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by Marcos
29 Mar 2008 15:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 192506

I hope this has not been posted...... 05 February 2008 A-50 RADAR PATROL AND GUIDANCE AIRCRAFT PREPARING FOR NEXT EXERCISES /RF Defense Ministry/ A large-scale exercise conducted by AF and Navy A-50 radar patrol and guidance aircraft involved more than 10 aircraft flights during which pilots were pe...
by Marcos
29 Mar 2008 15:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: F-16, F-18, Grip, MiG-35 and Rafale Technical Resource Only
Replies: 301
Views: 135276

its nothing new, been there on MiG-29s for long...... Airborne active flight safety system system for detecting crew’s loss of control AAFSS is designed for increase of flight safety and effectiveness of airborne complex by continuous monitoring of the operational status of the airborne systems an...
by Marcos
18 Sep 2007 20:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: F-16, F-18, Grip, MiG-35 and Rafale Technical Resource Only
Replies: 301
Views: 135276

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by Marcos
05 Mar 2007 21:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: My F-16 and MiG 35 sorties at Yelahanka
Replies: 125
Views: 60253

The Madam from Boeing has a misplaced sense of duty for her company. What is the big deal about someone wearing a suit and flying in the competition's craft. Boeing has one of the largest design centers in Moscow, Sergei Karolev heading the group, designing all kinds of sections for the next genera...
by Marcos
05 Mar 2007 21:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: My F-16 and MiG 35 sorties at Yelahanka
Replies: 125
Views: 60253

rakall wrote:The new RD33Mk engine is far far less smokier than the old engines.. At AI07 it dint not smoke more than F18 or Tejas... thats what i thougt from what i saw.

Very True...!!

hope the guys over here forgot to look at the butt of F-18 when Ratan Tata was flying...??
by Marcos
05 Mar 2007 21:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: My F-16 and MiG 35 sorties at Yelahanka
Replies: 125
Views: 60253

Vishnu, Congrats for ur flights, and that too first non-Russian on MiG-35......and a reall good damn wiriting. Hats off to U. :D But i want to know more abt the F-18E/F funda.....like the positive & negative points that u might have come across (in ur personal view) on the MiG-29s & F-18s......
by Marcos
05 Mar 2007 21:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 945
Views: 217362

Since i'm using GPRS cannot access Rapidshare as it says a ip downloading. Jcage can you kindly drop some of these brochurec if you have downloaded em in my email? regards, Joey, where is the file that u mentioned???.....atleast u must have passed on the same to someone who believes in sharing with...
by Marcos
20 Jan 2006 21:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: First IL-38 upgrade returns home
Replies: 88
Views: 43205

Did Vishu give permission to these blokes to use his pic? Or is this a IN produced pic? h did it ever crossed ur mind that, it wud have been a 'private' image? ... anyone who looked at that pic with a knowledge of the affairs wud have got the fact that, such a image was beyond the capablity of any ...
by Marcos
20 Jan 2006 21:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: First IL-38 upgrade returns home
Replies: 88
Views: 43205

GJ, the length of time it took to upg one airframe is a clear indication nothing was ready to plug-n-play when it was sent. Ru developed and tested the gear on our airframe coz probably they dont have any lying around. hopefully the next few will be quicker because the stuff is finally plug n play ...
by Marcos
19 Jan 2006 21:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: First IL-38 upgrade returns home
Replies: 88
Views: 43205

also, don't u guys think that adding more Il-38s wud be the better option, as it wud cease the pressure on spares and service. We need to have replacements for these, which have to be new & fresh platforms, so the best option wud be to acquire more IL-38s (& Tu-142, if needed) and make use o...
by Marcos
19 Jan 2006 21:49
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: First IL-38 upgrade returns home
Replies: 88
Views: 43205

well good news and i think the delivery date was mised this time too .... here is the Hindu article which appeared on 12 Dec 2005, I cud not find the online version and so did i not got to see the news article in any other online links, So hopefully only Hindu carried this report .... Navy Launches ...
by Marcos
16 Dec 2005 20:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Magazine and Media Watch/Review
Replies: 292
Views: 82710

k found it ... there is a special programme on DD News (?) tonight on 1971 war, there is a repeat telecast of the same on 18 the Dec at 11.00pm As often with DD, there are old videos, the clips also showed some depth charges in action. ... u guys don miss it .... there is a repeat telecast on 18 th ...
by Marcos
03 Dec 2005 21:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Magazine and Media Watch/Review
Replies: 292
Views: 82710

Hello guys .... tomorrow there is a programme called "Pride & Service" on DD News @11.00 am. Not sure if its a regular programme, but i did hear abt the same from DD Marathi one quite a back, so anyone interested can record the same and post it. BTW, the visuals seems like it is covering trhe re...
by Marcos
17 Nov 2005 20:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

A very good read on the AESA stuff ... but since its a western source, as usual, its biased against the Russians .... Agile radar beams : Active electronically scanned arrays energize fighter performance and some quotes from the same ... Unlike a conventional mechanically steered array (MSA), the an...
by Marcos
06 Nov 2005 21:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

Some questions for the radar experts over here. Can anyone provide me with RCS figures of the same object (a/c) for the different frequencies of the radar? Also, as to the probablity of detection for the figures of the radar that various sources quotes. I pulled in this as there was some discussion ...
by Marcos
29 Oct 2005 13:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

k X-posting Pits post from keyfora abt the Russian radar Tests will begin with the Zhuk-MF radar in a MiG-29SMT prototype in Russia: Completes preparation MiG-29SMT for the tests by onboard RLS "Zhuk-MFE" Completes preparation for the flight tests of experimental destroyer MiG-29SMT with the modifie...
by Marcos
10 Oct 2005 21:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

BTW, don u guys think, Zhuk-MFE is much better than the Bars-29? Zhuk-MFE Operation Modes: Air-To-Air - Target detection and measurement of ranges to targets flying above the aircraft or against the land (sea-surface) background within a radar scan zone - Single target track - Simultaneous track of ...
by Marcos
10 Oct 2005 21:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

Some numbers of frontal RCS of different planes: B-52 100m2 F-4: 25m2 F-15E, B1B: 10m2 Nonstealth Fighters (MiG-21,23,29, F-16A, Mirage 2000) : 3-5m2 F-16C 1.2m2 Gripen: 1m2? Typhoon: 0.1m2 Rafale: 0.05m2 F-35: 0.005 and 0.01 m2 (US/UK and export variants, respectively) F-22, F-117, B-2: 0.001-0.00...
by Marcos
13 Sep 2005 11:59
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

good news after sooooo long ..... So finally its gonna be the Scorpene for the ASW (more so & lighter ships) & Amur for real sea-denial for the biggies .... Singha, India is not going to have 10-20 ATV's in 2-3 decades, so the best option is to have the PJ-10 complex floating underwater to k...
by Marcos
03 Sep 2005 20:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Philip, The lethality and range of these weapons gives the sub its true capability.Silencing is another very important factor,but a silent sub without enough kill capability is nothing but a 2000t+ periscope! can't agree more on that one! One must remember here that HDW is actually owned by US banks...
by Marcos
03 Sep 2005 20:08
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

RG, well first of all sorry for being soooo late to reply .... First, I am not anti-Russia, nor Anti-western, I am just Pro-India. k fine, but I just want every Indians to be just Indians, neither 'Indians' nor 'pro-India' ..... the prob with the later two is that the 'indians' thinks that they run ...
by Marcos
31 Jul 2005 18:17
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Russian Export Submarines: Striking Power, Reliablity and Stealthiness Yuri Kormilitsyn General Designer of the Rubin Central Marine Design Bureau Leonid Yashenkin Head of the Submarine Department of the 1st Naval Central Research Institute of the Russian Federation Russian submariners shared their...
by Marcos
31 Jul 2005 18:14
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Underwater Sea Hunters Alexander Mozgovoi First Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor of the Military Parade magazine The use of state-of-the-art acoustic protection systems and original engineering innovations on Amur-class submarines will make them several times quieter than Kilo-class subm...
by Marcos
31 Jul 2005 18:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

k let me post some older articles related to Amur ---- Amur Family Submarines Yuri Kormilitsin General Designer, Central Marine Design Bureau Rubin The submarine has been conceived as a kind of an underwater sea hunter, capable of destroying any targets - surface naval ships, transport vessels, or s...
by Marcos
22 Jul 2005 20:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Agreed philip, the scorpene deal will be clinched for about 3.8 billion dollars, and another 1.2 billion to upgrade the HDWs, to fit them with missile firing capability and AIP. its really pity that no media talk abt the price, but for bashing the Russians when talkig abt 'exhorbitant prices' The s...
by Marcos
03 Jun 2005 20:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

U214 specs says a diving depth of 400 meters. whereas our own ATV has only 300 meters. may i know why? Depends on the material used to manufacture the hull of the sub , a HLES 80 steel is rated at a diving depth of more than 300m and a HLES 100 is rated for a diving depth of 600 m We dont know what...
by Marcos
28 May 2005 22:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Russia Launches Project 677 submarine JNI December-2004 By Richard Scott Russia Launches Project 677 submarine JNI December-2004 By Richard Scott The first Project 677 'Lada'-class diesel-electric submarine has been formally launched from the Admiralty Shipyard in St Petersburg. Named Sankt Peterbu...
by Marcos
27 Apr 2005 00:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

c'mon yaar.... this diversification has outlived its utility is what i believe .... if we need to look it, we have lots of examples to study it from, namely the nato nations and the other nations that buy western stuffs etc etc ... our probs started with the collapse of SU and thats also coz of the ...
by Marcos
26 Apr 2005 23:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

Harry, Is the Kopoyo-F ready, if yes, y did not we pick it over the mechanical one , cost is an issue, but h much more wud it have cost .... also, can the current Kopoyo-M be changed over to the F??......by rrplacing the antenna and its mechanical stuffs? Is it true that an additional 125 MiG-21 bis...
by Marcos
26 Apr 2005 23:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Marcos, Very nice rant, long on rhetoric and sentiment but sadly, short on facts. For example. Deve Gowda, aka the farmer, did not lobby for the evil west against the Russians, but for a Russian T72S upgrade vs purchasing new T90S's. It was Russian Org 1 vs Russian Org 2.. there, not some western c...
by Marcos
24 Apr 2005 00:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 124399

Harry,

any specs for the Bars29??

BTW, how come the Kopoyo with 11hrs MTBO came in??... wasn't there any quality checks in the first place and whats the case with all the upgraded MiG-21s??


Also hope to see someone post the MTBO of other rarars ....
by Marcos
23 Apr 2005 00:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

John, Problem with amur its still very much in testing phase and no one wants be guniea pig for a new SSK class IN is probably well aware of all the difficulties Aussies are having with their collins. With scorpion u have atleast chilean and malaysian navies who will be operating scorpion by the tim...
by Marcos
23 Apr 2005 00:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

This one is probably a bit more detailed article on the Russian AIP (history not much included), bascically concentrating on the AIP that was developed and thats to be commercialised, with the only problem in sight being the finance. Russian experience in the development of AIP power plants for Subm...
by Marcos
09 Mar 2005 23:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

I think we r quite aware of this by now that most russian claims are at best just that "claims ". To put those claims into a working piece needs a lot of tinkering, time and money. Guys, this is a quote that made me bring this very unfortunate thing over here. And as usual we Indian's always miss o...
by Marcos
09 Mar 2005 23:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

srai, Amur-1650 spec Endurance, ------ 45 days Amur-950 V2 spec Endurance, ------ 30 days That 60-90 days submerged endurance will be longer than the endurance of the vessels themselves! Tks for noting that. So if we take the fact abt the current AIP's, to make the best out of it or say to make the ...
by Marcos
09 Mar 2005 23:08
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Marcos.... OK Let us start with the assumption that I am a thoroughly confused guy as regards to the AIP (Air Independent Propulsion) Theory... So let’s get a step by step analysis of what I proposed. Luckily I was cut a break and in one of the adjoining discussion threads I came up with the follow...
by Marcos
06 Mar 2005 01:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

For a nation like us , where the cream of idiots rule the nation and among them many cool their butt in the south block, we simply cannot afford to have a fleet of just killers, CM and BM fleet. But the future lies (more so in case of India) to have a mix of capablity (more so CM) being integrated i...
by Marcos
06 Mar 2005 00:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Sudip, I also want to add that, once the torpedo is out in water, u r out in the open to the other sub thats watching u, unless it happen that the opponents sub is of 70s vintage. So there is not much to hide. Also another fact is that, the torpeod just need to be pushed out, after that its propulsi...
by Marcos
06 Mar 2005 00:39
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Sudip, i think u've confused urself, as what ur saying is not that of EG, which the west calls as Fuel-cells, but that of the MESMA close-cycle AIP. Read these from some old issues of Military Parade. ... on the Germans choice for Fuel-Cells for the U-212. Before choosing AIP with EG, the German Sub...
by Marcos
05 Mar 2005 02:16
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Project 75 & Submarine Options
Replies: 331
Views: 128760

Philip,

agree, when it is was actually time for us to have started rolling out our subs, we are still pondering as to which sub to choose when the fact is that there actually ins't much to choose from.

cy,

we need to move forward and not backward.

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