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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: 4455
Views: 826783

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
03 Jan 2018 18:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 1040802

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Total right off
by Prithwiraj
22 Dec 2017 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881196

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: 5132
Views: 881196

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: 5132
Views: 881196

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: 1825
Views: 377273

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: 5309
Views: 1347947

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: 691447

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: 364714

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: 789487

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: 1040802

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: 1548
Views: 288260

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: 3560
Views: 612069

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: 3560
Views: 612069

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: 3560
Views: 612069

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: 3560
Views: 612069

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: 3560
Views: 612069

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: 5309
Views: 1347947

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: 1040802

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: 1344018

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4447
Views: 1117750

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: 2242
Views: 408364

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: 3560
Views: 612069

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: 83816

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: 83816

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: 83816

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: 83816

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: 83816

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4447
Views: 1117750

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: 1040802

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4447
Views: 1117750

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: 3145
Views: 418984

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: 2679
Views: 419021

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: 334418

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: 2679
Views: 419021

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: 3936
Views: 813203

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: 5268
Views: 1130039

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: 5268
Views: 1130039

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

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