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by NRao
21 Sep 2019 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

A pertinent question to those getting excited at the prospect of having a land border with Afganistan: Indeed, the 44 lakh strong population of the sliver of territory called ‘Azad Kashmir’ is populated by a mix of Sudhans, Gujjars, Jats and Rajputs — a mix of martial groups who are hostile to Indi...
by NRao
21 Sep 2019 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2734
Views: 405827

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Car rally organised in Houston to signify India-US friendship ahead of Howdy, Modi event ANI Asian News International Houston September 21, 2019UPDATED: September 21, 2019 03:14 IST A car-rally organised in Houston, ahead of the 'Howdy-Modi' event on September 22. (Photo: ANI) Acar rally was organi...
by NRao
19 Sep 2019 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2734
Views: 405827

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If Trump delivers(?) Kashmir, India can will deliver Afghanistan.
by NRao
19 Sep 2019 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2734
Views: 405827

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

saip wrote:Trump I think is flying to Ohio after Houston to meet some other world leader. So, where is the time for him to spare to meet the beggar?


Trump, along with the PM of Australia, is opening a plant in Ohio that I believe is funded by the Aussies.
by NRao
18 Sep 2019 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2734
Views: 405827

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Vipin narang:It's one thing to state a long-standing position, it's another to have CCS ministers repeatedly state that India will revise the status quo and take physical jurisdiction of PoK. We've long assumed Pakistan is the only revisionist power in S Asia. No more? The US deep state is panickin...
by NRao
18 Sep 2019 08:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1421
Views: 196995

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Sent as suggested reading from a Major USAF (the due date has been pushed back to end of this year, with a planned AoA) Here’s the No. 1 rule for US Air Force’s new advanced battle management system The U.S. Air Force has started work on a data architecture for its Advanced Battle Management System,...
by NRao
17 Sep 2019 09:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2734
Views: 405827

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

India Today wrote:While US President Donald Trump will share the stage with PM Modi, at the "Howdy Modi!" event on September 22, he could meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly Session in New York later this month.


In the men's room.
by NRao
17 Sep 2019 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1421
Views: 196995

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Two of two: Life After JSTARS The Advanced Battle Management System could point the way toward a radically new acquisition model for the Air Force—but first, the service needs to get a better handle on what ABMS is going to include. ABMS is an open architecture family of systems the Air Force hopes ...
by NRao
17 Sep 2019 09:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1421
Views: 196995

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

One of two areas of interest: Next-Generation Air Dominance Will Rely On Data Sharing For about two decades, the Air Force has fielded both the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II — both billed as technical marvels. But what's next for the Air Force? Developing what officials call next-generation ...
by NRao
17 Sep 2019 07:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

nraoji, thanks for pointing this out...serious question, wouldnt the resolution and camera be different given the different velocities. Automated operations for such operations would require at least 100s of images for automated verification...slightest perturbations in camera can make the matrix l...
by NRao
17 Sep 2019 05:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 235
Views: 43251

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

Sept 15, 2019. Yudhaabhyas. IA and USA, Joint Base Lewis–McChord. Assam Regiment song 'Badluram ka Badan'

by NRao
17 Sep 2019 03:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

coming to the computer vision part, is it the the autonomous lander? are you sure sir? I would not bet that anything would be CV driven in the landing stage...or am i missing something...i do remember the autonomous part of lander..but would assume it would be sensor driven i would rate that as a v...
by NRao
16 Sep 2019 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 703
Views: 108008

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

India should trade Chabahar for PoK. Added l8r: There is a possible realignment that forms an axis between China-Pakistan-Iran (-Turkey-Russia). This has many implications. Especially for India. I just do not think India can remain non-aligned under this specific configuration. ?????? As an appetize...
by NRao
15 Sep 2019 03:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 703
Views: 108008

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Drone strikes knock out half of Saudi oil capacity, 5 million barrels a day Drone strikes on crucial Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom's oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply, people with knowledge of Saudi's oil operations told CNN Business. ..........
by NRao
14 Sep 2019 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Imran said in todays Jalsha that when he will come back from UNGA meeting on 27 september then I will tell you that time cross the LOC. It means POK citizen will try to cross LOC Will Indian army fire at them? if yes then kill many civilian can that will create big International crisis? The last ti...
by NRao
12 Sep 2019 08:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Looks like there is a higher thrust by the throttleable engines followed by an overcompensation. Goes back to what an ISRO scientist said about overperformance. Vikram, if I am not mistaken, was on "auto-pilot". So, for Vikram to "overperform" there should have been some inputs ...
by NRao
11 Sep 2019 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1421
Views: 196995

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

AFWERX hosted a two day gathering in Las Vegas in July. MULTI-DOMAIN OPERATIONS (MDO) CHALLENGE In some scenarios, MDOs will have less than 15 minutes to receive incoming data, orient data into useful information, make decisions, and then disseminate situational awareness to the relevant people who ...
by NRao
11 Sep 2019 09:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3795
Views: 685927

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Questions for the Economic gurus here. 1 Is not 5% growth pretty good by global standards ? Heck isin't even 4% is decent? 2 India seems to have one of the highest bank bad debt ratios in the world. It is close to 10%. Can the slowdown be explained by this ? 3 Do the ones who claim that GST is hurt...
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ever heard of talk softy and carry a Big stick? Assuming you are addressing my post/s, Yes, I have heard. In my scenario, the IN is the "big stick". And, "talk softy softly" is the IN patrolling. Only the Pakis need to know. And, when the pakis "know" the EU and UN wil...
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

NRao, jury is still out. Read "Grandma" Pravenn Swami's report . Seems to be somewhat balanced. Read something similar that Sushant Sareen and Abhijit Mitra posted on their twitter line. The situation is definitely under control, but make no mistake, its on tenterhooks and TSP is continuo...
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

What does all this mean? It means the Goldstone DSN is transmitting and receiving a signal at 2.27 GHz which may be the carrier signal coming from Vikram. However, I am sceptical as this has happened intermittently before and seems to correspond with a satellite transmitting at the same frequency w...
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

What tap? I would think a blockade, or an implied one would solve that problem. No oil. Modi addressed this topic in his speech after the abrogation of 370: India with investments, etc or a bankrupt Pakistan. Your choice. Let the IN cruise. Have fun. We seem to be over-analyzing. Hit-wicket is Imran...
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 09:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

disha wrote:Thanks to all the RF warriors trying to get a lock on C2Lander.

Hoping for the best.


In about 90 minutes.
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I think we need to nominate Hit-wicket Imran Khan for Maytag man of the year. And every year to come.
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 09:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

What does all this mean?
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ignore that it is Praveen Swami for a moment and do read. Pretty worrying scenario, hope MAD has this already wargamed and is ready to deal with it https://www.firstpost.com/india/four-weeks-after-abrogation-of-article-370-in-jammu-and-kashmir-islamists-threaten-to-seize-political-high-ground-73077...
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 02:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Try this applet:

http://www.jgiesen.de/SME/details/seDetails.htm

Complex for me. Hope it helps.
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

On cell phone, unable to post properly. An article in ToI claims a NASA payload on the lander may help. There is some tech talk in the article

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7248&p=2379135#p2379135
by NRao
10 Sep 2019 00:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3969
Views: 828990

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Nasa praises India’s moon mission, offers joint solar system Exploration .............. Space is hard. We commend ISRO’s attempt to land their Chandrayaan2 mission on the Moon’s South Pole. You have inspired us with your journey and look forward to future opportunities to explore our solar system t...
by NRao
09 Sep 2019 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1992
Views: 216476

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

UBCN,

Give them a day. 10th things should return to normal. Comms and all.
by NRao
08 Sep 2019 20:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Not to be outdone by India, Pakistan decides to ......

Mobile services were suspended in Karachi and Nawabshah on Sunday
by NRao
08 Sep 2019 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1992
Views: 246875

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-kashmir-adviser/more-than-200-fighters-trying-to-cross-into-kashmir-from-pakistan-india-idUSKCN1VS0CZ More than 200 fighters trying to cross into Kashmir from Pakistan: India Sanjeev Miglani, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 More than 200 fighters trying to cross into Kash...
by NRao
08 Sep 2019 09:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3795
Views: 685927

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

That should be rather obvious. I said that earlier in my post https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2222483#p2222483 that with abolition of GST, trucks would be saving time; and I am sure it was observed by anyone who had seen the long lines of trucks detained at state borders. It has i...
by NRao
08 Sep 2019 07:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 274
Views: 20672

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

Gen :: A general-purpose probabilistic programming system with programmable inference. Probabilistic modeling and inference are core tools in diverse fields including statistics, machine learning, computer vision, cognitive science, robotics, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence...
by NRao
08 Sep 2019 07:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 274
Views: 20672

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

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference thi...

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