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by ArjunPandit
17 Oct 2018 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1607
Views: 134929

Re: Understanding the US - Again

the war in yemen is very very ugly - mass starvation on the horizon on top of indiscriminate bombing of civilians west are happy to back Saudis on this and facilitate abuses same old same old True, but surprisingly for last few days I have been seeing lot of coverage of war in yemen after india's a...
by ArjunPandit
17 Oct 2018 14:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 551
Views: 45186

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

There was another theory, that pakis were feeling the heat after american surge in afghanistan and wanted to complicate the US-Afghan-Pak calculus in a similar fashion to 2001 by bringing nuclear war bogey
by ArjunPandit
17 Oct 2018 13:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 739
Views: 155534

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

^^packees would give both the kidneys for getting hands on tejas
by ArjunPandit
17 Oct 2018 13:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2387
Views: 52556

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

there was a statment from dont remember either michio kaku or neil degrasse tyson, that if scientists are celebrated like today's celebrities, human civilization will reach god like status
by ArjunPandit
17 Oct 2018 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1882
Views: 234768

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^in this conversation my question may be slightly OT, but does anyone know of the origins of soft proscription of sea travel in hinduism. There are many mainstream stories, e.g., about ramanujam and vivekanad talk about it. I have always countered it using 1. Ramayan stories of sea travel of shrira...
by ArjunPandit
17 Oct 2018 09:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: ALT-Tech Dhaga
Replies: 34
Views: 4739

Re: ALT-Tech Dhaga

UBji, I had similar thoughts to begin with. Your yak dung is not wrong, just less popular to the dark dung popular these days. Based on what little i read, the jury is not out yet and fashion will keep on shifting till a new Einstien arrives at the stage
by ArjunPandit
16 Oct 2018 15:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1882
Views: 234768

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

both of you mean well, may i request you not to ruin the thread by taking your battles
by ArjunPandit
16 Oct 2018 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1882
Views: 234768

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Rdji, I was coming to gautams point. Indian migrants to West have largely been educated and soft Indians except may be Sikhs who anyways are at best neutral towards India, the ones politically active are just the leftovers of kps Gil's purge. Based on my limited sample search keeping weapons at home...
by ArjunPandit
14 Oct 2018 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3518
Views: 404568

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Three of things seem to be happening simultaneously, 1. IBG formalization (at least in public domain, I guess they were in existence in some form or shape since 2010) 2. Optimization/Rationalization 3. MSCs, contrary to media reports, the statement from CoAS was to confirm the raising of these corps...
by ArjunPandit
12 Oct 2018 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 739
Views: 155534

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

Jays Sir, as expected the idrw kids copied your image, dude seriously these guys need to have some shame ... anyways i like them as news aggregators but hate them for the lack of editorial ethics. Ha ha. I should have put a small marker on the image. :lol: Anyway, I shot a tweet to the buggers. The...
by ArjunPandit
11 Oct 2018 22:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1421
Views: 198103

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

rahu gandhi has been crying the entire amount of offset to be as the scam value. No one has bothered to even question him about the amount.
by ArjunPandit
11 Oct 2018 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2627
Views: 526461

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

sorry to pitch in with very simplistic thinking, esp after maitya's lovely post. The three things i take from the current production rate are 1. things are improving, although HAL is behind the production 2. IAF will take as many Tejas (Mk1, MK1A) as can be built (I think it was IR who said this lon...
by ArjunPandit
10 Oct 2018 11:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 697
Views: 90003

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

ramana wrote:#UN Reform...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniting_for_Consensus

This group looks like a bunch of disgruntled nations with agenda to prevent new emerging G4 powers the seat at high table....

soko was the surprising member of the list. Rest all are losers who still think they ruled the world
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2018 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2288
Views: 281188

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

Singha wrote:indo tsp agreement prohibits fixed wing ac within 10km of border does it include drones ?

Which agreement?
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2018 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 739
Views: 155534

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

Fwiw, livefist/Twitter reporting that that order for 46 nlca by 2025
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2018 11:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2850
Views: 471715

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Singha wrote:In other news cheen announces sale of 48 wing loong2 drones to tsp

These are as big as the reaper

Its endurance and speed may not be at par with reaper but can take 12 atgm

https://youtu.be/bTr_zPbvELU

Who's paying? IMF, China?
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2018 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2850
Views: 471715

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

What will India buy now? Avenger or Predator?
by ArjunPandit
09 Oct 2018 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4721
Views: 880138

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

How do we plan to integrate all these to get tfta images on multiple screens on a panel in Delhi?
Thinking of a scenario where iaf acts as atc for paf
by ArjunPandit
03 Oct 2018 17:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2806
Views: 299648

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

does anyone know the SR71 would leak fuel onto the tarmac in some conditions? sounds like a very scary thing but they never had any publicly known accident web:: SR-71s run on JP-7 fuel, that fills the six large tanks in the fuselage. The component parts of the Blackbird fit very loosely together t...
by ArjunPandit
30 Sep 2018 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 188
Views: 26577

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

I dont remember philip pushing for it anytime recently.
by ArjunPandit
30 Sep 2018 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3061
Views: 385113

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^loss of jawans makes no difference, we will have to escalate to make them lose 15 officers and jernails.
by ArjunPandit
29 Sep 2018 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 976
Views: 90104

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Reports emanating from Japan https://www.yahoo.com/news/raptor-reborn-super-f-22-143700804.html Reports are once again emerging from Japan that Lockheed Martin is pitching a highly modified version of its stealthy F-22 Raptor air superiority fighter to Tokyo for its next-generation fighter requireme...
by ArjunPandit
28 Sep 2018 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2806
Views: 299648

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

But they did modify it to carry brahmos
by ArjunPandit
28 Sep 2018 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99427

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

yensoy wrote:
ArjunPandit wrote:I suggest a fly by of Su30s in Indian colors during the swearing in ceremony, obviously at the request of our maldivian friends


Good idea, we can drop rose petals as well to convey our greetings.

You mean from the hepters that they're keen to return
by ArjunPandit
27 Sep 2018 18:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1421
Views: 198103

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

I think it's best to stop visiting this forum for free days
by ArjunPandit
27 Sep 2018 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1421
Views: 198103

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

People 'misinformed' about offset aspect of Rafale deal: Air Force deputy chief https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/people-misinformed-about-offset-aspect-of-rafale-deal-air-force-deputy-chief/articleshow/65955478.cms?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TOIDesktop Wh...
by ArjunPandit
26 Sep 2018 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3491
Views: 351454

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

BHP brake horse power!!! I always thought it's bi horse power
by ArjunPandit
26 Sep 2018 21:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4721
Views: 880138

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

1. What would be the maneovring target? Banshee?
2. 23 tests don't remember that many tests being done
by ArjunPandit
25 Sep 2018 18:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4721
Views: 880138

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

nits wrote:hmm; enemy may fire during Night, Day, cloudy, Rainy at time of his choosing; so we may need testing in all this conditions

Just curious if Pakistan has done any night test of their Uber cool missiles
by ArjunPandit
25 Sep 2018 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1577
Views: 187993

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^didn't you hear the argument of benign Brits that they did it to safeguard the interest of their Muslim subjects? Such nice people to leave a mess everywhere they left
by ArjunPandit
25 Sep 2018 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1421
Views: 198103

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

mods could we please take this scam related discussion on a separate thread? these meaningless rants on either side have turned this more into political/corporate law thread rather than a military thread
by ArjunPandit
25 Sep 2018 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1607
Views: 134929

Re: Understanding the US- Again

China’s sea control is a done deal, ‘short of war with the US’ - Hannah Beech | NYT News Service NEAR MISCHIEF REEF: As the reconnaissance plane banked low near Mischief Reef in the early this month, a Chinese warning crackled on the radio. “US military aircraft,” came the challenge, delivered in E...
by ArjunPandit
25 Sep 2018 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4721
Views: 880138

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

nits wrote:From tech perspective; does it matter night or day time for missile defence ?

read it in one of the article, that backdrop of sun may pose difficulties in identification
by ArjunPandit
24 Sep 2018 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1463
Views: 115798

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Bart S wrote:Well, good riddance finally, but it's clear that the commie scum in Nepal needs to go. It's one thing if they want Chinese investment and ties and try to rub that in our face to prop up their ego, but hosting and shielding Paki terrorists is simply unacceptable. :evil:

#AccheDin
by ArjunPandit
24 Sep 2018 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 91567

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

^^^^ Thanks AP ji, Can we put this video as a sticky. Extremely good acting by Prakash Belawadi(actually all others too) playing Radhakrishnan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIAq9UEPSWU this video should be made a part of class V curriculum so that girls and boys alike see what SDREs can achieve....
by ArjunPandit
24 Sep 2018 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4721
Views: 880138

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

^^why night blindness? the missile launch will be enough to lighten us up like the birbal could cook a khichdi with akber badshah's light
by ArjunPandit
24 Sep 2018 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99427

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

chola wrote:It would be nice to have Solih invite the IN to visit. Or we can just invite ourselves.

I suggest a fly by of Su30s in Indian colors during the swearing in ceremony, obviously at the request of our maldivian friends

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