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by saje
30 Nov 2012 12:46
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 677825

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Love the way this scenario is progressing parallel to developments in real world -- I remember reading something in an article wherein the Chinese have let known indirectly that they will use nuclear weapons in the event of their conventional warfare capability being 'whooped'. I remember reading in...
by saje
21 Nov 2012 16:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune
Replies: 269
Views: 17174

Re: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune

Kasab was a dead man the moment he set foot in India with that AK. It doesn't matter whether it was hanging, dengue or monkey that killed him. Well said! I would say that it is a national shame of epic proportions that he wasn't killed the moment he set foot in India. The fact that he went around w...
by saje
19 Nov 2012 17:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 235582

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Is there a possibility of using a hypersonic vehicle as a booster to deliver a missile into it's target attack envelope, from where the missile can then engage it's intended target? http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-KEh97tQvtwo/TvU0kO__MPI/AAAAAAAAGwE/pxhZ0U68zQw/s1600/India%2527s+hypersonic+vehicle+%2528HS...
by saje
15 Nov 2012 16:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Preparing for Defeat by the Dragon
Replies: 208
Views: 11628

Re: Preparing for Defeat by the Dragon

With respect to the Chinese, we need to use the same techniques used by two other nations against their numerically superior enemies: 1) ISRAEL - One:one qualitative superiority vis-a-vis the enemy: we are already doing this though in a piecemeal basis - large purchases of superior (THE BEST - perio...
by saje
14 Nov 2012 15:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 231472

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

...A fixed wing aircraft with serious load carrying and loitering capability is essential to SF type operations. ...the fixed wing slow moving gunships will come into play in about a decade's time. In a decades time, aircraft deploying and supporting SF might have to be technologically as advanced ...
by saje
14 Nov 2012 13:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 526463

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Very complicated mechanism this - 'Laser Inertial Artillery Pointing Systems (LINAPS)', thing! Seems like the IA has very high expectations from this baby wherever it's going to be used!

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by saje
14 Nov 2012 13:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3107
Views: 380086

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^^ Is it just me or a part of the flight deck in the above pic appears to have been taken off? Is that where the boilers are? I would have assumed that the boilers were further down towards the props.
by saje
31 Oct 2012 21:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 766870

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Sagar G wrote:
shiv wrote:what is J 31?


Digital art.


So now that the J-31 has flown, I think we can safely say that the below is what is called digital art.

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by saje
30 Aug 2012 12:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 298979

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

http://rafalenews.blogspot.in/2012/08/indian-ambassador-in-paris-confirms.html The article states that due to the high technological complexity of some of the Rafale's components, the aircraft should remain mainly built in France, for more than 50 percent of the production. Given that HAL has it's ...
by saje
16 Aug 2012 16:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 730784

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

The new radar will not only afford the PAK-FA the ability to detect targets from greater ranges, it will also enable the simultaneous use of air-to-air and air-to-surface modes . The radar can also engage several targets at a time using precision-guided munitions. Phew! that sounds like a lot for o...
by saje
10 Aug 2012 15:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 238670

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

(1) What does one do with a tank that is fast, can shoot accurately on the move and is relatively well protected but is too heavy to be deployed in the deserts near the Pakistan border as a replacement for the T-72 or T-90? (2) It is unable to effectively traverse terrain filled with natural and/or...
by saje
08 Aug 2012 16:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 779895

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

We should ask Saje sahab that since he posted the pic, no? I will admit that I gave him the benefit of the doubt and took it to be a canister of sorts. A thousand pardons from this humble mujahid! Picture 2 should have been this one: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_iibL3efnMDw/R5wYewN8CXI/AAAAAAAAALs/MIT...
by saje
08 Aug 2012 13:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 779895

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

Actually, our sea based deterrent is also based on a lot of images with which we intend to tell our enemies that.... 1) If you have seen this: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/b3/Shaurya_Missile.jpg/300px-Shaurya_Missile.jpg 2) ... and this: http://mod.nic.in/samachar/feb16-05/image_...
by saje
18 Jul 2012 13:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 526463

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

http://idp.justthe80.com/army-projects/guns/155-mm-52-caliber-tracked-gun As per the above article there are the below projects currently being considered for the artillery guns for the IA. Scratch 2 and we are still left with 3 options. Not bad! 1.OFB Made Bofors 155mm / 52 Caliber Gun 2.Bofors TO...
by saje
12 Jul 2012 12:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 241417

Re: LCA News and Discussions

The so called LCA MK3 steatlh (if true) displayed above seems to be too radically different from the current LCA version. If indeed DRDO is going about such a version, it would be another 'Late Combat....' in the making. Instead of going for a radically new design ( twin tails instead of one), we sh...
by saje
06 Jul 2012 15:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 231472

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

nash wrote:Any news on IJT .. i think i saw it flying around sarjapur bangalore, its a bottom view so not sure.


It was the AJT.. Hawk.
by saje
24 May 2012 12:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792832

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Saw the LCH TD1 on my way to office today. I'd previously spotted it from far a few days back (a few posts back) so today I was ready for a 'say cheese' and snap!

by saje
16 May 2012 12:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792832

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

I think I saw the LCH flying back to it's nest just a while ago! Can anybody confirm?!
by saje
30 Apr 2012 16:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 723064

Re: LCA News and Discussions

The NLCA's capabilities (short, light, STOL, strengthened landing gear) would also make it the best candidate for road-based operations from the forward areas in the event of a nuclear strike or during a 'two-front war'. Do we have any idea as to what the final takeoff/landing run of the NLCA would ...
by saje
27 Apr 2012 19:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 723064

Re: LCA News and Discussions

A few pics for those who think the NLCA and the Gripen look alike.

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by saje
26 Apr 2012 21:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 723064

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Here's wishing the NP-1...

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A happy take-off!!

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by saje
31 Jan 2012 19:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 298979

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Could it be.... http://livefist.blogspot.com/2011/05/indian-politician-says-sonia-gandhi-has.html The Gandhi family's corrupt defence deals have a way of coming back to save our b***s when needed the most. Case in point -- the Bofors Gun during Kargil. So that way, if indeed Sonia Gandhi & Fami...
by saje
30 Jan 2012 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4170
Views: 811004

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Love the way the P-90 snugly matches up into the body of the carrier. You would hardly notice it's there. So does it mean that the 'briefcase guns' are no longer carried? The SPG or somebody else used to carry it sometime back in the 80s & 90s. http://www.golgo73.com/IMAGES/mp5kcase_jan06.jpg
by saje
30 Jan 2012 18:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 526912

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

For this, they could perhaps divide the a/c with 2 or 3 main sections where each part gets separated and parachute land safe.. except those that is on fire (mostly engine, and rear fuselage). The avionics, radar, and the brain along with cockpit could be considered another section that be ejected a...
by saje
30 Jan 2012 18:03
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 286420

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

It also spurs debate on the shape and size of IAC-2,which should be larger and perhaps rely on both N-powered reactors as an option. Had a doubt... As per Wikipedia the MW output for the propulsion units seem to be similar for the Arihant class submarines and the Vikrant class carriers. So does it ...
by saje
01 Dec 2011 17:27
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 978192

Re: Small Arms Thread

While the INSAS may not have been upto the military's standards, I do hope that once IA gets it's new rifles it hands over it's INSASs' to the police forces. It's about time the police get rid of those disgusting .303s! Also, DRDO can continue tinkering with it and use the 'Pandu' as a guinea pig.
by saje
16 Nov 2011 21:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 239022

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion



Chalo der aaye durust aaye. Very good news! Looking forward to the day when it will become standard issue on all rifles and not be 'rationed'.
by saje
07 Nov 2011 22:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937680

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

http://bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=16494 The Navy has sought permission for temporary use of the ecologically sensitive forest land on the island for missile testing and erection of temporary structure of 2m x 2m as target for testing accuracy of missiles fired from submarines . K-4/K...
by saje
20 Oct 2011 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 388375

Re: Military Flight Safety

In the light of these accidents it becomes necessary to have some kind of a system to track, support and guide an aircraft from the time it leaves it's home base till it comes back. This system should allow operators at the home base to monitor the health of the aircraft and pilot and make decisions...
by saje
28 Sep 2011 21:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 526463

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

...Is there any chance with the advancement in explosive material, that our 105mm ammunition can be modified to become far more potent than it was 10 years ago... ...Increasing explosive power of the shell means heavier substance is used as explosive (generally higher explosive power is obtained on...
by saje
20 Sep 2011 15:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792832

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread


Took this video of a Dhruv carrying a net-like contraption. It is cleary visible in the first 2-3 seconds only. I think it is the below-mentioned gun carriage system. Could anyone confirm?

http://www.defencenow.com/news/240/indi ... _guns.html
by saje
23 Aug 2011 17:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792832

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Just got buzzed by a Mi-17 over whitefield, nothing extraordinary except that it was carrying a lot of fire power! This bird has been flying over my office regularly for the past 1 week and this is the first time I've sighted it.
by saje
04 Aug 2011 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 388375

Re: Military Flight Safety

Now wait for TOI to carry a front page article on "What ails the IAF?" and how unprofessional they are at maintaining aircrafts with comparisons drawn to US, Pak and China. I hope they do and why not, that's the least that can be done isn't it? If we just say "RIP brave soul", &...
by saje
02 Aug 2011 19:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 667622

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

PratikDas wrote:
karan_mc wrote:Image :D :D


Am I the only one who feels that the tails and wings of this craft look similar to the Mig-25?! Seems like our IAF foxbats did more for ISRO than just photographing eclipses.
by saje
01 Aug 2011 17:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792832

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

^^^^ Stinks of Khan dirty play...porkis are just the perpetual imbecile vehicle being used as Vishal has pointed out! There would have been much more hoo haa if this were true. Can't blame the poor Khan. With the LCH up and flying, soon we will have a piece of his attack helicopter market as well. ...
by saje
01 Aug 2011 16:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937680

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Why this sudden obsession with the Rabbi's dome & sling? How hard is it for the DRDO chaps to do a desi jugaad with an AK-630 system mounted on a tatra truck & trailer setup? I'm shocked to see that they haven't even given it a try yet!
by saje
27 Jul 2011 15:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 889885

Re: Indian Military Aviation

The Pakis are thinking that there is space between a tactial nuke usage and stratagic nuke exchange. The comments by the ACM which repeat the Indian Nuke Doctrine remove the notion that such a space exists. Beautifully put. I wish there was a 'thanks' facility on BRF threads as well. That being sai...
by saje
17 Jun 2011 15:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 723064

LCA dancing in the rain!

Today at around 11.a.m. as I was heading towards Sarjapur Road for an appointment I heard the sound of a jet overhead. It was cloudy so I could'nt see which one it was. Slowly a drizzle started, and navigating through the thick traffic I reached the Agara Flyover. Once on the flyover, you can see fa...
by saje
20 May 2011 21:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792832

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Heard a chopper flying over my whitefield company campus an hour ago. Distinctively different (less) rotor noise than the ALH and a whitish/brightish tail boom. Anyone saw the same bird and know what it was?
by saje
11 Mar 2011 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937680

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Why is navy interested in inducting Dhanush ? I can't be carried on submarines, only ships. Range is limited and there are better missiles entering service. Jamwal, here's my theory based on a small typo on the below website. http://gentleseas.blogspot.com/2007/06/indias-maritime-ballistic-missiles...

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