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by Aditya_V
19 Jan 2018 12:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2326
Views: 184102

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

All good, but I hope she follows in the footsteps of Singapore Defence minister and flies in the LCA Tejas too.
by Aditya_V
19 Jan 2018 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3196
Views: 397376

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

I hope there are more IOC/FOC variant orders to start a 3rd line, so that we can get the numbers up in the future periods.
by Aditya_V
19 Jan 2018 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2326
Views: 184102

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

One real world example of "MADE IN INDIA" , MRF deliver for su30 tyres and only Indian company to do so will save country 30%-40% less on each tyre : http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/mrf-adds-muscle-to-iaf-sukhoi/article5906022.ece Actually it is saving the country 100% in Foreig...
by Aditya_V
18 Jan 2018 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2751
Views: 430541

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Damn, Agni V tests no longer gets the Lungis up on BRF- Sigh
by Aditya_V
18 Jan 2018 11:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2529
Views: 324445

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Not really, it can be the sniper rifle supported by LOS guided ATGM's.
by Aditya_V
17 Jan 2018 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3093
Views: 275437

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Thats all fine but we must have enough of Pinaka, 155mm guns, Anti material rifles, Motors, UAV's, Carl Gustaf's and ATGM to observe Paki positions and to go down the escalation Path. This is where the UPA has completely sabotaged some options which will take 5-10 years to build. . Our Nuke detteren...
by Aditya_V
17 Jan 2018 15:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3787
Views: 523862

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Which missile was fired by IL 38, Uran, Club or .........BRAHMOS?
by Aditya_V
17 Jan 2018 12:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tactics & military craft
Replies: 220
Views: 11400

Re: Tactics & military craft

Ardeshir, Over history the attacking force on the average has to have 3:1 superiority over the defending force. A British mathematician F.W. Lanchester has developed differential equations during WWI and shown that there are two type of combat: linear or attrition and non-linear combat. However ter...
by Aditya_V
17 Jan 2018 12:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3764
Views: 555363

Re: Small Arms Thread

Disappointing, I hope atleast ammunition is Indian manufactured 7.62*51 Nato.
by Aditya_V
17 Jan 2018 10:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3261
Views: 161975

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Educating Girls also generally means a later marriage and lesser children, this is accross communities.
by Aditya_V
13 Jan 2018 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2326
Views: 184102

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

I hope it happens, there are reports of us exporting Astra for USA M-2000's, so highely likely it will be intergrated with M-2000, Rafale and Jaguar family.
by Aditya_V
13 Jan 2018 10:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2326
Views: 184102

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

Have we done any work to refurbish the old 1000 or have we disposed of them, cause given PAF has 500 Amraam's for 75 odd F-16's, I certainly hope we have a lot of spare BVR missiles so that any PAF fighter that takes to the air must be only dodging AAM's launched from far and near. R-77 and Astra fo...
by Aditya_V
12 Jan 2018 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 274
Views: 25684

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

I think knowing Pakis, the complaint is since they wanted the CHinis to launch a satellite painted in Green from Su p arco but the CHinese refused to play ball. Remember the late 90"S and early 2000, after the Pokran and first few Agni series tests how Pakistani Media and those connected with P...
by Aditya_V
12 Jan 2018 11:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2751
Views: 430541

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Another pic also shows several interesting items. Including the ADFCR prototype. IA just released a RFP for 66 ADFCR. Reportedly Israeli radar came L1. They have 240 Flycatchers. The potential for an Indian type is significant, even excluding the first ones being from Israel. IAF is also looking fo...
by Aditya_V
12 Jan 2018 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3787
Views: 523862

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I hope the PM pubically pulls N Gadkari, since his comments were in poor taste and crass.
by Aditya_V
11 Jan 2018 14:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1838
Views: 270652

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

This was my post on 30 December 2018 on Neutering the CHinese Thread, yesterday TOI answers the Question There is no road near Bishing, did the Bulldozers float on the Bramhaputra a.k.a siang a.ka Yarlung Zangbo or did they try to cut down forests to try and build a new road in the area? https://tim...
by Aditya_V
11 Jan 2018 14:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 469
Views: 54069

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

This was my post on 30 December 2018, yesterday TOI answers the Question There is no road near Bishing, did the Bulldozers float on the Bramhaputra a.k.a siang a.ka Yarlung Zangbo or did they try to cut down forests to try and build a new road in the area? https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gu...
by Aditya_V
10 Jan 2018 15:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2751
Views: 430541

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

And each battery would have 4 launchers?
by Aditya_V
10 Jan 2018 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2751
Views: 430541

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

1 Army Regiment of Akash has only 6 launcher?, I thought an Army regiment of SAM's was much bigger than the Airforce SAM Squadron? Earlier it was reported each regiment will 1000 missiles, even considering reloads I think thats a lot more Launchers. I think the Article has got it wrong.
by Aditya_V
10 Jan 2018 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 150
Views: 26357

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

I think the MK2 weight is with the Steel anti mine plough which probably weighs a few tonnes and will be removed in almost all combat operations
by Aditya_V
10 Jan 2018 10:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2529
Views: 324445

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

If this true something really stinks, either its it is make in India- no G to G.
by Aditya_V
09 Jan 2018 13:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3196
Views: 397376

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Indranil wrote:There was some great zaika in the chai today. AMCA and Mk2 has been sanctioned. Hopefully funds will also start to flow in soon.

Any link or Official news
by Aditya_V
09 Jan 2018 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2891
Views: 136428

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Jaguar Darin I? On 2nd thoughts a non upgraded Mig 27?
by Aditya_V
09 Jan 2018 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9831
Views: 501614

Re: Levant crisis - III

I doubt the aircraft would have made it back to base, Pilot would have made sure he crosses the border and ejects
by Aditya_V
09 Jan 2018 09:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1166
Views: 187515

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Indian Air Force Su-30MKI Deploy to Hasimara https://www.bellingcat.com/news/rest-of-world/2018/01/08/iaf-su-30mki-deploy-hasimara/ This base 17Km from the Bhutan Border and the valley along the Torsa chhu river for about 90kM from Doklam goes straight near this Base. I hope the army has defensive ...
by Aditya_V
08 Jan 2018 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1838
Views: 270652

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

X post from the other thread, Tuting incident resolved as per Army chief. The Chinese are pushing it will all neighbors, I hope their conflict with Vietnam, Philipines, Taiwan. India must strengthen itself so that they doseant become a victim of CPC need to show a victory. After US wars bankrupting ...
by Aditya_V
06 Jan 2018 20:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 150
Views: 26357

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

I think JF17 and variants is for China to make money with aircraft which are not very useful.Pakis have no choice, and if some countries but it all the better for them. So it is Zero risk but return on investment. Paki near the risk Chinese get the gains
by Aditya_V
05 Jan 2018 21:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1166
Views: 187515

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I think there some R77 in Syria. Look at the video of Su30SM coming close to cargo doors of the IL76. Seems to be carrying R77's
by Aditya_V
05 Jan 2018 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1838
Views: 270652

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Quite Frankly as discussed, Flanker clones are nothing but Licensed production in China. Why would the Russians be supplying engines if the Chinese have managed to copy everything. Only thing in China truth and alternate views are stamped out and thus they are always on the cusp of the next great re...
by Aditya_V
05 Jan 2018 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1838
Views: 270652

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

As per many CHinese, they never needed Su-35 as they produce better aircraft than the Russians with now J-20 and J-31.
by Aditya_V
05 Jan 2018 12:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1166
Views: 187515

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

A Deshmukh wrote:Now, the US has announced sanctions on TSP, it would impact their solahs and Amraams.
what is the shelf life of Amraam? without US maint support?

this will give us some breathing time to mature Astra versions.


Hopefully the Turkey route for maintenance has also been shut down.
by Aditya_V
04 Jan 2018 18:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2842
Views: 174809

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

Can anyone tell me what are the advantages of the rear facing Propellers at the back of the aircraft like Saras as opposed to a more conventional forward facing propellers on the wings? I understand it is called pusher configuration, can get better cruising speed. The US Army banned the pusher confi...
by Aditya_V
04 Jan 2018 17:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1838
Views: 270652

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I would argue the other way, India is now getting started with technologies maturing and Govt understanding what needs to be done, Gap may increase in the very short term but long term the Gap will only decrease. Better to bide our time now.
by Aditya_V
04 Jan 2018 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 150
Views: 26357

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Yes I agree, the Pakistan Navy is arming itself very well and they have a lot of P-3C's as well. No need to underestimate the enemy.
by Aditya_V
03 Jan 2018 22:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2105
Views: 199440

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Sir that will be a environmental disaster as it will have to go through Nagarhole or Bandipur. I.e forests with high density of elephants and tigers
by Aditya_V
03 Jan 2018 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1166
Views: 187515

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

From above MOD Figures the per unit production cost for each type made by HAL Su-30MKI Rs 326 crore per MKI Do-228 ~ Rs 77.85 crore per Do-228 LCA Tejas Rs 135 crore for IOC & Rs 299 crore for FOC per Tejas ALH Rs 86.78 crore per ALH Cheetal Rs 20.3 crore per Cheetal What would be the USD figur...
by Aditya_V
03 Jan 2018 21:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3787
Views: 523862

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The thing about the photos is it looks like the jet was moving along the taxiways and not the main runway
by Aditya_V
03 Jan 2018 20:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1838
Views: 270652

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Quite frankly, you talk of war in such a cavalier fashion. I am no peacenik, but if we can stop with arresting and seizing assets rather than open a 2 front war at this stage.

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