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by sivab
19 Mar 2020 06:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943772

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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by sivab
28 Feb 2020 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852181

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1232965865089294341 ---> Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the newly-inaugurated LCH final assembly hangar of HAL in Bengaluru today. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERw_c4UU0AA1KVG?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ERxf6CmUUAEzpvE?format=jpg
by sivab
10 Feb 2020 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664621

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

https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1226663536811597824 ---> With a heady mix of some of the most modern Air-to-Air missiles, AESA radar & AESA based jamming systems, LCA Mk-1A is poised to disrupt the air battle with its new paradigm. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQX7-LbVUAEkCXq?format=jpg&nam...
by sivab
10 Feb 2020 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664621

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

I frankly do not understand why HAL would need so much time for MK1A first flight. It should have been in 2021 latest, not 2023. The plan is in place since 2016. HAL seems to be working full throttle on it. Then why 7yrs for a relatively small change in MK1..?? ADA will go from MK1 to MWF in roughl...
by sivab
09 Feb 2020 10:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 432850

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/nisheethsharan/status/1226361326655565824 Nisheeth Sharan @nisheethsharan Just had a detailed discussion with an Electoral Wizard who was part of Delhi planning. Lets call him YR. According to YR the gameplan was restricted to 45 seats. BJP may lose some seats with huge margins, ...
by sivab
03 Feb 2020 11:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943772

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://indianexpress.com/article/business/budget-2020-behind-new-tax-regime-92-used-exemption-under-rs-2-lakh-6248076/ Behind new Income Tax regime: 92% used exemption under Rs 2 lakh Justifying the introduction of new personal income tax slabs and rates, Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey told ...
by sivab
22 Jan 2020 02:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713317

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^^ Point was about existence of 500Kg RV/payload. Picture is that of k6 and agree with you on that. Reported K4 dia of 1.3m is too small for Indian MIRV.
by sivab
22 Jan 2020 00:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713317

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

ramana wrote:There is no 0.5 tonne payload. So the exercise is academic.
Please look at Agni tests to get idea of the payload.


Look at the number of MIRV's and payload below. It is from Dr. VK Saraswat presentation at IITB around 2014.

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by sivab
17 Jan 2020 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1051080

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

^^^ It is old news from Sept 2019. Saraswat committee is not looking at engine, but AMCA. https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/midhani-set-for-global-expansion/article29508757.ece Midhani will be part of the multi-million dollar Advanced Multirole Combat Aircraft (AMCA) being firmed up by ...
by sivab
16 Jan 2020 21:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 383
Views: 67704

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

If we assume another 20% more thrust possible from the engine , we should have another 2-2.2T added to the TOW. If some margin exists in the WOD, climb rate, max AoA, may be this number can be pushed to 3T on a good day. Reduce some to account for drag due to the underslung stores. Say 13T MTOW. Ju...
by sivab
12 Jan 2020 01:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948533

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

Did you even read? They make analog circuits, imaging sensors and MEMs, in addition to digital ASIC's. ISRO is self sufficient in all critical components. They buy non-critical commodity components, they are asking private industry to pick that up. And here you are asking govt. to do that also.
by sivab
11 Jan 2020 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948533

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

DoS, GoI has a 180nm fab faclity to make most critical electronics including isro designed processors, analog circuits, imaging and MEMs for rockets and satellites, see link below. They are self sufficient and there is no need to make every commodity component in India. http://www.scl.gov.in/cmos_fa...
by sivab
02 Jan 2020 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 270416

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

^^^ There was an issue with electro magnetic pumps of secondary cooling channels in 2018. It was resolved in March 2019. Then they discovered an issue with Large Rotatable Plug (LRP) which was being addressed in 2019. They expect to go online in 2021. You can read all the details in their annual rep...
by sivab
30 Dec 2019 15:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Modi Appoints Chief of Defence Staff (CDS): News and Discussions
Replies: 216
Views: 39894

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

https://twitter.com/MeghaSPrasad/status ... 8753312769

Megha Prasad
@MeghaSPrasad

Breaking : General Bipin Rawat named as Chief of Defence Staff
by sivab
21 Dec 2019 00:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713317

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Not sure where ANI got the range extension from when GoI press release and DRDO Tech Focus says 75 km From horses mouth aka DG Artillery who led this project. Read the article for more info. Note the dates. https://palepurshankar.blogspot.com/2019/03/pinaka-analysis-of-success-by-lt-gen-p.html It w...
by sivab
20 Dec 2019 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713317

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1207902952159154176 ANI ‏@ANI 51m51 minutes ago Pinaka Missile System developed by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) was again successfully tested today off the Odisha coast. The extended range version of the missile can hit targets at 90 kms. One ...
by sivab
20 Dec 2019 04:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 657756

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Expect some flexibility but we should see the an act for NRC implementation by end of 2020 or 2021 . No new law is required (see below). Section 14A (added in 2004, wef 3-12-2004) of citizenship act 1955, already provides for NRC throughout india. The NRC for Assam is under 6A (added in 1985, we...
by sivab
19 Dec 2019 12:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1018
Views: 211192

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://twitter.com/OfficialDGISPR/status/1207543857002565633 DG ISPR @OfficialDGISPR Provocative statements and preparations for escalation along LOC by Indian COAS appear to be an effort as usual to divert world attention from wide spread protests in India against CAB. Pakistan Armed Forces shall ...
by sivab
19 Dec 2019 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 624369

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

https://twitter.com/OfficialDGISPR/status/1207543857002565633 DG ISPR @OfficialDGISPR Provocative statements and preparations for escalation along LOC by Indian COAS appear to be an effort as usual to divert world attention from wide spread protests in India against CAB. Pakistan Armed Forces shall ...
by sivab
27 Nov 2019 15:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 657756

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/republic/status/1199571732664741896 Republic‏ Verified account @republic 3h3 hours ago More #ShahAtRepublicSummit | Plan of action and its time - I don't believe it should be openly discussed - as they're matters of security. At the right time, like Article 370, it should be exec...
by sivab
27 Nov 2019 15:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3410
Views: 546301

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://twitter.com/republic/status/1199571732664741896 Republic‏ Verified account @republic 3h3 hours ago More #ShahAtRepublicSummit | Plan of action and its time - I don't believe it should be openly discussed - as they're matters of security. At the right time, like Article 370, it should be exec...
by sivab
20 Nov 2019 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 657756

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.news18.com/news/india/bhu-students-protest-against-muslim-sanskrit-teacher-is-absurd-says-chief-of-rss-language-wing-2393059.html BHU Students' Protest against Sanskrit Muslim Teacher is Absurd, Says Chief of RSS Language Wing The national organisational secretary of the RSS's Sanskrit ...
by sivab
18 Nov 2019 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 202828

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

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/in-5-years-we-aim-to-be-self-reliant-in-missiles-radars-and-armaments-drdo-chief/articleshow/72101751.cms How is the progress of the Light Combat Aircraft and AMCA projects? DRDO Chief : An advanced version, the LCA MK II, is the next aero platform. ...
by sivab
18 Nov 2019 11:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 373
Views: 81009

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/in-5-years-we-aim-to-be-self-reliant-in-missiles-radars-and-armaments-drdo-chief/articleshow/72101751.cms How is the progress of the Light Combat Aircraft and AMCA projects? DRDO Chief : An advanced version, the LCA MK II, is the next aero platform. ...
by sivab
18 Nov 2019 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1051080

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/in-5-years-we-aim-to-be-self-reliant-in-missiles-radars-and-armaments-drdo-chief/articleshow/72101751.cms Is development of an indigenous fighter jet engine a priority? DRDO chief: Yes, it’s a priority for strategic autonomy. The development of an in...
by sivab
31 Oct 2019 07:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 16736

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019

UlanBatori wrote:I didn't know (MANY other things too) that Kargil is in Ladakh, not Cash More. Kargil town is heavily One Community, is it not?


Yes, but majority shia.
by sivab
17 Oct 2019 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526523

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/fourteenth-amendment-protects-citizenship-politics/599554/ Naturalized citizens are at particular risk of losing their citizenship under the Trump administration, as Baljinder Singh recently discovered. Singh has lived in the United States for nearly...
by sivab
17 Oct 2019 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587432

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/fourteenth-amendment-protects-citizenship-politics/599554/ Naturalized citizens are at particular risk of losing their citizenship under the Trump administration, as Baljinder Singh recently discovered. Singh has lived in the United States for nearly...
by sivab
15 Oct 2019 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 202828

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

https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1182957532458831874 Harsh Vardhan Thakur ‏ @hvtiaf Oct 12 More Replying to @prajprakprakash @drdo LCA Mk-2 cockpit will be ahead of F-35. Avionics will be similar and hopefully at par with F-35. Sensor fusion is a design driver. AMCA is aiming a little ahead of F-35...
by sivab
02 Oct 2019 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3410
Views: 546301

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/saudi-arabia-endorses-indias-actions-in-kashmir20191002151205/ Saudi Arabia endorses Indias actions in Kashmir Saudi Arabia has told India that it understands "India's approach and actions in Jammu and Kashmir".The Saudi stance on the issue was convey...
by sivab
30 Sep 2019 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4150
Views: 706507

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/its-no-longer-going-to-be-hide-and-seek-if-we-have-to-go-across-loc-we-will-general-bipin-rawat/articleshow/71366725.cms It’s no longer going to be hide and seek, if we have to go across LoC, we will: General Bipin Rawat The JeM facility in Balakot has been ...
by sivab
30 Sep 2019 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3410
Views: 546301

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/its-no-longer-going-to-be-hide-and-seek-if-we-have-to-go-across-loc-we-will-general-bipin-rawat/articleshow/71366725.cms It’s no longer going to be hide and seek, if we have to go across LoC, we will: General Bipin Rawat The JeM facility in Balakot has been ...
by sivab
21 Sep 2019 21:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664621

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

Both Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy and HAL Chairman and manging Director M Madhavan confirmed to Onmanorma that the 83 MK1A orders are in the final stages of completion. They say all major issues have been sorted out barring those linked to ground...
by sivab
18 Sep 2019 10:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1878
Views: 196009

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

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