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by chiru
15 Oct 2019 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 48113

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

If we use the same technology and use all the data accumulated during the LCA program -- right from its design, manufacturing and flight testing. Is it possible to build a working prototype of the AMCA in virtual reality so that Test pilots and maintainence staff can experience the jet even before ...
by chiru
08 Aug 2019 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4069
Views: 797054

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Saurav that's a great resource for all things related to undersea warfare. Capt. Jive turkey's videos on cold waters game are fun and informative. He tries to keep it balanced and realistic. Highly recommended.
by chiru
24 May 2019 21:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496276

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Singha wrote:what is the conformal bulge in middle of fuselage with a black window? rwr?


It's the aerodynamic cover for the landing gear lock.

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by chiru
21 Apr 2019 08:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 960
Views: 257486

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Off topic,

Chola saar. There is one resource for scale modeling in 1:100. Its called paper model as it's made of paper. I just built this a month ago Image
by chiru
08 Nov 2017 19:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3665
Views: 792437

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

India on verge of losing last available C-17 Globemaster over red tape
MANU PUBBY

https://theprint.in/2017/11/08/india-verge-losing-last-available-c-17-globemaster-red-tape/amp/

Unbelievable
by chiru
29 Jul 2017 18:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3399
Views: 488329

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Saar in the end of the video they do launch the plane back ino the air.
by chiru
15 Mar 2017 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327893

Re: Military Flight Safety

Sukhoi crash near Uttarlai Airbase, Barmer, RJ. Both Pilots ejected safely. Further details awaited
by chiru
24 Feb 2017 14:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 529950

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Pratyush wrote::?: When did that happen??

in Bharat Karnad's self flagellating wet dream :P
by chiru
09 Oct 2016 14:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 308226

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

JayS wrote:Also I found it funny how ADA guys call AMCA "Aamka". I never knew this one. :D

Saar ADA itself is pronounced -adaa. :-?
by chiru
28 May 2016 23:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 529950

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Amazing footage of LCH. TD-4 in all its glory. Love the trishul on the bird. Apologies if posted earlier.
Rudra in IAF colours. 8)
by chiru
08 May 2016 12:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 525368

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

srai wrote:Any news from Red Flag 2016?


few images from twitter
our boys are having a good time 8)
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by chiru
06 Aug 2015 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3032
Views: 285970

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^ it's part of the landing gear. The gear extends and locks onto the globular thing below the intake. You can find a similar bulge below the opposite intake. It's just an aerodynamic cover for the landing gear lock.
by chiru
20 Jul 2015 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4342
Views: 728413

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Viv S wrote:So that's 80 + 71 + 48 ~ 200 Mi-17s.

So why exactly did we import these instead of license-building them at HAL, like we usually do?


IIRC, they are being assembled in an IAF BRD in punjab :-?
by chiru
01 Mar 2015 22:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2753
Views: 328448

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

^^in the bottom of the image, it says the source is wiki aunty!
by chiru
27 Feb 2015 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2154
Views: 348154

Re: Military Multimedia Content

^^awesome video, if you start from 8:30, you can catch a pair of rambhas and a mig-29 a bit later.
by chiru
24 Feb 2015 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 159523

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

^^ there are 2 different versions of the standoff glide weapon , can gurus give more gyan :?:
by chiru
14 Feb 2015 00:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 404722

Re: Indian Autos Thread

RE was a good bike for it's time , today only romanticists will buy......The chaps at RE seem to have no inclination for improvement , they should have included at least a fuel gauge on that bike, only thing which has changed is engine and fuel system that too because aluminium blocks and fuel inje...
by chiru
12 Feb 2015 13:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 404722

Re: Indian Autos Thread

there is high risk of injury to the back when up righting a fully loaded bike, the rider must take stock of the situation first and then oly attempt lifting the bike. and this should be done in a calm and controlled manner.
by chiru
27 Nov 2014 16:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 39087

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

saw this today morning and was :evil:, didn't expect his from DH http://www.deccanherald.com/content/444025/return-retrograde-nationalist-dogma.html Return of retrograde nationalist dogma By Pankaj Mishra, Nov 27, 2014, International New York Times The apocalyptic Indian imagination has been enriche...
by chiru
24 Nov 2014 17:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 404722

Re: Indian Autos Thread

talking about the reliability of an enfield, some chi chi mullas in LM thread have stated that they or their friends were treated unfairly by the bike. for that i would say its Karma. I did delhi - pathankot- srinagar - kargil - leh - pangong - manali - delhi this year in june. for the entire journe...
by chiru
23 Nov 2014 10:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 404722

Re: Indian Autos Thread

Got my Thunderbird delivered on the weekend. Already done 70 kms on it. Planning to ride daily to office. Man, never have I experienced such torque. Even in traffic it does not make a difference if I am in 2 or 3rd. The pull is addictive. Had to control myself not to exceed 50 kmph speed limit duri...
by chiru
14 Nov 2014 18:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 719154

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

the new td-3 has definitely undergone a nose job, it looks thinner between the windshield and the optronics ball
by chiru
12 Nov 2014 19:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 404722

Re: Indian Autos Thread

[size=50]there seems to be a new trend of using electric motors to drive the turbo charger. ofcourse, people are depating if this should be called a turbo charger at all .but the promise is nice oomph right from low rpms and eliminate turbo lag completely. wouldn't it be called a RAM air intake ?
by chiru
03 Nov 2014 21:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 78004

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Engine failure, or engine failure tests? Could it be two different engines? One WS-13 for testing and a RD-33/93 for backup. I think the starboard engine is an RD-93, visually it looks like it. The first flight of j-31 was with rd-93, they seem to be testing the ws-13 on the port side and in other ...
by chiru
23 Oct 2014 11:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 525368

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

latest statement by the IAF One Su-30 fighter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was involved in an accident on October 14, 2014 in which both ejection seats had fired whilst the aircraft was coming in to land . The pilots were safe but the aircraft crashed about 20 Kms short of the runway . No loss of l...
by chiru
07 Oct 2014 06:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1000
Views: 184666

Re: Aircraft Recognition

Q1) It looks like a JF -17
by chiru
24 Sep 2014 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 719154

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

^^ saar, i think the photo shows that there are lots of data gathering equipment in the cabin. In the production version the entire WSI system will be controlled by the two pilots upfront and the whole rear cabin will be empty.
by chiru
12 Dec 2013 18:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 160712

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Karan M wrote:which missiles?


not sure, looked like 4 r-73s
by chiru
12 Dec 2013 15:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 160712

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

vina wrote:Sounded like YellCeeYea buzzed us folks in Bangalore this morning. I hope they put up a din-chak air display routine for the 20th Dec ceremony


I saw it bankig left with its belly on display & it had a full A2A loadout 8)
by chiru
07 Nov 2013 02:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1238118

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

OT alert One thing Modi need to do is stop behaving like Atal2. Of course he will behave like Atal 2. People should deal with it, only so much is possible. This 100% or bust type thinking has gotten us 10 years of asur raaj. can anyone tell me in brief as to what went wrong with ABV ? i was too youn...
by chiru
24 Sep 2013 18:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 719154

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

@ saje
i did spot a dark coloured chopper with a round chin, moving towards HAL, flying quiet low. i thought it was a chetak or a cheetal but it did not have the ribbed all glass front and definitely sounded different.
by chiru
06 Apr 2013 21:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 165569

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

Anujan wrote:So it took somewhat like 30 years to fix the torsion bar problems!! The project started in 1980 did it not?


there was no torsion bar to start with == hence there was no problem :((

added later:

i think i just fed a T.R.O.L.L, silly me :rotfl:
by chiru
24 Mar 2013 10:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 659578

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

if the so called joint venture would result into screw driver tech, i wont be surprised. in AI 2013 at the HAL stand, i asked them as to what exactly is their work share in the whole FGFA program, and the person there was saying its top secret stuff and upon insisting more, the gentleman was trying ...
by chiru
25 Feb 2013 12:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3032
Views: 285970

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/525641_379559265474738_811909215_n.jpg What on earth is the missile/rocket trying to do? Linked from Tarmak sir this is from the OSA-AK SAM system, this behavior of the missile is during the terminal stages of target intercept. donno why this i...
by chiru
20 Feb 2013 08:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 456823

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Two things wished for the MCA that may be futuristic in value are: :idea: 1) If the vertical stabilizer is the size that it is, then every opportunity should be taken to fill it up with fuel , to optimize on endurance when i posed the question - why are you not considering all moving V. stabilizer?...
by chiru
13 Feb 2013 09:44
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 456823

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

The AMCA has been rather well cloaked yet seems to be well thought through. Do we know what their thinking is on an engine? They should have an idea by now - not a speculated one. a senior scientist at the ADA stall said that the team is not worried as to which engine they are going to use, he spec...
by chiru
06 Feb 2013 19:48
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 29183

Re: Aero India 2013

@shiv saar

sir you have mail on bennedose at the rate of hotmail daat com
by chiru
06 Feb 2013 13:24
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 29183

Re: Aero India 2013

@ shiv saar how can i contact you? please post the benne dose address.
by chiru
04 Feb 2013 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 42964

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Folks - is there any verifiable truth to this? Hindu Women in India found raped and chopped into pieces by Muslims. an image search came out with this info In apparent gang related violence in lawless El Salvador, two girls were dismembered and their body parts deposited in black garbage bags on a ...

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