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by niran
01 Mar 2021 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I don't understand this age criteria for those with co-morbidities? Do those with co-morbidities and aged less than 45 have a better rate of resilience? Is there any study backing this age cut-off? On the other hand, has anyone from GoI informed Messrs. Covid-19 & Co, Wuhan, China to not target...
by niran
23 Feb 2021 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The government needs to take Jaggis critical views seriously, change tactics and focus on volume now, with special emphasis on people who are moving a lot in urban areas, ie young adults, professionals and the aged. Less focus on those who don’t move around much, eg housewives. at the end of the da...
by niran
22 Feb 2021 21:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

today got my 2nd dose both doses apart from neddle prick pain has been issue less. am in UP sarkar Wuhan Virus monitoring team and a doctor so first phase vaccine. daughter is a medical student her 2nd dose is scheduled for day after tomorrow. UP sarkar has a list of all health workers in state sark...
by niran
21 Feb 2021 20:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 625
Views: 124264

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Budget session ended but not a whisper about approved by Minister sir old vehicle ban. :rotfl:
by niran
20 Feb 2021 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Vips wrote:For the LAC, Kalyani's Pick-up van mounted 105MM and 4X4 mounted 155MM(39 caliber) guns would be ideal. These are ultra maneuverable and weigh less then the light and medium transport trucks of the Indian Army!!

AFAIR there a Garud project for 105mm pickup mounted system, whatever happened to it.
by niran
20 Feb 2021 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Zok5Wu1DQYg you tube link of K9 live fire excersice things to note are in the begning please note 1. 2 bhkisque space 2. no rear dozer or any other external recoil support just park and fire 3. 6 ready rounds and rest in cannisters 4. manual dialing of rounds 5. full au...
by niran
20 Feb 2021 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

2.For A-1,there are several service/ sustainability issues as 60% of it is imported, supply chain for many items is problematic. For 1A the foreign component is down to 50%. Better but with low numbers, supply chain will be expensive.1A costs 44 crores a piece.T-90 only 30 crores. one example of so...
by niran
20 Feb 2021 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

If the weight of protection against airburst 155 is too much. Then it can be deleted. It's not a show stopper for what I have in mind. The objective is to have a highly mobile vehicle with the most powerful gun in as light a frame as possible. The crew if protected only against 30 mm rounds will be...
by niran
20 Feb 2021 12:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Pratyush wrote:Par of the planned orders for mounted gun system can be replaced with the K9.

exactly sir, all other forms of SPGs project will be replaced with K9 Vajra and its future upgrades.
by niran
20 Feb 2021 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1362441147738710019?s=20 ---> Indian Army planning to order two to three additional regiments of the K-9 Vajra-T Self Propelled Howitzers (SPH) for deployment in mountainous areas especially Ladakh. https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/136231865530496205...
by niran
19 Feb 2021 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

4 man crew usually needs more space than 3 crew + autoloader. Willing to be corrected if wrong. so what? tanking is not real estate biznis saving few liters of space will earn you profit. moreover crampy space decrease manhandling a round if the need arise means imcrease reload time means Mahadev f...
by niran
19 Feb 2021 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Arjun MBT in A1 iteration is in super heavy tank of ww2 era classification. it can go to 67kmph top speed and cruise along at 40kmph for better perspective light tanks average top speed is 60kmph for all practical purposes Arjun is Light medium heavy super heavy all 8n 9ne tank. it is heavily armour...
by niran
19 Feb 2021 17:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Pratyush wrote:Niran,

The objective weight should be under 25 tons.

saar ability to withstand 155 airburst alone will need 50 to 60 tons of all round Armor.including of at least 200mm top side armour.
by niran
19 Feb 2021 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

why do people say auto loaders will be lighter? how much a human loader weighs fully uniformed? no more than 80kg(including un passed urine and feces) auto loaders comes in 3 varieties mainly 1. ruski and Swedish type where relaoding starts after a round is discharged and gunner flips reload switch/...
by niran
19 Feb 2021 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Keeping in view the challenges represented by the northern front where it may not be possible for armour to be deployed due to logistical constraints. We could design a new vehicle to deal with the challenge. What I am thinking off, is an evolutionary development from DRDO Krestal, using the vehicl...
by niran
16 Feb 2021 16:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

no need to airlift Arjuns to Ladhak we have all weather tunnels and roads now usual transportation onree nothing fancy
by niran
16 Feb 2021 16:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

For lighter MBT go with crew-less turrets. There will be a gradual move towards unmanned fighting vehicles with few manned command ones. DRDO FMBT/NGMBT concepts eerily similar to italian design concept during 60ies Rinoceronte 60 to 70ies many countries began designing crewless turret tanks but se...
by niran
14 Jan 2021 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Niran-saar, brochure feeder and expo-crawler here. So guesses would be 1) compact muzzle reference radar(based on brochure labeling) for measuring deviations 2) looks like a collimator type device for correcting feedback from the radar :rotfl: googling is allowed as kids google their answers during...
by niran
13 Jan 2021 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 536
Views: 123395

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

LakshmanPST wrote:I'm reading that the total price of the deal is 48,000 Cr, up by 9,000 Cr. from earlier 39,000 Cr...
Wonder what else has been included...

you buy a car you need to spend in RC insurance parking security too na, 39k is for the planes rest for infrastructure logistics training etc.
by niran
13 Jan 2021 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/DefenceDecode/status/1344189878129418240?s=20 ---> Kalyani Mountain Artillery Gun (MArG). exam time folks 1. what is the greenish thingy midbarrel where the vented cover ends? 2. Blackish where the same cover in Q 1 starts? Ramna saar, sight mal allignment is Meriki system pecul...
by niran
10 Jan 2021 17:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study
Replies: 18
Views: 10165

Re: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study

my Physics level is 12th standard, but from what i understand IIM Ramjet shells increases its velocity in-flight, and is very stable stabler than normal arty shell, higher shell velocity in flight that is after the shell has left the barrel means lower recoil means lighter gun means more mobile. hig...
by niran
10 Jan 2021 16:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study
Replies: 18
Views: 10165

Re: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study

Arty was is and will remain God of war, IA fielded 4(ain't a typo) 6 pounders at Ladhak border during the cheena war it was a miracle or sheer muppets on cheena side they did not over run IA all over Ladhak uptil Srinagar in the month long fighting which took place. WW2 allied (minus ruskis)had shor...
by niran
01 Jan 2021 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

IA doesn't want Arjun in current form. Weight, logistics, OFB being the single production agency etc. All of these are against it. Arjun in current form is a dead end. Even if DRDO creates a new FRCV, IA will not induct a kit, where OFB is the sole production agency. So for replacing T72 in the nex...
by niran
28 Dec 2020 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

and yes, for the last time ATAGS is coming Athos ain't, why? because the one paying says so. no matter what Chandigarh lobby tries ATAGS is coming. Thank you for that emphatic assertion! Need something like on the Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions thread too. If you have any informatio...
by niran
26 Dec 2020 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

and yes, for the last time ATAGS is coming Athos ain't, why? because the one paying says so. no matter what Chandigarh lobby tries ATAGS is coming.
by niran
26 Dec 2020 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Why is ATACGs being tested at Balasore? Hasn't it been already tested at Rajasthan (hot weather) and Sikkim (Cold weather)? arty system are live system saar, they have operative manual wihich is live too constantly grows with updates like if you use A charge need to mop clean the chamber after ever...
by niran
26 Dec 2020 18:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

John wrote:
niran wrote:muzzle velocity is different from initial shell velocity ISV is highest velocity achieved by a shell usually at mid barrel or there about ISV is used to caculate recoil force generation plus barrel distortion from heat and recoil,

What is the ISV data for ATAGS?


dunno saar :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by niran
18 Dec 2020 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Posting here a link to an article on indigenization of artillery by myself, do let me know what you think https://myind.net/Home/viewArticle/an-extensive-overview-of-artillery-indigenization-in-india https://twitter.com/Abdulsaleemgad/status/1339887839849242624?s=20 above is my tweet please to RT i...
by niran
18 Dec 2020 10:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

One important 'metric' that T(in) fans bothered to ask is the rate of fire between Autoloader and manual firing. In battle situation, not only the long rod but also the number of shots fired in a short time is important. Historically the rate of fire by manual loading is much faster than autoloader...
by niran
18 Dec 2020 09:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

ATAGS at 18T is a heavy artillery gun, due to the 25L chamber. Would be interesting to see how they plan on integrating it on a truck chassis (handling mobility, weight and recoil issues) & timelines involved. The OFB effort itself looked pretty clumsy with that huge overhang. https://twitter.c...
by niran
18 Dec 2020 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

RE: Athos vs ATAGS ATAGS has the highest initial shell velocity among all current past and future 155s arty. it is 2.8x the now canceled by Rumsfield amreeki SPH 1.8x current big daddy PHZ2000 athos is 800 meter per second which is almost 3x lower than ATAGS, google for ffects of initial shell velo...
by niran
17 Dec 2020 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 283390

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Arjun has the same weight as M1A1, because Arjun has to go where M1A1 can go. M1A1 cannot go where T72 can. IA knows T72 was no match for M1A1. T90 as a concept is quite good. The koreans perfected this concept in K2. 3 men with autoloader sub-50 ton tank. I asked a former armor man, why autoloader...
by niran
17 Dec 2020 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

and please due diligence before name calling dhoti shivering. it looks bad if so called yayjookated folks run after crow in place of checking their respective ears
by niran
17 Dec 2020 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1323
Views: 380158

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

RE: Athos vs ATAGS ATAGS has the highest initial shell velocity among all current past and future 155s arty. it is 2.8x the now canceled by Rumsfield amreeki SPH 1.8x current big daddy PHZ2000 athos is 800 meter per second which is almost 3x lower than ATAGS, google for ffects of initial shell veloc...
by niran
19 Apr 2020 16:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

What's wrong with mother Russia ??? They were doing pretty good initially. Grandmaster Putin closed China border, strict enforcement of law of (bear) land. But current stat is 32008 Infected & 273 deaths. Vast geographically spread out nation, still 32k in the early stage (as such it begin late...
by niran
14 Apr 2020 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A simple seven-day training would be enough to impart skills needed to conduct these tests. #JustSayin was once involved in training for Rapid ELISA HIV testing, mind you these were qualified Lab Technicians with minimum 5 years lab experience out of 42 onree 2 passed 7 days training, ultimately it...
by niran
04 Apr 2020 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So how many people attended that jamaat event in delhi? I tried searching web. no one mentioned the numbers. the mullahs first attended the event in delhi, and then dispersed all over the country. After days, the infected came out. If we can map the whole thing, we can see how big the spread is. p....
by niran
02 Apr 2020 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Arun.prabhu wrote:The focus on the tests is pretty hard to understand when up to 60% of the infected show no symptoms and do not qualify for the tests.

where does this 60% asymptomatic comes from?
by niran
01 Apr 2020 15:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

darshhan wrote:Italy and Spain are showing almost 10% fatality rate. Any guesses?

different strain from Desh
by niran
31 Mar 2020 19:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8835
Views: 1035056

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Why this thing cost so much ?????? google for Respiration Physiology pay attention to FIO2, PEEP, CPAP for full understanding. those cheap ones currently everykampany and their dog boast to have invented waiting for approval are just Oxygen pushing pumps or in a techinal term CPR aide. mid range ve...

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