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by sivab
06 Oct 2020 06:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8085
Views: 1074413

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

There was no "division" vote (though for the life of me I can't see why every vote in parliament should not be a division or individual-polling type of vote, using technology to get around the delays). All it takes for a division vote is a request from ONE opposition member to the chair p...
by sivab
19 Sep 2020 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 706827

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Just try to imagine if this had happened in Bharat, and done to some peace-fool mohtormas .....The int'al media would have hyperventilated nonstop for months. But in Khan-land, the mainstream media has brushed it off already. Alleged unwanted hysterectomies and other abuses at ICE facility prompts ...
by sivab
18 Sep 2020 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397722

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Given that we've dharmically decided not to occupy Black Top and Helmet Top There is another side to it from a veteran. You are free to believe it or not. https://twitter.com/danvir_chauhan/status/1304838653529612288 Danvir Singh @danvir_chauhan Sir, I can tell you with 100% confirmed source inform...
by sivab
17 Sep 2020 21:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185115

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ Some data on above Segment Tax rate pre-GST Tax rate post-GST Small cars 28% 18% Mid-size cars 39% 18% Luxury cars 42% 28% SUVs 45% 28% https://www.bankbazaar.com/car-loan/how-gst-has-affected-car-prices-in-india.html
by sivab
17 Sep 2020 21:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185115

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

GST merely consolidated all the taxes and duties into one. It did not lower the effective overall tax rate . Before GST, effective tax rate was higher. Manufacturers and suppliers were taxed at every stage from raw material to finished product. With GST, input tax credit reduced overall effective r...
by sivab
13 Sep 2020 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397722

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://twitter.com/neeraj_rajput/status/1304789388254011395 Neeraj Rajput @neeraj_rajput India has taken a large part of #Kailash mountain ranges on the night of 29-30th August during pre-emptive action along LAC, yes part of holy Kailash Mansarovar Kailash ranges stretch from holy Mount Kailash in...
by sivab
11 Sep 2020 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1084109

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

Roop wrote:
sivab wrote:At 1:04:00 announcer says the thrust of engine is 9t (88kN).


I believe he was referring to Tejas there.


That is the point of posting it in this thread. It is a Tejas flying. This is new classified info. Public spec is 84kN.

https://www.geaviation.com/sites/defaul ... Family.pdf
by sivab
11 Sep 2020 09:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1084109

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



At 1:04:00 announcer says the thrust of engine is 9t (88kN).
by sivab
09 Sep 2020 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966436

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

https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/1303708168170557441 Nitin A. Gokhale @nitingokhale Since then India has strengthened defences not just on South Bank of Pangong Tso but also on the North Bank . Indian troops now occupy highest points at Finger 4, stationing themselves above the Chinese presen...
by sivab
09 Sep 2020 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397722

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/1303708168170557441 Nitin A. Gokhale @nitingokhale Since then India has strengthened defences not just on South Bank of Pangong Tso but also on the North Bank . Indian troops now occupy highest points at Finger 4, stationing themselves above the Chinese presen...
by sivab
30 Aug 2020 22:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4518
Views: 1033729

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgqWJ9xU8AITwsn?format=jpg&name=360x360 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgqWJ1MU4AAKLdu?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgrTPBcUYAUiwEh?format=jpg&name=small Seems around 80. https://twitter.com/Taihoku1895/status/1300016552390008832
by sivab
30 Aug 2020 22:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966911

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgqWJ9xU8AITwsn?format=jpg&name=360x360 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgqWJ1MU4AAKLdu?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgrTPBcUYAUiwEh?format=jpg&name=small Seems around 80. https://twitter.com/Taihoku1895/status/1300016552390008832
by sivab
13 Aug 2020 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1046131

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

All images above from this thread. https://twitter.com/Parthu_Potluri/status/1293757040779767808 Parthu Potluri @Parthu_Potluri Some interesting slides from a presentation last month by Dr. S. Somanath, Director of VSSC , regarding future of ISRO. Starting off with some slides of the Human Space-Fli...
by sivab
13 Aug 2020 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31055

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

^^^ CoMPASS Rev III is a day-and-night surveillance system that includes a Colour TV Daylight Camera, 3rd Generation Medium Wave IR (MWIR) sensor, Laser Target Designator and Range Finder (LTDRF), Short Wave IR (SWIR), internal GPS and automatic tracking capabilities, as well as command and control ...
by sivab
06 Aug 2020 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8085
Views: 1074413

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/toi-edit-page/india-and-the-emerging-world-the-impact-on-the-global-order-of-chinas-rise-will-be-visible-over-the-next-generation/ India and the emerging world: The impact on the global order of China’s rise will be visible over the next generation Dr. S. Ja...
by sivab
06 Aug 2020 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2459
Views: 334165

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/toi-edit-page/india-and-the-emerging-world-the-impact-on-the-global-order-of-chinas-rise-will-be-visible-over-the-next-generation/ India and the emerging world: The impact on the global order of China’s rise will be visible over the next generation Dr. S. Ja...
by sivab
03 Aug 2020 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 454
Views: 66291

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

What are different ways to donate from US? https://srjbtkshetra.org/ has SBI account details listed but not directions on how various people outside can do it. You can do it through western union or other service of your choice. WU gave better exchange rate than Indian banks including SBI/ICICI etc...
by sivab
23 Jul 2020 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206371

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

^^^ All landings with heavy loads require detailed calculations, even for commercial flights landing at sea level. No surprise about that for military flights. There are videos on youtube with pilots explaining some of the calculations for commercial flights.
by sivab
23 Jul 2020 07:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206371

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Landing with that weight at high altitude is not a problem. Only taking off with that weight at high altitude is a problem, will need very long runway, if it can be done at all. Exactly! The plane is flying at high altitudes with the load after take off :D If there is a chance to take off with the ...
by sivab
23 Jul 2020 07:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206371

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

What do you mean by landing will not be a problem? Early morning landing (when cold air is denser) on a good weather day for safe approach/touchdown with sufficient runway length to stop with reverse thrusters of C17. As you probably know C17 uses engine exhaust directed to the flaps to create an a...
by sivab
23 Jul 2020 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206371

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

C17's have landed in Ladakh https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/amid-stand-off-with-china-iafs-c-17-jet-lands-30-km-from-border-1621046 Sirji this I know off. But can it do so with a 68 ton tank? What weight penalty does the altitude impose on the C17? Landing with that weight at high altitude is not a...
by sivab
25 Jun 2020 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966911

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Twitter Lt Cdr Shashi Singh (R) @shashisingh0707 Global times on his 14th page published that 55 chinese PLA personnel including 1 Colonel rank n 1 ADM officer of same regiment and 4 captain rank officers died on 15/16 June in clashes at Indo chinese border. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EbXRpqfWkAEv...
by sivab
22 Apr 2020 06:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834071

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://apnews.com/a5077c7227b8eb8b0dc23423c0bbe2b2 More deaths, no benefit from malaria drug in VA virus study Researchers analyzed medical records of 368 male veterans hospitalized with confirmed coronavirus infection at Veterans Health Administration medical centers who died or were discharged by...
by sivab
19 Mar 2020 06:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5585
Views: 1185115

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj wrote:Someone like Anurag Thakur needs to be careful with responses in RS. However, I'll give him the benefit of doubt because he's being quoted in press, and I'd rather see his original RS Question Hour response to comment.


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