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  1. ashkum2278 liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

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    Nov 28, 2017
  2. ashkum2278 commented on ashkum2278's profile post.

    Dear Sir, thanks for the add....lol

    Nov 28, 2017
  3. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread BrahMos News & Discussions.

    There was a plan for an indigenous Brahmos, but I don't think it's going anywhere. The future is scramjet.

    Nov 26, 2017
  4. ashkum2278 liked X_Killer's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Do you really think that there is enough space to support wingtip pylon? Almost the complete wing tip is a moving part i.e. Ailerons and...

    Nov 26, 2017
  5. ashkum2278 replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    I guess then the only option would be to resign the fuselarge, so that we can add pylons in the belly. I seriously hope we develop...

    Nov 26, 2017
  6. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Most definitely. 50 jets on the ship, 50 on land, with at least 25 of those undergoing maintenance. You need a bunch of Rafales as...

    Nov 26, 2017
  7. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Bro! I have my fingers crossed. We desperately need 150-200 Rafale's.

    Nov 25, 2017
  8. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    It takes 3 hours to prep a MKI for flight, it takes Rafale only 30 minutes. It takes many hours to replace the engine on MKI. On Rafale...

    Nov 25, 2017
  9. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions...

    From the information I heard, is that it steep dive's at a 70° angle and that we were working on a 90° angle. This 90° variant would be...

    Nov 25, 2017
  10. ashkum2278 replied to the thread BrahMos News & Discussions.

    @vstol jockey @Sancho @Hellfire @randomradio @Gessler @Agent_47 @PARIKRAMA @nair Are we working on a Ram Jet engine / motor for the...

    Nov 25, 2017
  11. ashkum2278 replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Can we not add wingtip weapon stations to the tejas, by making modification to the wing tips? Like we have in Rafale. @vstol jockey

    Nov 25, 2017
  12. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    This is much more radical than simply breaking the kill chain. It's as though the kill chain wasn't even initiated. If something as...

    Nov 25, 2017
  13. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions...

    Any news on the development of the 90° steep dive variant of brahmos. That would be a true carrier killer armed on MKI. @Sancho...

    Nov 25, 2017
  14. ashkum2278 liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Actually I couldn't care less about the money, considering how much we waste on useless stuff. But it's about the defence of the...

    Nov 25, 2017
  15. ashkum2278 liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    We all must trust the ability of IAF to wreck its aircraft.

    Nov 24, 2017
  16. ashkum2278 liked LonewolfSandeep's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Indirectly linked to F16 A few days back, became aware of a possible secret US-Pak handshake, where US will look away from...

    Nov 23, 2017
  17. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    All LCA needs is an excellent AESA Radar with good range of detection+ IRST which can be used on the hard point freed from carrying...

    Nov 23, 2017
  18. ashkum2278 liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    And that's how they won in Brazil, with the best ToT offer. Because the key is not how much techs you own, but how much you are ready to...

    Nov 23, 2017
  19. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The best response by an old Indian lady, on the flip flop by US on TOT promised by the Americans / Potus for the single engine F-16....

    Nov 23, 2017
  20. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions...

    Another video of brahmos air launch.[MEDIA]

    Nov 22, 2017
  21. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    THE RAFALE DEAL IN DETAILS - A GREAT READ From Defense analyst and Journalist Mr. Nitin Gokhle who was most close to Mr. Parrikar....

    Nov 19, 2017
  22. ashkum2278 replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    ‘No Frozen Standard of Preparation of LCA… That’s Where Delays Are Coming’: HAL CMD "We have kept things in place to produce eight and...

    Nov 19, 2017
  23. ashkum2278 left a message on PARIKRAMA's profile.

    Hi Sir, Thank you so very much for the updates. They really are like a breath of fresh air. Due to prior commitments of late, I have not...

    Nov 19, 2017
  24. ashkum2278 replied to the thread CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder.

    Great video on PAC Kamran and JF-17 production facility.[MEDIA]

    Nov 19, 2017
  25. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Future Main Battle Tank Of Indian Army - News & Discussions.

    The tanks that will be eligible for the 50 ton bracket will be T-14 Armata, Oplot-M, Leclerc and K2 Black panther. Considering the...

    Nov 16, 2017
  26. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread Future Main Battle Tank Of Indian Army - News & Discussions.

    Nope. But the Russians are free to present the same design to us. They are the only country today with the design we want, so advantage...

    Nov 15, 2017
  27. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Future Main Battle Tank Of Indian Army - News & Discussions.

    @Sancho @randomradio @Gessler @PARIKRAMA There is a lot of news that India will be going in for T-14 Armata. Is this news true? Is...

    Nov 15, 2017
  28. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    I would have agreed to this last year, but not now. You are being unfair towards HAL. They got the CCS nod to expand the LCA line only...

    Nov 15, 2017
  29. ashkum2278 liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Does Russia Now Have Superior Military Technology? THE SAKER • NOVEMBER 3, 2017 [IMG] “Do you think his assessment is accurate?” was...

    Nov 13, 2017
  30. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    You will find other companies saying the same thing a few years later. I was talking about just one company, you are referring to 2...

    Nov 12, 2017
  31. ashkum2278 liked sangos's post in the thread Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF.

    The word 'cartel' makes me nervous especially involving armed forces. Somebody even used 'B***h...':disagree:. IMO its active servicemen...

    Nov 11, 2017
  32. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    Surgical strike 2016 (Team Interview) — A story of ultimate bravery narrated first time on camera

    Full account of the selection, planning and execution of the Surgical strikes. [MEDIA]

    Forum: Indian Army

    Oct 14, 2017
  33. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    The Western Theatre in 1971 — A Strategic and Operational Analysis

    The Western Front in 1971 War has not received the due attention that it deserved from the point of view of lessons learnt and...

    Forum: Indian Military Doctrine

    Oct 13, 2017
  34. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR CRUISE MISSILE - BRAHMOS - A

    Given the many merits of cruise missiles, the test-firing of BrahMos-A must adhere to the time line announced as it will open up avenues...

    Forum: Indian Military Doctrine

    Oct 12, 2017
  35. ashkum2278 liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Which doesn't change anything, because it's not the production that is the issue, but even after decades, it's still the development...

    Oct 11, 2017
  36. ashkum2278 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Some snippets from Rafale India Program The present 36 deal's 2 air bases - Ambala and hasimara will have the following New Shelters...

    Oct 11, 2017