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by VickyAvinash
16 Oct 2020 21:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 177
Views: 51337

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

S_Madhukar wrote:
VickyAvinash wrote: Will be very grateful If anyone remembers or share a link... Thanks


Was it this one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwvFlzN ... ture=share


Thank Madhukar, appreciate you taking time out and respond. It was a different video though with a great soundtrack in background.
by VickyAvinash
03 Oct 2020 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 177
Views: 51337

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

OT Alert!! A few years (6-7) back someone here posted a YouTube video of Indian Army exercises in desert (compilation of various exercise videos) with an amazing music in background. I downloaded and kept it for many years. Wanted to show it to my son who just turned 8, however, I could not find it ...
by VickyAvinash
20 Jun 2020 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965736

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

Chinese buildup in Pangong Tso poses fresh challenge Looks like either many were sleeping on the job or deliberately let it slide. How else can you explain India not stepping up pressure when the initial movements were done by Chinese to start building permanent structures?? Chinese start protestin...
by VickyAvinash
16 Jun 2020 23:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1019374

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

kit wrote:
nachiket wrote:He has been back for a while in a different avatar.

in BRF ? Really !

Haridas-ji
by VickyAvinash
23 May 2020 01:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 835396

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

This burying one's head in the sand and hoping the bully will go away approach is not going to solve the issue. This scenario plays out at least once every year, honestly unable to understand why we are always caught on the back foot. I am sure the govt & the armed forces have extensively war g...
by VickyAvinash
18 May 2020 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083657

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

Indranil wrote:I like DDR because of our alignment on defense production.

Please spread the word through your social media handles. This is the least we can do for Tejas!


Done
by VickyAvinash
16 May 2020 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083657

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

Can we request Harsh sir to join BRF? It is best not to Saar. He is already putting his neck on the line by being on twitter. If he lands up here, it could cause some Babu to raise a stink. Why sink his career? Let him stay there onlee. If he comes on his own accord, that is a different story. Many...
by VickyAvinash
15 May 2020 17:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083657

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

And let me start off by posting what the good Group Captain is best known for. I am "high" on and for Tejas because of him :mrgreen: https://twitter.com/SoumyaR57322232/status/1258605439991898112?s=20 ---> You are defending Tejas here. From all critics. https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1...
by VickyAvinash
04 May 2020 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831957

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I work with a MNC and frequently travel across India. In Feb-March, I frequented to Mumbai and Jaipur regularly. Sometimes in middle of Feb, I got severe dry cough and acute pain in throat that lasted about 3 weeks. I got slight fever and took paracetamol. Ultimately, homeopathy medicine, ayurvedic ...
by VickyAvinash
29 Apr 2020 21:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modeling the Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 66
Views: 15089

Re: Modeling the Indian Armed Forces

Shameek wrote:Revived! Hope some Rakshaks can utilize this quarantine to start or renew the modelling hobby. I am starting on my second MiG 29 and Mi 24. Hopefully I will finish it.

Here is my earlier attempt from a long time back. Link


Very nice. Are these made of cardboard?
by VickyAvinash
17 Apr 2020 01:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 960
Views: 185876

Re: Indian Army History Thread

Recieved in a whatsApp forward. Please let me know if inappropriate: A HILL CALLED MELROSE "May I have a light?" I looked up to see a Japanese – more or less my age – with an unlit cigarette in his hand. I reached for my lighter. He lit up. We were on a train travelling from Berne to Genev...
by VickyAvinash
03 Apr 2020 16:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 281096

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

The size and capabilities of Tejas was defined by the available power plant. No other reason like MiG-21 sized hangers/HAS etc. Period. Today a more capable engine (GE F-414) is available and we're designing larger and more capable MWF/Mk2, TEDBF and AMCA around it. But in 80's, designing a "l...
by VickyAvinash
22 Mar 2020 18:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831957

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Reporting the same from BLR. Apart from mine, I could see the neighbouring society wallahs also join enthusiastically. For a full 10 minutes, one could not hear anything (no, it was that loud, but it was not quiet either). Generally positive reception from folks all over. People were blowing conchs...
by VickyAvinash
23 Feb 2020 19:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3082
Views: 761486

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Thanks for the details Chetak Saar...it is quite a change. The future definitely belongs to indigenous fighter aircraft.
by VickyAvinash
21 Jan 2020 23:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1019374

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

My mind is super relaxed & dancing in joy at this K-4 test. Shade more than Pokharan-2 :D :) Sir, many moons ago in your previous avatar, you always maintained that unless the maal is not retested, it will always be FBF boosted device than pure thermo... Now, you being at peace of mind, does it...
by VickyAvinash
29 Nov 2019 19:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214252

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

Lekhraj wrote:
Haridas wrote:The last few IAF DC3 Dakotas kept flying due to dedicated efforts of my father. He was recommended to AVSM award for that effort and also for his stellar professional performance ending with being an AEB examiner for 8 years.


Heartfelt thanks and respect for you father.

Second that
by VickyAvinash
15 Nov 2019 12:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 684
Views: 93714

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

As one reads more about 1965, one thing becomes clear: - the decision to attack into Pakistan in the Lahore sector (even before the Sialkot Sector on 8th September), had a much wide ranging implication than simply taking the pressure off the Chhamb sector. As I said earlier, 1965 was much bigger th...
by VickyAvinash
09 Nov 2019 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2401
Views: 513874

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Indranil wrote:Rustom-2 has completed more than 60 test flights!

Thanks for update, Indranil. Strangely, nothing much in press coverage other than occasional reporting on developmental crashes.
by VickyAvinash
31 Oct 2019 12:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1083657

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

By our Atri jee, https://myind.net/Home/viewArticle/light-combat-aircraft-lca-the-indian-air-force-plane-called-tejas-and-its-impact-on-india |Article 04:44 AM, Oct 31, 2019 Kaal Chiron| क्षुरासन्न धारा निशिता दुरत्यद्दुर्गम पथ: तत् कवयो वदन्ति |” Acknowledgements – several passionate members at ht...
by VickyAvinash
29 Oct 2019 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 469
Views: 118824

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

Thanks DDR for hosting and authors for writing. Very informative for mango abdul like me.
by VickyAvinash
07 Sep 2019 02:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335655

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Fingers crossed
by VickyAvinash
27 Aug 2019 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 977
Views: 246243

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

LakshmanPST wrote:-
Can anyone provide the correct answers...
Anyways, I heard ELTAs are being replaced by indigenous HBJs... Let's hope for the best...


Karan M addressed a few points of the article in another thread.
by VickyAvinash
22 Jul 2019 15:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 335655

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Congratulations ISRO. Jai hind...
by VickyAvinash
19 Apr 2019 18:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1019374

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

ramana wrote:For people angry with Mihir,
Here is success of his psy-ops:

https://twitter.com/nileshjrane/status/ ... 72832?s=19


Unbelievable. Success of Indian scientists is so hard for them to digest.
by VickyAvinash
04 Apr 2019 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 872
Views: 133755

Re: Indian ASAT Test

Great article Indranil. Thanks for posting.
by VickyAvinash
23 Feb 2019 18:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 258918

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

I really wish Vivek Ahuja sir would have been here. Would love to see his assessment on MWF as well.
by VickyAvinash
23 Feb 2019 02:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3909
Views: 1015652

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 VickyAvinash
21 Feb 2019 17:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3909
Views: 1015652

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

I had vowed to not post on BRF but on this momentous occasion of Tejas achieving FOC, I'm making a temporary exception. Somethings are beyond individual likes and dislikes. And this is too big a occasion and I know, BRF is the only place where I can share my happiness over it My best wishes to BRF ...
by VickyAvinash
17 Feb 2019 21:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 258918

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

Yes, it is called MWF now. Surya ji, the skeletons are ready. Fleshing it now. Great to have JayS as my co-writer. The write up will carry some details of MK1 that are not yet covered outside, and Mk2. Sorry for the delay. IR sir, no pressure at all. However it will be great if it is possible to sh...
by VickyAvinash
13 Sep 2018 07:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3546
Views: 528284

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Is the weight mentioned in the news true? Less than 50T? Seems to be an error
by VickyAvinash
11 Jun 2018 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 177
Views: 51337

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Hi, I have newbie pooch. We have manufactured 2 nuclear submarines and reportedly 4 are in pipeline. Then why is that we are not able to make conventional submarines?
by VickyAvinash
31 Mar 2018 23:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3909
Views: 1015652

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

Abhibhushan wrote:Some snippets from crew room chatter.
....
A very happy day for me.

Thanks for sharing this, very heartwarming
by VickyAvinash
19 Jan 2018 14:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1282232

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Haridas sir, will it be possible for you to re-host the missile pages that were once halmark of BRF missile dhaga? Hope it is not too much of an ask.
by VickyAvinash
04 Jan 2018 09:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1045785

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

OT Alert:
Haridas sir, are you Arun S. If yes, it is great to have you back as it was always pleasure to read your knowledgeable posts. If not, kindly ignore this.

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