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by Singha
16 Jan 2019 19:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3390
Views: 717018

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

A member who wishes to remain anon sent me

BTW windshields of Commerical airplanes are 12 mm outer and 4 mm inner. With a 4 or 6 mm airgap.
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 17:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

the longbow radar an/apg 78 has some limited form of air overwatch capability but not oriented to being a airborne target tracker. mmw seems 10x more freq than X band. so range may not be good http://www.rfcafe.com/references/electrical/images2/frequency-bands-chart.gif the problem of how to tackle ...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 17:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3390
Views: 717018

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

based on this it will be the whole canopy. and the mighty F-solah has 0.67 inch thick which maps to *cough cough* 17mm .... same as the Tejas https://aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/21802/what-kind-of-materials-is-being-used-for-fighter-jets-glass-shields hope they dont ask for supersonic impac...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 17:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3390
Views: 717018

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Now, IAF wants new canopy for LCA https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/lca-tejas-mk-1a-to-have-new-and-thicker-canopy/articleshow/67550885.cms Article does not say how much weight it will add, can experts here weigh in ? Also will this change apply only to the front wind-shild or the whole can...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

this kind of cottage industry oil refining has devasted nigeria - people are doing what they must to survive. the real dons will be smoking cigars and riding mercs in Lagos. rich or poor, have to say everyone in equatorial west african region looks ripped and ready for a fight. truly a golden area f...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-France news
Replies: 84
Views: 13383

Re: India-France news

perhaps some other type of bread was being prepared in backside of that bakery.
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

why cannot anti-heli ops be done by fighters which have far superior radar , a LDP and lookdown modes. apaches with stinger and rudra / lch with mistals will have no guidance radar and just need to orient the seeker and fire LOBL right? these i would suggest are more defensive shots than offensive h...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 218
Views: 44969

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

we might want to keep our limited reserves of uranium to power our nuclear subs. I doubt anyone is willing to export uranium for military powerplant uses to India at this stage in the game. russia, niger, brazil may have huge reserves which we should aim to import in bulk and stockpile if we can cha...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 08:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 942
Views: 174574

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I want to send all their 7 LPD ships escorted by 2 carriers to attack and take over the Andamans

Will be the biggest turkey hunt ever
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

I read the nsg is using fn scar rifles have even seen a pic of it. I know they have hk and sig also. The pic i saw looked like the 7.62mm bigger scar H model Is our para regt and para sf batts using anything other than galil sniper , m4 and tar21 ? I expect sniper rifles they sill have older draguno...
by Singha
16 Jan 2019 07:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 218
Views: 44969

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Some of the bird droppings i listed are just plain technically wrong . Endurance at sea is not a feature of a bigger power plant. Shows he knows nothing basic about submarines
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 21:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 942
Views: 174574

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Jmsdf hyuga would be good template to copy
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 20:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

True we had those videos of iraqi gazelle and hsvocs attacking a 10km long isis convoy retreating from falluja
At night they are very effective for sure
In daytime have to but careful of envelope
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 759
Views: 91520

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

factional fights in europe is mainly the reasult of the anglo-scandinavian and PIIGS block going for the easy sugar either because they cannot do anything on their own, or they cannot afford to (UK), while the franco-german block and sometimes italy is willing to pay a bit more to develop own system...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 218
Views: 44969

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

I call BS on this article. will call out a few turds 1. Modi’s triumphalism belies Arihant’s modest capabilities. The submarine does not add substantially to India’s second-strike capability — at least, not yet. Until and unless India deploys an SSBN fleet carrying missiles with intercontinental ran...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 16:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

and this is exactly what will happen when fighting over large built up towns and villages in daylight anywhere a determined and clever foe waits - like TSP. the apaches would have fared much better if they attacked in the night as they'd be harder to track and hit with manual AA guns and RPGs. even ...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 16:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 759
Views: 91520

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

its always cheap and easy being a vassal of the khan and doing small scale stuff with "permission" like italy,uk,japan,korea strategic independence and avoiding the temptation of easy sugar on the table takes the mindset of a yogi. france are with khan in pretty much every misadventure of ...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

:rotfl: burnol burnol - film is nearing 50cr after 4 days. budget was 25cr onree. Dr Rita Pal ‏@dr_rita39 Jan 11 India couldn't even get two quadcopters ( toy) over the LoC and they want the universe to actually believe there was a #SurgicalStrike #URI in the absence of a UN confirmation. Class act ...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 759
Views: 91520

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

so by hook or crook the french govt is extending +ve support to their aircraft, weapons and space complexes with well timed orders and research grants. no wonder they are able to maintain a nose-to-tail independent ecosystem parallel to the khan dominated rest-of-nato and in most cases equally good,...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 13:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3486
Views: 645198

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

can the 4th stage of the PSLV itself be made a large diameterxlength LEO satellite of volvo bus IMINT size? how much weight can the 3 stage PSLV inject into a 500km height orbit will be interesting. we need high volume and weight payloads for space telescopes and maybe naval rorsats. our friends to ...
by Singha
15 Jan 2019 11:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 942
Views: 174574

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

we dont need half-cocked hybrids that cannot do either job well. since our numbers will be much lower than PLAN in a straight up fight, we have to be careful on quality front. with that in mind, our LPDs should focus on asw with big n fast SH60 helis working in concert with P28 and LRMP. and our car...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Do nvg cast a eerie green backlight on the wearers face? Thats what could see in the film. Kind of hurts stealth?
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3442
Views: 564409

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China cautions countries against helping Taiwan to produce submarines
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wor ... 529752.cms
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

A 7.62mm bullet will pass through the headset
I hope our sf do not adopt this
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3442
Views: 564409

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Moved all posts related to admin action to Forum Feedback Thread Khalsa, the idea of a "Fleet in being" is being pushed subtly around the net nowadays and that is ok as a cheap-ass tactic. But not here at BRF. :rotfl: you said it. Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, originator of the ...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 20:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

what do people think of the FAST helmet that all youtube paintball commando fanbois claim is the ultimate because SEALS use it? that mania probably started after 0-dark-30 https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/sigAAOSw3ihXTBWh/s-l300.jpg my opinion is very poor, as i feel it just opens the whole side of he...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Anyone know the size of these brd? Must be huge
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

The tribune Vijay Mohan Tribune News Service Chandigarh, January 12 The Army’s repair and maintenance echelon will see a major shake-up this year with some establishments being shut down and others being handed over to private contractors. Four Army base workshops (ABWs) will be corporatised on the ...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 18:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I stand corrected then
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Singha ji, during Gulf war 1 didnt apaches take out some of the Iraqi early warning radars just before the F-117's moved in https://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/desert-storms-opening-shots-came-from-this-daring-helic-1753466057 yes they certainly did, but it was not something that N number of platform...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1034&context=nwc-review The existence of a JSOC also would bring about greater strategic and doctrinal clarity, along with more institutionalized joint training. For the time being,...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 14:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3531
Views: 370491

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

its all about building domestic capability beyond that of ofbs for armoured vehicles. BMP upg will be kept by ofb only and there is only so much fittings you can change for what is a very outdated chassis and poor infantry room. this is our golden chance to design and build a CV90 type vehicle famil...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3271
Views: 409310

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

there are experiments going on how to mask submarine noises using marine mammal noises also.
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3784
Views: 521252

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

from what i read - garuds have no csar mission (yet) and there is not much a of jsocish dedicated csar planning. they are restricted to protecting vital iaf infra. - sead/dead is expected to be done by fast wing jets using ARMs not helicopters . no heli in the world has the necessary sensors and mis...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3531
Views: 370491

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

and increasing numbers of high alt capable helicopters & heavy artillery too. plus lots of IAF bases in reach. the army cancelled the polish anders light tank after evaluating it for a 300 unit buy for MSC. we should go ahead with the FICV and built in large numbers. the BMP2 is a 60s era design...
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Uri has clocked est Rs 37.63 crore in 3 days. 8+12+17 type workflow.
number of screens is much less than typical bollywood releases.

lot of burnol comments in usual quarters - MSM / BIF / SJW / fakenews/ buddhijeebi circuits :D
by Singha
14 Jan 2019 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2245
Views: 196308

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Cnn CNN) — President Donald Trump said Sunday the US would "devastate Turkey economically" if the NATO-allied country attacks Kurds in the region. "Starting the long overdue pullout from Syria while hitting the little remaining ISIS territorial caliphate hard, and from many directions...
by Singha
13 Jan 2019 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

people were openly cheering even in vr mall bengaluru...housefull crowd. i could only snag 3 seats in the 2nd row...even the first row was full.
I think it will become a big hit.
by Singha
13 Jan 2019 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 445453

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

watched URI film with the kids today. while it deviates a bit from the real events its still amazing piece of work. definitely all brfites should go and watch. the first scene itself had 2 lights out Mi17 flying fast and low below the ridgelines into myanmar, twisting through the valleys....inside t...
by Singha
13 Jan 2019 13:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2245
Views: 196308

Re: Understanding the US - Again

good connection.

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