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by VikramA
22 Apr 2019 18:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 959
Views: 54223

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

I saw the video of this van going off on Twitter caught by a local journalist. No EOD is surviving that explosion
by VikramA
21 Apr 2019 19:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2240
Views: 504288

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

if L&T gets additional orders it will be for building 4 LHDs. when NEWS rose in 2017 of IN wanting 4 LHDs only reliance and L&T were left standing for competition. since then ,the financial condition of reliance shipyard has gone south with only L&T left in the fray.
by VikramA
21 Apr 2019 17:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 263
Views: 67840

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Are we still importing artillery rounds for T90s from Russia? The Army has today under the financial power given to Army Chief made emergency purchases of IGLA's, Smerch Rockets and Armour piercing ammo for T90 tank s. it was reported in a CAG report few years ago that OFB has not been able to prod...
by VikramA
21 Apr 2019 17:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 959
Views: 54223

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

pakis on twitter are furious that Indian 'twitter warriors' are blaming pakistani nationals for the attack.
by VikramA
19 Apr 2019 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 37348

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

I am new here so I don't know but how much credibility does vishnu som has? because is sprouting on twitter that super su-30 mki upgrade will feature hybrid Irbis-E PESA radar and not an AESA. but i have read in multiple source that super su30 mki will sport a X- band AESA.
by VikramA
18 Apr 2019 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 540577

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Any info on turnout in polls in j&k
by VikramA
18 Apr 2019 10:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 266293

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Pakistan's JF-17 fighter set for radar upgrade: Chinese report https://www.theweek.in/news/world/2019/03/12/pakistan-jf-17-fighter-radar-chinese.html This is improbable at this time as Chinese aircraft AESA is still in testing phase and far from a deployable product, unless due to time constraints ...
by VikramA
17 Apr 2019 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2240
Views: 504288

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

All right people, get down to work. What is the new circular thingi next to Barak8 on Ins Kolkatta? :D Before someone says it is a Russian SAM, remember.. there is only MF Star, which does not speak Russia.] I think the old VLS still houses the Barak 1 and the new circular one might add barak 8. Bu...
by VikramA
17 Apr 2019 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2084
Views: 553335

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

According to media reports IA has ordered 210 spike missiles and 12 launchers. Considering small no of launchers it might be special case for SF
by VikramA
15 Apr 2019 15:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426421

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^ But sir such hara herbal rotis will closely resemble the theplas made by the canny Gujju & marwadi baniyas across the border. Are you sure they are halaal while remaining hara. Meanwhile i hope the Abduls are getting ready for this IMF may delay visit as bailout talks still going on Some of t...
by VikramA
14 Apr 2019 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4065
Views: 442260

Re: Understanding the US - Again

There was a post on twitter comparing the GDP of the top 20 countries. US led with $21.5T China next with $14.7T .... ramana Ji : IMF : GDP CURRENT PRICES 2019 : U S A : 21.34 TRILLION CHINA 14.22 TRILLION INDIA US$ 2,970 BILLION PAKISTAN : USS$ 278.02 BILLION Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/i...
by VikramA
13 Apr 2019 21:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

By 2026-2030 paf will start receiving FC 31 at least 40 in number. Why do you think IAF ordered s400. BMD is only one of the reasons for ordering s400 first let them acquire the cheapest 4Gen single engined fighter china inducted in 2003, the J-10. we will talk about the J-31 after that. Going by t...
by VikramA
13 Apr 2019 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

manjgu wrote:when are PAF F 16's retiring...a real problem in making for PAF.. they will get chinese replacements onlee ?


By 2026-2030 paf will start receiving FC 31 at least 40 in number. Why do you think IAF ordered s400. BMD is only one of the reasons for ordering s400
by VikramA
13 Apr 2019 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 540577

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

going by the tone of articles appearing since yesterday the left liberals are getting nervous. therefore plan B has been activated which is to keep rafale in news and start the whining about EVM. naidu has already started it
by VikramA
13 Apr 2019 09:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426421

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lNIpliAGns

some paki news channels are up in arms. pakis seem to be in deep shit.
by VikramA
12 Apr 2019 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 159484

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

when we already have building blocks for a SSN why are we building more SSKs?
by VikramA
11 Apr 2019 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Pie in sky concepts examples Giant a330 awacs when murica might downsize to 737 size We want atags but lets shave 4 tons off it first - for an army with really poor number of 155mm guns Tejas 83 mk1a order not placed yet Peacemeal small orders for domestic kits while “saving” money for big imports ...
by VikramA
11 Apr 2019 17:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Karan one doubt - if Abhi was in R73 range, could his wingman been in R77 range and fired his own if he had disregarded radio call? Fleeing F-16 sure, but not too far? Firing at a hostile aircraft with BVRAAM at 20 km when your own wingman(abhi) was chacing that same hostile aircraft 6-10 km behind...
by VikramA
11 Apr 2019 00:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Aditya_V wrote:From the artcle posted...

if this is remotely true ,then the blame lies with the IAF HQ which formulated such ROE and with the political body which directed it and approved it. this is similar to the nonsense that "we will not cross the LOC" in kargil.
by VikramA
10 Apr 2019 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

"We had to take defensive measures at all times after the Balakot strike as the Pakistani air force had greater BVR missile capabilities" - Air Marshal Nohwar What am I missing here. At 50 km range both aim 120 and r77 are equally potent plus su 30 have a advantage because of bigger radar...
by VikramA
10 Apr 2019 17:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

"We had to take defensive measures at all times after the Balakot strike as the Pakistani air force had greater BVR missile capabilities" - Air Marshal Nohwar

What am I missing here. At 50 km range both aim 120 and r77 are equally potent plus su 30 have a advantage because of bigger radar.
by VikramA
10 Apr 2019 12:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426421

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://www.dawn.com/news/1475102/witho ... l-2024-imf

Without reforms Pak to grow at only 2.5% till 2024-IMF.

Comments are even more entertaining
by VikramA
09 Apr 2019 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 618
Views: 151968

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

I understand the M777 barrel damage was due to faulty local ammunition per the preliminary findings; they were preparing firing tables for local ammo. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/faulty-ammunition-reason-behind-m777-gun-explosion-probe/articleshow/60815115.cms Since I didn't t...
by VikramA
09 Apr 2019 20:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 263
Views: 67840

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

RT reporting CCS cleared 464 T-90MS tanks for IA

India greenlights purchase of more Russian T-90 battle tanks – Moscow
https://www.rt.com/news/455949-india-russia-t90-tanks/
by VikramA
09 Apr 2019 18:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 618
Views: 151968

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

more M46 may not be upgraded to 155mm for the same reason that requirement of Mounted gun system(MGS)(truck):850 approx is more than the requirement of dhanush :528(114+414). IA seems to have made the decision that in future they require more mobility and MSG are much faster than towed arty for shoo...
by VikramA
09 Apr 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 618
Views: 151968

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

With induction of 114 Dhanush replacing older fh-77 and then induction of further 400 Dhanush replacing piece by piece the older 105 mm field guns in arty units combined with induction of OFB mounted gun system which inself is based on Dhanush 155/45 all arty guns systems across IA will be standardi...
by VikramA
09 Apr 2019 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Since last night I am seeing a subtle change is the posture of the paki twitter troll commentary. They are being defensive. With some saying outlandish things like Pak using non existent decoys and the more rational one saying that electronic evidence is not enough. After yesterday One thing being u...
by VikramA
08 Apr 2019 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Narang, Ankit Panda and Christine Fair are all doubling down to protect this Lara Seligman. They seem to have taken the IAF briefing as an personal insult and specially an attack on the credibility of this Lara journalist. They seem to have come to believe that an attack on credibility of one of the...
by VikramA
08 Apr 2019 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Taken from twitter ---> Gnome Chomsky Retweeted Vipin Narang. https://twitter.com/troilous/status/1114943886776909825 ---> There will be consequences for India for relentless trollish denigration of American NatSec observers who are largely apolitical and held favourable views on India. I have diffi...
by VikramA
08 Apr 2019 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

AN/ALQ-173(V) Jammers are used to jam incoming BVR missiles which use KU band and not AWACS
by VikramA
08 Apr 2019 19:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

syam wrote:These images are overkill for pakis. Target must be someone else. One question I want to ask - what the hell going on? :eek:

it might be a msg to US to come clean with the count
by VikramA
08 Apr 2019 19:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

If I am reading these images properly the engagement did not happen near the loc but deep inside POK right near Mirpur and just a stone's throw away from paki border with pok
by VikramA
08 Apr 2019 15:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 789709

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Is there a IAF press conference today at 5:30 pm. No news of this except on twitter
by VikramA
07 Apr 2019 21:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426421

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

MEA just called out the lunacy of Qureshi India rejects the irresponsible and preposterous statement by the FM of with a clear objective of whipping up war hysteria in the region. This public gimmick appears to be a call to Pakistan-based terrorists to undertake a terror attack in India. It has been...
by VikramA
07 Apr 2019 17:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

RECOMMEND READERS TO CLICK THE LINK AS ACTICLE HAS PHOTOS

In PAF lies & subterfuge, an F-16 tail number & a PAF pilot  —  both hidden to serve a myth
https://theprint.in/defence/in-paf-lies ... th/218125/
by VikramA
07 Apr 2019 14:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 426421

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

:roll: Qureshi whining on press conference today that India is planning another attack. the idiot even has a timeline-16 april-20 april.
by VikramA
07 Apr 2019 08:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 115189

Re: Indian ASAT Test

technically proficient civilians like space enthusiasts are already getting way too much info from the drdo video like: "It also lists an azimuth, elevation and range: az 168.981 deg, elev 41.758 deg, range 414.485 km. This would place the IR camera on the coast near 21.345 N, 86.912 E, give or...
by VikramA
05 Apr 2019 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

what are the changes that this is a negotiating tactic of america. put pressure on indian Gov and then offer that pentagon will publically announce that one PAF f-16 is unaccounted for and the indian gov promises the MMRCA 2.0 contract for 114 jets to go to f-18. already the rafale and f-18 are the ...
by VikramA
05 Apr 2019 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

From Neeraj Rajput. ABP news "Evidences that Pakistani #F16 shot down: 1. AEWCS electronic signatures shows in 02 image showing F16 disappreared from radar within 8-10seconds during dogfight with Abhinandan (images shown to me) 2. F16 which came down didnt return it as 'call-sign' to Pak air ba...
by VikramA
05 Apr 2019 19:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3386
Views: 538984

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

From TOI journalist Rajat pandit on twitter

"Apart from electronic signatures captured by IAF’s Phalcon AWACS, Indian ground forces confirmed sightings of two parachutes coming down at Sabi Kot and Tandar, separates by 8-10 kn"

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