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by VKumar
09 May 2020 01:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 142
Views: 13275

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

All hotels in Karol Bagh mandated to accommodate quarantine persons. All doctors in Mumbai mandated to work in Chinesevirus hospitals else will lose their license and be prosecuted. Mahalaxmi Racecourse, NSCI, Goregaon exhibition centre, everywhere beds being put up. Raj Thackeray was on TV at 8pm. ...
by VKumar
08 May 2020 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 142
Views: 13275

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

1.8 millions in population of 1400 millions. Well dispersed. Checked and re-checked. Going straight into quarantine. Should be possible with everyone cooperating.
by VKumar
08 May 2020 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 407
Views: 114407

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

1. Where did you get the figure of 70 ton? MK1 1 - 58.5 ton, Mk1A & Mk 2 - 68 tons; reasons for weight increase - adding ERA and mine plows to a tank with an armor that would already defeat most projectiles. 2. Can you help us understand why the 2 T-90s in the tank biathlon broke down? I mean t...
by VKumar
20 Apr 2020 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610115

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Better erect an impregnable wall on our western border to keep away the hordes from entering our nation as Pukistan implodes.
by VKumar
20 Apr 2020 01:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5392
Views: 662293

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Good decision. I have heard of a Company that has refused major business deals from Islamic nations and China. In the last 20 years they have let go of several opportunities. People like these are around.
by VKumar
09 Apr 2020 01:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 768585

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Heard of big explosion in Quetta killing large number of Taliban leaders.
by VKumar
09 Apr 2020 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1408
Views: 309120

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

India and Pukistan already engaged in matches at the LOC
by VKumar
01 Apr 2020 01:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5040
Views: 1010361

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So public donations in every calamity and war should be discouraged?
by VKumar
29 Mar 2020 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 483
Views: 75495

Re: Post-Covid19 World and India

Hotels will have to largely revamp and restart, almost like new properties. Huge cost.
by VKumar
27 Mar 2020 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6494
Views: 607331

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Kejriwal preparing for 1000 cases a day.
by VKumar
27 Mar 2020 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6494
Views: 607331

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

100K in quarantine in Kasargod. Looks like Kasargod is the epicenter for India.
by VKumar
23 Mar 2020 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4018
Views: 637731

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

Yes, indeed lets buy some key defence technologies starting with a jet engine.
by VKumar
23 Mar 2020 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5392
Views: 662293

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Shivraj Chauhan appointed CM and took oath without social distancing.
by VKumar
23 Mar 2020 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6494
Views: 607331

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Grocery and Pharma stores, e-commerce are open. However their supply chain is not permitted to function! Right from Ports, Factories, warehouses, transport, police is not permitting any movement, even though Consumer Affairs Ministry has written to each State. Wine stores have been closed. They are ...
by VKumar
16 Mar 2020 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5392
Views: 662293

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

kit wrote:This is a good time to promote SAY NO TO MADE IN CHINA. In these Corona times, it will be indeed difficult to say no to this !


EXACTLY!!!

At the very least let's stop buying Chinese products
by VKumar
13 Mar 2020 22:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study
Replies: 10
Views: 4421

Re: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study

Replace shells with missiles and what you say is achievable
by VKumar
12 Mar 2020 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1214
Views: 358114

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

On one English news channel the motorma says "he delayed ejaculation"!
by VKumar
12 Mar 2020 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4226
Views: 767317

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Low oil prices may seem good for pukis. But as their fourfathers have no change to spare because of low prices, pukis cannot benefit.
by VKumar
11 Mar 2020 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6494
Views: 607331

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

ramana wrote:ldev they mean a zone between 50N and 30 N.
All generalizations are general.
The intent is to show temperature as a factor.

This is the Wine belt
by VKumar
09 Mar 2020 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6494
Views: 607331

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Expect that all foreigners may be stopped from visiting India.
by VKumar
04 Mar 2020 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5392
Views: 662293

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^Very interesting sir, and I think that the drafters of the CAA missed the little bus in not allowing for "other minorities". In reality everybody knows and the fact remains that persecuted minorities from TSP, BD,and Afg will almost always be non-muslim . So it might have benefitted in n...
by VKumar
02 Mar 2020 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6494
Views: 607331

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

One passenger arriving at Mumbai airport, suspected to be infected by CV, shifted to isolation ward in Kasturba hospital.
by VKumar
21 Jan 2020 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4226
Views: 767317

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bhutto said we will eat grass but make a nuclear bomb. Now they don't even have grass to eat. Wheat is a grass.
by VKumar
18 Jan 2020 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5259
Views: 1078239

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

HAL is now public, a listed company.
by VKumar
13 Jan 2020 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2804
Views: 802915

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

1 squadron of Rafale every year for next 6 years will suffice. The infrastructure and training facilities are already invested in. So also the India specific changes. Further squadrons will not be as expensive. Meanwhile LCA and it's derivatives can develop.
by VKumar
07 Jan 2020 05:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3312
Views: 662136

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Can the SU30MKI serve as a mini-awacs?
by VKumar
06 Jan 2020 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3312
Views: 662136

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Suppose MOD says, 'it is an emergency, we need 12 AWACS or equivalent by this month end' what is the solution, if any?
by VKumar
06 Jan 2020 00:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3312
Views: 662136

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Can the Do228 be equipped with early warning system and used as a 'trip-wire' ? We can manufacture these afresh.
by VKumar
05 Jan 2020 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3312
Views: 662136

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

One AWACS and one Refueller per squadron of fighters, is essential.
by VKumar
03 Jan 2020 03:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 2942

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

Very important to revise the commercial and consumer laws. Make them simpler and easier to comply with. Change the Inspectors to Trainers/Coaches. Train MSME to comply with laws, rather than sending Inspectors to look for errors. Have an understanding of gravity of offence and thus free entrepreneur...
by VKumar
02 Jan 2020 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 630514

Re: Internal Security Watch

Protests and notice to government against use of facial recognition software in Delhi and elsewhere by an org called Internet Freedom Foundation and similar minded.
by VKumar
01 Jan 2020 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 630514

Re: Internal Security Watch

chetak wrote:Image


Bandra, Mumbai has thousands.
by VKumar
01 Jan 2020 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1408
Views: 309120

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://youtu.be/jnHIpQUyquY Around 7 min onwards, Arif says Pak is planning to pass legislation within the next 3 months or so to incorporate POK in Pak. Perhaps we need a thread on Incorporating POK in India... There is a resolution in parliament, about 25 years ago saying that Pak occupied Kashm...
by VKumar
01 Jan 2020 01:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1408
Views: 309120

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

A recent article in Dawn states that a large portion of pukis are mentally retarded. Probably due to inbreeding.
by VKumar
27 Dec 2019 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4264
Views: 1007180

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Nihat wrote:
LakshmanPST wrote:
What will be the aircraft for Ground Attack role in IAF now...?



MKI and upgraded jaguars


Apache, Rudra ...

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