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by nrshah
25 Dec 2017 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2779
Views: 437702

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Where DRDO can 't reinvent the wheel at speed, we will have no alternatives but to embark upon JVs.BMos is our most shining example.We must remember that the QRSAM has arisen becos of the failure over a decade ago of Trishul, meant to be a tri-service missile.At that time had we entered into a JV w...
by nrshah
28 Nov 2017 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3242
Views: 406810

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Posting separately since this is a pure conjecture but to be read with what I posted above on ability of military to decide: To those asking why does the IAF not clarify against news appearing about stupid comparison of Tejas. Think of it this way - IAF cannot move an inch without MoD. News has bee...
by nrshah
20 Nov 2017 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3242
Views: 406810

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

deejay wrote:^ Your account is protected, meaning unless you accept the request to follow, we cannot see your tweets. Maybe, you can change the settings since you have linked here.

BTW, I have sent you a request to follow.


Sir,
Changed the settings.
Check if they are visible now
by nrshah
20 Nov 2017 15:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3242
Views: 406810

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

https://twitter.com/Reach2Indian/status/932528788549787649 https://twitter.com/Reach2Indian/status/932116827055931392 https://twitter.com/Reach2Indian/status/932122875636494337 https://twitter.com/Reach2Indian/status/932123742871830530 https://twitter.com/Reach2Indian/status/932123742871830530 https...
by nrshah
20 Sep 2017 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1366
Views: 122772

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

rather than backfires overhauled from some boneyard with iffy uptimes, it is better to invest in 12 new build blackjack mk2 which the russians are restarting production on. maybe we will start receiving in 5 years if we sign up now. they will have new engines and all new avionics and systems. plus ...
by nrshah
07 Nov 2016 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2180
Views: 159363

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

But it flies! While we scornfully deride it so does the F-35 also display non-stealth with a great hot bum visible from the rear.The F-35 with its bum on heat is entering service steadily despite the drawback.The IAF wants perfect fighters from the start forgetting what we used to fly with in previ...
by nrshah
10 Apr 2016 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 151109

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Wow, so to break dependency on Russia, we are getting dependent on America. Why can't we learn the chinese way. Use what we have. Use in numbers for deterrence. Use in numbers for low efficient systems. Invest large scale, improvise. Induct mark 2. Improvise further, induct mark 3 in numbers and so ...
by nrshah
20 Feb 2016 23:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 232771

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

India, US talk aircraft carrier technology, but key point off the menu The bilateral strategic clinch may be getting tighter but the US is unwilling to offer help to India in nuclear propulsion technology for proposed construction of INS Vishal http://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/India-US-talk-a...
by nrshah
18 Oct 2015 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3556
Views: 243647

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

one important point made by the gent from bharat forge was what has the fdi which is allowed in other sectors brought so far that the gents from us companies are claiming will bring in more strategic and restricted sector of defense will bring. Any way very heartening to see domestic companies takin...
by nrshah
21 Sep 2015 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2326
Views: 184942

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

^^^So yet another lifafa journalism to put indo-Russian relation in bad light
by nrshah
14 Mar 2015 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 77979

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Does any of these companies have manufactured forget design a help except HAL and perhaps partially TATA
by nrshah
26 Jan 2015 17:57
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 27035

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Hi Vivek, Some great writing there. However, just one clarification sought. In chimera, though we were fighting the Chinese where considering there vast conventional superiority over us and also considering that Chinese tend to exibhit far more rational and logical behavior then the pak is, We had a...
by nrshah
22 Oct 2014 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 2920
Views: 276276

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Marten sir, I see 4 reasons for the same 1. Limited numbers of refuelling aircrafts with IAF to carry large scale combat level air to air refueling operations. 2. China factor - AMCA has greater relevance on eastern border compared to western one where range will matter equally. 3. Presence of large...
by nrshah
04 Jun 2014 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Viv S, I think I could not made words convey my intent. Let me try ag a in. I am not comparing Rafale with J 31.....JXX. That is not the point. My question is faith that you have on J series getting inducted by 20 20 in utter disregard of your own views as to challenges to develop a gen 5 aircraft. ...
by nrshah
04 Jun 2014 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Roa sir With due respect to your assessment and opinion, I beg pardon to differ. My submission as below 1. You have rated India ahead of Russia as of now which does not reflect the reality. We are dependent on Russia for a large number of things and not the other way round. 2. China ahead of Russia ...
by nrshah
04 Jun 2014 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^^^
Do we need to read the article to know as to know who is applying the pressure To Block the deal. :rotfl:
by nrshah
04 Jun 2014 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

On the pak fa and j 35 threads, I am made to believe that it is very difficult to develop an operational 5th generation fighter. Russian which have develop 100 s of aircraft is struggling to match the standards of the American ccounter parts as claimed. But when it comes to Rafale purchase, we are m...
by nrshah
04 Jun 2014 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Well I am made to believe that reliability of MIRAGE 2K is among the best in IAF stable. With respect to comparison to F 18, specs and operating envelope is to be considered. As with respect to Rafale not being a match to F 16, Rafale was selected by IAF over F 16 (more advanced than with PAF). I wi...
by nrshah
04 Jun 2014 11:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Good that the new government is fast tracking the Rafale purchase. One Of The Best multi role fighter operational in the world. Comes with operational freedom. Besides going by superb reliability and high availability of Mirages, it will surely take IAF Capability To Next Level. Operating alongside ...
by nrshah
10 May 2014 17:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 568139

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

can I (dare) suggest that pls agree that we disagree and close the discussion running for some time?
No new points are getting discussed and same points and long articles are getting posted and reposted and again posted.
by nrshah
21 Apr 2014 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 43457

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

Mahadevbhu, The answer to sword is not sword but shield. The russians/Indians need not replicate what Americans has done with JSF on their planes. Russians have shown to know their limitations and work around it. We need to learn it from them. PAKFA is already build around with same limitation in mi...
by nrshah
21 Apr 2014 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 43457

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

^^^^
sorry, but could not get the intent of above post.
by nrshah
19 Apr 2014 10:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 43457

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

what is the combat record of F 22 raptor basis which it is passed as the super duper unrivalled fighter aircraft both against the current and future aircraft? Again no record except paper analysis Future aircraft aren't in service yet, so its pointless to expect a combat record for them. As for the...
by nrshah
17 Apr 2014 07:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 43457

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

what is the combat record of F 22 raptor basis which it is passed as the super duper unrivalled fighter aircraft both against the current and future aircraft? Again no record except paper analysis
by nrshah
19 Mar 2014 10:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Phillip, How is India failing to develop home grown MIC as claimed by Mr. pandit, which even if considered true related to Sukhoi display issues except that if we could have our own fighter, MKI would not have been brought. It is like saying the my AC not working as per warranty from Daikin is not D...
by nrshah
19 Mar 2014 07:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Phillip, I am a taxpayer of the country. Also, I am staunch Russia supporter as against US. however, the recent issues with Russian wares and this attitude is not doing any good. perhaps it also answers your question on why such haste in closing the deals with US/Europe. BTW, I am all for Rafale eve...
by nrshah
06 Jan 2014 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 9826

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

Great achievement. Will surely speed up development of heavy launchers.
beside i wish we see PSLV made entirely by some private sector and Isro move to more challenging things rather than 'aam admi' types PsLv
by nrshah
06 Jan 2014 19:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3576
Views: 225531

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

how do we compare things churning out of an assembly line which is kept open just to keep jobs intact or those who are operational for several years producing standard product to a non standard customized product? Dont thinks delivery or service issues in case of MI 17 helicopters or latest orders o...
by nrshah
02 Dec 2013 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 77979

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

no, they have not dragged feat. If you read the report, Drdo has contested and claimed that they are on track on development of AIP.
by nrshah
01 Dec 2013 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2733
Views: 67153

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Yet another job done successfully.
Hawahhhhhh, good night guys.
by nrshah
15 Sep 2013 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 9087

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^^
may be to do with new warhead as reported by PTI.
PTI reporting new warhead is lighter (1 tone)
by nrshah
13 Jul 2013 15:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 614519

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

^^^ how sure are we that even if the LUH is taken ahead, it will arrive in scheduled time? We are negotiating rafale for quite some years now and possibilty of prolonged discussion cannot be ruled out here as well what if even after awarding the contract, bribe and other charges holds the project - ...
by nrshah
01 May 2013 12:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 376394

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

sanku,

i wonder why similar argument of
one prototype does not apply to IL 476
or pakfa or P8I? The only common factor in
all three is they are foreign as i understand.
by nrshah
09 Apr 2013 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 79781

Re: LCA News and Discussions

No dispute on that part , I was arguing the fact that you cant compare an aircraft under test to one under service for a long time , once aircraft enter squadron service and you have 1-2-3 years of squadron service then AF will have enough data to compare with existing type and see how it fares , n...
by nrshah
24 Feb 2013 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3576
Views: 225531

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

yes, today eagle might be available but not a decade back You see, India was a third world country then. World economy, read american economy was doing well. IT revolution was a future. indian economy was not doing great and just has missed a bankruptcy. But still the Indian rise does not buy us rap...
by nrshah
27 Jan 2013 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 94670

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Arthuro/Septimus P.
All i can say is just agree to disagree before you guys down to lower levels calling each other with objectives.

While both of you are die hard fans of your respective a/c (nothing wrong with that), the fact is that IAF has selected Rafale and are pursuing the same.
by nrshah
12 Jan 2013 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 665769

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Hey, proud to be staunch Modi supporter and voter.
by nrshah
02 Jan 2013 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2558
Views: 445202

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Found something of interest: The "Conformal Airborne Early Warning and Control System (CAEWCS) fitted into a modified Gulfstream 550G business jet" has "an endurance of nine hours, against the IL-78's six hours". Wonder how do their range compare. I remember, Austin or someone h...
by nrshah
21 Dec 2012 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 67144

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^ This Rout person seems to have some real big sources at ITR. He always seems to have the inside info on most tests( esp the failed ones) which only days later trickle out to the rest. Tried posting a comment on the article asking details about sources and no of missiles fired in last 3 years to ...

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