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by darshhan
19 Mar 2020 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 265
Views: 69935

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Will these negevs be imports? Or will they be manufactured here at adani(formerly punj llyod) facility in collaboration with IWI? That is the question.
by darshhan
18 Mar 2020 21:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1547
Views: 291159

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

Could not find a relevant thread, so posting here. legendary-special-operations-aviator-reveals-bin-laden-mission-details-for-the-first-time Englen’s lone Chinook on its way back was engaged 3 times by a Pakistani F-16. 'It was as an electronic fight...I was able to evade him electronically. That’s...
by darshhan
07 Mar 2020 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ That's what happens when Pradhan Sevak ji does not use the exchequer and the thousands of crores in electoral bonds for media management or lobbying, and acts as if speaking mann ki baat will be enough to win him international acclaim. Sorry to be harsh, but neither any significant carrot nor st...
by darshhan
01 Mar 2020 15:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4618
Views: 849756

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

pankajs wrote:^^
Army Apaches will likely be deployed against Bakistan in tank busting role or as controllers of tank busting LCH but not against China.


This is more like a solution searching for the problem.
by darshhan
01 Mar 2020 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4618
Views: 849756

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

This import of pitiful numbers at exorbitant prices is the reason India is neither taken as a serious global military power or as an economic power! Use these 6 apaches against a Chinese intrusion and see how long they last! There is so much deep rooted corruption that there is almost no hope of a ...
by darshhan
29 Feb 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

any reason why urban naxal are rattled at Kanhaiya getting thrown under bus bus by Kejri? heard Kejri is not listening to any one in decision making not even close aide, forget his ministers. The reason is increasing importance of nationalism and dharmic issues in electoral performance. If you igno...
by darshhan
29 Feb 2020 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

To my fellow brothers following the path of dharma, the worst is yet to come. So harden your hearts and steel your spine. Don't get disheartened by every or any incident. Make no mistake this is going to be a long and brutal war. Those with better staying power and intense will to win will prevail i...
by darshhan
28 Feb 2020 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

So what we are heading towards is a scenario where we got to keep the barbarians inside the gates of their ghettos ?? Because coexisting with them would require that we teach violence to our kids and be ready to raise arms any time ?? How can we live in a civilised society where not each one of us ...
by darshhan
28 Feb 2020 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is going to be Godhra II. If the news of the brutalities with images and relevant details gets shared via social media or even pamphlets etc, it is going to make a big impact on the Hindu community including the fence sitters. It was the spreading of the news of the Godhra carnage which made t...
by darshhan
27 Feb 2020 00:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Again, you raise many valid points. Let me share my experience as a DM. Its usually 'minority' community which riots. Police is usually ineffective. So 'majority' has no option but to defend itself. When they do so, entire administration including SDMs, DM, SP, SSP, sometimes even District Judge de...
by darshhan
27 Feb 2020 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

For the coming times, Hindus better assume there is very little to nil state capacity when it comes to their protection. Infact not just capacity, the state lacks inclination too when it comes to protecting Hindus. Add to this, Hindus on personal and societal level currently lack any kind of militar...
by darshhan
27 Feb 2020 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

people need to take chill pill and think about long term goals. it's feb 2020 for god's sake. Still more than 4 years are there . just think about 2023. there is nothing we can do on sm at this point as they are censoring every 'rw' opinion. better stay at our place(brf or other such forums) and an...
by darshhan
26 Feb 2020 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421469

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is the kind of unrealistic expectation that will ensure we have nobody left on our side period. Foolishness is of planning. Its of lack of ability to decipher the complete hatred and Hinduphobia the left and the fiberal crowd has and how they are in bed with the M extremist crowd. The foolishn...
by darshhan
24 Feb 2020 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

There is simply no argument which supports import of artillery guns at this stage. Even if we assume that local 155/52 caliber options are not mature. This is the time to go full throttle on indigenous solution and ensure that apart from tracked SP gun (for the moment), every other gun comes from d...
by darshhan
20 Feb 2020 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Start a twitter/social media campaign against athos procurement. Tag Namo too. Send him the direct feedback on twitter, email etc. Tag honorable RM too. This purchase should be opposed on all costs. Indigenous purchases should be given priority even if foreign product is L1. This possible procureme...
by darshhan
19 Feb 2020 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

I have one more gripe. So much foreign equipment has been imported during last 3-4 decades. However much of this equipment will be retired without seeing adequate action. Definitely not in any offensive action initiated by India. For that matter no offensive action has been initiated by India at all...
by darshhan
19 Feb 2020 23:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

mody et al, Sharang and Dhanush will keep OFB busy working full time. ATAGS despite all the good news is still in trails. And Bharat Forge and Tata are still setting up the factory with the initial orders of 45 guns each. And the best gun of these two will be chosen to be manufactured by both. A wh...
by darshhan
18 Feb 2020 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

This is a legacy procurement process that started in 2011-2012 that has slowly wound its way through the MoD. The difference now is the presence of potential indigenous alternatives. Note though that the Kalyani product has not been through the testing cycle yet, and the ATAGS has some months left ...
by darshhan
18 Feb 2020 15:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

We will see I suspect this is more Lifafa, I will be very disappointed if this deal goes through Let us hope for the best. Some overzealous twitterati have already started abusing Indian Army which is extremely shameful. Defence ministry should clarify on this issue to prevent presstitutes on israe...
by darshhan
18 Feb 2020 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

How on earth is this justifiable? We have two at least three world class products in 155/52 category!!! There is no better strategic investment than investing in indigenous capability. The USAF could have easily chosen the T-50 trainer. It is a proven product. Ifry would have kept the South Koreas ...
by darshhan
18 Feb 2020 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Start a twitter/social media campaign against athos procurement. Tag Namo too. Send him the direct feedback on twitter, email etc. Tag honorable RM too.

This purchase should be opposed on all costs. Indigenous purchases should be given priority even if foreign product is L1.
by darshhan
16 Feb 2020 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1076
Views: 197370

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Guys there is a block function in the forum. Please utilise it. It's the best way of not getting banned. The only problem with block function is that you have to be actually signed in for it to work. While just browsing you still have to read the avoidable shit. For eg. the daily and continuous rec...
by darshhan
10 Feb 2020 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 368
Views: 50554

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

After April 2010 entire WB police will have to be demobilized. Its too full of jihadi enablers. All will have to be interviewed and only select few will be retained and posted elsewhere. plus emasculated. Atleast for a year or two after the next govt comes to power, more than 100,000 CAPFs like CRP...
by darshhan
03 Jan 2020 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1605
Views: 208292

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Rony wrote:Media reporting IRGC general Qasem Soleimani of Iran has just been killed in a U.S drone strike at Baghdad Airport. As of now, death is not confirmed by US, Iran or Iraq. If true, this is big.


This is indeed big. Tipping point is near.
by darshhan
29 Dec 2019 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711088

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

As per my info, Barak 8 deal of 9 squadrons had 490 missiles. Total Cost USD 2.4 Billion dollars in 2009 plus escalation 3.5% per Annum + some etc Yea there is no break down of radars, transport and support vehicles and launchers so cannot calculate cost per missile from that also training and spar...
by darshhan
24 Dec 2019 22:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4749
Views: 608490

Re: Internal Security Watch

Have a question, mods - feel free to shift it to relevant threads if this one is not appropriate, what exactly is the actual Muslim population in India in 2019 ? Maybe their population right now is close to 30-ish in percentages rather than in the 20s ? How would one know in the absence of any cred...
by darshhan
23 Dec 2019 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236130

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

To put things in perspective the Pinaka has a 100kg warhead with 75km range. The biggest gun with Indian Army was the 7.2" howitzer issued 2 per corps that is for 3 divisions. It fired a 92 kg shell to a 15.5 km range and was quite inaccurate! Now IA has guided Pinaka that delivers <30 m CEP a...
by darshhan
23 Dec 2019 14:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 656589

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Supratik wrote:No I think BJP.


yeah but ajsu wanted almost 20 seats. They were not willing to settle for less. So there was no other option.
by darshhan
21 Dec 2019 18:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 656589

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Be as it may, this does not help at the current time. It only adds fuel to the fire. True but unless the current anti GOI protests calm down, it is only a matter of time before the majority starts lining up its own protests, marches etc. The LO apparatus will be hard pressed to contain the inevitab...
by darshhan
21 Dec 2019 13:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 656589

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

..... What the hell are you talking about, you obviously know little about two nation theory, partition and political Islam and how it works. You can walk around with any sign board including most hateful ones anywhere in a democratic country, its not an issue unless it’s call for violence. In USOf...
by darshhan
16 Dec 2019 15:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 656589

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nationwide student protests are not playing well for the government at all. I hope they find a way to quell this fast, either by efficient arrests or through the media but the longer they go on, the more it loses the perception battle and beyond that point the truth or the real story will hardly ma...
by darshhan
16 Dec 2019 14:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 656589

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

...... And last but not the least, I do not trust in Magic; despite my faith in NaMo, NRC WON'T BE SUCCESSFUL. Data and Science says so . i.e. Until unless the NRC nodal agency is given clear instructions and targets upfront. To do this two things would be required. 1. Totally shed the pretense of ...
by darshhan
08 Dec 2019 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4618
Views: 849756

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

He's been BS'ing people for a long long time and many got convinced by his BS too. He's just such a motor mouth that he occasionally puts a foot in it and gets caught out. I think there is a more sinister angle to him. To me he looks like a trojan who is trying to infiltrate nationalist circles and...
by darshhan
08 Dec 2019 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4065
Views: 741331

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Does anybody what Special Forces of other countries do to protect against snake bites while wading through waters in marshlands etc? Any special kind of protective trousers etc? This info may be a little outdated but apparently in desh, (dunno which unit or even times lines and all those details), ...
by darshhan
04 Dec 2019 14:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711088

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Chetak, Yes there is definitely room for improvement as far as DPSU's are concerned. But to be fair, till recently the only thing these DPSU's were doing was licence production. Support network as you mentioned comes from better drafted contracts(between forces and DPSU's) which ensure regular main...
by darshhan
04 Dec 2019 13:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711088

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

All that is fine, but from the reports emerging these are not manufacturing and design issues to the level the original report presented, but can be related to issues of wear and tear post deployment, and need to be fixed at the unit level. In short, a malicious report. that's one way to go. there ...
by darshhan
04 Dec 2019 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711088

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Great find & am glad someone is busting the hitjob immediately! A big thanks to the IAF! How did Yatish Yadav get very specific details of support/maintenance problems, which turned out to be non-deal-breaking? There are people on the "inside" feeding him this info - for a fee, no dou...
by darshhan
03 Dec 2019 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 265
Views: 69935

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

The earlier CRPF order of 10,000 is also mentioned. JVPC is scoring big time with police forces. They don't need full powered cartridge, just sufficient to defeat body armour in worst case scenario, and lugging around a full sized rifle makes no sense. I expect JVPC orders to exceed 1 lac in coming...
by darshhan
03 Dec 2019 18:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711088

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

'Akash missile system can't be trusted during war': Degraded by govt defence agencies, loopholes in strategic weapon system threaten national security 'Akash missile system can't be trusted during war': Degraded by govt defence agencies, loopholes in strategic weapon system threaten national securi...
by darshhan
03 Dec 2019 15:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711088

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Missile test failure is a fact of life. Missiles are extremely complex objects comprising of thousands of parts and miles of cabling. And then there is this extremely complex software code. Any part can go wrong. Even if the part works for a certain no. of times in flawless manner, under certain set...

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