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by Naidu
31 Aug 2006 02:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armed Forces Senior Appointments & Officers
Replies: 168
Views: 44302

Heheh militaries all over the world love acronyms! Militaries might, and should communicate internally as they please, but when they see a PR opportunity to communicate with the rest of the world, they should do so unambigously. We keep hearing this talk about info warfare and media warfare, but th...
by Naidu
31 Aug 2006 01:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armed Forces Senior Appointments & Officers
Replies: 168
Views: 44302

http://in.news.yahoo.com/060703/48/65leh.html New Chief of Staff for Eastern Command By Indian Express Tuesday July 4, 02:33 AM Lt-Gen KS Siva Kumar, VSM, took over as Chief of Staff, Eastern Command, from 1 July, 2006. Born on 29 January, 1948, in Madras, he studied at St Thomas High School, Loyol...
by Naidu
26 Jan 2006 09:56
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Republic Day 2006
Replies: 115
Views: 58682

Walker wrote:GUYS, its live on http://republicday.nic.in/


Do you have the URL to plug into my Real Player? The plug-in at the site dies with a cryptic "general error". Thanks!
by Naidu
22 Dec 2005 21:17
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Space - News Folder - December 2005
Replies: 13
Views: 6113

by Naidu
23 Nov 2005 00:49
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part II
Replies: 254
Views: 101519

Please ignore this if its been discused before, but why are the F-16s carrying Sidewinders & Amraams while the MiGs, Mirages & Sukhois only have drop tanks? Don't you know? We are a peace loving nation; our air force is like that only! :wink: My guess is that they pulled the missiles off be...
by Naidu
22 Nov 2005 04:02
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part II
Replies: 254
Views: 101519

abhisheks wrote:What is that small white aircraft in the pictures doing there? Is it a Gulfstream Mini brought in by Unkil's men for Vayu Vihar?


My guess is that its from the US Embassy in N. Delhi.
by Naidu
19 Nov 2005 08:11
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 134927

I think this one was posted before.

http://www2.hickam.af.mil/pacaf/news/20 ... 051111.htm

U.S., Indian controllers on scope
by Naidu
19 Nov 2005 08:07
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 134927

http://www2.hickam.af.mil/pacaf/news/2005/200511/20051114.htm Exercise a great success, U.S., Indian AF leaders say ... Exercise scenarios began with basic fighter maneuvers before building up to large force employments of mixed aircraft packages flying against one another. In one scenario, the AWAC...
by Naidu
19 Nov 2005 04:23
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part I
Replies: 337
Views: 134927

Isn't inviting china is same thing as honoring TSP? It would seem so, but the MoD are no fools. Letting the Chini watch the exercise so that they can confirm the worst fears of their all weather friends. Paki: "What did you see? Did the Yindoos run away fast?" Chini: "You better introduce long dist...
by Naidu
29 Apr 2005 01:10
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India - pics, clips and anecdotes
Replies: 211
Views: 86422

Next 7 loaded http://www.acig.org/exclusives/aero/Aero_India.htm At 315 pics currently (and more to come), its bigger than BR even! 8) While this concludes, the next big(ger) thing is in processing. Harry ji, thanks for a comprehensive and knowledgeable look at AI2005 (as always). Minor problem: Th...
by Naidu
14 Sep 2004 18:29
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise Co-operative Cope Thunder
Replies: 201
Views: 77588

Another image from the Atlantic Flyer main page:

http://www.aflyer.com/images/kula-jags1cover.jpg
by Naidu
29 Jun 2004 21:38
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil Revisited - II
Replies: 182
Views: 82333

Re: Kargil Revisited - Thread 3

Originally posted by ramana: I recall reading somewhere that there was a mutual 150km air exclusion zone near the LOC. I believe that wont be honored anymore. I believe it was more in the order of 15 km , not 150 km. Both AFs have air bases within a 150 km range of the border/LOC. I'm not sure if t...
by Naidu
05 Mar 2004 10:42
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 66019

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Originally posted by narayanan:
BTW, what is this "JDAM scenario"? I thought it referred to the nice things that convert runways to ploughed fields, while the Daisy Cutters convert IslamaGood to Parking Lot.
JDAM = Jihadi Delivered Atomic Munition
by Naidu
22 Jan 2004 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 140995

Re: Profiles in Heroism: Archive

Cross-posting what Manavendra posted in the Army News Folder:

Ashok Chakra for Lt. Triveni Singh, Ptr Sanjog Chhetri

http://us.rediff.com/news/2004/jan/22ashok.htm

These are the two heros from the start of this thread.
by Naidu
02 Aug 2003 01:30
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Navy -- News Folder -- August 2003
Replies: 23
Views: 3042

Re: Indian Navy -- News Folder -- August 2003

Grand old sub bows out [The Hindu, 02 August 2003] Karanj, which had earned the epithet of grand old lady of the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, has sailed into history. Commissioned on 01 September 1969, at Riga in the ertswhile Soviet Union, Karanj is hailed by the Navy for the remarkable resur...
by Naidu
03 Jul 2003 02:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Manning the Siachen Glacier
Replies: 126
Views: 52622

Re: Manning the Siachen Glacier

Originally posted by Jagan: A better map on the peaks, ridges, glaciers, cols and what not is here http://www.indmount.org/Map_Siachen_Rose1998.jpg The following peaks/passes/cols are there that border the glacier Sia Kangri, Sia La (Pass), Silver Throne, Ghent, Sherpa Kangri II, Sherpi Col, Saltar...
by Naidu
27 May 2003 21:21
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2003 Revisited
Replies: 33
Views: 18009

Re: Aero India 2003 Revisited

Nice work, Harry!

Is the L159 nick-named Pinocchio or Cyrano de Bergerac? Wouldn't that long nose obscure the runway while landing? I have no idea if it is important, but man, that nose cannot be ignored. It demands a comment!

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