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by Neshant
31 Oct 2018 09:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3066
Views: 639921

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

they are going to produce way more Tejas' than they project due to delays on the AMCA and growth of rival airforces.

start planning for larger production volumes now instead of wasting billions later on imports and upgrades of outdated junk in the IAF.
by Neshant
31 Oct 2018 08:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 284
Views: 71118

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Don't know where else to put this so i'll put it here.

A guy making a thap (himalayan wood burning stove) by hand.

Looks exhausting just watching him work at it, and he has no safety equipment.

Small enterprises need to find a way to flourish in a world of large companies.

by Neshant
31 Oct 2018 07:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 293050

Re: International Military Discussion

Documentary from 2000.

Indian army UN "peace keepers" were stationed there but in actual fact were at war with various rebel factions.

Also bunch of mercenary-for-hire organizations operating there.

by Neshant
29 Oct 2018 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 534822

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China's President Orders Military To "Prepare For War"

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10- ... repare-war
by Neshant
29 Oct 2018 01:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2423
Views: 57950

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

https://blogs-images.forbes.com/startswithabang/files/2018/09/resized-wave.gif A mezmerizing animation of a gravitational wave. India needs to build the electronics and optics of the emitter and detector of it's own LIGO. Merely having it handed from overseas does not do much to advance development...
by Neshant
28 Oct 2018 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 946
Views: 120888

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

The $60 billion infrastructure China claims to have built for Pakistan is barely worth 1/5th of that over-invoiced bill.

China does not want World Bank to do an analysis on the real cost of that infrastructure nor its potential for (non) profitablility since it's a debt trap scheme.
by Neshant
28 Oct 2018 03:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3510
Views: 245813

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Not a word from muslim countries.. So much for Muslim br0thahood. The br0thaz are silent. ------- Inside China's internment camps: Tear gas, Tasers and textbooks. Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/inside-chinas-internment-camps-tear-gas-tasers-and-textbooks/articleshow/66...
by Neshant
28 Oct 2018 03:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 534822

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Not a word from Muslim countries.. How long till they start locking Pakistanis up and tasering them with cattle prods for non repayment of debt. ------- Inside China's internment camps: Tear gas, Tasers and textbooks. Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/inside-chinas-intern...
by Neshant
28 Oct 2018 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2524
Views: 321086

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Not a word from muslim countries..

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Inside China's internment camps: Tear gas, Tasers and textbooks.

Read more at:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wor ... 342546.cms
by Neshant
18 Oct 2018 07:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7842
Views: 637283

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Cut the politics, D-Street says cash ban was worth it & why! Financial firms will always want people to be forced to put hard earned money into their hands so they can siphon off commissions. That's because financial, accounting..etc firms don't really produce anything of value. Their entire li...
by Neshant
14 Oct 2018 02:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1044
Views: 101263

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Somehow I doubt they would say there were problems found in the design of the engine itself as that would kill the entire program. It's always a faulty tube here or a loose nut there.. Back in the real world, investigation boards go with evidence and what they know best at the time. They do their j...
by Neshant
13 Oct 2018 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1044
Views: 101263

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

brar_w wrote:A faulty fuel tube (quality escape most likely) is the likely culprit of the F-35B crash from last week.


Somehow I doubt they would say there were problems found in the design of the engine itself as that would kill the entire program. It's always a faulty tube here or a loose nut there..
by Neshant
11 Oct 2018 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2524
Views: 321086

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Not a peep from Saudi Arabia and other Muslim br0thers..

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China launches anti-halal drive 'to fight extremism'

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wor ... 156646.cms
by Neshant
11 Oct 2018 11:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 534822

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

how real their stealth claims are remain to be seen but they sure are churning out new angled shaped aircrafts. ------ Imminent Trial Flights Expected Of Chinese Stealth Bomber - "Deterrence To Our Enemies" https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/styles/inline_image_desktop/public/in...
by Neshant
11 Oct 2018 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4499
Views: 764708

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Even at 70 - 80 kN wet thrust, the existing Kaveri - once certified - can be used on other platforms and even on the Tejas as a LIFT type aircraft. I doubt it will ever see its usage on the Tejas. The certification of just about anything in aerospace is a long and expensive affair. Not only would t...
by Neshant
11 Oct 2018 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4499
Views: 764708

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Ramana-ji, the existing Kaveri turbofan which GTRE shut down in 2014 was revived in 2016. Safran has completed the technical audit and has stated that the engine is ready to be test flown on a Tejas test bed. However, the expected wet thrust will likely not exceed 70 to 80+ kN. GTRE will test the e...
by Neshant
11 Oct 2018 09:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2524
Views: 321086

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

SSridhar wrote:The Chinese are the only ones supplying weapons to Terroristan on credit nowadays. The small export from Russians is on a hard cash basis.


its all free, not on credit.
by Neshant
11 Oct 2018 07:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3066
Views: 639921

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

After an F-16 was hit by a Stinger fired by TTP, the Pakistanis use F-16 for long distance destination using Lockheed Sniper pods outside Stinger range and JF-17 as bomb mules to drop the actual bomb. The JF-17 has no guidance capability and is dependent on the F-16 for designation. Is the guidance...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 713
Views: 94855

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

What sort of equilibrium will emerge after this confrontation comes to a close, in one way or another, remains to be seen. But I believe that it will be one in which significant damage is done to China's current way of war by business practices. Internal strife with significant leadership disruptio...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 713
Views: 94855

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

despite the loud denials by apple and amazon about the hw spyware thing, bloomberg has stood by its story and come up with a second story today. the repercussions are catatrophic for the vast number of govt owned servers and sensitive corporate servers worldwide. not even a govt has the resources t...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 946
Views: 120888

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Seen through another lens, US is getting Canada, EU, Japan, South Korea..etc to fall in line with it's trade battle against China. US will not allow these countries to position themselves as a trans-shipment point for China made goods into the US as a means of circumventing tariffs on China's export...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 534822

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://www.bgr.in/news/utraq-indias-own-gps-module-launched/ These are GPS receivers Modules based on IRNSS supported by GAGAN/NaviC signals, designed using L5 and S bands. It is owned by Ramakrishna Electro Component & manufactured by Shanghai Mobiletek . Chinese manufactured product sold in ...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1041
Views: 114459

Re: Indian IT Industry

https://www.bgr.in/news/utraq-indias-own-gps-module-launched/ These are GPS receivers Modules based on IRNSS supported by GAGAN/NaviC signals, designed using L5 and S bands. It is owned by Ramakrishna Electro Component & manufactured by Shanghai Mobiletek . Chinese manufactured product sold in ...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 162539

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

LCA already has a huuge draggy wing. Rather than adding canard, perhaps it would be better to adopt AMCA wing design or layout. (without internal bay off course) Where did you get this from..? And who says canards add to drag..? And how adopting AMCA wing design (basically creating a new aircraft) ...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1041
Views: 114459

Re: Indian IT Industry

More spyware build into electronics from China.. Yet India is sourcing critical components for a ton of Telecom and telemetry equipment from China. ----- New Evidence Of Chinese Spy Hardware Found By Ex-Mossad Investigators; Super Micro Shares Plunge A major US telecommunications company found "...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4058
Views: 333072

Re: Internal Security Watch

More spyware build into electronics from China.. Yet India is sourcing critical components for a ton of Telecom and telemetry equipment from China. ----- New Evidence Of Chinese Spy Hardware Found By Ex-Mossad Investigators; Super Micro Shares Plunge A major US telecommunications company found "...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 534822

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

More spyware build into electronics from China.. Yet India is sourcing critical components for a ton of Telecom and telemetry equipment from China. ----- New Evidence Of Chinese Spy Hardware Found By Ex-Mossad Investigators; Super Micro Shares Plunge A major US telecommunications company found "...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 15:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 87
Views: 25056

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

More spyware build into electronics from China.. Yet India is sourcing critical components for a ton of Telecom and telemetry equipment from China. ----- New Evidence Of Chinese Spy Hardware Found By Ex-Mossad Investigators; Super Micro Shares Plunge A major US telecommunications company found "...
by Neshant
10 Oct 2018 08:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 946
Views: 120888

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

X Posted on the Analyzing CPEC & Terroristan Threads Terroristan Reduces the CPEC US$ 60 Billion Loan by US$ 2 Billon and takes a Further Loan of US$ 42 Billion! They are trying to become "too big to fail". Take more and more loans until the lender(s) becomes their hostages fearing th...
by Neshant
09 Oct 2018 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 946
Views: 120888

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

These internal needs will take some cash away from Naval buildup Cpec obor infa spends When they say they gonna pump money in, they going to pump it into their military and other such R&D activity. Where else would it go. They have enough roads, bridges and empty apartment blocks. I doubt they ...
by Neshant
08 Oct 2018 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 162539

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

They better prepare to keep the production lines for MK1A rolling for more orders on account of inevitable delays in inducting the MK2 with all such major changes.

That will happen for sure.
by Neshant
08 Oct 2018 22:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2229
Views: 269114

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

More bizarre-ness unfolding.

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Pakistani Poker: Playing Saudi Arabia Against China

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10- ... inst-china
by Neshant
07 Oct 2018 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2229
Views: 269114

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

500,000 Chinese professionals to be moved into Pakistan doing what ? ----- Surprisingly, recent news that China seeks to settle hundreds of thousands of its citizens in Gwadar went almost unnoticed in Pakistan, with few outlets publishing stories on it. According to the Economic Times, CPIC “bought ...
by Neshant
07 Oct 2018 22:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1041
Views: 114459

Re: Indian IT Industry

Looks like China made bugged crap will be going into millions of civilian based systems.
by Neshant
07 Oct 2018 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3400
Views: 338692

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

One more useless post deleted. This thread is not meant to troll in.

- Karan
by Neshant
07 Oct 2018 20:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3066
Views: 639921

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Enough trolling. If you can't contribute productively to threads then stay away from them.

-Karan M
by Neshant
07 Oct 2018 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 534822

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Russia trusts China far less than it trusts the US.
by Neshant
06 Oct 2018 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2229
Views: 269114

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Interesting that China will not front more money to Pakistan. Despite the massive over-charging China has done on CPEC projects, it won't write down Pakistan's debts by any significant amount. Instead it wants IMF to do the dirty job of squeezing Pakistan to get the govt to increase taxes and tighte...
by Neshant
06 Oct 2018 14:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 162539

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

Comparing the LCA to the Arjun is to be completely unaware of the difference in requirements. The Arjun is a heavy tank developed for the IA which is all about medium tanks. Thats because the IAs need for a heavy tank receded as the TSP guys never inducted the M1A1 That line has been peddled a mill...
by Neshant
06 Oct 2018 13:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 946
Views: 120888

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

chetak wrote:
why would this guy be so foolish as to go back??

Maybe, the extended family that he left behind in china was used to lure him back??


Rich people in China will be looking for a way out of the country asap before they get spirited away like the Interpol chief one fine day.

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