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by Manish_P
21 Oct 2017 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Incidentally I was quiet surprised to read claims about Al Khalid being capable of firing pakistani 125 mm DU rounds 'Naiza'. Reversed engineered by the Chinese perhaps?
by Manish_P
21 Oct 2017 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Extremely sparse. And only for some. And that too in broad terms (front glacis protection against APFSDS and HESH). Finally very very difficult to cross confirm across sources. Likewise for main gun penetration capabilities. That has another problem - comparable uniformity. For example, you will get...
by Manish_P
20 Oct 2017 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Only glad to contribute, Ramana ji. I had actually included the rows for armor protection (front) but had hidden them as either the information is very sparse (as expected) or the discrepancies are too varied (especially between the western and eastern sources). I will make another attempt to collat...
by Manish_P
20 Oct 2017 20:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Ramana sir. I have attempted to capture the comparison points for some 15-20 MBTs * Sources - Wikipedia, Army Technology, Army Recognition, Tank Nut Dave, Fprado etc ( please note that there were occasions of variations in numbers across different sources. Typically 5% to 10% ) Image 1 - Arjun, Paki...
by Manish_P
19 Oct 2017 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^ Thank you, Prahaar ji
by Manish_P
19 Oct 2017 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Maybe we can take examples of tanks and calculate this measure. Sir, i attempted to make a chart from available information on Wikipedia, Army-Technology etc I tried to upload an image but am not able to do so for some reason Here is the link to the image Would appreciate if someone can post the im...
by Manish_P
18 Oct 2017 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shubh Deepavali!
Replies: 20
Views: 712

Re: Shubh Deepavali!

Wish a very Happy and Blessed Diwali to all the BRF folks.
by Manish_P
18 Oct 2017 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I was referring to the brave unknown (to me) co-pilot, Shiv ji.

Unless i have read the post by Deejay sir wrong, Air Commodore P Sharma, the pilot, is the brother of BRF poster Arun_S.
by Manish_P
18 Oct 2017 12:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Hi Manish, would really appreciate if you could drop the Sir. Fortunately for me Arun_ S ji has shared a link from BRF database of the citation which I am sure can only be for this photo. Pls check link and read as quoted. http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/17465 Sqn Ldr PK Sharma was commi...
by Manish_P
17 Oct 2017 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Wow. Thanks Sir. Such a treat to see such rare pics and to hear about the events behind them. I am crossing fingers that BR hasn't lost the old posts.
by Manish_P
17 Oct 2017 13:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 911
Views: 72334

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Ramana sir. I have been looking for the compartive list for a long time too but have not found it. Will be really interesting to see it (a major portion would be classified though) Here are some mentioned in an article A DRDO scientist who spoke to Defense News would not comment on the Army's modifi...
by Manish_P
17 Oct 2017 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Deejay sir can you give some details on what that Op was.. that's the perfect example of living on the knives rotors edge
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2017 18:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 973
Views: 83447

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

I checked the date of the article to see if it was 1st April... well close enough :)

At least they could have shown an serving Russian aircraft or even a russian concept plane, instead of the 'old hag' F-16.
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2017 11:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 687
Views: 41114

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Only the uniformed jihadis have the right to call for jihad Yawn Link - Giving up jihad :roll: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has rightly denounced elements that have threatened to declare jihad inside the country in recent days and emphatically asserted that only the state has the right to issue a c...
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2017 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1348
Views: 66935

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

Learned maulaners. Bhere are the phamous Raakit Mards gone Hain ji

Hab they becum eggstinct :?:

Ij it becauj oph pindi chana shortage ?

Will CPEC help :?:
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 17:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 950
Views: 134946

Re: Aircraft Recognition

From gorgeous lines to thick curves (look at the wing)... another quiet unusual one

Image
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 950
Views: 134946

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Indranil wrote:The inflatable plane.


Right you are Sir. From the blimp guys... Goodyear :D

You can see the logo on the side
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 17:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 1929
Views: 182050

Re: Military Flight Safety

Thank you. I framed my question wrong but your answer has clarified the point i was wondering about.
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I am not. What i am saying is that we are engaged in an ongoing war, and are not at peace.
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 15:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 1929
Views: 182050

Re: Military Flight Safety

Noob question to Tsarkar and Deejay sirs - is paradrop from Helicopters more risky in general, as compared to fixed wing aircraft ?
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3651
Views: 311504

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Rakesh sir, here you go #Know_your_hero 28 September, Artillery day, we are honored to make a post about one of the finest artillery officer of our time and a war hero of Kargil war - Maj Gen (R) Lakhwinder Singh (USM), Yuddha Sewa Medal ================= The role of artillery in the battlefield dur...
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 12:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3107
Views: 212582

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

^^ Pic is of the Rheinmetall Wiesel shown at Defexpo 2012
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Even at peacetime Shiv sir, beg to slightly differ from you (and perhaps 99.9% of others on BRF) on this. IMHO we are not at peacetime. Never have been. Ever since our independence we have been forced into an existential war. One which will end only when either our enemy (the physical and the ideol...
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2017 09:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

But this accident is different. They were para-dropping kerosene jerrycans? From a heli? What altitude where they dropping these from? Does anybody know anything of this procedure and why this is necessitated over just landing the heli and offloading the payload. Or offloading through a winch. With...
by Manish_P
06 Oct 2017 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Sad news. May they be at peace and may their families find the courage to bear the enormous loss.
by Manish_P
06 Oct 2017 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3567
Views: 501187

Re: Small Arms Thread

King Khan didn't sign up on this particular provision, and others, of the convention, I think.
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2017 19:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3567
Views: 501187

Re: Small Arms Thread

Hague Convention? Of year 1899 ?? Since India was ruled by Britain at the time, surely we are not signatories... And anyway even in regular warfare soldiers are shredded by miniguns, cut up by 20mm, 30mm anti-armor rounds, incinerated by Napalm, vaporized by HEAT rounds, pulverised by 'x' kg bombs.....
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2017 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2672
Views: 249314

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

After all these years of lurking, my fave among all brf posts remains this: My aunt with a d**k is my uncle. It never fails to crack me up on cold wintry mornings when things seem bleak. I have had a lot of laughs over the years at some of Shiv sirs finest.. in fact i even wondered if there was a t...
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2017 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2938
Views: 117012

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

God, what beauty! Looks so deceptively quiet and serene. I have been a sea-level guy all my life but these snow-capped mountains..
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2017 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion
Replies: 320
Views: 43798

Re: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion

Hacked! Critical Data From UIDAI, BSE, RBI, ISRO Up For Sale On Darknet! Pune based anti-virus provider Quickheal created ripples few hours ago, when they reported that critical data from more than 6000 establishments, businesses and organizations have been hacked, and put on sale on the darknet. H...
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2017 08:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2185
Views: 148701

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

You also need to factor in parameters like TO weight, external load out, airfield altitude, air temperature & density at flying altitude
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2017 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1564
Views: 125884

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Ah. I should have guessed the Peking Pule Plofit Plocess working.. much obliged, Peregrine sir. Interesting times ahead.
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2017 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 687
Views: 41114

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

For any that believe that there is a difference... Caution - Yawn link Footprints: rage against the machine “It is not as if people just got up and killed Mashaal,” says Shahab Khattak, one of the lawyers assisting Khan. “People say there is a difference between mainstream and madressah education. T...
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2017 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1564
Views: 125884

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Peregrine sir... you sure have the eyes of your raptor namesake 8) So if the 80% figure is assumed to be accurate then calculation would amount to no-profit no-loss hain jee :?: Assume 100 USD loan expecting 5X return ie 500 USD But Pakis are going to default 80%. So they will return loan and intere...
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2017 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1564
Views: 125884

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

But are there not reports that the Chinese are expecting as much as 80% of the loans to be written off/ defaulted
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2017 08:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3567
Views: 501187

Re: Small Arms Thread

Full auto is hardly ever used by trained forces. Even by belt fed LMG/MMG providing suppressing fire. Even more so in the Indian army where accuracy (of firepower) and economy (of ammunition) are given due importance. 'Ek goli, ek dushman' Other than that it helps increase barrel life and reduce col...
by Manish_P
03 Oct 2017 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A Mirror on Pakistan: In their own words by Pakistanis
Replies: 71
Views: 1695

Re: A Mirror on Pakistan: In their own words by Pakistanis

Cross post from the Terroristan thread - https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/posting.php?mode=quote&f=1&p=2220481#pr2220481 A Glimpse of how jihadi fever grips the Pakistani society - DT Growing up in the Jihadist Pakistan of the late 1980s and 1990s had certain advantages that ignorance besto...
by Manish_P
03 Oct 2017 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 687
Views: 41114

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Sridhar ji, IIRC there was a thread about Pakistanis holding a mirror to themselves. Could you please post the above post in that thread as well.

Edit - Did it myself
by Manish_P
03 Oct 2017 17:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 383
Views: 48812

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Sirs, would this help ?

Wave Characteristics and Climate variability in the Indian Ocean

Apparently data collected/measured a decade ago but might still be good. Don't know about the accuracy. Seems to be a study/project by IIT students... and a Russian physicist

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