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by member_26622
30 Mar 2016 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1722
Views: 233839

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Comparing Turkey's stats with India's stats makes me feel like we are indeed 'turkey's. :rotfl: Turkey Vs. India Area - India is 4x as BIG • Total 814,578 km2 (37th) vs. 3,287,263[14] km2 (7th) Population - India is 15x as BIG • 2015 census 78,741,053 [1] (18th) vs. 1,276,267,000[15] (2nd) GDP (PPP)...
by member_26622
23 Mar 2016 17:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Quick question - How come Pakis can churn out the bandar so fast while our HAL is asking millions for dishing out 8 or 16 per year? Bandar might be a mig-21 with good makeup but at the end of the day both bandar and LCA are 'NOT' stealth fighter (which I expect need a big step up in tolerances and p...
by member_26622
24 Feb 2016 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3500
Views: 358161

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Until recently China was making us look like fools and now even Iran. When will we stand on our own feet and put an end to this tamasha!
by member_26622
20 Feb 2016 08:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Missed discussion for a few days - What we need to create is an equivalent of US Air National Gaurd with 500 LCA Mk1/2. Fully Desi from birth 8) 500 in 5 years at 100 air-frames per year will give enough ammo to straighten out HAL Enough deterrence from our neighborhood mad dogs and for-rent pigs.
by member_26622
20 Feb 2016 08:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 184885

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

In that case Hats off again to China. Not only did they not make 3x more than us, they even made money by supplying to North Korea and Paki puppies! Surprised that we acknowledge rampant corruption but somehow seem to follow all foreign patents and laws? Guessing it's the legacy of British raj that ...
by member_26622
20 Feb 2016 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4254
Views: 382548

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Why can't HAL deliver LCA Tejas as fast Hawks? Nor did they ask for million trillion rupees to set up manufacturing line.

Screwdriver Jindabad !
by member_26622
17 Feb 2016 17:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

When did anyone did a count of Chinese air force strength? We are easily outnumbered 1 is to 4 and worsening every day as China pumps out domestic 4.5 gen/stealth jets 500 LCA's is mandatory to 'DETER' any misadventure from Paki+Chini brotherhood. We need to make 50 per year minimum so high time to ...
by member_26622
04 Feb 2016 05:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 184885

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Sarcasm On - Potential explanation to IAF's numerical versus qualitative requirements - when one takes to the skies, common sense is left on the ground. :roll: so repeat the mantra three times every morning, afternoon and evening >> I want RAFALE, I want RAFALE, I want RAFALE .... and it will all st...
by member_26622
30 Jan 2016 08:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3226
Views: 374261

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

For saving 8 billion $$$, I am willing to have ISRO send IAF and HAL to deep space - oblivion. India does not need this bullshit infighting, otherwise we will have another foreign flag flying from Rajpath in a matter of time (lessons from History should not be forgotten) Millions of Indians over 10+...
by member_26622
30 Jan 2016 05:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Why can't we have Reliance set up another manufacturing line for LCA x 100 nos.. They made loud claims with fanfare pitching for Rafale- why not ask them to deliver on this. HAL needs a competitor in my humble opinion!
by member_26622
30 Jan 2016 04:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3226
Views: 374261

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

By the way the pic I posted was for F117 testing, very likely 20 years old! Here is what pisses me off big time about our dumbness :oops: - China - Develops 2 stealth planes on its own, rumors of stealing F-35 blueprints, spends all $$$ on indigenous efforts Japan - Develops 1 stealth plane after bu...
by member_26622
29 Jan 2016 05:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

I seriously am not bought on this poison pill logic. Even with all expenses rolled up it will hardly be 100 million or 200 million at the most. Pay it off and get this tamasha over with please. Since when did it make sense to do the same mistake 29 times over instead of one time? Pay it off once and...
by member_26622
29 Jan 2016 03:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

So when is the big order coming? Which option feels good for anyone with some dose of commonsense :?: Option 1 - 272 MKI + 100 LCA + 30 Shiny RAFALE +100 bhelpuri mix ~ 400 versus 2000 Chinese Fighter/Attack aircraft >> Run to US and start begging for help at end of week 1 of start of war or Option ...
by member_26622
29 Jan 2016 03:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3226
Views: 374261

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Here is the correct picture to test stealth characteristics....Image
by member_26622
27 Jan 2016 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Just the fact that IAF is entertaining Rafale when better (F35), cheaper(Tejas), cost efficient(MKI) options exist is a grim reality check that India is not far from been a Banana republic. 60+ years of been Independent and not much progress in power corridors of Delhi! Funny to think that Rafale de...
by member_26622
18 Jan 2016 15:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4254
Views: 382548

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

What it takes to become a superpower - investing in domestic facilities - not frittering away money on shiny Rafales and Tin cans like dumbos! Take US as an example - from Wiki Wind tunnel page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_tunnel : In the United States, concern over the lagging of American res...
by member_26622
18 Jan 2016 15:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4254
Views: 382548

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

300 million for a wind tunnel :shock:
by member_26622
17 Jan 2016 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 234595

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Common sense dictates that MKI's long legs and LCA's huge numbers should suffice for deterring evil daemons. But we like bhel puri - so add 36 Rafales (for doing what?), Jaguars, M2000 and Mig 29's.... Seems like the Motto here is - We need to keep the global spares business booming so buy every ver...
by member_26622
08 Jan 2016 18:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4657
Views: 283965

Re: Deterrence

Too much discussion, keep it simple like a reflex action. Also, please dumb down our intelligence when dealing with Pakis, just like you deal with cockroaches. Paki army has chosen to side up with EVIL so they are EVIL . Light up the border every time anything EVIL crosses over. Ask questions afterw...
by member_26622
08 Jan 2016 08:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 273761

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Can these aircraft carriers be re-purposed as evacuation ships? India needs to work out plans to evacuate 2+ million Indians within a Month's notice since ISIS fever is not abating or risk another genocide.
by member_26622
08 Jan 2016 08:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1722
Views: 233839

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Having Arjun fire against T-90 'Masala' dabbas will definitely make Putin froth and same for a huge swathe of Generals (ex-now) and Babus. A panic attack is not a good way to start the New Year ! Only fools will keep their precious jewellery in tin cans instead of iron dabbas. We are either fools or...
by member_26622
04 Jan 2016 08:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601686

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

BAE is one of the most corrupting arms dealers worldwide - they even managed to corrupt billionaire saudi prince. What chance does DRDO goodies versus a honed corrupting strategy learned over centuries. All this Titanium manufacturing talk is super refined BS. Nothing in manufacturing is out of reac...
by member_26622
03 Jan 2016 10:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36953

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

If Pakistanis can talk peace while firing guns then why cannot we do the same? We are not fighting the the democratically elected government of Pakistan, just the terrorists who happen to be in Pakistan. We would have taken the fight anywhere in the world (just happens to be in Pakistan 99% of the t...
by member_26622
07 Oct 2015 14:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 104546

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Bunch of these are republishing sites so narrow down to Major publishing sites Hindustan times > Quick Wiki shows CON gress alliance (Run by Shobhana Bhartia (born 1957) is the Chairperson and Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group, one of India's newspaper and media houses, which she inher...
by member_26622
24 Jul 2015 03:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2772
Views: 398291

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Like the closing statement > To cut the long story short, the India-Russia defence partnership is not limited to bulk supplying of arms, but an institutionalised system geared to make India a great power capable of defending its national interests on land, in air and sea. Hip Hip Hurray to 'Great Po...
by member_26622
24 Jul 2015 03:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 273761

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^ Might as well say that this is more akin to a Banana Republic or Fiefdom!
by member_26622
14 Jul 2015 05:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3526
Views: 411864

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

The shoe procurement is kind of funny - because every single 'multinational' makes their shoes in China or somewhere next to South China sea . Going shoe-less to war is no fun.

We need the 'best' as always - custom fit leather shoes from Britain or Italy are wonderful!
by member_26622
07 Jul 2015 21:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1722
Views: 233839

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

There seem to be enough T-90s in service and planned to serve the "missile-firing gun " requirement.With the IA wanting such small qtys. of Arjuns,in "artisan batches" of a 100+ each time,what great diff. are 100+ missile firing Arjuns going to make on the battlefield? Now the I...
by member_26622
07 Jul 2015 20:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 273761

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

This PLA SSBN talk in IOR is like an overcooked pulav . SSBN's will fire off their missiles from a significant distance, more like edge of IOR or further away to escape unharmed. Diesel subs need to approach closer to land because of short legged missile complement. SSBN will not give away their pre...
by member_26622
07 Jul 2015 04:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1722
Views: 233839

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

My bad - should have done a basic search before posting above. Solution was on Wiki all the time - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arjun_(tank) Pasting relevant parts - Arjun tank hull and turret has been modified to achieve the target weight of about 55 tons from 59-64 tons. Elbit is helping to enhan...
by member_26622
07 Jul 2015 03:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1722
Views: 233839

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

What is baffling is that Army writing specs for a super tank to develop from Arjun Mk-1 aka add weight and then turning full circle for a light tank? Common sense would dictate lightening Arjun by lowering protection levels to get to the Light tank - maintain commonality and make 1000's of both vers...
by member_26622
07 Jul 2015 03:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 273761

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

http://defencyclopedia.com/2014/09/24/the-great-asian-showdown-indias-kolkata-class-vs-chinas-type-52d-destroyer/ A comparison between Kolkata class and Chinese 52D class. 52D edges out Kolkata because of the reason we all discussed about, the later is really under armed for its size and class. I w...
by member_26622
03 Jul 2015 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3500
Views: 358161

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

My humble suggestion - Just plaster big Russian flags on to every wall, desk and corridor from where this RFP for imported FMBT decisions came from. They need to stare at reality every time they walk, sit and smoke whatever they are smoking and chanting Armata Armata Armata !. We can even send a che...
by member_26622
03 Jul 2015 00:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 100077

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Waiting for the day when IAF can stand behind an Indian jet as proudly as this gent from PAF (doesn't matter what JF-17 is capable or not capable of doing). http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-06-17/the-china-pakistan-fighter-jet-built-on-the-cheap?cmpid=otbrn.video I really cannot grasp what'...
by member_26622
16 May 2015 04:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3500
Views: 358161

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Using Radar which is line of sight basically is a useless solution on a tank. 100 km range means you will be announcing your presence to your enemy 200 km away. What's the point in caring about remaining zones - might as well keep rolling with a big set of loud speakers ?
by member_26622
16 May 2015 04:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3500
Views: 358161

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Did above post say 60 ton? Don't they know that we want a 45 ton.

Please ask publishers to reprint with 45 ton spec.
by member_26622
15 Apr 2015 15:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 102913

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Rafale saga continues - Disappointing news but at least we did not commit suicide by spending 20 billion $. That said been paralysed for life is not a great outcome either. Everytime we crash a Rafale jet - it will be like blowing away 200 million $, and jets crash no matter how much precautions are...
by member_26622
09 Apr 2015 08:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601686

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Back to my old suggestion - 500 155 mm guns to border security force with license to fire at will. Enough to cover all Paki border - fire at first sight of anything living walking across. Suggest using air burst munitions to limit topography damage- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_burst
by member_26622
09 Apr 2015 08:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 203115

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Have we inked the Apache and Hellfire combo yet? Hope not as we will have better luck firing diwali rockets on their tanks after this transfer is done. Wonder where will our 'importistas' scamper now as Paki+China team sport both RUssian and American helicopters and missile goodies. My suggestion is...
by member_26622
08 Apr 2015 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2647
Views: 260413

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Looks like Russia is going to do a u-turn on PAK-FA - from idrw http://idrw.org/russian-next-generation-stealth-fighter-to-fall-victim-to-the-russian-financial-crisis/ Current pictures of PAK-FA show a lot to be desired - nowhere near F-35 or F-22, forget the innards. Looks like we have to bankroll ...

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