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by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 02:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

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Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories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: 75509

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories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Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories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: 75509

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories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Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories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: 75509

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories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: 67675

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: 75509

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: 2819

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: 67675

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...
by sudeepj
05 Aug 2019 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 75509

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

- Article 370 made it necessary for the centre to get the state legislature's approval for introducing any policies or constitutional powers to the state.​ This in turn means that the Governor, who is being treated as the 'State' govt at the moment, was able to move the resolution to the President....
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 629760

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1157316965771481088
ANI: Bharatiya Janata Party has issued whip for its Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the Parliament from 5 to 7 August.


Looks like its 35A/370.
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 629760

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://twitter.com/Aakashhassan/status/1157319720032337920 "Big breaking @MehboobaMufti not being allowed to move out of her residence. She wanted to meet Farooq Abdullah . @news18dotcom" https://twitter.com/AdityaRajKaul/status/1157330705732513794 Rumours being spread about House arrest...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 21:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

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. One of finding new markets for us. One of finding excess capital (from middle east/Japan) for investment. WB development programs. Political support in the UN. Market for what? Defence Products? ...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 21:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 629760

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Nobody can blame this govt. for leaking information.. https://publish.twitter.com/?query=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FOmarAbdullah%2Fstatus%2F1157298830234152961&widget=Tweet Omar Abdullah says: "I have so many questions & not a single answer. I’ve met people today who occupy important p...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 04:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

The problem is that they do not want to win Indian trust, but rather treat India like any of their other allies. Basically a master-serf type relationship. And neither should India be desperate for them to REwin Indian trust. What is the point of that actually? Then the relationship will be stillbo...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 04:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: J&K Property Discussion
Replies: 9
Views: 2819

J&K Property Discussion

If 370 & 35A go away, what are some places for a jingo to buy some property in Rishi Kashyap's land?
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 02:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 629760

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

If 35A/370 gone, who is going to buy some property in Jammu or Kashmir? :-D We need to start a jingo property thread. I am very excited! :twisted:
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 02:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

If India had taken initiative to completely open the Chahbahar port and supply lines, proposed some kind of modus vivendi between Iranians and the Jews, perhaps the US would have had a different option. Perhaps all logistics could be transhipped from a Mumbai or Gujarat port through Chahbahar.. Are...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 02:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Rakesh ji Aiyoo! Drop the ji please :) And this is a long post, so when replying....do not quote the entire post please. Arya Rakesh, Please dont take my relative criticism of Indian babus to mean that the conduct has been good. It has been short sighted, downright vicious in cultivating ******** l...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 01:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 629760

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016



38,000 troops in two weeks! I will have to say that 35A is as good as gone now.
by sudeepj
01 Aug 2019 00:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Will India provide the Taj Mahal or the Konark Sun Temple on lease? How about the Andamans then for a US base? Virginia class, LA class, jet engines.. are strategic advantages for the US. If we had these we would not 'give' them away. Why should we expect them to 'give' it to them? In return for wh...
by sudeepj
01 Aug 2019 00:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

To win a conflict against Pak on our own terms, we need things like: SDBs, PGKs, Navigation equipment, command control, electronics.. missiles like meteor, javelin , etc. etc. etc. In javelin usa stipulated they will only sell us very very limited number of launchers OTHERWISE IT WILL TILT THE BALA...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Virginia class, LA class, jet engines.. are strategic advantages for the US. If we had these we would not 'give' them away. Why should we expect them to 'give' it to them? In return for what? You trivialise Chakra lease, as "so what's the big deal Russians are giving it for money" Shucka ...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 04:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Will India provide the Taj Mahal or the Konark Sun Temple on lease? How about the Andamans then for a US base? Virginia class, LA class, jet engines.. are strategic advantages for the US. If we had these we would not 'give' them away. Why should we expect them to 'give' it to them? In return for wh...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 02:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

How come we could afford M2000 from that French island and not the Rafale? For a projected 5T economy, we should be able to afford it!! Yes we need our own for bulk of the fleet. But I don’t understand why we can’t afford a fleet of Rafale like the SU30. Total Mirage 2000 produced: ~ 600 Total Rafa...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 02:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

@ sudeep : Will the US - in her new avatar of providing salvation to India - provide the following ---> A Virginia Class boat on lease? Too complex for us to operate? Perhaps a Los Angeles Class boat then? How about assisting India in the creation of a nuclear reactor to mount on an SSBN like the A...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 02:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

1. Russians did not 'give' us anything. We paid for it. Can you please refrain from portraying India as a supplicant before Russia? Even if we are ready to pay usa isn't ready to give/lease/sell us any nuclear submarines. ... Enemy america wants wants to actively destroy and break India in many pie...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 02:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

What works today is an international system of cooperation where weapons are integrated from subsystems sourced from a global industrial, technological and intellectual supply chain. This is how weapons are made. What is achievable is to plug into this system as one partner. To think about modern t...
by sudeepj
30 Jul 2019 21:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

@ sudeep : All very good points. Just one point of my own - the future that India sees and the future that the US sees are night and day . Unless those two visions meet, it will remain a very transactional relationship. India has weapons to buy and America has weapons to sell. It is that simple. Ev...
by sudeepj
30 Jul 2019 21:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Both countries should not approach relations as if we are starting from a blank slate. Historical Indian support for the USSR and the US support for Pakistan are both millstones that the respective establishments should throw overboard at the first instance. Unless we make our own weapons and induc...
by sudeepj
30 Jul 2019 21:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

There is room for some soul searching here for both India and the US. Before doing = = watch the video where re ad td. RAW chief N.K. Sood says how CIA funds commies and other separatist orgs in Bharat, to actively weaken Bharat. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1240258899468337&id=5...
by sudeepj
30 Jul 2019 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4303
Views: 754470

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

^^sir pakis realize their limitations..i suspect their strategy would be to fall back and defend their destruction... This has to be a worry for the Indian war planners.. what if we throw a war and no one comes? If in a future war, PakMil follows the strategy of hiding their assets and personnel, t...
by sudeepj
29 Jul 2019 22:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 67675

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Russia sells Su35s to China, nobody cares... US gives some support package for F16s to Pak, everybody losing their minds... There is room for some soul searching here for both India and the US. India routinely overlooks weapons technology transfer from Russia to China and the recent threats from Ru...
by sudeepj
28 Jul 2019 21:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 540860

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Donald is pushing some dangerous buttons in the south & north blocks. Who does he think he is.. Leader of the biggest and the fastest growing democracy in the world?
by sudeepj
27 Jul 2019 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3095
Views: 511694

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Rishi Sunak appointed Chief Secretary treasury is son in law of Narayan Murthy ^ Bojo is educated in a private school and Oxford. As stated successful mayor, for the first time there is a cabinet which actually believes in Brexit and he has no love lost for Ummas , in 2007 he lamented ‘no spread of...
by sudeepj
24 Jul 2019 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4303
Views: 754470

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Yup Shakargarh should be the made a killing zone, rather than advance, Pakis must be destroyed and gates to Isloo opened, we should also amass enough Sam's to keep the PAF away. For Pakistan a rapid advance by Indian Army here threatens GHQ Rawalpindi, hence most of their miltary assets are in Nort...
by sudeepj
11 Jul 2019 00:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 766899

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Why those two? For accuracy we have to evaluate the cost of their delivery mechanisms too. Personally, I don't see the need for the Excalibur. We have rockets with pinpoint accuracy and higher range now. I don't know the exact costs, But I can't see how they will be very dissimilar. Number of 155 t...
by sudeepj
09 Jul 2019 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 933
Views: 247671

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Prasad wrote:Where is this requirement coming from all of a sudden? I wonder if they evinced interest in such ammunition earlier? I remember there was talk of Krasnopol rounds but dont think IA even tried those.


Krasno carp was bought after kargil. Didn't work in kashmir.
by sudeepj
09 Jul 2019 03:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 852010

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I am still wondering why Wing Commander Abhinandan took the risk of crossing the LOC on 27 Feb? He wanted the F-16 kill really bad, which is good, but I think he twarted both the ambush of Su-30's and the F-16's from getting more bombs on target, 1 LGB was launched very successfully and only a luck...
by sudeepj
06 Jul 2019 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2787
Views: 656974

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The subs will have to surface to recharge the li batteries without AIP. Limited endurance, in other words. The li batteries would be smaller, which is just how the japs like their subs, but li batteries are not the holy grail. Li-Ions will almost make AIP obsolete. A lot less noisy, less volume/com...
by sudeepj
05 Jul 2019 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2787
Views: 656974

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Singha wrote:the latest soryu hull is the first one to shift into Li-ion batteries.


Li-Ions will almost make AIP obsolete. A lot less noisy, less volume/complexity than AIP, instant power ramp, stable chemistries are available.. Whats not to like?

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