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by Bihanga
28 Aug 2016 01:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3390
Views: 554443

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

For these 40 Brahmos flankers can't we go Su-35 route? More fuel, lighter, stealthier and single pilot. The pilot just launches the Brahmos and rest carry jamming pod, air to air missiles for self protection and done. While two pilot MKIs do more complicated tasks. For the same, upgrades on the car...
by Bihanga
27 Aug 2016 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3390
Views: 554443

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

^^Slightly OT, but I have been wondering for a long time that how did Pakistan manage to integrate Raa(n)d missile so quickly? Do they really have capability to make seekers or money to import these to create such "pinpoint" accuracy? Or is it the way we as students used to perform experi...
by Bihanga
26 Aug 2016 23:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 356889

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

We can't simply discard advanced French submarines in favour of bulky Arihant class Nuclear submarines, bcoz till date we never showcased even with German ToT any reasonable level of proficiency in design and development of Conventional class submarines, specifically we lack in achieving comparable ...
by Bihanga
26 Aug 2016 13:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 356889

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

While importing French submarine, Indian Navy must have factored in exactly this kind of technical leaks in mind and hence MoD, Defence Minister and Indian Navy are in unison in proclaiming this scandal of least concern. It is fully hardy to imagine to import foreign weapon system and do not run the...
by Bihanga
27 Jun 2016 14:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakislamic LeT kill 8 CRPF in Ramzan greeting to India 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 3346

Re: Pakislamic LeT kill 8 CRPF in Ramzan greeting to India 2

There should be and there will be overt retaliation this time. China and paki are in this together to show us our place in the world. Jealousy and real politik both involved.Massive retaliation may result in spooking all the investors and affecting India,s economic growth which is likely to hit dou...
by Bihanga
17 May 2016 16:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 266617

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world/pakistan-may-move-towards-second-strike-capacity-for-its-nukes/story-EGtwPJP7b7KO5uQiwtWibJ.html India’s moves towards “second strike capability” in its nuclear programme would compel Pakistan to follow suit, an official of Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division has sa...
by Bihanga
21 Apr 2016 09:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 266617

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Perhaps this batteries would not be meant for Indian Navy, most likely target shall be our Civilian Cargo liners and Oil rigs. Plus this batteries are impossible to hunt because they shall be deployed in huge numbers and are mobile possibily manned by Chinese Naval personnals. Shipping lanes, Oil re...
by Bihanga
20 Apr 2016 14:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 266617

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Finally Pak has manage to reduce vulnerability of their surface warships by inducting shore based Anti Ship missiles. However positive identification of civilian cargo ships is key because surface radars tracking given Sea area will be easy targets for Aerial strikes to neautralise this shore based ...
by Bihanga
20 Mar 2016 18:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Frankly speaking we Indians are quite aloof to latest armed aggression happening on our Northen frontier called as Sino-Pak economic Corridor apparently as an answers to India's damaging reply to Pak Ceasefire aggression previous year. Hence we are seeing presence of PLA troops on Pak's forward post...
by Bihanga
02 Feb 2016 20:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Frankly speaking, HAL projection of 16 LCA's per year has direct relation to Gripen delivery since its induction in 1998 to present 2016, whereby so far 247 Gripen's has been delivered that say 16 aircraft per year. So in any case we shall see IAF's full squadron strength getting aligned with projec...
by Bihanga
01 Feb 2016 12:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 550625

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

indranilroy wrote:This picture must be posted. First run of the Ground Test Vehicle in December 2014

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Its made my day, it is sheer beauty. Good to see LUH is taking shape and completed ground run.

We must strongly project this for export market.
by Bihanga
31 Jan 2016 22:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

there is no impending (risk-based/potential threat scenario that our existing jets can't handle) requirements for Rafale either. So, relax. we have gone thru this Rafale/MMRCA for nearing 12 years now. Another 2 years, LCA Mk2 will bang all targets WVR and BVR. there are no raptors, pakfas nor jsfs...
by Bihanga
31 Jan 2016 21:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

What a stupid post!! We do not "envisaged" to mass produce LCA because of our limited capacity? Really? Did you even read what was posted? Instead of wasting more money than a new aircraft on Mirages and Mig 29 upgrades, we could have invested that into LCA production lines and perhaps ra...
by Bihanga
31 Jan 2016 15:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Gyan and uddu, point here is not about which fighter jet is capable individually or on a combination basis. Issue here is timeline and delivery of units, which is in favour of Rafale. Since Tejas is unlikely to be operationally ready until completion of Development Cycle and MKI has been at delivery...
by Bihanga
31 Jan 2016 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Having gone through above comments from several members about outright rejection of Potent Rafale of two squadran worth in favour of still in project stage Tejas fighter jets is foolhardy indeed. Am not implying Tejas is less capable, however there is certainly major difference between the two in te...
by Bihanga
29 Jan 2016 17:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 322679

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

every significant aerospace power out there, as per its needs has a volume production of a basic type to fill the bulk of roles. for US it was f-16. for china it is J-10. the basic type must be 3:1 in numbers vs others to control costs. 36 rafale in 2 special bases is a soln to SL or BD going rogue...
by Bihanga
03 Jan 2016 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 163126

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist str

India's retaliation to major Terror attack cannot be a direct aggression to Pakistan, because we do not posses overwhelming military might against any security branch of Pakistan other than their Navy. Best we must do is exceeds every limits in improving internal survelliance and spaying. Identify g...
by Bihanga
03 Jan 2016 18:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Gyan ji..get ur head examined. I can clearly see u r a budding armchair warrior. No one knows no of terrorists, in how many teams, points of ingress, position of various places like cook house, tech area, entry gates etc. position of DSC, Garuds etc , where is the high wall etc of and the timelines...
by Bihanga
03 Jan 2016 18:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Bihanga ji ..with due respect i dont wanna argue abt DSC, no of weapons in armoury, hand to hand combat with u or gyan ji. next time i promise the cook will also fight with pots and pans as well as the washerman and sweeper. have u ever seen a DSC in ur whole life? please spare the cook who was doi...
by Bihanga
03 Jan 2016 17:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

gyan ji...u r typical arm chair warrior. if there are 100 DSC gaurds in a station there will be around 60 to 70 weapons onlee... are u expecting the DSC cook to fight with pots and pans ! ulti kutiyapa ..or the cook with run to the armoury when firing starts?? You must better get measure of what ex...
by Bihanga
03 Jan 2016 17:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Gyan ji.. duty of DSC cook and staff is is to cook... do u have any sense? It seems you have certainly lost measure of own sense If unarmed DSC personel manage to pin fully armed attacker and shown him the sky single handedly, that should be regarded Rambo like. One thing for sure, People of his na...
by Bihanga
03 Jan 2016 16:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Ironically, just now I have seen on NDTV, NSG Commando's in Black Uniform and Helmet were sitting in Yellow colour School transport bus used for small Kids on their way towards Airbase gate. Additional security forces of some other Units were on their way towards airbase in Private Bus. Seriously we...
by Bihanga
02 Jan 2016 16:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Fact of the matter is our war fighting capability in terms of imposing our aggression on enemy for repeated terror attack is quite limited, specifically our war fighting reserve to fight prolong war or even limited conflict on the scale of Kargil is highly troublesome. Heck even recent CAG report ha...
by Bihanga
02 Jan 2016 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Airbase attack certainly signify extensive survelliane of Pathankot airbase were done, also four gunman has definatly give away element of surprise by ambushing a car and thereby alerting our security forces. In normal course, one simply can't predict which target about to get their reception, also...
by Bihanga
02 Jan 2016 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 57029

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Airbase attack certainly signify extensive survelliane of Pathankot airbase were done, also four gunman has definatly give away element of surprise by ambushing a car and thereby alerting our security forces. In normal course, one simply can't predict which target about to get their reception, also ...
by Bihanga
18 Dec 2015 09:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 813952

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

In 2014, DRDO published intention to produce 5000 Pinaka rockets per year, however can somebody explain detailed break up of Pinaka regiment comprises of?
by Bihanga
18 Dec 2015 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 813952

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Government-clears-purchase-of-Rs-39000cr-Russian-missile-systems/articleshow/50226062.cms This is Rs 39000 crore ie $6.5Bn. For rough ballpark figures. http://thediplomat.com/2015/04/sold-russian-s-400-missile-defense-systems-to-china/ It seems Russia has de...
by Bihanga
29 Nov 2014 14:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184871

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Just now I visited to indian navy free static display of its warships on western naval base mumbai. Simply it was an awesome feeling to get a chance on board INS Talwar stealth ship and INS Delhi destroyer. Many sisterstealth ships of talwar class can be seen on various piers, three kilo class and t...
by Bihanga
19 Oct 2014 14:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194706

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Hearty congratulations to DRDO to make this test successful. Huge burd seems to have eased with the test launch of this missile, IAF particulerly may have huge sigh of relief in terms of its concern for its long range bombing capability of Pak Airfield somewhere around NWFP, as IAF may no longer ne...
by Bihanga
19 Oct 2014 11:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194706

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Hearty congratulations to DRDO to make this test successful. Huge burden seems to have eased with the test launch of this missile, IAF particulerly may have huge sigh of relief in terms of its concern for its long range bombing capability of Pak Airfield somewhere around NWFP, as IAF may no longer n...
by Bihanga
08 Dec 2013 19:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3033
Views: 298290

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

What is the induction status of Kolkata class destroyer?
by Bihanga
23 Sep 2012 12:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 223223

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

pandyan wrote:What a beautiful ship!
The vessel is indigenously built by Alcock Ashdown Gujarat Ltd.
Image


Cannot believe my eyes, is it Made in India vessel!
by Bihanga
26 Aug 2012 20:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3277
Views: 629348

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

How many of this Awacs we are planning to procure in near future? At the same time, do we have any name being chosen for this birds.
by Bihanga
06 Jul 2012 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1047
Views: 171535

Re: The IAF History Thread

How will we rate current generation of Fighter Pilots of IAF with their veteran counterpart? Since IAF has come a long away in terms of technology, then only piloting skills has its own caliber. In 1965 and 1971 wars, IAF pilots were doing the flight dangerously at very low level as compared to toda...
by Bihanga
01 Feb 2012 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 225596

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Well, this is not a time for exuberance as far as IAF is concerned. It has a monumental task as far as recovering lost ground is concerned in terms of total sanctioned strenght. Current Procurement system only highlight the fact that our Political leader are too Pak centric and seems to have complet...
by Bihanga
10 Dec 2011 19:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3277
Views: 629348

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Masha-allah, subhan allah. This baby looks deadlier then even our Phalcons. We must procue atleast 100s of this awacs.
by Bihanga
07 May 2011 18:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 952248

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Pak may have thought especially the soldiers from forward areas of NWFP from where this choppers had intruded that it must be some routine flight between Afgan and Pak. Else even though flying low always run the risk of Anti-Aircraft fire no matter how stealth machine are.
by Bihanga
30 Apr 2011 18:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 174282

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

I wonder if US pressure to pull out of ACU and stopping oil transactions through German banks played a part in rejecting the teens. India seems to be slowly trying to shed the dollar due to its slow and steady devaluation against the euro. Now we are leaning on the Turks to facilitate oil transacti...
by Bihanga
30 Apr 2011 18:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 174282

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

Very welcome news, now atleast we can now onwards should accelerate the process of inducting EF to replace major part of our ageing fleet.

I must say, shortlisting of EF was nothing but a wedding gift to royal familiy of UK.
by Bihanga
22 Apr 2011 18:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2154
Views: 354763

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Mission Army must specifically showcase Dhurv in its armed version which will unleash its potential form and enable Indian People to familirize themselves with armed attack helicopter.

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