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by Khalsa
12 Dec 2017 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2348
Views: 292877

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

On our way to a bumper count this year.
Well done to the IA on return to basic infantry tactics.

Pak's biggest mistake in giving us Combat Experience.
by Khalsa
07 Dec 2017 01:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

are the IAF squadrons a 16 craft or a 20 craft squadron ?
what does the IAF book say ...
by Khalsa
06 Dec 2017 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3559
Views: 215668

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Take BMos for instance.Sev. countries want it and it appears to have been cleared by the BMos Corp. with the approval of both Ind. and Ru. Vietnam is most likely to be the first customer. But who is likely to be the seller ? Indian offer to sell Brahmos missiles to Vietnam stalled Ironically, the b...
by Khalsa
05 Dec 2017 01:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Hal seems to be doing everything possible NOT to produce LCA. While Hal Chairman has produced 100 interviews talking about potential to produce 24 LCA per annum but HAL has actually produced total of only 2 IOC LCA in last 8-9 months. Seems Dalal lobby, IAF, HAL are happy at the current situation. ...
by Khalsa
01 Dec 2017 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5104
Views: 432997

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Rakesh and Khalsa. With several potential international sales brewing, including a $2.78 billion deal for 19 F-16Vs for Bahrain, Lockheed expects to extend F-16 production beyond 2022. Think how much 114 F16s will cost for IAF at that rate. And compare to how many Tejas Mk2? Good God. This madness ...
by Khalsa
30 Nov 2017 05:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165326

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

^^^^ Daemn @@@

the steel finish is impressive.
Just a PS at the moment I guess
by Khalsa
30 Nov 2017 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5104
Views: 432997

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Last Fort Worth built F-16 leaves LM factory Data Point 1: The fifth-generation fighter line will eventually cannibalise the smaller F-16 facility, as Lockheed makes room for the F-35 production ramp up. Data Point 2: Lockheed will transition F-16 production to an existing facility in Greenville, S...
by Khalsa
28 Nov 2017 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

End of the rumour mill , thank god.
Does India like to fly the Defence Minister of a strategically important country in orphaned aeroplanes.
by Khalsa
28 Nov 2017 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165326

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

Indranil wrote:
Khalsa wrote:
LOL
toba tek singh what ?
can I get a bit of whats going on with Dal , Dhania and Toba tek Singh.

No.

why ?
by Khalsa
27 Nov 2017 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5104
Views: 432997

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

okay since we have bashed this for 126 pages
what do you do ?

Make in India or do another off the shelf purchase till you develop LCA Mk2 or AMCA to fill that area
if make in india then which one.... just answer it don't give your reasons or thinking behind.
by Khalsa
27 Nov 2017 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2957
Views: 252796

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Wait what ?!
Admiral explain please.

Is Army using some sort of emergency/ urgent spending as justification to get the Spike ?
by Khalsa
27 Nov 2017 02:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

shiv wrote:My article in Swarajya

Who is trying to sabotage the Tejas



Nice one, Doctor.
Kudos and thanks for putting pen to the paper.

We need more of these.
by Khalsa
26 Nov 2017 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165326

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

....Oper di gur gur di annexe di bay dhania di mung daal di of Toba Tek Singh and Pakistan..... Bhavnao mein na bha karo....sab rakshak hai yahan he prabu! this ponga pundit requests you to please read this statement of yours LOL toba tek singh what ? can I get a bit of whats going on with Dal , Dh...
by Khalsa
24 Nov 2017 01:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165326

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

PS: China purchased an entire IL-76 testbed How different is a IL-76 testbed from an IL-76 ? Why can't the IAF let go of one of these ? (don't answer that it lessens the capability of the squadron, yes I know about that). Please explain what needs to be done to this IL-76 craft to turn it into a te...
by Khalsa
24 Nov 2017 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

The question I am asking is if there is an official statement from the MoD under Jaitley or Nirmala Sitharam asking the air force to forgo the single engine fighter in favor of Tejas. That is a rumour as far as I can tell. In fact that rumour has taken root on BRF. Nothing to do with Parikkar. In f...
by Khalsa
22 Nov 2017 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1181
Views: 112177

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^^^ thats a green coloured Abrams. And a graphic designer at Times now who is really good at googling.
by Khalsa
17 Nov 2017 01:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5104
Views: 432997

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Read my latest post in the Intl quoting the Pentagon report on the sorry state of affairs with the JSF and others , where one expert says that the JSF is inferior to a MIG-21 will defeat it in A-to-A combat! Honestly I have always given you leeway but from today I signal my intention to call you ou...
by Khalsa
17 Nov 2017 00:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2874
Views: 126738

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

^^^^ Yeah good one Admiral, I will go with it.

Ahem Cough ummm I think ACM might need to put in extra hours every week to pass that fitness test soon by the way.
by Khalsa
13 Nov 2017 00:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Rakesh wrote:Hakeem: Russian products are pieces of shit as per the import lobby.


Minor quibble with that sentence, Admiral.
Depends, in which century are you talking.

or lets put it this way.
There is a Russian Import Lobby , Italian Import Lobby etc etc.
by Khalsa
12 Nov 2017 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 165326

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

I really love The Tribune from Chandigarh. They give some really goood tidbits of info. With 278 missions, 35-yr-old Sqn looks forward to President’s Standard http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jalandhar/with-278-missions-35-yr-old-sqn-looks-forward-to-president-s-standard/496430.html Group Captain P...
by Khalsa
12 Nov 2017 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

have we pondered that this scare mongering etc etc inside copy of the stats and reports from ACM Dhanoa's bedside papers etc
could very well be the
death throes of the Make in India Single Engine Fighter programme, the plane and not the thread on Bharat Rakshak.
by Khalsa
08 Nov 2017 01:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2348
Views: 292877

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

American rifles are easily available on the Pak Afghan border, recovered from dead US soldiers and killed Afghan forces who are also being issued with american reserves.

Not to mention the desi armouries around Peshawar are churning replicas by the thousands each year.
by Khalsa
08 Nov 2017 00:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5104
Views: 432997

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Looks like US is using "trade-deficit" as counter to India's "ToT" demand. US wants to sell F16 without any significant ToT and wants India to buy it as is to reduce Trade Deficit. They are also doing things like putting Rupee under monitoring. And it will not stop here. Various...
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2017 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1684
Views: 242954

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

It looks like the chinis will be putting EMALS in an 80K-ton conventional carrier with an integrated power system (IPS.) https://cdn3.i-scmp.com/sites/default/files/images/methode/2017/11/01/8decdd62-bed9-11e7-b942-6d23cbdef96a_972x_194219.jpg [/quote] Smart move !! EMALS and flattop instead of jum...
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2017 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3656
Views: 528944

Re: Small Arms Thread

"Therefore the 7.62 wins." Yes, but Shukla's story say the plans are the opposite; that the army does not want to provide the imported 7.62mm rifles to the CI units like RR. Correct, I believe the RR and CI units will be seen in a different light just like the Paras for the Tavors. There ...
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2017 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5104
Views: 432997

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Rakesh wrote:Saar, agreed. I was using easy Math but it turned out to be Lahori math :)


No wonder I found it okay because I am half Lahoria.
ha ha ha
by Khalsa
06 Nov 2017 04:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3656
Views: 528944

Re: Small Arms Thread

From the Shukla story: The chief explains the army has evaluated two different weapons philosophies. The assault rifle it has chosen for the infantry is a weapon optimised for conventional war, with a longer range and a larger bullet that kills or completely incapacitates the enemy soldiers that it...
by Khalsa
03 Nov 2017 06:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3452
Views: 219633

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Indranil wrote:I can't type much (just had a son).


Congratulations!!

and yes be prepared to use that sentence and lot more in your life
by Khalsa
01 Nov 2017 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2898
Views: 279078

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

2 short videos (of same rescue by Indian army aviation) https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/925345081535561728 https://twitter.com/Leopard212/status/925347658763460609 ah you beat me to this. RESPECT to the pairs of brass balls riding in the front seats. Respect, Also to the engine and the craft....
by Khalsa
31 Oct 2017 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1181
Views: 112177

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Does that include Russians too Phillip ? I am not trolling you. Genuinely asking ..... what benefit as the Indian industry recieved by manufacturing Mig-21 and T-72. Our Arjun and Tejas are not being purchased in high numbers. Where are we going wrong ? Note: I am not a fan of F-16 Make in India eit...
by Khalsa
30 Oct 2017 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2898
Views: 279078

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

If the info is not released someone will say "Chinese cyber warfare" and promptly have a pant browning episode. Even object hitting tail could be Chinese cyberwar - starting from butterfly in Beijing, remember. I agree, the Dhoti Shiver started when a AN-32 went down followed by a flanker...
by Khalsa
26 Oct 2017 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2302
Views: 274086

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

This thread will be cleaned up soon, along with the SE thread. Please, no more responses on the above or replies to the above. Thank you god, a return to the actual topic. Let me infuse a pic. ;-) https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22712285_1552642431496866_8796643494840943401_o.jpg?oh=...
by Khalsa
26 Oct 2017 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2874
Views: 126738

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Thank you @Rakesh.
By the way the shot of the C130 landing just on its front wheel (I mean the split seconds while just the front is in touchdown mode) is equally impressive.

I think the right handside wheelset may have touched down.
by Khalsa
26 Oct 2017 01:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2348
Views: 292877

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

the plot seems weak .... could be something else that is not being disclosed
by Khalsa
26 Oct 2017 01:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 73
Views: 13087

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

https://www.dawn.com/news/1364641/pakistan-fortifies-border-with-afghanistan-to-reduce-cross-border-attacks PA is fencing parts of the border with afghanistan. This article has a collection of photos including some of the sensors they are installing awesome the cows are coming home. Spend money on ...
by Khalsa
26 Oct 2017 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3763
Views: 346406

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^^^
does or doesn't ?
by Khalsa
23 Oct 2017 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2874
Views: 126738

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Ajai Shukla takes offense to Modi wearing Army Camo. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DMqDoUXUQAAup1Z.jpg:large It's a criminal offence, Mr @narendramodi, to impersonate a soldier in uniform. The only uniform you've the right to wear is khaki knickers. https://twitter.com/ajaishukla/status/92169488620559...
by Khalsa
22 Oct 2017 09:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2874
Views: 126738

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/9BDD/production/_98010993_img_7544.jpg Major General (Retd) Sheonan Singh on the Right Hand Side. Little Known Fact, he is the nephew of Shaheed Bhagat Singh. His father was Bhagat Singh's younger brother. And Major Sheonan served with my father in Sri La...

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