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by JTull
26 Jun 2019 15:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3278
Views: 477456

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

I hope the locusts swarms do thier job before they are stopped by heavy moonsoon rains in Rajstan and Gujarat and Pakistan Textile Industry can violuntary shut down and sell its machinery at fire sale prices, should help the Paki BOP a little more. I don't wish that. Our bread basket Punjab doesn't...
by JTull
24 Jun 2019 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2118
Views: 289908

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/nicola-sturgeon-boris-johnson-lacks-competence-a-1273642.html Nicola Sturgeon Interview Boris Johnson Lacks 'Competence and Integrity' Does it really make sense to view UK's potential PM and Brexit campaigner from the eyes of German newspaper interviewing ...
by JTull
24 Jun 2019 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2118
Views: 289908

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns UK Parliament inquiry The UK is falling behind in the global race to engage with India because it has failed to adjust its strategy to fit India's enhanced influence and power on the world stage, a new UK parliamentary inquiry report concluded o...
by JTull
20 Jun 2019 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

India Begins User Trials of Russian Air-to-Air Missiles, Destroys UK-Made Drone in Drill In the first indication that Russian missiles are being used by India's primary warplanes, including the Su-30MKI and Mirage 2000, the Indian Air Force has started user trials of next generation air-to-air miss...
by JTull
19 Jun 2019 16:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2763
Views: 572788

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

After the four Vampires were shot down in 1965 war, IAF grounded both Vampires and Ourugans and effectively cut their fleet size in half. Same type of decision by prohibiting the AN-32 flying in mountain terrain. The decision should be to curtail non-upgraded planes in bad weather. And complete the...
by JTull
18 Jun 2019 18:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Banks & Financial System
Replies: 137
Views: 17912

Re: Indian Banks & Financial System

I remember as a school kid, I once went along with my mom to a house a few blocks up the street. Apparently my mom and few others were part of a group that contributed Rs 5 every month and members would gather at this particular house where the lady of the house would organise the auction to bid fo...
by JTull
18 Jun 2019 16:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Banks & Financial System
Replies: 137
Views: 17912

Re: Indian Banks & Financial System

Most Islamic bonds resemble equity investments as interest is not sharia-compliant. They must be invested in businesses and real assets (which must in-turn be sharia compliant) as income from real assets is allowed. For example, return from a business or rent. Consequently, returns may be high (equi...
by JTull
17 Jun 2019 15:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 50167

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Landing Tejas Jet On An Aircraft Carrier: Small Team Fights Big Deadline -Vishnu NDTV https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/landing-tejas-jet-on-an-aircraft-carrier-small-team-fights-big-deadline-2051358?amp=1&akamai-rum=off ...they have flown 60 sorties in approximately the last one month at the Goa...
by JTull
17 Jun 2019 13:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2494
Views: 296088

Re: Military Flight Safety

One must look beyond this accident. How many incident-free sorties were flown by other IAF, IA and IN assets in the area to locate the crashsite? Probably hundreds. The location and weather were still the same! Many of the shortcomings of An-32 have been addressed in the upgraded version. They just ...
by JTull
13 Jun 2019 16:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2494
Views: 296088

Re: Military Flight Safety

Reports that there were no survivors. Om shanti!
Condolences to the families of bravehearts.
by JTull
11 Jun 2019 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2494
Views: 296088

Re: Military Flight Safety

Hope we find some survivors.
by JTull
10 Jun 2019 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018



Seems HAL has again been caught napping. All the while it has been complaining about not receiving orders, it's execution of existing works is lethargic at best.
by JTull
08 Jun 2019 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 50167

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

What about the angle of approach? Have they achieved target gradient?
by JTull
08 Jun 2019 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2763
Views: 572788

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

But propagandus wanted a show, and they'll get a big show next time around when there won't be just 5/6 bombs but probably 10 times more!
by JTull
07 Jun 2019 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627403

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ALH will have easier maintenance and upgrade path.
by JTull
06 Jun 2019 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3701
Views: 303686

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

If IAF should ever look at a requirement between C-130 and C-17 then A-400 is the only one worth considering.
by JTull
06 Jun 2019 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Aditya_V wrote:Well if wishes were courses why not a 737 based Bomber, Awacs, Mid Air refueller, common platform with our LRMP no.


Why not a fighter? :wink:
by JTull
05 Jun 2019 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Seems the test failed. Missile deviated after just 10kms.
by JTull
05 Jun 2019 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos test fired Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos on Tuesday was test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The anti-ship version of the missile was launched around noon from the launch complex-3 of the ITR, Defence Research and Development ...
by JTull
04 Jun 2019 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2494
Views: 296088

Re: Military Flight Safety

I get the feeling that these articles are pre-written and start appearing immediately after a crash. If such ex-servicemen are really concerned about safety than cheap publicity, then they should start by talking about what they achieved during their service lives to make it happen.
by JTull
04 Jun 2019 01:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4882
Views: 661385

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Hakim will be amused by being identified from his other avatars.
by JTull
03 Jun 2019 21:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3402
Views: 479814

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

DFCCIL ‏ Verified account @dfccil_india Following Following @dfccil_india More Civil, Electrical and S&T work in WDFCs #FreightArteryofIR Rewari-Madar section proceeding at a fast pace. Contact-catenary wiring in 81km carried out on April 19 with 32 track km done continuously in a day. @RailMin...
by JTull
03 Jun 2019 21:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 419261

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

Austin wrote:Vishnu Som wrote about MKI upgrade

https://twitter.com/VishnuNDTV/status/1 ... 7028307968


Seems lifafa courier service has restarted. Or perhaps someone can track any recent phoren yatra.

Let's avoid giving airtime to this guy.
by JTull
03 Jun 2019 01:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1629
Views: 340900

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

British can't even send their trawlers to Spain while North Sea is crawling with Spanish trawlers. Let's leave it at that.
by JTull
01 Jun 2019 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627403

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

LCH has completely disappeared from news. There's been no word on LSP status or SP orders.
by JTull
30 May 2019 19:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

@Indranil, disagree with you on VishnuSom. His video was the first one which alleged that Wing Commander Abhinandan disobeyed orders. Such a report was completely unnecessary but he still put out there. If that is not anti-India then what is? Well, his channel was also one of the first ones that st...
by JTull
30 May 2019 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1629
Views: 340900

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I'd think a distributed network of smaller sensors on smaller ships will be stealthier and give wider area protection. Large radar on a capital ship will make it vulnerable.
by JTull
30 May 2019 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4882
Views: 661385

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

This extension of flight restrictions above TSP seems to be connected to this action in Tarbela/Ghazi.
by JTull
30 May 2019 00:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3402
Views: 479814

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Critical projects being delayed by such silly issues! Either the Konkan Railway guys have misspecified the requirements or the guy who took ghoos has moved on. Now the new guy wants contractor to pay up or absorb losses.
by JTull
29 May 2019 20:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I just don't understand why do we need 2-3 years to qualify desi missiles on our aircraft but accept foreign maal as ready to go. Why aren't there umpteen wind tunnel, integration, carriage, separation and firing tests? Why should IDerby be quicker to qualify on Su-30MKI than Astra, Brahmos-A, NGARM...
by JTull
29 May 2019 18:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2763
Views: 572788

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

I thought there was the issue of warranty by HAL. They wanted Honeywell which is just supplying engine to take on the warranty. And now they agreed to just buy the engine and integrate it. Lots of years lost in bokwas by HAL. And sad no one pointed out the problem. How can an engine supplier take o...
by JTull
29 May 2019 16:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3402
Views: 479814

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Does anyone know the status of world's highest bridge which is part of JUSB line on Chenab in J&K? I only have this link
by JTull
28 May 2019 22:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306697

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

@Indranil, disagree with you on VishnuSom. His video was the first one which alleged that Wing Commander Abhinandan disobeyed orders. Such a report was completely unnecessary but he still put out there. If that is not anti-India then what is? Well, his channel was also one of the first ones that sta...
by JTull
28 May 2019 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3278
Views: 477456

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Peregrine wrote:
Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) chief executive officer Richard Morin on Tuesday resigned from his post.


The probably didn't pay him last month's expat package ransom in dollars!
by JTull
28 May 2019 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2763
Views: 572788

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



This guy is becoming nastier in his portrayal of Indian armed forces.
by JTull
23 May 2019 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3278
Views: 477456

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Ardeshir wrote:
darshan wrote:Where to get USD to pkr chart for past 20 years?

Here is a 10 Year chart. https://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from ... R&view=10Y

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by JTull
23 May 2019 18:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3278
Views: 477456

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan will not go bankrupt onleeee :(( :(( :(( I can see it going down the route of USSR. PA will be forced to retreat to it's core Punjabi. With no money, the regions will start declaring themselves independent and no one will be able to stop them. The beauty of that approach is that the Pakist...
by JTull
23 May 2019 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94421

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

hanumadu wrote:Rahul Gandhi seems very cheerful. Jeez. He is jumping up and down, beaming, shaking hands cheerfully. This guy is truly a Karma Yogi, not Modi, not Yogi Adityanath. :mrgreen:


Typical behaviour of someone who has just snorted the white powder.

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