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by nits
29 Nov 2018 22:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

How Flying Daggers squadron of IAF is soaring with the Tejas Today, the Flying Daggers squadron proudly stands as a hallmark of indigenisation, scripting new lessons in raising, maintaining and operating the Tejas, a desi flying machine that has caught the imagination of the nation. The team is now...
by nits
29 Nov 2018 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Process on induction of 231 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is in pipeline - Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa Process on induction of 231 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is in pipeline. We are supposed to induct a number of fighters .We have floated request for information (RFI) for 114 fighter aircraft. There was...
by nits
20 Nov 2018 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1566
Views: 224885

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

Indian express has published IAF officer questioning in Supreme Court - https://indianexpress.com/article/india/rafale-supreme-court-hearing-5450764/ This is how the conversation occurred in the Supreme Court: CJI: What is the latest fighter aircraft being inducted in the IAF? ACAS: Su30MKI. Ongoing...
by nits
16 Nov 2018 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 939
Views: 144524

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Gurus - Alike IAF; what is approved squadron strength of Navy and how much do we actually have as that will determine how many aircraft we will end up buying / producing in years to come
by nits
15 Nov 2018 19:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 767
Views: 86198

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

3 squads of 5++ gen fighter jets - most likely a gov-gov. Either Russkies or Khans, but most likely, Dassault/franco-german with DRDO combines? Unlikely, the Dassault-Airbus thing is still a paper project with plenty of issues to be sorted out before they can even start development. (See: Export co...
by nits
13 Nov 2018 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

First post on page 1 of this thread is getting long. I will put everything onto a spreadsheet and host on BR server. But wherever the file sits, I want it to be able to be easily edited by any of the mods. So when a correction or addition is to be made, it can be done right away. Perhaps Google Doc...
by nits
12 Nov 2018 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 809
Views: 143271

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Kakarat wrote:I can confirm from Defexpo 2018 that the MDL Model is final and it is flush deck. The rails on the model are the peace time rails for allowing movement on the deck and not permanent ones


Sir any pic we have in public domain
by nits
06 Nov 2018 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

good to hear about 3rd line being operational; may be 3 years down the line we can use half capacity of 3rd line for exports...
by nits
30 Oct 2018 12:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1962
Views: 251665

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Kashi wrote:Why did we have this brilliant idea of inviting Trump in the first place?


Now interesting thing to note will be who will GOI invite now as no country will like to be 2nd choice for guest as Trump has declined

Big Egos
by nits
24 Oct 2018 13:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1566
Views: 224885

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

Didn't saw that coming: - France unveils model of the Next Generation Fighter that will replace Rafale :P Tail less https://fighterjetsworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/France-New-Generation-Fighter-jet-d.jpg The well-known French company Dassault used this year’s Euronaval 2018 exhibition to dis...
by nits
07 Oct 2018 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Image

5 should be able to cover both borders...
by nits
05 Oct 2018 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Gyan wrote:Roughly 3 years for first delivers.


2 years as per media reports IMHO
by nits
30 Sep 2018 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1095
Views: 109127

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Hypothetical situation - Maldievs total debt from China is US$1.2bn. Can India pay it to Maldives for China payoff and take joint control of some island - more of a partnership based model so that model is diff from china's... We have provided Billion plus to couple of countries in past also and abo...
by nits
28 Sep 2018 15:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1566
Views: 224885

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

Though all this is political but i think Cong has some baseless sensational stuff with them which they will reveal once LS elections are near; else they would not have started making all this noise from now considering janta has very short memory and ppl will forget about it by the time elections co...
by nits
25 Sep 2018 15:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

hmm; enemy may fire during Night, Day, cloudy, Rainy at time of his choosing; so we may need testing in all this conditions
by nits
24 Sep 2018 13:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

From tech perspective; does it matter night or day time for missile defence ?
by nits
21 Sep 2018 16:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Got few images https://i0.wp.com/missilethreat.csis.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Indian_Web.png?ssl=1 http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2gbEB66Zhmo/U6qFB92rH4I/AAAAAAAAAn8/8UBM8jA2yg4/s1600/Agni_Info.jpg http://content.icicidirect.com/mailimages/AeroDefence-2.jpg
by nits
21 Sep 2018 16:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

with so many missiles now operational / proved / to be operational; do we have any image which shows all current / under test / future missiles in one single page along with there range ?
by nits
25 Jul 2018 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1962
Views: 251665

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I am more worried that what has Khan got promised in return?
by nits
24 Jul 2018 12:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 197787

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

this kutta getting what he richly deserved albeit by other sets of criminals -- ibnlive -- Washington: The US authorities refused to comment today on media reports that Pakistani-American convict in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case David Coleman Headley was battling for his life after being attac...
by nits
09 Jul 2018 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2337
Views: 383219

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Almost a month of Governor Rule; it was expected forces will go all out on terrorist and on anti-national elements but nothing in media of that sort...

Either its not happening or happening but not reported ?
by nits
04 Jul 2018 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

it will be a beauty to watch for sure... AMCA needs to be reality soon
by nits
29 Jun 2018 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1962
Views: 251665

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^^ We need to team up with China in terms of Payment to Iran and should not stop buying oil from them because uncle wants it... What is the biggest so called co-operqation we are getting from them which will stop... Its more of a FB friendship which is displayed between US and India without any sus...
by nits
27 Jun 2018 16:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1449
Views: 187986

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

what next now - stop sending tourist to Banana Republic ?
by nits
19 Jun 2018 13:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1095
Views: 109127

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

UNSC non-permanent seat: India voted against Maldives, ensured it lost :D Diplomatic sources told ToI that India didn't just vote for Indonesia but also worked to ensure that its hostile Indian Ocean neighbour fared poorly in the election. Indonesia finally trumped Male's bid for the Asia-Pacific s...
by nits
31 May 2018 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5453
Views: 509015

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

habal wrote:Chinese CIPS is an option for cross border settlement or payment can be made in Yuan which is freely convertible and IMF accepted as statutory reserve currency.


will be like rubbing Salt on top of injury maasa is having by us buying SXXX; Ego hurt :) :)
by nits
30 Apr 2018 15:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 946
Views: 120655

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Interesting maritime tracking website to watch. You can zoom in and out. Note the live traffic monitoring of tankers and other maritime vessels along India's western coastline as compared to k'rachi. Note total absence of traffic (source or destination) at g'wadar. No wonder the chinis are deeply i...
by nits
30 Apr 2018 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Kartik wrote:Just a lovely shot

Image


If Tejas had a twitter account - he would have posted this pic with Title - "Flying with Big Brother"
by nits
27 Apr 2018 14:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

small correction- 120 Bison, ~30 MiG-21bis. But fewer Jaguars, approx. 120 and 63 MiG-29s. 100 odd Hawks would add a useful CAS ability when armed with Brimstone and ASRAAM for some measure of self-protection. Thanks. I meant Bison only when I wrote Bis. I get confused between the two often. I thou...
by nits
27 Apr 2018 13:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Gurus - Once S-400 comes in - will it be under IAF or under Strategic Forces Command ?
by nits
26 Apr 2018 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2985
Views: 625919

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

At 6 sorties per day x 6 days , that's 250-300 fighter aircraft at least participating. That's an appreciable amount of aircraft life invested for this exercise. I hope with so many flight in air - PAF AWACS system didn't crashed tracking so many fighters near the western Border ( Pun intended) . t...
by nits
25 Apr 2018 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2003
Views: 366465

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

i believe next time it will not take 9 months as we have a framework ready; a broad plan in place and we know how to get it done in real time...And with Lesson Learn implemented this can reduce down to a month in long run First time is always going to be long - but post that we know how things are t...
by nits
25 Apr 2018 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2003
Views: 366465

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

The report says - IAF took nine months to prepare for GaganShakti-2018. Its like a War Like scenario

Is this time justified or situation will differ when actual war scenario arise ?
by nits
25 Apr 2018 12:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2003
Views: 366465

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

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) closely monitored different aspects of the Indian Air Force’s Gaganshakti-2018 exercise that concluded in the eastern sector on Sunday, said people involved in the drills. “Gaganshakti-2018 was the biggest IAF exercise ever and the PLAAF kept a...
by nits
23 Apr 2018 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5453
Views: 509015

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Philip wrote:The PM's visit to China is going to be a game-changing summit between the two leaders of the world's most populous nations.In the announced mano-a- mano closed door meetings between the two, without aides


Both know english as common language i presume
by nits
23 Apr 2018 13:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2003
Views: 366465

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

BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKIs hit bull’s eye as Gaganshakti-2018 concludes Chinese will gain entry closer to the Indian waters. Su-30MKIs fitted with BrahMos missiles carried out strikes in the Malacca Straits which will be the entry point of the Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region. The aircra...
by nits
23 Apr 2018 13:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5088
Views: 969604

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

BrahMos-equipped Su-30MKIs hit bull’s eye as Gaganshakti-2018 concludes Chinese will gain entry closer to the Indian waters. Su-30MKIs fitted with BrahMos missiles carried out strikes in the Malacca Straits which will be the entry point of the Chinese military in the Indian Ocean region. The aircra...
by nits
19 Apr 2018 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2003
Views: 366465

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

Wargame wins praise from unlikely quarters The immense scope, dimension and huge effort that has gone into the ongoing Indian Air Force’s (IAF) war exercise Gagan Shakti, possibly IAF’s biggest till date, has drawn grudging but effusive praise from unlikely quarters — the state-run Chinese media. I...
by nits
07 Apr 2018 13:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4274
Views: 389524

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Country-wide IAF exercise to prepare for two-front threat posed by China, Pakistan The exercise will be conducted in two separate phases for western and northern borders across India and deep over the Indian waters. More than 15,000 IAF personnel, including 300 officers, will move from their bases ...

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