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by Sabyasachi
09 Aug 2019 08:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3735
Views: 817228

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/captured-by-pak-wing-commander-abhinandan-varthaman-nears-return-to-active-duty-2082423?pfrom=home-topstories Wing Commander Abhinandan, Who Was Captured By Pak, Nears Return To Duty Rather saying the 'Who shot down F-16' Vishnu Som has chosen a different headline. :S...
by Sabyasachi
07 Aug 2019 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 68825

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Watch Ajai Shukla. May be his followers can explain what he trying to say to the world at large. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AEOwnwScAA Not a Shukla follower but why is a Turkish talk show important to what we think or do? Under Erdogan, Turkey is on the rapid road to ottomanization.. which wi...
by Sabyasachi
06 Jun 2019 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 357
Views: 43268

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

RajD wrote:Latest news suggests that Prashant Kishore will start working with jihadidi after a fortnight. :eek:


PK has become Babreek of Indian Political battlefield.
by Sabyasachi
18 Feb 2019 18:14
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 194774

Re: Pulwama Attack

https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1097370255645655041 Any fan of this Pimp here on this forum?? I do enjoy his readings and his reporting. For me he is an Indian first, an ex-army man second, ndtv reporter 3rd and guess a congress I supporter 4th if he is that. Then I care if I do care which st...
by Sabyasachi
18 Feb 2019 15:19
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 194774

Re: Pulwama Attack

I have said it on another forum and I am rephrasing it here. Pakistan is happy that we are focusing on them. The real problem is not Pakistan but willing Kashmiri Muslims. With China fixing its Muslims with all its might, India must purge (as it did in Punjab) the resource Pakistan is using. Attacki...
by Sabyasachi
18 Feb 2019 14:05
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 194774

Re: Pulwama Attack

https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1 ... 5645655041

Any fan of this Pimp here on this forum??
by Sabyasachi
13 Jan 2017 08:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 881786

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Have you guys missed INS Visakhapatnam in the back drop ^ ! :D
by Sabyasachi
22 Dec 2016 18:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 451284

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

What kind of News article is this ?

India's Future Main Battle Tank Will Come Without Life-Saving 'Active Armour'
All India | Written by Vishnu Som | Updated: December 22, 2016 16:54 IST
by Sabyasachi
14 Nov 2016 18:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7860
Views: 753772

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

One thing that is still puzzling me is why is modi talking about JDY? Why is he telling “now old mother in old age home has become 2L richer” is he giving a clue to BM people to use JDY? Even JetLee also in his press confrere told he has been informed of increase of money in JDY but did not say we ...
by Sabyasachi
29 Oct 2016 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A Poll on the American election - 2016
Replies: 137
Views: 12670

Re: A Poll on the American election - 2016

I've voted my preference for Hillary Clinton. There are grave dangers for India with her victory, but the one upside is that the risks are largely known and quantifiable... behind-the-scenes networks of operation, patronage, and vested interests that will define her policies can be tracked through ...
by Sabyasachi
04 Mar 2016 18:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 132952

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

Asia Cup in Bangladesh : PAK 129/7 (20.0 Ovs) BAN 131/5 (19.1 Ovs) Bangladesh beat Pakistan and will now play India in the Finals Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3vpj1m_pakistan-cricket-team-supporter-gone-in-tears-after-worst-performan...
by Sabyasachi
06 Jan 2016 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 253349

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Rafale Dogfighting Yy8V7wqGBC4 Sitting in this jet will trigger my claustrophobia for sure, but then flying this beauty is not ''chai ka piyala'' of civilian like me. :P. Ergonomically Pilot is so well positioned, like he is sitting in a glass bubble with more than 180 degree view at any single pla...
by Sabyasachi
04 Jan 2016 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 54686

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

India to raise Pathankot attack issue with Pak today, wants action against Jaish-e-Mohammad within 72 hours: Sources

Can we call it ultimatum ?
by Sabyasachi
31 Dec 2015 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 122276

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

With all this talk of relations with Pakistan, I hope I don't start hearing of talk of export of electricity from power surplus Punjab to power deficient Pakjab. The process or enriching Uranium for nuclear bombs needs a lot of electricity. If you read news from Pakistan you find that they are havi...
by Sabyasachi
23 Aug 2015 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Media role in contempt and derision about India
Replies: 504
Views: 21189

Re: India Media role in contempt and derision about India

He is known compulsive Modi hater. On twitter everyone knows it. Same can be said about KC Singh going by his tweets. KC Singh is using his past experience (insider's view) to give better twists than other anti Modi panelists; therefore he is in more demand. For last one weeks almost all TV channels...
by Sabyasachi
14 Apr 2015 05:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 165105

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Sorry, this MMRCA / Rafale/ whatever business is just plain Kakkoose (Toilet).The deal in the first place never made any sense and should have been scrapped outright. There is nothing that the Rafale brings to the table that a SU-30MKI does not in substantial terms. If you need more so-piss-ticatio...
by Sabyasachi
12 Feb 2015 08:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 186060

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Flickers could be controlled engine thrusts to accommodate/adjust flight.
by Sabyasachi
06 Feb 2015 06:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 186060

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

This Dandriyal leaks smell suspiciously like the ISRO Spy Case (Nambi Narayanan being victimized, setting us back by a decade in Cryogenics). There are a LOT of countries who would like to scuttle DRDO's missile program just when its about to take off in a big way. And then try to re-enter this vac...
by Sabyasachi
05 Jan 2014 16:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 21061

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

What a great day for all Indians. Having watched it live residing at the far end of the earth on southern hemisphere I congratulate ISRO for achieving such a great mile stone, mastering a technology worth spending years, sweat, blood and money; shutting many loud mouth adversaries and nefarious forc...
by Sabyasachi
17 Sep 2013 15:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 605079

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Apologies for polluting this thread with this bullsh!t. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/world/asia/a-vision-for-india-why-not-go-to-mars.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 Aree saaar you didn't post the most important part onlee, A Vision for India: Why Not Go to Mars? By MANU JOSEPH We must mark out a...
by Sabyasachi
22 Aug 2013 21:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 167622

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

@pratikdad..right. Any reason why the surface is not cemented/ black topped? because they cant bring in soo much raw material?? i think going forward, they will land with incrementally increasing loads to see what kind of loads can be landed safely? I think we saw InA trucks during recent stand-off...
by Sabyasachi
02 Jul 2013 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: IRNSS Launch and Discussions
Replies: 246
Views: 13696

Re: IRNSS Launch and Discussions

Until most of the IRNSS capacity is created, any question to sync the present wpn systems to use IRNSS will be pre-mature. First the IRNSS has to be up there, while it is getting up there, sub-systems has to be designed and tested and accepted. Once the whole system is up there, reliable and the su...
by Sabyasachi
02 Jul 2013 04:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: IRNSS Launch and Discussions
Replies: 246
Views: 13696

Re: IRNSS Launch and Discussions

What new alterations we have to do in terms of hardware to sync present weapon systems and weapon carriers with IRNSS or there will be no need, only the software to access data.
by Sabyasachi
30 Apr 2013 15:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 205118

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Usual and hilarious and typical Canadian.. Watch nuclear new boy India http://www.thesundaily.my/news/683164 A new 15,000km missile capable of hitting North America is also in the works under cover of India's civilian space programme. But not all Indians are so delighted, particularly those on the ...
by Sabyasachi
27 Apr 2013 12:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 663054

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Perhaps delhi thought symbolic gestures like activating alg and then abandoning them again would scare the panda . Rotfl. I question the sagacity of the ia and iaf also if they went along with such a stupid scheme without leaking the thing into the media. Seems to be a lot pf skeletons in the close...
by Sabyasachi
26 Apr 2013 03:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 205118

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

India’s biggest military project with Israel under scrutiny http://idrw.org/?p=21172 As the government takes a closer look at the project, it is clear that none of the crucial technologies of the system, such as seeker, fuses, radar, tracking system, electronic control systems etc, are coming to Ind...
by Sabyasachi
27 Jan 2013 19:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 205118

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Kakarat wrote:VIDEO: K-15 SLBM Test Fired


What was happening at 15th second ?

Congrats India, this was one hell of a video.
by Sabyasachi
01 Dec 2012 09:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 260120

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

The launch site in picture looks like northern Pakistan Punjab. It should be some where parallel to Pathankot or little above (my wild guess). They are scared to make launch sites in Balochistan for obvious reasons :P .
by Sabyasachi
26 Sep 2012 18:05
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 215819

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Staying power is proportional to the cube root of displacement. That statement is statistically valid for warships of less than 7000 tons displacement. More accurately, the staying power of small combatants against anti-ship missiles varies with the natural logarithm of the full load displacement. ...
by Sabyasachi
25 Sep 2012 18:59
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 215819

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

adityadange wrote:
if kolkata class is 2000 ton lighter that others, would there be compromise on ship strength? how much damage will a missile will cause to the ship compared to the heavier ones? or is it that we are using better metals?


Staying power is proportional to the cube root of displacement.
by Sabyasachi
19 Sep 2012 22:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 172711

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Its a message. 4K km with 1 tonne payload. With a smaller 500 kg pay load the range gets extended covering everything that needs to be hit . If you mean neighbour up north, then yes. Halving the payload will only increase its range up to 20%. Will it compromise damage intended to be inflicted ? Wit...
by Sabyasachi
20 Aug 2012 16:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 663054

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Oil is a better deterrence than a working nuke. Its been proved after 9/11 when SA nationals were found as perpetrators. Just for argument sake; ME would need Wheat, Rice and live stock after being hit. India, Pakistan and China being the nearest would use this trade opportunity. Oil is already flow...
by Sabyasachi
31 Jul 2012 12:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 663054

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Pakistan's nuclear weapon program is an extension of China's nuclear weapon program.

At some stage (may be in next 10-20 years) China will need/develop nuclear war fighting arsenal, better without/less alarming USA or Russia at this stage.
by Sabyasachi
27 May 2012 01:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 168746

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

NDTV is running another discussion with strange title 'Has General VK Singh weakened the Army?'
by Sabyasachi
14 Dec 2011 21:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849437

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Rahul M wrote:
FOR shiv :- you seem to be getting unpopular among trainees...They pick you more often than not...
variant of poe's law.


May be in this case its a kind of poe's law but survival rate after suicide is quite high in BR.

Sorry for OT.
by Sabyasachi
13 Oct 2011 11:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 663054

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

In any Indo-Sino war victorious is not going to be decided by who suffered least casualties or attrition but who stood fast for a reasonable cause. Any gains earned by forces are advantageous but wining a propaganda war is more important than winning it military. We have to do our homework (pre war ...

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