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by MN Kumar
15 Jul 2012 21:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261847

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

rkhanna wrote:Image

First time i am seeing a picture of the micro TAR in INdian hands.. is this Indian made? Zittara (sp?)


Is that monsoon clothing?
by MN Kumar
12 Jul 2012 22:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 822922

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

^^ more su-30s http://www.freesmileys.org/emoticons/emoticon-char-038.gif It would be safe to assume that the new ones will all be Super 30s. Begs the question, why aren't they planning to convert all impending Su30s into Super config with an add-on cost? I think we have got a pretty good versatile...
by MN Kumar
12 Jul 2012 15:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 822922

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

pragnya wrote:analysis by By Air Chief Marshal P V Naik (Retd)
The Indian Air Force and 24 x 7 Capabilities


Procurement of additional Su-30 is under progress. Our total numbers are going to be in excess of 270 Su-30s.
by MN Kumar
12 Jul 2012 13:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 190374

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

nachiket wrote:^^Why is an Su-33 landing on it?


I guess its not landing. The tail hook is not lowered. It looks like a touch n go.
by MN Kumar
28 Jun 2012 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 76885

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

Jagan,

In the gallery "FILMING THE MIG-21 BISON", below links are broken:

- MiG-21 Bison Virtual Walkaround
- Bison ORP Scramble
by MN Kumar
12 Jun 2012 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 471
Views: 76885

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

I am getting the below error while accessing http://www.bharat-rakshak.com: ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved While trying to retrieve the URL: http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/ The following error was encountered: Unable to forward this request at this time. This request could not be forw...
by MN Kumar
24 May 2012 17:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 579096

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

The LOX Kerosene combination is used for the most powerful rocket engines including the Saturn and Energia.And i dont think all these developments were unknown to anyone.But whats interesting is ISROs lack of vision.Rocket engines being the work horses, any space faring nation can only build its ca...
by MN Kumar
21 May 2012 16:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Nothing new about Pak’s latest missile, scientists tell PM Published: Friday, May 18, 2012, 10:00 IST http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_dna-exclusive-nothing-new-about-paks-latest-missile-scientists-tell-pm_1690275 In the note, the NIAS says: “Information on the launch including an image of the ...
by MN Kumar
18 May 2012 15:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 149735

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Saw a pair of LCA's this morning in formation.
by MN Kumar
16 May 2012 14:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2805
Views: 439219

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

SaiK wrote:http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=18507
High Value link


Looks like the FMS deals are also covered under the offsets clause. Details about the offset's would be even more interesting.
by MN Kumar
21 Apr 2012 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Thanks Ravi & Ramana. Was just thinking loud.
Saw an interview of Dr.Saraswat by a Telugu News channel guy. Buggers cant even ask questions properly. Was asking how its going to make Bangladesh and China nervous. For gods sake why BD?
by MN Kumar
21 Apr 2012 22:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

The extra PL will be revealed when MIRV arrives. ;) and you forgot the range which is inversely proportional to PL I thought about it but arent we forgetting that it was tested with a single warhead config and having a 1.5 ton conventional payload isnt what this missile isnt supposed to carry. My o...
by MN Kumar
21 Apr 2012 21:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

There seems to be some info that's not right about Agni 5 specs when you compare it with its predecessor Agn3. Thought the A5 has got lot of new stuff like the composite motors and other new guidance stuff but still thats inside. From the outside and I mean the dimensions of both the missiles seem p...
by MN Kumar
19 Apr 2012 17:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 178378

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

From here: http://www.timesnow.tv/Kayani-Pak-and-India-need-to-solve-Siachen-issues/articleshow/4400369.cms Key excerpts: Kayani: Pak and India need to solve Siachen issues One senior ex-maulana from BRF madrassa had warned me that after loss of Ghyari, the Saltoro war is over. I did not take that ...
by MN Kumar
14 Apr 2012 14:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 178378

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Saltoro, not Siachen A frequently published Indian analyst has called it a “particularly muscular drama re-enacted by Indian soldiers on the heights” and which neared resolution during the time of Rajiv Gandhi and Benazir Bhutto. “But for one reason or another, especially after Pakistan’s Kargil mi...
by MN Kumar
14 Apr 2012 14:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 919432

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Interesting looking fast interceptor craft from PN/PMSA: PN UAVs (Uqaab?) - note new Camo, hardened shelters and insignia on the trooper's arm Aditya G, can you please remove that links to the other site? They are restricting users coming from BRF. I think it needs to reciprocated in kind. AFAIK we...
by MN Kumar
13 Apr 2012 13:36
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News
Replies: 143
Views: 5449

Re: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News

Jamwal is it from the production lot or being given as an option?
by MN Kumar
13 Apr 2012 12:42
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News
Replies: 143
Views: 5449

Re: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News

Was going through Jamwal's Pinaka pics below. DRDO L&T Pinaka TATA Pinaka Found some differences between the L&T DRDO versionand TATA ones. Tata launcher has a stabilizer in the middle and back. It trades off the extra Fuel tank. Also the rotating platform have some minor differences. Overal...
by MN Kumar
12 Apr 2012 17:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 180854

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Prithwiraj wrote:just a cool image
Really Large Image

That looks like hardcore criminal tied in chains.
by MN Kumar
11 Apr 2012 13:08
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News
Replies: 143
Views: 5449

Re: DEFEXPO-2012: March 29 to April 1, 2012 - Photos & News

shiv wrote:


This could be a battlefield tourism vehicle - judging by the size of those windows.


Thats going to be a DDM carrier in a battlefield.
by MN Kumar
10 Apr 2012 17:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2240
Views: 419168

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Sum are you sure about the Rustom. There is a twin turbo plane thats buzzing for thelast couple of weeks with a very distinct sound. Its forward section looks very similar to Rustom.
Added later: I am talking about the Piaggio Avanti P180. This is a regular at old airport.
by MN Kumar
08 Apr 2012 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261847

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Hiten wrote:this photo captures the beauty like no other
http://defenceexpress.blogspot.in/2012/ ... nd-me.html

That looks like SBC in the background.
by MN Kumar
08 Apr 2012 21:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

It seems A5 though canisterised is still rail launched. What would be the challenges of making it road mobile?
Dont see anything near the size of the Topol telar coming out of desh. Guess the better option would be to get some Russia telars.
by MN Kumar
30 Mar 2012 12:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 579096

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Couple of days back there was a news snippet in one the Telugu daily that a GSLV Mk3 mockup has been moved to the launch pad. Apparently to test the different launch mechanisms. There was also a small picture of the mockup on the launchpad. Couldnt find the same in their online version.
by MN Kumar
28 Mar 2012 15:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 635787

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Saw twin lca's (both in grey :) ) taking off this morning. It looked as if both were doing a bollywood number in the air while trying to get into a formation. Terrific sight.
by MN Kumar
16 Mar 2012 14:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Sometimes its better to have a DDM that has no clue on such issues. Keeps the enemy guessing.
by MN Kumar
13 Mar 2012 18:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 635787

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Couple of questions from the video:

At 2:35 mnts is that a Cannon?
Can someone id the HMDS?

A very cool video. I saw it after take off around whitefield. The engine noise was quite different from regular LCA roars. This looked pretty smooth.
by MN Kumar
07 Mar 2012 18:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 635787

Re: LCA News and Discussions

SagarAg wrote:Coming Soon! :D :D :D :D

Its got a lot of curves. Looking forward for it to be in the air soon.
by MN Kumar
06 Mar 2012 11:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Cant this be a canister?
by MN Kumar
01 Mar 2012 14:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 147571

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Indian Navy: Anti Missile Defence Systems - By Vice Adm (Retd) GM Hiranandani
Has some details about the Trishul project and why Navy selected the Barak.
by MN Kumar
03 Feb 2012 14:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 180854

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Austin wrote:Just got this via email from a friend ... what if its credible ?

http://janamejayan.files.wordpress.com/ ... age2b2.jpg


How genuine is that letter? Just name is mentioned without any signature.
by MN Kumar
30 Jan 2012 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2849
Views: 78649

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

Was just reading the news about Pakistan's proposed mega dams. Bunji & Diamer-Bhasha Dams fall in PoK and munna's two favourite masters are planning to finance to the tune of $12 Billions and $15 Billions respectively.

Bunji Dam

Diamer-Bhasha Dam
by MN Kumar
27 Jan 2012 17:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 388617

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Came across this :rotfl: :
Image

Looks like the Hyderabad International airport road.
by MN Kumar
21 Jan 2012 14:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1904
Views: 370051

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Would such radars be useful to us, given the upcoming fisticuffs with China. Sea based X Band Radar It's got insane range and complement a further network of aerostats and ground based radars (longpine). There was a small bit of info that went unnoticed in the A5 launch prep news: http://ibnlive.in...
by MN Kumar
11 Jan 2012 19:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1341
Views: 232782

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Jagan is it possible to add a url on his page about the incident for which the Late Group Captain was awarded.
RIP.
by MN Kumar
30 Dec 2011 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261847

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Chacko,

Can we have a better resolution of the picture from this news item.
Its a rare sight to see a Dhruv in operation at such high altitudes and senior personnel using it.

http://frontierindia.net/indiandefence/indian-army-northern-command-chief-visits-toops-at-line-of-control/
by MN Kumar
22 Dec 2011 14:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 388617

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Tata's new concept car.

Tata Pixel
Image
by MN Kumar
12 Nov 2011 15:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 635787

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Saw a pair of Tejas taking off to a thunderous roar this afternoon. Both carrying two droptanks.
They returned after appx an hrs flight. One landed and another did some nrithya over the Bangalore skies for sometime.

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