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by Ankit Desai
11 Oct 2020 01:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392762

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

Video shows the IA (possibly SFF) troops facing PLA troops at the heights west of Spanggur Lake, we are downhill of the feature called the "Bump" - I think this conclusively proves that we don't have Blacktop. It is the Bump. https://twitter.com/bishwa55900127/status/1314925563254054912 h...
by Ankit Desai
29 Sep 2020 05:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045674

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Bharadwaj wrote:

Full conversation of Tarmak with Mr.Chatterjee regarding LUH,NUH,Kamov etc



Good Watch. Thank you.

Ankit
by Ankit Desai
10 Sep 2020 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392762

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

Indian Army occupies heights overlooking the Chinese Army positions at Finger 4 along Pangong Tso lake Indian Army has occupied heights overlooking the Chinese Army positions at Finger 4 along the Pangong Tso lake, according to sources. Meanwhile, foreign minister S Jaishankar will meet his Chinese...
by Ankit Desai
10 Sep 2020 05:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392762

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

There are multiple reports that say as of today IA holds highest point of Finger 4 ridge. So if one can check the point on map google or other, you would see that from that point any one can see what is happening till finger 6/7. Really better position than a week back. "Readjustment" at f...
by Ankit Desai
09 Sep 2020 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392762

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

India Will Retaliate If Its Defences On Heights Are Breached: Top Sources



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by Ankit Desai
09 Sep 2020 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392762

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

India Will Retaliate If Its Defences On Heights Are Breached New Delhi: The situation at Ladakh's south Pangong lake "can take any trajectory" and it is the Chinese leadership and not the local commanders who are controlling the situation, top government sources have said. The sources als...
by Ankit Desai
08 Sep 2020 09:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2381
Views: 392762

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

k prasad wrote:deleted


swiftretort1 is a Pakistani twitter handle, may be ISPR sponsored. Usually uses Chinese maps.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
06 Sep 2020 07:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Rezang La: 33°24'50"N 78°52'29"E https://i.ibb.co/vPJPgHP/Rezang_la.png <--- Click Requin La: 33°25'6"N 78°50'56"E https://i.ibb.co/5cjZVM0/Requin_la.png <--- Click Phurchuk La: 33°37'47"N 78°42'28"E https://i.ibb.co/0tTh7YV/Phurchuk_La.png <----- Click , Chusul is at r...
by Ankit Desai
06 Sep 2020 07:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

India has many reasons to push for status quo ante as of early summer (May 5?). 1. PLA is sitting at ridge of Point 4, so they hold PP 8 to PP 4. 2. IA may gain "advantageous" position at north bank of Pangong Tso but there is no news indicating IA crossed PP4 or ridge of PP4. 3. IA is si...
by Ankit Desai
06 Sep 2020 05:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Wikimapia is a goldmine -coordinates of important passes in the Spangur Tso area copied below. Kind of makes sense, but note that in this case Requin La is to the left of Rezang La - when looking eastwards. Rezang La: 33°14'51"N 79°23'3"E Requin La: 33°25'6"N 78°50'56"E ....? Yo...
by Ankit Desai
06 Sep 2020 05:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Continuing from my previous post. Latest google's map update of finger 4 & ridge line. Pic of ridge line between finger 4 & finger 3 below. https://i.ibb.co/mCb20jb/ridgeline_between_pp4_&_pp3.png <---- Clicky Pic of ridge of finger 3 below. https://i.ibb.co/8PxV48t/ridgeline_between_pp4...
by Ankit Desai
06 Sep 2020 02:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Can IA hold the heights it has occupied recently through winter? If yes, India has less reasons to push for status quo ante. India has many reasons to push for status quo ante as of early summer (May 5?). 1. PLA is sitting at ridge of Point 4, so they hold PP 8 to PP 4. 2. IA may gain "advanta...
by Ankit Desai
06 Sep 2020 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

IA has better view from Thakung Op Hill (where IA has post too). PP 27 is just down the slope.

Image

BT was blocking the Moldo, the issue was solved on August 29-31.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
01 Sep 2020 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Going by Vishnu Som's twitt (https://twitter.com/VishnuNDTV/status/1300480939613540353) and various reports about capturing black top 1. India shifted Chinese persaption of LAC toward bank of Spanggur Tso 2. That even covers meeting spot of Lt Gens at Chinese side. Lat: 33°33'57.73"N Lng: 78°47...
by Ankit Desai
21 Aug 2020 07:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Speking of Tunnels on the Leh-Manali Axis, it looks like there are 4 tunnels being planned, with feasibility studies being conducted for tunnels at: ............. K Prasad are you able to also follow activities in the N-E i.e. the Tawang sector and even Sikkim. We need infra there as well and would...
by Ankit Desai
11 Aug 2020 08:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1085
Views: 216318

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Import Embargo Sr No 80 - Conventional Submarines !!!!! Starting Dec 2021. https://www.livefistdefence.com/2020/08/indian-mod-unveils-first-no-import-weapons-list.html -Ankit Here it comes Rs 42k crore stealth sub plan to finally kick off India is now finally getting set to issue the formal tender ...
by Ankit Desai
10 Aug 2020 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1085
Views: 216318

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

or add 3-6 more Scorpène ?

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
09 Aug 2020 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1085
Views: 216318

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Import Embargo Sr No 80 - Conventional Submarines !!!!! Starting Dec 2021.

https://www.livefistdefence.com/2020/08 ... -list.html

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by Ankit Desai
29 Jul 2020 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1085
Views: 216318

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/1288376462228066305 ...one long pending project is about to get kick-started by end of August. The RFP for procurement of submarines through the Strategic Partnership model is likely to be issued soon. Six advanced submarines will be built under project P-75I ...
by Ankit Desai
24 Jun 2020 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Well it is conceivable that our boys moved that material in when the galwan wasn't flowing (like on June 16th) or when it was flowing but lightly. There will lot of truck tracks towards PP14 from our side. Compare the Chinese side with ours. Clearly they have been working towards building a road. W...
by Ankit Desai
24 Jun 2020 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Guys, there is alternative view coming from Nitin Gokhle about new structures at PP 14 or where Galwan bends towards Indian side.

So let's wait out before reaching any conclusion.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
24 Jun 2020 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Nitin Gokhle is saying those structures are belong to India and Indian build them after June 16 incident.

Those structures are not bunkers but "Sangar"(temporary bunkers).



-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
23 Jun 2020 06:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

https://www.indiatoday.in/news-analysis/story/how-china-channelled-galwan-river-to-claim-territory-1691142-2020-06-21 ........Their significant buildup all along the Galwan valley can't be wished away and presents this threat unless we reverse it. I am still confused as to what the Chinese will ach...
by Ankit Desai
23 Jun 2020 03:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Now Abhijit iyer on TV states that we struck at their dam and the blocked waters are flowing again. Where is the truth of Galwan? https://twitter.com/mehharshil/status/1275098641733050380?s=21 Limited point regarding Galwan river. Not posting whole article, good read, analysis by India Army veteran...
by Ankit Desai
23 Jun 2020 03:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966231

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

Good read: India deploys specialised mountain forces to check China’s LAC transgressions India has deployed its specialised high altitude warfare forces along the 3,488 km Line of Actual Control (LAC) to repel any transgression by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in either western, middle ...
by Ankit Desai
16 Mar 2020 09:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206176

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Army set to place order for 118 Arjun Mark 1-As, the most potent tank in its inventory After numerous delays and extensive trials, the Indian Army is set to finally place an order for 118 indigenously manufactured Arjun Mark 1-A ‘Hunter Killers’, which will have all-weather capability and better fi...
by Ankit Desai
21 Feb 2020 09:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3969
Views: 755017

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

... Chakoti and Muzaffarabad locations did not pop-up randomly, these locations were mentioned in MEA briefing initially. So it is possible that on 27Feb Pakis reacted to whatever we destroyed in these 2 locations which is still classified but they failed miserably. So in strategic terms it may be ...
by Ankit Desai
15 Feb 2020 06:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3969
Views: 755017

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

IIRC, 12 Mirage fighter jets flown that night, 4 hit balakot, rest ....

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
11 Feb 2020 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 544575

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Process for procuring Indian anti-tank guided missiles begins NEW DELHI: Seeking to cut down the import bill, the army has kicked started a process to order new anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) from the Indian industry , preferring the domestic route for over 2,000 missiles, a number that could gro...
by Ankit Desai
11 Feb 2020 07:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3969
Views: 755017

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

‘Pakistan’s version a story, a facade,’ says former IAF chief BS Dhanao Close to one year after the Balakot air strike, Dhanoa talks about the details of the operation, what it took to plan and execute, what it means for India’s future military equation with Pakistan, and the capabilities of the Ra...
by Ankit Desai
10 Feb 2020 23:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2401
Views: 514155

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Battle Cry | Why Does India Need Combat Drones? Ghatak - New armed drone on horizon.



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by Ankit Desai
10 Feb 2020 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1460
Views: 280199

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

India readying $2.6 billion US naval helicopter deal ahead of Donald Trump's trip NEW DELHI: India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from US defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a proposed visit by US President Donald Trump this month, defence and indust...
by Ankit Desai
06 Feb 2020 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66265

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

While other end: Babri will remain mosque forever: Jamiat As the Centre constituted a trust to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, prominent Muslim body Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind on Wednesday said the Babri Masjid would remain a mosque forever and no one has the right to accept another al...
by Ankit Desai
06 Feb 2020 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66265

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

A video with details like members name and association with different Muths & Akharas.



-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
04 Feb 2020 01:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2401
Views: 514155

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Soon, tech that can aid forces in ‘beyond enemy lines’ operations A special personnel tracker being developed for 'strategic use' holds the potential of aiding India’s armed forces sent on ‘beyond the enemy lines’ operations in the future, and the fact that the new technology is completely indigeno...
by Ankit Desai
15 Jan 2020 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1085
Views: 216318

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Karthik S wrote:L&T please. Need a solid pvt player along with MDL and GRSE.


+1

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by Ankit Desai
16 Dec 2019 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1505
Views: 258947

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

No public news on 6 SSNs being planned. Work begins on India’s next gen nuclear-powered submarines Work has started on the Rs 1 lakh crore project to produce next generation nuclear-powered submarines for the Indian Navy, with a defence public sector unit working on a special alloy for the hull. A ...

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