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Lt Gen JK sharma

Lt Gen JK sharma

Lt Gen JK Sharma is a scholar warrior and senior strategic military leader with close to 42 years of service.
An expert on Siachen with two tenures and Ladakh, three tenures, he also took part in counter-insurgency operations in Punjab, J&K and North East. He is an expert on Information Warfare and was part of many committees on the subject while in service. As part of the Directorate of Military Operations for over five years at different levels he has seen through Kargil War, Operation Prakaram, Uri, and many crisis situations of internal conflict and Out of Area Contingency Operations including hostage crisis of Sierra Leone and Lebanon.

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VIPIN KUMAR SINGH
VIPIN KUMAR SINGH
1 month ago

vERY bIASED ARTICLE. SOME FACTUAL MISINFORMATION SPREAD: THE IRRPL IS BEING HEADED BY A MAJOR GENERAL AND MOD , USER AND RUSSSIA IS NEGOTIATINGthe cost ectc…BIASED TO BRING OFB NAME INTO IT. INSAS WAS MADE EXACTLY AS PER THE DESIGN GIVEN BY DRDO AND DRDO DESIGNED EXACTLY AS PER THE GSQR OF USER. IF USER IS NOT CLEAR ABT ITS REQT ,…WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR FAILURE…VERY VERY BIASED AND UNJUST TO BLAME OFB FOR INSAS DESIGN /EFFICACY RELATED ISSUES. FRENCH COMPANIES ARE STILL GOVT OWNED MOSTLY… US STILL HAS ARSENALS OWNED BY GOVERNMENT AND MRUNNING IN GOGO AND GOCO MODEL.… Read more »

S U
S U
1 month ago

To kill the lion and rule the jungle.

No benchmark no data… Just words.

Vipin Kumar Singh
Vipin Kumar Singh
1 month ago

Sir
Why my comment not published??
Afraid of truth..

Mohit
Mohit
1 month ago

Dear Gen , do you blame your tap for muddy water or somehow apply your brains too.. OFB is just a tap… If one distributes responsibility as presently done in MOD via vis. Design , manufacturing quality the outcome is any bodies guess… Seek views fr organization behaviour experts

Vipin Kumar Singh
Vipin Kumar Singh
1 month ago

Pl publish my comments else I will share them on social media…along with screen shot

Alok
Alok
1 month ago

This is army’s view of things. To know the other side talk to management and unions of OFB. You’ll get to know stories of forces not placing orders on time, changing specs frequently, not budgeting for items in numbers promised earlire. There are instances of OFs asked to make entire assembly lines of items ready and then not being given orders. Also, the forces’ preference for imported items is well known for reasons I will not go into here..

Admin
Admin
1 month ago

OFB Response Official rebuttal of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) by Gagan Chaturvedi, Deputy Director General of Public Relations of the Ordnance Factory Board on behalf of the Director General Ordnance Factories and Chairman of Ordnance Factory Board. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. The article by Lt Gen JK Sharma (Retd) titled “Burden of OFB: Liability at Armed Forces’ Cost” published on the website of Bharatshakti on the 6th of August is another one in a series of outpourings by retired Generals of the Indian Army offering unsolicited advice based on incomplete and inaccurate information loaded with innuendo, in-exactitude and irony. The Ordnance Factories… Read more »

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