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by member_20317
15 May 2012 23:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 503827

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

One realises the worth of an Amby only once gets into a pile up.

Cheap, you loose nothing and yet the most precious thing lives. :rotfl:

Anyhow does someone has a video clip of some 155/52 SPH moving around in mountain roads?

Tried the tube. could not find any.

Thanks in advance.
by member_20317
15 May 2012 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Aftermath of Nuclear Attack: India's Civilizational Renewal
Replies: 44
Views: 2618

Re: Aftermath of Nuclear Attack: India's Civilizational Rene

Yes I get it now. Had blinkers on. Sorry about that. 3."Aftermath of Nuclear Attack: India's Civilizational Renewal" Thread for Retaliation and Restoration. Was thinking of words "Renewal" and "Restoration" only. BTW I am of the view that the best Big Bang response is v...
by member_20317
15 May 2012 23:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

RajeshA ji, In fact, if only GoI recognizes vedic studies and gives them degrees as you suggested, it would be great, right now, a student who spends decades studying vedas under a guru gains nothing, no degree to claim anything to his arduous study. It is also one reason Vedic studies in India are...
by member_20317
15 May 2012 23:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Exactly RajeshA ji, one cannot live by the rules designed by others.

What has been done in so many centuries deserves a 'Living Response' not a 'Reaction'.

The biggest course in linguistics is the one inside ones own brain. The one that one uses to speak to himself/herself/itself.
by member_20317
15 May 2012 23:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Sanskrit and Indian Philosophy are like a women. Some will see a mother some will just .... off.

Much depends on the son.

Thoda likha hai bahut samajna, baki sab thik hai!
by member_20317
15 May 2012 22:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Aftermath of Nuclear Attack: India's Civilizational Renewal
Replies: 44
Views: 2618

Re: Aftermath of Nuclear Attack: India's Civilizational Rene

Oye bhootnikye, WT_ Arre Retaliation too has to be calibrated, otherwise its just nonsense. What needs to be shown is that Indians can pinpoint their targets in the case of a dirty bomb attack. You guys are behaving like irresponsible kids. I really dont think any country has the gumption to nuke In...
by member_20317
14 May 2012 19:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

ManishH ji Re. “I've never heard a Greek say "I cannot accept that my beloved Greek language descends from a language spoken by pastoral people of Eurasia. Because that'll imply the 'locals are not up to the mark'". But that is a Greek problem. Why should Indians be made to confirm to it. ...
by member_20317
14 May 2012 14:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

RajeshA ji, You are talking of the competiton between the Owner and the Squater in a bid to define and by logical extention confine the Owner. Reality is even more sinister. By creating a disconnect with our Itihaas which represents 'Our values, Our life and Our will - Our soverignity', there is a p...
by member_20317
13 May 2012 23:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

Kalkibhagwanji this should help your collection, in my humble opinion. This work is by the people who know what they are doing. Notice the earliest dates being mentioned. http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/480/1/Man_Environ_28_57.pdf Yogi_G Re. "Just wondering is it possible to carbon date a...
by member_20317
12 May 2012 15:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 503827

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Badhai ho bhai log. Does anybody has the gun emplacement time and displacement time for this thing. And no short cuts please. Sole plate working times too. This should satisfy the people w.r.t. the bunker busting capabilities. Instead of a follow on order of substantially large numbers I would sugge...
by member_20317
08 May 2012 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3086
Views: 347196

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Arre baba, Lt. Gen. Atta Hasnain has had a story that does not need to be told. Seems like Lt. Gen. KTP also has some testimonials to his name. Lets see if the next COAS messes up, then we cannot say we were not warned. I am thinking of stories to tell as my kids grow up. Admittedly it may seem laug...
by member_20317
08 May 2012 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis
Replies: 4002
Views: 192898

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis

Muslim Healthcare Study chetak ji, here is the full 2005 BBC story. I thought it was a hoax. I dont count BBC as a reliable source in such matters. But aparently there is also an independent testimony (in bold). Looks serious. --------------- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/newsnight/4442010....
by member_20317
07 May 2012 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3086
Views: 347196

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

collected it for personal use & kids, thanks.
by member_20317
07 May 2012 20:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3086
Views: 347196

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

Thanks chackojoseph ji for the effort.

Also in the above picture I can recognise Lt Gen SA Hasnain. But I am afraid I cannot recognise Lt Gen KT Parnaik. Can you help me out.
by member_20317
07 May 2012 20:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Understanding Sikh History-1
Replies: 667
Views: 6143

Re: Understanding Sikh History-1

Well this talk about Rajputs from Rajasthan is pretty interesting , they say that the 'patti' (sub division under a zila i.e. district) from where I come from i.e. Bichla Badalpur in Uttarakhand was originally a settlement of Rajputs and Jats from Rajasthan who had fled to foot hills of himalayas (...
by member_20317
07 May 2012 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-French Ties
Replies: 213
Views: 25758

Re: Indo-French Ties

Francois Hollande !!!

Hun mein ki karaan?

Can any drastic change be expected in the ties?
by member_20317
07 May 2012 09:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 435075

Re: Deterrence

But then India had detergent with 12kt 74 vintage maal. Then why bother with 98. ABV was truely a Kongi, made us do kabila dance around 45 kt fire for something that would only have required Kapalbhati. :) Should have started Kapalbhati in 75 when I was born. After all, 'all is in the mind only'. Se...
by member_20317
06 May 2012 13:26
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

1.1 ton to 600 km. I think a reverse decepticon is even more attractive. 2-3 Tessy launches and some maneuvers later the payloads join up to give you a working sat in place of the one the Chicoms shoot down. All in matter of hours. Better still just deliver some fuel to the existing ones to enable c...
by member_20317
05 May 2012 09:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

I think there are a significant % of folks here and the strategic circles that werent satisfied with the yield of POK-2 testing including me :D Dharma R ji, though not from strategic circles myself, and while I am surprised that BARC is said not to have got it right, I am of the opinion that this h...
by member_20317
04 May 2012 23:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

Merlin, To put you at ease. There is no 3rd party verification and the tests were designed to do not allow other estimate it. The thermo nuclear bomb has following stages 1) fission blast to generate the temperature. 2) then the nucleas joins to create thermo blast. We proved it. Just that the full...
by member_20317
03 May 2012 14:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3883
Views: 503827

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/ar ... 1155a3.7b1

N. Korea GPS jamming hits S. Korea flights: Seoul


Implications here for Artillery. I think the first time it is shown to work and that too over a large area.
by member_20317
02 May 2012 23:19
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 32296

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

ravi_g ji, a better way to go about it is to show that Muhammad was an illegitimate prophet, not sanctioned by God, e.g. because he does not belong to genealogical line of Abraham, with whom 'God' entered into a Covenant. In fact RajeshA ji, the world can have it both ways if the correct set of Moh...
by member_20317
02 May 2012 22:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth
Replies: 8372
Views: 373376

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth

I thought I would do my first ROTFL and scoot but this is graced by all the usual suspects :) I would like to understand the Cultural Migration better. The Genetics will take care of itself. Pretty hard to argue against that. Hainji. The incremental benefits, the NPV of all future knowledge flows in...
by member_20317
02 May 2012 22:08
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas
Replies: 4574
Views: 32296

Re: Discussion on Indian Epics, Texts, Treatises & Kathas

I have thought sometimes what would happen if say the Indian Muslims are brought out of the influence to the Ummah and eventually end up developing their own mythology say about Mahumad. A new mythology where say Mahummad looks more like Ram and less like an Arab high on hashish. Where say suddenly ...
by member_20317
02 May 2012 21:44
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

one of the possible reasons why we were not able to test such a lithium ki ulti batti that can produce its own 3H in a u238 anda which can act as a "third stage"* in 98 is because we had very little wgpu needed in the phirst stage.. And We did not have enough HEU to use in the phirst stag...
by member_20317
02 May 2012 21:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

The last time people around here left at 'non-linear ___', they were pointing at RM & RT instabilities. Now personally I don’t even know how to spell these correctly. However, after a lot of head banging (which didnt left me any wiser & instead my head hurt a lot afterwards), I was fortunate...
by member_20317
02 May 2012 10:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

Seems like the Britards and now as is claimed the Indians are both in the same bathtub when it comes to first test going boing. But a lot depends on how conservative the design is. Could be that both the Britards and the Indians over designed the bum. This being speculation only. However it seems ev...
by member_20317
01 May 2012 23:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

Testing in space is not prohibitory, and there is nothing wrong in testing in deep space. No country will object Testing of nuclear weapons in space is prohibited by the LTBT, which India has signed. What are the ways to get out of it? :) Chinese are not in it. Lets build up Viets for this, they ar...
by member_20317
01 May 2012 23:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

I can think off one is road based, that is fixed on a moveable arm to point the canister to sky, and the other type being fixed on the VLS type of launchers onboard surface ships or ground based canisters [fixed underground la silo- makes it three]. I may be wrong.. just a WAG. btw, "peacekeep...
by member_20317
01 May 2012 23:23
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies
Replies: 605
Views: 30250

Re: Agni-V ICBM: New capabilities, technologies, strategies

^the window would be really short, and it is a requirement to prepare ourselves for testing.. not one, but many single, multiple and distributed tests. ;) all it takes is the khaans feels that their designs are outdated, and some power from east is outpaced them in designs.. 108 PSI will be applied...
by member_20317
30 Apr 2012 22:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 699689

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Also I read in some site that a delta wing does not need a very high Angle of Attack. Can someone point me towards something on this (dummies level).
by member_20317
30 Apr 2012 22:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 699689

Re: LCA News and Discussions

I have been long awaiting even one journalist to pick up this aspect and ask some cogent questions about the lessons learnt and how they are applicable for the future - "dense packaging" will be essential even for the AMCA, but then expecting that of our local journalist fraternity is too...
by member_20317
30 Apr 2012 22:08
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65135

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

My theory about this is that if one chooses to follow the four fold classifier[which is merely a linguistic descriptive classification] then have all four as relevant gunas that everyone should cultivate. When needed to defend be a kshatryia, be a lifelong learner/seekerstudent/teacher in search of...
by member_20317
30 Apr 2012 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Formation and Evolution of Pakistan : The Real Story
Replies: 443
Views: 40815

Re: Formation and Evolution of Pakistan : The Real Story

I found the following interesting references to the advent of Islam in Punjab. This is from 1881 http://www.chaf.lib.latrobe.edu.au/dcd/page.php?title=1881v3&action=next&record=709 The people of the eastern districts very generally refer their change of faith to the reign of Aurangzeb; and ...
by member_20317
29 Apr 2012 13:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies
Replies: 4186
Views: 65135

Re: Distorted history- Causes, consequences, remedies

This inability to understand the basic division of work is one of the main reason why Indics and Abhrahmics keep talking past each other. And dare I say uptill now Abrahmics have been behaving like Ramlal the monkey on a short leash of the Madari. They dont want to accept what they themselves use an...
by member_20317
27 Apr 2012 10:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 211625

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

PratikDas wrote:
ramana wrote:Can pure quartz transform light energy say as laser into electrical energy?

I know that quartz can transform mechanical energy into electric and vice versa as piezo-electric effect.

Carbon nanotubes can.



Nako bhai, I think ramana ji wants to see some kind of ionization effect from lasers.
by member_20317
27 Apr 2012 10:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 211625

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

ramana wrote:Not much. Aerospike is for first stage flight where there is more aero resistance.



Thanks ramana ji, also one more question, are these aerospikes retractable, rather are these afixed on a permanent basis?
by member_20317
27 Apr 2012 10:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 211625

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

ShyamSP wrote:At least 10K missile range and heavy war heads launchable from trains and submarines will teach China a lesson.



:D

On a more serious note the how would an aerospike affect the throw weight of Tessy?
by member_20317
26 Apr 2012 21:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 211625

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Depleted Uranium as casing kya? Doable certainly but DU would add too much to weight of Brahmos warhead. Besides Tessy would be wasted in hitting the caves in South Tibet and East Tibet :), probably just 300 km from Indian Borders. Casing made of the material that they use on F1 Cars for the front e...

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