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by Gurinder P
25 Aug 2013 12:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 524591

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Unmanned aircraft are great, but ensuring signal integrity with the jets from a location will be a challenge. What makes me a doubter of Unmanned aircraft replacing manned aircraft is that, enemy counter signals can intercept transmissions to allied unmanned aircraft and knock it out of the fight, o...
by Gurinder P
25 Aug 2013 10:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 524591

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Until 2006 MMRCA used to be a 6 billion deal in media/press, by '08 it became 8 billion deal, by 2010 it was "10 billion deal MMRCA", By 13 now its claimed to be 20 billion dollars. Now FGFA has started with 30 billion dollar investment figure, I'm sure by 2025 it'll be a 60 billion dolla...
by Gurinder P
21 Aug 2013 07:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Wow, while you were trying to insult the GoI, you ended up insulting the army too. Congrats, you are a bigger nut than the 9/11 conspiracy theorists. He did not insult the army, only the politicians. The army only did what it was ordered to do (or not do). Hetsulted the army by insinuating that the...
by Gurinder P
21 Aug 2013 05:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

But body count, where is it? Exactly. Consider this scenario. The Sellout Crew (MMS, Kurshit, SS Menon) had standing orders never to allow even a token retaliation against any cross-border provocation by Pakistan. In fact, their political officers had conveyed up and down the IA ranks that NO retal...
by Gurinder P
12 Aug 2013 11:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1961
Views: 236865

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

yup.. what prevents us to house an ASW sonar on a bow? The usefulness of the sonar, if the ship is traveling at higher speeds. Bow Sonars degrade in scanning, with higher wakes and turbulence that is caused when ships travel at a higher speed. Corvettes, Frigates and Destroyers are the best ships f...
by Gurinder P
06 Jul 2013 01:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 283986

Re: Indian Naval Discussion



I am really sad to hear this, but the Navy does not have infinite funds, so I agree with the decision. Vikrant's physical hull may vanish, but the name will live on into the ages as a symbol.
by Gurinder P
12 Jun 2013 04:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3788
Views: 400345

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

someday brothers someday...we shall have fleets of such mighty beasts...poetry in motion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4iALN9plBg 4:45 it lands at a base with around 50+ heavies on the tarmac. :D I want this! Sorry bro, I'm going to have to disagree with you on this. I do agree that the plane is ...
by Gurinder P
22 May 2013 05:44
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 283986

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

suryag wrote:I think we should buy Russian Subs which sink without a noise(kursk etc)


Really dude? Your comment is very inconsiderate to the sailors that lost their lives. Grow up!
by Gurinder P
14 Apr 2013 19:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 283986

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

About the two batches of the Talwar class, I found the the 2nd Batch has Brahmos but two AK 630 CIWS, and the 1rst batch has the KLUB and the Kashtan CIWS. Can anybody comment on why the 2nd batch had the CIWS downgraded?
by Gurinder P
13 Apr 2013 04:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 296501

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

I believe, Rafale deal is gone. Anglo German lobby of eurofighter will eventually seal the deal. There will be eu-India FTA signed, UK will serve as entry point for Indian companies, Germans will sell more engineering items and France will eventually leave without deal. I suspect Cameron, merkel, S...
by Gurinder P
11 Apr 2013 05:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Now that the 'shooting' and 'protection' abilities of the Arjun vis a vis T-90 have been established, we are left with the 'scooting' abilities of T-90 in urban areas! Unless the T-90 can outrun / out-manoeuvre an ATGM / RPG, it will be deficient to Arjun in such scenarios as well. Remember the Bat...
by Gurinder P
08 Apr 2013 01:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Okay I think I had way too much time trolling this forum and now I feel guilty. Listen folks, we should buy foreign maal only if it is 10x better than what we have. Not 1.5x or 2x, 10x better. A fine sentiment, but impractical, you are entitled to your PoV, but frankly I cant even take it seriously...
by Gurinder P
08 Apr 2013 00:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

T90 is institutionalized in IA...that is the problem, the first dent it received when Arjun outperformed it in trials...This is only going to spiral down... It is instututionalized in IA, you are right, and yes, the performance for Arjun in the comparative trial went a long way in demonstrating tha...
by Gurinder P
08 Apr 2013 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Gentlemen, Calm down, please! Flinging flames at each other won't win any battles, it will just scorch the Earth you both walk on. We all can see the passion you both have for the IA, but I think you should both take a day or two away from the boards to simmer down the tensions. Otherwise, I feel th...
by Gurinder P
06 Apr 2013 08:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

wow! classic anujan! you have been squared by DDM and tincan folks! Arjun and torsion bar problems!!??? that was the tincan problem and not Arjuns. Well that's what I said. I didn't see any news about the problems being fixed in Arjun. Avadi is to blame. How can the Arjun have torsion bar problems ...
by Gurinder P
18 Mar 2013 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3788
Views: 400345

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Singha wrote:the C17 cockpit seems to have 4 times the number of switches, HUDs and strangely joystick controllers (!)
http://s610.beta.photobucket.com/user/c ... x.jpg.html



Oh boy, those seats are freaking me out. they look like some sort of airplane thongs.
by Gurinder P
12 Mar 2013 00:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussions
Replies: 154
Views: 17064

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

I have a question about the Tu 95 platform and its derivatives. What are the fat blobs on the wings that are behind Engines 1 and 3 respectively?
by Gurinder P
08 Mar 2013 02:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 462
Views: 98613

Re: Military Humor and related

North Korean Top Gun

by Gurinder P
05 Mar 2013 06:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 524878

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^ I think that is where a Kamov Ka 50 would have an advantage
by Gurinder P
01 Feb 2013 08:18
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 524591

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Hmm, the nozzles should be flattened to reduce IR and RCS signatures. But, round is fine if the nozzles are going to offer 3d thrust vectoring.
by Gurinder P
31 Jan 2013 02:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 388244

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Beating the Retreat - 2013 From DD.. I thought only Pakis 'Beat the Retreat' and the Indians 'Beat Retreat', or am I wrong? Beating the Retreat goes back to 17th century England, where nearby units would "retreat" back to the castle to take up defensive positions. Modern day ceremonies ar...
by Gurinder P
30 Jan 2013 05:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3473
Views: 723876

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Now that the Desi AWACS is back to life, I was wondering what platform would be used to support the Radars and other detection gears. I can see a benefit for putting the gear on an Ilyushin platform because of the infrastructure already built for that aircraft, but I believe the Airbus and Boeing ai...
by Gurinder P
23 Jan 2013 02:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 296501

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

For the record, I regard the the F-16 and F-18 highly. However, none of the other places where the Rafale 'lost', did it do so to F-16 or F-18. And all the places it lost, the only reason cited was price. Guess what Canada said about the F-35s? Does that make F-35 a bad airplane? It just means that...
by Gurinder P
23 Jan 2013 02:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

by GurinderP The sun is setting for the American Empire and it is rising at the East. It does not look like that at all!! The last I checked the whole world economy along with military and future endeavors/innovations were all coming out of U.S.A. China is still at least 50+ years in future if peop...
by Gurinder P
23 Jan 2013 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Thanks to enlighten us, please also let us know which of those excellent and intelligent points has been practiced by MMS and his government. What steps our DIPLOMAT PM has taken to subdue porkistan? What gadgets had been provided to our army by mms to keep us in advantageous position for conventio...
by Gurinder P
22 Jan 2013 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

PM will "operationalise his agenda of offering major concessions to Pakistan in order to seek to change the hearts and minds of the establishment there". There is something wrong with the mental balance of MMS. How can this guy be so blind to the obvious? How can we be safe if our leader ...
by Gurinder P
21 Jan 2013 07:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 729053

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

SaiK wrote:good.. you did not go after the pindi channa guided munitions.


That can be used for guided cluster munitions :D
by Gurinder P
21 Jan 2013 03:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 729053

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

No worse than "arrow", "sparrow" "viper/sidewinder", "lightning" "goshawk" If someone called a weapon "apple", "pudding" "sugar pie" or "kheer" or something then we have an issue JMHO so going by kareena's dia...
by Gurinder P
14 Jan 2013 09:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

I think the better answer to the Pakistani Bull is for the IN to do a full blockade. How do you do a naval blockade without a declaration of war? :-? The nation declares to Pak to stop its terrorist training/support and for the PAK Army to stop cross border raids starting immediately or on [insert ...
by Gurinder P
14 Jan 2013 06:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

^^^ The fitting answer will be for the IAF to drop LGBs on the TSP Army posts closest to the murder of our soldiers. If the Pakis want to ratchet up the escalation ladder, then fine. We have the military means to humiliate them at each ratchet level. What India currently lacks is political leadersh...
by Gurinder P
13 Jan 2013 05:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 225993

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

IndiaToday's illustration of Indian and Pak force deployment near the borders. Story http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story_image.jsp?img=/images/stories/2013january/indo-pak-new_enlarge_011213051920.jpg PICTURE What about the NAVY!!! The IN will shut off Karachi and Pakistan will run out of oil! What ...
by Gurinder P
13 Jan 2013 05:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 524878

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread



Good read! With Counter-battery radar the response can be even more devastating and destructive with less ammo used.
by Gurinder P
07 Jan 2013 03:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 388244

Re: Military Multimedia Content

x-post from newbie dhaga.. I was watching a AC landing incident where a F-18 Hornet pilot had to eject when the arresting cable snapped after landing and jet rolled and fell in front of the AC....I was wondering when the pilot ejected in front of a moving AC from a falling jet... is he not between ...
by Gurinder P
29 Nov 2012 12:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Therefore, I think it would be imperative for the GOI to invest in another Heavy Vehicles Factory (like Bihar or other poor regions) no we do not need another PSU factory in the boondocks where only the most desperate are willing to go work and produce crap we have to look at other models involving...
by Gurinder P
29 Nov 2012 09:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 236335

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Arun, The bantering between the two sides, is the reason this forum is here. Besides, I don't think India has any laws against opinions and speech, so just let the two sides banter and express themselves. There is no other objective in these forums, except for making an argument and expressing your ...
by Gurinder P
24 Nov 2012 14:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 233765

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Kudos for a successful interception. I hope DRDO can develop the AAD to handle missile saturation.
by Gurinder P
24 Nov 2012 14:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 309281

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Awww look who's worrying for us, what about Indo-china nuclear standoff or US-china nuclear standoff? A china-whoever nuclear standoff is ludicrous. China will use economics to flex their muscles. Pakistan using nuclear weapons is a real possibility because those religious zealots think they will g...
by Gurinder P
24 Nov 2012 14:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 309281

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

The entire discussion is moot. As soon as the IN tries to blockade Karachi or Gadwar, the Pakistanis will escalate to nuclear weapons, so any discussion of conventional threats is meaningless. It would be far more efficient for the IN to simple Nuke Karachi, Gadwar and any other ports the Paki's ha...
by Gurinder P
24 Nov 2012 14:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 309281

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Gurinder P, it is explicitly mentioned that the missile is air launched. I think if IN blocks karachi, it will place the carrier some 500km from the shore so it will be out of reach of paf fighters and carrier bourne migs can take care of carrier itself and other ships that are placed near shore. a...
by Gurinder P
24 Nov 2012 07:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 309281

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

The IAF and Naval Air Arm can control the skies and prevent air launch of missiles, but my worry is when the IN conducts the blockade of Karachi, and the Missiles being land launched or even worse, disguised in shipping containers and being launched at sea against the our glorious fleet. How can the...

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