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by YashG
07 Apr 2019 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Singha wrote: main goal should be to bomb their economy back to stone age rather than air to air heroics and wreckage counting. anything infra bigger than a goatshed [/u]


If you bomb their goatsheds too, then no biryani for them... :rotfl:
by YashG
07 Apr 2019 21:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Karan, when you see this post ---> another one by Coupta for you to refute :) Talking nonsense as usual. India should look beyond 27 Feb numbers & build a stronger defence against Pakistan zCSsYdaW-1E His rant is so pedestrian. Not a single seminal point. This is the kind of discussion with whi...
by YashG
07 Apr 2019 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Circumstantial Evidence that Lara Seligman & her FP Article was special interest action Great analysis. I too think she got played (by who exactly is uncertain) and the reiteration via the Global Times article was doubling down to protect her "scoop". As you have correctly stated, she...
by YashG
07 Apr 2019 18:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Pakistan says india planning more attacks! https://www.geo.tv/latest/233418-pakistan-has-credible-information-india-is-preparing-for-another-act-of-aggression-qureshi https://www.dawn.com/news/1474540 Preparations are being made, and there are chances of another attack against Pakistan. According to...
by YashG
07 Apr 2019 14:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Circumstantial Evidence that Lara Seligman & her FP Article was special interest action 1. Lara Seligman (form hereon LS) hasn't reported on India before. Since Oct 25 - She has done 75 stories on FP since only 3 i.e. 4% stories on India. Of these all 3 have been since the Balakot strikes. 2. L...
by YashG
06 Apr 2019 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Another smoking gun. If US team counted the F16s and PAF showed a clean record - then ISPR would have reported the same by itself. It wouldnt have waited for seligman's article ( or unless they knew it ). But most likely this inspection never gives a clear picture down to the last A/C- it must someh...
by YashG
06 Apr 2019 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

From Lara Seligman.... https://twitter.com/laraseligman/status/1114183187054366720 ---> Getting a lot of qs on whether the US included the F-16s Pakistan bought from Jordan in its count. The answer is YES: even third-party transfers of US equipment must go through the US government. ----------------...
by YashG
05 Apr 2019 15:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Why are people getting upset due to Paki paid FP article? Nobody is getting worked up. This is a war of narratives that we should win. This requires our *appropriate attention* so we stay on the top of narrative. History is written by the victor. Then the history becomes the truth. It is not about ...
by YashG
05 Apr 2019 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

IAF shooting F16 & Balakot Strikes have been politicised. This is BAD. *IAF should take over the narrative of Balakot & F16 Dogfights, so it is not politicised.* Lara Seligman's article has Modi on top of the article. Why?! IAF action was not about Modi. When she calls IAF liars, its hurting...
by YashG
05 Apr 2019 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Aditya G wrote:Does the US count all F-16s, including the older ones and ex-Jordan airframes? The strict monitoring was only for the new Block 52 units


Ye which ones were counted? Probably the one that went down wasnt the one covered under US inspection (Jordanian perhaps).
by YashG
31 Mar 2019 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 651
Views: 159897

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

I will give it to Pak wrt marketing & perception management. Having said that I don't want neither our Govt nor the armed forces resort to lies, deception etc. just to preserve H&D. I am sure there are ways in which to have better perception management without resorting to the above. Pak fo...
by YashG
30 Mar 2019 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 651
Views: 159897

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

ISPR has released this game where you get to play missions with Pakistani forces and intelligence arm.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tgr-the ... 91332?mt=8

Its a good marketing trick.
by YashG
19 Mar 2019 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

I just hope GOI has been able to obtain some videos of locals taking Mobile videos of Paki Pilot and F-16 debris, these hopefully will be realeased in good time. IRNSS has 0.1 m resolution over the subcontinent. They should have some images ( f16 was shot, then its debris shud have scattered over a...
by YashG
03 Mar 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The above details mentioned by Dileep is the probably the right location. Kagan Gali. I have posted the image in previous pages as well. Seminary on the hill top. We jut need the latest imagery. But as I mentioned, Pak would taken the whole world to the seminary, if it was intact. That would have b...
by YashG
03 Mar 2019 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

:) Maybe. Just makes me happy if I can believe in my head that we did the damage. So as long as that article can be refuted/invalidated, I'm at peace. :D one of the main reasons for the persistent demand for India to provide proof is that such proof would reveal closely guarded and the highly class...
by YashG
03 Mar 2019 10:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Not trying to win some friends here by posting this. I asked in my post if we've got something that refutes this. ... How about both sides are correct. 3 mirages actually attacked the site and each carries 3 bombs of the size mentioned. 4 hitting the trees as tweeted by DGISPR. 5 hitting the actual...
by YashG
03 Mar 2019 05:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

Of the 20 Aircrafts that took part in the PAF attack - 8 F16; 8 Mirage 3 & 5 & 4 JF17 - Only 4 were JF-17. If JF17 is PAF's second best ac, why not create package with more of them? Why rely on Mirage 3 & 5 ( which are truly vintage - Only PAF & Egypt AF uses these anymore) ? JF-17 s...
by YashG
02 Mar 2019 12:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

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

You don't expect those Western "experts" to admit that the pride of their air forces was shot down by a "Russian junk" being flown by an SDRE would you? I went through the US news sources - they are not reporting the F16 shoot down. Its tough love. But part of it is how we handl...
by YashG
02 Mar 2019 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

@moderators & BR junta. I think a mig-21 shooting down F-16 is history. It changes a lot of calculations. The aviation world is talking about this. It would be great if we can open a new topic on analysis and crosslinks of various credible internet discussion on this historic event. Over time t...
by YashG
02 Mar 2019 00:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2896
Views: 371577

Mig-21 shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

86 seconds that changed seven decades of aviation history! F16 F-16 is a fourth generation American fighter jet. In the five decades long history of F-16, it has been never been ONCE shot down on an offensive mission by another aircraft (1). The only other time it has been shot down was in 1996 but ...
by YashG
01 Mar 2019 21:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537209

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

@moderators & BR junta. I think a mig-21 shooting down F-16 is history. It changes a lot of calculations. The aviation world is talking about this. It would be great if we can open a new topic on analysis and crosslinks of various credible internet discussion on this historic event. Over time th...
by YashG
28 Feb 2019 01:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Totally! Plane life & ATF bills. If we do nothing (Though I want to see action) but keep them on a boil for months. Findout every way in which their readiness, logistics will cost them $$ they dont have. It will be such a nice slooooow boil. I wish this approach would work, but it's clear that ...
by YashG
28 Feb 2019 00:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Teetar reports indicating blackouts in Lahore. Bakis maintaining a near constant patrol of AEW&Cs. if not anything bhikhmango ki plane life hours hi nikal jayenge Totally! Plane life & ATF bills. If we do nothing (Though I want to see action) but keep them on a boil for months. Findout ever...
by YashG
28 Feb 2019 00:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

From Twitter -> Pakistan Army Chief says that India is again planning for a misadventure. There is a high alert in Karachi and Pasni as the reports of Indian navy moving towards Karachi are getting affirmation. Pakistan Air Force is maintaining surveillance across the southern belt of Pakistan. lin...
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 20:55
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Zynda wrote:Singha opposition showed their true colours today by issuing a joint statement where they said more or less that they won't stand behind current GoI.


I dont think discussing the statements of political parties here is prudent.
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 20:44
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Why do Indians stop to look at approval all the time? Who cares? This is war. Time to unleash the dogs - doesn’t matter how you got here! Play to win!! Bingo. Western countries dont give a damn and we cant. Once we come on top - whatever remains of the hyphenated ind-pak diplomacy remains will evap...
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 19:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

pratik wrote:SaaB AirEYE is surely in Air. Time to take it down.
https://twitter.com/IndianGarud/status/1100755715633729536


If we force them to keep so many planes in air for extended periods - say even months. We can bleed them with a thousand expensive flights.
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 19:14
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

yes this is analysis worthy. I remember that a lot of their fleet is not night ready. Anyone has more data on this? And what this means is wait for tonight for diwali by IAF? I remember reading they have around 75 (now 74 probably) F-16s. Around 120 JF-17s. These are the jets because of FMS and PRC...
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 19:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Patni wrote:so looking forward to seeing pictures of karachi harbour at night under bright red glow from burning oil.


Jingo in me wants u to be right but on a second thought - aint that predictable?
I think surprise will be of value.
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 18:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

All these posts but I saw only one post asking am important question? Why PAF attacked in day? No/limited night-time capability? As for rest, we don't know the calculations of IAF/GOI so we will support them, whatever they decide to do. yes this is analysis worthy. I remember that a lot of their fl...
by YashG
27 Feb 2019 16:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 128268

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

If a mig21 whipped ass of a f16, it will be remembered for a long long time. What are options for India from here. MEA conference keeps everyone guessing - right stuff, even if we are not going to escalate (even though jingo in me wants escalation). But surprise is the best element. During SS1, we s...
by YashG
01 Jan 2018 02:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 539103

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

.When US aircraft start flying with laser weaponry in the next decade they might wake up. Air warfare may not see laser for a long time to come. Because lasers will never be BVR. In the end laser is just light - just more powerful but its physics will still be like light. You can only zap as far as...
by YashG
21 Dec 2017 12:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 539103

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/iaf-to-order-83-more-tejas-but-has-got-only-5-of-40-ordered-earlier/articleshow/62184429.cms The gentleman in the above article does hi sbest to malign LCA. For him 'FOC' or "Combat Ready' is the same. He argues that LCA is till not combat ready because...
by YashG
09 Sep 2017 19:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1035200

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Successful Flight Test of 3rd Generation Anti Tank Guided Missile – NAG India’s indigenously developed 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag has been successfully flight tested twice by DRDO on 8-9-2017 against two different targets in the ranges of Rajasthan. The ATGM Nag missile has...
by YashG
05 Sep 2017 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3946
Views: 583511

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Somebody in this forum asked earlier about the policy of twin engined helicopters for Army Chiefs - Sorry if it has been already answered but a link of an article that states the policy in here - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/army-helicopter-crashes-in-eastern-ladakh-all-safe/articleshow/...
by YashG
05 Sep 2017 18:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3946
Views: 583511

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Vidur saab, Can you please post a link of the above post here or better yet in the FAQ thread since it will be referred to very often. Thanks Don't know how to post the link. Its in the Industrial Development and Military Aviation discussion. Vidur, did you mean this post? Am posting the link - pl ...
by YashG
05 Sep 2017 18:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3946
Views: 583511

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ambati wrote:
JTull wrote:
I think it's "TigerBird"




I was thinking bhediya or wolf would me niche . Think about it three or four of them becomes wolf pack


Lakkadbaggha, Dhol ( Indian Dog) :rotfl:
by YashG
03 Sep 2017 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1035200

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

With regards to the Turkish helicopter shootdown, the MANPADS operator was extremely well trained. The helicopter was making multiple passes but he held his nerve and fired only in a tail chase mode instead of head on. Tail chase missiles are difficult to jink off. In the initial part of the video ...
by YashG
03 Sep 2017 11:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 462628

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Critical trials for desi trainer soon, HAL looks to start production in December The additional order of 38 aircraft (originally for Pilatus) is also likely to go for the HTT 40. https://theprint.in/2017/09/01/critical-trials-desi-trainer-soon-hal-looks-start-production-december/ i like the sound o...
by YashG
03 Sep 2017 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1035200

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Thanks sas and ramana saars Sum ji Kindly post links Sorry could not post initially since on mobile. Anyways, found that the video is on youtube also: jHhv6f856H0 Brutal demonstration of assymetric warfare. I noticed no chaff too but like someone said pilots didnt know they under crosshair - maws c...

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