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by Khalsa
30 Sep 2020 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206503

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Dear Admiral Should the question be ? What is there that needs saving by Arjun ? Khalsa sirji, The irony is that after foisting on us their tank philosophy they have embraced more modern concepts that are seen in Western tanks. The autonomous turret in the T14 affords better crew survivability and ...
by Khalsa
29 Sep 2020 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206503

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Rakesh wrote:Clicked on the link above and the irony of the title, which I have reproduced in bold below...

How the T-90S got into the Indian Army and saved the Russian tank building

Who will save Arjun?


Dear Admiral

Should the question be ?

What is there that needs saving by Arjun ?
by Khalsa
13 Sep 2020 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048196

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Look at the speed of the decision-making for the LCH's primary ATGM system... could you elaborate more on this please if you know anything more than the usual we already know of ? any juicy technical bits that are delaying this more than what we alrready know ? Thank you & Good to see you back ...
by Khalsa
13 Aug 2020 15:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31075

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

Many Thanks to Both Hari Nair and Ramana Sirs
by Khalsa
12 Aug 2020 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31075

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

_ Sir I am quoting you to ask you some questions. The current engagement (RFP) of 15 LSP crafts. Is that being negotiated and led with the Indian Air Force only ? i.e the IAF are negotiating for 10 IAF and 5 Army birds on behalf the army ? is so why is that. Why isn't the army negotiating independe...
by Khalsa
09 Aug 2020 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 335126

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

OMG, the Navy is going to go for Raffy.
I am sure of it now. That pose is that of post flight.
:D
by Khalsa
09 Aug 2020 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1811
Views: 356466

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

I am a Pakistani F-16 , I am an and top of my class. I am Paki Top Gun wallah. I took out your BlackJack as it tried to attack Gwadar from the west. Down went 5 Crew and 25 Brahmos missiles with a Single AIM-120C. I am a Pakistani F-16 , I am an and top of my class. I am Paki Top Gun wallah. I am co...
by Khalsa
06 Aug 2020 15:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316378

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

It wasn't going anywhere quickly either John. the DRDO-OFB combination meant the army was dragging its feet on the matter as well.
by Khalsa
06 Aug 2020 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 335126

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Question for you Admiral
Has Admiral Arun Prakash flow the Rafale ?
by Khalsa
06 Aug 2020 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 335126

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

The exact quote is at 33:21 https://youtu.be/oJZjMfYGnGM?t=1971 His whole interview is GOLD Ramana If his numbers are true (and I have no reason to doubt it), Air HQ is likely building the case for additional Rafales. The AM states that if 90 additional Rafales are bought, it will bring the number ...
by Khalsa
05 Aug 2020 16:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 335126

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

ramana wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:I didnt understand his logic he said something 90 rafale was equal 114 F16 or Gripen.


Request. Can you please find the exact quote?

Thanks in advance.


The exact quote is at 33:21

https://youtu.be/oJZjMfYGnGM?t=1971

His whole interview is GOLD Ramana
by Khalsa
05 Aug 2020 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1811
Views: 356466

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

First of all the BlackJacks and Bears are slow and lumbering. What was the premise for both of these aircraft ? Lets dig and suppose a bit shall we Both actually were supposed to be superior at sea where the Soviet Navy was not. I do not believe they will do well at all in a theatre that is jam pack...
by Khalsa
03 Aug 2020 15:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1811
Views: 356466

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

The funny thing is both of you agree that Marshal Filipov drags and brags about his Russian wares.
Both of you agree that Bears and Blackjacks had merits and are perhaps not the hottest piece of slice you need right now.
:-)
by Khalsa
29 Jul 2020 17:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690115

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

Neela wrote:Doesnt matter. More people should be interested in defense. More kids needs to take up aeronautics & propulsion. We need a whole bunch of new companies to cater to the various sectors in domestic market.


Here here
a post to enshrine and keep as a model.

The essence of BR Forums
by Khalsa
27 Jul 2020 16:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

basant wrote:Tejas is ADA's product for Government of India.

I just want to take a minute to read this again and again and again.
and then reword it as ?
Tejas is ADA's design to be used for creating a product that meets the requirements of Indian Armed Forces.
by Khalsa
19 Jul 2020 17:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

I don't get the references but I do get the B Team. What saddens me is not that Nambi said it cause I know everyone has a B Team. China does, Pak does... everyone does. What is sad is the previous B team is almost retired and buried and we don't see the orders. I cannot understand why the cash or in...
by Khalsa
13 Jul 2020 16:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1305
Views: 405205

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

One of the best things to come out of the Pakistani Air Crash just recently has been the finding of invalid pilots licenses. The whole of EU suspending PIA flights was the best Karma could buy, the only thing that spoilt it from getting any sweeter was COVID. If the cancelling had happened during fu...
by Khalsa
13 Jul 2020 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Logistics
Replies: 85
Views: 15482

Re: Logistics

The 3rd Infantry Div in Leh before 1995 (with 28 de-inducted into the Valley) used to necessitate 3 X IL-76 flights (min) + 5 X An-32 + 2 X An-12s every winter day to keep the souls fed and warm. Siachen was fed via Thoise airfield and used to suck up an equivalent amount of flights. Now post Kargil...
by Khalsa
13 Jul 2020 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177890

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

I am so happy for this to happen (Sig purchase). This should hopefully kill the AK 203 JV.
I just hope we have a clear desi rifle contender like the Light Utility Helicopter against the the Russian JV.
by Khalsa
12 Jul 2020 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

basant wrote:
eklavya wrote:^^^^
Nice pictures. What’s the munition under the outer pylons?

2xR-77 (and GSh-23 cannon under fuselage).


there you go folks. Told you an eagle eyed one poster could pick up Gasha from a distance.
:-)
by Khalsa
05 Jul 2020 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

Kartik wrote:
basant wrote:It could be first FOC too, right? I mean tail# is not visible.


Tail number isn't visible, but where the Main Landing Gear doors are, one can see the number '14'. That's SP-14, with the 'Flying Daggers'.



Should we not looking for the gun to diff IOC and FOC birds ?
by Khalsa
16 Jun 2020 16:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967386

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Permanent member of the UN, Communist Super Power CHINA kills three soldiers of the Democratic Nation of India after a border incident during a well planned and orchestrated border invasion of India.

Suggest we tweet this and take the war on cyberspace, ON !
by Khalsa
02 Jun 2020 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

What Holds Back Indian Military Aviation Development – Historic Perspective By a Retired Surgeon ======= Our own Shiv garu wrote it. The above touches the same points Shiv garu made in this BRF thread long back in 2012 (Must read thread for new BRFites) :-) ==> Link --Vamsee I have seen it in actio...
by Khalsa
27 May 2020 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4518
Views: 1034134

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Time to definitely screw their 5G contract bidding chance until they withdraw
by Khalsa
26 May 2020 14:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

Cross Posting from the MRCA Thread and I have slightly tweaked the sub-points. Next time somebody asks you: 1. Is manufacturing MWF in 2028 okay? Answer: Tell them that IF MMRCA is to be signed in 2020, its production would conclude in 2032 and that is deemed as okay ! 1.b If the Gripen in chosen, i...
by Khalsa
16 May 2020 17:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

Do not bring the good Grp Captain here. Especially under another name.... his knowledge he will shine and his Tejas will be visible from beneath the fake name. + Since when did we start asking Indian Officers to start hiding Leave him on twitter, he slays millions over there. I thank god that he is ...
by Khalsa
13 May 2020 15:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 836250

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I am very okay with out muscling them hand to hand.
by Khalsa
13 May 2020 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

Can I see documented evidence or a document of the final order ?
For 83 Mk1A.

Same for the Arjun. Funds cleared etc etc.
I have not seen the ink from the army.
by Khalsa
13 May 2020 15:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 335126

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

What India has learnt from the Tejas program (~35 aircraft to date) is far more valuable than license producing the hundreds of MiG-21s, MiG-27s, Su-30MKIs and Jaguars. How could Mk1, Mk1A, Mk2, TEDBF, ORCA, TEJEX exist if there was no Tejas TD (Technology Demonstrator)? We SDRE Indians obviously c...
by Khalsa
12 May 2020 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2234
Views: 335126

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Rakesh wrote:Ghar ki Murgi Daal Barabar



Sat_Bachan !!
by Khalsa
28 Apr 2020 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1460
Views: 280397

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Self edited
by Khalsa
21 Mar 2020 17:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690115

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

The MMRCA is the eternal carrot that just keeps on giving.
You can sleep without worrying... more Tejas are coming in the form of FOC, Mk1A, Mk2 aka MWF
by Khalsa
21 Mar 2020 17:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

Thank you for the explanation Dileep. How is this obsolescence issue not present in SP-17 (formerly SP-21) and all other FOC fighters? Has it been already catered for by upgrading to new LRUs? Wait wait .... formerly SP-21. Is that formal and official now that 21 and 22 will be re-named/ renumbered...
by Khalsa
19 Mar 2020 14:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

Here is the detail from the presentation by Yogindra at SIATI SCM Conference: LCA Division is line 1. They also manage the outsourcing and supply chain management. Their current capacity is 8 AC per year. Aircraft Division is Line 2. Here they run the second sub assembly and integration lines. Thei...
by Khalsa
17 Mar 2020 15:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084670

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

I think the question about the remaining 15 FOC aircraft has been answered by HAL. They are coming in the next FY.
@Rakesh.
Their press release is beautiful. I think I have read 10 times now and can feel the amount of the work that has been done to make this come true.
Kudos to them.
by Khalsa
16 Mar 2020 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 822
Views: 206503

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Seems like recycled news !! we must be running out of things to say.

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