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by Anujan
01 Mar 2021 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1359076

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

No country can give iron clad assurances on how its exports would be used. This is because (a) If they enforce their assurances, they face a loss of weapons export market. LockMart will lose F16 contracts around the world, because countries will be suspicious about restrictions on how they'd be used...
by Anujan
01 Mar 2021 06:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Gen Bandicoot

Image

Seems to be on his way out.

Or maybe it is all a drama to get Canadian Visa
by Anujan
28 Feb 2021 04:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3434
Views: 877694

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Article based on the RFI http://www.spsnavalforces.com/ebook/46042015.pdf Range and Speed The range of the ship should not be less than 2,800 nautical miles (about 5,185 km) at sustained economical speed and 1,000 nautical miles (1,852 km) at maximum speed. The maximum speed of the ship should not b...
by Anujan
28 Feb 2021 02:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3535
Views: 723392

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

Still not a good idea to discuss US politics in this thread. BTW Pak releasing the video of Abhinandan shows some resistance to the ceasefire in the Pak military. For all, we know they will be like that scorpion and the duck and break the agreement. YashG, Please use the strat forum where there are...
by Anujan
27 Feb 2021 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I read the puff piece. Let me summarize it for you 1) Pakistan's foreign policy and economy has failed. They are in a debt trap* 2) US should give pakistan lots of money. In return pakistan can allow us companies to operate (why? Massa companies can have better manufacturing, back office and markets...
by Anujan
26 Feb 2021 09:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

There is no way that bakistan is going to be a part of quad. Forget about US, china will have a field day with bakis the day they come out with the statement that they want to be a part of the quad. Doesnt "Quad" mean four? US-Australia-Japan-India? How is it Quad if Pakistan also joins, ...
by Anujan
26 Feb 2021 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

They probably want a "package deal" The ceasefire in the border was probably agreed to, in return for not pushing in infiltrators and keeping a leash on jihadis. This probably will be used to get out of FATF. Two gravy trains are coming to a halt. Massa seems tired of Afghanistan and is no...
by Anujan
25 Feb 2021 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283698

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

^^^
Some tidbits

Apparently that tank prototype was driven and evaluated for 7400km!!
by Anujan
24 Feb 2021 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 5397

Re: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021

Rakesh wrote:Please check out the first post of this thread, to see renders of the IMRH. You will not be disappointed.



Looks very TFTA

The engine inlet seems to have been moved when comparing the mockup to the latest design.

Used to be in the front, like Mil Mi-17, has been moved to the side like the Dhruv.
by Anujan
24 Feb 2021 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Anyone following Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman saga? Fellow is chairman of the Jang group, founded Geo, which the Army hates (I think because it is close to Badmash?). Was arrested on random charges, Paper was banned at various times, TV was banned at various times and so on and so forth. Najam Sethi and Ham...
by Anujan
23 Feb 2021 04:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3535
Views: 723392

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

Either that or Eleven finds some other heads to roll "They disobeyed leadership command guidance"

On the concerning side, they might still try to salvage image by trying to gain in other sectors.
by Anujan
19 Feb 2021 01:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346450

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

In which case, it is better to retire MK 1 early and settle on Mk 2, Orca and AMCA
by Anujan
18 Feb 2021 21:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3535
Views: 723392

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

https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/1361578372967501824?s=20 ---> As I reported last night, the disengagement from the north and south banks of Pangong Tso is on. These exclusive pictures shared by the Indian Army say it all: the Chinese dismantling sangars, temporary structures, tanks pulling ...
by Anujan
17 Feb 2021 03:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283698

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Yes, 114 Namicas will be ordered after GoI approves import of 1000 Armatas. Frustrating thing is that even massa is going the way of vehicle mounted long ranged anti-tank missiles for their versatility and transportability. We already have a solution in Namica! Someone should export massa stuff to ...
by Anujan
16 Feb 2021 02:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380752

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

DDR interview with Baba Kalyani http://delhidefencereview.com/2021/02/14/rd-activity-increases-when-there-is-a-business-model-to-create-new-products-baba-kalyani/ Goes into seekers, composites, Jet engines, Defence R&D etc etc... DDR: Speaking about the ATAGS, can we expect to see orders for it ...
by Anujan
15 Feb 2021 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283698

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

As I understand it, we field 2400 T72 which would need to be replaced at some point. Hopefully people will see the writing on the wall vis-a-vis imports.

It'll be great if we can develop a tank that is networked with uavs, attack helos and missile carriers like NAMICA.
by Anujan
15 Feb 2021 11:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283698

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

What are the envisioned differences between mk1a and mk2
by Anujan
15 Feb 2021 06:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 555
Views: 129894

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Interesting book review https://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2020.33 From Temples to Turbines – An Adventure in Two Worlds V. S. Arunachalam Arunachalam recalls how the Soviet Union was unhappy over India’s LCA plans prompting their defence minister Dmitry Ustinov to mock that...
by Anujan
05 Feb 2021 05:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/1604854/fm-qureshi-calls-first-batch-of-vaccines-from-beijing-practical-proof-of-pak-china-friendship Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that the arrival of the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from Beijing was "practical proof" of the Pak-China...
by Anujan
05 Feb 2021 05:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/1604854/fm-qureshi-calls-first-batch-of-vaccines-from-beijing-practical-proof-of-pak-china-friendship Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that the arrival of the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from Beijing was "practical proof" of the Pak-China...
by Anujan
01 Feb 2021 06:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2392
Views: 383279

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/iaf-will-focus-on-rs-1-3-lakh-crore-deal-for-114-fighter-jets/articleshow/80612885.cms With the deal for 83 LCA Tejas Mark 1A aircraft set to be signed during upcoming Aero India, the Indian Air Force is now looking to focus on the multirole fighter aircraft...
by Anujan
02 Jan 2021 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1508
Views: 472457

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

I've seen these "hinges" just where canopy is attached to fuselage and wondered what they were. Someone on Twitter got a close up shot of JF-17B This can't be true, right? JF-17 canopy opens likes this What made them use Hinges on JF-17B? Rafale canopy also opens to the side (pictures of ...
by Anujan
30 Nov 2020 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3767
Views: 741483

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Typical yearly OIC fare.

Also the supreme leader in Iran gives fiery sermons about it and India is supposed to be Iran's ally!
by Anujan
13 Nov 2020 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3535
Views: 723392

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

Could also be domestic Bajwa had to downhill ski after arresting Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law. Apparently those rangers and ISI goons were "removed" (given big plots in Punjab and resettled with a big pension). First time Army has downhill ski-ed after picking up a fight with politicians. The...
by Anujan
03 Nov 2020 07:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Didn't Dimran complain that the french were unfairly overreacting to a few beheadings ?
by Anujan
28 Oct 2020 09:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2455
Views: 624468

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan should teach a lesson to Saudis and should demand that Saudis give them money only in 100 Riyal notes.
by Anujan
16 Oct 2020 22:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4233
Views: 1235283

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: 4233
Views: 1235283

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: 5270
Views: 1134538

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: 4233
Views: 1235283

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: 4389
Views: 353403

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: 3535
Views: 723392

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: 3535
Views: 723392

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: 3012
Views: 575421

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: 3535
Views: 723392

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: 3535
Views: 723392

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4649
Views: 1113097

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: 5270
Views: 1134538

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

A civilian version will have a big market in India I think. Is one planned?

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