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by A Sharma
04 Apr 2014 17:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 203002

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

HAL Crosses Rs. 15,000 Crore Milestone, Wins Most Efficient Navratna Award HAL has notched-up the highest ever turnover of Rs. 15,180 crores for the FY 2013-14 surpassing the previous year's figure of Rs. 14,324 crores. "We crossed the psychological barrier of Rs. 15,000 crores and the product...
by A Sharma
26 Mar 2014 18:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 255420

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

India Test fires Missile from Underwater Platform India successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) of its most ambitious ‘K’ series from an underwater platform off the Visakhapatanam coast. The 750-km range missile, codenamed B-05, was reportedly launched from a submerged...
by A Sharma
26 Mar 2014 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 203002

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

HAL can use the same Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-25C engine used in PC-7 Mk II. That way they can reduce costs too.
by A Sharma
03 Mar 2014 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 14721

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

AKA honesty is being overstated.There are always other ways of making money like selling Mrs Anthony painting's for 28 cr to govt bodies.

Defence minister's wife makes paintings worth Rs 28 crore
by A Sharma
03 Mar 2014 06:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2169
Views: 375350

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Apocalypse in Uttarakhand

Appologies if posted before. Nice video of helicopter operations during Uttarakhand rescue ops. Filmed by guys of IdeaForge makers of Netra UAV
by A Sharma
28 Feb 2014 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 14721

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

Admiral Joshi's firm support bailed out many desi defence projects Bangalore: Admiral D K Joshi, who stepped down as the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) is sure to be missed by the R&D fraternity for the firm support he extended to some of the home-grown programmes. Terming him as a 'gentleman-offic...
by A Sharma
25 Feb 2014 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210817

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

Shore-Based Test Facility in Goa to be launched on March 1 Bangalore: India is all set to launch its first Shore-Based Test Facility (SBTF) for flight-testing various naval fighters that would mandatorily operate from aircraft carriers. Defence Minister A K Antony will lead a top-level delegation t...
by A Sharma
23 Feb 2014 07:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 255420

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Akash missile may be inducted into Army soon HYDERABAD: The successful test-firing of the indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile (SAM) in Odisha on Friday has the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) brimming with confidence that it would be quickly inducted into the Army. With the...
by A Sharma
23 Feb 2014 07:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 801840

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

Walchandnagar Newsletter GB-S4 is part of series of gearbox designed,manufactured and serviced by WIL. Out of series the GB-S4 is special- 100% indigenous supply local development of sources for raw material development& proving heat treatment locally DIN-1 Class accuracy(Highest Accuracy for g...
by A Sharma
09 Feb 2014 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 801840

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

Desi unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) efforts taking flight for India Infact a new indigenously developed airborne Ku-band SAR scheduled to commence trials this year on a flying test bed will eventually take pride of place on the Rustom-2. Interestingly, the new engine configuration is slated to be in...
by A Sharma
08 Feb 2014 07:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1523
Views: 122702

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

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“An exciting event took place today – the first landing of an [Indian] MiG-29 piloted by an Indian pilot on the Vikramaditya,” Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation vice president Igor Ponomarev told reporters at the ongoing DEFEXPO-2014 exhibition in New Delhi.
by A Sharma
24 Jan 2014 20:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 203002

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

HAL Newspaper Jan 2014

Dynamometer Testing of Indigenized Hawk MK132 Aircraft Brakes
First Successful Integration of AIS-MDA-Hurricane Dornier
RWRDC Successfully Completes Sea-Level Trials of LCH
HAL Delivers PTA-Lakshya-1 to BDL for Testing of Akash Missile
by A Sharma
23 Jan 2014 18:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210817

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

DRDO Contingent at the Republic Day Parade‐2014

The aircraft on display in the Republic Day Parade 2014 is the historic aircraft that took to skies for the maiden LCA flight on 04 January 2001.
by A Sharma
16 Jan 2014 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 293137

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Link Mandi Bahauddin: A pilot and a Co-Pilot have lost their lives as a Mirage fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Qadirabad, Mandi Bahaduddin, say media reports. The incident took place Thursday (today). DPO Ameer Taimur has confirmed the plane crash and death of pilots. More...
by A Sharma
14 Jan 2014 19:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 801840

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

Walchand Industries
Jan 2014 edition of Manufacturing Today has article on Walchand industries
by A Sharma
14 Jan 2014 06:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210817

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

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Interesting picture of Tejas loading into C-17. Any idea why?
by A Sharma
28 Dec 2013 08:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 221551

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

L&T News Magazine

L&T contribution to electrical system aboard under construction INS Vikrant is detailed
by A Sharma
21 Dec 2013 18:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4811
Views: 815456

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Successful test of Pinaka Four months after a failed attempt, India’s indigenously developed Pinaka Mark-II rocket system was successfully tested from a defence base off the Odisha coast. At least six rockets were fired from a multi-barrel rocket launcher (MBRL) from Chandipur-on-sea on Thursday. D...
by A Sharma
18 Dec 2013 07:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210817

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

First look at new Tejas facilities | HAL’s hi-tech Tejas hangar goes live; first aircraft likely in 3 months Bangalore: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has set up a state-of-the-art facility with some of the best aerospace manufacturing technologies to take up the Tejas series production. With the ...
by A Sharma
18 Dec 2013 07:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 210817

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

CEMILAC says certifying Tejas test parameters was a challenge | 2445 incident-free flights | 500-odd page RSD ready Bangalore: Scientists attached to the Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) are giving the final touches to the 500-plus pages Release to Service Document (RSD...
by A Sharma
11 Dec 2013 07:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 801840

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

Dec Newsletter

ADRDE conducts successful Paradrop Trial of Heavy Drop System
by A Sharma
11 Dec 2013 07:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 790
Views: 201897

Re: A Nation on the March

ECIL LAUNCHES “NIRBHAYA”, A GPS BASED TELE DISTRESS ALARM DEVICE “NIRBHAYA” is developed at BARC and commercialized by ECIL. This compact electronic device, used in conjunction with a cell phone, sends information to near and dear ones including police in case of severe distress or fear of attack. ...
by A Sharma
05 Dec 2013 02:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 221551

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

INS Konkan catches fire VISAKHAPATNAM: INS Konkan - a mine sweeper under the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) - caught fire at the Naval Dockyard here on Wednesday. The Pondicherry class M-72 ship was undergoing repairs at the time of the fire. No casualties have been reported. The cabin of the vessel i...
by A Sharma
25 Nov 2013 23:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 769365

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Leading with mettle Very old interview. Didnt know that HAL has outsourced alot of ALH to private sector. Our first order from HAL came in 2005 for supplying around 165 components for the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH). Thereafter, HAL has given us more orders, and this year we will be supplying m...
by A Sharma
25 Nov 2013 04:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 221551

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Boeing Delivers 3rd P-8I to India SEATTLE, Nov. 22, 2013 – The third Boeing [NYSE: BA] P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft for the Indian Navy arrived today in India, on schedule. The aircraft departed Boeing Field in Seattle for Naval Station Rajali, where i...

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