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by abhijatT
19 Sep 2017 10:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1342
Views: 126471

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

UB ji , you might be right in your assessment that second 4.1 magnitude test might be a tactical nuke test. http://m.indiatoday.in/story/india-seeks-probe-into-nuclear-proliferation-links-between/1/1051016.html "External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj deplored North Koreas recent actions and st...
by abhijatT
31 Aug 2017 09:05
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

What is LCA Air force Mk-III ?

Sanctioned in 2009 , total cost as of now is 2573 cr.

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by abhijatT
12 Jul 2017 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar
Replies: 434
Views: 34767

Re: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar

http://m.indiatoday.in/story/lashkar-e-taiba-over-ground-workers-tailed-amarnath-pilgrims/1/1000017.html Amarnath attack: Lashkar-e-Taiba over-ground workers tailed pilgrims for 2 days The OGWs had been tailing this group from Gujarat comprising mostly women for the last two days and tipped off the ...
by abhijatT
11 Jul 2017 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack. Allahoakbar
Replies: 434
Views: 34767

Re: Amarnath Yatris killed in terror attack

Sirs, could any one elucidate to me how opening front in kashmir across pok would 'distract' our professional Indian Army ? Do we really think these professionals have not practised for such scenario and are not capable of sustaining two front war ? It looks like we are projecting our own cowardline...
by abhijatT
02 Jul 2017 00:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2640
Views: 481634

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/nirbhay-failed-due-to-use-of-recycled-material/article19195215.ece The DRDO chief sounded very enthusiastic about the indigenously built AEWACS (Airbone early warning and control system). “We have already inducted one indigenously built system and it is flying from B...
by abhijatT
02 Jul 2017 00:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 752333

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/nirbhay-failed-due-to-use-of-recycled-material/article19195215.ece On the naval variant of Tejas–Mark II (light combat aircraft), Dr. Christopher said the prototype was ready and had fullfilled the parameters of ski-jump on board aircraft carriers. But the Navy had b...
by abhijatT
22 May 2017 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2292
Views: 366944

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Sirji , please excuse me for intervening between you two and it may well be OT for this thread. Islam has a strong written and documented history , which every muslim is taught since his childhood. So they tend recall historical precedence for any present event are more so of their prophet and his w...
by abhijatT
14 May 2017 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 699
Views: 90394

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

^ Thanks for the article. Great Read.
by abhijatT
14 May 2017 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115751

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Shiv ji , so key takeaway from your post , regarding my assertion of "deploying troops" , is that logistic chain which in turns requires friendly relation with local population which in turn may require some amount equitable distribution of economic profit. Fair enough point. But, can this...
by abhijatT
13 May 2017 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115751

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Shiv ji , thank you for reply and I agree with you completely. So , what I could understand from your post is that , these countries of Central Asia would politically be tending towards more autocratic rule , to repay the debt by high taxation on their people , and thus fragmenting the society more....
by abhijatT
13 May 2017 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115751

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Some random thoughts . Chinese are only "building" infrastructure i.e Roads , Ports , Power plants etc. If we for now ignore the MSR part , then almost all route pass through difficult geographical terrains , Central Asia or CPEC , so not only initial cost is high but maintenance cost woul...

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