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6 Comments on "PHOTOS: The IAF C-130J In Flood Relief Operations"

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3 years 1 month ago

C-130J Hercules is doing what it should be doing….

once again proving itself,mighty hercules is on frontline in rescue ops.

I haven't Seen AN-32 till now in pics which perhaps tells us that the AN-32 is Obsolete in such missions

INDIA Should by more C-130J's and replace all An-32's

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3 years 1 month ago
My hats off to the outstanding work performed by Armed forces and Paramilitary forces. The Local administration is a total flop. I feel comprehensive disaster relief plan has to be created with army and paramilitary to be the key players and local administration to support them. I feel the helicopters performed very well as well as newly inducted C 130 J . The C 17 could have performed on this short runway with reverse thrusters. I still feel CH 47 Chinook would have helped more as it has very unique features to reach the edge of the cliff.V 22 Osprey… Read more »
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Anonymous
3 years 1 month ago

i wonder why the old work horse of IAF the AN 32 is absent from the scene

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3 years 1 month ago
The AN-32 load carrying capacity is 7.5 tonnes; the Hercules hauls around 20 tonnes. What would you send when you need to send in more than 7 tonnes?Horses for courses people!! Different classes altogether. Don't forget Siachen has been maintained to a large extent by the ability of the -32 being able to land in hot and high conditions on high altitude airfields log before the Hercs. I am sure if the air force could get an Il -76 Gajraj in there they wouldn't bother with any other fixed wing. In any case be sure the -32,the -76 and their… Read more »
Rahul Devnath
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3 years 1 month ago

@Anon 9:12

Yes, and before the An-32s and the Il-76s, C-119 held us at the DBO, and so did the Dakota elsewhere. Not discounting the An-32 and IL-76s, it would just be enough to accept the fact, that American aircrafts are much more capable then their Soviet design counter parts today.

Jith
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Jith
3 years 26 days ago

The first pic featured in Sunday's newspaper as part of Indian Air Force recruitment Ad "Guardians of the skies"

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