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by Austin
20 Oct 2018 20:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4609
Views: 335875

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Lufthansa A350 Test Flight [English Subtitles]

by Austin
20 Oct 2018 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1436
Views: 200333

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

I am not against the Rafale Deal , I hope they go full length and buy 126 of these but I am against making HAL as the scapegoat when the going is getting tough politically for MOD and IAF is just getting or being used to fire at HAL. If HAL is that bad these years what did MOD do about it and why IA...
by Austin
20 Oct 2018 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1436
Views: 200333

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

150 crores price differential?? like I said, swarnam eva jayate. If it quacks like a duck and walks like a duck, it is a duck. Let us agree to disagree. Yes , If you count in Rs it looks huge but if you count in USD the difference would be around $15 million. Check the Rafale Base price , Life Cycl...
by Austin
20 Oct 2018 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1436
Views: 200333

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

HAL disagrees with the interpretation of the report. Responding to queries, a spokesperson said “Cost escalation from 2005 (for the Hawk jet) is normal. We also need to take into account the life-cycle cost of each product against off the shelf purchase from overseas. The indigenous benefits, the e...
by Austin
20 Oct 2018 10:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4609
Views: 335875

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Air Transport Growth in India Threatened by Safety Lapses

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... ety-lapses
by Austin
19 Oct 2018 10:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1430
Views: 180090

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

PD-14 Marks the first new Certified Engine in 2 Decades after PS-90 Series Russian Engine for Irkut MC-21 Wins Certification Russian civil aviation authority Rosaviatsiya has issued type certification for an indigenous engine alternative for the Irkut MC-21 narrowbody known as the PD-14, the country...
by Austin
16 Oct 2018 09:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1446
Views: 185123

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

PM's Appeal To Oil-Producing Nations Gets A Negative From Saudi Minister

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/pms-app ... ome-livetv
by Austin
13 Oct 2018 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 90260

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Unlike our AGni RV shots which tracked in the air and explodes like a real nuke around 1KM in the Air, Pakis have a Fisheye lens camera in the general area and are able to take a photo once it lands meaning 1) There is no telementry equipment on these missiles 2) They don't have radars and IR camer...
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Krivak , Ak-103 , Ka-226 , Mi-17 , Super MKI , ATV , SSN , Lease of 2nd Akula , Most newer modern ships have russian electronics/weapons , T-90 Upgrade , many dozen agreement for spares and support , Hypersonic Brahmos , Brahmos-NG .....the list would simply go on if you add JVs and Weapons/Spares/M...
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235875

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

India's decision on buying oil from Iran, defence system from Iran, defence system from Russia not helpful: US

Read more at:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... aign=cppst
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

India's decision on buying oil from Iran, defence system from Iran, defence system from Russia not helpful: US

Read more at:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... aign=cppst
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 18:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1430
Views: 180090

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Loading of Nuclear Cruise Missile Kh-101 on Tu-160

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by Austin
12 Oct 2018 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500984

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

No ties with Pakistan at India's cost, relations with New Delhi long-term: Russia

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/arti ... d-9/297998
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 11:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Look how POTUS is defending his own interest for his own industry , No Sanction on Saudi here but he is more than happy to threaten sanction Tarrif King country for defending sovereignity Trump doubles down: He’s not stopping Saudi arms sales https://www.defensenews.com/congress/2018/10/11/trump-dou...
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 11:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Threats won’t stop future defence deals with India: Russia on US sanctions

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-ne ... wDZdI.html
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 11:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Expect quid pro quo for CAATSA waiver, if one does come along. F-16 or F-18 perhaps. Not really because we have dozens of Russian deal in pipeline and help of Russian in Strategic Sectors SSBN/SSN program. If you end up for quid pro quo for each deal then you end up loosing your sovereignty , This ...
by Austin
12 Oct 2018 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11699
Views: 711839

Re: Levant crisis - III

brasco aad twitter:: New update: In addition to the S-300PM2, Russia also delivered three battalion sets of S-300PM of 8 launchers each to Syria, free of charge. Along with the launchers Russia delivered more than 100 surface-to-air guided missiles for each battalion _________________ ITAR-TASS We ...
by Austin
11 Oct 2018 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 539
Views: 61757

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Good the crew escape system worked shows the robustness of the design saving precious life of the two astronauts. This may be the first time that an in flight mandated rocket has proven such an escape system working in real time Now they need to figure out why the booster failed this is a serious an...
by Austin
11 Oct 2018 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

They would likely put Tarrif Barrier on India on the Economy , Trump has already declared India as World Tariff King :lol: How much more love can you get from POTUS :rotfl:
by Austin
11 Oct 2018 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

"India Will Find Out": Trump On Sanctions For S-400 Deal With Russia

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/donald- ... e-trending
by Austin
10 Oct 2018 07:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1810
Views: 335527

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

I am told S400 is a big deal in numbers deal of century for SAM walas the 5 regiment would be more than 6000 SAM missile with reloads

IAF will likely break down into squadron and deploy it into multiple locations
by Austin
10 Oct 2018 07:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1810
Views: 335527

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

China has lic production rights for S300 PM2 model and is manuf as HQ9 by them

Even we had trialled s300 in mid 90 in Rajasthan when M11 sale news were coming out but pursue that further for financial reason
by Austin
09 Oct 2018 15:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4228
Views: 684523

Re: Small Arms Thread

7,62x51 is a high powered weapon most jawans would be able to use it and would not need it for most combat scenarios.
by Austin
08 Oct 2018 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882485

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

LinkedIn must be happy hunting ground for intel agency get their profile if it’s of interest set a honey trap via FB and let the intel flow
by Austin
07 Oct 2018 20:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500984

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

How S-400 air defence system can be a game changer for India

https://www.indiatoday.in/programme/ind ... 2018-10-05
by Austin
07 Oct 2018 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1810
Views: 335527

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

How S-400 air defence system can be a game changer for India

https://www.indiatoday.in/programme/ind ... 2018-10-05
by Austin
07 Oct 2018 19:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500984

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia very keen to associate with India: Army chief Bipin Rawat https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/russia-india-army-chief-bipin-rawat-s-400-deal-1357994-2018-10-07 HIGHLIGHTS India and Russia signed a deal for S-400 missile system US has threatened to impose restrictions on India for dealing w...
by Austin
07 Oct 2018 19:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 504
Views: 37911

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

Russia very keen to associate with India: Army chief Bipin Rawat https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/russia-india-army-chief-bipin-rawat-s-400-deal-1357994-2018-10-07 HIGHLIGHTS India and Russia signed a deal for S-400 missile system US has threatened to impose restrictions on India for dealing w...
by Austin
07 Oct 2018 19:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3649
Views: 472655

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

IIRC Shakti was only for military use hot high performance demands
by Austin
06 Oct 2018 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500984

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

[b]Narendra Modi proposed Russia to create a defense production complex [/b] https://vpk-news.ru/news/45458 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a proposal to create a Russian defense industry complex in the country as part of expanding bilateral cooperation. Speaking at a business meeting with...

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