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by Sumair
20 Oct 2014 22:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 112510

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

In any normal country the admin and political bosses who did not support the team would have been tried and shot for treason. The Bihar government let alone commend its officers, wanted no part of Bhatkal and wanted him out of the state in order not to antagonize the Muslim voters. They were furiou...
by Sumair
20 Oct 2014 22:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 112510

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

This article only gives about 15 to 20 percent of the actual details and written with great deal of constraints not to show the higher up officer in too much negative light. The actual accounts were much more thrilling,............ Hi Sumair, Can you post source/s, URLs of other details. It will be...
by Sumair
20 Oct 2014 15:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 112510

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

nabbing India's most wanted terrorist mastermind. http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/thankless-india read it all. This article only gives about 15 to 20 percent of the actual details and written with great deal of constraints not to show the higher up officer in too much negative light. ...
by Sumair
27 May 2014 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.
Replies: 183
Views: 8462

Re: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.

Top posts to cronies and not the most qualified, else how do you explain General VK Singh’s omission from MoD??? :roll: Gen VKS as RM would have been hugely controversial, not to mention improper. have you ever thought that IAF IN and DRDO might not want an army man at the helm ? a govt cant run on...
by Sumair
26 May 2014 19:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.
Replies: 183
Views: 8462

Re: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.

Top posts to cronies and not the most qualified, else how do you explain General VK Singh’s omission from MoD???
by Sumair
08 Sep 2013 15:22
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 720251

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

No Kit, No input from any foreign intelligence. It was diligence of an IB officer and brave personal initiative of a Bihar Police SP. Read India Today article for names.
by Sumair
30 Mar 2013 16:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Full Independence in Arms production - Ways.
Replies: 9
Views: 639

Re: Full Independence in Arms production - Ways.

Thank you America. What our Netas wont do, you have done it for us. Best thing to have happened to Indian military's indigenous drive.
by Sumair
12 Aug 2012 12:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 180187

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

The T90 purchase is perhaps one of the biggest scandals that no one talks about. How it was pushed through without any objections from anyone, (except from Dave Gowada for a while) flouting all the defense procurement policies, manipulating the prices, where a lot of the essential hardware was not p...
by Sumair
03 Aug 2012 17:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 177359

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

vic wrote:Name one Pvt sector Company which has got assured orders and Molly Coddling like HAL?

Would Maruti qualify as a private sector company?
by Sumair
03 Aug 2012 12:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 177359

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Why do we always have to compare with America? Not everything America does is perfect, but far from it. Many American institutions are deeply flawed and inefficient. Look at their military industrial complex, their health care system etc, but they have the ability out spend their mistakes and we don...
by Sumair
02 Apr 2012 09:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 61363

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Mr. ChakoJoseph the defense minster Mr. Anthony may be an honest man and that pretty much is the consensus, but that is not the issue. It is the dereliction of duties to the nation as the defense minister, to stop the loot and punish the guilty once he became aware. And he has known this at least si...
by Sumair
01 Apr 2012 14:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 61363

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Mr. ChakoJoseph, after having followed the thread for last 20 or so pages and reading countless posts, I am sorry to say that you too are sounding like an apologist for the congress party just like all the other special interest serving media types, who are hell bent on shooting the messenger and th...
by Sumair
27 Mar 2012 00:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 61363

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Instead of indulging in endless conspiracy theories surely the simplest question are Who offered the bribe ? This idiot does not name him When was it offered ? It appears quite some time ago, then surely anyones first job is to inform the ministry IMMEDIATELY. For a the head of the army not to do s...
by Sumair
06 Jan 2010 04:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 582582

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Dear Bodhi, The time to leverage the US is now. The American economy is a basketcase and the defense market for American planes has significantly truncated. Imagine how many people will be jobless in Texas and Missouri if India takes a pass on the F-16 and F-18. I sincerely doubt if India can reall...
by Sumair
27 Sep 2009 07:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 582582

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

So he is a charlatan.. great :twisted: MBA at Harvard I'm pretty sure that Harvard doesn't have any courses on "US Lobbying Laws", because such a thing doesn't exist. Lobbying is an evolutionary practice, necessitated to push things along in the congress and is bordering on as a illegal p...
by Sumair
25 Sep 2009 18:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 582582

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

RameshC wrote: i have studied US lobbying laws, .

US lobbying laws? Where did you study these?
by Sumair
17 Sep 2009 00:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 993170

Re: China Military Watch

At last India is waking up to this monster on the border. China is going to become increasingly belligerent in coming few decades as the younger generation of Chinese ascend to the power positions. Since the cultural revolution the Chinese authorities through their education system, have very succes...
by Sumair
31 Aug 2009 19:33
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist
Replies: 2362
Views: 154804

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist

Why can't we test without announcing it to the world every time? Smaller yields can easily be tested without outside detection as long as we use the simple precaution of not using the same site over and over. And for the thermonuclear type yields!.... Well we can simply deny just like everyone else ...
by Sumair
05 May 2007 18:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 288
Views: 100093

They should be kept as separate entities in order to create competition. And also it is always wise not to put all your marbles in one basket.
by Sumair
29 Mar 2007 21:04
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan forces watch -arms sales, operations, doctrine, etc
Replies: 315
Views: 118124

Islam and Islamist are two very different things. Please check any dictionary. As for Muslim and TFTA, that is a privilege only Pakistanis have (by their own claims). Yes Islam and Islamist are two different words. But not every one interprets Islamist as a radical terrorist out to wipe every kafir...
by Sumair
29 Mar 2007 04:21
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan forces watch -arms sales, operations, doctrine, etc
Replies: 315
Views: 118124

Just shows Puki ia equal if not better than Yindu India. Paki's launch its national setellite without even touching them. It is made and goes to space automatically because of La-Hori Jinn power, and that is because it is prvilaged to being Muslim and TFTA. The Islamist SOP's (Son of a Pig) can't e...
by Sumair
27 Feb 2007 01:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: My F-16 and MiG 35 sorties at Yelahanka
Replies: 125
Views: 60268

Philip wrote: "titbit"


O how I love those "titbits"...... :twisted:
Sorry Phillip could'nt resist
by Sumair
30 Jun 2005 23:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124413

Can anyone answer as to how many units of GreenPine redar we actually have?
by Sumair
16 Mar 2002 03:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Understanding INSAS
Replies: 176
Views: 44775

Re: Understanding INSAS

Raj! Thank you Sir for this very informative write up specially for laymen like me.
by Sumair
01 Aug 2001 02:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

This is the difference between TSPians and us. We have the guts to criticize ourselves because we are really striving to be better. Pakis OTOH pretend to be the best. They hide their shortcomings hoping they will just go away. They gloat on Indian failures while forgetting for each failure there are...
by Sumair
27 Jul 2001 04:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

<B>“ you mean t80u and al-khalid is worse<BR>than pattons ? it does not take very<BR>superior weaponry to achieve results, just<BR>right timing, training and tactics.<P>I assume you shall deign to grant atleast<BR>that to the creme of the PA - the ARN and ARS ?”</B><P>I meant Paki weaponry was consi...
by Sumair
26 Jul 2001 08:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

Guys can some one please tell me what IIRC and IMHO stand for.<P>Thanks in advance.
by Sumair
26 Jul 2001 08:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Rudra Singha:<BR><B>it will take time , money and willingness to<BR>sacrifice some territory in the short term<BR>if IAF is to be the main force to deal with<BR>their Strike corps.<P> but thats a penetration<BR>of...
by Sumair
24 Jul 2001 04:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by prakashkukreja:<BR><B> Also, when two enemies are next to each other and the total battle field is 400 miles wide then, massive aerial bombing is not that easy. What we keep forgetting is they are not going to sit...
by Sumair
23 Jul 2001 20:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

Hello Parkash,<BR>“If you haven’t read about pattons then please do so in above threats, tank battle has changed since 65 or 71, and we have to STOP living in the past. “<BR>Yes it has changed only in the sense there are no more one-on-one tank battles. In modern warfare tanks are basically used as ...
by Sumair
23 Jul 2001 10:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out
Replies: 82
Views: 34041

Re: TSP: Al-Khalid MBT rolls out

From all the tall claims made by Pakistan Al Khalid does seem like a good tank, but one cant really is sure until it is deployed in actual battlefield: (Pattens in 65 war). Further more if it is that superior a tank then why aren’t Chinese inducting it into their services? After all it is a renamed ...
by Sumair
26 Jun 2001 10:30
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: A comprehensive guide to Indian defence sites
Replies: 31
Views: 10066

Re: A comprehensive guide to Indian defence sites

I'm having trouble logging on to the <A HREF="http://www.defenceindia.com" TARGET=_blank>http://www.defenceindia.com</A> site.<P>Seems to have been under Puki hack attack. Surprising it is taking them so long to fix it. <BR>Can anyone please suggest an other way to log on to this site.

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