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by chola
15 Jun 2018 19:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1553
Views: 223173

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Forget about unhappy billionaires and rules and taxes blah blah. Trump has just punched the Lizard in nose with the first big opening shot of a massive trade war. The US tariffs and the soon-to-come Chinese retaliation on the US companies operating in Cheen will send the multinationals scurrying fro...
by chola
15 Jun 2018 18:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1033
Views: 88551

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Trade war is on! No turning turning back this time. For those of you who thinks China is playing Unkil over NoKo? Trump got the chinis to pressure Fatty Kim into the Singapore meeting by delaying the tariffs. Once they had direct communications with the NKoreans, he punches the lizard in the nose wi...
by chola
15 Jun 2018 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Ok no more d1ck measuring with ships. I’ll move onto comparing the size of balls with aircraft . . . But you know, if Cheen had stayed Maoist and shitpoor like they were in the 1970s then we would have been happy being shitpoor along with them. When they took off in the 1980s they took us with them ...
by chola
14 Jun 2018 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 8528

Re: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion

Globally, the oil market is tightly balanced with demand continuing to rise while supplies are not keeping pace. US oil and gas production is constrained by pipeline capacity restrictions. There are limits to how far we can play the US oil card. As far playing the US card in a larger geopolitical c...
by chola
14 Jun 2018 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2526
Views: 227781

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

I think it has mostly to do with 1) IAF reportedly panning its stealth capability and future maintenance costs http://amp.timeinc.net/thedrive/the-war-zone/15327/india-might-finally-terminate-their-stealth-fighter-program-with-russia?source=dam years of squabbling over the program, usually character...
by chola
14 Jun 2018 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2627
Views: 248341

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

Indian Air Force Doesn’t Plan to Add More Sukhoi 30 MKI in its Inventory Sources of government told Mail Today, “The Russians along with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), which assembles the planes in India, have offered to sell 40 more of these planes to the Air Force but the Air Force does...
by chola
14 Jun 2018 09:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://twitter.com/SandeepUnnithan/status/1005011107826679810 ---> China is cranking out destroyers - 19 DDGs in six years, or an average of just over three a year. We can barely produce 1 in 3 yrs. This Is What a Real Naval Buildup Looks Like https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a210...
by chola
13 Jun 2018 19:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

@Singha, that was inspiring. Though Germany is as far away from Cheen as possible. The former is among the greatest TFTA warrior races if not the greatest, the latter builds a lot of stuff but eats lots of rice and mainly shopkeeps, typical SRE. Bollywood is number ONE in China’s box office this wee...
by chola
13 Jun 2018 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 8528

Re: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion

India should embark on pax-indica by teaching the malis an unforgettable lesson. It could be a naval blockade or regime change, slow or fast but the result has to be visible. Pax anything depends on building lots of infrastructure and controlling the levels of trade. It means having a printing pres...
by chola
12 Jun 2018 14:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 714254

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Pratyush wrote:When is the imrh due for first flight.


Very optimistic this one.
by chola
12 Jun 2018 14:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 714254

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

IAC-1 Vikrant May-2018. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rzLEed2YK1Y/Wxz3cm_v-PI/AAAAAAAATxY/PH5kxX1whbEq8-dstiWbdodFXNxSx8YLwCK4BGAYYCw/s1600/vikrant%2B15%2Bmay2.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AJ5IyIfecl0/Wxz3aMIiuHI/AAAAAAAATxQ/NZy0ZJwXl_UBzuJacSf89dFjC3SYsTD_wCK4BGAYYCw/s1600/vikrant%2Bfront%2B15%2Bmay....
by chola
10 Jun 2018 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1743
Views: 200970

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

No. A victory by India over Cheen forestalls an Amreeki-Chini war (and subsequent regime change) because an Indian victory would remove Cheen as a peer competitor to the US . It would change the status quo in Asia and the world . The preponderance of forces in our favor means only one outcome in a ...
by chola
10 Jun 2018 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 8528

Re: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - News & Discussion

Modi in Qingdao just as Akhsay Kumar is opening across 5000 screens in chini megaplexes as the “Toilet Hero.” Toilet:EPK is actually the number two film in China this weekend. Not the best pairing when the PM is in Cheen (on purpose?) but the cultural impact is clear. https://cdn.bollywoodbubble.com...
by chola
10 Jun 2018 01:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2520
Views: 455803

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Nothing wrong with buying blueprints. It was actually very smart. Why rebuild the wheel? What is important is that we acquired the technology and became self sufficient. This is TOT in its truest sense, not CKDs and SKDs. Very smart indeed. We could scavenge Ukraine for a lot more in aerospace. ISR...
by chola
09 Jun 2018 16:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1743
Views: 200970

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

War is never a solution to anything and those esp with your neighbours., its a problem looking for one . The idea of power is to ensure security and prosperity for a nation and its citizens. I agree but Cheen was asking for a fight over Doklam and we should have obliged when we had 20-to-1 advantag...
by chola
09 Jun 2018 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 367
Views: 39418

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Want to build out your aircraft industry? Make your carriers buy domestic planes by the hundreds. https://reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1IY0G3 China's HNA, COMAC sign deal for 200 C919, 100 ARJ21 jets Reuters Cheen’s first attempt at a large aircraft in the 1970’s the Y-10 is moved to Comac’s Pudon...
by chola
09 Jun 2018 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1743
Views: 200970

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

Why it is important for us to fight Cheen before Unkil does When the US does go to war with Cheen it will end with the annihilation of the PLA and a regime change and we will gain nothing from it. Resources from the US and all its allies will go into rebuilding a democratic China in its image, thin...
by chola
08 Jun 2018 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1743
Views: 200970

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

Unkils MNCs has already poured enough resources into China to make it the next superpower Yes but not nearly enough to put Cheen’s $16K per capita income PPP anywhere near that of S Korea ($39K), Japan ($42K) or Taiwan ($49K) which are par for course for East Asian free states. Once the US rebuilds...
by chola
08 Jun 2018 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1743
Views: 200970

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

Why it is important for us to fight Cheen before Unkil does When the US does go to war with Cheen it will end with the annihilation of the PLA and a regime change and we will gain nothing from it. Resources from the US and all its allies will go into rebuilding a democratic China in its image, thin...
by chola
08 Jun 2018 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1743
Views: 200970

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

Cross-posting from International Naval thread: How we missed a massive opportunity at Doklam We missed a great opportunity at Doklam. The chinis were asking us to fight them when we held overwhelming (upwards of 15 or 20 to 1) advantages in men and aircraft along the entire border. It was the perfec...
by chola
08 Jun 2018 18:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3082
Views: 369660

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Austin wrote:How did we miss the great opportunity at Doklam ?


By not obliging the PRC’s offer for a nice war and a historic victory on the borders that would have changed Asia’s hierarchy in our lifetime. I’ll take this to the Lizard Defanged and Neutered thread if anyone is interested.
by chola
08 Jun 2018 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3082
Views: 369660

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Just saying how it is. We missed a great opportunity at Doklam against a nation of shopkeepers and factory workers. When the US does go to war with Cheen it will end with the annihilation of the PLA and a regime change and we will gain nothing from it. Resources from the US and all its allies will g...
by chola
08 Jun 2018 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3082
Views: 369660

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Cheen is not a warrior nation. The United States is. https://amp.businessinsider.com/retiring-chinese-general-reveals-chinas-greatest-military-weakness-2018-6 China's People's Liberation Army Gen. He Lei, one of the more hawkish voices asserting Beijing's absolute rights to the South China Sea, made...
by chola
07 Jun 2018 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2627
Views: 248341

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

The Chinese are good at reverse engineering the Harbin Z-9, a copy of the French AS.365 Dauphin and Z-10 is exact replica of U.S. Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk and Apache lookalike there are many systems that look like Western Russian system No. 1) The Z-9 and Z-8 were well-recorded ToT from the French...
by chola
07 Jun 2018 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3082
Views: 369660

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

The chinese are not utterly stupid nor have the ignored threats from the US over the past few years. Now when do you think will Massa stop the talking and do the actual walking. Hell at least our boys have warm and friendly one on one wrestling matches now and then with them. I don't think I will n...
by chola
07 Jun 2018 19:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ That looks like the berths and docks for the destroyers. You can see at least five destroyers (possibly 7) with three Type 052Ds berthed for fitting and two 055s being constructed in the large drydock. There are the makings of two more DDGs in the section immediately in front of the 055s. The do...
by chola
07 Jun 2018 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Intel tweet from French chini watcher: https://twitter.com/HenriKenhmann/status/1004412965905301504 Components for the third Chinese carrier are being assembled in a shed in Shanghai. https://i.imgur.com/ylNHVai.png We’ll probably see the carrier in drydock by end of year or next. Then two or three ...
by chola
07 Jun 2018 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ Overwhelming firepower even against opponents such as Cheen (or Russia.) This is what a real Super Power does. Never underestimate an opponent always overestimate. Use a twenty-pound warhammer instead of your thumb to crush an ant on the off chance it has superpowers.
by chola
07 Jun 2018 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3082
Views: 369660

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

I don’t think it is empty. Telling them point blank that the US Navy and Marines have the capability and indeed a history of taking down heavily defended islands is a threat backed by muscle and intention. The chinis would be stupid to ignore it. That said, Cheen is not a warrior people but a mercan...
by chola
06 Jun 2018 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China just showed it has a new 'Dark Sword' fighter jet — and it's a nightmare for the US What a bullshit, clickbait title. :rotfl: Not an American fanboy, but the idea that a vague photo of a mockup of a plane in a Chinese workshop means that they have eclipsed the aviation prowess of a country th...
by chola
05 Jun 2018 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 91
Views: 6226

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

Whose fault is it that the stupid Russkies needed US dollars from us onlee? All would be no problem if they accepted rupees. They can use that to buy our rice and then sell to the chinis who eat lots of rice. If you want to use Western hard currency then don’t do stuff like invading Ukraine. IT has...
by chola
05 Jun 2018 16:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 91
Views: 6226

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

Whose fault is it that the stupid Russkies needed US dollars from us onlee? All would be no problem if they accepted rupees. They can use that to buy our rice and then sell to the chinis who eat lots of rice.

If you want to use Western hard currency then don’t do stuff like invading Ukraine.
by chola
04 Jun 2018 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

LoL. I like the LotR analogy! But surely Amreeki cannot be Mordor or the Dark Tower! America is more Aman, the Uttermost West, the abode of the golden haired Vanyar — highest of the high Elves — with their great Grey Ships. Do not let yourself be deceived by Annatar, the Lord of Gifts He does not s...
by chola
04 Jun 2018 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 714254

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Filipov, corvettes are “green” water meaning littoral or coastal.

Ze “brown” water which means rivers, basins and estuarine mouths.

Blue water we all know to be open ocean vessels.

The Saryu and Type 056 are green water vessels not brown, Comrade.
by chola
04 Jun 2018 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 714254

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

cutting the body to fit the shirt !! :roll: If such were actually the case, why did we agree to buy?? Nobody else was willing to supply without onerous pre-conditions?? Japan has a history of carrier design. Those companies are still around. Maybe we could have worked out some sort of a deal. We ce...
by chola
04 Jun 2018 14:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2332
Views: 376371

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

the Dalian wide angle psyops shots are carefully composed to project the sense of a vast global power for which these large hulls are just pawns to be moved on global board like USN does . a shot of norfolk virginia docks https://i.pinimg.com/originals/70/20/78/702078de646beeaa223a99e50500c2bb.jpg ...
by chola
04 Jun 2018 13:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 367
Views: 39418

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

If the Turks are anything close then they’ll do great things. And I think they are more than just close with the Atak129 example. No matter how you slice it, the Turks beat an established attack helo in the Z-10 with over 100 in service and mostly likely offered cheaply on subsidized basis to the T...
by chola
04 Jun 2018 13:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 308
Views: 74472

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The PN signed a Letter of Intent for four MILGEM 2400 ton corvettes from Turkey last year. Then there was the contract for 8 AIP-SSKs from Cheen. Now four 054As. The porki navy is revitalizing
by chola
04 Jun 2018 13:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4716
Views: 714254

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^^ We had long and bloody discussion over this for the past year. Everything boils down to this: How could we have designed something that would limit us to the MiG-29 on a vessel expected to serve a half century? That's tactical planning Not strategic that needs out of the box thinking The proble...
by chola
04 Jun 2018 08:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 367
Views: 39418

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

It seems like Turkey has been able to leap & close key technology gaps in 15 years time. Any guesses on how this happened? Is Turkish investment in Def R&D is so high & that too in many areas simultaneously to close gaps or is it all blowing a bunch of hot air? Its GDP is around 1T$ as ...

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