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by Pratyush
14 Sep 2019 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1603
Views: 414119

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: 1924
Views: 212606

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: 58
Views: 8436

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: 58
Views: 8436

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: 900
Views: 232562

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: 182
Views: 33368

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: 1880
Views: 227773

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: 1896
Views: 419192

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: 1794
Views: 307331

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: 1924
Views: 212606

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: 1794
Views: 307331

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: 1924
Views: 212606

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: 2611
Views: 393839

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: 4863
Views: 911952

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: 1794
Views: 307331

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: 1924
Views: 212606

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: 1924
Views: 212606

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: 4716
Views: 352814

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...
by Pratyush
14 Aug 2019 21:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4320
Views: 702270

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

While I accept the IAF / IA purchase of Apaches.

I am concerned about our ability to add HELINA and the SANT to Apache. As in times of war we need to have our own supply chain of munitions.

Can we actually add the above mentioned missile ot it.
by Pratyush
14 Aug 2019 12:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

You might have seen news about Sikkim where the ruling party except for the Cm joined BJP. Its not all politics. It could be important to have border states with the national party. China is showing interest in Sikkim as part of Dokhlam aftermath. I visited Sikkim some time ago and speaking to the ...
by Pratyush
09 Aug 2019 22:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 384
Views: 95435

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

NLOS-M takes wlr out of the equation.
by Pratyush
09 Aug 2019 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 384
Views: 95435

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Apparently IA has asked for a vertical launched mbrl with IR seeker for LoC fight. It is actually a great solution to hit bunker and reverse slope artillery position in mountains. For once we are thinking. If what I am understanding is correct then what the Indian army is asking for is NLOS-M. The ...
by Pratyush
04 Aug 2019 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

No one can compelle business to use an NGO they don't want to use.

I guess ref check will always take place before an NGO comes on board.
by Pratyush
31 Jul 2019 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1603
Views: 414119

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Does it mean that India on the competition of the test phase will have a missile in the same class as the S400?
by Pratyush
26 Jul 2019 17:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1603
Views: 414119

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://mod.gov.in/sites/default/files/MoDAR2018.pdf I hope I understood it correctly. SFDR is been developed for impluse of 1200 Sec! that is 20 minutes of flight! Claimed range is 340KM. Now 20 mnts of flight at Mach 3 gives ... 1000KM+ range! Even if not that range, it can keep chasing the targe...
by Pratyush
23 Jul 2019 17:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Pak diplomacy historically has generally been better than India, and recent Trump issue is just another example. They caught and set-it up very well. It's embarrassment and, damage has been done for Indo-US relations... How so? Trump has no credibility to offer anything. The only people jumping up ...
by Pratyush
22 Jul 2019 15:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1885
Views: 200791

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Cryo stage shut off.
by Pratyush
22 Jul 2019 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1885
Views: 200791

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

For the first time in a long time I am actually excited by an ISRO space launch.

I have grown so accustomed to boring text book launch.
by Pratyush
15 Jul 2019 11:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1885
Views: 200791

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Thank god for launch scrub. Or if it had been a failure. The DDM and the amateur rocket scientists I. India would be calling for the lynching of ISRO guys.

So good for ISRO to have detected this issue. They will fix it and launch when the window presents itself.
by Pratyush
14 Jul 2019 13:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1885
Views: 200791

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

This is the first ISRO launch in a long time that I am excited about.
by Pratyush
06 Jul 2019 09:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1896
Views: 419192

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Cavitation is an issue that was solved for most subs in the 70s and 80s. Wake of the subs was the next problem. The modern pumpjet propulsion system has reduced it to nothing. The heat of the nuke reactor is a known issue. You have to have already localised a sub reasonably closely. Before using tha...
by Pratyush
03 Jul 2019 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1794
Views: 307331

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Boat carrying 50 capsizes in Indus River near Haripur; at least 14 survive - Umar Bacha Several people were feared dead after a boat carrying 50 passengers from Dedal Kamach in Shangla to Haripur capsized in the Indus River at Burg in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday. Cheers http://www.skyscrapercit...
by Pratyush
02 Jul 2019 16:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1603
Views: 414119

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

http://idrw.org/bel-will-start-deliveries-of-next-generation-astra-air-to-air-missile-to-iaf/ It seems that we have missed on the most important report of the day. The first lot of the Astra missiles are due to be dilivered shortly. Looking forward to it being an order the competes with Akash in bot...
by Pratyush
02 Jul 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looking at the recent set of events. It seems to me that the BIF have decided to push communal into a Godhra type situation.

It's only a matter of time before something as serious will happen and the reaction will be used to beat BJP up.
by Pratyush
01 Jul 2019 12:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39328

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

She is making mistakes when under pressure. When all she has to do is sit tight and focus on administration.

Just goes to show that she has been a false prophet all along.
by Pratyush
01 Jul 2019 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

If the NDA manages to pass it by calling a joint session. Can is be repealed later on like POTA was?
by Pratyush
27 Jun 2019 18:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1341
Views: 235167

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Saurabh Kalia and his patrol went missing in the first half of May IIRC.
by Pratyush
27 Jun 2019 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The SC has no locus standi on this matter. That's what you and me say. SC has different opinion these days on any issue under the Sun. They can always be told to not interfere on the government business. If the government is able to show the cause for banning government funding for these entities.
by Pratyush
27 Jun 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212606

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The SC has no locus standi on this matter.

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