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by SivaVijay
29 Aug 2017 08:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1241372

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

If this is truly a ABM test then the evidence is pointing towards a boost phase interception and not an interception during re-entry. This will be very significant if true.
by SivaVijay
09 Jan 2017 19:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 293309

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Some Observation on the Video on SM regarding the Paki missile test: - There are 4 different shots - The first shot is alleged cruise missile exiting the water , here till the end of that particular shot the missile is still powered by rocket and is not cruising - The second shot is Babur crossing o...
by SivaVijay
29 Oct 2016 17:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4124
Views: 828786

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Was surprised when LCA was given an order of 120 as easily as it did , now it is clear . The LCA order was cloak this above is the dagger...god help this nation
by SivaVijay
22 Mar 2016 07:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 362259

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

The Mysterious IAF Senior IAF officer resurfaces

The above report is also there on NDTV, A concerted campaign to malign Tejas and push imports seems to be afoot. It has been always there but they are trying to gather momentum now.
by SivaVijay
20 Jan 2016 15:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 392619

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

^^^
Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 16h16 hours ago New Delhi, Delhi
Be prepared to hear that a Chinese submarine slipped through bcoz the P-8Is lack critical US eqpt on account of CISMOA not being signed.
by SivaVijay
18 Jun 2015 18:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1898
Views: 212070

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Has this been posted before?

USN EMAL test
by SivaVijay
07 Jan 2015 12:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3929
Views: 203236

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

indranilroy wrote: And IAF is to blamed as well. Even if they were not complicit, they can see what is happenning. It is clear as daylight, and yet they chose to side with the scoundrels!


Indranil you are contradicting yourself. A spade is a spade, let us call it just that.
by SivaVijay
26 Jan 2014 12:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Republic day 2014
Replies: 92
Views: 6541

Re: Republic day 2014

A sarkari halfsir is a sarkari halfsir... be it behind a table or a camera. Lots of crowd coverage and in between that some contingents were shown :( ....BAD! BAD ! DD
by SivaVijay
24 May 2013 13:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 218891

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Watch the MiG-29K walk around and you'll see the red green and amber lights. Glide slope is nothing but one way of looking at angle of attack- the AoA while approaching to land. My Understanding is the AOA and glide path are related but for different purposes, one is to check the landing speed and ...
by SivaVijay
11 Mar 2013 13:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 255761

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I simply dont see the point in having a missile that can be brought back. A missile should be expendable, F&F and all that. A drone is supposed to survive and do the coming back. Why have a missile that comes back (carrying sub munitions is good though)? coming back means survival and all the gi...
by SivaVijay
20 Feb 2013 10:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 505579

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

^ The global review blog... Is that a fan boy wet dream or does it have any grain of truth to it? The last image says supercruise at max speed :O
by SivaVijay
08 Feb 2013 13:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 769606

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

^^^
Those are ammo boxes alright, they are yet to add the robotic arm to reload ammo midflight( ducks and runs for cover). :P
by SivaVijay
30 Jan 2013 11:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 769606

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

I presume you have heard of Longewala? Yes I have. Its not exactly what I thought I would get to learn. But thanks. Appreciate the response. --Ashish Well it is not just pure firepower but the mobility and the ability to concentrate the firepower quickly, so that the rate of loss sustained by the a...
by SivaVijay
28 Jan 2013 19:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 732940

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

^^^
<Dhoti shiver>
This AshBM is a serious capability. We ought to be concerned about it.
With just a single weapon system China has made the vast tibetan plateau unsafe for Vikramaditya. :(
</Dhoti shiver>
by SivaVijay
27 Jan 2013 21:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 255761

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^^ :D

Ahem..., So has anyone seen a JL-2 Launch video? :twisted: :twisted:
by SivaVijay
23 Jan 2013 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2448
Views: 423086

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

^^ I think this whole incident is due to differences in the SOP of the armed forces and civilian police. The IAF guys may have been trained to do what they did( reach for help or try and reach frndly lines) and the Cop may have insisted that they have to stay with the chopper( which may be his SOP)....
by SivaVijay
18 Jan 2013 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 208535

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

^^^

Shows how pretentious patroits are more dangerous than DDMs. Never expected him to stoop so low.
by SivaVijay
10 Jan 2013 12:05
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 255761

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^ I got that Austin. What I was wondering was if the missile did a high G S manoeuvre and still managed to reach 290kms( which is official range), then the missiles full range is >290 kms, isn't it?
by SivaVijay
10 Jan 2013 11:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 255761

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^ Exactly the question I have.

On the Brahmos test, did it do a double S manoeuvre and still hit the target at 290 KMS ? :twisted:
by SivaVijay
08 Mar 2012 11:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 72777

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

BijuShet wrote: No offence was intended at any fellow hindu fundamentalist of which you are one too, I assume. I warned you that you are committing an offence (Section 153A and Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code). And furthermore, when I pointed out your defamatory post, you have resorted to a p...
by SivaVijay
07 Mar 2012 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 215021

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/article2968219.ece Nirbhay Test in April . Nirbhay is a two-stage, surface-to-surface missile. While a booster engine would “kick the first stage” from the ground, the second stage has a turbo-prop engine, akin to an aircraft's. It can carry multiple...
by SivaVijay
10 Feb 2012 15:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219562

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

When did the govt acknowledge 1951, all it stated was that as per its records it is 1950. It never said that "We acknowledge 1951 as his DOB unconditionally but would require him to go by 1950 as in his UPSC record" , had it done tht the chief wouldnot have gone to court in the first place...
by SivaVijay
10 Feb 2012 15:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219562

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

The Judiciary for all its independence is still a civilian arm and so it may be incomprehensible for it when VKS says that he gave the consent letters because he followed what his superior officer has asked him to do (which is how a army works). Overall a huge letdown by SC and a indirect sanction t...
by SivaVijay
10 Feb 2012 15:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219562

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

The Supreme Court observed that the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) document, which mentioned his date of birth as May 10, 1950, is the most relevant document for recognition of age So henceforth for all UPSC personnel their UPSC records will supercede their matric certificate , while for ot...
by SivaVijay
23 Oct 2011 00:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 219562

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

^^^^ The above is fine if the aim of the marine brigade is to make a one time amphibious jump on Balouch shores :twisted: . But, if we are to take the role of providing security to IOR island states then we need to see what the US did in the pacific rather than D-Day. In this scenario i think a dedi...
by SivaVijay
10 Jan 2011 12:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1020023

Re: LCA News and Discussions

How come its not 4th Gen(Ref:Livefist) if it has a fully functional FBW?
by SivaVijay
27 Dec 2010 14:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1026445

Re: China Military Watch

playfish wrote:at the same time, when the disaster happen, what indians doing? hope the Arjun tank becoming a real one?


disaster== loss of the rocket... :( ...Typical chinese line of thought....
by SivaVijay
13 Dec 2010 00:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 980505

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Brahmos work complete He said BrahMos scientists are now waiting for the Su-30MKI aircraft to be provided by Indian Air Force to act as a platform for testing the aerial version while a specially designed submerged vehicle will be used for trial of the submarine version. As far as I know the submar...
by SivaVijay
03 Dec 2010 11:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4158
Views: 755273

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

I dont think the K-15 offers any sunstantial deterrence given its range and the navy knows that well, so this patrol is probably to learn the ropes: protocols ,procedures to be followed , communication checks and all the stuff invlolved in launching a nuke , so that the navy is ready when the real l...
by SivaVijay
17 Feb 2010 14:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 710364

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

from the article: "If whispers are true India has other options for fifth gen aircraft"

JSF/MCA?
by SivaVijay
17 Feb 2010 14:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 710364

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

^^^ How can tht be, if it is joint dev then we share work load and expenses and that will be agreed and signed upfront, even if a hike is there in the prj cost won't that be shared :evil: ? I believe it is JV and not ToT.......
by SivaVijay
17 Feb 2010 10:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 744909

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^^^ Prithvi is a tactical BM with ranges from 150-350 Km based on version, it fills a different role than Shourya...so, my thought is Prithvi will be staying for some time now(Though liquid prop is a bit cumbersome...)
by SivaVijay
17 Feb 2010 09:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 744909

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

At the time of Arihant launch wasn't there a word around about another K-xx missile with a range much greater than 750Km? And If Russia helped in K-15 how come it is out of MTCR. Broadswords statement of launching a missile of the china coast is not a gr8 option, we definitely need a longer reach fr...
by SivaVijay
16 Feb 2010 23:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 914509

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

With the MRCA on track, PAKFA online and then the Navy's requirement for it's own fighters how much of integration will be there between these platforms? For eg: will it be possible for a SUMKI to lighten up a target for a missile launch for say a grp of LCA and MRCA operating ahead with it's own RA...
by SivaVijay
16 Feb 2010 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 802087

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

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_o_no4M2xEPY/S3of98cMIcI/AAAAAAAAJbA/yi3w-7njB6c/s1600-h/DSC05235.JPG

Is that a shot gun on Daksh? Can Daksh carry weapons ? If so of what kind? Can any ppl in know explain....
by SivaVijay
16 Feb 2010 14:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 506982

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^ It's compact and high mobility vehicle, so thought something like the Sujav jammer system placed on SUV type vehicles, which could be taken up the mountains.....I may be wrong....
by SivaVijay
16 Feb 2010 13:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3882
Views: 506982

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^ Could this be to complement the light howitzers that ma be deployed in mountainous terrain ? (of course if india buys this system). In this case will we be putting atop hill tops in NE?

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