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by Rishi_Tri
20 Feb 2021 07:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1312
Views: 376539

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1362441147738710019?s=20 ---> Indian Army planning to order two to three additional regiments of the K-9 Vajra-T Self Propelled Howitzers (SPH) for deployment in mountainous areas especially Ladakh. https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/136231865530496205...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Feb 2021 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1127
Views: 281384

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

The most interesting topic in the video was about auto-loader. The design head categorically says IA Generals insists on 4 men crew! Yet at the same time send CVRDE on a wild goose chase with reducing weight! This shows how Armor guys are least interested in improving Arjun. They don't want auto-lo...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Feb 2021 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1127
Views: 281384

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Overview of Arjun Mk 1A major upgrades. Very informative.



From today's dedication of the Arjun Mk 1A to the nation by PM Modi. Also very informative.



--Atma Nirbhar Bharat--
by Rishi_Tri
14 Feb 2021 13:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1127
Views: 281384

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

This is in response to tsp buying the Chinese vt-4 tank. That tank outguns and out armours the T-90. I had written then when this was signed that IA will have to order Arjun to match them (which is heavier, more protected, and more powerful gun than VT-4). Only the heavy boys in the world can match...
by Rishi_Tri
12 Feb 2021 15:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 539
Views: 155983

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

Shekhar Singh wrote:India Is Building 6th Generation Unmanned Fighter Jet



Thanks for posting this video.

Per Dr Deodhare in this interview, AMCA fabrication has already started with four parts already manufactured. Target date for AMCA to fly is 2024.
by Rishi_Tri
10 Feb 2021 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 5360

Re: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021

IMRH presentation during Aero India. Tons of details on IMRH including designs shared. Among other details, "The wind tunnel tests have been better than expectation. The actual performance characteristics are more than likely to be better than indicated." We are truly on way to being Self...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Feb 2021 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 5360

Re: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021

IMRH presentation during Aero India. Tons of details on IMRH including designs shared. Among other details, "The wind tunnel tests have been better than expectation. The actual performance characteristics are more than likely to be better than indicated." We are truly on way to being Self ...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Feb 2021 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881223

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.cfr.org/blog/2020-election-numbers 2020 US Election by Numbers Popular Vote: "Biden won 81,283,098 votes, or 51.3 percent of the votes cast. He is the first U.S. presidential candidate to have won more than 80 million votes. Trump won 74,222,958 votes, or 46.8 percent of the votes c...
by Rishi_Tri
05 Feb 2021 19:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5268
Views: 1130257

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^^IOC for LUH is perhaps as big a news as order for Tejas. We can say goodbye to Ka 226.

May LUH be Everything that the Forces and Nation want it to be.

--Atma Nirbhar Bharat--
by Rishi_Tri
05 Feb 2021 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 7394

Re: Aero India 2021

Dakota, Netra, and Tejas with B1-B today morning.

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All photos original. Taken from open viewing grounds.
by Rishi_Tri
05 Feb 2021 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 287
Views: 65831

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Indeed. What a journey!

This shall shape the future generations.

GOI / HAL should plan on offering HTT 40s to flying clubs across the country at concessional rates.

HAL / Aeronautical Societies should likely develop Red Bull racing like racing series in India using HTT 40.
by Rishi_Tri
03 Feb 2021 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2352
Views: 209037

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Mort Walker wrote:Relevant for this thread:


Hilarious.. Jokes apart, this is what it is!!
by Rishi_Tri
02 Feb 2021 15:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 189
Views: 48474

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

Beautiful snaps of a fantastic weapons platform. Will it be possible for those at Aero India to get good clean side profile of LCH, the LSP version? I haven't come across high resolution image that's clean.
by Rishi_Tri
30 Jan 2021 23:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3968
Views: 768765

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

CLW is beginning to roll out 9000 HP locos.

by Rishi_Tri
28 Jan 2021 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 7394

Re: Aero India 2021

Practice runs by Tejas, Hawk jets have started at AFS Yelahanka.
by Rishi_Tri
26 Jan 2021 17:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8811
Views: 1029648

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

V_Raman wrote:Is Covaxin proven effective? Why are they not administering covaxin in India?


Covaxin is being administered on large scale in India. Reports indicate that Covaxin induced anti bodies shall last 6-12 months.
by Rishi_Tri
25 Jan 2021 11:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881223

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Bush Jr., The 2nd Bush admin was even afraid to sneeze Cashmere. And hence the US SD had to resort to obscure obama human rights discussions and since that did not pan out tried to do some climate change nonsense. Biden admin is on backfoot already right off the gate trying to balance perceptions. ...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Jan 2021 11:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881223

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Ok, that's it, folks. Kashmir is gone. No way we can hold on to it now that new TSPA leadership cadre is going to be trained with IMET funds, making them effectively invincible ghazis. Also the US is so omnipotent that it controls everything that can happen in the Indian subcontinent. If terrorist ...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Jan 2021 00:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881223

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

"Biden administration to revive military-to-military ties with Pakistan" https://www.dawn.com/news/1602541/biden-administration-to-revive-military-to-military-ties-with-pakistan "The Biden administration sees Pakistan as an “essential partner” in any peace process in Afghanistan and b...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jan 2021 23:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3968
Views: 768765

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Vande Bharat Express - 44 Train Set Contract Award SrfLK3xxWWs ^^Interview with Sudhanshu Mani, Former GM, ICF. Some points: -Pantograph, Transformer, Convertor, Traction Motor, Control System, Lighting, Passenger Information System, Bogie, AC, Coach - to be done by Medha. -22 months til first Train...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jan 2021 11:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2477
Views: 569656

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Army Day celebrations on 15th Jan'21: Longer Drone Swarm demonstration video. Included - Swarm of 75 drones Autonomous drone functioning Reconnaissance, Med Evac and Armed drones Drones identified targets Armed drones dropped charges that destroyed the targets One of the armed drones also had what l...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Jan 2021 18:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 117245

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Almost 30 years of hard work culminates in 46,000 crore order for Tejas. Words are not enough to convey gratitude to everyone who toiled till the end was achieved. PM Modi has been huge supporter of Tejas program. He has mentioned it in almost every Independence Day speech, election rallies over the...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Jan 2021 18:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 117245

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Press Information Bureau .. release >> https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetailm.aspx?PRID=1688287 ***** Cabinet approves Procurement of 83 Light Combat Aircrafts (LCA) ‘Tejas’ from HAL for IAF Posted On: 13 JAN 2021 5:25PM by PIB Delhi The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister in New Del...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Jan 2021 15:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 2242
Views: 408429

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics



^^ Demands sustained high G maneuvers place on pilots.
by Rishi_Tri
12 Jan 2021 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8811
Views: 1029648

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^^^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/coronavirus India recorded 12,584 new cases on 11 Jan 2021. Its the lowest since 10,974 new cases recorded on 17 Jun 2020. Also, it's down 87.15% from high of 97,894 new cases recorded on 17 Sep 2020 and that too without any vaccination, without people observ...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Jan 2021 00:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6098
Views: 1360030

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

My experience in setting up own firm and getting GST in post Corona world. Started the process of setting up own outfit sometime middle of last year. It took about 12 weeks. Getting incorporated used to take about 2-3 weeks before Corona. But its understandable given that economy was just about comi...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Jan 2021 00:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6098
Views: 1360030

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India was essentially shut for last week of March'20, whole of April'20, largely shut in May'20, partially shut in June'20 and July'20, largely open in Aug'20 and Sep'20 (but limited number of people were going out), and fully open only from Oct'20 onwards. Large parts of economy - domestic tourism,...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Dec 2020 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1548
Views: 288267

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Posting here my piece on the history & future nuclear submarine plans of India , please do let me know what you think. https://myind.net/Home/viewArticle/long-road-to-the-ins-arihant-and-beyond-milestones-reached-and-the-road-ahead Tried to measure the subs using the images. One sub seems bigge...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Dec 2020 18:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8811
Views: 1029648

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

From WSJ: Scientists Investigate Whether Exposure to Earlier Coronavirus Helped Asia Fight Covid-19 https://www.wsj.com/articles/scientists-investigate-whether-exposure-to-earlier-coronavirus-helped-asia-fight-covid-19-11607166230 ^^ Article tries to explore why Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, M...
by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2020 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8811
Views: 1029648

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

200,000+ more deaths forecasted by April .. Yes, some models (reputable) show, *unless we change* this could be more than 5 Million deaths. Too many Trump worshipers are still anti-maskers and anti-science which put everyone at risk. Since this is global pandemic the whole world is going to suffer....
by Rishi_Tri
05 Dec 2020 00:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1998
Views: 296660

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

GHMC 2020 Tally: TRS - 55 BJP - 48 AIMIM - 44 Others - 3 GHMC - 2016 Tally: TRS - 99 AIMIM - 44 BJP - 4 Others - 3 Knowing that municipal results mean only so much (BJP has not been able to transfer its municipal election performance in Delhi to assembly), that is spectacular by any measure for BJP....
by Rishi_Tri
02 Dec 2020 07:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3799
Views: 431402

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

https://twitter.com/strategic_front/status/1331893013904306177?s=20 ---> The IAF selected the Airbus C-295 to replace the HS748. The $2 billion deal for 56 C-295 has cleared the cost negotiation stage, CCS is yet to approve the acquisition. Airbus is working with DRDO for AEW&CS (Pic 1) and Mul...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Dec 2020 06:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2179
Views: 285825

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

^^ Brilliant. Want to see Vikrant showing off in South China Sea soon :)

Do the Sea Trials also mean landings and take offs?
by Rishi_Tri
01 Dec 2020 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1127
Views: 281384

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

This is HUGE.... CVRDE 1500 HP Engine https://alphadefense.in/cvrde-1500-hp-engine/ 29 Nov 2020 The behemoth of all diesel engines designed and developed in India is now ready. The Prototype is tested for full power using the turbocharger made by GTRE. After hearing near constant depressing news on...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Nov 2020 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 345900

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

MWF shall be an exceptional aircraft within the design philosophy that has been adopted for it. But the more I think about it, the more difficult I find to justify it. Almost all the new fighter programs on the drawing board or coming off the drawing board now are 5th Gen or 6th Gen. Then why are we...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Nov 2020 13:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4197
Views: 1222236

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Astra air combat missile to be soon tested from Tejas. The all-weather day and night capable Astra , which currently has a strike range of around 100-km, will eventually replace the expensive Russian, French and Israeli BVRAAMs that are currently imported to arm IAF fighters. DRDO also plans to beg...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Nov 2020 13:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6098
Views: 1360030

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://bfsi.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/banking/here-is-all-you-need-to-know-about-what-went-wrong-with-lakshmi-vilas-bank/78404094 The more I read about LVB, the more failure of the bank falls at the feet of RBI. -Malvinder / Shivinder Singh brothers were allowed to take out loans of more th...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Nov 2020 19:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6098
Views: 1360030

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

-Franklin Templeton
-PMC Bank
-Yes Bank
-Laxmi Vilas Bank..

4 large failures in the last six months. Wonder who is next!

The administration seems to be totally oblivious to the tragedy faced by Urban India / Middle Class.
by Rishi_Tri
15 Nov 2020 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 62938

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Also another thing I somehow don't understand here are posters who think Trump was crucial to Indian interests and that Biden would be a catastrophe ...Anyone who has followed US politics knows that Biden is one of the most "old system" guys there is in politics ... he isn't bernie , he i...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Nov 2020 06:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 625
Views: 124114

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

^^The smaller of the Maruti Suzuki cars were always rumored to be matchboxes on four wheels. What I find disconcerting is that Maruti Suzuki continues to bring out vehicles that are patent safety hazards. S-Presso is absolute dabba and looks unsafe. It is interesting that Kia Seltos has scored Three...

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