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by member_26535
31 May 2016 18:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 543804

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

schinnas wrote:What do folks think about two HSR routes in the South:

1. Trivandrum / Kochi - Coimbatore - Trichy - Chennai
2. Trivandrum / Kochi - Coimbatore - Salem - Bangalore


Viable in my view. Except that the first one needs to be CBE >Salem > Jolarpet > Chennai.. No ?
by member_26535
30 May 2016 20:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287733

Re: Indian Roads Thread

One will develop manic depressive psychosis when you drive from Bangalore to Ernakulam. Bangalore > Krishnagiri - 6 lane road with heavy traffic, Krishnagiri to Chengapalli - a very decent 4 lane, Chengapalli to Neelambur. This is the best stretch and crazy car drivers routinely do 120+ weaving thru...
by member_26535
30 May 2016 20:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 530854

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

"The Hindustan Turbo Trainer (HTT-40) is scheduled for its first flight between 8 am and 9 am. HAL officially is mum on the first flight, considering there will be an ‘official flight’ later in the presence of ‘biggies’ from Delhi....... A young team of engineers and designers from Hindustan Ae...
by member_26535
30 May 2016 08:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 308780

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Thank u srai
by member_26535
30 May 2016 05:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 308780

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

MP says Tejas has successfully completed derby firing trials. When was this done ?
by member_26535
03 Mar 2016 10:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1811
Views: 165778

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

"The design has a displacement of up to 100,000 tons, is 330 meters long, 40 meters wide, and has a draft of 11 meters. It has a nuclear power plant, although initial plans state a conventional one may also be used. " If we are getting a 100,000 tonne carrier, lets call it as INS RajaRaja ...
by member_26535
17 Feb 2016 11:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 248927

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-to-select-one-or-more-fighter-aircraft-to-be-built-by-private-sector/article8248084.ece ------------------ " India and France are in advanced stage of talks to conclude an inter-governmental agreement for the direct purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets....
by member_26535
22 Dec 2015 17:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 144299

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Thanx Suraj. I travelled around in the last few days with several trips on these. Am impressed with the volume that it can carry compared to what we have now. The criticism in this link seems to be directed at the incompatibility with the newer systems that are being developed now rather than the do...
by member_26535
22 Dec 2015 11:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1474
Views: 144299

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Gurus

Sydney Metro runs double decker trains. Small portion of it is underground too. Is anything like this being explored in India ? With the numbers that we will clock, looks like we may need something like that .
by member_26535
03 Dec 2015 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chennai floods
Replies: 523
Views: 22855

Re: Chennai floods

Since disasters of this scale are becoming frequent, we as a country need to invest massively in augmenting capabilities to support large scale rescue and relief - Atleast 1000+ Mi17 type helos, Build another line of - Blackhawk/ NH 90 / our own AMH - Atleast one additional airfield / ALG/ Airport n...
by member_26535
26 Nov 2015 17:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 248927

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Thanx Srai. I went back to the statements made then. I could not find the 2 Year ref anywhere “I have asked President (Francois Hollande) to supply 36 ready-to-fly Rafale jets to India,” Modi said at a news conference on the first day of a state visit to France. “Our civil servants will discuss (ter...
by member_26535
26 Nov 2015 16:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 248927

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

When Modi spoke during his visit to France, he mentioned that he requested Hollande to deliver 36 Rafales in 2 years ?? No ??
by member_26535
16 Oct 2015 12:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 776080

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

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Hemant Rout ‏@Hemant_TNIE 1h1 hour ago
#India As apprehended by 'The Express' Nirbhay #missile develops snags, deviates trajectory mid-way.@NewIndianXpress http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/c/6908303
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This Rout guy is smoking something ? Do we have any other update ?
by member_26535
16 Sep 2015 10:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 181579

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150916/n ... nk-missile

Out of the blue. Do not remember reading anything like this being WIP. Any further updates available ?
by member_26535
11 Sep 2015 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2821
Views: 456729

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Are we going to buy this ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAI_Eitan === The IDF does not comment on the arming of drones, but reports describe the Eitan being used for “armed roles” with missiles “attached to wing hardpoints,” as well as for target acquisition.[16] The Eitan allegedly scored notable ...
by member_26535
23 Aug 2015 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread
Replies: 444
Views: 37772

Re: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread

Agree with JEM. D is already a liability and very soon the pressure to act will be unmanageable for Pukis. I speculate that they will get rid of him and his group one way or the other / make him disappear. From an Indian perspective too, I donno whether he is as valuable as Half Ass Sayd on a relati...
by member_26535
19 Aug 2015 16:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 169691

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Saurav Jha ‏@SJha1618 22m22 minutes ago New Delhi, Delhi #LCA update 1: The first new nose cone and bolt on IFR probe have been delivered by Cobham. Nose cone integration underway. #LCA update 2: The other two nose cones are expected to be delivered by the end of next month. Three aircraft will be u...
by member_26535
22 Jun 2015 13:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Media role in contempt and derision about India
Replies: 504
Views: 20817

Re: India Media role in contempt and derision about India

http://www.dawn.com/news/1189570/beyond ... -diplomacy

Not heard much about this Dilli biased journalist in the past. Look at the venom she is spewing. Shows a pathological hatred for Modi
by member_26535
10 Apr 2015 22:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 341951

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Are we expecting big a announcement tom when Modi visits Toulouse ? - The Tanker and AWACS platform deals ?
by member_26535
10 Apr 2015 22:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 161539

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

If this is true. Then this achieves the following ( speculation anyways ) 1) Satisfy imm operational needs of IAF partially 2) Some additional sops for making the french bend on the terms of contract ( Ownership for HAL delays as an example ) 3) Getting a better price with a larger order 4) Some add...
by member_26535
10 Apr 2015 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 161539

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

NDTv ( Vishnu Som ) says, the original 18 is now 36 and an additional 108 will be made in India. So the number of jets have up from 126.
by member_26535
21 Dec 2014 05:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161451

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

From the Tarmak article

“The arrester-hook landing is not a critical test as ski-jump ". as per Dr PSS

I thought the landing will be much more difficult and complex than the ski-jump ? Should it not be ? Can gurus clarify please ?
by member_26535
18 Dec 2014 09:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250766

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Congratulations team ISRO
by member_26535
16 Dec 2014 21:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 107397

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Mr Invincible Pigeon...Right time to take out the dons and Jud's.. ? No one will complain now and the whole world might endorse it.. Timing is perfect
by member_26535
12 Dec 2014 04:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 862715

Re: Small Arms Thread

More on the AK re-branding exercise

http://in.rbth.com/economics/2014/12/09 ... 40219.html

(Look for the infographic on AK models )
by member_26535
01 Dec 2014 07:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 161539

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Most trans national companies do not agree on any " unlimited liability " clauses. This would have to be "limited " . How much is left to both the negotiating parties to agree With No idea on what this particular contract is asking for, Iam speculating that this could be the cont...
by member_26535
17 Nov 2014 04:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2154
Views: 348471

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Sorry if this has been posted earlier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXWJrpA8FnE

Cool animation
by member_26535
12 Nov 2014 17:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 719852

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Gurus.. Will there be LSPs for this or they are expected to get IOC /FOC with the TDs ? What is the process we followed for Dhruv?
by member_26535
05 Feb 2014 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?
Replies: 2467
Views: 114010

Re: JSF,"turkey or talisman"?

High AoA testing video - F35C
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6XofdlfJ0k
by member_26535
01 Feb 2014 02:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 489243

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

A noob Q The first 100 F-35s include 44 F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variants, 42 F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variants, and 14 F-35C carrier (CV) variants. The U.S. Department of Defense will receive 95 of the first 100 jets from the F-35 assembly line here. The rem...
by member_26535
05 Jan 2014 17:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 250766

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Congratulations team ISRO.. this looks to be a fantastic copybook launch.. As a nation we have successfully overcome another technology denial regime . I hear that it will take atleast 2 more successful launches for this to be considered a reliable workhorse like PSLV. Hope we achieve that in the ne...
by member_26535
27 Dec 2013 15:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 656905

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

The so called source " http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subc ... 8&cid=1101 ". Looks to be a taiwanese website
by member_26535
27 Dec 2013 05:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 656905

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

http://idrw.org/?p=31222#more-31222

2 more stealth aircraft projects ??
by member_26535
23 Nov 2013 19:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 164896

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Guru Rohit ji.. While the picture is still sketchy based on incomplete reports, whats your educated speculation on 1 ) what do we mean by " Specialised " divisions 2) Equipment likely to be part of the MSC 3) Airborne elements if any 4) How different are these expected to be from the other...
by member_26535
28 Jul 2013 09:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 207425

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

http://newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/Rafale-jet-deal-put-on-the-back-burner-French-Minister-leaves-with-hopes-alone/2013/07/28/article1705118.ece "To assure India that fiscally troubled Dassault Aviation is able to complete the contract obligations in full, the French government will n...

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