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by nits
07 Oct 2018 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

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5 should be able to cover both borders...
by nits
05 Oct 2018 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Gyan wrote:Roughly 3 years for first delivers.


2 years as per media reports IMHO
by nits
30 Sep 2018 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99606

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Hypothetical situation - Maldievs total debt from China is US$1.2bn. Can India pay it to Maldives for China payoff and take joint control of some island - more of a partnership based model so that model is diff from china's... We have provided Billion plus to couple of countries in past also and abo...
by nits
28 Sep 2018 15:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1434
Views: 199891

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

Though all this is political but i think Cong has some baseless sensational stuff with them which they will reveal once LS elections are near; else they would not have started making all this noise from now considering janta has very short memory and ppl will forget about it by the time elections co...
by nits
25 Sep 2018 15:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

hmm; enemy may fire during Night, Day, cloudy, Rainy at time of his choosing; so we may need testing in all this conditions
by nits
24 Sep 2018 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

From tech perspective; does it matter night or day time for missile defence ?
by nits
21 Sep 2018 16:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Got few images https://i0.wp.com/missilethreat.csis.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Indian_Web.png?ssl=1 http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2gbEB66Zhmo/U6qFB92rH4I/AAAAAAAAAn8/8UBM8jA2yg4/s1600/Agni_Info.jpg http://content.icicidirect.com/mailimages/AeroDefence-2.jpg
by nits
21 Sep 2018 16:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

with so many missiles now operational / proved / to be operational; do we have any image which shows all current / under test / future missiles in one single page along with there range ?
by nits
25 Jul 2018 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235736

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I am more worried that what has Khan got promised in return?
by nits
24 Jul 2018 12:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 195476

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

this kutta getting what he richly deserved albeit by other sets of criminals -- ibnlive -- Washington: The US authorities refused to comment today on media reports that Pakistani-American convict in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case David Coleman Headley was battling for his life after being attac...
by nits
09 Jul 2018 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2288
Views: 366156

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Almost a month of Governor Rule; it was expected forces will go all out on terrorist and on anti-national elements but nothing in media of that sort...

Either its not happening or happening but not reported ?
by nits
04 Jul 2018 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2632
Views: 529272

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

it will be a beauty to watch for sure... AMCA needs to be reality soon
by nits
29 Jun 2018 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235736

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^^ We need to team up with China in terms of Payment to Iran and should not stop buying oil from them because uncle wants it... What is the biggest so called co-operqation we are getting from them which will stop... Its more of a FB friendship which is displayed between US and India without any sus...
by nits
27 Jun 2018 16:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1446
Views: 185097

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

what next now - stop sending tourist to Banana Republic ?
by nits
19 Jun 2018 13:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 99606

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

UNSC non-permanent seat: India voted against Maldives, ensured it lost :D Diplomatic sources told ToI that India didn't just vote for Indonesia but also worked to ensure that its hostile Indian Ocean neighbour fared poorly in the election. Indonesia finally trumped Male's bid for the Asia-Pacific s...
by nits
31 May 2018 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500908

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

habal wrote:Chinese CIPS is an option for cross border settlement or payment can be made in Yuan which is freely convertible and IMF accepted as statutory reserve currency.


will be like rubbing Salt on top of injury maasa is having by us buying SXXX; Ego hurt :) :)
by nits
30 Apr 2018 15:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115682

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Interesting maritime tracking website to watch. You can zoom in and out. Note the live traffic monitoring of tankers and other maritime vessels along India's western coastline as compared to k'rachi. Note total absence of traffic (source or destination) at g'wadar. No wonder the chinis are deeply i...
by nits
30 Apr 2018 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2632
Views: 529272

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

Kartik wrote:Just a lovely shot

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If Tejas had a twitter account - he would have posted this pic with Title - "Flying with Big Brother"
by nits
27 Apr 2018 14:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2632
Views: 529272

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

small correction- 120 Bison, ~30 MiG-21bis. But fewer Jaguars, approx. 120 and 63 MiG-29s. 100 odd Hawks would add a useful CAS ability when armed with Brimstone and ASRAAM for some measure of self-protection. Thanks. I meant Bison only when I wrote Bis. I get confused between the two often. I thou...
by nits
27 Apr 2018 13:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Gurus - Once S-400 comes in - will it be under IAF or under Strategic Forces Command ?
by nits
26 Apr 2018 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2632
Views: 529272

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

At 6 sorties per day x 6 days , that's 250-300 fighter aircraft at least participating. That's an appreciable amount of aircraft life invested for this exercise. I hope with so many flight in air - PAF AWACS system didn't crashed tracking so many fighters near the western Border ( Pun intended) . t...
by nits
25 Apr 2018 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1956
Views: 348468

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

i believe next time it will not take 9 months as we have a framework ready; a broad plan in place and we know how to get it done in real time...And with Lesson Learn implemented this can reduce down to a month in long run First time is always going to be long - but post that we know how things are t...
by nits
25 Apr 2018 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1956
Views: 348468

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The report says - IAF took nine months to prepare for GaganShakti-2018. Its like a War Like scenario

Is this time justified or situation will differ when actual war scenario arise ?
by nits
25 Apr 2018 12:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1956
Views: 348468

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) closely monitored different aspects of the Indian Air Force’s Gaganshakti-2018 exercise that concluded in the eastern sector on Sunday, said people involved in the drills. “Gaganshakti-2018 was the biggest IAF exercise ever and the PLAAF kept a...
by nits
23 Apr 2018 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500908

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Philip wrote:The PM's visit to China is going to be a game-changing summit between the two leaders of the world's most populous nations.In the announced mano-a- mano closed door meetings between the two, without aides


Both know english as common language i presume
by nits
23 Apr 2018 13:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1956
Views: 348468

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKIs hit bull’s eye as Gaganshakti-2018 concludes Chinese will gain entry closer to the Indian waters. Su-30MKIs fitted with BrahMos missiles carried out strikes in the Malacca Straits which will be the entry point of the Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region. The aircra...
by nits
23 Apr 2018 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882296

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKIs hit bull’s eye as Gaganshakti-2018 concludes Chinese will gain entry closer to the Indian waters. Su-30MKIs fitted with BrahMos missiles carried out strikes in the Malacca Straits which will be the entry point of the Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region. The aircra...
by nits
19 Apr 2018 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1956
Views: 348468

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Wargame wins praise from unlikely quarters The immense scope, dimension and huge effort that has gone into the ongoing Indian Air Force’s (IAF) war exercise Gagan Shakti, possibly IAF’s biggest till date, has drawn grudging but effusive praise from unlikely quarters — the state-run Chinese media. I...
by nits
07 Apr 2018 13:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4226
Views: 373092

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Country-wide IAF exercise to prepare for two-front threat posed by China, Pakistan The exercise will be conducted in two separate phases for western and northern borders across India and deep over the Indian waters. More than 15,000 IAF personnel, including 300 officers, will move from their bases ...
by nits
01 Mar 2018 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4226
Views: 373092

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

The Tejas fighter entered service in 2016, 33 years after it was approved


This line should be banned from every news article... Move ON
by nits
01 Feb 2018 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3519
Views: 405281

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Union Budget 2018 Introduces Measures in Defence; Here Are 5 Highlights *Finance Minister places on record the government’s appreciation of the service provided by the Armed Forces *Our government’s focus has been on modernization of the armed forces, says FM Jaitley *The government will set up two...
by nits
26 Jan 2018 14:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Republic Day 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5036

Re: Republic Day 2018

https://drop.ndtv.com/liveblog/prod/1804896/636525615832621059..jpg So PM in Waitingggggg is indeed seating at 4th row :); curious what joke both have shared https://drop.ndtv.com/liveblog/prod/1804896/636525647859641059..jpg And PM Bhai again breaking protocol and waving at crowd; he surely knows ...
by nits
26 Jan 2018 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Republic Day 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 5036

Re: Republic Day 2018

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Why so Serious :?: :-?
by nits
22 Jan 2018 18:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2806
Views: 299855

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

#Update | Defense Minister @nsitharaman will fly a sortie in the Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft on 17th Jan at Air Force Station in Jodhpur to gauge & review the operational preparedness & combat capabilities of the armed forces https://twitter.com/ETDefence/status/952890578844377090 So wis...
by nits
07 Dec 2017 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 472541

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

What's with Chinese Generals' ribbons? Look at these 3 guys, they each have exactly 7 rows of ribbons and all rows are complete. It also appears that many of the patterns repeat. Does that mean that the Chinese Generals have twice the experience of Indian Generals? :rotfl: Still nothing on the gene...
by nits
27 Sep 2017 16:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 340021

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

The statement released by the Indian Army, Eastern Command.


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by nits
06 Sep 2017 18:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1391
Views: 156630

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Video talking about India's Nuclear Submarine Plan by Shiv Aroor and Sandeep Unnithan

by nits
06 Sep 2017 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 942342

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Japan wants to develop missiles - Kallol Bhattacherjee, The Hindu Japan faces an unprecedented threat to its existence from North Korea’s possession of hydrogen bomb, said an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Speaking at an event organised by a think tank, Katsuyuki Kawai indicated tha...
by nits
29 Aug 2017 14:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 942342

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

IDRW claims to have Inside story of how India achieved breakthrough in Doklam border standoff with China The discussion on the breakthrough started when the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met his Chinese counterpart, State Councillor Yang Jiechi, in Beijing during the BRICS meeting in July 27-...
by nits
28 Aug 2017 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4226
Views: 373092

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

A Deshmukh wrote:Hawk-i - how would it fare against SAM and AA guns?
Can it be a good plane for Army Aviation Corps?


It should be good for defensive roles along with LCA's

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