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    Arms sales to Pakistan and India. Balance and Implications

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    GarryB

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    Re: Arms sales to Pakistan and India. Balance and Implications

    Post  GarryB on Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:48 am

    One of the problems for India will be that the Su-35 is designed to hunt stealth fighters like F-22 and F-35 so it might be effective in hunting the new stealth fighter India is developing with Russia.

    Of course even if Russia sells Su-35s to Pakistan it will likely have mostly Su-30MKK components at best.

    The politics of selling the Su-35 to countries is an important aspect that can be discussed here.... just keep in mind this is a thread about the Su-35, not about Indias problems with Russia or Pakistan.

    Personally I am comfortable with Russia selling Hinds to Pakistan but not Su-35s.

    I don't think Pakistan needs or should be spending money on such expensive aircraft... it should be getting its house in order and sorting its sht out before spending large on defence.


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    Moscow is in talks with with Islamabad about selling an unknown number of Su-35 fighters to Pakistan

    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:07 pm

    GarryB wrote:
    Personally I am comfortable with Russia selling Hinds to Pakistan but not Su-35s.

    I don't think Pakistan needs or should be spending money on such expensive aircraft... it should be getting its house in order and sorting its sht out before spending large on defence.

    let them but dozens of Yak-135 light fighter price ration to Su-35s - 1:
    4 Smile
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    Re: Arms sales to Pakistan and India. Balance and Implications

    Post  flamming_python on Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:04 pm

    Good old Paks, still trying to drive a wedge between Russia and India Smile
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    Re: Arms sales to Pakistan and India. Balance and Implications

    Post  Pinto on Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:12 am

    flamming_python wrote:Good old Paks, still trying to drive a wedge between Russia and India Smile

    there excellence lies in negative roles they play splendidly, be it blocking access to Afghanistan for NATO or helping talibans there. After unable to get desired weapons from US they are turning to Russia via China route. Engines of JF17 is prime examples of this and rumors of su 35 is another instance. how they are trying to change there tactics after there active role in Afghans during soviet times by helping US in all ways possible

    But India-Russia relations have gone way too far in every field that it will be impossible to create wedge between them with deals worth around $50 B in pipelines. India in conventional weapons has gone way too far for them now to catch up. With Indian economy expected to grow 8% this year more stuck deals with critical weapons from Russia will be finalized now

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