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by RanjanRoy
12 Apr 2008 23:32
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Nuclear Discussion - Nukkad Thread: 13 Apr 2008
Replies: 172
Views: 34422

Nuclear Discussion - Nukkad Thread: 13 Apr 2008

Old Thread: HERE _______________________________________________ Thus, for example, another test is an absolute imperative to test a reworked thermonuclear weapon design. The one tested in May 1998, many scientists even here believe, fizzled out. The doubt is about whether or not the shock wave set ...
by RanjanRoy
08 Nov 2007 10:48
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles - News Folder - November 2007
Replies: 1
Views: 4283

Indian Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator (HSTDV) Could Fly Next Year Aviation Week & Space Technology 11/05/2007 Michael A. Taverna Hyderabad, India Douglas Barrie London India is pushing ahead with the development of ground and flight test hardware as part of an ambitious plan for a hypersoni...
by RanjanRoy
02 Apr 2007 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3157
Views: 608902

Boeing Polishes 737 Design For EP-3 Replacement Aviation Week & Space Technology 01/30/2006 With the EP-3 aging fast, Boeing says the 737 offers a larger, more reliable joint-service replacement Mixed Signals Boeing is polishing the design of an EP-3-replacement signals intelligence aircraft fo...
by RanjanRoy
02 Apr 2007 11:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3157
Views: 608902

US Army ACS Platform Change Boosts Cost by 50% Aviation Week & Space Technology 08/22/2005 U.S. Army, contractor management criticized after intel aircraft platform deemed too small Size Matters Lockheed Martin's plan to switch airframes for the U.S. Army's Aerial Common Sensor program will inc...
by RanjanRoy
02 Apr 2007 10:28
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Space - News Folder - April 2007
Replies: 10
Views: 7424

India Looking For Space Partnerships Aviation Week & Space Technology 04/02/2007 Open for Business India is seeking international partners for its space industry, and plans to use the upcoming International Astronautical Congress in Hyderabad for some serious matchmaking. The Sept. 24-28 gather...
by RanjanRoy
15 Dec 2006 10:32
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Space - News Folder - December 2006
Replies: 8
Views: 3605

India Beginning Work on Its First Mars Orbiter
Aviation Week & Space Technology, 12/04/2006
by RanjanRoy
31 May 2006 20:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: IAF taking space seriously
Replies: 26
Views: 13257

who pays for them? who will control them? I think we can safely say that it does not matter who will pay for them but IAF would like to control them :P Thank you for the one liner gem of wisdom, it was so brillient. :-? What is wrong if a service wants to invent/innovate because it has specific or ...
by RanjanRoy
19 Nov 2005 21:47
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2005 - Kalaikunda AFS - Part II
Replies: 254
Views: 100640

George, you want something genuine to worry about, let me suggest thie following: Recall (from Vishnu Som's post) that incident about the taxi driver wandering about the runway while an aircraft was taxiing, and ask yourself, how in hell does a taxi wander onto a military air base in the middle of ...
by RanjanRoy
19 Nov 2005 14:09
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 March 2005
Replies: 329
Views: 89569

Iran shafts Pakistan: Spills the beans. :twisted: Defensenews: 11/18/05 12:54 Iran Gives U.N. Documents on Making Atom Bomb Core By MARK HEINRICH and FRANCOIS MURPHY, REUTERS, VIENNA The U.N. nuclear watchdog said in a confidential report on Nov. 18 that Iran had given it a document which diplomats ...
by RanjanRoy
22 Oct 2005 03:41
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Opposition to the Indo-US nuclear cooperation agreement
Replies: 321
Views: 80236

Two Fighter Choices for Indian Contract? Boeing hopes to fulfill the Indian air force's requirement for 126 multi-role combat fighters with the F/A-18E/F (shown), but faces competition from Dassault's Mirage 2000-5. India could split the order . Aviation Week & Space Technology 10/17/2005 As th...
by RanjanRoy
20 Oct 2005 09:28
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Opposition to the Indo-US nuclear cooperation agreement
Replies: 321
Views: 80236

Defense News 10/19/05 Congressmen Press Rice on U.S.-India Nuclear Deal Congressional leaders crucial to the fate of a controversial U.S.-India nuclear deal are pressing Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to consult them before proposing legislation to implement the agreement. The leaders make thei...
by RanjanRoy
02 Jun 2005 08:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 123938

E-10 Radar Secretly Designed To Jam Missiles Aviation Week & Space Technology 05/30/2005, David A. Fulghum Washington MP-RTIP radar, built for the E-10 aircraft, has been secretly designed to jam cruise missile electronics SEE IT, JAM IT, KILL IT The technological walls separating radar, electr...
by RanjanRoy
01 Jun 2005 11:18
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Radar thread - specs & discussions
Replies: 328
Views: 123938

Defense news 05/30/05 JSF-Raptor Radar Can Fry Enemy Sensors By MICHAEL FABEY The radar mounted on the F/A-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) can be used to fry electronic parts of ground-based radars and disable airborne cruise missiles, program officials for the planes acknowledge. U.S....
by RanjanRoy
13 Sep 2004 08:10
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Space - News Folder - September 2004
Replies: 34
Views: 8364

India Building a New Solid Propellant Plant [Aviation Week & Space Technology, 13 Sept 2004] Indian Expansion The Indian Space Research Organization plans a $66.7-million plant at its spaceport at Sriharikota in South India to produce 2,500 tons of solid propellants annually. The new plant shou...
by RanjanRoy
01 Mar 2004 09:14
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 20 Feb 2004
Replies: 334
Views: 72585

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 20 Feb 2004

SPACEWAR: Pakistan proliferation unpunished so US troops could hunt bin Laden: report WASHINGTON (AFP) Feb 29, 2004 The United States withheld criticism of Pakistan despite leaks of nuclear secrets to Libya and other countries, so long as US troops could launch a search for Osama bin Laden in the I...
by RanjanRoy
13 Jan 2003 23:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni test of 09 January 2003
Replies: 165
Views: 58307

Re: Agni test of 09 January 2003

From Intelligenceonline.net

Agni-III only to "dissuade" China 11 January 2003: The Agni-III missile that India will test-fire by the year-end is meant to "dissuade" China from launching a nuclear attack and not deter it as is the case of the Pakistan-specific Agni-I missile...
by RanjanRoy
20 Jun 2002 05:55
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan - Epicenter of Terrorism
Replies: 33
Views: 14972

Re: Pakistan - Epicenter of Terrorism

Ramana: ... After the Mughal collapse these teachers succeeded in coalescing the Muslim society in Northern India – the Khilafat movement , the fight for separate electorate and ultimately the formation of Pakistan. ... From what I have come to know Khilafat movement was an isolated overreaction by...
by RanjanRoy
03 Feb 2002 06:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

Ramana interesting post ;) So the weight is 12 Ton.
by RanjanRoy
02 Feb 2002 01:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

Folks get back to meaningful discussion per title of the thread, and please delete externeous stuff.<p>And BTW this is not a wish list thread, thus "SHOULD" based sentances must be meaningfully used.
by RanjanRoy
31 Jan 2002 02:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>How do you expect pakistan to respond?
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Build and shift to second strike capability :D if they have any juice left. :p Seriously.
by RanjanRoy
31 Jan 2002 02:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

Isn't it similar to trying to mount Arian booster to replace Shuttle SRB ?<p>Seriously it called developing a new missile. In reality called Dhanush which I think is based on second stage of Agni-2.
by RanjanRoy
31 Jan 2002 02:27
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>if a Agni or Prithvi is launched, all that pakistan sees is a streaking blob/a radar blimp, how do they distinguish that its Prithvi and not Agni, nobody can judge the missile based on the political mood of the country <hr></blockquot...
by RanjanRoy
31 Jan 2002 00:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>The Government, after studying all the implications, ordered the Services to use Prithvi only as a last resort and only if Pakistan launches its Chinese made <hr></blockquote><p>Now does one read those condictions as an "OR logic" or ...
by RanjanRoy
29 Jan 2002 23:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57173

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

Penstion not reported in Defence Budget ! Now this is news to me.<p> IDC: WHAT'S HOT? ANALYSIS OF RECENT HAPPENINGS <p> <blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr> But the arms race is on and IDC sees a bigger than last years $13.6 b defence budget, but as we analysed and got ...

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