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by viktor
07 Apr 2014 09:14
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 64262

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

vivek_ahuja wrote:
“’May’, Colonel?” Basu noted. “Not ‘may’. We ‘will’. This isn’t over.”


Ye hui na baat. Awesome Vivekji. Eagerly waiting for next chapters.
by viktor
05 Apr 2014 13:59
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 64262

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Vivek saab, aur mat tadpaiye. Aapko BRF ki kasam.
by viktor
13 Feb 2014 12:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 905414

Re: Small Arms Thread

It might sound OT, but major players in industry like Jindal Steel have license for manufacturing or importing parts of firearms. There is a lot of potential for domestic firearms industry not only for in military/CPMF but also in civilian firearms segment. Those of you who purchased civilian IOF fi...
by viktor
11 Feb 2013 17:42
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 35015

Re: Aero India 2013

Wonderful post Kartik. Great job.
by viktor
14 Dec 2011 16:24
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 638217

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Really awesome Vivek bhai. Eagerly waiting for new developments.
by viktor
13 Dec 2011 20:12
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 638217

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

My doc says that I am suffering from acute withdrawal symptoms Ahuja saab. Eagerly waiting for your next post.
by viktor
09 Dec 2011 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Shukriya Manish. Will try to post next chapter by this weekend.
by viktor
06 Dec 2011 20:38
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 638217

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Shukriya Ahuja saab.
by viktor
06 Dec 2011 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Chapter-3: Damage Assessment 18th December, 2013 - 11:00 local time Chittagong Medical College Hospital Bespectacled doctor came out from VIP ward and proceeded towards special waiting room. He talked to a Bangladeshi Army Major standing there for a minute and left the room. “Doctor says that we ca...
by viktor
06 Dec 2011 11:24
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 638217

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Mods, if interrupting this thread please relocate this post to appropriate thread if needed. Thanks. Chapter-3: Damage Assessment “You mean commander of Navy’s SWADS?” asked a senior officer from Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI) responsible for gathering military intelligence and po...
by viktor
23 Jul 2011 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Shukriya Jamwal saab, just trying to crawl. Given a good coach like one of the gurus from BR, might learn to walk.

Thank you Pate bhai. Kem cho?
by viktor
23 Jul 2011 17:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Chapter-2: Rivers of blood What transpires in Lord’s court is never known to mortals. But Arambam Kamei, the chief of UNLF had met his maker in a style he had never anticipated. With a romantic full-form like United National Liberation Front, there was nothing romantic about what UNLF did. Establis...
by viktor
23 Jul 2011 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

This is a story of a young man who got frustrated by acts of terror and decided to play his part to try and stop such attacks against India and Indian interests across the globe. Was he successful? Did he die in vain? I don’t know, because I have not finished the story yet. I’ll be writing it in bit...
by viktor
21 Jul 2011 20:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Chapter-2: Rivers of blood Few seconds after that three figures wearing BSF uniform entered his tent carrying silenced weapons. Their leader gave instructions and they started wrapping up tents and collecting gear of dead soldier. Within minutes corpses of 30 BSF troopers were loaded in civilian tru...
by viktor
21 Jul 2011 01:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Thank you guys. Will try to maintain a steady flow of at least two posts per week or something.
by viktor
20 Jul 2011 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Hello guys, First of all, sorry for posting here. But I was not sure where to post. Interrupting this thread. Mods, if please relocate this post to appropriate thread if needed. Thanks. I had prepared a plot for a novel just after 26/11 or Mumbai attacks. This is a story of a young man who got frust...
by viktor
20 May 2011 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 448
Views: 87221

Re: Military Humor and related

Jokes are supposed to be funny irrespective of nationalities. This came as a forward from a friend donning OG. Pasted it without changes. :)
by viktor
20 May 2011 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 448
Views: 87221

Re: Military Humor and related

Conversation overheard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz while flying from Turkey to Jamnagar... The conversation went like this..... Pakitani Air Defense Radar: 'Unknown aircraft you are in Pakistani airspace. Identify yourself.' Aircraft: 'This is an Indian aircraft. I am in interna...
by viktor
09 May 2011 19:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 898772

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Guru log, what happened to Light Support Vehicle called Windy 505 ? And what about tests for Army's Light Support Vehicle competition which is for 8000 LSVs that was started few years back. Tata Motors LSV, Ashok Leyland LSV, M&M's Axe, Vectra & and OFB's Flyer were the competitors. This is ...
by viktor
12 Mar 2011 19:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

TD-2 was not ready for flying during AI 2011. It might take still more time before we hear about the first flight of TD-2.
by viktor
12 Mar 2011 13:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Rahul M wrote:great shot !

don't read too much into the numbers break-down, DDM confuses them all the time.


Shukriya RM. This one was clicked by your truly.
by viktor
09 Mar 2011 00:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Begining Of The End: Story
Replies: 300
Views: 68544

Re: Begining Of The End: Story

Awesome twist Jamwal saab. Yeh Dil Mange More!!!
by viktor
15 Feb 2011 10:48
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Talked to IAI VP Yair Ramati during AI 2011. He was pretty tight lipped about their dealings in India and joint-development stuff. But he was pretty happy to talk about Panther tilt-rotor UAV. He told us that they had designed it specifically for tactical ops at battalion level and would be good in ...
by viktor
14 Feb 2011 23:41
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Here is another composite video showing fighter aircraft line up during taxi and take-off.

by viktor
14 Feb 2011 23:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Shukriya Shivji.

*Fighter line up video shifted to Aero India 2011 thread.*
by viktor
14 Feb 2011 18:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 647321

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Gurus, how about an AEW&C solution based on Gulfstream G650? It has a max altitude of 51,000 ft and a range of ~13,000 km. From what I know, Israel and Singapore already rely on G 550 + PHALCON solution.
by viktor
14 Feb 2011 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 647321

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Image

Image

AASU unit is pretty big. Is it the same one shown on EMB model in the picture or will it be used on next batch of AEW&C aircraft?
by viktor
14 Feb 2011 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

paging Hari Nair ji, pls drop a line at IndIa DefeNce dat IN at geemail daat com.
by viktor
14 Feb 2011 08:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Guru log, finally figured out the way to merge clips and add titles to it. I am feeling "dhanya dhanya". There it goes. "Composite clip of HAL Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) flying at Aero India 2011 (Yelhanka AFS, Bangalore/Bengaluru). Also visible is DRDO aerostat in background. Also...
by viktor
14 Feb 2011 07:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

@shivji, sorry for going OT, but can you please teach this dhoti-wearing mango person how to add those videos into a single clip?
by viktor
13 Feb 2011 00:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

@Rahulji, I could record LCH video on 10th only. And sadly it didn't fly on 11th. BTW there are 3 short LCH videos. Problem was that I was recording/shooting with the same camera. By the time I was done shooting LCH pics, it suddenly landed. Only later did I come to know that it was a technical snag...
by viktor
12 Feb 2011 17:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

@Juggiji, did you click this picture on 11th? I saw the senior while boarding on SAAB 2000. He was escorted by one of the IAF pilots and a lady who looked like his wife. Really touching picture indeed.
by viktor
12 Feb 2011 17:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 747457

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

@Shivji, these are the videos you might like. Sadly they were shot on Thursday when LCH developed a snag and its flight was cut short. :( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5GfHqsCiO0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko9Ai6WrsqM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Jgx10v-iM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wl...
by viktor
12 Feb 2011 12:05
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Gagan wrote:
I was meaning to ask the people who had gone there, what it was.


This is the info board for "Flying 800". http://bit.ly/eh0wea
by viktor
11 Feb 2011 14:14
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

A light dose today as lot of time was taken up by my flight in SAAB 2000. Boy that bird sure can accelerate and land in really short roll.

https://picasaweb.google.com/1033340376 ... directlink
by viktor
10 Feb 2011 14:16
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

@jimmy_moh, register on Aero India website and get them printed. www.aeroindia.in
by viktor
10 Feb 2011 14:13
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Well, from what I could gather, IAF is in no mood to let IA have these birds. Reasons presented range from investing in the project to having control over major flying assets and need to train separate technicians and all.
by viktor
10 Feb 2011 14:01
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Here's the photo collection. Feel free to comment. Shot with a run-of-the-mill Nikon P90.

http://bit.ly/fuL3d5
by viktor
10 Feb 2011 13:50
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Some LCH videos for biradars shot from a tactical location. Hope to get more videos tomorrow.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5GfHqsCiO0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko9Ai6WrsqM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Jgx10v-iM
by viktor
09 Feb 2011 22:08
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 186499

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Some of my pictures. Not as good as others but still for everyone.

https://picasaweb.google.com/vkansagra/ ... directlink

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