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by schinnas
22 Mar 2019 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Twitterati gossip of India trying out new weapons in its arsenal from Swati, the Gun locating radar to ATAG / M777 to Nag to Pinaka ia warming the jingo hearts. Hope it's made standard practice.
by schinnas
19 Mar 2019 09:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The choppers were supposedly 1km behind IB and not clear if they fired at Indian posts.
by schinnas
16 Mar 2019 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Pakis can give sauds some nukes but pak trained people still needed to maintain and operate it Not like sauds can turn a key and its ready to roll Once Barbaria has the mail and the delivery mechanism and secure control system to launch it, they can buy enough willing Pakis who are trained in it fo...
by schinnas
16 Mar 2019 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Or Pakis may have shifted them fearing ground based surgical strike.
by schinnas
13 Mar 2019 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

. Please start watching from 53:47 Nirmala Sitharaman's interview on AAJ TAK and many more answers. youtube>>> c2a_XuZzp9g -Ankit Thanks for posting it. Whole interview is worth watching. For me, critical part was what I was thinking.. but RM has articulated it pretty nicely... Balkot was NOT just ...
by schinnas
12 Mar 2019 19:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I really wish GOI announced these things & humiliated the Bakis. H&D is more important to them than their soldiers lives. 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 Capta...
by schinnas
07 Mar 2019 07:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

He has NaMo's ear thru multiple channels. Don't go by what's written in MC. He always gets closer to party in power. But truth is he has lesser traction with NaMo's PMO than with previous govts. His is currently manipulating things by pocketing senior level officials and not due to any partiality f...
by schinnas
06 Mar 2019 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Singha wrote:^^ how does Nagpur view this fellow?


He has both supporters and skeptics and I am not sure what is the top level view.
by schinnas
06 Mar 2019 23:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

this lady owner of moneycontrol is rabidly anti modi on international media and forums. take her reportage with a bucketful of salt. Moneycontrol is indirectly owned by RIL. Word is that Motta bhai is now trying to dislodge NaMo, who isn't dancing to his tunes like previous PMs. His plan A is a non...
by schinnas
05 Mar 2019 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

can GE be postponed for say six months..?? That my dear Doctor, is a recipe for disaster. Opposition parties will be up in arms claiming that Modi has declared a dictatorship. The political capital that Modi has from 2014 to date will evaporate like a fart in the wind. The BJP will lose spectacular...
by schinnas
03 Mar 2019 09:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Actual Satellite Image analysis of Strike on Jaba Top, Balakote The full analysis ( has this been posted?) https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/were-indias-airstrikes-in-pakistan-a-strategy-for-public-approval/ The bad news is that this piece of evidence doesn't go in our favor but it looks a very sol...
by schinnas
02 Mar 2019 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I saw the cremation of Mi17 pilots shown briefly in a few channels.
by schinnas
02 Mar 2019 14:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I saw the cremation of Mi17 pilots shown briefly in a few channels.
by schinnas
02 Mar 2019 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

This guy is the Biggest LOSER today. I am not a big fan of Tatas.. Can u elaborate why u say this..? What many don't seem to notice is that Tatas took a real hit during Mumbai attack with several loyal employees killed by terrorists. Ratan Tata must have wished for the govt of the day to retaliate ...
by schinnas
02 Mar 2019 01:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The inclusion of navy chief in the briefing yesterday seems to have had a fantastic effect in enforcing an informal blockade. Most commercial ships would automatically avoid Karachi and insurance would sky rocket. While it would increase inflation with prices skyrocketing, it may also help Pak econo...
by schinnas
02 Mar 2019 01:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Snake, Naag missiles ? Why'd Indian army use Naags on J&K LOC ? Just random bullshit by wannabes. Pakis used ATGM against Indian posts day before yesterday. Rumours are that India used snakes to wipe out 4 Paki posts and 720+ hoors had to be given employment. May be it works better than artille...
by schinnas
02 Mar 2019 01:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

SRINGAR: Four security personnel, including an officer, have died during an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district today. Sources say a terrorist, who was presumed dead, emerged from the rubble of a destroyed house and started firing which took the security personnel by s...
by schinnas
01 Mar 2019 15:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3996
Views: 433711

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

If Modi announces another G2G deal for 36 more Rafales in the interest of national security and saying we cannot allow our young pilots to continue to fly decades old Mig aircraft, nobody can question him. Airforce will be grateful too. The timing is perfect. I think the old G2G contract allows for ...
by schinnas
27 Feb 2019 13:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125780

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Amritsar, Srinagar, Jammu, Chandigarh airspace closed reports ToI/Reuters.
by schinnas
27 Feb 2019 13:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125780

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

ToI says PM Modi cut short a function in middle of a talk after getting a note from a defense person and rushed to join security review. We will know only later as to what exactly happened but Im the Dim and Bajwa are yet to learn their lessons. Very possible for our non-military counter terror oper...
by schinnas
27 Feb 2019 01:16
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125780

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

This might be their version of a bunker buster - they will lose a few bunkers in retaliation. The thing to watch for is any attempt by an armored formation to try to smash through the international border. Indications are of some heavy firing (artillery?) and tank movement by Pakis in Sialkot secto...
by schinnas
27 Feb 2019 01:03
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125780

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Twitter is full of speculation that Pakistan used ATGM on Indian posts. This fellow @natsecjeff is calling it confirmed news without revealing the source.

Is the retaliation for this in kind or bigger?
by schinnas
26 Feb 2019 18:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125780

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

@ANI 31m31 minutes ago More ANI Retweeted ANI The Pakistani drone in the Kutch area was shot down by a ‘Derby’ missile from Israeli air defence system SPYDER. First time system used to target enemy aircraft. Erh, a Derby is close to $1M a round. I hope the drone is one of their larger hunter killer...
by schinnas
25 Feb 2019 10:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Letting the court decide is a great move. Govt can pass ordinance or amend constitution always. But if court does it, it's easier. Otherwise courts get exposed for their view points driving much needed discussion on our courts.
by schinnas
22 Feb 2019 21:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Rishi_Tri wrote:Just a reminder:

14th Feb 2019 - Bharatwasis killed in Bharat - 44
Till 22nd Feb 2019 - NaPakis killed in NaPakistan / Elsewhere - 0 (don't count two street urchins killed where we lost four of our own)


Around 18th Feb, Balochi fidayeen killed 10+ Puki fauji.
by schinnas
22 Feb 2019 21:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 362
Views: 41423

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

The other aspect is that by winning a Tactical Victory at UNSC in getting Jaish-e-Mohammed dissed by all, India has done a Musharraf-Kargil. If this means nothing, why did China try and obstruct this resolution passing? Surely, the Chinese saw something in this resolution. It helps in every other t...
by schinnas
22 Feb 2019 08:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

On the other hand, I welcome Lt Gen joining the INC (in whatever capacity). Hopefully it will bring some sense into their thinking. Unless the respected general is a total crook (if he is one, then God help us all), his experience and point of view may rub off a little on the opposition so they dis...
by schinnas
18 Feb 2019 20:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

How can a brigade commander ,DIG and a Lt col can get injured in one encounter where you already lost a Major +4. Capturing this terrormaster mind alive would have been a bigger coup for India than Kasab. So forces took unnecessary risk and given the emotions involved senior level officers perhaps ...
by schinnas
18 Feb 2019 19:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Absolutely. MBS had some years back dismissed India as a chicken and goaded Pakistan not to be afraid of us. He views Pakistan as his extended army and should learn his limits.
by schinnas
18 Feb 2019 13:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

12 hours gun fight. Hmm, once bitten twice shy doesn't apply to us. we are those idiots who repeat same things expecting different outcome: winning minds and hearts that is. Even after bloodiest blast in decades, we are still engaging in half day long firefights with terrorists numbering 4 6 and st...
by schinnas
17 Feb 2019 10:08
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Any overt war will unite the Muslim world against India and given opportunity to Pakistan to revive its Geo political position and economy. This makes no sense. US has been at war with multiple muslim countries Iraq, Libia, Afghanistan, Syria but no muslim countries ganged up against them. China ha...
by schinnas
17 Feb 2019 08:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Haji Pir bulge is strategic but same effect of blocking infiltration routes can be achieved through a much less ambitious salami slice. An added disadvantage of Haji Pir bulge in its entirety is that now the population has grown significantly and the challenge of assimilating them should not be tak...
by schinnas
17 Feb 2019 08:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Siachen wasn't captured from Pak. It wasn't occupied by either country and the boundAry was vaugue leading both countries to claim it. Even then they have been trying very hard for it in multiple ways to avenge, including Kargil. On the other hand taking back territory currently occupied by Pak will...
by schinnas
16 Feb 2019 13:14
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

Public humiliation of Puki fauji is most important followed by systematic degradation of Pakistan as a state in terms of military, law and order, economy, diplomatic reach, etc.
by schinnas
15 Feb 2019 07:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

India would be fully justified in launching couple of Brahmos on Masood Azhar. Did the creep claim responsibility yet?
by schinnas
15 Feb 2019 04:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155795

Re: Pulwama Attack

All illegal mining, quarries have access to commercial grade explosives. This was either made in the valley from fertilizers and other raw materials or smuggled from other places to Kashmir. Given the easy know how, my guess is raw materials were first shipped to valley and it was perhaps made there...
by schinnas
05 Jan 2019 01:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156875

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Back in 400CE Eudoxia entered Zeus Marnas temple with solders as women were not allowed there. Later whole temple and the cult itself vanished from Gaza. The same thing is happening now in KL. No, it isn't. Sabarimala will emerge stronger. It was even earlier burnt down completely by evangelicals a...
by schinnas
04 Jan 2019 07:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156875

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The CPI(M) looks like is winning the match. A few years after, all the video clippings of even Janam TV would be used to show CPI(M) brought a renaissance in Kerala. All actions done so far would be shown as acts of revolution. They aren't. BJP has to only bring the ordinance. They will perform ver...
by schinnas
28 Apr 2018 00:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2909
Views: 489271

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Happening slowly through retail industry.
by schinnas
26 Apr 2018 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2842
Views: 391311

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

Gautam sir, Modi is too seasoned a leader to be so naive. Govt officials should be guessing as to his plans as Modi keeps cards close to his chest and only the foreign secretary, Doval, and CCS will be provided to his plans.

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