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by sumshyam
13 Dec 2010 10:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

a naive question:

Will FGFA be like BRAHMOS...?

I mean if we are sharing funds as a partner not purchaser we should be partner in sells to any third party also.
by sumshyam
28 Nov 2010 19:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 678607

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

I don't think the SU30mki would be as survivable for the deep strike role against defended targets than most of the mrca applicants although its range is an advantage. arthuro , what makes you say MKI is less survivable in Deep Strike mission compared to most MRCA candidates ? May be Radar Cross se...
by sumshyam
24 Nov 2010 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3012
Views: 583283

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

IDRW report via AviationWeek that BEL is developing a software-driven radio (SDR) set for India’s armed forces. Able to function at any frequency, the SDR is lightweight, easy to operate and cost-effective, the company says. Different radio sets are now being used, depending on very high-frequency, ...
by sumshyam
23 Nov 2010 16:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: NoKo-SoKo War crisis
Replies: 144
Views: 24719

Re: NoKo-SoKo War crisis

BBC reports that
South Korea says it conducted test firing before the exchange at the island - but says it fired west not north, Reuters reports.
by sumshyam
18 Nov 2010 16:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 678607

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

F 16 IN is not the end of F 16 but the start he says. This very statement reminds me of Mahabharat episode...where Udhishthir says " Ashwasthama hato, Naro wa Kunjaro" But Dhrona listened only...the first half...! Who knows he would have been telling...F 16 IN is not the end of F 16 but t...
by sumshyam
05 Nov 2010 10:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 805269

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Marten wrote:Now, where have we seen this wing design?


Sir, I remember seeing such wing design in a book related to design of F22s. Perhaps that was Lockheed's Shun Works. I barely could remember it.
by sumshyam
27 Oct 2010 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Design your own fighter
Replies: 547
Views: 80891

Re: Design your own fighter

Well, Instead of talking about our choices of a fighter plane or component, I would suggest if we could start sharing our ideas of design/limitations. We can also put our observations or query. I hope we all together can find some beautiful answers and aspects of fighter jets from design perspective.
by sumshyam
25 Oct 2010 14:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 678607

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

chackojoseph wrote: we are ready to engage India’s defence and aerospace industry in joint production and research & development (R&D) for Eurofighter Typhoon.”


Good Enough.
by sumshyam
18 Sep 2010 15:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 975231

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

IRDW reports Super Carrier required for BrahMos Sukhoi Su 30 will need special modification and strengthening of airframe and most likely less than 40 aircrafts will be modified to carry BrahMos under its belly ,this mean not all aircrafts can carry Brahmos , so this will also limit future BrahMos -...
by sumshyam
18 Sep 2010 14:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

I hope that the infrastrucutre that would be set up at HAL for production of T-50 will be atleast for 500 aircraft rather than for only 250 aircraft. Otherwise will not be able to serve additional demand from IAF and will also not be able to participate in exports. When we already setting up infras...
by sumshyam
18 Sep 2010 09:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1086131

Re: LCA News and Discussions

LCA-Tejas has completed 1428 Test Flights successfully. (17-Sep-10).


* (TD1-233,TD2-305,PV1-242,PV2-165, PV3-229,LSP1-59,LSP2-158,PV5-17, LSP3-14,LSP4-6)
by sumshyam
18 Sep 2010 08:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

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by sumshyam
18 Sep 2010 08:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Some blah blah from Strategy Page While the T-50 is the stealthiest aircraft the Russians have, it is not nearly as stealthy as the F-22, or even the F-35 or B-2. The Russians are apparently going to emphasize maneuverability instead of stealth. But they are having problems perfecting the engines f...
by sumshyam
12 Sep 2010 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 1008703

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Strategic Command to acquire 40 nuclear capable fighters The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) has submitted a proposal to the Defence Ministry for setting up two dedicated squadrons of fighter aircraft which will act as "mini-Air Force", ministry sources said. This will be the first time th...
by sumshyam
10 Sep 2010 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 856866

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Sry If reposting..! Scientists working on smart material for ALH The project, funded by HAL, aims to build an “active trailing edge flap” and a “controller” that will make the flap, mounted on the aircraft’s rotor blades, respond in such a way to the aircraft’s vibrations that they will be reduced. ...
by sumshyam
10 Sep 2010 14:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 987609

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Singha wrote:I think one of rafale cons is Snecma has no engine powerful enough to match the proposed EJ210+ nor plans to make one.


Hello Sir,

Can you give some details on proposed EJ210 +. I googled but... :( .
by sumshyam
10 Sep 2010 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Cricket Match Fixing
Replies: 2
Views: 866

Re: Cricket Match Fixing

With a tremendous figure of 6-47, Mohammad Amir became the youngest player to reach the Lord’s Honours Board on August 27, 2010. In less than 24 hours that passed, headlines took a more sinister turn, making this 18-year-old kid also the youngest player to have been involved in a match-fixing scand...
by sumshyam
10 Sep 2010 10:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Some Update on Sales Expected Figure Experts identify more than a dozen countries that are potential and the most likely buyers of Russian T-50. Among them were: Algeria with the alleged purchase of 24-36 fifth-generation fighter in the period of 2025-2030 years, Argentina - 12-24 units in the year...
by sumshyam
06 Sep 2010 20:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 987609

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Carl_T wrote:Isn't the Rafale significantly underpowered?


Wiki quotes as

# Powerplant: 2× Snecma M88-2 turbofans

* Dry thrust: 50.04 kN (11,250 lbf) each
* Thrust with afterburner: 75.62 kN (17,000 lbf) each



I think it is same as Kaveri Engine we have.
by sumshyam
22 Aug 2010 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 472
Views: 109337

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

The following page: In Dhanush section, the paragraph start with description of NAG...! The Nag (Cobra) is a third generation, all weather, top-attack, fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile. It is one of five missile systems developed by the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) ...
by sumshyam
22 Aug 2010 20:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 856866

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Hari Nair Sir,

Please also consider discussing Design Parameters and Considerations for its aerodynamic performance. I hope I am not being over demanding.
by sumshyam
18 Aug 2010 06:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 987609

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Out of curiosity, can all/some of the 643 test points used to evaluate MMRCA be listed..?

please try to be precise don't beat around the bush..!
by sumshyam
14 Aug 2010 17:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Independence Day Wishes !!!
Replies: 99
Views: 14308

Re: Independence Day Wishes !!!

niran wrote:Be proud and say it loud
"Bharat Mata Ki Jai"



Jai Ho...!
by sumshyam
13 Aug 2010 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1086131

Re: LCA News and Discussions

f18 is a derivative of the yf17 which lost out to the yf16 for the usaf contest... Well my friend, this is a pretty old story..and it doesn't tell that the same is inferior to YF16 or its derivative. To say, the competition was in place to find an alternative for F15 with 90% of its capability and ...
by sumshyam
10 Aug 2010 19:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF Delhi Meet
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

BRF Delhi Meet

Hello All, I have almost been active here for one year and since then several meets had been organized but due to geographical distances I missed them all. For this time, I am in Delhi and with the Independence Day buzzing around the corners, I hope a meet likes of Mine. I am looking forward to resp...
by sumshyam
08 Aug 2010 10:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1086131

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Noob Question::

Well, with the fumes of EURO birds being recommended to be painted in Indian colors flirting around, the question I would like to ask is whether this signifies EURO engine for LCA..?
by sumshyam
25 Jul 2010 08:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

If the Raptor can see further out than other planes due to its radar and other planes cannot see it very easily (if at all?), how would you be jamming the F-22 bvraams? Well, a little I might be knowing of the issue but it is said that F-22 is prone when doors are open. After all a missiles can be ...
by sumshyam
25 Jul 2010 07:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1040840

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

^^ goood one... :twisted: :twisted:
by sumshyam
03 Jul 2010 05:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 987609

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Kanan wrote:One needs to remember that MRCA will not be the end of the road for IAF!


Well said my friend, It doesn't mean that we should go offguard.

Edit:: said & n't.
by sumshyam
29 May 2010 15:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Would a Delhi BR meet be feasible?
Replies: 26
Views: 4118

Re: Would a Delhi BR meet be feasible?

Hi shiv,

Please check your mail box.
by sumshyam
29 May 2010 11:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Would a Delhi BR meet be feasible?
Replies: 26
Views: 4118

Re: Would a Delhi BR meet be feasible?

I would be in Delhi around 20 of June 2010 and afterwards. So, If the meet is around that, Please consider me in. 8) 8)
by sumshyam
14 May 2010 17:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 987609

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Just my routine OT....sry if I am worng.

I am just fed up with all these giggling....It is like being in circles. Just disgusting and disappointing.

Waiting for results to be announced anyhow My personal fev is typhoon. :-? :-?
by sumshyam
10 May 2010 08:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 805269

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

GE/Rolls Royce team bets on fixed prices to keep F-35 second engine alive by cutting costs GE/Rolls does not agree with the CAPE analysis, estimating it will take $1.8 billion to complete F136 development and tool up for production, says FET Chairman Jean Lydon-Rodgers. Fixed prices shift to indust...
by sumshyam
24 Apr 2010 13:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1040840

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Samay wrote:few things miising from the list are
1.predators
2.f22
3.spy satellite
4.nuke submarine
5.aircraft carrier
6.icbm


:(( :((
by sumshyam
17 Apr 2010 20:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Technical Information & Link Repository
Replies: 55
Views: 37720

Re: Technical Information & Link Repository

Liquid Body Armor Fabric treated with shear-thickening granular suspensions can turn soft material into solid protective gear when struck by a projectile. The treatment can strengthen Kevlar to produce lighter, more comfortable bullet-proof vests, or it can be used to turn extend the bullet-proof p...
by sumshyam
15 Apr 2010 20:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 1008703

Re: Indian Military Aviation

DRDO, IAF rapped for time, cost overruns in LCA project "The committee concludes that this is a very sorry state of affairs. Even when 27 years have passed since LCA was sanctioned, it has still to see the light of the day," the parliamentary committee on defence said in its latest report...
by sumshyam
15 Apr 2010 17:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6458
Views: 472125

Re: Indian Interests

India to have strategic oil reserve by October 2011 India will complete building its first strategic crude oil storage by October 2011 in an effort to insulate itself from supply disruptions. India, which is 75 per cent import dependent to meet its crude oil needs, is building under-ground storages...
by sumshyam
15 Apr 2010 09:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 982396

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

India’s Future Main Battle Tank: Which way are we heading?

An article written by some Vinayak Shetti.
by sumshyam
10 Apr 2010 06:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769648

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Creating an engine for the fifth generation fighter postponing "Salute" declares victory On the first phase of the tender "cookie" is told in the Air Force and the "Salute." "We participated and" Saturn ", - says Director of Information Technology" ...

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