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by hnair
15 Oct 2020 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Srin sir, in TSP the Salwar Army will ask the PM/country to be loyal to their salwars not the other way around Xitler's famous ChowMein Kampf' talks about purity: - Dont exercise with any first-rate military, introduces impure thoughts on all sides - Give lots of staged demos of magazine changes, s...
by hnair
14 Oct 2020 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 704406

Re: Understanding the US - Again

>> Aliza Kazmi, San Francisco CAIR’s advocacy manager, said in a statement

So this guy is saying he is wantonly providing a platform for an Islamophobe? Doesn’t anyone in CAIR not be worried about his cheeky plans?
by hnair
14 Oct 2020 08:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054779

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

CRamS, your filter does not matter jack here. You are trolling and this is the second time you are catching admin attention in a week.

So I won’t be ignoring any of your posts despite my wish.
by hnair
14 Oct 2020 05:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054779

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In US, liberal whites also talk a great game of inter racial harmony etc etc, but you will rarely see any overt promotion of interracial love or sex on prime time TV or sitcoms or movies etc. There may be exceptions . And why is this so? Because there is no market for it. Talk is cheap. :rotfl: ok!...
by hnair
14 Oct 2020 04:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3014
Views: 750719

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

titash, do check the timelines and larger pic of Chota bhai’s down hill journey. Even Chotabhai misjudged and bought it at wrong time. He acquired Pipavav when it was already in red, thinking he got a good deal but his stars elsewhere was also fading and the liabilities caused by same bank guarantee...
by hnair
13 Oct 2020 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3014
Views: 750719

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Locking up of huge amounts of funds as bank guarantee for years is a killer for small to medium firms (and even big ones by the looks) for long gestation projects like naval shipbuilding. Any small disturbance in schedule due to even a minor vendor means death for the prime-contractor that got the c...
by hnair
13 Oct 2020 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4358
Views: 1043174

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Varoon Shekhar wrote:Is there any reason they are not doing a vertical take off of the RLV, with a horizontal landing( as opposed to an air dropped attempt). Is that in the works, after a successful helicopter release and landing?


Funding seem frugal for this one. Still a small team.
by hnair
13 Oct 2020 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054779

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

India owes nothing to the Tatas. Stop putting them on a pedestal when they have struck blow after blow of late. Likewise, stop developing a McCarthy mentality! Seeing a commie under every chair and kicking off the chair from under its occupant is what the Indian-leftie wants off its opponents. Cond...
by hnair
12 Oct 2020 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054779

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

. Tanishq is not the problem but jewelry companies like Jos Alukkas, Malabar Gold etc are a direct threat to national security. The last one is scary and it’s MD is no way the man in control - he talks like a crackhead in person. Tata House is as much an insider of Indian establishment as any. In f...
by hnair
12 Oct 2020 20:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007803

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

That “did not clear ground tests” seem a CYA type weasel statement. Later, after a few departmental slapfests, same “source” can claim to News Router that s/he meant “not all ground tests are yet over”. But then so is Nag family ATGMs or even Brahmos No sensitive department in India is going to appr...
by hnair
12 Oct 2020 00:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Unless we have some localized radar cover, it is not easy to monitor the loitering drones. All ridges seem to have some BFSR which can detect small metallic objects upto sidearms and this sector has LOROS deployed since a long time. Plus the Indian SIGINT seem to be able to listen in to lot of thin...
by hnair
12 Oct 2020 00:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Abhik, since you seem to be skirting admins questions for past two pages - should we be concerned about your keen interest over last two pages about a hyper-sensitive area?
by hnair
12 Oct 2020 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

I'd love to be proven wrong but that cannot be on the basis of Baba baneras type character's word.


Why are you targeting Baba Banaras? If you don’t like what he is saying, ignore him. Why bring him here to spine up your demand for more data about a hyper-sensitive sector?
by hnair
11 Oct 2020 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

JTull wrote:Can someone explain why Black Top is so important? I see lot of obsession about it.


Seem to be the tallest spot around and what’s got nice views to both Indian and cheeni facilities.
by hnair
11 Oct 2020 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 8456

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

These Turkish/Israeli drones must be LOS controlled, since Turkey seem to be still struggling with satcom capable heavy UAV and Israel will get punched by Khan over MTCR. Their TAI Anka-S had a total of just 3 delivered about a year back. And due to its deficiencies, seem to be going for a newer and...
by hnair
11 Oct 2020 07:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754091

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Thakur_B wrote:Barring the initial panic in first 2-3 weeks, I have been using ISI marked N-95 masks since lockdown began.


Exactly. There is no shortage nowadays
by hnair
11 Oct 2020 01:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054779

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The Merkel thing is 400% photo ops. Putin does it all the time. The US presidents have their stupid dog on leash show while getting out of their aircrafts etc. The worst is watching that nightie wearing boss of Doofai and his antics. There are pictures of him driving a Land Rover, waiting for traffi...
by hnair
11 Oct 2020 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 704406

Re: Understanding the US - Again

everything's looking like US within India. Goes both ways - as a Malloo, all I see is the US has started applying coconut oil on everything (from gums to guns), mindless in-law serials that they binge on and their presidential debate has started copying Asianet’s cookery shows were everyone talks n...
by hnair
10 Oct 2020 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 231825

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Chetak, Don’t know what is new in the circular of that medical college and recital of HoKo to be shown as happening only in Kerala? This is pretty much the practice of all religious affiliated colleges the world over. In fact no RoLer school allows a function to go uninterrupted, without a sad faced...
by hnair
10 Oct 2020 01:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 231825

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Sachin, the sheek-kabobs are hiding a lot of things IMHO. The CM and his crew is being taken for a merry ride due to their own incompetence and fair amount of arrogance in judging situations. It is not like a contract employee like that dame can order a diplo shipment without approval from the sheek...
by hnair
07 Oct 2020 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007803

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Sir, wouldn't it be more economical and effective to have ariel torpedoes assisted by guided kits? Jets can deliver them and in number as well. Economically, the P8Is are the best bet, but no jets can reach anywhere close to the speed of a Shourya on a sprint and reach the spot designated by the se...
by hnair
07 Oct 2020 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007803

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Dimensions Nirbhay: length 6m, dia 0.5m Brahmos: length 8.4m, dia 0.6m Shaurya/K15/B05: length 10m, dia 0.74m So, I am not sure if a Universal VLS is possible to accommodate all of the above. Unless you build one to accommodate Shaurya and there is a provision for sleeves to snugly hold the smaller...
by hnair
07 Oct 2020 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007803

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Geez.... this is getting tricky to follow! DRDO seem to have a family of common missile frames, which can be repurposed quickly and in some cases, the dimension seem altered to fit a mission: 1) Agni III frame (Agni series, derived into ASAT/Mid-course exo-interceptor first and second stages) 2) Sha...
by hnair
07 Oct 2020 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Unless they are going to wear those oxygen tents to battle, that is not how “acclimatization” works.
by hnair
05 Oct 2020 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 704406

Re: Understanding the US - Again

On another note, someone pointed out this months old tweet which I don’t know if we missed here tweet Ro Khanna @RoKhanna US House candidate, CA-17 I am so grateful to everyone for our victory tonight. We are exceeding our 2018 totals, beating Ritesh Tandon who ran on Islamophobia and right wing nat...
by hnair
05 Oct 2020 22:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 704406

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Mappunni, the Kerala CM and ministers usually visit on diplomatic visas. But not so with the CPI-M state secretary, who got treated at Houston and is vulnerable to concerned US citizens complaining about his background of running death squads against his political opponents, open endorsement of Chin...
by hnair
04 Oct 2020 01:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824800

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

People, please! BRF has no skin in the American elections and moderator load gets increased when names get called on President Trump. His current illness has some interest for India, because of China factor as well as how they deal with a personal security threat from China in the form of this virus...
by hnair
02 Oct 2020 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1811
Views: 355664

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Admin note: Deleted a whole bunch of fan-boi grade flame posts. No more thread deviation or bans will get slapped around
by hnair
01 Oct 2020 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Meets World
Replies: 44
Views: 6048

Re: China meets world

Like AoA, we need something for the Hans. CoG - Confucius-o-Great or something else...suggestions welcome. STS = Sun Tzu Says CMT = Chairman Mao Teaches ( This is actually a sarcastic thing young Chinese say) HCBB = Hindi-Chini Bye-Bye China Numbah Wan (Wan in Chinese means 10,000, so I'm always un...
by hnair
30 Sep 2020 23:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5215
Views: 960163

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

Overseas Han being patriotic sounds nice on a board, but how does American establishment look at a purported US citizen showing that patriotism on behalf of a communist dictatorship? IIRC, you have to sign in their visa forms that you were never a part of any communist dispensations. Recently, some ...
by hnair
29 Sep 2020 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 820
Views: 204583

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Isn’t rifling of Arjun for HESH rounds ? IIRC, IA planned to use that for rearranging walls of bunkers and temporary fortifications in urban areas. Khan was planning to put it in the AT gun variant of Stryker, based on lessons learned over past two decades. Don’t know status
by hnair
29 Sep 2020 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5215
Views: 960163

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

DavidD is whiffing Fentanyl again - Why would PM Modi use the innocent Xitler as his prison-b, when he has a more convenient opposition for doing that and try deflect if he wants to? Plus usually dictators start wars when his economy is doing well - due to too much belief in their invincibiliy. Xitl...
by hnair
29 Sep 2020 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

SSridhar, indeed, we are in 2020 and yet the language is ridiculous, medieval and imperious "China announced clearly what Indian territory it wants. The world was informed. Why is India still talking?" That may be the case, but the more practical question is: "China announced clearly...
by hnair
29 Sep 2020 09:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

“Firstly, China-India border LAC is very clear, that is the LAC on November 7, 1959. China announced it in the 1950s, and the international community including India are also clear about it ,” the ministry said on Friday. SSridhar, indeed, we are in 2020 and yet the language is ridiculous, medieval...
by hnair
29 Sep 2020 08:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 231825

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Facepalm moment in Kerala: New post a recognition for minorities: Abdullakutty First Innings: BJP appoints Alphonse Kannanthanam as Union Minister for State Reputation and influence: The xtians consider him a joker, no bishop likes him or hangs around when he was union minister - and the frocked-old...
by hnair
28 Sep 2020 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371252

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

:lol: The loudspeakers at the border should run "Congratulations Little Emperors, you have been chosen to play a valuable role in certifying India's next gen weapons systems. When you do Kung-Poo on the snow, do not forget to wear a traditional Mandarin hat , so we can do better calibration of ...
by hnair
26 Sep 2020 01:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1817
Views: 340043

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Yeah, there is no option but to go for a fully survivable, stealthy and expensive UCAV for CAS against a serious opponent DEW hardening and other survivability considerations are likely to have a significant influence on the agility characteristics of these aircraft. Many different things to conside...
by hnair
25 Sep 2020 22:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5215
Views: 960163

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

The PRC people on the ground In India are mostly either long-duration tourists or employees of contractors. Neither category seem to mingle well with local public or try to integrate into the cultural scene. The odd vlogger or blogger seem to provide a "stream of consciousness" or slice of...
by hnair
25 Sep 2020 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5215
Views: 960163

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

Thus PRC nationals in India are spies in reality,plus our entire religious-social-eco-military system is under deep surveillance, where every fact possible is vacuumed out,collated and sent back to Beijing where intel. and cyberwarfare institutions analyse the vast data at hand and devise plans to ...

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