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by Himanshu
28 Feb 2011 18:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1468753

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

:) That was nice of you Kaps..

Nice pics rahulm.. would try to dig out more about these from the specs perspective.. the order from MHA is going to be big..
by Himanshu
27 Oct 2009 08:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 844406

Re: Indian Military Aviation

George.. I had seen that pic.. it had the HAL hangar doors as the backdrop.. 29 was having 77 on the rails..
by Himanshu
23 Oct 2009 15:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 789466

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

I can put an AESA on a Cessna and arm it with AMRAAM.. will it win.. I can put an AESA on an MKI and arm it with R-73... will it win.. I can put an AESA on an F-15 and arm it with Aim-9X will it win.. There would be hundreds of scenario where one or the other would have the upper hand.. you have to ...
by Himanshu
09 Oct 2009 16:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 844406

Re: Indian Military Aviation

bhavik, It would depend on the kind of aircraft you are employing in the theater of operations.. If you have a dedicated CAP, you would hardly find any dual seater aircraft (ex: mig-29's) or CAS (ex: Mig-27's).. In such scenarios it's always 1:1 ratio between the pilot and aircraft.. but when you go...
by Himanshu
09 Oct 2009 13:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 844406

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Because.. pilots fly to practice for war.. and technically a pilot can fly an aircraft alone in a 2 seater.. but the training value would be much less without the wizzo.. I war time it's not an aircraft that fights, but a flying weapon system with 2 pilots sharing and managing the capabilities of th...
by Himanshu
06 Aug 2009 16:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 528965

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Never laughed so hard at any BRF post..

Phil.. your post is quite indicative of where were you last night.. :rotfl: .. still in the hangover mode :?: :?:
by Himanshu
17 Jul 2009 11:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 150595

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

ATV's official name 'INS Arihant'


From livefist http://livefist.blogspot.com/
by Himanshu
19 Jun 2009 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 16633

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Bhavani.. Please go a little deeper into the purchase of C-17s.. link it to 330MRTT shortlisting.. if you can read the lines from the strategic perspective.. again C-17 can do everything that 76 can do in addition to it's strategic capabilities.. and it can do all this in a much better manner with l...
by Himanshu
14 Jun 2009 20:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 14658

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

AND btw.. Rafael is not the primary earner for Dassault. Those guys have been seeing more money in Civil for quite some time and their main focus is in Civil than Military jets. It's a very good aircraft no doubt but I am not very sure of the further upgrade commitment from the French forces as well...
by Himanshu
29 May 2009 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2720
Views: 510763

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Sumeet.. our PHALCON chapati has way more capabilities than what's known out in open about it.. IAF and IAI(?) have spent real time in developing, integrating the systems that they felt were most appropriate based on their experiences.. We would come to know of it's near actual capabilities when new...
by Himanshu
28 May 2009 10:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 23420

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Sum..
What do you want him to say.. that we know about all of their capabilities.. all these are nothing but planted news.. and we have become quite expert in planting news that spreads confusion..

Just saw Shiv's reply.. most apt description.. I would say..
by Himanshu
25 May 2009 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2720
Views: 510763

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Escorts are provided more as a welcome then for any other value.. remember that when Air India got it's first 777's they were escorted by the MKI's.. and since all the flying IAF Military jets are received at Jamnagar AFB first the base just sent the aircrafts that are based out there.. the 29's and...
by Himanshu
25 May 2009 18:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2720
Views: 510763

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

AWACS and Arjun Delivery pictures at..

http://livefist.blogspot.com/
by Himanshu
25 May 2009 11:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 321713

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Maz.. Any new updates about INS Kadamba (Seabird) or ENC base at Rambili.. the topography is quite good at Karwar.. but lot of dredging would be required at Rambili....
by Himanshu
25 May 2009 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North Korea conducts underground nuclear test
Replies: 501
Views: 26459

Re: North Korea explodes a Nuke

I wait for the day when Iran would do a test.. it would be real fun watching stock markets that time.. as far as No Ko, it's not going to be taken sooo seriously ... even CNN is treating it as a passing news..
by Himanshu
30 Apr 2009 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2279
Views: 262020

Re: Flight Safety

RIP. One question to Guru's. I always see that after every accident some enquiry is being ordered. What really happens next ? does the learnings of root cause analysis transpires in to a real CORRECTIVE & PREVENTIVE ACTIONS and implementation of changes in aircraft manitenance and safety protoc...
by Himanshu
15 Mar 2009 12:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 260810

Re: LCA news and discussion

CG etc at various altitude and weather conditions.. for these two aircrafts.. Gosh, Armchair Marshals !. ..... I know you talked about CG and not weight . But think of it, when you travel from Chennai to Bangalore, will say your arms /legs grow longer/shorter , something happens to your weight dist...
by Himanshu
14 Mar 2009 20:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 260810

Re: LCA news and discussion

Nitin.. all these figures are fine.. but what would also matter is how much DRAG each frame is producing.. and honestly we do not know about the aerodynamic behavior of airframe and CG etc at various altitude and weather conditions.. for these two aircrafts..
by Himanshu
13 Mar 2009 19:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 260810

Re: LCA news and discussion

:rotfl:
Doc.. with every passing day your claws are getting sharper and sharper..
by Himanshu
15 Dec 2008 17:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 19729

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Launcher Rail/Adapter is Russian
Seeker is from France (Mica ??)
by Himanshu
06 Dec 2008 14:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4017
Views: 654897

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

You are not alone with these doubts.. I am still grappling with the fact that if you have to corner the guys one has to go 3D way.. Top-> Down Bottom->Up entering the buildings from the widows through the middle floors etc.. I personally don't know what was the limitations under which NSG was operat...
by Himanshu
03 Dec 2008 18:17
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 162551

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Got this in mail just now---- "Terror has struck again, 100s lost their lives, millions wounded:not just physically but also psychologically. So what can we do to prevent such mayhem ? Remember it is we who control our national security and not someone reposed matrimonially in the seats of powe...
by Himanshu
03 Dec 2008 17:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4017
Views: 654897

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Kiran.. For the HR in hostile territory.. Para/MARCOS would provide the cover while NSG would conduct the operation.. In case of the HR situation on ship/oil rig etc.. it would fall completely with MARCOS.. but remember HR is still not the forte of MARCOS in urban CQB environment.. Ajay.. MARCOS as ...
by Himanshu
03 Dec 2008 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4017
Views: 654897

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

If this is in the conflict zone like J&K/North East.. it would be majorly tasked to Paras/RR battalions.. if it's in places other then these conflict zones then NSG would enter with support from Police authorities .. NSG comes under the home ministry ..
by Himanshu
03 Dec 2008 14:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4017
Views: 654897

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

MARCOS were primarily for perimeter security and holding out the terrorists till NSG arrive.. Rescuing the hostages in urban CQB is not what MARCOS specialize in.. ALSO.. MARCOS and NSG cannot work together in such situations as there are communication/signal issues and operational doctrinal conflic...
by Himanshu
29 Nov 2008 15:50
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 116603

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

Just got this SMS - Great QUOTE

Forgiving a terrorist is left to GOD, But fixing their appointment with GOD is our Responsibility - INDIAN ARMY
by Himanshu
12 Nov 2008 10:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 367099

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Saw a BEST TATA Starbus Marcopolo on A-461 route in front of Motoshree on JVLR towards Borivali. Bus belonged to Mulund Depot.
by Himanshu
11 Nov 2008 10:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 367099

Re: Indian Autos Thread

by Himanshu
10 Nov 2008 21:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1468753

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Are you sure it's a Reebok logo.. ?? I have doubts..

http://images.google.co.in/images?&um=1 ... =0&ndsp=18
by Himanshu
05 Nov 2008 16:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 367099

Re: Indian Autos Thread

by Himanshu
04 Nov 2008 18:19
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008
Replies: 850
Views: 223969

Re: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008

Reminds me of BR Survey 1) Where do you see BR heading in the future? Or rather where do you think BR should lead in the future? 2) In what areas (Army, Monitor, Bookstore, etc) and in what kinds of service (website updates, forum administration, etc) do we need to improve upon? 3) Do you believe th...
by Himanshu
24 Oct 2008 09:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 367099

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Tata Marcopolo has started making inroads in Bangalore
http://www.mid-day.com/news/2008/aug/11 ... alore7.htm
by Himanshu
08 Oct 2008 11:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 16551

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Deshmukh is signing the agreement with Sukhoi for RRJ Plant to come up in Nagpur MIHAN SEZ..
by Himanshu
06 Oct 2008 15:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 789466

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Yes it's going to be Bareilly..

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by Himanshu
06 Oct 2008 13:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 518
Views: 18579

Re: Indian Military Aviation

IAF is expecting RFP from Ilyushin and Boeing for the VHLF (Very Heavy Lift Freighter) aircraft.

Il-76MKI-90 from Ilyushin
C-17 from Boeing
by Himanshu
06 Oct 2008 13:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 789466

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

and how many pilots would these 300 MKI's need.. how are we going to get the pilots for these birds??

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