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by SriKumar
04 Jul 2020 04:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Heard the speech of Modi ji, there is nothing more that you can ask for. It was rousing, encouraging and an equally serious warning(caution against vistaarvaad - expansion, he says powers that have gone down the path of vistaarvaad have all of you do a favour please listen to this https://youtu.be/...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Propaganda is so yesterday, psyops is the contemporary technique :D - Little emperors giving up lives and ending the family line for some piece of land "where not a blade of grass grows" - CCP doesn't care for the PLA, just look at how the dead were treated. - PLA doesn't have honor, they...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

^^^I dont understand the point you are trying to make, but I do agree that bringing up expansionism specifically is a very telling act, especially when addressing soldiers. It stuck out to me anyway. He chooses his message carefully, knowing who the audience is and is apt to do that in this gambhir/...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Modi also made a statement to the effect that era of expansionism is now over. What surprises me is that the current situation is just a border skirmish - does not exactly fall into realm of expansionism unless the intent is to signal that if war breaks out - India will try to restore its rightful ...
by SriKumar
03 Jul 2020 05:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

.... That's why I am pushing for an understanding and quantification of what is the cost .... One measure that lends itself very nicely to quantification is the money poured into raising all the infantry and moutain divisions and Garwhal scouts, Ladakh scouts to staff the border wherever an ingress...
by SriKumar
02 Jul 2020 05:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Pakistan Ailines crash PReliminary report is out. Preliminary findings is on page 14. Numerous warnings sounded, COntrol tower gave several warnings/cautions. All ignored. Landing gear lowered prematurely. Then retracted. THen landed with gear up. Took off. Makes for strange reading as to why pilot...
by SriKumar
01 Jul 2020 06:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Pakistan Ailines crash PReliminary report is out. Preliminary findings is on page 14. Numerous warnings sounded, COntrol tower gave several warnings/cautions. All ignored. Landing gear lowered prematurely. Then retracted. THen landed with gear up. Took off. Makes for strange reading as to why pilots...
by SriKumar
01 Jul 2020 05:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Report that China forcibly sterilizing Uighur women 'shocking,' (Secretary of state) Pompeo says https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/report-china-forcibly-sterilizing-uighur-women-shocking-pompeo-says-n1232500 I've heard from atleast a coupe of sources who said that Tibetian women were forcibly steri...
by SriKumar
30 Jun 2020 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Why a Trade War With China Is a Bad Idea for India New Delhi risks responding to a deadly border skirmish by making its economy more insular. Few things would benefit Beijing more. BY JAMES CRABTREE | JUNE 29, 2020, 2:50 PM Relations between the United States and China have sunk to such lows in rec...
by SriKumar
28 Jun 2020 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Some random un-related comments- 1. Per Chola's comment, if they are doing the logistics fight and not a kinetic one, many of those new constructions (all of them?) will be vacated in winter. Do artillery practice on them during winter and they will be back to building it again next year (unless Ind...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

The 'Wolf Warriors' . . . China recruits MMA fighters for Tibet border militia - South China Morning Post The 20 MMA fighters were from the Enbo Fight Club in Sichuan province in the country’s southwest and would form the Plateau Resistance Tibetan Mastiffs to be based in Lhasa, the capital of the ...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Prepare for India border row to escalate, Chinese strategists warn Beijing Seems like they are preparing an internal pitch for initiating a limited war when India tries to push back the incursions. There is no independent media or analysts in China. So seems like CPC has started creating 'mahaul'. ...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 10:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

It was funny to see Maj. Arya (R) earnestly tell Modi to follow Chanakya and not Sun Tzu. Does he not know about Amit Shah? And he talks in the video about going back to vedas due its being India's root. If there is one PM steeped in a knowledge of India's ancient past it is Modi (and PVN before th...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 09:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

It was funny to see Maj. Arya (R) earnestly tell Modi to follow Chanakya and not Sun Tzu. Does he not know about Amit Shah? And he talks in the video about going back to vedas due its being India's root. If there is one PM steeped in a knowledge of India's ancient past it is Modi (and PVN before tha...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

By pay/cost I mean not just locally, but globally. India will come under the direct influence of China in such forums as UN, WHO, etc Imo, has to be option 2. No country became truly powerful without paying the necessary cost. We need a kick in the groin to wake up and act like a country of our siz...
by SriKumar
27 Jun 2020 03:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Meanwhile, I am hearing RVV-MD, RVV-SD, R-27ER1 and R-27ET1 have started arriving in India. Please check/verify. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EbdXnbKWAAM_kQa?format=jpg&name=medium Admiral saab, this photu is good stuff....like a shot of scotch whiskey. :D I was thinking that India should be see...
by SriKumar
26 Jun 2020 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

^^^ 1. Aksai Hind/Gosthana borderline is the official international border per GOI, it is not LAC. 2. LAC is the line where Indian soldiers held at the end of the '62 war. After '62, local conflicts and land-grabs have occurred. I dont know for sure, but I dont believe that this has resulted in chan...
by SriKumar
26 Jun 2020 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Finally, I apologize again for being a bit off topic but : 1. To those who keep saying this happened because of a370 or because we built infra, please stop. This would have happened even if we were standing on the border feeding EN candy!!! Anyone drawing these inferences is clearly towing a line, ...
by SriKumar
25 Jun 2020 09:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

PIA Karachi airport crash preliminary report is out. Pilot error, and erratic piloting of the aircraft are initial findings proferred in the report that is not yet public but DAwn has an advance copy. THere's a doozy in the report.....the landing gear was lowered (And functional) and then it was ret...
by SriKumar
24 Jun 2020 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

I seriously doubt the Chinese would move armour down this narrow valley, its simply not wide enough. No way 2 armoured vehicles can pass each other, no where to make a U turn. One break down and everything halts. The hastily put up road may not be able to withstand the load of 50 ton armour. Moreov...
by SriKumar
23 Jun 2020 02:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

:| Well, in case people have not heard of the world-famous zonkey....here is a specimen....
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by SriKumar
22 Jun 2020 20:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Chinese don't want India anywhere near the Karakoram pass and hence all their effort to push India out of DBO/Depsang plains. Galwan gambit was to choke our line of supplies to DBO/Depsang and get India to concede. Apart from DBO road getting completed, there is another factor that make the timing ...
by SriKumar
17 Jun 2020 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Note: Casualities is not deaths. Some in media are conflating the two. Casualities are deaths + seriously injured.
by SriKumar
12 Jun 2020 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

^^^ In the past, China has staked claim over Arunachal Pradesh and also Tawang specifically because some past Dalai Lama was born there, so it is Tibet. One cannot take their nonsense seriously....look at the claims they made on marine territory around Philippines, Japan etc over the past 3 decades ...
by SriKumar
08 Jun 2020 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

If India's demand is that Chinese Army must withdraw to April's "status quo ante" positions, then we are not imposing any costs for this Chinese misadventure. Makes us look weak to the Chinese. There has to be a punitive element in our demands so that the other side thinks twice before ta...
by SriKumar
07 Jun 2020 12:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

^^^ I had alluded to this possibility in a prior post.
by SriKumar
07 Jun 2020 10:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

The goal would be to secure Tibet with a mix of India , US, Aus, UK soldiers. Create supply chain and logistics via India using the resources of all five armies. Spearhead the ops and hand over Tibet to the Tibetan government in exile with the Allied forces securing its Borders. Create a coalition ...
by SriKumar
07 Jun 2020 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Your plan will work for a limited period of time. After that, what happens? How long does the air war continue. Do logistics exist for a 6 month period of interdiction. THe concept of a limited war is a little tricky. I've seen a Pakistani general talk on TV about a limited short and sharp war again...
by SriKumar
07 Jun 2020 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 955738

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

Sravan has it right. That is my thinking on Tibet. We are not just fighting for Tibet even though that is a dharmic goal but we are in fact also fighting for India by creating a buffer state as it always was in the past.Perfect time never comes . Now is the perfect time.By not doing anything and si...
by SriKumar
31 May 2020 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 825434

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Couple of comments: 1. In 1962, the main reverses were in Arunachal Pradesh, primarily in the Thag La/Tawang area and at the eastern-most tip (Kameng sector). In Ladakh area, IA held the line and gave battle to the Chinese and were in a good position, not over-run by China. In 1962, India was ill-pr...
by SriKumar
24 May 2020 22:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2667
Views: 160849

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

I think part of the answer depends on the 'usual color' of mountains. Many of them are covered with trees (green) and many of them are rocky which are mostly darkcolored (like granite). I have to belive that some of the scattered blue light in the sky relfects off the mountains (and everything else,...
by SriKumar
24 May 2020 21:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Good point, completely forgot about the attachments internal to the nacelle. Based on this picture (https://www.safran-group.com/image/241), the FADEC system is probably the gray box on the right side in the picture above (4 o'clock position, forward looking aft) but any and all components are criti...
by SriKumar
24 May 2020 20:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.dawn.com/news/1559061 This witness would be credible, he is sweeper in the airport and was waiting for hte plane to land so he could get in to clean it. Sweeper's name is Masih (not surprising). He said it tried to land twice and the landing gear was not coming out. The second time it hi...
by SriKumar
24 May 2020 19:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The aircraft seen after the go around, RAT deployed, scrape marks on both engines and white smoke coming out of the engine. It's obvious that the landing gear was not deployed during the first attempt to land resulting in the engine scrape. (Photo: Pakistan Plane Spotters/Hamza Omer): Based on a ka...
by SriKumar
23 May 2020 23:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

^^^ One of the survivors reports a big jolt to the plane (maybe twice?) and the pilot came on soon after warning about a 'troublesome landing', the jolt may be deploying the Ram Air turbine you refer to. Anyway, it has been reported that the 'black boxes' have been found. So the authorities will kno...
by SriKumar
23 May 2020 23:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Above video, if zoomed in, appears to show that the landing gear is deployed, i.e. in the second landing attempt. Survivor's statements indicate that in the first attempt at landing something did not go right. People started praying after that. The fact that the plane could acsend up after first lan...
by SriKumar
23 May 2020 06:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 611406

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

1. The ATC recording of the conversation says 'we lost engines' and not 'we lost both engines'. 2. There is one video of the plane in its final moments....pretty clear video (plane going from right to left across the screen). Pretty high Angle of attack. Saw it on TV news but not found on the web ye...
by SriKumar
16 May 2020 16:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2667
Views: 160849

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Behind a paywall.
by SriKumar
16 May 2020 07:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3708
Views: 671429

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I am confused when people just say "we will split them". Let's say Pak is somehow split into 5 parts. What prevents them from combining up again? . In the Indian sub-continent, whenever there has been a split of a political entity like a state or a country, have the split parties ever wil...

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