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by chola
18 Sep 2018 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1553
Views: 181845

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^chola may not be suitable for this thread, but the same gora serving nation managed to go against the supapowas of times and create a new nation. This has been debated umpteen times that we are inherently risk averse and would get the same thing done by just being more polite rather than confront...
by chola
18 Sep 2018 14:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

The Zhi-20 CopyHawk seems to be perhaps, one better than the original? Its a five bladed main rotor compared to the original four bladed design. Five blades should translate into better high altitude performance and lower vibrations. We should be seeing this at the TAR airfields soon, I suppose. An...
by chola
18 Sep 2018 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1553
Views: 181845

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

the problem with indians is we are overintellectual, oversmart and nitpicky with each other and cannot form a cohesive hunting party for any issue - we are all talk and no bite. china talks but also bites very hard. the results are for all to review above links. signs of a lack of self confidence a...
by chola
18 Sep 2018 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Some intel from QuantumFx at the AFM forum: J-16 0404 — 4th batch so possibly around 100 of this latest chini flanker ripoff now as batches are between 24 and 28: https://i.imgur.com/fDEbyK8.jpg https://i.imgur.com/MHO2GNQ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/g2TSr71.jpg J-16 with KD-88 LACM training round https...
by chola
18 Sep 2018 06:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 897
Views: 110020

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Girl Groups Music Videos on Karachi beaches: How can that not make things better for everyone involved? All may be lost - The Pakis have won! Never ever seen Chinese girls brave the ‘Indo-Pak’ SUN like these pretty ones... :P :rotfl: Waiting for the song to be reshot with Chinese girl in sun hats a...
by chola
16 Sep 2018 15:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 897
Views: 110020

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

What happens to the chinese/local intermarriages and their offspring?? Can you imagine how many offspring there will be in a hundred years of unrestrained intermingling and breeding?? haven't such marriages already started to happen in pakiland and can SL be far behind?? Its also a very sneaky plan...
by chola
16 Sep 2018 15:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 897
Views: 110020

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

It is a fantasy that Pakistan and Sri Lanka and the like as so naive and innocent nations who are so easily taken in by the chinis. They are getting money and infrastructure that they may or may pay back. Chinis needs to use excess capacity tp kerp jobs so if one of the turd worlders default it beco...
by chola
16 Sep 2018 15:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Chini Growler, J-15D, in primer. http://i65.tinypic.com/17sns5.jpg http://i65.tinypic.com/28hkjs9.jpg PLAN is systematically building out its carrier aviation. We see constant moves in logical order. Cat-launch J-15T prototypes, KJ-600 AEW program, F-15D EW, etc. And, of course, they are already bui...
by chola
15 Sep 2018 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1723
Views: 214085

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

We might need to plan for what we do if the USA wins the trade war and forces chini capitulation across the board — trade, technology, military and geo-politically. LOL. Basically ensuring that Unkil stays at number 1 and Cheen at 2. If Cheen becomes like another 1980s Japan that’s dependent on the ...
by chola
14 Sep 2018 15:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

OktXAUzfau4 finally chinese take off and do night landing on liaoning, full on SYRE propaganda, just that evil Indians did it in 2014 Nov SDREs do it with greater skills and nerves since our Kiev class STOVL/helo cruiser refit is far smaller and much more dangerous to land on. And in the short time...
by chola
13 Sep 2018 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Pick any aspect like religion and see how they stack up against the competition. [*] Saudi arabia has "weaponized" its exported religion of Islam building mosques and training radicals all over the world. [*] Christianity has gone on a global brainwashing & conversion spree gaining mi...
by chola
12 Sep 2018 16:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

One thing we found out from the Burmese and Cheen is that yellows do not accord the same tolerance of muzzie intolerance as we do. Chinis will kill anyone who is not a Han drone - even peaceful Tibetans. In that sense, what Uighurs do or don't do is irrelevant. The mere fact that Uighurs have a lon...
by chola
11 Sep 2018 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

fanne wrote:the table is very unindian to say the least


But very DDM.
by chola
10 Sep 2018 16:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^ For that ideology, there might be no other way. Imagine if the Gujuratis had not retaliated in force after the Godhra train burning. Where would we be now? The hans are just more organized and overwhelming in their retaliation after the mass knifing by muzzies at one of their train stations. You...
by chola
08 Sep 2018 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Dhoti Shiver Moment....if true. Why engine 'breakthrough' for China's stealth fighter should worry India https://www.theweek.in/news/world/2018/09/06/china-stealth-fighter-clear-engine-roadblock-mass-production.html On Wednesday, the South China Morning Post quoted Chinese military sources as sayin...
by chola
07 Sep 2018 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Now the J-15 is getting a new mass produced WS-10 engine variant. For all its faults the J-15 is gonna be their main carrier plane for the foreseeable future with at least four carriers by 2030. Any stealth like the FC-31 or a J-20 naval variant are years away and even then they will be in mixed com...
by chola
06 Sep 2018 16:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2174
Views: 262940

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

^^+1 chola, same as myanmar. That said, US is an old player in fuelling insurgencies. China knows it too,esp with their old dalliance with Pakistan. Probably this is why China is trying to nip the evil in bud, before it becomes unmanagable for them. Yellows have little time for Western suicidal ten...
by chola
06 Sep 2018 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2174
Views: 262940

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

^Might seem like an advantage right now but this will only cause resentment to build up among Uyghurs. Also, this provides Pakistan an avenue to retaliate the moment China stops writing blank cheques. US can flame up these unrests using CIA and other underhanded techniques. Not to mention China get...
by chola
06 Sep 2018 10:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 68329

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Both Pipavav (private) and Alcock (State Govt) didnt get institutional support from Indian Navy. Design help from DND would have greatly helped them. Instead they were treated as a vendor. L&T has invested heavily and built up a strong bench strength of architects. They recruit a lot of ex Nava...
by chola
06 Sep 2018 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2174
Views: 262940

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

This is where they have a BIG advantage over us: https://twitter.com/prasannavishy/status/1037505404119523328 China Is Treating Islam Like a Mental Illness. Over one million Muslims are being held right now across Chinese internment camps, according to estimates cited by the UN and U.S. officials.
by chola
05 Sep 2018 23:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 68329

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

AAGL was never fully privatized though they had divestment plans for years. In fact, the Gujurati gov just declared Ashcock defunct and is closing down the yard. This happened a few weeks ago, let me find a link. So not a private industry black mark. I don’t understand how you can deliver one vessel...
by chola
05 Sep 2018 22:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

. Asian Games medallist Divya Kakran slams Delhi government for lack of support https://www.google.fr/amp/s/www.indiatoday.in/amp/sports/asian-games-2018/story/asian-games-medallist-divya-kakran-slams-delhi-government-for-lack-of-support-1332465-2018-09-05 . At a felicitation ceremony in New Delhi ...
by chola
05 Sep 2018 15:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3455
Views: 341761

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Wonder when the CLGM will ever materialize! Will most probably take some more time. CLGM is currently caught up the Arjun vortex. It was designed to be fired from Arjun's 120 mm gun. Now with the Arjun MK-2 still not cleared and looks like will probably never be cleared, or cleared in small number ...
by chola
05 Sep 2018 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

The J-20 program was always helped by having the Al-31 and WS-10 around as a stopgap. Now it looks like the WS-15 engine designed for it is ready. Their engine industry is maturing. Look at the TVC WS-10X mounted on a single-engined J-10 testbed above. It was always a matter of time getting to the r...
by chola
05 Sep 2018 02:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3221
Views: 366117

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

We build the Al-31FP for the MKI with high localization of components. It might be smart to start our J-20 program (two Al-31s will inevitably lead to a J-20/SU-57 sized ac.) Or our very own J-10 with single Al-31. Of course as gentlemen we would never think of this because we will never do anything...
by chola
05 Sep 2018 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Posted on Air Forces Monthly forum:

Image

J-10B testbed for WS-10X with TVC nozzle.

WS-10X is just the unofficial name watchers are using for the different WS-10 variants seen on J-10s and J-20s.
by chola
05 Sep 2018 02:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3221
Views: 366117

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

No. The engine is missing. The chinese hooked their j20 prototypes with MKIs engine to kick start development. Indian engineers are yet to have that light bulb moment. I made that mistake on BRF that you can tack on any aero engine onto an aircraft and it will fly. I have been advised that is not t...
by chola
02 Sep 2018 12:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Taiwan spent a lot of money preparing for the 2017 Universiade . It was a big deal for them, and they got a sporting boost out of it. As for lessons, one common theme here is that success is driven by coaching skills developing. From Swapna Barman to Arpinder Singh to Amit Panghal, all had coaches ...
by chola
02 Sep 2018 10:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1086
Views: 102398

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Huawei is putting up the world’s fastest cellphone chip — a few months after ZTE was nearly crushed by Trump’s ban on US chips. That’s gonna teach the chinis a lesson about relying on amreeki components. What’s more, the advanced Apple chip slated to match Huawei’s is made in Taiwan by TSMC which is...
by chola
02 Sep 2018 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2756
Views: 286150

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

They quoted two IAF officers by name pointedly stating that unlike previous exercises the full air-to-air capability of the N011M Bars radar was used during Pitch Black. I don’t think it is just DDM being DDM. Please provide the quote saying this? As in actual statement from the officers, not someb...
by chola
02 Sep 2018 01:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Final tally 15 golds 24 silver 30 bronze Indonesia and Uzbekistan finished above us, but in reality, they got major boosts from their traditional sports - pencak silat and kurash. Our overall tally: Event Gold Silver Bronze Total Athletics 7 10 2 19 Shooting 2 4 3 9 Wrestling 2 0 1 3 Bridge 1 0 2 3...
by chola
02 Sep 2018 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2756
Views: 286150

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

Lifafa article. Read the title of the article and then read the body of the article. And even in the body, there is a one line blurb. They will never reveal the full capability of the Bars radar. Forget antagonizing Russia - which is a guaranteed given - the IAF will never reveal its own hand. No I...
by chola
02 Sep 2018 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 68329

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Frankly, I'd just be grateful if they built a second d carrier in the same class. Maybe slightly larger. Or will land up waiting for another 15 years. I’m resigned to waiting a dozen years of building for any carrier. I just don’t want to add another 5 or 10 years on top of that waiting for a godda...
by chola
01 Sep 2018 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 68329

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I like the smaller-CATOBAR-based-on-the-Vikrant idea very much. The De Guaulle at the same 40k tons can carry up to 40 aircraft including the Rafale and, most importantly, E-2 AEW aircraft too. https://im.rediff.com/news/2015/apr/20lead5.jpg Of course, we need to shave off the ramp and widen the lif...
by chola
01 Sep 2018 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449175

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

this has always been the case during the cold war ,ballon decoys seen as "fighters" and bomber from space imagery ., but things have progressed, software and image processing not available here in BRF can distinguish the fakes. There always have been fakes and the chinese are the masters ...
by chola
01 Sep 2018 01:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

This asiad is the best ever for India as medals were won in hard sports and not our traditional sports. It really is the best Asiad ever for India because we just matched the 65 total medals that was our high mark at Guangzhou 2010. We’ll break the record with a day of full competition left. Congra...
by chola
31 Aug 2018 18:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Vips wrote:Pakistan loses to Japan in Hockey semi final. Hope India smashes their H&D in style for the Bronze.


Mercy! The TFTAs have a piddly three medals onlee. Let’s give them a break as a humanitarian gesture.

Ooooommmmmmm.
by chola
31 Aug 2018 09:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 68329

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Okay, I’ve given up hope of the 65K-ton carrier. Please, please, PLEASE decide on something so we can save the workforce and supply chain painstakingly developed through Vikrant.
by chola
30 Aug 2018 22:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

You know, despite the loss of golds, what I really like is, we're now comparing our performances to Olympics levels and wondering if we'd get gold or bronze. Some solid support at ground level and we'll beat the crap out of anyone. I want us to win 100m freestyle in the Olympics and wipe the $hit-e...
by chola
30 Aug 2018 21:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4699
Views: 329365

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Bahrain is nipping behind us with 12 gold to our 13...we could have cleared Uzbeks and Taiwan if we managed to get Hockey and Kabaddi holds..ah well...Is there any more events where we have hopes for gold? show me 1 native bahraini or qatari born holding those golds. a mockery has been made of the ...

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