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by Baldev
12 Dec 2014 11:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3937
Views: 430320

Re: Indian Railways Thread

has somebody seen new high speed bogies on engines in link below
http://www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in/works/uploads/File/MP.0.49.00.21_.pdf
by Baldev
29 Mar 2014 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3513
Views: 576817

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Russia is returning the rust bucket Foxtrot to the UN (Ukranian Navy),but the sailors are staying with Russia. Here is a report on the 4th Kilo sub for Vietnam, launched ,after the order was placed in 2009.Vietnam will get all her 6 Kilos before Indian gets its first Scorpene ordered a decade earli...
by Baldev
09 Feb 2014 22:07
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defexpo India 2014 : News Discussion & Pictures
Replies: 77
Views: 9051

Re: Defexpo India 2014 : News Discussion & Pictures

NRao wrote:
The surface paint job or finishing didnt look great either

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The IA should, still, buy them. Perhaps with far more comfy seats.


Are these guns newly built with ToT or just the chasis for the gun has been replaced with arjun chasis for already existing guns.
by Baldev
15 Sep 2013 17:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 791455

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

if chinook fulfills all requirements compared to bigger helos(mi26,ch53k) even exceeds them then what causes americans to invest in ch53k?
by Baldev
11 Sep 2013 12:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 791455

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

pradhan mantri ji ki sarkar suggesting to common people that don't buy gold,petrol station closed during nights,do's n don'ts for common people to save indian foreign reserves but 83 million for each helicopter doesn't seems too much to him.
by Baldev
21 Nov 2011 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 722339

Re: LCA News and Discussions

with 6th pay commission salaries of govt employees have been increased by 2.5 times so according to this a freshly hired scientist with bachelor degree would earn no less than 30-35 monthly. which is more than enough to afford a car. not to forget that the retirement money also increased by 3 times ...
by Baldev
28 Apr 2011 01:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 453753

Re: Indian Autos Thread

ok can someone tell me if a used bike is imported in india which has ran about 5000km and which is costing 3000 dollars US how much import duty i have to pay
by Baldev
28 Apr 2011 01:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 453753

Re: Indian Autos Thread

seems to be a higher powered bro of the old bajaj chetak. in general high powered scooters have no found success in india - kinetic tried it with some piaggio models but didnt work. nobody is interested in chetak type scooters - bikes rule the roost. scoterettes are used by ladies and girls only. t...
by Baldev
26 Apr 2011 09:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3776
Views: 453753

Re: Indian Autos Thread

does anyone knows of this new scooter from LML,its got 200cc engine with fuel injection n i love it http://www.lmlitalia.com/pdf/schede/schedatecnica200Eng.pdf http://www.lmlitalia.com/moduli/scooter/caratteristiche.php?idlinea=15 11.6 horsepower at 6500 rpm 15Nm torque at 4250 rpm nice thing if lau...
by Baldev
25 Mar 2011 17:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937100

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Hi After the Libyan crisis, looks like the SAM coverage has to be much more robust than available with us (Assuming Libya has s125 pechora).I had few doubts What should be the technology to concentrate on to protect our airspace and moving columns? Looks like SAM sites are going to be history since...
by Baldev
24 Mar 2011 09:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1001583

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Shtil-1 is an area defense SAM and chances are you will have more then one ship defending your fleet so 5 threats will have to deal with multiple Shtil-1 ,Barak-1 ,AK-630M ,EW/ECM and Decoys (Soft Kill ) all of them working in an integrated manner ,so a threat will have to deal with multiple defens...
by Baldev
23 Mar 2011 18:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1001583

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

its because of they make khichdi frigate,gas turbines from america,sensors weapons from russia,israel,europe and then take 10 years to build. Indian Navy are the best system integrators in the world , its a magic wonder they could integrate systems from east,west and indiginous ones on a single shi...
by Baldev
23 Mar 2011 09:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1001583

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

CAG hits out at delays in indigenous warship projects its because of they make khichdi frigate,gas turbines from america,sensors weapons from russia,israel,europe and then take 10 years to build. even then no good to save it because of single arm SAM launcher being too slow . to handle multiple air...
by Baldev
21 Mar 2011 21:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 85706

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

I'm surprised there isn't more of a discussion here on how the SA-2 and SA-3 missile defence Libya had amounted to absolutely nothing against the Tomahawks. What does that mean for India against the Babur? The first thing the coalition forces do is to take out the radars. Minus the radars those mis...
by Baldev
19 Mar 2011 18:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937100

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I think the payload makes the difference... Consider payload of 300Kg for Brahmos v/s 50 Kg for K 100 Novator... Also, Akash has range of 25-30 Km and weights over 700 kg... whereas 70km MRSAM has range of around 275kg(if i m not wrong), but Akash a payload of 60kg... dont know of MRSAM Gurus might...
by Baldev
19 Mar 2011 08:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1585759

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

a collection of hi-res pictures ... Tank-EX http://www.aame.in/2011/03/india-tank-ex-wallpaper.html ... This looks to be from some Republic Day parade. Any ideas which year this was taken? http://lh4.ggpht.com/_E3J9ye0fv2s/TYLwwbtwMpI/AAAAAAAACvQ/MeWPuDr3At0/20110305-Indian-Army-Main-Battle-Tank-EX...
by Baldev
19 Mar 2011 07:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937100

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

AOA 25 yrs in the making, Army inducts Akash NEW DELHI: Indian armed forces are going in for a huge induction of the indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems to counter the threat posed by enemy fighters, drones and helicopters on both western and eastern fronts as well as protect &quo...
by Baldev
17 Mar 2011 20:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1001583

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

any news on P15? where its gone.
by Baldev
17 Mar 2011 17:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 652522

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

Fact is: with a little forward planning and support for in house engineering and development, army would have had a better tank than current arjun (working with drdo or whoever). Instead all throughout the 90s and 00s all an army officer could say about arjun project was: "biggest failure of i...
by Baldev
12 Mar 2011 01:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3310
Views: 525657

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

In the case of IA, local development is seen as an enemy for reasons that have been discussed over and over. The IA and the IAF therefore really do not allow for local development to take hold. So some of the criticism does need to be on DRDO but a lot must also go on the services. The services sho...
by Baldev
11 Mar 2011 00:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1001583

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

SNaik wrote:Vikram, mooring trials. Photo by Oleg Kuleshov.
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what is that circular drum on the top and what purpose it serves?
by Baldev
11 Mar 2011 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937100

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

akaash is heavier because of half of the length is occupied by ramjet engine http://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/English/bnews/jan08/akash1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://3-b-s.eu/javelin-missile-youtube-p-464903.html&usg=__WtNIsxJw3bq_PRsFRNmyOc9fJTI=&h=445&w=653&am...
by Baldev
10 Mar 2011 16:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 889307

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Baldev, it hardly seems like it can fit even a 500 mm dia radar antenna in that tiny radome. Remember, for the antenna to be able to swivel, the clearances required alone would need a radome more than 500 mm dia and that one just about seems to be around 500 mm or less. That data on the Osa-2 reall...
by Baldev
10 Mar 2011 09:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 889307

Re: Indian Military Aviation

So why on earth should the two seat trainer version of an aircraft also carry the definitive radar equipment? thanks Andy..but that is one really tiny radar and really hardly useful except for maybe self-defence and training. The article claims that an Osa-2 radar was used and considering the size ...
by Baldev
10 Mar 2011 07:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 889307

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Does anyone know if the MiG-29UB trainers of the IAF will be upgraded with radar or will they simply get newer avionics and the strap on dorsal tank? The difference will be that a MiG-29UB (upgraded ones called MiG-29UPGB?) with a radar will be truly combat capable jet instead of being blind and on...
by Baldev
08 Mar 2011 21:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 722339

Re: LCA News and Discussions

This the same argument I remember for Arjun Tank. Army did not ask for 60 ton tank. But, the specifications led to 60 tons. =========================== The radar weight calculation is something we need to work on. Zhuk is 200 odd and elta is just 100 kg. Someone has an idea? as you all know nothing...
by Baldev
08 Mar 2011 08:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4208
Views: 820864

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

CL-20 based lgbs will weigh 1/4 compared to lgbs with other explosives this means a typical lgb with cl-20 explosive weighing 125-150kg will have impact of 500kg lgb which has other explosive.
by Baldev
08 Mar 2011 02:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Technical Information & Link Repository
Replies: 55
Views: 26535

Re: Technical Information & Link Repository

tu142 anti submarine system
http://dc252.4shared.com/download/egbA1 ... 3-9c8b0c46

same magnetometer may be installed on il38sd to detect submarine at the depth of 800 meters.
by Baldev
08 Mar 2011 01:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 914060

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Because we're paying approximately $102 million per aircraft and this cost was rationalised by speculating that the Strategic Forces Command would be the intended recipient of the aircraft. It was also speculated that the SFC would want air-launched Brahmos support and that would explain the high u...
by Baldev
07 Mar 2011 19:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 722339

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^^ If i have to guess the clause they are citing ,it is pretty much common to any deal ( nothing to do with TOT which is something different ) right from Mirage to Sukhoi to MMRCA , which is any structural modification/upgrade done on aircraft will be done in consent and co-operation with OEM , fa...
by Baldev
07 Mar 2011 01:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937100

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

drdo should develop anti radar missile as well.
by Baldev
06 Mar 2011 23:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 640272

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

I cannot under stand why Navy wants a new fighter , why cannot they stick with Mig-29k or work with Russians to develop Block 2 version of it, sure will be cheap and easy to operate and maintain ,unless IAF and MOD have already decided to go for F-18 or Rafale and Navy is just there with "Me T...
by Baldev
06 Mar 2011 22:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 640272

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

BAE Systems targets £6bn India fighter deal Few days ago i was wondering when Brits are struggling to train pilots ,how they can afford JSF The irony is that Britain no longer has aircraft carriers. It will be at least ten years before new British carriers are built, which will carry US-made Joint ...
by Baldev
06 Mar 2011 22:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 914060

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

BrahMos is a good missile ,but we have seen Russians dragging their Yakhont when ever their is possibility of a export , Indonesia is a prime example where BrahMos lost out, even in PAk-FA and FGFA case Russia will try to convenience buyers to go for all Russian Fighter to that they don't have to p...
by Baldev
06 Mar 2011 19:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 914060

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

NRao wrote : Told you. Not even the FGFA will be enough. Next stop, for India, should be the AMCA. Stupid Russian behaviour. It's because of India that the Su-30 is so successful, it's like biting the hand that feeds you. I can only hope that the IAF, MoD and the Indians who consider Russia as God ...
by Baldev
06 Mar 2011 19:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 745043

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Libyan Su-24 downed by RPG launched by rebel But according to Maharj, as the fighter-jet made a first pass over Ras Lanuf, and then a second, a young man simply picked up a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, took aim and fired, scoring a direct hit. in another case a person first time on anti aircr...
by Baldev
06 Mar 2011 05:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937100

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Dr. Gollakota, Project Director of the Astra programme speaks about Missile Technologies, especially those relevant to Indian Missiles - spends a fair amount of time speaking about Astra - poor audio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgMY2Wt6VaI Good informative video, but the original is 30 minutes s...
by Baldev
05 Mar 2011 00:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1001583

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

in this picture i see no rear seat or its a single seater is this right??
http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/NAVY/Gall ... 4.JPG.html

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