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by Manish_Sharma
15 Apr 2021 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5670
Views: 1143328

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

Vivek Ahuja's scenario seems to be coming as reality: https://www.opindia.com/2021/04/china-plans-super-dam-on-brahmaputra-river-three-gorges-tibet-and-india/amp/?__twitter_impression=true China plans to build a super dam on the Brahmaputra river, rises security and environmental concerns in Tibet a...
by Manish_Sharma
14 Apr 2021 16:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1846
Views: 389664

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Russia has begun consolidating its hypersonic and stealth detection radar chain across its frontiers with operational deployment of the Resonans-N metre wave radar https://t.co/FSPBKqlEeC https://www.armyrecognition.com/defense_news_april_2021_global_security_army_industry/russian_anti-hypersonic_mi...
by Manish_Sharma
12 Apr 2021 03:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3611
Views: 922288

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

arshyam, it is fate accompli. We are just waiting for Russia to start openly favor China disregarding our Strategic interests. ..... Greatest transfer of wealth happened from usa to china. US consciously chose Dictatorial communist China over Democratic India. Even after Tiananmen square massacre U...
by Manish_Sharma
12 Apr 2021 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5381
Views: 940087

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

TWITTER @Rajivmessage: European colonial powers fought each other over control of colonies. But also made treaties with each other to divide the colonies among themselves. Same way, don’t be surprised if USA & China (being pragmatic & unemotional) carve out the world between themselves. htt...
by Manish_Sharma
11 Apr 2021 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5381
Views: 940087

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

TWITTER @Rajivmessage: QUAD DISRUPTION? US Navy ships claiming the ocean near Lakshadweep is international waters. Suppose China sends navy there citing the US argument to assert its own rights. What will that do to Quad? Did USA think through? India must ask. https://twitter.com/RajivMessage/status...
by Manish_Sharma
11 Apr 2021 12:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5381
Views: 940087

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If it's any consolation, don't take it personally. Under Biden the US is back to living by it's old unspoken dictum of "Vassals first, allies later". Non-white &/or non-Christian states had better govern themselves according to Washington's preferences... I mean, standards of freedom ...
by Manish_Sharma
10 Apr 2021 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5670
Views: 1143328

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

TWITTER: Edward N Luttwak @ELuttwak : To deride the US as a chess player viz the Go-playing Chinese ignores history: they were defeated & ruled by successive foreign conquerors for 1000+ years till 1912 & then invaded by Japan till it was defeated by the US not Chinese. Chess is for conquer...
by Manish_Sharma
10 Apr 2021 17:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5810
Views: 841694

Re: Understanding the US - Again

USA sees itself as Anglo club member, hence never does FONOPs against Anglo nations like Australia Canada new Zealand.... https://twitter.com/resplinodell/status/1380627009362132996?s=19 TWITTER Thread Rachel Esplin Odell @resplinodell The US dismisses India's objections to US Freedom of Navigation ...
by Manish_Sharma
10 Apr 2021 14:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3929
Views: 496989

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

https://www.dharmadispatch.in/amp/story/history/what-the-sufis-really-said-in-their-own-words?__twitter_impression=true What the Sufis Really Said: In Their Own Words By Sandeep Balakrishna 13th Mar, 2020 at 1:57 PM One of the more enduring myths…actually a dense blanket of wool, which over the last...
by Manish_Sharma
09 Apr 2021 20:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5381
Views: 940087

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://tfiglobalnews.com/2021/04/09/to-placate-china-us-violates-indian-waters-a-grave-mistake/amp/?__twitter_impression=true To placate China, US violates Indian waters – A grave mistake  By Sohil Sinha  The US Navy carried out a Freedom of Navigation Operation (FOPNOP) near India’s Lakshadweep Is...
by Manish_Sharma
09 Apr 2021 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5381
Views: 940087

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

TWITTER https://twitter.com/Chellaney/status/1380497582191910913?s=19 @Chellaney: U.S. Navy loves to unilaterally conduct operations in other countries' EEZs to challenge their allegedly “excessive maritime claims." But how does the U.S. react when a foreign navy conducts military activities i...
by Manish_Sharma
09 Apr 2021 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5381
Views: 940087

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Mort Walker ji was right! Result of Trump defeat! Congratulations to BRFites who support Biden: So kerry tells Modi to cancel S400 deal, when refused Democrat Administration invades Indian EEZ: In an unusual move, the United States has announced that it conducted patrols in the Indian Exclusive Econ...
by Manish_Sharma
07 Apr 2021 16:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2777
Views: 419176

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014

TWITTER Aviator Anil Chopra@Chopsyturvy Su-57 applied for a patent in China and accidentally exposed the core parameters, which is 100 times worse than the J-20! https://t.co/sjnI0CygF1 ___________________ https://daydaynews.cc/en/military/amp/756758.html?__twitter_impression=true Su-57 applied for...
by Manish_Sharma
29 Mar 2021 18:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Freeing Hindu temples from Govts - what is the goal , feasible extent and approach ?
Replies: 31
Views: 1522

Re: Freeing Hindu temples from Govts - what is the goal , feasible extent and approach ?

@Aparbharat: My #Thread on Free Temple Movement. There is a big argument on Twitter that why should government hav temples in their control, Swαmy went to court against several state govs to free temples I will explain u all why does Swαmy wants to free temples & why Modi thinks differently Let ...
by Manish_Sharma
20 Mar 2021 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 2356
Views: 433039

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a35865601/f-36-kingsnake-air-force-next-fighter-jet-concept/ This Is the F-36 Kingsnake. It Could Be the Air Force's Next Fighter Jet. Meet the new, non-stealthy fighter that may replace the F-16. By Kyle Mizokami MAR 18, 2021 The U.S. Air Force has...
by Manish_Sharma
17 Mar 2021 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3420
Views: 356347

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I have a thought on the news of some IM vote going to BJP in WB. The more RG makes statements like NM is like Saddam/Gaddafi and autocracy etc. - the more IM will be inclined towards BJP. ... IM don't think and draw conclusions whom to vote or oppose. They have leaders who are very astute and decid...
by Manish_Sharma
16 Mar 2021 21:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 419
Views: 99532

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

Beauty and awesomeness overload:

https://twitter.com/singhshwetabh71/sta ... 99140?s=09 ---> A very cool pic of NLCA at SBTF, Goa by Deb Rana.

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by Manish_Sharma
16 Mar 2021 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 178
Views: 39638

Re: Indian Interests_2

https://twitter.com/Anuraag_Shukla/status/1371720816933576707?s=19 @Anuraag_Shukla: The Uncolonized Mind: Aurobindo If Kipling was culturally an Indian child who grew up to become an ideologue of the moral and political superiority of the West, Aurobindo was culturally a European child who grew up t...
by Manish_Sharma
16 Mar 2021 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3623
Views: 772591

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

@ColRamit: Maj went to consult doctor Maj: I think Amoxicillin is better than Ampiclllin. 1-0-1 with antacids & B Complex for 3 days Doc (laughing): I’ve done MBBS, MD & prac for 28 yrs. U think U know better? Maj: But U2 tweet on how Army should deploy in Fingers Z in Ladakh Silence :rotfl:...
by Manish_Sharma
15 Mar 2021 22:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3493
Views: 660111

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Look at the twitter feed, the sheer number of sepoys crawling out of their hidey holes with their chaddis in an almighty collective twist and getting schooled all over again. :rotfl: :rotfl: @PantheraTigrisN : Aaye haaye. Jo dard utha Goro ke liye. Dekho, yahi woh chehre hain. These hypocrites can'...
by Manish_Sharma
15 Mar 2021 21:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 2356
Views: 433039

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Not david axe: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/12/opinion/f-35-fighter-jet-cost.html#click=https://t.co/9gLcmpwWAi The Fighter Jet That’s Too Pricey to Fail The F-35 is a boondoggle. Yet we’re stuck with it. By The Editorial Board The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are...
by Manish_Sharma
05 Mar 2021 10:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3420
Views: 356347

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.kooapp.com/koo/RamaYeleswarapu-2ENMQ/FC8E3 Shri Rama Yeleswarapu wrote: The whole Indo-China standoff since 2014 is result of Modi destroying the China-vision of Xi Jinping that was almost realized if Congress were to come into power in 2014. No wonder Rahul Gandhi cries Modi doesn’t hav...
by Manish_Sharma
02 Mar 2021 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1846
Views: 389664

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

what is a intercontinental torpedo - navigate underwater to intercontinental distances and hit the coast or navigate intercontinentally, suddenly rise above the water somewhere random and hit land somewhere random or is it a nuclear tipped normal torpedo launched by a nuclear sub? 100 megaton warhe...
by Manish_Sharma
02 Mar 2021 05:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1846
Views: 389664

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Incredibly impressive, with a giant nuclear torpedo: https://news.usni.org/2021/02/25/new-details-of-russian-belgorod-doomsday-submarine-revealed#more-83812 Russia’s latest super-sized submarine, Belgorod, has been a conundrum for interested observers. While its existence is far from secret, Moscow ...
by Manish_Sharma
28 Feb 2021 19:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249487

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

From: Observer Research Foundation: India’s quest for a new assault rifle is almost over : It also emerged that the cost per rifle had gone down to INR 70,000 (US$ 962) and INR 6,000 (US$ 82.5) per rifle would be paid to Russia as royalty for licensed production of the AK-203. This would add up to ...
by Manish_Sharma
27 Feb 2021 20:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5670
Views: 1143328

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

Hmmm..... I thought India got what she wanted - a pull back by both India and China. Are you saying only India is pulling back? IF only India is pulling back, then I can agree that the US pressure is in play. But, if both nations are pulling back, then that is what India wanted. FWIW: I had tried t...
by Manish_Sharma
27 Feb 2021 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5670
Views: 1143328

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

Another report from Natasha Bertrand (who is more of a genuine journalist and less of a China-mouthpiece like Wertime) https://www.politico.com/news/2021/02/10/biden-xi-jinping-phone-call-468544 Well, over the last week Lloyd Austin spoke to Rajnath Singh, Anthony Blinken spoke to S Jaishankar, and...
by Manish_Sharma
27 Feb 2021 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 573
Views: 151762

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

https://alphadefense.in/orca-omni-role-combat-aircraft-iaf/ ORCA – Why it makes sense? By Alpha Defense FEB 26, 2021 The Omni Role Combat Aircraft or ORCA is a proposed land-based variant of Twin Engine Deck based fighter jet that is under development for the requirement of Indian Navy. The design o...
by Manish_Sharma
26 Feb 2021 04:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2419
Views: 399339

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Nice video by Shiv ji on why F 35 is already obsolete.



That idiot Unzhawala was writing last year that Bharat should cancel Tejas Mk.2 and buy F-35.

It's clear that TEDBF is very much need of time, 5 generation stealth is dead.
by Manish_Sharma
25 Feb 2021 20:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2419
Views: 399339

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Vinod@VinodDX9:

https://twitter.com/VinodDX9/status/136 ... 08579?s=19 ---> " The 17-ton, non-stealthy F-16 is too difficult to upgrade with the latest software," Brown explained.

So doesn't it automatically ends F-21 story for India?

https://t.co/gZtOhsER0D
by Manish_Sharma
25 Feb 2021 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3420
Views: 356347

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Sidhant Sibal:

Breaking: UK court orders extradition of Nirav Modi to India

https://twitter.com/sidhant/status/1364 ... 10529?s=19
by Manish_Sharma
25 Feb 2021 17:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3420
Views: 356347

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/vinayak_jain/status/1364440499092819971?s=19 Vinayak: My analysis of Gujarat municipal results. It’s a bit long but do read. Facts: • BJP increased its tally from 390 in 2015 to 483 • In every corporation BJP improved its score • Congress fell from 175 to a paltry 55 Why Municipa...
by Manish_Sharma
25 Feb 2021 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 2356
Views: 433039

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2021/02/23/the-us-air-force-just-admitted-the-f-35-stealth-fighter-has-failed/amp/?__twitter_impression=true The U.S. Air Force Just Admitted The F-35 Stealth Fighter Has Failed David Axe The U.S. Air Force’s top officer wants the service to develop an affordabl...
by Manish_Sharma
24 Feb 2021 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 178
Views: 39638

Re: Indian Interests_2

^ Great achievement. Request you to please post this in the MIL thread as well Perhaps the Disruptive Tech thread would be most appropriate? https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6476 or the Cyber Warfare thread.. https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5619&am...
by Manish_Sharma
24 Feb 2021 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 82426

Re: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion

This is the most important scientific breakthrough that should be celebrated. On the other hand Raman Research Institute ( Bengaluru ) should become target # 1 for official Chinese hackers. Bengaluru scientists make quantum technology breakthrough. The project aims to encrypt a message which CANNOT ...
by Manish_Sharma
24 Feb 2021 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Disruptive Technologies List
Replies: 24
Views: 9486

Re: Disruptive Technologies List

This is the most important scientific breakthrough that should be celebrated. On the other hand Raman Research Institute ( Bengaluru ) should become target # 1 for official Chinese hackers. Bengaluru scientists make quantum technology breakthrough. The project aims to encrypt a message which CANNOT ...
by Manish_Sharma
24 Feb 2021 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 178
Views: 39638

Re: Indian Interests_2

This is the most important scientific breakthrough that should be celebrated. On the other hand Raman Research Institute ( Bengaluru ) should become target # 1 for official Chinese hackers. Bengaluru scientists make quantum technology breakthrough. The project aims to encrypt a message which CANNOT ...
by Manish_Sharma
23 Feb 2021 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3420
Views: 356347

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I am disappointed by the lack of strategy, ruthlessness and foresight by AS as HM. He is good as booth manager, targeting elections, but a utter complete failure as HM. Delhi cops are rotten to the core. Nothing done to fix the department. All cases against SG and mafia is a deadweight and barely p...
by Manish_Sharma
19 Feb 2021 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3623
Views: 772591

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

TWITTER: DAEROPLATE WROTE: by choosing to hide and lie about few dozen casualties of a comparatively small fight, cheen has shown weakness and some peculiar facets of their society. the recruits carrying the emperors sword were surely not the upper middle class kids of the coast but rural folks ... ...
by Manish_Sharma
18 Feb 2021 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 573
Views: 151762

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

And here is a shocker for all those who thought "4G Fighters are obsolete" and "why India is still going ahead with MWF/TEDBF rather than leapfrogging to N/AMCA directly". The USAF is not only acquiring F15EX (& the USN purchasing FA18 blk3), now they....... :shock: are will...

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