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by Neshant
25 Feb 2019 17:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4274
Views: 271442

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Austin wrote:Video on Tump lecturing his negotiator on MOU .Funny :rotfl:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... emium-asia


Trump is right.

MOUs don't mean anything. Only a signed agreement does.
by Neshant
25 Feb 2019 11:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 767
Views: 66166

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

https://climate.nasa.gov/system/content_pages/main_images/203_co2-graph-021116.jpeg That vertical line is the tail end of this graph (the purple line at the right most corner). We literally are at close to the lowest levels of C02 in Earth's 4.6 billion year history from the looks of the graph belo...
by Neshant
24 Feb 2019 19:49
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

Though this Twitter thread may not be completely related to Pulwama attack, it shows to what lengths Modi Government has gone to tie down Pakistan from day 1. Not sure of factual accuracy of the data, but it is good to know. https://twitter.com/a_sandhan/status/1098552090446557184 Sample Due to fas...
by Neshant
24 Feb 2019 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1408
Views: 194840

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

India should attempt servicing & mock repairs on a couple of these US subs in preparation for the day they might actually be in need of emergency repairs in Indo-Pacific battles.
by Neshant
24 Feb 2019 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3345
Views: 517548

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

I agree there is no free lunch. At this time it would be better to use US 5G equipment over Chinese equipment. That is until India can build it's own wireless telecom infrastructure. The Chinese are just far more evil than unkil at this point in history. That too India is already buying sophisticat...
by Neshant
24 Feb 2019 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4320
Views: 702265

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Great information on the LCH from designers itself.

Please visit the youtube link and give it a thumbs up. :!:

LCH is going to be an export success.

by Neshant
24 Feb 2019 07:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

Challenge to Article 35A: ‘Hearing appears unlikely till Tuesday' Making Article 35A and 370 an election issue at this stage is risky considering that the Supreme Court of India is hearing about 35A soon. One way or another, both have to go. Its not a judicial decision, its a decision in the suprem...
by Neshant
24 Feb 2019 07:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 512740

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Great information on the LCH from designers itself.

Please visit the youtube link and give it a thumbs up. :!:

LCH is going to be an export success.

by Neshant
23 Feb 2019 21:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

IMO, Articles 370 and 35A were only relevant when J&K was acceded by Maharaja Hari Singh in 1947 when the state was undivided and not ethnically cleansed of its population. PoK is an entirely different ethnically after TSP occupied it and at the same time Chinese occupation in 1962 has made par...
by Neshant
23 Feb 2019 21:30
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

Neshantji, sneering noted, thanks. Perhaps your generation needs this explained slowly and carefully. In our time there was no "capitalist economy" in India. India did NOT have enough food. Famine was a real danger every year. You got it backwards. The more a group that can afford to purc...
by Neshant
23 Feb 2019 08:14
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

I'm not sure if going hungry is the right move in a capitalist economy. If anything, it causes a cut back in food production as the group of people who can pay for the goods stop their consumption thus causing farmers financial distress. It's a disincentive to expand crop production if anything. Nev...
by Neshant
22 Feb 2019 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 766
Views: 122204

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Russia appears more on the defensive than offensive.

There must have been an agreement on US withdrawal from Syria in return for Russia's non-involvement in Venezuela.

Their bigger long term problem is China which they are far more wary of than NATO.
by Neshant
22 Feb 2019 14:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3055
Views: 247308

Re: Iran News and Discussions

^^^ There is a convergence of interests on trade and (some) foreign policy.

Keep it at that.

Any plans for collaboration more ambitious than that and it will lead to ruin.

So far things look to be progressing fine as long as the mullahs stick to agreements.
by Neshant
22 Feb 2019 14:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3153
Views: 402192

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Of the total 168 million acre-feet, India's share of water from the three rivers is 33 million acre-feet, does that mean the 3 rivers given to TSP have 168-33=135 mil acre-feet and the 3 rivers we got have a paltry 33 mil acre-feet? or , 168 is across our 3 rivers and we are supposed to use only 33...
by Neshant
22 Feb 2019 14:19
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

I am doing my part by avoiding the purchase of chini maal as best I can. Cell phones, laptops, shoes, clothes..etc. I go for brands like Nokia, HP.. etc. instead of Xiaomi, Huawei and Lenovo. A lot is made there so it's hard to avoid 100%. But at the very least, if the ownership of the brand is fore...
by Neshant
21 Feb 2019 23:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 224363

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

Hope they are not reaching for pie in the sky.

Keep the requirements realistic so the project does not spend years trying to achieve a bar set too high.

All hopes are being pinned on top level performance of the engine in the airframe with zero margin given to design constraints. A red flag surely.
by Neshant
21 Feb 2019 08:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1117
Views: 154308

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Lockheed Martin - pitching the F-16V (which they strangely renamed F-21) to India.

If their bid succeeds, the Tejas will be in trouble and the country will be back to screw driver turning assembly work.

by Neshant
20 Feb 2019 12:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 224363

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

SaiK wrote:Video

We’re live first & exclusive with India’s new canard concept — the Medium Weight Fighter (the rechristened LCA Mk.2) https://t.co/2lH3yKiy2u


I hope they blend the canards into the body as in the case of the Rafale and don't simply stick it on.
by Neshant
19 Feb 2019 08:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

I just bought a $1500 lenovo laptop.. Feeling like shit now. Last time I am buying any Chinese product. SAY NO TO the following Chinese companies: Lenovo ViVo Xiaomi Oppo OnePlus HuaWei Force Chinese disinvestment from PayTm. I would rather pay more to buy stuff made elsewhere. ChiComs must pay for...
by Neshant
18 Feb 2019 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 767
Views: 66166

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Neshant, You are misreading what the ice cores say. Before this climate moderation about 10kya the climate varied wildly. Agriculture in temprate zones was impossible. Every 20-30 years snow ice would cover the place followed by 30 year droughts. 40kya the sahara was temperate but look at it now. N...
by Neshant
18 Feb 2019 09:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 895913

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

They are going to end up producing way more aircraft of this type than they anticipate. So I hope they anticipate it now ahead of time and plan accordingly. This has been the case for every low & mid cost plane that has been purchased and it will be so for the Tejas as well. Plan for extended pr...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 17:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5555
Views: 486846

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

tejus is a military machine and saras is a civil machine. The applicable standards are totally different as is the certification procedure. FAA based MIL and DO certification standards are in fact more rigorous for military aircraft. This is especially so since the aircraft will operate under taxin...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 17:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 767
Views: 66166

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

There is an ideal temperature for Humans for sure so why increase the risk. Agriculture is only possible in the present stable climate. We lived on this planet for 300,000 years and went absolutely nowhere, till the climate stabilized 10,000 years ago and the ice retreated allowing agriculture to e...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 17:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5555
Views: 486846

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

At the time, the larger and pressurized 328 version was also available for the asking because of serious financial difficulties at the parent company. That opportunity was also let go. Without any malice intended, the saras has no market. It will, at best, be dumped on the forces who do not need it...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 16:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 842182

Re: Small Arms Thread

Looks like total chaos with no program management & no long term planning.
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 06:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

Bolton not just supported, according to an Indian readout, India’s right to self-defence against cross-border terrorism but also promised to work with India in getting Azhar sanctioned by the UNSC . TOI had reported on Saturday that US will soon hold dialogue with India on terrorist designation wit...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 06:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3939
Views: 748701

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^ Still far smaller than that of the USSR - except the aircraft carriers.
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 06:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Project: Design a UAV/Drone
Replies: 64
Views: 18806

Re: BRF Project: Design a UAV/Drone

Other solution is : https://www.wired.com/images_blogs/autopia/2014/01/ZEOD_Engine_Large_06-1500-200x300.jpg At 88 pounds, the 3-cylinder engine is light enough to hold in your arms. Nissan calls it the DIG-T R Nissan’s managed to build a wee little engine that puts out a stunning 400 horsepower wi...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 06:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5555
Views: 486846

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

To go to a pusher configuration, right off the bat, makes no sense. So far their vision seems to be working on the Saras. The Saras' delay was due to its funding being cutoff by short sighted individuals at the first sign of troubles. But troubles are inherent in anything difficult and there is a l...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 05:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5555
Views: 486846

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The only innovation that is really happening in the civilian sphere is in the engines in terms of fuel economy and noise etc. and in avionics to some extent. Aside from that not much has changed even in the 737 and A320 series. So if the Chinis are copying it is a good approach. They will most like...
by Neshant
17 Feb 2019 01:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

Ask US why it is going ahead with IMF bailout to a country funding and housing terrorists conductive attacks on Indian soil.

Watch for their answer.
by Neshant
15 Feb 2019 19:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1497
Views: 219283

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Cuba says U.S. moving special forces, preparing Venezuelan intervention

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/cuba-charges- ... 54459.html
by Neshant
15 Feb 2019 14:08
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182230

Re: Pulwama Attack

Ask US to stop IMF loans to Pakistan on the basis of this terrorism.
by Neshant
14 Feb 2019 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580044

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Supratik wrote:This is also timed with Art35A and Art370 coming up in the SC. It is intended to scare the govt and judiciary from scrapping those two articles. More reason why govt and courts should proceed with the issue. Otherwise they will keep on terrorizing.



+1. It is time to scrap it.
by Neshant
13 Feb 2019 11:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1497
Views: 219283

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Not a good thing that US is attempting a "Libya" type takeover of Venezuela. In the case of Libya, it was a NATO invasion of a country to take its wealth, gold and resources. In the case of Venezuela, its an economic block aid for the same objective. We may yet see rockets, tanks and fight...
by Neshant
12 Feb 2019 14:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3379
Views: 472140

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

UK Unveils Plan To "Transform" Navy By Converting Ferries Into Warships

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-02- ... s-warships
by Neshant
11 Feb 2019 12:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4274
Views: 271442

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Will check out your link. Note : Chris Martenson has been wrong for a long time now on account of not having anticipated the artificial re-inflation of the bubble since 2008. There's been a lot of bogus economic growth reported globally since 2008 so I'm sure a shoe will drop somewhere. Yet another ...
by Neshant
11 Feb 2019 07:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 767
Views: 66166

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

The global warming fake science aside, what will be the effect of the shifting magnetic poles of the planet that is currently underway?

Its reportedly shifting at a rate faster than any time in human history.


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