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by Rakesh
29 Mar 2020 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Read this twitter back-and-forth between aam junta on tweetar and Group Captain HV Thakur (Retd). The patience that HVT Sir displays is truly amazing. Kudos to him. -------------------------------------------- https://twitter.com/Vamsina90252211/status/1242848287373156358?s=20 ---> Sir, what about d...
by Rakesh
29 Mar 2020 03:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1075
Views: 196430

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

https://twitter.com/indiannavy/status/1242415045083926528?s=20 ---> Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 350 is a Special Ops Squadron commissioned in the Indian Navy on 24 March 2009. It operates the UH-3H helicopter, capable of various roles - Search and Rescue (SAR), Casualty & Medical Evacuation...
by Rakesh
29 Mar 2020 02:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 537685

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

This picture is so bloody gorgeous, it does not need a caption!

That looks right out of a Star Trek flick!

https://twitter.com/joe_sameer/status/1 ... 22758?s=20 --->

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by Rakesh
29 Mar 2020 02:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4082
Views: 940331

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

Drag & Drop pictures into new window for full size. https://twitter.com/joe_sameer/status/1243912032845352962?s=20 ---> Mirage 2000s in South Africa circa 2004. The maiden long distance international deployment was a superb exposure for the Gwalior boys!!! https://twitter.com/joe_sameer/status/1...
by Rakesh
25 Mar 2020 08:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610159

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Old or new, inexpensive or pricy...Philip Sir is going to be very happy :)
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 20:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Kartik posted earlier that it was Line 2 or did I read that incorrectly?
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 19:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610159

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://twitter.com/VinodDX9/status/1242310118974222337?s=20 ----> Indian Navy operates; 1) 4 HDW 209, Type 1500 subs (Shishumar Class) [4 out of planned 6] 2) Kilo Subs (Shindhughosh Class) [8 out of acquired 10] 3) Scorpene (Kalvari Class) https://twitter.com/VinodDX9/status/1242310134975455233?s=...
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1075
Views: 196430

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

https://twitter.com/arunp2810/status/1242063153405423616?s=20 ---> The first & the last COs of Sea Harrier Squadron; 33 years apart. Young Commander Shikuraj had set his sights on my job as a 7-yr old in Yeovilton where his father, Lieutenant Commander Pillai was a radar specialist in the squadr...
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 18:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610159

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

In case the picture above does not load, please visit this link....

Indian Navy will consider subs by the Kilo
https://www.dailyo.in/politics/indian-n ... 32600.html
23 March 2020
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 18:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610159

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

So the Russians have offered used Kilo boats to make up the shortfall.

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by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 05:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Perfect. Thanks Kartik. Updated Page 1 again.
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 01:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Thanks Vamsee!

BTW, does anyone know from which production line SP-17 (formerly SP-21) came out from?

I need to add that on the first page. Thanks.
by Rakesh
24 Mar 2020 00:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Vamsee Saar, you rock! Thank you. Updated Page 1.

BTW, do we have the link of HVT Sir's tweet?
by Rakesh
21 Mar 2020 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 537685

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rafale production halts in France due to COVID-19, jets’ delivery to India could be delayed
https://theprint.in/defence/rafale-prod ... ed/384461/
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 19:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

I can see HVT Sir clearly :) He is the tallest pilot in the line up. https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/1239093056579588097?s=20 ---> The full hoard of fixed-wingers does manage to get together once a year. In the sky too - one of our bigger formations. Helios beat us at numbers. More flyers & bi...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/12 ... 56512?s=20 ---> A great shot of Tejas captured by @tarmaktalking Video Editor, Murali during a recent shoot.

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by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Gurus, true? https://twitter.com/sakthivel_cit93/status/1240570691520352257?s=20 ---> Radome diameter determines the diameter of radar. Tejas Mk1 has a higher radome (nose cone base diameter) than Rafale. That means in every upgrade it can get a larger size AESA radar (eyes of the fighter, crucial f...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Look at that build quality. WOW! Very impressive. Good job! This is SP-16, IOC variant. https://twitter.com/sakthivel_cit93/status/1240564767518896128?s=20 ---> Tejas Mk1 has the best combo of lowest frontal radar cross section & longest Astra BVR missile combo in the IAF. No 1 air defence fight...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/DefenceDecode/status/1240226201689444355?s=20 ----> DARE's MAYAVI EW Suite developed especially for Tejas. Few components from this suite like Tarang 2 RWR is used in the Su-30MKI too. EW suite includes an RWR, MAW and an LWR system, Infrared & Ultraviolet missile warning sen...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1240309968860901378?s=20 ---> With Air Commodore KA Muthanna (Retd) - Chief of Test Flying, HAL - during the shoot of a new edition of @tarmaktalking. Almost 60 years now, he became the 'youngest' grinning face Indian Test Pilot to undertake the first flight of a...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Some very relevant tweets for the Tejas Mk1. https://twitter.com/KSingh84856557/status/1240592700694392832?s=20 ---> IAF seems to have lost sight of the fact that the Tejas is a MiG-21 replacement but I guess they’ve backed themselves into this position by refusing to induct LCA earlier and then con...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/KSingh84856557/status/1240598936693268480?s=20 ---> When looking at this pic, a thought struck me - IAF is going through HUGE transformation in terms of fighter compatible with in flight refuelling: * 123 LCA * 70 MiG-29UPG * 60 M2K-5 MK.2 * 60+Jags * 272 MKI And for all that jus...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/statu ... 59168?s=20 ---> Initial testing phase has shown that Uttam AESA radar has a far better MTBF rate than Israeli Elta 2052 AESA radar.
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 646947

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Kuntal__biswas/status/1240324204186103808?s=20 ---> DRDO's 360-degree long-range Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS). https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETaESLEUUAAkiVF?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETaEUR1UcAA-p-I?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.t...
by Rakesh
20 Mar 2020 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/Amitraaz/status/124 ... 71557?s=20 ---> UPDATED WEAPON OPTIONS.

After integration issues with Israeli Python-5, IAF looks to equip Tejas with ASRAAM.

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by Rakesh
19 Mar 2020 08:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1151
Views: 328131

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

The PAF had little (if any) clue what nation's aircraft they were targeting, other than it being an aircraft not identified as civilian. Airliners follow a pre-determined flight path and have a transponder identifying themselves as such. That flight path is known to the air controllers in the PAF. A...
by Rakesh
19 Mar 2020 08:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Dileep, you rock Sir! Thank You so much! I have added the info in Page 1.
by Rakesh
19 Mar 2020 05:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Also, can someone tell me the production line names? I think one is called the LCA Division (?) which is Line 1 if I am not mistaken. I need to add that info on page 1.
by Rakesh
18 Mar 2020 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 537685

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

That is weird why it is not working.

Go this link ---> https://www.instagram.com/iaf_ia_in/

The photo is in the first row and it is the second picture
by Rakesh
18 Mar 2020 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 537685

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Photo of the first single seat Rafale is out!!

Serials numbers of single seaters start with BS...

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9282tilg7D ... 3bcziera5b
by Rakesh
18 Mar 2020 09:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Air Commodore KA Muthanna retires from HAL at the end of the month. Kudos to him for everything he has done on the Tejas program. If you visit the first post on page 1 of this thread, you will see his name all over.
by Rakesh
18 Mar 2020 09:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/12 ... 71522?s=20 ---> Dedicated to @vikrant2794 and others who have been chasing me for more pictures. Tejas SP-21 -- what a beauty!!

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by Rakesh
18 Mar 2020 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1240101907365916673?s=20 ---> In this pic, the man wearing the jacket is M S Velpari, HAL's Director Operations. This is said to be taken an hour before yesterday's first flight of Tejas SP-21. Not sure what he is checking. Velpari was with LCA Division before Go...
by Rakesh
17 Mar 2020 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

SP-21 a day before her first flight....see the other Tejas at the right of the image. Too dark to make out the serial number. Could it be SP-22? https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1239814399025545216?s=20 ---> Tejas SP21 -- the first FOC variant is all set to take to the skies now from HAL Airport...
by Rakesh
17 Mar 2020 18:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1239835083340570624?s=20 ---> Congrats to Team HAL & LCA Tejas Division. Here's Air Commodore K A Muthanna (Retd), CTF, HAL after the successful first flight of Tejas SP-21 today. The flight lasted for 40 minutes. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ETTHabgUYAUc9Qg?f...
by Rakesh
17 Mar 2020 17:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

I need to know which production line SP-21 came out of. Need to add it on page 1. Also, can someone tell me the production line names? I think one is called the LCA Division (?) which is Line 1 if I am not mistaken. I need to add that info on page 1. Hope they get a few more SPs in the air before Ma...
by Rakesh
17 Mar 2020 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2259
Views: 651952

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Khalsa wrote:@Rakesh
The first page needs updating.
:-)

Done. Page 1 updated. So happy!

Kudos to HAL! Jai Hind! Jai Vigyan!
by Rakesh
15 Mar 2020 02:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 537685

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rafale C - Single Seat Variant

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Rafale B - Twin Seater Variant

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