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by member_19648
11 Jul 2012 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

Is it really an option for us to ignore Pakistan and move on? Unfortunately, we can't wait for Pakistan to self destruct and I don't think it would any time sooner. Imagine this, my neighbour is a suicide bomber always wearing a bomb strapped vest, is an acute psychopath and serial killer whose only...
by member_19648
11 Jul 2012 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3036
Views: 309747

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

jimmy_moh wrote:some pics of AP border
courtsey : Dr:Afzal of BCM


Thanks a lot for the images, appreciate your effort and that of the original poster, the place is so surreal and pure, no doubt the Chinese fools have their eyes set on it, after destroying what they had in their own country.
by member_19648
11 Jul 2012 22:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

Ya you are right on that part, the biggest deterrent is from within. The problem is Indian leaders who have been at the helm of powers have shown little heart. Its surprising how the leaders can be so much disconnected from the masses, year after year, one attack after the other, no conclusive actio...
by member_19648
11 Jul 2012 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

The US is arming Pakistan for maintaining strategic balance against India, arming India to maintain strategic balance against China, arming China covertly and other surrounding nations to maintain balance in South East Asia, fantastic!!! Good for their business. They are asking the Pakis to do more ...
by member_19648
09 Jul 2012 19:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 195619

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Army to Carry Out Nag, NAMICA Trials The article says July 2 was the test date, any news on what was the outcome? http://www.defencenow.com/news/772/army-to-carry-out-nag-namica-trials.html The Army will carry out the last round of trials of the anti-tank Nag missile and specially designed carrier N...
by member_19648
08 Jul 2012 14:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 189830

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Was going through an article in Indiandefencereview by former Deputy Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Harwant Singh about the Kargil war. It was a really disheartening read and paints a really sad and grim picture of the Ops. Posting the article here, if someone could shed more light on it. A bit long but...
by member_19648
07 Jul 2012 20:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 189830

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

He had also proposed raising two mountain strike corps (of about 30,000 troops each) specifically for the Northeast and the border with China. The finance ministry had pointed to a cash crunch to shoot down the proposal for two corps. But the army has begun raising two divisions for a corps in the ...
by member_19648
06 Jul 2012 22:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 700489

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^^Ya ya and such strong valid debating points do bring out the best in Indians too, as have been witnessed over past couple of days. There were so many interesting posts/arguments/counter-arguments, now Shiv would definitely say "All it needs is a little push". OT though, please continue!!!
by member_19648
06 Jul 2012 22:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

By the way, it feels good to be on the other side!!! When was the last time someone actually offered India something (cost side apart), that also in times when most wars are fought over gaining an inch of territory, and it is always India who has to make territorial concessions to all sorts of rogue...
by member_19648
06 Jul 2012 12:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 364917

Re: Indian Interests

The islands are officially of 70 sq km area and can be used as strategic hubs, increasing India's reach and influence towards Africa, in which India has significant investments. Good time to lap the offer up perhaps, considering the outcome of the COCO islands, which is of great concern! http://adee...
by member_19648
05 Jul 2012 14:31
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I was looking at the JMSDF ships ... their build rate is astonishing. they move from laid down to commisioned status invariably in 3 or 4 yrs max. Japan is the gold standard in ship building/manufacturing and India is quite a way to get near. Also, Japan has to rely a lot on shipping lanes for impo...
by member_19648
05 Jul 2012 00:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 189830

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

A heli with a machine gun up in the air is roughly same as an armored truck with machine gun on ground. In many cases heli would have better view and can direct ground fire accordingly to minimize collateral damage. How will a helo have better view inside dense jungles where the maoists hide, also ...
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 21:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

so wtf did the RN spend couple billion $$ on the Daring class, put in 1st class propulsion and radar systems only to leave it with a weak armament ? and do they have any role for a ship this large ? After, spending top $$ on the ships, the cost escalation has left a severe dent in the ship's capabi...
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 21:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 189830

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

I don't think the Govt has asked for any armed action on part of IAF in counter-Maoist operations, they have asked for widened transport/medvac role, which the IAF hasn't refused but stated their concerns on HANGAR facilities etc. Usual DDM quoting IAF doesn't want widen red role. Air support is an ...
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 17:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 748407

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Nice informative article on LCH and its ongoing trials. http://www.defencenow.com/news/754/hals-light-combat-helicopter-lch-to-undergo-week-long-trials-in-tamil-nadu.html HAL’s Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) to Undergo Week-Long Trials in Tamil Nadu Posted on: June 29, 2012 The Light Combat Helicopte...
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

Public apology or not, the US hasn't come ahead to defend self! So for the time being, we can safely assume that an agreement has been reached. How stupid can this be, if they had to apologize, why not earlier, would have saved some money and a lot of face for them. Anyways, that is US's problem, we...
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 12:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 198227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

suryag wrote:lots of mithai distribution ----- can an ac make 7 flights in a day?? :?:


Wow, so the sea trials have started and are packing some punch, I believe!
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 12:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

mayankdr wrote:^^ can you tell which picture are you talking where there are 3 ships??

Here:
http://ajaishukla.blogspot.in/2011/08/what-interesting-view-any-ideas-what.html
by member_19648
04 Jul 2012 12:03
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Singha wrote:hence the P15A induction is delayed. does anyone know of schedules?


Singha, there was a poster in DEFEXPO stating that INS Kolkata will be commissioned September 2012, the rest in 2013 and 2014. We have to wait and see if this schedule holds!
by member_19648
02 Jul 2012 17:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 198227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

shiv wrote:Saw a yellow primer painted LCA take off today? Which one is yellow? NLCA is grey innit?

It was LSP 7 which was not painted and it flew in yellow primer in her first flight. Could be 7 no?
by member_19648
01 Jul 2012 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2294
Views: 463237

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Speaking of "spoofing", does any body know whether GPS?GLOSSNAS signals for military purposes is encrypted? The reason I ask this, is because, if not, then spoofing becomes easier. Yes I believe they are, infact all packet transactions over Internet are secure, hacking into these packets ...
by member_19648
01 Jul 2012 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 191617

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/article3589272.ece IAF to buy 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Indian Air Force also planning to buy 40 more Hawk aircraft, says Air Chief Marshal Browne Clearing speculations over the delay in purchasing 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRC...
by member_19648
30 Jun 2012 17:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 748407

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

What is going on in the ALH Rudra front? It was supposed to get IOC 1 this may and as per reports was nearly ready!!! any further news on it?
by member_19648
28 Jun 2012 16:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Yes those are subs of Typhoon class.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon_class_submarine
by member_19648
28 Jun 2012 13:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Regarding the Shivalik vs Talwar debate, was reading an article in Stratpost, had some good snippets: http://www.stratpost.com/ins-shivalik-stealthy-force-multiplier But Captain MD Suresh, captain of the Shivalik thinks a warship this size couldn’t get any stealthier. “It’s one generation ahead of t...
by member_19648
24 Jun 2012 11:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 235079

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

One south american told me recently that the British are coming back to India again. He said Indians are still too British and english even after 60 years Ya, sure they are, they have to take asylum somewhere when the Pakis take over their country. And Vivek, please get a hold on yourself, you are ...
by member_19648
23 Jun 2012 10:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 198227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

suryag wrote::(( i hope/pray your chaiwallah is wrong for a change

I think there was a news report stating that LSP-8 would be ready by end of this year and SP-1 early next year!
by member_19648
21 Jun 2012 11:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 195619

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

All fine, but what the hell do the DDMs mean by this? This is the second time in the last five years that the Army will try to obtain the systems after the indigenous Akash systems as well as an earlier round of procurement failed to meet its requirements. The recent user trials weren't proof enough?
by member_19648
20 Jun 2012 15:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 191617

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

I really dont know why HAL didnt pursue it , they would have easily delivered that in 6 -7 years time and by early 2000 we could have had HTT-32 replacement but some how mysteriously both the HTT-35 and LOH project of early 90's dissapeared without a trace. As far as I remember, both these projects...
by member_19648
19 Jun 2012 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1051917

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

I have been to GTRE a couple of times and it seems the org suffers from an acute union problem! Though I don't have much details about Kaveri as a project and only have knowledge from public sources, the 3 visits that I had weren't particularly on best occasions. On the first one, the employees (mos...
by member_19648
19 Jun 2012 18:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2946
Views: 204366

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

First is the Paki ego, based on some false claims they have, and second is the region has good economic value, from WIKI: Though the creek has little military value, it holds immense economic gain. Much of the region is rich in oil and gas below the sea bed, and control over the creek would have a h...
by member_19648
19 Jun 2012 17:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 488196

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Singha, Traditionally, the infiltration attempts concentrate through June-July-August, or so I had learned, because the militants would be waiting patiently for the snow to melt and then try rushing in. Already July has come with no major successes and all is calm in Kashmir. Desperation is mounting...
by member_19648
19 Jun 2012 14:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 488196

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Is it just a coincidence , Paki's have started this firing after the meeting on Siachin failed(india didn't give any concession to Pakis) No it is not! They are plain desperate, the window for pushing in militants is closing fast without any success so far. And getting Siachen on a platter for free...
by member_19648
17 Jun 2012 13:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

“Good” Mohammadden Terrorist group led by Hafiz Gul Bahadur with whom the uniformed jihadis’ of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has a non-aggression pact threatens action against anyone carrying out an anti-polio vaccination campaign in Waziristan: They are shit scared that someone in ...
by member_19648
17 Jun 2012 10:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

The line But it set no deadline for a solution shows the real threat quotient of TSP. It goes like the settlement should be fair as per what TSP desires/wants/craves, or else.... Also, this is what happens when an organization headed by nutty nations gives another nutty nation so much clout/love/sup...
by member_19648
15 Jun 2012 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

1. Never have I seen the UK or any other vermin for that matter really recognize the crimes that the Pakis commit. Its always India blames the Pakis are causing terrorism, and they have a right to so called fight back Indian (so unjustified) rule in Kashmir. Well, when the Pakis rape/loot/plunder th...
by member_19648
15 Jun 2012 22:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

^^And the Pakis would want to convey the message through their so called mother to India, of how a real threat they were, unleashing the terror and making Indians shiver. And ofcourse, UK with her motherly feelings would be so concerned as to how real a badass goon her child the Pakiland has become ...
by member_19648
15 Jun 2012 16:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

lack of able leadership is the bane for India, the day Indian leaders start taking Decisions favoring the Indian community and Indian interests, many of modern day problems would be resolved!!
by member_19648
14 Jun 2012 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 93246

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

^^Sad, at a time when India's growth is the slowest, S&P is downgrading India, and India risks becoming a fallen angel among the BRIC nations, these kind of concessions are shockers to say the least. The infra sector has been hit so much, industrial output is at the rock bottom, driven by high g...
by member_19648
14 Jun 2012 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2946
Views: 204366

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

The Pakis are a long way from becoming Somalia, as a starter, Somalia doesn't maintain a huge nuclear capable force and threaten the world with nuclear catastrophe. The Pakis are a rare breed by themselves and no Somalia comes any close. As the tea-biscuit sessions get over with the Pakis gaining no...

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