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by Rishi_Tri
22 Aug 2018 02:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1062610

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Indranil wrote:
SaiK wrote:
pooch: did you switch the "respectively" modes? I am trying to narrow/understand LOBL - 4 km, and LOAL - 7 km.

Nope, you got it right. Thanks for the correction.


Wasn't the original range 5km and 8km respectively?
by Rishi_Tri
22 Aug 2018 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627342

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Indranil wrote:The last zero in each of those numbers must be the degree sign.


Well said. Has to be. -300 C : Well we shall be breaking laws of Physics as we know it. :rotfl:
by Rishi_Tri
20 Aug 2018 06:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866473

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

ramana wrote:CSIR completes Tejas HUD development.

https://twitter.com/strategic_front/sta ... 67233?s=19


True Make in India indeed.
by Rishi_Tri
20 Aug 2018 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 423085

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

India building new fighter jet https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-building-new-fighter-jet/article24731939.ece The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA), India’s next indigenous fighter, is expected to make its first flight by 2032. Development work on the jet is under way. “ The AMCA wi...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Aug 2018 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 5100

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

भारत की माटी के लाल को नमन I वह अपनी अगली यात्रा पे निकल गए I - Pokhran II, Kargil Victory, Operation Parakram, Defence Indigenization, Lahore Bus, Agra Summit, HIghway Development Program, New Telecom Policy, New Insurance Policy, Modern Airports of Delhi and Bengaluru, IT Revolution. - अतः नव भारत...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy 72nd Independence Day!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 3011

Re: Happy 72nd Independence Day!!!

Swatantrata Diwas ki sabko Shubhkamnayen. Saw the Tricolor flying in all its splendor in Anchorage, Alaska - A Remote Corner of This World. https://twitter.com/RishiTri76/status/1029141101372997633 The only words that come to me whenever I think of Independent India are - तुम मुझे खून दो मैं तुम्हे ...
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 09:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 768735

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Katare wrote:Source?


Narendra Damodardas Modi :rotfl:
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 08:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 768735

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Time to create Indian Manned Space Mission - Gagan Yaan Thread.
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 768735

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

The Prime Minister just announced Manned space Mission by either 2022 or earlier. It shall be called GaganYaan. Watershed moment for Indian Space Programs.
by Rishi_Tri
15 Aug 2018 02:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 483794

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

I have more gastronomical reason. Time for Aero India to Taste Lucknowi Kulfi, Chaat, Kebab after Bengaluru Idli, Dosa, Sambar. Jokes apart, the world needs to see that there is Aerospace Industry - Lucknow, Kanpur - in so called Backward Part of India and fire up an industrial revolution there. In ...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Aug 2018 03:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 410096

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Rustom I Look Alike - Rutan VariEze

https://twitter.com/RishiTri76/status/1 ... 3804176386

We are doing some reverse engineering and making it work. Not bad.
by Rishi_Tri
30 Jul 2018 00:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 841837

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

A few questions?

How many GE engines are we getting for Tejas Mk1, Mk1A and likely to get for Mk2? And about at what cost? Planning to write an article on potential cost savings with having a French assisted Kaveri in context of Rafale. Thanks.
by Rishi_Tri
29 Jul 2018 23:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866473

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Is Uttam AESA getting tested on any of the Tejas prototypes? At least it was ready in physical form as DefExpo showed? Also, just surmising that Kaveri with Snecma core could be ready for integration by 2020. Must be in advanced stages of testing and uprating the engine output. Perhaps test it on on...
by Rishi_Tri
29 Jul 2018 22:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627342

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Why was 'Experimental' printed on side of the AH?
by Rishi_Tri
29 Jul 2018 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1062610

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

So we are getting AIM-120..wonder which version it will be. If the deal goes through, I presume this is the "blood money" for the S-400 buy. It could also mean F-16/F-18 are not coming. Else we could have got Aim-120 along with them. And we get to play the AIM-120 with our ECM... wonder w...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Jul 2018 05:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1629
Views: 340569

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Karthik S wrote:Fourth P-15B construction begins.

http://www.psuconnect.in/news/productio ... -mdl/16430


Good nus. For all its failings MDL keeps churning out Destroyers, Submarines. We should applaud where deserved. As it is we pull up PSUs all over the place.
by Rishi_Tri
25 Jul 2018 05:27
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866473

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/watch-naval-variant-of-lca-tejas-flies-for-the-first-time-with-tailhook-used-for-landing-on-aircraft-carrier At least people are experimenting. I like this play of deception as in programs being cancelled, not meeting needs. Keeps everyone guessing. Strange though not a...
by Rishi_Tri
25 Jul 2018 05:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4046
Views: 627342

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

http://www.janes.com/article/81928/indi ... rom-russia

I shall be very surprised if even one Ka 226 comes to India. JV or No JV. Mi 17 is the strategic buy that keeps everyone very happy.
by Rishi_Tri
19 Jul 2018 00:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866473

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Last OT from my side on this topic ... PSU/DRDO/Govt organization == there working class are common people like you and me. It is always easy to blame neighbor or teacher or neta or babu or employee not doing a decent job. In the end, all these are from our own community, as a nation - everyone nee...
by Rishi_Tri
14 Jul 2018 20:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2665
Views: 290781

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Putin is ex KGB. Heeled in the art of deception by Cold War. Russia short of budget when Oil is touching daily highs! Find it hard to stomach. At worst this program is being repurposed which makes sense given that Indian money is not going to be available. Don't be surprised if some other program em...
by Rishi_Tri
17 May 2018 06:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 817940

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Reliance ADAG does not say anything about quality of Indian PVT sector in Defense. In fact exactly the opposite ... the younger brother has destroyed value in every industry where others have thrived... It means there is value to be created and others will do it. DPSU rejoicing is fine.
by Rishi_Tri
02 Apr 2018 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 841837

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

I never really gave a thought this to be frank. But What kind of solution you are expecting..? One with which a small tinkering would unleash full potential of Kaveri on SL...? I don't believe there is one such quick fix which exists with a bit of thinking now. If you have one in mind, please share...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Mar 2018 22:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 866473

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

With regards to the 3000 + flights including operational flying now, and no crash. This has to be attributed to the servicing team, the engineers etc at ADA and HAL. These guys must have put in ungodly man hours for each hour of flying. They proved that the bird could fly, painstakingly certified e...
by Rishi_Tri
17 Mar 2018 01:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1062610

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

From the Lok Sabha MP report on Nirbhay cruise missile in Annexure E: What I understood, total 10 test missiles are in the works. Expected completion is june 2018. And revised project cost is Rs 102 crores. Original estimate was Rs 18 crores :eek: I would say this is the least expensive Cruise Miss...
by Rishi_Tri
16 Mar 2018 19:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1820
Views: 271700

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Explosives were stuffed inside the boles of coconut trees to avoid metal detector discovery.The LTTE had many tricks up their sleeves during that time. Children were hiding in treetops to signal the LTTE approach of the enemy, women had pistols hidden under their skirts. The LTTE even used a pregna...
by Rishi_Tri
05 Mar 2018 11:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 423085

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Very superficial and misleading comment. Stealth shaping is perhaps the biggest struggle with 5th Gen. Avionics being next. Get this done and you have an aircraft that is asymptotically close to being Stealth without actually being one. Indeed. https://twitter.com/HaridasKukkur/status/9703665149256...
by Rishi_Tri
05 Mar 2018 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 423085

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

The first two AMCA tech demonstrators are not likely to have many 5G features. They will basically demonstrate the new avionics suite and stealth shaping. Plus India's ability to configure a twin-engine jet. https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/970183803154071553?s=19 Very superficial and misleading...
by Rishi_Tri
02 Mar 2018 09:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 1082
Views: 216477

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

please note the keywords before doubting.. ^^ the air force has given in writing another 201 aircraft, which is the next version, that we call as Mark-II. This coupled with scrapping of SEF is biggest victory for desi defense for this generation. Domestic and global implications cannot be lost on a...
by Rishi_Tri
27 Feb 2018 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 410096

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

http://www.janes.com/article/78158/india-flight-tests-rustom-2-uav-in-user-configuration Some more details. "The 9.5 m-long UAV, which has a wingspan of 20.6 m, can carry an assortment of payloads to conduct intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. These include medium- an...
by Rishi_Tri
26 Feb 2018 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 410096

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

By the looks of it .. significant change in front profile too.

https://twitter.com/RishiTri76/status/8 ... 9460675584
by Rishi_Tri
24 Feb 2018 21:07
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 690774

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

http://idrw.org/atags-bang-for-the-buck/#more-163348 Was wondering how the army hadn't voiced its reservations on a non strategic indigenous project yet . Well as they say some will never disappointment. :twisted: As expected its the "weight" issue a la Arjun. If the ATAGS is 20 tonnes th...
by Rishi_Tri
23 Feb 2018 22:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 597519

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Well there's a feeling that the IAF dosent want the F-16 . I had mentioned that SAAB had shot itself in the foot by tying up with Adani. With the opposition going all out to make a stink about Ambani and the Rafale deal the govt cannot afford to be seen as favouring Adani by going in for the Gripen...
by Rishi_Tri
22 Feb 2018 17:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 841837

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Over the years, I have learned not to under-estimate India's national-security establishment. I wonder what is going on behind the scenes. What is curious about the Kaveri project is that certain projects have received the necessary funding for the enabling infrastructure to be built (IGMDP, Arihan...
by Rishi_Tri
21 Feb 2018 23:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 483794

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Link to Video of Saras PT1N flight 2. https://www.nal.res.in/cms/medias/video/other/4/samplevideo-1280x720-1mb.mp4 Is 2:04 min long and is 476 MB. By looks of it, must be 4K resolution. And yes, predictably the 'Light' bug has bitten Saras too. It is being called Light Transport Aircraft. :) LCA, LC...
by Rishi_Tri
20 Feb 2018 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3305
Views: 423085

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Downloaded the PDF. Lot of details. Assuming 1st July 2018 start, we should have NGTD by 1st Jan 2022 and flight testing done by 1st Jan 2024. First LSP, if that is the plan could become available by 2025.
by Rishi_Tri
12 Feb 2018 08:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4642
Views: 841837

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

You may add HAL HTSE 1200 to list of engine efforts. As to High BPR engines, today's commercial engines are exactly that. High on fuel efficiency. They are also fatter to look at. Easy comparison shall be engines that power old Air India /Alliance Air 737s and those that power the modern day 737-800...
by Rishi_Tri
09 Feb 2018 22:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 552776

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Why did SP5 fly after SP7? Different production lines? I think the reason was posted here but can't find it. Tks
by Rishi_Tri
04 Feb 2018 21:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 483794

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Great amount on information on Ghatak from Shiv Aroor. Many quotes from Dr. Christopher. Some snippets here. Do read the entire article. Worth every minute. EXCLUSIVE: Inside The World Of India’s Most Secret Combat Aircraft Program . [/quote] Seems the information carried in this article has been f...
by Rishi_Tri
03 Feb 2018 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 552776

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Agree- E/F is already there and export unnecessary distraction. Competition in sense of competition in skies, not actual export. Was thinking more like if MK2 where to be given stealth shaping and radar absorbent materials (without internal weapons bay). Just building on Ghatak lead in work happenin...

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