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by A Deshmukh
21 Nov 2019 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1925
Views: 509242

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

what is the significance of firing 2 SS missiles simultaneously?
by A Deshmukh
19 Nov 2019 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3692
Views: 378460

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ not surprising eh that they don't teach anything about maratha empire in schools. In my NCERT school books, There were mainly 3 references to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, 1, He used guerilla tactics with rag tag army 2. He was imprisoned by Aurangzeb in Agra and he escaped in a sweets basket 3. A...
by A Deshmukh
15 Nov 2019 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3692
Views: 378460

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

sanjayc wrote:^^ Why is it so easy to convince Hindus to vote for anti-Hindus?

they do not know Congis are anti-Hindus.
NCP and Congis have widespread patronage schemes - sugarcane mills, Co-op banks, schools, hospitals.
anyone benefiting from these schemes will tend to vote accordingly.
by A Deshmukh
15 Nov 2019 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3692
Views: 378460

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

if SS-NCP-Cong govt is formed it will survive 5 years. politicians want part of the loot, they will not rock the boat.
by A Deshmukh
22 Oct 2019 20:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3692
Views: 378460

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

pankajs wrote:Anyone remember one of the first reforms pushed by Modi after assuming power in 2014 flush with the an electoral victory unrivaled in the previous 30 years? In principle a yinduvadi PM with such a massive victory should have been able to push it through.

Judicial Appointments. But struck down by SC.
by A Deshmukh
13 Sep 2019 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259880

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Since we dont have a Orbiter, can we send 2 Landers? one are the equatorial plane, and the other at South pole. Both of them can communicate via CY2.
by A Deshmukh
09 Sep 2019 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259880

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Philip wrote: .Look at Mrs.G.Brilliantly dismemberd Pak." Durga's gift to India" said ABV.

Fakes News of the day. ABV himself confirmed on TV that he never compared Indira with Durga as mentioned in the newspaper headlines.
by A Deshmukh
20 Aug 2019 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 572217

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

there is a tweet of Dawn headline of 8 SSG killed in shelling.
this somewhat validates bababanaras.
by A Deshmukh
11 Aug 2019 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1463
Views: 419333

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

They can split Mark1A order 40-40. The second part with Uttam.
by A Deshmukh
02 Aug 2019 19:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3692
Views: 378460

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

UAPA amendment passed IIRC, a while back someone suggested that the Modi/GOI bring back POTA or some such law that was scrapped by CON. Modi/GOI did no such thing but instead amended NIA and UAPA acts/laws. whats in the name? you can call it POTA or UAPA or whatever. law is in place with enough tee...
by A Deshmukh
11 Jun 2019 10:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758464

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 believe Govt has made mandatory to buy insurance for 3 years now for new cars. (5 years for 2-wheelers). this incre...
by A Deshmukh
30 May 2019 10:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2121
Views: 474382

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

New surface-to-air missile technology reduces radar signature of navy fleet http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2019/05/new-surface-to-air-missile-technology.html Good read. this enables a new paradigm. larger ships carrying radar, supported and surrounded by smaller (and invisible) missile carriers (si...
by A Deshmukh
18 Feb 2019 21:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 292006

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

NS seems to have done a Parrikar with Mk1A on Arjun. Breaking the logjam and get things moving. I was expecting this. NS has a constituency in TN. Major Arjun orders will happen sooner or later. More Arjun orders translates into money to component suppliers and employment generation opportunities in...
by A Deshmukh
13 Feb 2019 10:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 742083

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Yagnasri wrote:I think most of us are being shadow banned now. What else we can expect.

boycott twitter and shift enmasse to gutrgoo
by A Deshmukh
01 Feb 2019 10:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 914139

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

The IAF Chief said: “Our policy envisages a progressive improvement in scale of indigenisation. Forty LCA Mark-I have been ordered and Request for Proposal has been issued for 83 LCA Mark-IA and will be procuring 12 Squadrons of LCA Mark-2 and then finally the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft.” http...
by A Deshmukh
24 Jan 2019 10:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5009
Views: 966162

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

design and build a UAV just to test the Kaveri......jmt
by A Deshmukh
07 Jan 2019 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3853
Views: 634757

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

menon s wrote:the saudi money comes with 3.4% interest. and uae charges 2.8%.

no Islamic banking (interest free lending) for their brothers !
by A Deshmukh
03 Dec 2018 18:01
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 914139

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Will wrote:Lol LM trying to push the F-16 by hook or by crook. Why don’t they transfer the F-16 line to India and export those 400 aircraft from here with no obligation for India to buy them. :twisted:

who is the buyer?
by A Deshmukh
23 Nov 2018 19:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

When was stratpost Saurabh Joshi became a reliable site to quote , he is not giving any reliable information but just quoting his opinion Any dimwit can write such stuff , some one posted a video last page stating all systems failed summer trials so every one is just passing opinion as facts There ...
by A Deshmukh
23 Nov 2018 16:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Not sure what is the source of his information does any body even have any official information on trails of these system , His claims are like every all 3 system failed in trail , so backed up by what ? There is enough information available in public and private, that all three systems have/had te...
by A Deshmukh
22 Nov 2018 16:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

One point ignored in all the clutter is that of the payment terms offered by the Russians. It seems to avoid the CAATSA net, we have agreed on rupee payment with the Russians. It seems to have been confirmed during Putin's last visit. No way the French or the Swedes can offer that. Out of the three...
by A Deshmukh
21 Nov 2018 17:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Of the 5,175 missiles and associated equipment sought in the VSHORAD program, 2,315 missiles are proposed to be acquired in fully formed condition, 1,260 missiles in a semi-knocked down condition, 1,000 missiles in completely knocked-down condition and 600 missiles will be manufactured by state-own...
by A Deshmukh
20 Nov 2018 14:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Either they should have let Ruskies field new Verba system which has 3 mode guidance plus higher range and altitude of interception with all digital systemand has entered Russian Army last year or should have opted of RBS-70NG , The latter is a beam rider and is very difficult to jam by any counter...
by A Deshmukh
20 Sep 2018 17:41
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Prahaar test fired successfully. Source: #Hemant Rout @Twitter India successfully test fires short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar Salients points: - Solid fueled. - range = 150km - terminal accuracy < 10m - canisterized. road mobile launcher - carrying 6 missiles. - 7.3m long, 1.3 tonne w...
by A Deshmukh
19 Aug 2018 21:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133421

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

http://pib.nic.in/PressReleaseIframePage.aspx?PRID=1543360 Indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ has been successfully flight tested from Army Helicopter at 1400hrs in the ranges of Pokhran, today. The weapon system has been tested for its full range.The ‘HELI...
by A Deshmukh
19 Jul 2018 11:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 914139

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

The cost will increase depending on the # of imported components. - AESA Radars - AA missiles. - Radome Mk1A price will not be in the same range of Mk1. But 400cr seems on the higher side. particularly when HAL did not spend anything on the design. That cost was borne by ADA and MoD separately. ADA ...
by A Deshmukh
13 Jul 2018 10:35
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 914139

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

IAF leadership is dominated by pilots and not engineers. Building a plane requires skills of Designer first, and then Engineering & Operations, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Managerial skills. IAF pilots will not have any of these skills. But sometimes in school, the naughtiest boy is made the Mon...
by A Deshmukh
09 Jun 2018 14:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758464

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Now that India is 5th largest $ economy should we be part of G-7 summit?
by A Deshmukh
11 Apr 2018 17:18
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 42537

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

With the RM meeting lot of other Defence Ministers on the sidelines, I hope these meetings translate into orders:
- Pinaka, Atags, Dhanush
- Dhruv/Rudra/LCH
- Akash, Brahmos
- Arjun
- Radars.
- Ships, Torpedoes.
We now have innumerable good products.
by A Deshmukh
31 Mar 2018 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3676
Views: 799087

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

we know the Navy Mig-29k has been a disaster.
How are the IAF Mig-29s holding up in terms of maintenance and availability rates?
by A Deshmukh
31 Mar 2018 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 616614

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Maybe to sabotage the Russian world cup by the soccer crazy western civilization.
will not be surprised, if they raise the temperature so much, and announce a boycott.
by A Deshmukh
20 Mar 2018 17:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 742083

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

once we have ATAGS / Dhanush in numbers, just sit within our borders and raze all villages and towns within 50 kms of the border/LOC.
by A Deshmukh
19 Mar 2018 22:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 742083

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

:) Good News on ATAGS...

Any updates on Dhanush?
by A Deshmukh
08 Mar 2018 19:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3444
Views: 550363

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

The so-called pearls also gives us juicy indefensible war-time targets.
we just need to do some extra work - tracking each and every asset moving in and out, which we can easily do with our satellites and planes/UAVs/sonars. I am sure, we are already noting down their magnetic and sonar signatures.
by A Deshmukh
07 Mar 2018 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 278
Views: 33740

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

Raja Ram wrote:India and China – Reading the Tea Leaves – A new start?

+1. Very good analysis connecting the dots.
SS visit to Chin would also be a dot in the chain.
Lets see how things pan out.
by A Deshmukh
06 Mar 2018 12:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 292006

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

would not the heavier tank be inherently safer for the crew? it is no-brainer that crew will be safer inside Arjun v/s T-90.
what is the crew survivability inside lighter Arjun v/s heavier Arjun under various attacks: RPG, anti-tank mines, ATGM, Anti-tank rounds.

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