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by AmitR
24 May 2009 18:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 400
Views: 29584

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

The stakes are getting raised, this is going to be quite a show: "The earlier plan was to hold trials using a small number of tanks of both types during summers around May or June. But with the Army now insisting on fielding a regiment (40 tanks) of both the tanks against each other, it will t...
by AmitR
22 May 2009 11:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 961868

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Guys, its been a month and half i shifted to pune. The first day in my new company, i was late by 20 min!! This happened for another 20-25 days and every few days i would stop by to see it practicing its maneuvers. You watch out for your job dude? In these recessionary times you'd better be in your...
by AmitR
21 May 2009 19:58
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124287405244442187.html India/Pakistan/US begin sharing some Intelligence... A U.S. official said Washington isn't "under any illusions" about the difficulty of erasing decades-old suspicions between India and Pakistan, but sees some progress. U.S. official...
by AmitR
20 May 2009 19:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 22630

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Bhai Logo As the old advertising mantra of IODEX goes, Iodex maliye kaam pey chaliye. Nothing succeed like success. Either Agni user trial was successful or it was a failure, there is no other way about it. If there was a failure nothing to be ashamed, it is just giving us the opportunity to learn ...
by AmitR
20 May 2009 18:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 22630

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

The guidance system can correct the missiles midway path deviation if it behaves erratically at an angle of 40 to 60 degree but not beyond that, said a defence scientist. The disaster might have happened due to design and manufacturing faults , he added. Thought this was a stock missile!! IF true, ...
by AmitR
17 May 2009 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2633
Views: 319512

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Rahul M wrote:oh dear, I used to live there couple of years back ! that whole place is in fact becoming a hotbed of criminals, musclemen and illegal immigrants from BD.


You have a nice choice of location I must say.
Birds of a feather flock together :twisted:
by AmitR
16 May 2009 16:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 159087

Re: Indian Army Discussion

IMO it will be completely opposite in Defence purchases specially considering the Left is no longer in Govt.. Lastly do keep in mind that the People of India need food more than 155mm artillery ;) They voted overwhelmingly for Congress. The end. That is a tired argument isn't it and then after ever...
by AmitR
16 May 2009 15:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

UPA sure to win i think MMRCa WILL go to f-16in or super hornet no Mig 35 -remember Putin just made sure the nerpa is delivered by end of this year - it is a new package mig 35 plus 2 akula 2 for so many billions and ofcousre speedy completion of Gorky No one is talking about the Tu 22 ??? Laut ke ...
by AmitR
15 May 2009 19:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

I think you are right, just one twist. India has her own Taliban - Naxals (some 15-20+% is already occupied by them). I think the North will become commie and the South a democratic, capitalistic country. NRao Just because nakali (as they are called in H&P) are wreaking havoc in chattisgarh, bi...
by AmitR
15 May 2009 19:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

FAB three: Brazil fighter competition heats up as race enters final straight All the signs are that the announcement of the winner will take place as planned in October 2009. The three-way contest is now between the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, the Dassault Rafale and Saab's JAS 39 Gripen. The in...
by AmitR
12 May 2009 11:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 388
Views: 36322

Re: Indian Military Aviation


Is that Mig23 or M2K?
by AmitR
10 May 2009 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2180
Views: 414369

Re: Military Multimedia Content

JaiS wrote:F 35 Distributed Aperture System EO DAS





Awesome video. Again proves that USA is a generation ahead of others in electronic warfare.
by AmitR
07 May 2009 23:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 281190

Re: LCA news and discussion

:( So it is all a farce a big farce after all these years. relax, he's being sarcastic ! that twit who wrote about the LCA claiming to be an aero-engineer was writing from his imagination and using some open source info on what its supposed problems are..too many facts are wrong or just BS, which g...
by AmitR
07 May 2009 21:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 281190

Re: LCA news and discussion

I personally walked out of the LCA project in disgust. I had recommended that they place the power supply in front of the cockpit, run a axle from the from the back between the legs of the pilot (Kinda Chennai's Pallavan-bus like design) to turn the generator, and hang the radar out of a pod below ...
by AmitR
06 May 2009 09:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 340777

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

A marathi newspaper is reporting that the Akula - Nerpa lease deal is in trouble because the Russians are now demanding Rs. 1000 crores for the lease FWIW! Well drop the lease and get the paid money if any from them Has it ever occurred to you guys that maybe it's not the Russians but the Indians w...
by AmitR
06 May 2009 09:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 961868

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

RaviBg wrote Quote: ... The flight data recorder, also called the black box, has been recovered from the crash site but sources familiar with the investigation said it had been badly damaged in the accident. The recorder has now been sent to England for forensic examination. As first reported by th...
by AmitR
01 May 2009 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 961868

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200904301612.htm Within a few minutes of taking off, the pilots reported trouble in the aircraft and both ejected out of the cockpit, after directing the aircraft on to a vacant agricultural land. But both pilots suffered serious injuries and were rushed by a...
by AmitR
28 Apr 2009 18:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 340777

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

keizer wrote:............


American trolls have overrun BR forums. Not sure why this troll is being tolerated by the mods.
by AmitR
28 Apr 2009 18:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

I agree with that k prasad, also note rafale was reluctant at bangalore air show and for them afghan khan support is more important than mmrca contract.. the history goes like this: they don't care.. and they don't think like the rest. let them be what they wanted to become. we still have strong pa...
by AmitR
26 Apr 2009 23:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

the thing that mig folks would allow us to integrate western stuffs in to russian platforms makes it nothing near all eggs in one basket. that thought should be erased for mig 35. if IAF wants, migs would allow us to use Kaveri-ng into mig35 or GE414 into it, for that matter. it can fire astra, ks1...
by AmitR
26 Apr 2009 13:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

LM has offered F-16s with source codes and the f-18IN comes with source codes as well. now as long as EUVA restrictions are eased and we are given a clean waiver on many of those restrictions and tot the US companies will win. The mig-35 is indeed customizable but by the time we customize it, the p...
by AmitR
25 Apr 2009 20:58
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

IK Gujral rolled up our covert action capabilities in Pakistan around 96-97 when he was the PM as part of some Confidence Building Measures (I think it was a unilateral action from our side). We are still paying for it and will continue to pay for some more time till it gets reestablished. Morarji ...
by AmitR
23 Apr 2009 18:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 395
Views: 237562

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

This thread is becoming a joke as DDMities infested news worms are seeping in. mrca has become a more or less poker game.
by AmitR
22 Apr 2009 22:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 359
Views: 44904

Re: International Military Discussion

Shankar wrote:If srilanka can do this to LTTE why can we not do the same to those in POK -no real reason actually except a matter of simple guts


And the blessings of the big brother.
Do u really think that the SLA has suddenly become a mighty force, when it failed for all these years.
by AmitR
19 Apr 2009 11:39
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

So the conversation recorded on 26/11 was not done by RAW? A lot of claims were made in the media about the intercepting capabilities of Indian agencies including the Thuraya sat conversation. I bet the PM under suspicion was Gujral. Since this is a very sensitive information I doubt if this will e...
by AmitR
15 Apr 2009 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 22802

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

ANy idea why a Prithvi is being tested now? If you are going to test a new sub-system it makes sense to do it on something that is present in abundance and relatively cheap. Just speculation though. I wonder why India needs to issue a press statement for every defence related tests that it does. Wh...
by AmitR
11 Apr 2009 23:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Now after USA it is China that is complaining about the militants. After the United States, now China has also warned Pakistan that East Turkestan Islamic Movement (Etim), a separatist militant group from Xinjiang province, was plotting and planning attacks to coincide with the 60th anniversary cele...
by AmitR
11 Apr 2009 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis
Replies: 731
Views: 64759

Re: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis

let's not seek more into the news than they actually mean. there is no end to such endless speculation. the krivak deal was an example where the supplier wanted to thrust the system on the surface before it was tested to satisfaction. but did they succeed ? the upright Commander paid with his life ...
by AmitR
11 Apr 2009 22:51
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

very good design for a building especially considering lightning strikes. I have been to Coorg and it is at a higher elevation than the rest of the area so why do we need those huge metal towers and for what purpose. Surely these are not built to just hoist the Tibetan flags. Neither does this conf...
by AmitR
11 Apr 2009 22:46
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

^ and d u really expected them to be implemented by pak after all the 62 yrs of exp with it.how many treaties they have honored with india till now? Tripathi sir, please read the post before making comments. There is no treaty here. US is pushing their will down the throat of Pakis. Once this law i...
by AmitR
11 Apr 2009 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis
Replies: 731
Views: 64759

Re: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis

Link doesn't work any longer. Who did this man die fighting? Vishal Thapar New Delhi, August 9 2004 An upright naval commander refuses to approve a faulty weapons system in Russia. He and his commissioning team are flown back to India. Six months later he is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run case....
by AmitR
10 Apr 2009 06:57
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

New conditions incorporated into Pakistan aid bill This is great news for India as far as it's own security is concerned. US Pak relations is in doldrums now and this is the best time for India to make inroads into Afghanistan and surround Pakistan. WASHINGTON: Pakistan will have to undertake not t...
by AmitR
07 Apr 2009 20:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: The IAF History Thread
Replies: 1094
Views: 209133

Re: The IAF History Thread

A most interesting article.. Cheapest Kill Is the author really telling the truth, or is it just another one of those "Taller than mountain" claims of hyper-hallucinated PAF? Chances of this being very true piece of information is high. Kaiser Tufail is a respected PAF officer and one of ...
by AmitR
05 Apr 2009 20:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 159087

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Are we sure sure that we don't? The Pakistanis are crying hoarse that we do! :(( "Attackers are Pakistani, no one came from outside: Malik" Profound words of wisdom from Pak Interior minister Rehman Malik. Mr Malik is famous for alluding to an invisible foreign hand in everything bad that...
by AmitR
04 Apr 2009 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 22802

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

From the Brahmos article, this is music to a jingo: “In 15 minutes flat...your enemy country can be destroyed and you do not even have to go nuclear.” :eek: “In the Iraq war, the US launched 1,000 Tomahawks in half a day,” he recalled. “You have to think on that scale. And the BrahMos is supersonic...
by AmitR
04 Apr 2009 22:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 159087

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Watching the fun is fine. But let them not bring Disneyland to India :) Let's take it to them! There has been another chaos/ blast in Pakistan. Fun time! ISLAMABAD: Six security men were killed and several others injured in a suicide blast near check post of Frontier Corps (FC) in Sector F-7/3 Marg...
by AmitR
04 Apr 2009 19:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 159087

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Are we sure sure that we don't? The Pakistanis are crying hoarse that we do! :(( I do not think our netas have real b#$%@s to do such a thing Not sure of the current govt. but Rajiv G supported the covert operations in Sindh and probably even in Balochistan. So we do have the assets in Pakland who ...
by AmitR
04 Apr 2009 19:09
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

More perfidy from Pak expected.When it happens (not if),will Pranabji still parrot his great "diplomatic victory?". India: Intelligence official says militants preparing to carry out fresh attacks New Delhi, 3 April (AKI/Asian Age) - An official from the United States Central Intelligence...
by AmitR
04 Apr 2009 19:02
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

I agree to that. I have had close interaction with Tibetans during school and college, they typically keep to themselves and avoid any politics or controversy. Many of them also tend to go to western countries and settle there due to large following of Dalai Lama. Bangladeshis seem to be a differen...
by AmitR
01 Apr 2009 21:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 845224

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

In Darjeeling and surrounding hill areas there is no state govt authority for the last two years ever since Subhash gheising and his Hill Council has been routed by the Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha led by Bimal Gurung. Apparently, these illegal tibetan monasteries has taken full advantage of this lax a...

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