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  1. PARIKRAMA 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 5:40 PM
  2. PARIKRAMA liked LonewolfSandeep's post in the thread HAL LUH / Ka-226: News and Discussions.

    Russia approves joint venture with India for helicopter production - report 5 April 2017 ANUSHKA SETHI A Russian joint venture with HAL...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 5:39 PM
  3. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    No LCA and M2K have Dash: https://www.pressreader.com/india/vayu-aerospace-and-defence/20170401/282355449602209 Migs have Topsight:...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:47 PM
  4. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Very true, especially since the small size even limits the internal space for avionics or EW, so how is it suppose to fit internal...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:47 PM
  5. PARIKRAMA liked Fox's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    I'm not debating whether the F-16XL is a real aircraft or not, just noting that the delta-winged F-16 being shown as an F-16IN isn't a...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:47 PM
  6. PARIKRAMA replied to the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    The proposed sale will not alter the basic military balance in the region. That single line from @Sancho post is most important...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:45 PM
  7. PARIKRAMA liked Agent_47's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Even if we had the option to buy ten extra now it will cost $4-5 billion. Can we spare that kind of money immediately? I don't think...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:32 PM
  8. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    http://www.dsca.mil/major-arms-sales/government-india-c-17-transport-aircraft

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:24 PM
  9. PARIKRAMA liked Bregs's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Its nothing new bro many such crucial requirement have been short of what our forces want. Medium role transport aircraft is another tragedy

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:24 PM
  10. PARIKRAMA liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    If a loss in 1962 and a 26/11 cannot force us to improve, nothing can.

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:24 PM
  11. PARIKRAMA liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Insurmountable delays , even in the C295W contract. Ministry of Defence performance is as $hit as it was under Congress. 0/10 to...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:24 PM
  12. PARIKRAMA liked Bloom 17's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Something you guys should look at https://www.reuters.com/article/boeing-pentagon-india-idUSW1N1J203Z

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:24 PM
  13. PARIKRAMA liked Lion of Rajputana's post in the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    So now there is no choice but to ask around and see if any country is willing to sell (likely for a seriously ramped up price). The US...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 3:23 PM
  14. PARIKRAMA 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 3:23 PM
  15. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    The F-16 deal will be the worst deal India has ever signed from a geopolitcal, strategic and operational perspective. I am hoping...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  16. PARIKRAMA liked defc0n's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    Even F-16 looks like a bad deal to me...Pretty pointless in this day and age.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  17. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    Wish it was being spent on something more useful to India (like 60 or so S-70Bs or 40 Ch-47Fs), 22 Guardians is a bad deal for India.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  18. PARIKRAMA liked Flyboy!'s post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    The world 'CANNOT' function without Indian workforce. Whether its the unskilled expats in the middle east, top notch docs/engineers in...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  19. PARIKRAMA liked Bregs's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    Indian shall not be too much optimistic under trump, if we can maintain status quo of Indo-US relations under trump it's nothing less...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  20. PARIKRAMA liked SrNair's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    This 2 billion deal more like a bribery to please the Trump .

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  21. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    The Indo-US relationship (even under Trump) will remain relatively unchanged with little tangible gains on a G2G level other than...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  22. PARIKRAMA liked defc0n's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    Bribing them? The US needs India's cooperation as well to keep China in check. Ties with India will mean that in the case of a conflict,...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  23. PARIKRAMA liked SrNair's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    Just a hype. We are typically bribing them to do our job.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  24. PARIKRAMA liked defc0n's post in the thread Indo-Us Relations : Modi-Trump Handshake. What to expect?.

    Narendra Modi's US visit to meet President D.Trump is being hyped to a great extent. Some of the key points that will be discussed...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  25. PARIKRAMA liked shaktimaan's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    I think u missed Parikarma post.....LM have proposed to help with Stealth mk2 LCA but it is not clear if they are proposing internal...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  26. PARIKRAMA liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    An aircraft has to be designed as an aircraft to have internal weapons bays. I have very strong opposition to so called stealth and also...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:59 PM
  27. PARIKRAMA liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    when someone makes such outlandish and stupid claims as LM & SAAB did to IAF, they basically tell them that they consider IAF to be full...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:59 PM
  28. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Right and thus militarily irrelevent, these aren't transport a/c but fighting platforms, giving the ferry range and not mission range is...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:58 PM
  29. PARIKRAMA liked Fox's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Let's be clear... what Vstol Jockey posted isn't a working model, it's an artist's impression based on an F-16XL dream. That picture is...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:58 PM
  30. PARIKRAMA liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Ferry range is always without weapons

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:58 PM
  31. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The thing is, neither the F-16 or Gripen will be able to pass the IAF's requirements but the GoI is keen to ram one of them down their...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:57 PM
  32. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    And how much payload? Nil right? What a pathetic misrepresenation by SAAB.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:57 PM
  33. PARIKRAMA liked shaktimaan's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    lol:lol::lol::lol: they really said that, even ISPR's BS is better than this

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:57 PM
  34. PARIKRAMA liked surya kiran's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Utterings in media are one thing. Following it up with legal steps is another matter. Till HAL/MoD release proper requirements none of...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:56 PM
  35. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    This came from the HAL chief himself but no private sector company responded. No private player in India would be able to add anything...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:56 PM
  36. PARIKRAMA liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [IMG]

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  37. PARIKRAMA liked Bregs's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    i am not saying why this happened now or won't happen in future. the modernised forces are strong deterrent for such incident to go...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  38. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    To be fair this would be happening regardless of which govt is in power, it's not a question of modernisation but backbone. You can have...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  39. PARIKRAMA liked Bregs's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    This is what is happening on chinese borders too apart from the flare up in kashmir both internal n external and here because of govt's...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  40. PARIKRAMA liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Most of the changes have been bureaucratic.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  41. PARIKRAMA liked Bregs's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Everyone is seeing that how smoothly things are going on in various defence projects

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  42. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Does the F-16 or Gripen have automatic terrain following modes as far as you know?

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:54 PM
  43. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Can't deny that a Rafale is more suited to DPSA role both from a range/endurance point of view but also by design (automatic terrain...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:54 PM
  44. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It can't be signed this year, 2020 at best. But the rest of your post is spot on bro, what an utter mess the NDA/Modi have made of...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:53 PM
  45. PARIKRAMA liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The whole point of MMRCA was to reduce the number of types, now it's going to remain diverse? Total cr@p if true. The last thing the...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:53 PM
  46. PARIKRAMA liked Bregs's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    In UPA time we had the clear map what does the defence forces want and there was lingering delay in procuring it. This Govt in zeal of...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:49 PM
  47. PARIKRAMA liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The TEs will be expected to cross deep into the border for most of their missions. SE can't do that.

    Jun 26, 2017 at 10:49 PM