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by Nagraj
14 Jan 2001 02:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA
Replies: 153
Views: 44338

Re: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA

I send a e-mail to the good admiral saying that India needed to take its baby steps in aviation before ever producing a stealth aircraft (can't expect an infant to pole vault); that India with its billion people should be in a better position to make its own weapons systems compared to tiny Israel (...
by Nagraj
10 Jan 2001 00:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA
Replies: 153
Views: 44338

Re: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA

Guru, methinks the afterburner stuff's just "Poetic License". <P>Now to get them journos back to earth, and get them to understand the long hours of hard work needed for the LCA into IAF service.
by Nagraj
05 Jan 2001 06:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA
Replies: 153
Views: 44338

Re: News, Reports and Analysis: LCA

Now is the time to create a aerospace company taking elements of of the various disparate organizations (DRDO,ADA, NAL, etc etc) that contributed to the LCA development. The next step would be to privatize that company. Such a company would be the anchor for an indigenous defense industry, able to c...
by Nagraj
13 Jul 2000 11:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: MiG-21 & Balderdash
Replies: 55
Views: 23588

Re: MiG-21 & Balderdash

Welcome Tom, and thanks for starting a really interesting debate. I do not claim to know the relative merits of various airforces and their pilots by I do know that Indians by nature are not boasters and self-promoters - quite the opposite in fact.<P>I look at results and not the PR hype, and by thi...
by Nagraj
24 Jul 1999 23:22
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: A few questions on LTTE, Saudi Arabia
Replies: 22
Views: 9975

Re: A few questions on LTTE, Saudi Arabia

Kaushal,<P>"This after 160,000 Indian troops gave their life for the Allied War Effort. Talk about being ungrateful."<P>I take it you are referring to WWII? Does anyone have figures for how many Indians died in WWI and WWII, and how that compares to the casualties from other British colonies (Austra...

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