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by VinodTK
19 Aug 2017 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3467
Views: 384685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Defence ministry junks machine guns order for foot soldiers NEW DELHI: In yet another major blow to the Army's modernisation plans, the procurement plan for over 44,000 light machine guns (LMGs) for its humble foot soldiers in the infantry has been scrapped by the defence ministry. This is the thir...
by VinodTK
18 Aug 2017 06:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3467
Views: 384685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Rakesh wrote:Time for Gen VK Singh to take over as Defence Minister. Shake up the MoD :)

DM should be a disrupter and VK Singh would do a good job in shaking up the bureaucratic setup
by VinodTK
18 Aug 2017 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3467
Views: 384685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

India very desperately needs a very very capable full time defense minister with minimum 5 years continuity of tenure and equally smart combination of defence secretary and army chief that are willing to put country first and ego next. : : We need to move to around 700K strong army that is better e...
by VinodTK
04 Aug 2017 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2139
Views: 202165

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^^^^ Very good show by SS
by VinodTK
02 Aug 2017 17:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 919978

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

shiv wrote:One more: Points of confrontation between India and China


Shiv, thanks for the video very informative, appreciate you putting the time and effort to create it.
by VinodTK
02 Aug 2017 02:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 978
Views: 79609

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Why the 4th largest military evokes neither respect nor fear The Indian military remains in a World War II time-warp and is organised into 19 unwieldy commands against China’s five and United States’ six. A part-time Raksha Mantri also weakens the structure A "security dilemma" in interna...
by VinodTK
31 Jul 2017 21:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 919978

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

India's Uncompromising Stand Against China in the Himalayas Is Backed Up With Hard Power India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is back from Beijing after attending the BRICS national security advisers’ conclave and meeting his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, but there is no sign yet of the...
by VinodTK
28 Jul 2017 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1892
Views: 325778

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

FRANCE COULD DONATE 31 JAGUAR ATTACK AIRCRAFT TO INDIA According to French daily Le Point, President Emmanuel Macron intends to donate 31 ex-French Air Force Jaguar fighters to India. As we have recently reported in fact India was in talks to buy 31 ex-French Air Force Jaguar attack aircraft and th...
by VinodTK
27 Jul 2017 22:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1492
Views: 194335

Re: India's Power Sector

India's first-quarter coal imports fall 8.1 percent NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's coal imports fell 8.1 percent to 52.70 million tonnes in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal told lawmakers on Thursday, as the world's third largest consumer of coal looks to cut depende...
by VinodTK
26 Jul 2017 18:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3214
Views: 281326

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

^^^^As per Sarath Chand, Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) “I would even go to the extent of saying that Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as defence production is concerned, than our country. In fact they export defence equipment abroad, definitely more than what we are doing,” ...
by VinodTK
23 Jul 2017 23:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 919978

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

shiv wrote:A list of major Chinese military installations, radar sites and logistics hubs near the border with India with coordinates. Will provide kmz file later
https://youtu.be/KtCb2P_KOgA

Thanks Shiv for the good video, as usual great job
by VinodTK
23 Jul 2017 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2200
Views: 371093

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

I do not know why USAF does not want them; however IAF might use them to fly close to the northern and eastern border on long endurance missions (my guess) . As why to why only 36 Rafales! only the PM and the person who told him the number know the answer (transparency is important). Agree the $8 bi...
by VinodTK
22 Jul 2017 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2200
Views: 371093

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Karan M wrote:USAF doesnt want it. Says not good enough. But we want 100 of them.

USAF might not need them; however what is wrong in procuring them if IAF really needs them!
by VinodTK
19 Jul 2017 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3037
Views: 370880

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Why is Chinese making such a song and dance about threatening India. Seems to be morre with Paki morale, looks the Paki comments and false news on Indian casualties. This more looks like a attempt to create a diversion since the Pakis seem to screwed baddly at the LOC. http://timesofindia.indiatime...
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 23:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 919978

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

shiv wrote:
Aha. You have not seen my latesht veidieo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IXlLdtKIxQ


Thanks Shiv very good
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 01:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 919978

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

I hope IA can hire Chinese speakers to create audio tapes to blare out of their positions 24/7 . The tapes should ask why the soldiers are there, thousands of kms from Han heartland, in the middle of freezing mountains ? Why are they separated from their loved ones and sweethearts , letting party p...
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4054
Views: 650216

Re: Small Arms Thread

Government speeds up procurement process of 1.85L rifles for Army Weeks after the Army rejected an indigenously-built assault rifle, the government has decided to speed up the procurement procedure for over 1.85 lakh high calibre guns to replace ageing INSAS rifles . The Army has been pressing for ...
by VinodTK
10 Jul 2017 01:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 480234

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Harvard study predicts dramatic fall in China's economic growth, impressive rise for India BEIJING: A Harvard University study has projected a dramatic fall in China's economic growth to 4.41 per cent in the coming years until 2025. On the other hand, India would perform extremely well growing at 7...
by VinodTK
08 Jul 2017 20:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 673549

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

The biggest problem with most of the GOI projects (including LCA) is lack of transparency and no clear deadlines . Most of the people incharge of the programs/ projects state a delevery date that is post their tenure on the job and move on. As long as the following issues are not resolved LCA will b...
by VinodTK
07 Jul 2017 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2513
Views: 217578

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Why Israel's courting India's Prime Minister Modi Jerusalem (CNN)Only a select few world leaders receive Israel's grand reception at Ben Gurion International Airport: people like the President of the United States, and the Pope. So it did not go unnoticed that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi r...
by VinodTK
28 Jun 2017 18:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 919978

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

No Full Time Defense Minister It is unfortunate with current situation with China, Pakistan, and NE insurgency PM has not appointed a full time defense minister who is focused on security issues.The acting defense minister is probably busy with GST,which is going live next month. Maybe a full time ...
by VinodTK
14 Jun 2017 02:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2614
Views: 424906

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^^^ June 12 (UPI) -- China deployed its latest military tank, the Xinqingtan, in an area of Tibet near the Indian border. Chinese news site Guancha reported Monday Beijing is increasing military buildup in Tibet in a show of force designed to deter the Indian military. An integrated brigade of the...
by VinodTK
12 Jun 2017 00:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 739824

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Govt to kick-start process for Rs 60,000 crore submarine programme NEW DELHI: The government is all set to roll out the process for the Rs 60,000-crore submarine programme, moving swiftly after unveiling a major policy for defence manufacturing in the country. The project is set to be the first one...
by VinodTK
07 Jun 2017 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3465
Views: 228353

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Imam in UK sexually assaulted minor girls as they recited Koran verses in class Wales (UK): A Muslim religious priest in Cardiff, United Kingdom, has been accused of sexually assaulting minor girls as young as five years old when they sat with him during Koran recitals. According to a report in Dai...
by VinodTK
07 Jun 2017 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links
Replies: 2718
Views: 282677

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links

^^^ This cannot be a true interview in any shape of form :rotfl:
Looks like a staged interview
by VinodTK
07 Jun 2017 00:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 350909

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

From OneIndia News: Doval doctrine and Army's iron fist: Kashmir clean up in two monthsl The Doval doctrine clubbed with the iron fist of the Indian Army is what you are getting to witness in Kashmir today. National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval's doctrine made says, "Do not overreact, it will ...
by VinodTK
20 May 2017 18:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3467
Views: 384685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Army wants its own 'mini Air Force', pitches for heavy-duty attack helicopters [quote]NEW DELHI: The Army has now strongly revived its old quest for a "mini air force" of its own, in a move that has been bitterly opposed by the IAF in the past. The force wants three squadrons of heavy-dut...
by VinodTK
13 May 2017 16:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286659

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: 3037
Views: 370880

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: 2254
Views: 350909

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: 1451
Views: 168772

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: 480234

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: 7748
Views: 607527

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: 3467
Views: 384685

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: 919978

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: 398138

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: 2764
Views: 388977

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: 1892
Views: 325778

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: 2764
Views: 388977

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...

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