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by VinodTK
08 Feb 2016 06:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 218
Views: 32469

Re: Joint Military Exercises News & Discussion

India, China hold 1st joint tactical exercise New Delhi:India and China on Saturday conducted their first joint tactical exercise in eastern Ladakh as part of the ongoing policy to ensure greater interaction between troops stationed along the Line of Actual Control and boost bilateral military CBMs...
by VinodTK
08 Feb 2016 06:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4341
Views: 408518

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

IAF pilots pop pills to get fighting edge : : : : 'Go/No-Go' pills. And they are said to pack quite a punch. IAF fighter pilots are now increasingly using these "authorised" pills to boost alertness levels and cognitive powers as well as fight fatigue and sleep deprivation during round-th...
by VinodTK
04 Feb 2016 07:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4330
Views: 718488

Re: Small Arms Thread

Israeli-Indian JV to make small arms in private sector Punj Lloyd Ltd has established a 51:49 joint venture with Israel Weapon Industries (IWI). IWI has already supplied guns such as TAVOR assault rifles and UZI SMG to security forces in India and also has other major programs in which its small ar...
by VinodTK
03 Feb 2016 04:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3430
Views: 353096

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

Boeing keen to make F/A-18 fighters in India: CEO Dennis A Muilenburg NEW DELHI: Aircraft maker Boeing has offered to manufacture its F/A-18 fighter jets — the mainstay of the US navy — in India through the government's Make in India programme, taking another stab at winning a potential multi-billi...
by VinodTK
02 Feb 2016 04:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 85144

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

9 Declassified RAW Operations That Will Fill You With Pride We don't really get to hear or read much about them. They operate in the shadows to make sure we are safe from forces conspiring against us. It's never fun and games for the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) of India, but they surely have s...
by VinodTK
02 Feb 2016 04:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3430
Views: 353096

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

Hopefully the right thread (admins can move this to off topic thread if they feel so). -------------------------------------- I have started trading in stocks. A newbie to trading. Please let me know some indian defense related companies of which i can buy shares. Please note that my primary intent...
by VinodTK
30 Jan 2016 19:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1072
Views: 106368

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

In a daring move, US warship patrols disputed South China Sea An American warship on Saturday patrolled the disputed South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam, “to challenge excessive maritime claims” that restrict the rights and freedoms of the US and others. The daring freedom of navig...
by VinodTK
30 Jan 2016 18:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Former Indian Army chief Gen. K.V. Krishna Rao dies General K.V. Krishna Rao, the 14th Chief of Army Staff, passed away on Saturday in the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) here, an official statement said. He was 92. Gen. Krishna Rao was commissioned in the Indian Army on August 9, 1942 at the...
by VinodTK
30 Jan 2016 05:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3430
Views: 353096

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

Zen Tech to produce customised simulators Zen Technologies Ltd is all set to build customised solutions for Indian and global clients, leveraging its two decades of expertise in developing simulators for the security and defence sectors. “Be it a Paris-type terrorist attack or the 26/11 one in Mumb...
by VinodTK
30 Jan 2016 05:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 58618

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Five Unique Chinese Weapons (and Why They’ve Built Them) http://img.theepochtimes.com/n3/eet-content/uploads/2016/01/29/ztq-1-676x450.jpg Chinese military hardware has a tendency to be dismissed as second-rate knockoffs of Soviet Cold War models and stolen Western tech, like the Soviet-built “Chine...
by VinodTK
28 Jan 2016 07:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 279162

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

India Boosts Strait of Malacca Maritime Surveillance India's recent announcement that it will deploy two of its new Boeing P-8 maritime surveillance and strike aircraft to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands could create new opportunities for enhanced cooperation with Australia and the US. The island...
by VinodTK
28 Jan 2016 07:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 601460

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Stage Set for User Trials of Akash Missile from Today BALASORE: A series of user trials of surface-to-air supersonic Akash missile system will be carried out from a defence test facility off the Odisha coast from Thursday. Reliable sources said, the tests will be conducted from launching complex-II...
by VinodTK
28 Jan 2016 07:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4109
Views: 347773

Re: Internal Security Watch

India fights off land, air threats : : : Terror suspects sneak into Vizag from Odisha Andhra Pradesh additional director general of police Law and Order R.P. Thakur said, “Based on inputs from Odisha police we caught them at Nakkapalli gate and shifted them to Vishaka-patnam. We are verifying the t...
by VinodTK
28 Jan 2016 06:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 279162

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

World View: India Deploying ‘Submarine Killer’ Planes to Counter China’s Submarines As China continues to deploy new missile systems that can target any part of the United States with nuclear weapons, and submarines that can target any part of the trade routes from China, through the South China Se...
by VinodTK
28 Jan 2016 06:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1525
Views: 205410

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

How Losing India's Business Could Ruin Russia's Defense Industry Forecast The dominance of Russian defense manufacturers in the Indian arms market will continue to rapidly erode. The United States, Israel, European states and other countries such as Japan will increasingly compete to export arms to...
by VinodTK
26 Jan 2016 06:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

India leads in body armour tech but fails to provide protection to own troops High-tech bulletproof jackets and helmets built in India are exported to 230 forces in over 100 countries. Okay, great! But, In Delhi there are only 250 such jackets for a force of over 90 thousand people. Why cater other...
by VinodTK
25 Jan 2016 04:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2781
Views: 403437

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Airbus Helicopters, Mahindra Defence sign statement of intent for joint venture Mumbai, Jan 24: A ‘statement of intent’ was signed between Airbus Helicopters and Mahindra Defence to cement their Make in India partnership and to affirm their commitment to make military helicopters. The agreement, si...
by VinodTK
25 Jan 2016 04:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 85144

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Indian Defence Bases are Facing Security Crisis NEW DELHI: India has declared war on IS and al Qaeda by arresting 13 terror planners from six states all over the country. More swoops are expected. However, agencies say the state of security in many of India’s vital military and air force bases need...
by VinodTK
24 Jan 2016 17:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 127951

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

Andamans may soon have Rs 1,800 crore dry-dock MUMBAI: The government is all set to develop a dry-dock on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands at a cost of up to Rs 1,800 crore to help reduce the repair and maintenance costs for local vessels. "We do not have good facilities for ship repair on the ...
by VinodTK
24 Jan 2016 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1525
Views: 205410

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

COLUMN-It's Russia's turn to learn that stealth warplanes are hard to do an 22 After confronting serious technical and economic difficulties, Russia has dramatically cut back its air force program to field its first radar-evading "stealth" fighter jet. By delaying large-scale acquisition ...
by VinodTK
23 Jan 2016 23:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4029
Views: 640541

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Indian special forces diving into Puget Sound with JBLM’s Green Berets In movies, “cool guys don’t look at explosions.” In real life, they don’t admit that jumping out of a 99-foot-long Army Chinook helicopter into the chilly waters of Puget Sound with a group of elite soldiers from the other side ...
by VinodTK
23 Jan 2016 23:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 207413

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Russian Military To Hold First Ever Defence Exercises With Pakistan Moscow: In a sign of improving ties between the two erstwhile adversaries, Russia's military has said it will hold its first ever defence exercises with Pakistan later this year. Russian ground forces will hold seven international ...
by VinodTK
22 Jan 2016 06:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4300
Views: 183360

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

India suspects nuclear security index a ploy to reveal country’s stockpile NEW DELHI: Even though India moved up two places in a somewhat controversial international ranking on nuclear security, the 2016 Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) security index was greeted here with derision. This biennial ex...
by VinodTK
22 Jan 2016 06:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2781
Views: 403437

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Army planning to share fighting concepts to generate combat solutions from private industries NEW DELHI: In a first, the Army is planning to share its concept of the battlefield and warfighting with the Indian industry, hoping that the engagement will generate innovative combat solutions from the p...
by VinodTK
20 Jan 2016 23:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 58618

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

China to Get Russia's Lethal Su-35 Fighter This Year China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) will start receiving its first Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighters from Russia later this year. "Supplies of fighter jets will start in the 4th quarter of this year. For now, everything goes acc...
by VinodTK
20 Jan 2016 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 285116

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

India's Mi-35 helicopters ready for first battle in Afghanistan KABUL: Afghanistan today said three of the four multirole Mi-35 helicopters that India donated to it last month have been assembled and are now fully operational to combat terrorism in the war-torn country. According to the Defense Min...
by VinodTK
19 Jan 2016 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

viva kermani ‏@vivakermani 16h16 hours ago Bengaluru, Karnataka Being childless & having no known blood relatives,Jewish prayer 4 General Jacob recited by Israel's military attaché https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CY7dNoXU0AAMcAJ.jpg ^^^ ++God bless the general & the Attache
by VinodTK
18 Jan 2016 23:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 240189

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

JF-17 vs HAL Tejas: New Competitors on the Military Block The Bahrain International Air Show slated to be held between January 21-23 at the Sakhir Airbase in Bahrain is supposed to be the first international symposium where India will showcase its indigenously built, but much delayed, Hindustan Aer...
by VinodTK
18 Jan 2016 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4768
Views: 619419

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Gunners of Indian Artillery display their prowess and deadly firepower PUNE: The gunners of the Indian Artillery displayed their prowess and deadly firepower at 'Exercise Sarvatra Prahar', which was conducted recently at the School of Artillery at Devlali, Nasik. The exercise was conducted through ...
by VinodTK
17 Jan 2016 20:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 31005

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I

Pathankot airbase attack brings spotlight on IAF Garud commandos force The role of elite Garud commandos of the Indian Air Force has come in sharp focus in the wake of the terror attack on Pathankot airbase, which left seven security personnel dead, including one Garud. Corporal Gursevak Singh, a G...
by VinodTK
16 Jan 2016 03:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 58618

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Chinese Marines' Desert Operations Point to Long-Range Ambitions Beijing. Days after China passed a new law that for the first time permits its military to venture overseas on counter-terror operations, its marines began exercises in the western deserts of Xinjiang, more than 2,000 kilometers from ...
by VinodTK
16 Jan 2016 03:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1504
Views: 204993

Re: India's Power Sector

India to add 2,000 MW solar capacity in January-March, major projects in states like Andhra Pradesh and Telangana NEW DELHI: India will add 2,000 megawatts of solar power capacity between January and March, which is equal to the capacity added during the entire 2015. The major projects expected to ...
by VinodTK
15 Jan 2016 05:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

^^^^ China strike force back on course New Delhi, Jan. 14: The Narendra Modi government has revised its decision to slash the size of a China-specific army formation and returned to the UPA plan of raising the Mountain Strike Corps in eight years. The decision to raise the 17 Corps, meant specifical...
by VinodTK
09 Jan 2016 22:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 189606

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

India, France to finalize Rafale deal ahead of Hollande visit WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Indian and French government officials have reportedly finalized negotiations for the estimated $9 billion sale of 36 French Rafale fighter jets to India. The agreement is likely to be signed before the arriva...
by VinodTK
09 Jan 2016 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2930
Views: 297840

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

Japan’s 5th Generation Stealth Fighter to Make Maiden Flight in Early 2016 Japan’s Ministry of Defense Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) announced that a prototype of Tokyo’s first indigenously-designed fifth-generation air superiority fighter, the Mitsubishi ATD-X Shinshin, will ...
by VinodTK
16 Dec 2015 07:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3799
Views: 522484

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

India Plans Indigenous Helo Engine Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), India’s state-owned aerospace company, plans to develop an indigenous turboshaft jet engine for 7,000-lb and 10,000- to 16,000-lb class helicopters, a move one official believes might help the country become a “global hub of ae...
by VinodTK
14 Dec 2015 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2216
Views: 386535

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

India set to develop own stealth combat drones NEW DELHI: India is finally getting set to launch an ambitious project to develop its own stealth combat drones or UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles), which will be capable of firing missiles and precision-guided munitions at enemy targets and the...
by VinodTK
13 Dec 2015 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445813

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

193 cadets graduate as army officers from Gaya OTA GAYA: 193 graduates from the Gaya Officers Training Academy took vows as newly inducted officers of the Indian army on Saturday morning. The newly inducted army officers took the vow to protect the nation at a special function organized to celebrat...
by VinodTK
07 Dec 2015 19:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3799
Views: 522484

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

India May Order 50 Ka-226T Helicopters From Russia, Make 150 More In India India could buy 50 Ka-226T Helicopters off- the-shelf from Russian helicopters and manufacture up to 150 more In India under the Make-in-India program. Russian sources told defenseworld.net that among the proposals being con...

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