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by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2018 11:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2919
Views: 355872

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Another video of the Train 18 run.

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

Incidentally the LHB coaches are 24.7 Mt long. For the first instance shown in this video, estimated time of 8 seconds for the whole rake, speed comes to 178 Kmph.
by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2018 06:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis
Replies: 719
Views: 33555

Re: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis

Typed out the text. Everyone mentioned including AP as in the 2016 note here. Sincerely hope this does end up in prosecution of all involved. No wonder the import lobby has held out for so long.
by Rishi_Tri
06 Dec 2018 06:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis
Replies: 719
Views: 33555

Re: Corruption in Arms Deals - News and Analysis

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/christian-michels-extradition-anxiety-in-defence-circles-as-focus-now-on-bigger-players/articleshow/66957908.cms Christian Michel’s Extradition: CBI Could Shift Focus from Tyagi to Bigger Players December 6, 2018 The CBI getting custody of British National C...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Dec 2018 01:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2976
Views: 620563

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Open to helping India on Tejas aircraft: Lockheed Let LM do some polishing of the airframe, cleaning of the cockpit, housekeeping of Tejas hangars, fueling the aircraft, serving chai (hey its an honorable profession) to Tejas crew and Ram Ram Sir to the pilots. :rotfl: There is ton of stuff they ca...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Dec 2018 01:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 617
Views: 76033

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Colombian Air Force operates first nano-satellite Alejandro Sanchez, Washington, DC - Jane's Defence Weekly 03 December 2018 The Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana: FAC) now operates its first nano-satellite, FACSAT-1, after a successful launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Srihar...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Nov 2018 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4274
Views: 389258

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Huh.. This is new low for Indian Import Machine. C295 is an evolution of Indonesian CN235. So now we are in a way importing from South East Asia. Incidentally this appeared. https://www.janes.com/article/84789/indonesia-registers-usd284-million-in-defence-exports "Setyadi said PTDI secured expo...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Nov 2018 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 803
Views: 140860

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/decoding-chinese-submarine-sightings-in-south-asia-eroding-new-delhis-strategic-primacy/articleshow/66631063.cms This can only happen if the IN realises that the top priority must be given to augmenting the sub fleet much beyond its current force pr...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Nov 2018 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5072
Views: 964549

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Indranil, remember this. You are (IMHO) absolutely on the right track. See Air Launched Missile on the right. https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/the-big-story/story/20101129-the-secret-k-missile-family-744797-2010-11-20 So is difference in DNA of K and Agni missiles the reason why Agni VI has not b...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Nov 2018 10:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3551
Views: 422918

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Please post full text of Gen. Rawat interview https://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/can-t-fight-next-war-like-last-one-says-army-chief-gen-bipin-rawat/story-HJdfgQXJNDRH4Z0alD18iJ_amp.html__twitter_impression=true These are as revolutionary as Lord Kitchner reforms in 1890s. Gen Rawat must take c...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Nov 2018 22:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3298
Views: 605386

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

https://www.isro.gov.in/sites/default/f ... 0D2%20.pdf

Details on Launch Vehicle, Satellite, flight path including times, and Very Good Graphics.
by Rishi_Tri
10 Nov 2018 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179683

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.defensenews.com/industry/2018/11/08/the-us-brought-in-1923-billion-from-weapon-sales-last-year-up-13-percent/ The US brought in $192.3 billion from weapon sales last year, up 13 percent By: Aaron Mehta   1 day ago WASHINGTON — Combined weapon sales from American companies for fiscal 2018...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Nov 2018 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608281

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Joyous occasion no doubt but waiting for the day when ATAGS, Dhanush, Bhim, OFB Mounted Gun etc. are inducted with similar pomp, pageantry, and celebration.
by Rishi_Tri
09 Nov 2018 05:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179683

Re: Understanding the US - Again

And there comes the next Supreme Court Vacancy... Going to be a bit hard getting this one through the House..... :roll: She's EIGHTY-FIVE!!! Isn't that even older than the Queen of England, who stays on just to deny the crown to her brat Charlie? US Supreme Court appointments are confirmed through ...
by Rishi_Tri
08 Nov 2018 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34233

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

"That's extremely far away and presents logistics and crew challenges.And to get there you need to go through one of 3 choke points, which are not in control of India - (Malacca, Lombok or Sunda strait) often braving shallow water (which helps one detect or track a sub) and traffic to get to an...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Nov 2018 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34233

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Russia because of economic indebtedness to China; because they have played tango with each other on biggest issues that people have seen over past decade.. Iran, North Korea, Syria, Afghanistan; and Russia 'hasn't been able to use its good offices to convince' China to have simple thing of Maulana M...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Nov 2018 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 34233

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

C Uday Bhaskara article is at best listing of what others do, not necessarily what India should given the capabilities of Arihant. In a war with Pakistan, critical support to Adversary shall be from China, perhaps Saudi Arabia or Russia. Assuming China is the biggest supporter, one would want one's ...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Nov 2018 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2976
Views: 620563

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Time to cut HAL some slack. If HAL chief today says that third line shall come up in Nasik in 2020, the decision was taken probably months or year ago. Given how fluid things have been on Tejas, not too bad on advance planning front. It shows growing commitment of Air Force, confidence of HAL, and p...
by Rishi_Tri
24 Oct 2018 17:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3690
Views: 493521

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indian Air Force to induct Chinooks soon: Big push for troop movement, disaster relief capabilities https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/indian-air-force-to-induct-chinooks-soon-big-push-for-troop-movement-disaster-relief-capabilities/1350882/ Indian private sector company Dynamatics is manufac...
by Rishi_Tri
24 Oct 2018 17:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608281

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Why would one want to develop Artillery with range greater than that of MBRLs. As it is such high range artillery are sort of hybrids of MBRLs and Artillery. MBRLs are way more agile, have more impactful barrage, offer broad ranges, and modern MBRLs are very accurate. Is it the cost?
by Rishi_Tri
24 Oct 2018 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3228
Views: 527756

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

We are not too far behind in helicopters, fighters, space tech but large fixed wing aircraft is a glaring hole. MTA is an opportunity lost. Hopefully people still wake up, and with Ukranian help at least create replacement for An 32s or platform for AEW or civilian use. Almost every large wing Chine...
by Rishi_Tri
13 Oct 2018 08:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179683

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Without naming anyone, you are pontificating on resilience in very casual manner. India does not have full currency convertibility i.e., Indians still require passports, valid reasons to import or buy foreign currency. Keeps the outflows in check and there is no direct connection to dollar. Argentin...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Sep 2018 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608281

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Looking at the blue cloud print, I guess they are trying to sell it to 6 year old little girls or what? Haha. In animal kingdom anything that is extremely bright is most likely the most poisonous and deadly. :rotfl: Jokes apart .. to blend in with white and blueish nature of icy heights.. or even w...
by Rishi_Tri
07 Sep 2018 03:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 12290

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

So if we needed the great khan to share intel about Chinese troop movement off our borders, then why TF do we have ISRO, NTRO, etc.? Shut the lot down, and use the money to eradicate poverty as outsiders kindly remind us after every sat launch. Same damn story in '62, 50 years and $2T later, same s...
by Rishi_Tri
04 Sep 2018 00:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3507
Views: 363029

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion



Maha Vir Chakra .. True Valor. Salute!
by Rishi_Tri
30 Aug 2018 21:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 608281

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I have a general observation. British Military thinking always dominates thinking about how to fight the last war. I see that both IA and IAF have spent inordinate amount of effort in trying to re-fight the Kargil War and have distorted their thinking in choice of weapons and tactics. Krasnopol M w...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Aug 2018 03:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5072
Views: 964549

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

nam wrote:https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UboMbcyluvg

Tor mkm on a Tata truck. Was there a rfp for this system? The acceleration on the missile is phenomenal.


Does it mean that the system is already in India or were the Russians using Tata Chasis? And did the TOR destroy OSA AK missiles?
by Rishi_Tri
29 Aug 2018 03:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3298
Views: 605386

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Where is the likely crew undergoing training? How many people are there in the initial list?
by Rishi_Tri
25 Aug 2018 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 803
Views: 140860

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Tweeted to Def Minister on Utility Helos. I shall call it the dumbest and most short sighted decision of recent times. LUH is close to IOC. There are hundreds required for Army, Airforce, Navy and we propose contract with unknown foreign Helo! This would have been best chance of involving Private In...
by Rishi_Tri
24 Aug 2018 00:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5072
Views: 964549

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

https://thediplomat.com/2018/08/india-s ... d-missile/

(The Helina’s range is estimated at between 7 to 8 kilometers.) Almost every article on this test mentions range to be upto 8 km.

Above also has reference to LCH IOC.
by Rishi_Tri
24 Aug 2018 00:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1477
Views: 65933

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

the 1st new build tu160 rolled off the production line early this year. russia has intention to buy 50. we need to get in there and sign up for some 25. better this than S400. https://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/tu-160m2-everything-we-know-about-russias-new-super-bomber-23183 there she is , ...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Aug 2018 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3298
Views: 605386

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

India seeks its own “Gagarin Moment” - Ajay lele, Space Review Excerpts There are reports that ISRO is working on space docking experiments and has already completed some ground simulations. The other option with India is to develop a vehicle like the Russian Soyuz. This is a single-use vehicle tha...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Aug 2018 02:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5072
Views: 964549

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Indranil wrote:
SaiK wrote:
pooch: did you switch the "respectively" modes? I am trying to narrow/understand LOBL - 4 km, and LOAL - 7 km.

Nope, you got it right. Thanks for the correction.


Wasn't the original range 5km and 8km respectively?
by Rishi_Tri
22 Aug 2018 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3690
Views: 493521

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indranil wrote:The last zero in each of those numbers must be the degree sign.


Well said. Has to be. -300 C : Well we shall be breaking laws of Physics as we know it. :rotfl:
by Rishi_Tri
20 Aug 2018 06:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2976
Views: 620563

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

ramana wrote:CSIR completes Tejas HUD development.

https://twitter.com/strategic_front/sta ... 67233?s=19


True Make in India indeed.
by Rishi_Tri
20 Aug 2018 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3226
Views: 375609

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

India building new fighter jet https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-building-new-fighter-jet/article24731939.ece The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA), India’s next indigenous fighter, is expected to make its first flight by 2032. Development work on the jet is under way. “ The AMCA wi...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Aug 2018 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 4272

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

भारत की माटी के लाल को नमन I वह अपनी अगली यात्रा पे निकल गए I - Pokhran II, Kargil Victory, Operation Parakram, Defence Indigenization, Lahore Bus, Agra Summit, HIghway Development Program, New Telecom Policy, New Insurance Policy, Modern Airports of Delhi and Bengaluru, IT Revolution. - अतः नव भारत...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy 72nd Independence Day!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 1980

Re: Happy 72nd Independence Day!!!

Swatantrata Diwas ki sabko Shubhkamnayen. Saw the Tricolor flying in all its splendor in Anchorage, Alaska - A Remote Corner of This World. https://twitter.com/RishiTri76/status/1029141101372997633 The only words that come to me whenever I think of Independent India are - तुम मुझे खून दो मैं तुम्हे ...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 09:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3298
Views: 605386

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Katare wrote:Source?


Narendra Damodardas Modi :rotfl:
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 08:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3298
Views: 605386

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Time to create Indian Manned Space Mission - Gagan Yaan Thread.

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