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by manjgu
24 Jun 2018 07:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 350937

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: 5148

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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: 3214
Views: 281343

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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: 3214
Views: 281343

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: 3214
Views: 281343

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: 3214
Views: 281343

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: 2254
Views: 350937

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

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: 3467
Views: 384712

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: 2254
Views: 350937

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.
by manjgu
19 Jun 2018 15:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3560
Views: 443733

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

@Gyan... do u think Yankees are dumb? sell imagers etc ...bhai when they sell choppers they get lucaritve business by way of spares, training, etc etc. plus ability to squeeze ur balls at the right time... TI mein kya milenga?? ghan...
by manjgu
19 Jun 2018 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

@pratyush a) M777 ...Dhanush ... Atags are different guns with perhaps different roles / area of operations envisaged for them. I dont think IA is so dumb. Dhanush is an improvement on the original Bofors. Dhanush costing 14 to 16 crores a piece can be crowdfunded for induction into IA :rotfl: I mea...
by manjgu
08 Jun 2018 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Nth round of summer winter highalt lowalt underwater tests !!
by manjgu
27 May 2018 12:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

SSridhar .. if as per u we are building storage in the month of May/June and not August and Pakis have agreed looks not right..because this is sowing season? why would Pakis agree to filling during sowing season? maybe its due to general shortfall in river flows?
by manjgu
27 May 2018 10:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189530

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Sbajwa...if RAW chief cant be from IAS/IPS but NSA can be ?? is Doval also incompetent? there is nothing like RAW chief should be / ought to be from Armed forces. Depends totally on the individual. IPS / IAS / IRS officers go to foreign countries on deputation as part of RAW. There are equally incom...
by manjgu
27 May 2018 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

if this is true..which i think it is... it is evident that even with rudimentary storage capacity on the chenab we can screw paki happiness espicially during sowing season. this is the sowing season and we are able to control it..which is like music to my ears. my head spins with happiness on what w...
by manjgu
24 May 2018 16:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

while i have not read IWT in full.. i heard in some program ( arshad abbasi ..a paki) that World Bank is gurantoor for only 2 clauses... he is often supporting indian stance in many programs... he said WB role is very very limited..only some moral authority... facilitator more than mediator. Mediato...
by manjgu
22 May 2018 22:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

the Napakis are in panic mode... they know once Indian projects come up on chenab and we hold water as even agreed in IWT..they are in for big big trouble. my big fella at Pakul Dul said 'pakiyon ki behen aur amma ko ... denge" . No prizes for fillin in the blanks...he said if the TBM comes in ...
by manjgu
21 May 2018 09:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4146
Views: 351727

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

KaranM ... affordable is a very ambigous term... why some army gen is saying we need X Billion USD for modernisation... MKI with Bmos is affordable..whats the issue?? Cost is and will remain a factor, irrespective of what u claim. Spending 1.6% of GDP on defence means cost is an issue. "We will...
by manjgu
20 May 2018 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

one of my relatives is big fella at Pakal Dul.. he was saying they are under orders to hasten... and finish it ASAP.
by manjgu
20 May 2018 21:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4146
Views: 351727

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

KaranM..cost is a very major consideration for a country like India... why we fired only a few PGM's even when our tail was on fire in kargil... ? so please dont discount cost as a factor..mission effectiveness is fine but within budgetary constraints. When the chiefs say ' we will fight with that w...
by manjgu
20 May 2018 07:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

if there is BJP govt in 2019 ... i see projects completed by 2024/25. then we can really suqeeze the Pakis and turn Pukeistan into Arabian desert...
by manjgu
16 May 2018 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1377
Views: 165538

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

wondering how IDF with all their fancy gear/electronics could not handle S200? whats the story?
by manjgu
15 May 2018 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2200
Views: 371270

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

deejay..a minor quibble..military doctrine is set by the military in response to national military objectives ( which are set by govt) , threats. Cold start doctrine is set by Army to pursue national aim of cutting Pakistan ... Militrary doctrine then drives accquisition, creation of infrastructure ...
by manjgu
15 May 2018 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2017
Views: 400175

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Did i read somewhere that Meteor is too big for LCA??
by manjgu
14 May 2018 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189530

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

i think a chankian way to cut Pak army to size is for Paki PM to sign away POK to India and seek asylum in India.
by manjgu
13 May 2018 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3465
Views: 228373

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

what abt the zillion CCTV s and Loudspeakers in mecca? whats the fatwa on loudspeakers? :rotfl:
by manjgu
13 May 2018 13:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2614
Views: 425147

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

too premature of judge the actual turn rate of the plane ... they will slowly expand the performance enevelope IMHO
by manjgu
11 May 2018 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 533916

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

isnt the panter weight almost same as ATAGS??
by manjgu
14 Mar 2018 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

actually when Pakistan dries up ..insha allah the Pakis will truly become Arabs minus the oil... the desert dwellers... living off camel and goat milk..
by manjgu
14 Mar 2018 06:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

to their west is their ummah... the promised land ..they can try that side ..the east is fenced now.
by manjgu
13 Mar 2018 22:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2974
Views: 320320

Re: Indus Water Treaty

he said once the pakal dul becomes operational we can cook paki goose for good. if pakal dul and sawalkot can be done then we effectively choke the water on the 3 rivers allocated to napakis..he said the road to busrar dam is still not there and one has to hike ( was it 2 days ) to reach proposed da...
by manjgu
13 Mar 2018 09:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1492
Views: 194337

Re: India's Power Sector

Just met a v high official of the Pakal Dul project..he said project on course and GOI is fast tracking ( giving danda) the work..all tendering complete .. dam..powerhouse.. only tender for TBM remains..if the TBM can work with existing geology it will further shorten the time.. they have timeline o...
by manjgu
10 Mar 2018 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 880
Views: 137424

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

they should paint whole of india in blue !!

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