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by Kakarat
28 Feb 2020 07:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4222
Views: 963477

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

There are multiple launches expected in that time frame. You need to have a Indian passport or a local ID, entry only for 'Indian nationals' is the first in T&C Thank you Kakarat. I do satisfy both the conditions :) Will look into the dates etc. Exact dates will be known only ~10 days before la...
by Kakarat
27 Feb 2020 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4222
Views: 963477

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

Aarvee wrote:Any launches in April/May? Visiting India and would love to take my son to witness.


There are multiple launches expected in that time frame. You need to have a Indian passport or a local ID, entry only for 'Indian nationals' is the first in T&C
by Kakarat
05 Feb 2020 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27778

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1224913645412290560 2 Indian-manufactured M777 barrels on display at the @BAESystemsInc stand at #DefExpo2020. The show begins today. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EP_EclMU4AAPFbp?format=jpg&name=large Lower one looks like 39 cal and the other looks longer could...
by Kakarat
05 Feb 2020 11:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 421
Views: 96691

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

AMCA could fly undetected during dangerous missions http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/2020/02/05/amca-could-fly-undetected-during-dangerous-missions.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true The intake design looks different or am I imagining things. from the link https://english.manoramaonlin...
by Kakarat
04 Feb 2020 23:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27778

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/12 ... 8926623744

We cannot survive too long importing defence equipment. Our aim is to achieve self-reliance. Hence #DefExpo2020 is a very important event
@rajnathsingh
by Kakarat
04 Feb 2020 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27778

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

by Kakarat
03 Feb 2020 01:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27778

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1224046551573549057 #MWF Mock-Up at #DefenceExpo2020 This engineering cockpit simulator of Medium Weight Fighter is embedded with LAD (large area display), sleek HUD (Head-Up Display) and a side stick (joystick on pilot’s side console). https://pbs.twimg.com/medi...
by Kakarat
03 Feb 2020 01:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 809
Views: 232056

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1224046551573549057 #MWF Mock-Up at #DefenceExpo2020 This engineering cockpit simulator of Medium Weight Fighter is embedded with LAD (large area display), sleek HUD (Head-Up Display) and a side stick (joystick on pilot’s side console). https://pbs.twimg.com/medi...
by Kakarat
02 Feb 2020 20:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 930
Views: 246105

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Thakur_B wrote:Image

ULH by Bharat Forge is ready.
Baba (kalyani) ji ki jai ho !!

See in the rear, mounted gun too.


I think
First one is 52 Cal ULH
Second one is 39 cal ULH
by Kakarat
31 Jan 2020 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 27778

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

I wont be attending Defexpo this year, have a family function around the same time and unfortunately wont be able to follow updates on BR and twitter too till around 15th
by Kakarat
30 Jan 2020 20:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 930
Views: 246105

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Kalyani ULH was displayed at Chennai DefExpo 2018 as well. Has it undergone user trials? the Ultra Light weight version is too costly, current medium weight version test awaited, to test one need a real gun, Kalyani is in manufacturing process. I think the gun has been proof tested there was a GIF ...
by Kakarat
19 Jan 2020 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 765815

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

nam wrote:If it was development test from a pantoon, DRDO will not test if from andhra. It will be from orrisa. There is no test center in andhra.


Pontoon launches also happen from Vizag coast only not Kalam Island
by Kakarat
18 Jan 2020 13:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

Hope they release pictures of LCA Navy on the lift and the hangar soon
by Kakarat
17 Jan 2020 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

As India rejoices, NLCA prototypes continue exciting sea party with INS Vikramaditya The ADA-HAL-NFTC team is elated after the successful completion of the current campaign (probably a few more days to go). “We are happy that we were able to beat the March deadline. As per our earlier plans, we had...
by Kakarat
17 Jan 2020 12:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1218014651234971648 #NLCAUpdates to follow. Stay-tuned for a small report that summarises events in the 18 cycles so far. Must tell you folks that the success of the current mission and the attention #NLCA is getting seem to have created some flutter in few quart...
by Kakarat
16 Jan 2020 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1217792475651141632 #NLCAUpate Confirmations now that #NLCA completed 6 cycles today taking the tally to 18 in last 4 days. Today NP1 & NP2 did 3 landings & take-offs each from #INSVikramaditya, continuing their stellar performances. 4 videos combined her...
by Kakarat
16 Jan 2020 15:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 930
Views: 246105

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/1217734847130734593 IMAGES: Roll out ceremony of the 51st K9 Vajra-Tracked Howitzer Gun at the Larsen and Toubro Armoured System Complex, in Hazira, Gujarat, by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOZDXKCWoAAYats?format=jpg&name...
by Kakarat
16 Jan 2020 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/ReviewVayu/status/1217721970927656961 Two super pix by Deb Rana of the Naval LCA-- one over the mothership and one fractions of a second before touch down. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOY3q3JVUAEoIzt.png https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOY3q3OVUAAYEBf.png https://twitter.com/ReviewVa...
by Kakarat
16 Jan 2020 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1217710464160763905 #HOOKVIEW | And, just in case if you are not tired of all these updates flying out of this handle, here's a high-quality video captured from the hook of #NLCA NP2 during its 1st-ever historic arrested landing on #INSVikramaditya on 11 Jan 2020...
by Kakarat
16 Jan 2020 12:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1217689822426386433 And, up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky!! This video should inspire you - a cockpit view during the maiden ski-jump of #NLCA NP2 from #INSVikramaditya on Jan 12. More action planned today... and later depending on carrier av...
by Kakarat
15 Jan 2020 14:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status ... 1837723648
WATCH: The video of #NLCA - Light Combat Aircraft Navy taking off from the INS Vikramditya ski-jump for the first time on 12 January 2020, somewhere in the Arabian Sea. @indiannavy
by Kakarat
14 Jan 2020 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

LOL. B-NG on NLCA Mk1 ain't happening. The inboard wing pylon has space limitation and can take AAM at max. No other pylon would be suitable for B-NG. As I said, we will have to wait for for ADA to run through envelop expansion flying from the deck of INS Vik, before we can know what payload capabi...
by Kakarat
14 Jan 2020 15:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1217011669924081665 #NLCA NP1 has also completed arrested landing and take off in sucession now from #INSVikramaditya. It was piloted by Dax -- Capt Shivnath Dahiya. https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1217018107497025536 Confirmations now come in that Dax made ...
by Kakarat
14 Jan 2020 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 178
Views: 38795

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

I am a little skeptical in this TEDBF. At this point it looks like "vaporware" firmly in the grasp of fiction. All we have is one version of fan art and that single picture is generating so much noise. Just looking back at how LCA-NLCA is being handled at the program level, and how labs a...
by Kakarat
14 Jan 2020 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76725

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

Every second on board INS Vikramaditya precious for NLCA, crew When asked why NLCA did not undertake the ski-jump on the same day as it did the arrested landing, the scientist said that it would have deprived them of the below-the-deck-experience. "If we would have taken off immediately, we wo...

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