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by AmitR
22 Jun 2009 10:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1101099

Re: China Military Watch

kit wrote:The Chinese military has formidable counterinsurgency experience and recently trained the Sri Lankan army, before that nation’s final confrontation with Tamil rebels.

Err what exactly is the experience that the Chinese have in counter insurgency? I thought that they only create terrorists.
by AmitR
21 Jun 2009 23:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 565572

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Two things there.. The reporter says the new gun will have capability to hit several targets all at the same time. . I'm not sure the caesar can do this as it's semi-automatic and not fully automatic. And wasn't there supposed to be field trials before any decision.. I don't think any wheeled gun h...
by AmitR
21 Jun 2009 23:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 317
Views: 28370

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

NRao wrote:
Interesting if true. So, IF the US gives in on the end-user, then F-18/16 are in for sure?

US will blink.


Both the american a/c in the competition are outdated compared to the new US F22 and F35 so i guess it is not much of a sacrifice for the US to forgo the requirement.
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3012
Views: 584456

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Wikipedia has info that these projects will start only after 2011 when the two shipyards are upgraded. Also how much time will these take to build? As per wiki the first P17 ship will take around 8 years from laid down to commissioning, that seems like very long time. --- That being said the articl...
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 18:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 317
Views: 28370

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

ashish raval wrote:^^ so why do you think the above thing cannot be accomplished using SU-30MKI. We dont need american aircrafts for precision bombing it can be done by any aircraft today.


because Unkil Sam will allow us to put boms on little paki only if we have Unkil's planes bought in hard cash.
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3012
Views: 584456

Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Some forward movement on Project 17A Frigate programme. DAC has cleared 7 Frigates 8) . Indian Express Wikipedia has info that these projects will start only after 2011 when the two shipyards are upgraded. Also how much time will these take to build? As per wiki the first P17 ship will take around ...
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 12:56
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 840047

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Gaurav_S wrote:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshowpics/4675621.cms slideshow.

Encounter with dacoit at Chitrakoot. UP police killing dacoit Kewat. I can see .303 and Insas being used.


It took 300+ policemen to kill 1 dacoit after around 50 hours of gun battle.
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 12:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 317
Views: 28370

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

GeorgeWelch wrote:http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story_airshow.jsp?channel=busav&id=news/PRADAR0618.xml&show=paris2009

It seems that we are slowly but surely narrowing down to the F18. Be happy Georgy boy.
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 11:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 27506

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Why aren't we using Dhruv for this role? Again the circus starts. before calling it a circus, educate yourself a bit and try comparing the specs of the two helis..Dhruv is twin engined in the 5.5 ton class, and the Fennec in its fully loaded config is only about 2.5 tons. Dhruv is too heavy for a L...
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 11:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793462

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

... no matter how rusty the gun; it may misfire sometimes but enough to put the serious fear of death on the guy across the high table. JMT. But the person firing the gun will also always be in the mortal fear of the gun misfiring or blowing up on his face and never have the confidence to use it as...
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 09:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793462

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

On an even more serious and tragic note - Rout and his insider pal may be bigger patriots than we give them credit for. He may be telling the truth about serious flaws. Imagine the treachery of those who know the insider truth of failures but are hiding the same. We have discussed all this in relat...
by AmitR
20 Jun 2009 09:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 27506

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Eurocopter Fennec AS550 to come to India for LUH trials soon link PARIS AIR SHOW: Eurocopter to send AS550 for Indian trials By Siva Govindasamy Eurocopter will provide the AS550 C3 Fennec military helicopter for the trials in India's light utility helicopter competition, instead of the AS350 civil...
by AmitR
19 Jun 2009 21:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 317
Views: 28370

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

.... but MRCA aircraft are able to carry these PGM farther than mig27.29 but how far IAF needs to drop PGMs from homeland whether its going to be somewhere in middle east or somewhere in the east for which IAF has enough mkis but this situation is also highly unlikely Thanks Andrew. Can you tell us...
by AmitR
19 Jun 2009 18:25
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 840047

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Centre sends Guj anti-terror bill back, asks for changes http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/centre-sends-guj-anti-terror-bill-back-asks-for-changes/65037/on Cabinet returns Gujarat anti-terror act http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?sectionName=HomePage&id=8e580ab4-5...
by AmitR
19 Jun 2009 18:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 1042266

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

X Posted. The allegation is that they eventually lost patience and organised in retaliation the attack on the bus full of French engineers, who were working on the Agosta submarine project. (Additional reporting by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Philippa Fletcher) Reuters [/quote] This is shocking eve...
by AmitR
19 Jun 2009 15:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2695
Views: 432087

Re: Flight Safety

This once again brings up the question of reducing the number types of planes that we fly to a more manageable level. Also faster procurement or development of our own weapon systems to replace the obsolete platforms should be of prime importance.
by AmitR
18 Jun 2009 20:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Black Box of AN-32 aircraft recovered
http://www.zeenews.com/news540295.html

Hope not posted already
by AmitR
18 Jun 2009 20:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 28093

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

bring the proof that russkies going to ask another billion or in Mr N Rao's language show URL for this price of gorshkov is still cheaper and its been already discussed but if you guys want to discuss more then i am ready for nuke sub as if whenever india wants a nuke sub just order it russia. Sinc...
by AmitR
16 Jun 2009 21:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 28093

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Andrew DeCristofaro wrote:did su30,mig21,mig27 tech transfer helped india developing LCA faster,simple answer big no.

What ToT you are referring to?
by AmitR
16 Jun 2009 13:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 30422

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Close combat missile for Jag? Why would it need a close combat missile when it is not designed for a close combat fight...i mean isnt it prudent to have a Long range AAM and fry the buggers even bfore they enter the envelope where their better dog fighting skills starts making a difference? You mea...
by AmitR
16 Jun 2009 10:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 30422

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Andrew DeCristofaro wrote:by the way where is iris T

why not acquire ASRAAM for jaguars which is also going to be used on mirage2000
and for that matter use r73 on jaguars

why there is need to send RFP to all EVERYTIME


Somebody gotta make some money dude! Go figure.
by AmitR
15 Jun 2009 18:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 28093

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Andrew DeCristofaro wrote:and as long as its not f18/16 i am also ok with that


Guys this nonsense is getting a bit too far
by AmitR
15 Jun 2009 11:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 340170

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

BR Forums are being overrun by all the Russi, Amriki and Israeli agents whose only aim seems to be to impress the BR memebers that their country's systems are best. Mods should open a new thread for weapons marketing agents for such trolls to save us the trouble of wading through their useless comme...
by AmitR
13 Jun 2009 01:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 22399

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

I'm not sure if this research has been discussed on the missile technology thread but I'll post it anyways because I couldn't find it on BRs Agni page. A new innovative technology for increasing the range of high speed missiles such as recently launched Agni by reducing the drag encountered during ...
by AmitR
12 Jun 2009 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 29133

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Uri_T wrote:The new Israeli-made Kalanit APAM shell will soon be used in the Armored Corps
...


All this looks good on paper but how will the tank crew find the hidden anti-tank weapon?
by AmitR
08 Jun 2009 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1966
Views: 270675

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

God damn it :evil: ....... What is it with these aussies?? I have lived in deep south in massa for a while now and I have never ever heard of such stories taking place. It is disgusting :evil: Why are we getting so emotional? When anyone in the world can come to our country kill hundreds of people ...
by AmitR
08 Jun 2009 10:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 28093

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

Why not just go for a fighter whose manufacturer can provide some real technology transfer across the entire spectrum and provide advanced manufacturing technology to ramp up production and some real time help in doing it (Rus is not doing so well in this direction) There has to be a 50% offset so ...
by AmitR
08 Jun 2009 08:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32929

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Defence forces agree to free spectrum within three years The MoU, signed on 22 May, follows at least two years of negotiations. It entails vacation of spectrum by the defence forces once DoT builds an alternative optical fibre cable (OFC) network for them. OFC is definitely very good in terms of in...
by AmitR
07 Jun 2009 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 391
Views: 28093

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

I have one question. Has India considered the JSF at all or probed that question with the US. The JSF will be exported to a lot of countries so it is not all that super-secret. However, from a capability point of view, its significantly better stealth characteristics truly make it in a different cl...
by AmitR
07 Jun 2009 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 590664

Re: Force new tab when clicking on links

dnivas wrote:I am using FF 3.0.5 and on BR when I click on any link, it always opens up in the same tab. I have selected 'open in new tab ' in preferences, but for BR it only opens up in the same window.

any idea why and how to fix it.


Press Ctrl+Click on the link

IB4TL :D
by AmitR
06 Jun 2009 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 31560

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Shahi says operation Rah-e-Rast anti-Pakhtun Updated at: 0338 PST, Saturday, June 06, 2009 KARACHI: The president Awami National Party (ANP) Sindh Shahi Syed has termed the ongoing military offensive Rah-e-Rast against Taliban in Swat and Malakand Division as anti-Pakhtun as our community is suffer...
by AmitR
06 Jun 2009 08:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009
Replies: 517
Views: 31560

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 16 2009

Taliban strikes back. Army convoy ambushed in Sakhakot, deaths feared RAWALPINDI: Many deaths have been feared as unknown terrorist have attacked on convoy of Pakistan army near Sakhakot area here early on Saturday, Geo news exclusively reported. According to ISPR, the Pakistan army convoy was headi...
by AmitR
05 Jun 2009 23:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 22399

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

India Joins the Star Wars India's Missiles Fly Up the Learning Curve http://www.army-technology.com/features/feature2001/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/feature56251/ a good article to read No, they aren't good articles. The analysis in both of them is shallow and inaccurate. i agree h...
by AmitR
05 Jun 2009 22:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 590664

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

I don't know where to put this. So... From http://kaiser-footloose.blogspot.com/2008/11/our-trip-to-india.html At Amritsar airport we keenly read a prominently displayed notice which exempted only 27 key government functionaries including the President, Prime Minister, Supreme Court Judges, Governo...
by AmitR
05 Jun 2009 19:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 590664

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Does anyone know about the status of Scorpene subs? I read in Hindu that the delivery is expected to be late.
by AmitR
05 Jun 2009 11:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 29133

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Interesting that this article appears when i thought i saw a spanking new T-90 travelling through Sarjapur ORR in bengaluru just an hour back mounted on a large truck... Wonder what it was doing in the IT-vity zone of Bengaluru... I think BEML does some sort of repair works for Army's vehicles. But...
by AmitR
05 Jun 2009 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 22399

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion




Now the question is, how much of this is really desi tech. From the news article it seems like we just tested the system on our desi testbedwith some modification. Does this help Dare get ahead in the race?
by AmitR
03 Jun 2009 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1101099

Re: China Military Watch

China-pak railways:encirclement? Here is more worrying news.... I am an avid player of RTT and RTS games and from my experience(Don't know how much relevant , some gurus can advice :?: ) if we are encircling someone then that means a military action is pretty soon in the offing to cut that person t...

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