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by Aditya_V
23 Oct 2018 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1279
Views: 203972

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

See references, Pakis were in a real tight spot after Kargil and sanctions in 1998 and they wanted a dry. Daniel Pearl was killed for investigating ISI and 9/11 links. The Taliban until the Supposed U turn after 9/11 were Pakistani boys in Afgansitan under whose watch Osama Bin Laden did all the pla...
by Aditya_V
23 Oct 2018 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 930
Views: 44280

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

AM Singhvi actually did a good job defending the Temple in the SC. Weird I know but he did. As did others like Parasaran and Sai Deepak. AM Singhvi is it same Abhishek Manu Singhvi of congress? Some times I feel Congress has done more good to Hindus than BJP. And put a weak defense along with Paras...
by Aditya_V
22 Oct 2018 17:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4627
Views: 577077

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

I thought there was a fire assualt in 2016 where used 155mm against Pakis?
by Aditya_V
22 Oct 2018 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3064
Views: 386488

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Pakistani BAT teams have become active again, Why do we need them to take thier bodies, why not just burn them? http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/indian-army-asks-pak-take-back-bodies-intruders-killed-sunderbani-sector/ BAT actions, miltants using sniper rifles against CRPF camp, looks like we need to u...
by Aditya_V
22 Oct 2018 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2293
Views: 367500

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Some of the smart alec's thought they could lift the bodies for Martyrdom procession without have due understanding about fellow Jihadis?
by Aditya_V
22 Oct 2018 07:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1279
Views: 203972

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Totally disagree with "NAM" viewpoint , Pakistan has completly lost militarily in Kargil, it was the Genrals that sent Nawaz Sharif to Washington to make a face saving retreat in the face of Mounting casualties. India in order to avoid further causualties and to come out of post Pokran san...
by Aditya_V
21 Oct 2018 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 90635

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Definitely give the devil it's due but telescopes have nothing to withMIRV's but rather Chinese announcing thier MIRV transfer to Pakistan. One day I hope it backfires on China
by Aditya_V
20 Oct 2018 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 524
Views: 84670

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

These are probably Fait accompli to the S 400 deal or is it just sensationalist journalism, as per this and many online reports this is the 4th MSR shipped to Kudankulam related to Nuclear reactors for power generation and BHEL also manufacturers MSR's. http://www.uniindia.com/russia-ships-out-equip...
by Aditya_V
19 Oct 2018 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 583
Views: 32402

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan will always claim Indian systems are ineffective irrespective of reality. While MIRV make the job of a BMD system more difficult by attacking more targets with the same missile they don't make a BMD system "ineffective ". And S 400 is more for CM and long range targetting of enemy...
by Aditya_V
19 Oct 2018 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 930
Views: 44280

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

in Hinduism you are never a "Non Hindu" so karma and all laws apply to everyone.
by Aditya_V
19 Oct 2018 15:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2651
Views: 534062

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

Zooming in on the pic, as a poster mentioned, it looks like SP-12 and not SP-10
by Aditya_V
19 Oct 2018 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 930
Views: 44280

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Suhasini Raj, 46?y/o, New York Times delhi reporter and investigative journalist, native of lucknow has started the 5 km trek from pampa to temple. Police team is following her at safe distance so that no guerilla attacks are attempted on her person by 'pious' devotees. Looks like this will be the ...
by Aditya_V
19 Oct 2018 10:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 930
Views: 44280

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I will be belive she and her colleague are sincere if they do a similar pilgrimage to Mecca.
by Aditya_V
18 Oct 2018 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 930
Views: 44280

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Trip to Desai Mohotama fought elections on n INC ticket https://www.hindustantimes.com/india/trupti-desai-the-woman-behind-shani-shingnapur-protest/story-B2UdlEBqhRjReldYOL6OeP.html Mother of six-year-old Yogiraj, Desai first hogged the headlines in 2008 when she led a motley crowd of women to ghera...
by Aditya_V
17 Oct 2018 11:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3650
Views: 473115

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indian Air Force to induct Chinooks soon: Big push for troop movement, disaster relief capabilities https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/indian-air-force-to-induct-chinooks-soon-big-push-for-troop-movement-disaster-relief-capabilities/1350882/ Indian private sector company Dynamatics is manufac...
by Aditya_V
16 Oct 2018 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4236
Views: 686249

Re: Small Arms Thread

My bad if NSG was using 5.56, I agree one shoe does not fit all. But still those Jihadis held out out against both Garuds and NSG with 7,62*39, both of them had the 5.56- sure both lacked the combat op experience but somehow feel if we had UCAV or even sniper rifles with heat seaking camera scopes t...
by Aditya_V
16 Oct 2018 10:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3064
Views: 386488

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Some of the FB pics are older pics it seems, current incursion was less than 1 km.
by Aditya_V
16 Oct 2018 10:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4236
Views: 686249

Re: Small Arms Thread

+1. 1) 7.62*51- Long Barrel, high recoil and very good stopping power- good for engagements over 150-200 meters and with scope can even hit targets 800 meters, ammunition can be shared with snipers, good for LOC, LAC, deserts and whereever long range enhancements 2) 7.62*39- shorter barrel, lesser r...
by Aditya_V
15 Oct 2018 15:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3064
Views: 386488

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Chinese soldiers crossed LAC 10 days ago: Sources Chinese soldiers crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh again. The incident occurred in the Arunachal sector 10 days ago according to sources that revealed the Chinese intrusions to a news agency on Monday. However, the soldie...
by Aditya_V
15 Oct 2018 12:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 90635

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Looking at the Map of PAF airbases, seems they have neatly strung a lot of airbases around Northern Pakjab 1. PAF Peshawar 2. PAF Minhas 3. Murid 4. Kohat 5. Mianwali 6. Risalpur 7. Sargodha 8. PAF chaklala. Plus they could Islamabad old and new airports and Lahore airport as also support. The IAF o...
by Aditya_V
13 Oct 2018 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4007
Views: 315161

Re: Internal Security Watch

For people wanting to know what radicalizes people and why some people inimical to Indian interests are supported, here are list of Books recently dead terrorist Mannan Wani read https://thekashmirwalla.com/2018/10/what-was-manan-wani-reading/ Here is the list of books found in Manan Wani’s room in ...
by Aditya_V
13 Oct 2018 10:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 90635

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

If you have watched Pakistan over the years, there is very little industrial capacity in the country, however, all missiles are always ready and always available in Numbers. In the past they are nation known to have blatantly lied about wars, exaggerated GDP and Military capability. Given all that y...
by Aditya_V
13 Oct 2018 08:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 90635

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Please see the pics/videos of How India tracks its RV's and you will know
by Aditya_V
12 Oct 2018 16:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1436
Views: 200695

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

You people mean to say this is not true? https://www.theweek.in/news/india/2018/09/22/rafale-modi-rs-30000-crore-free-gift-ambani-rahul-gandhi.html “It is very important for the prime minister of India now to either accept Mr Hollande's statement and say 'yes, Mr Hollande is telling the truth and Mr...
by Aditya_V
12 Oct 2018 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 90635

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Unlike our AGni RV shots which tracked in the air and explodes like a real nuke around 1KM in the Air, Pakis have a Fisheye lens camera in the general area and are able to take a photo once it lands meaning 1) There is no telementry equipment on these missiles 2) They don't have radars and IR camera...
by Aditya_V
12 Oct 2018 07:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1436
Views: 200695

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

That's 10% of Dassualt 's 6500 crore obligation Thales and others will tie up with other manufacturers.
by Aditya_V
10 Oct 2018 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4236
Views: 686249

Re: Small Arms Thread

7,62x51 is a high powered weapon most jawans would be able to use it and would not need it for most combat scenarios. Not sure I understant what u mean. 7.62*51 has high recoil, longer barrel as found in SL operations it not a great rifle for close combat situations say less than 100 meters. The 7....
by Aditya_V
09 Oct 2018 12:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1810
Views: 335600

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Regarding HQ-9yet to see concrete evidence of TSP having any of these. These are probably Russian exports to China which are given the tag" reverse Engineered". I doubt China has any spare systems of these to give to TSP. TSP especially online fans like to make all sorts of claims. If you ...
by Aditya_V
08 Oct 2018 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 247243

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan has is dependent on Military equipment, communication equipment, basic electronics, steel, Oil, Gas, you name it. They export Agricultural goods, some minerals and Textiles(thier only industrialized products), some sports equipment so the the world can kick their balls during the FIFA world...
by Aditya_V
07 Oct 2018 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 247243

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Expect this time winter pollution in the Pakjab and North india to be bad this year. What the Pakis are doing is too cut down imports fuel is being supplied to only major cities. Gas from Baluchistan is being used to generate electricity for these big cities. The rest of the population being left ou...
by Aditya_V
06 Oct 2018 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3294
Views: 308133

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Page 21 also has some good stuff on Arjun Armoured recovery and repair vehicle
by Aditya_V
06 Oct 2018 08:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882851

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

The US Govt has aldready shot 1 main arrow for Iran Oil and Russians weapons. Using all it can to put make its currency highly valuable. Putting direct sanctions would be counterproductive. And remember some parts of our MSM are more easily influenced by the US govt rather than our Govt through vari...
by Aditya_V
05 Oct 2018 14:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2651
Views: 534062

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

From what I remember Canards also increase the radar signature of an aircraft significantly, for a small fighter it can matter in A to A engagements
by Aditya_V
05 Oct 2018 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2303
Views: 284144

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

Somehow, The more ones looks at China, the more they are behaving like pre 1945 Japan. It is matter of time before they attack one of thier weaker neighbours and then think they can take on the USA.
by Aditya_V
05 Oct 2018 09:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2211
Views: 345281

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

We are country which have historically under invested in capital expenditure and ran huge debts with low taxes. In order for our economy to properly grow we need higher taxes for some years 1) to Repay the High unsustainable debt given in previous years 2) To invest the vast sums required in capex ....
by Aditya_V
04 Oct 2018 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 930
Views: 44280

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

Well if tropical depression turns into cyclone Luban it will be nice if all the ruling party MLA's are out of the country
by Aditya_V
03 Oct 2018 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 501165

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

If the Russians accept Rupee-Ruble conversion, sure go for it. But they want dollars too. Rupee is forecast to go down to $1=Rs.80 within a year. Check the Ruppee Charts in Sep 03, Sep 08, Sep 13, the ruppee always dips sharply before the Indian election year and rebounds. I hope this happens this ...
by Aditya_V
03 Oct 2018 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 977
Views: 90447

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

What King Khan choose looks like a Gripen D with 2 tail wings from the F-18 E/F hornet, so probably they were just curious about the Tejas handling and performance.
by Aditya_V
03 Oct 2018 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4236
Views: 686249

Re: Small Arms Thread

As mentioned the list is not exhaustive with stuff like the Druganov etc. Least we can do is standardize on a few types of Indian made ammunition.

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