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by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 22:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018


Fantastic article. Well written by Vice Admiral Chauhan Sir.

Thank you Sridhar-ji for posting this.
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

:lol: https://twitter.com/d_extrovert/status/1380558175938568192?s=20 ---> Thank you US Navy for the cardiopulmonary resuscitation operation you just performed on the non-alignment lobby in India. I knew this non-alignment/charting our own independent path nonsense would come up. Remember there is ...
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

:lol:

https://twitter.com/d_extrovert/status/ ... 68192?s=20 ---> Thank you US Navy for the cardiopulmonary resuscitation operation you just performed on the non-alignment lobby in India.
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 09:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Another twitter thread from Captain DK Sharma, the former PRO for the Indian Navy. Click on link below... https://twitter.com/CaptDKS/status/1380828324830797826?s=20 ---> How many of us are aware that we monitor movement of each & every ship (merchant marine & warship), submarine & aircr...
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 09:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

It does not matter whether you agree or disagree with the views, but read this twitter thread. https://twitter.com/resplinodell/status/1380627009362132996?s=20 ---> The US dismisses India's objections to US Freedom of Navigation operations against India's maritime claims by saying the US does FONOPs...
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 08:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1239
Views: 265949

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Drag & drop picture into new window....

https://twitter.com/CovertShores/status ... 56032?s=20 ---> New cutaway, happy Friday.

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by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 08:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://twitter.com/singhshwetabh71/status/1380570801280184322?s=20 ---> All in all, US secured a self goal with the announcement, at least optically. I don't think it'll change anything though. https://twitter.com/zone5aviation/status/1380433024383283200?s=20 ---> I get that FONOPS are a matter of ...
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Why should that be an alternative? At the end of the day there are only two Camps - Russia-China China-Russia v/s US-UK-France. Non Aligned or independent path (without the assured umbrella/safety of UN veto) is a non-practical path and hence not an option. https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/...
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 08:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Why should that be an alternative? At the end of the day there are only two Camps - Russia-China China-Russia v/s US-UK-France. Non Aligned or independent path (without the assured umbrella/safety of UN veto) is a non-practical path and hence not an option. The GOI disagrees with you :) US Needs To...
by Rakesh
11 Apr 2021 08:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I was waiting when the US rakshaks/Slaves/Uncle Toms/Coolies will come and start justifying US actions. They never disappoint me. US does it with Canada and other countries. So India should bear it. US is the only one who can save us from China. So India should bear it. Ack thoo Apart from the stan...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Why should that be an alternative?
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 08:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

President Biden is looking to re-assert America's presence on the international stage, after President Stable Genius' acquiescence and bromance to totalitarian leaders like Putin and Kim Jong-Un. This is perhaps just one of those things that Biden wants to prove to the world, that America is back to...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

And this from the former Chief of Naval Staff, Indian Navy - Admiral Arun Prakash. https://twitter.com/arunp2810/status/1380400340101648385?s=20 ---> There is irony here. While India ratified UN Law of the Seas in 1995, the US has failed to do it so far. For the 7th Fleet to carry out FoN missions i...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1380414490680950784?s=20 ---> In 2019, US Navy challenged maritime rules/laws of every nation in South Asia (excl. Nepal & Bhutan of course). https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1380416093236387843?s=20 ---> US Navy does not have to follow domestic l...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Well, that's the way it should be. My comment was geared to the "strategeric partnership" koolaid a lot of folks used to be selling and consuming, even on BRF. Such incidents serve to keep us grounded. Waiting - but it will be in vain onlee - for the Alliance with Amreeka crowd on BRF to ...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Don't think we're going to do anything and neither can we, nor should we. https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1380395360732991495?s=20 ---> No need to make a mountain out of mole hill. US Navy conducted such ops in Indian EEZ regularly. This US navy doc from 2016 shows shows such US naval ops ...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 1029
Views: 276982

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

https://twitter.com/Aryan_warlord/status/1379331166675759104?s=20 ---> Three new radar systems developed by privately owned Bengaluru headquartered firm called Astra microwave. Rather interesting stuff. The artwork is model - 102. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EyReYRAUcAAMPae?format=jpg&name=mediu...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 2075
Views: 442463

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

The Israeli Air Force officially introduces The “Oron”: A Highly-Modified G550 with “Unprecedented ISR Capabilities”
https://theaviationist.com/2021/04/04/t ... abilities/
04 April 2021
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 2075
Views: 442463

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

srai wrote:British seem to be one of the biggest wasters of its military spending. £1 billion Sentinel R1 fleet to the scrap heap.

England is slowly, but surely, moving into irrelevance. France and Germany are the only major powers in Western Europe.
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 336
Views: 77850

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

Drag & Drop this picture into a new browser window. You can even see the shadow of the flight above on the deck below. https://twitter.com/Amitraaz/status/1379737662660112384?s=20 ---> * 4 x Rafale M * 4 x MIG-29K * 2 x ALH Mk III * 2 x Sea ing * 1 x NG E-2D Advanced Hawkeye AEW&C https://pb...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 10
Views: 2519

Re: Indian Army News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/statu ... 29120?s=20 ---> Report: India's elite 17th Mountain Strike Corps gets another 10,000 troops along with equipment. The 17th MSC is tasked with carrying out combined arms offensives deep into China occupied Tibet during war.
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 188727

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1380452348628066304?s=20 ---> Why kill them with kindness, when you can use an axe... https://twitter.com/Firezstarter1/status/1380467010065166339?s=20 ---> The level of detail in that patch. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EyhaGCpUUAE6Ewk?format=jpg&name=large
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 586
Views: 176361

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

https://twitter.com/dfi_pk/status/1380273642462924805?s=20 ---> The bomb seen in the AMCA IWB picture in my previous tweet could be a new long range winged PGM under development. It has a single piece pivoting wing which adds the small possibility that the PGM might be self-powered. Prominent blunt ...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 586
Views: 176361

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

https://twitter.com/dfi_pk/status/1380237715107643393?s=20 ---> AMCA Internal Weapons Bay (IWB) Features: 1. Serrated edges of IWB for low RCS during weapons release 2. Four hardpoints for different payload config 3. Two piece folding door mechanism https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EyeW1qoW8AEXkv6?format...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 419
Views: 145843

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/ThingsNavy/status/1380172022756466695?s=20 ---> K-15 or B-05 is a two-stage submarine-launched ballistic missile. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EydbIwTUcAUKG7m?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EydbI80VoAEqNp2?format=jpg&name=small
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1786
Views: 365126

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

https://twitter.com/ThingsNavy/status/1380172142818390017?s=20 ---> MiG-29K https://twitter.com/Firezstarter1/status/1380265234745630720?s=20 ---> The bigger point here is that it's a Russian Zhuk ME radar with an Indian Tarang series RWR, integrated with an Israeli Self Protection Jammer. Food for ...
by Rakesh
10 Apr 2021 07:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3987
Views: 841644

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

What are these "Capability Enhancements" that are ready for the Chief to test now? That is what I am trying to find out too! :lol: I am assuming some aspect of the Super Sukhoi upgrade, but I could be way off. https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1380158816310996992?s=20 ---> IAF Chief ACM...
by Rakesh
09 Apr 2021 22:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 4099
Views: 827329

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Hilarious and true! So move on guys!! Some cannot move on. The loss of a MiG-21 is too much to bear for them. This is why reasoning like, "GOI said not to use R-77...." are put forth in this thread. I would be surprised if any member of any political party in India could point out R-77 in...
by Rakesh
09 Apr 2021 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 4099
Views: 827329

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

If you lived through Kargil, then you would know that this statement of yours is completely untrue. \... a few times apparently PAF was able to go up but did not shoot as IAF planes were eggressing and a potential downing of IAF ac would result in IAF plane crashing inside indian territory ... roe p...
by Rakesh
09 Apr 2021 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 23 March 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 5750

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 23 March 2021

IAF shares MiG-29 upgrade pictures from deployment in Ladakh; watch them soar
https://www.republicworld.com/india-new ... -soar.html
08 April 2021
by Rakesh
08 Apr 2021 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3604
Views: 918783

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The original plan was 24 SSKs, but now has been revised to 18 SSK + 6 SSN. So six Project 75 (Kalvari Class) boats + six Project 75I (OEM to be decided) boats + six indigenous design = 18 SSKs Then six SSNs on top of this. Indian Navy has a submarine problem https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/opinio...
by Rakesh
08 Apr 2021 01:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 4099
Views: 827329

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

The next day regular line pilots go up against PAFs creme de la creme and still fight them to a draw despite being heavily outnumbered, irrespective of the lies a propagandist like Tufail puts out. So I dont see why we should self-flagellate so much over these events. Because for some folks, the &q...
by Rakesh
07 Apr 2021 08:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1332
Views: 390704

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Thank you for letting me know. I have added the link in the post.
by Rakesh
06 Apr 2021 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 1029
Views: 276982

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

https://twitter.com/dfi_pk/status/1379391477617471488?s=20 ---> Multi-static Passive Radar from BEL Thales Systems Ltd. The radar doesn't emit itself but detects targets passively by picking up reflections bouncing off aerial targets from commercial emitters like FM / DVB-T, etc. Pics credit to owne...
by Rakesh
06 Apr 2021 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1544
Views: 493356

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Why does not Bajwa himself come to Delhi? :lol: He does not need the Pak PM's permission.

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/statu ... 79265?s=20 ---> Report: Pak Army chief Bajwa wants meeting between Indian PM Modi and Pak PM Impran Khan.
by Rakesh
06 Apr 2021 23:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3843
Views: 788155

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1379386203749937155?s=20 ---> Nice! IAF Rafales armed with MICA air-to-air missiles flying in Ladakh. Pictures released by the Indian Air Force today. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EySQAXKVEAAH9bZ?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EySQMZFVIAALCkY...
by Rakesh
06 Apr 2021 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4335
Views: 1288069

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1379339028986748928?s=20 ---> DRDO's VL-SRSAM will be produced by private sector companies instead of CPSEs like BDL. https://twitter.com/Firezstarter1/status/1379337088634548225?s=20 ---> Huge news. VL-SRSAM program up for private production, with DRDO to as...
by Rakesh
06 Apr 2021 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 4099
Views: 827329

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

I have a simple query Does any source refute that 1. Indian Air force attacked a target in Pakistan. 2. Indian Air force engaged and countered fizzleya fighters that tried to bomb us. 3. Does this not show a doctrinal change? If yes then it matters much more than any other aspects. This will cover ...

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