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by Yogi_G
12 Sep 2019 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 99777

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Love it when the joke is on us :mrgreen: Our "paaliticians" and "afsars" exploit our now stereotypical views of them being unmindful about the intricacies, they now leak hard hitting in-your-face strategic stuff like this. More n-subs we have out there makes it all the more diffi...
by Yogi_G
06 Sep 2019 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 525739

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

Can we now take it that the KS-172 rumours have all but died out and there will never be an integration of it with the MKIs?
by Yogi_G
06 Sep 2019 13:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 615113

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Will the Vladivostok Chennai route be to us what the malacca straits is to China? A strategic chokepoint in the case of war? Would Russians remain silent when Indian or other vessels delivering to Chennai is intercepted during a time of crisis? Would Japanese help in case of Chinese involvement as t...
by Yogi_G
23 Aug 2019 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3821
Views: 629760

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

What does "enhanced blacklist" mean? Glad that the jihadi nation is blacklisted.
by Yogi_G
19 Aug 2019 14:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2180
Views: 256693

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

N00B question, what happens if Vikram lands and one of the legs doesnt make surface contact? Sort of when 3 legs touch the surface but due to an undulation the 4th leg doesnt? If I were to hazard a guess there would be logic which calculates the proximity to surface and an algoritm decides if the en...
by Yogi_G
19 Jul 2019 11:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 854496

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

The Rs 1,589 crore order for a new military satellite—named GSAT 7R—will include launch cost and procurement of necessary infrastructure on ground. Does this mean costs for the Navy or ISRO? I doubt it would be for ISRO as this should be a regular standard fare considering we already have deep spac...
by Yogi_G
17 Jul 2019 14:59
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 774788

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Hafiz Saeed is arrested, airspace is opened up - once can guess if there is a link somehow of a back door agreement? Or could be theatrics from Paks for the FATF stick.
by Yogi_G
02 Jul 2019 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 854496

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO is the perfect case example of the intellectual prowess, secularism, ashes-to-success and meritocracy of the rising and aspirational Indian civilization. Dr. APJ and Dr. Sivan are classic examples of the culture and grain of the Indian populace.
by Yogi_G
01 Jul 2019 19:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 99777

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

If at all the df-31 missiles had a chance of targeting some naval asset then it would be this. Forget our carrier groups.

Our Sagarika and subsequent missiles were tested off submersible silos first. Even they would do some justice here.
by Yogi_G
28 Jun 2019 11:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3821
Views: 629760

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://www.dawn.com/news/1490882/final-version-of-budget-to-be-shared-with-imf-by-july-1

Inni nee vayasukku vandaa enna varalanaa enna (Tamil movie comedy meme of it being immaterial if puberty is achieved or not)

by Yogi_G
28 Jun 2019 11:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750736

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

As I had mentioned earlier, the left is bruised and battered and needs some ammo to propel itself to national attention again, labour reforms is its opportunity to generate noise chaos and do a Mamata Bannerjee a la Singur. Questions is, will Modi catch the bull by its horns, on the back of a strong...
by Yogi_G
11 Jun 2019 11:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750736

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

For greater growth apart from what Modi has already achieved one thing is absolutely necessary - labour reforms. I was caught in the traffic on hosur road when there were left promoted agitations on top of the declared changes to the EPF policy in 2016. My car glass was almost broken by "protes...
by Yogi_G
11 Jun 2019 11:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750736

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Car sales have fallen drastically over the last few months. Given that rural demand propped it up when it was going up, wonder what has happened for the current state to come about. I have a 10 year old car now. So far content with OLA and UBER even with their sops gone and crazy prices. Motorcycle...
by Yogi_G
05 Apr 2019 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521676

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Yawn! Hurting John Doe wanting to do a equal-equal with Ivan for all their material on how a old mig-21 took down a f-16. Typical Indian mentality seeking validation from gora on the kill and the typical Paki mindset of wanting to eke out H&D where it doesnt exist. It doesnt matter what the US G...
by Yogi_G
27 Mar 2019 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 113129

Re: Indian ASAT test

Now, I would not wait hold my breath to hear how Pakistan will retaliate to this "aggression" by also destroying a satellite in Low earth orbit :D. They have only one satellite made in pindi-khana and how to destroy only ji? Chankian Modi came up with something Im the Dim cannot counter by...
by Yogi_G
27 Mar 2019 13:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 113129

Re: Indian ASAT test

Now with this success, western media outlets will follow up with noise about "space debris" being generated! DDM will get a whiff of it and follow the usual rona-dhona. We have had the ASAT capability for a long time now but a pooch here - do we have the capaability to shoot them down thro...
by Yogi_G
27 Feb 2019 15:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 156298

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Beautiful, as expected, an attempted attack on our defence installation involving brigade level formations. Doors fully open for us to hunt their brown pant army to oblivion. A master stroke. A mig-21 bison on CAP duty taking out a attack force of F-16s - Big H&D loss for Pakis. Guys, tide is in...
by Yogi_G
27 Feb 2019 15:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 156298

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

The retaliation was expected and now Paks are fully into the trap not having forex to cover 1 month of imports. Knowing our leadership everything is working out to plan. So (if confirmed) we did lose a jet beating back intruders but in what context? Where, at a time of choosing of the Pakis, we conf...
by Yogi_G
05 Jun 2017 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62649

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

rsingh wrote:For one sec there was this strange image of something golden. Was it onboard camera that showed sat?


Yup, that was the satellite separating. :-)

And yes,our highest missile range is 5000 KMs :mrgreen:
by Yogi_G
05 Jun 2017 18:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62649

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

I just loved that part. Want to go deeper into what kind of a slap it will be in the face of the Dravida Nadu types when they see a fellow Tamilian saying this and also using the word "liberally". I will stop here to prevent digression of the topic. Do not bring in crap into this thread, ...
by Yogi_G
05 Jun 2017 17:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62649

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Everything naarmal onleee. Human rating next.
by Yogi_G
22 Dec 2016 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 743461

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Seeing the negativity around demon I am compelled to post here. I was very happy to read Rudradev ji's post and others supporting the demon discussion and wanted to make sure I post here my complete support even thought I get to lose quite a bit of money from this demon but who hasn't? We all are w...
by Yogi_G
22 Dec 2016 18:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 743461

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Seeing the negativity around demon I am compelled to post here. I was very happy to read Rudradev ji's post and others supporting the demon discussion and wanted to make sure I post here my complete support even thought I get to lose quite a bit of money from this demon but who hasn't? We all are wi...
by Yogi_G
15 Dec 2016 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 769983

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Screwdrivergiriing russian crap for the past 50 years has left us with a stunted industrial base which is why we are still discussing the LCA after all these years. Apologies for the OT, I can understand the angst against screw driver giri and skeptical tone towards Desi AESA but cant understand th...
by Yogi_G
04 Dec 2016 16:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 583659

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

N00b economy question.

Will 2.5 lakh crore amount not being returned reduce inflation to a minor extent (a la increasing the reverse repo rate by RBI)?
by Yogi_G
24 Oct 2016 18:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3821
Views: 629760

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan out of economic crisis, says IMF's Lagarde :eek: No mention of the looming debt repayment ( short term and long term ) that is going to be a burden for decades to come ! Not surprised here, with TSPA tightening noose on Nawaz through Imran it was for the west to somehow keep him alive with...
by Yogi_G
04 Apr 2016 05:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 243677

Re: India's Power Sector

When they talk of meeting the state's demand, I am sure it does not include the requirement after power shedding right? Power shedding is done because of shortage. For example if the site says a state's requirement has been met completely then the state must have 24x7 power across all districts and ...
by Yogi_G
30 Jan 2016 21:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77607

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

get the petrol. the diesel has horrible turbo lag it seems.
by Yogi_G
30 Jan 2016 06:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77607

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Birathers - what be a good used vehicle to buy for budget of 6 to 7 lac and is spacious for 5 people, mid size suitable for both city and highway trips to native, petrol is fine as I don't see lots of mileage to justify diesel, but not atrocious kmpl. Looks like there is a paucity in this category ...
by Yogi_G
29 Jan 2016 21:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 308454

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

fanne wrote:Lca can definitely be tried against m2k, mig 21 n 29 in house to gauge effectiveness


IIRC, first step post FOC is deputation to TACDE for this evaluation?
by Yogi_G
03 Oct 2015 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 146241

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Not smart to speak of how long you are gonna bomb. The targets know, how long they have to stay hidden. If arm chair jingo generals like you and me can think of this much imagine how much those Ruskie generals must have thought of. "If" the targets are hidden the Syrian army will be on th...
by Yogi_G
23 Aug 2015 07:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 148844

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Any word on our strategic oil reserves? I don't recall there being any significant budgetary allocation for this purpose. If at all there was a time to really scale up our reserves it is now. With the Iran deal and all. barrel at <40$.
by Yogi_G
22 May 2015 05:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 103860

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Immense-potential-in-trade-sector-among-Saarc-nations/articleshow/47371538.cms AMRITSAR: Traders from Pakistan, who are on a visit to India for a show, have objected to any possible role of the US government in Indo-Pak trade. According to them, it...
by Yogi_G
02 Apr 2015 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 110250

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

I expect Jundullah's name to turn up quite often in the news going forward.
by Yogi_G
01 Apr 2015 11:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 110250

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

The honeymoon actually begins now for Pakistan and will last for another 5-10 years. This is 1979-1989 period redux for Pakistan. The long awaited hot war between proxies of Iran and SA has actually begun now. Not sure why Unkil wanted this triggered off now. To cut Ruskie wings? Not sure. Not hike ...
by Yogi_G
31 Mar 2015 10:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 181090

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Wasnt it some poster in BR who recently said that microcontrollers/microprocessors are being designed from scratch based on the RISC instruction set in IIT Madras. He did claim that over time super computers would be built using these very processors. He did mention the fabrication ability still not...
by Yogi_G
31 Mar 2015 06:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 110250

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

I have a serious question to gurus! India's GDP is $2T and its military budget is (2.5% GDP) about $50B Pakistan's GDP is $240B and its military budget is (3.5% GDP) about $8B Assuming India's military is about double the size of Pakistan Army Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/35-most-powerful...
by Yogi_G
25 Mar 2015 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 110250

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

Abb kahe Ko Royeee,Gubo jo Hovee. Sunega Nye Koi Terri Prathanaa,Chahe kitna Bhi Royee Rewriting the Paki script Aurangzeb died in 1707 and within a space of 32 years the Timurid Empire, mighty in its time, could not withstand the invasion of the Persian king, Nadir Shah, who ransacked Delhi and ca...
by Yogi_G
03 Mar 2015 12:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 159827

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

the iraqi AF is making use of cessna airplanes rigged up with hellfires. in this case the potency of the weapon makes up for shortcoming in the shooter. http://images.csmonitor.com/csmarchives/2009/12/cessna.jpg?alias=standard_600x400 http://blog.patriotford.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/AC208B-Ce...
by Yogi_G
01 Mar 2015 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine [Feb 6th 2015]
Replies: 1134
Views: 58184

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine [Feb 6th 2015]

All Putin has to do is to ask the Russian mafia to seel of their property in Londonistan and that will trigger off a real estate crash. Some imp exchanges still exist in UK, as Sri Gujral said UKstan is a third rate power. A useless island of intermittently fighting Germannic tribes who had their pl...

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