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    Sticky: Wonder how arty is used in the low intensity ops...

    Wonder how arty is used in the low intensity ops in say Afghanistan? Are the fire units dispersed piece meal or kept concentrated Vietnam style?I am sure a fire grid would have been worked out to...
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    Sticky: zraver, Unfortunately as Officer of the...

    zraver,

    Unfortunately as Officer of the Engineers rightly brought out there are very few Indian Army professionals retired or serving who put forth their views on topics like the t-90 vs the Arjun...
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    Since you mentioned frontages, I wonder with the...

    Since you mentioned frontages, I wonder with the advent of modern NVDs,the GPS, etc can we maintain our day frontages in the dark? Even while getting into line ahead fmn at night it was a night mare...
  4. medic, At the response you have to this rather...

    medic,

    At the response you have to this rather horrific video its already dead and buried even on this rather active board where comments at a dime a dozen are posted on some inane topics!

    As a...
  5. Not at all. I am most happy that an a indian geek...

    Not at all. I am most happy that an a indian geek has such intrest in matters military !
  6. Colonel Wu? Who? Jokes aside,Bang on .Agree with...

    Colonel Wu? Who? Jokes aside,Bang on .Agree with the Colonel in toto.Do remember that a tac nuc war head can create havoc many times more than conventional weapons. I am sure all commanders at...
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    I remember our instructor , getting us all in a...

    I remember our instructor , getting us all in a verbal tangle by throwing the question at us-what does the screen do? screen the enemy from the main body or screen the main body from the en?It took...
  8. Imagine, an indian bridge head over one of the...

    Imagine, an indian bridge head over one of the canals in south central pakistan, Pakistani CA forces have been effectively blocked and the indians have a clear run into the hinder land .The build up...
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    In these days of the UAVs,AWACs,etc appreciating...

    In these days of the UAVs,AWACs,etc appreciating the main, subdy,feint etc would be a wee bit easier ,I suppose.The minute the defender starts side stepping his CA/CP elements it is clear that he has...
  10. Just to digress away from the discussion since...

    Just to digress away from the discussion since the Colonel had mentioned the brilliance of Gen Sunderji, its a pity that he was not given his due by the Govt for annoying the First family on...
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    Colonel, six mahindra 4wds, crew of three per...

    Colonel,
    six mahindra 4wds, crew of three per veh,one mounted 7.62MAG with the other add ons like GPS, RS,NVD,Gen sets,personal wpns, water, rations etc.As far as I know they are still on the Long...
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    unfortunately, over the years the the element of...

    unfortunately, over the years the the element of distrust has been sown between the the indian and the western armed forces specially with the indian tilt towards the ussr.The west was under the...
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    As the South asian armies organisations are based...

    As the South asian armies organisations are based on the British model,I always felt that the Recce tp should be based on something like the Scimitar instead of 4wds.The BMP is a good option.Hardy,...
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    Thank you for remembering!Back home for good...

    Thank you for remembering!Back home for good unless the wife throws me out again ,as I am sure many of us face this predicament..We pine in seperation but long to be seperated at times!I envy you for...
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    I concur with Kernow, in that the standard MBT...

    I concur with Kernow, in that the standard MBT sqn could do the job of a recce sqn.Any way how far ahead would the recce elements be operating?I assume that these elements will be tasked to establish...
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