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by Prithwiraj
11 Jan 2018 22:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion
Replies: 1524
Views: 121560

Re: INS Vikramaditya: News and Discussion

https://imgprx.livejournal.net/45a29b52773af849dc5c56f1ed600456b6c0bf2b/FQWsoIliHuYzYCEFSoa0SDFyWRSNVlVRiRPmmgWOdgVtqgtnuFyu12tGOXlHVoFUDwbXIvVX12ToNY69d25pmQkK70KiNGbGGK4zAWW1FfE since when pilot's name associated with the a/cs they are flying ?? In USAF it is fairly common.... not sure about IAF
by Prithwiraj
10 Jan 2018 09:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3086
Views: 346843

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

I am told that this thread is not for discussion, but I want to point out that those of us who get flexible synthetic rubber or other material cables and pipes imported from cold countries - and have to use them in our tropical temperatures quickly find that the material is prone to degradation and...
by Prithwiraj
10 Jan 2018 06:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952167

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Have anyone seen any pic of IN submarine arm participation during the defense minister visit?
by Prithwiraj
09 Jan 2018 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3086
Views: 346843

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Mig 29.. is that a duct tape on oxygen feeder? Amazing jugaad.. respect
by Prithwiraj
09 Jan 2018 08:41
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 751216

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Will there not be first a visual inspection? I mean the pilots do that every time before flying. A hatch is a pretty big object to be overlooken .. a loose bolt might miss the eye. It is kind of bewildering ... but these kind of events have occured in past like first Ariane 5 launch where Ariane 4 s...
by Prithwiraj
09 Jan 2018 06:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 751216

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

May be I am an idiot ... but when I start my car... and keep my trunk open ..or rear door open-- it gives all sorts of beeping noise to alert me before I even put my foot on accelerator. This is a 2.2 billion Nuclear submarine... I just can not connect the dots... something is amiss...
by Prithwiraj
08 Jan 2018 23:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952167

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Another thing Media access and transparency. I doubt if any such issues if happened in Chinese Navy it will be discussed so openly in public media. Even though this is not an excuse for the Indian Navy issues which remains serious
by Prithwiraj
08 Jan 2018 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 709933

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

A lot of buzz around the real purpose of Super Secretive Zuma Payload owned by US Government- which was successfully launched by Space X

https://www.space.com/38801-spacex-secr ... -know.html
by Prithwiraj
07 Jan 2018 05:50
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4653
Views: 937269

Re: Small Arms Thread

Firing from other side has not stopped. Not sure how many gunners were shooting
by Prithwiraj
07 Jan 2018 05:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4658
Views: 1088055

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

While surfing google I also came to know that Indian DoD has ordered 194 pipstrel virus 2 seater training aircraft across IAF, IN and NCC airwing. It was placed on 2015. But it seems hardly any media news was made about it. What are they planning to replace?
by Prithwiraj
07 Jan 2018 05:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4658
Views: 1088055

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

Does any one know hiw many Mi 35 we still operate? We donated three to Afg AF. After that how many are we left with?
by Prithwiraj
07 Jan 2018 04:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4059
Views: 657504

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

KaranM, CSIR or DRDO have penchant for variety when trying ab initio new projects with lot of risk. Would love to see the trade study that led to pusher for Saras? Kalam once gave speech where he described the various trade studies to come up with AGNI TDS with its hybrid stages. Absolutely agree. ...
by Prithwiraj
22 Dec 2017 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4120
Views: 651255

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Well Japan and South Korea also voted against... does that mean US will withdraw troops from these countries? It is all a show game where countries probably already through backdoor diplomacy informed khan ahead of the time about their intent.
by Prithwiraj
22 Dec 2017 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4120
Views: 651255

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I also think Modi has 2019 general election in sight and does not want to completely alienate Indian Muslims...
by Prithwiraj
21 Dec 2017 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4120
Views: 651255

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

India just voted against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital at UN. What impact can it have on our strategic relationship with Israel and USA. It seems only weeks ago when Modi hugged Israeli PM with so much fan fare
by Prithwiraj
14 Dec 2017 02:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1756
Views: 331438

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

those girls are hot ! .... they are handpicked I guess... :) ... but pilots have their wives to check on.... :rotfl:
by Prithwiraj
16 Nov 2017 07:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4658
Views: 1088055

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

The french investigated and sent in commandos and goons to kidnap and badly beat up and break the Pakistani vice admiral's legs. What happened to the others involved is not known. OT but can you share the link to it, i searched and can't seem to find any such news. Search for Karachi Affair....wiki...
by Prithwiraj
09 Oct 2017 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 637136

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Absolutely... I think a lot of money is being thrown as well to expose the hideouts and Inflightings not helping them either... good for us
by Prithwiraj
24 Sep 2017 11:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 329457

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Are those Jypsey chairs retrofitted like a chariot for Mantriji? She needs to be careful with her saree.. i know Pratibhaji took a ride in Su30MKI.. was she wearing a saree and a pressure suit?
by Prithwiraj
23 Sep 2017 17:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 709933

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

Stunning display by Rafale in Sion Airshow - Switzerland Mountains

by Prithwiraj
23 Sep 2017 03:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952167

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Is this not repeat of another Soviet Union? In order to outspend US - they eventually ran out of gas and the economy collapsed. Even though the case is a little different with China is probably holding second biggest foreign exchange reserve after US
by Prithwiraj
22 Sep 2017 06:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1503
Views: 247596

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

I must say with the proliferation of smart phones with cameras we have done a pretty good job of preventing leakages of these vesel under construction images. If not hundreds there must be gealthy mix of regular welders, officers, engineers, russians who must be working on it and still not a single ...
by Prithwiraj
21 Aug 2017 21:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3489
Views: 548051

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

US Navy Ordered worldwide operational pause after latest incident. Don't know what it means actually though.
by Prithwiraj
21 Aug 2017 15:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3489
Views: 548051

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Can arrogance play a role? Just curious.. like "this is a US Navy Ship.. we are not going move for any other ship"... remember that ship vs light house clip on youtube?
by Prithwiraj
21 Aug 2017 06:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3489
Views: 548051

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Adm. Harris might get fired going by the way President's work style... :)...
by Prithwiraj
21 Aug 2017 06:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3489
Views: 548051

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

But there seems some systematic problem to have this happen twice in 2 months for most sophisticated anad advanced destroyer in the world
by Prithwiraj
21 Aug 2017 06:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3489
Views: 548051

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

USS john macain .. another ageis class destroyer collided with an oil tanker in Malaca strait near Singapore. It is starting to look really bad on US Navy!

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/uss-john-s ... hant-ship/
by Prithwiraj
09 Aug 2017 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4658
Views: 1088055

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

I think there SU-30MKI Sq. available in North East.
by Prithwiraj
05 Aug 2017 11:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 952167

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

It was a case too big to fail... the carrier was already invested and by the time mig29k trials started we already crossed point of no return.
by Prithwiraj
21 Jul 2017 01:57
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1234481

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

I understand the reason might be something to do with the propellant but why does India's Agni V and North Korea's ICBM (Recent one) has completely different plume length and smoke percentage? http://data1.ibtimes.co.in/en/full/264611/agni-v.jpg https://ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/1297/pro...
by Prithwiraj
29 Jun 2017 03:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4242
Views: 981000

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: 1712
Views: 310935

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: 3489
Views: 548051

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: 76362

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: 76362

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: 76362

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: 76362

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

Who are two goras we just saw

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