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by ArjunPandit
21 Jan 2018 01:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5155
Views: 454666

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Read the article again. Vivek Lall is simply hawking the F-16 Block 70, by dangling the carrot of the F-35 even closer to the IAF and MoD's face. And that is nothing new. LM was talking about commonality with the F-35 and the F-16 Block 70 being the 'logical' path to the F-35 even earlier. It's not...
by ArjunPandit
20 Jan 2018 02:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4399
Views: 212876

Re: Deterrence

Haridas wrote:
ArjunPandit wrote:didnt p2 involve testing of Sub kt device for TNW?

Sub kt was to caliberate Eqn of State of verious fissile materials isotopes (except u235).
Now where all would one apply that ?
Make a system or a system of systems!

Sir, With my little googling, I am not able to find any of this.
by ArjunPandit
20 Jan 2018 00:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3225
Views: 402209

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

better to find and fix defects now, than finding when IAF pilots are flying them. The flying daggers are an awesome squadron. They are married to the aircraft. They sense that what they are doing is very rare in the history of IAF and the country. You have heard how pilots have said that they staye...
by ArjunPandit
19 Jan 2018 01:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4399
Views: 212876

Re: Deterrence

nam you got it right. In 1999 ACM Mehra was asked by some chatterrati at Stan madrasa was India developing TNW based on those low yield tests? He said India considers the use of nukes at strategic as it takes it to wholly different level of warfare. And its only question of low and high yield. That...
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 306
Views: 28631

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^^have never understood why polio specifically is associated with sterlization of malsis? is it just malsi flat earth like heresay or there is some truth to it.
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 11:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1418
Views: 149802

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Rohit Vats on twitter 1. With respect to recent reports and satellite pictures, Chinese have simply made permanent their earlier temporary infra on the plateau. But mind you - the India-China dispute was NOT about Chinese presence on Doklam. It was about road being extended+ 2. from area opposite Do...
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 11:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2768
Views: 434613

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Hemant rout confirms that the missile test is successful.
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4399
Views: 212876

Re: Deterrence

^^Shiv sir, One of the reasons of dropping Nukes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (as were one documentary, BBC IIRC) was the city structures were primarily of wood and paper. Some of the concrete structures not few miles away from the center, though damaged were not obliterated. Your point may be one of t...
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 10:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1418
Views: 149802

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

^^Sir, is the above post really required on this thread?
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1418
Views: 149802

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Apart from the sizzling sulemani keeda in Chinese, what could be the other motivation? 1. H&D 2. Distraction for the US from South china to highlight that they can open multiple fronts anytime 3. Increase the costs (might be blessing in disguise for us)? 4. Pressure release for pakis 5. Future o...
by ArjunPandit
18 Jan 2018 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1418
Views: 149802

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Rawat sir's statement on this https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/dont-see-serious-trouble-but-forces-ready-for-any-exigency-army-chief-bipin-rawat-on-doklam/articleshow/62542460.cms Question- if PLA troops have returned to doklam, in whatever small nos, then why haven't indian troops...
by ArjunPandit
17 Jan 2018 23:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1418
Views: 149802

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Rawat sir's statement on this https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/dont-see-serious-trouble-but-forces-ready-for-any-exigency-army-chief-bipin-rawat-on-doklam/articleshow/62542460.cms They have carried out some infrastructure development, most of it is temporary in nature. But while the...
by ArjunPandit
17 Jan 2018 23:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1418
Views: 149802

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Don't see this being posted on any forum Chinese presence in Doklam The Print report says satellite images from December 10 show concrete posts, seven helipads, new trenches and several dozen armoured vehicles close to the point where the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops wer...
by ArjunPandit
17 Jan 2018 01:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3765
Views: 556355

Re: Small Arms Thread

^^How long is this "emergency procurement" supposed to take?
by ArjunPandit
17 Jan 2018 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1089
Views: 82066

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/us-military-quietly-prepares-for-a-last-resort-war-with-north-korea/articleshow/62522488.cms highly classified Special Operations exercises in the United States, including those with scenarios to seize unsecured nuclear weapons or conduct clandestine par...
by ArjunPandit
16 Jan 2018 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3261
Views: 162254

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

And the money is going to be redirected to educate muslim girls. The appeasement continues..I see no difference. -M The difference is the first step has been taken. Let's not kill the golden hen today to get all the eggs today. I am sure you dont want this policy to be reversed after another govt c...
by ArjunPandit
16 Jan 2018 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3110
Views: 277954

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

ramana wrote:War is coming.

Sir million dollar question is when, I was hoping, these vermins will be dealt after 2022 ish to ensure a third term after fully preparing, but seems like this govt is on a crash course.
by ArjunPandit
16 Jan 2018 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Two and Half Front War Scenario
Replies: 70
Views: 4935

Re: Two and Half Front War Scenario

Ramana sir, Great thread. Would it be a good idea to include impact of a total war of duration over a war affects major metros/cantt cities, e.g., communication, utilities/electricity/financial/food networks for a long duration facing shortages. Majority of people dont even have heard a war story ap...
by ArjunPandit
16 Jan 2018 01:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3556
Views: 242628

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

srai wrote:^^^
LCA - some other variety :wink:
  • Latest Combat Aircraft
  • Leading Combat Aircraft
  • Logical Combat Aircraft

Maybe this is what it should have been ...
ICA -> Indian Combat Aircraft

Why not Lethal Combat aircraft!
by ArjunPandit
15 Jan 2018 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3110
Views: 277954

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

nam wrote:Anybody dies, Pak gets the whipping.

Let's not wait for our sons to die...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jan 2018 10:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 306
Views: 28631

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^^I was looking at the origin of this 120 Bn figure and came across a hell of an anal-ISIS. Savor it. http://www.finance.gov.pk/survey/chapters_16/Annexure_IV_War_on_terror.pdf 1. I think as an entry level analyst almost a decade back, I used to a better job. There are details about only last 2 year...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jan 2018 10:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3829
Views: 527141

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Till such time IN has WNC based out of mumbai it will have personal and logistics based in Mumbai be it colaba or other south mumbai. Gadkari comment is based out of sheer arrogance then real concern for IN well being. Look at the way he talks IN came to me to ask for flats and I told them to get l...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jan 2018 09:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1026
Views: 130048

Re: Analyzing CPEC

1. Pitch in for development projects, funded through high interest debt and your own labor 2. Wait for borrower credit worthiness to deteriorate 3.a. Push for own currency settlment 3.b. Fund army/military protection for your workers 3.c fund corrupt politicians/officials 4. Wait for default or push...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jan 2018 09:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 473
Views: 55224

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

No, it's by Reuters, syndicated on a Pakistani website. The article is by a guy named Peter Marino. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-marino-china-commentary/commentary-inside-the-growing-backlash-against-china-idUSKBN1EY236?il=0 Peter Marino doesn't have a lot of articles on the Reuters website -...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jan 2018 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 473
Views: 55224

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


An important point not to missed is that this is an article from Pakistani newspaper
by ArjunPandit
10 Jan 2018 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1759
Views: 248550

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^Big stick and no carrot for a decade, to compensate for the small stick and big carrot they have gotten used to. For far too long we have accomodated Hurriyat traiters and their ilk. We should realize now is the time to decimate/subdue these traitors
by ArjunPandit
10 Jan 2018 05:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3225
Views: 402209

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

They're being flogged alright. The video of NO.45 Squadron has one of the pilots mentioning that over 4000 flights have occurred and that video was a while ago.. it implied that over 400 squadron flights had occurred , that too with a fleet size that incrementally has grown to just about 5. Nobody ...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 22:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 81
Views: 12659

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

ramana wrote:Also try this:

Aerodynamics for Naval Aviators

Very good book form perspective of pilots.

Thanks sir, hopefully these books will de-addict me from BRF for next round of re-toxing :D.
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 21:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3225
Views: 402209

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Great news on Mk.2 front. So who will assume ownership of Mk.2? ADA or HAL? Will it be HAL but still majority of the design is handled (if not done) by ADA? I hope this renewal will bring in some new opportunities for young engineers. This is very very good news. What will be more important is if 1...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3225
Views: 402209

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

SaiK wrote:
Akshay Kapoor wrote:
I have been saying for a while that LCA flight is just taking off and there are big positives ahead :wink:

OK.. I need to make my claims then. I keep constantly bugging Sitaraman ji.

Great job sir, kudos to you, I think we all should follow this for Arjun. Who knows we might get lucky there too
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3225
Views: 402209

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

On a serious note I was thinking of learning basic physics of a fighter jet ...any recommendations for basic physics from Jay, want to start with some basic and preferably with numericals 'Flight Without Formulae' by AC Kermode is a masterpiece. Written before WW2, it remains one of the best books ...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4813
Views: 379991

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

^^with all their mind games, We as a nation should never forget that they were besides/behind us in '71, the high point of modern Indian state(wont say the highest, as it is yet to come). I have heard very similar stories from my colleagues thanking indians for their friendship and treating as frien...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 07:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559465

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

May be I am an idiot ... but when I start my car... and keep my trunk open ..or rear door open-- it gives all sorts of beeping noise to alert me before I even put my foot on accelerator. This is a 2.2 billion Nuclear submarine... I just can not connect the dots... something is amiss... sorry sir bu...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 07:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5155
Views: 454666

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

The Father of All Fighters http://www.indialegallive.com/commercial-news/defence-news/fifth-generation-f-35-the-father-of-all-fighters-41914 It does not matter whether an air force has a Rafale, an F-16, Sukhois, the Swedish Gripen, the Eurofighter or a Mirage. None of these fighters can even come ...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4813
Views: 379991

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

True as of date China has some security concerns but as the Russian economy sinks (or does not grow) and Chinese GDP grows, Russia becoming a vassal of China is inevitable. It is not just this author a couple of weeks back a high ranking Russian official even advised India to forego its concerns on...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 06:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 306
Views: 28631

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

US conveys 'concrete' steps Pakistan must take to resume security aid flow “Our expectations are straightforward,” Pentagon spokesman Colonel Rob Manning told reporters. “Taliban and Haqqani leadership and attack planners should no longer be able to find safe haven or conduct operations from Pakist...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 04:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 306
Views: 28631

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^In fact the rumours on some of the Paki channels are that NS family influenced Saudis who interceded on their behalf and caused the POTUS to pressure Pakis (who are now run solely by the Army and no longer PML) as a favour to NS. Of course that could just be some conspiracy theory put out by rabid...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 03:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1311
Views: 137347

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

ramana wrote:Most likely the possibility of combat is growing everyday.

I have similar sense, but I am expecting it after 2019
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 02:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1166
Views: 187640

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Indian Air Force Su-30MKI Deploy to Hasimara https://www.bellingcat.com/news/rest-of-world/2018/01/08/iaf-su-30mki-deploy-hasimara/ Bases like these should be swarmed with LCA. We have had a long stable track record of the plane. It is time for us to push it and move the plane to be based at least ...
by ArjunPandit
09 Jan 2018 00:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1089
Views: 82066

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Pakistan. Seriously. It is JUST possible that Trump et al have decided: 1) there is no easy win in NoKo, especially with Lungi Shiver Moon in charge of SoKo and Japan reluctant to have the US fight a war on its soil. Worst of all, PRC itself running the blockade with impunity, and making sure sanct...

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