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by sunilUpa
24 Jul 2017 07:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3171
Views: 575160

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Friends, With heavy heart i bring the news of Passing away of my Uncle Prof. U.R Rao. He was not only a nation builder but also a source of inspiration to our family. I had the good fortune to meet him a month back. I will share my experience of growing under his mentorship and guidance sometime in ...
by sunilUpa
17 Apr 2016 02:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 185046

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

is it really $$$ which is holding back out institutions?
by sunilUpa
22 Feb 2016 05:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 21064

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

sunilUpa wrote:
Supratik wrote:X-post
It seems 6 security personnel have been killed in J&K. 3-5 terrorists are holed up in a building. Why don't they just blow up the buildings instead of pushing people into a firefight?


Very big building.


Twitter - Gov denied permission to use explosives.
by sunilUpa
21 Feb 2016 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 21064

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Supratik wrote:X-post
It seems 6 security personnel have been killed in J&K. 3-5 terrorists are holed up in a building. Why don't they just blow up the buildings instead of pushing people into a firefight?


Very big building.
by sunilUpa
09 Jan 2016 21:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 29820

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

^^ Revenge is not Modi Ji or Doval Ji mantra. They go for root cause, not symptomatic treatments.
by sunilUpa
09 Jan 2016 20:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 29820

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

The Pathankot beginning The attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot is becoming a big test case for both the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. Indian PM Narendra Modi took a big initiative on December 25, 2015 by meeting his Pakistani counterpart in Lahore. They agreed to restart the ...
by sunilUpa
06 Jan 2016 05:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

NSG and JAK RiF were already on the base, no need for Air Force personnel to shoot out with the terrorists. In addition don't forget Garuds.
by sunilUpa
04 Jan 2016 15:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Simple motion sensors on top of the 10 ft wall will be a good beginning.
by sunilUpa
04 Jan 2016 07:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

The difference between safe dose to incapacitate a person and the dose required to kill the person is very narrow for the type of chemicals that can be used in these situations. Russians tried Sufentanyl (a derivative of fentanyl which is a potent opioid) and killed half the hostages.
by sunilUpa
04 Jan 2016 00:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Two terror teams may have attacked Pathankot using different vehicles Posting in full for further analysis Two teams of terrorists attacked the Pathankot air base on Saturday, and they had – in all likelihood – reached there in different vehicles, security sources told HT. “The two terrorists who r...
by sunilUpa
04 Jan 2016 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Rohit,
There was a report of a Taxi being hired and the driver killed. That may be the second team, while the first team kidnapped the SP.
by sunilUpa
03 Jan 2016 22:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

There was no lapse: Union home secy on Pathankot attack The government said on Sunday two more terrorists were still holed up in the Pathankot air base and officials weren’t sure about the exact number of militants who ambushed the facility. In the first official briefing after gunfire began, Union...
by sunilUpa
03 Jan 2016 00:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

SriKumar, again according to news reports, they did react to SP kidnapping, all shop keepers around the base were told to shut down the shops and NSG moved in.
by sunilUpa
03 Jan 2016 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

There is a news report on first terrorist being killed while climbing the wall.
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 22:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

The NSG and JAK RIF were guarding the technical area, perimeter being taken care by DSC and Garud. All casualties happened at at the entry point.
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Pathankot terror attack: Pre-positioned Crack counter militant troops, NSG minimized damage By Manu Pubby, NEW DELHI: Crack counter militant troops and a NSG team prepositioned at the Pathankot air base in anticipation of an attack contained the terror strike, minimizing damage to the installation ...
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 21:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/683329350968721408 Stories of bravery emerging from Pathankot:1DSC man ran after a terrorists, caught & killed him with his own gun before being shot by others https://twitter.com/nitingokhale/status/683329926242660352 The martyred Garud(IAF commando), is ...
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

nitin ghokhale confirms ; 5 DSC personnel martyred, with 3 succumbing to injuries.
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 20:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Per Manu Pubby, our causality occurred at the entry point and majority are DSC personnel.

https://twitter.com/ShivAroor/status/683294134979825664

Kulwant Singh, who made the supreme sacrifice guarding the Pathankot Air Force base today. RIP Brave.
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 20:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

https://twitter.com/manupubby_ET/status/683301326168559616 Strong indications that Pathankot attack may have been much deadlier than previously thought. Own casualties high. Up to 5 DSC guards may have fallen...lots of speculation going on. Sources on the ground: Five DSC guards and one Garud comman...
by sunilUpa
02 Jan 2016 20:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36989

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

https://twitter.com/ShivAroor/status/683296792608260096
Fateh Singh, who made the supreme sacrifice guarding the Pathankot Air Force base today. RIP Brave.
by sunilUpa
25 Dec 2015 22:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 77854

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

Kya Googli, beamer combination ball kar diya Modi Ji ne! Congress has tied itself in knots (pre-planned visit to PM shouldn't do unplanned visit), RW shell shocked, media forgot about DDCA, Jaitly , and Kejriwal forgot to review Star Wars.... Maan Liye Modi Ji! Absolutely stunning optics. All wester...
by sunilUpa
30 Sep 2015 07:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 104716

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Great news, now waiting for Arjun order.
by sunilUpa
27 Jul 2015 01:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 111740

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Thakur_B wrote:Vijainder K Thakur ‏@vkthakur
Nirbhay missile precise dimensions scoop - Length: 5036-mm Dia: 520-mm Weight would vary with variant 700 to 1100 kg
5:22 PM 21-Jul 2015
https://twitter.com/vkthakur/status/623649206926970881


Hmmmmm great, fits in our Submarine torpedo tubes.
by sunilUpa
02 May 2015 07:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 100235

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

This is just sad, HAL has to step up.
by sunilUpa
01 Apr 2015 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2640
Views: 483350

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Guys, EMB 145 is single aisle regional passenger jet used for atbest 700-1000 miles hops. A330 on the other hand is intercontinental longhair aircraft. No comparison between two!!!.
by sunilUpa
31 Mar 2015 06:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 108592

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

+1...US 2 may be good fit for Japans geographic necessity, but I am having a hard time understanding it's need in our context.
by sunilUpa
28 Mar 2015 09:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 177453

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Looks like Saudis already lost one of their F-15, pilots resucued by US
by sunilUpa
26 Feb 2015 07:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 9102

Re: Aero India 2015

The airspace around B'Lore is closed from 10-12 am and 2-4 pm during AeroIndia....
by sunilUpa
09 Feb 2015 03:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 98753

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Very true, however very few understand it that way. Most of the black money of India in in India.

I an =y case I think this was selective leak by HSBC to shield some prominent and powerful individuals, globally.
by sunilUpa
09 Feb 2015 02:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 98753

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

More than 50% of these accounts are legit. Let's see how this unfolds. GoI should milk this as much as possible.
by sunilUpa
09 Feb 2015 02:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 98753

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Link to ICIJ data files for India below;

http://www.icij.org/project/swiss-leaks/explore-swiss-leaks-data

Total amount in Indian owned account - $4.1 billion
Total accounts - 1403
Maximum amount in a single account - $ 800 million
by sunilUpa
09 Feb 2015 02:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 98753

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

HSBC Swiss Bank account holder info made public. Partial list in the link below.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/ ... -how-much/
by sunilUpa
07 Feb 2015 20:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 104910

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

is the recovery parachute temporary? why the parachute when it's going to have a tail hook?
by sunilUpa
20 Jan 2015 05:14
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 40581

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Great story telling...

Pakistan is an expendable pawn of Umma....don't forget that.
by sunilUpa
14 Jan 2015 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3332
Views: 319941

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Very disgraceful and inept handling.
by sunilUpa
13 Jan 2015 07:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178714

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

UR Rao worked at PRL after returning from the US. Then he was at ISRO HQ in B'Lore. He still works in the HQ.

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