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by nits
09 Jul 2018 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2231
Views: 342383

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: 1841
Views: 360497

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: 1521
Views: 183966

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: 1421
Views: 176310

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: 942
Views: 83351

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: 5365
Views: 475535

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: 797
Views: 97437

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: 1841
Views: 360497

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

Kartik wrote:Just a lovely shot

Image


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: 1841
Views: 360497

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4064
Views: 733901

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: 1841
Views: 360497

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: 1861
Views: 316010

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: 1861
Views: 316010

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: 1861
Views: 316010

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: 5365
Views: 475535

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: 1861
Views: 316010

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4064
Views: 733901

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: 1861
Views: 316010

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: 4116
Views: 343353

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: 4116
Views: 343353

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: 3445
Views: 374555

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: 4737

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: 4737

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-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2642
Views: 255429

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: 2508
Views: 404520

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: 2398
Views: 331822

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: 1383
Views: 150009

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: 908378

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: 908378

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: 4116
Views: 343353

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
by nits
21 Aug 2017 12:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

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

shiv wrote:
India is raising a mountain strike corps whose first of three divisions has been raised and is operational.


Sorry for a Noob Q; but how many division a corps is supposed to have...
by nits
11 Aug 2017 12:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

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

Iyersan wrote:
PS: Can somebody please put the comments of Twitter (Copy paste it). SOme of us don't have twitter access in office :D


Here you go - India's ORBAT on the China border. There's 1 div (XIV Corps) in Ladakh too - so 13 div in total - 180k troops!
by nits
11 Aug 2017 12:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

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

As per shatrujeet page on FB - https://www.facebook.com/shatrujeet009/ Not sure how well places are his sources China & India reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area. Reports of Chinese movement of DF-16 MRBM and HQ-17 Surface to Air missile - A copy of Russian TOR M1/ SA 15 "Gauntlet...
by nits
05 Aug 2017 14:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

I like the 2 points mentioned above. 1. It may be worthwhile to study how China waged war in previous border disputes 2. That China put 3 month vs 6 month hold, might be significant, though Google searchshows thathey ave done 3mth holds before. They probably want to lift the hold on Mazoor inlieu o...
by nits
31 Jul 2017 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 609670

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Good Read - Posting from above mentioned Shatrujeet article - https://www.facebook.com/shatrujeet009/photos/a.722326231274248.1073741827.722324991274372/748673221972882/?type=1&theater Before you proceed with this article we would like to admit that this is a partial article .We have left things...
by nits
26 Jul 2017 13:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Will Russia mediate between India, China? Through the month-long India-China standoff in Doklam near the Sikkim border, Moscow has not spoken. Russian diplomacy is presumably at work. The ground is slippery, because 'territorial sovereignty' is a hugely sensitive issue. Meanwhile, top Kremlin offic...
by nits
26 Jul 2017 11:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

2. Tawang: 4th corps at Tezpur, with its 3 Mountain divisions is well placed to handle any incursion. What is the amount of air cover will the PLA units sitting on top of tawang will get? I am aware of one airbase nearby. Are there anymore. I am thinking, as soon the first round of artillery is fir...
by nits
25 Jul 2017 18:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

shiv wrote:an analytical post which may eventually fire up my thoughts enough to make a video. But this is better read I think.


Very informative Post Shiv Sir - Thanks
by nits
25 Jul 2017 17:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

rsingh wrote:
anupmisra wrote:
It is not headline news. No one cares.


I am not sure if they know geographical location of Bhutan, let alone the conflict.



They dont care about Bhutan; they will care when 2 giants are F2F - it may not be in papers but for sure the required forums / authority are watching it closely
by nits
25 Jul 2017 13:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908378

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

BBC View on India \ China Standoff - Why is the India-China border stand-off escalating?

Guys in US - how is US media portraying this (if they are reporting?) and what is there view on it ?

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