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by member_28305
16 Aug 2015 13:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 149
Views: 35846

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

Dear Vivek ji, May i ask why the cerberus logo is a AK-47? it is understandable that the Phoenix logo for the Fenix represents the country raising from the ashes.. May be the dog itself is a good choice.. (facing multiple foes (dog heads)) :P :P http://i58.tinypic.com/2rrmh4k.png Im sure you must ha...
by member_28305
05 Aug 2015 11:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV
Replies: 149
Views: 35846

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIV

Got the first two books from amazon:
Chimera (kindle + paper back)
fenix - kindle

now waiting to the Cerberus (what does the word mean anyway??)
by member_28305
23 Apr 2015 10:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 223334

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

I really like that bunker (@0:32).. looks neat.. is it a set?? :mrgreen:
by member_28305
10 Mar 2015 08:52
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Vivek Saar..
Im visiting amazon almost everyday to check if the Fenix is published... :-?

by when can we expect the book to hit the online store?

Thanks, :)
Siby
by member_28305
23 Feb 2015 13:00
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

vivek_ahuja wrote:Of course. So this is only the first draft of the scenario. I added some stuff for the novel in my editing so as to force you all to buy it! :mrgreen:


Very cruel.. :( :eek:

Just kidding.. and understandable.. waiting for the Fenix.. :) :)
all the best for the Cerberus.
by member_28305
11 Feb 2015 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 128468

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Aditya G wrote:We already operate land based brahmos. His different is it going to be in coastal defence role?


May be there is a difference in seeker/targetting/software.

land based brahmos (existing) is designed for surgical strikes inside enemy territory.
by member_28305
02 Feb 2015 15:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 399268

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

Made in India, Made for India :) India's battle tank Arjun mark II is all set to hit the grounds 3D_mTlPvtJI Real Funny that reporting is..... :mrgreen: The reporter explained that the ERA will rebounce the incoming shells as rubber balls... :lol: even they animated some balls bouncing off the tank.
by member_28305
02 Feb 2015 12:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 137886

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

SS-18 uses liquid propellent.. compared to the solid propellent in A5
by member_28305
02 Feb 2015 09:33
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Vivekji,
I bought a Kindle for reading chimera on the Go....
Fenix will be available in kindle version also??
by member_28305
11 Dec 2014 14:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 128468

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

The image seems to be an old one. Before launch. The ship was painted during launch. http://media2.intoday.in/indiatoday/images/stories//2013aug/ins-vikrant_660_081213051659.jpg http://www.firstpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/1INS_Vikrant_PTI.jpg Uddu ji, I do think this is the latest pic avail...
by member_28305
08 Oct 2014 14:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 676307

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Kalki is gud.. :twisted: :twisted:

even though it suits our future Nuclear weapons more..
by member_28305
07 Oct 2014 11:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 676307

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Whats wrong with its current name?? janmjeya == Victorious by Birth. Or Winner by birth. "The missile is not pointy.. round tip of the missile will not scare the enemy. they will think that its a giant Di*do flying towards them" :lol: Quoting from "The Dictator" No disrespect in...
by member_28305
07 Oct 2014 10:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 676307

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Why not name the LCH as "KAUSHIK" (sanskrit for OWL) aka Night hunter.. :twisted: :twisted:
by member_28305
01 Oct 2014 10:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 676307

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Apologies.. :cry: I didnt know there was a legend behind..
I only considered the literal meaning of the name..

Im not a fanboy for western names either.. i thought a fearful name similar to "Rudra" would be gud..
by member_28305
01 Oct 2014 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 676307

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

LCH is named "Janmjeya" (yet to announce officially)
I found these.. Don't know how credible it is though

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz8NemkXQQU
http://activedefence.blogspot.ae/2012/1 ... a-and.html

The name has Zero Punch, Zero Fear Factor.. :cry: :|
by member_28305
29 Sep 2014 14:39
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

@Khalsa Ji.. My first impression was that kulkarni's Gunner some how managed to destroy the paki armour with its bent gun. then accelerated away to join the Rhino3 with its forward chassis destroyed(???) I had to read this part three times carefully and then realized that the Paki tank had engaged a...
by member_28305
14 Sep 2014 09:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2978
Views: 231557

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Funny.. there was a Motor bike rider on the Platform... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by member_28305
09 Sep 2014 09:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 128468

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Wow.. awesome pics.. thanks for the same.
I dont think these pics were posted here before.. atleast not with these kind of details.
by member_28305
31 Aug 2014 14:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 647850

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

The only airfield like structure with crossing runways I could find on GE is due east from Ramabhadrapuram. The Ramabhadrapuram - Razam road passes right through it! And Bobbili is due north of Ramabhadrapuram. OK. A bit more research tells me that indeed, this is the WW2 airfield being talked abou...
by member_28305
26 Aug 2014 13:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 137886

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Atmost all it can do is drop a Light weigh torpedo above the submarine's location (cant even imagine the modifications required for tat).. Just as Dr.Abdul kalam envisaged.
by member_28305
26 Aug 2014 13:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 137886

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Brahmos targetting submarines underwater is out of the question.. because it is an Air breathing MissiLe.. No modification can change that..
by member_28305
18 Aug 2014 12:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 128468

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

http://idrw.org/?p=41829 "India’s defense ministry made emergency orders over concerns of the country’s declining defense capabilities. India has skipped the bidding process and ordered two diesel-electric Amur-Class submarines 677 from Russia to enhance its sea combat capabilities." Any ...
by member_28305
12 Aug 2014 11:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 996
Views: 172206

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Amazing.. but the pic of He P.1079B2 looks unrealistic.. may be my bad eye..

but it looks like the proportion/size of the large wheels and the body of the aircraft doesnot match.. :-?

Guess its a 3d rendering..
by member_28305
27 May 2014 10:11
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Bought the Chimera through Pothi.. went to india and collected it. :)
by member_28305
27 May 2014 10:10
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Amazing details and beautifully narrated. Literally I could see the ground fires and the tracers zipped pass my ears... :) :)
by member_28305
24 Apr 2014 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 123122

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

My house is in Avadi..
Its a regular Sight (T72/T90/Arjun)..
Most days we can hear them firing test rounds.. every time our windows vibrates.. :) :)
by member_28305
20 Apr 2014 13:52
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 47181

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Hi Vivek,

Im in UAE, and i want to purchase the "chimera". what options do I have?
Kindly let me know.
Thanks..
by member_28305
30 Jan 2014 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

:) Thanks for correcting..
by member_28305
30 Jan 2014 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

KAI T-50 is derived from F-16 design (at least tats wat Wiki Uncle tells).
I dont think Both the Aircraft are unstable designs. Please correct me if im wrong.
by member_28305
30 Jan 2014 14:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Republic day 2014
Replies: 92
Views: 4097

Re: Republic day 2014

Its an old Photo. and most probably not on republic day.. Please chk the authenticity of the image before posting it..
Its the flag of Kerala Muslim League. might have taken during some protest.

the timing of these posts injects poison in to our minds, please dont encourage it.
by member_28305
30 Jan 2014 14:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

LCAs unstable Delta design is not suitable for a jet trainer role IMO. they need a stable design like the Hawk, T-50 etc
by member_28305
09 Jan 2014 10:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 155936

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Lal, one was wondering why there was no thought some time ago as it would've been a low risk option with our Jag line open and availability of the naval variant already developedand a maritime strike sqd. already operational with the IAF for some time .NLCA has to wait until MK-2 production is in f...
by member_28305
05 Jan 2014 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1517
Views: 86718

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Goose Bumps.... :) :) :) :)

These pics made my day...
by member_28305
22 Dec 2013 11:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Im sure (actually Hoping) that the ferry range of 1700km, mentioned in the article is actually 1700 miles....

which is 2735 kms. It matches with our earlier specs..
by member_28305
18 Dec 2013 15:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

[size=50] [/size] First look at new Tejas facilities | HAL’s hi-tech Tejas hangar goes live; first aircraft likely in 3 months I was surprised to see a Ancient Computer with CRT monitor in the "State of the Art" Facility. :mrgreen: Even though tat might be more than sufficient for the giv...
by member_28305
18 Dec 2013 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

I thought that IOC was obtained with an R-73 Russkie missile.Derby.The CAG had earlier said that the Derby failed to meet parameters in IN service.Any news of its improved performance? Or has it been acquired bcos of the Israeli radar? LCA production figures highly optimistic.Wait and watch.However...
by member_28305
17 Dec 2013 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

you mean Ground clearance or the service ceiling. (LCA can go up to 50k feet).

If its the latter, what is the minimum height, a fighter/bomber should fly to drop a Nuke?
by member_28305
17 Dec 2013 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 122440

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

I think the LCA can replace the Jaguar as well in the SEAD Role. The specs are roughly comparable. FROM WIKI: Jaguar: Weapons Load (approx) :3900 kg Ferry range: 3,524 km Thrust with afterburner: 32.5 kN (X 2) LCA MK1: Weapons Load (approx): 3000 Kg Ferry range: 3,000 km (without Fuel Tanks I guess)...
by member_28305
15 Dec 2013 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1517
Views: 86718

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

I recall reading here at BR that Russia never had shipyards capable of building Large warships (Read aircraft Carriers), because the one Aircraft Carrier they have was built at Ukraine during Soviet Era...

So Building Viky, essentially was a training program for them.

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