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by VijayKumarSinha
20 Mar 2011 00:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 76461

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/03/19/libya.civil.war/index.html?hpt=T1&iref=BN1 French planes have declared an exclusion zone outside Benghazi and are reported to have fired at a military vehicle. A headline on globeandmail.com says that they are also attacking tanks.
by VijayKumarSinha
07 Aug 2010 01:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 463580

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I found this article a little worrisome: http://defensetech.org/2010/08/06/marines-forced-to-lean-on-contractors-for-fire-support/ Marines are the system operators, but when they run into difficulty their primary course of action is calling a contractor. Troublesome in training, this lack of indepen...
by VijayKumarSinha
13 Feb 2010 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 660621

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Now that PAK-FA has completed second test flight, me thinks its about time to rename this thread to 'PAK-FA Thread - Test flights' Russian fifth generation fighter makes 2nd flight http://www.timesnow.tv/Russian-fifth-generation-fighter-makes-2nd-flight/articleshow/4338365.cms Is there footage or p...
by VijayKumarSinha
11 Feb 2010 15:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2845
Views: 262954

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

~Pes-i-kidmat~

A skadron off da JF-17 Bhandars rephueling bephore gaing back to0 terorije da Kuffar:

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by VijayKumarSinha
08 Feb 2010 04:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3400
Views: 489383

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Report: Russian navy official says France has sanctioned warship sale to Moscow A Russian naval official says France will allow the sale of an advanced warship to Russia, the Interfax news agency reported Saturday. Possessing a Mistral would significantly increase the military's capability to mount...
by VijayKumarSinha
08 Feb 2010 03:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 660621

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

The worst thing seems to be misinformation ................................ http://www.codeonemagazine.com/archives/2002/articles/oct_02/fa22testing/images/fa22test_02.jpg Is it just me or is there two external fuel pods(???) on that F-22?...........i didnt know that F-22 even has slots for underwi...
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Feb 2010 11:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: C-17s for the IAF?
Replies: 3924
Views: 404910

Re: C-17s for the IAF?

recent news item about C-17 on msnbc http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/35189121#35189121 looks like india might get its C-17 pretty fast! The most interesting thing in that video was the cost of 10 C-17's at 2.5 billion dollars. I am hoping that when we buy them and pay that price that would ...
by VijayKumarSinha
01 Feb 2010 22:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Discussion: Funding of AMCA vs. PAKFA?
Replies: 29
Views: 5350

Re: Discussion: Funding of AMCA vs. PAKFA?

Well, AMCA vs. FGFA would certainly make an interesting discussion.

but, so would IBR4TL. :twisted:
by VijayKumarSinha
30 Jan 2010 00:27
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 177606

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

madhubala it will be then ! :D hey !! this is a democracy! start a thread to name this one if you want to give it such names.. I phoolly konkur. Since, there is a generation gap between this aircraft and any other that we have. Bhy kall it Madhubala bhen be kan kall it Aishwarya!?!!! :wink: In the ...
by VijayKumarSinha
27 Jan 2010 11:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 868472

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

I do not understand why most of seniors are against US teens, while GOI is procuring force multipliers like P8I, WLRs and artillery guns. Well, it may be because you have not been reading what most knowledgeable people have been writing here. For example, Kartik's last post addresses your EPE fasci...
by VijayKumarSinha
27 Jan 2010 10:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 868472

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Pes-i-kidmat: The UAE’s F-16 Block 60 Desert Falcon Fleet The first Desert Falcons arrived in the UAE in May 2005, and production continues. Versions of this aircraft have also been entered in a number of international competitions, including Brazil’s F-X2 (eliminated) and India’s MMRCA competition....
by VijayKumarSinha
26 Jan 2010 11:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Read Ravi make mincemeat of a couple of nut jobs on G&M in the comments section: :lol:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/wor ... le1439827/

Ravi, I have a feeling the DYNC is 'Karunaratnej' from before.
by VijayKumarSinha
26 Jan 2010 11:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Republic Day
Replies: 69
Views: 5689

Re: Happy Republic Day

Hello sirs, Happy republic day to you all! I saw the last 15 minutes of the parade. The online feed of ibnlive was really bad. The aircrafts that did the fly-past were: Transport aircrafts in the beginning. Followed by 5 jags. Followed by 3 MKI's. Did any other a/c's also fly? I was wondering if any...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 08:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489296

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_QKkSf03VuFY/S1sYlmhPFiI/AAAAAAAABss/SKSNydn4HK8/s1600-h/VKSL7586.JPG I have 2 questions regarding this photo: 1) What is that black plastic sheet like stuff on base of turret ? Never seen it on any other photo. 2) Is head of gunner distant enough to be safe from being crus...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 07:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 868472

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Would this be a reason that South bock and PMOs computer systems are hacked recently by Lizard hackers? It is my understanding that after hacking the South block computers the only thing of importance that they might find is some asian p**n. The encryption and decryption system of south block and I...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 07:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 773060

Re: LCA news and discussion

^ I guess you meant aerobatic display and not fly past for Mirage-2000 and Mig-21 have been a part of fly past on almost every occasion since their induction . And as for aerobatics well I remember before MKI arrived on to the scene a group of 3 M2Ks used to do a small demo , iirc the one in center...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 06:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 868472

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

PS: If the good Ambassador leaked a decrypted message, there is little hope for the rest of his career. This is more likely a clear message to all parties that the stakes are higher and they better up their ante. Simple realpolitik. All communication between the South block and the embassies around...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 05:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 773060

Re: LCA news and discussion

huh my prediction was right ! the wooden mockup shown at AI-07 and 09. Anyway, makes sense that the TDs and PVs and LSPs be at Bangalore for flight testing rather than for a parade. When its in service, it'll make sense to have a fly-past and a display as well. From Broadsword : Sorry, I just assum...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 01:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 868472

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Posted before? Eurofighter leading race for India deal- ambassador ... " We have shortlisted four to five countries , then the trial process and evaluation will follow. Eurofighter is one of them, in which Italy is involved, and it's leading the race," ambassador Arif Shahid Khan told Reu...
by VijayKumarSinha
24 Jan 2010 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Canadian Tamil Tiger supporter sentenced to 26 years in prison Satha Sarachandran was an unlikely international arms dealer. Quiet and studious, he was a software engineer who volunteered at a Toronto youth group. He had no criminal record. But in 2006, FBI agents caught the 30-year-old Canadian sh...
by VijayKumarSinha
23 Jan 2010 07:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Added other North and South American countries to the title. X-Post... New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Escorting relief teams, giving medical treatment and providing logistics support to the UN - India’s Lt. Col. Pronob K. Roy and over 150 fellow Indians of the UN mission in Haiti have been working tirele...
by VijayKumarSinha
23 Jan 2010 04:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China border watch
Replies: 83
Views: 29067

Re: China border watch

Our army way behind China’s: Indian general China has built all-weather metalled roads leading right up to its border posts facing Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh and Demchok and Fukche in Ladakh. It can, thus, move troops and material very easily to the border. Indian troops, on the other hand, often ...
by VijayKumarSinha
21 Jan 2010 22:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 630757

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Eurofighter boasts USAF F-15 kills by Spanish Typhoons In an interview on the exercise, Major Juan Balesta, the 41-year old Commander of the 111 Squadron stressed that a two-ship formation of Eurofighters involved in a dogfight simulation "against" the F-15s enjoyed full control of the en...
by VijayKumarSinha
16 Jan 2010 21:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 630757

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Boeing Silent Eagle Completes RCS Testing .....The trials, which employed various candidate stealthy coatings, took place last August and September, according to Mark Bass, vice president of F-15s for Boeing. Company officials have selected the optimum coating and say that the RCS testing yielded d...
by VijayKumarSinha
15 Jan 2010 06:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada: News and Discussion

Canadian Charged in Mumbai attacks Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana has been charged in connection to the 2008 wave of urban bombings that rocked Mumbai and killed more than 160 people. .....Through his lawyer, Mr. Rana has denied all charges and claims to have been dupped by Mr. Headly. The two me...
by VijayKumarSinha
14 Jan 2010 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489296

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Hello,

Is there any word on the Indian armed forces participation in the earthquake relief effort for Haiti?

Thank You
by VijayKumarSinha
06 Jan 2010 20:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada: News and Discussion

From India to PEI, with laptop in hand ---- Since April, he and 39 other former U.S. employees of Satyam, all Indian nationals, have called PEI home. They now work for CGI Group Inc., a Canadian computer services company, in a jarring relocation that has meant a new company, a new country and a new...
by VijayKumarSinha
06 Jan 2010 20:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 573430

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Brazil’s F-X2 Fighter Competition ....Jan 5/09: The Brazilian air force’s Comissao Coordenadora do Programa Aeronaves de Combate (FAB COPAC) announces that it has submitted its technical evaluation to the Brazilian government, based on aircraft performance, purchase and lifetime costs, and industri...
by VijayKumarSinha
05 Jan 2010 08:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 427191

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

I would like to believe that the RCS figure was put in the article on my request. :D Ajai Sir, I have a question that I have been dying to know for a very long time. Can you answer it, out of F-22, F-35, F-117 and FGFA, which aircraft has the smallest radar cross-section?(I know that 117 is not in U...
by VijayKumarSinha
05 Jan 2010 02:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 717827

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

I don't know if this has already been posted: Air-launched BRAHMOS to be test-fired in Dec-2010 I would also like to thank the BRAHMOS corporation for revealing my email address to hundreds of other people, through the newsletter by not putting it in the BCC option. Thank You, Brahmos! Thank You! I ...
by VijayKumarSinha
03 Jan 2010 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada: News and Discussion

Here is one blog entry by a Canadian reporter named Stephanie Nolen based in New Delhi: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/blogs/subcontinental/invoking-indira/article1346954/ She had previously spent several years in Africa reporting on the AIDS epidemic. But, apparently that is not an issue anymore so...
by VijayKumarSinha
03 Jan 2010 20:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 852
Views: 93131

Re: India-Canada: News and Discussion

It is Great, to see this thread up and running. First off, I couldn’t agree more with everything that Ravi and Sanjay have said. A big question. Why do we need to talk with a dog when we can deal wit it's master ? Within a couple of years of good relations with Israel we now have, ever improving rel...
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Jan 2010 05:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520204

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^^^

If thats for me than thanks Gagan, bhat my madarsa education did inbholve phinding the bhandars of Golgol translate.
Getting the actual text from the picture was the hard part, thanks to rajkhalsa for providing that.
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Jan 2010 03:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520204

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Here is the text of the article. An online translator can give a good idea what it says Thanks alot! How did you separate the text from the pic? :oops: oh! never mind, I went back to the place and saw your post there. lol, you are the rajkhalsa of the same website! You have a treature trove of pict...
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Jan 2010 02:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520204

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Confucius say.... You must love Indian soldiers, bad boy! :lol: Caption from where this was photo chored by me: Published on Ordnance 2009 (fanbioy 's magazine) http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4008/4234112899_f2cce63b06.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2726/4234888162_3be820cbe1.jpg http://farm3.st...
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Jan 2010 01:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 773060

Re: LCA news and discussion

because most other reports on the Tejas Mk2 do not indicate that a wing re-design will be carried out, because its a lot of work. So you are saying that an article on a well known website that quotes the chairman of HAL ad verbatim in stating that Tejas Mk-2 will have larger wings is not sufficient...
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Jan 2010 00:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 773060

Re: LCA news and discussion

it just says larger wing- basically to keep the Tejas wing loading the same, but even that is not confirmed . the article you quoted doesn't say that the IAF wanted more weapons to be carried. Umm, I am at a loss here, how does it not confirm that mk-2 will have a larger wing? The Gripen NG has a h...
by VijayKumarSinha
02 Jan 2010 00:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520204

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

The chinese text begins by saying: We love India! and ends with: We love India! Or, does somebody have a better translation for it? http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4055/4233729339_bbd6abc30a_o.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2527/4234378584_ac254593dd_o.jpg Clearly, the chinese who took this pictu...
by VijayKumarSinha
01 Jan 2010 20:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 601256

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Vipul wrote:If there are issues with a GSLV stage and its launch is postponed its understandable, but why is PSLV launch also postponed?


Could it be that they are diverting man power and other resources from the PSLV to GSLV?

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