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by Singha
17 Dec 2017 08:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1337
Views: 113072

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

>> true SSN no doubt with moving goalposts set by the goras who currently have a surfeit of powerful reactors. if they suddenly decide to halve the reactor size & top speed and pack in more VL tubes in favour of ELO noise signature, suddenly the defn of true SSN will also change one can never wi...
by Singha
16 Dec 2017 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3452
Views: 470949

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Paajee whoo cares, they can sell us the longfin :) .. Its different.. Barracuda Maggi.. and why are we again salivating and begging for high priced total product imports, what does the I in P75I stand for ? subsystems are one thing , but its better the sub be indian designed and integrated as with ...
by Singha
16 Dec 2017 09:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3452
Views: 470949

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Rakesh wrote:No more SSKs OF ANY OTHER TYPE beyond the Scorpenes.

we do not remotely have the money for a huge fleet of N-subs. we will always have SSKs for the next few decades , including new classes beyond Scorpene.
by Singha
15 Dec 2017 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 406
Views: 53288

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

ships and subs on surface have usually adequate life rafts to take the entire crew. these are enclosed, have food, medical kit, radio, lights etc and merchant ships can be diverted to reach onsite. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c7/Collision_of_Costa_Concordia_11.jpg/1200px-C...
by Singha
15 Dec 2017 16:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 406
Views: 53288

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

our submarine tender ships would be able to carry and winch the DRSVs down. once we get the puppies, we have to train properly and work out the procedures. a tender has to be deployed on each coast and be kept ready to reach onsite in 24 hrs max. if a sub goes down in the southern oceans its anyones...
by Singha
15 Dec 2017 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2285
Views: 355015

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^ to not raise hackles in EU capitals. there are sections in EU esp the non-nuclear busybodies like italy, spain, portugal, austria, germany who see themselves as peer powers to India and hold important votes in various multilateral bodies where we are trying to make our way to the front benches. N...
by Singha
15 Dec 2017 09:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2285
Views: 355015

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

does the Sineva SLBM use nose pull tractor? videos of its launches do not show the prominent solid fuel white smoke of our K4 launch. does any other in-service SLBM use nose pull - I think the trident and M41 does not for sure. not having a 1m deep gas generator at bottom of the tube perhaps permits...
by Singha
15 Dec 2017 09:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1337
Views: 113072

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

its the ballast water.
by Singha
14 Dec 2017 14:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

rebadging all over the place Iraq Live Update‏ @IraqLiveUpdate Follow Follow @IraqLiveUpdate More Hashd mobilise forces towards Tuz Khormato following attacks on civilians by the terrorist group ‘The White Flags’ with links to Barzani -- Saa Daily Report‏ @sryhaber Follow Follow @sryhaber More Pro #...
by Singha
14 Dec 2017 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1337
Views: 113072

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

+ space based and OTH RF sensors + ELF and laser comms facility to talk to submerged hunters and SSBNs + I believe a ASBM to increase the threat matrix for surface forces + new brahmos2 hypersonic should be air launched from day1. we have already built a ELF facility in south TN. ofcourse its true s...
by Singha
14 Dec 2017 07:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

ISIS has run amuck in rural deir azzor, recapturing some 8 lightly held towns and villages, beheading and crucifying captured soldiers, ... belatedly more SAA and hezbollah reinforcements are being sent into this vast 7000 sq km region. tiger forces are continuing building up in khanassir region for...
by Singha
14 Dec 2017 07:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1337
Views: 113072

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

my theory is a hedge against the russians playing games on the akula front. a faster smaller A class can still do the SSN escort role better. infact they might fill the K15 tubes with brahmos :) until our first SSN arrives a decade from now, we are 1 Akula, 1 more hopeful Akula and nothing else, whi...
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 225
Views: 25076

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Raj47 has published evidence that Cheen is preparing to completely steal the Tsangpo waters via some pipelines.
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

map by syriadirect on twitter - remains of the caliphate now islanded into 4 parts

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DQyJ3SOVoAA5Zr1.jpg
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 09:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3452
Views: 470949

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

we need to get our thumbs out and work on Malaysia and Indonesia to get us basing and replenishments rights on rim of the SCS and conduct regular FONOPS(freedom of navigation ops) as massa calls it all over the SCS. nothing drives them nuts more than enemies lurking around their crown jewel the hain...
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 09:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3452
Views: 470949

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Cheen has also deployed trios of naval ELINT sats in closely spaced parallel orbits over the western pacific for the hunter role. the killing will be done by various means including hypersonic ASMs, torpedoes and ASBMs. all I see here is complacent people bragging about the p8 and brahmos. one has t...
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 08:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3452
Views: 470949

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

a CBGs general locality can easily detected by LRMP ac using active radar at long range, passive ESM means like detecting the ship or awacs radars ... and its size and current heading estimated. more frequent the contacts better chances of positioning a SSK ambush or letting a SSN chase it down. SSK...
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

Merhinks a region east of albu kamal under so called sdf
Control is where they are fed and kept ready to harass the saa on the west bank
by Singha
13 Dec 2017 07:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

Taking advantage of 4 backfires returning to rodina and Bulk of tiger forces moving to hama , isis launched a counterattack west of euphrates Al masdar news Within 24 hours of launching this offensive, the Islamic State’s official media wing announced the capture of several towns along the western b...
by Singha
12 Dec 2017 11:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

is Erdogan still letting the idlib jihadis get men and materials across bab al hawa border ?
what are his intentions wrt to idlib...he has been all smoke and no action so far.
by Singha
12 Dec 2017 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://muraselon.com/en/2017/12/map-update-syrian-forces-launch-final-battle-isis-deir-ezzor-desert/ the hunt for the rats still lurking in the desert has started on the ground. ruaf continues to support saa in the north hama and idlib theater nearby. it remains unclear whether they will support a ...
by Singha
11 Dec 2017 14:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

^^ seems to me syrian plan is to let the ISIS remnants from homs create mayhem in Idlib and get mixed in with the remaining jihadi formations to deny them any political air cover and then go in and blast them all together. maybe even supply some materials to get them started for a so called bunch of...
by Singha
11 Dec 2017 14:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

Al masdar news BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:11 P.M.) – ISIS forces operating in northwest Syria have broken through rebel lines and advanced swiftly into the province of Idlib. The event marks the first time in almost four years since the self-declared caliphate has had a presence in the region. Following a r...
by Singha
11 Dec 2017 14:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

the next phase of the game in syria is playing out separate in east and in idlib http://www.moonofalabama.org/2017/12/syria-isis-is-defeated-the-us-is-next-in-line.html tiger forces btw are headed back to khanassir desert axis to strike for abu duhur airbase on idlib-hama border which functions as a...
by Singha
11 Dec 2017 09:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 661
Views: 63512

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The posted picture is of a prospective sub design appears to be an early effort with the hump for the Brahmos tubes. Subsequent efforts should look at making the boat hull smooth and hydrodynamic. given the limitations of a SSK power plant, it might be preferable to have a prominent small hump than...
by Singha
11 Dec 2017 09:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1337
Views: 113072

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

so it seems the size and payload will be slightly smaller to the vanguard, troimphant and very similar to the Jin1 class SSBN (12000t , 12 tubes) information is deliberately hazy on the real ratings of their power plants and top speeds possible. the british developed the RR reactor pwr2 for the vang...
by Singha
10 Dec 2017 18:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4082
Views: 247249

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

NCR greater noida airport is happening. it will be first metro with 2 large airports.

blr is building both a new terminal and runway together. capacity is maxed today at 20mil.
by Singha
10 Dec 2017 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

More #BREAKING - English translation of #US Backed #SDF negotiate ceasefire with #ISIS in Hasakah, Northern #Syria to prevent hostilities between the two forces in specified areas. #ISIS is permitted to attack #Syrian government from their territories under ceasefire with #SDF. https://pbs.twimg.com...
by Singha
10 Dec 2017 17:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

syrians modified a UR77 meteorit mine clearing system to carry a heavy charge at the front , tied to a inert cable and blew a island apart in DEZ.
the normal explosive filled cable was not used.
https://muraselon.com/en/2017/12/video- ... r-battles/
by Singha
10 Dec 2017 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

ramana wrote:So can this be attacked by Syria? For they gain the most if ISIS is destroyed.


This area has no adjacency to al tanf and will be attacked
From all sides once the units near al bukamal clean up
The areas near euphrates
by Singha
10 Dec 2017 09:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2299
Views: 173333

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

>>Once an AESA radar is installed there should be a reduction of at least 100 kg afaik aesa radars of the same aperture tend to be heavier than pulse dopplers, as the dish is not a real dish but a tiled surface of meaty front end modules. the back end modules are meatier processing modules to handle...
by Singha
09 Dec 2017 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3766
Views: 348951

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

^^ not so fast. who gave you permission to withdraw the files from central store to write the chair tender?
the eCoS - empowered committee on Stationary will need to approve this via quarterly meeting and employees union approvals.
by Singha
08 Dec 2017 18:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

Al masdar news BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:05 A.M.) – Thousands of Islamic State (IS) terrorists are now trapped inside the Syrian Desert after being expelled from the western bank of the Euphrates River, a military source in Damascus told Al-Masdar News on Thursday morning. According to the Syrian military ...
by Singha
08 Dec 2017 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 315
Views: 30030

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

could be a closet christian crusader imo, locking up all the faithfuls at the hilton and all that... :)
by Singha
08 Dec 2017 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

well I think its under control. he was skulking around somewhere below the IL76 until the load dropped. their relative velocity is almost 0, so any "brush" would be a light slap on wrist - like the many videos of the usn refueling baskets hitting the windshield or probe of navy fighters an...
by Singha
08 Dec 2017 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 964
Views: 56950

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

IBNLIve - is this a good or bad thing . New Delhi: In a significant development, elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) on Thursday decided to admit India as its new member, which is expected to raise New Delhi's stature in the field of non-proliferation besides helping it acquire cr...
by Singha
08 Dec 2017 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9716
Views: 471234

Re: Levant crisis - III

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