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by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 594
Views: 137627

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

A ) there are things like inflation and B)Gripen C doesnt have stuff like AESA. So its apple to Oranges comparision. And is about setting up an aircraft manufacturing sub contractors within India. Right now thanks HAL produced LCA is all we got so lets ramp up numbers.
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 594
Views: 137627

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

Nope, Tejas IA gives us potent capabilities, yes its lacks endurance, but for building domestic industry it is definitely worth it, developing local supplier and Indian Technological base, a few thousand crores of bargaining and keeping the IAF without aircraft or imported aircraft. Hell even the di...
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113587

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/one-strike-or-two-will-not-change-pakistan-lt-gen-ds-hooda/761698.html Former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, who was present at the discussion, said, “War is not an option. We build armies to not win a war but avoid a war. We must find a way to normalise...
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 15:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3987
Views: 242520

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

the harami suicide bomber in SL, in his own words...... https://twitter.com/BlackSheepBaah/status/1120238913040343040 what do we do with retards of the sort? His organisation TNTJ or Thowheed Jamaat is part of PFI/ SDPI which supports UPA in various states. As long as people ignore extremists for s...
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 674
Views: 163532

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

I doubt present JF17 can detect Fighters at 80 Km, may be a 747 yes.
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3987
Views: 242520

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Hope this is not connected to the blast

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1120164985424891905

Tamil Nadu: Indian Coast Guard apprehended 4 Indian fishermen at the 4th islet in Rama Setu near Dhanushkodi in Rameswaram Island. Interrogation underway at the Mandapam Coast Guard station.
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3987
Views: 242520

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Dont know why they were there but here is another report https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/bengaluru-jds-workers-among-five-indians-confirmed-dead-sri-lanka-attacks-100468 Two men from Bengaluru are among those confirmed dead in the serial blasts that hit Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The deceased...
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3987
Views: 242520

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Any truth to this report https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/sri-lanka-7-jds-leaders-staying-at-colombos-shangri-la-untraceable-after-serial-blasts-in-island-nation/404500 The JDS leaders being reported as missing are, Shivanna, Puttaraju, Muniyappa, Lakshmi Narayana, Maregowda and two others...
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3987
Views: 242520

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

China Pakistan Alliance is the biggest gainer since tourist income of Sri Lanka getting badly hit and SL more at their mercy for incurred debt.
by Aditya_V
22 Apr 2019 07:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Has this one been posted before? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSBgWN9rLP8 aSBgWN9rLP8 This one is 100% video of downed Fizzalya Airforce pilot. One can hear ...."use aur bhi administration they? "(English: Where there more men?) Most likely asking if the stricken plane had more pilot (...
by Aditya_V
21 Apr 2019 12:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Some tweets from the given link https://mobile.twitter.com/joe_sameer/status/1119196799867281408 I know this will not be liked in this forum, but I'm glad we are now aware the 250+ Su 30 MKI and Mig 29 with R77s are useless against F16s until they expend their AIM-120. We were assuming that Su 30 a...
by Aditya_V
21 Apr 2019 12:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Plus the fact that the JF17 could not engage the M2000 to spoof them. Notice the F16 wasted multiple Amraam's to move the Su 30's the JF 17 were twiddling their thumbs with the M2000 being a similar distance from them. So other than downing the Mig 21 Bison and capturing our pilot for display nothin...
by Aditya_V
20 Apr 2019 16:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

A_Gupta wrote:Has this one been posted before?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSBgWN9rLP8




This is a Mig 21 Bison crash in Rajastan in March 2019.
by Aditya_V
20 Apr 2019 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3162
Views: 445881

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Pakistan is a Jihadi state they will revolt if Paki miltary is weak. Please see how revolts by Pastuns in Miranshah Baluchistan have been put down. Thats why H&D is impotant and Pakis cant announce miltary losses against weak Kaffirs. Paki miltary takes what it wants
by Aditya_V
20 Apr 2019 11:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 717
Views: 100141

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

ITC can be taken for SGST/CGST paid by vendor and set off against IGST payable. No need to get lungis in a twist. You do not need to register in every state 1 registration is enough. I would suggest you cancel the other unessecary GST registrations. https://www.caclubindia.com/articles/no-separate-r...
by Aditya_V
20 Apr 2019 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2748
Views: 381424

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Unfortunately, I think the Pakis will think Jaziya is the only answer, they are going to get into some escalatory steps and hope they can come on top, we must use all our means to make they go down the barrel.
by Aditya_V
20 Apr 2019 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 594
Views: 137627

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

Gurus from the slide please note Ferry range of LCA MK1A, and I dont see why MK 1 will much different in 2000KM, thats about ~45% of an F15C, a huge improvement over the Mig 21's and probably comparable to Gripen.
by Aditya_V
19 Apr 2019 14:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3162
Views: 445881

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

nam wrote:So confirmation that we have been pounding Pak with 155MM... the true weapon of peace on LoC.


The weapons which identify, destroy ammo, weapons and equipment and give 72 PA staff are the true peacemakers on the LOC. But falls on deaf years of many in India.
by Aditya_V
19 Apr 2019 14:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113587

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Just to shut her up and expose the hypocrisy of INC, otherwise they would have tried to make her retract her statements if there was no other choice. And also to possible whistle blowers in the C-system, if you have something important don't hide it.
by Aditya_V
18 Apr 2019 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113587

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Is Mota Bhai playing a double game ? By Aligning with Congoon system, he takes the sting out of the allegation of him being in bed with Modi. He is not some idiot who would openly endorse political candidates and cause heart burn. Anyhow we all know that people don't vote based upon what Mota bhai ...
by Aditya_V
18 Apr 2019 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183924

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

jamwal wrote:Spike has top attack capability and is fire and forget. But seems to be overkill if it's just for bunker busting roles.


Not really, it can clear many of the difficult posts of the Pakis on the LOC, allowing us to have a go at other PA soldiers
by Aditya_V
18 Apr 2019 16:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 674
Views: 163532

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Chinese claim many things, but like every country I think it will take soem time before thier AESA become operational, AESA on JF-17 will take some time. Pakis and Chinese in 2012 were claiming Jf-17 will have Air to Air to refueling, BVR etc. But even now these capabilities are not there. AESA's ar...
by Aditya_V
17 Apr 2019 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3724
Views: 650181

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

What is the smaller weapon at the underbelly Hardpoint of the H-6?, 2 massive CM's and 3rd a Missile or a Decoy or Sonobuoy or Lightweight torpedo- what is it?
by Aditya_V
17 Apr 2019 15:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 126
Views: 19310

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

Just read on twitter that IJT was rest flown after a long time. Does anyone have more information? https://twitter.com/zone5aviation/status/1118425999073521664?s=19 What is the Significance of these trainers, do pilots train on IJT before moving to AJT like Hawk? Is like like Pilatus then IJT then ...
by Aditya_V
17 Apr 2019 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 674
Views: 163532

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Doesn't the Erieye use Link 16 system which can be used on the by F-16's, so JF 17 will use radio commands only?
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183924

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Once it is proved reliable, would be much better than sending Manned aircraft.
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183924

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Err Silence on Brf, now Nirbhay tests are like Prithvi tests.
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 262809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Regarding Minesweepers can we use Helicopters/ Ships to fire RBS 60 or Lightweight torpedos to blow detected mines? Would it be cost effective?
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183924

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I hope as per previous reports this was with Manik engine
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 262809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Manish_P wrote:A very good article highlighted by Retd. Vice Admiral Arun Kumar Singh. Although the article is about the Royal navy, i felt some of the points being pertinent to the IN as well.



This logic could very well aplly to Type 56 corvette's of the PLAN as well
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 12:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

^ Or merely take out their fuel tanks. What good are the beauties sitting on the ground but nowhere to fuel them. You have to make sure then all bowshers and Tankers in Pakistan are taken out as well, far easier to take out aircraft. Dream day will be watching Pakis helplessly hiding when the IAF i...
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

All paf bases are now in our standoff air and ground launched missile range Only issue is major bases have 50 dispersed shelters and many other areas. To Annihilate one such base needs a accurate barrage of 80 guided weapons — either couple b2 dropping 80 jdams or a ddg51 worth of missiles Isn't it...
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

^^^^ 1. LGBs use wouldn't have been opportunistic but planned. One doesn't carry a few LGBs, just in case. 2. Wingco wouldn't know and maybe wouldn't even care which type of F-16 this was, and its provenance. I doubt that level of detail is visible on the radar, and I doubt that would make a differ...
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 674
Views: 163532

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

What does Pakistan need to close its air defense gaps? https://www.defensenews.com/global/asia-pacific/2019/04/10/what-does-pakistan-need-to-close-its-air-defense-gaps/ He highly rates the R-77 and Mica and believes the Indian Air Force “simply got surprised and overwhelmed” by the Pakistani daytim...
by Aditya_V
15 Apr 2019 10:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Looking at the various reports, and Rohit Vats question why? I think the reason why Abhinandan took the risk and crossed the LOC is becoming clearer. Pakis came for 1) Hit our bases with H-4 Raptors from Mirage IIi/V and cause casualties since they have sufferred huge causuatlies on our 26 Feb 19 st...
by Aditya_V
13 Apr 2019 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Any news for 4 Paki JF 17 came 15KM from LOC and left after our Su-30's showed up?
by Aditya_V
13 Apr 2019 11:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Here is a video at Republicworld, I dont think they got the captions or the IAF aircraft SU-30 instead of Mig 21 Bison riight, can more knowledgable experts state what is actual happenning in the video in the link https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/general-news/just-watch-this-pakistans-f-16-s...
by Aditya_V
12 Apr 2019 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382957

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

Thats is the Biggest Puzzle why no iAF BVR missile was fired that, IAf will not be arming its fighters with soo many R-77 and if R-77 was such a failure, neither Su 30 MKI in soo many numbers, Mig 29 upgrade or Mig 21 Bison upgrade makes any sense( IAF would have simply not gone for it), remember th...

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