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  1. Per my understanding, a rotation of battalions...

    Per my understanding, a rotation of battalions was going on - the outgoing battalion (Dogras) were properly protected, but the incoming battalion (Biharis) were camped in tents; most of the dead were...
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    Z, how close do mechanized and motorized infantry...

    Z, how close do mechanized and motorized infantry operate to the tanks when in open plains, broken plains and riverine/canal country?
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    Two major differences: 1. The situation in...

    Two major differences:

    1. The situation in Balochistan doesn't present an immediate economic or security problem for India; in contrast, there were more than 10 million refugees from East Bengal...
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    http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/securing-the...

    http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/securing-the-scorpene/article9043023.ece?homepage=true



    Looking to gf0012-aust's take on this.

    On the political front, the French seem to be running a...
  5. Thread: Marines

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    If the vessel is within the signal range of...

    If the vessel is within the signal range of shore-based cell-towers, then certain apps could be transmitting the GPS coordinates, velocity of travel, etc. to servers thousands of miles away via the...
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    Just as someone explained it earlier for the...

    Just as someone explained it earlier for the Chinese-Americans, most Indian-Americans came to the US in the 1990s -- during an economic boom period, and attributed it to President Clinton (it may...
  7. False. India contributed, what, 2.5 million men?...

    False. India contributed, what, 2.5 million men? The Chinese put up 15 million men, and more than 3 million died. More importantly after the war, over 1/3rd of the British Indian Army defected to...
  8. Oracle, No one "gave" Chine anything -- PRC...

    Oracle,

    No one "gave" Chine anything -- PRC earned its UNSC permanent seat with the blood of 200K+ soldiers dead in Korea, and the threat of selling cheap atomic weapons to anyone who could afford...
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    Any federal taxes on arms, ammunition and...

    Any federal taxes on arms, ammunition and reloading equipment will be through excise and import taxes -- i.e. taxes on the manufacturers and importers. Obviously they will bundle the tax-costs into...
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    Colonel, 10 years ago decision support systems...

    Colonel, 10 years ago decision support systems were deterministic models built and codified on expert-opinion and historic-data. About 5 years ago, we started seeing less and less ROI after refining...
  11. I thought most Engineers and Signaleers wore Dark...

    I thought most Engineers and Signaleers wore Dark Blue?
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    Yup, dad has one... and it is super comfortable,...

    Yup, dad has one... and it is super comfortable, low maintenance and no headache. Let me see how the CX3 negotiations go; if it fails, I may just round out the Toyota family in my family with a Camry.
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    CX-5 Touring was a bit stiff for long commutes,...

    CX-5 Touring was a bit stiff for long commutes, and GT wasn't much better. Also looked as Subaru Crosstrek, and it was both stiff and bare for the price. CX-3 Touring AWD was surprisingly more...
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    Tried out a CT200 yesterday... It was a bit too...

    Tried out a CT200 yesterday... It was a bit too snug for me (I'm just about median sized guy), and not much storage. A friend suggested a Mazda CX5, so I'm checking that out today.

    Any other...
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    On the coasts, this shouldn't be a big issue --...

    On the coasts, this shouldn't be a big issue -- just co-locate them near planned BMD facilities. The radars get cheap electricity, and the reactors get multiple-layers of air and ground defense....
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    Huh? Srinivasan is more a loose-canon than a...

    Huh? Srinivasan is more a loose-canon than a centrist; he has worked at both the extreme ends of the spectrum, and done well. If he had been nominated, then it would be as a canary to sniff out how...
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    Somewhat disappointed that we are four pages in,...

    Somewhat disappointed that we are four pages in, and no one has brought up Yes Minister!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lScVfwe-Rp0


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVrN-gkzVYI
  18. You realize you are talking about the Sovereign,...

    You realize you are talking about the Sovereign, Socialist, Secular and Democratic Republic of India, right? Most of what goes on in American universities is pretty tame compared to the norm in...
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    Yes, sort of: ...

    Yes, sort of:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-exotic-new-weapons-the-pentagon-wants-to-deter-russia-and-china/2016/02/23/b2621602-da7a-11e5-925f-1d10062cc82d_story.html
  20. You are clearly mistaking me for Blademaster, and...

    You are clearly mistaking me for Blademaster, and I thought we were friends :-\
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