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by VinodTK
13 May 2017 16:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3636
Views: 210215

Re: Internal Security Watch

Vivek Oberoi's company donates 25 flats to families of CRPF bravehearts Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi's company Karrm Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. has donated 25 flats to the families of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) martyrs in Thane, Maharashtra. According to reports, Vivek's organistation has wr...
by VinodTK
23 Apr 2017 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2984
Views: 331559

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Snipers hitting targets at 2 km ? What kind of dorks write these articles ? 1. Corporal of Horse (CoH) Craig Harrison, Household Cavalry (UK) Distance: 2,707 yd Date: November 2009 Firearm: Accuracy International L115A3 Ammunition: .338 Lapua Magnum LockBase B408 bullets Conflict: War in Afghanista...
by VinodTK
04 Apr 2017 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1870
Views: 266033

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

SBajwa wrote:I think most of the infiltration happens from Kupwara and Baramulla., These should also be made part of Union Territories or Jammu state to make sure that Kashmir state does not have any access to POK.

++100%
by VinodTK
26 Mar 2017 18:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1420
Views: 153441

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

shiv: "Chinese Airfields of Relevance to India".

^^^Very helpful presentation with lots of details, thanks for creating and posting it.
by VinodTK
20 Feb 2017 05:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436248

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Gold imports shrink 32.7 per cent to USD 19.74 bn in April-Jan India's gold imports fell by about 32.7 per cent to USD 19.74 billion during the April-January period of this fiscal, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit. Total imports of the precious metal in the correspondi...
by VinodTK
10 Feb 2017 04:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7690
Views: 561299

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Avtar Singh wrote:tea lady reaction in kolkata from 5.10
the looks from the younger daughter are priceless

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2PIz6Tbhz0


Priceless
by VinodTK
30 Jan 2017 02:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3241
Views: 304202

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

God bless people like Dada and their famalies
by VinodTK
29 Jan 2017 20:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 845440

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

From HindustanTimes: What the next India-China war might look like India’s military might was on view during its Republic Day parade on January 26. Much of the focus of its armed forces is on China even though they are more regularly engaged in dealing with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. China looms...
by VinodTK
07 Jan 2017 07:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 369014

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Yagnasri wrote:http://time.com/4625664/donald-trump-barack-obama-ambassadors/

R.Varma is also political appointee - right?



Yes he is.
by VinodTK
31 Dec 2016 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2541
Views: 331405

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

^^^ I allways thought it would be an excellent idea to work with Japan to develop Indian aeronautics industry and South Korea to develop tanks.
by VinodTK
30 Dec 2016 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1278
Views: 206793

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

India to Station Special Ops Aircraft on Border With China India is supplementing its strategy of reactivating old landing strips near the border with China. It is now going to position its US made special ops aircraft within a short flying distance from these strips. New Delhi (Sputnik) — India ha...
by VinodTK
30 Dec 2016 00:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2541
Views: 331405

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Qatar, India, Italy purchase Raytheon Stinger missiles WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Raytheon has received a $207.9 million contract to produce Stinger missiles and supporting equipment for foreign military sales to Qatar, India and Italy. The contract covers production for Stinger FIM-92H Block 1 m...
by VinodTK
29 Dec 2016 05:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5374
Views: 485737

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Buy 1 squadron of F35 per year for the next 5 years and increase the acquisition to 2 squadrons per year for the next 5 years, cost is spread out and the numbers will go up steadily - (270 aircraft: 90+180) Meanwhile build up the LCA numbers and develop India's own 5th generation AMCA; skip all 4.0 ...
by VinodTK
27 Dec 2016 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2012
Views: 299431

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China tests new jet fighter FC-31 Gyrfalcon prototype: Report BEIJING: China has tested the latest version of its fifth-generation stealth fighter, state media reported Monday, as it tries to end the West's monopoly on the world's most advanced warplanes. The test comes as the nation flexes its mil...
by VinodTK
23 Dec 2016 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3241
Views: 304202

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian Army has less life protecting equipments than Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh United Nations recently said that there is an alarming lack of lifeprotecting equipment available with Indian peacekeepers, informing India that the ability of troops to undertake operations has been impacted in...
by VinodTK
29 Oct 2016 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5374
Views: 485737

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

Question: How does f-16 block 70 / f-16 Super Viper compare against current Chinese aircraft and the emerging Chinese aircraft?
Does F-16 become obseleate by 2025? Or will it serve India up to 2030's!
by VinodTK
23 Oct 2016 03:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 369014

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Ivanka Trump to celebrate Diwali with Indian Americans WASHINGTON: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's daughter will celebrate the Diwali festival at a Hindu temple in the crucial swing state of Virginia with the members of the Indian-American community. Ivanka Trump will celebrate Diw...
by VinodTK
08 Oct 2016 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3752
Views: 273041

Re: Indian Air Force News and Discussion - 21 Sept 2015

IAF kicks off contest to make single-engine fighters in India A global contest has restarted for supplying India a medium, multi-role fighter, with the Indian Air Force (IAF) inviting top international fighter jet manufacturers to set up a production facility in India. : : While Boeing, Eurofighter...
by VinodTK
18 Sep 2016 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2012
Views: 299431

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

What We Know About China's New Bomber Beijing is working on a plane designed to strike targets far from home. The head of the Chinese Air Force has confirmed rumors that the country is working on a new long-range bomber. The plane would replace China's fleet of bombers based on antiquated Cold War ...
by VinodTK
16 Aug 2016 06:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3820
Views: 575844

Re: Small Arms Thread

India Gets its Guns Driven partly by its developing rivalry with China, India is welcoming global gun manufacturers to set up shop to produce small arms including handguns, rifles, carbines, sub-machine guns, light machine guns and grenade launchers. New investment rules allow private players to es...
by VinodTK
22 May 2016 02:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3991
Views: 401341

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Advanced Pinaka with new technology test fired BHUBANESWAR: The defence officials on Friday tested a new technology in a bid to incorporate ‘guidance system’ in the advanced version of indigenously built Pinaka rocket system. The new technology in Pinaka was successfully tested from a defence base ...
by VinodTK
26 Apr 2016 02:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3241
Views: 304202

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Indian Army to have theatre commands like China With China having re-structured its military commands in October last year, the Indian Army – the biggest of the three armed forces — has been told to work on a long-term integration with the IAF and the Navy to have joint commands. The bi-annual Army...
by VinodTK
16 Apr 2016 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 82979

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Former-US-defense-contractor-sentenced-for-passing-military-secrets-to-India WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- A former U.S. defense contractor with access to sensitive U.S. weapons systems has been sentenced to over four years in federal prison for passing information on those weapons to India. Hannah...
by VinodTK
30 Mar 2016 03:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 23576

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I

11 cops on 24-hour duty to protect Pathankot attackers' bodies http://dc-cdn.s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/dc-Cover-j11gfuqcjrent433lmj9gsj787-20160329203017.Medi.jpeg Pathankot: Eleven policemen have been on duty round-the-clock at the civil hospital morgue here for the past almost three months t...
by VinodTK
27 Mar 2016 17:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: US strike options on TSP
Replies: 2412
Views: 43517

Re: Understanding the US-2

From Fox News: Muslim Dairy Queen owner installs signs comparing Hindus to monkeys The Hindu community is calling on a Muslim Dairy Queen franchise owner to take down signs from his Houston-area business that compare Hindus to monkeys. Mohammad Dar, a 65-year-old Muslim and U.S. citizen from Pakist...
by VinodTK
21 Mar 2016 04:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2088
Views: 329709

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

India Finalizes $3B Blueprint for UAV Fleets NEW DELHI — Indian defense forces have finalized a blueprint to procure more than 5,000 UAVs over the next 10 years for about US $3 billion, and tenders will be restricted to domestic companies that can tie up with foreign firms, said a Ministry of Defen...
by VinodTK
07 Mar 2016 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3157
Views: 246044

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Tata Motors enters agreement with two others for infantry combat vehicle project worth Rs 50, 000 crore Tata Motors Ltd. along with Bharat Forge Ltd. and the US-based General Dynamics Land Systems will develop the future infantry combat vehicle (FICV) for the Indian armed forces, the company said o...
by VinodTK
28 Feb 2016 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3241
Views: 304202

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

From: The New Indian Express:Echoes of a Past Thunder

Image

Truly a moving picture
by VinodTK
16 Feb 2016 03:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3991
Views: 401341

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^^^ Mega US howitzer deal to break Bofors jinx NEW DELHI: India may finally exorcise its Bofors ghost of 30 years. After several years of hard-nosed negotiations, which also saw the proposed deal being stalled for a couple of years, the US government on Monday finally submitted an over $700 million...
by VinodTK
15 Feb 2016 19:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2938
Views: 133187

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Rajeev Shukla's viewpoint on Siachen: It speaks a lot about how Indian political leaders lack strategic knowledge Recently I read an article in a Hindi Daily by a Congress leader Mr. Rajeev Shukla, who was a minister in Sonia Gandhi led UPA Government. Shuklaji was writing this article in sympathy ...
by VinodTK
15 Feb 2016 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3157
Views: 246044

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Ajay Shukla: Rs 50,000 crore contest to build future combat vehicle kicks off today On Monday, ten Indian companies will submit proposals to the defence ministry for designing, developing and manufacturing a “future infantry combat vehicle” (FICV) --- an armoured, tracked vehicle that will carry so...
by VinodTK
13 Feb 2016 20:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011
Replies: 1210
Views: 74127

Re: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/

How Nehru, Menon conspired against army chief Thimayya : : : Nehru, unlike Bose and Patel, veered away from building military power. Although, when cornered, he was not averse to using it—as in the case of Kashmir in 1947-48 and then Goa in 1961—for the most part, he talked disarmament, non-alignme...
by VinodTK
08 Feb 2016 06:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2445
Views: 162336

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Dhaka cancels port to be built by China, India eyes another New Delhi:With India's relations with Bangladesh on an upswing, New Delhi has expressed interest in developing the neighbour's newest deep sea port, Payra. It's a big move by India and an expression of the trajectory of strategic ties betw...
by VinodTK
08 Feb 2016 06:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises News & Discussion
Replies: 137
Views: 14424

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: 3752
Views: 273041

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: 3820
Views: 575844

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: 2911
Views: 192771

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...

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