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by VinodTK
14 Apr 2021 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)

From: THIS WEEK IN ASIA Is India planning to spy on Chinese submarines from the Andamans, with a little help from Japan? India’s move, with a little help from Japan, to develop a strategically located island chain near the mouth of Southeast Asia’s main shipping lane is part of a broader plan by New...
by VinodTK
13 Apr 2021 23:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 495
Views: 77113

Re: 2021 Five State Elections


Prediction BJP 241
Cong+others 33
TMC 20
by VinodTK
10 Apr 2021 02:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 3103

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

Indian Army strengthens mountain strike corps looking after China border Further strengthening its deployments along the Northern borders, the Indian Army is adding around 10,000 more troops to its only mountain strike corps responsible for looking after offensive operations along the China border....
by VinodTK
09 Apr 2021 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 3103

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021



Very stranga exploits of Naga regiment, wonder if they are facts or myth!!
by VinodTK
09 Apr 2021 18:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)

Times Of India: In unusual move, US navy conducts operation near Lakshadweep without India's consent NEW DELHI:TNN | Apr 9, 2021, 12.30 PM IST: In an unusual move, the US Navy has declared it conducted “freedom of navigation patrols” in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) near Lakshadweep this...
by VinodTK
08 Apr 2021 21:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)
Replies: 3
Views: 553

India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)

Starting this thread dedicated to Indian island territories, because of their historic, strategic and economic importance to India. If you look at their geographic locations, they are like 2 tollbooths controlling a key and heavily used sea routs. Historically various Indian dynasties (Cholas, Marat...
by VinodTK
07 Apr 2021 14:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1658
Views: 316874

Re: India's Power Sector

Goldman-backed ReNew to Invest $9 Billion on India’s Green Push (Bloomberg) -- ReNew Power Pvt., one of India’s biggest renewable power producers, plans to invest $9 billion in wind and solar projects through 2025 amid a government-backed effort to reduce emissions. The company, backed by investors...
by VinodTK
06 Apr 2021 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3843
Views: 789326

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

I hope it is 54 more Rafales makes it 90; which would be equal to 5 squadrons
PLUS
100 additional Tajes MK1A's
by VinodTK
01 Apr 2021 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 495
Views: 77113

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

TD merges with BJP, Naidu finalises deal https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/politics/010421/td-merges-with-bjp-naidu-finalises-deal.html A political analyst said, “Readers must carefully look at today’s date. They would realise the right conclusion to come to is April Fool’s Day.” :) Wonder if ...
by VinodTK
31 Mar 2021 19:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423909

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Exclusive: A billion for every chip-maker who 'makes in India,' sources say NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is offering more than $1 billion in cash to each semiconductor company that sets up manufacturing units in the country as it seeks to build on its smartphone assembly industry and strengthen its ...
by VinodTK
30 Mar 2021 02:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1582
Views: 298792

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

India's underground naval base | INS Varsha

by VinodTK
29 Mar 2021 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2414
Views: 397319

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

@Philip: The F-15EX is the most advanced aircraft among all the contestants in MMRCA 2.0 The AN/APG-82 AESA aboard the F-15EX is by far the best that is out there. The radar on the Su-35 comes no where close. And while the Su-35 will be cheaper unit wise, the total life cycle cost on the F-15EX vis...
by VinodTK
28 Mar 2021 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

What does that have to do with not providing scopes? Soldiers should be trained for all possibilities and they may not always be in a situation where sights are necessary but that doesn't mean they shouldn't have them Look at the pictures of deployed US, British, French forces or when they train wi...
by VinodTK
28 Mar 2021 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Indian Army Soldier Explaining About Sig Sauer 716 Assault Rifle Idk what it is about the Sig 716 but without any scopes/accessories the rifle just looks naked or incomplete. I mean a good scope shouldn't be a luxury item especially when we're talking about our Frontline troops in Northern Command ...
by VinodTK
28 Mar 2021 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion



Indian Army Soldier Explaining About Sig Sauer 716 Assault Rifle
by VinodTK
22 Mar 2021 23:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423909

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India Raises FDI Ceiling in Insurance to Spur Investment (Bloomberg) -- India on Monday further opened up its insurance sector to foreigners, as the nation seeks to spur investments to give a fillip to an economy battered by the pandemic. Lawmakers approved a legislation increasing the limit on for...
by VinodTK
19 Mar 2021 18:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1219
Views: 313759

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Ordnance Factory Medak to roll out mine-proof BMP tanks soon : : : Advances in the flagship Sarath BMP 2 armoured vehicles are also made by the factory, which has so far rolled out more than 3,000 armoured vehicles. New BMP will be equipped with night vision capability, which gives the tank driver,...
by VinodTK
15 Mar 2021 01:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423909

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India forex reserves surpass Russia’s to become world’s 4th biggest ndia’s foreign-exchange reserves surpassed Russia’s to become the world’s fourth largest, as the South Asian nation’s central bank continues to hoard dollars to cushion the economy against any sudden outflows. Reserves for both cou...
by VinodTK
14 Mar 2021 15:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 969
Views: 199459

Re: Indian Army History Thread



Timeline of the Indian Army Generals
by VinodTK
11 Mar 2021 20:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1544
Views: 493918

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

US blocks Turkey's 30 locally-made attack helicopter sale to Pakistan The United States has prevented Turkey from supplying 30 locally made attack helicopters to Pakistan, Turkish Presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin said. During a briefing on Monday, Kalin noted that the US blocked Turkey's hel...
by VinodTK
11 Mar 2021 20:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

https://mobile.twitter.com/Viv_Krishnan/status/1368538145625698304 SSS Defence CEO hints that they are working on AR15 pattern rifle as well. Waste of money and resources, the current approach to procure small arms by the armed forces is mind boggling, if they make an AR15 platform based rifile who...
by VinodTK
10 Mar 2021 22:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 437
Views: 129205

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Apple starts assembling iPhone 12 in India Apple is beginning to assemble the iPhone 12 in India as it ramps up its production capacity in the world's second largest smartphone market. Foxconn, a contract manufacturing partner of Apple, is assembling the iPhone 12 model -- though currently no other...
by VinodTK
10 Mar 2021 19:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5173
Views: 811947

Re: Internal Security Watch

ThePrint: Modi or Manmohan, India’s military needs haven’t been met under either for 10 yrs, data shows New Delhi: There is a growing disparity between the monetary allocation that the armed forces seek for modernisation and what they eventually get in the Union budget. Latest figures show that the...
by VinodTK
09 Mar 2021 19:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5173
Views: 811947

Re: Internal Security Watch

Bhainsa town in Telangana is burning again.. as much as some of us are enjoying Owaisi split M-votes and apparently aiding BJP's win in other parts of India, this is what every city/town in India will look like if these MIM folks continue to get a grip among M-community. MIM folks have started ethn...
by VinodTK
08 Mar 2021 19:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2511
Views: 585611

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

ThePrint: Navy, Army and IAF finally agree to procure armed drones from US in $3 bn deal New Delhi: Impressed with the performance of the two leased Sea Guardian drones, the Navy, Army and the Air Force will finally jointly procure 30 armed versions of the American unmanned aerial system in what co...
by VinodTK
07 Mar 2021 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5342
Views: 932813

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Democrats divided: One faction is targeting Indian Americans President Joe Biden is facing a new unique problem coming from within the Democrat establishment. Bernie Sanders played as a negative force against Biden especially with Biden nominees. Neera Tanden faced revolt from within the Democrats ...
by VinodTK
06 Mar 2021 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1332
Views: 391060

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Accidents are complex phenomena: OFB on two recent mishaps involving its 105mm field guns : : : Border Security Force (BSF) constable Satish Kumar was killed and four of his colleagues were injured on Tuesday night at Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer due to a "premature blast"...
by VinodTK
06 Mar 2021 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5173
Views: 811947

Re: Internal Security Watch

It is time to create a second capital, some where in the middle, or extreme south, or some place in the east. This will change the tail waging the dog process in play.
by VinodTK
03 Mar 2021 04:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4440
Views: 893604

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

From next week, troops at LoC and LAC to get new & more lethal Israeli Light Machine Guns New Delhi: Troops positioned along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Line of Actual Control (LAC) under the Northern Command will get the first tranche of Israeli Light Machine Gun (LMG) Negev NG-7 that ha...
by VinodTK
03 Mar 2021 04:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

From next week, troops at LoC and LAC to get new & more lethal Israeli Light Machine Guns New Delhi: Troops positioned along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Line of Actual Control (LAC) under the Northern Command will get the first tranche of Israeli Light Machine Gun (LMG) Negev NG-7 that ha...
by VinodTK
27 Feb 2021 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion



Would you choose a .308 for a fighting rifle? India's new Sig 716i rifle.

Provides good detail about Sig 716, procured by the Indian army
by VinodTK
27 Feb 2021 02:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3602
Views: 766613

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

Idea to occupy Pangong Tso south bank heights: Inside details of how India's plan changed game along LAC : : According to an ANI report citing sources, the idea 'to occupy heights to gain an edge over the Chinese' troops emerged during a meeting chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval...
by VinodTK
27 Feb 2021 02:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249106

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

From: Observer Research Foundation: India’s quest for a new assault rifle is almost over : : : The breakthrough After almost a year of stagnation, signs of progress surfaced in September 2020 during Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s trip to Moscow for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defe...
by VinodTK
26 Feb 2021 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA Tejas Mk1 Picture Thread
Replies: 147
Views: 51728

Re: LCA Tejas Mk1 Picture Thread

^^^ What a picture
by VinodTK
22 Feb 2021 03:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PSU Privatization / Strategic Disinvestment
Replies: 72
Views: 17958

Re: PSU Privatization / Strategic Disinvestment

Do not know if this belongs here; however still god news Amazon India inks MoU with the Directorate General Resettlement for hiring ex-service personnel A mazon India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General Resettlement (DGR), to provide ex-service personnel with ...

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