Search found 1413 matches

by member_22539
09 Feb 2016 14:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 432378

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

maxratul wrote:The AN/APG-68 Radar System for the F16 C/D has 105km range for 5m2 aerial target


Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 2h2 hours ago
RCS targets of 2 sqm are considered when Tejas radar range is evaluated.


There you have it. I hope this will satisfy the pretend ignorance of some people.
by member_22539
08 Feb 2016 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2517
Views: 587260

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

^You don't get it. Some people want to whine and sulk, and are absolutely uninterested in logical explanations for the way things are and what can be done to fix them. I sometimes feel that BRF will lose half its membership if things actually start going well and there is no good excuse to whine and...
by member_22539
29 Jan 2016 16:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 569535

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

^Notice how they painted it quite SDRE instead of the TFTA "Fifty shades of Gray" F35/Han copy, etc.
by member_22539
29 Jan 2016 14:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 432378

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

^I think some of the older videos, particularly some with the view form inside the cockpit, show quick rolls.
by member_22539
25 Jan 2016 10:58
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 142997

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Indian Defence Bases are Facing Security Crisis “DSC jawans are supposed to counter heavily armed terrorists with just INSAS rifles and without bulletproof jackets. It is the SLR (self loaded rifle) verses AK-47. You cannot face highly motivated terrorists armed to the teeth with state of the art w...
by member_22539
24 Jan 2016 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3145
Views: 429732

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

ashokk wrote:Image


Next load screen for Call of Duty? :D
by member_22539
21 Jan 2016 14:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^+1. I think people kept talking about the demise of armor for so long, they are having inertia in their thought process. They still haven't started moving in this direction for most. Even smart weapons are going to face this hurdle with regard to static targets. The age of offense had been going on...
by member_22539
21 Jan 2016 13:32
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^Regardless, I think the evolving advantage will be for defense vs offense (guided missiles). Missiles cost a lot of money and new ones that would have a prayer of a chance at defeating mature active defense systems will be costly as heck. So, frankly I do not see any jihadi handling these things. T...
by member_22539
21 Jan 2016 11:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

active hemispherical defence using bomblets + radar significantly drives up cost. I do not think any army can deploy it across tanks. IFVs and trucks all of which are fair game for missiles. ATGMs and LAWs like Shipon are cheap, rugged and easy to use. It will come down and become more efficient as...
by member_22539
20 Jan 2016 16:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^Actually you are a step behind. The zenith of the RPG/ATGM threat to tanks have already been reached and is past. Now its the beginning of the age of active defense, which will lead to missiles so big and complicated with multiple/tandem warheads that it will be a challenge to make it man-portable....
by member_22539
20 Jan 2016 16:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 462494

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^Yep, that man has a real finger on the pulse of these presstitutes.
by member_22539
20 Jan 2016 12:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^Oh please. Don't bring in the barbarians into any discussion about proper soldiers and their hardware. Anyway, everything is comparative and tincans are comparatively less survivable (a lot so).
by member_22539
20 Jan 2016 11:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Also, you can't just think about Indian bridges, you have to keep in mind about the infrastructure and conditions on the Paki side as well. I suppose everyone else with a non-tincan tank had enemies with bridges graded for above 100 tons. German engine for the time being and US had more than enough...
by member_22539
17 Jan 2016 17:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3972
Views: 362783

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Philip wrote:Jawohl,mein Fuhrer!


Shame on you, I was expecting something like "Da, tovarisch." :D
by member_22539
16 Jan 2016 12:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 1046288

Re: Small Arms Thread

^Completely new and unrelated to INSAS. In fact it is for the 7.62 NATO round used in the Bren the IA currently uses. Good stopping power and range.
by member_22539
16 Jan 2016 11:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 432378

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

^ABV actually meant Texas (Spanish spelling). Now nothing is as tough as Texas right? Ask any American. Any opinion from the rest of the world doesn't count to the local morons reporting on the LCA. He was hoping for more positive reporting, but seems like this was too intelligent a reasoning to exp...
by member_22539
14 Jan 2016 18:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4456
Views: 689024

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

^Is that like how you try to defend the tin cans?

Or is that like how you defend the spontaneously combusting PAKFA/FGFA? The very same IAF thinks its useless for them. Maybe you should side with them on that. Or do you want to side with HAL who actually is favorable to it this time?
by member_22539
14 Jan 2016 14:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I
Replies: 1006
Views: 77838

Re: Pathankot AFB terrorist Attack After Action Analysis-I

mraghu wrote:Article claims the SP was paid in diamonds and the jeweller was being used to authenticat them : http://www.bangaloremirror.com/news/ind ... 566862.cms


This guy needs to be hung for treason.
by member_22539
13 Jan 2016 16:06
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4456
Views: 689024

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

NRao wrote:^^^^^

Nope. Suggesting that they should not crawl and instead use a gold plated crutch.


Simply superb summation. I hope you use it on twitter.
by member_22539
08 Jan 2016 15:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^Pathetic tin can. Can't survive a hit and can't itself.
by member_22539
07 Jan 2016 16:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Philip wrote:The CVRDE surely must've tested the Kanchan armour against various projectiles


They did against Russian tank guns and found out they barely scratched it at point blank range. I guess they were only meant to penetrate tin cans. :rotfl:
by member_22539
07 Jan 2016 15:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

^It would have been the same result, so why waste money?
by member_22539
05 Jan 2016 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 86516

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 4m4 minutes ago New Delhi, Delhi I once tweeted a video from joint exercises with the US, where it was revealed that Indian soldiers liked US gun optics but not body kit. 0 retweets 0 likes Reply Retweet Like More Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 8m8 minutes ago New Delhi, Delhi Which is...
by member_22539
25 Dec 2015 17:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 977039

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

^Yep. By the way, someone was mentioning a Russian tie up with Tata for FGFA. In that case, Reliance won't be getting it all.

But I have to say, if Reliance is willing to take the risk, they must get the reward, no matter what their image and history is.
by member_22539
25 Dec 2015 16:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 977039

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

^I think the Make in India part is the sticking point. It could also be some other quid pro quo (technology wise) is stuck up.
by member_22539
24 Dec 2015 16:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 462494

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^It takes more than one hand to clap. His latest statement about how IN personnel are inept compared to those from the Russian Navy have crossed the limit of condescension. I hope you take a fair view of this matter, even if he is a senior and valuable member of the forum. I hope all sides will tone...
by member_22539
24 Dec 2015 11:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 462494

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^Your hearsay and consequent opinion has been noted.

Now this is what a gent really in the know has to say about this:

Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 12h12 hours ago New Delhi, Delhi
Russia will agree to Yasen, provided they are assured of being deep in the IN's SSN build program.
by member_22539
22 Dec 2015 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5287
Views: 1165197

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

True,the Germans lost the war remember and learnt the hard lesson from the Russians! :rotfl: Oh, they learned their lessons alright. Their Swiss watch-esque state-of-the art engines during WW2 were a pain on the battlefield so the made them robust and more easily replaced. If they indeed had learne...
by member_22539
22 Dec 2015 17:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5287
Views: 1165197

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Philip wrote:they learnt this from WW2.Remove and replace easier than remove and epair on the battlefield.


Hmm, must be why tincan engine is so much easier to repair than the German power pack on the Arjun, which can be removed as a whole and replaced in a short time, without bothering to repair.
by member_22539
22 Dec 2015 15:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 462494

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^Like another article mentioned (words from a Govt official), this is all negotiation tactics. Russians want their usual (extra) pound of flesh. They are giving something no one else would give and they are gonna make us pay.
by member_22539
18 Dec 2015 11:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 462494

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

The Kilo refit was bungled by HSL and rescued by the IN/Ru teams. No it was "bungled" by the russians on purpose, to stymie Indian efforts to deprive them of a cash making prospect. A naive and incompetent HSL fell for it and that is their fault, but let us apportion the blame to where it...
by member_22539
16 Dec 2015 15:03
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3546
Views: 580910

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

^Almost there, you forgot the rust.
by member_22539
15 Dec 2015 18:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Coast Guard: News & Discussion
Replies: 474
Views: 81315

Re: Indian Coast Guard Discussion

^Please cross post this in the politics thread. There are a lot of whiners who were bellyaching about this motor-mouth back when this episode happened. They need to see that things take time (when they are done right), but they do get done by the present govt.
by member_22539
14 Dec 2015 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2552
Views: 491118

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

the whole country will gladly swamp them with another 300,000. :rotfl: Indeed. Thats why it is so difficult to defeat manpower rich nations like India with such low burn tactics (not that anyone can beat us with conventional wars). These things only succeed in fragile Eastern European and African c...
by member_22539
14 Dec 2015 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2552
Views: 491118

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

As the americans themselves admit, no afghan, however experienced, is as good as the SSG pigs our soldiers have had to deal with in Kashmir. Killing pigs is an art-form that IA is currently the world grandmaster at, no one compares, no matter how much NVGs and air support they have. Frankly, going o...
by member_22539
09 Dec 2015 10:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 344390

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

^It is the NORINCO QLZ 04 automatic grenade launcher.

http://world.guns.ru/grenade/ch/qlz-04-e.html
by member_22539
09 Dec 2015 09:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2180
Views: 412604

Re: Military Multimedia Content

^Superb camera work. Poetry is a bit cheesy, though effective. :D
by member_22539
09 Dec 2015 09:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 977039

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Can be Milan-3 also (?) There were some reports that BDL was developing a longer ranged Milan missile. Or CLGM/SAMHO?? Nope. Milan-3 as well as CLGM/SAMHO are second generation ATGMs that require the operator to keep the target in sight during the engagement time. On the other hand the article ment...
by member_22539
08 Dec 2015 07:36
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 374146

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

And also so that they can be towed both into and away from the battle. Saves from the cost of having an engine!! Makes the tin can light and cheap!! :rotfl: Why duplicate mobility options that already exist? Recovery vehicles are anyway needed and available. This way they can swap out their engines...

Go to advanced search