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by deejay
17 May 2019 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 65
Views: 12270

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

I am not in favour of a modified Kiran to act as a mini A-10. It's a deadend. I will also not speak on the efficacy of attack helicopters. Frankly, I don't know well enough. But, both India and China are bulking up on that front. Deejay and Hari Nair are much better placed to throw light on that. I...
by deejay
17 May 2019 23:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

The Mi-24/35 Squadrons of IAF are/were based in Pathankot and Suratgarh. Both understandable locations - Pathankot was action in the sensitive Gurdaspur - Pathankot - Sambha - Jammu - Akhnoor belt. Here, the Akbar's would face-off against the Pakistan Army Mangla based 1 Corps or Army Reserve North...
by deejay
01 May 2019 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters



Sqn formation has started. People have moved to man their places.
by deejay
03 Mar 2019 19:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4720
Views: 603947

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Shows why today's armchair warriors stay behind the curve through failure to read more than Twits. 1) Masood Azhar was **NOT** the Chief Goat-Bu**er at Balakot. His brother was (same momma, different/many poppas). The one who is said to have come out and delivered the Intention to Strike All Of Ind...
by deejay
26 Feb 2019 20:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132902

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Karan M wrote:
deejay wrote:Congratulations to all Rakshaks! May we soon see a Tejas take our message to the enemy. Har Har Mahadev.


Thank you sir, where were you? Celebrating with bubbly with all your mates? Very proud day for you all. :D


Aye Karan, it has been a great day for all of us. :D
by deejay
26 Feb 2019 19:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 132902

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Congratulations to all Rakshaks! May we soon see a Tejas take our message to the enemy. Har Har Mahadev.
by deejay
12 Feb 2019 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

So to execute a turn during hover or forward flight the rudder is pressed and the pitch of tail rotor eases up or increases to turn the nose to engage hmmm quite a complex ecosystem i would jave crashed in 5 mins The rudder or anti-torque pedals will allow you to turn the nose but to execute an act...
by deejay
04 Feb 2019 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

Re: Military Flight Safety

^ Thank You Sir. Much needed post.
by deejay
02 Feb 2019 22:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5468
Views: 440377

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

the jewar airport should be able to serve ghaziabad-meerut belt apart from noida-faridabad once the necessary metro and expway links are in place. CM has also approved a 600km long expway from meerut to prayagraj yamuna expway is in place to agra and jewar airport should be somewhere near it. Yes J...
by deejay
02 Feb 2019 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

Re: Military Flight Safety

I know perhaps not right time to bring it up, but why do we even have a key military facility in the middle of megapolis? This should be 5000 Mt runway facility way out of city limits with such unfortunate incidents thought about? Ok the aircraft flamed out or whatever, but what if the The Wall was...
by deejay
02 Feb 2019 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

Re: Military Flight Safety

I wish the knowledgeable member of Parliament would desist from this. It is not confirmed whether the wheel came off. I've heard tyre burst. There are so many things being said. My humble request, please wait for official release into the findings. Just saying onlee, but how many official releases ...
by deejay
02 Feb 2019 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

Re: Military Flight Safety

Rajeev Chandrasekhar Verified account @rajeev_mp More Rajeev Chandrasekhar Retweeted Rajeev Chandrasekhar My sources say Aircrft was on 2nd acceptnce air test aftr upgrade. One oleo (wheel) came off durng takeoff n it veered off runway. Pilots ejected both parachutes caught fire in the debris of a/...
by deejay
01 Feb 2019 21:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 852772

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

IAF does not release funds. MoD does. IAF has moved the file. Ask MoD to release funds. Surprised, HAL has not pitched to MoD or has it? Just to clarify, do you mean IAF has already applied for AON for LCA MK2 acquisition..? IAF has submitted the necessary paperwork multiple times. MoD keeps sendin...
by deejay
01 Feb 2019 19:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

Re: Military Flight Safety

It did not go through any boundary wall. It crashed within the airfield premises on the take off roll.
by deejay
01 Feb 2019 18:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 852772

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

PLEASE. Someone tell me that the 12 squadrons 300+ Tejas is real and will happen! The IAF Chief says they envision this so orders will happen right?!! I will believe it when the order is firmly signed... If IAF is serious about MK2, the funds & AQSR should have been allocated to ADA. Is it? IAF...
by deejay
01 Feb 2019 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

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

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/newsindia/iaf-mirage-2000-aircraft-crashes-near-bengalurus-hal-airport-both-pilots-dead/ar-BBT2exL?ocid=spartanntp Upgraded M2K-TH on acceptance trial sortie goes down. Both pilots dead :( . Really sad story. One of the pilots landed on the burning wreckage, after eje...
by deejay
01 Feb 2019 18:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3032
Views: 527123

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Saar, my vote is still for Modi as I see the larger picture. I cannot say the same for a lot of other salaried people who are generally supportive of Modi, but may have no incentive to come vote this year. Anyway, let's see what the fine print says.. I am voting Modi and I am a vehement supporter. ...
by deejay
01 Feb 2019 18:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3032
Views: 527123

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Full tax rebate up to 5 lakh. :D . ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The tax rebate is only applicable if your income is less than 5 lacs ( nett of deductions ) In case your taxable income crosses this level then the regular existin...
by deejay
20 Jan 2019 00:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 444
Views: 76295

Re: Military Humor and related

^ Why is the Chinese guy driving an Alien APC for the Ghana Army?
by deejay
20 Jan 2019 00:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2649
Views: 533494

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

^ Always war reserves Admiral.
by deejay
20 Jan 2019 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

kit wrote:out of curiosity , would the Apaches be able to hand off targeting data to the LCH ? .. would be an exponential capability enhancement for the LCH


Please look for information available (if any) in public domain.
by deejay
20 Jan 2019 00:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 852772

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

The quoted part is a very Corporate Office based Executive Assistant/Management Consultant approach without understanding field operational aspects. No offence intended, Zynda Ji :D but that is how IAS / Management works No offence taken tsarkar Sir. But my statements were not made from any of the ...
by deejay
19 Jan 2019 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I know of a few excersises gaming fighter vs helicopters. TACDE is a master in coming up with new games. It is not a given that a fighter will get a kill if it's going against a helicopter. A low and slow helicopter will just keep turning into the fighter to avoid a lock or go below tree line. That...
by deejay
19 Jan 2019 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 471762

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Sir, from what I know, the HS 748, the cg is too far forward to encourage rare ramp ops. From memory, cabin tube seemed narrower than "anna battis" and is considerably slower. My flight from Guwahati to Kolkata on an AVRO (long back) was 03 hrs plus. Anna battis (AN 32) has a great short ...
by deejay
18 Jan 2019 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

why cannot anti-heli ops be done by fighters which have far superior radar , a LDP and lookdown modes. apaches with stinger and rudra / lch with mistals will have no guidance radar and just need to orient the seeker and fire LOBL right? these i would suggest are more defensive shots than offensive ...
by deejay
10 Jan 2019 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 471762

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Yes.AVROs without rear ramps will be more difficult to handle large cargo than our AN-32s and other aircraft with rear ramps capable of carrying light vehicles.AVROs wod be best as troop transports, para- dropping,, etc. Low set tail plane makes it very risky for paradropping. Otoh, I believe it's ...
by deejay
10 Jan 2019 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 818900

Re: Levant crisis - III

UlanBatori wrote:US teenaged ISIS s**** captured alive by Kurds

Already lived far too long, IMO.


ISIS is not defeated. Trump must rejine.
by deejay
04 Jan 2019 13:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 471762

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

^ but the Chinese aren't using it.
by deejay
04 Jan 2019 12:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 471762

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Ok. Saw, the video. I think it can do the loop given that it sustains flight on the back at the top of the loop without stalling. Also, check from 07:00 to 07:30 in the video - there probably is a complete loop there. That said, I felt, it was not showing off low speed handling, high "g" m...
by deejay
04 Jan 2019 10:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 471762

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Since MIG 29 and JF17 have similar engine, is it possible that some these capabilities (WVR etc) also be present in JF17??? Its one engine and not 2 engines and its Analog FBW has serious shortcomings, please see its flight demos where without ordinance it is not able to complete a vertical loop in...
by deejay
23 Dec 2018 14:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 852772

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

FWIW, anyone remember what happened on 4th January 2001? Now.. can anyone speculate what is going to happen on 4th Jan 2019? Unless it is mk2 I won't bother to speculate what will happen. FOC, to me is just date to be ticked off. Nyet. It's an important milestone. A very important one. If it happen...
by deejay
02 Dec 2018 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274534

Re: Military Flight Safety

https://www.news18.com/amp/news/india/iafs-trainee-aircraft-crashes-in-telangana-after-take-off-pilot-rushed-to-hospital-1953295.html IAF's Trainee Aircraft Crashes in Telangana After Take-off, Pilot Shifted to Hospital This is the second such accident within a week. Sir first was a civil trainer a...
by deejay
02 Dec 2018 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Pratyush wrote:A nube question, when IAF flies rescue missions, who pays for the flights?


It depends on the department asking for the rescue. They are billed. IAF only pays if pilots have taken their own decision to respond to a distress call.
by deejay
02 Dec 2018 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2649
Views: 533494

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

It does kind of come into the ambit of IAF news and discussions. Such rampant disrespect of those in uniform citing "political pressure and power" is detrimental to national security. Especially after events like Pathankot. I hope GOI of the day lays down stringent rules and regulations a...
by deejay
23 Oct 2018 20:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3985
Views: 602011

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indian Air Force to induct Chinooks soon: Big push for troop movement, disaster relief capabilities https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/indian-air-force-to-induct-chinooks-soon-big-push-for-troop-movement-disaster-relief-capabilities/1350882/ Indian private sector company Dynamatics is manufac...
by deejay
30 Aug 2018 17:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5468
Views: 440377

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.ndtv.com/video/news/left-right-centre/exclusive-on-board-india-s-first-bio-jet-fuel-flight-492519 Apologies for posting something from "Undietv", moderators can delete. But this is an exclusive on India's first flight using bio-fuel, used on a Spice Jet plane. Interview with s...
by deejay
30 Aug 2018 10:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 818900

Re: Levant crisis - III

Idlib will not have the Green Bus option - right? Where will the Green Buses take them? This is a fight to the finish, right?
by deejay
30 Aug 2018 10:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4238
Views: 406921

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^ Possible. My gut feel is that this case does not capture the entire spectrum of the people behind the scenes. There are more. They could not wait to get till they had all in the net. Those filing PILs, like Romilla Thappar have a direct link into Nehru-Gandhi clan. The C-System has become active...
by deejay
30 Aug 2018 09:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4238
Views: 406921

Re: Internal Security Watch

In this case, watch out for those outraging, filing PILs etc. The whole ecosystem of Urban Naxals are crawling out from the woodwork. Matriarchs and Patriarchs of the Naxal herd are being arrested. I think the GOI for-sees the disruptive power these forces can unleash in the run up to 2019 elections...
by deejay
30 Aug 2018 08:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2665
Views: 286746

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Brar sahab, Welcome back. My goal is not to belittle the F-35. I want to take on the stupid bogey of: PAKFA/FGFA is a lemon. Agreed. It comes from a different design philosophy, war fighting philosophy and also envisages a use very close to or over the homeland. It is not going to be primarily used...

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