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by Vashishtha
09 Sep 2019 07:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1888
Views: 201686

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Don't think it can be "intact" - hard to believe. ISRO has used thermal imaging to spot it. That is the official position AFAIK.


Yeah that's why I said to take it with a grain of salt. Slim chance it survived imho
by Vashishtha
09 Sep 2019 06:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1888
Views: 201686

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

https://twitter.com/Madrassan_Pinky/status/1170609817850793984?s=09

ISRO sources confirm lander found intact 500m from landing site. Considering it's ABP news, take it with a huge grain of salt until official confirmation.
by Vashishtha
23 May 2019 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 112546

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Pannelists are consoling rajdeep on indiatv :rotfl:
by Vashishtha
23 May 2019 04:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 510256

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Long time lurker and I rarely post.

But, the meltdown at r/india is epic! Good ol-fashioned entertainment for those who have trouble sleeping.

Reddit Exit Polls thread
by Vashishtha
02 Dec 2018 06:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3090
Views: 345431

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Be prepared to puke. Political Scientist Receives Research Fellowship in India He seeks to understand whether Hindus in India are becoming secularized as the country industrializes and its people attain greater access to jobs, education, and medical care. He focused his research on two Indian states...
by Vashishtha
18 Jul 2017 01:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5555
Views: 487069

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Strategicaeroresearch is run by some hardcore boeing fanboy. His previous articles were verified bs and pulled from his own musharraf. The whole a350 v 787 for ek rumor circles are getting too tiring now... The 380 isint going extict anytime soon and price wise both A359/10 and 788/9 are extremely c...
by Vashishtha
16 Jul 2017 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 755072

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Couldnt agree more. Got up close with the specimen at AI17 and the finishing work on the wing-body fairing panels looked bad. A fellow aerospace engineer with me pointed out the significant -ve effects it would have on the overall drag coefficient... Hoping this was improved in the later prototypes ...
by Vashishtha
15 Jul 2017 21:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 755072

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Structurally it is same whether engines are mounted underneath or over. The main advantage of this design is reduced risk of FOD
by Vashishtha
20 Dec 2016 01:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 879320

Re: Levant crisis - III

“At a time and place of own chosing“?

We shouldve bought the copyrights to that line. Revenue opportunity wasted.
by Vashishtha
17 Nov 2016 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 755072

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Is the pic of LCA Navy in camo on brf fb page real or photoshopped?
by Vashishtha
11 Oct 2016 01:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 627305

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

Kindly explain why you make this claim - Where has IAF abandoned Tejas? With only 100 firm orders for what was supposed to be replacing over 200 Mig 21's. It sure looks abandoned to me. Don't get me wrong mate, I love the airplane and been following its development over almost a decade. I'm dishear...
by Vashishtha
10 Oct 2016 21:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 627305

Re: Indian Single Engined Multi Role Fighter with Transfer of Manufacturing Technology

How do you guys expect any export orders for LCA when IAF itself abandoned it?

Writing is on the wall. LCA has been killed before its even born. I am afraid the same saga will repeat with the AMCA too.
by Vashishtha
30 Sep 2016 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 279708

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Not a single word from the PM and the two press meets by the army were also postponed. Its been 2 days almost

Very very weird.
by Vashishtha
25 Sep 2016 08:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 156902

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

^^we need to get our own house in order first and fast before going around the world and “convincing“ people about TSP.

Certainly, a state a sponsor of terrorism cant be the “Most Favored Nation“ of the worlds largest democracy... Its idiotic.
by Vashishtha
24 Sep 2016 08:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 237160

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

DDM repeating like monkeys that this is the first fighter acquisition by the IAF in 20 years!!

Guess SDRE LCA does not count as a “fighter“ for our media...
by Vashishtha
22 Sep 2016 15:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 72026

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Okay finally managed to reach someone in DGMO. He says the situation is the same - army not involved in deliberations for response which are lead by Babus. Nothing being done except babus rebutting every option saying there can be a retaliation. They want 0 retaliation solutions which are impossibl...
by Vashishtha
22 Sep 2016 01:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 156902

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

Someone should start a hashtag #WeDontKnowJackShitYetSoShutTheHellUpAndDOntGoOverboardWithTheRhetoric


Exactly.
A few bunch of tweets from unverified sources and the whole brf goes gaga. Thats what 30 years of inaction have done to us.
by Vashishtha
20 Sep 2016 06:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 72026

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Since the “We will hit at a time and place of our chosing“ statement is out. Can we close this thread?

Show`s over
by Vashishtha
17 Oct 2014 13:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 167813

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Even if it is just 1000 km in 70 mins, it's supersonic, isn't it?


No.. 1000 km / 70 mins is approximately 230 m/s. since the missile travels quite close to the GL, the speed of sound can be taken as 330 m/s.
Therefore, the average speed of the missile for that 1000 km track is Mach 0.72.
by Vashishtha
16 Oct 2014 13:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 237387

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

4 are required if you need the altitude of the receiver also, right? True, 1 sat will position you on a sphere . 2 sats will position you on an arc where the spheres intersect. 3rd sat will position you on 2 points within the previous arc, one of which is in space and the other is you. 4th sat will...
by Vashishtha
16 Oct 2014 02:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 237387

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Now that atleast 3 sats are in place, can ISRO start testing the system and get an initial "feel" of desi GPS?
by Vashishtha
25 Sep 2014 01:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 122100

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

India Spacecraft successfully arrives at mars Science and security Mangalyaan carries five instruments to study the planet’s geology and evolution, and to look for methane, a signature of life. Some observers however view its scientific objectives with caution. “Some of this is hyped up and overstr...
by Vashishtha
24 Sep 2014 20:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 122100

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

So when should we be expecting the first images from the Mars Color Camera(MCC) ?
by Vashishtha
20 Sep 2014 21:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 122100

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

But more seriously there used to be something said about the usage of lasers to power spacecraft with giant mirrors on them. They were said to have steadily increasing acceleration entirely regardless of the mass of the spacecraft. Those are called Solar Sails.. They use the energy of photons bounc...
by Vashishtha
03 Sep 2014 15:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 148091

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Tejas, Saras,Dhruv.LCH, Sukhoi Superjet,PAKFA,MTA


I was under the impression that the Saras project was put in cold-storage/discontinued...
by Vashishtha
25 Aug 2014 22:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 229356

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

How about attacks on specific facilities/personnel posed as "peace-hating" terrorists who want to "destabilize relations" between "peace-loving neighbors"...
They said it first! Why not use their strategy against them?
by Vashishtha
18 Jul 2014 02:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 116982

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

Not to mention the fact that Putin's plane would probably be escorted through Ukrainian airspace as well as carry its own counter-measures...
by Vashishtha
16 Jul 2014 23:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 17353

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

I dint understand the decision to take NSA Ajit Doval to the BRICS meet. Were any issues regarding national security/terrorism discussed?
by Vashishtha
15 Jul 2014 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 506772

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

^^Yeap, this will be the first batch after the service is made mandatory.
by Vashishtha
04 Apr 2014 16:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 237387

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

There is a bit of residual thrust the 3rd stage keeps imparting onto the vehicle even after 'burn-out' ...
by Vashishtha
18 Sep 2013 01:01
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1138961

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

M. Joshi; If you are upset with that you should read the op-ed of some khaleej times writers. U'd be shocked. :)
by Vashishtha
10 Sep 2013 20:41
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1138961

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Breaking: NM will be declared PM candidate for BJP on the 13th. Trying to rope in LKA to make the announcement..why does that remind me of Been bajaana in Padosan..?


Source?
by Vashishtha
05 Sep 2013 12:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1138961

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

end of story ???


Even RG doesn't have any 'intentions' to be PM... Nothing new...
by Vashishtha
14 Jul 2013 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 156079

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Then you have no idea how GTs are used in industrial applications. Think I wasted 4 years at college. Watching Youtube would've cut it :) Who says you need to add that power turbine to a spool? It's just an add on. But then this is why I chose college over youtube. Apologies if I did not use cleare...
by Vashishtha
14 Jul 2013 03:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 156079

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Good find vik. Now read the authors comments below, the LM1500 is a 'gas generator', to derive any useful power it has to be connected to a power turbine on a separate spool which more or less reiterates what I just said. Think of it this way: Gas Generator + Afterburner + Nozzle = Jet engine Gas Ge...

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