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by malushahi
07 Sep 2017 22:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1146390

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

ramana wrote:malushahi, Now that you have lead you can do your own research as such a link would be available in Google.

thanks ramana. that is very helpful.
by malushahi
07 Sep 2017 21:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1146390

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

tsarkar wrote:Pakistan supplied Stingers to LTTE in exchange for LTTE ferrying arms to Moro Islamic Militants in Philippines.

i am aware of training provided by ltte, but not gun-running. can you share more details/links? thanks.
by malushahi
07 Sep 2017 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 192949

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

The gorge from Chalunka affords a line of communication to India that is every bit as good as the Paki access through the gorges leading northeastwards from the Ghyari valley. which itself was built one brick at a time on a foundation laid by col chewang rinchen, mvc (bar). this was THE game-change...
by malushahi
02 Sep 2017 04:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 192949

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Y I Patel wrote:like the Bahadur Complex immediately to the west of it


did you mean to say "east of it"?
by malushahi
02 Sep 2017 03:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 192949

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

yip: one hopes to see more posts from old-timers like yourself. i do miss your inputs to discussions, whether orbat or eqpt, the way you used to in the late-90s and early-2000s.
by malushahi
01 Sep 2017 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 192949

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Y I Patel wrote:My best guess of the location of Point 5770. Note how that general complex dominates approaches from both the Indian side (gorge leading to Chalunka) and the Paki side (gorge leading to Goma/Sakisa.)

35.0120372N 76.9558811E


yip, long time.

pt5770: 35.014669, 76.958631
by malushahi
27 Aug 2017 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4094
Views: 818831

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China’s PLA readying missiles to stun Indian air power The anti-aircraft brigade of the 79th group army was the main participant in this year’s drill, on August 22. The exercise evaluated the unit’s radar system, command and control network, intercept capabilities, electronic and cyber warfare abil...
by malushahi
16 Jul 2017 02:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1171050

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

why can't bhutan cede the entire doklam tract to india (considering the shaksgam precedent where one of the countries disputing a piece of land unilaterally ceded it to a third country)?
by malushahi
15 Jul 2017 18:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1146390

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

there are only so many "special" facilities where those "coaches" get loaded and serviced. adversaries with significant space assets would have a track on at least some of them. air-launched. not so much. one would imagine little to no mod to the carrier. complete plug and play, ...
by malushahi
15 Jul 2017 18:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1146390

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

^^^ 1. unpredictability. a tel is a tel; how does one look inside a cargo mover? how different is the radar cross section of a mil-cargo mover from a commercial one? 2. way shorter reaction time for the kill vehicle vis-a-vis one launched from terrestrial tel (road or rail). what do the above 2 bege...
by malushahi
15 Jul 2017 12:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1146390

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

integrate A-4/5 with C-17.
by malushahi
11 May 2017 22:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 452632

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

got it. misunderstood what you meant in the first instance. in that event, can the atgm/heat tactic be scaled up to match the number, depth and density of fortifications on a very flat terrain, that offers very little to hide on approach? needless to say, i meant exactly this when i mentioned dug-in...
by malushahi
11 May 2017 22:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 452632

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

was that 50cm of steel?
by malushahi
11 May 2017 22:12
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 452632

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Singha wrote:A 105mm shell is good for 50cm thick steel plate. It might be able to penetrate 2 meter thick concrete or 4 meter of brick and sand as a guess. Enough to penetrate those stone made posts


would love to learn more about this shell. care to post some links?
by malushahi
11 May 2017 18:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 452632

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

They are multi-roled: command and control vehicles, forward artillery/air observer posts, battle ambulance, night illumination, etc. So easier to build up a logistics tail, less fuel consumption, etc. BMP-2s today, and Tata FICVs or Kestrels in near future, IMHO is the way to go -- start by convert...
by malushahi
11 May 2017 02:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 452632

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

And by the way there will be no tank battles on China front. Where is the tankable country? the suitability of ne/e/se ladakh and n sikkim (and desi assets therein) is well documented on the web. concurrently, improvement in infrastructure is turning hitherto gun-country into cavalry-country. the-t...
by malushahi
11 May 2017 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

Regarding NCERT and overall 'kichad' in this arena - Anthropologist Mr BB Kumar appointed as ICSSR head http://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/ncert-textbooks-driven-by-political-agenda-iccsr-chief-bb-kumar/660958/ Meanwhile Guha burnishing his credentials - https://twitter.com/Ram_Guha/status/...
by malushahi
11 May 2017 01:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1171050

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Nancy Pelosi
@NancyPelosi

To some in China, an autonomous, authentic Tibet is inconceivable. To our bipartisan delegation, it is inevitable. @DalaiLama

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by malushahi
10 May 2017 04:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4375
Views: 749078

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

did not see this posted. Chinook base in Chandigarh “A certain number of Chinooks will be based in Chandigarh,” a senior IAF officer said. “Two hangars and a maintenance bay along with associated technical and logistics facilities are to be set up here for the purpose,” he said. Chandigarh is no str...
by malushahi
10 May 2017 02:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

the 36-26 was as off-topic as it could be, but i can see why you brought that up. oh well. the red threat comes closest to being an existential one. a full page ode to kishenji in a 10th grade book is as wtf as it gets. nothing political about it. if anything, it shows what traitors can do when in p...
by malushahi
10 May 2017 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

shyamal wrote:That is the first and strongest reaction of most people actually.


to badmouth a government for the follies of its predecessor? or am i not understanding you?
by malushahi
10 May 2017 01:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

Its just that I refuse to join the bandwagon to immediately start "this govt is worthless and a failure in xyz" :) far from it. the intention is to make this visible, so things can be rectified. although it was interesting to see how people dived headlong to politicize this. a lot many &q...
by malushahi
10 May 2017 01:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

but this one is published by ncert.

found the relevant chapter 6 here.
by malushahi
10 May 2017 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

There are so many IEDs around that I refuse to get excited about an issue like this and start badmouthing the govt :) more than badmouthing, the constant effort to politicize everything gets my goose. this one though came from people in the know who questioned how a book like this can continue to b...
by malushahi
10 May 2017 01:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 109863

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

International Court of Justice stays death sentence imposed by Pakistani court on India’s Kulbhushan Jadhav In what is a massive setback to Pakistan, International Court of Justice has stayed the death sentence imposed by a Pakistani court on India’s Kulbhushan Jadhav for spying, reports NDTV. This...
by malushahi
10 May 2017 01:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1840
Views: 213985

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

International Court of Justice stays death sentence imposed by Pakistani court on India’s Kulbhushan Jadhav In what is a massive setback to Pakistan, International Court of Justice has stayed the death sentence imposed by a Pakistani court on India’s Kulbhushan Jadhav for spying, reports NDTV. This...
by malushahi
10 May 2017 01:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

not sure what 36-24-36 is, these are jpegs of page 76 of the said book.

i would have loved if the said chapter was about the how and why of his passing, bu that is not the case. suggest you read the jpegs.
by malushahi
10 May 2017 00:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

shriman tweeter. i asked for your patriotism, not your political opinion.
by malushahi
10 May 2017 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

and what does that rhetorical question beget?

will you at least be one tweeting about this?
by malushahi
09 May 2017 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541394

Re: Internal Security Watch

so now they teach 10th grade kids about kishenji? an ncert book paid for by the taxpayer, no less. http://i.imgur.com/1JacflL.jpg http://i.imgur.com/5ThvK3W.jpg http://i.imgur.com/X09VNVd.jpg http://i.imgur.com/NdxGA4R.jpg with jaichands like these...
by malushahi
05 May 2017 19:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791997

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

something to learn everyday. thanks.

the area is far too wide for anything "straight-shot". one of the new air-breathers? unit test for timely wing-opening?
by malushahi
05 May 2017 19:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791997

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Any guess what manner of beastie is being tested :?: NAVAREA VIII – WARNINGS IN FORCE AS ON 04 MAY 2017 ………………. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DTG 031001Z/MAY FROM NAVAREA VIII CO-ORDINATOR TO NAVAREA...
by malushahi
05 May 2017 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1401
Views: 245390

Re: Analyzing CPEC

was this posted here?

The program, named 'Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa-China Sustainable Donkey Development Programme' is expected to be worth a billion Pakistani rupees (approximately $9.5 million), and aims to attract Chinese investment in Pakistan's agriculture sector.


tallel, deepel.
by malushahi
04 May 2017 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4375
Views: 749078

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ramana wrote:So which AAM are those?
...
And id the IA buy these missiles or just evaluating?

mistral. being integrated.
by malushahi
04 May 2017 23:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791997

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

ramana wrote:Half a km into trajectory is very troubling. And indicates a new problem.
Guess we need better description of the issue.


cots components? drawing parallels here.
by malushahi
04 May 2017 21:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 510
Views: 59558

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

Fliends kick and make up the lizard has always sat cozy behind the hermit crab. not as comfy any more. this came out concurrently with the other news item. “China should acknowledge in an honest manner that the DPRK has just contributed to protecting peace and security of China , foiling the US sch...
by malushahi
04 May 2017 19:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791997

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Very interesting to see Army's 1st strike core testing these missiles. Are these the missiles which were inducted earlier and now have been "software unlocked" ? V there are two issues here: 1. "unlocking" all missiles to make them extended range 2. "upgrading" older b...
by malushahi
03 May 2017 22:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 510
Views: 59558

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

ramana wrote:Also Guam might be a thud site.


it IS a dhaad site.
by malushahi
03 May 2017 22:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791997

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

rohitvats wrote:
malushahi wrote:
block3 and I-corps?


:twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Wonderful, isn't it? 42 Artillery Division of 1 Strike Corps would be holding these beauties. Great capability addition to the Army.


very cool indeed.

but, isn't block3 very topography/usage specific? change of doctrine?

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