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  1. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Indian Special Forces.

    I had posted this pic a few months ago, truly a pathetic sight! I don't know what the IN's aversion to buying their VBSS teams new small...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 5:20 AM
  2. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread General News, Questions And Discussions : Indian Navy.

    I gave up, bro. I don't know what IN wants anymore. Maybe they started thinking B8 is too valuable to waste on close-in/low-altitude...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 2:33 AM
  3. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    Excellent! Where did you get this pic? @Abingdonboy @Hellfire @Agent_47 @MilSpec Look at this sh!t guys - a top-grade helmet with all...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:08 PM
  4. Abingdonboy liked FOXBAT ALOK's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    3rd pic is Navy vbss [IMG]

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:06 PM
  5. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    Guess we'll have to keep track of INDRA Networks/Shatrujeet009 for more of these in the future - [IMG]

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:06 PM
  6. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion.

    [MEDIA] [MEDIA] @Abingdonboy @Ankit Kumar 001 @Gessler

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:06 PM
  7. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Why would the P-17A/B need a SRSAM? They will have BARAK-8, only the smaller vessels of IN will require SRSAM

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:05 PM
  8. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Slides via Livefist, thanks to @SHIV AROOR - [IMG] MBDA's past and present work with Indian Armed Forces - [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:04 PM
  9. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread Indian Civil Aviation : News and Discussions.

    India’s First 19-seater aircraft may fly soon MUMBAI: A team of engineers is giving shape to what promises to be India’s first...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 5:51 AM
  10. Abingdonboy liked ni8mare's post in the thread India’s First BVR Missile Astra on Verge of Commercial Production.

    https://www.facebook.com/TejasMrca/videos/1657307924332651/

    Sep 17, 2017 at 11:25 PM
  11. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread India’s First BVR Missile Astra on Verge of Commercial Production.

    You missed the news of newly tested lot having indian seeker? Someone misjudged DRDO capabilities if its true.

    Sep 17, 2017 at 11:25 PM
  12. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    How Andhra Pradesh plans to make its new capital Amaravati a world-class city Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was reviewing the...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:26 AM
  13. Abingdonboy liked Nilgiri's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    Hence why satellite city (smart city) development for all major cities is really only way to address the old city problems elsewhere....

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:25 AM
  14. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    Its building a city not ordering pizza over phone call. It will take a generations to fulfill the promise. New york city is considered...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:25 AM
  15. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    Define "nothing on the ground"? Did you think they were gonna turn a relatively small town like Amaravati into a metro city in just 3...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:24 AM
  16. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    Cool drone footage of Kanaka Durga flyover under construction in Vijayawada [MEDIA] I want to keep posting news regarding developments...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:24 AM
  17. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    [MEDIA] [MEDIA]

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:23 AM
  18. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    Make A Huge Difference when building a city from scratch!! ie they can plan and build the infrastructure ie road , drainage etc ......

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:23 AM
  19. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Amaravati: A City Fast Shaping-up With Dedicated Regions.

    With the new Andhra Pradesh capital being developed with nine theme cities, Knowledge and Health regions are especially getting traction...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 7:23 AM
  20. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    oops my bad .... Should have been a bit clear , typed wrong in my post (agree about the SF ) Meant - that FOR STANDARD IA infantry -...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 5:46 AM
  21. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    The disruptive patterns are based on the terrain - Indian Army regular forces have a specific pattern which holds for all terrain. The...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 5:46 AM
  22. Abingdonboy liked Gessler's post in the thread Indian Special Forces.

    New Crye Gen3-type quarter-zip combat shirts for Para-SF...thanks to INDRA Networks for the scoop! In both Multicam and Woodland MARPAT...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 5:46 AM
  23. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Transport/Special Mission Helicopters of IAF - CH-47F Chinook, Mi-17v-5, Dhruv ALH etc..

    HAL LUH has VERY good prospects IMHO, I have little doubt in my mind that it will be another succes story for the services and HAL. It...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 5:25 AM
  24. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Transport/Special Mission Helicopters of IAF - CH-47F Chinook, Mi-17v-5, Dhruv ALH etc..

    Could have been. I am sure LUH will do well, HAL has proven itself at least in the rotary wing segment.

    Sep 16, 2017 at 5:24 AM
  25. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Transport/Special Mission Helicopters of IAF - CH-47F Chinook, Mi-17v-5, Dhruv ALH etc..

    My thoughts exactly, it has always struck me as odd how the GoI pushed for the Ka-226. It has been speculated this was part of a secret...

    Sep 15, 2017 at 5:33 AM
  26. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Transport/Special Mission Helicopters of IAF - CH-47F Chinook, Mi-17v-5, Dhruv ALH etc..

    LOL. Ka-226 were always a no go. With LUH coming in, I do not understand why the Ka-226 was being pushed forward by GoI? Yes we have a...

    Sep 15, 2017 at 5:30 AM
  27. Abingdonboy replied to the thread HAL LUH / Ka-226: News and Discussions.

    The Ka-226 is not being pursued with any real degree of urgency by the Indian side so it wouldn't surprise me if this were true and I'd...

    Sep 15, 2017 at 5:29 AM
  28. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Isnt it the Military Police outriders on bike?? Don't think that is police, until and unless they have started writing MP on their...

    Sep 15, 2017 at 5:27 AM
  29. Abingdonboy liked Levina's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Dressed in their formal suits, I can see the commandos running along with the gypsy. Why so???...

    Sep 14, 2017 at 5:44 AM
  30. Abingdonboy liked Levina's post in the thread The Kashmir Conflict.

    I tried searching but wasn't sure where to move this post. @PARIKRAMA @nair @Hellfire

    Sep 14, 2017 at 5:44 AM
  31. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan.

    Not if tax revenues increase which they should do thanks to demonestisaton and GST. Defence budgets are not corelated with GDP but with...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:34 PM
  32. Abingdonboy liked Sancho's post in the thread Dhruv ALH Updates & Discussions.

    The slow steps are the right way for low end projects. That's why it was good to move from Dhruv => Rudra => LCH and based on this...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:14 PM
  33. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India-Japan to Seal Amphibious Aircraft Deal During Shinzo Abe's Visit.

    Not really anymore than the P-8I or C-17 has to be modified for Indian requirements- India always adds its own IFF and secure comns...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:08 PM
  34. Abingdonboy liked randomradio's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Far more than that. The Japanese are funding a lot of other projects with just 0.1% interest. But they are making double the profits on...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:05 PM
  35. Abingdonboy liked GSLV Mk III's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Not any police, they are Military Police [IMG]

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:05 PM
  36. Abingdonboy liked bharathp's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    the guy is giving 88k crore loan on 0.1% loan. i would put the whole city's motor cade at his disposal. :P

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:05 PM
  37. Abingdonboy liked WhyCry's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    You are right. I just checked they are out. But thats with VR4 protection. A VR7 is the least I expect from PM motorcade, preferably...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:05 PM
  38. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan.

    Declined for 1-2 (atmost 3) Quarters, this isn't going to effect long term growth.

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:04 PM
  39. Abingdonboy liked shaktimaan's post in the thread Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan.

    I think US-2 Acquisition is more unrealistic :P They always chooses wrong platform for political deal- first f-16, now US-2

    Sep 13, 2017 at 11:04 PM
  40. Abingdonboy liked Levina's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Don't you see it? Abe is Japanese. Toyota is Japanese. Modi is brilliant. :lol: :tup:

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:48 PM
  41. Abingdonboy liked Scotlander's post in the thread India-Japan to Seal Amphibious Aircraft Deal During Shinzo Abe's Visit.

    Hope this deal materialises & lay foundation of Indo-Japan Military ties which may results in some Nasty Toys for our Navy.

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:36 PM
  42. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Yes and in this case the GoI would've wanted to extend every courtesy to the Japanese PM given the nature of the relationship so...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:35 PM
  43. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    It is standard procedure that very security step-up by the host nation is reviewed and modified to suit the needs of the visitors...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:33 PM
  44. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India-Japan to Seal Amphibious Aircraft Deal During Shinzo Abe's Visit.

    Not this nonsense again, who cares who first thought something up, no one gets credit for thinking. Which govt has actually implemented...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:33 PM
  45. Abingdonboy liked WhyCry's post in the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    To the best of my knowledge, new X5's are not released with ballistic and armoured protection yet.

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:13 PM
  46. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Official motorcades of India's senior leadership (PM, President, Vice president and service chiefs).

    Hmm are you sure about that? The current gen X5 has been out for some time, I'd be surprised if that was the case but you could be...

    Sep 13, 2017 at 9:13 PM