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by ArjunPandit
22 Apr 2020 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 284
Views: 58003

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

Excercise Area Bravo is roughly 105 Nautical Miles off @IAF_MCC 's Thanjavur AFS With an IL-78MKI commited , seems to be an Air to Air Refuelling (AAR) Excercise Tanker will run a circuit between 19000 - 25000 Feet in the corridor as the Flankers latch on in 2 Ship Formation https://twitter.com/det...
by ArjunPandit
22 Apr 2020 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

things are changing fast..just came across this thread from one of our own.. https://twitter.com/CestMoiz/status/1252673233205297156 what this thread brings additionally is the simultaneous weakening of papi 3.5 fathers.... I just read twitter these days..dont post these days...but here are my thoug...
by ArjunPandit
21 Apr 2020 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4621
Views: 570346

Re: Understanding the US - Again

trump is disbanding the post ww2, and cold war US designed world order that was carved out carefully over the decades. Outside the crassness that people associate him with, there may be growing realization that china has beaten them on their own pitch. and perhaps India might do the same in future a...
by ArjunPandit
21 Apr 2020 14:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3601
Views: 645143

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

Rakesh wrote:It was her first flight. And as far as I know, it was her one and only flight.

OT but hope the pilots didnt gift her some stuff from plane like Rashtrapati bhavan did
by ArjunPandit
20 Apr 2020 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1504
Views: 244221

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

I am wondering if the deliveries of arihant class subs would get affected by covid..i would expect it to be the case....everything gets pushed back apart from turds across our borders that are alive ...the subs would help deliver the punch..and keep others at bay when the time comes..i think we will...
by ArjunPandit
20 Apr 2020 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4065
Views: 733553

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

There's not one final solution to the pakistan problem.I think all have to be used to repay them with interest
by ArjunPandit
20 Apr 2020 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4720
Views: 896242

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

This rona dhona about the Apache landing on a field is much ado about nothing. It happens. The machine and pilot identified the problem. Safely recovered the aircraft. Field rectifications done and aircraft made airworthy again. the device is being tested in the field..why should there be rona dhon...
by ArjunPandit
20 Apr 2020 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2954
Views: 213697

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

very nice post mody ji..after long seeing some serious thought on this thread...my noob idea is that there would be many threads being worked on the final solution to the papi problem. The problem has ramifications both internal and external....siachen, sir creek, LoC are just the symptoms of the di...
by ArjunPandit
19 Apr 2020 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1201
Views: 355675

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Attack on critical Mil Infra like INS Kadamba? IIRC, we had upgraded our underwater perimeter security at Mumbai with an Israeli system which deals with mines/saboteurs etc. Unable to find that article now. My hunch is it will be a transport to gee-hardys by towing through ships etc...or may be hos...
by ArjunPandit
14 Apr 2020 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1205
Views: 225236

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

pardon the ignorance sirs..and thanks for the confirmation ..
i was thinking that Nirbhay could do anti ship role as well..it just slipped out of my mind that nirbhay is being scrapped..i do remember now ..but no official confirmation..
by ArjunPandit
14 Apr 2020 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1205
Views: 225236

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Thanks for the clarification dineshji and phillip ji, again my point being couldnt we have developed desi solutions ..that ways we will always keep on importing
by ArjunPandit
14 Apr 2020 12:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1205
Views: 225236

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

These are for the P-8Is... India – MK 54 Lightweight Torpedoes https://dsca.mil/major-arms-sales/india-mk-54-lightweight-torpedoes-0 13 April 2020 India – AGM-84L Harpoon Air-Launched Block II Missiles https://dsca.mil/major-arms-sales/india-agm-84l-harpoon-air-launched-block-ii-missiles 13 April 2...
by ArjunPandit
14 Apr 2020 03:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1524
Views: 118892

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

I hope navy takes adequate protection to prevent spread on ships and carrier... CDG and Theodore roosevelt had to be brought to shore..
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2020 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4065
Views: 733553

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

i think there is a change in routes..is it due to season..few years back handwara used to be the more common route..off late i see kupwara keran sector..is it seasonal or is it change in tactics?
by ArjunPandit
07 Apr 2020 20:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 767978

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

I'm sure that the people behind this got their lives shortened...
by ArjunPandit
06 Apr 2020 14:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 767978

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://www.defencexp.com/view-blog.php?cid=351 5 para SF martyred in the anti infiltration ops along LC om shanti... The 5 men have been identified as Subedar Sanjeev Kumar From Himachal Pradesh Havildar Davendra Singh from Uttarakhand Paratrooper Bal Krishan from Himachal Pradesh Paratrooper Amit ...
by ArjunPandit
03 Apr 2020 18:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1201
Views: 355675

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Happened to visit the D&D forum after a few years. The dominant 'consensus' on the new revelations of the OBL raid is that the F16s were not just airborne but were actually providing top cover to the US raiders :rotfl: A distant second it that a hero flying a F16 locked 3-4 times on the exfiltr...
by ArjunPandit
03 Apr 2020 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

There may be some who were wise to start with, about Pak, BIF etc.,..I consider myself Pakistan's enemy, bent on its destruction. May not mean much, but maybe it will once more people travel that route, some sort of momentum will be generated. i think this is where our media has failed..thanks to s...
by ArjunPandit
01 Apr 2020 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Assuming for a moment that this is achievable, how do you propose we can do it, without creating multiple vipers instead of one big snake to fight? :roll: Intent and clarity of goals is key. I don’t think Pakis are adjusting their goal of breaking India because, at this time, every avenue open to t...
by ArjunPandit
01 Apr 2020 07:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1383
Views: 302957

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Kashmir is now more firmly in India’s grip than ever. It’s much the same story regarding attacks on India itself: the parliament attack and Mumbai may have been audacious and well executed but what came of them? What was the point? [/quote] Didn't open the link.. But this is what he's thinking afte...
by ArjunPandit
31 Mar 2020 22:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

India has been dealing with this challenge well before it became a problem for anybody else...I'm sure we have experts in that..i don t think we are this bad...
by ArjunPandit
31 Mar 2020 18:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

well amar..while lot of us dont read urdu/arabic texts..quite a lot of people, including myself follow the paki news quite regularly. BRF has a very accurate diagnosis of the symptoms exhibited. The radical writngs are accessible but would you risk being tracked by Intelligence agencies by reading t...
by ArjunPandit
31 Mar 2020 04:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651214

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I too think so. While I'm not in Delhi right now, but whatever little I saw in 30 years.. You can't starve in the city. Families sharing food, giving good to homeless even now. I Heard some stories that many builders asked labours to leave the construction complexes b as they foresee no work in com...
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

amar all this will be a pipe dream..if we keep dreaming about it..if we act there is a possibility...the good thing is that pakis have lot of skeletons or rather mass graves under their cupboard
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 17:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

No where did I suggest inaction or downplaying of the nuisance value at best or suicidal harm at worst that our neighbour can bring to us. In today's world, redrawing borders, toppling over structures that run a country will generate consequences that are very unpredictable and very tough to deal w...
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

.... But these are all containment measures and may still not affect the core of the problem. ..... To make Pak the neighbour we wish it were, our Desirables list would look like : 1. eliminating Madarssa culture and reeducation of their population on their history, religion and science 2. Establis...
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651214

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Who here agrees that the dehli migrant rush towards Anand Vihar bus depot and the Kerala migrant rush towards somewhere on same day was a coordinated affair. Praise be to the Lord that the whole country is on quarantine and the perpetrators have no where to escape. I too think so. While I'm not in ...
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 05:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651214

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Am I the only one who's seeing his liberal friends accusing govt of not having plan and letting things deteriorate to this extent
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 04:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 468
Views: 72965

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

COVID-19 IS A new bio war front. The soldiers are the medical care profession: doctors, nurses, hospitals, workers, Pharma, drug distribution, research labs, education institutes, revamping biology curriculum even in high schools, public health administration. We need the doctors here to think for ...
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 03:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Celebrating the distress and disarray of our inherently unstable next door neighbour is unwise IMHO. When the neighbour's house burns, the flames will inevitably lick us to some extent. The best we can hope for in the short terms is a weakened Pak to lay low and struggle with its problems and hopef...
by ArjunPandit
30 Mar 2020 03:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Guddu wrote:
ranjan.rao wrote:Note the blackout mention in Modi's speech.....remember that ...
i see arjunpandit ji missing from action..hope all is well..


What are you referring to, which speech..link ?

I think it was the reference to the lockdown speech.
by ArjunPandit
29 Mar 2020 13:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

ramana wrote:I hear rumors of Covid-19 impact on Pindi in the corpse commanders.

You mean infection or the fact that they're transferring cases to pok
by ArjunPandit
26 Feb 2020 01:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Rekindling few areas on this thread 2. Who would be the potential political stakeholders in each of the new states, that would be aligned to India and hostile to India. Has india curated them adequately. Building over the last 2 posts a very basic 1. Pashtuns, in KPK area. Political party PTM 2. Si...
by ArjunPandit
26 Feb 2020 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

some historical context of unrest in pakistan https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/f/tale-two-pakistans HE first overthrow of a civilian government in Pakistan took place as early as August 22 1947, with the country just a few days old. The dismissal of Dr Khan Sahib’s popularly elected North Wes...
by ArjunPandit
26 Feb 2020 00:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4720
Views: 896242

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

On a lighter note, we have Romeo, and Apache. SOunds a lot like Punjabi pop stars/albums. Perhaps ALH can named either of gabru or jagga. Would be fun to have romeo, apache, gabru blasting al-kha-leed in punjab and rajasthan
by ArjunPandit
26 Feb 2020 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87950

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Rekindling few areas on this thread 0. What are different scenarios of napakistan end as in geographic ways, how would the new states look like 1. How would water division be done with new states under each scenario 2. Who would be the potential political stakeholders in each of the new states, that...
by ArjunPandit
26 Feb 2020 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651214

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

<quoted post of Prem Kumar has been POOFed> i hate to say but time has come to that hindus need to have a version of anarchist's cookbook for themselves....to defend themselves...it's a very risky proposition...but someone needs to bite the bullet... PS: I have lived most of my life in delhi..roame...
by ArjunPandit
25 Feb 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651214

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Is the violence decreasing???seems like peacefuls have taken strong offence of the royal snub they've got from 'dolan trump'. So they've got to pander to jal jjeera and beebc
by ArjunPandit
25 Feb 2020 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651214

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Dr Praveen Patil@5Forty3 Delhi violence is a reminder for that segment of Hindu voters who had started to believe that they had "done their duty" by voting for Modi in 2019! Civilizational battles are not won in a day or a month or a year https://twitter.com/5Forty3/status/123225722995860...

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