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by Manish_P
28 Jul 2021 20:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

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: 429784

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: 1197
Views: 273507

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 78
Views: 17360

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 60671

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: 1523
Views: 396230

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: 3952
Views: 832840

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: 3952
Views: 860389

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: 1523
Views: 396230

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: 1191
Views: 284292

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: 429784

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 1191
Views: 284292

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 429784

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: 1191
Views: 284292

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: 429784

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: 1191
Views: 284292

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: 1191
Views: 284292

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: 429784

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: 429784

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 830
Views: 167923

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: 429784

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: 1191
Views: 284292

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: 1191
Views: 284292

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

^ Armour piercing?

As in penetration of lightly armoured personnel carriers?

Useful bit of kit.
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

bakis sure must be looking at this jet and Russia will not think twice before selling this jet to bakis. Just why will the Chinese pay the Bakis to buy Russian jets? Now a coup-paranoid Sultan Erdogan might want to do a barter deal - Turkey finances the jets on lease basis, Pakistan supplies the pi...
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 16:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Some initial release info (perhaps Gurus might be able to compare with the Su 30 / Su 57 and compute some back of envelope guess-timations about the MTOW, thrust?) Putin hails Russia's air power as new fighter goes on view The prospective warplane, marketed under the project name Checkmate, has one ...
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5810
Views: 1063674

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Well he is a full paki and a Canadian.. What about the american citizen Daood Sayed Gilani aka David Headley?
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Understood. A succinct explanation. Thanks.
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 00:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1197
Views: 273507

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

A pity. We could have helped them (as much for themselves, as well as for our own benefit) effectively if we were not ham-strung by altered geography and lack of our own Mil-Ind base.
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 830
Views: 167923

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

That agreement, my friend, I believe is the second most closely guarded secret in Bakistan, after Gen. Bajwa's religious affiliations. Nothing pops up if one googles "CPEC agreement" or "CPEC Defense Pact". If the details were ever to be made public (about CPEC, that is) the pak...
by Manish_P
21 Jul 2021 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Oh, yes. Completely skipped thinking about the quality assurance and maintenance parts in the excitement of the new launch. Maybe partly because I somehow don't expect the design parameters to be as tight or the tolerance levels to be as low as the US F-35. But still Mea Culpa. With regards to the d...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

... This at least keeps them in the competition as the MiG-29 and Su-30 programs give way to something more modern. There was a risk of Chinese trying to corner that market with its smaller aircraft 10-20 years from now. Though how much of those combat aircraft are replaced with cheaper UCAV's rema...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Their PR video showed whom they think to be the target Customers. They still seem to consider India as their best bet. Even after the FGFA saga. It is another thing that we seem to be quiet confident about the doability of the AMCA (be it a different class) and will not even look at this bird unless...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 16:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1975
Views: 429784

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

brar_w wrote:... If it is actually built, I suspect it will primarily interest those who can't get or can't afford the F-35 or those existing Su-27 and MiG-29 family users who don't require a larger, heavier and more expensive fighter.


Brar_w ji, Also those who can't afford Rafale's :wink:

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