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by Amit J
12 Jul 2015 18:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 339409

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Few Questions on IN When is the Rajput Class of Destroyers scheduled for decommissioning. The lead vessel is 35 yrs old and the newest is 27 yrs ols (give or take some months). What is the timeline of the decommissioning of the Rajput class and the corresponding timeline for commissioning of the Vis...
by Amit J
21 May 2013 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3008
Views: 274794

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

The guns should used for training purposes to simulate live fire situations without the risk of some one actually getting shot. Perhaps they shoot paint pellets ? not sure. The mounted guns are Machine Guns arent they ?
by Amit J
21 Nov 2012 11:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune
Replies: 269
Views: 11406

Re: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune

Closure for a lot of people.

Kudos to the officials involved for a swift, smooth operation

Jai Hind
by Amit J
31 Oct 2012 16:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 838582

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Singha wrote:dont forget the 42 we just ordered. maybe IAPO can deliver one @ 2/month by then.



Aren't 40 of the 42 A/Cs ordered for the Strategic Forces Command ? to be used to deliver nuclear bombs.
by Amit J
31 Oct 2012 16:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 838582

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Indian Air Force to raise four more squadrons of Su-30 MKI fighter "By the end of this year, in December, and early next year, we will be inducting a new Su-30 squadron, based in Punjab. That will be the tenth squadron of Su-30 and the process will continue for at least six months from January...
by Amit J
19 Oct 2012 16:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 654288

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

India to Cut Stealth Fighter Order by Third The original figure, of 200 aircraft, would have been possible if the aircraft was ready by 2017, with the first batch coming from Russian production lines. But India now wants to take on a greater share of development, pushing back the production date fo...
by Amit J
25 Sep 2012 14:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Should India pullout troops from Siachen
Replies: 89
Views: 7054

Re: Should India pullout troops from Siachen

Didnt get to Vote. Vote for Option 1. In current situation nothing else will work - being pragmatic basis past experiences.

Option 1 - End of Story
by Amit J
27 Mar 2012 13:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 377571

Naxal triggered Landmine Blasts Killing 16 CRPF men

Nagpur: At least 15 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were on Tuesday killed in a landmine blast triggered by suspected Naxals in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district. According to officials, the paramilitary personnel were travelling in a bus when the incident occurred. The Naxals ...
by Amit J
03 Nov 2011 18:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 206391

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

17:45 PM
Early reports say there is major fire at the naval dockyard at Lion's Gate, Mumbai. Details awaited

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2011/ ... pdates.htm

Hope no Serious damage, loss of life or injury occurs
by Amit J
16 Jun 2011 11:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 66504

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

It must be said that your scenario was unexpectedly good, and thanks so much for bringing it to conclusion, i enjoyed reading it very much. Great Job ! and obviously the next part is...

When is the next scenario starting.
by Amit J
04 Feb 2011 09:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 650880

Re: LCA News and Discussions

============================================================= Background articles on HAL Tejas (LCA) 2.Remembrance of Aeronautical Matters Past (Brief history of India's Aerospace Industry) http://vayuaerospace.in/Selected_articles/Vayu%20special/remembrance.htm 6.Good background on project, a bit ...
by Amit J
01 Feb 2011 17:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 650880

LCA News and Discussions

Last page of old incarnation, here ============================================================= Background articles on HAL Tejas (LCA) _____________________________________________ Excellent overview of Tejas, from the developer itself. http://www.tejas.gov.in/ _____________________________________...
by Amit J
31 Jan 2011 15:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 924435

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^ Request Confirmation of the Vessel sinking, has it really sunk or are efforts still on to prevent this. Hope there are no mortalities and also wishing that the vessel is not sunk either. :shock:
by Amit J
07 Jan 2011 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Anticipating & countering future military threats/challenges
Replies: 262
Views: 35801

Re: Anticipating & countering future military threats/challe

Since this is the Anticipating & countering future military threats/challenges Thread. I would appreciate the forum inputs on the J 20 all with respect to it being used against India especially in a deep strike role What are the typical threat scenarios from this platform? What additional capabi...
by Amit J
30 Dec 2010 08:37
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 615430

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Is the thread dead?  No, just that my internet connection has been playing fast and loose with me last couple of days. Everytime I try to post something, it dies just in time before showing it. Finally got sorted today. Stand by... Sorry for the delay... -Vivek Roger That ! Standing by for Inbound ...
by Amit J
18 Dec 2010 10:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 970883

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^ It is Prototype Vehicle and Limited Series Production, but you arent looking for an answer :) I have a doubt since my lack of knowledge of aerodynamics. The LSP -6 was supposed to be used / made to increase the Angle of Attack. Does this involve air frame changes ?, if not how can the Angle of At...
by Amit J
18 May 2010 13:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 377571

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

Army corners terrorists in J-K forest, kills 11 Srinagar: Indian Army's newly launched Operation Thunder Strike has killed 11 terrorists in a 10-day operation in Jammu and Kashmir. The anti-terror operation in Hafruda forests has also led to the recovery of a huge quantity of automatic rifles, gren...
by Amit J
24 Apr 2010 00:37
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Comments on Dance of the Flamingo-Story By Sanku
Replies: 178
Views: 15570

Re: Dance of the Flamingo_Story by Sanku

Nice Honeypot addition !
by Amit J
15 Apr 2010 16:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Meet - Bangalore
Replies: 118
Views: 12774

Re: BR Meet - Bangalore

I might join in - but will confirm post dates finalisation

Cheers
by Amit J
08 Apr 2010 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 377571

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Garuds personnel are regularly attached to the Army's SF units engaged in CI operations(as are MARCOS personnel). They are not in fact a force of 1500 rookies. Really? It is known that MARCOS engage in CI ops, but I do know of Garuds engaged in such ops. AFAIK, it is not even part of their job. Can...
by Amit J
08 Apr 2010 13:52
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Comments on Dance of the Flamingo-Story By Sanku
Replies: 178
Views: 15570

Re: Dance of the Flamingo_Story by Sanku

Brilliant writing style infact it is too good for forum thread. The suspense that is being created is nicely paced. Good work Sanku
by Amit J
07 Apr 2010 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 377571

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Actually 6 Para Cdos died in the Jaffna incident while disembarking from the helicopters - it is true that they did not suffer any other casualties after that and actually carried all their dead with them. Sikh LI platoon did not go into cover and got wiped out. In case of anti-naxal operations, SF...
by Amit J
07 Apr 2010 12:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 377571

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Actually 6 Para Cdos died in the Jaffna incident while disembarking from the helicopters - it is true that they did not suffer any other casualties after that and actually carried all their dead with them. Sikh LI platoon did not go into cover and got wiped out. In case of anti-naxal operations, SF...
by Amit J
07 Apr 2010 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 377571

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Reminds one of the Jaffna heliborne assault on an LTTE stronghold by the Indian Army. The troops were dropped in the middle of an ambush with disastrous results. If i am not wrong even in this action the better trained special forces soldiers who were dropped there didnt take any causalities. May b...
by Amit J
26 Mar 2010 16:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 870632

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Indian army to use chilli grenades to fight terror Matey, no offence but it would be great if you could read older posts on the topic before posting. This news has been posted and discussed almost a week ago.. This report hasnothing new to add. Oops ! - I had actualy checked a couple of pages and p...
by Amit J
26 Mar 2010 04:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 870632

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Indian army to use chilli grenades to fight terror Guwahati, Mar 24: Indian Army will now be armed with world's hottest chilli for defence. Defence officials said that after innumerable tests, military has come up with the decision to use 'Bhut jolokia', a variety of chilli, grown and eaten in north...
by Amit J
17 Mar 2010 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1514563

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Strange thing about those Garuds is that they have all that stuff on but they dont seem to be wearing a bullet proof jacket !? Also, aren't those NVGs gen 3 ? Looks kinda outdated considering whats available on the market. Also their scarves are nice. :wink: Actualy from all the pics on the Net I f...
by Amit J
17 Mar 2010 19:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1514563

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Remember that the picture could always have been L-R flipped to go better with the webpage it was published on. . That would require all the soldiers in the picture to be left handed - wouldnt it? they are holding guns right handed and would have to be left handed if the pic is flipped. what are th...
by Amit J
05 Mar 2010 16:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 838582

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Not that theres enough gunpowder to flare the - new high cost of the MKI - dicussion. I have a different question having been oft mystified by the order nos of the IAF - why 42 ?. I mean the sqdn size of the MKI is 16 in the IAF (being a 2seater it doesnt need addnl trainers). Is 42 to make the tota...
by Amit J
05 Mar 2010 16:05
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Spy Story – Generations
Replies: 153
Views: 20607

Re: Spy Story – Generations

Allright, folks. That is the end of section 1. And I almost ran out of buffer. I was thinking that I would be left alone in the hotel to write, but I guess I have a lot more friends than I realize. Now that I am trying to wrap up things for the return trip, I don't foresee much opportunity to write...
by Amit J
27 Feb 2010 23:11
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 615430

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Hmph wht happened to the rest of the story come on beloved authors its been a few days
by Amit J
13 Feb 2010 23:15
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 615430

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

These scenarios are truly funny :rotfl:
by Amit J
03 Feb 2010 11:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 471060

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

.....<snip> What is the apprx cost of the BTR-90 given tht the Stryker costs 1.5 mil USD apiece as per wiki IMHO, it is not prudent to compare the price of BTR-XX with Stryker.The american product as usual comes with hell lot of bells and whistles....if we have to..we need to compare the base/bare ...
by Amit J
01 Feb 2010 02:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 471060

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

sameer_shelavale wrote:
Bala Vignesh wrote:
But as per the wiki article, the russian BTR 90 seems to be a better vehicle than the stryker in most categories...


TRUE, BTR-90 is much well equipped and amphibious


What is the apprx cost of the BTR-90 given tht the Stryker costs 1.5 mil USD apiece as per wiki
by Amit J
22 Jan 2010 18:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Foreign Operations & Deployments
Replies: 264
Views: 36443

Re: Foreign Operations & Deployments

The Indian contigent of the UN forces in Haiti have also been securing Haiti's wealth by guarding the Banks in the capital. Apart from the rescue, relief and restoration activities they have tirelesly undertaking Paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force personnel have been guarding banks and o...
by Amit J
22 Jan 2010 13:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 768596

Re: LCA news and discussion

LCA out in full glory right now. All jingoes( in vicinity of HAL), heads heavenwards please Last week in bangalore was riding a bike on the Outer Ring Road and saw a brand new Tejas coming in to land at the HAL Airport, infact it flew right overhead, it was amazing as the fighter was flying real lo...
by Amit J
22 Jan 2010 12:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 870632

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

New Army Chief Named Lt Gen VK Singh named next Army chief Lt General V K Singh, the Eastern Army Commander and senior-most infantry officer, was on Friday named as the next Army chief and will take over his new post after incumbent Gen Deepak Kapoor retires on March 31. The Defence Ministry issued ...
by Amit J
20 Jan 2010 17:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 892343

Re: Indian Military Aviation

but the OEM would have to depute a strong n fair team and provide the structural and design drawings. I think they would have to build a aerodynamic scale model and test it in wind tunnel and computer simulations first though. Am sure the contract India signs with Airbus would include those service...
by Amit J
20 Jan 2010 16:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 892343

Re: Indian Military Aviation

The sensor fit on a smaller platform can be only so much. Infact it can be argued that had we pushed for an airbus based A-330 platform for AEW, we would have seen more sensors and possibly more stations and better crew comfort than on A-50. Ofcourse, bigger planes can carry more equipments. IAI of...
by Amit J
20 Jan 2010 16:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 892343

Re: Indian Military Aviation

No I dont think you can do such large scale mods by IAI. converting a old civilian plane to a cargo hauler which israelis do is a much simpler job. the maker would have to be involved. afaik Bereiv already had the A50 test data so they could certify that the radome and supports would work. IAI has ...

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