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by rohankumaon
21 May 2018 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1174
Views: 222902

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Bank’s NPA war! Bhushan Steel parks Rs 36,400 crore debt with lenders, IBC on track The Tata Steel acquisition of debt-laden Bhushan Steel comes as a success story for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and government who are busy tackling banking systems one key problem massive stressed assets through...
by rohankumaon
18 Aug 2017 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 633568

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Pertinent to the ongoing discussion, excerpts from Vivek Ahuja earlier analysis - http://thebetacoefficient.blogspot.de/2015/04/why-apache-is-brute-and-lch-is-elegant.html "Conclusions: The difference between the LCH and Apache at high altitudes is going to be in maneuverability. The LCH will t...
by rohankumaon
29 Oct 2015 14:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 279025

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Saurav Jha tweeted
‏@SJha1618
Once the Tejas program kicks into high gear offer license production to interested parties in Africa.
by rohankumaon
29 Jul 2015 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 33438

Re: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attac

Bhaarath should have a simple strategy: Thanks a lot JohneeG! Finally, somebody said it.. It is incredible that we are still playing bakistan game and giving it every benefit of doubt...the strategy should be simple...the cost of these kind of misadventure should be prohibitively high as said by Sh...
by rohankumaon
16 Apr 2015 12:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 142635

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

On reply on the time of induction into IAF, this is the reply given by Anantha Krishnan

"✈Anantha Krishnan M✈ ‏@writetake 57m57 minutes ago
@BhaweshTiwari In an year. What ever it takes :)"
by rohankumaon
13 Apr 2015 21:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 135586

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

For me this is a really really bad decision Not necessary Indranil..I think with this GOI has essentially scrapped the crappy MMRCA RFP that does not even allow to go to Eurofighter! Now there are whole lot of options on the table that includes TOT with different extents including the production of...
by rohankumaon
13 Apr 2015 18:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 69086

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Russia Confirms Arms Deal to Supply China With S-400 Air Defense Systems

Numbers of system purchased has not been given..

Read more: http://sputniknews.com/world/20150413/1 ... z3XCAFripv
by rohankumaon
10 Apr 2015 21:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 135586

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

TOI reporting that the Rafale deal is gone through..

"India, France have agreed to outright purchase of Rafale fighter jets, PM Modi to make an announcement soon"
by rohankumaon
06 Jan 2015 11:55
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 50832

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

The first limited edition of the book in print will be hardcover (~500 copies; intended for the faithtful BRF readers here).


Eagerly waiting for this! :D
by rohankumaon
22 Sep 2014 01:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 680801

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

A RajyaSabha TV report on NSG with shooting from NSG's Manesar center. Good watch..could have been better... They also talked about Phantom Commandos ...anybody head about them earlier?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nb4BjW1ZA4
by rohankumaon
05 Jun 2014 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 100% FDI in Defence: Understanding Pros and Cons
Replies: 224
Views: 9300

Re: 100% FDI in Defence: Understanding Pros and Cons

I think it is not a direct 100% FDI...it will depend on case to case basis. "he commerce & industry ministry has suggested a graded foreign investment ceiling. It has suggested a cap of 49% FDI for companies that do not transfer technology, while in ventures where the foreign partner is wil...
by rohankumaon
26 Apr 2014 16:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 548469

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

^^^^ The accident rate of the IAF is at a historical low. It is stupid to question the competence of the IAF leadership based on the tragic C-130J accident, when the full facts are yet to emerg +1 - The mission profile of low flying C130 inserting troops will be very different from high flying AEW&...
by rohankumaon
05 Jan 2014 16:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 17107

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

Congrats to ISRO! It was an amazing launch!
by rohankumaon
24 Aug 2013 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3211
Views: 475083

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Myanmar army enters Manipur, stakes claim to border village After China, it is the turn of Myanmar to give India the blushes. Myanmarese troops crossed the border in Moreh on Thursday and are now prepared to set up a temporary camp at Holenphai village in Manipur's Chandel district, claiming that t...
by rohankumaon
29 Apr 2013 20:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 608971

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Chinese troops put up another tent in Ladakh, hoist a banner "you are in Chinese side In a startling disclosure to Headlines Today, Stobdan said more than 400 sq km of prime pasture land has been conceded by India to the aggressive neighbour in Ladakh region only. China's aim seems to be to pu...
by rohankumaon
29 Apr 2013 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 608971

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

What Indian side does not want to talk about when it comes to China - Unpalatable border home truths and progress that annoy Beijing-baiters Washington, April 28: Resolute in a weekend decision to prioritise the totality of Sino-Indian relations instead of overreacting to shifting control of tracts...
by rohankumaon
27 Apr 2013 20:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 608971

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Agreed Victor. And to rub the salt and even more play down the incident - Report from TOI BEIJING: India and China have finalized arrangements to hold joint anti-terrorism exercises later this year even as they are grappling with the issue of intrusion by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) forces in...
by rohankumaon
25 Apr 2013 16:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 608971

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

All the above articles are based on a single report, however, how credible is this assessment is, we will see soon enough...
by rohankumaon
22 Apr 2013 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 427013

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

[quote="indranilroy"]1. I really don't understand the logic in the last few posts.

@Sir Indranil - Second that! Though I beat you with the question !
by rohankumaon
21 Apr 2013 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 427013

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

To all the gurus - Halting of AMCA project to allocate resource for LCA does not make complete sense to me. What baffles me is that both the planes are in different level of development - For LCA as we all know is in flight test program, AMCA is in early design stage. http://www.flightglobal.com/new...
by rohankumaon
21 Apr 2013 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 140774

Re: LCA News and Discussions

@kmc-chacko - Why do you think that "put on hold" is a good move? From my perspective, it is a bad move, if it had taken place. LCA and AMCA are far off in their development cycle and I would be very surprised if they really needed same skill set by the same set of personnel to work on. Mo...
by rohankumaon
21 Apr 2013 17:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 427013

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

I have put a rebuttal on the information and they published my reply on the website but I do not think people will stop thrashing LCA...
by rohankumaon
24 Feb 2013 00:48
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 50832

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

@Vivek - You can still self publish and make it available through flipkart. I know someone in flipkart to get more information. You can put a preorder page and then publish the number required and then do the distribution through flipkart. Let me know if this make any sense at all..
by rohankumaon
22 Feb 2013 16:07
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 597388

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

@Vivek_Ahujha - Got my copy from amazon! Looking forward to write a detailed review on Amazon :) Thanks a ton for these scenarios!
by rohankumaon
11 Feb 2013 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 23921

Re: Aero India 2013

@Kartik: You made my day! Wonderful piece of news from the tiger's mouth, so as to speak! Thanks a lot for the post!
by rohankumaon
27 Oct 2012 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174330

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Prem Kumar wrote:The piss prize can come 5 years from now


There is no use of this peace prize..Congress main concern is to win lok sabha election 2014. Peace prize may improve MMS legacy but at the cost of treasury and congress loosing the election - I really doubt that -

@Pratik - Sorry for the mistake....
by rohankumaon
27 Oct 2012 02:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174330

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

PratikDas wrote:Congress is not in any kind of position to stage a sellout no matter how so much they want to do so.


Second that Sagar ji! My thoughts exactly
by rohankumaon
26 Oct 2012 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174330

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

you need not create a fanfair for nobel peace prize. Agreed that you do not need that much funfair but for immediate gain (before 2014) you need to act fast and for that media presence and publishing the agreement would have to take place. Basically you need to popularize this but if this comes int...
by rohankumaon
26 Oct 2012 12:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174330

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Hello All - I have searched various newspaper of Canada, Pakistan as well the website of the Atlantic council of Canada and could not find any information on peace treaty. I do not think so that a big treaty like this is signed and now news anywhere. Moreover, if MMS wants to win Noble Peace Prize, ...
by rohankumaon
13 Oct 2012 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138358

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

I have a newbie question here to gurus - How the operations of these attack choppers by IA would be affected in non sanitized air space? If IAF need to sanitized air space, how these things are going to work given the inherent slowness in co-ordination among IA and IAF? Direct me to relevant spaces ...
by rohankumaon
07 Oct 2012 03:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138358

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Mods - I find this OT. If you too find this, please end this rant.
by rohankumaon
07 Oct 2012 03:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138358

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=-5HTW6u9U5E&NR=1 Interview of Gen. Brar - Operation Blue Star: An insider's story Part 1 I guess the people arguing against the operation do not really understand the severity of the situation then. Have a look at the interview and try to cont...
by rohankumaon
19 Sep 2012 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 608971

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

The DRDO has not fixed any time frame to full develop the Kaveri Aero Engine for the LCA, Tejas.LCA, Tejasrequires 90 kN thrust class engine to meet its operational requirement, whereas Kaveri Engine does not fully meet this requirement. Therefore, it has been decided to use variants of Kaveri Engin...
by rohankumaon
05 Jul 2012 03:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138358

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

What I wanted to say was that appreciation of threat scenarios lead to physical deployment plan as well as number of systems required. Very valid point, makes a lot of sense! So obviously, more the choppers are integrated with army at all levels, the much better will be deployment plans. Thanks Roh...
by rohankumaon
04 Jul 2012 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138358

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

For example - who decides on the threat scenario and consequent size of attack helicopter fleet required? Where does the funding come from - IA or IAF? What about the incidental increase in the manpower and associated infrastructure and cost? Thanks for your reply. For the first example you gave - ...
by rohankumaon
04 Jul 2012 13:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 169846

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Second Indranil! Really funny article with no basis what so ever!
by rohankumaon
04 Jul 2012 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 138358

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

That is one of the most important developments Rohit - I am bit puzzled why you think it is very important development. As I understand that the units are operated by IAF but they were in control of IA. Then the question arises is how much of the integration is present or rather required? What I fa...
by rohankumaon
28 May 2012 03:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174330

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Excellent post Rohit and Karan!
by rohankumaon
09 May 2012 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174330

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Prem Kumar wrote:Siachen is not a problem for India. There is nothing to solve.


Cannot agree more with you Prem Kumar! I really could not understand all the fuss that is going around for a long time about issue of Siachen. As you aptly put, we do not have any problem with Siachen! :D

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