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by VinayG
02 Jan 2012 22:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

hope they improve Arjun into a Military technology beast . http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/361957/large/T9800152-Military_technology-SPL.jpg At left is a stealth variant of the Giat Industries AMX 30 tank . At right is a drone, a robotic vehicle which can undertake surveillance or reconaissance. T...
by VinayG
01 Jan 2012 03:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy new Year
Replies: 27
Views: 3147

Re: Happy new Year

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL RAKSHAKS
by VinayG
31 Dec 2011 17:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 589103

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

What kind of bombs are secured by clutch like this ? I've never seen something like this in use before. The Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) GBU-31 is a tailkit under development to meet both USAF and Navy needs, with the Air Force as the lead service. The program will produce a weapon with high...
by VinayG
31 Dec 2011 07:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3581
Views: 629311

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Fire on a nuclear submarine "Yekaterinburg" (location of the accident). Video

by VinayG
30 Dec 2011 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

I was dreaming about a super composite kevlar heavy duty 20Ton 2 man tank, where the commander is a remote entity, while the loader is fully automated, and the driver and gunner are the two men firing a mini tank. The turret has a retractable muzzle, that move on a 360* central axis, and the wheels...
by VinayG
30 Dec 2011 08:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

So HVF has made 451 T-90s. That is close to 10 Regiments worth of tanks. I supposed these includes CKDs and SKDs. How many did we buy directly from Russia? Anybody know? From the first order in 2001, 120 was were delivered complete apparently http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-90 At present, the 310 T-...
by VinayG
29 Dec 2011 14:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Rahul M wrote:read this along with it.
http://tkstales.wordpress.com/2010/03/0 ... rin-story/


awesome article rahul Ji the pains and gains for a better product and the complexity of a good project management well described
by VinayG
28 Dec 2011 18:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

thank you haryanvi Ji that answers all my questions so it was more of politics for going for two types of jets hope history don't repeat in MMRCA
by VinayG
28 Dec 2011 15:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

IIRC, The MiG27 entered Indian Air Force service around 1985/1987. The role envisaged for this bird was to provide short range tactical air support and to carry out BAI just behind theforward edge of the battlefield. Gurus, please correct me if I am mistaken. Vignesh ji if the mig 27 was inducted i...
by VinayG
28 Dec 2011 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

yogi i never said at any altitude but i said in close combat and not all the migs its mig 21 and m2k in close combat only in few scenarios that's why i quoted instances Vinay I don't think Jag will even beat the MiG 21 in close combat. However it might be able to outrun the MiG while flying 50 feet...
by VinayG
28 Dec 2011 10:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

The Jaguar has superb control and maneuverability at low level and there are instances of it bettering the MiG-21 and Mirage-2000 in close-combat :eek: Better control and stability at low speed I can understand (that's what they are designed for) but to out-maneuver a mig or a m2k at any altitude b...
by VinayG
28 Dec 2011 07:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

India has been under watch since 1955 with which country it collaborate. Other powers have made sure that India does not get into any deep relations for Industrial and tech collab. This has been a covert plan and the way the NSG, and MTCR regime came in - this is due to carefull monitoering of the ...
by VinayG
28 Dec 2011 05:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

according to my noob knowledge and my internet info our jags are advanced than our mig 27 both are for the same role ground attack and does have limited air to air capability . Also i think Mig 27's have more attrition rate than jags . where as jags have twin engines which has higher rate of surviva...
by VinayG
27 Dec 2011 17:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 956746

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Hardened aircraft shelter. A disused Hardened Aircraft Shelter (HAS) at a Polish air base. Such shelters were built during the early 1970s to protect fighter and strike aircraft from damage during an air raid. Built of stressed concrete, these shelters could survive a direct hit by a small bomb (ab...
by VinayG
26 Dec 2011 16:18
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 1044022

Re: Small Arms Thread

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPq6nurLhBI two questions: [1] jesse ventura is using a gatling gun handheld in predator, is it done or just hollywood drama [2] at 3:03 what is the grenade launcher his buddy uses to take out a treehouse? sounds like a useful piece of kit for a platoon level unit? I ...
by VinayG
26 Dec 2011 15:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

If India had the money the best option for HF-24 would have been to buy up the E-300 engine rights once the Egyptians lost interest in it in 1969. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandner_E-300 ramana sir after reading this and the article posted in BR the "Indian connection" i wonder today ...
by VinayG
26 Dec 2011 13:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 1044022

Re: Small Arms Thread

singha Ji the AA-12 is a 12 gauge automatic Combat shotgun which can also fire flares or special Frag-12 19 mm fin-stabilized HE, HEAP, and sensor fused HEAB air-burst fragmentation shells that can detonate in mid-air. reference article Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) Full-Auto Machine A3K4apxQ9wc
by VinayG
23 Dec 2011 14:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 931890

Re: Indian Military Aviation

marut was an impressive aircraft indeed. Pity we never had the gumption to follow through to the logical end and get an engine to match the airframe. This is still biting us in the a$$. I hope the folks who make decisions keep the long term view in mind.. the technology was denied to us the egyptia...
by VinayG
23 Dec 2011 13:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 833173

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

@ Chicom & peoples min chin cho daily and what ever India felt pleased by America’s strategic focus shift toward the Asia-Pacific region and began to get close to America, but thinking this move will contain its imaginary enemy would be naive. strategic focus shift toward pukis , arming pukis wi...
by VinayG
23 Dec 2011 05:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 833173

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

"We will do that as soon as the customs inspectors allow us to," Koskinen told The Associated Press. "Otherwise, the shipment of explosives was legitimate and can continue on its way to China as soon as it's safely packed." wait a minute on its way to china before reaching its f...
by VinayG
23 Dec 2011 02:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 607375

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

Can anyone refresh my memory of the precise terms of that tender? What are the build rates for the Rafale and Eurofighter? What was the order size for the "fly away condition" aircraft, and when was their delivery date? At 211 pages long, the RFP document outlines India's requirements in ...
by VinayG
22 Dec 2011 09:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 275209

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

aniket wrote:In the video 2 types of missiles are shown.I can identify 1 as the SMERCH MBRL, can someone identify the other missile ?


9K720 Iskander missiles

Iskander
by VinayG
22 Dec 2011 09:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 275209

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

can we call this ripple firing

by VinayG
22 Dec 2011 03:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 216921

Re: Aircraft Recognition

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can anybody identify this bird
by VinayG
21 Dec 2011 14:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 209159

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

Apparently today's twin prithvi launched is a grand failure... you perhaps jinxed it.. :( the missile is not even launched its only postponed due to a technical snag," ITR director SP Dash told PTI, adding that the date for future trial would be decided after correcting the problem Twin test o...
by VinayG
21 Dec 2011 12:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 1044022

Re: Small Arms Thread

Austin sir sorry for long article posted some imp paras hope it helps 7.62 mm Versus 5.56 mm The primary advantages of the intermediate power 5.56 x 45mm NATO cartidge are summarized as follows: (1) the penetration and power of the SS109 version are superior to the 7.62mm NATO and more than adequate...
by VinayG
20 Dec 2011 06:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 275209

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I have a feeling that is an old pic as the Astra was supposedly updated and the long cruciform control surfaces jettisoned. The updated version is much more TFTAed and AMRAAM looking :eek: http://www.acig.org/artman/uploads/in_ast_001.jpg the below picture is taken during ground test in 2010 http:/...
by VinayG
20 Dec 2011 02:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 589103

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

anishns wrote:Gurulog

Can a combat aircraft be mid-air refueled at night? Is there such a thing....


AC130 gun ship night refuelling

by VinayG
20 Dec 2011 00:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 275209

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

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can any on conform the above missiles on Rambha are astra missiles
by VinayG
18 Dec 2011 16:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Indian Army Looking For 300 Advanced Light Tanks OLD NEWS SNIP........... WPB Anders At 32 tons anders is too heavy. Will the IA accept some thing that weighs as much. Or will they insist on some thing under 25 tons, like the MGS, or the Centaro. Both the Centaro and the Anders are fitted with the ...
by VinayG
16 Dec 2011 10:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Indian Army Looking For 300 Advanced Light Tanks OLD NEWS reported in live fist 2 years ago (oct 2009) that Indian Army Looking For 300 Advanced Light Tanks old news any further update on this also if IA is interested we can use polish Light tank ( Anders ) if we go for it this light tank will act ...
by VinayG
16 Dec 2011 04:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1040934

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Pak slams move to freeze $700 million aid from U.S. sweet news :twisted: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/article2718171.ece An angry Pakistan on Thursday slammed a U.S. move to freeze aid worth $700 million, saying it was “not based on facts and takes a narrow vision of the overall situa...
by VinayG
15 Dec 2011 12:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 275209

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

1. Dhanush page shows photo of two Carnatic vocal singers where underneath it says "dhanush" :D 2. My bad but kindly indulge. where is IIR seeker for Nag being taken from? mean it is not indeginous. Israeli or Russi ? Neither- France. according to TOI IIR seeker is indegenously developed ...
by VinayG
15 Dec 2011 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3145
Views: 428411

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Naah leave him alone.. some of us havent seen them the first time around. Thanks for the post VInay G but a link to the original source would be good.. thank you jagan sir i posted those pictures from militaryphotos.net posted by kunal biswas http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?8996...
by VinayG
14 Dec 2011 11:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

i was looking at challenger 2 for cross check i some how missed the challenger 1 and the name u pointed out on the tank it thank you kmkraoind and Upendra i was under the impression of a new t series saw this photo on military pictures . net yesterday and in trishul blog i missed judged the identity
by VinayG
14 Dec 2011 11:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 689488

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

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anybody knows what tank is this looks like abram tank turrent on t series chasis
by VinayG
14 Dec 2011 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3145
Views: 428411

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

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by VinayG
14 Dec 2011 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3145
Views: 428411

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

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by VinayG
14 Dec 2011 09:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3145
Views: 428411

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2034/13159459.jpg http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/3126/92861720.jpg http://img844.imageshack.us/img844/1236/80867455.jpg http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/2042/37913405.jpg http://img193.imageshack.us/img193/3966/64326229.jpg

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