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by member_28703
03 Feb 2015 13:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3822
Views: 741203

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

Incorrect reporting by TASS. That 1.1 B$ was for 10,000 'Invar' missiles from Russia for the Army's T-90 tanks + Licence manufacture of 15000 Invar missiles by BDL under TOT + 200 Brahmos + Brahmos integeration and dev cost http://profit.ndtv.com/news/economy/article-ccs-clears-rs-8-000-crore-missil...
by member_28703
26 Sep 2014 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4170
Views: 809855

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

^^^ SG maybe the only real "Tier I" we have. I agree with you , though in India AFAIK we have no system of Tiers. Based on the sheer numbers/size of our special forces it highly unlikely that all of them can be considered Tier 1. Maybe some special units within Marcos,Garuds ect may be con...
by member_28703
25 Sep 2014 21:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4170
Views: 809855

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

regarding the clearance course being the toughest ect..i'm not the right person to talk abt it. But its often said of Tier 1 SF's that getting IN is the easiest part. Its a screening process for the force to see if the chap has wht it takes to last in the force.There are regular tests of performance...
by member_28703
24 Sep 2014 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4170
Views: 809855

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

^^^^^ Good catch ravip First time i'm noticing 2 gps sets in a single squad. (second and third sgts from the right) These ones are the Garmin 62S. Pretty much top of the line that one can get in India off the shelf. gr8 antenna/water proof/can share waypoints/data wirelessly with other 62s's. Good t...
by member_28703
20 Sep 2014 00:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 103788

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

On a lighter note ..^^^ That's Peace anti-terror exercises ?? :rotfl: :rotfl: No wonder they state provincial problems/ethinic problems/tibet unrest..minor :D But on a serious note. Its high time the Indian forces come out with good quality media output of our own mil exercises.Grainy footage from t...
by member_28703
26 Aug 2014 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 204964

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Boeing as well as Airbus offer performance improvement packages in various forms. The addon winglets is one of them.Available across various modes..737,757,767 Its usually upto the operator to decide on the cost vs savings of the package. A typical 737 addon pair costs abt 750,000$ and an additional...
by member_28703
13 Aug 2014 23:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 204964

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Yup..its an artistic image.
The sheer number of a/c design programs in Germany during WW2 is mind bogging.
http://www.luft46.com/

The above website lists them brilliantly company wise with a lot of project info even though most of these never got off the ground.
by member_28703
12 Aug 2014 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 204964

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Bingo! He P.1079B2 http://www.luft46.com/jgart/jg179-7.jpg Me 262 HG III version http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messerschmitt_Me_262#mediaviewer/File:Messerschmitt_Me_262_HG_III_pic1.JPG Horten Ho 229 http://greyfalcon.us/restored/myPictures/horton1.jpg
by member_28703
12 Aug 2014 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 204964

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Regarding the same "basic idea" of the intakes... Quite a few of the late German WW2 era experimental/developmental aircraft had the same type of intakes blended into the wing roots with a triangular/rectangular cross section. Eg: . He P.1079B2 . Me 262 HG III version . Horten Ho 229 (some...

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