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by ashishvikas
03 Apr 2021 18:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Military Exports: Malaysian team to visit soon for LCA trial https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/military-exports-malaysian-team-to-visit-soon-for-lca-trial/amp_articleshow/81881074.cms?utm_source=twitter_pwa&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialsharebuttons&__twitter_impression=tr...
by ashishvikas
02 Apr 2021 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1219
Views: 313759

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

After Mahindra, now TATA set to bag contract for armoured vehicles as Army upgrades mobility

https://theprint.in/defence/after-mahin ... ssion=true

I wish it's Kestrel.
by ashishvikas
01 Apr 2021 13:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3843
Views: 789316

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

As Ninjamonkey tweet, massive capacity addition for IAF in just 1 month. 10 Rafales + 3-5 Tejas April 2021 certainly turning out to be a month to remember for the @IAF_MCC as the force will be adding 15 4++ Gen #aircraft in this one month with 10 #Rafale & 5 #tejas up for delivery this month . h...
by ashishvikas
30 Mar 2021 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Rakesh wrote:
ashishvikas wrote:Hi Indranil, please share some new updates on Mk1A if possible.. contract is in place now, so work must be in full swing.

Any info on who flew (test pilot name?) SP-20, SP-21 and SP-22? Formerly SP-24, SP-25 and SP-26.


No information sir.
by ashishvikas
30 Mar 2021 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Hi Indranil, please share some new updates on Mk1A if possible.. contract is in place now, so work must be in full swing.
by ashishvikas
28 Mar 2021 16:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3843
Views: 789316

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

10 Rafales to join IAF in one month In a major boost for the Indian Air Force's firepower, at least 10 new Rafale fighter aircraft would be joining its fighter fleet leading to the formation of the second squadron of the planes. https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/major-boost-for-iaf-10-rafale...
by ashishvikas
23 Mar 2021 13:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Utility Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021
Replies: 32
Views: 6397

Re: Light Utility Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021

Indigenous light choppers get go-ahead, delivery in 2022 Indigenous light choppers get go-ahead, delivery in 2022. LoA for 12 LUH given, six each for the Army and IAF. Total requirement for over 185. Handing over by August 2022 to mark 75 years of independence . [Now we know, why LCA MK2 roll out i...
by ashishvikas
23 Mar 2021 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 115
Views: 37841

Re: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion

Gurus, is this Humvee class in terms of off-road & protection ?
by ashishvikas
25 Feb 2021 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1219
Views: 313759

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Vishnu Som reports

by ashishvikas
22 Feb 2021 19:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5283
Views: 1159993

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Big Announcements. ~Rs70Kcr for Def capital proc during 2021-22. Rs1Kcr for proc of startup products. New negative list in Mar. ~10 midsize projects for industry in Apr. LCH order shortly & LUH by Aug 2022 @SIDMIndia @phdchamber @ASSOCHAM4India @ficci_india @India_iDEX @VishForge https://twitter...
by ashishvikas
22 Feb 2021 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4506
Views: 860756

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

Big Announcements. ~Rs70Kcr for Def capital proc during 2021-22. Rs1Kcr for proc of startup products. New negative list in Mar. ~10 midsize projects for industry in Apr. LCH order shortly & LUH by Aug 2022 @SIDMIndia @phdchamber @ASSOCHAM4India @ficci_india @India_iDEX @VishForge https://twitter...
by ashishvikas
12 Feb 2021 18:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1219
Views: 313759

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

After Tejas LCA, huge atmanirbhar push for Arjun tanks

Rs 6,600 cr order Order for 118 Arjun Mk1A tanks is expected to be signed.

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/a ... 2021-02-12
by ashishvikas
05 Feb 2021 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1219
Views: 313759

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Yup, @DRDO_India has signed a Licensing Agreement for Transfer of Technology of the Wheeled Armoured Platform (WhAP) (an 8x8 APC pictured below) with an Indian industry partner. This will see production.

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/135 ... 49152?s=19
by ashishvikas
02 Feb 2021 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4335
Views: 1289263

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

sooraj wrote:...

What is in 2nd picture below Akash ?
by ashishvikas
29 Jan 2021 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249104

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Indian Army gets 6,000 new Israeli Light Machine Guns The Indian Army received the first consignment of 6,000 Israeli Negev Light Machine Guns out of the 16,000 ordered last year under the Fast Track Procedure. The remaining guns are expected to be delivered by March, sources added. https://www.ind...
by ashishvikas
19 Jan 2021 23:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

HAL Tejas Deal: We Are Confident We Will Be Able To Deliver 16 Aircraft Annually- R Madhavan

Full Interview of CNBCTV18.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxpRZLq ... e=youtu.be
by ashishvikas
17 Jan 2021 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Clarification by Angad. The final cost *after* taxes is 52.5 MM. Price before tax (with profit!) is in the region of 44.5 MM. https://twitter.com/zone5aviation/status/1350839601712164864?s=19 Per unit cost of Tejas is INR 384 cr (USD 52.5 mil), not 550 cr as Ajai Shukla claimed. Whatever he writes t...
by ashishvikas
14 Jan 2021 00:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

An article by Ajay Shukla. https://www.ajaishukla.com/2021/01/cabinet-clears-purchase-of-83-tejas.html The sanction of Rs 1,202 crore is for the IAF to develop repair and servicing infrastructure at their base depots “so that the turnaround time would get reduced for mission critical systems and wou...
by ashishvikas
10 Jan 2021 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 703
Views: 189541

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

https://twitter.com/ajaynewsman/status/1348104109174497280?s=20 ---> Finally, proposal to make 83 Tejas Mk1A, made by HAL, is headed to CCS for approval. Costing some $5.1 billion these will be using a GE engine. https://twitter.com/neeraj_rajput/status/1348156371905040385?s=20 ---> IAF deal for 83 ...
by ashishvikas
15 Dec 2020 15:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4335
Views: 1289263

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

India working on next ‘Astra’ missile with 160 km range as Mk1 is integrated in IAF & Navy https://theprint.in/defence/india-working-on-next-astra-missile-with-160-km-range-as-mk1-is-integrated-in-iaf-navy/566699/ Mk 2 by May 2022 As of now, with a range of over 110 km and a maximum speed of Ma...
by ashishvikas
07 Dec 2020 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5322
Views: 1383265

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

Indian Navy wants to join IAF in fighter jet shopping In 2017, the Navy has floated a Request For Information (RFI) to global fighter manufacturers and the response is being evaluated. However, with the new jet under development and also factoring in budgetary constraints, the Navy is in the proces...
by ashishvikas
17 Nov 2020 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1219
Views: 313759

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/ReviewVayu/status/1328573455021830146 JUST IN Indian Army awards Rs 2300 Crore to OshoCorp Global Pvt Ltd for 125mm APFSDS tank ammunition "Initially we will develop upto 250 rounds each for T-72, T-90 tank platforms for trial and approval, subsequently produce 85,000 round...
by ashishvikas
17 Nov 2020 17:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4335
Views: 1289263

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

#India successfully test fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (#QRSAM) with a live warhead for the first time from a test facility off #Odisha coast. The #missile destroys an unmanned target aircraft at medium range.

https://twitter.com/TheHemantRout/statu ... 16962?s=20
by ashishvikas
08 Nov 2020 11:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1231700

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

Tejas SP-22 and SP-23 ready for first flight this week I am happy to be proven wrong ... :D wo fighters from the Tejas Final Operational Clearance (FOC) block—SP-22 and SP-23—are likely to take to the skies in the coming days, signalling the resumption of flight activities that were halted for a wh...
by ashishvikas
08 Oct 2020 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5283
Views: 1159993

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: 588
Views: 178535

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: 588
Views: 178535

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 Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1231700

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 Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1231700

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: 4506
Views: 860756

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: 1075
Views: 249104

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: 1075
Views: 249104

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 ...

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