• Monday, January 27, 2020

Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s Recent Activity

  1. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread Pakistan Naval Aviation - Updated.

    IMO ... I think we'll see a working alternative from Leonardo or RAS in 2-3 years.

    Jan 27, 2020 at 7:15 AM
  2. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated Ipcha Mistabra's post Thanks in the thread Capabilities of PAF Dassault MIRAGE-III/V..

    Circa 90’s, was designed for ROSE initially and then the hope was to integrate with vipers. Results weren’t all too encouraging as...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 7:10 AM
  3. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread Capabilities of PAF Dassault MIRAGE-III/V..

    Best case scenario, it was put behind a curtain and treated as a trump card (like the Raptor I/II and purported R-Darter stocks). Worst...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 9:24 PM
  4. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    The pricing (aircraft plus support package and weapons) would likely be around $150 m (e.g. in the range of the new F-16s) per plane....

    Jan 26, 2020 at 9:19 PM
  5. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated Trailer23's post Thanks in the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    So what you're suggesting is stripping down a complete F-35 (JSF) including its Stealth Coating/ low observable technology (LO...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 9:12 PM
  6. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    I was just thinking generally from the US' PoV. Let's take Pakistan, Turkey and South Korea out, fair, it's still a market of around...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 12:24 PM
  7. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    I'm starting to wonder ... what are the chances of the US actually ending the F-16 and, in its place, introducing a stripped down F-35...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 12:16 PM
  8. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated Gryphon's post Thanks in the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    The Americans know exactly what the PAF needs - a twin engine, long range fighter platform that complements the F-16s via its...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 11:56 AM
  9. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated Trailer23's post Thanks in the thread JF-17 Block-3 -- Updates, News & Discussion.

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    Jan 26, 2020 at 9:00 AM
  10. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated Trailer23's post Thanks in the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    No Offense... But 'I' certainly don't need to be informed or lectured on the grounding of the B737 Max. I'm a Type-Rated Crew Member...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 8:59 AM
  11. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread JF-17 Block-3 -- Updates, News & Discussion.

    The TK-31 is the PLAAF's regular standard issue helmet (like HGU-55/P is the PAF's), this HMD/S on the J-20 is a different product...

    Jan 26, 2020 at 4:31 AM
  12. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated Gryphon's post Thanks in the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    Honestly, I was expecting F-15 with loans offer from the Americans as a carrot to the PAF. Project Azm and the prospect of PAF/PAC...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 7:56 PM
  13. Bilal Khan (Quwa) rated xbat's post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    TS 1400 turboshaft engine development has started in 2013, unofficailly. when the project get matured agreement signed between TEI and...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 7:55 PM
  14. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread In Pakistan, foreign firms’ profit repatriation rises 18% to $743.2m.

    I'm not a fan of IK or PTI. However, this is the cost of FDI, and Nawaz Sharif is as much at fault for it as IK. No onew invest if...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 10:40 AM
  15. Bilal Khan (Quwa) replied to the thread PAF F-16s Do Incorporate DRFM Technology !.

    Did the US offer the Super Hornet? IIRC it would've been a more ideal platform, right blend of range, payload, technology, economies of...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 10:29 AM