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by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4069
Views: 663792

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

...note that the color of the rifles and how they are painted/covered relative to the orange-brown coloration of the standard INSAS rifles. Also note the new backpacks of the infantry soldier and other equipment on the soldiers. Identical camo, uniforms, weapons and gear. A world of improvements si...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 12:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Indian Navy ships long-range overseas deployment During the 50-day voyage, guided-missile destroyer INS Mumbai, stealth frigates INS Talwar and INS Teg, and tanker INS Deepak will establish "maritime bridges" with the littoral states of the Indian Ocean. One Destroyer, Two Frigates and a ...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 11:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 172172

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

Another shot across the bow from Bharat Karnad. http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Impending-MMRCA-Waste/2014/10/03/article2459932.ece Dr. BK is a patriot...if you have a problem with his opinion, please feel free to refute them point by point. just because you dont agree with his conclusion, ...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194617

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Yagnasri wrote:When is Nirbhay getting tested? Monsoon season is almost over.
Tarmak tweeted that it is going to be in the first half of October.
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194617

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Guys, it is heartening that the tender has been issued to so many SDRE SMEs. The number of warhead is quoted as 10, we should atleast see 5 missile tests.
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

The problem with people like Shook Law writing like this is that he mixes facts vs fiction, many poeple take this as the gospel truth and Dothi Shiver. He needs to be taken apart. We did this to the Brochure Chor... I am planning to refute him point for point tonight
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2848
Views: 473910

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

The US will also sell the famous MRAP vehicles to India to counter IEDs. Indian officials are looking to use this in the Maoist-hit areas for security forces who are frequently killed in landmine and IED blasts. I dont think desh would get any MRAPs, it is better that way... Even if Desh manages to...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2848
Views: 473910

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Tata signs deal with Honeywell to build defence navigator in India (Reuters) - Tata Power Co Ltd's defence engineering unit, Tata Power SED, has signed an agreement with Honeywell International to produce the U.S. company's "TALIN" navigator in India, Honeywell said in a statement on Mond...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175328

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

^^^ LCA Tejas SP1's first flight is a MOMENTOUS occasion, more in line with TD1's first flight or IOC1/2. What we are seeing is absolutely pathetic coverage. Other than Taramak's pictures (which Chacko also posted here in BR), no other photo / video has been released. I think this should have been ...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2971
Views: 379803

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

I remember attending some event where a self proclaimed India's foremost expert on offsets and procurement was going on and on about how professional European military's were in procurement and sustainment plus cited the EF as a perfect example of globalisation, Joint effort etc. oh well... that is...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103346

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

yaahh! alllaaahhhh! why do you have to diliver a series of tapad-e-tapad from the short, dark, rice eating yindoo. :evil: Haackey is Haraam, Allah (PBUH) the ever merciful and benevolent is showing the way to the mulk to avoid these un-islamic pastimes... now the whole haackey team would be cutlet....
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103346

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul


WoW, in one sentence the pigs have established his Martial prowess and Islamic pureness. Now that he has been baptised the greenest, no Cutlet for him!!! Is this one of the stages of a Paki dictator???
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 732608

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

srai - Bhairav or Kaala or Simha would be an apt name...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 22:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Part 2 of the Article on naval doctrine http://ajaishukla.blogspot.in/2014/10/a-powerful-surface-navy-lacks-submarine.html?m=1 nothing new is either of these articles... As usual he has played down IN's capabilities and placed the Pakees on a pedestal. the wheels came of the wagon when he described...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 21:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175328

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

^^^ LCA Tejas SP1's first flight is a MOMENTOUS occasion, more in line with TD1's first flight or IOC1/2. What we are seeing is absolutely pathetic coverage. Other than Taramak's pictures (which Chacko also posted here in BR), no other photo / video has been released. I think this should have been a...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 21:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 264080

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

"The space agency would not be in a position to send a spacecraft to that planet during the 2016 launch opportunity, " What's the explanation for this? It can't be because of the launcher, or is it that the trajectory of Mars in that period is such that a larger launcher would be required...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 118905

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q_xQfg3E3w There goes the Ghazwa-e-behind of Lal Topee, derailed by the baniyas who have encircled Bakistan with their money power... Wonder why pakees in general speak so fast.. is it the language or they want to appear very smart.. looks like Lal-Topee has thrown ...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447673

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

indranilroy wrote:Panchi does not have Autonomous TOL. It has assisted TOL.
thanks... my bad..
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3411
Views: 504198

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

tushar_m wrote:Fighters on board deck of Admiral Kuznetsov in the Russian Northern Fleet
inspite of its age, Admiral Kuznetsov is a sight to watch. ditto for the SU-33s... even though the Mig-29K are more contemporary... just in terms of raw power and beauty... SU-33s win hands down.
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103346

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

http://tribune.com.pk/story/770097/mushahids-3-point-plan-how-ice-could-thaw-on-siachen-dispute/ I just posted my comment on his (f)article... please jump in guys... This peace park plan is all humbug... India and Pakistan used to vacate their positions during Winter and return back to their respec...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 08:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103346

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

^Funny how no one make the mistake of giving us something. The only mistake they seem to make is not giving us things. What does that tell about them and us? Arun, US and Canada gave desh nuclear technology, reactors and even fuel. US also helped us on the space front... all this was well before th...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 08:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 118905

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

^^^ Also I forgot the compensation for every man, women, child, hijra, kushboo which embraced martyrdom in the war on terror... my bad, how can i forget kubhboos???
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 08:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

thousand apologies if already posted... Project 75 Scorpene seems to be progressing nicely, the number of bells and whistles being added is bound to make it feature rich... 1) IN is equipping the Scorpene for Spec Ops and Network Centric Warfare (NCW). it would be linked to IN's dedicated MilSat GSA...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 08:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447673

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Making UAVs ATOL (Automatic Take Off and Landing) capable is indeed a great development, Panchi sports Assisted Take Off and Landing , in future Rustom-1 MALE will have ATOL. Once the initial kinks are ironed out, almost all UAVs (other than hand held ones) would come with Automatic Take Off and Lan...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 07:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175328

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

Did anyone notice the tail #?, it doesn't seem to start with KH... It seems to be something like LA-5001 SP 01... Why this departure from earlier numbering scheme honoring Sri Kota Harinarayana?
Maybe its the effect of the grainy picture, does anyone have a high-res or a side view?
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 05:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Is the displacement 10000 tonne or just empty weight? Could it be a tanker/Supplier ship? The graphic says Steel weight, at 175M length it could mean an empty displacement of somewhere around that weight. in Vik Sandvik's site, Displacement and Steel weight appears to be used interchangeably. As th...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 03:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175328

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

A bit off topic, but is there anyplace we can get a scaled model for LCA. I tried looking for it on google but not successful so far. Amazon ebay have models for many other planes but obviously not for Tejas I think it has not been built for sale til now. You may get some Merchandise @ http://www.t...
by Shrinivasan
02 Oct 2014 01:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 732608

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

I think Trishul would be a good choice but for the abandoned Trishul SAM program.
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 23:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Any idea on what this new ship is ? Never heard of such a ship getting constructed in HSL. Sohamn, this is an OSS (Ocean surveillance Ship), see my post earlier today... this seems to be like an Naval version of MNREGA designed to provide some work to HSL, but digging deeper, IN is beefing up its d...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103346

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Pakistani woman gets the benefit of training at IFGTB[/url] - R.Sairam, The Hindu The Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB) here [Coimbatore] has made its own small contribution to help improve the country’s bi-lateral relations with Pakistan . Lo and Behold, we are creating the ne...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 118905

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

Yindoo PM Modi vijited Amreeka as the PM of the largest democracy and waj given all kinds of receptions and deals, which hurt the sensibilities of Bakistanese. Bakistan as the sole new-clear Islamic Repbulic DEMANDS the following to restore it's HS&D: 1. Reception for Baki PM at MSG with over 2...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 22:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

The analysis indicates that India will sell about $24.5 billion worth of naval ships and related equipment--including development services and production--to Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand over the period 2009-2023. Might even be ...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Sagar and chetak, can you take this discussion elsewhere? we are deviating from a discussion on IN matters.
BR Admins: i'll delete my post once these two gentlemen move on.
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 21:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175328

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

SU-30K - The initial batch of 18 were not fully capable, didn't have the integration of weapons that the MKI has , lacked A2G capability, sat out the Kargil war. ^^^SU-30: This was a completely different ball game altogether. The initial 18 SU-30Ks were explicitly brought over to familiarize our pi...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 21:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175328

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

Ok. So why did you get the following aircraft inducted ? 1) Mirage 2000 . It came with just integral cannons. The Matra 550 and Super 530 were integrated later, not to mention the LGB pod and stuff. Could it take on the Pakistani F-16s as of 1984? 2) Mig 29 - Lemon of engine, massive hanger queens,...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 21:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447673

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

IMO I prefer a Quadcopter over Fixed wing UAVs for such tactical roles. A hover capability probably adds far more value for Close Target Recc for such sized UAVs. Also Far easier to use and operate in mountains terrain. (launch and recovery). Easier to deploy a QuadCopter off a Gemini as well (thin...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 21:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 266530

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

parshuram wrote:Bandar Crash?
From the location of the crash, it looks like a crash during an operation in FATA (maybe returning to its base in Quetta PAF Sumungli).
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 21:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 264080

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Launch is on Friday October 10th. Excellent, they have now reached the 4 launches per calendar year goal, that they were once talking about! Thats a great news... i hope with the third satellite in place, we start experimental usage of the Regional Positioning system. All the best for PSLV C26. Kee...
by Shrinivasan
01 Oct 2014 20:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184756

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

HSL Vizag is building a 10K Tonne ship for the IN, this is sort of hush-hush... Livefist carries a report on this, see more info @ http://www.livefistdefence.com/2014/10/revealed-navy-warship-that-could-save.html . It is being built at a break neck speed (from GE images), the target date is Oct 2015...

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