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by George J
29 Oct 2009 23:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

I think this guy needs to take an in-voluntary break. There are acrimonious arguments and then there is hitting below the belt and getting into which community's naval officer is related to me. If I got personal I do apologies. But I don't think I have ever done that on Mil. This is pretty serious. ...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 22:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

[quote="tsarkar"] http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_zUe7sq7m3h0/SdBqlu2b1EI/AAAAAAAAAlo/igptYIM-wDM/s1600-h/Command+centre.JPG The consoles look EXACTLY SIMILAR to the IPMS consoles in the earlier pictures. Now IPMS controls cannot be present in the Operations Room. Because IPMS controls navigatio...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 879757

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

In this instance....ALL the IAS babus hated their experience, I guess this was the only time they ALL agreed on something. For you to have a pleasent experience either you have the right mindset from the start...or you were actually treated well. In my vignette...I guess both did not happen. Tanaji:...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 21:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 879757

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Kancha: Keeping with the fine traditions of BR, please contact your neighbourhood IAS officer and ask them if they had a military attachment and if so how long. I was only a fly in the wall in this conversation. Sachin: The Tambram/Mallu generation of IAS almost over, they are the MOST visible becau...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 20:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 879757

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

The elaboration would be most welcomed! Well the crux of the story (the shortest version) is E_G_O. The story goes that when these IAS babus were young, pure and impressionable and in their training days in LBS Massori, they have to do military attachment which lasts for a month or so. Usually it's...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Ray: If I could openly come out and tom tom what I know, I would have done it when I posted the link itself. I could have gone in detail to explain the purpose of the two awkward placed flat panel at it was explained to me. I know and have seen enough on multiple ships to know that Ajai Shukla got i...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 11:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Camera and Photography Thread -III
Replies: 4098
Views: 45781

Re: Camera and Photography Thread -III

so loosely can we say large aperture == wide; small aperture == tele? or zoom no zoom Two different issues. Aperture is the opening of the diaphragm in your lens. Your camera has a shutter and your lens has a diaphragm. The shutter speed determins how long the shutter open. E.G 1/100th of the secon...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 10:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 879757

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

...........If my understanding of IAS,IPS is correct they too are a very tradition and precedent bound group. Their batches, cadres etc. are too important for them. Have heard about few fightings because of some one from a lower batch reaching a senior rank (bypassing senior batches) etc. Not anymo...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 10:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Nope....Navy is ghar-ki-murgi ......I only like MKI. I will agree to whatever tall tale tsarkar tells if he can get me back to Lohegaon....Engine room...laundry room....all fine. :D But I like cake.....those Hamla trained chefs can sure bake a good cake (IAF chaps only serve you nimbupani ...but sip...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 10:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Again the credit for it goes to Shiv or Jai S or whoever was kind enough to scan the article and post it on rapid share. And since we keep regressing back to MKK vs MKI here is another DIRECT quote from the same reference ........The MKI variant is a much more advanced fighter jet than the basic K a...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

........George, you did not provide the link (is it Fomin?) and thats why I didn't mention it earlier. Or is it MSM?......... Fomin(1998) really does not say much about the MKI because it was still in gestation at the time Fomin (1998) was written/translated, but Fomin is VERY VERY good on Su-27 de...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 08:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1524086

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

......I bet some clever clog in the IA "arranged" for a snake charmer to appear because firangis think about snake charmers in India Now wait for the elephant picture and the beggar picture :D I agree, being gracious host the IA arranged for a snake charmer, I don't think a snake charmer ...
by George J
29 Oct 2009 08:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Hmmm....so I post the EXACT reference for co-cured co-bonded fins and co-bonded center fuselage and people still use riff raff links??? Nice....
by George J
29 Oct 2009 08:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

George,it was quite a while ago and at that time pics were taboo,for obvious reasons.Strangely,being the first time we got permission thanks to a senior naval officer,we never even asked! ................ I'm sure.Navy Day is fast approaching and ships and installations are usually thrown open to t...
by George J
28 Oct 2009 11:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Not to mention a BR Bombay meet where we visited several ships and a sub many moons ago and weer shown vital innards. That's awesome....so where are the pics? :twisted: I am sure you won't disappoint me, you would have pic of ops rooms and engine rooms from at least one of these "several ships...
by George J
28 Oct 2009 11:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

The Su-30MKI has all metal structures like wing spars and wing boxes, air intakes, fairing skins and fairing blocks, co-cured and co-bonded fins and center fuselage components, elevators, rudders and its torque shafts, ailerons, belly fairings, landing gear doors, ceramic thermal barrier linings an...
by George J
28 Oct 2009 10:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Chetak:
Sorry apparently I was mistaken apparently this jingo's "uncle" is a submariner with a diving badge and para wings, talk about an over achiever. :D
by George J
28 Oct 2009 08:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

There is no bloodletting, tsarkar is right......if I ever get to meet him I would certainly have a beer with him. But that still does not mean I will let him get away with incorrect information/assessment merely on the basis of shiny brouchers. In this instant....Ajai Shukla is absolutely correct an...
by George J
28 Oct 2009 07:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

That post was neither directed to you nor did it solicit a response from you. If you feel the urge to respond I cannot stop you nor do I expect you to comprehend what "uncle" means. So whatever award you want to bestow on me really is irrelevant to me but if it floats your boat you can cal...
by George J
28 Oct 2009 07:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Quito, Mariscal Sucre Airport is at 9224 ft (depending on who you refer) :D
by George J
28 Oct 2009 06:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

On the Mig-29 issue: They said REbuilt not built. So it would extensive overhaul. Anyway since you guys are too lazy to find the AWST June 2001 issue I guess I have to do it. On the Dhruv: According to the Milphotos Forum this happened at 13,000 ft so it could be as much the men in the loop as the m...
by George J
28 Oct 2009 06:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

...........Incidentally there are many Electrical officers who are also Divers and at least two I know of who are also lawyers......The techies are often very much better at logistics than the logistics guys. They have to be because the shoe pinches them the most.....Though not generally admitted, ...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 21:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Ok for now I will stick to "While there is a rumoured capability(link to ACIG) to carry the RVV-AEE (R-77), There has not been a public confirmation of the same " . (Till we find a picture or that article) I can discard that 350 RD33 story without any second thoughts I would guess. No sin...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 21:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

George J.. I got the pics vetted by somebody from the navy, and I think tsarkar is right... Executive Branch As an officer of the Executive Branch one can exercise command of ships, submarines and aircraft. Executive officers can specialise in any of the following:- (a) Gunnery & Missiles (b) N...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 21:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

I have to agree with Baldev, Fred Willemsen's KB715 seems to be carrying R-27 training round with the fins removed and that angle makes it look like an R-77. Look at Ken Sekhon's pic posted by Bala. The explanation could be that Fred took his pic just before departure while Ken took his pic when it ...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 21:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Jagan: Yes....master. But come on.... this guy has the gall to "invite" me for a drink to US club....can I at least tear him a new one for that? We know that he is never going to come up with Ops Room pics coz he does not have any but he considers himself fully qualified to rubbish the one...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 07:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

.......at the very least a pic of an Indian MiG-29 and an RVV-AE sharing the same bed (i.e display space) would suffice. Ok then i am going senile......if NO ONE ELSE remember the Mig-29 + RVV-AE pic then what is the point. But I could have sworn....oh well. If I find it...I am exiling you to the H...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 07:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

I think Harry got that independently. So either I am turning senile but I could have sworn there was a Mig-29 on display with an RVV-AE, it was a minor discussion many years ago. I would like to say Mumbai airshow but there is no such pic there. Also lets get the time lines on the RVV-AE correct. Th...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 06:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 902059

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Since we are regressing: N019 Sapfir-29 (Baseline) N019E Rubin (export version of Sapfir) N019M Topaz (better ECCM and BITE) N019ME Topaz (export version) N010 Zhuk or Sapfir-29M not to be confused with N001 Meich or Sapfir-27 for the Su-27 Jagan, There is a 2003 ACIG reference that says all Mig-29 ...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 01:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

sunny y wrote:
tsarkar wrote:Hi....that URL is invalid. Can you please check it again ???


http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/media/Misc/

It's not a sub-album you can see the INS Dunagiri pics in the middle.
by George J
27 Oct 2009 00:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

krish.pf wrote:.....That's a long time back. I posted a couple of forum links before which posts BR's MKI page which talks about 29,400 fig.


You mean you STARTED a tangent...and accuse BR for it and CANNOT post a link to it? :evil:
by George J
27 Oct 2009 00:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Tanaji: Like what threads? Don't say Hot Air Forum or any of the Nuke threads....that's a Hot Air Forum extension. :D If GOI>MOD>Services did a meticulous job of collecting (or disputing) all open source info and putting them in one place to discuss, argue, split then there was no reason for BR or B...
by George J
27 Oct 2009 00:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

..Well, first I'm not registered in that forum and that is a multinational forum, and second I felt BR would have some explanation/inside info on the 13,300 fig, it was the fig which their site published afterall. ..... If its posted there then its THEIR job to tell you how they got it, its not BRs...
by George J
26 Oct 2009 22:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

He's taken enough of a break. He should return. To what? We are back to discussing things that we discussed 5 years ago....because janta don't know how to use Google. Every time a new jingo finds BRF its his fundamental right to regress the discussion back to what they care about...COPE INDIA/RED F...
by George J
26 Oct 2009 21:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

.........http://forum.keypublishing.co.uk/archive/index.php?t-31898.html I see a George J there, is that you?......... Now you know why I am a cranky old man who gets irritated when you kids still discuss the SAME thing that we have beaten to death five years ago. Trust me 99% of the stuff you find...
by George J
26 Oct 2009 21:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1094305

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

.........I didn’t spend my career taking pictures, only during interesting occasions. A gizmo to me is just a means to an end, and not the ends itself, hence if we ever took pictures, it was of people, occasions & not gizmos. And being an ex-servicemen doesn’t mean unlimited liberties to click ...
by George J
26 Oct 2009 03:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

I had taken this photo in Aero India 2005. Check out the board where it says the thrust is 12700 KGs each That's the one !!!!! Are you sure its on BR AI05 album? Ok so now here is the conundrum: You have Ravi's pic from AI05 and you also have this pic from AI05 from HAL. The link may not work...I h...
by George J
26 Oct 2009 02:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Actually I am glad CM brought up Fomin. Only Fomin 1998 was published in English, Fomin 2000 was supposed to be only published in Russian. But even then unless Fomin is quoting Chepkin its pretty much moot, coz Chepkin's company still maintains 12,500 Kgf on NPO Saturn Website. http://www.npo-saturn...
by George J
26 Oct 2009 02:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

.........Still far from the 13300 thrust figure. For the final time.......WHO SAID it was 13,300? Whoever said that has to prove it, BRF is not meant for people to start wild goose chases. And there are only THREE types of information that are considered proof (OEM/IAF/RMAF, OEM infoboard, OEM boss...
by George J
25 Oct 2009 23:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 849471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

You need to be banned for spoon feeding. :D And that's not the info board that I was talking about. Anyone who posts MK-1 needs to be tarred and feathered. There is a IAF plaque placed before an MKI which talks about thrust and since that's IAF plaque THEY are responsible for its content this once c...

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