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by eklavya
18 Oct 2020 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401936

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Taiwan should be invited to join the Quad dialogue. Frankly, they have a much bigger issue with CCP fascism than Oz. Taiwan Air Force should also be invited to practice war drills with IAF.
by eklavya
01 Oct 2020 15:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^^
PM flights inside India are also operated by the IAF squadron in Palam. 737, BBJ, Embraer.

Sincere apologies x 1,000 for choice of link, but you get the “picture”

https://pkaviation.com/2019/06/12/pakis ... open-modi/
by eklavya
25 Sep 2020 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401936

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

. Their manufacturing ecosystem will replace fighters faster than we can shoot down. .. If PLAAF decides to tangle in the air, they will lose what 5 a day (assuming each Rafale eats one Chinese meal every day, and assuming the rest of the fighter fleet is dieting). They will have to build planes an...
by eklavya
20 Sep 2020 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2412
Views: 401936

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Nepalis soldiers are part of commonwealth armies since a long time. If Chinese pay them well, what's stopping them from joining PLA? A lot of Nepalis, atleast on internet act just like Oli. Indian policies haven't been that great either wrt Nepal. Off topic. But. Isn’t there a law that prevents the...
by eklavya
05 Sep 2020 18:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/china-remains-in-denial-blames-india-for-border-impasse-at-sco-meet/story-qjcbHktfmHXWrDNFBcMnxI.html Wei added that the “cause and truth” of the current tension on the China-India border are very clear, and the responsibility lies entirely with the Indian ...
by eklavya
08 Aug 2020 21:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

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Any foreign country attacking India on CAA is welcome to offer refuge to the “excluded categories”.
by eklavya
03 Aug 2020 01:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^^ Excellent observations Arjun. We are facing a powerful and dangerous enemy in the CCP/PLA. Even a country as rich and powerful as the US is emphasising the necessity of alliances or partnerships in countering this threat. Gradually the world is aligning against this threat, including most count...
by eklavya
02 Aug 2020 23:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^^^ Winning requires “balls” and “brains”. Flashing outside the off stump when the new ball is seaming and swinging is not good batting. The best players know what to leave, what to attack, and when to attack. We did not bomb “structures”, we killed a very large number of JeM terrorists. I am sure...
by eklavya
29 Jul 2020 02:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690107

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

nachiket wrote: Especially since 5 newly arrived Rafales which are not fully operational yet will have no bearing on the Ladakh situation as it stands currently.


A single Rafale armed with SCALP can take out a PLA radar / SAM site or a command post of the PLA, deep inside occupied Tibet.
by eklavya
25 Jul 2020 17:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 557747

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Shamima Begum: Home Office to fight court rule letting Isis recruit return to UK British security sources argue that Begum represents a security risk, and that she was a member of al-Hisba, Isis’s morality police, during which time she carried a Kalashnikov rifle and had a reputation for strictness...
by eklavya
24 Jul 2020 16:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690107

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Indranil wrote:This ad hoc buys irk me. Hammer is one of the most expensive A2G munitions there exists on this planet. And by a BIG BIG margin.

Given the serious security situation, using the Rafale to its full capabilities as soon as possible is a good decision / good deterrent.
by eklavya
24 Jul 2020 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690107

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Intention is to exploit the full capability and lethality of the Rafale as soon as possible given the serious security situation. For quick deployment of Rafale, IAF opts for HAMMER weapon system, not Israeli Spice 2000 However, sources in the defence and security establishment told ThePrint that th...
by eklavya
12 Jul 2020 14:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084565

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

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Nice pictures. What’s the munition under the outer pylons?
by eklavya
09 Jul 2020 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206377

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

It’s so obvious to the whole world that General Naravane was precisely 100% accurate when he said that Oli was acting on the behest of a foreign power. Oli is a shameless traitor with zero self respect. Oli is blatantly a Chinese puppet and all pretence in this regard has been abandoned, as the Chin...
by eklavya
09 Jul 2020 02:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206377

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

The Oli government’s foreign policy is lopsided and lacks coherence, say opposition parties and experts The opposition parties took exception to the Oli government’s sudden decision to prorogue the House at a time when dozens of bills were awaiting parliamentary endorsement. As pressure mounted fro...
by eklavya
04 Jul 2020 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206377

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Very interesting article. Puts the political shenanigans in Nepal into context.

How the strongest communist force in Nepali history came so close to imploding

KP Sharma Oli is prepared to put his personal interest ahead of self-respect, party interest and national interest.
by eklavya
19 Jun 2020 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^^ India has not and will not accept the status quo. Their positions are diplomatically and militarily untenable. Government will take action as and when it’s appropriate. Probably not wise to discuss too much in public forum. We arm chair generals are privy to top secret info? You think the PLA ...
by eklavya
19 Jun 2020 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

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India has not and will not accept the status quo. Their positions are diplomatically and militarily untenable. Government will take action as and when it’s appropriate. Probably not wise to discuss too much in public forum.
by eklavya
19 Jun 2020 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Ironic isn't it. They are so sure that India plays by the Queensbury rules that they are willing to bet their lives on it. It would be funny in other circumstances. is it because we play by the rules or is it because we wont show the political will to fight it out. even if we lose, I would prefer a...
by eklavya
19 Jun 2020 20:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

There’s only one way out of the gorge, and we can train a hundred guns on that area. I’m also expecting landslides to happen, what with the Chinese farting inside the gorge, etc. So, if they want to surge towards the road, we should invite them to do so.
by eklavya
19 Jun 2020 20:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

In the Galwan sector, China has advanced about 4.5 km. The LAC was 5 km from the DBO road. At the time of the clash the PLA had advanced to within 500-700 meters on the other side of the Shyok river. Also there are numerous positions 1-2 kms behind that forward position and then about 100 vehicles ...
by eklavya
13 Jun 2020 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^^ I’ll have a go, although I’m very far from being an expert. A lot will depend on exactly where they deploy the system. How far away from the border, and the topography of the region. For example, the radar can’t look through a hill. So, fighters can exploit features like valleys to get closer. ...
by eklavya
13 Jun 2020 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967350

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

nam wrote:Something interesting in this video. The Chini IFV deployed in Tibet has a high angle of fire capability to act like a mortar. This will help in hitting mountain tops.



That tank looks quite exposed. Someone with an ATGM on a mountain top would have it for breakfast.
by eklavya
12 Jun 2020 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206377

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

As Nepal paints itself into a corner on Kalapani issue, India must tread carefully Three, China and Nepal reached a border agreement in 1961. Article 1 in the agreement describes the western extremity of the China-Nepal border and this conforms to the alignment claimed by India. The Chinese-Nepales...
by eklavya
02 Jun 2020 03:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836249

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^^^^ They mean to occupy the Galwan Valley. It’s a decision from the top. The other stuff may be reminders that they can make trouble elsewhere. They don’t intend to withdraw either. It leaves India with two options: (a) do nothing, (b) fight. They are preparing for (b): Modi is not to be underesti...
by eklavya
18 May 2020 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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That is a very fair point, sir.
by eklavya
17 May 2020 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Imran Khan's replacement has been found, so early? It’s sending reminder to Imbecile Khan that team selection and umpiring is done by ISI. If he doesn’t follow the ISI game plan, Scumbag Afraudi is ready to dance to the terrorists’ tune. Afraudi is a total scumbag: Scumbag Afraudi Says He Smashed T...
by eklavya
16 May 2020 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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Afridi sounds like an ISI spokesperson. Looks like he is being set up as a political front for the terrorist army. Like Imbecile Khan.
by eklavya
02 May 2020 04:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 557747

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

As always Britishers Brishitters are duplicitious. Can't take the about turn from Labour at face value. It may be just taqqiya, and the rank and file of labour have been significantly radicalized (both in the commie and the Islamist sense) over the last decade. It could be worth giving Keir Starmer...
by eklavya
31 Mar 2020 03:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Any further proof required of the complicity of khujliwal and his hired goons in muscling the hapless UP/bihar migrants out of dilli :mrgreen: Centre suspends Delhi State Transport Secretary for illegally plying buses to transport migrant labour to UP border. State’s Finance Secretary also suspende...
by eklavya
23 Mar 2020 01:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835486

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^^^ You know more science than I ever will. As a citizen, I would wish scientists to be provided all the support they could possibly require to find the vaccine / something that acts against the virus successfully. This is a medical, political and economic crisis. It’s global. The politics and the ...
by eklavya
23 Mar 2020 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7697
Views: 835486

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How long before people start the shootings, assoaults, rapes, mass killings, suicides, drug overdoses? Humans are fundamentally social animals and also territorial. The latter in the sense that they seem to have a diurnal need to patrol their territory be it school, work, recreation. I am looking a...
by eklavya
23 Mar 2020 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819353

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^^^^^
Unfortunately sir, this sort of gross stupidity (amounting to manslaughter) is also happening in other places. Germany just banned public gatherings of more than two people. Sounds a bit tough, but should help to bring down the transmission rate tremendously.
by eklavya
23 Mar 2020 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819353

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

They’re making it worse for themselves:

Muslim Communities Around The World Halt Public Friday Prayers — But Not In Pakistan

Imran Khan will have no one to blame but himself.
by eklavya
22 Mar 2020 23:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214897

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

^^^^ Of the longest range (400km) missile (40N6E), Vicky uncle says: With an active radar homing head, climbs to designated altitude then guidance switches to search & destroy mode.[33] Effective against low-altitude targets at extremely long range (below the radio horizon).[64 As soon as our AW...
by eklavya
22 Mar 2020 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214897

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

If we deploy S-400 in say Pathankot. S-400 range is according to internet sources up to 400km. Distance from Pathankot to Sargodha is 280 km. Does this mean we can shut down the airspace to PAF between Pathankot and Sargodha? Naliya to Karachi is 260 km. Could S-400 in Naliya shut down the airspace ...
by eklavya
08 Mar 2020 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^^^ More like an outright bribe. Painting was allegedly an MF Hussain, so would be valuable. So they took some “precautions”. But deal dates from 2010, at the height of UPA power. Payment made by cheque. All done rather blatantly and in your face. Be interesting to know the sellers of these 44 pai...
by eklavya
08 Mar 2020 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/news/yes-bank-scam-rana-kapoor-bought-priyanka-gandhis-painting-for-rs-2-crore/videoshow/74534539.cms https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/dozen-shell-firms-44-costly-paintings-and-rs-2000-cr-investments-of-rana-kapoor-under-ed-scanne...
by eklavya
08 Mar 2020 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8105
Views: 1077075

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Unjust does it mean illegal?? What about the property damage done by the "peaceful protestors" Unjust does not appear to mean illegal. Meanings provided include: “not based on or behaving according to what is morally right and fair.” (OED) “not fair” / “ not morally right; not fair” (Camb...

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