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by Avinandan
03 Jun 2019 19:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94425

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

suraj your analysis has been spot on with regards to Modijis focus and achievement in providing for the poor people. Also opening of those bank accounts was a master stroke bypassing the corrupt middle men who robbed all that was meant for the poor. We are very lucky to have this yugpurus who under...
by Avinandan
22 May 2019 16:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A look back at the partition
Replies: 1856
Views: 93633

Re: A look back at the partition

Didn't know where to put this excellent video, please move it to appropriate Thread (if required)
by Avinandan
03 May 2019 18:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 139
Views: 31681

K8 Vs IJT Sitara

Comparing the performance between K8 and IJT Sitara, i could see that K8 has better flight performance and Range charateristics than IJT Sitara inspite of having a lowered powered engine. Why so ? Sitara : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAL_HJT-36_Sitara K 8 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hongdu_JL-8
by Avinandan
29 Apr 2019 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

KL Dubey wrote:
Ardeshir wrote:Praveen Patil - PP in India, BB in Lahore.


BB = Braveen Badil. Who is this other guy??

Benazir Bhutto
by Avinandan
23 Apr 2019 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 23443

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

However, at some point of time HAL switched over to Config 2. HJT-39 renderings since then also shown config 2. So there must be virtue in this layout. For one, putting an elevator just behind the wing (as in Config 1) is not ideal in level flight. But, at high AoA, Config 1 places the elevator in ...
by Avinandan
23 Apr 2019 12:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 139
Views: 31681

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Many thanks JayS ji for elaborating so beautifully to this aam Abdul. Could not understand this bit. "(Addition of canards only aggravate the problem.)". Wouldn't adding Canards balance the aftwards CG towards the front and hence adjusting the undesirable Pitch up tendency ? Additional que...
by Avinandan
22 Apr 2019 23:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 139
Views: 31681

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

Tejas's cranked Delta wing has obvious advantages over Pure Delta wing. Refer excellent article from our BR experts http://delhidefencereview.com/2019/02/23/tracking-the-tejas-the-tejas-mk2-grows-a-pair-becomes-the-medium-weight-fighter/ Still Sweden progressed from Cranked Delta wing based Viggen t...
by Avinandan
22 Apr 2019 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209209

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

http://delhidefencereview.com/2019/02/23/tracking-the-tejas-the-tejas-mk2-grows-a-pair-becomes-the-medium-weight-fighter/ JayS and Indranil ji Need your opinion on the following :- 1. Don't the Canards reduce the overall visibility ? Additionally IMHO the enlarged fuselage behind the canopy also co...
by Avinandan
20 Apr 2019 00:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472612

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Looking at the election so far, I am nearing the conclusion that BJP is not going to lose the 2014 vote share. Maharashtra is going through a big flux due to the series of Anti Modi and Anti AS campaigning by Raj Thackeray. He is giving excellent speeches with thought provocative statements and har...
by Avinandan
19 Apr 2019 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 23443

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

Paging Indranil ji, The recent discussions of IJT has brought back the memories of the discussion/post of the old design concept of IJT. In your opinion it was a better design but HAL fell back to Kiran based air intakes due to previous experience. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AA...
by Avinandan
11 Apr 2019 17:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 800
Views: 195605

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Sorry if posted already: https://twitter.com/Rezhasan/status/1116030128415563777 Pakis getting to fly Qatari Rafales before we do. Did Pakistani pilots receive training to fly Rafale? French ambassador says ‘fake news’ https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/world/did-pakistani-pilots-receive-training-to-fl...
by Avinandan
11 Apr 2019 12:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 82
Views: 20210

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Negi ji,
I thought Dhanush is based out of Bofors Template, ATAGS or Bharat 52 are based out of GC-45 template.
by Avinandan
10 Apr 2019 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3285
Views: 477996

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

S&P BSE SENSEX Index Current : 38,585.35 - Pt. Change : -353.87 - % Change : -0.91% Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (Rs.Cr.) : 1,51,22,121.46 - $ 1 / I R 69.3350 Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (U S $.) : 2,181.02 Billion P S E Index Current : 36,579.32 - Pt. Change : -565.65 - ...
by Avinandan
21 Mar 2019 01:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 800
Views: 195605

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

MyNation reports Pak army training video as soldiers punished for desertion Major Surendra Poonia, an Indian army veteran, tweeted a video of personnel in military uniform thrashing a group of blindfolded men, whose hands are tied behind their back, with a cane. Tweeting the video, he claimed that ...
by Avinandan
17 Mar 2019 08:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4885
Views: 661820

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/vkthakur/status/1106924749568000000 ---> That is a Chinese rip off of the West German toy Drone X Pro. You can buy them online - 3 for around Rs 12,000/- If the drone had been shot, nothing would have been left of it. They cannot fly 150 m away from their controller. If they do,...
by Avinandan
17 Mar 2019 02:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4637
Views: 808436

Re: Small Arms Thread

Good Article with some additional details on AK-203 deal :- https://idsa.in/idsacomments/ak-203-make-in-india_chinoy-lkbehera-110319 All rifles to be produced beyond the first 120,000 will have 100 per cent indigenous content (see Table 1). More significantly, 100 per cent indigenisation is to be ac...
by Avinandan
14 Mar 2019 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209209

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Hi Indranil, One would have expected to have those rectangular air intakes ( hornet --> super hornet route). Yet they retained the same round air intake. Is it because there was no particular benefit ? 2nd query: Wouldn't making the wing more wider and longer with respect to the percentage increase...
by Avinandan
13 Mar 2019 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 762
Views: 209209

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

https://i.imgur.com/CXKs8Ti.jpg ! Hi Indranil, One would have expected to have those rectangular air intakes ( hornet --> super hornet route). Yet they retained the same round air intake. Is it because there was no particular benefit ? 2nd query: Wouldn't making the wing more wider and longer with ...
by Avinandan
25 Feb 2019 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3835
Views: 698019

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Unable to understand why China is buying Ansat (LUH) helicopter from Russia ?
What else they have not got so far ?
https://www.azernews.az/region/145962.html
by Avinandan
09 Oct 2018 14:05
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 216500

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

The problem will be in trainer version of mk2 that how the pilot will climb in the rear seat without stepping on canard. For 2 seater Gripen, there is a split long flat foot plate to gain access to the rear seat. Check here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0hq35D0yUA&feature=youtu.be&t=129
by Avinandan
01 Oct 2018 12:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627411

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

AW&ST author is surely smoking fresh dope to write stupidity highlighted in bold. Most Cheetahs are deployed for its high altitude performance (read himalayan flight domain from Kashmir to Kohima) and for that role the LUH is the only direct replacement (even Dhruv does not meet that performanc...
by Avinandan
27 Sep 2018 19:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 411117

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Noob question -> Can we salvage the old engines for something useful ?
by Avinandan
27 Sep 2018 19:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1062830

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Kersi, you have been warned many times to not do this. Each time you asked for this, you were told not to do this. But now this is getting out of hand. You have been banned for 7 days. Please think about what you are doing for the next one week. Asking questions like the above, endangers all who vi...
by Avinandan
01 Feb 2018 17:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1126
Views: 172207

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Hurkus-B seems to have winglets, I have seen only few basic trainer aircraft having winglets. Popular PC-21 (expanded envelope) is one of them. Any particular reason of not having then, no harm in including them ... PC21 (Courtesy : australianaviation ) http://australianaviation.com.au/wp-content/up...
by Avinandan
14 Feb 2017 06:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627411

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I guess I mentioned this last year also, the LUH looks very similar to Kazan Ansat helicopter.
Image
Another Image : http://www.helicopter-database.de/ADP/MIL/Ansat/Ansat_RA_59yellow_1.jpg
by Avinandan
25 Jan 2017 13:35
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 690958

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Cold start also needs a truck mounted, highly mobile 105mm field artillery gun. Each advancing party takes care of any local resistance / troop concentration it meets. Something like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRaMiC6AjXo hRaMiC6AjXo Didn't Tata (or was it OFB) make such a system a few ye...
by Avinandan
25 Jan 2017 05:14
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 690958

ATAGs Closer View

by Avinandan
18 Jan 2017 17:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 690958

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

http://images.newindianexpress.com/uploads/user/imagelibrary/2017/1/17/original/Rehearsal17.jpg Courtesy: New Indian Express The above image of ATAGs has larger foot print than the classic G5 towed setup. :( In G5 the barrel is pointed backwards. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/81/...
by Avinandan
19 Dec 2016 04:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 690958

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I see from pix that ATAGS apart from having high angle fire (haubitze) also has low elevation D-30 type direct fire (field gun). I read it has a thermal imager also. hopefully IA will not put in a req that it needs a FCS to hit on the move targets like a tank can do. its direct fire mode I see as a...
by Avinandan
27 Aug 2016 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3018
Views: 419268

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

^^Surely its possible to put an internal bay between the two engine pods. But IMO that will hamper the lift generated by the body of the aircraft. That portion generates good amount of lift because of the presence of that channel I think. But let me get back with some info on this. You are right, a...
by Avinandan
15 Aug 2016 21:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 273494

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

There was a PDF report, where some inherent issues were mentioned. The airbrakes are located only at the upper part (and not like F-16). This resulted in unwanted pitch up moment. There were some discussions long back if the landing gear could be used to negate this. In the same report, sleeker hard...
by Avinandan
15 Aug 2016 21:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4036
Views: 273494

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Hi Rahul,
I am curious to know, how they resolved the issue of air brakes ?
Additionally, what is the status of the improvised sleeker pylons ?
by Avinandan
26 Jun 2016 22:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pinaka - Story
Replies: 37
Views: 3726

Re: Pinaka - Story

Thanks a ton !! 8)
by Avinandan
18 Mar 2016 15:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 997
Views: 167920

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Noob Poochs :-
1. How does one decide to put 1 or 2 wheels in nose gear in fighter planes ?
2. What are the disadvantages of drooped nose of NLCA vis a vis LCA ?
by Avinandan
14 Mar 2016 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627411

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Newbie Observation : ^^ The width of Engine section of LCH is higher than the overall fuselage from Front View. We could have easily increased the width of the fuselage keeping in line with the Engine section for more sleeker look. It would also would have assisted store some things internally and w...
by Avinandan
01 Mar 2016 05:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 483968

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Why don't we check the Capabilities of Combat Basic Trainer e.g Super Tucano into this comparison as well ? I guess its service ceiling would be enough for Kargil type heights. At about 14 million dollar unit cost and 500$ per hour (source : wikipedia), it would be the cheapest yet potent option. If...
by Avinandan
31 Jan 2016 03:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1517
Views: 90262

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

@Tsarkar sir,
What would have been the optimum CIWS system for Vikramaditya in your opinion.

Couldn't we choose the better double barrelled 'AK-630M-2 Duet'

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