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by Austin
13 Dec 2017 23:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 142
Views: 15217

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Thanks , Why do they keep the IMF SDR in such low numbers considering its benchmarked against Basket of Currency with Reserve Status provided by IMF ? Some answers: SDRs are not something you go buy on the market. They are allocated to countries by IMF in a ratio determined by IMF. It is based on a...
by Austin
13 Dec 2017 22:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1039
Views: 96393

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

AWACS A-50 , TU-22M3 and Mig-29SMT returning back to home base in Russia after Syrian Ops Mig-29SMT returning back fz2HQ31Pt14 Tu-22M3 return back home in Murmansk region after performing tasks in Syria ly6ZDsWJZo4 A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft arrives in Ivanovo from Syria X3iS1T...
by Austin
13 Dec 2017 22:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Mig-29SMT returning back

by Austin
13 Dec 2017 22:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Tu-22M3 return back home in Murmansk region after performing tasks in Syria

by Austin
13 Dec 2017 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft arrives in Ivanovo from Syria

by Austin
13 Dec 2017 17:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 970
Views: 119451

Re: Analyzing CPEC

The US suspects China of trying to create its own economic order https://ria.ru/economy/20171213/1510787236.html WASHINGTON, Dec 13 - RIA Novosti, Ekaterina Sobol. The US suspects China of trying to build its economic world order bypassing international rules, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sa...
by Austin
13 Dec 2017 17:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 962
Views: 60474

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

The US suspects China of trying to create its own economic order https://ria.ru/economy/20171213/1510787236.html WASHINGTON, Dec 13 - RIA Novosti, Ekaterina Sobol. The US suspects China of trying to build its economic world order bypassing international rules, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sa...
by Austin
13 Dec 2017 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1039
Views: 96393

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Egyptian MiG-29M2 with Kh-38 mockup: WTF-> they operate around 240 F16's, 32 Mirage -2000, getting 24 Rafale's and even Mig 29's? Wiki says 60 J-7 also, seems like a better zoo than the IAF Well look at the positive side they can DACT with F-16 vesus Mirage , Rafale versus Mig-29M2 and All versus A...
by Austin
13 Dec 2017 15:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2458
Views: 307749

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

We can't. We're spread too thin between the Ghatak & AMCA already. You want another 5th gen program on top of it? :) I can't believe I am saying this: IAF should conduct a competition for 5th gen light combat aircraft. Private partners can make strategic partnerships with foreign players and AD...
by Austin
13 Dec 2017 14:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 142
Views: 15217

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Any idea what is the break up % wise of US T Bills , Euro T Bills , Gold etc ? There's a weekly release by RBI Link As per latest release Foreign Exchange Reserves Item As on December 1, 2017 ₹ Bn. US$ Mn. 1 2 1 Total Reserves 25,894.1 401,942.0 1.1 Foreign Currency Assets 24,316.4 377,456.1 1.2 Go...
by Austin
12 Dec 2017 18:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 142
Views: 15217

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj wrote:
chetak wrote:aren't our forex reserves already held in amreki treasury bills??

Just some of it .


Any idea what is the break up % wise of US T Bills , Euro T Bills , Gold etc ?
by Austin
12 Dec 2017 18:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2811
Views: 233294

Re: International Military Discussion

The End of Russian Military Operation in Syria

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by Austin
12 Dec 2017 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

The End of Russian Military Operation in Syria

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by Austin
12 Dec 2017 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Putin Congratulates Russian Pilots on Their Successful Mission in Syria

by Austin
12 Dec 2017 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2458
Views: 307749

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

India-Russia Talks on S-400 Air Defence System at 'Profound Stage', Contract Anytime: Russian Official http://www.news18.com/news/india/india-russia-talks-on-s-400-air-defence-system-at-profound-stage-contract-anytime-russian-official-1601377.html Moscow: India and Russia are likely to sign a contr...
by Austin
12 Dec 2017 11:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 505
Views: 68068

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

I am sure PMO would have taken the right decision based on prevailing condition then but since we have a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence they can review the Rafale deal in its entirety and can put this across to the parliament. This would be helpful in clearing distortions and doubts on ...
by Austin
12 Dec 2017 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2884
Views: 277798

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

LUH is a helicopter that has 2-3 flying prototypes Ka 226 is in serial production That does not sound like "almost caught up" to me. The Ka-226T with the Turbomeca Arrius engines is not in serial production to my knowledge. The older version with the Allison engines was. Please correct me...
by Austin
11 Dec 2017 20:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Sergey Surovikin on Withdrawal of part of Russian forces from Syria Withdrawal of: - 23 airplanes of different modifications(around 10 stay in Sy) - 2 helicopters (Ka-52) - Military Police - Special Force - Military Hospital - Center for Demining. https://twitter.com/warsmonitoring/status/9402116817...
by Austin
11 Dec 2017 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Full Video of Visit

by Austin
11 Dec 2017 16:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Watch Putin visit Russian troops at Syria’s Khmeimim Airbase (VIDEO) https://www.rt.com/news/412697-putin-visits-khmeimim-airbase-syria/ Very interesting Putin travelled on twin engine Tu-214PU instead of 4 engine Il-96-300PU which he normally does even for short distance , must be to avoid any one ...
by Austin
11 Dec 2017 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

For the US Terrorist or Islamist are people who must be used as opportunity as the moment provides , Taliban/Osama were brave Mujhid till it foughts Soviets and post that till such time 9/11 happened , Kashmirs were freedom fighters and not terrorist in 90's and early ,Chechnians were freedom fighte...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165147

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

Shiv , The SU did not disclose the existence of Mig-29 it only came with the proposal when India purchased the Mirages as counter offer , till then Mig-29 was only operational within SU , India was the first country outside SU/Warsaw to operate the Mig-29. Mig-23 was a temporary buy till better/equa...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3369
Views: 462776

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Indian navy to boost its firepower, to purchase 24 multi-role choppers http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indian-navy-multi-role-chopper-purchase/1/1106989.html In a desperate bid to buy multi-role helicopters, the Indian Navy is moving a proposal worth over `12,000 crore to buy 24 of these chopper...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 70
Views: 12602

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pakistani Air Force ordered to shoot down US drones that violate airspace

by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1737
Views: 298575

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Upgraded 53T6/Gazelle Interceptor Tested dvYU1q_tIG4 The renewed anti-missile system began to develop even faster. 53T6 and in former times flew several times faster than the bullet and gained in a matter of seconds the speed of more than 3 km / sec, being the fastest rocket in the world. In the mod...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165147

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

I think we need to move out of this rhetoric of Philip's alleged Russophilia in order to arrive at facts. If you leave Philip out it should be possible to discuss the MiG 29 without having to thumb a virtual nose at Philip and prove that he is what people want to describe him to be. Pulling him int...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165147

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

Shiv , this is from memory M2K purchase was a very expensive buy the most expensive buy during 80's when Indian Forex did not cross $ 1-2 billion max the cost of Mirage purchase itself was ~ $600 million IIRC , IG even came under criticism from IMF on that , the lic production of 150 M2K M2K languis...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1039
Views: 96393

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

A Still Frame from Video of Syrian Pantisir-S1 intercepting Israel Lora Missile in Syria Source : Keypubs https://forum.keypublishing.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=257579&d=1512873509 https://forum.keypublishing.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=257580&d=1512873517
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 16:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 505
Views: 68068

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

^^^ When R-77 first came out it was supposedly an equivalent to AMRAAM. But almost 3 decade later it hasn't kept up. Says a lot of Russian products. They have AMRAAM C-7 Class BVR missile RVV-SD and we have seen Su-35 carrying them in Syria http://eng.ktrv.ru/production_eng/323/503/567/ an We will ...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3369
Views: 462776

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Sharing as received THE STORY OF KHUKRI AS TOLD BY CAPTAIN ALLAN RODRIGUES TO COMMEMORATE NAVY WEEk 23rd December 2010 Dear Ms Ameeta Mulla Wattal, I am an ex- Indian naval officer who left the service honourably in 1994. I live in New Zealand, and work in Australia and New Zealand these days. This ...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Remembering the 1971 war
Replies: 119
Views: 12574

Re: Remembering the 1971 war

Sharing as received THE STORY OF KHUKRI AS TOLD BY CAPTAIN ALLAN RODRIGUES TO COMMEMORATE NAVY WEEk 23rd December 2010 Dear Ms Ameeta Mulla Wattal, I am an ex- Indian naval officer who left the service honourably in 1994. I live in New Zealand, and work in Australia and New Zealand these days. This ...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 505
Views: 68068

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

So: However, between 1999 and 2014, Pakistan acquired a capacity of 100 km range whereas India had upgraded its BVR up to 60 km on SU30, he said. "We were now in danger of being shot down by Pakistani fighters staying 100 km away and not being able to retaliate and Rafale deal took care of thi...
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 11:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 661
Views: 63242

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

It could be just one of the design NDB might be working on we will have to see if this get serious pursued and what is the final outcome.
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

A Still from a claimed Video of Syrian Pantisir-S1 intercepting Israel Lora Missile Source : Keypubs https://forum.keypublishing.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=257579&d=1512873509 https://forum.keypublishing.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=257580&d=1512873517
by Austin
10 Dec 2017 10:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9714
Views: 469188

Re: Levant crisis - III

Russian Su-35 chased away rogue US F-22 jet: MoD blasts US Air Force for hampering Syria op A US F-22 fighter was preventing two Russian Su-25 strike aircraft from bombing an Islamic State (IS, former ISIS) base to the west of the Euphrates November 23, according to the ministry. The ministry’s spo...

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