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by ashishvikas
24 Jun 2019 09:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 300753

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

India scraps Israel anti-tank missile deal after DRDO says will deliver INDIA HAS scrapped a $500-million deal with Israel for the purchase of Spike anti-tank missiles from defence contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems after indigenous developer Defence Research & Development Organisation ...
by ashishvikas
02 Jun 2019 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 300753

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Akash NG trials this year Akash NG is likely to have a range around 50 km, while its predecessors can hit targets up to 25km. Additional orders for seven squadrons worth around Rs 6000 crore is expected any time soon. On LRSAM (Long Range Surface to Air Missile), he said 11 ship sets of orders are ...
by ashishvikas
30 May 2019 16:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

Malaysia More Inclined Towards Indian HAL Tejas Over Pakistani JF-17 Thunder – Report By EurAsian Times -May 29, 2019


https://eurasiantimes.com/malaysia-more ... r-reports/
by ashishvikas
28 May 2019 20:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 300753

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^to be fair, no journo gets to write his headings. That said he's the same guy who peddled Abhi disobeyed orders Its not just the headline but the content too is like sales material for imported maal. Doesn't even consider Astra Mk1 as an option which also has 100km range, which in brochure to bro...
by ashishvikas
28 May 2019 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 300753

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Outgunned By Pak F-16s, IAF Plans To Re-Arm Its Sukhois With Israeli Missiles

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/outgunn ... es-2044172
by ashishvikas
27 May 2019 08:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 273
Views: 66049

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Trials of advanced artillery gun begin in Pokhran range

http://m.timesofindia.com/articleshow/6 ... aign=cppst
by ashishvikas
03 Apr 2019 01:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3208
Views: 469695

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Report: 10 Pakistani soldiers dead in cross-border firing along Rakhchikri Sector of Rawalakot at LoC

https://twitter.com/DDNewsLive/status/1 ... 35009?s=19
by ashishvikas
03 Apr 2019 01:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

#LIMA2019 : Display flying epitomises adventure & glamour. But the precision comes with hard work & practice. Gp Capt Samrath Dhankhar, is the display pilot for Tejas aircraft. He tells us all it takes to be a display pilot. Recently, IAF's tweet are more on Tejas than anything else. https:/...
by ashishvikas
25 Mar 2019 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

Fit n Finish is getting better with each machines.. as well as HAL assembly floor also looking better. HAL - Verified account @HALHQBLR - HAL has produced 16th LCA of IOC Contract as per the target till March 31, 2019. The customer flights are expected soon. @drajaykumar_ias @DefProdnIndia @Spokespe...
by ashishvikas
25 Mar 2019 08:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

Tejas readies for three-way dog-fight in Malaysia with Pakistani and Korean fighters https://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2019/03/tejas-readies-for-three-way-dog-fight.html?m=1 In contrast, the Tejas and the FA-50 Golden Eagle both use the highly reliable General Electric F-404 engine, which also powers...
by ashishvikas
24 Mar 2019 10:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

I would be surprised if there are no deliveries between now and October. Please provide details if its not confidential. SP1-SP16 done. SP17-20 :Trainers - Prod drawing not released yet. SP21-26 : FOC - Must be in Prod lines but expected to come out starting Oct. @Rakesh - Can we please switch to c...
by ashishvikas
23 Mar 2019 13:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

YES!!!!!! Great day for the country! Updating page 1!!!! Jai Hind! Four out of Eight Tejas, planned for delivery in 2019, are already flying. 50% already done and March 31st is not over yet! :) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2UJfsoUkAAaXVJ.jpg:large SP15 was also piloted by Group Captain Kolal Krishn...
by ashishvikas
23 Mar 2019 10:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

is this confirmed ?? No. 18 was flying floggers at Hashimara sometime back. It's good to see them get back to a type that is more in line with their legacy with gnats than the mud mover Mig-27's. Yes sir. PVC recipient Sekhon’s squadron to fly again https://www.tribuneindia.com/mobi/news/nation/pvc...
by ashishvikas
16 Mar 2019 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

The 16th series produced Tejas (LA-5016) completed couple of her production sorties by last evening. Flying Daggers will be in full strength before end of this financial year. With FOC in kitty, the final set of aircrafts with FOC standard will start coming into production line. As per HAL Chairman...
by ashishvikas
13 Mar 2019 10:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

The 16th series produced Tejas (LA-5016) completed couple of her production sorties by last evening. Flying Daggers will be in full strength before end of this financial year. With FOC in kitty, the final set of aircrafts with FOC standard will start coming into production line. As per HAL Chairman,...
by ashishvikas
10 Mar 2019 20:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 233
Views: 57942

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

SaiK wrote:How many hard points?

Isn't this LCA MK2 / MWF ? OR NLCA got Canards as well?
by ashishvikas
05 Mar 2019 20:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

Aditya_V wrote:Wow

Wow = अतिउत्तम
by ashishvikas
05 Mar 2019 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209003

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

As per ADA Flight status, LSP 2 made a test flight by 25Feb which is fitted with UTTAM. :)
by ashishvikas
05 Mar 2019 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2741
Views: 568501

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

Jaguar Max cockpit display Source - vkthakur@Twitter https://twitter.com/vkthakur/status/1102836209775067136?s=19 https://twitter.com/vkthakur/status/1102836209775067136?s=19 If it's also developing by any Indian pvt companies, then we are getting benefits of Aerospace Ecosystem developed with Tejas...
by ashishvikas
01 Mar 2019 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 50033

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Sorry if its getting repeated.. LCA NP5 in making at HAL. Source: DFI. https://defenceforumindia.com/forum/attachments/screenshot_2019-01-08_20-28-44-jpg.30846 As far as i understand, NP5 is LCA Navy mk2 / NLCA MK2 !! @Rakesh,JayS,IR can confirm. Image https://i.imgur.com/hUitJBC_d.jpg?maxwidth=640...
by ashishvikas
01 Mar 2019 18:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 50033

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Sorry if its getting repeated.. LCA NP5 in making at HAL.

Source: DFI.

Image

As far as i understand, NP5 is LCA Navy mk2 / NLCA MK2 !!
@Rakesh,JayS,IR can confirm.
by ashishvikas
01 Mar 2019 17:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 300753

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

According to India's Ministry of Defence, 3 sets of the MANIK Small Turbofan Engine developed by @DRDO_India are to be integrated with the Nirbhay cruise missile for testing. The integration work is being done by Brahmos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited. https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/11014...
by ashishvikas
01 Mar 2019 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4859
Views: 655642

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Wanted to understand, if we deploy our SAMs near LOC locations.. as per reports 16 enemy fighters violated our Air Space.
IAF came to rescue but just wanted to understand if why we didn't engaged them with SAMs.

They could have caused bigger damage to PAF fighters.
by ashishvikas
27 Feb 2019 23:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136409

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Paki airspace remains empty no doubt, but airspace over north of Delhi this empty at 22:50. Something's coming up.
by ashishvikas
26 Feb 2019 21:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136409

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

ArjunPandit wrote:
Vips wrote:I hope we get as many Mirage 2000's available from other countries. Both Qatar and Taiwan were willing to sell their birds to us.

sir, now repeat after me, i hope we get as many Tejas from HAL. If you are still keen on splurging money then ask for rafales


Also Netra.
by ashishvikas
26 Feb 2019 01:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627212

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Watch "Inside The Cockpit of HAL's Naval Utility Helicopter | HAL As OEM With Private Partners | Exclusive" on YouTube

by ashishvikas
26 Feb 2019 00:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 233
Views: 57942

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

Does SPORT also qualify for Malaysian bid ? I know I'm getting too much excited after watching this.
by ashishvikas
23 Feb 2019 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627212

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Sir, but i don't see any factory in the 2and picture. Where is it? Since long hearing Factory is coming in Tumakuru.. But what has moved on ground ? I am no sir, just delivering the news :lol: It seems that HAL is building the factory post scaling up of LUH. Also it is part of stage2, whatever that...
by ashishvikas
23 Feb 2019 10:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866258

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

BREAKING: The article is here. Very very detailed. I am still reading, digesting. Of course all rights of the authors, publishers. Tracking The Tejas: The Design Evolution Of An Indian Fighter Part-I By Indranil Roy & Nilesh Rane - February 22, 2019 http://delhidefencereview.com/2019/02/22/trac...
by ashishvikas
23 Feb 2019 00:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627212

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

gaurav.p wrote:HAL signs MoU with CPWD for stage-2 works of new Helicopter factory in Tumakuru during ongoing Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru

Sir, but i don't see any factory in the 2and picture. Where is it ?

Since long hearing Factory is coming in Tumakuru.. But what has moved on ground ?
by ashishvikas
19 Feb 2019 21:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 243
Views: 42075

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1097886462417293312 ---> Here's the ALH with tail boom folded for compact stowage on board ships at Aero India 2019. This is an airworthy ALH owned by HAL and the tail boom is a mock up. HAL has undertaken this project based on an Indian Navy request. https://pbs...
by ashishvikas
19 Feb 2019 10:12
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866258

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

SaiK wrote:HAL All Set To Announce LCA-Based Jet Trainer
https://www.livefistdefence.com/2019/02 ... ainer.html

SPORT! [ sounds like SUV names :) SPORT, TOURING, ..]


For Malaysia ?
by ashishvikas
18 Feb 2019 14:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 271646

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1097416161463984128?s=19 ---> The current Arjun Mk-2 MBT configuration sans missile firing capability will be inducted as Mk-1A now. The 'true' Arjun Mk-2 will emerge once the weight reduction work underway at Ordnance Factory Medak & Reliance bears fruit. Fro...
by ashishvikas
17 Feb 2019 17:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 216442

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

Indranil wrote:Yes, it is called MWF now.


Please consider to rename this thread as well.
by ashishvikas
16 Feb 2019 21:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866258

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Alright, @DRDO_India's ASL & R&DE(E) have begun work on a quartz radome for the Tejas which once ready will be used on Tejas MK-IA delivery units instead of the imported Cobham radomes currently fitted on Mk-I deliveries.

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/109 ... 93248?s=19
by ashishvikas
13 Feb 2019 16:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 807953

Re: Small Arms Thread

Army launches hunt for 56,000 night sights for assault rifles The army wants 40,000 image intensifier-based night sights and 16,000 thermal imaging based night sights, officials said. The RFI for image intensifiers states that its sight should allow soldiers to aim up to 500 metres and to detect a ...
by ashishvikas
12 Feb 2019 17:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 807953

Re: Small Arms Thread

Deal has been signed.

MoD inks deal for fast track procurement of 72,000 SiG Sauer rifles today. All rifles to be made in @sigsauerinc plant in New Hampshire. This is @adgpi 's first US-made rifle for frontline troops. My recent report on the purchase.

https://t.co/VqvvE277ef

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