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by D Roy
28 Oct 2014 14:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Media role in contempt and derision about India
Replies: 504
Views: 19852

Re: India Media role in contempt and derision about India

x-post from Sanskrit thread.

A response to Ananya Vajpeyi's recent article in 'The Hindu' on Sanskrit Studies.

http://swarajyamag.com/featured/enemies-of-the-tongue/
by D Roy
10 Feb 2013 11:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 684603

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

the reactor is an indigenous design and has indigenous innovation in it as confirmed multiple times by DAE. it may be similar in vintage to older generation soviet designs. All PWRs are at some level quite similar to each other. But that doesn't make them copies of each other. And I don't think anyb...
by D Roy
10 Feb 2013 10:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 684603

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

the reactor is indigenous.

And it has given BARC the confidence to develop 700 MWe pressurized water reactors which will be unveiled later in this decade.
by D Roy
09 Feb 2013 12:26
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 26985

Re: Aero India 2013

I have a different take here. Given the nature of their work DRDO people have to be tight lipped. they can't really say anything beyond explaining what is being displayed at their stall. for that they need DPI clearance. It is actually a high point of India that some of them still talk to other youn...
by D Roy
07 Feb 2013 00:06
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 445532

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

the enemy fighter destroyed in that video is also interesting.
by D Roy
06 Feb 2013 22:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Interesting that brahmos II has an almost 2D intake and is very similar to what America is planning as an evolution of the X-43A. But then you guys would be happy to note that the LRASM-B looks a lot like some ramjet missiles you guys like. At the end of the day these vehicles can't end up looking t...
by D Roy
06 Feb 2013 15:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 178049

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

Chini log are very clever. They will never let xtianity be used to meddle with them again. the ****** writing the above article does not know that dealing with xtianity or rop is nothing new for the Han. After the taiping rebellion of the 19th century the chinese have no interest in letting the angl...
by D Roy
05 Feb 2013 00:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 157851

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Please do not bring the F-313 into this discussion. "stealth" RC models are not to be discussed here.
by D Roy
03 Feb 2013 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 315712

Re: Indian Interests

Bharatiyata is about the innate divinity of *all* women. Where is the question of just equality? In Indian tradition the woman is a site of prakriti. And that must be the central theme and the ideal India must aspire to where we appeal to the brighter side of our soul. This is what Gandhi did with r...
by D Roy
03 Feb 2013 19:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 315712

Re: Indian Interests

Case 1. Protecting the three women is a much more important duty as per Dharma and Bharatiyata as each women is herself a temple where the deity resides. It is not for nothing that the sanctum sanctorum is called the Garbha Griha and is built as per tantric agamas which lay down the rules by which t...
by D Roy
03 Feb 2013 09:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 199038

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

they are equipped with klubs which can be fired submerged.
by D Roy
02 Feb 2013 18:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Yes really. Their peer affiliation - a common techno-scientific endeavour for India's strategic security. Their macro affiliation - Indian. Their *really* isn't any need or scope for identifying any other "ethnic markers" in that event. And if you are indeed an Indian you will understand t...
by D Roy
02 Feb 2013 12:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

no skin of my nose.


At least not yet. not yet.
by D Roy
02 Feb 2013 12:03
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Don't get smart on me.

unwarranted mention of "ethnicities", another unwarranted reference to "aryans". and hinting at "political constructs" when discussing Indianness.

Hmm. The only phenotype I recognize in you is Pakiness.
by D Roy
02 Feb 2013 11:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

ethnic groups?

I see only one ethnic group - Indian.

Speaking only one language - Indian.

And if anybody here with ideas of "rakshaking" India hasn't got that down straight should seriously consider doing something else.
by D Roy
27 Jan 2013 19:52
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

it means that you can fire this missile from deeper ***** :wink:
by D Roy
27 Jan 2013 19:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4022
Views: 182943

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

booster separates.

and main solid rocket motor takes over.
by D Roy
18 Jan 2013 23:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2154
Views: 342504

Re: Military Multimedia Content

new type of launcher? do you mean the launch tube assembly or the carrier vehicle? As far as the carrier vehicle is concerned the ones in the video are still on Tatra. Tata motors has a new 12 x 12 solution for the Prahaar which was shown in def expo last year. BTW the army day parade this year was ...
by D Roy
14 Jan 2013 15:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 635342

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

oh that's a sensor integrated aerostructure configuration that generates lift as well as houses an sensor array.

a load bearing structural array.
by D Roy
08 Jan 2013 22:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 155520

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Gabriel V is a possibility.

this missile brings new littoral attack capabilities to the table.

and MF-STAR can be used for vectoring it.

our dialogue with the israelis on naval offensive and defensive systems is pretty close.
by D Roy
05 Jan 2013 18:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 150465

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

there are actually 330 million gods or 33 crore. Westerners often make this mistake.
by D Roy
27 Dec 2012 12:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 635342

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

they are moving beyond AS-15 derivatives. In any case CJ-10 numbers may be in the 300-500 range already. On the BM front, check out the DF-16 here http://www.aviationweek.com/Blogs.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3A27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Pos...
by D Roy
27 Dec 2012 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 635342

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

China is slowly but surely becoming a master of concurrent ordering :mrgreen: - something they accuse India of all the time. They are heavily reliant on Russia and are basically lobbying to have the EU ban lifted. this is of course something the chicom posters here won't care to admit. While on one ...
by D Roy
25 Dec 2012 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 155520

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

cold launch from canister.
by D Roy
24 Dec 2012 23:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 155520

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

400 km ARM can be air-launched Prahaar no?
by D Roy
24 Dec 2012 22:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 155520

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

from our ITR specialist. one note though - there aren't three different versions for different altitudes. That data just pertains to what intercepts are possible at what altitude and range for Mk-1 India on Saturday successfully test-fired a reconfigured version of its beyond visual range (BVR) new ...
by D Roy
24 Dec 2012 18:43
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 199038

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Wokay.

GSL has released a picture of the INS Saryu.

http://www.goashipyard.co.in/control/fi ... U.jpg.jpeg
by D Roy
22 Dec 2012 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II
Replies: 4265
Views: 217341

Re: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -I

What ****** oil dependency? And people talk about journalism in the west including some Briturd loving types on this forum. The Americans get double the amount of oil from Canada compared to what they buy from the Saudis. mexico and Venezuela together supply more oil to America than the Saudis. The ...
by D Roy
19 Dec 2012 23:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 199038

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Those ships were *designed* from the ground up to sport those weapons. The Saryu class has been optimized for something else. It is not simple plug and play.
by D Roy
19 Dec 2012 17:32
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 199038

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

it's not as simple as plug and play. The CG of these ships will be but one consideration in up arming them. I am sure tsarkar can elaborate on the feasibility of such a proposal.
by D Roy
19 Dec 2012 13:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China: Positive Military News
Replies: 144
Views: 6166

Re: China: Positive Military News

No wonder they are hell bent on getting bollywood movies shot in China. The PLA has decided this is one business segment too lucrative to pass up. They'll provide everything, 7.62 mm blanks that bring down targets that are beyond sniper range, remote controlled tanks with fake concierge crews. Hell ...
by D Roy
18 Dec 2012 13:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 450765

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Ravi_g A few kilometres up from solang even the Manali-leh road becomes Class I only. It is right now being widened to Class II level. I am acutely aware of such roads having travelled in both buses and cars on them for days on an end. Like I said. It's not unobtanium. it has already been demonstrat...
by D Roy
18 Dec 2012 01:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 153266

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

M-30?

do you mean 130 mm M-46?
by D Roy
17 Dec 2012 19:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 587508

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=90497 The missions planned by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in the next one year include - 3 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles, 1 Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, 2 Communication Satellites, 1 Earth Observation (Ocean) Satellite, 1 Mete...
by D Roy
16 Dec 2012 22:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 450765

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Dont want to starve our men of eqpt while unobtainium is mined.


It is not unobtanium. FH-77 mobility in those places has already been demonstrated. 52 cal is not that much longer ( at all). I will leave it here.
by D Roy
16 Dec 2012 16:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 587508

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

mainly a fact list It isn't even that. It's a poorly pieced together list of numerous omissions and commissions. No mention of RISAT-I, failure to note that the Mars mission is next year itself. Insinuations about Chandrayaan-I when it was obviously in the *right* orbit to have accomplished one of ...
by D Roy
16 Dec 2012 13:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 450765

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

and how many cities do we have in Ar P? or in Ladakh.

Project vartak demonstrated that you can transport quite a bit along the srinagar-Leh highway.

Korea is mountainous as well.
by D Roy
16 Dec 2012 11:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 155520

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Absolutely,

IRNSS will be rolled out soon as well. IRNSS-I is scheduled for launch in 2013 itself.

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