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by sum
22 Aug 2018 11:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 317
Views: 10126

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 - Aug 2018
Replies: 317
Views: 10126

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4268
Views: 779005

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4157
Views: 609154

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4157
Views: 609154

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

Was there any NOTAM for these 3 tests?
by sum
20 Aug 2018 05:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4157
Views: 609154

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4268
Views: 779005

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: 2643
Views: 430570

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: 862
Views: 47263

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: 2643
Views: 430570

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: 4268
Views: 779005

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: 3352
Views: 323440

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: 3899
Views: 287780

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: 363
Views: 48897

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: 4268
Views: 779005

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: 336516

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: 3352
Views: 323440

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: 336516

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: 2056
Views: 408928

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: 3899
Views: 287780

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: 3899
Views: 287780

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: 862
Views: 47263

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: 199636

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: 4630
Views: 270800

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: 226205

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: 83885

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: 2077
Views: 247259

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: 3899
Views: 287780

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: 4268
Views: 779005

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: 12
Views: 2960

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: 4268
Views: 779005

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: 618517

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: 618517

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: 3899
Views: 287780

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: 363
Views: 48897

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: 389189

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: 351495

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: 1915
Views: 331224

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: 4268
Views: 779005

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: 2077
Views: 247259

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?

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