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by Kakarat
13 Nov 2018 20:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

In addition to the above, I am also adding this to page 1 (very important!!!) from SaiK... adding to JayS idea, (if possible), the first post could be sticky to all pages. --------------------- The prod ramp up per year: 2015-16 : 1 2017 : 2 2018 : 5 2019 : 8 [projected] 2020 : 16 [vision] ^someone...
by Kakarat
13 Nov 2018 14:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1507
Views: 212954

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

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1062239520207355904

#Visuals: First look of the #Rafale jet for the Indian Air Force, from the Istre-Le Tube airbase in France


1 min video
by Kakarat
13 Nov 2018 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1507
Views: 212954

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

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1062224337795727360 Sweet. @ANI has the first pictures of RB008, the first Rafale built for the Indian Air Force. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dr3HZAFWoAA8HgM.jpg https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1062246637412798464 First Indian Air Force Rafale RB008 in flight ...
by Kakarat
13 Nov 2018 13:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 672
Views: 113659

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

If I am right for the frigate/destroyer level ships the design is by the Navy and not by the yards. The CG design was a earlier one and the model is the latest one and I think Maz had given an explanation on the reasons for design change earlier in this forum. So MDL and GRSE will be building the sa...
by Kakarat
12 Nov 2018 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 672
Views: 113659

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I can confirm from Defexpo 2018 that the MDL Model is final and it is flush deck. The rails on the model are the peace time rails for allowing movement on the deck and not permanent ones
by Kakarat
12 Nov 2018 03:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3167
Views: 573089

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

There is a possibility of the GSLV MKIII D2 getting postpone due to cyclone in Bay of Bengal, which according to current expected track will be in its flight path
by Kakarat
12 Nov 2018 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1061618074422517760 This is the answer for @Pfaff_JTull asking "What about SP-17 to SP-20?" Saar, can you elaborate more? What is DAL? Or did Anantha mean HAL? Is 30 months the timeframe to deliver the four trainers? I doubt that. Rakesh Ji, According ...
by Kakarat
11 Nov 2018 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/10 ... 4422517760

They are trainers. 30 months from DAL


This is the answer for @Pfaff_JTull asking "What about SP-17 to SP-20?"
by Kakarat
11 Nov 2018 18:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1061591998937722880 Final part of #Tejas series @OnmanoramaLive | #HAL ramps up Tejas production; 5 more fighters to fly out by March 2019 | https://bit.ly/2PPI6lG (Part-4) Part-1 https://bit.ly/2z15e6X | Part-2 https://bit.ly/2SZVzWA Part-3 https://bit.ly/2QxYsM...
by Kakarat
11 Nov 2018 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 192
Views: 27872

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/mindefsg/status/1061136538514350081 Hunting submarines, countering air threats and targeting enemy warships – some of the serials that the RSN and the Indian Navy will be conducting at this year’s Singapore-India maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX). https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D...
by Kakarat
11 Nov 2018 15:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

My understanding of the pic is SP-10 & SP-11 (completed aircrafts) on the right and SP-12 could be the first one on the left with the one behind it could be SP-14
by Kakarat
10 Nov 2018 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4800
Views: 910284

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017



Yes yes Dhanush is very secret, It is so secret that it is used as ABM targets

May be Dhanush is the new Prithvi
by Kakarat
10 Nov 2018 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

An Important news coming Tomorrow https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1061250459925499904 The #Tejas series on @OnmanoramaLive will get you last part tomorrow with focus on #HAL's production activities. Never in the past has the assembly line seen so many #LCAs raring to go Part-1 https://bit.ly/2z...
by Kakarat
10 Nov 2018 20:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3325
Views: 318429

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Done, let's hope they are more responsive than the babus in MoD/Niti Aayog. I suggested this because I had once made a suggestion to the air force and after some time i got a mail from a air force ID if I was happy with the response if not asking me to reply to the mail. Hope yours also gets good r...
by Kakarat
10 Nov 2018 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3325
Views: 318429

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Ok, I'll have to get a twitter account for that purpose :x From my interaction with govt. babus, it seems like every office has its own internal 'office babu culture' and everyone external to that is basically 'the enemy', that is why babooze act this way. That is why everything is chalta hain onle...
by Kakarat
10 Nov 2018 01:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601717

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

The soltam m-46 155mm upgrade also has a single baffle muzzle brake, both the soltam upgrade and OFB Sharang are almost identical and if I am right the OFB Sharang is updated with additional features This is a Israeli 155mm M-46 https://www.militaryimages.net/media/israeli-155-mm-field-gun.5862/full
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 23:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 150
Views: 19836

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

And there isn't a single clear picture of K-4 available
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 22:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

Rakesh wrote:Kakarat, you rock dude! The updates you post are awesome! Thanks Saar.


Most of us here in BR are like-minded people, News that make me happy will make many happy in BR so just sharing them as soon as I see them
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 20:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2805
Views: 579406

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

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1060904202585526272 Here goes the 2nd part of a #Tejas series that has gone live on @OnmanoramaLive yesterday | READ: https://bit.ly/2SZVzWA | AFS Sulur offers #FlyingDaggers envious environment to operate #Tejas Part-1: https://bit.ly/2z15e6X Tomorrow, Part-3: F...
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601717

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

The display was of guns in Army service only
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4254
Views: 382559

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1060859529880002560 #Breaking | Great news coming out of #HAL hangars. #HTT40 PT-1 has successfully completed a 2-turn spin with conventional entry & recovery. Flight piloted by Gp Capt Venugopal (Retd). After 2 gens, spin works for HAL!. @manoharparrikar mus...
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601717

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/SpokespersonMoD/status/1060838060634472448 Small complement of 12 Regts in 1947 with max rg of about 16 km to the 251 Gun Regts now capb to fire upto 40 km, Land Arty come a long way. With indctn of K9 Vajra T & M777 ULH, MoD wishes more power to the Gunners. More gun systems...
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 15:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601717

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Bofors Ghost Finally Dismissed, Indian Army Receives 1st New Howitzers Since Scandal Livefist reported earlier this year that 25 M777s will be delivered by May 2019 — enough to form the first ultra-light gun regiment. Beyond the first 25 guns that arrive fully built from the United Kingdom, the rem...
by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3668
Views: 482591

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

It always feels good to see Ministers use Dhruv as their transport

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by Kakarat
09 Nov 2018 12:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4753
Views: 601717

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Videos of Guns Firing during Induction at Deolali today from Livefist https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1060776727255900160 M777A2 https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1060777575637749760 K-9Vajra https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1060778512360132609 All Guns simultaneous https://twitter.com/live...
by Kakarat
02 Nov 2018 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4254
Views: 382559

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

The Navy has a requirement of the ATR class but not as a replacement of Do-228 but as a gap filler between the Do-228 and the P-8I. The Do-228 is the Light class and ATR is medium class, they complement each other and not replace
by Kakarat
01 Nov 2018 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4800
Views: 910284

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1057870654366638085 So, @DRDO_India has released some details of the new man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) that is under development. It has a dual-thrust rocket motor which allows it engage targets in top-attack mode up to 2.5 km away. Image and info...
by Kakarat
28 Oct 2018 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3066
Views: 504268

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Our GoI & MoD lack vision, even now India can buy the An-70 completely as replacement for MTA. with no customers they will be happy to sell complete licence and IP to anyone willing to pay, if negotiated properly we could even by its engine design also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonov_An-7...
by Kakarat
25 Oct 2018 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 672
Views: 113659

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The HDW 209 line was cancelled due to allegations of corruption. Govt-to-govt deal on submarines https://www.telegraphindia.com/india/govt-to-govt-deal-on-submarines/cid/1511695 German conglomerate, Thyssenkrupp, the original builders of the U-Boat of Hitler's navy in World War II, currently owns H...
by Kakarat
24 Oct 2018 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 195
Views: 26291

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

I to be true dont know what HAL has done or not. I was just suggesting ways HAL could live independent of MOD, If MOD wants HAL to be always dependent on them then they should forget giving orders to private sector otherwise HAL will become a white elephant. I too want a private industry to manufact...
by Kakarat
24 Oct 2018 19:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3066
Views: 504268

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Our GoI & MoD lack vision, even now India can buy the An-70 completely as replacement for MTA. with no customers they will be happy to sell complete licence and IP to anyone willing to pay, if negotiated properly we could even by its engine design also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonov_An-70...
by Kakarat
22 Oct 2018 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 535
Views: 43153

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1054349600503578625 FYI: Indian MoD denies @IndianExpress report (https://bit.ly/2yon7fS ) that said the U.S. has specifically offered India a sanctions waiver on the Russian S-400 missile deal if India selected to buy & build F-16 fighters. https://pbs.twimg....
by Kakarat
22 Oct 2018 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 195
Views: 26291

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Yes you are right HAL doesn't have autonomy for self funding a entire civilian airliner on its own and would also need technical support from other institutions also, but HAL can definitely start a project do some feasibility study and do initial design work with or without NAL using its internal fu...

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