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by kmc_chacko
17 Sep 2012 08:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 779572

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

what the heck is going on ? :shock: :shock:
by kmc_chacko
09 Sep 2012 15:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

"I find no reason why it shouldn't be signed by the end of this month or next month", Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Training Command, IAF, Air Marshal Rajinder Singh said. He indicated that negotiations are currently on with regard to pricing for the 126-aircraft deal. "There is m...
by kmc_chacko
02 Sep 2012 09:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

quote="arijitkm"]Oh ! again ! :lol: :lol: :lol: “WE PAY FOR INDIA’S NAVY ” : Another Bizarre claim by UK Media After Indian prime minister announced Mars mission in his 15 August Independence day speech , British media went all out war on India , claiming that Mars mission was using Briti...
by kmc_chacko
26 Aug 2012 22:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3505
Views: 740057

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

how many we have ordered and when do the DRDO expect to deliver the final one ?
by kmc_chacko
26 Aug 2012 22:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Vishal Jolapara wrote:August 12, 2012: Moscow - Zhukovsky

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Go Katrina Go :D
by kmc_chacko
26 Aug 2012 22:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Government to procure 126 French Rafale combat jets Addressing questions raised over the process of selecting Rafale fighter planes, the government is going ahead with the procurement of 126 French combat aircraft and effort is being made to complete the deal within this financial year. http://www....
by kmc_chacko
25 Aug 2012 20:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 249933

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^ :lol: :rotfl:
by kmc_chacko
12 Aug 2012 13:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Thunder at 100 feet: Flying the Rafale
Replies: 94
Views: 6081

Re: Thunder at 100 feet: Flying the Rafale

Due to depleting force level, I think actually we need fighters very urgently. either they should buy fighters straight away or stop this nonsense. If we are going to induct Rafael's by 2015 (I assume it by considering the time consumed by the process of buying) then why not we go for PAKFA ? better...
by kmc_chacko
12 Aug 2012 12:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 246777

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

what happened to T-XX project ?
by kmc_chacko
15 Jul 2012 15:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 239149

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

IAF wanted to buy 126 fighters in 2001 with additional 74 as optional when we had around 39.5 sq and now we are in 2012 force level downed to 34 sq and we are yet to decide which fighter to buy and even by that time China flied and build 200+ J-10s. This delay is unacceptable at any cost. That why, ...
by kmc_chacko
15 Jul 2012 13:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 239149

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

with these type of purchasing one thing is clear IAF won't increase its force at by 2020 they will fly each and every fighter till they will crash. :cry:
by kmc_chacko
15 Jul 2012 12:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 234879

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

what about Arjun Mk 2 ? anybody know ?
by kmc_chacko
12 Jul 2012 23:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 922953

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Does anybody elaborate what is the planning of IAF to tackle attrition
by kmc_chacko
12 Jul 2012 20:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 922953

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

^^ more su-30s Image
by kmc_chacko
12 Jul 2012 07:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Great news. But wait. From the same article: Talking to HT after receiving Antony’s final response on Monday evening in Hyderabad, Reddy said he was not satisfied with the reply. “I will wait for the report after the defence ministry has examined the finalised CNC recommendations as promised by the...
by kmc_chacko
12 Jul 2012 07:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Path clear for Rafale fighter deal: Antony SOURCE: Hindustan Times As reported in the Hindustan Times, Reddy had written to Antony stating: “The alleged manipulation of the evaluation process in picking the (Rafale), which resulted in the decision to procure 126 MMRCA has raised serious apprehensio...
by kmc_chacko
11 Jul 2012 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 249933

Re: LCA News and Discussions

we are yet to induct LCA MK.1 and there is discussion going on for Mk.3

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by kmc_chacko
11 Jul 2012 21:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 779572

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/China_Beats_Russia_on_Space_Launches_999.html China Beats Russia on Space Launches by Staff Writers Moscow (RIA Novosti) Jul 09, 2012 India beats rest of the world on Space Launches On April 26, 2012 India beat rest of the world on space launches when it launched t...
by kmc_chacko
11 Jul 2012 21:00
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 294857

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

with due respect since this is our first venture it might be between DELTA III & AKULA I
by kmc_chacko
27 Jun 2012 08:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Typhoon, Rafale no match for China’s MMRCA India will ink the world's single largest defence deal by closing the 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) contract in a couple of months. As these fourth generation fighter jets join the Indian Air Force fleet, China will prepare to launch its fi...
by kmc_chacko
27 Jun 2012 07:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 294857

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

what is the main difference between Shivalik class frigates vs Talwar class frigates ? (other than indigenous and size)

why we are still depending on US for Engines ? aren't TATA, M&M or L&T capable to build it locally ?
by kmc_chacko
24 Jun 2012 14:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 234879

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

what happen to Arjun Mk II trails ? does anyone know ?
by kmc_chacko
24 Jun 2012 14:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 779572

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^^ :-o
this is serious :shock:
by kmc_chacko
22 Jun 2012 19:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 779572

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^^ is China perusing 2 projects for 5th Gen fighters :shock: if yes then we should speed up our AMCA project and PAKFA testing & induction. These Chinese cutting down the technology gap between them and US very fast, either by stealing or copying. If once they success in making fighter comparabl...
by kmc_chacko
19 Jun 2012 08:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 249933

Re: LCA News and Discussions

http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NEWS/newsrf.php?newsid=19085 Three of these military jets have been taking off from forward Air Force bases to pound the area with a variety of armaments-from precision guided bombs to conventional bombs weighing up to 500 kg. super de dooper! cool! These exercises con...
by kmc_chacko
17 Jun 2012 22:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

When will we can see http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/0/0b/Rafale_logo.png/220px-Rafale_logo.png in IAF colour ? Shouldn't be too different looking than this: http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/middle/6/5/9/1927956.jpg I, mean when we are going to negotiate-sign-order-induct...
by kmc_chacko
17 Jun 2012 15:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4292
Views: 836227

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

In a month's time the annual flooding will start in Sindh destroying crops and houses and pushing thousands into tents. How is the monsoon forecast looking this year? “Hell broke down in upper parts!” http://pakistanweatherportal.com/2012/06/06/scattered-destruction-in-peshawar-and-northern-pakistan/
by kmc_chacko
17 Jun 2012 14:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 533739

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Manish_P wrote:Sad news people :(

Arjun tank developer dies in car crash

May he rest in eternal peace and may the product he helped develop never give a moments peace to the enemy


You should have added "if inducted"
by kmc_chacko
17 Jun 2012 14:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 294857

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

sooraj wrote:Behold the stride of the sun !! (Vikramaditya)


8) 8) :D :D
by kmc_chacko
17 Jun 2012 13:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 675370

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

ISRO scientists praise Chinese space feat Bangalore: India's top space scientists praised China's maiden mission of manned docking of its space lab even as New Delhi's own human space flight programme seems to have lost momentum. "It's a wonderful thing that has happened," ex-Chairman of ...
by kmc_chacko
17 Jun 2012 13:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

When will we can see Rafael in IAF colour ? does anybody know ?
by kmc_chacko
13 May 2012 20:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 234879

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

isn't Arjun Mk II was to be tested on 10-05-2012
by kmc_chacko
13 May 2012 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Why not MoD order for multiple fighters cancelling upgradation of older fighters, since force level is shrinking i consider it is better to order both fighters (L1 & L2) simultaneously, as we cann't hold against both enemies with this force level and by ordering both fighters we will get best te...
by kmc_chacko
28 Apr 2012 09:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 730266

Re: LCA News and Discussions

shiv wrote:
Asit P wrote:Sushil Kumar also joins the list of qualifiers for London Olympics

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/spor ... 903572.cms


:eek: And this is related to the LCA?


he thinks so :lol: :rotfl: :D
by kmc_chacko
31 Mar 2012 16:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 922953

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

actually why not purchase 3 sqdns of Su34 (with avionics to our taste) for a joint holding of SFC+IN maritime strike? the engine is apparently the same AL31 FM1 variant. it can carry same payload as Su30 but with better range and much better crew comfort. Rus is committed to the project (replacing ...
by kmc_chacko
01 Feb 2012 17:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

If IAF is going for Rafael then what is the need of Mirage upgradation ? just like Su-30MKI replaced Su-30s initially we brought, IAF should negotiate for replacing older Mirages with newer Rafaels i.e, additional 52 Rafaels. Making a total of 250 fighters (52 old Mirage + 126 New order + 72 additio...
by kmc_chacko
01 Feb 2012 17:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 308886

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

glad to see Rafael win.
by kmc_chacko
29 Jan 2012 18:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 730266

Re: LCA News and Discussions

will LSP-7 & NP-1 fly in February ? :-?
by kmc_chacko
08 Dec 2011 08:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3505
Views: 740057

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

:D :D :D :D

Congratulation DRDO/IAF

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