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by nsarma
29 Apr 2010 13:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 836647

Re: LCH discussion

I fancy "Vajrabahoo" or simply "Vajra" for this bird, aptly meaning firing thunderbolts.
Mods please move this post to a more appropriate thread if does not fit here.
by nsarma
29 Apr 2010 13:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: C-17s for the IAF?
Replies: 3924
Views: 487198

Re: C-17s for the IAF?

About the not-too-clear clauses in EUMA, IMHO the interpretation will be used to the advantage of the producing country, in this case USofA. In the event of a situation where unkil wants to stump his authority (e.g. war with the western neighbours or nuclear test which I doubt will ever take place g...
by nsarma
03 Mar 2010 14:32
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Spy Story – Generations
Replies: 153
Views: 26136

Re: Spy Story – Generations

Man, this stuff is opium !! Made me read through all posts in one sitting. This is story telling of very very high quality. You must publish your book, happy to book first copy :)
by nsarma
06 Jan 2010 16:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 778236

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

"BrahMos missile to be inducted into Air Force in 2012 " - ToI news. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/BrahMos-missile-to-be-inducted-into-Air-Force-in-2012/articleshow/5416420.cms THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The country's prestigious 'BrahMos' missile would be inducted into the Air Force i...
by nsarma
21 Dec 2009 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 654368

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

"In an emergency, only a 10 minute turnaround is required between missions, as long as only a small amount of ammunition has to be loaded for fighter missions." Link: http://www.flug-revue.rotor.com/FRheft/FRH0007/FR0007e.htm I'm still googling to find out exact meaning of 'small amount of...
by nsarma
02 Dec 2009 16:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 846580

Re: LCA news and discussion

IN is expecting to commission the first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier in 2015, more than 5 years from now. Does it indicate that NLCA won't be ready for carrier operations in 5 years ? does it say so ? This is just a stop-gap arrangement, keeping in mind the operational requirements in case the Naval...
by nsarma
02 Dec 2009 13:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 846580

Re: LCA news and discussion

Indian Navy scouting for new carrier borne fighter aircraft : http://www.indianexpress.com/news/navys-hunt-for-new-carrieroperated-fighters-begins/547606/ The search for a new set of carrier-operated aircraft has begun as there would be a delay in operationalising the naval variant of the 'Tejas' Li...
by nsarma
02 Dec 2009 12:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 938044

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

by nsarma
23 Nov 2009 11:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 846580

Re: LCA news and discussion

IMHO order for a second LCA is one of very important steps in the right direction. Acquiring capability to reproduce existing technology and innovate new ones is critical for an aspiring global power. In an ideal world, both IAF and HAL alongwith MoD should come together and ink out a long term (30 ...

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