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by sivab
18 Sep 2019 10:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikrant News and Discussion
Replies: 1810
Views: 160434

Re: INS Vikrant News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/journalistHari/stat ... 6478601216

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@journalistHari
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4 hrad disks containing vital details of #India's #aircraftcarrier #INSVIKRANT found stolen from #Cochin #Ship Yard, says report. Serious security breach. Spying likely
by sivab
17 Sep 2019 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 284
Views: 76714

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Prasad wrote:Sir,
I was sitting 10 feet away. Anyway.


Sir, are you saying Dr. Deodhare was lying? Not trying to put you in a spot, just trying to understand without any sugar coating. Is your info more credible than Dr. Deodhare?
by sivab
17 Sep 2019 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 284
Views: 76714

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

I did not get you. He said they were going to start metal cutting soon at AI '17 presscon. For the Mk2. Along with the design features such as moving landing gear to wing roots etc. Just that IN's sudden support withdrawal and other things resulted in no Mk2 yet . Incorrect. Following is the origin...
by sivab
12 Sep 2019 07:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4864
Views: 914786

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

^^^ HTFE-25 is non-AB. With AB, thrust will be 35-40kN and will be suitable for Jaguar. Adour is ~27kN dry and ~37.5kN wet. Question is whether they will develop AB version in time. As of now both HTFE-25 and AB are just protos.
by sivab
28 Aug 2019 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3285
Views: 709543

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

https://twitter.com/Ethirajans/status/1 ... 5445795842

See the video. Abhinandhan entering Sulur AFB. Looks like he gets heavy security wherever he goes.
by sivab
17 Aug 2019 20:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828440

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

SCE-200 is a staged combustion engine.
by sivab
26 Jul 2019 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828440

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

SC 200 cold flow tests etc were over long back. The test stand for hot firing is being constructed at IPRC and when complete testing will occur. There was some plan to test in Russia but that seems to have been shelved You are mixing up SCE-200 (engine) with SC-200 (stage). They are two different t...
by sivab
26 Jul 2019 08:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828440

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

This would allow us to have vehicle capable of launching 6 tons to GTO in the next 2-3 years as opposed to the next 4-5 years if we wait for SCE-200 and there are delays. Just a minor correction. There seems to be no actual work happening on SC200 stage yet (reqd for 6 ton to GTO). They have issued...
by sivab
25 Jul 2019 21:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1986
Views: 214849

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

prasannasimha wrote:SSSalvi pictures did not come through


I can see it. Probably issue with your browser?
by sivab
23 Jul 2019 12:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1986
Views: 214849

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

^^^Here are links to some technical papers on this subject from ISRO. 1. Design framework of a Configurable Electrical Power System for Lunar Rover https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sankaran_Muthusamy/publication/321408524_Design_framework_of_a_configurable_electrical_power_system_for_lunar_rover...
by sivab
15 Jul 2019 09:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684938

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

What happened to Jet airways? Is it fraud? Is it simple mismanagement? Is it siphoning off? Did the Govt. play any negative role intentionally or unintentionally? Some folks say BJP allowed other airlines to steal all Jet airways business by not bailing out Jet? Jet Airways audit shows diversion of...
by sivab
15 Jul 2019 04:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1986
Views: 214849

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Mort Walker wrote:
In a best case scenario - Around Republic Day 2019, ~August 15th.

:shock:
by sivab
09 Jul 2019 10:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684938

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Rahulsidhu: what's your take on the sovereign bonds plan ? Personally, I wonder why the government didn't simply authorize RBI to raise the ceiling of foreign holdings in Indian rupee denominated debt instead. It would take away the exchange rate risk element, though at the cost of a higher coupon ...
by sivab
10 Jun 2019 10:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2517
Views: 99972

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

For those who know basic physics (need not be expert) may find this youtube video about IISC team's super-conductivity claim quite interesting and educational. This basically goes though many points I pointed out (eg magnetic succsptlilibity data not done again).. also gives some theoretical basics...
by sivab
26 May 2019 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3767
Views: 503395

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

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/finally-iisc-team-confirms-superconductivity-at-room-temperature-pressure/article27246496.ece Finally, IISc team confirms breakthrough in superconductivity at room temperature Putting to rest all doubts and criticism, a team led by Prof. Anshu Pandey from th...
by sivab
26 May 2019 10:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2517
Views: 99972

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/finally-iisc-team-confirms-superconductivity-at-room-temperature-pressure/article27246496.ece Finally, IISc team confirms breakthrough in superconductivity at room temperature Putting to rest all doubts and criticism, a team led by Prof. Anshu Pandey from th...
by sivab
22 May 2019 10:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511779

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

not this time. please read my post a few posts above. due to 5 VVPATS, the real counting will start around 12 noon not 8:30AM. any constituency where vvpat differs evm in those 5 booths i dont know what will happen, maybe a full vvpat count in (a) that booth only (b) all booths https://www.eci.gov....
by sivab
13 May 2019 07:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511779

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I am actually surprised at the inaction by the present Governor: s(he) should be kicked out. In Malloostan, with all the LDF terror, we have it on reliable basis, that the Governor called in the Polis chiefs and told them that they may think they report to the CM, but being IPS aphsars, they are ap...
by sivab
12 May 2019 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511779

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Modi Interview https://indianexpress.com/elections/pm-narendra-modi-interview-to-indian-express-live-lok-sabha-elections-2019-bjp-5723186/ You mentioned unrest in three communities … Do not see it through the prism of only these three communities. The large number of NGOs that operate with support f...
by sivab
11 May 2019 21:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755171

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Bart S wrote:
sivab wrote:
- Some details of night before balakot strike



The video is over an hour long. Can you please point to at what time within the video the discussion on Balakot happens?


@24:50
by sivab
11 May 2019 21:35
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755171

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion



- Some details of night before balakot strike
- Pappu plays video games a lot :lol:
by sivab
11 May 2019 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511779

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion



- Some details of night before balakot strike
- Pappu plays video games a lot :lol:
by sivab
24 Apr 2019 01:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511779

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Suraj wrote:Thanks. Interesting that CG and OR turnouts are so much worse than 2014. Anyone have a handle on that ?


These are not final numbers. ECI will release final numbers by noon tomorrow. It will be clearer then. Usually final numbers go up 1-3%.
by sivab
24 Apr 2019 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511779

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Suraj wrote:Getting back to election data, does anyone have the Phase 3 turnout figures from anyplace, ideally with comparative 2014 figures too ?


Image

https://twitter.com/MukulAgarwal66/stat ... 1762817026

not final yet.
by sivab
18 Apr 2019 00:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1066
Views: 303143

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

JayS wrote:Interestingly it says 4T payload. I wonder why ADA had been publicizing 3.5T all these years.


Because empty weight increased by 500Kg (from 6T to 6.5T) reducing payload for same MTOW. Before 2008 I remember ADA posters mentioning 4T.
by sivab
15 Apr 2019 04:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 110560

Re: Indian ASAT Test

^^^ The ASAT is climbing from below, so the last captured image shows approaching satellite antenna as seen from an angle below at capture time. That does not mean it hit the satellite at bottom. It is a mistake to assume ASAT is climbing just vertically, it is climbing and moving towards satellite ...
by sivab
28 Mar 2019 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 110560

Re: Indian ASAT Test

https://www.aninews.in/news/national/ge ... 328092125/

A-SAT not a derivative of Prithvi missile, has a range of upto 1000 km-plus, says DRDO Chairman
by sivab
25 Mar 2019 01:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1686
Views: 429486

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

More importantly, even the Nag seeker is not our own but comes from Sofradir who, while sells the seeker, does not provide any datasheet for the same Incorrect. Production version of Nag has a high resolution IIR seeker developed DRDO and produced by BDL. https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/pub/npc/2018/a...
by sivab
12 Mar 2019 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 385
Views: 96249

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Mort Walker wrote:
Singha wrote:250kg



?!? 250KG is huge. That's a quarter ton. Is that the entire rocket? I think the warhead should be 2.5Kg.


Warhead is 100kg. Total rocket 276kg.

https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/English/dp ... Oct_08.pdf
by sivab
12 Mar 2019 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3283
Views: 490645

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

https://twitter.com/Noetic_Karma/status ... 3617768451

भगुरायण
‏ @Noetic_Karma
2h2 hours ago

"where is second pilot"
"up there with (Pak)army"
Third pilot, probably beaten dead.


See the video. can someone translate.
by sivab
12 Mar 2019 00:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755171

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Noetic_Karma/status ... 3617768451

भगुरायण
‏ @Noetic_Karma
2h2 hours ago

"where is second pilot"
"up there with (Pak)army"
Third pilot, probably beaten dead.


See the video. can someone translate.
by sivab
06 Mar 2019 09:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755171

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/Gen_VKSingh/status/ ... 9963167744

Vijay Kumar Singh
‏Verified account @Gen_VKSingh
35m35 minutes ago

रात ३.३० बजे मच्छर बहुत थे,

तो मैंने HIT मारा।

अब मच्छर कितने मारे, ये गिनने बैठूँ,

या आराम से सो जाऊँ?

#GenerallySaying
by sivab
04 Mar 2019 10:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755171

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/ZeeNews/status/1102432618677788673 Zee News ‏Verified account @ZeeNews EXCLUSIVE : ZEE NEWS fearless 'Ground Reporting' from Jaish-e-Mohammed's Balakot camp in Pak where IAF carried out airstrikes. Video with couple of eyewitness from balakot. One says aircrafts dropped 4 bombs.
by sivab
04 Mar 2019 10:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755171

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Iyersan wrote:Thandi shuruat chaubeez neram


cool, hope you are right
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 11:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 41774

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only



Balakot pigs camp as identified by Shiv.
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 09:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1066
Views: 303143

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

@Rakesh http://www.aeromag.in/Magazines/7626728690.pdf ADA Chief : The main bottleneck with the trainer aircraft production drawing release was incorporation of Air-to-Air refuelling because it was a follow on from the fighter. Now that the Air-to-Air refuelling capability is completely proven in t...
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 284
Views: 76714

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

@Sivab: Does that mean a prototype will be rolled out in July 2020 ? It sounds like that is the best interpretation, since he says design has been completed. Note wording "aircraft is being realised and it should be ready in about 18 months". We also know they were working on Navy Mk2 bef...
by sivab
28 Feb 2019 07:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 284
Views: 76714

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Aeromag show daily 1 Interview-Dr. Girish S. Deodhare Programme Director, Combat Aircraft & Director, ADA Navy Mark-2 design has been completed and the aircraft is being realised and it should be ready in about 18 months.(July 2020) We plan to complete Shore Based Carrier Compatibility testing ...

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