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by aditya_d
22 Sep 2014 15:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 174714

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

The Hindu says 7:17am on 24th Sept 2014

Journey to the Red Planet

At about 7:17 am on September 24, the orbiter's engine will commence the burn to take the spacecraft into orbit about Mars according to ISRO
by aditya_d
07 Jul 2014 21:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 829883

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

Talk by Shri Avinash Chander, Secretary Department of Defence R&D, DG R&D and SA to RM Treasure Trove of info here - including PM Manmohan Singh himself issued the command to launch an ANGI III - testing the chain of command. fullto paisa vasool for 1 hour talk. IaetX21oNWw&feature=yout...
by aditya_d
07 Jul 2014 21:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3962
Views: 258836

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Talk by Shri Avinash Chander, Secretary Department of Defence R&D, DG R&D and SA to RM Treasure Trove of info here - including PM Manmohan Singh himself issued the command to launch an ANGI III - testing the chain of command. fullto paisa vasool for 1 hour talk. IaetX21oNWw&feature=yout...
by aditya_d
11 May 2014 07:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 338145

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Chandrayaan’s rover and the moon rocks from Salem villages At the lunar terrain facility of the Indian Space Research Organisation in Bangalore is a big spread of the “lunar” simulant soil. As commands erupt into life, a 17-kg rover, akin to the rover of Chandrayaan-2, revs up. It turns right, then...
by aditya_d
02 May 2014 08:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 253127

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

INS KOLKATA ready for commissioning With technological hurdles crossed, further delay was caused by a tragic accident on March 7, when a naval officer died while testing the Kolkata’s fire fighting system. Now, with investigations into that accident almost concluded, the decks are clear for INS Kol...
by aditya_d
15 Feb 2014 10:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2433
Views: 541568

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Engine test & Low Speed taxi trials of Rustom 2

looks like a lot of work has been done!

see vid from 00:52

by aditya_d
05 Jan 2014 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1549
Views: 140463

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

-deleted- next post has better edits of the photos
by aditya_d
29 Dec 2013 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2433
Views: 541568

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Government clears proposal for buying 15 Israeli-made UAVs New Delhi: Boosting surveillance capabilities of the Army along the borders with China and Pakistan, the government has cleared the procurement of around 15 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) from Israel at a cost of around Rs. 1200 crore. A p...
by aditya_d
20 Dec 2013 09:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 237969

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Military chopper makes emergency landing The military helicopter that made an emergency landing at 24 Area Stadium in Yellendu of Khammam district on Thursday.– PHOTO: G.N. RAO A military helicopter equipped with modern gadgets including electronic security systems, made an emergency landing at 24 ...
by aditya_d
26 Nov 2013 21:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1549
Views: 140463

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

INS Vikramaditya leaves Sevmash for Indian journey Less than a fortnight after it was formally commissioned in the Russian town of Severodvinsk, India's newest and largest ever warship – the INS Vikramaditya – has started on its long journey home. The aircraft carrier left the Sevmash shipyard on T...
by aditya_d
06 Jun 2013 17:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2433
Views: 541568

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Saw a huge UAV landing today in Begumpet AFB , Hyderabad. Looked like a IAI Searcher - used for anti maoist ops in Chhattisgarh or Odisha maybe ?
by aditya_d
04 Jun 2013 14:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 295839

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Auxiliary vessel Pradayak joins Navy The barge, built by Shalimar Works Ltd, Howrah, was delivered in seven months . Rear Admiral Madhusudanan hoped that he vessel would enable faster turnaround of ships at NSRY, Kochi . Pradayak is part of the fleet of auxiliaries with NSRY, Kochi, and is capable ...
by aditya_d
09 Jan 2013 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3123
Views: 395674

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^ Thermal camera / FLIR output ?
by aditya_d
08 Dec 2012 16:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3123
Views: 395674

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

CB-8001 looks an absolute beauty !! Looking foward to more hi-res - desktop wall paper wala pics ! Thanks VJ!!
by aditya_d
06 Jan 2012 15:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 432973

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Air Defence for NCR ready | Mumbai, Bangalore next? | Complete deliverable version missile's flight test soon http://tarmak007.blogspot.com/2012/01/air-defence-for-ncr-ready-mumbai.html Bangalore: Indian version of Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) is ready. Under Phase-1 deployment, the National Cap...
by aditya_d
04 Jan 2012 20:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 899404

Re: Indian Military Aviation

I see it as the paperwork being put in place for a large A330 buy now that life cycle cost, spares and technology are being brought into eqn vs just L1 flyaway cost. I am sure we will order 6 initially and follow it up with another 12....khan has more tankers in a couple of middle east airbases tha...
by aditya_d
13 Aug 2011 22:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1011405

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Link to two min promo of Times Now 'Heroes' series -
Heroes: The defiant marines - talks about the IL -38 failure referred by Sum sir above.

http://www.timesnow.tv/Heroes-The-defia ... 381126.cms
by aditya_d
31 Dec 2010 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3792
Views: 410547

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

C-130Js arriving today - NDTV http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/iafs-newly-acquired-us-transport-planes-to-arrive-today-76036 The first two of the six C-130 J Super Hercules transport Aircraft that the IAF has bought from the US will arrive at the Jamnagar base later today. India's new airlift fleet...
by aditya_d
31 Dec 2010 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3792
Views: 410547

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

First C130J landing in India today ? As per http://chhindits.blogspot.com/2010/12/flash-c-130j-to-touch-jamnagar-on-31.html C-130J Super Hercules of the IAF to touch Indian soil on 31st Dec, 2010 , in Jamnagar, and will remain in Delhi till 9th Jan, 2011, and will fly to Bangalore on 9th Jan with na...
by aditya_d
17 Dec 2010 20:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1011405

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Can someone translate? At 1:50 onwards there is a graphic, which seems to show that the British Royal Navy was deployed in the Arabian sea off Bombay, and they scooted off when the Russians arrived off Srilanka. The USN then arrived into the bay of bengal. http://igorrgroup.blogspot.com/2009/12/197...
by aditya_d
22 May 2010 19:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 823019

Re: LCH discussion

More pics of the LCH with Sarang escorts..

http://tarmak007.blogspot.com/2010/05/l ... -just.html

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