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by Srivastav
04 Aug 2009 01:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 790852

Re: LCA news and discussion

^^ On BR we always go in circles, and this current bout of beleiving DDM and waiting to hear the death knell for LCA has happened many times before and will happen again in the future. Only the people and timing changes, while issues remains the same. It eventually stops for a little while cuz some ...
by Srivastav
26 Jul 2009 14:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 166791

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

i was just thinking about Austin saaar's location where it said something about yuri dolgorukiy.....

edit: ahhh i see it is different now.
by Srivastav
26 Jul 2009 10:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 166791

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ
tat savitur vareṇyaṃ
bhargo devasya dhīmahi
dhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt
by Srivastav
22 Jul 2009 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 509777

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

sir with all due respect, muscle strength doesnt mean having huge muscles. That is a myth. In my jiujitsu/catch wrestling classes there were these vietnamese kids who were half my size(not literally) and would lift me up in air and then slam me on the ground with ease. Whereas a couple of my buffed ...
by Srivastav
22 Jul 2009 06:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 509777

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Saar we are SDRE onlee, now the ameri-khans are the original TFTA. on a serious note, size of muscles or the girth of ones limb are not the right way to meausre strength. Big muscles are more or less a cosmetic thing. If you really want to see strength and endurance go and look at the life style of ...
by Srivastav
21 Jul 2009 12:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 906910

Re: Small Arms Thread

ive seen pics of INSAS with picatinny rails. ill try and find one for you.
by Srivastav
21 Jul 2009 12:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 281
Views: 16223

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Are we getting one or two? Why is there any confusion in the public media and why has the number been debated on BR? I've already asked this question a few posts earlier. You read it too. Your argument was that we should be happy we are getting anything at all because nobody else gives us anything ...
by Srivastav
11 Jul 2009 08:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 361
Views: 25327

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Khukri sahab, i hope this is true, but as you already know DDM tends to "find" these anonymous MOD sources from time to time just to make their stories look valid.
by Srivastav
26 Jun 2009 08:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 906910

Re: Small Arms Thread

I have been to the OFB website, the choices they have can be counted on the fingers of my hand. Indian army does not have much choice as far as OFB produce is concerned. IF INSAS is so good, why no country other than Nepal bought it. 2 reasons (my personal opinion.) Case 1- Nations which can afford...
by Srivastav
25 Jun 2009 07:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 906910

Re: Small Arms Thread

Srivastav - Nothing Personal, From your words it seems, you are taking an extreme position. ....... We have to come out of this socialist mindset of "Bit of extravagance amounts to luxury". It is the life of soldiers we are talking about. iam just stating the reason given for non full aut...
by Srivastav
25 Jun 2009 06:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 25304

Re: LCA news and discussion

how about you read skrishna's post on the top of this page ......and if you really wanna learn read the aero india thread where kprasad, rakall etc have done awesome work.
by Srivastav
25 Jun 2009 04:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 906910

Re: Small Arms Thread

here we go agian As Rayc has said before, (correct me if iam wrong) one of the reasons we dont use full auto is so that our soldiers dont waste ammo, also one doesnt need to be like John Rambo to be effective. The pics you saw of chinese soldiers are pretty much for PR and the bullpup design is not ...
by Srivastav
23 Jun 2009 15:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 251481

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

rajpa sir i dont get a virus or trojan warning through my anti virus but still precaution is better than cure.
by Srivastav
23 Jun 2009 14:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 251481

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

For those who are looking for a healthy discussion, here is a link from the question hour of the lok sabha, where the then defense misnister specifically mentions the number of deceased in kargil. http://164.100.24.208/lsq/quest.asp?qref=51302 (some members might be getting a virus/trojan warning fr...
by Srivastav
23 Jun 2009 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 251481

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Aha.. so your logic is ..India fired 50000 shells and PA fired 5000 shells so PA casualties should be more !! and 1 IAF bombing run = 50 paki dead !! One liners with no substance behind them neither strengthen youre point nor weaken my stand on this issue. 1 IAF run doesnt equal 50 paki dead, but 5...
by Srivastav
23 Jun 2009 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 251481

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Srivastava.. what do you want to hear.. that we killed 10000 pakis and lost only 10?? whay are you so apprehensive if somebody is questioning the figures?? i think all of us want to hear the truth ( which is impossible to arrive at IMHO) ..thats all. I dont know the true figures ... but atleast log...
by Srivastav
23 Jun 2009 12:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1345
Views: 251481

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

seriously though why are we even questioning this ? I can understand paki's questioning it but iam having a hard time understanding the motive of my fellow BR'ites here. Seriously what you wanna hear.... that only 10 pakis died or that we lost 3 times the number. Lately BR seems to be loosing its ar...
by Srivastav
23 Jun 2009 08:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 21073

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^ delta class is a modified formidable/ la fayette class right, or is it another design ?
by Srivastav
22 Jun 2009 05:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 21073

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

spending 45000 crore rupees or 9 billion US for 7 frigates or 1.3 billion US per frigate and this is outrageous and people calling gorshkov costly :D then how much p15b will cost along with next line of submarine?????? and India can't even produce shafts and propellers for ships just look at p15a. ...
by Srivastav
21 Jun 2009 04:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2891
Views: 492079

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Delivery after 3-4 years in only for the for navy's sea testing just as in case of P17. But the first ship in that P17 design is yet to be commissioned after 8 years hence the P17A will have the same fate. bhai sahab, looks like youve already made up youre mind thats its gonna take 8-9 years. To th...
by Srivastav
20 Jun 2009 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2891
Views: 492079

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Wikipedia has info that these projects will start only after 2011 when the two shipyards are upgraded. Also how much time will these take to build? As per wiki the first P17 ship will take around 8 years from laid down to commissioning, that seems like very long time. Well no one can answer you're ...
by Srivastav
19 Jun 2009 12:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 21073

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Nice walkaround of Beas in SPB: http://www.dishmodels.com/wshow.htm?p=1083 From the multitude of pictures, can anyone see if Barak is installed on Beas? We should be able to make out from the radar directors, right? http://www.vif2ne.ru/smf/stuff/Derevyankin/01083_8057569.jpg In this picture you ca...
by Srivastav
17 Jun 2009 09:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 20192

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

american timhorton's cofee There are only 5 things that will provoke a Canadian into punching you in the face. Calling Tim Hortons American is one of them. :mrgreen: agreed [offtopic] tim hortons isnt canadian owned anymore, its owned by the same people who own wendy's [/offtopic] sorry for going o...
by Srivastav
17 Jun 2009 09:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 21073

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

man you seriously need to chill out, you have almost a 100 posts in couple or so days. Posting here is a priveledge and not a given right.
You are coming here with youre opinions and that is good, but dont try to act that you know everything and other members here are just morons.
by Srivastav
16 Jun 2009 14:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 22755

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

^^ All of the missiles mentioned in the article have a range of approx 20 or more. So they are pretty close or more than the 30 km range you are talking of. Furthermore, the jaguars will use this missile if some of the enemy fighters somehow manage to break free from our CAP birds and try to attack ...
by Srivastav
16 Jun 2009 11:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 872363

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Looks like a EL/M-2060P pod covered in a red tarp or casing/covering to me
pics - http://www.iai.co.il/sip_storage/files/7/27497.pdf

3rd pic in this link - http://www.spyflight.co.uk/iaipod.htm
by Srivastav
11 Jun 2009 14:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 329088

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^ all of this has been discussed before, please check archives or the older indian navy threads.
by Srivastav
11 Jun 2009 12:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 28757

Re: Indian Military Aviation

X posting from the last time we had this discussion - http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4010&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=1960 Flight safety statistics for USAF http://www.afsc.af.mil/shared/media/doc ... 19-068.txt http://www.afsc.af.mil/shared/media/doc ... 07-052.pd...
by Srivastav
11 Jun 2009 11:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 28757

Re: Indian Military Aviation

^^ What high rate of attrition are you talking bout. If you are talking bout the last 2-3 months well then yeah i have to agree all of a sudden the number has increased, but i still think although tragic, its still a statistical abberation. If you are talking about crashes in IAF over the last decad...
by Srivastav
05 Jun 2009 08:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 22519

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Pak to get two F-22P frigates from China On the other hand I read yesterday India already has spent huge money on similar frigate which has yet to arrive from Russia. Is non operational since 1988. Sorry sir but iam having a hard time here understanding what you are trying to say. What is non opera...
by Srivastav
04 Jun 2009 11:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 509777

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Jimmy, how bout you do some research first ? There are pages after pages of similar discussion on BR....anyways this once iam gonna help you out and do the search for you....please follow this link and reads the posts from RayC and others. http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=401...
by Srivastav
26 May 2009 13:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 906910

Re: Small Arms Thread

The other carbine, the SAR-21 MMS, jointly offered by the OFB and Singapore Technologies Kinetic (STK), was found suitable by the NSG for India’s needs. No it says jointly offered. it seems that STK developed it and are offering OFB TOT and joint production. So nothing about it seems jointly devlop...
by Srivastav
26 May 2009 08:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 906910

Re: Small Arms Thread

6 months after 26/11, modernisation of police stalled by PSU infighting

http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2009/05/ ... on-of.html

Has anyone ever heard of or seen pics of this "Amogh" carbine developed by OFB.
by Srivastav
22 May 2009 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 509777

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

^^ ill be very surprised if anybody answers you're queries jimmy. Ofcourse pakistanis claim everything theyve ever "painted green" is better than what India has. That doesnt mean it is true. They always had uber ameri-khan weaponary and look how badely they fared in each war. So i humbly r...
by Srivastav
14 May 2009 04:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 17110

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

I have a question for the learned saar's here For e.g. lets take an AAM with a publicised range of 100 kms. Now does mean that the missile can go from a static point A to a Point B 100 kms away or does that 100 Km range depends on the 'n' speed of the moving launch vehicle. Also does variables like ...
by Srivastav
22 Mar 2009 01:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 179181

Re: Site Suggestions & Forum Feedback

I am long time lurker, as you can see from my post counts not much contributed. Anywho, in BR there is strange thing it is not going anywhere Why this "Sir" attribute?? addressing the fellow sr posters or posters?? I feel its draconian. Am i the only one ??? Sir , please explain to me how...
by Srivastav
22 Mar 2009 00:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1005415

Re: China Military Watch

Cut-out of Chinese PLAN TYPE-52 Air Defence Destroyers. Chinese Aegis Clone http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c105/takhiss/1234707016_70558.jpg thats a damn dangerous machine,looks like those nasty are preparing for something big, atleast adopting russian navy doctrines against the usa btw which de...
by Srivastav
18 Mar 2009 03:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 269524

Re: LCA news and discussion

That was a whole lot of info about the Gripen and I have been saying not to compare them two. My impression of the LCA is however, the planning crew have been far to optimistic. Planned to be in service in he mid 1990s.... that never happened. It can still be a fine fighter, it´s just when you read...
by Srivastav
18 Mar 2009 00:01
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 269524

Re: LCA news and discussion

The LCA will arrive despite the comments of people on this forum, the media and the world. After all, it has been doing the same throughout its development flight and today we are at the threshold of initial mass production. It is a tide, my friend, that cannot be stopped! -Vivek satya vachan.....I...
by Srivastav
17 Mar 2009 23:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 269524

Re: LCA news and discussion

wanna try doing that one for the Gripen ? Amriki engine, videshi weapons, and possibly French Thales ya phir Selex radar..dance boy dance. "videshi" means foreign. Which is true, the weapons on gripen are foreign, unless you are gonna tell me that overnight gripen has all swedish weapons,...

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