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by pandyan
27 Jan 2019 05:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2419
Views: 207344

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Ayyanar temples/Karuppanna swamy temples are taken care of by local priests. They have their own rituals.
by pandyan
30 Nov 2018 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1243
Views: 182100

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

This is what he actually posted. it doesnt look like he is encouraging others against goi https://twitter.com/Swamy39/status/1068128325225377792 The US arms merchants are mulling moving US Congress to blacklist India because we had committed global tenders for weapons purchase but went for “govt to ...
by pandyan
24 Nov 2018 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 905
Views: 92863

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-missionar ... 15515.html


Bitter Truth 1 hr ago
Looks like the tribe takes their second amendment rights to bear arms and illegal entry and stay your ground laws very seriously.
by pandyan
01 Nov 2018 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3468
Views: 563764

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Commies play funny tricks. they have cheap printing services for worldwide book publishers. China printed maps of india show entire j&k as a separate country. that's was that these cheap, slime balls commie government people do (people of china are good and mostly commoners like us)
by pandyan
13 Oct 2018 06:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2820
Views: 473471

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Chetak, Thanks for the info. A document without it's author's name and other detail is of not much use. Please write a line or two about the doc and post the link also so people can find out info for themselves It is from this article https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/cover-story/story/20181008-th...
by pandyan
27 Jun 2018 15:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 922475

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

68m is with performance & logistics package?
by pandyan
02 May 2018 16:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 749554

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I think Kalyani saar mentioned in interview that weight is the top improvement item customer had requested and he also mentioned that the next iteration coming out in july(?) would be lighter. I wonder if BF and Tata guns should have been two different versions(lighter vs heavier) instead of almost ...
by pandyan
18 Apr 2018 06:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2820
Views: 473471

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Prem wrote:Katarina 's Cockpit
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Tablet showing route map is windows based :shock:
by pandyan
26 Feb 2018 04:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 95216

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

There is a new twist in tamil channels (puthiya thalaimurai or news7 don't recall) with promotion going now "was tamil loving pm of canada insulted in india".
by pandyan
10 Nov 2017 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 598772

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

I do believe this article - I do have independent confirmation. However, the IAF Plans Directorate wants imported fighters. They don't have any ulterior motives, just want "proven and tested stuff" advertised as by their sellers. And Tejas fares very bad in marketing, publicity & adve...
by pandyan
20 Oct 2017 00:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 656828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

NRao wrote:Absence of Parrikar is causing this rudderless behavior.

He had a game plan. If he were around he could have at the very least pushed the deal. The chances were better with him around.

He should be consulted and nothing says he should be kept out...
by pandyan
19 Oct 2017 15:41
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 656828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

An Indian F-16 Enterprise: Understanding the Strategic Opportunity for the Indian Air Force http://www.sldinfo.com/an-indian-f-16-enterprise-understanding-the-strategic-opportunity-for-the-indian-air-force/ Being part of a global F-16 force has many other advantages. There are many F-16 pilots worl...
by pandyan
12 Oct 2017 20:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4375
Views: 748104

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Only time i went in a helicopter was when we took a tour over Grand Canyon. It was not exactly a fun trip. When flying in the canyons, it was very bumpy/choppy ride with lot of vibration and noise. I am happy to say that I didn't throwup inside the chopper; only after i came out...ran straight to th...
by pandyan
11 Oct 2017 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 598772

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

And competition Shiv saar. Private monopoly would take the country for a ride.

Apparently tier 2/3 suppliers have better profit margins than tier 1 supplier in aero industry
by pandyan
07 Oct 2017 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2587
Views: 334618

Re: Military Flight Safety

per tv news, this kerosene was been unloaded by nets from the hovering chopper, when the net with the kerosine jerrycans snagged the tail rotor and this, among other things, caused the kerosene to light up and that fire then engulfed the chopper, killing all on board. Badly charred bodies could not...
by pandyan
23 Sep 2017 01:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 443276

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Could be tata's engine too..it is 2.2 lt as well with various states of tune. Interesting to see diesel engine for uav.
by pandyan
07 Sep 2017 20:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 656828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

I think other companies are probably putting a number on how much employment they will generate, where and type of work etc. that's how they survive in their home countries and ensure one politician or group does not sabotage their plans. HAL needs to communicate plans along those aspects
by pandyan
02 Sep 2017 04:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168754

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Look you and yours faced India down, when you are ostensibly at your strongest (PRC big economy, fancy toys, this that) & you blinked and walked away. That's that. Every year as we speak India's position vs PRC will improve, given current trajectory. You guys are like the naked king who constan...
by pandyan
29 Aug 2017 20:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 656828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Rakesh saar - appreciate your effort and gently encouraging posters to respect copyright laws. Whether we agree with writer and content or not is one thing. But we do need to respect their effort and content :)
by pandyan
29 Aug 2017 09:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 598772

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Saar - customer (s) have to agree. It will obviously get benchmarked against jsf a d the likes
by pandyan
20 Aug 2017 08:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3540
Views: 554846

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama July 14th 2017

There are multiple TV reports that railway departmental work was going on at and also near the accident site and this work was on for quite some time. http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/railway-track-was-under-repair-but-utkal-express-train-driver-was-not-informed-preliminary-probe-into-muzaf...
by pandyan
19 Aug 2017 00:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 451983

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

This has all the details. Arjun weight is very much comparable to other MBTs and ground pressure is comparable to T90. Since it is a locally developed product, any further weight optimization should improve the numbers even more. Very good summary of the Arjun Mk2 and the case for making more of it ...
by pandyan
18 Aug 2017 18:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1145054

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

When are these guys going to write chinese actions are likely to anger India
by pandyan
16 Aug 2017 01:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168754

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Hot oil and boulders (baahubali) style next
by pandyan
04 Aug 2017 17:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168754

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

ArjunPandit wrote:Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line'
From red lines to a bottom line, this is a true convergence to their pathan biradars...


China: I am going to count from 1..10 and you need to withdraw and surrender
India: If I don't?
China: I am warning you and I am going to count again
by pandyan
02 Aug 2017 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2408
Views: 384776

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

First trade is needed...two thats how they will flush out rats
by pandyan
01 Aug 2017 18:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 640405

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Boeing creates new in-house avionics unit, reversing years of outsourcing

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/bo ... -controls/

Unusual move by boeing going for vertical integration.
by pandyan
01 Aug 2017 18:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Aviation - News and Discussion
Replies: 207
Views: 20542

Re: International Military Aviation - News and Discussion

Boeing creates new in-house avionics unit, reversing years of outsourcing

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/bo ... -controls/

Unusual move by boeing going for vertical integration.
by pandyan
01 Aug 2017 01:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 776570

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

UBji awesome set of posts! I do hope Dr VKS becomes the next defence minister. He seems to have a way to discuss complex issues in a logical and convincing way. He will be an excellent team builder with authority and a big stick
by pandyan
25 Jul 2017 07:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 776570

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Sports equipment use lot of composites too and china has several companies manufacturing all kinds of sports equipments for the world. Some of the tools and skills would obviously trickle to other areas.
by pandyan
24 Jul 2017 06:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 581916

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

+1.

Thanks to @Yusufdfi for tweeting about this speech.
by pandyan
24 Jul 2017 04:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 581916

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Excellent talk by Col Lalit Rai and great background on history, people, topography of Jammu & Kashmir. Watched this for the first time. Colonel Lalit Rai’s sterling account of the role played by his battalion in the icy heights of Khalubar, coupled with first hand accounts of daring, death and ...
by pandyan
24 Jul 2017 04:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 749554

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Excellent talk by Col Lalit Rai and great background on history, people, topography of Jammu & Kashmir. Watched this for the first time. Colonel Lalit Rai’s sterling account of the role played by his battalion in the icy heights of Khalubar, coupled with first hand accounts of daring, death and ...
by pandyan
07 Jul 2017 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3878
Views: 550423

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

On the other hand, we have eurofighter example that shows what can go wrong in this setup. They have the same freedom as dassault and other french companies. Most likely French armed forces and industry better working relationship and cross-domain expertise??? http://www.businessinsider.com/r-austri...
by pandyan
07 Jul 2017 17:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 717
Views: 111575

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

There is a report going on rightnow on New7 that there is a significant shortage of medicines (reported from salem) due to GST. Claim is manufacturers are not shipping due to GST issues
by pandyan
06 Jul 2017 20:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3066
Views: 261659

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Based on DrRatnadip's link it is now clear that he mentioned it a second time. If the Iranians wish to pursue this, they will learn that they are making a gross error of judgement. Trump may yet go back on the sanctions lifting. They will need friends either way. Maybe Israel visit is triggering this
by pandyan
04 Jul 2017 17:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168754

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

May be Chinese are trying to distract and reduce pressure on army action on bakis side. bakis i am sure are desperate to continue their normal activities.
by pandyan
03 Jul 2017 08:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 199890

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

At the minimum turn on windows history and backup to external usb hd. They are very affordable anyway. Windows history also protects against accidental overwrites as it tracks versions

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