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by vijyeta
03 Aug 2011 03:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 931015

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Abuses hurled in Punjabi(apparently a reaction to a waving Indian sailor @2:30) and someone shouting "Ram it from the side..."
If this is how their Naval staff behaves, imagine the average bashinda from NWFP......
by vijyeta
31 Jul 2011 16:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 820083

Re: Indian Military Aviation

The MBDA website does not mention M2K as a possible Meteor platform

http://www.mbda-systems.com/products/air-dominance/meteor/26/
by vijyeta
31 Jul 2011 01:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 820083

Re: Indian Military Aviation

neerajb wrote:AFAIK IAF MiG-29s still use louvres, youtube videos of IAF birds confirm that. Following video shows @03:46 FOD screens retracting just after the landing gear leaves the ground.

Cheers....


The birds in this Video @03:46 are IAF? How do we know?
The trailing UB seems to have RuAF insignia.
by vijyeta
28 Jul 2011 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 184825

Re: Aircraft Recognition

SriniY wrote:https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/hnrnUG5fQUdl3pDH8u67Ug?feat=directlink

an old photo from RedFlag 2008. can someone confirm that it is a Su30


The link did not work.
by vijyeta
28 Jul 2011 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489202

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

True for Older Migs, but as this pic of KUB shows, it has 2 seats plus a bigger nose etc.. So i guess they must have improved the design. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/308484/Blog/20110727-MiG-29-K-KUB-IAF/20110727-Indian-Navy-MiG-29-K-MiG-29-KUB-03.JPEG Canopy design is surely different between UB and K...
by vijyeta
27 Jul 2011 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489202

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Periscope for the fellow in rear cockpit to see ahead... Apparently this is one of the mirrors and the second is in the cockpit. Interestingly, this is not present in IN's KUBs !! [url] http://lh5.ggpht.com/-SXl3RdmVBDc/Ti8Z052SaUI/AAAAAAAAC8Q/o9WFuZUZ05Y/s1600-h/20110727-Indian-Navy-MiG-29-K-MiG-2...
by vijyeta
04 Jul 2011 17:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 820083

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Kersi D wrote:.......What about my all time favourite MiG 21 ? What is/was the name given to it ?

Kersi


Mig 21 - Trishul?
by vijyeta
04 Jul 2011 09:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 844917

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

looking at it again, it is a shot of a display board and the grey patch is reflection of something, possibly a model TEL type vehicle. I have a little experience with image editing to say that this is definitely not an outright PS-job. The object in the ghost image towards the bottom seems to be th...
by vijyeta
27 May 2011 13:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699088

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

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Yeah its Apabhransh of Kripan[/quote]

Maybe not.
'Kripan' is pronounced/spelt in Punjabi as 'Kirpan'
by vijyeta
09 Feb 2011 21:30
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 179195

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Nice shot of the 'fire-brigade' Bullets... !
by vijyeta
27 Jan 2011 05:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 820083

Re: Indian Military Aviation

SaiK wrote:so, which ddm female to ride the smartest fighter?


Not happening.
The F-22 does not have a two-seat variant. All 'training' or 'type conversion' is done using Simulators.

However, I would love to see Barkha Dutt take it up on a one way mission.....
by vijyeta
21 Jan 2011 01:50
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620069

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Singha wrote:er to my knowledge none of the chinese flankers have TVC (?) .....


Correct
by vijyeta
20 Jan 2011 02:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 589903

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

maybe the battlefield command tanks that feature just radio masts and no gun...... Command tanks don't have a gun? Won't that make it easier to identify and take them out? I would say even the regular tanks should have just the 'antenna' to help the command tanks blend in. I think some allied comma...
by vijyeta
14 Dec 2010 19:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Design your own tank
Replies: 203
Views: 17351

Re: Design your own tank

My understanding of fuel cells is that , the scientists ultimate aim is to separate hydrogen from water to use it(hydrogen) as fuel.What we need to carry is only the agent to convert water into hydrogen.I don't thing the technology is so matured to do it. It's called Electrolysis. Theoretically, al...
by vijyeta
17 Nov 2010 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 366802

Re: International Military Discussion



This is the most elaborate account on the spetsnaz I have ever come across. Some of the data and details provided are amazing.

http://militera.lib.ru/research/suvorov6/index.html
by vijyeta
24 Aug 2010 19:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 868344

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

:D Nice read, The Hitchhiker's Guide to India's MMRCA Contract ✓ Checkout the Magnificent EF2K, Burners Hot ☀ Indeed it is quite Magnificent to see the Eurofighter accelerate vertically after take off , one of the most delightful sight with its full delta canard in sight . Was watching Farnborough ...
by vijyeta
31 May 2010 18:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 898235

Re: Indian Military Aviation

are the Ru's not offing the Kamova 50 in the attack helicopter tender While capable of taking quite a bit of punishment and able to carry quite a load, there is one fatal flaw in the Ka-50- its a single seater. The workload on a pilot who also has to be the gunner, while keeping an eye out for enem...
by vijyeta
22 Feb 2010 22:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520108

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Surya wrote:Years ago a smart BR webmaster noticed the AN 32's ability - After almost 8 yrs we get to see it :mrgreen:


This should not be a surprise - the IAF was also aware of the AN-12's potential as a bomber.
Here is the BR article -

http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Histo ... n-12s.html
by vijyeta
11 Feb 2010 23:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 660451

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

hope it doesn't get to have human feelings and emotions. :twisted: pilot - "...Readi for an early morning flight - mikhail (pakfa).." mikhail - "Not feeling good today, had an argument on TVC nozzle shape with Olga (upgraded su35 with AI parked nearby)... " pilot - " wat wa...
by vijyeta
02 Feb 2010 22:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 772978

Re: LCA news and discussion



Never seen so many jingos made happy by just one article (more orders for LCA and Akash).
by vijyeta
02 Feb 2010 21:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 717752

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/IAF-orders-another-750-Akash-surface-to-air-missiles/articleshow/5527577.cms IAF orders another 750 Akash surface-to-air missiles Great news. Good to see that DRDO stuck to it's guns and improved the system after the difficult intial period of development. I...
by vijyeta
28 Jan 2010 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489202

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

....The other thing AFAIK is that with weapon locating radars an artillery piece has to fire just one shell and the enemy radar will pinpoint it and a volley of retaliatory fire can destroy your artillery piece unless you scoot pronto. Brig Chittaranjan Sawant would call it 'Daago aur Bhaago' in de...
by vijyeta
26 Jan 2010 03:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 427153

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

AFAIR Fighters - starting with F (Flanker, Flogger, Fishbed) Bombers - starting with B (Bear, Backfire) Transports - starting with C (Candid, Condor) Helicopters - starting with H (Hind, Havoc) Others - starting with M (Midas, Mainstay) Submarines - Starting with A ...Oh... and B and C... Wonder wh...
by vijyeta
26 Jan 2010 00:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 427153

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

sumshyam wrote:Again from KEYPUBLISHING FORUM ::

Callsign for T-50 during the first flight - "Fiery"


Callsign? :D Is NATO prescribing call signs now?
Sounds more like their name for the T-50.
Fits in well with foxbat,fulcrum, flanker....
by vijyeta
25 Jan 2010 20:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 1730 at Macdonald, CST?
Replies: 12
Views: 1899

Re: 1730 at Macdonald, CST?

Nice bandaar. Seems to be a tail-less with kaan-ard configuration.
by vijyeta
25 Jan 2010 20:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 1730 at Macdonald, CST?
Replies: 12
Views: 1899

Re: 1730 at Macdonald, CST?

Yes, bring along some IB4TLs
by vijyeta
22 Jan 2010 20:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 427153

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

THE PAK FA http://themostfeared.blogspot.com/2010/01/pak-fa-or-jxx.html Et tu ....? For once, upon a raw and gusty day, The fabled F22 trembling in it's wings, PAKFA said to it, 'Dar'st thou, F22, now Leap in with me into this angry vortex And fly to yonder point?' Upon the word, Challenged as it w...
by vijyeta
07 Jan 2010 20:34
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620069

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Shankar wrote: One of the most well kept secrets of the navy was the thrust vectoring capability of the second batch of Mig 29K/UB .....


"....rolling drums"..... another prediction - let's see if this turns out to be as accurate as Arihant = Akula II
by vijyeta
07 Jan 2010 18:11
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 620069

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Shankar wrote:On the flight deck the first of the 8 Mig 29K fitted with thrust vectoring engines and ....


Mig 29k with TVC ??
by vijyeta
01 Nov 2009 01:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 427153

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

negi wrote:Pardon me but the fore section resembles th head of a toad and scaly rendering of fuselage reminds me of a lizard. :mrgreen:


If it does not fly well, they will cook it.
by vijyeta
01 Nov 2009 00:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1090594

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Igorr, What in the world are those white circles on the radome for - around 2:06 i think? Anybody? CM. Could be linked to radar performance/testing. I have heard references to anti-static paint/material which is applied like this to radomes - in both civil and mil craft ( Since the radome 'shell' i...
by vijyeta
31 Oct 2009 10:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 898235

Re: Indian Military Aviation

The P-8I will replace the Tu-142, so that chapter seems closed. In any case, the Blackjack was not designed as an MR platform - I cannot imagine it trying to ping a sub. (Buzz a carrier, yes - but even su24s and Bears can do that it seems :D ). It can be an advantage against the northern adventurer,...
by vijyeta
31 Oct 2009 09:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1090594

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

ok, discussion threads are not just for discussion, one can post links of different systems being used by armed forces in relevant thread and its perfectly legal i don't disturb anyone who is discussing something and many people don't like discussion instead they just want to get more knowledge abo...
by vijyeta
31 Oct 2009 08:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 898235

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Does India have the Tu -160? I believe there was some talk of India getting long range bombers from Russia. The Blackjack is a strategic asset for the Russkies. I doubt if it will ever be exported. On the other hand, even if we get it - what are we going to do with it? Where is the strategic ambiti...
by vijyeta
29 Oct 2009 04:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520108

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Gagan wrote:Image


It works both ways, the kids can also go back and boast about the pic with GI Joe
by vijyeta
20 Oct 2009 09:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1520108

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

shameekg wrote:Any idea why the forward fuselage doors on the Il-76 are open in this pic?


The Yanks wanted some fresh air.

IL76 front fuselage doors can be used as exit points during para-drops.

Watch this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPIGOjEPrto

See what happens from 1:26 to 1:38
by vijyeta
18 Oct 2009 07:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 370640

Re: Deterrence

Do a little thought experiment and explain to me why speed of light will be the same no matter speed and direction of your motion? You are trying to propose your own theory of deterrence to replace a cold war tested theory of deterrence. Why do we need to assume that the theory is 'proven' and 'tes...

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