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by Jaybhatt
04 Mar 2014 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 8394

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

The inquiry has stated categorically that it was a cable fire and not malfunctioning batteries that was the cause. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Cable-fire-led-to-INS-Sindhuratna-mishap/articleshow/31359386.cms Also that the batteries had been taken from INS Sindhukesari (also undergoing...
by Jaybhatt
02 Mar 2014 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 8394

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

Chetak : "The eminence grise keeps very very quiet....... The Defence Secretary and his bunch of venomous babus" Couldn't agree more with you. My earlier post and others by fellow BR members have all emphasised this scandalous feature of the tragedy that occurred a few days back, and the ...
by Jaybhatt
27 Feb 2014 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 8394

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

Why AKA is still in the office???? Spotless white mundu Surely, esteemed colleague, you miss the boat (pun intended). The principal reason for his continuation in office is because the fellow is the ultimate chaprassi and factotum to Signora Maino, in much the same way as is his nominal boss, the P...
by Jaybhatt
27 Feb 2014 13:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 8394

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

More like an act of desperation than a sign of moral responsibility. This is pathetic. True leaders and warriors who command a nation's sword-arm should never follow the path prescribed / insinuated by SwamyG. Admiral Joshi has done the only honourable and appropriate thing under the circumstances,...
by Jaybhatt
23 Sep 2013 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 122843

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Kit : Wish there was a like button for posts ! You are right to bring up the issue of BR threads not having the "like" button for posts. However, the portal that carries this article has a "like" option and also a comments section. It may be worth your while to visit the article ...
by Jaybhatt
22 Sep 2013 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 122843

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Please post about VK Singh in the Congress game plan in GDF. This thread is about Indian Army. What he is going thru is not germane to this thread. With respect, one should not be bureaucratic and inflexible on these matters. The recent developments pertaining to General VK Singh are very much with...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jul 2013 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Most rookie pilot find Mig-21 difficult to handle under some phases of flight , needs lot of skills and equal amount of experience to fly it as an ex ACM has mentioned. According to IAF more crashes have occured due to pilot errors an effect of letting rookies pilot fly an aircraft that needs skill...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jul 2013 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

More advanced aircraft also need extensive training and skill development. There is a grave logical problem here : you want rookie pilots to fly "advanced" aircraft which, by definition, require extensive expertise . There is an entire phase of sophisticated training and skill acquisition...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jul 2013 10:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Austin will always protect Mother Russia! Do we know that the pilot in this case made a "rookie mistake"? If not then Austin's post amounts to slander and should be edited. It is time that the Mig-21s were put to bed and pilots lives not sacrificed. Remember it is not only the machine tha...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jul 2013 10:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Letting "new pilots fly more advanced aircraft" is most convoluted logic. More advanced aircrafts are much easier to fly - risks therefore are lower. More advanced aircraft also need extensive training and skill development. There is a grave logical problem here : you want rookie pilots t...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jul 2013 10:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

It is possible that HAL is doing some screw up by not making spares of desired quality or procuring from Eastern Europe sources not desirable but we dont have evidence to show either of two is the case for recent crashes. IAF top brass has indicated that most crash are due to pilot fault which mean...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jul 2013 09:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Most rookie pilot find Mig-21 difficult to handle under some phases of flight , needs lot of skills and equal amount of experience to fly it as an ex ACM has mentioned. According to IAF more crashes have occured due to pilot errors an effect of letting rookies pilot fly an aircraft that needs skill...
by Jaybhatt
26 Jun 2013 08:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

That the Saudis are lousy pilots. Whereas the Pakis, for all their other attributes, have a quasi-professional armed force. That logic should have been applied to all such meets. Which would render most such meets rather useless. You refute this logic in your later statement that no Rafale or Eurof...
by Jaybhatt
25 Jun 2013 17:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

[quote="Austin"]Seems PAF F-16MLU beating Typhoon came from Alan Warner twitter https://twitter.com/warnesyworld Alan Warnes ‏@warnesyworld "According to my sources, PAF were asked to fly Red and Blue Air. The Saudi Typhoon CO was allegedly so hacked off he didn't go to debrief... Rel...
by Jaybhatt
24 Jun 2013 11:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

"Eklavya : Your statement is silly to say the least. No fighter pilot would tell some spotty shifty nosey character at an airshow anything worth knowing." Eklavya, I've reported your post to the mods. Karan M is one of the most respected posters on BR: watch your tone. Well done, BR colle...
by Jaybhatt
22 Jun 2013 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

mahadevbhu wrote:
Jaybhatt wrote:It is just not worth my while to spend more time on the type of posts that have been put up by Sarvashri Eklavya and Prithwiraj.


you just did. i wonder why?


Please read the line. I said it was not worth my while to spend "more" time. Understood the phrase ? Doubtful.
by Jaybhatt
21 Jun 2013 08:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

THE RAFALE RELEGATED TO THE SIDELINES BY THE SU-35 AT LE BOURGET - THE RAFALE'S HOMEGROUND _________________________________________________________________________________________ Although this is from a Russian portal, it is still of interest to us in these shores. http://rt.com/news/bourget-russi...
by Jaybhatt
20 Jun 2013 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

@JayBhatt ^^^: Er, that's 'jejeune' Oh dear, we have another namuna, who suffers from the finger-on-the-keyboard syndrome. Tried looking up the spell-check in WORD under the English (India) or English (UK) options? Or any other on-line dictionary ? Or Googled it even ? You will find that "jeje...
by Jaybhatt
19 Jun 2013 23:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

DASSAULT'S P.R. STANCE ON INDIA I really did not want to prolong this pointless exchange on this thread, but I have been compelled to do so, thanks to two extraordinarily vituperative, petulant, jejune and obtuse posts by Eklavya and Prithwiraj. And a flea-bite from Jean_M , whose post, paradoxical...
by Jaybhatt
18 Jun 2013 21:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Some of you have deviated way off the principal issue and are now debating the etymology of various words of West Asian origin. This is not the forum for such a debate. As Singha, Saik and Lalmohan have said, the French are appalling in their PR and in their respect for the sensibilities of their c...
by Jaybhatt
18 Jun 2013 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

You mean 'namaz' which is prayer rather than azaan which is call to prayer. Actually the world "Namaaz" is a Persian word. The real Arabic word is "Salah" or "Salat". Apart from the South-Asian continent and the Turks, none of the other Muslims call it "Namaaz&quo...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jun 2013 21:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

You mean 'namaz' which is prayer rather than azaan which is call to prayer. I thought one was required to do it in Virasan not Sukhasan and that too, surrounded by diyas. Anyways, Vastu recommends against displaying image of a tomb (Taj mahal) as it brings bad luck. I am not au fait with Muslim rit...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jun 2013 13:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Singha wrote:that way boeing got it right. their chinook ad shows a bunch of kids playing cricket in ladakh!



Hear hear !
by Jaybhatt
17 Jun 2013 13:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Aren't you being too touchy about this? Taj Mahal is a symbol of India. Why paint it in a colour? Thousands of Indians go to Gateway of India and get our pics taken every day, why suddenly this oppressed feeling? And if Indians are touchy about Gateway of India, then we should raze it, along with t...
by Jaybhatt
17 Jun 2013 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

DASSAULT INDIA'S CAVALIER ATTITUDE TO INDIAN SENSITIVITIES THE INDIAN P.R. ADVISORS OF THE COMPANY CLEARLY HAVE GONE OVERBOARD WITH THEIR "SECULARISM ___________________________________________________________________________________________ While Messrs. Eric Trappier and Serge Dassault, the p...
by Jaybhatt
05 Jun 2013 10:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

I can hardly see 'PAF' designation being the prime, secondary or even remote concern for French to be told to all diplomats and attaches. I can only say 'WOW' if you managed to tell that too all the officials there. I found your reply 'frevole.' I have no idea why are you venting in the morning. Si...
by Jaybhatt
05 Jun 2013 09:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

They must have been blown off by your logic, eh? BTW, can you name the French ambassadors and colonels you have spoken to. Or how many and during what period? Ranji: You have to grasp the context of the following: a) Chaiwallah b) Tenth removed Cousin's father-in-laws barber et al. Not difficult to...
by Jaybhatt
05 Jun 2013 09:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

They must have been blown off by your logic, eh? BTW, can you name the French ambassadors and colonels you have spoken to. Or how many and during what period? Are you out of your mind ? Got up with a bad pain in your derrière ? If you don't understand the subject that is being discussed, stay off t...
by Jaybhatt
04 Jun 2013 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Excellent rafale with PAF HD video (Patrouille Aérienne de France, not Pakistan Air force...) : http://vimeo.com/67333502 enjoy I have tried my best to tell successive French Ambassadors and their Defence Attaches (invariably French Air Force Colonels) that, in India, they should not use the acrony...
by Jaybhatt
23 May 2013 11:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding Islamic Society
Replies: 747
Views: 21012

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

APPOINTMENT OF TAINTED DEFENCE SECRETARY AS CAG ________________________________________________ This development concerns all branches of the country's armed forces. I am posting it here because it is the most relevant thread. Babu Shashi Kant Sharma has been the point-man of the netas and the babu...
by Jaybhatt
05 Mar 2013 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 115294

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Iron Fist on NDTV http://khabar.ndtv.com/video/show/ndtv-special-ndtv-india/266981 This is indeed a good effort by NDTV from the photography and camera technique angles. However, I have a major caveat about the language used by the presenters on the majority of Hindi TV channels. Why do these turke...
by Jaybhatt
11 Feb 2013 10:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2967
Views: 221796

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

http://d2yhexj5rb8c94.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/mediaimages/gallery/2013/Jan/PTI1_29_2013_000212B__systems@deccanmail.jpg "Respected Pranab da is supreme commander of all three forces so he can salute in a way he likes" With respect, the country needs to have a serious debate on t...
by Jaybhatt
03 Feb 2013 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Who gives a damn what the Canadians do. Even the IAF is buying Rafale (hope I got that spelling right) as fillers. That is all they are. __________________________________________________________________________________________ You have got the spelling right. However, that's about all. The rest of...
by Jaybhatt
02 Feb 2013 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^^^^ I sincerely apologize for my so spelling mistake. Having said that, I see that you have not refuted any of the points that I have raised. Is it because you do not go via reason or is it because of being closed minded. There is nothing to refute in what you have written. Except your classificat...
by Jaybhatt
02 Feb 2013 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

EVEN THE CANADIANS ARE LOOKING AT THE RAFALE - THEY WANT TO DITCH THE F-35 http://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/industrie/aeronautique-defense/20130126trib000744965/alternative-au-f-35-le-canada-se-renseigne-sur-l-eurofighter-et-le-rafaleet-d-autres-.html I wonder what the soprano-voiced ex-...
by Jaybhatt
31 Jan 2013 14:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 147682

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

EVEN THE CANADIANS ARE LOOKING AT THE RAFALE - THEY WANT TO DITCH THE F-35 http://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/industrie/aeronautique-defense/20130126trib000744965/alternative-au-f-35-le-canada-se-renseigne-sur-l-eurofighter-et-le-rafaleet-d-autres-.html I wonder what the soprano-voiced ex-...
by Jaybhatt
23 Jan 2013 12:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 122843

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

AJAI SHUKLA PEDDLES MORE PIFFLE ______________________________ This soprano-voiced pansy has done it again. This is what he wrote, among other garbage, in his column in THE BUSINESS STANDARD yesterday : http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/ajai-shukla-mappingchanges-in-pakistan/499548/ While ...
by Jaybhatt
22 Dec 2012 21:11
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65045

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

SL Bhyrappa on Distorting History: A Personal Account (Part 1) During the year 1969 – 70 the Central Government under Mrs. Indira Gandhi established a committee under the Chairmanship of G.Parthasarathy, a diplomat close to Nehru-Gandhi family. . Sanku : "A different G Parathasarthy perhaps? G...
by Jaybhatt
07 Dec 2012 08:57
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65045

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

The book might be a bogus psec one to distort the story. BTW, Hindu has become a bastion of anti Hindus! Read the LOE from a former Chief Secy of Bihar state http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/ayodhya-verdict/article813039.ece Rascal thinks life began with the Muslim period. What about all the...
by Jaybhatt
29 Nov 2012 09:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1321
Views: 216068

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

http://www.firstpost.com/india/they-didnt-just-pluck-your-eyes-out-capt-saurabh-kalia-538436.html :( They didn’t just pluck your eyes out, Capt Saurabh Kalia, They gouged out ours too. Or would we have been blind to your father’s agony, His cry for ‘justice’ for all these years? They didn’t just pi...

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