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  1. sunstersun liked Anish's post in the thread M777 Howitzer Deal - Discussion and Updates.

    Confirmed OFB faulty ammo....

    Sep 25, 2017 at 4:28 AM
  2. sunstersun replied to the thread Eurofighter Typhoon.

    **** man, wish the pilot survived.

    Sep 25, 2017 at 12:03 AM
  3. sunstersun replied to the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    Drones are expensive....

    Sep 24, 2017 at 10:19 PM
  4. sunstersun liked BON PLAN's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Film taken in Switzerland. https://youtu.be/IgD4QvxhFyU When will F35 able to mach that? never !

    Sep 24, 2017 at 9:42 PM
  5. sunstersun liked Lion of Rajputana's post in the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    India eyes $8 bn deal for 100 Avenger Predator drones with US for IAF The estimated requirement of IAF is for 100 drones, sources said,...

    Sep 24, 2017 at 7:59 AM
  6. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread Future of Indian Navy : A complete compilation.

    Submarines take higher priority. It's because we are quite comfortable with our surface fleet. Then comes minesweepers, tankers and...

    Sep 24, 2017 at 2:44 AM
  7. sunstersun replied to the thread Future of Indian Navy : A complete compilation.

    how badly does the navy want a 3rd carrier? could purchase the USS Kitty Hawk from USA.

    Sep 24, 2017 at 2:11 AM
  8. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    We will use our own datalinks as is done on the P-8I. Absolutely. It's a capability only a few countries have. We started very late,...

    Sep 24, 2017 at 2:08 AM
  9. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Internal stores can't carry more than 1.5T on the F-35B. That's 2 500Kg bombs and 2 missiles. F-35A and C can do about 2.5T, 2 1000Kg...

    Sep 24, 2017 at 12:35 AM
  10. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    These drones are direct import. Not license production. Nobody in the world has these drones. Even the US forces haven't bought it,...

    Sep 23, 2017 at 3:46 AM
  11. sunstersun liked Anish's post in the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    $8 billion for UCAV's $12 billion for FICV ( BMP-3) $10-15-25 ?? Billion for single engine light fighters. Gdp growth shameful So...

    Sep 23, 2017 at 3:15 AM
  12. sunstersun replied to the thread India looking at $8 Billion Deal for 100 Avenger Drones for IAF..

    at most 30% offset i think.

    Sep 22, 2017 at 10:41 PM
  13. sunstersun replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    F-35B demonstrated combat radius is 505 NMI. However 6.5 t payload might be a bit aggressive on internal stores for the F-35B. it's...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 12:18 PM
  14. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    http://www.indiastrategic.in/2017/09/21/lockheed-martin-in-jet-speed-to-make-f-16s-in-india/

    Sep 22, 2017 at 2:09 AM
  15. sunstersun liked IAF Fan's post in the thread Debate- What should India do in lieu of USA Goodies?.

    We should go ahead with further deepening our collaboration with the US because of the below: India’s geo strategic interests align...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 10:48 PM
  16. sunstersun liked Anish's post in the thread Is Bullet Train a major Modi blunder?.

    When it was proposed people compared it to the disasterous Kolkata metro. I am calling it a TD because that is what it was to India.

    Sep 21, 2017 at 10:45 PM
  17. sunstersun liked Anish's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    If we get ToT of AN/APG 83 radar then we would have superior radar tech than Russians themselves.

    Sep 20, 2017 at 9:22 PM
  18. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Really? More time??? How long are we waiting for a fighter radar and what is the result? LCA MK1 - EL2032 Jaguar Darin 3 - EL2032 LCA...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 9:22 PM
  19. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Not going to happen on the Russian fighters for sure and our Indian media is hyping MBDA "UK's" offer as official for Gripen, Hawk, so...

    Sep 20, 2017 at 8:57 PM
  20. sunstersun replied to the thread US Defence Firms Want Control Over Technology in PM Narendra Modi's Make-in-India.

    meh, negotiations.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 10:47 PM
  21. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    https://www.defenceiq.com/news/swiss-considering-f-35-amid-plan-for-40-new-jets perhaps switzerland will be the first competition...

    Sep 18, 2017
  22. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://www.defenceiq.com/news/swiss-considering-f-35-amid-plan-for-40-new-jets

    Sep 18, 2017
  23. sunstersun replied to the thread Eurofighter Typhoon.

    maybe another saudi order? maybe 48+1?

    Sep 18, 2017
  24. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://a855196877272cb14560-2a4fa819a63ddcc0c289f9457bc3ebab.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/13567/f-35_fast_facts_sept_2017.pdf

    Sep 18, 2017
  25. sunstersun replied to the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/irma-panne-am-a400m-verzoegert-bundeswehr-mission-in-der-karibik-a-1167645.html seems like...

    Sep 18, 2017
  26. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    maybe one day they will sell to the ME? also they probably just based those lines on current orders. good call on the lines. didn't...

    Sep 18, 2017
  27. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Exactly. It's like they are trying to say they have a reserve production of nearly 170 jets left. Normally, you would roll back that...

    Sep 18, 2017
  28. sunstersun liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It's all great if Rafale wins, but I want to see a fair competition between Rafale and F-35.

    Sep 18, 2017
  29. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Eh the yellow just refers to reserve production. Not actual production. I'm fairly sure those lines are referring to only US plane...

    Sep 18, 2017
  30. sunstersun replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Nah they were flying a SU-27. 100% confirmed not a F-35. Area 51 does not fly normal f-35s.

    Sep 18, 2017
  31. sunstersun liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Debate- What should India do in lieu of USA Goodies?.

    It has been some time since talks about a far deeper India USA coalition is on works. Consider a possible scenario USA Gives Full...

    Sep 17, 2017
  32. sunstersun replied to the thread Debate- What should India do in lieu of USA Goodies?.

    joint action against nk seems unrealistic. more of a japan, sk, and usa thing

    Sep 17, 2017
  33. sunstersun liked somedude's post in the thread PLAAF: News & Discussions.

    Until the 1980s, the same was said of Japan. The plan is the same: 1. invite foreign designers to outsource production to build up...

    Sep 15, 2017
  34. sunstersun replied to the thread India’s First BVR Missile Astra on Verge of Commercial Production.

    60km is pretty terrible, but I guess you have to start small and build up.

    Sep 15, 2017
  35. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    LM marketing to the rescue.

    Sep 15, 2017
  36. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    lol they actually had a referendum on military equipment purchases? oh boy you think politics is a shit show lol.

    Sep 14, 2017
  37. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Some real good PR answers right there lol.

    Sep 14, 2017
  38. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Nobody said that it can't be done, but that it doesn't have it today. So off the shelf, the Rafale doesn't fit and if we want the...

    Sep 14, 2017
  39. sunstersun replied to the thread Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan.

    Man, Indian politics/military procurement is a goddamn rollercoaster.

    Sep 13, 2017
  40. sunstersun replied to the thread India-Japan to Seal Amphibious Aircraft Deal During Shinzo Abe's Visit.

    Glad to see a sale for Japanese defence indsutry. USA has been trying to revive it for a while now.

    Sep 13, 2017
  41. sunstersun liked Picdelamirand-oil's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    So in that case you can modify like this: There isn't a universe where the Gripen wins.

    Sep 13, 2017
  42. sunstersun replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Ok I meant specifically India.

    Sep 13, 2017
  43. sunstersun replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    There isn't a universe where the Gripen wins on a non tender.

    Sep 13, 2017
  44. sunstersun liked Sancho's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    And exactly to avoid this kind of confusions, you should always try to compare the flyaway cost of the baseline fighter, that does not...

    Sep 13, 2017
  45. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Kuwait and maybe Qatar. Not really a market for carrier planes sadly.

    Sep 13, 2017
  46. sunstersun replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    In the other update in defense analyis, he said the AMCA hadn't progressed at all and none of the deadlines were met.

    Sep 13, 2017