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by Rahul M
18 Oct 2018 09:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198963

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

the asinineness of posts here sometimes defies belief ! for the nth time, the govt. has NOT awarded any 'program' to ADAG, in case it was going to, GOI already has all kinds of eligibility conditions in place for defence projects as well. GOI's deal is with dassault and they are free to deal with *a...
by Rahul M
17 Oct 2018 01:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3519
Views: 405015

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Part of the confusion is probably because people are using a mix of British/Commonwealth and German/American terminology for combined arms units. AFAIK, in India: Company+ Level - Combat Team Battalion+ Level - Combat Group Brigade+ Level - Combat Command Division+ Level - Integrated Battle Group N...
by Rahul M
15 Oct 2018 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198963

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

'supposed to' is very different from 'received an order'. simply put, dassault was not willing to undertake warranty for HAL made aircraft. GOI wasn't willing to shaft IAF to satisfy HAL unions. GOI did not throw HAL under the bus, it threw itself under the bus. this is from 2015. https://www.financ...
by Rahul M
15 Oct 2018 01:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3519
Views: 405015

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

IBG's were supposedly build from an inf. div (RAPID ?) and an independent armd. bde. certainly not smaller than a div.
by Rahul M
14 Oct 2018 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 61
Views: 14729

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

BTW why not turn it around and let babus/agents have fun with if they want to, also provide them official sanction(for ex: this hex related engagement is because of my job and is unavoidable) but with a strict condition that no information leaks out. Essentially, what am trying to say is once you l...
by Rahul M
13 Oct 2018 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1609
Views: 135461

Re: Understanding the US - Again

UlanBatori wrote:See the 3 figures here. They tell the sickening story of economic suicide.
http://www.stratcepts.com/1AKC2019/WhyIndia.html

funnily enough, the site blocks Indian IP's, or at least my Indian IP. had to go the proxy way to open it.
by Rahul M
08 Oct 2018 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151466

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

new thread please.

link to new thread :
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7665
by Rahul M
04 Oct 2018 21:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4730
Views: 338363

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

U-19 asia cup going on in BD. India met BD in semis and collapsed to 172, raising high hopes in BD camp. alas they were all out for 170. :lol: :lol: scorecard : https://www.cricbuzz.com/live-cricket-scorecard/21460/indu19-vs-banu19-1st-semi-final-a1vb2-acc-u19-asia-cup-2018 to enjoy some rona dhona....
by Rahul M
25 Sep 2018 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2519
Views: 222368

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

more on the above. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Is-China-intruding-in-Israels-defense-industry-567556 Ephraim Halevy, the former head of Mossad, Israel’s secret service agency, has voiced concerns over the risks that China’s growing presence in Israel pose to national security. “If Haifa become...
by Rahul M
25 Sep 2018 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2631
Views: 528242

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

err, Picklu, IAF does not give commitments to individual a/c parts. it hasn't shown any commitment whatsoever for AMCA's tailplanes for example, or FGFA's nosewheel.
by Rahul M
25 Sep 2018 00:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500830

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

sell PKR to whom and for what ? "buy one taliban & get a suicide bomber free" ?
by Rahul M
23 Sep 2018 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 61
Views: 14729

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: 1424
Views: 198963

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: 1430
Views: 179907

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: 369666

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: 1430
Views: 179907

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 - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 784
Views: 38558

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: 3024
Views: 552831

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: 3024
Views: 552831

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: 4730
Views: 338363

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: 2631
Views: 528242

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: 4730
Views: 338363

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: 1577
Views: 188235

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: 3491
Views: 351825

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: 1463
Views: 115836

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: 681
Views: 75102

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: 3491
Views: 351825

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: 3714
Views: 185715

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: 3714
Views: 185715

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: 2848
Views: 151466

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: 3491
Views: 351825

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: 1424
Views: 198963

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: 1424
Views: 198963

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: 1424
Views: 198963

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: 2190
Views: 341824

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: 1107
Views: 165214

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...

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