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by chetak
19 Jun 2018 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4239
Views: 684066

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Who stopped them from building/acquiring the test bed(s)??. The services have their own testbeds and sometimes more than just one, just like the aero engine PSUs/divisions do. I simply refuse to believe that GTRE can function/has functioned without a test bed. This is a fundamental requirement that...
by chetak
19 Jun 2018 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4239
Views: 684066

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

We will never be able to build a world class jet engine without a dedicated engine testbed for GTRE. If we had been even mildly serious about the need for an indigenous engine such glaring shortcomings would have been fixed a long time ago. Who stopped them from building/acquiring the test bed(s)??...
by chetak
19 Jun 2018 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4239
Views: 684066

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Germans lack the hot tech in jet engines neither theybhave much money or programs where they can cover the ground. so its a good barter deal for them both. The germans have the money alright. They just don't see a market big enough or the overpowering need to risk their time and money in a very com...
by chetak
18 Jun 2018 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 715104

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Aditya_V wrote:
chetak wrote:


This news is nearly 2 months old and was discussed on BRF.


Sorry, my ignorance.
by chetak
18 Jun 2018 09:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227441

Re: Indian Roads Thread

In one instance that i know TN lost an opportunity when it came to investing about 4000 cr last year, it would have created atleast 3000 extremely high paying jobs(avg 30L/annum) largely due to policy paralysis while amma was ailing and also due to too many procedural hurdles to make any headway fo...
by chetak
18 Jun 2018 09:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 715104

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Russian TV footage on crash of Indian Navy IL-38 at Zhukovskiy airbase. Front landing gear didn’t deploy. No injuries. Piloted by Russian aircrew.

https://twitter.com/SandeepUnnithan/status/990448836404428800
by chetak
18 Jun 2018 08:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1824
Views: 115556

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Reham Spews More Poison Against The Kaptaan In This New Report :twisted: Disgruntled Reham Khan declares Imran Khan as security risk for Pakistan June 18, 2018 LAHORE – Reham Khan , former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, has declared the PTI chief as a security risk, Dunya ...
by chetak
18 Jun 2018 06:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1360
Views: 165903

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

They seem to have pulled out all stops. US team of experts in Delhi to discuss key military agreement US team of experts in Delhi to discuss key military agreement The US had granted India the status of a ‘Major Defence Partner’ in 2016 but no tangible benefits on military technology front have come...
by chetak
17 Jun 2018 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260887

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/2019-general-elections-congress-bjp-h-d-kumaraswamy-pranab-mukherjee-rss-5220700/ Security abroad The Director of the SPG (Special Protection Group) has brought to the attention of the Secretary, Security, in the Cabinet Secretariat that during most...
by chetak
17 Jun 2018 09:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4365
Views: 301554

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Air Asia CEO may continue to evade CBI summons Air Asia CEO may continue to evade CBI summons Abhinandan Mishra June 16, 2018, AirAsia chief executive officer Tony Fernandes, who has been named in a first information report (FIR) filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly indu...
by chetak
17 Jun 2018 09:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 36452

Re: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion

Centre unlikely to introduce National Education Policy soon Centre unlikely to introduce National Education Policy soon Kundan Jha June 16, 2018, ‘The Ministry of Human Resources Development does not want to attract controversy ahead of the 2019 general elections’. The nation will have to wait till...
by chetak
17 Jun 2018 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 715104

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Depends on who was available to go right away. Perhaps they had a team of MARCOS standing by. Apparently, the ship was abandoned, burning and drifting. One MARCOS guy was winched down on to the burning ship to make the initial assessment. One anchor was dropped by these guys and last heard, prepara...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 19:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 715104

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Shouldn't it have been the CG rendering assistance?? Using MARCOS for this seems to be a bit of an overkill. Unless, maybe, there are some other issues?? Indian Navy Team Sent On Board Container Ship On Fire To Stop It From Drifting Towards Sunderbans, Bangladesh Indian Navy Team Sent On Board Conta...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 904
Views: 77903

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

As with other "democratic-dictators" such as pootin or erdogan(du), having free and fare elections is not a guarantee that they will get voted out - the population may actually support them. Putin is OK for russia. If the majority of ruskis are not objecting, I fail to understand exactly ...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 13:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Getting foreign experts to work in one's own country is still possible. This has been seen in various Iraqi, French, Japanese and other National programs. The main two factors are: 1. Political will to develop the technology in- house. 2. Budget set aside to see this through. Japan with Oyashio sub...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 12:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227441

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Kiren Rijiju Verified account @KirenRijiju May 26 This is beautiful road just before reaching Itanagar. My warm greetings to our dynamic Minister Shri @nitin_gadkari ji on his birthday. Let's support to clear land & other issues to fulfil his efforts of "Better roads for better future"...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 12:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260887

Re: Internal Security Watch

Has Tamil Nadu become an independent nation within the sub-continent? Has Tamil Nadu become an independent nation within the sub-continent? VSRC interim report on Thoothukudi riots in Tamil Nadu establishes a clear nexus between the Church and the rioters By Team PGurus - June 16, 2018 VSRC interim...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 11:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3978
Views: 702084

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

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85% of Asia, Half of Europe and 40% of Africa now within the range of India's latest nuclear warhead capable ICBM #Agni5 .
And see how things will expand over the next 10 years.


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by chetak
16 Jun 2018 11:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260887

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://youtu.be/9Mlwe_g3RbQ

Maoists were involved in Sterlite protests. Their posters and banners used in that protest were found in Chattisgarh. It shows "Anti-social elements" had infiltrated Thoothukudi protest. #Rajinikanth's gut instinct was right.

by chetak
16 Jun 2018 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260887

Re: Internal Security Watch

The point to note is that inimical forces like the ltte and it's evil backers are still very active, acting in concert with the commies and naxals as part of the larger BIF. We missed the point of the evil backers of the ltte then and now we miss the existence of the ltte at the subterranean level i...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I would like to differ from that. A British engineer would just be another engineer working for providing family. Properly compensated will absolutely work unless there is any physical or psychological constraint for him. Our problem is we ask Governments to give us their complete existing technolo...
by chetak
16 Jun 2018 08:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links
Replies: 2715
Views: 277358

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links

Please always also give the full you tube link for the video.This video is not playing and it also cannot be tracked with just this info "Y5ZLxe6LnSU" Thanks This video has been removed by the user . Orrya Maqbool got scared and removed the video, No problem, saar. Additionally, would als...
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 19:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

rsingh wrote:RR guy arrested for spying for China.



That's one way to go. :)

It works sometimes and produces good results for the hans.

Now, to find ourselves some cooperative chinese.
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 16:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2627
Views: 248514

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

The UPA government neglected all aspect of Defence procurment and maintenance and same goes for indiginous program like LCA , its only when Parrikar came in the picture that he fixed these and other issues. It was more about Parrikars understanding of the problem and his willingness to fix was the ...
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 14:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1570
Views: 225322

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

If GDP grows fast current account deficit would shoot up too in initial investment phase later exports would catch up to bring it down. This rule of law for billionaire promoters who are loosing their family jwels would put fear of god on rest of them. This would improve discipline instead of reckl...
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 13:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links
Replies: 2715
Views: 277358

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links

Prem wrote:[youtube]Y5ZLxe6LnSU[/youtube


Please always also give the full you tube link for the video.

This video is not playing and it also cannot be tracked with just this info "Y5ZLxe6LnSU"

Thanks
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2066
Views: 314840

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^^^^^^ While some may just be grateful that a thorn has been removed and point to the old adage of never looking a gift horse in the mouth, some CTs often have a kernel of truth in them. Not to speak ill of the dead, of course. Mehbooba mufti has succeeded spectacularly in her mission of spearheadi...
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 904
Views: 77903

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

If we are lucky, we'll get to see a Musharaff type election result - where a staggering 96% voted for him to be President. If you're going to rig an election, at least rig it with believable results. When the slogan for the presidential campaign is "vote for me, or else....", even 96% win...
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 10:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

There was documentary last year showing only 3rd or 4th generation white Brits are hired by RR to work with Core technologies. Whatever the pay, no brit is going to work for you. They and others like them around the world are protecting and will continue to protect core technologies. Such technolog...
by chetak
15 Jun 2018 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

As if St Kitts / Belgian / Indian passport was not enough. UK has apparently informed India that Nirav Modi has Singapore passport. He has fled UK & now hiding in Belgium https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/nirav-modi-flees-to-brussels-believed-to-be-travelling-on-singap...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1824
Views: 115556

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Good New. UN Members Agree To Elect Pakiland To An Committee That No One Knows About, Until Today :mrgreen: Pakistan elected to UN ECOSOC in New York NEW YORK – Pakistan has been elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a three-year term starting 1st January 2019 durin...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

but can individuals be targetted with fat packages. It will be far cheap and easy to get individuals rather than buying the company. may be if we get say 10-20 people experienced. While they might have luxury of data. They might still be able to set the ball rolling for us. In these matters we real...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 18:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1363
Views: 148372

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

RR anounces 4000 job cuts. Very low hanging fruit. Specially when there are not enough planes. It tells something about poor management. Loha garam hei, maar do hathoda. If anyone thinks that RR is up for sale or even equity dilution, please remember that the UK govt has absolute say in this matter...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260887

Re: Internal Security Watch

This is a video to be watched carefully.

It is by Prof R Vaidyanathan. RVAIDYA2000 (@rvaidya2000) | Twitter


https://youtu.be/MALR49dfYlA


Conversation with Prof RV on why the NSA should take the threats (against Modi) seriously


by chetak
14 Jun 2018 15:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2066
Views: 314840

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I think it is only dawning on many Indians including those in the Armed forces that Pakis respect no agreement. I hope we retiliate in such a manner and casualties soo high that the Pakis can't hide and they temporarily lay low when we have to prepare. Until we split the nation again we can expect ...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2066
Views: 314840

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

more deadly news from Jammu and Kashmir: Four BSF men killed, Five injured in Pakistan firing along IB in Samba sector. http://brighterkashmir.com/jammu-and-kashmir-four-bsf-men-killed-five-injured-in-pakistan-firing-along-ib-in-samba-sector/ The unprovoked Pakistani firing came days after BSF and ...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 13:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 904
Views: 77903

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

With elections not far off, all opposition candidates are being jailed as quickly as possible. Not that opposition even matters if the election results will be cooked up. How long can this dictator stay in power before he is over thrown. Any guesses? In South Asia, the average is not more than a fe...
by chetak
14 Jun 2018 11:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 904
Views: 77903

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Being portrayed as though it is a one sided Indian Govt discrimination against Indians, even though it is the Maldives which has instigated and started the dispute They should be paid back in the very same coin and the payback may well have started. Kick their butts and hard. Today, it's their MP an...

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