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by Rahul Shukla
15 Apr 2013 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North Korea conducts underground nuclear test
Replies: 501
Views: 26504

Re: North Korea WMD tests

How North Korea Tipped Its Hand (Daily Beast) The U.S. recovered the front section of the rocket used in North Korea’s satellite launch in December, which gave away the status of the regime's nuclear arms program. http://cdn.thedailybeast.com/content/dailybeast/articles/2013/04/15/exclusive-u-s-rec...
by Rahul Shukla
15 Apr 2013 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1343
Views: 85720

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

This also has bearing on past/future Indian missile tests: How North Korea Tipped Its Hand (Daily Beast) The U.S. recovered the front section of the rocket used in North Korea’s satellite launch in December, which gave away the status of the regime's nuclear arms program. http://cdn.thedailybeast.co...
by Rahul Shukla
15 Apr 2013 18:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 134019

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Unrelated to Indian missiles/munitions, but has bearing on debris related to past/future tests: How North Korea Tipped Its Hand (Daily Beast) The U.S. recovered the front section of the rocket used in North Korea’s satellite launch in December, which gave away the status of the regime's nuclear arms...
by Rahul Shukla
27 Feb 2013 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 21174

Re: Aero India 2013

Could the two engine throttles being different be also a part of "manual" thrust-vectoring control? Given the fact that they are segregated by design - absolutely! This independent thrust control could also be caused by FBW system trying to maintain the aircraft within certain flight para...
by Rahul Shukla
27 Feb 2013 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 21174

Re: Aero India 2013

Calling the attention of Aviation Experts, this Sukhoi Su-27 of the Russian Knights seems to have a reddish flame in the afterburners on one of the engines. Something i have not noticed in the others among the SU 27s or the IAF SU30 MKIs Please pour your gyan Afterburners kicking-in/shutting-off se...
by Rahul Shukla
07 Sep 2012 18:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 61776

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

U.S. to designate Haqqani network a terrorist organization http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57508054/u.s-to-designate-haqqani-network-a-terrorist-organization/ (CBS/AP) WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will officially designate the Pakistan-based Haqqani network a terrorist organization bef...
by Rahul Shukla
14 Jun 2012 05:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 58701

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

India, Pakistan fail to make breakthrough on Siachen (Times of India) Pressing for a "time-bound" demilitarization of the region, the Pakistan-side, led by Nargis Sethi, again called for both sides to simultaneously pull back troops to the pre-1984 positions. The Indian delegation headed ...
by Rahul Shukla
14 Jun 2012 05:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 58701

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

India: Militant still wages hate from Pakistan (AP) India's foreign minister said Wednesday the brains behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks is still using Pakistan for a "hate India campaign." External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna told The Associated Press that the peace process between the So...
by Rahul Shukla
19 Apr 2012 08:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 113909

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Avinash Chander (A5 program chief): Impact of warhead observed visually by ships!

Talk about accuracy @ ~ 5000 km!
by Rahul Shukla
19 Apr 2012 08:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 113909

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Avinash Chander (A5 program chief): "Test has been absolutely perfect... terminal event recorded by ships"
by Rahul Shukla
19 Apr 2012 08:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 113909

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

According to Pallava Bagla of NDTV, A5 gives India the capability to attack enemy sattelites and launch satellites on demand. :-?

Anyway, VK Saraswat confirms success! Congrats DRDO!
by Rahul Shukla
26 Mar 2012 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

"I have asked the ministry to examine all the points raised by you."

I wish MR. Reddy a very looooong life, since examinations by babus can take an inordinate amount of time. Nothing is going to happen in response to his letter.
by Rahul Shukla
16 Feb 2012 12:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

sounds a bit too good to be true... engines must be super reliable... indranilroy / Singha, Pls refer to page 3, column 2 of this official Dassault publication (pdf): Fox Three . Fact is that Rafales can deploy to Hashimara and/or Guwahati within hours if necessary, "piss process and sikularis...
by Rahul Shukla
16 Feb 2012 08:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Jodhpur - hmph! ... should have been hashimara + guwahati. 66% china: 33% pakis... Per Dassault, only four C-130's (not the extended J's, mind you) need undertake but one flight each to transport all equipment and spares necessary to operate a squadron of 20 Rafales for 30 days. Rafales will fly to...
by Rahul Shukla
08 Feb 2012 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

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Damoclès pod: Rafale News (Blogspot)
by Rahul Shukla
08 Feb 2012 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

[img*]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/__A2VG2LiIPk/TFn5s6PHmRI/AAAAAAAAAHI/bDXoJWfK_fw/s1600/rafale-BAF4_v2.jpg[/img]

Link: Rafale News (Blogspot)
by Rahul Shukla
08 Feb 2012 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

[img*]http://sitelife.aviationweek.com/ver1.0/Content/images/store/13/1/2d8c6f40-377b-41bd-a179-8d63cf1c9dbc.Full.jpg[/img]

Link: Aviation Week
by Rahul Shukla
07 Feb 2012 02:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 148308

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Here's my compilation of sixteen official Dassault publications (" Fox Three ") regarding Rafale in PDF format. I hope jingos have fun reading the material, as I surely will myself. Alternatively, you may access individual "Fox Three" publications on Dassault's official site: Das...
by Rahul Shukla
16 Jan 2012 22:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2849
Views: 62552

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

Where’s Pakistan the Quaid fought for? (The Int'l News) There are people who as young boys and girls either participated in or saw others for themselves fight for Pakistan under the leadership of law-abiding and peace-loving Quaid -i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Many of them are now struggling for sur...
by Rahul Shukla
16 Jan 2012 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2849
Views: 62552

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

Pakistan points gun at its own head (The Australian) Who gets to decide when a democratically elected government's time is up? To the average Japanese, Indian or American, the answer is obvious: the same people who voted it into office in the first place. Not so for the average Pakistani. ...whatev...
by Rahul Shukla
09 Dec 2011 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3042
Views: 221514

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Wiki-uvacha: The "RQ" designation indicates that the RQ-170 Sentinel does not carry weapons . Aviation Week's David A. Fulghum believes that the UAV is probably a "tactical, operations-oriented platform and not a strategic intelligence-gathering design". The design lacks several...
by Rahul Shukla
09 Dec 2011 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 2854
Views: 62005

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 201

Cosmo_R wrote:Is indeed intact? Any links to pictures from the Iranians?

A video of the 'RQ-170 Sentinel' drone (released by Iran), posted by 'Altair': Iran News and Discussion (Pg. 41)
by Rahul Shukla
08 Dec 2011 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 2854
Views: 62005

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 201

Pakistan all set to repay $1.2b to IMF: Secretary Finance (Online News) Federal Secretary Finance Dr.Waqar Masood Khan confirmed to Online on Wednesday that government will pay back total amount of $1.2 billion to International Monetary Fund during 3rd and 4th quarters of the current fiscal year 20...
by Rahul Shukla
07 Dec 2011 06:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 2854
Views: 62005

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 201

Key US senators urge review of Pakistan funding (AFP) WASHINGTON — The United States must "fully review" its ties with Pakistan and consider cuts or new restrictions to military and economic aid, Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged. McCain serves as the top Republican...
by Rahul Shukla
07 Dec 2011 06:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 2854
Views: 62005

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 06 Dec 201

U.S. defies Pakistan blocade, rerouts Afghan war supplies (Salt Lake City Tribune) The U.S. military is working around a Pakistani government border blockade by shipping small amounts of some supplies for the Afghan war through alternate countries , U.S. defense officials said Tuesday. One official...
by Rahul Shukla
03 Dec 2011 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2844
Views: 62418

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 201

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to Terrorist Organization (FBI.gov) ALEXANDRIA, VA—Jubair Ahmad, 24, a native of Pakistan and resident of Woodbridge, Va., pleaded guilty today to providing material support to Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT), a designated foreign terrorist organizat...
by Rahul Shukla
12 Jul 2011 20:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 199341

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Droneacharya stimulates economy-e-jannat by providing eternal employment to 3,240 houries [U.S. drone strikes kill 45 suspected militants in Pakistan (Reuters)] At least 45 suspected militants were killed by missiles launched by U.S. drone aircraft in Pakistan's northwest, local intelligence offici...
by Rahul Shukla
29 Jun 2011 01:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 2011
Replies: 2853
Views: 194558

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 20

^^^ I posted it in the wrong thread, but reposting... Bombers attack luxury hotel in Kabul (CNN) Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A group of people using bombs and small arms attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul Tuesday, and fighting was ongoing with Afghan security forces, Chief of Criminal Inve...
by Rahul Shukla
28 May 2011 00:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

PCB not positive anymore regarding return of International Cricket to Pakistan (Bettor.com) On the condition of anonymity, a senior PCB official said that the situation is quite hopeless at the moment for PCB. Whenever they try to convince any country to visit Pakistan, something new happens which ...
by Rahul Shukla
28 May 2011 00:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

Just saw on the CNN that 25 got their 72. Taliban claiming credit... The 786th Taliban squadron of Fizzle-ya is indeed responsible... AoA! Pakistan air force kills 23 militants in northwest (AP) PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant hide-outs in the country's northwest...
by Rahul Shukla
28 May 2011 00:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

Pakistan shuts down U.S. 'intelligence fusion' cells (LA Times) The liaison centers, also known as intelligence fusion cells, in Quetta and Peshawar are the main conduits for the United States to share satellite imagery, target data and other intelligence with Pakistani ground forces conducting ope...
by Rahul Shukla
25 May 2011 21:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

shooting a man at 600yards is not childs play ... even for a static target....has to be a well trained sniper for that. Pak jernails must be feeling uncomfortable now, with such sniper teams on the loose ... if 10 people in the attack team escaped as reported. Indeed to shoot at 600 yards, you need...
by Rahul Shukla
18 May 2011 02:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

China's legislature mulls pact with Pakistan to fight "three evil forces" (People's Daily) China and Pakistan could strengthen cooperation in the fight against terrorism , separatism and extremism , under a bill tabled for deliberation on Tuesday in China's legislature. The Sino-Pakistan ...
by Rahul Shukla
17 May 2011 23:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

As revealed to me by the spirits after extensive ISO 9001 quality testing of local booze stock and subsequent staring into a sink full of water for long durations until I lose conciousness: Pakistan has two stockpiles of nuclear weapons: 1). imported/assembled and disclosed to uncle (85%) and, 2). i...
by Rahul Shukla
17 May 2011 22:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 2011
Replies: 2866
Views: 182018

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 8, 201

Gus wrote:What was that phrase about Pakistan being a victim of terrorism is the same as a suicide bomber? ?? I need this to post in many places

"Pakistan is a victim of terrorism as much as a suicide bomber is a victim of explosives." - (not) Confucius.
by Rahul Shukla
17 May 2011 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Osama Bin Laden Killed in Pakistan-2
Replies: 496
Views: 38690

Re: Osama Bin Laden Killed in Pakistan-2

NATO helicopter attacks Pakistani army post (MSNBC) A NATO helicopter crossed into Pakistani territory and opened fire on a border post on Tuesday, wounding two soldiers and drawing return fire... A Western military official in Afghanistan gave a different version of events, but he and a NATO spoke...

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