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by manjgu
02 Mar 2021 13:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1034996

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

1) u have to register from cowin website and not cowin app !! trust the babus to F... up everything. 2) for some reason once u book ..choose a hospital it does not show how to book a particular time slot !! no time slots given. Lol . 3) I think govt should have just opened it for all without any con...
by manjgu
22 Feb 2021 18:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Cyrano .. u need to study the maps once again... I have spent some time in Chushul. Spangur lake is behind
Moldo ..moldo practically is on the lake..spangur gap is in front of Moldo...
by manjgu
22 Feb 2021 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

not for a moment i am doubting the Generals. i am trying to understand the why of it. Was it something which was politically expeditious and/or militarily sound . why we insisted only on PTso. anyway we will await the result of talks.
by manjgu
22 Feb 2021 09:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Ankit ...1) all rounds till 7th IIRC failed as per YKJ ...its only when we got Han tail under our boots that the issue was resolved ! all i am trying to understand what presure points we have against PLA for further rounds to succeed or what will motivate PLA to resolve the impasse. 2) when were IA ...
by manjgu
22 Feb 2021 07:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

once we disengage from PTso what lever do we have to force PLA to comply is beyond me..( atleast from what is available on public fora)? from what i understood ..depsang is one end of the chain..PTso in the middle..demchok is the other end. i think the biggest loss of patrolling rights was in depsa...
by manjgu
21 Feb 2021 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4434
Views: 876734

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

A heavily insulated green house !!
by manjgu
21 Feb 2021 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

1) with the facts available in public fora.. if i were a chinese ( PLA) i would prefer a sector by sector approach to resolution with the sector where I ( PLA) is at the weakest to be resolved first. I heard Gen Joshi say depsang, demchok are legacy issues. Right.. but are not the political/military...
by manjgu
21 Feb 2021 09:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

once we disengage from PTso what lever do we have to force PLA to comply is beyond me..( atleast from what is available on public fora)? from what i understood ..depsang is one end of the chain..PTso in the middle..demchok is the other end. i think the biggest loss of patrolling rights was in depsan...
by manjgu
20 Feb 2021 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

even if we killled 1000000 hans in galwan they will manipulate the narrative... so we should just enjoy their antics. maybe after few months they will give medals to a few more and so on..
by manjgu
20 Feb 2021 09:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2446
Views: 620743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjFVPDbYSwY

a v interesting vid..Pervez hoodboy on Amjad Shoaib/ AQ Khan. AQ Khan calls PA a rouge army

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmXOws2okUk
by manjgu
20 Feb 2021 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

thats nice/interesting. it would be interesting to see where the PLA 'heavies' are moving to. From where did they come in Apr 2020? If i was negotiating , i would have focussed on areas other than Pangong first and come to pangong ( north/south) last. anyway lets see how the negotiations proceed fro...
by manjgu
19 Feb 2021 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

1) actually i am surprised to hear tanks at Rechin /Rezang la... is the gradient gentle enough for tanks to drive upto those heights or what? or is it flat ground around spanggur gap? 2) on the think on our feet aspect (eg kargil), that comes with huge loss of life. we must choose options which prev...
by manjgu
19 Feb 2021 08:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

what if tomorrow PLA in a quick move occupies heights on (Kailash range + top of F4) and comes in till f4... what will be indian response? though the Commanders on ground know best, i still feel we had some solid cards and gave it away for little.
by manjgu
18 Feb 2021 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

while the disengagement is welcome... i dont think we will get such an opportunity once again as right now...when we have our feet on their face/tail. my only grouse is that a more substantive disengagement/resolution should have been negotiated. anyway ...lets trust our political/mil leadership. Le...
by manjgu
16 Feb 2021 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380115

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

its not about IA.. if MOD babus want, even the gun i have in my backyard will be inducted !!
by manjgu
16 Feb 2021 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

i am wondering will the road track between f4 ..f8 also been demolished. or its pre Apr 2020? road track is of 1999 vintage. IA may have a reliable mechanism for keeping an eye on 4-8 area but its of no use really. they have a motorable track ..so it takes just 10 minutes to reach 4 from 8. what is ...
by manjgu
15 Feb 2021 08:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakis are special case. Their Military would be soon completely dependent on Chinese to maintain their edge against India and would be total hostage to Chinese. Plus its a country of sellouts. Sellouts everywhere who can be bought cheap. Its easy for Chinese to run the country like a puppet. Chines...
by manjgu
14 Feb 2021 20:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

vishnusom is free to work anywhere ... i thought he posted as vishnu ... quite clear that he was posting as vishnu.
by manjgu
13 Feb 2021 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Lisa good question. how a default would play out. That would depend on lot of factors : physical proximity of defaulting country to china, amount of default, kind of interest/pressure point available to china wrt country ( financial, strategic, political). SL .. they paid the debt with lease of 100 ...
by manjgu
13 Feb 2021 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

the chinese ways are subtle not the slam bang all guns blazing US way.. chinese rely on bribing/honey trapping/working silently and influencing key people in political circles /academia /media /industry/ military / insurgent groups and working thru them to expand their footprint across the world. th...
by manjgu
13 Feb 2021 09:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The chinese surely knew that the SL port/airport cant generate so much revenue when they invested or even the nigerian railway ( and yet they bribed the politicians of the day ? a double whammy ... do u think the chinese are so dumb) ... the motives were not purely financial. First trap corrupt coun...
by manjgu
12 Feb 2021 21:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

CPEC is the crown jewel of BRI..in terms of magnitude of investments / strategic physical location of pakistan.. with it China seeks to co opt India ( which failed)..subdue ( which also failed) .. gain a foothold in pakistan ( which it has)... slowly control pakistan ( which it will sooner or later)...
by manjgu
12 Feb 2021 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bart S.. true.. to think that chinese script will go as planned will also be not be correct. there will be hiccups and provide us with moments / oppurtunities. the chinese script was the india will join CPEC and open a trade route ..but did not happen.
by manjgu
12 Feb 2021 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

i dont buy the story that CPEC is answer to the Malacca dilemma.. the amount of trade one can carry on a road which is open 6 months a year in a area which is far away from their economic centres is piddly compared to what can be carried by sea. THe chinese have purposely put their footprint in coun...
by manjgu
12 Feb 2021 21:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

how did chini gain control of SL port? How did the British control the resources/infra of India? it has already deployed quite a bit of monetary, human resources in pakistan ..CPEC is the crown jewel of the BRI ... in years to come they will extract their pound of flesh. and some of the moves are fo...
by manjgu
12 Feb 2021 20:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

@Lisa..i think u r barking up the wrong tree. I dont think chini are interested in recovering money. they want ownership of pakistani resources/infra in lieu of debt. Dont the chini know about Paki economic condition and yet they are investing/lending. the kind of control now chini have over Paki is...
by manjgu
11 Feb 2021 12:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3511
Views: 715640

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

IF South bank is referred then its about kailash range...
by manjgu
07 Feb 2021 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5269
Views: 1132397

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Russian political jaziya !! i think there is space for 1000+ LUH ( civil+military)... India shold be looking to export and investing profits in further R&D ... if we just think of our requirements then we are doing great injustice to ourselves..
by manjgu
05 Feb 2021 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1508
Views: 471834

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Going by Kaiser tufail blog on kargil PAF ran out of gas very quickly without any real air fighting.. dont know what's the situation today
by manjgu
05 Feb 2021 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1508
Views: 471834

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

1. IAF has to cater to PAF ..PLAAF Singly or jointly fighting.2..PAF will be essentially fighting a defensive battle mostly under their radar cover over their territory with its plus minuses. 3. On paper SAM like s400 can be an offensive weapon if the advertised ranges really work. The paki military...
by manjgu
03 Feb 2021 20:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 536
Views: 123386

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

can someone summaries LCA/Tejas journey till date

how many/ timelines LSP, IOC, FOC, MK1, MK1A...the differences in bullet points.
by manjgu
03 Feb 2021 13:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1034996

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Saudi will use astrazenca on the labour class... Pfizer for the Sheikhs.
by manjgu
02 Feb 2021 08:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Their infrastructure spending was heavy in the mid-late 1990s under badmash. They built multiple long intercity motorways then, back before India had anything like that. They imported some TFTA looking Adtranz Blue Tiger locos. Not particularly powerful, but cool name at least. Probably 50% reliabi...
by manjgu
29 Jan 2021 10:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4207
Views: 1227230

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

sorry compromise was not the right word. i meant if we know the general direction of enemy then slewable is the better option. why would a slewable need more launchers if the kinematic performance of missile is better from slewable? isnt coverage a function of radar and missile range ( which is bett...
by manjgu
29 Jan 2021 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4207
Views: 1227230

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I don't understand why the Army variation of QRSAM needed a slewable launcher? I'd have thought that a VLS launched missile will have a quicker reaction time + can handle multi-directional saturation attacks better. When designing air-defense systems, individual components, and concepts of employme...
by manjgu
27 Jan 2021 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2419
Views: 218577

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

i stay in punjab and there is no real traction for khalistan... except for some loonies. i think the so called 'farmers' have played into govts hand and the agitation stands discredited big time. how the govt handles it from here onwards will be interesting to see. now the danda should be wielded bi...
by manjgu
26 Jan 2021 20:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 893819

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

that will lead to lot of inflation ! ?
by manjgu
25 Jan 2021 20:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1034996

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Just found out that the official death toll in BD due to the Chinese virus is around 9K! Even if the numbers are understated, for a dense country like BD, hospitals should be overflowing. Now I am starting to believe that the tropical temperature helps. Not in killing in the virus, but preventing p...
by manjgu
25 Jan 2021 13:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4207
Views: 1227230

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

i hope all the mizziles DRDO is showcasing have been inducted into operational use and not merely tech demonstrators !!!

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