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by Rishi_Tri
06 Oct 2017 00:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 649142

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

So for all intents and purposes, Indranil was right. Only 40 Tejas Mk1 have actually been ordered. MoD/IAF have yet to order 83 Tejas Mk1A. Very depressing. We shall need sacks of anti depressants.. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/iaf-to-start-process-to-acquire-single-engine-jets-this-mo...
by Rishi_Tri
06 Oct 2017 00:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 649142

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

ArjunPandit wrote:
Vivek K wrote:nah Hakim ji! Who will buy it?

If priced right, there will be many buyers (yours truly included)


Absolutely. Whatever scale models were there at AI'17 of Tejas were not even a patch on projects that school students would do.
by Rishi_Tri
04 Oct 2017 02:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 649142

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

LCA Tejas to Receive India-made Brake Parachute http://www.defenseworld.net/news/20834/LCA_Tejas_to_Receive_India_made_Brake_Parachute Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra, a wing of India’s Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has transferred technol...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Sep 2017 06:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 649142

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/911050751757053952 In this video, IAF pilots from the operational 45 sqdrn are all praise for the Tejas. Hear it from the horse's mouth https://m.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FIndiatimesfrontlines%2Fvideos%2F1676376715747621...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Sep 2017 21:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952644

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

around UPA2 is when the EMALS/65t vishal thing was sold by US marketing team probably. Exactly. Happened during the series of Malabar exercises in which Indian admirals got tour of American super carriers and fell in love with the capability. And with America's Pivot to Asia theme, it worked out to...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Sep 2017 20:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952644

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Better not to put an unproven DRDO AIP module in Operational Submarine like Scorpene , Safety in Submarine is of the highest level and any unproven system increases risk for the platform and the people manning them and you dont want you best submarine out of combat because you have an untested AIP ...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Sep 2017 20:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952644

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Please use google's feature to set the time (dates) for the search. Hawkeye, EMALS, Carrier and engine groups (via DTTI), C-17, C-130, attack helos, P-8I, 777 light whatever, etc - were all India initiated. In fact, in the initial stages there was much resistance within the SD. Then came an era whe...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Aug 2017 04:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 502569

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

T-90 is fixable. We just have to change: Gun sights Gun FSAPDS ammo Ballistic computer Change the engine Add an AC Add an APU Indigenize the armor Modernize the missiles Apart from that it is a fine tank - Philip keeps informing us. It should be air transportable by C-17s as well though not parachu...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2017 10:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Kashi wrote:Missed the speech. What did he say exactly?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6C2Bn0T15w

Listen in at 51:37. Literal translation - Tejas touching skies of glory across the globe. Did some boot polishing while translating. :D
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2017 08:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

PM mentioned 'Tejas' bringing glory to India towards end of his I Day speech today.

Could not ask for more assurance that he knows about the program and that it has full backing of the most important person in India.

Vande Mataram.
by Rishi_Tri
10 Aug 2017 09:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5262
Views: 1091358

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Some seriousness on engines. We have multiple engine programs running. Someone will be successful, at some point in time in all aspects. Hopefully the french shall fall for Indian beauties and we shall have the core tech, aka the Chinese for submarines. But hope we don't have to do it and someone so...
by Rishi_Tri
21 Jul 2017 20:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 811782

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Delay in induction, perhaps yes. But reason, perhaps not. This is an age old problem and afflicts all services. Know of cases first hand.

Can be flipped around to say that - given genuine components, the weapons wont fail, if the components are the reason.
by Rishi_Tri
20 Jul 2017 08:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952644

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

A questionable decision at best if it has been decided to delay / scrap IAC 2. Don't quite believe it though. Questionable cause - Puts paid to all capability at Cochin. Come 2025 when we plan to build the next one, people would have retired, gone away and we shall be on our way to acquire some oil ...
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jul 2017 22:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 937785

Re: Small Arms Thread

What are the advantages of 7.62 mm rifle versus 5.56 mm? What has changed Army's outlook towards 5.56 mm ? -way operations are being conducted, weapons possessed by adversaries..!!
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jul 2017 09:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 811782

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

getting L&T and Bharat Forge to make parts for the Dhanush & ATAGS and even parallel production lines is the only way forward if we want to develop pvt sector for defence and MII. just reserving 100% of the malai for fat cat OFB to do as they please is the kind of regressive step that shows...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jul 2017 12:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 811782

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Jay - You are right. Real support Yes. But, perhaps tied up in trials and more trials in controlled situations? Should not we arm regiments with Dhanush .. ATAGS .. others in whatever numbers possible and get field feedback, not in tailored scenarios. Subscribe to the thought of incremental.. field ...
by Rishi_Tri
18 Jul 2017 11:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 811782

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

OT but relevant. We seem to have lost focus on supporting home grown products after Parrikar left. He wanted to move on but don't know if something else precipitated it. Non defense example on imports for a program of national importance - we are now importing 85% plus of Solar power equipment from ...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Jul 2017 13:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Great that daily nourishment of LCA news / discussions is back.

Close up of NLCA from AI17. Beauty.

https://twitter.com/RishiTri76/status/8 ... 7614108672
by Rishi_Tri
15 Jul 2017 00:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2313
Views: 479304

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Should DRDO or any other govt entity even spend time on smaller drones? Shouldn't private sector be given the contracts? Remember seeing pictures in ToI of a few young guns (all of us here too are young guns :)) carrying drones at some Policing Exhibition in Delhi. Dont know if people have been trie...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Jul 2017 13:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 502861

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

First flight in 2024 or 2025! Didnt know that Tejas Mk 2 is already flying. Anyway, if production starts in 20236, that is a leisurely 30 years of design and development. We seem to be taking LCA experience in an entirely different direction i.e., take as much time as possible. Lets hope things are ...
by Rishi_Tri
11 Jul 2017 15:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Want to provide competition to HAL? Ask private party to assemble LCA in addition to HAL. Find this talk of developing local assembly capability only through assembly of foreign fighter very facetious. OT here. Should getting funds for AMCA, Ghatak be difficult given that we are splurging 1000s of c...
by Rishi_Tri
10 Jul 2017 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

If we have to fight the Single Engined program, so be it. For the sake of indigenous programs and for those who have toiled all these years. Been peppering PM / DM with messages on twitter. If it calls for street protests, we should do it. Tejas needs as many hands on deck as possible, within the pr...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Jul 2017 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1297111

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

'Which we will then lose...' Come on! Take a break! If nothing else take inspiration from Kidambis and Sindhus who have beaten the Chinese best at their own game. All they do is drive vehicles across the flat dust pan of Tibet. Engage them in mountain warfare and they shall feel the air or lack of i...
by Rishi_Tri
01 Jul 2017 10:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1297111

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

time is ripe to humiliate and punish china now that their paws are inside the cookie jar. we must not let this opp go to make them lose face. east asia is watching keenly. whatever they have built in encroached areas must be demolished under the glare of NDTV cameras and Hindu reporter flown in for...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jun 2017 05:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952644

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Is the dock self propelled? Does it have self defence capability? For vessel this size and capability, acquisition price mentioned seems low.
by Rishi_Tri
22 Jun 2017 04:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Khalsa wrote:Its like a cloud... its taking over all threads... honestly i would not be surprised if it gets a mention in the Arjun thread.

:rotfl: :rotfl:
by Rishi_Tri
08 Jun 2017 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4823
Views: 932471

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

From the above article -- "Having designed the helicopter, there is very little else that HAL has on its table, except setting up manufacturing facilities. Even the avionics of the IMRH will be imported," said Vijainder Thakur, a defense analyst and retired Indian Air Force squadron leader...
by Rishi_Tri
05 Jun 2017 22:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 76391

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Fantastic Fantastic achievement this. In post launch credits on telecast on DD, almost all scientists said native design, materials, manufacture, execution. True Made in India. Its been a long journey from Glavkosmos, sanctions. Recall reading interview of some French scientist years ago.. who said....
by Rishi_Tri
31 May 2017 23:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3611
Views: 659151

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

If wreckage is scattered in that big area, can we rule out mid air disintegration of the plane. From the few air crash investigation episodes I saw, when the plane is shot down, the wreckage will be scattered across large area. Not suggesting that, need wait till black box is analyzed. Cannot be ru...
by Rishi_Tri
29 May 2017 21:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4823
Views: 932471

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/indigenous-black-boxes-for-mi-17s/407714.html Indigenous black boxes for Mi-17s The Air Force’s Russian built Mi-17 helicopters will soon be equipped with indigenously developed electronic black boxes in place of the existing older technology. These helicopte...
by Rishi_Tri
26 May 2017 19:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3611
Views: 659151

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

Any chance Chinese bringing down SU-30 ? It is highly possible. Anything is possible but highly unlikely. Doimara in Bhalukpong being given as the location where wreckage has been located in almost Assam. If it is Chinese shoot down must have a SAM with range of 100 km .. extremely accurate. More l...
by Rishi_Tri
23 May 2017 23:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 825359

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

I understand even in intense wars like 1971 or nowdays in Syria, average sorties an aircraft undertakes is 1 to 2 only per day. Though not right comparison but even in Indian commercial aviation, DGCA says Pilots can do up to 3 landings on domestic flights everyday. 1 or 2 sounds low for a war scen...
by Rishi_Tri
23 May 2017 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 806798

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Bheeshma wrote:Bunkers were being done 15-20 years back when musharaff came crawling for ceasefire . The mehran base like attacks are what is missing.


++ Acknowledge.

Meant that Bunker Busting was good enough for that time. Hope that the path and time to The base wont be too long, if need be.
by Rishi_Tri
23 May 2017 22:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 806798

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

+108 Ultraviolence & 10X overmatch are the only languages Pakis understand. The brutality should be so painful that they wince when even thinking about it ++ that.. Think its time to move beyond destroying bunkers along LoC. Bunkers are as expendable among assets as they can be. Time to strike ...
by Rishi_Tri
23 May 2017 18:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 806798

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Indian Army Conducts Counterstrikes Against Pakistani Posts Along The Line Of Control By Saurav Jha - May 23, 2017 http://www.delhidefencereview.com/2017/05/23/indian-army-conducts-counterstrikes-against-pakistani-posts-along-the-line-of-control/ The Indian Army (IA) in an official statement has co...
by Rishi_Tri
18 May 2017 14:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 811782

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I'm a bit peeved at this celebratory mood on twitter by all defense bloggers about the first two M777s arriving and also some patronising headlines by news websites. Didn't see such jubilation for Dhanush or ATAGS. What can I say, I'm still just a desi khadi lover. Right On. Another illustrious cha...
by Rishi_Tri
05 May 2017 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4243
Views: 982466

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

GSLV becomes the next PSLV. Wonder what shall happen to it?

Anyway, congrats to all. DD had begun playing images around 5:20 pm. Guess the launch was kept so as our mandarins wanted to play the first visuals in front of videshi netas, which Mr Kiran Kumar did.

Now wait for GSLV MkIII.
by Rishi_Tri
02 May 2017 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 637385

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Guys, I don't know about you, but its one thing not to be able to respond to TSP's brazen provocations, but I am sick and tired of BJP spokesman harp on the following to points, laughable were it not tragic: 1. That TSP is isolated. Are these BJP spokesman smoking some high octane delusional hashis...

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