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by putnanja
29 May 2019 07:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2494
Views: 296096

Re: Military Flight Safety

Mirage probe puts spotlight on Dassault's flight computer's behaviour On February 1, two experienced Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots died when their newly upgraded Mirage 2000-I fighter crashed while taking-off in Bengaluru. A Court of Inquiry (CoI) investigating the accident is now confronting the w...
by putnanja
23 May 2019 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94425

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Jaitley ji is not attending the victory event at the BJP HQ due to ill-health as per Smita Prakash of ANI. I hope he is well and on the path to recovery - read somewhere he also has cancer. :cry: Arun Jaitley was hospitalised for last couple of days and got discharged today. Given his ill-health an...
by putnanja
23 May 2019 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94425

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Read some article that YSR Jagan came back to Hindu fold, is that true?Don't have any issue with being Chrisitian or Hindu, but don't want anyone to let evangelists have a free run like his dad did
by putnanja
23 May 2019 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94425

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Dilbu-ji hazaar pranamas for your anti-jinx barrage! :mrgreen:
by putnanja
23 May 2019 13:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94425

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The thing is, Modi & Shah decide what needs to happen, ok Jaitley too probably! Everyone else, including those in BJP are just informed before going live with decision . If JDU & others haven't learnt it in last 5 years, when will they learn? :rotfl:
by putnanja
23 May 2019 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94425

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Dilbu wrote:Called in sick. blackmail kar diya BRF logo ne. Hope I wont lose the client. lol


True martyr for the cause, country before self!

Continue the charge, give no quarter, take no quarter!
by putnanja
23 May 2019 07:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Lt Gen Dilbu is leading from the front! All get ready for the final charge today, under the aggressive leadership of Lt Gen Dilbu, anti-jinx artillery brigade! Har har mahadev!
by putnanja
21 May 2019 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

sudhan wrote:^^ Umm.. who is Zero loss, saar?

<shiver>BJP will lose onlee :(( </shiver>


Sibal - who argued that 2G scam was zero loss
by putnanja
20 May 2019 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

TRS and BJD are dark horses in that they haven't publicly pledged support to either Cong/MGB or BJP. So they are swing voters whose help BJP can take in crunch times, like it happened in current govt. And Jagan was also leaning towards BJP. In that sense, almost all states have some sort of support ...
by putnanja
19 May 2019 20:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Dilbu wrote:Lungi uthao zor se shiver karo aur bolo.
BJP will lose onlee :(( :(( :((


Thank God Dilbu is here! Request your presence here till counting is completed on 23rd :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by putnanja
19 May 2019 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Where is Dilbu? I hope he will be on the forum on 23rd with his anti-jinx :D
by putnanja
26 Mar 2019 09:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209209

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

Ananth Krishnan writes another informational piece of LCA. Read in full at the site, lots more info. Tejas flies on L&T wings as HAL completes production of last IOC fighter ... And most signicantly, it (SP-16; SP stands for Series Production) ew on the wings made by Larson & Tourbo (L&T...
by putnanja
23 Mar 2019 08:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209209

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

Finally, the squadron will be full strength by end of this month! SP-15 flew for first time yesterday Friday 22/3/3019! From the Tejas LCA FB page... The last of the series produced aircraft SP-15 (LA-5015) flew for the first time last afternoon and will complete the routine production sorties by th...
by putnanja
28 Feb 2019 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4885
Views: 661779

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

Out of curiosity, will the wing co be subject to any CoI as he continued to chase the bandits and got shot down in enemy territory?
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 16:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Don't we have any AA guns/missiles at LoC? While I don't have any issue with Mig-21 taking on F-16(do remember that IAF had already practiced and surprised the US F-16s in an excercise few years back), its just that it felt like they walked into a trap which could have been avoided. My concern is mo...
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 16:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Its a shame the pakis were successful in luring our Mig21 across the border into a trap. However, if we stop now, it will appear to be a stalemate. And will not change paki behavior a bit, rather gives them a boost of confidence. They need to feel a bit more pain, which imposes cost on them. Else th...
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 14:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

I wish IA had captured a few paki army pigs, would have been good for trade
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 14:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

The video being shown looks pretty authentic, Abhijit Iyer-Mitra ‏ @Iyervval Follow Follow @Iyervval More Abhijit Iyer-Mitra Retweeted omar r quraishi 45n yes unfortunately this is true. Wing Cdr Abhinandan has been captured. Trying to verify. The flight uniform seems Russian. Therefore possibly the...
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 13:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Not sure how authentic this is:

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Pakistan officially claims it has two Indian pilots in custody. Pak media circulates video of one of them, seen identifying himself as Wing Commander Abhinandan.

11:56 PM - 26 Feb 2019
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 12:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Man, trust the stupid oafs to provide comic relief even in tense situations ... :rotfl:

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Am hearing Pakistanis have shot down their own F-16. No Indian jet shot, no pilot captured.

10:45 PM - 26 Feb 2019
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 12:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Pakis came near LoC, fired a few missiles across the border which didn't hit anything. Claimed they too can do it, and returned flashing Victory signs. Maybe one F-16 tried to take on a SU-30MKI in act of bravado and got his ass whipped. Nothing to see, pakis retaliated against bunch of trees (just ...
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 12:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

abhijitm wrote:mig and mi 17 crashed in j&k on the same day is something fishy. I expect gov to frankly acknowledge if they are shot. It would give more reason to punish pak. But for now i will take word of my gov.


There is no crash of any Mig aircraft, only mi-17 crash
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 12:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

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There is no relation between the chopper which crashed accidentally in budgam with the airspace violation that occurred 200 kilometers away in Rajouri.
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 12:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

The pakis jumped the gun as usual. The ones in the planes shot at a helicopter probably (unlikely as technical fault was mentioned) , and the ones on ground saw the F-16 and thought their glorious fizzle-ya show down Indian aircraft. ISPR wanted to announce to the world before confirming! More egg o...
by putnanja
27 Feb 2019 12:17
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Did the pakis get confused seeing their F-16 going down and thinking it was India's and arrested their own pilot??
by putnanja
26 Feb 2019 12:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136474

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

A psychological self-imposed redline has been blown away by this one action! All these while, while doing "khada nindan", there was a "why escalate" mentality due to MAD fear, which the pakis routinely took advantage of. Even after the surgical strikes, they thought it was a one-...
by putnanja
09 Feb 2019 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306992

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Didn't find this news report posted ... Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile 'Helina' test-fired BALASORE (Odisha), Feb 8: India test-fired its helicopter-launched version of one of the most-advanced anti-tank weapons from the Odisha coast on Friday. Helina, the helicopter-launched version of the N...
by putnanja
23 Jan 2019 15:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3220
Views: 566500

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Which are the desi online stores (like amazon etc).. when I buy online in India would like to give business to Indian companies.. Is flip kart Indian owned? Any suggestion will be appreciated Amazon & Flipkart are market places in Indian context. They can allow only 3rd party merchants to sell ...
by putnanja
19 Jan 2019 12:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866663

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

IR, Would there ever be an SQR that specifies the performance of the GRU in such detail (like max X degrees deviation during YYY degrees per second roll)? I guess not. Many of the demands are similar. I am not sure if the increased canopy clearance is part of the current request. It was there at so...
by putnanja
17 Jan 2019 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627411

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

HAL's Light Combat Helicopter completes weapon trials The Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) indigenously designed and developed by HAL has successfully carried out air to air missile firing on a moving aerial target. During the tests conducted in integrated test range at Chandipur, Odisha recently, the...
by putnanja
10 Oct 2018 11:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3817
Views: 531982

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian Army wants to change the way it fights enemies The way India fights its enemies could change with Integrated Battle Groups (IBG) comprising critical elements such as artillery, mechanised infantry, armour, signals and air support likely to replace the current somewhat, antiquated structures,...
by putnanja
06 Oct 2018 09:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627411

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Whats the latest on LUH? No news for a long time.
by putnanja
03 Oct 2018 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 808435

Re: Small Arms Thread

AK103 is mainly for CI ops and RR, as they have found INSAS 5.56 unsuitable for that role. Even earlier, they had imported thousands of AK47s for CI ops in J&K and NE. The Sig 7.62 is a bit confusing, as it wouldn't make sense to have around 75k of these, and another 2 lakh+ of a different type ...
by putnanja
30 Sep 2018 20:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 808435

Re: Small Arms Thread

Even the Korean embassy has sent a complaint to the MoD about their company being disqualified from trials even after satisfying all requirement.
by putnanja
24 Sep 2018 06:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 769104

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Today, all the GPS navigation modules you find in smart phones, navigation systems in cars etc are programmed to look up the GPS constellation of USA, get the co-ordinates and determine your position. Now, with the launch of this module, device manufacturers can include it in their devices to get l...
by putnanja
22 Sep 2018 07:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 769104

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Can you please explain. What does the 'GPS module ' 'mean for the common person? Today, all the GPS navigation modules you find in smart phones, navigation systems in cars etc are programmed to look up the GPS constellation of USA, get the co-ordinates and determine your position. Now, with the lau...
by putnanja
10 Sep 2018 11:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866663

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

Air to air fuel transfer took place today for Tejas for the first time, as per Tarmak007 on facebook ! Great going! Tarmak007 38 mins · #TejasFOCUpdate Fuel transfer from IL-78 to #Tejas is a reality now. After dry contact trials couple of days back, 1st ever air-to-air refuelling has undertaken tod...
by putnanja
09 Sep 2018 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 808435

Re: Small Arms Thread

Based on comparions b/w 5.56X45 and 7.62X39 , there is not much difference b/w them, and at higher ranges, 5.56 is slightly better. Why is IA going in for 7.62X39 for its new rifles? Is there any specific advantages of 7.62X39 that is missing in most comparisons online? Ak103 is 7.62 x 39 I know, t...
by putnanja
09 Sep 2018 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 808435

Re: Small Arms Thread

Based on comparions b/w 5.56X45 and 7.62X39, there is not much difference b/w them, and at higher ranges, 5.56 is slightly better. Why is IA going in for 7.62X39 for its new rifles? Is there any specific advantages of 7.62X39 that is missing in most comparisons online?

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