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by mridulmm
08 Sep 2019 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258335

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

https://twitter.com/timesofindia/status ... 0054627329

ISRO Chief, K Sivan to ANI: We've found the location of #VikramLander on lunar surface and orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Lander. But there is no communication yet. We are trying to have contact. It will be communicated soon.
by mridulmm
19 Jul 2019 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2182
Views: 258335

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Just leaving it here to appreciate how effective ISRO's checks are and ISRO's success in catching the issue on Chandrayaan 2, not to downplay spaceX capabilities, spaceflight is still a very complicated task: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/15/spacex-points-to-leaky-valve-as-culprit-in-crew-drago...
by mridulmm
19 Jun 2019 11:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544433

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Indian Railways: Railways mulls inviting private firms to run trains on some routes https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/railways-mulls-inviting-private-firms-to-run-trains-on-some-routes/articleshow/69849236.cms To begin with, the railways will experiment by offering two trains to its tourism...
by mridulmm
18 Jun 2019 08:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4033
Views: 859960

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

rajsunder wrote:If Soviets could do such a long lasting rovers, why can't we do it in 2019?


Launch capacity. Compare the launch mass of Lunokhod 1 with Chandrayan 2

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunokhod_1 [5600 KG]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrayaan-2 [3800 KG]
by mridulmm
01 Jun 2019 10:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124555

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

1:22:00 onwards, Shekhar Gupta accepting the folly of reporters and secular ecosystem:

by mridulmm
31 May 2019 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124555

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

W Bengal state elections with Amit Shah as Home Minister would be interesting!
by mridulmm
19 May 2019 07:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544433

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Piyush Goyal Office
@PiyushGoyalOffc
Another Make in India Success Story: The indigenously made Vande Bharat Express' second rake is ready and is off to New Delhi from Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

https://twitter.com/PiyushGoyalOffc/status/1129771378222206977
by mridulmm
15 May 2019 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529242

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Hey, Maharani Pumpkinji looks uncannily like her GM, IGji - with a more masculine look. Must have lost weight. Definitely looks far more PMish than RaGa does. Dangerous opponent: may actually have brains, though why she agreed to get hitched to Einstein Vadraji remains a mystery. But what's the poi...
by mridulmm
13 May 2019 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529242

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Rain attenuation or weather attenuation, especially X, Ku, Ka bands does matter. He was actually on the dot . Especially A2G radar modes will be affected and also, A2A interceptors like JF17 with short range radar which look through heavy cloud cover. Clutter, plus range drop. This is correct and I...
by mridulmm
07 May 2019 11:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529242

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It doesn't seem like that voters are undecided or that there is no wave, at least in MP:

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by mridulmm
06 May 2019 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529242

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Rough voting numbers are in, these will only go up when final tally shows up in next couple of days
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by mridulmm
06 May 2019 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529242

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Voter turnout till 11 AM Overall: 26.96% Bihar : 20.74% J&K : 6.09% MP : 28.62% RJ : 29.36% UP : 22.96% WB : 33.57% JH : 29.49% Voter turnout till 1 PM Overall : 31.29% Bihar- 24.49% J&K- 6.54% MP- 31.46% Rj- 33.82% UP- 26.53% WB- 39.55% JH- 37.24% Actually its higher: https://eci.gov.in/up...
by mridulmm
29 Apr 2019 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529242

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

They have now said that voting holidays are given very specifically for voting and those employees who return without the inked finger will be terminated immediately. That has "lawsuit" written all over it. Imagine the guy that takes holiday to vote...momma falls critically ill the same d...
by mridulmm
20 Apr 2019 10:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1463
Views: 418869

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Original source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/delhidefencereview/ Some more info on Mk1A ⋅ ASRAAM ⋅ Self forming and healing Mobile ad hoc network ⋅ and more https://twitter.com/I30mki/status/1119285580754575360 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D4h_yLjWwAAilWu?format=jpg&a...
by mridulmm
05 Apr 2019 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 525981

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

I think we should take this seriously. +1. Agreed. It’s funny we’re saying that US would never admit to a F-16 loss because they have a conflict of interest, but at the same time we want their SD to issue a statement to back us up. :-? Decide kar lo if they have a conflict of interest or not!! Anon...
by mridulmm
27 Mar 2019 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 113540

Re: Indian ASAT test

Moi interested in the radar that was used for this mission. :mrgreen: BTW, something clearly happened between Balakot & now, for India to signal this capability. Definitely some PRC tricks indicating they would target our defence sats. Tom cooper guy on f16 net forums had a theory that our sate...
by mridulmm
02 Mar 2019 23:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775924

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

If you really want pictures updated every day, you can make an account on planet labs. 14 days trial. Pics are not high resolution but you can get some rough idea.
by mridulmm
02 Mar 2019 23:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775924

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/52840309_2147087715602670_1853702735287812096_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent-sjc3-1.xx&oh=c9d1b48c5e7493dec6839361790ab10e&oe=5CE6C53E https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/53068869_2147087682269340_7513705097172353024_o.jpg?_nc_c...
by mridulmm
01 Mar 2019 12:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 775924

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Uri SS1 images were released long afterwards. These will be too at an appropriate time after the naysayers have spent their energies. Evey wonder why the India political parties that were so vocal last time are either quite or getting fringe workers/paid jurnos/Full bakis to rake up the muck this t...
by mridulmm
28 Feb 2019 11:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 43237

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only

F-16? https://twitter.com/AdityaRajKaul/status/1100990200753328128 First image of the Pakistan Fighter Jet F16 wreckage which was shot down by Indian Air Force in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Commanding Officer of the Pakistan Army’s 7 Northern Light Infantry also visible. Pakistan cannot hide truth f...
by mridulmm
23 Feb 2019 14:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544433

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 18 to be introduced on M'luru-B'luru route: Goyal

https://www.deccanherald.com/city/train ... 19739.html

“We will introduce it on routes connecting major cities. An indigenously developed automatic signalling system will also be installed on these routes,”
by mridulmm
22 Feb 2019 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5009
Views: 965535

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1098830497520574464?s=19 Kaveri engine project will be closed before a successor is officially unveiled. #IAH https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1098830083836407808?s=19 Sources say the Kaveri engine program will be closed before a new project is officially unvei...
by mridulmm
28 Jan 2019 11:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3528
Views: 544433

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

First Train 18 service between Delhi to Varanasi, to be known as Vande Bharat Express.
https://twitter.com/PiyushGoyal/status/ ... 5383322624
by mridulmm
14 Jun 2017 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62820

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

disha wrote:
mridulmm wrote:^^^ S...L...O...W . . . . C...L...A...P...P...I...N...G


And sir., your point is?

Being speechless at stretching a discussion in non-sensical direction.
by mridulmm
14 Jun 2017 15:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62820

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

^^^
S...L...O...W . . . . C...L...A...P...P...I...N...G
by mridulmm
06 Jun 2017 20:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62820

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

can anyone explain this technology? how do you propel in space using electric power not involving rockets or cold gas? We have a six-tonne satellite in principle. It is possible to be realised using electric propulsion. So we have already started using electric propulsion system. (Even) GSAT-19 (la...
by mridulmm
09 Mar 2017 12:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 699
Views: 124758

Re: Technologies useful for Indian problems

This would have been possible lets say 10 - 15 years ago. Easiest route would have been to encourage one of the existing semiconductor companies to set it up in India. Now a days there are handful of companies which operate fabs and even then none of them might be looking to set up a new fab. If we...
by mridulmm
09 Mar 2017 01:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 699
Views: 124758

Re: Technolgies useful for Indian problems

Yagnasri wrote:Did we not have a foundry in Chandigarh which got "burned down" or something like that in 1980s.


I am not sure about it but my guess is it was SCL.
by mridulmm
09 Mar 2017 01:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 699
Views: 124758

Re: Technologies useful for Indian problems

Well the answer lies in foundry utilization vs investment ratio. Newer and newer processes cost a lot. If you can not keep your foundry running all the time, you might as well not recover the investment cost. More and more companies became fabless in last decade and even Intel is allowing its found...
by mridulmm
07 Mar 2017 14:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 699
Views: 124758

Re: Technologies useful for Indian problems

Vayu ji - I think this is not a "pie in the sky" at all. . and some of the major practical benefits may appear in a short time (say 5 years). Modi has personal interest (he launched National Center of Flexible Electronics under Digital India) and there are some very good people leading it...
by mridulmm
01 Mar 2017 15:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 531486

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

DON'T MISS: Model of an early iteration from India's Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) program undergoing RCS tests.
https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/836867360871055363

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