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by Khalsa
21 Mar 2019 13:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1158
Views: 126189

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Brar_w sir, fair enough . Infact this is the second or third time you have done it where you have answered my unasked question. Congrats on your mind reading capabilities of why not train with F-22 or 35 as red forces.

:-)
by Khalsa
21 Mar 2019 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

just for fun...i made these GIFs https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-xtq5H20Kj3A/XJIyBRXshwI/AAAAAAAADeo/XlwBuecacEI5lajKfKf3Na67fUvPj2XEwCLcBGAs/s320/Webp.net-gifmaker.gif https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Z9vd2k6N4eY/XJIyBanJw4I/AAAAAAAADes/yz9IBzo6txQM__8KcEmMOjCn7Gn_GxpOwCEwYBhgL/s320/Webp.net-gifmaker%2B%2528...
by Khalsa
21 Mar 2019 12:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 147
Views: 34357

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

I would urge you to continue with that scenario and if you still think no, then lets have another scenario that revolves around calling the Pak Nuclear Bluff. I think there is much to be said for the scenario that I was pursuing with Cerberus. Since its already 150+ pages in, lets take it further t...
by Khalsa
20 Mar 2019 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1158
Views: 126189

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Recent pic of the F-117 flying over Nevada..Rumor has it that they are beginning to be utilized as aggressor red forces to simulate LO intruders and strike aircraft.. https://twitter.com/CombatAir_Mag/status/1100656837303721985 aha Thats why they came out of storage. Many watchers have seen them fl...
by Khalsa
19 Mar 2019 06:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 49634

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

Just stop giving that moron mindspace. The Indian mustachio'ed self proclaimed uber analyst Aroor gave him "bhaav" as some sort of expert. Doubt he has any real world awareness of how complex programs are run & what challenges they face. Just ask anyone in any engineering team with so...
by Khalsa
18 Mar 2019 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 5240

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

A man who I truly admired as RM, perhaps the most capable of them all. A man who challenged the Indian Armed Forces to think outside the daiyra of sena shaetra.

I salute him for the last time.
May he Rest in Peace.
by Khalsa
17 Mar 2019 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 49634

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

Admiral we are always talking financial years wrt delivery or now we are talking calendar year.
Calendar Year: 1 Jan to 31 Dec
Financial Year (Commonwealth): 1st April to 31st March.
by Khalsa
16 Mar 2019 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2483
Views: 490026

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

it was thought of , never practiced or put into action. Combined Arms Ops with Navy, Air Force and Army meant Dacca had fallen and we were shipping out the 90K prisoners at the rate of thousands a day. Comments on Twitter post suggested 40 pilots volunteered for Kamikaze Mein Gott! Epic beyond beli...
by Khalsa
15 Mar 2019 16:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 147
Views: 34357

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

Khalsa-saar: Thanks for kicking this to the top. My dearest Vivek first of all the heart swells with happiness at your return my good friend. Man I feel like his brother has returned from border ha ha ha. I agree its a difference 5 years in the sub-continent however I would like you to continue bec...
by Khalsa
15 Mar 2019 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 49634

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

Inshallah The might bullets of Sekhon shall return to ORP duty at Srinagar !!

What could be more worthy that Sekhons bullets are led by their new boss Abhinandan at Srinagar.
by Khalsa
14 Mar 2019 14:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2483
Views: 490026

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

Sir, i heard it from word of mouth from an IAF officer of those times. I doubt they ever sortied a practice. I was told that it was given serious consideration at that time with groups being formed to plan this in detail and look at options. Many things were in the air, What was the role of the Big ...
by Khalsa
14 Mar 2019 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 96
Views: 20710

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Regarding Paki M109 many of them had been used and given to Pakis at nearly free of cost to Pakis. From barrel to engine no part is manufactured in Pakistan. I bet many need to be cannibalised for parts and out 600 hardly 200 would be operational Wiki chacha says it might be just 120. Funny Pak Art...
by Khalsa
14 Mar 2019 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2483
Views: 490026

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

Something very interesting thing i ever heard from Aviator Anil Chopra about 1971 attack on USS Enterprise https://twitter.com/Chopsyturvey/status/1105732023774339072 it was thought of , never practiced or put into action. Combined Arms Ops with Navy, Air Force and Army meant Dacca had fallen and w...
by Khalsa
14 Mar 2019 13:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3302
Views: 409280

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Rolls-Royce pulls out of Turkish Fighter TF-X programme. BAE systems is still engaged and will be involved in production of TF-X. BAE might not be a good choice for vetting AMCA design given the fact that Turkey is pretty close to Pakistan. https://www.ft.com/content/164c5ee0-3d1d-11e9-8c2f-30761f1...
by Khalsa
14 Mar 2019 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

COs and Flight commanders have often been known to lead from trainers and form up with Army Air Traffic Controllers to manage battle field Ops. I have no doubt believing that the CO of the squadron was in the trainer. Lets see when he gets paraded around upon his return. I doubt one pilot will be as...
by Khalsa
14 Mar 2019 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3930
Views: 569922

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

One of the best videos of the LCH TD-1. I am surprised it has such fewer views. Apologies if already posted. VHWlpVebfKk I am glad you posted this. It seems so so so agile. Not flimsy but agile like a true tiger. I am finding it hard to describe but this damn thing is not going to be easy to target
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 15:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 147
Views: 34357

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

I am kicking this back to the top ... Vivek where are you ?
Admins can you DM or email him ....

Vivek, would love to know the status of the third book.
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 15:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

We have learnt a fair bit too. Our BVR tactics got a wake up call when we went up against the French. But we haven't invested in our fleet as much as we should have. Aye, this was a turning point. The french had us pouring the wine that evening after those exercises. But said that I heard the Mirag...
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 49634

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

I am going to enjoy watching Admiral update Page 1 of this thread.
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 56
Views: 14031

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

In light of second wave of photos and info coming from AI_19. Does the Navy have any planning to go past the 2 X Mk1s flying for them ? Both are the Prototypes. Any plans to go to LSP for say even four of them to iron out any testing, concepts, process building. Anything. Just curious. I have some ...
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

manjgu wrote:this is not crore commander..but a Major/Col rank afsar... crore commander will not sit on a charpoy !


Agreed, I think he is a Brigadier or colonel ... the rank is in the middle of his chest. Amreeki style.
Dated Video.
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 14:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

Apologies if posted previously, but a really good POV of the incident from a neutral viewpoint, also extensive referencing of COPE 2004/05: http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/26880/enough-with-the-indian-mig-21-bison-versus-pakistani-f-16-viper-bullshit In all honesty I take and took umbrage at h...
by Khalsa
13 Mar 2019 14:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 56
Views: 14031

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

In light of second wave of photos and info coming from AI_19. Does the Navy have any planning to go past the 2 X Mk1s flying for them ? Both are the Prototypes. Any plans to go to LSP for say even four of them to iron out any testing, concepts, process building. Anything. Just curious. I have some q...
by Khalsa
12 Mar 2019 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 222
Views: 49634

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

Even without any weight reductions, we are speaking of a fighter which is +8.5/-3.5 G capable, 1.7M capable, with good transonic/supersonic performance, state-of-art avionics and cockpit, and an unrefueled ferry range of 2400 kms. That's a serious swing-role fighter! Will they eventually convert th...
by Khalsa
11 Mar 2019 15:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3790
Views: 386901

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Pak must be trying to diverting our detection system to specific area like sri ganganagar. By making noise around one area, would cause our attention getting diverted from something else.. Sri Ganganagar is very very important. The Rest cannot be said on an open forum. Its very important, they know...
by Khalsa
11 Mar 2019 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

if I am a pakistani ... would I call someone a sikh because they have a beard or am I going to call them a sikh because they are wearing a patka or both. This old man's interview has perplexed me from day one ... there was another video in which this old man said the second pilot got thrashed and t...
by Khalsa
11 Mar 2019 14:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

possible that the PAF pilot had a beard?? PAF pilots are allowed to keep beards. if I am a pakistani ... would I call someone a sikh because they have a beard or am I going to call them a sikh because they are wearing a patka or both. This old man's interview has perplexed me from day one ... there...
by Khalsa
07 Mar 2019 14:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

First of all I am happy to await the official word from IAF spokesperson and I will take their word for it. Now ... while I am waiting lets indulge in some observations from what we can see. On Twitter, Anshul marks this with a circle and at this moment I am convinced that the RPG warhead just came ...
by Khalsa
07 Mar 2019 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

Bugger is sure the MiG was downed by an AMRAAM? How did the pilot escape unscathed? (Ulan Batori is a Mongolian-based yak herder, dung-sweeper and Strategic Affairs Analyst for UNCN, the Duniya's greatest and most accurate source for accurate in-depth probing analysis. ) I bow to you and your wisdo...
by Khalsa
07 Mar 2019 06:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

Aye, hopefully we will hear about a F16 trainer crash after 7 years
Killing two pilots.
by Khalsa
07 Mar 2019 06:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

I doubt it Saar if that is the wreckage
by Khalsa
06 Mar 2019 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

nam, nothing will happen. They will stay stuff like we are watching this so closely so closely that we can't see jack. They operate P3s, tomorrow in a war if they attack and sink our sub, what we are going to do. Run to Boeing or whoever makes them and say.... but you said weapons cannot be used to ...
by Khalsa
06 Mar 2019 15:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

This makes a good reading of how the encounter went and is quite close to what I am putting together as well. The F-16 ejection was bloody high 26 K... shit at that altitude.... you are going to get unconscious if the gas mask is ripped off your face which I am sure it does by wind factor. https://w...
by Khalsa
06 Mar 2019 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

Regarding the usage of F-16s and AMRAAMs, I think we fellas need to understand a few things. The proportion of F-16s sold for anti Taliban anti terror related purposes is less than 50%. The mainstay of the F-16s fleet has been there since Soviet Afghan times and I refuse to believe those a/c come un...
by Khalsa
05 Mar 2019 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3790
Views: 386901

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Singha wrote:Whatever it is , even the pylon seems to have ripped off

Huh
Sorry Singha sir
What is this about
by Khalsa
05 Mar 2019 06:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3790
Views: 386901

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

sudeepj wrote:
Khalsa wrote:Where is that video


see if you can translate the punjabi..
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1965783893550569


Why am I going to random videos of egg vs lava on Facebook why I click on that
by Khalsa
05 Mar 2019 06:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

No you are right. Probably chopper crash
by Khalsa
05 Mar 2019 06:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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

First video is from suryakiran crash Third is Abhi. Second I all confused about. Clothes of public is kashmiri. Pehren and all. In the last dying second. Is that air intake of an F-16 that I can see. This pilot if him was either brave enough to stay in the cockpit till impact or was killed or render...
by Khalsa
05 Mar 2019 04:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1468
Views: 183277

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



He is a complete idiot. He does not care which Punjab he becomes the chief minister of

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