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by sivab
12 Mar 2019 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 96
Views: 20585

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Mort Walker wrote:
Singha wrote:250kg



?!? 250KG is huge. That's a quarter ton. Is that the entire rocket? I think the warhead should be 2.5Kg.


Warhead is 100kg. Total rocket 276kg.

https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/English/dp ... Oct_08.pdf
by sivab
12 Mar 2019 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1387
Views: 172966

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

https://twitter.com/Noetic_Karma/status ... 3617768451

भगुरायण
‏ @Noetic_Karma
2h2 hours ago

"where is second pilot"
"up there with (Pak)army"
Third pilot, probably beaten dead.


See the video. can someone translate.
by sivab
12 Mar 2019 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3676
Views: 368104

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Noetic_Karma/status ... 3617768451

भगुरायण
‏ @Noetic_Karma
2h2 hours ago

"where is second pilot"
"up there with (Pak)army"
Third pilot, probably beaten dead.


See the video. can someone translate.
by sivab
06 Mar 2019 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3676
Views: 368104

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Gen_VKSingh/status/ ... 9963167744

Vijay Kumar Singh
‏Verified account @Gen_VKSingh
35m35 minutes ago

रात ३.३० बजे मच्छर बहुत थे,

तो मैंने HIT मारा।

अब मच्छर कितने मारे, ये गिनने बैठूँ,

या आराम से सो जाऊँ?

#GenerallySaying
by sivab
04 Mar 2019 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3676
Views: 368104

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/ZeeNews/status/1102432618677788673 Zee News ‏Verified account @ZeeNews EXCLUSIVE : ZEE NEWS fearless 'Ground Reporting' from Jaish-e-Mohammed's Balakot camp in Pak where IAF carried out airstrikes. Video with couple of eyewitness from balakot. One says aircrafts dropped 4 bombs.
by sivab
04 Mar 2019 10:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3676
Views: 368104

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Iyersan wrote:Thandi shuruat chaubeez neram


cool, hope you are right
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 11:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 34248

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only



Balakot pigs camp as identified by Shiv.
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 09:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 203
Views: 46642

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

@Rakesh http://www.aeromag.in/Magazines/7626728690.pdf ADA Chief : The main bottleneck with the trainer aircraft production drawing release was incorporation of Air-to-Air refuelling because it was a follow on from the fighter. Now that the Air-to-Air refuelling capability is completely proven in t...
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 56
Views: 13971

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

@Sivab: Does that mean a prototype will be rolled out in July 2020 ? It sounds like that is the best interpretation, since he says design has been completed. Note wording "aircraft is being realised and it should be ready in about 18 months". We also know they were working on Navy Mk2 bef...
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 07:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 56
Views: 13971

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Aeromag show daily 1 Interview-Dr. Girish S. Deodhare Programme Director, Combat Aircraft & Director, ADA Navy Mark-2 design has been completed and the aircraft is being realised and it should be ready in about 18 months.(July 2020) We plan to complete Shore Based Carrier Compatibility testing ...
by sivab
26 Feb 2019 10:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124904

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

https://twitter.com/AdityaRajKaul/status/1100252122807975937 Aditya Raj Kaul ‏Verified account @AdityaRajKaul 4m4 minutes ago #BREAKING: Cabinet Committee for Security meets in New Delhi at 7LKM after NSA Ajit Doval briefed PM @narendramodi about IAF Air Strikes in Pakistan. https://pbs.twimg.com/me...
by sivab
24 Feb 2019 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 30736

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

gaurav.p wrote:MWF model wind tunnel tests not done yet. Why is it being tested on mk1 model?


Hear directly from ADA chief @1:25. Design is done, mk2 wind tunnel model shown in AI19 was tested, metal cutting soon.

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/10 ... 1056533505
by sivab
24 Feb 2019 06:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 30736

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

@Rakesh: Expected first flight is end of 2021 or early 2022 per ADA chief Dr Girish Deodhare. Metal cutting to start soon, 4 production standard prototypes to be built.

See video @1:25 in following tweet

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/10 ... 1056533505
by sivab
15 Feb 2019 01:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4572
Views: 770723

Re: Small Arms Thread

https://ria.ru/20190124/1549790346.html Concern Director Vladimir Dmitriev , in an interview with RIA Novosti and the newspaper Kommersant, spoke about the implementation of the state defense order in 2018, new developments in the interests of the military, the first export contract for the supply o...
by sivab
31 Dec 2018 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Thank you Krishan Pal Gujar-ji for the timely help :roll:. It was a hit job by mathrubhumi. He said ask local BJP, see the video on mathrubhumi on what he said and compare it to headline. mathrubhumi video https://tv.mathrubhumi.com/news/kerala/union-minister-1.10365?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medi...
by sivab
16 Dec 2018 06:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2882
Views: 483069

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ Not sure why he had to dig for this info, it was well reported on MSM. Here is one reference https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/battle-over-reserves-heres-how-much-money-rbi-sits-on-can-part-with-and-how-it-builds-the-funds/articleshow/66625456.cms https://econ...
by sivab
14 Dec 2018 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 306659

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

Live Law ‏ @LiveLawIndia 8m8 minutes ago #Rafale: Bench assembles..CJI Starts reading the Judgment 1 reply 4 retweets 6 likes Live Law ‏ @LiveLawIndia 7m7 minutes ago Power of Judicial review varies from subject to subject: CJI Gogoi #RafaleVerdict Live Law ‏ @LiveLawIndia 6m6 minutes ago There are...
by sivab
14 Dec 2018 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 306659

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

ANI
‏Verified account @ANI

Supreme Court dismisses all the petitions seeking a court-monitored investigation into the Rafale deal.
by sivab
14 Dec 2018 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2882
Views: 483069

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

a1rbFBcOd_o Piyush Goyal destroys canards about RBI, dismisses political statements from RRR etc. At 29 min mark says govt. never asked for Capital to be transferred to GoI. Just questions why RBI needs 30+% of capital when no committee recommended it. Says RBI arbitrarily changed PCA rules on Apri...
by sivab
06 Dec 2018 06:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 832138

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

Karan M wrote:Sivab, how can six Mk2 squadrons replace 3 MiG-29, 2.5 Mirage, and some 5 Jaguar squadrons? That's 10.5 squadrons.


I was surprised when I first heard CAS say that. Seems they are hoping for another MMRCA after current one.
by sivab
06 Dec 2018 02:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 832138

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

Well said Titash. Based on AM R Nambiar's numbers, one can expect the IAF to look like this in the mid 2030s. Tejas Mk1: Two Squadrons Tejas Mk1A: Four Squadrons Tejas Mk2: Twelve Squadrons (200+ aircarft) Su-30MKI: Fifteen Squadrons (272 aircraft) Rafale + MMRCA: Eight Squadrons (36 + 110 aircraft...
by sivab
26 Nov 2018 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/journalistHari/status/1066700093951107073 A. Harikumar ‏ @journalistHari #YatheeshChandra, controversial police officer who showed disrespect to union minister #PonRadhakrishnan at #Sabarimala to be divested of his responsibility there. The union government has asked him to appea...
by sivab
19 Nov 2018 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Indic Collective ‏ @indiccollective 1. Writ Petition WP (C) 35385/2018 filed by ICT President Sri. @trramesh on Sabarimala issue has come up for hearing along with various other petitions before the division bench of Kerala High Court today. 2. Justice Ramachandra Menon prima facie enquired about p...
by sivab
19 Nov 2018 02:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

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He was the rogue officer who beat up devotees in sannidhanam. Pratheesh kumar, IPS, from UP. He seems to have some other motive.
by sivab
18 Nov 2018 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/surnell/status/1064005335852163072 Suresh N ‏ @surnell #SaveSabarimalaTradition @BJP4Keralam General Secretary @surendranbjp remanded for 14 days (Non-Bailable) He has been allowed by Magistrate to : - retain Irumudikettu with him - perform puja twice a day to Lord Ayyappa #Goons...
by sivab
18 Nov 2018 02:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://twitter.com/chathootti/status/1063831456068395009 ചാത്തൂട്ടി ‏ @chathootti 4h4 hours ago Sharat is a Swayam Sevak. He was away from home, participating Sabarimala agitation. So communist goons chose to attack his mom & snatched her chain.. #RedTerror https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DsN9BHKXg...
by sivab
17 Nov 2018 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Pratheesh Viswanath ‏ @pratheesh_ahp 33m33 minutes ago Still no clean food, no clean water, no toilet facilities... Devotees r suffering big. State govt is doing worse to Devotees. Lets see. Swamy Saranam. #Sabarimala https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DsNt86KVYAAHGNL.jpg 30 minutes ago...
by sivab
16 Nov 2018 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 306659

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

Regarding Shukla and the opposition party. Not sure how many are aware of this. He is the brother in law of Suman Dubey, who is a coaccused in the national herald case with you know who. The links run deep. There is a bit more to it. Suman Dubey's wife and Arun Shourie's wife are sisters. Ajai Shuk...
by sivab
15 Nov 2018 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 306659

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

whats with branding Su30MKI, LCA and M2K as 3.5 Generation and Rafale being 5th Genration by the Senior IAF officers..? I see statements by IAF officers to SC bench reported by many sources - - "So, virtually no induction has taken place between 1985 and 2018". - M2K, LCA, Su30 are 3.5 ge...
by sivab
09 Nov 2018 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 321
Views: 69483

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

barath_s wrote:If you have actual updated information, do please link.


Sorry, not going to spoon feed you.
by sivab
09 Nov 2018 09:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2882
Views: 483069

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

.If spending reserves is good economics, why arent other countries doing the same?.. First of all it is not reserves, calling it reserves is kind of misnomer. It is surplus income held back by RBI. US congress does not allow FED to accumulate surplus income at all except for a token amount. US Fed ...
by sivab
07 Nov 2018 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 321
Views: 69483

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

India’s Arihant patrol completion crucial but ‘triad’ not yet complete: C UdayBhaskar. The missile on this boat is considered to be a sea-based variant of the Dongfeng- 4 series with a range upwards of 5,000km. In contrast, the Arihant is estimated to have a missile with a range in hundreds of kms[...
by sivab
01 Nov 2018 09:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 391311

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Brig_Raj/status/1057644480474570752 Army holds approx 1000 T-90 & 2000 ageing T-72 tanks. It has floated"Request for Proposal"to acquire1700T-14 ultra modern tanks. Army seeks:Weight<57 tons.Armament, 125mm smooth bore gun. Penetration: 650mm at 2km. Engine1500HP. ...
by sivab
25 Oct 2018 09:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1021127

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

MISSED MISSILES: FINDING A FAILED MISSILE TEST IN INDIA What is the point in giving credence to this dubious source? There was nothing to find. It was widely reported at that time, see this detailed report. https://idsa.in/idsacomments/agni-ii-trial-failure-evaluation-rather-than-flagellation-is-ne...
by sivab
23 Oct 2018 09:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Anti commie ‏ @CommieAnti K surendran of BJP at 2 am in the morning at Sannidhanam cheering up the cadres providing protection cover to Ayyappa.He has been there for last 3 days.Contrary to general belieif, BJP and RSS played a pivotal rolein this battle. @surnell https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DqG2PS...
by sivab
22 Oct 2018 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2018/oct/22/sabarimala-issue-no-donation-campaign-hits-devaswom-boards-hard-1888325.html Sabarimala issue: No-donation campaign hits Devaswom Boards hard The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) is feeling the heat of devotees’ ire after it decided not to fil...
by sivab
22 Oct 2018 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 156030

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/sabarimala-row-two-kerala-ministers-lock-horns-with-royal-family-over-direction-to-priest-5411819/ The royal family’s executive committee president, Sasikumara Varma, said his family has the right to give a direction to the thantri to close down the temple “Th...

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