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by Surya
24 Dec 2016 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 826993

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

you can have big plans - we dont have the big money and neither Cheens ability to reengineer, reverse engineer etc nor its ability to get a deal. and all the time we have lots more pressing needs. Btw even the 4 which we were supposed to want - was a lease - so much for building in numbers Yea the V...
by Surya
24 Dec 2016 07:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 826993

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Shiv unfortunately even that does not work out to get to a CBG group you need more than one - to get a few serviceable - you need a lot more and thus the numbers start getting out of hand they will cost a packet just to be available (without even flying) and then every hour they gfly the expense goe...
by Surya
24 Dec 2016 04:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 826993

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

add to serviceability levels, costs. other requirements - larger hangers (we could always park expensive assets out in the open ) , strengthened runways - and good standoff missiles - more large refuellers you see how quickly it becomes super duper expensive so unless like Cheen you are thinking of ...
by Surya
24 Dec 2016 04:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 826993

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

we have seen the much improved Mig 29 K - and how wonderful thats turning out to be hell we have seen how much serviceablity we get out of our Su 30s and these are the ones where we have 100s and actually make them to some level here and somehow we are going to get a handful of white elephants and m...
by Surya
24 Dec 2016 03:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 826993

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

their recon role - well the Georgians ended that - and they are nowhere bristling like Cheen as for patrol - I know everyone describes it as maritime patrol but patrol would imply spending time over an area the backfires dont really do that like the Bears The maintenance being better - take it with ...
by Surya
24 Dec 2016 01:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 826993

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

how do you 'patrol' with high speed aircraft?

all they would do is a high speed flypast

also what about costs of maintenance of these rare usage birds?
by Surya
22 Dec 2016 10:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate
Replies: 328
Views: 42569

Re: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate

^ Surya saar Colonel RSN Singh has been saying from the time of General V.K. Singh that congis+chandigarh gang had manipulated the succession line from jj singh's time with his help. Could it be seen that, govt. is correcting that? Secondly why there was no such hooopla when robin dhowan was made n...
by Surya
22 Dec 2016 02:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate
Replies: 328
Views: 42569

Re: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate

Problem rakesh is that at some point it will be a coalition of duffers and then we have to suffer Rohit - one aspect you left out - you mention politicians but the big guys in tilting things are babus. the babus currently hate Raha because he is a tough nut to crack. apparently Bakshi is a tougher n...
by Surya
22 Dec 2016 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate
Replies: 328
Views: 42569

Re: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate

well yea we might need the duffer RaGa - but there is no choice - someone from opposition has to be taken
they do it for CVC so why not here?

else political infoghts will be the order of the day since many people are not going to buy CI expertise etc

Rohit - nice writeup
by Surya
22 Dec 2016 02:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate
Replies: 328
Views: 42569

Re: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate

not so fast Rakesh If Modi really wants to go with merit then there needs to be some better objective and it needs to be a panel like the CVC selection maybe PM,RM and leader of largest opposition this will remove the political element out there are enough indication amongst my sources that Bakshi w...
by Surya
20 Dec 2016 00:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 699498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Aiyo wait a little bit more

lets see a 100 dhanush and few dozen ATAGS
by Surya
19 Dec 2016 23:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Running Poll on DeMo Sentiment
Replies: 40
Views: 5639

Re: Running Poll on DeMo Sentiment

my vote changed to negative

the near daily rule changes and exmptions for political parties etc is getting on my nerves
by Surya
16 Dec 2016 00:12
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 699498

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

the sensible thing would be to finish the plains\desert trials and start initial production and deal with mountain \cold etc later

the faster we get moving the more comfortable I feel ... all this trials make me nervous
by Surya
05 Dec 2016 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315802

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Is it not Dockyard fault?

but yeah Navys bad run continues
by Surya
05 Dec 2016 02:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 315802

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

tsarkar wrote:
rahulm wrote:TOI GOa edition has a 4 page pull out and an additional 2 pages on today's Navy day celebrations

Check out the MFSTAR & LRSAM ranges in that article written by serving officers :wink:


can someone post these
by Surya
26 Nov 2016 21:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV
Replies: 929
Views: 71371

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

yea someone who wins 1 percent is interested in integrity of the vote - sure sure

she makes some money out of this and HRC and dems get to nudge nudg wink wink and hope for some manipulation
by Surya
26 Nov 2016 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Castro RIP -Cuba,what next?
Replies: 56
Views: 4949

Re: Castro RIP -Cuba,what next?

another garbage of the yesteryears

good riddance

and hope his naxalite brothers feel depressed today
by Surya
21 Nov 2016 07:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3211
Views: 475230

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^^ That is indeed ours DRDO netra it is used by BSF, Army and law enforcement agencies. Their chipanda friends can analyze what is the resolution at what height it can operate etc. nothing serious for such cheap UAV. Secondly the submarine trailed by pakis was indeed our 209's they were probably s...
by Surya
19 Nov 2016 06:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 452323

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

the official inflation figures are rubbish

also many people are putting way more hours and doing multiple jobs to keep earning same level
by Surya
17 Nov 2016 07:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

aroor was in US then came back then on to Australia and then to Seattle - at least the second part funded by Boeing
by Surya
17 Nov 2016 03:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

What's the problem if they're doing so with full disclosure? Unlike babus and politicians, they aren't spending taxpayer's money on these junkets. And for all the insinuations about him and others pushing favorable stories, the best "marketing pitchs" for the Tejas and Arjun have come fro...
by Surya
15 Nov 2016 23:59
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

funny when the jounos take their little jaunts and write with not a hint of embarrassment, they will berate babus and politicians for fact finding and education jaunts but their own trips are soooooo important
by Surya
09 Nov 2016 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 170531

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Given the closeness of the result in the rust belt battleground states I will credit this Republican victory to Comey. In the October 31st to Nov 5 period Hillary went down from a very comfortable 7+% lead to a precarious 2.7% and could bounce back only to about 3.9% in the remaining 2 days because...
by Surya
09 Nov 2016 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 170531

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

TSJones wrote:on a side note if the market is down I'm gonna pick stuff up on the cheap. yeeehaw!

always buy on the cannons and sell on the trumpets!



what are you buying :D
by Surya
06 Nov 2016 20:53
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

afriend who has no interest in defense said - we should go in for transferring both lines F 16 and F 18

I laughed and said - nice dream but cannot afford unless the IAF is not expected to order them

now shukla says this


strange
by Surya
02 Nov 2016 21:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

JayS wrote:
Surya wrote:
FWIW I am told by friends that the IAF is some ways from absorbing the tech around the F35 and having systems to take advantage of it


Same point has been argued here before. Some agree some do not. Are your friends from IAF??


Yes
by Surya
02 Nov 2016 20:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

what rational desi wouldn't want to see the F-35 in Indian colors? ME. In this fast moving thread, i saw this flipping by this morning, but thought it is important to answer the question. Do not think, I am the only one. FWIW I am told by friends that the IAF is some ways from absorbing the tech ar...
by Surya
25 Oct 2016 01:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 271514

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Gagan wrote::rotfl:
They sniped at the hijacker from afar through the cockpit window.
.


the whole thing is depicted in the movie the Assault and the 18 ?? minute raid is shown minute by minute
by Surya
11 Oct 2016 01:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 605783

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

why are people ruling F 16 out simply because the Pakis have them?

Its not deterred either the Israelis or the Egyptians from using it or the Greeks and Turks
by Surya
07 Oct 2016 01:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 271514

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

He called Reagan the greatest jihadi

rotfl
by Surya
05 Oct 2016 20:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 223035

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

we seem to be talking of Reliance as one unit in all fields

we have Motabhais reliance and chotabhais reliance (ADAG??)

Chotabhais track record is suspect-
by Surya
29 Sep 2016 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 271514

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

This guy is a foreigner so please keep this in mind while going through his comments


In 2016 and that too on BRF :(
by Surya
22 Sep 2016 20:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 69064

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

x posting form other thread -maybe we need to just have one questions to ponder (a) Why did Nawaz Sharif ring up the Army Chief(Rahil Sharif), just before his UNGA speech? What has transpired between both?? (b) Why has POK been declared a No-Fly Zone by Pak? All PIA flights to Gilgit and Skardu have...
by Surya
22 Sep 2016 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 152891

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

some questions to ponder (a) Why did Nawaz Sharif ring up the Army Chief(Rahil Sharif), just before his UNGA speech? What has transpired between both?? (b) Why has POK been declared a No-Fly Zone by Pak? All PIA flights to Gilgit and Skardu have been terminated indefinitely. (c) The Indian RM spoke ...
by Surya
20 Sep 2016 06:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 69064

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

the saddest part is both Modi and Doval should have known they were going to be tested and prepared. while in 2 years I dont expect them to get 2000 guns - at least the damn order and induction should have started. moving like molasses .. sigh more than modi - dovals reputation is on the line right ...
by Surya
26 Aug 2016 01:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 681007

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

the original SF guys scoff at the 3 months

3 months is where you really start falling apart and then its that extra which gets you through next 2.5 months

ohhh but the great para jernails thought that was too much :P

to rohit point even the unit pujari had to run the ragda
by Surya
15 Aug 2016 06:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 5850

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day

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