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by navneeet
02 Sep 2019 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2180
Views: 256773

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

September 2, 2019 Chandrayaan-2 update: Vikram Lander successfully separates from Orbiter The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter at 1315 Hrs IST today (September02, 2019). The Vikram Lander is currently located in an orbit of 119 km x 127 km. The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter co...
by navneeet
02 May 2019 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1459
Views: 416677

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

And now it sits majestically outside the DRDO Bhavan
by navneeet
20 Apr 2019 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1811
Views: 165624

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1119501269289394176 Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba: Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, INS Vikrant is undergoing outfitting at Kochi shipyard Ltd. Its harbour acceptance trials are in progress & sea acceptance trial will commence in the later half of this year; It will b...
by navneeet
20 Apr 2019 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2098
Views: 470073

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1119501269289394176 Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba: Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, INS Vikrant is undergoing outfitting at Kochi shipyard Ltd. Its harbour acceptance trials are in progress & sea acceptance trial will commence in the later half of this year; It will b...
by navneeet
11 Oct 2018 22:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1257
Views: 219373

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

The crew escape rocket had separated along with the strap on boosters. Likely they jettisoned the service module before the re entry.
by navneeet
11 Oct 2018 15:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1257
Views: 219373

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

57 Soyuz MS-10 Launch

Booster failure.

crew landed in ballistic trajectory

live stream at https://youtu.be/lA1xMthK7-Q
by navneeet
26 Aug 2017 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4004
Views: 625764

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Govt downgrades ranks of defence officers, civil-military rift may widen This is an old report. The matter was raised in Rajya Sabha :- 1477 Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :- (a) whether Government in its letter No.A/24577/CAO/CP Cell dated 18 October, 2...
by navneeet
07 May 2017 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 928
Views: 161532

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Pakistan Army claims to kill 50 Afghan soldiers ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani army said today it has killed over 50 Afghan soldiers near the border between the two countries, as tensions between the two forces escalated after clashes earlier this week killed 10 Pakistani civilians. Read more at: http://...
by navneeet
13 Apr 2017 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1152470

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China flays India's counter bid to claim Tibetan medicine A Chinese official has criticised India for staking claim over the legacy of ancient Tibetan medicine by filing a competing bid with China to declare it under UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list. Read more at: http://economictimes.ind...
by navneeet
24 Jan 2017 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2968
Views: 366564

Re: International Military Discussion

The Trident SLBM also fails. http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/23/europe/trident-missile-failure-theresa-may/ Britain's Sunday Times newspaper reported that the missile veered towards the US coast, but the US official told CNN that this trajectory was part of an automatic self-destruct sequence. The o...
by navneeet
26 Oct 2016 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4341
Views: 246445

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

AFAIK, Aerb has the technology. its quite simple, a conveyer belt moving across a window with the gamma source. the speed of the belt and the size of the window decide the dose- higher doses for sterilization, and progressively lower doses for killing pests, retarding growth/ sprouting / increasing ...
by navneeet
25 Sep 2016 18:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 130208

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

The Mars Atlas by ISRO http://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/article-files/pslv-c25-mars-orbiter-mission/celebrating-one-year-of-mars-orbiter-mission-orbit-release-of-mars/Mars-atlas-MOM.pdf The press release http://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/article-files/node/5223/isro-lta_release_m...
by navneeet
25 Sep 2016 18:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 854571

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

The Mars Atlas by ISRO http://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/article-files/pslv-c25-mars-orbiter-mission/celebrating-one-year-of-mars-orbiter-mission-orbit-release-of-mars/Mars-atlas-MOM.pdf The press release http://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/files/article-files/node/5223/isro-lta_release_m...
by navneeet
25 Sep 2016 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4009
Views: 854571

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO to perform key manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter next year CHENNAI: With the Mars Orbiter Mission completing two years, ISRO today said it will be doing a "major event" of effecting a manoeuvre on the Orbiter next year to reduce the impact of an "eclipse duration" to allow the spac...
by navneeet
22 Sep 2016 09:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 583690

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

In many parts of the country, the Revenue year (for land revenue purposes) is 1st October to 30th September.

Also, if I am not mistaken, the trader community celebrates the new Vikram Samvat on the night of Diwali.
by navneeet
25 Aug 2016 10:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 308480

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Following up the story.. due to some technical problem take off postponed.

http://epaper.rajexpress.in/Details.asp ... d=67791024
by navneeet
25 Aug 2016 10:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 308480

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

link from a vernacular paper. It seems the pilot is a Bhopali, and would take off after a night halt :-)

http://epaper.bhaskar.com/detail/?id=10 ... view=image
by navneeet
01 Mar 2016 08:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Buried deep in the budget docs is a token princely sum of Rs. 0.1 cr for Space Docking Experiment!
by navneeet
19 Feb 2016 22:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

ISRO successfully conducts hot test of Cryo CE 20 engine http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/science/isro-successfully-conducts-hot-test-of-cryo-ce-20-engine/articleshow/51060286.cms ISRO today successfully hot tested 'Cryo CE 20' Engine for a flight duration of 640 seconds, The test was compl...
by navneeet
17 Feb 2016 21:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2565
Views: 111055

Re: Physics Thread.

from PIB Cabinet grants ‘in-principle’ approval to the LIGO-India mega science proposal The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ‘in principle’ approval to the LIGO-India mega science proposal for research on gravitational waves. The proposal, known as LIGO-In...
by navneeet
14 Feb 2016 22:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 583690

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Why, ask the Govt folks themselves, NTPC, NHPC, Neyveli Lignite and others, and also PFC and others, and ask how much outstandings they have on their books from the state electricity boards and how they manage to collect (if at all .. hint, answers will be restructurings, periodic bailouts of SEBs,...
by navneeet
30 Oct 2015 16:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/navigation-satellite-system-by-march/article7821248.ece Navigation satellite system by March A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), said here on Thursday that the constellation of seven satellites comprising the ...
by navneeet
14 Apr 2015 08:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4004
Views: 625764

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Around 26 mins, talks about paring of the proposed MSC, and the haste in which the decision was taken by the previous govt.
by navneeet
09 Dec 2014 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Isnt it still black http://isro.org/gslv-mkiii-x/Imagegallery/launchvehicle_images/gslv-mkiii-x-5.jpg http://isro.org/gslv-mkiii-x/Imagegallery/launchvehicle_images/gslv-mkiii-x-4.jpg from the isro link. http://isro.org/gslv-mkiii-x/Imagegallery/launchvehicle.aspx This one ain't black....
by navneeet
09 Dec 2014 21:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Another interesting thing.. The passive cryo stage was painted black in the mockup, like in GSLV D5, but the passive stage in this flight is painted white like the rest of vehicle.
by navneeet
09 Dec 2014 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

It's an old pic. circa December 2012. ISRO had assembled a GSLV Mark III on the Second Launchpad. You may find it in old forum posts here

http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5056&p=1377566&hilit=GSLV+mockup#p1377566
by navneeet
08 Dec 2014 07:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

SRE-1 was an orbital flight of 12 days duration before re entry. It had on-board rocket motors for maneuvering & deorbiting. The current flight is only to test the first & second stages, and the integrity of the vehicle during atmospheric phase. remember, we have lost one GSLV due to this. A...
by navneeet
08 Dec 2014 00:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250428

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

I think this has more to do with the crew capsule not having the usual maneuverability. This being a sub-orbital flight, the module would be separated from the adapter, and straight away crash to earth like a stone. Methinks in the final human rated configuration, the crew module would be rotated 18...
by navneeet
06 Dec 2013 08:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740061

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Ok It says that the internal trials of the Desi bofors 'Dhanush' are complete. More than 100 rounds were fired in balasore range.hit targets 38 km away. The fifth prototype manufactured by the GCF was tested for two weeks, ending first week of Dec. issues relating to auto loading in previous prototy...
by navneeet
06 Dec 2013 08:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 740061

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

http://epaper.patrika.com/c/2023710

news about desi bofors in a vernacular newspaper
by navneeet
22 Aug 2013 16:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 162906

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

NRao wrote:I was never there. :roll:

You can fix a location on the ground in relation to any moving object and take it from there. There is a common "scene" between the two - if you look carefully.


you are missing the shadows on the runway...
by navneeet
25 Nov 2012 12:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 168785

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

vAyRhIH-9cE wX7NCLTqQ_w courtesy: http://livefist.blogspot.com/ The second video is interesting. Especially if viewed frame by frame on 0:23 seconds. The actual interception. the point to note is that two dots approach from top (presumably the target), a slower dot (presumably the interceptor) expl...
by navneeet
04 Jan 2012 10:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 819737

Re: Indian Military Aviation

by navneeet
07 Dec 2011 10:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3959
Views: 939707

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

America's Shadow State in Pakistan http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/12/05/america-s-shadow-state-in-pakistan.html Within the ISI, America’s most reliable ally has been the spy service’s division known as the T Wing. “We’ve been trying desperately for the last 10 years to build elements of...
by navneeet
20 Nov 2011 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 656308

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

In The Indian Express this morning. China now rehearses capture of Tibet passes http://www.indianexpress.com/news/china-now-rehearses-capture-of-tibet-passes/878174/ “first joint actual-troop drill of the PLA air and ground troops under information-based conditions in frigid area with a high altitud...

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