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by NRao
21 Mar 2019 06:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

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: 5331

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: 3822
Views: 396868

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 238
Views: 34835

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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: 747
Views: 55509

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...
by NRao
01 Mar 2018 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1584
Views: 225582

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Austin wrote:Video of Engels Airbase for Strategic Bombers ,Unfortunately not in English




Click on "CC" to enable closed captions and then click on settings (the gear) and select auto translate from Russian to English.
by NRao
28 Feb 2018 22:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 208334

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

It is very important for us to have ADA focus on AMCA and MK2 will be a huge distraction. Looks like they have two separate teams, one for the MK2 and another for the AMCA (which, if true, is really great). Two quick observations: * The AMCA effort is relocating to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (that per ...
by NRao
28 Feb 2018 03:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3930
Views: 570309

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Feb 28, 2018:: India Moves Forward With Purchase of 6 More Apache AH-64E Attack Helicopters ...... The six AH-64E Apache helicopter gunships are reportedly slated for delivery in 2020 after the completion of an initial order placed in 2015 for 22 AH-64Es and 15 CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters...
by NRao
28 Feb 2018 01:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

What Does Future Of USAF Battle Management Look Like? ORLANDO, Florida—The U.S. Air Force is redefining the way it executes a key mission, battle management command-and-control, in response to a growing threat from China. Central to that effort is developing a next-generation “advanced battle manag...
by NRao
27 Feb 2018 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1159
Views: 126637

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

brar_w wrote:LH9ekTIC8yY


Thanks!!

AI (my fav).

Third offset and Maven? Nice. Maven for DTTI? Seem like a good fit - for another thread.

BTW, the months it took to figure out the "bugs" in the F-35 code, is now down to a few seconds - for the same code set, with the same bugs.
by NRao
26 Feb 2018 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Weapons To Defenses, U.S. Military Spending On Hypersonics Grows There is no line item conveniently labeled “SR-72” on which to hang the Pentagon’s renewed interest in hypersonics, but a comb through its fiscal 2019 defense budget request shows an uptick in funding for high-speed weapons and a shif...
by NRao
26 Feb 2018 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

USAF Speeds Next-Gen Fighter Family, With Eye Toward China ORLANDO, Florida—U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, armed with the biggest infusion of cash for research and development the service has seen in years, is looking to pivot from the counterterrorism fight in the Middle East to preparin...
by NRao
26 Feb 2018 08:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Long Distance Chinese Navy Deployment - Analysis
Replies: 52
Views: 5499

Re: Long Distance Chinese Navy Deployment - Analysis

India cannot keep quite now.

Kept quite while the nuclear deal went through. Made limited noise in POK. This is unacceptable.
by NRao
26 Feb 2018 05:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 452842

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Do not know if this is the right thread, but here goes ...........................

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by NRao
25 Feb 2018 18:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1159
Views: 126637

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Subscription. Industry Reinvesting In R&D After Dearth Of Spending R&D will be a major theme of the defense budget for FY19 that is expected to presented later today (in about 10 minutes). Of note, the USAF will be seeking more money for R&D in FY19 than it will for procurement. Next ge...
by NRao
25 Feb 2018 08:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 452842

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

There is a hot section in a civilian and a military engine. The two divisions within the same company do not share that info. The civilians are not even allowed to visit the military side. And if and when they have to - for whatever reason - the convo has to be recorded on a formal form and submitte...
by NRao
25 Feb 2018 06:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 452842

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

With the cancellation of the SEF, the Parrikar era is officially over. The NS era has started - reset. And, the April 2nd week will provide us with which direction it is headed. Modi's last visit produced One small observation, if it has not already been posted here (apologies). AMCA HQ will be in C...
by NRao
24 Feb 2018 20:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 452842

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

I meant further improvement on the F414-INS6 version. Of course GE can incorporate the changes/improvements to their main F414 product line as well. I will also add that the chances of previous post happening is very less. That is exactly what the JV via DTTI had in mind. Improve on the GE F414 INS...
by NRao
22 Feb 2018 16:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4627
Views: 814414

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

So is this a possibilty for AMCA, what would be the weight of the improved Kaveri K9, can 2 improved Kaveri with combined dry thrust of 146Kn, power an empty weight AMCA weighing about 8 tonnes with 3.5 tonnes of fuel and 1.6 tonnes for 4 aam's and 2 bombs in internal bay still supercruise? By when...
by NRao
22 Feb 2018 07:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1953
Views: 253612

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

British defence industry body downs shutters in India Feb 21, 2018. Even as New Delhi and London talk up the importance of their “strategic partnership” and exchange top-level political visits, the UK defence industry is thinning out from India. Business Standard learns that the UK defence industry...
by NRao
22 Feb 2018 01:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Any pointers on this satellite? spacex.com February 2018 PAZ Mission Mission Overview SpaceX is targeting a Falcon 9 launch of the PAZ satellite to lowEarth orbit on Wednesday, February 21 from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The instantaneous launch o...
by NRao
21 Feb 2018 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3302
Views: 409421

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

The data sheet (posted above) reports that the F414 Enhanced Engine (F414 EE?)is a 116 kN thrust class. I doubt this is the same engine that was envisioned via the DTTI - which was a 110 kN thrust class. The EE is entirely GE effort. The DTTI was expected/supposed to be a "JV". For what it...
by NRao
20 Feb 2018 22:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

China and Europe love SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy rocket. Does NASA? When SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket debuted this month, China’s aerospace community was mostly envious, noting that their equivalent rocket, the Long March 9, would not be ready for another decade. One story in state media observed th...
by NRao
20 Feb 2018 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 915
Views: 123923

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

SpaceX to use a net boat called ‘Mr. Steven’ to recover next rocket fairing https://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/dwa8opgv4aaa5r-jpg-large.jpeg?w=685&zoom=2 SpaceX is all about reducing the cost of launching things into space, and right now one of those costs it think it can elim...
by NRao
20 Feb 2018 18:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4627
Views: 814414

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Neela wrote:Saurav Jha ( read from bottom to top )



$1 billion a year, for about 5 years. Do not see an alternative to that.

All engine Labs are a failure until they produce a certified engine.

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