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by Boudhayan
07 Aug 2012 16:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 806666

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Pratyush wrote: .... a long and boring carrier



"Boring" carrier ? I would still want it to test it's mizziles on TSP before retiring even if it does not fire them in anger during her carrier :mrgreen:
by Boudhayan
01 Aug 2012 08:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 253656

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Gentlemen, lets take a deep breath and take it a notch down... would appreciate if we can come back to meaningful discussion on this thread rather than discussing "my horse is stronger than yours" !
by Boudhayan
09 May 2012 20:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 257218

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Question to Gurus, does this :

http://bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=18380

mean that the issue was with the integration of the Missile with the tracking devices with no problems with the missile/launch mechanism itself ? If that is the case, then there is noting to worry.
by Boudhayan
30 Apr 2012 16:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 37340

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

Bodhiyaan ji, I am not sure if you read my whole post. I wasnt saying, at all, that all Bengalis are China lovers. I was saying that I always tell people in my native place (a small place in Rajasthan and quite a few people still think Bengalis are affectionate of China) that its only a very small ...
by Boudhayan
30 Apr 2012 15:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 37340

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

What is quite frankly amazing about the likes of Bidwai and Vanaik( and probably K.Bajpai), is that they display considerable empathy with China in its security concerns . Thus, you will see statements along the lines of "China developed WMD with the US and later Russia in mind" or "...
by Boudhayan
30 Apr 2012 10:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 547460

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

What on earth was this journalist from IBN thinking?? MISSILE 2 LAST PTI | 03:04 PM,Apr 29,2012 Other projects being undertaken on priority basis by the Other projects being undertaken on priority basis by the DRDO are Long Range Air-to-Air Missile and Short Range Surface-to-Air Missile. The flight...
by Boudhayan
26 Apr 2012 16:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 744227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

JTull wrote:So long as it passes over Karachi on the way! :mrgreen:


And drops a single TN pataka there just for sharing the celebration of their recent successful launch of the green colored ding dong mizzile

OT discussion though :mrgreen:
by Boudhayan
26 Apr 2012 15:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 744227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^ Common Man, it will be having it's first flight tomorrow and you expect it to fly to London ??? Though it will be a dream come true for me atleast if it can do that :D
by Boudhayan
06 Apr 2012 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Chakra joins IN - Where is the Mithai?
Replies: 317
Views: 42013

Re: INS Chakra joins IN - Where is the Mithai?

LOL. I think you confused BRF's Dr. Shiv with Shiv Aroor :lol:


OMG !!! and all these years I thought they both are the same person ... realized my mistake today :cry:
by Boudhayan
15 Nov 2011 20:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 958490

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^^ That is the exact doubt/question that I had on seeing the video for the first time .... any ideas Gurus ??
by Boudhayan
01 Jun 2010 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 965763

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

So they are not too much worried about giving away the BARS radar modes ? I think the Rafale s during RedFlag was busy trying to electronically 'sniff' the MKI s and the F15 s that were deployed. The Radar modes together with the frequency for the BARS radar is one of the best kept secrets in India...
by Boudhayan
18 May 2010 14:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1185727

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

seems to be a empty drydock with a sliding set of roof covers probably to shield workers from rain and snow. NE of Gorshkov there is 2 big subs in the water (delta & oscar?), one big sub under heavy repair/construction and further ahead a Kilo and Akula tied up side by side in the water we need...
by Boudhayan
12 May 2010 08:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 989172

Re: Indian Military Aviation

This might be a bit OT. Admins please let me know in which thread I should post this but since we are discussing about Sea Harriers, thought of asking it here itself. If we are planning to retire the Sea Harriers once the Mig 29Ks are operational on the Gorki (around 2013 I believe if everything goe...
by Boudhayan
11 May 2010 08:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 989172

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Hmm. I could have looked at the wrong source, of course :D The Indian Navy is in the process of upgrading up to fifteen Sea Harriers in collaboration with Israel by installing the Elta EL/M-2032 radar and the Rafael 'Derby' medium range air to air missile.[61][62] This will enable the Sea Harrier t...
by Boudhayan
11 May 2010 08:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 965763

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Any plane that is bought as part of MMRCA must enable India to fight a war under all circumstances and be independent of foreign policy of that particular country. F18 SH has following features: Day/night strikes with precision-guided weapons Anti-air warfare Fighter escort Close air support Suppre...
by Boudhayan
10 May 2010 08:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 989172

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Philip, in the International Naval Discussion, says: I have suggested for decades that for all classes of warships larger than 10-12,000t,they should be flatotops,from where STOVL aircraft can operate.The Japanese and S.Koreans have done exactly that with their "pocket carriers" ,which wi...
by Boudhayan
07 May 2010 14:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 846528

Re: LCA news and discussion

Atri wrote:naval LCA, may be???



What has naval LCA got to do with this crack ?? :shock:
by Boudhayan
05 May 2010 08:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 539130

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

any idea how much time would the MoD/GOI/IA take to come out with the "official" result and place fresh orders for Arjun ? Just can't wait for that great day !!!
by Boudhayan
30 Apr 2010 08:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1185727

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I know this might be a stupid question, please do not start jumping on me. :( Why does the Shivalik not carry the Brahmos missiles ? They are supposed to be one of the best and deadliest cruise missile available and produced in India ( would add to the indigenous element to our Shivalik also). Atlea...
by Boudhayan
27 Apr 2010 11:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 539130

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Sorry to distract everyone from the technical discussion but do we have any chaiwalla/paanwalla or official news about new orders for Arjun as well as the official result from MoD for the trials against T90 ? We do know that the T90 was "out-gunned and out-ran" by the Arjun but no official...
by Boudhayan
23 Apr 2010 14:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 846528

Re: LCA news and discussion

http://tarmak007.blogspot.com/ BREAKING NEWS: TEJAS LSP-3 COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL FIRST FLIGHT WITH ELTA MMR ONBOARD. IT FLEW FOR 40 MINUTES AT 0.8 MACH SPEED. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: any confirmation on whether it is the AESA one or the normal MMR ??
by Boudhayan
23 Apr 2010 12:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 846528

Re: LCA news and discussion

i pray the home made MMR is actually an AESA, that would be excellent. Nice cant wait to see how this phase of testing goes. So we can expect BVR a2a missile firing soon right? AESA or not, the BVR missile firing testing should be soon after the first few flights of LSP3. Though I would surely do a...
by Boudhayan
09 Apr 2010 08:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 539130

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

OMG!! Hopefully there is a T-90 mkII in the works or what will the IA import? Export the Arjun to Russia and let them color it in IA markings and let IA import it back again . That way they would get a superb "imported" machine. I believe some other BR Champion had given the same idea few...
by Boudhayan
05 Apr 2010 19:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 547460

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

ULHs being carried on horse back ? :roll: :eek: :shock: Can this be done ? I thought they would be too heavy to be carried on Horses. Being carried by Helicopters is possible but horses ???

Can any of the Gurus shed any light on ULHs being carried by Horses ??? Might be I have missed this :cry:
by Boudhayan
05 Apr 2010 19:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 539130

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Seeing d_berwal Sir's initial post about 4 new regiments, I was about to cry out in happiness but seeing its the Bhishma that is coming in, I started crying in sadness :cry: any news of Arjun's new order coming in from paanwalls ??? or for that matter the "official" result about Arjun's tr...
by Boudhayan
29 Mar 2010 09:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1609122

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

pgbhat wrote:

Gallery is now private.


and now I am not being able to see it :cry:

any idea how these can be viewed ? any other location for these photos ?
by Boudhayan
25 Mar 2010 08:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 539130

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

To all the Gurus.... when they refer to logistical problem with Arjuns due to which they are not being inducted in the strike corps, do they refer to only the bridges not being able to carry the 60ton tank or are there other issues as well ? To my novice mind, the armored bridges are made with the h...
by Boudhayan
23 Mar 2010 10:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 778216

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

From the article Consider this - a column of Pakistani tanks rumble towards the Indian border, ready to blast their way into the country. The Indian border defences watch in horror as the Pakistani tanks approach. Then B-52 aircraft flies in and drops a CBU-105 bomb. A single bomb releases several ...
by Boudhayan
09 Mar 2010 09:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937871

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

I read on the keypub that this new order could be for Su-30 Mk. IV . As we heard last time upgrades planned for existing ones. wtf is Su 30 Mk IV? Might be the stealthy MKIs that UAC and HAL had planned. Check the below links: http://www.defenceaviation.com/2009/07/su-30mki-to-go-stealthy.html http...
by Boudhayan
04 Mar 2010 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2678
Views: 413781

Re: Military Flight Safety

I'm hazarding a guess here: Is it possible that the Senior Pilot (Cmdr) got the Junior Pilot (Lt.Cmdr) to eject and try and save his life while he himself tried bravely to control the aircraft? :( Highly possible Rohit. Atleast that is what the unwritten norm that is followed in IAF. Really salute ...
by Boudhayan
24 Feb 2010 08:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1185727

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Cross posting from the INS Arihant thread: From the above article, any idea whether the rest of the two boomers being constructed by DRDO are of SSBNs type or are they of the SSN/SSGNs types ? My guess would be that they are of the SSN/SSGNs types which would be present in the carrier strike groups ...
by Boudhayan
24 Feb 2010 08:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 806666

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

First nuke-sub undergoes trial For obvious reasons Saraswat did not mention anything about the two other nuclear submarines, which DRDO is constructing at the moment. The hull of the second boomer is under construction at an L&T facility in Gujarat. The Visakhapatnam shipyard was recently broug...
by Boudhayan
22 Feb 2010 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1185727

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

ankit-s wrote:...


...... which gave off its signature, like Aa bail mujhe maar....




Nice comparison :rotfl: :wink: :!:
by Boudhayan
18 Feb 2010 14:33
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 698120

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

biswas wrote:
Boudhayan wrote:<snip>


I don't know if you're being sarcastic. This thread is supposed to be fairly serious from what I can discern.



No way am I being sarcastic... I meant what I had written. Sudhanshu is doing a great job and he deserves all his due credit for this.
by Boudhayan
18 Feb 2010 09:51
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 698120

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

@ Sudhanshu.... You rock !!! You have won a fan for yourself man. Keep it up. All the dreams that I used to have are being executed in your scenarios. On another note, since the IAF is starting their campaign in Kashmir, how about our Dr Rudra Pratap Sing making the last call to the Pakistan PM befo...
by Boudhayan
10 Feb 2010 12:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Agni 3 tested successfully
Replies: 129
Views: 29673

Re: Agni 3 tested successfully

Initially the plan was to name the present A5 as A4 with A5 being a real ICBM. However political babus did not have the plans to go for a real ICBM and hence the plan was cut short and A4 was named as A5 with plans for the real ICBM being put in the back-burner for now. Inside info? Details, please...
by Boudhayan
10 Feb 2010 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Agni 3 tested successfully
Replies: 129
Views: 29673

Re: Agni 3 tested successfully

ok, which one of you updated wikipedia page on A3? :D good news but this jingo will be happy only when they induct the agni-V. Is there no agni4 ? Yipieee, post number 500! Initially the plan was to name the present A5 as A4 with A5 being a real ICBM. However political babus did not have the plans ...

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