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by NachiketM
21 Mar 2019 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 383
Views: 96628

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

When they upgraded MiG-21 to Bison std they included a bubble canopy for better visibility so I wonder why they wouldn't improve the visibility on MWF and the subsequent AMCA ...
This shld have been a priority in planning phase itself...
by NachiketM
21 Mar 2019 18:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 383
Views: 96628

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

From what our designers have designed it seems that this visibility issue is either lost on them or they haven't prioritised it enough...
by NachiketM
21 Mar 2019 16:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 383
Views: 96628

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

I have been thinking and it beats me as to why our designers of fighter aircrafts from LCA to AMCA have compromised on rear visibility ??? The dogfights are the order of the day especially after being proved so in the recent skirmishes on the border with hilly terrain and where all future air battle...
by NachiketM
21 Feb 2019 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1787
Views: 458962

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

prasannasimha wrote:Nirbhay trials in March. Seems Manik engine has been fully validated for use on Nirbhay


No, it is not the Manik engine but the Russian supplied NPO Saturn 36MT mini turbofan.

http://idrw.org/nirbhay-missile-prepped-for-new-trial/
by NachiketM
13 Feb 2019 02:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1787
Views: 458962

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Think we missed this event today ... http://www.odishabytes.com/high-speed-interceptor-missile-pdv-test-fired-off-odisha-coast/ "India on Tuesday test-fired high-speed interceptor missile Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV) against an electronic target from Abdul Kalam Island (earlier known as Wheele...
by NachiketM
07 Feb 2019 00:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4339
Views: 720573

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I know of a few excersises gaming fighter vs helicopters. TACDE is a master in coming up with new games. It is not a given that a fighter will get a kill if it's going against a helicopter. A low and slow helicopter will just keep turning into the fighter to avoid a lock or go below tree line. That...

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