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by sattili
04 Aug 2015 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1091
Views: 146828

Re: Indian IT Industry

Question to guru's more on the career front. What are the entry options and career opportunities for mid-senior level marketing (brick and mortar) into Big Data application related fields? Say, I am a mid-level Sales and Marketing guy who has 10+ years in a traditional durables industry, lead a tea...
by sattili
08 Jun 2015 19:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1091
Views: 146828

Re: Indian IT Industry

Hadoop and "BigData" space evolved at an explosive pace. There are many technologies and tools out there that makes me say geez when all these got developed. Good to see lot of Indian names in the top technology stack. Having spent last 18 months catching up on the data science and learnin...
by sattili
12 Apr 2015 19:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 161825

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

^^^^^ Wiki lists 12 active squadrons of F/A18 (A, C & D variants). From this link http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/military/read.main/6458/ The Marine Corps, much as they hate to admit it, are part of the Department of the Navy. Marine aviators go through Navy flight training, which incl...
by sattili
09 Apr 2015 18:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 170056

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^^^
Yes at this location 17.705423° 83.270925°. Look in the historical imagery (16 Apr 2014)
by sattili
27 Feb 2015 17:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 161825

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

I stick to facts. Check on wiki (english to be neutral). Rafale payload: 9.5t Su30mki payload: 8t Rafale range: 3700km SU30MKI range: 3000km Just a small quibble with the bolded part above sir. From Wikipedia you get the following: Rafale: Range: 3,700+ km (2,000+ nmi) with 3 drop tanks SU30MKI: Ra...
by sattili
17 Feb 2015 09:26
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 14521

Re: Aero India 2015

^^^ ayyo xave ji why go till 6th page to find one, just look at the first page and the DRDO tag line - "Empowering India through self Relience" was written instead of "Empowering India Through Self Reliance". Looks like 2nd rate baboons now in charge of DRDO doesn't care. Just ca...
by sattili
11 Feb 2015 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 170035

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

^^^ The perfection in the art of writing words without actually conveying any information. Can someone decypher what might be actually meant here? Digital control laws are apprpximations and can always be improved. I am not sure what 2,3,4 even mean. What is not worKing, what is the goal, how would...
by sattili
04 Feb 2015 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3859
Views: 538030

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

I wonder whether these are the same folks? How many Sanjay and Sonia Bhandari combos are there in Delhi? http://lobis.nic.in/dhc/SRB/judgement/30-07-2008/SRB06082007CRLR8562006.pdf Fraud case in Delhi, allegedly to cheat Vijaya Bank. And there is this http://www.hindustantimes.com/newdelhi/sc-lets-...
by sattili
28 Jan 2015 20:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

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by sattili
28 Jan 2015 12:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

When asked typical DDM questions about the Tejas, India Head of KPMG had this to say (They device "complete solution – from strategy formulation to execution" for us) Please find quoted the article and the voice of KPMG towing the murican line http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-...
by sattili
06 Dec 2014 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2407
Views: 381172

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discus

...These terrorists seemed to be more high 'quality' relative to normal cadre and I think ISI expanded quite a lot of effort to stage this effort. Every now and then, we are being attacked by 'elite' suicide team. Mumbai was also such team. I feel that there is a training unit in Pak which prepares...
by sattili
18 Nov 2014 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5004
Views: 964610

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

^^^^^ Oneindia.com ‏@Oneindia · 5m5 minutes ago OneIndia Exclusive: DRDO to abandon Kaveri project; GTRE gets revival package http://www.oneindia.com/bengaluru/oneindia-exclusive-drdo-to-abandon-kaveri-project-gtre-gets-revival-package-1565505.html … #Drdo OneIndia Exclusive: DRDO to abandon Kaveri ...
by sattili
14 Nov 2014 19:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 720196

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

^^^^^
Can you tell us what performance benefits that the other two types of tail arrangement have over the current conventional one? And which currently operational attack helicopter sports either of these two types?
by sattili
11 Nov 2014 16:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2271
Views: 439311

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

^^^^^^^ could this be the motivation behind Navy's requirement projection? Marines at Quantico successfully landed an unmanned K-MAX, as well as a Little Bird, autonomously using an Ipad-like mini-tablet. The helicopters were equipped with technology called the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System...
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

Pretty Simple. Let HAL come up with the 40 MK.1 ordered. After this like IAF learnt to live with Mirage and Migs (not meeting the ASR), it will learn to live with MK.1 too. And then if it does not have any option like MK.2 etc then probably would go for more MK.1 (it has a job to do with whatever a...
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 21:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

Sir, why do you think that Mk1 was even ordered if immediate replacement wasn't the goal? Currently there are ~150 MiG21s in IAF service, many of those are on front line duty. The order for 40 LCA Mk.1 is not a replacement both in terms of quantity as well as where they will be deployed. LCA Mk.1 w...
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

indranilroy wrote:The Mirage 2000, the Mig-21s, Mig-27s do not meet the ASR. What to do?

+1

Infact it would be prudent to see which planes in our inventory will meet the ASR which was stipulated for LCA
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 20:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

@DevendraC : Major quibble for many of us in the forum is not about meeting the current version of the ASR. Perhaps if you look at the history, LCA is conceived as a replacement for MiG21 in our service and ASRs which were issued at the time reflected those requirements. However IAF revised the ASR ...
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 19:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 342224

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Thakur_B wrote:
VikB wrote:Alenia - Ukraine mess - its mentioned in the article


Didn't knew the civil war in Ukraine was being fought on Italian soil ;)

I think he meant Antonov

What stops Alenia Aeramacchi -C27j and Embraer Q400 from competing? Not enough margins!
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 17:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 170056

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

At the risk of reaping the wrath of fellow Rakshaks, I am posting this. I hope the news of DRDO taking the burden of developing an AIP with Phosphric acid fuel cells (PAFC) for scorpene is not true. Because it is impractical to develop AIP for submarines (war fighting) based on PAFC. PAFC is not su...
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 342224

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

VikB wrote:Ukraine Misses Deadline, Lone Bidder Remains for Indian Aircraft Competition

Interesting, we need to see how this Govt will handle lone bidder situation. What could be the reason for non-interest by Alenia and Embraer?
by sattili
04 Nov 2014 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 342224

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

RV, I was under the impression that the IL 76 can drop 210 men. IL-76 MD cannot carry those many troops, Ilyushin's website specifies 126 Paratroopers or 145 troop transport. It can carry 210 troops in double deck configuration, I think this configuration is not for Para drops. http://www.ilyushin....
by sattili
02 Nov 2014 06:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 720196

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

^^^^^^
Gents, an adminullah has already warned not to indulge in name choosing exercise for LCH on this thread.
by sattili
29 Oct 2014 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 342224

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Not read earlier posts, but .................. Which of the above airplanes could fit .............................. As someone else had stated too, looks like the Tata-EADS team has won this deal. Hold your horses hero!...this contract is not yet awarded. All the hoopla in news is that TASL&EA...
by sattili
29 Oct 2014 17:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 342224

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

After reading this thread, I dug out my old Vayu magazine editions as I remember C295 and other similar aircraft were compared few years ago. In 2011 (III/2011) Vayu ran an article comparing various contenders for Navy's MRMR requirement, it listed following planes: CN-235 : (max payload upto 6 tons...
by sattili
25 Oct 2014 18:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

tsarkar wrote:Curiously, no Litening pod and the bombs are not marked, so looks like carriage trials flight. In Iron Fist 2013, Tejas did drop LGBs.

Are you referring to the LCA pictures above? Tejas is carrying Litening pod under port side air intake saar!
by sattili
08 Oct 2014 11:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 181966

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

^^^^ There is wealth of information in the MoD Annual report (link posted in other thread). Saurav Jha's tweets are quote verbatim from that report. There were other nuggets too, eg. 2 sets of launchers, radars and other electronics for SRSAM are supplied to be installed on Navy ships. All most all ...
by sattili
08 Oct 2014 11:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 863300

Re: Small Arms Thread

^^^^^ Agree with you. Now a days these newspapers are not bothered about correct content being published. Heck there are spelling mistakes even in their headlines. Coming to the rifle in question - though the news report is vague, reference to AK47 might mean that they are talking about 7.62X39 cali...
by sattili
08 Oct 2014 08:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 720196

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

That name would be more apt for a missile, not for a weapons platform. For example, "Arjun" is the name of the MBT and its 120mm gun was aptly named "Gandiva" (Arjun's bow). (And APFSDS shot from it could be named "Anjalika" (rod of death), one of Arjun's divine weapon...
by sattili
07 Oct 2014 15:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 720196

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Why not name it as "Parasu" or "Parashu". Parashu (Sanskrit: paraṣu) is the Sanskrit word for battle-axe. It is generally wielded with two hands but could also be used with only one. The Parashu was known as the most lethal close combat weapons of the epics . It is also one of th...
by sattili
05 Oct 2014 16:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

Who is this "everyone"? The MoD, especially a BJP MoD, can and will tell the IAF to shut up and swallow the LCA without complaint as-is if it is convinced that is the best thing to do, and the IAF will have no option but to follow orders. That however has not happened, has it? BJP govt wi...
by sattili
05 Oct 2014 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3033
Views: 287493

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

And we should practice goddamn democracy in the special forces, so that they can "refuse" to put on such rubbish. May be SF guys should get a grant so that they can go buy all cool looking camo on internet and show off in these exercises
by sattili
05 Oct 2014 08:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 161762

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

The IAF, however, feels that trials will be delayed by at least two if not three years as the current platform will have to undergo major re-engineering to accommodate the heavier GE 414 engines As opposed to the current plan where ADA hires a dozen brawny chaps from the local akhara to simply shov...
by sattili
04 Oct 2014 11:48
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 57238

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

@Misraji - please watch a documentary "Dirty Wars" produced by a war journalist on how ugly the war on terror campaign has become. Rules of engagement didn't exist for US JSOC - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2532528/ At least this scenario above didn't go to that brazen extreme as putting a ...
by sattili
03 Oct 2014 17:38
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII
Replies: 856
Views: 57238

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XIII

Pathanya hefted his rifle closer to this chest before facing the Captain: “The enemy didn’t ask the citizens of Mumbai what they wanted. They just nuked them. So spare me your sensibilities about the enemy’s civilians. I find that I just don’t give a damn.” That's a damn good answer, that dialogue ...
by sattili
30 Sep 2014 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2271
Views: 439311

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

^^^^^ Micro UAVs are important to provide intelligence to the field commander or squad leader. These are more local and real time intelligence to act upon by those in field. However MALE and HALE UAVs provide much bigger picture and they are needed at the Division/HQ level. So we need both categorie...
by sattili
30 Sep 2014 19:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 130660

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

I have enough of these foolish Indics writing articles downplaying India's achievements. Following are my comments posted on that blog: 6. There are few things which need correction in your article. First India is not a Federal structure, so the approval is not given by Federal government. Correct t...
by sattili
25 Sep 2014 15:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699626

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

^^^^^
May be because job market picked up in India and lot of them have new mail ids.
by sattili
23 Sep 2014 22:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 257090

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

^^^^ for F16 there are two modes to Jettison stores, selective and emergency. In selective mode it is a 2 step operation first one for jettisoning the stores and second on is for releasing the racks (if they are jettison able). F16 has a one button Emergency Jettison system which releases everything...
by sattili
21 Sep 2014 18:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 161825

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

Thats why I think it seems UPA was working towards defanging India. Remember in Kargil we had a grand total 4 Prithvi and 1 Agni missile with no orders, it was then 300 Prithvi missile production was ordered. Similarly, Barak-1, 155mm shell indegenous manufacture and whole of host crtitical require...

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