Artillery During Kargil War

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  1. Kunal Biswas

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    Artillary During Kargil War ..

    The following quotes are from Kargil War, Quotes are from JCOs to COs of various units operating during the War, These Quotes are extracted from Military archives and were never published before in brief ..

    Hope you all enjoy reading :)
     
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    During War PA had American origin WLR, Due to these Bofors Guns have to move constantly and simultaneously M-46 guns had to engage in counter battery fire ..

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    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    An Impossible task, Men moving thousands of Kilos of artillery and mortar up-hill by hands, It was the pure josh and need which made impossible, Possible !

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    They praise the Artillery and the gunners ..

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    Great pictures.
     
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    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    The Gunners themselves ..

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    still after understanding great importance of artillery nothing govt. did nothing to improve it while mean time now world is moving from artillery to drones and india still deciding which guns to buy.
     
  9. Kunal Biswas

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    The Dreaded 160mm Mortars in Kargil ..

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    Keep it coming Kumal Biswas

    I love it.

    Dramatic change in tone and first hand account from the officers and Jawans who used this equipment in a battle. Totally unlike cry babies who are critical of every piece military hardware we have.

    Keep these posts coming. Add airmen and seamen saga also.
     
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    @Kunal Biswas .. Sir can you tell more about Indian army 160mm mortars like country of orgin ,total no etc etc..
     
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    self delete.....
     
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    Will post more, Though mostly photos and these too are rarely published on Internet ..

     
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    Will be posting more soon ..

    Stay tuned :D
     
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    @Kunal Biswas Great stories.
    One question.
    GPO - Gun Position Officer
    BC - Battery Commander
    OP - ???
     
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    Observation Post.
     
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    Actually, it was Brig Lakhwinder using Bofors in Direct Firing Role that did the trick.
     
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    My pleasure ..
     
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