Search found 609 matches

by member_20453
24 Nov 2011 15:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Well there was no Indian decesion to drop Rafale, then are Wikileaks reliable??[/quote] Rafale almost missed the boat on the MRCA when the MOD thought of kicking out Dassault due to repeatedly failing to communicate answers about certains questions the MOD had before the trials began. It's also very...
by member_20453
24 Nov 2011 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/wikileaks-cablegate-investigate-indias-decision-to-drop-french-rafale-planes-from-its-fighter-competition/136572-53.html A DTSA analysis found a high level of U.S. content, including targeting systems, radar components and safety systems that will require U.S. licenses. Ne...
by member_20453
23 Nov 2011 16:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

EF has very complex defensive aids including counter missile maneuvers, which gives the pilot the best possible flight path to counter the incoming missile. Furthermore, the Captor-E is a far bigger radar with higher detections ranges which will allow for longer range detection of the Rafale and is ...
by member_20453
23 Nov 2011 12:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Rafale pilots are allowed to pull upto 10g maneuvers at airshows, not the same for EF. EF pilots have air show g-restrictions of 5.5g max with 20 degree aoa. The Rafale also uses a lot of burner at airshows to demo it's speed and agility. EF does that a bit less and often with stores. http://www.eur...
by member_20453
23 Nov 2011 05:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

You obviously don't know what you are talking about : -Meteor is available for the rafale as well and was already ordered for the french air force needs (200 missiles for the first batch). -The rafale is already operational with US weapons. -The rafale was always deemed superior to the typhoon in in...
by member_20453
22 Nov 2011 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

i think MICA is quite simply an inadequate missile to defend such an expensive bird like the Rafale Why? If we are afraid of losing the bird in combat we should put it in an underground hangar and not fly it rather than imposing such arbitrary conditions which do not guarantee its safety anyway. Wh...
by member_20453
22 Nov 2011 20:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 498912

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Missile Deal This Week, Mirage Upgrade Starts Next Month Livefist , Nov 21 As revealed by the IAF chief last week, two Indian Air Force Mirage 2000s will leave for France next month to begin the long-delayed Mirage upgrade programme that India signed with Dassault, Thales and HAL in July this year....
by member_20453
22 Nov 2011 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491848

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

sudhan wrote:
Bumble-Bee wrote:My fellow Birathers, greetings, new here, looking forward to being an active member.


Welcome :)

Now, you shall be baptized and re-christened by the bradmins :)


Well being a hardcore fan defence maniac, baptism is best when it's baptism by fire :D
by member_20453
22 Nov 2011 19:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 491848

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

My fellow Birathers, greetings, new here, looking forward to being an active member.

Go to advanced search