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by ks_sachin
08 Mar 2011 01:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1554883

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

rohitvats wrote:^^^vintage RCL Jongas....


rohitvats AFAIK Jongas were not used for RCLs it was the Mahindra CJ3B
by ks_sachin
07 Mar 2011 12:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1554883

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

chackojoseph wrote:Identify the vehicles in background

I thought it was Jonga.


Missile ATGM Jonga from a Missile bn seem to have seen them with 11 Guards
by ks_sachin
04 Mar 2011 18:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 693974

Re: LCA News and Discussions

DRDO under the IA/IAF would be a disaster.....
by ks_sachin
04 Mar 2011 18:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 925140

Re: Small Arms Thread

the question is why the OG thinks it needs such a complicated weapon?
If an RFI has been put out then some senior people would have done some future perspective planning and thought we woulk like some thing like this.....
Interesting question from a logistics perspective though......
by ks_sachin
04 Mar 2011 12:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 693974

Re: LCA News and Discussions

posting after a long time...

Karan_M fantastic post mate....

Pity left journalism and Bangalore before things became exciting...

Anyhow the LCA and Arjun reinforce views of thought processes of many senior offr met....
by ks_sachin
01 Oct 2010 12:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1554883

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Is he actually a Para?
by ks_sachin
30 Sep 2010 06:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1554883

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Run out of paint??
by ks_sachin
17 Sep 2010 06:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1554883

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

These are IMA Cadets. See their epaulettes. Do they really need to have the mags on their SLR?
by ks_sachin
06 Sep 2010 11:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 909568

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Thanks.
Another question. As part of their mechanisation did the Guards Bns get seeded by Mech Inf troops / offrs? If yes to what extent.

Also how are the training establishment arrangements working out....

cheers
by ks_sachin
06 Sep 2010 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 909568

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

RohitVats,

How different is the Guards ToE diff from Mech Inf.

cheers
by ks_sachin
06 Sep 2010 10:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 909568

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

rohitvats wrote:^^^Many thanx. This means close to 4 Mechanized Battalions can be raised/converted.

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by ks_sachin
06 Sep 2010 10:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 497781

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

What should IAF do? Hold a press conference and say that GOI has been dilly-dallying on the MMRCA and AJT? And why? To satisfy the jingoes on this thread or else where? IAF had projected the requirement in requisite timeframe. They know more than anyone about the timelines - of phasing out of aircr...
by ks_sachin
04 Sep 2010 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 255133

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

1 dependent or 2 or 2 dependent on 1 who cares --- look at the broad import of what I am saying or keep your counsel when you have nothing meaningful to add.... :eek: Arrey Boss when you aren't even clear on these fundamental points then why ask about HOW ? PS Did you even read what I wrote on the ...
by ks_sachin
04 Sep 2010 10:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 758760

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

shiv wrote:I know him. Why do you ask?


Long story. How do you know him....Are we talking about the same - Cunningham Road / HAL...
by ks_sachin
04 Sep 2010 10:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 758760

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

nits wrote:How about you starting some meaningful discussion in that case...


Will leave it to the ye worthies...too much clutter as it is.....
by ks_sachin
03 Sep 2010 12:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 255133

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Fine...Tu Shivaji.....as my Marathi Mother-in-law states....

1 dependent or 2 or 2 dependent on 1 who cares --- look at the broad import of what I am saying or keep your counsel when you have nothing meaningful to add....

PS Did you even read what I wrote on the previous post......
by ks_sachin
03 Sep 2010 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 255133

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Tripe Indeed!!!

Well the general tone among arm chair generals seems to be that if there is a political will then the Pakistani armed forces will bend over backwards - that is the implied assumption i am refering to...learn to read between the lines sometimes...

enough said....
by ks_sachin
03 Sep 2010 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 255133

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Well it is you who is making a number of implied airy fairy assumptions no? Read what Rohitvats has written and think more deeply along those lines as well before betraying your ignorance of ground realities.....
by ks_sachin
03 Sep 2010 10:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 758760

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

HeRe is Mr Nair, sorry dont't have your rank Sir and all we can engage him on is what bloody logo we will have on the LCH. Dear god I log on 10 times a day but half that time is spent sifting through some inane discussion. On another note Nair Sir would you happen to know Sq Ldr PVR Murthy...He flew...
by ks_sachin
03 Sep 2010 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 255133

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

rohitvats - correct...

So Mr Negi lets assume we have the political will or had it at that time---

How do you think we go about recovering POK and do you think the IA is at present in a position to do just that....
by ks_sachin
25 Aug 2010 09:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1009762

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Vivek K, Well, I too agree that it is necessary to produce as many LCAs as we can as fast as we can. However, as I said before, it is not likely at least for mk1 because IAF does not seem keen on ordering more than 40 Tejas mk1. However, I must admit that I have a very bad feeling that IAF would de...
by ks_sachin
05 May 2010 07:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 954
Views: 176994

Re: Indian Army History Thread

I have the history of the 2nd and 3rd in that theatre if any one is interested..

Jai Dogra...
by ks_sachin
25 Mar 2010 06:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 88878

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Suraj P

"Thanks for reading the crap and my emotions" - you said it...

RayC Sir, I can see why you get frustrated...
by ks_sachin
04 Mar 2010 10:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 494166

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

So what do you suggest should happen Brando.....
by ks_sachin
03 Aug 2009 07:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 25439

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Ray sir,

The nuances are too many to try and educate these arm chair generals....

tsktskts..

cheers
by ks_sachin
26 Mar 2009 05:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 518898

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Nikhil T wrote:Was Major Mohit Sharma in Rashtriya Rifles or Para (SF) ? I saw a HT report with unit as RR and something on Indian Express saying he was 1 Para (SF).

Was he on deputation ?



31 rr is Para sf staffed..
by ks_sachin
25 Mar 2009 08:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Armed Forces Academies
Replies: 260
Views: 84415

Re: Re:

Hello, I have been recommended for the SSC(NT)-86 course starting October, 2007. Thanks to all those who wished me to get through. I wish to live upto the huge expectations. Looking forward to join the Academy. Lt Ben, Sir, Any tips you have for me, like the do's and dont's before/after joining the...
by ks_sachin
18 Mar 2009 06:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

- Army has to be used in aid og civil admin as a LAST RESORT. or in a special case. Sachin, RayC and others with military or constitutional-law background: 1. Is it possible to make it a legal prerequisite that an extraordinary procedure from Central government can alone can authorize deployment of...
by ks_sachin
17 Mar 2009 17:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

What is normal for someone living in and through the Punjab in those days may differ to someone seeing it from the outside... Having said that I think what we are all saying in one way shape or form is.. - Army has to be used in aid og civil admin as a LAST RESORT. or in a special case.. - NSG is no...
by ks_sachin
17 Mar 2009 03:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

The lack of quick thinking on the IPS side requires that the NSG be headed by a Army guy. essentially the recent uttering of who should head the NSG is nonsense AFAIK KPS Gill and Kolkata Police did some VERY quick thinking respective to the encounters of the Punjab and Naxal insurgency kind :) . M...
by ks_sachin
16 Mar 2009 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

shiv wrote:
ks_sachin wrote:
Incidentally I am a BrFite - Trainee hehheheh.

Interesting.


REgards



That is because you changed your name.


Shiv,
The name has been the same since the day I joined..
Just that I took a sabattical from BR...
Cheers
by ks_sachin
15 Mar 2009 12:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

RayC,
How did you find the article Sir?
Can you please not post the artile in its entirety. Appreciate it.
I don' mind circulating it on a need to know basis :rotfl:
Regards

SK
by ks_sachin
13 Mar 2009 08:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Can you send your email address to me on sachmath1@gmail.com.


Incidentally I am a BrFite - Trainee hehheheh.

Interesting.


REgards
by ks_sachin
13 Mar 2009 08:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

RayC,
Have you read Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi tratise on the Indian SF scene?
Interesting to say the least..
If interested let me know and I will email to you.
regs
Kanbargimath
by ks_sachin
13 Mar 2009 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 769490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Which RR is a Commando Bn?
by ks_sachin
05 Mar 2009 02:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 954
Views: 176994

Re: Indian Army History Thread

The second was raised a couple of years after the 1st and we celebrate 150 years!!. Also there is a lot of data on war time raising of the regiment that is missing as well as post-war reconstitution of the few dogra regiments. I can fill some of the gaps and I may be be going to the Centre hopefull...
by ks_sachin
04 Mar 2009 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 954
Views: 176994

Re: Indian Army History Thread

Incidentally Admins the Raising date for the 1st Bn of the Dogras is given as 1887 in the MEchInf section which is wrong. I have got a lot information on the regimental history and was wondering who is looking at building on the information currently in the IA - Infantry REgiments Sections. - Anyon...
by ks_sachin
04 Mar 2009 05:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 954
Views: 176994

Re: Indian Army History Thread

Gentlemen, The 2nd Bn of the Dogra Regiment celebrates its 150 Raising Day this year. It is today the senior most Bn in the Regiment (the 1st converted to MechInf and is today the 7th Bn of the MEchInf Regiment).. Incidentally Admins the Raising date for the 1st Bn of the Dogras is given as 1887 in ...

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