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by kit
20 Jun 2018 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1536
Views: 299565

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

Would it be a good idea to combine the Rustom project with the unmanned Tejas ? I don't see what an unmanned Tejas can do that a UCAV like Rustom can't. This might help make more funds available to the project as then we will be funding 1 instead of 2. Not at all! The Rustom can't fly and fight in ...
by kit
19 Jun 2018 21:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4605
Views: 261526

Re: Deterrence

Pu-238, (half-lifea 88 years, alpha decay to U-234, releasing 5.6 MeV) Pu-239, fissile (half-life 24,000 years, alpha decay to U-235) Pu-240, fertile (half-life 6,560 years, alpha decay to U-236) Pu-241, fissile (half-life 14.4 years, beta decay to Am-241) Pu-242, (half-life 374,000 years, alpha dec...
by kit
19 Jun 2018 20:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2571
Views: 462117

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

the Navic has about 7 to 8 sats, how many satellites do you need to get a similar accuracy on a global scale ? .. the Navic seems to offer much higher accuracy than GPS or GLONASS for the subcontinent.
by kit
19 Jun 2018 20:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2359
Views: 380563

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Ok no more d1ck measuring with ships. I’ll move onto comparing the size of balls with aircraft . . . But you know, if Cheen had stayed Maoist and shitpoor like they were in the 1970s then we would have been happy being shitpoor along with them. When they took off in the 1980s they took us with them...
by kit
19 Jun 2018 19:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

frankly, i think given the circumstances a CAATSA sanction on India would be good for the country in the long run
by kit
19 Jun 2018 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4605
Views: 261526

Re: Deterrence

Putting one more zero to the "number" of Indian nukes might be a "little" more accurate ..there is more and enough material for thousands of nukes but India is a responsible nuclear power, no need to scare the shit out the neighbors musharaffs :P
by kit
18 Jun 2018 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

I am trying to include some discussions pertinent to the acronyms that the US seems so intent to push into India. The interesting one is the COMCASA and the level of intrusion this can do into Indian military communications and sensor platforms including BMD and early warning systems
by kit
18 Jun 2018 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4429
Views: 514664

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Gyan wrote:Note :- "Next Step"


:rotfl:
by kit
17 Jun 2018 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

LM's pitch to the Indian Government is that the F-16 Block 70/72 comes with F-35 technologies. Read below :) Why Lawmakers Are Trying To Block Delivery Of Fighter Jets To Turkey https://www.npr.org/2018/06/14/620103324/why-lawmakers-are-trying-to-block-a-delivery-of-fighter-jets-to-turkey If the F-...
by kit
17 Jun 2018 12:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3999
Views: 707045

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

vera_k wrote:
ramdas wrote:Paki ababeel seems to have 3 warheads. Do they have a miniaturized high yield physics package?


They have more warheads. Indian inventory is not as substantial.



somehow that is quite funny :mrgreen: :rotfl:
by kit
14 Jun 2018 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 575
Views: 69512

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

.... and the US special forces including the Green Berets
by kit
14 Jun 2018 00:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5348
Views: 469379

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

One report said that the S- 400 missiles we're being offered are superior to those China has.Terminal " hittile" capability, no warheads.Hypersonic. The S-400 is a pipe dream. It will be a decade plus before India gets the S-400. The Russians first have to make enough for themselves and t...
by kit
13 Jun 2018 19:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3162
Views: 261954

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

http://www.janes.com/article/80937/india-commits-to-second-innovation-centre The Indian government has announced a plan to establish a second defence innovation centre in the city of Nashik in the western state of Maharashtra. India’s Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre announced on 12 Jun...
by kit
13 Jun 2018 06:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5348
Views: 469379

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

US has pathological hatred for Russia. Its sickening. They are trying to destroy the Russian mil-industrial complex via CAATSA type laws. If successful, that will leave US as the sole power with superior technology weapons. China is not there and will likely take another 50 years. Europeans have se...
by kit
12 Jun 2018 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3162
Views: 261954

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

ramana wrote:neshant you would be surprised what DRDO has done in AI.


+1
by kit
12 Jun 2018 12:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3162
Views: 261954

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Out of curiosity ., is BEL still under US sanctions?
by kit
12 Jun 2018 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

One has to think at this juncture that the one country that stands to profit the most from a conflict / standoff between India and China is the US .. they have everything to gain and nothing to lose.
by kit
12 Jun 2018 07:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

India definitely needs to play down it's arms deals with the Americans..maybe some token numbers .Definitely no large scale purchases like the F35 OR F16 . No to the F18 for IN as well. I used to support this option but no longer.
by kit
12 Jun 2018 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

I feel the CAATSA for India is more like the Pressler amendment for Pakistan .. we know you do but just in case ... tighten screws once in a while.. not now..but definitely later
by kit
11 Jun 2018 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4720
Views: 717735

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Russians helicopters are a perennial favourite
by kit
11 Jun 2018 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4720
Views: 717735

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Both ASW helos are good but US helos come with the threat of sanctions, etc.Esp. in the light of the latest threat about buying from Russia.The NH-90 is the NATO favourite- thete is a Eurocopter alternative too.Safer to go with either one. isnt NH 90 the expensive and troubled option? https://www.f...
by kit
10 Jun 2018 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1368
Views: 149774

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

My earlier trips to the UK were as part of some team, delegation, whatever. We were treated with kid gloves, cossetted and sometimes pampered by our hosts. single malts, cuban cohibas and what not. Pity that I neither smoke nor drink. But now, out on the streets, it seems like a different world. Th...
by kit
10 Jun 2018 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3451
Views: 416513

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

sudhan wrote:Isn't Sarsawa the home base for the SG? :twisted:

This Dhruv looks slick. Are these Mk3 variants for SpecOps`?


I would say anyone can pass this off as "made in US / Germany" etc ! ..quite TFTA
by kit
10 Jun 2018 05:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2571
Views: 462117

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Nothing wrong with buying blueprints. It was actually very smart. Why rebuild the wheel? What is important is that we acquired the technology and became self sufficient. This is TOT in its truest sense, not CKDs and SKDs. Very smart indeed. We could scavenge Ukraine for a lot more in aerospace. ISR...
by kit
09 Jun 2018 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1764
Views: 204625

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

War is never a solution to anything and those esp with your neighbours., its a problem looking for one . The idea of power is to ensure security and prosperity for a nation and its citizens.
by kit
08 Jun 2018 18:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1764
Views: 204625

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

Unkils MNCs has already poured enough resources into China to make it the next superpower
by kit
07 Jun 2018 17:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2571
Views: 462117

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Dr. Harsh Vardhan ‏ Verified account @drharshvardhan Follow Follow @drharshvardhan More In a step to self-reliance, #ISRO clocks onboard satellites successfully synchronized to #NPL’s primary atomic clocks within 3 nanoseconds-a milestone for high-precision satellite-based communication. #SaafNiyat...
by kit
07 Jun 2018 16:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2719
Views: 375542

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

The combination of all 3 attributes makes the S-400 a very hard nut to crack and also, very valuable to any AF. One can only imagine what will happen if Russia starts producing GaN radars with very high power output allowing these systems to detect VLO targets at range. Is this functionality that w...
by kit
07 Jun 2018 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2719
Views: 375542

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

a combined soft kill / hard kill systems should be on guard for all sensitive installations and a longer ranged one for the borders
by kit
06 Jun 2018 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 3083
Views: 370294

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

what consequences could he be referring to? sounds like a bluff. ------------------------- Mattis Warns Of "Consequences" If Beijing Continues Weaponizing The South China Sea https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-02/mattis-warns-consequences-if-beijing-continues-weaponizing-south-china-s...
by kit
06 Jun 2018 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4720
Views: 717735

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Austin wrote:As China tensions abate, Indian navy reduces participation in US-Japan-India exercise Malabar

http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2018/06/ ... -navy.html


Probably the realisation that the US is not a reliable partner.
by kit
05 Jun 2018 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2956
Views: 312684

Re: Indus Water Treaty

anupmisra wrote:Paki media going :(( :(( :(( after the recent World Bank decision.



Do these geniuses even know what the "world bank" is .. maybe some bright spark thought they give money to India :((
by kit
05 Jun 2018 20:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2956
Views: 312684

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Neelum-Jhelum unit-1 no more functional :shock: te] Chini maal. Chini daam. Chini "hexperts". Chinis are now covering their tracks to prevent lawsuits. Hey!!! There's an idea! Supposedly Chinese made Thermal plants have life span of less than 4 years , Paki have to buy them thrice a decad...
by kit
05 Jun 2018 19:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5348
Views: 469379

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

The first shipment of gas from Russia in a 25 yr mega deal worth $25B was recd. yesterday.The Oil Min.Pradhan described it as a " golden day for India" ,ensuring its long term energy supply security.At least $1.5$B worth of gas will come from Russia yearly.India balancing its energy baske...
by kit
05 Jun 2018 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5348
Views: 469379

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

China is more insular, it has limits and has borders to its reach. India is theoritically without limits and can connect to europe as well as to east asians and to continental africa at same time. With South Americans we can get along like we are on fire. So India has a reach and aura that belies i...
by kit
05 Jun 2018 12:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 124054

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

Prioroty for Mk2 is to get in the sky. Stealth features is mission creep which will delay the aircraft long enough for F-16,etc to make a sale. We will be alright without a stealth plane. Self reliance is more important. Quite agree .. just like a silent eagle .. there could be a " silent Teja...
by kit
05 Jun 2018 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

at least it would give India a " full spectrum deterrence " :mrgreen:
by kit
05 Jun 2018 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 99
Views: 7192

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

Guess its a good policy for India to keep everything ready to test the moment Americans sanction India with some acronym .. a full and comprehensive series of Nuclear tests blasting away the Pokharan with enough data yield for simulation tests .. could be no better time !!

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