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by pradeepe
06 Dec 2006 12:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test
Replies: 322
Views: 87982

OK..I can see some changes yes. Basmati is looking to lead the way I presume. But still, you will need to forgive me for being a skeptic when it comes to foggy bottom. Apologies for the full quote, thought about snippng it, but got lazy. On second thoughts let it be there. Thats a clean message that...
by pradeepe
06 Dec 2006 12:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test
Replies: 322
Views: 87982

Pradeepe, The whole point of having a military leader in Pakistan is so that Pakistanis can believe that they are being protected from India. The only way they can prevent India from doing harm to Pakistan is as Gen. Musharraf said, to threaten India with Pakistan's nuclear bomb if India does somet...
by pradeepe
05 Dec 2006 23:05
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Strategic Implications of India's ABM Test
Replies: 322
Views: 87982

Vijay, PAC3 it may not be, but IMO the current powers that be will not let bakistan go democrazy. IMHO its best that we dispel that notion.
Too many perils in that path-
1. A repeat ala hamas
2. Cant leave Yindoos unrestrained without grooming another pair of shakles..
3..
by pradeepe
05 Dec 2006 05:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India tests Prithvi based ABM-3
Replies: 320
Views: 85617

The Chengappa article stated that there was a proximity fuse. In the description of the intercept is talked about two dots coming together on the screen followed by many dots implying a collision or hit. By ensuring that there was no explosive on the PAD KV, DRDO proofed the THK system. The target ...
by pradeepe
05 Dec 2006 05:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India tests Prithvi based ABM-3
Replies: 320
Views: 85617

UPI Article Apologies if posted already. Rajiv Singh in an authoritative analysis published by the b-domain.com Web site Wednesday gave important details about what wa sine ffect a new Indian-developed ABM interceptor. However, as Singh observed, "Defense analysts at home (in India) adopted a ...
by pradeepe
05 Dec 2006 02:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: NRI Investment in India and R2I Financial Concerns
Replies: 208
Views: 53801

going by the beeline for pool facing you'd think half the male population intends to use binoculars and 'survey' the collection of wives splashing around. p.s. I took outside facing, being of good moral fiber :oops: Me too have that kind of fiber :). I went for an outside facing one. Of course all ...
by pradeepe
29 Nov 2006 02:03
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India tests Prithvi based ABM-2
Replies: 324
Views: 79165

to ensure that two things flying at several times the speed of sound actually collide with each other? Interceptor apart, I am thinking about the positive implications this has on Prithvi's own guidance control. What percentage of the CEP # is attributable to the guidance error bars in the boost ph...
by pradeepe
28 Nov 2006 10:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India Tests Prithvi based ABM
Replies: 334
Views: 69384

Only yesterday did an Indian ABM missile do its first intercept in a test. So, let's not all jump up and down on Bedi for stating something that is obvious but in a crass manner. Vick, thats not the complete story. Its the first intercept on the first attempt. Something to jump up and down a bit no...
by pradeepe
20 Nov 2006 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 145182

May I :)

Actually the battery pack is at the top end of the chassis. Tilting it causes a potential delta to help the charge flow down easier to the CPU.
by pradeepe
14 Nov 2006 20:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 169416

Singha,
I am not sure how they got into the "reputed fighting instincts" lore as you say. I must have slept during that class.
by pradeepe
10 Nov 2006 21:48
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Replies: 303
Views: 65247

A request Vijay. Why dont you write up a SRR type article/paper.
by pradeepe
09 Nov 2006 01:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 145751

UK seeks Mumbai's helpAdd to Clippings [ 8 Nov, 2006 0241hrs ISTTIMES NEWS NETWORK ] RSS Feeds| SMS NEWS to 8888 for latest updates MUMBAI: The United Kingdom is seeking the help of the Mumbai police to prevent terrorist attacks during the 2012 Olympics in London. It will also Wasnt some beeb from ...
by pradeepe
07 Nov 2006 22:30
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Replies: 303
Views: 65247

I dont know. I was just asking an honest question with the broader context of trying to understand the utility of the framework.
by pradeepe
07 Nov 2006 11:22
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Replies: 303
Views: 65247

[quote="Vijay J"] These people have still to cooperate effectively in the bombay blasts investigation, we have identified the shooters and told them also, but He seems to be busy selling his bloody book. quote] Vijay, do we really expect Mushy to give up these folks, wont he be bringing do...
by pradeepe
04 Nov 2006 02:10
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Replies: 303
Views: 65247

Vijay J. wrote: We have not set redlines on things like that. We have simply said that we will not be the first to use nuclear weapons. Beyond that we have said nothing. What the Pakistanis do to damage their national health in the pursuit of unrealistic alliances with foreign powers is hardly unde...
by pradeepe
03 Nov 2006 11:15
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VI
Replies: 323
Views: 139049

VijayV wrote:I came across this Blog (Scenario) on web-Rediff, May be some of members will like it.

http://kashmirdiary.rediffiland.com/scripts/xanadu_diary_view.php



This is quite something!
by pradeepe
02 Nov 2006 01:00
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Replies: 303
Views: 65247

Guess who asked for no war in 2002? Guess who gets blamed for weak knees in 2006? Guess who asked for making a deal with terrorists in the 1999 hijacking? Guess who is being accused of weakness in 2006? The government that does what the voters ask for is playing it safe and is no more cowardly that...
by pradeepe
01 Nov 2006 01:18
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: First Use of Nuclear Weapons
Replies: 303
Views: 65247

My comments assumes Scenario Two, which is exactly where i see your decision making process get hamstrung by "political" considerations. You have raised a scenario that has very different implications than a military FU and NFU discussion. Have you stopped to think why a jihadi would want...
by pradeepe
27 Sep 2006 23:11
Forum: The Kargil Archive
Topic: Kargil War Thread - V
Replies: 322
Views: 128705

Kargil could have been avoided easily.


Sharma, I was actually looking for something simple which could have proved the above statement right.

Now that ends up falling along the lines of:
my life could have easily been much better
...
if I paid attention in school as a kid

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