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by Austin
17 Jan 2019 11:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 762
Views: 92137

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Turkey refuses to cancel S-400 order, risking F-35 delivery again 10 JANUARY, 2019 SOURCE: FLIGHTGLOBAL.COM BY: GARRETT REIM LOS ANGELES Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country would consider buying Raytheon-made Patriot missiles from the US government, but would not cancel its o...
by Austin
16 Jan 2019 21:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1525
Views: 205630

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

The third prototype of the Strategic Unmanned reconnaissance vehicle "Altair" in the skies over Kazanyu.

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by Austin
16 Jan 2019 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3534
Views: 371739

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Kestrel looking good
by Austin
16 Jan 2019 13:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3808
Views: 523768

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Convoy were mostly Toyotas and funding were from Rich private Saudi citizen ( just a psedu name for Saudi government ) ....IS were Sunni Wahabi folks
by Austin
15 Jan 2019 18:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 762
Views: 92137

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

its always cheap and easy being a vassal of the khan and doing small scale stuff with "permission" like italy,uk,japan,korea strategic independence and avoiding the temptation of easy sugar on the table takes the mindset of a yogi. france are with khan in pretty much every misadventure of...
by Austin
15 Jan 2019 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2930
Views: 297972

Re: International Military Discussion

Thanks Austin. Do you mean the Hypersonic glider alone flew 6000km..? I want to know how much distance the glider alone can fly once its detached from the mother missile. Of coarse total range will be dependent of what mother missile is used to throw the hypersonic glider and can be any of the numb...
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1392
Views: 160492

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

First Nuclear Deterrence Patrol Marks Major Step for Indian Submarine Force

https://news.usni.org/2018/11/12/first- ... rine-force
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11818
Views: 747644

Re: Levant crisis - III

Austin - yes, but the IAF appears to be stepping up the frequency of these air-launched cruise missile strikes from Lebanese airspace. Apparently the Isrealis are hiding behind civilian airliners trying to trick the Syrians into shooting one down. Typical ratty behavior that we've come to expect fr...
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 19:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3808
Views: 523768

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

27 Chinooks loss in Afghanistan are you sure ? how is that loss so big against those Taliban ?
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3534
Views: 371739

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

The FICV and New MBT will definitely come but the time lines will be stretched in decades , after all the T and BMP will have to be replaced eventually. Unless Army can increase the OPEX ratio from 87:13 to 60:40 where 40 % is CAPEX they cannot plan much less buy any thing new in numbers. GOI should...
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3534
Views: 371739

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Singha guru read my snippet on IA dhagha

With 13 % just available for modernisation IA can just hope for BMP and T's series upgrade there is no money for any thing else.
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 14:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 446158

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Was reading India Today latest issue which has interview with IA Chief worth reading the whole thing but 2 points that stand out 1 ) Shocked to know when Army Chief says 87 % of IA Budget expenditure is for OPEX which is Salaries,Fuel etc and just 13 % left of modernisation , if left unchecked in fe...
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3271
Views: 409602

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

In broadband noise any thing below 80dB is extremely quite
by Austin
14 Jan 2019 13:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3271
Views: 409602

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

Suppose to be the most authoritive work on Sub quietening available in open source via Norman Polmar

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by Austin
14 Jan 2019 12:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1187
Views: 121920

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China is a house of cards, it will collapse on its own: David Stockman

by Austin
14 Jan 2019 09:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4203
Views: 212871

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Gundlach Warns U.S. Economy Is Floating on ‘an Ocean of Debt’ (Bloomberg) -- Jeffrey Gundlach said yet again that the U.S. economy is gorging on debt. Echoing many of the themes from his annual "Just Markets" webcast on Tuesday, Gundlach took part in a round-table of 10 of Wall Street’s s...
by Austin
13 Jan 2019 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3271
Views: 409602

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

Algerian Navy inducted two built in Russia Kilo submarine project 06361 On January 9, 2019, at the Algerian Naval Base, the Navy of the Algeria, in the presence of the Chief of the General Staff of the National People’s Army of Algeria, Army General Ahmad Gayd Salah, was held at the Algerian naval ...
by Austin
13 Jan 2019 13:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4203
Views: 212871

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Jeff Gundlach recomends Short Term High Quality Bond to preserve wealth in 2019 ,Unfortunately in India they have stopped selling High Quality Gsec bond after recent changes by MF ....Now its just 10 Year GSec :cry:
by Austin
13 Jan 2019 13:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4203
Views: 212871

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

A high-quality bond portfolio is 2019's best bet, says DoubleLine's Gundlach

by Austin
13 Jan 2019 13:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1187
Views: 121920

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

What does China own in the U.S.? | CNBC Explains

by Austin
13 Jan 2019 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1688
Views: 248727

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

Rafale Deal: Comprehensive data analysis of the cost proves that India has got a far better deal compared to 2007- Rohit Vats With narrow political interests guiding the discourse on the subject, by both political parties and many ‘analysts’, the true picture has got lost. And deliberate misinforma...
by Austin
13 Jan 2019 00:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4860
Views: 364604

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

It is not just about their pay in low viability condition they would want to have that facility at the airport.
by Austin
12 Jan 2019 19:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 753
Views: 112040

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

India Plays "Indispensable Role" In Afghanistan: Russian Foreign Minister NEW DELHI: Russia Wednesday said India's role in Afghanistan is "indispensable" and complimented it for carrying out various developmental initiatives. The comments by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Serge...
by Austin
12 Jan 2019 16:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11818
Views: 747644

Re: Levant crisis - III

WATCH Syrian Army Repel Israeli Attack on Damascus

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/2019 ... le-strike/
by Austin
12 Jan 2019 12:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4860
Views: 364604

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Few pilots I have interacted with spoke about lack of Cat 2 and Cat 3 being a hindrance for BIAL , They would rather have this first than any other thing there. Again this is just an informal conversation with them cant really confirm
by Austin
12 Jan 2019 10:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4860
Views: 364604

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

atleast for a ATR72 sized ac they can both buy a DO328 design to work on production aspects and in parallel get NAL to design a C130 sized plane that GOI will fund, a dual role austere airline and military cargo plane like the DC3 dakota used to be Indeed , there is no will or desire among any goi ...
by Austin
11 Jan 2019 21:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4860
Views: 364604

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

instead of never ending promises and EGOMs for the RTA, why dont we make a start by buying the rights and start producing, while in parallel looking to upsize this sound design? but then our NAL gods probably want to design the last nut and bolt inhouse! ... as a never ending science project than a...
by Austin
11 Jan 2019 10:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 762
Views: 92137

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Came in todays TOI quoting seatle times , seems 737 has serious issue with its rudders , rudder’s propensity to deflect on its own

A question of safety or ethics: The Boeing 737
by Austin
11 Jan 2019 10:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4860
Views: 364604

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Came in todays TOI quoting seatle times , seems 737 has serious issue with its rudders , rudder’s propensity to deflect on its own

A question of safety or ethics: The Boeing 737

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