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by Manish_P
22 Apr 2019 20:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2748
Views: 381348

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Condition on the ground.

Shortage of power keeps outlook for future dark.

Medicines prices up by 200-300% (madarassa maths demonstrated by the reporter at around 2:05)

by Manish_P
17 Apr 2019 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2748
Views: 381348

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

I think it's the price the world pays to ensure it doesn't become a failed state, in which case, it becomes everyone's headache with loose nukes moving in the back of edhi ambulances. Yet the world (read the US) seems to not extend the same "courtesy" to other nuclear or quasi-nuclear sta...
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1768
Views: 166548

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

Bilawal Bhutto says his life partner should get along with his sisters

Diyar Maulaners, i hab a pooch. Ijj the Billwa Bhutto looking phor a male partner? Iph not then bhy naat marry one (or more) oph hij coujin sisters hain? Aphter aal one sister will get along well with other sisters no?
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2748
Views: 381348

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^ How is the canine population doing in Paki land.. I fear for their well-being the most.

The pakis might soon start their own version of the Yulin festival from the land of the Iron Blothel. It's just a couple of months away.
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 14:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^ But sir such hara herbal rotis will closely resemble the theplas made by the canny Gujju & marwadi baniyas across the border. Are you sure they are halaal while remaining hara. Meanwhile i hope the Abduls are getting ready for this IMF may delay visit as bailout talks still going on Some of th...
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 444
Views: 75707

Re: Military Humor and related

Would this qualify as an aircraft carrier?

Image
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 13:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT Test

Manish, :rotfl: Link and put it in the Pak multimedia thread. Karan Sir, It was retweeted by an ex Indian military gentleman, originally retweeted by (i think) a Paki journalist. I saw it on my mobile while travelling in a train. Tried bookmarking it (to post it in the BENIS thread) but the twitter...
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 12:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 262775

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^ Exactly :wink: The old 'quality vs quantity' and 'quantity having a quality of it's own' arguments have been there for ages. Emphasizes the Importance for adversaries with unequal economical/spending power (say China vs US and India vs China) to adopt the proper approach as per their own doctrine,...
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 262775

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

A very good article highlighted by Retd. Vice Admiral Arun Kumar Singh. Although the article is about the Royal navy, i felt some of the points being pertinent to the IN as well. (Moderators if this is not the right thread, will remove from here and post in the Intl. Naval Thread) Why The Royal Navy...
by Manish_P
15 Apr 2019 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT Test

You guys might not believe it, but on twitter there was a Paki maulana ranting that under Modi India has now developed rockets which have range to reach Allahs throne just above the seventh heaven (this ASAT test being a small demo of that capability) and if anything harmful happened to him, then th...
by Manish_P
13 Apr 2019 10:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2229
Views: 401868

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Looking at the drone and its flight it appears that it is targeting very small UAS groups which are probably better addressed via jamming. Yes. It is addressing the very small UAVs, the kind the Pakis send across now and then (and sometimes stage 'Indian UAV shot down' displays of). Jamming would b...
by Manish_P
12 Apr 2019 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2229
Views: 401868

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Cheap drone (equipped with a shotgun) to take down cheap drones

Might be useful application for our forces along the LOC

by Manish_P
11 Apr 2019 10:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382824

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

tsarkar sir, i have a basic question. Why is the ROE for the IAF different to say the ROE for the IA. For example, if a post on the LOC comes under sniper/mortar/ATGM fire from the PA, the IA units engage and try to neutralize that threat using similar weapons. The LOC is not breached as such (by bo...
by Manish_P
11 Apr 2019 08:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2132
Views: 320359

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

The Buccaneer was a more limited platform when compared to the Jaguar. I would thank our stars that we actually got the Jaguar and not the Buccaneer. And then our SDRE engineers/aviators actually went ahead and fixed a couple of the big cats faults, making it an even better platform! Maybe that's w...
by Manish_P
10 Apr 2019 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2748
Views: 381348

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^ +1

May the resident Baaz of BRF always soar high and fly fast and may his eyes always be a bit sharper than his talons!
by Manish_P
10 Apr 2019 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2132
Views: 320359

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

Having said that, one aircraft that IAF was very very impressed with for DPSA role was the Blackbuck Buccaneer. It had phenomenal low-level, high subsonic/transonic performance with required range. But it was denied possibly because English/French were pushing for Jaguar and Buccaneer also had a nu...
by Manish_P
10 Apr 2019 10:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 240
Views: 50370

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

The video is not of the Indian Army though, but still awesome. Admiral sir, there was a video on youtube which showed a real-time side by side (picture in picture) shooting comparison between the K9, the french CAESAR, the swedish Archer and the german PzH2000. I don't know if it was posted in thes...
by Manish_P
10 Apr 2019 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538671

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^^^^^^^^^^ IMO It's time to start the 'coup clock'. I give it less than a month. Probably a false-flag scenario: Some jihadi will get through all the security the PMO's office could muster (much of which will vanish in the last 30 seconds of the regime, only to return promptly after the follow-up b...
by Manish_P
09 Apr 2019 11:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4610
Views: 787152

Re: Small Arms Thread

Thales, Kalyani Group signs pact to manufacture next-generation weapons systems Defence major Thales and the Kalyani Group have finalised a new collaboration to manufacture next-generation weapons systems for India. The two companies have inked an agreement for the joint venture. Kevin Wall, VP (ve...
by Manish_P
09 Apr 2019 11:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Chinese of course could end up losing everything if the Pakis default, but they have Gwader and land as collateral so they will still come up on top. But do they have the capacity (and the guts) to do so - i mean holding the land? To face violence from non-state-but-controlled-by-state elements in ...
by Manish_P
08 Apr 2019 17:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Borrowing and repayment both in USD. Got it. Thanks
by Manish_P
08 Apr 2019 17:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 240
Views: 50370

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

I am not sure those pics are from India as there is not a single GOI authorized flowerpot in any of the pictures. True that. Also where is the nimboo-mirchi on the Guns hain? Considering the amount of mirchi these babies are going to give the Pakis (and their current prices in jihadistan) they shou...
by Manish_P
08 Apr 2019 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Sir, isn't repayment at 97 PKR to the USD better than repayment at 145 PKR to the USD.. for the Pakis?
by Manish_P
08 Apr 2019 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Oh. In my family of 3, we use piped gas for cooking and hot water baths (gas geyser). The bill is never more than 1,500 INR a month. Never had to use it for heating though, so that may account for it.
by Manish_P
08 Apr 2019 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

A gas bill of 15,000?

Isn't that extremely high.. even after taking into account the PNR to INR conversion

What all appliances is the household running using the gas?

Or by gas are they referring to petrol?
by Manish_P
02 Apr 2019 14:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 592
Views: 137423

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

This is how "fake news" begins.....read the tweet below and see the picture. To the folks who do not understand what a drag chute does, will believe the tweet below and then takleef will set in. But looks can be deceiving. Scroll below the picture to see the video of the Tejas purposefull...
by Manish_P
02 Apr 2019 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1215
Views: 137265

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

And thereby diminishing chances of the F-35 for us.. More Rafales are most welcome :) US halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests its plans to buy from Russia U.S. officials told their Turkish counterparts they will not receive further shipments of F-35 related equipment needed to prepare for the ar...
by Manish_P
31 Mar 2019 17:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2336
Views: 271081

Re: Military Flight Safety

Austin wrote:Mig-27 UPG crashes in Rajasthan , pilot safe


Whew. Thank heavens (and good pilot training)

Been a tough year.
by Manish_P
28 Mar 2019 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT Test

Burnol :lol: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2ro2yXVYAAlEv7.jpg Admiral Sir, reports are that the aircraft experienced some severe turbulence enroute Since this is a family-friendly forum, i am not posting the picture directly.. but below is the link. Please do see it with requisite care. Chaos45 enco...
by Manish_P
27 Mar 2019 16:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT test

Not an expert but will try and explain as i see it.... Thanks. I had questions about the sensors in the KKV. I tried but could not find any open source information as such. Hoping this thread will reveal nuggets in due course.. ...working out corrective thruster venting will be in nanoseconds!... M...
by Manish_P
27 Mar 2019 16:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT test

MeshaVishwas wrote:And just how complex was this you ask?
Answer by Anand Ranganathan:

Our ASAT missile spotted that satellite and DESTROYED it. Successfully.



Noob question - Was it the missile which did the spotting (tracking) or ground based sensors or a combination of both ?
by Manish_P
27 Mar 2019 12:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT test

Noob question - What are the benefits/disadvantages of an Air platform launched ASAT weapon (like the one tested by the US) as opposed to a Ground launch platform?
by Manish_P
27 Mar 2019 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183849

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Sucessful tested ASAT missile against LEO satellite

Very very elite club

Yay!
by Manish_P
23 Mar 2019 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3576
Views: 277442

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

A-o-A attempt in Italy Driver hijacks, sets ablaze school bus in Italy, children flee unharmed A bus full of schoolchildren was hijacked and set on fire by its own driver on Wednesday in an apparent protest against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean, Italian authorities said. All 51 children man...
by Manish_P
20 Mar 2019 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2132
Views: 320359

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

Old (2017) video of the Rafale doing manoevers in Switzerland, as shared on twitter by Retired Air Marshal Anil Chopra Apologies as it must have been posted earlier here. Still takes the breath away. Beautiful display of the handling and a superb landing Waiting eagerly to see the IAF Rafale doing s...
by Manish_P
20 Mar 2019 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2966
Views: 382909

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Huh IAF originally wanted the Mirage 2000. The GOI starved them by dragging the procurement for decades and forced them to go for the multi nation multi aircraft evaluation process. The IAF trying to make the best of the bad situation then went ahead and got a rigorous and very detailed look at at l...
by Manish_P
19 Mar 2019 19:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 6108

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

Manohar Parrikar will stay in our hearts forever, say women who rebuilt Bhuj airstrip during 1971 war When the news of death of former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday reached Madhapar, a remote village in Kutch, tears streamed down a few wrinkled faces “I have los...
by Manish_P
19 Mar 2019 11:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2748
Views: 351238

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

'TFTA' Pakis ? For a prosperous Pakistan in 2047, invest in human capital now My parents’ gardener has six children — all aged eight or younger. While his wife is busy taking care of the youngest ones, barely 15 months and two months old, he brings the other kids along with him so they don’t wander ...
by Manish_P
17 Mar 2019 13:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1612
Views: 233969

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

In the Iraq war there were reports of US crews coming under sniper fire when they stepped out for relieving themselves. So this feature would be a welcome one. Russian engineers install latrines on state-of-the-art Armatas Russian defense designers have solved the dilemma concerning the absence of c...
by Manish_P
16 Mar 2019 08:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

The aviation gods are sometimes quick to bestow gifts to those seeking knowledge :) Just a couple of days ago i was wondering (in the IAF thread) about the Tornado and why the IAF didn't choose it as a follow-on to the Jag. Got good insights from senior members. And now Hushkit publishes an intervie...

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