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by bhavani
09 May 2019 09:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 480887

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Telugu leaders both CBN and KCR seem to be overactive in working for a Non-BJP government. Jagan is on a Holiday. If BJP really needs 10-15 MP Seats to form a government, Jagan will jump into the NDA bandwagon. I really hope it does not come to it. Right now being a telugu guy, i really hate CBN. Lo...
by bhavani
02 May 2019 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 480887

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

SuSwamy is not a very dependable and has a huge bloated Ego. He loved Rajiv gandhi, hates Sonia Gandhi. i think his hattred for current gandhis is more about a personal grudge rather than a real principle. But he is a real intelligent person and he can be dangerous if he starts employing his intelle...
by bhavani
19 Apr 2019 09:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3389
Views: 502461

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

I am relieved that Sad Umar is gone. Like Katare saab said, he was actually on the right track and his actions were plugging the holes in the sinking ship even if the pakis were too stupid to understand. I hope the new guy is more on the lines of Ishaq Dar and takes the paki economy deeper into pak...
by bhavani
16 Apr 2019 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 810
Views: 201492

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Saab delivers radar equipment to Paki AF Pakistan has 10 awacs now compared to India's 5. Situation is laughably stupid but could be rectified in one year. Please buy a few more embraer and put them in service as the Netra. No Issue sir, India will soon float an RFP for 3 AEW aircarfts. The require...
by bhavani
12 Apr 2019 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 548213

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

these are all flights of fancy. EMB145 is at low end of the size range. they have bigger a/c with very similar parts. its time on national security grounds to repanel Embraer, using a G2G deal and get them to modify 6 more EMB170 or EMB190 and mount our balance beam radar there. the 170/190 have a ...
by bhavani
06 Apr 2019 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3389
Views: 502461

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

What would happen if inflation touches 50-60% and PKR falls to 200 vs Dollar. I would think there will be streams of refugees towards India. How would be react in such a scenario?
by bhavani
05 Apr 2019 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 739
Views: 113979

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

This is what the Navy is buying So we are getting 25 MH-60 in total 24- New MH-60R and 1 MH-60B/R from legacy stock One interesting item on the list is the The Advanced precision kill weapon system rockets, But we are just getting 30 of these Guided Rockets. These are very light weapons. Also will ...
by bhavani
28 Feb 2019 07:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Information Warfare & Social Media Cell
Replies: 46
Views: 5546

Re: BRF Information Warfare & Social Media Cell

My handle is @mediathugs

I have not slept the whole last night and before. i follow ramana sir, rohit, pabbi
by bhavani
27 Feb 2019 12:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140304

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Singha wrote:
Kakarat wrote:
Its a old crash image of Hawk trainer


the crowd is most definitely indian and not of JK - check the women. the last pic is that of todays mi17 crash site or atleast in JK.



yes 2 are hawk trainer pictures in AP and that was some time back and third looks like a F-16 down
by bhavani
26 Feb 2019 11:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140304

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

The pakis's from Manshera are also taking to twitter having heard loud explosions and fighter sounds. manshera is closer to balakot in KPK.
by bhavani
26 Feb 2019 08:53
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140304

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Guys, Posting after a long time. Do you guys think Pakistan will launch counter strikes against Indian Airbases in J& or Punjab.

Are our forces on the highest alert. There does not seem to be any activity on the military alert levels etc. Are we ready for war?
by bhavani
04 Nov 2017 00:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

They are old (the youngest would be close to 30 years old by 2023) and as such not worth upgrading and maintaining with a life extension given the cost associated in both doing it and then operating them. Hence the split while maintaining a subset of the fleet while retiring the ones that are prohi...
by bhavani
03 Nov 2017 23:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

brar_w wrote:Why do you think they are being retired?

I think it is about their budgets and with uber expensive stuff like virginia class submarine and zumwalt class, i think they are out of money to support so many Ticonderogas. Also they are restarting the Arleigh_Burke line for FLight 3 (42 ships).
by bhavani
03 Nov 2017 23:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/news/a28565/the-navy-is-set-to-retire-its-biggest-surface-combatants/ It looks like US is retiring around 11 ticonderoga class cruisers starting 2019. These are the Mk41 Models with 122 VLS Cells. If we can buy around 4 of them - at around $300 Mi...
by bhavani
15 Sep 2017 00:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697260

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Ignoring jackasses like RR is the better option i think, There are a lot of these folks in US andc canada. Just look at the petetion signed by these so called intellectuals before 2014 Elections
by bhavani
15 Sep 2017 00:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Ships without ukraine engines can be carted either to nikolayev ukraine or india in special ships that carry other ships and submarines. Uss cole went back home on one such These ships were built for zorya engines before the donetsk thing erupted so russi navy cannot use them without mods but we ha...
by bhavani
16 Apr 2017 08:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2929
Views: 610738

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

Popeye missile is different from spice 2000. Spice 2000 is a kit for 2000 lb bomb with around 65 km range. Popeye is a proper ASM with around 145 km-200 km range.
by bhavani
30 Mar 2017 02:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 705637

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Can spike ident8fy the target between 11 am to 3 pm during summers in the Indian desert at full range. Yes it cleared all test conducted by IA. Gaza and west bank get pretty hot too comparable to Thar, Israeli weapons probably win weather tests because Israelis experience extreme weather similar to...
by bhavani
27 Dec 2016 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3634
Views: 302330

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

What that strikes me, is the absolute absence of law and order. A gang of 40 year old pakis will be hanging around with 14-15 year old White girls and the police will not take any action. In some cases, the white girls will be caught for public disturbance etc, but the Pakis wont be touched. Pakis p...
by bhavani
26 Dec 2016 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3634
Views: 302330

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

Britian is a gone case. In a number of British cities, i have seen pakistani men with multiple wives, even white ones. Pakistani community in Britian is a cess pool of pimps, brokers, travel agents and small restuarent owners.i have seen Pakistani men who have a pious muslim wife have multiple other...
by bhavani
24 Dec 2016 09:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

A container loaded with clubs or Brahms's would be better than Tu-22 if used in conjunction with a over the horizon targeting platform like a bear or P-8 in order to hunt CBG groups.
by bhavani
24 Dec 2016 03:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

My two cents - if we are going to buy TU-22M3 it would make sense to but at least 20-30 of them and then get a line for their maintenance. It makes no sense to get 4 of them like some precious jewels. All we need these days are platforms with adequate capabilities. Fo example look at the Chinese h-6...
by bhavani
23 Dec 2016 05:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825905

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Looks like Arihant and Chakra are based out of Visakhapatnam. That is the first time i have seem Arihant/chakra openly in Google Maps. . I cant figure out which one is which. One is in water, one seems to be in Repair/minor refit. The one in refit is rather fat and long and looks like chakra and the...
by bhavani
06 Dec 2016 04:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315280

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

The worst part is we are losing the Kh-35 launchers and also it had Barak-1 installed on it. whereas the latest ships like kolkata class are missing them for cost savings i guess.
I wonder if the ship was load with ammo and the missiles at that time.
by bhavani
21 Nov 2016 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 548213

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/india-inked-108-defence-contracts-since-2014-heres-current-status-key-projects-704714 From the article above- Bhamre also revealed that that there was "no delay" in AWACS (I) project, but the delay existed in indigenous AWE&C programme. The AWE&C programme ...
by bhavani
10 Nov 2016 06:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697260

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

. I am actually jumping up and down in cash thinking about all these jackasses who have stocked cash in Boxes, beds, Below the ground, Suitcases. we write Java code and work 24/7 and still cant afford what these guys could afford all these days............... Baas, now you are simply being jealous,...
by bhavani
10 Nov 2016 03:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697260

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I am from Vizag and a number of my relatives are in Liquor and Real estate business. Now there is absolute panic in those circles. Many of them hold anywhere between 50 Lakhs -Hundreds of Crores in Cash. Some are offering salaries to their staff for the next few months in cash, One prominent relativ...
by bhavani
09 Nov 2016 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 170196

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Say welcome to President of united states Donald trump. Even PA has swung towards trump. He needs 26 to win and he is leading in 44.

It is not in clinton's destiny to be president. :rotfl:
by bhavani
09 Nov 2016 05:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697260

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I am not a bhakt by any stretch, I am from South India. But i really appreciate this move by Modi. This black money has become a menace for salaried folk. In Cities of Andhra, big business folks, cinema folks, Real estate folks, gold shop owners own thousands of crores of cash and most of this cash ...
by bhavani
26 Oct 2016 13:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3001
Views: 253840

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

The below mortar is definitely not a 120mm mortar it looks like 160mm Tampella or 300mm Mortar.
by bhavani
19 Sep 2016 01:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 68975

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

These Morons will drag us to a war. How difficult is it recapture POK once and for all?. We need to capture a large swants of of paki territory and take a big chunk of their army prisoner and war. Then we can negotiate. A war now is quite a different beast. Pakistani army is now quite spread out an...
by bhavani
19 Sep 2016 01:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 68975

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Modi will lose every single vote if he doesn't make Pakis pay. Enough of pappi-jhappi. For all the insult US heaped on him, the man went happily around USA and we thought wow what a large hearted man! Obama spat on our faces despite being a state guest & Modi never loses a chance to bear hug hi...
by bhavani
17 Sep 2016 04:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 222572

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

what is the point of 36 fighters for 9 billions. Are Rafale's more capable than F-22. It is better to invest them on Submarines, 2nd hand Mirage-2000's, A few Su-35's and then hundreds of self propelled artillery guns, we dont even have enough artillery. It is better to acquire meteor missiles and A...
by bhavani
04 Feb 2016 20:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Fleet Review 2016, Visakhapatnam
Replies: 86
Views: 4682

Re: International Fleet Review 2016, Visakhapatnam

Luckily, i came to Visakhapatnam for my Brother's marriage. But could not get any tickets to IFR. But did watch the mock drills for 3 days from my home which is close to beach. Saw the P-8I's, Mig-29Ks, Ka-31, Il-38 and harriers. beautiful noise all day long. watched the Mig-29K landing from my bed ...
by bhavani
14 Nov 2015 05:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 795
Views: 27460

Re: Terrorism Worldwide

This is all happening because of Intolerance of Europeans. Europeans should Invite all the "Peaceful" Syrians, Afghans, Pakis, somalis and other assorted kind into their countries and vacate their houses and move to Syria or some other place. The Pakis pimp out the White children in UK, an...
by bhavani
11 Nov 2015 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Diwali 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1480

Re: Happy Diwali 2015

Happy Diwali everyone
by bhavani
08 Oct 2015 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1616
Views: 245943

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Daaaamn! That little ship is supposed to carry teeny sizzlers - which in turn are supposed to have a range of wonlee 300km; now we see them crossing 1000km! No wonder even small sausages weigh so much when they are made by the big bear. Should put an end to the often pondered question, how is it th...
by bhavani
08 Oct 2015 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1616
Views: 245943

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

How do they reduce the range on the export version of these missiles, by decreasing the propellant load, changing the electronics, or messing up with guidance software? For a Missile like Brahmos or Klub is there a chance that we can go around these and achieve the original range of 1000-1500 Miles....
by bhavani
08 Oct 2015 03:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1616
Views: 245943

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Which missile on that small ship can strike at 1500 KM - The club series or the older SS-N-27. When i saw the missiles i was like, which ones are these. found no info on media.

The 3M-14T does have a range of 2500Km. do we have it?
by bhavani
05 Sep 2015 03:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 222572

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Is rafale really 9 billion for 36 planes. That is more expensive than 250 million a pop F-22. Are there no cheaper options which provide 90% of rafales capability at lower costs. I say invest on a few battalion of homemade cruise missiles and deploy 2 more squadrons of souped up su-30mki 9 billion w...

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