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by sum
18 Aug 2018 03:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2632
Views: 428259

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772586

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 Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3343
Views: 320552

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: 3896
Views: 286972

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: 359
Views: 47102

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772586

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: 2406
Views: 336312

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...
by sum
08 Aug 2018 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3343
Views: 320552

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

^^ Wonder why this dog and pony show is still even continuing.

Just be done with it and officially kill the programme and move onto the T-14/xyz instead of keeping this in "liquid oxygen"
by sum
08 Aug 2018 11:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 336312

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

^ Is this the one where we lost 1 officer+ 3 soldiers? The latest report in parliament about operation all out tabled mentions 100 terrorists killed for loosing 43 of ours. Seems like a horrendous kill ratio of 2:1 compred to the earlier 5:1 or 6:1 Operation All Out: 100 terrorists, 43 security pers...
by sum
01 Aug 2018 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2027
Views: 402961

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

ADA faces severe resource shortage. It is a surprise that they get done what they do. You should also remember that it is pure passion that keeps these wonderful people with the organization. Is this due to lack of good candidates applying or just due to govt rules on recruitement tying their hands?
by sum
31 Jul 2018 13:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286972

Re: Internal Security Watch

There won't be any easy or smooth process to remove them. Will the govt have what it takes to physically remove them only time will tell. Where will they physcially be removed to if the recipient country wont accept them as citizens? I dont think BD will accept even one of them and cant see such hu...
by sum
31 Jul 2018 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286972

Re: Internal Security Watch

Thought it will be 7-8 million. Detention camps are going to be set-up. Govt needs to move fast before they disappear into other parts of India. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/centre-sanctions-detention-camp-for-foreigners-in-assam/articleshow/65083124.cms What is the...
by sum
31 Jul 2018 04:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 695
Views: 38794

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

“When Imran saw Modi, a feeling of nausea hit him as he took his seat on the panel. It was overpowering and worsened when, to his dismay, he noticed Modi sprinting towards him… The Gujarat Chief Minister stood right in front of him, and Imran tried to look away, but Modi wasn’t deterred. He took Im...
by sum
26 Jul 2018 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199296

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Wow..China is just 9.4%?
This means their best are heading home to their booming sectors while we continue to bleed and churn out more and more good candidates to help Amrika prosper
by sum
22 Jul 2018 05:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4629
Views: 270354

Re: Deterrence

Thats what the panelists in the RSTV Agni 5 debate said and mentioned about how the Chinese gift of optical tracking system to TSP meant TSP was more advanced than us currently in terms of MIRV testing
by sum
20 Jul 2018 06:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1709
Views: 226063

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^^ I think the horse has looong bolted and there is not much use dreaming up scenarios of the Arjun in IA since that time has come and gone ( can do it for our personal satisfaction though)
by sum
19 Jul 2018 04:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 339
Views: 83697

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The PN is really beefing up pretty well given the budget they operate with.

Will not be too easy for IN to overcome them when the balloon goes up
by sum
17 Jul 2018 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2065
Views: 244783

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

China’s Digital Rise And India’s Digital Jeopardy Do read :) This will be the first of a multi-part set of articles on the electronics arena. Saar, great read and congrats. The gist of the matter seems to be that China is well on its way to be a semicon giant while we are literally at zero level( o...
by sum
17 Jul 2018 15:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286972

Re: Internal Security Watch

SDPI had created a record of sorts by having a harthal organised by using WhatsApp. Omnious tidings for the future where we will have flash mob gathering using Social Media ( which has a wider reach) compared to the "place of worship loudpseakers" of earlier ( which were only limited to t...
by sum
16 Jul 2018 19:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772586

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Any news on Nirbhay which seems in cold storage again?
by sum
16 Jul 2018 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2650

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

^^ What if it is a false info fed by Indian agencies to show public and other potential collaborators that doing so will lead to such bad things? When in reality, Rabinder and other folks lived pretty decent lives and maybe did actually die in some mishap. Of course, no one from US side would refute...
by sum
14 Jul 2018 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772586

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

In case junta has not watched the RSTV programme on Agni 5, pls do on YouTube. Gen Saxena of SFC mentions many interesting things: A3 has CEP of 40m and range of 5k A5 has range of 8k but not yet tested till that MIRV has been factored in since A2 and isnt something new The tracking system given by ...
by sum
11 Jul 2018 07:54
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 618415

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

^^ Heartwarming stuff.
Well done to all the guys involved
by sum
09 Jul 2018 06:54
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 618415

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Intersting article though bit dated: The Life Of An Indian Spy The part which caught my eye: Despite that, out of all the people, Nath speaks most freely. Probably because he is the only person who knows where I live; not only in the city but also the ancestral home in the village. “Deaths are a ver...
by sum
07 Jul 2018 20:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286972

Re: Internal Security Watch

Very detailed article with lots of facts i never had come across before.

Thanks for posting
by sum
06 Jul 2018 21:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 359
Views: 47102

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Building a updated Type 209 should not be too difficult as if i am right Indian Navy was involved in the design of Indian 209s and a lot of design related documents were transferred during their construction in India. Getting any subsystems required for the sub that we dont have could be bought Off...
by sum
06 Jul 2018 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2764
Views: 389079

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

WTF?
2 different types of AJTs now in IAF colours?
by sum
18 Jun 2018 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351156

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

It might be exactly what is happening currently
by sum
18 Jun 2018 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1907
Views: 329168

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The 3 Phalcons & 3 DRDO AEW&CS all have comprehensive SIGINT capabilities - Radar & COMINT both.

Any updates on further orders on both these systems ?

Was DRDO AEW&CS finally capped at the 3 inducted?
by sum
15 Jun 2018 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772586

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

From PS blog: It makes no sense to deploy A-5 ICBM with a single/unitary warhead. Hence, A-5’s operational deployment will take place ONLY AFTER the MIRVs have been flight-tested at least twice. And the tracking vessel will be ready for the high seas by the year’s end. And BTW, A-4 IRBM with 2 MIRVs...
by sum
30 May 2018 05:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2065
Views: 244783

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

In tunnels deep under mountains in Mianyang, southwestern Sichuan province, where China’s main nuclear design facilities are based, loud blasts from these experiments can be heard more than once a week.

Sorry but didnt understand:

If these are computer simulations, what are the loud blasts heard?
by sum
29 May 2018 04:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 729
Views: 102581

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Any news on the abducted Indian engineers?
by sum
23 May 2018 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189815

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

^^ People like Dulat and MS Aiyar were at helm of MEA/IB/RAW all the years of the 90s.

Cant even imagine how we held as a country through the 90s with such rot within
by sum
18 May 2018 05:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2065
Views: 244783

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

This will become even better when the Sabang seaport is established with India. Sabang port has a depth of 40 metres which is good even for submarines.

Wonder why he would specifically mention submarines? :twisted:
by sum
15 May 2018 12:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772586

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

India has at least one operational nuclear-powered submarine that is capable of launching nuclear weapons.

At least one?
by sum
03 May 2018 09:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 740310

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The collapsed crane, according to a shipbuilding expert, is damaged and will have to be written off. The structure has blocked the dry dock and the building berth gates.T he module hall where blocks for the P 17-A class frigates are being fabricated was destroyed in the mishap and has become unusab...
by sum
25 Apr 2018 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189815

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

^^ Wow....unheard of stuff coming from BCCI

If someone again says no difference in TSP policy between UPA and this government, i will chase them with a broomstick all over the city!!
by sum
24 Apr 2018 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2065
Views: 244783

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

Beautiful demonstartion(mostly taken from the Chinese playbook to give a tit-for-tat) of baring your fangs/iron fist and then put it back into the velvet glove just before a major talks event
by sum
19 Apr 2018 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 216226

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Not a single newsworthy major IED mubarak in the last few months in Pakland ?
by sum
19 Apr 2018 11:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1907
Views: 329168

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Very impressive that no major incident with any aircraft with such a massive scale of sustained operations.

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