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by nevin
20 Nov 2015 08:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1518
Views: 108153

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

The large drum's name is Rezistor-K4.
by nevin
20 Nov 2015 08:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1518
Views: 108153

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

that big drum like thing on top of Vikramaditya is the Naval TACAN unit - tactical air navigation unit which assists the carrier based planes to find their way back while landing. It is old bulky 'cake stand' type with movable mechanical parts used by the soviet navy as seen in Kuznetsov too. There ...
by nevin
06 Aug 2015 09:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3390
Views: 554496

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

^ still remember the discussions that Austin had with George J regarding the A2A bvr superiority that eurofighter had.
by nevin
05 Jul 2015 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194730

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Austin wrote:At 1:07 of the video shows the Top/Dive attack capability of Brahmos/Onyx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clWZCNaZpeE


Austin, that is Klub Land attack version, if you watch that video again in stop motion -just before impact you can see the wings, brahmos/onix doesn't have any.
by nevin
17 May 2015 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3033
Views: 298312

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^ not necessarily. that pic with steyr should be from bilateral army exercise. gun tips are covered so in such days.

http://postimg.org/image/awd05rzsl/00a315cb/
by nevin
31 Mar 2015 08:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 713764

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

^^ sub's name is 'kashalot' - sounds as cash-a-lot.
by nevin
25 Feb 2015 09:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 713764

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

its definitely Arihant, its not Kilo and not HDW. Forward position of the sail, diving planes on the sail, the aluminium colored covering upfront etc. are giveaways.
by nevin
31 Jan 2015 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2756
Views: 341152

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

^^^
That is no official russian plan, just a fan boy drawing. There is an ongoing discussion about that in the mil pic form. The idea was lifted from a similar Su 27 evolution chart.
by nevin
02 Jan 2015 23:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184914

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

that's work at night on the IAC at Cochin Shipyard. The angled deck for landing is integrated. Can see it clearly from the top of the hotel there, though fotography from there is a big no. this one is taken from the parking lot there.
by nevin
25 Dec 2014 13:17
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 60736

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

wow, gripping narration and terrific build up .. can't wait for the next post
by nevin
23 Dec 2014 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 713764

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

thats just a couple of people standing together. even in front of the sail there are some.
by nevin
09 Jun 2012 13:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 225637

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^^^ that wire is some sort of antenna iirc, used a lot in older planes.
by nevin
11 Nov 2011 23:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 196939

Re: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops

he way he holds it, it does look like a shotgun.might have got from the pirates themselves :wink:
by nevin
08 Nov 2011 10:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 952281

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

^^^ nice documentary. a nation built on a lie,living on its knees,propelled by hatred and fear: just wonder how long its gonna last and who all are it taking with when it implodes. a democratic,peaceful pakistan as our neighbour is a myth. it would never happen, like this 'MFN' fiasco last week has ...
by nevin
21 Oct 2011 17:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 944913

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

that looks like a Mig29K. there were pictures of vikramaditya with Mig29K for static test or something similar iirc.
by nevin
14 Oct 2011 08:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 944913

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

yes,your eyes were deceiving. its the russian naval flag and thats yasen class " Severodvinsk". the newest attack sub. nice photo though
by nevin
25 Dec 2008 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Surviving Nuclear War
Replies: 82
Views: 12850

Re: Surviving Nuclear War

arunji, hope you have written it seriously - its defenitely a very very comforting thing. i have read somewhere some years ago (dont ask me the source and link etc... i dont have it) that pukiland has more nukes than us and stuff like that. a couple of days ago there was a write up in 'the hindu' by...
by nevin
24 Oct 2008 09:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 21747

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion - 23 April 2008

thanks disha, h_nair for the replies - i hav always wondered how they get the stuff done. its some pretty heavy weight,no? 300+tonnes i think.
by nevin
23 Oct 2008 08:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 21747

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion - 23 April 2008

a basic silly doubt:

hows the rocket positioned on the launchpad? there are stabilizing attachments, but is the whole rocket sitting on the rocket engine nozzles ( i dont think so ), if not, then hows it done?
by nevin
25 Sep 2008 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 952281

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

n suddenly the inventory of the whole abdalis, abduls, ghaznavis, shaheen etx is "zero" according to the wiki now... :twisted: :wink:
by nevin
08 Mar 2008 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3277
Views: 629373

sure, u see the probe right there on the nose in the pic

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