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by member_28990
20 Jun 2016 15:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1867
Views: 257073

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

http://i1.tribune.com.pk/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/0-monkey-1465463812.jpg A tractor trolley tete-a-tete moment between Slimy Bhookari and Jalabee in Bhooka-Nanga Bakistan! (Pleaj to note the chain pulling the tractor trolley). for some reason i felt a deep sadness on seeing this picure
by member_28990
01 Jun 2016 18:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

i have multiple Goan friends of different backgrounds who all swear by Parrikar's no nonsense work ethic and simplicity. He is very popular in goa.
by member_28990
29 May 2016 21:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

watch?v=pvqC4cbTgkk @19:00 MP praises LCA capabilities and explains nuances of how it will be used. 8) @12:30 he talks about squadron formation this interview is a goldmine of info. Great to hear that the Arjun has not been forgotten too. The Parrikar era might turn out to be a welcome turning poin...
by member_28990
20 May 2016 11:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

amazing video, the chief seems to be a down to earth leader, he also gifted rangachari garu something at the end(so nice of him, not sure if this is a convention in the services). Sri balaji says soemthing like "we were watching you on telemtry and you pulled 4.5g" chief says " could...
by member_28990
17 May 2016 17:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

T Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL speaks to Nitin A Gokhale of BharatShakti.in http://bharatshakti.in/hal-alone-has-developed-an-aerospace-industry-ecosystem-by-hand-holding-over-2300-business-partners-c-suvarna-raju-cmd-hal/ this is very informative. some really interesting tidbits LCA Tejas has the distin...
by member_28990
17 May 2016 12:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

i hope the they do a nice video and play it across all news networks, especially the regional ones.
by member_28990
16 May 2016 18:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Breaking News !!! IAF chief ACM Arup Raha will tomorrow take his maiden flight on LCA Tejas in Bangalore.. Hope this is true.. and everything goes smoothly.. Will be a great confidence booster + huge push to the program.. and a big Lungi dance moment for all of us at BR forum.. this is big news ind...
by member_28990
16 May 2016 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011
Replies: 1221
Views: 108744

Re: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/

currently reading this very detailed account of the 1962 war. https://www.amazon.in/1962-Wasnt-Shiv-Kunal-Verma-ebook/dp/B01A4BKRVG superbly written imo - the stark contrast between the bravery and spirit of the jawans, NCOs and JCOs vs the incompetence of the political generals and the worthlessnes...
by member_28990
15 May 2016 01:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

OT: one of the tracks used in the TV9 video is titled "Battle without honor and humanity" by the great japanese composer tomoyasu hotei. That music was used in the movie kill bill also.

name is apt, considering who the Tejas will face on the frontlines.
by member_28990
14 May 2016 18:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Any American weapon highlighted on History channel or Discovery is full of bombast. Chinese shows too, and even Pakis about the little they make. Somehow Indians thought British style understatement is good and ended up being too diffident and too apologetic shiv saar, i agree with you. The point I...
by member_28990
14 May 2016 13:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

here is one in hindi. very bombastic :)

by member_28990
06 May 2016 13:41
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 997
Views: 207282

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

this bird looks a class apart from the IAF version.
by member_28990
06 May 2016 13:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4456
Views: 626735

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

with all these scams the iron is hot to declare that going forward only desi/indigenous weapon systems will be inducted by the military except for G2G deals. That one outcome might be the ray of sunshine in an otherwise very depressing situation around our armed forces
by member_28990
04 May 2016 14:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 416882

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

is there any move to integrate indigenous torpedoes in the Kalvari? The possibility of us getting the Black Shark torpedo now looks practically non existent
by member_28990
31 Mar 2016 10:05
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3546
Views: 530682

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

really hope that this is the start of Arjun's revival. Vanvaas is over, agyaatvaas will be over very soon, time to kick butt.
by member_28990
16 Mar 2016 18:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 920720

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

While the delay in the test is disappointing to us jingos, there are a few ways to look at it 1. Missile is not ready for testing due to technical/weather issues - might be the most straightforward answer 2. Missile is not ready for testing due to operational issues - tracking birds, measurement ves...
by member_28990
14 Mar 2016 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1050684

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

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press release for the LCH rocket firing test.

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interesting angle here - maybe deejay can explain this picture better
by member_28990
07 Mar 2016 08:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 920720

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

@Aditya G @tsarkar Thank you for the info

I remember that there was a lot of talk a few years back of Shaurya and Prahaar replacing the Agni 1 and the Prithvi missiles. Infact there were claims that the Shaurya had a mach 7.5 flight profile which made it a deadly weapon.
by member_28990
06 Mar 2016 15:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 920720

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

maxratul wrote:Did the shaurya missiles actually get inducted?

Does anyone have any info on this? please?
by member_28990
05 Mar 2016 21:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 920720

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Did the shaurya missiles actually get inducted?
by member_28990
02 Mar 2016 17:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4818
Views: 462824

Re: Deterrence

isnt the whole point of a submarine based nuclear capability is that a certain fraction of the nukes will be safe at sea, mated with delivery systems and ready to launch immediately once a certain signal is received? The checks and balances are designed around this paradigm - how/when the signal arr...
by member_28990
01 Mar 2016 11:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Budget 2016 - news & discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 16953

Re: Budget 2016 - news & discussions

this EPF thing is going to bite back the sarkaar. My entire circle of family and friends, some of whom voted for NaMo last time feeling completely betrayed. The thing is, most Indian middle class are emotional about things like "pension" - no matter what logic you apply the perception batt...
by member_28990
26 Feb 2016 13:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

^ Astra integration is on the roadmap as per the official LCA facebook page
by member_28990
22 Feb 2016 19:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

as a certain parsee gentleman had once remarked Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, No escape from reality. Open your eyes, Look up to the skies and see, I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy, Because I'm easy come, easy go, Little high, little low, Anyway the wind ...
by member_28990
21 Feb 2016 19:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

SaiK wrote:http://www.ibtimes.co.in/lca-tejas-mk-2-testing-by-2017-drdo-chief-667693

I thought Mk1A from HAL will have the Elta, and the Mk2 the UTTAM. mmmm..


we will probably see the uttam in the AMCA
by member_28990
20 Feb 2016 03:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4456
Views: 626735

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Is there any news of the LCH?

As per last reports it was supposed to get "full certification" november 2015.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/l ... 850155.ece
by member_28990
19 Feb 2016 23:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3972
Views: 318101

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Rafale deal is a ticking time bomb politically. No win situation for signing it - gov. will feel too much money down the drain, IAF will say too few machines, CAG + Press will cry scam.

MMRCA will be SHornet, especially if uncle promises some aggressive deliveries.
by member_28990
18 Feb 2016 17:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions



the video is out!!!
by member_28990
18 Feb 2016 03:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3972
Views: 318101

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

is it time to rename this the MRCA thread again :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I will say this - the way things are panning out, in my opinion the only way we see mass induction of LCA is if we ditch the Rafale and go en masse for SHORNET (MII or whatever). Nothing else is making sense. (unless of course the R...
by member_28990
10 Feb 2016 22:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3825
Views: 744349

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

The French have nobody to blame but their greed. But they wont be crying. Egypt etc orders compensate. But they made good monkeys out of India - MOD, IAF, HAL all of them. MOD for getting locked into a process which is single vendor onlee after claiming MMRCA was to avoid single vendor, IAF which w...
by member_28990
10 Feb 2016 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2766
Views: 384287

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

From Twitter

Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 53m53 minutes ago New Delhi, India

I have a feeling India will get 35 percent work share in the FGFA project.


I have a sneaking suspicion he reads this forum - have seen him commenting on issues under discussion here. :mrgreen:
by member_28990
10 Feb 2016 10:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Sid wrote:A trip down memory lane, LCA's first baby step.





this is such an amazing video.
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 23:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Karan M wrote:Max, the basic concept is sound but several of those ranges are incorrect.


not surprising, I doubt we will have correct numbers for any of these parameters floating in world wide web
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 23:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

OK, I found a very interesting article, take it FWIW http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/fighterplanes/texts/articles/bestfighter.html Some other radar related stuff is present in the same article, worth a look If we believe the number of 4-5 times of old Mig-29 v/s Mig-29K because of composites etc. W...
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 23:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

OK, I found a very interesting article, take it FWIW http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/fighterplanes/texts/articles/bestfighter.html Official Specs says Zhuk-ME on board Mig-29K & Mig-29SMT upgrade has a detection range of 120km for a 5m2 target. Using the Radar-Range-RCS equation which states tha...
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 22:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 920720

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Not a farce.. the local company may be under some contractual obligations.. there is likely IPR involved, where the local company is merely the manufacturer of something that is designed abroad. These things happen. its not about local company - its just that we are stuck for 2 years due to an issu...
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 17:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 920720

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

^ this is farcical. i am sorry there are no other words for this, this is a farce.
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 11:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Thanks for this, very interesting. Does that mean that the Airforce will have a different BVRAAM? The FB update indicates that Derby is only for the Navy? Will the IAF have to wait for Astra, and does this mean that mk 1 A for IAF will have no BVR till Astra gets integrated? Looks like the IAF will...
by member_28990
09 Feb 2016 10:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

The AN/APG-68 Radar System for the F16 C/D has 105km range for 5m2 aerial target

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