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  1. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread IAF Wants Brimstone & ASRAAM On Its Hawk Trainers.

    Pure fiction on the part of the author. To keep things simple , a 29 million USD BAE HAWK [Add 2-3 million USD for weapons] is in no...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 9:43 PM
  2. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    That can obviously be done.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 5:32 PM
  3. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Non of the Scoepene [Or an enlarged variant] , or Type 214 [or its derivative ] or Amur [Or its derivatives] will be there. The...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 4:52 PM
  4. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Two SSK production line. SSBN serve different purpose. And even the SSNs [the 6 approved] come, they would first be utilised in...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 4:46 PM
  5. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    If TKMS, SAAB , DCNS and Russia have submitted their bids, I see no reason to extend. Japan and Spain are out of the competition even...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 7:28 AM
  6. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Agent_47's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Navy extends submarine RFI deadline The Indian Navy has extended the deadline for submission of responses to a Request For Information...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 7:26 AM
  7. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Gessler's post in the thread Kalvari Class Submarines - Updates & Discussions.

    The whole process of Exocet SM39 use from Scorpene (all pics except the first are from MBDA website) - SM39 is enclosed in a VSM...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 7:00 AM
  8. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion.

    Pitching VL MICA over a more potent Sea Ceptor variant, MBDA is only trying to loose the contract , to....

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:17 PM
  9. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Agent_47's post in the thread Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion.

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

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:29 PM
  10. Ankit Kumar 001 liked sangos's post in the thread China provides $10 billion credit line to Iran.

    An interesting deal to study. Chinese give no free loans. Iranians take no double loans.:troll:

    Sep 17, 2017 at 10:54 AM
  11. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Debate- What should India do in lieu of USA Goodies?.

    There are things we have already partially agreed to with respect to India s "Security " role in Afghanistan. Although commuting a...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 10:41 AM
  12. Ankit Kumar 001 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Debate- What should India do in lieu of USA Goodies?.

    It has been some time since talks about a far deeper India USA coalition is on works. Consider a possible scenario USA Gives Full...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 10:34 AM
  13. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    People who work in around the yards nearby do spot things. But after 2013, its ensured pics aren't clicked. Most of the HSL people who...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 11:49 AM
  14. Ankit Kumar 001 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    Small Pointers of how MSM is cloaked from the reality of our SSBN Program INS Arihant began sea trials in 16 Dec 2014 in BoB with 9...

    Sep 15, 2017
  15. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Sancho's post in the thread General News, Questions And Discussions : Indian Navy.

    http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/rs-2500-cr-indian-navy-4-vessel-project-bagged-by-garden-reach-shipbuilders/852507/

    Sep 14, 2017
  16. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan.

    That's bare minimum, because its about safety of 17% of human population. We either start spending like the 2nd largest defence...

    Sep 13, 2017
  17. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan.

    56 inch of course. Waiving off loans, of farmers [for votes] or likes of Malya is ok. But funds for forces to save the nation is a...

    Sep 13, 2017
  18. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    Seems Navy already has its hands on it.... first harbour trials already attempted....

    Sep 13, 2017
  19. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The bad news for PMO is that the OEM of its preference has turned down any proposal of integrating Astra.... but agreed for products...

    Sep 12, 2017
  20. Ankit Kumar 001 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    LCA 123+60-80 -- 183~200+ The second batch will seek minor improvements in LCA Mk1A further

    Sep 12, 2017
  21. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    More than MoD, its PMO leaning on a certain option....

    Sep 12, 2017
  22. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Sancho's post in the thread Attack Helicopters of IAF - Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), AH-64D Apache : Updates & Discussions.

    https://thediplomat.com/2017/09/india-successfully-tests-anti-tank-guided-missile/

    Sep 12, 2017
  23. Ankit Kumar 001 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    SOURCE BASED NEWS Following the ongoing tussle for more planes of IAF choice in TE and MOD choice of SE, a midway has been arrived as...

    Sep 12, 2017
  24. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Just like AH1 and AH64 serves different roles , so will the PMF and Rafale. Both are important for IAF. And both are envisioned for...

    Sep 12, 2017
  25. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread General News, Questions And Discussions : Indian Navy.

    Huh. "Senior Official". Mr Senior official, US2 doesn't feature in any of the 3+ lists handed over to MoD/PMO under "Very Critical...

    Sep 12, 2017
  26. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Toilets first, temples later: PM.

    First learn to serve the 40% who voted for you, rather than trying to appease the rest 60%. Because in 2019, it would be those ignored...

    Sep 12, 2017
  27. Ankit Kumar 001 liked GSLV Mk III's post in the thread Indian Railways Junction.

    Also, more info on Train 18 trainset (160 kph emu), being developed by ICF. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Totally confused with this pic, the...

    18.jpg 181.jpg 182.jpg Sep 11, 2017
  28. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Agent_47's post in the thread The Russian Military's Greatest Enemy (And Its Not America).

    For several years now, Moscow has been trumpeting its development of sophisticated next-generation weapon systems that finally put the...

    Sep 10, 2017
  29. Ankit Kumar 001 liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Of course they are used against Pakistan, because most IAF bases on the western borders still operate these fighters. You can't choose...

    Sep 10, 2017
  30. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    I agree. The BAE still writes " Delivery of Knocked Down Kits to HAL" for the so called "HAWK MANUFACTURING BY HAL" in their press releases.

    Sep 10, 2017
  31. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Not one comment by me is irrelevant to the topic of any thread.Else you are free to report. PS: Jiska jo aukat hota hai, hm usko usse...

    Sep 10, 2017
  32. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Still 35 Su30MKI cannot take the roles of 9 squadrons of Mig21 we have active today. As for LCA , it will take another 1 year to raise...

    Sep 10, 2017
  33. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    If that was enough to prevent the wrong doings, we wouldn't have been the state we are right now.

    Sep 10, 2017
  34. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    LCA was, is and will be a "Work in Progress" till HAL isn't made to fight for "its revenues". PS: Hm apna aukat pe aa jaaye to bahut...

    Sep 10, 2017
  35. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    December will be good this year. The SSBN will by then be given to the navy, for sea trials by SBC.

    Sep 10, 2017
  36. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    This is what the present intentions are. And I wish that they fail in their intention.

    Sep 10, 2017
  37. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Because the Mig21 and Mig27 are still there in addition to them , and we need to replace them. 35 More su30mki to be delivered can in no...

    Sep 10, 2017
  38. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Absolutely no guarantee. Same for Gripen , which has 33% of parts by Value controlled by UK , and Engine and other important parts by...

    Sep 10, 2017
  39. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    145-150 million USD will be the claimed cost of 1 F16 BLK70I , which will soon be propagated, by LM and certain sections of GOI. This...

    Sep 10, 2017
  40. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Right Wing Contribution In Indian independence movements.

    One of the best threads on this forum.

    Sep 9, 2017
  41. Ankit Kumar 001 liked NKVD's post in the thread Right Wing Contribution In Indian independence movements.

    Sri Aurobindo [IMG] Sri Aurobindo was a nationalist and one of the first to embrace the idea of complete political independence for...

    Sep 9, 2017
  42. Ankit Kumar 001 liked NKVD's post in the thread Right Wing Contribution In Indian independence movements.

    Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (मदनमोहन मालवीय) [IMG] Humble Beginnings : Pt Madan Mohan Malaviya or Mahamana Malaviya, as he was...

    Sep 9, 2017
  43. Ankit Kumar 001 liked NKVD's post in the thread Right Wing Contribution In Indian independence movements.

    Bipin chandra pal [IMG] With the other two members - Lala Lajpat Rai and Bal Gangadhar Tilak - from the Lal Bal Pal team, Bipin...

    Sep 9, 2017
  44. Ankit Kumar 001 liked NKVD's post in the thread Right Wing Contribution In Indian independence movements.

    Bal Gangadhar Tilak [IMG] Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an Indian social reformer and freedom activist. He was one of the prime architects...

    Sep 9, 2017
  45. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread NAL Saras.

    Start by creating a 3 seater utility. Warna ghanta kuch hoga Saras ka.

    Sep 9, 2017
  46. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Pakistan gets $230m loans to cushion forex reserves.

    Taking loans to keep up the reserves.... CPEC

    Sep 9, 2017
  47. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Dhruv ALH Updates & Discussions.

    They are working on a improvement for utility variant according to feedback from Army.The work is still "in progress". So the next order...

    Sep 9, 2017
  48. Ankit Kumar 001 replied to the thread Indian Small Arms Thread.

    @MilSpec is the guy who can answer. 9mm vs 5.56x30 he explained to me in another post Some time in past.

    Sep 8, 2017