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by adityadange
09 Feb 2013 09:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afzal Guru hanged -- Discussion Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 423

Re: Afzal Guru hanged -- Discussion Thread

although its a move for 2014 elections, i am very happy that finally he is hanged.
by adityadange
15 Jan 2013 14:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

In the second pic of the white UAV, there seems to be arrester hook in the rear. Is it real or just some object in the background?
by adityadange
14 Jan 2013 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

D Roy wrote:oh that's a sensor integrated aerostructure configuration that generates lift as well as houses an sensor array.

a load bearing structural array.


but wont it add its contribution in RCS?
by adityadange
14 Jan 2013 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

another question: what is significance of that diamond shape wing at the rear end? can any guru shed some light?
by adityadange
14 Jan 2013 15:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

can anybody please please please post something that relates to "specification" of that UAV? on a lighter note - china seems to be developing new scooter too. just look near forward landing gear. :D is it 5th gen stealth scooter? new addition: there are few more mopeds and cycles too. is i...
by adityadange
11 Jan 2013 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 766936

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

India need to seen present version of SU35 which said to be more advanced than MKI and we either need to have MKI varsion of that or make our 30 the upgrades needed like engine etc. Russia needs money and offering 35 to Chipanda can not be ruled out. i think it is unlikely that russia will sale su-...
by adityadange
01 Jan 2013 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

@Ashi,
Photos of the same were posted on this forum earlier. Can you pleas post some additional info about it?
by adityadange
31 Dec 2012 16:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

apart from the second pic everything is looks like a concept model.
by adityadange
26 Dec 2012 13:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Do you have problem comprehending English. I asked for S-P-E-C-I-F-I-C-A-T-I-O-N-S. (Note: its plural). All you could muster up was vague statement "it weighs the same as your T-90" Since your intelligence is below par, Let me make it simple for you. 1) Which engines were used? China was ...
by adityadange
09 Dec 2012 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

NRao wrote:Is this a military thread?

:shock:


indeed. we are finding out what a chinese soldier eat when deployed in beijing (read tiananmen square) :twisted:
by adityadange
07 Dec 2012 17:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

I think that super duper IT Indians still running 12 year old Windows XP is funnier.

and what difference does it make to the google search suggestions?

btw, What are the intended roles of J 20 and J 31?
by adityadange
24 Nov 2012 12:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 195839

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Gurinder P, it is explicitly mentioned that the missile is air launched. I think if IN blocks karachi, it will place the carrier some 500km from the shore so it will be out of reach of paf fighters and carrier bourne migs can take care of carrier itself and other ships that are placed near shore. ad...
by adityadange
23 Nov 2012 16:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 195839

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

as per wiki the KLJ-7 radar that is fitted on pakistani jf17 has range of 105km. how will it help to gain maximum advantage of 250km range of paf's new carrier killer?
by adityadange
22 Nov 2012 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Swift Action:Ajmal Kasab, hanged at Yerwada jail in Pune
Replies: 269
Views: 6663

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

Kasab was shifted from Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail to Pune on November 19. Officials said he was taken on a special flight late at night and whisked off to the Yerwada jail. “He was escorted by senior officers of the Crime Branch, commandos of the Quick Response Team and officers of the Indo-Tibetan ...
by adityadange
20 Nov 2012 14:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4137
Views: 605272

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

merlin wrote:That's almost 30K SHP! Can we estimate Arihant's tonnage (submerged displacement) from that?


INS Arihant will miss December deadline

The reactor is yet to produce the energy required to propel the 6000-tonne submarine.
by adityadange
17 Oct 2012 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

while that nose is not pretty, the Nimrod AEW had a uglier nose and one in the back as well. only the british could come up with that. http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/nimrod_aew3_1.jpg the wingtips are ESM pods, which the PLAAF bird has atop the tailfin. that looks like a pla...
by adityadange
17 Oct 2012 11:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 100849

Re: LCA News and Discussions

in the 4th pic from above, the pylon besides the drop tank is half white and marked with black squares. why it should be so? can it be some dummy payload for weapon release mechanism testing?
by adityadange
16 Oct 2012 12:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613784

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

^^ Well, it says each company is 900 men, if i read it right since he mentions de-inducting 11 SRG frees up 900 men. Thats why was surprised a the huge number. just did some wiki search on security categories in india. it says a z+ security squad consist of 36 personnel. and a z level has 22. so co...
by adityadange
16 Oct 2012 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 613784

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

sum wrote:Surprising that just 15 VIPs require 2 SRG companies!


it should be in 3 shifts. considering 4 guards per VIP makes 60 at any given time. so 180 required for 3 shifts. its nearly 2 companies if one company is of 100 men.
by adityadange
12 Oct 2012 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 94215

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

As per its plans, the Army wants to raise attack chopper squadrons as part of its strike corps and then raise them at every corps leve

if i am not mistaken we have 4 strike corpse. so 1 sq for each of them makes some 80 attack helos. am i right?
by adityadange
27 Sep 2012 20:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Forget knowing about the Chinese military, these guys have trouble with knowing the current state of their own military. It's always this or that vaporware just around the corners in 2 or 3 years, always 2 to 3 years. I'm still waiting for that AK/FNC clone called the INSAS to finally work right so...
by adityadange
26 Sep 2012 16:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2912
Views: 178118

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

all passenger airlines make an announcements that photography is prohibited on pune airport.
by adityadange
26 Sep 2012 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

from the report: The PLA said the carrier would continue to serve “for scientific research purposes” besides military training. i wonder why one would need an aircraft carrier to do "scientific research". have they set up labs in the hanger area and checking effects on plant when grown at ...
by adityadange
26 Sep 2012 12:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 131123

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I am not sure what you are asking here. Rather than structural failure, it is flooding damage that sinks ships in nearly all cases. Surviving flooding damage goes back to how the hull is subdivided and that of course feeds back into strength. Commercial ships are designed such that the ship continu...
by adityadange
25 Sep 2012 17:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

aye, once it gets the MFSTAR and barak8 arrays, will kick the behind of anything except the Type45(if they fund its full armament ever) and the Aegis/ Kongo/Sejong troika. Well. dunno. The Kolkata is a "finer" ship. Similar length as other two but with around 2000 ton less displacement fr...
by adityadange
25 Sep 2012 17:30
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 131123

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

cross posting from chinal military watch thread: aye, once it gets the MFSTAR and barak8 arrays, will kick the behind of anything except the Type45(if they fund its full armament ever) and the Aegis/ Kongo/Sejong troika. Well. dunno. The Kolkata is a "finer" ship. Similar length as other t...
by adityadange
25 Sep 2012 11:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Brando wrote:http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/502/kolkataproject15a22.jpg/


thats quite a big ship. thanks Brando!
by adityadange
23 Sep 2012 11:41
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 131123

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

INS Makar has been commissioned http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-FoVyhQtHDmo/UFxqJkbpbsI/AAAAAAAARNc/msRNInnbHmg/s400/Makar1-766045.jpg Photo: Livefist from the article "The ship is propelled by four Cummins engines as well as two bow thrusters ." can anybody tell me what exactly is this?
by adityadange
21 Sep 2012 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 94895

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

as per indian express this is not induction test. as pkdua pointed out above the missile is painted white and not SFC style. to me it seems like drdo educated the user how to fire it. A day after the successful trial of 4000-km range Agni-IV missile, the country is gearing up to witness the first an...
by adityadange
20 Sep 2012 16:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 94895

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Septimus P. wrote:we know that Prahaar, Brahmos are nuke capable

can you suggest any link indicating prahar being nuke capable? every link i came across says it has conventional warhead.
by adityadange
13 Sep 2012 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 540561

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

merlin wrote:
wong wrote:^^^^

In a real war, you'll run out of your imported missiles in a week. Imported Bullets in a month.


That's enough time. We will run out of targets before that.

+1,2,3,4.............. :D
by adityadange
10 Sep 2012 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 766936

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

^ I dont understand this obsession of fitting one Brahmos on MKI. Get Su-34 to carry the missile and let MKI provide air support. But why convert an air superiority fighter into a bomber? 1. consider a su-30 taking off from pune with a brahmos (maybe +2 aam for self defence). it will fly over arebi...
by adityadange
10 Sep 2012 18:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 121328

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^ Well I know the Rafale and Dassault well enough to say that it was never really full-independent as the marketing campaigns claim, neither can they guarantee 100% TOT, now it doesn't come as a surprise that the price they quote was calculated to screw us with the TOT. I had even posted various li...
by adityadange
10 Sep 2012 16:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 121328

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

The author puts forward a very interesting viewpoint. One may not share his perspective but we must pay attention to what he says. . If you don't mind, can you list them out? the only thing that can be made out of entire article is "there are hidden costs in rafale deal" but absolutely no...
by adityadange
04 Sep 2012 11:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 94895

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Military to buy DRDO missiles worth Rs 1 lakh cr in 10 yrs the five missile groups already in service: two holding Prithvi missiles; a third holding Agni-I missiles; a fourth holding Agni-II missiles; and a fifth now being raised with Agni-III missiles. one newbie question: what is structure of one...
by adityadange
28 Aug 2012 17:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 100849

Re: LCA News and Discussions

ok will do it in next post .......... but you understand what i wana say na ???? i could understand following: 1. paf could get jf17 in short time because its engine is proven (coz its already in use with mig29 for long time) 2. we evaluated ge404 and ge414 for long time as we wanted to ensure its ...
by adityadange
28 Aug 2012 14:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 100849

Re: LCA News and Discussions

just thinking why did paf get j17 very quickly with rd33 engine which we have for 10 year or so with our mig29 & we go for ge404 & ge 414 engines & then take lot of time evaluating & improving..... i realized we are to replace mig21 which was a superb fighter of that time & stil...

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