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by Manish_P
11 Jun 2019 14:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Banks & Financial System
Replies: 131
Views: 16669

Re: Indian Banks & Financial System

This looks like a ponzi scam added to a political scam but is 'Islamic Banking' allowed in India? Looks like probably the 'owner' has done a post ramadan flight to purer lands.. Bengaluru: After raising Rs 2,000 crore, owner of 'bank' threatens suicide Hundreds of investors gathered at the office of...
by Manish_P
11 Jun 2019 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 408932

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

In A First, India To Get Armed Drones With Missile Capabilities As US Agrees To Sell Predator Drones The United States (US) is believed to have informed New Delhi in the recent months about its decision to sell armed Guardian [variant of Predator B] drones, of which the US had previously agreed to ...
by Manish_P
10 Jun 2019 14:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72710

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

La-whore-via-Kuwait :rotfl:

There should have been a spill alert for the above two posts... a mouthful of my lunch-time buttermilk is now on my laptop keypad
by Manish_P
07 Jun 2019 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295208

Re: Understanding the US - Again

87000 'Military' casualties Sir.

The civilian casualties/deaths are estimated at 1,500,000-2,500,000

Source - National WW2 Museum

Youtube



Edit - Saw post from Singha ji (with same source) after i posted this
by Manish_P
04 Jun 2019 08:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2463
Views: 291092

Re: Military Flight Safety

:( Big loss

May the families of the lost be blessed with strength to bear their loss.

Om Shanti
by Manish_P
25 May 2019 20:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2994
Views: 244861

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Holy :shock:

Wow. Lovely photos. That gentleman knows his stuff, and his audience.
by Manish_P
23 May 2019 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72710

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Tallel than mountains, deeper than oceans... and more fiery than a furnace Chinese engineer accused of pushing worker into furnace in Sahianwala Sahianwala police took a Chinese engineer into custody on charges of pushing a worker into a furnace following a row at a factory in industrial area here o...
by Manish_P
20 May 2019 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4628
Views: 803613

Re: Small Arms Thread

Pretty good recoil management despite it's light weight. Also lot of commonality between the 5.56 and 7.56 versions.

Compromise/disadvantage as not a full-on LMG for continuous sustained volume of fire..

Knights Light Assault Machine Gun - 'a successor to the Stoner LMG'

by Manish_P
17 May 2019 15:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463102

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

yensoy wrote:But Pakis won't flock to India because they believe that Hindus and Muslims cannot live together. This belief, right or wrong, should be reinforced.


If that was so, then why did those, whom the Pakis consider as their forefathers, flock to India?

Hint - Ghazwa-e-hind
by Manish_P
17 May 2019 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72710

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Manu Ji : Do you think that the Army, Land Owners who are also in Big business, the Civil Service and the Mighty Mullahs will agree to I'm the Dim increasing Taxation? Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif Sir, why would they object? It benefits them as a big chunk of governm...
by Manish_P
16 May 2019 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2716
Views: 558402

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

Need these ASAP on our C-130Js. Can't forget that awful tragedy. Behold The MC-130J Spec Ops Transport With Its Badly Needed Terrain Following Radar Installed Lockheed Martin has released a video showing one of the first MC-130J Commando II special operations transports equipped with the Raytheon AN...
by Manish_P
10 May 2019 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 82
Views: 20072

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/IndianDefenceRA/status/1123576341788381185 ---> T-72 of the Indian Army's Armoured Corps https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5e-tpKUIAMszRX.jpg Deep rumbling echoes in the mountains "Earthquake, Sir?" "No" "Avalanche, Sir?" "No. Battle Formations!"
by Manish_P
09 May 2019 16:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1816
Views: 180662

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

Respektphool Lalpraf, Salaams I hab cirrius pooch Bhen i joined Bakistan phorum 8-10 saal ago, eberry weak ther wer photus oph our TFTA raakit mards in ackshun Now a dins there are no photus of them for many mahinas Bhere hab they all banished hain? Ij it dew to inkrease in prizes of pindi chana and...
by Manish_P
09 May 2019 14:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72710

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Wajib-ul-cutlet ? (Or rather pattice, looking at his portly dimensions) Islamic lunar calendar to be ready in two weeks Aiming to end perpetual uncertainty over moon-sighting in the country, federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry announced on Wednesday that a calendar showing mai...
by Manish_P
09 May 2019 14:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 414440

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

:) The good Hakeem is socking it to them on twitter. Too bad he doesn't visit these forums now a days
by Manish_P
09 May 2019 14:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 414440

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Aditya_V wrote:Who is this cybersurg-> seems like some old Doctor in Bengluru making all these posts, probably worked in England during the 1980's, was he ever a Predator.


:shock: A veteran BRF-ite like you.. Ah i think you are speaking in jest.
by Manish_P
07 May 2019 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469665

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Those are fairly large returns..16% on 1 Rs for BJP getting 240 seats? So basically, they expect BJP seat tally < 240 seats for zero returns. Hmm thats not how it works! Let me try to explain with an example. Lets take the statistics from our BRF election poll thread, about 95% backing or supportin...
by Manish_P
07 May 2019 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469665

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Return on 1 rupee Those are fairly large returns..16% on 1 Rs for BJP getting 240 seats? So basically, they expect BJP seat tally < 240 seats for zero returns. In betting terms they are low odds. Lower the odds more the likelihood of that happening hence the lower returns you get. The bookies try t...
by Manish_P
07 May 2019 12:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463102

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Markets welcome Ramazan with massive price hike Consumers brace for a costlier Ramazan this year as prices of almost all essential items including meat, ghee, cooking oil, flour, onion, chicken, and fruits have seen a significant increase during the last few weeks. One of the comments That’s why I ...
by Manish_P
07 May 2019 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642702

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Even factoring in that, immediately post Balakot strike, they had a lot more patrols up in the air (even AWACS) and their ground based radars would also be kept on for a longer time, they would need huge loads of luck for any hope of an intercept. Even today they don't have even fraction of capabili...
by Manish_P
07 May 2019 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327505

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I think so too. The diving planes are mounted on the sail.
by Manish_P
06 May 2019 14:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72710

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

And duplicate Motor Bikes (chinese) in Krachi This market in Saddar claims to sell luxury motorbikes for less than Rs 10 lakhs The motorcycle market in Saddar these days has about 120 different brands that have nearly all been made in China. One such dealer, Abdullah Shari, who had several beautiful...
by Manish_P
05 May 2019 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 72710

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

2m Karachiites suffer from mental, other disorders There are two million people in Karachi suffering from mental, emotional, intellectual or social adjustment disorders, says a senior psychiatrist. And 300,000 of them are in need of urgent psychiatric / psychologist attention and are likely to beco...
by Manish_P
05 May 2019 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642702

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Perhaps OT, but this whole episode made me wish that we still had some Foxbats flying which could have been sent in just to cause sonic booms over Isloo and Pindi both during the Balakot strikes and afterwards when the airspace was shut down. Would have caused all kinds of chaos and confusion and p...
by Manish_P
02 May 2019 21:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3206
Views: 466021

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^ Couple of years ago I actually had come across a post (not on BRF, probably on the old version of themess.net) where a detailed comparison was done between the Shmel RPO-M & Carl Gustaf Mk3 (not the Bur, possibly because it was not yet fielded to front line forces). Interesting that you mentio...
by Manish_P
02 May 2019 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3206
Views: 466021

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I understand. Just that this particular model is said to be much lighter (at approx 5 Kgs) and does have a thermobaric round (Wiki - 'blast yield similar to 6 kg (13 lb) of TNT, or a 122 mm artillery rocket'). Hence i wondered.
by Manish_P
02 May 2019 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3206
Views: 466021

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

The Indian Army uses RPO-A Shmel "flamethrower" for this purpose in COIN operations, though its actually a thermobaric weapon. There is an article by General H S Panag on the cultural nuances & training for using this weapon. Sir, does the IA use/plan to procure the compact & ligh...
by Manish_P
30 Apr 2019 10:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3809
Views: 526814

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Question to the knowledgable. Does the IA use the compact & light weight MGK Bur 62mm Rocket Launcher.
by Manish_P
27 Apr 2019 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327505

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Om Shanti

May his family find the strength to bear his loss

Saw the flight safety thread at the top, opened it with a sinking feeling, was relieved to see a non-accident related post.

Then opened this thread :(
by Manish_P
26 Apr 2019 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463102

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Dollar se gire, Khajoor se atke Spiralling prices sour dates in Pakistan Traders complained that soaring prices, mainly because of a record devaluation of the Pakistani rupee against the US dollar, has hit their business. "There has been an average 50 per cent increase in date prices due to the...
by Manish_P
26 Apr 2019 12:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 175257

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Spot on.. courtesy those mad Soviets!

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The Mil V-7 Helicopter
by Manish_P
26 Apr 2019 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 175257

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Guess what is this crazy whirly bird, folks

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by Manish_P
25 Apr 2019 12:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 379941

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Top comment - 'Looks like he is campaigning for the BJP' :rotfl:

Foreign-funded elements behind Fata unrest: Imran

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by Manish_P
24 Apr 2019 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30740

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Aditya_V wrote: I think this was originally a double hit planned at India, but post Balakot and tight security in India made them divert to Sri Lanka with the Christchurch shooting as an excuse... . I too believe that. The general attack was perhaps planned for India, maybe in S. India. Same genera...
by Manish_P
24 Apr 2019 12:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 503
Views: 66597

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

(Mods- pls. delete if this is not the right thread) Used their service for the first time recently. Nice experience. Fares were half the charges of the Uber/Ola. Aimed at the office goers segment. Very few vehicles now hence booking is an issue. Even after booking you might not get it unless all 3 s...
by Manish_P
23 Apr 2019 12:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2962
Views: 332402

Re: International Military Discussion

Some pertinent points about the future of MBTs, by an ex UK tanker. Some problems are common for the UK and for us The tank is not dead Some points which stood out The tank is not dead. Nothing else has the brute force needed to tough it out against determined enemies in head-on clashes. Period. The...
by Manish_P
23 Apr 2019 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327505

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Work resumes full steam on Maldives coastal radars After an initial stumble following political uncertainty in the Maldives, work on setting up a coastal surveillance radar chain in the island nation has resumed full steam, with technical teams from India finishing installation work to get the syst...
by Manish_P
23 Apr 2019 11:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463102

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Imran will help solve the economic woes of Bakistan. Well not Im the Dim, rather a chappal named 'Imran' Pride and pique as Louboutin takes Pakistan chappal global Famed for luxury red-soled stilettos,French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has taken inspiration for a new sandal from Pakistan's tri...

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