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by Shameek
26 Sep 2018 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4020
Views: 627679

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

The Pathankot response video is available on youtube.

by Shameek
11 Aug 2018 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 977
Views: 90392

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Airline employee stole a plane from Seattle airport. F-15s were scrambled to intercept. Unfortunately the plane crashed and he was killed.

Link
by Shameek
09 Aug 2018 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 977
Views: 90392

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

War Without End

An article on the Afghanistan campaign and challenges faced by them.
by Shameek
11 May 2018 02:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3018
Views: 204452

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Israel launches massive military strike against Iranian targets in Syria The Israeli military said it had struck dozens of Iran-linked military targets in Syria on Thursday in response to rocket fire, marking a significant escalation in regional hostilities a little more than a day after the U.S. wi...
by Shameek
09 May 2018 03:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 977
Views: 90392

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Amid Mishap Spike, Air Force Orders One-Day Pause for Safety Review The U.S. Air Force on Monday directed its active-duty wing commanders to hold a one-day pause to conduct a safety review with airmen, assessing trends and criteria that may have led to a recent bout of crashes. At the direction of A...
by Shameek
17 Apr 2018 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533655

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

Wonderful to see Tejas being put through its paces. I just wish the headline about the 'snags' also said that they were fixed within 12 hours. The manner of reporting makes all the difference in the final perception.
by Shameek
09 Mar 2018 05:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1640
Views: 138252

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Tariffs raised on Steel and Aluminium. WASHINGTON — President Trump defied opposition from his own party and protests from overseas on Thursday as he signed orders imposing stiff and sweeping new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. But he sought to soften the impact on America’s closest allies w...
by Shameek
06 Mar 2018 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3492
Views: 238935

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

14 Suspected Members of Islamist Cyber Network Detained by Indonesian Police 14 members of a network called the Muslim Cyber Army were arrested. The Indonesian Police say they have been using hacking, online misinformation campaigns and hate speech to push Indonesia into a more conservative directio...
by Shameek
03 Mar 2018 02:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 92
Views: 14371

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

Thermocol coated toilets for rural areas as a part of Swachh Bharat.

Link to video
by Shameek
03 Mar 2018 02:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4623
Views: 576636

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

The BB round from Pokhran looks like a rocket launch! The Sikkim round seems to have very little recoil. Looks promising!
by Shameek
28 Feb 2018 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533655

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

To quantify my earlier post, the Boeing 737 entered service in 1968. The first year order was 105 units and the second year 114 units. They have delivered more than 9800 units since then and have another 4500+ on order. Hopefully this rests any comparisons between that and Tejas production. No more ...
by Shameek
28 Feb 2018 20:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533655

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

Good omen will be HAL announcing the third production line for 3jas. No, the line needs to move faster. https://www.wired.com/2016/09/boeing-builds-737-just-nine-days/ While it is amazing to see one 737 built every 9 days, remember how long the line has been open and the order quantities. It can be...
by Shameek
28 Feb 2018 04:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 92
Views: 14371

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

Wastewater reuse like the example below can help with growing grass/vegetation on roadsides and communities. This one is targeted for golf courses but could be re-purposed for other uses including playgrounds and gardens.

Golf Course Irrigation
by Shameek
26 Feb 2018 21:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 92
Views: 14371

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

The challenge with grass is it needs to be maintained and requires water. In a climate like Delhi that can be challenging. If they can select certain areas to focus on and then re-purpose waste water to irrigate the area then it may work. A lot of discipline is required by the authorities and the ci...
by Shameek
26 Feb 2018 21:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 977
Views: 90392

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Differences between Delta Force and Seal Team 6(DevGru). Some pictures and videos as well.

Link to Article
by Shameek
23 Feb 2018 02:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

CBI likely to crack down on arms racket in Jammu and Kashmir soon The CBI is likely to soon crack down on one of the biggest gunrunning rackets aided by some Jammu and Kashmir officials, with the Rajasthan Police seeking a central agency probe into over 5,000 fake arms licences issued in the last 1...
by Shameek
23 Feb 2018 02:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 221898

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

NDTV Link Jammu: The Indian Army today destroyed a Pakistani post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, sources said. The troops targeted the Pakistani post which was involved in a ceasefire violation in Mendhar sector of Poonch district, they said. No casualties h...
by Shameek
23 Feb 2018 01:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 92
Views: 14371

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

The other contributing factor is the constant 'digging up' of roads on some pretext or the other. (phone, internet, pipes etc.) The road and sidewalk in front of my house was made very well with 3 lanes per side and special footpath tiles to allow rainwater to percolate into the soil below. Within 2...
by Shameek
22 Feb 2018 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882808

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Akash Missile
Why India needs the Akash missile

This is the first time an entirely Indian designed, developed, and manufactured product is being deployed in numbers, says Ajai Shukla.
by Shameek
16 Feb 2018 02:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Terrorist Attack at CRPF Camp, Pulwama Days after a gruesome terror attack on Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed lives of six Army personnel, militants today targeted the CRPF camp in Panzgam Awantipora near Pulwama railway station. After militants opened fire at the camp, security...
by Shameek
15 Feb 2018 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2058
Views: 232824

Re: Military Flight Safety

:cry:
It was a Virus SW80 aircraft. As per HT the deceased were identified as Wing Commanders Jai Paul James and T Vats.
by Shameek
13 Feb 2018 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4236
Views: 686038

Re: Small Arms Thread

From what I remember reading, it is 1:7.8. Will try to find the source. The barrel was ~18 inches long.
by Shameek
13 Feb 2018 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 221898

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Similar looking guns have been used before as well in exercises with the IN. I remember red guns as well as black with a red barrel tip.
by Shameek
12 Feb 2018 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Pigs should be burned instead of bury to ensure that they get the message, we will not allow them to get their 72 before or after life. Hit where it hurt the most. This is easy to say but not to implement. There are multiple parties waiting for exactly something like this to make it a communal issu...
by Shameek
12 Feb 2018 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Subedar Madan Lal Bakrah (Kathua): He faced a group of heavily armed desperate terrorists with bare hands, took scores of bullets on his chest and arms, yet ensured that the assailants could not inflict much harm on his family. Subedar Madal Lal Choudhary, 50, eventually fell to the AK 47 bullets f...
by Shameek
11 Feb 2018 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

INJURED (From Hindustan Times) 1. Lt. Col. Rohit Solanki - 6 Mahar (Minor injuries) 2. Maj Avijit Singh - 6 Mahar (Head injury) 3. L/Nk Bahadur Singh - 1 JAK LI (Multiple injuries) 4. Havildar Abdul Hamid Rashid - 1 JAK LI (Head injuries) 5. Paramjeet Kaur, age 40, relative of Hony Lt Madan Lal Chou...
by Shameek
11 Feb 2018 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

From Shiv Aroor Twitter Death toll in #SunjwanAttack now stands at 6, with 11 persons injured. The 6 dead are: 1. Sub. Madan Lal Choudhary 2. Sub. Mohd. Ashraf Mir 3. Hav. Habibullah Quraishi 4. Naik Manzoor Ahmed 5. Lance Naik Mohd. Iqbal 6. Father of Lance Naik Mohd Iqbal (4 terrorists killed) :cr...
by Shameek
11 Feb 2018 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^ The J&K Legislative Assembly speaker had claimed that the attacks were due to the Rohingya presence. He had to retract the statement after protests.
by Shameek
11 Feb 2018 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3520
Views: 406271

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

^ There is an article linked in the J&K thread reporting of funds allocated for better defenses. Hopefully its not just empty words.

EDIT: Article after the Uri attacks
by Shameek
10 Feb 2018 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367410

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^ Apparently money has been sanctioned to improve perimeter security. There is an article linked above. I sincerely hope this is fast tracked and does not get stuck in any red tape.

EDIT: Some pictures from the operation. (Link)
by Shameek
01 Feb 2018 04:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2045
Views: 221944

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

^ We also don't know the identities of the 4 others that were KIA. Is it possible some of them were PA?
by Shameek
31 Jan 2018 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2045
Views: 221944

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Great read about the revenge raid. Interesting to note that the assault was silent and suppressed till they entered the house and then they went loud. Of course if they were detected then it would have been a 'loud' mission from that point on. But it would be interesting to know why they did not kee...
by Shameek
30 Jan 2018 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3062
Views: 386161

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^ It is a Beretta MX4 Storm Carbine. I remember reading a report about the BSF having problems with these a few years back.
by Shameek
24 Jan 2018 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4020
Views: 627679

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

^^ All the English ones I could find on YouTube have audio problems. Found a Hindi dubbed one that worked.
by Shameek
13 Nov 2017 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 977
Views: 90392

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

2 Navy SEALs Under Suspicion in Strangling of Green Beret in Mali WASHINGTON — Navy criminal authorities are investigating whether two members of the elite SEAL Team 6 strangled an Army Green Beret in June while they were in Mali on a secret assignment, military officials say. Staff Sgt. Logan J. Me...
by Shameek
09 Nov 2017 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4236
Views: 686038

Re: Small Arms Thread

Reading through the post, the beige is the 'phantom steel' band encased in polyethylene foam. The poster says this is an older design and the newer ones have Kevlar. There is also an optional insert at the top for added protection.
by Shameek
08 Nov 2017 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 340145

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Yes, both Pak and China make M4 copies for years now. Will be interesting to know if more are found.
by Shameek
08 Nov 2017 02:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2058
Views: 232824

Re: Military Flight Safety

^^ The quality of that newspaper report is very poor. 'Ending gear' and planes 'nozzle'? Also, it would be nice to mention if the pilot is safe and sound.
by Shameek
28 Jun 2017 03:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1500
Views: 199777

Re: India's Power Sector

question! Since stored power in batteries is DC., does it needs to be converted to AC while transmitting it? How do you transfer it? (apart from physically moving the batteries from one place to another). There are many companies that sell Solar Inverters for commercial and residential purposes. SM...

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