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  1. Abingdonboy liked ranadd's post in the thread Indian Infrastructure.

    Think there are some projects like Jnnurm, Smart city projects tie into this. Mostly central government has put the ball in state...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 8:03 AM
  2. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Indian Infrastructure.

    Whoa, what a difference such small measures make! How rampant are these kind of efforts? Is this something that is beinf pursued across...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 6:00 AM
  3. Abingdonboy liked Butter Chicken's post in the thread Indian Infrastructure.

    Pedestrian facilities in Bengaluru-Before and After [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]

    Jul 21, 2017 at 5:59 AM
  4. Abingdonboy liked Zer0reZ's post in the thread Indian Infrastructure.

    ADB signals funding approach shift to Indian states bordering China New Delhi: In what signals a shift in multilateral lending...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 5:59 AM
  5. Abingdonboy liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Indian Infrastructure.

    In principle approval to convert 51,300 km of state roads to NHs The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has approved...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 5:58 AM
  6. Abingdonboy liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    TESTIMONY: A PILOT OF RAFALE ABOVE MALI. 20 July 2013 Loïc [IMG] On January 11, 2013, at the request of the Malian authorities and...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 5:48 AM
  7. Abingdonboy liked Anish's post in the thread Ex-Malabar in Pictures.

    2:00 the journo called the F-18 an F-21. :angry: Edit he referred to F-18 as F-21 multiple times. Wtf is wrong with him.

    Jul 20, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  8. Abingdonboy liked Notsuperstitious's post in the thread India’s new president rose from poverty to high office.

    Caste is irrelevant. I am glad a person with humble beginning won and not someone from a political family and a royal family loyalist....

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:47 PM
  9. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Ex-Malabar in Pictures.

    [MEDIA] USN beats IN in the PR game- flew at least a dozen Indian journos onto USS Nimitz for a full tour and to witness operations....

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:41 PM
  10. Abingdonboy liked bharathp's post in the thread India's first solar boat launched in Kochi.

    this question was answered in Lok Sabha today: Statement referred to in reply to parts (a) to (e) of LokSabha Starred Question No.67...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:30 PM
  11. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The issues have been there since day one bro but only under the IN's ITFU (now INAS 303 ) did they get highlighted and the OEM asked to...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:27 PM
  12. Abingdonboy liked Bloom 17's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Damn..if everyone's going to kill me after telling me stuff I would have been dead a dozen times on this forum alone :dirol: What is...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:11 PM
  13. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Bro, you and i know that .... BUT the present and future crop of our favourite journos will NOT think that way !! :p

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:09 PM
  14. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    7+ years since induction and we still have to wait for improvements, don't expect any quick fixes. I think the IN itself has appreciated...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:09 PM
  15. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Its a Sad situation and hopeful that improvements will be made ASAP What is also Sad is that the INAS White Tigers, with their legacy,...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:07 PM
  16. Abingdonboy replied to the thread National Security Guard (NSG): News, Discussions & Pictures.

    I wouldn't hold my breath, these kind of "minor" deals (a few dozen vehicles) are considered insignificant by the esteemed Indian media...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:07 PM
  17. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Well at this point that isn't an entirely inaccurate statement :( 45 MiG-29Ks (2-3 SQNs) are enough to support just 1 carrier, to fill...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:05 PM
  18. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Locked? in what sense? , we are pretty sure that no new order will be made as the current issues Still has not been solved. Having said...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:03 PM
  19. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Shiv said quite a few things that I found questionable and have since proven to be untrue so i would take it with a grain of salt. Why...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:03 PM
  20. Abingdonboy liked Grevion's post in the thread India’s new president rose from poverty to high office.

    Congratulations President Elect!:D

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:01 PM
  21. Abingdonboy liked Bloom 17's post in the thread India’s new president rose from poverty to high office.

    This was the only article close to neutral view I found. You guys should see what BBC is publishing

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:01 PM
  22. Abingdonboy liked GuardianRED's post in the thread National Security Guard (NSG): News, Discussions & Pictures.

    Agree BUT ONLY WISHED they keep up with the upgrades , still remember the pathetic equipment the NSG used on 26/11 and is just SAD that...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 10:00 PM
  23. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread HAL LUH / Ka-226: News and Discussions.

    [IMG] @Abingdonboy is like :lol:

    Jul 20, 2017 at 9:23 PM
  24. Abingdonboy replied to the thread HAL LUH / Ka-226: News and Discussions.

    Deliveries of Russian Kamov KA-226T helicopters to start "soon" Deliveries of Russian Kamov KA-226 helicopters is expected to start...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 9:09 PM
  25. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India's first solar boat launched in Kochi.

    I was talking more specifically about solar/renewable tech across the board in all applications.

    Jul 20, 2017 at 9:01 PM
  26. Abingdonboy replied to the thread HAL LUH / Ka-226: News and Discussions.

    Sorry but I do NOT buy this, these issues may have been present in the early models (Mk.1 and 2) but with the Mk.3 ( the model that was...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:57 PM
  27. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India’s new president rose from poverty to high office.

    LOL, I have seen quite a few Indians (and Pakistanis) saying on twitter that India is now the land of low caste people because all the...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:47 PM
  28. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India's first solar boat launched in Kochi.

    Once there is more widespread infrastructure to produce, support and fuel/charge solar tech in India the prices are going to drop...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:45 PM
  29. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread India's first solar boat launched in Kochi.

    Not really, Initial cost is not that high. For an average day 60-70% power will be from solar for remaining you will get a electric bill...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:44 PM
  30. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Any particular reason for this? From everything I have heard NRTO are top-notch and do exceptional work across the board with an...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:42 PM
  31. Abingdonboy liked Anish's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Such threads can go onto infinity and beyond because when the acquisition does take place it will be unknown to the press. ELINT/SIGINT...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:35 PM
  32. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India's first solar boat launched in Kochi.

    Intial costs are going to be a killer here for those operators unable to look past the bottom line and think that far in the future. +...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:34 PM
  33. Abingdonboy liked Agent_47's post in the thread India's first solar boat launched in Kochi.

    [ATTACH] + Close to zero maintenance cost.

    Screenshot (18).png Jul 20, 2017 at 8:32 PM
  34. Abingdonboy liked Indx TechStyle's post in the thread Indian Infrastructure.

    Record 47,350 kms. of PMGSY roads constructed during 2016-17 New Delhi: The government built 47,350 km of rural roads under the...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:29 PM
  35. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    So NRTO are going to create their own fleet of electronic snooping assets? :oops::oops:

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:28 PM
  36. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    For 1. No more For 2. How the hell will you clear FRTO if you do this? ;)

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:27 PM
  37. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    AFAIK the electronic support assets of ARC are still to be transfered to NRTO but ARC will maintain their fixed wing (transport) fleet....

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:15 PM
  38. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    You have heard wrong ...... the ARC was to be merged, which has been stopped for now. 7 TYPES .... C-47 Dakota :) (but don't count it...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 8:13 PM
  39. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    On the contrary, in the age of VLO and improved EW systems/ECM BVR technologies may become negated and WVR combat become the norm.

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:50 PM
  40. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    If Boeing is really saying that then they are flat out LYING, there is no way they would set up even assembly facilities in India for...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:47 PM
  41. Abingdonboy liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    New Delhi wants to deepen its collaboration with the French navy in the Indian Ocean ANNE BAUER The 10/07 at 06:00 [IMG] Faced...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:43 PM
  42. Abingdonboy replied to the thread National Security Guard (NSG): News, Discussions & Pictures.

    Very possible but is the supply of Sherpas that limited that they are unable to meet the modest needs of the NSG? Or alternatively is...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:41 PM
  43. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    I have heard differently ;) Oh no, it is much much larger than that.

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:28 PM
  44. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Not less than 7 types

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:28 PM
  45. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Yes that is Bombardier Global 5000. Additionally, they have every type of aircraft as also held by IAF. They sport IAF roundels but are...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:27 PM
  46. Abingdonboy replied to the thread India’s new president rose from poverty to high office.

    99% of Western media will report on this through the prism of caste though and will say this is just cheap politics from Modi, they will...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:20 PM
  47. Abingdonboy liked Hellfire's post in the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Pilots are usually ex-IAF/IN/IA on permanent deputation

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:18 PM
  48. Abingdonboy replied to the thread Livefist EXCLUSIVE: Indian Air Force Revives Electronic Snooper Jet Requirement.

    Of course, what better flight crew could you ask for? But that doesn't mean these fleets are operated by the military :P If I tell you...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:18 PM
  49. Abingdonboy liked Bloom 17's post in the thread India’s new president rose from poverty to high office.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/indias-new-president-rose-from-poverty-to-high-office/2017/07/20/90955ab8-6d39-11e7-8961-ec5f3e1e2a5...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 7:14 PM