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by Karthik S
20 Jan 2018 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2793
Views: 440296

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

800-km range BrahMos missile to be tested this year India is laying the groundwork to test a high-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of striking targets more than 800 km away, a person familiar with the programme said. The missile is likely to be tested by the year-end. India has alre...
by Karthik S
19 Jan 2018 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3624
Views: 199862

Re: Internal Security Watch

NRC Assam update. 19 million declared legal residents. About 13 million being verified. Reports claim that 6-7 million will be declared illegal. IB reports that illegals are already moving to other parts of India specially WB. They will try to disappear in the ghettos. GOI needs to swiftly finish v...
by Karthik S
18 Jan 2018 18:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2793
Views: 440296

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Vips wrote:For BRF'ers the next lungi dance moment will be when we test a MIRV capable Agni 6 with range of at least 6000 Kms.


We are in 2018, how long are we going to test newer missile versions with 1000 km incremental range ? Need to test for "max" range atleast with Agni 6.
by Karthik S
18 Jan 2018 14:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2108
Views: 200990

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Bullet Rail: Indian Govt Is Pushing For More Local Suppliers, But Japan Has Raised ‘Quality’ Concerns A Shinkansen bullet train goes over a street in Tokyo. (Photo credit: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images) The Indian government has been pushing the case of including more local suppliers for the Japan...
by Karthik S
18 Jan 2018 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2793
Views: 440296

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Pratyush wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:Damn, Agni V tests no longer gets the Lungis up on BRF- Sigh



We need 10 thousand km wala to get the lungi up. :rotfl:


+ Agni VI
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2018 20:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 383
Views: 50905

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Prasad wrote:Well Tourism can be a big job generator but it needs widespread spending on hotel industry, transport, cleanliness, connectivity and PR.


And security for tourists.
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2018 17:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3116
Views: 280239

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

I'd love to add Smerch and Pinaka II in addition to 155mm, considering their additional 30 km range over guns. What was the figure one salvo from Smerch can cover 67 hectares of land.
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2018 09:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3116
Views: 280239

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yenkmKQqh54 Watch this from 1min to 10 min and then 22 mins onwards for 'scores on thokoing the enemy'. Just watch. Bumping this up. Guys do watch the 22 mins onwards at a bare minimum- you will enjoy it I promise ! But watch the 1st 10 mins too - see how Shivaji's l...
by Karthik S
15 Jan 2018 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3116
Views: 280239

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Nitin A. Gokhale‏Verified account @nitingokhale Following Following @nitingokhale More On Indian Army Day, 7 Pakistani soldiers of 801 Mujahid battalion under Pakistan's 3 PoK brigade killed in retaliatory firing by Indian troops under the 120 Brigade in Poonch. This is in addition to 5 Jaish terro...
by Karthik S
15 Jan 2018 10:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2358
Views: 304054

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

Press Trust of India‏Verified account @PTI_News
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UPDATE: 5 Jaish-e-Mohammed militants killed during infiltration bid in #Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir: DGP
by Karthik S
15 Jan 2018 09:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

maths u have provided is v impressive but something which mango man like me do... car ka average kitna hai..toll tax kitna hai. The business people / senior executives dont bother with these mundane things ( atleast in north india) . In delhi chandigarh example the flexibility of starting at own ti...
by Karthik S
14 Jan 2018 15:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2499
Views: 199883

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

PM Netanyahu has arrived.
by Karthik S
13 Jan 2018 09:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

arshyam wrote:Do regulations allow tunnels under a runway? A taxiway is one thing, many airports around the world have them, but this is first I am seeing that might go under a runway.


Looks like Sydney and Dubai have road tunnels under runways.

http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=341603
by Karthik S
12 Jan 2018 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2793
Views: 440296

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Exactly I was wondering why AK630 are not coupled with good radar for airfield defences in this tender. The tender calls for a gun with programmable ammunition. Shells for AK630 are HEI-Frag and Frag-T. They will have to develop new ammunition for the gun if its needed for the tender. Gurus, just t...
by Karthik S
12 Jan 2018 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2102
Views: 337382

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Everything narmal yet again.
by Karthik S
12 Jan 2018 09:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

This thread catches a lot of stuff related to civil aviation, but isn't restricted to airport operations and air traffic infrastructure. At the same time this thread gets tied up with terminal amenities, QoS of airlines, and singing paeans about the number of single runway operations at BOM - which...
by Karthik S
11 Jan 2018 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1440
Views: 42675

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

There were reports and also a tweet from SJha about new "cruiser" on the drawing board.
by Karthik S
11 Jan 2018 16:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1440
Views: 42675

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

the 30yo P15 delhi class carries 48 big SAMs and 16 barak1 SRSAM. plus 16uran in inclined tubes. fairly meaty for a ship of that size. the aft barak8 silos on 15A/B can surely be doubled in size to add 16 more. and new QRSAM in peripheral boxes whether VL or trainable. atleast fit and test the cell...
by Karthik S
11 Jan 2018 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1440
Views: 42675

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Quite a few of us here have talked about under-arming P15As. We need atleast 32 BrahMos and 48 Barak 8, considering it's mostly likely opponent PLAN.
by Karthik S
11 Jan 2018 11:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Well, they'd have to operate just like EWR and JFK. If necessary, connecting flights that have long layovers can be done without maglev once trans-harbor link is opened around similar timeline using airport shuttles.
by Karthik S
11 Jan 2018 11:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Two and Half Front War Scenario
Replies: 96
Views: 6738

Re: Two and Half Front War Scenario

We are at 0.5 war right now, we've been at it since 2004 at a massive scale. A civilization can withstand and fight external enemies, but one that's weakened internally will be destroyed. EJ, Jihadi, communism, western ideals and so called modernity all are the 0.5 war we are fighting. As on date th...
by Karthik S
11 Jan 2018 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3144
Views: 319696

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Maj Surendra Poonia‏Verified account @MajorPoonia Follow Follow @MajorPoonia More 1/1 With equipment like this, we don't need an enemy to kill our soldiers ALH almost ends up severely maiming 4 Special Forces soldiers when the boom broke in republic day practice. Pray for injured bravehearts @adgpi...
by Karthik S
10 Jan 2018 13:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

new BIAL T2 runway and terminal areas on the bottom and right of pic below https://www.bangaloreaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/BIAL-Master-Plan-2040.jpg MUM should punch at its considerable weight and set high goals Did you see the landscape around NMIA? It looks like it's surrounded by wa...
by Karthik S
10 Jan 2018 13:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Will be interesting to see if the NMIA will have automated people mover system, no mention of it so far. Looks like IGA will be the first airport to have one in India.
by Karthik S
09 Jan 2018 10:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Well I think all Indian construction companies are in similar financial condition.
by Karthik S
09 Jan 2018 09:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 265512

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Do you have a source for this ? The previous article report header is Jan 9. This is essentially news reported today. What is the source of your material ? Suraj, I have no official source but I can confirm that even the date Vips is saying will be an aggressive target to meet. The expected complet...
by Karthik S
08 Jan 2018 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tactics & military craft
Replies: 221
Views: 11918

Re: Tactics & military craft

Hope this is the right thread.

Looks who has re-tweeted it.

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by Karthik S
08 Jan 2018 13:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2736
Views: 192685

Re: Indian Roads Thread

I am waiting for the day when the GPS will show 100 kmph as average speed on National Highways. Mumbai-Bang is less than 1000km distance but time taken is more than 15 hours. The day it says 10 hours, we can consider India to have highway system comparable to the west.
by Karthik S
02 Jan 2018 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3624
Views: 199862

Re: Internal Security Watch

Aren't they playing their cards little early? Still 1.5 years to go for next elections. Enough time for any opponent to form a counter strategy.
by Karthik S
02 Jan 2018 18:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 383
Views: 50905

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj sir - what are the other economic reforms beyond GST that will add a percent or two to the GDP. There are a few that am aware of Labour reforms(being pursued by State Gov), Land reforms(got stuck) but beyond these what are the structural reforms that will boost the GDP as we go into 2018 FDI ...
by Karthik S
02 Jan 2018 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3624
Views: 199862

Re: Internal Security Watch

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Translation: 1 Lakh govt officials are working to identify BDs, it's costing 900 Cr.
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2884
Views: 164886

Re: Iran News and Discussions

If Iran goes back to being Persia, why it means it's weakened ? And where will IS return? Iran is backbone of Shia miltia such as Hezbollah and many rag tag shia militias fighting all over ME against Sunni radicals such as IS. In Iraq they fought along side Shia led govt with parliament legitimacy....
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 19:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2884
Views: 164886

Re: Iran News and Discussions

IMO, we need to worry about internal long term security, stability than any external threats first. Some guru can show further light what will benefit India internally with regards to Iran such as their doing a mass gharwapsi.
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2884
Views: 164886

Re: Iran News and Discussions

If Iran goes back to being Persia, why it means it's weakened ? And where will IS return?
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3624
Views: 199862

Re: Internal Security Watch

Anshul Saxena‏Verified account @AskAnshul Follow Follow @AskAnshul More 1st draft of National Register of Citizens published with names of 1.9 Cr people out of 3.29 Cr total applicants in Assam recognising them as legal citizens. Entire process will be completed within 2018. See, what Congress did ...
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2884
Views: 164886

Re: Iran News and Discussions

May be that's the case: Nassim Nicholas Taleb‏Verified account @nntaleb Follow Follow @nntaleb More SPECULATION: A previously inflexible regime is doomed when it starts giving *partial* concessions/reform. + Gorbachev + Iranian (1st) rev. + Russian rev. + Assad's release of Islamist prisoners + Fren...
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1915
Views: 154331

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

India should have abstained. It would have sent a message to both parties. By voting against, we not only went against our reliable partner (if not friend) Israel, but we failed to admit that Jerusalem belongs to them. Saw a tweet yesterday, Jerusalem was Israel's capital long before even the birth ...
by Karthik S
01 Jan 2018 08:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3841
Views: 530353

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

maz wrote:If you are concerned about the PLA Navy, just look at what China's Coast Guard is inducting: Image
Source: East Pendulum @HenriKenhmann


They look like our Shivalik class.

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