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by MN Kumar
14 Aug 2014 18:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 139638

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Thanks Chacko for the updates. the below quote is interesting and doesn't match with what we see on Google Maps. The pic seems to be recent as INS Kolkata seems to be out on trials.

All Scorpène-class submarine hulls have been manufactured and the first handover is scheduled by end of 2016.
by MN Kumar
05 Aug 2014 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 609381

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

New Chinese Ballistic Missile Accidentally Pops Up On Environmental Website - Popular Science http://www.popsci.com/sites/popsci.com/files/styles/image_full/public/DF-41%20TEL.jpg?itok=njgpstqZ DF-41 TEL Shown here is the all terrain launch vehicle for the DF-41 ICBM, which has 16 articulated wheel...
by MN Kumar
24 Jul 2014 08:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 609381

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

China’s Mega Warship Plans Become Clearer With New Photos Five months after the first pictures surfaced in February 2014, the Type 055 cruiser testing rig at Wuhan has taken significant steps towards completion. The advantages of a land based test rig allow Chinese naval engineers to make cheaper a...
by MN Kumar
11 Jul 2014 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: RIP Bharat Verma
Replies: 45
Views: 2131

Re: RIP Bharat Verma

RIP Sir
by MN Kumar
01 Jul 2014 13:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1517
Views: 91733

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Lousy video for the majority part except at around the 33 Min mark the two Talwars show up. Shows the sea state at that time. Remember the discussion on the thread about the Mig29K's not flying due to bad weather.

by MN Kumar
01 Jul 2014 12:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 222128

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Interesting video. Glipses of the GSLV MK3 integration also seen. You can see all SDRE humble folks explaining their work to the PM.
by MN Kumar
23 Jun 2014 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni-Shia relations, geopolitics and India
Replies: 139
Views: 3973

Re: Sunni-Shia relations, geopolitics and India

There was attack on a Ahmadiyya Mission House in Hyderabad in May. Surprised that I couldn't find this any main stream media. Ahmadiyya Mission House in Hyderabad Attacked during Friday Prayers! Below is the update with an FIR that details the attack: Update: Ahmadiyya Mission House in Hyderabad Att...
by MN Kumar
23 Jun 2014 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 174456

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Reading "Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen Saga". Completed 10 chapters till now. Truely an eye opener and a beginners guide for anyone interested in Siachen. The stories of personnel and their sacrifices are amazing. It justifies in highlighting the importance of the helicopters in those high a...
by MN Kumar
28 May 2014 18:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 98179

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

ISI still desperate for sand samples of nuclear test area in Pokhran Vimal Bhatia,TNN | May 12, 2014, 04.03 AM IST JAISALMER: Sixteen years after India created history by becoming the sixth country to have tested nuclear bombs and joining the elite nuclear club on May 11, 1998, Pak intelligence age...
by MN Kumar
27 Dec 2013 23:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 415
Views: 92177

Re: India's Shipping Sector

L&T Shipbuilding Kattupalli:

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by MN Kumar
21 Dec 2013 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 72207

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

sadhana wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRUf-WpPAAg

MiM's Asaduddin Owaisi, MS Aiyar, Kirti Azad debating Pak idjuts on Monkey's asha.

Full video available in 'related's.


Just a caution, dont take the words at face value from the idiots on our side Owaisi and MS Aiyar.
by MN Kumar
16 Dec 2013 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 135590

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Kartik wrote:
The uniqueness of ACS is that it facilitates training in 10 different types of fighter aircraft viz., MiG-21 Bison, MiG-29, MiG-27, Su-30, Mirage-2000, Jaguar, Mirage-III, Mirage-V, F-16 and F-6.



The bolded part is interesting. Should makeup for the lack of an actual a/c.
by MN Kumar
16 Dec 2013 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 135590

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Apologies if this gem from Kedar has been posted earlier:

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by MN Kumar
07 Dec 2013 17:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 235098

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

From the Hindu link: Pakistan’s official Army Doctrine calls on the country to “invoke disproportionate responses” in future wars with India, a copy of the document obtained by TheHindu has revealed. “The causes of conflict with the potential to escalate to the use of violence,” the classified inter...
by MN Kumar
21 Nov 2013 18:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1517
Views: 91733

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

Why have no Indian Navy pilots landed on the Vik yet? We definitely have MiG 29k pilots, some of which have trained with USN aircraft carriers. Have they not been trained by Russian Navy pilots? http://www.livefistdefence.com/2013/11/1st-indian-pilot-to-land-on-vikramaditya_19.html He was flying ba...
by MN Kumar
20 Nov 2013 18:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 235098

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

A list of system features appears to confirm an unusual characteristic associated with the CM-400. Unlike most high-speed cruise missiles, which fly at low altitude to avoid detection, the CM-400 uses “high [altitude] launching” to achieve “higher aircraft survivability” , according to the video. A...
by MN Kumar
18 Nov 2013 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 139638

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

India's maritime hawk completes 25 years of yeomen service NEW DELHI: Quietly keeping a hawk-eye on hostile warships, submarines, pirates and other inimical forces in the wide Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the Tupolev-142M aircraft have now clocked 25 years of operations in the Navy without a single a...
by MN Kumar
18 Nov 2013 14:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 134492

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Saw an IJT in yellow primer flying on Saturday.
by MN Kumar
12 Nov 2013 21:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 382901

Re: Indian Autos Thread

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You can see the impact on the railing and the missing red rod on top of it.
by MN Kumar
12 Nov 2013 20:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 382901

Re: Indian Autos Thread

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Andhra-bus-tragedy-Police-to-conduct-DNA-tests-for-identifying-dead/articleshow/24943993.cms Horrific and disgusting bus accident kills over 40 people, including 5 techies. BTW, why would a bus catch fire just from hitting a railing of a culvert- did the gas...
by MN Kumar
08 Nov 2013 12:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 222128

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Isro spy scandal: Gujarat ex-DGP has deal with Congress, BJP says NEW DELHI: BJP on Thursday raked up the 19-year-old Isro spy scandal to allege that former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar had levelled charges of fake encounters against the Narendra Modi government as a quid pro quo for the UPA giving him...
by MN Kumar
23 Oct 2013 15:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 222128

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Just came across these links related to ISRO's resources on the Uttarakhand tragedy.

New high resolution images of Kedarnath – the cause of the debris flow disaster is now clear
Contains images from Bhuvan app.

3D video of the region
by MN Kumar
22 Oct 2013 14:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 134492

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Karan M wrote:And people who were monitoring the local media and pointed all these things out - EJ influence etc were frequently attacked by the handful of self declared "secularists" on this forum. Dubbed as communal, RSS influenced etc. Shameful.


Which kind of an NGO needs 2000 acres?
by MN Kumar
21 Oct 2013 20:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 134492

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Just came across a few things related to YSR family and the Augusta Scam: YSR family comes under helicopter cloud The tremors of the VVIP helicopter scam were felt in Andhra Pradesh after the spotlight fell on the family of the late former chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and his evangelist son...
by MN Kumar
15 Oct 2013 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 139638

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

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Can someone identify the launch ship? Modified Talwar???
by MN Kumar
23 Sep 2013 13:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 571257

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Nasa finding throws wet blanket on Isro’s ambitions Nasa’s Mars rover, Curiosity, coming up empty-handed in its search for methane in the planet’s atmosphere, is likely to throw a wet blanket on India’s forthcoming mission to the Red Planet. The revelation is likely to affect Indian Space Research ...
by MN Kumar
13 Sep 2013 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 737995

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Pankajs,

I appreciate your efforts in formatting the article and trying to put it in a readable format. May be too much of formatting isn't good and the mixing of your comments into it is creating a confusion which dilutes the essence of the content.
by MN Kumar
12 Sep 2013 12:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 609381

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

China turns to stock market to fund navy Chinese investors cheered the prospect of being able to invest in their country's military-industrial complex, driving the Shanghai-listed shares of China Shipbuilding up by the daily limit of 10 percent. Capital markets have funded wars for centuries. Now C...
by MN Kumar
02 Sep 2013 15:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 235098

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

What planes is that Commander using to instruct the nanha moojahids? The lower plane appears to be a Mirage-3, the upper one ? That looks like a Mig 27. The artwork on the PC3 seems to be a desperate attempt to connect to an identity. Something they couldnt figure out since their independence. They...
by MN Kumar
23 Aug 2013 14:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 665816

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

ramana wrote:MNK, Those are aircraft delivered bombs.


Ramana you meant bombs that Jags were used to toss and run?
I was expecting some standoff Air to Surface one's like ASMP.
by MN Kumar
22 Aug 2013 20:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 665816

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

There was always talk about Arihant completing the nuclear triad. We know the Army's delivery vehicles but what about the IAF. Mirage 2000 & Su30 MKI's are its primary carriers along with Jag's in a secondary role. What form are they going to carry the flower petals is not clear yet or never dis...
by MN Kumar
21 Aug 2013 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 609381

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

While looking at google maps, a thought came that from an Indian perspective its not an easy thing for a Chinese Navy surface ship to enter our backyard without being detected, its their sub fleet that's going to be a cause for worry for us and which we need to keep a close watch. The noise about th...
by MN Kumar
20 Aug 2013 20:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3701
Views: 307511

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Looking at the DBO pic. Any reason we didnt build a concrete runway?
by MN Kumar
18 Jul 2013 11:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 142227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Great pics.
Is there any significance to the black & white square blocks on the launch rail?
Does it indicate the number of times its been used?
by MN Kumar
13 Jul 2013 23:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 691694

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

The MHA wants other companies that make helicopters similar to the ALH to bid for the deal. "This will also mean we can ask for certain specifications in the aircraft to suit the operational recruitment of our forces," he added. What a reason. :shock: Does this really need a multi vendor ...
by MN Kumar
10 Jul 2013 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 142227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

You are coming close to my idea of old of turning a few hundred of our retd. aircraft into "kamaikaze"/UCAVs! if we want Kamikaze aircraft, instead of developing new FCS for old and retired aircraft, develop the Advanced Crew Escape and Rescue Capability (AERCAB) so pilots get to put the ...
by MN Kumar
25 Jun 2013 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 142227

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Saw an LCA & a Jag in yellow primer today :D .
by MN Kumar
28 May 2013 19:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2962
Views: 339621

Re: International Military & Space Discussion

Dont know if this was posted earlier.
Video of a DF2 failed launch. Surprised that it doesnt have a self destruct option.
Nice gift to the tallel than mountail friends.

by MN Kumar
19 Apr 2013 15:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3701
Views: 307511

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

US-made India's 1st C-17 aircraft gets shape; to arrive in 2013 The first of India's ten ordered Boeing heavy-lift military transport aircraft has got its shape at an exclusive "major join" ceremony here attended by the top Indian diplomat of the region and IAF officials. The global aeros...

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