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by SaiK
24 Sep 2018 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

The DRDO has been focusing on high altitude interceptor missiles because if an incoming missile is intercepted at an high altitude, the debris would not fall on the ground and there would be no collateral damage. within our threat theater profile, we could really consider a collateral damage fallin...
by SaiK
24 Sep 2018 06:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1729
Views: 78211

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Courtesy/ #via: @venug https://aperiodical.com/2018/09/hlf-blogs-what-is-the-riemann-hypothesis/ HLF Blogs: What is the Riemann Hypothesis? #Vyoman, #Sky_High Aha.. so, to answer this question: What would the consequences of a proof be? " The most straightforward consequence, if the least mathe...
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

The French is frantically running around to dump offset work on desi companies. Mostly low tech/previous generation stuff onlee. They will go by the books! if we have to counter this, we have to rewrite our DPP and policies on 50% offsets. We can't have open ended at the top, expect the result at t...
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 08:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

Okay.. some good data here on Reliance https://www.opindia.com/2018/09/fact-check-here-are-facts-of-rafale-deal-that-are-being-selectively-ignored-by-politicians/amp/ So what is the deal with Reliance? The 36 Rafales will not be made in India, so it’s a no-brainer that Reliance will not be making th...
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 05:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 492
Views: 56364

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

F-35b may not be our needs, (but is the only option for replacing Sea Harriers). F-135 engine is something we will ape for! Indian interest deep in 1.2 billion hearts will see F-35 tech.
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 04:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

Picklu wrote:How do you prove/certify an engine without flying it?.

actually, it is the other way.. the actual certificate (not paper) to fly it comes before flying it. who in the sane world would fly with an engine that is not fit to fly?
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 03:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

massan anti-tank and other weaponries do have DU capability. just infusing some thought here for shoulder carrying rounds
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 03:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

wait a minute.. is there an offset clause for gov-gov purchase?
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 02:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

And which is the way all fighter aircraft purchases should be. Get offsets via components. Regardless of outcome of this ongoing tamasha, MMRCA 3.0 is now done. You can thank RaGa for this. Whether Modi wins in 2019 or not, there will be now be no MMRCA. G2G deals will happen instead. And no licens...
by SaiK
23 Sep 2018 00:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

Let me ask this for a straight forward answer. Did the gov-gov deal include make in India part of this deal or is this 36 outright purchase from France?
by SaiK
22 Sep 2018 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540014

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

you are ignoring choto mota islands on the arabian sea :).
by SaiK
22 Sep 2018 20:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540014

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

easy reach to terrorists just across the border? /OT ---- ^dinesha's link: “The two sides discussed threadbare the space cooperation at that meeting and decided to strengthen their ties in the field of joint scientific research and use of outer space for peaceful purposes. In this context, particula...
by SaiK
22 Sep 2018 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540014

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

Varoon Shekhar wrote:Can you please explain. What does the 'GPS module '
'mean for the common person?

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-i ... ss-2666191
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 20:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

indiski engine is an eventuality. it is a question of when we will hear the good news.
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 20:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

UPAvasis have literally wrecked the country. Sorry, even the French were not spared. [not that they are clean]. But then, if it is all about screw-driver-giri, Ambani is better - a bunch of robots will do it for him. Nail the past or wrong doings, but Rafale and mil force must go on, and get delinke...
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 680
Views: 74049

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Regarding the Request for Information released for 114 multi-role combat aircraft (MRCA), with a Request for Proposal that will be issued late next year at the earliest and implemented after three to four years, there is cynicism among many OEMs who feel that this, too, might experience the fate of...
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

x-post from tejas dhaaga India looks to indigenous fighters As the first of 36 Rafales are delivered from September next year until 2022, an official indicated that Dassault Aviation could likely be given an additional order in later years, as they would most likely be cheaper. With two squadrons es...
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3222
Views: 367630

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

x-posting from Tejas dhaaga India looks to indigenous fighters With the number of the Indian Air Force’s fighter squadrons expected to decrease quickly from the present 31 as the current fleet ages, there has been a decisive endeavor to accelerate the recapitalization of the fighter fleet. The major...
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

wah! 18 squads of Mk1, 1a, and Tejas Mk2 ! I can expect at least 10 squadrons of AMCA for 2030 and beyond as well, replacing+augmenting Migs, Rafales and Jags
by SaiK
21 Sep 2018 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

IAF tests Rafale with India-specific enchancements https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/top-iaf-official-tests-rafale-in-france/articleshow/65890063.cms IAF deputy chief Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar flew the Rafale, a 17-year-old aircraft that is being used as a “testbed” for the 14 India-spe...
by SaiK
20 Sep 2018 10:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

sometime back (year back), we had an oped stating then the production time per jet came down from 19 months to 11 months. Can they bring this further down with concurrent engineering efforts?
by SaiK
20 Sep 2018 07:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

Instead of ordering, go for the commitment/pledge drive - 10 aircrafts per year, is given! Q: can we do it? /assume tranches, request for change, new features are all part and parcel of say a decade plan.
by SaiK
18 Sep 2018 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1229
Views: 173021

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

Who is this Sharma goon on PIL?(got adjourned) https://m.timesofindia.com/india/sc-adjourns-hearing-on-rafale-fighter-jet-deal/amp_articleshow/65853667.cms ___ Meanwhile... Some high-level Rafale dogfighting today. Separate press conferences today by current defence minister @NSitharaman & her p...
by SaiK
18 Sep 2018 17:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 904
Views: 83056

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Why the Air Force Won't Buy the F-15X or 'New' F-22 Raptor
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/ ... ptor-31442
by SaiK
18 Sep 2018 17:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2758
Views: 453761

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Am I linking this to a wrong dhaaga?

https://amp.businessinsider.com/japan-s ... sea-2018-9

Japan is staring China down with its first submarine drills in the contested South China Sea
by SaiK
17 Sep 2018 20:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

robotic personal assistant is one way forward, considering weights and range/target type/profiles - if the design constraint for DRDO that they can't reduce weight - I think, these are the places where private should pitch in - advanced materials, production jigs, etc. bike mounted guns to 4x4 mount...
by SaiK
17 Sep 2018 07:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Singha wrote:The tow missile has a very hefty tripod while russians use small ones from prone or sitting position
..

we do at least need a monopod (pref: tripod) for stability control, given the weight class.
by SaiK
17 Sep 2018 05:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

yes. safran to support on the 110kN (class/rough) kaveri, and we will come out of it soon [years?]. I am all eager to get them flown on the Tejas platform - most likely, it would be (has to be) Mk2 platform considering the F414 being 98kN. I don't know if F*INS6 is based off F*EPE which is supposed ...
by SaiK
17 Sep 2018 05:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Karan M wrote:Specifications

Like a mini-Nag

total weight + including the launcher = 29kg

TOW is 6.2kg max war head. total is 18 to 22kgs depending on war head [but ranged for 3.7km].

----

we have to work on this [reduce both launcher and mpatgm by at least 35% - go composites].
by SaiK
17 Sep 2018 05:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

So, it is in the Javelin range.
by SaiK
16 Sep 2018 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2411
Views: 480187

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

as much we can automate, with less human errors we can make.
by SaiK
16 Sep 2018 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

the reason we need them to be light weight
by SaiK
16 Sep 2018 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3222
Views: 367630

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

was this posted (by erroor :) ) here few months back? https://www.livefistdefence.com/2018/04/the-sweet-dilemmas-of-indias-amca-5th-generation-fighter.html “What worries the air force is development and production schedules. Every time we talk of projects in India, we aren’t able to tell with confid...
by SaiK
16 Sep 2018 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4538
Views: 831790

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

*yum-phatagam * news is wonderful music to ears. I hope it is light weight. ^yes, focus on external/private union(partnership)into products dev rather internal issues. from the above link The Ministry of Defence has been in talks with Israel and the US for a long time to get the third generation ant...
by SaiK
16 Sep 2018 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11502

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

read this with full brain & strongly focused and see the in-betweens.
The COMCASA will allow India to receive high-end military communications equipment from the US and will also help get real-time encrypted information from the US.
by SaiK
16 Sep 2018 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1739
Views: 217348

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

this
India-US partnership are on an upward trajectory.
by SaiK
15 Sep 2018 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 680
Views: 74049

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Rakesh wrote:SaiK: Please put source of news article in your post...

oops sorry.. it is from Mk2 dhaaga /
https://www.livefistdefence.com/2018/09 ... firms.html

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