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by MeshaVishwas
21 Jul 2020 17:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2086
Views: 514941

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Terroristani Journo Matiullah Jan(never heard of this one until today) abducted in front of his teacher wife's school in the capital by the Terroristani Army in a very brazen manner:
https://twitter.com/HamidMirPAK/status/ ... 81249?s=19
by MeshaVishwas
21 Jul 2020 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 985428

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Amid border row with China, Naval MiG-29K fighter aircraft to be deployed in Northern sector-ANI
https://www.aninews.in/news/national/ge ... 721161745/
by MeshaVishwas
21 Jul 2020 13:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

Was watching RIAT(Virtual) and got to know something that I hadn't known earlier: A ferry of fighter from the UK to US(6K Km distance) involves 8 Mid Air refuelling ops en route because the planning takes to account an emergency where the (multi engine) fighter has to be recovered at the nearest ai...
by MeshaVishwas
21 Jul 2020 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

Saar, PFB: Only for argument... -Unless composite airframe gives weight saving it's not useful -AESA doesn't inherently give anything that a PESA doesn't provide, except better MTBF -MAWS & LWR are not yet very useful for fighters -Brah-Mos, SPICE-2000, NG LGBs, LDP, Recon system are good https:...
by MeshaVishwas
20 Jul 2020 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 220946

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, Acquisition Wing of Ministry of Defence (MoD), has today signed a contract with BEML for procurement of 1,512 Mine Plough 4 Tank T-90 S/SK at an approximate cost of Rs 557cr. https://twitter.com/DefencePRO_Guj/status/1285198148718092288?s=19 1512 Nos! :twisted: May...
by MeshaVishwas
20 Jul 2020 18:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3792
Views: 1143082

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Thank you for the lovely refresher!
The Tejas trainer looks very graceful, always has.
by MeshaVishwas
19 Jul 2020 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

Just got incredibly confused with so much news articles about the additional 2 A-50EI, last info was it went to CCS for approval(16-17 months ago)
I remembered this from 2015 and this from 2017 but still nothing!
Even our Gajraj upg program contract inking seems to be down with babudomitis.
:x
by MeshaVishwas
19 Jul 2020 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

Was watching RIAT(Virtual) and got to know something that I hadn't known earlier: A ferry of fighter from the UK to US(6K Km distance) involves 8 Mid Air refuelling ops en route because the planning takes to account an emergency where the (multi engine) fighter has to be recovered at the nearest air...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Jul 2020 16:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 985428

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Going by the MO existing in other areas, CCP will undoubtedly increase Aerial activities against us as well, and I feel that Japan has so far the best response to such problems(Although they recently mentioned that their Eagle fleet was eating up a lot of air frame hours due to the continuous scramb...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Jul 2020 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1934
Views: 366013

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Don't know where to put this interview with Boeing's India head. But it contains some good information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHLwvRykIrE Interesting datapoint that the P8s have flown more than 25000 hrs! For a fleet of 12, that seems to be a lot. The forces must find it extremely useful ...
by MeshaVishwas
19 Jul 2020 02:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7943
Views: 885592

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread


Cannot even imagine the scale of impact here considering our Population density.
My best wishes to all those working to find a vaccine and may you succeed before further devastation ensues.
by MeshaVishwas
18 Jul 2020 18:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4178
Views: 823490

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EdMbDEOWoAERM2z?format=jpg&name=900x900 Badge on the left forearm looks like skeleton hand giving a middle finger. Can anyone ID the unit? :lol: It is from a Airsoft player from the Instagram generation of morons(the name is on the "vest" and bottom left) B...
by MeshaVishwas
18 Jul 2020 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 220946

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I was suggesting an alternate powertrain arrangement to overcome the breathlessness but if the Army moves the Arjun there, I would lose my s***. 70 Tons of Rolling Thunder leading the charge, the Gandiva smothering the slit eyed enemy with absolute precision at ranges. In a Dharmayudhdha, I could n...
by MeshaVishwas
18 Jul 2020 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 220946

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Size comparison with a ~35T T-55(ZTQ-15 weight cat) in the background. 8)

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by MeshaVishwas
18 Jul 2020 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 220946

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I was suggesting an alternate powertrain arrangement to overcome the breathlessness but if the Army moves the Arjun there, I would lose my s***. 70 Tons of Rolling Thunder leading the charge, the Gandiva smothering the slit eyed enemy with absolute precision at ranges. In a Dharmayudhdha, I could no...
by MeshaVishwas
17 Jul 2020 22:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2459
Views: 339457

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

How does a Bitchslap look and sound like, you ask?
Follow the below thread.
https://twitter.com/DrSJaishankar/statu ... 41088?s=20
by MeshaVishwas
17 Jul 2020 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3792
Views: 1143082

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

This is not a cricket match where you send your B-Team to play against their B-Team...we need to win against whatever they throw at us! Please remember, the IAF had ordered 20 LCA Mk 1 in 2006 and 20 more in 2010. The last of these will be delivered by 2022 or so! https://twitter.com/Nambitiger1/st...
by MeshaVishwas
17 Jul 2020 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5172
Views: 1069043

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Images or it didn't happen :D

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by MeshaVishwas
17 Jul 2020 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 220946

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Arjun, IIRC can go silent for some time with the APU on board, looking at the EV trend, maybe an all electric FRCV/FMBT on the horizon?
by MeshaVishwas
17 Jul 2020 18:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 423505

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Aditya_V wrote:Useful in transporting the Ajmal Kasab types, a surface trawler and pull it to say 100-150 km from the Mumbai coast.

Also can be used to lay mines, since our Minesweepers are all decommissioned they would try to exploit the situation.
by MeshaVishwas
16 Jul 2020 17:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

Great image. The Jaguar looks really neat with the small radome. I know some people will miss the chisel nose, but I somehow like the radome one a lot more. Of course, capability wise it's streets ahead thanks to the Elta 2052 on board. The first batch still have the 2032 as there were delays with ...
by MeshaVishwas
16 Jul 2020 03:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 870
Views: 220946

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Wait a minute! Did we not let the DRDO loose on a wild goose chase earlier in the calendar? https://i.imgur.com/xwEPymP.jpg Edit: Found this piece by Lt. Gen. Shivane from a fortnight back(gave me a perspective) REINTRODUCTION OF LIGHT TANKS FOR NORTHERN BORDERS https://www.cenjows.in/article-detail...
by MeshaVishwas
15 Jul 2020 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

DARIN-III!
Image courtesy Gp. Capt. HVT sir on Twitter.

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by MeshaVishwas
15 Jul 2020 01:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 845
Views: 183005

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Shook Law from 2015 gives us the PoV of MKU MKU's first substantial army order is impending: a Rs 300 crore contract for 158,000 helmets. In trials concluded last year, MKU's helmet was the only one to pass every test, says Gupta. A key problem that MKU faces is that Indian government buyers do not ...
by MeshaVishwas
15 Jul 2020 01:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 845
Views: 183005

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

New ballistic helmets for the Army - Sandeep Unnithan On June 23, the army’s Infantry Directorate kicked off the process by issuing a Request for Information (RFI) on Indian and global helmet manufacturers. The directorate also conducted a preliminary meeting with a handful of helmet manufacturers ...
by MeshaVishwas
13 Jul 2020 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3516
Views: 585976

Re: International Naval News & Discussion


Brings back scary images from the INS Sindhurakshak fire tragedy.
Hope that no life loss occurs.
by MeshaVishwas
13 Jul 2020 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 845
Views: 183005

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

RANT ALERT Although incredibly happy with Inf modernisation, I wish DMA/MoD avoids step motherly treatment to swadeshi suppliers. https://i.imgur.com/6oeOXiQ.jpg It was tough to swallow the news of irresponsible delays towards payments for contracts executed by HAL but I calmed myself down as I knew...
by MeshaVishwas
13 Jul 2020 01:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

Idan,the MI-26 is certainly not junk.Far be from it.They're the most capable heavylift helos in the world, that can even rescue a downed Chinook,as was done in Afg! The new upgraded 26T is even more capable.. Adm. Philipov Ji, why the same raaga each year? I pointed out the lesser capabilities of t...
by MeshaVishwas
12 Jul 2020 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 845
Views: 183005

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Here is AP Police testing out the IWI/PLR small arms:

https://twitter.com/RKSharm15849483/sta ... 54880?s=19
Still very thankful for MHA/State Police forces for the orders(MSMC,Excalibur,OFB Sniper Rifle etc), hope more procurement from the Pvt sector follows.
by MeshaVishwas
11 Jul 2020 06:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 845
Views: 183005

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

ramana wrote:ThakurB

Does OFB make 5.56mm ammo to NATO standard?

Saar I believe they do, Google maataji threw up this from 2011:
https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease ... elid=78946
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by MeshaVishwas
11 Jul 2020 05:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1950
Views: 391827

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Very sweet news for Japan, ~150 Lightning bolts on an unsinkable aircraft carrier just off the coast of CCPland. Maybe Japan specific items for the birds like their local missiles, on the horizon. Although I understand that military contracts are not really comparable but feel like the Saudi Barbari...
by MeshaVishwas
11 Jul 2020 05:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

M2K airframe life is among the best in the contemporary 4Gen Fighters, from what I gather. They will probably last until we are bored of them. French ware is known to be solid. Plus we pamper our M2K like anything. Yeah, Angad said as much in his interview to ORF. Overbuilt is the word he used I be...
by MeshaVishwas
10 Jul 2020 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

:shock: Saar, you mean no LCH orders?! Yes Saar, No LCH orders... That is because that would be the sensible thing to do no? You tell me saar, I am poor at catching sarcasm maybe? "During the trials, the helicopter and systems performed satisfactorily. LCH also has proven its capability to lan...
by MeshaVishwas
10 Jul 2020 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 104
Views: 33497

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

in times of need as A2G mode what can they carry? Well, looking at the JL-8 which is the peer, she could be suitably armed. https://i.imgur.com/ZLiuias.jpg https://i.imgur.com/4YzBbTG.jpg https://i.imgur.com/CqO9Jwr.jpg https://i.imgur.com/zsXRExF.jpg
by MeshaVishwas
10 Jul 2020 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5066
Views: 1252796

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

ks_sachin wrote:
MeshaVishwas wrote:Vayu reports that the VayuSena has received all the 22 Guardian Heptrs.
Hopefully we order the LCH too and this will give the forces an unmatched edge in the Himalayas.

That cannot happen sir....

:shock:
Saar, you mean no LCH orders?!

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