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by Vikram_S
06 Aug 2009 04:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 680729

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

drdo, isro and others ares already leveraging Brahmos Corp beyond Brahmos! link ``The ISRO needs industrial backing for making launch vehicles, with the annual launch frequency to go up to ten a year from the existing four launches. We want to be partners and provide adequate facilities for integrat...
by Vikram_S
06 Aug 2009 04:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 680729

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

To get back on topic, I consider this news very good for following reasons. it has potential to be game changing in indian space. right now, missile are made only by 3 groups - drdl group, BDl group, brahmos group. there is now attempt by tata nova to get into this space also by getting assembly rig...
by Vikram_S
06 Aug 2009 04:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 680729

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Vikram_S: 1. How does one achieve a sustainable and efficient hypersonic regime without using a scramjet? (Ramjets are most inefficient above speeds greater than ~Mach 5). Sir, What is the relevance of scramjet to this discussion at all? all i cannot find any link to scramjet in article. since same...
by Vikram_S
06 Aug 2009 03:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: End User Agreement : India's capitulation to US interests ?
Replies: 675
Views: 25199

Re: End User Agreement : India's capitulation to US interests ?

that piece by shri ashok parthasarthi shows the level to which UPA govt is pandering to US interest. expect more "logical decision" to be made for MRCA deal namely F-16 (oldest of competitors) or F-18 (worst flying characteristic) both of which come with huge complications in EUM same MMS ...
by Vikram_S
06 Aug 2009 02:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 680729

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Is Aroor being paraochial? he is deliberately stirring pot for publicity, shamelless fellow. there was no need to make comments about "india versus russia". sadly, this is the indian express "buddhi" which has stayed with him. if i talk about why that series of articles with him...
by Vikram_S
06 Aug 2009 02:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 680729

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

gents let us not have emotional replies about something logical and long overdue. first - may i ask where is scramjet mentioned in the document or talk of reneging on scramjet JV with russians; i am asking as i cannot find it in document at all second- where is talk of "throwing the russians ou...
by Vikram_S
04 Aug 2009 05:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 197592

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009

^^
"Lee" Jay Walker --- I think Korean, also note english does not flow well
by Vikram_S
04 Aug 2009 05:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 621551

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

you believed Shankarosky??? what else did you expect? as lurker I reemember, Shankarosky believed Indian PAD test was Israel Arrow handed over and given to india, tested as fake Indian missile, and was argueing same way with everyone. :lol: anyways, i do not think actual detail of this sub is going...
by Vikram_S
04 Aug 2009 05:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 342609

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

Good idea, I will only say that a lot of blame has been directed on to IA by DRDO in the internal babu wars to keep their own skin safe. We can discuss this more on the other thread if you want. Far more has been done by IA, in both internal and external wars, including leaks and even including &qu...
by Vikram_S
03 Aug 2009 02:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

Vikramji, pls give us pointers to refer this paper in the web. Only closest reference found from the web was this and going by this power point there no patentable or "writing their own code" material worth to beat the chest about, just common material available on brochures of COTS s/w c...
by Vikram_S
02 Aug 2009 05:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 427853

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

Yeah for an Indian, Not-so-great Britain may be more annoying than Great Britain. much more annoying, you are right. previously, it was patronising establishment and dirtbag media (economist) making comment on india and hindu and caste system and usual sewers and dirt now otherwise sane british/aus...
by Vikram_S
02 Aug 2009 05:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

1) When you say "new engine", are you referring to a new Indian engine - an upgraded Kaveri of sorts? Sir, there were/are two plans for the engine. Plan was to use for both LCA MK2 and MCA. One is to build entirely new engine with derived Kaveri tech +new tech (either alone or via part JV...
by Vikram_S
02 Aug 2009 04:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

Unless you have inside information, all of the above observations need to be made public and shown as a demo, until then skeptics like me and others continue to disbelieve the statement. Sir All the statemetns have been made public in various places in both 2008 and 2009. It is a different matter t...
by Vikram_S
02 Aug 2009 02:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 427853

Re: Indo-UK: News & Discussion

Many older generation conservative UK and Australian have lot of contempt for Indian culture (esp. Hindu) and fear as well, of loss of importance. On Online forums, people from these generations (40 upwards) are usually found ranting about India and actually acting as lapdog for US poster, trying to...
by Vikram_S
02 Aug 2009 02:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

^^ The Navy also has been more realistic about what can be built locally in the timeframes available unlike the ADA which started working on localizing all components of the LCA. One must see strategic aim of LCA project versus strategic aim of Navy. Navy has been building ship constantly since 197...
by Vikram_S
02 Aug 2009 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

Yes I believe the above but the statement perhaps embodies what is wrong with GTRE. The fact is that Kaveri as an air-worthy engine does not exist. At last count the high altitude test in Russia failed, which prompted a 2 year redesign effort. We don’t know the exact status of the redesigned engine...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 23:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009
Replies: 2842
Views: 197592

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - July 07, 2009

Jay: Vaman is being sarcastic, ie using MMS/peacenik/ WKK type arguments.
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 23:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

Sir there are certianly decision makers are smart, intelligent patriots because of which we are still "somewhere" but there are many others busy spinning gandhi charka of peace (dont spend on defence) and other decision makers do not understand amounts required, others choose not to unders...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 60754

Re: J & K news and discussion

I appreciate your thumb rule. I find it offensive if someone equates our leaders with epithets without justifying why they feel so. If a chap is called a moron, then it must be justified and not left in mid air. Do ban them also! Eg I feel that it is apt to call the RSS kickerbockerwallahs. It is j...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 20:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

when last time attempt was made to ask for funds with long term development in mind, within few days of this happening, indian express, with aroor as journalist ran series of articles on drdo. one headline was reading: 6000 cr wasted, 10-yr delay & they want 150000 cr more so there will be no hu...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

One last thing to add, comparing ISRO to DRDO is not really valid, because ISRO is not really facing the nexus of import lobby, media, and end user preference for foreign, DRDO is facing. ISRO sets own goals with DOS, and can go for them. Almost everything DRDO is doing, is facing above challenges a...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 20:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

Not without some intelligent, hard work it wouldn't, so that in itself tells us how much of that is going on, and about the willingness to persist. Very simple way of looking at it (sure, zero information!) 1. Use that famous Modeling and Simulation capability with accurate models of the deconstruc...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 20:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

My complaint is that "they" (meaning the entire establishment, not GTRE) is being ALLOWED to claim "failure" as in "let's go shopping!!!" instead of being told that in the Soviet Union, they would have had a choice. Siberia or success. This might serve to focus their m...
by Vikram_S
01 Aug 2009 19:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

^^ This rant above lowers the quality of any forum. Amount of real information = zero. Incorrect stomach bile and acid = 100. Reality is that kaveri exists and GTRE has done its mandate to make certain class of engine per required specs. For more details on entire design process and "writing th...
by Vikram_S
26 Jul 2009 20:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 339404

Re: J & K news and discussion

n^3 sir, this person is not like the rest of us and no need for you to feel dissed. if i recall, karthik was banned for trolling similarly
by Vikram_S
25 Jul 2009 21:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 361
Views: 18884

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

TOld timers will remember that when the CAG pulled up the Navy on Processor Based Mines the Navy shot back. That was the only time armed forces actually had the temerity to challenge statements made by the CAG, meaning that CAG is pretty much on the ball all the other times. I am sure if the CAG go...
by Vikram_S
25 Jul 2009 21:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 774295

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

NRaoji those computers are display processor, mission computer and hot standby, with radar computers also. they do have max commonality of hardware and software, and were developed using LCA technology. the computers do not include FBW computer, that is provided by russians only as part of sdu-10 mk...
by Vikram_S
25 Jul 2009 02:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 774295

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

NRao Even MKI & LCA will use voting, its a fundamental basis of Quad FBW systems used worldwide The FBW systems are designed to incredibly high standards using the benchmark PLOC (Probability of loss of control) LCA PLOC is 10^-7 MKI will be similar, the Quad FBW standard followed is of the same...
by Vikram_S
25 Jul 2009 02:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 342609

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

Highly avoidable to post anti IA propaganda without proof, in general given that Arjun saga stinks for reason other that IAs role best avoidable. Sorry Sanku, but its not propoganda.. Some of the actions undertaken by the Army to stop Arjun induction were totally without ethical considerations Plea...
by Vikram_S
23 Jul 2009 02:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18897

Re: LCA news and discussion

AW&ST has an article on the engine issue with the GTRE Kaveri. it states that basically as of now, even GTRE has no clue as to what is to be done. More importantly for the future, the report claims that there isn't too much enthusiasm for the MCA, which is worrisome. I quote "Meanwhile, in...
by Vikram_S
23 Jul 2009 01:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

andrew, sir, prasun sengupta writes a lot of BS stuff also, so i would hesitate to say he has final word on this matter and IAF would not even know that it needs to "remanufacture" the missile to get it for another x years. sengupta usually takes any common report on internet or on BR Foru...
by Vikram_S
22 Jul 2009 04:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Nearly Half of Russian Air-to-Air Missiles with IAF have Homing, Ageing Problems : CAG Report The Indian Express Nearly Half of Russian Air-to-Air Missiles with IAF have Homing, Ageing Problems : CAG Report Manu Pubby Posted online: Thursday , July 16, 2009 at 0303 hrs New Delhi : Putting a big que...
by Vikram_S
22 Jul 2009 04:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Details of the Mirage 2000 upgrade on Livefist The person has confused somethings in other link about Mirage 2000 upgrade (this one is correct with RDY2) - he posts the PAJ-FA jammer and upgrade details of other combat aircraft, when Mirage 2000 V has IEWS (Integrated electronic warfare system) int...
by Vikram_S
22 Jul 2009 04:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

HAL looking for global partner to design trainer aircraft http://www.hindu.com/2009/07/20/stories/2009072057201100.htm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has decided to rope in an international partner for the design and development of the much needed ab initio turbo trainer for the Indian Air For...
by Vikram_S
22 Jul 2009 03:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Vikram_S, Full marks for chutzpah :wink: . Write rudely and when ticked off for the rudeness claim to be personally attacked :roll: . Dear Arun, when you post a link which is full of trashy media sensationalism, somebody will surely say it is trash, no. In this case it was me who said this. In othe...
by Vikram_S
15 Jul 2009 04:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

To show how old CAG data can be used by media and tom tommed for sensationalism http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2008/09/great-helicopter-challenge-part-1-of-3.html by Ajai Shukla Business Standard, 8th Sept 08 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore Wikipaedia, the popular internet encyclopaedia, li...
by Vikram_S
15 Jul 2009 04:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

shiv wrote:I am upset that people have the temerity to compare the the lowly MSM of HAL with NSN. Please cease and desist.


oh dont say that, you are ill mannered country bumpkin to even mention that media can get it wrong when it sensationalizes 2 year old CAG data, and MSM of HAL is surely not any good
by Vikram_S
15 Jul 2009 04:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 321
Views: 15567

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Spare me your harangue on my posting trash :roll: How many more press articles is it going to take to get you to quit acting like an ill-mannered bumpkin with faster fingers than good sense your personal attacks show a regrettable lack of basic culture, good sense and more importantly, also inabili...
by Vikram_S
12 Jul 2009 19:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 774295

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

There is a indian newsmedia video with the interviews of the IAF guys immediately after they came back, the overall thing states: -IAF was the top scorer in terms of performance ie amongst French, SoKo and USAF regulars themselves, the video/interviews both give the impression, AM Naik also appears ...

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