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by Manish_P
22 Jun 2018 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2359
Views: 380664

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Austin wrote:For the same reason we operated Vikrant and Viraat , Fleet Air defence and Organic ASW support beyond any Ship based or land based asset can provide.


I am aware of the roles of an AC. I meant against which opponent did they require such a capital intensive weapons platform.
by Manish_P
22 Jun 2018 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2359
Views: 380664

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Singha wrote:Image


Why does Brazil need a carrier ? Ego purposes.. or to have a export oriented MIC
by Manish_P
22 Jun 2018 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4014
Views: 635943

Re: Small Arms Thread

OK. Got the BRF thread on INSAS - https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=101 And i can see your year 2003 posts :) There have been detailed discussions on other forums as well. Here is one such example (External link from Indians For Guns forum) - The INSAS 5.56mm Rifle- A Techni...
by Manish_P
21 Jun 2018 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1827
Views: 198372

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Not just Delhi. Not to mention Jammu, Assam, WB, Sir.

They are present in AP, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu as well

Kerala

Telangana

Hyderabad

Bengaluru

Chennai

Bear in mind, these are just the 'official' ones...

But this is OT for this thread. No more from me, on this issue here.
by Manish_P
21 Jun 2018 17:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1827
Views: 198372

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

If they (women, children, old folks et al) are declared as enemy combatants, then yes perhaps. Call me pessimistic, but somehow i doubt that happening... BTW can you tell me if all the Bangladeshis (since the past 50 years) and more recently the Rohingyas have been successfully sent back from our co...
by Manish_P
21 Jun 2018 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4014
Views: 635943

Re: Small Arms Thread

Tradeoffs - exactly that, sir.

Look at the cocking handle on Ofb Insas


Ah, i think i now have a better understanding of your POV.. and you haven't even touched on the internals and metallurgy :)
by Manish_P
21 Jun 2018 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1827
Views: 198372

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

It's also one of the gravest threats to our security. Where do you think the great hordes of unwashed abduls make a beeline to, when the water runs out...
by Manish_P
21 Jun 2018 11:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4014
Views: 635943

Re: Small Arms Thread

https://youtu.be/U6SRCpDZuNg Please have a look at this guys and see hat is possible. You will recognise the FNFAL. Folding stock and adding of rails for Optics is a good change for the venerable FAL. (Folding stock was added for the FNC version if i remember correctly) Shortning of barrel length g...
by Manish_P
20 Jun 2018 19:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4014
Views: 635943

Re: Small Arms Thread

Pargha even ak is long stroke. Long stroke or short stroke or DI does not matter. I put it to you that even with good build quality the design had things that xould have been done a lot better. This 2018 and i look at the 7.62 insas and i immediately can see one problem not to mention additional op...
by Manish_P
20 Jun 2018 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 866
Views: 28143

Re: BR Forum Feedback

I really hope this is accepted and implemented. There have been several instances when i have liked some posts but have had nothing of specific value to add personally. At such instances rather than just make a general '+1' type comment and add to the noise, i would have preferred to upvote the post...
by Manish_P
20 Jun 2018 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4014
Views: 635943

Re: Small Arms Thread

Serious question - is INSAS a bad rifle? Serious answer - depends on who you ask Generally speaking it's best to ask the end users directly There are good rifles and there are bad rifles. Some bad rifles can still be salvaged and turned into good ones As hinted by ks_sachin, it requires the manufac...
by Manish_P
20 Jun 2018 10:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3408
Views: 362504

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Good Hunting. My first thought was a RPO Thermobarbic round.
by Manish_P
15 Jun 2018 12:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4429
Views: 514771

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I dont think a army division engaged in combat will want to recon and strike targets 100km behind a active battlefront. they will leave it to airpower and SRBMs each of whom can deliver 300-1000kg of warhead in one shot. Yes, an army division on an active battlefront, in a hot war, certainly would ...
by Manish_P
14 Jun 2018 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4429
Views: 514771

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Cross post from the Armoured Thread Norwegian munition manufacturer Nammo revealed at Eurosatory that it is developing a ramjet-assisted, INS/GPS-guided round for 155 mm L52 artillery pieces that will extend the range of precision fires out to 100 km and beyond. Although it would sound like a wonder...
by Manish_P
14 Jun 2018 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2025
Views: 221627

Re: Military Flight Safety

Oh Man, i don't know about others but i have been feeling a bit jittery after the tragedies of the past 1-2 week/s. So when this thread pop-ups at the top it starts a sinking feeling :(
by Manish_P
14 Jun 2018 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3451
Views: 416532

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Correct. We have not (and IMHO not likely to) signed COMCASA so the data links will most likely be Indian, like they are for the P8I.
by Manish_P
14 Jun 2018 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3451
Views: 416532

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^ From Wiki AH-64E The AH-64E features improved digital connectivity, the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System, more powerful T700-GE-701D engines with upgraded face gear transmission to accommodate more power, capability to control unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) , full IFR capability, an...
by Manish_P
08 Jun 2018 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4429
Views: 514771

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

It would have to be waaaay off the mark to have deviated from the target and land all the way in residential area. As every precaution must have been taken to avoid the residential area by a good margin. Exactly that, actually. It's not a new, untested system as such. Neither is the IA inexperience...
by Manish_P
08 Jun 2018 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4429
Views: 514771

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Smerch rockets from Russia hit targets during Pokhran trial From the link Last year, the missile missed the target and fell in residential hamlet, so necessary modification were made and lacking were rectified in the missile Any idea what the problem was? Was it in the missile itself or the targett...
by Manish_P
08 Jun 2018 14:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2025
Views: 221627

Re: Military Flight Safety

Just relieved to know that the pilot is safe.

Any details on the 'snag during landing' ?
by Manish_P
08 Jun 2018 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3083
Views: 370312

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Karan M wrote:Can you kindly stop the rah rah US, bah bah weak India trope or take it somewhere else?

This sort of pointless commentary is neither beneficial or encouraged.


+1.

At the least, it can be taken in the appropriate strategic threads..
by Manish_P
07 Jun 2018 21:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3083
Views: 370312

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

They sure as hell know the US Navy (and Air Force) is around. They do know that Saar. For instance remember this.. https://cbsnews1.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2003/09/12/cd32efc2-a642-11e2-a3f0-029118418759/thumbnail/620x350/be01aa698ea48d300902387898bd6b7c/image572991x.jpg But as of date it's been jus...
by Manish_P
07 Jun 2018 19:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3083
Views: 370312

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

The chinese are not utterly stupid nor have the ignored threats from the US over the past few years. Now when do you think will Massa stop the talking and do the actual walking. Hell at least our boys have warm and friendly one on one wrestling matches now and then with them. I don't think I will ne...
by Manish_P
07 Jun 2018 16:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2025
Views: 221627

Re: Military Flight Safety

He didn’t eject because A/C was over the village and could have taken many lives, so he went down with his plane. :( A quote from J.R.R Tolkien sprang to mind - "I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that w...
by Manish_P
07 Jun 2018 16:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2172
Views: 362996

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Indigenous device all set to track-and-kill enemy drones A working prototype of India’s first indigenous technology to search, track and kill enemy drones is ready in Bengaluru At Kalghatgi, former BEL director (R&D), who retired last week, told TOI that BEL has approached user agencies and the...
by Manish_P
06 Jun 2018 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3083
Views: 370312

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Never fails to amaze me.. How all these youtube videos run the common line of
"______(French, Swedish, Chinese,Australian) Sub defeats the American Navy"

Just one sub is enough :D
by Manish_P
05 Jun 2018 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2025
Views: 221627

Re: Military Flight Safety

May the departed warrior be at peace. May god give his family and loved ones the strength to bear his loss. Om Shanti.
by Manish_P
04 Jun 2018 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2359
Views: 380664

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

LoL. I like the LotR analogy! But surely Amreeki cannot be Mordor or the Dark Tower! America is more Aman, the Uttermost West, the abode of the golden haired Vanyar — highest of the high Elves — with their great Grey Ships. Do not let yourself be deceived by Annatar, the Lord of Gifts He does not s...
by Manish_P
01 Jun 2018 16:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3451
Views: 416532

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1002469870313693184 PRESS RELEASE | Tata Boeing Aerospace Ltd announced delivery of the first AH-64 Apache combat helicopter fuselage ahead of schedule from its state-of-the-art facility in Hyderabad. The fuselage will now be transported to Boeing’s AH-64 Apache...
by Manish_P
31 May 2018 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 560
Views: 52131

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Both her parents were physicians in the Indian Army
by Manish_P
31 May 2018 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1884
Views: 120988

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

^ It's on the home page of BBC news (perhaps the UK version) The story of Pakistan's 'disappeared' Shias https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/A212/production/_101809414_de27-1.jpg CCTV images from a local mosque show 30-year-old Naeem Haider being led away in handcuffs by more than a dozen ar...
by Manish_P
29 May 2018 20:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 7641

Re: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion

Good vehicle

Protected the occupants despite the huge blast (judging by the size of the crater)

Really well done

Now will wait to hear about the termination of the jihadi vermin responsible for this..
by Manish_P
29 May 2018 12:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 866
Views: 28143

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Hello. I had asked this once earlier, when the new look forum was being implemented... Is it possible to have 'Thumbs up/Down' or 'Like/Dislike' button for posts on the forums. Will give an opportunity to show appreciation (or show displeasure) reducing risk of verbal spats.
by Manish_P
29 May 2018 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11358
Views: 649750

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://youtu.be/hWxolFgvcIc I want every BRFite to listen to this.It shows goodness and truth are not limited to any race or any country.The most powerfull 3 minute speech I have heard in a long time Ron Paul is a sane voice on FP and Economy but he is a lone voice , In front of America huge and p...
by Manish_P
28 May 2018 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1350
Views: 156250

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

We need at least a do z. of these very capable birds which can even recover a downed Chinook (Afghanistan). One Chinook can lift another chinook (stripped/grounded), and a Mi 26 can likewise lift another Mi 26 A Chinook generally can't lift a Mi 26 This heavy lifting depends on a lot on the altitud...
by Manish_P
28 May 2018 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 75486

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

these are basically western exports to prop up Pakistan without Public outcry,


^ +1
by Manish_P
28 May 2018 12:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2103
Views: 320886

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Paytm Vehemently Denies Data Sharing Allegations After Sting Operation! Cobrapost, a news publication founded by Aniruddha Bahal, who was the co-founder of Tehelka, has published a video wherein a sting operation has been shown against Paytm’s Senior Vice President Ajay Shekhar Sharma. In the video...
by Manish_P
28 May 2018 12:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 968
Views: 95757

Re: Indian IT Industry

Paytm Vehemently Denies Data Sharing Allegations After Sting Operation! Paytm, India’s largest digital wallet and now a major payments bank backed by Chinese digital czar Alibaba has became the first such Indian startup to face the backlash regarding this issue. And this backlash came after a stunn...
by Manish_P
27 May 2018 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 75486

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pakistan signs for T129 attack helos Pakistan has formally signed for 30 TAI T129 attack helicopters from Turkey , it was disclosed on 24 May. The confirmation of the anticipated sale to Pakistan was made in the political manifesto that Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) has r...
by Manish_P
26 May 2018 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 675
Views: 61652

Re: Understanding the US- Again

pravula wrote:This is a dangerous development. Who do you think SWAT will target when they reach the spot? I would think all armed people.


Armed blacks first, then armed latinos, ..

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