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by Manish_P
28 Oct 2020 12:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 68
Views: 11008

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

These Turkish/Israeli drones must be LOS controlled, since Turkey seem to be still struggling with satcom capable heavy UAV and Israel will get punched by Khan over MTCR. ... Found this on twitter... if accurate, basically an advanced form of pakistaniyat. And the way Turkey is marching towards cal...
by Manish_P
11 Oct 2020 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1936
Views: 468105

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Only in Jihadistan.. Sindh govt imposes month-long ban on pillion riding in Karachi to 'maintain law and order' The Sindh government on Sunday announced a month-long ban on pillion riding in Karachi "in order to maintain law and order", as per the suggestion of the city's police chief. The...
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2020 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7700
Views: 837052

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Grave problems as coronavirus fills up Vashi cemetery Strict Covid-19 guidelines have led to a grave problem for a Muslim cemetery in Vashi as it has run into acute lack of burial space. The graveyard has had to be shut, said Mohammed Siraj, senior member of the Noor-ul Islam Trust, which manages t...
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2020 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 387865

Re: Military Flight Safety

Two Indian Navy officers killed as glider crashes during training session in Kochi https://www.wionews.com/india-news/two-indian-navy-officers-killed-as-glider-crashes-during-training-session-in-kochi-332373 That's bad Just a few days ago a naval officer on leave had lost his life in a parasailing ...
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2020 18:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 226
Views: 83426

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Hopefully with some of such characters we do false feeding of info... HAL employee held for supplying secret information to Pak spy agency ISI The Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Thursday arrested an employee of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for allegedly supplying secret information...
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2020 16:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3698
Views: 1030762

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

+1.

Also since the heavy weapon not being carried on the tracking platform might help the endurance (TOS, Loitering time, tracking time) of the tracking platform itself. Especially if it is a comparatively light weight platform like a Helicopter or a UAV.
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2020 16:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 68
Views: 11008

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Deleted as it was fake. Was being circulated on fauji Whatsapp groups today morning. We aren't very computer or game savvy. The gentleman who sent it to me is retired DG NSG and all of us got fooled given the overall darkness and realistic tracers and flares. Thanks for the fact check, gentlemen. M...
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2020 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 68
Views: 11008

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Nowadays it's quiet difficult to say (more so for non mil-background folk).. with games becoming very realistic in display.
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2020 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 68
Views: 11008

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Isn't that a game ?

This one certainly is..

<deleted youtube video of game>
by Manish_P
06 Oct 2020 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

^ Very interesting. In wars desperate situations have called for desperate measures. Can you share some links of such combat drops?

I remember reading about a drop of a BTR-MDM armored personnel carrier with crew inside, during a demo.
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2020 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Tanaji wrote:..

In other news, the Taikalwadi Ganapati association of Nala Sopara, Mumbai has condemned the Queen for her treatment of Princess Diana....


:rotfl:
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2020 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Isn't airdropping vehicles with the crew inside a very risky proposition. Doubt if the Russians do it.. i hope we certainly never have to..

Russia plans to Airdrop armored vehicles with crew inside - why it might be a bad idea
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2020 11:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 177
Views: 51474

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Is there any thread on Corruption in military procurements? Or that would be too much of a pain to maintain? Always a good idea., corruption and military procurement go hand in hand !!. Its an age old thing.Only thing is some places have more others less !! Yes there is Corruption in Arms Deals - N...
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2020 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 515863

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

...At the end of the day, drones are like any other military asset that has to balance survivability with cost and performance. They offer a whole host of ISR payloads, and battlefield persistence. The rest is up to those who employ them to figure out in terms of what payloads, and what concept of ...
by Manish_P
03 Oct 2020 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 469
Views: 119860

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

That would work best in a really free market, wherein the Customer is free to buy the product he wants, with his money. Here the Customer (the services) have to beg and get permission from their political masters with the babus controlling the purse strings, and more importantly, time. Still one can...
by Manish_P
03 Oct 2020 14:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8119
Views: 1079839

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^ Diggi raja can try to dig his way out of that hole by saying "I took that paki agent for a ride 17-18 times, took 30+ crores from him and still gave him nothing" :roll:
by Manish_P
01 Oct 2020 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Central Asia - News & Discussions
Replies: 91
Views: 9827

Re: Central Asia - News & Discussions

Not to worry for islamists. pukitbots are here. Pakistani bots on Twitter vow to fight for Muslim majority Azerbaijan after clashes erupt with Armenia over border issue https://www.opindia.com/2020/09/pakistanis-on-twitter-vow-to-fight-for-azerbaijan-against-armenia/ ... What about the rumours abou...
by Manish_P
01 Oct 2020 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719768

Re: Internal Security Watch

It is for waging war against another 'India friendly' country, Iraq. Subhani has NOT committed any terrorism related crime in India. Also there is another case (again registered by NIA) of this chap participating in a criminal conspiracy at Kanakamala, Kannur Dt, North Kerala In that case, I hope t...
by Manish_P
29 Sep 2020 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 719768

Re: Internal Security Watch

^ Bit confusing

Is the life term for waging war against Iraq or for attempting to wage war against India?

Also does the sentence for life mean the jihadi scum will be in for the rest of his life or can the Kerala state government reduce it to 14 years
by Manish_P
29 Sep 2020 12:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 515863

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Drones are employable against hill tribals with rifles and grenades or in the “ tribal areas” where the nominal Islamic government has been paid to permit a turkey shoot. They are useless against a military deploying manpads, radar guided anti air guns, missile armed helos, medium range SAMS. India...
by Manish_P
25 Sep 2020 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7700
Views: 837052

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Yes. Type 2 diabetes and BP. Around 2012 he weighed 135 Kgs before going for bariatric surgery, after which he dropped to approx 95 kgs.

EDIT - news reporting that he passed away. Om Shanti.
by Manish_P
24 Sep 2020 20:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1462
Views: 280789

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Maybe the TOIlet journo got a premonition about the Rafale joining the IN :D
by Manish_P
23 Sep 2020 15:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

There used to be a thread for the MBT Arjun.. can't find it now :( DRDO successfully test fires laser-guided anti-tank missile from MBT Arjun Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully test fired the Laser-Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) from MBT Arjun at K...
by Manish_P
20 Sep 2020 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3096
Views: 766918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Received via Whatsapp ------------------------- *FISHING IN TROUBLED WATERS - A SUBMARINER’S STORY*   I am Commander Vinayak S Agashe, now past my prime, tired and retired, with grand children who probably view me as a useless ‘Grand Pa’ because I couldn’t, or wouldn’t, talk about anything that I d...
by Manish_P
18 Sep 2020 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8119
Views: 1079839

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

TOIlet crowns the other T as CM :D Mumbai: Crowd gathers outside Maha CM's house Social distancing norms were allegedly flouted as a large crowd gathered outside Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's residence at Dadar in central Mumbai on Friday in order to join his party. A party ...
by Manish_P
16 Sep 2020 14:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742889

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

... The plane looks like a basic small propeller aircraft the kind of which was first made in 1930s Hard to claim that it is groundbreaking technology of any kind. ... He hasn't claimed it is groundbreaking in any way technologically, just that it would be ground breaking for an indian company (rat...
by Manish_P
14 Sep 2020 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4518
Views: 1034579

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Indians beware.. new tech Chinese Submarine Tank is being sent to the frontline lakes

by Manish_P
14 Sep 2020 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742889

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

MODs please excuse.. am cross posting this from the economic forum. It's a request to all, to see if any help can be extended to this gentleman I (and others) have posted multiple times about his ongoing dogged efforts to build his (and India's) civilian transport for the past 2 decades... A few mon...
by Manish_P
14 Sep 2020 10:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 624303

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The continuing trials (of perseverance) of Cpt. Amol Yadav, to build his transport plane... Sobering read... https://im.rediff.com/getahead/2020/sep/02amol-yadav-2.jpg?w=670&h=900 Can you help this Indian make aviation history? 'This project started with my mom mortgaging her mangalsutra.' 'I ha...
by Manish_P
12 Sep 2020 21:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4662
Views: 766361

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

..From Nicola Tesla to Emerson to Steve Jobs the list of US influencers who are into Indian Spirituality is very high. ... With due respect sir, influencers matter only when they are able to convert followers. How many influencers in the US have converted themselves and their 'followers' into dharm...
by Manish_P
12 Sep 2020 14:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3107
Views: 379610

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Take a bow, Vishal Sahib. You managed to get the Rafale on top of the Viraat :lol:
by Manish_P
11 Sep 2020 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3682
Views: 691891

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

Rakesh wrote:https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/1304075927949701120?s=20 ---> 10 September 2020 - Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa with the Rafale at Ambala AFS.



What a photo of the Air Chief. That smile says it all. Have seen such smile on the faces of proud father's :D
by Manish_P
10 Sep 2020 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 515863

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

And thus onwards to Paki land where it will get a coat of green paint, be named Ghori, Abdali, ... and claimed to be a joint venture between brothers Turdogan and Im-the-dim
by Manish_P
09 Sep 2020 18:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

UGV's can be of two types - human operated and autonomous. Human operated will obviously have more reaction time (UGV sensors see something, relay to human, human interprets it, sends command to UGV, UGV fires). Autonomous will be good for scenarios they are programmed for. For scenarios they are n...
by Manish_P
09 Sep 2020 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

.. Manish_P offered all sorts of import options from around the world. Oh the irony! :rotfl: No Sir. :D not 'suggesting import options'... rather asking a question about whether UGVs are an asymmetrical option to counter light tanks... If I had to suggest import options I would have even included t...
by Manish_P
08 Sep 2020 13:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

...Having a fire-and-forget ATGM carrier with modern sights and targeting equipment based on a light armored platform could have been very useful. Alas, where would we possibly find one?... Nachiket ji (and Tsarkar sir), what are your thoughts on lightweight UGVs like the Rheinmetall Mission Master...
by Manish_P
06 Sep 2020 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Tsarkar sir, a question. Suppose we go for an import of a light tank (or even local manufacturing of IFCVs - eg Tata Kestrel) now, then will night fighting (sights, sensors) equipment be standard as part of the GSQRs?

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