Now India can sock terrorist Pakies easier...good.
That thing doesn't look stealthy at all.
That's OK as long as a Kali cult doesn't gain control of India.
posted on 06/19/2003 6:49:50 AM PDT
(remember Gunga Din)
Doesn't appear very "stealthy" to me. In fact it kinda looks like a "Burke".
Until very recently, Russian surface combatants have had very cluttered decks which would indicate a very large radar crossection. Given the difficulties involved in maintaining stealth aircraft (special hangars, buttering the seams, etc.) I think that naval "stealth" is pretty much limited to contouring the hull & superstructure. This Krivak doesn't look special in that regard.
posted on 06/19/2003 6:52:22 AM PDT
(Trying desperately to ignore Hillary.... and not succeeding.)
To: Prof Engineer
posted on 06/19/2003 6:52:39 AM PDT
(I do believe the cheese slid off his cracker! - The Green Mile)
It good to see commerce from Russia. It may be a warship, but the more they sustain themsevles the less problems we will have over here.
posted on 06/19/2003 7:16:33 AM PDT
(If the only way an American can get elected is through Mexican votes, we have a war to be waged.)
there are "stealth" suface combatants in the works but this isn't one of them. Krivaks have been around for goin' on three decades now.
posted on 06/19/2003 7:24:04 AM PDT
(Where are we going? And what's with this handbasket???)
A Krivak? Wow, India sure is getting cutting edge equipment /sarcasm.
Should be good for both sides and for the US. India seems to be moving towards the US camp and will definitely be able to wean the Russians away from the french and Germans by boosting Russia's trade with non-EU countries which are friendly to the US.
posted on 06/19/2003 9:43:52 AM PDT
(Mixing Islam with sanity results in serious side effects. Consult your Imam)
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