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by Pratyush
31 Mar 2020 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Not exactly correct, as the the 23 liter chamber is still utilised in various 52 cal SPH such as the K-9, or the PZH2000. NATO JBMOU complaint. SPG cannot utilise 25 liter chamber, to overcome the recoil will need proper arty carriage or Vehicle so heavy it will need 2 engines to travel. https://de...
by Pratyush
31 Mar 2020 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

IIRC, BiPap machine is for sleep apnea. Don't know how effective it will be for dealing with CCP virus.
by Pratyush
25 Mar 2020 09:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Then I hope that people remember the Gorshokov.
by Pratyush
25 Mar 2020 09:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Why not just order additional p75 boats??

It's not like the Russians can supply boats faster than new built boats form Indian yards.
by Pratyush
21 Mar 2020 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711079

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

MRSAM and SFDR? https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/2020/mar/20/drdo-puts-off-flight-test-of-two-missiles-2119194.html BHUBANESWAR: The threat of novel coronavirus has cast a shadow on flight testing of at least two missiles that have been jointly developed by India in collaboration with...
by Pratyush
21 Mar 2020 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Gurus, would the management of Corona like symptoms change in pregnant women? 2 of my extended team members are on maternity leave (one very close to her due date) and are having an intensely harrowing time just thinking about the consequences. Prevention is better than cure at the moment. Let's ho...
by Pratyush
21 Mar 2020 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

KLNMurthy wrote:
Q to docs:

Is there some concern about lasting lung damage, even if one survives?


Not a doctor. But lung damage is being detected in recovered cases.

It's too early to conclude if it is permanent.
by Pratyush
21 Mar 2020 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1547
Views: 291158

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/32669/air-forces-gray-wolf-program-tests-game-changing-small-low-cost-jet-engine Potentially a revolutionary development as it will make possible to develop longer ranged powered SDB type missiles possible or the decoys to mimic flight profile of jet aircraft to...
by Pratyush
21 Mar 2020 13:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4192
Views: 742687

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Lohit wrote:By taking this as an early indication of NaPaks intent and junking their credit rating and outlook into zimbabwe/iran territory.



As long as 4fathers exist. I will not worry about Pakistani credit rating.
by Pratyush
21 Mar 2020 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 355
Views: 98058

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Trickle orders ... long gaps in production! Last Arjun Mk1 delivered in 2012 ... First Arjun Mk1A delivery occurring in 2022 ... A decade has gone by between orders of 124 and 118 units. Too few for the indigenous R&D and ecosystem investments. At this point I am surprised that it is getting or...
by Pratyush
20 Mar 2020 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Given the stupidity displayed by people in this time. It's only a matter of time that containment will be defeated.
by Pratyush
19 Mar 2020 11:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

‘Political vendetta’: Goa ex-minister refuses quarantine over coronavirus fears Now what to say about such people's politician ?? Francisco “Mickky” Pacheco was one among 43 passengers on board the Dubai-Bangalore Air India flight. It later became to the knowledge of authorities that a 67-year-old ...
by Pratyush
16 Mar 2020 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

John wrote:Why do you guy bother replying to Philip,



He is on my ignore list. But when others respond to him. I can see what they are responding to. So I can't really escape from his posts.

This was a blatant mis statement. So had no choice but to set the record straight.
by Pratyush
16 Mar 2020 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

IAF was never offered backfire. It was offered the blinder. IAF after evaluating the aircraft rejected the offer.
by Pratyush
14 Mar 2020 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421441

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The GoI has reacted quickly. Those having medical insurance policy in India, covering hospitalization, may note that IRDA has instructed the insurance companies to include the medical cover for COVID 19 irrespective of the type of policy. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ES0v04xU8AErPKS?format=png&n...
by Pratyush
13 Mar 2020 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://healthalerts.stanford.edu/covid ... revention/

Just checked the Stanford page on the disease. It's a fake.
by Pratyush
13 Mar 2020 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Stanford hospital board internal message. The new Coronavirus may not show sign of infection for many days. How can one know if he/she is infected? <snip> SHARE WITH FAMILY and FRIENDS IMO This is NOT from Stanford. It's not a genuine message. Request Mod to delete it, unless there is some indicati...
by Pratyush
13 Mar 2020 20:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2625
Views: 610907

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Manish_Sharma wrote:https://m.timesofindia.com/india/hc-stays-navys-elf-radar-project/articleshow/74597080.cms

HC stays Navy's ELF Radar Project



WTF is this??

What has given the judiciary the authority to intervene in the project?
by Pratyush
13 Mar 2020 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ES7b3zOU4AAqqiq?format=jpg&name=900x900 The actions of the relatives and it's repeat accross the country are most scary as this is the most effective way of breaking quarantine. Even if a single exposed individual is missed he can be a potential source of infection.
by Pratyush
12 Mar 2020 17:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1773
Views: 246373

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

^^ Maybe my writing skill are not best, but I never stated they are pushing hard for F-35. Let me rephrase it - US is pushing hard India to buy F-15/16/21 and what not from the older generation. India will consider only fifth-gen fighter, the moment US offers F-35 - India will get interested. But t...
by Pratyush
11 Mar 2020 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586754

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Social justice warrior aka Lunatic leftists Now the Lunatic leftists foreign policy wonks are asking for Arms sales ban to India. That is why India's relations with US should always be transactional and we should never be India's dominant arms sales partner. They will back stab India depending on t...
by Pratyush
11 Mar 2020 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study
Replies: 5
Views: 2777

Re: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study

ATK’s PGK: Turning Shells into Precision Artillery

In addition to the earlier post on the systems of the western armies. A detailed write up on the rational for the PGK and the cost constrains presented by Excalibur.
by Pratyush
10 Mar 2020 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The Kerala trio, needs to be named and shamed.
by Pratyush
08 Mar 2020 14:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421441

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Unjust does it mean illegal??

What about the property damage done by the "peaceful protestors"
by Pratyush
07 Mar 2020 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 712
Views: 197836

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Harshal Pal is definitely trying hard but nowhere near as good as the rendering that Kuntal Biswas has done so far. His are near perfect renderings. Yup, Kuntal is the gold standard. But Harshal also should be encouraged. The more the better. May their tribe prosper. Don't know how many of you reme...
by Pratyush
02 Mar 2020 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

sooraj wrote:Italian tourist tests positive for #coronavirus in Rajasthan, samples sent to Pune for confirmation.


At this point can how many people in India would have been infected by this one Italian.

And how many those Indians will infect?
by Pratyush
26 Feb 2020 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421441

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

When I read the anguished posts on the forum I am reminded of a certain field marshal making the comment that the Hindu moral will not stand more than a few blows.

Be strong and rest assured that action will be taken.
by Pratyush
24 Feb 2020 11:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3849
Views: 421441

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

you got to hand it to Modi. He is one that makes people take a side and take it quickly.
by Pratyush
24 Feb 2020 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Nam,I recall reading technical papers that 45 calibers was optimum for the 155mm for the chamber of the 1970s era guns. So Dhanush 45 is based on the chamber volume of Bofors. To get to52 calibers you need higher chamber volume. The ATAGS has that. Not exactly correct, as the the 23 liter chamber i...
by Pratyush
22 Feb 2020 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711079

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Indranil, What does it take to develop a hellfire class missile? How does Helina compare to Hellfire? Not Indranil, but will take a stab at it. Most of the components already exist. In terms of warhead and the missile flight control laws and the related actuators. The air frame and the related cont...
by Pratyush
20 Feb 2020 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4151
Views: 306236

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Remember the previous statement from the tspians that they will not be evacuating citizens due to solidarity with PRC.
by Pratyush
20 Feb 2020 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Common guys. Yes the ATAGS is clearing trials. But is in no where near quantity production. If they wait it will be 2025 before IA starts seeing the guns in quantity. besides the IA requirement is over 3000 guns. This is half the order. So plenty for the domestic production. Weighing all the pros a...
by Pratyush
20 Feb 2020 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Guys, please chill.

I am no longer active on twitter. But the RM can be contacted on twitter and asked if the news is correct.

No?
by Pratyush
19 Feb 2020 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 711079

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

NASM seems to be very loosely inspired from Popeye.

I thought that Sudershan was a cancelled program due to post launch tumble.
by Pratyush
19 Feb 2020 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

If it is infact a lifafa article then the RM or official spokesperson should come out and deny it, also officially cancel it. Going by the track record (Ka-226, Russian frigates etc.), next time Nut&Yahoo visits we may see this signed as a "friendship" deal. The ka226 was a parallel a...
by Pratyush
19 Feb 2020 08:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

I think that we are getting our chaddis in a bunch for no reason. If you pay attention to Elbit and it's reporting in the Israeli stock exchanges. They have not reported about this to the stock exchanges. Which I believe to be a regulatory requirement for the company. Also this is the second time in...
by Pratyush
18 Feb 2020 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 923
Views: 236120

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

How is L1 even applicable for product categories that has been designed by DRDO and also for weapons that are available in India.

PS: this ATHOS news is a Lifafa.
by Pratyush
16 Feb 2020 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1076
Views: 197367

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

^ Not sure if that was meant for me If it was, then are you suggesting using block rather than question inaccuracies ? No saar, just a general comment. As I have learnt over my stint on the forum that some individuals have no ability to be corrected. Engagement with them is an excercise in futility...
by Pratyush
16 Feb 2020 19:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1076
Views: 197367

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Guys there is a block function in the forum. Please utilise it.

It's the best way of not getting banned.

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