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by Surya
14 Jan 2016 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 131244

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II

exactly - hence it was stupid on the Iranians to do this - there is no benefit in holding the personnel - its one thing if it was miles inside their territory or some spec op team on land

while the cunning pakis never overtly affect Amir Khan echandee and get away with murder
by Surya
13 Jan 2016 08:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 131244

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II

So much for Irans Chess playing brilliance

just when they had the Saudis on the backfoot - they go and screw up

cannot trust either side
by Surya
10 Jan 2016 22:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 41111

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

No serious grownup, in writing about a high-stakes topic like the aftermath of Pathankot, will casually use a loaded and judgmental term like "screwup" at such an early stage (in fact never) when the air is filled with confusing, contradictory and biased or plain false information or opin...
by Surya
10 Jan 2016 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 41111

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

what a diff

Bakshi calls the DSC our boys

and Panag calls them rag tag -
by Surya
09 Jan 2016 04:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 41111

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analyisis-I

Amber- source for K9 picture?
by Surya
04 Jan 2016 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 152848

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist str

sure - yea get them in military court :shock: and then they will be acquited with the clowns saying evidence is not enough

what then??

all rubbish - H&D
by Surya
03 Jan 2016 23:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Rohit

that also couldmean its more than 1 or 2

there could have been 2 x 4 man teams
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 08:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

RoyG wrote:I don't recall an airbase ever being hit by jihadis before.


Avantipur was attacked in 2001 I think
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 08:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

sanitising ops will take some time
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

the 2 security personnel must be the poor DSC - would be criminal if they still had .303s

slew of pictures of Army deploying outside the base at ANI (delayed)
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 07:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

can Omar abdullah STFU for one day.
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 07:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

ANi has pictures of Punjab police outside - (delayed) - carruing SLRs, LMG
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 07:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Could we please not have the breast beating and wailing on this thread?

Lets use this to record the tactical situation.
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 06:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

If they got in - would expect more than 1 DSC guard to be killed
poor guy
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 06:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

ANI ‏@ANI_news 1m1 minute ago
#Pathankot NSG team & Garud Commando Force are engaged in the gun battle with terrorists, encounter began at 3:30 am, near the air-base
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

RoyG wrote:
Surya wrote:21s and helos

supposedly attackers inside one of the buildings - hopefully isolated

most news outlets still seems to be clueless


thats a good thing.


guess you have a point
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 05:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

puzzled why NSG - should be having Garuds

Shaurya what you watching?
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 05:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4306
Views: 434133

Re: Internal Security Watch

seperate thread for pathankot attack - please post there
by Surya
02 Jan 2016 05:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 46658

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

21s and helos

supposedly attackers inside one of the buildings - hopefully isolated

most news outlets still seems to be clueless
by Surya
31 Dec 2015 03:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1081
Views: 135464

Re: Indian IT Industry

not to mention his own nepotism while maintaining holier than thou approach
by Surya
30 Dec 2015 20:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315617

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

hnair wrote::shock: :shock: :shock:

wait, is there an aft VLS for Kolkota class? Where did that Barak8 popup from?


Ha Ha and you BRF experts thought you knew everything :mrgreen:
by Surya
28 Dec 2015 04:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 134527

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

I can ask that question because I have been impacted by H-1s (very badly). Just out of curiosity? (only broaching topic because of your comments - ) Did you not come here through H1? Unless somehow through some family or marriage or lottery?? If Yes then it makes your viewpoint interesting Even if ...
by Surya
27 Dec 2015 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 131244

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II

as soon as some victory happens - a thousand fathers appear -- I mean the usual 2 appear

when it fails - its all these stupid third worlders
by Surya
27 Dec 2015 07:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5536
Views: 465291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

its a death spiral in current mode - only not reaching bottom thanks to Govermund largesse
by Surya
27 Dec 2015 05:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5536
Views: 465291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

thats the problem IMO

they need to stop these dirt cheap fares, up it a bit, reduce bags to global normal (1- 23 kg) and focus on improved customer service
by Surya
25 Dec 2015 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5502
Views: 569036

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Once again people are smoking something heavy if they think they will get full TOT for $3 or even $6 billion

Karnad is more and more clueless.
by Surya
25 Dec 2015 07:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5536
Views: 465291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

full 5 days later bags arrive

guess one should be thankful that they at least arrived
by Surya
23 Dec 2015 21:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315617

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

ShauryaT wrote:Philip: Clarify one thing please. In your view, is the reservation about ability to manage a Yasen class about IN's operational capability limitations or about production/design via inputs to the SSN project? If the former, care to elaborate?


why why why??

:((

seriously??
by Surya
23 Dec 2015 07:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 246637

Re: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch

YIP

one thing I never understood is why the Soviets did not wage a full flegded counter covert war on the Pakis with Afghan intel.

there were hits on mujahideen but surely they could have done more.
by Surya
22 Dec 2015 07:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5536
Views: 465291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

wow they just offloaded bags to make the take off weight
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city ... s?from=mdr

still no news on the bag front - -
by Surya
21 Dec 2015 07:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5536
Views: 465291

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

you brave people trying AI

Friends neice came in yesterday via Air India
:eek:
250 bags did not get loaded - No news yet from local office in EWR
Voicemail full - no one picks up phone

Finally relatives call up Mumbai and yell and scream
Told bags will be sent on 21st!! -
by Surya
16 Dec 2015 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 364993

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

UN missions are not the heavy combat missions - barring Somalia which ended quickly - (and the US acknowledges our approach but does not care do it themselves -)


The IPKF is the closest - and had very mixed results- in spite of the different approach
by Surya
16 Dec 2015 07:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 364993

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

It is particularly important for the IA fighting on its own soil rather than the US soldier who does a tour of duty and is flown back to Idaho or some place like that for leave. Right and we don't know how the IA would do in a long war in the middle of South America. Or how the US would adapt tomor...
by Surya
16 Dec 2015 04:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315617

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

One of the few things I can agree with Philip Saar is the purchase of some additional new MKIsed Kilos
by Surya
16 Dec 2015 02:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 364993

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

to be fair to the Americans you cannot compare our battles inside our country or even next door to deploying 10000 miles away into a completely alien environment

They are both good professional armies who try their best to adapt and deal with the problem with the resources they have
by Surya
15 Dec 2015 19:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 221730

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

*(IAF pl take note of the vulnerability of $70M Apaches in all recent conflicts)

:eek: :eek: :roll: :roll:
by Surya
05 Dec 2015 11:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 279001

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

someone needs to post timeline of Mtheswarans shameless sabotage comments and his joiining Reliance

maybe someone can be goaded to investigate what he has made out of it
by Surya
05 Dec 2015 07:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 123736

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Again, just my opinion; I doubt GOI is even considering this.


forget GOI - even most of BR does not consider it :roll:
by Surya
05 Dec 2015 06:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315617

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

you cannot go with ships purely by armament and age

Well maintained Rajputs with able skippers have consistently trounced others
by Surya
04 Dec 2015 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 19885

Re: Chennai floods

live wires and open manholes are a nightmare in mumbai floods

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