Disclosed weaknesses in the Indian armed forces: the aircraft carrier did not use half of the submarine combat capability
The article said that the Indian Navy aircraft carrier is a paper tiger active virrat, only eight “Sea Harrier” fighter took off from its deck operations.
The article said the Indian Navy is currently only 15 submarines, only 48% utilization rate can be.
newspaper freelance writer Gui Yu
According to “The Times of India” reported on the 16th, Auditor General of India (CAG) published continuously since last report, the Indian Army’s disclosure of “confidential material”, let the world see the weakness of the Indian Army, which makes part of the military who is extremely angry.
Auditor General of India on the use of arms procurement and military supervision, from duty in terms of blame. In fact, it does audit a number of problems, such as high-level part of the funds diverted by the military to buy a golf cart, purchasing needed equipment was delayed, similar to the scandal caused by strong public criticism.
However, the Auditor General’s report also covers some sensitive information, including aircraft, submarines, radar, missiles and other weapons of combat readiness, which makes the military deeply disturbing. It ships with a 50-year-old aircraft carrier “virrat” was, for example, just a little look at the General Accounting Office reports can be found, “virrat” is the first paper tiger, only eight “Sea Harrier” vertical landing on the deck of the aircraft took off from its operations. By the same channel, people can know that India’s undersea warfare capability in the rapidly shrinking. Indian Navy is currently only 15 submarines, coupled with extended maintenance period, can be only 48% utilization rate, which means that if the war between India and Pakistan will only seven submarines for deployment.
this regard, a senior military officer said angrily: “Our potential adversaries will be able to get the desired information effortlessly. To make matters worse, these reports can be quickly suspected leaks from the General Accounting Office Download the official website, and this site can log on from anywhere in the world to access. “
criticism from the army whether there is any reason for this? An audit of Department officials stressed that the audit report is the Defense Department and military services involved in a “consultation” after the make. “Our principle is that each report must go through Parliament to look over, once the Parliament passed the review, any information can be made public. In addition, newspapers are not often reported shortage of troop strength, the low level of readiness inside it? What Light accuse us of it? “
an Indian Air Force officer responded:” Yes, newspapers will be reported, but the final analysis, only the general news. On the contrary, as the constitutional authority of the department , the Audit Department the right to access a variety of confidential material, it has officially recognized the authenticity of the report. “He added:” Even with the General Accounting Office report ‘X’ to refer to a fighter, any serious defense observer can know what type it says, all of which will make it easier for the enemy informed of our weaknesses. General Accounting Office’s supervision is very important, but in Pakistan or China, you can get a similar public report? would like to win a war, you have to try to make your enemy can only guess your strength. “