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by sudeepj
25 Mar 2019 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

Can a GCI or even an AEW radar spot missile launches and bombs being dropped? Depends on the radar and the range. A 300km class radar has a much better chance of detecting low RCS targets at say, a third of its max performance, i.e. 100 km. Intuitively, this makes sense as RCS is proportional to th...
by sudeepj
25 Mar 2019 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

It works for me [url]sniwire.com/neighbours/india-pakistan-dogfight-the-little-known-role-of-a-woman-flight-controller/[/url] Posting in full so that others can read, admins delete if this some violation India-Pakistan Dogfight: The Little Known Role Of A Woman Flight Controller ... Since the radar...
by sudeepj
23 Mar 2019 04:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

Dear Ulan Batori, Bishwa & others, Air Marshal Harish Masand is a 1971 veteran with a Sabre kill over East Pakistan on the first day of war. And Group Captain Hari Nair is the HAL Chief Test Pilot flying Dhruv, Rudra, LCH & LUH that everyone drools over on this forum. I would humbly request...
by sudeepj
23 Mar 2019 04:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

Why is it that Indians of all persuasions and from all walks of life feel compelled to question, doubt, and second guess their own leaders and colleagues at all times and regardless of the situation at hand? The Argumentative Indian is not just a stereotype. It is an archetype. This has become a pa...
by sudeepj
23 Mar 2019 00:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 115
Views: 24561

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Doesnt this mean that a single gun regiment can be dispersed widely, while still carrying out the required fire support mission? I bet it will complicate the hell out of any counter battery fire mission. Even the original bofors is an extremely competent gun even today, and this upgrade takes it to ...
by sudeepj
22 Mar 2019 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 493
Views: 131774

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^why cant a bvr serve as WVR? Design optimization. See the R73, Python etc.. see the fins on the nose (python, R73), the thrust vector (R73).. they are designed to immediately turn after being fired, even as much as 90 degrees off the boresight. A BVR is optimized for longer range. I bet the large...
by sudeepj
22 Mar 2019 02:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

This actually explains why Abhinandan was shot down. you too brutus ?? can you examine any MiG-21 engine failure/bird hit wreckage in India and compare with the MiG-21 wreckage site @ horan kotla. Is there any difference ?? & why is F16 wreckage spread out as drop tank somewhere, missile somewh...
by sudeepj
21 Mar 2019 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

https://twitter.com/schaheid/status/1108668495888293888 A Pakistani handle claiming 4 missiles from WINCO Abhi downed Bison . Can gurus comment R73 schematic https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c4/AA-11_Archer_missile.PNG?1553184350766 The warhead is in the middle, and the fourth missi...
by sudeepj
21 Mar 2019 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 42137

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

brar_w wrote:
NachiketM wrote:From what our designers have designed it seems that this visibility issue is either lost on them or they haven't prioritised it enough...


Or may be they know what they are doing?


Sacrilege! :rotfl:
by sudeepj
21 Mar 2019 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2490
Views: 335802

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

IMF bailout: Rupee may depreciate further as Pakistan set to adopt flexible exchange rate Honestly speaking, this is nothing short of a disaster for peace in "South Asia." They might eventually start entertaining delusions of getting their economic house in order- if they actually have to...
by sudeepj
21 Mar 2019 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2490
Views: 335802

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Paki electricity growth may only be counting the grid connected electricity production. That capacity would be flat because of no additions in generative capacity, lack of coal/gas linkages or shortages due to logistics, non-payments and poor contracts. Likewise for renewables and nuclear, no addit...
by sudeepj
21 Mar 2019 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2490
Views: 335802

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

You've heard of how countries peg their currency to the US dollar ? TSP pegs their GDP growth rate to Indian reported GDP growth rate. If India reported it grew 8% then they report they grew within X% of that, regardless of what rate they actually grew at. I would love to understand how Pakistan ca...
by sudeepj
20 Mar 2019 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2942
Views: 365596

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

It is quite clear from CAG report that IAF manipulated all the procurement process to favour Rafale , Chinook and in case of Apache the ASQR was alligned to buy Apache. If the IAF wanted to buy Rafale or Chinook or Apache it should have just done a G2G deal with them rather than start a multi vendo...
by sudeepj
20 Mar 2019 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^^ perhaps 180 should read 81mm or 120mm because these are the mortars we have. i have never seen this S-23 180mm since the mid 80s when i started watching TV. someone older than my gen has to answer. We also retired the Vijayanta/Vickers/T55 tanks.. Yet, we know they are embedded with infantry uni...
by sudeepj
19 Mar 2019 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

I just hope GOI has been able to obtain some videos of locals taking Mobile videos of Paki Pilot and F-16 debris, these hopefully will be realeased in good time. IRNSS has 0.1 m resolution over the subcontinent. They should have some images ( f16 was shot, then its debris shud have scattered over a...
by sudeepj
19 Mar 2019 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

When your airforce chief is telling you, that your pilot shot down an enemy aircraft, whats the point in not believing? Pakis didnt even accept their 600+ dead in Kargil, whats one plane and one pilot? Finally, what is the nature of this itch in your mind that you are trying to scratch using the out...
by sudeepj
18 Mar 2019 09:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/naval-build-up-in-arabian-sea-puts-pakistan-on-back-foot/story-nfNiZp0tyZC9U93JouvXLJ.html Rising military tensions between Indian and Pakistan after the February 14 Pulwama suicide car bombing led the Indian Navy to cut short a major exercise in the Indian ...
by sudeepj
18 Mar 2019 08:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

so even the powered CALCM in middle with a light chassis (has to be light being a ALCM for range) can give in some 4m @ its terminal speed of around 800kmph. I am not sure what the material is supposed to be be - soil, concrete or natural rock ( softer to hardest ).... the GBU43 MOP is listed as 61...
by sudeepj
18 Mar 2019 07:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

ks_sachin wrote:SudeepJ what does a Kshatriya have to do with it?


Having an internalized theory of how force/violence can be used for national interest.
by sudeepj
17 Mar 2019 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Singha wrote:a retired armor corps colonel now in media & twitter has taken up a new crusade to prove the balakot strikes explosive impact as false. he is busy polling retd munitions experts in the army to support his pov. who he is working for anyone's guess.



Shoo Claw?
by sudeepj
17 Mar 2019 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/pakistan-airspace-shut-mumbai-sees-near-miss/articleshow/68446206.cms NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including National Security Advisor John...
by sudeepj
17 Mar 2019 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 493
Views: 131774

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Thanks! Looks like still early days for this missile.
by sudeepj
17 Mar 2019 01:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

If spice 2000 was used with blu109 type penetrator bomb.. I can see a structure surviving as the perpetrator buries itself deep in the earth. Blu109 has a 100 feet penetration into earth!
by sudeepj
16 Mar 2019 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2449
Views: 293431

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

France freezes assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar PARIS: France has decided to freeze the assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) founder Masood Azhar, the French government said on Friday. .... In Video: France freezes assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/image...
by sudeepj
15 Mar 2019 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 493
Views: 131774

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Any details on the specs of this mpatgm?
by sudeepj
15 Mar 2019 04:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 826
Views: 130264

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Suggest the rakshaks to see the video in full. What the Afghans are going through is a source of inspiration, IMO. Bad Haqqani playing the devil's advocate and Government of Afghanistan NSA Amb Dr. Mohib being the guest. https://www.hudson.org/events/1663-the-future-of-u-s-afghanistan-relations-a-v...
by sudeepj
15 Mar 2019 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 493
Views: 131774

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

is that vast sheet of smoke and flame normal for MPATGMs in general? I would in theory have preferred a quiet stealthy fire to mask the position of the firing unit. from this fagot missile slowmo, the projectile itself has hardly any visible flame, but the launch is a flamesy event like our MPATGM ...
by sudeepj
14 Mar 2019 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

The parachute colors are an important give away.. We have multiple people stating that they saw the 'Indian tricolor' on the parachute of 'the Indian pilot', but all the pictures of the Russian parachute on the Km1M ejection seats in the Mig 21 I have seen have an annular orange band on a white para...
by sudeepj
14 Mar 2019 01:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.ccn.com/pakistan-nuclear-war-india-superpower Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has threatened to hit India with “aggressive” action, hinting at the full weight of its nuclear arsenal. Khan extended his threat to “any superpower” that provokes his country . Are his words pointed at Dona...
by sudeepj
13 Mar 2019 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 115
Views: 24561

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

imo we should not get into a fetish about the 52cal. for one thing the 39cal is easier to manage on mountain roads and less weight for FAT trucks to tow on inclines. less diesel used. less tankers to ship diesel. if 39 cal is ready and 52cal will take another 3 years, produce 39 cal only and let 52...
by sudeepj
13 Mar 2019 21:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

Does the AMRAAM version with Pakistan have a mechanically scanned active seeker? That appears to be the case.. http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/26880/enough-with-the-indian-mig-21-bison-versus-pakistani-f-16-viper-bullshit This article says that the 8222 Elta jammer is especially effective again...
by sudeepj
13 Mar 2019 19:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

ANI reporting: Indian air defence radars detected two Pakistani Air Force jets go supersonic 10KM from LoC (within their territory) in the Poonch sector, loud bangs heard last night in the area were due to sonic booms. All Indian air defences and radar systems are on high alert. twitter:@ani What m...
by sudeepj
13 Mar 2019 03:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I am pretty sure that Pakistan's crackdown on terrorists will be 400% effective. They have had so many crackdowns before that they are well practiced in the art. ... Why do people think a Jhappad at Balakhot or threats of FATF will convince Pakistanis to give up the terrorists now? https://indianex...
by sudeepj
13 Mar 2019 00:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

I wonder if in the Indo Pak context, pilots are better off with a grenade rather than a pistol. Threaten to pull out the pin if anyone comes near.. Will keep the jihadis at bay till the enemy service gets there. Even a fake grenade, or flash-bangs will do.. I doubt anyone will dare to come in stabb...
by sudeepj
12 Mar 2019 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 425260

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Just saw citation of Shourya Chakra awarded to Captain Abhay Sharma, SM. from 1 Para SF. Google and read. I hope you get the drift with it. :wink: The brave act of Captain Abhay Sharma is cited here. The details make it more or less obvious. :-) https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/the-courage...
by sudeepj
12 Mar 2019 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

Still no clarity on the parachute color. Guys, we have a POK villager saying, the pilot had a tricolor parachute. If the Mig21 ejection seat has an annular orange parachute, I think we have the smoking gun/eyewitness testimony confirming that an F16 went down.
by sudeepj
12 Mar 2019 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

I wonder if in the Indo Pak context, pilots are better off with a grenade rather than a pistol. Threaten to pull out the pin if anyone comes near.. Will keep the jihadis at bay till the enemy service gets there. Even a fake grenade, or flash-bangs will do.. I doubt anyone will dare to come in stabbi...
by sudeepj
12 Mar 2019 04:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

Orange and white parachute in this russion crash too..
by sudeepj
12 Mar 2019 02:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1630
Views: 208476

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

UlanBatori wrote:Gentle pooch: Do POKis say "JI" to Pakis? Isn't that desi/yindoo? Don't they say Hujoor or something like that? Maybe POKi polis are not as stupid as India Todin Captain Haneef?

Ji is quite common.
by sudeepj
12 Mar 2019 01:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1199
Views: 233272

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

all the instruments of an alliance are in place , whats the use of advertising it Nothing is in place kit. Just because we signed COMCASA and got P-8Is does not make us a member of some Quad. The Indian Navy knows fully well, that in times of conflict with China, India will be on her own. No one wi...

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