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by Rishi_Tri
23 Oct 2020 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3076
Views: 759719

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Commissioning as Combat Ready platform makes sense. Takes away multiple ribbon cutting and allows team to focus on final delivery, not on 'surface' (pun intended) celebrations. Indian Navy commissions fourth and final Kamorta-class corvette https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/indian-navy-...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Oct 2020 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3076
Views: 759719

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

@ANI INS Kavaratti, last of the 4 indigenously built Anti-Submarine Warfare stealth corvettes, is all set to join Indian Navy. Designed by Indian Navy's Directorate of Naval Design, the ship portrays our growing capability in becoming self-reliant through indigenization: Indian Navy https://pbs.twim...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Oct 2020 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386518

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

PM Modi inaugurated Atal Tunnel today i.e., 3rd Oct 2020. Given how 2020 has gone, this indeed calls for big celebration. There shall be plethora of documentaries and articles done on Atal Tunnel, but still some notes from DD coverage of PM's address today at South Portal: Atal Tunnel Length - 9.02 ...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Aug 2020 20:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045237

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

HAL Helicopter Division is as good as any helicopter designer and manufacturer in the world: HAL Dhruv - Performing service in 100s across the country. HAL Rudra - Derived from Dhruv and much respected combat machine. HAL LCH (what shall it be named??)- Now serving in the heights of Himalayas. Perha...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jul 2020 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Community spread has started and the situation is bad, observes IMA [b]I believe SII is geared up to produce few hundred millions of doses by year [/b] end but I guess not all of them doses will be available for India. If I was NaMo, I would get on the phone with Boris Johnson and see that other ph...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jul 2020 00:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3824
Views: 696915

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

vsunder wrote:
Given that ballast has to be sharp and irregular for optimal performance, it is all the more important that you do not walk on railway tracks singing your favorite film song with your friends.


:D :D
by Rishi_Tri
14 Jul 2020 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So here is my own experience with virus and the system in Pune. Wife had fever in last week of June, followed by sister-in-law who is with us on visit and kids. I got fever and body ache on 2nd July. Our initial thought was it to be viral fever and hence we consulted our GP. GP administered Azithro...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Jul 2020 18:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^ Ji, could you not quote the entire long post just to add a "thanks" at the end? Rishi_Tri, thanks for sharing. So anybody who boards a flight right now is on their own as far as meals go? 3. BSY understands how deep the economic impact of this China Virus shall go and he is balancing th...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Jul 2020 06:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Returned to India on 1st July on Vande Bharat flight from New York. Notes on travel and quarantine: 1.Flights can be booked on AirIndia.In after registration. Cancellation is over phone by getting in touch with Air India .. India contact center. 2.Temperature check, passport and declaration check fo...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Jul 2020 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 29416

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

This Month, HAL’s Intermediate Jet Trainer Gets Final Shot Flight test of the Sitara ground to a halt in 2016 after it became clear that spin trials couldn’t be completed safely on the then airframe. HAL spent the next three years using advice from U.S. aviation technology and testing firm Bihrle A...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Jul 2020 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

We have not sent patrols in 5 kms in, all the way to our claim line, not in the last decade we haven't. PP14 was the last patrol point we sent our patrols to. We were patrolling all the way up to Finger 8. Some Army gent clarified this, in response to a message being spread that we were not patroll...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Jul 2020 12:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5560
Views: 1179599

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Time to rescind the FTA with ASEAN. These guys are pests. Vietnam & Thailand is milking FTA agreements with India to the best. In fact Vietnam can be considered as team B of china. Majority of their manufacturing or screwdriver giri facilities are owned by mainland (Han) Chinese businessman or ...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Jul 2020 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Heard the speech of Modi ji, there is nothing more that you can ask for. It was rousing, encouraging and an equally serious warning(caution against vistaarvaad - expansion, he says powers that have gone down the path of vistaarvaad have been erased out ..... pauses and then says they have been eras...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jun 2020 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Videos in near chaste Bihari explaining border disputes. Explains very well to the population that is not well versed in English. Either ways, explains very well the importance of the Lipulekh and DBO roads: Lipulekh AZ_eJMPboVM Galwan t4iHIB0qaV0 Listen especially at 12:20 and beyond in second vide...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jun 2020 22:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Let's see here. The PM of India pushes a signature manufacturing effort to bring and keep production within India. Five years after it was created, it's basically not getting anywhere, because the MSME industry has been gutted by a decade of Chinese imports coming in cheaply. And the businesses are...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jun 2020 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

nam wrote:Has PLAAF fought any war after the Korean war?


Yes, Tianamen Square. ..
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jun 2020 21:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1924
Views: 379719

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

History: https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200615-the-record-breaking-jet-which-still-haunts-a-country Mark Piesing 16th June 2020 A decade after the end of World War Two, Canada built a jet which pushed technology to its limits. But its demise showed why smaller nations found it difficult to com...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jun 2020 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Rising Star has begun his tenure with 43 casualties of PLA as compared to 20 casualties of the enemy. That shall be greatly appreciated in the Corridors of Beijing.---43 people are not confirmed and you can bet that what is spun to the the Chinese populace will be a very different. 2016 - To Date -...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jun 2020 06:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Ramana sir So what was the tactical aim of this foolish decision? What was the strategic aim that was sought to be achieved? I think the existing ROE of no firearms had worked for many years. It would be a significant change to amend the ROE. One potential clue to the exponential increase in PLA be...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Jun 2020 08:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

At present there is no official confirmation or video proof of enemy casualties. Until then, we dont know the exact number but let us hope it is 2X or more of ours. That said, until enemy CO is still safe, revenge hasn't happened. Equally important is to push them back from their ill conceived plan...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Jun 2020 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Casualties (numbers from Republic TV):

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Indian casualties - 20. Indian CO died.
Chinese casualties - 40+ . Chinese CO also dead.
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by Rishi_Tri
16 Jun 2020 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

Official MEA Statement (read out on Republic TV: ----- China breached the consensus on Galwan that had been reached in talks post 6th June. Violent conflict took place on the night of 15th June in Galwan. There are casualties on both sides. ----- China has suffered losses in Ladakh. Hats Off to Indi...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Jun 2020 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

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

This thread is looking like a Chinese Fan Boy Club, saying what the Chinese have done to us. Yes, say that, but also say what did we do in response and that was 'inflict casualties on Chinese' based on how the Chinese are reacting. As to people who say, there million Jayachands in India, remember Ch...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Jun 2020 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067077

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

  Economic Strangulation: How India’s Modified Strategy Is Sinking Pakistan Rakesh Krishnan Simha@ByRakeshSimha | 13-06-2020 | In July 2016 Pakistan was declared one of the best performing economies in Asia. Bloomberg termed the Pakistan Stock Exchange the best of the Asian markets in a report stat...
by Rishi_Tri
12 Jun 2020 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 706024

Re: Understanding the US - Again

My experience has been same as others posting.. in fact I can never trust blacks.. or take them for what they say.. I think they have a deep seated bias against us and my theory is .. they don't understand how come we are successful despite brown skin.. of course they don't know the deep cultural re...
by Rishi_Tri
31 May 2020 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835067

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

The vehicle that is stuck is Dongfeng Mengshi from DongFeng Motors http://www.military-today.com/trucks/dongfeng_csk131.htm vQYFOhjeAXo As to the captured Chini, there should be proper and official handover after proper debrief. Full Media Circus. One can place the regiment from the tone of Choicest...
by Rishi_Tri
26 May 2020 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067077

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Good to see people proposing Ban on Chinese imports. We import $75 BN worth of goods from China and export $15 BN. That shall be $60 BN slap. As to those who say - where are the substitutes? Did you even buy any Chinese product before 2010 or so? Did you even know any Chinese brand before 2010 or so...
by Rishi_Tri
24 May 2020 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963750

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

It is given that it is too late now and they have enough money. You cannot bring a 15T economy to knees so easily. When a have nothing country like Iran is yet to fail, you are talking about the 2nd largest GDP in the world. They may have trouble accessing American & European markets, but will ...
by Rishi_Tri
24 May 2020 02:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835067

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Seems Chinese don't like Indians building roads. Chinese moves in Laddakh could be seen as their predictable answer to Lipulekh road that has been built up. Now Chinese have to guard over another entry point for Indians. Hopefully we build all possible routes to Chinese border and let them sweat abo...
by Rishi_Tri
23 May 2020 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5789
Views: 622971

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

1. The ATC recording of the conversation says 'we lost engines' and not 'we lost both engines'. 2. There is one video of the plane in its final moments....pretty clear video (plane going from right to left across the screen). Pretty high Angle of attack. Saw it on TV news but not found on the web y...
by Rishi_Tri
04 May 2020 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 686878

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

There shall always be traitors. Question is what we should do: If I were PM of India - I shall ask any firm that wants to do business in India, to chose between India and Pakistan.,, NaPakistan shall be at its knees in weeks... Otherwise we just aren't serious. Is there a systematic analysis of thi...
by Rishi_Tri
04 May 2020 21:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 686878

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Time to liberate Gilbit Baltistan..
by Rishi_Tri
03 May 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067077

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Suresh, lets leave conspiracy theories aside. Of course, I wouldn't impede your freedom to indulge in them. 4. Despite whatever us jingos on BR might say, the BIF has run riot in white media portraying India under ModiJi as Islamophobic, intolerant etc. Either ModiJi takes a tough stance on the lik...
by Rishi_Tri
03 May 2020 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 686878

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

5 ordinary terrorists killed but 5 special forces soldiers lost 1 random terrorist killed but one colonel and one major dead .... we have been caught off guard totally.. given umrikan withdrawal things will only get hotter.. Given the fall of Oil, global Backlash against China, UK in tailspin; Pakis...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Apr 2020 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Details about India China Virus preparation shared by Prakash Javdekar yesterday: Isolation Beds available 200,000 ICU Beds available 24,000 Ventilators available 13,000 PPE ordered with 77 manufacturers 18,800,000 N95 masks available 2,500,000 N95 masks ordered 25,000,000 Source of Information: All...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Apr 2020 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067077

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.opindia.com/2020/04/palghar-lynching-110-including-9-juveniles-arrested-for-murder-of-two-sadhus-and-a-driver-where-police-acted-as-mute-spectator/ People of the Sadhu community say that this village is tribals dominated and most of them are Christians while some are Muslims. Some even ...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Apr 2020 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045237

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

IAF Apache copter makes precautionary landing “The helicopter, after approximately 1hr of flying, had indications of a critical failure and carried out a safe landing west of Indora, Punjab. The captain of the aircraft took correct and prompt actions to recover the helicopter safely,” The IAF said ...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Apr 2020 02:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Random but considered notes: Herd immunity almost took Boris Johnson's life. If the population is fundamentally not the fittest, herd immunity shall kill people in large numbers. Survivors may be those who are able to survive that particular ailment, not necessarily a guarantee against surviving fut...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Apr 2020 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

And more ... https://twitter.com/ManMundra/status/1250426241133367298 Manish Mundra @ManMundra We have today sent Venus masks to following [b] hospitals / cities Mumbai/ Patna/ Ranchi / Banglore / Jaipur I personally thank @SandeepMall for coordinating the supply chain [/b]. #IndiaFightsCorona #Let...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Apr 2020 03:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7683
Views: 830911

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

COVID-19: UAE plans 'strict restrictions' on countries reluctant to take back their nationals. COVID-19: ‘Stay where you are,’ SC to Indians abroad. So, your home country does not want you to come back and the country you are in wants to kick you out. At the height of Kuwait crisis, more than 100,0...

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