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by Neela
03 Jun 2019 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92901

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Dear @BRF admin
There are a few people on Twitter who have analyzed RTE thread bare.
Maybe , for future education's sake, it makes sense to invite him here to explain the details.
Just a thought/suggestion.
by Neela
27 May 2019 20:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30846

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

SM is awash with tweets on Towheed Jamath doctor who sterlized several thousand Buddhist and Hindu women.
http://www.colombopage.com/archive_19A/ ... 8961CH.php
by Neela
27 May 2019 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92901

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Guys, Stalin supporting independent southern states. I find it curious that TheNewsMinute has in the past and even now promoting / publishing this with some plausible deniability.
Same on Sterlite.
The guys need to be cut down.
by Neela
27 May 2019 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92901

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Skanda wrote:Tehseen Poonawala meltdown on NTDV


Watch between 06.00 to 08.00

Runs down Ketkar, Rajiv Shukla, Shourie, Sudheendra. Wow. Calls them jokers. Amazing.


Desperate NDTV host tries to deflect & curtail. Obviously someone in NDTV studio is yelling into her earpiece to cut Tehseen off.
by Neela
17 May 2019 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470115

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Sure Gandy was clever in taking moral highground and understanding economics to some extent. But a leader of a movement cannot stand on such principles alone and pursue it despite millions of HIndu victims. Plus sending 2 million troops to WW2 which was not even our fight was a blunder. I would assu...
by Neela
15 May 2019 17:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470115

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ANI ‏ Verified account @ANI 2h2 hours ago More UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Barasat, West Bengal: In whole country, Durga puja & Muharram fell on same day, in UP officers asked me, should we change timing of puja? I said, timing of the puja won't be changed, if you want to change timing, change the...
by Neela
05 May 2019 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 14344

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

For HTSE, ALH, LUH , LCH are all potential platforms. Considering 3 engines over a lifetime,there is definitely a large production run possibility. For HTFE however, apart from IJT, there aren't as many candidates. Even here, IJT order numbers will be < 150?. HAL cannot afford to risk the program an...
by Neela
03 May 2019 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 14344

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

I would propose get the SItara flight testing completed and order the first batches with the AL-55 and meantime accelerate the HTFE-25 engine certification and cut in by SP-30. This leads to an interesting question....what is the business case for HTFE? Yes, I know we have heard of trainers and bus...
by Neela
02 May 2019 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292892

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

For Sea-skimming :
- Radio Altimeter
- Sea state awareness
- Closed loop guidance interacting with control surfaces

all for arriving at safe altitude vs stealth tradeoff .

?
by Neela
26 Apr 2019 10:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 14344

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

Corrected weight ....................HTFE-25.....................................Al-55 Thrust ......... 25kN Dry, close to 40kN wet.........17.26 kN SFC .............0.71 kg/kgf.hr...........................0.69 kg/kgf.hr T/W ratio .......5.66 .....................................5.58 MFR .............
by Neela
26 Apr 2019 10:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 14344

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

HAL info board at defexpo and ai mention 350kgs. ^^ Neelaji, is the HTFE weight of 450kg correct (even JayS mentions it) ... asking as I have seen a weight of 350Kg mentioned at quite a few places. Another point is, the bulleted-points that I mentioned in my previous post, all would help reducing t...
by Neela
25 Apr 2019 15:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 14344

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

....................HTFE-25.....................................Al-55 Thrust ......... 25kN Dry, close to 40kN wet.........17.26 kN SFC .............0.71 kg/kgf.hr...........................0.69 kg/kgf.hr T/W ratio .......5.66 .....................................5.58 MFR ..............43 kg/s.........
by Neela
20 Apr 2019 11:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Bharat Ke Veer - GoI Website for Braveheart Martyrs
Replies: 24
Views: 12716

Re: Bharat Ke Veer - GoI Website for Braveheart Martyrs

https://twitter.com/MrKothariJi/status/1119191705289416706 Constable Bishwajeet Chauhan, the valiant hero of @crpfindia. At age of 25 he neutralized 3 maoists and sacrificed his life serving the nation. @BharatKeVeer has now opened the window to facilitate contribution by general public to family of...
by Neela
13 Apr 2019 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 409126

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/bharat-forge-looks-to-build-quadcopter-to-help-army-carry-on-mountainous-terrain/1494931/ The Kalyani Group has conducted a successful flight of its Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). An UAV team was created at their R&D centre in Pune and their first UAV f...
by Neela
09 Apr 2019 17:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292892

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Austin wrote:It is clear now that the range increase to 500 + km is being achieved via increase in speed from M 2.8 to 4.5

So a roughly 40 % increase in speed should translate to 40 % increase in range from 400 to 550 km ?

Sirji
What is the flight profile for this range?
by Neela
03 Apr 2019 11:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292892

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

sudeepJ, Williams designs things close to the edge due to their access to better materials. Having some margin is good for DRDO miniturbo fan engine. One bad habit we desi have is to compare Indian beginning product to the best in US and berate up the desi product. Just like parents berate their ki...
by Neela
02 Apr 2019 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292892

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Indranil wrote:I hope that SFC number is a typo. That number always used to be 0.78. 0.78 is respectable. 0.95 is not.



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by Neela
29 Mar 2019 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3812
Views: 758993

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

India's successful missile test will improve its bargaining position: Saurav Jha
Listen to Saurav on ABC radio.

ttps://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm ... n/10950196


PS : I wish he had highlighted the accuracy.
by Neela
28 Mar 2019 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 414769

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

KaranM , please put it out to Swarajyamag
by Neela
14 Mar 2019 13:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 643746

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

All we have to do is make another Balakot strike soon after China's stand on Masoor Dhal.
And offer an exclusive chai-biskoot session with Chinese diplomats soon after the strike.

And go back to the UN with a message of peace of stability.
by Neela
05 Mar 2019 20:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 643746

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Watch what PM has said. Free hand to forces. They have come to press meets. They are deciding. In event of election and transfer of power, leadership will be lacking due to democratic protocol. So forces will be on their own under president. By giving free hand Modi has ensured smooth operation s. T...
by Neela
04 Mar 2019 21:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 643746

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Please be responsible. This is juvenile CT.
Mods delete these posts

.....

Neela thx for the headsup, but couldnt find the specific post. Can you please check and provide the link. Thanks
KM
by Neela
02 Mar 2019 15:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 840448

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

@SJha1618
According to India's Ministry of Defence, 3 sets of the MANIK Small Turbofan Engine developed by @DRDO_India are to be integrated with the Nirbhay cruise missile for testing. The integration work is being done by Brahmos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited
by Neela
01 Mar 2019 14:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 643746

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Another FinnAir flight heading into Paki airspace.
by Neela
27 Feb 2019 15:08
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Guys get real.
What will be India's negotiation position? This is a war. The upper hand is had with either a) captured land or b) captured PoW
Economic and other sanctions dont have the PR or visibility.

IA 's turn now.
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 23:30
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

NSA head Doval confirmed key targets were hit in Balakot. We do not have much information on how big this node was in the terror network. But to put such assets to target it could mean it was a nerve center. Wonder how big a setback it is. What 'll the pigs do? Move these training centres into civil...
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 22:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Anyone can confirm?

Ishkaran Singh Bhandari

@Ish_Bhandari
After Indian Air Strikes, Now Iran deploys it’s Fighter Planes on Pakistan Border.
World has had enough of terror breeding Pakistan.
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 19:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Guys what do you make of this? @Natsecjeff Follow Follow @Natsecjeff More Pakistani military spox: "As you all know, Pakistani government has called a meeting of National Command Authority tomorrow. I hope you know what that means." National Command Authority overseas Pakistan's nuclear w...
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 16:16
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Satellite images
Litening pod images.
Pics from locals in the area.

All will come in due course.

But first...let the Pakis bite and make a counter move. I am sure along the border a lot of our men and hoping the same.
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 16:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

where are Pakis going to find the money to fight the war?
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 12:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

A military response by Pak would lea to escalation.
An escalation would lead to India standing firmly behind by PM Modi.
And elections are near. ...Modi might win by landslide
Difficult choice for Pakis.



They will not respond.
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 12:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Modi ji knows how to troll ..

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status ... 2707096577

@narendramodi
Following Following @narendramodi
More
Honouring those who have been conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize. Watch my remarks

7:00 AM - 26 Feb 2019
by Neela
26 Feb 2019 12:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135309

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

How will they respond when something that does not exist was destroyed by an attack that did not happen? What will be their justification really? It is humiliation for them. Pak in serious face-saving mode. As it is , Paki journos are deleting twitter posts which said Balakot in Pak territory was a...
by Neela
25 Feb 2019 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 840448

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

One, build up the industry from ground up by building turbojets (and turboprops and turboshafts.) We went for the TFTA modern turbofan without the supporting industrial base. The chinis, in contrast, had a base that was producing turbojets by the thousands before tackling a modern turbofan. The abo...
by Neela
24 Feb 2019 04:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 840448

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Any updates on the HTFE and HTSE ?
by Neela
21 Feb 2019 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2881
Views: 544429

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

It seems cabs is planning to shift from ER 145 to C-295 for Netra Because Embraer is blacklisted because Sanjay Bhandari of Offsets India Solutions took a bribe and gave Jija G and Priyanka Ji a flat in London. The bribe taker has political aspirations while the inanimate aircraft is blacklisted. T...
by Neela
20 Feb 2019 22:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 863372

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

Rakesh, the Tejas cannot afford any major incident in public view, given the vested interests that will capitalize on it. Until the aircraft is in service in the hundreds and literally too big to fail and irreplaceable without breaking the bank, we should not give it to the Surya Kirans as neither ...
by Neela
18 Feb 2019 17:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 167262

Re: Pulwama Attack

I don’t know KaranM ....Parts of Jammu are Muslim majority....I guess I’m not alone when I say long term it’s a lost cause. All it takes is for 1 call froma minaret .
Demographic engg is prolly onl way out.
by Neela
16 Feb 2019 00:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 167262

Re: Pulwama Attack

Ammonium nitrate used for Urea. Pilferage from Congress ruled states in Chattisgarh and MP.? They won the states recently. 350kg has to be sourced from inside Supposedly from Kashmir mining itself. Supposedly, as its all a social media report. 80kg RDX according to latest. 7 detained. They seem to ...
by Neela
16 Feb 2019 00:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 167262

Re: Pulwama Attack

Watch out for various statements from different countries tomorrow. The message to different diplomatic heads today will be speeding to their capitals tonight if not already. There will be clues.

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