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by chola
16 Aug 2018 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

I think just like the airforce there must 600 tank heavy weight category tanks seperatly filled by Arjun. Lighter tanks should form most of the armoured regiments. Arjun type heavies can be kept mainly desert sectors Absolutely, there must be a role for heavies. All Western armies field even heavie...
by chola
15 Aug 2018 21:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Russia takes first place in Aviadarts military pilots’ contest at Army-2017 Games And these are about 2017 excercises Our team has taken the first place in the contest. It was a hot contest. Chinese pilots demonstrated their best but our pilots have no peers," he said, adding that Chinese pilo...
by chola
14 Aug 2018 23:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2044
Views: 242907

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/china-printing-money-countries-poland-102441398.html China is printing money for countries like Poland and Brazil at 'full steam' as it tries to expand its influence on the global economy Two years later China began printing money for Nepal, and today foreign customer...
by chola
14 Aug 2018 23:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4372
Views: 307175

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Some entertainment instead sports for once!

Kollywood going GLOBAL!

https://mobile.twitter.com/swagshagul/status/1028271696061460482

Proud moment not only for (us) #ThalapathyVijay fans, but also for the entire Tamil film industry ! #Mersal

MERSAL STORM IN CHINA SOON
@actorvijay
by chola
14 Aug 2018 23:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ Kind of hard to get buy-in from the Russkies on being the willing patsies for some chini psyops. Gori pride would not allow them to be second to yellows willingly. They were beaten fair and square, IMHO. We should have been there to confirm. And to collect intelligence. And to give a healthy bea...
by chola
14 Aug 2018 09:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

From Aviadarts 2018: JH-7A crew among those happy with “Number 1” placards in strike contest. Opponents included the SU-34 and SU-24. http://i64.tinypic.com/pqbu9.jpg J-10A crew less enthusiastic about “Number 2” award after loss to SU-35 in fighters event. http://i68.tinypic.com/muav9.jpg
by chola
14 Aug 2018 09:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 423
Views: 47794

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

^^^ Well there goes a promising MIC in Turkey.

Wow, Trump is clobbering the currencies of the two biggest Amreeki rivals, Cheen and Roos, AND collapsing a major muzzie one at the same time for good measure. LoL
by chola
13 Aug 2018 16:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

There are a lot of militaries involved and a lot more as observers. A massive marketing opportunity for exports so of course the chinis are there in force. https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/08/01/asia/china-army-games-military-intl/index.html This is why I wanted the Arjun there. Why not showcase the Ar...
by chola
13 Aug 2018 16:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

AdityaM wrote:you are pulling his leg...right?
he meant failure to bring our T90s back to russia


Sachin ji is suggestng that T-90s which broke down in Russia last year were left there :rotfl:
by chola
13 Aug 2018 05:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

1. Only T-Series or Comparable Tanks are allowed. If India somehow did Abrams or LeClerc, we would not be allowed to bring that to the competition. Not true. The Russians challenged the US to bring its Abrams to the Tank Biathlon. http://amp.timeinc.net/thedrive/the-war-zone/11253/russia-challenges...
by chola
13 Aug 2018 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

weak engines can be replaced with better ones later, whats important is they have a full spectrum capable plane in production and flying .. now They also have a history of sticking it out with indigenous programs no matter the weaknesses. The WS-10 irregardless of how much it sucks is theirs and th...
by chola
12 Aug 2018 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

There are a lot of militaries involved and a lot more as observers. A massive marketing opportunity for exports so of course the chinis are there in force. https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/08/01/asia/china-army-games-military-intl/index.html (CNN) China is using a massive international military competit...
by chola
12 Aug 2018 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Although Tank Baithlon takes more of media eyeball there was more than half a dozen different competition as par of Army Games 2018 in which 33 countries participated. Not sure if INdia has participated in other events as well. http://armygames2018.mil.ru/armygames2018_en The teams from 33 countrie...
by chola
12 Aug 2018 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

An Egyptian team hit the "helicopter" target with a missile during the Clear Sky contest for the air defense units on Tuesday at the #InternationalArmyGames2018 in Korla, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region https://mobile.twitter.com/globaltimesnews/status/1024157709581467648 Nice footage, ...
by chola
12 Aug 2018 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

If the small CIS country is better off than you then you have serious problem with your training , considering you like they have operated the T series for decades and they all operate the same T version in the competition. we did not even enter top 4 , Kazakhstan and Belarus make it there. xxxxxxx...
by chola
12 Aug 2018 02:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

The Tank Biathlon ended with Russia 1st and Cheen 2nd. Basically the same old story every year.
https://mobile.twitter.com/Nrisingh06/status/1028324209024540672

I might be an optimist but I imagine the day India inject herself into their scripted endings with the FRCV.
by chola
12 Aug 2018 02:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

^^^ Did they use the same tank or different ones? I think it is the same tank because we lost two T-90s last year and was out of the competition. One would be the backup. Important because if it is the same tank for all three crews then there is an obvious skill level difference. If different tanks ...
by chola
11 Aug 2018 18:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Trying to eradicate them as a cultural group and turn them into brain dead drones. ---- China holds million ethnic Uighurs in secret political camps UN estimates that 2 million :eek: Uighurs and Muslim minorities were forced into political camps in Xinjiang. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/worl...
by chola
11 Aug 2018 12:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ No, this is from this year. The chini Type 96 this year is in blue camo. The old one where the wheel came off was tan camo. Not bringing up old stuff just to diss them. They still ended up second the year the wheel came off and they are in the finals again this year. But just pointing out that t...
by chola
11 Aug 2018 12:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

The Russians use the T-72B3M with 1130hp engine while India and the rest without their own tanks got the T-72B3 with 840hp. Not very sporting. https://mobile.twitter.com/pragmatistic/status/1027572505761009664 Also the T-72B3’s gun is not stabilized like the T-90 so our crews would not have been use...
by chola
11 Aug 2018 04:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Chini Type 96 breaks down in Tank Biathlon semi-finals! They had a wheel fall off in a previous Biathlon LoL



Though even with the breakdown they are going to the finals against the rooskies. But the video is hilarious.
by chola
11 Aug 2018 01:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Can we dig into this a little bit more? How did the T90 gunnery perform in Indian trials? 3/9 would fail in India itself. What do you mean India used tanks provided by roos? They didn't transport own T90s? Or just that T90s are not Indian design? Yah Ramana Saar, as Namji said, this year we are usi...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 21:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

https://mobile.twitter.com/sayareakd/status/1027822301969088512 Indian position in Russian tank biathlon, it speaks lot about what our best are doing, DGMF has to rethink about training of tank crews, then focus on making proper GSQR for #FRCV. Anup Sayare is talking about the main gun results in p...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

The Type 075 stuff got me into looking into this story I saw last month: http://www.atimes.com/article/why-china-could-be-after-the-f-35b/amp/ Why China could be after the F-35B aircraft technology The arrest, and release, of a British engineer has led to speculation about a stealth fighter that can...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2713
Views: 272292

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

Now that both HAL & IAF are talking of 40 more MKIs then the gov too shouldn't have a problem and we could see an order soon. I hope the order is placed for 45+ considering replacements for the ones lost in crashes A senior IAF officer at the Air Force Headquarters told Livefist, “The Su-30 is ...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 17:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4501
Views: 317194

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

^^^ Singapore’s king gorilla is Cheen. The place is 75% Chinese and serves as port city for the China trade into ASEAN. Nothing really mysterious about it. It’s role is the same as Hong Kong’s.
by chola
10 Aug 2018 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 356
Views: 46043

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^^^ Issues can be “solved” procedurally. In this case by a low rate of deployment and sortie, flights within proximity of land bases and a heavier work load on the maintenance crew after each landing. In fact, the 29Ks are “helped” by the fact that deployment of the Vikramaditya is low since the ex-...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 803
Views: 110681

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

^^^ This is the same for all countries. Once you are well off enough to travel then you realize there are some pretty formidable places out there besides your own,
by chola
10 Aug 2018 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 803
Views: 110681

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

And there is a good reason why only US, Russia, France and India are considered as true blue water navies now (not fUK or Cheen or any other nation). Are u kidding. Half the fleet we are sailing around with are ships of foreign origin purchased at a great cost. He is an enthusuastic Rakshak! And I ...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 07:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

3 large LPH ships under construction. will be useful for flag staff, sea control and ASW https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_075_landing_helicopter_dock Yah, these are one of the unverified “rumors” (meaning no pictures) that are probably going to happen. Here are the five big ones that’ll emerge in...
by chola
10 Aug 2018 07:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Yes, this is why the Tejas programs are so important. Doesn't seem that way given the IAF was trying to kill the program and hurriedly import foreign planes. The IAF believes in preparing for war, it is their job. Phoren weapons gives them the best chance in a fight. But it is the GOI who must form...
by chola
08 Aug 2018 19:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

We are comparing programs of 2.8 trillion GDP with 12 trillion GDP country. If we see progress in LCA MK1A,MK2, Navy, AMCA, UCAV, Kaveri engine (atleast for UAV), Scramjet we would have done fairly well for a 1/5 of Chini GDP. We may not be able to dominate, however we become a tough nut to crack w...
by chola
08 Aug 2018 16:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 356
Views: 46043

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

BTW. Welcome back, Filipov :D
by chola
08 Aug 2018 16:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 356
Views: 46043

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

We have neither gone for inferior equipment, not killed off any Indian project by acquiring phoren maal. As far as the choice of equipment goes, can't say I am too concerned. Definitely not the inferior equipment considering the Airbus entry is untested in comparison to the P-8. That saud it could ...
by chola
08 Aug 2018 16:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 953
Views: 89127

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Trump is amazing! Lol He is looking Wall Street right in the eyes and kicking us in the teeth. The Fortune 500 is going to have its profit projections halved in a few years when they are walled off from the China market. OR Trump forces the chinis to back down on their “Made in China 2025” tech init...
by chola
08 Aug 2018 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3334
Views: 318880

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

How unfortunate for my dearest Natasha loving babus Both Pak-FA and T-14 Armata are turning out to be tech demonstrators with super super limited manufacturing. I am laughing Time for Mk3 https://db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/campaigns/88766/assets/343354/arjun_mk_3_mbt.jpg?1404336437 Don’t laugh to...
by chola
08 Aug 2018 15:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ Cheen has a printing press as well. Hopefully the trade war can put a crimp in their production. But it could also have the opposite effect as the export industry slows down from the tariffs they could expand the MIC to create and sustain jobs. So even more planes and ships. These are their prog...
by chola
08 Aug 2018 02:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Are we developing things to counter this from Chin? Lasers perhaps not either due to its line of sight limitation? https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2158524/chinas-hypersonic-aircraft-starry-sky-2-could-be-used The idea behind these hypersonic weapon delivery systems is the ...
by chola
07 Aug 2018 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2044
Views: 242907

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^^ LOL. Eleven does look like Pooh. LOL India BTW has gotten some good soft power ratings from the chini box office. Their $450M blockbuster “Dying to Survive” flick is about chini cancer patients smuggling drugs from India to survive. Bharat is depicted as medical Nirvana. Bollywood might grab a c...
by chola
07 Aug 2018 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2617
Views: 426041

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

the CRRC goliath crane must be the biggest on mother earth. the buildings on the left are large ones, but it towers over them. it is full sized to lift up modules to the top mast of a drydocked carrier. no other ship can be that tall. I am guessing they will build 2 in parallel to achieve more econ...

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