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  1. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    Better German centric than US Centric: German don't have political weight, don't have military weight, only an economical weight.

    May 30, 2017 at 1:00 AM
  2. Picdelamirand-oil liked Fox's post in the thread Macron welcomes his Russian counterpart Putin in Versailles.

    Of course you were, but my point, as it also relates to France, is that Europe is not monolithic and some countries do have stronger...

    May 30, 2017 at 12:51 AM
  3. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Macron welcomes his Russian counterpart Putin in Versailles.

    Macron : Poutine :

    May 29, 2017 at 9:16 PM
  4. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Terror Attack in Manchester, UK: News & Updates.

    The Anglo Saxons can not be guilty, they have the right for them in virtue of a divine right. This is called inguiltiness

    May 29, 2017 at 8:43 PM
  5. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Anti-EU Sentiment Thread.

    May 29, 2017 at 8:00 PM
  6. Picdelamirand-oil liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It is probably related to second tranch of Rafales. They are giving an offer of buy one get a Jag free.

    May 29, 2017 at 7:52 PM
  7. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It's to be used as parts.

    May 29, 2017 at 7:51 PM
  8. Picdelamirand-oil posted a new thread.

    Macron welcomes his Russian counterpart Putin in Versailles

    [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]

    Forum: Europe & Russia

    May 29, 2017 at 7:49 PM
  9. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [MEDIA]

    May 29, 2017 at 12:35 AM
  10. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [MEDIA]

    May 29, 2017 at 12:27 AM
  11. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [MEDIA]

    May 29, 2017 at 12:27 AM
  12. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Hillary Clinton pushes India to take the F-35, as U.S. deals with defence cuts...

    May 28, 2017 at 7:42 PM
  13. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    You have to face it, Eurofighter Typhoon is not a true MRCA: They try to add as much A to G capabilities as possible, but it's not easy,...

    May 27, 2017 at 8:55 PM
  14. Picdelamirand-oil liked halloweene's post in the thread Terror Attack in Manchester, UK: News & Updates.

    RIP. Stand by Manchester. Nothing can excuse killing purposedly civilians and children.

    May 25, 2017 at 8:00 PM
  15. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Terror Attack in Manchester, UK: News & Updates.

    I find that you exaggerate: in the Paris attacks I found rather sympathy on this site, I do not know if I would have easily endured as...

    May 25, 2017 at 2:26 PM
  16. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The problem of EMALS is reliability: it is too weak at the moment. A reliability of 99.9% means that out of 1000 launches you lose 1...

    May 24, 2017 at 8:48 PM
  17. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread United States Military News.

    [IMG]

    May 24, 2017 at 5:33 PM
  18. Picdelamirand-oil liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    That's why aircraft carriers operate as part of a carrier battle group, which contains at least one ASW frigate and an attack submarine...

    May 24, 2017 at 4:16 PM
  19. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Does it has something to do with submarine threat? And is it hard to understand that it's just an economical choice? Is it relevant to...

    May 24, 2017 at 4:14 PM
  20. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    In 2015, a 30 Year Old French Nuclear Submarine 'Sank' a U.S. Aircraft Carrier...

    May 24, 2017 at 4:01 PM
  21. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    :rofl:

    May 24, 2017 at 3:56 PM
  22. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Russian Air Force: News, Updates & Discussion.

    Congratulations for your 15000 th post!

    May 24, 2017 at 2:14 PM
  23. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Future Indian Navy and French Navy Aircraft Carriers Likely to be Fitted with EMALS & AAG...

    May 24, 2017 at 2:07 PM
  24. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    But the test was not to take off with a hot engine, but to start with a cold engine and then to take off.

    May 22, 2017
  25. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    There is a market for catapults in Europe. But it is a long-term market. We could therefore develop a technology such as EMALS for...

    May 22, 2017
  26. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Cold Weather test was part of High Altitude test because you cannot take off if you cannot start your engine.

    May 22, 2017
  27. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    http://rafalenews.blogspot.fr/2010/08/mmrca-rumors-rafale-at-top.html

    May 22, 2017
  28. Picdelamirand-oil liked DrSomnath999's post in the thread Rafale's mini encyclopedia..

    New edition of Operation POKER [IMG] Avord 702 Air Base mobilized E-3Fs for Operation Poker. © Ministry of Defense On the week of...

    May 20, 2017
  29. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    IAF paid € 91 Millions for Rafale C and € 94 Millions for Rafale B but it's only because a financial extra was added to the flyaway...

    May 18, 2017
  30. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    We are still waiting for the first flight of the Gripen E but it already has a HMS and a pod Litening as well as Spice 1000! But do you...

    May 18, 2017
  31. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    :facepalm:

    May 18, 2017
  32. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Priority for Rafales MRO in Jordan Helen Chachaty in Jordan With an average availability rate close to 95% and fewer than 1% of...

    May 18, 2017
  33. Picdelamirand-oil liked SR-91's post in the thread Safran Offers to Co-Develop Combat Aircraft Engine with DRDO.

    I think there are two seperate projects in works with France. One of them is already signed, thats the one with Kaveri engine upgrade....

    May 18, 2017
  34. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    On 20 APRIL, 2017 Captor-E was fully integrated but not yet emitting during fly test! :sarcastic:...

    May 18, 2017
  35. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread French Elections.

    http://www.defensenews.com/articles/macron-appoints-new-french-defense-minister-reassigning-former-chief

    May 17, 2017
  36. Picdelamirand-oil liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    That's not true; they still have a bunch of first generation OSF, they haven't scrapped those. If they need an IRST, they mount a first...

    May 17, 2017
  37. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The deal is € 7.87 billion so offset is €3.935 billion on which 74% will be part re-exported from India ie €2.91 Billion. Dassault is...

    May 17, 2017
  38. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    All that India will try outside of Dassault will be a failure, either because of cost or for technical reasons.

    May 17, 2017
  39. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Dassault already came up with a good licence production deal, but the MMRCA rules prevented it from being implemented. With the new...

    May 17, 2017
  40. Picdelamirand-oil liked Agent_47's post in the thread A French Solution to India’s Defence Acquisition Problem.

    In a move to streamline defence procurement and push the Make in India initiative, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has constituted a...

    May 17, 2017
  41. Picdelamirand-oil liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Give it a few years you will find it yourself. It's more than enough for what the Rafale's meant to do. The FSO does everything else,...

    May 17, 2017
  42. Picdelamirand-oil liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Ask the South Koreans how much is worth a TOT promise from LockMart....

    May 17, 2017
  43. Picdelamirand-oil liked kaku's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Why you posting about Strategic Partnership? We here talking about Rafale and fighter jets, isnt it? Further, if no tender exist, then...

    May 17, 2017
  44. Picdelamirand-oil liked BON PLAN's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    only journalists rumors. As for now, DA work, work and work again. The harder is already made : to have a first deal, with most fixed...

    May 17, 2017
  45. Picdelamirand-oil liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    At that moment, Dassault had the most comprehensive and detailed offer . Today , LM and SAAB are claiming to deliver a lot of things,...

    May 17, 2017
  46. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    If the two are true, why not? To illustrate that the needs are immense in India he quotes something official, then there is no...

    May 16, 2017
  47. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    IAF specific change is already paid for Rafale but not for F-16 or Gripen.

    May 16, 2017
  48. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    What he says in French was So in the first sentence he said and then you don't know who is negociating with Dassault. After that he...

    May 16, 2017
  49. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Yes, yesterday's article did not say what the organization could be, which needed an airplane, and as we were talking about a contract...

    May 16, 2017
  50. Picdelamirand-oil replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I don't think it is an option of the initial contract, I think it is a proposal from Dassault.

    May 16, 2017