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by Anujan
16 Oct 2020 22:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3667
Views: 1026609

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

tsarkar

Was not aware of the colorful history of some of the missile vaporware. Thought vayu was a reliable source, will be careful in the future.
by Anujan
16 Oct 2020 03:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3667
Views: 1026609

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

There was a vayu article about this and other missiles some time back: https://www.vayuaerospace.in/article/533/india-39-s-indigenous-anti-ship-missiles India's indigenous anti-ship missiles for the Indian Navy’s IMRH acquisition, MBDA has pitched its Sea Venom which has a range of 25 km and also th...
by Anujan
14 Oct 2020 02:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048125

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

(possibly) the same helicopter in firing trials a few months back

by Anujan
09 Oct 2020 21:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3667
Views: 1026609

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

If the air resistance/lift is the same in the front and the back and whatever is holding the missile in the front and the back is disengaged at the same time, the missile will fall symmetrically and horizontally. It does not matter how much each part weighs: Galileo showed that with his two balls fr...
by Anujan
20 Sep 2020 14:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4378
Views: 319426

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

It is not a proton therapy device: Look at the size, 13m tall, 6m wide. It is an accelerator driven sub critical reactor (ADSR) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accelerator-driven_subcritical_reactor https://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Lee114/publication/326332052/figure/fig4/AS:647320022560768@...
by Anujan
16 Sep 2020 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/china-deploys-10k-on-south-bank-of-pangong-tso/articleshow/78137294.cms?from=mdr China is believed to have brought forward more troops in the past week along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, taking its total troop deployment to approximate...
by Anujan
16 Sep 2020 04:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

I think if Cheenis downhill-ski, they are going to constrain us asymmetrically. Deny sanctions against Paki-terrorists Deny us membership into organizations like NSG Deny us permanent seat in the UN Base their forces in Paki-land and prop Pakis up etc etc All in all, nothing more than what they have...
by Anujan
12 Sep 2020 08:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 544874

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Yes that is correct. From circa 2018 https://www.armyrecognition.com/defexpo_2018_india_news_show_daily/punj_lloyds_plant_nearly_operational_to_produce_iwis_small_arms.html Defence of PLR Systems, explained to Army Recognition on Thursday 12 April, Punj Lloyd and Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) have ...
by Anujan
10 Sep 2020 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

There are a few things about the Chinese: 1) They have attempted to attack or gone back on their agreements even when discussions were on. I think part of it might be intentional: Sun Tzu deception and all. Part of it might just be structural -- the local commander's testimonials are being squeezed ...
by Anujan
10 Sep 2020 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

RUMINT seems to suggest that CMC has taken direct control of the LAC. https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1303726961165053961 Xi Jinping has appointed CMC 2nd Vice Chairman Zhang Youxia as impose direct CMC control over PLA activities along LAC . Zhang used to be a commander of 13th Grp Army o...
by Anujan
09 Sep 2020 21:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4518
Views: 1034128

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

The next one will be more reckless.
by Anujan
09 Sep 2020 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048125

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

A civilian version will have a big market in India I think. Is one planned?
by Anujan
09 Sep 2020 21:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Why use the abbrivation PLA ? Do they have many other armies? just call Chinese Army. Technically that is not accurate. PLA swears loyalty to Chinese communist party not to the republic of China This means that it is quite different that Indian Army. Indian Army is sworn to defend and protect repub...
by Anujan
09 Sep 2020 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egEL_9hNdZ8[/youtube] Abhijeet Iyer Mitra claims that IA has landmined the route to the heights that is being currently occupied by them. This will ensure that the heights can be vacated during winters without the chinese moving in easily. Can't trust the ch...
by Anujan
08 Sep 2020 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Gobar times adds nothing of value. They are nothing more than a twitter troll. I am not sure what value they add to the table. Every editorial issues strong warning to someone or the other. Their editor is a twitter troll.
by Anujan
08 Sep 2020 01:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1303055711320956928?s=20

Incident of firing took place on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh sector where troops of India and China have been engaged in a stand-off for over three months. More details awaited: Sources


ANI
by Anujan
08 Sep 2020 01:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401917

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

I dont understand what "illegally crossing the LAC" means when they are not ready to exchange maps about their claim lines. Their ambassador to India is on record saying that clear delineation of lines is not possible in the interest of peace and tranquility. Then what are they complaining...
by Anujan
08 Sep 2020 01:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3667
Views: 1026609

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Shri Kalam talked about re-usable hypersonic missiles to deliver flowers of peace. I vaguely remember him talking about hypersonic craft that would deliver their payload and return back to be re-used. N^3 also wrote a lot in BRF a lot about how hypersonic vehicles can have unpredictable trajectories...
by Anujan
07 Sep 2020 07:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

One of the things you have to admire the Chinese for though is: 1) They have built roads everywhere, like ants. I hope SDREs dont think of occupying the ridge line as a temporary thing and build roads so they can be supplied, instead of utilizing porters. I do not know anything about building roads ...
by Anujan
06 Sep 2020 06:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I see. Most likely India will use the latest move as a negotiation tactic. But hard to see China agreeing to status quo ante after all this drama. I also find it hard that India will agree to status quo after this drama because there is a breakdown of trust. Status quo could mean "Lets step ba...
by Anujan
05 Sep 2020 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://twitter.com/DefenceMinIndia/status/1301915254633291777 Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh meeting the Chinese Defence Minister, General Fenghe in Moscow. The Chinese Defence Minister is not like our RM. He is a munna, not a member of politburo. A breakthrough at his level seems a bit far fetc...
by Anujan
02 Sep 2020 03:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Thinking ahead to a long term solution, the situation is quite tricky. China seems to be of the opinion that their claim line is in fact international border and there is no contesting that. Forget for the moment the fact that they have never officially exchanged maps to indicate where their claim l...
by Anujan
01 Sep 2020 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Lt Gen Tej Sapru (R) @tksapru The Chinese are explicitly conveying one message: the LAC is where they perceive it to be; and that our claim line has no relevance, whatsoever. Even the theme of their arguments/ claims during the several rounds of talks, as known from the media, precisely conforms to...
by Anujan
01 Sep 2020 00:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/pla-attempts-to-occupy-feature-indian-troops-reinforce-positions-near-rezang-la/amp_articleshow/77859275.cms?utm_source=twitter_pwa&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialsharebuttons&__twitter_impression=true A dominating feature known as `Black To...
by Anujan
31 Aug 2020 23:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Indian troops have captured an important Chinese military post after allegedly fighting off an attempt by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to occupy further Indian territory in the disputed border region of Ladakh. :shock: On Saturday evening, around 500 Chinese troops had tried to cross into Spa...
by Anujan
30 Aug 2020 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1923
Views: 464967

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

speculation in paki circles seems to be rising about a coup in pukiland with duffer i k niazi being replaced by saudi backed gen raheel sharif. that explains qureshi's panicked trip to han land at the behest of niazi as also the upending of the CPEC bajwa's applecart will the peerni call up her pet...
by Anujan
29 Aug 2020 03:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1923
Views: 464967

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

His family runs the Bajco group https://www.bajco.net/

133 Pizza hut and 3 dairy queens across the US

https://www.bajco.net/food-and-beverage

Wonder why they dont own KFC or Chinese food.
by Anujan
27 Aug 2020 08:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1925
Views: 380402

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/36016/the-potentially-revolutionary-celera-500l-officially-breaks-cover Otto Aviation's Celera 500L has officially come out of the shadows and the company has now outlined its vision for the potentially revolutionary high-efficiency aircraft, including possible ...
by Anujan
26 Aug 2020 01:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1923
Views: 464967

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Why are you laughing? Usually when anyone hears Pakistani ________ building (fill in the blank), they'd have guessed the word as "bombed". This one only sold it. Let's celebrate such peace loving moderate Pakistanis. May his tribe increase Also how can a TFTA be defamed by corruption alleg...
by Anujan
21 Aug 2020 00:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084527

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

HAL and IAF will sort it out.

What was the availability of MKI 15 years after induction?
by Anujan
20 Aug 2020 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1923
Views: 464967

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

If the Pakistanis want to really get their H&D back and prove themselves as TFTA, they should show Saudis who the boss is, teach them a lesson by forming a new grouping with like minded countries like Malaysia and Iran. They could invite China to be an observer, given its large muslim population...
by Anujan
19 Aug 2020 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3096
Views: 766291

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

There were articles hinting that varunastra was only for ships and not subs Circa 2016 https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/indian-navy-red-tape-new-submarine-old-weapons-336845-2016-08-23 the stand of the Ministry of Defence to not purchase 98 'Blackshark' Heavy Weight Torpedo (HWT)....has left th...
by Anujan
17 Aug 2020 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1923
Views: 464967

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

This is an interesting article by good Haqqani about what might be afoot https://theprint.in/opinion/bajwa-going-to-saudis-but-imran-khan-dreams-of-neo-ottoman-world/481107/ For decades, especially since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, retired Pakistani generals and civilian writers on str...
by Anujan
15 Aug 2020 21:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31073

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

Security scan on RSTV. One of the best shows on defence equipment. Their typical panel is two retired personnel, one DRDO chap and one journalist. The host is an idiot... The host is actually not that bad. Many talk show hosts make the talk show about themselves, asking "intelligent questions&...
by Anujan
15 Aug 2020 01:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177887

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Soldiers could have died if ATAGS is not good. IIRC during Kargil or Parakram soldiers died due to barrel burst. IIRC that used to be a problem with T90 as well. IIRC the problem was traced back due to power cuts during barrel quenching (people just waited the power to come back and resumed producti...
by Anujan
14 Aug 2020 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177887

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

I actually am positive about the role of RS-ji. I think what is needed is a change in mindset. 1) It is made clear that nobody is going to save us, we have to build a MIC to support our forces. Moreover it is made clear using words and actions that no foreign maal is going to be bought and all we ar...
by Anujan
14 Aug 2020 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1923
Views: 464967

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Musharraf floated the idea of having relations with Israel. Remember that international relations are based on hard nosed assessments of costs and benefits. Israel has an outreach to Pakistan, just like Russia does. Musharraf had to downhill ski when Mullahs went all AoA on him, there was even a bom...

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