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by member_20317
15 Oct 2014 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129791

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

Shiv ji you have been focusing on 'family' for sometime and your write up is normally acceptable on those grounds. Specifically, the idea that law is not morality makes clear sense. Law beside not being Morality is also not a Logic. It is merely codified convention. As you go along describing your o...
by member_20317
15 Oct 2014 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3610
Views: 657567

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

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Differing axis of TV nozzles+chute deployed+flaps deployed.

Any pilot here can educate us?
by member_20317
14 Oct 2014 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 158357

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

Australian PM, after glorious search for MH370, now plans to lose the rest of his underwear Australian PM Tony Abbott vowed to "shirt-front" Vladimir Putin over the MH17 disaster. "Shirt-fronting" is a term used in Australian rules football, referring to an aggressive, front-on ...
by member_20317
14 Oct 2014 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 207517

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

HAL can be divided into many entities with HAL itself retained as a Holding company just like Tata Sons etc. HAL Helicopters Ltd, HAL Tejas Ltd, HAL Assembler systems Ltd etc. With that each company can be progressed separately or private side can be involved by strategic sale of shares. This will ...
by member_20317
13 Oct 2014 21:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 811318

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

can someone tell how the fabled "25 litre chamber" is the current gold std in 155/52 in terms of range vs presumably other smaller chamber? what chamber is being referred here? my idea was the shell goes in, followed by the modular cylindrical charges which are also 155mm in diameter and ...
by member_20317
13 Oct 2014 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2871
Views: 134235

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Wow! Birather, Bakistan has so much progress. Baki nucklear powered navel submarine, in the background, has reached Mangla dam en route to Cheena. It will cruise under the Himalayas and into the warm embrace of the tallel than mountains and sweatier than honey ching friend. See our Baki Birather, Ga...
by member_20317
11 Oct 2014 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129791

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

The best I can tell, Barnett got his 15 minutes of fame in 2004, and has faded away since. Barnett is not the issue. The issue is that some crackpot like Barnett can actually take birth. And before you know it there would be elaborate thesis on what and who is against whom. Then there would be pro ...
by member_20317
10 Oct 2014 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129791

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

shiv saar, not only Peace and Literature Prizes but even the Nobel Prize for Economics, or rather the " Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences" has been used for Western agenda abroad, for example the 1998 Prize to Amartya Sen. I think it is time for some countries in Asia like India, ...
by member_20317
10 Oct 2014 11:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 937143

Re: Small Arms Thread

prostitution is illegal in many countries. Arre bhai, the saying is not used in that sense always. Almost every word in Indian languages can be used with multiple meanings. That is the structure of things here. You remember the interaction between Joey & Rachel of Friends. Joey : "Yep – th...
by member_20317
10 Oct 2014 11:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 298989

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

IRNSS segment consists of seven satellites, including three satellites in geostationary orbit and four satellites in inclined geosynchronous orbit. IRNSS-1A and IRNSS-1B, the first two satellites of the IRNSS constellation, have already started functioning from their designated orbital slot after e...
by member_20317
10 Oct 2014 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129791

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/10/08/the-baby-was-wrong-color-but-that-reason-for-lawsuit/ZCxZswYlTdM0mSEz1TkSbP/story.html Here is what happens when you focus too much on what is wrong. You end up wrong and any attempt you make still end up wrong howsoever many the trials. They all yield ...
by member_20317
09 Oct 2014 12:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 201529

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

The Rafale deal will hang fir until the French relent on the cost.If they realise that other options are being considered they will come down in haste. You are making it sound like Rafale negotiations are a housewife's haggle. India has signed nothing with the French, yet. Till the time the ink dri...
by member_20317
09 Oct 2014 09:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 986
Views: 85527

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Having played some part in the latest derailment on Rafale thread and being sorry for the same…. @Admin, Just so we don't push each other into early death - like 40 something bitter people and having seen everybody's pain at going through these friendly fires, here is my humble suggestion. Why not c...
by member_20317
08 Oct 2014 13:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 201529

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Actually they will fly in any serious manner, only when the Unkil gets off from the wrong side of the bed and needs help in one of its many expeditions. Otherwise they will be allowed to be flown around, inside a cage, as much as it may be thought fit. But why hanger queens. After all it is meant to...
by member_20317
07 Oct 2014 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 455
Views: 92649

Re: Military Humor and related

Yes off course we do it. In fact they learnt it from us Indians.

We use Gangajal and Gaumutra. These people corrupted that to bottled water and alcohol......

See India! Again...First!
by member_20317
06 Oct 2014 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2305
Views: 476302

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

They added two circular notches in the belly, much like the wheels on a glider. I see no reason why these planes can't be launched hundreds of times without much structural damage. Ok now I know why these two semi-circular notches were there. Had they been full wheels they would have been almost ha...
by member_20317
06 Oct 2014 09:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 117096

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Infact, the problems in middle-east also are because the Bhaarath has remained weak. Starting from Iran to Indonesia and Tibet to Lanka is part of Bhaarath's sphere. If Bhaarath becomes strong, then all these will automatically gravitate towards Bhaarath. If Bhaarath becomes weak, then it creates a...
by member_20317
06 Oct 2014 09:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129791

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

I guess the world should learn from the dharmic family system which have brought the male:female ratio to such excellent proportions. Or those who were responsible for the thousands of cases of bride burning cases a year circa 1990. The systems evolved in India (as anywhere) to take care of the eld...
by member_20317
06 Oct 2014 09:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2305
Views: 476302

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Great stuff. Two queries: 1) Why was the moving target track considerably smoother compared to the static target track which was a bit jittery? I would have expected it the other way round. 2) How do they ensure that the safety of the hardware esp. the camera head in such loose earth unprepared land...
by member_20317
05 Oct 2014 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129791

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

Shiv ji I don't remember having thanked you for the gems you leave in your large number of posts. I may or may not agree with all you have to say but I have benefited from your efforts. Thankyou saar. .................... Re. your post above I have heard similar stories from Himachalis, Punjabis and...
by member_20317
05 Oct 2014 13:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 207517

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

V Rahguvanshi has been warned against on BRF earlier, so I also read up the link. Isn't 12 Billion USD too much to be put into a LCA line for 250 units? Mere capital cost works out to 48 mil USD per unit. Then there would be other items of the P&L. I am not an expert but I guess the line would b...
by member_20317
05 Oct 2014 12:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 207517

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

As per defencenews, IAF has put up a demand for 250 Tejas mk2 and the government is offering an equivalent of $12 billion to help set up a parallel assembly line from the private sector, basically creating a HAL competitor. http://www.defensenews.com/article/20141004/DEFREG03/310040022/India-Offers...
by member_20317
03 Oct 2014 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2160
Views: 370778

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Probably the best shot Mig 21 action. Worth watching on HD. Good steady camera handling.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CstlTh00bMU
by member_20317
02 Oct 2014 20:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524554

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

How about Persia begin some kind of cross between Pur and Si-ah - Pur of the Si-ah with Si-ah going to become Shia and onto to Shite today. :P
by member_20317
02 Oct 2014 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 455
Views: 92649

Re: Military Humor and related

Space monkey caught by brave North Korean pilots thanks to the advanced hi flying spacecraft in the background.

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by member_20317
30 Sep 2014 16:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 360120

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

^ I was suspecting that something like this would happen. Now expect NaMo to contribute as much in Middle East hopefully in training and support. If Ajit Doval, V. K. Singh, NaMo etc think this is worthwhile then I guess it is. Just hope these guys get to keep Afg out of Paki hands for sure. Hope th...
by member_20317
28 Sep 2014 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 177058

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

On Aaj Tak Turdeep keeps asking people how much they paid for the ticket in black. And people reply all the talk about buying tickets in black is Congress organized propaganda. Keeps asking if all communities (IOW ROL/ROP) feel the same way for NaMo. Punya Prasoon Vajpayee on Aaj Tak feeling like du...
by member_20317
27 Sep 2014 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Biological Warfare
Replies: 49
Views: 6421

Re: India and Biological Warfare

Many many years back I had read that Ebola is less of a trouble because it is a very very fast acting virus. Infected people get the symptoms within 24 hours and are dead just as fast. So the only real danger is that the medical personnel who may have gotten exposed themselves to the bodily fluids/e...
by member_20317
27 Sep 2014 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2305
Views: 476302

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

It is a trivia but Boeing Condor should still have the altitude record at 67K+ ft. Proteus in wiki is stated at 63k+ ft.

How would you rate the Condor in terms of endurance (all things being equal except the aerodynamics)
by member_20317
25 Sep 2014 17:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 301693

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

This is the old US-PRC playbook of transferring WMD to munnas. This was done in the past wrt TSP. First Chinese nukes to be delivered using non-nuclear US supplied F-16s which got the required upgrades from Turkey and later Chinese M-9- M11, North Korean NoDong etc. End result will be Iran will go ...
by member_20317
25 Sep 2014 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 153735

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

I think based on the Wiki lists, if we ignore Flybys then Mariner 9 can be classified as a possible success in 1971.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_missions_to_Mars

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariner_9
by member_20317
24 Sep 2014 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 7073

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

A lot of cyber warfare is not equal equal to hacking. What about opinion management?
by member_20317
24 Sep 2014 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 153735

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Victor wrote:
SBajwa wrote:What is the life of the orbiter? How many years/months?

6 months expected.


Yes but somebody mentioned the fuel requirement was 25 kg and the actual remaining is 45 kg. Baki, Surya Dev to hain hi.

So ............
by member_20317
24 Sep 2014 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 153735

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

DATA RATE 40.00 kb/sec FREQUENCY 2.29 GHz POWER RECEIVED 5.37 x 10-55 kW vina, the bandwidth is huge! it is multiplexing - perhaps TDM. ps: I may be wrong in the definitions here.. but what I want to point is the data rate is 40kbps, and not the receiving capability of deep space network. Bhai ji, ...
by member_20317
24 Sep 2014 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2871
Views: 134235

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Haram Haram, you thing that is a pig bigeon. I initially thought that was a Hoori. See no rectum. All Bakis know Hoori haj no rectum but lots and lots of bindliyon ka guuda. ...................... All Bhindians to All Hoories : Congrats to you ......... whatever too. After all you ........... whatev...
by member_20317
24 Sep 2014 09:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2871
Views: 134235

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Mard-e-Momin to all Bhindians: Howsoever hard you Bhindians try your MOM will not pee successful. We Bakis will gibe a pifitting rebly to all kaafur plans to imbovrish us. We have the bower of kathamullah. Nopody can bhin ober us. Chee bhat our Men Pin Plack did to the earlier Kuffar Orspitter Pissi...
by member_20317
23 Sep 2014 19:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 363862

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Bhaisahab, Time will tell, but I am betting that it is going to be the other way round. You cannot convince IAF for taking up a single seat version. The kind of sensor support that will be required in future, a two seater will become an absolute necessity for providing effective defense. Actually tw...
by member_20317
23 Sep 2014 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2871
Views: 134235

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

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Tayiyaraa-e-Mars at launch bad

Last Minute Checks by Biratheran-el-al-Takniki

T -59 Seconds and gounting.
by member_20317
22 Sep 2014 20:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 94362

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Sir, wrong thread. Pls post your fariyaad on BRF forum feedback here viewtopic.php?f=24&t=6643&start=160

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