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by AmitR
24 Aug 2009 17:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 958608

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Jagan wrote:x-posted
Pics from Vishnu. He just flew an MKI at MAKS and got some cockpit shots .

Image

Is that rust on that thing and why is the paint all like it's peeling off.
by AmitR
24 Aug 2009 12:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 864847

Re: LCA news and discussion

sameer_shelavale wrote:Do GTRE have their own website?

:rotfl: :rotfl:
Now thats what I call a million $ question. I couldn't find any by Googling.
by AmitR
23 Aug 2009 23:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3012
Views: 584694

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments



Sorry for being behind on this.
What happened to the Akash missile?
I believe that it passed the IAF user trials and order for 100 missiles was placed. But the Army rejected it.
by AmitR
23 Aug 2009 19:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 413443

Re: Indian IT Industry

manish wrote:If the same new experiment had been initiated within the Department of Telecom as one of the projects it would have been killed instantly.
^^^ITI, anyone? :evil:


Can you explain that a bit more Manish.
by AmitR
22 Aug 2009 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 229475

Re: Nepal News and discussion

OK. Diagnosis is one thing. How about treatment? Why the antipathy against India? Are we eyeing their territory? Interfering in their internal affairs? Part of the mosaic is the fact that folks feel freer to vent against a relatively peaceful neighbor that will not rain fire on them should it get d...
by AmitR
22 Aug 2009 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 229475

Re: Nepal News and discussion

IMO, it is the elites in the neighboring countries with the most outward antipathy to India. I doubt the same level of anti-Yindianism exists among the commoners (except in TSP and perhaps BD). If it does, we're screwed. Rightly so. As long as the neighbors don't allow outside powers (US, PRC etc) ...
by AmitR
22 Aug 2009 09:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 229475

Re: Nepal News and discussion

All of these nations, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal were/are afflicted by internal strife. India was just like them not too long ago. Nepal and Sri Lanka enjoyed good relations with India all these years, now, nepal after being raked with the maoist civil war, is begining to be anti- India. Banglade...
by AmitR
22 Aug 2009 08:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 229475

Re: Nepal News and discussion

With which nation are these nations in question pally with? The answer is obviously, none. The appear to be close to china because then they can play India vs China and make some money. These are all a ring of failed and failing states. India was one of them not too long ago, hell Indian thought pr...
by AmitR
21 Aug 2009 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 229475

Re: Nepal News and discussion

The middle and upper class are the most virulent in their hatred. Maybe it is time for Indians to do a bit of introspection as to why we do not have good relationship with any of our neighbours. What causes this deep level of distrust and hatred for India? What are the main historical reasons for t...
by AmitR
21 Aug 2009 20:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 864847

Re: LCA news and discussion

That is surely a welcome development, but without some major surgery at HAL, there is no reason for optimism that HAL will learn anything except to ASSEMBLE the engines. IOW, to decode the instructions on which part goes where and in what order. This is in fact the historical practice at HAL since ...
by AmitR
20 Aug 2009 19:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 984537

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Surya wrote:Sanku - Can I now rant against the COAS aka the gunner Chief :)

To those who have access to some of the awesome stuff this COAS has done - such nonsense is not surprising


:eek:
Are things really this bad.
by AmitR
20 Aug 2009 09:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Vote for the MRCA
Replies: 195
Views: 30369

Re: Vote for the MRCA

Hello George Welch, Do you mind me asking if you are Indian or American? Also, as another guy noted before, the general consensus on this forum is that we don't want American equipment this time. Thankoo, come Again! p.s. Did LM or Boeing send you here to pitch for the American aircrafts? Give it a...
by AmitR
18 Aug 2009 09:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Vote for the MRCA
Replies: 195
Views: 30369

Re: Vote for the MRCA

Compared to the US, the French have armed the Pakistanis even more.


This sounds exactly like the way Pakis keep on whining over why they are not treated in equal terms with India.
It is a free market economy and a country will sell to whomsoever they feel will be able to pay for the stuff.
by AmitR
16 Aug 2009 21:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Vote for the MRCA
Replies: 195
Views: 30369

Re: Vote for the MRCA

My suggestion is that BR should start a special Betting forum for MRCA. Since no one seems knows what IAF is technically looking for and what MoD wants it is as good as playing poker. I suggest we should keep a standard betting amount and the money will go to the people who have selected the correct...
by AmitR
16 Aug 2009 18:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 709976

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion: ISRO New website

Isro redesigned its home page. It really sucks. Whats up with the font? who uses a cursive style font on a Major website like that. I'm really frustrated :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: http://www.isro.org/ Looks like they gave the work to some undergrads who came to work as summer interns. Pay ...
by AmitR
16 Aug 2009 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Vote for the MRCA
Replies: 195
Views: 30369

Re: Vote for the MRCA

I vote for Spitefire. Why is it not even in the list?
by AmitR
15 Aug 2009 21:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793862

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Where is India wrt high energy solid propellants? The Topol-M for example is 22.7m x 1.95m / 47.2 tons / 3 stages / 11000km range / 1.2 ton throw weight. What is needed to get that sort of performance from those missile dimensions? Dont worry too much about Agni missiles. Akula is coming with all R...
by AmitR
14 Aug 2009 21:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3260
Views: 674752

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

sounds like the two hornets landed, the kc10 flew on slowly, turned left and went in again to land from the east. so the eagle has landed in the coop. gee my skin is being irradiated by the APG79 already...I feel smarter...more networked.... You are bugged now. Mods delete this members account imme...
by AmitR
09 Aug 2009 19:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 285420

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

Pakistanis cite US as their main threat

by AmitR
07 Aug 2009 16:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 864847

Re: LCA news and discussion

shiv wrote:
KrishG wrote:The ADA website server has collapsed :cry: :cry: . Wait! What difference will that make ?? All it used to do was to update the number of flights! :P :P


Maybe someone tried to update it more frequently than once in 2 months and the server got overloaded?


No wonder the LCA took so long to build.
by AmitR
30 Jul 2009 08:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 793862

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

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by AmitR
29 Jul 2009 13:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 285420

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

Rifts emerge over tackling the Taliban There are serious differences emerging between the US and the various power centres in Pakistan which could adversely affect the entire region. At stake are the upcoming Afghan elections, the US offensive in Helmand province in Afghanistan, curbing the Taliban ...
by AmitR
26 Jul 2009 08:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 193045

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

Pakistan throws up its hands and take to calling India bade bhai sahib. I recognise that this isn't the international naval thread but since there are still 2 hours and 13 minutes to Arihant's date with the outdoors, I'd like to respond with the question - what's stopping China gifting Pakistan som...
by AmitR
24 Jul 2009 11:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 831227

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

Is ATV Congress's submarine or BJP's submarine.
And why is MMS's wife breaking coconut or whatever on it. Isn't MMS a Lahori?
by AmitR
22 Jul 2009 14:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 303522

Re: India-US News and Discussion

Inside Story - India's arms deal with the US - 21 July 09

Al-Jazeera

by AmitR
21 Jul 2009 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3012
Views: 584694

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

End-user pact with US is straight, in national interest: Govt The government on Tuesday rejected opposition charges of comprising national security and sovereignty by going in for the End-user Monitoring Agreement for US defence purchases, declaring that "every thing is very straight." &q...
by AmitR
19 Jul 2009 17:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 831227

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

Gerard wrote:Indeed. That's why they knew all about the Pokhran 2 nuclear tests beforehand. :mrgreen:


It was BJP's blast my friend not your Madam and MMS tamasha.
by AmitR
18 Jul 2009 20:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 565872

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Why weren't the IA top brass not raising a stink - like Gen. Kapoor seems to be doing belatedly? Each of our services seem to suffer its own unique Achilles heel, which repeatedly pop-up: Prem, you should understand that India is a democratic country where army is under the control of the civilian ...
by AmitR
17 Jul 2009 15:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Sharm-el- Sheikh Harakiri...
Replies: 1269
Views: 96990

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

Sushma Swaraj seeks clarification on Indo-Pak joint statemen
by AmitR
17 Jul 2009 14:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 285420

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

US installing radiation detectors at Pakistan ports WASHINGTON: The United States is installing radiation detectors at Pakistani ports to check proliferation of nuclear material and weapons of mass destruction to and from the country, a top US official on nuclear security has said. "We do work...
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 23:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Sharm-el- Sheikh Harakiri...
Replies: 1269
Views: 96990

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

I see no endgame plans, all I see is cowardice & cowardice everywhere. And even if Kaangress sarkar is thinking of endgames & all, I'm inclined to believe that their vision of an endgame is a stable, strong Pakistan with Kashmir as a part of their territory, and a sekoolar India without any...
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 19:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 450288

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Vinito wrote:
Given the Aegis system is more or less a complete system what kind of indigenious systems are they talking of integrating with their system?

Indians will paint the system in Tricolor that is the ultimate indegenisation.
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 17:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 840611

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

India, Pak delink terrorism from dialogue http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/NEWS-India-India-Pak-delink-terrorism-from-dialogue/articleshow/4785330.cms We all saw this coming in BR and now here it is. India has blinked again and pakistan goes scot-free living another day to create more destruction...
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 13:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 285420

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

Riz Khan - Pakistan's Swat refugees - 15 July 09
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 10:50
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. It will be a great fillip for our indigenous defence industry and Tejas. Guess the ToT will include the tech for the RDY-2 radar as well, which will eventually help t...
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 09:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32939

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Your post makes sense to me. Can someone do a Physics 101 manual for IA :roll: . No, that would be required for the DDM and may be for the audit authorities. Your love for IA is good but no one is perfect. Burying your head in the sand will not make the matter disappear rather it will make it worse...
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 08:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32939

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Well the IA does not seem to have any problems buying this type of crap from the russi natashas. Again some people got rich leaving the country in a lurch. What they want is rocket or a guided missle. To take a system designed for plains warfare and demand that it work in high mountains and that to...
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32939

Re: Indian Army Discussion

So here we go again. Congress in it's full color. Congress MP says Kargil was "BJP's War" http://livefist.blogspot.com/2009/07/congress-mp-says-kargil-was-bjps-war.html May be we should send these Paki agents back to their mother ship. Congress is crawling full of Pakis,ISI and CIA wallahs.
by AmitR
16 Jul 2009 06:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 32939

Re: Indian Army Discussion


Well the IA does not seem to have any problems buying this type of crap from the russi natashas. Again some people got rich leaving the country in a lurch.

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