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by Prithwiraj
25 Feb 2021 05:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1513
Views: 474421

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Apparently the spyware hardware and other important details used on Saab Erieye platform (used by PAF among other air forces) has been compromised through hacking of Bombardier systems and released on Dark Web Link https://warisboring.com/bombardier-has-spy-plane-information-hacked-released-on-the-d...
by Prithwiraj
10 Feb 2021 06:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3565
Views: 615196

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

A Japanese Soryu class sub while surfacing hit a Hong Kong registered bulk carrier damaging its,sailplanes and commns. eqpt.It now can't dive or communicate.Strange how Japan's best sub class can't detect a huge noisy bulk carrier! Was wondering the same.. it is the lead ship of Soryu class HV40fwz...
by Prithwiraj
03 Feb 2021 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 556
Views: 478425

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Can we get our submarine back please since China is now openly backing up military junta and vetoed UNSC resolution against Myanmar
by Prithwiraj
29 Jan 2021 00:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3797
Views: 759296

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

<snip> How about 36 Raffies + 6 MRTT + 40 used-M2000Cs from French AF (life-extended to 3-3.5K hrs) for 5.5b Euros - they can keep their junk-Panthers for their own use, thank you!! FrAF does still have 50+ M2K Cs I think ... and IIRC they are up for replacement by the Raffies, but fund-crunch is d...
by Prithwiraj
25 Jan 2021 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 558
Views: 133999

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Trainers are pre cursor to actual orders so the price might not reflect true production cost. Since it is for conversion training from legacy platforms I look at it as more of a demo price of a software for first time deals
by Prithwiraj
23 Jan 2021 12:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4447
Views: 1119858

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/01/spacex-to-set-record-for-most-satellites-launched-on-a-single-mission/?amp=1 Looks like ISRO’s low cost model of micro satellite launches have got some serious competition. Space X next mission is planning to deploy 144 Satellites beating previous record set b...
by Prithwiraj
13 Jan 2021 19:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 558
Views: 133999

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

HAL needs to be careful avoiding any kind of sabotaging effort
by Prithwiraj
11 Jan 2021 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 2036
Views: 426859

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... -delivered

French are upgrading their fleet of late production Mirage 2000D to serve them till 2030
by Prithwiraj
10 Jan 2021 00:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 2265
Views: 412492

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Bloomberg has an article out today(behind paid wall)which says US Carrier (Ford -13.2 billion dollar) EMLS Catapult and arresting system (3.2 billion dollar) is still prone to frequent outages 3 years after commissioning. And we believe China will get it right first time?
by Prithwiraj
05 Jan 2021 23:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2680
Views: 420896

Re: Military Flight Safety

IAF mig 21 crashed shortly after take off in Rajasthan. Pilot ejected safely@ Livefist
by Prithwiraj
04 Jan 2021 01:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1833
Views: 380160

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

This is an abandoned factory. I am "hopeful" that our procurement team did not visit these kind of sites to make a call !!!
by Prithwiraj
03 Jan 2021 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1833
Views: 380160

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

I hope these are not those mothballed mig 29s we have placed an order for
by Prithwiraj
25 Nov 2020 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2477
Views: 570842

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Apparently two predators have reached India on a lease deal!. https://twitter.com/ani_digital/status/1331560058287579137 Indian Navy inducts two American Predator drones on lease, can be deployed on China border Livefist reports they are Sea Guardian - and running sorties over Bay of Bengal https:/...
by Prithwiraj
25 Nov 2020 07:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 315
Views: 72760

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

USN Navy video on Malabar 2020

by Prithwiraj
25 Nov 2020 07:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3435
Views: 879419

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

USN Video on Malabar 2020 part 2

by Prithwiraj
17 Nov 2020 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29172

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Azerbaijan is rich in gas and it shows in the sudden development in their capital Baku. The formula 1 race in Baku Circuit is a proof that the country (Its leadership believes in show-off) has aspirations backed by serious funding from govt. Armenia on the other hand sadly left looking for crumbs fr...
by Prithwiraj
17 Nov 2020 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 2036
Views: 426859

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

It is official: Greece is requesting the purchase of 18-24 American F-35 fighters from the USA Following the decision of Kyriakos Mitsotakis to supply 18 twin-engine French Rafale fighter jets (six new and 12 slightly used), the Greek government officially addressed Washington asking for the immedi...
by Prithwiraj
31 Oct 2020 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29172

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

What about some kind of electro magnetic micro bust? A lot of insect repellents use these kind of technologies where they either create uhf burst or a mass suicide traps like uv light to draw them close in masses.
by Prithwiraj
29 Oct 2020 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1174
Views: 204292

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Turkey is demonstrating their claim to the throne of Islamic world by displaying military prowess over their rivals in middle east. TSP will provide the foot soldiers and China will happily bank roll this campaign if it can upset the apple cart of the west and create another global distraction it c...
by Prithwiraj
19 Oct 2020 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3713
Views: 801039

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Extra Ordinary times creates extra ordinary business models...just because it is not usual does not mean it is not normal in today's aviation industry
by Prithwiraj
18 Aug 2020 15:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 556
Views: 478425

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Ex Indian Kilo spotted in Myanmar so the handover is completed though it is an open secret that it is manned by Indian crew. http://www.hisutton.com/Myanmar-Navy-Submarine.html Also interesting to know that Myanmar quietly inducted a landing dock ship Mottama. https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/20...
by Prithwiraj
01 Aug 2020 16:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1360360

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Look at the guy at right photo bombing :) https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1286618459887951873?s=20 ---> Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhuri (‘Chau’) appointed the next Air Officer Commanding-in-chief of the IAF’s ‘sword arm’ Western Air Command. Takes over at the end of this month. Is that mock up ...
by Prithwiraj
01 Aug 2020 16:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1023585

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

It's too late to mount a military attack now when the enemy is well entrenched with clear roads reinforcement in depth areas. We will have to pick another time and place but we must do that. 20 soldiers did not lay down their lives for nothing. Economic decoupling and punishment must continue as we...
by Prithwiraj
22 Jul 2020 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4250
Views: 1242710

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Does not look like it covered a long distance. I guess without knowing the objectives of the trial no point guessing just looking at the video
by Prithwiraj
22 Jul 2020 20:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1360360

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

darshan wrote:Disappointing to see the security protocols in place.

Must be a kid of a senior official or something to get this level of access
by Prithwiraj
16 Jul 2020 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4437
Views: 879843

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

well deserved judgement. his family is mostly abroad it seems so he "needs" to stay in "touch". the email wasn't good enough for this guy. NATSEC be damned. unfortunately, there are plenty of malcontents like him in all branches of govt services. Indian ARMY asked Indian Army Pe...
by Prithwiraj
04 Jul 2020 19:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1216
Views: 207549

Re: Indian IT Industry

Is this homegrown by Reliance? Reliance Jio Launches Free Video Conferencing App ‘JioMeet’ To Take On Zoom; Can Support Up To 100 Participants https://swarajyamag.com/insta/reliance-jio-launches-free-video-conferencing-app-jiomeet-to-take-on-zoom-can-support-up-to-100-participants US Tech Giant Int...
by Prithwiraj
29 May 2020 16:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5718
Views: 807602

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Minnesota used to be a polish enclave with largest polish immigrants settling there... now it has turned into a Somalian enclave. I wonder how Somali people managed to survive the winter of Minnesota. It is brutal!!
by Prithwiraj
29 May 2020 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1360360

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Also Su-30 MKI without a proper long range capable BVR Missile will keep on getting exposed to much smaller jets with better weapons package. We just cant keep on ramping up numbers but not focus on giving them proper teeth
by Prithwiraj
29 May 2020 11:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1360360

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

New types, weapon systems, supports, training etc. What happened to that mothballed mig-29 deal? Is it still on? Also Qatari M-2000 ? Given state sponsor Al-Jazeera being so anti- India I doubt that will happen. Qataris are very deceptive. At-UAE vetoed OIC (Pakistani) move against India for Kashmir
by Prithwiraj
29 May 2020 07:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5718
Views: 807602

Re: Understanding the US - Again

US is cancelling visas of thousands of Chinese grads studying in US Universities suspected of having ties with Chinese Military https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/28/us/politics/china-hong-kong-trump-student-visas.html The Trump administration plans to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate...
by Prithwiraj
28 May 2020 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2179
Views: 286834

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

the article clearly stated that HAL personnel from marine turbine division are not willing to travel to Kerala.... etc. Also if overseas guys are also not able to travel for obvious reasons.....
by Prithwiraj
27 May 2020 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3936
Views: 815679

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

Why does some of the Su-30MKI radomes have a different shade? Is there any qualitative difference?

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by Prithwiraj
21 May 2020 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2179
Views: 286834

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

May be to free up the dry dock for maintenance or other projects
by Prithwiraj
21 May 2020 18:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 2179
Views: 286834

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Covid-19 caused further delays for the trial of INS Vikrant http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2020/05/covid-19-delays-indigenous-aircraft.html The long wait for India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, is set to be even longer. Senior naval sources say the Covid-19 pandemic has set back...
by Prithwiraj
21 May 2020 04:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1219500

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Unlike commercial manufacturer no one within HAL will take the risk of garnishing data for the fear of so called corruption charges and CAG findings pointing out data fudging etc. For internal audiences. All the HAL leadership must be super defensive to protect their pension and post retirement bene...
by Prithwiraj
20 May 2020 15:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1513
Views: 474421

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

With Embraer almost certain to be lapped up by Chinese after failed Boeing take over chances and possibilities of additional E-190 is remote now.

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