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by Paul
10 Dec 2018 16:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3383
Views: 333488

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Tarmak007 added 2 new photos. 10 mins · LUH clears 6-km altitude flight (Unedited release) The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) has achieved an important milestone of flying at 6 km altitude here in Bengaluru, recently. The chopper was flown by Chief Test Pilot Wg Cdr Unni K Pillai (Retd) and Test Pi...
by Paul
09 Dec 2018 18:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 617
Views: 76063

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Iran's successful quest to keep it's F14 Tomcats flying

by Paul
04 Dec 2018 14:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2333
Views: 382056

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Also a separate supreme court for J&K per Omar Abdullah related by Mush in interview
by Paul
03 Dec 2018 14:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179708

Re: Understanding the US - Again

He said India is cursed by Geography while China is historically blessed.

May have been referring to the successive invasions of India and lack of them in China....He is obsessed with China. Think PRC govt is more streamlined compared to Indian ministries
by Paul
23 Nov 2018 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1554
Views: 125876

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

In my fantasy world, I see this this as payback for Amritsar attack.
by Paul
23 Nov 2018 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1554
Views: 125876

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Brahma Chellaney Retweeted

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Baloch Liberation Army claim responsibility for attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi
by Paul
21 Nov 2018 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3228
Views: 527797

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

It will take PLAAF more than 3-4 yrs to get their Tibetian airfields capable of handling fighter bombers.

IAF seems to be consider this an imp barometer of PLAAF readiness assessment.
by Paul
18 Nov 2018 19:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608310

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Austria?
by Paul
15 Nov 2018 11:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2939
Views: 198127

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

ACM Lateef was from Hyderabad iirc.
by Paul
14 Nov 2018 11:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 803
Views: 141076

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

ramana wrote:tsarkar does the old standard of 1000 tonnes displacement per aircraft still hold for modern carriers?


One aircraft carrier per 1Trillion of GDP is a reasonable metric.
by Paul
12 Nov 2018 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1554
Views: 125876

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

It was under Qadiani General Ifthikar Janjua that Pakistan was able to take control of Chamb town in 1971. One of the few Paki successes in 1971
by Paul
02 Nov 2018 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1554
Views: 125876

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Bajwaji He was called sandwich cuz per grapevine he was caught in a compromising position with a man and woman. Give it some time, skeletons will start coming out.
by Paul
02 Nov 2018 20:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1554
Views: 125876

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistani media are reporting that Mawlana Samiulhaq was killed in an attack in Rawalpindi.
Maulana Sandwich IIRC!
by Paul
23 Oct 2018 11:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2485
Views: 315762

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

Watched RSTV discussion on Indian aircraft carrier developments. One panelist (ex navy) said PLAN has a grand total of 22 Naval aviation pilots.

They are building ships at a much faster rate than being able to staff them them with trained personnel.
by Paul
07 Oct 2018 14:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5076
Views: 965105

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

ramana wrote:
Yagnasri wrote:What did you do? :lol:



I don't know. This happens often. Much bigger folks have blocked me.


Do they know your BRF credentials.
by Paul
03 Oct 2018 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179708

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Chinese are trying to do in years what the west did through colonization in decades or centuries. They do not have a greenfield play ground either. They should build a strong navy to enforce vasooli of their loans.
by Paul
03 Oct 2018 15:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2813
Views: 305761

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

There was a short chapter on Forsyth's Devil's Alternative on how the SR71 flies. It leaks fuel like a sieve and has to be refueled after takeoff. Quoting from Memory here.
by Paul
21 Sep 2018 15:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1961
Views: 250780

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If numbers go higher they will borrow from the CongI playbook and start splitting Indians into Caste,language and religion.
by Paul
16 Aug 2018 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 4273

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

A true leader of men
Steered our nation through difficult times.
by Paul
05 Aug 2018 17:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 154790

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

SSridhar wrote:


If there are two things that never change in a Pakistani, it is his/her false bravado & swagger.


Asad umar's father was a war criminal in 1971.
by Paul
08 May 2018 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11743
Views: 729160

Re: Levant crisis - III

Read on twitter Iran leader for life Khameini's sons and daughters have stolen $280B of Iran's oil revenues. If true, they make our Mafiosi family look like babe in the woods.
by Paul
27 Mar 2018 21:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4056
Views: 331891

Re: Internal Security Watch

Watched an interview of Mush where he was asked for his opinion of MMS. He obviously spoke well of him referring to his peacenik nature blah. He said one of the proposals under MMS to give greater autonomy to Kashmir as related by Omar Abdullah was to set up a separate supreme court and election com...
by Paul
17 Mar 2018 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1946
Views: 189238

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Ramana, the wells of power or circles that Caroe came up with may have its roots in the Manadalas of geopolitics propounded by Kautilya amongst others.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandala_(political_model)
by Paul
30 Sep 2017 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 512156

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Straighten from horse's mouth. Takes about 3 months to assemble an LCA.
by Paul
18 Sep 2017 16:08
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 4135

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

Rest in Peace Sir!
by Paul
19 Aug 2017 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The side on right gets pushed out by end of video.
by Paul
18 Aug 2017 09:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 290832

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Baylaag is off the air? New episodes not getting uploaded on youtube.
by Paul
09 Aug 2017 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Army Moves Troops of Sukna-Based 33 Corps to India-China Border


https://www.thequint.com/india/2017/08/ ... ocialshare
by Paul
09 Aug 2017 11:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Vikram Sood‏ @Vikram_Sood now

1962 India China & Cuban Missile crises same time. Today DPRK missile crisis & India-China tension same time. Both times US preoccupied
by Paul
07 Aug 2017 09:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

For those who were saying bringing BD into the equation is an overkill, read the gist of this article. If it is not slyly anti India, I have an elephant here for you to buy. http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/foreign-affairs/2017/08/07/china-india-standoff-mean-bangladesh/ What does the China-In...
by Paul
01 Aug 2017 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

KLNM, If India goes to war with China, it should be to secure Indian interests in Tibet like securing water rights over the Tsangpo, not for Tibetians sake. This is not Dhoti Shivering. I read this in a SAAG article many years ago. Hope you know what SAAG is. If you do not, go figure it out. Indulgi...
by Paul
01 Aug 2017 15:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

In 1950 Tibet had asked India to return Tawang back to them. A touch of reality for those who want to go to war with China for Tibet's sake.
by Paul
28 Jul 2017 15:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Looks like problem solved....

A Nationalist‏ @Peacef_Warrior 2h2 hours ago

So both the Armies will pull back frm Doklam but PLAGF will go back to only 250 mts but Indian Army will go back to where they were
Bad Deal
11 replies 31 retweets 20 likes
by Paul
28 Jul 2017 12:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 290832

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Bashir Ahmad Gwakh‏Verified account @bashirgwakh now4 seconds ago

Accountability court to look into cases against Nawaz's son-in law Captain Safdar, daughter Maryam Nawaz, sons Hassan & Hussain. #Pakistan
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by Paul
28 Jul 2017 12:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 290832

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

zahid Hussain‏ @hidhussain now1 minute ago

Nawaz Sharif unseated by 5-0 judgement. Surely a watershed in Pakistani politics.
by Paul
25 Jul 2017 14:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 290832

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DFkfFEFWsAA5KCp.jpg

Mushahid Hussain with Manish Tiwari......unable to load image. Mods, please do needful.
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 17:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Pankaj, You think Bangladesh need not be considered as a variable in the equation. wheras I think due to it's quasi hostile reactions against India inc. involvement of DGFI in varanasi blasts we need to watch to see their troop movement and be prepared for possible mischief by pro paki elements in B...
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 13:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

A little googlnig would in finding the answer https://books.google.co.in/books?id=0_OuCgAAQBAJ&pg=PA443&lpg=PA443&dq=1987+sumdorong+chu+valley+ershad+bangladesh&source=bl&ots=h0hGcIafFr&sig=U_S9MUDbNTK5aFSkhcp776cNuiw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj8lPOp65TVAhWBv7wKHQmsDW...
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 12:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Need to keep close watch on bangladeshi troop movements as well.
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 12:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 953313

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

In a few weeks we will come to know who our friends are and the extent of our relationship with the Russians and Americans.

Modi's visit to Israel must be seen in this context.

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