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by kmc_chacko
13 Nov 2011 22:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

cancel Mirage upgrading and order 126 Rafael's i.e., (52 old Mirage & additional 74 i.e., extended order of MRCA for 74 fighters) and original order for MRCA i.e., 126 fighters of EF total 252 new birds to top end technology
by kmc_chacko
05 Nov 2011 17:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Chances of EF winning is more since Finance Minister has spoke about bailouting EU from Economic melt down India may consider financing EU bailout: FM NEW DELHI: Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday hinted at financing for sorting out Eurozone crisis after a credible assessment of solvency...
by kmc_chacko
25 Sep 2011 07:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

If IAF decides to buy EF or Rafaels which version it may opt for ? as the delays continues both fighters were upgraded and new versions were rolled out and since IAF already submitted its requirements and both consortium have quoted price for the same, and by the time IAF signs they might have rolle...
by kmc_chacko
26 Jul 2011 07:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1010480

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

^^but major Air bases are covered
by kmc_chacko
26 Jul 2011 07:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 737993

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

^^ they are just making it clear that there will be further increase in MRCA order, and a way to get more bargaining power.

nothing else PAKFA will be inducted before 2018
by kmc_chacko
26 Jul 2011 07:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

^^ If we look at Su-30MKIs order IAF may opt for more than that i.e., 250+ so that it can depend on fewer type of fighters by the time PAKFA & MCA will be roles out. I prefer MRCA order will go to EF, since it is the youngest of all MRCA contenders (Except Gripen-NG) and we have SU-30MKI which c...
by kmc_chacko
11 Jun 2011 06:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

^^^
So, EF partners are yet to approve for AESA radar development, very strange.

Now MRCA Tender favours towards Rafael
by kmc_chacko
10 Jun 2011 07:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

will IN buy 6 subs from Russian to keep them happy & to quickly fill the shortfall in numbers of Subs
by kmc_chacko
02 Jun 2011 06:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Can Germany or EADS partners give assurance that in future there will no sanctions/bans or blacklisting just like they did for Gujarath & other states.
by kmc_chacko
30 May 2011 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

What role actually MRCA play in IAF squadrons.
by kmc_chacko
29 May 2011 17:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Surviving a 50 to 100 nuke bomb attack on India
Replies: 256
Views: 23012

Re: Surviving a 50 to 100 nuke bomb attack on India

If we survived then we can think of rehabilitation otherwise not to worry. . . . .
by kmc_chacko
29 May 2011 17:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Presently PN have 6 subs & PLAN has around 70 subs and IN countering them with 14 subs what a pity.

Just look at the future Chinese are arming Pakistan to counter or neutralize India. GoI should wake up quickly or it will be very late to act
by kmc_chacko
29 May 2011 16:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I don't know when will IN understand the under water threat from Chinese & Pakistan Navies
by kmc_chacko
19 May 2011 18:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 573237

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

I would have preferred to have 126 Rafael's i.e., 72 to IAF (replace 51 older Mirage's and total 4 sq) & 54 for IN and 216 EF's i.e., by 2020 IAF will have 3 sq of Mig-29, 12 sq of EF's, 4 sq of Rafael, 15 sq of Su-30MKI, 6 sq of Tejas total 40 sq of top end fighters
by kmc_chacko
04 May 2011 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 194867

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

will GoI show interest to ask France to buyback 52 old Mirages and replace it with 7sq single seater & 7 twine seater Rafaels total 252 fighters i.e., 14 sq
by kmc_chacko
11 Mar 2011 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 648194

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

narayana wrote:
we may end up with 126 Typhoons or Rafale plus 74 F-18s



or 126+51 Rafael's & 74 F-18s
by kmc_chacko
11 Mar 2011 19:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1010480

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

pakis are bak doing their usual dance of begging for more used F-solahs http://www.dawn.com/2011/03/10/pakistan-plans-to-buy-more-f-16s.html “ We will take as many as they are willing to give ,” said a diplomatic source when asked how many of these aircraft Pakistan was seeking. words of inspiratio...
by kmc_chacko
06 Mar 2011 13:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 648194

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

I didn't understand why Brits are more interested in JSF than Naval EFs
by kmc_chacko
06 Mar 2011 13:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 779578

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

After Beijing Sends a Frigate to the Med, a Leading Author Poses a Chilling Question... How Long Until a Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails Up the Thames ? Daily Mail .co.uk They are simply making unwanted noise for retain Aircraft Carriers. China may build 2 AC's not more than that, because technology...
by kmc_chacko
05 Mar 2011 17:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Indian Navy personnel may get enhanced loan facility for daughters marriage The aspect was discussed at the Annual General Meeting of INBA (Indian Naval Benevolent Association) and NGIS (Naval Group Insurance Scheme). The meeting was held at Southern Naval Command, Naval Base Kochi on 4th March. Th...
by kmc_chacko
05 Mar 2011 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 207491

Re: Aircraft Recognition

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by kmc_chacko
05 Mar 2011 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 207491

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by kmc_chacko
05 Mar 2011 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 207491

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by kmc_chacko
03 Mar 2011 23:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 922957

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

is upgrading programme Super Su-30 is a MLU for Su-30
by kmc_chacko
03 Mar 2011 23:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 737993

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

The second prototype of fifth-generation fighter T-50 successfully completes flight tests Russian Aviaton » Thursday March 3, 2011 16:00 MSK Today the second prototype of the fifth-generation Russian fighter T-50 (PAK FA - Prospective Airborne Complex - Frontline Aviation) has performed its first f...
by kmc_chacko
26 Feb 2011 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 439471

Re: Indian Railways Thread

I expected lot from Mamata Banerjee. IR Ministry should think and should not encourage political agenda in IR's budget. Our Ex-IR Minister Mr. Laluji fooled us for 5 years with his colourful words now it seems the is for Mamataji's. They should have increased the passenger fare by atleast 10% and sh...
by kmc_chacko
25 Feb 2011 07:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

If IN had new 20-30 Subs and then IN wanted to induct new subs then delay would be acceptable but here situation is different. IN is already facing shortage of subs and over that delay in induction of new subs.
by kmc_chacko
25 Feb 2011 06:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 898384

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Juggi G wrote:Next Three Lockheed Martin Super Hercs for India on Flight Test Sked

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by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 207491

Re: Aircraft Recognition

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by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Only way IN can make up the depleted force is increase the order from existing 6 to 12. IN needs atleast 30-40 diesel subs and another 15-20 Nuclear subs making submarine fleet of 45-60 to face two front war & to project itself as blue water navy. If IN inducts Scorpène class submarines from 201...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 22:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 898384

Re: Indian Military Aviation

IAF lost 40 planes, 16 pilots since 2008 New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost 40 planes and 16 of its pilots in air crashes in the past three years, the Rajya Sabha was told Wednesday. 'During the last three years, from Feb 1, 2008, to Feb 17, 2011, 40 accidents of IAF aircrafts ...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 22:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 898384

Re: Indian Military Aviation

IAF to acquire 230 choppers BANGALORE: Modernising its fleet of helicopters, the Indian Air Force on Thursday said it was looking to acquire more than 230 choppers in the near future. Air Chief Marshal P V Naik told reporters at Aero India 2011, that the force is in the process of acquiring helicop...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 22:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 898384

Re: Indian Military Aviation

US pushes deal, secrecy hitch on IAF screen New Delhi, Feb. 21: The US’s strong pitch to sell its fighter aircraft to India for an estimated $12 billion has run into a hurdle with the Indian Air Force telling the government that it does not favour the signing of agreements that risk compromising it...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 21:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 898384

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Govt to phase-out majority of MiG fighter aircraft by 2017 http://www.indianexpress.com/news/govt-to-phaseout-majority-of-mig-fighter-aircraft-by-2017/753750/0 Against the backdrop of air crashes involving MiG fighters, the government on Wednesday said it was planning to phase-out the majority of t...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 21:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 648194

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

I have a feeling that we will not induct MRCAs :) , since as our babus take decision of selecting either one of EF/Rafael/F-18s (since these three are the top contenders) the drop outs will cry foul of corruption and malpractice and automatically project will be hold back for inquiry 8) . Since we h...
by kmc_chacko
24 Feb 2011 21:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1010269

Re: Indian Naval Discussion



what the hell is IN & GoI doing ? they will be inducting first submarine after 15 years of last sub they had inducted. :x :-? :shock:
by kmc_chacko
23 Feb 2011 20:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 730267

Re: LCA News and Discussions



time passed :)
by kmc_chacko
23 Feb 2011 20:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1493
Views: 178855

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

After world-class airport, it is world class airport metro at Delhi http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/multimedia/dynamic/00380/BL06_METRO1_380946f.jpg Courtesy: BusinessLine The start of regular operations will cut down the travel time from the city centre to the airport to just 18 minutes from t...
by kmc_chacko
23 Feb 2011 20:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 949380

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Govt to hike defence budget http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Govt-to-hike-defence-budget/753123/ In the backdrop of evolving Asian security scenario, defence modernisation is poised to get a massive boost in the coming fiscal with the Budget likely to increase capital acquisition allocation by alm...

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