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  1. randomradio liked zebra7's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Sir, very simple to understand, that without the central keel, its a very difficult challenge to strengthen the structure, which will...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:39 PM
  2. randomradio liked Anish's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Every single defence institute in a nation of 1.2 billion people have been working on a basic aviation project with combat capabilities...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:32 PM
  3. randomradio liked zebra7's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    You want to say, since F-16block 50/52 is of US origin, and if India uses US supplied AIM 120C-7 against it, that the jammers of the...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 6:28 PM
  4. randomradio replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    SE MII is meant to replace the Mig-21.

    Jun 25, 2017 at 3:53 PM
  5. randomradio 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 3:40 AM
  6. randomradio liked halloweene's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Fewinteresting infos in this icture (a journalist embedded in a test/ferry flight)...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 2:50 AM
  7. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Rafale is attacked for its only 'flaw', which is not a flaw. The HMDS.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:35 PM
  8. randomradio liked vstol jockey's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    I am giving you a solution, let those idiots know about it. Use OBOGS in a hybrid mode with traditional oxygen bottle system. This old...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:33 PM
  9. randomradio replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Dassault chose Reliance as its partner long before Modi came to power. SFC chose the 36 Rafale GTG, not Modi, because of its ability to...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:30 PM
  10. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    R&D spending is lower than procurement. F-35's R&D spending is 60-70B, procurement spending is nearly 400B.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:23 PM
  11. randomradio replied to the thread Here's how an air war between Russia and the US in Syria would go down.

    Air war.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 10:22 PM
  12. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    We are doing R&D on our own stuff also.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 8:41 PM
  13. randomradio replied to the thread Here's how an air war between Russia and the US in Syria would go down.

    It won't be much of a fight. The Russians have only 4 Su-30SM and 4 Su-35 and just 1 battery each of S-300 and S-400, apart from a small...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 8:35 PM
  14. randomradio replied to the thread Nutrition carries political message in India: GlobalTimes.

    Cranial capacity and IQ have no relation.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 4:14 PM
  15. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    SAMs are treated using cruise missiles primarily. The Americans use Tomahawk for the same.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 4:02 PM
  16. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Development budgets are always smaller than procurement budget. Drones require a lot of ground support, the aircraft themselves are...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:59 PM
  17. randomradio liked CNL-PN-AA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    http://www.europe1.fr/technologies/on-a-teste-pour-vous-le-tres-secret-simulateur-du-rafale-3369569 We tested the very secret Rafale...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:56 PM
  18. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Those are not force multipliers. Tankers, Awacs, satellites etc are force multipliers. UAVs are definitely force multipliers. None of...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 4:15 AM
  19. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    The UAVs are force multipliers. Can't compare it to everything else you have mentioned. And we will get offsets.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 3:55 AM
  20. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Su-30 and T-90 were strategic deals, like FGFA will be. But Rafale MII has to come through a tender. So, go argue with the govt.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 2:04 AM
  21. randomradio liked nicolas10's post in the thread Rafale's mini encyclopedia..

    Very interesting image posted by Halloweene on keypublishing:...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 1:42 AM
  22. randomradio replied to 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 1:27 AM
  23. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I don't wanna bust Sancho's bubble, but at least I can tell you this. The F-16/Gripen purchase will not affect the Rafale deal. Rafale,...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 12:58 AM
  24. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    There are no Russian SAMs in South Syria. And Russian SAMs are present only as a deterrence and to protect Russian assets, not Syrian...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 12:41 AM
  25. randomradio liked Gessler's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

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

    Jun 24, 2017 at 12:38 AM
  26. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The Israelis don't operate near Russian SAMs.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 12:35 AM
  27. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The KH-31 is meant for something else. The SDB is meant for something else. The cluster bomb is meant for something else. You need all...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 12:34 AM
  28. randomradio liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread An ace named Pic (of La Mirandole).

    An ace named Pic (of La Mirandole) The chronicle of Roger-Pol Droit, about the "900 conclusions", Pic de La Mirandole, a small genius...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 12:17 PM
  29. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Surveillance assets can be deployed anywhere. The Guardian will obviously carry more advanced equipment than what we already have. It's...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 12:15 PM
  30. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    It's not either/or, both are necessary. We are interested in the Triton as well.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 12:11 PM
  31. randomradio liked NS52's post in the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    The morning had one of the best news. US has approved sale of Guardian Drones. Guardian is a patrol variant of successful line of...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 12:07 PM
  32. randomradio liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Its Sensor Payloads: 1.MTS-B EO/IR 2.Raytheon SeaVue multi-mode maritime radar 3.Inmarsat (SATCOM) 4.Automated Identification System...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM
  33. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Development projects will come much later. Movement has happened only last year. We got into MTCR in June and got the MDP status in...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM
  34. randomradio liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [MEDIA]

    Jun 23, 2017 at 11:30 AM
  35. randomradio liked CNL-PN-AA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2017/06/rafale-new-standard-to-enhance.html RAFALE NEW STANDARD TO ENHANCE CAPABILITIES THURSDAY,...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 11:29 AM
  36. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Any idea what constitutes IOC and FOC? Performance? Avionics?

    Jun 23, 2017 at 4:10 AM
  37. randomradio liked halloweene's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Will make a sum up about Those weapons this week end (taked to mbda and Thales engineers today). In the meanwhile, FCAS engine will be a...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 4:09 AM
  38. randomradio liked zebra7's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    IOC in 2023 FOC in 2026...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 4:07 AM
  39. randomradio liked halloweene's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    ioc will be in 2023, SWAF boss said on sunday.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 4:07 AM
  40. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    IAF wants the Avenger, not the Reaper.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 2:44 AM
  41. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    The support and training infrastructure for drones is quite large. And since it is FMS, the cost will be much higher, at least 40-50%...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 2:43 AM
  42. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Gripen E IOC is expected only in 2021, FOC in 2023. But Sweden will take first delivery in 2019.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:55 AM
  43. randomradio replied to the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Excellent. A very good start to DTTI. I'm glad this is what they meant by "it flies."

    Jun 22, 2017 at 11:41 PM
  44. randomradio liked lca-fan's post in the thread Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India.

    Ahead of PM Narendra Modi visit, Trump administration clears game changer deal for sale of 22 Guardian drones to India The US has...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 11:39 PM
  45. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    SEAD/DEAD is expensive.

    Jun 22, 2017 at 10:38 PM
  46. randomradio liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I liked the engine development route taken by HAL for designing HTFE-25. Its using lot of 3D printing, they will first validate the core...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 9:39 PM
  47. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    That's why the Russians use the mach 4.5 KH-31.

    Jun 22, 2017 at 9:38 PM
  48. randomradio liked Vergennes's post in the thread Belgium : New combat vehicles for Defense together with France.

    New combat vehicles for Defense together with France: enhanced operationality and more European defense The Council of Ministers today...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:39 PM
  49. randomradio replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    That article doesn't mention anything about ECO. I doubt they plan to use a prototype engine on a demonstrator aircraft. They will...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 6:03 PM
  50. randomradio liked BMD's post in the thread New Sniper record - 2.14 miles (3.45km).

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/canadian-elite-special-forces-sniper-sets-record-breaking-kill-shot-in-iraq/article35415651...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 5:09 PM