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by K Mehta
12 Apr 2015 18:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Poor IAF role in R&D, manufacture - HAL/IAF tiffs to blame?
Replies: 228
Views: 8710

Re: Low IAF role in R&D, manufacture - HAL/IAF tiffs to blam

there is another dimension here. the threat from sea was never as high as the threat from air. this has allowed the navy a reasonable amount of freedom with relatively lesser risk. the relationship between navy and shipyards is as bad as air force and hal. the issue is understandably amplified by lo...
by K Mehta
12 Apr 2015 12:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 259185

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

guys bakis have said will defend Saudi sovirginity. now Saudi sovirginity has been violated, so bakis will join the fight. hence proved.
by K Mehta
11 Apr 2015 18:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 83385

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

can we remove the br frame from the news links? i suggest that we put direct external links if there are no copyright issues. the current format screws up things for mobile devices. i also don't understand the need for the frame.
by K Mehta
11 Apr 2015 18:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 174866

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

@karan m
can you give a link for the statement
former IAF gent currently at HAL known to be anti LCA has admitted he wanted to scuttle mk1

would help immensely in countering some arguments.
by K Mehta
11 Apr 2015 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

i think all this is for show. Unofficially both uniformed and non uniformed tspa troops will be in Yemen.
They have received payments both in cash and kind for the same, as in lpg and backshish .Even the zulu viper delivery was for the same.
by K Mehta
11 Apr 2015 13:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

Klnm saar can you please post the Urdu stuff on the Urdu language thread in gdf? If any additional links are there post them as well. thanks.
by K Mehta
11 Apr 2015 13:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 166044

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

1 The deal for 36 rafales is proposed, not signed. 2 The deal as such is a terrible one, but as a sweetener for the main deal, it has a potential to persuade dassault to agree to the main deal, along with addressing the shortfall in squadrons of IAF. (One of the problems was the low number of aircra...
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 971
Views: 66422

Re: BR Forum Feedback

thread created, rename it if necessary.
PS: Indranil you have mail
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 17:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Banking Institutions WB IMF ADB AIIB NDB watch
Replies: 27
Views: 1867

Re: Global Banking Institutions WB IMF ADB AIIB NDB watch

South Korea Joins the AIIB On Thursday, South Korea confirmed its intention to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The AIIB, an international financial institution conceived of and led by the People’s Republic of China, has generated a fair bit of controversy recently due to the t...
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 17:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Banking Institutions WB IMF ADB AIIB NDB watch
Replies: 27
Views: 1867

Re: Global Banking Institutions WB IMF ADB AIIB NDB watch

Russia to apply for China-led infrastructure bank AIIB – Deputy PM Russia decided to apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said on Saturday. “I would like to inform you about the decision to participate in the AIIB...
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 17:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Banking Institutions WB IMF ADB AIIB NDB watch
Replies: 27
Views: 1867

Global Banking Institutions WB IMF ADB AIIB NDB watch

This thread is being created for discussion on news and discussion on global banking institutions like World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Asian Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, New Development Bank (BRICS Bank) etc. and their effect on global economy as well as Indian In...
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 17:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 174866

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

indranil
apologies for the screwup, rc model is not mine but its still nice. Kolkatta class pic is from open day at wind tunnel.
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 15:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 971
Views: 66422

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Should a thread on IMF WB AIIB etc global banking institutions be in strategic forum for the geopolitical aspects or in economy forum?
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 13:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1353
Views: 157068

Re: India-South Korea: News and Analysis

Not exactly India SoKo and old one, but relevant. http://m.timesofindia.com/india/UN-chief-goes-down-memory-lane-visits-old-home-in-Delhi/articleshow/45878990.cms NEW DELHI: It's not widely known outside his friends circle, but UN secretary general Ban ki Moon really likes a crisp "naan". ...
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 09:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 174866

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Sorry indranil I realized what I was reading was the proposed thrust vectoring ej200 on LCA article. Will send you some pics of rc model of LCA :)
And we should not ji each other.
by K Mehta
28 Mar 2015 09:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 164819

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Went to HAL museum few days back, saw a yellow painted jaguar takeoff and nice tandav by an army rudra
by K Mehta
20 Mar 2015 18:21
Forum:
Topic: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted
Replies: 133
Views: 0

Re: BR Mainsite 2.0 : Volunteers Wanted

Not volunteering, but wish you guys success. I can say the team looks good.
by K Mehta
20 Mar 2015 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Timber trouble: Karakoram forest cover vanishing According to experts, the continuous illegal felling of trees such as pine, kail and deodar, forest cover in G-B has eroded more than 50 per cent in the last 20 years — down from 640,000 hectares to just 295,000 hectares . According to a recent resea...
by K Mehta
20 Mar 2015 15:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3160
Views: 416864

Re: Indus Water Treaty

x-posting As of now bakistan has less than 2.1% of total area as forest, with most of the forest area in NWFP and POK especially GB. From world bank 2012 data http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.FRST.ZS From FAO website 2005 data http://www.fao.org/forestry/country/57478/en/pak/ Pakistan has ...
by K Mehta
20 Mar 2015 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

x-posting As of now bakistan has less than 2.1% of total area as forest, with most of the forest area in NWFP and POK especially GB. From world bank 2012 data http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.FRST.ZS From FAO website 2005 data http://www.fao.org/forestry/country/57478/en/pak/ Pakistan has ...
by K Mehta
20 Mar 2015 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

As of now bakistan has less than 2.1% of total area as forest, with most of the forest area in NWFP and POK especially GB. From world bank 2012 data http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.FRST.ZS From FAO website 2005 data http://www.fao.org/forestry/country/57478/en/pak/ Pakistan has very low f...
by K Mehta
04 Mar 2015 19:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

gagan
50% of baki budget goes for debt and interest payments
40% for defense.
remaining 10% or less for remaining public.
by K Mehta
03 Mar 2015 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

Last year's baki budget was about 40 billion$, defense budget was about 40% so about 16 billion$.

This year our military budget is as much as their whole budget. Let them try to keep up.
by K Mehta
09 Feb 2015 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

16 districts of balochistan without power after freedom fighters blow up another transmission line The attack sparked electricity shortage in 16 districts of Balochistan to reach the equivalent of 82% of demand, according to officials at the state-owned National Transmission and Dispatch Company (N...
by K Mehta
09 Feb 2015 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 83385

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

X-posting from BRF future discussion In my opinion what BR and BRF USP used to be/ is 1. Detailed military info on Indian armed forces. 2. Articles on military and strategic areas. The first has sadly become a bit redundant with Wikipedia and sometimes lags behind current events due to need to const...
by K Mehta
03 Feb 2015 12:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

Basiturd and shortazz azziz are establishment people, you will see them barking when any movement towards normalization from badmash is even thought of. The fact that they are there in their positions, is a reflection of political weakness of bad mash.
by K Mehta
03 Feb 2015 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Shivji I lost a long post with data while typing. Damn device.
by K Mehta
02 Feb 2015 17:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 113787

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

The problem is not just this time, bakbahadur was denied last time also during US visit of Namo. This continued policy is causing the takleef. X-posting from foreign policy thread http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=1732896#p1732896 During PM's US visit in a discussion on times now, one...
by K Mehta
02 Feb 2015 15:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1840
Views: 213882

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Bhy bakistan govermund giving lungies to baloch leaders? the federal government has conferred some 8,000 ‘lungies’ on tribal elders over the past five years in recognition of their services for maintaining peace in their respective tribal agencies. “As a symbol of honour, we are conferring these ‘l...
by K Mehta
02 Feb 2015 14:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The lack of gas and electricity as a source for heat would mean that the average Abdul would have either suffered it out or used good old firewood for heating. This means that the forest cover depletion will be accelerated. So expect further flooding etc during monsoon. All this points to a rapid No...
by K Mehta
29 Jan 2015 16:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2408
Views: 384986

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

From the article, the father of the terrorist was a head constable in police. He asked police and army to give chance to surrender.
by K Mehta
28 Jan 2015 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 261073

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

X-posting from stfup thread. This seems a more appropriate thread. Note that the bundaar in this are all old block 1 bundaars. No report on new block 2 tests. http://nation.com.pk/national/27-Jan-2015/pride-of-pakistan-jf-17-thunder-inducted-into-paf-ccs SARGODHA - JF-17 Thunder, the multi-role and ...
by K Mehta
28 Jan 2015 21:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Power suspended in parts of blackoutistan KANDHKOT: Eleven units of the Guddu Thermal Power Plant shut down due to tripping as a result of immense fog and leakage from the gas pipeline caused, officials said Tuesday. Various areas of Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab suffered 12-hours electricity suspe...
by K Mehta
26 Jan 2015 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 110678

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

The Pakistani fizzlya plane seems to be j754 Cessna citation 560xl. Bad reporting DDM http://jetphotos.net/showphotos.php?regsearch=J-754 Edit: more information on the plane http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_Citation_Excel Data for Cessna Citation XLS+ from Wikipedia General characteristics Crew...
by K Mehta
26 Jan 2015 09:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Republic Day 2015 - News and Discussion
Replies: 376
Views: 21136

Re: Republic Day 2015 - News and Discussion

Happy Republic day to all
by K Mehta
25 Jan 2015 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 540879

Re: Internal Security Watch

The Congress reaction to the parrikar comment seemed like a confession of guilt. Parrikar did not say Congress but Congress party was reacting as if they were blamed.
by K Mehta
25 Jan 2015 16:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

One of the tactically brilliant idea used by bakistan to overcome the power shortage is increased power generation by hydroelectric plants. This is being done by increased outflow of water, this will lead to reduced storage, which will later be an issue.
But who cares about later down the line.
by K Mehta
25 Jan 2015 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3930
Views: 654823

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Xposting from stfup thread The Pakistanis are caught in a vicious cycle with multiple loops: 1. Water shortage --> poor crops, hydro electric power shortage etc. 2. Electricity shortage --> Cannot produce or deliver goods for export in timely manner 3. Cannot produce or deliver goods in timely manne...

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