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by Krishnakg
05 Mar 2020 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2477
Views: 570230

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

They are most definitely NOT using drone swarms I agree with you, in your correction of me using the word "drone swarm". Precisely defined, drone swarms are “multiple unmanned platforms and/or weapons deployed to accomplish a shared objective, with the platforms and/or weapons autonomousl...
by Krishnakg
04 Mar 2020 16:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2477
Views: 570230

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Turkish UAV's destroyed a Russian-made BUK-M2 (SA-17) medium-range air defense missile system as the regime attempted to pull it out of the conflict zone in Saraqib. https://t.co/H3jZ7QFBCQ Earlier, Turkish armed UAV's destroyed another Russian-made Pantsir S1 (SA-22) air defense system which had an...
by Krishnakg
24 Aug 2016 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter

A.I. DOWNS EXPERT HUMAN FIGHTER PILOT IN DOGFIGHT SIMULATION In the military world, fighter pilots have long been described as the best of the best. As Tom Wolfe famously wrote, only those with the "right stuff" can handle the job. Now, it seems, the right stuff may no longer be the sole p...
by Krishnakg
27 Dec 2014 21:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 267455

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

Delay in LCA FOC, is due to time taken for Cobham, in developing both IFR probe and the Quartz nose Radome, low rate of production & delivery and subsequent test flights to be done. Interesting reads below. http://www.cobham.com/media/917782/cob_m09_composite_technologies_fa.pdf http://www.cobha...
by Krishnakg
08 Oct 2014 23:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 259186

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

I don't know why it doesnt get into your head that the F 18, with its high wing loading, is not suitable for the hot and high conditions that are present at Tibet. It doesnt cut the mustard. Simple as that. Because that statement is incorrect. Simple as that. @GeorgeWelch, 60 years since the renown...
by Krishnakg
20 Sep 2014 11:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 259186

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Surprisingly enough, neither of those are in Ukraine either. "Surprising" indeed ! that you feel interested in plight of Ukraine. But, in the war against terror, you have not done anything against the main perpetrators of 9/11. ( aka Saudi's and Pakistani's) to qualify to talk about Ukrai...
by Krishnakg
20 Sep 2014 11:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3957
Views: 259186

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Philip wrote: What did they do in the Ukraine? Not sending armored troops across the border and shooting down airliners for one. Reply to GeorgeWelch, Please remember Iran Air Flight 655, an Iran Air civilian passenger flight from Tehran to Dubai. On 3 July 1988, the aircraft operating this route w...
by Krishnakg
26 Jun 2014 23:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 267455

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

LCA uses Aluminum Lithium alloys specifically in tail and wing leading edges http://www.aame.in/2012/12/use-of-composites-in-india-aircraft.html Suggested reading for more in depth knowledge, and check the authors :) http://www.france-metallurgie.com/index.php/2014/01/12/aluminum-lithium-alloys-pro...
by Krishnakg
11 Jun 2014 03:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 759628

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Fifth-generation fighter T-50 caught fire on the airfield in Zhukovsky http://videocdn.itar-tass.com/width/744_b12f2926/tass/m2/uploads/i/20140610/3757525.jpg Serial 055 was the latest prototype but seems to share recurring engine issues. After MAKS incident, this time right engine was on fire, and...
by Krishnakg
24 Jun 2013 08:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 273295

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Insight into development process of LCA, Avionics and Weapons System (AWS) mission computer software.

http://www.bitsoftsystems.com/mydocs/Avionics%20Mission%20Computer%20Case%20Study.pdf
by Krishnakg
14 Jun 2013 10:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Recent post in Strategypage. For two decades now military organizations have been increasingly using commercial game software as a basis for training and planning simulations. One of the latest efforts is a war game, for training boarding parties. This is used by sailors from NATO countries serving ...
by Krishnakg
08 Apr 2013 00:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5222
Views: 336847

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^^ Well thought out, series of candid posts by "Karan M". Your contributions to the topic and forum are appreciated.
by Krishnakg
24 Oct 2012 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 214046

Re: Aircraft Recognition

^^^ Sara's twin push engines are aerodynamic and well rounded, definitely "outstanding" I say. 8) 8)
by Krishnakg
24 Oct 2012 07:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Yes, for combined arms capability, Battlefield 3 is a better fit. As the earlier video says, Call of Duty is being used for Infantry level tactical training and area familiarization. I had to go look up Battlefield 3 vid on youtube , I watched this video http://youtu.be/9UwOrl036_A to know what you...
by Krishnakg
23 Oct 2012 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Yes, for combined arms capability, Battlefield 3 is a better fit. As the earlier video says, Call of Duty is being used for Infantry level tactical training and area familiarization.
by Krishnakg
23 Oct 2012 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

http://bcove.me/3j757yys Value of gaming in training ! Implemented with 6 consumer grade gaming PC's, hand held controllers, headsets, Call Of Duty game SDK, Geo specific data model, 6 LED monitors, 28 LED video wall monitors, couple more desktops for monitoring the game environment. Low cost effec...
by Krishnakg
22 Oct 2012 19:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 319277

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Some of the BR jingo's need to reign in their horses and learn to observe civility in public forums. BR attracts worldwide audience both participating and non participating. One doesn't need to agree to what others write, but you can express your disagreement without stooping to degrading the other ...
by Krishnakg
26 Sep 2012 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Interesting article based on aspirations, setbacks and bottlenecks of creating a net enabled warrior. http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/army-data-network-war/all/?utm_source=Contextly&utm_medium=RelatedLinks&utm_campaign=Previous http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/dangerroom/2012/06/net...
by Krishnakg
04 May 2012 00:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 752145

Re: LCA News and Discussions

There is a world of difference between saying, there is a need to do an integration of systems from multiple vendors and using a defined bus standard to do it in response to a specific problem like the deficiency in the Jaguar and the systematic building of such competencies methodically as part of...
by Krishnakg
24 Nov 2011 07:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

War gaming centre to prepare IAF for global operations India is setting up a war gaming centre for its air force to enable the aerospace power train for warfare anywhere in the world by simulating scenarios at the strategic and operational levels. The Delhi-based War Gaming Centre (WGC), as the Indi...
by Krishnakg
20 Aug 2011 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Video games and simulation software designers have for years tried to make players feel like they are really part of the action. As graphics and sound have improved a greater sense of realism is now possible but beyond the pretty pictures and rumbling soundtrack, how immersed in a virtual version of...
by Krishnakg
08 Aug 2011 09:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 759628

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

This article is informative and revealing in more than one way... However, more important for both Russia and India is New Delhi's proposed Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft, a modified version of the Sukhoi T-50. India's rising stature as a political and military power has led it to build on its lo...
by Krishnakg
14 Jul 2011 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3713
Views: 800166

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

P-8I news update by Boeing "A new maritime patrol aircraft is taking shape in Seattle, Wash. Boeing employees there are building the P-8A Poseidon for the U.S. Navy and its variant, the P-8I, for the Indian navy. The aircraft are on track to be fielded by the U.S. and Indian navies in 2013. The...
by Krishnakg
13 Jul 2011 23:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 595917

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Pics of Eurofighter refueling over Libya. The refuelling operation was above the Mediterranean sea as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) Unified Protector operation over Libya. Deploying probes from their noses to connect with the hose some 7,600 meters (25,000 feet) above the sea...
by Krishnakg
12 Jul 2011 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Stuxnet - Cyberweapon: Incredible true story and brilliant piece of reporting by Kim Zetter, on Wired. The article traces back and pieces together the fascinating story of the most advanced cyber weapon used till date. Of interest and of note is, that 3700 of the infected machines were in India, and...
by Krishnakg
03 Jul 2011 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

rVWqMjaQA7A See how immersive training technology is helping soldiers experience real world, but in a training environment. _Lj2BtpOszE This 4 year old video features Soldiers utilizing actual FCS systems in training experiment 1.1. The video shows training with various hardware, software and robot...
by Krishnakg
03 Jul 2011 10:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: My experiences in covering conflict
Replies: 32
Views: 6415

Re: My experiences in covering conflict

Thank you Vishnu. A very good and engaging read.

You may be interested in going through this link.

http://dartcenter.org/files/reporting_war.pdf
by Krishnakg
28 Jun 2011 08:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Pentagon's advanced research arm tackles cyberspace http://www.dawn.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/pentagon_virtual_firing_range_01543.jpg Lockheed Martin employees are seen at work in November of 2009 in the company’s NexGen Cyber Innovation & Technology Center, which monitors internet threats,...
by Krishnakg
10 Jun 2011 16:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

Continuing from the first post of the topic, The US Army's New Dismounted Training System has an extraordinary degree of realism, including everything from footprints and disturbed vegetation to varying kinds of precipitation, lighting, sound effects and more. CryENGINE video provided courtesy of Re...
by Krishnakg
10 Jun 2011 15:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Re: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfigh

A classic book, (Men Against Fire) by a man called SLA Marshall was a "first of its kind in the world". Although the findings were later criticized, Marshall interviewed thousands of US GIs immediately after battle in WW2 to see what they had done and he discovered that only 20-25% of men...
by Krishnakg
08 Jun 2011 23:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter
Replies: 50
Views: 7795

Gaming, Simulation and other tech for the NexGen warfighter

A series of articles will be posted to enable fellow BRF'ites to understand cutting edge tech developments in gaming, simulation and wearable networked personal computing, as the Next Generation War fighters evolve. June 7, 2011: The U.S. Army is spending nearly $60 million to build the DSTS (Dismou...
by Krishnakg
31 May 2011 10:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 816647

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Thank you Gakakkad, Gaur, Shiv, Manum, Gurneesh, Hnair, Surya for your thoughtful insights and pointing out deficiencies in my comment, You would probably be interested in knowing through your current chaiwallas about the latest at computer gaming at ARTRAC, Mhow and EME, Secunderabad. Lastly, lets...
by Krishnakg
31 May 2011 00:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 816647

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

According to GamePro, the United States Army is funding one hell of an advanced military simulator, and they're going to utilize something familiar to gamers: Crytek's CryEngine 3, the same engine that was used to power Crysis 2. This new combat simulator will cost $57 million, but it'll give soldie...
by Krishnakg
29 May 2011 01:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 816647

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Please do a simple google search before posting such comments. Nobody is talking about dhoti or langot shivering, its about virtual combat training, scenarios, battlefield situational awareness, team skills and enhancing combat reflexes. I know what I am talking about, because I have core competenc...
by Krishnakg
28 May 2011 17:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 816647

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

catchup with what, video games on laptops with still having a straight serious face? How dumb one can get to simulate a life like scenario on 15 inch lenovo laptop... And forget I wont name the virtual environment situations... Have you ever seen a simulator? What you call it a video game? I mean f...
by Krishnakg
28 May 2011 08:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 816647

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Glorious Revolution: Chinese army develop first-person shooter game http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1388867/Chinese-army-PLA-develop-military-game-Glorious-Revolution-shoot-U-S-troops.html Glorious Revolution, which is used as a training tool for People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers, pit...
by Krishnakg
27 May 2011 09:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Part 2
Replies: 3977
Views: 595917

Re: India selects Typhoon & Rafale for MMRCA shortlist - Par

Here's a little something to enjoy while flying around in circles...

Bird & Fortune on the Eurofighter

Enjoy.



Thank you Jaeger,
Absolutely Hilarious ! Incisive and rib tickling commentary on the EF ! :rotfl:
Bird & Fortune on the Eurofighter
by Krishnakg
29 Apr 2011 07:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist
Replies: 1324
Views: 202675

Re: India selects Typhoon and Rafale for MMRCA shortlist

Vishnu's program on the MMRCA is on the NDTV website now. LINK : Dog Fight for India Coming from an organisation like NDTV, very surprising to see that there has been absolutely no background research or simple fact checking done before broadcasting this 22 minute video. There were gaping holes, wr...
by Krishnakg
16 Sep 2010 11:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 975375

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

An Interesting and informative discussion is on at strategypage.com, relevant to this forum. The discussion is already at 7 pages length and minus the usual derailing and potshots at each other, gives an insight into UAE evaluation/requirements for Rafale and comparison with other peers in the conte...
by Krishnakg
23 Aug 2010 07:48
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 705331

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

It's surprising that in 43 pages of current thread of Possible Indian Military Scenarios, none of the scenarios have reached endgame/conclusion. Case of storytelling losing steam midway ? Awaiting continuation and completion of existing scenarios before writers take up new ones.

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