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by ashthor
10 Dec 2018 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5077
Views: 965287

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Agni 5 successfully test-fired from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. New Flash
by ashthor
06 Nov 2018 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2978
Views: 621134

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

R Madhavan interview. Quoting only Tejas related https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/we-arent-in-offsets-please-dont-bring-hal-into-rafale-deal-row-r-madhavan/articleshow/66519082.cms About Tejas What are HAL’s plans on augmenting the LCA line and integrating it with a new AESA radar? ...
by ashthor
04 Nov 2018 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2978
Views: 621134

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Indranil wrote:This report is wrong in the targeted number per year. They plan to get to 16 per annum from Bangalore alone.


Could be....letting it rest here till further clarity emerges.
Strange that pib.nic.in could be wrong.
by ashthor
04 Nov 2018 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2978
Views: 621134

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

There was supposed to be a new Production line in Nekkundi...which according to the reports looks like being shifted to Nasik. You ought to revisit some of the old discussions couple of yrs back. That was the second line which was to be made with money from HAL, IAF and IN. HAL is creating that lin...
by ashthor
03 Nov 2018 22:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2978
Views: 621134

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

There was supposed to be a new Production line in Nekkundi...which according to the reports
looks like being shifted to Nasik.
by ashthor
03 Nov 2018 17:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2978
Views: 621134

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

From the article posted by Vips HAL is already spending Rs 1,300 crore to augment LCA production and make 16 aircraft annually, and the third line will be part of this So only two lines operating? Line one (5 aircrafts) + Line two (3 aircrafts)= 8 (Bangalore) Present Line three (8 aircrafts) =8 (at ...
by ashthor
24 Sep 2018 18:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 803
Views: 141122

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Is there a full list, of all that he gave away (Indian territory/resources), available anywhere ?

Apart from the offer of gwadar port, read somewhere that even nepal had offered to join in.
by ashthor
13 Sep 2018 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1753
Views: 241033

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Great news on the Arjun front. Hope a follow on order after they are delivered to the army,
Just like the air force looking towards the markII
by ashthor
13 Sep 2018 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 162371

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

Shouldn't it have a new name other than Tejas Mk2.
by ashthor
13 Sep 2018 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3383
Views: 333495

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

Cross posting

Great news on the Arjun front. Hope a follow on order after they are delivered to the army,
Just like the air force looking towards the markII
by ashthor
12 Sep 2018 21:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3298
Views: 605535

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

The deputy director of Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Space Application Centre (SAC) has said that mobile phones in India could carry NavIC, a homegrown variant of the Global Positioning System (GPS), by early next year. The comments came during a panel discussion at the Bengaluru Spac...
by ashthor
06 Sep 2018 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 540
Views: 43915

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Could be only for US made equipment's.
by ashthor
05 Sep 2018 12:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 196
Views: 26796

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

From a message in moneycontrol

Bharat Electronics: The management highlighted that they have received a notification from the Ministry of Defense (MoD) which talks about reducing margins (at PBT level) from 12.5% to 7.5% for projects given to ALL DPSUs on a nomination basis.
by ashthor
29 Aug 2018 21:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 895
Views: 186274

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

The Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) has said that it is ready with its “Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar (AESAR)” technology and has four licenses to offer to the Indian industry. The lab has asked interested companies to submit their profiles to apply for the projec...
by ashthor
30 Jun 2018 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 889
Views: 135443

Re: Indian Army History Thread

https://swarajyamag.com/magazine/kings- ... tional-men

About a few exceptional men who wore the scars of battle and the rank on their uniforms with the same pride as the titles they inherited.
by ashthor
01 Jun 2018 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3692
Views: 493904

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Read somewhere...they are parked because the infra for them is not ready.
by ashthor
20 May 2018 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5077
Views: 965287

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Any new on Nirbhay...soon monsoon will arrive and the testing will be halted.
by ashthor
31 Mar 2018 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3551
Views: 422962

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://twitter.com/TonboImaging/status/977747972753711104 Our smart thermal weapon sight - EK, minutes before getting stamped, sealed and delivered to the Indian Armed Forces. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DZGok4nX4AUl6oJ.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DZGok4MX0AAVi8v.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media...
by ashthor
05 Mar 2018 21:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4022
Views: 633811

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Biju Patnaik and his Tibetan Phantoms : An interesting unknown story about Biju Babu http://www.bhubaneswarbuzz.com/stories-by-people/biju-patnaik-tibetan-phantoms-interesting-unknown-story-biju-babu-anil-dhir Up till the late 1990s, they were regularly seen at the market of Choudwar. The locals too...
by ashthor
05 Mar 2018 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 747
Views: 162371

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

The DM said
They will be part of Air Force’s single-engine fighter jet requirement


I wonder what other parts are there.
by ashthor
04 Mar 2018 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2640
Views: 484519

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

The friendly countries could be UAE or Vietnam.

I think there was some reports about UAE.
by ashthor
27 Feb 2018 14:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2978
Views: 621134

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Pilot is in the cockpit.

This capability is highly desired in combat situation which basically puts aside the need for the pilot to park the aircraft, power down and exit the cockpit for refueling to begin.
by ashthor
17 Feb 2018 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2406
Views: 263671

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

So much is written about the Hindu kings of west and south India. Time to know about a king from East India - Kapilendra Deva Routaray From Devkot in the North to Tiruchhipalli in the South, the Oriya Empire extended- the single largest Hindu Empire the Continent had seen since the rule of the Prati...
by ashthor
13 Feb 2018 21:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2406
Views: 263671

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Interesting read...never knew about this. The Indian Village in Tibet At his monthly press conference, Senior Colonel Wu Qian, the spokesperson for China's ministry of national defence, answered a question about China maintaining a high military presence close to the Doklam area. 'Dong Lang area is ...
by ashthor
03 Feb 2018 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2406
Views: 263671

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Looking Through Broken Glass: Rajput Victories In Indian History https://swarajyamag.com/culture/looking-through-broken-glass-rajput-victories-in-indian-history 1. Nagabhata 1 Pushes the Arabs Across the Indus (c 740 AD) 2. Prithviraj Chauhan Crushes Mu’izz-ud-Din Ghori – First Battle of Tarain (119...
by ashthor
18 Jan 2018 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5077
Views: 965287

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

http://idrw.org/nagpur-firm-to-make-boo ... ore-160038

from the article

“Currently, India imports about 35 boosters annually and the demand for the booster is going to be high as IAF will induct more missiles on its fighter jets in the near future.


Annual production is about 35?
by ashthor
08 Jan 2018 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1753
Views: 241033

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

shaun wrote:Image


awesome beast
by ashthor
04 Jan 2018 12:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 860
Views: 177368

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

BSF kills intruder along International Border; destroys 2 Pakistani posts https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/bsf-kills-intruder-along-international-border-destroys-2-pakistani-posts/articleshow/62361987.cms Two Pakistani mortar positions were "located, targeted and destroyed by B...
by ashthor
03 Jan 2018 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1995
Views: 364520

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

Image from the above post

Image

Nothing on LCH and what's next for ALH
by ashthor
09 Dec 2017 18:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 512157

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Anantha Krishnan M https://twitter.com/writetake/status/939464172265336832 4 #Tejas variants undertook night attack missions for the FIRST TIME. Challenges of night attack were adequacy and acceptability of displays in cockpit for ops. Ops done through instruments. Algorithms fine-tuned. No new weap...
by ashthor
19 Nov 2017 18:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3551
Views: 422962

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://acuriousarmywife.wordpress.com/2017/05/31/army-train-journey-part-1-expected-time-of-departure-is-moh-maya/ Army Train Journey Part 1: ‘Expected Time Of Departure’ is moh maya! Heard of the special Army train? No, no, not the NDA special. I am talking about the one in which female presence i...
by ashthor
23 Oct 2017 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5077
Views: 965287

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Pinaka production was supposed to be ramped up in a huge way. I remember reading this report in 2013 (http://www.indiastrategic.in/topstories3042_DRDO_strives_self_sufficient_armament_designer.htm) where it was stated that the production numbers for pinaka rockets would be raised from 1000 to 2000 ...
by ashthor
22 Oct 2017 15:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1449
Views: 187927

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/crudes-last-hurrah-why-60-a-barrel-is-just-a-dream-2417075.html We believe that USD 60 a barrel in WTI is just a dream because of two reasons. U.S. shale will increase supply Electric vehicles will reduce demand As the world’s largest auto market, Ch...
by ashthor
22 Oct 2017 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608318

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

The second image says 6450 rockets delivered. There was a discussion many pages back where it was said the
production is too slow?
by ashthor
10 Oct 2017 16:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 512157

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

For the pound of flesh lets buy more of C130s and P8Is instead of SE.
by ashthor
09 Oct 2017 12:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 542970

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

They should come up with a clause for every fighter inducted export 3.
by ashthor
05 Oct 2017 16:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 512157

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Antonov An-124 Ruslan and India's LightCombatAircraft Tejas

https://t.co/o4g2Yrys71
by ashthor
05 Oct 2017 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608318

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

A few images from Maj Gen Gagandeep Bakshi facebook page on his visit to Bharat Forge at Pune
where the 155mm guns are made.

https://www.facebook.com/majgengagandee ... 0927156372

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