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by chetak
21 Sep 2018 00:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3268
Views: 297186

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

Looks like HAL's Suvarna Raju has muddied the waters on Rafale and net result is the waters have fallen on HAL itself under his leadership. Why did he do that? very easy to be a tiger when you have no skin in the game. HAL has captive customers and a works with a "cost plus X%" contract. ...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

isn't he saying exactly the paki awam is saying?? :mrgreen: Chetak-ji: If the "product" ( Pakiland- And the Paki Kirket Team as well ) is "bad", no amount of p.r. giri is going to change that :mrgreen: Not talking of PR, saar. It is that very familiar feeling for the paki awam o...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 23:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1089
Views: 102977

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China is looking desperate in its trade war with the United States. It is a battle that the US will win and big time. Wall Street is betting on US winning this war and is in fact enthusiastic about taking the trade battle to the "enemy". ------------------- China Pressures Wall Street To ...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Falijee wrote:Pakistani coach Mickey Arthur lashes out at players over poor performance against India

Sept 20, 2018

Public criticism may cost him his job !


isn't he saying exactly the paki awam is saying?? :mrgreen:
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Saudi Arabia has become the third member of CPEC: Fawad Chaudhry Saudi Arabia will be the third member of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday. He said that Saudi Arabia is the first country that Pakistan has invited to become a third ...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 17:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1116
Views: 165112

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

In-A-Jam Solution How game changed, calling for new plan In-A-Jam Solution How game changed, calling for new plan VAIJU NARAVANE, 27 APRIL 2015 In-A-Jam Solution Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to France was not entirely negative for sure. But many are looking at the two major deals announced—...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

India Accedes To Paki Request For Talks :cry: FM Shah Mehmood to meet Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on sidelines of UNGA Sept 20, 2018 Best thing to do. tell queereshi to his face to stop sending terrorists across the border and make the climate conducive for talks. Should take a decade or so fo...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

^^^^^^^

The coy expression on the beardo's face seems to suggest that the cheeni has just made an indecent proposal and the beardo is not averse to it.
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

So, this is the elephant in the room. "They can explore the way forward, especially the holding of the SAARC Council of Ministers followed by the SAARC Summit in Islamabad. The summit will offer an opportunity for you to visit Pakistan and for us to re-start the stalled dialogue process." ...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1116
Views: 165112

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Anand Ranganathan Verified account @ARanganathan72 n/n To end, these tweets are not a put-down of HAL. Whatever the French or the Americans may say of it, I am PROUD of HAL. It has achieved a lot, given defence tech is seldom shared. I am no expert - purpose was to try & understand a little mor...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1116
Views: 165112

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Anand Ranganathan Verified account @ARanganathan72 4h4 hours ago 4/n A 2013 report: Dassault REFUSED to take responsibility for HAL-built Rafale jets, insisted on signing separate contracts. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/north/story/rafale-jets-hal-hindustan-aeronautics-limited-iaf-dassault-aviat...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1116
Views: 165112

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Anand Ranganathan Verified account @ARanganathan72 3h3 hours ago 2/n This 2015 article by @VishnuNDTV further highlights the possible technical inadequacies of HAL for building Rafale jets. Perhaps @Iyervval could throw more light on this. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/ndtv-com-exclusive-the-stic...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1116
Views: 165112

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

x posted from the PSU thread The amerikis and the french not wanting to "risk" partnering with HAL also ensured that tens of thousands of aviation jobs would be retained in their own respective countries to benefit their own workers and economies. Anand Ranganathan Verified account @ARanga...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1116
Views: 165112

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

X posted from the PSU thread Difficult to find a customer who agrees with what T Suvarna Raju says. If what he says is true, then why did the current incumbent not open his mouth?? In the end, its all down to "woulda coulda shoulda", and not what he did when he was actually in the chair. H...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3268
Views: 297186

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

The amerikis and the french not wanting to "risk" partnering with HAL also ensured that tens of thousands of aviation jobs would be retained in their own respective countries to benefit their own workers and economies. Anand Ranganathan Verified account @ARanganathan72 3h3 hours ago On the...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3268
Views: 297186

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

Difficult to find a customer who agrees with what T Suvarna Raju says. If what he says is true, then why did the current incumbent not open his mouth?? In the end, its all down to "woulda coulda shoulda", and not what he did when he was actually in the chair. HAL could have built Rafale je...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 13:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2178
Views: 264206

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

India excludes Huawei and ZTE from 5G trials By Jung Min-ho India excludes Huawei and ZTE from 5G trials. India has excluded Huawei and ZTE from participating in trials to speed up 5G technology in the country amid security concerns surrounding the Chinese telecoms equipment providers. Local media ...
by chetak
20 Sep 2018 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3019
Views: 331296

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Sirji, would you please post the name of the book?? Chetakji maharaj, here is the book info. If you find it in pdf format in net (or any other format in USA) i would love to read it again ! Gulhati, Niranjan D., The Indus Waters Treaty: An Exercise in International Mediation, Allied Publishers: Bom...
by chetak
19 Sep 2018 17:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 1977
Views: 105303

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

x posted from the neutering china thread Exit SAARC, enter BIMSTEC Exit SAARC, enter BIMSTEC Imran will turn on the charm to convince Modi, or at least Sushma, to attend a SAARC summit in Pakistan. Neither should and neither will. 17th September 2018 By Minhaz Merchant Early mornings in the three-bu...
by chetak
19 Sep 2018 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2178
Views: 264206

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

Exit SAARC, enter BIMSTEC Exit SAARC, enter BIMSTEC Imran will turn on the charm to convince Modi, or at least Sushma, to attend a SAARC summit in Pakistan. Neither should and neither will. 17th September 2018 By Minhaz Merchant Early mornings in the three-bungalow complex at Lok Kalyan Marg, which...
by chetak
19 Sep 2018 15:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2006
Views: 230824

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

6. Sorry. The US Americans are Naive . The Terroristanis have "Something" on the USA! In the end there are good chances the USA will try to bailout Terrorististan. However, IMHO China will try its best to having "Overall Control" most probably as "Pakziang" Cheers http...
by chetak
19 Sep 2018 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3019
Views: 331296

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Long back I read a book written by India's chief negotiator for this treaty. He goes in a lot of detail about how all this was calculated. Lot of world leaders including US president were directly involved in mediating and making sure a deal is reached. In the end they ended up paying most of the c...
by chetak
18 Sep 2018 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2178
Views: 264206

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

Nepal’s decision on BIMSTEC drill does not signal pro-China stance: official source - Atul Aneja, The Hindu Wow! Nepal is firmly under Chin control! This, discreetly offered to the Chindu, is rubbing massive amounts of salt on the festering India-Nepal relations. Two plus one model may be what Chin...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 14:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 900
Views: 110589

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Rajapakse interview in the Sunday Guardian https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/will-change-99-year-lease-china-hambantota-rajapaksa Q: The feasibility study showed that the second port in Sri Lanka might not be such a good idea. A: No it is wrong that the second port in Sri Lanka may not be a g...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 13:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3945
Views: 299888

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://youtu.be/-oCFfnDwJiY


Surrendered Naxal Pahad Singh names Arun Ferreira, the 'activist' arrested


by chetak
17 Sep 2018 13:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2055
Views: 314249

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

How do states get the Oil. Is there any fixed quote or do the Oil companies decide how much each state will get ? What stop s a state to slash tax on oil meant for internal consumption and sell to other states at a higher tax rate. e.g: 15% for state and 20% for out of state sale like they do for m...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

@brar_w

long time no see.

glad that you are back :)
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 1145
Views: 107308

Re: Understanding the US- Again

The US deep state is back with its rabid evergreen agenda and its palpably hypocritical, duplicitous and dishonest moralizing about "religious freedom" bullshit. ...... More importantly, the report is a relic of the establishment that still occupies most corridors of power in the US despi...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 1145
Views: 107308

Re: Understanding the US- Again

The US deep state is back with its rabid evergreen agenda and its palpably hypocritical, duplicitous and dishonest moralizing about "religious freedom" bullshit. US report blaming Hindutva for ‘rising intolerance’ is disingenuous, biased and motivated US report blaming Hindutva for ‘rising...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 01:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

The hans are adept at knocking off cheap copies of a system. They have had decades of reverse engineering expertise under their belt. That does not necessarily translate to quality or even high efficiency. If the rafale goes through, then the F-35 is out. No one would be so foolish to induct so man...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

S-400 is more of political hot potato for congress and USG , US does not want Turkey to buy S-400 under the guise of interppibility with NATO so it’s trying to force all US friends too not buy S-400 , SAM is just a defensive weapon we have far greater offensive system bought or under deal with Russ...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 00:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Its China's Smith and Wesson at the moment, though a better comparison might be with some sort of shield. At the moment, we've got nothing that we can pit against the Chinese ADGE with even the efficacy of the Rafale being questionable in a penetrative role. . Who does? There is no guarantee that e...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 00:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

The S-400 is India's Smith and Wesson. Its China's Smith and Wesson at the moment, though a better comparison might be with some sort of shield. At the moment, we've got nothing that we can pit against the Chinese ADGE with even the efficacy of the Rafale being questionable in a penetrative role. T...
by chetak
17 Sep 2018 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

S-400 is more of political hot potato for congress and USG , US does not want Turkey to buy S-400 under the guise of interppibility with NATO so it’s trying to force all US friends too not buy S-400 , SAM is just a defensive weapon we have far greater offensive system bought or under deal with Russ...
by chetak
16 Sep 2018 19:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3945
Views: 299888

Re: Internal Security Watch

Should not the aadhar data base have a record of the IP address from where the two paki gentlemen were registered for aadhar?? We don't even have to go down to the IP address level to figure out who provided them with Aadhaar cards. When a person enrols for Aadhar, the agency/operator/kiosk's data ...
by chetak
16 Sep 2018 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 900
Views: 110589

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

It is a fantasy that Pakistan and Sri Lanka and the like as so naive and innocent nations who are so easily taken in by the chinis. They are getting money and infrastructure that they may or may pay back. Chinis needs to use excess capacity tp kerp jobs so if one of the turd worlders default it bec...
by chetak
16 Sep 2018 15:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 442
Views: 31261

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

At this point, S-400 has become an ego issue. If we don't buy it now, ties with Russia will be damaged beyond repair. This buy has morphed into as much a diplomatic decision as it is a strategic one. If India backs down now, it will send a message across as India not being reliable. After that, we ...
by chetak
16 Sep 2018 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 900
Views: 110589

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Neshant..nations are not dumb and nobody got conned..the Pak Fauj / Netas got their money / bribes..country be dammed. Its same story everywhere..the netas get bribed...they sign up to stupid projects ... and then .. Aren't the citizens of the affected "nations" ultimately paying the pric...

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