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by ashishvikas
08 Oct 2020 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048131

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

An interesting pic of IMRH wind tunnel test under the watchful eyes of Wg Cdr Unni Pillai (Retd), Executive Director (Flight Operations-Rotary Wing), HAL. The prog is slowly and steadily picking pace. And, that'd good news on #AFDay2020 . https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1314088551479300103/phot...
by ashishvikas
02 Oct 2020 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 469
Views: 119652

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

India likely to produce next generation fighter jets in a private sector-led joint venture Read more at: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-likely-to-produce-next-generation-fighter-jets-in-a-pvt-sector-led-jv/articleshow/78439692.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium...
by ashishvikas
02 Oct 2020 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 469
Views: 119652

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

India likely to produce next generation fighter jets in a private sector-led joint venture Read more at: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-likely-to-produce-next-generation-fighter-jets-in-a-pvt-sector-led-jv/articleshow/78439692.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium...
by ashishvikas
22 Sep 2020 13:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

^^ From where you get 24-25 for Mk1A ?

Trainers would be manufactured in a new line as per reports from Sandeep.
by ashishvikas
22 Sep 2020 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

HAL readies Tejas SP-22 & SP-23 fighters for first flights -Anantha Krishnan M Two fighters from the Tejas Final Operational Clearance (FOC) block - SP-22 & SP-23 - are likely to take to the skies in the coming days, signalling the resumption of flight activities that were halted for a whil...
by ashishvikas
16 Sep 2020 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742502

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

We are immensely proud to announce that Godrej Tooling has conceptualised & developed the automated Pinaka rocket assembly line in collaboration with Ordnance Factory, Chandrapur. It's equipped with advanced automated safety features & delivers 4X increase in productivity. (1/2) Designed, ma...
by ashishvikas
15 Sep 2020 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177887

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Govt plans to scrap 2 defence deals under foreign procurement, could go ‘atma nirbhar’ way

https://theprint.in/defence/govt-plans- ... ay/503522/
by ashishvikas
10 Sep 2020 02:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177887

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

The 72,400 rifles came at INR 700 Cr that works out to INR 96,685 per rifle or USD 1316.87 at today's spot rate of 73.42 A user I spoke to is delighted despite the price as ergonomics are excellent and firepower packs a punch. They say its the Rafale of the Infantry despite the cost. Apparently it ...
by ashishvikas
31 Aug 2020 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316378

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Gurus - please help me to understand TATRA trucks vs TATA/AL alternatives. Do we still need TATRA ?
by ashishvikas
31 Aug 2020 18:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316378

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Defense Ministry today signed contracts with Bharat Earth Movers Ltd., Tata Power Company Ltd. and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for supply of Six Pinaka Regiments to the Regiment of Artillery of the Indian Army at an approximate cost of Rs. 2580 Crores. 6 Pinaka Regiments - 114 Launchers - 330 BEML...
by ashishvikas
23 Jul 2020 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690107

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1286255222206025728?s=19 ---> No! Am not particularly enthusiastic about imported fighters. But an aircraft like IAF's Rafale can knock down the J-20, a hundred times over. The Chinese poster boy is good for posters. Better if they don't actually drop their experime...
by ashishvikas
16 Jul 2020 14:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Jay/KaranM/ramana/Suryag - I Acknowledge, wouldn't post anything from twitter handler Aerodynamic111.
by ashishvikas
15 Jul 2020 21:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

If 2 months of Lockdown at the Tejas production facility were not enough to derail the schedule of the production of the FOC configured Tejas Mk1, poor mngement of the Tejas supply chain hs come as an additional headache for HAL wch is in charge of the production of the Tejas Mk1 + is now also facin...
by ashishvikas
14 Jul 2020 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82404

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

Navy to get new carrier-based jet by 2032, to replace MiG-29K The Navy is expected to start receiving new twin-engine aircraft carrier-based fighter aircraft being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) by 2032 and it will be a replacement for the Russian MiG-29K carr...
by ashishvikas
03 Jul 2020 01:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Actuators..Yes by Godrej. The LCA Tejas isn't just about protecting our nation. It's about doing it ourselves.⁣ ⁣ At Godrej Aerospace, we gave the Tejas, the multirole light fighter, another boost in the wings by manufacturing the first Indian aircraft actuators. These actuators, designed by ADA/DRD...
by ashishvikas
02 Jul 2020 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3667
Views: 1026617

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Anyway, in some good news for indigenization and the future preparedness of the @IAF_MCC & @indiannavy's air wing, the acquisition of *248* @DRDO_India developed Astra MK-1 beyond visual range air to air missiles has been approved by the Defence Ministry. IAF fighters that will carry the Astra M...
by ashishvikas
21 Jun 2020 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 967349

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Indian soldiers had actually crossed LAC and set #Chinese PLA tent on fire chanting 'Jai Bajrang Bali' after 16 Bihar CO Col Santosh Babu was killed in treacherous manner & 10 members of patrolling party were held captive by #China on the night of 15/16 June #GalwanValley After the death of Col ...
by ashishvikas
15 Jun 2020 23:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048131

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Price negotiation has taken 4 years for 15 LCH OR all 165 ?
by ashishvikas
15 Jun 2020 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048131

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

^^We always prepare for last conflicts & Wars.
by ashishvikas
10 Jun 2020 01:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82404

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

^^ From NDTV report of first page: Sources close to the project have told NDTV that the total design and development costs for prototypes of the aircraft ''would cost less than the Rs.12,780 crore India Specific Enhancement package'' signed between India and France towards customising 36 Rafale figh...
by ashishvikas
09 Jun 2020 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82404

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

GoI recently approved a 25 tonne Twin Engine Deck Based (TEDBF) Fighter jet for @indiannavy, which will be powered by 2 GE's F414-GE-INS6, which generates Dry of 58 kN n Wet thrust of 98 kN, which in Twin engine configuration will mean that TEDBF will have an excellent T/W ratio +when compared to ai...
by ashishvikas
09 Jun 2020 21:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214894

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

Cockpit of Upgraded Mirage-2000 https://twitter.com/Maverick_bharat/status/1270330711048810496?s=20 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EaEfCh5WsAEGyuM?format=jpg&name=small Cockpit of upgraded Mig-29 UPG https://twitter.com/Maverick_bharat/status/1270299764223950848?s=20 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EaE...
by ashishvikas
09 Jun 2020 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Who makes tyres for LCA Tejas ?

MRF was planning to make it, but not sure if this has clear all tests.

https://twitter.com/rahulsinghx/status/ ... 88704?s=19
by ashishvikas
08 Jun 2020 00:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Good luck & godspeed, #FlyingDaggers & #FlyingBullets! The best aircraft is the one made in own country. But don't give an inch. Because the enemy won't. IAF Chief - "LCA is the best in its class; take my word for it" By KAYPIUS https://kaypius.com/2020/06/07/iaf-chief-lca-is-the-b...
by ashishvikas
06 Jun 2020 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214894

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

^^ Never seen a official IAF requirement for Meteor on Tejas line. Have you ?
by ashishvikas
06 Jun 2020 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281258

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Kartik wrote:
nachiket wrote:Is an IRST confirmed for Mk2? I see it in Kuntal's CG image.


Yes it is. Was always shown in the ADA MWF model as well.


I think HVT had twitted once - we don't need a separate nose mounted IRST as Lightning Pod takes care of all IRST functionality.
by ashishvikas
04 Jun 2020 21:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82404

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

New Made-In-India Fighter Cleared For Development, First Flight In 6 Years by Vishnu SomUpdated: June 04, 2020 The new fighter-jet will be designed to operate from the deck of India's two aircraft carriers INS Vikramaditya and the soon to be inducted INS Vikrant. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/new...
by ashishvikas
04 Jun 2020 17:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742502

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

82,000 OFB staff to go on indefinite strike against corporatisation plan By Pradip R Sagar https://www.theweek.in/news/biz-tech/2020/06/03/82k-ofb-staff-to-go-on-indefinite-strike-against-corporatisation-plan.html A day after the ministry of defence placed an order worth over Rs 1,000 crore for inf...
by ashishvikas
04 Jun 2020 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742502

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Amethi AK-203 factory unlikely to start operations in 2020 As per the plan, the OFB-Kalashnikov joint venture (JV) was to arrive at a fair price for setting up and producing almost seven lakh rifles by May-end. https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/amethi-ak-203-factory-unlikely-to-start-operati...
by ashishvikas
04 Jun 2020 17:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281258

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

A pack of 4 Tejas Mk-2 armed with long-range BVR missiles getting ready for a morning CAP in the western sector. https://twitter.com/Kuntal__biswas/status/1268498167567392773?s=20 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZqcTYpWAAAG1Ps?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZqcUm1WkAAxSla?format...
by ashishvikas
04 Jun 2020 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 82404

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

New Made-In-India Fighter Cleared For Development, First Flight In 6 Years by Vishnu SomUpdated: June 04, 2020 The new fighter-jet will be designed to operate from the deck of India's two aircraft carriers INS Vikramaditya and the soon to be inducted INS Vikrant. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/new...
by ashishvikas
04 Jun 2020 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

New Made-In-India Fighter Cleared For Development, First Flight In 6 Years by Vishnu SomUpdated: June 04, 2020 The new fighter-jet will be designed to operate from the deck of India's two aircraft carriers INS Vikramaditya and the soon to be inducted INS Vikrant. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/new...
by ashishvikas
01 Jun 2020 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 544876

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Embraer says China, India are potential partners after failed Boeing deal Business News June 1, 2020 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-embraer-results/embraer-says-china-india-are-potential-partners-after-failed-boeing-deal-idUSKBN2382AL SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) said on...
by ashishvikas
01 Jun 2020 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

New images !!

Heartening sight of increasing numbers of the Tejas LCA in Sqn service (PTI)

https://twitter.com/ReviewVayu/status/1 ... 16768?s=20

How many Tejas do you see :?:

Image
by ashishvikas
01 Jun 2020 13:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3624
Views: 1084537

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

3rd #LCA #Tejas line for 18 @IAF_MCC trainers. https://twitter.com/SandeepUnnithan/status/1267318738639962112?s=20 https://epaper.mailtoday.in/m5/2695826/Mail-Today/Mail-Today-June-1-2020#page/9/1 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZZrqjzU0AAjQ1g?format=jpg&name=large Third line for Tejas..?? Thats u...

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