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by Singha
12 Dec 2018 01:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 591
Views: 83636

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

what ASM does the 29K carry at present (if so)?

its the ideal candidate for a single centerline brahmos-M & NGARM on wings when that arrives.
by Singha
12 Dec 2018 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2467
Views: 314802

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

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british- ... -1.4936150

canada and massa want her in jail for the duration of trial. bail application rejected despite 2 homes in vancouver saying she has 7 Hk/CN passports and money and contacts to slip away if released.
by Singha
12 Dec 2018 00:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2467
Views: 314802

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

Canada did not inform us of Huawei executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou’s arrest until asked, China says Beijing says Ottawa should have notified Chinese consular officials ‘without delay’ in line with a bilateral agreement Canada says notice of her detention was provided on the day of her arrest PUBLISHE...
by Singha
12 Dec 2018 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2467
Views: 314802

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

Move comes after police in Canada arrested the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies on December 1 at the request of US authorities UPDATED : Tuesday, 11 December, 2018, 9:58pm A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China, two sources said on Tuesday, and his current employ...
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2467
Views: 314802

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

cheen has upheld the qualcomm lawsuit on apple for iphone6 and may ban the sale of those phones in cheen soon.
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 22:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3296
Views: 604764

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

UK is a big player in smallsats. cunning. we should figure out what they are doing and replicate.

UK always has a good nose on the money trail.
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 22:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

delhi-bhopal-jhansi, delhi-mumbai and delhi-kanpur are certainly capable. maybe more 160 certified stretches are there ..... mostly all the shatabdi routes starting in delhi are capable thought may not be truly tested..... amritsar, jammu, dehradun, jaipur etc. the hyderabad-vijayawada-chennai route...
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 20:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 266
Views: 31021

Re: European Union: Positive News

the soldiers of the revolution seem to be native french not migrants. middle class people left behind by the capitalist system.
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3688
Views: 492935

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

its IOC will be fast vs LCH as not much of complex sensors and weapons to test out.
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1480
Views: 193502

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

The big one is what they call Leader class cruiser
Kirov size

No signs of building the first but will replace the udaloy and slava classes as flagships of the fleet.
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 07:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1040
Views: 99913

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

What kind of power plant it uses to put out 75mw? If the ddg51 puts out much less, wouldnt it mean zumwalt will need to refuel more often to use all that railgun and sdf radar? No nukular power onboard The pvls array might be able to safely divert any explosion or fire out of the ship than a regular...
by Singha
11 Dec 2018 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 266
Views: 31021

Re: European Union: Positive News

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todays news is schools are being blocaded in part or full ahead of macron's speech.

such an unpopular leader usually has to resign.
by Singha
10 Dec 2018 23:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2477
Views: 392032

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

UK can earn some goodwill here by sending him back.

unlike other assets which they cultivate , he lacks any marketable BIF skill.
by Singha
10 Dec 2018 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5071
Views: 963985

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

after so many decades and dozens of missile types there exists a bare 1 youtube video of russian warheads impacting the kura test range and another 1 of minuteman inert warhead strikes on range. for MX RVs there is only a photo. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5f/Peacekeeper-missile...
by Singha
10 Dec 2018 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1040
Views: 99913

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

front front in the fog, looks like a mobile iceberg or one of those alien things in Battleship film.
in the sunlight looks like a unmanned ship as complete lack of any humans on deck.

is the follow on to burke class going to use this new shape or retain the traditional ?
by Singha
10 Dec 2018 07:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 140529

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Is there footage of zumwalt class sailing through a north atlantic storm ?
by Singha
09 Dec 2018 22:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 140529

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

official IN film of 2018 - apart from the tfta shivaliks and kolkata class, there is lot of interesting footage of factories and training facilities - real footage not staged chini style mass gynmastics

by Singha
09 Dec 2018 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 802
Views: 140529

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

nice pic from LiveFist on twitter
unmarked pics for wallpaper psyops here https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1070665809951944704

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by Singha
09 Dec 2018 09:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4770
Views: 351714

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Uri looks good equipment wise. Plot tightness we have to see.
by Singha
08 Dec 2018 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 617
Views: 75858

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

none of these 3 are dumb enough to let US use its conventional & ELO superiority to run a desert storm campaign :rotfl: such an attack will result in a nuclear exchange within 30 mins because these 3 have no other option when pushed to the wall. it may be used on easier targets to beat up iran, ...
by Singha
08 Dec 2018 20:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5071
Views: 963985

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

could it be a ASM of similar range to Helina but a HESH/HE-prefrag warhead to hit fortifications ?
I doubt we are investing in any A2A new weapons for Rudra or Dhruv.
by Singha
08 Dec 2018 18:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1040
Views: 99913

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

5.0 out of 5 starsSuperb and very readable about the US Navy's highest leaders during WWII 7 February 2017 - Published on Amazon.com Verified Purchase “The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea” by Walter R. Bornean A must read for those interested ...
by Singha
08 Dec 2018 07:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The industrial parks along eastern dfc will help industrial activity in up and bihar
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 23:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1040
Views: 99913

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

it seems the zumwalt needs specially modified SPY3 X-band radar because fire control radars were removed, the SPY4 S-band did not come through on time (no DBR) and all the SM2/3 missiles to be used on it need special electronics to talk to the SPY3 . quite a bespoke gold plated white elephant to pat...
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3296
Views: 604764

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

the PSLV is like the soyuz/proton - reliable but dated.

we need a new cleansheet PSLV on the lines of Angara, light and small as possible to save on cost. and once Mk3 GSLV stabilizes it will be time to take a leap and got for a new design heavy better than Ariane5 in $/kg
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 23:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2477
Views: 392032

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

it seems vijaypat singhania gave away his 1000cr stake in raymonds to his son on retirement, onlee to have his son go after his retirement duplex and harass him away https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/why-yesterdays-tycoon-vijaypat-singhania-is-a-sad-man-today/articleshow/...
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179648

Re: Understanding the US - Again

there must be plenty of gora charasi/bribers/randybaaz expats living in china who can be booked if cheen cares to. they would have detailed dossiers on all such people for industrial espionage anyway.

this lot will be looking to tiptoe away on early xmas vacations.
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 22:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

WAG12 may be more modern, reliable and fuel efficient. atleast 10 years newer tech though pace of change in that sector may be slow.
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 16:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.financialexpress.com/infrastructure/railways/indian-railways-approves-make-in-india-4500-hp-diesel-electric-locomotives-by-ge-for-operation/1318933/ https://thewire.in/government/strategic-rethink-railways-electrification-policy its still not clear in public domain if we are going ahead ...
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 16:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3228
Views: 527669

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

it even has a cloth over the glass canopy to protect from heat as real fighters do.

imo a PLAAF pilot has defected to USA via some intermediate hop just as viktor belenko brought the Mig25 to japan.
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 12:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The mighty wdg6 and wag12 we are getting for dfc also looks like composed of these two bricks back to back The wdg6 may hence be 12000hp while wag12 i guess reflects the final number of the two - a bit misleading imo for wdg6 Diesel or electric it needs brute force to get a 10,000 ton ore train movi...
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 10:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I see (pun unintended) your pov now.

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by Singha
07 Dec 2018 09:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355705

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

It will take time
Must be cheap interim fix
by Singha
07 Dec 2018 09:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1040
Views: 99913

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Emals is fixed but bomb elevator problems dog the uss ford

https://www.bloombergquint.com/business ... wo-carrier

Shows how simpler stuff can trip people up

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