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by khukri
03 Jul 2009 07:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 22430

Re: Indian Military Aviation

chetak wrote:[quote="shiv Flying hours are really not that very important. Proficiency is much more vital and this does not come merely from clocking up "flying hours"


Oh really? - I'd say its a pretty important ingredient in the mix, in addition to classroom instruction and simulator training - both of which are probably more relevant to rookie pilots. More hours = more proficiency - or do you disagree?
by khukri
15 Jun 2009 08:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 30126

Re: Indian Military Aviation

...its also time to stop putting all our eggs in a Russian basket - and being screwed over on delivery schedules, prices, spares etc. etc.....!
by khukri
25 Apr 2009 10:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 937528

Re: Small Arms Thread

by khukri
15 Jan 2009 02:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 24354

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=3901236&c=EUR&s=TOP India Receives First Phalcon-Equipped AWACS By vivek raghuvanshi Published: 14 Jan 11:04 EST (16:04 GMT) Print | Email NEW DELHI - With relations between India and Pakistan on the downside after the Nov. 26 Mumbai terror attacks, the...
by khukri
24 Aug 2008 03:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4146
Views: 778202

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

>>>Both weapons by the way - are also in use by the Paki's<<< The P-90 was bought on a trial (User Evaluation) bases only. The FN-2000 was bought for their AirForce Base Protection Unit. The SSG generally uses Chinese Type 56s and American M-4 Handouts. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FN_P90 according...
by khukri
23 Aug 2008 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4146
Views: 778202

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

rkhanna wrote:If you check out the Link above in the Tiny pic the Assaulter at the Back has a FN-2000 and the one to the front (left) has the P-90

Time to Update the BR page on the SPG?


Both weapons by the way - are also in use by the Paki's
by khukri
08 Aug 2008 13:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 937528

Re: Small Arms Thread

ArmenT wrote:I think Igorr's translation software mistranslated that one. I think he meant to say "under-barrel" instead of "ante-barrel"

Nope - I think sub-barrel meant under barrel, ante barrel loading might mean from the rear as opposed to muzzle loading - is that correct Igorr?
by khukri
30 Jul 2008 23:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 516
Views: 165531

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

U.S. wants counterterror funds for Pakistan F-16s http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080724/pl_nm/pakistan_usa_planes_dc;_ylt=AqnfXY_H2PLwvOp6mu9C0lBvaA8F It ain't over till the fat lady sings - and she appears to have a sore throat! U.S. Moves to Suspend Pakistan F-16 Upgrade Money By agence france-pres...
by khukri
18 Jul 2008 14:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 276171

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

From Defense News: Aircraft Engine Technology to Power Indian Ships By vivek raghuvanshi Published: 17 Jul 12:43 EDT (16:43 GMT) Print | Email NEW DELHI - Even as India's homemade Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) awaits the indigenous Kaveri engine, which has been under development for more than 15 years...
by khukri
17 Jul 2008 07:21
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008
Replies: 850
Views: 242703

Re: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008

sanjaykumar wrote:Good picture-why the airbrakes?

photo opportunity!
by khukri
10 Jul 2008 14:08
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away
Replies: 191
Views: 58193

Re: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away

PM = born Hindu, but Parsi by marriage Army generals going lower in rank = Parsi, Sikh, Jewish. add Christians to the list as well. ....and lets not forget Muslims as well - if an are in doubt as to their contribution to our victories agaiinst Pakistan - I would point you to the citation for Abdul ...
by khukri
09 Jul 2008 03:28
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away
Replies: 191
Views: 58193

Re: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw passes away

Here was the son of the soil, who orchestrated the singular and the greatest Hindu led military victory in the last 1100 years of Hindu/Indian history- a victory over practitioners of an ideology that had continuosly humiliated mostly Hindus since Kassim's thuggery 1100 years ago- yet certain elite...
by khukri
04 Jul 2008 02:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 276171

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

from defense News: Indian Firms Begin Akash Production By vivek raghuvanshi Published: 2 Jul 14:49 EDT (18:49 GMT) Print | Email NEW DELHI - India's homegrown surface-to-air missile, the Akash, has entered the production stage with participation from several state-owned and private-sector defense co...
by khukri
02 Jul 2008 00:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 980294

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

From Defence-Aerospace: Pakistan - AN/ALQ-211(V)9 AIDEWS Pods (Source: US Defense Security Cooperation Agency; dated June 26, web-posted June 27, 2008) WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan of AN/ALQ-211(V)9 AIDEWS Po...
by khukri
24 Jun 2008 00:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 276171

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

From Defence Aerospace: India, France to Float Joint Venture to Make SAMs (Source; ddi Indian Government news; issued June 23, 2008) India and France may soon join hands to make the latest variants of surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) with a lethal hundred per cent kill probability, on the lines of the...
by khukri
04 Jun 2008 17:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 196153

Successful IDAS Missile Firing From Submerged Submarine (Source: Diehl BGT Defence; dated May 29, web-posted June 3, 2008) ÃœBERLINGEN, Germany --- The submarine missile IDAS (Interactive Defence and Attack system for Submarines), equipped with an optical wave guide, performed a successful test flig...
by khukri
04 Jun 2008 16:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 518
Views: 532195

I'm sure the DDM author mixed up the Gorshkov and the Viraat. if the MiG-29 can land on the Gorshkov, the N-LCA should be able to do so as well. length of the runway for landing is more than adequate for a small sized N-LCA to land with arrested recovery. It does sound fishy. However, the AC needs ...
by khukri
24 May 2008 08:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4146
Views: 778202

CalvinH wrote:It means Best Security Everywhere (Sarvatra- Everywhere, sarvottam- Best, Suraksha- Security)

I stand corrected - my last serious brush with sanskrit was many moons ago!
by khukri
24 May 2008 03:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4146
Views: 778202

what is the sanskrit motto on the NSG insignia ?? link can't read it. "Something Ka Vinash " ( Vanquish Something), perhaps? Incidentally it seems to be an unofficial motto, as they do have an official motto, as can be seen here: http://www.nsg.gov.in/DG0907.htm but there again, it is obs...
by khukri
21 May 2008 19:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 518
Views: 532195

Rahul M wrote:^^^^

on a high, dear ?? :D

my advise, get a spell check software ASAP and a cup of hot steaming black coffee !!


.......coffe no, valium maybe!
by khukri
04 Mar 2008 10:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 109504

by khukri
28 Feb 2008 00:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 276171

Im just quoting the article attached to the posted link.[/quote]

Ayyo, I was refering to that pr!ck who wrote the report. My bad onlee[/quote]

No problemo..
by khukri
28 Feb 2008 00:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 276171

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=3393729&c=MID&s=TOP Antony, meanwhile, said India was giving up a project to locally build a short-range surface-to-air missile called Trishul (Trident). The project has been dogged by frequent failures during trials in the past few years. Where did An...
by khukri
28 Feb 2008 00:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 276171

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i= ... =MID&s=TOP


Antony, meanwhile, said India was giving up a project to locally build a short-range surface-to-air missile called Trishul (Trident).

The project has been dogged by frequent failures during trials in the past few years.
by khukri
16 Nov 2007 20:41
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 338
Views: 109504

url wrong url - posting article from Defense-Aerospace: Deadly Precision: Snipers Get New Longer Range Rifles (Source: UK Ministry of Defence; issued Nov. 14, 2007) Snipers in the Army, Royal Marines and RAF Regiment are to get a new rifle that will give them lethal precision at even greater distan...
by khukri
25 Mar 2007 13:29
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan forces watch -arms sales, operations, doctrine, etc
Replies: 315
Views: 121455

Janes - report: Pakistan's industry joins international competition for new NATO-standard rifle Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) has supplied the Pakistan Army with trials PK-8 assault rifles as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) considers changing from 7.62 mm weapons to a 5.56 mm system.But POF is fac...
by khukri
07 Feb 2007 12:55
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2007 - Photo Thread
Replies: 345
Views: 107545

MiG-35 at the Yelahanka Air Force Station Do those two come with the plane? :twisted: Got to give it to the Russians for their marketing skills. Suddenly I have the overwhelming urge to buy two Mig-35s and put myself in between. Hmm - typo in the above post. I can see two white MiG 35s. BTW what's ...
by khukri
12 Sep 2006 12:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4146
Views: 778202

Re: Very rare pics of some of India's Special Forces

amit.sharma wrote:http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?t=62282

I hope somebody from BR follows this link and a subsequent one that the author also includes - there are some outstanding photographs in the two - for the BR hostory and special forces pages! - with the author's permission of course.
P!
by khukri
14 Aug 2006 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1050
Views: 180812

Harry wrote:I knew this thread would'nt take off. Just curious but does anyone other than Jagan, Samir, Sree, Shiv and me, actually research or take interest in IAF history?

I think Jagan will confirm that I do...
by khukri
27 Feb 2006 02:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 127716

Posted in Defense News: Finmeccanica Plans E-scan Radar Targets Retrofit Market for Combat Aircraft By TOM KINGTON, ROME February 20, 2006 Finmeccanica is planning to develop a low-cost, electronically scanned combat aircraft radar for the retrofit market, said a senior executive. The program will b...
by khukri
09 Feb 2006 13:10
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defexpo 2006
Replies: 286
Views: 96949

[quote="Zynda"][quote] Apparantly that is called "Dark Shark": Israel Defense Forces Navy Unleashes "Death Shark" Against Terrorism Quote: ... The unmanned speedboat is equipped with a remote-controlled machine gun capable of being operated with laser accuracy up to a r...
by khukri
29 Nov 2005 01:47
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part II
Replies: 254
Views: 103740

khukri wrote:Edited by Admin: The url to news iteam is already posted, why post it again and this time full body?

sorry admins - hadn't seen it when posting!

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