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by ArjunPandit
19 Jul 2018 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1677
Views: 216821

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^^I doubt the risk of Tank biathlon will be taken by powers that be. There is too much risk involved either ways. If it works then it it's a trouble for IA, for 1000s of T90 can't be wished away and if it doesnt it's an egg on DRDO's face
by ArjunPandit
18 Jul 2018 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

Coming back to Tejas, a bird that flys with a firang engine, firang radar and mostly firang weaponry but costs several times more than a bought out bird makes little common sense.You don't see the Europeans all wanting to build their own birds individually.As long as support, spares, etc. are facto...
by ArjunPandit
17 Jul 2018 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

How about everybody pitch in.. 130Cr population, 10 rupee/head should be sufficient. And/Or GoI can start a new cess.. </sarcasm> In CBSE hindi textbook of class 6, there was a chapter on FSU about kids collecting scrap iron to gift tractors to friendly nations. Goes long way in grooming kids about...
by ArjunPandit
16 Jul 2018 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2576
Views: 238242

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

^^oldies whats the point in making personal attacks. I may not agree to Philip but at least we can refrain from personal attacks.
by ArjunPandit
16 Jul 2018 14:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 331
Views: 80732

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Aditya_V wrote:Is there a source other than Quwa, a site which claims JF-17 has an operational AESA?

aesa kya? pun intended.
by ArjunPandit
16 Jul 2018 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3249
Views: 303947

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

These are replacement T90s for the units which had moved from western to the chinese front. Obviously they cannot be replaced with Arjuns. It Arjun orders are to be placed, they will be for T72 units. ^^not sure why do you say so sir, Apart from weight, Arjun has distinguished itself on almost all ...
by ArjunPandit
15 Jul 2018 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3249
Views: 303947

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

India orders 464 T90s. Cabinet Decision finalized 2 years ago. I still had hopes that we will have some meaningful orders of Arjun. But this order makes me believe there is something definitely wrong on one side. Either it is IA or it is DRDO/Arjun. Either ways DRDO should write off the loss and mo...
by ArjunPandit
13 Jul 2018 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1882
Views: 207502

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^^they need to fulfil bhutto's words completely, they have the bomb now time to eat grass
by ArjunPandit
13 Jul 2018 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2971
Views: 317511

Re: Indus Water Treaty

^^^why dollah?? they have all the labour and technology on earth.
by ArjunPandit
13 Jul 2018 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 158120

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^where does the line between free speech and hate speech drawn. Jayda Fransen and her associate are in jail for stating the truth
by ArjunPandit
13 Jul 2018 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183951

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Dude, I was thinking the same 'Martial Race' theory and mentioned the same once. Shiv saar immediately explained there are no martial races. Genetics don't form or evolve based on profession you take up. Jews are 'bania' people, but they defeated 'Martial' shias sunnis all the same, defeated specta...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jul 2018 21:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

That may be the reason for wait, every bit worth of it
by ArjunPandit
11 Jul 2018 11:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4322
Views: 701731

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

if true, we just need to ward off against some tempting offer by Khan. It will find its way and that too soon. I am afraid that this is what COMCASA is all about, utilize all capital overlay for F35 and leave no money for Kaveri/Tejas/AMCA/AC/Subs
by ArjunPandit
10 Jul 2018 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4322
Views: 701731

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

GTRE tested Kaveri for approx. 160 h in 2016 and 155 h in 2017. (This was as per plan- apparently the first time in Kaveri program that the planned target was achieved). Test duration is very close to 150 h cyclic endurance required before Airframe integration (MIL STD 500). Looks like GTRE tested ...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jul 2018 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2138
Views: 200299

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^^^lure of $$ makes one forget even the past experience, especially when one is corrupt
by ArjunPandit
10 Jul 2018 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1342
Views: 121337

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

dinesha wrote:North Korea Reportedly Asked Israel for $1 Billion in Cash to Halt Missile Sale to Iran
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/rep ... -1.6249205

Doubt that money would be a problem for Iran, if not money then then can always pay in oil to NoKo
by ArjunPandit
09 Jul 2018 22:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 331
Views: 80732

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

China paid, made and put the sattelite in orbit, but pakistan launched sattelite
I am left wondering if suarco just painted the sattelite? or was it done by china too. Oops i forgot sattelites are not painted
by ArjunPandit
09 Jul 2018 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

request everyone not to post Rajat Pandit's article here. It is full of non-sense arguments
by ArjunPandit
08 Jul 2018 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 212
Views: 16876

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

Rakesh wrote:^^^ Nice. I like that. Not when oil is at stake :) Guaranteed waiver!

that is called a well oiled mechanism ;)
by ArjunPandit
08 Jul 2018 02:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 212
Views: 16876

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

Will there be any sanction against Saudis?
by ArjunPandit
07 Jul 2018 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1912
Views: 223863

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

^^trikaal, what concessions has china made after wuhan? NSG? Pakistan? CPEC? Boundary issue?
by ArjunPandit
07 Jul 2018 15:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 212
Views: 16876

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

it is interesting to postpone it before October when Modi-Putin meet to finalize the S400 purchase
by ArjunPandit
07 Jul 2018 15:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 593
Views: 61253

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

^^could these requirements be chanikian plot to promote MII? Or am I too high on desi "maal"
by ArjunPandit
07 Jul 2018 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 882
Views: 29537

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Mods, request you to please consider making Arjun thread a news only thread rather than a news and discussion. Discussions are either for touting Armata and subtly dissing Arjun (Phillip saar) and its counter-arguments. I do not see much point discussing the same points again and again to no conclu...
by ArjunPandit
06 Jul 2018 20:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2231
Views: 342363

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Once Pakistan splits once more with Baluchistan/ NWFP as separate, it becomes a set of small states which cannot challenge India. This means for the entire subcontinent going with India will become only alternative leading to long term peace. Kya Aditya ? Like Nepal,SL, BD and now Maldives is famou...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jul 2018 22:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

Thanks IR
Just to recap the schedule posted here
This FY it is 12, Next FY 16 and afterwards 20
by ArjunPandit
05 Jul 2018 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

At full production rate line 1 is supposed to produce 8 aircraft per year or one plane per 1.5 months. Correct? If it has been a month since SP9, aren’t you guys being a little impatient? Yes sir, there are two lines. But, 1. The second line has not reached 4 aircraft per year rate yet. 2. The deli...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jul 2018 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733764

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^at that time even Agni 4, and 5 didnt exist to speak of. I doubt this is all smoke
by ArjunPandit
05 Jul 2018 17:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733764

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^ In PS' case shoot the messenger or blow the messenger is the right approach. What he missed out (possibly intentionally) is 1. fast tracking of programmes to achieve100% self-sufficiency in missile tech. 2. Gradual progress of Nirbhay missile 3. Without Agni 5, china knew that we did not have a m...
by ArjunPandit
05 Jul 2018 09:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 882
Views: 29537

Re: BR Forum Feedback

^^wonder if there is some event and they can resist the BRF temptation...ghar wapsi campaign needed :P
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 18:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 882
Views: 29537

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Mort Walker wrote:Has brar_w left the forum? I haven't seen a post from him in some time.

Would be sad if true rv, shiv and brar all legends we've lost in one year
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 212
Views: 16876

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

^^the implications of selling such large amount of Tbills in the market are going to be devastating, their impact on USD exchange rates, the USD interest rates, and the corresponding impact on the tbill holdings of Hanland and of course the Hanland exports and their economy. This thing is way more c...
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 882
Views: 29537

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Mods, request you to please consider making Arjun thread a news only thread rather than a news and discussion. Discussions are either for touting Armata and subtly dissing Arjun (Phillip saar) and its counter-arguments. I do not see much point discussing the same points again and again to no conclus...
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 15:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 724
Views: 100475

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

do we discuss/avenge only the attack on Indians in India? or Indians (Hindus/Sikhs ) in Afghanistan too haram to avenged. ISI seems to be working on the strategy of keeping attacks on forces in india and civilians outside.
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 195100

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Sir, May I request you to remove the personal information you are divulging Group Captain Sen runs a very public blog from which the information has been quoted and has been interviewed by journalist Anantha Krishnan M on his blog as well. I meant about revealing his identity, i.e., mapping of his ...
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 03:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 195100

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

tsarkar wrote:Finished reading the book since I got the link in the morning. Many editorial disasters, including notes to editor published and paragraphs being repeated.

Sir, May I request you to remove the personal information you are divulging
by ArjunPandit
04 Jul 2018 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1677
Views: 216821

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

perhaps this thread should be limited to news only and no discussions, if the mods are against closing. It has become a whine playground rather than stating facts
by ArjunPandit
03 Jul 2018 07:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2231
Views: 342363

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^thanks I know this already, you'll see the comparison when 370 is removed
by ArjunPandit
03 Jul 2018 01:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2231
Views: 342363

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^Did we hear or make any noise when pakistan absorbed GB and PoK for CPEC???
by ArjunPandit
01 Jul 2018 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1838
Views: 359653

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

^^wouldnt the loss for GE be substantial? GE would have provided india engines for LCA/AMCA, that's close to 1500 engines (300 LCA +200 AMCA roughly)*3 engines for lifetime. That is not penny change even for a company like GE

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