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by Bolasani
07 Aug 2014 20:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3142
Views: 410169

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

An album of various Indian warships
Clicky
by Bolasani
30 Jun 2014 08:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 351662

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Shankas wrote:Where can I watch the launch live on the net?


Clicky
by Bolasani
06 Jan 2014 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions
Replies: 471
Views: 32135

Re: GSLV-D5 Launch status and post launch discussions

AMA by ISRO scientists on Reddit:

Reddit
by Bolasani
16 May 2013 10:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2179
Views: 400766

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Indian Army Skydive over Lakshadeep with 4 GoPro's

by Bolasani
12 Feb 2013 15:33
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 48170

Re: Aero India 2013

A few pictures/scans from my visit: ( Clicky for full Album ) 1. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-U-T_6r_03Z0/URc1bOATPMI/AAAAAAAAJsQ/S8uFaXhSCWk/s640/Aero%2520India%25202013%2520206.JPG 2. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-eCIGkKHX32Q/URc6rQPZteI/AAAAAAAAJl4/5VmDTVpkJnI/s640/Aero%2520India%25202...
by Bolasani
25 Apr 2012 11:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

^^ I believe its a prop for the new Call of Duty game.
by Bolasani
23 Apr 2012 08:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3142
Views: 410169

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Cross post from Indian Navy thread:

Galleries of pictures from Rediff on two exercises being conducted by Indian navy

Tropex-2012 (theatre-level readiness and operational exercise)

Indo-US naval exercise -Malabar
by Bolasani
23 Apr 2012 08:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 308456

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Galleries of pictures from Rediff on two exercises being conducted by Indian navy

Tropex-2012 (theatre-level readiness and operational exercise)

Indo-US naval exercise -Malabar
by Bolasani
18 Apr 2012 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Noob pooch, While I was watching the movie "Paan Singh Tomar", two things caught my attention, 1) The soldiers have a fixed ration even in peacetime postings. Soldiers participating in sports get a larger ration. 2) Soldiers participating in sports are not sent on combat missions. Can any ...
by Bolasani
18 Apr 2012 17:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 308456

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Transition to Truimph - History of the Indian Navy 1965-1975 By - GM Hiranandani Vice Admiral (Retd) Nausena.nic.in Just ran across this while twiddling thumbs. A simple search of the boards did not find this. Hopefully this is not a duplicate post. Still reading it, but touches construction of the...
by Bolasani
12 Feb 2012 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2179
Views: 400766

Re: Military Multimedia Content

Act of Valor - Trailers (Yahoo Movies)
New movie with actual US Navy seals playing themselves.

Related article on Wired.com
by Bolasani
15 Jan 2012 20:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 742493

Re: LCA News and Discussions

indranilroy, Saik,

Is this the file you were looking for:
https://rapidshare.com/files/4147263709 ... -Tejas.pdf

It took me a little time to find it in my archives.
by Bolasani
07 Jan 2012 10:16
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 812204

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Cross posted from Cyber Warfare discussion: Hacker Group claims to have hacked India’s military and intelligence servers The hackers claim to have discovered Symantec’s source code in a hack they conducted on India’s military and intelligence servers. In their online post, the hackers said, “We have...
by Bolasani
07 Jan 2012 10:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion
Replies: 369
Views: 77990

Re: Indian Cyber Warfare Discussion

Hacker Group claims to have hacked India’s military and intelligence servers The hackers claim to have discovered Symantec’s source code in a hack they conducted on India’s military and intelligence servers. In their online post, the hackers said, “We have discovered within the Indian Spy Program s...
by Bolasani
12 Dec 2011 12:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Conduct your own war
Replies: 189
Views: 12808

Re: Conduct your own war

A few questions which came to my mind: 1) Nationalities of the two parties? This will determine both the equipment available and the tactics that will be used. USA is sensitive to personnel losses. A less concerned country would just drive a few thousand civilians across the minefield to clear it. U...
by Bolasani
09 Dec 2011 21:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 258286

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Indian Army not to hire men with tattoos The Indian Army will not recruit men with permanent tattoos anywhere on the body, save the arms. The Army says permanent tattoos are health hazard, as they can act as carriers for certain diseases. Brigadier Vinod Raizada, Deputy Director General, Recruiting...
by Bolasani
30 Jul 2011 13:48
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 812204

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

The Hindu:Sensitive information leaked from Indian embassy in Moscow Sensitive information from the Indian embassy in Moscow appears to have been leaking to a foreign security outfit at least for the past two years, if documents released by an international hackers' group are to be believed. Defenc...
by Bolasani
24 Jun 2011 08:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Thanks Shiv,

I will check out what Google Chacha has to offer regarding Helicopter gliding.
by Bolasani
22 Jun 2011 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

I was watching an episode of 'Jai Hind with Rocky and Mayur', on Combat Aviation Training School of Indian Army. There they showed a Dhruv simulating landing after the failure of 1 engine. The chopper skid along the ground for quite a few meters on land before coming to stop. Could anybody please te...
by Bolasani
12 Jun 2011 11:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1023250

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Hindu: Delivery of INS Kamorta next June INS Kamorta, the first in a series of four anti-submarine corvettes being built by the Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), a defence shipyard, will be delivered to the Navy in June 2012. “We have also concluded negotiations with the...
by Bolasani
08 Jun 2011 13:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1607231

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Images taken on June 7th at around 3:30 pm https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vGBAIDP7hBk/Te83sD3LQDI/AAAAAAAAHws/VEjxdG8JaEc/s144/IMG_1726.JPG https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-cpY9n_3wjzk/Te83r_-sX-I/AAAAAAAAHwo/_1QZA66i81U/s144/IMG_1715.JPG https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-kFdsLq2BKjw/Te83sp3Z...
by Bolasani
15 Feb 2011 21:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 1012
Views: 211225

Re: Aircraft Recognition

I found this little guy flying around HAL airport a few days back. He was pretty acrobatic. Could anybody please identify this bird for me.

Image

TIA
by Bolasani
09 Feb 2011 12:34
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 204467

Re: AeroIndia 2011

Flight Global has a bunch of other videos from Aero India here: Clicky
Including one of LCH in flightL Clicky(Youtube video)
by Bolasani
04 Dec 2010 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

I just saw an IAF dornier aircraft land at the Male International Airport, Maldives.

Could anybody please let me know what IAF aircraft do at Maldives.
by Bolasani
30 Sep 2010 22:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1607231

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

A few pics I clicked today: http://lh4.ggpht.com/_4xmM68F5nAY/TKTF_w9sd-I/AAAAAAAAHHw/tRrNxhjFpVM/s400/IMG_8886.JPG Could anyone tell me what the rail like thing along the right side of the tail is there for? http://lh5.ggpht.com/_4xmM68F5nAY/TKTGMPFIPBI/AAAAAAAAHH0/iwuKu7Mihg8/s400/IMG_8887.JPG I h...
by Bolasani
28 Sep 2010 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 776767

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

The claims about the UFO's are very questionable and thin. A lengthy discussion involving the original 'researcher' Robert Hastings can be found here.
by Bolasani
07 Sep 2010 14:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 1023250

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Image

A couple more pictures at this blog post. Clicky
by Bolasani
22 Jul 2010 09:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2179
Views: 400766

Re: Military Multimedia Content

A video showing all nuclear explosions across the globe from 1945 to 1998. It's a bit slow to begin with, but worth the wait in my opinion. Its a 14 minute long video. http://blip.tv/file/1662914/ Link to the avi file. http://blip.tv/file/get/Ctbtomedia-2053ByIsaoHashimotoJapan501.avi
by Bolasani
22 Jun 2010 10:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

I was just looking at the pictures posted in the Naval Thread of 'Tarkash', and one things bugs me. I always thought that the size and shape of propellers is very secretive. Is that only valid for Submarines? What is the difference. The only interest should be sonar profiles which reason would be ap...
by Bolasani
23 May 2010 09:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1607231

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

The LCH with Dhruv pics though blurry is a great catch.


I need to buy a better lens, :((
by Bolasani
23 May 2010 09:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1607231

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Could somebody please identify the birds in images numbers 3 and 6. My salaams to you saar for putting your money where everyone else's mouth is. Thanks. I am not sure what you are referring to here, but I will take it as a compliment. Thanks. And thanks Shiv and Dipayan for identifying the birds. ...
by Bolasani
22 May 2010 23:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1607231

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

I caught these birds today morning during the practice session. Full sized images here . 1. http://lh3.ggpht.com/_4xmM68F5nAY/S_gUtluQi3I/AAAAAAAAG60/nO2aJbJXVbA/s288/IMG_8339-1.JPG 2. http://lh5.ggpht.com/_4xmM68F5nAY/S_gUs56xGaI/AAAAAAAAG6w/YY-sMtp2Ln4/s288/IMG_8308-1.JPG 3. http://lh4.ggpht.com/_...
by Bolasani
22 May 2010 22:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 834773

Re: LCH discussion

bodhi wrote:in the third pic...is it doing the back flip we were talking about the other day?


I am sorry. I was too far off to clearly make out the rolls clearly.
by Bolasani
22 May 2010 12:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 834773

Re: LCH discussion

A couple of pics from my side:

http://picasaweb.google.com/bolasanibk/LCH

From what I could see, this is pretty agile bird. I saw it climbing and descending almost vertically, fly backwards and slow rotations while staying on the same point.
by Bolasani
03 May 2010 18:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Meet - Bangalore
Replies: 118
Views: 15964

Re: BR Meet - Bangalore

8th works for me. Lunch or Dinner.
by Bolasani
09 Aug 2009 16:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

NO MBT can survive a nuclear bomb bang on its head. :eek: :eek: NOTHING can survive such a thing !! if however it was outside the blast radius of the bomb it'll deploy in NBC mode (all modern tanks/APCs have this) which will protect its crew and allow them to operate. there are however radiation li...
by Bolasani
08 Aug 2009 22:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 568965

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

Hi all,

I was looking for information on how well any MBT can withstand a nuclear explosion. I don't seem to find any open source information about this aspect. Could somebody please point out any location where there is more information or even informed speculation.

TIA

Regards
Bharat
by Bolasani
06 Nov 2008 11:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 344606

Re: Chandrayan-1 mission launched succesfully



No reference to this on the ISRO site nor can I find the actual images. Help? :cry:

Bharat

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