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by Khalsa
20 Sep 2019 17:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1686
Views: 429525

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: 3283
Views: 490710

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: 2368
Views: 387554

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: 3283
Views: 490710

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: 3283
Views: 490710

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: 3283
Views: 490710

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: 1686
Views: 429525

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: 284
Views: 76722

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: 3323
Views: 503258

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: 284
Views: 76722

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: 1686
Views: 429525

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: 4320
Views: 704440

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: 2368
Views: 387554

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: 2368
Views: 387554

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: 3285
Views: 709552

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: 2368
Views: 387554

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: 182
Views: 33515

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: 4320
Views: 704440

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: 4320
Views: 704440

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: 1644
Views: 263532

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: 3283
Views: 490710

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: 3283
Views: 490710

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: 1066
Views: 303238

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: 4320
Views: 704440

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: 4320
Views: 704440

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: 3285
Views: 709552

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: 4320
Views: 704440

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: 2740
Views: 317622

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.
by Khalsa
02 Sep 2019 17:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3944
Views: 751705

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

J-10s and Gripens. They look barely distinguishable from each other. Scratch the Gripen off our MMRCA list, looks like Cheen have access to it from the Thais. https://mobile.twitter.com/dafengcao/status/1168377018913705984 dafeng cao @dafengcao PLAAF J-10s & RTAF JAS-39s fly in formation. https...
by Khalsa
02 Sep 2019 17:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3944
Views: 751705

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Russian kids versus Made-in-China drone. Guess the outcome. LOL https://mobile.twitter.com/RupprechtDeino/status/1168230470917742593 @Rupprecht_A @RupprechtDeino Not sure if this is the usual way to say good bye in Russia ... some Russians kids wrecked the Wing Loong II display model after the MAKS...
by Khalsa
29 Aug 2019 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 328917

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

the problem is the thin air and short runway of Leh. I suspect the problem would be the sink rate of the 747 during landing instead of the takeoff Though it is not 1:1 replacement for airlift capability, don't forget expected railway line to Leh. Though I cannot answer when. LOL yeah and My grandki...
by Khalsa
28 Aug 2019 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3285
Views: 709552

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

Local police have no jurisdiction inside a AF base unless they have been called to assist with a situation.
Besides... if we need this many men to protect an A/F officer our country has already gone to the dogs.
by Khalsa
28 Aug 2019 15:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 902
Views: 234378

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The pressure on IK is way high. bajwa just got his extension done and will now be working on how to save Pak Army reputation. Two ways to achieve this. 1. Remove IK and show a action taken kind of approach, which is largely symbolic in nature. 2. Leave IK and let him implode slowly and lay more blam...
by Khalsa
28 Aug 2019 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 328917

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Agreed, the amount of tweaking that would be required to service the routine shuttle service between Chandigarh and Leh| thoise would be peanuts compared to the life that would be saved of these airframes. Many large airlines are offloading 747s but I am not sure about the running costs vs C-17. Di...
by Khalsa
27 Aug 2019 17:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1644
Views: 263532

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Zynda wrote:This video is amazing and hilarious at same time...



Was that a stress test of the landing gear for the Navalised version ?
;-)
by Khalsa
27 Aug 2019 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 328917

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

We should look at getting 747-8Fs, which can do serious heavy lifting, although only with proper airports. The C17s can do a niche role where required whereas the civilian freighters can handle the routine loads. Not everything requires C-17s, with routine palletized loads the 747 can do a great jo...
by Khalsa
27 Aug 2019 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 902
Views: 234378

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Coming to your specific question, a repeat of Kargil in 2019 is not possible. Simply because most of the gaps have been plugged. And with heightened tensions, both sides are keeping an eagle eye on the other side. But I again repeat, hyper-local actions are still possible. Thank you , supplementary...
by Khalsa
27 Aug 2019 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 902
Views: 234378

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Has Pakistan been building up its Local Armed Forces in PoK to a level where it can straighten Line of Control or even intrude to a very deep amount at certain please ?

Is Kargil II stirring in their minds ?

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