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by AbhiJ
27 Jun 2016 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2781
Views: 412167

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

I really don't know where to put this stuff but surprising to know that Defence Ministry like all other Ministries works on single entry system of book keeping. The ICAI said it will soon approach Union defence minister Manohar Parikkar to urge him to introduce double entry accounts system in the de...
by AbhiJ
25 Jun 2016 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 57596

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

The situation of today's global trade will revert back to the period between the Two world wars.

Regional trading blocs and individual trading agreements. India should also now out of many useless namesake groupings and stand independent.
by AbhiJ
24 Jun 2016 20:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 205413

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

The Elephant in the room, I predict at least one more country in the EU holding a referendum on EU exit. I can personally see the EU unraveling. EU won't unravel . The immigrants and islamization (eurostyle multiculti) was american pushed balancing strategy since the last 60 years as precondition t...
by AbhiJ
14 Jun 2016 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 313980

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

As per Islam who is more pious?

Pakistani soldier or Afghan soldier.
by AbhiJ
13 Jun 2016 07:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 61770

Re: Understanding the US-2

Rajesh the institutional premise of USA is if you are a person of color you are unwelcome, we do not need your color in our country, you have body odor. You know how they call mexicans 'wetbacks'. Exceptions are made in every category, in case you are *rich*. In that case, we welcome your money, so...
by AbhiJ
13 Jun 2016 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 313980

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

Posting in full - apparently son of an Afghan who was anti-Paki to the core. The Afghan-born father of Omar Mateen , the man police identified as the gunman who killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Florida on Sunday, is a fringe political commentator who rails against Pakistan and Afghan Pr...
by AbhiJ
13 Jun 2016 05:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 313980

Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016

Link to last page of previous thread The following links are background material on Pakistan. UNDERSTANDING PAKISTAN: Jinnah's Pakistan: An Interview with MA Jinnah, and how the Pakistan of Yesterday is the Pakistan of Today http://iref.homestead.com/Messiah.html http://hsgac.senate.gov/public/_fil...
by AbhiJ
11 Jun 2016 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 739
Views: 105690

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

But other globalist stuff is much juicier, such as the creation of a virtual online passport – an Internet ID - without which no one will be able to do anything. The excuse for it is “cybersecurity”. This sounds too much like the carbon tax and all green taxes which are imposed on populations appar...
by AbhiJ
07 Jun 2016 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Scenario: Return of Indian Nationals from Middle East due
Replies: 104
Views: 5892

Re: Scenario: Return of Indian Nationals from Middle East du

We should have a programme where NRIs can safely park their money in India and Indian assets. Not from the purpose of giving assured returns but giving them assured safety and sapne thing to bank upon of someday west become pislamic or a Uganda, Fiji happens. There is already turmoil in African coun...
by AbhiJ
26 May 2016 18:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 199733

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

When the Chinese launched their first human in space in 2003, Vajpayee announced that we will put a man on moon by 2020. That was a vision, very ambitious. For that to happen, we needed to put a human in space by 2012-2014 timeframe. The UPA scuttled the manned mission which was meagre $2 Billion co...
by AbhiJ
20 May 2016 19:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4627
Views: 813857

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Interview: GE CEO Immelt: We're valuable because we make really difficult things. If you could make something with 60 people in a garage, GE shouldn't be doing it. But if you make a jet engine, there's only like one and a half people in the world that can make a jet engine. And we are really good a...
by AbhiJ
17 May 2016 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 96544

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

It's time to spank Pakis in national discourse. Only negative news should be broadcasted. No other discussion or mention about Pakistan. And lastly some Trump dictionary has to be used by ministers, officials, public in debates, eminent people. Calling Pakis idiots, stupid, kids etc. This self impos...
by AbhiJ
14 May 2016 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11850
Views: 790806

Re: Levant crisis - III

1) Erdogan is retiring from PM post. 2) He is negotiating hard for entry into EU at his own terms. 3) His daughter's wedding going on, Paki Nawaz is a guest and is in close touch. 4) Joint Co-ordination in Bangladesh. 5) Pakis have occupied London and many parts of Europe, you also millions of Turks...
by AbhiJ
14 May 2016 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 96544

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

How can 25% of Bakis be over weight in Bhooka Nanga Pakistan? Obesity or getting over-weight is alarmingly increasing in Pakistan and latest surveys and studies indicate that almost 25 percent of the Pakistani population, even small children upto the age of 10 years, are obese and over-weight , doc...
by AbhiJ
13 May 2016 18:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 294303

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

LIVE Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, former flag officer commanding in chief of the Western Naval Command, was in service when the murky deal was signed. "When she (INS Deepak) was in passage and crossed the Atlantic, the sea had turned very rough and the vessel was keeping difficulty in sea keepi...
by AbhiJ
12 May 2016 14:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3229
Views: 429095

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

In a first of its kind attempt for India, Ministry of Railways is using automatic track laying machines on dedicated freight corridors! The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL), is using a new construction machine that lays tracks to expedite work on freight corridors. DFCCIL se...
by AbhiJ
08 May 2016 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4183
Views: 381689

Re: Internal Security Watch

India’s single emergency number, 112, to be active from 1 January The single emergency number 112 will be operational throughout India from 1 January to help people immediately reach services of police, ambulance and fire department. “The single emergency number 112 will be operational from 1 Janua...
by AbhiJ
08 May 2016 17:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 203532

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

When we are signing such deals, do we make a provision that India weapons, mutition, subsystems or components wherever available or proven to be fitted on the main system like the Israelis, Russians do?
by AbhiJ
08 May 2016 09:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 520906

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Cut in coal imports may save Rs 40,000 crore this fiscal: Piyush Goyal "Last year, the reduction in foreign exchange outgo because of import of thermal coal was Rs 28,000 crore and this year we are targetting Rs 40,000 crore," the minister said. There is not a single coal-based power plan...
by AbhiJ
05 May 2016 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 96544

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/the-interviews-blog/balochistan-suffers-pak-genocide-kashmir-indias-part-not-us-pak-will-collapse-minus-us-balochis-appeal-to-modi/ Balochis appeal to India to save hem from genocide by Pakistan Islamic Pious Army (PIPA). Not able to copy so typing some gems:...
by AbhiJ
03 May 2016 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 165382

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

I read few years back Mayawati was planning a 8 lane expressway connecting both ends of UP. Cost was $1 Billion for 100 km. This same project should be created from Amritsar to Kolkatta and one branch from Patna to Orrisa. Create the worlds largest port there. Conmect half of Indian population to th...
by AbhiJ
27 Apr 2016 19:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 199733

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

LINK : One of the satellite technologies that Europe wants to develop on its own is large deployable antennas, which unfurl umbrella-style in orbit and have been used for multiple mobile communications satellites. LINK : One of the advanced features of GSAT-6 satellite is its S-Band Unfurlable Ante...
by AbhiJ
26 Apr 2016 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 119114

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

I have realized that despite being labelled the most powerful man in the world, POtus is kind of powerless before the ruthless reach and incumbency of the permanent deep state You are on the money boss, U got it.people who control US are mostly not elected. There number according to me (the most im...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 15:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

I don't know what kind of logic you are trying to use to justify your case, but if an order for 400 are made then there would be a "business case" for HAL to increase production capacity too. It won't be just 16/year at that point. Common sense. So you agree that current order of 100 is n...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 14:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

HAL Bangalore has produced 34 aircraft a year for 60 years Gripen rate has been 14 fighters a year for decades Eurofighter has produced 33 a year in 12 years from multi[url][/url]ple sites in Europe Who is doing mass production? Who is sitting on his ass? http://www.vista-industrial.com/blog/protot...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 14:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/parrikar-cuts-gordian-knot-to-boost-tejas-line-115100200031_1.html Parrikar's decisive move cuts a Gordian knot that has bedevilled Tejas production. For years Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the agency that will mass-produce the Tejas, has re...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 14:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

We shouldn't be counting this 8 or 16 per annum as mass manufacturing. Agreed but mass manufacturing is for mass orders. Airbus has 4500 odd planes on order. How many Tejas planned? At 50 a month Airbus will take 7 years to deliver. At 50 a month 200 Tejas will be delivered in 4 months. then what? ...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

That is a mistake. It amounts to 34 per year on app. basis. Irrespective of everything else, HAL has never manufactured a single platform with its own supply chain (firangi doesn't count here) in such quantities as we desire (25 to 40 per year). shiv Saar, Every jigno says 120 aircrafts ordered by I...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 09:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

AbhiJ I think you do not know but Bangalore has a large aerospace Industry complex and there is a lot of manufacturing for eg of Airbus , Dassault and other companies right here in Bangalore (not just the IT part but also manufacturing of verious parts. A whole aerospace park just like electronic c...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 08:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

The same firms are supporting mass production of other programs, whereas you have come up with ZERO evidence that they can't if funded. Make wild allegations, provide the evidence. Stating wild allegations and claiming they are clarifications, is not sufficient If we intend to mass produce 40 LCAs ...
by AbhiJ
24 Apr 2016 08:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

And yet, you are not able to provide the list of substantial key contributors to any program with the scale of the LCA. You are spouting meaningless inanities as versus hard facts. "Military cliche" it seems. And what do you know of "mass production" or lack thereof of existing ...
by AbhiJ
23 Apr 2016 22:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

I mean, he implies that manufacturing in Bangalore is somehow subpar because its services oriented.


I have clarified in my above post very clearly. It's not sub par. It's that they cannot mass produce it. They can produce in limited quantities.
by AbhiJ
23 Apr 2016 22:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Your stand is absolutely silly. What is this "battle hardened" rubbish? It implies these places have experience with mass production in many industries with the capable human resource. It was just a military cliche. What is this mud slinging at "old suppliers" based on what data...
by AbhiJ
23 Apr 2016 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Why don't you dig it out? The information is there. Are you even aware of the LCA's upgrades and how much effort goes into its design and development from centers which have to constantly work with the producer? HAL FY 2014-15 Directors Report Pg 32 = 68 new aircrafts and helicopters FY 2015-16 = 6...
by AbhiJ
23 Apr 2016 18:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

AbhiJ, so how is the IAF getting ALH/LCH, Jaguars then. And Mirage upgrades? Are you even serious? Go look at the amount of HW and SW going into the LCA and from where it is sourced. Bangalore (and Hyderabad) are the epicenter of the avionics, technology and hardware ecosystem in India. Services in...
by AbhiJ
23 Apr 2016 17:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256423

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Most people felt that with IOC and FOC, India has achieved its own fighter aircraft with LCA. But but, the very late nirvana happened that mass production of a fighter jet for a first timer is itself a juggernaut. I don't trust a services oriented Banglaore to fulfill every jignos dream of deliverin...
by AbhiJ
21 Apr 2016 10:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society
Replies: 200
Views: 7782

Re: Tradition, Culture, Religion & Law in Indian Society

Read it in conjunction with RoyGs posts: The contemporary atheist movement has a scorched earth strategy - chop down Christianity, root and branch. I don't believe in God either, but this strategy is entirely counterproductive. Not satisfied to point out that elements of Christian belief are histori...
by AbhiJ
15 Apr 2016 06:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 199733

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

If India discovers methane in Martian atmosphere, somehow masa will claim it.
by AbhiJ
04 Apr 2016 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3318
Views: 426967

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Putting the Type 45 propulsion problems in perspective Amongst informed defence commentators it has been an open secret for several years, but on 29th January a BBC report finally put the engine problems of the Type 45 destroyers into the public eye. The MoD has consistently played down the serious...

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