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by Misraji
04 Feb 2018 12:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 493708

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Indranil wrote:You can tell us your hunch, and I can relieve you of your anxiety :D.

Can I take a shot at this too?... :D
Is it that they now want to consider a new gun? Say GIAT 30 rather than GSH23.
by Misraji
26 Nov 2017 00:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 733
Views: 116305

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Guys, come on. It's the "VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions" thread. Why must every thread degenerate into a discussion of Russian hardware?... :(
by Misraji
03 Feb 2017 17:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 732851

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Cybaru wrote:Agreed. Its a moon shot...


mody wrote: Possibility of fitting American engines on the MiG-29 is a moon shot...


JTull wrote:I think re-engining Mig-29K is a moon shot...


brar_w wrote:I guess it's a moon shot.


Hear, hear. It's TOTALLY a moon-shot now.
by Misraji
29 Nov 2016 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 343033

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

If I may, my 2 cents on this Marut discussion and who was responsible for its fate. This response is also partly to Dr Shiv, who I agree with partly (in that we, Indians, have given up "easily" on products in the past), but also disagree with partly (primarily with respect to the reason wh...
by Misraji
09 May 2015 05:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3241
Views: 301890

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Guys,get real.The tank was restarted ,moved again on its own steam and it was only one out of the several at the rehearsal which never had a glitch.In any case if ever offered to the IA,you know from past experience that it will be put through the most stringent trails and evaluation ever,that no A...
by Misraji
01 Apr 2015 19:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 469972

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

pankajs wrote:
Anantha Krishnan M ‏@writetake 7h7 hours ago
#PlaneMorning Here's an exclusive grab of India's Prying Plane AEW&C now undergoing integration trials. @satbasani


And its gonna be operated by India's Prying Pados-wali Aunties.
Guys. We have a world-beater here .... :mrgreen:

--Ashish.
by Misraji
30 Mar 2015 04:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2575
Views: 237217

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014


Another Mig-35/T-90 in making?

"Please to buy some. We will surely buy after that.
No, no. You don't need to test it.
Ya, comrade. We will transfer the technology for that. SURE!!".... :mrgreen:

--Ashish.
by Misraji
02 Mar 2015 10:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3241
Views: 301890

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Pratyush wrote:Hmmm........
Lets cancel Arjun and buy Armata.

Get ready to be quoted as a defense expert by our "comrades".... :mrgreen:
by Misraji
26 Feb 2015 14:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 93952

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

I hope this is not true! Just order the PAKFA earlier or SU-30 upgrades. Spend money on lines we know for sure we are going to have. I would take a contrary view and certainly hope this news is true. 1. It would mean an end to this maddening saga. How the eff a procurement can take 15 years is beyo...
by Misraji
03 Feb 2015 20:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3198
Views: 273685

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


Nice post, Sagar G.
Your posts have become more and more factual over time. Excellent job, mate.... :)

--Ashish.
by Misraji
28 Jan 2015 13:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 465
Views: 62733

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

WRT to recent action (cleaning posts, warning members, barring low-quality-feel-more-think-less posts) taken on LCA and other threads,
my thanks to the moderators (especially RohitVats and IndranilRoy).

--Ashish.
by Misraji
24 Nov 2014 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518291

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Misraji wrote:Post deleted by moderator - rohitvats
@mishraji - I'll handle this myself. I don't want another flame war here between posters. We've had enough nonsense already across multiple threads.

Acknowledged. Thanks.

--Ashish.
by Misraji
23 Nov 2014 23:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518291

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Post deleted by moderator - rohitvats

@mishraji - I'll handle this myself. I don't want another flame war here between posters. We've had enough nonsense already across multiple threads.
by Misraji
19 Oct 2014 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 93952

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

nachiket wrote:Cue Philip to come in and support the Russian envoy.

You mean come in and support himself? ... :mrgreen:

--Ashish
by Misraji
10 Oct 2014 09:59
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 36033

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

sattili wrote:@Misraji - please watch a documentary "Dirty Wars" produced by a war journalist on how ugly the war on terror campaign has become. Rules of engagement didn't exist for US JSOC - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2532528/

Will do. Thanks.

--Ashish
by Misraji
09 Oct 2014 07:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3034
Views: 366320

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Sid wrote:What message we would be sending? That we are even more barbarians then Porkies are?

Yes, if need be.
That is exactly the message that needs to be sent.
There is a difference in bullying the meekest kid in the class vs the aggressive kid (I am not talking about the size here.)

--Ashish.
by Misraji
09 Oct 2014 06:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4054
Views: 645470

Re: Small Arms Thread

I thought it looked very close to the Romanian WASR-10.

--Ashish.
by Misraji
04 Oct 2014 00:25
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 36033

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

^^^
Fair point. Agreed.
From the story-line, I got the impression that rules-of-engagement *appeared* to have changed.

--Ashish
by Misraji
03 Oct 2014 23:01
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 36033

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Well. The rules of engagement are meant to destroy Pakistan more effectively. I am not talking about humanitarian reasons here. I am talking about rules to achieve the task more successfully, with less effort and less risk to our own soldiers. For eg: what if you bombing the highway, makes civilians...
by Misraji
03 Oct 2014 21:07
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 36033

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Pathanya hefted his rifle closer to this chest before facing the Captain: “The enemy didn’t ask the citizens of Mumbai what they wanted. They just nuked them. So spare me your sensibilities about the enemy’s civilians. I find that I just don’t give a damn.” That's a damn good answer, that dialogue ...
by Misraji
01 Sep 2014 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 91991

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Link The Indian Navy's ability to carry out amphibious landing, casualty evacuation, humanitarian assistance and long-range surveillance and reconnaissance received a major boost today, with Japan agreeing to sell and transfer technology to India to build the specialised sea-plane, the US-2 produce...
by Misraji
12 Aug 2014 12:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 91991

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Vivek K wrote:^^^^Truth hurts, right?

What I object to is not the truth. I object to your post.
I have no problem with you labeling IAF. I only request that you state your reasons for the same.
I bet that once you start putting your reasons in the post, you, me and everyone will benefit more.

--Ashish.
by Misraji
12 Aug 2014 10:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 91991

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

IAF = Imported Air Force. Your post has been reported. Please desist from posting one-liners about your feelings for IAF today. On the other hand, it will be most interesting to read your original analysis on why you feel so. Please note that most forum members have been around long enough to disti...
by Misraji
27 Jul 2014 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 465
Views: 62733

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Mods, with respect, will something be done about vlc? The Indian-Military-Aviation topic is in tatters because of his name-calling and goading others in to the same. There is not a shred worth of useful information in their posts. Isn't it time that the forum enforced some rules on the quality of po...
by Misraji
25 Jul 2014 05:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 465
Views: 62733

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Just as note on the little controversy that has been raging in Artillery Thread, please to note my vote for RohitVats Sir. His posts are pure gold. Backed up with facts and insights with little-to-no hyperbole. Not to mention the fact that I have hardly ever seen him use a broad brush to describe a ...
by Misraji
18 Jul 2014 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518291

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

rohitvats wrote:.... I'm waiting for someone to say that these are being 'upgraded' to prevent induction of PINAKA Regiments!

vlc wrote:....Further costly upgrade of Grad while still continuing to restrict Pinaka to only 2 regiments is also suspicious

Too late.
by Misraji
14 Jun 2014 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 469972

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

indranilroy wrote:I bow to your knowledge about flight testing aircrafts and radars. Your integrity and patriotism is specially worthy of mention too.

:rotfl: :rotfl:
by Misraji
12 Jun 2014 00:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518291

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

indranilroy wrote:Aren't we jumping the gun here? (no pun intended)

This gun did not exist 2 years back! It has not yet completed trials, and it has orders. A bigger order awaits the moment the trials end. What more are you guys asking for?

+1.

--Ashish.
by Misraji
31 Mar 2014 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 469972

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

... Should we not have bought the A-50s? If we should have, then should we throw them away now to maintain commonality? Should we not have developed the AEWACSs? If we should have, then should we throw them away now to maintain commonality? Should we not have developed the AWACSs? If we should have...
by Misraji
31 Mar 2014 03:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 469972

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

10-meter radome?? Nice. CABS is targeting Phalcon/E-3 sized platform.

--Ashish.
by Misraji
24 Mar 2014 02:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 90757

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

@Hitesh: Sounds feasible. Hopefully there will be some numbers on the Net to prove-disprove your personal correspondence. And while your post has an honest ring to it, I am unsure whether the powers-that-be were thinking the same. An argument against your post is that the army has never once said th...
by Misraji
21 Mar 2014 04:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 90757

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

... Hitesh, Thanks for the info. One reason why the word of Army is suspect (and I suspect them as well) is various reports over the years about the go-slow-on-induction,renk-incident, fording-trials, missile-trials issues over the years. Did the serviceman speak anything about the various tests an...
by Misraji
16 Mar 2014 20:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 90757

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

In this case, it wasn't because it was a foren product. It was because the chassis of t-72 could not withstand the stress of the arjun turret firing. There is a reason why there is a requirement for heavier tanks due to the required increase of firepower and weight to absorb the stresses. No matter...
by Misraji
13 Mar 2014 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 90757

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Basic Reason: Tank Ex, ideal T-72 upgrades But to be fair, 2 such tanks were under evaluation by the army. No results have come out of it. Arjun Chasis with T-90 indianised turret and T-90 level of protection is also good option. (T-90 vs Arjun protection levels are open for debate). I see. So it w...
by Misraji
12 Mar 2014 16:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 90757

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

chackojoseph wrote:Well, with all this changes, We are looking at Tank-Ex (almost). I think, DRDO should have built the production model prototypes and let the Defence Ministry take a call.

CJ,
Have you heard any reasons why Tank-Ex was rejected?
It seemed like a good idea.

--Ashish.
by Misraji
09 Mar 2014 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2867
Views: 277706

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

The problem is, the US gets no credit from the rest of the wolrd for its transparency. Problems are made known. They're put in the public news. It's made part of the political process. Those who dislike America love to use these American cultural traits against us. The fact is that most of the time...
by Misraji
20 Feb 2014 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 536399

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

vivek_ahuja wrote:On the subject of TFTA... :mrgreen:
Big, fat chinese cannot squeeze into their own tanks..


Looking forward to seeing that tidbit included in your scenarios ... :mrgreen:

--Ashish
by Misraji
21 Dec 2013 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 95161

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

....One very positive aspect of Indian IJT will be the fact that rookie IAF pilots and future leadership will be exposed to homegrown product from an early stage. And learn to appreciate the same. Or learn how to solve problems incrementally with homegrown product till it becomes successful. As a n...
by Misraji
03 Dec 2013 02:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 91991

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

http://theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/120223-f-zz999-603.jpg marshallah, 40 of these sharp nosed arab horses would spread peace, love and democracy all the way from kashgar to hainan. if wishes were horses! note: for people who usually bash me for maximalist rants, these are NOT blac...
by Misraji
28 Nov 2013 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 536399

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

China Explains Handling of B-52 Flight as Tensions Escalate At a briefing in Beijing, the Foreign Ministry said the quiet reaction to what was a clear test by the United States of the new zone was “in accordance” with the rules announced by the Chinese Defense Ministry. China’s response to foreign ...

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