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by member_20067
02 Jun 2016 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1380
Views: 166922

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Austin wrote:^^ Picture of event http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1931204.html

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Another hull can be seen on the left-- they are popping them out very fast.. :)
by member_20067
23 May 2016 22:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 170844

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

with full scale size and payloads I think we need to move to conventional shuttle design --- or else it will tremendous load on the single booster--- this experiment is more to do with the reentry validation then to launching options in my honest opinion
by member_20067
11 May 2016 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2718
Views: 274274

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

tsarkar wrote:All serving personnel when deployed overseas are given Diplomatic Passports and enjoy the same privileges.


Interesting-- so there is concept of Visa-- the diplomatic passport itself is a visa?
by member_20067
11 May 2016 02:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2718
Views: 274274

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

What is the general immigration rules for Pilots who participates in bi-lateral exercises? During transition as well as while staying at the host country in this case USA
by member_20067
05 May 2016 15:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 892
Views: 79898

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Pretty cool video of inside operation of a Virginia class nuke sub

http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/05/politics/ ... index.html
by member_20067
04 May 2016 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 967
Views: 157889

Re: Aircraft Recognition

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KB SAT SR-10
by member_20067
04 May 2016 21:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 178172

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

brar_w wrote:Not sure they are blocking it, but they are asking them to pay full price for them.


Which is as good as blocking it- US knows Pakistan does not have the change to afford 8 F-16s or $700 million
by member_20067
29 Apr 2016 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 98660

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Over last couple of years I have observed house republicans getting increasingly impatient with Obama administration over funding big budget military hardware for Pakistan. I consider this to be a foreign policy success for Modi Govt. US 'drops planned Pakistan F-16 fighter jet subsidy' http://www.b...
by member_20067
08 Mar 2016 06:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1389
Views: 152499

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -3

ideal against mad pakis and chinese. of course this is utilized only when all our nuke-proof land based silos and road based canisters become non-functional due to first strike. btw, is there anything called nuke-proof launch facilities? Has anyone thought of secretly basing warheads in the hostile...
by member_20067
03 Mar 2016 02:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

LCA Bahrain Air Show - Go Pro - Inside Cockpit

by member_20067
07 Feb 2016 02:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 266331

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Can someone tell me what are those white protruding "fish rods" from the deck of Vicky?
by member_20067
04 Feb 2016 20:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2141
Views: 303388

Re: Military Multimedia Content

AMAZING Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed of Bulgarian Air Force Air-to-Air Video 4K

by member_20067
26 Jan 2016 18:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2016 Republic day special
Replies: 87
Views: 5499

Re: 2016 Republic day special

This parade has become a cultural show... hugely disappointed... May be they were so freaked out by security threats--- they just wanted to get over this "formality" as soon as possible..
by member_20067
24 Jan 2016 07:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Akshay Kapoor ji..if this is how science will be done..then god save this country. trying to calculate AoA from a hazy pic!! At least two people have gracefully said they don't know (that is also a mark of good science) and a few others have given answers. But for you it is hilarity and bad science...
by member_20067
19 Jan 2016 20:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4076
Views: 653731

Re: Small Arms Thread

Even the foren maal is becoming a butt of joke Heckler & Koch G36: the rifle held in all the wrong places http://www.dw.com/en/heckler-koch-g36-the-rifle-held-in-all-the-wrong-places/a-18402772 Heckler & Koch G36: the rifle held in all the wrong places Is it the plastic barrel holder? Or the...
by member_20067
18 Jan 2016 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

How does the Dhruv reach Bahrain..? C-17?
by member_20067
16 Jan 2016 00:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: IAF Re-Equipment Schedule
Replies: 60
Views: 3753

Re: IAF Re-Equipment Schedule

What is the status of Jaguar upgrade? Last I heard that Honeywell Procurement is stalled
by member_20067
15 Jan 2016 00:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Those can be dummy missile or smoker.....
by member_20067
14 Jan 2016 23:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

This seems more like a clear signal from the govt. to show to IAF that MoD is fully committed to Tejas future ---to bring the whole program to public spotlight and make IAF go with desi maal .. instead of uber expensive foreign maal ..
by member_20067
14 Jan 2016 22:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Interestingly Sudan also has a fairly decent aircraft manufacturer-- it is called Safat... and they have basic jet trainer.. !!
check this out..
http://safatavia.com/our-products/safat-03/

So speaking of Sudan you always think of Desert, Camels .....
by member_20067
14 Jan 2016 22:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 226688

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

If you go to the airshow site (This link http://www.bahraininternationalairshow. ... craft/5_7/) --- there is no mentioning of JF-17 even participating---

India in addition to Tejas will also have Sarang display team, Desi Awacs and C-17 -- which probably carried the Dhruvs
by member_20067
06 Jan 2016 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 35367

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

I am just a noobie.. but unless you are very well disciplined in managing your ammunition stock how much of Ak-47 rounds you need to hold a large counter offensive force with no restriction on ammo at bay? Any thought? I mean they can't certainly survive for 3 days if they indiscriminately shoot lik...
by member_20067
17 Dec 2015 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4361
Views: 717560

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Mitsubishi's MRJ also uses P&W engines. Looks like Amerikuh is everywhere. Actually for aero engines Americuh, UK and France and to a lesser extent Russia. Canada to a small extent. China is nowhere and not even Japan. I am sure of this although I expect the usual LOL bashing "Do not under...
by member_20067
08 Dec 2015 20:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 558962

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Picklu wrote:what is that shiva linga at the front?


Phalanx CIWS
by member_20067
30 Sep 2015 20:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1380
Views: 166922

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

A lot of folklore around Su-34 having a toilet for the pilots--- this video clears it firm and clear-----check out last 20 secs of the video

by member_20067
25 Sep 2015 07:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 266331

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

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pic taken Sept 14, 2015-- Russia
by member_20067
18 Sep 2015 21:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 54857

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

I was looking at the Chinese hardware display from the links given above.... what I am wondering considering the heavy weight of DF-5B--- the trailer carrying it seems very flimsy ..even the wheel support seem to be light..? Are these just fake models? http://www.dingsheng.com/data/attachment/forum/...
by member_20067
17 Sep 2015 19:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1465
Views: 115886

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

http://i.imgur.com/5cjWtMw.png is this economical? How many coaches can be transported in one sortie? Should not ship based transport to nearest port and then road transport be more economical? or even special rail coaches? Got my answer--- it seems this was one of the earlier picture -- as now Bom...
by member_20067
31 Aug 2015 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3569
Views: 446371

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

LCH was in the news a few days ago - I think it was in Rajasthan - TD 3 IIRC http://www.janes.com/article/52644/india-s-lch-completes-hot-weather-trials-moves-closer-to-ioc http://www.janes.com/images/assets/644/52644/1630780_-_main.jpg India's Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) moved a step closer to o...
by member_20067
29 Aug 2015 19:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 196006

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Attack helos will have very limited offensive value in a traditional war between India and Pakistan-- air will be saturated with manpads launched missile--- May be once a substantial control over the existing ground based radars and infrastructure is wrestled...they can come in to take out one of ve...
by member_20067
28 Aug 2015 21:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 76811

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Chinese rocket stage landed up in rural China !! wtf.. !! http://spaceflightnow.com/2015/01/04/photos-long-march-rocket-stage-falls-in-rural-china/ http://spaceflightnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/lm3a_01.jpg http://spaceflightnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/lm3a_04.jpg http://spaceflightnow....
by member_20067
26 Aug 2015 03:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 178172

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

With rupee bordering 66 dollars--- I am not sure what impact it is going to have an exchequer.... now I understand the MMRCA pricing was discussed as part of a fixed exchange rate--but now that MMRCA is cancelled the current negotiation must be on the current exchange rate-
by member_20067
08 Aug 2015 21:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2718
Views: 274274

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



Was checking the recoveries of the SU 30 MKIs.. Do the pilots keep the front gear up a little longer for the photographers?
by member_20067
06 Aug 2015 23:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 266331

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Cause they were made to Russian Navy specs and Not IN's. Here is an idea, why not build our own flat tops based on Vikrant. Comparing Mistral opportunity with INS Vikramaditya is kind of not right---- Mistrals are fully ready -- and operational including completed sea trials--- and they are hot out...
by member_20067
06 Aug 2015 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2718
Views: 274274

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

Karan M wrote:Beautiful pictures of the Flankers in the UK, plus pictures of the crew, pilots and personnel.
http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/photos ... 1722373860



my fav...

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by member_20067
06 Aug 2015 23:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2141
Views: 303388

Re: Military Multimedia Content



Hard Landing, Wing Tipping and recovery byA sU 35

A better version

by member_20067
06 Aug 2015 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2141
Views: 303388

Re: Military Multimedia Content



Mi-28 Crash in an airshow
by member_20067
06 Aug 2015 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 266331

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

The gorshkov saga will look like a beach party if IN is stupid enough to acquire these junks. Let NATO or some other stupid western nation pay for essentially frances mistake. why are they junks? on a counter note-- why would India be needing them.. without the helos (acquiring them will be a diffe...

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