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by AmitR
15 Jul 2009 11:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32941

Re: Indian Army Discussion

The army canteens could easily branch out as India's answer to walmart! You must see the youtube video "Between the Mullahs and the Military". In this they have shown how the Paki army chief is now the head of the largest business conglomerate in Pakland. They make and sell everything fro...
by AmitR
15 Jul 2009 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2695
Views: 432502

Re: Military Flight Safety



That is a loss of 1.3 ac per month. How can that be justified by the armed forces.
by AmitR
15 Jul 2009 10:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32941

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Can anyone tell me what is the avg salary of our armed forces(both officers and other ranks).If you have data on the salary structure of other security forces(eg. CRPF,BSF,State police) please produce that as well. You can also simplify your answer.I am not interested in terms like Basic pay,DA,TA ...
by AmitR
15 Jul 2009 08:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 27523

Re: Indian Military Aviation


I read that this deal also comes with ToT. What is the ToT we are expecting from this deal any ideas?
It seems quite hazy right now.
by AmitR
14 Jul 2009 23:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 44657

Re: International Military Discussion

Yes , the main feeling I get from this F22 debate is that of wariness. Also the F35 and F22 programs seem to be connected very superficially. Until we know the status of the stovl f35 the picture seems cloudy. Something is definitely fishy wrt the F22 numbers. I think US made a blunder by pumping i...
by AmitR
14 Jul 2009 13:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Samay wrote:I think the ATV should be named INS Samay, obliging to the whooping 30 yrs it took to be built :twisted:


I think it should be named INS Time Pass.
by AmitR
14 Jul 2009 10:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 27523

Re: Indian Military Aviation

I dunno but is $40-$45 million per aircraft upgrade justified?, are we getting Aesa Radar's and meteor?? somthing does not seem to meet the eye here. that roughly equals a shiny new MKI .. why not ad few more dollars get more MKI's .... What is your problem if the babus make a little bit of retirem...
by AmitR
13 Jul 2009 10:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 317
Views: 28415

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

. Since then, a furious defence ministry has been trying to ascertain how Lockheed Martin obtained those folders and whether ethical standards had been flouted. ................ Just goes on to show how shoddy Indian defence establishment is. If a company like LM can get the secret documents then I...
by AmitR
12 Jul 2009 00:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 285472

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009

X-Posted : **Must watch ** Aunty Naseem gets a thorough a** whooping from Baloch Students and resorts to "taking commercial breaks", especially from them women.. :rotfl: Video : Genocide in Balochistan Policy Matters – 8th July 2009 39:32 Naseem Zehra beings a new episode of Policy Matter...
by AmitR
10 Jul 2009 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32941

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Honestly, I wonder what this is all about. Gimmicks! Mohan Lal and Antony are both Malyalis. Antony like all the politicians wants some attention from his home state hence the useless gimmick. But Mohan Lal may actually create some awareness and enthusiasms amongst the Kerala kids which is good for...
by AmitR
09 Jul 2009 12:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793922

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Reading "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arjun_(tank)", I cannot blame the Army. Overall the DRDO is doing its best and developing advanced weaponry is not easy; but it is also incorrect to be uncharitable to the defence when they find indigenous armament deficient. It sometimes is. I guess ...
by AmitR
09 Jul 2009 12:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 285472

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009

An example of how the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has kow towed to the PRC and sent fellow Muslims back to the PRC for execution: More than that it shows the true power of China. Everyone knows that China will take you by the balls and screw your a** if you try to help the Jihadis. Now contrast th...
by AmitR
07 Jul 2009 20:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Where can I find the BR logos and other images used in this site. I tried to look in the images section but could not find any BR logo. Can someone please post a link for the logo image only. Amit check this url http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/BR-Large.gif http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/BR-Small.gif J...
by AmitR
07 Jul 2009 11:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 317
Views: 28415

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

... if US can provide considerable source code and not share the full hardware details, we can still do decent guesses about the hardware configuration. Vice versa is very difficult - writing code from scratch and perfecting it is a herculean task. All depends on what that "60%" is... I a...
by AmitR
07 Jul 2009 07:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 472
Views: 109819

Re: Site Suggestions & Forum Feedback

Jagan wrote:Thanks for bringing that to my notice rahul - here we go

http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/BR-Large.gif



Jagan, I sent a mail to the BR webmaster email id. Please take a look at it.
by AmitR
05 Jul 2009 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Where can I find the BR logos and other images used in this site. I tried to look in the images section but could not find any BR logo. Can someone please post a link for the logo image only.
by AmitR
05 Jul 2009 14:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793922

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

govardhanks wrote:Arun_s sir,
are you a vishwakarman?

No his real name is George Bush but he lurks around to see what intelligence he can glean. His other agent called Andrew Crista... was caught and taken care of.
by AmitR
05 Jul 2009 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2695
Views: 432502

Re: Military Flight Safety

41 malnourished and lightweight porkis may not be equal in weight to 36 hatta khatta goras plus equipment. Even if each of the porkis + baggage weighed 97 kilos, they would be within the cargo weight carrying capacity specified. :) Yes but a 55 Kg porki each carrying a 50 Kg bale of hashish/opium w...
by AmitR
04 Jul 2009 22:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 840774

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion


And who may I ask will manage them and take care of their daily maintenance.
Another make it rich scheme from useless babus and netas. Knee jerk reactions from the people who can't find their own asses when the terrorists strike.
by AmitR
04 Jul 2009 18:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793922

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

... Would the said missile site being camouflaged by these 10,000 chips stay on exactly the same frequency? Surely - jamming one frequency would make the radar site jump and change frequency immediately revealing the real McCoy from among 10,000 decoys. The Chinese technology seems to be more advan...
by AmitR
03 Jul 2009 16:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 283
Views: 18284

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Swat, Bajaur IDPs face bleak future I read this article and felt really sad for the Pashtuns. They are the ones who finally got caught in the cross-fire between the pakis and the Americans. Especially heart rending is to read about the children that have been orphaned. Pakjabis have completely mana...
by AmitR
02 Jul 2009 13:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 392
Views: 28568

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Why procure second line of subs at all? At $300 million per sub, scorpene is itself expensive. Im still wondering why we have to import diesel subs when we have developed the capability to build nuclear subs. As Russel Peters says if we don't buy from the French "Somebudy Gonna get hurt real b...
by AmitR
30 Jun 2009 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4192
Views: 871058

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

GoI is starting multiple Special Forces groups and expanding existing ones for internal security/policing work. I think it is a step in wrong direction. ..... Since GoI is footing the bill (and state govt doesn't want to spend money) it wants to have control over these forces. Classic nata/babu/bra...
by AmitR
30 Jun 2009 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2517
Views: 587897

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

At some point of time I remember reading an article where sensors using Ultra Wide Band (UWB) signals were used to do ground mapping to find out arms dump and mass-graves. This was i think done in Bosnia by the US. Any info if this technology has been developed/shelved. IMO, this might be very usef...
by AmitR
30 Jun 2009 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2517
Views: 587897

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

UAV developed by DCE wins prize in US http://www.ddinews.gov.in/Sci-Tech/dec.htm A high-tech Unmanned Aerial Vehicle developed by a team of ten undergraduates from Delhi College of Engineering in New Delhi has won the prestigious Unmanned Aircraft System International Competition held recently in t...
by AmitR
30 Jun 2009 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

There was a news about Raytheon doing the MCU upgrades for Jaguar IAF. Does this mean that future Jags will be able to only use the American munitions.
by AmitR
27 Jun 2009 20:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 34090

Re: LCA news and discussion

needs to be scary even for a squadron of raptors against tejas miniscule rcs, especially if the range of astra can be enhanced to the latest aim120d specs, and the radars can handle them as well. What about the RCS from the astra missiles and other payload that hang out from the belly and wings lik...
by AmitR
26 Jun 2009 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 862530

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

vipins wrote:google put up this link with a pic

PB-500 version which penetrates 2 meters of reinforced concrete, is
operational and in production.




So it means that the bomb is already operational. So what is with this co-development stuff.
Another trick to pay for their entire research work.
by AmitR
26 Jun 2009 23:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32941

Re: Indian Army Discussion

But if you were a 'freedom fighter' holed up in a house in Sopore, I wonder what would you do then? :twisted: This might help in reducing the instances wherein entire houses had to be brought down to flush out the militants, thus denying a valuable tool for psyops to the napakis. I believe we alrea...
by AmitR
26 Jun 2009 22:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 34090

Re: LCA news and discussion

I saw this national geographic video on LCA for the first time.
I suppose many of the BRF members have already seen this but still posting the link.

[googlevideo]4503725423837794418[/googlevideo]

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4503725423837794418
by AmitR
25 Jun 2009 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

These questions are about missiles i could't find a definite answer for it. 1. After a missile like Agni is produced, for how many years it will be in functional state? 2. I have read that radar system like AWACS can focus their radar beams and can destroy the missile'e electronic equipment. Is it ...
by AmitR
25 Jun 2009 20:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Mid air re-arming has never been done to my knowledge. My compliments for coming up with a really original question. Why has nobody done it? Probbay because it is difficult - however that is no a good excuse A better excuse is that "It is not needed - will not be needed in a realistic battle&q...
by AmitR
25 Jun 2009 12:11
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 840774

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion



This is a good move. I must say that AK Antony is really making some good moves here.
It is about that we have an integrated defense system in place bu connecting all of them in a network like the US has done.
by AmitR
23 Jun 2009 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 565901

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Indian, Russian rockets test-fired successfully http://www.expressbuzz.com/edition/story.aspx?Title=Indian,+Russian+rockets+test-fired+successfully&artid=IlkEuXpGuUk=&SectionID=mvKkT3vj5ZA=&MainSectionID=fyV9T2jIa4A=&SectionName=nUFeEOBkuKw=&SEO= After reading this poor quality ...
by AmitR
23 Jun 2009 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 478
Views: 28674

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Taliban commander rival to Mehsud killed in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A gunman shot dead on Tuesday a Pakistani militant commander who was a rival to Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, police said.
by AmitR
22 Jun 2009 22:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 27523

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Raytheon's Munitions Control Unit to be Integrated on Jaguar Aircraft http://www.india-defence.com/reports-4460 This article says "Once MCU is integrated on an aircraft, aircrews can employ the Joint Standoff Weapon, Maverick missile, Paveway precision-guided munition and AIM-9M Sidewinder air...
by AmitR
22 Jun 2009 22:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 840774

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Centre declares (CPI)Maoists a terrorist organization http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Govt-declares-Maoists-terrorists/articleshow/4687881.cms http://www.indianexpress.com/news/centre-declares-cpimaoists-a-terrorist-organisation/479812/ Why ruling Left Front against banning Maoists in Bengal ? W...
by AmitR
22 Jun 2009 22:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 591128

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Hi all. :) This is my First post on BRF. Like many in here my favourite is also the Military Scenario post. Well my question is very simple..... What is the qualification for becoming a BR-fite from a BR-trainee :D . Does this depend on the no: of posts...? No! You need some insider contacts and lo...
by AmitR
22 Jun 2009 20:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1042745

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Pak army chief in Russia to seek weapons to fight Taliban

Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is expected to seek weapons from Russia to enable his country to counter the growing threat from the Taliban.


This is getting a bit too much of drama from the Pakis.
by AmitR
22 Jun 2009 19:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1042745

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

BIGGEST JOKE Pakistan: A superpower by 2050 :rotfl: http://pakobserver.net/200906/22/Articles01.asp We must then redefine “superpower” to emphasize morality, international cooperation, world peace, clean and healthy environment, eradication of poverty, and promotion of equality among nations. This ...

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