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by sivabala
26 Mar 2011 00:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 478018

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

Ramana-ji, Thanks for the schematics..But question is - how does the PWR design cool the core once the coolant is drained? What "floods" the containment vessel?\ Main reason for the stability of the PHWR in comparison to BLWR is the core has less active material in PHWR. The reason for ha...
by sivabala
28 Feb 2011 06:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 652207

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

THE WHOLE POINT is about weight of the MBT .... thanks Misraji educating us about the Russian tank strategy. Take a light weight tin box and name it as the MBT . Then you have the formidable tank force. For future upgrade rename it as f***** MBT . The criteria is number for the weight should go dow...
by sivabala
25 Feb 2011 02:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 652207

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Even without all these comparison tables, at any day Arjun's logistics trail is going to be a long one.Because, once the shooting match starts, the survival of tin cans will be in question. Hardly 50% may survive at the front. However, survivability of Arjun being much better and its swift action on...
by sivabala
04 Jan 2011 07:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 936923

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

... Take this with a ton of NaCl onlee. If I may add to the discussion, the tech specs did not reveal everything one need to know to evaluate the system. Buk system can handle six targets Whereas with Akash's 4 launchers 8 targets can be handled or 16 high priority targets can be monitored. Buk's i...
by sivabala
22 Sep 2010 09:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1176
Views: 109690

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

^ Happy to know that such surgeries are becoming routine affairs. Another thing to note is the heart donor is 36 yrs old but the receiver is 65 yrs old. So, is the transfer ethical? Did the doctors even try to find an younger patient to receive the heart? Or the pvt. hospital let the foreigner get a...
by sivabala
04 Sep 2010 10:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

^^ sivabala, the thing is that in other systems like ground vehicles, airplanes, etc, nobody uses pneumatic/hydraulic command lines. All commands are sent by electric wire only. This is because electric wires are much more reliable than hydraulic/pneumatic lines. Valves can be electrically triggere...
by sivabala
04 Sep 2010 08:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

ISRO to attempt key test for new generation rocket on Sep 8 A small leak in the command line was detected by computer , which automatically aborted the test. About 500 important parameters were monitored during the static test. ISRO has since analysed the data. GSLV Mk III rocket is being developed...
by sivabala
14 Jul 2010 22:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 478018

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

We are talking of two things here: 1.) Desalinated water for steam generation, which in turn to be used for generating electricity. ... 2.) After the electricity generation, the residual steam to be compressed back to fresh water. ... Point 1: thats what coastal power plants do. Point 2 is not accu...
by sivabala
15 Jun 2010 22:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 459457

Re: J & K news and discussion

CRamS wrote:...
She was the one who was blowing hot on Mumbai one day, and next day she calls up her TSP counterpart for talks. Thoo...

She is a diplomat my friend, she is a diplomat.

Diplomat by definition means two tounged. As long as India has many of those two tounged at right places, India is safe.
by sivabala
10 Jun 2010 19:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Nuclear News And Discussion
Replies: 4936
Views: 478018

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

India's Innovative nuclear power reactor AHWR300-LEU with an estimated design life of 100 years is a vertical , pressure tube type, boiling light water-cooled, heavy water- moderated reactor with reduced environmental impact. It has many features which are likely to reduce both its capital and oper...
by sivabala
21 May 2010 05:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Apr. 11, 2010
Replies: 2848
Views: 259355

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Apr. 11, 2

... Now that MMS has sold India on making love to TSP,..., MMS's surrender at Thimpu... Before bad mouthing MMS's sell out of India, the recent rapproachment of GOI should be seen in light of the upcoming Common Wealth Games. I think the GOI is hedging its bet. If there is any attack then GOI can f...
by sivabala
15 May 2010 04:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 652207

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

You guys did not get it. 1) Why do you think tank need a pickup to top speed of 2.5 s. Because, in future IA army expects to fight urban war. In order to beat the urban traffic and minimize stopover at traffic signals they need very good pickup time. who knows the FMBT may beat Ferrai in F1 race too...
by sivabala
07 May 2010 22:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 824371

Re: LCA news and discussion

... To Kartik: Can you comment on the Kaiser-aeronaut blog 's opinion on the aspect ratio of LCA being poor or worse. It would be nice to hear a scientific commentary. I think you are good with scientific analysis w.r.t. aircrafts. Thx. [Whine on<It has been a long time, since we had scientific dis...
by sivabala
07 May 2010 09:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 518647

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Somebody posted a message in some forum I cant recollect. all those penetrations of Merkava IV during 2006 war happened only through the rear door of Merkava IV, which is its unique feature not present in any other tanks. So relatively other tanks are safe from rear.
by sivabala
07 May 2010 09:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 760131

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I have a question to informed folks. In wiki page on NAG says it was exported to 3 foreign countries(namely Tanzania Botwana Morocco). Why would these countries buy such an expensive 3G messile? or these missile transactions were just false flag operation by powers who have formidable tanks.
by sivabala
02 May 2010 09:49
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 366080

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

There was a news article sometime bacK that says "Indian govt has approached european govts and asked not to sell ink and currency grade paper to Pakistan". The two govts they approached were UK and Germany. I don't know what was the respective govts reply, which was not there in the origi...
by sivabala
02 May 2010 06:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 134490

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Has RayC's ban order expired? Will he come back? I miss his views on many issues, especially after the masacre at Dantewada.
by sivabala
01 May 2010 22:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1160142

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Philip, I agree with your suggestions psychology oriented designs, non shatterable fixtures and fixed furnitures and they also have to avoid sharp edges. I noticed sharp plywood designs in a pillar from photos in Chhindits blog notified by another reader in Ajaishukla's blog. However, what is worng ...
by sivabala
30 Apr 2010 00:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 518647

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Choices are to be done based on requirements not on fashion. If other did something we have analyse before repeating the same.(Remember look before you leap) APFSDS and HEAT works for both anti-tank and vehicle roles. HESH works against for fortified defensive formations also. Smooth bore european t...
by sivabala
29 Apr 2010 18:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 134490

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Dear Admin,
Is there a way to access the forum in old format. The new visualization though catchy, is not readable for long time. Its strain for eyes.
Thanx.
by sivabala
26 Apr 2010 08:58
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 786317

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

sum wrote:....
Could you please point out the approx chapter number/page where Indian references come?

Google books says page 222 and 223
by sivabala
23 Apr 2010 20:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 824371

Re: LCA news and discussion

If antenna,radome and scanner are from India, and only the back-end processing is Israel, then why it is called ELTA 2032. That's why it is called MMR. The reference to ELTA-2032 is to distinguish it from 2052. I spoke to a naval officer who is an electrical engr in IN. According to him, in news th...
by sivabala
20 Apr 2010 01:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551307

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

.... Now let us get this simple fact into our head, Einstein. Shall we? When one reports about something unacceptable happening in any country/region, then responding with something other unacceptable happening in any other region, is not going to make the first wrong, a right. Get that? Exploitati...
by sivabala
17 Apr 2010 20:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 551307

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

There is a hue and cry about Chinese use of child labour. I have not seen how bad their working conditions are. But, I have seen really bad working conditions in India, where children (aged 10~15) are exploited. It is so sad seeing such conditions. If you have time and contacts please visit any of t...
by sivabala
11 Mar 2010 03:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 518647

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Well if U guys have missed this, it looks like, the Indian Army hates Arjun
by sivabala
14 Feb 2010 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pune Bomb Blast - 13 Feb 2010
Replies: 463
Views: 51290

Re: Internal Security Watch

Chiron wrote:BLAST IN KOREGAON PARK, PUNE... 5 DEAD.... 50 INJURED.. MOST OF THE INJURED ARE FOREIGNERS...

Though nice response to our peace offense, it's sad those foreigners had to lose their lives.
by sivabala
19 Dec 2009 03:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forums Feedback
Replies: 1566
Views: 196248

Re: BR Forums Feedback

A Suggestion: When people quote part of other's post it just says, " 'the previous author' wrote:...." It would be nice to have the quoted post's time stamp along with the aforementioned words. It is very difficult to find the original full message especially if the thread was a hot one an...
by sivabala
17 Dec 2009 11:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 326566

Re: Internal Security Watch

... EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW/Paresh Baruah, Commander-in-chief, ULFA http://bdfact.blogspot.com/2009/12/bangladesh-and-ulfa-relations-future.html There are reports that you are seeking, and perhaps getting, Chinese help. China is upset with India for its growing strategic relationship with the US. A maj...
by sivabala
05 Dec 2009 12:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009
Replies: 2844
Views: 287126

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - November 06, 2009

On the Rawalpindi Mosque attack.

What if the attack is a reply sent by the Iranian Revolutionary Gaurds? this link was not considered by any news agencies.
by sivabala
20 Nov 2009 02:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 964659

Re: Indian Military Aviation

while Rustom is coming up, why there is no effort to integrate missiles similar to Helina on any of the larger Israeli UAVs?, all those terrorist camps in the PoK region could have been laid to rest. Is Uncle vetoing Israeli technology similar to filtering in its intelligence inputs to us on LeT to...
by sivabala
19 Nov 2009 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 207107

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

GoI is aware of the would be statement of Mr. Obama on US's stand on Tibetan issue. Thats why to up the ante, they let Dalai Lama to visit Tawang after a long hiatus. So GoI passed a message, preemptively. However, Obama's statment on requesting Chinese to meddle with Indo-Paki Tango might have caug...
by sivabala
11 Nov 2009 20:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 378292

Re: Indian IT Industry

Rishirishi wrote:My company got offer to purchase a 5terraflop cluster for giveaway price. Anyone know of a customer 8)

Is it in US or India.
Plz lemme know the cost?
by sivabala
31 Oct 2009 07:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009
Replies: 2841
Views: 259430

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - September 15, 2009

archan wrote:What is the D in FoDP for?

Last I heard that the D is for democratic. Anyway the D is just a mirage.
by sivabala
16 Oct 2009 20:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 326566

Re: Internal Security Watch

..., some MHA babus are suspecting attack(s) in religious areas with mixed populations... Not suprisingly, it is happening already. Dead body found in front of temple near Madurai - Tamil Nadu For those who dont read Tamil, the anonymous dead body had intestine around its neck like a garland and wa...
by sivabala
03 Oct 2009 02:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Capitulation at Sharm el Sheikh
Replies: 523
Views: 47276

Re: Capitulation at Sharm el Sheikh

Quoting from Orbat.com "US has taken over Baluchistan Liberation Army from the Indians says Mandeep Singh Bajwa." If this is true the shame el Sheikh is indeed engineered by US. MM Singh played into the hands of US. One way this could be good for us. But could be difficult to predict the f...
by sivabala
23 Sep 2009 21:57
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 786317

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

I hope they also do the same for weather radar aquisition by indian meteorological department. Some time back I read a news paper article saying that a chinese company won the bid, ignoring ISRO's weather radar technology.
by sivabala
14 Sep 2009 07:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1048361

Re: China Military Watch

More from CHinese Parade ... http://i30.tinypic.com/2n87jw0.jpg .... Now we know where the Pakis got habit of using paint liberally. Wonder if the PLA guys get bored with so many things looking so alike. These images shows that the tanks will be used in forests. Also, India's border with China and ...
by sivabala
28 Aug 2009 03:06
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist
Replies: 2362
Views: 181695

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist

X posting from India china war on tibet thread CNN IBN reporting a skirmish in Nathu La between Chinese and Indian troops. India army denies it. If the above is indeed true India can test under the garb of national security. If not tested, we cannot deter China anyway, so strongly deny everything th...
by sivabala
28 Aug 2009 02:58
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist
Replies: 2362
Views: 181695

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist

...I just hope we aren't limiting ourselves to one dimension in terms of unleashing a strategic deterrent against any potential adversary... Well if you are still living in Khyber durra, India has already signed Chemical weapons conventions and destroyed all the chemical weapons stores. Indeed we a...
by sivabala
27 Aug 2009 01:12
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist
Replies: 2362
Views: 181695

Re: India Nuclear News And Discussion

It looks like the words of Viswakarma, all these years, stands vindicated.

Words from the field guy's mouth.

Pokhran-II-is indeed a fizzle-Scientist-TOI Link

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