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  1. Gessler liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Stealth, it seems is completely misunderstood here by most members. We need to understand that in V/UHF band the RCS variation has a...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 1:33 PM
  2. Gessler replied to the thread UK's largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, sets sail for the first time.

    The reason why QEC doesn't have EMALS is because 1) the UK had already decided that a CATOBAR design (which also entails the F-35C) was...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 10:49 AM
  3. Gessler replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    No...the 'gap' is just as big, if not even more. India is not the US and will not be for a long, long time.

    Jun 29, 2017 at 10:44 AM
  4. Gessler replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    I doubt it - the USAF will be well on it's way to procuring a sixth-generation fighter by that time.

    Jun 29, 2017 at 8:55 AM
  5. Gessler replied to the thread Operation Jinnah - Book Review.

    Got mine yesterday...got through 16-17 pages and I liked it so far! Great work @SHIV AROOR !

    Jun 29, 2017 at 8:05 AM
  6. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Operation Jinnah - Book Review.

    Nice! Certainly piques my interest in reading the book one day :D

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:58 AM
  7. Gessler liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Operation Jinnah - Book Review.

    I agree with you. Its difficult to take a break once you start reading it. Its a wonderful book and I must say @SHIV AROOR has a done a...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:55 AM
  8. Gessler replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    @PARIKRAMA So you think IAF can work with a combination of FGFA & F35? Much like F-22+F35 in USAF but with more even numbers? Putting...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:52 AM
  9. Gessler liked randomradio's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Okay, gents. Stuff to think about. SE MII: Although a political deal is a possibility, the F-16 is first going to have to clear the...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:47 AM
  10. Gessler liked randomradio's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    That's actually the look on our IAF Chief's face.

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:43 AM
  11. Gessler liked Fox's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    F-16, F-35, Rafale, Tejas, FGFA, SU-30... you know what, that's enough of this thread from me. It's getting unbelievable at this point....

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:41 AM
  12. Gessler liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The French are on very good terms with the Russians, the cancellation of the delivery of the Mistral does not compromise our...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:40 AM
  13. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    + More money down the drain creating yet more duplication of services Lol don't forget AMCA! Let's be real though: F-16 is...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:37 AM
  14. Gessler liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The reason is simple. LM has long term plans for Indian defence Market. They will continue to create this bogie of China and will also...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:30 AM
  15. Gessler liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Two things - F35 is not for IN as of now, IN choice is plain and clear - Rafale M unless France and DA screws it up. The simple reason...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:27 AM
  16. Gessler liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    In response to the two points to be disclosed later: The points made are basically under the leadership of NSA Doval who had...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:22 AM
  17. Gessler liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Just wait to add some Mig-35s along with Super SU upgrade and S-400. Bandar baant ho rahi hai. Desh ka bedagark hokar rahega. Not taking...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:18 AM
  18. Gessler liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Confirmation Received today Morning from the Source Confirmed F35 linked to F16 as told earlier Prez Trump gave assurance personally...

    Jun 29, 2017 at 7:17 AM
  19. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread The Indian Navy's helicopter plans and purchases.

    Written by Rikbo (worked on the S-70B's development) elsewhere: Have not been on this forum for a long time. No reason too, just delay...

    Jun 28, 2017 at 6:29 AM
  20. Gessler replied to the thread Indian Navy Pictures and Videos.

    Near MDL...INS Viraat and a Delhi-class destroyer - [img]

    Jun 27, 2017 at 6:43 PM
  21. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread HAL LUH / Ka-226: News and Discussions.

    GoI has screwed HAL, HAL invested their own capital to create the Temkur greenfield LUH production facility with a production capacity...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 6:41 PM
  22. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    After intially asking for a fleet >22, settling on 16 because the Long Beach plant was closing, the IAF will finally have to settle with...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 2:59 PM
  23. Gessler liked halloweene's post in the thread Le Bourget 2017.

    [IMG] A dude you know and "Marty" at PAS 17...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:44 PM
  24. Gessler replied to the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    What's wrong with 3-language signs? [IMG] In this case; Telugu - for all local population who may or may not know other languages...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 7:31 PM
  25. Gessler liked Fox's post in the thread Philipines : Davao City 'on lockdown' after Islamic state terror attack in Marawi.

    I don't know if that's what you're taught in the IA, but Western nations emphasis precision fire rather then haphazard spraying....

    Jun 26, 2017 at 2:34 AM
  26. Gessler liked lca-fan's post in the thread The Kashmir Conflict.

    IA special forces had carried out a raid on 23rd opposite the same area where d BAT action took place in poonch 3 pakistani heads chopped off.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 1:15 AM
  27. Gessler replied to the thread Philipines : Davao City 'on lockdown' after Islamic state terror attack in Marawi.

    I beg to differ. Assault rifles (including AK) are the most reliable, sure-shot way of dispatching targets at med-long ranges (200-600...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 1:13 AM
  28. Gessler liked nair's post in the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    I have travelled in metro couple of times this week.... Let me tell you people are exited.... Yelechenahalli to majestic normally it...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 9:21 PM
  29. Gessler replied to the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    No.... It's because we have a large quantity of relatively cheap labor who know English. How did China come to have such a huge...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 9:20 PM
  30. Gessler liked Vergennes's post in the thread Country has less than 3,000 fire stations against 8,500 needed.

    [IMG] Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said India has 2,987 fire stations against the requirement of 8,559, which shows a...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 9:09 PM
  31. Gessler liked anant_s's post in the thread World's highest rail track survey to commence in Leh.

    World's highest rail track survey to commence in Leh [IMG] NEW DELHI: The Railways will kick off the final location survey of the...

    manali-to-leh-route-india-ladakh.jpg Jun 25, 2017 at 7:35 PM
  32. Gessler replied to the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    I agree with this being a non-issue. I believe the language situation in India is good as it is. The natural course of development will...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:37 PM
  33. Gessler replied to the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    Let me put forward what I personally think of majority of Indian English... It sucks. Not because the people are not capable of...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:26 PM
  34. Gessler replied to the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    We cannot take China's example - their model doesn't work for us. China is some 92% Han and a common language is far more predominant....

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:18 PM
  35. Gessler liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Source Based News Lockheed Martin has signed intend to help for pseudo stealth mk2 LCA. Thisbis not made public as of now. This is not...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 5:34 AM
  36. Gessler liked Levina's post in the thread Former US Ambassador Mulford on India and Modi.

    He gave info on how Americans helped Indians after 26/11, and then he confirmed occurrence of surgical strikes. Lolz This is huge. I'm...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 1:53 AM
  37. Gessler liked anant_s's post in the thread Indian Railways Junction.

    DLW first consignment of MG locomotive for Myanmar. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Picture Courtesy Rajendra Aklekar

    19424417_10154792687782149_1171565397110127278_n.jpg 19424561_10154792687922149_1759180747329961033_n.jpg 19430144_10154792688232149_4008651262288904265_n.jpg Jun 24, 2017 at 8:21 PM
  38. Gessler liked ASHOKSINH GOHIL's post in the thread Namma Metro Anger Over Hindi Signs Is Part Of Growing Trend.

    Bengaluru is a mixed city today, with people from more than 25 states and many countries. A city that has a mixed profile of people as...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 8:19 PM
  39. Gessler liked Wolfpack's post in the thread Watch and tell me Love Jihad was fake, i knew it back in 2007.

    [IMG] Hindu Existence Big Expose By Times Now On Love Jihad, Find Out How ISIS Is Converting Hindu Girls For Their caliphate June 23,...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 8:18 PM
  40. Gessler liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The tender will force Dassault to give a competitive price. If we simply order Rafales outside a competitive process, Reliance and...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 4:38 AM
  41. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Then India is putting the cart before the horse, throwing $2-3 BILLION at the US for ZERO industrial benefits is beyond laughable, if...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 4:29 AM
  42. Gessler replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] :tup::tup::rafale::rafale:

    Jun 23, 2017 at 11:52 PM
  43. Gessler replied to the thread LCA Tejas Naval Variant.

    [IMG]

    Jun 23, 2017 at 11:34 PM
  44. Gessler liked lca-fan's post in the thread LCA Tejas Naval Variant.

    Arrester hook testing? [ATTACH]

    lca navy.jpg Jun 23, 2017 at 11:33 PM
  45. Gessler liked Butter Chicken's post in the thread Winners of the Q&A session with Shiv Aroor.

    My book also arrived today[ATTACH]

    IMG_20170623_172801.jpg Jun 23, 2017 at 11:33 PM
  46. Gessler liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Another pic of KC-3807: [IMG]

    Jun 23, 2017 at 11:31 PM
  47. Gessler liked BMD's post in the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    [IMG]

    Jun 23, 2017 at 10:38 PM
  48. Gessler replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    Whoever named this organization not only lives under a rock - they like it there.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 10:37 PM
  49. Gessler liked BMD's post in the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    Canadians LOL. [IMG]

    Jun 23, 2017 at 10:36 PM