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by Sanjiv
31 Oct 2019 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 442747

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The front bench of the outgoing cabinet was more diverse than any for any Western country Ethnic minority Home Secretary Finance Minister First Secretary to the Treasury Overseas development minister Chairman of the Conservative party And one other minister of State are all of immigrant Background
by Sanjiv
31 Oct 2019 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 442747

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Thanks ordered the book
I have worked in the NHS for 35 years and have had a positive experience generally.
The difference in the UK is I get 8 weeks paid annual leave and 2 weeks study leave and final salary pension
The USA terms are somewhat different I believe.
by Sanjiv
09 Oct 2019 14:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Forthcoming Book - Two Front War in 2022
Replies: 81
Views: 9365

Re: Forthcoming Book - Two Front War in 2022

I have had my book since July an interesting read
Thanks
by Sanjiv
27 Oct 2017 18:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 300909

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

The 130 mm will need a completely New turret May be join the Franco German tank replacement project if given work share per no’s ordered The Germans will not order many I read recently, one week they had 8 operational Leopard 2 There cut backs with cost of settling refugees estimated to be 183 billi...
by Sanjiv
24 Oct 2017 00:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 300909

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

The way things are going it will be Pakistan who may well get The Armata or its Chinese clone It would be worthwhile designing a new tank around the Rheinmetall 130mm or like as a new venture or joining the proposed Franco -German Leopard 2 , Leclerc replacement project otherwise the Indian Army wil...
by Sanjiv
23 Oct 2017 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 942
Views: 162945

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

South Korea has 7 U214s in service
by Sanjiv
22 Oct 2017 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2756
Views: 340617

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Philip has any one seen him recently or an FSB not is running his account joking Just joking but seriously Philip smell the coffee will the oil only economy of Russia the economy the size of Italy is the place you want the IAF to dependent on for the next 40 years On those grounds alone I would be v...
by Sanjiv
21 Oct 2017 23:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 608443

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Those days I used to be really up to spec Studied all the designs presented by MBB , Dornier, BAE P108, Dassault Like a single engine Rafale , Mig Design with a Mig 29 like Wing Plan The team which helped ADA with LCA was the Alpha jet design team The Dornier design was like a single engine ND 102 I...
by Sanjiv
21 Oct 2017 23:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 608443

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Those days I used to be really up to spec Studied all the designs presented by MBB , Dornier, BAE P108, Dassault Like a single engine Rafale , Mig Design with a Mig 29 like Wing Plan The team which helped ADA with LCA was the Alpha jet design team The Dornier design was like a single engine ND 102 I...
by Sanjiv
21 Oct 2017 19:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 608443

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Gagan that image was originally shown in India today in late 1985 with a comment from Dr Arunachalam we are going for the close coupled canard
by Sanjiv
19 Oct 2017 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 942
Views: 162945

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

That is not the cost of the 218 on the Singapore Navy Site it is a billion for 2 but that is a quote from a German industrial source Singapore has a defence budget on 10 billion to spend 4 billion over 6-7 years would be a lot The Singapore Navy has tried the Swedish subs in the past and purchased t...
by Sanjiv
19 Oct 2017 15:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 667314

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

What was needed in 2007 was to develop the F 16U that would have been a match for the rest And to have taken P&W offer to develop the Kaveri But as I said before we have not been able to get a howitzer in service in 33 years the same for the LCA It is like trying to get the Spitfire or Me 109 in...
by Sanjiv
19 Oct 2017 13:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 667314

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Hi Philip it was in 1999 you wanted to restart the Bison line and wanted to send Sea Harriers to Kargil I used to participate by the name Hans those days I told you Russia was a failed state and we should get their scientists to help in specific projects I felt that funding the Mako / or a 12% scale...
by Sanjiv
06 Jul 2017 14:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 98160

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Is Graham Allison's new book out in the USA
I cannot get my copy till July the 14th in the UK
by Sanjiv
24 Mar 2002 22:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Understanding INSAS
Replies: 176
Views: 44750

Re: Understanding INSAS

RAJ, excellent article on the insas.I would be grateful for some information if you have it. Any info on the H&K G4 assult rifle with case less ammo , particularly in ref to the cost of the rifle , ammo and project status? Any info on the AK -94 ABAKAN other than what is available at JANES? One ...

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