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by silod
26 Jun 2012 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 461
Views: 96652

Re: Military Humor and related

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by silod
04 Apr 2012 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Chakra joins IN - Where is the Mithai?
Replies: 317
Views: 39330

Re: Nerpa Joins IN : Where is the mithai ?

Where is the Old Monk.....this calls for celebrations !!!!! Nerpa for Bay of Bengal and Arihant for Arabian sea :mrgreen: By the way, is Nerpa only for the training purposes or will it be equipped with the arsenal that it is supposed to carry and go on offensive petrols? http://economictimes.indiati...
by silod
04 Apr 2012 11:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3103
Views: 370211

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Chacko Brother,

USS Carl Vinson will be active in Bay of Bengal in coming days. As you always seem to have the first-hand pictures, can you post some nice snaps of this giant here in this forum?
by silod
14 Feb 2012 13:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

The Pioneer|February 14, 2012|New Delhi Rafale may not be the best choice for IAF http://www.dailypioneer.com/home/online-channel/394-letters-to-editor/42444-rafale-may-not-be-the-best-choice-for-iaf.html Not worth a read. Quote from the article. The French firm beat its European, American and Russ...
by silod
14 Feb 2012 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

The Pioneer|February 14, 2012|New Delhi

Rafale may not be the best choice for IAF

http://www.dailypioneer.com/home/online ... r-iaf.html
by silod
07 Feb 2012 22:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Where are we going to deploy the first batch of A/C when they arrive from France? Jodhpur? Ambala?
by silod
06 Feb 2012 23:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 751398

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

And please also not forget that Chinese must have laid their hands on Stealth Blackhawk as well, the chopper that went down during Abottabad raid on OBL's compound. They can very well learn a lot of things from the remains and come up with their own Stealth helly.
by silod
06 Feb 2012 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3788
Views: 393703

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

India needs to start/continue work on :- Piston 2 seater- Hansa Turboprop 2 seater- HTT-40 5 to 10 Seater – Mahindra and NAL 20 seater – HAL Dornier and Saras 30 seater – missing – should be extended Saras 50-90 seater – RTA – dropped but should be revived An-32 category turboprop – none – will be ...
by silod
06 Feb 2012 22:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

PS:What's the response from the IAF pilots? They must be jubilant that a decision has been reached and which bird was chosen.Does anyone have some off the record info? It would be nice to have a few viewpoints.ACM Browne and his predecessors involved from the start too must be saluted for their per...
by silod
06 Feb 2012 22:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 227935

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

stallion is good for its role, but lacks the independent half axles of the tatras....which gives tatra a smoother ride across really harsh terrain. Singha Ji, In fact, Tata Motors was supposed to make some very good stuff for Armed forces. Any news on that? I am not sure why but I always prefer Tat...
by silod
06 Feb 2012 22:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 227935

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

damn I thought it was canadian! It was Czech from 1894 till 1965, and based in Canada from 1965 till 2002. Even now a lot of the HQ functions are managed out of Toronto. That's right. Bata was founded by Thomas Bata who was Czech. The pricing of Bata footwear in India is always " X rupee and 9...
by silod
01 Feb 2012 17:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

I know this is not a right forum to ask this question but as this is the newest forum, I am taking the liberty to ask "where is Mr. Vivek Ahuja nowadays?" His solo book was supposed to hit the market in January this year. Any news on that?
by silod
31 Jan 2012 23:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

What about asking them to supply the robust engines for our MCA (big brother of LCA)????
by silod
31 Jan 2012 23:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 286693

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Mr. Sarkozy must be saying. " le merci l'Inde pour choisir RAFALE (Thank you India for purchasing RAFALE)". Good news and actually the continuation of a long tradition of buying military hardware from France (Cheetah, Mirage-2000 etc.). It is a high time that our Navy follows the same appr...
by silod
28 Jan 2012 20:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2974
Views: 424644

Re: International Military Discussion

Uncle SAM is getting ready to hit Nuclear Installations in Iran

http://in.news.yahoo.com/us-making-powe ... 31410.html
by silod
01 Dec 2011 22:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 963088

Re: Small Arms Thread

Mr. Shiv, You seem to be a big fan of DRDO and OFB and actually there is nothing wrong in this. I also respect DRDO and OFB for creating the job opportunities for many people. What these people do when they enter DRDO in another matter. I normally do not post the comments because of the prople like ...
by silod
30 Nov 2011 17:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 963088

Re: Small Arms Thread

I just heard that we are planning to buy the Assault Rifles for our forces from abroad. What the hell are we doing? Is OFB not able to make even a simple gun which is of world standard? If we can not make a gun, how can we expect DRDO and its other allies to give us high value platforms such as Teja...
by silod
06 Sep 2011 16:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2616
Views: 379952

Re: Military Flight Safety

I sincerely thought that the name "Flying Coffin" given to Mig-21 was not justified. But after seeing two incidents in quick time, I am sure that the name given to these aircrafts is absolutely correct. I am not finding a fault in the aircraft itself, it is a capable aircraft and has serve...
by silod
01 Aug 2011 15:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Fiction : Naval blockade of Pakistan
Replies: 63
Views: 11852

Re: Fiction : Naval blockade of Pakistan

Koi Harsh Ji ka pata lagao.... Hope he has not been abducted by Pakistanis........ :rotfl:
by silod
29 Jul 2011 12:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Fiction : Naval blockade of Pakistan
Replies: 63
Views: 11852

Re: Fiction : Naval blockade of Pakistan

Harsh Ji,

Kya hua? You were writing this piece nicely, why this sudden break???????
by silod
20 Jul 2011 10:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 555197

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

To: All Forum Gurus As we have now settles over two choices (Rafale and EU Typhoon), I am going to ask two questions. They may sound silly but according to me, carry a lot of weight. 1. We have been haearing this news for long that IAF is short of pilots. If at present, IAF is facing this situation,...
by silod
16 Jul 2011 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2974
Views: 424644

Re: International Military Discussion

I never knew that our own HAL has gone to the extent of being out-sourced to manufacture the components for third country. If the news is true, then KUDOS to HAL. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ In August 2003, Malaysia signed a...
by silod
13 Jul 2011 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 461
Views: 96652

Re: Military Humor and related

When the Pakis were being delivered their new fleet of J-10s, an instructor espically came from China to explain the Pakistan Air Force the simplictiy of the operation of the planes. So when the first plane was delivered, the instructor told the PAF pilots " This machine has 3 buttons, the one ...
by silod
13 Jul 2011 12:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 461
Views: 96652

Re: Military Humor and related

Santa joined the Army and got posted in Siachin. He could not visit his village for 10 months after joining the Army and in the meantime, his long-time friend Banta got married in the village. At last, Santa got his leaves and went to his village. Santa: Oye Banta, Bhabhi ka naam kya hai? Banta: GOO...
by silod
11 Jul 2011 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 461
Views: 96652

Re: Military Humor and related

Once Laloo Yadav, Sonia Gandhi, a saint and a schoolboy were traveling by a private plane. Suddenly the engine caught fire and the pilot came out shouting, "This plane is going to crash! And we have only four parachutes and there are five of us in the plane. Since I am a very important Indian A...
by silod
11 Jul 2011 16:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 461
Views: 96652

Re: Military Humor and related

Banta, the solider of the Indian Army returns to Native Village after the Operation Vijay from Kargil. Banta got grand welocome and villagers organised a function to facilitate him. On that night, the function was going with great praising of Banta. One of his childhood friend Santa also finished hi...
by silod
11 Jul 2011 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 461
Views: 96652

Re: Military Humor and related

Once our beloved PM, Mr. MMS, who is known for his steady silence on all the matters went to see his dentist.

Dentist: Sir, atleast open your mouth in my clinic so that I can work......
by silod
11 Jul 2011 16:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 421477

Re: Indian Railways Thread

I am not able to understand who actually is the present Railway Minister? Mamta B..... but she is looking after West Bengal. Manmohan S....but he is busy in delaing with one blow after the another on his tainted ministers. Who is taking care of this important national assets? Two train accidents in ...
by silod
28 Jun 2011 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4162
Views: 798363

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Can any member post the pictures of Paras in real action?
by silod
23 Jun 2011 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 202566

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Beriev BE-200 multipurpose amphibious releasing the water during Paris air show. I have this lovely pic on my desktop but I do not know how to paste the same here. Can anybody help me with the process of attaching the snap?
by silod
08 Jun 2011 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 71624

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Turning out to be an amazing story. I hope it continues forever.
by silod
19 May 2011 11:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Logistics
Replies: 84
Views: 14585

Re: Logistics

There will always be a debate between highways and Rail Network as fas as the deployment of the forces is concerned. I would anytime prefer Rail as it is hassle-free, not affected by road traffic problems, it runs faster and the manpower can really stratch their legs and bodies in the compartment wh...
by silod
18 May 2011 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Logistics
Replies: 84
Views: 14585

Re: Logistics

Logistics or Supply Chain Managment is the most important and critical element in winning the war. "Reinforcement" is an often used word in warfare that can only be achieved with sound Logistics. If one really wants to know more specifically about Military Logistics, one must read " M...
by silod
26 Apr 2011 17:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 71624

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Bring more on the table, Mr. Jamwal.... What we have seen so far is just the first course of the entire meal. 6 remain to be tasted.
by silod
04 Apr 2011 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 71624

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Jamwal,

Great Going but we want more frequent write-ups. Please give us our daily dose.
by silod
24 Feb 2011 11:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 992217

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

All Gurus,

As we keep on discussing Naval issues on this forum, I would like to have an answer for a mathematical problem that is related to the day-to-day operation of any Navy/Coast Guard. Please answer.
<snip> :rotfl: :eek:
by silod
22 Feb 2011 14:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 632408

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

Dear All, I am currently reading "Disciple", authored by Stephen Coonts. He mentions a unique system called "ALQ-199" that makes US Navy's Hornets invisible to the Iranian radars. I just want to ask some Gurus whether this system really exists or it is a mere imagination of the a...
by silod
22 Feb 2011 10:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3447
Views: 706325

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Dear All, I am currently reading "Descilpe", authored by Stephen Coonts. He mentions a unique system called "ALQ-199" that makes US Navy's Hornets invisible to the Iranian radars. I just want to ask some Gurus whether this system really exists or it is a mere imagination of the a...
by silod
18 Feb 2011 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 202566

Re: Aircraft Recognition

This is Beriev Bartini VVA-14, the ugliest Aircraft that I have ever seen. I am not sure how did the pilots feel who flew it.

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Russia-- ... A/1449327/
by silod
05 Feb 2011 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 71624

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Wow, the fireworks are about to start..... Hold your nerves.

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