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by kit
25 Jul 2021 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021
Replies: 191
Views: 57701

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021

Nice, The design certainly is interesting and is not just because of the potential to this specific craft. But because it showcases design capacity of the team L&T has put together. This ship has to be built. At the same time L&T also has to be funded to develop a domestic design to partici...
by kit
23 Jul 2021 04:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 801
Views: 161690

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

anupmisra wrote:Caption time.

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What's the donkey doing on a horse :mrgreen:
by kit
21 Jul 2021 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6312
Views: 1519090

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

$608.99 Billion! India's forex reserve is 5th largest in the world. The other four are China, Japan, Switzerland and Russia. https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/business/at-608-99-billion-indias-forex-5th-highest-in-world-285648 Not so big , with a country as big a economy as India would go northward...
by kit
21 Jul 2021 01:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1840
Views: 393990

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

AAMs for defence against planes/helicopters. Cannon against low value targets like pirates. All round ability. Probably wouldn't cost too much to provide basic level stuff. Particularly if used in SAR or insertion/retrieval of SF on enemy shore. It would be like using a sledge hammer for a small na...
by kit
20 Jul 2021 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 757
Views: 102171

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

twitter comment one wonders if shampooboy has had some tiny bits of his anatomy knocked off recently. This creep is turning out to be a woke gundu chaatukar and a liberandu jehadi apologist. the numbers too are in the commie approved ratio 59 years ago, this Hindu man built a mosque in Kerala funde...
by kit
20 Jul 2021 04:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)
Replies: 112
Views: 17711

Re: India’s Ocean Territories (Andaman Nicobar & Lakshadweep)

This is one catch. 3000 cr of drugs, 4 AK47 rifles and a 1000 rounds of ammunition were seized from Minicoy Island in Lakshadweep." 3000 cr worth of drugs, machine guns 1000 rounds of ammunition were seized by *Indian Forces* during an attempt to smuggle them into #Kerala. Did any media cover ...
by kit
19 Jul 2021 03:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1181
Views: 269422

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

U.S., Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan to form quad group to enhance regional connectivity - The Hindu Uncle Sam had then formed a "Quad" with India to counter China, Uncle Sam has now formed a "Quad" with Pakistan to counter Russia :lol: Since the announcement of the withdrawa...
by kit
19 Jul 2021 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

HDW-214 is really cutting tech. I have seen some videos. Germans have prototyped it. I think it could be a good investment to try and mature their tech. Plus it will give a better know how for building up to date tech. Relevant so posting verbatim., and this is not my original post so here it goes ...
by kit
18 Jul 2021 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4838
Views: 540437

Re: Deterrence

The challenge is how to convince PRC with its current mindset that such a CBM is in its interest. unless they convince the big Gorilla that is in their best interest as well :mrgreen: There is no way CBMs will work for nuclear weapons regionally or globally with the spread of hypersonic weapons., R...
by kit
18 Jul 2021 17:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5477
Views: 658321

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Thats SuSu upto his usual tricks ( i hope) , there will be no list
by kit
18 Jul 2021 13:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5477
Views: 658321

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chandrachud in line for CJI does not necessarily mean he would be CJI ? "The Constitution of India does not mention any procedure for appointing the CJI. ... Clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution says that every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President. Thus, in th...
by kit
18 Jul 2021 00:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021
Replies: 191
Views: 57701

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021

Prasad wrote:L&T unveiled a new 10-man midget submarine that might be useful for the MARCOS.
Is This The Indian Navy’s New Special Operations Midget Submarine?


Quite interesting, definitely a force multiplier for special operations
by kit
17 Jul 2021 03:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1078
Views: 128608

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Enough of talking to the goats. India should simply take back and immediately re occupy kachchativu island, we go in detail digging history of Aksai Hind when Galwan happened. Katchatheevu is our land, it belonged to last king of Ramanathapuram, but this simple fact dont resonate much in any place....
by kit
16 Jul 2021 03:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1960
Views: 427207

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

is it just me., or maybe the angle the pic was taken., the wing area looks a tad small compared to the fuselage ?... actually it reminds me of the Iranian "5th (6th?) gen fighter" :mrgreen:
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by kit
15 Jul 2021 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

And this fella HDW 214 https://www.thyssenkrupp-marinesystems.com/en/products-services/submarines/class-214 https://ucpcdn.thyssenkrupp.com/_media/eyJrZXkiOiJfbWVkaWEvVUNQdGh5c3NlbmtydXBwTWFyaW5lU3lzdGVtcy9lbi9wcm9kdWN0cy1zZXJ2aWNlcy9zdWJtYXJpbmVzLS9jbGFzcy0yMTQvc291cmNlLUhEVy1LbGFzc2UtMjEyQS0xXzctL...
by kit
15 Jul 2021 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

https://www.navyrecognition.com/index.php/news/defence-news/2020/september/9029-south-korea-develops-lithium-ion-battery-for-new-jang-bogo-iii-class-diesel-electric-powered-attack-submarine.html https://www.navyrecognition.com/images/stories/news/2020/September/South_Korea_develops_lithium-ion_batt...
by kit
15 Jul 2021 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

As i said IN is definitely NOT looking at Russian tech for its new line of subs https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/mdls-extended-underwater-tech-clause-to-oust-most-global-bidders/articleshow/84420583.cms Just a way of keeping out the Russians and bringing in western tech , likely HDW...
by kit
15 Jul 2021 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3570
Views: 717827

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Personally I think India should start to officially catalogue the wealth that was looted during the brit rule. All of it. Its for our future generations to know and understand what had happened, and in reality.
by kit
15 Jul 2021 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3570
Views: 717827

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Repatriations aside is there a comprehensive catalogue of all the loot the Brits stole from India ? .. our elucidate scholar gave a round about figure but i have a feeling the true figure is a magnitude higher
by kit
15 Jul 2021 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3570
Views: 717827

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

It's high time that we made our case for reparations too............ even though our case is different, we are still owed trillions by the britshits for theft of resources and genocide by racially induced famines Jamaican Government Wants Billions In Reparations From UK Over Slavery The UK formerly...
by kit
15 Jul 2021 02:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1181
Views: 269422

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

I. am interested in Turkey's objectives in the offensive., i think it will be limited to Kabul and also some areas where their factions operate., it is a good template for India to follow., not definitely a full-scale military involvement, but limited. The Taliban is likely to be stretched thin eve...
by kit
14 Jul 2021 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1181
Views: 269422

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

I. am interested in Turkey's objectives in the offensive., i think it will be limited to Kabul and also some areas where their factions operate., it is a good template for India to follow., not definitely a full-scale military involvement, but limited. The Taliban is likely to be stretched thin even...
by kit
14 Jul 2021 03:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4429
Views: 398467

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

and the Chinese are not building just carriers., in just an year they put out the equivalent of the whole british navy
by kit
14 Jul 2021 03:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4429
Views: 398467

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Y. Kanan wrote:
nachiket wrote:
I suppose we should be thankful the Chinese are such idiots, but unfortunately we're doing the same thing with our own naval buildup.


how ?
by kit
14 Jul 2021 02:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021
Replies: 191
Views: 57701

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 12 April 2021

I never give url of " Farce Magazine" but this is an exception: Informative article by - Prasoon Chor-gupta Rain of Deterrence: Construction in full swing for the naval base to house Indian Navy’s SSBNs and SSNs https://forceindia.net/cover-story/rain-of-deterrence/ interesting snippet &q...
by kit
14 Jul 2021 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1181
Views: 269422

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Afghanistan is best managed not by occupation but by creating significant resistance assymetric power groups who can "actively" manage whatever status quo the Taliban can manage., i would say it will be cheaper and also make it easier to support "terror" groups inside Pakistan as...
by kit
14 Jul 2021 01:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

There will be no summit unless some defense related item is finalized for import from Russia. There has to be Photo-Op of agreement being signed/exchanged. Right now there are major differences on the terms for a deal for the AK-203 which is a low-hanging fruit compared to the big ticket items.(Ka-...
by kit
14 Jul 2021 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4535
Views: 1396885

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

They are also tested rarely like, crystal maze, Harpoon or, Uran, Club all in our inventory. This is new enhancement so it will go thru more testing than user testing of existing weapon. I can’t speak for crystal maze but Harpoon, Uran and Klub all went thru tests when they were procured. Given the...
by kit
13 Jul 2021 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5318
Views: 1219533

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Out of curiosity., isnt the light helicopter on the negative import list ? or is that "emergency" as well
by kit
13 Jul 2021 16:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2265
Views: 332018

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Rakesh, the article that you have listed from print is exactly the reason why I used the phrase self fulfilling prophecy. Because the permission should be given only after the navy has a ship design ready and the concept of operations clear. The country NCA has understood it and has agreed. I under...
by kit
13 Jul 2021 04:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3926
Views: 854658

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

‘Super-Rafales’: Dassault Plans To Produce F5 Variant Of Rafale Jets Amid Rising Global Demand & Competition https://eurasiantimes.com/super-rafales-dassault-plans-to-produce-f5-variant-of-rafale-jets-amid-rising-global-demand-competition/ 26 June 2021 Good development, they seem to be committe...
by kit
13 Jul 2021 04:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4535
Views: 1396885

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

dinesha wrote:BrahMos missile fails during testfiring, falls shortly after takeoff
https://www.aninews.in/news/national/ge ... 712220530/


not a big deal
by kit
13 Jul 2021 04:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The Natasha Lobby is at play here. Just a couple of days back Russia again made a pitch for its Amur Submarine with promises of license for unlimited numbers, its AIP to be ready in "2 years" and its VLS capability. indeed, the Amur class has been in "development" since 2004 :mr...
by kit
13 Jul 2021 04:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1354
Views: 302977

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

I think there were early reports that IN is *definitely* not looking at Russian tech for the P75i ., Natashas can remain where they are.
by kit
11 Jul 2021 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2265
Views: 332018

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

See how the newer gen carriers are a different beast

by kit
11 Jul 2021 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5477
Views: 658321

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Indeed, playing the long game means everyone is in the know of what is really going on., avoid all sorts of knee jerk reactions.
by kit
10 Jul 2021 21:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2265
Views: 332018

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

We have now to start thinking about the role the ship is expected to meet. Then arrive at the size of the ship. Is there any concrete evidence that the Naval analysis, and requirements process was not doing this all along? It would be extremely strange, and unprofessional, for them to start with a ...

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