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by nits
25 Apr 2018 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1719
Views: 275868

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

i believe next time it will not take 9 months as we have a framework ready; a broad plan in place and we know how to get it done in real time...And with Lesson Learn implemented this can reduce down to a month in long run First time is always going to be long - but post that we know how things are t...
by nits
25 Apr 2018 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1719
Views: 275868

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The report says - IAF took nine months to prepare for GaganShakti-2018. Its like a War Like scenario

Is this time justified or situation will differ when actual war scenario arise ?
by nits
25 Apr 2018 12:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1719
Views: 275868

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) closely monitored different aspects of the Indian Air Force’s Gaganshakti-2018 exercise that concluded in the eastern sector on Sunday, said people involved in the drills. “Gaganshakti-2018 was the biggest IAF exercise ever and the PLAAF kept a...
by nits
23 Apr 2018 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5084
Views: 429247

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Philip wrote:The PM's visit to China is going to be a game-changing summit between the two leaders of the world's most populous nations.In the announced mano-a- mano closed door meetings between the two, without aides


Both know english as common language i presume
by nits
23 Apr 2018 13:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1719
Views: 275868

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKIs hit bull’s eye as Gaganshakti-2018 concludes Chinese will gain entry closer to the Indian waters. Su-30MKIs fitted with BrahMos missiles carried out strikes in the Malacca Straits which will be the entry point of the Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region. The aircra...
by nits
23 Apr 2018 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3535
Views: 598156

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKIs hit bull’s eye as Gaganshakti-2018 concludes Chinese will gain entry closer to the Indian waters. Su-30MKIs fitted with BrahMos missiles carried out strikes in the Malacca Straits which will be the entry point of the Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region. The aircra...
by nits
19 Apr 2018 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1719
Views: 275868

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Wargame wins praise from unlikely quarters The immense scope, dimension and huge effort that has gone into the ongoing Indian Air Force’s (IAF) war exercise Gagan Shakti, possibly IAF’s biggest till date, has drawn grudging but effusive praise from unlikely quarters — the state-run Chinese media. I...
by nits
07 Apr 2018 13:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3926
Views: 302244

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Country-wide IAF exercise to prepare for two-front threat posed by China, Pakistan The exercise will be conducted in two separate phases for western and northern borders across India and deep over the Indian waters. More than 15,000 IAF personnel, including 300 officers, will move from their bases ...
by nits
01 Mar 2018 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3926
Views: 302244

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

The Tejas fighter entered service in 2016, 33 years after it was approved


This line should be banned from every news article... Move ON
by nits
01 Feb 2018 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3363
Views: 336736

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Union Budget 2018 Introduces Measures in Defence; Here Are 5 Highlights *Finance Minister places on record the government’s appreciation of the service provided by the Armed Forces *Our government’s focus has been on modernization of the armed forces, says FM Jaitley *The government will set up two...
by nits
26 Jan 2018 14:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Republic Day 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 4476

Re: Republic Day 2018

https://drop.ndtv.com/liveblog/prod/1804896/636525615832621059..jpg So PM in Waitingggggg is indeed seating at 4th row :); curious what joke both have shared https://drop.ndtv.com/liveblog/prod/1804896/636525647859641059..jpg And PM Bhai again breaking protocol and waving at crowd; he surely knows ...
by nits
26 Jan 2018 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Republic Day 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 4476

Re: Republic Day 2018

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Why so Serious :?: :-?
by nits
22 Jan 2018 18:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2350
Views: 201466

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

#Update | Defense Minister @nsitharaman will fly a sortie in the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft on 17th Jan at Air Force Station in Jodhpur to gauge & review the operational preparedness & combat capabilities of the armed forces https://twitter.com/ETDefence/status/952890578844377090 So wis...
by nits
07 Dec 2017 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2200
Views: 339678

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

What's with Chinese Generals' ribbons? Look at these 3 guys, they each have exactly 7 rows of ribbons and all rows are complete. It also appears that many of the patterns repeat. Does that mean that the Chinese Generals have twice the experience of Indian Generals? :rotfl: Still nothing on the gene...
by nits
27 Sep 2017 16:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2395
Views: 322685

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

The statement released by the Indian Army, Eastern Command.


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by nits
06 Sep 2017 18:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1372
Views: 132986

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Video talking about India's Nuclear Submarine Plan by Shiv Aroor and Sandeep Unnithan

by nits
06 Sep 2017 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Japan wants to develop missiles - Kallol Bhattacherjee, The Hindu Japan faces an unprecedented threat to its existence from North Korea’s possession of hydrogen bomb, said an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Speaking at an event organised by a think tank, Katsuyuki Kawai indicated tha...
by nits
29 Aug 2017 14:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

IDRW claims to have Inside story of how India achieved breakthrough in Doklam border standoff with China The discussion on the breakthrough started when the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met his Chinese counterpart, State Councillor Yang Jiechi, in Beijing during the BRICS meeting in July 27-...
by nits
28 Aug 2017 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3926
Views: 302244

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

A Deshmukh wrote:Hawk-i - how would it fare against SAM and AA guns?
Can it be a good plane for Army Aviation Corps?


It should be good for defensive roles along with LCA's
by nits
21 Aug 2017 12:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

shiv wrote:
India is raising a mountain strike corps whose first of three divisions has been raised and is operational.


Sorry for a Noob Q; but how many division a corps is supposed to have...
by nits
11 Aug 2017 12:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Iyersan wrote:
PS: Can somebody please put the comments of Twitter (Copy paste it). SOme of us don't have twitter access in office :D


Here you go - India's ORBAT on the China border. There's 1 div (XIV Corps) in Ladakh too - so 13 div in total - 180k troops!
by nits
11 Aug 2017 12:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

As per shatrujeet page on FB - https://www.facebook.com/shatrujeet009/ Not sure how well places are his sources China & India reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area. Reports of Chinese movement of DF-16 MRBM and HQ-17 Surface to Air missile - A copy of Russian TOR M1/ SA 15 "Gauntlet...
by nits
05 Aug 2017 14:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

I like the 2 points mentioned above. 1. It may be worthwhile to study how China waged war in previous border disputes 2. That China put 3 month vs 6 month hold, might be significant, though Google searchshows thathey ave done 3mth holds before. They probably want to lift the hold on Mazoor inlieu o...
by nits
31 Jul 2017 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3953
Views: 580786

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Good Read - Posting from above mentioned Shatrujeet article - https://www.facebook.com/shatrujeet009/photos/a.722326231274248.1073741827.722324991274372/748673221972882/?type=1&theater Before you proceed with this article we would like to admit that this is a partial article .We have left things...
by nits
26 Jul 2017 13:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Will Russia mediate between India, China? Through the month-long India-China standoff in Doklam near the Sikkim border, Moscow has not spoken. Russian diplomacy is presumably at work. The ground is slippery, because 'territorial sovereignty' is a hugely sensitive issue. Meanwhile, top Kremlin offic...
by nits
26 Jul 2017 11:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

2. Tawang: 4th corps at Tezpur, with its 3 Mountain divisions is well placed to handle any incursion. What is the amount of air cover will the PLA units sitting on top of tawang will get? I am aware of one airbase nearby. Are there anymore. I am thinking, as soon the first round of artillery is fir...
by nits
25 Jul 2017 18:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

shiv wrote:an analytical post which may eventually fire up my thoughts enough to make a video. But this is better read I think.


Very informative Post Shiv Sir - Thanks
by nits
25 Jul 2017 17:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

rsingh wrote:
anupmisra wrote:
It is not headline news. No one cares.


I am not sure if they know geographical location of Bhutan, let alone the conflict.



They dont care about Bhutan; they will care when 2 giants are F2F - it may not be in papers but for sure the required forums / authority are watching it closely
by nits
25 Jul 2017 13:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 884706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

BBC View on India \ China Standoff - Why is the India-China border stand-off escalating?

Guys in US - how is US media portraying this (if they are reporting?) and what is there view on it ?
by nits
13 Jul 2017 18:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3535
Views: 598156

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

We are missing firing from our Subs; what is the max range we have for missiles which we can fire from our subs
by nits
22 Jun 2017 15:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 71309

Re: China Watch Thread-I

The so called "Weather" of all time "weather" ally is having trubulence it seems :lol: Pakistan tightens business, work visas for Chinese nationals Chinese nationals seeking business visas for Pakistan would have to show an invitation from a body recognized by Pakistani missions ...
by nits
09 Jun 2017 19:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion
Replies: 95
Views: 4616

Re: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion

What does Shanghai Cooperation Organisation membership mean for India? http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/what-does-shanghai-cooperation-organisation-membership-mean-for-india/article18825646.ece What is the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?[/b] The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a ...
by nits
30 May 2017 15:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 124
Views: 27159

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

As you deem fit Khalsa; i just pasted it as reference
by nits
12 May 2017 20:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 656711

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Tejas successfully test-fires BVR missile From Rediff Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft, today successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode. The missile launch was performed in Lock ON after Launc...
by nits
06 Apr 2017 13:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1719
Views: 275868

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

News Article does not mention any update on what will be the cost of this Mig's ? also are they selling this as they favor Sukhoi more now ?
by nits
31 Jan 2017 11:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3363
Views: 336736

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

India’s war readiness for only 10 days Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has quietly scaled down India’s war readiness from 40 days to 10 days of the intense conflict in a new policy cleared on December 30 on the basis of the assumption that the future conflicts would be short, swift and sudden. Th...
by nits
26 Jan 2017 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: REPUBLIC DAY 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 16538

Re: REPUBLIC DAY 2017

Seriously DD has no experience... can the flypast coverage be outsourced to Forces
by nits
26 Jan 2017 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: REPUBLIC DAY 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 16538

Re: REPUBLIC DAY 2017

Tejas announced... and here it comeeeeeeee

YEahhhh
by nits
26 Jan 2017 11:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: REPUBLIC DAY 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 16538

Re: REPUBLIC DAY 2017

ranjan.rao wrote:Where is rahul Gandhi


holidaying in UAE; we have exchanged Princes

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