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by shaun
17 Sep 2017 18:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825726

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Singha wrote:a backfire crashed perhaps during landing during ongoing Zapad exercise in belarus
https://www.facebook.com/28933420779512 ... 958810140/

It seem they have painted black the markings on the tail section .
by shaun
17 Sep 2017 09:07
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 6935

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

R.I.P Brave son of India.
by shaun
16 Sep 2017 08:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Finnal Development Flight Trials of Astra is over , now user trials will start . Long way to go.
by shaun
12 Sep 2017 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4036
Views: 680398

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

i have ordered mine ...will get it in between 23rd nd 27th .. :)
by shaun
11 Sep 2017 19:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 549014

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

What is intriguing is RBI in mid July was trying to source more counting machines and was trying to outsource some of the note counting to commercial banks and suddenly they have the "figure".
by shaun
11 Sep 2017 07:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Wow, In spite of all those contributions from the Indian side, the Indian part of $2.5B order for MRSAM is only $0.9B while the Israeli part is $1.6B. http://defense-update.com/20170406_mrsam-3.html Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the Indian Ministry of Defense signed a contract worth US$1.6 ...
by shaun
11 Sep 2017 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4645
Views: 818464

Re: Small Arms Thread

Thakur_B wrote:^^ It seems much smaller than BEL BFSR.

yup right ...then must be some ground terminal for communication.
by shaun
10 Sep 2017 23:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2406
Views: 364760

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

A proper transport and pic, i was advocating for a long time...

Image
courtesy http://www.nairaland.com
by shaun
10 Sep 2017 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4645
Views: 818464

Re: Small Arms Thread

Interesting that corner shot is also present and accounted for. This means that inspite of a lot of clamour of forces being starved if basic weapons, the right weapons for the job are reaching the men. P'S what is the rectangular device that's mounted on the tripod in the background. May be a BFSR ...
by shaun
10 Sep 2017 22:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697189

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I sincerely apologise for not providing link as it is saved as word document in my system . I am more interested about the data provided , please if your guys can refute those points , i am all ears.
by shaun
09 Sep 2017 07:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 549014

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India’s incremental capital output ratio (ICOR) is 4.0 in the first three quarters of FY16-17 from 6.3 in FY12-13. We are surely and steadily coming out of the mess. Where things were , http://www.firstpost.com/politics/how-upa-turned-ndas-economic-growth-into-shambles-1457697.html http://www.first...
by shaun
07 Sep 2017 23:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697189

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

(i) during start of NDA1 NPA was 1.3% NDA1 brought it down to 0.3% by the end. then UPA2 brought it to 3.8% which rose to 6% in 2014. since then it is steadily climbing down despite 786% more loan amount disbursed by banks.This goes to show how useless UPA1 and 2 were. (ii) NDA1 average growth was ...
by shaun
27 Aug 2017 14:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 632983

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ALH/Rudra/LCH is very good inside it's niche, high altitude combat and recon but not very effective in CAS role. Why? :roll: It is time HAL started work on a gunship for the army. Seriously?!!! What is the LCH then? Something comparable to Apache, hind Mi24 or Kamov Black Shark in terms of the amou...
by shaun
23 Aug 2017 12:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Shaun, why would you say That? It's the Army that was backing the Dhanush? Do read and get informed. Sir , did I say Army ???? I told some people here and that includes people in the decision making having vested interest. Army will always fight with what they have. When our Generals are relegated ...
by shaun
23 Aug 2017 07:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

what ever might be the reasons , we just love imports . so people here will go to the extent of saying Dhanush lethal to its own troops and ignoring the shortcomings of a foreign gun which actually killed its own people . Double standard of highest order.
by shaun
22 Aug 2017 21:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1067574

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

@chellaney One example of why trade deficit with China has doubled under Modi: India imports US oil but awards PetroChina the contract to ship the oil. Money is God for China: Justifying PetroChina deal, Modi's petroleum minister says China still laying out "red carpet to Indian businesses.&qu...
by shaun
20 Aug 2017 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 187624

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

how is that idiot in the name of DavidD even got qualified for BRF ???!!!! ...strange
by shaun
06 Aug 2017 21:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825726

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

From horses mouth IN Mig-29K did well in recent Malabar Exercise US Navy delighted over MiG-29K's performance in Malabar Naval exercise According to Rear Admiral William D. Byrne, Jr., the Commander of Carrier Strike Group 11 which operates around the USS Nimitz, "the MiG-29s that were flying ...
by shaun
06 Aug 2017 20:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825726

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://qph.ec.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-6655fe025c0bf77bda60c0eb9e062197-c http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-86-pF8pNnTo/UlWzV80ofdI/AAAAAAAACgg/IaUnw8Nu2e0/s400/mk-41-vls-pc008-053.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sPq1MO9BHag/UlWxFvng5AI/AAAAAAAACfg/x9hwwCTn0TM/s1600/xinsrc_4620403200837359136915.jpg Do our Un...
by shaun
05 Aug 2017 10:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825726

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^^^ “There are frequent structural defects due to deck landing,” the official added. “After every carrier landing (which is virtually like a crash), components of the aircraft crack, break or stop functioning. The aircraft, then goes to the workshop for repair/replacement of the part, which often ...
by shaun
04 Aug 2017 20:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 415619

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Bala Vignesh wrote:
Vivek K wrote:Yeah - how would IA have looked if Arjun had won the biathlon?

With no disrespect to the DGMF who scuttled the project, they would have had their proverbial foot in their mouth, I believe!!

This have more to do with class and weight restriction that you can field .
by shaun
30 Jul 2017 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Karan M wrote:These tests are of the initial batches circa 2014.

Guess who makes the Akash motors? Then you can figure out the rest and questions about velocity, this, that in production models when tests webt ok

BEL and BDL are the integrators for the missile.


when was this CAG report tabled ???
by shaun
24 Jul 2017 19:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

Austin wrote:They mentioned later it was not a Brahmos-ER test but some other video it was fake so they removed it

US BDM test and tfta tracking system .
by shaun
24 Jul 2017 17:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Jaeger wrote:I think it's a 25-pounder or possibly a Yugoslav 76mm Mountain Howitzer.


Must be 25 - Pounder but is it still in use.
by shaun
24 Jul 2017 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

prasannasimha wrote:Above video does not work

I have seen the video , all i can say , we have very good tracking system in both optical and IR mode. Thought of downloading the video , but missed :(
by shaun
24 Jul 2017 09:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

shaun et al can we have a list of standard PPE used in NATO and FSU countries in artillery troops. :shock: Pretty exhaustive eh.. .!!!...NATO have different armies with various equipment , apart from what Nirav ji have told , i will surely dig in to it. Please id the below image and whether its sti...
by shaun
23 Jul 2017 22:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

That's true, sir. But please check the effect of a 155mm round going off a few feet/mtrs in the air. Or even on the ground (you can check the videos of 155mm IEDs in Iraq) Even a EOD bomb suit will not give guaranteed protection was going through the comments and videos posted , well , Dhanush does...
by shaun
23 Jul 2017 20:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

was going through the comments and videos posted , well , Dhanush does have automation but ppl needs to be near for running it. A layer sits on the left hand side of the gun, operating the fire control computer and driving the howitzer when in self-deployment mode. Even CAESAR and ATMOS have crew ne...
by shaun
23 Jul 2017 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2929
Views: 609950

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

They must be scared shit going for maintenance deal on their built PCs , finding they were being screwed up badly by our badass sky warriors 8) !! Speaks volume of our training regime. A maintenance contract brings tons of money .
by shaun
23 Jul 2017 06:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 698236

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Is there a way to castigate , those responsible for shoddy jobs done at those OFBs . It's not limited to only artillery rounds , from rifles to bombs carried by ACs , there are several instances , man in uniform got maimed or killed due to the work culture of those OFB baboons . In the latest case ,...
by shaun
21 Jul 2017 10:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 736264

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Similar MAWS approach being taken by DARE for MKI. https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-MJIG7Qg9ey4/WKMYPLN2BfI/AAAAAAAAMXw/kw6X-eQAFvE-jCWd7aqijWk-QtYs7qlCwCLcB/s1600/DARE-developed%2BMAWS%2Barchitecture%2Bfor%2BSuper%2BSu-30MKI.jpg The pod will be carrying all the 6 sensors , don't think so.
by shaun
21 Jul 2017 08:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

^^^^ luncher with 3 missiles , is it army config ? MRSAM was supposed to have eight canisterised missiles in two stacks.
by shaun
20 Jul 2017 18:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 736264

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Issues that came up in installing MAWS on MKI , was weight of the sensors and Drdo lacking platforms . Issues were ironed out but don't know about it's present status.
by shaun
20 Jul 2017 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3211
Views: 474771

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Narad wrote:
sum wrote:Read Live mint article which confirms that the 5 hallaled in drowning were a BAT team

Sir please share the link. Thanks

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/GX...l ... trike.html
by shaun
19 Jul 2017 15:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 736264

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Interestingly our Dhruv WSI/Rudra has MAWS :lol: But till now the so called Su 30 MKI doesnt't have these MAWS system, But they have RWR, The Super MKI upgrade was proposed to get D/C MAWS MKIs do have ELBIT built MAWS called PAWS . Issue of installing MAWS is real estate problem and hampering aero...
by shaun
19 Jul 2017 09:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 736264

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Plz guide me , where is MAWS in the above pics ??
by shaun
19 Jul 2017 07:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 736264

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Mayavi suite includes RWR and Jammer must be an upgraded D-29 from Elbit . Dual color MAWS i.e. Elbit PAWS installed on MKIs .
Even RWR can be MAWS for missiles having active seekers . PAWS is classified as IR based MAWS. Actual missile lunch can be detected by UV based MAWS from missiles plumes
by shaun
15 Jul 2017 08:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1072461

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

Sid wrote:Why a SAM will need a PCB warhead :-?

And I think PF stands for "proximity fuze", not Pre-Fragmented.

Both direct and indirect kill if it's SAM
by shaun
22 Jun 2017 08:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825726

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gzYLeJNNLZY/VW63kqu4iWI/AAAAAAAAMS0/9-bmqJZiNYo/s1600/Floating_Dock.jpg courtesy India Defence http://www.deccanherald.com/content/618378/indian-navy-gets-high-tech.html http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/lt-launches-floating-dock-built-for-navy/article9731253.e...
by shaun
21 Jun 2017 08:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 825726

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gzYLeJNNLZY/VW63kqu4iWI/AAAAAAAAMS0/9-bmqJZiNYo/s1600/Floating_Dock.jpg courtesy India Defence http://www.deccanherald.com/content/618378/indian-navy-gets-high-tech.html http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/lt-launches-floating-dock-built-for-navy/article9731253.e...

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