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by mandrake
12 Feb 2011 07:54
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 179375

Re: AeroIndia 2011

K_prasad, extremely sorry i left early due to some work so did not called you that day.

Would be there today, any brfite attending please post their phone number.
by mandrake
10 Feb 2011 22:50
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 179375

Re: AeroIndia 2011

I was there today, I'll be there tomorrow, guys lets meet up. sms me your phone nos with name at 973 8o 46-423.

Also if anyone has any questions kindly post it here. A compilation in a .doc format would also do.
by mandrake
16 Dec 2010 02:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Dump - News and Discussion
Replies: 1835
Views: 162713

Re: Wikileaks Diplomatic Cable Dump - News and Discussion

Are the documents somewhere still there for download in all?
by mandrake
04 Oct 2010 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83952

Re: Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid verdict 30 Sep 2010

'No loopholes in ASI evidence' Abhinav Garg, TNN, Oct 2, 2010, 04.53am IST Read more: 'No loopholes in ASI evidence' - The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/No-loopholes-in-ASI-evidence/articleshow/6669039.cms#ixzz11O3Sk57G NEW DELHI: "In our view, the conclusion drawn by...
by mandrake
01 Aug 2010 16:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1091233

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

In Barak BG The dual pulse Rocket propulsion is from DRDO.
btw, I'm awestruck by the capabilities of SM3 the more i read about it, that one has some huge potential and is as modern and lethal of a game changer as a Raptor. The US surely knows where to get things really right.
by mandrake
24 Jul 2010 00:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2010 (19th - 25th July)
Replies: 175
Views: 39035

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2010 (19th - 25th July

bandar is probably atleast as capable as the Mig21bis (not the bison) if not slightly more, maybe F5 Tiger shark type levels. not to be dismissed out of hand, but not a serious threat to IAF either :roll: jf17 is a nice looking bird imho. Downright performance of its aerodynamics can be seen once i...
by mandrake
07 Jun 2010 04:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 773437

Re: LCA news and discussion

The JV with EADS is to speed up the flight testing, a benchmark to expedite flight envelope testing requires some sort of previous data-bank which we dont have as this is our first fbw endeavor. It is not even remotely linked with developing the fbw with EADS. It is always better to bring in someone...
by mandrake
07 Jun 2010 03:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 773437

Re: LCA news and discussion

IIRC the fbw was in consultancy with LM, but after pokhran all hell broke on the team, it was re-designed from scratch with whatever experience the personnel had. Mach 1.4 is as per some media reports, as the pdf says, the authenticity of these media reports are questionable till LCA attains IOC and...
by mandrake
01 May 2010 00:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 720388

Re: LCH discussion

Link IR-suppressor adorns the ALH Wednesday, 16 January 2008 The performance of indigenously developed IR-suppressor for engine exhaust duct of Advanced Light Helicopter masterminded by the Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay is proved successful by ground tests conducted in RWR&DC ...
by mandrake
29 Apr 2010 20:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1360
Views: 112778

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Don't like the new look at all, older one makes BRF stand apart from others, atleast get the same theme back if reverting is not possible!
by mandrake
16 Feb 2010 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 290925

Re: The Red Menace

This is ridiculous!! Sad! Sad! Sad! As per information from Kolkata TV, they have attacked the camp and a police station, the jawans there were listening to radios and was busy in cooking. Local estimates around 80 plus dead. How can the jawans be so careless and was in completely unprepared state w...
by mandrake
13 Feb 2010 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Jan. 29, 2010
Replies: 2837
Views: 182920

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP), Jan. 29, 2010

After having read 20 odd pages of this thread and some excellent analysis by Rangudu, CRamS, SSridhar, harbans, amit et.al. I come to the following conclusion, and if I may add to the discussion in a small way: 1. India will NEVER fight another all out war with Pakistan. a) Cold start non withstand...
by mandrake
29 Jan 2010 16:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 177659

Re: PAK-FA Thread - First flight

Awesome News!! :twisted: :twisted: The bird is a beauty!! 8)
by mandrake
27 Dec 2009 21:23
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: RIP B Harry (1983-2007)
Replies: 160
Views: 21035

Re: RIP B Harry

We will never forget your contributions! RIP Harry!
by mandrake
29 Aug 2009 01:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699873

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

negi wrote:Shankar brothers can we please limit the RU bhakti and constant belittling of our scientific fraternity .


Actually it has come to this point that many have stopped taking him seriously :(( I suggest you not to stay far behind, in the game. :twisted:
by mandrake
03 Aug 2009 20:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 718077

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

... Bloody Yindoos doing too many things secretly.. What was the codename of this project? Projectile testing facility? Solar Eclipse Tracking Project :P All these tests of Prithvi and Prithvi and Prithvi says how much we have love for our mother earth. :mrgreen: I remember asking a gentleman from ...
by mandrake
03 Aug 2009 20:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699873

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

Austin mian...you seem to be desperate to prove the foreign origins of the reactor and all you have to support your pov is the allegation that Dr. Kakodhar is on a PR overdrive :shock: this itself is amusing. The different power rating and the clear evolution from the 1000Mte PWR as depicted in the...
by mandrake
01 Aug 2009 00:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699873

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

John Snow wrote:This boat will be uniquely Indian period.


I dont think anyone doubts that other than some fanbois ofcourse. imho. :((
by mandrake
31 Jul 2009 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699873

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

[url=http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/\more-upgrades-will-hikegorshkov\s-price\/365376]Russian diplomat,Vyacheslav Trubnikov[/url] So we take each other for granted? I watched the launch of India’s first nuclear submarine at Vishakapatnam on July 26, and do you know about the design of t...
by mandrake
29 Jul 2009 01:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699873

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

Top Article: Substandard Capabilities http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/4830783.cms The article seems more of a message sending indication to certain political section, it has a nice subtlety in it; other than that going by its face value repeated ICBM versus IRBM comparison seems quit...
by mandrake
28 Jul 2009 03:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Sharm-el- Sheikh Harakiri...
Replies: 1269
Views: 68047

Re: India's Sharm-el- Sheikh Harakiri...

Well i found a study on Balochistan from Pakistan. Interested jingoes can go through it.

http://eprints.hec.gov.pk/559/1/60.htm
by mandrake
27 Jul 2009 22:01
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 161598

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

BEL has supplied the entire control system for the sub, it was in their annual report. Mods need to do a little bit cleanup to this thread off russian/yankee/french fanboism if they wishes to, to keep the discussion substantial! JMT! IMHO!
by mandrake
27 Jul 2009 19:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 161598

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

admins should lock this thread. no useful purpose other than time-pass is
being served at present. maybe a news thread for just posting news is what we need now.

the party is over.

Second it.
by mandrake
27 Jul 2009 19:34
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 161598

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

It seems to me very amusing that some people here are more interested to discuss the russian help for this, not where they helped but the joy that they helped. When it is clearly mentioned in official interviews that they were consultants, which is natural in a project of this scale. Some also knew ...
by mandrake
26 Jul 2009 14:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 161598

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion

So its finally here!! Jai Hind!! :twisted: :twisted:

Heartily Congratulations to all those who made this possible!
by mandrake
26 Jul 2009 02:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

Are all experienced mujahids okay with the idea of DSLR's being passed through x-ray scanners and quite frequently so, as in the whole hand baggage which carries them in airports. Recently i was on a small trip, I convinced the security not to get my cam scanned and get it handchecked only after a f...
by mandrake
26 Jul 2009 01:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 161598

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion



It is happening, nothing beyond that. I told you it is becoming a reality. - Anthony 8) :twisted: :twisted:
by mandrake
18 Jul 2009 03:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 699873

Re: ATV News and Discussion - 1

Sandipan wrote:You got to delete this post if possible and move it to Indian Naval Discussion if possible


Mods might as well move part of Indian Naval discussion thread related to ATV in its last few pages and merge it here, so that it can be preserved.
by mandrake
18 Jul 2009 03:11
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) Launch News and Discussion
Replies: 945
Views: 161598

ATV News and Discussion - 1

PM’s wife to launch INS Arihant, India’s first nuclear submarine Sandeep Unnithan Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur is to crack the auspicious coconut marking the historic launch of India’s first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine at the naval dockyard, Visakhapatnam on J...
by mandrake
03 Jul 2009 00:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 631683

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

p_saggu wrote:Is this phenomenon similar to the Agni-3 image launch with the air puff? Or did the Agni-3 just vent some gas just as it launched from the vent near the nose cone?


different imho
by mandrake
02 Jul 2009 23:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 718077

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

2) If we suspect AGNI 5 with a range of 5000 KM , max, then how about our dreams about SURYA ? So many doubts about capping opur capabilities being raised including in this forum, in various times. ( from Nukclear caps to Missile range cap etc ) Only Time will tell the truth. http://www.bharat-raks...
by mandrake
21 Jun 2009 02:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 718077

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

Barak 8 http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e381/frenchxavier/Bourget%2009/bourget086.jpg hmm, finally the cat is out of the bag. I could remember the hue and cry in this forum about the range of Barak 8 missile and how it is so inferior to Aster. The replies that showed how the added booster could i...
by mandrake
27 Mar 2009 23:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 318
Views: 14175

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

The dual pulse rocket motor for barak-ng has already been supplied to israel by drdo; some techfocus had the details, work on barak-ng has been going on for some quite serious amount of time.
by mandrake
12 Mar 2009 02:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 517
Views: 25133

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Its really a unfortunate event, and there can be no words enough to describe them. Rest in Peace!
by mandrake
03 Mar 2009 03:02
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2009
Replies: 1181
Views: 292489

Re: Aero India 2009

Work has already started on Direct Energy Weapons, we already have single shot one but the one we are working one is a multi shot one with much less recharge time, the use of such is still not properly decided, or perhaps I dont know. :wink: ps : i will put up some nice pics pretty soon! excellent p...
by mandrake
12 Nov 2008 23:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missile Technology Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 24502

Re: Indian Missile Technology Discussion

I've always been puzzled by the need for this co-development of the MRSAM with Israel ... It seems quite expensive, and it would seem that between the Akash and the AAD, we have enough indigenous expertise to develop a missile like this on our own. Can any of the gurus shed some light on this? I re...
by mandrake
06 Nov 2008 17:09
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008
Replies: 850
Views: 233745

Re: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008

It all started from BR right? :wink: Seems BR is being monitored on a daily basis. :twisted: No. The video was posted on 5 Oct, 2008. Some gentleman who happened to be a member of defencetalk picked up the youtube link from there and posted on Orkut. I picked up the link from Orkut and posted it on...
by mandrake
06 Nov 2008 16:44
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008
Replies: 850
Views: 233745

Re: IAF at Red Flag / Nellis AFB 2008

It all started from BR right? :wink: Seems BR is being monitored on a daily basis. :twisted:
by mandrake
22 Oct 2008 14:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 310219

Re: Chandrayan-1 mission launched succesfully

Congratulations to ISRO and India and the men and women behind who made all this possible and a grand success. Looking forward to other such manned/unmanned missions from India to Moon, Mars and beyond.

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