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by manjgu
20 Sep 2018 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3050
Views: 342695

Re: Indus Water Treaty

the one fact that some people are missing is that in the 50's 60's India did not have a very independent foreign policy as probably it has today... there were economic reasons, historical reasons, political reasons. I would imagine in the context of 50's 60's it was fairly equitable. I mean even if ...
by manjgu
16 Sep 2018 10:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 945
Views: 119127

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Neshant..nations are not dumb and nobody got conned..the Pak Fauj / Netas got their money / bribes..country be dammed. Its same story everywhere..the netas get bribed...they sign up to stupid projects ... and then ..
by manjgu
13 Sep 2018 14:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3332
Views: 320305

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

if chota bhai is really into this ..he wont flop. Ambanis know how to keep babus..netas happy... this is good omen !
by manjgu
12 Sep 2018 19:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4254
Views: 382978

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

nam : i think India foresees a shooting match with NaPakis only. to tackle napakis , tankers are not such a priority IMHO. Fighter jets are top priority.
by manjgu
12 Sep 2018 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 631678

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

leopard urine !! if pak faujis can smell leopard urine and shit then surely its letting out a operational secret.
by manjgu
28 Aug 2018 05:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4877
Views: 923316

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Karan M... a) the chinese have not stopped at clones ..parallel R&D has continued... clones are good at making the numbers and being prepared. Chinese have invested heavily in R&D supplemented by industrial spying. b) your list of things which have been indigenised is impressive but as a % o...
by manjgu
26 Aug 2018 20:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4877
Views: 923316

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

whats wrong with clones ?? and i dont see too many indigenous solution for all the noise. Beg borrow steal is the chinese mantra and it works. they have not let their domestic R&D suffer any time.. and they are focussed on exports and indegenous solutions. Not like our system which seem forever ...
by manjgu
26 Aug 2018 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2310
Views: 375177

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

such postponments give fuel to anti nationals who think their protest are forcing repeated postponments...the judges should be held accountable for postponing matters of national importance..the ram mandir issue...the halala issue... the art 35 , 370 issue .
by manjgu
26 Aug 2018 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

the chinese are focussed people..not gasbags like Indians. How can u even think of selling something if u r forever in trials... and dont induct it in your own service !! we shuld be producing cheap equipment to sell overseas and fund our R&D but who gives a damn !
by manjgu
23 Aug 2018 06:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

nam ..the claws article also answers ur q ..a) would ABV have gone to Pakistan if intrusion was detected. b) majority of troop intrusion took place in April 1999 and not so much during the winter months.
by manjgu
23 Aug 2018 05:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 945
Views: 119127

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

but i think people from all political parties in Napakistan have invested so much energy into cEPC as the 'game changer' that they all will look quite foolish if they were to withdraw from CPEC !! its like being without ur u/w once the tide has gone down . also all leaders must have been bribed heav...
by manjgu
22 Aug 2018 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

a) additionally the mujahid angle could also have been a local commanders face saver...to deny PA involvement and claim its low level mujahid intruson ..a very local affair which they can handle on their own , which also hides their incompetencies?? b) Benazir Begum had forbidden this operation in h...
by manjgu
22 Aug 2018 15:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3670
Views: 484216

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

LCH will be a export winner if we induct it first in numbers and prove its a reliable ..good machine not because it looks good.
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

to ur question..depends on extent of intrusion... the local commanders would have ensured such a intrusion does not get publicity and they would have tried to clear it locally..failing which large scale ops would have started..
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 20:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

a) I dont think ABV would have gone to Pakistan is the intrusion had been detected ...its politcal suicide !! no way he would have gone. Politicians know what is political suicide. b) I dont believe builiding a alternative road was a possibility given the geography of the area..atleast in the near t...
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 17:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 945
Views: 119127

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

a wake call for NaPakis !! chinis have bribed their way to win untenable / uneconomic projects ..
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

well..no use debating wether reality has hit PA or not. My only test of 'reality has hit them' is true when they can stop chanting Kashmir Kashmir and lock up the terrorists else ... we can agree to disagree. my post was more about questions raised by nam.
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

chetak..PA has never been short of funds and never will be. You can believe that reality has hit them hard but I dont. They still live in their self made cuckoo land where victory over India is round the corner...just one more shove and kufr will fall. If reality had indeed hit them hard they would ...
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4877
Views: 923316

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

this is v good...though the campaign season is in winters and its v doubtful we will ever go to war in summers ( when seekers have more problems)... ofc more the range the merrier it is !!
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Chetak... i believe its honour, shame which is driving PA just like their previous losses to India. How can the momins lose to the kufr?? I dont buy your argument that they dont have funds or the will or the capability to occupy the heights. They have been confronting us all along the LOC and they d...
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1532
Views: 216870

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Well, Congress has to manufacture a scam so they doing their best. Overall, their allegations have not got much traction and in their hearts the congis also know there is no scam. I dont know but would it have helped Modi sarkar to give a breakup like this .. this does not divulge any secrets BJP UP...
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

4 people in PA knowing is more from a strategic objective point of view.. ( whatever it was in their minds). That this will give a fillip to insurgent activity in kashmir..cut of siachen .. force india into talks... bla bla... In a youtube , the ISI DG ( analysis) or whatever he was said that ... in...
by manjgu
21 Aug 2018 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208687

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

q1) I dont think so. If IA had detected the intrusion there is no way ABV would have gone to NaPakistan. It would have finished ABV and BJP's political future. q2) Those were the winter months..what was there to interdict?? there was no worthwhile military target on NH1. For 7 months they were conso...
by manjgu
17 Aug 2018 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3050
Views: 342695

Re: Indus Water Treaty

I am surprised the USA never used the water/dams route go get NaPakis to behave??
by manjgu
24 Jun 2018 07:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2310
Views: 375177

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

But attacking hindu pilgrims makes Modi ji look weak and will be a good instrument in opposition hands. such an attack will be advertised as a consequence/ reaction of a failed policy ..no easy options here... I am surprised nobody from Hurrirats family has been attacked ( i mean their kids, chachas...
by manjgu
22 Jun 2018 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operational Art or War Doctrine
Replies: 47
Views: 5448

Re: Operational Art or War Doctrine

ok...so what i learnt on the 1962 war from the briefing... PLA was a well drilled, competent force..not a rag tag militia.. all aspects of military operations was well thought out..intelligence, logistics, training etc. they concentrated their forces in few areas .. the indians were strung out in pe...
by manjgu
22 Jun 2018 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

cant find the 1962 war thread.. my views are based on reading open source material plus a briefing in the ops room of the Balls of Fire Division based out of Tenga some years ago which cleared many of my doubts..
by manjgu
22 Jun 2018 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

chinese concentrated their forces at few points ... so the impression of much greater numbers and so called human wave tactics ( which were actually standard tactics to assault well defended position at higher altitudes) ... the indians were also made to believe that the chinese is 7 ft tall !! the ...
by manjgu
22 Jun 2018 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Arun.Prabhu... if u had a chance of read Brig Dalvis book , u will see Chinese used good / standard infantry tactics in the 62 war. Can some local expert tell me what did the IA do in Kargil ..they also sent wave after wave of men up the slopes because there is no other way...what else could the chi...
by manjgu
22 Jun 2018 07:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

a) well this chinese coming in waves has been dubunked by many military analysts...this image was kind of re enforced by the movies which came out after 1962 war..notably Haqeeqat. the chinese were much smaller in numbers as compared to indian forces .. only that they had better tactics..better weap...
by manjgu
21 Jun 2018 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3332
Views: 320305

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

good to hear our own desi effort on LRTR... i would love to see the day when our products are exported and we can squeeze other folks balls... then we have truly arrived.
by manjgu
21 Jun 2018 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

well said Arun Prabhu ji... ashish raval ji u need to brush up. Same logic goes for tank warfare... u take tanks in big numbers into an attack ..not penny packets... the whole idea of war is to bring force in numbers and concentrate it at few points, achieve a breakthrough and pour more forces thru ...
by manjgu
21 Jun 2018 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3332
Views: 320305

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

even on the LRTR ..i know its the Green Pine. Why is it in the DRDO handbook. Did they make LRTR clones on their own or assembled more Green Pines?
by manjgu
21 Jun 2018 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3332
Views: 320305

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Karan M ... I understand your point and I did read all that u highlighted ... but as a taxpayer I can demand more transparency from a govt PSU. I dont think its too difficult to implement what i suggested. all these reports are done by DESIDOC who pride themselves on their documentation..
by manjgu
21 Jun 2018 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3332
Views: 320305

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

I hope DRDO is doing good work... i would like they indicate the status of each product ..in concept stage, development, trials , accepted, INDUCTED ( and how many units). will make me feel more at ease....
by manjgu
20 Jun 2018 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2310
Views: 375177

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

i want uniterrupted and uninterruptible operations against the terrorists...and their overground..underground workers
by manjgu
20 Jun 2018 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

i dont know the cause but almost half of the inventory is down... as per my info.
by manjgu
20 Jun 2018 07:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 605096

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

almost 200 bofors of the total imported are decommissioned IMHO...
by manjgu
20 Jun 2018 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3536
Views: 414732

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

kashmir observer newspaper says "forces used a uinque bomb" !!!!
by manjgu
19 Jun 2018 15:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2310
Views: 375177

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

to steal a phrase from MSA ... I want uninterruped and uninterruptible operations against the jehadis...and their overground..underground supporters.

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