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by JTull
19 Oct 2020 15:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371219

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Chinese soldier apprehended by Indian Army in Ladakh A Chinese Army soldier was apprehended near ChumarDemchok area of Ladakh on Monday morning. The PLA soldier is currently in captivity of Indian Army. According to sources, the soldier might have entered the Indian territory inadvertently. He will...
by JTull
19 Oct 2020 15:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

There's a report that entire missile was recovered from sea so they'll be able to do extremely good failure analysis.
by JTull
14 Oct 2020 13:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

And, we do hide tests whenever it suits us. What is pinching you? Er, nothing! I meant that we don't declare all our tests. First few K-4 tests weren't announced! I'm sure every carriage, drop and firing tests of air-launched weapons like Astra, Brahmos, NGARM, SAAW haven't made it to the press. Th...
by JTull
14 Oct 2020 01:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

ramana wrote:Due to limited number of tests it gives credibility to the testing process.

So its a good thing to acknowledge issues.


And, we do hide tests whenever it suits us.
by JTull
12 Oct 2020 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

kirpalbasra wrote:Why do the Indians give all ways give results of test and why make a big noise about conducting a test.


Failure of one test just gave credibility to the success of all others that have taken place in last month.
by JTull
11 Oct 2020 22:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371219

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Can someone explain why Black Top is so important? I see lot of obsession about it.
by JTull
09 Oct 2020 23:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

This was not Rudra M or M2 or M3. RM's tweet is clear about it. https://twitter.com/rajnathsingh/status/1314483549639045121?s=20 The New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile ( Rudram-1 ) which is India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile developed by @DRDO_India for Indian Air Force was tested su...
by JTull
08 Oct 2020 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

So gentlemen, you will lose credibility in any serious discussion if you say Shenya, S Hyena are torpedoes and NAGIN is a towed array sonar. Just like you will become a laughing stock if you say Bangalore is the capital of Kerala. And, if you think you now know the password, there could be other tr...
by JTull
08 Oct 2020 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5146
Views: 1042726

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

An interesting pic of IMRH wind tunnel test under the watchful eyes of Wg Cdr Unni Pillai (Retd), Executive Director (Flight Operations-Rotary Wing), HAL. The prog is slowly and steadily picking pace. And, that'd good news on #AFDay2020 . https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1314088551479300103/pho...
by JTull
07 Oct 2020 21:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Trapeze launcher is a good way for clean separation, esp. for a large missile like NGARM and reduce the risk of a pitch up movement at launch. If the missile is primarily guided by onboard seeker and not a dedicated HTS like assembly interfaced with the RWR, it might also provide a good benefit for...
by JTull
07 Oct 2020 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Imagine a mix of Brahmos (surface), SMART (sub-surface), Nirbhay (land-attack) on every IN frontline ship with Universal launcher. Nothing on high-seas, in harbour or on land is going to be safe now.
by JTull
07 Oct 2020 16:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1081990

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

Why wait for MWF? Nothing is stopping HAL from introducing these jig-less assembly methods for Mk1a.
by JTull
06 Oct 2020 01:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

SMART on that TEL looks like a Shaurya clone. If the torpedo is 220kg then it tells you about the size of our petals that K-15 can carry.
by JTull
30 Sep 2020 22:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 218
Views: 55216

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

Fuel efficiency is not the only criteria. The an important criteria is to be able to operate from much smaller airfields. Can we have a 50 seater (Volvo Bus Equivalent) which can safely land in 200m airfield? There is a large market for such aircraft max speed can be 300-500 KMPH That makes fuel ef...
by JTull
30 Sep 2020 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5146
Views: 1042726

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I think 1800cr could include cost of the assembly line (rigs, tooling, etc).
by JTull
23 Sep 2020 19:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

ramana wrote:So what different platforms can it be flown from: tanks, helicopters, jeeps, BMP, what else?


A tripod in a bunker on LOC!

UCAV!
by JTull
09 Sep 2020 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 387
Views: 125555

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

No, that's not a typo. That Swarajya article does not make complete sense though. They mention Arighat having 8 tubes instead of 4 like the Arihant, but the complement of missiles mentioned is the same as the Arihant (12 K-15 and 4 K-4). It should be double of that if the number of tubes is doubled...
by JTull
09 Sep 2020 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3602
Views: 1007795

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

As I mentioned previously, weapons programs to this end are already in the works. It isn't a math or physics problem that hasn't been worked out already. At tactical ranges/targets you can pack quite a few number of these on tactical platforms. Now if you want to build very long range systems then ...
by JTull
28 Aug 2020 14:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Main Site Feedback
Replies: 472
Views: 99539

Re: BR Main Site Feedback

BR Main Site is showing as http. Is that expected?
by JTull
27 Aug 2020 03:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1459
Views: 279081

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Precisely, So going by GOTUS or other arms suppliers past record if we are going to get something valuable like Engines, there will be definitely a quid pro quo and could very well be buy 18 FA 18 Super hornets at say USD 2.5- 3 Billion plus weapons and training and PBL. While the Obama Admin revie...
by JTull
21 Aug 2020 03:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736185

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Can the Litening pods also be used for detecting aerial targets? Yes. The IAF has been using Litening as a FLIR for over two decades. It works better than the Su-30MKI or MiG-29 IRST. A big hint is the Su-30MKI in Red Flag Exercises carrying ACMI pods for Air to Air combat and Litening pod on the i...
by JTull
05 Aug 2020 14:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 315746

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

ATAGS pictures from Republic Day 2017 unveiling are a good reference

https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=6651&start=2320#p2103438

by JTull
16 Apr 2020 14:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736185

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Working on Su-30MKI Tail numbers details since now Production order is completed . Doing visual sampling of images then matching with Tail numbers I try to spot first Tail number in the series with the highest in the series ex SB101 to SB195 if any one has seen higher Tail numbers in the series SB3...
by JTull
16 Apr 2020 14:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1459
Views: 279081

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Kh-35 comparison to Brahmos-NG is not a like for like. NG will be 3 times the weight and more than a metre longer.

https://www.defenceiq.com/air-forces-military-aircraft/articles/brahmos-chasing-the-worlds-fastest-jet-launched-cruise-missile
by JTull
12 Apr 2020 16:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019
Replies: 468
Views: 117390

Re: Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: News & Discussion - 30 August 2019

Vivek K wrote:Privacy? Do you have something to hide?


OT, but...

Privacy is a huge matter! In the eyes of some, there's very little difference between fan, jingo, nationalist, spy, terrorist! Overseas BRF meets were targeted in the old days, so they stopped getting advertised here.
by JTull
04 Apr 2020 13:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3812
Views: 736185

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

SB 435 pic has appeared with new RWR (as pointed by Angad). When did the roll out start?
by JTull
25 Mar 2020 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824777

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://twitter.com/centerofright/status/1242467538904043520?s=20 https://twitter.com/Iyervval/status/1242461783014555649?s=20 https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.21.001586v1.full.pdf Corona virus has entered India thru travellers from Italy, Spain, UK and USA. If it is virulent in all ...
by JTull
24 Mar 2020 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1081990

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

Rakesh wrote:Kartik posted earlier that it was Line 2 or did I read that incorrectly?


This is quoted by Anantha Krishnan. I'd believe him over anyone, other than an insider, on this matter. You could DM him on teetar.
by JTull
24 Mar 2020 20:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1081990

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

Rakesh wrote:Thanks Vamsee!

BTW, does anyone know from which production line SP-17 (formerly SP-21) came out from?

I need to add that on the first page. Thanks.


LCA Division https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/2020/03/17/first-tejas-foc-fighter-upgraded-features.html
by JTull
23 Mar 2020 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 924
Views: 280590

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

neural nets are just one technique of AI.

Machine learning is a better term for what is being sold around the world as AI. Most of it is just bayesian statistics.
by JTull
20 Mar 2020 18:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 837
Views: 174799

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Will these negevs be imports? Or will they be manufactured here at adani(formerly punj llyod) facility in collaboration with IWI? That is the question. The report mentions that many more LMGs are required and will be part of 'Make In India'. This would imply that the initial lot will be import and ...
by JTull
20 Mar 2020 03:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1081990

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

Seems SP-21, will be renumbered to 17. https://twitter.com/zone5aviation/status/1239945898920005632?s=20 Are they numbered out of sequence? Logically this batch of fighters should have started at LA-5017, right? Unless the trainers are supposed to fill in the gaps, but usually two-seaters get a diff...
by JTull
18 Mar 2020 23:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 315746

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

OFB exports its newly developed 52-calibre barrels to Bofors. The Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), which is celebrating its 219th foundation day on Wednesday, has exported its newly developed 52-calibre barrel for 155 mm artillery guns to Bofors Test Center , its chairman Hari Mohan said. He said that...
by JTull
18 Mar 2020 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 688959

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rakesh wrote:Photo of the first single seat Rafale is out!!

Serials numbers of single seaters start with BS...

https://www.instagram.com/p/B9282tilg7D ... 3bcziera5b


Link is not working!
by JTull
18 Mar 2020 19:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1157
Views: 191415

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

This is an executive function. SC is messing with the entire economy, without any accountability to public. If govt has a plan, then let them implement it. Otherwise, you'll have lot more Yes Banks!
by JTull
18 Mar 2020 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824777

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

IndraD wrote:Finally UK closing all schools and entering lockdown after massive damage done


Only Wales and Scotland, so far.

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