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by sudeepj
13 Nov 2019 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2100
Views: 472023

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Interesting... https://twitter.com/indiandefencera/status/1194103568695013377?s=21 —> Qatari Navy has signed an MoU with their Indian counterparts to allow Indian Navy veterans to join their ranks. Indian navy is likely to sign more such MoUs with other friendly nations in order to strengthen their...
by sudeepj
06 Nov 2019 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124760

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Charges being energetic is an indirect way of saying the barrel cannot manage pressure a little over than usual? If it was a Indian product, we would been asked to make the barrel thicker. Its not a little over usual.. In these things, what matters is not the total amount of energy released, but ho...
by sudeepj
22 Oct 2019 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492924

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

pankajs wrote:Understanding Pakistan | Tilak Devasher



We need to keep an eye on Tilak Devasher. He is a very sharp guy and always has great analysis of Pakistan.
by sudeepj
21 Oct 2019 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4490
Views: 508197

Re: Internal Security Watch

This is not his first statement attempting to downplay the incident. Yesterday, he was stating it was "acquaintances known to Tiwari as they got him sweets", then goes on to say "he had guards, no lapse", and it comes out one didnt turn up, another was asleep. UP DGP no less. It...
by sudeepj
21 Oct 2019 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4490
Views: 508197

Re: Internal Security Watch

Rony garu, repealing arms act only for Hs is not possible, and knowing BJP, they won't do that, it would mean repealing for everyone, a move you can imagine will cost Hs more. The practical reality is, those with sophisticated arms are 99% Hindus or Dharmic any way. When the time comes, these weapo...
by sudeepj
20 Oct 2019 22:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 571813

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Chief is saying "we had the coordinates of the terror camps", perhaps they used Excalibur type guided shells? My understanding is that Excalibur can only be used on the M-777 howitzer. IA does not need exact coordinates. Anyone in the vicinity of a terrorist launch pad in an almost uninha...
by sudeepj
20 Oct 2019 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 571813

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Chief is saying "we had the coordinates of the terror camps", perhaps they used Excalibur type guided shells?
by sudeepj
18 Oct 2019 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4008
Views: 627893

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

6k_2-DyOP0o ^^ This is what the forum has been demanding for eons. A wind of change may be on the horizon. The image of the 'catapult' type platform looks interesting in that the 'roof' looks like its armored and not just a piece of Canvas. A direct hit will still take it out, but it looks like thi...
by sudeepj
17 Oct 2019 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 195020

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/bsf-soldier-shot-dead-by-bangladesh-border-guards-after-flag-meeting/story-DFu6neVo5qdO2cFF8vfKtN.html BSF soldier shot dead by Bangladesh border guards after flag meeting excerpts This meeting took place at about 10.30 am; the BSF’s Post Commander along wi...
by sudeepj
15 Oct 2019 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3629
Views: 371366

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

looks like the BIF have deployed rajan to kick India and Modi when they perceived that both the country and Modi are down. (mostly due to the economic conditions prevailing globally and almost every country feeling the effects of such a widespread downturn) rajan has responded by using the usual sm...
by sudeepj
12 Oct 2019 03:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 525843

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

We are soon going to have a proliferation of SDB type weapons that can pass clean through a solid meter or two of concrete. Are HAS still relevant in this threat environment or they are like the forts on maginot line? I personally am not sure. May be the 'next gen' HAS are hard enough to stop even 1...
by sudeepj
08 Oct 2019 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/plan-in-works-for-better-deal-for-tribes-in-j-k/843714.html Plan in works for better deal for tribes in J&K excerpts Sources in the security establishment say besides structural and administrative changes, which will set in once the two UTs come into exi...
by sudeepj
08 Oct 2019 01:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1907
Views: 504605

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

The problem with spike is, it has failed multiple times and in many conditions. A small procurement of Javelin would have made much more sense.. Alternatively, an emergency procurement of Nag which has seen many successes.
by sudeepj
06 Oct 2019 21:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2100
Views: 472023

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

To my untrained eyes, more of the super structure appears complete for Nilgiri than for earlier launches. Hopefully, it will lead to a faster commissioning.
by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

US univ admins have learned to take note of cultural sensitivies especially when it could impact their financial standing. This has happened more with Australian universities than in the US. Rutgers is a pretty big university and a blatant/open push using financial incentives is simply not going to...
by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1907
Views: 504605

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

When you have one AAM costing about a million dollars, a three million dollar missile that with a 600km range may actually be cost effective for the initial stages of the conflict. ... Total life time cost over 25 years = ( $100 million + 25 x $3 million ) = $175 million to deliver 50 Brahmos equiv...
by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 22:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Can Indians be just stone throwers? Thats how we come across when we talk of 'black listing rutgers'. There is an old marwari saying, 'zor kamti, gussa ghana' - injurious to health. i.e. No strength and much anger is injurious to health. Tucchi is a nutcase. But she is a very skilled nutcase. For th...
by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1907
Views: 504605

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Brahmos costs bit too much to be produced in large nos, Brahmos-m which Is cheaper could be different story but there has been very little news about it. When you have one AAM costing about a million dollars, a three million dollar missile that with a 600km range may actually be cost effective for ...
by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1907
Views: 504605

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/lt-inaugurates-new-production-line-for-brahmos-tlc/articleshow/64896253.cms BRAHMOS Missile System, which was successfully test-fired recently, is integrated with L&T manufactured Composite Airframes and two different versions of Transport Launch...
by sudeepj
28 Sep 2019 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492924

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://twitter.com/Wolfpack071/status/1177891898209341440 Wolfpack @Wolfpack071 Upto 5 terrorists trapped in Batote, Ramban encounter . Firing exchanges resumed between Security forces & terrorists. Suspected to be part of a fidayeen squad . Baki plan-b has been put into action. Expect some tu...
by sudeepj
27 Sep 2019 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

kuch nahi hoga bhai jaan... except usual natak at LOC... few days it will be back to narmaaal... pakis dont wanna risk their ass for kashmir. Cant rule out limited action. Fighting/Resistance in the Kashmir conflict is the key to legitimacy in the pakistani polity. If PakMil/Dimran are seen to be d...
by sudeepj
26 Sep 2019 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3768
Views: 411552

Re: Understanding the US - Again

CAIR shows up at everything where there's any hate crime whether muslim or not. What if Hinduphobia starts piggybacking islamophobia and returns the favor? Let CAIR spend money and setup stages like following and learned entities raise hand and ask but what about Hinduphobia Slowik: Peace activists...
by sudeepj
23 Sep 2019 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Yes, I'm surprised at the level of anti India reporting by IT, on Kashmir these days. W.t.f. should the Mufti kid be invited to whatever India Today was organising. Yes, Poorie aside, I think it's good that she was invited. No one can accuse us of stifling voices and in contrast to Pakistan, one ca...
by sudeepj
23 Sep 2019 23:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Some eye poke from the Indian side. Modi GOI has kept at it for a while now. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1175709848605843456 ANI @ANI Defence Minister: You can see they're already getting discouraged. Pak PM comes to PoK&says 'countrymen don't go to India-Pak border'. I said it's good becaus...
by sudeepj
21 Sep 2019 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

High time a run poorie is given a dose for providing a platform to the chusti family.
by sudeepj
20 Sep 2019 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Khaled is a fairly reasonable chap, but even here, there is a tinge of psy-ops in that '..these people are really angry, they must be appeased somehow..'. The state must ofcourse protect them from external influence, but if Kashmiris are in this soup today, its of their own doing. India and Indians...
by sudeepj
18 Sep 2019 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Worth a read for those who aren't overtly optimistic of the picture being painted by our media that all is hunky dory. Kashmir: The situation is abnormally ‘normal’ Khaled is a fairly reasonable chap, but even here, there is a tinge of psy-ops in that '..these people are really angry, they must be ...
by sudeepj
18 Sep 2019 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3629
Views: 371366

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

they are trying to delay judgement until the change of command. the next seems like a more likely bet for their side, seeing his "comments" on the "evidence" being produced by the anxious ones. The Muslim petitioners have realized that they are going to loose the case so to buy ...
by sudeepj
18 Sep 2019 00:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1907
Views: 504605

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Brilliant sir. Thank you Karan. Heartened to know 1S orders are out. Nice So with seeker capability in 1S ,has the range of akash missile increased apart from better target ability when target is outside radar horizon. I had read that akash range increase by 5-10 kms due to added capability. Is it ...
by sudeepj
16 Sep 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Interesting read, and accurately relates why the existing polity in Kashmir valley had to be dumped. PDP was at times in an official alliance with Hizbul! I think, the battlefield for this war in Kashmir is not the streets and mosques there, but in our minds. In their minds too. .... Or else we wil...
by sudeepj
16 Sep 2019 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492924

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Handling of Houston, TX meet may tell the tale. I am hearing Trump is going to come to the event himself. With Trump, we never know, but if he does come, it will be an epochal moment in declaring that Indian Americans have arrived in American politics and must be courted by politicians the same way...
by sudeepj
16 Sep 2019 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492924

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2057377/1-islamabad-refuses-backdoor-talks-new-delhi/ Islamabad refuses backdoor talks with New Delhi By Kamran YousafPublished: September 16, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor diplomacy with India after some powerful countries as well as certai...
by sudeepj
11 Sep 2019 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ignore that it is Praveen Swami for a moment and do read. Pretty worrying scenario, hope MAD has this already wargamed and is ready to deal with it https://www.firstpost.com/india/four-weeks-after-abrogation-of-article-370-in-jammu-and-kashmir-islamists-threaten-to-seize-political-high-ground-73077...
by sudeepj
04 Sep 2019 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 526711

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

IAF officers seem to have their own definitions of "Generations of Fighters". And that definition is not in sync with the typical definitions we are used to in general. The impression I get it, their definition is linked to the current proven capability of a Fighter rather than technology...
by sudeepj
04 Sep 2019 03:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 526711

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

Back to back 6 Su 30 MKI take off from some airbase in India with a lone drummer cheering them by the side of the runway --- with lots of newly built or under construction hangers.. quite a video --- I wonder which airbase it is. Another quality video from the best Aviation videographer of India (I...
by sudeepj
03 Sep 2019 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 73
Views: 6920

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

abhik wrote:

IIRC there are BRFites who have contributed/campaigned for this guy.


Mike Honda would have been better than this snake.. :rotfl: He came to power based on a subliminal 'Sooth Asian' campaign.. Now he has done this.
by sudeepj
03 Sep 2019 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4347
Views: 732092

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

The one image that answers the questions about the LoooongBow Radar. yes we did get but not all have it nor do all need it. Would love a word about this from Vivek_Ahuja about right now. The placement of the radar atop the main rotor must require blanking of the radar harmonized to the rotor RPM. E...
by sudeepj
30 Aug 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 73
Views: 6920

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

Here is the problem.. Khalistanis are organized, Islamists are organized, Hindus.. not so much! At most, we have some people willing to write the max allowed donation checks. But we cant cause any negative outcomes for these politicos. The other groups (with their voting in primaries, with their 'l...
by sudeepj
30 Aug 2019 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

So far, four murders by Pakistani terrorists: https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/280819/srinagar-two-nomadic-gujjars-killed-by-militants.html Truck driver murdered by stone throwers: https://www.france24.com/en/20190826-truck-driver-killed-in-kashmir-ahead-of-modi-trump-talks 65-...
by sudeepj
24 Aug 2019 01:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3051
Views: 419394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Going by the reactions so far, it looks like the Pakistani playbook will be to get a bunch of Kashmiris killed by provoking the security forces and attack India using that angle. If it comes after a terror spectacular in mainland India, so much the better in confusing and muddling up the issue. How ...

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