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by Naidu
26 Jun 2009 00:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 478
Views: 20114

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Meanwhile, proving once again that joh Lahore mein gandu, Ameerika mein bhi gandu : [Paki] tried, convicted in absentia According to a press release from the Internal Revenue Service, Syed Azhar, president of Access Inc. of USA, was convicted of operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, c...
by Naidu
24 Jun 2009 01:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 20459

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Interesting that I'm demoted back to "Trainee" after being around for a long time. The post count (on which the designations are based) also went below 100 suddenly.
by Naidu
24 Jun 2009 01:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 20459

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Shiv Aroor's blog says that Boeing/Bell are going to present V-22 Osprey to the Indian Navy for ship-borne AEW&C platform. :eek: :eek: After USMC and USN pretty much killed the Osprey program (it is still on life support due to political reasons), Boeing/Bell are left with schlepping it around ...
by Naidu
06 Jun 2009 03:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 21747

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

poetic history ,from a terrorist's pov :(( The Tilangas came and looted the entire city Payback for Kakatiyas? Need to research this aspect. This is strictly OT, but... There are references to the Tilangas in the Dalrymple's "The Last Moghul". If I remember right, it was a generic term us...
by Naidu
05 Jun 2009 04:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 21747

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Acharya wrote:
Naidu wrote:
And this talk about, "we'll concentrate on economic growth now, and later tackle the external threats" is not going work.

Tell this to ITivty folks who mocked at Op Parakram


Definitely, they were very short sighted.
by Naidu
05 Jun 2009 02:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 21747

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

SSridhar, there is no iron first in the GOI's velvet glove. All I can perceive is a very limp wrist! All the pages of drivel here explaining their Chankian thinking is just useless rationalization based on hope. Waiting 5, 10, 20 years to react to outright attacks on your citizens with the hope we w...
by Naidu
04 Jun 2009 00:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3285
Views: 637316

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

It shows where the IL-76 stands with regard to time on station for AWACS patrols versus a similarly mounted A330 model (only as an example). Along the land border with Pakistan and China, we are looking at an AWACS deployment close to their launch bases, probably within 250NM radius. Here, if both ...
by Naidu
30 Nov 2008 05:27
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 142131

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

Some details of how the NSG made pigs fly: Giving details of Saturday’s shoot-out, [Havaldar Azad Singh] said, “we were doing room checks when shots were fired at us. We ducked a grenade hurled inside the room.” After a few seconds of the blast, the terrorists fired yet again making the commandos an...
by Naidu
29 Nov 2008 07:44
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 131756

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

Re: Lashkar-e-Toiba, the NYT writes: "Lashkar-e-Taiba is not known to have singled out Westerners in past terrorist attacks, as the gunmen in Mumbai seem to have done. But one counterterrorism official said Friday that the group “has not pursued an exclusively Kashmiri agenda” and that it migh...
by Naidu
27 Oct 2008 20:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1537448

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 20, 2008) Cmdr. Darryl Walker, left, executive officer of the "Cougars" of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 139, speaks with Lt. Vikram Kottaju, an Indian Air Force Sea Harrier pilot, about flight deck operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ro...
by Naidu
27 Aug 2008 00:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: States News and Discussions
Replies: 1144
Views: 119904

Re: States News and Discussions_July 2008

I wish him, and AP, all the best, but I doubt Chiranjeevi can make a difference all by himself. We should all get out of the next-great-leader-from-up-high who will lead us to salvation mindset. All the usual political opportunists will gather around him to partake in the spoils. So far he has not d...
by Naidu
26 Aug 2008 02:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1537448

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

shyamd wrote:Image


Jai Jawan! Jai, umm, Tiffin Box!

What would we SDREs do without these ubiquitous multi-tiered tiffin boxes?!? :D
by Naidu
14 Jun 2008 01:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 518
Views: 529112

Re: Indian Military Aviation

if the Chetaks were being used for any roles at all, then the Dhruvs are a significant improvement over that..if you've ever flown in a Chetak, you'd know what vibrations are all about. comparing that to reports of the flight comfort in the Dhruv leaves no doubt that its a far superior platform. th...
by Naidu
22 May 2008 20:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1537448

sum wrote:Why on earth would someone like to photograph the shoes of a jawan?? :-?


So that after they've stomped on Paki butts, we can tell which part is the boot and which the stomped butt. Sort of like before and after pics. This is the before part. :wink:
by Naidu
12 May 2008 01:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1537448

shyamd, Are the troops involved in this encounter BSF? any word on casualties (apart from the photographer Sodhi)? From another news report (sorry, I don't have an URL handy) the troops are from the BSF and an Army unit from the Garwhal Rifles. 5 killed including one 1 terrorist and 3 civilians (in...
by Naidu
09 May 2008 12:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Long range Agni missile & test launch :Part-1
Replies: 283
Views: 65268

disha wrote:
shiv wrote:Please list the errors and post in the "Nailing media errors" thread Thx


I did not find that thread. Anybody can point me to it ...


http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?t=3694
by Naidu
07 May 2008 02:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Long range Agni missile & test launch :Part-1
Replies: 283
Views: 65268

http://howrah.org/india_news/11599.html N-capable Agni-III test-firing likely today By SRIDHAR KUMARASWAMI New Delhi, May 6: India is likely to conduct another test of its Agni-III nuclear-capable intermediate ballistic surface-to-surface missile off the Wheeler Island in Orissa very soon, probably ...
by Naidu
09 Apr 2008 20:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 417799

There you go with your 'judgementalism' again. Who says inferiority complex? You said Koreans 'despise' Japanese. I said: that attitude is good and we should adopt it wrt our oppressors. That's an inferiority complex? That's not what you said. Read again. And it telegraphed "Look at the Korean...
by Naidu
09 Apr 2008 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 417799

Well, it is Naidu who suggested the word 'hate'... and I do see a lot more anti-Jap feeling among the average Koreans than among us towards ..any of the many who oppress, rape, and enslaved us. Thanks for taking something totally out of context and turning it into a self-spiting screed. This is get...
by Naidu
08 Apr 2008 21:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 417799

Why is that Korean auto companies came in 1994 . Is there a geo-political reasons. If there is one nation that hates the Japanese more than the Chinese, it is the Korean nation. The Chinese might set aside their hatred to do bizness, but not so the Koreans. They will do business with Japan only if ...
by Naidu
04 Apr 2008 20:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 957676

Their procurement procedures are very quick compared to Indian's, I think that is possible for them because decision making is highly centralized, oversight is non-existent, strategy has single focus and options to choose from are limited. I wasn't comparing their procurement process to IAF's. Just...
by Naidu
04 Apr 2008 02:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 957676

Isn't it a bit fishy that this little birdie is in generic manufacturer's colors and not in PAF trim? It looks like what you'd take to an airshow, not something that is ready to be operationalized.

What are these Pakis up to?
by Naidu
02 Mar 2008 04:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 957676

U.S. Plan Widens Role in Training Pakistani Forces (NY Times) WASHINGTON — The United States military is developing a plan to send about 100 American trainers to work with a Pakistani paramilitary force that is the vanguard in the fight against Al Qaeda and other extremist groups in Pakistan’s ...
by Naidu
01 Mar 2008 02:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: ATV and K15 missile - News & Discussion
Replies: 325
Views: 99571

When I asked them to return the detonator and the timer as promised by them they replied that their forensic experts had by mistake destroyed them. They did not apparently want to leave any clinching evidence against Pakistan in our hands. This was a bitter lesson to us that in matters concerning P...
by Naidu
26 Feb 2008 21:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: ATV and K15 missile - News & Discussion
Replies: 325
Views: 99571

Thanks, Singha. Since a missile launch does what a sub (especially a strategic one) never wants to do, ie, reveal its position, the whole missile-launch sequence should happen very quickly. Surface to launch depth; slow down to launch speed (hopefully not to a complete stop); prepare missile; open h...
by Naidu
26 Feb 2008 20:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: ATV and K15 missile - News & Discussion
Replies: 325
Views: 99571

2. 10Km away... maybe to avoid currents and turbulence by the shore? Perhaps to avoid any chance of interfering with civilian life? My guess for the distance from shore is to achieve the 50m launch depth. Which brings me to a bunch of questions of my own: a) Is 50m the typical launch depth for sub-...
by Naidu
25 Feb 2008 23:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 998170

Chinese Submarine Fleet Is Growing, Analysts Say (NY Times) http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/25/world/asia/25submarine.html?ref=world American and other Western military analysts estimate that China has more than 30 advanced and increasingly stealthy submarines, and dozens of older, obsolete types. B...
by Naidu
21 Feb 2008 02:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 957676

Who said that the PA was serious about eliminating Al Qaeda or Taliban? I misunderstood what you were saying then. If, as you clarify, the PA is going to just create more point-defence forts/bases instead of venturing out on area domination patrols, etc., then that is a more-of-the-same campaign. I...
by Naidu
15 Feb 2008 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 957676

I'll believe it when I see it! The PA really, seriously engaging the Tal Qaida (the Taliban-Al Qaida combine), that is. How much of this PA re-deployment is for election and post-election duty vs moving to the Western front? Haven't we heard about similar movements months before (from BR Raman, I th...
by Naidu
15 Feb 2008 09:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 957676

Interesting news, if true, about the PA units moving west to engage the Pakiban. But most reports to date still seem to indicate that it is the FC and the Scouts/Levies/Khasadhars that are facing the Pakiban, and that most regular PA infantry units are not venturing out. They only seem to be providi...
by Naidu
15 Sep 2007 23:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 137165

[ Definitely seems like some awesome road building work in unstable and steep terrain. Would make for an incredible bicycling ride! But I don't think the IA will be arranging tours there anytime soon. :-) you can take trips right upto tawang - which has similar terrain and roads as well Maybe on my...
by Naidu
15 Sep 2007 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 137165

Here is an example of one right on the ridge . If you follow, it goes all along the river in NW direction. What are those extra-long buildings along the road? Barracks? There seem to other smaller buildings further east on the same road which could be barracks. But what would require long straight ...
by Naidu
05 Sep 2007 22:43
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Malabar Naval Exercises
Replies: 155
Views: 56032

http://www.navy.mil/management/photodb/photos/070905-N-8591H-310.jpg How come there are no whiners complaining about the dirty gloves, the scooter helmet and the grimy overalls of this crewman? Even the flag colours on his uniform are obscured! Does he get a pass since he's with the USN, and not th...
by Naidu
12 Apr 2007 23:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Second Agni-III test-2
Replies: 333
Views: 82218

What was most interesting was it also showed the two most important exhaust plume. In one shot the plume creates a spiral and in an another one the plume wiggles like dog tail. These maneuvers are done to waste programmed amount amount of energy generally to hit shorter range targets with a very sh...
by Naidu
27 Feb 2007 03:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: My F-16 and MiG 35 sorties at Yelahanka
Replies: 125
Views: 60627

There is another funny thing this girl told me. She said F-4's were sent into enemy territory not the F-16's. Even in the Lebanon war, for air superiority. These are supposed to be designate Air Attack Aircrafts I found that incredible. Why would a country with F/16 and F/15's do that? Didn't get t...
by Naidu
14 Feb 2007 03:20
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Photo Thread
Replies: 345
Views: 104562

Surya wrote:Naidu

Even if they did not request , comon sense requires we obscure their faces.

Good security pactice on part of BR


But why do it selectively? There were a couple of others whose faces were not obscured. That's why I was curious about it.
by Naidu
13 Feb 2007 21:26
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Photo Thread
Replies: 345
Views: 104562

Uploaded a bunch of photos on Info Boards, people, exhibits etc into my gallery. will give about a day before moving them around http://media.bharat-rakshak.com/aero/main.php?g2_itemId=972 These are the last lot from my side. The only other pictures are of MKis but we have seen too many of em right...
by Naidu
31 Aug 2006 04:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armed Forces Senior Appointments & Officers
Replies: 168
Views: 44362

ASPuar wrote:
By the way, MA is Military Attache'.


Nope.. MA to COAS is Military Assistant. Military Attache's are foundin diplomatic posts.


Got it, thanks.

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