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by Singha
27 May 2018 13:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 516
Views: 62389

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Iran has been supplying these basic foodstuffs to Qatar. none of the GCC countries produce any grains or milk, they are just shipment hubs, so Qatar will either have to import directly or source from Iran. lifestyles will take some beating but they have the cash in hand and gas reserves to survive. ...
by Singha
27 May 2018 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2271
Views: 360150

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

or propulsion drivetrain problems that need external work maybe she scraped a lurking american submarine if a khan sub is reported limping into pearl harbour after striking a "underwater uncharted mountain" we will know. 5 billion dollah subs striking rocks is all too common the fabled bri...
by Singha
27 May 2018 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 582
Views: 103969

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

good move to build the Mk2 as a full-up Rafale

will be good stepping stone to higher levels of manufacture and design needed in AMCA for a "true" VLO platform, not showbaazi stealth.
by Singha
27 May 2018 01:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3726
Views: 250513

Re: Internal Security Watch

some of them are infamous for running illegal scrap recycling shacks for powerful people. they burn stuff like electrical wires to extract the metals. I get where it is . the athletic track belongs to neev high school https://www.google.com/maps/@12.9432504,77.6760156,633m/data=!3m1!1e3 various satr...
by Singha
27 May 2018 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1336
Views: 149837

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

a sight we do not see often.....4 ICBMs climbing up together.

I say we need a desi Operation Begemot with 4 x K4 salvo fire to south IOR max range.

morale needs to be restored after the arihant accident.
by Singha
27 May 2018 00:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 582
Views: 103969

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

^^^ I have always felt that was SOCOM pulling some strings to good publicity before the main thing started, Schwartzkopf hated the socom despite having a detail of delta force as personal guard (!) he cancelled all their plans and went for a big western europe type campaign plan....only grudgingly u...
by Singha
26 May 2018 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 582
Views: 103969

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

but wont the distance for the radar to detect a bumble bee be quite small like 1km? its said a huge X-band like Bars can detect the F22 at around 20km. if you let the dog that close, he would suddenly launch AAMs and start vertical climbing immelman turn in which he is strong. 20km is almost the see...
by Singha
26 May 2018 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1336
Views: 149837

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Austin wrote:Four-missile salvo launch of Bulava from Yuri Dolgorukiy



how on earth does each bulava stand still in the air for 2 seconds before taking off ? :shock:
by Singha
26 May 2018 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 582
Views: 103969

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

being able to escape skin intact has its own value I suppose, while retaining the wingtip AAMs for self defence if confronted directly, else show a clean pair of heels.
by Singha
26 May 2018 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4568
Views: 685427

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

unless we can build our own bomber and engine, its pointless to invest much in lets say a A320 conversion even though we operate 100s and soon 1000s because all the IP and control is with the airframe OEM and engine OEM. we can at best get a token number of new build Tu160mk2 and call it a day. medi...
by Singha
26 May 2018 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 582
Views: 103969

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

https://defenseissues.net/2013/08/24/dassault-rafale-analysis/Stealth While Rafale is not a VLO aircraft, measures have been taken to reduce its radar cross section. Main aspect of stealth design is concentrating most radar returns in very small number of “spikes”, which leads to design that emphasi...
by Singha
26 May 2018 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

its a KH59 only in name, the entire thing is different from the old KH59
by Singha
26 May 2018 12:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 484
Views: 42901

Re: Understanding the US- Again

I was thinking over it. After putting down the perp , best to throw down gun and move out away from scene. Police arriving will shoot at any armed person. Go to police thana and report than be around the beehive
by Singha
26 May 2018 12:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4086
Views: 330304

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Cheap indian made sfw can also increase safety for cas and bai missions across the board
With usual bombs rockets and guns
by Singha
26 May 2018 09:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3051
Views: 364122

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Ha!Ha! So is zat ve van't Seahawks for the IN before production winds down just like our C- 17 buys? A " quickie" with Uncle Sam before another legacy product retires? The Yanquis want us to buy all their stuff being phased out like F-16s, F-18s, C-17s and now Seahawks, accompanied with t...
by Singha
26 May 2018 09:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 484
Views: 42901

Re: Understanding the US- Again

along with the weekly ritual of a school shooting, a new meme emerges....armed citizenry confronting mass shooters and taking them down https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/24/us/oklahoma-city-shooting/index.html two armed citizens responded to sound of shots, by running to their cars and coming back wit...
by Singha
26 May 2018 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

The mountains along lebanon syria border and golan heights make it tough to track idfaf unless one has awacs or radars on tall mountains in syria which they dont They might also be using fake civilian transponders of chartered planes and using marked airlanes or tailing small civilian chartered ac t...
by Singha
26 May 2018 07:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

West aleppo has been bombarded by dozens of mortar shells

Matter of time before syrians have to clear the western rural areas of aleppo upto the idlib border

Very strong nusrat dens there
by Singha
25 May 2018 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

Plan for daraa is russian air cover, no hezbollah and official saa only
by Singha
25 May 2018 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

Pantsyr and tor are standalone i think Buk may be capable of multi level networking But i dont think they sre considered part of s300 or 400 There is overlap of buks missiles with smaller sized missiles of s300 Among other roles these three cats act as close in defence for the big dog s300/400/500 T...
by Singha
25 May 2018 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4086
Views: 330304

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Jags can do cas and interdictor role
It has two meaty guns as well

Its days of hitting airbases are over now that long range gliders and missiles are available
by Singha
25 May 2018 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

Russi will now be obliged to ship them better c3i systems, buks , tor and pantsyr while getting brownie ptsfor not giving s300 which could target isf planes over lebanon or israel
by Singha
25 May 2018 19:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4086
Views: 330304

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Nobody including khan chacha has enough cruise missiles to throw in lieu of tactical aviation in a large scale war Cruise missiles have never been cheap their complex nav systems and turbofan engines are not cheap Cheap are the crude 5km range iram and hezbollah qassem rockets The mighty golan 1000 ...
by Singha
25 May 2018 16:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4086
Views: 330304

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Medium or high alt ingress with sead and decoy support followed by saaw garudamma type release from 40,000 feet is the new play in town. You dont see israelis flying at treetop level in syria

Nobody said you had to drop the bomb by overflying the target
by Singha
25 May 2018 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3686
Views: 650320

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Metal is likely cheaper and easier to use than the kind of composite casing the 1st stage of icbms use
by Singha
25 May 2018 12:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

CQB fighting in east ghouta



fearsome new Golan1000 IRAM . each rocket while short on range packs a huge warhead 500kg. was used in yarmouk to pound isis

by Singha
25 May 2018 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

a medium operation is also ongoing to clean out ISIS dregs in the deserts west of euphrates
by Singha
25 May 2018 12:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

al masdar BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M) – The jihadist rebels in the Aleppo Governorate have stepped up their attacks against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) amid the latter’s recent troop build-up in the northwestern part of the provincial capital. According to a military source in Aleppo, Hay’at Tahrir Al...
by Singha
25 May 2018 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4086
Views: 330304

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

>> order HAL to start producing another 100 new Jaguar airframes Cheen is going to be supplying TSP with integrated AD nets apart from having dense AD itself. so lo-lo-lo treetop level is increasingly unviable against hard targets....still viable against field formations. Tejas is more survivable on...
by Singha
25 May 2018 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2271
Views: 360150

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

the mighty flying leopard with its size but puny RR spey engines will be shot down with ease by USN and USAF fighters

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by Singha
25 May 2018 11:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2271
Views: 360150

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

probably their naval strike JH7 of PLANAF are EOL or falling apart, hence the rush to get more J20 into service they had 124 of them per wiki. rest of it is a mixed bag of Su27, J11, Su30(24) which represent the only credible assets - about a 100 of them spread across the 2 carriers and on land bases.
by Singha
25 May 2018 10:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4182
Views: 283227

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Every player had their own valid reason for not participating, but never has it hurt India’s chances so bad. While Sindhu had cited fitness issues for giving the prestigious tournament a miss, Sikki was down with a typhoid. A fully fit Srikanth skipped the tournament to concentrate on the other impo...
by Singha
25 May 2018 10:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4182
Views: 283227

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Indian shuttlers made history during the Commonwealth Games in April that gave the fans a belief that better things were in store. But a month after the gold rush in Gold Coast, the Indian team has plummeted to a new low after being knocked out from the Thomas & Uber Cup in Thailand. It was dism...
by Singha
25 May 2018 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11296
Views: 634619

Re: Levant crisis - III

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#Syria Reports that several towns and villages in Daraa have formed a delegation to meet the officers of the Syrian and Russian armies to negotiate and over their weapons to the Syrian forces in the countrysides of Quneitera and Daraa.
by Singha
25 May 2018 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4568
Views: 685427

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

we are short of around 70 helicopters if we want both to retire the aeging sea kings and fill out every ship to its capacity + some for vikky + some for shore training and incoming ships.'

the sea kings are like our Mig21 now.
by Singha
24 May 2018 17:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4568
Views: 685427

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

quite capable ships with SPY radar and SM2/ESSM based off the Spanish F100 design
by Singha
24 May 2018 17:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 484
Views: 42901

Re: Understanding the US- Again

the supposed birthplace of christ is a kind of undergroundish church....with various militant sections of christian monks "owning" part of it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_the_Nativity The property rights, liturgical use and maintenance of the church are regulated by a set of doc...
by Singha
24 May 2018 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3686
Views: 650320

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

>>In command guidance the flaw is if an ARM takes out the radar then your missile becomes a dud. nowadays loitering drones like harop are also a threat as seen in israel vs syrian AD. radars need to be aware of threats, agile, mobile and shut down when such threats come near. not always possible to ...
by Singha
24 May 2018 15:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4086
Views: 330304

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

the adour811 engines too came after we begged RR for it, since the deal was signed for even weaker 804 engines. this is my recollection from a old "sunday" magazine in early 80s. most of you were not even born then i guess, or infants. the japan F1 no doubt copied a lot from the jaguar loo...
by Singha
24 May 2018 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1421
Views: 260389

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

on the positiv neuj side it could be the Tejas is no longer seen as a 3-legged Mig21ski , but a "true" multirole fighter. HAL-ADA need to up the powerpoint team and come up with colourful graphics and "blocks" with "incremental capability insertions" taking a leaf from ...

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