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by shaun
18 Oct 2020 09:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067076

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looks like IMF is in with BIF, the claim the BD per Capita Income is Higwash, The Taka has depriciated like the Indian rupee and given Electricity consumption etc. it is clear that Per capita Income using a lot of factors like population growth, 2020- they are predicting BD economy growth- how? The...
by shaun
07 Oct 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830910

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) Team NEXT IASby Team NEXT IASAugust 4, 2020 In News- The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) has ensured essential immunization services during the COVID pandemic. It is being implemented under the National Health Mission (NHM) by the Ministr...
by shaun
05 Oct 2020 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

comparing this with Anti Submarine ROCket ASROC Emerges of China

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by shaun
05 Oct 2020 15:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Successful Flight Test of SMART Posted On: 05 OCT 2020 1:26PM by PIB Delhi Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) has been successfully flight tested today 5th Oct 2020 at 1145 hrs from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. All the mission objectives including missile flight upto t...
by shaun
03 Oct 2020 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4590
Views: 757104

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

During Obama time also backog was cleared once, These happens once or twice in a decade...USCIS has their own calculations... govt just uses that as per their own timings
by shaun
30 Sep 2020 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316124

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/money-faulty-ammo-100-howitzers-army-internal-report-1726586-2020-09-29 Listed under the heading 'Casualties due to OFB manufactured ammunition and armament', the report notes 27 troops and others have been killed in faulty ammunition accidents since 2014, with...
by shaun
19 Sep 2020 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045617

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

So the hoopla around development of Indigenous space suite was a hoopla after all Saar, I haven't seen any ISRO promise for Indigenous space suit. They promised a local capsule modelled on Soyuz, manned by 4 strapping , good looking desi IAF men with Russian training, and by God, they will deliver!...
by shaun
19 Sep 2020 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045617

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Gaganyaan: Space suits for India’s first manned space mission astronauts under production in Russia. Russian research and development enterprise ‘Zvezda’ has started manufacturing of space suits for the Indian astronauts, who are likely to be part of India’s first manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’, ...
by shaun
17 Sep 2020 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316124

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Would like to know a few things: 1) How many shells were fired from the suspect gun? 2) What was the vinatge of the shell? Year of mfg and the fuze? 3) What are the bore dimension of the remaining intact barrel? 4) What wass the pedigree of the Charge? Was it a quick burn creating too much energy? ...
by shaun
01 Sep 2020 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

pushkar.bhat wrote:
pankajs wrote:IF we are at Black top and Reqin then the Chinese position(s) around the Spanggur gap too becomes untenable.


Absolutely, that is a given +1
by shaun
21 Aug 2020 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083410

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

fanne wrote:could be hit job from Print

Yes definitely ...when is the last time you heard about exact number of aircraft from IAF inventory, deployed and the ORPs out of them. IAF have shown its confidence by deploying tejas in a forward base recently
by shaun
29 Jul 2020 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067076

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.ibtimes.co.in/defence-minis ... =suggested

Will this bring the much need change in our procurement policy ??
by shaun
26 Jul 2020 11:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 205569

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

The unfortunate reality is Arjun or any MII defense system is destined to fail except in the cases there is a serious will in the respect force (like Indian Navy) or in the political leadership. Its good , the forces , albeit Vets coming in support of indigenous equipment. We knew all along there i...
by shaun
26 Jul 2020 03:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 205569

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

"In our armament trials we place overmuch stress on issues that are of marginal imp. For MBT ARJUN ATGM firing through gun has become a make or break issue. Whereas in A-tk engagements gun tube ATGM engagements by tanks will be rare. The KE fired by the gun will be primary mode" https://mo...
by shaun
24 Jul 2020 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 205569

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Pic Courtesy Twitter Shwetabh Singh Rajput

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by shaun
23 Jul 2020 00:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 205569

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Coming from Karan@rathorekaran17 "Centurion was better protected. Poona Horse tanks were hit repeatedly without penetration, they continued to fight. Connect this with Arjun MBT Issues. 3. Centurion fires superior anti tank ammunition penetrating Patton at 2000m. Patton 90 mm AP could not pene...
by shaun
19 Jul 2020 13:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 205569

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Coming from Karan@rathorekaran17 "Centurion was better protected. Poona Horse tanks were hit repeatedly without penetration, they continued to fight. Connect this with Arjun MBT Issues. 3. Centurion fires superior anti tank ammunition penetrating Patton at 2000m. Patton 90 mm AP could not penet...
by shaun
06 Jul 2020 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

My apologies if posted earlier Retired and hurt PLA veterans could become a force against the Chinese Communist Party regime By Jianli Yang - - Monday, June 29, 2020 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, during a regular press conference on June 22, was asked to confirm t...
by shaun
29 Jun 2020 09:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Our indigenous defence acquisition is in doldrums and no push for private capabilities , biting our government big time in formulating strategies countering chin because war can not be fought with imported weapons against an adversary which have its own huge MIC. Only With pakis having imported weap...
by shaun
23 Jun 2020 16:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

AdityaM wrote:click for a surprise video

https://twitter.com/MjaVinod/status/127 ... 91616?s=20

Ok, so its not ours. please ignore


USMC
by shaun
20 Jun 2020 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

That's this guy is beyond redemption nd highly compromised "Through 15 rounds of the Joint Working Group and Experts Group meetings, China has refused to exchange maps with India in which both sides mark their perceptions of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) along the Ladakh and Arunachal Prades...
by shaun
20 Jun 2020 01:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I guess we need to wait for few weeks ... PM's speech what ever he is telling is in contrast to EAM's telephonic call..

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by shaun
19 Jun 2020 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Why this non sense being peddled ?? GOI is quite aware that a large buildup is going on but what it have to do with the latest incidence. ? After lengthy negotiation , we did a huge mistake trusting the chinese to honor the agreed process of disengagement & pull back to points agreed by senior ...
by shaun
19 Jun 2020 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

This thing has been developing for over a month now with Chinese troops moving in strength - and everyone saw it. While idiot “analysts” on Twitter were warning us about this in the most vocal possible fashion, GOI was underplaying the whole thing, treating it like an ordinary incursion - which the...
by shaun
09 Jun 2020 01:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5560
Views: 1179594

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^There is this op-ed in marketwatch on US stock market by a desi guy Nigam Arora. On economists, I quote him: The stock market rallied Friday on stunningly strong May jobs data, which economists got completely backwards There were some flaws in the calculations, but bears shouldn’t take comfort. He...
by shaun
09 Jun 2020 01:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Considering Gobar Times , deterrence might work with Chinese , using both mobilization of assets and it's relevant PR , magnifying it 10 times while GOI can play test matches at the negotiation table. It definitely will give bargaing power to us.
by shaun
09 Jun 2020 00:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830910

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Sero survey results out, actual infection hundred to two hundred times of the reported numbers. https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2020/jun/08/15-30--people-in-many-containment-areas-exposed-to-covid-19-reveals-icmrs-serosurvey-2153893.html Sounds almost too good to be true. Sample size seems ...
by shaun
03 Jun 2020 08:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083410

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

So IAF have committed to procure altogether 18 squadrons of different variants of LCA as per HVT
by shaun
30 May 2020 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 205569

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

anupamd wrote:http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2020/05/india-china-border-row-dont-read-too.html?m=1

This article has a picture of Indian Army transporting Arjun Mk1 MBT near Indo China LAC. If true, this is a good boost for Arjun.

Not truck based transport as mentioned in the article , seems to be photoshopped
by shaun
30 May 2020 15:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 741524

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Courtesy https://swarajyamag.com/defence/a-phenomenal-pokhran-mission-from-site-selection-to-shaft-sinking Pokhran-II: From Site Selection To Shaft Sinking—A First-Hand Account Of How 113 Engineer Regiment Made 1998 Nuclear Tests Possible by Major General Mrinal Suman - Nov 03, 2018, 11:55 am https:...
by shaun
29 May 2020 22:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835067

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

My book `2022, India's two front war' (Kindle/ Amazon) talks of exactly this point. Among other things I look at how the Chinese merchant trade can be hit badly, because they are very vulnerable at certain choke-points. It would require more cooperation between friendly navies, but that is happenin...
by shaun
28 May 2020 13:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835067

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

A word on Chinese BM threat: Conventional BM are NOT war winning weapons. Iranians fired 8-10 BM at American bases. It required a high definition image of the base to even find the damage. Houthis fired numerous BM on Saudi airport. What was the result? BM & CM are glorified 250KG & 900KG b...
by shaun
28 May 2020 13:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835067

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

For those who fear the long war leading to our defeat, have we considered the effect of the long blockade of sea lines and destruction of the merchant shipping of China in IOA? I mean why we are thinking that our Navy will keep quite in the event of war. We have used it during the Kargil effectivel...
by shaun
28 May 2020 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083410

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Philip wrote:An historic day,but depressingly not a single trainer delivered so far.....

Sir LCA simulator is one of the best in its class , how you think IAF operationalize squadron so quickly .
by shaun
28 May 2020 11:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835067

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Army top brass discusses Ladakh situation during commanders conference

https://www.aninews.in/news/national/ge ... 527212035/

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