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by K_Rohit
17 Jan 2019 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 923
Views: 43267

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Poof
by K_Rohit
16 Jan 2019 11:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 923
Views: 43267

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

If people like you are leaving because admins asked a chinese poster to behave, than BRF was probably not the place you will be happy. This usage of "we". Who exactly are this "we" that you use a bit around here? Who is this bunch of people who deputed you to defend a chinese pr...
by K_Rohit
14 Jan 2019 15:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 923
Views: 43267

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Kengsley - this is not a democracy where arguments like "every other navy's launch is posted here, so I have my rights" flies. It is a bit of joke to whinge about rights and privileges for chinese PR in this forum for Indian National security - stop posting every damn launch or fit out he...
by K_Rohit
14 Jan 2019 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 923
Views: 43267

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

SSridhar wrote:There is no encouragement to arguing over Admin decisions. Period.


this is why why people like me are leaving BRF. This is supposed to be a forum for information. And when genuine information is blocked but random arguments are encouraged, viewership will reduce. too bad for BRF....
by K_Rohit
24 Feb 2018 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 451182

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

MiG-21FL- Type 77 MiG-21M- Type 96 MiG-21U- Type 66 MiG-21UM- Type 68 MiG-21US- Type 69 MiG-21bis- Type 75 All MiG-21FLs are retired, there is now just 1 remaining MiG-21M squadron (No.35 Rapiers); there is likely just 1 remaining MiG-21bis squadrons (No. 26 Warriors) and 6 Bison squadrons (Nos.3,4...
by K_Rohit
22 Feb 2018 10:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 451182

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Can someone help me understand the Mig 21 variant designations in Indian service (map Type 77, Type 96, etc. with M, MF, etc.) and which are retired now? I understand M, Bis, Bison, UM still in service with Ms going out next year?
Mig 21 FL
Mig 21 M
Mig 21 UM
Mig 21 MF
Mig 21 Bis
Mig 21 Bison
by K_Rohit
09 Feb 2018 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 128959

Re: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India

Ankit Desai wrote:Check out updated images from MDL to Gateway of India.

P15 and their progress.

-Ankit


Also, we can see one scorpene
by K_Rohit
30 Jan 2018 15:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 showdown begins in 2014
Replies: 72
Views: 9080

Re: Mig-21 Showdown begins in 2014

^^^^^^^^^^
Which version of the Mig 21 is this? I always thought that the RWR was only fitted to the Bison? This version with the RWR is the Bis?
by K_Rohit
08 Nov 2017 11:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2483
Views: 489381

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

On a related note North of Jaisalmer/jodhpur and South of Punjab do we have any airbases in Rajastan? I think it is this gap which was exploited by the PAF in 65 and 71 wars to Attack Agra Airbase with B-57 night raids, Now even are Phalcons have some cover in Agra, not sure if the shelters are bom...
by K_Rohit
25 Oct 2017 10:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2483
Views: 489381

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

Ashokk wrote:


Were these upgraded Mirages (based on nose cone)? and what missiles was one of them carrying?
by K_Rohit
28 Aug 2017 12:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1020501

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Decided to look up these places on google. What on earth is this at 27.510885, 76.666088? What you see is a regular small arms firing range with concrete screens to protect bullets from going astray. You see a similar structure in the Army cantonment in Ahmedabad close to the airport. See the coord...
by K_Rohit
09 Aug 2017 12:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1020501

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

https://sputniknews.com/asia/201708071056252187-india-missile-defense-systems/ Xcpt: Iron Fist' at Pokhran, IndiaIndia to Deploy Two Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Near Pakistan Border ASIA & PACIFIC 15:13 07.08.2017 The ballistic missile defense grid that will protect the western and northe...
by K_Rohit
04 Jul 2017 15:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 710177

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ From the annual report above, a small tidbit caught my attention. "One Derby BVR missile was fired in the unguided mode, successfully over the sea at an altitude of 30000 ft & 0.8 mach to study separation and plume characteristics. Python-5 CCM was not fired as vibrations...
by K_Rohit
28 Jun 2017 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3637
Views: 277470

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Hard facts posted above.IL-76/78 upgrades for 24 aircraft show how economical it is to acquire,operate,support and upgrade the birds. UK.Canadian and TIME mag's own stats speak for themselves.Western media not RT,Tass,Sp0ut-nik,whatever. There is no way this includes all aircraft. All aircraft are ...
by K_Rohit
31 May 2017 14:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India
Replies: 571
Views: 128959

Re: Google Earth updates more cities and airports in India

While I know we want to stay away from identifying many military objects in India, this is something cool. On google maps (not earth), at Gwalior, you can see 2 AWACS and more cool- 2 Akash batteries deployed. One each in the 2 pre-prepared air defence sites. One at the eastern end and one at the no...
by K_Rohit
31 May 2017 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 1020501

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

^^ All three services had their separate SRSAM requirements. The IAF dumped its requirement in favour of Akash. Now the Army. Only Navy has a SRSAM requirement for an active homing missile to replace Barak-1 https://www.livefistdefence.com/2015/02/stalled-srsam-parrikar-briefed-twice-in.html The SR...
by K_Rohit
29 May 2017 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 137
Views: 14272

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

24.903057, 66.946585 On google maps (not earth), you can see the AEW&C parked at Masroor Note the 3 big hangers with walls around them for protection These will house the Chinese built AWACS. Should be a nice juicy target for a Nirbhay strike BTW, In Masroor air base, look at this area, and go ...
by K_Rohit
29 May 2017 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 789295

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/868817833370697728

With INS Ganga being decommissioned, who gets its Barak?
by K_Rohit
26 May 2017 16:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 137
Views: 14272

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

shiv wrote:
K_Rohit wrote:Also, what and why is this?

24.891122, 66.927741

I wonder if it is an operational readiness platform.


I thought so too, but these typically have a hardened shelter. Why is it round? Why the oil trail? Very curious.....
by K_Rohit
26 May 2017 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth
Replies: 137
Views: 14272

Re: Military Installations of China, Pakistan & other countries on Google Earth

24.903057, 66.946585

On google maps (not earth), you can see the AEW&C parked at Masroor

Also, what and why is this?

24.891122, 66.927741
by K_Rohit
09 May 2017 12:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 789295

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Great to see that the Rajput has been refitted with 8 BMos SSMs replacing the old SSN-2-D missiles. Amazing how the Kashin class,which is fundamentally a '60's design has evolved and been improved by us. The Krivak too morphed into the Talwar.Grigorivich class. We did the same with a stretched ull ...
by K_Rohit
08 Mar 2017 12:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 451182

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/after-viraat-navy-to-bid-adieu-to-albatross-patrol-aircraft/articleshow/57519906.cms After Viraat, Navy to bid adieu to Albatross patrol aircraft Another iconic naval platform is now set for retirement after aircraft carrier INS Viraat. The Soviet-origin Tup...
by K_Rohit
09 Feb 2017 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 789295

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Austin wrote:Photos : Tactical and operational doctrine of the Indian Navy TROPEX-2017

http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2424920.html


Thanks for sharing. Nice pics and includes a rare pic of an IN IL38 with a ASM. Is that a KH38 or a KH35? Was not sure.
by K_Rohit
08 Dec 2016 13:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 293958

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Rakesh wrote:Singha is bang on. Use MDL to build ships and subs, but get the Navy out of there. Move it all to Karwar which as per the article below is the largest naval base east of the Suez Canal.


Where is the space in Karwar. It has just one jetty, which is almost completely occupied by Vik
by K_Rohit
23 Nov 2016 15:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 899
Views: 191493

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

Kersi D wrote:Any idea what is this structure or equipment at 30*25'8"N and 75*33'1" ?


Aerostat tether station?
by K_Rohit
08 Nov 2016 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3316
Views: 426418

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Improved Formidable class frigate of the Republic of Singapore Navy https://twitter.com/D__Mitch/status/793366718013997056 32 Aster-30 on a frigate is a lot. And minus long range SSM (harpoon) it's firepower is similar to Kolkata class. That's second frigate on this thread which is almost as densel...
by K_Rohit
10 Oct 2016 12:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256092

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Did anyone else notice the pride of place given to Tejas (and other indigenous stuff) at the Air Force Day parade and events? It occupied the central spot in front of the dais? Astra, Brahmos, locally made radars...all on proud display.
by K_Rohit
10 Oct 2016 11:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 647346

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CuPZF1WWEAEiMNr.jpg:large Astra AAM seems to have been inducted into the IAF, Since IAF displays only inducted weapons on Air Force Day I think that may not be fully correct. If I am not mistaken, thats a Brahmos on the belly hard point. And as we all know, thats some di...
by K_Rohit
22 Jun 2016 09:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 199446

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

good description of the launch and payload from here https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/06/pslv-xl-launch-20-satellites/ From the link: The primary payload for Wednesday’s launch was Cartosat-2C, an Earth observation satellite which will provide India’s military with high-resolution optical image...
by K_Rohit
30 May 2016 09:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 451182

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Has this been posted before. Great read. Great nuggets including that of the intercept.

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160511/j ... 0vJoPl96Un
by K_Rohit
11 Feb 2016 16:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 293958

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Lots of posts, so let me respond one at a time I though the torpedoes carried on the decks of ships these days is a LWT and not HWT , which seem to be carried more by subs. 4 x Project 15B - 2 x 2 533 mm HWT L&T ITTL launchers amidships 3 x Type 15A - 2 x 2 533 mm HWT L&T ITTL launchers ami...
by K_Rohit
09 Feb 2016 13:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 293958

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

If this is correct, then is this (the one with the talwar firing it) the first picture confirming the Anti Sub Klub in Indian armoury? Dont recall seeing that before Its the supersonic anti ship version. The ASW versions have a thicker lower booster that this missile doesn't have. The hump is behin...
by K_Rohit
09 Feb 2016 11:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256092

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Thanks for this, very interesting. Does that mean that the Airforce will have a different BVRAAM? The FB update indicates that Derby is only for the Navy? Will the IAF have to wait for Astra, and does this mean that mk 1 A for IAF will have no BVR till Astra gets integrated? Looks like the IAF will...
by K_Rohit
09 Feb 2016 11:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 293958

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

http://i41.servimg.com/u/f41/15/11/39/27/355010.jpg From bicchar I think I see Brahmos, Klub and the blunt nosed Nirbhay , what is the 4th one with the pointy tip ? This seems like a univerjal launch system to me. Variant of Klub from L to R in picture Pointed One is Klub 91RTE2 VLS launched anti-s...
by K_Rohit
09 Feb 2016 10:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 256092

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Some updates from Tejas FB page. IFR status The IFR probe integration has been on and the checks on ground will start soon. The prototype has been identified for the task. Regarding Mk1A prototypes Sir, the deliberations are on. Mostly couple of the present prototypes will be serving as the initial...
by K_Rohit
02 Dec 2015 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2720
Views: 511017

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Regardless of whether its 55 or 65 or 100 Bathinda is usually a place for holding corps and is thus quite mapped out by the Pakis, especially since the advent of Google Maps and Sat Photography. I agree with the concerns of placing strategic assets so close. Gone are the days when horse race track ...
by K_Rohit
02 Dec 2015 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2720
Views: 511017

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

by K_Rohit Why would a high value asset be based 50 km from the border in range of even artillery? Bhatinda is about 100 KM away from the Pakistani border., this is where the DRDO version of the embraer A&EW will be placed (probably one or two aircraft) It is a forward air force base good to ch...
by K_Rohit
01 Dec 2015 10:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2720
Views: 511017

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/iaf-to-set-up-aew-cs-base-in-punjab/102072.html The Indian Air Force (IAF) is setting up a base for operating airborne early warning and control aircraft at the Bhisiana Air Force Station near Bathinda. The base will house indigenous Airborne Early Warning an...
by K_Rohit
27 Nov 2015 09:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3929
Views: 567868

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^^^^^^^
I always thought that the MI35 was a 3 man crew with the third radio operator kind of person sitting behind the cockpit....
by K_Rohit
26 Oct 2015 12:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 451182

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

^^^^^^^^^^ Comments on this are hard to understand. While regressive is a tough word, some of these comments do border on regressive. Difficult to understand why not having a wider choice of selection for fighter candidates will ever be a bad choice. Women F-16 fighter pilots in fast, supersonic jet...

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