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by kit
17 Oct 2018 16:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 81198

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

How Chinese intelligence operates https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/sting-operation-lifts-lid-chinese-espionage The case was unprecedented: On Oct. 10, Belgium extradited a Chinese intelligence officer to the United States after an Ohio court had indicted the operative on charges of "econo...
by kit
17 Oct 2018 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 14285

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

How Chinese intelligence operates https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/sting-operation-lifts-lid-chinese-espionage The case was unprecedented: On Oct. 10, Belgium extradited a Chinese intelligence officer to the United States after an Ohio court had indicted the operative on charges of "econo...
by kit
14 Oct 2018 12:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4599
Views: 572116

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Amass a 1000 artillery guns on the paki border and let them loose at any terrorist ..or better to use specialised ones to burrow tunnels :((
by kit
10 Oct 2018 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4002
Views: 313500

Re: Internal Security Watch

Suspected spy for Pakistan's ISI arrested at BrahMos unit in Nagpur; accused charged for allegedly leaking missile secrets Suspected spy for Pakistan's ISI arrested at BrahMos unit in Nagpur; accused charged for allegedly leaking missile secrets India FP Staff Oct 08, 2018. Teams of the Uttar Prade...
by kit
09 Oct 2018 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4718
Views: 879266

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

abhik wrote:Yes, a true League of Nations SAM inventory :x


just to make things interesting for any enemy SEAD :mrgreen:
by kit
09 Oct 2018 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4718
Views: 879266

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Kashi wrote:Biggest ever deal? Is it bigger than the Chinese acquisition?


as with all Indo Russian arms deals, only some details are public, the S400 looks like a juicy red balloon to mask a bunch of contracts and subcontracts
by kit
09 Oct 2018 23:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4718
Views: 879266

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

mody wrote:News report claiming leak of Brahmos capability by DRDO employee to paki agents. Don't know how serious it is.


If the Indian intelligence has not gamed this earlier, they have only themselves to blame. It was just a matter of time
by kit
05 Oct 2018 01:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 485
Views: 36453

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

why is America not so concerned about other non S 400 military deals?
by kit
05 Oct 2018 01:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4718
Views: 879266

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

ramana wrote:S-400 is not just range but capability.
IAF does need the capability for defending certain airbases.
No more discussion.

Are we in the mode to critique every decision whether we have information or not?


and that does seem like a knee-jerk reaction for some :mrgreen: .. no thinking required :((
by kit
05 Oct 2018 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2850
Views: 471597

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China Is Developing Space Lasers To Detect Submarines 1,640 Feet Underwater Typical Star Wars type solutions and hype. How will the Laser work on bad weather day? And if this thing works why fire it from a satellite? why not from a ship? The US has already deployed space based laser communications ...
by kit
28 Sep 2018 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 511
Views: 81293

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://navaltoday.com/2018/09/14/south-korea-launches-its-first-mid-class-submarine/ Featuring a length of 83.3 meters and a width of 9.6 meters, the new diesel-electric air-independent propulsion submarine can accommodate 50 people. The boats are also fitted with vertical launch tubes capable of ...
by kit
28 Sep 2018 01:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3294
Views: 307664

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

chetak, What got me mad was to find that HAL had the 5/year mfg line for Tejas! And later added 3/yr. With 5/year even 100 aircraft would take 20 years. The 20+20 would have taken 8 years to make. What were they thinking? And then the second green field line was added. wasn't that the reason the se...
by kit
26 Sep 2018 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1607
Views: 134748

Re: Understanding the US- Again

ramana wrote:I think US should go ahead.
It ends the frenemy phase.


better that way , the earlier that happens
by kit
23 Sep 2018 21:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4718
Views: 879266

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

And where will we source that DU from? From neighbourhood chaiwala? for one thing use of depleted uranium rounds is extremely irresponsible., its irradiating a large part of land inhospitable for centuries. granted it is far dense than a tungsten round but its a definite no in a humanitarian sense
by kit
15 Sep 2018 02:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2617
Views: 525285

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

enaiel wrote:Does anyone know when HAL actually received the funds for the second line? I'm guessing it was sometime in 2017.
Also, we might see a delay in getting SP-21 because FOC SoP is not frozen yet.


looks like without another line the numbers will never be in time :x
by kit
13 Sep 2018 02:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2189
Views: 341192

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Does India have shale oil deposits ? ..At this rate where oil prices go north maybe it will become feasible at some point !! "even though India is lagging behind the major oil producers when it comes to conventional oil reserves, it has a huge potential in shale oil. A few years ago, the ONGC, ...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 21:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1419
Views: 197849

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

Some sound advice. {From a very dishonest person. Btw, Philip saar, I don't mean it for you but the great and all knowing Mahatma Guruswamy} It is fine for retd. service officers to voice their opinion ,but serving officers are better advised to let the politicos slug it out,or they run the risk of...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1269
Views: 183834

Re: Analyzing CPEC

the "president" could have a received a few millions for selling his country .. much like the Maldivian "president" who is so scared that anyone might find out that he is trying to control everything around him
by kit
12 Sep 2018 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1269
Views: 183834

Re: Analyzing CPEC

This is just a heads up. Xposted from the OBOR thread. The hans strike again. :mrgreen: China to take over Zambia’s state power company over unpaid debt, report claims September 9, 2018 China to take over Zambia’s state power company over unpaid debt, report claims Secret talks are underway for Chi...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 20:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2617
Views: 525285

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

From the horse's mouth: IAF is investing heavily in Tejas, looking at 12 squadrons of Tejas Mark-2 after first 123 Mark-1A jets," Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa said. http://defencebuzz.org/2018/09/rafale-and-s-400-purchase-will-be-critical-to-plug-gaps-in-indian-air-defence-capabilities-air-force-c...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 15:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2617
Views: 525285

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

Rafale first flight : 1986 First induction: 2001. 15 years. LCa First flight: 2001 First Induction: 2016, let do 2017. 16 years This is a good comparison as Rafale would not had everything done on day 1. Let me take this occasion to congratulate a bunch of people who started with a piece of paper, ...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 04:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11976

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

I raised the question because we tend to get into science fiction about the communication capabilities, based on the 'possibilities', not realities. Here are the 'realities' Kattabomman is an ELF Transmitter. The ELF have very low bandwidth. Its primary role is to go underwater, where the higher fr...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 04:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3029
Views: 336356

Re: Indus Water Treaty

abhijitm wrote:^^ payroll is not included in pak defense budget. It is over and above.


well and good ., that sum will definitely be mind-boggling to the average abdul ..but then why is the fauji army so scared of its little country ?!
by kit
12 Sep 2018 04:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3029
Views: 336356

Re: Indus Water Treaty

In first contact with Imran govt, India, Pak to discuss Indus waters - Sachin Parashar, ToI India will have its first official engagement with the Imran Khan government in Pakistan with a team of officials travelling to Islamabad this week for a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission. While Indi...
by kit
12 Sep 2018 01:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2617
Views: 525285

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

Does someone remember how Moog's actuators held up the Tejas development due to US sanctions? Now this " Vaidya informs us that Godrej Aerospace has successfully developed actuators for the Tejas fighter, a high-tech component that has been sourced so far from US company, Moog. No more than 73 ...
by kit
11 Sep 2018 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3023
Views: 552111

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

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1037555414085316609 What is the purpose of putting such exhibitions? just make the stuff and stick to the launch date. These technology demonstrators, integrated systems, successfully tested XYZ are of no use. Just make and stick to the date . Otherwise it is al...
by kit
11 Sep 2018 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151010

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Pakistan Is Infested With ( Onlee ) 54 Foreign Intelligence Agencies :eek: 54 foreign intelligence agencies active in Pakistan to destabilise the country: Report Sept 11, 2018 ISLAMABAD – Minister of Satate (sic) for Interior Shahryar Afridi on Tuesday revealed that around 54 foreign intelligence a...
by kit
11 Sep 2018 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151010

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Falijee wrote:Bearded Chacha-ji Nabbed For Dangerous Motor Cycle Speeding !

Senior citizen arrested for one-wheeling, racing in Gujranwala
Sept 10, 2018


:rotfl:
by kit
11 Sep 2018 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2617
Views: 525285

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

I had deployed my lungi, literally, yesterday and did a little jig when I saw this news!!! It’s an incredible moment for Indian aeronautical agencies!! Unfortunately, Singhaji is bang on the money with his point on the lack of refuelling assets! While the new 90T capacity MRTT would be great, but t...
by kit
10 Sep 2018 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2850
Views: 471597

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Lol...surrender and prepare to be assimilated :mrgreen:

The CPEC is very much the connection with the mothership :P
by kit
10 Sep 2018 04:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151010

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

The best way for India is "non interference" .. No trade ties till CPEC skirts jammu and Kashmir and all terror support is stopped..not in words but in deeds.. since that is not going to happen just sit out the "melo" Dramatics of Khan and the fauji company.
by kit
09 Sep 2018 15:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4718
Views: 879266

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

MIRV and ballistic launch are triggers and signals fir a nuclear conflict. These are subtle signals for shift feom conventional ro nuclear conflict so are not used. There have been cluster type munirions used to pepper a runway . Detection of a high tonnage ballistic missile launch all the more wit...
by kit
07 Sep 2018 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 937
Views: 115546

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

OBOR is a prestigious project for eleven. Expect the sleeper cells in Malaysia to be activated. Still I admire mahatir Mohammed's show of spine, though I didn't like him shaking hands with Indian terrorist Zakir. Eleven may ask Modi's help in ousting mahatir Mohammed. If Modi is wise, he should pre...
by kit
07 Sep 2018 01:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 14285

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Kati wrote:Can we have some discussion on the topic of Rabinder being dumped by see eye yeh?
(Assuming that the article states the facts.)
Did massa see him as a useless liability later? Or, did he feed garbage to massa?


He outlived his usefullness
by kit
07 Sep 2018 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 485
Views: 36453

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

some news portal are reporting that we have signed CASTAA, true? CAATSA is a US federal law i.e. enacted by the US Congress, to enforce sanctions against Russia. Nothing for India to sign. As far as India is concerned, we recognize only international law, and as such see the CAATSA as America's dom...
by kit
07 Sep 2018 00:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 485
Views: 36453

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Strongly feel GOI comes clean on the deals like CAATSA and COMCASA, if not it will definitely erode the Modi Governments credibility
by kit
06 Sep 2018 23:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11976

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

arshyam wrote:So if we needed the great khan to share intel about Chinese troop movement off our borders, then why TF do we have ISRO, NTRO, etc.? Shut the lot down, and use the money to eradicate poverty as outsiders kindly remind us after every sat launch.
.


food for thought !!!
by kit
06 Sep 2018 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3023
Views: 552111

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

What exactly does the hyperspectral satellite do ?? Is it some kind of early warning satellite for defence if so it should be in Geostationary orbit ? Instead of identifying a thing by shape, that requires optical resolution to gather enough pixels AND good contrast against background (at limits of...

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