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by nash
09 Oct 2020 14:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Zee news flash: anti radiation missile Rudra m test fire
by nash
05 Oct 2020 16:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Do we have any NOTAM information of this test ?
by nash
05 Oct 2020 13:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/TheHemantRout/status/1313021189887991808 #BigBreaking @DRDO_India successfully flight tests Supersonic #Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (#SMART) from a defence facility off #Odisha coast. This is a major technology breakthrough for stand-off capability in anti-submarine warfa...
by nash
25 Sep 2020 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5271
Views: 1140227

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

I think we might have deal with RR to develop the 110 KN engine with some guidance in hot section and we may use this facility from Safran to manufacture those engine. “We are signing an agreement related to the technology needed for high thrust engine manufacturing. The technology will be common to...
by nash
22 Aug 2020 20:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1460
Views: 279984

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Wrong ,as far as I remember it is 7.8m. 5.9m was a proposal but was not implemented. INS Vikrant has 10 m width lift and turntable in the hanger which can accommodate Superhornet according to news report by tilting the aircraft but not Rafale for which the proposal of removal wing tips is there whi...
by nash
06 Aug 2020 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

: The metal-cutting is expected to commence one year after the contract finalization and as things stands the Tejas Mk1A will have its first flight during the last quarter of FY 2022-23. The delivery of all the 83 aircraft will be completed within six years from the supply of the first fighter. So ...
by nash
06 Aug 2020 13:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://www.onmanorama.com/news/nation/2020/08/05/with-expected-83-tejas-mk1a-orders-ardc-shapes-india-upgraded-fi.html As per the article, structural design are complete and will be certified by agencies. Next six months new equipment will be integrated followed by rig test and flight test. LSPs w...
by nash
28 Jul 2020 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82188

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

This bird will surely beat Rafale in looks and I wish it also outmatched Rafale in capability. DRDO/ADA or IAF should hire person like Kuntal for their marketing. https://twitter.com/Kuntal__biswas/status/1288151933115490304 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EeBvVm2VoAAqxUE?format=jpg&name=small https...
by nash
29 Jun 2020 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965439

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/ladakh-standoff-indias-allies-pitching-in-with-weapons-ammunition/amp_articleshow/76680551.cms?fbclid=IwAR1EKp8KDBV9gJkswrHBULTBKKhVSlPVlBnEvJ7dEVvz0-7IHEb_rJRtduM France has promised to deliver additional Rafale jets next month, an in-service Israeli air de...
by nash
09 Jun 2020 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3473
Views: 723855

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Firezstarter1/statu ... 5346649088

3 delivered, 6 ordered and 20 planned.
But I am not finding anything of IAF order of 6 Netra.
Hard to say it is typo as it is coming from Retd Air Marshal.

Also, 500Km range and 9 hours endurance with one refueling.
by nash
04 Jun 2020 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82188

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

can we expect a 1:8 model of TEDBF in next AI-2021.
by nash
04 Jun 2020 17:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82188

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/new-made-in-india-fighter-cleared-for-development-first-flight-in-6-years-2240666 New Made-In-India Fighter Cleared For Development, First Flight In 6 Years by end of the decade: TejasMk1/Mk1A, TejasMk2 and TEDBF/ORCA. then AMCA. Seems like Government and IAF is full...
by nash
14 May 2020 20:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 334600

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

So good to hear that from CDS Rawat. Now MMRCA is very much cancelled, why not order addition 20-40 Mk1 and 40-60 Mk1A so that HAL can ramp up the production to 20+.
by nash
13 May 2020 00:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5560
Views: 1179658

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Since Modi is talking about Vocal for Local and no import substitution, this my Vocal list for local: 1. 40 more TejasMkI 2. 83 TejasMkIA 3. Cancel 300 T-90 ,order 300 Arjun-MkIA 4. 6 Sqd and 2 regiment of Akash-Mk1S 5. 6 Sqd of Pinaka. 6. 25 LCH This will be around 90K-100K crore. I know list is lo...
by nash
10 May 2020 15:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82188

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/basavar43289399/status/1259026781966790657 This is the fan art. But any thing like 4.5+ gen fighter with weapon bay, is it possible? not with Su-30 now but TEDBF/ORCA. F-15SE w/ conformal weapons pod I am aware of F-15 SE proposal, but can it be done in our context to have a roa...
by nash
09 May 2020 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82188

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/basavar43289399/status/1259026781966790657 This is the fan art. But any thing like 4.5+ gen fighter with weapon bay, is it possible? not with Su-30 now but TEDBF/ORCA. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXj1X_sUwAEDzX8?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXj1X_sUYAAeGw...
by nash
24 Apr 2020 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 334600

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

MRCA bye-bye... Amid COVID-19 situation, Defence forces asked to put on hold their acquisition processes https://www.aninews.in/news/national/general-news/amid-covid-19-situation-defence-forces-asked-to-put-on-hold-their-acquisition-processes20200423124935/ What are the chances if it affect Mk1A pr...
by nash
14 Apr 2020 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 469
Views: 117716

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

https://twitter.com/Kuntal__biswas/stat ... 4571544576

Presenting you the #AMCA !.
And a Happy Pohela Baishakh (Bengali New year) to all of you !!

Those renders are looking awwwesome .
by nash
09 Apr 2020 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 334600

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

What if we ask Dassault to expand their manufacturing facility in India . Initial order will be 36-54 Rafale and then 50-60 TEDBF for Navy and may be 2-3 sqd of ORCA for IAF.
by nash
02 Apr 2020 20:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281047

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1245702590706278401?s=19

LRDE AESA Uttam has a silent launch mode.


What is silent launch mode ?
by nash
17 Mar 2020 13:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

#JustIn
Here it is. #Tejas #SP21 on its maiden flight. @akananth

#Tarmak007 #LCA #FlyingBullets

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/12 ... 5806001152
by nash
17 Mar 2020 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

#JustIn #Tejas #SP21 -- the first #FOC variant is all set to take to the skies now from #HAL Airport. The fighter is piloted by Air Cmde K A Muthanna (Retd), CTF, #HAL. The flight duration is expected to be 45 min. Stay tuned for more. @akananth #Tarmak007 #LCA #FlyingBullets https://twitter.com/wri...
by nash
10 Mar 2020 13:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

After Jyotiraditya Scindia, now all scindias are in BJP. He may get RS MP seat or Deputy CM in madhya pradesh.
by nash
09 Mar 2020 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/Aerodynamic111/status/1236549496147828737 Aerodynamics @Aerodynamic111 IAF’s will have to wait little longer after 1st 4 FOC configuration Tejas aircraft which was scheduled to b delivered by HAL by end of this month is likely to miss its target schedule due to last-min changes ...
by nash
25 Feb 2020 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689567

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

Rakesh wrote:Dassault in talks to buy out Reliance stake in DRAL
http://www.sps-aviation.com/news/?id=86 ... ke-in-DRAL
19 Feb 2020


Chota bhai also filed for bankruptcy, this is going as predicted by one twitter handler.
by nash
24 Feb 2020 16:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 361187

Re: Indian Roads Thread

^^^^

unable to see the video.
by nash
18 Feb 2020 11:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689567

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

X-post from MRCA thread: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited back on Rafale Radar, talks on for making jets in India https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/hal-back-on-rafale-radar-talks-on-for-making-jets-in-india/articleshow/74183640.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&ut...
by nash
18 Feb 2020 11:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 334600

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited back on Rafale Radar, talks on for making jets in India https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/hal-back-on-rafale-radar-talks-on-for-making-jets-in-india/articleshow/74183640.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst If addit...
by nash
14 Feb 2020 01:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5271
Views: 1140227

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

It may be a stupid question but is it possible to use or build facility like IPRC, Mahendragiri to simulate high altitude testing of Jet Engine? No, air density, air speed, environmental buffeting, etc. cannot be recreated on a ground lab with 100% certainty. You can't even do that with a car engin...
by nash
14 Feb 2020 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5271
Views: 1140227

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

https://www.isro.gov.in/high-altitude-flight-acceptance-test-of-ce20-engine-conducted-successfully .... in high altitude simulation test facility during December 2016. To test the Engine at flight identical conditions, High Altitude Test (HAT) facility was established at IPRC, Mahendragiri. It may ...
by nash
11 Feb 2020 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316126

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Government should order more K9 and asked L&T to collaborate with Hanwha or to do in-house development to get something like GGAM (100+ Km). So the government should dictate the Army's arty planning? Just think this through mate.. Current order of 100 will replace regiments of abbot, and correc...
by nash
11 Feb 2020 16:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316126

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Government should order more K9 and asked L&T to collaborate with Hanwha or to do in-house development to get something like GGAM (100+ Km).
by nash
06 Feb 2020 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Working on Rs 38,000-crore deal to sell 83 jets to IAF, says HAL chief https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/working-on-rs-38-000-crore-deal-to-sell-83-jets-to-iaf-says-hal-chief/story-eci73OlZVo8LNOq07XekRI.html “Price negotiations are over. We estimate the deal to be worth around Rs 38,000 cr...
by nash
06 Feb 2020 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Some more info on Nirbhay, now it will be called ITCM and naval version LRLACM by 2023, 20 test required for naval version Anantha Krishnan M @writetake #Nirbhay sea-skimming captured through EOTS. https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1225329235633504273 Anantha Krishnan M @writetake The #Nirbhay mi...
by nash
05 Feb 2020 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Harsh Vardhan Thakur @hvtiaf MBDA UK for Meteor on Mirage and MBDA France for MICA Mk-2 have approached. Everything is on the cards for Indian fighters, & possible even without direct radar integration. https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1225101730121043968 From the link: The Universal Miniaturi...
by nash
05 Feb 2020 17:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083415

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

naird wrote:Manu Pubby has confirmed that LCA contract will not be signed at DEFEXPO.
This sucks


may be next financial year.
by nash
05 Feb 2020 13:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

We needed all of these ASAP. Delhi Defence Review @delhidefence Nirbhay cruise missile will be tested this year with the Manik Small Turbo Fan Engine (STFE). The engine is ready after bench testing. Other versions are in the works. Detailed piece later. #defexpo2020 https://twitter.com/delhidefence/...
by nash
03 Feb 2020 16:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281047

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

I can only hope that first flight happen atleast on first half of 2024, not a chance in september 2023, and they able to get IOC by 2028. In case if there is delay of 2-3 years, most likely to happen, then better sense prevails at that time and they order some extra squadron of Tejas-Mk1A.

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