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by Karthik S
17 Nov 2018 10:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4854
Views: 916797

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Blackjacks are deterrents, 1 BJ can carry 6 BrahMos, 1 Talwar carries 8.
by Karthik S
14 Nov 2018 19:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3171
Views: 575092

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

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#BREAKING : #GeoEye is possibly the first purely optical #spysat launched by #India . This will help #surgicalstrikes type ops immensely.


Can any guru tell how? We did use our satellites during PoK SS, how this one will be added advantage.
by Karthik S
14 Nov 2018 16:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1526
Views: 215016

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Look up @LiveLawIndia handle in twitter.
by Karthik S
14 Nov 2018 16:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1526
Views: 215016

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Seems there's a slip up on a technology in our Rafales during court hearing today? Potentially affecting Indo French ties. Govt. should have stopped IAF personnel from appearing for this very reason.
by Karthik S
14 Nov 2018 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I don't care for UCC, we just need strict 2 child norm. TT etc doesn't affect me, what affects me is demographic changes.
by Karthik S
14 Nov 2018 13:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 681
Views: 115397

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Paul wrote:
ramana wrote:tsarkar does the old standard of 1000 tonnes displacement per aircraft still hold for modern carriers?


One aircraft carrier per 1Trillion of GDP is a reasonable metric.


Then 20 CVNs for USN?
by Karthik S
13 Nov 2018 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Dileep wrote:Anyway, this verdict is a tremendous boost to the #SaveSabarimala movement. Now, there is absolutely no question of violation, even if the chinese army shows up!!


There's no stay on previous verdict, it means pv and GOKL can continue their crusades, how is it a boost?
by Karthik S
12 Nov 2018 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Thanks Sachin. Could relate to NR of Chidu.
by Karthik S
12 Nov 2018 21:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sachin wrote:^^^ The above stance is a clear indication that CPI(M) is batting for some one else, most likely for X'ians who have their own faithful in the huge set of "advisors" of the CM.


Sachin, is PV a crypto?
by Karthik S
12 Nov 2018 19:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1102
Views: 77584

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Aditya_V wrote:
Karthik S wrote:Pak going to recognize Israel? It can't be without jihadi army's backing, what's cooking?


If you the reaction to Asia Bibi acquittal you would know what the reaction to this would be! Kaptaan and Faujis don't have a death wish.


My thoughts exactly, or else we'd see Anwar Sadat 2.0
by Karthik S
12 Nov 2018 16:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1102
Views: 77584

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pak going to recognize Israel? It can't be without jihadi army's backing, what's cooking?
by Karthik S
11 Nov 2018 09:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1945
Views: 162217

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Its bakshesh. Relax things are in process. Not necessarily. India mostly buys defensive weapon systems and military transport systems from the US. They are effective and are the best value of any supplier anywhere. The US defense contractors deliver on time and on budget. Which is a big deal. Why d...
by Karthik S
10 Nov 2018 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Need to spread awareness about HRCE in TN.
by Karthik S
10 Nov 2018 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Where will the helicopters land? Don't think those women will do HALO jump, How many sorties will be required to transport 500 women?
by Karthik S
07 Nov 2018 15:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I gotta say door looks out of place. It should also be white to go with body colour.
by Karthik S
06 Nov 2018 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 151
Views: 20377

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

It is interesting to note that the Navy went with the Amriki classification and designated the Arihant as SSBN -80. There was a discussion in the older thread where some stalwarts (tsarkar-ji?) had argued that the Arihant was neither an SSN nor an SSBN, and was a unique type amongst world navies. S...
by Karthik S
06 Nov 2018 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Indeed, how ironic people who voted commies turned out to be the strongest defenders.
by Karthik S
06 Nov 2018 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 151
Views: 20377

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Gurus, any reason why the sub is not shown to the public?
by Karthik S
06 Nov 2018 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Hats off to Kl devotees and women in particular who were protesting against a right given to them.
by Karthik S
06 Nov 2018 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Disha dude, I understand you are hurt coz few posters have blamed the govt. Thats happening Not just here but even in social media. But rest of your mumbo jumbo is just that. Fact is it was that moron minister in delhi who mouthed off for a ban even last year and was happy about it. Diwali crackers ...
by Karthik S
06 Nov 2018 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 151
Views: 20377

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Main priority should be to build reactors capable of propelling 14 15k T SSBN and SLBM with 8000 km range.
by Karthik S
05 Nov 2018 22:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Good news, high probability of designing tilting train. Hope to see something like a pendolino.
by Karthik S
05 Nov 2018 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Thanks Sachin, isn't next week the major pilgrimage starts when millions of devotees come there. I think tomorrow is the last chance if commie govt wants to desecrate the temple.
by Karthik S
05 Nov 2018 21:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

What's latest update now? Any woman "devotee" tired to enter? Soviet union would be proud with the iron curtain carry by commie government.
by Karthik S
05 Nov 2018 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 151
Views: 20377

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Sabarimala and diwali arrests have brought down my happiness. But still good to know finally triad has been completed.
by Karthik S
04 Nov 2018 11:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Can anyone translate what Javee has written?
by Karthik S
02 Nov 2018 08:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sachin wrote:You are right Ramana. And they donate the maximum. Right now I am at a Railway Jn near Rajamundry. And I see Ayyappa devotees already moving around wearing the black dress.


Please spread the word to those devotees sir.
by Karthik S
01 Nov 2018 12:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Gus wrote:Chennai to salem-erode-cbe onwards to KL would be a good one.
I can already auto to metro and metro to park station and walk over to central to take train, and from destination take another bus to native place.


There's a Chennai Central metro station directly in front of the Central station.
by Karthik S
29 Oct 2018 19:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Any videos of trial run of Train 18? Can't find one on YouTube.
by Karthik S
27 Oct 2018 09:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

More aerodynamic, some changes to gear operation that will facilitate 200 kmph top speed.
by Karthik S
27 Oct 2018 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1945
Views: 162217

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Singha saar, isn't there a MIC lobby? Also, they generate good employment, helps in khan maintaining their edge in science and tech, after all all major tech today was started as a military project.
by Karthik S
27 Oct 2018 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2402
Views: 301561

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



Isn't he a friend of SuSwamy, then how his return to power can be a worry for India?
by Karthik S
27 Oct 2018 08:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Delhi metro will hit triple century next week. WOW. TRILOKPURI SANJAY LAKE - SHIV VIHAR METRO SECTION TO BE FLAGGED OFF FOR PASSENGER OPERATIONS ON 31ST OCTOBER, 2018 The Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake - Shiv Vihar Metro section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line will be formally flagged off for passenger operation...
by Karthik S
23 Oct 2018 18:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 20 will be license produced using foreign technology though. Do you have an article reference for this ? I was under the impression the Train 18 Ian meant to replace Sharabdis and Train 20s are sleeper class to replace Rajdhanis. IIRC, along with that Train 20 has top speed of 200 KMPH and it...
by Karthik S
22 Oct 2018 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Internet services banned and mobile networks jammed. Is govt planning opn bluestar?
by Karthik S
22 Oct 2018 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1562
Views: 79541

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Looks like media persons are being evicted from sabarimalai? Why would that be?
by Karthik S
21 Oct 2018 12:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2667
Views: 326969

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary.

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