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by Manish_P
15 Jun 2018 12:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4388
Views: 508859

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: 4388
Views: 508859

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: 221414

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: 3448
Views: 414779

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: 3448
Views: 414779

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: 4388
Views: 508859

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: 4388
Views: 508859

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: 221414

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: 3082
Views: 369747

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: 3082
Views: 369747

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: 3082
Views: 369747

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: 221414

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: 2171
Views: 362429

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: 3082
Views: 369747

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: 221414

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: 2338
Views: 377300

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: 3448
Views: 414779

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: 52043

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: 1817
Views: 115102

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: 7598

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: 865
Views: 27967

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: 11357
Views: 648334

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: 1347
Views: 155370

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: 308
Views: 74631

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: 2059
Views: 314070

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: 95603

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: 308
Views: 74631

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: 617
Views: 58074

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, ..
by Manish_P
25 May 2018 11:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2085
Views: 192355

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Allegations by the Catholic archbishop alleging Christians are being attacked becos of the Modi regime are now being echoed by his boss in the Vatican. While there have been some incidents in certain areas, to insinuate that there is a conspiracy by the govt. at the centre is a load of crap...... W...
by Manish_P
23 May 2018 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2025
Views: 221414

Re: Military Flight Safety

jaysimha wrote:All aircrew and passengers are safe.


Whew.
by Manish_P
23 May 2018 15:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 367
Views: 39471

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Sigh, even the aliens are racist... always seem to keep themselves in and around North America.. maybe it's the brown smog produced by us SDREs which is to blame :((
by Manish_P
23 May 2018 10:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 341098

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Manish_P, you'll really like this. Its very well written. The statement that large force exercises were done is interesting, was it strike or included air to air. https://www.nst.com.my/news/2015/09/man-turning-and-burning-best By HARIS HUSSAIN June 28, 2014 @ 7:50am HARIS HUSSAIN The Royal Malaysi...
by Manish_P
22 May 2018 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 341098

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Question is whether BVR was part of the game. The AESA would really come into play then, provided the test range was vast enough. If for instance they agreed upon fixed parameters, then within a specified range, Bars vs an AESA would really not provide any advantage/disadvantage until & unless ...
by Manish_P
22 May 2018 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 341098

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Caveat, Sukhois haven't gone up against AESA equipped USAF birds, yet. Most of its successes were against earlier Eagles, Vipers. They went up against EFs (both sides claimed victory, first time the Brits, second time us, then red faced Brits huffed and puffed), up against Rafales in France (French...
by Manish_P
22 May 2018 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3974
Views: 631550

Re: Small Arms Thread

Some of the Sigs are a very good bit of kit, comparable or even better to H&K at times Pity they never got the Sig 556R/Xi right or free of it's niggles. It had potential to be a very good modular rifle featuring on-the-field conversion in calibre (Nato 5.56/Russian 7.62), mutiple barrel lengths...
by Manish_P
21 May 2018 16:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 685
Views: 83905

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Biggest GST Fraud Unveiled: Mumbai Firm Siphoned Off Rs 173 Crore Using Fake Invoices! Rs 173 crore was syphoned off using fake GST invoices, by a Mumbai based firm. Owners have been arrested. Mumbai based Horizon Outsource Solutions Private Limited was successful in claiming GST Credit worth Rs 80...
by Manish_P
20 May 2018 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: ISI-History and Discussions
Replies: 507
Views: 43448

Re: ISI-History and Discussions

When Indian spooks came to rescue of ex-ISI chief's son In May 2015, former director general of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) General Asad Durrani’s son Osman came to Kochi for work on behalf of a German company. Osman, who has a Pakistani passport but is based in Germany, should hav...
by Manish_P
20 May 2018 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 341098

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

I don't get this stealthy == invisible on radar thing. It depends upon distance at which the other bird was detected and tracked and the capabilities of the missiles. IMO, the only question that matters is (and answer will never be public): could our Sukhois possibly engage the J20 before the J20 c...
by Manish_P
18 May 2018 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A Mirror on Pakistan: In their own words by Pakistanis
Replies: 74
Views: 4745

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

Your ‘new’ Pakistan DESPONDENT Pakistanis would put their heads on the railway tracks, if they could be sure trains would arrive on time. Or they would swallow phials of cyanide, if these were not adulterated. They could always electrocute themselves, if they knew when load-shedding would occur. An...
by Manish_P
18 May 2018 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 123828

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

Post upgradation Tejas’ Mark-2 to become a medium weight fighter “The LCA was designed to replace the MiG-21aircraft, whereas the Mk-2 is being designed to replace the Mirage 2000,” Dr Girish Deodhar, programme director of ADA told ET. “It is being redesignated as a medium weight fighter.” Awesome....

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