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by Bart S
27 Apr 2018 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1891
Views: 220265

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

Increasing trade with China is not good. You seem to be very obsessed with my opinion, but your conclusions are sh*t. Saaru .... As I opined, this visit of Modi is all to do with increasing trade with China. 1. Trade with the world is good. Therefore trade with China too is good. Trade with the wor...
by Bart S
27 Apr 2018 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2478
Views: 160212

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

PAKISTAN'S WORLD CUP-WINNING HOCKEY GOALKEEPER MANSOOR AHMED OFFERED FREE TREATMENT IN MUMBAI, CHENNAI; AWAITS MEDICAL VISA Fortis Hospital offers Ahmed, 49, free treatment in Mumbai, Chennai; an “overwhelmed” Ahmed says all he wants now is a medical visa. Cheers :( Wow so the same mofos who charge...
by Bart S
27 Apr 2018 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1785
Views: 346015

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

Pak's JF-17 aircraft of present, but Tejas aircraft of future : IAF chief http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pak-s-jf-17-aircraft-of-present-but-tejas-aircraft-of-future-iaf-chief-118042700019_1.html "If all the fighter (jets) of the Indian Airforce were high-end fighters the...
by Bart S
26 Apr 2018 03:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2565
Views: 235876

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

The point really was should invest 4-6 billion dollars into this venture and get hardly any IP for it. Given that RuAF isn't adding these in numbers, all the debugging and growing pains are ours and ours alone. If this were an equal partnership with joint r&d and production (Airbus kinda model?...
by Bart S
25 Apr 2018 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 798
Views: 64581

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

One particularly bright light in this terribly dark moment, was the exquisite policing of one Constable Ken Lam, who acted with all restraint and professionalism to subdue the suspect without firing a shot! As he closed the distance, the arresting officer holsters his pistol and extracts his expand...
by Bart S
23 Apr 2018 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1891
Views: 220265

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

Chinese money is welcome if they can give us really low interest rates, but not the strings that come attached. No Chinese workers (maybe some extremely high-skilled roles like design consultants etc might be OK) and no Chinese equipment or other concessions to them, and all projects must be cleared...
by Bart S
22 Apr 2018 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1891
Views: 220265

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

BTW, even Chinese understand the difference between Tactical vs Strategic posture ... https://www.oneindia.com/international/india-revised-china-policy-tactical-adjustment-not-strategic-change-says-global-times-2682438.html India’s revised China policy just a tactical adjustment, says Chinese media...
by Bart S
22 Apr 2018 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Hybrid war First generation warfare was about uniformed soldiers fighting wars with ‘massed manpower using line and column tactics’. This was back in the 18th century. Second generation warfare used ‘rifled muskets and breach-loaders’, ending the line and column tactics. This was back in the 19th c...
by Bart S
19 Apr 2018 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Busy "Suo Moto" Saquib (AKA CJP Of Pakiland !) Goes After Ex Senator For Making "Anti- Judiciary" Remarks On A TV Show :roll: This is the same idiot who said that when Gwader was built US dollars would be lying in gutters all over Pakistan. The latest comedy is from a few days a...
by Bart S
19 Apr 2018 02:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473126

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

By the way, for those who wonder about the Russian strategy towards Pakistan, it is aimed at the U.S. There are analysts (Catherine Austin Fitts, etc.) who say that the U.S. stock market is propped up by the money laundering associated with drug trafficking (from Afghanistan/Pakistan/etc.). If that...
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

PTM Leader Threatens Pakistan Army With Death :roll: Asfandyar Bhittani ‏Verified account @BhittaniKhannnn Ali Wazir of PTM "Hey Pakistan Army, you have done XYZ to us, i/we will KILL you" We request @betterpakistan @SalahuddinKhanM @KP_Police1 to take appropriate action against Ali Wazir...
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473126

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Cain Marko wrote:^actually Phillip just posted that article in which the word was used, aap ko itni kyun takleef ho rahi hai Saar. It's not like comrade Philipov made the call or wrote the article.


Sirji, please read his post, the quoted commentary was entirely his.
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 02:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473126

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

So the guy from Aisi Waisi bank who made an unsolicited call to my phone with an 'exclusive' credit card offer really meant that among all the other customer relationships, I come first? Yay :mrgreen: Point is that you called aisi waisi bank, not the other way around... No, the point is the wet dre...
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 02:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

RCase wrote:^^^
What is wrong with My Laard? He is covered up like a shariah compliant wimmens, while his wimmens are all posing with him uncovered!


Pakis are infamous for relationships with Sheep/Goats, I would imagine that he is displaying the proper sharia compliant attire for said Sheep/Goat. :rotfl:
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473126

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

^ Just wow. Shocking levels of Paki attributes on display from the Russians in that piece: A sense of entitlement, denial and refusal to accept any faults of their own, unwillingness to recognize reality and instead making up logic to suit their delusions, a series of falsehoods and half-truths pres...
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 00:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1868
Views: 205170

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Everybody's eyes are now on Pakistan's balance of payments situation, and this is being used as an example of the destructive effects of CPEC/OBOR. For this reason alone, I don't think the Chinese will let Pak slide into default. I think the next loan tranche from the Chinese will be at a very reas...
by Bart S
15 Apr 2018 00:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 727716

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

There is no plans S-400 for ABM which means most of associated equipment are not likely to be procured even then I don't how extensively they been tested. Russian systems often fail to live up to the hype, even recent strikes in Syria they couldn't even shoot down one cruise missile ( reports are c...
by Bart S
14 Apr 2018 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 33338

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Will it be OK to wear shorts and t-shirt to the ship visit? Or is that considered disrespectful? The heat is oppressive now in Chennai.
by Bart S
14 Apr 2018 19:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473126

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

The phone call,which was initiated from the Indian side,is an indication of the seriousness with which the GOI takes of the situ in the ME and the special relationship India has with Russia.,which both sides apparently want to further strengthen. into an "exclusive strategic partnership"....
by Bart S
13 Apr 2018 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 33338

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Just got back from the naval visit. One word: AWESOME!! I managed to visit all 4 ships, INS Airavat, INS Kamorta, INS Sumitra, and INS Sahayadri. How long did the whole process take, from checking in at Island Grounds to finishing the tour? And can one optionally tour just one or two ships or is it...
by Bart S
13 Apr 2018 04:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Peregrine wrote:
03. I N D I A : GOLD : 14 – SILVER : 06 - BRONZE : 09 - TOTAL : 29

30. TerrorIstan GOLD :00 – SILVER : 00 – BRONZE 03 – TOTAL : 03



So the ratio of 1 Bious Paki = 10 Kafir Indians remains intact. :rotfl:
by Bart S
13 Apr 2018 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473126

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Fascinating video from Defexpo, watch from around 2:00 to hear directly from a guy who really knows what he is talking about, how our 'strategic partner' and 'only trustworthy friend' screws us over on spares:

:rotfl:

by Bart S
12 Apr 2018 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 795
Views: 96984

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

^^^^ We need to provide debt insurance for the affected. It should work this way - country X takes on huge debt from the Chinese. After some years of making merry with Chinese money, one fine day X says "China, I am bankrupt, I can't pay you back, bye bye". China gets pissed and threatens...
by Bart S
12 Apr 2018 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 33338

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Kakarat wrote:
Bart S wrote:
What does PM stand for? Is that section unavailable on all days or just for the initial couple of days?


Prime minister pavilion


Ah, OK. Just saw that PM is in Chennai today, so figures.

Hope they open it up after he is done visiting.
by Bart S
12 Apr 2018 10:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 33338

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

There is a DD program on Defexpo running live now There was a spicial PM pavilion and most of the important weapons are displayed their and we werew not allowed there From the tv program It seems Kalyani mounted 155mm ULH is also ready and is being displayed at the PM pavilion What does PM stand fo...
by Bart S
12 Apr 2018 02:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

ICC forms a 3 person panel to go into the PCB claim of USD 70 Mio from BCCI consequent to GOI halting bilateral and trilateral cricketing contacts with the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan on account of the Islamic Republic fomenting Mohammadden Terrorism targetting Indi...
by Bart S
11 Apr 2018 14:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1737
Views: 251799

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The biggest items Chini export are PCs/tablet/phones, earphones, heaters etc. Fundamentally commodity items nothing high profile. We need to grab this market. Here are my export areas which we can do. 1.Commodity hardware exports 2.Private industry led Arms manufacturing 3. Private industry Ship bu...
by Bart S
11 Apr 2018 03:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4391
Views: 305428

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

web hyperscale is the only scale. 100 mil each for mum and del 50 mil each for chennai, blr and hyd 30 mil for ccu & kochi n * 10-20 mil for the rest its time to roll. Most importantly, the capacity to expand to at least 2X and preferably 3X of those numbers. If Beijing has close to 100M passen...
by Bart S
11 Apr 2018 03:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4391
Views: 305428

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

It might be costlier to run large planes on short-haul flights, with even 1-2% differences in cost making one carrier uncompetitive vs the others. But this is just a guess, I have no data to back up that conjecture. What is an issue certainly is the woefully inadequate infrastructure at most domesti...
by Bart S
11 Apr 2018 02:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4310
Views: 297553

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Is there a mens and womens team event for badminton just like there was for TT, or is that it for the team events?

Added later: guess not...nothing on the schedule along those lines. Strange that they would have it for TT but not badminton, could be because TT is less physically taxing.
by Bart S
10 Apr 2018 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518179

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

abhik wrote:Are those actually built by L&T or are they the first set of fully built/knocked down kits imported from SoKo? The K9 deal was finalized only a few months ago.


It's just glorified screwdriver giri. We should have done this in-house based on Dhanush/ATAGS and Arjun.
by Bart S
10 Apr 2018 14:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 314
Views: 76991

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The issue is not about what Pakistanis can afford or buy. The issue is Russian treachery in even offering to discuss these platforms with them which makes them untrustworthy and not a good partner. Ominous signs for us given the deep involvement of the Russians in our equipment inventory. It will t...
by Bart S
10 Apr 2018 14:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1868
Views: 205170

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The hans have a lock on the pakis but they have never been nor are they capable of being a civilization capable of generosity. The pakis thought that they were cleverly derisking ameriki aid by sidling up to the hans and playing off the hans against the amerikis but it seems that the hans had a ver...
by Bart S
10 Apr 2018 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 314
Views: 76991

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pakis officially claim a lot of things last year they claimed flanker will be purchased from Russia but was later refuted , since 2010 their air chief claims j10 will be inducted in large numbers and later j20 but we have yer to see a single j10 in past many years The issue is not about what Pakist...
by Bart S
09 Apr 2018 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 33338

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

I am thinking of taking my cousin along with me (he loves this stuff), but he is still a 17-yo high school student. The website is confusing - in the main page, it says "children below 16 years will not be permitted", but the admission policy mentions the cut-off as 18 years. I am in a di...
by Bart S
07 Apr 2018 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1868
Views: 205170

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

History’s shackles American hardware supplies in the mid-1950s gave us a misplaced sense of military superiority, and our position on Kashmir hardened into rigid anti-India dogma. I recall my two-month attachment with a Punjab infantry battalion as a fresh civil servant in the late 1960s. When I me...
by Bart S
07 Apr 2018 16:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211867

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

anupmisra wrote:Image


Ugly as **** with a sharia compliant beard too :mrgreen: Quite apt as their national animal.
by Bart S
07 Apr 2018 16:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 795
Views: 96984

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

It is quite simple. Nepal is very welcome to tell us they don't like us and would prefer to take Chinese money. Well within their rights, to make us their enemy, for no apparent reason. In return their children would loose the privilege of right to work & live in a future 10 trillion economy, s...
by Bart S
07 Apr 2018 16:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4310
Views: 297553

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Absolutely shocking and biased umpiring giving Pakis 2 penalty corners with 0 mins left on the clock and allowing them to equalize. There was absolutely no evidence of any foot in the video and the gora commentators also clearly said that there was no foot involved.
by Bart S
05 Apr 2018 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 33338

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Any idea if cameras would be allowed into Defexpo? The visitor pass page mentions stuff that is forbidden but does not list cameras but I don't want to cart something around in the heat if it is not going to be allowed. What about on the warship? Should I even bother taking a camera with me? What ab...

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