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by manjgu
17 Jun 2019 11:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4957
Views: 412483

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Kjo...there was a noise from the creaking handle of his bat, which Kohli mistook as an edge and so walked away... the umpire also heard the same sound and nodded in agreement of it being a snick... Snickometer is only an afterthought....
by manjgu
04 Jun 2019 18:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2489
Views: 294182

Re: Military Flight Safety

penny wise..pound foolish. the indian cavalier attitude to human life. i dont know why we can launch rockets, satellites etc but cant do this basic stuff. terrible...
by manjgu
04 Jun 2019 08:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 645487

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Ssridhar...what makes u think that Pulwama was not something which required lot of planning, training ? the fact that the terrorists in kashmir seem to be always well armed with plenty of ammo to spare proves there is still elaborate planning, funding to bring in arms, ammo. Yes, maybe not on the sc...
by manjgu
03 Jun 2019 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 645487

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

i think its means turn back ... dont go hunting actively. hot ...actively seeking/tracking & cold... turning back/ forget about seeking tracking. flow hot/cold. The F16 went cold after shooting the AMRAAMs. like turned back to scoot after shooting ,,not guiding the missile and hoping allah takes...
by manjgu
03 Jun 2019 16:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 645487

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

and also interesting is how the narrative has changed from ..1 SU 30 down and 2 pilots captured to 1 SU 3o down , no pilots captured to maybe Su 30 damaged ( managed to land).!!! M2000 being much superior to Bandars is no surprise to anyone .
by manjgu
02 Jun 2019 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 645487

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

a seminary housing kids of age 8 to 15 years on top of a mountain ..away from civilization.. taking 90 min of hard climbing to reach it !! amazing. and it took 45 days to show the press the broken trees and damaged earth !!
by manjgu
02 Jun 2019 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 645487

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

IA reconnaissance units who operate across the border reporting more than dozen camps 1-2km from LoC have been re-occupied. Covert talks have failed. GoI need to decide if they will conduct preemptive strikes or just be reactive. . this could well be the groundwork for another SS !! pakis must be s...
by manjgu
02 Jun 2019 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4690
Views: 326272

Re: Deterrence

the pakis have been shaken to the core by balakot irrespective of their loud proclamations and fancy english. the fact that such a conference/meeting had to be called is enough proof of what has happened...
by manjgu
01 Jun 2019 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3825
Views: 761855

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

apart from booking a place at the viewing gallery at ISRO campus , ( is it easy or hard to book?)... which other place affords a good viewing of the launch??
by manjgu
31 May 2019 08:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 271
Views: 64499

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

the no 1 gun in the competition should service IA and no 2 should be allowed to export the gun ?
by manjgu
29 May 2019 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 293481

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Isreal is seen to be using its own products and also had multiple customers who have purchased the said missiles and other products. Unless we induct our own stuff..and use it and try to sell it others, we cant inspire confidence in our products. also the said missiles come from a company which has ...
by manjgu
28 May 2019 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 417261

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

imagine su 30 being escorted by rafale or vice versa?? !!!
by manjgu
28 May 2019 21:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 417261

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

i meant meteor in the inventory..not on SU 30
by manjgu
28 May 2019 20:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 417261

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

Karan M wrote:^^And PAF gets AMRAAM D and then... :rotfl:


then we get Meteor !! what else and the game continues
by manjgu
28 May 2019 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 544687

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

i think the point chola is making ...our airborne electronics / radars / software etc which is currently on embraer are v good... ideally we should have had embraer /netra.., but in its absence other options ( of other a/c ) should have been /be explored. Did IAF find itself short of Netra during cu...
by manjgu
28 May 2019 15:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 544687

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

but quantity has a quality of its own...
by manjgu
28 May 2019 15:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 417261

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

Derby ER..the poor mans Meteor !!
by manjgu
20 May 2019 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

i would beleive the satta bazar more than exit polls...but modi hi aayega... looks IAF is celebrating exit polls...i hear lot of buzz in the air today after a long time...
by manjgu
20 May 2019 07:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

y...he says that..2 pilots came down....hundreds on roof tops saw it...
by manjgu
19 May 2019 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

the exit polls serve no purpose except to fill hours for tv channels..the pitara will open on 23rd and ek baar phir modi sarkaar !! UP and Bengal are big variables... KCr and YSR are fence sitters... just waiting to see which way the wind blows...Chandra Papa naidu will look like a fool on 23rd IMHO..
by manjgu
17 May 2019 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

i dont think godse issue has any traction electorally ...no one gives a damn to all this now ...but all have to talk about it to look goody goody !!!
by manjgu
16 May 2019 06:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

looks different from previous available footage ... calls for a forensic analysis...
by manjgu
13 May 2019 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

the people were also tired of the Left + no real leader of the Left in WB and Mumtaz didi was there at the right time... so both street fighting and general disenchantment with left helped her climb to power. the central govt was not really hostile to mamata in the sense they thought she was a usefu...
by manjgu
09 May 2019 16:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

some retired naval officer is saying on TV..viraat was there for PM's ( rajiv) security !!! next time we will have T90 for PM's security when he goes to jaisalmer !!
by manjgu
07 May 2019 07:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3227
Views: 467657

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

if IMF loan is released , how can Napakis be put on FATF? i think FATF black listing is not gonna happen... it will be grey !!
by manjgu
06 May 2019 16:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

phalodi satta bazar which is a fairly accurate barometer says around 245...
by manjgu
01 May 2019 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

on Rahul gandhi , backops ... there must be a photo graph, signatures in addition to biometrics to establish the identity. the date of birth though matches.. if RAga wants he can bury the controversy by clarifying the matter immediately.
by manjgu
30 Apr 2019 18:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

on the subject of Raul vinci as director of Backops ( is it something that Rahul baba was allowed on account of his being under SPG protection?). this was the theory floated to justify his cambridge certificate.
by manjgu
17 Apr 2019 08:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

what is really needed is 'kafi with abhi" !!
by manjgu
16 Apr 2019 21:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Karan is right...we are just armchair warriors...none of us are remotely competent to question Abhis decisions. I think Indians also ripple fire both infra and radar homing missiles ( soviet doctrine) . i also felt R77 looked to have been fired...all this discussion is quite pointless IMHO...
by manjgu
15 Apr 2019 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 293481

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

no mention of test on timesofindia...etc
by manjgu
14 Apr 2019 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

a) u mean since their depth is less and consequently their main / satellite air bases are much closer to the border as compared to IAF bases which are located much deeper inside indian territory. b) i thought the fact their air bases are closer to the border ( makes it easier for them to surprise us...
by manjgu
14 Apr 2019 22:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

1) didnt get ur points which seems contradictory "An important aspect in PAF's favor is Pakistan's geography." and " the lack of strategic depth will come to bite them the most in air warfare " isnt depth a part of their geography? 2) PAF after 1965 has been a defensive air force...
by manjgu
14 Apr 2019 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 417261

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

admire the isreali mil ind complex on how it responds to new threats/situations... amazing. a product for every situation !! and making money in the process...
by manjgu
13 Apr 2019 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

sorry... also how long will the AMRAAM's be operational in PAF service? wont their expiry in a way signal end of F 16?? missiles have a much shorter shelf life than planes !
by manjgu
13 Apr 2019 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

when are PAF F 16's retiring...a real problem in making for PAF.. they will get chinese replacements onlee ?
by manjgu
13 Apr 2019 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 415299

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Karan M bhai ...on a lighter note when i was talking of overwhelimg superiority u/Hnair dismissed the concept.. and how rot has taken place....and now u agreeing to " Deterrence means they don't take off from their airbases. Nearly two decades of rot takes a long time to reverse and play catch ...
by manjgu
13 Apr 2019 19:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470828

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

i think higher turnout helps BJP ... its usually the middle class which does not vote...ifvote % ishigher means the middle class has voted. and if thats to be combined with less greenery.... results could be impressive. NDTV is projecting major major gains for BJP !!! just saw the youtube...
by manjgu
12 Apr 2019 19:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 271
Views: 64499

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

a system should be worked out where there are financial incentives for babus etc to export arms !! that should solve all the problems i guess. IA should be using indian systems ... for a army which is always in operations..there is no better certificate for a weapon system than 'its in use with IA'.

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