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by wig
08 Mar 2019 15:31
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788820

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/balakot-strike-each-warhead-had-70-80-kg-net-explosive-quantity-5616595/ Balakot strike: Each warhead had 70-80 kg net explosive quantity from the above article “There has been a lot of speculation on the quantity of explosive used to hit each of the buildings...
by wig
08 Mar 2019 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3365
Views: 535535

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

Austin wrote:The Mystery of the Missing F-16

this video is from Shiv
by wig
08 Mar 2019 13:59
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788820

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/-definite-proof-of-hit-at-balakot/739516.html ‘Definite proof’ of hit at Balakot Special missiles used to avoid collateral damage extracted from the above The IAF has collated data from various sources, and internal assessment indicates that definite ‘evidenc...
by wig
07 Mar 2019 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/grenade-explosion-at-jammu-bus-stand-about-8-people-injured/story-YEuPDvXptuHZ2ieHsfQixH.html grenade explosion at Jammu bus stand, several injured, says Police The blast took place near the Jammu bus stand’s exit point. This is the third such incident at th...
by wig
07 Mar 2019 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3365
Views: 535535

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

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/iaf-pilot-abhinandan-varthaman-held-off-pakistan-grilling-for-crucial-24-hrs/story-805l123IQg9L21962wPQOI.html Sleep deprived, choked, beaten up: How IAF pilot Abhinandan held off Pak grilling The official, who is part of a team debriefing Varthaman after he...
by wig
06 Mar 2019 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/a-history-of-pakistans-jihad-for-kashmir/ A history of Pakistan’s Jihad for Kashmir by M J Akbar the article is lengthy and needs time to read. it deals with the history of Pakistan's various attempts at fomenting trouble in J&K. The narrative includes the Pak tradi...
by wig
06 Mar 2019 10:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4010
Views: 637059

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/mod-okays-army-hq-recast/738639.html MoD okays Army HQ recast -Operation, intel units to merge | 20% officers to move out from the above article In the first major restructuring of the Army headquarters in the national capital, the Ministry of Defence is lear...
by wig
04 Mar 2019 11:23
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788820

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/3-key-operatives-died-in-balakot/737704.html 3 key operatives died in Balakot Intel reports say 30 JeM terrorists killed | Unconfirmed reports of Azhar’s death excerpted from the above Three key operatives, including a Pakistan spy agency ISI Colonel, were ki...
by wig
02 Mar 2019 19:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426050

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

The New York times of May 2, 1987 says the Afghans got a Pak F 16 https://www.nytimes.com/1987/05/02/world/afghans-down-a-pakistani-f-16-saying-fighter-jet-crossed-border.html excepted from this article AFGHANS DOWN A PAKISTANI F-16, SAYING FIGHTER JET CROSSED BORDER The Afghan Government said today...
by wig
01 Mar 2019 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

an article on the US Govt helping Pakistan in the construction of roads in J&K in the sixties In the first week of December 1960, six C-130s from the 322nd Air Division, USAF Europe, based at Evreux, France, arrived at Peshawar. In their mission brief at Peshawar, the US team was informed that t...
by wig
01 Mar 2019 10:35
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788820

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Frustrated by air raids, Pak targets civilians; uses Howitzer artillery fires http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/frustrated-by-air-raids-pak-targets-civilians-uses-howitzer-artillery-fires/ extracts after suffering heavy losses in air strikes by India, Pakistan army today activated almost all major sect...
by wig
01 Mar 2019 10:32
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788820

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

86 seconds of dogfight at 900 kmph https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/86-seconds-of-dogfight-at-900-kmph/736286.html the entire combat took about 86 seconds and the Pak F 16 was successfully targeted with a missile extracts “I am going after him,” the Wing Commander said over the secure radio...
by wig
25 Feb 2019 17:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426050

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

may nature curse Pakistan and its ideology with the worst possible https://www.dawn.com/news/1465752/the-last-of-the-kalasha this is how the accursed ,disgraceful Pakis treat minorities. and they have the gall to talk to others. THE LAST OF THE KALASHA On June 16, 2016, 15-year-old Rina was convince...
by wig
21 Feb 2019 12:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

here is an article by Prof Bhim Singh a Jammu based politician and head of National Panther Party. He is a Senior Advocate . The article appears in a newspaper named, Early Times , which is published from Jammu http://news.statetimes.in/the-president-is-fully-empowered-to-amend-article-370-extend-in...
by wig
20 Feb 2019 17:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.pgurus.com/articles-370-35-poisonous/ Articles 370 and 35-A are poisonous Those who spoke included Labha Ram Gandhi, President, West Pakistan Refugee Action Committee; Dr Ajay Chrungoo, Chairman, Panun Kashmir; Retd Col. RSN Singh, Ex-Raw Officer and Defence Expert; Capt. Sikander Rizvi ...
by wig
20 Feb 2019 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Regarding 370, we have to keep in mind, it is not just Kashmir. I am pretty sure Jammu or Ladakh does not want it removed either. So it is a pointless exercise. No different from our usual regionalism. If you want to play the demographic game, increase it in Jammu & Ladakh. More MLA needs to be...
by wig
19 Feb 2019 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

What is Article 35A and how Nehru got the devil in Kashmir through backdoor

https://www.mynation.com/news/what-is-a ... oor-pn4gqh
by wig
19 Feb 2019 17:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 195435

Re: Pulwama Attack

some facets of the pulwama terror attack 1.The car used was a Maruti EECO van 2. high intensity 'Military grade' RDX used. the quantity was 50- 70 kg excerpted from article Pulwama probe: Military grade RDX used points to Pakistan The expert, who specialised in study of IEDs and explosives used in b...
by wig
19 Feb 2019 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 165
Views: 55377

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/did-handlers-use-peer-to-peer-software-to-contact-pulwama-bomber/articleshow/68040176.cms an article on the use of peer to peer software service YSMS in the Pulwama Attack by terrorists. do read in full excerpts Security forces and intelligence agencies in J...
by wig
19 Feb 2019 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1840
Views: 213917

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

https://www.dawn.com/news/1463990/shahrag-the-pakistani-town-where-boys-arent-safe-from-men Shahrag, the Pakistani town where boys aren't safe from men blease to read rebort in full from shahrag, baluchistan When 13-year-old Kaleem* reached the coal mines from Dir earlier this year, he didn’t expect...
by wig
18 Feb 2019 17:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 266131

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/deaf-and-mute-kashmiris-getting-trained-in-terrorism/articleshow/68047575.cms this must be the high water mark of Pak strategic and tactical brilliance - Deaf and mute Kashmiris getting trained in terrorism excerpted from the link above. do read The terroris...
by wig
18 Feb 2019 16:05
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 195435

Re: Pulwama Attack

for starters the Govt can do away with Art 35A and Art 370.
by wig
18 Feb 2019 15:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 296427

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Army accepts ‘Mark1-A’ version of Arjun tanks https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-accepts-mark1-a-version-of-arjun-tanks/730651.html regarding the Mk 2 Arjun excerpted... In December last year, the Ministry of Defence had informed Parliament that the ‘Arjun Mark 1-A’ was being validated a...
by wig
18 Feb 2019 14:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

art 370 and art 35a have to go. for the last few days Jammu is reeling under curfew. This appears to be an opportunity to the Jammu Kashmir Armed Police which is recruited in Kashmir division to beat innocents. http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/jkap-cops-beat-up-innocents-refuse-to-acknowledge-passes/ p...
by wig
18 Feb 2019 14:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 296427

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Army accepts ‘Mark1-A’ version of Arjun tanks https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-accepts-mark1-a-version-of-arjun-tanks/730651.html excerpts... an upgraded version of the Arjun tank, having better firing and mobility, has been accepted by the Army following month-long validation trials i...
by wig
16 Feb 2019 12:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 195435

Re: Pulwama Attack

the explosive used was about 80kg of RDX as per this report. it is datelined the 15 feb 2019 https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/80-kg-high-grade-rdx-used-by-jaish-terrorist-in-pulwama-attack/articleshow/68016262.cms the officials said a post-blast investigation conducted by security a...
by wig
15 Feb 2019 18:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 195435

Re: Pulwama Attack

the explosive used is urea ammonium nitrate No use of RDX in attack, initial probe reveals Initial probe has revealed that RDX wasn't used in the Pulwama attack. A very fine quality of Urea Ammonium Nitrate was used in the IED blast in Pulwama. The chemical substance is commonly used in stone quarri...
by wig
15 Feb 2019 18:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 195435

Re: Pulwama Attack

for starters the govt needs to do away with Art 35A and Art 370.
presently Jammu is facing a curfew since morning to curb nationalist protests. This IMVHO was not required
by wig
11 Feb 2019 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426050

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://www.thefridaytimes.com/such-gup-256/ If anyone thinks The Great Khan is going to be a good boy and do as he’s told, he has another thing coming. Take the recent NABbing of a Punjabi Khan. We hear this was not at the behest of The Boyz but an initiative of The Great Khan himself, ostensibly t...
by wig
09 Feb 2019 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 994
Views: 154076

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/pakistan-fits-into-china-s-bold-naval-plans/726108.html Pakistan fits into China’s bold naval plans by Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd) excerpted THE maritime zone in India’s neighbourhood is now strategically significant and falls in the zone of connected sec...
by wig
07 Feb 2019 19:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426050

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-47147409 A protest Pakistan wants to hide from the world. the protestors of the PTM rounded up. excerpts But on the periphery of the Kashmir rally, police were busy spotting and arresting young men they suspected had come to attend another rally due to be held at ...
by wig
01 Feb 2019 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1840
Views: 213917

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

meanbhile BAF develops land https://www.dawn.com/news/1461122/paf-converts-land-for-national-security-into-housing-scheme ju think it is phor next gen barfare PAF converts land for ‘national security’ into housing scheme The report submitted to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday stated:...
by wig
29 Jan 2019 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2524
Views: 232686

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/pak-lt-gen-navid-moktar-figures-in-failed-plot-to-assassinate-sheikh-hasina/articleshow/67734083.cms Pak Lt Gen Navid Moktar figures in failed plot to assassinate Sheikh Hasina excerpted [quote] Lt. General Navid Moktar from ISI is believed to have p...
by wig
29 Jan 2019 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 938
Views: 161166

Re: Indian Army History Thread

www.ourstory.info/library/4-ww2/Tiger/t ... l0k3_42eOM

link to history of ops conducted by the fourth, eighth and tenth Indian Divisions during WW2
by wig
25 Jan 2019 10:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426050

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Hindu girl abducted, forcibly married off to Muslim man in Pakistan

https://www.indiatoday.in/world/story/p ... 2019-01-24
by wig
25 Jan 2019 10:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 288837

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

https://theprint.in/opinion/as-indians-watch-uri-time-for-army-to-talk-about-other-daring-and-unsung-operations/182638/ Lt Gen H S Panag (R) has written about two other cross border ops carried out under his command excerpted from the above Strike one: Karubar Bowl Five months after the Kargil War, ...
by wig
23 Jan 2019 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/sc-to-take-in-chamber-decision-on-listing-of-plea-challenging-article-35-a/ SC to take ‘in-chamber’ decision on listing of plea challenging Article 35-A excerpted The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would take an “in-chamber” decision on listing of a petition challengi...
by wig
19 Jan 2019 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 598108

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

on the intervening night of 19 and 20 Jan ,1990 the Kashmir Pandits were terrorized out of Kashmir.
and the Supreme Court fixed the hearing on Art 35A today knowing it was a Saturday.
by wig
18 Jan 2019 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722196

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/page1/india-to-raise-its-own-seals.html we will have a Special Ops Div by Nov. excerpts India to raise its own SEALs India will soon have an elite unit of commandos drawn from the three Services to conduct special missions of strategic interest to the country. Named...
by wig
13 Jan 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4010
Views: 637059

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/army-s-tank-crew-finds-extreme-cold-climate-clothing-unsuitable/712814.html Army’s tank crew finds extreme cold climate clothing unsuitable extracted Extreme cold climateclothing issued to troops is bulky and cumbersome Makes it unsuitable for use in the clos...

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