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by Prithwiraj
29 Jun 2017 03:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3938
Views: 808635

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

GSAT 17 successfully launched by Ariane 5
by Prithwiraj
17 Jun 2017 07:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1392
Views: 186867

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

New Naval Tactic: Stop a Merchant Ship by tripping her up with a destroyer. I mean, how the heck does that collision occur on a ship equipped with radar that can see 100,000 m away? Looks like the bow of the merchant ship smashed right into the Bridge structure? I had the exact same question. How c...
by Prithwiraj
17 Jun 2017 06:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3371
Views: 465426

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

USN Fitzerald suffered massive damage due to a collision with Phillipino Merchant Ship tonight. I am wondering with all its advance sensors, ageis radar etc. They could not figure out such a massive ship coming close to it? 6 of the sailors from USN are missing. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-wa...
by Prithwiraj
11 Jun 2017 17:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 60298

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Will these not require a completely new set of capabilities like transporting different parts of the launch vehicle to an atol or island and then assembling them in-site? Plus atols are vulnerable to Tsunami or Earth Quakes related danger.. in-addition to the usual harming the nature and reef barrie...
by Prithwiraj
05 Jun 2017 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 60298

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

This is a historic moment and we have crappy visuals from DD for eternity! Why can't they give access to a private firm and film and edit it? I hope they have done it even if not transmitted live. Imagine few decades from now and kids going to space museum and being shown these crappy visuals! Very...
by Prithwiraj
05 Jun 2017 17:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 60298

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Yesterday --- Thrashing of Pakistan and today GSLV Launch.... can't ask for more !!!
by Prithwiraj
05 Jun 2017 17:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 60298

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Who are two goras we just saw
by Prithwiraj
05 Jun 2017 17:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 60298

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

watching it early morning EST hours with my 4 yr old son... pure gold... used to watch pslv live alone.. :)
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by Prithwiraj
04 Jun 2017 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3938
Views: 808635

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Why historically we never relied on Russian launcher for GSAT launch and gravitated towards Ariane launchers?
by Prithwiraj
03 Jun 2017 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 839651

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

uddu wrote:
Can anyone confirm the ship @2.20 and the replenishment ship? Is it INS Viraat?

This certainly looks like
by Prithwiraj
03 Jun 2017 00:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3938
Views: 808635

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO has amazing stuff with very limited budget compared to other space agencies. However I hope we don't sacrifice innovation and efficiency using low labor cost as an arbitrage like what we have done for IT
by Prithwiraj
03 Jun 2017 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261822

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

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Unique visitor -- Israeli Air Force 707 with refueling probe from Mumbai to Australia.. I never knew that refueling tankers have full passenger aircraft like windows.
by Prithwiraj
30 May 2017 21:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2542
Views: 310229

Re: Military Flight Safety

If they failed to eject then chances of survival is practically zero....whereas if they have ejected -- post ejection there can multiple scenarios including loosing consciousness, fatally injured etc. Since they have found some of the items already -- I fear the worst where the bodies might have bee...
by Prithwiraj
30 May 2017 21:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 241358

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

http://www.upi.com/Defense-News/2017/05/30/Britains-Royal-Navy-delivers-Sea-King-helicopters-to-Pakistan/4141496131553/ Britain's Royal Navy has handed over seven surplus Sea King helicopters to Pakistan. The handover took place in Britain earlier this month and was conducted in a ceremony attended ...
by Prithwiraj
29 May 2017 16:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2542
Views: 310229

Re: Military Flight Safety

Gagan wrote:Did the pilots eject or not, they should know by now!
Were the ejection seats still on the plane or not?


Generally if the news is bad which I hope is not.. they will wait till they notify next to the kin before releasing it to press
by Prithwiraj
27 May 2017 21:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3167
Views: 470130

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Imagine this situation during hostilities. I'm very disappointed by IAF's search and rescue capabilities. Every few years it shows how investments in building this capability have not achieved anything. There had been many instances where planes have disappeared out of thin air in so called more &q...
by Prithwiraj
26 May 2017 06:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4199
Views: 671747

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

ramana wrote:And lot of wind was there at take off.

The wind was rotorwash
by Prithwiraj
26 May 2017 05:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4199
Views: 671747

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Singha wrote:https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10158835583380311&id=218735715310

Video of cm fadnavis heli crash. Can anyone explain reason


Looks like it hit the powerline --- with such level of dust... can't blame the pilot
by Prithwiraj
08 May 2017 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3324
Views: 511767

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

PratikDas wrote:
Neela wrote:First 40 secs. A window(?) of the bunker was p r e c i s e l y hit.

Only the first 20 seconds is of a propelled weapon. All subsequent explosions seem to be of ballistic projectiles.

Any idea what the first weapon is?


Looks like anti-tank missile
by Prithwiraj
07 May 2017 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 725441

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Do they build these dummy missiles for foundational design, wind-tunnel and aero-dynamics testing? I went to their site and saw pictures of quite a few Akash dummies....
by Prithwiraj
26 Apr 2017 17:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3167
Views: 470130

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

I had the same question. Good to know the process. Thanks !! Now when they are raised back again-- how do they get the human resources back i.e pilots, technicians etc.?
by Prithwiraj
15 Apr 2017 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3938
Views: 808635

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Finally ...... GSAT9 starts from ISRO satellite Center .. we can now expect GSLV Mark2 flight soon. http://www.isac.gov.in/flagoff.jsp http://www.isac.gov.in/images/gsat9-2.JPG Do we transport such a sensitive and sophisticated space instrument through road transport? Will this not be subjected to ...
by Prithwiraj
13 Apr 2017 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3164
Views: 668291

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

These seems to be resource of ARC (Aviation Research Center)?
by Prithwiraj
18 Mar 2017 18:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 597920

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Thanks for the info. Not a US resident myself, Wiki seems to indicate fine (AC type) temperatures for Ohio.. Storms do have awesome power. The wispy shrub in the background looks fine and fresh but the mighty cat has been uprooted by a storm :cry: http://i.imgur.com/aHnqLhL.jpg Is that an IAF Jagua...
by Prithwiraj
09 Mar 2017 19:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 852
Views: 129873

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Can't they just be mothballed if their operating cost is too high? Also after retirement given their size will they be just scrapped?
by Prithwiraj
07 Mar 2017 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2966
Views: 348164

Re: International Military Discussion

vmcjP6CiNMo [/quote] This is video reminds me that hollywood movie where they practically build a flying ballon out of discarded junk and leaves an island. Forgot the name. I mean astonished how "unsophisticated" the surrounding of the assembly line looks -- looks more like an abandoned w...
by Prithwiraj
06 Mar 2017 06:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 597920

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

US President visiting new Ford Class Carrier.. heli landing footage

by Prithwiraj
15 Feb 2017 10:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3938
Views: 808635

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

this whole telecast thing should be handed over to a proper media agency ... complete crap ...when you are trying to reach out to a global audience ... you have to have total commentary on english --- live... I just do not get this Hindi love i don't get it, what will they do differently? There is ...
by Prithwiraj
15 Feb 2017 10:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3938
Views: 808635

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

this whole telecast thing should be handed over to a proper media agency ... complete crap ...when you are trying to reach out to a global audience ... you have to have total commentary on english --- live... I just do not get this Hindi love
by Prithwiraj
02 Feb 2017 03:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 746729

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

A very basic question.. Are these probe pluggable (for lack of better words) means based on mission profiles..we can remove them? Or are they hardwired (Again for lack of better words)
by Prithwiraj
31 Jan 2017 23:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261822

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

very informative post by Shiv sir ... thanks ....
by Prithwiraj
31 Jan 2017 01:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261822

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

I am pretty sure the load masters have taken precautions but it seems our jugaad way of doing things. I am pretty sure there are other ways to carry fuel than just loading the whole tanker inside a heavy lifter. I might be wrong.
by Prithwiraj
30 Jan 2017 22:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3003
Views: 261822

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

https://twitter.com/IAF_MCC/status/823550351920005121

IAF C-17 carried fully loaded diesel tankers to Imphal due to blockage of roads (Bad weather). Is this even a safe practice to carry literally a live bomb in such an expensive aircraft?
by Prithwiraj
25 Jan 2017 19:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2285
Views: 361245

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Bengali name of Egypt is also Mishor
by Prithwiraj
21 Jan 2017 08:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3164
Views: 668291

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

How many Mi-35 frame are we really left with? It is in 20s or higher 40s?
by Prithwiraj
15 Jan 2017 18:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Ship and Sub Recognition
Replies: 46
Views: 4785

Re: Ship and Sub Recognition

From left to right - P25A corvette - Karmuk, INS Jalashwa, Fleet Tanker Jyoti and INS Virat.

1. Uran Launcher
2. MR 352 Pozitiv-E radar
3. Bharat 1245 navigation radar
4. don't know
5. Sea King
by Prithwiraj
10 Jan 2017 22:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 241358

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Scenario 4- A Harpoon or Exocet launched from Agosta branded as Babur. Look at the BBC and other video's again, the missile surfacing and the Missile hitting the target look completely different. So launch is an old or new Video of Harpoon or Exocet launch, missile near target is an old or new vide...
by Prithwiraj
10 Jan 2017 00:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 241358

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

That's the point... must be some kind of misreporting. it is clearly Arabian Sea
by Prithwiraj
09 Jan 2017 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 241358

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

They are also claiming it was tested in some undisclosed location in Indian Ocean according to Radio Pakistan :)

http://www.dawn.com/news/1307384/pakist ... ssile-ispr
by Prithwiraj
08 Jan 2017 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 725441

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

But apart from one vessel (Sukanya) it was not even deployed anywhere else no?

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