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by Snehashis
13 Sep 2019 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3011
Views: 572740

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Kartik, the problem is our corruption enquiry is incomplete and Embraer already paid a fine to USG for that corruption. So it is difficult for the government to re-order. Only bet look likes C-295 based AEW if we want a few more on a smaller platform.
by Snehashis
13 Sep 2019 00:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3011
Views: 572740

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

I believe we ordered some 4 odd EMB-145 for VIP transport. We can modify them with the help of OEM without purchasing a new one.
by Snehashis
13 Sep 2019 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 98221

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Rakesh wrote:I looked for that tweet. But could not find it. Could someone kindly provide the link?


Here is it.

https://twitter.com/VPSecretariat/statu ... 4051951616
by Snehashis
12 Sep 2019 04:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4864
Views: 913855

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

ramana wrote:--- Does Jaguar come under 9 ton class aircraft?


Nope. MTOW of Jaguar is 15.7 tonne as per wiki.
by Snehashis
07 Sep 2019 16:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1035
Views: 296854

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Rs. 45,000 crore orders for 83 LCA fighter means Rs. 542.17 crore each . HAL initially asked for around Rs. 450 crore each which came down to 250-275 crore per aircraft as reported on the last page of this thread. 83 LCAs Order: HAL may finally agree to lower price http://m.timesofindia.com/articles...
by Snehashis
28 Aug 2019 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 11056

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Another major deficiency is bullet proof helmets with protection against atleast mild steel 7.62*39 bullets and mid power day light scopes like ACOG. While there has been movement for new helmets that can protect against 9mm rounds but better ceramic helmets are not been procured even though they c...
by Snehashis
01 Jul 2019 00:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1655
Views: 422201

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^^ Yup, and whatever price is quoted likely includes the Namika (which is an entire vehicle not just a tripod manportable launcher). 25 NAMICAs included in the deal. So around 175 - 200 crore goes to NAMICAs if they are newly built ones. MoD upgrading old BMP-IIs for around 3.5 crores each. Don't ...
by Snehashis
30 Jun 2019 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1655
Views: 422201

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Abhi, Wiki article on Nag says 0.5M/missile. And this news report says: "The Army also flagged the high cost of the Nag missile. The cost of the Nag ATGM is about half a million dollars, almost double the price of the Israeli Spike or American Javelin missile, according to a second Army offici...
by Snehashis
29 May 2019 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4320
Views: 703697

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

There was one Wire Strike Protection System kit developed by Magellan Aerospace back in 2011 . Don't know what happened after that. Magellan's document shows HAL ALH as a customer but gives no line drawing unlike other ones. New wire strike protection system developed for HAL India’s premier aeronau...
by Snehashis
15 May 2019 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Speaking from second hand knowledge, during last assembly elections, the WB Police tried to be impartial. But the police officers who tried to ensure a free and fair election were victimized with transfers to obscure places and departments like Traffic Control and Training. That's the modus operndi...
by Snehashis
15 May 2019 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Got this from twitter. Any Vidyasagar College alumni here who can confirm the statue location ? Not an alumnii but from the area. As far as i remember the statue was at least behind once set of gates. Mostly kept open Thanks for the reply. Looks like Didi is now very scared. After 2009 Lok Sabha el...
by Snehashis
15 May 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Got this from twitter. Any Vidyasagar College alumni here who can confirm the statue location ?

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by Snehashis
11 May 2019 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 110424

Re: Indian ASAT Test

Going off topic but came across this video that suggests that Kali was used as a weapon from an air platform to engineer an avalanche that destroyed enemy battalion headquarters near Siachen in 2012! killing 120+ It's a brilliantly written scenario posted by Sharma in Possible Indian Military Scena...
by Snehashis
07 May 2019 23:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

chetak wrote:
Snehashis wrote:
Fixed it. Also Chetak posted it correctly.


sorry, bro.

no offense intended. :)


None taken. Just mentioned to save the trouble / time / data from duplicate viewing. :)
by Snehashis
07 May 2019 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Karan M wrote:Snehashis video no workee


Fixed it. Also Chetak posted it correctly.
by Snehashis
07 May 2019 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Public reaction after Narendra Modi's "Bhrashtachari No.1" comment on Rajiv Gandhi



Statutory Warning : Do not watch this video if you are a Congress supporter. :rotfl:
by Snehashis
04 May 2019 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511180

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

General (R) VK Singh was unaware of those surgical strikes and even mentioned Coupta in his tweet. :mrgreen: https://twitter.com/AnupamUncl/status/1124580853856628739 http://prntscr.com/nk8deo Edit : Original tweet - Congress has a habit of lying. Will you please let me know which ‘So called Surgica...
by Snehashis
03 May 2019 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1929
Views: 424907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

INS Ranjit to be decommissioned on May 6th On May 6, a glorious era of INS Ranjit as the frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy will come to an end. INS Ranjit, the third of the five Kashin-class destroyers built by erstwhile USSR was commissioned in 1983 and has rendered yeoman service to ...
by Snehashis
10 Apr 2019 14:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3011
Views: 572740

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

More Embraer won't happen. Please read this :

Bribes from Brazil

The agreement, a copy of which is with India Today, painstakingly details how Embraer paid $5.76 million in 2009 to an Indian arms agent identified in the document only as 'Agent D'.
by Snehashis
09 Apr 2019 02:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 843357

Re: Small Arms Thread

A carbine version of AK-203 already exist in the form of AK-204. https://www.armyrecognition.com/images/stories/news/2018/september/Russia_Rosgvardiya_to_acquire_Kalashnikov_AK_204_carbines.jpg Russia: Rosgvardiya to acquire Kalashnikov AK-204 carbines The AK-204 carbine is a shortened variant of th...
by Snehashis
04 Apr 2019 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1655
Views: 422201

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Picklu, Ramana have a look here - IIT-Bombay develops first indigenous thermal imaging devices “The focal plane arrays, which is at the heart of all thermal imagers, involves a number of complex fabrication steps,” Prof. Chakrabarti says. “IIT Bombay’s research group have successfully optimised each...
by Snehashis
30 Mar 2019 04:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1808
Views: 159127

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Livefist - Combat Management System (CMS) for India’s 1st indigenous aircraft carrier (New Vikrant-class) handed over to the @IndianNavy. https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1111614416943022080 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D20_YwRX4AE1UUq?format=jpg&name=900x900 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D20_Yw...
by Snehashis
27 Mar 2019 18:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 110424

Re: Indian ASAT test

First stage from Agni-IV ?
by Snehashis
27 Mar 2019 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 110424

Re: Indian ASAT test

ASAT simulation video from DRDO via Saurav Jha / DDR

by Snehashis
24 Mar 2019 20:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 843357

Re: Small Arms Thread

https://twitter.com/indiandefence11/status/1108593021799403521?s=19 This thread will explore various Small Arms and Weapon in use and service by Indian Special Forces, Special Operations Forces, Commando Units and other elite forces. https://t.co/LbIKlS2zYx Goldmine of small arms and other equipmen...
by Snehashis
23 Mar 2019 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1929
Views: 424907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

ANI - Government appoints Vice Admiral Karanbir Singh as the next Chief of Naval Staff. Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba will vacate the office on 31 May 2019. - https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1109371851044728832
by Snehashis
23 Mar 2019 03:25
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 754354

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

155 mms are bigger.

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by Snehashis
20 Mar 2019 00:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 754354

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

urgent: download&stranslate Via Google Imran Khan is waiting for peace despite your efforts LoC Kotley Sector Intriguing Use of weapons It is very sad that our brothers are martyred and some innocent people seem to have been lying ungrateful. Allah Almighty is the progeny of the army and Pakist...
by Snehashis
20 Mar 2019 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3584
Views: 567852

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

venug wrote:A detailed thread on Pakistan's debt and Foreign exchange reserves. #NayaPakistan is on the way becoming #NayaPaisaPakistan
https://twitter.com/chak2006/status/1107339539121471488


Here for easy reading.

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1107 ... 71488.html
by Snehashis
19 Mar 2019 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3270
Views: 487733

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Manish_Sharma wrote:What is RMA?


Revolution in Military Affairs.
by Snehashis
18 Mar 2019 02:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 227
Views: 45331

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

^^Assume u r referring to UB, Doctor saab? :rotfl: Will some mullah pls post whiyar to send our comments as specified by the mullah on PakTube on this deep analysis? Also a summary of the transcript. Web access for us is not what it used to be... since ISI and Chinese Loyalty Troops took away our M...
by Snehashis
18 Mar 2019 00:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 8132

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

RIP. May he attain Moksha.
by Snehashis
17 Mar 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 227
Views: 45331

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Why India is anxious to have a war with Pak? Anchor Faisal Qureshi unveils the reality. Ulanbatori, you will love this one. :rotfl:

by Snehashis
16 Mar 2019 00:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3270
Views: 487733

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Can anyone translate the Urdu? Original text : سعد تیری جرات کو سلام آبادی کو بچانے والا پاکستان ائیر فورس کا بہادر پائلٹ اسکورڈن لیڈر سعد آگ لگ جانے والے طیارے کو دس منٹ تک اڑاتا ہوا 6 گاؤں کو بچا کر ایک گھر کے عین اوپر آچکا تھا۔ اب اسے دو باتوں میں سے ایک کو چننا تھا یا اس گھر کی تباہی یا پھر اپن...
by Snehashis
09 Mar 2019 00:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1175
Views: 231413

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Piyush Goyal - Railways Sets a New Record: Integral Coach Factory becomes the largest rail coach maker in the world. Till Feb’19 they have manufactured 2,919 coaches, beating top Chinese manufacturers who produce around 2,600 coaches a year - https://twitter.com/PiyushGoyal/status/110368188012421120...
by Snehashis
06 Mar 2019 19:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 843357

Re: Small Arms Thread

Shooting the new OFB 7.62x51 mm / .308 AR



Sorry if posted earlier.
by Snehashis
06 Mar 2019 19:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 843357

Re: Small Arms Thread

Thakur_B, Austin, Army asked for 8 lakhs 7.62 Nato rifle. OFB Ichapore designed a rifle and they hope to make 1.86 lakhs unit of it and rest will be through global tender. Here is a 2017 video of one of the prototype from Ichapore. r5hmpp8Upzk https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/ofb-lo...

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