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by karan_mc
14 Jun 2014 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2777
Views: 419943

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

I had read some where that Pak-fa due to delays in agreement with india it is unlikely india will get Pak-Fa in 2015 , and HAL have said it will take 8 Years to develop FGFA , So Its seems like Repeat of story everyone is familiar of Russian Selling us first Su-30K and then after 7 years came Sukhoi...
by karan_mc
13 Jun 2014 14:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2777
Views: 419943

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

We are already in middle of 2014 and we still have no agreement with Russians , So how will India get Pak-Fa Prototype in 2015 ??
by karan_mc
13 Jun 2014 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2777
Views: 419943

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

@ Austin Ji , Also Highlight What IAF said . “We have a major opportunity in the FGFA program,” Indian air force (IAF) Deputy Chief Air Marshal S. Sukumar says. However, “at the moment it is not very much in favor of Indian development. We are flagging it through the government. It should be much mo...
by karan_mc
03 Nov 2013 10:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 569535

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

OT: vic, what is the LCA-AJT project? Any links? I think your post and mine belong to a different thread. I think he is referring to DRDO proposed LIFT (Lead in Fighter Trainer ) AJT some years back , which was trimmed down variant of LCA . but that Proposal and even that of Hal's AJT was rejected ...
by karan_mc
27 Oct 2013 08:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Spotted Nirbhay Launcher , When is the Second test ?

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by karan_mc
26 Oct 2013 22:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 20196

Re: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion

Instead of Su-35 how about Super Su 30 MKI ? , or Second hand Mirages 2000 ?
by karan_mc
26 Oct 2013 21:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion
Replies: 349
Views: 20196

Re: Alternatives to MMRCA - News & Discussion

Plan B should be 50 MKI direct import and 40 more orders for Tejas MK-1
by karan_mc
25 Oct 2013 21:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

First News Reports mentioned that Aakash, Prahar missiles to be displayed at Seoul Aero Show

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Then later other articles, post this article mentioned Pragati Missiles, so its a Downscaled variant for Export .
by karan_mc
25 Oct 2013 18:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Pragati is scaled down version of Prahaar ?
by karan_mc
17 Oct 2013 09:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

if i remember correctly PV-1 will also be integrated with Kaveri engine , when ever that is ready :roll:
by karan_mc
25 Sep 2013 19:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

If i remember correctly DRDO chief had recently had said that Local content in BrahMos is 35 % , 3 years :!:
by karan_mc
12 Sep 2013 16:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

@Vic , Only Two years Gap between TD-PV-LSP-SP ? For AMCA !!! , If this happens then we have matured in production of aircrafts .
by karan_mc
11 Sep 2013 16:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 266832

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Army wanted to buy 300 Light Tanks for use in semi mountainous and mountainous regions in the North and North East way back in 2009 , any progress on that ?
by karan_mc
11 Sep 2013 14:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 858743

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Any update on TD3 of LCH ?
by karan_mc
11 Sep 2013 14:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

LCA-Tejas has completed 2309 Test Flights Successfully. (05-Sep-2013).

(TD1-233,TD2-305,PV1-242,PV2-222,PV3-369,LSP1-74,LSP2-282,PV5-36,LSP3-157,LSP4-94,LSP5-213,LSP7-53,NP1-4,LSP8-25)
by karan_mc
10 Sep 2013 23:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 266832

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Ok since the IDRW support squad is here.., trying to justify the photo selection.. I can see.ru at the end but please provide the proper source. Are sir, at least show the webpage where you copied the pic from and let the public see? These tanks look like some vismods for some movie...those weird d...
by karan_mc
10 Sep 2013 18:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 266832

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Pretty much matches to what was displayed in russian expo http://www.armyrecognition.com/images/stories/east_europe/russia/main_battle_tank/armata/Armata_main_battle_tank_Russia_Russian_army_defence_industry_military_technology_640.jpg http://img13.imageshost.ru/img/2012/07/29/image_50151410a10e8.jp...
by karan_mc
19 Aug 2013 19:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 770946

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

F-22 will not be Exported Ever , so no need to show off and also why need to send A team when B team will do same job at cheaper operational cost ?
by karan_mc
18 Jul 2013 15:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 272774

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Indigenous civilian plane to be based on Indo-Russian MRTA transport aircraft ? SOURCE: The Telegraph India’s first civilian aircraft, the plan for which was approved by a high-level committee on manufacturing headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last week, may be based on the same platform curr...
by karan_mc
08 Jul 2013 08:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 284410

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Indian Army is Back to " Jugaad " , how effective will guns be when they are upgraded to 155mm 52 caliber standard ?
by karan_mc
24 Jun 2013 14:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Defence minister to review long-delayed LCA project today

Acceleration in flight test might be due Defence minister
by karan_mc
19 Jun 2013 23:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

New DRDO chief was talking about 40 flights a month for FOC to be achieved in time am i right .
by karan_mc
04 Jun 2013 08:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

When i saw the headlines , it was like De ja Vu , little search in google and wallah , Rajat Pandit found recycling his own article

Tejas fighter jet won't be combat-ready before 2015

Rajat Pandit, TNN Jul 18, 2012,


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by karan_mc
23 May 2013 16:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

@agupta , Problem i have with IAF is that orders placed for Tejas are very low to set up a full fledged Production line , LSP-8 was always a benchmark aircraft which will go into production so no way HAL will start working on setting up a production line in 2005 after orders were placed by IAF and k...
by karan_mc
23 May 2013 10:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

According to me , if my memory is serving me right , LSP-8 should have been ready by end of 2010 , so we lost 3 years , IAF placed first 20 orders way back in 2005 , so IAF knowing how HAL works should have expected delays and should have asked HAL to put LSP- 4 or 5 into production as Pre IOC aircr...
by karan_mc
23 May 2013 09:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

ALL LSP aircrafts are not same , so how can there be production line ? LSP-8 is IOC-2 aircraft , and IAF wants 20 Tejas MK-1 based on LSP-8 IOC2 aircraft and 20 Tejas MK-1 based on FOC aircraft which might be SP-9 or 10 , so IAF knew in advance benchmark aircraft LSP-8 is still few years away when t...
by karan_mc
22 May 2013 19:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

everyone knows IAF wants IOC-2 LCA , LSP-8 is IOC-2 aircraft, while world is ok in inducting Pre IOC aircrafts
by karan_mc
22 May 2013 19:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

JF-17 and Lca Tejas: Difference in approach

Even above mentioned article puts how half baked pre IOC JF-17 was inducted into PAF.
by karan_mc
02 May 2013 08:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 835786

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Seems like chinese are working overtime poking their neighbours
China supplied Mi-17s with TY-90 air-to-air missiles to Myanmar insurgents
by karan_mc
22 Apr 2013 20:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 709645

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I am finding it hard to understand what writer wants from ISRO or India , we are not competing with China .
by karan_mc
14 Apr 2013 13:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 830586

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Photo caption says "indian Navy's nuclear submarine" it could be INS Chakra
by karan_mc
08 Apr 2013 20:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 352954

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Daily Pionner has reported that IAF will opt for 50 Sukhoi 30 directly from Russia if the Deal is a No Go . it seems like MMRCA is heading towards Make or Break Phase :eek:
by karan_mc
08 Apr 2013 18:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 709645

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Isro recently admitted that at best, it can fabricate four PSLV rockets per year. L&T has shown interest to take over the complete programme management with technical support from ISRO. Isro also has plans of a dedicated 'Space Park' adjoining the spaceport at Sriharikota, which could be used by...
by karan_mc
06 Apr 2013 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 352954

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

what is Dassault thinking that some on paper company will be able to manufacture their fighters better than HAL ?? , seems like a plan to rip off IAF and MOd later by rising price midway or blackmailing them , Purre Daal hi kaali hai :roll:
by karan_mc
26 Mar 2013 15:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

At least i am not leaving in a fantasy world , and talking 800 or 3000 LCA :roll: Yeah I am quite sure you are not "leaving" your fantasy world and are a permanent resident there, so keep it up. Dame Auto correction . So what is your Argument ?? 800 LCA ? Ok Done , When was the last newly...
by karan_mc
25 Mar 2013 15:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

At 8 a year , 800th LCA will be delivered by HAL in 2113 :rotfl: The 8 no. of LCA per year provides a five year time for the mk. 2 to come online so that as soon as the mk.1 production ends the production of mk. 2 can be taken up without the line remaining idle and hence resulting in efficient usag...
by karan_mc
24 Mar 2013 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 285150

Re: LCA News and Discussions

At 8 a year , 800th LCA will be delivered by HAL in 2113 :rotfl:
by karan_mc
12 Mar 2013 21:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

In this video grab it is clear that " Nirbhay " written was just above booster and close to lower end section near Missile turbo-fan. i have checked hi res pictures too and wording are only near end , if this was found inland then off can missile fly close to 300 km over sea ?? or it turne...
by karan_mc
12 Mar 2013 18:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

If the missile Crashed in the sea , why Nirbhays lower engine section was found on land ??

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by karan_mc
12 Mar 2013 15:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 331000

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Missile looks like a 20 ft one , :eek: :eek: 1000km doesn't ad up , Range should be around 1500-2500 . Should fix the problem and re test the missile soon .

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