Mechanized Brigades have been added to many Infantry Div's in the plains, in addition to the existing 3× Inf Brigades + Divisional Artillery.
33 Div is HQed at Quetta, but that doesn't mean its operations are limited to Balochistan.
The May 18 Saab order has nothing to do with this delivery.
From the first batch of 4× Saab 2000 Erieye, one was reduced to ashes in the terrorist attack, two more - one severely - were damaged and later repaired by PAC at a fraction of the cost quoted by Saab.
The 5th aircraft came as...
While the Indian public watches their army bend over at the borders, there is a very real risk some zealots will target Chinese nationals (and religious/ethnic minorities of course) to vent their frustration.
Glad to know the NHA has again shown interest in the construction of the Jalkhad-Sharda road. Absolutely necessary. Should have been done much earlier.
Ajai Shukla writes in his blog that
The Pangong Lake intrusion has been especially bloody for the Indian soldiers there. Sources say 72 Indian soldiers were injured in the confrontation and some of them needed to be flown to hospitals in Leh, Chandi Mandir and Delhi.
Former GOC-in-C of IA...