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by arvin
17 Mar 2019 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 109
Views: 5123

Re: Shri Manohar parrikar condolence thread

Heartfelt condolences.....Rest in peace sir.
Put new life into Tejas program within a short time of taking over as DM.
by arvin
16 Mar 2019 08:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1387
Views: 173230

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Best bet for our WVR design will be data from Astra. R 73 appears to have exotic shape control surfaces on its warhead probably modeled by some soviet era mathematician.
by arvin
14 Mar 2019 18:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5238
Views: 407063

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Design decision of MCAS acting like a 'third pilot' with ability to give commands to flight computer to move the control surfaces, overriding the pilot is interesting. Looks like they will have to go thru many iterations before validating this combination. Situation similar to fly by wire A320 in th...
by arvin
12 Mar 2019 22:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5238
Views: 407063

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Atleast Airbus GTF problem were partly remedied by shorter inspection time and stopping long overflights over water. It was in the hands of operator to do something about it. But how to they rectify a piece of code that apparently gets confused between take off nose up and stall nose up.
by arvin
12 Mar 2019 20:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5238
Views: 407063

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

B0ing has been on big ticket ad campaign for the past few months since lion air crash. Major revenue for big media houses. To keep mouth shut, eyes closed and not poke nose into this nose down affair.
by arvin
12 Mar 2019 16:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5238
Views: 407063

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

yesterday wion tv was pretty aggresive on this issue. Went as far as recommending calling up the airline before flight to check if its max8 flight or not.
In india, looks like spicejet (13 nos) operates it mainly on international flights.
by arvin
11 Mar 2019 18:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5238
Views: 407063

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/03/ ... 22387.html
china, indonesia and ethiopia ground max 8 jets. Other countries should also follow suit. MCAS seems to be jugaad of the highest order.
by arvin
11 Mar 2019 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 306689

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

If sanctioned squadron strength (42 ??)for a two front war is the criteria for the 110 deal (6 squadrons), shoudnt navy's 57 plane deal (3 squadrons) be added to the mix that will go into war fighting. These planes sure can be deployed from air force bases in north and east when the need arises or i...
by arvin
09 Mar 2019 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 306689

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

Modi had clearly mentioned rafale and the absence of it in one of his recent speeeches. Clearly the views in the above article will be shared by many in the govt and iaf. Events in the last 2 weeks should have made national security a priority over screwdrivergiri. Time to scrap the 110 plane tender...
by arvin
28 Feb 2019 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3678
Views: 368904

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Aim 120 c getting into the picture now is sure to effect LM chances of selling the pregnant pig F- 21 to iaf.
Anyway I cant imagine and able to fit F21 in any role on what has been done by our mig 21 bison, mirage and su 30 over the past 2 days.
by arvin
26 Feb 2019 19:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124913

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Kakarat wrote:Just for viewing pleasure Mirage 2000 testing Spice2000
https://twitter.com/writetake/status/784698006637580288
#IAFDAY Photo Feature on #ASTE:Moulding air warriors & flyingmachines


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#Want some Spice, will have an entirely different for pakis from now on.
by arvin
21 Dec 2018 10:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5238
Views: 407063

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

As per new plan, this 2000 crore would be the last infusion into Air india. 30K cr out of 50k cr debt will be transfed to a SPV. This will be recovered by sale of assets, lands and subsidiary sale. So some breathing space provided by way of capital infusion and debt relief. Now it is upto AI workers...
by arvin
04 Dec 2018 18:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 620
Views: 95072

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

gr8 news.! vaguely remember reading somewhere, Navy was planning an electric propulsion for the vessel due to advances in battery tech. Diesel gen will charge the batteries instead of engine turning the prop. Emals would have been a drain requiring a seperate power pack and added mechanical complexi...
by arvin
02 Dec 2018 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

BJP making significant inroads into local or assembly would be rather slow affair. Till such time their role would be confined to organize protests and bandhs when nutcase like PV take liberties on hindu beliefs. Commies are well entrenched as local body leadership is strong. People will turn to com...
by arvin
24 Nov 2018 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3228
Views: 428790

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

... The problem as I see it is BLR-HYD. While the demand between the cities is very good (1 lakh one-way pax per month according to DCGA), as of now, there are no mid-way points to generate additional revenue. Cities like Ananthapur or Kurnool are not big economic engines to drive a lot of traffic....
by arvin
19 Nov 2018 07:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://www.ndtv.com/kerala-news/it-min ... es-1949369

KJ Alphons, union minister. to visit sabarimala today to check pilgrim facilities.
by arvin
18 Nov 2018 09:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Personally, I am against the BJP tactic of causing deliberate unrest in all Southern states. It is always better to keep devotion & politics as two separate entities. Commies wont be dismissed. The issue would be kept on slow boil till 2019. Protests can hardly be called unrest. Unrest is AAP's...
by arvin
16 Nov 2018 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Kerala Govt Planning to Let Women Visit Sabarimala Temple on Separate Days, Says Pinarayi Vijayan Vijayan said he would talk to the head priest as well as representatives of the Pandalam palace to see if the plan can be implemented. https://www.news18.com/amp/news/india/kerala-govt-planning-to-let-...
by arvin
16 Nov 2018 08:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Roundna looks fine. Either words will convey the message.
by arvin
05 Nov 2018 18:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sabarimala: Pillai’s controversial remark irks BJP. BJP's idiotic state leadership continues to damage the whole cause at Sabari Mala. This fellow makes a grand statement that the chief priest had consulted him before deciding to close down the temple when police came with the two women. And then g...
by arvin
31 Oct 2018 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

UP with far complex caste and region equations fell into the lap, albeit with a little help of demonetization.
Here to chances seem bright if cards are played right.
Coincidentaly Save sabarimala Rath yathra will begin on nov 8, 2nd anniversary of demonetization.
by arvin
30 Oct 2018 22:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

It would be interesting to see how congress will explain RaGa's stand to its electorate. Raga and Commies are on the same page.
by arvin
29 Oct 2018 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Regd the petition by 4 women, high court has this to say. The state government, in its reply, said if the pilgrim was a devotee, all the necessary arrangements would be provided for a safe pilgrimage. The court told the women that it had nothing to do in this regard as the government has assured saf...
by arvin
29 Oct 2018 19:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Vratham is mandatory.

So chances of review in judgement seems high on nov 13. His outbursts in kannur yestrday stems from this confidence.
by arvin
29 Oct 2018 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

BJP to hold 5 day rath yatra from kasargod to pathanamthita.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 406309.cms

They will plan it to pass thru pinarayi, CM's village. Strategy is to provoke him to do something stupid.
by arvin
28 Oct 2018 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I am just having a hope SC might review its judgement on account of following reasons as seen in light of what happened in last 2 weeks 1.) Almost Zero interest among common hindu women devotees (10 - 50) particularly from kerala to visit the temple. In fact they are ok with curent tradition. 2.) 10...
by arvin
28 Oct 2018 15:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1194
Views: 230401

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

iirc, japan and navantia didnt respond to the rfi. So we have only 4 contenders here.
by arvin
27 Oct 2018 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Loved the bit of Amit shah becoming the first passenger to walk through kannur airport.(IATA code : CNN) :P PV may have set side that privelege for some wealthy sheikh who must have donated generously in the recently concluded world begging challenge* he has just returned from. Tentative date for in...
by arvin
27 Oct 2018 15:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Shah also mention dyfi getting enrolled in the garb of special police. So every move of commie govt under microscope.
by arvin
26 Oct 2018 09:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Smriti iranis comments yesterday shows center is keenly following the developments. Meanwhile our dear sakhav Pinarayi Vijayan is doing everything possible to alienate Hindus. While every other opposition party from congress to mamta is going all out to woo hindu vote bank by way of rebranding (shiv...
by arvin
23 Oct 2018 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Throwing out of rehana now makes sense. Must be at the insistence of IUML, congress's best chum in kerala and UDF parther. Strategy to win hindu votes as part of new rebranding as shiv bhakt.
by arvin
23 Oct 2018 13:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/politics/kerala-cm-pinarayi-vijayan-hits-out-at-bjp-rss-for-violent-agitation-in-sabarimala-3075021.html Sakhav pinarayi vijayan crediting RSS for the agitation that had popular support across kerala. Right from the horses mouth. The incidents of preventing women in...
by arvin
21 Oct 2018 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

please remove the first pic. its NSFW.
by arvin
21 Oct 2018 15:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://deccanchronicle.com/nation/curr ... -rain.html

Didnt see SP manju's name in last two pages. She tried to go up yesterday but had to come back. As per link has 14 cases against her.
by arvin
20 Oct 2018 07:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

chetak wrote:[b]Any more "proof" needed of the deviousness of the GoKL??

New York Times scribe, suhasini raj with" comrade" yechh uri


That is teesta 'settle' vad not suhasini with commie churi.
by arvin
19 Oct 2018 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3228
Views: 428790

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/arti ... jab/301717

Train mows down people in amritsar watching dusshera celebration using rail tracks as viewing gallery. Sad state of affairs. :evil:
by arvin
19 Oct 2018 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Was passing from palakad to malapuram today via road. Saw big RSS gatherings today in both districts in evening. Cadres were being carted in Trucks. Probably routine. But sight was reassuring.
by arvin
18 Oct 2018 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156035

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The kerala govt is already acting like 82nd Airborne , forcing down its preference on the temple.
Au contraire, the central govt has been sympathetic also making a observation that SC had been selective in its judgement.
by arvin
08 Oct 2018 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 959
Views: 130984

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Quite possible. This includes the recent notices issued for nirav and choksi. In fact ED blamed interpol for leaking its information to the key accused. https://indianexpress.com/article/business/pnb-fraud-case-ed-tells-interpol-to-desist-from-leaking-info-to-mehul-choksi-5347785/ In a communication...

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