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by Mitsy
15 Apr 2015 11:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 264575

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Let a private group partner with SAAB or Dassult and take up LCA-2 production, let that foreign vendor provide initial tooling and assembling line. Even better if 3 players (ADA, private player and their foreign partner) sit and redesign LCA-2 to the satisfaction of IAF.. "And the foreign part...
by Mitsy
12 Mar 2015 22:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 264575

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

I never do comment much, being a layman technically, but the good professors comments and the ensuing discussion is intriguing. I would rather read the holistic signals, which manifest clearly only over a period of time.. 1. The AF commentary on Tejas.. Be it the Chief's comments at the latest editi...
by Mitsy
22 Oct 2014 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nations and Empires that Grew on Genocide and Slavery
Replies: 204
Views: 16965

Re: Nations and Empires that Grew on Genocide and Slavery

A very pertinent thread. Thanks for starting this.. The fact that the importance of freedom and price we had to pay for slavery, is slowly diminishing from the national consciousness is indeed a cause of concern.. I was in Budapest recently and it was a discovery for me how well they have preserved ...
by Mitsy
08 Sep 2010 12:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3170
Views: 484902

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Thanks for the clarification SSridhar garu...
Kudos to the Indian side though, for ensuring that the number of disputes (genuine or otherwise) till now have been so limited.
by Mitsy
06 Sep 2010 17:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3170
Views: 484902

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Pakistan violates Indus Water Treaty Punjab irrigation minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon said, “ Pakistan built a bund to stop water from entering its territory, but this is against international law and against provisions of the Indus Water Treaty, signed by India and Pakistan in 1960 on the use and r...
by Mitsy
07 Jun 2010 20:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1075682

Re: LCA News and Discussions

“With mid-air refuelling, the range can be stretched up to 1,000 km for enhanced security cover over the region,” sources said." http://www.asianage.com/india/first-iaf-fighter-base-tn-573 This provides some clarity on Mid-air refuelling capability of Tejas.. The existence of the same was bein...
by Mitsy
15 May 2010 10:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 681060

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

1) Why do you think tank need a pickup to top speed of 2.5 s. Because, in future IA army expects to fight urban war. In order to beat the urban traffic and minimize stopover at traffic signals they need very good pickup time. who knows the FMBT may beat Ferrai in F1 race too I know you meant this i...
by Mitsy
14 May 2010 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3170
Views: 484902

Re: Indus Water Treaty

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/Overflowing-lake-threatens-key-Pak-area/articleshow/5928528.cms The interesting part is.. The lake has submerged a big chunk of the Karakoram Highway and threatens to wash away a number of bridges on the highway. "The trapped water in the lake ...
by Mitsy
07 Apr 2010 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5378
Views: 1210699

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Rao said GTRE is now looking to reduce the weight of the Kaveri engine to 50 kg from 60 kg. "It has to be fine-tuned. We will go in for lot of optimisation in future". First post here.. have been following Kaveri development keenly given the importance the same has for India's future defe...

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