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by Tanaji
08 Apr 2019 04:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 93855

Re: Indian ASAT Test

AmberG,

Could you please provide your explanation of the physics behind ASATs as you disagree with UB?

TIA.
by Tanaji
29 Sep 2018 03:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 843773

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

Was the Su 30 MKI version fully developed when we signed the order? Just curious as we received the MKK version initially. Hell of a lot of difference between an 'underdevelopment' product and some country specific modifications. Sorry no. The MKI differed from MKI significantly: The MKI had a 2D v...
by Tanaji
28 Sep 2018 14:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 843773

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

Was the Su 30 MKI version fully developed when we signed the order? Just curious as we received the MKK version initially.
by Tanaji
02 Jun 2018 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4682
Views: 313973

Re: Deterrence

It serves us no advantage testing a TN device at this moment. The only nation we might need to scare off with TN, is either China or US. If war clouds are imment from these nation, we will publicly announced our intention to test and do it . What will stop us. So we will let the world decide if the...
by Tanaji
02 Jun 2018 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4682
Views: 313973

Re: Deterrence

There is no such statements from anyone linked to GoI. As i mentioned, it is my point of view and why, here is the reason. During the Cold war, Russians wanted to nuke China, so they let US know about the plan. US refused to support it and said it will nuke USSR if Russia used nukes. So fundamental...
by Tanaji
31 May 2018 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4682
Views: 313973

Re: Deterrence

From my point of view, it is very simple. Pak uses nuke on our forces or Indian territory. we go full monty, including strikes on China for providing them with nuke warhead. Let US & China manage their rent boy. While I fully agree with your statement related to Pakistan, could you please provi...
by Tanaji
07 Feb 2018 04:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 139800

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

^^ That was the coolest thing ever! The sight of two boosters landing simultaneously and the car in space was amazing...

From a technical standpoint alone this was impressive not to mention it was from a private company.
by Tanaji
05 Jun 2017 19:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 57089

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

BBC doing an execrable job in reporting as usual. Going on about elephants and what not.
by Tanaji
26 Aug 2016 04:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 134627

Re: Positive News from the USA

What was that about America having a Constitution and Americans having Constitutional Rights? Republican Supreme Court Applauds Cavity Search With No Reasonable Cause As might be predicted, Justice Thomas wrote for the Majority Opinion... :roll: Saar, what Constitutional rights? https://www.aclu.or...
by Tanaji
26 Oct 2015 20:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 210130

Re: Indo-UK news-Aug 2015

Anyone following the #sikhlivrsmatter campaign and the associated demonstration outside the Indian embassy a few days ago? The campaign seems to be bankrolled by UK Sikh diaspora mostly.... Last I checked they manage to injure a policeman...
by Tanaji
04 Jun 2015 15:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 127338

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Perhaps one option is to launch a trial balloon that mulls the setting up of 3-4 squadrons for CAS equipped with LCA but under full control of the Army. They can use existing bases but for all practical purposes be Army assets. Should light a fire at least...
by Tanaji
15 Mar 2015 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5482
Views: 545365

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia coup rumours http://www.ibtimes.co.in/rumours-claim- ... oup-626276

Philip must be devastated.. Has any mod checked up on him to see if Philip is alright
by Tanaji
10 Mar 2015 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 33498

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-f ... 150310.htm

AS expected there is due representation from the Akhtar clan.
by Tanaji
15 Dec 2014 23:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1948
Views: 199347

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

I was expectantly looking for a connection to the Land of Pure but am surprised at the Iranian one. I thought the Isis regarded the Shia as non believers, so how come the Shia guy is supporting Isis?
by Tanaji
16 Oct 2014 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1345
Views: 88736

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

The above report has holes.. It talks about existing fusion reactors aboard submarines and ships which leads to me wondering if the author really understand the difference between fusion and fission. Mind you, a fission reactor in the space they mention is no mean feat of engineering itself.....
by Tanaji
16 Oct 2014 15:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 204735

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

True... But it seems that Galileo is more accurate 1m vs 10m. That I guess would imply more accurate clocks?
by Tanaji
16 Oct 2014 15:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 204735

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Does anyone have a comparison between the capabilities of IRNSS & GALILEO? Reason I ask is much was being hyped about the clocks in Galileo series of satellites and how accurate they were. In fact the ESA had sent up prototypes to validate the design. Given that we did not follow this approach, ...
by Tanaji
27 Sep 2014 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 199086

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

With the recent parting of ways between the Shiv Sena and the BJP, expect to say goodbye to the Jaitapur site for nuclear power plants from Areva. The Sena is on record opposing the plants and now that they dont have an electoral tie-up, they will oppose anything from BJP tooth and nail just to spit...
by Tanaji
24 Sep 2014 03:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 106320

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Another dumb question : Why is the final MOM orbit elliptical and not circular or polar? Am I correct in guessing that these orbits require more fuel for station keeping and to get into that orbit in the first place? Do these orbits provide any advantage over elliptical orbits?
by Tanaji
19 Sep 2014 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 134627

Re: Positive News from the USA

This beggars belief:

http://www.al.com/news/huntsville/index ... _case.html

School officials run sting operation that goes wrong
by Tanaji
14 Sep 2014 16:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 210130

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Haresh

Upload it on some free website such as imgur and then link it here. But given that its already on Times of India website, its better to simply give a link. Right click on the image, and copy image location . Then paste to give a link.
by Tanaji
12 Sep 2014 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/investigative/2014/09/06/stop-and-seize/ This is the same civil forfeiture that was discussed earlier. The police are now no different than the lowest of the low police in UP and Bihar. Essentially they stop you and threaten you with a drug charge unless you pay up. ...
by Tanaji
29 Aug 2014 03:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

http://www.forbes.com/sites/instituteforjustice/2014/08/26/philadelphia-civil-forfeiture-class-action-lawsuit/ There are small towns in US whose police departments are so corrupt that they use this to threaten felony convictions. I had no idea that it had grown to these proportions in big cities as ...
by Tanaji
27 Aug 2014 22:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 210130

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Apparently the abusers were all RoPers .. Pakistanis and Kashmiris. At least it is not getting buried in the South Asian tag now.
by Tanaji
26 Aug 2014 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

Another day, another dog killed http://m.wcyb.com/news/wise-co-man-mourns-his-dog-shot-and-killed-by-deputies/27723454 Just in case people think I am transforming the thread into a police blotter, I have dealt with far too many desis who think US police are non corrupt super human beings they can do...
by Tanaji
26 Aug 2014 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

Got it.. http://www.infowars.com/uncensored-vide ... r-camping/

Ignore the infowars kookiness , just look at the video. Ok they fire bean bags after they shot him, but still... 4-5 heavily armed cops with a dog can't over power a single person without killing?
by Tanaji
26 Aug 2014 02:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

Has anyone seen the James Boyd killing video? I think it happened in March this year. He was camping out in some park and the police came to arrest him. There were at least 4 that I counted among with a dog. Boyd was on a hill and unarmed, the police ask him to come down, he obliges. The police then...
by Tanaji
25 Aug 2014 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3645
Views: 285230

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

We should at least be investigating the use of newer airships or "zeppelins" for moving heavy cargo at least in the trunk routes that are far away from the border. Slower, yes, but far cheaper to operate. Given that our weather is fairly predictable apart from the monsoon months, I would t...
by Tanaji
23 Aug 2014 22:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 210130

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

On a related note viewing of the video may result in prosecution as per the Met , so BRFites in UK needed to be careful.
by Tanaji
23 Aug 2014 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 134627

Re: Positive News from the USA

^^ Once one realizes that they are just making soft *****, then it all falls into place. No different than Mahesh Vikram Bhatt these days.
by Tanaji
22 Aug 2014 12:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

Just so we're understanding what we are talking about in cities like East St. Louis and Chicago, etc. peruse the following website for Cook county Illinois: http://heyjackass.com/ scroll down to the race of the victims and grok who is committing the violent crime in Cook county. Some of these stats...
by Tanaji
21 Aug 2014 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

For me this video was more chilling than the first beheading video on YouTube that I f regrettably saw many years ago. At least one expects that with those animals. Here we have a fairly average neighbourhood and the guy gets killed.
by Tanaji
21 Aug 2014 22:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

That video is chilling for its simplicity and how quickly things go down. The cops roll up, get out and shoot him down. I think it takes more time for garbage disposal men to pick up the trash bags than it took for the police to shoot the man. There was no gradual escalation, just start shooting..i ...
by Tanaji
21 Aug 2014 02:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

Given that cops are given extraordinary rights to kill or detain, they are expected to exercise due care. This seems entirely absent in American policing and this is a relatively new phenomena. The reasons given that cops are rookies just out of their teens or are afraid for their families are just ...
by Tanaji
19 Aug 2014 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 134627

Re: Positive News from the USA

Surya agree completely with your post, especially when serving drug warrants. But then SWAT alkso gets called out for domestic disputes if someone claims to have a gun... I wonder how the Swiss police react to riots. I know they are armed, but how many times do they actually discharge their weapons ...
by Tanaji
19 Aug 2014 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

As to whether the minority community supports Indians, Koreans or vampires in their issues is irrelevant. In fact in my personal experience of the south , the minority community is as racist as the majority. And evanjehadii to boot... But police high handedness affects all... There is a mistaken smu...
by Tanaji
19 Aug 2014 02:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

Surya, there was no gun powder residue found in the autopsy. However it is also true that the person doing the autopsy was not given access to the teens clothes nor those of the police officers so the jury is still out on that one. Ulanbatori, You seem to have the mistaken assumption that police hav...
by Tanaji
18 Aug 2014 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 63736

Re: Understanding the US-2

So the national guard is finally deployed in Ferguson. Perhaps they will be looked upon as a neutral party and the violence level will reduce. Which begs the question how come the super duper armed cops could not quell a few measly rioting protestors? After all 'Murica, f*ck yeah!we never fail?
by Tanaji
18 Aug 2014 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 134627

Re: Positive News from the USA

Lots of small towns have raised SWAT teams since they are flush with finds from DHS. However the problem comes as to what to do with these teams and how to maintain them one they are up and running. SWAT members think it beneath them to get pulled on routine b beat duties. So the chief starts using ...

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