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by BharadwajV
28 Jun 2016 17:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 749498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Same shells...
Caliber corresponds to the Barrel length...
by BharadwajV
27 Jun 2016 20:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 314258

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Ceremonial only.
The other two will join the VayuSena soon enough.
by BharadwajV
27 Jun 2016 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakislamic LeT kill 8 CRPF in Ramzan greeting to India 2016
Replies: 40
Views: 3225

Re: Pakislamic LeT kill 8 CRPF in Ramzan greeting to India 2

We need to retaliate in some measure so that it finds the Page 1 of all desi Newspapers. No more dossiers and no more "we will respond" beeyess. Jehadis get a raging hard on from even infiltrating into J&K(they should, considering the Army has an exceptional record in foiling infiltrat...
by BharadwajV
27 Jun 2016 19:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 789949

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Aditya G wrote:Note no Serial number visible Su-tees. So HAL has hidden which batch was modified for this.

You have spoken too soon, Saar!
:D
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by BharadwajV
26 Jun 2016 12:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 749498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^ Conjecture time! Off course IAF would be playing Cricket in Australia and not be performing SEAD/DEAD so that their rotary wing can fly straight into enemy SAMs. Anyways, new guns are always welcome. Especially if they are the best in the world! (In its class) Hopefully we make Excalibur like rou...
by BharadwajV
25 Jun 2016 19:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 28338

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Sad effing day. May the souls of the departed attain Moksha. We need more APCs for security forces. The CRPF commandant mentioned that the Pakistani Jehadis first immobilised the Bus by taking out the front tyres and then proceeded to spraying from close range, even as they tried to storm the Bus. A...
by BharadwajV
23 Jun 2016 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 346868

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

On a side note: Is there already a functioning connection between Af and Chabahar port? Infrastructure(Roads leading upto the border with Afghanistan) on the Iranian side is ready, IIRC.( a railway line is also being built using Indian steel). And on the other side India has constructed the Zaranj-...
by BharadwajV
23 Jun 2016 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 73266

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

Austria.
Along with Brazil, New Zealand, Turkey and China.
New Zealand has to be shown its place in the international fora.
Cannot have these wannabe nations play "hard to get" with India.
by BharadwajV
23 Jun 2016 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 73266

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

Try try try again. OT: Feel like sharing this, at this moment... Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny,and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge,not wholly or in full measure,but very substantially.At the stroke of the midnight hour,when the world sleeps,India will awake to life a...
by BharadwajV
20 Jun 2016 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2832
Views: 464200

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

100% FDI in Defence -The Hindu The Union government on Monday radically liberalised the FDI regime by permitting 100 per cent foreign direct investment under government approval route for almost every sector, including defence. We need more jobs and I think this is a very positive step towards achi...
by BharadwajV
18 Jun 2016 00:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168613

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Looks like someone got their history books from the
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by BharadwajV
17 Jun 2016 23:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 260637

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Khan was okay with the transfer of last batch of 13? ADF F16 of the RJAF, okay with the "gifting" :lol: of Turdogan's T37's, okay with C130 from down under and AH1Fs for the Uniformed Jehadis from Jordan again. And remember that Khan was not unwilling to sell new F16s, but only de-subsidis...
by BharadwajV
17 Jun 2016 23:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 260637

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

I don't see any new non Chinese aircraft making its way into the fizzleya. They have a habit of poaching museum pieces and the next one in line after the Mirage3/5 (&C130&T37) would be the F16.
by BharadwajV
17 Jun 2016 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2587
Views: 334586

Re: Military Flight Safety

Shiv Saar,
Most IAF fighters that have undergone upgrades have good resolution SAR modes on their Radars, this will help in flying low.
Even our newest Mi17s have a Weather Radar for the sudden and freak changes in weather patterns over mountains, IIRC. (They also have terrain avoidance systems)
by BharadwajV
08 Jun 2016 23:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 749498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Did we not order over a thousand Tata 6by6's?
They had the Crane as standard, IIRC.
Why get the Super Stallion?
by BharadwajV
07 Jun 2016 23:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 789949

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

So MOOG actuators for the Rustom 2 are go?
by BharadwajV
03 Jun 2016 23:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 260637

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

And also looking at the TurdoganMangusta and Ada class corvettes for their Terrorist Navy.
But like so many such news items from AlBak, they fall under the very broad category of "Wet Dreams".
http://en.trend.az/world/turkey/2541889.html
by BharadwajV
03 Jun 2016 18:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 539445

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

^^
Nice!
Also thanks to Shri.Parrikar for the share!
by BharadwajV
26 May 2016 00:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 133473

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

^^Anujan Saar NBC attacks from TSP means a nuclear retaliation from India. Unambiguous policy by the GoI on this. Hopefully we follow through. On a related note:Ex-Shatrujeet also had NBC warfare elements incorporated so as to prepare our IBGs. But UselessGhani discarding that jar of Vaseline to hav...
by BharadwajV
21 May 2016 16:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4375
Views: 748008

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Well, the sibling has them.
So probably a matter of time...
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by BharadwajV
20 May 2016 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 349588

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Totally O.T: Watched "Das Boot" and not only was it entertaining but showed a lot about German U Boat actions (whose crew had so much guts and whose captains were so innovative in divising tactics on the go) which caused the Britshits to lose Millions of tonnes of cargo aid and hundreds of...
by BharadwajV
14 May 2016 03:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 133473

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Fridays in STFUPakiland have been eerily quiet.
A religious Mango Abdul needs to take that parked Hilux with a bed full of Ammonium Nitrate and get creative!
But Pres.UselessGhani showing the STFUPians his very long Pashto finger warrants appreciation.(?)
by BharadwajV
10 May 2016 10:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 539445

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Wasn't there several studies conducted by ADA/HAL after the HF-24 Marut and before the Tejas with many wind tunnel models (IIRC, Shiv Saar had posted pictures of them on the Tejas dhaaga). We finalised on the Cranked Delta for the LCA program after a thorough study. For us to even begin working on Z...
by BharadwajV
07 May 2016 18:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 997
Views: 182877

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Is that the Elta EL/L 8222 on the NLCA?
(Outer most hard points)

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Or some other (data logging?) device?
by BharadwajV
07 May 2016 10:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 532734

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

Aren't we the first users of the TVC system on the AL31? RuAF got their SM's much later, and Malaysia and Algeria have much less airframes in service. Looks like we are schooling the rest on this platform. Won't be surprised if the other users use the same SOPs/incorporate certain practices as the I...
by BharadwajV
06 May 2016 18:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 254070

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Watched the Raksha Mantri's rebuttal in the parliament today and felt happy that the person is serious and well informed. He also told the house that the a file room misteriously caught fire, a week after the NDA was voted in to power, but fortunately a bureaucrat had saved the three AW-101 files in...
by BharadwajV
06 May 2016 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 532734

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

Government said on Thursday Su-30MKIs have been facing engine troubles and have been forced to land on single engine 34 times since April 1, 2014.

-In the parliament
Source
by BharadwajV
05 May 2016 13:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 254070

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

News on CNN News 18 showing that the GoI is reviewing the Rafale and Pilatus deals.
by BharadwajV
04 May 2016 02:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 532734

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

^^
:rotfl:
How many Litenings do we have?
Pak Fizzl'ya has 8 Sniper pods for 18 FSolah Block 52+, IIRC...
Hope that Rafale deal gets screwed and we get way more Rambhas and Tejas.
Maybe we get to Magic no. 42 with the Rafale's earmarked 8Billion Euros!
by BharadwajV
29 Apr 2016 15:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 371297

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

The cousin of the conductor of the "Islamabad Orchestra" :mrgreen: intercepts Khan's Poseidon
Oh how I miss those f.fast Birds from Trisonics and their pilots in space wear.
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by BharadwajV
24 Apr 2016 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 945635

Re: Levant crisis - III

^^
Damn!
If true, I can only pray that he gets exchanged or something.
Daesh cannibals and their handling of Al-Kasasbeh's capture was horrifying.
by BharadwajV
23 Apr 2016 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3033
Views: 292131

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

SaiK wrote:what is that swirl?



Tyre smoke, I guess...
by BharadwajV
23 Apr 2016 22:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4009
Views: 635920

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Do we have armoured Dozers in service?
by BharadwajV
21 Apr 2016 11:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 296082

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^^
Karan M mentioned that the Arjun Mark2 has a more cost effective solution towards the ATGM problem.

Plus tanks seem to be the last on the list for GoI's cash pie.
by BharadwajV
19 Apr 2016 09:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 296082

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Even our T-72 upg "Bhishma" are Avadi produced. We won't be all that fu(ked. But the INSAS story gave us the importance of volumes. Although with certain QA issues, the INSAS has been tremendously profitable. Rant On Tejas (Flying in Bangalore since 01) gets 20 airframe orders, Arjun (Beat...
by BharadwajV
19 Apr 2016 09:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 749498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

What is the Calibre of M46 and range?
And are we again converting them into 155s? (as Soltam is not blacklisted anymore)
by BharadwajV
12 Apr 2016 09:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 260637

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Four Il-78's purchased from the Ukraine. All were civilian carriers which were later converted, IIRC. They are Tanker transports ( unlike our Il-78 MKI) with removable fuel tanks. Only some of their Mirages are equipped with A2A refuelling probes. Their FSolahs also have A2A refuelling capability bu...
by BharadwajV
11 Apr 2016 15:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168613

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Reuters-Taiwan accuses China of kidnapping eight of its nationals from Kenya
http://in.reuters.com/article/idINKCN0X80RV
by BharadwajV
09 Apr 2016 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4375
Views: 748008

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^^ Saar, IIRC the investigation was instigated by Italian authorities. We had our thumbs up our a--holes. Arnab Goingsomewhere broke the news on national TV and then the sarkaar woke up and directed the CBI to investigate. But those birds were real eye candies. Especially in the Tipnis Grey of the V...

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