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by member_27581
07 Dec 2015 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 48th Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 146
Views: 16773

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

The clippings of Dawn remind me of "Man in the High Castle" by Philip K Dick. The plot has an alternative history in which allies lose the WW2 and US is divided between Japanese and Riech and a buffer zone of Rocky. In the novel a man writes a novel in which Allies win. Our western neighbo...
by member_27581
02 Dec 2015 22:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 315586

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

No confusion. Its Mk1A only. MK2 is long time coming. Where did 120 come from? 40 LCA in initial configuration. 100 LCA in Mk1A configuration. Design complete in 2017. Enter production in 2019. Rate of 16 aircraft per year means 6 years of production leading to 2024 which is just in time for Mk2. R...
by member_27581
02 Dec 2015 14:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 315586

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

http://sputniknews.com/asia/20151130/1030978776/india-air-force.html NEW DELHI (Sputnik) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande agreed to supply the Indian Air Force with 36 French-built Rafale multirole fighters in April. Initially India planned to buy 126 Raf...
by member_27581
28 Nov 2015 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722697

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

But rushing in without proper knowledge of area/map, in light of terrorist indiscriminate killings, shows raw courage. Other western SWATS would have cordoned off the area and waited hours just before they gate crashed. This operation had surprises similar to Beslan school, where killings suddenly ...
by member_27581
28 Nov 2015 13:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 296796

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

prahaar wrote::rotfl: Someone (the DDM) read some BR post and actually put it in the article.

reminds me of comments on livefist upon FMBT..some gems were, min speed of mach2, own AESA, Air to ground refueling from IL78
by member_27581
26 Nov 2015 13:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 793094

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

the one time the target missile failed to take off or crashed soon after launch, it was counted as a test failure probably by the media, this binary counting may continue until deployment happens at which time benching marking is done against say Patriot or Thaad kind of systems, deriding the local...
by member_27581
26 Nov 2015 00:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 793094

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

what if they have flown it as a BMD target missile following exactly the same path as the electronic target of the AAD test done a few days before, only the launch location changes apologies if I don't get it but what would that accomplish? Shouldn't they be testing the interceptor missile rather t...
by member_27581
24 Nov 2015 15:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 150627

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Turkey seems to be acting like weak kid with backing of big boys. What it has forgotten is these big boys are quick to dump. Putin will not the forget this and forgive them for this act. Sooner or later Erdogan will have to pay for this downed fighter with full interest. Response could be just diplo...
by member_27581
14 Nov 2015 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5012
Views: 976874

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Karan Sir is in full form these days!

One question to gurus here, did we ever make a bid to purchase this technology from Russians on the lines we had done with US under the DTTI? Afterall don't we have a long history
by member_27581
09 Nov 2015 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 255261

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

India wants 50 percent of the total amount of the deal, estimated to be around $10 billion for 36 Rafales , including weaponry, to be matched by offsets involving purchases from the Indian aerospace sector, including tie-ups and cooperation with domestic defense companies to boost India's defense p...
by member_27581
09 Nov 2015 15:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 751148

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

http://strategypage.com/htmw/htart/articles/20151103.aspx South Korea Does What The Americans Cannot South Korea recently sold a hundred of its locally designed and made K9 155mm self-propelled howitzers to India for about $7.5 million each. South Korea has already sold 350 K9s to Turkey and 120 to...
by member_27581
07 Nov 2015 13:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 793094

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

BrahMos land missile successfully test-fired Vimal Bhatia,TNN | Nov 7, 2015, 12.50 PM IST JAISALMER: The Indian Army successfully conducted test firing of BrahMos land-attack cruise missile against a designated target at Pokhran test range on Saturday morning. The missile was test launched by a mob...
by member_27581
06 Nov 2015 21:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 296796

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Surely not ... you think we would have heard all the balle balle and coconut smashing had the wheels be grinding on the factory floor. Can someone please verify this.... as someone above said I am about to break into tears and do the bhangra at the same time. Han Jee ? Plijj it's not me .. It's him...
by member_27581
05 Nov 2015 14:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 541165

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Not sure if this is the most suitable forum, "http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/iaf-engages-in-exercise-livewire-to-validate-preparedness/articleshow/49663839.cms" The IAF is in the midst of Exercise Livewire, planned to validate the force's operational philosophy as well as...
by member_27581
04 Nov 2015 23:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 315586

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Miss those almost daily flight updates....the new site doesnt have them...
by member_27581
02 Nov 2015 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4017
Views: 639645

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

ramana wrote:In future please include the writer's name for it can tell a lot about the article.

Its scaremongering article.


ranjan.rao wrote:http://idrw.org/the-strange-silence-surrounding-an-indian-military-exercise


Apologies, will take care in future.

Trying to atone past sins
Source: Diplomat
Writer: By Ali Ahmed
by member_27581
02 Nov 2015 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4017
Views: 639645

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

I for one feel that more than Indian leadership, it will be Pakistani leadership who will be scared to use these TNWs. Rationality no rationality Pakistani generals may not want their fiefdom evaporated by retaliatory strikes. This tactic was enough to deter M/s MMS and company, but current leadersh...
by member_27581
02 Nov 2015 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4017
Views: 639645

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

http://idrw.org/the-strange-silence-surrounding-an-indian-military-exercise In late September, India’s media reported on a military exercise to be undertaken by one of the country’s three “strike” corps, 21 Corps. Since then, Indian military watchers have encountered only silence on the exercise. T...
by member_27581
22 Oct 2015 07:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 255261

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49487260.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst NEW DELHI: Crossing a significant milestone in negotiations for the 36-aircraft Rafale fighter deal, India and France have firmed up an understanding on the offsets se...
by member_27581
17 Oct 2015 20:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 96788

Re: China Watch Thread-I

India, US and Japan hold naval exercises, Chinese mouthpiece cautions New Delhi NEW DELHI: Naval warships, aircraft carriers and submarines from the US, India and Japan steamed into the Bay of Bengal on Saturday as they took part in joint military exercises off India's east coast, signaling the grow...
by member_27581
17 Oct 2015 17:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 541165

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Boeing needs to first get its act together and ensure that it has a fighter production capacity in the US before it looks at setting something up in India. If they don't win the T-X, they wont have a line in St Louis into the 2020's, and its a long wait for next generation fighters. +1 But wouldnt ...
by member_27581
15 Oct 2015 15:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 175505

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions


these are the people who can't write a single article without spellchecker and talk about designing a plane as if it is available in some toy shop
by member_27581
11 Oct 2015 12:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 793094

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Paul wrote:One battery of S-400 placed around Ludhiana will render Sargodha AFB unflyable. It is 1/2 hr flying time so should be around 250 - 300 kn at most

And Amritsar? :D
Hope it gets done very soon.
by member_27581
05 Oct 2015 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

This is what is done in some parts of NE . Militants / terrorists always take forest cover for ambush , its very difficult to detect intruders using UAVs and other sensors like radars and even for foot patrols. Forests at the route of infiltration should be completely decimated. Wasn't there a doct...
by member_27581
05 Oct 2015 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Terrorists-kill-4-Army-jawans-in-JK-encounter-on/articleshow/49223112.cms SRINAGAR: At least four soldiers and one militant were killed on Monday as two gunbattles raged in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. Four jawans lost their lives in the gunbattle wi...
by member_27581
04 Oct 2015 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 120082

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

AOA !!!! Lal topi back. Zaid Hamid returns to Pakistan after KSA arrest Zaid Hamid was arrested in June this year, for making an alleged provocative speech in Madina criticising the Saudi government.─ Photo courtesy Zaid Hamid official Facebook page. ISLAMABAD: Self-proclaimed security analyst Zaid...
by member_27581
24 Sep 2015 06:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 705955

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

Ramana Sir,

This was posted in Indian missiles by Karthik

http://armingindia.com/Nuclear%20Triad% ... Closet.htm

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6806&start=3800
by member_27581
13 Sep 2015 07:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Face-off in Ladakh as PLA erects watchtower NEW DELHI: Eastern Ladakh continues to remain a major flashpoint between India and China, with rival troops locked in yet another face-off in the high-altitude area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on Saturday. Both sides have sent reinforcements to...
by member_27581
28 Aug 2015 07:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71206

Re: 1965 war India- Pakistan: 50 years anniversary

So a SDRE army with poor WW2 vintage weapons 'almost' defeated a TFTA force with the best of weaponry. Sounds familiar in India china context. Our fetish with imported weapons over homegrown products will cost us heavily. JMT
by member_27581
27 Aug 2015 10:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 261617

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Vipul wrote:A couple of weeks back on a talk show a shitistani "anal"yst claimed that after helicopters, Pakistan ko Rus SU35 dega aur yeh Bharat ke pass joh SU30 hai usse kai behtar hai.

suhanallah!! :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: this one made my day..wont look at GSLV anymore..
by member_27581
25 Aug 2015 15:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Army officer killed in Pakistani firing near LoC in Nowgam sector of Kashmir SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI: A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of Army was killed on Tuesday in cross-LoC firing by Pakistani troops in Kupwara district of Kashmir. The JCO was hit by a Pakistani sniper near the LoC in Nowgam sect...
by member_27581
25 Aug 2015 12:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 255261

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Rohit Sir Welcome back! I have a more fundamental question, why the IAF does not have a plan B? This is not the usual way of operating for any military force. Apologies but it sounds like a very basic question. I checked with some of the IAF kids I work with they mentioned few + things on Rafale 1. ...
by member_27581
17 Aug 2015 10:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 255261

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Speculation mod on. With passage of each day the final deal is not signed, the chances of rafale not flying in IAF colors seems decreasing to me. This could be a way to facve saver by both sides to move out of the mess that was MMRCA. Speculation mode off. While getting Rafale would be good for IAF ...
by member_27581
16 Aug 2015 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

http://idrw.org/chumar-intrusion-chopper-pilot-who-supplied-troops-to-avoid-retreat-to-receive-honour/ India treated the Chinese incursion that coincided with president XI Jinping’s visit to the country in September last year as `very volatile’ and feared that there could be an escalation in the bo...
by member_27581
16 Aug 2015 15:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

You are right. I did say elsewhere on BRF that I do not see a multiple of the number of Indian deaths caused by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan being inflicted by India across the border in the Islamic Republic to conclude that our BJP led Government of Prime Minister has a policy of disproportion...
by member_27581
16 Aug 2015 10:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 582934

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Heavy firing by Pakistan continues in J&K, 6 civilians killed Six civilians were killed and at least 15 others were injured in the continuous ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the border in Jammu & Kashmir's Balakot region of Poonch district. Heavy mortar shelling is going on th...
by member_27581
10 Aug 2015 11:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 535109

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

Vishnu Som makes a report and stands by it. A few people laugh and cheer and some people do not want them to cheer. This sounds so much like my grandmother who used to warn us when we were kids if she found us laughing by telling us that excessive laughter inevitably leads to tears in due course. H...
by member_27581
07 Aug 2015 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 535109

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/indian-air-force-beats-raf-120-in-training-exercise--using-russiandesigned-jets-10444466.html IAF Sukhois lick Typhoons "12-0" Typhoon FGR4: Britain’s best Armament rating 8.0/10 Manoeuvrability 9.7/10 Max Rate of Climb 65k ft/min Service Cei...
by member_27581
06 Aug 2015 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 535109

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

Singha wrote:time to head over to AFM forums to see if any khujli has started :mrgreen:

Sshh...we are conducting these exercises because of British tax payer aids given to us. Old masters may take that back...Instead of space program and this we should build more toilets.

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