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by Austin
20 Apr 2018 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

If Pentagon is going to extreme length to clarify Russian AD did not worked at all it means it did worked ....hence the annoyance Russian air defense systems in Syria "absolutely ineffective," argues the Pentagon https://vpk-news.ru/news/42309 Still, the burden of proof falls on Russia/Sy...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/987297513974747136 @wikileaks Following Following @wikileaks More US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert yesterday: we "are very grateful for all the work the White Helmets continue to do.. on behalf of the US government and coalition forces.. I just...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 17:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

On another subject, this article in the Diplomat seems to be 'fake news' right out of the Internet Research Agency: "India and Russia are expected to conclude an agreement for the construction of four Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356) guided-missile frigates destined for service in the...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 17:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1120
Views: 147004

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India Set To Get Its First 100 Billion Dollar Company In TCS

Shares of TCS today surged by nearly 7 per cent
Its market value rose by over Rs. 40,000 crore
TCS had a market cap of Rs. 6.52 lakh crore
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Video Iraqi air force published footage of a strike against an Islamic State hideaout in eastern #Syria near the Iraqi border

https://twitter.com/Ozkok_/status/987054282053693441
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 15:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2323
Views: 189113

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Come on people No practical advances in engine technology No practical advances in Radar No practical advances in EO No practical advances in avionics No practical advances in weaponry All the above in conceptual, development or testing phase. Why put money on PAK-FA? Can you explain how is is not ...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 14:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

here is a gem from Shree Ajai Shukla aka US Liffafa agent Ajai gripe against Namo https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/981041554335981570 The only surprising thing in this blatant attempt to control the media is that @narendramodi has taken almost 4 years to do so. By now, all those who will be int...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

EXCLUSIVE: Putin, Trump Will Never Allow US-Russia Armed Conflict, Lavrov Says https://sputniknews.com/russia/201804201063740052-putin-trump-wont-allow-conflict/ "This was said very clearly and unambiguously," Lavrov said. "Afterwards there were contacts at the level of military lead...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 11:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3972
Views: 161134

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Pandu good read indeed from Saxo link As the US runs a large current account deficit, it will have to fund that deficit with foreign capital – likely at a far lower USD value. Providing added urgency to the search for an alternative to the USD is the need to devalue the world’s stock of USD-denomina...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 19 APRIL 2018 (Patrick Armstrong)

http://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semp ... trong.html
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 10:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Publius Tacitus Brings Good Points. For those who don't know, Publius Tacitus is a high ranking US military intelligence person whose identity is known to Colonel Patrick Lang. So, when Publius talks people better listen, since it is a high level real professional speaking. I give here the link to ...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

S-400 Missile Radar Plot over Syria

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by Austin
20 Apr 2018 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 716
Views: 106142

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

If Rafale win the RFI for 110 fighter and 57 Carrier Capable fighter then we will have standardisation of Navy and IAF fleet of about 200 + fighters and this will serve IAF well for the next 40 years. Logistics is the key to keep operating cost low and purchasing Rafale a capable fighter will do the...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 716
Views: 106142

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

Dassault Reports Rafale Progress in India by Neelam Mathews - April 19, 2018, 10:01 AM https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2018-04-19/dassault-reports-rafale-progress-india The training of Indian pilots and maintenance personnel in preparation for delivery of Rafale fighters is in progr...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 10:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2323
Views: 189113

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

It may be but coming from Ajai Shukla his inclination is well know the FGFA’s burial sets the stage for the IAF to eventually acquire the F-35 Lightning II, which comes in air force as well as naval variants. Indian military aviation, once overwhelmingly dependent upon Russian fighters, helicopters ...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 09:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

If Pentagon is going to extreme length to clarify Russian AD did not worked at all it means it did worked ....hence the annoyance Russian air defense systems in Syria "absolutely ineffective," argues the Pentagon The United States believes that Russia's air defense systems (ADS) were compl...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 08:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Is that a science fiction story or Russian propaganda? :rotfl: Атака русских самолетов на американский эсминец: фельетон-инсайд https://ria.ru/analytics/20180411/1518277367.html?utm_source=ria.24smi.info&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=2061&utm_content=1601366 Igor Romanovich, author o...
by Austin
20 Apr 2018 08:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Karan , Ajai Shukla is a biased critique of Modi government not just in writing but if you see him on TV chat show mostly on NDTV is has nothing good to say about Modi or MOD. He is also anti-Russian and wont leave any opportunity to write against it , Else who would write a para about US PACOM chie...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

In theory yes but practically any Western country including the french has not given any thing substantial in transfer of technology to India , No single JV has come up to any success , Snecma help in kaveri is a work in progress for a long time , with US the situation is more worse. Yes there will...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 22:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 312
Views: 25546

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Algerian Mil being modernized with DIRCM

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by Austin
19 Apr 2018 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Russia hold 'anti-terrorism' meet http://www.dailystar.com.lb/dailystar/Pictures/2018/04/19/693983_img650x420_img650x420_crop.jpg Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami and his Iraqi counterpart Arfan al-Hayali listen to their countries' national anthems at the Ministry of Defense ...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2323
Views: 189113

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

The state bench tests of the AL-41F-1 engine have been completed As reported in the press release of United Engine-Building Corporation JSC , the final meeting of the State Commission for the turbojet engine AL-41F-1 concluded with the solemn presentation of the PJSC "UDK-UMPO" (part of t...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3523
Views: 592372

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

India Displays Big Missiles at Defense Show Two significant long-range missile programs were showcased at India’s DefExpo2018 event held in Chennai from April 11 to 14. India’s defense ministry and its Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) displayed a full-scale mockup of the ground-...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 16:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Media: Western armistice achieved truce, militants will leave three suburbs

Подробнее на ТАСС:
http://tass.ru/mezhdunarodnaya-panorama/5140991
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4247
Views: 624828

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Nostalgia and Genesis of India’s Submarine Force for the 21st Century Vice Admiral Arun Kumar Singh (Retd)

pg 41 https://www.indiannavy.nic.in/sites/def ... ck2018.pdf
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Bombshell: Professor Stuns MSNBC Panel On Syria

by Austin
19 Apr 2018 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

BBC interviews British Admiral Lord West who says it’s clear Assad didn’t use chemical weapons because that would be an idiot move for him & no proof for it. BBC host then tells West to stop exposing the lies because it will help Russian disinformation! foj29LIXpy4 Good Video , When he says he ...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

These days US officials at all level are openly threatening India to break or lower its relations with Russia in a very subtle way , this one one from US PACOM chief

US Pacific Command chief seeks to break down Russia's influence in India
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

HE is right Launch market is not the major money earner but Satellite and other services , there is no point in competing as major player in launch segment , They still do 30 launches in a year but commercially its not a major revenue earner compared to payload and other services.
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 10:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 417
Views: 32578

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

The build factor is a bottleneck for IAF on Tejas not its commitment
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Syria hands over to Russia two unexploded cruise missiles found after US strike - source More: http://tass.com/world/1000645 "Two cruise missiles that did not detonate during the US missile strike on Syria overnight to April 14 were found by the Syrian military. Both are in rather good conditi...
by Austin
19 Apr 2018 10:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5068
Views: 425708

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

I think Russian now fear that French have agreed to help India in Nuke Sub thus making Moscow lose major leverage to exploit $india. In theory yes but practically any Western country including the french has not given any thing substantial in transfer of technology to India , No single JV has come ...
by Austin
18 Apr 2018 22:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 251
Views: 49845

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pakis are certainly rattled by Gagan Shakti , IAF chief mentioned they have flown AWACS to monitor it
by Austin
18 Apr 2018 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1675
Views: 267218

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

This is gr8 news. But what needs to be kept in mind is that the IAF worked towards this exercise . Wars will not be fought according to a pre planned schedule. Keeping up a 90% availibility rate throught is going to be a tough ask. The IAF definately needs more numbers and hope the LCA helps in a b...
by Austin
18 Apr 2018 20:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11037
Views: 596194

Re: Levant crisis - III

Israeli intelligence reportedly says Trump's Syria strike failed, didn't take out much of anything Israeli intelligence officials have concluded that the US, UK, and France's missile strikes on Syria's suspected chemical weapons sites were a failure. Multiple Israeli government and military sources...

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