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by VinodTK
21 Jan 2020 03:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4031
Views: 681412

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Country faces flour crisis: Wheat quota of 180 flour mills stopped in Punjab LAHORE: As the country is facing a serious flour crisis , Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday took notice of a news item aired on the media regarding unilateral increase in flour price in some districts of ...
by VinodTK
20 Jan 2020 07:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2373
Views: 623344

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

India tests nuclear-missile from undersea pad

NEW DELHI: India tested its nuclear-capable K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), designed to have a strike
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by VinodTK
11 Jan 2020 22:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1612
Views: 256218

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

This Is How the U.S. Navy Hunts Nuclear-Armed Chinese Submarines Washington, D.C.) The increasing global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the US, continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to accelerate production ...
by VinodTK
11 Jan 2020 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3533
Views: 587535

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

Tsai’s Record Victory Moves Taiwan Further From Xi’s Grasp (Bloomberg) -- Xi Jinping’s goal of bringing Taiwan under his control moved further out of his grasp as the island’s voters re-elected a president who has vowed to defend its sovereignty, raising questions about the success of China’s Taiwa...
by VinodTK
05 Jan 2020 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3277
Views: 629240

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Air Force set to get two more warning systems The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) last month cleared a Rs 9,000 crore joint proposal of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Indian Air Force to purchase two Airbus 330s and convert them into 360-degree long-range capabil...
by VinodTK
29 Dec 2019 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3891
Views: 868897

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^^ You cannot buy if you do not have the money, ask GOI why there is no money / sufficient budget allocation to pay.
by VinodTK
29 Dec 2019 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 621450

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Poor funding in defence could hit country’s global image: House panel : : : “The Committee notes that in 2016-17, instead of Rs 75,553 crore, only Rs 62,619 crore was allocated. Similarly in 2017-18, instead of Rs 91,382 crore, only Rs 68,965 crore was allocated. In 2018-19, instead of Rs 1, 10,044...
by VinodTK
29 Dec 2019 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modi Appoints Chief of Defence Staff (CDS): News and Discussions
Replies: 165
Views: 29319

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

Government Amends Rules, Service Chiefs to Now Retire at 65 if Chosen as CDS New Delhi: The country on Sunday moved a step closer to getting its first-ever Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), with the government amending the service rules of the three arms of the Indian Armed Forces, extending the retire...
by VinodTK
29 Dec 2019 20:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3891
Views: 868897

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

IAF fighter jet fleet in need of immediate attention Tribune News Service New Delhi, December 28 With the MiG-27 fleet having been phased out of the Indian Air Force (IAF), reducing the fighting fleet further, the Ministry of Defence will now push for faster production of Tejas fighter jets and loo...
by VinodTK
23 Dec 2019 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 621450

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Stone laid in 2013, just boundary walls come up at country’s first varsity It is just the boundary walls that have been constructed of the Indian National Defence University (INDU), a first-of-its-kind in the country, even as it has been six years since the then Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh lai...
by VinodTK
23 Dec 2019 14:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1767
Views: 511148

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Fom Defenseworld.net: India May Sign Deal For 20% Cheaper LCA Jets At DefExpo-2020 India is likely to finalise the INR 40,000 crore contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas jets, 20% cheaper from previously quoted price, next February at DefExpo-2020 event in Lucknow city, Uttar Pradesh st...
by VinodTK
22 Dec 2019 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1024
Views: 284713

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

China overhauls Pak firepower, to supply 236 howitzer guns : : Pakistan Army inked a deal with China Northern Industries Corporation (NORINCO) this year to procure artillery guns, the SH-15 Howitzer. Pakistan wants to procure 236 of these artillery guns with transfer-of-technology (ToT) clauses and...
by VinodTK
12 Dec 2019 16:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 152
Views: 36911

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

^^^^ From Dailyexcelsior.com:After Spike ATGMs, Army deploys 10,000 SiG assault rifles in J&K AMMU, Dec 11: The anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir especially the Valley and the Line of Control (LoC) have got a major boost with induction of 10,000 newly acquired American made SiG Sauer a...
by VinodTK
06 Dec 2019 20:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4670
Views: 565465

Re: Internal Security Watch

Rape is horrible, but encounters are a blot on our system, says New Delhi: Reacting to the encounter of Telangana rape and murder accused, Congress leader Karti Chidambaram said that ‘encounter’ killings are a blot to the system. : : : "I don't know facts of what happened in Hyderabad. As a re...
by VinodTK
06 Dec 2019 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4670
Views: 565465

Re: Internal Security Watch

Rape is horrible, but encounters are a blot on our system, says New Delhi: Reacting to the encounter of Telangana rape and murder accused, Congress leader Karti Chidambaram said that ‘encounter’ killings are a blot to the system. : : : "I don't know facts of what happened in Hyderabad. As a re...
by VinodTK
04 Dec 2019 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3533
Views: 587535

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

How Good Is Taiwan's New Hypersonic Missile? Taiwan has begun production of a new land-attack cruise missile. But the island country still is badly outgunned by China’s own, much larger missile arsenal. Taiwanese media on Aug. 4, 2019 reported that the country’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Sci...
by VinodTK
04 Dec 2019 03:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4031
Views: 681412

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistani tycoon agrees to hand over $244 million to settle UK probe LONDON (Reuters) - The Pakistani real estate tycoon Malik Riaz Hussain has agreed to hand over 190 million pounds ($244 million) held in Britain to settle a British investigation into whether the money was from the proceeds of cri...
by VinodTK
22 Nov 2019 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 173111

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Indian Army to soon get longest range 'Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System' Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: India’s first indigenously built Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) with automated ammunition handling facility will be inducted in the Army soon. The 155 mm and 52 calibre howitze...
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2019 02:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4069
Views: 663702

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Line Of Control | Patriot With Major Gaurav Arya



Good changes in equipment and protection gear, night fighting capabilites
have to see till the end to see the surveillance equipment

GOI should get rid of LMG's and replace them with 50 caliber machine guns to give range and punch
by VinodTK
12 Nov 2019 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 279
Views: 73090

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

For all the experts on BRF who keep calling T90 a tin can please read the following Maybe Indian Army experts might know little more about T90 then the BRF experts Meet Russia's T-90 Tank: It Blew Up All Over Syria Even the most heavily armored main battle tanks are significantly less well protecte...
by VinodTK
01 Nov 2019 04:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3933
Views: 576152

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

Extremely good show on Indian Radar history and the future, lot of good information by Dr. V K Saraswat

by VinodTK
01 Nov 2019 04:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 336
Views: 66586

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

Nothing official yet. But you can guess from the AMCA design iteration over the last decade. It has progressively grown larger and heavier. The powers be should get away from genaric sizing (LCA, MCA) naming approach. Develop and build an aircraft that can cover Yunnan, Guangxi, and Guangdong provi...
by VinodTK
27 Oct 2019 21:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2373
Views: 623344

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

India’s 1st floating test range ready, ballistic missile defence trials on cards India is set to test its ballistic missile defence (BMD) Phase II interceptor missiles and other futuristic weapons next year with its first floating test range (FTR) in place to allow trials at different ranges withou...
by VinodTK
19 Oct 2019 01:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4193
Views: 467653

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Clinton says Russia 'grooming' US Democrat for third-party 2020 run Washington (AFP) - Hillary Clinton has warned that Russia, which interfered in the US election she lost in 2016, is "grooming" a Democratic candidate for a third-party run next year, signalling congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard...
by VinodTK
19 Oct 2019 01:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3065
Views: 178527

Re: Positive News from the USA

Moved it to Understanding US thread
by VinodTK
19 Oct 2019 01:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3065
Views: 178527

Re: Positive News from the USA

Clinton says Russia 'grooming' US Democrat for third-party 2020 run Washington (AFP) - Hillary Clinton has warned that Russia, which interfered in the US election she lost in 2016, is "grooming" a Democratic candidate for a third-party run next year, signalling congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard...
by VinodTK
17 Oct 2019 04:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447654

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech



Security Scan - Tackling Drone Threat
by VinodTK
07 Oct 2019 04:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 621450

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1



NewsX Polstrat Opinion Poll Predicts Clean Sweep for BJP In Maharashtra & Haryana
by VinodTK
07 Oct 2019 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2856
Views: 445399

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017



UK Indian origin MPs unite against Labour Party to withdraw resolution on Kashmir |NewsX
by VinodTK
06 Oct 2019 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3509
Views: 606971

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Elite Commandos Airdropped in Kashmir’s Ganderbal Forests After Militants Sighted on Trek Route to Srinagar Jammu: A massive military operation to locate ‘hiding militants’ is underway since last ten days in Gangbal forest areas of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir after the killing of two susp...
by VinodTK
06 Oct 2019 03:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3891
Views: 868897

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

PM Modi’s new aircraft with missile defence systems lands in June 2020 The aircraft will be the first set of planes that will only be used by PM Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. Two long-haul Boeing 777 aircraft with missile defence systems that will serve on Pri...
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2019 06:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4069
Views: 663702

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Cross posting from Missiles thread Army inducts Israeli 'tank killers’ till DRDO develops indigenous ones NEW DELHI: Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan. The Army has begun to induct a limited number of Israeli Sp...
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2019 06:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2373
Views: 623344

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Army inducts Israeli 'tank killers’ till DRDO develops indigenous ones NEW DELHI: Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan. The Army has begun to induct a limited number of Israeli Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATG...
by VinodTK
27 Sep 2019 06:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4468
Views: 778052

Re: Indian Military Helicopters



Security Scan - HAL's Light Utility Helicopter
by VinodTK
26 Sep 2019 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447654

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

MALE UAV loss a setback for New Delhi From FlightGlobal: The recent loss of a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAVs during experimental flight trials is a setback for an ambitious programme of India’s Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). A developmental prototype of the Tact...

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