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by ashishvikas
23 Mar 2020 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

LCA Tejas Division of #HAL continues to inspire us amidst the #Corona scare. Here's #TejasSP22 undergoing the EGR. The first flight should be soon. And, let's not forget the lockdown in #Bangalore and the difficult situations. #FlyingBullets https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1242022515477643264 h...
by ashishvikas
20 Mar 2020 22:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538928

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

Rafale production halts in France due to COVID-19, jets’ delivery to India could be delayed If the production facility in France remains shut beyond 31 March, the delivery schedule of Rafale fighter jets to India could get impacted. SNEHESH ALEX PHILIP 20 March, 2020 https://theprint.in/defence/rafa...
by ashishvikas
20 Mar 2020 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 355
Views: 98183

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Indian MoD concludes price negotiations for 118 Arjun Mk 1A MBTs

https://www.janes.com/article/94937/ind ... ia=twitter
by ashishvikas
19 Mar 2020 20:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 267
Views: 70980

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

India signs Rs 880 crore deal with Israel's IWI for 16,479 NEGEV 7.62x51mm light machine guns. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETehRgjVAAIA8lc?format=png&name=small https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1240637563519430657?s=19 FIREARMS PUSH: India Orders >16,000 Israeli Negev Light Machineguns https:...
by ashishvikas
17 Mar 2020 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

And, all those who were hunting for the integral GSH 23 mm twin barrelled gun on #TejasSP21, here it is!!

THE REPORT: https://bit.ly/2IU7phg @akananth

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by ashishvikas
17 Mar 2020 20:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

First Tejas FOC fighter takes to the skies with loads of upgraded features Anantha Krishnan M https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/2020/03/17/first-tejas-foc-fighter-upgraded-features.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true This is the first Final Operational Clearance (FOC) variant of Tejas f...
by ashishvikas
06 Mar 2020 07:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3527
Views: 609626

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

HVT on Su-30MKI RCS Su-30 with load out of 6 missiles and full fuel & other fighters with same number of missiles and full fuel (that means with drop tanks) get picked up at practically the same range in head on BVR combat. That's all that matters. Differences, if any, are insignificant. https:/...
by ashishvikas
01 Mar 2020 17:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3980
Views: 614283

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

In a big success for @makeinindia in defence, India has bagged an order worth $40 million to supply 4 #Swathiweaponlocatingradars to Armenia. India beat Russian Polish firms for the deal. Read more At: https://www.aninews.in/news/national/general-news/india-beats-russia-poland-to-bag-40-million-defe...
by ashishvikas
27 Feb 2020 14:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852185

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Rajnath Singh: I shall be visiting the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited facility in Bengaluru today to inaugurate the Light Combat Helicopter Production Hangar and interact with the HAL workers.

https://twitter.com/rajnathsingh/status ... 91938?s=20
by ashishvikas
18 Feb 2020 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1773
Views: 246757

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

arvin wrote:Continuing the contest is a waste of time & money for everyone. If the above 36 comes, hardly makes sense for the remaining 74 to be of totally different type.


It would make sense if remaining 74 are turn out to be Mk1A..

Just keep ordering 4 Squd of LCAs for every 2 Squd of Rafales.
by ashishvikas
17 Feb 2020 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

Indranil wrote:I dont know. They want to stabilize at 30 days or less.


One more question - at the moment, how many planes can go in final equipping stage in parallel ? 1/2/3/4 ?
by ashishvikas
17 Feb 2020 08:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

Delivery of 4 was not possible. First flight of the first 4 was targeted. I don't know if that will be achieved either. Frankly, I don't know what is holding up the first flight of SP21.it can happen tomorrow for all we know. SP22 must have finished equipping as well. I expect SP22 and SP21 to take...
by ashishvikas
11 Feb 2020 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236994

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

One more import in name of indigenous production with TOT from Israel :x GCF to award production of ATHOS gun in collaboration with Israel https://www.thehitavada.com/Encyc/2020/2/10/GCF-to-award-production-of-ATHOS-gun-in-collaboration-with-Israel.html Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) Jabalpur will soon ...
by ashishvikas
07 Feb 2020 09:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

Apr 2019 to Mar 2020- 4 Tejas Mk1 FOC Apr 2020 to Mar 2021- 12 Tejas Mk1 FOC Apr 2021 to Mar 2022- 16 Tejas Mk1 FOC Trainers Apr 2022 to Mar 2023- 2 Tejas Mk1 FOC Trainers + manufacture & assembly of 14 Tejas Mk1A airframes (not to be delivered since Mk1A won't even have flown by then) I don't ...
by ashishvikas
06 Feb 2020 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1225456794006216704?s=19 ---> Mk-1A is completely on track . Those who understand the DPP, know that there's about 4 months of mutual work left before contact signing . IAF & MoD are completely on board. https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1225459869471272961?s=19...
by ashishvikas
06 Feb 2020 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852185

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

sankum wrote:Seems they are waiting for finances to get freed post purchase of Apache and Chinooks therefore delaying Indian helicopter programs for staggered purchase.


It seems money is always made available for imports first and indigenous product contract suffers.
by ashishvikas
06 Feb 2020 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852185

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indranil wrote:LUH has attained IOC!!!


Do we have any more milestones to achieve OR production can begin ? I hope orders for LUH is placed before Ka226T.
by ashishvikas
03 Feb 2020 15:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 202891

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

India’s Medium Weight Fighter set to fly into detail design phase Anantha Krishnan M https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/2020/02/03/india-defence-expo-medium-weight-fighter.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true It says metal cutting from April 2021, I heard that will start this month only. ...
by ashishvikas
02 Feb 2020 20:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

IAF all set for history! Know about desi fighter Tejas in #BattleCry with @ShivAroor

Now available on YouTube.

https://youtu.be/i1l-M6VebYc
by ashishvikas
02 Feb 2020 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

Its Feb now and we are still waiting for SP21 first flight.

HAL planned to deliver 4 FOC by next month still on track ?
by ashishvikas
24 Jan 2020 12:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 22529

Re: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion

Some more pictures of the Mahindra ALSV...currently seems to be marketed primarily in the UAE, can't wait to see this in service with Indian forces! https://twitter.com/Parthu_Potluri/status/1220585461233508352 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EPBkADKU4AASGFA?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.c...
by ashishvikas
23 Jan 2020 20:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

HAL: LCA-Tejas Trainer Aircraft Assembly Jigs with Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) Commissioned. Inaugurated the LCA trainer jigs incorporating the advanced features of Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) as per IAF’s requirement

https://twitter.com/ReviewVayu/status/1 ... 73665?s=19
by ashishvikas
21 Jan 2020 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

Indian Air Force’s LCA to get Astra missile firepower, not Rafale’s Meteor https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/air-forces-lca-to-get-astra-firepower-not-rafales-meteor/articleshow/73466978.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&ut...
by ashishvikas
20 Jan 2020 20:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852185

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

India, Russia conclude price talks for 200 Kamov copters https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/india-russia-conclude-price-talks-for-200-kamov-copters-28588 To cost $4 billion :eek: The price for the 200 copters would be around $4 billion (Rs 28,000 crore approximately), sources said. This would also i...
by ashishvikas
19 Jan 2020 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713320

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Hemant Rout : Defence officials claim #SLBM K-4 test fired from pontoon (replica of a #submarine) was successful.

https://twitter.com/TheHemantRout/statu ... 06144?s=19
by ashishvikas
19 Jan 2020 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713320

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

BREAKING: After delays, India today tested the K-4 submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from off the east coast. Will arm India’s Arihant-class submarines.

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/121 ... 74083?s=19
by ashishvikas
17 Jan 2020 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852185

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Generic question, can they override Defence Procurement Policy of 2016 (DPP-2016) just like that ?
by ashishvikas
17 Jan 2020 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 648856

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Short films on Balakot - ENDRUN In the wee hours of 26th feb 2019 Indian warplanes were returning after conducting a pre-emptive strike on terror camps near Balakot, Pakistan unaware of the fact that they were heading into a ambush - Might be a fiction only. Source - Twitter https://youtu.be/zEHjMq...
by ashishvikas
16 Jan 2020 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4620
Views: 852185

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

MoD expert rejects foreign helicopter, HAL says Dhruv is suitable http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2020/01/mod-expert-rejects-foreign-helicopter.html Former integrated defence staff chief, Vice Admiral Raman Puri (retired), who the department of defence production (DDP) has appointed as a consultant,...
by ashishvikas
07 Jan 2020 17:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664630

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

HAL on a war-footing to roll out 4 new Tejas variants in 3 months - by Anantha Krishnan M https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/2020/01/07/hal-war-footing-tejas-variants-rollout.html - SP21 to SP24 are being targeted by March-20 - SP21 first flight this month (delayed due to software upgra...
by ashishvikas
05 Jan 2020 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 34937

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

If Developed, This Futuristic Tejas Variant Could Match IAF's Rafale Jets -by Vishnu Som (Few animated images will surely make you happy) https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/if-developed-this-futuristic-variant-of-tejas-could-match-iafs-rafale-jets-2159016?amp=1&akamai-rum=off&__twitter_impress...
by ashishvikas
05 Jan 2020 14:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 34937

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

If Developed, This Futuristic Tejas Variant Could Match IAF's Rafale Jets -by Vishnu Som (Few animated images will surely make you happy) https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/if-developed-this-futuristic-variant-of-tejas-could-match-iafs-rafale-jets-2159016?amp=1&akamai-rum=off&__twitter_impress...

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