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by kvraghavaiah
11 Nov 2013 17:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 174772

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

One testing done after deployment... Small mistake. Let us be optimistic that supplimentary firing succeeds. They said..satellite's health is normal.
by kvraghavaiah
11 Nov 2013 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 174772

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Update on FB. The health of ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft is normal. In the fourth orbit raising operation conducted this morning (02:06 Hrs IST) the apogee of MOM spacecraft was raised to 78,276 km against the targeted apogee of about one lakh km. This is because the incremental velocity ...
by kvraghavaiah
19 Aug 2013 19:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

nowadays some problems are with the low tech end of high tech equipment , sometimes like sealing s and fasteners.. before people jump into china conclusions ! It shows negligence by a few employees of ISRO or un-skilled work force (effect of reservation where dangerous); when many people in the cou...
by kvraghavaiah
19 Aug 2013 17:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

nowadays some problems are with the low tech end of high tech equipment , sometimes like sealing s and fasteners.. before people jump into china conclusions ! It shows negligence by a few employees of ISRO or un-skilled work force (effect of reservation where dangerous); when many people in the cou...
by kvraghavaiah
19 Aug 2013 17:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Hi guys there is ambigous news. The leakage is actually in Cryo stage according to IBN Live. I think this is true, because Cryostage filling was in progress at the time of identification of the leakage. both 2nd and 3rd stages have been drained now as all liquid stages have to drained and refilled i...
by kvraghavaiah
19 Aug 2013 12:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Name of this year in Indian calendar (at least Telugu calendar year) is 'Vijaya' which means succes or victory. Thsi year ends around April-2014. India will see a lot of successes by then. Failures are less likely. Some of the successes/milestones: 1. First indegenous nuclear powered submarine Ariha...
by kvraghavaiah
19 Aug 2013 12:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Propellants filling in Cryo stage might be comlete by now. 4 hours to launch.
by kvraghavaiah
14 Aug 2013 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

just 5 days to go for the GSLV launch.
by kvraghavaiah
08 Aug 2013 19:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I got married recently. I was not as much excited for my marriage as I am for the cryogenic engine test flight on GSLV.
by kvraghavaiah
25 Apr 2013 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Good news. A bit old news too.
by kvraghavaiah
29 Mar 2013 11:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Successful ignition of an indigenous cryogenic engine on Wednesday at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari district, in conditions simulating the high altitude atmosphere, has boosted the confidence of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to go ahead with the launch of a Geo-synchronou...
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 14:01
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

^That thing looks huge, any guesses on its range and payload. Also, is the reusable part really just DDM? It is not reusable. We have to first cross the milestone of a typical cruise missile banging on the target, next we can bring reusability in future versions. Reusability is the proposed concept...
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 13:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

It is highly unlikely that ISRO will do 2 launches in one month. They require a minimum of 6-8 weeks between launches. On another topic does anyone know the progress of semi-cryo engine development? Yes but both launch pads have never been used at the same time Though ISRO has two launch pads at SH...
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 13:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

So all this means .. partial success and a way to never failing weapon from next time.

Come back DRDO, like you did with Agni-3.
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 12:59
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

mody wrote:Tarmak is reporting a failure. The flight of the missile was terminated after 20 minutes. :((

oops.. :oops: :((
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 12:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Just race for first time reported on ... channel.
These channels change the word in a matter of minutes.
Anyway ..they might have gone by conviction like ourselves..that the test is a full success.
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 12:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

krishnan wrote:
sameer_shelavale wrote:so it shall hit target by 1:15 ?


12:55 , if its 1 hr flight time


The flight time is a bit more than 1 hour. Hit time will be about 1:10 if tested for 1000km.
by kvraghavaiah
12 Mar 2013 12:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I am waiting for fish fry from the sea(made by nirbhay) for lunch.
by kvraghavaiah
06 Mar 2013 19:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

It is already March. When will they test the GSLV MK2 Cryogenic Engine in higher altitude? I do not think it is possible to test and then study the parameters and finally check a new engine for real flight, integrate on GSLV and launch with in 3 months. ISRO is lieing as usual. And this time anyone ...
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 18:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Congrats ISRO. A lot more successes in queue.
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 18:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Launch successful. Main objective achived.
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 17:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Ps4 ignition successful
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 17:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Lifted off successfully
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 17:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

nits wrote:Live feed very clear on ISRO website


Looks like they have enhanced server capacity. It is not getting struck up. Good.
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 16:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

dhiraj wrote:^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
what Sir , for a 400Kg satellite PSLV mission so much prayer....
what will happen for a manned mission :P :wink:



May be sacrifices... :) (of goats and chickens)
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 16:21
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711621

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Hi here is a 'good government model' proposed. Please check and post your opinions here.

http://www.theknowledgeone.com/documents/Government.htm
by kvraghavaiah
25 Feb 2013 16:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Wish you all the best ISRO. Prayers of millions of Indians with you.
by kvraghavaiah
03 Feb 2013 23:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 250883

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Tejas was performing loops in sky over HAL airport this evening, around 4:30 PM .. Celebration of 2000 flights milestone!
by kvraghavaiah
28 Jan 2013 22:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 292867

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Many guys are thinking that the submarine keeps moving for ever and the missile has to be launched in move. But, I think that is not how a SLBM is launched. Submarine will stop moving for a little while and the misslie will be launched. Ofcourse, the missile should have ability to withstand minor dr...
by kvraghavaiah
07 Nov 2012 08:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 243987

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Any info on the nirbhay missie? It was suppose to be tested in October. It is postponed to December due to delay in making new launcher for the missile. This information was posted some days ago in this thread itself. But I am doubtful about December as well. I am disgusted with this culture in Ind...
by kvraghavaiah
28 Aug 2012 11:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I have a few questions about indian manned space program 1) is the 2016 target on track ? 2) which of the following launchers will be used GSLV 2 or GSLV 3 3) has the construction of the 3rd launch pad started? I think, you are a young guy with less experience of our country. My answers: 1)Definite...
by kvraghavaiah
18 Jul 2012 14:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 243987

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

No. May be because Russia already has YOkhunt missile. Brhmos is a little modified version of the already existing Yokhunt in russian inventory. So there is no urgency to induct just a little better Brhmos.
by kvraghavaiah
23 May 2012 17:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 243987

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

The standard size of a shipping container is 40 feet or approx 12 meter and can technically carry 40~50 tonnes. With some adjustments can we actually fit Agni 6 inside similar containers and make them road mobile across our country? mango indians may not know what is inside, what looks like a stand...
by kvraghavaiah
22 May 2012 21:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 243987

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I am surprised that there is no discussion on akash user trial today.
Is it success?
by kvraghavaiah
18 May 2012 22:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 243987

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

SaiK wrote:I sold it to couple of chippandas at work! ;) .. cause they want do the shiver part of it.


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
by kvraghavaiah
20 Apr 2012 22:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 243987

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

I feel, this is time to celebrate after hearing so much good news.
by kvraghavaiah
03 Apr 2012 23:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4308
Views: 248160

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

The Arjun development was as follows. The user did not tell what he wants clearly. The developer did not question the user sufficiently to know the requirements of the tank. The developer did not plan sufficiently for at least what he thought of making. After many reworks and fightings, finally 70% ...
by kvraghavaiah
29 Feb 2012 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

"ISRO is seriously behind in the GSLV timelines. And that is an understatement. I wonder how many satellite launches are stuck due to GSLV no-show." Yes, though ISRO is a wonderful institution, this has been a major deficiency. Laymen can appreciate the difficulty of getting a cryogenic e...
by kvraghavaiah
29 Feb 2012 21:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 676369

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

DRDO chief foresees home in other planets The day is not far when humans will inhabit other planets, said Mr T. Sivathanu Pillai, chief controller (research and development), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and chief executive officer, BrahMos Aerospace, here on Monday. Delive...
by kvraghavaiah
01 Dec 2011 01:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread
Replies: 3918
Views: 661089

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread

almost 40 years since the Arjun project was started. Today; the engine, transmission,track,main infrared imaging equipment, fire control system and the design consultation ..are foreign. What technically critical part is indigenous? The INSAS rifle also is being replaced now. We do not have just a f...

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