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by Nitesh
28 Nov 2015 07:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 350593

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Upgraded-Arjun-Mark-II-tanks-undergoing-trial-at-Pokhran/articleshow/49927598.cms Sources said, the automotive trials will test the new suspension of the tank designed to handle weight up to 70 tonne. The engine will be from the same German parentage. T...
by Nitesh
26 Nov 2015 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1506
Views: 263850

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -3

Was this just to test ejection mechanism only? Or complete missile test
by Nitesh
22 Nov 2015 10:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 432847

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Cross post:

Missile test successful for AAD

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyd ... 905298.ece
by Nitesh
10 Nov 2015 06:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion
Replies: 365
Views: 75259

Re: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion

Thakur sahab, it is private cloud :D it seems to be running on defense network.
by Nitesh
24 Oct 2015 15:44
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4456
Views: 637384

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Defence-ministry-approves-induction-of-women-fighter-pilots-in-Indian-Air-Force/articleshow/49516288.cms NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force will now have women as fighter pilots. The ministry of defence on Saturday approved the induction of women into the fighte...
by Nitesh
09 Oct 2015 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 242810

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

chaanakya wrote:Is it possible for Tejas to fly during RD2016. I think some of the Test planes are up to the task. That should increase the sale of Burnol.

I guess single engine planes are not allowed due to safety concerns, but still a very good idea
by Nitesh
18 Sep 2015 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 161267

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

It seems bigger attack,TV news was claiming that 7-10 <pick you choice> entered PAF residentail area, and then news was coming that 5 have been killed and operation over :)
by Nitesh
14 Sep 2015 13:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 991602

Re: Small Arms Thread

It should have been phrased like : On 1 September Gen Singh, accompanied by Lieutenant General Sanjay Kulkarni, Director General Infantry (DGI), visited the RFI and personally conducted supervised the 'water' and 'mud' tests on the rifle, which it reportedly cleared. Both officers also proposed ergo...
by Nitesh
14 Sep 2015 10:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 425362

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^^
All top leadership in one place? I mean isn't all top leadership should not travel in one plane correct? Doesn't the same applies to ship?
by Nitesh
08 Sep 2015 22:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1163
Views: 196382

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

After recent decision of BSNL making 2mbps bw minimum for all users, what will happen after a user crosses FUP limit (75 GB). Will the speed remain at 2mbps or will it curtail down further?
by Nitesh
28 Aug 2015 10:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3972
Views: 326209

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Ajay Shukla reports: http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/moscow-confused-as-iaf-puts-fifth-generation-fighter-on-back-burner-to-buy-rafale-115082800035_1.html Business Standard also learns the IAF has vetoed a Russian offer to co-develop a fifth-generation engine for the FGFA. T...
by Nitesh
20 Aug 2015 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 36027

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

x post

rats have been released from house arrest, can't understand what is going on

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/kashmiri-separ ... lks-643537
by Nitesh
17 Aug 2015 14:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 242810

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Sorry, but in case if IAF orders more MK1/Mk1A, do we have agreement to get extra engines at same spec at same price, or this needs to be negotiated separately, and GE may not hold the same prices, another issue in the making.
by Nitesh
14 Aug 2015 10:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 242810

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Is the change of attitude stems from French refusing to integrate Astra with Rafale:
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/495 ... tions.html
by Nitesh
03 Aug 2015 10:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4334
Views: 762142

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

Guru log, so Nag will come with which seeker? MMW or IIR
by Nitesh
30 Jun 2015 22:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 242810

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

✈Anantha Krishnan M✈ ‏@writetake 1h1 hour ago Move to close Tejas project in the recent past? Stand-by for an interesting story. #Tejas #ADA #IAF #HAL Full report http://www.oneindia.com/india/we-survived-strong-moves-close-tejas-project-2007-subramanyam-1793008.html Bengaluru, June 30: Outgoing Di...
by Nitesh
10 Jun 2015 13:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 41439

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

Here now, the same photo with the faces blurred

https://twitter.com/SandeepUnnithan/sta ... 24/photo/1

It is being said that SDRE Dhruv was part of operation
by Nitesh
10 Jun 2015 10:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 41439

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

In my view, just name of unit might have been good, so bad guys before taking up any hit operation against army, will know the big daddy will come and kick them. Pictures of actual guys, hmmm little risky, specially after amymen's families have been hit previously
by Nitesh
10 Jun 2015 09:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 41439

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

Why releasing pics of the men involved in this operation? Isn't this puts the families of these guys in line of danger? We are dealing with worst kind of scums here, they will try to target the families of men in kaluchak type incident.
by Nitesh
09 Jun 2015 22:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 41439

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

In paki side, anyone and everyone is enemy, just hit them with precision bombs.
by Nitesh
03 Jun 2015 09:42
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Brig. RayC RIP
Replies: 90
Views: 15677

Re: Brig. RayC RIP

Bhagwan aapki atma ko shanti de sir.
by Nitesh
01 Jun 2015 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4334
Views: 762142

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

This is big game changer http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/boost-for-defence-manufacturing-government-provides-private-firms-level-playing-field-with-defence-psus/articleshow/47499329.cms As a major game-changer, the government has withdrawn excise and customs duty exemptions presentl...
by Nitesh
20 May 2015 15:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 205679

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

depends of the amount of wastage they charge. If it is less than normal jewellery shop, they will deposit old ornaments, wait till they collect enough money and earn interest and buy new jewellery later. Also since the interest can be in terms of gold, they can treat it like savings. Thanks kvragha...
by Nitesh
20 May 2015 10:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 205679

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Will any woman will apart away with gold jewellery? Especially when they know that it is going to get melted.
by Nitesh
20 May 2015 10:01
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 991602

Re: Small Arms Thread

This news is confusing, so we will not be going ahead with new rifles at all, or will not be going with imported ones :). MCIWS is winner?
by Nitesh
07 May 2015 10:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3962
Views: 258624

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Guru log, is Akash capable of stopping Nasr?
by Nitesh
06 May 2015 14:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 205679

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

vina wrote:
GST bill passed in lok sabha

To get stuck in the Rajya Sabha ?

Hopefully No :)
by Nitesh
28 Apr 2015 09:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 145770

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

What if pakis do what they do best, they ask China to start construction, once finished, they refuse to pay. What china can do in such scenario?
by Nitesh
26 Apr 2015 19:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 425362

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Why import "composite material"? Isn't we are supposed to be self sufficient in this arena? Or Naval composite materials are different from what we have worked for LCA's?
by Nitesh
24 Apr 2015 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1142
Views: 229868

Re: Project 75I- It Begins

Sorry if it sounds rhetorical, but with Arihant can we assume that we have mastered key subsystems like sub propeller design, propulsion, combat management system? What will be turbine here? The marine kaveri? Tt was tested for 12 MW power http://www.indiastrategic.in/topstories257.htm
by Nitesh
17 Apr 2015 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3979
Views: 242810

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

One question: In case some how we increase the order of LCA MK1, can we order more engines at the same price points that has been agreed previously? Will that become an sticking point in some time with associated delivery issues
by Nitesh
16 Apr 2015 15:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4383
Views: 330186

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Why only 5 year deal? Isn't one reactor is supposed to be up and running for 40-50 years time, or this fuel is just for making fuel bank for getting rid of sanctions
by Nitesh
13 Apr 2015 20:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 235959

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

By any chance these 36 Rafales meant to be for SFC, thus freeing the SU from that role
by Nitesh
12 Apr 2015 13:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 235959

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

Karan Boss, got the point.
by Nitesh
12 Apr 2015 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 235959

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

Look at the context please.. TOT is often seen by many as some boost to local industry, makes us on par with world powers etc. That is clearly wrong and which is where its a "sham" etc. IOW, Rafale TOT doesn't mean India can make local F-22s. However TOT is vital for local sustainment. Sp...
by Nitesh
12 Apr 2015 10:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 235959

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

We have seen many posts in BR lamenting how we get fleeced in the fancy terminology of ToT and how it is sham and all, but here again we are ready to plunge in to that, what makes us so sure that this time it will be different.

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