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by David Siegel
23 Apr 2010 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 940293

Re: Indian Military Aviation

India says to have fifth-generation jets in 2018 http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/India-says-to-have-fifth-generation-jets-in-2018/articleshow/5849687.cms .... The fifth generation aircraft would possess technologies which would provide it (India) the edge over adversaries i...
by David Siegel
23 Apr 2010 13:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 940293

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Thales to modernise avionics on Indian Air Force MiG-29s http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/business/thales-to-modernise-avionics-on-indian-air-force-mig-29s_100352092.html Some highlights: The jet’s manufacturer, Russian Aircraft Corporation, MiG (RSK-MiG), has chosen Thales to provide the Combin...
by David Siegel
22 Apr 2010 13:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2305
Views: 476347

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Something Interesting 8)

Russia, Israel to jointly produce spy drones

http://www.brahmand.com/news/Russia-Isr ... /3/10.html
by David Siegel
22 Apr 2010 10:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 940293

Re: Indian Military Aviation

India Develops Requirements For AMCA :P AVIATION WEEK Some more info.. IAF issues ASR for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA ) http://idrw.org/?p=1385 Indian Air Force has issued Air Staff Requirements for the Countries Next Generation Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) which will be des...
by David Siegel
21 Apr 2010 18:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 743736

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Is India working on Extented Range BrahMos EX ? http://idrw.org/?p=1378 Rumored or unconfirmed sources have provided details India may be working on the extended range Brahmos ,also known in the circles as BrahMos EX . India first tested BrahMos way back in 2001, earlier it was known as PJ-10 and f...
by David Siegel
21 Apr 2010 12:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1133642

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Sanku wrote:In fact forget the tech levels, people can calculate the sigma of the manufacturing process by a single photograph.
:P


Arrrrrm !!! That was like droping 2x2000 lb JDAM on tin roofed bunker. :eek: Phew !! :twisted:
by David Siegel
21 Apr 2010 11:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 503658

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Chinese copy of BM-30 Smerch (A-100 )MLRS spotted in Pakistan’s recently held exercise http://idrw.org/?p=1370 So this was one of the core area (MBRLs) where IA enjoyed a lead over PA after the import of Smerch and that long leg advantage is getting eroded by these Chinese make. I guess actually th...
by David Siegel
21 Apr 2010 07:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1133642

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

.... ....get the point? :mrgreen: Whichever way you adopt, there will always be people who go :(( :(( and think the grass on the other side is greener. Such people are usually either clueless or lack self-esteem/confidence or both. And this mentality, unfortunately highly prevalent in case of us SD...
by David Siegel
20 Apr 2010 13:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 912001

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

MRCA Deal will definitely head for major delay.Even considering the MoD's understanding about the decline in IAF's strength, it is obvious that we can not ignore the below reasons: 1. With Gripen NG yet to close its trial, there is no offcial end to the MRCA trial as of now 2. The GOI/MoD may not ru...
by David Siegel
20 Apr 2010 11:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1133642

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Shalav wrote:David its designated as an ASW platform not AShW platform.

IIRC it will also be armed with 8 VL Klubs - so there's its AShW capability.


My Bad. I meant ASW weapon. Any idea if there is any special anti-sub package for this lady?
by David Siegel
20 Apr 2010 11:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1133642

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

David,yes we do have a new secret ASW wepaon,read on! Leafing through the media reports of the first P-28 launch,I came across this gem in one report.Believe it or not,but we have a deadly new ASW weapon system which no other nation has.Apart from the "IRLs" (ASW rocket launchers),gatling...
by David Siegel
20 Apr 2010 10:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1133642

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Anyone has any idea about the Weapon Package of this AShw platform? I mean apart from std Anti-Sub weapon like torpedos, depth charge or Anti-sub Rockets does it carry anything that add a new diamension to Ashw capability of IN?
by David Siegel
20 Apr 2010 10:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 743736

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

So essentially the whine here is we did not order some x system because x system was superior to ASRAAM that IAF/MOD approved off , is this the concern here ? I always thought when you are in the market to buy a weapon system , its always the best deal that wins the day and not essentially the best...
by David Siegel
19 Apr 2010 08:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 940293

Re: Indian Military Aviation

BTW, do we have any idea how many BaE Hawk Trainer we are operating for IAF? There were reports that the HAL based Hawk assembly lines were not churning out the trainer aircraft in regular period due to faulty equipments supplied by BAE and there were situation of legal conflict also-- which did not...
by David Siegel
19 Apr 2010 08:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 940293

Re: Indian Military Aviation

BAE (Once again) in talks to supply Hawk jets to India[/size]

http://idrw.org/?p=1344
by David Siegel
19 Apr 2010 08:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 503658

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Singapore gun arrives today; stage set for artillery trials http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=12745 Some of the Highlights: The stop-start-stop process of buying 1,580 towed guns for the Indian Army will effectively restart on Monday when a C-130 Hercules aircraft lands in New De...
by David Siegel
18 Apr 2010 22:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1133642

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

http://livefist.blogspot.com/2010/04/photo-indian-army-us-marines-conduct.html

Did not like the picture though. Looks like IN Personals' equipments and dresses belong to 20 years old stock compared to that of US Navy personal, let alone the Ship and Subs. :|
by David Siegel
18 Apr 2010 14:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2447
Views: 420753

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

... Dont think this force is in the right frame of mind required for the mission. Imagine if an Army jawan were to say these words .... rather I cant even imagine it. Well, IMHO 'right frame of mind' is controlled by Moral of the force. It is really nasty to realize that when our ministers are taki...
by David Siegel
18 Apr 2010 09:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2447
Views: 420753

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

High time to highlight the Senseless Behavior of GOI- Home Minister Are you listening?

Save us from this hell, beg CRPF jawans
by David Siegel
14 Apr 2010 07:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 743736

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

My First Post in this Forum..After remaining a daily visitor for last 4 years. Indian Army toes IAF in Ordering unspecified number of AKASH Missiles :) http://idrw.org/?p=1289 The Army has finally agreed to acquire the indigenous two-stage ramjet ‘Akash’ missile. The ‘in-principle’ agreement came at...

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