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by kit
01 Apr 2020 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1162
Views: 333394

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Whats so funny abt that ... yankees know capabilities of their gear on f 16 s and how to fool it.... Which is why i specifically mentioned it was for rona-dhona and conspiracy theories on the D&D forums... The F16 software esp its fire control system *will* not lock onto *friendly* forces ident...
by kit
30 Mar 2020 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 498
Views: 76092

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Assuming for a moment that this is achievable, how do you propose we can do it, without creating multiple vipers instead of one big snake to fight? :roll: Very difficult agreed! Option/s: only by Balkanization: 1.FATA/Northwest Pak to the joined to Afghanistan as they have never accepted the Durand...
by kit
30 Mar 2020 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 90
Views: 11262

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Its coming! https://www.theage.com.au/world/europe/china-will-face-a-reckoning-over-virus-britain-warns-20200330-p54f3x.html Hope they will walk the walk. Huawei had table scraps and crumbs before. Now it'll have even less than that. It wouldn't matter much. The key is whether the UK continue tradi...
by kit
27 Mar 2020 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2635
Views: 613713

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Whats the hat on top ? .. Satcom ? MAD maybe the baby below ? .. lol its ugly
by kit
27 Mar 2020 14:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 432995

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Word is that Modi and Shah are in agreement on a national govt. BJP is working hard on it. They have brought in Scindia who may be given a cabinet role. Others are being vetted. Pilot may also be chosen for his competence and experience. LOL. sneaky way to ensure there is no "opposition" ...
by kit
25 Mar 2020 22:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943789

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://youtu.be/CvlU-Yqf-EM Here we go the JNU gang have started hollering!! Wait for the liberandus to pick it up and start a chain reaction Hope this is nipped in the bud and they don't start a public revolt and add the COIVD-19 Crisis!! God save the country if that happens. Anyone starting rumo...
by kit
25 Mar 2020 14:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2635
Views: 613713

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Cain Marko wrote:Why not just lease them. Probly cheaper as a short term purchase.


buy three , lease another 3 "free" :mrgreen: :((
by kit
25 Mar 2020 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

From the nation's pov, what is the end game then? If there is no cure or vaccine forthcoming in the next few months, social distancing will only delay the inevitable. It is not practical to extend national curfew beyond a few weeks at best. What happens after it is lifted ? COVID goes on another me...
by kit
24 Mar 2020 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 202906

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

As early as 2017, work was happening on auto-landing based on navigational aids and AI based vision. They must have progressed a lot from there. Flying from point A to point B over a list of waypoints is routinely done by all airliners from 80s. Tejas can definitely do that. Approach and landing is...
by kit
23 Mar 2020 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3980
Views: 614284

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

This is probably a good time to go shopping for foreign technology companies, what about aircraft engine manufacturers ?
by kit
23 Mar 2020 17:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4203
Views: 880845

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://www.janes.com/article/95029/china-s-latest-haiyi-underwater-gliders-complete-indian-ocean-deployment Upgraded Haiyi (Sea Wing) underwater gliders deployed from a Chinese government scientific research vessel on 11 December 2019 have successfully conducted an underwater survey expedition in ...
by kit
23 Mar 2020 00:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 942745

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

I think ACM is clear he wants a weapons edge not parity. The Amraam vs R 77 is close parity vs Rafale with Metoer gives weapons edge. I hope we move towards air dominance, as PAF is a key guarantor for Paki Jihadi s . thats right , against the pakis India will have overwhelming conventional and nuc...
by kit
23 Mar 2020 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 942745

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

If we deploy S-400 in say Pathankot. S-400 range is according to internet sources up to 400km. Distance from Pathankot to Sargodha is 280 km. Does this mean we can shut down the airspace to PAF between Pathankot and Sargodha? Naliya to Karachi is 260 km. Could S-400 in Naliya shut down the airspace...
by kit
22 Mar 2020 22:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4195
Views: 744188

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/632952-kp-reports-pakistans-fourth-coronavirus-death-nationwide-tally-of-confirmed-cases-at-644 Corona is exploding Pakistan would normally for H&D reasons try to show less cases then India but in this case it is striving to show more and more numbers with the ...
by kit
22 Mar 2020 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 202906

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Article from Euresian Times So its literally an unmanned aircraft as well ? , so then why not spinoff a UCAV version as a wingman for high risk assault breaker ? at least IDRW spun off an article on it :shock: http://idrw.org/india-to-experiment-with-ai-based-unmanned-lca-tejas-concept/#more-223489...
by kit
22 Mar 2020 02:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 202906

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Article from Euresian Times Tejas Mark II To Replace Mirage 2000s With Capability To Deep-Strike Into Enemy Territory? | EurAsian Times: Latest Asian, Middle-East, EurAsian, Indian News The aircraft will be designed to have network-centric warfare capacity and will be equipped with artificial intel...
by kit
21 Mar 2020 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Meanwhile beebeecee is asking why India is testing so "little" for corona virus :P
by kit
21 Mar 2020 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

ricky_v wrote:the legion of the 50 cents


please post your source link, thanks
by kit
20 Mar 2020 17:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Maybe the "Herd Immunization" people in the UK and US are right. Maybe there is is no way to wall off this disease any more than we could for the flu. Even Cheen, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore who flattened the curve and got through first wave of the pandemic are at increas...
by kit
20 Mar 2020 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

And this is from MP, scenes about an hour or so ago: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETi5ySWUwAAyI2i?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETi5ySWUwAAyI2i?format=jpg&name=medium BJP party workers thronging together, nobody from senior/local leadership stopping or dispersing them, d...
by kit
20 Mar 2020 16:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am sorry to say this but GOI's laissez faire towards a stupid and selfish population and not invoking harsh penalties + the ICMR's insistence that only folks who have direct contact with foreign travelers need be tested have set us up for a very high risk situation. People are breaking the quaran...
by kit
20 Mar 2020 14:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Also depends on how much testing we are doing daily !!?!
by kit
20 Mar 2020 05:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1537
Views: 244751

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Battery is the new thing. With an oilprice of 45 dollar barrel, Battery operated vehicles cost half the price to operate. Soon battery will also match the combustion engine cars. It is all a matter of time. India needs to get rid of the fuel import problem. You seem to make the most innumerate (mat...
by kit
19 Mar 2020 13:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943789

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

How can others help, any ideas ? Mass petitions ? Tweets ?
by kit
19 Mar 2020 05:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161132

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Sharing a set of hypothesis/ perspectives on how the world may get shaped post the Chinese Virus recession/ deleveraging and how we need to respond, . Nation states / alliances will become much more nationalistic / fascist, akin to post 1920s depression: With major economic fallout, populist, prote...
by kit
19 Mar 2020 05:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1537
Views: 244751

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Prem wrote:Crude oil is 22 $ a Barrel Today.



whatever that comes down has to ...
by kit
19 Mar 2020 05:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1537
Views: 244751

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Kati wrote:Bharat is stockpiling strategic petro reserve.... Very good move.
Saudi and Abu Dhabi are too willing to store their oil on Bharat soil.


i think the full stock pile is for 45 days ?
by kit
18 Mar 2020 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236996

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

coals to newcastle !.. i like that, hope they get the royalties as well
by kit
18 Mar 2020 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4150
Views: 706510

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

One would think smaller , meaner, nimbler forces are better in the new age warfare., but then isnt the IA being re orgnized along these lines ?
by kit
18 Mar 2020 19:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4150
Views: 706510

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian Army now world’s largest ground force as China halves strength on modernisation push New Delhi: With approximately 1.4 million personnel, the Indian Army has become the world’s largest ground force, pulling ahead of China, which cut down its strength by half and is instead focusing on its na...
by kit
17 Mar 2020 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2635
Views: 613713

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Subsonic anti-ship missiles today have to strike a target with at least 3 to 4 hits to cripple or sink a DDG.Years ago USN intel concluded that it would take a min. of 3 missiles to sink a Kashin/ Rajput class DDG. However,we are today on the age of BMos/ Yakhont,M.3+ supersonic missiles which cann...
by kit
17 Mar 2020 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161132

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Since both us and uk failed to come to aid of any other country. and only India and china(to some extent) helping the small countries, is it time for the world organizations to be reformed? UK helping another country ? ..you have to be kidding !!.. it would be a miracle if they can help themselves !!
by kit
17 Mar 2020 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538929

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

who is that dumba$$ ? is he on twitter Akhilesh yadav iirc. To think that his dad was India's defence minister during the UPI term :shock: "He was schooled at the Military School in Dholpur, Rajasthan, then obtained his Bachelor's and master's degrees in Civil Environmental Engineering at JSS ...
by kit
17 Mar 2020 22:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

UK has decided it cannot stop or even manage, 80 % pop will be infected, all those frail people will just overwhelm the NHS emergencies, just a disaster unfolding., no one from top to bottom mgt has even a clue on how to deal with this So will Australia, NZ and Canada follow suit? God forbid ., UK ...
by kit
17 Mar 2020 22:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

syam wrote:Or they might have vaccine already. they can reveal it to the public in october or november. they can claim how their scientists had big breakthrough. nothing explains the carefree attitude both us and uk showing now.



no they dont have one
by kit
17 Mar 2020 22:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4511
Views: 332861

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Or they might have vaccine already. they can reveal it to the public in october or november. they can claim how their scientists had big breakthrough. nothing explains the carefree attitude both us and uk showing now. unsuprisingly it will be china who will come out with a mass produced vaccine, bu...
by kit
17 Mar 2020 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538929

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

Rakesh wrote:
V_Raman wrote:This is a dumb question - is Rafale a 2-pilot aircraft or single pilot?

Please watch this video from 1:11 onwards. It will answer your question...

who is that dumba$$ ? is he on twitter

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