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  1. Sancho replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    The U216 has a Vertical Multi-Purpose Lock which is meant to provide either the capability to launch divers, UAVs or land attack...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:07 AM
  2. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Lol and your wiki article says: :biggthumpup: So you got it now.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 2:37 AM
  3. Sancho replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Yes, that's why I don't consider the Soryu to have a chance either. The type 216 though is just a larger modification of the U212, just...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 2:27 AM
  4. Sancho liked Blue Marlin's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    the japanese were cheaper but refused tot and wanted them built in japan, same thing with india with the u2's planes heck they were even...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 2:20 AM
  5. Sancho liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Ok at minimum you can carry 2 Brahmos at point 4 and 11 a 2000l tank at point 8 and two 1250 l tank at point 3 and 12 that's 7.1 t so...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 2:09 AM
  6. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Nobody said it would be bad or impossible, it's just to understand what is real and what just media or OEM speculation. So length...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 2:09 AM
  7. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Neither of them was designed for strikes, but to be multi role capable (and I guess you meant Su34). Again, F15, F16, Flankers, M2K...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:57 AM
  8. Sancho replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Yes, just as sanctions effected the procurement of complete systems as well as subsystems. Nope, we couldn't buy spares for Sea King...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:42 AM
  9. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    We are talking about station 3 and 12 and they can carry a subsonic fuel tank (I think have a pic somewhere), but that doesn't mean that...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:31 AM
  10. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Neither were Flankers or F15s, Mirage 2000 or F16 and still they all added enormous strike capability over the years. The idea of a...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:17 AM
  11. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Which is basically what we need to copy to fight PLAAF as well! Counter numerical superiority with force multipliers, replace deep...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:11 AM
  12. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    We have discussed this before and I asked you what the pylon weight limit is, which you couldn't answer. So unless the weight limit of...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:04 AM
  13. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Maybe, but certainly not on the centerline and most likely not on the mid wing station. You can figure where the problem then is. It's...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:53 AM
  14. Sancho liked thesolar65's post in the thread Economy News.

    I am afraid there is a silent second phase of demonetization is going on. Nowhere it is said, but I had a discussion with my father and...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:41 AM
  15. Sancho replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Which are both the same wrt export policy.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:39 AM
  16. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    If it can carry such loads and that is doubtful. It's the same problem as with Rafale carrying Brahmos M at the mid wingstations, that...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:35 AM
  17. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    How so? Both have pulse dopper radars Both have mid air refuelling capability Both have HMS and Hobs missiles Both have modern RWR...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:23 AM
  18. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Yes, payload wise there is no difference in the strike role and if needed we could add the necessary stuff for low level flight as well....

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:38 PM
  19. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Of course LCA should use more indigenous systems, but only if they can keep up with modern counterparts or at least with what IAF...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:27 PM
  20. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    My fault, I should have said, that with any addition of weight, more of the balance weight can be removed too. The balance weight was...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:18 PM
  21. Sancho liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    @Sancho @PARIKRAMA @randomradio @Agent_47 @Gessler @MilSpec @nair @Levina @SrNair @vstol jockey @GuardianRED @GSLV Mk III@bharathp...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:14 PM
  22. Sancho liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Wow [IMG]

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:08 PM
  23. Sancho liked Abingdonboy's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    How can it be? It provides vital capabilities to the IAF and will allow for greater optimisation of the heavy offensive assets the IAF...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:08 PM
  24. Sancho replied to the thread France and Germany Plan New 5th Generation Fighter, is it an Opportunity for India?.

    Where did I say that? I specifically mentioned, that there is a confusion because someone in the key forum stated that. Because as...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 9:49 PM
  25. Sancho replied to the thread France and Germany Plan New 5th Generation Fighter, is it an Opportunity for India?.

    And you once again react emotional, instead of understanding the matter! We live in times where false news are spread pretty fast and in...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 9:00 PM
  26. Sancho replied to the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Arjun tank - design and parts (engine and transmission?) are from Germany. Dhruv - design and parts are from Germany. Do228NG -...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 8:54 PM
  27. Sancho liked lca-fan's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine ready for complete Tech Transfer of Stealth Submarines Saturday, July 22, 2017 By: The Hindu Business Line...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:59 PM
  28. Sancho liked halloweene's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Are you sure about that clause about "Suffren SSK to India"? Btw, DCNS is working on a possible follow on order of 3 scorpene equipped...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:58 PM
  29. Sancho liked lca-fan's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Why Japan’s Soryu-Class Submarine offer to India might just turn the heat in the region Published July 20, 2017 SOURCE: MANJUNATH...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:58 PM
  30. Sancho liked Agent_47's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Six in fray for Navy’s €8.3-billion advanced submarine project Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Thyssenkrupp...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:57 PM
  31. Sancho liked Luttapi's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    The Japanese don't transfer technology. If they do soryu should be chosen. They are the best The current class, Soryu, builds upon the...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:57 PM
  32. Sancho liked BON PLAN's post in the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    LSA is a concept. You need a fighter ready soon. LSA is 200% not ready.

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:51 PM
  33. Sancho liked An Indian's post in the thread Aadhaar,UIDAI,UPI,IndiaStack - News and Discussions.

    @Rain Man my understanding of talking to various people who are involved, Aadhar was never meant to be an id for an Indian Citizen. It...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:48 PM
  34. Sancho replied to the thread France and Germany Plan New 5th Generation Fighter, is it an Opportunity for India?.

    There was a confusion created on the key forum as far as I saw it, that the article would state, that Dassault would be the lead of the...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:46 PM
  35. Sancho liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    [MEDIA]

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:16 PM
  36. Sancho liked Bloom 17's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Aren't we running out of time to purchase a new fighter? even if we sign a deal by the mid of next year( highly unlikely in my opinion)...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 5:15 PM
  37. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    No you don't, because you keep ignoring the suitability issue for IN carriers and just keep comparing the fighters with each other, to...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 3:02 AM
  38. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    You sadly still are trying to find reasons to justify Rafale M and not to look at what is the best for IN, or simple facts. Even if...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 1:05 AM
  39. Sancho liked lca-fan's post in the thread Indian Tender For Next Gen Subs (Project-75I).

    Chinese nightmare : Japanese Soryu-class submarines in fray for Indian Navy’s submarine project Published July 20, 2017 SOURCE: THE...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 12:27 AM
  40. Sancho replied to the thread Mega Thread - The China Bogie : India-China Conflicts of Interest.

    https://twitter.com/IntelCrab/status/888784097203671040?s=09

    Jul 22, 2017 at 11:15 PM
  41. Sancho liked Zer0reZ's post in the thread Indian Military Aircraft Mishaps and Crashes..

    29 IAF aircraft have crashed since last five years: Govt "During the last five financial years (2012-13 to 2016- 17) and the current...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 11:06 PM
  42. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Nope, LCA is a low end fighter and therfore has limited operational meaning for IAF. It's main priority besides basic air defence and...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 11:05 PM
  43. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Besides the insane idea to make expensive modifications on the lifts, the deck space or any other available structure of the carrier,...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 10:55 PM
  44. Sancho liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The hangar door is small on the IAC-1 and the lift is small for Vikky. It's not 'minor' modification in any respect. It will require a...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 10:19 PM
  45. Sancho liked halloweene's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    You need testing and integrations afeter delivery for IOC. IC scheduled in 2021 afaik...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 10:06 PM
  46. Sancho replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Lol, so I must have an agenda, because you can't distinguish between light and medium class fighters? Or is it just the lack of...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 9:59 PM
  47. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    The ballast weight was just a stop gap solution till the radar is fully integrated. We already know that the MK1A might even add some...

    Jul 22, 2017 at 9:32 PM
  48. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    The MK1A is a compromise of the MK2, to not delay the development for too long, that's why the new engine was not included. So...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 11:54 PM
  49. Sancho liked lca-fan's post in the thread Beyond Pak-fa and Mig-35: Russia mulls development of Four New Fighter jets,Should India have alook?.

    Beyond Pak-fa and Mig-35: Russia mulls development of Four New Fighter jets, Should India have a look? Published July 21, 2017 SOURCE:...

    169f1fcbb571b79bfdc428f2bb07bb7e.jpg Jul 21, 2017 at 10:56 PM