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by Shyam_K
16 Feb 2013 06:09
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 57238

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Who is this guy ? That would be me. :wink: Yes, this is the amazon site for the book undergoing tests for proof-reading etc. Folks in Europe and US etc will be able to order it from here. You can order it now too if you want, but it might have some minor editing errors. :) It should be done and dus...
by Shyam_K
25 Sep 2012 20:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 212003

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

from the article "The ship is propelled by four Cummins engines as well as two bow thrusters ." can anybody tell me what exactly is this? As name implies they are thrusters on bow of the ship allowing it quickly turn. The Hindu article has good picture of it http://www.thehindu.com/multim...
by Shyam_K
06 May 2012 02:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 342216

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

aniket wrote:How do you spot reverse-thrusters ?


At the end of the video, after the IL-78 lands, you can see the thrust reverses deployed in the two outboard engines.
by Shyam_K
19 Feb 2012 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3033
Views: 287491

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Aditya G wrote:
Light helicopter high altitude trials?

http://www.gauravschimar.com/gallery-ca ... rettyPhoto



Looks like it
by Shyam_K
02 Oct 2011 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520495

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8LmmtZacP90/ToU72mQHMUI/AAAAAAAAB5A/b3QgKp9VKgQ/s1600/P8I%2Bfirst%2Bflight.jpg In this picture, I see that the new P8-I has a "Window" that is close to a size of a door. Can some one ID why an ASW would have such a big window? I don't believe the window is much b...
by Shyam_K
04 Jul 2011 23:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3032
Views: 586053

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

How about setting up aging and obsolete ground radars as automated sentries at the border? They wouldn't survive the opening salvos of a war, but the enemy would have to spend resources to take them out and they will act as a cheap and useful tripwire alert system.
by Shyam_K
02 Jan 2011 20:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 931498

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

As part of the 2010 UK Strategic Defence and Security Review, the Royal Navy is going to retire one of its Bay class landing ship dock with an Albion class landing platform dock being put on extended readiness. The Bay Bay class LSDs are fairly capable and new (oldest being 4 years old). It may be a...
by Shyam_K
23 Sep 2010 16:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 184926

Re: Aircraft Recognition

got 14011 20/20
by Shyam_K
18 Aug 2010 05:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 898685

Re: Indian Military Aviation

I keep on reading that India leased 4 Tu-22Ms, did we actually lease the planes?
If yes, does anyone have pcitures of Tu-22Ms in Indian colours?
by Shyam_K
05 Jul 2010 05:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Cartosat 2B launch scheduled for 12th July 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 22252

Re: Cartosat 2B launch scheduled for 12th July 2010

How come this is a separate thread and not in the existing Indian space program thread?
Is BR Forum relaxing its stand on thread proliferation, if not IB4TL
by Shyam_K
14 Feb 2010 22:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: S-400 ABM
Replies: 14
Views: 2340

Re: S-400 ABM

IB4TL 8)
by Shyam_K
10 Feb 2010 04:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520495

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

For what it's worth, IAF Major P.V. Naik, seems to stand out the most amongst the three. Looks like he's got the most balls. Is it because the IAF is the most capable adversary out there in the Asian Region??? Following him is the Admiral Verma maybe because the Navy is still well off unlike the Ar...
by Shyam_K
05 Jan 2010 08:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3400
Views: 489689

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

The Soviets never called their carriers as "carriers" but something else to enable them to pass through a particular strait (cannot remeber the type of the ship they called it and also the strait). Soviets called their carriers either "heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser" or "h...
by Shyam_K
30 Dec 2009 23:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 898685

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Gagan wrote:Photo in Livefist:
Image
My word, she's a beauty.


Why not have IR suppressors designed in around the engine exhaust?
by Shyam_K
10 Dec 2009 06:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 940325

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Looks like PAF just got their first Erieye
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8404654.stm

Though the articles claim that its range is greater than Phalcons seems a stretch.
by Shyam_K
07 Dec 2009 01:48
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620363

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

PLAN BASE –MISCHIEF REEF-1615 HRS The priority call from the Admiral galvanized the base into frantic activity. The news of two of their members being shot down has trickled down quickly amongst the tight circle of Chinese naval aviators and they were baying for revenge. The clearance to strike was...
by Shyam_K
30 Aug 2009 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 845381

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

In-cockpit footage I filmed in a Su-30 MKI of a thrust vectored flat spin. This includes the build up to the flat spin so keep watching ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKMS6zgVJww&layer_token=e795d433eca271b3 Enjoy Vishnu Som Associate Editor and Senior Anchor NDTV I believe the aircraft you f...
by Shyam_K
23 Aug 2009 20:15
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620363

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

[b] The flaps came out and the air brake deployed foe a few minutes slowing down the A320 significantly ........ Nitpick ... Air India does not operate any A320s. Why no mention of the uncle-made "EUA Approved" BBJ? Not meant for the PM? Air India would have acquired the A320 due to the m...
by Shyam_K
11 Jun 2009 05:54
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620363

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Looking forward to see how the massive IAF strike plays out, but wouldn't the "electron beam weapon" that India is using to create the air blockade mean that there will not be any PAF opposition (as neither planes nor SAMs would be able to lift off to engage IAF fighters/bombers). The only...
by Shyam_K
18 May 2009 09:14
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620363

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

aditp wrote:^^^.....er..what is this cryptic 72 ?



I guess it stands for the 72 virgins in paradise
by Shyam_K
26 Apr 2009 05:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 14165

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

munda wrote:Is it safe to say that Brahmos is fastest missile in the world?


maybe fastest cruise missile, but Brahmos is slower than ballistic missiles.
by Shyam_K
29 Mar 2009 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 27089

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Many sources claim that four TU-22M3 have been leased to India, starting sometime in 2001. Does any one know if this actually happened? If so, has anyone got a pic of the TU-22M3 in Indian colours?
by Shyam_K
29 Nov 2008 21:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)
Replies: 176
Views: 102889

Re: MARCOS & NSG ops in Mumbai Attack (News and Pics ONLY)

Dilbu wrote:Indian Forces; ATS, NSG & Marcos
Photo feature on India's SF


The picture used for "ATS" is that of a Chinese police force. The Garud picture too might not be accurate, unless it was taken during Red Flag 2008 (though I doubt it).
by Shyam_K
29 Nov 2008 09:21
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 126026

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

Azam reportedly disclosed that the group left Karachi in one boat and upon reaching Gujarat they hoisted a white flag on their boat and were intercepted by two officers of the coast guard near Porbandar and while they were being questioned one of the terrorists grappled with one of the officers sli...
by Shyam_K
29 Nov 2008 07:36
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 126026

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

sunilUpa wrote:Body was piglet...I repeat it was a piglet which was thrown out of the window.

OH man how much I wanted to see that sight..


As per NDTV, it was a NSG commando
by Shyam_K
17 Oct 2008 20:28
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620363

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

vivek_ahuja wrote:SNOW-THUNDER had begun.


Great to see India has started hitting back. The 6 Brahmos missiles are a great opening salvo, looking forward to see what else is in store from SNOW-THUNDER..
by Shyam_K
16 Sep 2008 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489489

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

sum wrote:Nice pic...real smart looking dudes..

Are they the MARCOS or the NSG?


I am guessing they are SFF
by Shyam_K
29 Jul 2008 05:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 518
Views: 527557

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Kakarat wrote:Image

From : http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=6311683
India Air Force
IAI 1125 Astra


When did IAF get one of these? I wonder what equipment is in the fairing below the cockpit
by Shyam_K
25 Jul 2008 08:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 359398

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion - 23 April 2008

American court sent an Indian, CEO of chip-making company in USA, to Jail for 2.5 years. But, when IBM participates in ISRO tender process, its not illegal!! ********. There is nothing illegal about participating in a tender process, as long as IBM follows all the laws that apply (Indian and USA la...
by Shyam_K
26 May 2008 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 359398

sum wrote:What is the Chinese astronaut in the 6th slide of the TIME slideshow carrying with him??


I believe that is a portable air conditioner to prevent overheating in the suit. It will be removed before boarding the capsule.
by Shyam_K
03 Apr 2008 21:45
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part X
Replies: 352
Views: 111651

Shankar wrote:RED DRAGON FLIGHT-12 X SU-27 APPROACHING VIRAT CARRIER GROUPD –CENTRAL PACIFIC – 1220 HRS – SOME WHERE IN CENTRAL PACIFIC

Lt Commander Anatoly ........


Is Anatoly a Chinese name?
by Shyam_K
17 Sep 2007 05:22
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 360
Views: 129226

All this discussion of Rajputs and other "martial races" makes me wonder why most people know only about the nothern "martial races " and are not aware of the "martial races" of southern india. Nairs for instance have been a martial class from early indian history, crea...
by Shyam_K
26 Apr 2007 15:13
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VIII
Replies: 323
Views: 103363

Port Blair Airport: One of the two Bears that reached Port blair in the afternoon was being readied for its surveillance mission. ........ Air activity from the command had increased with constant sorties of Bears being carried out. The base was now on full alert status & was ready to respond t...
by Shyam_K
23 Apr 2007 01:22
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - Part VIII
Replies: 323
Views: 103363

Shankar, if you are posting the navy Mig29K stuff as part of a merged storyline with Vivek, then great!!! But if it is an independent effort then please cease and desist, let Vivek develop his own storyline. You can always write a parallel (but different) storyline. It will be interesting to see wha...

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