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by shaun
12 Dec 2017 08:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3326
Views: 459575

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Mig 29K having engine problem is not unique to us , actually we should be proud of our naval aviators that they are managing to record sorties with out any incidence . Here’s Why the Russian MiG-29KR Crashed Into the Sea, According to Report http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/6121/heres-why-the-ru...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3326
Views: 459575

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

So, the issue with the 29k availabililty has been a spares issue and nothing fundamentally wrong with engine itself as many on brf has speculated? So, why does india continnue to face spares issues withh russian hardware? lack of support deals to keep uptiimes high? OEM and russian arm twisting? As...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1295
Views: 106896

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

So, the issue with the 29k availabililty has been a spares issue and nothing fundamentally wrong with engine itself as many on brf has speculated? So, why does india continnue to face spares issues withh russian hardware? lack of support deals to keep uptiimes high? OEM and russian arm twisting? As...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 07:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1295
Views: 106896

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

So, the issue with the 29k availabililty has been a spares issue and nothing fundamentally wrong with engine itself as many on brf has speculated? So, why does india continnue to face spares issues withh russian hardware? lack of support deals to keep uptiimes high? OEM and russian arm twisting? No...
by shaun
11 Dec 2017 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1295
Views: 106896

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Vivek K wrote:Can the Akulas be taken to war under the terms of the lease?

Very good question , for that we have to find the operational deployment pattern of earlier avatar of chakra.
by shaun
11 Dec 2017 07:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 164805

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

As was done by the IAF some time ago- when they had both legacy M2Ks and MIG-29s in service, a contest was held to see which aircraft was the better fighter.It surprised many that the MIG was the victor again and again .(AM Masand in Vayu).NATO also found out that its E.German MIG-29s were better t...
by shaun
09 Dec 2017 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 164805

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

Ramana ji thanks for you effort but the question is directed to our resident Russophile as the wiki one you provided is more generic
by shaun
09 Dec 2017 07:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1021
Views: 164805

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

Ruski sahab aka Philip , please share with us the technology that went in for Baaz upgrade , how those technology is superior to the upgrades that went in Vajra ?? Rather then posting some translated cyrillic scripts ,answering the above question will enlighten us and enrich this thread.
by shaun
30 Nov 2017 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2225
Views: 346635

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

so we can all discard "wolf pack tactics" & accept range limited to 300km .
by shaun
30 Nov 2017 08:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2225
Views: 346635

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

How does it target moving ships? The test was against a static ship target. From what I remember, the IAF acquisition of 200 Brahmos-A was for land strike and not for anti-shipping. Not all tests were on static ships , Brahmos with its mid course guidance and terminal seeker should have the ability...
by shaun
25 Nov 2017 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2225
Views: 346635

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^^ Su 34 dropping bombs from fair height. No LDAs. Smaller targets appear to be dumb bombs. Hits on buildings appear more precise and cannot be small dumb bombs. Those individual vehicles getting hit are remarkably accurate (within 2 meters?) And every flash is exactly at the cross hairs? Is the c...
by shaun
22 Nov 2017 05:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1181
Views: 112014

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
srai wrote:^^^
MiG-29s were bartered for bananas.


by shaun
21 Nov 2017 10:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406242

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Yagnasri wrote:China is just 1.7%??? How is that possible from all the reports we are reading?

The trick lies in the "Chinese banking regulatory commission" :wink:
by shaun
11 Nov 2017 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 267510

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Why the IAF bashing based on some reports?? If people here can argue about teja's merit and demerits of foreign maal , don't you guys think the various stake holders who are actually involved can make similar arguments ?? MOD is the ultimate decision maker. May be we can device some mechanism to cou...
by shaun
11 Nov 2017 07:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 267510

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Chill guys, that's DDM hit job . Some amature wrote that stuff , simply hilarious. Millions in India are reading it on ToI and being influenced by it. Babus too. Nothing of a laughing matter. Well , millions don't have voting rights to select . ToI article will influence the actual stake holders . ...
by shaun
10 Nov 2017 23:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2237
Views: 267510

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Chill guys, that's DDM hit job . Some amature wrote that stuff , simply hilarious.
by shaun
07 Nov 2017 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2955
Views: 251921

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

I like this particular line from Army chief, General S Padmanabhan, when he went public with an explicit threat on January 11, 2002. 'As long as I am alive, if nuclear weapons are used against India, or Indian forces, or the forces in the seas, or our economic interests, the perpetrator of the parti...
by shaun
07 Nov 2017 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2225
Views: 346635

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Karthik S wrote:
shaun wrote:Test failed :(


Boss, please provide a link.

Of course I was in "diblu mode" .!!!! 8)
by shaun
19 Sep 2017 09:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406242

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

What Rajan really did is by forcing banks to declare their NPA whose cascading affect is the several measures GOI had to take to curb it . Correct me if I am wrong. A person critical to GoI doesn't make him untouchable. The most he could have avoided is making political statement. Now that he is no ...
by shaun
19 Sep 2017 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406242

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

^^^ well against GST , every one in the opposition opposed , it's not modi in particular and comparing with UPA 2 :shock: it was an era of scandals and policy black outs. I will love to hear you lecture on the new bankruptcy law (code) though.
by shaun
17 Sep 2017 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3326
Views: 459575

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Singha wrote:a backfire crashed perhaps during landing during ongoing Zapad exercise in belarus
https://www.facebook.com/28933420779512 ... 958810140/

It seem they have painted black the markings on the tail section .
by shaun
17 Sep 2017 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 2925

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

R.I.P Brave son of India.
by shaun
16 Sep 2017 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2225
Views: 346635

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Finnal Development Flight Trials of Astra is over , now user trials will start . Long way to go.
by shaun
12 Sep 2017 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3908
Views: 540665

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

i have ordered mine ...will get it in between 23rd nd 27th .. :)
by shaun
11 Sep 2017 19:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406242

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

What is intriguing is RBI in mid July was trying to source more counting machines and was trying to outsource some of the note counting to commercial banks and suddenly they have the "figure".
by shaun
11 Sep 2017 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2225
Views: 346635

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Wow, In spite of all those contributions from the Indian side, the Indian part of $2.5B order for MRSAM is only $0.9B while the Israeli part is $1.6B. http://defense-update.com/20170406_mrsam-3.html Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the Indian Ministry of Defense signed a contract worth US$1.6 ...
by shaun
11 Sep 2017 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3654
Views: 528063

Re: Small Arms Thread

Thakur_B wrote:^^ It seems much smaller than BEL BFSR.

yup right ...then must be some ground terminal for communication.
by shaun
10 Sep 2017 23:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2347
Views: 292131

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

A proper transport and pic, i was advocating for a long time...

Image
courtesy http://www.nairaland.com
by shaun
10 Sep 2017 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3654
Views: 528063

Re: Small Arms Thread

Interesting that corner shot is also present and accounted for. This means that inspite of a lot of clamour of forces being starved if basic weapons, the right weapons for the job are reaching the men. P'S what is the rectangular device that's mounted on the tripod in the background. May be a BFSR ...
by shaun
10 Sep 2017 22:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7677
Views: 521564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I sincerely apologise for not providing link as it is saved as word document in my system . I am more interested about the data provided , please if your guys can refute those points , i am all ears.
by shaun
09 Sep 2017 07:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406242

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India’s incremental capital output ratio (ICOR) is 4.0 in the first three quarters of FY16-17 from 6.3 in FY12-13. We are surely and steadily coming out of the mess. Where things were , http://www.firstpost.com/politics/how-upa-turned-ndas-economic-growth-into-shambles-1457697.html http://www.first...
by shaun
07 Sep 2017 23:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7677
Views: 521564

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

(i) during start of NDA1 NPA was 1.3% NDA1 brought it down to 0.3% by the end. then UPA2 brought it to 3.8% which rose to 6% in 2014. since then it is steadily climbing down despite 786% more loan amount disbursed by banks.This goes to show how useless UPA1 and 2 were. (ii) NDA1 average growth was ...
by shaun
27 Aug 2017 14:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2858
Views: 275572

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ALH/Rudra/LCH is very good inside it's niche, high altitude combat and recon but not very effective in CAS role. Why? :roll: It is time HAL started work on a gunship for the army. Seriously?!!! What is the LCH then? Something comparable to Apache, hind Mi24 or Kamov Black Shark in terms of the amou...
by shaun
23 Aug 2017 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 345016

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Shaun, why would you say That? It's the Army that was backing the Dhanush? Do read and get informed. Sir , did I say Army ???? I told some people here and that includes people in the decision making having vested interest. Army will always fight with what they have. When our Generals are relegated ...
by shaun
23 Aug 2017 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 345016

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

what ever might be the reasons , we just love imports . so people here will go to the extent of saying Dhanush lethal to its own troops and ignoring the shortcomings of a foreign gun which actually killed its own people . Double standard of highest order.
by shaun
22 Aug 2017 21:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 780386

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

@chellaney One example of why trade deficit with China has doubled under Modi: India imports US oil but awards PetroChina the contract to ship the oil. Money is God for China: Justifying PetroChina deal, Modi's petroleum minister says China still laying out "red carpet to Indian businesses.&qu...
by shaun
20 Aug 2017 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1380
Views: 142701

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

how is that idiot in the name of DavidD even got qualified for BRF ???!!!! ...strange
by shaun
06 Aug 2017 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3326
Views: 459575

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

From horses mouth IN Mig-29K did well in recent Malabar Exercise US Navy delighted over MiG-29K's performance in Malabar Naval exercise According to Rear Admiral William D. Byrne, Jr., the Commander of Carrier Strike Group 11 which operates around the USS Nimitz, "the MiG-29s that were flying ...

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