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by Pratyush
15 Nov 2019 13:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why do you think that MAD have other plans. They are human beings and can make mistakes.

The question is why were they not able to predict that SS will act in this way.

Especially when it fought the last election seperately from the NDA.
by Pratyush
07 Nov 2019 14:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124414

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

For NE the should remain as they are. Are they designed to be mule portable. I don't think so.

Though they should be whirly bird portable.
by Pratyush
07 Nov 2019 12:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124414

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Bharat forge ULH. apparently 2 recoil system. weight is teeny weeny 4.5tons if me had Hitler's powar would have ordered 5k of these mounted on 6 wheel TaTa trucks. I would be more interested in mounting it on a tracked hull with and automated loading system with 60 rounds magazine and 10 rounds a m...
by Pratyush
01 Nov 2019 13:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157022

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The Germans had showcased the U 416 a few years ago. It had 12 cell vls and AIP. Displacement was in the region of 4800 tons. That design is quite relevant for the IN. Don't believe that the they would exit the program without a fight. Sweeds could as they didn't have the design. But the Germans hav...
by Pratyush
25 Oct 2019 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124414

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Just googled about the fv4005. Interesting vehicle and concept, that was capable but largely impractical due to design and employment related issues. The role was taken over by ATGMS. The 130 mm catapult seems to be loosely and distantly inspired by that. So is that a cryptic message to the powers t...
by Pratyush
25 Oct 2019 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4998
Views: 961710

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

What is the real issue with Kaveri. Is it a lack of money, or poor material science, or poor application of available material sciences, or lack of trained human resources, that can do the design and construction of the engine it self. Because reading this thread, i can't really understand why the d...
by Pratyush
24 Oct 2019 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124414

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Niran,. Have read your and thakur_b s posts with interest on the topic. I think that you are mistaking the Pakistanis efforts of the 1965 war of improvising truck mounted mortars with morden efforts. Namely the French Ceaser which has been in operation with several nation's for nearly 20 years. Or f...
by Pratyush
19 Oct 2019 14:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Should we discontinue EVMs?
Replies: 2401
Views: 111186

Re: Should we discontinue EVMs?

This is a conspiracy theory the sole objective of which is to destroy the credibility of our election process.

Nothing more.

The same is being done in most liberal democracies by a cabal of people who think majority of a population is incapable of taking correct decisions.
by Pratyush
17 Oct 2019 19:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Should we discontinue EVMs?
Replies: 2401
Views: 111186

Re: Should we discontinue EVMs?

Having read the process of vote manipulation discribed above i can understand why the gentleman is banned on the form.
by Pratyush
15 Oct 2019 16:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 299
Views: 50031

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

Harsh Vardhan Thakur @hvtiaf Replying to @prajprakprakash and @drdo LCA Mk-2 cockpit will be ahead of F-35. Avionics will be similar and hopefully at par with F-35. Sensor fusion is a design driver. AMCA is aiming a little ahead of F-35. We've to demonstrate that. Automation is the bedrock. Intelli...
by Pratyush
02 Oct 2019 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157022

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The capacity built for the engine development will be useful for other projects but the engine might not directly be ported to the submarine. Why any particular reason ? The size and power output of the engine along with rpm range. As marine engines typically have larger sizes and lower RPM range. ...
by Pratyush
02 Oct 2019 10:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157022

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The capacity built for the engine development will be useful for other projects but the engine might not directly be ported to the submarine.
by Pratyush
02 Oct 2019 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 175
Views: 47144

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I am always amazed at the emphasis being on weight. Never on ground pressure. The lower ground pressure of Arjun makes it ideal for soft ground and marshes and deserts. But almost no one seems to focus on that. Most people think that a t 90 due to its lighter weight and higher ground pressure is mor...
by Pratyush
30 Sep 2019 10:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496675

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Could the 200 order size have anything to do with the emergency provision provided to the Service chiefs? That is up to $72 million per order AFAIR. Or was it increased? IMO, this is just a first lot like it was done for Akash. Getting the line established and supply chain humming. Again IMO, IAF n...
by Pratyush
27 Sep 2019 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

A_Gupta wrote:Sadhguru's Cauvery Calling Campaign:
https://www.ishaoutreach.org/en/cauvery-calling
Planning to plant 242 crore trees in the Cauvery basin.
What is their objection?????


They oppose Sadguru.

That's all.
by Pratyush
23 Sep 2019 13:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2180
Views: 256701

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

What is wrong with so many Indian experts. The lander was ment to drive for what 500 meters from the landing site?? The orbiter was ment to be in the orbit for atleast 1 year. So how is it a massive failure? How is the 98% success not a credible claim?? These are questions I have for the experts.
by Pratyush
19 Sep 2019 16:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 407
Views: 107474

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Prem Kumar wrote:Wondering how the U.S, Russia or China would deal with someone like Retd. Rear Adm S.Ahuja, his service record notwithstanding



Why does he have to be dealt with?

Is the LCA ready to go into naval service?
by Pratyush
19 Sep 2019 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2970
Views: 409352

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

His current position is no different from the position of current INC.
by Pratyush
19 Sep 2019 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2970
Views: 409352

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

SBajwa wrote:
NRao wrote:



Traitors work only for money


Naah, he is a dumbocrat.
by Pratyush
18 Sep 2019 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496675

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Yes. It says third test. Most likely they are proofing the production batch and confirming they match the development test vehicles. Three for a batch is pretty good. Does anyone recall the start date of Astra production run in Kerala? It was inaugurated by Jaitley. This batch was of 50 missiles. I...
by Pratyush
17 Sep 2019 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2970
Views: 409352

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Regarding Gen Sen and his meeting with MKG. IIRC, even Sam Manikshaw recounts something similar.
by Pratyush
14 Sep 2019 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496675

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Kanson, "Brimstone doesnt need mast mounted radar or thermal sight, you just have to point them in the target direction, rest it will do" Any weapon which is launched anyplace needs to be sure it is attacking opponents or real targets. Otherwise, civilians will be taken out or you go brok...
by Pratyush
13 Sep 2019 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Getting a lot of bad feedback on this new motorist laws with fines reaching thousands and police trying to harass people. If anyone has a channel to BJP folks, please give them feedback No. For far too long Indian motorists have gotten used to treating our lives as expendable on the road. The best ...
by Pratyush
13 Sep 2019 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 24495

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

I would like very happy with IAF getting 106. With 220 export sales. I would be over the moon with joy.

Go fo it HAL, you can do it.
by Pratyush
10 Sep 2019 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 24495

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Nube question.

How many more test program milestones remain for the aircraft to cross?

Before it satisfies all developmental goal's and orders can be placed.
by Pratyush
07 Sep 2019 18:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 960
Views: 257659

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

^^^ disagree, the answer to any Mirage purchase by TSP is Tejas.
by Pratyush
05 Sep 2019 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 36459

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

Congratulations to HAL for the clearing the 5th spin tests with the HTT 40 and the hot and high trials for the LUH.

May the medium helo be as successful as the Dhruv and the LUH as well.
by Pratyush
04 Sep 2019 15:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2970
Views: 409352

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

It will finally be lessor britain.

PS have never understood why socialism is still phamous in the west. Especially with the havoc it has inflicted on eastern Europe.
by Pratyush
03 Sep 2019 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2096
Views: 469688

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Regarding the Chinese building 10 aircraft carrier.

Why not take the chini approach to area denial. Mount a manuvering RV with a seeker on a Agni 4 and be done with it.

Or it is not possible to build a manuvering RV with a seeker?

Let the Chinese worry about dealing with it.
by Pratyush
03 Sep 2019 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 491588

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Rsatchi wrote:Noob pooch
What is the smart bomb
Also 150-250gm nooclear bomb as per Sheikh Rashid :eek: :shock:



Back pack bomb.
by Pratyush
29 Aug 2019 16:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I am not understanding the Chidambaram drama with ED. No charges have been filled. Nor has he been formally accused by any agency of having committed a crime. All that is happening is an attempt from CBI / ED to establish any wrongdoing on his part. His determination to evade cooperation with ED tel...
by Pratyush
29 Aug 2019 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 491588

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

X-Post: Indian Troops in Jammu & Kashmir For a long time, Pakistan has peddled that Indian has 700,000 troops in Kashmir. However, after the recent abrogation of Article 370 and GOI inducting more CAPF into J&K, absolutely rubbish numbers about strenght of Indian security forces have starte...
by Pratyush
28 Aug 2019 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The most important aspect of the 370 abrogation is the total destruction of the Gandhi family as a potential pole for the revival of the Congress party. RaGa and PrVa were politicking as though it was business as usual. Without realising that Modi was front and centre. He didn't do anything to stop ...
by Pratyush
28 Aug 2019 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477436

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The American far left is going to loose in the next general election.

Tulsi is relatively young player in the field. She will have her chance 2024 or 2028. But she will have her chance.

No big issues.

I will not be surprised if she gets a lot of support from the moderates in the post Trump era.
by Pratyush
27 Aug 2019 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4998
Views: 961710

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Guys, I have some queries regarding screech issue with Kaveri. I ask as I have no clue what so ever regarding a jet engine. 1) If it is related to after burner then non after burning application should still have a flyable engine? Correct? 2) the screech, is it is physical issue that will adversely ...
by Pratyush
23 Aug 2019 12:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 491588

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

habal wrote:Pakistan blacklisted by FATF - Breaking News

https://www.news18.com/news/world/finan ... 80837.html


Will they now be getting the 6 billion from the IMF.
by Pratyush
22 Aug 2019 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Debt should not be problem as long as our business are honest and bribes are kept in check. As the debt will reflect the actual value of the assets being created. Which in turn should keep inflation in check.

But that's just my opinion.
by Pratyush
21 Aug 2019 16:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357251

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The optics of an absconding PC is bad for Congress. But no one in Congress is able to figure it out.

They are still fighting for his anticipatory bail. When they will be well served with his arrest and subsequent bail.
by Pratyush
16 Aug 2019 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 370262

Re: Deterrence

Not sure talking up the nuclear bit is wise when Pak is going around frantically shouting about nuclear war. This just adds a bit of legitimacy to their claims.. We will have to wait and see what direction they take after this statement - whether they gnarl and show teeth, or tuck their tails in an...

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