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by Ankit Desai
16 Mar 2020 09:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 355
Views: 98058

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Army set to place order for 118 Arjun Mark 1-As, the most potent tank in its inventory After numerous delays and extensive trials, the Indian Army is set to finally place an order for 118 indigenously manufactured Arjun Mark 1-A ‘Hunter Killers’, which will have all-weather capability and better fi...
by Ankit Desai
21 Feb 2020 09:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 648050

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

... Chakoti and Muzaffarabad locations did not pop-up randomly, these locations were mentioned in MEA briefing initially. So it is possible that on 27Feb Pakis reacted to whatever we destroyed in these 2 locations which is still classified but they failed miserably. So in strategic terms it may be ...
by Ankit Desai
15 Feb 2020 06:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 648050

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

IIRC, 12 Mirage fighter jets flown that night, 4 hit balakot, rest ....

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
11 Feb 2020 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2891
Views: 490973

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Process for procuring Indian anti-tank guided missiles begins NEW DELHI: Seeking to cut down the import bill, the army has kicked started a process to order new anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) from the Indian industry , preferring the domestic route for over 2,000 missiles, a number that could gro...
by Ankit Desai
11 Feb 2020 07:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 648050

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

‘Pakistan’s version a story, a facade,’ says former IAF chief BS Dhanao Close to one year after the Balakot air strike, Dhanoa talks about the details of the operation, what it took to plan and execute, what it means for India’s future military equation with Pakistan, and the capabilities of the Ra...
by Ankit Desai
10 Feb 2020 23:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2294
Views: 462663

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Battle Cry | Why Does India Need Combat Drones? Ghatak - New armed drone on horizon.



-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
10 Feb 2020 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1076
Views: 197372

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

India readying $2.6 billion US naval helicopter deal ahead of Donald Trump's trip NEW DELHI: India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from US defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a proposed visit by US President Donald Trump this month, defence and indust...
by Ankit Desai
06 Feb 2020 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 31838

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

While other end: Babri will remain mosque forever: Jamiat As the Centre constituted a trust to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, prominent Muslim body Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind on Wednesday said the Babri Masjid would remain a mosque forever and no one has the right to accept another al...
by Ankit Desai
06 Feb 2020 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 233
Views: 31838

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

A video with details like members name and association with different Muths & Akharas.



-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
04 Feb 2020 01:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2294
Views: 462663

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Soon, tech that can aid forces in ‘beyond enemy lines’ operations A special personnel tracker being developed for 'strategic use' holds the potential of aiding India’s armed forces sent on ‘beyond the enemy lines’ operations in the future, and the fact that the new technology is completely indigeno...
by Ankit Desai
15 Jan 2020 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1001
Views: 180551

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Karthik S wrote:L&T please. Need a solid pvt player along with MDL and GRSE.


+1

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
16 Dec 2019 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1476
Views: 228599

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

No public news on 6 SSNs being planned. Work begins on India’s next gen nuclear-powered submarines Work has started on the Rs 1 lakh crore project to produce next generation nuclear-powered submarines for the Indian Navy, with a defence public sector unit working on a special alloy for the hull. A ...
by Ankit Desai
11 Nov 2019 01:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94137

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Kashi and Mathura will be next, it will just matter of time. They will wait for dust to settle. The very negotiation was broke down because of the demand that Muslim parties' were ready to give Ayodhya on condition to let Kashi & Mathura go but Hindu parties' wanted Ayodhya issue be treated in i...
by Ankit Desai
06 Oct 2019 21:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1151
Views: 328359

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Since balakot thread put to archieve, I am not sure where would the news go so adding it here. Luke Airman recieves service-level award for security of PAF F-16 technology ..... Wilson was stationed at Shahbaz air base, Pakistan, from March 2018-2019, serving as the Technical Security Team (TST) sup...
by Ankit Desai
12 Sep 2019 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4150
Views: 705845

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian Army to test new battle strategy near China border For the first time, the Indian Army will test its new battle strategy in the Himalayan range in the North East near the border with China. Indian Army's Integrated Battle Groups (IBG) will be launched in a training exercise of the 17th Corps...
by Ankit Desai
12 Sep 2019 07:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552017

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

4 World Championships this month:

#Boxing | Sept 7-21
#Wrestling | Sept 14-22 Sep
#Weightlifting | Sept 18-27
#Athletics | Sept 27-Oct 6

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
11 Sep 2019 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 623944

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

As per the latest from Babaji, अर्ध-सन्यासी (Half Hermit) @bababanaras 6h ago आज कत्ल की रात है। पाकिस्तानी सेना और आतंकियों के लिए। मोहर्रम में कोहर्रम। जय हिंद की सेना। अर्ध-सन्यासी (Half Hermit) @bababanaras 6h ago Terrorists launch pads are on target across the LoC in Kotli district of PoK. Ran...
by Ankit Desai
05 Sep 2019 06:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552017

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

More data Data check: Breakdown of India’s historic medal tally at ISSF World Cups in 2019 Overall Medal Tally (ISSF World Cup 2019) Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 India (IND) 16 4 2 22 2 China (CHN) 8 13 15 36 3 United States (USA) 5 4 1 10 4 Russia (RUS) 4 5 3 12 5 Hungary (HUN) 4 1 1 6 6 ...
by Ankit Desai
03 Sep 2019 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 104017

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/IndoPac_Info/status ... 2768346112

Thread: #India's Next Generation S-5 SSBN revealed - Much larger than the existing Arihant Class with 16 x K-6 missiles, so same number of missiles as #USNavy next generation Columbia Class SSBN. By http://hisutton.com/S-5_SSBN.html
by Ankit Desai
02 Sep 2019 10:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4150
Views: 705845

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

First integrated battle group to be deployed along India-Pakistan border. As tensions simmer on the 3,323-km-long India- Pakistan border, the Indian army is set to deploy its first Integrated Battle Group (IBG) along the frontier by the end of this year, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat said...
by Ankit Desai
15 Aug 2019 10:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Modi Appoints Chief of Defence Staff (CDS): News and Discussions
Replies: 216
Views: 39815

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

And worthy enough to bring out Vivek.

vivek_ahuja wrote: :shock:


-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
15 Aug 2019 10:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Modi Appoints Chief of Defence Staff (CDS): News and Discussions
Replies: 216
Views: 39815

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

Happy 73rd Independence Day !!!!

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-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
03 Jul 2019 08:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Atlast some construction at cochin shipyard's free space. Hope to see large enough dry docks for destroyer or Aircraft carrier construction.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
02 Jul 2019 06:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 552017

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

If Dhoni or Kedar is questioned for their intent then why should not Rohit & Kohli ? Neither Rohit nor Kohli has Strike Rate of 100 in the match. Just because one comes down the order does not mean he is born slogger irrespective of pitch condition or weather. Did not you notice Rohit's struggle...
by Ankit Desai
24 Jun 2019 06:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2891
Views: 490973

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

India scraps Israel anti-tank missile deal after DRDO says will deliver INDIA HAS scrapped a $500-million deal with Israel for the purchase of Spike anti-tank missiles from defence contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems after indigenous developer Defence Research & Development Organisation ...
by Ankit Desai
16 Jun 2019 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 542
Views: 466166

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

India and Myanmar forces coordinate to destroy NE insurgent camps across border In a coordinated military operation conducted by the armies of India and Myanmar on their respective sides of the border, several camps of Northeast-based militant groups inside Myanmar territory were destroyed, and fle...
by Ankit Desai
17 May 2019 11:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate
Replies: 330
Views: 52906

Re: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate

I thought IAF station in Panagarh, WB is developed for such unit.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
16 May 2019 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 581507

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/aajtak/status/1128976614019207168 We understand your excitement about this clip! Sorry to disappoint you. We too are waiting anxiously for the data.This is visibly a promo with dummy data, played on #ElectionNewstrack For the REAL thing,tune in to India Today & AajTak on May...
by Ankit Desai
16 May 2019 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 581507

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Singha wrote:the IPS officer transferred back to delhi under EC orders after amit shah rally is the same one caught up in sharada scam and whom jihadidi came out to defend. he went like a king and met the cbi team in shillong.

now he back in delhi in home ministry


And he failed to report at MHA !

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
16 May 2019 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 581507

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/aajtak/status/1128976614019207168 We understand your excitement about this clip! Sorry to disappoint you. We too are waiting anxiously for the data.This is visibly a promo with dummy data, played on #ElectionNewstrack For the REAL thing,tune in to India Today & AajTak on May ...
by Ankit Desai
13 Apr 2019 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 581507

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

UP recorded 10% odd drop in voter turn out from 2014.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
03 Apr 2019 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 581507

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Link to register as a NRI. I am sure that the idea/proposal was rejected at some level but the link is there on https://eci.gov.in/.

Look for "Enroll As A NRI Voter".

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
30 Mar 2019 06:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 581507

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/elections-2019-schedule-new.jpg http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/poll-duration-over-the-years.gif http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/ls-seats-poll-calendar.gif http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/mar/constituency-wise-poll-schedule.gif http://im.rediff.com/news/2019/...
by Ankit Desai
16 Mar 2019 06:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 149
Views: 40147

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

vivek_ahuja wrote:......
I will probably write a different scenario if there is interest here. Something that soaks in the new reality, perhaps?


Lots of interest sir.

-Ankit
by Ankit Desai
13 Mar 2019 07:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 828097

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I asked it earlier. Let me try again Any news about other two targets ? Total 12 Mirages took off to drop payloads with Su30 & MIGs for air support. Each Mirage was carrying 1000kg bomb to be dropped. There is no news saying Balakot was hit by 12 bombs. Each news was saying 4-5 bombs were dropp...
by Ankit Desai
06 Mar 2019 08:49
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 828097

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I asked it earlier. Let me try again Any news about other two targets ? Total 12 Mirages took off to drop payloads with Su30 & MIGs for air support. Each Mirage was carrying 1000kg bomb to be dropped. There is no news saying Balakot was hit by 12 bombs. Each news was saying 4-5 bombs were droppe...

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