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by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 764533

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Brahmos costs bit too much to be produced in large nos, Brahmos-m which Is cheaper could be different story but there has been very little news about it. When you have one AAM costing about a million dollars, a three million dollar missile that with a 600km range may actually be cost effective for ...
by sudeepj
01 Oct 2019 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 764533

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/lt-inaugurates-new-production-line-for-brahmos-tlc/articleshow/64896253.cms BRAHMOS Missile System, which was successfully test-fired recently, is integrated with L&T manufactured Composite Airframes and two different versions of Transport Launch...
by sudeepj
28 Sep 2019 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 538801

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://twitter.com/Wolfpack071/status/1177891898209341440 Wolfpack @Wolfpack071 Upto 5 terrorists trapped in Batote, Ramban encounter . Firing exchanges resumed between Security forces & terrorists. Suspected to be part of a fidayeen squad . Baki plan-b has been put into action. Expect some tu...
by sudeepj
27 Sep 2019 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

kuch nahi hoga bhai jaan... except usual natak at LOC... few days it will be back to narmaaal... pakis dont wanna risk their ass for kashmir. Cant rule out limited action. Fighting/Resistance in the Kashmir conflict is the key to legitimacy in the pakistani polity. If PakMil/Dimran are seen to be d...
by sudeepj
26 Sep 2019 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4603
Views: 567378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

CAIR shows up at everything where there's any hate crime whether muslim or not. What if Hinduphobia starts piggybacking islamophobia and returns the favor? Let CAIR spend money and setup stages like following and learned entities raise hand and ask but what about Hinduphobia Slowik: Peace activists...
by sudeepj
23 Sep 2019 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Yes, I'm surprised at the level of anti India reporting by IT, on Kashmir these days. W.t.f. should the Mufti kid be invited to whatever India Today was organising. Yes, Poorie aside, I think it's good that she was invited. No one can accuse us of stifling voices and in contrast to Pakistan, one ca...
by sudeepj
23 Sep 2019 23:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Some eye poke from the Indian side. Modi GOI has kept at it for a while now. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1175709848605843456 ANI @ANI Defence Minister: You can see they're already getting discouraged. Pak PM comes to PoK&says 'countrymen don't go to India-Pak border'. I said it's good becaus...
by sudeepj
21 Sep 2019 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

High time a run poorie is given a dose for providing a platform to the chusti family.
by sudeepj
20 Sep 2019 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Khaled is a fairly reasonable chap, but even here, there is a tinge of psy-ops in that '..these people are really angry, they must be appeased somehow..'. The state must ofcourse protect them from external influence, but if Kashmiris are in this soup today, its of their own doing. India and Indians...
by sudeepj
18 Sep 2019 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Worth a read for those who aren't overtly optimistic of the picture being painted by our media that all is hunky dory. Kashmir: The situation is abnormally ‘normal’ Khaled is a fairly reasonable chap, but even here, there is a tinge of psy-ops in that '..these people are really angry, they must be ...
by sudeepj
18 Sep 2019 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682502

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

they are trying to delay judgement until the change of command. the next seems like a more likely bet for their side, seeing his "comments" on the "evidence" being produced by the anxious ones. The Muslim petitioners have realized that they are going to loose the case so to buy ...
by sudeepj
18 Sep 2019 00:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 764533

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Brilliant sir. Thank you Karan. Heartened to know 1S orders are out. Nice So with seeker capability in 1S ,has the range of akash missile increased apart from better target ability when target is outside radar horizon. I had read that akash range increase by 5-10 kms due to added capability. Is it ...
by sudeepj
16 Sep 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Interesting read, and accurately relates why the existing polity in Kashmir valley had to be dumped. PDP was at times in an official alliance with Hizbul! I think, the battlefield for this war in Kashmir is not the streets and mosques there, but in our minds. In their minds too. .... Or else we wil...
by sudeepj
16 Sep 2019 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 538801

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Handling of Houston, TX meet may tell the tale. I am hearing Trump is going to come to the event himself. With Trump, we never know, but if he does come, it will be an epochal moment in declaring that Indian Americans have arrived in American politics and must be courted by politicians the same way...
by sudeepj
16 Sep 2019 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 538801

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2057377/1-islamabad-refuses-backdoor-talks-new-delhi/ Islamabad refuses backdoor talks with New Delhi By Kamran YousafPublished: September 16, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor diplomacy with India after some powerful countries as well as certai...
by sudeepj
11 Sep 2019 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ignore that it is Praveen Swami for a moment and do read. Pretty worrying scenario, hope MAD has this already wargamed and is ready to deal with it https://www.firstpost.com/india/four-weeks-after-abrogation-of-article-370-in-jammu-and-kashmir-islamists-threaten-to-seize-political-high-ground-73077...
by sudeepj
04 Sep 2019 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3595
Views: 641575

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

IAF officers seem to have their own definitions of "Generations of Fighters". And that definition is not in sync with the typical definitions we are used to in general. The impression I get it, their definition is linked to the current proven capability of a Fighter rather than technology...
by sudeepj
04 Sep 2019 03:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3595
Views: 641575

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

Back to back 6 Su 30 MKI take off from some airbase in India with a lone drummer cheering them by the side of the runway --- with lots of newly built or under construction hangers.. quite a video --- I wonder which airbase it is. Another quality video from the best Aviation videographer of India (I...
by sudeepj
03 Sep 2019 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 73
Views: 8242

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

abhik wrote:

IIRC there are BRFites who have contributed/campaigned for this guy.


Mike Honda would have been better than this snake.. :rotfl: He came to power based on a subliminal 'Sooth Asian' campaign.. Now he has done this.
by sudeepj
03 Sep 2019 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4702
Views: 892043

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

The one image that answers the questions about the LoooongBow Radar. yes we did get but not all have it nor do all need it. Would love a word about this from Vivek_Ahuja about right now. The placement of the radar atop the main rotor must require blanking of the radar harmonized to the rotor RPM. E...
by sudeepj
30 Aug 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 73
Views: 8242

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

Here is the problem.. Khalistanis are organized, Islamists are organized, Hindus.. not so much! At most, we have some people willing to write the max allowed donation checks. But we cant cause any negative outcomes for these politicos. The other groups (with their voting in primaries, with their 'l...
by sudeepj
30 Aug 2019 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

So far, four murders by Pakistani terrorists: https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/280819/srinagar-two-nomadic-gujjars-killed-by-militants.html Truck driver murdered by stone throwers: https://www.france24.com/en/20190826-truck-driver-killed-in-kashmir-ahead-of-modi-trump-talks 65-...
by sudeepj
24 Aug 2019 01:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Going by the reactions so far, it looks like the Pakistani playbook will be to get a bunch of Kashmiris killed by provoking the security forces and attack India using that angle. If it comes after a terror spectacular in mainland India, so much the better in confusing and muddling up the issue. How ...
by sudeepj
22 Aug 2019 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682502

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://theprint.in/opinion/being-indian/chidambaram-arrest-shows-a-new-normal-under-modi-shah-nobody-is-above-the-law/280632/ Chidambaram arrest shows a new normal. Under Modi-Shah, nobody is above the law Is Chidambaram’s arrest a turning point in Indian politics? Most certainly, yes. It is not j...
by sudeepj
21 Aug 2019 22:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 682502

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I said we need a distraction from JK .next is Sonia and pappu Sonia and Pappu not so soon, IMO. Better to leave incompetent generals at the head, while lopping off lose ends. PC had 0 mass base that could have caused any issues. He is self evidently corrupt. His only 'importance' to the system was ...
by sudeepj
20 Aug 2019 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

LOOK at this school in J&K https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-49394618 Now compare with schools in, say, Tamil Nadu or Keralam: The best in the nation in actual education as opposed to stone-throwing and goat-buggering: https://www.edexlive.com/news/2019/jan/20/kerala-government-schools-...
by sudeepj
14 Aug 2019 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Re. Christine Fair: ... and also hardline Christian atheist (which she is). No she isn't, she's Jewish (as she herself has said on occasion); but really, she's not a believer of any kind, she's an atheist left-wing Islam-pasand hater of conservatives. A ll the bile she spews against Trump and Repub...
by sudeepj
14 Aug 2019 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

ehh... she just doesnt like Hindus, which is a very common position across hardline Christians/Whites, and also hardline Christian atheist (which she is). The only Hindu she will like is an ex-Hindu or a Hindu in a museum. Unfortunately, her priors mean she is not even asking the right questions, s...
by sudeepj
13 Aug 2019 22:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

CamS, sorry to break your heart with respect to Unfair Bibi. As I had said, she is a Nagin. This is her "balanced" article on 370. Nauseatingly Equal-Equal. And her love for BJP and equating it to White Supremacist Terror is not going to go unnoticed. She should be ghosted at all future I...
by sudeepj
13 Aug 2019 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3602
Views: 605275

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I would say make it next 5 years. It will take time for the new system to take root and people adjust to new reality. At the end of 5 years, no Pakistan should exist to make any claim. Jihadis will always be there, IA just need to ensure they reach their ultimate destination. Mobile internet should...
by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 03:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67307

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Scenario #2 - You do have access to this information. This proves that not only are you clueless, but you are equally dangerous. People who are in the know will not come on a public forum and say something this asinine. Having some information is not the same as 'leaking' it. There is co-operation ...
by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 74945

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

once again good take by Coupta ji, as ramana ji pointed out , Pakistan has run out of options. Terror attacks will invite retribution from India, that too disproportionate. Beside Karachi is soft belly of Pakistan where largest no of Pakhtuns live, India can turn it bad for Pakistan there. For ever...
by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 02:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67307

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Rakesh ji, I am quite capable of defending an idea and seeing any situation from multiple perspectives, something you are quite evidently, incapable of doing. For instance, one can see the danger and opportunity of a security relationship with the US at the same time. Demanding that I 'defend my id...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 23:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 74945

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Its instructive to observe the BJP coverage on this issue: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=BBC+news+kashmir Its dominated by India bad, Kashmiris upset, protest, violence etc. etc. etc. check out VOA news and its a lot more balanced. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=voa+news...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 74945

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

I have a contrary opinion of the paki reaction so far. With the expected toothless steps they are trying to lull us into complacence, in the same way GOI did after pathankot attacks. mark my words, expect a paki style attack attempt in the next 2-3 months using which TSPA will try to prove to kashm...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 74945

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Watch Ajai Shukla. May be his followers can explain what he trying to say to the world at large. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AEOwnwScAA Not a Shukla follower but why is a Turkish talk show important to what we think or do? Under Erdogan, Turkey is on the rapid road to ottomanization.. which wi...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 21:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67307

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Rakesh ji, I am quite capable of defending an idea and seeing any situation from multiple perspectives, something you are quite evidently, incapable of doing. For instance, one can see the danger and opportunity of a security relationship with the US at the same time. Demanding that I 'defend my ide...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 74945

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

US State Dept reacts to reports in the media. Contrary to press reporting, the Indian government did not consult or inform the US Government before moving to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special constitutional status. - AGW https://twitter.com/State_SCA/status/1159114095909580800?s=20 This is delicio...
by sudeepj
05 Aug 2019 22:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: J&K Property Discussion
Replies: 9
Views: 2797

Re: J&K Property Discussion

At 12:18 of the Amit shah speech posted in strat forum has precisely this point. Property value in srinagar not appreciating due to article 370. With that gone we might see Noida redux in srinagar. Weather in Kashmir is really something else. Now that gilobal waaarming is here.. I would like to dry...
by sudeepj
05 Aug 2019 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67307

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Arya Rakesh, I think the discussion has run its course. Ill end this with just a couple of observations. I am disappointed that you are not finding this instructive. I will very much miss our discussions. Please look at India's trade figures. There is this thing called google.. Our no 1 trade partn...

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