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by Rahul M
20 Mar 2019 18:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Holy Camel ! Babaji uvacha , 180mm mortars numbering 5000 sent across 4 places to celebrate Holi . https://twitter.com/bababanaras/status/1108276324529930240?s=19 there's no such thing in IA AFAIK. there's 81mm mortars and those are held by the battalions, don't need to be sent separately per se. 1...
by Rahul M
19 Mar 2019 19:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 472
Views: 58902

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Ather is 100% desi and is an excellent design. I had been to a couple of presentations from them. Charging 2wheeler battery at workplace is a great idea. I can imagine a charging rack near our helmet storage rack. There are products underway that will allow you to simply exchange batteries at kiosk...
by Rahul M
19 Mar 2019 09:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 472
Views: 58902

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Mort Walker wrote:
Rahul M wrote:B'luru based Ather.
[youtube ]XkfKdMgTnws[/youtube]


If it is Chinese made then it should be banned in India.

:roll: did you bother to watch the video ?
by Rahul M
18 Mar 2019 01:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 472
Views: 58902

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

singha wrote:Has anyone made good ev bikes ? Thats far more useful to
India due to sheer volume of worlds largest bike market

B'luru based Ather.
by Rahul M
17 Mar 2019 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 109
Views: 5036

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

MP will be remembered for many things, not the least of which is his amazing popularity and simplicity as Goa CM.

to me he will always be remembered for OROP & Tejas re-birth.
by Rahul M
17 Mar 2019 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 109
Views: 5036

Re: Shri Manohar parrikar condolence thread

A great loss to the country. Even in his relatively short stint as RM he left an enduring legacy.
you will be missed, sir !
by Rahul M
17 Mar 2019 16:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 46425

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

I am just waiting for the day Tejas goes into mock aerial combat with its brothers & sisters in the IAF. I have a feeling it might just surprise many.
Who knows, it might have already happened.
by Rahul M
17 Mar 2019 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1370
Views: 170884

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

even for a perrenial optimist like me this is too unlikely & tenuous. there is likely a fizzle ya pilot dead somewhere, this upaar haat abdul is unlikely to be the same person. if the pakis thought this was another of our pilots do you think they wont have published his images like they did for ...
by Rahul M
15 Mar 2019 21:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 238
Views: 34566

Re: Aero India 2019

Anantha Krishnan M is doing an amazing job at his twitter feed, taking 2 min videos of various firms and programs, including some rare birds like the RUAV from HAL. The energy of the youngsters is palpable as is their competence and optimism. https://twitter.com/writetake Now 2 mins is too less for...
by Rahul M
12 Mar 2019 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Also, during Parakram, Lt Gen Kapil Vij concentrated lead elements of 2 Corps somewhere close to and west of this area. This area has all the markings of being a strong candidate for a jump off point of an armoured thrust westwards (although in all honesty the same could be said for some other area...
by Rahul M
10 Mar 2019 22:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

many afghan taliban work for ISI only because the later keep their families and loved ones as hostage in pakistan. especially true for the mid ranks and lower, who are loathe to bomb their countrymen only because the pakis want it.
by Rahul M
07 Mar 2019 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1370
Views: 170884

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Description of the engagement. https://www.livefistdefence.com/2019/03/tally-and-locked-abhinandans-last-radio-call-before-he-fired-f-16-kill-shot.html H-4 is the torgos missile apparently. http://www.saairforce.co.za/seed/public/files/weapon_images/61/464334783efa6_large.jpg H-2 is Denel Raptor. h...
by Rahul M
06 Mar 2019 11:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 451274

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Time for new thread people.
by Rahul M
06 Mar 2019 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Btw, if PAF fired amraams beyond visual confirmation range while civil airliners were in the vicinity that's a big deal and a war crime.
If this happened we missed a trick by not holding the pakis feet to the fire on this. At the very least IAF should have announced it.
by Rahul M
06 Mar 2019 11:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

At the time of the 2nd Cope India or thereabouts, I remember reading an USAF pilots interview of his "Cope India experience" .. this was an interview to a USAF affiliated mag. He had gone up against IAF MiG-29s & was clearly shaken by the experience. He said, to paraphrase "I'd l...
by Rahul M
05 Mar 2019 18:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

But they have two reasons to try it. One, the colossal demand for revenge they must be facing from the Tanzeems, especially the barbequed Jaish, especially if Masood Azhar got some extra-high-pressure dialysis on Feb 26. Two, the *chance* that such a strike would embarrass Modi (over his claims to ...
by Rahul M
05 Mar 2019 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Just check flight path of THA 341 from Bangkok to krachi. It crossed India and then did a u-turn south of Iran pak border !! Flew almost the entire length of balochistan before turning back ! Holy smokes, pakis must be shit scared of IN OR IAF coming at karachi from off the coast of Gujarat.
by Rahul M
04 Mar 2019 18:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 137
Views: 14273

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

No discussions here that's not directly related to imagery analysis.
by Rahul M
04 Mar 2019 10:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Yawn says Paki govt considering shutting down terror factories: https://www.dawn.com/news/1467524/govt-plans-decisive-crackdown-on-militant-outfits . Wonder if IK got ISI's permission on this matter, or will he be subject to their mehman-nawazi? Pakistan government shuts down Pakistan sponsored ter...
by Rahul M
03 Mar 2019 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 137
Views: 14273

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

Pratik ji, some labelling and captions would help people understand what you are presenting.

Otherwise every reader has to re-do the work and spend the same time and effort you have devoted without anyone being wiser.
by Rahul M
03 Mar 2019 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://mobile.twitter.com/saahilmenghani/status/1102171944533848064 CNN News18 reporting Massod's death news... If true,this is a wonderful outcome... Me on cloud 9 !!! I believe this is a tactical brilliance by pakis to take the heat away from the presence of masood azhar by announcing his death,...
by Rahul M
03 Mar 2019 11:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1370
Views: 170884

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

1) Gurus...in the image of tracks provided by chopseyturvy... it seems there 4 F 16 on cap over Mangla Dam? i found this interesting. Did they provide 24*7 cover to the dam? or was it only for the duration of the Pak ingress mission? are they expecting we will have a crack at the dam?? 2) I think M...
by Rahul M
02 Mar 2019 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1370
Views: 170884

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Shoddy article, claims 2 Indian jets downed.
by Rahul M
01 Mar 2019 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

pankajs, any idea what brilliance was planned in this video ? Assuming you watched it. Note plz, not asking for a link, since have no intention to watch. Just want to know to what end the TSPA went to record a video at the last moment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbumNFbQp9A first 15 seconds! Y...
by Rahul M
01 Mar 2019 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/IamUmer1/status/1101524486778748928 Earlier I had written on the subject .. True, however 1. The psyops edited video will only impress the bakis and few nominal Indian who will grab at anything that can be used to put GOI/Modi down. 2. The tamasha will not play well with the res...
by Rahul M
01 Mar 2019 13:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

And a hamza1 over karachi. One of the chini eye in the sky ?
by Rahul M
01 Mar 2019 00:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Meh, Paki fora is only good for being the Pakistan of the internet. @AdityaV, We are over thinking this, why did the PAF respond, because we showed them to be useless, alongwith their ADGES. We went 10s of km inside their country, bombed a prized target and came back unscathed. They have to respond ...
by Rahul M
01 Mar 2019 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

One of the PAF F-16 pilot has told informally in phone conversation that they hit 350 Indian ground troops, looks like that failed. So confirms another of the Pakis- that they strike was meant to hit depopulated areas. didn't quite get this, told whom ? They hit 350 troops ? Most importantly, sourc...
by Rahul M
01 Mar 2019 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 358467

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

but hasnt it always been in this order? PA > PAF > PN > PM PM is the peon who does what the other 3 tell him to do, esp the big dog PA. PAF was supposed to be "secular" in the old days, maybe to some extent it still is? No longer true about the PAF. There is serious radicalization going o...
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2019 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 130
Views: 29377

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

As an oldtimer I remember him and his blog as one of the most vehement naysayers of tejas program, in the league of that iitb prof prodyut das and Adm. Nadkarni.

I don't know when brfites suddenly started turning to him for gyan on desi aircraft projects.
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2019 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1711
Views: 153444

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

abhijitm wrote:Deer maulana,

if modi ijj daily doing abar bajwa-be-hind, then how bill be do ghazwa-e-hind?

:rotfl:
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2019 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 137
Views: 14273

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

Can we identify specific centers in the camp ? Barracks, arms depot, POL dump etc ?

Nice work btw.
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2019 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 131
Views: 27438

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

In one of the old video , where Rocky and Mayur visiting Sukhoi -MKI squadron , we can see a face similar to Abinanandan along with pilots. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZitItZ8lFk&t=399s 1: IS it the same guy who is with TSP..? 2: If yes , If he was part of Sukhoi squadron why he was in Mig...
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2019 23:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 131
Views: 27438

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Not sure where else to post this, but I was disappointed that the BJP didn't invite key political figures from other parties to attend the opening of the National War Memorial. We have several living defence ministers, many of whom have sent men and women in harm's way, surely those could be invite...
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2019 11:35
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 34229

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only

ranneel wrote:
saip wrote:A lone Pakistani Erieye is up. It is flying south over Balochistan.

Looks like moving to Quetta.

singha ji, cheers ! :mrgreen:
by Rahul M
27 Feb 2019 22:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124829

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

People wanting Modi to give a speech now ? Really ? Leave that to ceremonial PM like im da dim, modi has work to do.
by Rahul M
27 Feb 2019 20:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124829

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

If the govt wants to know the public mood, I can report the on ground situation here in Kolkata. Aam janta is fuming and wants Indian armed forces to absolutely decimate Pakistan. Random people are starting conversations on the topic in order to express their anger. If the govt wants to take things ...
by Rahul M
27 Feb 2019 15:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124829

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Guys get real. What will be India's negotiation position? This is a war. The upper hand is had with either a) captured land or b) captured PoW Economic and other sanctions dont have the PR or visibility. IA 's turn now. there is no upper hand with a lone PoW, pak having announced it officially has ...
by Rahul M
26 Feb 2019 16:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124829

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

The lady achors on republic are doing fabulous job. I am wondering why is Arnab not anchoring ? I think they are happy at being given the opportunity in his absence. He came in for a while and then disappeared. Seeing on republic, CRPF jawan shouting Jab tak sooraj chaand rahega Modi ji a naam rahe...

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