All the Type 052Ds are equipped with Ukranian engines. You will have to check it yourself.The QC280 is not a Ukranian engine! Please get your facts straight. It was based on a Ukranian engine but with large improvements such as highly improved fuel efficiency. No where is the QC-280 built under license ...
It was you I recall who said that the Indian navy had the advantage over the PLAN ... knowing that it would probably trigger a flame war ...
Look back to the previous pages.
Anyway, I still stand by what I say. India's advantage in the IOR is overwhelming. PLAN can do nothing to dispute it.
HDI and society are the same, genius.Just because India has a 2 trillion economy today, doesn't make you an "equivalent" to China of 2004; and saying something like "Technology-wise, India is more or less on par with China", is even more absurd. There is literally nothing in technology-Science front that India can claim it is on par with China today, except for MoM and 104 that every other Indian member love to quote hundreds of times to prove it is an "space superpower".
To be honest, HDI wise, India is more or less on par with China in 70's, and society wise, 50's. Your statement shows both ignorance and arrogance that are common among many Indian members, IMO that is actually one of main reasons that India as a whole is in such a sorry state of affair today.
All that money and China's HDI is only better by 0.1. By the time we achieve a $12T economy, we will surpass your HDI figure as well as completely eradicate poverty.
In 2004, China had the same HDI as India does today.