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India’s Military Might: The Real Truth

Discussion in 'Indian Defence Industry' started by Averageamerican, Aug 21, 2017.

  1. Averageamerican

    Averageamerican Colonel ELITE MEMBER

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    India’s Military Might: The Real Truth
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    The armed forces have responded to the changes with some alacrity albeit inadequately. Unfortunately, two critical civilian entities, specifically the civilian military bureaucracy and the defence industry just do not comprehend their criticality towards national military capabilities. Despite numerous committees and reports like the Kargil Review Committee, the Ajai Vikram Singh Report, the Naresh Chandra Report, the Transformation Study by General V.K Singh and many more, there has been near t ..



    Most of the imported equipment, especially tanks, artillery guns, electronic warfare equipment and much else is well past its technological generation and stipulated life span. Ideally, combat equipment should be in the following ratio: 30 per cent approaching obsolescence; 40 per cent mature technologies; and 30 per cent state-of-the-art. As a thumb rule, the technological and maintainable life span of most combat systems is 30 years. Ironically, almost 70 to 90 per cent of Indian Army systems ..


    Heretical as it may sound, the Indian Army needs to downsize and become more mobile and firepower intensive. Whereas our land border commitments are real and unique, there is considerable scope to accomplish the assigned tasks, as well if not better, with less manpower and more firepower. There needs to be a debate on assigning more responsibility to our border management forces during war, thus relieving the Army from holding the line in areas where possible. The thrust of our Army of the futur ..

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    zebra7 Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Average american always thinking Average, find the average article posted by an average author and post in a average fashion. I am now expecting an Average reply, waiting for you on an average day.
     
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    Agent_47 Admin - Blog Staff Member MODERATOR

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    Why are you resorting to personal attacks?. He posted a relevant article written by a ex-Army officer.
     
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