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by kit
19 Apr 2019 12:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4683
Views: 315324

Re: Deterrence

for comparison sake, the largest American deployed nuke is the B83, with a maximum yield of 1.2 megatons
by kit
19 Apr 2019 05:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

williams wrote:As usual excellent interview by the Prime Minister. I hope Rahul ji can sit for an interview. That will seal the deal :lol:


heheh :rotfl:
by kit
19 Apr 2019 05:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4203
Views: 395076

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://www.go4worldbusiness.com/find?searchText=methylphosphonyl-difluoride&BuyersOrSuppliers=buyers some one wants the precursor to S a r i n -g a s delivered to WB. Looks like it's from 2015 but still, sends chills down the spine. Are there other innocent uses for this stuff? Methylphosphony...
by kit
18 Apr 2019 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140895

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

^^Maybe he was thinking of Falcon Heavy, which uses liquid fueled core stage and boosters. For the first time only in secohttps://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/posting.php?mode=quote&f=3&p=2343940nd launch of Falcon Heavy they recovered all three stages !!! It is no short of science fiction ---...
by kit
18 Apr 2019 22:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3334
Views: 436679

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

Image

HMS Artemis, Sweden's new reconnaissance vessel

can anyone comment on the possible sensors?
by kit
18 Apr 2019 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

kerala is not so different from bengal despite being 100% literate .. which sane person will vote the commies
by kit
18 Apr 2019 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4683
Views: 315324

Re: Deterrence

http://idrw.org/india-has-the-mother-of-nuclear-bombs-pm-modi-on-calling-paks-nuclear-bluff/#more-198495 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he did not fall prey to Pakistan’s nuclear blackmail, because India has the “mother of nuclear bombs”. Addressing a campaign rally at Surendranagar...
by kit
18 Apr 2019 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3510
Views: 405423

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

http://idrw.org/india-has-the-mother-of-nuclear-bombs-pm-modi-on-calling-paks-nuclear-bluff/#more-198495 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he did not fall prey to Pakistan’s nuclear blackmail, because India has the “ mother of nuclear bombs ”. Addressing a campaign rally at Surendranag...
by kit
18 Apr 2019 18:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Is Mota Bhai playing a double game ? By Aligning with Congoon system, he takes the sting out of the allegation of him being in bed with Modi. He is not some idiot who would openly endorse political candidates and cause heart burn. Anyhow we all know that people don't vote based upon what Mota bhai ...
by kit
18 Apr 2019 13:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ramana wrote:Lost in all this din is Mukesh Ambani seeking KSA investment in his refinery business. $15B for 25% stake.
He wants $20B.


probably an insurance policy for his investments in gujarat.. in times of war they are at risk
by kit
17 Apr 2019 13:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 532766

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Order at least 3 more netras even if they are restricted for use on the low altitude regions. They'll free up the 5 phalcons to watch over Tibet. It is frustrating to see this piecemeal ordering...3 of this and 3 of that. Ditto with shivaliks, Tejas, Astra. If it is a matter of keeping tech upgrade...
by kit
17 Apr 2019 04:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95420

Re: Indian ASAT Test

The American khujli seems to be that India was able to track all those sats in real time, not that a missile hit one :mrgreen:
by kit
17 Apr 2019 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3510
Views: 405423

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

HY80 alloy steel, which has good ductility and excellent notch toughness and weldability. Chemical Composition The chemical composition of HY80 alloy steel is listed in the following table. Element Content (%) Iron, Fe 93.1 - 96.4 Nickel, Ni 2.0 - 3.25 Chromium, Cr 1.0 - 1.80 Copper, Cu ≤ 0.25 Molyb...
by kit
17 Apr 2019 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3510
Views: 405423

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

Kit we use local DMR249A steel and DMR249B steel for surface ships and surface ships and submarines both respectively. They are superior in terms of weld management to HY100 steel. i thought the DMR249 is equivalent to HY80 which has definitely easier welding property, the 100 and 130 are much tric...
by kit
16 Apr 2019 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 532766

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

If I remember right the 3 face DRDO aesa AWACS comes with a higher requirement of raw power requiring an additional engine ( cant find the link) ..not sure those 2 engined planes would fit the requirement
by kit
16 Apr 2019 16:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 532766

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Fanne, AWACS provides coverage against low flying targets which the average ground based radar, until and unless its mast mounted, does not and cannot. Furthermore they are limited by the horizon. It's not a small advantage but a decisive one. Also AWACS us essential to protect our low flying strik...
by kit
16 Apr 2019 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1215
Views: 137274

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.janes.com/article/87897/pentagon-confirms-deployment-of-new-passive-sensor The Pentagon has confirmed the deployment of prototype passive sensor systems for long-range surveillance against fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), and cruise missile (CM) threats....
by kit
16 Apr 2019 14:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1215
Views: 137274

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20190416_01/


One week after the accident, the SDF and US forces are still conducting an air and sea search.

The pilot remains missing, and most parts of the stealth fighter have yet to be found.
by kit
16 Apr 2019 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2634
Views: 259692

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Singha wrote:Next 30 years is our opportunity to be a firm member of p3 with global power and economic links

Such chances come once in 1000 years

People need to vote for right guy and make it count


+1001
by kit
16 Apr 2019 05:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 594
Views: 137634

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

Saurav Jha @SJha1618 Apr 12 Russia is India's ally. America is India's ally. France is India's ally. Israel is India's ally. But is India its own ally? :rotfl: A story about a Indian "deep state" allied to the military,intelligence and business networks controlling almost the entire finan...
by kit
16 Apr 2019 02:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183925

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Mihir wrote:My expert assessment of publicly available imagery from the Nirbhay missile trial shows evidence of a spectacular failure.


thats quite an "assessment" !! but quite apt for the humour thread :roll:
by kit
15 Apr 2019 20:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 532766

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Another aspect, IAF really wants the 360 degree AWACS. 240 degree, though cheaper, needs to fly a very obvious flight path (just like Netra did in Balakot strike) and blind spots when looping back. So what , have two of those in station, better than one 360 high end awacs if that gets shot down and...
by kit
15 Apr 2019 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183925

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

http://idrw.org/nirbhay-missile-test-no-manik-engine-yet-missile-shows-off-its-anti-ship-capability/#more-198335 DRDO is also planning to develop a New Smart Cruise missile with a range of 350-500 km with stealth characters to be used as Land Attack or Anti-ship weapon system for aircraft under IAF...
by kit
15 Apr 2019 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/kalyanchaubey/status/1117708051707047936 Chowkidar Kalyan Chaubey ‏ Verified account @kalyanchaubey #Shocking: Bangladeshi Star Ferdous is Campaigning for TMC in North Dinajpur, West Bengal. I have never heard this before. It seems the party doesn’t have an Indian star for canva...
by kit
15 Apr 2019 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 674
Views: 163533

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

What does Pakistan need to close its air defense gaps? https://www.defensenews.com/global/asia-pacific/2019/04/10/what-does-pakistan-need-to-close-its-air-defense-gaps/ He highly rates the R-77 and Mica and believes the Indian Air Force “simply got surprised and overwhelmed” by the Pakistani daytim...
by kit
13 Apr 2019 16:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 853
Views: 123297

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

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Does any Indian company manufacture HY 100 or HY 130 steel? Arcelor Mittal USA makes the HY100 but subject to export regulations

Apparently, the IN wants to source all its future steel requirements indigenously
by kit
13 Apr 2019 16:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3510
Views: 405423

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

Does any Indian company manufacture HY 100 or HY 130 steel? Arcelor Mittal USA makes the HY100 but subject to export regulations

Apparently, the IN wants to source all its future steel requirements indigenously
by kit
13 Apr 2019 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

looks like the americans with all their fancy data analysis believe modi will sail through with a near comfortable margin..FB WA and Tw seems to have controlled the fake news. Anyway prepare for a new era in indian politics. The congress will be just another party relegated to local levels.
by kit
11 Apr 2019 20:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

320/400 tally: bjp 320 ; nda close to 400 Last time (2014) i somehow managed to predict nda score in the bracket much closer to actual results in poll conducted here. This time i'm using same methodology to give this number. Last time my number was accurate, better than the Mission Shakti Asat test...
by kit
10 Apr 2019 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2132
Views: 320361

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

Do we have comparison data of Rafale's IRST vs. F35 EOTS? Dassault Rafale vs F-35 https://defenseissues.net/2015/09/11/dassault-rafale-vs-f-35/ Rafale’s primary air-to-air sensor is OSF optical sensor suite on top of the nose, and has 80/130 km detection range against subsonic targets. It consists ...
by kit
10 Apr 2019 18:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2600
Views: 516261

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

Please see the hardened pen in Srinagar and Awantipur (from where MIG21 took off). Now you will understand why IAF asked for smallest/lightest LCA, because perhaps only these can fit there (someone like Gagan do a more precise measuring). Mig 29 may fit in, SU30MKI wont. . isnt that cutting off the...
by kit
10 Apr 2019 13:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140895

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

so why is S400 incompatible with the F35 ? The technical risks If Turkey acquired the S-400 alongside the F-35, the technology that makes that aircraft lethal could potentially be compromised. NATO states use a tactical data link that allows military aircraft and even ships and ground troops to sha...
by kit
10 Apr 2019 13:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1018
Views: 140895

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Quite likely that the F 35 tech can leak out over time from Japan ., it did happen with the AEGIS combat system enabling the chinese to build their version of it., and with the proliferation of F35 all around its just a matter of time. Lockheed just wants to get as much out of it without finally adm...
by kit
09 Apr 2019 02:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Fifty % of CPM and Congress are expected to vote BJP at a macro level. Right now TMC and BJP are at 37% vote-share. For mciro level its seat by seat. As for seat by seat its Amit Shah concern and he is giving sleepless night to #Jihadidi so much so she is chanting Durga Ahstakam. In case people for...
by kit
09 Apr 2019 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113607

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Us bongs have a winner takes all tendency. Even though NaMo has lot of fans, state BJP is simply not in position to fight TMC organisation. So, i would be surprised if BJP gets more than 5 in WB. The recent no confidence on Arjun Singh in Bhatpara Municipality shows the day The NRC issue will antag...
by kit
08 Apr 2019 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1295
Views: 262809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Here we go around the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush ………………… Our Navy on 29 March, 2019 issued an RFI for ToT for Construction of Twelve GRP Hulled Mine Counter Measure Vessels (MCMVs). Time line is a dawdling 65 Months from RFP date, date of which is unspecified but at least 6 weeks away, for de...

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