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by vasu raya
07 Sep 2019 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258235

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

if needed, with all that fuel maybe they can take the Orbiter to a 35km elliptical orbit and take detailed images of the lander and its location. if it sounds risky, maybe it can be done on a future lunar day once the Orbiter's primary mission is done unless one is in a hurry for the lander replacem...
by vasu raya
06 Sep 2019 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1905
Views: 504495

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Aditya_V wrote:Any idea why Tatra trucks and Not TATA or Ashok Leyland?




Except for kickbacks and BEML doing a shoddy job of technology assimilation they were good and were proofed as missile carriers in road tests by DRDO
by vasu raya
01 Sep 2019 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419325

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

UBji, why not extend the courtesy to Hafiz, Dawood and their ilk? TSP gets to do a positive spin before FATF mtg
by vasu raya
31 Aug 2019 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419325

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

this direct route to afghanistan obsession should be shelved for the time being and we should get on with more constructive and productive work to benefit the local Indian populace and their well being. once we make some headway in setting things right in our own baliwick and provide employment to ...
by vasu raya
31 Aug 2019 03:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3050
Views: 419325

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Well, it will not provide a route to Afghanistan, but it will remove Pakis having a shared border with the Chinese and it surely will open up another front to threaten the illegal Chinese road in Aksai Chin. So surely Chinese will not like it to be part of India. Yes cutting off Chinese and Paki li...
by vasu raya
28 Aug 2019 17:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 525839

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Abhinandan should offer condolences to the downed Paki F-16 pilot in the presence of IAF chief Mr.Dhanoa
by vasu raya
26 Aug 2019 21:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 962
Views: 259274

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

With all that intrusive monitoring why is US even allowing the PAF to use F-16s to protect CPEC? they don't allow them to exercise with Chinese J10's so PAF has to make do with JF-17s in contrast to Singapore with its F-16's is free to participate in joint exercises with IAF in Kalaikunda Hope US un...
by vasu raya
25 Aug 2019 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4347
Views: 732089

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Aditya_V, so while mistaking it with a drone might be a possibility, these drones aren't armed. I would like to hear if the Mi-17 pilots violated an order or protocol of explicitly turning on the IFF while flying inland. Any terror strike, we expect that choppers are used by Special Forces to close ...
by vasu raya
24 Aug 2019 06:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4347
Views: 732089

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Mintyji, the ground controller who guided Abhinandan said they can identify a target type based on certain parameters, so its surprising how one can conflate a slow moving chopper to a subsonic cruise missile, especially when a chain of command is involved unless they all succumbed to group think. H...
by vasu raya
21 Aug 2019 19:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4341
Views: 247163

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Campaign against Uranium mining proposal in Nallamalka forest has started in Telugu Social media pages... The language is similar to the language used in Tamil pages against development projects... "Central Govt. is trying to mine Uranium in our Nallamalla forest... As Telugus, it is our respo...
by vasu raya
20 Aug 2019 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 525839

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

It would be surprising if we didn't have the capability to shoot down aircraft some 20-30kms inside paki territory across LoC, its usually the rules of engagement that come into play first, then maybe terrain etc with the S-400 we are hoping to extend that reach deep inside TSP with both surveillanc...
by vasu raya
20 Aug 2019 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 525839

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

The article writers took great pains with the details, I am not questioning it, just wondering why no IADS node was able to paint enemy aircraft flying some 20-30km from LoC that too at altitude Abhinandan made a turn and did a zoom up maneuver to avoid ground fire, was he confident that Indian IADS...
by vasu raya
20 Aug 2019 21:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 525839

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

This was one their favorite pictures to show on tweeter, can't do it anymore without seeing their own loss, kismet the article on f-16 downing talks about 5-6 radars seeing the air picture, why is that none could make the RWR on the other F-16s go off? ground defence have that range I believe, the s...
by vasu raya
20 Aug 2019 04:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 571812

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^^
Seems like the scene is set, per news reports the bunch of terrorists who infiltrated are still on the loose, the probable spark for a chain reaction.

atleast bababanaras creates that vision
by vasu raya
19 Aug 2019 23:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 797445

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

so, the Jaguars flying in the lo-lo mode, the MKIs can pair up and cross the mountains which are well within the Jaguar range? either to the Tibetan side or the Afghan side
by vasu raya
19 Aug 2019 20:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544363

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

vsunder, The new freight line is passing through many stations, and may have to switch to middle line to avoid the platform line, is that the plan? switching at 100kmph is even possible? never liked the idea of trains zipping at above 100kmph on the platform lines
by vasu raya
19 Aug 2019 02:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544363

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

what are the priorities for the new freight lines, 1) Dual container stacked python trains between ports, fetches more revenue to railways 2) High speed passenger trains reducing the travel time between adjacent nodes of the freight corridor quadrilateral to under 12 hrs - overnighters 3) Ro-Ro long...
by vasu raya
15 Aug 2019 05:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Exactly, so far their story has been about forged passports etc but none that involves a terrorist act, so how come capital punishment was awarded to him? what is the evidence they presented to their Kangaroo courts nevertheless that they cannot show to ICJ. They went back on consular access and we ...
by vasu raya
14 Aug 2019 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

On twitter wars there is false equivalence drawn between Ajmal Kasab and Kulbhushan by the pakis, maybe we should ask for damning proof such as this from them,

by vasu raya
14 Aug 2019 03:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 492918

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

The S-400 in Indian hands can track the Paki F-16s doing bombing runs in Baluchistan? a genocide being done under the war on terror garb could get uncovered
by vasu raya
11 Aug 2019 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3441
Views: 549289

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

what US sanctions did China face for buying the S-400? this should be separate from their ongoing trade war. A good article needed from China watchers.
by vasu raya
09 Aug 2019 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 12012

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019

For Ladakh, there are already plans of massive solar power plants given the barren land, they can extend it to cold storage facilities for Food Corporation of India as temperatures are already low, any food surplus produced across India can be stored there. Probably closer to the new rail line being...
by vasu raya
07 Aug 2019 19:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 591717

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

For people who are far along the AI curve, create browser addons, even for twitter, whats app, disqus and other SM platforms where in pictures shown on social media are annotated on the fly, to check their veracity, like language translation is done. That deflates false propaganda quite a bit instea...
by vasu raya
07 Aug 2019 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 289
Views: 23091

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

For people who are far along the AI curve, create browser addons, even for twitter, whats app, disqus and other SM platforms where in pictures shown on social media are annotated on the fly, to check their veracity, like language translation is done. That deflates false propaganda quite a bit instea...
by vasu raya
07 Aug 2019 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 571812

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Ah thank you, maybe that is less stressful for them then, wonder how their post-Balakote action weighed with FATF
by vasu raya
07 Aug 2019 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 571812

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

They believe that arrival of Rafales (September 2019) and S-400 later make things difficult, and so have to act before that
by vasu raya
06 Aug 2019 20:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775843

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

With Immy threatening about more Pulwama like incidents, MEA should call out the terror sponsors, even recently they were denying they had anything to do with Pulwama incident

this political Whack-a-mole game by MEA has to go on #FATF
by vasu raya
28 Jun 2019 18:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775843

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

India also needs to make a statement that when the carefully negotiated US-Iran nuclear accord could be suspended at will by the US, then IWT can meet the same fate at any point in future
by vasu raya
27 Jun 2019 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 329886

Re: Military Flight Safety

Thanks for the article, shows the limitations of An-32, wonder why it was chosen for biofuel certification?

anyways, SIVA SAR pod can be repurposed for navigation? long time back there was a picture of the MKI in a NE base carrying it
by vasu raya
27 Jun 2019 23:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775843

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Lets add the detour cost for India based airlines due to closed paki airspace, calculate the area of cultivation for Jatropha based bio fuel needed to compensate for the detours both inbounds and outbounds, derive a number on the water required say in Rajasthan and slash as much from IWT to make it ...
by vasu raya
20 Jun 2019 07:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 329886

Re: Military Flight Safety

now that X-band SAR sats are developed in house, they can go for SAR pods for all-weather navigation to be used by all aircraft flying in these areas?
by vasu raya
15 Jun 2019 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1537
Views: 225154

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Good to know the developments, they moved the timeline to the left implies it was easier to implement and test than anticipated?

From the paper, they should send slide 23 to the Boeing folks responsible for the Max 8 ...
by vasu raya
15 Jun 2019 20:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1537
Views: 225154

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

F-35 development and test team's A-GCAS presentation from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots, European Symposium - https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1073251.pdf Thanks for the informative paper, the terrain generation seems minecraft game style reducing load on the processing hardware,...
by vasu raya
15 Jun 2019 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 329886

Re: Military Flight Safety

Seems like IAF is pinning its hopes on the C-295 as replacement to the An-32's, the weather isn't going to be different, does the C-295 have more power margin? if so, can it perform assault landings, perhaps suitable for landing on airstrips in the bowls of the mountains?
by vasu raya
01 Jun 2019 03:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775843

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

This biofuel, without going into details, now certified to be used by An-32's can be used to offset the fuel burn due to the 2 hour detour?
by vasu raya
01 Jun 2019 03:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 329886

Re: Military Flight Safety

Like the F-16 was modded to use the LCA control laws as part of testing the latter, can they do that now with M2000's?
by vasu raya
28 Apr 2019 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1915
Views: 383814

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Jamia team develops ultrasensitive quantum thermometer The thermometer can measure micro Kelvin changes in temperature and has quick response time Researchers at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, have developed an ultrasensitive quantum thermometer using graphene quantum dots. The thermometer can pr...
by vasu raya
27 Apr 2019 20:55
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775843

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

the context was spice bomb did its job but the open source sat pics on BDA were being questioned, so now one has to use a 2nd bomb to show tell tale signs of destruction, the 2nd bomb if it is a standoff weapon with its own seeker can get expensive if used only for BDA purposes, maybe needing more p...
by vasu raya
27 Apr 2019 20:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775843

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Not sure if ignoring optics is a good idea, it could be facilitated if we take the example of tandem warheads where the 2nd part of the bomb doesn't need any seeker and can be programmed to trail the first by a few meters like when the Spice 2000 bomb goes vertical before the final dive and there ar...

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