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by kit
19 Mar 2019 01:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1195
Views: 231302

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Actually the way I see it is nothing really has changed from our non-alignment policy. We are working towards self reliance in a number of areas, while at the same time partnering with many nations, including the United States. In the past decade itself, we have received the following platforms (no...
by kit
18 Mar 2019 00:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 308067

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

This seems to be our procurement process in a nutshell at times. CIA's guidelines for bureaucratic sabotage. The worst part is that our officialdom, whether they are bureaucrats or psu employees or even the lowly clerks, have actually internalized these traits and that too without even being on CIA...
by kit
17 Mar 2019 01:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 475
Views: 123711

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018



Just waiting to see when MBDA offers "full TOT" and integration for the Meteor on the LCA :mrgreen:
by kit
16 Mar 2019 18:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 51465

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

OPINION | How good is Tejas? ... Tejas is likely to be further developed in the future, and to be upgraded with such developments as Direct Voice Control (through verbal signals to the sensors), an engine thrust vectoring nozzle (for greater agility in flight as well as for better runway performanc...
by kit
14 Mar 2019 04:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388197

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

China blocks Indian bid again Masood Azhar as global terrorist: China blocks bid at U.N., yet again https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/masood-azhar-as-global-terrorist-china-blocks-bid-at-un-yet-again/article26525313.ece?homepage=true In yet another setback to India’s bid to designate Pakistan-...
by kit
09 Mar 2019 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1195
Views: 231302

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

This is a big relief. Never get into any military alliance with any nation, especially the US. Work with all, but no alliances please. US Commander Hints That Quad Grouping With India, Japan and Australia May be Shelved https://www.news18.com/news/world/us-commander-hints-that-quad-grouping-with-in...
by kit
08 Mar 2019 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3632
Views: 621191

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Austin wrote:IF Chinese are spying so much on US , How much will they be spying on EU and UK

i personally dont care ; the us and russia stole the whole lot from the germans ; japan copied a whole bunch from the americans but decided to be subordinate to them, China did not
by kit
08 Mar 2019 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1508
Views: 186904

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

Description of the engagement. https://www.livefistdefence.com/2019/03/tally-and-locked-abhinandans-last-radio-call-before-he-fired-f-16-kill-shot.html If Indian PM had given a free hand to our armed forces not sure what prevented Su30 MKIs to take down few PAF F-16s after all those hot and cold mi...
by kit
07 Mar 2019 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3632
Views: 621191

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

FBI boss: Never mind Russia and social media, China ransacks US biz for blueprints, secrets at 'surprisingly' huge scale 'Espionage and criminal investigations ... almost all of which lead back to Beijing' Speaking at the RSA Conference in San Francisco this morning, Wray said the scale of Beijing'...
by kit
06 Mar 2019 14:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 308067

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

Another example of the great service being done by the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress Party! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D08JmwcWsAMSHWf.jpg ok, that's interesting; even a school kid knows the shortage of fighter planes in IAF inventory and an increasingly hostile 2 front situation; how does HE propose ...
by kit
02 Mar 2019 02:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 914
Views: 123645

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

RR is back at it again bedding chinis. This time with a plant in Cheen for the CR929 and the A330neo. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-27/rolls-royce-said-to-offer-china-engine-plant-to-win-deal-on-jet Rolls-Royce Offers China Engine Plant to Win Deal on Jet Bloomberg News Feb.27 201...
by kit
02 Mar 2019 02:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pro-Terrorist Articles and Authors
Replies: 32
Views: 3579

Re: Pro-Terrorist Articles and Authors

Timely thread, i think as the election approaches the rodents and all the low life will come up the woodworks.
by kit
28 Feb 2019 19:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3805
Views: 391759

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The Americans sold them the AIM 120 for the fight against Taliban :evil:
by kit
28 Feb 2019 00:49
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125371

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

They tried to hit brigade HQ and an ammo dump. This was an act of war. The retaliation must be swift and severe. TSP common and communication facilities must be destroyed at once followed by an air, ground and sea assault. http://www.indiandefencereview.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Pakistan_defen...
by kit
26 Feb 2019 13:27
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125371

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

rkhanna wrote:Meanwhile not a single peep from fair weather friend



:rotfl: :mrgreen:
by kit
26 Feb 2019 12:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125371

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Kakarat wrote:Modi and NS has not even put up a small tweed on this
Is there something more to it?


i think Namo is not yet done with pakistan :mrgreen:
by kit
26 Feb 2019 12:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125371

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Guys i think a ground assault is also under way ?!!
by kit
25 Feb 2019 03:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4627
Views: 814284

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1099523796900298752 ---> Major military industrial complexes across the world have become very concerned after realizing that the Tejas program is being expanded. They know that not only is the Indian gravy train going to end, but a new competitor will emerge htt...
by kit
25 Feb 2019 03:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4627
Views: 814284

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

I do.. but this is way too much safety-critical and advanced precision engineering that we must master. It can't be done by lethargic entities.. it is like ISRO mission complexity times raised to the power of the same complexity. Yes, production engineering we have to giddy up! Boss , India is a co...
by kit
23 Feb 2019 03:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3302
Views: 409362

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

The F-35 is far too expensive for most nations and those outside the NATO bloc will never get yheir hands on one even if they havd the moolah. Count the number of customers the F-35 has currently secured in North America, Europe and Asia. A vast portion of the ME market, barring Israel and Turkey, ...
by kit
20 Feb 2019 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 919
Views: 106743

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

why dont they bring in the F35 in its beast mode as a contender .. for sure THAT would make a difference instead of a souped up F16 ... Old colonial mentality perhaps ??
by kit
20 Feb 2019 13:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 208300

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

Yes Neshant, I'm not sure the model reflects the right canard position. The play area seems tight but then I have no idea how many degrees it needs to turn. Wait for the expert brigade to arrive here. :) (Looks a bit Gripenish on the wing tips) :mrgreen: I'm sure some heated exchange will be there ...
by kit
20 Feb 2019 05:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155590

Re: Pulwama Attack

This is something we all can participate in. It's easy to boycott paki goods. There are easy alternatives, a little bit harder for Chinese goods as they are so common particularly in the west. Did not know that Shan masala was Paki origin. Boycotting Pakistani goods is actually hard, because they d...
by kit
17 Feb 2019 14:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155590

Re: Pulwama Attack

something not expected along the lines of "surgical strikes" is going to happen and it will hurt them at the right places., So guys we are better off to discuss what will hurt them most instead of the nitty-gritty of what the Indian military can do :twisted:
by kit
16 Feb 2019 22:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155590

Re: Pulwama Attack

Why not selectively use this opportunity to increase the customs duty of at least 100 Chinese items to 200 percent using the same logic..since they don't support us they are against us ..this needs to happen .. Pakistan = China proxy .
by kit
16 Feb 2019 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 123
Views: 36281

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

^^^^ We know that in the last four and half years Pappu vanished from Bharat three times after regional / local election drubbings. It was rumored that he went to a particular western country to attend private "leadership courses" under the watch of special parties who wanted to make sure...
by kit
11 Feb 2019 15:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3302
Views: 409362

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Slight OT, but okay UK to invite India to co-develop 6th-Gen Fighter Aircraft 'Tempest' http://www.defencenews.in/article.aspx?id=582996 That would be worthy of a new topic of discussion! AMCA must come through , and there is a lot of momentum going on with the Tejas 1 1a and 2 .Can india afford to...
by kit
11 Feb 2019 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2503
Views: 238518

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The US is in an interesting bind in A'stan. If they don't bring the Pakis in again, the other players are (sorry India is not going to get militarily involved*): Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and ****tra la la!****** IRAN! *: DT's frustration with Indian refusal to take the Afghan hot pota...
by kit
10 Feb 2019 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 321
Views: 69633

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

On google earth image 1 can see -1 nuke sub under construction, there are some more covered docks where we dont know what being constructed. - 2 Nuke subs, 1 INS Chakra and 1 INS Arihant class side by side each other - 2 Kilos in harbour plus 1 Kilo in dry dock what don't know , are there any subs ...
by kit
07 Feb 2019 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1195
Views: 231302

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Kalyani Group have completed the acquisition of a BAE Systems facility in Barrow-in-Furness, UK, which is a submarine and artillery plant. :shock: ???? really ?? DDM ?

https://twitter.com/ArpanSantra6

http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/
by kit
07 Feb 2019 04:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3632
Views: 621191

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I missed that, Did he call out the stealth capabilities of the a/c ? Dhanoa Sir shamed the J-20 quite badly. Do not tell the American apologists on BRF about it though ;) It is all about the Chinese invasion! IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs can detect and track Chinese Chengdu J-20 stealth fighters https:/...
by kit
06 Feb 2019 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3632
Views: 621191

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I suppose the Chinese would kindly "let" the pakis pay for the carrier being stationed in gwadar most probably maintained by Chinese :mrgreen: ..eat the cake and having it too !
by kit
04 Feb 2019 01:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4186
Views: 382726

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/modi-shah-trying-to-organise-coup-in-bengal-mamata/articleshow/67820465.cms CM of Bengal needs to be on Internal Security Watch. that heist was mamta banerji s money trail ., post demonetisation she had lost quite a few thousand crores.. now CBI is hot on h...
by kit
02 Feb 2019 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2082
Views: 308067

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

Suresh S wrote:This tamasha and constant lying by raul about rafale is a case of desperation. if Modiji comes back to power this year again some of their family members are going to jail, priyanka,s hubby is first in line.


he could go right away but it would be providing some ammo for the congress
by kit
02 Feb 2019 04:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 833414

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

HAL will likely be broken in to to leaner separate entities
by kit
30 Jan 2019 13:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388197

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

I do not think India has any other option than to develop its own 5g tech
. A few thousand crores spend here is worth it
by kit
25 Jan 2019 05:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 475
Views: 123711

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

It would be rather ideal to outfit a destroyer with a 100+ missiles but it would be an exortibant cost.. now if we can take out the active seeker in the SR SAM missile ( i think the most costly item in the missile) and put in a jam proof passive less expensive one ..that could be deployed in 100's ...
by kit
25 Jan 2019 04:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3648
Views: 695960

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

THE Microsat eerily is similar to Israels Ofeq!
by kit
25 Jan 2019 03:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 475
Views: 123711

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Even a 100km+ SAM would be a great capabklity.My concern is that our major surface combatants cannit carry large nos. of these LR SAMs.What is also needed is a short-to-med. range very effective anti- missile system for all classes of warships to replace Barak-1.These are needed to counter saturate...

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