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  1. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Partners, Japan is not like the French that stole the designs and development from the Europeans.

    Nov 21, 2017 at 1:52 AM
  2. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Easy to say hard to do and still would be inferior and obsolete planes.

    Nov 17, 2017 at 9:24 PM
  3. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Japanese know what they are doing, they are building their own F35s and not spending 270 million for obsolete Rafales

    Nov 17, 2017 at 9:20 PM
  4. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Japan to postpone F-3 program, will buy F-35s, interceptors | First operational MQ-4C delivered to US Navy | UAE announces orders from...

    Nov 15, 2017 at 9:37 PM
  5. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    India should cancel the Rafale at 270 million each and go for the new F16 which would be built in India.

    Nov 15, 2017 at 3:26 AM
  6. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    With inflation Rafales will reach 300 million each.

    Nov 15, 2017 at 3:22 AM
  7. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Not in this world, 270 million obsolete Rafales don't equal 100 million dollar F35s

    Nov 14, 2017
  8. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Bhushan's remarks came two days after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar defended the 7.87 billion euros (about Rs 59,000 crore) Rafale...

    Nov 13, 2017
  9. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    [IMG]

    Nov 13, 2017
  10. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    [IMG]

    Nov 13, 2017
  11. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    We build air planes for war, not police duties.

    Nov 13, 2017
  12. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Does not mean they continued to depend on guns as the primary weapons. I expect that guns on fighters are quite obsolete by now.

    Nov 10, 2017
  13. Averageamerican liked Locke's post in the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    We're going to have to disagree then. The Russians say a lot. Sometimes it's even true. Sometimes. Over the past 25 years? F-15...

    Nov 10, 2017
  14. Averageamerican liked sunstersun's post in the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-11-08/india-could-have-doubts-about-russian-fifth-gen-fighter-buy Apparently...

    Nov 10, 2017
  15. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Lot better then 30 year old technology life the Rafale by any standard, like the difference between jet power and propellers..

    Nov 9, 2017
  16. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    500th F-35 pilot takes to the sky [IMG] Oct 05, 2017 - The Air Force trained and graduated the 500th F-35 Lightning II pilot across the...

    Nov 9, 2017
  17. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Could be the German Government will actually listen to their air force unlike the Indian Government.

    Nov 9, 2017
  18. Averageamerican liked sunstersun's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Belgium, Finland, Germany, Poland, Romania, Spain. next up on the F-35 line....

    Nov 9, 2017
  19. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    100 F22s spearheading 500 F35s followed by stealth bombers , 1000 drones and 5000 conventional war planes carrying 75,000 smart...

    Nov 8, 2017
  20. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    New F-35A Squadron Stands Up at Hill Air Forces Monthly // October 03, 2017 The 4th Fighter Squadron (FS) ‘Fighting Fuujins’ and 4th...

    Nov 2, 2017
  21. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    500th F-35 Pilot Takes to the Sky Eglin AFB, Florida // October 05, 2017 The U.S. Air Force trained and graduated the 500th F-35...

    Nov 2, 2017
  22. Averageamerican liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Imagine creating an infra which half the cost of 36 aircraft deal. Can such a white elephant ever operate from any outlying airfields...

    Oct 27, 2017
  23. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    DEFENSE INDUSTRY DAILY October 25/17: An Indian Air Force (IAF) official has made claims that the service is looking to end involvement...

    Oct 25, 2017
  24. Averageamerican liked Locke's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    In all fairness, due to joint training both France and the UK would be the most likely to successfully prosecute an attack. Decades of...

    Oct 10, 2017
  25. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Doubt if French Subs are a deterrence to any one. France only has 10 subs

    Oct 9, 2017
  26. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Bangladesh Bail Backfire.

    Bangladesh Burgers

    Oct 8, 2017
  27. Averageamerican posted a new thread.

    The Bangladesh Bail Backfire

    STRATEGY PAGE October 8, 2017: Bangladesh has increasingly turned to India for help in dealing with growing Islamic terrorist...

    Forum: National Politics

    Oct 8, 2017
  28. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Too small country to build cutting edge technology. Assuming you want cutting edge technology. Planes built now should be designed to...

    Oct 8, 2017
  29. Averageamerican replied to the thread Small Modular Reactors.

    [IMG]Puerto Rico solar farm after hurricane

    Oct 8, 2017
  30. Averageamerican replied to the thread India Will Still Be Poorest Economy In 2025, Says TN Ninan.

    [IMG] some people are hard to employe

    Oct 8, 2017
  31. Averageamerican replied to the thread India Will Still Be Poorest Economy In 2025, Says TN Ninan.

    Most hunger is result of money misspent for drugs of boose. There is food stamp, now a debit card calculator for each state....

    Oct 8, 2017
  32. Averageamerican replied to the thread India Will Still Be Poorest Economy In 2025, Says TN Ninan.

    This ESTIMATE is based on your income only! Cost allowed in this estimate may be less than you reported. You entered the following:...

    Oct 8, 2017
  33. Averageamerican replied to the thread India Will Still Be Poorest Economy In 2025, Says TN Ninan.

    No one really starves in the US unless its thru neglect.

    Oct 8, 2017
  34. Averageamerican replied to the thread Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists.

    Socialism was associated with the boogy man of communisms from the 30s to the 70s.

    Oct 8, 2017
  35. Averageamerican replied to the thread HAL / Hindustan aeronautics limited.

    Naval Air: No Mercy For Insufficiently Patriotic SailorsMay 5, 2017: In early 2017 the Indian Navy was forced to buy another 16 Dhruv...

    Oct 4, 2017
  36. Averageamerican replied to the thread When India wanted Lockheed F-104Starfighter but was embarrassed instead and how India hit back later.

    We are just figuring on building them in India, not India using them.

    Oct 4, 2017
  37. Averageamerican replied to the thread If US Loses Important Indian Contracts,Upset Arms Lobby May Endanger Indo-US Relation:Larry Pressler.

    If the ISIS Taliban type take over Afghanistan Pakistan you are going to wish you had not stuck your heads in the sand.

    Oct 3, 2017
  38. Averageamerican replied to the thread United States Military News.

    Rumors of Secret Warplanes Preceded Mach 6 SR-72 Spyplane Reveal [IMG] Kyle Mizokami , The National Interest•October 1, 2017 Kyle...

    Oct 3, 2017
  39. Averageamerican replied to the thread US Space Program - A Thread.

    [IMG] [IMG] An illustration of the proposed privately-funded Project Blue space telescope, which would look for Earth-like planets...

    Oct 2, 2017
  40. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Why the F-35 Might Just Be the Ultimate Killer in the Sky [IMG] Kris Osborn The National InterestSeptember 27, 2017 Kris Osborn" [IMG]...

    Oct 2, 2017
  41. Averageamerican liked BMD's post in the thread US Space Program - A Thread.

    [MEDIA]

    Oct 1, 2017
  42. Averageamerican posted a new thread.

    (S&P Global Ratings) downgraded the long-term credit rating of Chinese government debut (from A+ to

    September 28, 2017: In the United States a major credit rating company (S&P Global Ratings) downgraded the long-term credit rating of...

    Forum: China & Asia Pacific

    Sep 30, 2017
  43. Averageamerican replied to the thread Plight of Women in India : News and Discussions.

    Kind of sounds like fake news, but there are Christian Cults that are quite weird. Jim Jones is a good example.

    Sep 28, 2017
  44. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Once a nuclear weapon hits the USA its Katy Bar the Door. The Dog of War are loose.

    Sep 28, 2017
  45. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    But we can send a 1000 nuclear bombs to North Korea. [IMG]

    Sep 28, 2017
  46. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    no one seems anxious to take on F22 and F35s. Spud does not seem the most reliable source.

    Sep 28, 2017