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by VinodTK
12 Oct 2020 18:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360922

Re: Indian Roads Thread

54 done, BRO rushes to build 48 bridges that can shoulder T-90 main battle tanks Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday formally opened 44 bridges built by the army’s Border Roads Organisation, or BRO, delivering what the government described as a record-breaking performance. The 44 are among t...
by VinodTK
09 Oct 2020 18:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377915

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Part-2 of my Ladakh Series Daulat Beg Oldi Sector - Physical Barriers to Road Connectivity A brief overview of the video: - : : I'll be posting a detailed explanation on the existing and under-construction roads in the second half today itself. The video will contain the alignment of the roads, the...
by VinodTK
08 Oct 2020 14:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7985
Views: 1059838

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

DNA Special: Detailed analysis of Rahul Gandhi's claim of throwing Chinese Army out in 15 minutes In 1962, India and China engaged in a month-long war in which the Chinese army occupied a big chunk of India's. Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister of India at that time. He was one of the stronges...
by VinodTK
30 Sep 2020 07:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 841
Views: 176242

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

I hope they order another batch of 142K rifles; All the frontline soldiers from Arunachal to Akhnoor can be equiped with Sigs. 144k covers pretty much all of infantry. How many do you think we need to equip the inf bns? Please do read up on inf bns ToE It is hard to belive that that there are only ...
by VinodTK
30 Sep 2020 04:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 841
Views: 176242

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

ramana wrote:
Kakarat wrote:https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1310534556311724033





So that would mean 72+72=144K rifles.


I hope they order another batch of 142K rifles; All the frontline soldiers from Arunachal to Akhnoor can be equiped with Sigs.
by VinodTK
25 Sep 2020 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5219
Views: 961945

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

Australian Think Tank Maps Hundreds of Suspected Detention Facilities in Xinjiang The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) launched its Xinjiang Data Project on September 24, a new database that maps and identifies 380 re-education camps, detention centers, and prisons in the Chinese territ...
by VinodTK
22 Sep 2020 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 315904

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Trial of howitzer guns stopped Jaisalmer: The trial of final phase of Howitzer guns that was going on at Pokhran field firing range has been stopped by DRDO after the barrel of one of the guns exploded last week. The companies left with their guns on Saturday. DRDO has formed a board to investigate...
by VinodTK
20 Sep 2020 07:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 841
Views: 176242

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

NSG & ITBP allow foreign bidders for sniper rifles, months before embargo kicks in From ThePrint New Delhi: The elite National Security Group (NSG) and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have come out with open tenders for 7.62x51mm sniper rifles that allow foreign purchases, despite the ite...
by VinodTK
16 Sep 2020 01:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377915

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2



With No-First Use Doctrine India’s Redlines In Nuclear Domain Are Very Clear’
by VinodTK
14 Sep 2020 04:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377915

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

rohitvats wrote:[Admins, please remove if inappropriate]


Congratulations RV great job please keep it going.
by VinodTK
13 Sep 2020 21:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5219
Views: 961945

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

^^^^SALVATORE BABONES is a A** H##e his background is in Sociology, and he wants the word liberal back in Indian democracy!!

++rpartha, you are free to share what you like but what do we gain by sharing baiased and not true views.
by VinodTK
11 Sep 2020 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 820
Views: 204644

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion



Indian Defence Updates : MDL Starts 3rd P17A Stealth Frigate,118 Arjun MK1A Order, New Alliance Ready (starting @1:30 seconds)
by VinodTK
11 Sep 2020 07:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377915

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

: I am not Dhothi shivering, but heard none other than retd. general Jaswal say that we are spending upwards of Rs. 100 crore (or is it 150) per day in Eastern Ladakh confronting the Chincoms. This is unsustainable and will ruin India IMO. I wish both sides cut a face saving deal and move on. Enoug...
by VinodTK
09 Sep 2020 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 841
Views: 176242

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

If the current pace of negotiations and delevery schedules continue for AK203, IA will put in one more emergency order Sig Saure for 72K taking the count to 216K and all frontline troops from Kashmir to AP would be equipped with Sig's and the Western side can be covered by AK203's.
by VinodTK
08 Sep 2020 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3472
Views: 722597

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

India Needs More AEW&CS for Stopping Chinese Air Force I know this isn't going to be popular in this thread, but between now through December, perhaps USAF could be invited to fly two E-3 AWACS along the northern border with China with a couple of IAF observer officers. Interesting thought if s...
by VinodTK
08 Sep 2020 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2328
Views: 377915

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2



‘If Ladakh Stalemate Continues, A Two Front Scenario Is Possible’
by VinodTK
06 Sep 2020 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Care / Comfort packages for troops Hope some leading personalities in India come forward to raise funds for the army to buy some comfort items like sunglasses (needed in mountains not a fashion statement), additional gloves, sox, thermals, food items like chocolates, toothpaste, etc. With the money...
by VinodTK
02 Sep 2020 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5219
Views: 961945

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



Thailand’s shocker to China, no Kra Canal any more
by VinodTK
01 Sep 2020 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020



Turning The Tables In Chushul: Latest Update From Ladakh
by VinodTK
31 Aug 2020 02:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3040
Views: 754645

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018



Security Scan - Boosting Infra at A&N Command July 9th 2020
by VinodTK
30 Aug 2020 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1892
Views: 455567

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

7 suspected rebels, 1 Indian soldier killed in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Seven suspected rebels and an Indian army soldier were killed in two gunbattles in Indian-administered Kashmir in the last 24 hours, officials said Saturday. Three militants and a soldier died early Saturday after troops ...
by VinodTK
30 Aug 2020 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1892
Views: 455567

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

7 suspected rebels, 1 Indian soldier killed in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Seven suspected rebels and an Indian army soldier were killed in two gunbattles in Indian-administered Kashmir in the last 24 hours, officials said Saturday. Three militants and a soldier died early Saturday after troops ...
by VinodTK
29 Aug 2020 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Cross posting from Defanging Chinese Threat thread: First evidence of PLA casualty in Galwan Valley, picture of Chinese soldier's grave goes viral https://imgk.timesnownews.com/story/tombstone.jpg?tr=w-600,h-450,fo-auto The tombstone was erected on August 5, 2020 The picture is going viral on Chines...
by VinodTK
29 Aug 2020 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5219
Views: 961945

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

First evidence of PLA casualty in Galwan Valley, picture of Chinese soldier's grave goes viral https://imgk.timesnownews.com/story/tombstone.jpg?tr=w-600,h-450,fo-auto The tombstone was erected on August 5, 2020 The picture is going viral on Chinese social media platform Weibo China has not made an...
by VinodTK
29 Aug 2020 04:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1892
Views: 455567

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

His family runs the Bajco group https://www.bajco.net/ 133 Pizza hut and 3 dairy queens across the US https://www.bajco.net/food-and-beverage Wonder why they dont own KFC or Chinese food. It is Papa John (not Pizza Hut; they have filed for bankruptcy) It is hard to get KFC franchise; much easier to...
by VinodTK
28 Aug 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1892
Views: 455567

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019



WION Dispatch: Retired Pak Army official Asim Bajwa under scrutiny for corruption charges
by VinodTK
27 Aug 2020 20:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 755002

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

chetak wrote:

someone in an earlier post said that jayapal was malayali and that may well be true.




Not knowledgeable; she is Malayali.
by VinodTK
23 Aug 2020 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 820
Views: 204644

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion


Possibility: Arjun Tank with Rheinmetall 130 MM Gun | अर्जुन टैंक 130 MM गन के साथ
by VinodTK
13 Aug 2020 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 106911

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

mechanic designs power tiller to clear weeds Rajanna-Sircilla: Farm mechanisation is the mantra for increased productivity in the agriculture sector now. But there is one area of agriculture activity that is still dependent on manual labour and the plough, particularly in cotton fields — weeding. A...
by VinodTK
12 Aug 2020 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020



PLA rocket forces - an analysis
Good analysis by Shiv
by VinodTK
08 Aug 2020 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 315904

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Bhim has a very interesting story. Indian Army had invited all the leading SP (Tracked) systems for evaluation. But what it was looking for was to mate the turret of these systems on T-72 chassis for obvious reasons. T-72 chassis proved unequal to the task and seemed to have developed issues under ...
by VinodTK
07 Aug 2020 17:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 280825

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

^^^ Why these wet dreams of exports (waste of time and space)
first build them is sufficient numbers to meet domestic needs.

@14 aircraft per year when will there be capacity to build for export market I am not sure!
by VinodTK
06 Aug 2020 22:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360922

Re: Indian Roads Thread


Indo-China Faceoff: Daulat Beg Oldie Road, India's Crucial Highway To North Ladakh That Jolted China
by VinodTK
06 Aug 2020 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964652

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020


Indo-China Faceoff: Daulat Beg Oldie Road, India's Crucial Highway To North Ladakh That Jolted China

^^ Very impressive road
by VinodTK
06 Aug 2020 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5219
Views: 961945

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

On BBC discussion : Japan not averse in the long run to go Nuclear has >40 tons plutonium stocks Right wings groups asking for nuclear deterrent as they feel Unkil may not save them from Cheen!!! And all this on 75 years after Hiroshima bombing!! Is it the Britshits crying wolf or the Japs really w...
by VinodTK
06 Aug 2020 03:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 841
Views: 176242

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

At a time the Indian Army really needs it, comes more state-of-the-art military equipment Times Now ew Delhi: With the Ladakh face-off still on and no certainty about when it's likely to end, the Indian Army will get 73,000 Sig Sauer 716 assault rifles from the United States of America. This was to...
by VinodTK
31 Jul 2020 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1082707

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Orders for 83 LCA Tejas Mark 1A jets likely before December | India Today Insight : : The next phase in the contract would be approval by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), India’s topmost national security decision making body. This will be followed by a formal inking of the contract between...
by VinodTK
30 Jul 2020 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5219
Views: 961945

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

China warns India against 'forced decoupling' of their economies
(Reuters) - China warned on Thursday that a "forced decoupling" of its economy with India, following a Himalayan border clash last month that killed 20 Indian soldiers, would hurt both countries.
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