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by ArjunPandit
28 Oct 2020 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3698
Views: 1030747

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Each IAF flight plans 4 guns plus a radar and 60 such flights. Even SWARMs would find it tough. Especially if we get some proper new gen fragmentation rounds. I doubt if you can fight off swarm with traditional SAM + AA GUN concept. The most important point is try to be the one who attacks first as...
by ArjunPandit
19 Oct 2020 05:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8119
Views: 1079814

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Anyone knows about clashes between Assam and Mizoram people. few inferences can be drawn from news articlesin timesnow about stone pelting, injuries in neck https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/tension-at-assam-mizoram-border-as-many-injured-in-violent-clash/669203 people from Assam, armed wi...
by ArjunPandit
10 Oct 2020 02:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

the many earlier avatars of the now evolved CCP have had these long standing plans to divert most of the river waters away from other countries and into the arid regions of china. they do not produce enough food to feed their own populations and at this time they can manage to feed about 23% of the...
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2020 21:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4662
Views: 766339

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

When will someone in India say: "We choose to build jet engines in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard,..." no one..coz india is not USA ....what will happen is there will be a long and ardous road that will be taken up over time after...
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2020 21:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 969350

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

Who knows how many are on chinese payroll that chinese had to resort to public message instead of sending each media person chinese command in person. #freetibet MEA reminds Beijing, 'Free media in India' after Chinese mission sent letter advising how to report https://www.wionews.com/india-news/me...
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2020 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559002

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

did you folks hear about the news that the covid no.s were underreported coz the excel hit the column limit in data
by ArjunPandit
29 Sep 2020 21:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3698
Views: 1030747

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I think what we missed that one of the test was highly successful. Where it failed or did not achieve the desired success, IIRC, was treetop flying or lo lo lo flight. If not anything it complicates enemy plan in terms of logistics as they will have to keep air defences or hardened structures if the...
by ArjunPandit
29 Sep 2020 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

In case the showdown does not happen within the next 3 years then the Chinese will be left ruing their chances(that is if they had the chance at all). With the critical Border roads construction finishing and the infrastructure loopholes being filled-in during the next 3 years, if they try anything...
by ArjunPandit
28 Sep 2020 03:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

In a way I feel this Winter deployment is good for us in the long run... Even if things don't go kinetic, we will gain valuable experience of maintaining war time force in those heights during winter in Ladakh... It will help us fix all loopholes in terms of weapons, equipment and logistics, in cas...
by ArjunPandit
23 Sep 2020 22:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3698
Views: 1030747

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

rant mode on..ab to order de do arjun ke ..
by ArjunPandit
17 Sep 2020 14:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

That may just be the first nail in the coffin of the t family tanks in the army. On the contrary.... An Arjun in Ladakh....dream on sir... can they take tanks just like that..shouldnt they require a logistic/engineering support of recovery vehicles.testing their performance in such heights should a...
by ArjunPandit
17 Sep 2020 14:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

All things point to plenty of intelligence sharing right now Sure, there is significant amount of cooperation going on between India and the US. That's a good thing. But what Nalapat et al and some on this forum are pushing for is for India to throw in its lot completely with the US, as in, their e...
by ArjunPandit
16 Sep 2020 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

a very good discussion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FYnbPnYB18&t=3381s The Ladakh Standoff and the Next Phase of China-India Relations i always agree with prof. MD Nalapat. why we don't get into some army pact with US just like what Indra Gandhi did with Russia. we need to fight our own war...
by ArjunPandit
16 Sep 2020 22:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2433
Views: 407490

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

and this is what is causing the rub with global times and it gets worse them for them going forward espeically with winters.
by ArjunPandit
31 Aug 2020 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4518
Views: 1034577

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Shameek wrote:^^ Interesting article. Always amazes me how the Chinese keep copying and Russia keeps selling them new stuff to copy. :-?

russia also partnered with germans for tanks before ww2 under tractor design sham
by ArjunPandit
21 Aug 2020 14:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1928
Views: 381020

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Didnt see this getting posted https://breakingdefense.com/2020/08/ai-slays-top-f-16-pilot-in-darpa-dogfight-simulation/ https://sites.breakingmedia.com/uploads/sites/3/2020/08/Screen-Shot-2020-08-20-at-4.18.53-PM-768x433.png WASHINGTON: In a 5 to 0 sweep, an AI ‘pilot’ developed by Heron Systems bea...
by ArjunPandit
14 Aug 2020 05:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3626
Views: 1086831

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

I am looking for a scaled down model of Tejas to keep it on my desk. Is there any availability of such model? If yes, where can I get it? https://www.indiamart.com/proddetail/lca-tejas-airplane-model-19064717897.html isnt it quite high? is it due to low volumes or high specification? ..at one of th...
by ArjunPandit
11 Aug 2020 15:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3169
Views: 461759

Re: Indus Water Treaty

SSridhar wrote:The WB has taken the right decision by not taking a decision.

could this be pressure tactics by khan to bring paxis back in their camp
by ArjunPandit
07 Aug 2020 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 388776

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

never visited this thread, as videos didnt open up from office network...but it is a goldmine.. in line with the first post of thread, will be sharing documentaries or series that I watched 1. Dogfight: These are the playlists for different wars..it's disheartening that we dont have similar simulati...
by ArjunPandit
06 Aug 2020 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3626
Views: 1086831

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

possibly due to removal of conservatism in the landing gear leading to weight loss
by ArjunPandit
05 Aug 2020 15:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316505

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

hnair wrote:
ArjunPandit wrote:this is huge.. that means it might not go everywhere..long range should take care of that ..

Guys, stop flippantly saying such things, so it becomes an axiom.

sure sir..thanks for the correction...apologies!
by ArjunPandit
04 Aug 2020 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206636

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Good interview, I liked the following points... 1. Army is not all unhappy about Arjun and there is a genuine realization of challenges. Now if he's representative that's a question but the fact BSD mentions others were happy too should point. He does talk about the role in desert. 2. Usage of BMP2 ...
by ArjunPandit
04 Aug 2020 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316505

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

this is huge.. that means it might not go everywhere..long range should take care of that ..
by ArjunPandit
03 Aug 2020 01:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3682
Views: 691880

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

IAF has been training with rafale for quite sometime..IIRC the pilots were in france for training..our pilots flew from france to india a long flight..there has been a lot of training on simulators as well..i think would be stupid to think that think IAF didnt plan to have a good sized pilot pool an...
by ArjunPandit
03 Aug 2020 01:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 968185

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

Mods please delete this rant, if you see it appropriate...... why this rona dhona..we have dismembered a nation in last 70s years...we have defended our interests..went blew the bluster of a noook powah..that used to scare us every moment with noooks..now all that is gone... china is a different bea...
by ArjunPandit
03 Aug 2020 00:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3682
Views: 691880

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

Is it appropriate to discuss tail numbers and their distinction of trainer v/s non trainer...
by ArjunPandit
31 Jul 2020 02:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3626
Views: 1086831

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

@rakesh ji Isn't it for SP 21?..for a sec i thought of deleting pics..but darn they are so awesome i cant do that myself... :P :P :P :P Whoa! Isn't SP-21 actually SP-17 now? Gurus, please advise. i might be wrong....i thought the 21 in the tail also stands for SP 21....so why it is taking so long c...
by ArjunPandit
31 Jul 2020 01:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3626
Views: 1086831

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

@rakesh ji Isn't it for SP 21?..for a sec i thought of deleting pics..but darn they are so awesome i cant do that myself... :P :P :P :P Is it just me, or there is some slight difference for SP-21's gun? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETUomhKUEAAQ32t?format=jpg&name=large Also, is that a small exhau...
by ArjunPandit
30 Jul 2020 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3626
Views: 1086831

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

rakesh ji...may i request you to please check SP 21 related info on first page of the thread needs an update....there are some previous posts of it with SP 21 in air...
by ArjunPandit
29 Jul 2020 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1936
Views: 468083

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

just another day in paxtan.. 1. https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/07/29/world/asia/ap-as-pakistan-blasphemy.html?smid=tw-share PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A young Pakistani Muslim walked into a courtroom in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Wednesday and shot and killed a fellow Muslim who was on tr...
by ArjunPandit
27 Jul 2020 05:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3969
Views: 755529

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

Click on the link below.... https://twitter.com/KalitaAbhinav/status/1285956770855256065?s=20 ----> Balakot Airstrike Thread. rakesh ji twitter is fairly unreliable with ids going away ..best to copy the twitter BALAKOT AIRSTRIKE THREAD The reason behind choosing balakot was clear it was the contro...
by ArjunPandit
26 Jul 2020 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8119
Views: 1079814

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

0GJnh0lpDNA x-posting this video here..very rare good work from somoene in indian media 1. Problems in balochistan : a. Drinking water problems and how PA shot civilians for water protests b. destruction of fishery business 2. number of ports balochistan port: speciifcs of gwadar a. In the video: G...
by ArjunPandit
26 Jul 2020 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 564
Views: 95668

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

0GJnh0lpDNA x-posting this video here..very rare good work from somoene in indian media 1. Problems in balochistan : a. Drinking water problems and how PA shot civilians for water protests b. destruction of fishery business 2. number of ports balochistan port: speciifcs of gwadar a. In the video: G...
by ArjunPandit
21 Jul 2020 15:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3698
Views: 1030747

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

NASAM was always a political buy it was never bought on military merit. Thats why it might still go in
by ArjunPandit
28 Jun 2020 05:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1368
Views: 128254

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

Economist has an article on the fact taht US administration considered the resumption of nuclear testing in On June 23rd the State Department told Congress that it suspected that Russia had conducted “nuclear weapons-related experiments that have created nuclear yield”, in violation of the Comprehen...
by ArjunPandit
22 Jun 2020 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 968185

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

What are chances of heavy rain in galwan valley n galwan river getting flooded? Will such situation affect current deployment along galwan valley? Just a curious qn. Is galwan area known to have less rain that such situation is very remote in terms of possibility? IIRC ladakh-tibet area is a desert...
by ArjunPandit
22 Jun 2020 15:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 968185

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

Mollick.R you have a point. However., I think RaviB is talking about recently with demographic changes of single child policy and rising affluence causing social change. Still it's better not to assume too much of this advantage. Better have realistic view of the enemy. Let's not go with the belief...
by ArjunPandit
16 Jun 2020 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 968185

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

first of all om shanti to the souls of martyred. Secondly, asking for a kungfu unit is the stupidest thing i have heard on the forum in my stint going two decades. Let's not speculate till we have full details, but chinese need to be given some medicine for sure...
by ArjunPandit
15 Jun 2020 16:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1936
Views: 468083

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

amar_p wrote:Pak is playing with fire here... our staffers better come back safe and sound, and QUICKLY.

i think this is a distraction by china to
1. show india they control the neighborhood
2. use it to disengage on border
3. force pakis to fall more in their orbit by doing some activities on LAC

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