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by Tanaji
12 Dec 2011 00:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Conduct your own war
Replies: 189
Views: 6299

Re: Conduct your own war

This is a Shiv's version of the Battle of Helms Deep. The Orcs won it by numbers. I would bombard Shivs position day and night using Pinaka and heavy artillery 24 x 7 for 2-3 days. If and when air support is available, I would use runway busting munition to knock out the highway. My pinaka and artil...
by Tanaji
11 Dec 2011 20:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 176496

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

It was our former CNS who was openly against the FMS route as it gave the seller an unequal advantage when determining the pricing and nuances of the deal.Thus Kartik and co.,I'm in good company! There is a couple ex CNS who are peaceniks and WKK types - whats your point?? Want to be in the same co...
by Tanaji
11 Dec 2011 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Conduct your own war
Replies: 189
Views: 6299

Re: Conduct your own war

^^^ Excellent idea Shiv. May I suggest that first we come up some basic ground rules on what constitutes an acceptable way of killing a mission? For example, one cannot conjure up torrential downpours in Mumbai leading to jamming of roads in middle of April since thats not a valid weather pattern (y...
by Tanaji
09 Dec 2011 05:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

So the response is to a peripheral point in my post while the main point, that is India simply does not have sufficient land for largescale commercially viable solar farms - even with the use of fallow or non agricultural land - is ignored. But then why am I surprised? Ps: I'm impressed by the deep...
by Tanaji
05 Dec 2011 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 786340

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Arent CAS aircraft supposed to be Offer decent amount of protection against small arms and slightly heavier fire? I am not saying that we build a Sturmovik or A10, but there should be at least some protection Have high offset intakes to prevent FOD damage Optimized for low level flying How does the ...
by Tanaji
03 Dec 2011 15:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 786340

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Actually I have a slightly different view: the future of aviation is in unmanned aircraft. The proliferation of drone aircraft and its use today is a sign where it is going. I would hazard that technically it is easier to create a unmanned bomber/attack as opposed to a unmanned fighter. Ergo, we sho...
by Tanaji
03 Dec 2011 15:20
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 593535

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

n such a surprise attack, would India not have considered this to be a nuclear first strike by China and responded by activating its deterrents and launching a similar strike against Beijing proper. If I understand properly the Indian nuclear policy is to respond to the launch of a nuclear strike; ...
by Tanaji
03 Dec 2011 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

^^^ Beyond the obvious "what happens at night" type of questions, it is amazing that no one challenges him when he puts up 8000 MW solar BS and the practicalities involved. IT is interesting that the nuclear plant will *provide* desalinated water and solar will *require* water, yet solar i...
by Tanaji
03 Dec 2011 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Meanwhile, at Jaitapur... ..why earthquakes are safe and good for you... Give the officials props for coming out. Where is GOI in all this, only wholesale administrative reforms can get this logjam resolved. Not just about safety but about who is behind the controls and ho the buttons are pressed. ...
by Tanaji
30 Nov 2011 01:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 102784

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Second the tapatalk plugin request. With the proliferation of smart phones, tapatalk support would be great!

Arun Roperia

The error you are seeing is due to the daily backup kicking off.
by Tanaji
26 Nov 2011 16:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 180123

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Eh, I thought the whole FDI thing was targetted to make the food supply chain more efficient. The way it is right now, it is criminally inefficient and anything can be better than the FCI godowns. WE absolutely need more efficient supply chains in the food sector that reduce wastage.
by Tanaji
26 Nov 2011 16:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

It still depends on pumps/motors/valves for safety. Which plant in the world does not use pumps and motors and valves? Can you please give an example? Also: - Liability is still not addressed. WTF? What was the nuclear liability bill then? - Evacuation zone is still 1.5 km with some preparedness pl...
by Tanaji
20 Nov 2011 00:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Er... The aim of the Kudankulam protestors is to change the way Nuclear power is being done in this area. No not really absolutely not. Their aim is to stop the reactor completely. There have been plenty of statements from the protestors about how the reactor needs to be scrapped. You are trying to ...
by Tanaji
19 Nov 2011 23:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 431667

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^^ If it wasnt so sad and having such severe impact on Army's firepower, one could be forgiven for enjoying a bit of delicious schadenfraude over this considering the way the Arjun was treated..
by Tanaji
19 Nov 2011 16:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1017
Views: 86975

Re: Solar energy in India

What is needed is a way to feed into the grid directly and more importantly getting credit for it in a quick and reliable manner. This would bring down the cost of the installation since batteries wont be required, reducing space as well. The devil is in details since its obvious that it can be abus...
by Tanaji
19 Nov 2011 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Eh, where am I agreeing with Chanakya's post? My comment was a sarcastic come back to his following comment With the type of low level comments here , you should set your bar trifle low. None of the quotes in my post are mine, and can be referenced to respective parties. Maybe I should have just quo...
by Tanaji
19 Nov 2011 16:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1468
Views: 131648

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Do maglevs consume more electricity than their electrified counterparts of wheel on steel?
by Tanaji
19 Nov 2011 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Chaanakya, Chetak and Taanaji In US, UK and other Western countries, hundreds of hindu temples are built with enormous donations from Christians and others besides Hindus. Your languages are utterly unwarrented saying Christian Traitor and so on. Such small number of people's hatred attitude toward...
by Tanaji
19 Nov 2011 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Some Nitty Gritty. List of questions needs to be released publicly. No need for secrecy. Sorry theo. You are in wrong company. Do you really expect some questions? You are nothing but christian traitor to the country even though you may have contributed to this country. Your concern is least of our...
by Tanaji
14 Nov 2011 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

^^^ I take it we are self sufficient in naptha, gas and good quality coal? Also, I take it all the gensets that we use for generating electricity are indigenous?
by Tanaji
10 Nov 2011 01:29
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 234016

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

I am beginning to think economics theory is on the same lines of Scientology or homeopathy. Both require suspension of rational belief to make it work.

Adams = Xenu.
by Tanaji
06 Nov 2011 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Ditto! I suppose these eminent personalities are better experts than the AEC an those scientists who have run India's N-plants for decades and the Russian designers and engineers who have set up the plant.Praful Bidwai incidentally is held in high esteem by his Paki counterparts. Of course sir, how...
by Tanaji
28 Oct 2011 23:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 102784

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Mods

I have had a email from Rahul Mehta asking for re-instatement.... Can anyone please comment on his status?
by Tanaji
26 Oct 2011 00:56
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 234016

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Stupid question: how is a haircut different from default? Isnt the end effect the same? On another note: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/15431565 he events are becoming a regular fixture in New York with the company behind them planning to introduce them in the UK. At one event near Times Square the c...
by Tanaji
24 Oct 2011 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Theo_Fidel wrote:Lets keep in mind France does not have much Nuclear fuel of its own.

They will gladly sell us equipment that we then struggle to fuel.


The assumption that DAE is populated by idiots that cannot realize the above possibility may be alluring to you but is untrue.
by Tanaji
17 Oct 2011 22:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5498
Views: 455254

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Shameless Air Parasite at it again, passengers stuck in airplane for 8 hours at Gatwick waiting for take-off http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-15332209 A spokeswoman for Gatwick Airport said airport staff did everything they could to help. She said: "The airline constantly refused to take th...
by Tanaji
16 Oct 2011 16:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4303
Views: 208088

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Why the entire 123 is perfection itself. The perfect agreement, by the most perfect of governments, the UPA, signed by the most perfect of PM's MMS. Of course in all other cases MMS is a low lying curr who works for the ISI. All who question it work for the Pope. Are you denying that the Churches i...
by Tanaji
10 Oct 2011 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 131432

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

Sources in the Congress party say that there is a strong possibility of Rahul being promoted as the new prime minister before the crucial legislative assembly election in Uttar Pradesh and half a dozen other states. There is growing feeling within the party that a change of guard at the top alone c...
by Tanaji
08 Oct 2011 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion
Replies: 1346
Views: 92288

Re: International Nuclear Watch & Discussion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-h ... s-15222259

Oh the noes! Radiation leak.. disaster...

Quick, quick, quarantine everything scottish...

Ban all scotch whiskies...!!! They are radioactive!!
by Tanaji
11 Sep 2011 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Talk by Bharat Karnad at IISc on 30 August 2011
Replies: 329
Views: 15554

Re: Talk by Bharat Karnad at IISc on 30 August 2011

On the other hand, the same page says: The precise technical details are closely-guarded military secrets, to hinder any development of enemy counter-measures. The bus's on-board propellant limits the distances between targets of individual warheads to perhaps a few hundred km Perhaps the way to us...
by Tanaji
11 Sep 2011 21:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895647

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

No one is panicking. I am just curious in the specific points that were mentioned. For example he mentioned that the ships were less than 50 feet apart and it was dangerous, is that really the case? Also I am curious, there are 2 boats, why is it the Indian ship's fault if the distance is less? Cant...
by Tanaji
11 Sep 2011 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Talk by Bharat Karnad at IISc on 30 August 2011
Replies: 329
Views: 15554

Re: Talk by Bharat Karnad at IISc on 30 August 2011

Shiv saab, One thing I never understood: the proponents of small nukes (i.e. < 100 KT) say that multiple smaller hits on a city are more destructive than a single big nuke. I seem to recall that you had also put up graphs that depicted the damage caused as a function of distance. It sounds very logi...
by Tanaji
11 Sep 2011 20:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895647

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

An US naval officers point of view... http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/kc1ze/iama_us_naval_officer_who_spent_5_days_onboard_an/ Not sure what to make of it... or even believe it at all. ~INS Delhi is the flagship and its a bit much. The slave comment gives it away. Perhaps tsarkar or SNaik can...
by Tanaji
29 Aug 2011 22:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India Electoral Reforms - Right to Recall/Reject
Replies: 44
Views: 2487

Re: India Electoral Reforms - Right to Recall/Reject

Can mods unban Rahul Mehta by any chance?
by Tanaji
26 Aug 2011 22:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read
Replies: 461
Views: 56824

Re: Alert! a paki owned 'Indian' defense forum, please read

OT:

What is this Fai reference? I dont get that one?
by Tanaji
10 Aug 2011 00:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 91873

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Opportunistic because there is a confluence of factors: Massive cuts in social subsidies across the boards, primarily the unemployment and disability cover which had been traditionally abused by the same section of people that are currently involved in rioting Rising inflation and unemployment and e...
by Tanaji
10 Aug 2011 00:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 204995

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev

Mods,is there a reason why Rahul Mehta is still banned? He is the be all of RTR, would like to see him on this thread.

BTW I got an exact opposite message from RAhul Mehta saying AH does not support RTR so he thinks Lokpal is a waste.

Me thinks the computer AI has bugs
by Tanaji
10 Aug 2011 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 91873

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Isn't on going riots a case where police should carry guns rather than getting over run by mobs. I think the point shyamd is trying to make is that traditionally British policing has always been a restrained approach unlike the Americans. Deploying armed police is simply not done. Even deploying wa...
by Tanaji
10 Aug 2011 00:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011
Replies: 2935
Views: 91873

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

one thing that is emerging is that this time around its underclass versus establishment, instead of blacks against the white establishment. there are people of all colours on both sides of the line the underclass in the deprived mill towns of northern england are suspiciously quiet... There are rep...

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