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by Asit P
09 Jun 2018 23:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 460677

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

If this article is to be believed, then in recent times, the T-90A which is less advanced than the T-90MS in service with the Indian Army has been performing, as bad or as good, as the Abrams and Leopards in the Middle-East. Iraqi M1 Abrams tanks not only failed to prevent the capture of Mosul in 2...
by Asit P
27 May 2017 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4673
Views: 566452

Re: Internal Security Watch

If the nepal route to India is as simple as these pakis claim that it is, it simply means that there already may be tens of thousands of pakis already in India. Something is very fishy here. Why is foolish India having open borders with all and sundry two bit countries who are openly inimical towar...
by Asit P
15 Aug 2016 18:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 6792

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Couldn't have been a better day to be back! Happy Independence Day Everyone.
by Asit P
25 Jan 2016 20:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

An interesting news from a Bahraini newspaper Middle East buyers eye India's Tejas An Indian delegation led by Dr S Christopher, Secretary, Department of Defence Research & Development and Director General, DRDO, is upbeat about the prospects of their indigenously developed defence products and ...
by Asit P
25 Jan 2016 20:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Thanks everyone for your kind words! Personally I don't like pictures with watermark and hence I deliberately do not watermark any pic clicked by me. Tejas is a national pride and my amateurish pics of Tejas are for one and for all. Even if a single child, teen or a detractor develops a fascination ...
by Asit P
25 Jan 2016 02:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Thanks everyone for your kind words! Personally I don't like pictures with watermark and hence I deliberately do not watermark any pic clicked by me. Tejas is a national pride and my amateurish pics of Tejas are for one and for all. Even if a single child, teen or a detractor develops a fascination ...
by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 05:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Some observations that I made are: 1). It is small and very swift, as a result of which, it was difficult to capture its shots in camera in comparison to the other aircrafts 2). The diameter of 360 degree loop made by Tejas was shorter than that of F 16 & Mirage 2000 (naked eye observation) 3). ...
by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 04:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

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by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 04:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

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by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 04:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

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by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 04:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

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by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 04:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

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by Asit P
23 Jan 2016 04:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322785

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Sharing some pictures of Tejas clicked by me from yesterday's flight display at Bahrain International Airshow:

All set to take off
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by Asit P
21 Dec 2014 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175573

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Quoting from Saurav Jha's article: With reference to the 1995 ASR, the Mk-I has already exceeded the angle of attack (AoA) requirement of 24 degrees, by some two degrees (i.e it has achieved 26 degrees) , which is highly commendable and comparable to the best that the Mirage 2000 could do. This coul...
by Asit P
12 Dec 2014 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 83236

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

China admits its stealth fighter not a match to US F-35 China has denied its new stealth fighter J-31 could take down the US F-35 joint strike fighter, but admitted challenging the latter has always been its goal. Lin Zuoming, the president of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) which...
by Asit P
11 Dec 2014 16:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3390
Views: 554772

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

Lets for another 15 days and the Wheat shall get separated from the chaff: Sukhoi-30 plane crash inquiry to be completed in a fortnight: IAF Chief Arup Raha Refusing to comment on Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin's recent statement indicating human error behind the crash, the Air Force chief sai...
by Asit P
06 Dec 2014 02:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175573

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

20-30 Tejas aircraft to be commissioned soon: Parrikar NEW DELHI: As many as 20-30 indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, which will replace the aging MIG fighters, will be commissioned soon, government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday . Defence research and development organisation (DRDO)...
by Asit P
10 Oct 2014 11:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 172335

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

What technology is that? Mere assembly rights? Kit bashing. The kind that allows for them to say they make it locally (and at 40 aircraft clearly its mostly driven by local industrial perception). In contrast, with the Su-30 MKI, we got the ability to manufacture our own systems and components, alb...
by Asit P
16 Sep 2014 17:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2756
Views: 341198

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Indo-Russian Jet Program Finally Moves Forward India and Russia have finally sorted out all sticky issues that have been holding back an agreement on the Fifth Generational Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) program, a Russian diplomat in India said, ending the opening chapter of a program expected to build 2...
by Asit P
06 Sep 2014 02:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175573

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

HAL gets a pat on the back Chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Friday appreciated efforts of defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in establishing the state-of-the-art Iron Bird facility at its Aircraft Research and Design Centre (ARDC). "It is a unique facility and an...
by Asit P
03 Sep 2014 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2848
Views: 474012

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Government plans to export BrahMos missiles, Tejas, air defence system to Vietnam, Indonesia and Venezuela The Modi government is quietly working on a plan to export defence equipment and armaments produced in India to friendly countries. A beginning could be made by exporting BrahMos missiles to S...
by Asit P
03 Aug 2014 19:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194778

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Rs 30,000 cr Indo-French missile develeopment plan in troubled waters An Indo-French proposed joint venture expected to be worth around Rs 30,000 crore to develop short range air defence missiles seems to have run into rough weather as Indian Air Force feels that its requirements could be met by in...
by Asit P
11 Jul 2014 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: RIP Bharat Verma
Replies: 45
Views: 2623

Re: RIP Bharat Verma

Extremely sad news. May his soul rest in peace.
by Asit P
03 Jul 2014 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2408
Views: 389054

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

I have come across some interesting work on military philosophy in Indian counterinsurgency. It refers to the impact of Kautilyan statecraft philosophy (refers to the principles of 'conciliation,' 'monetary inducement,' 'splitting' and 'force' as fundamentals of COIN, that can be used in any number...
by Asit P
03 Jul 2014 10:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2408
Views: 389054

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Infiltration bid foiled by Indian army in J&K, three intruders killed JAMMU: Three intruders were killed on Thursday morning during an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said. A gunfight between the army and the group of heavily armed...
by Asit P
20 Jun 2014 13:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 762256

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

With an order of 116 guns, they are doubling their manufacturing capacity. I am sure there will be further spurt in the production rate when Army confirms the order of 416 guns.
by Asit P
14 Jun 2014 18:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 775159

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

India must be 'self-sufficient' in defence technology, Narendra Modi says Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated INS Vikramaditya, the largest and most powerful aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, to the nation, terming it an "important day for our nation". A tweet...
by Asit P
18 Jan 2014 18:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175573

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

The LCA did not but the Indian AEW&C did fly at the Bahrain show:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/sli ... 007183.cms
by Asit P
15 Aug 2013 17:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence Day
Replies: 10
Views: 779

Re: Happy Independence Day

"Kahni hai ek baat hamein is desh ke pahredaron se,
sambhal ke rahna apne ghar mein chupe hue gaddaron se"

Happy Independence day to all! Jai Hind....Vande Mataram!
by Asit P
09 Jun 2013 15:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5412
Views: 523279

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Indian Badminton seems to be headed in the right direction :).
by Asit P
09 Jun 2013 15:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5412
Views: 523279

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

K Srikanth wins Thailand Open Grand Prix Indian badminton welcomed its newest star as a little-known K Srikanth lifted his maiden men's singles title with a stunning straight-game triumph over world number eight and top-seeded local favourite Boonsak Ponsana at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold on ...
by Asit P
26 Apr 2013 03:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5412
Views: 523279

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Indian rookie beats idol Hidayat at his own game Indian rookie H.S. Prannoy fulfilled a long-cherished dream on Thursday, playing childhood idol Taufik Hidayat and beating him by frequently unleashing effective backhand strokes he modelled on the retiring Indonesian stalwart. Former world and Olymp...
by Asit P
11 Apr 2013 21:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5412
Views: 523279

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Kashyap achieves career-best ranking of world No. 7, Saina retains No. 2 London Olympics quarterfinalist Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday jumped a place to achieve his career-best world ranking of 7 in the latest list issued by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). Meanwhile, Olympic bronze medallist ...
by Asit P
15 Feb 2013 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 775159

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

70 per cent of defence machinery imported while Indian defence companies find government a hindrance When drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, of the US Army fly over enemy territory, they use a technology developed by a little-known Bangalore company to send back crystal clear images to their comm...
by Asit P
26 Jan 2013 14:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India a happy republic day and prabhat bheri
Replies: 26
Views: 1636

Re: India a happy republic day and prabhat bheri

Remembering the greats who had dreamt and aspired, that in India, the real power shall lie in the hands of the common men.

Happy Republic Day to all my countrymen!
by Asit P
16 Dec 2012 04:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5412
Views: 523279

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India annihilate Pakistan to retain Kabaddi World Cup title Indian men's kabaddi team put in a stellar performance as they literally thrashed archrivals Pakistan 59-22 in the finals of the 3rd Kabaddi World Cup, to retain their title at the Guru Nanak stadium, here on Saturday. The Indian boys led ...
by Asit P
15 Dec 2012 04:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 414139

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Any feedback on Hyundai Verna (Fluidic) Petrol version?
by Asit P
09 Dec 2012 04:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 678650

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

The good admiral is dhoti shivering blaming the media. :rotfl: Look who is speaking! The man whose super brave General admitted in his book that he had to support Uncle Sam because he got 'scared' by the phone of Colin Powell! By the way, how does it feel to be from the country which made a world r...
by Asit P
09 Dec 2012 04:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 678650

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

HOw about Indian Junks ? You know Arjunks, LCA junks, INSAS junks. etc :rotfl: I wonder why are you ashamed of identifying yourself as a Paksitani (perhaps because it is a disgrace to be identified with that terrorist land)! Anyway, the last time I checked internet your ex prime minister Nawaz Shar...

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