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  1. 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 at 11:10 PM
  2. sunstersun liked Gessler's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    You mean Su-30MKI upgrade aka Super-MKI. The 'S450 / 450MKI" that is often talked about is actually a modified S400 SAM/ABM system....

    Nov 17, 2017 at 4:05 PM
  3. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    oops, i just assumed 450mki meant super mki. my bad.

    Nov 17, 2017 at 4:01 PM
  4. 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 at 1:55 PM
  5. 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 at 1:52 PM
  6. 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 at 1:43 PM
  7. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    India really needs that SSU upgrade. They're going to be the backbone of the IAF till at least 2035+

    Nov 17, 2017 at 1:37 PM
  8. 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 at 12:40 AM
  9. 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 at 5:05 AM
  10. 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 at 12:53 AM
  11. 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 at 10:37 AM
  12. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    F-35 = death for Indo Russian relations. Will never recover.

    Nov 14, 2017 at 12:36 PM
  13. 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 at 12:27 PM
  14. sunstersun replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    The fact that India still needs to compare to garbage that Pakistan makes is a big problem. JF-17 is basically a 3rd generation craft...

    Nov 14, 2017 at 7:36 AM
  15. sunstersun replied to the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    nice throwback. http://indiandefence.com/threads/new-t-50-fighter-jet-to-enter-service-in-2016-a-putin.25967/

    Nov 14, 2017 at 7:35 AM
  16. sunstersun replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    lol, i love the chirping of the F-16.

    Nov 14, 2017 at 7:34 AM
  17. sunstersun replied to the thread News Feed: Japan to delay multi-billion dollar fighter jet development: Sources.

    UK/India/Japan? BAE systems offers the most expertise and technology along with the EJ200.

    Nov 14, 2017 at 7:20 AM
  18. sunstersun liked stephen cohen's post in the thread India, US, Japan and Australia must not target us: China.

    These Four countries have NOT even Begun targetting the Chinese and they are getting worried Lets us also get Vietnam and Taiwan...

    Nov 14, 2017 at 7:17 AM
  19. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Karnad again. He's made up shit as usual. The only thing right was the thing about endurance.

    Nov 14, 2017 at 1:45 AM
  20. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    =>...

    Nov 13, 2017 at 5:08 AM
  21. sunstersun replied to the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    buy C-2's over A400m's imo....

    Nov 13, 2017 at 1:13 AM
  22. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    more rafales are guaranteed.

    Nov 13, 2017 at 12:17 AM
  23. sunstersun liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Less than 5-10% chance .. its there for negotiations as of now and is not much pursued.. It wont be pushed hard unless negotiations with...

    Nov 11, 2017
  24. sunstersun liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Thats not true... IAF never supported SE deal over LCA.. IAF had asked for Rafale and French association to make LCA a grand success.....

    Nov 11, 2017
  25. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Gripen has close to 0 % chance based on what I've read. Correct? @PARIKRAMA

    Nov 11, 2017
  26. sunstersun liked Hellfire's post in the thread Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF.

    Perhaps because the aircraft is still far from being able to shoulder the responsibility for the skies? Perhaps because the sanity...

    Nov 10, 2017
  27. sunstersun replied to the thread Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF.

    same frame + engine means the 1 hour endurance doesn't change for the better. big no go from the start.

    Nov 10, 2017
  28. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    well that's horrible news.

    Nov 10, 2017
  29. sunstersun liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Thanks @stephen cohen for the link...

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  30. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-11-08/germany-requests-pricing-and-availability-f-35...

    Nov 9, 2017
  31. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Belgium, Finland, Germany, Poland, Romania, Spain. next up on the F-35 line....

    Nov 8, 2017
  32. sunstersun replied to the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2017-11-08/india-could-have-doubts-about-russian-fifth-gen-fighter-buy Apparently...

    Nov 8, 2017
  33. sunstersun replied to the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    http://www.janes.com/article/75511/germany-declares-preference-for-f-35-to-replace-tornado

    Nov 8, 2017
  34. sunstersun liked Angel Eyes's post in the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    Why are you demoted from being a mod.... MOD: Muhahahahahahahahahhahahahahhahahahhaha

    Nov 8, 2017
  35. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    NATO's nuke sharing agreement. With the Tornado retirement they need a replacement.

    Nov 8, 2017
  36. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/lockheed-martin-receives-contract-develop-high-energy-laser-capabilities lasers pew pew pew :fighting2:

    Nov 8, 2017
  37. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    That's not correct, we had STOVL carriers and no experience with arrested landings anymore. So when you take a Russian carrier with...

    Nov 7, 2017
  38. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    And there you have the problem! - France can't give us catapult technology - France can't give us catapult launched AEW aircrafts -...

    Nov 7, 2017
  39. sunstersun liked vstol jockey's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Thats why I said that Russia blackmails us. Putin sells equipment to China and lets them copy it for a price which is paid to him...

    Nov 7, 2017
  40. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Wow, Russia has really linked the PAKFA/sub deal with the S-400 and SU.450. Meanwhile China buys S-400 without having to buy anything...

    Nov 6, 2017
  41. sunstersun replied to the thread Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions...

    The RCS on this thing must be 10-15.

    Nov 6, 2017
  42. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Fair enough, Russia can order 12 now, then 8 -10 years later order another 12. SU-57 for the number of planes produced. People are so...

    Nov 6, 2017
  43. sunstersun replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    PAKFA is garbage. End of story. Russia hasn't produced a succesful clean sheet military program since the 80's. Endless flanker...

    Nov 6, 2017
  44. sunstersun replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    honestly if this plane ever gets built, I'll consider anything possible.

    Nov 6, 2017
  45. sunstersun liked borg's post in the thread Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh - reports.

    ^ patriot did http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/04/middleeast/saudi-arabia-ballistic-missile/index.html

    Nov 5, 2017
  46. sunstersun liked Gessler's post in the thread Boeing P-8I Neptune / Dorniers - Maritime Recce & ASW Aircrafts : News & Discussions.

    8 ordered and delivered. Another 4 were okayed by CCS. Further orders are still likely (over and above these 12).

    Nov 5, 2017
  47. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    eh 500% offsets is probably the wrong terminology, but they're offering stuff way beyond normal offsets, getting unions involved for a...

    Nov 5, 2017
  48. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    http://www.lalibre.be/actu/belgique/comment-la-france-tente-de-convaincre-la-belgique-d-acheter-son-rafale-59ee29eecd70ccab36ad280e...

    Nov 5, 2017
  49. sunstersun replied to the thread Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh - reports.

    what interecepted it?

    Nov 5, 2017
  50. sunstersun liked LonewolfSandeep's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Saab plans Gripen ecosystem in India [IMG] Saab and its Indian partner Adani held an event in New Delhi on 31 October, intended to build...

    Nov 4, 2017