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by Bart S
07 Sep 2019 03:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1921
Views: 204740

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

To fail is to succeed. I thank the fine folks at ISRO to dare and dream and persist in the face of failure. The entire nation is with you, ISRO. We are rooting for you folks to try again!! I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas A. Edison The real success of the missi...
by Bart S
07 Sep 2019 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1910
Views: 232050

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Hate to intrude into these dreams of conquest in PORK, but the arrest of Sheila Rashid was IMO a MASSIVE statement by MAD. I wouldn't have expected it, but I can't say I am unhappy... I think that it may backfire. There are dozens of deluded JNU types to replace her, and it will simply make her a m...
by Bart S
06 Sep 2019 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2740
Views: 316781

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014

"Joint Development" offer by Russians generally means that we pay for the development while they develop it while sharing little or nothing with us. The whole exercise is a joke.
by Bart S
05 Sep 2019 04:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1910
Views: 232050

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Day 30. Situation NAAAAAAAAAARMAL. The WM are in such dire straits that they are digging up the death of a"teenager" terrorist stone-thrower who got hit in the face with pellets back on AUGUST 4!!!! How do you get hit in the face with pellets unless you are aiming a stone at the poor guy ...
by Bart S
04 Sep 2019 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2353
Views: 349272

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Violence against any community is 'deplorable': British foreign secretary condemns protests outside Indian high commission - ANI LONDON: British foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Wednesday condemned the recent attack on the Indian high commission building here and said that any violence against the...
by Bart S
04 Sep 2019 21:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2740
Views: 316781

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014

Would make a nice addition to the Surya Kirans team. Will be great for air show displays. :roll:

For frontline squadrons, hope we stick to proven aircraft with a cutting edge sensor suite, high serviceability and from a vendor who does not keep moving goalposts.
by Bart S
04 Sep 2019 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.rt.com/news/467932-pakistan ... ry-mattis/

Pakistan ‘most dangerous country’ in the world with ‘fastest-growing nuclear arsenal,’ says James Mattis
by Bart S
04 Sep 2019 16:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Social media battles are best fought by non-state actors. True, we don't expect GOI stakeholders to be engaging Pakis in cheap twitter battles, no need for them to wrestle with the pigs. However, when countries and vested interest groups opposed to India have weaponized social media and are making ...
by Bart S
04 Sep 2019 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

So Hindu fascist RSS Nazi Moodi govt denying medical care to innocent Muslims (according to Bernie Sanders) is expected to supply life saving medicines to Pakistan now? https://www.geo.tv/latest/246497-pakistan-permits-trade-of-life-saving-drugs-with-india-amid-tensions-over-occupied-kashmir :eek: ...
by Bart S
03 Sep 2019 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Neither. Sethi is a PMLN guy and is basically espousing the opposition (Bhutto/Zardari, Sharif, Fazl-ur-Rehman etc) demand for relaxing the witch hunt that Dimran has orchestrated so that they can deal with external challenges together. The guy's Bibi is aligned with Immy in pakjab. Yes, but it is ...
by Bart S
03 Sep 2019 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Towel-throwing in progress by Najam Sethi https://www.thefridaytimes.com/national-government/ Don't know if it is so much towel throwing as it is a demand for Dimmy to go in favour of a "national government ". Telegraphing of plans by military? Neither. Sethi is a PMLN guy and is basicall...
by Bart S
03 Sep 2019 14:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

So Hindu fascist RSS Nazi Moodi govt denying medical care to innocent Muslims (according to Bernie Sanders) is expected to supply life saving medicines to Pakistan now? https://www.geo.tv/latest/246497-pakistan-permits-trade-of-life-saving-drugs-with-india-amid-tensions-over-occupied-kashmir :eek: :...
by Bart S
03 Sep 2019 14:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 518221

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

Since most of their local industry is sustained by an infrastructure investment boom that often has no basis in ROI but is fueled by massive internal borrowings, a banking collapse might have far reaching impact, at least for a period till they can reset and start over. Another major component is re...
by Bart S
03 Sep 2019 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Err are you guys trying to use Shaik Rashid and laws of physics- like many in his country the man is beyond facts and logic. Yep, he is the railway minister of a country of 240 million people that has only 138 trains (about 1/100th the number that India runs), who yesterday openly admitted that he ...
by Bart S
03 Sep 2019 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://twitter.com/Being_Vinita/status ... 3451226115
Watch the hilarious clip from Zaid Hamid....looks like dreams of Ghazwa-e-HIND have been downgraded into panicked plans for Ghazwa-e-Pind and 'gorilla' warfare to defend their cities from 'Hindu Mushrik' :rotfl:
by Bart S
02 Sep 2019 21:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3750
Views: 679111

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

One thing that experts and analysts have to understand about Indian automobile industry. We will buy a car(or anything) only if we are convinced of its usefulness. In US a driving your own car might be a rite of passage and many americans used to be obsessed about getting one's own car. Although ev...
by Bart S
01 Sep 2019 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 73
Views: 5984

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

Bwt, NONE of them spoke against A.370/35A action but against the "communication blackout" which is true and there is no way to refute that. Listen to a clip of the Bernie Sanders speech, it wasn't just condemning the blackout but read like one of Dimran's rants. Pretty bad and shocking, e...
by Bart S
31 Aug 2019 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://twitter.com/nailainayat/status/ ... 5021839367
Watch Miandad for some entertainment :rotfl:
It looks like there is no force in the world that can stop Pa^is from making a laughingstock out of themselves.
by Bart S
31 Aug 2019 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^^^ yep looks like grounds are being prepared for a coup. looks like paki corn flakes army have goten a hint that they might get black listed in FATF in oct and they plan to throw immi the dim under the bus ,but it is real funny to see ghazwa-hind has turned into fighting a people's war inside paki...
by Bart S
31 Aug 2019 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Towel-throwing in progress by Najam Sethi https://www.thefridaytimes.com/national-government/ I have wondered often about how TFT is allowed to be published while Sethi and Murtuza Solangi etc who write in it are banned and banished from the airwaves and public life (Sethi seems to be banished to L...
by Bart S
31 Aug 2019 02:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

M_Joshi wrote:Why not copy & post the article here if it's so important & useful.


Why don't you click the link, genius, and advise if copy pasting that article in text format without the dozens of embedded screenshots makes sense :roll:
by Bart S
30 Aug 2019 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

x-posting VERY Important read and useful info: https://sniwire.com/defence-security/agenda-driven-journalism-distortions-and-half-lies/ Edited to add some more detail: It is a well researched piece exposing fake news purveyors and their social media timelines, along with screenshots. Might be a good...
by Bart S
30 Aug 2019 18:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 444363

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

ashishvikas wrote:Security Scan - AMCA- Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft

https://youtu.be/PlNlj-HpbDk


First flight in 2032 :eek:
by Bart S
30 Aug 2019 01:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Livestream of Altaf bhai chaddi utaaroing of Taliban Khan and Paki Establishment:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPzOTeel4Ss
by Bart S
29 Aug 2019 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://twitter.com/nailainayat/status/1167055446819188738 More absurd comedy from Sheikh Rasheed, but noted and interesting data point - he says that all 138 trains that run daily in Pakistan will stop for a minute to protest Kashmir or whatever. Wiki says that Indian Railways runs 20,000 trains pe...
by Bart S
29 Aug 2019 03:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1910
Views: 232050

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

What is this innate urge to name any one with a contrarian view a Paki? I have given my identification in the above post for anyone to verify, or the forum moderators can verify via my associated email address. If my recollection of events is different than yours, then you can simply choose to igno...
by Bart S
28 Aug 2019 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 327156

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

^Don't need a 747 for that, it would be needed only if you need to do a massive airlift (~150 tons) in one flight. For routine jobs there are probably a lot more cost effective civilian freighters. Also, most of the freight planes have a quick/temp seating conversion possible (much like a dedicated ...
by Bart S
28 Aug 2019 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

I was actually thinking about IWT today & IMO there is no need to abrogate it for many reasons: 1. Even if India abrogated today, it would take 7-10 years to build the dams to make this effective. Might as well build first. 2. IWT takes away from Pakistan the argument that they need Cashmere fo...
by Bart S
28 Aug 2019 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1910
Views: 232050

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Yes the super accented egg head And we are inviting such people on our TV shows? Not only inviting them but paying them handsomely for their appearances, in fact higher pay for being more obnoxious (for TRPs). Check out Sushant Sareen's twitter feed - he routinely participates in the prime time sho...
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 23:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 327156

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

For palletized loads the A-330 MTTR woul be the perfect fit IMO since it is a dual role (we probably can't afford 2 separate aircraft anyways). As far as C17s are concerned, Qatar has half a dozen of theo, should be our first target. The MRTT concept is probably something that looks interesting on ...
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 327156

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Karthik S wrote:Wouldn't it make better sense to go for C 5 galaxy instead of 747 cargo version?


C5s havent been produced since almost 40 years, and much like the 747s, they aren't as tough as the C17s.
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 17:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 327156

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

^^Doesn't have to be a 747-8F, that would be needed only for special, massive cargo requirements. Regular logistics can be handled by civilian freighters though, even USAF with 270 of these outsources a lot of the logistics flying especially for routine stuff. You get civilian cargo models in all si...
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 17:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

my thoughts on looking at paki obsession in this episode is that they are heading towards a palestine/syria type failed state model. Their economy is tanking, their cities are stinking, healthcare doesnt existing but their national narrative is completely focussed on one item and that is cashmere.....
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 16:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

The latest propaganda from the Pakis to try and rationalize the slap on the face from the UAE is that they gave the award out because Modi intercepted and returned an escaped princess. Their delusions have absolutely no limits. If they had even a pea sized brain they would question why 70 years of b...
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 15:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 327156

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Where do we go for big transports now? The IL-78? The brand new C-17s are like warships with decades of life but I can't see the IAF not needing more than just 11 of them. We should look at getting 747-8Fs, which can do serious heavy lifting, although only with proper airports. The C17s can do a ni...
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 05:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1817
Views: 310931

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

I think this Dimran address has a very important message - he's predicting promising a terror strike on India. This is the first time I've seen ruling Pak leaders talk about a future 'false flag' operation (a term typically used by nut cases like Zaid Hamid post a terror strike). I bet the Modi-Sha...
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 05:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3323
Views: 502115

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

It doesn't appear that F35 was on offer to us at all, even before the Turkey S400 fiasco. Even the statement that LM put out that if we buy the so-called F21 it would open a path to the F35 got withdrawn pretty quickly from their website.
by Bart S
27 Aug 2019 04:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3323
Views: 502115

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

ramana wrote:Today the talk was for 114 planes.
Terms being negotiated.

You mean with France, or America?

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