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by VinodTK
11 Dec 2017 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1679
Views: 241848

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet Like the rest of China’s military revolution over the past quarter century, its small-arms revolution is a remarkable achievement. China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet China’s People’s Liberation Army has t...
by VinodTK
11 Dec 2017 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2108
Views: 132773

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Pakistani-origin 'sex gangs' target white girls in UK: Report LONDON: Gangs of Pakistani-origin men lure white girls with alcohol and drugs before raping and sexually abusing them as they fail to integrate within British society due to their Asian heritage, an anti-extremism think-tank has said in ...
by VinodTK
11 Dec 2017 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2108
Views: 132773

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Pakistani-origin 'sex gangs' target white girls in UK: Report LONDON: Gangs of Pakistani-origin men lure white girls with alcohol and drugs before raping and sexually abusing them as they fail to integrate within British society due to their Asian heritage, an anti-extremism think-tank has said in ...
by VinodTK
03 Dec 2017 03:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 125
Views: 14102

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Hari Seldonji, Such things are only possible in China not India because they are the only ones who are special! https://www.google.co.uk/publicdata/explore?ds=d5bncppjof8f9_&met_y=ny_gdp_mktp_cd&hl=en&dl=en#!ctype=l&strail=false&bcs=d&nselm=h&met_y=ny_gdp_mktp_cd&sca...
by VinodTK
29 Nov 2017 04:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1679
Views: 241848

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Asia Times: China Fears an Indian ‘Stab in the Back’ if it Goes to War with Taiwan Things are cooling off on the Doklam plateau as the cold season begins on the unchartered borders shared by China, India and Bhutan. This region, part of an eastward extension of the Himalayan range, was the scene of ...
by VinodTK
29 Nov 2017 02:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1456
Views: 91645

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

PM inaugurates Hyderabad metro; services to be open for public from tomorrow Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the much-awaited Hyderabad metro train services. Modi took an inaugural ride of the service from the Miyapur Metro station till the Kukutpally station, a stret...
by VinodTK
20 Nov 2017 08:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165029

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

srai wrote:ToT are the same regardless of their source.


Wonder why the Chinese were able to get the required knoladge out of the same process (building Russian aircraft) and start their own aircraft industry and India has not been able to do the same!!
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2017 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2874
Views: 126387

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Source: BBC News https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/7C68/production/_98784813_image2-2.jpg The discovery of human remains near a small town in northern France last year sparked a search that quickly spread half-way across the globe. The two men, it turned out, were Indian soldiers who died ...
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2017 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 118123

Re: Indian Army History Thread

Indian WW1 soldiers laid to rest after French mystery The discovery of human remains near a small town in northern France last year sparked a search that quickly spread half-way across the globe. The two men, it turned out, were Indian soldiers who died on French battlefields more than 100 ago duri...
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2017 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165029

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

Nevertheless, in the ultimate analysis the Rafale is the equiv. of a "Rolls Royce " purchase without any cutting edge tech transfer which was the original intention of the MMRCA req. , to upgrade the Indian aircraft industry, when what we were looking for was a multi-role SUV like a Land ...
by VinodTK
17 Nov 2017 09:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406413

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India's Credit Rating Upgraded by Moody's in Boost for Modi Moody’s Investors Service raised India’s sovereign bond rating for the first time since 2004, citing continued progress in economic and institutional reforms. The ratings firm upgraded India to Baa2 from Baa3 and said reforms being pushed ...
by VinodTK
14 Nov 2017 04:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406413

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India to overtake Japan to become third largest economy by 2028 Mumbai: India is likely to achieve strong growth over the next decade and will overtake Japan in nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2028, to emerge as the world's third largest economy, says a foreign brokerage report. The country...
by VinodTK
28 Oct 2017 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2177
Views: 150977

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Is India About to Give Up on Building Stealth Fighters with Russia? India’s Air Force is pushing the government to abandon a massive deal with Russia for a fifth-generation fighter aircraft, citing its inferiority to America’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. This week, Defense News reported that the Ind...
by VinodTK
28 Oct 2017 21:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1010
Views: 110860

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

India passes US to become second largest smartphone market The US is now the third largest smartphone market in the world, according to a new report by global technology market analyst firm Canalys. The number of smartphone shipments to India grew 23 percent in the third quarter of this year, reach...
by VinodTK
28 Oct 2017 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406413

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

A digital financial economy and tax reform could boost India to a decade of 10% per year GDP growth A new report from Morgan Stanley Research finds that two major initiatives—digitizing its predominantly cash-based economy and reforming its archaic tax system—have the potential to amplify India’s e...
by VinodTK
22 Oct 2017 21:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4799
Views: 425431

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

How the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Will Go to War Against Russia's Su-57 or China's J-20 Some upgrades are coming. How the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Will Go to War Against Russia's Su-57 or China's J-20 Boeing has awarded Lockheed Martin two new contracts to upgrade its IRST21 sensor system for use on the U.S. Na...
by VinodTK
16 Oct 2017 06:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3654
Views: 528182

Re: Small Arms Thread

From assault to sniper rifles, machine guns to carbines, soldiers yet to get basic infantry weapons NEW DELHI: Indian Army's foot soldiers are still nowhere close to getting basic modern infantry weapons, ranging from assault rifles and sniper guns to light machine guns and close-quarter battle car...
by VinodTK
07 Oct 2017 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3555
Views: 175485

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^^Very good
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2017 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406413

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

PM Modi assures economy on right track: Top quotes * "Registration of 2.10 lakh companies out of 3 lakh suspicious firms identified post note ban has been cancelled." * "This is the time of a big transformation, the importance of honest and transparent governance is being realized.&q...
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2017 20:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406413

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

PM Modi slams critics, says GDP dipped to 5.7% or below 8 times under UPA NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a strong defence of the economy+ and used growth numbers to prove that the country has taken great strides in the last three years of the NDA government. Hitting out a...
by VinodTK
03 Oct 2017 02:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165029

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

IAF enhances night flying by combat jets to boost strike power NEW DELHI: Considering the evolving threat perception, the Indian Air Force + has decided to raise night flying by its combat jets from the current around 30 per cent in all its frontline bases to have a major tactical advantage over it...
by VinodTK
21 Sep 2017 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3654
Views: 528182

Re: Small Arms Thread

Sitharaman's daily meetings with service chiefs give momentum to stalled defence projects Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's daily meetings with the three service chiefs and defence secretary have started yielding results as they have started taking decisions to push the stalled projects and pro...
by VinodTK
19 Sep 2017 00:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 347762

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Singha sir, I am a big fan of the A-10s and the Su-25s. I wish HAL designed an equivalent. Although Abhibhushan sir has asked for a mudmover, IAF has never officially shown interest in one. Has it? An aircraft like the A10 would be such a potent weapon against the PLA rocket forces (will keep them ...
by VinodTK
16 Sep 2017 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 2928

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

Thanks for your service sir and RIP
by VinodTK
01 Sep 2017 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3559
Views: 215365

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

C-130J Training Center For Indian Air Force Launched At Hindon Mahindra Defence Systems dedicated its state-of-the-art C-130J Super Hercules simulator training center in service to the nation at the Air Force base,Hindon. With a full motion simulator, the C-130J training facility offers complete tr...
by VinodTK
31 Aug 2017 23:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 347762

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

IAF postpones trial series of Astra BVR Missile due to bad weather The Indian Air Force (IAF) has postponed the trial series of visual range air-to-air Astra missile due to bad weather on Thursday. {I thought Astra was BVR} The missile was initially scheduled to be fired from Abdul Kalam island tes...
by VinodTK
31 Aug 2017 22:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 780849

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Narendra Modi Stands Firm As China Stands Down Over Doklam https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/imageserve/473241392/960x0.jpg?fit=scale Having predicted only last week that Doklam would not reach the headlines again anytime soon, it seems arrangements were already underway for a choreographed dis...
by VinodTK
31 Aug 2017 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2744
Views: 155177

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Telangana may set up 'world's largest' incubator for startups in defence Hyderabad: The Telangana government is mulling to set up an exclusive incubator for startups working in defence sector, said state IT and Industries Minister K T Rama Rao said here on Thursday. "We have series of discussi...
by VinodTK
29 Aug 2017 21:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 347762

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

INDIAN NAVY RECEIVES FIRST MISSILE JOINTLY DEVELOPED WITH ISRAEL The first long-range surface to air missile (LRSAM) jointly developed by Israel and India was handed over to the Indian Navy on Tuesday at a ceremony in the city of Hyderabad. The LRSAM, or Barak-8 naval air defense system, is jointly...
by VinodTK
26 Aug 2017 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Strategic Long Range Bomber
Replies: 242
Views: 16630

Re: Indian Strategic Long Range Bomber

INDIA TO USE TU-22M3 SUPERSONIC BOMBERS TO HUNT DOWN CHINESE WARSHIPS The Ministry of Defence has sought to buy four Tupolev Tu-22M3 "Backfire" twin-engine strategic bombers and other latest high-tech weaponry from Russia. This was expressed in the official stand of the ‘Make in India’ Pr...
by VinodTK
22 Aug 2017 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1380
Views: 142753

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

you seem to be unaware of lead times involved in making complex machinery. do you think china can magically make 300 aircraft and 400 ships overnight? The other thing that I forgot to mention in my earlier post was related to this. Ultimately - even if you produce enough planes and equipment it is ...
by VinodTK
22 Aug 2017 07:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 780849

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

If India controlled all of Tibet imagine the military benefits of that huge landmass. What military benefits would accrue from controlling land situated on average 4500 m high that still supports only 4 million people and food and fuel have to be brought in from elsewhere. This is a genuine questio...
by VinodTK
19 Aug 2017 01:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 347762

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Just talks, no sale of BrahMos cruise missiles to Vietnam: MEA New Delhi: India on Friday refuted reports that Vietnam had acquired BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missiles from India. Addressing the weekly MEA briefing, spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “Vietnam has clarified that their spokesp...
by VinodTK
19 Aug 2017 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2956
Views: 252048

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Defence ministry junks machine guns order for foot soldiers NEW DELHI: In yet another major blow to the Army's modernisation plans, the procurement plan for over 44,000 light machine guns (LMGs) for its humble foot soldiers in the infantry has been scrapped by the defence ministry. This is the thir...
by VinodTK
18 Aug 2017 06:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2956
Views: 252048

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Rakesh wrote:Time for Gen VK Singh to take over as Defence Minister. Shake up the MoD :)

DM should be a disrupter and VK Singh would do a good job in shaking up the bureaucratic setup
by VinodTK
18 Aug 2017 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2956
Views: 252048

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

India very desperately needs a very very capable full time defense minister with minimum 5 years continuity of tenure and equally smart combination of defence secretary and army chief that are willing to put country first and ego next. : : We need to move to around 700K strong army that is better e...
by VinodTK
04 Aug 2017 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1798
Views: 137444

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^^^^ Very good show by SS
by VinodTK
02 Aug 2017 17:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 780849

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

shiv wrote:One more: Points of confrontation between India and China


Shiv, thanks for the video very informative, appreciate you putting the time and effort to create it.

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