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by Khalsa
16 Dec 2018 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Unsure if this has been asked before. And picking it up from where Ajai Shukla states that IAF will not order Tejas in larger numbers because of lack of integration between meteor and non European radar. What did Europeans say your will say on the question of integrating DRDO Astra with Euro radars....
by Khalsa
12 Dec 2018 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3704
Views: 498120

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Gorgeous shots Admiral. Slowly but surely. I get a feeling Admiral, this baby will be in numbers with both the services before the LCHs. Well, the requirement of LUH class is many fold that of requirement of LCH class. So eventually LUH will see much higher numbers in service. But what makes you sa...
by Khalsa
11 Dec 2018 15:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3704
Views: 498120

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Gorgeous shots Admiral.
Slowly but surely.

I get a feeling Admiral, this baby will be in numbers with both the services before the LCHs.
by Khalsa
11 Dec 2018 15:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Israeli radar means Tejas won’t have Meteor missile Shookla ji just posted this.. what on god's green earth did I just read ? Do we have Meteor in our inventory ? Do we intend to have it on our rafales ? What about our mighty Su-30 and Mig-29 , Jaguar and Mig-21 fleet ? Are they all lined up for fr...
by Khalsa
02 Dec 2018 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3247
Views: 531876

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

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Chinese SH-15, 155mm wheeled SPH under evaluation in PAKISTAN
by Khalsa
02 Dec 2018 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 100581

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

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Chinese SH-15, 155mm wheeled SPH under evaluation in PAKISTAN
by Khalsa
02 Dec 2018 02:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

^^^ Page 1 of this dhaaga updated based on above. Please check. Take special note of sub-heading titled, Future Milestones Planned in 2018, 2019 and 2020 . Six Mk1s delivered to date (as of 29 Nov 2018), compared to 3 deliveries in 2017, two deliveries in 2016 and one delivery in 2014. Keep it up! ...
by Khalsa
27 Nov 2018 01:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1484
Views: 194973

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Austin wrote:First Prototype of Mi-38T flew



Really ? I thought the Mi-38 prototypes has been flying for a while now since December 2003.
by Khalsa
22 Nov 2018 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 810
Views: 144130

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^^^ Wait
I am just catching up on the Gigoros
For 500 MIllion

We are getting 2 almost built frigates from Russia and License Building 2.
So 4 in total ?

Apologies if I have the wrong end of the stick chaps
by Khalsa
20 Nov 2018 01:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 939
Views: 144613

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

The good admiral is doing what he must do, first . A battle ready Naval Force capable of defending Bay of Bengal from China BhaiJaan and annihilating the PN in Arabian Sea. Everything else is secondary. We as a nation need to ensure that we too must do what needs to be done first . Those two aims do...
by Khalsa
19 Nov 2018 14:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 939
Views: 144613

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Thanks for sharing! Now get back there and give a lecture on how we need to believe in ourselves! #WeCanDoIt! around your can do it attitude. Its akin to an animal being born in a zoo to parents whose parents were born in the zoo. How would you ever understand that you can hunt our own and form you...
by Khalsa
15 Nov 2018 08:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 767
Views: 86245

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

Back to the IAF.It too has been short-sighted in not pursuing the STOVL option when for decades the UK based its Gr. Harriets in German woods as airfields in a war with the USSR would be rendered inoperable with sustained attacks. STOVL birds would be invaluable in mountainous terrain.During Kargil...
by Khalsa
15 Nov 2018 01:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

It has been the best week of my life lurking and frequenting this thread.
So much bliss seeing the tempo build up.
by Khalsa
08 Nov 2018 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34603

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Singha wrote:To me it looks size and shape of a 688 class boat about 110m long which fits a 6500-7000t weight

Well there are two humans standing on the sail to scale.
by Khalsa
08 Nov 2018 01:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Is that landing with the arresting hook integrated? Seems like it could be, but the dust completely shrouds it. the more I stared at that image (at work) the more detail I could see Reference to the right hand tyre. Just above the tyre I spy a piece of equipment that looks like a specialist camera ...
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2018 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3247
Views: 531876

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I was just about to ask ... how many of these are certified to be fired off the JF-17.
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2018 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34603

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

I would look for the pakis to get some Yuan subs modified for such purposes if they can obtain or develop a compact solid fuel n-missile. time and again they have improvised to find solutions with limited means, like using sidewinder heat seeking missiles to target our posts in snow capped areas. I...
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2018 06:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34603

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

The second one is an Akula graphic used by a media house.
Its the first one that is the closest.
by Khalsa
07 Nov 2018 05:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34603

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

The Indian Navy (and India) lost an icon - Vice Admiral Manohar Prahlad Awati, PVSM, VrC, (Retd). I would like to believe that he has joined Varuna to watch over the Arihant (and her sisters) on her deterrence patrols. Shano Varuna! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrNmppxWkAA8oOK.jpg Shano Varuna! Rest...
by Khalsa
04 Nov 2018 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

JayS wrote:We have been over this so many times.

Line 1 = 5 (original) + 3 (extended in Kiran Hanger)
Line 2 = 8 (previous Hawk line)
Line 3 = ? (Proposed in Nashik)


Yah Khuda !!
We are not doing this again are we

:D :D :D
by Khalsa
04 Nov 2018 04:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3247
Views: 531876

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

^^^^
Those air intakes. Oh my god
its the grandson of F-117
by Khalsa
01 Nov 2018 12:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3247
Views: 531876

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

it had a Russian engine originally. So does the JF-17. Issue is not Russian engines or Russian objection. They would have been happy to sell hundreds of Al-31s. We, for some reason, like to imagine the Russians as reluctant participants. The RD-93 powering the Blunder shows us pointedly they are no...
by Khalsa
01 Nov 2018 02:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 860
Views: 177473

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

Is this in the same area as the recent shooting death of Indian soldier from a head shot that penetrated the Kevlar helmet? M4 is accurate to 500m and was used to 800m in Afghanistan. Also its bullet is designed to penetrate body armor with its steel core. Vicky Nanjappa says these M4s are Taliban ...
by Khalsa
31 Oct 2018 15:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3247
Views: 531876

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Apparently the J10B WS10X TVC testbed will be at the Zhuhai Airshow as well. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1938/43793514820_3a8cb26a64_o.jpg I just have one question and I much rather be given an academic and non-financial answer. Why did PAF not go for this despite all the doors being open to them...
by Khalsa
30 Oct 2018 06:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3090
Views: 400686

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Few things to note Ours was called a Brigade HQ theirs was called an administrative HQ.... administrative for what ? Batt level .... company level ? Judging by the photo ... something less than a Brigade HQ was targeted. Maybe a 2 company HQ or a batt HQ. Maybe an ASC supply depo. Remember we are de...
by Khalsa
28 Oct 2018 14:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1484
Views: 194973

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Manish_P wrote:Holy S%^$ :shock:

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Okay I have seen everything now.
Switch off the Internet
by Khalsa
28 Oct 2018 14:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3247
Views: 531876

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Our GoI & MoD lack vision, even now India can buy the An-70 completely as replacement for MTA. with no customers they will be happy to sell complete licence and IP to anyone willing to pay, if negotiated properly we could even by its engine design also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonov_An-7...
by Khalsa
24 Oct 2018 01:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3090
Views: 400686

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I see the MEA summoned the Pak Amby to protest and get them to take the bodies back. Reading between the lines it seems we got ambushed by their BAT team but did not get overrun and killed two of their BATs in process which is remarkable achievement. There is a high stress on training our soldiers t...
by Khalsa
19 Oct 2018 09:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

LOL imagine if Russia, China, France, EU everyone had said that. You might make AMCA or Tejas Mk2 one day... hence you are a competitor. We won't let you see our product, but you can buy it and fly it. FFS https://udaipurkiran.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/sitharaman-visits-dassault-aviation-plant-...
by Khalsa
19 Oct 2018 00:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 629
Views: 77463

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Fantastic https://twitter.com/RoyalNavy/status/1051481960923766784?s=19 Found something interesting down that thread you posted. The Russians did it more than 50 years ago. https://twitter.com/VtemeTema/status/1052125790534553600 Rolling landing, they are just using basic principles mastered by Yak...
by Khalsa
19 Oct 2018 00:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1584
Views: 227942

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

I bow to the forum contributors and mods for the work in the last two pages of this thread.
Well done guys, keep contributing but also remember the opportunity to show your brilliance was provided by a disagreement on the other side.
by Khalsa
19 Oct 2018 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

There is nothing to be proud of UAE minister's visit to HAL. They are simply planning to develop their own aircraft industry. All HAL is doing is introducing technology to a future competitor. That rather myopic or atleast you are tethering yourself to a very short period based view, IMHO. What abo...
by Khalsa
15 Oct 2018 13:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2005
Views: 367204

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

^^^^

ha ha ha ha
that actually took a while ... I kept on reading it as nau Sena after viewing the pics.

Daemn !! Aditi ... you go Girl !!
Show em what it means to have Integrated Defence Command !!

Nau Sena , Thal Sena who cares .... its Congress sena !!
by Khalsa
15 Oct 2018 01:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3553
Views: 423473

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Currently, Brigadiers command a brigade with 3,000+ men, and Major Generals command divisions, which have 10,000+ men. IBGs will supposedly have 6,000 men. Somewhere between a brigade and a division. If that's true, than a regular Major General commanding an IBG would be a demotion of sorts. And a ...
by Khalsa
15 Oct 2018 01:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1584
Views: 227942

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

Although I was not happy at the involvement and implications of Reliance and how they (govt) even allowed this deal to go from squeaky clean to a point where others doubt and too many coincidences seen, the Politicalisation of HAL by Rahul Gandhi is a brand new low. The irony of the meeting was ... ...
by Khalsa
11 Oct 2018 01:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2939
Views: 199118

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

I still remember the caption below the picture. An armoured commander getting his order by hand. Try Intercepting this ! My goodness, you actually remember that caption! I am impressed. When the galleries were being created in BR Main site....20+ years ago...if memory serves me correct, I wrote tha...
by Khalsa
11 Oct 2018 01:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3034
Views: 632510

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Rakesh wrote:excellent news. I truly enjoy updating page 1 of this thread.

Keep the good work!



he he I knew you would be doing that.
GO GO GO HAL !!

Yeh Dil Mange More !!
by Khalsa
10 Oct 2018 00:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 114
Views: 22865

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Leading and slightly off topic from the good Admiral's post above.
Do folks from BR take part in Saurav Jha's Indigenisation Appreciation Hour ?
by Khalsa
07 Oct 2018 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2939
Views: 199118

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Believe its a T-72.
Vips I am pretty sure it was not a Brasstacks thing.
by Khalsa
05 Oct 2018 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2939
Views: 199118

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Manish_P wrote:A blast from the past

Pic courtesy @CestMoiz from twitter

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I still remember the caption below the picture.

An armoured commander getting his order by hand.
Try Intercepting this !

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