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by rajsunder
16 Nov 2009 14:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 984343

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

BTW does anyone have any Idea of what Engine the exported version of J-10 would be carrying?? I just hope that the GOI would not sit in the sidelines if the baki j-10's come with Al-31's like they did earlier with FC-1.
by rajsunder
15 Nov 2009 05:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 275891

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

From http://www.thewashingtonnote.com/archives/2009/11/cubas_soft_powe/ To make a long and very fascinating story short, Fidel Castro organized a team of 1,500 doctors into the "Henry Reeves Brigade" and offered them to the US to provide support for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Predictab...
by rajsunder
09 Nov 2009 03:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 275891

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

Check the associated video in this article all the way at the bottom left http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/07/us/07muslim.html One of his fellow muslims(who i believe is a convert who goes by the name Benjamin victor) initially says that the photograph that they showed did not look like the Nidal Mali...
by rajsunder
03 Nov 2009 20:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 321558

Re: The Red Menace

This is not something new. In Telugu for a long time Naxals are shown as heros. Not even a single movie has come showing naxals in a bad light till date. This when large areas in Andra are living under naxal terror for decades u forgot the movie drohi stg: kamal hasan and arjun. Now the latest supe...
by rajsunder
30 Oct 2009 21:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 248064

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

Yeah but I wonder if this interview was more about re-assuring an average American who was worried about his money being missused than rapping the TSP . nope this was in a discussion of HC with all major television anchors in islamabad. And was meant for consumption of baki audience. link to whole ...
by rajsunder
29 Oct 2009 20:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 345263

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Also Stan, Just to let you know, today I spoke to some Tamil guy who work at the Sydney post office for some reason. After hearing my name, he said how glad to hear some one from SL. So, is the Tamils that we discriminate? If I was a Tamil and I was discriminated the way you mention that is happeni...
by rajsunder
27 Oct 2009 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 345263

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

You're right.Even JR Jayawardene said in hindsight that he'd made a mistake,though his efforts to settle the matter were half-hearted to say the least.many SL Sinhalese leaders did make public statements that the Tamils had been treated badly and that they deseved a genuine political settlement.It ...
by rajsunder
27 Oct 2009 07:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 345263

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

rajsunder http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/art ... gD9BHGTGO0 From the look of it, it looks like Sri Lanka has not only got arms and ammunition from China but also the techniques of PR. kashyap, why is it that you only post bad things about Sri Lankan Tamils, dont you ever find any news report i...
by rajsunder
24 Oct 2009 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 345263

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Former child soldiers move on in Sri Lanka http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/media/ALeqM5j76UTurL-A-mUR4SX2ygMV73g-LQ?size=l In this Oct. 1, 2009 photo, a group of former Sri Lankan child soldiers play a game at a government rehabilitation center in the village of Ambepussa, about 60 kilometers (...
by rajsunder
24 Oct 2009 01:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 248064

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

Sorry if posted earlier... Strong earthquake strikes Afghanistan and Pakistan KABUL — A strong earthquake has shaken buildings in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 and was centered in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. That's according to the U.S. Geolog...
by rajsunder
23 Oct 2009 21:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Quick Clot Kits For Jawans - 1st Round Donations Delivered!!
Replies: 347
Views: 50434

Re: Buying Quick Clot Kits For Our Jawans - A Humble Proposal

SBajwa wrote:Great job guys!! keep up the good work.

Anybody up for donations for other stuff for Jawans

1. NVGs
2. NBC gear/equipment
3. etc.

Mandeep,

Does this makes any sense?


I believe NVG's come under products list that one should not export from USA with out the prior permission of Govt.
by rajsunder
18 Oct 2009 07:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 248064

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

Returning to the drug trade, General Gul named the brother of President Karzai, Abdul Wali Karzai. “Abdul Wali Karzai is the biggest drug baron of Afghanistan,” he stated bluntly. He added that the drug lords are also involved in arms trafficking, which is “a flourishing trade” in Afghanistan. “But...
by rajsunder
16 Oct 2009 22:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 612578

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

41 million f**cking dollars to upgrade a 25 year old plane that will still be inferior to an LCA that costs at most 3/4 of the upgrade price per plane. Are you kidding me? Anyone approving that is either an imbecile or adding to their Swiss bank acccount. When will the GOI finally realizes the path...
by rajsunder
15 Oct 2009 23:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3791
Views: 289612

Re: Indian Education System

Tanaji wrote:^^^^ Post graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking? WTF???

There are takers for these in US/ UK
by rajsunder
13 Oct 2009 05:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1565415

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

http://i38.tinypic.com/2hq9ybk.jpg The President's Bodyguards (PBG), mounted on their horses, take part in the ceremonial ceremony of 'Changing of the Guard' in front of the presidential palace in New Delhi October 10, 2009. The 15th battalion of Jammu and Kashmir Rifles on Saturday was accorded th...
by rajsunder
30 Sep 2009 02:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 893916

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

There are no flight controls in the rear cockpit of the SH - they have pure WSO function. Just talked to a couple of trainee WSOs at NAS Fallon couple of weeks back - they confirmed that the rear seat does not have flight controls. Then how does the training on SH take place, i mean the pilot direc...
by rajsunder
29 Sep 2009 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 321558

Re: The Red Menace

............................... USSR may have had great scheme for welfare of its citizens, but when everyone gets things on the platter, it kills initiative and drive. The result? Collapse, China has woken up and so it is working on a via media. We have to await the results. I don’t like Capitalis...
by rajsunder
29 Sep 2009 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 321558

Re: The Red Menace

Following is the link to the video of a discussion about NAXAL MENACE in NDTV http://www.ndtv.com/convergence/ndtv/new/NDTV-Show-Special.aspx?ID=358 one can feel that there is lots of romanticism involved with naxals and not only that, the moderator even tries to brush away the question by one of th...
by rajsunder
25 Sep 2009 21:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 326566

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

Though, I too would have liked to see a joint announcement of the discovery we may have to live with his asymmetry in relations. M^3 payload was not a collaborative effort between NASA(JPL) and ISRO or any other Indian entity. So there lies the constraint. Nevertheless, the science paper on M^3 has...
by rajsunder
23 Sep 2009 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 527951

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

A basic question on radar and stealth.

would having Transmitter and receiver at different locations of having a single Transmitter and multiple receivers at different locations be enough to beat stealth ??
by rajsunder
20 Sep 2009 23:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 248064

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

I would take anything written by Hamid Mir with a pinch of salt. Paki jihadi mythology is full of stories of jihadis slitting the heads of Indian army officers. On TOI the article talks about photograph of that terrorist holding the head of the officer appearing in some local urdu news papers in pa...
by rajsunder
20 Sep 2009 23:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 248064

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

^^^Quite confusing! Yes that is the reco way for preparing animals meant for eating, and is basically a copy of "Hebrew" kosher. Even if the logic is that TSP-ians think of non-Muslim Indians as "animals" to be slaughtered that way, such "animals" cannot be eaten - or ...
by rajsunder
19 Sep 2009 01:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 54781

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

Its an interview with Nandan Nilakeni , it removed a lots of my doubts about the project, hope this one helps the other members out here. http://www.ndtv.com/news/videos/video_player.php?id=1156619 In above clip, the anchor gives 3 IIT students a chance to ask a question to Nilekani on project. The...
by rajsunder
17 Sep 2009 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 527951

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

can some learned member please explain me as to what is the use of a gear box in a Jet Engine for fighter jets?? Ohho that is simple Raj Sunder! :idea: 1st gear for starting. 2nd gear for steep incline. 3rd gear for less steep incline and speeding up. 4th gear for flat surface and full speed. 5th g...
by rajsunder
17 Sep 2009 10:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 248064

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

Careful opening this link. I had mcafee throw up all sorts of warnings. Sadler, I've got McAfee site advisor. And it specifically says that the site is tested and there's no problems. My other antivirus says its clean too. might be some script running in one of the advt when he opened the page, whi...
by rajsunder
17 Sep 2009 09:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 54781

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

OMG :(( Nandan is like freaking bullsh*ting in broad daylight. He will only be issuing numbers? Hell, any tom dick and harry can do that, just use the PAN number. You don't have to waste money creating a new department just for that. Even if you need to create a new number, you need to issue the ca...
by rajsunder
17 Sep 2009 09:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The Indian National ID Card Project
Replies: 428
Views: 54781

Re: The Indian National ID Card Project

Its an interview with Nandan Nilakeni , it removed a lots of my doubts about the project, hope this one helps the other members out here.


http://www.ndtv.com/news/videos/video_p ... id=1156619
by rajsunder
16 Sep 2009 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 527951

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

can some learned member please explain me as to what is the use of a gear box in a Jet Engine for fighter jets??
by rajsunder
16 Sep 2009 03:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 612578

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

True. But it's perfectly logical since France and the UK have been natural allies for ages, all the more so under the EEC despite Thatcher's Euroscepticism. It does seem obvious that if India buys weapons from the French, they will disable those if India tries to use them against any European count...
by rajsunder
15 Sep 2009 04:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 612578

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

That is the second part (legalese), care to first comment on the possibility of someone deliberately embedding malicious code part.... The possibility exists whenever you buy from a 3rd party, no matter what guarantees they give you. The French are notorious for their blatant corporate espionage. R...
by rajsunder
11 Sep 2009 04:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: WW2 Military Technologies: Successes and Failures
Replies: 62
Views: 13842

Re: World war II Military technologies: succeeded and failed

ramana wrote:RADAR

PROXIMITY FUSE

M4 Sherman Tank

T-34 TANK

Panzer family of tanks

German 21cm diameter Rockets: nebel werfur?

Russian Katyusha rockets


I think we can also add the Field of Operation Research to the above list.
by rajsunder
11 Sep 2009 03:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: WW2 Military Technologies: Successes and Failures
Replies: 62
Views: 13842

Re: World war II Militray technologies: succeeded and failed

The Russian flying boat or a/c : http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1012/929818128_abb01c4dd5.jpg The photo is stored in flickr website but the author unknown. Other images link - http://www.flickr.com/photos/happyhappyjoyjoy/page32/ This a/c has 8 engines and also has missile battery firing (not there...
by rajsunder
10 Sep 2009 04:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3791
Views: 289612

Re: Indian Education System

http://images.google.com/url?source=imgres&ct=img&q=http://www.indianmuslims.info/files/map_muslim_india_2003.gif&usg=AFQjCNFWOLITdB84_Gl03m4J-eMnt4Mi2g http://www.indianmuslims.info/files/map_muslim_india_2003.gif How much is propaganda it's not propaganda , mostly accurate - just not ...
by rajsunder
10 Sep 2009 01:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1138274

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Several folks including moi have been screaming about trust issues. Guess some aspects of the deal have kicked off concerns with P-8I.. just a tad bit late. Livefist : Devil in the Details, P-8I.. According to Section 6.1 under Article 28 of the contract between the two governments, the US will be ...
by rajsunder
09 Sep 2009 20:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 612578

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

NRao wrote:
To be sure, for the Brazilian requirements.

Out of curiosity, are the Brazilians getting ToT of any sorts?


yes, they are and not only that any sales of Rafale craft in South America would be fulfilled by Brazil.
by rajsunder
06 Sep 2009 04:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 326566

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

Notice the Bell Bottom curve of the guy in the right (next to Bull ) Actually taking it in bullock cart and open to dust is the best simulation of real conditions. 1) The bullock cart does not have any suspension in its wheels 2) The braking is not smooth The above two are the replica of extreme vi...
by rajsunder
03 Sep 2009 20:13
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Thread on YSR :The man, his mission, his demise and legacy
Replies: 900
Views: 4770

Re: Internal Security Watch

Greyhounds must be replicated in other states, said YSR http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/news/india/Greyhounds-must-be-replicated-in-other-states-said-YSR/articleshow/4968199.cms NEW DELHI: The late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy believed the state's elite Greyhound commandos,...
by rajsunder
03 Sep 2009 01:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Thread on YSR :The man, his mission, his demise and legacy
Replies: 900
Views: 4770

Re: Internal Security Watch

suryag wrote:Wonder why they dont use the superior Dhruv


read too many articles in regional news papers about how the heli was a milking cow for the corrupt bureaucrat's/politicians. They were spending crores of rupees for the upkeep of the heli.
by rajsunder
02 Sep 2009 22:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Thread on YSR :The man, his mission, his demise and legacy
Replies: 900
Views: 4770

Re: Internal Security Watch

I would not be surprised if anyone wanted to take out personal vendetta and downed the helicopter (Info for some one not from AP: YSR is a known factionist and has lots of enemies, read about the latest film thats being made by Ram gopal verma on paritala ravi, he was a known enemy of YSR and would...

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