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by member_24770
30 Mar 2015 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 363863

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

With Oil prices running at $50 p bbl that has impacted the Russians quite significantly and their economy is in a mess. This is purposeful as it keeps the Russians in check wrt Ukraine, does not stop them, keeps ISIS in check wrt selling oil on the black market and lets the Saudis understand costs o...
by member_24770
14 Jan 2015 06:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 201529

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Here is my simple suggestion to GOI before packing bags for Europe Dassault Rafale deal price - $ 20 ~ 40 Billion > Approx. 30 billion Dassault Rafale Profit Margin - 33% or more Dassault Profit - $ 30 billion * 33% ~ 10 Billion $ Compare this to Dassault Aviation Market Cap < 10 Billion $ Better f...
by member_24770
15 Jun 2014 04:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 267062

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Somebody needs to wake up and smell the coffee or chai if you prefer. The F-15 line is scheduled to go down in 2018 and if South Korea places an order for more planes, it will stay open till 2021. India will never get the Silent Eagle anyway. The F-18 line is scheduled down in 2017, thats not an opt...
by member_24770
05 Mar 2013 06:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 206771

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

High cost of Mirage-2000 upgrade raises eyebrows. Should India have simply gone in for new fighters rather than upgrading its 51 Mirage-2000s at an exorbitant cost? This question came to the fore once again on Monday with defence minister AK Antony telling Parliament that the upgrade cost for each ...
by member_24770
28 Feb 2013 00:51
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 70091

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Vivek you can see that this is my 2nd post, actually the 12th, but could not get my password reinstated on my old account, sent requests etc. But, apply, apply, no reply. However I digress. Am interested in you publishing additional scenarios here and in book form. Have read into page 200+ and it is...
by member_24770
23 Feb 2013 05:13
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 70091

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Dear Vivek Ji, Ordered your book from Amazon and have started reading it, now on page 48. The book rank on Amazon where I purchased it is 28,628. The book is great so far. One suggestion, try and get a well done kindle edition together. Normally do not bother with paper anymore, an electronic read i...

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