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by Rahul M
23 Sep 2018 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 5115

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/indian-mujahideen-ringleader-shot-dead-in-nepal-118092200389_1.html Indian Mujahideen ringleader shot dead in Nepal Principal of a private school in Nepal's Sunsari district, who was murdered on September 20, has been identified as the ringleader of...
by Rahul M
20 Sep 2018 19:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1222
Views: 171409

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

The very fact of AM Nambiar becoming DCAS is a testament of the progress in IAF's thought process regarding involvement in domestic projects. I remember him from his LCA flight testing days. AM Philip Rajkumar had just published the Tejas story and shiv Ji very kindly saved a signed copy, which anot...
by Rahul M
20 Sep 2018 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1407
Views: 174127

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Thx Austin and chola. Reading up, it seems that's an excellent option for rapid mine clearing under battle conditions and have also been used in urban warfare situations. I m completely unaware of any analogues in service with our forces. Are there any ? If not, perhaps this is a gap we should look ...
by Rahul M
17 Sep 2018 08:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3222
Views: 367475

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

was this posted (by erroor :) ) here few months back? https://www.livefistdefence.com/2018/04/the-sweet-dilemmas-of-indias-amca-5th-generation-fighter.html “What worries the air force is development and production schedules. Every time we talk of projects in India, we aren’t able to tell with confi...
by Rahul M
16 Sep 2018 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1407
Views: 174127

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

2hr 30 min video on vostok 2018

chini helos from 15:00 onwards, firing around 23:00
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLQNPgQqy88

P.S. anyone knows the thingy at 14:55 ? name of system ?
by Rahul M
15 Sep 2018 01:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 554
Views: 27461

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

they are mostly a fancy aquarium fish in India.
by Rahul M
14 Sep 2018 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2983
Views: 538525

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

kurup wrote:
Rahul M wrote:an ISRO gent displayed a few second clip of video tracking at a conference recently. so consider it official.


Any link for that clip ?

sorry, I wasn't recording. it was of a city in US.
by Rahul M
14 Sep 2018 02:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2983
Views: 538525

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

IIRC I have read somewhere that Indian Satellites also have Video tracking capability , just like Russians and Chinese demonstarted . Does anybody have any source to prove it ?? You mean video recording? AFAIK, Cartosat-2C and above have video recording feature. I dont think there are any official ...
by Rahul M
11 Sep 2018 09:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330616

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I didn't check the table data but if any one state has an outsized contribution then other states should study its methods to see what it is doing right and perhaps emulate those methods. this is part of analytics like any other.

no need to huff and puff about it.
by Rahul M
10 Sep 2018 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2396
Views: 477106

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

Is it that drop tanks can also be refuelled? Can anyone confirm this. this is a non-trivial question, googling gives me this answer https://aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/32243/where-does-the-fuel-that-the-mid-air-refueling-probe-collects-go-to https://i.stack.imgur.com/nradw.gif As can be se...
by Rahul M
06 Sep 2018 22:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330616

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

this is an excellent gesture. https://twitter.com/Ra_THORe/status/1037627203280941056 Govindan Lakshmanan gave a medal-winning performance in Men's 10,000 m in #AsianGames2018, but a minor technicality led to his disqualification. Regardless, he is our champ & we stand by our champions. A moment...
by Rahul M
06 Sep 2018 08:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1566
Views: 184068

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

but it will bring back some of the enormous loot they stole from us. simple case of recovery of stolen property. we can then decide whether we help Indians, Africans or Martians.
by Rahul M
06 Sep 2018 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3465
Views: 344236

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

how is the target acquired ?
by Rahul M
05 Sep 2018 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1456
Views: 113523

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Better not call it psyops when it's fact. Good show !
by Rahul M
05 Sep 2018 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 680
Views: 73972

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

I would rather invest that money in engine tech, including a couple of flying testbeds. may be some wind tunnels too ?
by Rahul M
05 Sep 2018 10:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3465
Views: 344236

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

ha ! ^^^ exactly what I had 'predicted' above viewtopic.php?p=2292334#p2292334, not knowing they have already thought about this.
by Rahul M
05 Sep 2018 00:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 183061

Re: Indian Education System

use this as a rule of thumb and it will serve you well, any controversial/sensational news item published by Indian media is false unless proven otherwise.
by Rahul M
04 Sep 2018 22:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 183061

Re: Indian Education System

https://www.justdial.com/Thiruvananthapuram/Vanitha-College-Of-Fashion-Designing-Beautician-Course-Near-Akshay-Catering-Center-Sasthamangalam/0471PX471-X471-150530142348-G5I3_BZDET this justdial link is the sole online presence of "Vanitha Institute of Fashion Design". :roll: any link to I...
by Rahul M
03 Sep 2018 22:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2096
Views: 110887

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Atif Mian ( The Ahmedi presently demonized in Paki Media !) Plea For "Peace Between Religions" Atif Mian https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/534478806312968193/n7HwBbIW_bigger.jpeg ‏Verified account @AtifRMian My daughter’s hand-crafted father’s day gift ... Amen! https://pbs.twimg.com/m...
by Rahul M
03 Sep 2018 09:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3465
Views: 344236

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

The golden age of the ATGM is past us. Active protection systems will render most of these obsolete within the next 5-7 years. The golden age of a sensor fused, drone integrated, 2 or 3 person tank is still ahead of us. for the current designs, possibly. APS have a limited protection bubble, of a f...
by Rahul M
02 Sep 2018 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1222
Views: 171409

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

There are three distinct periods 1980 - USSR 1990 - Yeltsin years 2000 and beyond - Putin's Era Putin's era has brought stability and Russia is moving towards its erstwhile golden era. diyar gawd !! it is during this 'golden period' that russia has repeatedly screwed us over, whether in case of the...
by Rahul M
02 Sep 2018 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1222
Views: 171409

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

Eric ji, first of all, kindly go easy on the technicolor posts, it's okay-ish for highlighting a phrase or two, not for entire blocks of texts. here's your original set of theories https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2292102#p2292102 and these are your 'facts' as justification https://...
by Rahul M
01 Sep 2018 23:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1222
Views: 171409

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

Eric T, that's one long and elaborate theory ! I presume you do have hard facts backing this theory so people dont consider it a CT, right ?
by Rahul M
01 Sep 2018 17:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2063
Views: 316549

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/ippb-indias-biggest-bank-in-the-making/articleshow/65632329.cms IPPB: India’s biggest bank in the making Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65632329.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_camp...
by Rahul M
01 Sep 2018 17:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1103
Views: 162263

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/ippb-indias-biggest-bank-in-the-making/articleshow/65632329.cms IPPB: India’s biggest bank in the making Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65632329.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_camp...
by Rahul M
01 Sep 2018 13:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4701
Views: 330616

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dl_nHmdXgAAnz6p.jpg Say Hi to our Gold Medalists duo in Bridge (Men's Pair): 60 yr old Pranab Bardhan & 56 yr old Shibnath Dey Sarkar Well done Sir #AsianGames2018 https://twitter.com/India_AllSports/status/1035800616658984960 excellent ! Finally, all those diehard c...
by Rahul M
01 Sep 2018 00:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 147308

Re: The IAF History Thread

thx for the explanation Jag.
by Rahul M
31 Aug 2018 01:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 147308

Re: The IAF History Thread

I have heard the same story from my father (IAF pilot crashed a/c into radar at sargodha) but my googling at the time didn't turn up anything.
by Rahul M
29 Aug 2018 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2096
Views: 110887

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

I am now getting increasingly certain that Peerni is not imran's choice but ISI/TSPA's imposition. think about it, IK's taste in women tended to be younger & nubile, which is the opposite of peerni. this nikah comes out of left field and whenever an entity behaves way out of the baseline, extern...
by Rahul M
25 Aug 2018 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1103
Views: 162263

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/technology/pm-modis-make-in-india-bears-sweet-fruits-local-mobile-manufacturing-saved-whopping-india-rs-3-crore-finds-study/1288541/lite/?utm_source=quora&utm_medium=referral PM Modi’s Make in India bears sweet fruits! Local mobile manufacturing saved In...
by Rahul M
24 Aug 2018 02:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2753
Views: 452885

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Hi AGI, welcome to BRF.
please choose a human sounding username since your current one violates forum rules.
by Rahul M
18 Aug 2018 20:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 554
Views: 27461

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

forces are already there in kodagu. follow https://twitter.com/DefenceMinIndia from yesterday : Raksha Mantri ‏Verified account @DefenceMinIndia Aug 17 #OpMadad -Yesterday evening, Kerala Govt revised the projected requirement for motorised boats from 100 to 600. @indiannavy & @IndiaCoastGuard w...
by Rahul M
16 Aug 2018 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 4068

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

A son passes away, quietly, having done his duty towards Mother India. India had had many PM's, quite a few of them were able fighters even if they fought only for themselves. Only a handful fought unarguably for us. ABV belonged to that rare breed. when he was PM you could sleep easy knowing he wil...
by Rahul M
15 Aug 2018 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1566
Views: 184068

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

it was obvious in your own mind perhaps, not to the rest of us. no one could have guessed that you were trying to make an obtuse (to us) point about khalistan from a random image of anti-racism protesters. next time, please do provide the explanation for the sake of people incapable of grasping such...

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