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by udy
26 Feb 2018 10:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3137
Views: 259334

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

Progress of Project Uttam as of Feb. 2018. 1.Dr. Christopher in Feb. 2018 newsletter (year 2017 roundup. Pg.6): Active Electronic Scanned Array Radar (AESAR) Uttam has been integrated and subjected to extensive ground evaluation at LRDE and STIR, Bengaluru. System is ready for integration on LCA Tej...
by udy
18 Feb 2018 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4718
Views: 716445

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Which submarine's model is displayed in the Bhramos stall at the singapore airshow posted on Feb 7 in the @strategic_front twitter thread (Rakesh posted). It has, what looks like 8(6?) bhramos tubes in the back and 4 missile tubes in front of the tower. TIA
by udy
31 Jan 2017 20:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1403
Views: 172184

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

^^^I cannot post on the original 2008 thread "The Indian Crude Oil Strategic Storage Megaproject ..."(locked). IIRC the concept paper suggested something similar. Since a start has been made with the UAE oil storage deal to fill half of the mangalore storage capacity. Congratulations are d...
by udy
31 Jan 2017 19:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 549751

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Abm missilies will have directional Multi EFP warheads from

TechFocus Jan-Feb 2017
by udy
28 Apr 2016 18:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Project: India's Kaveri Engine Saga
Replies: 68
Views: 32467

Re: Project BRF: India's Kaveri Engine Saga

IIRC there was a tender from HAL to ARCI for TBC coating of Blades on trial basis for one of their engines.
Some details of the same seems to have been published by ARCI in their Performance Report 2013-14 (Pg 32)
by udy
18 Mar 2016 19:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 667
Views: 87965

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

old tender- do not know if it was posted in some other thread.
Uttam aesa radar will almost certainly be there on the naval LCA MK2 .

LINK
by udy
16 Mar 2016 10:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 667
Views: 87965

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

India's Naval Light Combat Aircraft [LCA-Navy] - unique features & flight testing, Capt. Maolankar
credit- Luptonga

edit: link diid not show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJjNXA9w3dg
by udy
27 May 2015 19:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 90604

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

xposting my old post from AI 2015 in the pinned kaveri thread.

The core of the 25kn engine (being built by HAL) will have 3d printed blades /parts.

Ref: 2nd speaker from HAL at AI seminar 2015 on the last day (theme - Propulsion).
by udy
09 Mar 2015 19:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Project: India's Kaveri Engine Saga
Replies: 68
Views: 32467

Re: Project BRF: India's Kaveri Engine Saga

Not Kaveri but still relevant.

The core of the 25kn engine (being built by HAL) will have 3d printed blades /parts.

Ref: 2nd speaker from HAL at AI seminar 2015 on the last day (theme - Propulsion).
by udy
05 Mar 2015 22:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 8164

Re: Aero India 2015

For those interested the Aero India Seminar 2015 video page has been updated.
by udy
15 Feb 2015 18:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75243

Re: China Watch Thread-I

^^^ The server seems to be down. Hopefully it will come back online.The IISC video archive can be accesed from ECE iisc homepage under the Resources heading on the left side.
by udy
16 Oct 2014 20:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Project: India's Kaveri Engine Saga
Replies: 68
Views: 32467

Re: Project BRF: India's Kaveri Engine Saga

Dr. Saraswat's talk at IITB (Future Challenges of Aerospace Research in India: A Perspective by Dr. Vijay K. Saraswat). Just after the hour mark he talks about the LCA, and Kaveri(Current and Next Generation).
by udy
28 Sep 2014 13:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2625
Views: 469039

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

^^^^ Project Uttam- we should have one in 2-3 yrs time. Hopefully we will have details (proto?) at AI 2015
Liquid cooling system
by udy
04 May 2014 10:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4015
Views: 99974

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

In the samachar may 2014 hindi newsletter of drdo (pg 4), there is a picture of the Agni 5 canister launch vehicle firing(dummy?).
Maybe someone can translate the article and post the photo
by udy
15 Mar 2014 13:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2910
Views: 171142

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Recruitment ad of indian navy in TOI (hopefully someone can inline a shrunk image in the Navy thread)

1. Bhramos Firing?

2. INS Chakra
by udy
15 Feb 2013 20:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 166622

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

I must apologize as this might not be correct and ot. I remember seeing in the early parts of this thread of an indus seal with a cow like animal with a forward bent horn. This photo appears in firstpost website today http://www.firstpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/sabarmati-jail-reuters1.jpg Th...
by udy
30 Aug 2012 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 691092

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

It is the last four Ade tenders on the Live Tenders Page.

Tender Pageurl
by udy
29 Aug 2012 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 691092

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

Heads up guys. Drdo has posted a graphic of the Rustom II in one of the tenders on its website as also information on F-INSAS.
by udy
16 Feb 2012 11:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4250
Views: 685637

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

It seems DRDO is looking for a new Head For GTRE.

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by udy
05 Mar 2011 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 586520

Re: LCA News and Discussions

many months back in another forum i had asked if the LCA could be turned into a mini growler?? i could not get any answer. hence this news of electronic attack LCA gives me reasons to be happy. Probably a lite version of this Su30 MKI Self Protection suite Can some admin(Jagan?) move that folder ou...
by udy
28 Dec 2010 20:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 691092

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

DRDO Science Spectrum

Year 2009
Year 2010

The 2009 DSS has a paper on the stage separation most probably presnt in the Agni II Prime

Credits to Vina (Cemilac paper 2009) posted in the LCA thread.
by udy
26 Sep 2009 20:15
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 132188

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

The following is an enlarged version of an article that appeared in The Hindu (September 17, 2009).
Pokhran-II Thermo-Nuclear Test: A Failure
by udy
25 Sep 2009 10:26
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 132188

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Ramana asked
I was looking for the quote from Sri R.N. Agarwal of RCI on the earliest designs for the REX and its evolution.


Is this the one?

A success story
by udy
01 Sep 2009 11:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4096
Views: 590731

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Forgot to post this while making the DMRL single crystal patent post. From Nuclear India Sept-oct 2008 (Page 13) Great strides have been made in development of advanced gas centrifuges for uranium enrichment program. The latest fourth generation design, with output 10 times the early design, has bee...
by udy
25 Aug 2009 13:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4250
Views: 685637

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

^^^ The right patents to study would be the following three :-

Process for the preparation of nickel base superalloys - Niranjan Das
Nickel-based superalloy Niranjan Das
Nickel-based superalloy Niranjan Das

Why there has been no progress from lab to manufacture is for DMRL to answer.
by udy
02 May 2005 22:18
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 March 2005
Replies: 329
Views: 84576

iirc, the initial announcement of a pakistani nuclear test was by the german chancellor and the japanese priime minister of that time.

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