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by rudradeep
09 Jul 2018 19:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3570
Views: 603049

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

Slightly off topic, but can someone please tell me what is the meaning of GUBO ? It keeps coming up in the conversation and missing a word sometimes means not understanding the essence of the argument. GUBO - G rease U p and B end O ver - Modus Oprandi of US-Pak and now increasingly China-Pak relat...
by rudradeep
13 Mar 2018 16:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 289719

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

X Posted on the Analyzing CPEC Thread NEW DELHI: In what may come as a shock to India, Iran said yesterday it offered Pakistan and China participation in the Chabahar project, a port that is being built by India for the express purpose of bypassing Pakistan. This is being sourced from 'Yawn.' We sh...
by rudradeep
24 Apr 2017 23:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 271911

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Not sure how is this a case of backlash? They were living/working illegally and were caught which in my opinion is the right thing to do. This is not a case of tightening or changing of immigration rules What kind of factory hires illegals? Also need to see if they are Indians or the vermins across...
by rudradeep
24 Apr 2017 22:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 271911

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

The backlash against the Indians in WASP countries of USA, UK, Australia continues, could Canada, and NZ we next? 38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids LONDON: Britain's immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working...
by rudradeep
04 Nov 2016 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 196717

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

The odds being offered by Ladbrokes on the US Presidential Election
31/10- DT: 9/4
02/11- DT: 2/1 HC: 2/5
03/11- DT: 7/4 HC: 4/9
04/11- DT: 2/1 HC: 4/11
by rudradeep
03 Nov 2016 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 196717

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

rudradeep wrote:
ramana wrote:What do London betting markets say? Like Ladbrokes?


On 31st October, Ladbrokes was offering 9/4 for Trump winning. Today it is 2/1


31/10- DT: 9/4
02/11- DT: 2/1 HC: 2/5
03/11- DT: 7/4 HC: 4/9
by rudradeep
02 Nov 2016 22:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 196717

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Not sure where PH is looking, but just confirmed the odds on Ladbrokes again.. It is 2:1 for DT and 2:5 for HRC.
by rudradeep
02 Nov 2016 17:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 196717

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

ramana wrote:What do London betting markets say? Like Ladbrokes?


On 31st October, Ladbrokes was offering 9/4 for Trump winning. Today it is 2/1
by rudradeep
21 Apr 2016 17:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4102
Views: 704926

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

China to set up 100 MW wind power project. The price per MW comes to $2.26 Million ie Rs 15 Crore per MW. Compare this with India wind power cost per MW which is Rs 6.6 Crore. This higher cost is due to baniya Indian wind mills already extracting Pakistani Electricity. I immediately demand $1,000,0...
by rudradeep
18 Aug 2015 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 149
Views: 39731

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

I bought my copy of the book from amazon and it was delivered yesterday (Bangalore) after about 10 days. Just digging in to it now.

While I had read through the scenario through Vivek's posts here, it still is as gripping as ever!!!
by rudradeep
13 Mar 2015 21:28
Forum:
Topic: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted
Replies: 133
Views: 0

Re: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted

Hi Rahul,

I have a decent amount of time at hand currently and can certainly help in proof reading or wherever required.
by rudradeep
19 Nov 2014 00:54
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 17791

Re: Aero India 2015

Why the heck is that fence so tall? Excellent again vishal. How did you get past the fence nonsense? :) I think you are talking about the two gates painted in blue. If you look carefully beside them, the fence itself is not too tall. Vishal, Thanks for the excellent information on AI. Also, how doe...
by rudradeep
27 May 2014 23:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 190323

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Dhananjay wrote:^ What is SY?


Ship Yard...
by rudradeep
17 Mar 2014 21:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1518
Views: 109887

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Just my 2 paise on this SSN Vs Diesel Boats: A diesel boat (SSK) is quieter than a SSN only because it can either run on it's battery (with a severe restriction on speed and endurance) or by completely shutting down (a SSN cannot shut down completely as it would need some pump motors to be working 2...
by rudradeep
07 Mar 2014 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 121525

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

joygoswami wrote:Pechaan kaun ?? :rotfl:

Image


Aamir Liaquat Hussain. Phor the phul isstory, pliz to klik hiyar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aamir_Liaquat_Hussain
by rudradeep
19 Nov 2013 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1518
Views: 109887

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Fact is, the US navy will very well ensure that potentially hostile snoopers are always escorted close in by armed fighters. One mistake move from the bandit and its time for it to take a bath. Other than that, no shoot-downs occur during these relatively-routine snopping ops. If we are gonna enter...
by rudradeep
27 Feb 2013 17:43
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 62014

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

I placed my order on Feb 17 and it was delivered promptly yesterday on the 26th in India. Started reading it and even though I had read through the entire scenario here in BRF, it had me glued to it the whole night. Finally finished it now (yes, took the day off work 8) ) and my hats off to you sir....
by rudradeep
17 Feb 2013 23:15
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 62014

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

3rd now when I searched with 'Chimera' in the Books section.... Just purchased the book and with the std delivery option it is to be delivered in India between the 4th to 7th of March. The price comes close to Rs 1600
by rudradeep
11 May 2012 11:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Should India pullout troops from Siachen
Replies: 89
Views: 7664

Re: Should India pullout troops from Siachen

Voted for 1.

But ideally let us just wait for 10 years and we can then achieve Option 5 without having to fight hard for it. As somebody said above, Pakistan has already given up without realizing it. Let us just wait for the realization to sink in before implementing Option 5...
by rudradeep
03 May 2012 17:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 118229

Re: BR Forum Feedback

I have searched for this for long, but could not find it... Is there a button to click on a page in the forum that will take me to the home page?

Thanks in Advance?
by rudradeep
03 May 2012 17:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2946
Views: 200082

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

This is simply more and more OT stuff. What I said amply demonstrates my position.. (i.e. settle territorial disputes by give and take, taking into account the monetary costs to us of maintaining the conflict).. What more can I say to make my position even more clear? err, excuse me, in all your so...
by rudradeep
03 Aug 2011 14:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 687483

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^^^ India must train Vietnam to catch fish so that they can keep themselves alive for a long period of time. Rather then giving them fish. If you catch my drift. :wink: I beg to disagree here. Teaching the Vietnamese to fish here would mean helping Vietnam to keep its options open in the future. Bu...
by rudradeep
19 Jul 2010 06:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 87206

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Attention Mods: Just got a virus alert on clicking the first news link on the BR Main Page
by rudradeep
15 Jul 2010 02:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 885155

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

The above has been taken from the following forum: http://www.f-16.net/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=viewtopic&p=66032

So dont know how reliable or true the discussion is....
by rudradeep
28 Feb 2009 12:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 892704

Re: Small Arms Thread

But Sir, if there is indeed such an area sanitization operation before the sniper can operate, would it not actually attract more enemy combatants? Also, would this not distract the sniper from his primary goal of recon or maybe HVA elimination by alerting the enemy of your presence in the area? Wou...
by rudradeep
31 Oct 2008 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2157
Views: 358151

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Sunny bhai... awesome vid... really inspirational music.... i especially loved the second one... what is it called?
by rudradeep
29 Oct 2008 18:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 503603

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Vivek Sreenivasan wrote:3? Surely at the most 2?, if one is in refit or upgrade the other can take over in the event of emergency, why do we need 3 CBGs?


The number '3' comes from one each for the Eastern & Western Naval Fleets plus one in refit at any given time.
by rudradeep
08 Oct 2008 22:21
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 633709

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Every morning many people check/read this thread before checking their gf/boss mail on internet.


So very true..... It has now become a addiction... to wake up every morning and first check if vivek has given us our daily dose....... :)
by rudradeep
29 May 2007 10:19
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VIII
Replies: 323
Views: 105087

Vivek, Great stuff - Is somebody collating Vivek's scenarios? as this is truly good book material. I would hate to see it get archived in scenario thread only. I have collated vivek's writing from the beginning till the chinese J-10 bombing on tawang for my personal reading. If Vivek is ok with it,...
by rudradeep
25 Apr 2007 19:20
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VIII
Replies: 323
Views: 105087

The Mig-21 Bison is not air-air refuelling capable.....
by rudradeep
25 Apr 2007 10:13
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VIII
Replies: 323
Views: 105087

Hi Sudhanshu, That is exactly the point.... Anybody can enter the IOR, but to do that undetected as per Bala's post is next to impossible. Agreed that satellites are not RAAM BAND, but they also did detect the forward deployment of Indian Strike Corp tanks during the Parakram. So especially durig a ...
by rudradeep
25 Apr 2007 08:50
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VIII
Replies: 323
Views: 105087

Dear Bala, Extremely unlikely that the chinese carrier can do that undetected for the following reasons: 1. The chinese would have been even more surprised and should have even less strategic warning of the Indian involvement. 2. Malacca straits is one of the busiest straits with about 250 ships pas...
by rudradeep
13 Apr 2007 21:30
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VII
Replies: 343
Views: 113275

PaulJI wrote:No, it's dead, & has been for a long time, unless it's very well protected.

Dead, but how? Chinese Air defence has been hit hard and still hasnt regrouped and the fighters are yet to arrive!!!!
by rudradeep
26 Mar 2006 02:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 137166

Harry those patches are most probably cloud cover. Checking out 18o34' 42.15'' N 73o55' 12.02'' E reveals a line up of 7 Su-30s. http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/8440/su30mki7yb.jpg Also 18o35' 02.47'' N 73o55' 16.90'' E reveals a line up of 5 Jags. http://img354.imageshack.us/img354/9955/jaguar7t...

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