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by suryag
17 Jan 2018 06:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3133
Views: 317397

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

IR ji LCH front has been very quiet hope everything is going ahead of plan
by suryag
09 Jan 2018 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

I still dont see as many Tejas taking off as i would expect given the flogging that the first batch of SU-30Ks got or may be they are out practicing at other locations. Meanwhile, had one question in general about trainers and their place in the squadrons. We have/had MOFTUs where MiG pilots would f...
by suryag
04 Jan 2018 18:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

X posting from the IAF thread on HAL capacities https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DSm9R-BVMAID0MJ.jpg We also have an interview from Sri TS Raju, HAL CMD which was posted earlier here http://indianexpress.com/article/business/interview-with-hal-cmd-no-frozen-standard-of-preparation-of-lca-thats-where-dela...
by suryag
04 Jan 2018 15:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436264

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Writetake says DRDO confirmed Nirbhay would be supersonic, no details available and in light of that it is confusing, given Nirbhay was supposed to be this subsonic loitering cruise missile that would be a fraction of the cost of Big Brother Brahmos
by suryag
03 Jan 2018 14:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188708

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

yes sir
by suryag
03 Jan 2018 13:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188708

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Monetary Takeover? Pakistan Allows Government And Private Bodies To Transact Using Chinese Yuan Pakistan's central bank, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) today (2 December) announced that both public and private sector enterprises of both countries could use the Chinese Yuan (CNY) for bilateral trade an...
by suryag
02 Jan 2018 13:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 49265

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj sir - what are the other economic reforms beyond GST that will add a percent or two to the GDP. There are a few that am aware of Labour reforms(being pursued by State Gov), Land reforms(got stuck) but beyond these what are the structural reforms that will boost the GDP as we go into 2018
by suryag
01 Jan 2018 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

IR Sir, SP5 didnt fly last year, whines aside, where exactly is the non determinism coming in from ? we have seen across the board that the SP production doesnt really follow the timelines, varied reasons have been thrown in like SOP undergoing changes, component lead times etc. While all of these a...
by suryag
01 Jan 2018 15:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436264

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Sir references are at the bottom of the page and one of them is trishul-trident so definitely some BS is mixed in that article. What i like about the article though, is its holistic nature and serves as a decent get started guide on A2A missiles
by suryag
30 Dec 2017 13:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 49265

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Rahulm ji a prerequisite for quality job creation(even at technician level) is skill enhancement. I have toured a lot of engg colleges this past year talking to departments and i can assure you the technical depth and breadth of the engineers coming out is worrisome. Want to reiterate, this is in no...
by suryag
28 Dec 2017 12:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188708

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

i believe the Sri Jadhav's passport that Pakistan showed off where his name is Hussein Mubarak patel, has an oddity and was most likely made by them. Why ? most indian muslims that i know and are named hussain actually write it as hussain and not as hussein. Not that we dont have "hussein"...
by suryag
27 Dec 2017 15:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 264979

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Saras is very important in terms of the experience to be gained out of certification from CEMILAC and DGCA and i hope it flies in the next week or two as mentioned in he matrubhumi articlet. It will iron out a lot of opens and may pave way for more civil aircraft programs. BTW, 3-4k crores shouldnt ...
by suryag
27 Dec 2017 12:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4244
Views: 264979

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

It is as if we were waiting for this Upgraded Saras PT1N all set for maiden flight in January...... Cannot post the article in full but very encouraging progress. BTW, this process of sequential approval should be tweaked in a way that automatic approvals are granted way before based on certain deli...
by suryag
26 Dec 2017 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Not that it matters but following quote(from an already posted link) mentions the turnaround time roughly. http://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/india/hal-sets-up-second-tejas-production-line-aircraft-division-1.1700394 He said during the outstation detachment at AFS Thanjavur recently, SP-1 and SP-2 ...
by suryag
26 Dec 2017 10:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tactics & military craft
Replies: 221
Views: 11799

Re: Tactics & military craft

Akshay Sir - PVC award winner Sri Sanjay Kumar says a few things about the tactics in the patriot video below. He specifically says we had CI ops but not exercise which practised attack on bunker/sangar

republic patriot PVC awardee episode
by suryag
25 Dec 2017 06:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Whether it is CG redistribution, LRU placement or the layout visualisation prior to prototyping the MK1A/2 has the advantage of real world simulation data collected from the TD/LSPs and this should come in handy in order to reduce the number of test points(by aggregation). I dont think the real esta...
by suryag
22 Dec 2017 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436264

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

this entire xRSAM(x=Q, L, M) has become so confusing nowadays
by suryag
22 Dec 2017 14:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

IR sir, does the 50cm plug mentioned in MK2 activities improve the drag situation even without the 414 ?
by suryag
18 Dec 2017 08:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Sirs now that the tejas is sering squadron service and line pilots using it is there any comparison between darin 2/3 on the jag and the accessories on tejas for ground attack(ldp, mfd etc)
by suryag
13 Dec 2017 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tactics & military craft
Replies: 221
Views: 11799

Re: Tactics & military craft

Hope this is the appropriate thread BSF's 'Operation Arjun' forced Pakistan Rangers to talk "Operation Arjun", targeting farms and residences of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officers and retired Pakistani Army officers, was unleashed after heavy Pakistani firing and shelling killed Bo...
by suryag
07 Dec 2017 19:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Ananthkrishnan tweeted that lsp 8 has flown 44 forties with the IFR and wet contact in the first quarter of 2018.
by suryag
01 Dec 2017 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: New Moderators - 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1759

Re: New moderators

Can someone please give us a crash course on dos and donts and the tools available
by suryag
01 Dec 2017 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2558
Views: 445079

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

This is a wonderful curve ball thrown at DRDO and has fallen for it. Cadence of events would be that the AWACS wont meet some parameter and the forces will say we need to import stuff. Tried tested way, washed rinsed and repeated now.
by suryag
28 Nov 2017 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 525
Views: 33665

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

Muridke where JUD has its office is less than 20 miles from Amritsar district., An artillery shell can easily destroy and kill suar! All we need is satellite surveillance to check if he is there or not! Supreme court of India should sentence him to death and order Army to carry out this sentence. W...
by suryag
28 Nov 2017 09:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

BTW was looking at the MIG27 loadout on wiki and looks like Tejas can easily match(almost) pray why would we not replace the 27s with the Tejas, does the force think our pilots are safer in that rust bucket when compared with the Tejas??
by suryag
22 Nov 2017 14:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

DJ and Ramana Sir - the 45 squadron number was arrived at when we didnt have inflight refuellers, AWACS, MAFI, lack of swing role aircraft(except M2K) all these have made the number of available aircraft for operations higher, in that light, how much lower can we go. apologies for this arm chair bra...
by suryag
21 Nov 2017 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2358
Views: 303720

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Nowadays i see more and more of protests in PoGB and PoK, just time before stone throwing contracts are given to our youth in PoK and PoGB
by suryag
21 Nov 2017 11:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Thanks Eric ji this hardened shelter thingie is Arjun bridge argument in reverse :( and still no more than 20 orders coming to HAL
by suryag
20 Nov 2017 10:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436264

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

DRDO can easily pull this off, given the seeker is most likely going to be a port from the Nag except for winter-summer-monsoon song and dance routines
by suryag
14 Nov 2017 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 2920
Views: 276102

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

I would go a step even further and can the ADA itself.It is a useless outfit which could be easily dissolved and its role absorbed by the IAF and HAL Philip ji you are probably older than my oldest brother and i have great respect for you when you talk about topics other than that concerned with Ru...
by suryag
11 Nov 2017 00:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

and in iron fist didnt they actually have a turnaround time that permitted them to fly 2 sorties in a day
by suryag
07 Nov 2017 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436264

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

In a sense the failures were good, because we saw three different root causes being nailed down, imagine if the actuator delay for the fin happened from the production lot, we would have been screwed :(
by suryag
07 Nov 2017 12:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Yes sir three came in second batch one came 20 mins before.... before i could stop my car he went, mostly a tejas from the engine sound(i am an eggspert you see), one thing though all the three looked menacing
by suryag
07 Nov 2017 12:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436264

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

no news until now is good news hopefully
by suryag
07 Nov 2017 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

4 AF tejas flew in today to BLR at 10:30 i was hoping to see a yellow coloured bird but sadly didnt see
by suryag
01 Nov 2017 12:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3230
Views: 403996

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

shiv wrote:Slow morning so let me make a good BRFite post
JTull wrote:The sixth one is expected to fly in the next three days "


One day down and I have heard nothing more. Any news about the sixth? Any Chaiwala info? :((


Looks like Gyan ji hacked shiv ji account
by suryag
10 Oct 2017 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 3736
Views: 576974

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Asking for help is a sign of strength
by suryag
09 Oct 2017 14:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3621
Views: 198889

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^ Interview with PVC awardee Sanjay Kumar ji gave me goose bumps

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