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by Manish_P
07 Dec 2018 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1477
Views: 192978

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

^ What a history. Thanks for sharing, sir ji!
(the article though seems incomplete?)
by Manish_P
07 Dec 2018 12:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Owners of Shaheen Air International flee abroad The owners of Shaheen Air International have fled the country despite a request by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to the interior ministry to place their names on the Exit Control List (ECL). SAI’s domestic and international operations have been s...
by Manish_P
07 Dec 2018 12:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2521
Views: 224845

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Why? What do we gain from this. At least the UAE princess thing supposedly helped in getting C Michel India abstains from voting on General Assembly resolution to condemn activities of Hamas India has abstained from voting on a UN General Assembly draft resolution put forward by the US that would ha...
by Manish_P
07 Dec 2018 11:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3084
Views: 349747

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Centre okays dam on Ravi, will cut water flow to Pakistan The Centre on Thursday approved implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam project on the Ravi in Punjab. The move will allow India to use the water which at present goes “waste” flowing through the Madhopur Headworks downstream to Pakistan. Onc...
by Manish_P
01 Dec 2018 20:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123119

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^




:lol:

Sorry Mods, just couldn't resist
by Manish_P
30 Nov 2018 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 573
Views: 82203

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

tight on nimitz class too. but they have 4 elevators to manage the rush Absolutely correct Sir. And it's not just the size of the elevators, but the size of the hangar space also which should be able support the larger size aircraft. Of course the ship could carry lesser number of larger sized airc...
by Manish_P
29 Nov 2018 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4309
Views: 708563

Re: Small Arms Thread

OK. Gives an insight into it's design and how iterative changes are common place in small arms.
by Manish_P
29 Nov 2018 13:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 767
Views: 86018

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

^ There is always some election going on somewhere in Desh, if not the actual polling then the noisy dramas and ruckus about scams (imagined or real) fuelled by the need for TRPs :)
by Manish_P
29 Nov 2018 13:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 767
Views: 86018

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

^ But Rakesh ji this part - Taiwan will retire its ageing Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft due to high maintenance costs and to make room in the budget for new F-16s. Now imagine our Media and Opposition parties (and the Khan lobby) going hammer and tongs at the GOI, in the election season, for buying o...
by Manish_P
29 Nov 2018 12:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 573
Views: 82203

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

One of the lifts of the Vikrant....and compare (eyeball them!) to pictures below..... Rakesh ji. In addition to the size of the lifts, the size of the ship (and thereby it's hangars) itself and the relative position of the lifts is also important. Check out the tight fit of the Rafales on the CDG (...
by Manish_P
29 Nov 2018 11:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4309
Views: 708563

Re: Small Arms Thread

^ Short video about the internals of the QBZ95/97

Forgotten Weapons - QBZ

by Manish_P
23 Nov 2018 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4309
Views: 708563

Re: Small Arms Thread

Ah.

I think you have misconstrued my post.

I said - 'if' we have to import then..
by Manish_P
22 Nov 2018 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4309
Views: 708563

Re: Small Arms Thread

Sure. Pls. share the reading material
by Manish_P
22 Nov 2018 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4309
Views: 708563

Re: Small Arms Thread

Caracal 5.56 deal seems to have been cancelled. Good, if true. Could not understand the rationale. If we have to get the guns from outside, then always better them direct from the big guns (US, Russia, Germany, ...) Even better would be if private Indian entities can buy out specialist firms based ...
by Manish_P
21 Nov 2018 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1036
Views: 99416

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Pilot error, incorrect data caused F-22 to crash, skid on takeoff An F-22A Raptor crashed and skidded on its belly during a botched takeoff in Nevada in April because its pilot was using the wrong takeoff data and prematurely retracted his landing gear, according to an Air Force investigation. The ...
by Manish_P
20 Nov 2018 17:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

CJP heads to UK to raise funds for Diamer-Bhasha dam Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar will leave for the United Kingdom on Tuesday for a nine-day trip to raise funds for the Diamer-Bhasha dam, DawnNewsTV reported. A man committed to the national cause isn't he... but wait Additional...
by Manish_P
20 Nov 2018 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

That is with the palms facing outwards. Here the palms are facing inwards.

'Beg life long. Still be pauper'
by Manish_P
17 Nov 2018 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Im the Dim - greater than Der Fuhrer and Le Emporer Taking U-turns is sign of leadership Prime Min­is­ter Imran Khan has said the real leader of a nation always makes U-turns and changes his or her strategy according to the situation and the need of the hour. He was talking to journalists who met hi...
by Manish_P
15 Nov 2018 12:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

First oil, now gas? Huge gas reserves discovered in Makran Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Wednesday revealed that major gas reserves have been discovered along the Makran coast. Speaking at a conference in Karachi, Gen Zubair said Pakistan is blessed with...
by Manish_P
15 Nov 2018 12:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

They sure look enthusiastic, don't they? :mrgreen: Why Young Pakistanis Are Learning Chinese https://cdn.theatlantic.com/assets/media/img/mt/2018/08/China_Pakistan_01/lead_720_405.jpg?mod=1535482805 On a July morning, Saqlain Abbas, 26 years old, stood before rows of students, Mandarin textbook in h...
by Manish_P
15 Nov 2018 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2333
Views: 381839

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

On track to beat last year..

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by Manish_P
13 Nov 2018 19:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1285
Views: 189790

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Fertile Land acquisition.. now even eating grass might be tough Yawn Link - Chinese help in agriculture During Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to China, Islamabad and Beijing inked a few initial agreements on agriculture; on the basis of which detailed frameworks of cooperation in the field of cro...
by Manish_P
12 Nov 2018 13:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Mollick.R wrote:
It is feared that the Pakistan hockey team will not be able to feature in the this month’s World Cup, set to be held in India, due to financial issues.


Probably very scared of losing face in India too
by Manish_P
12 Nov 2018 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

6 in 6 weeks Karachi experiences yet another power breakdown https://i.dawn.com/large/2018/11/5be907bc2fd38.jpg Resident in various areas of the city, including parts of North Nazimabad, Civil Lines and Defence Housing Authority (DHA), were left without electricity as early as 5am on Monday morning....
by Manish_P
08 Nov 2018 09:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 292558

Re: International Military Discussion

Nice graphic about 'Bunker Busters', depicting range, penetration depth and blast energy

Large size image link - https://i.imgur.com/oxlMbad.jpg

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by Manish_P
07 Nov 2018 15:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1994
Views: 364205

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Not takiing away anything from Sqn Ldr, but these were probably joy rides for about 10min a piece, in a motor glider. So no way comparable to a Autowala. These are common for an adventure sports facility. Sir, even a 10 min/sortie for 101 sorties works out to nearly 17 hrs of flying (and prep - inc...
by Manish_P
07 Nov 2018 10:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1994
Views: 364205

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Squadron Leader Ajmer Singh of Indian Air Force creates record, flies 101 sorties in a day https://www.indiatimes.com/trending/human-interest/squadron-leader-ajmer-singh-of-indian-air-force-creates-record-flies-101-sorties-in-a-day-356108.html :shock: 101 sorties in 1 day... Wow The point-to-point ...
by Manish_P
06 Nov 2018 00:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 139297

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

You are welcome to do so anytime, Sir, no hurry at all.

Wish you, and all at BRF, a very happy Deepavali!

The confirmation of the Nuclear triad has made it a very happy one already :D
by Manish_P
05 Nov 2018 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34063

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

What a day this Dhanteras is! From TOI India's first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant, or the "annihilator of enemies", has successfully completed its first deterrence patrol. Hailing INS Arihant's achievement, PM Modi said "a credible nuclear deterrence is the need of the hou...
by Manish_P
03 Nov 2018 21:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3228
Views: 527365

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

What is this :shock:

At the 2018 Chinese air show

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by Manish_P
02 Nov 2018 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 139297

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

In the case of the Submarines there is no different close in weapon (like AAMs vs Canon), in that case what is the optimum way for a high speed fire and run intercept. Is it head on or is it first manuever into a tail chase position ? For a nuclear submarine, use its high speed to quickly approach,...
by Manish_P
02 Nov 2018 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 114
Views: 22797

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

For tsarkar and any other navy/sub gurus Sir, one more question with regards to Sub ops, rather a request. The below video is from a channel of an ex-USN guy (who is now a consultant for some Sub Sim games). With your Navy background, would you say that the guy is on point with his explanations, or ...
by Manish_P
02 Nov 2018 08:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4309
Views: 708563

Re: Small Arms Thread

Which is tried to be addressed by Bullpup format (the length part)
by Manish_P
01 Nov 2018 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15363

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Falijee wrote:Asia Bibi Being Bundled Out Of Pakiland For Her Own Safety :D

Aasia may fly abroad today
The News International
Nov 1, 2018]


And the Milard who gave the verdict... what are the bet's on his applying for a premature retirement and taking the next flight out ?
by Manish_P
01 Nov 2018 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 139297

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Was that method of interception forced or pilot error? In both cases pilot error caused by instinct. The Starfighter and MiG-21 got the first shot. On missing, they instinctively tried to turn. A faster fighter has higher turning radius than a slower one and the faster fighter has to slow down duri...
by Manish_P
01 Nov 2018 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 798
Views: 139297

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The supersonic fighter in both cases should have made high speed interception passes instead of attempting to dogfight. ^ Tsarkar ji, small doubt re the above. Was that method of interception forced or pilot error? As in were the supersonic fighters forced to make the low speed dogfights (AAMs used...
by Manish_P
01 Nov 2018 10:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3507
Views: 362516

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I see French LecLerc and Armata as possible contender meeting specs quoted in RFI with French Leclerc having an advantage in proven design and combat proven in desert conflict and Armata being future ready due to modularity and isolation of combat module/safety. Weight wise both would be in IA spec...
by Manish_P
01 Nov 2018 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2185
Views: 262886

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The government’s decision to either exclude or put on the backburner the privatisation of all loss-making entities is primarily aimed at protecting its political capital, which could have been at stake due to any unpopular decision. It endorsed the proposal to delay privatisation of 24 enterprises,...
by Manish_P
30 Oct 2018 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1958
Views: 249925

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^ Why only the Islamists, Sir? What sort of a message is that.. and to whom?
by Manish_P
30 Oct 2018 16:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1958
Views: 249925

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Zaid Hamid will too (only way Laal Topi will ever get to be at Lal Qila)

Seriously though, what about Shinzo Abe ?

Or Benjamin Netanyahu

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