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by UPrabhu
05 Mar 2019 02:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3586
Views: 355636

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

SFM ASSY can also mean Shop Floor Management, Americans like these acronyms. See this Lockeed presentation Page 9, https://studylib.net/doc/8301428/lockheed-martin-aeronautics--implementing-sap-in-a Where as for sensor fused weapon, I ve seen them use SFW and not SFM. Just a wild guess. So yes, I th...
by UPrabhu
22 Sep 2016 01:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 147646

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

Two events are noteworthy:

1. PM meeting President
2. Closure of Air space over POK.

Something has cooked.
by UPrabhu
17 Sep 2015 11:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 3801

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

We need to make it clear to UN, that it is becoming more and more difficult for Democratic India to justify apartheid called UNSC. Indian people never gave mandate to GoI to hand over its sovereignty to some body (UNSC p5) in the form of resolutions which we become party to without having an equal s...
by UPrabhu
11 May 2015 15:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 122625

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Someone claimed here IAF officer who actively tried to scuttle LCA project is now at HAL. Is this true? Can anyone atleast pm me the name, if not a direct namedrop on the forum.
by UPrabhu
15 Jan 2015 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3480
Views: 386998

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

nov 2013, there was a BJP govt in power. it was well within their capabilities not to have given the contract to chander. to first give it, and then withdraw it in such a haphazard manner smacks of either inept handling or tokenism. dont know which is worse. What are you smoking? BJP govt. in power...
by UPrabhu
14 Jan 2015 23:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3480
Views: 386998

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

http://headlinestoday.intoday.in/programme/bombay-high-court-drdo-motorised-chariot-temple-rath/1/404682.html I am glad this govt. is decisive. He might be a great scientist but is he a good administrator? Even the judiciary was stepping in. Govt. had to act. It is shameful to see entire lab posing ...
by UPrabhu
14 Jan 2015 23:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3480
Views: 386998

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

From NDTV Sources have linked the sacking to the government's displeasure at DRDO's latest innovation, a battery-controlled silver chariot built with costly materials for a temple in Maharashtra. The chariot has been criticized as a waste of time and money when projects such as the Light Combat Airc...
by UPrabhu
05 Jan 2015 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 30805

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

... Warning the Bakis publicly would make the Baki army go "We Won" (this is according to CFair didi's assessment) and that would mean the Baki army turning to their greener brothers and saying : "Look brotha, there is a scarier kuffar we both need to take care of before you start ki...
by UPrabhu
25 Sep 2014 01:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 102979

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

On behalf of many... THANK YOU! What is the life of the orbiter? How many years/months? Supposed to be six months. But probably would be a little longer that mom has more fuel. Sorry, but would like to add something here... as this topic keeps coming on here.. How long the MOM's life would be? Depe...
by UPrabhu
24 Sep 2014 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 102979

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Why can't ISRO raise the periapsis to above synchronous orbit and leave the satellite in unmaintained orbit beyond six months? No reaction wheels on the spacecraft for attitude control?
by UPrabhu
24 Sep 2014 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 102979

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Dr. Balachandran tearing Sanjay Jha a new one on Times Now !!! "Bloody Rubbish" - Mallu grandpa about to lose his temper, clear the room everyone !!!! It's effing hilarious. "I'm amused that these people think they are talking something intelligent" ... I always look forward to ...
by UPrabhu
23 Sep 2014 22:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 102979

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Saravana, Timer based will be open loop. With accelerometers it is closed loop and if enginer underperforms or overperforms, using accelerometers u can burn the engine longer or cutoff early. With timer based you will not able to do this. Amber G, I have a very noob question. why does it have to dep...
by UPrabhu
19 Jan 2012 00:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 135858

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Man Mohan Singh has been a disaster. Everything just flows from there PERIOD.
by UPrabhu
06 Apr 2010 11:59
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 648156

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Report mentions some Mr. Li, mr li says he's a wine seller :rotfl: besides, there are some theories going around in my college IT dept, that considering the high profile breakins ie DIA, MeA, 21 Mountain Artillery Brigade, MCTE Mhow, etc... the chinese are being fed rather sumptuously on disinforma...
by UPrabhu
06 Apr 2010 11:06
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 648156

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Researchers Trace Data Theft to China Canadian and United States computer security researchers have monitored a spying operation for the past eight months, observing while the intruders pilfered classified and restricted documents from the highest levels of the Indian Defense Ministry . http://www....
by UPrabhu
04 Apr 2010 12:30
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 553534

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I don't understand this fetish for collaboration with foreign countries. Developing own lander would have provided very good opportunity to do R&D. We could have funded so many researchers in the universities. When you learnt cycling, did your dad remove the training wheels? No. You learnt cycl...
by UPrabhu
04 Apr 2010 12:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 553534

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Rahul M wrote:I for one do not see any collaboration fetish on the part of ISRO. what I don't understand is the 100% indigenous fetish some people have.


100% indigenous fetish is on part of being paid for in taxes! No problems with having it.
by UPrabhu
04 Apr 2010 12:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 553534

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I don't understand this fetish for collaboration with foreign countries. Developing own lander would have provided very good opportunity to do R&D. We could have funded so many researchers in the universities.
by UPrabhu
26 Mar 2010 07:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 928752

Re: China Military Watch

Allright guys just found some very cool pics of the J-10 crash, apparently crashed back in 2007 but the pictures have leaked out. :rotfl: http://china-defense.blogspot.com/2010/03/j-10-down.html thats the beauty of the Chicom system..in India if the LCA had crashed, the newspapers would be jumping ...
by UPrabhu
25 Mar 2010 08:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 443204

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

:( Seriously short of egos whats left?? Even at this point with all the excuses thrown in I cannot see why more tanks cannot be ordered. Looks like at best 124 more tanks ( 2 more regiments) will be ordered, and that is pretty much about it, while they will end up with close to 2000 T-90s, with alm...
by UPrabhu
25 Mar 2010 08:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 443204

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

If the initial reports are that the Arjun did well we can pretty much expect that the T-90 and it's supporters got the rudest shock of their life (forum decorum prohibits more colourful, but apt, language). Within the IA, the T-90 lobby will only dig in it's heels to stop questions being raised on ...
by UPrabhu
25 Mar 2010 08:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 443204

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

EDIT.
by UPrabhu
08 Mar 2010 01:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 64544

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Look what deranged Kuldip Nayyar has written in Paki paper

http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/daw ... rism-hs-01

Sorry, if this is a wrong thread for this.
by UPrabhu
07 Mar 2010 01:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 441029

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Its because liquid fuel engines do not leave visible amount of smoke. Look at Prithvi missile launch video, it doesnt leave a smoke trail.
by UPrabhu
04 Mar 2010 02:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 443204

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

rayC.. frankly i did not quite understand your reply and my dads opinion is not relavant here since he is not participating. all i am saying that there seems to be an apparent contradiction in your posts on the indicated matter ... so could you please clarify your stand on the matter. btw i think t...
by UPrabhu
01 Mar 2010 12:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 443204

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

The current Army leadership like that generation believes in anything imported is Good philosophy. Only time will cure us of this disease. In close touch with them, are you? I am going for the Bengal Area Raising Day today and if I remember, I will ask the Army Commander who is to be the next Chief...
by UPrabhu
01 Mar 2010 11:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3520
Views: 443204

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

The current Army leadership like that generation believes in anything imported is Good philosophy. Only time will cure us of this disease.
by UPrabhu
20 Feb 2010 09:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 441029

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Former RM George kaka is missing, suffering from Alzheimers.
by UPrabhu
21 Nov 2009 10:04
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 648156

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

This thread is depressing :(
by UPrabhu
08 Sep 2009 11:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pokhran II , CTBT and beyond
Replies: 260
Views: 16923

Re: Pokhran II , CTBT and beyond

Why do you bring NDA into this. NDA is not in power for the last 5-6 years, It is ages in politics and all major decision in the country has been made by UPA/Congress or the communists. Acharya, Instead of reading my post in isolation, you should look at the context. What is up with we Indians... s...
by UPrabhu
02 Sep 2009 09:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 687800

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Has anyone seen this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKIvnseOQgs it has brahmos blowing INS sindhudurg (decommissioned) to smitherins :eek: towards the end.


Maafi if re-post
by UPrabhu
19 Jul 2009 00:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 291553

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

I beleive ISRO crammed in too many instruments in the small craft. But everything has a learning curve, this mission has given valueble experience as it is.
by UPrabhu
07 Apr 2009 01:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 398
Views: 144181

Re: Indian Army Discussion

******** = Sharad Pawar
by UPrabhu
11 Dec 2008 16:27
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 162694

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

War may not be good idea, but why say it? Idiots in GoI does not even know how to pressurize.
by UPrabhu
25 Nov 2008 12:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 291553

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

any news pics from chandrayaan-1?My Thanks to any Gurus if they can add any URLs of pics from chandrayaan -1 Thanks in Advance any news pics from chandrayaan-1?My Thanks to any Gurus if they can add any URLs of pics from chandrayaan -1 Thanks in Advance Officially given up on ISRO PR .... babudom z...
by UPrabhu
21 Nov 2008 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 181985

Re: INS Tabar destroys pirate mothership

Pentagon says force not the answer to surge in piracy .. for the US that is. The reputation of the US is in the dirt in various places in the world - not least in Somalia. And the US is overstretched. So while force was the real solution in Korea, Vietnam, Kosovo and Iraq, force is not a solution i...
by UPrabhu
20 Nov 2008 15:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 291553

Re: Chandrayan-1 moon mission

SSSalvi wrote: Phil Stooke has put the ISRO TMC video as a single strip. Post #220 in There seems to be inversion in data values resulting depressions to appear as mountains. I had a look at that. Seems absolutely OK to me. Compared it with Clementines Moretus picture too. Identical features. Why d...
by UPrabhu
18 Nov 2008 11:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 16196

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

II_cleared_by_govt_to_be_in_orbit_by_2011-12/articleshow/3724596.cms :!: :?: Change of plans or a DDM interpretation? Changing of rover from russian to indian?[/quote] I hope this is true. Before you know it, few months before launch the russians might ask for additional funds to complete the lande...
by UPrabhu
16 Nov 2008 05:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 16196

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

In GSLV, how difficult it is to optimize the system by making the core stage liquid engines powered by 4 Vikas + augmented by SRBs on the side. In current configuration it has to drag almost 27tonnes of spent core stage for some 40-45+ seconds till liquid strap-ons burn up.

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