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by Jayram
30 Apr 2019 10:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1369
Views: 339091

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I did not see an answer related to power plant ie the indigenous engine apart from that .. great video.
by Jayram
27 Mar 2019 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 813
Views: 231227

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

suryag wrote:Tejas @ LIMA

wow!!!!

LIMA'19 - Sneak peek of the Tejas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pvaf6zcUhzM


Spectacular.. The tight composition, the music , turns and the final with the rain . outstanding.
by Jayram
25 Mar 2019 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3046
Views: 423420

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

It works for me [url]niwire.com/neighbours/india-pakistan-dogfight-the-little-known-role-of-a-woman-flight-controller/[/url] Posting in full so that others can read, admins delete if this some violation Can a GCI or even an AEW radar spot missile launches and bombs being dropped? So it stands to re...
by Jayram
25 Mar 2019 12:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4927
Views: 691035

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

India should continue stress testing of Pakistan on all 3 dimensions. Scare the heck of their borders and then monitor the heck out of their Radar transmissions and aircraft movements and O/L. Any long term intelligence regarding their strategic locations can be very beneficial. And if we can suck u...
by Jayram
20 Mar 2019 00:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4927
Views: 691035

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

The other reason for Pakis to be so mentally disturbed is there no conversations going on between Modiji and thier side. Total silence from our side until they handover the most wanted list. Since they can not do that that means there is no guarantee there will no action from our side at a time and ...
by Jayram
11 Mar 2019 22:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3046
Views: 423420

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

This video from India today has its Pakistani reporter visiting Mig 21 crash site. Can be of help to understand geography of the region. Has interaction with local as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7blwdybLec&feature=youtu.be Apologies if already posted. Great Video.. No sign of burnt p...
by Jayram
05 Mar 2019 02:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4927
Views: 691035

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Sorry but it could also just be some farm equipment due to surprisingly good shape of all the components. SFM ASSY could be some kind of solar assembly? Just offering an alternate assessment
by Jayram
02 Mar 2019 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3046
Views: 423420

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

Now add this engagement with the filter of the IAF stating that the PLAAF's newest toys pinged loud and clear on our ISR assets. Given all this can you imagine all the noise and flurry within the PLAAF - They will have to go back to the drawing board as they have now been exposed to a Real World Ca...
by Jayram
02 Mar 2019 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3046
Views: 423420

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

One more https://theaviationist.com/2019/02/28/the-indian-air-force-claims-a-mig-21-bison-managed-to-shoot-down-a-pakistan-air-force-f-16d-block-52/ That said, as this Author explained to Livefist, if confirmed, “the MiG-21 kill would be significant, as it would prove once again that when it deals w...
by Jayram
28 Feb 2019 13:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 39514

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only

What's that supposed to mean? "We Have Some Reasonably Decent News From India, Pakistan": Donald Trump S President Donald Trump today said "we have some reasonably decent news from India and Pakistan", indicating a resolution amid tension between the two countries over the past ...
by Jayram
28 Feb 2019 13:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 39514

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only

As per Wiki F16 uses both GE and PW engines. And kudos to whoever has updated that site already showing one F16 downed on 27th Feb 2019.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Dynamics_F-16_Fighting_Falcon
by Jayram
26 Feb 2019 15:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140386

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

There is a whole lot of value here to releasing some imagery from our side. For one we do not want imagery from Pindi to dominate airwaves. We want ours! We are the good guys morally as well as superior technologically. So when we say we did something we show how we did it. Secondly we also want to ...
by Jayram
26 Feb 2019 15:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140386

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Sorry to be a wet blanket but I am not sure about the number of causalities or damage. We do need to release pics /intel confirming the same else we need to be very circumspect about our estimates. In this day and age using laser targeted bombs/Satellite pics there is a lot of imagery that GOI undou...
by Jayram
26 Feb 2019 13:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140386

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Rahul Bedi dude is poo poing the attack saying it is symbolic and political. These guys don't understand ModiJi, they think a Pulwama type attack will go unanswered, and he will do it only for political gain https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/world/asia/india-pakistan-kashmir-jets.html Is this for ...
by Jayram
26 Feb 2019 12:05
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140386

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

FS confirming that a large number of Jaish Terrorists eliminated. No doubts about that statement. The assurance of this statement is interesting. They know they elimnated them and that too a large number and did not use any hedging -- no fudging around this by saying estimated to eliminated etc? How...
by Jayram
26 Feb 2019 11:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140386

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

There were rumblings in my college whatsapp groups with many of my classmates exIAF technical branch recruits.. But did not want to break opsec or spread rumors. Turns out they are all good now. Those guys must be raising a glass or two today..
by Jayram
26 Feb 2019 10:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 140386

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Question to light up the target do we need SF folks across the border lying in wait to help laser guided bombs and if so are those folks still out there ? or is done thru a pathfinder jet and nothing on the ground?
by Jayram
21 Feb 2019 07:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 875544

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

Sorry about that and thank you Rakesh.
by Jayram
21 Feb 2019 07:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 548522

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

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/1097383196612734976 Check Pic at the link. The Primary Radar on the our AEW&C can generate near weapons grade track at 475 KM. - The primary radar in the AWE&C exhibits capability to detect and generate a near weapons grade accurate track within 15 se...
by Jayram
21 Feb 2019 06:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 875544

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

Great News on LCA and even greater on Kaveri. Will 2019 be India's year of renaissance? Surav Jha twitter feed has a lot of laddos this past few days apart from the above. Sample these https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1098332878507626496 ---> At long last @DRDO_India's Hypersonic Technlogy Demons...
by Jayram
19 Jan 2019 00:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3418
Views: 489784

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://swarajyamag.com/infrastructure/people-happy-soldiers-confident-how-bogibeel-setu-is-ticking-many-boxes-at-once The foundation stone for the bridge was laid by the then prime minister H D Deve Gowda in January 1997, but construction did not begin until five years later (in 2002) when prime m...
by Jayram
08 Jan 2019 10:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 875544

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

Jayram, Congratulations for being part of Tejas development at a young age. And even more for using knowledge about Aluminium Alloys and grain refinement with micro alloys. Thanks Ramanagaru. A small effort done a long time ago is still etched clearly in my mind. HAL executives were equally appreci...
by Jayram
07 Jan 2019 04:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3370
Views: 456861

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

This was probably a major failure to properly firewall a SAP and the subsequent inability to control the event has probably made the situation even worse by involving the usual "Aliens/UFO" crowd. But stuff like this happens at times with SAPs. I believe Ben Rich's book has a few accounts...
by Jayram
06 Jan 2019 15:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 875544

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

I suppose this is the right time to place my small contribution to the LCA and therefore my first introduction to it. This was in 1991/92. HAL needed AL Alloys extruded bars for the LCA for wing spars. The problem was the dimensions of this extrusions were on the outer edge of our existing machinery...
by Jayram
19 Dec 2018 05:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3853
Views: 780138

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

Why Isro's Gsat-7A launch is important for IAF. The communication satellite will enable the Indian Air F enable the Indian Air Force (IAF) to interlink different ground radar stations, airbases and AWACS aircraft A question on the security implications of this information... Should India be giving ...
by Jayram
30 Nov 2018 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3853
Views: 780138

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

From Space flight https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/11/29/indian-rocket-launches-31-satellites/ The 837-pound (380-kilogram) HysIS satellite separated from the PSLV’s fourth stage approximately 17 minutes after liftoff as the rocket headed south over the Indian Ocean. An on-board camera showed the Hys...
by Jayram
25 Nov 2018 05:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1161
Views: 77622

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

This heart drug breakthru is big news for the world. Recent large scale outcome trials of a Fish oil derived drug called Vascepa has provided potential for paradigm shifting results in world of Heart Health. Very good news for those on Statins this drug has been proven to reduce Cardio Vascular hard...
by Jayram
07 Nov 2018 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant: News & Discussion
Replies: 330
Views: 85697

Re: INS Arihant: News & Discussion

Happy Diwali to all the brfites. And Diwali gift for porki lurkers, here is video from horses mouth that shows INS Arihant has fired multiple times. So all the claim of untested mizzile test from sub will have to remain in realm of goat dreams : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OVkapI2oSE Such an g...
by Jayram
23 Apr 2018 11:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 875544

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

One Question maybe a dumb one .. Does all the activity this mean that the Tejas flight envelope is completely opened and the flight laws of the aircraft are presumed to sufficiently coded complete for all aircraft operations including combat maneuvering ? Thanks all who were kind enough to respond....
by Jayram
20 Apr 2018 22:29
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 875544

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

One Question maybe a dumb one .. Does all the activity this mean that the Tejas flight envelope is completely opened and the flight laws of the aircraft are presumed to sufficiently coded complete for all aircraft operations including combat maneuvering ? Or will the tweaking process still continue ...
by Jayram
24 Mar 2018 02:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1073877

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

A very good master thesis assuming a non military audience on Active RF homing for missiles from a Swedish student (getting help from SAAB) for those interested in deeper dive into this area of tech..
http://photon.isy.liu.se:81/student/exj ... s/3309.pdf
by Jayram
26 Jan 2018 23:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 558614

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

I think AK has that bent. He is more interested in people, which is fine. A little too forced sometimes though for my liking too: Whether you want it or not, you have to talk about your mother :D Good to hear the men gush over LCA. 1. Better to maintain than a Mirage! The aircraft speaks to you: te...
by Jayram
25 Jan 2018 01:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 558614

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Somebody here were inquiring or had posted recommendations (along with JayS) about Introduction of Flight by John Anderson Jr. Would like to say that book is very good and a delight to read. Basics are treated very well with good correlation to real physics. Liked the way he tends to explain...very...
by Jayram
24 Jan 2018 10:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 633665

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

My contention is as follows a hollow cylinder will resist both bending and torsional moments better as compared of a hollow square "for the same weight and length" . Please consider me a "near zero" in this discussion hovering around -272 deg C But I have some empirical awarenes...
by Jayram
24 Jan 2018 01:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 633665

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Per my calculations, the beam was already oversized. Granted, I did a check just on the beam and joints and not the welds. Plus adding stuff to a rectangular beam would be easier from design & fabrication cost & effort. The only thing I would have done differently is to change the orientati...
by Jayram
23 Jan 2018 05:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 633665

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Just some nit pick observations..... Two quick points.. The decision to use cast versus extruded manufacturing process is an important one. Good point. Secondly it is important to consider the shape of the boom. The boom shape should maximized to increase moment of inertia inertia?? I am sure you m...
by Jayram
20 Jan 2018 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4047
Views: 633665

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Two quick points.. The decision to use cast versus extruded manufacturing process is an important one. Casting does not have the same shock loading capacity as an extruded part mostly due to grain structure. Cast products are brittle and tend to fail suddenly without any of the plastic deformation. ...
by Jayram
16 Jan 2018 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3853
Views: 780138

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

I think the $20 Million is for another item. Dont see $$ listed on the Atomic Clocks dev.
by Jayram
12 Jan 2018 02:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 665620

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

OT Alert Dont know if this has been covered in BR earlier or not but I just finished watching the 4 episode series of "How to Command a Nuclear Submarine" on Amazon Prime. Whew what a rush! This one pulls the curtain all the way back on nuclear submarine captain selection in the Royal Navy...
by Jayram
06 Dec 2017 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1431
Views: 188264

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

We may have gotten Russian consultancy initially (and why not?) while designing the first version of the nuclear reactor but signs are pointing to us be more than competent in this field ourselves. For proof look at the next submarine Aridhaman being required to have a higher power output than the A...

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