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by jaladipc
17 May 2016 16:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 917996

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Sorry if OT/posted before, but I sure hope there is more to this than what this report indicates First off. Is this story even true? Second, if true is this another case of Army searching for a Churkendoose ? The last time the army searched for a Churkendoose of a weapon that shoots all calibers an...
by jaladipc
27 Jul 2015 19:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 322445

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

And a bunch of blood sucking brits believe that they shouldn't pay reparations to India for the colonial rule. Should we remind that, the life they are having today is due to the robbery from India? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/11762311/Indias-prime-minister-endorses-call-for...
by jaladipc
21 Apr 2015 17:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4026
Views: 243021

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Hello everyone, its been a very long long time and thought to pay a visit based on some chai pe charcha with the paanwallah A follow on to the Visakha class will be announced with full spectrum of defensive capabilities with ABM being prime focus. Paanwallah says 3 hulls on initial order with +2 und...
by jaladipc
02 Oct 2013 07:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1646023

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Yaar I am loving it. Sometime back it was no economics on politics thread. Now its no religion on politics thread. Soon enough it could be No Dynasty on politics thread. Aayiye aap sub mere saath bhagwat bhajan kareiye: ................. ................. Hope this passes the constitutional law of ...
by jaladipc
16 Jul 2013 05:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 240022

Re: LCA News and Discussions

IIRC FBL is also EMP resistant? It is still vulnerable based on the grade of electronics used for conversion such a lasers/LED for emission and photo-diodes for receivers. The main disadvantage is the flexibility and loss of reflexion at deep bends. OF`s cant be routed like conventional wiring.Not ...
by jaladipc
04 Jul 2013 03:30
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 280217

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Impact delay and radio proximity. But there are different roles AFAIK
by jaladipc
03 Jul 2013 03:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 280217

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

ramana wrote:Dharma R, Is the RV radio proximity fused? Or g switch.


I didnt get you which one you are relating this to?
by jaladipc
30 Jun 2013 19:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 280217

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

From 1000 kilogram payload carrying capability of Prithvi to 300kg. warhead of Prahaar would be a major downgrade in capabilities. Do count the 6 prahaars on each TEL(1800kg total warhead) in a ready to fire condition instead of a one prithvi that needs to be ready to fire with 1000kg. A battery of...
by jaladipc
30 Jun 2013 06:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 280217

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Heya Folks..

Good to be back after a long hibernation :D
by jaladipc
08 Jun 2012 05:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Any one have any info on what the C50 will be like? I don't think C-50 is planned any time. this is the first time I'm hearing about C-50 Actually there is something called C-60 as a follow on to the current C-25. Also a C-100 was proposed as well. Ofcourse this C-100 was meant for HLV with 100t to...
by jaladipc
02 Jun 2012 00:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 525356

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

What is needed is at least two each of design, production and engine houses instead of just ADA/HAL/GTRE. Competition brings out the best. At present the India Inc is not well equipped either with tech or resources(funds) to start parallel research or development comparative to MOD agencies. They m...
by jaladipc
23 May 2012 17:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

It has to be 14m (instead of 40m) and 2.1m(instead of 1.1)

His reliable source might have been bad at understand numbers when spoken in fingrajee?

If the mizzile is of above specs with 55t ,then it certainly is of Trident class. Means DRDO is fast tracking for the next Arihant class.
by jaladipc
23 May 2012 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 977
Views: 246374

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

A good collection of information on how stealth technology can be defeated - http://www.electronicaviation.com/articles/Military/1230 It seems longer wavelengths are better - the bands used for mobile telephony are apparently ideal. Maybe what is needed is a network of low frequency AESA radars. Yo...
by jaladipc
22 May 2012 23:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

ISRO has their own version of Heavy Lift Vehicle(HLV) in the 100t to LEO capability http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_JRgHKYCaeH4/TDCto3N1cSI/AAAAAAAAAJw/18W20P2IU0U/s1600/Slide33.JPG It is completely dependant on the sucess of Semi-cryo which is currently in development. Each booster of HLV will sport 3-4 ...
by jaladipc
21 May 2012 06:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 285395

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^^ Shourya/ Sagarika maintains a cruise altitude of 40-50km and then nose dives on to the target at the terminal phase. Shourya flying at over Mach 7-7.5 reaches a target nearly 2000kms away carrying a 250kg warhead. It already sports a SCAN seeker and an optional SAR seeker. Shourya in AShM role ...
by jaladipc
19 May 2012 17:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Even the latest Nirbhay post comes with similar disclaimer. Ravi Karumanchiri: If it's really a canister, then what do you think it's height is ? How will it fit into Arihant ? and read tarmak's comments on the teaser picture in his blog. I am not an expert. I have acontrary view. it could be the G...
by jaladipc
19 May 2012 05:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

@ Ravi,

Dude, are you really serious? :shock:

I wish I get that much of time :D

By the way, wasnt it concluded to be the payload faring the very same day that pic surfaced on the web? :)
by jaladipc
18 May 2012 17:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Actually every variant has their own advantages and disadvantages. And depending upon their respective roles,we have to do a trade-off here. As it was well known that there are atleast 2 variants of Nirbhay were under development,DRDO might be looking for a solution of all sorts with different model...
by jaladipc
18 May 2012 08:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

an old yankee istyle CM with contra-rotating props http://www.air-and-space.com/20020625%20China%20Lake/DCP00482%20Advanced%20Cruise%20Missile%20l.jpg http://www.air-and-space.com/20020625%20China%20Lake/DCP00481%20Advanced%20Cruise%20Missile%20propellers%20l.jpg and now a ruskie istyle KH101 http:/...
by jaladipc
09 May 2012 19:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

This means we do have the tech required for X-band SAR. IF DRDO has the tech, it also means ISRO can get its hands on :D Those will most probably be Selex Galileo's TR modules http://m.upi.com/m/story/UPI-13121335558614/ Europe's electronics giant Selex Galileo this month said it was plumbing the I...
by jaladipc
05 May 2012 18:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 33597

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

Having an accuracy in single digit numbers, can A-IV and A-V be potentially used as anti A/C type missile? Our own version of DF-21D perhaps. er , do you want to sink a A/C in yellow sea while firing from chennai? :) the shourya/sagarika is the better and cheaper soln for that role if we want to. a...
by jaladipc
05 May 2012 00:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 33597

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

Karan, There are other alternatives to evaluate new designs and improvised bums. But they are limited to lab testing of trigger mechanisms at very low yields and simulations. But again, If they have to proceed as per the new evaluations, they do need a base design thats already been evaluated to max...
by jaladipc
04 May 2012 23:55
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 33597

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

I think there are a significant % of folks here and the strategic circles that werent satisfied with the yield of POK-2 testing including me :D But I think we do have to consider the circumstances at that time. The quantity of Pu and Tritium needed for making the bum and the enrichment capability we...
by jaladipc
03 May 2012 07:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Can any electronics/communication/physics/engg physics etc folks comment on this. Why is the RISAT a C band Radar while others like the German TerraSar-X (roughly comparable,weight , performance, altitude etc) are X band and so are mostly other space based SARs, including the RISAT-2 which used an ...
by jaladipc
02 May 2012 04:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^ :rotfl: . -- It is imperative that protection against CM, but aerostats alone is not a strong solution, rather pretty much weak. terrain hugging low flying CMs have long incubation time considering our neighborhood capability (chippanda club).. even then 300km is what we could think.. let us not ...
by jaladipc
01 May 2012 19:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Flight tests inboard MKI were done from ground ??? If my memory serves right, they were done in late 2009 and then in early 2010. After that couple more tests of ground firing done. Now integration with seeker and all done and will be tested soon.Once the ground tests against electronic target and ...
by jaladipc
01 May 2012 19:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

sum wrote:^^ What is the news on the Astra??

There was a flurry of Ground tests 2 years back and suddenly everything quiet after that?


in the process of guided testing phase from ground with onboard seeker.

Flight tests onboard MKI have been successful. After testing from ground, next will be from air.
by jaladipc
01 May 2012 19:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 33597

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

being a noob in nuewclear :D what are the implications of testing the trigger for Fusion in controlled conditions? Say a highly designed reactor core for the purpose some 100mts underground in the name of testing a new reactor design? Or say testing of a fusion reactor :D All nuclear states from big...
by jaladipc
01 May 2012 01:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

wouldn't aerostats more vulnerable than ground based movable setup like samyukta and sangraha.. of course the range should be a concern at 500km requirement. Now, we can think of relays based distributed setup, with nodes on high bandwidth secure channel. They might be vulnerable, but provided enou...
by jaladipc
01 May 2012 00:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

For CMD, i think we only need to work a lot in the realization of sensors. CM`s are the most vulnerable once detected.Even an AAM can bring it down with its mother A/C cruising just right behind it. Having said that, its only when sub-sonic ones are taken into consideration.For high supersonic and h...
by jaladipc
30 Apr 2012 03:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

KaranM, As part of IGMP, Trishul based ARM was in the cards. It had a very long range ~110km. Wings of Fire alludes to it. Norman Palomar the US expert used to write about it in the late 80s. Since Astra uses tech developed for Trishul SAM and gets a decent range in AAM role, it is plausible that t...
by jaladipc
29 Apr 2012 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

SaiK wrote:Indian ARM sounds cool. Any specs?


There was some talk about using akash propulsion system,might get modified for extended range.
by jaladipc
26 Apr 2012 23:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

^^^ Probably station keeping role and other military needs(which burns out more fuel). I dont think the battery life as a point of concern,since other remote sensing sats stay there for a life of 10-15 years. And other could be the MTBF of the TR modules,since unlike ground radars, these will be con...
by jaladipc
26 Apr 2012 19:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666774

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

What is the difference between C band SAR and X band SAR? While we imported israeli made X band SAR, why did ISRO choose C band? Can any guru point out the advantages and dis-advantages in both systems? And why is the service life only 5 years? is it due to the MTBF of SAR or the fuel capacity for s...
by jaladipc
25 Apr 2012 01:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Old report. I do not remember seeing it here. AGni V fires India into ICBM League - Raj Chengappa Cries of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ rant the air as did ‘India and DRDO Zindabad’. Many retired senior scientists who were invited to witness the launch had tears in their eyes as they savoured the moment. A...
by jaladipc
20 Apr 2012 17:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Agni-V can reach targets 8,000 km away: Chinese researcher BEIJING: Chinese experts feel that there is to more India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile "actually has the potential to reach targets 8,000 ki...
by jaladipc
18 Apr 2012 20:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Looks like a catch me if you can type of game being played by India :D DRDO`s LRTR might have tracked an unusually large number of sats in the LEO right on top of their head snooping downwards wasting their life in Orbit. http://www.astronautix.com/graphics/y/yesss.jpg And they called-off the launch...
by jaladipc
18 Apr 2012 19:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

SaiK wrote:didn't you all read the timing of allowing the khans to do search on WW2 plane wreckages inside India?

At the Indo-china border in Indian Arunachal Pradesh :P
by jaladipc
18 Apr 2012 19:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Dont know why, but for some reason, I was so excited about the launch.
New cold war between India-china brewing soo quick..

And it will take few more extra millions in to extend the range further with composite first stage :D
by jaladipc
18 Apr 2012 19:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 234688

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I see this postponing by hours is to let the sniffing sats waste their fuel :P I believe unkil will be praying for the success of A-V as well, while chinks will be making constant flybys with their sats. The United States and India held their fifth regional dialogue on the Asia-Pacific region here o...

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