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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ashkum2278 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    An update from Source PM NM had briefed a meeting with senior cabinet folks and DM NS in which various topics were discussed. He had...

    Oct 9, 2017
  7. ashkum2278 liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Attack Helicopters of IAF - Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), AH-64D Apache : Updates & Discussions.

    Thanks a lot some interesting points [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Our IADS structure [ATTACH] TOT [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    AN ODE TO THE GUNNERS

    The Regiment of Artillery, also termed as the ‘Gunners’ would celebrate their 190th Raising day on 28th Sept. It was on this day in...

    Forum: Indian Army

    Sep 27, 2017
  9. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    ACQUISITION OF SINGLE-ENGINE FIGHTER AIRCRAFT – A FEW SUGGESTIONS TO EXPEDITE THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS It may sound incredible but,...

    Sep 27, 2017
  10. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Bro! i don' t have an issue with F-16 being chosen, given the abysmal performance of HAL. HAL was supposed to produce 8 birds this year,...

    Sep 27, 2017
  11. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    You cant be serious! I dont think the IAF will settle for F-16 and Tejas to guard our frontiers. Neither of the two jets offer any...

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

    Are you telling us that India will have only 72 Rafaels and that there will be no make in India for the Rafales. All the requirements...

    Sep 26, 2017
  13. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Mattis Indian Visit - September 2017.

    Good to see that India has made it categorically clear, that their will be no Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan.

    Sep 26, 2017
  14. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    James Mattis - Nirmala Sitharaman Joint Indo - US Press Statement

    Indo-US Joint Statement [MEDIA]

    Forum: International Relations

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

    It was purely propaganda. If the Russian jets did not demonstrate superlative performance in Western air shows, then the propaganda...

    Sep 26, 2017
  16. ashkum2278 liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The French are keen to ensure a follow on order of at least 36 more rafale from their own facility in France before they start the MII....

    Sep 26, 2017
  17. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    https://theaviationist.com/2017/03/29/all-u-s-fa-18-hornet-models-affected-by-oxygen-deprivation-and-cabin-decompression-issues/ will...

    Sep 25, 2017
  18. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    @vstol jockey Can you elaborate on the greed part......Thanks in Advance. F-18 would not be a good option at all, it has a lot of...

    Sep 25, 2017
  19. ashkum2278 liked BON PLAN's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Film taken in Switzerland. https://youtu.be/IgD4QvxhFyU When will F35 able to mach that? never !

    Sep 24, 2017
  20. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Pakistan Caught Lying at UN, Tries to Pass Off Gaza Woman as 'Kashmiri Victim'.

    The world community in general and the UN does not take Pakistani rants seriously, their anti India propaganda and Kashmir issue, is...

    Sep 24, 2017
  21. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    Sushma Swaraj Great Speech @ UN Genral Assembly Sep 23, 2017

    In her address to the 72nd UN General Assembly session, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday launched a stinging attack...

    Forum: International Relations

    Sep 24, 2017
  22. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    We will use our own datalinks as is done on the P-8I. Absolutely. It's a capability only a few countries have. We started very late,...

    Sep 23, 2017
  23. ashkum2278 replied to the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    Yes that's true, but these drones would have to operate on our secure communication satellites and not on US infrastructure, in any case...

    Sep 23, 2017
  24. ashkum2278 replied to the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    I doubt we have the necessary infrastructure to operate these drones. In order to fly these birds we require dedicated satellites for...

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

    I have the feeling the F-16 won't even get through the first stage, the paper evaluation. With the initial MMRCA RFP, it might have, but...

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

    Even Even JF-17 Block 3 with either KLJ-10 or Selex Vixen 1000E will have better detection ranges. With detection range of around 160...

    Sep 22, 2017
  27. ashkum2278 liked LonewolfSandeep's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Been busy couple of days & come back to Comedy Circus!!! F16 Block70 detection range - 600km Apg-68 detection range - 290km Same logic...

    Sep 22, 2017
  28. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    RANKED: 5 MOST POWERFUL ARMIES ON THE PLANET (IN 2030)

    The focus of ground combat operations has shifted dramatically since the end of the Cold War. Relatively few operations now involve the...

    Forum: Defence Analysis

    Sep 22, 2017
  29. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    600 km for apg-83............................Damn................no need for AWACS..................simply fly F-16 with...

    Sep 21, 2017
  30. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    High-speed production: Chinese navy built 83 ships in just eight years

    Chinese navy produces designs which surpass the most modern ships of the US navy in size, volume, armament and quantity. The Chinese...

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    Forum: China & Asia Pacific

    Sep 21, 2017
  31. ashkum2278 replied to the thread IAF Wants Brimstone & ASRAAM On Its Hawk Trainers.

    :rofl::rofl:

    Sep 20, 2017
  32. ashkum2278 replied to the thread IAF Wants Brimstone & ASRAAM On Its Hawk Trainers.

    Just Install a good Fire control Radar + 20/30mm turret gun + MAWS + HMDS + IRST and we could have a very potent CAS platform + Anti...

    Sep 20, 2017
  33. ashkum2278 liked randomradio's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The Americans will offer ToT on the F-35 only after it has become useless to us. If you are expecting F-35 production in India, then...

    Sep 20, 2017
  34. ashkum2278 liked Metrology's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    My impression is that any promises by the US government is void the moment they decide it goes against US interests. They will sell the...

    Sep 20, 2017
  35. ashkum2278 liked migflug's post in the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    Commissioning Aridhaman & Carriers Underwater pontoon launch of K-15) Around a fortnight from today, the fueled up INS Aridhaman, the...

    Sep 20, 2017
  36. ashkum2278 liked Golden_Rule's post in the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    Media can assist in disintegration but can never be an enabler. There are ways to overcome the power of media, which we have seen...

    Sep 20, 2017
  37. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Delhi: ISI operative sends Morphed nude pics of Woman Army officer to her daughter, held.

    @Lion of Rajputana @Gessler Thanks for the correction.

    Sep 20, 2017
  38. ashkum2278 liked Lion of Rajputana's post in the thread Delhi: ISI operative sends Morphed nude pics of Woman Army officer to her daughter, held.

    Change the title to "Morphed" Nude Pics. Otherwise it's misleading.

    Sep 20, 2017
  39. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Bro! i personally feel getting access to F-35 in the future should mot be an issue, considering the need of the US Government to arm...

    Sep 20, 2017
  40. ashkum2278 posted a new thread.

    Delhi: ISI operative sends Morphed nude pics of Woman Army officer to her daughter, held

    Delhi Police is on a lookout for three Pakistan spies in the national capital in relation to a blackmail case involving an Army Colonel....

    Forum: Indian Army

    Sep 20, 2017
  41. ashkum2278 replied to the thread General News, Questions And Discussions : Indian Navy.

    INDIAN NAVY, COASTGUARD SEAL MARITIME BORDERS The intelligence agencies have issued warning that the Rohingiyas would try to sneak into...

    Sep 20, 2017
  42. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    MIG NOT AVERSE TO TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY WITH INDIA Eyeing a multi-billion dollar contract from the Indian Navy for the supply of...

    Sep 20, 2017
  43. ashkum2278 replied to the thread Attack Helicopters of IAF - Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), AH-64D Apache : Updates & Discussions.

    LIGHT COMBAT HELICOPTER, WEAPONISED RUDRA TO START LIVE FIRING TRIAL OF FRENCH MISTRAL MISSILES The Indian chopper fleet consisting of...

    Sep 20, 2017
  44. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The only logical thing India could look forward to with the f-16 deal, is possibly access to F-35 in the distant future and better...

    Sep 20, 2017
  45. ashkum2278 liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It's heavy, with a fantastic landing. It's better to see it in full screen because the mountains are beautiful [MEDIA] Do you saw...

    Sep 20, 2017
  46. ashkum2278 replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    US DEFENCE FIRMS WANT CONTROL OVER TECHNOLOGY IN MAKE IN INDIA PLAN Lockheed Martin and Boeing are both bidding to supply combat jets...

    Sep 19, 2017
  47. ashkum2278 replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    PERSONAL FEUD OR TECHNICAL FLAW, WHY WAS TEJAS REJECTED? (With the Indian Navy rejecting the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas,...

    Sep 19, 2017
  48. ashkum2278 replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    LCA NAVY, A VICTIM OF ARCHAIC DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES Although the Navy didn’t issue an official rebuttal, the accusation was...

    Sep 19, 2017