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by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 22:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 975
Views: 161064

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Wow, sir ji. You are super quick yourself. :) I find the photo fascinating for another reason. The tornado pilot with flight mask on in his cramped cockpit, could only keep up with the Concorde for a few minutes before he had to turn back. The passengers in the Concorde, comfortably seated, might ha...
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Ah. Well i hope to be around (might require some lifestyle changes). Also hoping that the fascinating program doesn't get canceled..
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 975
Views: 161064

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Image

Yes, that's a Concorde.

Two questions

The photo claims to be an absolute unique one. Why? and What is the platform from which the photo was taken?
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Will be very interested to see it's progress. Do share if any interesting tidbits come your way. Artillery is way up there in my interest pyramid of Mil related disciplines.
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 21:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

My interest in that post was the ultra long range artillery gun (if it can be called that).
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 18:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 600
Views: 27685

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

As per reporter of Jagran newspaper, christian convert (who had converted at least 3 years ago) Head constable Mahipal Singh had converted others as well and was pressuring the Judge's family to convert I have shot your son & wife, accused told Judge “I have shot your son and wife,” the accused ...
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 528
Views: 60039

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

chola wrote:
Lol. Like something from a cartoon.


Retd. Air Marshal Anil Chopra has recounted (on twitter) an incident with an IAF MiG 21. A technician was doing post rocketry tests flight checks on a pod, when an unfired rocket got set off blasting his head from the rest of his body.
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Dump - News and Discussion
Replies: 1832
Views: 137111

Re: Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Dump - News and Discussion

Wikileaks - Kamal Nath, Congress Politico, had given hints to the US about additional Indian Nuclear testing plans. Wiki Leaks link - REPORT OF A PLANNED NUCLEAR EXPLOSION Date - 1976 November 29, 13:00 (Monday) Canonical ID: 1976NEWDE17267_b Original Classification:CONFIDENTIAL Current Classificati...
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 13:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 13178

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Wikileaks - Kamal Nath, Congress Politico, had given hints to the US about Indian Nuclear testing plans. Wiki Leaks link - REPORT OF A PLANNED NUCLEAR EXPLOSION Date - 1976 November 29, 13:00 (Monday) Canonical ID: 1976NEWDE17267_b Original Classification:CONFIDENTIAL Current Classification:UNCLASSI...
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

They sure know how to make headlines Army Building 1,000-Mile Supergun Why is the Army confident it can build a Strategic Long-Range Cannon to shoot with precision more than one thousand miles? Because the superweapon will be essentially supersizing proven technologies found in the existing 155 mm h...
by Manish_P
14 Oct 2018 12:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Ma Nature has been harsh on all gens Tyndall Air Force Base In Ruins After Michael, Fighter Jets Seen Inside Roofless Hangars Yesterday, we reported that Tyndall Air Force Base—the home of F-22 training and the USAF's full-scale aerial target program—took a direct hit from Hurricane Michael, with it...
by Manish_P
13 Oct 2018 13:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4001
Views: 312588

Re: Internal Security Watch

Wani had quit his PhD degree from Aligarh Muslim University..


The terrorist was no Doctor/Scholar.. just an above average (for that community) educated literate jihadi scum
by Manish_P
13 Oct 2018 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

One would indeed do so for poor SDREs, but would expect King Khan to have real time monitoring for their uber networked platforms, kind of like we see in Formula 1 (not to mention the decades old space programs) :) I am only half-kidding. I expect such systems to be online very soon (if not already...
by Manish_P
13 Oct 2018 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 485
Views: 36357

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Expect either the F-16 or F-18 to be thrust down our throats or even may be up our....... without the benefit of KY jelly. Trump is a businessman with an election to win. Unable to scuttle the rafale deal, they will surely sabotage the follow on french sales to the IAF as well as the IN requirement...
by Manish_P
13 Oct 2018 11:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Any idea on the root cause of landing gear failure in the crash of the F22 earlier today ? This thing happened quite recently, one would think the investigation board would need a few days, at the very least, to find the root cause unless something very obvious is the culprit. One would indeed do s...
by Manish_P
13 Oct 2018 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4001
Views: 312588

Re: Internal Security Watch

Good to see the Police were alert Scottish national arrested for flying drone near Mumbai airport A 30-year-old Scottish national was arrested by the Santa Cruz police on Friday for flying a drone without permission. The accused, Tom Jauncey, is co-founder of the creative agency 'Beautiful Destinati...
by Manish_P
12 Oct 2018 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 308
Views: 15982

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Inspectors not impressed with work done on FATF list Was there ever a doubt? The inspecting team: The visiting team included Ian Collins of the United Kingdom ’s Scotland Yard, James Prussing of the United States Department of the Treasury, Ashraf Abdullah of the Financial Intelligence Unit of the ...
by Manish_P
12 Oct 2018 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3146
Views: 387530

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

From twitter - Nammo @Nammo NAMMO - The Bullet That Swims Through Water Ammunition that can be fired into water, without stopping or changing course. Look closely, and you can see the tracer still burning! Already in full production for both the US Navy and Army. From the NAMMO website - link While ...
by Manish_P
12 Oct 2018 09:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 974
Views: 89662

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Any idea on the root cause of landing gear failure in the crash of the F22 earlier today ? Second F-22 crash landing in 2018 A Lockheed Martin F-22 coming in for a landing at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska crash landed and skidded across the runway, the second incident with the aircra...
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2018 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4211
Views: 680821

Re: Small Arms Thread

AK-200 was the base for AK-12 and AK-400 for AK-15. But what I suggested we keep the Receiver and firing mechanism of AK-103 and make certain cosmetic changes that makes the rifle contemporary. Or we ask them to produce a variant of AK-400 as something our need specifies. It was an either/or situat...
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2018 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2849
Views: 470495

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

chola wrote:Not going to lie, the J-10 is beautiful — topnotch TFTA Israeli design.


:lol:
by Manish_P
10 Oct 2018 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4211
Views: 680821

Re: Small Arms Thread

^ The AK-400 was the base prototype for the AK 12 (5.45×39mm) and AK 15 ( 7.62×39mm).

I think we are negotiating for getting production rights of AK 103 (which is said to be planned to be replaced by the AK 15)
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2018 21:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4211
Views: 680821

Re: Small Arms Thread

Don't intend to derail the thread. Just checked out these videos of 2 guys trying out various rifles (some with and some without optics) over distances. Yes, there is variation in the wind speed, temperature etc but these are not all at extreme ranges. As such they are not meant for any hardcore sci...
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2018 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2849
Views: 470495

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

We already have the sam systems to shred them. We aint yemen When neighbour buys a bmw invest in a good dog to piss against its wheels at night Attack Helicopters are another very good anti drone platform, though they might be costlier on a unit-to-unit basis The future will soon see Anti-drone dro...
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2018 12:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2170
Views: 337982

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^ Good to hear but we must really up our efforts to aquire the source materials as well. One Chinese company now controls most of the metal needed to make the world’s advanced batteries Surprisingly, even though China has large reserves of lithium ore, it doesn’t currently produce as much of it. Th...
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2018 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4001
Views: 312588

Re: Internal Security Watch

This from Mumbai Bomb assembled in a shanty goes off in Antop Hill, two held Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon from Antop Hill after a bomb they were assembling went off accidentally, injuring one of them. Eye-witnesses said the explosion was so loud that it was heard in a radius of 1 km and it...
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2018 09:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 13178

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

This in Mumbai Bomb assembled in a shanty goes off in Antop Hill, two held Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon from Antop Hill after a bomb they were assembling went off accidentally, injuring one of them. Eye-witnesses said the explosion was so loud that it was heard in a radius of 1 km and it s...
by Manish_P
09 Oct 2018 09:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 13178

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

In such high sensitivity cases, there are quite a few possibilites: Both internal and external Sabotage, False flag, counter-intelligence mis-direction, running double agents (which can go on for years). Of course, it could be genuine bad one. Time will tell.
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2018 15:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: ISI-History and Discussions
Replies: 508
Views: 44928

Re: ISI-History and Discussions

Suspected ISI agent held from Nagpur Security agencies on Monday held a person near Brahmos Aerospace centre at Nagpur. He is suspected of working for ISI and American intelligence agencies and passing on secrets related to the Brahmos missile to these countries The accused, identified as Nishant A...
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2018 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 13178

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Suspected ISI agent held from Nagpur Security agencies on Monday held a person near Brahmos Aerospace centre at Nagpur. He is suspected of working for ISI and American intelligence agencies and passing on secrets related to the Brahmos missile to these countries The accused, identified as Nishant A...
by Manish_P
08 Oct 2018 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1952
Views: 345771

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

Happy 86th Birthday, IAF.

Keep touching the sky with Glory!
by Manish_P
07 Oct 2018 01:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2058
Views: 232305

Re: Military Flight Safety

tsarkar wrote:
China does it better by manufacturing lots of less capable but useful J-10s and Su-27 copies.


Their larger economy also permits them to use those much costlier (compared to microlights) jets.
by Manish_P
06 Oct 2018 11:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2058
Views: 232305

Re: Military Flight Safety

^ Used by IAF, IN, and NCC for training, surveillance. Mostly training.
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2018 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2058
Views: 232305

Re: Military Flight Safety

On Twitter.

Microlight from Hindon crashes near Baghpat. Both Pilots are SAFE

Added: Looks like in-flight engine failure. The parachute recovery system got deployed.

Image
by Manish_P
05 Oct 2018 09:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2927
Views: 188619

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

A blast from the past

Pic courtesy @CestMoiz from twitter

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by Manish_P
04 Oct 2018 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1428
Views: 179060

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Russian MiG-31 Foxhound Carrying Huge Mystery Missile Emerges Near Moscow http://imagesvc.timeincapp.com/v3/foundry/image/?q=60&url=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2Fthe-drive-staging%2Fmessage-editor%252F1538276440826-ada1e21.jpg The missile seen in the photograph is significantly larger than K...
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2018 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3645
Views: 469782

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

souravB wrote:..a desi maal is lifting this much weight underslung to a point which is high and cold enough to warrant a complete snow cover.


Exactly that!

This forum does need a lungi dance smiley/emoticon. Actually I really expected to see it when the forums were given the new look 2-3 years ago
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2018 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3645
Views: 469782

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ks_sachin wrote:
Manish_P wrote:Wow! Nice photo. Location (or altitude) please?

Classified....
Please do not ask....
Secret payload...


No problem at all :) Lovely Pic
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2018 11:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3645
Views: 469782

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Wow! Nice photo. Location (or altitude) please?
by Manish_P
04 Oct 2018 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1428
Views: 179060

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

<OT>Does a Ban on one forum mean that the poster is banned across all forums? I ask since Philip ji has incurred a 1 month ban on the Indian Economy thread (in the strategic forum). And on the eve of the Czar's visit too..</OT>

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