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by Armuan
29 Jul 2020 11:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3538
Views: 639463

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

OK, this is seriously getting silly: https://www.rediff.com/news/report/rafales-arrival-tight-security-near-ambala-air-base/20200728.htm From this article, the following: BJP's Ambala City MLA Aseem Goyal urged to people to light candles in their homes between 7-7:30 pm on Wednesday to welcome the ...
by Armuan
17 Jul 2020 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

…. There seems to be a consensus amongst former Northern Army Commanders that we were indeed caught napping. whether this is on the ITBP/MHA side, int side or MOD side is not something known yet and won't be for a while. int community folks have been repeatedly saying that they passed warning about...
by Armuan
09 Jul 2020 12:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

Sir, care to elucidate why pak would "give up" G-B...seems like hopium to me. Paki will try to lease it to China but XI now knows we will not play dead and grab it regardless of who control it . Local population is already in revolt and they are pro India . IMHO, if no other land front op...
by Armuan
08 Jul 2020 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1854
Views: 353137

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

https://www.thomasnet.com/insights/raytheon-technologies-inks-2-3-billion-missile-defense-contract/ Raytheon Technologies Inks $2.3 Billion Missile Defense Contract "...has secured a $2.27 billion contract to manufacture seven gallium nitride (GaN)-based Army/Navy Transportation Surveillance an...
by Armuan
04 Jul 2020 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 600
Views: 152804

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Adding another video to Srin's post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PThglIz_RFs Starting @ 3:04, the video is showing fast patrol vessels that are being moved to Pangong Tso lake. Are these the FPV types, or is it some other design? Loved the fact they called it "occupied Tibet" @ around ...
by Armuan
04 Jul 2020 11:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 600
Views: 152804

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I saw it here. I don't know about the credibility of this channel. It looks like an online version of IDRW. But, there is an update everyday, the jingo in me needs such steroids and Youtube obediently puts it in my recommended list ... so watching it for the past few months :D ... Wow, beautifully ...
by Armuan
02 Jul 2020 19:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4348
Views: 781370

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

... https://twitter.com/akashrai_3575/status/1278638831844065280 Just In: Defence Acquisitions Council approves proposal for procurement of 12 Sukhoi-30MKIs & 21 MiG-29s, along with upgradation of existing 59 MiG-29s. The MiG-29 procurement & upgradation from Russia will cost Rs 7,418 crore...
by Armuan
02 Jul 2020 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1854
Views: 353137

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

~$28 million a pop including simulators and equipment. A decent capability for smaller air forces if you don't want to be in China's MIC orbit (~1,100 mile range, 3.7 tons stores). What other aircrafts are out there that offer similar performance? Thanks.
by Armuan
30 Jun 2020 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4102
Views: 671240

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

An example of how the US protects and retains defense industries and supports domestic production during COVID-19 crisis. Not sure how much lobbying was involved but I admire their prioritization to retain talent. Hoping for a future where we groom a sustainable and vibrant MIC. Pentagon Awards $185...
by Armuan
29 Jun 2020 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3242
Views: 929825

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

Sir Modiji has proven his defaulters wrong time and again!! Have patience. Cleaning up the old system like the proverbial 'Augean Stables' is not an easy task and even Modiji will need at least another couple of terms :roll: The current government has been in power for over 6 years now. Cleaning up...
by Armuan
25 Jun 2020 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

Dr. APR  @drapr007 "Big Intelligence Input : Amid ongoing tension with China on eastern border, Reportedly 3 airports of Pakistan hv been taken over by PLAAF -Kandanwari, Rahim Yar Khan & Sukkur. More than 20 PLAAF fighter jets & hundreds of PLAAF soldiers hv been seen in the area. IAF ...
by Armuan
25 Jun 2020 21:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

I’ve been lurking on this forum since early 2000s but lost touch (and my old account) after I left desh. Loved the posts from RaviB about the Chinese psyche. I can definitely second a lot of that. Let me share my own experience of interacting/training with PLAGF officer cadets during a mutual train...
by Armuan
22 Jun 2020 23:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 600
Views: 152804

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

There could be this possibility of Chinese Type 15 deployed in this confrontation depending on how the situation evolves. What impact does such a light tank provide? Has there ever been a proposal along similar lines for us to develop/ procure a lighter tank or an IFV with a turret to deploy in the ...
by Armuan
22 Jun 2020 23:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

What would COVID-19's impact be on our preparations and contingencies? With high altitudes and cold climates, breathing is difficult as is, adequate precautions would have been taken already. I don't recall seeing this discussed earlier, hence asking. With our rates going up, there is always the pos...
by Armuan
21 Jun 2020 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7rNOHc6h1U Interesting views from Subramanian Swamy. This was posted on the 18th. Many may not like or share his views, but gives a perspective. Some good questions at the end. Unable to agree on some of his views, but he has made some very astute observations in the...
by Armuan
19 Jun 2020 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

Thanks, I am aware. It was not fully clear to me from Samir's post earlier. He helped clarify.
by Armuan
19 Jun 2020 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

We continue to see this MO happen due to our refusal or even a threat to pound their construction or their men squatting on the site while they have no qualms to do so. In doklam after we initially tried to dig up the road and put boots on ground they brought in heavy artillery and threatened to po...
by Armuan
19 Jun 2020 15:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

All the naysayers are in that business. All fingers means all fingers. I don't type waste words. Can check my 20 years on Forum. Iyersan, Col Babu did fighting like a legend. Won't see such a warrior in a few generations. nam screw the naysayers. Govt is not in the business of pressers. Sick of all...
by Armuan
18 Jun 2020 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6656
Views: 708739

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

https://in.finance.yahoo.com/news/amid- ... 59966.html
Probably in the works before the incident. Step in the right direction. It would accelerate from here.

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