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by sum
18 Jun 2018 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2081
Views: 317452

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: 1839
Views: 308230

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: 3980
Views: 703168

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: 1755
Views: 203157

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: 719
Views: 98558

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: 1840
Views: 117414

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: 1755
Views: 203157

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: 3980
Views: 703168

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4719
Views: 716858

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: 1840
Views: 117414

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: 1755
Views: 203157

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: 210706

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: 1839
Views: 308230

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.
by sum
11 Apr 2018 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 210706

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Watch the baby seat for Baki Baccha

:rotfl: :rotfl:
by sum
27 Mar 2018 11:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1575
Views: 226712

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Quite a massive gap between # 1,2,3!!!
by sum
14 Mar 2018 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1335
Views: 119165

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

The sense I got was that yes, many South Koreans do subscribe to a sentimental, romanticized notion that the two Koreas should some day reunify... but "not now" was a unanimous qualifier. Particularly among SoKos of our generation, there is a countervailing view rooted in hard pragmatism:...
by sum
14 Mar 2018 11:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4199
Views: 290326

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

What is needed is to identify athletes with world class potential and spend focused/good chunk of resources on them (training, kits, associated coach/staff, tournament exposure and most importantly a monthly stipend to make sure they do not have to worry about supporting their families). This in it...
by sum
12 Mar 2018 19:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4199
Views: 290326

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Wonder why we do so well in these world cups but fall away in olympics?
by sum
01 Mar 2018 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3406
Views: 361554

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Now its clear why its easy to say that we should trash/invade Pak etc but people who think so are a clear minority even within the armed forces apparently

Can only imagine the tough job for modi even to get a moderately tough stance to be adopted by all folks in the higher circle
by sum
26 Feb 2018 08:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4719
Views: 716858

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Wasnt the plan to fit them on scorpenes during MLU?
by sum
25 Feb 2018 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2172
Views: 362721

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Atleast they showed a drone instead of a IA MBT or a naval ship
by sum
25 Feb 2018 16:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2172
Views: 362721

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Was the landing a bit bumpy with it initially touching down on 1 wheel?
by sum
25 Feb 2018 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4409
Views: 512239

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Shatrujeet reporting 155mm pounding pak positions in last couple of days and the first 155mm firing since 2003.
by sum
23 Feb 2018 16:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 798
Views: 64252

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Seems to be reaaaaally free to hang around for a 7 day bhamgra tour of India
by sum
23 Feb 2018 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3029
Views: 363587

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Will our public have the tolerance to accept the losses for the bodycount on our side when inevitable tit for tat wi happen in the multiple sectors where our position is very weak?
by sum
22 Feb 2018 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1755
Views: 203157

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

Unusual political statement by a serving IA chief by directly naming political parties as suspects!!!
by sum
22 Feb 2018 16:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2172
Views: 362721

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Saw a report in local Deccan Herald paper about a crashed DRDO drone near Chitradurga. It had a pic too but i couldnt ID the drone from the pic.

Couldnt find link to the article in online edition
by sum
22 Feb 2018 08:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3980
Views: 703168

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Whats the special requirement for a night trial?

Also has the SFC ever testfired from anywhere except ITR? Is it assumed that in actual combat, it would be fired from ITR since there has never been any testing from any non DRDO location?
by sum
20 Feb 2018 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4255
Views: 686480

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

If a optmist like Saurav Jha is so gloomy and dark, guess the curtains are finally coming to a close on this saga
by sum
18 Feb 2018 11:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4719
Views: 716858

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

An Alternative Plan For P-75I, India’s Submarine Construction Program....A good article. I love the idea. Would love to see others comments on this. Except for the small fact that we really didn't learn anything building Kalvari, so don't have the know how and know why to build a Super Kalvari. Nuc...
by sum
16 Feb 2018 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2088
Views: 192716

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Are we conceding that the Shias are a Iranian 5th column within India by giving a separate meeting of Shia leaders with the Iranian prez?
by sum
12 Feb 2018 21:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3029
Views: 363587

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

A big thappad is on the way for sure
by sum
06 Feb 2018 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3980
Views: 703168

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Singha wrote:smells like agni1 and prithvi2 . agni1 has not been tested for a long time.

Perfect guess saar!
by sum
05 Feb 2018 18:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 210706

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Wonder what this Chinese dude was upto to be targeted?
by sum
04 Feb 2018 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 210706

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018


Thank you note for the Kabul hungama TSPA caused i guessing
by sum
01 Feb 2018 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4595
Views: 611622

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Inside the intelligence community, RAW’s new offensive operations are reputed to have registered unprecedented success against jehadist groups in Pakistan. The assassination of Lashkar chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed’s security boss, Khalid Bashar, in 2013; the penetration of the Jaish-e-Muhammad’s cros...
by sum
01 Feb 2018 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4595
Views: 611622

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Long piece on Doval. Provides a leftist view of his career so far but many tit-bits: Ajit Doval in theory and practice AJIT DOVAL is India’s most powerful security bureaucrat. Appointed by and answerable only to the prime minister, he heads the National Security Council, an advisory body that includ...
by sum
01 Feb 2018 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3451
Views: 416213

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

The development of indigenous AFCS is a HAL funded project and would replace the high value imported system, HAL CMD T Suvarna Raju said. "The AFCS is a digital four axis flight control system capable of performing control and stability augmentation function and auto-pilot modes of helicopters...
by sum
31 Jan 2018 09:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2040
Views: 212524

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

So, no TSPA units nearby mobilised after all those noises too or they just decided best was to stay clear of any danger?

Also, were the rest of the BAT team ( and not just the leader) also hunted down?

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