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by MeshaVishwas
16 Oct 2020 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3472
Views: 722586

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Please note, this is not the first time that the Cas has said IAF wants more Netra. I wonder what Mod has been doing till now on the matter of importing more Emb for Netra. Saar I am sure a committee preceding a committee (and so on) is looking into it. They probably have set up another sub-committ...
by MeshaVishwas
13 Oct 2020 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 223
Views: 82197

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

'Missing’ RMP scientist ‘found’ in Vijayawada
https://starofmysore.com/missing-rmp-sc ... awada/amp/
(Not sure if the news fits here, Adminullah's please feel free to move it to appropriate thread)
by MeshaVishwas
07 Oct 2020 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1305
Views: 404814

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The Fizzleya preparing for swarm SAAW attack:

by MeshaVishwas
07 Oct 2020 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1305
Views: 404814

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Commies are deeply invested in enhancing the capabilities of the Paki Navy. Here is ex Bahria foundation lake club chief salesman cum Navy Chief on the path ahead:
https://youtu.be/vRKYGrCk99k?t=865
by MeshaVishwas
07 Oct 2020 21:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

Tan da dan:

Courtesy: https://twitter.com/kayjay34350/status/ ... 04608?s=20

Now that is how the (NG?)HAS for a Su-30 looks like :D

(Dont know why but I think we can fit 2 Tejas and a HMT Tractor in there :lol: )

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by MeshaVishwas
28 Sep 2020 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4510
Views: 1029716

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Brilliant watch Listen:
by MeshaVishwas
27 Sep 2020 01:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1044407

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Two-year residual life of 56 Mi-17s after ₹223-crore upgrade untenable: CAG
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ ... 697145.ece
:x
Well done MoD, used up tax ₹ efficiently.
by MeshaVishwas
27 Sep 2020 01:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 820
Views: 204628

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

^^ Saar, it is from a Russian pov. Take it FWIW. They also convieniently miss out the scam they pulled on us wrt the ToT. I think the name of the FSAPDS aptly sums up the Bhishma. Aam. They(Roos) also run with the Pakis and hunt with the Indians(like basically every other foreign nation) by selling ...
by MeshaVishwas
26 Sep 2020 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 820
Views: 204628

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Goldmine of an article of the Bhishma
https://tass.ru/v-strane/6405976
The images are truly spectacular.
Happy weekend!
(Brain says T-90 is not too mediocre but Heart can't wait for the Mk-1Alpha Arjun to enter service)
by MeshaVishwas
23 Sep 2020 01:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1305
Views: 404814

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

I also loved the DGISPR productions present VT-4 feature film.
Especially because the intro starts with the tank going backwards (true to doctrine and sop)
by MeshaVishwas
23 Sep 2020 01:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1305
Views: 404814

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

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Baap baap hota hai

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Aur beta beta.
by MeshaVishwas
21 Sep 2020 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1213359

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

OT:My bad Admiral! Pls delete the post. :oops: I would have preferred a Deb Rana/Praneeth Franklin/Guna/Angad shot but I will take this any day. Vajra with the Ayudha https://twitter.com/Ramandeep_Bajwa/status/1307892576041623552?s=20 ---> Another shot of a Mirage 2000 over Ladakh on Sept 14 but thi...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Sep 2020 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 427620

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion


Very informative discussion. Please watch share and subscribe.
The young DRDO hakim's presentation was just brilliant.
by MeshaVishwas
17 Sep 2020 08:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1213359

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

Circa 1986, An Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 & Il-76 Aircraft Landed In Greece
https://www.spansen.com/2020/09/circa-1 ... t.html?m=1

Short but very sweet.
by MeshaVishwas
10 Sep 2020 10:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

CMji, I think you meant the opposite?WVR is basically game over for the Fizzleya, and per AM Harikumar, we had no real BVR first shot capability given the circumstances (IIRC he said we could have countered them with numbers later) Thanks to successive status quoist govts we let the edge be surpass...
by MeshaVishwas
09 Sep 2020 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

*The range for the textbook(?) employment of the R-27 (IR maybe) is shocking. No surprise that we have the MICA on the bird to keep her at stand off distances from the enemy. it is precisely for this reason that we know why the rambhas during balakot were restricted by roe. Otherwise they had a ver...
by MeshaVishwas
09 Sep 2020 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

Very very timely video of the Rambha. Noteworthy items for me: *the part about the VayuSena's help being acknowledged( for us a "known known" factor). *Even the Ruski pilot at the frontline base mentioned the employment of the R-73 at <10Km, tells us how well the VayuSena employed the miss...
by MeshaVishwas
29 Aug 2020 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

I have a question for experts Wannabe experts Can we reduce some weight of Su30 mki using composites and restructuring of wires? If yes then we can increase TWR without changing it's engine and only AESA radar will be major upgrade required. It is a very complicated task though. Addressed to me :D ...
by MeshaVishwas
29 Aug 2020 03:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1922
Views: 379155

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Last time it was the Hellenic AF/MoD with the M2K HuD footage (TurdishAF Ayf Solah) and now this. The Ayf Solah HUD footage from the Turds shows the HAF Ayf Solah on the "run". H51NM52wAig Really cool to see. [Somewhere in AHQ there is a crisp morning time footage of a twin seat Fizzleya A...
by MeshaVishwas
21 Aug 2020 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 387985

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

The soon to be out of production unless MoD wakes up.... Vajra-T :x

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by MeshaVishwas
21 Aug 2020 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

OT: IAI actually gave us a decent way out, gimme them 767 and we will give you tankers for a fee. Gajraj went out of production at the birth of Russia and we still have them being considered for the contest whereas no movement on the former. On Topic: Cheen also fields a gigantic arsenal of SAMs. If...
by MeshaVishwas
20 Aug 2020 15:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1459
Views: 279230

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

F/A-18 Super Hornet Is Now Undergoing Ski Jump Launch Trials For The Indian Navy - The War Zone https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/35864/f-a-18-super-hornet-is-now-undergoing-ski-jump-launch-trials-for-the-indian-navy Boeing has been flying an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet off a ground-based ski jump a...
by MeshaVishwas
20 Aug 2020 03:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

The only question is that with limited stocks of MICA-IR and MICA-EM missiles, and with Rafale and Mirage-2000I fighters already using those, will the IAF's MKI's carry the MICA-IR regularly? AFAIR, 450 MICA missiles of both types were ordered with the Mirage-2000I upgrade. Not sure how many new MI...
by MeshaVishwas
20 Aug 2020 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

OT: You can protect only so much when the equipment is foreign. Remember the Aussie paper that leaked DCNS Scorpene details early in the decade? (Although Nausena did assuage concerns but IMO damage was done) Not bringing politics here but SS saying the Triumf is compromised and being on the parliam...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Aug 2020 16:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5271
Views: 1139583

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

engine has been tested to its potential of 12 MW at ISA SL 35°C condition which is the requirement of the Indian Navy for propelling the SNF (Rajput) class of ships.... https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EfxpL-KUwAEdRa9?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EfxpMJuUEAAjcAP?format=jpg&n...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Aug 2020 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

Brilliant news. complicates planning for the enemy. Facing the bird was already a challenge due to the multiple R-27 types, R-77, R-73, Astra, ASRAAM and now the MICA! In a interview a former Rafale M pilot mentioned that the Meteor is better used with a "Active Antenna" so I think the Rad...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Aug 2020 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964649

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

Must watch! Please listen to Maj Gen Virendra Vats, GoC Dagger Div(In charge of LC). He tells something that I had not known, that the Terroristanis are not in uniform(or something to that nature) and speaks about the difference in quality of equipment and more importantly men. R9x3uYyukpo I am sear...
by MeshaVishwas
16 Aug 2020 03:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3969
Views: 754155

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4LZ3Vl9FPI&t=568s ( not sure if posted before) PAF pilot discusses Rafale..usual bluster ! Yup saw this classic. Mango Abdul-e-Mirage Ghazi McBaldy was just brilliant. The range quoted for the ChinaStronkk PL15 is :lol: You also need to check out the one, the wo...
by MeshaVishwas
16 Aug 2020 03:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1213359

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

Are the Shamshers capable of being employed in Aksai Hind/Ladakh region effectively?
[If yes then CBU 105 could help the comrades meet their maker(of the red book)]
Can it also be slung onto the Vajra by any chance?
by MeshaVishwas
15 Aug 2020 18:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 740035

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

Wokay me! Q: Status of Shaurya Q:Status of the OFB High Mobility TEL whose sole pic of it undergoing tests in the deserts is now mia. It looked like a MZKT clone, iirc Edit: Got it! https://i.imgur.com/2ZRUYNg.jpg Some more that I can think of Q: Siva pod update(post the livefist report) Q: ACTAS p...
by MeshaVishwas
15 Aug 2020 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736567

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

Wow!
Takes me to the Israeli F-15 incident with the crazy single wing landing.
I hope the citation is shared.
by MeshaVishwas
14 Aug 2020 21:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 54387

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

OT:
Yes the entire Pilatus deal was "Dal mein kuch kaala" type. I remember even the Koreans were up in arms about the process.
by MeshaVishwas
14 Aug 2020 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31012

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

Just going through the Terroristani DGISPR briefing, the A129 Turdogan bit caught my interest. The specs on the LCH and A129/T129 are comparable but LCH has over half a Km higher ceiling and 800Kg more MTOW! The Brits/Italians bleed Turdoganistan and they, in turn pass it on to the hapless Bakis. Go...
by MeshaVishwas
14 Aug 2020 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 740035

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

Wokay me! Q: Status of Shaurya Q:Status of the OFB High Mobility TEL whose sole pic of it undergoing tests in the deserts is now mia. It looked like a MZKT clone, iirc https://i.imgur.com/2ZRUYNg.jpg This is the TATA Prima 12 X 12. I just wish for the real deal - MZKT 16 X 16 or a clone from Tata/A...
by MeshaVishwas
14 Aug 2020 19:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 740035

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

Okay some more searching around and I found this: Ashok Leyland also won a tender from the DRDO to develop an even heavier 12x12 vehicle to mount the country’s long range strategic missiles. These vehicles can carry a maximum load of 34 tonnes. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/indian-firm-to-s...
by MeshaVishwas
14 Aug 2020 17:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 257
Views: 53621

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Burden of OFB: Liability at Armed Forces’ Cost - Lt Gen J. K Sharma The clarion call given by the Prime Minister on 12th May for a “Self Reliant India” amidst the Covid 19 crisis and the announcement by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 16 May that the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) would be cor...
by MeshaVishwas
14 Aug 2020 16:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4308
Views: 740035

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

Q:Status of the OFB High Mobility TEL whose sole pic of it undergoing tests in the deserts is now mia. It looked like a MZKT clone, iirc Isnt that the HanuMAN, MAN's proposed replacement for ShaktiMAN truck that got scuppered on cost grounds? It apparently was superior to the TATRA. First time I am...

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