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by chola
18 Aug 2018 08:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4361
Views: 716786

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

^^^ Turboprops give drones endurance. The chini CH-5 and Wing Loong 2 fly on chini turboprops that also power their light utilities. Access to engines allowed the PRC to sell hundreds of hunter-killers to the Middle East. Along with a turbojet, a turboprop should have been a goal a long time ago. Th...
by chola
17 Aug 2018 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 838
Views: 102702

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

^^ Will be interesting to watch as China tries to trap Malaysia into unpayable OBOR debt with white elephant projects. Maybe they will ask for the lease of a naval base..oops I mean maritime port in the Straits of Malacca for 99 years. But how stupid are Malaysian politicians having signed on to su...
by chola
17 Aug 2018 20:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1908
Views: 329400

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

We need at least 5 more Phalcons, not just 2.The IL-476 platforms aren't very costly, but the radar and AWACS suite of Israeli origin mainly costs a bomb.Given the far superior range, etc. of the IL-476s, the DRDO should try fitting the indigenous planar radar onto the platform instead of the rotat...
by chola
17 Aug 2018 19:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 359
Views: 47220

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

LOL. I love our Filipov. He has the thickest skin of any BRite ever! Comrade, I cannot believe you are still extolling the virtues of the Fulcrum after our air force had pointedly not bought a new MiG-29 since the 1980s and had repeated issues with them that created groundings for the entire type in...
by chola
17 Aug 2018 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3343
Views: 320984

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Great analysis, Khalsaji.

But please fix name of our tank on item 4 in your summary.
by chola
17 Aug 2018 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 815
Views: 113462

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Not enough has been said about how amazing this picture is. Deb Rana is a bit of a genius. Is this a takeoff or landing? In either case does the tail-hook scratch and burn like that in all such planes? I suppose that this would damage the carrier surface as well as the hook itself I believe it is s...
by chola
17 Aug 2018 08:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2634
Views: 428697

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ Right on cue for our discussion. lol

We’re going to see a $1Trillion US defense budget pretty soon with those kinds of dhoti shivering reports in Washington.
by chola
17 Aug 2018 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 590
Views: 45210

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

LOL. Erdogan actually thought he could paki Trump and not get his whole damn economy punched in the head.
by chola
16 Aug 2018 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2634
Views: 428697

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

until china produces somethings like global hawk, LEAPx, snapdragon-mki , ....things which are at leading edge, its leverage will be limited vs the khan ecosystem (which also includes france,uk,israel,germany,italy,soko,japan,taiwan,canada,swiss,dutch...all the worlds advanced economies freely sell...
by chola
16 Aug 2018 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2067
Views: 245173

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

Agree. This was just to dispel the propaganda that has been spread around here and else where that China has "already" taken a lead over the west in "innovation". Indians in general are too eager to embrace that propaganda and get disheartened. Actually, I think we are too quick...
by chola
16 Aug 2018 19:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2067
Views: 245173

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

^^^ Think about this. The chief editor of their science and technology propaganda daily is saying this. Unlike Mao’s PRC, these chinis are examining their faults. I prefer a Cheen whose science propagandist praises itself not one who points to its faults. This is a chini call to arms on fixing their...
by chola
16 Aug 2018 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2634
Views: 428697

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Cough cough saar other than dji of cheen and parrot of france most of the top15 are american You think america japan soko and taiwan cannot make mountains of the motors and gymbals these drones use ? Yes, but the components for the Amreeki firms come from Cheen which is what the US dronemakers in t...
by chola
16 Aug 2018 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 67
Views: 2810

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

A great man. He got the nation back on the right track after the Nehru clan.

Peace.
by chola
16 Aug 2018 18:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2634
Views: 428697

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I am crossposting this from an Amreeki mil forum. I was surprised that it is so dire. The AI swarms of the future could only come from Cheen if the trade war cuts US drone makers from chini eco-system. Cheen dominates the global supply chain from the frames all the way down to the motors and batteri...
by chola
16 Aug 2018 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 2067
Views: 245173

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: 4373
Views: 307510

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 427
Views: 48361

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 3343
Views: 320984

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: 2634
Views: 428697

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: 2718
Views: 273841

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 ...

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