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by Singha
22 May 2018 18:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

Up to 106 military personnel were given aggravated life sentences for attempting a coup that killed 250 people in Turkey on July 15, 2016. Investigations made by Turkish authorities revealed that the coup attempt was carried out by Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), which used infiltrators in the militar...
by Singha
22 May 2018 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:20 A.M.) – The Russian military unleashed their wrath over the Idlib Governorate, tonight, targeting several areas controlled by the jihadist rebels in the western part of the province. According to a Syrian military source in Latakia, the Russian military began their attack by la...
by Singha
22 May 2018 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4030
Views: 317942

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

the russi su35s that operate in syria have this long wingtip pod? are they subject to the same G limitations as we experienced? https://i.ytimg.com/vi/riWPvlILTJA/maxresdefault.jpg their su30 and su34 both of whom run strike missions uncontested there carry wingtip aam https://southfront.org/wp-cont...
by Singha
22 May 2018 12:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2264
Views: 353224

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Gtre was given a shoestring budget thats why
Nobody at the top serious about domestic engine
None at top appreciated the strategic power of developing aero engines... well now they belatedly do

Gromov tsagi etc have a huge airfield and whatever they need to get things done
by Singha
22 May 2018 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 91747

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

It will not be a hot rod but perhaps we will fund the epe 414 in which us navy is not interested

Neither is the rafale much of a hot rod ...agile and versatile but not a energy oriented sports car of the f16a or f22 mould
by Singha
22 May 2018 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Parts of antique ac and gear we use will surely be hard to find like mig21 or 27 Murica is cash rich and their kit in continuous production for worldwide use like c130 and fsolah If murica had stopped flying the c130 or ah64 some 25 years ago we would face the same issues Tsp had to cannibalize some...
by Singha
22 May 2018 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

All the american deals we did cost a fortune in uptime based services and manuals, docs, training, spares etc No much howls of protest Our russian deals were not structured in this manner being done in poorer less uptime focussed times. When we invested more in the support system under Parrikar, the...
by Singha
22 May 2018 09:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Belgorod and khabarovsk seems to unfinished oscar class hulls now being funded to completion as combined ssgn cum special missions role
by Singha
22 May 2018 09:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Navy Recognition comment: The Poseidon (formerly known as Status-6 / NATO designation Kanyon) is a self-propelled underwater craft to be carried by two submarines under construction - the Khabarovsk and the Belgorod. Open sources said each submarine will carry three-ten underwater craft. They resemb...
by Singha
22 May 2018 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

since the plane is canadian, this fellow must have returned to give himself up because they caught and thrashed his family.
our desi fugitives seem to have obtained foreign passports for the entire family to guard against such weak points in the chain.
by Singha
22 May 2018 08:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

kuch nahi hone wala hai .... too much indian dirty money and political slush funds are probably in UK from all sides - that how UK exercises "leverage" it has money from all sides and can rat on them to opposite parties http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/china-captures-180-...
by Singha
22 May 2018 08:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

Washington (CNN)Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea that it could end up like Libya if it fails to make a nuclear deal with the United States. "There was some talk about the Libyan model last week, and you know, as the President made clear, this will only end like the Libyan model ende...
by Singha
22 May 2018 06:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

Pompeoji has threatend to crush iran through sanctions
by Singha
22 May 2018 06:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2264
Views: 353224

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

We already have old il76 and old su30 for different types of tests from intial to supersonic
by Singha
21 May 2018 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

nothing prevents mallya, modi or anyone from getting paid passport of malta, cyprus, st kitts etc as I posted here. these countries offer visa free travel to 150+ nations and do not have any restrictions of double triple quadruple citizenship its all cash and carry. I bet they already have such pass...
by Singha
21 May 2018 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:10 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) elite Tiger Forces division has been given orders to redeploy from the northern countryside of the Homs Governorate to the southern provinces of Syria. According to a military report, the Tiger Forces will lead the offensive to retake the re...
by Singha
21 May 2018 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

qassem suleimani lurking sround in iraq, visiting najaf shrine with PMU leader Abhu mahdi al muhandes , not paying heed to veiled threats from moqtada al sadr

https://twitter.com/ejmalrai/status/998272596192964608
by Singha
21 May 2018 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

Elijah J. Magnier


@ejmalrai
9h9 hours ago
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#Damascus confirmed to #Tehran the "necessity to keep all forces in #Syria until all occupation forces, i.e. #USA and #Turkey leave and when the central government decides".
by Singha
21 May 2018 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

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"#Russian and #Hasaka local sources: 4 US military helicopters conducted four sorties in the villages of al-Qeirawan, Haresat Sinjar, al-Ta'ef and aAbu Kabra, evacuating ISIL / Daesh terrorists to an unknown location. #Syria US proxy SDF assists. " Via @timand2037
by Singha
21 May 2018 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

Ahmad Al-Issa
@ahmadalissa
4h4 hours ago
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Historic Victory: #Damascus: The #SyrianArmy has completely liberated #Hajar_AlAswad and #Yarmouk Camp south of #Damascus: No more terrorists in Damascus or its countryside. People are celebrating.
by Singha
21 May 2018 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

have to mostly agree with you on that. life is not made tough for these characters.
by Singha
21 May 2018 08:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 91747

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

Khan is trying to create a situation where we need to file h1 type petitions to get case by case waivers for purchasing russian gear else it will get tough to obtain services for khan gear They can kiss any future deals goodbye if they keep repeating such threats Tejas mk2 will get delayed by 5 year...
by Singha
20 May 2018 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

took a while but i found a pic of how the pantsyr is reloaded. looks like the system has 4 x 3round wine bottle racks of missiles and rack can elevate or depress on its own. its likely prefilled "clips" of 3 tubes could be lowered by the crane into its frame or single tubes which would tak...
by Singha
20 May 2018 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-sitrep-liberating-the-m5-lifeline.html analysis of the upcoming fight in daraa and makes a point we already know logically - without building up c3i, pantsyr and buk lower tier weapons, just dropping in a S300 system or two will not be useful for the syrians.
by Singha
20 May 2018 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

the battle of yarmouk camp is over. the remainder ISIS will be sent to the desert in 2 batches of bus trips. the main highway damascus-homs has also reopened after many years as the northern homs rastan pocket took the green bus. this leaves only daraa in the south and idlib in the north. idlib now ...
by Singha
20 May 2018 14:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

various militias and paramils will now be gone with the war winding down and hardly any rebel enclaves left anymore other than daraa and yarmouk camp(which is being attacked)

@WithinSyriaBlog
May 17
The NDF is about to be dissolved, the process will begin within weeks supposedly
by Singha
20 May 2018 14:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4524
Views: 672490

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

i had followed her progress from the mountainous seas off cape horn upto east of mauritius. she had stopped in port louis mauritius.
by Singha
20 May 2018 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 560
Views: 91747

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

>> that M53 dry thrust is some 15% more than the F414. an interesting article comparing various fighter engines though not the M53. https://defenseissues.net/2014/12/06/fighter-aircraft-engine-comparision/ maybe the M53/M88/EJ200 with low bypass ratios are optimized for high alt and high dry thrust ...
by Singha
20 May 2018 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

the jewelry sector has only themselves to blame for indulging in unlawful cash practises, tax dodging and letting such clans of crooks predominate in their midst. now they are whining as banks tighten the oversight.
by Singha
20 May 2018 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

mostly these people are out of reach unless we send israeli style teams to catch a few , but the new notification needs to be passed asap and all their assets seized and auctioned to recover as much as possible. and pressure must be put on london, HK, singapore, antwerp to ensure their business deal...
by Singha
20 May 2018 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116306

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

since the GOI was unaware of all this clan holding foreign passports, it seems like they did not surrender the indian passport and apply for OCI - else there would be no indian passport to cancel. so they had been 2-timing for years, using the indian passport when needed and using the foreign passpo...
by Singha
20 May 2018 11:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

these days american salesmen & fanboys far outnumber the lone russian gear loyalist.

Admin note: this post was reported for name calling, will leave this post here, but all parties please dont go overboard with your criticism based on hunches
by Singha
19 May 2018 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11264
Views: 622392

Re: Levant crisis - III

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/ ... the-golan/

syrians are said to have fired 55 grad type rockets onto israeli OP and EW posts in the golan heights
by Singha
19 May 2018 22:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2264
Views: 353224

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://twitter.com/PDChina/status/997386306660384768

a video has been released showing H6 ALCM bombers doing touch and go ops on some disputed SCS reef they have built a airstrip on.
by Singha
19 May 2018 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

>>Stoped visiting Levant thread after I identified a sa6 wreck being passed off as a downed tomohawk.

^ by the original twitter poster . and yet you did not notice or acknowledge I tagged it as a sa6 in a post below that.
by Singha
19 May 2018 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3630
Views: 632495

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

per the film barracuda has less manpower than rubis, which is half its size. however barracuda and astute class lacks the uvls that has become a feature in the big SSNs. sure they can fire tomahawks and naval scalp via torpedo tubes, but after one salvo of 4-6 the TT machinery will take 10 mins to r...
by Singha
19 May 2018 13:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4359
Views: 295201

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

another mid air engine failure in russia on a 737. reason unknown. a/c landed safely on 1 engine.
by Singha
19 May 2018 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3630
Views: 632495

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

for those with amazon prime, there is a documentary named "submarine" which gives a good view into training mission of a Rubis SSN and look at under construction 1st barracuda class in its DCN yard and design tools like VR .... so much systems are packed in that VR is used to figure out if...
by Singha
18 May 2018 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Cain Marko wrote:Can such long ranged sams backup as short ranged SSMs?


not really optimal as they would burn out earlier and lack any terminal seeker to make out ground target.
houthis are trying it, with mixed results.
by Singha
18 May 2018 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1322
Views: 143261

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

S300/400 being tiers of missiles, it all depends how any particular instance is fleshed out with numbers, locations, radars in redundant positions and how much ground and air based CIWS, SRSAM, ELINT, EW and surveillance support they can get. they are no more invincible dogs than the ANG F-15 off Ot...

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