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by SSridhar
21 Apr 2018 07:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1107
Views: 176357

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

ramana wrote:The entire system looks like a hospital operating room Anesthesia system.

I have uploaded a picture of OBOGS in the DefExpo album. It was at such a place that I could not capture it very well. Nevertheless, . . . .
by SSridhar
20 Apr 2018 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Post Doklam, China offers to resume military drills with India - Pranab Dhal Samanta, Economic Times China has reached out to India with an offer to resume military exchanges that it had put on an unexplained hold just before last year’s Dokalam standoff, signaling an important shift ahead of defen...
by SSridhar
20 Apr 2018 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China defends Pakistan against Modi's 'terror export factory' remark - PTI China today backed its all-weather ally Pakistan and called on the international community to support its counter terrorism efforts after Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the neighbouring country as a "terror expo...
by SSridhar
20 Apr 2018 06:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 796
Views: 46802

Re: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood

‘IS plotted strikes on Jews in Mumbai, Ahmedabad' - Sarfaraz Shaikh, ToI Kasim Stimberwala and Ubaid Mirza of Surat, who were arrested in October 2017 by a Gujarat antiterrorist squad (ATS) on suspicion of being Islamic State (IS) operatives, had allegedly planned lone-wolf attacks on Jews near a s...
by SSridhar
19 Apr 2018 19:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2019
Views: 174339

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

The soft power of India - Chinmaya R Gharekhan, The Hindu There is a lot of talk these days, not so much among government circles as among the ‘strategic community’, about India being a major or even global power, with the capability, even responsibility, to play an ‘important role’ on the world st...
by SSridhar
19 Apr 2018 18:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China air force again circles Taiwan in “sacred mission” - Reuters Chinese aircraft have again flown around self-ruled Taiwan in what China's air force on Thursday called a “sacred mission” , as Taiwan denounced its big neighbour over what it called a policy of military intimidation. Taiwan, claime...
by SSridhar
19 Apr 2018 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China’s Fosun is 4th contender for Fortis hospitals business with $350-mn proposal Another field where the Chinese want to intrude in India. Fortis Healthcare Ltd (FHL) has received a fourth offer for its hospital chain business — this time from China’s Fosun International Group. The other groups t...
by SSridhar
18 Apr 2018 13:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Bob V, nice pictures.
by SSridhar
18 Apr 2018 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^ It was just not that alone. In mid-June 2011, Indian Navy detected a Chinese spy vessel that was disguised as a fishing trawler, picking up crucial Bathymetric data, currents of the Indian Ocean, the temperature at various depths and also very crucially, underwater obstructions and obstacles etc. ...
by SSridhar
17 Apr 2018 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

'Silk Road' plan intended to serve China's security goals, claims report - AP, ToI HONG KONG: A massive Chinese infrastructure programme that Beijing says is aimed at promoting global trade and economic growth is actually intended to expand the country's political influence and military presence, a...
by SSridhar
17 Apr 2018 19:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^ Fantastic. Delightful. I hope that was the message conveyed over the air waves to the APEF. I remember INS Airavat.
by SSridhar
17 Apr 2018 19:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1107
Views: 176357

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

This is the first time that the Tejas is taking part in a serious war game. It has to be tempered in fire and that is what is happening. Impressive indeed.
by SSridhar
16 Apr 2018 18:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Kakarat, nice pictures.
by SSridhar
16 Apr 2018 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3535
Views: 597843

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

The dimensions (20m, 3.2m, 70t) all pinpoint MIRVd Agni-VI. Very obvious.
by SSridhar
15 Apr 2018 17:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

60,000 people visited the naval ships, says IN
by SSridhar
15 Apr 2018 15:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Added another dozen or so photos with caption to my album here. That completes all my uploads.
by SSridhar
14 Apr 2018 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3535
Views: 597843

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

India moves to reduce its reliance on Russia's defence imports - NC Bipindra, Economic Times India is reducing its dependence on Russia for critical defence programs, with the joint venture BrahMos missile set to be guided by a locally-developed target tracking device in the next year. India’s defe...
by SSridhar
14 Apr 2018 17:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

shiv wrote:What was that IIR seeker for. Which mijjile?

Shiv, no missile was mentioned. It was just a stand-alone display. My guess is that (from the over-used display-mount) it was an earlier version of RCI's IIR seeker.
by SSridhar
14 Apr 2018 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Nice work SSridhar! Thanks for sharing the pix. Interesting kit on display. Any idea if the army is going to order the 8x8 WhAP or it still undecided? maz, thanks. I went yesterday and most of the stalls were womanned/manned not by anybody who could answer questions. Only in two stalls, did I get s...
by SSridhar
14 Apr 2018 13:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

RM should take steps to acquire this place for more such events. TNHRC owns the land so it cannot be bought or sold, it can be developed and rented for commercial purposes though. From road to the waters is all protected land under cez laws, no construction can come up to from 500m to the sea . Tha...
by SSridhar
14 Apr 2018 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Added more pictures here
by SSridhar
14 Apr 2018 09:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

This land should be reserved for such events. Or else real estate will swallow it soon Absolutely. This is an excellent location for display by all three services simultaneously. In fact, naval assets can come so close to the shore too. RM should take steps to acquire this place for more such event...
by SSridhar
13 Apr 2018 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Prem Kumar, there is a huge parking space but it gets filled up quickly. So, be there as early as possible. Parking is right across the entry point. I understand that tomorrow would be free. The crowd could be huge if one goes by today's standards. Backpacks are allowed. Water is available in plenty...
by SSridhar
13 Apr 2018 21:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Some unprocessed, un-watermarked pictures here
by SSridhar
12 Apr 2018 19:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3535
Views: 597843

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

https://theprint.in/security/a-setback-for-indian-missile-programme-snag-hits-quick-reaction-missile-test/48577/ "India’s missile development programme is going through a rough patch, with another snag hitting the home-made quick reaction surface-to-air missile (QRSAM) during tests at the Bala...
by SSridhar
12 Apr 2018 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2450
Views: 411515

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

If ISRO can pull it off and I hope they do, it will be nothing short of miraculous. This is the normal strategy of management to give hope to stakeholder, till the incident fades away from memory. So don't expect any miracle! Having said that, ISRO has achieved phenomenal success through the years ...
by SSridhar
12 Apr 2018 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 201230

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Pakistan Asking For Islamic Justice ( Aka Blood Money AKA US Moolah ) For That Accident Victim." That's very funny because the last time the blood money (diya) was paid was in the Raymond Davis case. Finally, it turned out that GoP paid the diya, not the US. So, Pakistan should not 'demand' di...
by SSridhar
11 Apr 2018 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 715
Views: 82864

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Xi Jinping defends BRI; says China has no geo-political calculations - PTI Oh, yeah ! C hinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday strongly defended his ambitious multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying China has no "geo-political calculations" but skirted concerns over it...
by SSridhar
11 Apr 2018 07:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2450
Views: 411515

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

If ISRO can pull it off and I hope they do, it will be nothing short of miraculous.
by SSridhar
11 Apr 2018 07:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Munro statue or Flagstaff road? I was thinking of going to the port trust gate near the War memorial and start from there. It's also the entrance closest to INS Adyar and space to form a waiting line. It's only a guess, though. I am not exactly aware of from where. But, I would rule out Monroe Stat...
by SSridhar
11 Apr 2018 07:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Kakarat wrote:I think many of us are visiting the ships on 13th so why not have a BR meet at the ship itself?

I think you should have.

Unfortunately, because of personal reasons, I had to plan for 13th to visit DefExpo.
by SSridhar
10 Apr 2018 19:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 201230

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Declining Terror, Rising Instability - Ajit Kumar Singh, SAIR of South Asia Terrorism Portal 10 people, including six Policemen, were killed and another 35 were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a check post outside the Tablighi Jamaat Markaz in Raiwind town of Lahore, the provinci...
by SSridhar
10 Apr 2018 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 201230

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Pakis Assert Themselves In The Name Of Their Honour And Dignity - The "Famous" Echendee Pakistan deports Chinese engineers who thrashed policemen in Khanewal It is pertinent to note that the heathen Cheenis were looking for the local Red Light Area, where they can be able to "satisfy...
by SSridhar
10 Apr 2018 14:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

I am visiting the ships on 13th, its unfortunate I might not be able to meet you. Will try to retun back to the venue if possible after the ship visit and if possible meet you outside the venue Kakarat, the ship visit will possible take the whole day. I understand that visitors are being taken in b...
by SSridhar
10 Apr 2018 14:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

PRC meanwhile is out toneuter and defang its taller than ocean ally TSP. Here's a fresh pic showing the cheenis making the Pak PM do a stool test.... the chair (err, stool) they gave him is so luxurious, the chap's impressive girth is half bulging out only... Terrible ! Also, look at the body langu...
by SSridhar
10 Apr 2018 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Bob V wrote:
Prasad wrote:Anyone going from adyar, mylapore side? Sridhar saar? No vandi :(


I'm closer to you but don't have a vehicle too. Will have to take a taxi, all the way.

I am going on the 13th. Can pick you two on that day. Send me mail .
Added later: You also have PM.
by SSridhar
09 Apr 2018 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

After ‘gift’ return, India calls Maldives’ bluff on Dornier - Sachin Parashar, ToI Top government sources revealed to TOI that the Yameen government had not just refused to renew the LoE for the ALH operating from Addu atoll but had also not responded to an advance offer by India to renew the LoE f...
by SSridhar
09 Apr 2018 08:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Kakarat wrote: . . . but if i go I will try to find out

Thanks
by SSridhar
08 Apr 2018 17:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 325
Views: 25815

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Kakarat, what about parking facilities? Enough space? How far away etc?
by SSridhar
07 Apr 2018 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1419
Views: 149225

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

CHINA MILITARY TELLS RUSSIA 'WE'VE COME TO SUPPORT YOU' AGAINST U.S. http://www.newsweek.com/china-military-tells-russia-weve-come-support-you-against-us-870070?utm_campaign=NewsweekTwitter&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social So, Russia would become the 24th province with 23rd being Pakist...

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