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  1. PARIKRAMA replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The discussion that pertained about Rafale next tranche centered around 3 combination 1. 36 birds 2. 48 birds 3. 60 birds All three...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 10:02 AM
  2. PARIKRAMA liked Gessler's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It was my idea to bring Rafale-M to SBTF Goa to demonstrate STOBAR capabilities...to shut-up Boeing's mouth. Dassault stole my idea and...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:52 AM
  3. PARIKRAMA liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Rafale is and will be the best plane for a Carrier for a very long time.

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:52 AM
  4. PARIKRAMA liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    If we take the last deal as a reference, we have Cost of plane + Financial 3.42 Billions Weapons 0.710...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:51 AM
  5. PARIKRAMA liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I have considered the cost as 200M per jet. This will include cost of spares and support and performance based logistics (PBL). 18*200M...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:51 AM
  6. PARIKRAMA liked BON PLAN's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    IAF to Get Another 36 Rafale Combat Aircraft http://www.indiastrategic.in/2017/08/21/iaf-to-get-another-36-rafale-combat-aircraft/...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:51 AM
  7. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Remember there was talk that Dassualt would bring Rafale-Ms to the SBTF in Goa to demonstrate their capabilities....

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  8. PARIKRAMA liked CNL-PN-AA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    My dear and beloved Randomradio, I am not sure to be a good example in this case ... Of course, I know for a fact that the MiG-29 is...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  9. PARIKRAMA liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It also depends on whether the IAF wants a third base or not.

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  10. PARIKRAMA liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I don't doubt the design capability of Dassault or making the foldable wings, but the process for IN and IAF aircraft are separate. IN...

    Aug 23, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  11. PARIKRAMA replied to the thread Chinese troops transgress Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction sector in Doka La / Dokalam Area.

    What.. all fun gone already.. man... So paper dragons came out to threaten demean and then say India is all evil.. I still have a more...

    Aug 20, 2017 at 6:24 PM
  12. PARIKRAMA liked Agent_47's post in the thread Chinese troops transgress Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction sector in Doka La / Dokalam Area.

    Yup, tanks without wheels destroyed everyone else. 50 cent army is here .:dude:

    Aug 20, 2017 at 6:21 PM
  13. PARIKRAMA liked Gessler's post in the thread The Indian Flag Re-Imagined.

    Guys on Reddit have come up with various redesigns of the flag using flags of other countries as presets. Have fun with these. And...

    Aug 19, 2017 at 6:10 PM
  14. PARIKRAMA liked randomradio's post in the thread U.S. hints at selling upto 90-100 state-of-the-art Predator Avenger Drones to India.

    Since there are little to no negotiations in such deals with the Americans, they will all be signed really fast.

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  15. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread U.S. hints at selling upto 90-100 state-of-the-art Predator Avenger Drones to India.

    For Obama and I think Trump too the other factor is China, they come into office trying to woo the Chinese intially, Obama tried this...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  16. PARIKRAMA liked kaku's post in the thread U.S. hints at selling upto 90-100 state-of-the-art Predator Avenger Drones to India.

    This is not just about domestic issues, besides Bush, every US president took upto 5 years to understand geopolitics of Asia and South...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  17. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread U.S. hints at selling upto 90-100 state-of-the-art Predator Avenger Drones to India.

    We'll see, Indo-US deals/ties move at glacial speed ordinarily but right now there is even less momentum than usual because of domestic...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  18. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread U.S. hints at selling upto 90-100 state-of-the-art Predator Avenger Drones to India.

    "Could", there's a lot of "coulds" in the Indo-US relationship, I wouldn't hold my breath on this one- even if it happens it is not...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  19. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread U.S. hints at selling upto 90-100 state-of-the-art Predator Avenger Drones to India.

    WTF is the IAF going to do with 90-100 UNARMED Predator Cs* The variant the US military doesn't even want And doesn't the CEO himself...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  20. PARIKRAMA liked Gessler's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

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    Aug 18, 2017 at 12:14 PM
  21. PARIKRAMA liked LonewolfSandeep's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Damn its always so difficult to distinguish IAF & French Air Force symbol. [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] If french fly over China or Pakistan -...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 12:14 PM
  22. PARIKRAMA liked Gessler's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

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    Aug 18, 2017 at 12:13 PM
  23. PARIKRAMA liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It's an advantage and a disadvantage. CAG's job is to thrash tardiness. So if you don't give them an excuse, they won't. But at the same...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 12:13 PM
  24. PARIKRAMA liked Gessler's post in the thread Which fighter would be better for IAF?.

    IAF is already getting a combination of Tejas Mk.1A and Rafale.

    Aug 17, 2017 at 4:20 PM
  25. PARIKRAMA liked Gessler's post in the thread Which fighter would be better for IAF?.

    But LCA is not a fully Indian solution....at least not anytime soon. Most of the stuff you have mentioned for MK1A are nowhere near...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 4:20 PM
  26. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread Which fighter would be better for IAF?.

    That's why I asked for preference. :smile: As said, I am curious about the preference of you guys. Three different aircrafts, with...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 4:20 PM
  27. PARIKRAMA liked Shekhar Singh's post in the thread Which fighter would be better for IAF?.

    We should start believing in Desi stuff. Tejas may be a bit inferior than block 70 or Gripen E but two Tejas mk1a will always be better...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 4:19 PM
  28. PARIKRAMA liked Grevion's post in the thread Which fighter would be better for IAF?.

    I choose Rafale but if given a choice I would rather vote for both Rafale and LCA mk1a as both of them will be do a fine job at their...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 4:19 PM
  29. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread Which fighter would be better for IAF?.

    I'm curious to know which fighter, would be preferred for IAF and why? Please vote only after reading the following! LCA MK1A - 7 + 1...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 4:19 PM
  30. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Tejas fighter finally achieves production target Since December 2013, when the indigenous Tejas fighter was operationally cleared to...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 12:52 AM
  31. PARIKRAMA liked nair's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    Well this is so chinese........ And their tactics have been the same.... I guess GOI has decided the right time to take on them.......

    Aug 16, 2017
  32. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    Exactly! Hence, Modi's diplomatic parley with Mongolia! Ethnographic Map of China [IMG]

    Aug 16, 2017
  33. PARIKRAMA liked sangos's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    To add Mongolia follows Tibetan Buddhism. China (Taiwan) claims both Mongolia and Tibet based on Qing dynasty's loose rule of these two...

    Aug 16, 2017
  34. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    Who knows? Depends on how well can the Bhutanese protect their sovereign and take the necessary steps against those who may try to stir...

    Aug 16, 2017
  35. PARIKRAMA liked Levina's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    Done.

    Aug 16, 2017
  36. PARIKRAMA liked Golden_Rule's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    Good analysis. Chinese acts are motivated by its ambitions which they try to accomplish with power posturing. Since a long time, the...

    Aug 16, 2017
  37. PARIKRAMA replied to the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    @Levina @Abingdonboy @Agent_47 Pls share this in social media @Hellfire What are the odds that royal family of Bhutan be taken out by...

    Aug 16, 2017
  38. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread Dokalam: The Chinese’s ‘Mess’.

    As India celebrated it’s 71st independence day yesterday, the date also marked almost two months of stand off between the armies of...

    Aug 16, 2017
  39. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [IMG]

    Aug 16, 2017
  40. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    Sorry. IAF was in no mood to get any LCA without a FOC. It was under political 'directive' that a compromise has been made. Let us keep...

    Aug 15, 2017
  41. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    To have Arjun 2.0 being played out here few years from now? Am I the only one sensing a requirement of the platform yesterday to face...

    Aug 15, 2017
  42. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    I could not agree more, this is a fantastical write up. We will merge it after it becomes flogged to death here :) @Agent_47

    Aug 15, 2017
  43. PARIKRAMA liked Agent_47's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    Remember this program was approved on 2010. Most of the design is already frozen. Engine is ready. Fund is available. Detailed design...

    Aug 15, 2017
  44. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    Exactly. I was confused about it as well. Not that am clued up much on this particular segment ;)

    Aug 15, 2017
  45. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    Waiting for a version that can be deployed on front lines before I dig my grave and sleep inside it.... since I was a kid .....!

    Aug 15, 2017
  46. PARIKRAMA liked Hellfire's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    The operative and most significant line here. See how the words have been used 'slowly but gradually' as if the two have a different...

    Aug 15, 2017
  47. PARIKRAMA liked X_Killer's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    Yes, it is. But as per SAFRAN's plan , they will take Kaveri to test on GE flying testbed (4 engine testbed) as they were using from...

    Aug 15, 2017
  48. PARIKRAMA liked vstol jockey's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    If you use a proven core, the chances of failure are minimum. Its not the fan blades but the turbine blades which tend to fly off and...

    Aug 15, 2017
  49. PARIKRAMA liked X_Killer's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    Yes, its true that LCA PV-1 is reserved for this but outer structure of Kaveri is not yet finalized. So, there will no modifications...

    Aug 15, 2017
  50. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread TRISHUL: LCA-AF Mk.2 Can Still Become A Reality. Here's How:.

    This makes more sense but we have had reports that an LCA test bed is already being readied for this purpose and Safran themselves said...

    Aug 15, 2017