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by Rishi_Tri
22 May 2019 01:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2962
Views: 327159

Re: International Military Discussion

Defense procurement processes across the globe are as complicated as Indian. Sample this .. Seoul advances maritime helicopter procurement Jon Grevatt, Bangkok - Jane's Defence Industry 20 May 2019 South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has issued a tender to procure a secon...
by Rishi_Tri
20 May 2019 01:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6012
Views: 404745

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Maybe time to lock this thread until May 23 in the interest of protecting our gentle postors. There is no war to fight any more (at least till then). I fear that many Knights-Errant of BRF will thus turn their spears on each other and there will be bloodshed. Signs of BaR BRawl already apparent abo...
by Rishi_Tri
15 May 2019 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1484
Views: 303679

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Not sure if this is posted already here... But as per this report, MoD put INS Vishal on hold for now, due to budgetary woes... The report also says that the capacity of the carrier has been reduced to 50000 T... https://wap.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/budgetary-woes-put-india-s-su...
by Rishi_Tri
14 May 2019 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3583
Views: 283107

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

These are all wild exaggerations, Muslim population in Belgium is 5%. A country like India is far more in danger from Islamic Fundamentalism, Europe is pretty safe. Crucial difference.. India has seen the horror of Islamic Fundamentalism and fear of summary justice by people to any Islamic Fundamen...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Apr 2019 05:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 975
Views: 119285

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

OT but still - This forum has been fantastic learning medium for me and agree with almost everything that knowledgeable gurus say about respective subjects but for budgets. India is almost a $ 3 Trillion economy and with black money considered perhaps $ 3.5 - 4.0 Trillion. With such size, the amount...
by Rishi_Tri
21 Apr 2019 04:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1484
Views: 303679

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Karthik S wrote:


https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 972691.cms

Article mentions about naming conventions. Destroyers after state capitals or big cities, Frigates after ranges, rivers or weapons, Corvettes after small arms.
by Rishi_Tri
21 Apr 2019 04:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1484
Views: 303679

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

OT, but I meant the king that commanded and wielded one of the largest naval forces in history, Rajendra Chola. Yes, I know. All Tamils do. The greatest maritime empire Bharat ever had. At its height we were as far east as Indonesia, encompassing all of ASEAN today. And a mighty trading power then ...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Mar 2019 14:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 712
Views: 182761

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

HAL - Verified account

@HALHQBLR - HAL has produced 16th LCA of IOC Contract as per the target till March 31, 2019. The customer flights are expected soon. @drajaykumar_ias @DefProdnIndia @SpokespersonMoD @gopalsutar

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by Rishi_Tri
24 Mar 2019 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 712
Views: 182761

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

IR Saar, you are in full form today!!! :) And my fault, it is 10 concessions and not 20. I was mistaken. Behind final clearance for Tejas, 10 concessions given to fighter jet https://theprint.in/defence/behind-final-clearance-for-tejas-10-concessions-given-to-fighter-jet/208549/ 22 March 2019 its a...
by Rishi_Tri
24 Mar 2019 19:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3034
Views: 527630

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

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Indian Rupee has climbed to 68.38 from 74.38 (to USD). And guess what, 50% of this appreciation has come after Balakot Strikes! With close at 69.18, Indian Rupee is best performing currency in Asia over last one month
by Rishi_Tri
23 Mar 2019 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3342
Views: 441905

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

Nagapasa - modification of Naga Pasha - the weapon used by Indrajit to tie down Lord Ram and Laxman. Ramayan continues to have strong influence on Indonesia psyche even in today's times of Islamic Fundamentalism . -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Mar 2019 16:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 407874

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

Going by awards that were given out during recent Presidential commendations, Balakot operation and subsequent defensive ops went exactly as planned.
by Rishi_Tri
17 Mar 2019 01:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3072
Views: 430088

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch



Donkey Economics. Some parts of NaPakistan economy are not stressed! :rotfl:
by Rishi_Tri
16 Mar 2019 20:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 712
Views: 182761

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

LCA Tejas, INS Kadmatt to take part in Malaysia’s LIMA 2019 By New Delhi Times Bureau on March 15, 2019 Tejas, India’s indigenous supersonic Light Combat Aircraft and the world’s lightest supersonic fighter which has already joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) and received the Final Operational Clear...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Mar 2019 02:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5468
Views: 440494

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

saip wrote:I hope the black boxes are not being sent to Boeing. Where else can they be decoded?


European Union Aviation Safety Agency - Cologne.
by Rishi_Tri
06 Mar 2019 05:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 471914

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

HAL revives intermediate jet trainer programme to help rookie IAF pilots https://indianexpress.com/article/india/hal-revives-intermediate-jet-trainer-programme-to-help-rookie-iaf-pilots-5595606/ An intermediate trainer jet progamme — to help rookie Indian Air Force pilots transition smoothly from b...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Mar 2019 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 606021

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

then it was pukka plane. no drone in the regions flies that fast. thats 800kmph...faster than cruising speed of A321 air intake is bigger than a motorcycle length. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQsKKiPIcie8OwiO5iXXCbM5rKDRimNUQ_BEnxcSFxKHVl02k4p IAF jet shoots down Pakistani ...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Mar 2019 09:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 606021

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Superb. Indicates pain is being felt mixed with fear of whats coming next I read the article and it is not as lopsided as you make it sound. It raises some very valid points regarding vintage military equipment and poor budgetary allocation for defense. Also, the point about India being the logical...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Mar 2019 09:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3349
Views: 459498

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Rail Drishti is cool. Among others, provides real time status of trains running.

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by Rishi_Tri
02 Mar 2019 04:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 407874

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

One more https://theaviationist.com/2019/02/28/the-indian-air-force-claims-a-mig-21-bison-managed-to-shoot-down-a-pakistan-air-force-f-16d-block-52/ That said, as this Author explained to Livefist, if confirmed, “the MiG-21 kill would be significant, as it would prove once again that when it deals ...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Mar 2019 04:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 139
Views: 30171

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Good amount of history in this. There was memorial that was under construction, almost complete in Delhi's Chanakyapuri near International Youth Hostel under ABVs leadership . When NDA lost in 2004, not only was the construction stopped but the almost built structure completely demolished. Which se...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Mar 2019 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 606021

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

What a life! Best of The Best of The Best. Brought up in an Air Marshal's Mansion in 'Hore. Slaves and Ayahs and houris at his whim. Public school. Cricket. Sports cars. Automatic selection for Officer Training in PAF. Deputed to US, UK. Booze, Houris, parties. Ray-Bans. Coolest of the Cool. Promot...
by Rishi_Tri
01 Mar 2019 07:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 606021

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

This is the eye witness account from some old lunatic who saw 3 parachutes. Ignore his braggadacio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=62&v=72zTZWvZwwE Punjabi Ordoo Bearded guy - Aman Yaseen - claims to have spotted / caught the pilot first. He was at his home while there was heavy sh...
by Rishi_Tri
01 Mar 2019 06:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 606021

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

If posters think, this is over! Well, mauzi medieval tactic: Be on a peace mission and sink dagger from behind. So, just wait for that Dagger - Chura in your back. Hopefully we are ready to strike back with bigger ferocity. As Modi said, this was only a Pilot Project. On people being fickle in their...
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2019 20:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4725
Views: 606021

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Look at the statement:

Pakistan Press Conference, TV Appearance: PM Imran Khan
Indian Press Conference, TV Appearance: Air Vice Marshal Kapoor, Major General Behl, Admiral Gujral
by Rishi_Tri
28 Feb 2019 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 139
Views: 30171

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Not sure where else to post this, but I was disappointed that the BJP didn't invite key political figures from other parties to attend the opening of the National War Memorial. We have several living defence ministers, many of whom have sent men and women in harm's way, surely those could be invite...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2019 22:43
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

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Time to take out airbases.
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2019 14:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Sid wrote:Video released of captured IAF Pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan. This does not seems like a hoax.

Type, and Squadron needs to be confirmed.

https://twitter.com/ZaidZamanHamid/stat ... 0052101120


Fake video. No sync between spoken words and lip movement. Insignia is incorrect.
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2019 07:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

https://twitter.com/VishnuNDTV/status/1100412618106257409 ---> A very rare file pic of a non-upgraded Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 with a Spice 2000 guided smart weapon. This is what today's strike formation would have looked like. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D0VzYv0U8AM1_Na.jpg One question for gu...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2019 07:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Latest.. Post Strike Tauba Tauba.. :rotfl: .. All the Atami talk is now gone.

I have to admit, he has honesty to acknowledge ... Kamyaab Hamla :wink:

by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2019 04:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3349
Views: 459498

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Ignoring Hyderabad in the 10 routes being considered for Bullet train corridors is baffling. I wonder what the logic was in planning for a Kolkata-Patna route but ignoring any one of the following ones which are more lucrative ones in terms of business potential: Hyderabad- Bangalore Hyderabad-Tiru...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2019 10:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault



Link to a NaPaki channel. They themselves are saying fighters (Bharati tayyaraa) entered via Muzaffarabad and hit Bagalkot, the city in Khyber Pakhtunwala.

I am searching for Tauba Tauba guy.
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2019 10:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Sh Devendra Fadnis went live moments ago giving details on the attack and hailed it. Bigger than what is evident right now.
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2019 09:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

M2Ks flew to Khyber Pakhtunwala too and struck targets there. Air Refueling also used. Was the backup plan to land in Kabul if need be? Jf17s being shot down coming from multiple sources.
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2019 09:06
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132944

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Day 12 - Har Har Mahadev.. Was thinking people would wait till Shiv Ratri!!
by Rishi_Tri
24 Feb 2019 23:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 243
Views: 39914

Re: Aero India 2019

Was there any model, mention of something like follow on to Multi Role Transport Aircraft? Or nothing and its now open field for C295. Shall be a pity given that it would have been huge opportunity. Thinking about what happens when An 32s start retiring. https://thediplomat.com/2017/03/india-russia-...
by Rishi_Tri
24 Feb 2019 08:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 163365

Re: Pulwama Attack

[youtube]CJv3NJERTpY O/T post above, so I'll add a few non-O/T lines here: I think the PM is right to bide his time for the counter attack. No one...not even Pakistanis doubt that there will be a counter attack, and this one will be massive compared to the surgical strikes. So they are in a state o...
by Rishi_Tri
24 Feb 2019 03:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3349
Views: 459498

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 119972.cms

New Bullet Trains routes in consideration. They should add Chennai - Hyderabad to it. Also Chennai - Bhubaneshwar. It shall be spectacular along the coast.

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