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by pandyan
08 Jun 2019 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1693
Views: 363918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Philippines showed middle finger to us after GRSE won the bid. May be something similar would happen in this case. Philippines Navy Under a modernization program, the Philippines Navy sought to purchase two light frigates, each displacing 2,000 tonnes (2,000 long tons; 2,200 short tons), spanning 10...
by pandyan
08 Jun 2019 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 632975

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Hari Sir, How exactly does a wire strike protection system work? From filmi shoots, I thought main rotor or tail rotor were the ones to get entangled first. However, WSPS seems to protect against wire strikes near windshield. How effective is this? Looks like additional instruments are needed. http...
by pandyan
05 Jun 2019 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 632975

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Hari Sir, How exactly does a wire strike protection system work? From filmi shoots, I thought main rotor or tail rotor were the ones to get entangled first. However, WSPS seems to protect against wire strikes near windshield. How effective is this? Looks like additional instruments are needed. Resul...
by pandyan
19 May 2019 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2387
Views: 342875

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

x-post https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/second-hindu-temple-burglarized-1-day-after-15k-worth-of-jewelry-stolen/950439491 A group of bold thieves has struck again, stealing thousands of dollars in gold from a second metro Atlanta Hindu temple. Just a day after thousands of dollars in jewelry was sto...
by pandyan
19 May 2019 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2951
Views: 311042

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/second-hindu-temple-burglarized-1-day-after-15k-worth-of-jewelry-stolen/950439491 A group of bold thieves has struck again, stealing thousands of dollars in gold from a second metro Atlanta Hindu temple. Just a day after thousands of dollars in jewelry was stolen fr...
by pandyan
16 May 2019 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1362
Views: 335145

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://defence-blog.com/army/russia-looking-for-replacement-for-troubled-pantsir-air-defense-system.html Currently, attempts are being made to develop for Russian Air Force new advanced version, called the Pantsir-SM, with latest electronics, radar, and new missiles. A new project is being funded ...
by pandyan
21 Apr 2019 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 480555

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Don't want to sound melodramatic but curse of an innocent woman brings down empires. Whole epic of Silippadikaram is about how the sea rose up to fulfill Kannagi's curse on Madurai. To chide Sadvi Pragya is to deny our culture and heritage. +1. small correction saar...Kannagi's wrath/curse burnt ma...
by pandyan
18 Mar 2019 01:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 7033

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

Very sad to hear. He will be remembered forever for selfless service, for being a team builder and for getting results. May you attain moksha dear sir.
by pandyan
25 Feb 2019 01:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 632975

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^ in the same article Update @ 1.37pm: Five hours after Livefist’s report went up, HAL and Thales have just announced a contract with Thales to supply new rocket launchers for 18 Rudras and 15 Light Combat Helicopters. Statement out a short while ago: https://www.livefistdefence.com/wp-content/uploa...
by pandyan
24 Feb 2019 08:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 233
Views: 58625

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

Wonderful article IR and JayS.

Please extend the article or a followup to cover LCA Navy Mk2.

Interesting to see two different approaches in MK2 variants...canards and stabilators
by pandyan
14 Feb 2019 05:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1033
Views: 135553

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

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1095648013844992002 Mig 35 met all AQSR parameters If this is true, our procurement is a funny saga :D @DFI_Sancho Interesting by the fact that no Mig 35 was available by then (Mig 29 OVT and 29K did the trials), that neither the promised design changes, nor rada...
by pandyan
27 Jan 2019 17:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 177383

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

People who are dedicated to becoming can become temple priests irrespective of their background. Several mutts offer training and eventually depute them to manage temples. They also have rotation concept for new priests who go to established temples as assistant priests and gradually build experience.
by pandyan
27 Jan 2019 05:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 177383

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Ayyanar temples/Karuppanna swamy temples are taken care of by local priests. They have their own rituals.
by pandyan
30 Nov 2018 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1033
Views: 135553

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

This is what he actually posted. it doesnt look like he is encouraging others against goi https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/1068128325225377792 The US arms merchants are mulling moving US Congress to blacklist India because we had committed global tenders for weapons purchase but went for “govt to ...
by pandyan
24 Nov 2018 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 802
Views: 69610

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-missionar ... 15515.html


Bitter Truth 1 hr ago
Looks like the tribe takes their second amendment rights to bear arms and illegal entry and stay your ground laws very seriously.
by pandyan
01 Nov 2018 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3208
Views: 474294

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

Commies play funny tricks. they have cheap printing services for worldwide book publishers. China printed maps of india show entire j&k as a separate country. that's was that these cheap, slime balls commie government people do (people of china are good and mostly commoners like us)
by pandyan
13 Oct 2018 06:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2143
Views: 336566

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

Chetak, Thanks for the info. A document without it's author's name and other detail is of not much use. Please write a line or two about the doc and post the link also so people can find out info for themselves It is from this article https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/cover-story/story/20181008-th...
by pandyan
27 Jun 2018 15:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 874499

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

68m is with performance & logistics package?
by pandyan
02 May 2018 16:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698223

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I think Kalyani saar mentioned in interview that weight is the top improvement item customer had requested and he also mentioned that the next iteration coming out in july(?) would be lighter. I wonder if BF and Tata guns should have been two different versions(lighter vs heavier) instead of almost ...
by pandyan
18 Apr 2018 06:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2143
Views: 336566

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

Prem wrote:Katarina 's Cockpit
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Tablet showing route map is windows based :shock:
by pandyan
26 Feb 2018 04:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 818
Views: 80635

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

There is a new twist in tamil channels (puthiya thalaimurai or news7 don't recall) with promotion going now "was tamil loving pm of canada insulted in india".
by pandyan
10 Nov 2017 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 557834

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

I do believe this article - I do have independent confirmation. However, the IAF Plans Directorate wants imported fighters. They don't have any ulterior motives, just want "proven and tested stuff" advertised as by their sellers. And Tejas fares very bad in marketing, publicity & adve...
by pandyan
20 Oct 2017 00:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 604732

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

NRao wrote:Absence of Parrikar is causing this rudderless behavior.

He had a game plan. If he were around he could have at the very least pushed the deal. The chances were better with him around.

He should be consulted and nothing says he should be kept out...
by pandyan
19 Oct 2017 15:41
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 604732

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

An Indian F-16 Enterprise: Understanding the Strategic Opportunity for the Indian Air Force http://www.sldinfo.com/an-indian-f-16-enterprise-understanding-the-strategic-opportunity-for-the-indian-air-force/ Being part of a global F-16 force has many other advantages. There are many F-16 pilots worl...
by pandyan
12 Oct 2017 20:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 632975

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Only time i went in a helicopter was when we took a tour over Grand Canyon. It was not exactly a fun trip. When flying in the canyons, it was very bumpy/choppy ride with lot of vibration and noise. I am happy to say that I didn't throwup inside the chopper; only after i came out...ran straight to th...
by pandyan
11 Oct 2017 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 557834

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

And competition Shiv saar. Private monopoly would take the country for a ride.

Apparently tier 2/3 suppliers have better profit margins than tier 1 supplier in aero industry
by pandyan
07 Oct 2017 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2516
Views: 302029

Re: Military Flight Safety

per tv news, this kerosene was been unloaded by nets from the hovering chopper, when the net with the kerosine jerrycans snagged the tail rotor and this, among other things, caused the kerosene to light up and that fire then engulfed the chopper, killing all on board. Badly charred bodies could not...
by pandyan
23 Sep 2017 01:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 412131

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Could be tata's engine too..it is 2.2 lt as well with various states of tune. Interesting to see diesel engine for uav.
by pandyan
07 Sep 2017 20:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 604732

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

I think other companies are probably putting a number on how much employment they will generate, where and type of work etc. that's how they survive in their home countries and ensure one politician or group does not sabotage their plans. HAL needs to communicate plans along those aspects
by pandyan
02 Sep 2017 04:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1067548

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Look you and yours faced India down, when you are ostensibly at your strongest (PRC big economy, fancy toys, this that) & you blinked and walked away. That's that. Every year as we speak India's position vs PRC will improve, given current trajectory. You guys are like the naked king who constan...
by pandyan
29 Aug 2017 20:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 604732

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Rakesh saar - appreciate your effort and gently encouraging posters to respect copyright laws. Whether we agree with writer and content or not is one thing. But we do need to respect their effort and content :)
by pandyan
29 Aug 2017 09:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 557834

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Saar - customer (s) have to agree. It will obviously get benchmarked against jsf a d the likes
by pandyan
20 Aug 2017 08:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3415
Views: 488152

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama July 14th 2017

There are multiple TV reports that railway departmental work was going on at and also near the accident site and this work was on for quite some time. http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/railway-track-was-under-repair-but-utkal-express-train-driver-was-not-informed-preliminary-probe-into-muzaf...
by pandyan
19 Aug 2017 00:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 415611

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

This has all the details. Arjun weight is very much comparable to other MBTs and ground pressure is comparable to T90. Since it is a locally developed product, any further weight optimization should improve the numbers even more. Very good summary of the Arjun Mk2 and the case for making more of it ...
by pandyan
18 Aug 2017 18:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072443

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

When are these guys going to write chinese actions are likely to anger India
by pandyan
16 Aug 2017 01:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1067548

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Hot oil and boulders (baahubali) style next
by pandyan
04 Aug 2017 17:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1067548

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

ArjunPandit wrote:Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line'
From red lines to a bottom line, this is a true convergence to their pathan biradars...


China: I am going to count from 1..10 and you need to withdraw and surrender
India: If I don't?
China: I am warning you and I am going to count again
by pandyan
02 Aug 2017 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 364757

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

First trade is needed...two thats how they will flush out rats

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