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by Singha
16 Aug 2018 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2625
Views: 427067

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

its a sob story. DJI type stuff do not use anything that china has a lock on. india also makes much higher components for things like isro or drdo albeit not in the millions like DJI ecosystem. cheen did try the rare earth monopoly trick. did not work. searching led to rare earth deposits elsewhere....
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 23:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

airports have miles of electrical cables for lights and landing aids, and underground fuel storages and pipes in some airports (like blr does not use fuel tankers but fuel comes via pipes to each parking area)

all of thats gotta be cleaned, flushed, checked out.
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 18:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 49
Views: 1277

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

A noble and valiant soul who started the turnaround of our fortunes

A margdarshak in good sense
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2625
Views: 427067

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Cough cough saar other than dji of cheen and parrot of france most of the top15 are american

You think america japan soko and taiwan cannot make mountains of the motors and gymbals these drones use ?
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 11:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 813
Views: 112373

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

what is inside the huge flankerish hump behind the cockpit - more fuel and avionics moved up due to larger landing gear?
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2058
Views: 243912

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

if we do not take charge of BD and Myanmar economic situation the chinese will anyway. we need to get in the mud pit than sit around in starched white veshti and mundu. having them economically tied to the prosperity & stability of myanmar and BD will be a good thing. we need to develop deep sta...
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 962
Views: 89814

Re: Understanding the US- Again

can someone do a similar Manthanic analysis of china? they too seem to oscillate between periods of stability and then a sudden 'great leap/disruption' - with the only diff being each great 'leap' kills or marginalizes millions of their own people . i am counting the millions of rural babies that pu...
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 11:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 426
Views: 48091

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

15 mins of takeoffs and landings in Ex pitch black darwin australia - some 150 planes and 16 nations...as big as red flag minus the heavy bombers xUQi0Dfypx4 1st of August was my First day in Darwin for Ex Pitch Black 2018. In this video you will see Aircraft from Different Air Forces from world as ...
by Singha
16 Aug 2018 06:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 813
Views: 112373

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Due to small size it has a trainerish look

Need to put some meat on the bone there
by Singha
15 Aug 2018 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772355

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

ideally SSBNs should be prowl the southern IOR which is the most empty region in the world (barring sub antarctic kerguelen island which the french squat on). the sea is miles deep and no shallows or choke points. cheen has no reach there with LRMP from any side. a sub could disappear for months the...
by Singha
15 Aug 2018 21:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 977
Views: 100401

Re: Indian IT Industry

everyone who wanted one, including millions of illegals have aadhar.
by Singha
15 Aug 2018 13:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 361
Views: 48441

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Kerala's Kochi airport extended its suspension of all flight operations till Saturday afternoon after its runway and parking area got flooded. Train services have also been affected, with many trains being delayed and cancelled
by Singha
15 Aug 2018 07:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4155
Views: 353384

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

i am sure a state capital has enough resources to host 5000 delegates for 5 days. the 300,000 general visitors most of them are unpaid passes obtained by drdo / hal staff who crowd the whole venue esp on last day(airshows). let the public of other cities also enjoy the airshow. our event is not big ...
by Singha
15 Aug 2018 00:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4372
Views: 307246

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

what about our women athletes? they used to bring in medals at AG level.
by Singha
14 Aug 2018 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4155
Views: 353384

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Aus has done a good job with the exercise pitch black page lots of pix on the social media links https://www.airforce.gov.au/exercises/pitch-black AM leo davies C-in-C RAAF with AM hari kumar, C-in-C WAC https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DkiwZa0U8AEBhVg.jpg big LM / raytheon 3d radar W9VaRvhXZh0
by Singha
14 Aug 2018 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172579

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

A black man from birmingham arrested outside westminster for mowing down pedestrians in a car
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 22:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199007

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

how do such people travel back to home country to meet parents and siblings? or they dont travel until they can get legal asylum or amnesty? i am sure there are rags to riches success stories ... and maybe thats what inspires the rest to take a shot. most self-made NRI migrant millionaires came with...
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 20:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

tractors are towing planes to near the runway at kochi before engine start to prevent sucking in water
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199007

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

all are fairly small homogenous culture countries...easier to control things... Eng not only led the industrial and university stem revolution..but in parallel had a huge system of lucrative colonies for resources. Eng , Netherland and Italy developed most of the capitalist banking and market system...
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199007

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

nice victimhood ecosystem they have got running there. with 25k a head these are not poor people but the pull of murica/canada is very strong for the lower middle class as a deep and immediate jump in lifestyle is there for taking - if they can sneak through. Mallus and sections of desi muslims have...
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 962
Views: 89814

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Turkey lira has slid 70% vs dollar this year i read in twitter Turkey trades mostly with euro zone but lira has slid similarly vs euro i just checked They are self sufficient in food with good manufacturing and tourism but imports like oil priced on dollar will be a burden Foreign adventure in syria...
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 962
Views: 89814

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Dt tweet

I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar! Aluminum will now be 20% and Steel 50%. Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time!
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 10:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4230
Views: 772355

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

No need to get hot over it
Its a informal meeting in his office not a durbar hall meeting
To get in the same pic he just rolled in the office chair

He is civilian and probably no idea of intricate services protocols
by Singha
11 Aug 2018 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 357
Views: 46305

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

P8i was a done deal due to tina factor and low uptime and safety issues with p3 units
The numbers and timelines are sometimes adjusted due to competing for funds by other projects but no question of just soldiering on with a p3-bison , khan does not operate in that mode.
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 21:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

$$ is intimately tied to growth of civil aviation. ibn Jet Airways stock has tumbled 66 percent this year, making it the worst performing airline stock in Asia Pacific amid investor concerns over its outlook. India's benchmark Sensex index has gained 11 percent. "We need to recover the money an...
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 16:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

what is their economic model to sustain such a high std of living I am trying to understand. around half of their employment seems to be in govt or semi-govt run sectors ? https://www.rba.gov.au/publications/bulletin/2010/sep/images/graph-0910-1-2.gif https://media.ibisworld.com.au/wp-content/upload...
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 16:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

AUS seems to have a very hard currency permitting them to punch above their weight in terms of international travelling. ASEAN is awash at all corners with aussies and a lot of them travel to europe particularly UK for edu,work,play. i have seen quantas a380 in singapore. and quantas was the only ai...
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172579

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

nike store in london https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dii4ZPiX4AAyK9s.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dii4ZNlWAAIR0SQ.jpg a pic from chatelet, paris https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhmBQKFXUAA_fbI.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Df-2-42WsAEm35D.jpg
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 08:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

8nb8NRRJumQ interesting analysis. but imo despite the long range of the 787 and a350, the hub model will remain because just by graph theory one needs less planes to make it work than a dense point to point network. premium routes like singapore or sydney to london/frankfurt/paris/SFO/LAX/NYC would...
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 08:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion



interview with the MD.
by Singha
10 Aug 2018 08:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

note the small 737 sized plane of Etihad. i think gulfies now get access to some 10+ places in india with such small planes like lucknow, mangalore, trichy

i dont know if indian private carriers have been given the reciprocal slots that AI we know is in no position to use. they should be given
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 21:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2625
Views: 427067

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

3 large LPH ships under construction. will be useful for flag staff, sea control and ASW

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_075_ ... opter_dock
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 357
Views: 46305

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

:rotfl:

keeping transponder is done for safety unless on some real exercise. ATC tracks via transponder as radar coverage is nonexistent out over the sea.
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 17:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

yes i was on that its a340.
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 15:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4506
Views: 317591

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2uG-vCDpfI

bial planespotting. other than solitary 777 from BA and air mauritius, its the local small fry and gulfies having run of the place.

no respectable heavy on the scene
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 11:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 357
Views: 46305

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

if we wish to plan for the AN32 phaseout, need to get onboard with the EC390 or the C2 now .... get a license to locally manufacture in phases...
our large transport design ability is a big zero

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawasaki_C-2
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 357
Views: 46305

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

the japanese P1 looks formidably armed with both internal and external weapons. built for a fight.

exports to EU are in talks

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kawasaki_ ... nd_Germany

and its powered by locally developed high bypass turbofan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IHI_Corporation_F7
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 962
Views: 89814

Re: Understanding the US- Again

wait till AI unmanned drones take over low level policing
heavily armed squad cars could act as motherships for ELO copters to scout out locales and call in ground/air strikes
MAVs would fly into buildings

there is no place to run or hide.
by Singha
09 Aug 2018 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3466
Views: 228665

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

the 11 starving kids rescued from new mexico compound were being trained for future school shootings
https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/08/us/new-m ... index.html

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