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by karan_mc
28 Feb 2012 19:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

nice work , but the last one looks more like Rafale then Tejas MK-2
by karan_mc
21 Feb 2012 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769262

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Mikoyan LMFS ??
by karan_mc
21 Feb 2012 15:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 769262

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Russians seems to be planning a new stealth aircraft post 2020

Stealthy close support aircraft to replace Russian Su-25SM by 2020
by karan_mc
21 Feb 2012 14:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Derby BVRAAM is the natural choice , since without BVR missile integration into Tejas , IAF will not accept them in to forces and will not grant FOC which is scheduled for 2013 . R-73 was first test fired from Tejas in 2007 , Good five years back ,either they want a new Generation missile like Pytho...
by karan_mc
17 Feb 2012 18:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

it is known that India is primarily interested in Rafael’s Litening pod, which is intended for navigation and locating ground targets. Rafael’s Litening pod seems to be favored one, since it has been used with MKi and Tejas , but French Rafale use Thales Damocles targeting pod ,article basically ta...
by karan_mc
10 Feb 2012 20:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Half the Europe will be switching to American developed 5th Generation F-35 , but wht about French ?? are they directly going to UCAV's and skipping 5th Gen fighters ? can be bring french and Brazil into AMCA program ?
by karan_mc
10 Feb 2012 10:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Brazil has requirement of 36 aircraft’s but follow up orders may go up to 80 aircraft’s and UAE has requirements of 60 aircraft’s


Advantage Rafale in Brazil and UAE after India’s selection
by karan_mc
04 Feb 2012 18:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Why has UAE asking for a uprated engines for Rafale , is it anything to do with hot weather out there which might result into performance loss ??
by karan_mc
04 Feb 2012 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Look who is back to negotiations table :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

UAE Rafale deal back on track again, MMRCA Result effect ?
by karan_mc
03 Feb 2012 21:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 567516

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

AMCA defiantly will require an interim engine , i am pretty sure it will be GE F-414 engines , Kaveri-10 or what ever it will be called is still to take off there has been only talks and no work and if AMCA does come out in 2017 , i don't think new engine will be certified and tested enough to be in...
by karan_mc
01 Feb 2012 11:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Tejas Test flights are becoming more and more like test match , ever few days i visit and see only 1 or 2 runs (flights) scored :rotfl: , Last year was pathetic for test flights and this year has also not started in a positive note :(( :((
by karan_mc
01 Feb 2012 00:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

wht will be those 80 aircraft's for ?? if i remember correctly Strategic Forces Command (SFC) had demanded 40 aircraft's for nuke delivery and Navy wanted 40 carrier borne aircraft and only Rafale can be used in both roles , i think it is done to get best price out of french , just how we floated Aj...
by karan_mc
31 Jan 2012 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

RBE2 AESA radar will only come in Rafale F4 , but not sure if we are getting M-88-3 upgraded engine ??
by karan_mc
31 Jan 2012 21:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 350026

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

recently rafale again made a offer to Switzerland

18 Rafale planes for 2.7 billion Swiss francs (2.24 billion euros, 2.96 billion dollars)


Do the maths :rotfl: :rotfl:

link
by karan_mc
16 Jan 2012 09:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 45728

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

Price negotiations means "Bargaining ", kya bhai kuch discount karo yaar , 126 plane le rahe hai , aur tumhare be tange chal rahe hai :rotfl: :rotfl:
by karan_mc
10 Jan 2012 23:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 45728

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

to be frank IAF loves Interceptor aka Air superiority aircraft . IAF chief (not sure if it was current or previous chief) who had told Media that if it was left to him he could have only Interceptor aka Air superiority aircraft in IAF fleet .
by karan_mc
10 Jan 2012 17:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 45728

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

if the prices between two are less then 5 % , then spares , weapons , upgrade road map , cost per flight will also be considered , recent Mirage upgrade deal might have pissed at least some one in IAF . Brazil and some Middle eastern countries , are waiting for India to select the fighters to ride o...
by karan_mc
10 Jan 2012 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 45728

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

This is what greets the visitors of the eurofighter site http://www.eurofighter.com/

Image

Any more Rumors required ? :D :D :D
by karan_mc
10 Jan 2012 08:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 3
Replies: 716
Views: 45728

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

idrw.org few days ago had Indicated Euro might have won as per their sources

So who won the big contest ?

Well as per rumors , its Eurofighter !!


http://idrw.org/?p=6276#more-6276
by karan_mc
06 Jan 2012 20:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Any Chaiwallah , speaking any thing about it ?? after Goa there has been no news at all .
by karan_mc
04 Jan 2012 21:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931462

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Boeing was interested in USAF tanker competition and did want to get distracted from its price catch , may be 2 years down the line Boeing might be interested since they have secured the contract now
by karan_mc
02 Jan 2012 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

My chaiwala from Bhel , asked his chaiwala who has a chai center near old airport :mrgreen: , and i was slapped with reality . First lot of 20 aircraft's (SP1-to-SP20), last ones SP15-SP20, will be delivered only in 2014-15. NP-2 most likely only in 2013 NP-1 and NP-2 will be what TD-1 and TD-2 were...
by karan_mc
02 Jan 2012 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Th delays of 2011 can only be made up if around 9-10 "new" LCAs take off in calender year 2012 Question is can HAL deliver that many aircraft's ? I am hoping , that we have LSP-7 and LSP-8 aircraft's in air by Jan , followed by SP-1 in March-April , and SP-2 by June and May be LSP-6 by se...
by karan_mc
17 Dec 2011 21:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 276538

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Polaris Industris receives first order for Indian Army http://im.rediff.com/news/2008/aug/19nlook1.jpg Recently i took a test ride in my city, of newly opened Polaris Dealer , they are mean machines and cost as much as a small car . after test ride i was wondering why don't Indian army buys them , ...
by karan_mc
14 Dec 2011 09:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

@ vic, so it seems , HAL / ADA have plenty of time to fix the issues currently Naval Tejas is facing ? since real induction will only began in 2020
by karan_mc
13 Dec 2011 18:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 761248

Re: LCA News and Discussions

a question to Maha gurus , what after NP-1 and 2 ? i had read some where Navy will order some MK-1 aircraft's , but not in big numbers and will only operate MK-2 , since MK-1 will not be ac capable , so whts the road map ?
by karan_mc
13 Dec 2011 17:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931462

Re: Indian Military Aviation

@Neela , MY Assumption : if you know HAL so so well , then please clarify on my earlier post , rather then resorting to personnel attacks . u living near HAL makes you expert on HAL ???
by karan_mc
13 Dec 2011 17:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931462

Re: Indian Military Aviation

HAL has the ability to screw any plane :(( :((

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