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by Craig Alpert
02 Oct 2016 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2045
Views: 218474

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

So after India strikes across LoC, firm voices of support from all over including South Korea. Germany and Japan showed solidarity with India. Afghanistan defends India's surgical strikes. BD pulls out of SAARC. Bhutan as well. What is South Korea's interest in this to come in firm support of India...
by Craig Alpert
13 May 2016 08:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 178166

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Denmark to buy 27 F-35s for $ 3 billion Thu, May 12, 2016, 12:05 PM EDT The government expects to spend about 20 billion Danish crowns ($3.1 billion) on the purchase, Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen said on Thursday, or about 740 million crowns per plane About $115 million per F35 vs $250 mill...
by Craig Alpert
20 Nov 2013 03:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1462
Views: 57764

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

INS Vikramaditya may have been snooped by Nato allies NEW DELHI: Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya may have been snooped by a surveillance aircraft belonging to one of the Nato countries when it was undergoing sea trials in Russia. The aircraft carrier may have been snooped by an American-origin P-...
by Craig Alpert
17 Sep 2013 23:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 131290

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya finishes trials in Russia, delivery to India in mid-November .............. Defence ministry sources on Tuesday said INS Vikramaditya has "now successfully" finished its series of "sustained full-power and aviation trials" in the White and Baren...
by Craig Alpert
11 Sep 2013 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2872
Views: 281148

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

U.S. tests layered missile defense A U.S. missile defense test over the Pacific Ocean stressed layered defenses in an attempt to shoot down two ballistic missile targets launched “nearly simultaneously.” The Sept. 10 test was conducted near the U.S. Army’s Kwajalein Atoll test site in the western P...
by Craig Alpert
30 Aug 2013 04:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 535495

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

India's first defence satellite GSAT-7 launched successfully .... A senior space scientist in the know said: "So far, Navy had limitation from line of sight and ionospheric effects etc. It was thought essential to have an integrated platform for their exclusive use. Earlier, satellite communic...
by Craig Alpert
16 Jan 2013 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2872
Views: 281148

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

Airborne sensor system foils simulated IED attack ..... But when equipped with the JLENS system and Raytheon’s Multi-Spectral Targeting System (MTS) family of sensors, it becomes an eye in the sky capable of scanning vast swaths of the landscape, and remaining in position for an entire month if nee...
by Craig Alpert
02 Oct 2012 02:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: IDF ARMOR
Replies: 59
Views: 1766

Re: IDF ARMOR

EYE BEE FOUR TEA YELL ONLEE !!!!!
by Craig Alpert
10 Sep 2012 21:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 396451

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

how to do you propose they take on the import lobby?
by Craig Alpert
10 May 2012 23:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 640810

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Both LCH and the Tiger have their limitations. What was it about the Tiger you wanted to see on the LCH? You did not specify. Correct, I did not specify that in my original post. Incase you missed it in the previous post, The features that I was referring to were passive weapons sys such as Counter...
by Craig Alpert
10 May 2012 19:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 640810

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Well you wished for a whole lot of Tiger things on the LCH. Okay let's not start with selective reading first. I had said "some" not a "whole lot" big difference! The features that I was reffering to were passive weapons sys such as CM's & Radars & rotor blade noise supp...
by Craig Alpert
10 May 2012 08:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 640810

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Well I can see a hideous orange thing sitting right in front of the front cockpit blinding the chap there Unless I missed your sarcasm, You do realize that "hideous orange thing" is a Test equipment correct :roll: It doesn't come as part of a standardize package! a radar that can only see...
by Craig Alpert
10 May 2012 05:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 640810

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

http://media.defenseindustrydaily.com/images/AIR_Tiger-HAD_w_Spikes_Mistrals_Runway_lg.jpg Tiger HAD testing... Maybe future variants of LCH Could incorporate some of the features present uptop! Wishful thinking, but depending on how much weight is shredded in the current LCH, it is very doable!
by Craig Alpert
08 May 2012 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 588832

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Time for a new thread!
by Craig Alpert
03 May 2012 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: WE THANK THE MTCR FOR AGNI V
Replies: 14
Views: 626

Re: WE THANK THE MTCR FOR AGNI V

EYE BEE FOUR TEA YELL WONLY!
by Craig Alpert
03 May 2012 05:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 535495

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

more than that, ISRO needs to look into the possibility of jamming satellites uplinks/downlinks.... This should be the main focus if India wants to deny it's enemies that advantage and force them to fight blind!
by Craig Alpert
03 May 2012 05:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 861534

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Pakistan builds over 100 bunkers in 4 months adjoining Rajasthan JAISALMER: In the past few months, Pakistan has constructed a large number of bunkers in their area adjoining Rajasthan's Jasialmer and Barmer districts and considerably improved their communication system in these places, defence and...
by Craig Alpert
03 May 2012 01:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 103448

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Army gears up for life without its 'buddies' NEW DELHI: It's a system that is often decried as colonial, but evokes considerable nostalgia among children of Army officers who grew up thinking of the 'Bhaiyyas' as members of their extended family. Now, in a surprise move, the Indian Army has come up...
by Craig Alpert
02 May 2012 08:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 103448

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Soldiers yet to get bulletproof vests, ballistic helmets NEW DELHI: Leave alone big-ticket items like missiles, helicopters or specialized tank ammunition, the government is yet to even provide soldiers with basic protective gear like modular bulletproof vests or ballistic helmets. After going arou...
by Craig Alpert
26 Apr 2012 08:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 535495

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Indian rocket successfully launches Risat-1 satellite SRIHARIKOTA : On an early Thursday morning, an Indian rocket successfully launched into orbit a microwave Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) from the spaceport here in Andhra Pradesh, around 80 km from Chennai. The indigenous Risat-1, with a life...
by Craig Alpert
25 Apr 2012 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 588832

Re: LCA News and Discussions

shiv wrote:
SagarAg wrote:Wishing all the very best for NP-1 successful test flight. :D


Overcast outside. Clouds thunder and rain predicted for Bangalore for next 4 days :(

perfect weather for NP-1 for a test flight under exact sea conditions, no? :twisted:
by Craig Alpert
25 Apr 2012 20:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 535495

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Hindu aritcle mentions RISAT-1 imagery resolution to be anywhere from 50 m to 3m. However in a special "spotlight" mode it can have a resolution of 1 m. This to me tells me that the SAR might have been imported from Israel
by Craig Alpert
19 Apr 2012 08:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 95008

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

launch happened at 0807 and hit the target MORE than 5000km away at 0827. Successfully hit the target as expected. Scientists were over the moon.
by Craig Alpert
19 Apr 2012 08:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 95008

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

LAUNCH SUCCESSFUL!!!! FOOTAGE RELEASED
by Craig Alpert
19 Apr 2012 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 95008

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Still no word from DRDO or the Scientists... Footage will be released shortly along with telephonic interviews, however media has made it clear that access is strictly on a need to know basis & they are not pressing the issue further because they understand the issue of "national security&q...
by Craig Alpert
19 Apr 2012 08:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 95008

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

CEP is estimated to be anywhere from 40 m to 100 m.. (100m is a decent start, whereas 40 m is an extremely amazing feat!)
by Craig Alpert
19 Apr 2012 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 95008

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

at 0825 we'll know if the missile hit the target or not (assuming it holds true to the 20 min's flight time!) This is NOT a MIRV missile test, it is only with a SINGLE Warhead. Another test will take place in the near future for the MIRV's, obviously visible from the warhead pics posted in the earli...
by Craig Alpert
19 Apr 2012 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 95008

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Agni V launched @ 0805.. Still awaiting details whether it is a success or not!
by Craig Alpert
18 Apr 2012 06:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2764
Views: 389166

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Govt acts on General VK Singh's complaint, fast-tracks acquisition of weapons The new steps significantly include seeking the Planning Commission's sanction for 14 strategic railway lines, mostly along the western and eastern fronts, for "quick troop mobilization and logistics sustenance'' in ...
by Craig Alpert
27 Mar 2012 02:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 396451

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

how about met data? firing tables need to be adjusted accordingly, with a different round/fuze setting/different caliber, one can't assume making a gun or upscaling a gun from one caliber to another is a walk in a park! Apart from the above, and what's listed here one needs to take into account the ...
by Craig Alpert
21 Mar 2012 20:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 694912

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

DRDO requests for more funds Link The chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) complained to Defence Minister A K Antony today that the ministry had not allocated enough funds for research and development, given the number of weapon development projects on the anvil. Speaki...
by Craig Alpert
15 Mar 2012 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 694912

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

NO! This simply means that Israel installed a commerical grade version which in BRF lingo would mean a Dumbed Down version. Either the Yehudi's didn't have clearance from their big brother to install this on air ballons or the mil grade was deemed too expensive (highly doubt that!) by India. Take yo...
by Craig Alpert
14 Mar 2012 04:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military FAQ Thread
Replies: 109
Views: 22640

Re: FAQ Thread

Not sure where to post this, but are ppl having problems acessing BR homepage? I can access the forums but not www.bharat-rakshak.com ? Admins care to share what's up?
by Craig Alpert
07 Mar 2012 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 94316

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

India makes payments to French firm to upgrade Mirage fleet NEW DELHI: India has started making payments to French defence major Dassault Aviation for upgrading its fleet of Mirage 2000 aircraft under a deal worth $2.4 billion. The Indian government has started making payments for the deal to upgra...

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