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The Govt. has revealed that the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles will be pressed into service in anti-Naxal operations from next week, a move aimed at generating real-time intelligence for the forces engaged in operations in dense forests. Its really a welcome step from Govt. But this news supposed to be kept secret. This is supposed to be a secret mission. Do they have something called a brain? Why Indian Govt. can not keep some activities secret?

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Asked by sumati gayki, 11 Apr '10 08:38 am
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I think this move is publicized to scare the Maoists to assemble in good quantity. Since an all out attack on Maoists is not favored because of the fear of innocent human casualties such an open surveillance will deter them to assemble in good numbers which can be devastating like the killing of CRPB jawans.
Answered by Josna, 16 Apr '10 06:01 pm

 
  
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It is very unfortunate.in such operations secreacy is very essential.even a section in congress is against strong action against naxalites due to vote bank politics in view of forthcoming elections in cg.congress is more interested in power than solving problems of nation.mamta is also against due to wb elections
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 20 Apr '10 07:57 pm

 
  
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That just means that the UAV operations have no real value and is only aimed to sort of give a "we are doing something about it" look and feel to the people.

U can't send flying vehicles thru dense forests, which can capture anything real time worth seeing more than what the troops themselfs can see. AIrcraft work best in open terrain like deserts, this is why the US AF was mighty effective in IRaq but not Vietnam.

I don't think even the US has the sensor technology that can get an UAV to effectively maneuver thru a LOT of trees.
Answered by A Moin, 03 May '10 09:03 am

 
  
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Can the pilot be allowed to fly low into such dense naxal territories. What if he needs to eject his seat in emergency, his parachute can be caught amidst the bushes of this dense naxal forests. I suggest there must be a secret project for high density grade parachutes to tackle this problem.
Answered by Gogarry, 24 Apr '10 02:38 pm

 
  
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That is the price that any democratic country has to pay . Winston Churchill has realised this during second world war .The press will ask for some confidential information , the correct information if revealed would ultimately benefit the enemies , like where the major fleets are operating . If no information is revealed then the press will make a big issue of it and may raise many more questions . I think our Govt may also face the same . In today's available technology with satellite surveillance even the human occupied caves in deep jungle can be monitored . We may not have the facility but we can request US to provide us the assistance .Another human issue is also involved in engaging armed forces as engaging them for fighting our own Indian citizens is immoral and our state police is not equipped and trained to handle such insurgents . Difficult task over all but the Govt has to do some thing or people would lose confidence in the Governance .
Answered by RAMASWAMY VENKATESH, 20 Apr '10 01:50 pm

 
  
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Sumatiji , you can be rest assured that the things which are supposed to be kept secret are always kept in absolutely secrecy ---this I can say since I worked as a Chief Vigilance Officer of a central Govt .Undertaking and had to work with many wings which maintain strictest secrecy. The news of putting AEV for surevelleince Govt, perhaps doesnt want to be kept secret,which is why the news has been allowed to be made open to the media
Answered by HARIJIBAN BANERJEE, 17 Apr '10 02:07 pm

 
  
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Maine ek film "The Naxalite" bahut pahale dekha tha, agar sambhaw ho to use sab ko dekhana chahiye , khastaur se usake END ko. Sambhawtah isaka hal nikal jaye.
Answered by Prem Sinha, 16 Apr '10 07:22 pm

 
  
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In bharath what is supposed to be secret will become public knowledge thanks to senseless netas and secular press and what is supposed to become public knowledge will become secret
Answered by SREENIVAS, 15 Apr '10 07:08 pm

 
  
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In India, such matters are not a secret at all.Perhaps, they think these are moral booster, vote catching devices too.
Answered by UMESH SHARMA, 12 Apr '10 03:58 pm

 
  
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The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles will be deployed just for the huge commission involved
Answered by manoj thakur, 12 Apr '10 11:18 am

 
  
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