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by Prasad
29 Mar 2020 22:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943724

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

But given that labour in Punjab for instance was largely from UP, how does that happen with a lockdown in place?
by Prasad
07 Mar 2020 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3527
Views: 609518

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Perhaps on the return leg? When a bunch of fighters are detected and intercepted, the might turn tail and try to escape.
by Prasad
06 Mar 2020 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664585

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Is there nobody higher up to talk to about such problems?
by Prasad
06 Mar 2020 12:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 648822

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Look this Signal Jamming might be IAF ruse to finally get the funding for Sotware defined radios which were put on the back burner. But that Pakistani Pilot probably lost his life cause he delayed bailing out till he fired his AMRAAM, a brave act for a cowardly nation- which neither acknowledges hi...
by Prasad
04 Mar 2020 23:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3527
Views: 609518

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

DARE's MAWS is indeed the midband IR based system and does not use UV. UVMAWS is on helicopters atm working with an RWR. Dual colour from By carefully choosing two wavelength bands [1] (red channel 3.5-4µm and blue channel 4.5-4.8µm) in the MWIR (3-5µm), the contrast between missile plume and backgr...
by Prasad
01 Mar 2020 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 961
Views: 228454

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

Weapons grade gmti has been exhibited on other plataforms.
by Prasad
01 Mar 2020 11:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1118
Views: 163000

Re: Indian IT Industry

Those are workstation CPUs. Render farms, animation, cad, video editing etc type workloads.
by Prasad
26 Feb 2020 01:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

http://delhidefencereview.com/2020/02/24/a-deep-dive-into-isros-reusable-launch-vehicle-technology-part-i/ A Deep Dive Into ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology – Part I Whoa, am I misunderstanding/reading when it says "this flight" will use a semi-cryo( SC) engine? The flight that i...
by Prasad
25 Feb 2020 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1563
Views: 293232

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Very interesting. So dedicated sensor + networked solution. Not something the bakis will have. I wonder what the Chinese solution to this is.

Thanks for the info. As always.
by Prasad
25 Feb 2020 10:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1563
Views: 293232

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Brarji,
how does the usn track sea skimming missiles from launch platform to target if the SPY has a radar horizon of only about 70kms for a missile at 100m asl? air search radars could find the missile carrier from 300-400kms but the missile itself?
by Prasad
21 Feb 2020 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQ1c95jVAAAmEH9?format=png&name=900x900 Hypersonic Air Breathing Vehicle with Air frame integrated system (HAVA): It is a lifting body hypersonic vehicle integrated with scramjet engine, boosted by ADMIRE booster to an altitude of 44 km and glide down to 25 km altitu...
by Prasad
07 Feb 2020 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 942713

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

We have GaN xband trmms. That's confirmed.
by Prasad
07 Feb 2020 11:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2604
Views: 713295

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

New director. And it isn't an entire failure. We still need a lrcm.
by Prasad
07 Feb 2020 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 733
Views: 202657

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

The current thin hud is imported. But CSIO is working on it. LAD i was told is indian.
by Prasad
07 Feb 2020 10:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 733
Views: 202657

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Admiral - is this a working prototype ? As in like LCA sport ? Is there a video ? I am going to go with what Anantha says in his tweet. Mock Up, not a working prototype. Gurus can enlighten more. Its a very very basic 'simulator'. You can takeoff, fly and land but thats it. just for the show i thin...
by Prasad
04 Feb 2020 06:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 25770

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

Dileep wrote:Well, we sure can have bijnejj lunch + BRF meet if anyone else is coming. Unlike Aero India, I won't be stuck at the booth ;)

SHQ hasn't stopped cribbing about corona scare. Yesterday she showed up with some N95 masks, with an injunction to use it throughout.

Would be nice to meet you saar.
by Prasad
30 Jan 2020 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1675
Views: 287206

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Interesting that the second one looks like an RV with fins just as it was tested in one of the BM tests.
by Prasad
28 Jan 2020 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 383
Views: 67696

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

Indranil wrote:Huh!! Kaam kar rahe the bhai. Beauty show nahi tha!!!

Yeah but...
by Prasad
23 Jan 2020 08:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 355
Views: 98181

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Last months news: http://www.spsmai.com/news/?id=510&q=Biggest-Make-in-India-programme-for-Indian-Army-dropped Basically right in 2015 the AQSR was drafted for match fixing the Make in India program. Very clearly after 5 years its found no one can develop that in India. The MoD is at fault for ...
by Prasad
18 Jan 2020 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1051066

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Nobody has a combined cycle engine anyway to get to those speeds on a ucav platform (that we know of).
by Prasad
17 Jan 2020 16:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1051066

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

All engine makers have proposals for the 110KN engine. That is why you see even Reddygaru saying we're looking at JV in all his interviews. The tempest engine with increased electrical power generation was tomtomed at AI this year too by RR. Unconventional methods where you dont have axial compresso...
by Prasad
11 Jan 2020 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Harping on fabless design capabilities is a convenient copout by the govt. They shy away from the $10bn needed to setup a world class fab. Everything else is just wishy washy stuff to sugar coat this fact. If you don't mind me asking, what can/should the govt. do, specifically? Pony up the money. B...
by Prasad
11 Jan 2020 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Processors aren't the only things one uses. Our SATs have a high percentage of foreign components. If SCL were able to make all those why is it so high? One lab cannot do everything. Besides SCL has to rely on a lot of imported sources for its production. Despite running SCL isro goes around asking ...
by Prasad
11 Jan 2020 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1675
Views: 287206

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Brar Saab
Thank you. Always a pleasure to read.
by Prasad
11 Jan 2020 07:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

No wonder babus balk, and hem n haw the second somebody asks if there govt is serious about setting up a fab. I saw one for sure when questioned by an iit Prof.
by Prasad
11 Jan 2020 07:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Well $10bn might sound like an exaggeration but look at these costs involved https://www.pcgamesn.com/samsung/hwaseong-plant-investment-doubled-euv that's for the Samsung euv fab. State of the art max. They've ploughed nearly 2.5bn until their Austin fab. I remember the new Intel Chandler plant cost...
by Prasad
10 Jan 2020 23:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4217
Views: 948515

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Harping on fabless design capabilities is a convenient copout by the govt. They shy away from the $10bn needed to setup a world class fab. Everything else is just wishy washy stuff to sugar coat this fact.
by Prasad
10 Jan 2020 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1675
Views: 287206

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

There's a difference between short range and BMD setups isn't it though? For BMs you have sbirs which provide launch warning and you can then tell which bmd regards need to get into the act to provide a solution. For short range, how do you network and provide a solution to intercept? If there is al...
by Prasad
09 Jan 2020 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 34936

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

The mwf compressor face is entirely hidden. With amca "significant"RCS reduction was apparently observed. So might as well implement it no?
by Prasad
08 Jan 2020 08:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 34936

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

Amca design work for DSI is done. They've seen a significant reduction in RCS by moving from regular intakes to dsi. That's why going for it in the newer fighters is even being considered.
by Prasad
07 Jan 2020 10:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 34936

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

One would think increasing MTOW would also necessitate an increased bring back weight? How does that affect design considerations when you're talking about choosing between 25tons and 22tons say.
by Prasad
06 Jan 2020 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3599
Views: 621937

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

That Harris Falcon iii is a software defined radio. The Chinese are going all out to get their hands on every bit of tech from everywhere.

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