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by shaun
07 Jan 2018 19:27
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 279463

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

More over the porkies are playing safe , evaluating VT4 Battle Tanks , it weigh 52 ton !!
by shaun
06 Jan 2018 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 571757

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

:!: :?: :evil: what is their to cheer ???!?
by shaun
06 Jan 2018 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 259002

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

. I think this sums up all "
Pakistan has essentially developed its bargaining power by threatening its own demise"
by shaun
04 Jan 2018 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house
Replies: 72
Views: 5692

Re: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house

from the above tribune report UIDAI Para 4: The Aadhaar number is not a secret number. It is to be shared with authorised agencies whenever an Aadhaar holder wishes to avail certain service or benefit of government welfare scheme/s or other services. But that does not mean that the proper use of Aad...
by shaun
04 Jan 2018 09:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2542
Views: 310204

Re: Military Flight Safety

Pic of mig 29 k https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-MDrSrfYF690/WkzmgytO9AI/AAAAAAABPwY/C6MxoRGOCcY54H-HGwc3NtAryUCd5GHTgCLcBGAs/s1600/Indian%2BNavy%25E2%2580%2599s%2BMiG%2B29K%2Bcrashes%2Bin%2BGoa%2Bnaval%2Bbase%2B1.jpg http://im.rediff.com/news/2018/jan/03mig29k.jpg Aborted take off , going by the visuals ...
by shaun
03 Jan 2018 09:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3545
Views: 637247

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Departments get PMO stick for Made in India hurdles https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/departments-get-pmo-stick-for-made-in-india-hurdles/articleshow/62345536.cms NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister's Office has admonished departments, ministries and public sector units for not bei...
by shaun
02 Jan 2018 11:03
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 711416

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Casualties due na-pak artillery during kargil war . How our counter batteries faired , at least I did not find any account on that . Heard we we're handicapped by non funtional weapon locating radars from the Khan's.
by shaun
01 Jan 2018 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 905
Views: 202022

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

srin wrote:What's the source of these images ?

i have hosted those images. Are those Tropospheric Scatter Communications Systems ??
by shaun
01 Jan 2018 21:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 905
Views: 202022

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

Image
Image

Please ID those radars ?? with IAF 740 Signal Unit
by shaun
30 Dec 2017 08:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 554173

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

DRDO had never built any kind of AWACS when they began the Netra project. They delivered it without any foreign partners. Doesn't mean there won't be challenges in making a Phalcon like 360 degree system, but have some faith at least where they have a good track record. You are right. Karan, tell u...
by shaun
24 Dec 2017 23:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3486
Views: 508978

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

http://www.blog.indianrailways.gov.in/tri-netra-terrain-imaging-for-diesel-drivers-infra-red-enhanced-optical-radar-assisted-system/ . TRI-NETRA – Terrain imaging for diesel dRivers Infra-red, Enhanced Optical & Radar Assisted system Ministry of Railways, Railway Board has initiated a proposal ...
by shaun
24 Dec 2017 15:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4199
Views: 671653

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Yup LCA teja's , LCH Dhruv .....that light nomenclature sucks
by shaun
22 Dec 2017 09:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3545
Views: 637247

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The benefits of Aadhar enabled services is slowly getting appreciated by the masses . In my travel in rural , semi urban parts in India , happened to strike a convo with one rural folk . His ration card is aadhar linked where in he got to know from a sms in his registered mobile that his monthly quo...
by shaun
21 Dec 2017 17:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

What if secrets of our nuclear boats gets leaked out from the house of LnT by some ex employee. What would have been our reaction ???
by shaun
16 Dec 2017 08:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house
Replies: 72
Views: 5692

Re: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house

Aadhaar data kept, processed only on own secure servers: UIDAI https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/aadhaar-data-kept-processed-only-on-own-secure-servers-uidai/articleshow/60342148.cms New Delhi, Aug 30 () The UIDAI today rejected charges that foreign firms were accessing se...
by shaun
13 Dec 2017 21:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4199
Views: 671653

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

CAG. 32% deficiency in fleet of Cheetahs/Chetaks,52% more than 30 yrs old.The AAC is in a crisis and needs LUHs as of a few yrs. ago.Nitpicking about the already selected KA-226 must end in the interests of our troops in exceptionally hostile environments.Had the HAL LUH completed its trials one ca...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 18:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

chetak wrote:Basically, the design philosophy of western and russian/soviet systems are very different.


So basically what is our philosophy , is it Hybrid ?? :D
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 18:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

So a missile boat, that did what it's supposed to do, is the reason why we should buy tons of other russki stuff that doesn't work? These missile boats did what such missile boats were NEVER, EVER intended to do. That was Indian ingenuity at its best , what even the Roosis could not believe. On the...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 17:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I think if it was not for Ruski stuff we would not have much of Air Force, very little of Navy and an army minus most equipment. Also, Ruski stuff are not killing the Tejas, the western stuff is competing against Tejas. Ruski stuff are hurting the Arjun. It is a fact. We are OK in missiles on our o...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 17:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

No individual weapon win a war , its the strategy that works. In the last limited war Bofors and Mirage got more attention and ironically both are western platforms . Add to that , percentage of ruski equipment in our defense is shrinking year on year.Deals will be more on strategic weapon where the...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 16:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Maximum russi maal are crappy to the extent that we have to integrate our or western technology to keep it relevant. As hakeemji rightly said that we got badly screwed up in the midst of cold war. Our stop gap strategy have cost us a lot and it's still counting .
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 08:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Mig 29K having engine problem is not unique to us , actually we should be proud of our naval aviators that they are managing to record sorties with out any incidence . Here’s Why the Russian MiG-29KR Crashed Into the Sea, According to Report http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/6121/heres-why-the-ru...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 08:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839557

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

So, the issue with the 29k availabililty has been a spares issue and nothing fundamentally wrong with engine itself as many on brf has speculated? So, why does india continnue to face spares issues withh russian hardware? lack of support deals to keep uptiimes high? OEM and russian arm twisting? As...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1431
Views: 191231

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

So, the issue with the 29k availabililty has been a spares issue and nothing fundamentally wrong with engine itself as many on brf has speculated? So, why does india continnue to face spares issues withh russian hardware? lack of support deals to keep uptiimes high? OEM and russian arm twisting? As...
by shaun
12 Dec 2017 07:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1431
Views: 191231

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

So, the issue with the 29k availabililty has been a spares issue and nothing fundamentally wrong with engine itself as many on brf has speculated? So, why does india continnue to face spares issues withh russian hardware? lack of support deals to keep uptiimes high? OEM and russian arm twisting? No...
by shaun
11 Dec 2017 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1431
Views: 191231

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

Vivek K wrote:Can the Akulas be taken to war under the terms of the lease?

Very good question , for that we have to find the operational deployment pattern of earlier avatar of chakra.
by shaun
11 Dec 2017 07:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3164
Views: 668058

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

As was done by the IAF some time ago- when they had both legacy M2Ks and MIG-29s in service, a contest was held to see which aircraft was the better fighter.It surprised many that the MIG was the victor again and again .(AM Masand in Vayu).NATO also found out that its E.German MIG-29s were better t...
by shaun
09 Dec 2017 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3164
Views: 668058

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

Ramana ji thanks for you effort but the question is directed to our resident Russophile as the wiki one you provided is more generic
by shaun
09 Dec 2017 07:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3164
Views: 668058

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

Ruski sahab aka Philip , please share with us the technology that went in for Baaz upgrade , how those technology is superior to the upgrades that went in Vajra ?? Rather then posting some translated cyrillic scripts ,answering the above question will enlighten us and enrich this thread.
by shaun
30 Nov 2017 15:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1089888

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

so we can all discard "wolf pack tactics" & accept range limited to 300km .
by shaun
30 Nov 2017 08:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1089888

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

How does it target moving ships? The test was against a static ship target. From what I remember, the IAF acquisition of 200 Brahmos-A was for land strike and not for anti-shipping. Not all tests were on static ships , Brahmos with its mid course guidance and terminal seeker should have the ability...
by shaun
25 Nov 2017 16:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1089888

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^^ Su 34 dropping bombs from fair height. No LDAs. Smaller targets appear to be dumb bombs. Hits on buildings appear more precise and cannot be small dumb bombs. Those individual vehicles getting hit are remarkably accurate (within 2 meters?) And every flash is exactly at the cross hairs? Is the c...
by shaun
22 Nov 2017 05:18
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 279463

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
srai wrote:^^^
MiG-29s were bartered for bananas.


by shaun
21 Nov 2017 10:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 558643

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Yagnasri wrote:China is just 1.7%??? How is that possible from all the reports we are reading?

The trick lies in the "Chinese banking regulatory commission" :wink:
by shaun
11 Nov 2017 10:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 568097

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Why the IAF bashing based on some reports?? If people here can argue about teja's merit and demerits of foreign maal , don't you guys think the various stake holders who are actually involved can make similar arguments ?? MOD is the ultimate decision maker. May be we can device some mechanism to cou...
by shaun
11 Nov 2017 07:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 568097

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Chill guys, that's DDM hit job . Some amature wrote that stuff , simply hilarious. Millions in India are reading it on ToI and being influenced by it. Babus too. Nothing of a laughing matter. Well , millions don't have voting rights to select . ToI article will influence the actual stake holders . ...
by shaun
10 Nov 2017 23:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 568097

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Chill guys, that's DDM hit job . Some amature wrote that stuff , simply hilarious.
by shaun
07 Nov 2017 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3922
Views: 577691

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

I like this particular line from Army chief, General S Padmanabhan, when he went public with an explicit threat on January 11, 2002. 'As long as I am alive, if nuclear weapons are used against India, or Indian forces, or the forces in the seas, or our economic interests, the perpetrator of the parti...
by shaun
07 Nov 2017 13:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1089888

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Karthik S wrote:
shaun wrote:Test failed :(


Boss, please provide a link.

Of course I was in "diblu mode" .!!!! 8)

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