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by nam
20 May 2019 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5544
Views: 377364

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The articles by Bengali based commentators and "intellectual" always brings a funny smile on my face. All the moral upstanding and gyaan by these commentators will work to an extent until Bengalis see fabulous roads and rich cities in other states, while nothing worthwhile at home. Still r...
by nam
20 May 2019 15:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5544
Views: 377364

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Getting lot of Whatsapp Forwards - more of fake i believe that Opposition and Liberals and what not will start Egypt style mass movement post results are declared and will say No to Election Results... More of a fake stuff i believe as i dont see they have such power and means Egypt style "mas...
by nam
18 May 2019 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2961
Views: 424532

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

Just saw that an Indian team won some dance show in khanland.. A bunch of koreans reviewing the dance on youtube "Korean team lost, happy that our cousin-like won" :rotfl:


Bollywood is one useful idiot, the Chinese will find it difficult to produce..
by nam
08 May 2019 23:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://scontent.fudr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/59999938_2017737095202851_7235625412368269312_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent.fudr1-1.fna&oh=af7ed9b7b0c2e0eb6d175f61875f76f4&oe=5D76D2AC Embedded sensor and the search radar being embedded on the primary mast, some sort of VLS RBU would...
by nam
06 May 2019 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

If we could come with embedded sensor instead of "hanging" them on the mast, P15 A/B would make it very TFTA looking..
by nam
06 May 2019 14:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

It is the fist P15B. The name on the ship..

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by nam
06 May 2019 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

It is Vishakapatanam. It has been in that place for a while now. The other ships are no where near that complete. Based on the image, the exhaust cone has been placed. So the engines must have gone in, as there is no other "hole" to drop the engine. The radar mast is covered to prevent dus...
by nam
06 May 2019 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

How to Sink a $3 Billion Dollar Submarine: Forgetting to Close a Hatch https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-sink-3-billion-dollar-submarine-forgetting-close-hatch-55942 “Arihant is the most important platform within India’s nuclear triad covering land-air-sea modes,” the Hindu reports. Well, ...
by nam
06 May 2019 13:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

State of DDG construction.... sigh.

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by nam
04 May 2019 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4720
Views: 603533

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

It is not easy to break a punching bag. So we use it, as it should it be. For punching. That metaphorical punching bag is the myth of invincibility that the fauj has built among an equally delusional population. Repeatedly punching that bag should not include letting them off the hook time and agai...
by nam
04 May 2019 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4720
Views: 603533

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

It knows that 'powers that be' would intervene before it becomes too bad for itself. But, that would be enough to achieve its 'goals' and also claim to the Pakistani abduls that India was defeated yet again. This is exactly the narrative they are going to town with. The question is how does GoI pla...
by nam
03 May 2019 23:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 227
Views: 11216

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

https://leagueofindia.com/education/mind-numbing-tragedy-19-students-in-telangana-commit-suicide-after-class-11th-12th-results/ This has a very simple solution. Give a copy of the answers to the students when they finish their exam. They can easily then conclude, how much they marks they might get....
by nam
03 May 2019 23:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5544
Views: 377364

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

RW need a parallel social media. This tweeter and fb are not long term solution. RW population in India is huge, vocal and much bigger than lefties. Once RW start using own SM there will be no turning back, these tweeter and fb will be out of business in india in no time. This is need of hour becau...
by nam
28 Apr 2019 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3804
Views: 519627

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Read it somewhere, that the "people who don't like us" was the prime reason for not capturing PoK. It probably applies even to this day.
by nam
22 Apr 2019 15:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 729
Views: 176824

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

This is the odds on favorite for the Bandar Block III AESA -- the KJL-7A I doubt it. I am more inclined it will that "air cooled" thing. Simple reason: Power requirement. The number of TRM on KJL-7A is far too much for the 82KN RD33 Engine to power. Uttam has around 750 TRM, simply becaus...
by nam
22 Apr 2019 14:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 729
Views: 176824

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The brochure tells us that the current Bandar radar range is 80KM lol If for brochure it is 80, you can image the real range. Moreover it is search range.. not tracking. I have mentioned about this range several times and one of the reason I am still not convinced JF17 is BVR capable. And the claim...
by nam
21 Apr 2019 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 22985

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

HAL should just integrate a larger Uttam on a prototype Su30 and go for flight testing. Irrespective of the discussion with Russians, we should do it as it will provide leverage in our discussions. But then I don't think HAL will do it. After all it is GoI who is paying for the upgrade. They don't c...
by nam
21 Apr 2019 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 22985

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

Karan, Reading up radars but doubt - when the fcr is tracking and then when you lock onto a target, is the solution computed, by whatever computer does it, take into account the path the missile has to take to hit the target to compute range to target? Q is because from all accounts there was an al...
by nam
20 Apr 2019 03:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3204
Views: 460157

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I do want to ask the question though - how does the continued LoC war help us in the larger scheme of things? Is it better to revert back to peace times of 2003 - 2008? No matter how many Let/JeM/ XYZ terror groups we kill, the only we get to punish the real puppet master i.e PA is on LoC. Instead ...
by nam
19 Apr 2019 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3204
Views: 460157

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

So confirmation that we have been pounding Pak with 155MM... the true weapon of peace on LoC.
by nam
18 Apr 2019 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 693
Views: 178359

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

I am curious whom the Malaysian Air Force fighters are intended to fight. Singapore? Probably not. China? Most likely yes. So how do the JF-17s make sense to deter China? Actually, it is Singapore. Singapore was once part of Malaysia. In fact, Singapore is a bit like Israel as an infidel speck in a...
by nam
18 Apr 2019 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 693
Views: 178359

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

I was talking to one of the experts from DLJ and she was very categorical when she said radio transparency is a bigger headache and that she preferred an all metallic aircraft for better RCS. Cheers! It would make sense. A reason why we see peculiar solutions for cockpit, landing gears bay and weap...
by nam
17 Apr 2019 20:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

All right people, get down to work. What is the new circular thingi next to Barak8 on Ins Kolkatta? :D

Before someone says it is a Russian SAM, remember.. there is only MF Star, which does not speak Russia.

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by nam
15 Apr 2019 21:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 406787

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

On 27th, I forgot the number of times CCS meet. Those who followed the event on Social media, would notice India was seriously preparing to punish Pak. I am pretty sure WC Abhi was not send because of "peace". The news of NH1 being handed over to IA would have given enough hint to Pak, the...
by nam
15 Apr 2019 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 535330

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Okay - First disclaimer:- I am going against the grain of the discussion here - Is the need for AWACS urgent? Yes. We will not be fighting a full invasion with Pak. It will be lot of standoff fights and flanking ops like Balakot. We will be on constant CAP, with the balloon going up anytime. We nee...
by nam
14 Apr 2019 02:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 535330

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

All important purchases and development were blocked to fund the "126" Rafale saga. It is only after the 2016 deal, IAF came to senses.

India AWACS was approved by DAC in 2015. If funding was allocated, it potentially could have been flying this year..
by nam
13 Apr 2019 23:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 373118

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

It is interesting a condition. Pak can walk away from the IMF loan, because the decision is simple black and white. If it does not like the conditions, it does not have to get the loan. It can get similar loan from Chinese entity with more favorable conditions, may be higher interest rate. Pak seem ...
by nam
13 Apr 2019 18:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Finally from the horse's mouth, the correct design with proper radar for P17A Has it been confirmed both SYs are building the same design? Nope. We will only when if the shipyards release their offical model or when the ships are going for sea testing! However given DND has shown it's design.. hope...
by nam
13 Apr 2019 17:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 535330

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Another aspect, IAF really wants the 360 degree AWACS. 240 degree, though cheaper, needs to fly a very obvious flight path (just like Netra did in Balakot strike) and blind spots when looping back.
by nam
13 Apr 2019 17:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 535330

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Do you have a quote or link for this? Very significant find. Wish I could find the source, Pretty confident that in one of the interviews, Dr Christopher mentioned about the "extra engine". I guess he could be referring to be the engine which is used to power the electronics of a regular ...
by nam
12 Apr 2019 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Different propulsion system between DDG & a Frigate.
by nam
12 Apr 2019 15:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 256
Views: 56942

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

While bigger chamber leads to longer range, does this lead to more weight? Quite likely because ability to withstand higher chamber pressure would require more metal (for lack of better word). Which will lead to more weight. Higher chamber pressure would also mean more recoil, which requires the pl...
by nam
12 Apr 2019 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 302388

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Finally from the horse's mouth, the correct design with proper radar for P17A

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by nam
10 Apr 2019 15:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4720
Views: 603533

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

If there is coup, it will happen AFTER the IMF money has come. They had no plan to return it anyways..
by nam
10 Apr 2019 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 535330

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Other than the bribe issue, what we want is platform which can supply large power. Even for A330 DRDO chief was talking about an "extra engine" to supply power to the radar. Also long time on station, given that we will not have numbers like Khan. Why, because we need AWACS to track Pak Ba...
by nam
09 Apr 2019 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 256
Views: 56942

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

More than SP, it the towed at LoC, which will bring in the peace. Neither 5 Spice 2000 or Meteor BVR cannot hold candle to 500,000 annual round of messenger of peace of 155MM kind. Pack the Loc with numbers and show the Pak what WW1 style artillery duel looked like.. specially when it goes on a deca...
by nam
08 Apr 2019 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 406787

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

PAF is able to spoof Phalcons :D , which AESA based jammers does PAF have to spoof a frequency hopping AESA on the Phalcon? A simple fact people forget, our kill claim is WVR. F16 seen by WC Abhi and shot down. Pak claim is BVR hit on Su30. Now is PAF sure, we did not spoof the F16 radar with "...
by nam
08 Apr 2019 02:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 22985

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

With low RCS fighter becoming mainstream, I won't be surprised to see Ramjet powered long range, with Imaging infrared and datalink BVR. Once you are a approximate position of low RCS jets, you fire off closer to the target and let the seeker recognize the jets using image recognition, rather than r...
by nam
08 Apr 2019 00:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4720
Views: 603533

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

One more attack, IAF should be in air within hours, not days. The "investigation" can be done, once the blows are given.

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