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by saurav.jha
31 Jan 2012 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 165321

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

One of the sources said France's Rafale jet was the likely winner, adding that the defense ministry was now considering buying another 80 or so jets and could invite bidders excluded from the current process to take part . http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/31/us-india-defence-idUSTRE80U0A82012...
by saurav.jha
20 Jan 2012 06:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 133771

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

BEL-Rafael venture ‘seeks’ third partner to make missile seekers

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/com ... 811779.ece
by saurav.jha
19 Jan 2012 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 22311

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Washington is pushing New Delhi to cancel the tender between the Rafale and the Eurofighter in favor of his F-35, a source close to EADS.


@AlainRuello

Tweets flying around...
by saurav.jha
25 Oct 2011 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Apache AH-64D Wins 22 Heavy Attack Chopper Deal
Replies: 216
Views: 5796

Re: Apache AH-64D Wins 22 Heavy Attack Chopper Deal

The future contract, worth at least $600 million, envisions an optional delivery of additional 22 helicopters.


We always keep our options open... :mrgreen:
by saurav.jha
23 Oct 2011 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army Cheetah Chopper enters Pakistan airspace
Replies: 144
Views: 4151

Re: Indian Army Cheetah Chopper enters Pakistan airspace

The Army chopper that strayed into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and was forced to land by Pakistani military, has been released and has returned to India.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/indi ... 464464.cms
by saurav.jha
06 Oct 2011 16:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 573678

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

A new Mig 1.42 Pic ...?

http://russianplanes.net/images/to56000/055905.jpg
courtesy: Russianplanes.net
by saurav.jha
17 Sep 2011 22:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 431641

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Archer would be a political suicide for any govt... The best we can hope is Caesar...
by saurav.jha
26 Aug 2011 13:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Do we not possess the entire design blueprints for Type-209 SSKs..? Wonder if that could be useful in designing the indigenous Subs..
by saurav.jha
13 Jul 2011 21:31
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Serial Blasts in Mumbai
Replies: 1252
Views: 70432

Re: Serial Blasts in Mumbai

When people calling "Osama Jee" are ruling the country, what else can we expect..?
by saurav.jha
13 Jul 2011 19:26
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Serial Blasts in Mumbai
Replies: 1252
Views: 70432

Re: Serial Blasts in Mumbai

10 casualties being reported.. :cry:
by saurav.jha
27 Jun 2011 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Anticipating & countering future military threats/challenges
Replies: 262
Views: 34240

Re: Anticipating & countering future military threats/challe

Paki Forums reporting- PN is getting 6 Qing Class Submarines equipped with Stirling AIP and CJ-10K missiles..A very potent platform in hands of enemy...
by saurav.jha
25 Jun 2011 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Indian Navy offered Maritime version of Global Hawk


http://idrw.org/?p=2679
by saurav.jha
20 Jun 2011 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 461528

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

A little twist.. Lockheed May Pitch F-35 to Rejoin $11 Billion India Jet Contest Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) may offer its latest F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to India in a bid to rejoin the Asian country’s $11 billion combat-jet contest after the older F-16 model was eliminated earlier in the evaluati...
by saurav.jha
02 May 2011 14:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: News - Osama Bin Laden - killed In Pakistan
Replies: 2848
Views: 154515

Re: Breaking News - Osama Bin Laden - killed In Pakistan

This is theMansion OBL was living in or hiding in

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by saurav.jha
24 Feb 2011 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 904
Views: 198215

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

Even India can be a contender for RUSTAM..or, Even Pakistan for their Buraq or, even Falco...
by saurav.jha
09 Feb 2011 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 624060

Re: LCA News and Discussions

No mention of AESA on MK-II is a kind of let down.
by saurav.jha
30 Dec 2010 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^ They might be developing this for the indigenous 12 subs which is planned..
by saurav.jha
29 Dec 2010 11:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 685917

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

The no. of missiles said to be procured indicates that Hellfire may be the stopgap measure for Helina..
by saurav.jha
24 Dec 2010 13:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Indian Navy, Coast Guard to receive 127 ships in 2010-11: Defence Minister In recent years, the Indian MoD has been able to ensure improved results in the delivery of warships and submarines. During 2009-2010, these numbers stood at 120 vessels for the Indian Navy, Coast Guard and coastal states. I...
by saurav.jha
23 Dec 2010 08:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Boeing to pitch ‘diet’ P-8 to Indian Navy US defense major Boeing will be pitching a ‘diet’ version of the P-8 Poseidon aircraft in response to the Request for Information (RFI) issued by the Indian Navy for Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance (MRMR) Aircraft, due by the end of the year, next week...
by saurav.jha
14 Dec 2010 19:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3953
Views: 841928

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Looks like every one is giving PAR-soon befitting reply..Lets see if it puts some sense into him..
by saurav.jha
06 Dec 2010 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

My neighbour's cook's cousin's co-brother's second wife's lover's third mistress,who has a distant relative in Goa,said that his feni supplier told him that he overheard while delivering hooch to the kitchen staff at Dabolim,that a waiter at the mess overheard a pilot's wife saying,"Aaiyo,all ...
by saurav.jha
30 Nov 2010 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 423048

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Shiv Aroor reports of a partnership with SAAB in AMCA..?
The question is Why SAAB..? :eek:

http://livefist.blogspot.com/2010/11/ma ... -amca.html
by saurav.jha
23 Oct 2010 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Gagan Sir , All good questions but I promised not to spill the bean , wait for another day and you will find about it in latest issue of India Today which should hit the stand by tomorrow, plus interesting stuff on C-17 :evil: There is nothing much related to AKULA or, C-17 in India Today sirjee. G...
by saurav.jha
01 Oct 2010 20:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 943921

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Which model is this F414-GE-INS6..? Is it 414-400..?Or, a new variant being made just for us (which i doubt )..?
by saurav.jha
30 Sep 2010 23:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 943921

Re: LCA News and Discussions

the F414 "EDE" ( enhanced durability, less fuel consumption and 15% more thrust) version is probably what mk2 will get. it was funded by GOTUS and work underway in 2009 ... so likely peak thrust will be 24,000lb hopefully to justify the wait till 2014. Sorry to interrupt but in place of E...
by saurav.jha
21 Sep 2010 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 895626

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

@singha

Acquiring any one of them will cost a bomb. And the way MoD works we may see the negotiations going on for years .
by saurav.jha
12 Aug 2010 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 457827

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

How advanced is JHMS in US f-16,F-18s that Pukistan has ordered in comparison to the Elbit Su 967 we use in our Su-30...A detailed analysis will be very much appreciated...
by saurav.jha
08 Aug 2010 00:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 833806

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

again a classic example of yellow journalism from the very same people who had announced about RAFALE getting kicked out of the race...TNN is one of the most unreliable news network in india...Plus they are quoting some insider from EADS..
by saurav.jha
03 Aug 2010 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 557732

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Since it seems T-72 are upgraded now with night vision , is there any possibility that the current batches of ARJUN will also be upgraded with night vision in commander's sight..?
by saurav.jha
03 Aug 2010 16:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 833806

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

^^^and as expected she is doing elusive maneuvers since the COMING UP sign...
Even SHIV AROOR had put on same title and all he did was a sum up story...
by saurav.jha
11 Jul 2010 02:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1055055

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

TOI says Navy planning 6 more subs for Rs.50,000 cr http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Biggest-military-deal-Six-subs-for-Rs-50000-crore/articleshow/6152862.cms The Defence Acquisitions Council (DAC), chaired by defence minister A K Antony, has finally decided that three of the six submarines...
by saurav.jha
30 Jun 2010 22:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 943921

Re: LCA News and Discussions

A newbie question..is IRST system for LCA developed already..?or, is still under development.
by saurav.jha
27 Jun 2010 00:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 863665

Re: Indian Military Aviation

nope saarji, it's medium category. FGFA is heavy. by 2020 270 MKI >80 MRCA ~100 LCA 125 bison, all but 40 mig-27s on the way out with the jags, M2k and mig-29 following closely starting from 2025 roughly. PAKFA starts rolling-in in 2020 at the earliest and AMCA by 2025. by 2030 the earliest su-30MK...
by saurav.jha
15 Jun 2010 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 833806

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

not in a flash..they wont come as a whole 3.5 squads at a time..
by saurav.jha
01 Jun 2010 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2796
Views: 427653

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

just came across the article which says NORTHROP GRUMMAN sold HAWKEYE E-2D to INDIA in 2009. is it true..? http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/Eye_on_Defence_-_Jan_2010/$FILE/Secured_Eye%20on%20defence%20-%20Issue%20VI.pdf Another link http://www.defenseworld.net/go/defensenews.jsp?n=Northrop%2...
by saurav.jha
01 Jan 2010 00:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Merry Christmas and early Happy new Year !
Replies: 45
Views: 4708

Re: Merry Christmas and early Happy new Year !

Happy new year ......
by saurav.jha
29 Dec 2009 12:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1055055

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1091229/jsp/nation/story_11919544.jsp New Delhi, Dec. 28: The Indian Navy has invited five global makers of combat planes, including the US-led F-35C Joint Strike Fighter, to participate in a competition for deck-based aircraft that it wants to buy. Deck-based aircraft ...

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