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  1. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Kind of funny, the same arguments about not combat proven were used by Americans against Rafale, when people showed it's technical /...

    May 17, 2017
  2. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    HMS effects only French forces, Rafale will get at least 1 Israeli helmet integrated, which then will be available for all customers if...

    May 17, 2017
  3. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Maturity doesn't counter capability! It can't replace the lack of IRST, nor the lack of enhanced CAS or SEAD weapons and Rafale might...

    May 17, 2017
  4. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It's true that the French forces don't use it anymore, but there is no IRST currently in production and therefore not available for...

    May 17, 2017
  5. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    That's not possible, till a new IRST is developed and apart from job proposals for Indians with that regard, we have no info's on the...

    May 17, 2017
  6. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    That's your opinion, not more. Technically the Gripen offers at least as much as Rafale F3R today, actually even more. The advantage of...

    May 17, 2017
  7. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Nope, that was just a good deal for Dassault but not for India, which is why it was rejected and why we now see Dassault out of the...

    May 17, 2017
  8. Sancho replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Yes, if at all they can aim on MK1A exports, but the way the project was developed, it will be hard to find buyers.

    May 17, 2017
  9. Sancho liked Ved Mishra's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Who will buy it if IAF itself doesn't use it? I personally feel there will be no mk2 and AMCA will be pursued aggressively once all...

    May 17, 2017
  10. Sancho replied to the thread Safran Offers to Co-Develop Combat Aircraft Engine with DRDO.

    Gearbox was last year, this year more cracks were found: http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-airbus-germany-idUKKBN1631KI

    May 17, 2017
  11. Sancho liked Agent_47's post in the thread Safran Offers to Co-Develop Combat Aircraft Engine with DRDO.

    From my understanding consultation contract for Kaveri revival has already signed. So, he must be offering joint development of a...

    May 17, 2017
  12. Sancho liked Bregs's post in the thread Safran Offers to Co-Develop Combat Aircraft Engine with DRDO.

    its been more then 8 months since Rafales deal was signed and as offset 1b$ was required to be pumped into kaveri engine development...

    May 17, 2017
  13. Sancho replied to the thread Safran Offers to Co-Develop Combat Aircraft Engine with DRDO.

    If they are currently only consulting on fixing Kaveri K9, it's just getting us the know how we lacked, but no engine for operational...

    May 17, 2017
  14. Sancho liked Agent_47's post in the thread Safran Offers to Co-Develop Combat Aircraft Engine with DRDO.

    [IMG] New Delhi: Safran Aircraft Engine (erstwhile Snecma) is in advanced talks with the Defence Research and Development Organisation...

    May 17, 2017
  15. Sancho liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    You are wrong on both of these points. Anything about cyberwarfare is going to be classified so there's no point in attempting to...

    May 17, 2017
  16. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Yes I am confident, that I chose the best available official statements to understand what is going on and base my opinion on. And yes I...

    May 17, 2017
  17. Sancho replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    That is the crucial point and even he is unsure about new orders, since the fighter might not be required by then in higher numbers...

    May 17, 2017
  18. Sancho liked Agent_47's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Stop stating your assumptions like facts. It's getting old.

    May 17, 2017
  19. Sancho replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Gripen E already has HMS and the Litening pod integrated. Brazil is at least integrating Spice 1000, so all IAF would need to pay, is...

    May 17, 2017
  20. Sancho replied to the thread Modi@3: A few hits, and a lot of misses.

    This part worries me the most:

    May 17, 2017
  21. Sancho liked Agent_47's post in the thread Modi@3: A few hits, and a lot of misses.

    [MEDIA]

    May 17, 2017
  22. Sancho liked halloweene's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    No DDM is not MAWS only. Ask MBDA directly. (I did while writing an artcle) EA is highly classified here. you can go ask a question in a...

    May 17, 2017
  23. Sancho liked CNL-PN-AA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    For newbies: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-4512222/India-deploys-Rafale-combat-aircraft-Pakistan-mind.html...

    May 17, 2017
  24. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    True but there's not much you can do as it seem. The best would be, to focus on smaller loads on the centerline, which frees hardpoints...

    May 17, 2017
  25. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    So you neither have a clue about what our officials are saying, nor about the strategic partner policy of the government, but I am the...

    May 17, 2017
  26. Sancho 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 16, 2017
  27. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Will do when the tender is officially out, till now we see only the preparations for it....

    May 16, 2017
  28. Sancho posted a new thread.

    Modi@3: A few hits, and a lot of misses

    ...BusinessLine surveys the universe of these policies and assesses them to see which have taken off, and which haven’t. Insolvency and...

    Forum: National Politics

    May 16, 2017
  29. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    IAF today Heavy - Su 30 Medium - Mirage 2000 / Mig 29 Light - Mig 21 IAF in future Heavy - Su 30 / FGFA Medium - ideally Rafale...

    May 16, 2017
  30. Sancho replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Back to topic (naval MMRCAs) please!

    May 16, 2017
  31. Sancho liked SR-91's post in the thread PAK-FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    [ATTACH]

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  32. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Well nobody is happy about it, but after 4 years wasted with negotiations with Dassault, you have to find and alternative. There is no...

    May 16, 2017
  33. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The FSO TV channel can ID targets at around 60Km distance, which is not possible for an IRST. The exercise in the UAE a few years ago...

    May 16, 2017
  34. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Which as I said is the big difference to the A&C article. Why would he point out the naval requirement only in one article and 36 more...

    May 16, 2017
  35. Sancho liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in 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
  36. Sancho liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Indian Coast Guard : News, Pictures and Discussions..

    KOLKATA: The keel of a patrol ship, the first of a series of five water jet-propelled fast patrol vessels to be built for the Indian...

    May 16, 2017
  37. Sancho liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Indian Coast Guard : News, Pictures and Discussions..

    [IMG] ICGS RAJSHREE the first vessel of this class

    May 16, 2017
  38. Sancho liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread Indian Coast Guard : News, Pictures and Discussions..

    A follow on order for 5 more Rajshree Class Fast Patrol Vessel has started construction at GRSE. The original order of 8 crafts placed...

    May 16, 2017
  39. Sancho liked X_Killer's post in the thread Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions...

    @Averageamerican Below are the DARE-designed cockpits of the Super Su-30MKI. Main (Forward) Cockpit of Super Sukhoi Su-30MKI [IMG]...

    May 16, 2017
  40. Sancho liked X_Killer's post in the thread PAK-FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    [IMG] 9th PAK FA prototype seen with external drop tanks. The PAK FA much like the other low observability aircraft can jettison the...

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

    Sweden offers their fighters to export customers, since they ordered more than they actually needed. The Gripen E order itself, was only...

    May 16, 2017
  42. Sancho liked Ankit Kumar 001's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    If we get MK1A in that timeline, it would be a achievement itself.

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

    The difference between you and me is, that I first try to understand a matter, before I comment on it. To do that, I try to get good...

    May 16, 2017
  44. Sancho liked Hellfire's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    @Sancho What you have pointed out here: It smacks of the truth which many members in this forum will not like. They expect the...

    May 16, 2017
  45. Sancho liked Sathya's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    I think its delayed because of nose cone radome issues

    May 16, 2017
  46. Sancho liked BMD's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    http://www.janes.com/article/70396/india-s-tejas-lca-successfully-test-fires-derby-bvraam India's Tejas LCA successfully test-fires...

    May 16, 2017
  47. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    The wingtips would require a re-design of the wings according to ADA, while the centerline station will have weapons when the payload...

    May 16, 2017
  48. Sancho replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Oh man, the same old problem. :disagree: The question was why ADA needed 7 years to find a partner, while the integration itself needed...

    May 16, 2017
  49. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    http://m.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/arms-production-tieup-policy-gets-shape/article9699975.ece

    May 16, 2017
  50. Sancho replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It did, since it was only talking about the naval tender and the naval requirement of 57. It didn't mentioned IAF, nor another batch of...

    May 16, 2017