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  1. BMD replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    What is that?

    Oct 21, 2018
  2. BMD replied to the thread British Armed Forces Thread.

    [IMG] [MEDIA]

    Sep 29, 2018
  3. BMD posted a new thread.

    Japan confirms development of hypersonic weapon systems

    https://defence-blog.com/news/japan-confirms-development-of-hypersonic-weapon-systems.html Japan confirms development of hypersonic...

    Forum: China & Asia Pacific

    Sep 28, 2018
  4. BMD replied to the thread Yemen - Middle East Crisis.

    https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2018/09/uae-will-shape-future-yemen/151495/?oref=d-skybox The UAE Will Shape the Future of Yemen [IMG]...

    Sep 28, 2018
  5. BMD posted a new thread.

    Raytheon receives $1.5B contract for Patriot systems for Poland

    http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Raytheon_receives_15B_contract_for_Patriot_systems_for_Poland_999.html Raytheon receives $1.5B...

    Forum: Europe & Russia

    Sep 28, 2018
  6. BMD replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://breakingdefense.com/2018/09/f-35-lrip-11-signed-89m-for-an-f-35a/ F-35 LRIP 11 Signed: $89M For An F-35A, Including Engine 102...

    Sep 28, 2018
  7. BMD posted a new thread.

    How do you change your signature?

    See title. I can't find it on the menu anywhere.

    Forum: The Officers Mess

    Sep 28, 2018
  8. BMD replied to the thread All the Intellectuals Who Told Us Stocks Would Crash if Trump Won.

    Trump took over in January 2017. [IMG]

    Sep 28, 2018
  9. BMD replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-f35/lockheed-f-35-jet-used-by-u-s-in-combat-for-first-time-official-idUSKCN1M72BT...

    Sep 28, 2018
  10. BMD liked Hindustani78's post in the thread Invasion of Crimea and punishment.

    Thursday, May 24. DONBAS — According to the press centre of the Joint Forces (JF), the situation is still tense in the region. The...

    Sep 28, 2018
  11. BMD liked Hindustani78's post in the thread Americans pay tribute to war fallen on Memorial Day.

    Posted at: May 29, 2018, 12:00 PM; last updated: May 29, 2018, 12:00 PM (IST)...

    Sep 26, 2018
  12. BMD replied to the thread Eurofighter Typhoon.

    First to assume that role for Germany. RAF Typhoons dropped EPW IIs in Libya 6 years ago.

    Dec 20, 2017
  13. BMD liked InfoWarrior's post in the thread The Mystery of the Soviet Foxbat, 40 Years Later.

    When pilot Viktor Belenko defected 40 years ago, he did so in a mysterious Soviet plane – the MiG-25. BBC Future investigates the...

    Dec 12, 2017
  14. BMD replied to the thread The Mystery of the Soviet Foxbat, 40 Years Later.

    They initially thought it was made of titanium and had far greater range. It was the capabilities of the MiG-31 that they really...

    Dec 12, 2017
  15. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    I didn't, I was born here, and all my grandparents were born in the UK, because Ireland was part of the UK before 1920.

    Dec 8, 2017
  16. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    There are plenty of people getting the highest possible grades, even the highest on their course and still getting kicked back....

    Dec 8, 2017
  17. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    EU backs down. http://indiandefence.com/threads/anti-eu-sentiment-thread.55865/page-92#post-611602

    Dec 8, 2017
  18. BMD replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    Theresa May's Brexit victory: Juncker 'will BACK DOWN' on ECJ 'removing EU tentacles' Theresa May's Brexit victory: Juncker 'will BACK...

    Dec 8, 2017
  19. BMD replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/eu-takes-czechs-hungary-poland-court-refugees-51640158 EU takes Czechs, Hungary, Poland...

    Dec 8, 2017
  20. BMD posted a new thread.

    The Israeli Air Force just declared that its F-35Is are operational

    https://amp.businessinsider.com/israeli-air-force-f-35is-operational-2017-12 The Israeli Air Force just declared that its F-35Is are...

    Forum: Greater Asia & Middle East

    Dec 7, 2017
  21. BMD replied to the thread Should Guy Fawkes be replaced with Bin Laden.

    Re-allocated food during an existential war. Not like far more Indians haven't died of malnutrition and starvation since then... in...

    Dec 6, 2017
  22. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    Not really. Like I said, if the second stage of negotiations doesn't go satisfactorily, the first stage can be deleted anyway. So this...

    Dec 4, 2017
  23. BMD replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    http://zeenews.india.com/world/muslim-population-in-some-eu-countries-could-triple-report-2061614.html

    Dec 4, 2017
  24. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    A well-trained poodle could make £25k. We do, we get to make our own trade deals and control immigration. A lot of the money is also...

    Dec 4, 2017
  25. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    I live here, I know what pay requires skill and what pay doesn't. I've replied on that. $50bn over 40 years is a lot better than...

    Dec 4, 2017
  26. BMD replied to the thread The Koreas: News, Discussions & Updates.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/29/nikki-haley-to-china-cut-off-oil-to-north-korea-or-else.html Basically China gets a lot of its oil...

    Dec 4, 2017
  27. BMD replied to the thread Feedback Corner.

    As has been stated right at the start of the negotiations, "nothing is agreed until everything is agreed," so any promise of money or...

    Dec 4, 2017
  28. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    Which there would be if the labour is cheap, which it is. Actually, labour in China is getting more expensive and WTO tariffs still...

    Dec 4, 2017
  29. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    Below £35k is not skilled.

    Dec 4, 2017
  30. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    No, it's about generalisations. If we looked a productivity, the GDP/Capita here is 21 times India, so we could generalise on that too....

    Nov 30, 2017
  31. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    No, it's fussy. Which is fine as long as you don't later start crying about a shortage. You can't do both without being a liar....

    Nov 30, 2017
  32. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    The problem is that if you refuse people you can't legitimately claim there's an unforeseen shortage later. You made that shortage.

    Nov 30, 2017
  33. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    So. We will happily remain saturated with high GDP/Capita. Continual growth is a flawed aspiration, it can only end in the destruction...

    Nov 30, 2017
  34. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    No, it's huge. In areas like London, they're not even a minority anymore. There is if the employer pays for it. Unpaid overtime...

    Nov 30, 2017
  35. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    A free market doesn't mean free movement. And nobody does want a truly free market because it would mean chaos capitalism and it...

    Nov 30, 2017
  36. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    Capital could come from UK investments. I don't think giving up is the answer. Manufacturing has moved out of the UK because they can...

    Nov 30, 2017
  37. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    You mean they're fussy, which is what I said. They use positive action to give the same jobs to mediocre ethnic minorities and then...

    Nov 30, 2017
  38. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    Again, if it's okay to generalise all Brits in terms of work ethic, India's average IQ is 70, so you are all thick by the same kind of...

    Nov 30, 2017
  39. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    But at least it is an advanced economy. I'm talking about for the same job. The only mediocrity to be found is in HR departments, if...

    Nov 30, 2017
  40. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    No. I'm talking even about minorities born in the UK. They are favoured over whites. It's nothing to do with work ethic. 2nd link....

    Nov 30, 2017
  41. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    Tata has a problem because China dumps excess steel on the market. India is still a smaller market in terms of nominal $ GDP. UK car...

    Nov 30, 2017
  42. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    So, you would still profit immensely from it. And if we genuinely have spare position unfilled after 6 months, then you could fill...

    Nov 30, 2017
  43. BMD replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    Somehow this is relevant to people wanting to leave the EU. [MEDIA]

    Nov 29, 2017
  44. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    I'm telling you the absolute truth about UK employers. The UK government absolutely does have affirmative action except it's called...

    Nov 29, 2017
  45. BMD liked Sancho's post in the thread Eurofighter Typhoon.

    https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/poland-launches-new-fighter-study-443697/

    Nov 29, 2017
  46. BMD liked Sancho's post in the thread Eurofighter Typhoon.

    https://www.defensenews.com/air/2017/11/28/qatar-agrees-to-terms-for-buying-typhoon-hawk-aircraft-from-uk/#.Wh6Fo-nk4oQ.twitter

    Nov 29, 2017
  47. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    China doesn't have free trade with the UK though. And maybe foreign investment will be a part of the trade deal.

    Nov 29, 2017
  48. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    We would have enough specialists if we gave degree positions to everyone making the grades, and training positions to all medicine...

    Nov 29, 2017
  49. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    I'm talking about people who have the best possible qualifications getting rejected literally down to some anal analysis of body...

    Nov 29, 2017
  50. BMD replied to the thread Britain should accept more immigrants if it wants a free trade deal - Senior Indian diplomat.

    I think an FTA would actually give India a horrible advantage on exports. I.e. what's the cost of labour and production in India...

    Nov 29, 2017