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by Austin
22 Jan 2019 23:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4875
Views: 367598

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Bangalore puts technology at the core of growth strategy

http://www.janesairport360.com/article/ ... Yg.twitter
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569232

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

could be stolen also. they are stealing 24x7. Giving it away under the table and if caught was labelled as stolen was the SOP of Obama/Dems administration , Just google for the tech that Chinese have stolen/hacked during Obama era and what penalty have they paid , Compare that to DT action of holdi...
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569232

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I wonder if leftist Obama administration also gave them the YF-23 design as a partying gift barring the wings design this looks so similar to the YF-23 design
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 15:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4209
Views: 214335

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Yes ofcourse I mean GDP growth , The GDP was a typo :D

I think % wise the GDP growth is larger due to high base nominal GDP for China and because except India with lower base GDP the EU and US dont have high growth to match ? or is it some other reason
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 12:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4875
Views: 367598

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

DGCA is giving P&W and Indigo time to rectify the issue , they are rechecking some engine component after every flight and rejigging maintenance procedure. So far So good. DGCA has stopped long distance flight i.e port blair with the new NEO with P&W engine But this issue has happened multip...
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 12:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4209
Views: 214335

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

So China Global Contribution to GDP is more than USA , INdia and EU put together
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 12:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4209
Views: 214335

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

The Spectator Index


@spectatorindex
5m5 minutes ago
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Contribution to global GDP growth, 2017-2019.

China: 35%
US: 18%
India: 8.6%
EU: 7.9%
Indonesia: 2.5%
South Korea: 2%
Australia: 1.8%
Canada: 1.7%
UK: 1.6%
Japan: 1.5%
Brazil: 1.2%
Turkey: 1.2%
Mexico: 1.2%

(World Bank)
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2109
Views: 392396

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Looks like Honeywell has double the price of each engine from its 2013 quote ...Each Jag has two engine so double the cost plus integrating cost etc. HAL did no effort to increase Thrust of RR engine as they have been making these engine at its facility The only viable option is to replace Jags with...
by Austin
22 Jan 2019 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2109
Views: 392396

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Honeywell’s high cost threatens Jaguar fighter’s engine upgrade Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), which is leading the project, has written to Honeywell protesting its “high and unacceptable quote”, which HAL says will “kill” the plan to re-engine the Jaguar. IAF, HAL and Honeywell sources confirm t...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 23:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4875
Views: 367598

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

One more time with PW1100G-JM engines and NEO.........Looks like they are testing DGCA nerves :eek:

IndiGo Plane Engine Stalled Mid-Air, Flew Back To Lucknow
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 21:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3454
Views: 569232

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China Developing Fifth-gen Stealth Fighter-bomber, Says DIA https://www.ainonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/ain30_fullwidth_large/public/uploads/2019/01/plaaf_chinese_air_force_guess_this_is_called_h-18_medium-range_supersonic_stealth_bomber_using_two_high-thrust_turbofan_engine_maximum_range_...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3542
Views: 375434

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Army Eyes 3,000 Tank-Busting Missiles From France For Infantry: Report

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/army-ey ... topstories
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2933
Views: 299167

Re: International Military Discussion

That kind of hard handed approach by Israel has its own diminishing returns and such approach has lead to more violence , And Israel losses has been quite siginificant as well since October 2015 till Dec 2018 as per Israel Foreign Ministry https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/ForeignPolicy/Terrorism/Palestinian/P...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11825
Views: 752021

Re: Levant crisis - III

The following video provided by Muraselon captures the moment a Buk-M2 fired twice, reportedly intercepting two missiles fired by Tel Aviv toward Syrian territory.

by Austin
21 Jan 2019 16:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11825
Views: 752021

Re: Levant crisis - III

Some videos from SAA SAM firing and explosion

https://twitter.com/Partisangirl/status ... 5651335169
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 15:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1193
Views: 123597

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Me thinks in the next crash which can happen any where China , EU or US as due to Domino effect all will get impacted.

China will have to devaluate its currency and that will impact its nominal GDP figure perhaps significantly
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 15:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1193
Views: 123597

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China has retained the status of the second world economy in 2018 https://ria.ru/20190121/1549638664.html BEIJING, January 21 - RIA News . China at the end of 2018 retained the status of the second largest economy in the world, said Ning Jizhe, head of the state statistical office of China, on Mond...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11825
Views: 752021

Re: Levant crisis - III

Israeli airstrikes killed 4 Syrian servicemen, left 6 wounded – Russian MoD Four Syrian soldiers and wounded six others, and "partially damaged the infrastructure of the Damascus international airport," the Russian Defense Ministry has said Israeli strikes against Syria have killed four S...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11825
Views: 752021

Re: Levant crisis - III

Rush hour blast hits Damascus area, appears to be ‘terrorist act’ – state media Published time: 20 Jan, 2019 09:09 Get short URL 19 A large explosion in what appears to be a “terrorist act” rocked morning rush hour traffic in the southern Damascus suburb of Qazaz on Sunday, Syria’s SANA news agency...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11825
Views: 752021

Re: Levant crisis - III

this time more massive attack on damascus as a retliation to strike on Golan by SAA, SAA says most missile intercepted but not all , so expecting damage around damascus , need info from Russian MOD which will come later in the day. Attacks carried from Lebanon airspace and SRBM probably LORA was use...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 11:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3542
Views: 375434

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

https://ic.pics.livejournal.com/bmpd/38024980/6447964/6447964_original.jpg https://cdn.zeebiz.com/sites/default/files/2019/01/19/69421-modi-lt.PNG https://cdn.zeebiz.com/sites/default/files/2019/01/19/69419-modi-lt3.PNG https://cdn.zeebiz.com/sites/default/files/2019/01/19/69418-modi-lt2.PNG https:...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3542
Views: 375434

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

PM Modi dedicates L&T Armoured Systems Complex to the nation

by Austin
21 Jan 2019 11:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3542
Views: 375434

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

PM Modi take ride in K-9 Vajra Self Propelled Howitzer built by Larsen & Toubro

by Austin
21 Jan 2019 09:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1193
Views: 123597

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China says its economy grew 6.6 percent in 2018. That's the lowest official pace in 28 years China on Monday announced that its official economic growth came in at 6.6 percent in 2018 — the slowest pace since 1990. That full-year figure matched expectations from analysts polled by Reuters. Fourth-q...
by Austin
21 Jan 2019 08:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1741
Views: 123004

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

IAC designers would have data for 29K and Tejas so they built the Lift and other supportting system around these two types It doesn’t make a lot of sense to build only for MiG-29K sized planes and below for a ship intended to serve up to five decades. The Western philosophy had been for oversized l...
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3501
Views: 738774

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Karan M wrote:Seriously, more I see these guys attacking the LCA as it's being inducted, more I appreciate what the LCA guys had to overcome.


True , Tejas was almost slow sabotaged by IAF and put on backburner for their next imported favorite toy till Parikar came into the picture and forced reviewed it.
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1741
Views: 123004

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

IMHO Designing the Lift will not be an after thought , The design would have been frozen around the time IAC design was frozen by NDB The team would not have the data on how say Rafale or other type would perform with different payload from IAC much less any intent to buy by IN .....I mean we dont k...
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11825
Views: 752021

Re: Levant crisis - III

One more attack today by Israel but Russian MOD and SAA confirms all 5 missile fired by Israel AF at targets of Damscus Airport were intercepted. Russian Military Confirms Syria Repulsed Israeli Missile Attack https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201901201071649073-syria-attack-israel/ "Our air d...
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1716
Views: 253180

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rafale - Nature of the India Specific Enhancements (ISEs)

The 12 list of Enhancement listed in blog by Vijainder K Thakur makes me believe these Rafale purchase are primarily for Special Delivery Vehicle
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 14:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3501
Views: 738774

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Low AR winged ac have very poor tolerance of prevailing turbulence, high overall drag increasing fuel consumption, very high initial turn performance, poor sustained turn performance where drag rises very rapidly and cannot be countered by engine thrust, etc. Low speed performance is poor and they ...
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 13:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 452
Views: 111089

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

. It is altogether a more potent aircraft, reminiscent of the Northrop F 20 Tigershark. Though Yang Wei, the Chief Designer, did not have access to the F 20 he may have had opportunity to examine ex Vietnam Air Force F 5A aircraft or airframes and why not-only an arrogant fool will not “flatter” a ...
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 11:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 452
Views: 111089

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Well there are also rumours of Aliens body in Unkil lab and UFO that crashed some where
by Austin
20 Jan 2019 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5466
Views: 517845

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia to help India in 2022 space mission: Sergei Alexeyevich Ryabkov, Dy Foreign Min

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ne ... 582595.cms
by Austin
19 Jan 2019 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 777
Views: 94558

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

EbmVvmyV1SU Good to see Europe going ahead with its 5/6th Gen Fighter aircraft and UCAV program ......They are more keen on battled field integration across the spectrum over significant changes in aerodynamic capability , The FCAS resembles more like PAK-FA design including blended wing body fusel...

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