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by Ari Samir
28 Apr 2009 00:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 235700

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

LM has offered F-16s with source codes and the f-18IN comes with source codes as well. now as long as EUVA restrictions are eased and we are given a clean waiver on many of those restrictions and tot the US companies will win. The mig-35 is indeed customizable but by the time we customize it, the p...
by Ari Samir
23 Apr 2009 22:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 34958

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Could it be that IAF has floated a new RFP for trainers because of following reasons: 1. IAF probably will retain Hawk as its' trainer, hence thier re-tendering Bae again but want to extract following: a) Price Advange and 'Freebies'. b) 30-50% 'Offset' which the original contract was not subjected...
by Ari Samir
03 Mar 2009 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 373300

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat-2

It would be useful if you could demonstrate each of your points having an impact in a real war. Then we can discuss the merits/demrits in that battle's context. While hypothesizing is an interesting excercise but ultimately fruitless. A parallel can be drawn in Indo-Pak wars. Pakis had better tanks...
by Ari Samir
27 Feb 2009 20:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 373300

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat-2

I read somewhere that Medieval Indian warfare lagged in technology behind the West Asian or even Persian and Central Asian warfare. Examples that were given included the following: 1. Evolution of flat bottom iron stirrup in Turkestan vs. wooden round stirrup used by Rajputs: That meant the Turks co...

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