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by jmaxwell
26 Sep 2009 09:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 887970

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

http://www.amconmag.com/article/2009/nov/01/00006/

Interesting article on how Pakistan buys information from the US
by jmaxwell
21 May 2009 09:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 13274

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Good. Total successes always worry me. They will have to test again after analysis. :lol:; perhaps only Anujan can compare with your art for drenching posts with sarcasm. To the rest of you: So TOIlet and an unknown entity SackBalls, post an unverified, unsubstantiated and statistically bogus artic...
by jmaxwell
12 May 2009 07:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 141826

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

I am sure this has been posted before: The Chinese nuclear tests, 1964–1996 In 1982 China's premier Deng Xiaoping began the transfer of nuclear weapons technology to Pakistan and, in time, to other third world countries. Those transfers included blueprints for the ultrasimple CHIC-4 design using hig...
by jmaxwell
30 Apr 2009 13:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 11290

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Covering a range of 70 km, the new missile will extend the 60km range of the vertically launched Barak 8 shipborne missile (also known as Barak NG) currently being developed for the Indian and Israeli Navies... I am sure other than range extension there will be a requirement for some changes to the...
by jmaxwell
27 Apr 2009 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2144
Views: 319588

Re: Military Multimedia Content

"The MH-60L DAP and the AH-6M Little Bird bring hell down on the insurgency"

by jmaxwell
27 Apr 2009 07:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2144
Views: 319588

Re: Military Multimedia Content

"The U.S. Army's version of the Navy's CIWS Phalanx anti-missile system is called the "Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System" (LPWS). It is a type of "C-RAM" (counter-rockets, artillery and mortars) defensive weapon. Whereas naval Phalanx systems fire depleted uranium or (more re...
by jmaxwell
26 Apr 2009 05:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 222292

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

...It will be some sight to see an F-16 fire an R-27 ! :rotfl: however far-fetched and foolish this statement may sound. And now flip that picture. Imagine AIMs, AMRAAMs and JSOWs being mated to the MKI :twisted:. Perhaps the MRCA is the very door we need to amreeki weapons and in large quantities....
by jmaxwell
24 Apr 2009 16:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 222292

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

... I had a question. The Mig-35 may very well have the best aerodynamics of the lot, and it needs that to be successful in its primary role ... that of an air-superiority fighter. But does the IAF really need another one of those? Don't the MKI, Mig-29s and Mirage-2000s (latter 2 after upgrade) ta...
by jmaxwell
24 Apr 2009 16:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 718372

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

DRDO is trying to match Mtu k-893 series of engines which can produce around 2000-2500hp in useful configurations though for tank use are derated to 1500hp. So if we are producing only 1300hp on test stands then we long way off. This is the most powerful engine I find on MTU's glossy brochures: Twe...
by jmaxwell
24 Apr 2009 12:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 11290

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Scans from Vayu - http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/9868/brahmosa1.th.jpg http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/1668/brahmosa2.th.jpg From the article: The Brahmos may have turned out to be an even more deadly ASCM if the Indian software designers had by now matured the already formidable guidance system...
by jmaxwell
23 Apr 2009 03:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 519
Views: 26348

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Firstly, hearty congrats to ISRO !! There is something interesting about the timelines though. If indeed the order was placed for TecSAR after 26/11, the entire process from order placement to launch has been an incredibly short 5 months!! Is it really possible to build, test and launch satellites ...
by jmaxwell
22 Apr 2009 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 32173

Re: International Military Discussion

Israel wants to buy U.S. missile defense system Per the article, Israel is looking for a multi tier defense shield: * Iron Dome (Israel) - laser-based anti rocket system in development * Vulcan-Phalanx (US) - looks like the C-RAM role is being sought for purchase * Magic Wand (US & Israel) - fo...
by jmaxwell
20 Apr 2009 23:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 562
Views: 11225

Re: International nuclear watch & discussion

Came across this on Digg and thought some of you might find it interesting. The chanakiyan foresight by the fathers of our nuclear program is indirectly evident in the bolded text below. I was actually just writing a paper about nuclear power and peak uranium. Current nuclear reactors only use U-235...
by jmaxwell
15 Apr 2009 13:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 11290

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

I wonder why India needs to issue a press statement for every defence related tests that it does. Being the responsible democracy that we are, I am sure this is to notify our WARm neighbors not to pucker their butt cheeks (especially the already puckered up TFTA junta) when we press the red button....
by jmaxwell
24 Feb 2009 04:18
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2009
Replies: 1181
Views: 279984

Re: Aero India 2009

Some Updates http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/media/34680-2/LCA_3.jpg http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/media/34683-2/LCA__.jpg http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/media/34677-2/LCA_1.jpg Jesus, what a sexy warbird! Many thanks for the pictures and info, all
by jmaxwell
15 Feb 2009 08:25
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2009
Replies: 1181
Views: 279984

Re: Aero India 2009

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_o_no4M2xEPY/SZPPqMumrZI/AAAAAAAAF7s/Dg5Ogma7WnE/s320/DSC01656-720658.JPG Even the Garuds have tavors now? Am hoping and praying to bump into some Garuds during the AI visit!!! Awesome pic! Love the sharp "look". I hate seeing our men in uniform carrying around ha...
by jmaxwell
02 Dec 2008 13:53
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 117177

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

Some interesting articles on the Mumbai terror incident: http://counterterrorismblog.org/2008/12/the_importance_of_the_dawood_i.php Also heard an israeli expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the John and Ken show (KFI, AM640) - he made many interesting points on why there is no doubt that this is the h...
by jmaxwell
01 Dec 2008 19:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 32173

Re: International Military Discussion

From digg:

Navy retires 40yr old "secret" sub -
http://www.navytimes.com/news/2008/11/n ... s_113008w/

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by jmaxwell
01 Dec 2008 09:36
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 117177

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

just saw interview with Sara Snider on CNN -- "hurr durr, how come these incompetent yindoos allowed us reporters to be in danger? bullets and explosions were everywhere and these inept ppl didn't even know how to put a yellow tape. they told us so many times that the ops were over but we would...
by jmaxwell
30 Nov 2008 23:13
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 149925

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

Some sentiments from another site: ahhhhhhh.....Thanksgiving weekend and Americans are safe in their homes. Thank you Mr. Bush!! ► Elsewhere in the world the "Religion of Peace" is hard at work. ► Elsewhere in the world the Islamofascists are blowing up buildings. ► Elsewhere in the world ...
by jmaxwell
30 Nov 2008 13:23
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 117177

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

Mort Walker wrote:Remember PC is the fellow who refused to take the oath of office with a Gita under his hand claiming it was non-secular. I wouldn't place too much hope in him.

a non sequitur if i ever saw one
by jmaxwell
30 Nov 2008 12:01
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 117177

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

Rahul i agree with you, an implosion of Pakistan serves India's interests, at least that way the extremists will be fighting themselves and leave India alone. India should do what it can to divide pakistan and ensure that the entity once known as Pakistan no longer exists and becomes Baluchistan, P...
by jmaxwell
30 Nov 2008 11:20
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 117177

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

i concur with amar_ i think the whole free kashmir thing has nothing to do with the mooji brotherhood. it has to do with control of the rivers. if india decides to dam and redivert the river flow; porkis get royally screwed. on the other hand i gauarantee that if j&k goes to pakistan; whats left...
by jmaxwell
30 Nov 2008 09:34
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 117177

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

i think the agnis and prithvis that we have would keep pak and china away from carrying out full fledged wars. you are kidding right? never did i envision a day where a speech from Bush would sweep me off my feet. His words on Indian resilience were more reassuring than anything the entire babudom ...
by jmaxwell
28 Nov 2008 04:15
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 108855

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

CNN keeps flashing something about multiple indian military casualties. can anyone confirm this from any other source?
by jmaxwell
28 Nov 2008 03:36
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 108855

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

Are there any other newsmedia using the term "Mothership"? Heard it on CNN and was wondering if they picked it up from BR !
by jmaxwell
28 Nov 2008 03:20
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 108855

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

hussain haqqani getting owned by CNN anchor

He was asked "Are there groups operating in pakistan attacking india?". He answers that there are many militant groups operating in the world. She cuts him off and repeats the question. He answers "well pakinstan is part of the world"
by jmaxwell
28 Nov 2008 03:14
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 108855

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

shyamd, any captions that go along with the pictures you have posted?

for instance the 2nd last picture in the set shows a guy on the ground with a gun on his hip.

also, the round the clock coverage in the US of these attacks is incredible. its almost as if bombay has become the 51st state.
by jmaxwell
27 Nov 2008 10:58
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 86332

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

Saw Uday Bhaskar's interview on CNN - very nice; appeared honest and yet made the right connotations of Paki involvement. And that Mallika chick is doing a fairly decent job with the coverage too.
by jmaxwell
27 Nov 2008 06:50
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 86332

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

Why is the US media giving a non-stop coverage on these attacks. Because there is money to be made. As long as they keep the focus on "terrorism"; any incident where US lives are being jeopardized; people are going to tune in. The shock-and-awe moments are being capitalized on, in an unpr...
by jmaxwell
27 Nov 2008 05:26
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 86332

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

I hate to bring it up at a time like this but Indian journalists really need some coaching on how to talk on television. I haven't heard a single broadcast where every other word hasn't been an "uh" especially from the reporters on the scene. It really is very distracting and annoying.
by jmaxwell
27 Nov 2008 00:11
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 86332

Re: Firing/Attack in Mumbai

Yet another failure of the intelligence and law enforcement agencies. I don't understand how the heads of these departments don't resign after a failure of such magnitude; which seems to be rather commonplace. But this time its the rich folks getting pasted. I hope they have the power to force the g...
by jmaxwell
02 Aug 2008 12:48
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Suicide Attack on Indian Embassy in Kabul
Replies: 383
Views: 32117

Re: Suicide Attack on Indian Embassy in Kabul

Well well well, looks like CNN is attacking Pakistan, accusing them of planning the Kabul attacks with Taliban:
Pakistan denies bomb claim
Pakistan army rejects report
Possible Pakistani involvement
Pakistan denies Taliban Help
by jmaxwell
27 Jul 2008 04:37
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Blasts in Ahmedabad
Replies: 743
Views: 44879

Re: Blasts in Ahmedabad

So far we have accused:
- TSP/ISI
- SIMI/BD
- CPI(M)
- Chinese
- Naxalites
- Indian Muslims

For a second there I thought I was reading a thread on PDF


May the souls of the victims attain moksha
by jmaxwell
18 Jul 2008 01:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2144
Views: 319588

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Onion news network reporting on the India-Pakistan conflict:

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/v ... n_standoff

Even the gorahs are clamoring for war
by jmaxwell
17 Jul 2008 00:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2144
Views: 319588

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Pilot Training in a centrifuge:

http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/5605/

I luv the desi guy; gives up even before it gets to 2G's but the desi gal kicks their collective butt :)
by jmaxwell
09 May 2008 16:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 887970

Pakistan recently got delivered with 12nos of Turkish PANTER 155mm 52cal at it Naushera based artillery school. So it got head start on India in artillery mordernisation. positive news for india. should trigger a state change in babujis from inaction to remunerative action :roll: . the deal might s...
by jmaxwell
09 May 2008 15:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Long range Agni missile & test launch :Part-1
Replies: 283
Views: 58806

Arun_S, my thanx to your BR missile page and insightful comments (with Nostradamus like prophecies) is long overdue. So thanx!
by jmaxwell
06 May 2008 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Magazine and Media Watch/Review
Replies: 287
Views: 78108

not sure if this is the right place but saw a wonderful interview with P. Chidambaram here:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=7zmzw5WV-RA

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