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by Manish_P
24 Jul 2021 17:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 801
Views: 161632

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: 801
Views: 161632

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: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 801
Views: 161632

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 801
Views: 161632

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: 801
Views: 161632

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 1187
Views: 282455

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 5782
Views: 1059189

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1181
Views: 269305

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: 801
Views: 161632

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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: 1960
Views: 427193

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:
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 16:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1187
Views: 282455

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

The northern command had a few months back floated rfp for procurement of ammunition from private sector. SSS defence has tied up with Brazilian ammunition maker for setting up ammunition manufacturing line in India. Change is on the way at a glacial pace. May the pace quicken fast real soon, well ...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1187
Views: 282455

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Ah that old OFB bug bear.. I suspected it might be partly QC but didn't imagine it would be to this extent :( While it is a major problem, at least it is still a solvable one. The government hopefully will eventually succeed in belling the lazy OFB cat, but maybe for now some private players may be ...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1187
Views: 282455

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

I don't think we stopped completely. Possibly reduced significantly since we shifted to other caliber for our assault rifles. Hence my query that can't we re-tool our factories back to manufacturing of this caliber. It might take some time (a few months, a year?) Or is there any clause in the deal w...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 161632

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Surprisingly the fliendship pact does not allow PLA to take over development sites. Each project (Gwadar, for example) has required a separate "arrangement" between the pakis and their short friends. Besides, stationing PLA troops in PoK will violate UN norms. ... Hmm interesting point. I...
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 10:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1187
Views: 282455

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

^ sir, surely we can restart manufacturing the ammunition, can't we?
by Manish_P
20 Jul 2021 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1960
Views: 427193

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

The new Russian bird looks beautiful. Hope the program sees eventual success. What a sea change of difference in reception from just a decade ago ! I remember those heady days in BRF, just before the release of the PAK-FA.. that thread would move so fast as we eagerly waited for pics and details :)...
by Manish_P
19 Jul 2021 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1013
Views: 224753

Re: Aircraft Recognition

I always thought aircraft designers were crazy but some design concepts really show how crazy they are :D

Identify the below whacky concept... which understably never got built

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by Manish_P
19 Jul 2021 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 161632

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

... a) To show who is the boss b) To deliberately spend as less money as possible for security c) Local fights about who is getting paid off and who is not Now, we could analyze the latest vacuum bulb blast in Dasu and see deep planning like a false flag operation. But it is likely to be one of a) ...
by Manish_P
18 Jul 2021 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 161632

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

... As part of their report, the chinis will now officially require greater protection of their workers by their own PLA conscripts if the bakis wish to see SeePack succeed and, thus, pave the way for a full-time chini garrison in occupied cashmere. ... Anup ji, isn't there a tallel and deeper frie...
by Manish_P
18 Jul 2021 14:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 161632

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Sheikh Chilly has just confirmed our suspicions with this statement: 15 Chinese officials part of Dasu incident investigation: Sheikh Rashid Anup ji, the unusually blunt (almost bordering on accusatory) tweet and the large presence of Chinese officials in the investigation could also indicate that ...
by Manish_P
18 Jul 2021 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 161632

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Pakis set off a bomb blast to kill French engineers because France did not give kickbacks in the Agosta submarine contracts. French intelligence broke the knees (not exaggerating, actually broke knees) of the Vice Admiral and ISI jernails involved in the attack. We will know soon if China is in the...
by Manish_P
18 Jul 2021 12:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1960
Views: 427193

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Well.... after looking at the below photo it seems that the Zephyr rendering might be more closer (especially about the intakes) https://thumbor.forbes.com/thumbor/960x0/https%3A%2F%2Fspecials-images.forbesimg.com%2Fimageserve%2F60f1f1b5fe2cd662b6ca741a%2F960x0.jpg%3FcropX1%3D0%26cropX2%3D748%26crop...

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