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by rrao
24 Oct 2020 11:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3082
Views: 761485

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^^The picture is of 3 axis fiber optic gyro .ring laser gyro and fiber optic gyros are different in operating principle and accuracy.
by rrao
14 Oct 2020 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045414

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

sarkar sir, it is LUH high altitude trials and not of LCH!!! could be typo!!! Many a times design reviews are attended by personnel from HQ , than the actual users.so User feedback seldom reaches the designers. What ever discussed /pointed will always not enter MoM!!! The person who attends the revi...
by rrao
26 Aug 2020 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 741754

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

Mody ji i think you didnt spell about the attitude of inspection agencies like DGQA, DGAQA under MoD and CEMILAC (RCMA)under DRDO. As far as my experience is concerned we used to spend most of the time running around their offices begging ,cazoling them for hours/days , waiting for obtaining Airwort...
by rrao
20 Aug 2020 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5148
Views: 1045414

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

HAL Helicopter Division is as good as any helicopter designer and manufacturer in the world: HAL Dhruv - Performing service in 100s across the country. HAL Rudra - Derived from Dhruv and much respected combat machine. HAL LCH (what shall it be named??)- Now serving in the heights of Himalayas. Perh...
by rrao
12 Aug 2020 13:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31034

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

Hari Nair sir, while trying to convince some , We are baring LCA,LCH in minute details , which is a national security risk and renders the platforms useless against enemy strategies."Are we sure we should be discussing and laying out every minutiae of the program on an open forum? " Thanks...
by rrao
22 Jul 2020 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4602
Views: 758704

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The Chinese and its ally , are they waiting for the US elections to be over to start a war with India? If Joe Biden comes to power will he support india the same way Trump did? Joe Biden is wooing American Muslims and is against CAA,article 370...The relations will they get reset to Obama days?
by rrao
12 May 2020 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 977
Views: 246243

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

coverage will be limited to+/-60 deg in AZ because of fixed antenna array, Gimbaled antenna array will increase scan coverage as is in BARS.
by rrao
14 Mar 2020 15:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7687
Views: 831956

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How to handle parcels containing electronic components which are packed in anti static bags and then put in card board boxes. These parcels are sent by fedex and transited through various countries package handling centers. Do they pose any threat of contamination ? Fedex customer care has no clue w...
by rrao
16 Jan 2020 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 30720

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

http://kolkata.sameer.gov.in/antenna

pls check the above link.can you send me specs ,application,type?
by rrao
15 Jan 2020 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 30720

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

1. There are quite a few Antenna mfrs...

a) Excel radio frequency technologies pvt ltd Hyderabad
b) verdant telemetry, Kochi
c) ACD technologies,Hyd
d) spectrum avionics, Kochi
e) SAMEER
by rrao
27 Dec 2019 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 758779

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

why Hindus are not organizing nation wide protest in support of Kashmiri pandits, who have been thrown out of their legitimate properties in Kashmir?
Abrogation of Article 370 is only a farticle? :shock: :oops:
by rrao
05 Nov 2019 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570408

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: 2903
Views: 570408

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: 842
Views: 177369

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: 259
Views: 54436

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: 2401
Views: 513874

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: 259
Views: 54436

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: 4987
Views: 718600

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: 4987
Views: 718600

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: 3639
Views: 1019374

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 4971
Views: 1214252

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: 5148
Views: 1045414

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: 95
Views: 29421

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: 218
Views: 55277

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: 2622
Views: 387279

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: 5271
Views: 1140458

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: 3909
Views: 1015652

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: 3909
Views: 1015652

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: 4515
Views: 1031640

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Rakesh sir!!!
what a way to define copy cat!!! :rotfl:
by rrao
01 Dec 2018 11:54
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 499083

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: 55698

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: 4361
Views: 1045785

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

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