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by ashish raval
17 Jul 2018 11:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 403
Views: 43971

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

I don't care if my TREX looks ugly as long as it can eat other dinosaurs. It has some of the most beautiful stealth lines best of stealth I have seen in line with Raptor. Beauty is in eye of beholder. None of these concepts exists in any 4++ generation aircraft. Most stealth aircrafts are ugly but i...
by ashish raval
17 Jul 2018 01:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 403
Views: 43971

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

still 15 years away from fleet to be honest but seems sleek.
by ashish raval
11 Jul 2018 11:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1517
Views: 182575

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Who is Bania in Indian Army? Or you are theorising Bania as Indians? If you are relating bd's to Bania's then common, Pukes lost because of two front war with India coupled with Bd support. It was not won by bd alone, they could not have. Indian army has disproportionate proportion from Indian mart...
by ashish raval
11 Jul 2018 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1517
Views: 182575

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Expect nil participation from Europe including UK on Iran war. They want to crumble the country under economic sanctions first with little appetite of war and then stage a colour revolution. Iran has few friends in middle East but it will certainly take years before they achieve anything in Iran an...
by ashish raval
11 Jul 2018 03:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2226
Views: 340917

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

2 terrorist killed. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/jk-2-terrorists-killed-security-personnel-injured-in-encounter-in-sopian/articleshow/64929132.cms Looks like halal season has just started after a break. Army should take all advantage of governed rule and weed pigs out. Surveillance dro...
by ashish raval
30 Jun 2018 11:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1517
Views: 182575

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Expect nil participation from Europe including UK on Iran war. They want to crumble the country under economic sanctions first with little appetite of war and then stage a colour revolution. Iran has few friends in middle East but it will certainly take years before they achieve anything in Iran and...
by ashish raval
26 Jun 2018 12:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1898
Views: 221646

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

We should be telling OPEC that if oil prices are not in region of 60 then... Little off topic for this dhaga but your dream/desire or just wishful thinking may come true. Just may may, because it is a dog and pony show for now. One Cartel going after other Cartel This was exactly what I told when I...
by ashish raval
26 Jun 2018 12:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2226
Views: 340917

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

It means since we cannot defeat you militarily but we can terrorize you, so sit across the table and discuss with us how you are going to give us more territory. The we being the Islamists (valley plus Pak) backed by forefathers. Since without the threat of terrorism this cannot be achieved so all ...
by ashish raval
22 Jun 2018 11:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518364

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Well 9 to 1 is the accepted ratio for success in offensive mountain warfare. As to the rest, I bow to your superior wisdom. I'm not as well read on the war as I would like. Arun.Prabhu... if u had a chance of read Brig Dalvis book , u will see Chinese used good / standard infantry tactics in the 62...
by ashish raval
22 Jun 2018 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1898
Views: 221646

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

We should be telling OPEC that if oil prices are not in region of 60 then India will make electric vehicles tax Free and start establishing charging stations in the country everywhere including parking lots to reduce the dependence on oil. We should be doing that nevertheless quietly. Electric vehi...
by ashish raval
22 Jun 2018 02:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518364

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

well said Arun Prabhu ji... ashish raval ji u need to brush up. Same logic goes for tank warfare... u take tanks in big numbers into an attack ..not penny packets... the whole idea of war is to bring force in numbers and concentrate it at few points, achieve a breakthrough and pour more forces thru...
by ashish raval
22 Jun 2018 02:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518364

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Before I answer your question, I'll make a brief foray into the principles of warfare. There are nine principles of warfare recognised by NATO: Mass, Objective, Security, Surprise, Maneuver, Offensive, Unity of Effort (aka Unity of Command), Simplicity, and Economy of Force. The Russians include An...
by ashish raval
21 Jun 2018 03:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518364

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

You don’t spread artillery out. You use it enmasse. You don’t keep it at the border. You keep artillery formations further back. Moving artillery units to the border usually means that army is making final preparations for war. 4000 guns along the Himalayas and Chinese will not even think of taking...
by ashish raval
21 Jun 2018 03:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1898
Views: 221646

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

We should be telling OPEC that if oil prices are not in region of 60 then India will make electric vehicles tax Free and start establishing charging stations in the country everywhere including parking lots to reduce the dependence on oil. We should be doing that nevertheless quietly. Electric vehi...
by ashish raval
19 Jun 2018 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1898
Views: 221646

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

India, China in talks to form bloc against Opec - Sanjay Dutta, ToI We should be telling OPEC that if oil prices are not in region of 60 then India will make electric vehicles tax Free and start establishing charging stations in the country everywhere including parking lots to reduce the dependence...
by ashish raval
19 Jun 2018 02:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518364

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Dhanush artillery gun clears final trials - Dinakar Peri, The Hindu The indigenously upgraded artillery gun Dhanush has successfully completed final user trials and is ready for induction into the Army. Dhanush is an upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India in the mid- 1980s. “T...
by ashish raval
11 Jun 2018 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Apologies mods. It was not my intention to be trolling and I will always advocate better ties of India with every developed nation and Britain is just happen to be one of them.
by ashish raval
11 Jun 2018 16:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

ashish_raval wrote:We see such scenes everyday multiplied by 10 times in desh too.


{Rest snipped. Poster warned}
by ashish raval
10 Jun 2018 05:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2658
Views: 480154

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Nothing wrong with buying blueprints. It was actually very smart. Why rebuild the wheel? What is important is that we acquired the technology and became self sufficient. This is TOT in its truest sense, not CKDs and SKDs. Very smart indeed. We could scavenge Ukraine for a lot more in aerospace. ISR...
by ashish raval
08 Jun 2018 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2521
Views: 164090

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

German Amb. Goes Native In Spite Of His Recent Bluster Against The Pakis :twisted: The German Ambassador to Pakistan is Now Painting His Foxy with Truck Art! German Ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler is getting pretty famous among Pakistanis thanks to his active presence on Twitter. Having just ...
by ashish raval
08 Jun 2018 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ashish Racism runs deep in the NHS atleast. To start with I suggest you to read details of Bawa Garba case; if this is not racism then racism doesn't exist on Earth! https://www.bmj.com/bawa-garba SInce last 30 years so many reports and studies of deep seated racism discrimination in NHS has come o...
by ashish raval
08 Jun 2018 02:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Guess we should be least bothered about racism having experienced casteism, religionism, stateism yada yada in India growing up. Having visited more than 40 nations, I clearly feel britain is least or one of the least racist place on earth. If you stop anyone in any high streets of britian excludin...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

It is not question of bending over backwards which is a fairly tivial issue for India which I do not favour for us anyway. The whole Brexit fiasco happened when leaders fail to listen to people and there was uncontrolled migration of people from the continent for whom they included criminals, trafi...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Astonishing stats.4 million in the UK forced to use food banks ( free food) to sustain themselves, too poor to manage without borrowing, loans they can't repay, etc.Britain ripe for revolution in the future especially when Brexit bites hard and the hordes of beardies who've already made their inten...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

To be fair we are one of 75 and in the range between 10-15th in priority with which UK is seeking post Brexit ties with top being EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, NZ, Brazil, China, Japan, Singapore where demand for whatever it produces lies. “To be fair” ? Towards what or whom ? You have t...
by ashish raval
07 Jun 2018 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

To be fair we are one of 75 and in the range between 10-15th in priority with which UK is seeking post Brexit ties with top being EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, NZ, Brazil, China, Japan, Singapore where demand for whatever it produces lies. If top ten signs some form of trade deals post-Br...
by ashish raval
06 Jun 2018 11:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 732998

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Guess Brahmos will be expensive option for 100km range isnt it? Smaller version of brahmos can be good thing and the option you suggested under developmrnt with drdo. Realised we have klub, uran, krypton etc ..not to mention exocet on scorpene and loads of missile boats What is krypton ? You have f...
by ashish raval
06 Jun 2018 11:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 732998

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

ArjunPandit wrote:
ashish raval wrote:Why do you think to test 5000km you have to travel 5000 km horizontally?

i hope you dont mean the length of trajectory :evil:

No. I meant in the context of range.
by ashish raval
04 Jun 2018 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 732998

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Question for gurus. Do we have any antiship missile which can fight wars in littloral seas? <= 120km range? If so which one it is ? If not do we hqve anything in development? Not sure I follow you, Brahmos can be used in those ranges and can fly lo-lo profile greatly increasing its effectiveness. B...
by ashish raval
04 Jun 2018 16:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 732998

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Question for gurus. Do we have any antiship missile which can fight wars in littloral seas? <= 120km range? If so which one it is ? If not do we hqve anything in development?
by ashish raval
04 Jun 2018 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 732998

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

arun wrote:Hemanth Kumar Rout can only be believed if one assumes that India flew the Agni V for 1,800 km without giving any safety warning to Aircraft or Ships …………….

Why do you think to test 5000km you have to travel 5000 km horizontally?
by ashish raval
03 Jun 2018 23:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why do you think that if I write few lines of code for which someone from japan is willing to pay 1 billion and generating cashflow of 50 million with 500 people employed is bad compared to having a toy factory with dangerous polluting chemicals at you doorstep and waterways generating 50 million c...
by ashish raval
03 Jun 2018 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Lol. Guess you should publish the findings in a journal as this is first time i found someone making such remark. This applies to US too then if I sm allowed to take 6 developed cities out of the country as it has 6x more population, and then compare what is left down in Us too..give me California,...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Lol. Guess you should publish the findings in a journal as this is first time i found someone making such remark. This applies to US too then if I sm allowed to take 6 developed cities out of the country as it has 6x more population, and then compare what is left down in Us too..give me California,...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 19:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-01/europe-s-drug-agency-warns-of-bigger-staff-losses-in-brexit-move Some here really think Britain is a third rate country by reading tabloid news and hearing Brits moan about their country all the time. The oh so cool Aryans of Europe thinks they wou...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^ I don't know about it being a third rate country, but it certainly is not what the Brits historically have claimed or imagined it to be. Britannia no longer rules the waves (hasn't in a long while) and the Sun set on the Empire a very long time ago. I spent six years in the UK and thought it was ...
by ashish raval
02 Jun 2018 03:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-01/europe-s-drug-agency-warns-of-bigger-staff-losses-in-brexit-move Some here really think Britain is a third rate country by reading tabloid news and hearing Brits moan about their country all the time. The oh so cool Aryans of Europe thinks they wou...
by ashish raval
30 May 2018 16:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

How would India benefit from this labour mobility? I can understand if folks skill up and return to India...like I mentioned about employees of Indian MNCs, but most folks who go there as students and even many people from MNCs who go to Western nations on-site would end up switching jobs with the ...
by ashish raval
30 May 2018 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1406
Views: 157922

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Try applying for Massa citizenship after 5 years of imprisonment in filing incorrect tax returns and thy shall see how quickly one gets deported. Atleast in UK this guy will get justice and eventually he will stay although after some media push. Most of the time HMRC just fines and leaves the matte...

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