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by Manish_P
04 Aug 2021 18:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 95
Views: 20981

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

^ really bad. Did they hire some external private agency for this?
by Manish_P
04 Aug 2021 09:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 871600

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

Snip... The only way a 2:7 Thundaar vs Rafale score is true is if some incompetent paki groundcrew used a tractor to drag two Thundaars through a line of parked Rafales on the way to some free food. Or the ROE were so restrictive that a Fokker triplane could have killed the Rafale. And yet they los...
by Manish_P
04 Aug 2021 09:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 871600

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

... The Pakistan of today is nothing like the vision of what Jinnah wanted for Pakistan.... <OT>Admiral sir, humbly beg to differ. The Bakistan of today is exactly what Djinnah wanted... only thing that the blinkered megalomaniac couldn't forsee or couldn't calculate was the MINUS of having no Oil ...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 23:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2705
Views: 456512

Re: Military Flight Safety

I fear the worst outcome as there is still no news of the pilots other than the recovery of their I cards and helmets. The wait is terrible for the families :( Perhaps a relook is required and wearing of inflatable life jackets (with beacon) needs to be mandatory SOP even for flying for short period...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)
Replies: 114
Views: 18440

Re: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)

How may days before we see some PILs being filed in the court (Kerala HC of course), about the potential damage to the sensitive ecology from this indulgence for the rich & bourgeois classes. Can almost hear the lines to Greta T buzzing with activity.
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 19:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 901
Views: 179843

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Foot-in-Mouth FM Gaddi Nasheen Koreysh (makkahwaley) is at it again. Two completely contradictory statements within two months. Sir, one is local 'Geo' news for local RAPE consumption.. the other is 'International' for consumption of Goras. Perfectly understandable when you are familiar with the ty...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 19:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 901
Views: 179843

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Dang the two photos in the two posts above make it seem like it is a typical Paki posture.... probably a consequence of the continual holding of a begging katora?
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 306
Views: 68638

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Can the workers go on strike to protest this law against striking :D

Anything is possible in India with our milords..

Refer just today's news where the SC has stated that 'Preventive detention can’t be invoked over law & order fears'
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5612
Views: 682408

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^ Thank you. I imagined the case load distribution was much worse. As in babbooz, it is the quality that seems to be necessary not too much quantity. Incremental 10-20 % can make the numbers look manageable to put 90% cases in the less than 3 years category Yessir. I was surprised as well... i ha...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 18:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5612
Views: 682408

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

It was a similar one Here in this post Shiv has this topographical relief map of Aryavarta (Indian Subcontinent) on his teetar page which I find very interesting. Note the unimpeded access to the northern plains of India from Afghanistan and Sindh. Only Pakjab stood in the way. https://pbs.twimg.com...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5612
Views: 682408

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

... To being with, is there any official info/graph on the aging of the on going cases. As in how many are under a year old, how many between 1-5 years, how many between 5-10, how many between 10-20, 20-30, ... Genuine query. Got the answer to the second part of my own question.. National Judicial ...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2555
Views: 620290

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

A question... Can the Police forces in sensitive border areas along Jammu, Kashmir, Punjab also be provided with anti-drone weapons (long range anti-material rifles, LMGs)/Tech (Anti-drone systems and teams)? Often they are the first responders. If locals spot the drones they are more likely to call...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 11:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5612
Views: 682408

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Preventive detention can’t be invoked over law & order fears, says Supreme Court.. Maybe the government can implement this order immediately by removing all security given to all the judges. Since security is, by definition, Preventive. Secondly an attack on an individual judge can not be deeme...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 11:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 871600

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

Has anyone seen any videos of JF17 firing a BVR yet? None that I have seen. But JF-17 can fire PL-15 which has a range of 300+ km or so the NaPakis and their Chinese overlords claim. BVRAAMs like AIM-120D AMRAAM (160+ km) and Meteor (150+ km) stand no chance. Forget India, even America will lose ag...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 09:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5612
Views: 682408

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

... Not very well known, but the south also fought back as hard as the north. The advantage the south had was of geography - the invasions were lesser in number compared to the Gangetic plains, for example... +1 One can refer to a 3D type topographical map of India posted earlier in this thread (or...
by Manish_P
03 Aug 2021 09:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5612
Views: 682408

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Brilliant. With milords like these who needs external enemies :roll: Preventive detention can’t be invoked over law & order fears, says Supreme Court Maybe the government can implement this order immediately by removing all security given to all the judges. Since security is, by definition, Prev...
by Manish_P
02 Aug 2021 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 901
Views: 179843

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

^ Monty Panesar is khalistani supporter
by Manish_P
02 Aug 2021 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 901
Views: 179843

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Bakistanis should boycott Kaneda and return back! Yawn - FO condemns former Canadian minister’s remarks about Pakistan In a tweet, the FO said: “We strongly condemn the unwarranted comments by former Canadian minister Chris Alexander, making unfounded & misleading assertions about…Pakistan’s rol...
by Manish_P
02 Aug 2021 09:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 871600

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

Rakesh wrote:BTW, the NaPakis are claiming that the JF-17 has beaten the Rafale at the tri-nation air exercise between Pakistan, Turkey and Qatar. The final tally was six Rafales for 2 JF-17s....


Thank you for making me spill a bit of my monday morning hot coffee on my self..
by Manish_P
01 Aug 2021 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 901
Views: 179843

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: 901
Views: 179843

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: 795
Views: 107617

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: 4009
Views: 871600

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: 795
Views: 107617

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: 795
Views: 107617

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: 4009
Views: 871600

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: 488273

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: 95
Views: 20981

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: 95
Views: 20981

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: 430928

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: 430928

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: 1214
Views: 279022

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: 901
Views: 179843

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: 95
Views: 20981

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: 901
Views: 179843

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: 901
Views: 179843

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: 213
Views: 63912

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: 397585

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: 3958
Views: 836274

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...

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