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by Austin
21 Apr 2019 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3984
Views: 242309

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

40+ killed, 280 injured in 6 blasts at Sri Lankan hotels and churches on Easter Sunday (VIDEO)

https://www.rt.com/news/457129-sri-lank ... el-blasts/
by Austin
21 Apr 2019 12:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3984
Views: 242309

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Very Powerful Explosive was used, Looking at Destruction of the Church



by Austin
19 Apr 2019 16:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Looks like Indigo is giving pax the joy and experience of single engine landing

Next would be both engine failure and successful landing
by Austin
19 Apr 2019 16:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Tarun Shukla
@shukla_tarun
Looks like
@IndiGo6E
A320 CEO engine failure today :

- Kolkata-Kochi flight, ATC alerted
- Landed on single engine at Chennai
- All ok now. At bay 45.
by Austin
18 Apr 2019 09:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

GOI need to set up a certain base price for Airline ticket keeping into account the sustainability of Airlines that cater to customers across range and reduce fuel surcharge tax so that we dont have constant collapse of airlines catering to mid-premium segment. At this rate only the Enternally baile...
by Austin
17 Apr 2019 13:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Negi , Not an easy decision to move if your next big carrier is all Airbus and you have then to move from B to A do the type ratings and stuff like that. Many pilots are on loans either from training or personal which they have to make sure their EMI goes and prefer stability in their career so movi...
by Austin
17 Apr 2019 12:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2895
Views: 408975

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

Chinese diplomats question Pompeo’s sanity

by Austin
17 Apr 2019 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Defense Ministry of Turkey: Israel’s F-35 touch S-400 in Syria, but there are no complaints about Israel https://vpk.name/news/272785_mo_turcii_f35_izrailya_soprikasayutsya_s_s400_v_sar_no_k_izrailyu_pretenzii_net.html S-400, acquired by Turkey from Russia, will defend Ankara and Istanbul. This sta...
by Austin
16 Apr 2019 22:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The Unravelling Of Jet Airways, Revealed By A Pilot

https://www.ndtv.com/blog/the-unravelli ... topstories
by Austin
16 Apr 2019 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2600
Views: 516246

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

It is a good decision , You cant forever fly the HS-748 and AN-32 fleet , these are just refurbished and flown for now much beyond their service life and very soon will end TTL in next 5-10 years , IAF trasport fleet faces block obsolence The new aircraft will more effecient , needing lesser crew ju...
by Austin
16 Apr 2019 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 262785

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Manu Pubby

Verified account

@manupubby
5m5 minutes ago
More
Tragedy averted:

Navy says a Chetak chopper from an operationally deployed warship in the Arabian sea developed technical failure last week. Air crew managed to ditch it in the water and egressed safely. Inquiry ordered.
by Austin
16 Apr 2019 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2600
Views: 516246

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

IAF badly needed transport aircraft to replace HS-748 and AN-32 as these types facing block obsolescence in next 5-10 years. Eventually, they might buy more of this type. The MTA capability chosen by IAF now differs greatly compared to planned Indo-Russian MTA though from Turbofan to Turboprop from ...
by Austin
15 Apr 2019 11:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5482
Views: 545760

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/russia-narendra-modi-order-of-st-andrew-the-apostle-1500321-2019-04-12 Russia awards Narendra Modi its highest order, PM thanks Putin HIGHLIGHTS PM Modi awarded for helping boost India-Russia ties Order of St Andrew the Apostle was established in 17th century Th...
by Austin
15 Apr 2019 10:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4262
Views: 238419

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · 14h If the Fed had done its job properly, which it has not, the Stock Market would have been up 5000 to 10,000 additional points, and GDP would have been well over 4% instead of 3%...with almost no inflation. Quantitative tightening was a killer, should have done t...
by Austin
14 Apr 2019 22:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4262
Views: 238419

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

THE TRUTH Behind President Trump's New Call For QE4. By Gregory Mannarino

by Austin
14 Apr 2019 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2966
Views: 382917

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Indeed you have to give credit to Israel for coming with Innovative and Cost Competitive product with low budget for a country whose GDP does not exceed $350 billion .....they make defence equipment that even a $5000 USD GDP Japan will find difficult to compete with
by Austin
14 Apr 2019 22:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Jet Airways Pilots Say They Will Not Fly From Midnight

by Austin
14 Apr 2019 21:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5387
Views: 429019

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Jet Airways completely grounded international and domestic , Pilot says won’t fly months of unpaid salary

Went KF way hope some deal reaches to rescue them
by Austin
14 Apr 2019 18:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2966
Views: 382917

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Rahul , I was just referring to the fact that IAF has upgraded even 80's and 90's procured Mirage and Mig-29 so upgrading a late 90's procured Airframe should not be a concern , IAF has already exchanged the oldest of MK bought from Russia after using most of its life but after overhaul in Irkut thi...
by Austin
14 Apr 2019 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2966
Views: 382917

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Rahul , As far has airframe life goes , We have upgraded all the Mirages-2000 airframe and Mig-29 except those that got crashed. And both these airframes are atleast a decade or decade and half older than MKI. So they can always upgrade the airframe and make its life to zero , The current Mirage and...
by Austin
14 Apr 2019 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2966
Views: 382917

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

with a very large RCS, "hiding" is not an option for the su30, it has to use brute power and EW to fight its way around. Singha there is considerable work done to reduce the RCS of Flanker aircraft for 2 decades now, There was a famous Bill Sweetman write up on AW&ST on that quoting I...
by Austin
14 Apr 2019 12:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2966
Views: 382917

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Electronics today make up for most of the cost of the aircraft ( roughly 60 % ) followed by the engine ( 25 % ) and other things. IF Ajai Shukla is to be believed ( I tend to take his write with a pinch of salt ) IAF has set the cost of upgrade per aircraft at 100 cr , Each Sukhoi cost around 430-45...
by Austin
13 Apr 2019 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3724
Views: 650149

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Shaanxi Baoji Special Vehicles



This vehicle will be a hit in Mumbai during Rainy Season :lol:
by Austin
13 Apr 2019 17:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3724
Views: 650149

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Chinese amphibious gearless transporter

https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3606742.html
by Austin
13 Apr 2019 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Size Comparision , Blackjack vs Backfire

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by Austin
13 Apr 2019 16:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4262
Views: 238419

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Could possibly be a combination of higher standard of living and lower wages , expensive houses and hence high mortgages , Credit Card Bills , Student loans and other factor contributing to higher Household debt. Among G-20 countries India seems to have lower Household debt to GDP ratio of 11:30 % h...
by Austin
13 Apr 2019 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 932
Views: 111729

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

And new AESA performance data https://twitter.com/EmirLouise/status/1099143539353665536 this is the more interesting part:: APG-68 V9 (F-16 C/D/I) For RCS 0.0001 m2 class target: 4~5 km+ ===> unmanned ELO drones For RCS 0.001 m2 class target: 8~9 km+ ===> F22/B2 claimed For RCS 0.1 m2 class target:...
by Austin
13 Apr 2019 11:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Mi-28 crash one pilot managed to save his life the other died

https://twitter.com/EmirLouise/status/1 ... 0352764932
by Austin
13 Apr 2019 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Visit to Mig-31 air base , shows the Mig-31 with latest R-37M and R-77-1 AAM

by Austin
12 Apr 2019 23:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4262
Views: 238419

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Stephen K. Bannon's Keynote Address at the Western Petroleum Marketers Association in Las Vegas

by Austin
12 Apr 2019 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183867

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Lets say against ship its perhaps a valid argument because a larger ship like Destroyer of over 7000 T a larger blast would help to create damage over larger area compared to a missile boat or corvette. But against Land Target a 100 kg HE should be good enough to take out any targets when you add th...
by Austin
12 Apr 2019 13:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2895
Views: 408975

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

Stephen K. Bannon Hammers China in Hokkaido Japan

by Austin
12 Apr 2019 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 674
Views: 163519

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pakistan received another batch of Ukrainian 6TD tank engines for T-80UD and Al-Khalid https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3604869.html state company Ukrspetsexport in March 2019 delivered 304 Spares Depot EME (Pakistan ) the next batch of engines 6TD-2 459M.TU and 6TD-1 459I.TU produced by GP “Plant name...
by Austin
12 Apr 2019 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1234
Views: 138641

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Steve Bannon: China is a threat to the industrial democracy in the West

by Austin
12 Apr 2019 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 809509

Re: Levant crisis - III

Looks like SaudiArabia just lost another #China origin CH-4 UAV over Yemen

https://twitter.com/JosephHDempsey/stat ... 8565268481
by Austin
12 Apr 2019 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1345
Views: 88809

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

Russia develops a fission-fusion hybrid reactor https://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsrussia-develops-a-fission-fusion-hybrid-reactor-6168535 A new fission-fusion hybrid reactor will be assembled at Russia’s Kurchatov Institute by the end of 2018, Peter Khvostenko, scientific adviser of the Kurchato...
by Austin
11 Apr 2019 21:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1517
Views: 86476

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Interview with CO of Vikramaditya and with Mig-29K Pilot


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