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by Gyan
22 Oct 2018 19:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3033
Views: 337358

Re: Indus Water Treaty

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1830216/1-india-rejects-pakistan-demand-chenab-dams-inspection/ India rejects Pakistan demand for Chenab dams' inspection India has refused to permit Pakistan from inspecting controversial water projects being built on the Chenab, Express News reported on Saturday. Paki...
by Gyan
21 Oct 2018 22:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

If Congress goes D then Deep State & China will hit back through it & make Trump life hell.
by Gyan
21 Oct 2018 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 699
Views: 90394

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

I wonder whether Trump will go through with third round of Chinese Tariffs & also hit German auto exports.

France wants to draw a redline on agricultural imports & sacrifice Germans to Trump actions.
by Gyan
20 Oct 2018 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Any views on US Mid terms? Are Republicans going to loose both Senate and or Congress?
by Gyan
20 Oct 2018 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 159537

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

I wonder if LCA Mark 2 is adopting the design philosophy of F16XL? Whether we can understand LCA MK2 Better by looking at F-16XL? Some Good open source Research based Articles on (Cranked Delta Wing of) F-16XL (rather than fan boy estimates) https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/elega...
by Gyan
19 Oct 2018 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882695

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

DRDO & IAF is going USAF way by concentrating on adding on gliding wings unlike France & Russian philosophy of heavy boosted bombs & rockets
by Gyan
19 Oct 2018 02:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533187

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

UAE minister may just be feeding us some photo ops while pushing Carcal 816 rifle
by Gyan
19 Oct 2018 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4233
Views: 685647

Re: Small Arms Thread

MCIWS is basically a modernised HK 416.
by Gyan
19 Oct 2018 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882695

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

ramana wrote:
prasannasimha wrote:The roll/tumble issue has been sorted out and it has undergone trials with a CEP of 10 m.


Even upgraded Mig 27s with new electronics were getting 11m with dumb bombs.
So laser guided 10 m CEP is not an achievement.


It is an achievement depending on how the bomb was released.
by Gyan
19 Oct 2018 00:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882695

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Gyan, That small parachute to pull the main parachute is called drogue and technology was open source for decades. I am also not saying that it was any major breakthrough. It is just that DRDO got stuck for a few years on a small issue, to make the point that these things happen till we are able to...
by Gyan
18 Oct 2018 11:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882695

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Sometimes reverse engineering does not work. DRDO tried reverse engineering known design in Sudarshan but fail to make it work. There after they went for a new design and hopefully it is working. For instance, in Lakshya UAV DRDO could not get the recovery as the parachute would not open properly. T...
by Gyan
15 Oct 2018 11:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 699
Views: 90394

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Bloomberg is anti Trump, anti tariffs & pro Chinese Imports. Why will it come up with a fake story?
by Gyan
15 Oct 2018 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 236011

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Business has to be done with practical approach and mutual benefit. India has huge benefit of trade and service surplus with USA of almost USD 100 Billion dollars. USA knows it. Our trade deficit is primarily due to oil, gold and Chinese crap. We should go out of way to give unilateral benefits to U...
by Gyan
15 Oct 2018 08:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The main problem of Indian Economy is super massive onslaught of underinvoiced cheap dumped Chinese Goods.
by Gyan
10 Oct 2018 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533187

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

:I hope that HAL produces 12 LCA this year & admins can ban me for being an anti HAL troll. 2 flown, 10 to go. :D
by Gyan
09 Oct 2018 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4233
Views: 685647

Re: Small Arms Thread

DRDO also developed two prototypes of 7.62*51 rifle based on Sig but it has been killed quickly to prevent interference with import.
by Gyan
09 Oct 2018 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 159537

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

LCA already has a huuge draggy wing. Rather than adding canard, perhaps it would be better to adopt AMCA wing design or layout. (without internal bay off course)
by Gyan
09 Oct 2018 07:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

There is a very huge body of Indian origin lawyers in USA. Sci fi type nerds should try to make common ground with Constitution type jerks. Pie & Ice Cream.
by Gyan
07 Oct 2018 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I think Clinton had affairs with numerous women from position of power. There is also grapevine rumour that he gifted WTO membership to China due to affair with some Ms Lin.
by Gyan
07 Oct 2018 08:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Imp: potential legal Challenges to Trump tariff policy is dead before arrival unless BK is one of those, let's forget the past & I will help you stab my friends in the back. I am personally of the opinion that real fight is over economy, trade, military industrial complex, dollar supremacy while...
by Gyan
06 Oct 2018 10:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533187

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

That will mean only 6-7 LCA in one financial year ie 2018-19? Yes, 7. They are behind schedule. But they will catch up soon. If they deliver 11-16 in (Oct to March), that's 6 aircraft in 6 months. I regret to note that fits in with my assessment & CAG two year old report that production line fo...
by Gyan
06 Oct 2018 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Dr Ford seems to be JNU type liberal feeding off University teat for many a degrees, staying away from real world work. Can experts comment?

Also no videos of Dr giving routine lectures & seminars to show that she is not baby voice kid?

What's her current take from website donations?
by Gyan
05 Oct 2018 23:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Liberal Mafia is hell bent on imposing fascist idiology against democracy by controlling the narrative & freedom of speech
by Gyan
05 Oct 2018 22:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533187

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

On Mk1, I came to know of something yesterday which made my lungi flutter quite a lot. I wanted to share it with you, but I was told to hold back a little longer till the TPs can explore that part a bit more. Will let you know as soon as I know. Will make all of you very happy. And then IDRW can go...
by Gyan
05 Oct 2018 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Lalmohan, I agree with this proposition but it has only one problem Your proposition is based on the assumption that Saud family did not control Obama So, in fact Obama was acting independently to protect American interest even at the cost of its relations with saud family But all the rumours seem t...
by Gyan
05 Oct 2018 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Is US the new empire or does the empire control US The real Empire has been in operation since 1649. The nominal Anglo Empire, actually controlled by a “power elite” of financial interests like the Rothschilds, operated through Britain until the 20th Century. They lost partial control of the US in ...
by Gyan
05 Oct 2018 10:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

But some news reports are saying that some Republican senators are going to jump ship? Is there any democrat senator likely to vote for BK?
by Gyan
04 Oct 2018 20:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4233
Views: 685647

Re: Small Arms Thread

ramana wrote:Gyan, Do you recall the Emergency purchase of 55000 Czech Cz-75 pistols for the Indian Police during Rajiv Gandhi tenure?
Don't know if it was ever completed.


I remember. It was not completed. Arun Nehru was sought to be trapped in that scam
by Gyan
04 Oct 2018 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

FOIL-type hyena pack attack: "650 Law Professors". Interesting to see that the commie thought process is very similar. I bet these are mostly losers. Let me guess: Is that U. Chicago anti-Hindu Bibi on this list? Nussbaum, that's it! Apparently there are 205 law schools in the US. Maybe a...
by Gyan
04 Oct 2018 14:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882695

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Roughly 3 years for first delivers.
by Gyan
04 Oct 2018 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4492
Views: 752834

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

10-15 year old Boeing 747 can be picked up for around USD 50-75 MILLION dollars and converted. But considering we have junked even trisonic wind tunnel test lab to be built by Boeing as offset, this FTB is not happening.
by Gyan
03 Oct 2018 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4233
Views: 685647

Re: Small Arms Thread

Thakur so the sig will go to inf and RR? CQB (caracal) will most likely go to RR and SF. We will see SiG in supporting role there as well. SF and Ghatak will most likely get lions share of SiG. SiG 716 will also most likely fill in the role of marksman rifle with modern optics. Overall it is going ...
by Gyan
02 Oct 2018 16:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

China is too far ahead in manufacturing. 25% duty will not make a difference for atleast 5 years till other nations pick up the slack. By that time China would have developed the internal market.
by Gyan
02 Oct 2018 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

USA does seem to have got anything out of new NAFTA deal. Was Trump too desperate to close a deal to prevent all out war with all the economic partners?
by Gyan
01 Oct 2018 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

BK in SC may allow Trump the judicial protection from nutty liberal fed courts, so as to dismantle the current economic model, which is to place all manufacturing in China.
by Gyan
01 Oct 2018 18:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

What we need is few videos of this Ford lady teaching her class, to contrast it, with her demeanour at Senate Hearing
by Gyan
01 Oct 2018 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1637
Views: 137826

Re: Understanding the US - Again

BK was a witness & behaved like a wrongly accused person, should. He was not asked to be a dispassionate judge.

This Dr lady behaving as a 10 year naive adolescent was also cool. Probably still traumatised as a victim after 40 years.
by Gyan
28 Sep 2018 12:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3294
Views: 308049

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

Video out on Youtube today claiming that HJT 36 (IJT) will be ready again for test flights by year end. Tail section changes/replacement done per advise/consultancy of BAE and wind tunnel tests have been successful. I have very very strong doubts if BAE will allow HJT36 to succeed or evolve properly.
by Gyan
27 Sep 2018 09:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2648
Views: 533187

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

Full Capability 2 seaters are preferred in some roles like SEAD, CAS, C&C, etc
by Gyan
26 Sep 2018 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3294
Views: 308049

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

Sanctioned and FUNDED in 2003, production line was incomplete even 2015. whether it's complete today even for 8 LCA is doubtful.

Same with OFB for Pinka rockets, setting up enhanced production plant is running 10 years late. Just No interest

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