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by darshhan
16 Feb 2019 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 789
Views: 42000

Re: Pulwama Attack

I 1. Bomb PoK and Gilgit using pretext of war on terror. No one can fault us if we eliminate terrorists on our own land. We can easily justify it and also seriously hurt pakis. . What is there in pok to bomb. Just a few huts. When pak do not care abt them i doubt there will be any assets that will ...
by darshhan
16 Feb 2019 23:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 789
Views: 42000

Re: Pulwama Attack

Revenge is a dish best served cold. ..... Yensoy, Pakistan first started exporting terror in early 1980's. It is almost 40 years now i.e 4 decades. Forget dish being cold, it has actually started to rot now. So common Indian man does not give a damn about some Mario Puzo wiseass dialogue. This is I...
by darshhan
16 Feb 2019 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Vayu Shakti 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 2484

Re: Vayu Shakti 2019

Is Vayushakti akin to our version of red flag involving complex exercises using red and blue team concepts ? Or is it just a demonstration for visiting dignitaries.
by darshhan
16 Feb 2019 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4506
Views: 748051

Re: Small Arms Thread

A gent who is ex service informed 7.62×51mm has too much of recoil for a regular soldier to carry and 5.56 is less effective with BP widely available , 7.62x39 is a compromise between the too. 5.56 is actually more effective against body armour due to higher velocity. In fact proliferation of body ...
by darshhan
15 Feb 2019 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 789
Views: 42000

Re: Pulwama Attack

I always fail to understand that post such attacks we always swing to war option. Their is space between war and retaliation. Exploit that. Pratyush ji, Why not ? War tests and even develops human spirit and character like nothing else. What else are adult males supposed to do in this country. Sit ...
by darshhan
15 Feb 2019 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 789
Views: 42000

Re: Pulwama Attack

First to protect our soldiers from attacks we must shift from the present non armored platforms to Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected platforms Or even have our auto industry to design and develop IED Ambush Protected buses I agree with your post that MRAPs are a must these days in a COIN scenarion. H...
by darshhan
15 Feb 2019 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 789
Views: 42000

Re: Pulwama Attack

Cain Marko wrote:Point is .. If India does escalate via say a missile strike. Does it automatically mean it will be an all out war?


All the better. The sooner we are done with pakistan, the better it would be for all of us. The world can thank us later.
by darshhan
14 Feb 2019 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4506
Views: 748051

Re: Small Arms Thread

Point is Indian Army is really comfortable with AK platform and will always welcome it. None of the Army guys I have spoken to has anything negative to say about it. As far as range is concerned isn't Indian Army fighting LOC skirmishes with the very same AK. If AK is sufficient there, it should be...
by darshhan
14 Feb 2019 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4506
Views: 748051

Re: Small Arms Thread

How is 7.62x39 even a choice for regular infantry (or anything other than CI ops and perhaps central police/paramilitary forces)? The round is really inaccurate over anything but short distances and reduces the volume of ammunition that an individual infantry man can carry, and the Russians themsel...
by darshhan
14 Feb 2019 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4506
Views: 748051

Re: Small Arms Thread

ks_sachin wrote:I feel like crying.....


Are these tears of joy?
by darshhan
13 Feb 2019 18:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4506
Views: 748051

Re: Small Arms Thread

ArjunPandit wrote:i see a surge of purchases are we going to war anytime soon or is it just the pent up work of decades


Maybe both. Keeping fingers crossed
by darshhan
12 Feb 2019 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1332
Views: 202521

Re: Analyzing CPEC

came across this goldmine on BRI BRI report card: deeper linkages, greater caution https://www.moodys.com/researchdocumentcontentpage.aspx?docid=PBC_1157652 while it is sinic view. For some charts and headings are interesting, will post key details on twitter and then tag over here on sunday night....
by darshhan
12 Feb 2019 19:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3035
Views: 125683

Re: Positive News from the USA

so all I can say is there is no good or bad system. all systems exist , and any system can succeed or fail based on its internal thermodynamics/luck/surrounding ecosystems. partiarchy has no monopoly on success. I wouldn't go into analyzing matriarchy vs patriarchy. Today even patriarchies can be h...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5973

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

darshan sir, the threat will never recede. But it will become increasingly weaker and will have lesser land to open fronts on us. I am very well aware of vijaynagar empire collapse so can't comment on it right now. But some serious thoughts on it need to be applied. Yes this thread is at least a de...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1107
Views: 112535

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

in an interview its been said the F15X offers - cheap and easy conversion training for 15C/E pilots & groundcrew. - hence more squadrons that are ready to deploy and fight than the more slow FOCness of incoming JSF-A squadrons. they are interested in more usable combat power to keep the pressur...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3035
Views: 125683

Re: Positive News from the USA

^^ in northern europe a lot of ladies are rising to top positions in politics. the defence ministers of both france and germany, the IMF chief, norway PM, UK PM, While the SJW types will celebrate this development, it does point to the increased feminization of state and society at large. But accor...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1107
Views: 112535

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Brar ji, Thanks for clarifying. But has F15x been ordered? If it is inducted, it would be almost 2 decades since USAF ordered a 4th gen aircraft.
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277007

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Especially darkies who can compete with them in complex activities such as STEM fields, Project execution, Creating software, Defence and aerospace achievements, Financial management, Legal and Contractual matters etc. The question they'd have is if Indians can compete in all of this, then why aren...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1107
Views: 112535

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

I meant limited payload relative to f-15s with Amber multiple ejector rack.
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 15:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 423
Views: 41601

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Deleted. It's already been explained once that religious matters are not pertinent to this thread.
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 14:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 320
Views: 64651

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

the cheen SSBN piers is a mirror image of the murican SSN ones in mystic https://www.bellingcat.com/news/rest-of-world/2018/11/25/china-launches-additional-type-094-ssbns/ 094 "Jin class" is now 4 active, and 2 fitting out. i have visited the uss nautilus and the adjoining naval museum , ...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 320
Views: 64651

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Cavern dug in vizag for petroleum reserves. This particular cavern was excavated by HCC. http://www.isprlindia.com/images/site-vishakhapatnam.jpg Similar cavern in padur near mangalore http://www.isprlindia.com/images/site-padur.jpg As you can see some of these caverns are absolutely massive with th...
by darshhan
11 Feb 2019 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 320
Views: 64651

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

there were plans to excavate a cavern under that hill with a seaside entrance for subs to directly slide in without showing. only a abandoned ussr base near sevastopol and allegedly the cheen SSBN base in hainan island has such deep secrecy. muricans who are blessed with 18 huge SSBNs and 50 SSNs p...
by darshhan
10 Feb 2019 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 320
Views: 64651

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Why don't we give order to L&T Kattupalli. It was built to build submarines. Or is the govt little apprehensive on giving SSN orders to pvt shipyards? Actually L&T itself is hesitant as far as nuclear submarine project is concerned as the lead integrator. They do not want to handle the reac...
by darshhan
10 Feb 2019 21:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5973

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^^nam sir, you are confusing the topic title, the paki nucleus will exist in punjab, the objective is to take the orbital electrons like Sindh, baluchistan, fata/nwfp/kpk. Also, to me it appears your line of thinking is exactly what the pakis would like americans and us to think. Yes we will have t...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434829

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Saurav Jha on twitter. https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1094165848158220290 ---> "Any British offer on 'co-developing' the proposed 'Tempest', sixth-generation fighter must be evaluated on the basis of how much 'real cooperation' will be possible on the propulsion side of things. Mere worksh...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434829

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Turkey, Japan - all independent power developers are launching own programs or tech demos. They reach out to BAe, EADS etc after getting rebuffed by the US, on account of ITAR and national policy not to give away tech. So why shouldn't we do the same? Time to get creative. Get DRDO, ADA into a room...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 23:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277007

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Interesting points Lilo.. can you explain a bit more about the t-series thingy? I didnt follow the entire mess. One thing though, as long as India was "poor", curries, yoga and call-center, many of these jokers were pretending to be civil. As we keep advancing and websites like WEF push t...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 22:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434829

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Still better invite them for our own AMCA program. They can contribute 3.5 billion usd to the AMCA project. In return they can design and supply ejection seats and diapaers for pilots as part of their workshare. Why would they want to take part in AMCA..? They have F35 already. I think Europeans wi...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3555
Views: 593409

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Read below. Folks on BRF start dhoti-shivering seeing the Chinese build capacity. But this is the reality. Others on BRF use the build capacity to scare monger folks into believing that only a strategic alliance with America will save India from Chinese assimilation (or otherwise annihilation). The...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434829

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

If you ask me we should simply ignore this news about UK offering 6th Gen jet. They themselves have nothing on it. I seriously doubt they can make a 5th Gen plane on their own given their situation right now. Why bankroll the brishit..? Best part is their chutzpah. They haven't designed and manufac...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434829

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

If you ask me we should simply ignore this news about UK offering 6th Gen jet. They themselves have nothing on it . I seriously doubt they can make a 5th Gen plane on their own given their situation right now. Why bankroll the brishit..? +108!!! They need our money to fund the development. When all...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 18:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277007

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Axing the per country quote has been a long dream of people waiting in line for 10+ years most of whom are from India and China, nearly all of whom are using the H1B->Green card route rather than the family sponsorship route. But these communities have very little political capital. Democrats care ...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 18:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5973

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

SBajwa wrote:If USA leaves Afghanistan then We must have boots on ground in Afghanistan!! at least 2 infantry divisions and 1 mechanized division with 2 squadrons of Air Force.


Instead of keeping 2 or 3 divisions in afghanistan, it would be better to keep upwards of 10 divisions in what is now Pakistan.
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 257
Views: 69160

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

stealthy platforms could more easily slip in through cracks and holes in radar bubble created by MALD and growla type platforms. anyway the muricans are running with F15C/E as the large aperture linebacker going active on Aesa radars while f22/jsf/ucavs roam in front in passive mode. using the high...
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 08:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4812
Views: 641033

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

VKumar wrote:The wall on our western border, can be a wall of artillery. This will keep out the hordes of terrorists expected as soon as Pakistan detonates.


That is not how you fight wars. You concentrate your forces on points where you have to punch in thereby overwhelming the enemy forces on those points.
by darshhan
09 Feb 2019 08:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 257
Views: 69160

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

i shall repeat again there is no urgent need for meteor on ANY iaf platform unless we can get a strong troop of F22/Foxhounds which can dash @ mach2.5 at high level and release it as a ERAM to target heavies in the enemy rear airspace before escaping. imo we are wasting money getting meteor for raf...
by darshhan
08 Feb 2019 20:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4812
Views: 641033

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Rakesh wrote:The Kalyan’s acquisition of Barrow is DDM to me. But a majority of the M777 guns will be assembled in India. Let me dig up an official source on this. Unless someone beats me to it :)


Mahindra if I recall correctly
by darshhan
03 Feb 2019 23:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 257
Views: 69160

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

All this speculation about asraam induction is just speculation and nothing else. Both Mig 29 and su 30 are essentially twinned with R-73 including off boresight and hmcs capabilities. I doubt any other missile can even leverage both mig 29 and su-30 capabilities including thrust vectoring and cobra...
by darshhan
30 Jan 2019 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2257
Views: 254377

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Joined the "uri" club finally. Watched it yesterday in one of the smaller metros which incidentally is also the capital of a mid size state. 85% occupancy on a working day afternoon show and this is after almost 3 weeks. If this is not great, then I do not know what is. If only it was rele...

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