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by Venu
07 Sep 2020 14:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3727
Views: 1038768

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/i/status/1302885551528243201 In this video posted by Ananta Krishnan, after 17 secs, the plume has split into two and the one that veered off tangentially seems to be travelling much faster, though I suspect due to the viewing angle. I am sure it cannot be scramjet because it wi...
by Venu
13 Aug 2020 19:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 54719

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

... Later asked HAL to work with pilatus in doing screwdriver giri of PC-7 Do you have any source for this because the plan was always for PC-7 to be assembled by IAF. If you have noticed, I give a lot of references and bibliography in my posts to make the discussion meaningful. https://www.busines...
by Venu
13 Aug 2020 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 259
Views: 54719

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

...... ..... Now a bit of common sense about development programs. When a child is conceived, an embryo created, a fetus developed or a baby is born, IIT's dont start offering seats to it and Google doesnt make job offers to it. Because one doesnt know how the baby will turn out to be. Maybe Sachin...
by Venu
08 May 2020 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3635
Views: 1090279

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

. Harsh Vardhan Thakur on Twitter: "Thanks Tweeple. Moving forward ... He retired. But only a couple of weeks ago, when someone asked him on twitter about when he is hanging boots, his reply was something in the lines of 'always young', implying no idea of doing it anytime soon. Is it because ...
by Venu
17 Sep 2019 10:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 688
Views: 179685

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

A certain gent heading Boeing India now is the biggest impediment to LCA Navy Mk2. Any guesses which fighter he would want to see on Indian ships?!!! Retd. Rear Adm S.Ahuja? Obviously must be pushing for the Super Hornet. If true, sad that aviators who once donned the naval coat of arms are now act...
by Venu
15 Mar 2018 09:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3909
Views: 1018126

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

That's just an artifact of whatever post processing Tarmak did. Here's the actual pic. Click for higher resolution. https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/28701029_1692418574185917_2445434868507427669_o.jpg?oh=3b5ba285912815341f6519f4118bafad&oe=5B3BE673 Not visible in the higher resolu...
by Venu
09 Jun 2017 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2449
Views: 437362

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

had a chance to talk to a RR officer on leave at a family function... quick points..a) he does not think militancy situation is militarily grave..he was of the opinion that local kashmiri/hizb for all their bravado/ FB pics/ gear are not well trained for firefights...prefer to hide and do more phot...
by Venu
28 May 2017 13:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 516491

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

kurup wrote:Look at the gap between antenna cover and body ...... poor manufacturing it seems .

Unless you are being sarcastic, this Tapas article has not been fully assembled. If its eye sore for our mango eyes, it will be for the developers as well.
by Venu
16 Feb 2017 12:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4124
Views: 856190

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Nube question, the automobile industry is in the business of mass production. Which means that it can produce 100 of car's daily for an assembly line. What's the minimum number of orders that are required for a Mass production of planes. So that a 100 can be produced per year. More importantly is i...
by Venu
16 Feb 2017 12:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4456
Views: 626654

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Indranil wrote:Some more pics.

Image


Gorgeous looking plane. A little streamlining of the canopy, in the lines of NLCA canopy, will make it look perfect.
by Venu
15 Feb 2017 08:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4363
Views: 1048749

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Karthik S wrote:Isn't the launch at 9:30 AM?

9:28AM to be precise.
by Venu
13 Feb 2017 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1050640

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Neela wrote:LUH at Aero India 2017 in desert camo.

Image

Original specs for the LUH indicated two-blade tail rotor. Prototype has 4 blades.


This is a beauty!
by Venu
16 Nov 2016 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 516491

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Anantha Krishna(tarmak007 fame) says that Rustom2 made its successful first flight. God Speed!

A photo or video would be icing on the cake.
by Venu
09 Sep 2016 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4363
Views: 1048749

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Suraj wrote:Congrats to the ISRO! In the video at 28:47, for the first time I see shock diamonds / Mach rings forming out of the boosters . I don't recall seeing these before. Cool visuals!

Not new, they can be observed in the previous flights as well.
by Venu
15 Aug 2016 13:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 8303

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Jai Swatantra Bharat!

May Mother India regain her lost glory!
by Venu
17 Feb 2016 05:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 720916

Re: Internal Security Watch

RE: khalistanis and the destabilisation of Punjab A friend recently sent me a link to a Youtube channel where a young(ish) Sikh preacher based in the UK gives lectures on Sikh issues....who knows what they will be telling people in these camps!! You may want to consider informing HMO about this? In...
by Venu
01 Jan 2016 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385172

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Tejas pulled 8g and more, says one India. Take it FWIW.
by Venu
21 Dec 2015 20:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385172

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

shiv wrote:This is a fabulous video. BRF's angle of attack angst can probably be set right with this video


Even in the second video, the roll and turns are sharp, nice and smoother than what we have seen before


Waiting eagerly to see a clear and stable video from bahrain 8)
by Venu
21 Dec 2015 19:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 385172

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Apparently, someone has caught Tejas practicing the ballet over the skies of Bengaluru.
Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNoReOz-zcg
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Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KszgZnBAERM
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KszgZnBAERM[/youtube]
by Venu
07 Sep 2015 15:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread
Replies: 444
Views: 44546

Re: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread

As per NewsX, UAE is about to seize the properties of Dawood. Is it in retaliation to Pakistan's backtracking from helping UAE? or is it because of Modiplomacy? I see this as somewhere in between in the two.
by Venu
08 May 2015 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 388519

Re: Military Flight Safety

BBC reporting a pakistani military helicopter crash, killing the Norwegian and Philippine ambassadors. RIP.
(Question is what could ambassadors of two different countries doing in pakistan and to travel in a same military helicopter?)
by Venu
30 Jan 2015 08:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3962
Views: 250256

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Could there be a connection between the delayed testing and the recent ISI agent caught at the test range?
by Venu
01 Oct 2014 22:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792990

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

koti wrote:I don't like the name if it. Neither do I think Tejas is good enough. :(
I am surprised why Gandeev has never been used for anything.


Or Prachanda :evil:
by Venu
14 Jun 2014 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 817055

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

RoyG wrote:NSG are being prepared for covert operations both inside and outside of the country. We are going to need them to carry out raids on military installations and personnel.


RoyG ji, even if true, won't it be prudent to keep the info away from public domain. Not that I did not like to hear it, but..
by Venu
07 Mar 2013 13:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 282180

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

abhijitm wrote:pinaka rockets!! from MBRL! :roll:


Why :roll: ? Pinaka is an MBRL system, isn't it?
by Venu
26 Mar 2012 15:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army : News and Discussion
Replies: 1596
Views: 80497

Re: Indian Army : News and Discussion

Moral and ethical values are rarely visible today. We have an abundance of spirituality and ritualism (don't point feet towards people, take off shoes when entering house or temple which all follow, respect elders etc) but little of morality and ethics in society. Current, moral values are restrict...
by Venu
26 Jan 2012 07:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy republic day
Replies: 77
Views: 6425

Re: Happy republic day

A Very Happy Republic day!

I wish to see India growing in Strength and Prosperity.
by Venu
21 Jul 2011 08:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3952
Views: 937824

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Tarmak has broken the news first that Prahar has been tested successfully

Breaking on Tarmak007: Prahaar packs a punch, hits the target in 195 seconds
by Venu
02 Jul 2011 11:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: New Nuclear Submarine Naamkaran Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 11396

Re: New Nuclear Submarine Naamkaran Thread

How about INS Prachanda, The fiercest ?
by Venu
22 Sep 2010 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 548318

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Dont know which thread to post hence posting it here. Of late, there are rumors(?) flaoting around saying that Chinese troops has silently occupied a hill station 32 km inside the Indian border and still holding it and 13 chinese satellites have focussed all activities on Indian army movements. Also...
by Venu
06 Jul 2010 16:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1042873

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Looks like this is still work-in-progress. Undercarriage doors are missing, landing gear looks too big to be accommodated inside when up. Will it be redesigned and refined further? Did they use any special lightweight alloys to reduce the weight of the landing gear? This huge LG is only going to inc...
by Venu
02 Jul 2010 15:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 787665

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Top Maoist killed In a blow to the Maoists, a top Naxal leader, who was also CPI (Maoists) central committee member and its spokesperson, was among two ultras killed in an encounter with the Andhra Pradesh police in this district today. Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad was killed in an encounter in th...
by Venu
21 Jun 2010 19:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 792990

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

. Someone pls confirm if Abhimanyu had a son named dhruv ; it would fit so beautifully!! :) [OT Alert] Bad luck. Abhimanyu's son is Parikshit, not Dhruv :| Janamejaya, even though is a prominent name mythologically, is not a nice sounding name for an attack helicopter. If I was asked to give it a m...
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 20:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore
Replies: 110
Views: 12284

Re: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore

Still not locked. where are the moderators???

IB4Tl again and again and again :evil: :twisted: :D :) :mrgreen:
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 18:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore
Replies: 110
Views: 12284

Re: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore

Don't think so..first page nealy 38 posts. This thread has only 28 (including this). So 10 more posts needed.

Can our BR-fites BRF comrades achieve this feat? Lets see.
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 548318

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Question to the gurus.

I heard that IAF requirements say that LCA needs an AoA of 22* while LCA has clocked on 20*, till last I know.

Has the envelope been opened and the 22* requirement met?
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 18:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1042873

Re: LCA News and Discussions

If what our renowned gurus say - TVC will make a light aircrafts go out of control - is true, pilot will be busy bringing the flight under control and will finally end up losing the fight. To the contrary, if the TVC helped increasing the maneuverability and having under perfect control, then he mig...
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 17:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore
Replies: 110
Views: 12284

Re: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore

How many more posts are needed for this thread to go into 3rd page, any idea? Anyone?
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 17:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore
Replies: 110
Views: 12284

Re: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore

One more post and SathyaC will be a grown up in BR..a good example of inorganic growth in BR :wink:
by Venu
11 Jun 2010 17:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore
Replies: 110
Views: 12284

Re: Where can i spot IAF fighters at close range in Banglore

Looks like Rahul da has lost the key to lock this thread [:D]

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