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by Aditya_V
19 Jul 2018 19:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 79396

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Nowhere even closer to P8i. I think it will be money sunk in the sea as they will not be able to afford other 2 optional upgraded planes and keeping only two in the air will be damn expensive. Wiki says they still have 7 P-3C Orions which used to be pretty capable snoopers. Some more were taken out...
by Aditya_V
18 Jul 2018 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 79396

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

How does Pakistan have 10 SUbs as per the report, Pakis now have 2 Agosta 70B nearly 50 years old and 3 Agosta 90B, the Chinese subs have already been ordered and are expected to arrive 2023-28. the Agosta 70's are already at retirement stage and the Agosta 90B will also be long in the tooth. By the...
by Aditya_V
18 Jul 2018 05:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1754
Views: 255418

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

If you include inward remittances, we might actually see a current account surplus in 2018-19. So the rupee will rise? Why is it falling now? Ripper has only depreciated against USD and USD dollar denominated currencies. USD is now particularly strong against all world currencies. We are in fact ma...
by Aditya_V
18 Jul 2018 05:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1754
Views: 255418

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Those numbers are for whole of FY 17 18 and it is an increase in Reserves of $43.6 Billion including capital account.
by Aditya_V
17 Jul 2018 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1877
Views: 206757

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Can't Pakis invite Hurrirat over , gold them ransom and ask their families to pay a few crore. They can also state that Kashmir is need to pay them money
by Aditya_V
16 Jul 2018 12:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 79396

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

PAKISTAN INKS CONTRACT FOR 4 MILGEM ADA CORVETTES FROM TURKEY https://quwa.org/2018/07/07/pakistan-inks-contract-for-4-milgem-ada-corvettes-from-turkey/ According to Pakistan’s Press Information Department (PID), two of the corvettes will be built at Istanbul Naval Shipyard, while the remaining two...
by Aditya_V
16 Jul 2018 10:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1517

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

And we were seeing this Punjab as well, where Pakistan has pushed in Drugs. Ideally Pakjab should have very high drug usage.
by Aditya_V
16 Jul 2018 10:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 833
Views: 166535

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

So we are reducing XVii Corps of the Army for more ITBP troops- Defensive mentality?
by Aditya_V
16 Jul 2018 10:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2489
Views: 401765

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Truth is much of the reverse engineering was nothing but H&D of the Chinese communist party to cover Russian Imports.
by Aditya_V
13 Jul 2018 09:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 826
Views: 106277

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Soko is very worried about Chinese retaliation is economy and geographically they are very exposed to China, we finally get some leverage of Chinese supplies to Pakis
by Aditya_V
12 Jul 2018 21:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 826
Views: 106277

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

When the Bush admin in 2000's promised it will provide Diesel electric subs it was speculated it will be U 209 subs built in India. Is it now being implemented?
by Aditya_V
12 Jul 2018 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1877
Views: 206757

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

If Pakis play the Chinese every Obar country is going to play them. At some time China will have to show it can enforce its debt collection.
by Aditya_V
12 Jul 2018 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366449

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Sorry Assam Rifles. Thanks
by Aditya_V
12 Jul 2018 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366449

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Is there any good write up on the Tulung La inciddent in 1975 where 4 RR soldiers were killed by the Chinese?
by Aditya_V
11 Jul 2018 14:18
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 615654

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

I appreciate Roy honest views and truth be told there are many in India and abroad who think USA is the promised land. and this I have noted with persons of the previous generation including many in the bureaucracy. Hell even my parents think I am a failure for being an Indian in India. The point to...
by Aditya_V
10 Jul 2018 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 79396

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

With 1 m resolution, Pak gets its first spy sat. There is a lot of skill involved in analysis and I expect itll be a few years before this sat and the analysis team looking at its pictures is fully operational. The Chinese would have done thhat, its a China designed built and launched satellite whi...
by Aditya_V
07 Jul 2018 11:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2489
Views: 401765

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

There was fear PLA coming to Tezpur. The PLA last clashed with IA at Rupa and did not get through and went back. PLA victory at Sela pass was a body blow
by Aditya_V
06 Jul 2018 10:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2489
Views: 401765

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Can someone tell me the motivation behind this? In a bid to devise confidence-building measures, India showcases Bofors gun system to Chinese delegation http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/jul/05/in-a-bid-to-devise-confidence-building-measures-india-showcases-bofors-gun-system-to-chinese-de...
by Aditya_V
06 Jul 2018 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2230
Views: 341554

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

We are discounting the fact that the West, Islamic Countries and China have backed Pakistan all this time. Pakistanis do mass executions like Chittisingh pura , Kill even Shujaat Bhukhari who deviates from the script plus Islamic countries which keep the children of Hurriyat well fed, many of them s...
by Aditya_V
05 Jul 2018 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2230
Views: 341554

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

WTF 1:10 myth here. This thread is being hijacked. It is just 60 battalions of RR in coin and a few more thousand CRPF.
by Aditya_V
05 Jul 2018 21:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2554
Views: 166904

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Does it look like old temple or some other ruins in the sinkhole? Pillars, beam above it etc are clearly visible. Apparently the transport minister wants to punish those "who are responsible for creating the sink holes". :rotfl: https://www.geo.tv/latest/201794-lahore-crack And knowing Pa...
by Aditya_V
05 Jul 2018 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 797
Views: 97330

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

The Chinese Don't seem to have the Miltary- political power the US had to enforce its Debt. So Debtors can shaft them when they want. Lets now see everyone from Pakistan to Sri Lanka to start defaulting on Chinese Debt.
by Aditya_V
05 Jul 2018 15:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2230
Views: 341554

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Having seen the Kashmir situation since childhood, there will be no solution till Pakistan is broken up.
by Aditya_V
05 Jul 2018 12:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 697
Views: 86181

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

I am run a small firm, if reverse charge is applied it will be a total pain the neck, my cash flows will be totally affected as I will be paying huge GST one month to claim credit next month. Over all it will only bring pain in cash flow and compliance to tax payer but overall will not improve GST t...
by Aditya_V
05 Jul 2018 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2489
Views: 401765

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Singha wrote:The mig29k virus reached sinic shores


And now it is clear why the Russians abandoned the SU-33 in favour of the Mig 29K. Mig 29K has its share of problems but the Su-33/J-15 is even worse.
by Aditya_V
04 Jul 2018 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 195030

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Thats why when I saw the Pakistani Author's name it cannot have some truth and should not be a must read. Miltarilty they had lost but Nasim Zehra's book will hardly admit that. We lost some lives in some the mines and booby traps Pakis put after the agreement of withdrawal. We could have killed man...
by Aditya_V
04 Jul 2018 12:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1668
Views: 214732

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Pratyush wrote:Why not cancel the program. This is a waste of taxpayers money.

This is an unwanted orphan child, no one wants it.


Expect for those who worked on it and delivered.
by Aditya_V
04 Jul 2018 10:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 195030

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

One major miscalculation just as in 1965 was the Indian politican cannot accept any loss of territory. Hence the reaction by LBS to cross the IB. This time Pak anticapated crossing the IB and alerted their four fathers. In the Telegraph, K.P. Nayar wrote in 1999, that ABV did not want to cross the ...
by Aditya_V
03 Jul 2018 11:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 195030

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Why? I dont think she will any key miltary details, she will just have justification for thier behavior. Just read it. Quite a lot of juicy details in there. Especially about how much Nawaz Sharif and his ministers knew and their different reactions. Truth be told it was a pretty good tactical move...
by Aditya_V
03 Jul 2018 10:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1754
Views: 255418

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Looking at the Historical data of exhange rates from 2013 -2018, we see the Rupee CNY rate today is simlair and Rupee has actually appreciated against Malaysian Ringgit, Thai Baht, Rupiah, Aust Dollar, Can Dollar, Euro, GBP and almost every other currency. This fact is lost on the secular crowd. Wh...
by Aditya_V
02 Jul 2018 14:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1754
Views: 255418

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Looking at the Historical data of exhange rates from 2013 -2018, we see the Rupee CNY rate today is simlair and Rupee has actually appreciated against Malaysian Ringgit, Thai Baht, Rupiah, Aust Dollar, Can Dollar, Euro, GBP and almost every other currency. This fact is lost on the secular crowd.
by Aditya_V
02 Jul 2018 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1832
Views: 355785

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

Sulur will serve as the main hub for the Tejas. All the base infrastructure is being set up here, like the massive hangars. It will likely serve as a model for future Tejas air bases around the country. I do not think the base is meant to serve any other purpose. Maldives, SL, IOR region, gives IAF...
by Aditya_V
02 Jul 2018 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 195030

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

The making of the Kargil disaster, a book " From Kargil to the coup, events that shook Pakistan " by Nasim Zehra, excerpts on dawn.com are a must read. Why? I dont think she will any key miltary details, she will just have justification for thier behavior. Truth be told it was a pretty go...
by Aditya_V
01 Jul 2018 16:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2642
Views: 255328

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

It could also be that we are now installing fully built up Al-31FP engines in India.
by Aditya_V
28 Jun 2018 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2642
Views: 255328

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

As reported in the media, it makes the total Sukhai crashes as 8.
by Aditya_V
27 Jun 2018 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2750
Views: 382448

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Well if are going for 12 more P8I's and F 414. Why not get our tankers, P8I, Awacs, SOme limited Bombers on the Boeing 737-900 ER platform. Get Engine overhauling and long term maintence contracts with parts manufactured within the country, F-414 manufacture for ordering 100 aircraft from 1 platform...
by Aditya_V
27 Jun 2018 11:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1832
Views: 355785

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

68 Mil is ok, far cheaper than Rafale or any other replacement. Just put the funds there. We need to ramp up local production.
by Aditya_V
26 Jun 2018 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2230
Views: 341554

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

You guys are forgetting military, Industrial capability. One we need as a nation to develop a nationalistic institutional memory which regonises our enemies and punishes them when we have the capability. Pakis are like a scorpion they will sting when they can. We need to have overwhelming majority o...
by Aditya_V
26 Jun 2018 10:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4054
Views: 645661

Re: Small Arms Thread

We seem to have imported all manners of imported small arms but dont want our private sector to be involved in Manufacture of small arms and ammunition.
by Aditya_V
25 Jun 2018 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 833
Views: 166535

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

BSF readies 60 snipers to hit 'enemy at the gates' A group of men crawl in green and white Ghillie suits with their rifles almost invisible, suddenly halt and resume moving surreptitiously. Meet the elite Border Security Force (BSF) snipers from Central School of Weapons and Tactics (CSWT), Indore,...

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