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by kmc_chacko
16 Feb 2016 22:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 375
Views: 176702

Re: Can't join BRF due to no work/ISP email ? Read this.

Rahul Sir,

I want to my change my email to Gmail or Outlook what to do ?
by kmc_chacko
29 Jan 2016 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 246459

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

They have already pledged their fertile land, power, water & port to China through CPEC. what are they going to pledge next?
by kmc_chacko
28 Jan 2016 06:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 246459

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

GoI should list out Pakis Exports and give more concessions and subsidies for Exporting those items from India to those regions.
by kmc_chacko
12 Apr 2015 16:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

36 Rafaels in ready to fly condition and what about 126 MRCA programme? GoI brought initial 50 Su-30s with produced in Russia and brought in different batches. I feel Rafaels will go in that same line. Initial order of 36 in ready to fly condition, under MRCA order 18 produced by France after some m...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2015 08:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

Is there any possibility of increasing order for Rafale like Su-30. I would love to exchange Mirage rather upgrading it. Don't forget with 270+ Rafale & 270+ Su-30s and additional Mig-29s, Jaguars a strength of 600+ top line fighters have would made IAF a far far superior force for combined PLAF...
by kmc_chacko
18 Dec 2014 22:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 56384

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Why all the Chinese fighters photos are taken from inside the bushes ? so many open spaces are available nearer to the plane.
by kmc_chacko
18 Dec 2014 19:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 616741

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

To summarize the article: a) Arihant is a technology demonstrator and deterrence capability is limited. But we need more in same class. And Arihant and Aridhaman are way behind schedule. :shock: b) By the time, it reaches its assigned patrol area it will be short on fuel, so it will have return bac...
by kmc_chacko
18 Dec 2014 19:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 175982

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

:D :D Congrats ISRO
by kmc_chacko
06 Dec 2014 18:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: How to Make Pakistan Pay For Terror Activities
Replies: 64
Views: 2416

Re: How to Make Pakistan Pay For Terror Activities

There are some simple steps that GOI can take without depending on any MNC's etc to comply. Our biggest leverage over Pakistan is our far bigger economy and that should be exploited. Pakistan's 2 biggest exports of goods are Cotton and Basmati Rice. All GOI needs to do, is increase the export subsi...
by kmc_chacko
27 Nov 2014 08:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2647
Views: 258994

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

why don't we scrap FGFA project and concentrate on AMCA project ? As of now we can join PAKFA project and learn and discuss about ToT and build it in India. ToT will help us in developing AMCA & Advanced LCA projects. It is better to invest in local than in Russia. Just look at Russians utilized...
by kmc_chacko
26 Nov 2014 08:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

Since every one in NATO & USA friends except France are going for JSF or 5th Gen fighters. What will be the future of Rafael ? will there be a 5th Gen or it will be last French fighter as 5th Gen fighter need a huge investment and Rafael is not brought by any other nations and French finding it ...
by kmc_chacko
18 Nov 2014 06:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 108995

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Why DRDO is pursuing with Dhanush Missile for 350 kms while BrahMos is ranged 290 kms. they could have speed up Nirbhay missile R&D.
by kmc_chacko
14 Nov 2014 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

^^^^ You would still need multiple production lines to produce so many copies Bandar: Mig21 upgrade J-10: Lavi (either steal or sold from Israelis) J-11: Su-27 copy J-15: Su33 copy J-16: Su30MKK copy The J-16 is suppossed to be the most advanced of these and it lags considerably behind the Super Su...
by kmc_chacko
13 Nov 2014 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 182867

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

What is NaMo offering to Kashmir ?
by kmc_chacko
13 Nov 2014 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 106166

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

can anybody tell me how many nos of destroyer, frigate, Subs and other ships were required for IN in case of two front wars.
by kmc_chacko
13 Nov 2014 19:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 200621

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

What next for Natasha are they going to sell Mig 35 or Su 35 too ? :roll: .....but I would not be to worried the Porkis are broke. I will love to see Su-35s in PAF colors. 2-3 sq of Su-35s will destroy entire PAF. Pakistan which can't even properly maintain its F-16s and replace its outdated fighte...
by kmc_chacko
11 Nov 2014 07:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

So many fighters development programmes are running in China JF-17, J-10, J-11, J-15, J-16, J-20, J-31, is this possible?
by kmc_chacko
10 Nov 2014 08:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 826
Views: 109366

Re: Project 75I- It Begins

Who will bag the Rs 50,000-crore order for six submarines? It's a four-horse race Detailed article about the various contenders and their prospects for bagging this order. From the article:- Ironically, one of the seven shipyards shortlisted for this order, Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL), isn't quite enthu...
by kmc_chacko
10 Nov 2014 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.
Replies: 183
Views: 5584

Re: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.

Can anybody tell me how many Destroyers, Frigates, Minesweepers, Subs & other ships are required as minimum operational requirement.
and Are we nearer to it or just like IAF required 45sq and having 32sq
by kmc_chacko
10 Nov 2014 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.
Replies: 183
Views: 5584

Re: Priority Defence decisions for the new govt.

8. Large Order for more P28 and P28A (multi-role version ?) to replace aging ships. 9. Decide on a minesweeper/MCMV by yesterday . encourage private participation by split the order of P28A among Private Shipyards. Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has been preparing to be a manufacturer of minesweepers let t...
by kmc_chacko
03 Nov 2014 08:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

why induction of LCA is linked MRCA, AMCA, PAKFA & Mig upgrades. It should be added to force now as a fighter for keeping force level rather than a force multiplier.
by kmc_chacko
02 Nov 2014 21:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 56384

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

NRao wrote:ALL excellent news.

Now India has a goal post to aim for.

#GreatRoIForAMCA



I want to hit a goal & not to a goal post.
by kmc_chacko
02 Nov 2014 21:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

Can anybody can tell me composure of IAF by 2030. i.e., type of fighters & quantity
by kmc_chacko
02 Nov 2014 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 102958

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

till date i didn't understand why IAF insisting for upgraded Mig-21s, they could have replaced each with LCAs. This could have given encouragement to HAL, DRDO & NAL. If R&D and Induction had gone in parallel, I think by now LCA would have matured plane. IAF would have maintained a healthy f...
by kmc_chacko
02 Nov 2014 19:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 56384

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

what is going on . . . . . . :shock:
by kmc_chacko
30 Oct 2014 23:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

It's too expensive, the French aircraft. I would much rather spend the money building up research facilities for GaN and GaAs chips and fabs inside India, ultimately making the radar, than buying them outright. Can we start a campaign, online, or otherwise, on social media, that encourages the 20 b...
by kmc_chacko
29 Oct 2014 23:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 826
Views: 109366

Re: Project 75I- It Begins

IMO, an ideal path would be something like this: ⋅ 6 x P-75 Scorpene SSK w/ TOT ⋅ 6 x follow on P-75 indigenised Scorpene w/ large percentage of 'Made in India / Designed in India' components ⋅ 6 x P-75I SSK w/ TOT ⋅ 6 x follow on P-75I indigenised version w/...
by kmc_chacko
29 Oct 2014 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 826
Views: 109366

Re: Project 75I- It Begins

IN should go for 6 + 6 (additional) Amur 1650 with additional 6 Scorpene's 12 Amur + 12 Scorpene might reduced stress on underwater force of IN. Any tech aquired from these procurements should be used for future Indigenous conventional & Nuclear subs. IMO, an ideal path would be something like ...
by kmc_chacko
28 Oct 2014 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 826
Views: 109366

Re: Project 75I- It Begins

IN should go for 6 + 6 (additional) Amur 1650 with additional 6 Scorpene's 12 Amur + 12 Scorpene might reduced stress on underwater force of IN. Any tech aquired from these procurements should be used for future Indigenous conventional & Nuclear subs.
by kmc_chacko
07 Sep 2014 06:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 100890

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

DRDO should collaborate with some private companies for further & future development & testing of LCA rather than depending on HAL. Which i believe doesn't have time, Interest and resource for its development.
by kmc_chacko
27 Jan 2014 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 102958

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Let us form LCA Lobby Group and get Memorandum for "Induct Tejas into IAF in Large Quantity" signed by all forum members and forward it to MoD and ask/force/advice them to order IAF to buy Tejas Mk.1 in larger quantity at least 126 rather than 40 nos and cancel the MRCA project or cut down...
by kmc_chacko
26 Jan 2014 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 127016

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

I think IAF should buy MRCA in equal numbers of Su-30s i.e., 250+ as IAF think role of Tejas makes it a light fighter and can be brought between 200-250 It is better for IAF if they go for 270 nos each of Su-30, MRCA, Tejas replacing Mig-21s, Mirage and Mig-27s making total 45 sq (810 fighters) in ...
by kmc_chacko
26 Jan 2014 16:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 127016

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

we don't want Rafael or Typhoon any more, I am fed up of this MRCA project. by the time they sign contract, that fighter will become outdated and we will have to pay for MUL also. IAF should be satisfied with what it has it is not going to face any 5th generation fighters for next 10 years then why ...
by kmc_chacko
26 Jan 2014 14:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Republic day 2014
Replies: 92
Views: 3390

Re: Republic day 2014

Happy Republic Day every BRF members
by kmc_chacko
22 Jan 2014 08:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 127016

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

I think IAF should buy MRCA in equal numbers of Su-30s i.e., 250+ as IAF think role of Tejas makes it a light fighter and can be brought between 200-250 It is better for IAF if they go for 270 nos each of Su-30, MRCA, Tejas replacing Mig-21s, Mirage and Mig-27s making total 45 sq (810 fighters) in a...
by kmc_chacko
21 Jan 2014 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 549003

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^^ wow they are quite fast
by kmc_chacko
25 Dec 2013 12:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Merry X Mas to BRFites
Replies: 15
Views: 729

Re: Merry X Mas to BRFites

^^ +1
Merry Christmas to all :D :D
by kmc_chacko
18 Nov 2013 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1477
Views: 64261

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

we could have brought one of unfinished AC from Royal Navy

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