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by Singha
25 Feb 2018 09:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

I am sure we will find a way mess it up in contract talks despite the precedent and end with far less, ably supported by top ias officers whose kids are well placed by the informal aystemand dismissive of india except as a good place to loot money
by Singha
25 Feb 2018 09:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

Loss of ghouta would be catastrophic blow to syrian jihadis
And remove any leverage over damascus to concede anything

Idlib mordor would be left and would be bombed back to stone age and orcs and uruk hai are anyways infighting
by Singha
25 Feb 2018 09:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

High decibel campaign in cnn to save the east ghouta jihadis
Un sec council has passed a paper demanding 30 day ceasefire

Meantime
#Khmeimim AB SPOX: “We’ll provide the necessary air support for advancing ground forces of Brig.Gen. Suheil Al-Hassan to capture eastern #Ghouta.” (24 FEB, 2018)
by Singha
25 Feb 2018 07:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Rakesh nobody will give hot section tech. Either develop own engine or buy in meantime. Hot section is where cheen is falling short of world class after so much work

Rolls royce does hot section of ej200 and i assume doesnot share with mtu and hispano suiza
by Singha
25 Feb 2018 06:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

I would imagine the turks are behind this This souriya thing is merger of turk sponsored ahrar al sham and one more big faction Al masdar BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:05 P.M.) – Al-Qaeda affiliate militia Ha’yat Tahrir al-Sham (better known as Jabhat al-Nusra), long considered to be the dominate rebel faction...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 19:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2036
Views: 303392

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

everything on the PAKFA would be on the table for dragon lords to pick and buy. Rus is even more needy now than when they sold us the Flanker....5th gen techs are more costly and other rearmament programs like SSN, SSBN, new ICBMs (yars, rubezh,sarmat),kalibr, zircon, tu160mk2 take priority very few...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 19:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

could we fund a uae block60 f16 type project with GE to develop some growth margins into the 414 for some quick CYA as the AMCA inevitably ends up heavier than whatever unobtainium paper goals are set ? the time to finalize on the engine and fund the necessary work is now, not 2028. https://www.geav...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

putin has the problem of getting access to the black sea...it cannot be wished away....US is increasingly looking to stir the pot in the black sea......keeping erdogan pacified helps with modulating the nato threat level emanating from turkiye unfortunately turkiye is where it is and not moving geog...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Well tje 414 mk2 would be with current 2 engine chassis

Only f136 route would need a total redesign not that anything is there beyond wind tunnel models

The massive blue afterburner cone of flame from the f136 would be worth the ticket price
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

The euro poodles must be integrating various non american weapons and ew gear on jaf to support their local complexes uk and italy surely Only the radar and engine would black boxed the two biggest trump cards vs any russo cheeni hybrid kit they put up 2 engine fetish will go way of 4 engine civilia...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

The biggest plus for jsf is will never be sold to china I bet the russians are sending feelers to peking for funding on su57 in exchange for whatever pieces of tech they want and a few dozen airframes to ‘study’ later We cannot defeat the dragon fighting with russian kit thats for sure ... it has to...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 58
Views: 3027

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Its too political a deal to pass our parliament
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 15:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

Erdogan is neither pro nato or pro russia. He is pro himself and will seize tactical opportunities in agile manner not bound by any dogma

The eu does not consider turkey worthy of admission which really pissed him off
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 58
Views: 3027

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

this govt cannot envisage a 20b deal of any nature with 2019 elections looming.

the next govt whoever it is will keep kicking the ball down the court.
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2036
Views: 303392

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I consider the blackhawk to be overall a inferior design to the Mi8/17 lineage. the back ramp is a major thing to wheel pallets and small trolleys in and out....even in casevac kind of role. as a cargo hauler its outclassed by many. a 81mm mortar or 105mm IFG with crew and some ammo can be hauled in...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 11:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

nicky haley continues her deep state act at the UN ... trying to push through a 30 day ceasefire. gives a chance to the jihadis to rest , repair , eat up and prepare more mortars to pound damascus with.
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 10:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

2 more pakfa have arrived in syria
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 106
Views: 9380

Re: Understanding the US- Again

having guns to deter is one thing, but once the shooting starts, only a small subset are well trained enough to shoot a few targets among moving and panicked innocent people. local cops dont make the cut, really only the national level FBI HRT and some of the more well equipped SWATs are trained upt...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 10:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3114
Views: 507096

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

if dhanush is solid fuel ASBMski, can be think of mounting a few amidships on the P15mki ships perhaps with the silo top raised one level above the base deck like the famous Buyan class corvettes keep the kaliber silos? these 'strike length' silos could in time also use smaller sub-tubes to carry 2-...
by Singha
24 Feb 2018 09:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 58
Views: 3027

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Seriously guys enough of mrca. Freeze this and let our kids discuss in a decade
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

syrian troops continue to gather enmasse from all directions around ghouta

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by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

a POV look at the urban fighting
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

drone video of a battle in Jobar (west flank of east ghouta) 2 yrs ago...apocalyptic landscape....the rebels have a 12km long unbroken zitadelle/maginot line type defence there...riddled with mines, snipers, MG nests, ATGMs, OPs , tunnels, caches...every heap of rubble is a fortress and will be bitt...
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

huge ruaf? parachute delivered bombs crashing down into east ghouta ruins

https://twitter.com/QalaatAlMudiq/statu ... 8565006336
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

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map showing french bases in the Sahel region fighting various AQ linked factions
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

twitter - peaceful handover by YPG. their armed units have moved to afrin a while back. BREAKING: #SAA enters Sheikh Maqsoud, Hellok, Ba’idayn, Bustan Al-Basha, Ashrafiyah, Shaykh Khidr, Haydariyah in #Aleppo city. #SYRIA mainly just symbolic with syrian flags raised....these mohallas were anyway op...
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

leaflets have been dropped over east ghouta giving a 4 days time for kids, women and men over 60 to come out and enter relief camps until the situation is resolved. talks are continuing with the armed factions...if no progress then mil ops will resume. Tiger is said to be dead against granting any s...
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

the su30 & m2k & mig29upg replacement is a 400 plane deal. let us assume AMCA works out and covers 200. still leaves room for 200. I dont think iaf will wait for amca to enter ioc in mid 2030s probably at rate its going to start this 400 plane rollout process...by early 2020s it will kick of...
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 14:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 706
Views: 82437

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

looks like it was about to default on some calls so now the ceo went from hero to zero CNN The Chinese government has seized control of a deal-hungry insurance firm that owns major assets in the U.S. including the Waldorf Astoria, and is prosecuting the company's chairman. China's insurance regulato...
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas: News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 174
Views: 29469

Re: Tejas: News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

they may be referring to a titanium tub around the cockpit and BP glass(rated to 7.62mm). being mainly a gun and rocket platform the mig27 might have these.
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10228
Views: 537090

Re: Levant crisis - III

afrin is part of syria.

"support" is a big word. mutual survival vs the turkiye wolves is the more relevant norm.
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3841
Views: 279486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

I am almost certain the FPGA is being passed over in favour of the F35A which is more mature, and offers the usual american goodies and deep upgrade potential with financial stability of the OEM and FMS dealings. with its next low sfc engine offering a 900nm combat radius, it matches the su30 in ter...
by Singha
23 Feb 2018 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 656
Views: 38844

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

i like philip sirs idea but we need to run the immigration desk both inbound and oubound and a deep learning/AI based citizens database to control who goes in or out. all are welcome but not radicals/jihadis/tabliqs/agents/provocateurs....

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