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  1. The enlightened liked ashkum2278's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    THE RAFALE DEAL IN DETAILS - A GREAT READ From Defense analyst and Journalist Mr. Nitin Gokhle who was most close to Mr. Parrikar....

    Nov 19, 2017 at 8:20 PM
  2. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    There are over 3000 F-35's on order. OTOH the only people who want to buy Rafale are the ones that can't buy the F-35 (for reasons of...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM
  3. The enlightened replied to the thread Small Modular Reactors.

    A good post on Another Indian forum (whose name is automatically edited out)>>>>> Some of the advantages of Moltan salt reactor(LFTR) over current...

    Nov 18, 2017 at 5:55 PM
  4. The enlightened replied to the thread World's first human head transplant has been 'successfully carried out'.

    Doesn't this actually mean a body transplant? After all you are not transplanting your head but your body.

    Nov 18, 2017 at 5:52 PM
  5. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Your :lol: and :rofl: display an acute poverty of knowledge of the subject matter. I've made my point. F-35 > Rafale...

    Nov 18, 2017 at 5:50 PM
  6. The enlightened liked Locke's post in the thread Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft.

    To sum up, you can't support any of your claims and you believe things that can't be supported by physics. I'm the one wasting my time...

    Nov 18, 2017 at 10:07 AM
  7. The enlightened liked zebra7's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Timeline-- 1993 Full funding started from april 1993. So in just One year, the development and the production of 220 aircraft is over...

    Nov 18, 2017 at 10:06 AM
  8. The enlightened replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    [IMG] That includes giant fuel tanks for Rafale. Block II super hornet that is. That makes rafale kills even less special Why no?...

    Nov 17, 2017
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    Nov 17, 2017
  10. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    E to lolwa ho gaya. Whenever anyone asks for 'more power', it is going to be generally understood that the person actually meant more...

    Nov 17, 2017
  11. The enlightened replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    How much did we pay for Rafale customization again? Yes you do. Source for Adm.? Growler killed an F-22 once. I'm sure Americans make...

    Nov 17, 2017
  12. The enlightened replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Better T-W ratio, equal payload for realistic missions, longer legs, more missiles integrated, greater list of ground weapons...

    Nov 17, 2017
  13. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Because you said all we needed was powaaa :wave: I showed you just how much power. So you're claiming that radar makers intentionally...

    Nov 17, 2017
  14. The enlightened replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Advanced Shornet is better than Rafale in several key aspects. So why not?

    Nov 17, 2017
  15. The enlightened liked W@rwolf's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    As i was saying to @randomradio, cancelling of the SEF could prove challenging for Modi as it would break his personal commitment to...

    Nov 17, 2017
  16. The enlightened replied to the thread P-15A Kolkata-class DDG : News & Discussions.

    It carries 390 crew. That's way more than any other destroyer. We also need to make do with the ancient RBU series for some reason,...

    Nov 16, 2017
  17. The enlightened liked GuardianRED's post in the thread P-15A Kolkata-class DDG : News & Discussions.

    [ATTACH] Lots of Space!!!

    IMG_20170816_135518.jpg Nov 16, 2017
  18. The enlightened replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    The best solution (militarily) would still be 126 Rafale MRCA (therefore 90+ MII) and Tejas will eventually exceed 200 orders any which...

    Nov 16, 2017
  19. The enlightened liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Which wasn't their decision, but the PMs. He decided to split the MMRCA requirement, when he bought just 36 x Rafales and initiated a...

    Nov 16, 2017
  20. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Fighter sized radar are unlikely to get that kind of power without massive technological breakthroughs. Radar equation is given by...

    Nov 16, 2017
  21. The enlightened replied to the thread France and Germany to Develop New European 5th Generation Fighter Jet.

    'Tejas is an aerodynamically unstable tailless compound delta-wing configuration'...

    Nov 16, 2017
  22. The enlightened replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    And what makes the author think we are not anymore?

    Nov 15, 2017
  23. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I will tell you it is BS. BS BS BS. What you need to understand is that 'stealth' is not a feature of aircraft. The correct term is...

    Nov 15, 2017
  24. The enlightened replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Indian R&D projects are always grossly underfunded. I don't think our babus understand what R&D means. NAL Saras was put out after...

    Nov 14, 2017
  25. The enlightened replied to the thread Western Media's Bias against India II.

    FTFY

    Nov 14, 2017
  26. The enlightened liked Gessler's post in the thread India's First Shipment of Wheat to Reach Afghanistan via Iran's Chabahar Port.

    ....and it has been well received. [IMG] [MEDIA] @randomradio @Hellfire @HAMMER HEAD @Jamwal @Agent_47 @ranadd @Abingdonboy

    Nov 14, 2017
  27. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Because potential adversaries are going to induct Rafale in 2030? :rolleyes2: So the US may not enjoy the total overkill in the field...

    Nov 14, 2017
  28. The enlightened replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Any place where politics doesn't play against it, F35 wins over Rafale. If politics (and ToT) weren't a factor with India, we too would...

    Nov 13, 2017
  29. The enlightened replied to the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Off with the Ruskis. They have no problem supplying our enemies with critical techs Russia to deliver 10 Su-35 fighter jets to China...

    Nov 13, 2017
  30. The enlightened replied to the thread Transport Aircrafts of IAF - C-130J, C-17 Globemaster, C295: Updates & Discussions.

    Or pay Ukies a healthy wad of cash and buy the rights and techs for An-70...

    Nov 13, 2017
  31. The enlightened liked Agent_47's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    What you have shown is the definition of an assumption. What i asked for is a formal statement on Mk2 program cancellation. My version,...

    Nov 13, 2017
  32. The enlightened replied to the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    We have several airbases within minutes of Pak IB, which currently field Migs. LCA when fielded in numbers shall have no problems taking...

    Nov 13, 2017
  33. The enlightened liked Hellfire's post in the thread IAF Chronicles - A side view of whats going on behind the closed doors in New Delhi.

    Let me re-modify it Su 30 MKI (and spares made in Ludhiana's kabaadi bazaar) Mig 29s (with inbuilt welders) Mig 21s (with inbuilt...

    Nov 11, 2017
  34. The enlightened liked Butter Chicken's post in the thread Afghanistan Timeline: News, Updates & Discussions.

    1st India wheat shipment via #Chabahar welcomed into Zaranj #Afghanistan with traditional song, dance and joy! Proud moment!! [MEDIA]...

    Nov 11, 2017
  35. The enlightened replied to the thread French institute suspects nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan in September.

    I see no casualties reported. Yet 7 millions die each year of 'green biofuels, coal and gas' without attracting any outrage from...

    Nov 11, 2017
  36. The enlightened replied to the thread Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF.

    I can't remember what and when. But it was around the same time you were still on the 'F-16 and F-18 will come by end of 2016, BELIEVE...

    Nov 11, 2017
  37. The enlightened liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    Just that moving the gear forward or backward doesn't change anything for the space limitations of the centerline station, nor add space...

    Nov 11, 2017
  38. The enlightened liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    And that remains to be nonsense, because the difference is not just more power, but... - larger nose diameter for more powerful radar...

    Nov 11, 2017
  39. The enlightened liked Sancho's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Another example that proves, that you only state your "opinions" and not what you actually know. I even posted 2 articles about the...

    Nov 11, 2017
  40. The enlightened replied to the thread Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF.

    If you take a look around the rest of the forum, you will see that 'source' based news are pretty hot. Why shouldn't our media have some...

    Nov 11, 2017
  41. The enlightened replied to the thread Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF.

    Weren't you once claiming that Rafale deal will flop? What happened to that?

    Nov 11, 2017
  42. The enlightened replied to the thread Strategic partnership - France in India.

    Buyer-Seller Relationship rephrased to fool suckers. To sell its products. Which we should have been making ourselves. Not something...

    Nov 11, 2017
  43. The enlightened 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 6, 2017
  44. The enlightened replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    The budget sanctioned by GOI was in Rupees, not dollars. Viz. 42000Cr. Which was $10.4 billion at the time. This was in 2007 with Rupee...

    Nov 5, 2017
  45. The enlightened liked proud_indian's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    That’s what the IAF should do before selecting a single-engine fighter aircraft [IMG] Pravin Sawhney The Indian Air Force’s critical...

    Nov 4, 2017
  46. The enlightened liked Sancho's post in the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    I stopped reading after that.

    Nov 3, 2017
  47. The enlightened liked ranadd's post in the thread CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder.

    Isn’t Pakistan a “equal” contributor? Why no pakistani flag?

    Nov 3, 2017