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by ashish raval
19 Jan 2018 03:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1948
Views: 390785

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Looks like classic espionage route into Europe. Don't know about other nations but Britain do not allow any non-english blue blood without three generations of parents in armed or defense services to be anywhere near their turbine blade manufacturing plants. Chinese are stopped several kilometers a...
by ashish raval
19 Jan 2018 03:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4767
Views: 793383

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Just one line Good luck to those who suck up to communist regime without any regard for democracy. It will implode it will be when not if..I will say less than 25 years. Ha! They were saying the same thing 25 years ago. There’s no law of the universe that says you have to have democracy. Indeed, de...
by ashish raval
19 Jan 2018 02:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 299997

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

^I liked how he smartly linked the Spike deal to his 'friendship with Modi', in public. Nice way of putting the pressure on the PM by making it appear that he had staked his personal honour on the success of the deal. https://twitter.com/IsraeliPM/status/953700846847627264 :lol: :evil: If it was no...
by ashish raval
15 Jan 2018 09:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1948
Views: 390785

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

This is out of nowhere but if true would be a sea change in the turbofan market dominated by the US-UK-France. A chini-Germany collaboration in jet egines? http://m.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2127796/china-talks-sale-jet-engine-technology-germany Looks like classic espionage route into Eur...
by ashish raval
13 Jan 2018 13:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298215

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Agni5 ready to test... https://twitter.com/Hemant_TNIE/status/951772857956106240 Going by Prasanna Simha’s post a few posts above ( Clicky ) which has two distinct exclusion zones, could this be a two stage missile test making this a Agni IV test rather than a Agni V Test :?: Or perhaps MIRV test!!...
by ashish raval
13 Jan 2018 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 335814

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

INSAT and GSAT are dual use, so they're specifically not meant for Pakistan chaadi utaaro purposes. Cartosat 3 will be launched later this year with a spatial resolution of 0.25 m. It will be very exciting. Whoa that will be a big leap forward. Although to watch chini eyes on the ground 0.1 will be...
by ashish raval
13 Jan 2018 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4390
Views: 1067151

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

I had privilege of attending number of seminars by this unassuming scientist that I believe was the finest brain in the country back in 2002 at IISc Bangalore. This was confirmed by Nature in 2014 which is fairly correct. You come out of those seminars thinking really drenched with knowledge and th...
by ashish raval
12 Jan 2018 17:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1405
Views: 290136

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Excellent summary Pandit..on point 7 though do you feel there might be real danger if nation is a newclear armed Jihadi nation!! ashish raval Ji : LE CODE DE LANCEMENT ET DE CUISSON EST AVEC LE CHINOIS! Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif a du sens alors
by ashish raval
12 Jan 2018 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1405
Views: 290136

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Excellent summary Pandit..on point 7 though do you feel there might be real danger if nation is a newclear armed Jihadi nation!!
by ashish raval
12 Jan 2018 13:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4390
Views: 1067151

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Ranked among the world’s top 10 scientists in 2014 by Nature journal, Radhakrishnan has held several key positions in Isro and other scientific agencies. He was one of the key people behind India’s Chandrayaan-1 moon mission. I had privilege of attending number of seminars by this unassuming scient...
by ashish raval
10 Jan 2018 04:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1405
Views: 290136

Re: Analyzing CPEC

"Over 70,000 trucks will pass through this region daily" Lol. 70k trucks. Are there even that many trucks in whole of Phakistan..? What will they be carrying underwears exported to Middle-eastern Ayesha? I think whole CPEC is land grab exercise to make Pakistan claim look legitimate in Po...
by ashish raval
10 Jan 2018 04:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4767
Views: 793383

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Just one line Good luck to those who suck up to communist regime without any regard for democracy. It will implode it will be when not if..I will say less than 25 years.
by ashish raval
09 Jan 2018 04:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 668850

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I will be vary of those terrorist supporting residents using this as weapons storage or hideout for them. No country would be stupid enough to bomb their own informers. Indian army operating in these front areas have a very good handle on things. What better way to win hearts than to provide bunker...
by ashish raval
08 Jan 2018 13:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 788983

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Gurus, what is the issue with building indegeneos diesel electric sub if we can build nuke powered sub? An engine? Surely that can be imported and systems built around it and later around local engine in future.
by ashish raval
08 Jan 2018 13:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

this might partially explain why indian drugs are sometimes useless and why people try to obtain even OTC meds from relatives abroad claiming they are more effective. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/pharmaceuticals/eight-chinese-pharma-firms-may-be-blacklisted-over-...
by ashish raval
08 Jan 2018 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

Good points Nam no, Mukesh ji and Chola sir. One point however is dying population does not necessarily equate to less power. In 20 years skies will be full of swarms of drones, UCAV and tanks will be unmanned and AI will be omnipresent in wars. Population will be irrelevant in winning wars, technol...
by ashish raval
08 Jan 2018 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 668850

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Centre sanctions construction of 14,000 bunkers along LoC, International Border I will be vary of those terrorist supporting residents using this as weapons storage or hideout for them. They should instead be using this money to protect soldiers and providing better facilities for rehabilitation of...
by ashish raval
07 Jan 2018 14:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

Given the above, I agree with NRao that we have about 25 years to build up to face China alone [No Quad and ambivalent if not hostile neighbors] in the IOR region. IMO, we will be facing China (and again alone but for some diplomatic support from other Quad members, which China will ignore) in the ...
by ashish raval
06 Jan 2018 13:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

^^ interesting to see if pukes stick to learning English in school or shifts to learning Chinese. If they do latter, it will go North Korea way like a military Pariah state. If they make wrong turn of history now, they will forget loose any goodwill they may have in USA and forget about Kashmir bein...
by ashish raval
06 Jan 2018 08:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 162992

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Al Kowarizmi Al Jabar translated Indian books and methods (also tranlsated Greek stuff). There were others too who talked of 'hisab-e-hind'. The basic contributions from Indian sources and their path through the Islamic world are noted in multiple books on mathematics (numerals/decimal system, alge...
by ashish raval
06 Jan 2018 05:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1363
Views: 186895

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Supplying cheese burgers to Kim Un and hoping that he will die becoming fat? You're not kidding. That sounds far more realistic than any other Regime Change plan that the WHOTUS seems to have at this point. Unless he dies due to :rotfl: I think the real leader of NoKo is a thin scrawny guy like Ho ...
by ashish raval
06 Jan 2018 03:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5057
Views: 1248253

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

AdityaM wrote:If Boeing buys Embraer then could it impact future AEW&C

https://www.wsj.com/amp/articles/boeing ... 1515174634

It will definitely not go ahead as it is fundamentally against competition. Guarantee to fail regulatory hurdle.
by ashish raval
05 Jan 2018 18:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1363
Views: 186895

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

"What the North told the South" per Soko papparazzi. The North said no and that it would call back when it did have something to say, according to the ministry. :rotfl: If u want the real scoop pls c above UBCN's uncensored report. Sir, can someone taking interview effing remind Biden tha...
by ashish raval
05 Jan 2018 16:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

^ issue with lizard is who are their allies if any if they go to war. Without allies they will quickly end up being in a weak position in international forums and being a non democrstic nation every democrstic nation in UN will oppose it and will sanction if they continue to behave that way needless...
by ashish raval
04 Jan 2018 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4997
Views: 733660

Re: Internal Security Watch

It seems like TSP Pigs are now using Armour Piercing rounds. Apparently, in the recent Srinagar CRPF attacks, such rounds were used which punctured through lightly armoured jeeps & BPs. ISI is upping their game with supplying terrorist pigs with AP rounds. Time for mortars, rockets and shells p...
by ashish raval
04 Jan 2018 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

India imposes antidumping duty on 98 products from China (IE) India has imposed antidumping duty on as many as 98 products, as on December 27 last year, imported from China, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. The products on which the duty was imposed include flax fabrics, vitamin C, certain fib...
by ashish raval
04 Jan 2018 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5280
Views: 996243

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

It is now time to start intruding in China and test their defenses. No point in amassing forces and keepingvthgm in brracks. Let them roam free and return when they are stopped saying sorry..just what lizard does. Make expensive for them to be on border this is only show they will understand..
by ashish raval
04 Jan 2018 17:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 365378

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

On the other hand, when you don’t give money to these countries, someone else steps in, so that’s the risk. McMaster: Well, I don’t think … who’s going to step in now, I think, and want Pakistan to continue its support for terrorist groups like the Haqqani network, for groups like the Taliban? Now ...
by ashish raval
04 Jan 2018 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1363
Views: 186895

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Guess easiest way for South Korea is to give free tour of 1 week to each North Koreans. After they have seen south Korea they will have their lives back home and it should be cake walk once people are aware how developed South Korea is.
by ashish raval
01 Jan 2018 04:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 668850

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

So many times I have commented about poor perimeter defence. Barbed wires or even electric wire, dogs, sentries with night vision, cameras, and so on. All of the above or atleast couple of those first line of defense should be in place along with reinforced bulletproof sleeping pads and watch tower...
by ashish raval
31 Dec 2017 21:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 365378

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

For lack of a clear agenda of the visit, the opposition interprets it as a step towards winning the NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) for the embattled Sharifs who are facing multiple cases in courts and challenges in the political field. Why do I think that this could be related to N-bum rea...
by ashish raval
31 Dec 2017 05:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 365378

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/palestine-envoy-to-pakistan-shares-dais-with-hafiz-saeed-india-issues-demarche/articleshow/62300180.cms I will not be surprised that in short medium term there will be Palestinian style intifasa uprising in Kashmir after inputs from Palestinian Authority. I...
by ashish raval
30 Dec 2017 17:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 365378

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/palestine-envoy-to-pakistan-shares-dais-with-hafiz-saeed-india-issues-demarche/articleshow/62300180.cms I will not be surprised that in short medium term there will be Palestinian style intifasa uprising in Kashmir after inputs from Palestinian Authority. I...
by ashish raval
29 Dec 2017 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1363
Views: 186895

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

India's import is roughly 200 million tonnes per annum. Out of this 50 million tonnes represents export of refined petrol products (principally by Reliance and to some extent Essar). Net consumption is only 150 million tonnes or thereabouts. India has a population that is 60 times as large as North...
by ashish raval
29 Dec 2017 04:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4529
Views: 1051432

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I am not sure how China can afford so much military expenditure and also invest so much elsewhere in the world. I believe something Ponzi is happening with their economy. They might have borrowed massively to have such breakneck expansion. Not possible otherwise. It is one thing to build something a...
by ashish raval
29 Dec 2017 04:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1363
Views: 186895

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

So there's plenty of room for a couple more nuke tests and a dozen mijjiles. 5 Millon barrel is what India imports everyday. So someone thinking that 20 million people and industrial complexes surviving on that amount is false notion. The minimum they can survive on is atleast 10 times that. Clearl...
by ashish raval
28 Dec 2017 18:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 365378

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

My money is on that he is a dead man walking. Pakis are not going to let him go. Way too risky. Its hard but I would be relieved to see him dead asap instead of going through torture everyday. poor guy. Indian establishment should focus on revenge now. Do we not have a ISI rat caught from Nepal who...
by ashish raval
28 Dec 2017 14:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1298215

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

@Hemant_TNIE 2h2 hours ago More #BREAKINGNEWS AAD interceptor #missile achieves 'direct hit', destroys incoming ballistic missile, a modified version of Prithvi-II over Bay of Bengal. @DRDO_India terms it a 'brilliant' mission and success in a row. #AADinterceptor #India @NewIndianXpress Excellent ...
by ashish raval
28 Dec 2017 04:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 325668

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

We should be ready for a limited war over Kashmir. If there is any big terrorist attacks then India will be justified to cross LoC and use cold start with 48 HR mobilisation to cross LOC at multiple places and blast Hafiz Saeed. I will not fear nbum threat of isloo as I don't think they will have gu...
by ashish raval
26 Dec 2017 22:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 365378

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

The firing by Indian forces in Rakhchikri sector of Poonch district had "provided a cover for the planting of IEDs ... by non-state actors", which resulted in the martyrdom of three soldiers What stops us altering the LOC every time there is such an incident and we capture PoK territory b...

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