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by karan_mc
15 Feb 2020 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2610
Views: 718056

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Is this true? Click on the link below to read the entire thread.... https://twitter.com/Aerodynamic111/status/1228627235025764355?s=20 ---> India’s plans of 2018 to equip its MKI and indigenous Tejas wth Meteor BVRAAM after MBDA France informed the govt that they would not integrate their weapon on...
by karan_mc
12 Jan 2020 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2337
Views: 675123

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Click on the link below and read the entire thread. Gurus, kindly review for veracity...as a previous tweet of his was debunked on BRF. https://twitter.com/Aerodynamic111/status/1214426584704114690 ---> Dr. Girsh S Deodhare, Director of the ADA has confirmed that India is working on the development...
by karan_mc
04 Jan 2020 08:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 745
Views: 207030

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Interesting to see what engines they have in mind. It can't be two F-414s or even F-404s if they are looking at modified MWF. Two F125INs or HTFE-25++ ? 24 tonne aircraft powered by Two F125INs which has combined Wet thrust of only 56kN , HTFE-25 is worse just 50kN ??, Don't think so . F404-IN20 wi...
by karan_mc
04 Jan 2020 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 35242

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

So how many TEDBF can a 60k ton AC carry using a ski jump (assuming this to be the case) ? ., offhand it feels the TEDBF is more suited for an equally beefy nuclear 100,000 ton super AC with EMALS ! Vikramaditya can carry 24 Mig-29K, Since TEDBF is in same league as Mig-29k then on Vishal maybe max...
by karan_mc
04 Jan 2020 08:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 35242

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

Info on TEDBF. Please click on the link below and read the twitter thread.... https://twitter.com/Aerodynamic111/status/1213081322639376384?s=20 Duffer copied an idrw article which is 100% speculative in nature and made into an Twitter thread . This YouTube Defence experts and Twitter OSNITS are mo...
by karan_mc
16 Sep 2017 09:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1196581

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

I didn't make false Proposition that it was S-400 Class SAM System .When Jha said it is S-400 class SAM System , then it will obviously will to lead Speculation that DRDO is talking about Multiple SAM with Varying Range which they are working on . How do you define a SAM system as S-400 Class ?? Ob...
by karan_mc
12 Sep 2017 08:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1196581

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Initial report was SAM System with range of 150km and later DRDO people said it is 250km SAM System . but Now Jha says it will be S-400 Class which means 400+ km ??? You are unnecessarily creating a false proposition! DRDO only said it is developing 300 km SAM as well as 300 km AAM. When officials ...
by karan_mc
10 Sep 2017 20:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1196581

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Initial report was SAM System with range of 150km and later DRDO people said it is 250km SAM System . but Now Jha says it will be S-400 Class which means 400+ km ??? How does that mean its 400+ km..? S400 is not one missile system but mixture of a bunch of them, isn't it..? Is it possible (or rathe...
by karan_mc
10 Sep 2017 12:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1196581

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Apologies if posted earlier. Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 Sep 8 DRDO is also developing a very long range SAM in the S-400 class, called XRSAM. Can we do it on our own when we needed Israeli help for MRSAM/LRSAM? Initial report was SAM System with range of 150km and later DRDO people said it is 250km SAM ...
by karan_mc
12 Apr 2015 13:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 183755

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

^ IIRC the F3R is still under works. The one missing capability for IAF Rafales, and an uber capability at that will be the lack of the Meteor integration - sucks! I wish they would push for this even more than the M88 @ 9tons. By the way, does anyone have an idea where the first Rafales will be ba...
by karan_mc
11 Apr 2015 11:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 183755

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Modi is visiting Germany next , Hope they do not protest . off the shelf EF might be Cheaper
by karan_mc
08 Apr 2015 17:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 209163

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Bheeshma wrote:Let the Swordfish-2 be ready first. No news about it. 1500 km will let us monitor into Iran and persian gulf.


It should be ready when Phase-II of India's BDM is ready
by karan_mc
08 Apr 2015 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 352302

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

further fighting will not be tolerated - admin
by karan_mc
01 Apr 2015 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1052104

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

GTRE and Klimov agree to develop Multi-Axis Thrust Vectoring Nozzle

Why Backdoor Talks with Russians ? Wasn't AMCA engine coming from GE ?
by karan_mc
09 Mar 2015 12:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 194659

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Saw this on idrw.org. Not sure what sense to make of it. The data in this shows that our LCA is no match even for the bandar :cry: What does the Gurus' analysis say? http://idrw.org/archives/59478 Prof. Prodyut Das / Former Professor Mechanical Engineering IIT Kanpur Author has been strong LCA hate...
by karan_mc
02 Feb 2015 12:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 209163

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

SS-18 compared to Agni-V is Smokeless after separation of Gas generator , Better Propellant Perhaps ?
by karan_mc
12 Jan 2015 13:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 183755

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Parrikar writing a letter to his French counterpart asking where is their Negotiation team and when will it come to India suggests French are not serious and Deal is Gone case .
by karan_mc
09 Jan 2015 08:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 183755

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Su-35 or Super 30 could be good enough , IAF can also look into Air force variant of Mki-29k .
by karan_mc
20 Nov 2014 18:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 209163

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

. again Defense News Report on India's indigenous Cruise Missile Defence (CMD) Program DRDO claims that the Interceptor when ready will be able to detect and track a Cruise Missile right from the launch phase with the help of the Akshadeep Aerostat system which is currently being developed by Aeria...
by karan_mc
16 Nov 2014 18:48
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 18876

Re: Aero India 2015

In 2011 , i was General Visitor but i could see every one wondering around and was able to check out all stalls other then Aircraft display area , but was surprised that another guy who i came in contact in Aero India managed to sneak in when a VVIP was heading to aircraft display area and was able ...
by karan_mc
07 Nov 2014 19:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 87732

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Victor wrote:That 'thing' is almost twice the size of Brahmos. Does it look like it can fit in the belly of a Su-30?


This might give us some idea , it looks pretty similar in length .

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by karan_mc
18 Aug 2014 17:05
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 783498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Kalyani Group is working on ultra-light howitzers , i think i have read some where it will be ready in 2015

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by karan_mc
02 Jul 2014 09:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 243808

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

So New Production line in India only for 62 fighters ??
by karan_mc
17 Jun 2014 15:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 183547

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel was offering JV on Helicopters , Was he talking about New Variant of Apache ??
by karan_mc
16 Jun 2014 20:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 183547

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

114 LCH , 39 Apaches n 60 Rudra will make IA most formidable force but isn't too much for Western Sector
by karan_mc
16 Jun 2014 15:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 183547

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Aditya_V wrote:Is it 39+22 Apaches? or is it a total of 39. Hope the army aviation corps cordinates with AF well during times of war.


Total 39 , 17 will be under IA and 22 Under IAF but under IA command .
by karan_mc
14 Jun 2014 16:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 352302

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

The Sukhoi-30MKI, a heavier and, therefore, more expensive fighter that HAL builds in Nashik, currently costs the IAF more than Rs 400 crore ($65 million) each. Tejas MK-1 --- $26 million a fighter JF-17 Thunder--- $23-24 million per aircraft Article dated January 11, 2014 http://www.business-stand...
by karan_mc
14 Jun 2014 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 352302

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

I had read some where that Pak-fa due to delays in agreement with india it is unlikely india will get Pak-Fa in 2015 , and HAL have said it will take 8 Years to develop FGFA , So Its seems like Repeat of story everyone is familiar of Russian Selling us first Su-30K and then after 7 years came Sukhoi...
by karan_mc
13 Jun 2014 14:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 352302

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

We are already in middle of 2014 and we still have no agreement with Russians , So how will India get Pak-Fa Prototype in 2015 ??
by karan_mc
13 Jun 2014 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 352302

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

@ Austin Ji , Also Highlight What IAF said . “We have a major opportunity in the FGFA program,” Indian air force (IAF) Deputy Chief Air Marshal S. Sukumar says. However, “at the moment it is not very much in favor of Indian development. We are flagging it through the government. It should be much mo...
by karan_mc
03 Nov 2013 10:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 484372

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

OT: vic, what is the LCA-AJT project? Any links? I think your post and mine belong to a different thread. I think he is referring to DRDO proposed LIFT (Lead in Fighter Trainer ) AJT some years back , which was trimmed down variant of LCA . but that Proposal and even that of Hal's AJT was rejected ...
by karan_mc
27 Oct 2013 08:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 231158

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Spotted Nirbhay Launcher , When is the Second test ?

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by karan_mc
26 Oct 2013 22:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 14230

Re: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion

Instead of Su-35 how about Super Su 30 MKI ? , or Second hand Mirages 2000 ?
by karan_mc
26 Oct 2013 21:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 14230

Re: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion

Plan B should be 50 MKI direct import and 40 more orders for Tejas MK-1
by karan_mc
25 Oct 2013 21:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 231158

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

First News Reports mentioned that Aakash, Prahar missiles to be displayed at Seoul Aero Show

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Then later other articles, post this article mentioned Pragati Missiles, so its a Downscaled variant for Export .

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