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by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 19:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 263885

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

symontk wrote:Extreme weather conditions can cause Telemetry issues...ISRO has announced sounding rocket launches from Thumba, could be linked to the weather conditions
Aaah, thanks Symon... upper atmospheric weather patterns / changes. I was thinking it should be related to space Debris...all the best ISRO...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447582

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

It would be great to know about its endurance, payload capacity, altitude ceiling etc. What is there in open source is great stuff. what they have achieved is not that easy. Agree, I was looking for open source onlee... no inside stuff.. i can dig around to get more information.. the product looks ...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 12:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194405

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

The India Express is reporting that DRDO is readying a Cannister based Agni-V for testing. this is to be followed by multiple Agnoy (lesser ones) and then Nirbhay LRCM. http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/India-Readies-for-Test-of-1st-Canister-Launch-of-Agni-V/2014/10/07/article2465547.ece
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3508
Views: 606509

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Our openness with information coupled with an over zealous media bent on blind sensationalism is creating an impression of Pakees having a definite upper hand and SDREs standing mum with their hands tied to their back. Pakees seem to be uncertain about how to spin this as nobody seems to be in contr...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 12:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3508
Views: 606509

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^^ We should learn to ignore the views of WKKs like these... these are the authors of "un-interruptible dialogue" nonsense... Maybe they want to review their fortunes by reviwing T-2, T-3, T-4 type talks.. how many people on both sides milked that cow for years!!!!
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 12:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 171200

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

This is probably the most logical place to post it... http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Choppergate-effect-Upgraded-Mi-17-V5s-to-ferry-President-PM/articleshow/44552856.cms? IAF is going to deploy upgraded Mi-17V5s to ferry VVIPs, now the three AW101s will become hangar queens just like the m...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Wasn't 1965 war very soon after 1962 war when defenses were not even standard SDRE readiness post Nehruvian lack of preparedness and then 62 war? That time pukis had TFTA toilets in land of peace and much ahead of bhooka nanga yindoos! One has to give it to pakis to make puke look like blood of mar...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

^^^ I always wondered why we didn't get to see (and hear) more of Amanullah Saleh in Undie tee vee. Times Now etc... We see Mushrat, assorted Pakee Jehadees, Hamid Gul and even Shreeman. Hafiz Sayed but nor Mr Saleh???? Are our Secular News traders so much in the pockets of Pakees? he had given a p...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 10:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 118834

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

^^^ The poor girl has been arrested and she is doing an Hunger Strike and this Dumb Pakee is raving about here beauty and flirting with here... Did he even read or understand the txt above or just saw her picture and hoisted his flag pole...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 318817

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Desh has successfully restored the Rail link to Jaffna (Yazhppanam) and the first train from Colombo is set to arrive next week. Atlast we have grown a pair and not yield to grand standing by TN politicians. http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/india-puts-jaffna-train-back-on-rails/...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 196549

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

No one will accept IG type of foolishness as was done with bhutto. It is OT here... but I always wonder by IG in her moment of TRIUMPH, went on to do such a farcical agreement with the Pukes... what was the ground situation? Who were her advisors? what was the external pressures for her to rush int...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 10:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3508
Views: 606509

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Yawn is reporting around 9 civilians killed, 25 wounded. no mention of the servicemen or Pigs... I would think based on the amount of Kujil from ISPR, Foreign Office as well as assorted Anal-yst, they never expected a response like this around Bakrid???!!! anyway there is a new Sheriff in town!!!
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 09:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Humor and related
Replies: 448
Views: 85350

Re: Military Humor and related

Yep it happened after the IOC of LCA and we complained that they did it with water instead of the traditional wine.. nowadays HAL does it after the first flight of every platform. LCH, Rudra, LCA, LCA-Navy etc. I remember in one of the first flights, a Big Orange bucket of water was brought on the ...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 09:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 263885

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

prasannasimha wrote:https://twitter.com/isro/status/519103678871904257

PSLV C26/IRNSS 1C Update:
Due to an observation in the telemetry system, the launch has been postponed for a week.
6:05 PM - 6 Oct 2014
A noob Pooch.
What does this mean in laymen terms? Thanks in advance
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 09:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 184504

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

As you suspected tips the scales at a lot more than 10,000T . Tips the scale at 14,700T. See Appendix C on Page 13 of the HSL tender linked: Thanks for sharing the Tender... there are many nuggets of information in it... here they are 1) Endurance: 14K KM @ 14 Knots. 2) No of Persons: 300 ?????? Th...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 08:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread
Replies: 3908
Views: 732452

Re: LCH and other Helicopters Discussion Thread

Rocky and Mayur with the desi Akbars :D Thanks for posting this... It is a pity that they did not show the Hind in action. it is indeed an awesome sight to watch. Particularly when it empties its load of rockets!!! Njoy this from one of our previous exercises https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOlnJlP...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 05:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 266369

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

This type of Mini Submarine can be used for various purposes like attacking enemy units in harbour with Frogmen/Charriots, at sea with torpedos did they ever build these or were they just science projects? if they had indeed built these many years ago it was indeed commendable. Can anyone confimr t...
by Shrinivasan
07 Oct 2014 05:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175114

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

.. 4. I know that Tejas has a very fast turnaround time. Prototypes have flown up to 3 times a day. But I have never read about 1-2 hours turnaround time. Can you please point me in their direction? As far as I know 2-3 hours of turnaround time in the field is considered really good. This was in so...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 21:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175114

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

The competition is not between desi technology vs phoren technology. It is DRDO geeky technocrats vs Phoren marketing professionals who know how to breeze/grease our Babus and top brass. It would be better if DRDO does the research and prototyping while the private sector do the manufacturing and m...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 20:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175114

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

The only take away from that article is that the toe-touch problem (first reported in AI-11) may not have been cleared yet. Indranil, even this has been Pooh-Poohed by people in the know...There is no ejection Seat issue, no lengthening of the plane, no issues with placement of components (deep ins...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 20:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 172034

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

^^^ Even Rafale purchase, Barak SAM, US2 purchases are in line with this Strategic Autonomy. Our insistence on ToT was also along this lines, but our DPSUs not being able to do $h1t with it has made ToT as ToTal waste.
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 20:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 172034

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

I often hear people say that "the Indian government has no sense of strategy," etc. But if one keeps all of the relevant factors in mind, it's clear that the Indian government does have a long-term strategy. The first priority of that strategy is to preserve India's strategic autonomy. Ag...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

^^^ I always wondered why we didn't get to see (and hear) more of Amanullah Saleh in Undie tee vee. Times Now etc... We see Mushrat, assorted Pakee Jehadees, Hamid Gul and even Shreeman. Hafiz Sayed but nor Mr Saleh???? Are our Secular News traders so much in the pockets of Pakees?
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Atleast some of the operations against the "Bad taliban" is not against the taliban at all. It is against the elements of ETIM after China put pressure. Second issue is that the bad taliban was squeezing the good taliban for space and fundraising and Pakistan army has stepped in to streng...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 20:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

[quote="Brad Goodman"
.. 12 Pakistanis were hit and wounded with pebbles from backside while performing Rami...
So Haj pilgrims got a chance to REALLY STONE THE DEVIL this year...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 18:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2945
Views: 196549

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

^^^ Pakees seem to have a al Takleef about maintaining Siachen posts... A combination of terrain, weak poitions, lack of technology and resources compells them to smoke the peace pipe in Siachen. The same TSPA which roars to vows to defend every inch elsewhere becomes a mouse here... MMS's Peace Par...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 08:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

X Posted from the "Pakistani Role In Global Terrorism" thread. Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid tracked down as being located in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan per geo-location information of tweet: Errant Taliban Tweet Claims Spokesman in Pakistan It might be a Self goal or ...
by Shrinivasan
06 Oct 2014 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2276
Views: 447582

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

http://tarmak007.blogspot.in/2014/10/video-of-mav-imperial-eagle-indian.html This is amazing... couple of observations from my side... 1) The Launch: It was fairly simple, this should make launch and recovery a breeze, with minimal prep giving a huge tactical advantage to our forces. It also has Au...
by Shrinivasan
04 Oct 2014 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul


A bunch of crap, dont even know what the author is trying to say or what he concludes... It feels like he is tying to blame EVERYONE, except MALSI. Please avoid reading it if you can...
by Shrinivasan
04 Oct 2014 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Anunjan, it is all the fault of the British, Amreeka and Bharat that Pakeeestan is like this... Bharat got all institutions from thr British, Pakeestan got all problems.. Bharat takes all rivers, their Electricity... Bharat takes all seas, the fish from the seas... What is left in Pakistan, only pro...
by Shrinivasan
04 Oct 2014 10:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175114

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

I think with IOC, the aircraft was handed over to IAF, with FOC, a full fledged squadron would be formed...
by Shrinivasan
04 Oct 2014 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 172034

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Why are you being so defensive and touchy ? Since when did "shot across the bow" become equivalent to calling BK as unpatriotic ? Go over my previous posts in this same forum and understand what I think about the MMRCA. If you don't have a factual analysis or have nothing else to contribu...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 23:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 263885

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Launch window is set taking into consideration factors like weather, space debris and above all shubh Muhurth!!!
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 172034

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Philip, the M-2000 was in production in 2004 and thats the aircraft IAF wanted, before UPA raised the bogey of corruption and single supplier and created the MMRCA circus, rather than negotiating and acquiring 126 M-2000-5/9's. Net result what could have been an under USD 10 Billion with India acqu...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

^^^Philip, the new chief will continue the glorious mission of the ISI, no changes in that... We would be fooling ourselves to thinkm otherwise... It will foolhardy to drop our guard or to give any concession to Pakees to give this new chiief some breathing space... Enough of this Aman Ki Tamasha
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 13:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 103249

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

ramana wrote:India Beats Pakistan in Asian Games Hockey to win Gold.

LINK


Blow to Badmashs.
It was a friendly Sooth Asian CBM... Sooth Asia won, the game of Haakey won, Aman ki Tamasha won... Large hearted people won... Maldi won... Pakees never lost...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 13:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3160
Views: 421872

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Sound bytes: ‘Scrapping the water treaty is no solution’ Even the new commissioner seems to face the same problem. He is not blaming India for the floods. Is he in trouble too? Link Good Pakis have started on the right note, next they must debate and agree that such a treaty is Unislamic and withdr...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 12:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 175114

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

indranilroy wrote:Night Flying 2014 (from ADA website)
Thanks Indranil... great pics... waiting for SP1 pics...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 12:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194405

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Aditya_V wrote:Only question, if we on a public forum are able to monitor so much, have in the name of transparency and corruption give too many of our secrets away.
Valid point... but then there is also extensive Psych ops going on...
by Shrinivasan
03 Oct 2014 12:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 194405

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

It looks like a dispenser casing. The slots are to carry the real EFP. Ramana, MEFP waheads are unibody. No dispensing of sub-munitions. Think of a shaped charge with several shape charge like projectiles (effective upto a great distance) emanating from a single package at speeds up to mach 6. The ...

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