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by JaiS
26 Feb 2016 11:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 169329

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

AKM wrote:Hello guys. Just got enrolled to BR, officially!



Welcome to BRF !
by JaiS
05 Nov 2014 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1007
Views: 130402

Re: The IAF History Thread

Military history as adjunct of political strategy India’s military history and wars since Independence have been well-chronicled, though in a piecemeal manner, within the country and abroad by scholars like Sumit Ganguly (The Origins of War in South Asia); Stephen Cohen (Arming without Aiming); Jas...
by JaiS
28 Sep 2014 09:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2492
Views: 424750

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

DRDO ready to deliver AEW&C to Air Force Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is ready to deliver the Brazilian Embraer aircraft-based, indigenously built Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) to the Indian Air Force as soon as it is ready to receive it. At the moment, ...
by JaiS
27 Sep 2014 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 64721

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

What exactly is this "TVC Drop" at 0:22? From: http://s3.amazonaws.com/zanran_storage/www.forecastinternational.com/ContentPages/570689811.pdf Launcher Mode. The missile on the Barak 1 is vertically launched. The system uses thrust vector controls (TVC) that can be jettisoned once the mis...
by JaiS
12 Mar 2013 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: AugustaWestland Bribery Cover-Up, Italian Marines Let Go
Replies: 620
Views: 7311

Re: AugustaWestland Bribery Cover-Up, Italian Marines Let Go

From Twitter-land :


@rameshsrivats: #ItalianMarines Italy showed the world how to make a pizza. And now India has shown the world how to do a home delivery.



:rotfl:
by JaiS
09 Jan 2013 06:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 56561

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

RoyG wrote:
F*ck you Ajai. Does this guy have a twitter?



Here you go.
by JaiS
04 Dec 2012 18:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2938
Views: 120217

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

She is available on Twitter here.
by JaiS
05 Aug 2012 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Thunder at 100 feet: Flying the Rafale
Replies: 94
Views: 1485

Re: Thunder at 100 feet: Flying the Rafale

Vishnu,

Saw the terrain following video, it is insanely awesome !

Congrats on living the dream.
by JaiS
17 Jul 2012 06:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 82020

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

From a Blog dedicated to tracking Boeing test flights in the Seattle area. N521DS (IN321) B737-8FV P-8I Indian Navy First Flight L/N 4014 C/N 40611 B737-8FV P-8I N521DS (IN321) Indian Navy Dep RNT 15:29 PDT ETA BFI ??:?? PDT via MWH Call Sign BOE202 Hex Code 80030D Photo Credit: Drewski (Taxying at ...
by JaiS
13 Jul 2012 05:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 154730

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

... How come the P-3 Orions were replaced if they were co passengers.... Hello Shiv, While I agree with the sum of your post, I have a small point to make about the above. From what I have read , the batch of Orions delivered to PN in Feb 2012, were not 'replacements' for the Orions which were shah...
by JaiS
04 Jul 2012 21:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2441
Views: 303128

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

US DoD - Latest CONTRACTS NAVY The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., was awarded June 29 a $145,090,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 34 harpoon missile bodies; two encapsulated harpoon certification training vehicles; 41 tactical air launch all up rounds (AURs) for the governments of ...
by JaiS
27 Jun 2012 07:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2938
Views: 120217

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Sirji, terribly occupied with work and travel....not possible for next couple of weeks at least. No worries with regards to the timelines. It appears to me that the same questions are posted in a circular manner every once in a while, and merely having an evolving document / post which answers ques...
by JaiS
26 Jun 2012 05:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 462
Views: 48993

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

^^
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by JaiS
26 Jun 2012 05:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2938
Views: 120217

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Perhaps we should integrate the various posts mentioned in this thread which articulate the Indian position, into a single post ( like the starting post of the TSP thread ) and it could also turn into a BR Article ? It should probably be in a Q&A format. Any volunteers ? rohitvats ?
by JaiS
20 May 2012 18:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 56561

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Chacko,

Thanks for your contributions at BRF. They are appreciated. Would be great if you could continue.
by JaiS
19 May 2012 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 473305

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Chengdu J-20 could enter service by 2018 The stealthy Chengdu J-20 fighter could enter operational service by early 2018 and join a rapidly improving Chinese military armed with long-range strike weapons, new unmanned air vehicles and command and control aircraft fleets, the US Department of Defens...
by JaiS
19 May 2012 07:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 556396

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

FWIW, Russian AF to Get First T-50 Fighters in 2013 The Russian Air Force will receive the first batch of prototypes of its fifth-generation T-50 fighter for performance testing in 2013, Col. Gen. Alexander Zelin said on Thursday. “The work on the fifth-generation fighter is going according to sched...
by JaiS
14 May 2012 17:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2441
Views: 303128

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Delivery of Equipment by HAL The government has taken cognizance of the complaints of Indian Air Force regarding the delayed delivery of equipment by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). IAF has expressed concerns over the deliveries of some of the products of HAL. There have been delays in som...
by JaiS
10 May 2012 04:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 32263

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

MashaAllah ! The number of people in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad daring to stand up before the hate, anti-India junta and the ISI is quite small. They need to be saluted and supported, says Tarun Vijay after a recent visit to Pakistan. ... The airport reception at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto airpo...
by JaiS
10 May 2012 04:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2441
Views: 303128

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Given the paucity of news around IJT, this is a welcome development.


Further, eight simulators of Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) aircraft, have also been contracted for.



Several other updates contained within the link as well.

- JaiX
by JaiS
21 Apr 2012 04:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2441
Views: 303128

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

For those interested: A comprehensive listing of MoD Tenders is provided at the link below...

http://goo.gl/Iq6nm
by JaiS
05 Apr 2012 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2492
Views: 424750

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Pics: Second EMB-145I for India completes first flight
http://bit.ly/Hb47yD

Second Indigenous Airborne Radar Flight Tested
http://bit.ly/HfG7xK

Maiden flight of (second) home-built Eye-in-the-Sky
http://bit.ly/HfGbgQ
by JaiS
05 Apr 2012 16:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2117
Views: 268026

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Apologies if this has been posted before.

CATEGORY = IAF, AEW&C, Embraer

Indian Air Force's EMB-145 AEW&C undergoing flight testing in Brazil ( Video from December 2011 )

by JaiS
30 Mar 2012 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 77106

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Meanwhile, Thales delivers first production RBE2 AESA radar to Dassault Aviation Neuilly-sur-Seine – In February, Thales delivered the first series-produced RBE2 radar with active electronically scanned array (AESA) to the Dassault Aviation facility in Mérignac, France. The radar will now be install...
by JaiS
28 Mar 2012 04:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2492
Views: 424750

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

As per Robert Wall's post :



Robert Wall is "Aviation Week's International Editor London · http://www.aviationweek.com"
by JaiS
11 Mar 2012 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2117
Views: 268026

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Hiten, shiv, Thanks !
by JaiS
11 Mar 2012 05:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2117
Views: 268026

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Courtesy of Google devta, I found a small treasure of Aero India 2011 Seminar Videos. Each video is roughly of 90 minutes length. Main link : http://goo.gl/JDvBf One sample videos from above link: * Airborne Surveillance - http://aeroindialive.nic.in/show_ondemand.asp?id_episode=6&id_part=6 &quo...
by JaiS
30 Nov 2011 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2844
Views: 31869

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 201

From A British Defense Company Made Sure This Medal Of Honor Winner Couldn't Work In The Defense Industry Ever Again Nobody questioned former Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyers judgment when he defied orders and pounded into an enemy stronghold rescuing 13 fellow Marines and 23 Afghan allies during the Battl...
by JaiS
27 Nov 2011 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2844
Views: 31869

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 201

These two tweets from today are fairly interesting. First, from "Prof" C. Fair @mehreenkasana What validates my argument is that Pakistan has been behind nearly every major terror plot in CONUS/EUROPE/India for years. And then, from "a Pakistani diplomat in training academy" @CCh...
by JaiS
22 Oct 2011 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Defence Websites Watch
Replies: 211
Views: 54160

Re: Indian Defence Websites Watch

:rotfl:

Clearly, he used the word "Lastly" many times in his article, thereby contributing significantly to it's originality.

:mrgreen:
by JaiS
15 Sep 2011 05:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3955
Views: 1389544

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Inaccurate but pretty neat looking game skins for the Su-30 .
by JaiS
15 Sep 2011 05:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3955
Views: 1389544

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Vishal Jolapara wrote:i just saw BR's tweet about this & therefore came to see, are you the gentleman who operates the BR Twitter a/c ?


"Sometimes, I do" ( from 0 minute 58 seconds )
by JaiS
12 Sep 2011 16:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 725950

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

From this link.

"
How is Irkut handling state defence orders?

We are working with the Sukhoi Design Bureau on an upgraded version of the Su-30MKI that will meet the requirements of Russia’s Air Force. Two units should be ready for testing later this year.

"
by JaiS
04 Sep 2011 12:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Dump - News and Discussion
Replies: 1826
Views: 118443

Re: Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Dump - News and Discussion

Even Google can be used to scan a specific site for keywords.

For example, Google search for "india" on wikileaks.ch

http://goo.gl/Z9FhQ

It can ofcourse be generalized to make the search as specific as needed.
by JaiS
23 Jul 2011 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 160658

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2



I tried cropping out the pics and searching with Google Image Search, nothing useful yet.
by JaiS
23 Jul 2011 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1557
Views: 112689

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

Does anybody have a link to his blog? I was away the whole day! Haven't been following! It has been reported that he was a regular commenter at a Norwegian forum. Here is a link to his posts / comments there. You can use Google translate for translation, or if your browser is Chrome, then it will p...

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