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by narayana
30 Aug 2016 02:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 413411

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Hi,

Just a question to guru's,Should we even consider another 3 scorpene's to be built at MDL?after this fiasco.

Thanks
by narayana
13 Feb 2014 11:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 427829

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

http://en.ria.ru/military_news/20140206/187266299/Russia-to-Arm-Warships-with-New-Air-Defense-System.html [b]He also said Russia will offer Tor-M2KMs to India as part of the recently announced tender for 52 short-range air defense systems to form two missile regiments in the Indian army. We already...
by narayana
16 Jan 2014 15:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 231775

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

Tejas to be displayed in RD Parade

TD1 will be displayed in RD parade,it is already shipped from b'lore to New Delhi
As per New Paper reports
by narayana
10 Jan 2014 16:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 224808

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

aharam wrote:


@Aharam Ji
Sorry for OT,I would like to Thank You for the service you have done to the Nation.Thanks!
by narayana
24 Dec 2013 18:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 242118

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

No Not Again,How come so many accidents?
it was some submarines before and INS Talwar now, was russian made Krivak III class missile frigate,how can ships collide on such open seas,with all radars and so much staffing?
by narayana
04 Dec 2013 18:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 242118

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Flash News in local news,There was a fire accident in Vishakapatnam Naval dockyard involving INS KONKAN :(
by narayana
04 Jun 2013 23:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 239004

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Better option would be to get 40 rafale from France instead of initial 18.and remaining manufactured in india,it will help in maintaining force levels and Dassault has indicated willingness for the same
by narayana
21 Jun 2012 10:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 239004

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Guys, is LCA Mark-3 stealthy version true or DDM. Is seems to have caused no excitement at least on BRF here :-) Deep down every one is little disappointed what has been going on with Tejas Program , i remember has a kid watching on DD1 roll out of LCA TD-1 and for some reason it has stuck to my mi...
by narayana
24 May 2012 13:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 233755

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Telugu Daily eenadu reports of Successful Test of Akash missile from chandipur ITR :)
by narayana
28 Dec 2011 17:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 283934

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

aniket wrote:Best new year gift ever !



Which year is the question,it was supposed to be handed over in 2008 itself.
by narayana
28 Dec 2011 10:55
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 283934

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Times of India print edition quoting defense sources says that IN may go for 6+3 scorpenes(i was suggesting this for long :) ),the new 3 will come up after building the first 6. and on a different note P-75I may take another decade to roll out.
by narayana
10 Oct 2011 12:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 936053

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Do we need to take any permissions prior to these tests,like the UN etc to use international waters for the splash?
by narayana
05 Oct 2011 10:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721068

Re: LCA News and Discussions

There is no official statement or press release from ADA on weapon testing status/result.I checked ADA website also,but no info,Hope that the tests were successful.

No info at Anantha krsihnan blog also
by narayana
05 Oct 2011 09:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721068

Re: LCA News and Discussions

May be the delay is a mask to increase the numbers of MMRCA to somewhere around 200
by narayana
29 Sep 2011 11:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721068

Re: LCA News and Discussions

IS the ski-jump on the Viraat enough for the NP1 to take off ? Do we plan to add arrestor wires on the Viraat by any chance ? The Viraat as it is today is not very useful because of the limited numbers of the Sea Harriers. Viraat metal is rotting. I had a closer look. it is unsafe for even people t...
by narayana
24 Aug 2011 01:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1000324

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Faced with a reality of an ageing fleet of submarines, India has set a tight schedule for the state-owned shipyard Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) for the delivery of six diesel-electric Scorpene submarines to the Indian Navy. MDL has been asked to deliver one submarine every six months starting August...
by narayana
18 Aug 2011 10:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 912779

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

by narayana
12 Aug 2011 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1000324

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Surya wrote:thats my main annoyance with the Gorshkov

By the time that arrives (if it arrives ) we would have flogged our Mig 29 Ks to death


it will also mean that navy has Hands on expereince & training of 1000 hrs on these fighters.
by narayana
20 Jul 2011 17:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 888040

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Narayana sir, Hawks to deliver nukes?? You are not confusing it with the Jaguar, right??? Cause, AFAIK, its insanity to use a trainer to deliver nukes when better aircrafts are available with us for that. Vignesh garu,i didnt say that india will use Hawks to deliver nukes,i only said that there was...
by narayana
20 Jul 2011 15:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 888040

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Can the BAE Hawk AJT be used in a combat role? During Aero India it was displayed with some weaponry! But I remember reading that Desh signed an agreement on non-usage for combat! Gurus please weigh in!!! yep,They can be used,i dont think we signed any agreement on non-usage for combat! but there w...
by narayana
13 Jul 2011 09:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1000324

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

INS Viraat can serve Navy till 2018: Captain

Even if Sea Harriers are not available we can still use Viraat for purely ASW role
by narayana
01 Jul 2011 14:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1000324

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

prithvi wrote:100% in agreement..



If we do it our self,we can generate more employment at our end
by narayana
24 Jun 2011 16:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1000324

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

New Pic of Vikramaditya

From Igorr's blog,we miss igorr on BR don't know what happened,he simply vanished from BR.may be too busy with his blog
by narayana
20 May 2011 00:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 544334

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Nihat wrote:It's 2.1 billion not 3 billion. Big difference !!


Saar it says 2.4 billion excluding mica for another 4k crore
by narayana
20 May 2011 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 544334

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

3 billion on Mirage Upgrade???? thats too much,we are getting 126 New aircraft for 10 billion inclusive of TOT,what new TOT will we get from upgrading the mirages?,instead we may get 30-40 Typhoons or Rafale for that price.if upgraded mirages can be used for 2 decades,Typhoon or rafale can be used f...
by narayana
05 May 2011 22:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 191489

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

You will lose the advantage of increasing the qty. (lower unit costs) by splitting the order and not to mention the increase in logistics. I Agree Saar,but if we can stop these guys selling major stuff to pakistan with the MMRCA carrot,we can have 2 birds with one shot,as we stopped JF-17 avionics ...
by narayana
05 May 2011 22:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 191489

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

Dileep wrote:Cockpit


Self deleted :)

Sorry for OT
by narayana
05 May 2011 00:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 191489

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

Rakesh wrote:If Katrina is chosen and if we exercise (which is a near certainty) the option of 74 additional aircraft, that will bring the total to ~ 200



Any Chances of splitting the order between 2 contenders if the numbers go beyond 200?
by narayana
29 Apr 2011 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Beam Weapons and Future of Deterrence
Replies: 74
Views: 20968

Re: Beam Weapons and Future of Deterrence

India Looks At Laser Weapons For Air And Missile Defense Apr 28, 2011 By Jay Menon NEW DELHI http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=14683 India also successfully tested a laser ballistic missile defense system. The laser weapon is capable of producing 25-kw. pulses that can destroy a ...
by narayana
28 Apr 2011 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 387111

Re: Military Flight Safety

X posting
narayana wrote:
shiv wrote:IJT crash - pilots safe
viewtopic.php?p=1078263#p1078263


It was the first prototype (S-3466)
http://livefist.blogspot.com/2011/04/damn-indias-intermediate-jet-trainer.html
by narayana
28 Apr 2011 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 888040

Re: Indian Military Aviation

by narayana
12 Apr 2011 15:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1000324

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Pak adding submarine muscle as India dithers - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Pakistan-adding-submarine-muscle-while-India-hems-and-haws/articleshow/7938834.cms The best option now would be to go for another 3 scorpenes as the P-75I will take another 10 years atleast to join,we have a opt...
by narayana
17 Mar 2011 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 639080

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

The Pentagon is hardly backing off --- contrary to what opponents of the F-35 JSF love to believe --- from the large-scale induction of this fifth generation strike fighter into the US military. Make no mistake all ye sceptics! The Joint Strike Fighter will sport the IAF roundel by 2020. I'm not so...
by narayana
11 Mar 2011 09:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 639080

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

'Hopefully when India evaluates the six competitors for MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft), it decides one of the two American platforms... F-16s Super Viper (Lockheed Martin) and F/A-18 (Boeing) Super Hornet.


we may end up with 126 Typhoons or Rafale plus 74 F-18s
by narayana
14 Feb 2011 11:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 936053

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Any news on further tests of 'Shaurya' last test happened very long back,IMHO
by narayana
30 Dec 2010 16:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 728994

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

PAK-FA will certainly be worth the Money we invested,we WILL get returns from it in more than 1 way,all this whining i think is because we expect too much from Russia. The amount we invest is almost same that we are spending on C-17 deal(10 numbers),with many key components stripped of because we di...
by narayana
28 Dec 2010 10:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 728994

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

, can you please tell me which other country can pump in the same amount of money as India into T-50 and which is not a competitor to the Russians? And guarantee life long pumping of money into the project and subsequent upgrades? Let us not get carried away by these freindship rhetorics. in the sa...
by narayana
27 Dec 2010 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 728994

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

The article criticizes the deal structure as we will not any have anything to contribute, but fails to provide us an alternate solution better than this.... Simply one sided........... Fully Agree,we expect a lot from Russians but are ready accept crap from others,no doubt that Russians have been t...

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