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  1. sunstersun replied to the thread Retirement.

    I doubt this forum survives.

    Dec 5, 2017
  2. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    heh, B's to A's.

    Nov 27, 2017
  3. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    On an aggregate level the Rafale is better.

    Nov 27, 2017
  4. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Guessing no source on the 2009 exercise? I don't doubt the Rafale is superior to the Typhoon.

    Nov 27, 2017
  5. sunstersun replied to the thread Chinese Navy (PLAN) News & Discussions.

    Chinese are really beasting ahead with naval developments.

    Nov 27, 2017
  6. sunstersun replied to the thread Recap: IAF procurements between 2004 and 2014.

    gotta factor in aircraft projected to be loss as well. those numbers would be good if no aircraft retired.

    Nov 27, 2017
  7. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread Recap: IAF procurements between 2004 and 2014.

    => 40 x LCA MK1: Action for induction of Tejas into IAF has been initiated. As of now, IAF has placed order in 2006 for 20 Tejas...

    Nov 27, 2017
  8. sunstersun liked Gessler's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Same was the case in additional C-17 orders. Boeing made it public a long while ago that the line will close soon, please place orders...

    Nov 26, 2017
  9. sunstersun replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Lets look at it shall we? Rafale advantages include: AESA radar, magnitudes smaller RCS 0.5, spectra active cancellation (however much...

    Nov 26, 2017
  10. sunstersun liked X_Killer's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Even If N-AMCA will be ready by nearly 2035 than IN surely shift some numbers from Rafale to N-AMCA after judging the pace of project...

    Nov 26, 2017
  11. sunstersun replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    AMCA by 2035 is assuming normal developmental period of a fifth generation aircraft which took roughly took the F-35 16 years. First...

    Nov 26, 2017
  12. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    do we have a source on the results of the typhoon vs rafale exercise?

    Nov 26, 2017
  13. sunstersun liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    The director of Airbus Defense & Space agrees with Dassault! Golden rules for cooperative programmes by @hodike at @EUDefenceAgency The...

    Nov 25, 2017
  14. sunstersun liked X_Killer's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Find some pictures of F-16 with IFR probe on conformal tank [Conformal Air Refuelling Tank System (CARTS)] and boom refueling as well...

    Nov 25, 2017
  15. sunstersun liked Gessler's post in the thread Boeing P-8I Neptune / Dorniers - Maritime Recce & ASW Aircrafts : News & Discussions.

    P-8Is, Tu-142MK-Es (and an IAF C-17A) at Arakkonam (from imagery taken earlier this year): [img] [img] [img] [img] You don't get to...

    Nov 24, 2017
  16. sunstersun liked W@rwolf's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    If Rafales were assembled/manufactured in India by HAL under MMRCA and began to break down, it would lead to negative publicity against...

    Nov 22, 2017
  17. sunstersun liked dadeechi's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    [IMG] World Subscribe World ‘Full transfer of tech in defence aviation is non-negotiable’ Updated: November 21, 2017 21:45 IST |...

    Nov 21, 2017
  18. sunstersun liked Sahil ecclstone's post in the thread AMCA: Updates and Discussions.

    Tht post.......... It was somewhere between a shell shoch and an eye opener

    Nov 20, 2017
  19. sunstersun liked somedude's post in the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    You enjoy twisting the knife in a fresh wound, don't you? :achmed:

    Nov 17, 2017
  20. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    I was referring to development, not production.

    Nov 17, 2017
  21. sunstersun replied to the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    Also, the biggest hurdle for this project will be the engine imo. No European company comes close to Rolls Royce in the engine...

    Nov 17, 2017
  22. sunstersun replied to the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    F-35 workshare can only be based on skills because the sheer number of planes produced means there's enough lower end quality work en...

    Nov 17, 2017
  23. sunstersun replied to the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    For example, why were there 4 assembly lines for the typhoon. 2/4 are going to get shut down next year.

    Nov 17, 2017
  24. sunstersun liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    They are complementary, because it's easier to cancel a smaller signal than a big one. That's why you won't see active cancellation used...

    Nov 16, 2017
  25. sunstersun replied to the thread Economy News.

    http://www.businesstoday.in/current/economy-politics/indian-economy-to-grow-predicts-delhi-based-think-tank-ncaer/story/264115.html...

    Nov 16, 2017
  26. sunstersun liked smestarz's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    One of the main reason that French plan to use Rafale even after 2035 is that they dont have the requirement nor the money to have a new...

    Nov 15, 2017
  27. sunstersun liked Locke's post in the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    So your idea is to restrict your example to the one category where Russia has some advantage? Not taking that bait. And just about the...

    Nov 14, 2017