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by NRao
16 Apr 2019 06:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1215
Views: 137266

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/greece-eyes-f-35s-as-f-16-replacement-457481/ Greece operates the s300..so they are not worried about that ?? Greece has had the S-300 since the 90s. And, there are other topics, between the two, that are of interest too. Greece and Russia have been close ...
by NRao
12 Apr 2019 06:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Lands all three cores and inserts sat into proper orbit:

by NRao
10 Apr 2019 09:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT Test

a) Yes, it will land exactly into "your hand" (not accounting for wind, etc. b) You know v and v0, so use v = v0 + at to compute t ( a= 9.8 ), then use x - x0 = v0t + 1/2at^^2 to get the height c) yes, the verticle speed at the top will be 0. wrt to the person on the ground, whatever spee...
by NRao
10 Apr 2019 08:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT Test

Okay .. anybody still wants to take a stab at this. if you have not seen this before it will help to understand basics of This is NOT a trick questions. Neglect air-resistance etc.. assume well-known values for physical constants like g etc. If one "threw" a "ball" ** straight u...
by NRao
10 Apr 2019 07:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Wreckage confirmed to be from crashed Japanese F-35 fighter

“We recovered the wreckage and determined it was from the F-35,” a spokesman for the Air Self Defense Force (ASDF) said, adding that the pilot of the aircraft was still missing.


The report is an hour old.
by NRao
10 Apr 2019 00:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Japanese F-35 fighter goes missing over the Pacific

Japan's first squadron of the $100 million fighter jets went operational just 11 days ago, with about a dozen of the jets forming the 302nd Squadron at the Misawa base, according to a report from The Diplomat.com.
by NRao
07 Apr 2019 07:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

New plane wing moves like a bird's and could radically change aircraft design https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_1903,c_fill,g_auto,h_1070,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F190403180324-mit-nasa-airplane-new.jpg Plane wings are traditionally strong, thick and sturd...
by NRao
06 Apr 2019 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538677

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Haji pir near the dargah and pass. Heavy defences around the place. This is one of the position. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Haji+Pir+Pass/@33.9640764,74.0837653,282m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x38e04e495a0b0599:0x47383bfaa9987929!8m2!3d33.9666667!4d74.0833333 https://www.illinoisloyalty.com/Fo...
by NRao
03 Apr 2019 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1899
Views: 357396

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

During the recent air standoff, i was just checking out various forums and saw Turkis trying to be more Paki than the Paki when it comes to India. The more interesting thing i observed from those comments is that more than Islamist Turks, secular nationalist Turks are more Pro-Paki. The more secula...
by NRao
03 Apr 2019 08:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538677

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The goal is to ensure that after the snow melts the jihadis have no good path into India.

IA, I bet, is taking over those areas that have benefited the jihadis/PA in the past.

This is not a random acquisition of territory. It is a calculated risk that the IA is taking with teh goal in mind.
by NRao
02 Apr 2019 06:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95417

Re: Indian ASAT Test

India's Anti-Satellite Test Created Dangerous Debris, NASA Chief Says "That is a terrible, terrible thing, to create an event that sends debris in an apogee that goes above the International Space Station ," Bridenstine said at the town hall meeting, which was livestreamed on NASA TV. &qu...
by NRao
31 Mar 2019 19:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Arjun, thanks for the input (particularly what course to take, otherwise it was an ocean and even with that link, one would not have made any progress. Where do you start? You cannot do all - nearly 1000-5000 hours of learning, mostly repeating and perhaps confusing). Follow up question - I see mos...
by NRao
27 Mar 2019 21:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Try this . Taja, taja. It is a huge challenge - as far as I hear (not my area of interest). Hope that helps. This is where i have a problem, our data, they refine algos and sell it to these countries as CSR, they might charge us for it Amy Webb has tried to address this real concern of yours: Who o...
by NRao
27 Mar 2019 21:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Nvidia came out with this yesterday. https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-announces-jetson-nano-99-tiny-yet-mighty-nvidia-cuda-x-ai-computer-that-runs-all-ai-models?ncid=so-twi-gj-78738&linkId=100000005468164 Nice find, thx. Here is more info: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/15297 https:...
by NRao
27 Mar 2019 21:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

UB, 1) Autonomy: as in today it is used in the legal system? * As in 180 moons ago. I just checked, they (HP Autonomy now) still have the "Litigation Readiness Archiving" and "Legal Content Management". It is an expensive product, so only large firms, that provide litigation acro...
by NRao
27 Mar 2019 08:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

UB, Not sure who you are addressing. I will take a stab at your Q. Assuming the following is the post that you are referencing, here goes: Calling all Faithphool: I have a serious interest in this dhaga. Here is my take: 1. Legal System AI can be the breakthrough technology that breaks through the c...
by NRao
27 Mar 2019 07:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

fanne, As Arjun mentioned, "AI" is too broad. And, for most of us who figured out a particular language (Java?) and made a good living, "AI" does not fit that model. AI includes Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Network Analysis (NL), Mining (Text), etc...
by NRao
25 Mar 2019 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538677

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

iff mishap


The Chinese forgot that Pakis were their friends?
by NRao
21 Mar 2019 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140890

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Impacts Indian assets. US Air Force orders review of training procedures in wake of Ethiopia Airlines crash The US Air Force chief of staff has ordered a review of training procedures for military pilots of large cargo and transport planes, including Air Force One, in the wake of the Ethiopian airli...
by NRao
17 Mar 2019 21:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 6108

Re: Shri Manohar parrikar condolence thread

Many have redirected. Very few in the right direction. MP was one such rare being.

RIP
by NRao
07 Mar 2019 11:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538677

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

villagers are all clear on one thing, they heard explosions. so unless the ones that fell outside exploded and ones that holed the roof all did not explode.... Sir that could be even sonic boom. If I remember clearly from the circulating clips the villagers reported loud explosive noise not flashes...
by NRao
21 Feb 2019 06:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

This may impact India: Glencore to limit coal production after pressure from investors The commodities trader Glencore has bowed to pressure from shareholders, including the Church of England, to limit coal production for environmental reasons – days after reporting that it produced nearly 130m tonn...
by NRao
21 Feb 2019 06:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Climate change: How do we know? https://climate.nasa.gov/system/content_pages/main_images/203_co2-graph-021116.jpeg This graph, based on the comparison of atmospheric samples contained in ice cores and more recent direct measurements, provides evidence that atmospheric CO2 has increased since the I...
by NRao
20 Feb 2019 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 242
Views: 38419

Re: Aero India 2019

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by NRao
19 Feb 2019 02:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Feb 4, 2019 :: European colonizers killed so many natives it changed the climate Europeans invading the Americas caused so much death and destruction that they warped the planet’s climate. Colonizers killed off 56 million people across North, Central and South America within 140 years of arriving o...
by NRao
19 Feb 2019 01:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Mar 24, 2017 :: What Really Turned the Sahara Desert From a Green Oasis Into a Wasteland? 10,000 years ago, this iconic desert was unrecognizable. A new hypothesis suggests that humans may have tipped the balance Archaeologist David Wright has an idea: Maybe humans and their goats tipped the balanc...
by NRao
18 Feb 2019 12:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Texas Grid Operator Reports Fuel Mix Is Now 30% Carbon-Free January 23, 2019 Texas may be the center of the U.S. oil and gas industry, but the latest data shows that the state's competitive energy market is increasingly favoring clean energy over fossil fuel alternatives. New information from state...
by NRao
18 Feb 2019 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Texas wind generation keeps growing, state remains at No. 1 As wind technology has advanced, the cost of electricity generated by wind turbines has fallen by about one-third since 2010, according to the Energy Department. In Texas, the growth in wind energy has come as coal-fired power plants have ...
by NRao
12 Feb 2019 09:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Jan 12, 2019 :: DeSantis (quietly) acknowledges threat sea-level rise poses to Florida After eight years of Gov. Rick Scott degrading science and dismissing climate change, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he will appoint a chief science officer to deal with “current and emerging environmental ...
by NRao
12 Feb 2019 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Perchance happened to be around for this: Jan 14, 2019 :: Long Beach says sea-level rise will bring dire flooding to some neighborhoods “Residents can continue living on Naples and the Peninsula for several decades as long as you’re willing to experience occasional flooding,” said Jerry Schubel, a m...
by NRao
12 Feb 2019 08:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 750
Views: 57213

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Feb 11, 2019 :: The Feds are spending $48 million to move his village. But he doesn't want to go. But still this land, settled by Native Americans when they were forced from their ancestral areas onto the Trail of Tears nearly two centuries ago, is disappearing. Rising seas, s ubsidence and erosion...

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