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  1. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Small Arms Thread.

    [MEDIA] The wooden stock has been replaced with a polymer version. Now it's looking more and more like an M240. @Abingdonboy @Hellfire...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 8:20 AM
  2. Abingdonboy liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    http://indiandefence.com/threads/f16-gripen-make-in-india-single-engine-aircraft-news-and-possibilities.56222/page-98#post-569994...

    Nov 15, 2017
  3. Abingdonboy liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Yes thanks to folks like you and @halloweene as well... many of this forum members have tried conveying a positive development in Indo...

    Nov 15, 2017
  4. Abingdonboy liked Vergennes's post in the thread French Gendarmerie VXB-170.

    The VBRG is nowadays used for riot control and maintaining order by the Gendarmerie mobile. Many vehicles are actually deployed in the...

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  5. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    Higher-res ones... [IMG] [IMG] In case you're all wondering...the FAST-type helmets are Israeli Defense Forces equipment used by...

    Nov 14, 2017
  6. Abingdonboy liked HarshBardhan's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    Indian Air Force Garud Commando exercises with Israeli Air Force Unit 669 [IMG][IMG][IMG][IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]...

    Nov 14, 2017
  7. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread National Security Guard (NSG): News, Discussions & Pictures.

    [IMG] NSG K9s (credit to @watercarengineer)

    Nov 14, 2017
  8. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Future Main Battle Tank Of Indian Army - News & Discussions.

    No one else think it's weird that after kicking off the FICV that stipulated Indian led consortiums had to bid only, now a RFI is given...

    Nov 14, 2017
  9. Abingdonboy liked stephen cohen's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    This news Yesterday that IAF is not interested in LCA Did it even reach the Main stream media It did NOT even create a ripple in the...

    Nov 13, 2017
  10. Abingdonboy liked FOXBAT ALOK's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    CISF & NSG MOCK DRILL AT HYDERABAD AIRPORT[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH]

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  11. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    One coveted gear - HALO!! Long waiting list for that - combat free fall :D

    Nov 11, 2017
  12. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    As @GSLV Mk III said, it are members of the Special Frontier Force (SFF) that often wear the Tibetan flag patch...as many of its members...

    Nov 11, 2017
  13. Abingdonboy liked GSLV Mk III's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    SFF obviously.

    Nov 11, 2017
  14. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    via INDRA Networks [IMG] Garud (top-left) and Para-SF (bottom) in new velcro-fastened uniforms.......guess what unit the guy in...

    Nov 11, 2017
  15. Abingdonboy liked shaktimaan's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    :P :P u still think that after so many media reports of..`larger cooperation, more orders, push by dm....`and you read that report in...

    Nov 9, 2017
  16. Abingdonboy liked BON PLAN's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    With MII, I'm sure some components will be cheaper to produced in India, so the futur cost of Rafale will decrease. The more DA sells...

    Nov 9, 2017
  17. Abingdonboy liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Look West again, towards Paris Nov 8, 2017, 1:33 am IST Columnist | Claude Arpi Opinion, Oped A PMO release said Prime Minister Modi...

    Nov 9, 2017
  18. Abingdonboy liked proud_indian's post in the thread Nirbhay Cruise Missile.

    yes that is the news [MEDIA] [MEDIA]

    Nov 8, 2017
  19. Abingdonboy liked Techy's post in the thread Nirbhay Cruise Missile.

    Wait for unnamed sources from DRDO to tell investigative journalists of New Indian Express that this test was again a failure and all...

    Nov 8, 2017
  20. Abingdonboy liked nik141993's post in the thread Nirbhay Cruise Missile.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  21. Abingdonboy liked Sathya's post in the thread Nirbhay Cruise Missile.

    It's only the low altitude test that's failed repeatedly. Low altitude navigation is difficult over the seas because of moving sea....

    Nov 8, 2017
  22. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread Nirbhay Cruise Missile.

    [MEDIA] @vstol jockey @Abingdonboy @PARIKRAMA @Ankit Kumar 001 @randomradio @Gessler @Hellfire @nair @GuardianRED @zebra7 @stephen...

    Nov 8, 2017
  23. Abingdonboy liked lca-fan's post in the thread Nirbhay Cruise Missile.

    [MEDIA]

    Nov 8, 2017
  24. Abingdonboy liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Oh, we are the opposite. If it's possible, we can make it impossible. Nobody can beat us at that.

    Nov 8, 2017
  25. Abingdonboy liked halloweene's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    "Impossible n'est pas français" (Napoléon) "Pour l'impossible prévoir un délai de 48h" (french humourist) "A l'impossible nul n'est...

    Nov 8, 2017
  26. Abingdonboy liked CNL-PN-AA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    No.

    Nov 8, 2017
  27. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Rafale MII needs to commence before 2020.

    Nov 7, 2017
  28. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Will be a good deal for both macron but modi also in the lead up to elections, actually would be the sole major make in India success...

    Nov 7, 2017
  29. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    1) SE jet deal falling apart before RFI is even out 2) GoI insisting on follow-on 36 Rafales to be made in India by DRAL 3) deal may...

    Nov 7, 2017
  30. Abingdonboy liked CNL-PN-AA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/10billion-fighter-deal-hits-techtransfer-air-pocket/article9945734.ece $10-billion fighter...

    Nov 7, 2017
  31. Abingdonboy liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    The Generals have made up their mind to split the tender between imported and Indian product. Now every evaluation and report will be...

    Nov 6, 2017
  32. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    By the way this seems to be an update of the conventional IA philosphy- having a "battle rifle" for infantry of 5.56mm calibre (also for...

    Nov 6, 2017
  33. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    Soldiers complain aboug everything, that's nothing new. Facts are facts, the INSAS MK.1C and new 7.62 NATO version are modern weapons...

    Nov 6, 2017
  34. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    The rifles India produces now are world class, there's not a single rifle on the planet that has actually met the IA's QRs so are they...

    Nov 6, 2017
  35. Abingdonboy liked Jamwal's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    Call sign AI - 1, Air India One and SPG traveling in it [ATTACH]

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  36. Abingdonboy liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    This is the SOP of IA and IAF. They always create such QRs that they can justify purchase of foreign equipment. MBT Arjun and this...

    Nov 6, 2017
  37. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    The downright betrayal of Indian efforts here is unpalatable. Both the media and the army are set on insulting all Indian rifles to the...

    Nov 6, 2017
  38. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Infantry to get foreign rifles, others to get ‘made in India’.

    There is a very big difference between Indian and Pakistani Armies, here, the army can not call the shots. There, the army does call the...

    Nov 6, 2017
  39. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread T-90 Bhishma / T-72 Ajeya of Indian Army : News and Discussions.

    credit to @watercarengineer [IMG] [IMG] Uprated (780 to 1000 HP) engine for T72 upgrade [IMG] [IMG]

    Nov 5, 2017
  40. Abingdonboy liked Vergennes's post in the thread British Armed Forces Thread.

    Rare pictures of the mighty SAS. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  41. Abingdonboy liked randomradio's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    Why complaining if Dassault wants to setup its Falcon line in India? The Indian taxpayer is not paying for it, Dassault is making an...

    Nov 5, 2017
  42. Abingdonboy liked randomradio's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    Falcons have nothing to do with offsets. Dassault wants to make Falcons in India for the same reason Hyundai makes cars in India, it's...

    Nov 5, 2017
  43. Abingdonboy liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    And @PARIKRAMA said us that a DRAL Rafale will cost 640 Crores instead of 800 for a French Rafale, so the same reduction for the Falcon...

    Nov 5, 2017
  44. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    We lack a private company that can produce components as well as carry out final assembly of a fighter/civil aircraft locally, using...

    Nov 5, 2017
  45. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    As per the article, we will start off with production of certain components - like nose cones, cockpit sections & doors. So the...

    Nov 5, 2017
  46. Abingdonboy liked BON PLAN's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    Not if it's for additionnal business. And some parts will always came from france I think. So it's better to have 10% or 20% of an...

    Nov 5, 2017
  47. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    The orders need not come only from India - DRAL will manufacture Falcons sold all over the world.

    Nov 5, 2017
  48. Abingdonboy liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    [IMG] Dassault Delivers 2,500th Falcon Business Jet Saint-Cloud, France 7/20/2017 Dassault Aviation recently delivered its 2,500th...

    Nov 5, 2017
  49. Abingdonboy liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    Dassault approach is a step by step approach. The idea is you don't go to general relativity and Rieman geometry before mastering...

    Nov 5, 2017
  50. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread First India-made Dassault Falcon will fly in 2022: Reliance.

    Thought this is enough of a news for a new thread... ‘Will graduate to making whole plane’ The Reliance Group’s joint venture with...

    Nov 5, 2017