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by Austin
22 Feb 2017 13:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 1810
Views: 252939

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

From DRDO Chief Interview What is the update on the UAV programme? Design of Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) Ghatak is coming up very well. The dry engine of the Kaveri will power Ghatak. The second aspect is stealth. If you look at the shaping of the existing UCAV like B2 it is designed in such ...
by Austin
22 Feb 2017 13:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 3104
Views: 416614

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

From DRDO Chief Interview to FORCE Mag on Kaveri program DRDO has not directly taken any offsets so far. Presently, Rafale has an offset clause, and DRDO has been asked to fill it up. We are specifically talking of the Kaveri engine’s last mile problem. We are running the five Kaveri engines that we...
by Austin
22 Feb 2017 12:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3693
Views: 65210

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Neshant what do you think about this Jim Rickards Interview ?

James Rickards: China Disaster to Trigger Gold Run

by Austin
22 Feb 2017 09:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Bheeshma wrote:DRDO ppt shows this image anyway

http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/thre ... wat.64217/

Look at the A-6 throw weight in the slide . :D


Nice find , The original presentation video seems to have been lost though :-?
by Austin
22 Feb 2017 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 359
Views: 31586

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Toilets WAS indeed a problem, like everywhere else in India. But, mind that it was way better than the previous years. I would also venture that the temporary facilities were as good as similar temporary facilities anywhere. The only issue was, they were a bit far to walk and a bit less in number (...
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 359
Views: 31586

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Good Pics of AI 17

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by Austin
21 Feb 2017 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4088
Views: 310667

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria

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by Austin
21 Feb 2017 20:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 6606
Views: 215580

Re: Levant crisis - III

Operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria

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by Austin
21 Feb 2017 18:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4088
Views: 310667

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Testing New Types of Weapons by the Russian Armed Forces in Syria

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by Austin
21 Feb 2017 18:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 6606
Views: 215580

Re: Levant crisis - III

Testing New Types of Weapons by the Russian Armed Forces in Syria

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by Austin
21 Feb 2017 17:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4481
Views: 273076

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Thank God that Christianity faith is rising in Russia and Prophecies Of St Seraphim Of Vyritsa is Coming True

How Russia Became the Leader of the Global Christian Right
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 16:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4088
Views: 310667

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

DEX 2017: The UAE and Russia plan to co-develop a next-gen fighter http://quwa.org/2017/02/20/idex-2017-uae-russia-plan-co-develop-next-gen-fighter/ The United Arab Emirates and Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) have agreed to collaborate on the development of a lightweight next-generation...
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3088
Views: 127546

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Private airline denied permission by IAF to operate flight

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/art ... aign=cppst
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 870
Views: 93627

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Sinduhrakshak too went down because of failure in an Oxygen or HTP torpedo (don't know which,.. but both are terribly dangerous). They were arming the torpedo as per MOD report " an accident probably induced during the process of arming of the torpedoes " Dont understand Arming means but ...
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 14:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

But do we need to just import 11 billion worth, why not follow SU-30 MKI model- first import followed by TOT with source codes, if it going to be import restrict it like Rafale in nos. Who said its 11 billion worth , the last quoted figure was ~ $5 billion for 5 Systems thats like 5 regiments , Rou...
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

So neither any ToT or offset with huge S-400 deal. Atleast they are not pretending its a JV like Brahmos import. Its just an outright purchase why do we need offset , if we opt for offset the cost will go up proportionally like the Rafale deal and so will be the time to negotiate the offset. As S-4...
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 11:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4481
Views: 273076

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

No more war games with Pak: Russia Tuesday, 21 February 2017 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi http://www.dailypioneer.com/todays-newspaper/no-more-war-games-with-pak-russia.html In a significant decision, the Russian Government has decided not to hold any more bilateral military exercises with Pakistan...
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 10:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4481
Views: 273076

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

I think stress killed him faster than his age , For nearly 65 years old he appeared as if he was 75 plus. Stress is biggest killer and I lost my friend and relatives due to it.

May Vitaly Churkin Soul Rest In Peace
by Austin
21 Feb 2017 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3693
Views: 65210

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Interview with Alan Greenspan Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006

Gold: The ultimate insurance policy

http://www.gold.org/download/file/5497/ ... y_2017.pdf
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1769
Views: 55988

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

VAYU in the latest issue says that another 42 MKIs are on the cards.Whether these are the already mentioned birds to be obtained from Russia is the Q. MKI production will end by 2020.Deep upgrading of all MKIs to the new combat capabilities,BMos,AESA radar,engine,etc.,etc.,is on the verge of being ...
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 870
Views: 93627

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Regarding Thermal Torpedoes DRDO new HWT Shakti has thermal propulsion , UK Spearfish and US MK48 variant has thermal propulsion Read what I wrote earlier , and also again carefully. There is Thermal propulsion AND Thermal propulsion. The Spearfish and Mk48 use Otto II fuel and dont have the handli...
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 2077
Views: 270346

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Despite US Sanctions, This Aerospace Engineer from Odisha Gave India Its First LCA – Tejas

http://www.thebetterindia.com/87665/tej ... na-odisha/
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 16:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1769
Views: 55988

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Seven Countries Mull Buying Russian Su-30MKI With BrahMos Cruise Missiles We have requests from seven countries in Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East, which already have Su-30s. They keep a close eye on the ongoing trials and once we are through, we are going to have many new b...
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 15:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 3088
Views: 127546

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

HAL to sign orders for 73 Advanced Light Helicopters, 106 HTT-40 trainers

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/art ... aign=cppst
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 1610
Views: 51020

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Indo-Russia fifth generation fighter aircraft will be completely new, not linked to Sukhoi T 50: Russia http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/57185821.cms Rostec has said that it is worrying that faster progress has not been made by the Indian side to finalise the project. "We have r...
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 11:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 359
Views: 31586

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Low-key Aero India 2017 witnessed limited agreements

http://www.defensenews.com/articles/low ... agreements
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 870
Views: 93627

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

austin, come on. that article is as authoritative as it gets with the author being both of recent naval vintage and providing detailed information. if he says the navy suspects thermal torpedos were to blame and the local program may get affected, he is most likely right and it is worrisome. I am q...
by Austin
20 Feb 2017 10:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

A 800-900 km land based variant of Brahmos could be problematic. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) prohibits development of land based missiles / cruise missiles having ranges between 500 and 5500 km by both Russia and the US. The Russians, who are shareholders of Brahmos, m...
by Austin
19 Feb 2017 15:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4088
Views: 310667

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

up, this happens. I would see it as an advantage of helicopters that one could do this. Bad weather, poor viz and remote area helipads can cause problems. Follow the railway line if lost in India. Kazak Chopper Pilot lands on Road in bad weather to ask direction from Truck Driver :lol: FOS1LzrbKSk
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2618
Views: 177734

Re: International Military Discussion

:shock: Cannisterized, cold launched, solid fuel, intermediate range, all terrain TEL and the diameter is iCBMish at 2m. if they add a 3rd stage they are in business against the great satan That missile has 1 large first stage and then a seperatable RV , it not a 2 stage missile with RV. To get ICB...
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 16:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

so brahmos - 290km brahmos er - 450 km brahmos xr - 800 km brahmos mini - 290km brahmos hypersonic - ? the 450 Km range Brahmos is just a software restricted one of the Brahmos we use , The Russian have used that in Syria and they had mentioned the range of 450 km for Bastion System used there, So ...
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 14:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

India to increase range of BrahMos missile to 450 km http://zeenews.india.com/india/india-to-increase-range-of-brahmos-missile-to-450-km_1977387.html Bengaluru: India will increase the range of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile to 450 km from the present 290 km, and a test is likely around Marc...
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1769
Views: 55988

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Seems Siva pod size has been reduced by half compared to what i saw in 2009 , But they told me more than half of Siva pod was empty for growth potential
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3974
Views: 303316

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status ... 3593582593

DRDO DG Christopher Raj further says that new blocks of the Brahmos could have a range capability of 800-850 km
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 12:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1769
Views: 55988

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

117S engine http://www.npo-saturn.ru/index_old.php?sat=64&slang=1 That would bump up the thrust 2 T each engine and total 4 T over AL-31FP engine , not to mention long life etc Advantages The 117S engine thrust has been increased by 16% (up to 14500 kgf) compared to the base AL-31FP engine, the ...
by Austin
15 Feb 2017 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1769
Views: 55988

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

For Modernisation of MKI they are proposing Su-35 117S Engine https://ria.ru/defense_safety/20170215/1487999667.html The modernized Su-30MKI for the Indian Air Force will receive the engines of the Su-35 "Speaking of the aircraft modernization of Su-30MKI in terms of propulsion - we have develo...

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