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by Aditya_V
14 Dec 2017 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1011
Views: 132022

Re: The IAF History Thread

How come no Overwing mounted Missiles displayed, ASRAAM not yet inducted? How does the Jaguar use its AAM's- IRST?
by Aditya_V
14 Dec 2017 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1720
Views: 233403

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

For that we should have military capability to take on Paki escalation, we would need a good MIC working for 5 years.

We need to be properly armed with Paki miltary capability being in a total hopeless situation to win this war.
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1325
Views: 110780

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

So looks like the submarine arm is having a couple of good additions this month. Inducting INS Kalavari on the West coast , launching INS Arindham/INS Arigat and firing a SLBM
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1684
Views: 242988

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I feel the CHini Pakis are upto something with Elements of Sickular personal within this country are also involved.
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2260
Views: 350713

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Says SLBM Test, so should be K-4, hopefully from INS Aridham or INS Arghat. Always thought K-15 and K-4 BGRV's
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 18:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 597
Views: 55646

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

Unless there is a trade agreement, CVD- GST and Customs will apply on Bangladesh imports unless they are smuggled in. I think this not GST issue but exemption of Customs Duty on Bangladeshi Garments which is used to illegally import Chinese Garments. GST does not matter, it is just a spin to give a ...
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 17:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

You are assuming all the Matra Magic II and R 60 missiles have been retired, and Mistral Missiles for Helicopters
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 15:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 1042
Views: 96792

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

[quote="Austin"]Egyptian MiG-29M2 with Kh-38 mockup:

WTF-> they operate around 240 F16's, 32 Mirage -2000, getting 24 Rafale's and even Mig 29's? Wiki says 60 J-7 also, seems like a better zoo than the IAF
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 11:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

I think some exaggeration going on, I am sure the AIm-120 C-7 has its share of problems. I think Astra will have a gretaer range than the Aim-120 C-7 and certainly better than the PAf's Aim-120 C5.
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2754
Views: 156805

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

Vips- the LUH in the Link has foldable rotor wings, any idea if they are automatic, would be grat for ALH and LUH Navy.
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 11:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2308
Views: 274882

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

That too with K-13(AA-2) type missiles
by Aditya_V
13 Dec 2017 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 74
Views: 13197

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Second prototype of JF-17B trainer now flying in China, where it is being developed. T he whole "Pakistani" component of the program basically relates to the program management part, which the PAF does and then PAC Kamra gets technology for building some parts of the jet while the rest is...
by Aditya_V
12 Dec 2017 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2308
Views: 274882

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Thanks.So LCA supersonic drop tanks are in development and are required for required to give better range in interception missions. 49 years ago inbetween the65 and 71 wars. Sir can I ask what was your role in 71?
by Aditya_V
12 Dec 2017 14:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2308
Views: 274882

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

BTW does Tejas have supersonic drop tanks? The Tejas in webpage tejas.gov.in has 2 different drop tanks on either wing with one stremlined more than the other. Is the light bluw drop tank a supersonic drop tank?
by Aditya_V
12 Dec 2017 10:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

The whole I am trying to Make there is a need for Rafale, but to the uninformed folks who comment on everything in general. They think AAM have constant range irrespective of whether the aircraft launching is at Air speed of 300km 100 meters altitude or airspeed 1500km 10Km altitude. The very fact t...
by Aditya_V
12 Dec 2017 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2898
Views: 279195

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Kakkaji wrote:Chhota Bhai was interested in the deal, but the Russians did not want to go with him.


Chota bhai has completely burned his fingers with Chinese deals during in the 2005-10 period. Whatever contract he singed with Dassualt is non consequential.
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 17:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1325
Views: 110780

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

If our 7000 tonne S-3, S-4 and S-4* are carrying in 8 SLBM's of K-4 class, the 13000 SSBN will definately have 12-16 K-6 SLBM's.
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 13:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 314
Views: 29163

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

I don't see why these planes would fly eastwards, given India has friendly relations with all of them.[/b] This is just a friendly family bloodletting in west asia -- the worst outcome for the rest of the world would be if all these buggers actually got along. Thats Bullshit, it will not deter them...
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

Well but indicates the true cost of MMRCA contenders 1. Rafale at USD 9 Billion for 36 aircraft 2. Eurofighter at USD 8 Billion 24 aircraft 3. F-15 at USD 12 Billion for 36 aircraft. Seems Rafale is indeed L1, the MMRCA deal I guess was all about fly away cost, infrastructure weapons, training , Lif...
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 12:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

This is not spelt out in Bold lettering , but what is a fact - 1) Some NDA MP had stated in a press club in 2016 meeting that Fly away cost of the Rafale 3R was Euro 91 million for single seat and Euro 94 million for twin seat. Qatar version is very similair and includes even the Israeli HMCS. 2) Qa...
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 314
Views: 29163

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

The West Asian GCC countries now seem to throwing a lot of silly money on Western Fighter manufacturers. 1. UAE 6.4 Billion for 80 F-16's now options etc this purchase probably exceeds 10 Billion plus upgrade of 32 M-2000-9's 2. Saudi 30 Billion for 232 F-15's overall fleet and 17 Billion for 72 Eur...
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 10:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

Will search for Links, but Qatar is a small country with 1 airbase, the 2015 Deal was for Euro 6.5 Billion for 24 aircraft and this is for additional Euro 1.1 Billion. All links state this deal is part of that deal. http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/french-president-arrives-qatar-amid-ar...
by Aditya_V
11 Dec 2017 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1325
Views: 110780

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Submarine Type Reactor Tons Status Number Launched Commissioned INS Arihant SSBN 83 MW 6000 Deployed 1 2012 2016 INS Arighat SSBN 83 MW 6000 Launched 1 2017 S4 SSBN 83 MW 7000 Construction 1 2020^ S4* SSBN 83 MW 7000 Construction 1 2022^ S5 SSBN 190 MW 13500 Design 3 SSN 83 MW 6000 Design 6 We may ...
by Aditya_V
10 Dec 2017 19:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 511
Views: 68823

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

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pakistan, slams Antony for delay "Now the CVC (Central Vigilance Commission) guideline says you can't negotiate with anyone other than the lowest (bidder). The files were going in circles and circles," he said. Parrikar said for two and a ha...
by Aditya_V
09 Dec 2017 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 971
Views: 119758

Re: Analyzing CPEC

X Posted on the Sri Lanka News & Discussion Thread Sri Lanka formally hands over Hambantota port to China COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Saturday formally handed over the southern sea port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease. Two Chinese firms, namely Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and...
by Aditya_V
08 Dec 2017 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2898
Views: 279195

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

As per the original agreement weren't the Shakti engines supposed to have full TOT as some point, so hopefully both these Engines can be manufactured fully in India by Turbomeca
by Aditya_V
08 Dec 2017 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2160
Views: 136151

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

People want to punish Pak and see some heads role there!
by Aditya_V
08 Dec 2017 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 964
Views: 56804

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

In some ways it can be good , especially if this part is true https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wassenaar_Arrangement Every six months member countries exchange information on deliveries of conventional arms to non-Wassenaar members that fall under eight broad weapons categories: battle tanks, armoured ...
by Aditya_V
07 Dec 2017 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2059
Views: 315175

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Even the Chinese claim it crashed.
by Aditya_V
07 Dec 2017 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3397
Views: 465434

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I have read and seen a few documentaries, my post was also to remember this great day of celebration for the Indian Navy.
by Aditya_V
07 Dec 2017 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3397
Views: 465434

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

What would be the best write up on one "Operation Trident" which occurred on this day 46 years ago.
by Aditya_V
06 Dec 2017 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2160
Views: 136151

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

But Adoption is illegal In Islam, how can the fortress of Islam allow it. Both should be wajib ul kattle.
by Aditya_V
06 Dec 2017 14:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 971
Views: 119758

Re: Analyzing CPEC

I would argue the other, The Obama administration was very China friendly and gave China a free pass. The Dems are also giving NOKO a very free pass while there was a complete attack on Russia in Ukraine, Syria etc. America First means putting American Interests ahead of Saudi/Chinese/European Inter...
by Aditya_V
06 Dec 2017 13:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2260
Views: 350713

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Saurau Jha never said Akhash 1S has passive seeker, he said Akash NG has Active seeker, dual pulse motor etc. Having an active seeker means one can reduce the 55KG warhead weight of Akash to a smaller warhead with greater range. 55KG warhead with command guidance was chosen since the warhead blast e...
by Aditya_V
05 Dec 2017 15:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1737
Views: 298694

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion



The export versions of US weapons are not same as the US armed forces, especially given Israeli concerns, they will not work perfectly.
by Aditya_V
01 Dec 2017 10:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 976
Views: 68292

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

When will pakistan test these missiles? or will they be simply painted green and christened as Hyder Ali/Tipu/Aurangzeb? Seems like UBCN has stopped coverage of this part of world It depends on what the Chinese Govt thinks, are they willing to risk giving Pakis the Missiles and Nukes where they can...
by Aditya_V
30 Nov 2017 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1222
Views: 127730

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

That Punk does not deserve Brahmos especially since we do not enough of them in our inventory. I am sure we can get him by artillery.
by Aditya_V
30 Nov 2017 14:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1222
Views: 127730

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

manjgu wrote:as per TOI Hafiz arrested again under US presure.

I.e given the best security in Pak land
by Aditya_V
30 Nov 2017 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1325
Views: 110780

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Unfortunately, India has thrown money only to foreign entities and never in India to develop tech. Short term imported solutions have always been prepared.
by Aditya_V
30 Nov 2017 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1222
Views: 127730

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

He may be old but his son is ripe for targeting along with Grand kids, Pakistan is a Jihad factory and either we finish them or they will finish us, I think we are always reactionary which is our biggest problem. they need to be tackled at all levels and having a domestic MIC with ample amount of we...

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