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by Manish_P
01 Aug 2021 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

If tomorrow BCCI announces plans for a Balochistan Premiere League to be held in India, it will draw more crowds and sponsors than the baki league. Imagine the fire the bakis will feel on their musharaffs at the mere announcement :mrgreen:
by Manish_P
31 Jul 2021 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

anupmisra wrote:Lunch @ Pakistan Engineering Council. Is that gunfire in the background


That would be during baki wedding (with cousin of course)

In this particular case it seems to be coming from a movie or game.. you can see the big screen in the back ground.
by Manish_P
31 Jul 2021 18:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 106197

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

...Former governor of Mizoram, @governorswaraj a megalomaniac who still uses "Governor" in his twitter handle long after retirement, threatens Bhardwaj with a police case and bullies him claiming that the tweets threaten the fragile peace in state. .. Isn't the retired Governor the widowe...
by Manish_P
31 Jul 2021 17:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3977
Views: 865968

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Imagine if similar to JFKs clarion call for the american Moon landing project, PM Modi ji calls for the Indian developed Jet engine as a project of national importance and it happens.. his legacy in our national development history would be set (not that he seems to crave it). Of course given the na...
by Manish_P
31 Jul 2021 14:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 106197

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Adding to the above, let us also not forget that Whatsapp is owned by Facebook.
by Manish_P
31 Jul 2021 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 106197

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Sir, and this is my anecdotal experience only, hardly 3 to 4 persons in my apartment building are on Twitter. But those guys post screen shots of tweets (mainly political) on the society whatsapp group of some 120 members. And there are comments from at least 30 to 40 members on those posts. I have ...
by Manish_P
30 Jul 2021 16:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3977
Views: 865968

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

... The only option is to develop your own plane i.e. Tejas, ORCA, AMCA, etc. ... +1. It has been known for some time now but the geopolitical reality (russian decline, chinese rise) has never been stark as earlier. Plus our own increasing confidence might make it happen in the near future. IMHO We...
by Manish_P
29 Jul 2021 21:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 2152
Views: 487862

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

^ Pakistani AF pilots are anyway flying for the Turkish Sultan. They can be seconded sorry third-ed to the Qataries.

PS- so the PAF will get hands-on with the Rafale.
by Manish_P
29 Jul 2021 14:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 20352

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

I know and agree sir. About the nuclear war bogey raised by the big ones itching to interfere and cripple us, saving their munna as well. All I am saying is that it would not be correct to say that our generals thought of holding on to enemy territory (actually our own, illegally occupied by the pak...
by Manish_P
29 Jul 2021 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 20352

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

Gen. V.P. Malik (Retd), says the army should have been allowed to cross the LoC and capture some paki territory, once the situation had stabilized and IA started having success. The general is speaking with benefit of hindsight I wouldn't think it is entirely hind sight, Pratyush ji. No senior mili...
by Manish_P
28 Jul 2021 20:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

... We wasted $250 million on the PAK-FA development and we got nothing in return. That same $250 million could have been invested in a Tejas line. I know that is easy for me to say in hindsight, but just saying. If we get into this mess, we will waste another $250 million (at minimum) and valuable...
by Manish_P
28 Jul 2021 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Rakeshi ji, don't you mean the next iteration of LCA? AMCA a medium weight twin engine bird, would be in a different class to this single engine short ranged one?
by Manish_P
28 Jul 2021 16:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1210
Views: 277367

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

So as expected the chinese are trying alternatives to cut off the middlemen pakis... or at the very least are sending a message to the Paki GHQ
by Manish_P
27 Jul 2021 20:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

First Ghoda, now jahaaz. Sheikh Chilli is training hard to be a SEAL for ghazwa-e-hind

by Manish_P
27 Jul 2021 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 88
Views: 20352

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

Have we taken back our POWs of the earlier wars..
by Manish_P
26 Jul 2021 17:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Are the Talibs (Paki) overwhelmingly pashtun? Or do they have significant (pak)Punjabi numbers in this day and age (as in has their composition changed over the past 3 decades)? The afghan and Pak pashtuns may be ideologically on the same page even if they are on different sides of the durand line, ...
by Manish_P
26 Jul 2021 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Must watch a video clip in which @a_siab explained how Taliban had ruined the culture of Afghans. “Taliban are anti-Pashtuns project.” A bit confused In the 'What makes Pakistan tick' thread, Ramana ji points that the rise of Taliban is for a Pashtun resurgence. But here the assertion is that talib...
by Manish_P
25 Jul 2021 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021
Replies: 202
Views: 61106

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021

A question regarding the ToT

Do we have the knowledge now to replicate with this system - the gyro and the track & lock system?

Suppose we want to put a larger version of this system (say a multi- barrel one) then will we be able to do it?
by Manish_P
25 Jul 2021 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1525
Views: 397214

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I am aware that fording requires preparation. So does laying of the temp bridges (do they roll with the armor boys?).

w.r.t turning the taps off, did we do it in earlier wars? Unlikely that we will do what will be pushed (by the world media) as an attack against humanity :((
by Manish_P
25 Jul 2021 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3953
Views: 834253

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

It might be possible to retrace the drone's path from the data in the flight controller to pinpoint its starting coords. In which case the paki posts in that sector can expect some bakrid treatment. Nearly 6.5 km in indian territory, with a payload load of 5 Kgs. What's the range of these models (C...
by Manish_P
25 Jul 2021 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3977
Views: 865968

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

I have not been keeping track of the deliveries, but if the below tweet is true...it is quite amazing. https://twitter.com/KiranKS/status/1417916329747652608?s=20 ---> In just one year, nearly 28 Rafales have joined the Indian Air Force fighting lineup. The latest three joined today. Next week, the...
by Manish_P
25 Jul 2021 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1525
Views: 397214

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Maybe the thinking is that Paki abdools will blow up the bridges over the canals.. a la scorched earth, the moment they hear IA rumbling on the horizon. Then it will be left to IA engineering corps to lay bridges over the canals. Can those bailey bridges support Arjun weight? Incidentally what is th...
by Manish_P
24 Jul 2021 17:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Thakur_B wrote:Cz Bren 807 with Andhra Police Octopus


Had no idea the CZ Bren was imported. Is this the Mk2 version?

On a lighter note - hope our different state Police forces don't get into competition for importing of different brands from different countries :)
by Manish_P
24 Jul 2021 16:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

F-36 King Snake? Is that even an official project? I thought that it was just a ideation of a concept (purely on paper) put forth by some 'independent experts' being promoted by a aviation magazine (Hushkit). I am no aviation engineer but even then i am willing to bet that if the US goes for develop...
by Manish_P
24 Jul 2021 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Congratulations to Pakistan in International Math Olympiad 2021. Two top scorers scored 1 point each, rest 4 got zero. Team total (=2) - India on the other hand got 1 gold, 1 silver, and 3 bronze.. A typical participant scored > 10x of the whole team from the land of the pure. This time again the t...
by Manish_P
24 Jul 2021 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

g.sarkar wrote:
anupmisra wrote:1. Ad for Man-boobs surgery
2. Gadhwa-e-Hind
3. Where's PETA when you need it to speak up?

Gadhwa-e-Hind needs to be copy righted into BRF lexicon.
Gautam


+1

Anup ji, please suggest one for that slimy S M Qureshi

That polished beggar might well become the next beggar-in-chief of Jihadistan
by Manish_P
24 Jul 2021 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Yes, sir. The moment I realised the source was 'the print', the objective behind the article became clearer :)
by Manish_P
23 Jul 2021 19:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Joo phool SDREs! start shibering!! this ij eggsample oph Baki 6th Jinneration Trojan ghost warphair

(pardon the Benis lingo)
by Manish_P
23 Jul 2021 14:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Noob question. Looking at the dimension of the engine inlet, the undercarriage and the exhaust nozzle, doesn't the space for the internal weapons bay look like it will be quite small? https://www.airliners.net/photo/Russia-Air-Force/Su-75-Checkmate/6498111 https://i.ibb.co/k2V3V64/6498111.webp
by Manish_P
23 Jul 2021 11:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Oh damn . I didn't see the source :oops: Serves me right.
by Manish_P
23 Jul 2021 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

What we know about Russia’s new ‘Fleabag’ stealth fighter :(( Admiral saar, a humble request, since you are known to be a connoisseur of beautiful shapes (flying). Let's not call this good looking new born bird with the derisive nickname given by this capitalist rag. Let her be referred to as Check...
by Manish_P
23 Jul 2021 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Yes, Ramana ji. Was aware of that. Was referring to the recent concerns, of non suitability (reason said to be quality issues) for the Sig 716, which led to (or is it might lead to) importing of this ammo from abroad. IMHO if the root cause is indeed quality issue, then it is surely a in-house solva...
by Manish_P
23 Jul 2021 05:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Nice.

Fingers crossed for the quick local solution of the 7.62 x 51 mm bullets for the Sig 716 issue.
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 23:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

... Of the 275-290 fighters that the Egyptian airforce possesses, more than 200 are F-16s given by the US since 1980 under the Israeli-Egyptian peace accords of 1979 for which Egypt has not paid any money. (Egypt continues to get annual military aid of $ 1.3 billion from the US)... Thanks for the i...
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

I still don't get how egypt has the money for as wide a zoo as ours. Mirage 5s, MiG 29s, Mirage 2000s, F-16s, Rafales, Su 35s...

PS oops just saw same question asked by another poster :oops:
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 16:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

RKumar wrote:
AFG were quick to get their revenge


Unlikely. Looks like a more entitled RAPE raped (and then killed) a less entitled RAPEtte
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 16:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 859
Views: 173492

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

These are not civilian engineers. These are PLA in mufti. No one in his right mind would arm and untrained civilian with firearms in case they get attacked. The skinny one in the glasses does look more of an engineer/contractor than a soldier. Going by our MSM one would think all Chinese soldiers a...
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 16:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 430547

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Khalsa wrote:....this is proof that Felon is not working and they come up with another single engined product from the same house.


That would be stretching things a bit too far sir.. by that logic the F-22 was a failure because the Americans followed it up with the single engine F-35 :)
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

The cross section shown didn't look like the traditional shaped charge, hence my query.

As the other poster has said, it is probably the high explosive which makes the fragments pierce armour (of thin skinned personnel carriers, light tanks :wink: ), provided the explosion is close enough
by Manish_P
22 Jul 2021 11:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1194
Views: 285981

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

^ Armour piercing?

As in penetration of lightly armoured personnel carriers?

Useful bit of kit.

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