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by Jay
16 Dec 2019 00:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5431
Views: 507346

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

With this new CAB/Citizenship rules, I think India will unravel before us. As much as I am a Modi supporter, I firmly believe that Indian Muslims are part of India's heritage and future as an Indian HIndu is and this new law basically demarcates and Indian Hindu and Indian Muslim. What is states is ...
by Jay
13 Dec 2019 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5431
Views: 507346

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Message to mods. Can we have a separate discussion thread for CAB/NRC? I can foresee plenty on posts discussing these topics and events related to them.
by Jay
10 Dec 2019 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 624169

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

I think that this will be a slow death knell of the WADA. No country likes any kind of international organization interfering within the internal workings or affairs of said country. Russia will now probably begin a course of undermining WADA as retaliation. As much as well all like to side with th...
by Jay
10 Nov 2019 05:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 505037

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

g.sarkar wrote:Gentlemen: I looked in to this OIC thing
Gautam



On behalf of all the lazy and speculative posters like me...lakh lakh shukriya!
by Jay
20 Oct 2019 04:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 55751

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

if we are to remain equal at least in quality to a PLAAF that already numerically outnumbers the IAF which is fast losing its superior combat ratio with PAK. The exact reason why we should be building our own stuff and stop fantasizing about GUBO'ing other countries for unobtanium so that we stop d...
by Jay
20 Oct 2019 04:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 505037

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Very strange, @Elintnews Largely covers Levantine and Israeli related information. Strat Sentinel is a security consultancy that has several companies as its clients particularly in O&G. Surely some of them acted as sounding boards instead of analysts, but what else do you expect when MSM is de...
by Jay
11 Oct 2019 07:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Congress slaves in the UK try to enlist Brit Modi hater MP Corbyn for their agenda. ‘Not authorised to speak’: Congress after its UK chapter discusses Kashmir with Jeremy Corbyn https://indianexpress.com/article/india/congress-uk-kashmir-jeremy-corbyn-bjp-6063082/ This Corbyn guy is a major Modi/In...
by Jay
09 Oct 2019 09:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 263
Views: 67980

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

The Arjun has an extra problem, cost.Larger, heavier and an extra crew member has proportionately increased its cost considerably vs the T-90 Bull****. What Arjun has is a 'duplicious customer' problem and it is very well illustrated by the likes of you and your ilk. We went through this nonsense m...
by Jay
29 Sep 2019 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2084
Views: 553510

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Karan M wrote:Pandit the great:


Rajat Pandit, and Manu Pubby and two of the worst 'mouth breathers' to have plopped in the indian journalistic landscape that report on defense news. Absolutely pathetic reporting with an even more gutter attitude.
by Jay
29 Sep 2019 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://m.timesofindia.com/india/six-terrorists-slain-in-2-jk-encounters-one-a-top-hizb-man-who-planned-killing-of-bjp-rss-men/articleshow/71354573.cms This is concerning: 1. How did the Kashmiris in Srinagar get to hear or watch Dimran's UN speech? Is land line internet still in use? 2. Is it poss...
by Jay
27 Sep 2019 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102561

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

if the naidu family is excised and removed like cancer from the body politic of the TDP, it just might become a worthwhile proportion. Naidu neither has any political capital left to expend nor does he have the means to defend himself now. He seems to have brought down his own house of cards upon h...
by Jay
24 Sep 2019 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102561

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

@Jay, But here is the thing. Their (Kamma's) hope that they will get a another chance if they stick around CBN is misplaced. Jagan Reddy have a solid Reddy + Christian vote bank. As as more people convert (across castes), the more votebank Jagan will have. And if my hunch is true , then Jagan and h...
by Jay
24 Sep 2019 02:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102561

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Dont tell me Kammas are BJP friendly caste. They supported BJP as long as TDP supported BJP. Nothing more, nothing less. TDP supported and was a member of erstwhile NDA/Vajypee government, and contested 2014 elections with Modi/BJP. What was that then? Telugu folks (kammas, and non kammas alike)nee...
by Jay
23 Sep 2019 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102561

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

To bring a little more perspective to BR folks regarding caste politics in AP/TG; Kamma, Reddy, Bramhin, Kapu, Velma, OBC, and SC/ST comprise the major schisms in Telugu politics. Surprisingly, there is a decent inter-caste relationship between Kamma, Kapu, and Velma. Because of EJ's, YSR's and Jaga...
by Jay
23 Sep 2019 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5431
Views: 507346

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

It is likely to happen. Along with Delhi-NCR we need another beast to drive the economy and at present that can only be MMR. Hyderabad, and the greater HYD, Ranga Reddy district should be a prime candidate for this if we ever want to do this. Except for TRS, there would not be much opposition to th...
by Jay
23 Sep 2019 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102561

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Everybody, if you think TDP guys are anti-India then you will be sorely disappointed and surprised when you will actually find out about other groups in AP/TG. These guys are def anti-Modi and this is a bewildering turn that happened in the last 2 years since the TDP leadership started accusing Modi...
by Jay
22 Sep 2019 14:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102561

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Attended a Telugu social gathering. Overheard that some NRI TDP morons (most probably Kammas) are planning to protest Modi in Houston along side Pakis, Khalistanis, EJs and "south asian" leftist types . Dont have any other details. If True, this is one more example of how anti-national th...
by Jay
20 Sep 2019 03:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2240
Views: 504385

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I would've liked to see an inverted bow design (maybe some inspiration from french Belh@rra class) and some information on UAV/UUV capability. But even without them, the ship's design look fine. Any info on the decoy launchers? I myself would love to see a flying bow design, alas IN did not take th...
by Jay
19 Sep 2019 10:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582866

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

shaun wrote:
The above scenario warrants a sniper or grenade throwing ??


Actually they have been waiting for someone on the internet to tell them what to do and what not to do. Please make sure you post your recommendation in Comic Sans font.
by Jay
18 Sep 2019 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 443777

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

We are failing means we are learning. Glad it was a prototype and not a bird in service.
by Jay
15 Sep 2019 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 294
Views: 40733

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

UlanBatori wrote:ramana: many worrying implications. 1450km range, significant weapon load; total precision. Think about that.... (maybe best not to discuss)


I hope we are studying this attack in detail.
by Jay
14 Sep 2019 20:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 669
Views: 144368

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

JayS wrote:Arrester hook engagement from the 2nd Recovery.

Did the hook engagement happened when the MLG were still yet to touch down..?? It looks like they are off the ground a few inches still. Or I have I gone blind..??



It is common practice to get the arrester hooked even before the wheels touchdown.
by Jay
14 Sep 2019 08:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4279
Views: 797511

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Demo had a purpose to pull black money in and make it white and then know where it came from. It served the purpose to let the government know where cash was coming. Surajsan had lots to say about it and can comment more. Mort ji, this is the rhetoric I supported and understood why DeMo was done, b...
by Jay
14 Sep 2019 01:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4279
Views: 797511

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I suspect there will be at least one more DeMo during this term of NDA to do yet another cleanup. Regardless of the intention, DeMo proved to be a colossal failure where we shot ourselves in the foot. Now people are advocating for a second round of this same madness? Wah bhai wah. Who needs enemies...
by Jay
13 Sep 2019 07:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 126
Views: 26112

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

I am sure there is an export market out there for a light attack aircraft which can be tapped if we develop a weaponized version of HTT40. Look how many countries use Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano (including USA) Afghanistan Brazil Chile Colombia Dominican Republic Ecuador Honduras Indonesia Lebanon...
by Jay
10 Sep 2019 01:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 126
Views: 26112

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Next HAL should make a fully armed version of HTT 40 like Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano. CRPF can use it for anti-Naxal operations. Coastguards can use it to patrol against pirates. Basically, can be used anywhere where they do not strong air defense. I bet it will have a huge export potential too. ...
by Jay
09 Sep 2019 04:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582866

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

During the initial time when the strikes were announced, wasn't there mention of three targets hit? Later on it was changed to only Balakot if I remember correctly IAF press release always mentioned 3 targets. No change. 1 at Balakot, 1 at Mazaffarad and 1 at Chakoti. But didn’t IAF also these thes...
by Jay
09 Sep 2019 04:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 126
Views: 26112

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Hats off to the vision and dogged persistence of the team and the support of Parrikar ji. Another win for a dedicated desi product.
by Jay
07 Sep 2019 04:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Sir, this was my thinking too.... Why is India so shy about taking it's proper place in region, let alone the world. Cain ji, how/what do you envision is India’s place in the region? Even if Akhand Bharath is your vision, going through AFG will not help the cause. Us going to AFG will only unite AF...
by Jay
07 Sep 2019 01:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I still do not see any point in India maintaining a credible fighting force in Afghanistan just because we want to keep the Pakis occupied on their Western flank. We all have been hearing/reading this "fear of afghan jihadi" since the late '80s and my contention is if Pakis could not do it...
by Jay
06 Sep 2019 01:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

What even would be the strategic objectives of deploying in Afghanistan, that too alone? If US was staying, one could argue for it to enable more covert operations or to atleast secure mining of mineral resources. However, India is doing neither so what's the point? If it is to harass Pakistan then...
by Jay
05 Sep 2019 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2753
Views: 333941

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014

The public unveiling of the SU-57 ready for export indicates that it is not " half-baked" at all.Take a look at the still plagued JSF to understand that phrase better! Jokes aside, it is a far superior product than the Chin canary from available western sourced info. alone.The PRC fieldin...
by Jay
05 Sep 2019 19:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 55751

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

What about the unfettered advantage the enemy will have in the war and they by default get to us dictate because "we have to take a step back at a tactical advantage for a decade". Can we afford to take that chance? I do not think so. The Chinese J series will in a very short time overcom...
by Jay
05 Sep 2019 08:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 301
Views: 55751

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

China just fielded 7 of its stealth fighters in the air together.If we want to catch upasap in combat capability for the next decade, we need to buy at least 2 sqds. of SU-57s.The AMCA is still in the womb. Absolutely not. This piecemeal approach of acquiring various platforms is neither here nor t...
by Jay
05 Sep 2019 03:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2753
Views: 333941

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014

For the development, testing/IOC/FOC stages for AMCA to complete and for the first squadron to come into service will take at least a decade to happen. In the interim it would be surprising if India does not order at least 36 PAKFA to take care of exigencies. I say it would be surprising if India o...
by Jay
04 Sep 2019 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3467
Views: 495454

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Arun ji, I agree to disagree with you on this and any discussions on the above topics will broach into an alternate spectrum for BR forums, I leave it at that.
by Jay
03 Sep 2019 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

This question has to be asked. Do you vote communist in India? If not, why are you donating and supporting a flaming communist scumbag in America? Do you support reservation in India? IF not, why are you supporting affirmative action - which is reservation in different words - supporting progressiv...
by Jay
01 Sep 2019 10:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4279
Views: 797511

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

From my rudimentary underdstanding of economic theory, it seems that economic growth numbers usually reflect decisions that happened 2-3 quarters prior and even more. If that holds "reasonably accurate" then the 5% growth might not be the bottom. I am simply astounded that how we were able...
by Jay
29 Aug 2019 01:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Sumair wrote:What is this innate urge to name any one with a contrarian view a Paki?


Because being Paki is also a state of mind, which is to bring in non-facts to warp the truth to fit a delusional mind. You and your arguments fit this mold perfectly. Hence a Paki.
by Jay
28 Aug 2019 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3192
Views: 455435

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

We celebrate when we can. This is by far the most bissfool summer that CashMore has experienced since 780CE. Yes, the bissful will want to exercise their long-suppressed throwing arms - but the numbers of star fielders are being reduced (I hope!) with Arunachal Express running regular service thric...

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