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by andy B
19 Sep 2019 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 592
Views: 124580

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

ashishvikas wrote:Beautiful picture of Naval Mk2

https://twitter.com/SpokespersonMoD/sta ... 19232?s=19

Interesting....there is a Netra in the background without the radar installed.
by andy B
03 Sep 2019 18:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 527292

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

All of them have the Eagle eye mod. Hey Karan, are you referring to the r118 rwr project boss. Unfortunately I can only recall this link from the copy paste king https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-qIcDyA3Z4Tc/XK_nFm6AH4I/AAAAAAAARIY/kuMXLWWVEdc6hnEEkIVJqIwEvgqN3P8RQCLcBGAs/s1600/Dhruti%2BR-118%2BRWR-3.jpg ...
by andy B
11 Feb 2019 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1925
Views: 509261

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Sachin sahab, It’s a way of turning in the air. It doesn’t need any extra control surfaces. My first aeromodel only used skid to turn as I only had an elevator and rudder on that plane. Andy Bhai, I know that Meteor uses an hybrid of the two. And that makes sense. When you have to make small turns ...
by andy B
11 Feb 2019 03:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1925
Views: 509261

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^^Indranil and BrarW thanks for the above info. If I may ask a question....given the intake positioning and potential inherent maneuvering restrictions would such a weapon utilise skid to turn or bank to turn. Is it correct to assume that so long as airflow is not restricted the weapon could potent...
by andy B
31 Jan 2019 00:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544840

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

suryag wrote:Pliss to look at the names given by Lufthansa for their planes


Trains too sir ji the ICE all have names even the Swiss fast trains have names
by andy B
28 Jan 2019 16:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 330278

Re: Military Flight Safety

But frankly, such loss numbers are there is history of every AF. I am reading a book on John Boyd. The trainee pilot losses on single Fighter Base, Nellis AFB used to be as high as 70 in single year during Korea War. On an avg one crash per week was the norm the book says. I am sure that had nothin...
by andy B
25 Jan 2019 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 185021

Re: Aircraft Recognition

JayS wrote:Found this beautiful picture on one presentation. Easy one, but for the fun of it, can you guess which one it is..?

Image


Hot rod typhoon in the top of a loop or a split s? That's a lot of thrust right there!
by andy B
19 Jan 2019 03:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1267
Views: 221793

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

SB8g_efiKMg Just do me a small favour and try and watch this on a big screen and go loud. Forget the silly soundtrack and listen in to those J79s on full song. I penned a small verse for this magnificent samurai in his last glory days. Long live the Kai!!! For you have stood as the vanguard protect...
by andy B
13 Oct 2018 12:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 602
Views: 64633

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Would have preferred more P8i's and more Guardians Think there is any possibility of our shrewd folk trying to pitch that to business man Trump? our folks are scared not shrewd. :mrgreen: trump carries a really big stick and is not afraid to use it. But, if wishes were horses, then ...................
by andy B
09 Oct 2018 16:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3444
Views: 550371

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

indo tsp agreement prohibits fixed wing ac within 10km of border does it include drones ? If drones are allowed sounds like a good plan against commando raids Our drones were monitoring Sep 16 strikes and they did recon as well. These were places beyond LoC So it is definitely possible. Have seen K...
by andy B
14 Aug 2018 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 527292

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Hot damn Kakarat many thanks for posting this! Tum jiyo hazzaro saat.

The turbo cat is back! Man I cant even recall how long ago was Swat Cats yeeeesshhhh! :rotfl: great memories of watching the boys swatting jets out of the skies.
by andy B
16 May 2018 22:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 531909

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Can anyone identify this loadout? From https://youtu.be/Y1pj8yqrKlI?t=92 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DdVEYmbVQAA1LWB.jpg Doc saar I will give it a shot most of the AAMs seem to be r73s and aa10s with the center fuselage engine pylons sporting possibly a combo it IR aa10 on port and semi active or a...
by andy B
11 Jan 2018 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1518
Views: 102895

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

the 30yo P15 delhi class carries 48 big SAMs and 16 barak1 SRSAM. plus 16uran in inclined tubes. fairly meaty for a ship of that size. the aft barak8 silos on 15A/B can surely be doubled in size to add 16 more. and new QRSAM in peripheral boxes whether VL or trainable. atleast fit and test the cell...
by andy B
02 Jan 2018 16:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133425

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Aditya_V wrote:Is that a Tatra truck Qr sam is mounted on? Cant we find something from TATA or Ashok Leyland as a replacement.



Sir Ji I reckon thats an AL Super Stallion or something on the lines I reckon based on form factor. Highly doubt thats a Tatra
by andy B
31 Dec 2017 15:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 632043

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Brar many thanks for the details on Amraam ER. The ability to tackle TBM threat is exactly what I feel the ESSM brings in addition to being able to tackle AA threats. But as you said the sensor systems are not set up. I still think the mobile version of AEGIS will still have quite a large footprint ...
by andy B
31 Dec 2017 15:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 874121

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^ The above video talks abt "Permasyn" motors , which, IIRC, is made by Siemens. The 2 x diesel engine comes from MAN. So looks like significant German input in the "move" category. Dineshji Man diesels are an excellent choice and probably best in the business. Their diesels are...
by andy B
30 Dec 2017 16:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 367447

Re: International Military Discussion

Its been ongoing for years with both Boeing and Raytheon working hard at both internal bay carriage, range..... They have mature, off the shelf solutions for longer/extended range needs for legacy F-15Cs and Es if anything over and above the Aim-120D is needed on those fighters. Its been reported t...
by andy B
30 Dec 2017 16:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 632043

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

The AMRAAM-ER program already exists. It is basically the Aim-120 C7 front end, guidance, warhead and data-link mated to an ESSM motor... Brar cheers for this. Interesting to know the C7 being mated to the Essm motor. I still do think that ESSM will find its way to being a land based Sam eventually...
by andy B
30 Dec 2017 16:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3032
Views: 586392

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

There is some hugely positive news on the AWACS front as well. Will keep it for later. ;) Karan saar you are acutuely aware that this statement is a KLPD for jingos. Bliss to share. I also have a humble request if I may....I have been trying to understand where LRDE is headed in terms of TRM produc...
by andy B
28 Dec 2017 23:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 632043

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Brar Warrior firstly thanks for your ongoing contribution to discussions across multiple threads much appreciated! I have a small query if I may....with the ongoing blk 2 ESSM testing and due induction do you see the Amraam being modded with the larger ESSM motor (was it six inch cant remember) to g...
by andy B
28 Dec 2017 23:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133425

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

From the link: Su30 can do mach 1.2 with the Brahmos attached! its a beast! :-D In Wind Tunnel, for Sure. Not so sure about real life. Jay S saar reckon you are bang on, highly doubt a full supersonic release in real time conditions. I think a more realistic launch profile will be high subsonic. St...
by andy B
28 Dec 2017 02:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758474

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

FATCA compliance is only required for those who have US assets . This includes all US people (citizens and GCs) and work visa holders . There’s no requirement for regular folks’ information to be passed to US authorities - no country would do that . If compliance is a burden, Indian banks can just ...
by andy B
23 Dec 2017 20:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133425

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

thats a very unique & strange way of TDing a fighter! for a space rocket I can understand some sub-scale stuff to proof techs but no conventional fighter. all the modern ones have always been of the full up size, though design mods were done after TD testing the chinese J35 and J20 also started...
by andy B
23 Dec 2017 17:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758474

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Please take a look at the form if you can, just in case you haven't already. Why do the amrekis want your PAN no and other details, including whether you have political connections/influence or not?? What if you are just an average aam aadmi Indian investor with nil foreign dealings?? Chetak saar, ...
by andy B
23 Dec 2017 15:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4074
Views: 758474

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Additional KYC in terms of FATCA is being pushed by SEBI, I hear. Saw an actual for this "Additional KYC" which I declined to sign. Why are Indians being asked to sign FATCA?? WTF, do we have to do, with some amreki laws?? Chetak saar I can only share what I see in the banking sector. At ...
by andy B
28 Nov 2017 17:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 592348

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Brar saar agreed. The SGAF has been involved with rhe IAF for a long long time around Kalaikunda for many years now. This does indeed speak volumes about confidence in Tejas as a system great news. In terms of SGAF needs there is really no place for Tejas or any other type at this juncture. They cur...
by andy B
09 Oct 2017 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 527292

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Su-30MKI w/ SPICE 2000 https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22338738_1678115758918534_3979368892918274448_o.jpg?oh=0b19d0b52a701ca725ca2940fad3750f&oe=5A8533BC Srai saar tum jiyo hazaro saal and please do keep finding and posting these gems! Channeling GD.....roger that command ...cle...
by andy B
29 Aug 2017 17:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1133425

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Sir, honestly all the holes I see are fastening holes only and the round white thing allover the body seems to be sea corrosion or invasive organic growth See this image - look at the plate the guy is holding at bottom left - you can see his thumb and fingers. The fastening holes are seen separatel...
by andy B
29 May 2017 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1949
Views: 217574

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Rahul saar.....sorry for the late reply been a bit awol! I tried calling you a few times but i think you were in desh! You know how we talked about moving to Deutschland we....yeah it happenend. Left Australia after nearly 15 years and I am missing Melbourne bad! In Stuttgart now. Please drop me a l...
by andy B
23 Feb 2017 08:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 649192

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter



Interesting q&a about the Gripen bit of floundering when it comes to the naval version which we all know is a damn farce!!!
by andy B
21 Jan 2017 07:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3676
Views: 799090

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

50k for 200+ Rambhas and 60k for only ~20 Mi-35 gunships? The numbers don't make sense. Cannon is only "just in case" for Su-30. It is an integral part of the attack package for Mi 35. Videos show Mi 35 going "brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr" . Never heard S...
by andy B
17 Jan 2017 06:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 527292

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Saar thats an CATM 84 D (captive carry training missile) Harpoon onlee

Not sure in background if its an IN or IAF dhruv as its blurry as hell...Not sure if this is at a Jag or a P8 I Neptune base!
by andy B
17 Oct 2016 02:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 742087

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Damn can the bottom plate of the truck, the gun is mounted on take it without buckling? Must be really strong. Saar the thing has 4 hydraulic jacks which would be used to set the thing stable prior to firing. The base mounting plate would transfer and dissipate the energy to the hydraulic mountings...
by andy B
14 Oct 2016 06:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2822
Views: 457584

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Sid - i follow the logic, but fail to see how apaches alone can sanitise to any serious depth...? Lalmullah you are bang on! Khan will deploy Solah CJs blk 50s dedicated for sead and dead roles as well as upcoming growlers and soon to be retired prowlers. Apaches would have a very hard time in this...
by andy B
27 Sep 2016 14:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 249584

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Just for kicks in case wasnt posted here before. Has some good in cockpit footage of hud and mfd symbology etc.

by andy B
27 Aug 2016 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1949
Views: 217574

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Vish, I have lived in Oz longer than you have and continue to live here. India is where my heart is but oz is home. Given a set of circumstances or at least a reasonable chance they will happen in the forseable future, I would return to India. Many forumites,see Australia as some sort of bastion of...
by andy B
07 Jun 2016 03:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 932562

Re: Levant crisis - III

Keep Posting, saar. Pop into this thread regularly and follow links whenever. Thanks for the effort. GD saar echo Chetak saar's comments here some of us are like the French at Red Flag we do not have authorisation to transmit or have ability to contribute but we certainly visit regularly and absorb...
by andy B
29 Mar 2016 04:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 446477

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014



Cross posting footage of MKI and MKII Arjuns, Kestrel as well others from Def expo 2016
by andy B
29 Mar 2016 04:13
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defexpo 2016
Replies: 78
Views: 6765

Re: Defexpo 2016

KjCX9-k921M AoA MKII in full glory with full armour damn this thing next to a Leopard A7 would be so so sweet like long lost cousins meeting up for a drink after a long time! The MKII looks mighty impressive this bad boy deserves a big order book one can only eternally wish! Also has neat footage o...
by andy B
27 Mar 2016 02:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 249584

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Carter is expected to take the DTTI to "the next level". April 10 is the day. All said and done, perhaps the F-18 in all forms is the way to go. IAF, IN including the Growler. Better still the F-35, all variants. Nrao saar IMVHO the Shornet for Iaf most probably will require the 414 EPE i...

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