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by ashthor
30 Jun 2018 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 883
Views: 131082

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: 3503
Views: 430054

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733690

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: 3442
Views: 373397

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: 3986
Views: 609578

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: 638
Views: 126990

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: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 470092

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: 1836
Views: 358595

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: 2398
Views: 255635

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: 2398
Views: 255635

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: 2398
Views: 255635

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733690

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: 1677
Views: 216641

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: 833
Views: 166583

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: 1861
Views: 315966

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: 493886

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: 3442
Views: 373397

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 and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733690

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: 1421
Views: 176272

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518646

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: 493886

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: 521972

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: 493886

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 Discussion Thread
Replies: 4431
Views: 518646

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
by ashthor
04 Oct 2017 20:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1421
Views: 176272

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

A question to all the gurus. With the arrival of electric cars and even people are talking of planes.
Almost all the car manufactures are talking about moving over to the batteries.

Where do we see the this industry say 10-15 years from now?
by ashthor
10 Sep 2017 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 493886

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

http://idrw.org/hal-orderbook-of-rs-41000-crore-very-low-for-aeronautical-industry/#more-147290 Quote from the above link. 45 Squadron has five aircraft and by the end of this year it will have 11. HAL is investing Rs 1,200 crore to enhance capacity of LCA production from eight per year to 16.” “In ...
by ashthor
31 Aug 2017 17:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 21759

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Government Sacks High Ranking Ordnance Factories Service Officers For ‘Unsatisfactory Performance’ https://swarajyamag.com/insta/government-sacks-high-ranking-ordinance-factory-board-officers-for-unsatisfactory-performance The Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence has sacked 13 high ...
by ashthor
30 Aug 2017 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 201
Views: 32153

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Cross posting Modi Government Approves First Phase Of Reforms In Army http://www.republicworld.com/s/6016/def ... ndian-army In consultation with the Army, the Arun Jaitley-led ministry has decided to act on the recommendations of the Shekatkar Committee which was mandated to suggest measures for 'e...
by ashthor
30 Aug 2017 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3442
Views: 373397

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Modi Government Approves First Phase Of Reforms In Army http://www.republicworld.com/s/6016/defence-ministry-announces-major-reform-in-indian-army In consultation with the Army, the Arun Jaitley-led ministry has decided to act on the recommendations of the Shekatkar Committee which was mandated to s...
by ashthor
28 Aug 2017 17:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733690

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

West Bengal: Missile wreckage found by fishermen from the sea near East Midnapur's Digha, investigation underway.
There are some pics in the feed.

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/902079199879479297
by ashthor
26 Aug 2017 19:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4062
Views: 733690

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

It could be a sonic boom by an aircraft.
by ashthor
23 Aug 2017 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 167410

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Imagine the kind of chaos that will happen when the Indian troops enter parts of occupied Tibet.
by ashthor
22 Aug 2017 22:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 733351

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/navy-issues-request-for-information-for-procurement-of-234-helicopters/articleshow/60179615.cms RFI for 234 choppers by the Navy. The Indian Navy today issued global request for information (RFI) for procurement of 111 utility and 123 multi-role helicopters ...
by ashthor
22 Aug 2017 12:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 68502

Re: Solar energy in India

I am planning to get it done...Contacted tata and sukam guys who said their sales guys will get in touch. 3-4 months no news of them. Now i am talking to a local guy who says it will cost 70-80k per kw...this includes the govt subsides. Looking to install 4kw which he says will run 2 a/c along with...
by ashthor
21 Aug 2017 13:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908293

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The paki front is quite...while the han is creating disturbances...guess after the han quietens down
the paki front will wake up...some ping pong going on.
by ashthor
18 Aug 2017 16:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1007
Views: 68502

Re: Solar energy in India

I am planning to get it done...Contacted tata and sukam guys who said their sales guys will get in touch. 3-4 months no news of them. Now i am talking to a local guy who says it will cost 70-80k per kw...this includes the govt subsides. Looking to install 4kw which he says will run 2 a/c along with ...
by ashthor
22 Jul 2017 14:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3442
Views: 373397

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

The current CAG was the defence sec for the period of July 2011 to May 2013.

As per wiki

Mr. Sharma served as Defence Secretary, Government of India, from July 2011 to May 2013.
Prior to this, he was a Joint Secretary and the Director General (Acquisitions) in the Ministry of Defence (MOD)

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