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by ranjithnath
20 Apr 2011 09:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 643729

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

:D congratulations ISRO!!
by ranjithnath
20 Apr 2011 09:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 643729

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

resourcesat,youthsat and xsat seperated!!
by ranjithnath
20 Apr 2011 07:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 643729

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

and the day has arrived.keeping fingers crossed.all the best ISRO. :)
by ranjithnath
19 Apr 2011 17:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976717

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^^link not working.
by ranjithnath
19 Apr 2011 10:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 758991

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

the question is what exactly is the role of this new agency??the author seems only to be worried at how much the govt is supposedly "wasting" and does not even bother about current security scenario.
by ranjithnath
19 Apr 2011 07:55
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 758991

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Image


sorry for the poor image quality.
by ranjithnath
19 Apr 2011 07:28
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 758991

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

indian express kochi edition.dated sunday 17th april 2011.It was a front page article.
by ranjithnath
18 Apr 2011 18:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 758991

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

there was a report yesterday about the creation of a new central agency to b headed by the NSA.Its supposedly called strategic protection staff and is funded by the PMO.The report slams the government for the creation of yet another agency and lack of coordination and synergy between different intel...
by ranjithnath
10 Feb 2011 22:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 865609

Re: Indian Military Aviation

what is that thing poking out just below the right veritcal stabilizer??
by ranjithnath
10 Feb 2011 21:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 502747

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

from the last model the leading edge of the main wing tip looks sharper,the length of the lerx has been decreased as a result of which the leading edge of the main wing is pushed to the forward.Also the horizontal stablizer has gone a complete makeover(luks similar to that in raptor) resulting in a ...
by ranjithnath
05 Feb 2011 12:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1561844

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

a newbie question: why does the drop tank taper towards the rear when it would seem that taper at the forward end would seem less draggy??
by ranjithnath
04 Feb 2011 18:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 727478

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

the thing slung under the belly!?
by ranjithnath
03 Feb 2011 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 620075

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

@ambuj im not here to support any aircraft in particular but your arguements about crashes involving gripen sounds naive to me.you have to remember that most of the fighter aircrafts have suffered crashes when they are under testing and also under service.take the case of uber cool F22 or eurocanard...
by ranjithnath
30 Jan 2011 09:13
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 192250

Re: AeroIndia 2011

so LCA MK2 model will be on display!! :D
by ranjithnath
29 Dec 2010 14:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1023963

Re: China Military Watch

saw tooth design of landing gear doors,DSI intakes. has lot more in common to f35 than the amrikhans would like.just waitin to see where they place IRST to this bird.
by ranjithnath
09 Dec 2010 13:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 917057

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

RIP to the brave soldier :(
by ranjithnath
07 Dec 2010 07:23
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 502747

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

it would have been good to see if GTRE actually replied to RFI for ATD-X engines :wink:
by ranjithnath
07 Dec 2010 07:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 865609

Re: Indian Military Aviation

(Maybe we SDREs should set up a system of book scanning and sharing of limited edition SDRE books and send money to the author every time we share - the Xeroxing is commonplace, but not the payment) a bit OT but now thats really something that we must consider.any ideas how we can implement it effi...
by ranjithnath
13 Nov 2010 15:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 7379

Re: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011

can attend old monk 2 if its in the range 20th to 24th december!!else would have to wait till AI11
by ranjithnath
09 Nov 2010 10:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newsflash: Kaveri engine successfully test flown!
Replies: 206
Views: 37175

Re: Newsflash: Kaveri engine successfully test flown!

^^^ If one Kaveri does not do the job, put 2, redesign the structure and move on. it wont be easy as it sounds.the lca team has to redesign the fuselage and air intakes just to change the engine.putting 2 engines and redesigning the structure will be to create a new fighter.the entire FBW controls h...
by ranjithnath
09 Nov 2010 10:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011
Replies: 48
Views: 7379

Re: BR Mumbai Meet- Late Dec 2010/Early Jan 2011

i was hoping to attend ma first BR meet since i would be coming down to mumbai during last week of december.but if its first week i think i"ll have to wait till AI11 :(
by ranjithnath
08 Nov 2010 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2925
Views: 513740

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

India will shop for 145 howitzers at $8 billion and Cluster bombs for $880 million.

$8 billion for 145 howitzers?? :rotfl: DDM strikes again!
by ranjithnath
07 Nov 2010 20:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1017365

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Does anybody know the position of fuel vent pipe on the LCA? Is it the rearward facing notch before the right air brake?

isnt it beneath the fuselage??but im unable to locate the exact position.
by ranjithnath
07 Nov 2010 08:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1017365

Re: LCA News and Discussions

thanks indra..if anybody could edit those line drawings in LCA wiki page would be of great help to newbies like me :D
by ranjithnath
06 Nov 2010 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1017365

Re: LCA News and Discussions

@indra pic u posted..i thot it was taken out of wiki page ..sorry if im wrong.but the intake seems to straighten out at the bottom whereas isnt it got a bit more curvier appearance on the tejas pics like this one here . http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/media/AeroIndia2009/AI09-Kedar/DSC_1039-lca-ramp-t...
by ranjithnath
06 Nov 2010 08:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3890
Views: 1017365

Re: LCA News and Discussions

is it just me or does the bottom part of the intake in LCA in the above pic from wiki page look quite different from the original ??
by ranjithnath
20 Aug 2010 09:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 525346

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

just got this tit-bit from a friend of mine who had an IV to brahmos plant in tvm.he said he saw kaveri engine parts being produced in small numbers in 5 axis CNC machines(had a long arguement with him when he said it was being mass produced based on the fact that GTX35VS is still undergoin high alt...
by ranjithnath
14 Aug 2010 21:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3334
Views: 675081

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

Can anyone tell as how many consoles be operated into this fuslage for Awacs Operators? http://frontierindia.net/the-indian-aewc-project-detailed Logically the IAF has asked for 7 extra executive chairs for additional 5 operators and 2 pilots. Hence there has been 3 years delay in the signing of Em...
by ranjithnath
14 Aug 2010 13:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Independence Day Wishes !!!
Replies: 99
Views: 11939

Re: Independence Day Wishes !!!

Happy Independance day to all my fellow indians
Jai Hind
by ranjithnath
09 Aug 2010 14:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1134962

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

tats exactly the reason i said "hypothetically".if the diplomatic relations betn india and china worsens at some point in future and all the talks break down,and say , china decides to mobilise troops along the border and deploy its warships and nuke subs in IOR.india may respond by doing ...
by ranjithnath
09 Aug 2010 13:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 1134962

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

hypothetically,in any future conflict that MAY occur,if the chinese decide to launch their ASBM against indian carrier ,wont it be a violation of no first use policy??
by ranjithnath
08 Aug 2010 17:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 912080

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

if the french -UAE deal to upgrade the rafale with a 90kn engine,RBE2 GaN AESA(already underdevelopment), upgraded SPECTRA etc does goes ahead,will india get the same version??if not in the initial 18, but atleast the ones being manufactured in india???(considering 'IF' rafale is chosen)
by ranjithnath
24 Jun 2010 19:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 912080

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

my bad.i thot postin an article in full was a big no no. these evaluations in brazil and swiss seems to be opposite of what hapnd to rafale in india.AFAIK rafale dint pass te high altitude trials in leh where gripen passed with flying colours.i kno u cant estimate a fighters performance just by high...
by ranjithnath
24 Jun 2010 18:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 912080

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

its my first post in BR though ive been followin it for te past 4 yrs... :D seems like tge brazilian defence ministry have chosen rafale http://www.administradores.com.br/informe-se/artigos/defesa-escolhe-o-rafale-e-decisao-final-sera-do-presidente/45865/ from the above news In December last year, t...

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