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by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 15:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://twitter.com/drapr007/status/1275354366069706752?s=19 #BREAKING : Amid yesterday's Lt. General level talk between Indo-China military officials in Moldo for disengagement in Eastern Laddakh, increase PLA activities observed near Kinnaur & Lahaul-spiti Indo-China border in Himachal Pradesh...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Yes, all of them are traitors. Because a democratic institution is compromised . It opens the door for infiltration. Remember how AW Heli deal parameters were changed? Or how a Romanian arms dealer and his wife had free access to SOuth Block not too long ago. I am talking about the officials in gen...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

If corruption is the yardstick then pray tell me how many traitors would you find in government and positions of power. And I am not here to defend congress - our focus here is to discuss what is the current situation wrt China and what troubles are upcoming. In that perspective - I am saying that t...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 13:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Vimalji - I am not apologising - I hate the Congress for what it has done or more over not done in last 60 yrs. But that should not blinker the perspectives to paint Congress top echelon as anti-national. RaGa is the modern day Lalu so no one takes him seriously - but when Dr MMS and Queen Bee all c...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 12:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Hope this was meant as a joke! Xi cares two hoots about INC, other than using them as useful idiots in his larger game plan. Xi has a bigger long term strategy that they have been pursuing from the times of Mao. INC may have a strategy (which they are likely to mess up) based on what they size up a...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Also, in internal BIF front Congress is not backing down and has infact deployed it's top-tier leaders to keep harping the point that Modi cannot defend land grab from China. These are ominous signs that they are aware of the larger plans of ChiPak combine and are expecting that India will loose som...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

As I have been saying - all this is to kill our GB-PoK campaign. Possibly Corona pandemic killed our well laid plans for starting this campaign this summer - and Chinese have understood that this summer is the last window when they can prevent this and cut-off India's springboard into GB. The war is...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 03:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

One RMA kind of change that we need to do is to bring purchase and manufacturing of defense items under some national security act - which should have very harsh punishments for any corruption that is proven in SC. This will ensure that our national security and dignity is not bargained for some dol...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

There is a limit to how much hardware our men can defend against. This is what bother me - in combined arms offensive Chinese have a huge lead in terms of deploying hardware and replenishing their supplies. Larry ji... Isn’t there a simple military rule that attacking forces need to be atleast 3X s...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 03:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Gaurav Arya is ok for some tu-tu-main-main with low IQ Pakis but not a serious analyst - no point or value add quoting him.
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 02:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Also, earlier on this forum we were ruing the fact that our S-400's are not yet delivered - and how these could be game changers. Now from my limited knowledge I know that Chinese have a huge inventory if S-300 and it's clones - so they can easily deploy few around Skardu and Hotan and in Depsang. S...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 02:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^^ I think the General's first priority is to teach his men, rather than ours, a lesson. A lesson in drawing blood. If he is the only senior military man with combat experience, what does it say about the preparedness of the whole military? He knows it only too acutely. He wants to coach, train a...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 00:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Who said India will not escalate? " We do not desire Chinese territory but if they want war we WILL give it to them"..read between those lines ., not mine it is PM Modis . China should fear an Indian attack, it will not only dent their prized "image" but all their dreams of any ...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 00:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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6. Again, Tibet cannot be won by capturing Lhasa but leaving the rest of Tibet to China. As basic as that. Both India and China are big and powerful enough that they will not let their territory be captured for a long time and will do whatever it takes to get it back. But a temporary loss of import...
by Larry Walker
23 Jun 2020 00:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

2. A loss with India will dent their reputation and make their other counterparts/neighbors more assertive/willing to fight. That does not work for a China that wants to win by intimidation rather than fighting. Yes, but maybe in their calculations, they are not loosing. We are not privy to their p...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Whether I have time to comment or not should not be a comeback on me. Again whatever you mention is correct, but the question is firstly whether we will take a preemptive initiative to do that ? Knowing how India thinks answer is no. Also, unless you threaten Lhasa, there is no threat in Tibet. Beca...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I don’t mean fingers which is a sideshow, I mean Depsang plains. Right, if they grab X we grab Y. We don't need to countergrab X. This is basic lesson from Op Gibraltar. Yes it will enlarge the scope of the conflict but a stand has to be taken. Sir - in my opinion if they grab Leh, we will have to ...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 22:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Would Chinese try a 1962 ? Capture and then pull back from Leh-Laddakh ? Makes India and Modi look like loosers and boosts PLA confidence ? Chinese version of shock-and-awe ? And if they time it so that India cannot regroup and counterattack before snow sets in, then it will cause considerable setba...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

T-15 will be to prevent a breakout of IA infnatry coming down the valleys into the plains. On our side, we will use T-72 to make a break through, so we will need to mass it for the punch and cannot disperse them to chase down the T-15's. Also, LCH kind will have tough time with huge mobile anti-air ...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Problem with the Lt Gen's contention in Nitin Gokhale's interview that Chinese are not ready enough and they are just trying to surprise us and send us a message - I don't agree because they cannot surprise us twice - so no point in wasting a surprise. Our problem with DBO is this - if Chinese invol...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

What are chances of heavy rain in galwan valley n galwan river getting flooded? Will such situation affect current deployment along galwan valley? Just a curious qn. Is galwan area known to have less rain that such situation is very remote in terms of possibility? Look at pictures of the bridge bui...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Pangong lake was manned by ITBP and Chinese border guards, so that show what strategic or even tactical advantage it has. Pangong was more of a feint or starter to create noise of Indian hegemony and divert some resources before they sprung their south arm of their pincer in Galwan and then followed...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 19:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Just wait for China to start it's plan in Depsang. Just because they could not capture Galwan does not mean that they will drop that real plan - they are taking a couple of weeks in chai-biskoot to factor in this new contingency and make alternate prep before they start again. J-10 in Skardu would b...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Problem for Chinese is that we did not escalate in Galwan since we came out better - so this time Chinese will ensure that we escalate - so they will walk in around Depsang which is very near to civil population and then there will not be any need for satellite map wars in studios - as you will be a...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 17:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I am getting to hear that core commander level talks in Moldo failed. China wants india to move out of Galwan and give away finger 4 too. #BREAKING: China continues to remain adamant on withdrawal from #GalwanValley & Finger 4 area in the Corps Commander level talks today. The dialogue unfortun...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 14:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Mollick.R you have a point. However., I think RaviB is talking about recently with demographic changes of single child policy and rising affluence causing social change. Still it's better not to assume too much of this advantage. Better have realistic view of the enemy. Let's not go with the belief...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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hanumadu wrote:How are they going to get their supplies then?

Same route from where they will mount their offensive on Depsang plains. DSDBO road needs to be choked while the battle is on - once they capture that area(as per their wet dreams) - they don't need to run through Galwan valley to maintain logistics.
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Pankajji - it may have started as propoganda but has now devolved into face-saving - and now the aggressor has to show some victory since blood has been spilled. That will not be possible without a military campaign from Chinese side. So let's see.
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 13:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Conspiracy: what if they go into full blown conflict all along LAC. I hear their forward bases are also activated. They might b slicing entire ladakh That would be a very bad idea. Chinis will lose more than just face. All it's superpower dreams will evaporate into thin air. It will start a domino ...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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But what about winter, rains and snow melt? Wouldn't the road wash away? I don't know! Maybe they will pour a $4itload of concrete What if they don't need this road after this summer ?? Hint - once they salami slice the area around Depsang (and by some local accounts it is Leh) - they will not need...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 12:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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What will the talks around ? Both countries claim they have not lost any land neither do they want to attack the other ? Strange !! Hadn't both countries talked and dis-engagement was agreed and maintain status-quo ?? So Chinese time-buying excercise in my opinion. Atleast we should have refused - w...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 07:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Look at Galwan in conjunction with Depsang. If they interdict and dominate DSDBO road when they attack through Depsang - then we are in trouble.
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 02:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Pakis are in on it - but I don't think lizard has shared plans with them - else they will sell those plans to Unkil and EU. Lizard will pass on operational instructions to them which they will be expected to follow. Trump's statement that situation between India and China is very tough and that they...
by Larry Walker
22 Jun 2020 01:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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And I think Modi knew about it since April. Lately in this time frame I find that spark missing in Modi when he on National TV. His messaging has remained consistent, but he somehow seems more serious and if I may say worried than I ever remember seeing him like this earlier.
by Larry Walker
21 Jun 2020 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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IAF Chief's statement of unusual movement of PLAAF near the border is bit unusual - since the Chinese airfields near the border are on the eastern LAC - on Western LAC there are none. So is he hinting about PLAAF fighters in Skardu ?? Since IAF is surging around Leh/Ladakh region.
by Larry Walker
21 Jun 2020 19:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Raviji - XiPing is the direct supreme commander of PLA and him sending his trusted General I am assuming means that from Chinese perspective there is a plan that XiPing is personally overseeing.
by Larry Walker
21 Jun 2020 19:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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3 things I am confident will happen. PLAN will move in to Gwadar, Chinese forces along with armor will move in to Pak in a 2 front war Chini will stop recognizing (or even claim) A&N as part of India. I don't think PLAN will ever fight IN from Gwadar - as Gwadar is too near for IA and bulk of I...
by Larry Walker
21 Jun 2020 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Did any of the Paki 'Swift Retreat' packages take-off from Skardu ? If not - then why not ?
by Larry Walker
21 Jun 2020 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Guys, Is this in our control? https://www.google.com/maps/@33.6699167,78.6818861,630m/data=!3m1!1e3 Chinese camp is to the east of this position across the ridge line. Spanggur lake does not look like much defensible for the Chinese but then it also does not provide any tactical benefit as the terr...
by Larry Walker
21 Jun 2020 18:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
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Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India should explicitly and publicly warn Pakistan that allowing the use of its territory or assets by Chinese forces will be automatically considered as an act of war and will invite preempitive punitive action. Pakis are trying to be treacherous smart as they are. By restricting PLA to PoK and GB...

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