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by Singha
19 Jan 2019 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2627
Views: 339196

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

And this is supposed to replace murica as no1?

The victims were not bottom of pole farmhands but educated workers
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 17:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2278
Views: 198910

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Brief background on the huge sw landgrab on mexico

https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-map-of-the-u- ... 264384/amp
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Neshant wrote:
A lot of people in management have never risen to that rank by developing / inventing anything.

That is one of the biggest problems in management today.



Itvity is full of such managers. They are responsible for a lot of chaos and issues in product cos
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 16:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2627
Views: 339196

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

Fairly gender neutral nuttiness
Atleast 3 of those being caned in the first video are women

And the slapper is women in second video

Third video toilet water is again being ladled out to both genders

Nobody gets away from tough managers there it seems
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 16:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2852
Views: 321406

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

Just comparing higher after burner thrust of al41
Is not the end of deal

Its ait intake and size , weight amd fuel consumption also impact viability
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 08:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3013
Views: 379687

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

There are always competing line items for limitwd govt funds

Upa was busy squandering money on social justice schemes to secure its vote banks
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 07:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Told you so. Mighty f-solah has 17mm and faces the same birds in the tropics and desert like tsp, singapore, egypt, uae
by Singha
19 Jan 2019 07:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2091
Views: 389036

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The four biggest iaf fighter bases seem to be jamnagar gwalior jodhpur and either ambala or halwara Similar investment in double runways and HAS are hopefully coming east because we we need it Kalaikunda hashimara bagdogra chabua all look basic compared to jodhpur. With more sukhois and rafales puah...
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 21:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3284
Views: 411017

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

Chola

In a way its sinic victory. Their constant needling has forced 7th fleet into a tempo that leaves no time for training or upkeep. This is now recorded in the findings. Its the most busy fwd deployed fleet
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 17:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4032
Views: 641726

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

they might as well pool in resources and get some dedicated air assets.
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3284
Views: 411017

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

^ shocking . the basic seamanship skills had been lost to this tribe of gamer dudes, but atleast the officers should all have been quite skilled at ship handling. battle of jutland. a incredible line of nearly 30 british dreadnoughts capped the T after a battle cruiser squadron had come off second b...
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 17:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2278
Views: 198910

Re: Understanding the US - Again

she has been arrested, is being questioned as to her intent and who she is fronting for.
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 15:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2278
Views: 198910

Re: Understanding the US - Again

fact stranger than fiction. byelorussian vixen deported from bangkok to moscow who claims she has evidence of russian oligarchs, politicians and american politicians

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/17/asia ... index.html
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2278
Views: 198910

Re: Understanding the US - Again

That's the thing, with all the Diversity Training and this and that, this is the actual reality. yindu living in a few immigrant friendly bubbles do not see the dark underbelly of the beast...only a few isolated yindu who work outside these bubbles for a living get some exposure....and yindu are fe...
by Singha
18 Jan 2019 08:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3284
Views: 411017

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

During boxer revolt they blocked a major river by stretching ropes across a line of parked boats
Russia blocked azov sea by parking a ship under the bridge

Along long rope and sand reefs could block scs
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2278
Views: 198910

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/16/us/g ... index.html

black supervisors sue GM for tolerating threats and racist behaviour
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3284
Views: 411017

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

someone like ridley scott , michael bay or christopher nolan needs to be funded for a lavish epic on the battle of jutland.
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3284
Views: 411017

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

these days someone fires a harpoon missile and its big news. the real manthan was in ww2 where even this small 3 vs 2 night battle using radar guided main guns and and 1st gen gunnery computers released a ungodly amount of shells. and despite being hit 26 times , the south dakota was ok the next day...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 965
Views: 178719

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

fascinating reading about the evolution of usn carrier tactics in WW2. worth a good read.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_Carrier_Task_Force
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1817
Views: 222242

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

jacob rees mogg. said to be one of the sith lords driving this manthan.
looking at his hat must be a rich man.

https://kmflett.files.wordpress.com/201 ... tophat.jpg
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 19:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1817
Views: 222242

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

>> the PIGS will follow next, as surely as night follows the day way I see it PIIGS are enjoying a good job mobility market, better economy and higher std of living by attaching to the EUs richer core states. why would they want to leave the gravy train? by controlling the sea rim of EU , the PIIGS ...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

how does the civilian industry deal with this matter? for eg the IA A320 are from mid 80s vintage and completed now nearly 33 years in service! if we look back at that era, i486 PC XT was the superpawa and onlee 4th year seniors were allowed to even touch it, lest anyone might scratch it. 40MB hard ...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 17:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4345
Views: 410529

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

https://twitter.com/proshillong/status/ ... 4500725760 - c130,an32,do228,hs748 did a combined sortie to Tezu ALG AP

https://twitter.com/proshillong/status/ ... 2117794816 - an32 did first op from pakyong airfield sikkim, earlier only do228 did.
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 14:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

how often do these LRUs and power / hydraulic comps fail and need servicing? i mean does a squadron need to stockpile a lot of spares or few?
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 14:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3721
Views: 192007

Re: Indian Education System

GOI is fading and throwing all darts at the wall in the hope something will click. next will be guaranteed and preferential reserved promotions too in pvt sector as in the "roster" system inside GOI. thing is its everyone vs BJP now - no allies left, only the unreliable Niku. all state lev...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11818
Views: 749236

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... hotel.html

photo feature - al shabab terrorists unleash mayhem in a elite mall in nairobi kenya. many killed but security forces kill them all in response.
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 12:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427070

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Infosys to set-up next-gen IT filing system for processing IT returns in one day. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/software/your-income-tax-return-will-soon-be-processed-in-one-day-infosys-to-develop-integrated-e-filing-system/articleshow/67559282.cms and this is the same lot which messed ...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3833
Views: 527379

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

chalo ek aur milestone. the DAC needs to approve large volume orders instead of waffling with 15 penny packet orders. why not 120 for IA spread across 4 tranches with capability insertion points in each tranche. thats how the big boys work. nobody in gods world wants tranche3 capabilities in one sho...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

the squadron seems to be managing ok with experienced pilots transitioning via simulators and single seaters? all we need now is HAL wailing and howling they werent asked or paid to make trainers. imo cancel clearly any prospect of getting more than 36 rafales (congis say its tainted anyway so use t...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

the talk of buying old M2K is to cannibalize. but still uae, taiwan, egypt , france have significant numbers in service so support is not a problem.
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 10:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3013
Views: 379687

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^ why does the train driver say it was secure when he left. did a parked train somehow start rolling unmanned?

in any case seems most trains in US/EU have only 1 driver? in india 2 are on all trains except shunting trains.
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 08:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Iaf did not have to use the product design part of their brains until now. Dhruv being based off some mbb help did not need as much design thinking and requirements capture as tejas which is much more features and complex too Iaf i have to conclude have no idea how to codevelop projects or phase it ...
by Singha
17 Jan 2019 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

In commercial ee industry there are commodity people who track eol notices and buy up enough parts to stockpile and meet projected future demand Much cheaper than the redevelop Dileep mentioned For sure much of the chips used in early 2000s lru wpuld be superceded now. Sometimes even smaller vendors...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 23:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1817
Views: 222242

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

but the EU single market and currency (which uk did not join) is only from 2002 ie 16 years old. things worked fine before that and will now too. UK did not honour the schengen visa for dark skinned people - they retained their own visa incl transit visa of heathrow. no FTA, but they will survive. a...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3455
Views: 728618

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018



fighter canopy vs car windshield - tested with a huge tyre @ 225kmph
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 22:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1817
Views: 222242

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

does brexit mean people from UK and vice versa will lose the visa free work permit within the EU?
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1817
Views: 222242

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

since the people of UK voted for brexit, what exactly is this vote in uk parliament all about?

why dont they just leave. what is the disagreement about in UK now?
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3833
Views: 527379

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

the armed hawk with astra1 and r73/python5 would be a ideal asset do anti armour and anti helicopter role - if we can get the helina on it.
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3833
Views: 527379

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

see the problem is in 2017, the IA (AAC) asked for 39 apaches. when DAC said no can do, AAC asked for 11 (which was options after the 22 confirmed ones for IAF). DAC said no can do and cleared 6. till date this is the only apaches that AAC has got. will be delivered after the IAF gets its 22. they c...

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