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by Gurinder P
22 Oct 2012 08:59
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

If the IN changed its ensign then the army should abandon the bagpipes and tartans. India's modern army owes its roots back to the British Raj, who incorporated any tactics, armies and traditions it felt worthy to assimilate from the various kingdoms in India. Going back to changing the ensign, whi...
by Gurinder P
21 Oct 2012 06:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

The symbol is the flag of England. We have done away with them in India when we became independent. We do not owe our marine traditions to the British. The ancient Indians have been doing it for millenia. The flag misplaces our naval origin. It should be rooted in our tradition, not British. If the...
by Gurinder P
10 Oct 2012 04:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 234992

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Ya mod needs to step in. Blue Star should be behind everyone, as their is no point in dwelling in the past and I feel that India should have healed from the dark saga by now. As for the Sikh militancy, the west has a few nuts that still want an Independent Punjab, and as for brainwashing the young. ...
by Gurinder P
17 Sep 2012 14:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

The Hindu stated that the Viki's delivery will be delayed till October 2013 at the earliest. Time for Indian Diplomats to Squeeze Rosoboronexport for some free materials and equipment. Or can India refuse payments, collect the funds that did go through and then buy the hulk of the Invincible and tow...
by Gurinder P
14 Sep 2012 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 466
Views: 101270

Re: Military Humor and related

I had a bit too much time:
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by Gurinder P
20 Aug 2012 22:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

This might be OT but their isn't another thread where I can post this. I was wondering about India raising a Marine Corp. If India wants to project its power across the Indian Ocean and eventually the globe, Marines are needed for rapid insertions and occupation. The IA would need to mobilized and s...
by Gurinder P
11 May 2012 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 432525

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

We really need to develop our own satellite navigation system quickly rather than rely on other countries’ system. India cannot rely on GPS (unreliable USA) or Glonass (friendly Russians) forever. I don’t know how far Bhuvan system has been developed for military purpose. Even if India develops its...
by Gurinder P
15 Apr 2012 00:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

If you want to be a war mongerer, be my guest. But the battles of this century will be faught in the stock house not likely on the battlefield, especially when it concerns china. Gurinder P, do not derail discussion by posting inane stuff. There is no substitute for capability (economy as well as m...
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2012 23:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Altair wrote:
Gurinder P wrote:That's pure unadulterated BS.

Please dont confuse yours with mine.


I'm sorry that you are confused, that it required to you to confuse the bs in your statement into thinking my counter argument was laden with bs.
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2012 23:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

NDA also isolated India by detonating the nuclear bomb(s). And it was this government that went ahead with refinancing Vikramiditya, closing the MMRCA and getting the Akula I see another one who thinks India should "stay in its place" and support those who actively work in keeping India &...
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2012 23:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

NDA also isolated India by detonating the nuclear bomb(s). And it was this government that went ahead with refinancing Vikramiditya, closing the MMRCA and getting the Akula. And the government is taking its time in precurement because it does not want a repeat of the bofors thus leaving the navy and...
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2012 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

That poor olde man is trying to fight poverty, illiteracy, infrastructure latency, and corruption in the government while boosting the Indian economy into a global powerhouse. If that is your sense of humor I am not amused. Our economy has slowed down considerably in case you have not noticed. Our ...
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2012 22:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

I wonder how he sleeps in night when he is told that soldiers dont have sufficient ammunition to last 2 days and we have 2 trouble making nations we have fought 6 wars in last 6 and half decades. I really ask him what makes him go to sleep in night? Please advise. He is known to lose sleep only whe...
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2012 22:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 83352

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Manmohan Singh is He is really the Man he is, he is must step down from the PM ship owing moral responsibilities for all the scams and fiascos. I wonder how he sleeps in night when he is told that soldiers dont have sufficient ammunition to last 2 days and we have 2 trouble making nations we have f...
by Gurinder P
23 Mar 2012 09:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Any news on the status of INS Kolkata? Is it in sea trials? any pics?
by Gurinder P
01 Feb 2012 09:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 309081

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Been reading the UK press reports and the comments. Lots of sour grapes. They've been commenting on all of the aid they give. They should consider it a very small partial reparations for the trillions of pounds stolen from India in the last 100 years and all of the millions they murdered with the 1...
by Gurinder P
31 Jan 2012 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 466
Views: 101270

Re: Military Humor and related

Angry Pakistani Reg Commander from Border trying to be a sexy tank model:
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by Gurinder P
28 Jan 2012 00:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1010618

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

this is not the first time a female fighter pilots of PAF has crashed.... I vaguely remember another F-7 going down with female trainee pilot.... accordingly to the below link all other female fighter pilots are grounded currently by PAF.. Fatima was the last one flying and looks like she is going ...
by Gurinder P
27 Jan 2012 22:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 246976

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

We have an Arjun Chassis based ARV, it would have provided superior power that these Polish ones? Power isn't everything, especially when it comes to the ARV's. Torque is needed to pull heavy loads, hence you see diesel trucks/lorries having huge engines with like maybe 300hp but a huge amount of t...
by Gurinder P
27 Jan 2012 10:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 246976

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

perhaps because we had very few earlier and are now kitting up to appropriate levels. dont forget they can salvage damaged ICVs and artillery tractors, tunguskas, ZSUs, SAM telar's as well...apart from 3000 tanks spread over a 3000km border...if anything we need a 1000 more made locally..or convert...
by Gurinder P
27 Jan 2012 10:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 246976

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Because in times of peace India could use them for farming. They can really pull plows and combine harvesters when the times call Why do we need around 600 armed recovery vehicles? Are we planning to fight WW# alone? They are actually quite versatile, as they can help prepare defenses and other eng...
by Gurinder P
27 Jan 2012 04:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 246976

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Shrinivasan wrote:why is Desh buying such a large number of recovery tanks? is this another way of sneaking in more tin-cans by Rodina lovers?


Would you rather have the army go to a farmer and use his tractor to pull the tank to the rear. Puts a new meaning to Jai Jawan, Jai Kasaan.
by Gurinder P
15 Dec 2011 11:46
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

How does this sound to you guys. Having Indian companies like Tata, L&T, or whomever is the lead naval architects in India design ships but instead of building them in India (because of the lackluster shipbuilding companies), have them built in foreign yards like in SK. Hyundai, Samsung and Daew...
by Gurinder P
14 Dec 2011 03:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295022

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^ what Philip has just said kind of makes on wonder about the public companies in defense. I am a believer in socialism and public corporations but if companies like Mazagon are unable to meet the demand and their lobbying is crippling the IN then by all means hire a private Indian shipyard and the ...
by Gurinder P
24 Oct 2011 12:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 466
Views: 101270

Re: Military Humor and related

^^ I love how BC Place and Rogers Arena/ Downtown Vancouver is in the background
by Gurinder P
15 Sep 2011 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 555856

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Hello Gents (and ladies if they are here)

I was wondering about the method used to load/unload tanks from the rail flatbeds. And why is that the tank flatbeds have bumps at each end and the flatbeds for the trucks/jeeps/etc are level?

Thanks in advance
by Gurinder P
13 Sep 2011 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 393087

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Hey guys,

I was wondering if you could help me name a song that I heard way back when on Samar Shah's Indian Airforce Down Under website. It was the original midi for the cadetship page. I am hoping some nostalgia might kick in and help me out.

Thanks in advance
by Gurinder P
11 Sep 2011 20:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010418

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Jay wrote:An US naval officers point of view...
http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/k ... nboard_an/



Ouch! I would personally like to visit the INS Delhi to confirm this
by Gurinder P
11 Sep 2011 20:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010418

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

After reading the differences between the possible contenders, I personally favor the Juan Carlos class because of it's size and capacity vs. its unit cost (400 million Euro's vs $1.2 Bn for San Antonio class!). It also has a ski jump, so maybe the IN's harrier force could be redeployed to them or m...
by Gurinder P
11 Sep 2011 16:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010418

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

May I ask what the differences between LPD and LHD are? I know that structural differences are that LHD has a carrier like deck and the LPD look like the old Moskva carrier design, but what are the major differences between the two?

Thank you in advance.
by Gurinder P
31 Aug 2011 18:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010418

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Brando, that is one brazen idea. But I was talking about a ship flying a PLAN flag, and openly identified itself as a PLAN ship. Oh, and a question for everyone, how in the hell does the media know that a fishing trawler is a shy ship?
by Gurinder P
31 Aug 2011 18:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010418

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Unleash the kraken on the chinese spy ships snooping on our missile program, I say. A stealth sub attack and they'll sink before they can type SOS into their secure comms... Really not a good idea bro and here is why I think your idea is not sound. 1) Any sub that opens its torpedo doors and and un...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 20:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

Mahendra wrote:73 minus "first " =72

Sirji please get the figure right, it is 72 Djinns.


your right. I was only one off. Ever wonder how they got that number of virgins? did Mohamed haggle with Allah for that number?
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 20:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

People of Pakistan are a race of their own and calling them all terrorists and such supporters of terrorisms is racism, same way the Terrorists in Pakistan call all Indian Kafirs. Indians hate Pakistani's because they think they are all terrorists so they need to be wiped out and Pakistani's think ...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 19:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

Yeah... why do I owe an ISI agent anything other than a hard kick to the nuts and a few choice words? :) There is no reason to worry about the classiness of BRFites, yes? After all, we are like this onlee. If Canadians are better at swallowing Paki BS, be my guest. I am not obliged to be a Canadian...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 19:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

Thank goodness I live in Canada, where such things as Hate speech is an offense that can land one in jail for some months and Hate crime is on par with First Degree murder. This is Country that comes with rights and responsibilities. I feel for the sikh's in the south, they should have come north a...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 19:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

Gurinder P: You sound awfully erm... protective of Shri Fahrookpee. Take it somewhere else. And I'm not sure if you're at all familiar with US laws, so stop sounding like you do. The First Amendment does not protect one against copyright violations. did I say that the "first" protected co...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 19:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

I don't know if you were protecting him but you were certainly sermonizing people here how they were violating his american rights. Oh, I was sermonizing people on violating his american rights :roll: How about informing (except chacko because of copyright infringement) them that they are going in ...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 18:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

Rahul, if you think I am protecting him, I am just speechless at that thought. How about this for clarification. Whatever crusade anybody decides to launch against the "webmaster" other than boycotting the website, will be futile at least. That is all I really meant to say, plus the fact ...
by Gurinder P
27 Aug 2011 18:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 444
Views: 74019

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

gurinder, I am not over my head (whatever that means). this thread was started by some people who had info that the IDF site was being run by a paki masquerading as an Indian and wanted to highlight that fact for Indians who might fall for it. that's all there is to it. now whether the 'curator' (t...

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