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by VikB
23 Jul 2011 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2954
Views: 262003

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

VikasRaina wrote:By Surprise, you means no Paki involvement ?

:rotfl:
by VikB
23 Jul 2011 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2954
Views: 262003

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Oh also just to point out, there is a LARGE population of Pukis there in Norway. Let us see if we get some surprises there.
by VikB
23 Jul 2011 11:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2954
Views: 262003

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Very true. I remember the European channels talking at that time as if a flood/drought has happened in a third world country or a plague which the lower ones in this world have to endure. I am very sorry for the loss of lives there but then this is the hard way the West will understand the meaning o...
by VikB
23 Jul 2011 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2954
Views: 262003

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/07/22/fishman.norway/index.html?hpt=hp_p1 Norway attack teaches lessons on terrorism "....................Perhaps the starkest lesson from the Norway attack is that, based on early reports, more people seem to have been killed by firearms than by explosives. ...
by VikB
14 Jul 2011 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 40632

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

Dude, cud it be a conspiracy (aka Ocean 13/Italian job ishtyle) where your call was diverted to a khufia cell of Pukes leading to wrong info being fed? you shud have checked with guru logs (aka me in this case :))
by VikB
14 Jul 2011 17:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561688

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^^ 1. as far as I know, no other police has such a vehicle in India. 2. these vehicles are not only used by 'elite force 1'. there is anyway nothing elite about force 1 (discussed earlier) plus all pandus use the vehicle. nothing wrong there. The other day I saw a normal Mumbai police constable in ...
by VikB
14 Jul 2011 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 40632

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

Vignesh - want to know my roll number :)
Forms last date of submission was 30 June. My roll number has been dispatched though I fervently hope that my parents dont throw it away :(
You must use the numbers given on that advt I had shared with you.
by VikB
14 Jul 2011 14:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 40632

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

Any mai-ka-lal appearing for TA this year? Chandigarh exam is on 7 Aug.
by VikB
14 Jul 2011 14:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561688

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^ I have a few more ideas for them if they want :mrgreen:
by VikB
14 Jul 2011 13:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561688

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^^ that is normal. You see one always parked at BSE Sensex, Taj, secretariat and few other places - mostly in south Mumbai. Mahindra won the contract after 26/11 considering that others were not even ready. Tatas won the contest for something like the armoured truck. One is parked again always at B...
by VikB
01 Jun 2011 13:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 699442

Re: LCA News and Discussions

SaiK wrote:Must be desh made UFO /ot, but that traffic blocking is definitely something to take note of... I wonder why Rakesh bhai not named LCA to some hottie yet?


I though have named a hottie after LCA..... :D
by VikB
29 Apr 2011 10:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3953
Views: 914610

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

"The Rs 14,000 crore ($3.1 billion) contract already has been signed by the army and BDL. The company is expected to make 500 missiles per year, and the first batch will roll out by September 2012. “All the missiles under this order will be of the same version,” Prahlada says." First time ...
by VikB
05 Feb 2011 14:29
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategy guru K Subrahmanyam passes away
Replies: 235
Views: 34742

Re: Strategic guru K Subrahmanyam passes away

Honestly, I did not know much of him earlier. Going by what others have to say, he seems like a Master.

It is a request to all that kindly provide way to access his articles by posting links/copy of articles/downloads/etc. I see that some articles have been shared, more the better.

regards.
by VikB
01 Feb 2011 17:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976552

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Some photos I clicked on board INS Viraat that day. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=3CUAU5M0

this is from a cell camera with 8 mega pixel

ps- none are of the accident
by VikB
31 Jan 2011 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976552

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

tsarkar - thank you for the explaination. It perfectly explains what I saw. Honestly I have been troubled by the sight what I got thinking that I was seeing the culprit ship. If it was the rear of the ship where it got struck then it was the starboard side else the other way. Though it was an old sh...
by VikB
31 Jan 2011 15:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976552

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

This is absolutely baffling. I was at INS Viraat yesterday due to the family-day and we were waiting for the smaller boats to take us to the shore when we heard about the accident. The boats meant for us were re-directed and hence there was a delay in our departure. Finally when we boarded a transfe...
by VikB
27 Jan 2011 10:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 865448

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Sid Were there any two engine jets available at that time when Mig 21 was flown? In my recent-memory, I dont remember a Mig 21 at the flypast. In fact I remember that all flypasts were stopped in the country after a non-delhi crash. I wont be surprised that the IAF and babus are extremely touchy abo...
by VikB
24 Dec 2010 23:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3953
Views: 914610

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Shiv

We have not forgotten 1971
by VikB
09 Dec 2010 02:06
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Pakistan Army List of Killed and its Revelations.
Replies: 115
Views: 29089

Re: Pakistan Army List of Killed and its Revelations.

^^^ Awesome find. Thank you very much
by VikB
03 Dec 2010 13:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 525210

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/f ... 996/147736

It shows the firing chamber so as to say. Plus the guy was on death sentence since 1985!!!! 25 years!!! in US!!!! and we call our system late.

sorry but didnt know where to put this
by VikB
02 Dec 2010 15:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3953
Views: 914610

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^^ it is no more even exciting to read of another Brahmos test. a few months later we will get to know that probably it was the 6th of nth test of a new cruise missile.

One place where I love to be duped :mrgreen:
by VikB
26 Nov 2010 12:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 22085

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

^^^ Spot on. I agree. China cannot fight at two fronts. We should sit back and enjoy as the world gets messed up at a point which is 1000s of km away from us. Now is the time to swat some flies in our neighbourhood. We can surely raise the ante and slip in a small slap somewhere to the Pakis. Maybe ...
by VikB
24 Nov 2010 16:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 22085

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/worl ... 980202.cms

" However, in a telephone call with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Obama pressed the North to stop its provocative actions." :rotfl:
by VikB
24 Nov 2010 14:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 22085

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

From above "South Korean officials said the skirmish began when Pyongyang warned its neighbour to stop its military drills in the area. When Seoul refused and began firing artillery into disputed waters, albeit away from the North Korean shore, the North retaliated." So the South did provo...
by VikB
24 Nov 2010 11:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 22085

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

nirav wrote:So the Sensex recovered ~250 points at Closing ...
Will have to keep a close watch on the news and the opening of Kospi tomorrow morning.

Might give an indication whether to Short or not ...


Nirav - want to share notes?? :mrgreen:
by VikB
24 Nov 2010 10:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 22085

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

I guess it is the 'curse' of democracy that countries like South Korea and India are unable to answer or rather continue to bear the brunt of reckless, neighbouring authoritarian regimes. Lot of parallels can be seen from our own 26/11 episode or Kargil and this. I am so sure that if SOKO were to th...
by VikB
19 Nov 2010 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2617
Views: 368996

Re: Military Flight Safety

^^^ I was at Tawang last year and had photographed same/similar chopper up close. Truely an extremely saddening news. RIP brave souls :(
by VikB
16 Nov 2010 11:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 7378

Re: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011

Kapil - bhai ye kya ho raha hai? what is the update? are all the three dates valid??
Konfusion.
Please clear the air. fix the dates and venue. let us meet on the sidelines of the Navy celeberations.
by VikB
03 Nov 2010 10:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976552

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Current no. of Harriers on Viraat - 3
by VikB
29 Oct 2010 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976552

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^ No need to jump up and down on this junta. There will be a slight overlap when we will have IAC and Vikramaditya both commissioned and Viraat still around. That is how we get figure of 3. Then few years ( I think 2016ish) it will be back to 2.
by VikB
29 Oct 2010 18:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 7378

Re: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011

Kapil - what a loser. In Oct, u planning a meet for Jan!!!

Have one after deepawali and then one in Jan. that way we can call it BR Mumbai Quarterly meet :P
by VikB
29 Oct 2010 16:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 916936

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city ... 831620.cms
"State to build War museum in Rewari"

finally some sense. sorry if posted already.
by VikB
20 Oct 2010 12:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 619987

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

"Buy F 35 instead of MRCA..." - The moment I saw this headline, I rushed to see the author of the article for it was clear whoever wrote it must have sold himself to the US of A. It was hugely dissapointing to see Ajai Shukla's name behind this article. It is funny how every idea including...
by VikB
11 Oct 2010 12:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF Delhi Meet
Replies: 6
Views: 1339

Re: BRF Delhi Meet

^^^ Vishak: we floated the idea recently for Mumbai meet but our dear Garu Kapil is busy till Nov. So kind of poured cold water on the idea
by VikB
07 Oct 2010 17:06
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 655886

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Recently I bought and read "the conspirators" by Brig Yash Mohan, VSM. Review: with all due respect, the Brigadier has got overdose of hollywood+bollywood. He has combined incest, swapping and all other masala that he could remember. Not worth a read. The interesting thing was this http://...
by VikB
15 Sep 2010 18:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 434772

Re: Indian Autos Thread

ShivaS wrote:...

Otherwise declare it as an external combustion engine and continue.


:rotfl:
by VikB
15 Sep 2010 18:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 40632

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

^^^ Bala, dont fall for this. Same thing happened in my office and I lost 6months as those idiots did not wake up on time.

Tell them that the last date is 30 Sept. that is it.
by VikB
15 Sep 2010 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 40632

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

TA help Alert:

1. Anyone getting any headsup on the TA Sept notice, kindly communicate to others here.

2. Anybody appearing from Chandigarh side - contact me. I have uberkool tips to share (for more, go to my posts above-sometime back)
by VikB
15 Sep 2010 11:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread
Replies: 303
Views: 40632

Re: How to join the Armed Forces? - Recruitment Thread

Bala - My suggestion is that you keep the form filled. It is the same every time and you can download it from the TA site. The date can be out anytime now. Let me know if you get to know of it.
by VikB
15 Aug 2010 13:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Independence Day Wishes !!!
Replies: 99
Views: 11932

Re: Independence Day Wishes !!!

Wish you all a very happy Independance day

Let all of us pledge to orient our lives towards doing something for our nation.

Jai Hind

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