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by VinodTK
16 Jan 2019 18:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3414
Views: 720381

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

^^have patience, IMO these are all unnecessary noises before the election. These things will come in due time, Dilip & Indranil were not that pessimistic. I would trust them more than the DDM After the elections if there is a change in Govt., priorities will shift focus might not be on defense ...
by VinodTK
08 Jan 2019 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445999

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian Army’s bulletproof jackets set to be delivered : : The Indian vendor is reported to be specialist bulletproof solutions company SMPP. The jackets are designed ergonomically and will be capable of providing 360° protection to soldiers from latest hard steel core bullets in combat scenarios. T...
by VinodTK
08 Jan 2019 01:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4029
Views: 640629

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Dr Rao: India’s First And Only Commando Trainer : : This stereotype prevails heavily in the Indian forces, where women are found to be in alarmingly low numbers, as opposed to men. Dr. Seema Rao is one such person to have broken these stereotypes by being India’s first and only woman commando train...
by VinodTK
08 Jan 2019 01:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445999

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian Army Dilemma: ‘Cold Start’ or No Start? Persistent rumors the Pakistan Army is about to launch a cross-border "surgical strike" across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) to maul the Indian Army is again raising the question as to how the Indian Army will respo...
by VinodTK
01 Jan 2019 10:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 618
Views: 91979

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Rakesh wrote:Can someone please advise the reason for these suits? NBC? They are embarking a Ka-31 AEW helicopter of the Indian Naval Air Arm.

:D :D Headed to Pindi to decontaminate the HQ for the new occupants :D
by VinodTK
17 Dec 2018 19:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3414
Views: 720381

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

“SHOOK-LAW”

Please use his real name (Ajai Shukla); because if people google his name or search for his posts the flaws in his posts being pointed out by most of you will be available to the world.
by VinodTK
30 Nov 2018 19:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4675
Views: 292027

Re: Deterrence

India under pressure to upgrade nuclear arsenal as major powers expedite modernisation plans in edgy world order : : Contemporary political developments and advances in technology are challenging the uncomfortable but useful notion of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) that has ensured nuclear peac...
by VinodTK
17 Nov 2018 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3430
Views: 353236

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

India developing systems against ballistic missiles of more capability: Nambiar : : "Our nation is developing systems to defend ourselves from ballistic missiles of more capability," he said at the North Eastern Council headquarters in Meghalaya. He said the state-owned Defence Research a...
by VinodTK
16 Nov 2018 06:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3801
Views: 522945

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

India seeks to buy US helicopters worth Rs 13,500 crore NEW DELHI: With the US waiver for India’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 Triumf missile systems hanging in the balance, New Delhi has kicked off the formal process for yet another mega defence deal with Washington as a sweetener for the Trum...
by VinodTK
13 Nov 2018 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1142
Views: 184127

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Steady military modernisation What Modi inherited: Lack of modernisation of the armed forces for nearly a decade and challenges of grappling with obsolescence of existing equipment in the rapidly changing geopolitical landscape, were two major predicaments that the Narendra Modi Government had to c...
by VinodTK
09 Nov 2018 19:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1056
Views: 117987

Re: Indian IT Industry

Intel to open technology centre in Hyderabad Hyderabad: Telangana continues to attract investments into the State. The latest to add to the list is the marquee technology giant Intel which will soon set up its technology development centre in Hyderabad. A top delegation headed by Nivruti Rai, count...
by VinodTK
24 Oct 2018 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 950
Views: 175788

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

India signs $777 million deal for Israeli missile defence systems TEL AVIV: State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has won an additional, $777 million contract to supply LRSAM air and missile defence systems to seven ships in the Indian navy, the company said on Wednesday. The contract is wi...
by VinodTK
21 Sep 2018 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1688
Views: 248643

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rakesh wrote:IAF Defends Rafale Deal - Air Marshal SBP Sinha terms Rafale a Potent Air Asset



^^^ +++100
by VinodTK
20 Sep 2018 18:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3443
Views: 565275

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Source: Popular Mechanics Counterfeit Air Power: Meet China's Copycat Air Force As China’s world influence expands, so is its military. An increasingly capable Navy, large investments in weapons tech, and its first overseas military base speak to President Xi Jinping’s goal to make China a global su...
by VinodTK
19 Sep 2018 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3099
Views: 406661

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Pak troops slit BSF jawan's throat; high alert sounded along border Jammu/New Delhi: Pakistani troops have slit the throat of a BSF jawan along the international border (IB) near Jammu, an incident that may further escalate the tension between the two countries. The brutal and "unprecedented&q...
by VinodTK
10 Sep 2018 19:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4768
Views: 619553

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Rolling out big guns: Two big shows for ‘Make in India’ : : One function is planned in Gujarat, where the K 9 ‘Vajra’ self-propelled artillery guns are being made while talks are on for a possible joint firing exercise with the M 777 ultra-light howitz ers at a range in Maharashtra, sources familia...
by VinodTK
01 Aug 2018 18:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3414
Views: 720381

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

From The Hindu: ‘LCA clearance may take time’ The target for the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas to achieve Final Operational Clearance (FOC) is December 2018, the Government informed Parliament on Monday. However, official sources said this is likely to slip further to the middle of n...
by VinodTK
12 Jun 2018 05:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4109
Views: 347912

Re: Internal Security Watch

Rajnath Singh reviews PM security in wake of assassination plot NEW DELHI: Union home minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the PM’s security on Monday in the backdrop of a communication between individuals linked to Maoist outfits revealing a plot to assassinate him. Sources told TOI the threat was bein...
by VinodTK
05 Jun 2018 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3443
Views: 565275

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China just showed it has a new 'Dark Sword' fighter jet — and it's a nightmare for the US : : : Justin Bronk, an air combat expert at the Royal United Services Institute, said the Dark Sword "represents a very different design philosophy" than US unmanned combat jet plans. Bronk examined ...
by VinodTK
04 Jun 2018 18:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4330
Views: 718582

Re: Small Arms Thread

India Army to cut down order for assault rifles to 250,000 due to budget constraints: Report The Indian Army will place an order for only 250,000 modern assault rifles -- just a third of its total requirement -- driven by budgetary constraints and the need to speed up deliveries, a person with know...
by VinodTK
13 May 2018 21:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445999

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

To keep Army 'fighting fit', govt finalises Rs 15,000 crore plan for domestic production of ammunition NEW DELHI: Confronted with crippling operational shortages in ammunition stocks that would not last even 10 days of “intense fighting”, the defence ministry and Army are now finalizing a Rs 15,000...
by VinodTK
13 May 2018 18:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2910
Views: 242695

Re: Indian Roads Thread

For all-year access to Ladakh, PM to flag off work on Zoji La tunnel NEW DELHI: Work on building a road tunnel across the Zoji La Pass, providing the Kashmir Valley with allweather access to Ladkah, a strategically important border region, will begin May 19. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is schedule...
by VinodTK
13 May 2018 00:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3006
Views: 377369

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Eye on China: Army and Railways cranking up synergy for swifter mobilisation & operational logistics NEW DELHI: The Army is stepping-up its synergy in operational logistics with the Indian Railways to ensure it can swiftly mobilise as well as switch forces between the western front with Pakista...
by VinodTK
04 May 2018 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4330
Views: 718582

Re: Small Arms Thread

The Russian Military Is Getting New Assault Rifles Soon, Russian troops will carry new assault rifles into battle. The AK-12 and AK-15, direct descendants of the world-famous AK-47, are set to replace existing rifles and modernize the Russian military’s arsenal. Russian soldiers currently carry the...
by VinodTK
22 Apr 2018 21:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2640
Views: 424851

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India's Economy On Track To Beat China Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be unpopular among Indian citizens lined up in front of empty ATM machines lately, but his policies seem to have helped the Indian economy regain momentum and be on track to beat China’s economy. On economic growth rates that i...
by VinodTK
17 Apr 2018 19:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2640
Views: 424851

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

From Bloomberg: India May Give Freer Rein to Rupee After Making U.S. FX List India’s addition to the U.S. Treasury’s monitoring list for currency manipulation makes it more likely the Reserve Bank of India will give freer rein to the rupee when it rises against the dollar, analysts say. India incre...
by VinodTK
04 Apr 2018 22:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4520
Views: 775712

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

The russians managed to reverse engineer british engines, the hans managed to reverse engineer the russian engines. : In India, did someone hold a gun to anyone's head?? or did we use the excuse of simply not wanting to piss off the russians by snooping into their technical secrets as a crutch?? : ...
by VinodTK
27 Mar 2018 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1072
Views: 106401

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Cross Posting From: International Aerospace Discussion Trump Defense Budget Gives Boeing's Super Hornet Fighter A Big Boost It seems the U.S. Navy can't get enough of Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet strike fighters. The sea service is leveraging a big increase in military funding from the Trump adminis...
by VinodTK
27 Mar 2018 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 762
Views: 92031

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Trump Defense Budget Gives Boeing's Super Hornet Fighter A Big Boost It seems the U.S. Navy can't get enough of Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet strike fighters. The sea service is leveraging a big increase in military funding from the Trump administration to launch a multifaceted modernization of Supe...
by VinodTK
19 Mar 2018 17:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4768
Views: 619553

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Indigenous artillery gun passes high-altitude winter test in Sikkim PUNE: The month-long winter trials of the indigenously-developed 155mm/52 calibre Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) have achieved the desired results, an official from the Defence Research and Development Organisation has...
by VinodTK
17 Mar 2018 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1763
Views: 246381

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Army sits on Arjun tank order over missile-firing capability https://www.livefistdefence.com/2018/03/army-sits-on-arjun-tank-order-over-missile-firing-capability.html There is a bright side to this story, with no money or limited budget the army will have to go for Arjun to replace the ~2000 plus u...
by VinodTK
10 Mar 2018 21:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 445
Views: 109540

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Source The National Interest: Pakistan Has Just Tested the Ultimate Nuclear Missile Pakistan has tested a ballistic missile with a multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV), the United States confirmed this week. During testimony to Congress outlining worldwide threats on March 6, Ro...
by VinodTK
10 Mar 2018 01:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3443
Views: 565275

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China's Air Force May Soon Get More Russian Su-35 Fighters Moscow and Beijing may have struck a deal. China's Air Force May Soon Get More Russian Su-35 Fighters Beijing is happy with the speed and quality of first Su-35 delivery, but makes local production prerequisite of more orders Multiple sourc...
by VinodTK
09 Mar 2018 02:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Women in Combat
Replies: 514
Views: 64899

Re: Women in Combat

Meet Seema Rao — The Only Woman Commando Trainer Serving Indian Armed Forces For 20 Years On this #WomensDay, the United Nations is emphasizing the need to #PressForProgress. But a woman from Mumbai has been doing just that as well as changing perspectives for the last two decades. Seema Rao, India...
by VinodTK
08 Mar 2018 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4768
Views: 619553

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

After failing thrice, Indian Bofors clears internal trials Nagpur: After failing thrice during trials, Dhanush, the Indian 155x45 mm calibre howitzer, based on the Swedish Bofors, has cleared a crucial round of internal tests. It is slated to be sent for further trials with the Army in April. The h...
by VinodTK
06 Mar 2018 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2616
Views: 337137

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

shiv wrote:Video - current positions in Doklam


As usual a very good vidio Shiv
by VinodTK
03 Mar 2018 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2616
Views: 337137

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

shiv wrote:My new video

Chinese Navy Access to the Indian Ocean


^^^ Very good video Shiv, thanks for putting it together
by VinodTK
02 Mar 2018 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5465
Views: 515531

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Source The Diplomat: Has Russia Lost Patience With India? Russian attempts to punish perceived Indian transgressions could have serious impact on their relationship. First, on February 17, a rebel leader from Balochistan province in Pakistan, who had been residing in exile in Moscow for the last 18...

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