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by sum
15 Nov 2018 13:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2310
Views: 375187

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^ 2016 and 17 seems to have seen huge spurt even in SF deaths
by sum
14 Nov 2018 06:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 348316

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The LionAir issue seems to be a absolute f**k-up by Boeing in multiple respects: Indonesia 737 crash caused by “safety” feature change pilots weren’t told of First approved for commercial operation by the FAA on March 8, 2017, the MAX is just beginning to be delivered in large volumes. Lion Air was ...
by sum
13 Nov 2018 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3090
Views: 398748

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^ Why do you think this isn't happening already?

Already, there was a rally in PoK yesterday by school kids demanding end of Indian shelling. One can imagine the volume being put across if it has come to such a pass
by sum
07 Nov 2018 20:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 348316

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Extraordinary read.
Thanks for posting!!
by sum
05 Nov 2018 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 164
Views: 25153

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Great to see the PM being involved in such details and announcing it with such pride!
by sum
31 Oct 2018 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4880
Views: 923639

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Was praying it would have been the Nirbhay
by sum
26 Oct 2018 14:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1313
Views: 208692

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

^^ Why not take the 5353 itself then instead of leaving it in paki hands?
by sum
18 Oct 2018 13:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1031
Views: 128569

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

^^ Sigh...if only we had our own behemoth in this sector ( maybe a C-DOT)!
by sum
15 Oct 2018 15:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3090
Views: 398748

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

FB has pics of the PLA folks posing with locals.
Another local had commented in same thread that that area is in lockdown mode from past few days and is swarming with IA folks
by sum
10 Oct 2018 11:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3536
Views: 414768

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Cold start being put out into the open?
by sum
04 Oct 2018 07:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3500
Views: 358665

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Honestly, wont be surprised if it goes through
by sum
23 Sep 2018 04:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 21586

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Wonder who bumped him off...the Martians?
by sum
15 Sep 2018 10:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4749
Views: 346254

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

China tops here too!!
They seem to be on a rampage everywhere
by sum
07 Sep 2018 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1977
Views: 164614

Re: Understanding the US- Again

logically and conceptually yes you are right. but then we enter the complex world of morality and conscience. the paper in question was I believe a unilateral cancellation of the US-SoKo trade agreement, without discussion or negotiation (internally or with SoKo). technically the POTUS is entitled ...
by sum
06 Sep 2018 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2182
Views: 214313

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Wasnt the TF 74 which threatened India sent out from Phillipines?
by sum
06 Sep 2018 12:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1977
Views: 164614

Re: Understanding the US- Again

its all part of the play in discrediting DT as ineffective, impulsive and dangerous - damage his prospects for 2020. in india, Yogi is being similarly targeted. Modi before that. But its outright dangerous when the papers a elected president asks for or signs as orders are being held back from impl...
by sum
31 Aug 2018 11:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1702
Views: 86262

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

•Reliance Foundation hands over Rs 21 cr for Kerala relief. With this the communists have decided to take back the certificate of "bourgeois capitalist" to Reliance. They are now part of the proletriate. Only Adani still retains the title of "bourgeois capitalist". Hope he pays ...
by sum
30 Aug 2018 12:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4880
Views: 923639

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^ Whatever happened to the Nirbhay?
went into the usual quiet mode after a previous success and promise of more tests to shortly come ( almost a year back?)
by sum
30 Aug 2018 04:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4021
Views: 631689

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

^^ Do our forces wear shoulder tabs indicating ranks even in full combat gear usually?
by sum
26 Aug 2018 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2413
Views: 303443

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Pretty much this "trump card" (Tibet card) has long passed sell date

We should have followed the Chinese template in J&K ( of developing so well and asserting our ground without any step back) that the citizens would have felt futile to resist anymore and accept the inevitable
by sum
25 Aug 2018 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1702
Views: 86262

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

The issue was not the criticism per se which is expected but the amazing group think on display with not a single dissenting voice and tons of disgraceful Paki-ish posts. Not one single post questioning the state govt amid all the flurry of anti<insert bjp/cow/hindu related/northern state> posts and...
by sum
25 Aug 2018 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1702
Views: 86262

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

Honestly, browsing through the usual Mallu FB groups was a real shock for me.

I thought i had walked into Paki sites going by the venom and disgraceful memes on display which were being shared all over even by "sane" Mallu friends of mine
by sum
24 Aug 2018 15:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4749
Views: 346254

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Looks like the Archers once again buckled under big stage pressure and is a complete wipeout in that segment
by sum
24 Aug 2018 03:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1702
Views: 86262

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

The behaviour shown by Kerala in the last 7 days is truly psychotic. Even general public on social media appears disturbed. Honestly, never seen anything like it in the past(Assam, uttaranchal, andhra cyclone, chennai floods etc). Even kodagu karnataka is normal. Can some malayali explain what is g...
by sum
22 Aug 2018 11:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1702
Views: 86262

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

Saar, for the examples you have quoted, there is absolutely nothing which can be done once minds have been made up( if some unknown low level guy is a strawman to bash a whole org, there is nothing more to add) Even if Modi had personally gone in a boat and rescued drowning folks, the "PR disas...
by sum
22 Aug 2018 06:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1702
Views: 86262

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

you should know that from ground zero, people are grateful to the state govt, the fishermen, the armed forces and the rest of the country for rushing to its help in such a calamitous event...In fact, its been a big PR disaster for the BJP even among the hindus... What did or didnt BJP do wrong to t...
by sum
21 Aug 2018 05:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4880
Views: 923639

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

prasannasimha wrote:We have ELF facility. Please look up INS Kattabomman

Wasnt there news of another one coming up in parallel with the N-sub base near Vizag?
Wonder what its status is ( if i remember the news correctly)
by sum
20 Aug 2018 12:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 620076

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

^^ Agree. I now remember that even a article ( mostly from HK Rout) mentioned that a pontoon launch was lined up and there were failures of previous 2 attempts. It seems that the curtain is now being revealed that they all went through well and were from Arihant itself ( and not a pontoon) and were ...
by sum
20 Aug 2018 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 620076

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Was there any NOTAM for these 3 tests?
by sum
20 Aug 2018 05:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 620076

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

X-post: Lungi Dance time!!!!!!!!!! First home-grown submarine launched, missile operationalised after 2 decades of development Kept under wraps for several years and inducted in the Navy a couple of months ago, the SLBM, code-named B-05 was secretly test fired back-to-back from indigenously built nu...
by sum
20 Aug 2018 05:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4880
Views: 923639

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Lungi Dance time!!!!!!!!!! First home-grown submarine launched, missile operationalised after 2 decades of development Kept under wraps for several years and inducted in the Navy a couple of months ago, the SLBM, code-named B-05 was secretly test fired back-to-back from indigenously built nuclear-po...
by sum
18 Aug 2018 14:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3081
Views: 508063

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Wow. Seems like Amrika's IK Gujral moment with literally all assets being wiped out.

Given the sheer lack of HUMINT within China for most nations, loosing 30 of them is extraordinary
by sum
18 Aug 2018 12:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 153760

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

^Isn't that Vali Nasr guy the one behind Holbroke's pandering to Pakis and being biased against India? Air Chief flies a mission in concluding phase of exercise Saffron Bandit Saffron Bandit? Is that an indirect swipe at the Hindus? https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/356519-air-chief-flies-a-mission...
by sum
18 Aug 2018 03:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3081
Views: 508063

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://www.janes.com/article/82366/china-closing-the-satellite-imagery-capability-gap A Chinese Earth-observation satellite launched on 31 July from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre may be capable of achieving ground-image resolution of 10 cm or less. If confirmed, this would give China a satel...
by sum
14 Aug 2018 09:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4880
Views: 923639

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

he strategic missile arsenal will be capped for the present with the Agni-V, with no successor or next series on the horizon or even on the drawing board

Really, nothing even on the drawing board?
Find it hard to believe
by sum
12 Aug 2018 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3500
Views: 358665

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

If the small CIS country is better off than you then you have serious problem with your training , considering you like they have operated the T series for decades and they all operate the same T version in the competition. we did not even enter top 4 , Kazakhstan and Belarus make it there. xxxxxxx...
by sum
10 Aug 2018 06:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4032
Views: 324261

Re: Internal Security Watch

Not Internal Security but TOI reports that a bunch of goondas beheaded many puppies and twitter is agog with the crying mother dog. WTF is wrong with these people? Meanwhile, can assume which religion these "villagers" were from: Mob assaults activists, TV crew during cattle rescue op Ani...
by sum
09 Aug 2018 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 695
Views: 119282

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^^ Philip-ji, What under-performance are you talking about from the past few posts reg the P-8I? We were offered the FGFA/SU-57,surely a marked improvement on any F-16 or F-18! :-? The same bird which is still in prototype phase , which IAF has trashed as not meeting specs for the prices being quote...
by sum
09 Aug 2018 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4880
Views: 923639

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^ Not sure if lots of disinfo floating around or actual info...

Says that Arihant isnt ready for a SLBM but earlier reports had mentioned it had test-fired it once atleast. Also, mentions two failures but there were no NOTAMs for those tests where these could have occured
by sum
08 Aug 2018 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2407
Views: 342539

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

^^ TSD went offline a loong time back and i really doubt we had kill ratios of 1:1.5 till the Operation All Out. Also, i have no doubt that the big bro of TSD would be in place by now for a while with 4 years of current govt in place It either means that our forces have been taking severe risks in t...

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