldy had to go like this.He was a very very humble guy with no airs about him.Many a Test Pilot would have behaved differently.I remember meeting him in 2005 at Shiv's Bungalow.Shiv infact took him and philip specially to meet his mother.I had also requested him and Rakesh Sharma to grace ...
by Anshul
25 Aug 2011 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 935699

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

was exploring youtube for some defense related videos n came across this blast from the past post operation cactus... can anyone identify the naval officer? damn smart chap... nPIH1Up4aek Late DCNS S.V.Gopalachari.I know him as Capt.Uncle.Was my late dad's boss as Naval Attache at Jakarta , Indones...
by Anshul
19 Jun 2011 22:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 499061

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

The chaiwallas have been heard saying - "Rafael It is !".The IAF is also bundling the Mirage upgrade deal with the Rafael.
by Anshul
10 Apr 2011 19:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Most innovative way of Assaulting Built Up areas
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Yup...thats how you hunt for toads in old wells.Essential lesson in jungle survival skills :rotfl: :rotfl:
by Anshul
20 Nov 2010 22:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 985463

Re: China Military Watch

Shiv, Those aren't containers if you look closely.Those are Auxilliary Power Units (to Support Electrical Welding , Cutting ) etc.From what i can see...they have planar array 3d radar , a SAM or Sthil and anti aircraft search lights mounted on the starboard. From the look of things..looks like they ...
by Anshul
11 Nov 2010 17:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

chackojoseph wrote::D There was much more than what meets the eye. See, it would have give a view of a particular location which has not been seen publicly.

I cannot divulge location where I was standing. :P

I just wanted to show a A/C being refurbished. It left for Cochin after wards.


IAC 1 ? OR Kilos?
by Anshul
02 Oct 2010 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 593861

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

The series of canals which run all the way from Punjab to Rajasthan are going to make all wet dreams of "Cold Start" turn into nightmares. The BMP -2s claim to being amphibious is not exactly true....it cannot climb beyond a 15 deg incline.All this cold start blah blah is going to go for a...
by Anshul
01 Oct 2010 15:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

dinesha wrote:Image

Delhi CWG. Can somebody ID the uniform?


CRPF
by Anshul
01 Oct 2010 15:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

http://im.rediff.com/sports/2010/oct/01slide6.jpg Some q's to gurus... 1) Guy belong to which para? 2) Why the kit he is carrying on his shoulders is so bulky from front; genrally its bulky at back side... 3) Is he wearing internal Knee pads ? 1. Not quite apparent which CPMF does he belong to...to...
by Anshul
30 Sep 2010 18:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Wow, thats Nagaland state police standard uniform? I thought they were a CPMF like SSB etc... Pretty impressive! Yeah, Molly Zimick! :) And impressive gun discipline being exhibited here. Kattar Pros. http://www.ctpost.com/mediaManager/?controllerName=image&action=get&id=347479&width=62...
by Anshul
29 Sep 2010 00:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Are We Ready for a Two-front War ?
Replies: 749
Views: 113393

Re: Are We Ready for a Two-front War ?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:%C3%9Cr%C3%BCmqi_2008.png

Urumqi.The other side of Hindu Kush looks like a space city...can't imagine LEH looking like this in a 100 years.

Also isn't this a very seismically active zone...those sky scrapers...defy all logic.
by Anshul
20 Sep 2010 20:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 871175

Re: Small Arms Thread

Doesn't look like an IA Unit...more like the SAS...German Army camo...

1.Weapons not being standard issue is the first clue.
2.Camo and clothing (Notice the T-Shirt) with an overalapping camo jacket....not standard @ IA.
by Anshul
14 Aug 2010 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491952

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Rahul M wrote:Rohit, it may be something on the lines of Indian commission ? didn't pre independence officers get KC for king's commission ?


Rahul Bhai...it is "Indian Commission" indeed.Confirmed from a serving major :) .
by Anshul
03 Aug 2010 19:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711310

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

The level of tech int available with the MI needs to be seen to be believed.We are self sufficient wrt tech-int at the moment.Infact we actually possess enough to share with the CIA/MI6/Mossad.The cold start doctrine relies heavily on tech-int. Saar, Are you mentioning only about MI or all agencies...
by Anshul
29 Jul 2010 23:24
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 711310

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

The level of tech int available with the MI needs to be seen to be believed.We are self sufficient wrt tech-int at the moment.Infact we actually possess enough to share with the CIA/MI6/Mossad.The cold start doctrine relies heavily on tech-int.
by Anshul
25 Jul 2010 12:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 979865

Re: LCA News and Discussions

whats a TFTA take off though ? couldnt find it on google In ze words of the Grand Puba Ul Turbiny a TFTA take off can only be performed by those jets whose creators are tall and fair...and uber special like our taller than mountain neighbours to the west...an Indian jet is inherently incapable of s...
by Anshul
25 Jul 2010 12:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 639987

Re: International Aerospace Discussion



Yup monitor all US sats junked by chinese ASATs.
by Anshul
25 Jul 2010 12:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1341
Views: 240965

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

No Offence meant...but it wasn't just Saurabh who was tortured....there was a JCO and 4 ORs.Isn't it very stupid that those names never make it to BR ? Kalia's father should seek justice for all..not just his son. The matter isn't of much importance to the UPA.The MEA will sit on it and let it decay...
by Anshul
04 Jul 2010 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491952

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Snecma is creating issues with integration of the Shakti engines to LUH. Does DRDO/GTRE have the capability to reverse engineer the Shakti? What are the other engines that have comparable high altitude performance? HAL does have a foundry and forge divison.Reverse engineering is going to be difficu...
by Anshul
04 Jul 2010 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491952

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Doesn't happen that way.Depends on availability of personnel.If a pilot -wso combination is detailed to fly a bird on monday and tuesday, it may not be the case on wednesday. That apart..every bird may have unique glitches.As long as flight controls respond identically...no pilot should have problem...
by Anshul
04 Jul 2010 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491952

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

I have a newbie koshchun. We are frequently reading of new divisions being raised, or CRPF raising new battalions, etc. etc. What I don't understand is, HOW THESE ARE RAISED? For eg. MHA approves the raising of 10 new CRPF battalions. How do they go about it? Is it as easy as that? How do they recr...
by Anshul
04 Jul 2010 12:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Why is Tavor rifle covered ? Looks like basic camo cover.The tavor may have been covered to conceal its outlines.They routinely do that with druganovs....possibly to deny any TFTA units the advantage of identifying the weapon type during the course of an engagement. Is the first picture an FN FAL ?...
by Anshul
04 Jul 2010 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Are We Ready for a Two-front War ?
Replies: 749
Views: 113393

Re: Are We Ready for a Two-front War ?

PRC arm twisting Bhutan...that shouldn't be allowed to happen.Don't they come under our defence umbrella.The larger problem is with the psyche of our politicians and the absence of a chicom centric policy and think tanks. We need to be able to interlink events across the PRC and predict future flash...
by Anshul
19 Jun 2010 12:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Bridge Layers...they have been operational for some time now.Probably Basavraj was taking daiji world for a ride.

Also aren't even Tatras supposed to evolve?Haven't seen any changes in it since the 80's.
by Anshul
03 Jun 2010 14:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 704462

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

Some more Photoshopping.Front portion of the hull clearly reveals 2 torp tubes.Could't get it to do any more magic.
http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/6223/insarihant.png
by Anshul
20 May 2010 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 593861

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Right on the head Rohit.

Whatever happened to brains like Sundarji? Atleast the guy had independence of thought.

The current crop of jarnails is mentally bankrupt.They simply don't inspire confidence.

Probably DSC Wellington needs to seriously look at this aspect.
by Anshul
10 May 2010 19:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Digital Camo notwithstanding....the T-90 looks hand painted.Rohit is this accomplished by the scores of new recruits with paint brush and paint...or do we have a special paint shop for the tanks. I have seen a fair bit of MT/EME guys paint up their lambrettas,priyas and lunas in the same colour as t...
by Anshul
15 Nov 2009 12:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 721310

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

I had a good discussion with an IA Captain who had been to CIJWS. His words were "Its a sham....the buggers have just created an AURA out of nothing". He said its no better than the actual COIN modules included in the IMA syllabus.Stuff taught at CIJWS ...is regulr wiki material.They don't...
by Anshul
09 Nov 2009 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524470

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

And finally, in addition to professionalism and Trg. of the Security Detail, the dedication and loyalty of troops securing their supreme religious leader will be fanatical and unimpeachable. That makes a lot of sense...and reminds me of a similar arrangement the Iranians had with the GOI. Iranian C...
by Anshul
09 Nov 2009 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491952

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

enqyoob wrote:Can Dhruv pilots browse/post on BRF from this cool set of computers? :shock:

Yup....!They can also use English to Ecuadorean Translation via google :rotfl:
by Anshul
30 Oct 2009 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2587
Views: 334475

Re: Military Flight Safety

Ecuador is at best a banana republic.Now its quite good that HAL managed to sell them something which could well have been something from Bell or Skirosky. The US arms lobby is too strong to let go of this golden opportunity to malign HAL.The best HAL could do is to prevent any grounding of choppers...
by Anshul
16 Apr 2009 16:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 985463

Re: China Military Watch

Anurag wrote:Arn't they suppose to be flying around the clock? What are all four doing on the ground? Oh let me guess, photo-op!


They look like cellphone clicks...maybe the 2+ Mega Pixel variety.Probably clicked by a passenger onboard a civilian airline.I liked the hangars...though.Easy to spot and shoot.
by Anshul
30 Mar 2009 16:18
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 871175

Re: Galil in the background?

ssmitra wrote:

Is that a GALIL sniper rifle in the background held by the cop. Didn't kno that it has been issued to the paramilitary also.
any comments....


Looks like an INSAS derivative....!Not a GALIL.

Counter URL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVVUI93I3s4
by Anshul
26 Mar 2009 17:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 721310

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Army chief General Deepak Kapoor said the high casualties of Indian Special Forces — all eight from the crack 1 Para — indicated a “high level of military training.” http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=10722 Anybody have any specific Info as to the Nature of the Contact that 8 SF o...

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