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by Rishi_Tri
18 Feb 2019 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

Why should we expel when we can saturate? Repeal 370, remove subsidies and populate the place with hardworking folks from the rest of the country. Learn from the masters of this art, the Chinese. Unless and until 370 is repealed, all the rest of the drama is not going to lead to an enduring "s...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Feb 2019 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/1097370255645655041 Any fan of this Pimp here on this forum?? I do enjoy his readings and his reporting. For me he is an Indian first, an ex-army man second, ndtv reporter 3rd and guess a congress I supporter 4th if he is that. Then I care if I do care which st...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Feb 2019 02:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3144
Views: 404682

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)



Rear side speed dial showed Train 18 going perhaps at 180+
by Rishi_Tri
18 Feb 2019 01:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3144
Views: 404682

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The train ran over a cattle and its breaks jammed. So much for gau raksha. :evil: Very common problem in this part of the country. More often than not happens outside the city. Once traveling by Shiv Ganga express from Varanasi to Delhi, with train at full blast around 11 pm in the night, there wer...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Feb 2019 00:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3144
Views: 404682

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Vande Bharat arrived in Varanasi on time on first commercial run.

https://runningstatus.in/status/22436
by Rishi_Tri
17 Feb 2019 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

Guys, I maybe wrong, but has anybody seen any editorials or op-eds in US rags like NYT or WP, official mouthpieces of US when it comes to foreign policy? Reason I ask is usually, in the aftermath of their TSP munna''s grizly terror attack on India like Pulwama, there will be editorial pieces with i...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Feb 2019 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

Pakistan rice packed as 'Mahatma' rice

https://twitter.com/OrcHunter_007/statu ... 8554484736

Available in all big stores. #BoycottPakistaniGoods
by Rishi_Tri
16 Feb 2019 21:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

Read in several posts that we don't have any leverage against the Chinese. Totally disagree. We have massive leverage: Economic - China is an export driven economy with India one of the largest importers of all things Chinese from investments in firms to stuff in supermarkets. I have called this out...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Feb 2019 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

Paytm have started showing an option to contribute to CRPF WIVES WELFARE ASSOCIATION Let's boycott Chinese products, services and companies because China is complicit in this attack. Pulwama Attack: Azhar Masood and UNSC Article 1267 - C3S, Chennai Don't use any Chinese product and have been callin...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Feb 2019 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 1321
Views: 71844

Re: Pulwama Attack

Well.. Too much time spent fighting chappal wearing AK armed people.. I would bring out Arjun MkII.. The 70 Ton Beast.. And have 50 of them run through Wagah border.. !! Unless it hurts Sindh or Punjab it does not hurt NaPakis.. !!
by Rishi_Tri
13 Feb 2019 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1878
Views: 275353

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

Supreme Court investigation - Cleared, CAG investigation - Cleared. Pending Investigation - 10 Janpath. :)
by Rishi_Tri
12 Feb 2019 08:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4436
Views: 436448

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

This is from DRDO site..

Manufacture and Supply of FADEC Assembly Components/GTRE/MMG/DECU/1735/18/2019_DRDO_434450_1

https://eprocure.gov.in/eprocure/app?pa ... nid=455261

Would it refer to Kaveri?
by Rishi_Tri
12 Feb 2019 08:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 873
Views: 183119

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

Tejas mk2 cross sectional diagrams in HAL jig assembly tenders. Front section with canards http://hal-india.co.in/Common/Uploads/TenderDoc/19865_TenderPDF1_RFI%20FF.pdf Mid section http://hal-india.co.in/Common/Uploads/TenderDoc/19864_TenderPDF1_RFI%20CF.pdf Rear section http://hal-india.co.in/Comm...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Feb 2019 21:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3144
Views: 404682

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 18 arriving at Varanasi on Feb 2nd. Damn it looks good! f3K7bT2Pcwg Feb 15th is D-Day apparently. I wonder if they can double the number of coaches easily, given that the coaches are independently motorized. Given the perennial problems with getting tickets, capacity augmentation would soon b...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Feb 2019 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4436
Views: 436448

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Tempting Tempest thing shows a few things. Hawk I showed Indian Software and Weapons integration capability to BAE / UK. AMCA is more advanced than what many would know about. Say this because Tempest has to be built on core airframe, AMCA can offer that, and software being integral to any future pl...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Feb 2019 04:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3725
Views: 796362

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

^^ The tejas reference is from ~42:00->43:00. He didn't say the deal is done. He just said that the DAC gave approval to buy 83 mk1a. They haven't been ordered YET. :cry: Don't want to nitpick but 'kharidne ki swikriti' literally translates into 'approval to buy' and there was no mention of 'DAC', ...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Feb 2019 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3725
Views: 796362

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

I am sure you must have seen PM's speech in LS today. He again spent good amount of time on Tejas and reiterated that order for 83 MK1A is approved. Yes, babus and soldiers are being babus and soldiers with canopy etc. but MK1 is done and dusted. And as dismissal of some respected heads of respected...
by Rishi_Tri
05 Feb 2019 10:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2238
Views: 253732

Re: Military Flight Safety

SQ Leader Siddharth charred body on fire is on Twitter now. WTF It sickens me, the respect afforded to someone dying a natural death was so high that this video posting nonsense in today's age sickens me to the end. I have reported it and if you see evidence of it. Please report it as gross and in ...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Feb 2019 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2238
Views: 253732

Re: Military Flight Safety

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsTxFobOrP4

Includes Hawk i, brings to fore many issues of flight safety, carries interviews of HAL Chief Test Pilot, CMD T Suvarna Raju, and of course a Civilian's view of flying on the edge. Includes visuals of Hawk flying at 30 feet or so.
by Rishi_Tri
04 Feb 2019 21:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3883
Views: 547251

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://www.janes.com/article/86134/india-receives-first-chinook-helo India receives first Chinook helo Gareth Jennings, London - Jane's Defence Weekly 04 February 2019 India has received the first of 15 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters during a ceremony at the manufacturer's production ...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Feb 2019 03:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277232

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Its not about H1/L1/B1 etc. anymore, its about targeted harassment of Indian community and taking cue people are leaving. Situation is way worse than comes out in mainstream media. Sample - Spouses of PHDs from best of universities are being held at immigration centers for hours along with drug offe...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Feb 2019 02:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3144
Views: 404682

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^ Saar, I only commented on the presence of SBC's expansion (or lack of it), and the amount that has been allocated under the Bengaluru suburban network project. I am sure you remember the latter was announced with great fanfare last year with a supposed outlay of ₹17,000 crores ( link ). I find i...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Feb 2019 05:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277232

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

India issues demarche, and rightly so rights and dignity of its citizens should be protected at any cost. I am glad govt is doing right thing: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/fraud-university-issue-india-asks-us-not-to-deport-detained-indian-students-against-their-will/articleshow/6780765...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Feb 2019 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2238
Views: 253732

Re: Military Flight Safety

Agree with everything you said but we still have Mahajan Ranges, Pokharan Ranges, Sriharikota etc. where population has not been allowed to develop. With more programs coming up - MK2, AMCA, Ghatak - secrecy shall also become factor and HAL airport shall leave every Tech person with good set of bino...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Feb 2019 21:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2238
Views: 253732

Re: Military Flight Safety

I know perhaps not right time to bring it up, but why do we even have a key military facility in the middle of megapolis? This should be 5000 Mt runway facility way out of city limits with such unfortunate incidents thought about? Ok the aircraft flamed out or whatever, but what if the The Wall was ...
by Rishi_Tri
01 Feb 2019 19:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2238
Views: 253732

Re: Military Flight Safety

Indranil wrote:What a wretched day! Sickening. I hope it is not due to negligence. Otherwise, I will join the chorus against HAL.


Hope not. Engine failure caused by bird strike? That area is full of birds of all kinds and sizes.
by Rishi_Tri
28 Jan 2019 01:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4436
Views: 436448

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

<OT RANT ON> Sorry if OT. Just couldn't find a thread for Republic Day -2019. No thread or comments, across the board, this year! Or did I miss something? If there is one please move it there. Anyways watched the "lifestream", in the western US and was waiting for the flypast. Couldn't ha...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jan 2019 05:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4436
Views: 436448

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

https://www.nal.res.in/en/footerdetails?ar_id=6

CSIR NAL is to get into next phase of Regional Transport Aircraft development.

"We will also be taking forward PDP of development of Regional Transport Aircraft." - Jitendra J Jadhav, Director, CSIR - NAL, 04th Jan 2019
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jan 2019 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3883
Views: 547251

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/HALHQBLR/status/1085776688892407809 ---> First time in the country, LCH achieves a unique milestone by successfully carrying out air to air missile firing on a moving aerial target completing all weapon trials. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxFzFQUVYAAL0LH.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Jan 2019 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 796
Views: 121425

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

He is crudely telling us, we are all talk. Which is what we are. We as usual are the fence sitter and pass on news column how US leaving Afghanistan would cause us problems in Kashmir. Instead of helping Afghan to take the fight to the Paks, we are just talk. I take strong exception to this post. I...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Dec 2018 23:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4436
Views: 436448

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Army recovers snow-stuck helicopter from Siachen Glacier, sets new record. The Indian Army has created a world record of sorts as its pilots and technicians successfully recovered a helicopter which was stuck in snow at an altitude of 18,000 feet at Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir. The helicop...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Dec 2018 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3634
Views: 680978

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

As soon as the first stage was about to be shut off and just before the 2nd stage was ignited, Doordasha, stopped the live video of the rocket, and started showing ISRO chairman's face. Bleddy DD walas are under ishtrict instructions not to show stage seperation or 2nd stage ignition (with the firs...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Dec 2018 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3883
Views: 547251

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

HAL Rotary Wing / Helicopter Division is in the same mould as ISRO. More than 200 ALH produced, ALH weaponised as Rudra and produced, LCH has entered LSP stage, and LUH is nearing production readiness. Now waiting for IMRH that may eventually replace fleet of MI 17 V5s and find utility for all the t...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Dec 2018 02:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3725
Views: 796362

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Don't know if you followed PM Modi's speech in Rai Bareilly. Do listen from 35:10 onwards. PM Modi spent close to two mins on Tejas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEfWPkNwErs PM Modi called it India's Glory, mentioned that Tejas program was deliberately made moribund by previous govt, that in July...
by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2018 11:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3144
Views: 404682

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Another video of the Train 18 run.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhpjvU_cfXo

Incidentally the LHB coaches are 24.7 Mt long. For the first instance shown in this video, estimated time of 8 seconds for the whole rake, speed comes to 178 Kmph.
by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2018 06:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis
Replies: 720
Views: 35137

Re: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis

Typed out the text. Everyone mentioned including AP as in the 2016 note here. Sincerely hope this does end up in prosecution of all involved. No wonder the import lobby has held out for so long.

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