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by Prithwiraj
10 Jun 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 293538

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

There are other ways to spend 1.5 billion dollars on American hardware like more C-130Js or something else.... How on earth so many different systems will talk to each other during a real war scenario? We had issues handling Spyder in Kashmir... when panic button was pressed....
by Prithwiraj
04 Jun 2019 06:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 417338

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

Is it possible from Radar signature to differentiate between Regular Su-30MKI and Brahmosized Su-30MKI based on radars at the disposal of both western and eastern front adversaries
by Prithwiraj
04 Jun 2019 06:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2489
Views: 294275

Re: Military Flight Safety

last three chronologically....
1. One lost over Bay of Bengal - all hands lost
2. One overshooting runway recently - no loss of life
3. Current one - chances of survival is remote
by Prithwiraj
02 Jun 2019 07:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2281
Views: 321826

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Subramaniam Swamy explains the US-India exchange nicely. He points out that interest rates in India are high: a business faces taking loans at say 8 percent. In comparison, a US business gets a loan at, say, 4%. No way for Indian business to compete in Indian marketplace if US companies are allowed...
by Prithwiraj
01 Jun 2019 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1583
Views: 330164

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

These are good only for bullying small neighbours. If any situation escalates, one warning shot will send them flying back to Xi, or down to the bottom of the ocean. Fishing boats, like a swarm of drones, is more a nuisance than a meaningful weapon. No, it is a massive weapon during the 99.9% of th...
by Prithwiraj
01 Jun 2019 03:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 329075

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

Abhishek Singh is one of the most talented young Aviation cinematographer from India. His YT channel has some of the most stunning videos of Indian civil and military aviation

by Prithwiraj
27 May 2019 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2148
Views: 329075

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

Upgraded Baaz landing during evening dusk --- beautiful video

by Prithwiraj
26 May 2019 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 775
Views: 189014

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Politically it would have been a big gamble for Modi to escalate the war further... so close to general election-- given it was more of a reactionary response on Balakot--- not sure we had the preparation to run a full scale war in-terms troops movement, ammunition, fuel, logistics. Short term it co...
by Prithwiraj
22 May 2019 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

One does not have to be a genius to figure out who was behind this break in. Reminds me of Watergate! When will we learn ! Hopefully no secret has been compromised. Same happened with Scorpene submarines. Is it that easy to just break in like that? No sentry or guards on duty outside? Jeez my home ...
by Prithwiraj
15 May 2019 00:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1323
Views: 158769

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

The Pentagon and CIA have new secret missile that shreds target with giant flying knives https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/13/pentagon-missile-r9x-knives/ A report by The Wall Street Journal last week revealed a secretive U.S. military weapon designed explicitly to reduce civilian casualties in targete...
by Prithwiraj
16 Apr 2019 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1112
Views: 167152

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

^^Maybe he was thinking of Falcon Heavy, which uses liquid fueled core stage and boosters. For the first time only in second launch of Falcon Heavy they recovered all three stages !!! It is no short of science fiction --- hats off to Elon Musk and Space X team. This video is for everyone who loves ...
by Prithwiraj
10 Apr 2019 20:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1112
Views: 167152

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

What a gorgeous photograph!!! https://twitter.com/EmirLouise/status/1115361230439571457 ---> F-35C "Bat" Photography by Jack Beyer. Most likely taken in "Star War Canyon" or Rainbow Canyon in Death Valley... which is used by USAF for low flying training. There are tons of amazin...
by Prithwiraj
14 Mar 2019 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

One of the best Mig 27 take off with full after burner by probably the best aviation spotter in India - Abhishek Singh

by Prithwiraj
13 Feb 2019 02:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 321
Views: 77994

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

when was this satellite photo taken? I thought INS Chakra is heading to Russia to fix its damaged sonar
by Prithwiraj
12 Feb 2019 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2489
Views: 294275

Re: Military Flight Safety

Jesus
this is a brutal 30 days...
depressing to hear these news ... even though pilot is safe --- ejection takes a lot of toll on your body which affects both personal and professional life
by Prithwiraj
09 Feb 2019 00:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

Another interesting aspect of head of the state's security detail with a mix of central govt. and state govt. owners... must be really a tough situation for most of the security details to "sanitize" the area given the size of crowd and location.

by Prithwiraj
09 Feb 2019 00:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

Yes 3 choppers likely from IAF VIP Squadron and notice the 3rd chopper has 2 external fuel tank something I never saw before on a Mi-17 The 2 other chopper might be decoys I think those 'external tanks' may actually be emergency flotation devices. I thought likewise as I posted this video for a dif...
by Prithwiraj
08 Feb 2019 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

It seems in the absence of AugustaWestland VVIP chopper -- the head of state is flying in Mi-17 which is always accompanied by two sister ships

by Prithwiraj
07 Feb 2019 17:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3175
Views: 558634

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Tata Motor reported massive 27000 crore loss related to JLR slow in business for this quarter as an one time charge. Looks like so called Indian big private sector companies have lot of skeletons hidden in the closet which is tumbling out now -- Reliance Telecom, Jet, Unitech, Amrapali, Tata Motors ...
by Prithwiraj
05 Feb 2019 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 625807

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Insurance for military aircraft? I know for civilian it is there...
by Prithwiraj
05 Feb 2019 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

I was watching a video of Modi's recent visit to Thakurnagar, WB and departure using IAF Mi-17. There were three Mi-17s on the ground - The one which Modi was boarding - Reg. Z-3091 seemed like an older variant, There is one which looked like Mi-17 V has huge barrels attached on the outside- are tho...
by Prithwiraj
05 Feb 2019 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 625807

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I think the ferry services should be given to seller to bring the aircraft to India - what is something goes wrong during the ferry service and we end up paying prices for it. Remembering An-32 that was lost over Arabian Sea during Ferry services
by Prithwiraj
05 Feb 2019 19:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2489
Views: 294275

Re: Military Flight Safety

That is not Bangalore. Looks like a very old video taken on video tape. Original here You are right, Dileep ji! I did not do any research besides reading the caption of Feb 1st Bangalore. Never trust, always verify on web. My apologies, everyone. This video is up on youtube for ages !! I think it h...
by Prithwiraj
29 Jan 2019 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3827
Views: 762140

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016



Upcoming movie on Nambier ---- Rocketry - Nambie Effect
by Prithwiraj
13 Jan 2019 18:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2994
Views: 245839

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Rakesh wrote:Image


I believe this one crash landed in Pune
by Prithwiraj
06 Jan 2019 12:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1583
Views: 330164

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The orange jacket has marking of Adani which means it was Adani port and image date stamp says 2016.. are they being loaded or decomissioned? i guess those coastal batteries are for Gujrat coast
by Prithwiraj
31 Dec 2018 08:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2507
Views: 207290

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

On the military front - if you follow some of the military forums and youtube channels associated with BD defense- the honeymoon period with China hardware seems to be over with frequent crashes of their AF and failures of Chinese missiles... http://www.bdmilitary.com/defence-industry-news/banglades...
by Prithwiraj
30 Dec 2018 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2507
Views: 207290

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Seikh Hasina is heading towards a complete landslide victory in Bangladesh

https://www.prothomalo.com/
by Prithwiraj
29 Dec 2018 08:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1323
Views: 158769

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Via SPF : Official photos Scaled Composites/Northrop Grumman N400: Swift is a low-cost, high-performance, proof-of-concept jet designed to meet high-G, high angle-of-attack maneuvers. With such technically challenging goals laid before us, we were able to go from concept to first flight in only two...
by Prithwiraj
28 Dec 2018 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1615
Views: 241820

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Russia claims successful test firing of its hypersonic ICBM

by Prithwiraj
28 Dec 2018 04:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1323
Views: 158769

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

brar_w wrote:

straight out of sci-fiction
by Prithwiraj
28 Dec 2018 04:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1323
Views: 158769

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Expecting to see a Chinese version in next 2 years
by Prithwiraj
29 Nov 2018 04:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3827
Views: 762140

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

At this rate bay of bengal floor will be littered with pslv and gslv stages.. creating a nice coral colony!
by Prithwiraj
15 Nov 2018 13:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1583
Views: 330164

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I think after the fire begining of year INS Shivalik has not gone out in any mission. It must be still in Vizag and possibly going through repairs. In most of the deployment and maritime exercises I have observed two sister ships of Shivalik class but not INS Shivalik
by Prithwiraj
13 Nov 2018 14:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3827
Views: 762140

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Our fasination with red flags being important. Amazing pics
by Prithwiraj
29 Oct 2018 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2994
Views: 245839

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

it certainly looks like Vizag right by Dolphin Nose
by Prithwiraj
24 Oct 2018 21:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 864271

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

http://www.iai.co.il/2013/32981-49052-en/MediaRoom.aspx

IAI’S ELTA SYSTEMS AWARDED $55 MILLION-CONTRACT FOR FIRE-CONTROL RADARS IN ASIA

Is it for Tejas? Customer name not revealed
by Prithwiraj
17 Oct 2018 06:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2721
Views: 561868

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

this chilling video shows how a rogue SUV being pursued got inside an US AFB and literally drove past an entire flight line of F-18 Hornet before being "nailed" down by one of the parked one in a different flight line !! Absolutely zero perimeter security was involved. Given Pathankoth att...
by Prithwiraj
09 Oct 2018 20:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1060226

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

no.. These are strategic acquisitions --- Does China have something similar ?? They will copy it anyways

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