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by Khalsa
15 Nov 2019 01:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1459
Views: 416598

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

Please cut out this reference to Drugs and pies.
One sign of difference of opinion is not the reason for dropping BR standards.

The foundations of this forum are made of debate and not web servers.
by Khalsa
14 Nov 2019 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 24491

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Image

The chief seems to be buckled in and ready to go.
As per the tweet he is already airborne and yet to land.

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1194895742608916480
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2019 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1459
Views: 416598

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

ramana wrote:All in good time.
A few things need to be lined up at HAL.
Eventually jingos will be khush.


Is your post in regards to the
FOC Aircraft build
or the 83 Mk1A
?

I am perhaps a bit more curious about the release schedule of the FOC a/c.
by Khalsa
22 Oct 2019 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3670
Views: 795399

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Looks like my friend who went to the gym and only exercised his back and shoulders. Talk about The Hunchback of Jamnagar... Question - how come the MiG-29K has a similar range to the UPG but doesn't have the ugly hump? OMG was just thinking that. I believe the K has a bigger airframe and if you loo...
by Khalsa
22 Oct 2019 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3670
Views: 795399

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Guys, come on. Stop, its not funny anymore and somebody will take offence and drag the forum into some controversy. Am deleting the prior posts. Come on Karan. We boil and evaporate our blood screaming and scheming ... Lets have some fun atleast sometime. This has been the most harmless fun ever ha...
by Khalsa
02 Oct 2019 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3670
Views: 795399

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Yeah Naa
;-)

My next love of looking at those gorgeous spines is the Su-30 MKI
and moving on to next topic ......
by Khalsa
01 Oct 2019 12:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3670
Views: 795399

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Going to miss that old shape. The curve on the back, the spine was just gorgeous. ^^^ Indeed and here they are....the last pair. https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1178220028908335105 ---> And the last pair of the IAF’s legacy MiG-29s arrive at the 11 Base Repair Depot to be upgraded: https://pbs.t...
by Khalsa
29 Sep 2019 04:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 960
Views: 257655

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Any truth to the rumour floating around that China is looking to 'sell' its first aircraft carrier to TSP? I hope they do! That AC in the Pak Navy will ensure that the TSP economy gets bankrupted, let alone drain the budget for the Pak Navy. Not going to happen easily with Pak Army deciding where t...
by Khalsa
20 Sep 2019 17:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496666

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Gurus
what are the current missile types certified for use on the LCA Tejas Mk1 and Mk1a please
by Khalsa
17 Sep 2019 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521638

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

This certainly is thread that just keeps on giving. Perhaps one of the more robust discussion threads after tejas for me.
:-)
by Khalsa
16 Sep 2019 16:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2761
Views: 454529

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

Thank you for the good word. In fact, if you look at the entire list of IAF on similar lines (old--->new aircraft), you'll realize how the space for light fighters has shrunk within IAF. Most Su-30MKI squadrons are old Mig-21 squadrons. So, Tejas replacement for Mig-21 argument is long gone! Tejas ...
by Khalsa
16 Sep 2019 16:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521638

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

Okay separate a few things in this thread please. Q: Did IAF hit its targets ? A: Yes Q: Did IAF strike kill someone ? Human beings that were involved in activities that are considered terrorists like. A: Yes Q: Is PAF going to respond to the strike on terrorist and therefore become defender of terr...
by Khalsa
15 Sep 2019 15:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521638

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

Why SSridhar ... ??? What an absurd thing to focus on .... Hmmmm So noting down these porki supporter diplomats and military attaches triggers such a panic response from you.... interesting But not surprising before also you had written post admiring porki tactics 27 feb implying they won contest F...
by Khalsa
15 Sep 2019 08:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521638

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

And, some of the foreign military attaches & diplomats applauding too! We have to note them down. Why SSridhar ... ??? What an absurd thing to focus on .... When all of the world stands with us and vetoes pakistan attempts , do we want the same thing. No please no. Leave third part out of this....
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 19:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496666

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

There are 3 Akash programs. Akash Mk1 Akash Mk1S - w/seeker Akash Mk2, now the term Akash NG is used. So its likely the Akash Mk1S became the Mk2 The Mk2 became the Akash NG Makes sense? The prior report notes the order is for Akash 2. Since the NG is in devpt, if the report is correct, it means th...
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 19:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 407
Views: 107442

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Noob Pooch. Is the arrester cable elevated or seamed on the deck/runway? Dont they get damaged or spiked when they run over the metallic cables at such high speed? Option 1 https://marshalladg.com/thumbs/insights-news/raf-renews-emergency-arrestor-gear-support-contracts/pendant-cable-1-880x660-q70....
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 525733

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

shaun wrote:
JayS wrote:What is this ugly looking (unpainted??) patch on Su30MKI for, below the cockpit..?? Many Su30MKI have them but not all.
May be due to the gun / canon

Not maybe
But exactly due to gun. The flash needs cleaning which becomes difficult when scrubbing off the paint.
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 16:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 407
Views: 107442

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Rakesh wrote:First post in Page 1 of this thread has been updated.

Please check and kindly add any info if necessary.

Thanks.


I think we love these milestones too boss.
When you update page 1.

Slow but steady wins the race
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496666

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

The Akash 1S is being called the Akash 2? The original Akash 2 being renamed the Akash NG. Can the gurus break it down please ? twitterati and wiki are not aligned. I remember seeing the NG Shape. Quite different. Unsure of NG and Akash 2 are the same thing. Akash 1 - In service Akash 1S - 5 tests ...
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 15:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4345
Views: 729986

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I completely agree! But since VikramA so confidently labelled it outdated, I was trying to find out if he could back up his statement with facts. Dude, he has been claiming, but not providing data to back up his statements. I was giving him space to prove his point as well. But this is great! Movin...
by Khalsa
14 Sep 2019 15:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2761
Views: 454529

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

Chief is so naughty and partial !! :wink: :wink: Bringing his fav Mig-21s squadron back into life. Come on what about some of the 23 or 27 squadrons. LOL Except 02 Mig-27UPG squadrons, all converted to other types! Consider these (from what I remember) - (1) 223 Squadron (Warlords): Mig23MF --> Mig...
by Khalsa
13 Sep 2019 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2761
Views: 454529

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

Oh my God guys. Me and Rakesh were just having a lighter moment. Chill out all you Sherlocks LOL. Its the chiefs prerogative and besides the chief and his IAF belong to the nation. It's does not matter but an Indian take the fight to Sargodha. Now let's please resume the lighter side. My next take C...
by Khalsa
12 Sep 2019 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3670
Views: 795399

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^^^^^^
That is correct. The UMs etc all the two seaters will carry on till the last squadron is there.
We have been picking up the two seaters much after buying from Russia. They still have plenty of life left in them.
by Khalsa
12 Sep 2019 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2761
Views: 454529

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

As per Ajai Shukla, the second Rafale squadron to be raised is No 101 Squadron, Falcons. IAF Chief “resurrects” his former squadron to receive the Rafale http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2019/09/iaf-chief-resurrects-his-former.html Chief is so naughty and partial !! :wink: :wink: Bringing his fav Mig...
by Khalsa
08 Sep 2019 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 36458

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

A Magnificent day for our country !!
by Khalsa
07 Sep 2019 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4345
Views: 729986

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Gagan wrote:
Indranil wrote:Look at the cockpit video of LUH at hot and high conditions. It is still so agile.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1169541193048281089

Khardung La?


Yes and the second part is flying back to Leg. The Descent.
by Khalsa
07 Sep 2019 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4345
Views: 729986

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Note the special coating on the engine boom to prevent it from melting from the hot jet flow over it. What an amazing eye for detail ? Good Lord !! The Ka-226 is another one of the geopolitical buys from Russia in the same way that the Apache is from the USA. I wonder if the armed forces also push ...
by Khalsa
06 Sep 2019 16:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1656
Views: 273951

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

The angled landing gear gives away the lineage
;-)

Gorgeous bird indeed
by Khalsa
05 Sep 2019 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521638

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

chola wrote:^^^ Proud as a Tamil :)


Sir (Salutes a billion) !!
by Khalsa
05 Sep 2019 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521638

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

i had argued a few days after feb 27... in one of the pics of downed a/c, being carted away there is a white stripe visible on the body of the wreckage. now Paki flag has green/white. Indian flag has white in the middle. if there is a white stripe and then grey color it can only mean a PAF wreckage...
by Khalsa
05 Sep 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1459
Views: 416598

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

https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/in-a-big-boost-for-defence-forces-cabinet-clears-procurement-of-akash-missile-system-at-rs-5500-crore/482896 A mega-deal for the purchase of Akash surface to air missiles and 83 light combat aircraft has been cleared by the Union Cabinet. [/quote] I am sic...
by Khalsa
04 Sep 2019 16:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4345
Views: 729986

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

thanks for the correction khalsaji..is my understanding incorrect that in battle of shakargarh we not only broke through their lines and held their counter attacks to retake their positions..I was basing my hypothesis based on that.. no you were much bang on with all of that. The reason we did that...
by Khalsa
03 Sep 2019 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4345
Views: 729986

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Negative .... the Apache will be there to stop the cream of the Pakistani Armoured and Mechanised forces that remain poised to take the chicken neck and threaten Jammu with an overall objective to choke the valley and Ladakh. Its a defensive stand at north of Punjab and South of J&K for us. Thei...
by Khalsa
03 Sep 2019 17:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3670
Views: 795399

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Back to back 6 Su 30 MKI take off from some airbase in India with a lone drummer cheering them by the side of the runway --- with lots of newly built or under construction hangers.. quite a video --- I wonder which airbase it is. Another quality video from the best Aviation videographer of India (I...
by Khalsa
03 Sep 2019 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4345
Views: 729986

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

The one image that answers the questions about the LoooongBow Radar.
yes we did get but not all have it nor do all need it.

Would love a word about this from Vivek_Ahuja about right now.

Image
by Khalsa
03 Sep 2019 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2753
Views: 328649

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014

I just finished watching the AMCA analysis on Rajya Sabha TV and wanted quench my thirst for a 5G a/c from this thread.
We need to buy 64 of these babies in a one off buy instead of licensed or tech share arrangement.

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