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by Hiten
06 May 2018 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2938
Views: 195614

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

a bunch of hi-res IN pics Minesweepers, Aircraft Carriers And Fleet Tankers https://www.spansen.com/2018/05/minesweepers-aircraft-carriers-and.html Corvettes & Offshore Patrol Vehicles https://www.spansen.com/2018/05/Indian-Navy-Corvette-Offshore-Patrol-Vessel.html Destroyers https://www.spansen...
by Hiten
27 Apr 2018 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Docking experiment underway at ISAC https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ddg3qhzwvz0/Wti1mp8DS9I/AAAAAAAANuY/Rm1AMyLYBqMe2geMbYOtFelYXWgEed3mgCHMYCw/s0/Indian-Space-Programme-Docking-And-Berthing-Mission-01.gif via https://www.spansen.com/2018/04/indian-space-docking-berthing-technology-experiment.html
by Hiten
27 Apr 2018 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2938
Views: 195614

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

would make for a good Wallpaper - a Shishumar-class Submarine https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SnvV_4gyEhs/WuDPe81Mo_I/AAAAAAAANzk/NUgtxjOp2KkoTiu_ucZ-UVMZUa-AkIAWwCHMYCw/s0/Shishumar-Class-Submarine-Indian-Navy-HDW-01.jpg via https://www.spansen.com/2018/04/stories-of-indian-navys-submarines-and....
by Hiten
24 Apr 2018 15:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

an exploded view of the Bhaskara 1 satellite - India's 1st Earth Observation satellite & its second ever satellite, launched in 1979 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Y-L_nibAFUQ/Wt8FTiDpTsI/AAAAAAAANyg/QtCINdjaqIULIcjKIc23WCAVG4Z3OccIwCHMYCw/s0/Bhaskara-1-Satellite-ISRO-Exploded-View-01.jpg un...
by Hiten
23 Apr 2018 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2142
Views: 308196

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

I am not sure those are Grads unless we have moved them to the Indian vehicles. I thought I am looking at Pinaka Ka Dhamaka !! if you count the Rockets emerging off the launcher that eventually did not get covered in sand plume, 40 came out. The Pinaka launcher holds 12. ....Despite its vintage, th...
by Hiten
22 Apr 2018 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2142
Views: 308196

Re: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces

5 BM-21 Grad of the Indian Army firing a salvo of 200 rockets in 24-odd seconds, during a recent Exercise in Pokhran



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_Qts2bN1TA
by Hiten
22 Apr 2018 19:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2938
Views: 195614

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

all the Indian Navy's operational P-8Is in 1 pic https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-7gRU5Bax3uQ/Wtnx1Hc1CfI/AAAAAAAANvM/ZAzl3rDkqFw9g4IwvX4YW9ojP0Dsx_dpQCHMYCw/s0/Indian-Navy-Boeing-P-8I-Neptune-Maritime-Aircraft.jpg via https://www.spansen.com/2018/04/indian-navy-p8i-maritime-aircraft-photograph.html
by Hiten
01 Apr 2018 08:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO publishes renders of a new reusable rocket https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Qs7G7E5x4pY/Wr9DcOKL8nI/AAAAAAAANjI/jdqhXI55CBAti1u_hlEB75xoVK46J-yFwCHMYCw/Vertical-Takeoff-Vertical-Landing-VTVL-Rocket-ISRO-01%255B8%255D http://www.spansen.com/2018/03/does-isro-plan-for-spacex-type-reusable.html
by Hiten
15 Mar 2018 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4294
Views: 177644

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

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Compact High Temperature Reactor - CHTR - Towards Meeting India's Process Heat Requirement

http://www.spansen.com/2018/03/compact- ... -chtr.html
by Hiten
03 Mar 2018 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Did You Know About ISRO's Launch Of A British Military Satellite ?

http://www.spansen.com/2018/03/did-you- ... ch-of.html
by Hiten
19 Feb 2017 08:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

When is the semi cryo engine scheduled for testing? I read 2017-18 somewhere and also wiki but couldn't find a timeline from ISRO. ISRO Chairman had alluded to SCE test being hampered by testing infra, though the engine itself could be ready. 2016 was when he had alluded to During the Q&A sessi...
by Hiten
15 Feb 2017 18:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

footage from C37's onboard Camera http://www.isro.gov.in/pslv-c37-cartosat-2-series-satellite/pslv-c37-lift-and-onboard-camera-video if you unable to access ISRO's website today ACCsMTZ_qKo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACCsMTZ_qKo site got hammered with traffic today. NIC should've anticipated it.
by Hiten
13 Feb 2017 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3153
Views: 571232

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

i am trying to understand the mechanism of multi satellite deployments. Too many queries. For example, how would the CartoSat-2D get seperated? are there explosive bolts that go off, releasing the sat, causing it to float away. Will the LAM then kick in to gain control? How are the Nanosatellite rel...
by Hiten
31 Jan 2017 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2938
Views: 195614

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

https://twitter.com/IAF_MCC/status/823550351920005121 IAF C-17 carried fully loaded diesel tankers to Imphal due to blockage of roads (Bad weather). Is this even a safe practice to carry literally a live bomb in such an expensive aircraft? the blockade is being enforced by the United Naga Council f...
by Hiten
30 Jan 2017 11:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2938
Views: 195614

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

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a photo essay of the military hardware displayed during this RD parade

http://www.aame.in/2017/01/military-har ... uring.html
by Hiten
26 Jan 2017 08:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: REPUBLIC DAY 2017
Replies: 236
Views: 18292

Re: REPUBLIC DAY 2017

Wishing all a very Happy Republic Day
by Hiten
02 Jan 2017 10:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3668
Views: 482536

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

HAL looking away from MBDA's Mistral-2 for the LCH & ALH-WSI HAL To Arm Its LCH & ALH Platforms With A New Air-to-Air Missile aame.in HAL To Arm Its LCH & ALH Platforms With A New Air-to-Air Missile Equipping the helicopters to engage in aerial warfighting. Air to Air Missile For India's...
by Hiten
11 Nov 2016 02:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Africa News and Discussion
Replies: 438
Views: 41818

Re: India-Africa News and Discussion

4 Indians, working with the Dangote group, reportedly kidnapped today from its Itori project site in Ogun state, Nigeria. This is a disturbing new development, since the Christian dominated Ogun state is considered to be a relatively safe place, as opposed to the central state of Kogi & Benue, f...
by Hiten
16 Aug 2016 11:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 892
Views: 34446

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Great Job BR Admins getting the forum back online.
Had suffered major withdrawl symptoms, during the intervening period.
No other discussion forum matches the intellectul depth of this one.
Lets get the forum going once again!
by Hiten
16 Jun 2016 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Africa News and Discussion
Replies: 438
Views: 41818

Re: India-Africa News and Discussion

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktn/m/video/2000102188/tanzania-government-justifies-the-expulsion-of-foreigners Local TV news report from Kenya, about the expulsion of undocumented foreigners (basically Chinese) from Tanzania. This is a common problem across the continent. Listen to the whole thin...
by Hiten
20 Oct 2015 17:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

ISRO-developed Ion Thrusters https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-J2Ga77edadY/ViSObNdCdvI/AAAAAAAAMoc/iNj0K2imKVM/Ion-Thruster-ISRO_thumb%25255B1%25255D.jpg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8QiMRpi9ONs/ViSOc9PwrVI/AAAAAAAAMos/3sE-nMqNz_I/Electric-Propulsion-ISRO_thumb%25255B2%25255D.jpg via http://w...
by Hiten
18 Oct 2015 15:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Reusable launch vehicle test put off Another source pointed out that even the eventual test of the RLVTD will be of a vehicle that's one fifth the original prototype and may not even require the PSLV. "A single-phase rocket will suffice ," he said. Isro has already successfully completed ...
by Hiten
04 Oct 2015 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4294
Views: 177644

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

what design is this? https://lh4.ggpht.com/-yhFvTUdOy_U/UrHlH5AfiYI/AAAAAAAALno/Yx3LpjJwvMk/Yeh-Kya-Hai_thumb.jpg via http://www.aame.in/2013/12/can-you-identify-this-pop-quiz.html the successor to the PFBR http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-50ptnub7uSY/VhCelOOpiGI/AAAAAAAAMVY/f738EHgdMQs/FBR-600-De...
by Hiten
28 Sep 2015 10:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 79604

Re: China Watch Thread-I

watching China watching India

by Hiten
28 Sep 2015 10:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

ISRO testing a new payload fairing for the LVM3 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ZGDjPXlCV6w/VgaNTLap_mI/AAAAAAAAMTU/wrEvgdyvYWQ/LVM3%252520-%252520Payload%252520Fairing%252520-%252520Original_thumb.jpg https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-bC7wzIXruQI/VgaNUctSIzI/AAAAAAAAMTc/CdG-3jvUqCM/s1600/LVM3%2...
by Hiten
24 Sep 2015 09:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

The Semicryogenic Booster rocket is the first stage . The air breathing engine is to return it back to earth.The second stage is the cryogenic stage. The first stage will be powered by a semi cryogenic winged booster capable of flying back and landing on a runway near the launch site like a convent...
by Hiten
23 Sep 2015 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussions
Replies: 154
Views: 11319

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

in this announcement regarding the ATV-D01 test, why is the Mach number and pressure written in this manner Mach number (6 + 0.5) and dynamic pressure (80 + 35 kPa) http://www.isro.gov.in/update/03-mar-2010/successful-flight-testing-of-advanced-sounding-rocket why wasn't it expressed as Mach 6.5 &am...
by Hiten
23 Sep 2015 16:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

how can India's RLV be termed as a TSTO vehicle? Stage 1 - It would lift off from the ground using a Booster Rocket Stage 2 - It would switch to an Air breathing propulsion engine, be powered by it as long as it has the atmosphere Stage 3 - Switch to SCE once it no longer has atmosphere for Oxygen r...
by Hiten
12 Sep 2015 07:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3325
Views: 318364

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

KALI-5000: Does that mean it is a 5K watt weapon? Not good enough to knock down anything beyond a few meters and less than a few hours. :) The photograph of the complete assembly of KALI-5000 is shown in Fig.1. It has been used to generate 40 GW of REB pulse. This system has been used for generatio...
by Hiten
08 Sep 2015 09:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

GoI produced this video about Team Indus' Moon mission C_X_4zvrOt8 Using ISRO's Polar Satellite Lunch Vehicle [PSLV] it would, first, be placed in the Low Earth Orbit [LEO]. From there, it would coast towards the Moon, making use of gravity & on-board propulsion, & finally soft land on its s...
by Hiten
01 Sep 2015 06:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3325
Views: 318364

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

x-posting from the Indian Mil Aviation thread IAF looks to in indigenise the tyres used on its fleet of aircrafts The Indian Air Force [IAF], earlier this month, invited an 'Expression of Interest' [EOI], "from reputed Indian firms for indigenous development of main and nose wheel tyres of all ...
by Hiten
01 Sep 2015 06:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 100042

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

IAF looks to in indigenise the tyres used on its fleet of aircrafts The Indian Air Force [IAF], earlier this month, invited an 'Expression of Interest' [EOI], "from reputed Indian firms for indigenous development of main and nose wheel tyres of all types of aircraft operated by the IAF". A...
by Hiten
29 Aug 2015 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

people associated with it recalling the Satellite Instructional Television Experiment [SITE] program

by Hiten
21 Aug 2015 15:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178482

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

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ASTROSAT


Chandrayaan-2


Chandrayaan-1


far side of Mars' Moon Deimos photographed by MOM


more details:
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-la ... mages.html

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