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by niran
07 Nov 2019 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Thakur_B wrote:
Bharat forge ULH.

apparently 2 recoil system. weight is teeny weeny 4.5tons
if me had Hitler's powar would have ordered 5k of these mounted on 6 wheel TaTa trucks.
by niran
28 Oct 2019 18:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 175
Views: 47154

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

The 4th man is a loader, don't see how that reduces workload of the other 3 or when it's an autoloader doing the job of the fourth man. I would rather CVRDE propose a tank with a completely unmanned turret and a 3 man crew. IMHO even a 2 man crew with duplicated controls is doable but other factors...
by niran
24 Oct 2019 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Niran,. Have read your and thakur_b s posts google for FV4005 development and you will know. it started with 18 poumders with 6 round revolver mag on centurian chasis, broke into 2 and killed 3 crews by 3rd round, those hydrolic spade is present in every arty guns from K9 to Dhanush. to umderstand ...
by niran
24 Oct 2019 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Niran ji, full range firing recoil will not break the chassis. The chassis of MGS are stiffened and the recoil is transferred to the ground using hydraulic support that are usually directly linked to the gun pintel so as to not flex the chassis. I am not sure where you are picking up the recoil wil...
by niran
23 Oct 2019 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Mounted Gun Systems have hydraulic outriggers they use to stiffen the gun carriage and also pass on the recoil. Havent heard of the range being halved. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAESAR_self-propelled_howitzer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archer_Artillery_System read carefully both are 52 ...
by niran
21 Oct 2019 12:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83357

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Is there any open source database of the excavation finding of RJB-BM site. All the resources so far shared are people speaking about it but never showing it. If someone can share some links it will be very useful file for Allahabad case documents, (1 10wheel truck full) you can then search the rep...
by niran
21 Oct 2019 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

and before anyone says Mortar!!
Mortar tubes and its round has to be carried by men max round is 3 rounds and team will yell Ammo!!!! here!! we need Ammo here!!
by niran
21 Oct 2019 12:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Has there any news on the truck mounted gun of OFB. Has the trials been conducted ? The MGS has a range of over 40 km and will be offered to the Army for user trails after several rounds of internal trials. minor edit if i may, truck mounted arty usually has half the range of its towed or SPGs(Self...
by niran
09 Aug 2019 08:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

^^ramana guru bunkers would have been made in huge no.s by now. 1. Can we ever buy enough excalibur shells/krasnopol? 2. Is there any DRDO project for it..i do remember you mentioning PGK..for it..but can't find that 3. Can we use ATGMs, nag spike for the same purpose? or even Pinaka. the answer to...
by niran
09 Aug 2019 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 591039

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

schinnas wrote:
Given our impetus to get growth rate back to 8%, this will be a big nuisance and distraction for us. I just hope the reaction is so severe that it cripples them for several years militarily.

war is bad on ears and hearing, but good on economy, provided you win.
by niran
22 Jul 2019 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

manjgu wrote:niran... cost is always a factor in the indian context. 100 thousand USD is big money in our context.

this is NaMo sarkar, so when it comes to desh security there is no upper limit
by niran
19 Jul 2019 09:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

How many shells are we buying? In other words how many times can we fire in first place? why? do you think India cannot afford 100 thousand USD per shell ? two kinds of targets for arty 1. mobile, like men trucks tanks 2. stationary, like HQ bunker, Com bunker observation bunker, against mobile uni...
by niran
16 Jul 2019 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

FWIW, http://idrw.org/brain-child-of-rawat-kalyani-truck-mounted-ulh-is-ready-for-trials/ 1. ULH is will be handed over to army for trials "soon" (how soon is missing) 2. Kalyani Group in last Defence Expo 2018 had showcased a Light Truck-mounted Advance Hybrid recoil version of the ULH 1...
by niran
16 Jul 2019 22:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124437

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Brar ji, Pinaka MkII rocket costs around $35,000 per rocket. In 2017, when the guided MkII was just being prototyped, the cost of a guided rocket was around $100,000. This was slated to come down significantly at the time of serial production. Rohit, OBviously, I know the difference between a rocke...
by niran
07 Jan 2019 03:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 291129

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

The T-14 armata is an entirely evolved concept. It is an automated cannon with minimal crew and extreme protection of crew. The cannon is a huge 125 mm and completely remotely controlled machine guns. Its main 'weapon' is "Afghanit" which protects it from incoming projectiles actively. In...
by niran
20 Aug 2018 07:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 445172

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

I think just like the airforce there must 600 tank heavy weight category tanks separately filled by Arjun. Lighter tanks should form most of the armoured regiments. Arjun type heavies can be kept mainly desert sectors Aditya_V, The 1965 ended the light tank. US M-48 Pattons being massacred by upgun...
by niran
14 Jul 2018 13:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

when an arty fires next to you your heart skip a beat, ears go numb if careless the ground shakes with enough force to throw a 70kg human off his feet if careless.

all of the above applies those standing behind tje gun.
by niran
06 Oct 2017 07:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I like Maj Gen Bakshi spirit but 300 to 500 guns a year will complete the inventory objective in 3 to 4 years. After that what? Who is going to build a factory for 3 to 4 year production run? saar the target is to have 12000(not a typo) 155/52 18000 combined arty pieces. that is 15 years of war foo...
by niran
03 Oct 2017 10:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 862138

Re: Small Arms Thread

An infantry man climbing up a hill is still going to have nearly twice the number of 5.56 rounds for the the same weight.... Recoil is still substantially less with a 5.56 despite today's technology. However battle experience shows 5.56mm is not doing the job. It wounds rather than kill. The origin...
by niran
03 Oct 2017 10:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1162
Views: 84445

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015


The link for India says 66 years, which is false since 1994 Indian males 68+ females 73+. i remember it well scored a Gold medal in PSM
by niran
22 Sep 2017 15:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 967
Views: 62876

Re: BR Forum Feedback

TPFscopes wrote:I'm unable to find a thread where I can introduce myself with the BRF team and member.

Someone suggest me a more accurate thread to do so....

there is no such thread on BRF identifying individual member in real life is abhored
by niran
22 Sep 2017 09:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 445172

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Mature - We know of the Russian Areva and the Israeli one, how effective are they is an open question, no specifics Guided projectiles probably can be dealt with while the direct rounds from tanks maybe a bit too fast, so this light tank better take the first shot or have a higher range light - As ...
by niran
19 Sep 2017 07:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 445172

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Agreed!! But does it necessitate an apple to Apple solution for this?? I would think not. It would be better to handle this with other assymetrical methods. One such eg is jeep mounted ATGM, purpose built for this situation. Or if armoured units are an absolute must then get some of those Vijyantas...
by niran
19 Sep 2017 06:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77613

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

disha wrote:Also my calculations are for electric cars running on roads as smooth as Hemamalini's cheeks and not like Rabri Devi's and not tugging a bullock cart while having lantern's for head lamps!

sigh! i wish every road trip were on Hema's cheek and not on Rabri's. :D :D
by niran
18 Sep 2017 14:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 445172

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

That's why ERA options are poss. on the Sprut.If a similar JV project were to be launched with the AVs built in India,Kanchan armour for the turret ,plus desi-developed ERA armour-seen on the upgraded T-72s,Arjun-2,etc.,would give the AV extra protection.The weight could be managed to still be just...
by niran
18 Sep 2017 14:12
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 445172

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

since we are on the subject of light tanks IA had AMX 13Ts during 65, it was up gunned to 105mm with minor modifications by the frenchie, weight 15tons max speed 65kmph crew 3 Google for -Indien Panzer -Spähpanzer RU 251 -SPC 1C the point is all the above were discontinued coz these so called light ...
by niran
18 Sep 2017 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77613

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

^^^ that is what am saying current bijjili car is in Ford model T level by the time it becomes year 2017 combustion engine level i will dead and long gone
by niran
18 Sep 2017 11:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77613

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

^^ niran sir., are you saying you are not going to buy your iPhonewa because its batteries last for 2.8 years instead of the advertised 3 years because of the fancy apps you run on your iPhonewa? Well ppl will run gizmos always on their "toys"., well bigger toys bigger gizmos. It is their...
by niran
18 Sep 2017 06:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77613

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

100km is not daily travel for a personal car in india. Avg will be no more than 20km across our 100 largest cities That means a 25 KwH battery will be just fine., for the daily avg of 20 km distance travelled., the charge will last 5-7 days and on a DC fast charger will charge up in 30 mins., or wi...
by niran
14 Sep 2017 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 68704

Re: The Rohingya Menace

negi wrote:^ They all might already have ration and Adhar cards :)

I wonder how did they make it to J&K ? IR never does ticketing without ID so did they stick to only buses and rest on foot.

special air conditioned buses saar, courtesy scamgress.
by niran
13 Sep 2017 08:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^ This can be seen in the video below. in the video the one pulling firing lever also load up the charge inspect and clean (good man he is) gun master is reading out the figures for 2 burly men pulling the wheels to position. Gun master remain on front of he gun besides the barrel (not a good place...
by niran
13 Sep 2017 07:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

do howitzers clear unburned residue from previous shot using a puff of compressed air ? this is standard in tank cannons. what does it mean 1st round did not clear barrel when 2nd round was inserted in accident report above. during me conscription days was in an Arty regiment for 6 months AFAIR mer...
by niran
11 Sep 2017 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4489
Views: 506474

Re: Internal Security Watch

If they can do this in places like Rajasthan, Uttarakhand etc., where their population isnt even all that much, then what awaits places lke KEerala, WB, UP and more! Long term prognosis for India is not good at all, until unless severe measures are taken right now. I wish in 1947 we had listened to...
by niran
11 Sep 2017 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4489
Views: 506474

Re: Internal Security Watch

sum wrote:^^ What are these riots in Varanasi for?

what riots? i do not show any. last week few kids threw their classmate from 4th floor to death in Sun Beam ishkool is the only local news.
by niran
06 Sep 2017 10:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 743592

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

(i) A certain percentage of bank loans will turn out to be NPA's , that is a statistical fact. To say that during NDA1 no loans were given which later turned out to be NPA's will be a LIE. (ii) NDA1 average GDP's growth rate was only 6%, that is pretty average growth rate, especially when compared ...
by niran
05 Sep 2017 17:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

In instances when there is no close air support available, GPS may just be the difference allowing artillery to come in and contribute. Collateral damage does not necessary always mean civilians and civilian infrastructure but could also mean blue forces. As I have mentioned in the past its importa...
by niran
05 Sep 2017 17:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

The issue with unguided shell is dispersion and tumble. Which results in shell missing the intended impact point. Furthermore, the flight of the shell is also effected by prevailing wind at all altitudes. The a shell fired on pure ballistic aim will not be able to compensate for. However, some form...
by niran
05 Sep 2017 17:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740093

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

GPS arty system came about advent of political correctness which means minimize co-lateral damage, say there is a machine gun nest at such and such coordinates bring it down, GPS would blow the nest with minimal collateral damage (most probably goat shed in IA case) well i do not see expending 50K U...
by niran
04 Sep 2017 12:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1152535

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The official arrival and welcome by Xi of the 4 other leaders at the summit venue. Watch from 20:00 onwards when Xi receives and shakes hands with the other 4 sequentially on stage. My take is that the Xi showed genuine warmth only when greeting Putin. For Zuma and the Brazilian President he kind o...
by niran
28 Aug 2017 17:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 445172

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Armata looks eerily similar to Vijayant MBT

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