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by Sumeet
26 Feb 2021 06:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5620
Views: 673209

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Nice and very balanced discussion in the video above. Nasser and Atherton make great points. Rob Key is trying to push bad pitch blah blah agenda but he was countered well by both of those guys.
by Sumeet
24 Feb 2021 06:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2353
Views: 209098

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

So what does this mean INC has written off entire North India ? What about Punjab ? Do people there like to get into details ? Is it North India ?
by Sumeet
11 Feb 2021 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2353
Views: 209098

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What do you think we would have asked in return ?
by Sumeet
05 Feb 2021 02:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2353
Views: 209098

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Carvaka Podcast on Youtube by Kushal Mehra

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKPxuu ... KSsm123Vww

Please add that to the list as well. Sometime he collaborates with Sham Sharma as well
by Sumeet
29 Jan 2021 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2353
Views: 209098

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I would like to start a new metric

Instant Gratification Ahead of the Curve Super Jingo BRFite - 0
MAD - 1
by Sumeet
28 Jan 2021 01:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2353
Views: 209098

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Man when we have some back stabbers amongst Hindus if there are some amongst Sikhs why are we surprised and start cussing them as if this phenomenon is exclusive to them ? Republic day fiasco is a big time set back because a lot of people are up in angst against farmers, their unions and yoyo types....
by Sumeet
03 Dec 2020 06:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1384190

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Suraj, Mansingh, M saini and others especially those who are


Please watch this episode by Shekhar Gupta (seem like ghost of some BRFite has entered in him while he was speaking this Video)

by Sumeet
02 Dec 2020 03:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1384190

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

KripalBasra,

Instead of writing highly emotive & passionate posts why don't you give a critique of govt's farm bill so that discussion is focussed on actual points that matter.
by Sumeet
06 Nov 2020 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 62938

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Oil money + Liberation theology Same as commies etc Because Hindus are viewed as patriarchal regressive pagans, Biden himself stated Abrahamic faiths need to unite and more needs to be taught about Islam in public schools as he thanked AMA for delivering at least 1 million Muslim votes during this ...
by Sumeet
29 Oct 2020 04:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1745
Views: 347571

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

F/A-18 Block 3 is an extremely advanced aircraft in 4.5 gen category. We may be able to beat it's aerodynamic performance and perhaps frontal RCS in a newly designed TEDBF but getting on par with Block 3 avionics will be a tough challenge. Pursuit of indigenous platform is certainly the way to go ah...
by Sumeet
09 Oct 2020 23:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4197
Views: 1222241

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

In a war, when your adversary is going to have a 200 - 250KM long ARM, streaming at you at Mach 4, datalinked, you really hope the propeller's are rotating fast.. really fast.. to allow you to land quickly. 200-250 km Air to Air Mach 4+ ARM with a counter shut down capability (that can survive airb...
by Sumeet
17 Sep 2020 09:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3936
Views: 813213

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

So in the news its mentioned they are getting HMD ? I thought those were anyways integrated in MKI. Any one knows which HMD are those -- Elbit Systems Targo 2 ? Hope these BNET+ SDR from Astra-Rafael system also enable better integration with Phalcon AWACS. On that note they should also go ahead and...
by Sumeet
15 Sep 2020 03:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3936
Views: 813213

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

Are we sure about this? I have heard reports that the MKI's computer failed to compute a firing solution. AFAIK, not true. Well that story has been circulated and written about by even likes of Vishnu Som. Shekhar Gupta repeated this exact piece of news in his recent cut the clutter on Rafale Induc...
by Sumeet
11 Sep 2020 03:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

From Mahendra Singh Dhoni....read the tweet :) https://twitter.com/msdhoni/status/1303950494466015233?s=20 ---> Wishing the glorious 17 Squadron (Golden Arrows) all the very best and for all of us hope the Rafale beats the service record of the Mirage 2000. But Su-30MKI remains my fav and the boys ...
by Sumeet
11 Sep 2020 02:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3765
Views: 738969

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Thanks man.
by Sumeet
08 Sep 2020 11:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3765
Views: 738969

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

@CRamS, Where are you watching Avrodh in US ?
by Sumeet
23 Aug 2020 03:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1384190

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

http://indiafacts.org/conspiracy-against-narendra-modis-government/ The best case scenario for India here would be playing USA and China against each other. And preferably a weakened USA coming out on top. And India finishing them off. Like USA did to Britain in world war 2. For a world to peaceful...
by Sumeet
18 Aug 2020 14:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1215982

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

A2G modes of UTTAM AESA can be developed over time. IAF if serious about indigenization will sincerely back it. For time being can we not use ELTA's ELM-2060P SAR/GMTI pod based solution ? At some point in time even for MKI this was used till all A2G modes were properly functional. Even in current R...
by Sumeet
10 Aug 2020 03:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1384190

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Scumbag Rajdeep saying SSR was not that big of a star that so much has to be made for him (Video is in Hindi, pardon me guys):

by Sumeet
10 Aug 2020 03:19
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1215982

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

The PSUs will either have to be privatized, which is a political event, or give contracts to private companies for production which will require a huge capital outlay. Private companies will only be interested if they are given a level playing field. Also, what will we do with HAL and other PSUs if...
by Sumeet
10 Aug 2020 02:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4458
Views: 827056

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Thanks Williams for correcting as well
by Sumeet
10 Aug 2020 02:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4458
Views: 827056

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Thakur_B wrote:^^ Sumeet ji, remove the space in the bbcode youtube link and your video will work. Otherwise it is giving an error.


Done !!
by Sumeet
10 Aug 2020 01:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4458
Views: 827056

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Cross posting from Tejas thread: Guys please hear out Air Marshall PK Barbora (Former Vice Chief of Air Staff) he makes a lot of valid points about indigenization, Tejas etc, makes an extremely strong statement that HAL and public sector is unable to deliver because of lack of patriotic sentiment am...
by Sumeet
10 Aug 2020 01:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1215982

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

Cross posting from Tejas thread: Guys please hear out Air Marshall PK Barbora (Former Vice Chief of Air Staff) he makes a lot of valid points about indigenization, Tejas etc, makes an extremely strong statement that HAL and public sector is unable to deliver because of lack of patriotic sentiment am...
by Sumeet
04 Aug 2020 03:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3010
Views: 573054

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Guys this is the funniest video I have seen on Youtube on S-400 SAM by Indian guy. It's in Hindi but definitely worth a watch once due to this guys enthusiasm. We should invite this guy to BRF will be fun !!!

by Sumeet
03 Aug 2020 11:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

What people are also forgetting with Rafale which has planned F4 and very possible F5 version (~2030) with 6th generation tech we will have a very good upgrade path which will put pressure over our adversaries. What 6th gen tech? Rafale's F4/F5 version will put it at par with F-35 in terms of Senso...
by Sumeet
31 Jul 2020 22:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

What people are also forgetting with Rafale which has planned F4 and very possible F5 version (~2030) with 6th generation tech... Typo saar? Did you mean 5th generation tech? But the main USP of fifth generation is VLO. While Dassault has done a lot of work to reduce Rafale's signature, she is cert...
by Sumeet
31 Jul 2020 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

What people are also forgetting with Rafale which has planned F4 and very possible F5 version (~2030) with 6th generation tech we will have a very good upgrade path which will put pressure over our adversaries. That pressure will remain on TSP/China for next decade and will give us psychological edg...
by Sumeet
31 Jul 2020 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

If J-20 is not stealthy, Rafale will make a mincemeat of it and we are safe for another 10-15 years. If J-20 is good, we will have to then go for SU-57 (hopefully operational by then) or F-35 (if geopolitics favor it). Our MCA is way into the future and who knows how good it will be. However LCA, L...
by Sumeet
31 Jul 2020 09:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

Some people have mentioned about Rafale's low flying capability, see below video as a testimony. Imagine it sneaking through Himalayas like that loaded with Hammer AASM to get to it's target, scaring Erieye with Meteor.

by Sumeet
30 Jul 2020 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

Rafale is going to crash. Just a reality of combat flying. IAF is prepared for that eventuality. Media and Politicians are not. It will be a crash of a different kind. DCNS in France leaked 90% of the information out about the India specific Scorpene. How do we know Dassault will not do the same? R...
by Sumeet
30 Jul 2020 12:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1215982

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

Tejas Mk1A and Tejas MK2/MWF will be backbone of our fighter force for a long time to come. We should play smart here and get all sensors and avionics ready in time even if foreign collaboration is needed with Elta/Elisra/Elettronica etc. Eventually what is imported content can be swapped out with d...
by Sumeet
30 Jul 2020 04:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3422
Views: 872702

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Without aircraft carriers we will be fighting China on our Southern tip. Let's get our carrier force build up going so that we can project our power deep into blue. The more power we have the more allies will find us beneficial to collaborate with. Plus we need a minmum of 3 carriers to handle TSP a...
by Sumeet
28 Jul 2020 01:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 345901

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Well why speculate on whether Tejas MK2 can beat Rafale or not. By the time it comes out Rafale will be at F4 standard. It's silly to talk whether Tejas can beat Rafale or vice versa. I sincerely hope IAF is closely involved and feedback on aerodynamics of M2K, Rafale and Tejas Mk1 experience all co...
by Sumeet
27 Jul 2020 14:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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


Good news !!!

Rakesh admiral Sahib, any chance of lungi dance and/or mithai when they land :)
by Sumeet
27 Jul 2020 14:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

I presume Rafale will come with own SDR, all our legacy aircraft were pre digital era, the Su-30MKI scream for an upgrade with AESA radar , MAWS, SDR, updated IRST, ODL and more important long range BVR's, RVV -BD for Awacs, fleet wise Astra availability etc. Aditya, Don't even get me started on ho...
by Sumeet
27 Jul 2020 06:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

Will Rafael's BNET SDR also be used on Rafale F3+ of IAF or we have procured some french equipment ?

Anyone has any idea of planned SATCOM abilities of Rafale ?
by Sumeet
24 Jul 2020 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

Hammer missiles comes in 3 configurations: Basic: INS + GPS Advanced 1: INS + GPA + IIR Seeker Advanced 2: INS + GPS + Laser Guidance From the manufacturer: https://www.safran-electronics-defense.com/aerospace/weapons-and-missiles/aasm Usable from greater and greater safety distances, with unrivaled...
by Sumeet
24 Jul 2020 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3796
Views: 756410

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

Well IAF seems to love French equipment since time of Kargil. Recall MRCA in its oldest avatar was just buy 126 Mirage 2000. Even during Balakot we see IAF's love affair with French birds although weaponry used was Israel's Spice. Some of Rafale's weaponry can be integrated with Tejas MK1A and MK2 v...

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