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by rrao
05 Nov 2019 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 490339

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

rrao wrote:Pakistan has ‘ulterior motive’ in opening Kartarpur corridor: Amarinder Singh


In another 2 -3 years we may have to do another op blue star...in Kartarpur corridor!! Knowingly why we fall into a trap?? :shock:
by rrao
05 Nov 2019 12:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 490339

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan has ‘ulterior motive’ in opening Kartarpur corridor: Amarinder Singh
by rrao
24 Oct 2019 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 18253

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

In the old Small Arms thread this firm was mentioned. Machani is related to Machani Somappa. Ramana sir, As you said SSS means stumpp,schule and somappa. Mr. Machani Somappa was a visionary and he was an industrialist based in Yemmiganur in Kurnool dist Andhra Pradesh. They used to operate various ...
by rrao
01 Oct 2019 18:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 22615

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

News just in that #HTT40 completes Six-Turn Left Turn Spin. It's in line with expectations or slightly better than Right Turn Spin. Big achievement -- after 3 decades. Congrats to Team ARDC/HAL. https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1178904127889215488?s=19 congrats to HAL Test pilots, director (D&a...
by rrao
25 Sep 2019 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2269
Views: 437868

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

How the paki drones which air dropped some 80 kilos of arms in Punjab have crossed the border with out being detected by Radars? may the RCS is too small and flying at low level?
by rrao
11 Sep 2019 11:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 22615

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Let it come from the official channels. Things are going well. I asked this because of this report from another defence site.find it tough to believe. Is it possible for test flight by end of year ? http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2019/09/hal-htse-1200-turboshaft-engine.html?m=1 Raghunath-ji,are yo...
by rrao
05 Sep 2019 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4489
Views: 505399

Re: Internal Security Watch

karan sirji... yeh buddah ko maaf karna!! :)
by rrao
04 Sep 2019 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4489
Views: 505399

Re: Internal Security Watch

Day before yesterday there was explosion in a chemical factory in Maharashtra!!! 19 killed. Yesterday there was a fire at ONGC ,Mumbai...4 persons were killed...Today in Punjab, 10 killed in an explosion in cracker factory!!!!sleepers cells have been activated to sabotage!!! Three consecutive days ,...
by rrao
11 Aug 2019 19:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 495793

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Guys, just a thought, little late I know, how will S-400 and Indian C 17, C 130J and even Rafale communicate? Don't think americans will allow that. Does that mean Those planes will not operate in the theater where S-400 are deployed? CABS develops IFF system Scientific Advisor to the defence minis...
by rrao
19 Jun 2019 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

Re: Military Flight Safety

Terrain avoidance and warning system. some info in the following link https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Terrain_Avoidance_and_Warning_System_(TAWS) . The system should warn, presence of an obstacle/terrain at least 10 nm before hand.primus 500 weather radar has a beacon mode, where ground beacons...
by rrao
19 Jun 2019 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

Re: Military Flight Safety

Terrain avoidance and warning system. some info in the following link https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Terrain_Avoidance_and_Warning_System_(TAWS) . The system should warn, presence of an obstacle/terrain at least 10 nm before hand.primus 500 weather radar has a beacon mode, where ground beacons ...
by rrao
18 Jun 2019 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

Re: Military Flight Safety

AN-32 un upgraded version i believe has GPWS, Air data computer and Radio Altimeter. Airdata computer provides barrow altitude to GPWS(HOneywell?) . GPWS has synthesized voice warning system. Not sure whether GPWS takes input from Radio Altimeter or not. The radio Altimeter works for 1500 meters abo...
by rrao
18 Jun 2019 09:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

Re: Military Flight Safety

c-295 was developed by nurtanio of indonesia by one Habibi who came from MD, if i am not wrong.Mr.Habibi later became a minister in indonesia!! Indonesia is not known for their aircraft design and manufacturing skills!!!
by rrao
11 Jun 2019 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

Re: Military Flight Safety

IR sirji, non upgraded an-32 has GPWS with voice warning and PRIMUS-500 WR. GPWS coupled to airdata computer for baro altitude !!!Both are from sunstrand corp...
by rrao
11 Jun 2019 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

Re: Military Flight Safety

its quite bizarre ,we could not locate the wreckage of An-32 so far with all the cartosat,Risat and other sensors of su-30mki and UAVs in hand. How can a plane disappear so all of a sudden with out a mayday call !!! Same thing happened with AN-32 over BOB!!! Has it been hijacked and taken to china? ...
by rrao
29 May 2019 13:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3663
Views: 791538

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

Flight Test Results for FOC done, w/IAF, their response awaited (as of Dec 2018). No sign of engine (stuck on cost). EW in devpt (by DRDO). I thought there was the issue of warranty by HAL. They wanted Honeywell which is just supplying engine to take on the warranty. And now they agreed to just buy...
by rrao
16 May 2019 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4340
Views: 727392

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Boeing photographer is smart!!! Longbow radome is not seen clearly!!!
by rrao
26 Apr 2019 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 73
Views: 17691

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

Kiran MK-II and Sitara have lot of similarities as far as air intakes,wing structure is concerned..Kiran already has wing-fences incorporated, which is now addition to modified sitara...Its very relieving to note that IJT has bee revived.... IJT also has similarities with Argentina's PAMPA jet train...
by rrao
05 Apr 2019 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 36364

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

A TRIBUTE TO DR S R VALLURI, FORMER DIRECTOR OF CSIR-NAL AND VISIONARY AERO-SCIENTIST https://www.nal.res.in/en/latestupdate?ar_id=134 https://www.nal.res.in/medias/latest_update/big/88/dr-s-r-valluri-tribute-page-1.jpg https://www.currentscience.ac.in/cs/Volumes/116/05/0850.pdf Dr Sitaram Rao Vall...
by rrao
01 Feb 2019 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 327680

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

Arm chair marshals happily settled in phoren countries and sitting in their cozy homes, pls stay away from HAL!!! Under the circumstances, where ppl are trying to protect a nonsense company trying to produce a screw drivergiri fighter aircraft ,why sabotage can not be ruled out!!! :evil:
by rrao
25 Jan 2019 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4997
Views: 959748

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

Poofed.

MOD NOTE- Dont post trash like this. Consider it a soft warning.
by rrao
19 Jan 2019 10:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 911524

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

As per my sources, the new canopy thing is not so easy to do. It takes a lot of testing (at phoren land) to qualify. Also, there is a demand to increase the head clearance, so the aerodynamics changes too. His opinion is that this is another "I ask because I can. I am kashtamar!" demand b...
by rrao
13 Jan 2019 12:22
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 911524

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Rahul sirji,

ASIEO did develop RWR ,LWR and MAWS in collaboration with EADS...i think it got fizzled out. later ASIEO became DARE and they are in to development of mission computers and display processors for rambha.
by rrao
13 Jan 2019 12:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4064
Views: 795296

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Rakesh sir!!!
what a way to define copy cat!!! :rotfl:
by rrao
01 Dec 2018 11:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 414400

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

is kartarpur going to be gateway for khalistanis? :shock:
by rrao
14 Apr 2018 15:11
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: DefExpo 2018 Chennai
Replies: 335
Views: 42334

Re: DefExpo 2018 Chennai

Nice to watch LUH performing flying display before PM and other dignitaries as shown on DD news. LCA flying could not be seen, even-though it was announced . Any reason?
by rrao
03 Apr 2018 15:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4007
Views: 853161

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

n2yo is showing the following data of GSAT- 6A NORAD ID: 43241
Int'l Code: 2018-027A
Perigee: 25,985.8 km
Apogee: 36,375.3 km
Inclination: 3.3 °
Period: 1,207.0 minutes
Semi major axis: 37551 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: March 29, 2018
Source: India (IND)
Launch site: SRIHARIKOTA
by rrao
18 Jan 2018 14:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1451
Views: 197636

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

Full-Fledged Chinese Military Complex In Doklam, Show Satellite Pics Satellite images available in the public domain and shot in December indicate that the Chinese never stopped their infrastructure buildup in the region. Just 81 metres from an Indian post, the Chinese have constructed proper struc...
by rrao
05 Jan 2018 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 272801

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^^^ ISI stooges Taliban and ISIS will create a mayhem in Afghanistan to show the world that USA and NATO have failed to curb Terrorism!!!!
by rrao
30 Dec 2017 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Whine Thread-2
Replies: 40
Views: 4178

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

prasanna simha sir, are you the same prasanna simha,(XXXXX)? If yes , it is praiseworthy that you did post some wonderful posts on MOM , ISRO. i remember reading during that time , in one of the posts that you were a XXX, when queried upon by one BRF member. I am under confusion regarding three thin...
by rrao
29 Dec 2017 16:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Whine Thread-2
Replies: 40
Views: 4178

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Kaveri is under development for 30 odd years. How can any organization can exist in the world with out a credible product ? Had it been the aviation major , howling for its closure is rest assured !!! Go Take Rum and Enjoy!!!!
by rrao
13 Jun 2017 13:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 62558

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

dishaji!!! n2yo data of GSAT19 orbital parameters are not matching with ISRO data...may be n2yo might have not updated!!!!!
by rrao
29 Nov 2016 16:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 570289

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

very sad to hear the loss of our soldiers lives. Now its very clear, why that paki DGMO showed white flag when their army a$$ got whipped by our army counter action. The paki strategy could be to keep LOC calm and make India bleed through the piglets sneaked in to J&K. so everyday there will be ...
by rrao
15 Aug 2016 14:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 6401

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence to all my fellow BRFites!!!
by rrao
29 May 2015 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3837
Views: 532633

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

Jesus Christ!!!!! what about SV-2000 Radar ?is it being mass produced? Actually its in trials as the XV-2004 follow on with the Navy with the SAR/ISAR function. The Navy wants it or an AESA derivative to be used for follow on orders for naval surveillance platforms. What about LCA-MMR ? :mrgreen: H...

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