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by shyamoo
28 Jun 2016 18:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 176264

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

The audio book was even better. Returning back to the question regarding the effect of forces on the satellite and the launcher, it was mentioned that the effect on the launcher would be negligible. But in space, nothing is negligible. If you can have an ion thruster accelerate satellites across spa...
by shyamoo
26 Jun 2016 20:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 176264

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Newton's laws do not apply at quantum level
by shyamoo
25 Jun 2016 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4289
Views: 173430

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

I'm not sure where we stand with regards to MSR ( molten salt reactors ). They are more efficient.

Once we have sufficient reserves of U-233, we can build the 3rd generation reactors in earnest. Then we can tell everyone to kiss our musharaff.
by shyamoo
19 Jun 2016 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 53151

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

ranjan.rao wrote:NSG: Nuclear Smugglers group

Saar, you should copyright this!
by shyamoo
19 Jun 2016 19:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 176264

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

^^^ PSLV-C34 will do two Stops and Restarts of Stage IV with 3000 seconds inbetween 8) . Does this "complex manoeuvre" provide any learning for MIRV's? In India's case, the civilian and military spheres are mutually exclusive. Sridhar ji, are we supposed to read that with a Wink and a nod?
by shyamoo
19 Jun 2016 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3008
Views: 113041

Re: Positive News from the USA

This is quite a goldmine, the superiority of these superior beings in full glory https://www.reddit.com/r/ShitAmericansSay/ Ok, fess up. Who wrote the following: Please stop maligning this firearm. The AR-15 is a gun of peace. The vast vast majority of AR-15s in the US are used and bought legally b...
by shyamoo
14 Jun 2016 22:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1712
Views: 111429

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

Therefore,only after the other elements of the balanced fleet are in place should we consider what the design for a large carrier for the IN should be needed post 2025. Until then alternatives must do and one has spelt then out earlier. But saar, if we need a large carrier post 2025/30, shouldn't w...
by shyamoo
14 Jun 2016 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 53151

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

Does the current restriction on transfer of nuclear power plants to non-NSG members apply to Thorium based reactors? If so, the entry into club becomes all the more important. Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't we ahead of everyone else in Thorium based reactor research?
by shyamoo
13 Jun 2016 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3008
Views: 113041

Re: Positive News from the USA

Hello Gentlebeeble, As you know, perhaps, if you have read this forum at some length, and can recall the recent and distant past -- that I come, and go. This may be more of a go time. Mahendra, shiv, and many now entirely new identities themselves forged this satirical with kendostyx a decade ago. ...
by shyamoo
13 Jun 2016 02:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1277
Views: 203682

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Paging Sanju.. Is the Col M.B.Ravindranath our senior from school? I remember a Ravindranath who always came first is all the athletic events that he paticipated in. I know that he joined the Army and visited us once. He was posted to Kashmir. He mentioned something that surprised me then. You becom...
by shyamoo
11 Jun 2016 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 53151

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

So, what is our plan b if we fail to the nod? We still have agreements in place by which can import nuclear fuel/ore from various countries. Right? We have a permanent waiver from NSG for nuclear fuel. We are still restricted from being supplied with Enrichment technology. Our Plan B would be to co...
by shyamoo
11 Jun 2016 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 722
Views: 53151

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups

So, what is our plan b if we fail to the nod? We still have agreements in place by which can import nuclear fuel/ore from various countries. Right?
by shyamoo
09 Jun 2016 15:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 176264

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

TSJones wrote:then it's ok with you guys if India is locked out of other countries' commercial space services providers?

Isn't that already being done by US? The US doesn't want to allow India to launch private company satellites in US.
by shyamoo
07 Jun 2016 06:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4616
Views: 575598

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Ok. Both of you have had your say.

<rant off/>

From both sides, please.
by shyamoo
02 Jun 2016 01:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pinaka - Story
Replies: 37
Views: 3138

Re: Pinaka - Story

Saar, phir kya hua? Can't leave us hanging..
by shyamoo
08 May 2016 06:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3649
Views: 472854

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

These mantras are indeed sickening. Thank you Shiv for standing up against up against this. I protest as strongly as I can. If these mantras are chanted on BR then I am sickened. Absolutely sickened. And the moderators and webmaster have to ask themselves 'How did we allow things to come to this'. ...
by shyamoo
03 Apr 2016 21:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Obsolete/Old & jugaad weapons that are still relevant in war
Replies: 87
Views: 4907

Re: Obsolete/Old & jugaad weapons that are still relevant in

The way I see it, there are 2 philosophies (extreme ends) to obtaining the objective: 1) complete dependence on technology and minimizing loss of life. 2) less dependence on 'modern' equipment and lesser regard of loss of human life. Range is the determining factor. At arms length, a gun/knife is mo...
by shyamoo
26 Dec 2015 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: What Makes Pakistan tick? Discussion thread
Replies: 130
Views: 4361

Re: What Makes Pakistan tick? Discussion thread

I think RoyG is spot on with his analysis. What makes pakistan tick and what enables it to continue to do so are separate but related. RoyG has focused on what makes it tick. Others have highlighted various reasons for it's continued success. You have got to hand it to the Paki elite that have manag...
by shyamoo
30 Jul 2015 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 25486

Re: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attac

Simple without direct evidence - the very first step of the response cycle - the Observation portion of any OODA (Obs, Orientation, Decision, Action) cycle is broken. When the OODA loop is broken - then there is no response. That is as cast iron escalation control as it gets. The best case that can...
by shyamoo
22 Jul 2015 03:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4233
Views: 685643

Re: Small Arms Thread

It should be straight forward to design a metal magazine with a polycarbonate section across the middle which would address both the issues.

Or am I missing something here?
by shyamoo
11 Jul 2015 01:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 102589

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

I doubt any fighter aircraft ever achieved these extravagant AoA (>35-40 say) in sustained flight. Even for HARV or X-29 they had TVC and other special modifications. Per wiki, some additional aerodynamic surfaces known as "high-lift devices" including leading edge wing root extensions al...
by shyamoo
11 Jul 2015 01:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 102589

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

I have a question regarding the AoA. What is the real advantage of higher AoA when the ITR at 24-26 ( for LCA ) is considered to be really good? An increase in AoA will increase drag, which is already an issue ( considering the lower than needed thrust of F-404 ). How exactly will increasing the len...
by shyamoo
08 Jul 2015 07:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF 15 years. let us look back.
Replies: 194
Views: 10380

Re: BRF 15 years. let us look back.

I was introduced to brf by a collegue of mine back in 2006 or so. The guy that introduced me was a malayali guy who was born and brought up in the US. He was a Christian guy but was deeply interested in Bharateeya history and he got married to a gori in a traditional Hindu marriage. He wanted to vis...
by shyamoo
23 Jun 2015 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 65691

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

Gus wrote:that speaker of assembly dude in the video is a really cool guy...does not panic

Yes. Amazing. He hardly flinched and actually refused to leave. I like this guy.
by shyamoo
20 Jun 2015 06:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chronicle of DRDO/PSU missed targets & extended timelines
Replies: 220
Views: 5883

Re: Chronicle of DRDO/PSU missed targets & extended timeline

Probably a dumb question, is there any private org in India that could build an aircraft around kaveri, either a single engined or twin if the thrust is inadequate? Could leverage tech developed for Tejas ( fwb etc. without the extra fancy stuff) on license basis.
by shyamoo
18 Jun 2015 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 65691

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

Pak -Brit Wives Move to ISIS controlled Syria - Leaving their husbands behind in UK THREE sisters and their nine young children are suspected of fleeing England to join Islamic State jihadists in Syria. Comment: Obviously, there is more to the story then what is being reported here; what about the ...
by shyamoo
15 Jun 2015 22:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 102589

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Last week, I was talking to buddy of mine. He did his M.S. from a university in massa ( not your ivy league ). For his project work, he worked on smart fluids based suspensions ( project for the US army ). The fluid contains iron particles and when piston ( of the shock absorber ) is pushed, a magne...
by shyamoo
13 Jun 2015 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 17953

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

From the Firstpost article: It was hashtag friendly Rajyavardhan Rathore who shot off his mouth about "our Special Forces crossing the border and going deep into another country”. His boasting actually forced more attention on the operation and compelled Myanmar to publicly display its annoyanc...
by shyamoo
09 Jun 2015 22:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 17953

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

Maybe the time has come for Panchi (with helina) to be fast tracked to carry out preemptive strikes on day 2 day (week to week) basis. The good thing is that even if the "presstitutes" are misguiding people based on their agenda the common man is intelligent enough to catch them & cou...
by shyamoo
29 May 2015 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3492
Views: 238909

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

"12 Melbourne women try to flee Australia to join ISIS" http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/12-Melbourne-women-try-to-flee-Australia-to-join-ISIS/articleshow/47471487.cms At least five young women from Australia have successfully joined the Islamic State and are among o...
by shyamoo
23 May 2015 03:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 176264

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

It is very easy to be scathing post facto. Too bad he kept his mouth shut earlier when he could have saved lives and billions of dollars. He wasn't a part of the program. He was part of the team investigating the crash. He was dying from cancer when he was doing his investigation. He did make recom...
by shyamoo
23 May 2015 01:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 176264

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

The promise of the Space Shuttle was that re-use would make it really cheap to take astronauts / payloads to LEO. However, it never lived up to its promise - it was way more expensive than the Russian Soyuz. I read long ago (but can't find the link) that it was due to a compromised design (military...
by shyamoo
21 May 2015 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3492
Views: 352652

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9 , 2014

symontk wrote:From my limited knowledge India hasn't won any wars with Pakistan with Russian T series tanks, India never needed that, there was no war for that

So we don't know how the T-series will perform in a war

http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/histo ... -t72s.html
by shyamoo
19 May 2015 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3008
Views: 113041

Re: Positive News from the USA

hnair wrote:Poor Little Rich Women

Damn, this is all yoga's fault :evil:

We don't need to go to no stinking 'Upper East side' for 'segregated dinners'. We have that back home in my village and town!! :D
by shyamoo
16 Jun 2014 15:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 793961

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

Ashok Sarraff wrote:^Oh, I thought they are called golgappas (pani-puris) because they have developed well-rounded personalities over the years.

That and the fact that they hollow inside!!
by shyamoo
02 Jun 2014 15:42
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 793961

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

what evidenc do you have ?? The evidence is at the same place place where he got his news from.... his musharaff Please do not quote this person in your posts. I had put this person on my ignore/foe list many months ago. Keeps the bp down. Don't expect the admins to ban him despite the repeated war...
by shyamoo
26 May 2014 18:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 793961

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

Anantha wrote:MF, harami
Shakeel Ahmad ‏@Ahmad_Shakeel 5m
GOD,SAVE THE NATION.

He just did!!!

Prayers have been answered.
by shyamoo
26 May 2014 08:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 793961

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

RamaY wrote:
RajeshA wrote:Having got more votes than all the leaders of the West combined, Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi is indeed the leader of the Free World!


Tweet this Saar... Need to be retweeted to some people....

Already did Saar.

http://twitter.com/SnafuForEver/status/467701971705532417/photo/1
by shyamoo
15 May 2014 18:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 793961

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

ok lets keep this thread open as a long term thread then, to discuss Namo politics after the election results and cabinet formation threads are closed around may20. you boys want it so I will bow to public demand and let this thread reach 1000s of pages and crash the brf server saar, archive the th...
by shyamoo
14 May 2014 22:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 31388

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

while one is not yet allowed to drink anything, time to [b]loosen the corks on bottles me thinks :D maybe sniff the alcohol a little [/b]just to make sure its good. Sacrilege! For a once-in-a-lifetime event like this, we must throw the cap away once unscrewed. Yup! Drink in joy or to drown your sor...

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