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by nash
17 Mar 2020 13:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2260
Views: 653315

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: 2260
Views: 653315

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: 3827
Views: 417617

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: 2260
Views: 653315

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: 2978
Views: 537948

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: 2973
Views: 309862

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: 2978
Views: 537948

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: 1773
Views: 246234

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: 5219
Views: 1050138

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: 5219
Views: 1050138

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: 921
Views: 234981

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: 921
Views: 234981

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: 2260
Views: 653315

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: 2602
Views: 710312

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: 2602
Views: 710312

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: 2260
Views: 653315

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: 2602
Views: 710312

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: 708
Views: 196504

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.
by nash
03 Feb 2020 14:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 196504

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

India’s Medium Weight Fighter set to fly into detail design phase Anantha Krishnan M https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/2020/02/03/india-defence-expo-medium-weight-fighter.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true It says metal cutting from April 2021, I heard that will start this month only.
by nash
30 Jan 2020 20:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 710312

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

B-05 Programme This is the submarine-based Missile Launcher System. A Mobile launcher and a Pontoon Launcher have been realized. The pontoon launcher has been successfully used for flight trials. A system of four such launchers has been installed on the submarine. https://www.drdo.gov.in/technology...
by nash
24 Jan 2020 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 710312

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1220690286902296576 Government Sources: For the second time in the last six days, India, today successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Vishakhapatnam.The DRDO-developed missile was testfired from an u...
by nash
16 Jan 2020 16:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 551819

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bj-7oHmO8N8

This lad from Jharkhand took 10.9 sec to finish 100m.With proper care and guidance if he can bring down the time below 10, then will be good prospect for India.
by nash
07 Jan 2020 17:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2260
Views: 653315

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

- HAL might next take up the work of 18 Tejas Trainers from next year to avoid a possible production holiday.


8 Tejas trainers is part of total order of 40 mk1, what about rest of 10? Do we have any order placed for these?
by nash
19 Nov 2019 18:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 688
Views: 160557

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

AI-2021 will be very interesting, 15 more months.Hopefully, we may get some idea of specification with a model. I think selection of engine will be important, is it 414(F-18E/F) or 404(F-18C/D) or M88(Rafale).
by nash
18 Nov 2019 21:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 688
Views: 160557

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

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1196448705831817216 DRDO has begun work on a new carrier-based fighter aircraft under the aegis of the Twin-Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF) project instead of the NLCA Mk2, for the Indian Navy. Here's @delhidefence 's piece on the same. http://delhidefencereview...
by nash
20 Oct 2019 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2260
Views: 653315

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

SJHA tweeted this... https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1185856066128449537 So might be the SPORT version or a trainer version kitted out with some of the SPORT features??? :?: :?: :?: Yes HV Thakur has mentioned this thing in the AI-2019. And these things can be the part of testing: https://www.d...
by nash
18 Oct 2019 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2260
Views: 653315

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

Trials of upgraded LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Tejas are conducted in Pokhran field firing range.The aircraft is being tested on various parameters from last two days.DRDO and air force officials were present in the range during trials.HAL has introduced new features in the engine of LCA Tejas. htt...
by nash
14 Oct 2019 01:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5446
Views: 551819

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry


Sourav Ganguly likely to be new BCCI president

Read more at:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... aign=cppst


This can be new beginning of BCCI, but unfortunately he has only 10-11 months.
by nash
04 Oct 2019 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1773
Views: 246234

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

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1180080088542580736 Livefist @livefist The 7 bids in for India’s 114 multirole fighter contest. Acceptance of necessity paperwork to begin soon, says IAF chief Bhadauria. We’ll have a detailed piece up soon. Ok, seems like this MMRCA drama about to start official...
by nash
04 Oct 2019 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 196504

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

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1180068101074718720 Saurav Jha @SJha1618 BTW, ACM Bhadauria has made it crystal clear that Tejas Mk2/MWF and AMCA will proceed on a parallel basis with the Indian Air Force being firmly behind both designs. So, Dalals can go on kite flying for their masters but i...
by nash
20 Sep 2019 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2260
Views: 653315

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

Delhi Defence Review @delhidefence News from Bangalore: Smooth & steady & satisfactory as far as Uttam is concerned until now. Both flying radars are functioning as expected. Testing is continuing with LCA LSP undergoing routine maintenance at the moment n will be back in the air very soon....
by nash
17 Sep 2019 21:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 710312

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Any possibility of Russian C4I with Indian C4I and missiles such as: Akash-MkII (50-70Km), Barak-8ER (150KM), XRSAM (250Km) and 40N6E (400Km). India, Turkey to make S-400 with Russia; move could annoy US https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/world/india-turkey-to-make-s-400-with-russia-move-could-annoy-...
by nash
17 Sep 2019 20:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3591
Views: 593018

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^^
How come it is buried if we are producing 40 of them by 2022 and these will be more power efficient. 40 is enough to replace all the shatabdis
by nash
11 Sep 2019 19:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 710312

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/ReviewVayu/status/1171745597247938565 Vayu Aerospace Review @ReviewVayu The handsome Karanjit, Country Head, NAMMO India, shows us around the company's stand and displays. The showstopper is a new weapon system with a 400+ km range. No details are available but if you enlarge th...
by nash
05 Sep 2019 11:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2260
Views: 653315

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

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/in-a-big-boost-for-defence-forces-cabinet-clears-procurement-of-akash-missile-system-at-rs-5500-crore/482896 A mega-deal for the purchase of Akash surface to air missiles and 83 light combat aircraft has been cleared by the Union Cabinet. Amount is not men...
by nash
04 Sep 2019 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 537948

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

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Naval facing cash crunch amid debt revamp https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/anil-ambanis-reliance-naval-facing-cash-crunch-amid-debt-revamp/articleshow/70975076.cms?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=Social_TW&utm_campaign=ETTWMain The disclosure in the...
by nash
24 Aug 2019 13:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 150
Views: 15838

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

The fuel consumption pattern in India, this is from 2014: https://pib.gov.in/newsite/printrelease.aspx?relid=102799 70% of Diesel, 99.6 % of Petrol consumed by Transport Sector M/s Nielsen submits All India Study Report to PPAC on sale of Diesel and Petrol 13.15% of Diesel Consumed by private cars a...
by nash
19 Aug 2019 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 941299

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

Great news if true. IAF set to shelve Jaguar engine upgrade, could buy more Su-30 MKIs instead https://theprint.in/defence/iaf-set-to-shelve-jaguar-engine-upgrade-could-buy-more-su-30-mkis-instead/278687/ -Snehesh Alex Philip This can be mere speculation but seems like we may get more than 18 Su-30...

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