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by kit
17 Jun 2019 02:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 272
Views: 20635

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

She was in Beejpur today, (Mukul Roy's area). Among other things, she openly invited all "Bokhatay Chhele" (Bengali term for wayward youth, usually unemployed, and could be found at roadside Pan/Bidi/tea stalls, who while away their time ogling women) to join the party for an employment g...
by kit
16 Jun 2019 14:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295188

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I am sure UK is fanning the flames in HK from the shadows. they lost a crown jewel in 1999. with the venomous snakes they are...it's quite possible. They wont mind being the European pakistan for america..heck..they''ll be pakistan of europe soon or will it be some other place.... that could happen...
by kit
16 Jun 2019 02:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1298
Views: 155212

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

I do not know the extent of the F35 s networking but it seems like it is one of the keys of the US militarys ability to create a real time world wide threat perception. In some way the S400 doesnt seem to agree with it .. I also have a hunch that Turkey does not want the US to have that level of pen...
by kit
14 Jun 2019 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446946

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

yeah but everyone other than Jio is hovering on edges of bankruptcy and our data rate/GB is the lowest in world. preferably people want it all free. who is going to foot the bill? Singha ji .. a plain simile would be the expressway replacing old roads now I am sure every knows what difference it ma...
by kit
14 Jun 2019 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446946

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

the current situation is even 3G is iffy in middle of blr. periods of network outage also not unknown. can we get our 3G and 4G to singapore cast iron stds nationwide first. there is no urgent need for 5G in india when most of the country lacks even 3G. 3G is fine for playing songs, reading. That i...
by kit
13 Jun 2019 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 139
Views: 42536

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

I wont be surprised if jihadi didi is found to be a rank amateur compared to stalin in recruiting the urban terrorists
by kit
12 Jun 2019 11:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

This acquisition is pressure to get a toe into our networked air defence system which would include our buffet of other missiles, desi and firang.Frankly it is superflous when we already have a multi-layered cocktail from Akash, B-8ER, Prithvi AD and the S-400s.Just one system "protecting"...
by kit
12 Jun 2019 04:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30740

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

zakir naik as a good muslim has been given shelter in malaysia. they have refused to extradite him. india is trying to get a interpol red corner notice on him. india should not take it lightly , these preachers who run and hide in saudi and malaysia after stirring the pot here. there must be seriou...
by kit
12 Jun 2019 04:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 139
Views: 42536

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/did-handlers-use-peer-to-peer-software-to-contact-pulwama-bomber/articleshow/68040176.cms an article on the use of peer to peer software service YSMS in the Pulwama Attack by terrorists. do read in full excerpts Security forces and intelligence agencies in ...
by kit
12 Jun 2019 03:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

NASAMS-2 gives us a good look into AMRAAM. Apart from that, there is one intriguing bit of info I found in the description by some senior dude as usual not authorized to speak to media but yacking. "It can even fire around buildings". So..has NASAMS-2 been tested/certified in an urban env...
by kit
10 Jun 2019 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I'm posting content from my Tweets on NASAM-2 purchase. It baffles me, to say the least. Link to Tweet (it has pictures as well): https://twitter.com/KesariDhwaj/status/1138105674779389952 (1) Thoughts on NASAM missile system is this thread: NASAM initially stood for Norwegian Advanced Surface to A...
by kit
05 Jun 2019 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3832
Views: 692510

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

That is a gorgeous bird. Well done to them for reverse engineering or whatever they did. They now own a platform. A decent sized story that has increased their confidence enough to build a C17 IL76 hybrid. We will need to head down to the path ourself now that MRTA had failed with Russians We flew ...
by kit
05 Jun 2019 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Aditya_V wrote:Now the question about the other aspect of this, how do we defend our Phalcons and Netra, Russians have claimed that the r-73 can intercept early gen Amraam and AIM 154 Pheonix, Hopefully, we can use AAM's to coutnern any incoming missiles towards our AWACS.


Well good luck with that !
by kit
05 Jun 2019 00:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3832
Views: 692510

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://www.janes.com/article/89036/jordan-puts-chinese-uavs-on-sale The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has put its Chinese-made armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) up for sale, indicating its disappointment with their performance. the RJAF said it was looking to sell six CH-4B UAVs, a type mad...
by kit
04 Jun 2019 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327477

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

British can't even send their trawlers to Spain while North Sea is crawling with Spanish trawlers. Let's leave it at that. :mrgreen: its getting worse boss !! The once mighty RN is almos t a shadow of its former self. Its just hiding with niche capabilities and no real depth of force projection.The...
by kit
04 Jun 2019 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327477

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Interview with Adm Sunil Lamba - Scorpene going well - Have submitted IAC2 plan to MoD. (~11:00) - LoA received for naval helo. (~13:00) - AoN received for NUH (~13:00) - Larger numbers of sailors volunteering from Tier-2/3 cities. Online test (~14:00) - After Pulwama, forward deployed some units i...
by kit
04 Jun 2019 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 207505

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

Rumor that India have sweatened the deal with financing plus barter . What's the story on the engine and any of the imported avionics/EW? Can we re-export? i would say ., it will be very interesting to see the American reaction when it comes to that :twisted: they are quite mercantile just like che...
by kit
04 Jun 2019 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295188

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Gautam, Very good synopsis of German status in Europe. Seeing all that why does DT want Germany to spend more on military? DT wants Germany to buy to more US arms and not spend on building up a european MI complex as it is doing now.. he will shut up as soon as a few contracts come up :(( .. he is ...
by kit
04 Jun 2019 22:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 416083

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Is it possible from Radar signature to differentiate between Regular Su-30MKI and Brahmosized Su-30MKI based on radars at the disposal of both western and eastern front adversaries i think quite a few have RCI reduction features ; bottom line its not advertised and no one is going to know..lets lea...
by kit
04 Jun 2019 05:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92628

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Watching the interview above, I am beginning to think that Tharoor is sabotaging Rahul Gandhi. His defense for Rahul are very weak and he seems to be actively colluding with Thapar that Rahul is no good. Tharoor is trying to finagle himself into being made Leader of Opposition. Watch @25:45 That's ...
by kit
03 Jun 2019 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 416083

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

so then what will the even more specilaised Rafales do ? .. in addtion to these specialised Su 30 s they are also nuclear capable ..that combo is an overwhelming force ..esp with the nuke tipped Brahmos.. dont think even uncle has deployed such a combo in South Asia
by kit
03 Jun 2019 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295188

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I think it's better to be careful when America calls another country great "ally" bff etc .. its actually a threat that you do as we say or you lose bff status !! The dirty little secret is that the US provides security because it knows the racist Europeans would revert facist ideologies ...
by kit
03 Jun 2019 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295188

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The US has put restrictions on sale to China - at some point of time or other - on semi conductor plants, sale of electronic components and now android (google) OS and apps. We are in line and our turn for all these embargoes will come too if our companies become competitive enough. and how many pe...
by kit
03 Jun 2019 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92628

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Bhell ... The more time goes by the more Behenji starts to look like a RSS ajint. https://twitter.com/BTVI/status/1135467182563909633 BTVI Live Verified account @BTVI Just In: Post Loss In Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party & BSP Part Ways @Mayawati Tells Her Party MPs That Now BSP Would Go Solo In...
by kit
03 Jun 2019 04:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295188

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I think it's better to be careful when America calls another country great "ally" bff etc .. its actually a threat that you do as we say or you lose bff status !!
by kit
03 Jun 2019 04:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295188

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The Germans did put the matter succinctly, it's not just the Huwaei backdoor but the NSA does it too via proprietary American hardware. It's just a matter of choosing which trapdoors you are going to let in. So much for "security " :((
by kit
02 Jun 2019 17:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 207505

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

Yes Kartik, but the article you posted mention LCAs a hundred times and have me thinking that they have all but decided on the LCA. How can we not be excited? I'm willing to drink a gallon of palm oil if it helps. They’re calling the contest for a LCA class or Light Combat Aircraft, which doesn’t r...
by kit
01 Jun 2019 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 97
Views: 10260

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

A war with Iran would be the mother of all quagmires - Washington Post Hmm...Realists may think that might is right, but war is an outdated mode of solving disputes in today's changing world.[/quote] the Mil Ind complex thinks otherwise. Besides when was a war fought with reason? America likes to f...
by kit
01 Jun 2019 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 97
Views: 10260

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

Might be useful to track the locations of American aircraft carrier groups and the command ships .. this could indicate the uptick towards an actual conflict

https://news.usni.org/category/fleet-tracker
by kit
01 Jun 2019 13:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92628

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Modi has declared a target to provide piped water to each home by 2024. This is massive, social impact of it is unmeasurable, beyond comparison. Even if modi achieves partial success he will come back with even bigger mandate in 2024. The man has really his eyes and ears on the common man right in ...
by kit
01 Jun 2019 03:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 207505

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

I would advise people to take this Malaysian contest a little lightly for now. this Malaysian order is some way off from going to the next stage, given that their govt. has not even "approved" the Light Fighter program, far from allocating any budget to it. There is NO money to buy new Li...
by kit
31 May 2019 19:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 555646

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A_Gupta wrote:^^^ "GDP at Current Prices for the year 2018-19 is estimated at 190.10 lakh crore".

This makes the Indian economy at today's exchange rate in current USD = $2.73 trillion dollars.


still below GB and France
by kit
30 May 2019 03:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92628

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

One more "result" of 2019 General Election... https://swarajyamag.com/insta/robert-vadra-claims-having-developed-tumour-in-intestine-asks-court-to-be-allowed-to-fly-to-london-for-treatment During a hearing before a special CBI court in Delhi today ( 29 May), Robert Vadra claimed that he n...
by kit
29 May 2019 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92628

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

I guess this thread needs to be renamed 2024 general elections :D
by kit
29 May 2019 20:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Karan M wrote:Use missile radar for lock you mean, yes. Cue it by IRST.


aha .. use the sniper pods given by uncle to fight the taliban air farce !!
by kit
29 May 2019 18:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Read Vishnu's article. There is a bit of unnecessary sensationalism for sure. And yes, Pakis will take that article and make merry. It could very well be the other way around. The F16 drivers knew they had no shot by launching the BVRs at their max range. It was their defensive ploy. Any how, the m...
by kit
28 May 2019 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292117

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

nits wrote:
Karan M wrote:https://english.jagran.com/india/drdo-successfully-test-fires-akash1s-surfacetoair-missile-10000559




It looks as a response to Pak Missile (1500Km) test conducted on Election Counting day


dont think akash has ABM capability
by kit
27 May 2019 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Oil; US and Saudi .The CAATSA is no longer an oxymoron
Replies: 5
Views: 1296

Oil; US and Saudi .The CAATSA is no longer an oxymoron

The Americans and Saudi are at it again., as oil prices go up and the cartel makes no decision to increase production., Iran is the convenient scapegoat, Saudi keeps on buying billions worth of weapons as a quid pro quo. Higher prices of oil and increased sales of weapons help the US The US is solel...

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