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by Singha
18 Sep 2018 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 1136
Views: 106171

Re: Understanding the US- Again

I fwded the tulsa riots wiki link to a MUTU classmate.
loud silence so far.
never tires of using a booming director level voice to run down the indian "system" but in hiding now.
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

>> So a syrian S200 missile seeker is well capable of being jammed by incoming missile onboard jammer but instead of falling off it's seeker auto pilots itself to next available signature more likely the radio command link to inflight S200 missiles were disrupted by EW or just failed and it went fer...
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 12:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

yes. the S200 has a very strong range and height also. it has happened in the past...ukrainian S200 that lost its command link shot down a russian airliner over black sea https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siberia_Airlines_Flight_1812 the Coot would be the biggest target offshore .... --wiki-- Initial pr...
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

size of explosion indicates missile having a large warhead

https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/10 ... 2968425472

no jihadi drone could ignite that
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

for its own credibility, russia will have to investigate this fully and find a way to repay the compliment.

the IL20 does have a lot of side looking and ELINT sensors.
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 10:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

wire guided ATGM? why do we need that when laser beam and top attack IIR guided is more survivable?

wire guided is TOW era stuff. cutting edge - for the 80s.

even Milan is laser beam rider.
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

The il22 was 30km out over the sea when lost
Its unlikely a wayward sam would home in so far away
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 09:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://en.muraselon.com/2018/09/russia ... terranean/

French frigate
Idf f16
Il22 recon ac

All involved somehow
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4560
Views: 556957

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

compared to basic desert camo here in siachen base camp, the grey or blue overlays in pic I linked will blend in better https://i.ytimg.com/vi/3EPk_0d2A8s/hqdefault.jpg I dont see anything wrong in it. desi effort people will instinctively boo boo. german leopard people will wah wah http://i.imgur.c...
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 07:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4557
Views: 326708

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

here is the recording 14mb https://forums.liveatc.net/index.php?ac ... tach=10103

the JFK ATC controller has a nice soothing controlled voice...ideal for that high pressure role.
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 07:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1934
Views: 339709

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

per some hollywood films the white house also has a few stingers as a last ditch if airborne attack is imminent.

when threat level is high, amraam/stinger armed hummers are parked on the washington mall with portable radar vehicles.
by Singha
18 Sep 2018 07:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

are these intended to work in upper part of trajectory outside the atmosphere?

a mach20+ RV inside atmosphere will need ceramic heat shield

in space, even these metal coated balloons will fall at same speed as the warheads.
by Singha
17 Sep 2018 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11528
Views: 690639

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/br ... eir-ezzor/

isis launches offensive in western desert of deir azzor.

they seem to be sustaining themselves well perhaps via the jordan-saudi border/al tanf region.....
by Singha
17 Sep 2018 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 1136
Views: 106171

Re: Understanding the US- Again

paroxysms of rage at a white student group calling it self a safe space for whites to talk freely in univ of maryland.
by Singha
17 Sep 2018 21:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 182710

Re: Indian Education System

by Singha
17 Sep 2018 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4560
Views: 556957

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

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by Singha
17 Sep 2018 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

the tow tropid is strangely very hefty vs anything else out there. perhaps they had planned some heavier missile or reused it from a past product. must be a real pain to carry around. and is such a huge optronic unit needed for a mere 4km shot? the khan trooper is using a MKI unit more befitting a t...
by Singha
17 Sep 2018 08:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

the kornet is 29kg combined per wiki - missile, tube, optics, tripod - 95% teeth and 5% tail https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a8/%D0%9A%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BD%D0%B5%D1%82_-_%D0%9A%D0%BE%D0%BD%D1%82%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%8F_%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%BA%...
by Singha
17 Sep 2018 06:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

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

We need to use some light alloy or composite to reduce the weight of launcher ftom 14kg to 7kg

And missile hopefully shave 2-4kg

That will make it much more portable
by Singha
16 Sep 2018 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

its hard to comment on size without any human for reference.
by Singha
16 Sep 2018 11:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 893
Views: 182354

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

while travelling to chennai, @sriperumbudur, there is a L&T project safety training center on a large campus. near there i spotted the framework of looked very much like one of the fabled football field size ABM radar, pointing due east . here https://www.google.com/maps/place/L%26T+Ecc+Tower+Te...
by Singha
16 Sep 2018 10:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1553
Views: 181849

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

the countdown has started for isro to launch 2 british satellites today :)
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/countdo ... topstories
by Singha
16 Sep 2018 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 453
Views: 68329

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

ins sahyadri at ex kakadu off australia
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by Singha
16 Sep 2018 09:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 182710

Re: Indian Education System

its the old home science course thing.
it was and is taught in many colleges.
by Singha
15 Sep 2018 08:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4187
Views: 362473

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

this video proves the Mi17v is better than SH60 for roping and egress - note how many paras are exiting at same time.

https://www.facebook.com/shatrujeet009/ ... 59455/?t=6
by Singha
15 Sep 2018 07:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4187
Views: 362473

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/iaf-chi ... ome-livetv

social media driven sleep deprivation caused crash in 2013
by Singha
15 Sep 2018 06:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4187
Views: 362473

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

We should go for the kc46 767 new build tankers if we want new
In parallel pickup some 10/100 older 767 airframes and get them
Converted

The old days of 45 min sorties are long gone
by Singha
14 Sep 2018 15:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4449
Views: 816684

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

i find it surprising we cannot mass manufacture a CM engine that needs to run reliably only for 2 hrs and make gentle planned turns and climbs. thats 100x simpler than a aero engine on all fronts. even north korea would be making such engines. does not have to be bleeding edge in weight and fuel eco...
by Singha
14 Sep 2018 14:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4557
Views: 326708

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

if you add the lesser Eithad and Qatar airways, thats one fat pipe gelf to london.
all fatter than the blue riband stiff upar lip NYC-london.
by Singha
14 Sep 2018 08:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3711
Views: 182710

Re: Indian Education System

I was in iit kanpur this week for campus hiring of interns for next summer.

will post comments/rants a bit later when i get free time.

ofcourse being one of biggest and oldest its resource rich vs anything else..... but there are some glaring gaps even there.
by Singha
13 Sep 2018 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4187
Views: 362473

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

boeing can convert the 777LR into tanker using much the same tech developed for the 767 pegasus tankers now being built. but for a small order it wont be cheap. this behemoth tanker would be ideally suited to refuel awacs, NEACP E4, jstars and large bombers....or loiter endlessly in safe zone refuel...
by Singha
13 Sep 2018 23:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4557
Views: 326708

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

indonesia is punching big now...its airline garuda is also now back in european skies after the ban was lifted it helps being a populous island with no chance of taking a train to singapore or malaysia. they also a agile private operator called "Batik air" not a single EU or US domestic ro...
by Singha
13 Sep 2018 23:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4557
Views: 326708

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

CNN - APAC, china and india rule the roost. The top 10 busiest scheduled passenger routes in the world for 2017 1. Jeju to Seoul Gimpo -- 13,460,306 passengers 2. Melbourne to Sydney Kingsford Smith -- 9,090,941 passengers 3. Sapporo to Tokyo Haneda -- 8,726,502 passengers 4. Fukuoka to Tokyo Haneda...
by Singha
13 Sep 2018 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2738
Views: 449190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

just the mere ability of long range flankers to operate at night and bad weather will scare off slow LRMP planes this scaring off will create a better operating env for their submarines which will increase the threat to enemy DDGs and carriers and drive them to more range and reduce the threat to PL...

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