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by VinodTK
24 Jan 2016 17:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 687
Views: 123959

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 and military technology
Replies: 1347
Views: 155499

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: 3962
Views: 600065

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: 191478

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: 4242
Views: 155266

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: 2719
Views: 375339

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: 52846

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: 273686

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: 3403
Views: 360441

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: 220038

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4393
Views: 509812

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: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 26477

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: 52846

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: 1433
Views: 182789

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: 3403
Views: 360441

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: 173126

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: 2864
Views: 275493

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: 3449
Views: 415346

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: 2171
Views: 362439

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: 3403
Views: 360441

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: 3449
Views: 415346

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...
by VinodTK
07 Dec 2015 17:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1036
Views: 89072

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China's capital outflows set to hit record: Expert The constant stream of capital outflows from China that have bedeviled global financial markets look set to reach a record in November, according to estimates from Capital Economics. Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist at the Singapore office o...
by VinodTK
07 Dec 2015 17:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260907

Re: Internal Security Watch

IB fears LeT has 'impossible to tap' device AGRA: Intelligence Bureau (IB) suspects Lashkar-e-Taiba militants have access to a technology for transfer of texts and packages that is near impossible to tap, a secret document accessed by TOI shows. The advanced Integrated Communication Hand-Held Radio...
by VinodTK
06 Dec 2015 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3773
Views: 260907

Re: Internal Security Watch

Arrested ISI spy Aijaz admits plans to recce military setups in Uttarakhand DEHRADUN: Suspected Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) operative, Mohammad Aijaz, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on November 27 from Meerut, has told an Uttarakhand police team which interroga...
by VinodTK
06 Dec 2015 23:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3403
Views: 360441

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Army chief reviews last phase of 'Drad Sankalp' in Thar JAISALMER: Army chief General Dalbir Singh reviewed the final validation phase of the training exercise 'Drad Sankalp' by the Indian Army's Southern Command at Thar on Saturday. The focus of the exercise has been on validation of operational p...
by VinodTK
03 Dec 2015 06:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 191478

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

‘Pakistan to get fifth generation fighter jets’ ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will acquire the fifth generation multi-role fighter aircraft from the international market but, for the time being, it will devote its full attention on its state-of-the-art JF-17 Thunder to make it the most effective of its gener...
by VinodTK
26 Nov 2015 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2719
Views: 375339

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

India, US make progress on jet engine, aircraft career co-op WASHINGTON: Ahead of defence minister Manohar Parrikar's maiden US visit next month, the two countries have made progress on their ambitious collaboration in the fields of jet engine and aircraft career technology, according to a Pentagon...
by VinodTK
26 Nov 2015 15:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 549579

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Prithvi II Missile successfully test fired in Odisha The Strategic Forces Command of India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed Surface to Surface nuclear capable Prithvi-II Short Range Ballistic missile (SRBM) on November 26, 2015 in Odisha. The Prithvi II Missile can strike targets ...
by VinodTK
26 Nov 2015 15:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 52846

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

China regroups seven military commands into four strategic zones In a major restructuring of its military initiated by China, seven military area commands (MAC) have been regrouped into four strategic zones. Of the four, the West Zone shall now face India. It will be headquartered at Chengdu in Sic...
by VinodTK
22 Nov 2015 21:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3403
Views: 360441

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Is the Army an attractive career option again? Dehradun: The 1.13 million-strong Indian Army, long battling an inability to attract good talent, may have something to cheer about. Of late, quite a few cadets in the elite Indian Military Academy (IMA) have joined the force preferring a career in def...
by VinodTK
21 Nov 2015 17:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 191478

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

shiv wrote:Have you seen my "educational purposes" video? :mrgreen:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxJvLNrZzdU


+++ Very good
by VinodTK
15 Nov 2015 06:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reaction
Replies: 709
Views: 15818

Re: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reac

Shotgun at RSS headquater, but brass refuses to meet him NAGPUR: Shatrughan Sinha, the sulking silver screen idol and BJP leader, apparently received a cold shoulder from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as well as the local BJP brass on Saturday. The Bihari Babu, who raised a minor revolt of his ow...
by VinodTK
15 Nov 2015 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2719
Views: 375339

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Modi's UK visit - HAL in talks with BAE to manufacture weaponized Hawks BENGALURU: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is likely to manufacture the combat version of military aircraft Hawk in the coming months. HAL and BAE Systems discussed this in London during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit...
by VinodTK
03 Nov 2015 04:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread
Replies: 444
Views: 27705

Re: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread

Dawood's security enhanced by Pakistan Army: Reports New Delhi: Security of underworld don and India's most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim has been enhanced in Pakistan after the arrest of his bete noire Chhota Rajan in Indonesia. Special commandos of the Pakistan Army have been deployed at Dawood...
by VinodTK
26 Oct 2015 05:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1347
Views: 155499

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Harsh conditions are foiling Russian jets in Syria WASHINGTON – Russian warplanes sent to Syria to back the regime of Bashar Assad are breaking down at a rapid rate that appears to be affecting their ability to strike targets, according to a senior Defense official. Nearly one-third of Russian atta...
by VinodTK
25 Oct 2015 19:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 471943

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India's gold monetisation scheme may be ready in weeks - Modi NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A programme to attract gold owned by households into a bank deposit scheme to monetise the precious metal could be ready in weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, a step aimed at cutting expensive impor...
by VinodTK
24 Oct 2015 17:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Genocide
Replies: 780
Views: 87560

Re: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Geno

Protester disrupts Pakistan prime minister's speech in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A protester disrupted a speech by Pakistan's President Nawaz Sharif at a Washington think tank on Friday, shouting slogans in support of freedom for the Pakistani province of Baluchistan. A man in the audience ...
by VinodTK
03 Oct 2015 17:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 341135

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

IAF wants over 100 Rafale or similar jets NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force on Saturday said it would need at least six squadrons comprising 108 Rafale or similar jets to shore up its capabilities as it hoped that the contract for 36 French fighter aircraft would be inked by year-end. Noting that two squ...

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