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Nirbhay-1??? What does that means?? there is nirbhay series of missiles???
It looks like a VVIP helicopter wcrash to me ( tongue in cheek )!
I see nothing on this blog about the charge sheet brought against Finmeccanica & AW by the CBI in addition to the charges brought against fomer ACM Tyagi!
You had earlier reported that the investigation was only going to impact Augusta Westland and not Finmeccanica. Obviously you were wrong ! They are both going to be blacklisted now – good riddance !India can't afford to deal with corrupt Italian firms. You had even advocated (in what smelled like a sponsored article )that the MoD should not proceed to blacklist Finmeccanica as that would hurt long term defence preparedness of the country ! I say B.S ….there are tons of better options starting with FMS deals with the U.S and even taking this as an opportunity to increase private sector to get involved in a big way ! The Tatas, L&T & Mahindra to name a few. We don't need no stinkin' Ambanis please ….they are worse than the Italians !!!
what does it mean by remains? get a life stupid
This is what arrogance does. Say one thing, do another. India hardly tests its missiles, either pre-production or production. Test once or twice, call it good. WTH? If there is a real war, god only knows where they would go, if they would go. Another 8 months before the next test. What a joke.
Bhayaanak crash for nirbhay.
Well at least it flew for a bit.
^Bhayanak Maut!! Heavy metal yeah burp
Anon 2:18India hardly tests its missiles!What?You remained stoned all the time or do you get in touch with reality and the news once in a while.
@anon 2:18 AM And what makes you say that?BrahMos has had 34 tests even after it has been inducted.What about K-15 SLBM which was tested 12th time this January and is now inducted?Nirbhay which will be tested after 8 months will go through 9 more tests in the next 4 years. So tell me is this so few.Do u know that the 24th September 2011 Shaurya test was tested by randomly picking a missile from the production lot?Don't overestimate your needs, coz it is very easy to criticize everything since u yourself are not doing anything.THIS PROVES THAT INDIAN MISSILE TESTING IS MORE STRINGENT THAN MOST OF THE COUNTRIES OUT THERE, THIS IS THE REASON WHY WE SEEM TO FAIL.WE ARE NOT LIKE PAKISTAN, BABUR TRAVELLED ONLY 17KM ON ITS 1ST TEST AND 22KM ON ITS 2ND TEST AND STILL THEY CLAIMED IT OPERATIONAL.Nirbhay in its 1st test, without a digital terrain profile matching sensor in sea skimming mode where the computational load is generally more than what it is on land STILL TRAVELLED 250KM.The first two tests are meant for validating the robustness of the missile’s airframe and that of its two-stage propulsion system and as per DRDO 90% of the mission objectives have already been achieved.If you ask me, we were pushing it and the performance achieved was nearly exceptional.SO IF THERE IS A WAR I KNOW WE WILL BE PREPARED.
Anon at 10.29 n 2.18
Please shut down your computersboth are frivolous and uncalled stmnts
Anon at 10.14Thanks for the info.
Im assuming N1 flew atleast 357kms considering .7Mach for 25min.
I hope it was a guidance issue and not an engine issue. Guidance can be corrected but engine will be tough.
HiCan you please post an article based on following points !1. Why Agni-4 missile is more lighter than other Agni-series missiles ?2. When we have the proven tech to design and develop missiles of lighter-weight then why DRDO still busy in developing heavier Agni missiles having weight over 50,000kg ?
@aks: .7 mach is probably the top speed and not the average velocity throughout the flight. So, it would be less than 300 miles.
@Binay: Reducing weight on a missile (changing materials?) would require a whole new design, development, validation and certification process; to account for the change in the aerodynamics and other factors of the system. It takes years. Hence, you won't see those advances on older missile classes until they are upgraded to a newer generation.
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