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  1. cannonballs replied to the thread French Barracuda project’s utility to India.

    I would certainly like P75I be scrapped order 3 more scorpene we have in options and straight away go for Barracuda SSNs if french are...

    Nov 29, 2017
  2. cannonballs 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
  3. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    As per MMRCA deal one squadron meant 21 Rafales. Thus 6 squadron meant 126 & 63 (3 squadron) in options.

    Nov 20, 2017
  4. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Point taken still each base will house 2 sqn, so we now have to buy 72 instead of 84 Rafale.

    Nov 19, 2017
  5. cannonballs liked Pundrick's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    People on several forums are predicting number of MK2 & MK1A to the tune of 100+ by 2030, and its laughable, that they don't consider...

    Nov 19, 2017
  6. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I huge benefit of this deal is that because of the way this current deal is designed we are able to leverage the higher availability...

    Nov 19, 2017
  7. cannonballs replied to the thread Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions...

    Brahmos being a JV does Russia allow it?

    Nov 19, 2017
  8. cannonballs liked stephen cohen's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I think @randomradio has described you quiet accurately You are really an Obtuse person ; no point in talking with you

    Nov 16, 2017
  9. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Gave a reply with regards to their plan. It seems Rafale MII would start right from next order. Also important to note he says made and...

    Nov 13, 2017
  10. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    First Rafale will land in India by 2019: Trappier Facility to support 200 SMEs, says Dassault Aviation chief Eric Trappier, chairman...

    Nov 13, 2017
  11. cannonballs replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    But then what about EW pods that it has to carry externally aswell.

    Nov 4, 2017
  12. cannonballs liked BlackOpsIndia's post in the thread CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder.

    This is trolling, the OP is behaving well and no flamebait comments, let's keep it that way. Every plane crashes, even the best ones...

    Nov 3, 2017
  13. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    This was my take aswell. In a way HAL is moulded by Russians so they wanted their own HAL but not the HAL. That is also the reason why...

    Nov 2, 2017
  14. cannonballs liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    My impression was that they wanted a partner that was a "virgin" in defense so that they could be fully in charge of the industrial...

    Nov 2, 2017
  15. cannonballs replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    And what about weight of pylons?

    Nov 1, 2017
  16. cannonballs replied to the thread Pakistani / Turkish defence cooperation.

    I don't understand why @Sancho keeps on saying we didn't want the french to fix kaveri, then in that case we could have rejected the...

    Oct 27, 2017
  17. cannonballs liked Gessler's post in the thread Pakistani / Turkish defence cooperation.

    Yes, it has everything to do with MMRCA - that's why we decided to go G2G with the MMRCA winner (and not some other jet like Typhoon or...

    Oct 27, 2017
  18. cannonballs liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Again, there is no French help for LCA, but a response for a radar and EW tender! So forget the baseless dreams and stick to reality...

    Oct 23, 2017
  19. cannonballs replied to the thread India informs US it’s ready to buy Raytheon ISTAR aircraft.

    From what i understand this is more for A2G. What i want to know is how much is it different from Raytheon Sentinel The system that UK...

    Oct 20, 2017
  20. cannonballs liked Locke's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    It's $146 million only if you divide the total price by 19 which give an inaccurate number. The total include three spares each of...

    Oct 20, 2017
  21. cannonballs liked Sancho's post in the thread PLAAF: News & Discussions.

    Maybe, but at least he has a base for his opinion and is posting it too. That's better imo than trolls that only say ours is better and...

    Oct 12, 2017
  22. cannonballs replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    If we are buying Us-2 aircrafts then is it possible for them to be converted to be used as refueller. As they have like more than 15...

    Sep 19, 2017
  23. cannonballs liked ashkum2278's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    @PARIKRAMA Dear Sir, Thank you for the ADD. Well this seems to be a balanced approach towards all future jet procurement. With Light,...

    Sep 12, 2017
  24. cannonballs replied to the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    Not for 5th gen vs 5th gen plane

    Sep 5, 2017
  25. cannonballs replied to the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    That depends on the way you look at it. Russia generally develops planes which are counter measures to the American version they did the...

    Sep 5, 2017
  26. cannonballs replied to the thread IAF Airborne Early Warning Systems - A-50EI Phalcon, DRDO Netra AEW&C, DRDO AWACS.

    The aircraft that you are showing is the latest version with AESA. But it can do AWACS role because it has massive side radars as well...

    Aug 6, 2017
  27. cannonballs liked stephen cohen's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    We have to balance relations between Russia and USA Also PAK FA will be far better than J 20 That is why Russia is not selling it to...

    Jun 28, 2017
  28. cannonballs liked LonewolfSandeep's post in the thread Indian Navy LPD/LHD Program.

    Very true, and its logical, till recently, large aircraft carriers where just near impossible to takeout by a single hit.. but then...

    Jun 14, 2017
  29. cannonballs liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Quick questions hun, Assuming EMALS is offered for us 3 catapults .. 2 deployed, one practice.. The system should cost how much? Can...

    May 14, 2017
  30. cannonballs replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Care to elaborate please

    May 13, 2017
  31. cannonballs replied to the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    The kind of info that we are getting. Shared IP and all, that pretty much makes sure that this will be a huge deal. If that all is true...

    May 8, 2017
  32. cannonballs liked Sancho's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    No it doesn't, since the 50% offset is split in 30% research and investments in Indian programs and just 20% licence production of...

    Apr 25, 2017
  33. cannonballs replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    Opps... My bad. Thanks for the info

    Apr 23, 2017
  34. cannonballs replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    @vstol jockey @randomradio From what i remember you said that the plane will be having side bays. Now does that mean it can't have CFT's...

    Apr 23, 2017
  35. cannonballs replied to the thread AMCA: Updates and Discussions.

    Has anyone heard of AMCA 2 with Russian design and components based on flanker. Read it at some other forum. @PARIKRAMA @randomradio...

    Apr 16, 2017