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by SaiK
09 Jan 2019 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1072
Views: 106427

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

RIP F-35: The Air Force's Sixth-Generation Fighter Could Make Everything Obsolete https://nationalinterest.org/sites/default/files/styles/desktop__1486_x_614/public/main_images/t0107b23605c46b1c91_2.jpg?itok=CPNrpKea Current work on a futuristic 6th-gen fighter - to come after and fly alongside upg...
by SaiK
08 Jan 2019 02:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2222
Views: 131092

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Equality as defined by SC and interpreted by Commies.
by SaiK
02 Jan 2019 13:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

What need to be noted(highlighted) is it would be only by Oct 2019, IAF will get their first FOC Tejas(sp21).
by SaiK
01 Jan 2019 04:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

Lungi dance should be parfaarmance naarmal now.
by SaiK
28 Dec 2018 03:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

When did we last heard of mayavi tested?

(Trying to understand what "interim" means.)
by SaiK
25 Dec 2018 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3490
Views: 646821

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

In Photos: India's Amazing Launch of the GSAT-7A Communications Satellite

https://www.space.com/42801-india-gsat- ... hotos.html
by SaiK
25 Dec 2018 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

Well, if it is not Uttam, then "Formal FOC" is safe bet DileepO. Other possibilities include bringing out the frozen design of Mk2. The provisional DAL (Drawing Applicability List) for FOC fighters were released in October, 2017, and the amended one in August, 2018. DAL is the standard of ...
by SaiK
24 Dec 2018 15:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 115
Views: 34415

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

OT? Tsirkon is being manufactured in compliance with Russia’s Universal Vertical Launching System (UKSK), a seaborne missile launcher platform that notably includes the Russian “Caliber” and Russian-Indian “BrahMos” missiles. In fact, Tsirkon shares so much design and performance DNA with the latter...
by SaiK
22 Dec 2018 22:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

I’m hoping it’s high-speed taxi trials with the Kaveri. https://i.imgur.com/2EVPglK.gif A year back .... DRDO Chief Dr S Christopher in 2017 had said that LCA-Tejas will fly with Indo-French Kaveri engine by 2019 Aero India Kaveri engine reportedly will be able to generate 88.9 kN to 99 kN of Thrus...
by SaiK
22 Dec 2018 07:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3647
Views: 446139

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Indian soldiers venting on Facebook: Are they failing the army, or has the army failed them?

https://qz.com/india/886111/indian-sold ... -them/amp/

by former officer of the Indian Army’s Parachute Regiment.
by SaiK
22 Dec 2018 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

having the dimensions and 414 weighing less than 404, yes. it is all the question of handling the extra 2k lbs mil.thrust. the g limits can be really tested. It is all CLAW anyways (improved FADEC guided).
by SaiK
22 Dec 2018 00:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

maaf! boo boo. it was for the IN20 version (between cup and lip, slip ho gaya) :)
by SaiK
22 Dec 2018 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

I think, we should not confuse ourselves on the planned vs actual timelines of deliverables. There are issues here, and we all know about ourselves very clear on this issue. Uttam was planned for Mk2, hence on LSP-2 which also carries the indiski F414 as test bed for Mk2. So, any news from LSP2, and...
by SaiK
20 Dec 2018 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

Uttam has to better Elta. Better ahead thinking than getting shuklawed at integration time.
by SaiK
20 Dec 2018 09:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3444
Views: 565465

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China tests new sub-launched ballistic missile that will raise the stakes in a nuclear war with the US https://amp.businessinsider.com/china-tests-new-sub-launched-ballistic-missile-reports-2018-12 China tested a new JL-3 submarine-launched ballistic missile in late November, moving closer to stren...
by SaiK
19 Dec 2018 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

Yup, between left and right, the truth is always in the middle. JMO. There are trade-off reasons, we are not putting it on the analysis table, and perspective weight factors of decision authorities as well. None of the shaken-laws of the ddm world has the capability to table it correctly. Also pleas...
by SaiK
19 Dec 2018 23:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3490
Views: 646821

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

thanks for sharing your observations sudhan, so vividly!
by SaiK
19 Dec 2018 21:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3490
Views: 646821

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

https://youtu.be/3k9yJI1i5UM

What was the error corrections for the drag he was commenting about at 30:*?
by SaiK
19 Dec 2018 03:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

At least 2 year project to come to a production variant.
by SaiK
19 Dec 2018 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

of course [not to talk politics - :mrgreen: ], HAL and Thales [after Reliance cock&bull story by DDM], are in denial of any partnership! so, the DDMites have a strong association of DARIN3 done HAL friends to enable Mk1a. why these guys really care about technical, or techno-economical analysis?...
by SaiK
18 Dec 2018 20:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3007
Views: 377555

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I can see a huge need clairvoyant! None can :)

Go for the extra corridors..NSEW.

https://www.livemint.com/Industry/UZCh3 ... rakes.html
by SaiK
17 Dec 2018 23:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links
Replies: 2725
Views: 294584

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links

Muslim women campaigning for the nonbelievers to enter Sabarimala, wearing hijab. Funded and organised by the state government. #MashaAllah https://t.co/rgShJ7ZAyu
by SaiK
17 Dec 2018 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

I understand fixed costs (production setup, technology (r&d) cost, etc) is something have to be done, and not recoverable (meaning included in the product cost for sales - or this is where other countries have done things at economies of scale). Removing all variable costs (i.e, line-items requi...
by SaiK
16 Dec 2018 16:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

No. Perhaps keep it at that price for sale to Baharin et al. :)
by SaiK
16 Dec 2018 16:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

India Eyes Increase In Tejas Jet Fighter Production Rate http://www.defenseworld.net/news/22271/India_Eyes_Increase_in_Tejas_Jet_Fighter_Production_Rate#.XBYvLB6IYwA India’s state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is producing around eight Tejas, a single engine multi-role aircraft, annually ...
by SaiK
16 Dec 2018 02:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

I meant the first flight. Isn't 2022 the timeframe set for Mk2 prototype? me culpa
by SaiK
16 Dec 2018 01:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

Was it 12 numbers of the older version /for prototypes? F404-F2J3. It is better to order in squadron steps.. 'cause, we might be ready with F414 integration perhaps much earlier than expected for subsequent Mk1a orders. But then, Mk1a is all geared for 404s rather 414s(Mk2)... the point being, we ca...
by SaiK
11 Dec 2018 18:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

Rahul Bedi.. sheesh. Quetly signing? When everything is quite.

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2052s as baseline for Uttam GaN makes it promissing. Our desi Meteor (Astra) will do the right job for IAF.
by SaiK
10 Dec 2018 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5115
Views: 986546

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

I think we can deliver a #panchadala of 1tonner to 10k strike range now. #loftedDelivery :mrgreen:
by SaiK
09 Dec 2018 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 895
Views: 187229

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

This OTH radar The 29B6, or “Container,” radio system consists of two physically separated parts-- the transmitter and receiver. The receiver is located in the town of Kovylkino, while the transmitter is some 300 km to the north. It uses “mathematical-algorithmic software” to process complex data a...
by SaiK
09 Dec 2018 09:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3271
Views: 409595

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

The S5W was a highly successful design that produced fifteen thousand shaft horsepower and was the standard U.S. Navy reactor until the introduction of the S6G reactor that powers the Los Angeles class. (HMS Dreadnought as well) their speed was limited to maximum of twenty knots. The Skipjack’s hull...
by SaiK
07 Dec 2018 11:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

GAN Advantage AESA radars have been in use for more than 20 years and hence the technology that is the basis for them is evolving. Most of the AESA models in production now are based on Gallium Arsenide (GaAs)-based T/R modules. However, the emerging standard now for these models of radars is the u...
by SaiK
05 Dec 2018 17:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4029
Views: 640704

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Government of India contemplating on setting up an elite ‘Surgical Strikes Unit’

https://www.opindia.com/2018/12/governm ... -unit/amp/
by SaiK
05 Dec 2018 11:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate
Replies: 317
Views: 36978

Re: CDS, Tri-Services Issues & Integration Debate

The efficacy of the CDS system has been proved in five dozen countries, but in India, serious and sincere efforts to remodel the present higher defence organisation have run into political and inter-services opposition. But there is no escape from restructuring — a single Chinese theatre command fa...
by SaiK
04 Dec 2018 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 953
Views: 176222

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I'm all for SSBN dual use than pure SSNs.
by SaiK
04 Dec 2018 20:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 953
Views: 176222

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

So much struggles!? In this article or for real?

https://www.indiatoday.in/amp/india/sto ... 2018-12-04

Are we in such dire straits?
by SaiK
03 Dec 2018 20:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3007
Views: 377555

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Is this rate per sq foot? " As per the report, the NRI octogenarian Savita Ben handed over her 11.94 hectare ancestral land in Gujarat at a price of Rs 30,234.3 to the NHRSCL that is implementing India’s first high-speed bullet train project." https://swarajyamag.com/insta/development-abo...
by SaiK
03 Dec 2018 07:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 721251

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

But dont succumb to Mk1a specs. Think Mk2/ of course OT here. :wink:

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