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by VinodTK
16 Oct 2017 06:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3563
Views: 500613

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: 3491
Views: 152354

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^^Very good
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2017 20:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4340
Views: 359058

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4340
Views: 359058

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: 703
Views: 121893

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: 3563
Views: 500613

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: 1330
Views: 236711

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: 2734

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: 3540
Views: 204644

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: 1330
Views: 236711

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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: 2674
Views: 134702

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: 1330
Views: 236711

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: 240
Views: 15196

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: 1375
Views: 137550

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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: 1330
Views: 236711

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: 2918
Views: 234733

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: 2918
Views: 234733

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: 2918
Views: 234733

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: 1792
Views: 133036

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^^^^ Very good show by SS
by VinodTK
02 Aug 2017 17:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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.
by VinodTK
02 Aug 2017 02:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 961
Views: 52648

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Why the 4th largest military evokes neither respect nor fear The Indian military remains in a World War II time-warp and is organised into 19 unwieldy commands against China’s five and United States’ six. A part-time Raksha Mantri also weakens the structure A "security dilemma" in interna...
by VinodTK
31 Jul 2017 21:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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

India's Uncompromising Stand Against China in the Himalayas Is Backed Up With Hard Power India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is back from Beijing after attending the BRICS national security advisers’ conclave and meeting his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, but there is no sign yet of the...
by VinodTK
28 Jul 2017 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 703
Views: 121893

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

FRANCE COULD DONATE 31 JAGUAR ATTACK AIRCRAFT TO INDIA According to French daily Le Point, President Emmanuel Macron intends to donate 31 ex-French Air Force Jaguar fighters to India. As we have recently reported in fact India was in talks to buy 31 ex-French Air Force Jaguar attack aircraft and th...
by VinodTK
27 Jul 2017 22:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1226
Views: 137831

Re: India's Power Sector

India's first-quarter coal imports fall 8.1 percent NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's coal imports fell 8.1 percent to 52.70 million tonnes in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal told lawmakers on Thursday, as the world's third largest consumer of coal looks to cut depende...
by VinodTK
26 Jul 2017 18:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2674
Views: 134702

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

^^^^As per Sarath Chand, Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) “I would even go to the extent of saying that Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as defence production is concerned, than our country. In fact they export defence equipment abroad, definitely more than what we are doing,” ...
by VinodTK
23 Jul 2017 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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

shiv wrote:A list of major Chinese military installations, radar sites and logistics hubs near the border with India with coordinates. Will provide kmz file later
https://youtu.be/KtCb2P_KOgA

Thanks Shiv for the good video, as usual great job
by VinodTK
23 Jul 2017 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2038
Views: 305224

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

I do not know why USAF does not want them; however IAF might use them to fly close to the northern and eastern border on long endurance missions (my guess) . As why to why only 36 Rafales! only the PM and the person who told him the number know the answer (transparency is important). Agree the $8 bi...
by VinodTK
22 Jul 2017 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2038
Views: 305224

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Karan M wrote:USAF doesnt want it. Says not good enough. But we want 100 of them.

USAF might not need them; however what is wrong in procuring them if IAF really needs them!
by VinodTK
19 Jul 2017 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2773
Views: 268912

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Why is Chinese making such a song and dance about threatening India. Seems to be morre with Paki morale, looks the Paki comments and false news on Indian casualties. This more looks like a attempt to create a diversion since the Pakis seem to screwed baddly at the LOC. http://timesofindia.indiatime...
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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

shiv wrote:
Aha. You have not seen my latesht veidieo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IXlLdtKIxQ


Thanks Shiv very good
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 01:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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

I hope IA can hire Chinese speakers to create audio tapes to blare out of their positions 24/7 . The tapes should ask why the soldiers are there, thousands of kms from Han heartland, in the middle of freezing mountains ? Why are they separated from their loved ones and sweethearts , letting party p...
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3563
Views: 500613

Re: Small Arms Thread

Government speeds up procurement process of 1.85L rifles for Army Weeks after the Army rejected an indigenously-built assault rifle, the government has decided to speed up the procurement procedure for over 1.85 lakh high calibre guns to replace ageing INSAS rifles . The Army has been pressing for ...
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 01:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4340
Views: 359058

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Harvard study predicts dramatic fall in China's economic growth, impressive rise for India BEIJING: A Harvard University study has projected a dramatic fall in China's economic growth to 4.41 per cent in the coming years until 2025. On the other hand, India would perform extremely well growing at 7...
by VinodTK
08 Jul 2017 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 601809

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

The biggest problem with most of the GOI projects (including LCA) is lack of transparency and no clear deadlines . Most of the people incharge of the programs/ projects state a delevery date that is post their tenure on the job and move on. As long as the following issues are not resolved LCA will b...
by VinodTK
07 Jul 2017 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2461
Views: 180397

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Why Israel's courting India's Prime Minister Modi Jerusalem (CNN)Only a select few world leaders receive Israel's grand reception at Ben Gurion International Airport: people like the President of the United States, and the Pope. So it did not go unnoticed that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi r...
by VinodTK
28 Jun 2017 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10150
Views: 719976

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

No Full Time Defense Minister It is unfortunate with current situation with China, Pakistan, and NE insurgency PM has not appointed a full time defense minister who is focused on security issues.The acting defense minister is probably busy with GST,which is going live next month. Maybe a full time ...

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