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by Gagan
12 Nov 2019 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 938
Views: 159424

Re: Indian Army History Thread

On the 100th anniversary of the Armistice day, 11 Nov 2019 the Guardian had an article on contributions of Indians to WW I. Contributed 1.5 million men. Sum total was greater than all the other colonies together. Some 34K were killed in action. Total casualties are 74K. Wonder how many men did the ...
by Gagan
25 Oct 2019 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3825
Views: 631910

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Paqistani economy going places under Niazi saab. This news from July this year... Honda halts production in Paquistan, Indus (Toyota) to follow https://www.dawn.com/news/1493808/honda-halts-production-in-pakistan-indus-to-follow LAHORE: Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan (HACP) shut down its plant for 10 day...
by Gagan
25 Oct 2019 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Charge a "KC Cess" of $ 21 from all Paxistanis coming into india. The number of Paxistanis coming to India > The number of Sikh Pilgrims wanting to visit Kartarpur. GoI can pay for the pilgrims with a varying quota, depending on how much is earned from the Paxistanis - More during Gurupara...
by Gagan
25 Oct 2019 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

It is a risk only if the Govt Hierarchy is sleeping or has malicious intent as we've seen in the past. In the past there are whispers that even terrorists have been protected and provided political power, or even worse. Intel agencies will keep doing their work like clockwork and updating the powers...
by Gagan
18 Oct 2019 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3825
Views: 631910

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Paquistan's FATF greylist is quite an ideal situation as far as India is concerned 1. It is like liquid oxygen. The liquid won't let them live, the oxygen won't let them die. Plus the sword of the Black List always hangs on their head or on their musharraf (which ever way one wants to look at this) ...
by Gagan
18 Oct 2019 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3825
Views: 631910

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Paqistan can take tons of measures to come out of the FATF blacklist, its easy to do. But the main question is, is their Fauj willing to do it? The answer is a big NO The Paq Fauj will not give up the stranglehold on that country Until this stranglehold is there, Paqistan will go from bad to worse, ...
by Gagan
18 Oct 2019 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83812

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

I heard amitshahji interview with Arnab G: when he said it is too late for mediation. No offense to Shri Shri's efforts or last minute drama. Here is Sadhguru's weighed comments [youtube] https://youtu.be/GXvXptJYse8 [/youtube] Kaivalya ji When you post youtube links only post the "GXvXptJYse8...
by Gagan
10 Oct 2019 18:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157217

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The SoKo's sub program is worth looking at. Heavy German Influence, TOT was obtained. Their KSS-1 subs were the HDW T209 (Chang Bo-Go class) subs. They built 9 of these, exported a few as well. (The same ones Rajiv Gandhi bought, then cancelled after 4 boats) Their KSS-2 subs are the AIP equipped Ty...
by Gagan
10 Oct 2019 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157217

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Perhaps what the N subs lack comes from Russia.
India probably wants foreign collaboration to outright import those components that domestic industry does not yet make.
They will get a western partner to fill in the gaps
by Gagan
10 Oct 2019 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157217

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

I wonder why the IN + DRDO + a Foreign partner (preferably a western one), don't collaborate to make an Indiginous sub? I had posted pics of a DRDO VLS equipped double hulled conventional sub design that India was working on. One wonders, that if India is building Nuke subs, now going on to SSBN, wh...
by Gagan
09 Oct 2019 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

If Jernail Bajwa-al-Qadiani is success-fool in Couping Niazi saab, then he will go down in history as the COAS who has Couped not one, but two sitting PMs

Will the Pakjabis allow someone who is a Qadiani, this honour hain ji?
by Gagan
09 Oct 2019 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

From Scientist Hafiz's twitter handle
If "Coup" had a face
Image
by Gagan
21 Sep 2019 05:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Probably OT for this thread, but this is what the NASA Mars missions did for balloon landing on Mars.
Multiple variations of this are possible, and there is no limit to what a space agency is comfortable with.


by Gagan
21 Sep 2019 04:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1462
Views: 418295

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

A kind request to all members here, I didn't make that rule about VVIP not being able to fly on single engined aircraft. I think it is an SPG rule. I remember an incident when President RV was on a boat ride from ?Port Blair to some island in the Andamans, and he was terribly sea sick, AND requested...
by Gagan
21 Sep 2019 04:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1462
Views: 418295

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

They flew with an LDP (and associated asymmetry) to near supersonic speed and an elderly person did not even realize. That is a very good plane. Simplicity has its virtues. Very good point. Need to see if they fly with LDP when they are flying VIPs so they can see live pics on their monitor. Probab...
by Gagan
21 Sep 2019 04:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

pankajs wrote:Some reality check but not enough ...


24 hours a day CAP :shock: Eff Solah main petrol Hilali ka baap bharega na
by Gagan
18 Sep 2019 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

No way ISRO is going to put up 32 cm resolution images to the public domain
Images will be downgraded, such that public won't be able to see very fine details.

But should be enough to keep us busy till the next launch
by Gagan
18 Sep 2019 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1462
Views: 418295

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

PM might not be able to fly the LCA, as there is a GOI rule about VVIPs not being able to fly on single engined aircraft / helos
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

ISRO can release more detailed telemetery data and timelines in its website if it is OK with the powers that be. What happened to the lander? We know that the Moon's environment is super hostile. Did that environment have a role to play in the lander's failure? Did one of the 800KN engines under per...
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

A word about the TV transmission of ISRO launches and possible measures to improve it. I have repeated some things ad-nauseam multiple times in the past. 1. Doordarshan as an socialist era TV broadcaster is poorly motivated to do 21st century transmission. Period. 2. A high quality transmission will...
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 20:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Indranil wrote:There were smaller 25 N engines too.

50 N engines, multiple ones for attitude correction, yaw-pitch correction
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 03:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

DD interview with Dr K Sivan
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 03:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

TFWIW:
What we know about India's failed lunar landing:
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 01:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Weren't the Apollo Landers beaming back live movies back to earth no? The whole of the US was watching Neil Armstrong land on the moon on their version of Doordarshan, LIVE. ISRO doesn't deploy enough bandwidth to beaming back a live stream for its rocket launches even. Time they really upped their ...
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 01:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Hmmm
One wonders what happens when those AK-47 bullets come back to their perigee...
Any abduls there will meet their 72
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 01:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 962
Views: 259274

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

This Shahid Latif is an out and out Jihadi Afsar
One wonders if he was involved in lifting Atta's Tatta while the ISI was training him for 9/11
by Gagan
08 Sep 2019 00:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Maybe they can fire the rockets to straighten and stand it up!
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 23:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Guys is this confirmed?

https://twitter.com/vasudevan49/status/ ... 3610146816
Vasudevan Iyengar wrote:Latest update:
Lander found 500m away from the actual landing spot. But almost upside down. Seen from OHRC image and it is intact!
Trying to send commands from Bangalore control center...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

No Pallav Bagla needs to pay for his arrogance He should be shadow banned by ISRO and GoI for an extended period Even when he was "doing so much for Indian science" he was slyly asking single digit IQ marxist type questions, like how do you justify a space program when India is so poor, an...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Where does Coup-ta say it?
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 22:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419322

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Hain ji, if Pakistan starts to behave, not just the kashmir valley, but the entire region would be peaceful Imagine - there won't be a Af-Pak problem, no Taliban, No AQIS, no JEM/LET/Hizb. There would'nt be any D company If there were no Pakistan, there would be eternal peace. This in the interest o...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

By now they probably have pictures of the impact point with the dust cloud there.
Wonder if this was CFIT situation, where Vikram ran into a hillock !
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 22:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Orbiter main Camera has a 30 cm resolution. Vikram has a 2 m diameter. They should be able to spot it. If Vikram ran into a small hillock, then it could damage and roll down the slope of the hillock, damaging its antenna But one thruster failed / performed suboptimally, and software caused the other...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4347
Views: 732088

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Khalsa wrote:
Gagan wrote:Khardung La?


Yes and the second part is flying back to Leg. The Descent.

I've found it.
This is Pullu town, it is north of the pass, and they fly back further north towards Khardung village onwards to Thoise.
This is north of Khardung La pass headed to Thoise.
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 21:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

I think ISRO should do a Vikram-R or 2 with a rover as a stand alone mission than expediting Chandrayan-3 Mission. since we already have orbiter around the moon and which is expected to be there for 7 years. We should modify Vikram and the rover based on the data received and may be add a Radioisot...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4347
Views: 732088

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indranil wrote:Look at the cockpit video of LUH at hot and high conditions. It is still so agile.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1169541193048281089

Khardung La?
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4347
Views: 732088

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Chinese will do some drama at the LAC, to show their solidarity with the Pakistanis. They will do aggressive patrols in the areas jointly patrolled by India and China, but we know this already. There will be some sound, but no real substance. But 100%, there won't be a single bullet fired across the...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

mmasand wrote:ANI reporting with images of 'civilians' protesting within 150 metres of the LC. Army fired warning shots to keep them at bay.

It must be a mix of Jihadis and Pak Faujis, as well.
Or the Pak faujis are hiding behind the hill and are forcing these folks to approach the LoC
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

There are so many possibilities here 1. Radiation accident at the N plant site. 2. The Mard-e-momeen polk flied lice supplier, put extra spices and some poison into the polk, so cheenis got sick. My question is why only the Chinese got sick per the report hain ji? No purelander got sick hain ji? Mac...
by Gagan
07 Sep 2019 18:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Something is fishy with the Dengue story Why is the IAEA the nodal agency investigating such outbreaks of TseTse fly and Dengue mosquitoes? There is research that shows that mosquitoes get more malignant when exposed to radioactivity, such as near N plant construction sites. Those Chinese engineers ...

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