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by Kakarat
19 Oct 2018 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

I was hoping that one of 25 km , <3 mtr accuracy pG kits was the griffin equivalent. I dont remember any reference to a Sudarshan replacement or a griffin equivalent in development, instead there is a project to adopt griffin on HSLD bomb and development of a new GP bomb (similar to Mk-84) since it...
by Kakarat
19 Oct 2018 15:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

PGHSLD is dual Laser + INS-GPS guided
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by Kakarat
19 Oct 2018 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Yes Indranil DRDO has in advanced development many classes of PGMs which might see production very soon but I dont think they have a conventional LGB kit which is one of the most cost effective conversion kit for 500-kg dumb bomb They should not have terminated Sudarshan, may be they should have off...
by Kakarat
16 Oct 2018 15:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Sudarshan LGB and laser guidance kit for HSLD bombs are two different projects Sudarshan LGB is LGB kit for Indian 1000lb dumb bombs http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dA5gbyg_97o/USRB_H3ucJI/AAAAAAAAEgE/QkS7Yx7tDXI/s1600/bs.jpg laser guidance kit for HSLD is called PGHSLD https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/im...
by Kakarat
14 Oct 2018 19:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4599
Views: 572546

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

Looks like they have something fixed at the opening of the barrel, perhaps the projectile part of the shell. Some intermediate fire testing looks like. But nonetheless good to see. The towing ring/bar probably. The GIF starts from the moment the shell leaves the barrel and not the entire sequence s...
by Kakarat
14 Oct 2018 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4599
Views: 572546

Re: Artillery: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/sjha1618/status/1050486401622392832?s=21 —> Kalyani says that the titanium version of its 155 mm /39 caliber ultra lightweight howitzer (ULH) weighs 4.5 tonne, while the steel version is heavier at 6.7 tonne . I was expecting it be be lesser than that, given that the 40 year old...
by Kakarat
13 Oct 2018 13:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3024
Views: 552936

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

ISRO successfully tests Cryogenic Engine (CE-20) for GSLV Mk-III / Chandrayaan-2 Mission The upper stage of GSLV MK-III vehicle is powered by Cryogenic Engine (CE)-20 which develops a nominal thrust of 186.36 kN with a specific impulse of 442 seconds in vacuum. The engine operates on gas generator ...
by Kakarat
13 Oct 2018 00:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1432
Views: 199576

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

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1050807712924217344 And here’s defence minister @NSitharaman at the Rafale line in France. That’s an airframe for the Indian Air Force. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpU4CTmX4AAlfY8.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpU4CTnXUAAhzg7.jpg
by Kakarat
11 Oct 2018 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1432
Views: 199576

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

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1050439621493043200 ‘Partnership with Reliance meets about 10% of offset obligations’ — @Dassault_OnAir puts out detailed interview of its CEO clarifying on various aspects of the offsets partnership. https://www.dassault-aviation.com/en/group/news/afp-dispatch-ra...
by Kakarat
07 Oct 2018 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/zone5aviation/status/1048417161985835008 Of the many firsts at this year’s #IAFDay parade is the IAF’s Spyder SAM system on static display. Normally quite camera-shy, but in full view here sandwiched between a Su-30MKI and ALH MK.3 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Doy5xWQXsAAgy_l.jpg ...
by Kakarat
07 Oct 2018 13:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2632
Views: 529023

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

https://twitter.com/zone5aviation/status/1048697781836242945 The Tejas solo display benefited from a lot of the early morning haze burning off, but still far from ideal. Here's SP-9 cranking it into the sky to commence the demo. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Do24u9lWwAAI_oV.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/m...
by Kakarat
03 Oct 2018 14:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4228
Views: 684382

Re: Small Arms Thread

Sachin ji, Ghatak platoons are already trained for SF like roles. No Ji please Thakur_b. You dont know me so how can you accord me respect!!! A respectable person always accords respect to all others irrespective of age, knowledge & creed. There is no need for some one to know the other in pers...
by Kakarat
29 Sep 2018 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3519
Views: 405224

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

ks_sachin wrote:How do i attach images folks?


You have to upload the image in some website
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by Kakarat
29 Sep 2018 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 472488

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

This induction drama is nonsense. The first flight of J20 was in 2011 and within 7 years they inducted their first 5 gen jet? with absolute 0 history of designing a stealth aircraft. Su57 first flew in 2010 yet to be inducted. F22 took 9 years to do first "induction" from first flight. Ra...
by Kakarat
27 Sep 2018 12:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1045173446999707651 S-400 missile deal with Russia cleared by India’s Cabinet Committee on Security yesterday, say reports. No US Trump On Triumf: Modi-Led CCS Approves Purchase Of S-400 Systems From Russia Despite Sanctions Threat Ahead of Putin's visit, India ig...
by Kakarat
26 Sep 2018 21:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

NOTAM is issued for area of action so the 120km or 450km doesnt matter
by Kakarat
26 Sep 2018 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2632
Views: 529023

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

ramana wrote:
sankum wrote:All 18 nos Tejas trainers will be of mk1 standard and will take place after 32 nos single seater Tejas mk1 production and then 73 nos Tejas mk1a will take place.



I thought that number was 83 Mk1A


40 Mk1 is 32 fighters + 8 Trainers
83 Mk1A is 73 fighters + 10 Trainers
by Kakarat
26 Sep 2018 20:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1044935451197493249 BREAKING: India tests Astra beyond visual range air-to-air missile from Su-30 MKI against a manoeuvering target. This was part of a series of final pre-induction trials. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DoBbPp_XcAE0G1T.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/medi...
by Kakarat
26 Sep 2018 16:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3649
Views: 472340

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1044882941766193154 An IAF Dhruv on rescue duties lands near the Bara-lacha La pass that connects Lahaul and Ladakh. Heavy snowfall has triggered missions to airlift tourists off the heights. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DoAre37XkAAcqJ-.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/me...
by Kakarat
24 Sep 2018 19:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1430
Views: 179995

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

This 2018 and not 2013 and a printed document even if a marketing brochure is more credible than a news report (no reference available) which could be a DDM. Yes there is no platform currently available for it which doesnt mean it has been shelved, brahmos could be used in Arihant class. Technically...
by Kakarat
24 Sep 2018 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 91655

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

[youtube]=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIAq9UEPSWU[/youtube] Such TFTA that it gives me goose bumps, came across as an ad on youtube, ended up watching a 23 min ad for the first time, in the meanwhile a young teammate came and she too got hooked had to watch it again. Didnt mind either You have ...
by Kakarat
24 Sep 2018 02:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1430
Views: 179995

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

To my knowledge i haven't come across any official report on dropping of the sub launch brahmos. The Brahmos brochure from Defexpo 2018 continues to advertise the sub launch variant too. there is plan to increase Brohmos range to >800km while Brahmos NG range will only be ~300km so I dont think Sub ...
by Kakarat
24 Sep 2018 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1430
Views: 179995

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

^ Yes it exists it was heavily advertised and was tested , but was dropped by Brahmos Corp in favor of Brahmos-ng due to lack of platforms. I know we want to fit brahmos on every damn platform there is, but fitting in 8 Vls module in 2000 ton SSK makes absolutely no sense except for Russia who are ...
by Kakarat
23 Sep 2018 00:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1430
Views: 179995

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Why keep mentioning Brahmos then just say Kalibr, there is no Vls Brahmos for Sub launch it has been dropped. Also Brahmos-m/Brahmos-ng can be fired from standard tubes. http://www.brahmos.com/content.php?id=20 On 20 March 2013, the submarine-launched version of BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile wa...
by Kakarat
20 Sep 2018 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1432
Views: 199576

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

https://twitter.com/ShivAroor/status/10 ... 7618381825
Here’s IAF deputy chief Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar at the Istres air base in France today right before his hour-long sortie in a Rafale.


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by Kakarat
20 Sep 2018 18:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1432
Views: 199576

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

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1042762857019002881

Strapped into a Rafale testbed jet a few hours ago for his sortie in Istres, France, here’s IAF deputy chief Air Marshal Nambiar.


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by Kakarat
20 Sep 2018 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1042751917208817670 FIRST PHOTOS: Today’s test of India’s Prahar tactical surface-to-surface missile. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DniZU39XgAAOlEu.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DniZU3-XoAAMauu.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DniZU37XoAAkh0M.jpg
by Kakarat
18 Sep 2018 01:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3024
Views: 552936

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

If i heard and understood it right the GSLV MKIII D2 is expected in the next 15 days and Gsat-11 in December from yesterdays post launch press conference. Isro chairman K Sivan was very exited after Launch success and said a lot of things in short and our wonderful DDM/DSM has come up with this.
by Kakarat
16 Sep 2018 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3024
Views: 552936

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

Sorry no pictures this time due to cloud cover and rain in Chennai, was able to see the launcher flying only for a few seconds.
by Kakarat
16 Sep 2018 18:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Second Flight Test of MPATGM Successful Indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range today. All the mission objectives have been met. The two missions on 15 and 16 September 2018 have been success...
by Kakarat
16 Sep 2018 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 882221

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1041280417079459843 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DnNfAYsWwAAkGjp.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DnNfAZEW4AEa1eg.jpg https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1041281332998021123 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DnNf1_OW4AATaJ-.jpg
by Kakarat
14 Sep 2018 19:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3024
Views: 552936

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

The Second Vehicle Assembly Building is painted and seems it would be ready soon

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