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by Prithwiraj
01 Aug 2020 16:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4792
Views: 1137995

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6882
Views: 761427

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: 2956
Views: 851422

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: 4792
Views: 1137995

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: 4354
Views: 785214

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: 1169
Views: 178851

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: 5098
Views: 642996

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: 4792
Views: 1137995

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: 4792
Views: 1137995

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: 5098
Views: 642996

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: 1898
Views: 212352

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: 3631
Views: 670135

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?

Image
by Prithwiraj
21 May 2020 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1898
Views: 212352

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: 1898
Views: 212352

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 & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3320
Views: 957197

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: 1260
Views: 379217

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.
by Prithwiraj
18 May 2020 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 636
Views: 159962

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Can de assemble and reassemble be an option?
by Prithwiraj
17 May 2020 18:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4792
Views: 1137995

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

Guys....during a recent flypast by Blue Angels over Detroit to salute the first responders of Covid-19 --- a drone operator capturing the flypast came extremely close to one of the jets. I believe the drone was literally 2 feet away from the wing-tip of one of the F-18 Hornet. In such close formatio...
by Prithwiraj
17 May 2020 07:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4792
Views: 1137995

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

With so many A-380 being retired by the civilian airlines--- they are currently at throwaway price with lot of airframe time left. Barring sourcing spares and engines --- can IAF scoop up few of them for rapid movement of troops across major metros in a hub and spoke model for rapid deployment of tr...
by Prithwiraj
15 May 2020 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1898
Views: 212352

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Lockdown might have pushed it back... looking at the recent pictures just posted above --- does not look like it is ready yet
by Prithwiraj
15 May 2020 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4416
Views: 974231

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

It can easily draw notice of potential buyers outside these countries.....just like any other marketing strategy you can promote impression and awareness and later try to optimize the marketing funnel by converting it.
by Prithwiraj
15 May 2020 02:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4416
Views: 974231

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Marketing ploy to sell those transports......
by Prithwiraj
08 May 2020 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2616
Views: 371777

Re: Military Flight Safety

A fighter has crashed in Punjab... breaking news
by Prithwiraj
01 May 2020 01:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4416
Views: 974231

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

All are driven by strategic imperatives. No point begging to build stuff at our place like off-setting .... it is nothing but a job making initiative and does zero in-terms of building real capabilities unless we can literally copy the IP like Chinkis. We will keep on importing to please the masters...
by Prithwiraj
29 Apr 2020 01:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3631
Views: 670135

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

We have only three of them and thousands of public pictures of them with serial number. I don't what is the reason of editing out all these and that
by Prithwiraj
28 Apr 2020 04:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1781
Views: 340637

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Russia is very badly hit by collapsing oil prices and it will surely impact their future weapons research and acquisition numbers. With limited budget they probably fold from Syria soon and also showcase more credible deterrent posturing by testing more SLBMs and ICMBs. I fear this is going to be a ...
by Prithwiraj
15 Apr 2020 19:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1404
Views: 258631

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Why do you need 3 Brahmos on a multi-role fighter... how frequently you are going to fire 3 of them in a single mission? A single Brahmos strike is a big escalation anyway....
by Prithwiraj
15 Apr 2020 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1260
Views: 379217

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/big-setback-for-pakistan-as-its-under-development-babur-ii-cruise-missile-crashes-in-second-consecutive-test-failure Babur 2 Missile suffered a failure..... Big Setback For Pakistan As Its Under-Development Babur-II Cruise Missile Crashes In Second Consecutive Test In a...
by Prithwiraj
14 Apr 2020 17:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1523
Views: 123009

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

The upper bunk berth reminds me of railway’s AC coaches. Most striking commonality is that netted magazine or book holder on the wall and reading light
by Prithwiraj
12 Apr 2020 23:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2588
Views: 267392

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

I thought they swore by China.
by Prithwiraj
12 Apr 2020 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4416
Views: 974231

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China suffered two long march rocket launch failure within a month. Google it please for content as I lost password for desktop and posting this from mobile https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/04/china-suffers-its-second-launch-failure-in-less-than-a-month/ Managed to paste from mobile but it is pa...
by Prithwiraj
11 Apr 2020 10:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3551
Views: 646182

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

This will concern the french as well so good that it came out early. They will fix it before we operationalize them
by Prithwiraj
11 Apr 2020 00:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 400
Views: 257531

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

Not sure what is the justification of such a measure ... must be some reasons because I have not seen this in any other forum
by Prithwiraj
10 Apr 2020 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2870
Views: 691927

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

With current oil prices at historical low Russians are getting badly hurt. If we cant get q bargain price now from them we never will. Across all hardware platforms the primary objective of Putin will be to protect jobs rather than earning profit. Keep the factories, shipyards humming.
by Prithwiraj
10 Apr 2020 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 400
Views: 257531

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

I recently left my job so I no longer have access to my work email which is connected to my BRF membership. Now due to an OS upgrade my saved passwords are gone. How can I transfer my email id to my personal id so that I can recover my password. I am managing to post this question using my mobile wh...
by Prithwiraj
10 Apr 2020 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 465
Views: 52761

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

I guess all the investment talk of Aramco and Reliance is on back burner now. This is going to hurt elder Ambani also in his petro business.
by Prithwiraj
08 Apr 2020 08:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 78893

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

India might face influx of fleeing refugees from neighboring countries if their govt. can’t handle the situation. Bangladesh is of particular concern as border is super porous and terrain is flat. We need to completely seal the border If the chini virus goes viral in Bangladesh then it is a worse c...
by Prithwiraj
08 Apr 2020 08:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 78893

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

India might face influx of fleeing refugees from neighboring countries if their govt. can’t handle the situation. Bangladesh is of particular concern as border is super porous and terrain is flat. We need to completely seal the border
by Prithwiraj
08 Apr 2020 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1503
Views: 249434

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

With massive bail out coming due to corona virus a lot of big budget acquisitions will definitely get stalled like nuclear sub as well as additional Rafael as well as even the manned space mission. No country has the appetite for any war any more for next 20 years including US.
by Prithwiraj
05 Apr 2020 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2616
Views: 371777

Re: Military Flight Safety

FL also stand for flight level in aviation terminology which is same as ft.

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