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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Manned F-16 Fighter Begins New Life As An UAV, The QF-16

Boeing recently tested-flown an old F-16 aircraft with no on-board human pilot. Extremely cool video resulted.


Friday, September 20, 2013

1st Ever Flight Of The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [PSLV] [This Day, That Year]

September 20, 1993, saw India's PSLV streak through the skies for the very first time. Will commemorate its Silver Jubilee mission, this year, with a trip to Mars.


These Bombs

How many did you count?


Sunday, September 15, 2013

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

CVRDE Developing Retractable Landing Gears For An Unnamed Indian UAV

In all likelihood, being developed for the Rustom-II UAV, for which, however, a separate notification had been issued just a few months back.


Bhabha, Ramanna & The Men Who Nurtured India's Nuclear Dream

"when Homi Bhabha of India was killed in the airplane crash on Mont Blanc on January 24, the world lost one of its greatest citizens"


Sunday, September 08, 2013

Happy Defence Day, pakistan [Belated Hi Sahi]

Intended to post this on the "Defence" Day itself. Then something good promise of something good happened offline that very day. Cloud 9. Post delayed.


Thursday, September 05, 2013

Chinese Views On Indian Space And Defence Programmes - An American Perspective

They contend that India's development programmes, in the area of Aircraft Carriers, Remote sensing satellites & Ballistic Missile Defence [BMD], are more advanced, vis-à-vis their own undertakings.


Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Monday, September 02, 2013

Reality Check - pakistan

In midst of the escalating attempts to engrain the narrative, in India, that the new civilian "leadership" of pakistan genuinely means peace, comes a counter-narrative that challenges this assertion, citing present trend along with antecedents of the near past,

"....the manner in which Pakistan society is getting radicalised with the liberal elite marginalised or co-opted for their own survival. The discourse even among the liberals is that Pakistan is as much a victim of terror as India, conveniently overlooking that Pakistan is a victim of its own demons and India is a victim of Pakistani terrorism.

It is an extremely frightening prospect that today we have a Prime Minister in Pakistan who says he was clueless that his Generals were pushing his country towards an Armageddon.

Therefore, the questions that remain are whether or not Sharif is now a changed man and seriously intends to carry the peace process forward, or is this merely a ruse to buy time as Pakistan attempts to first strengthen its position in Afghanistan"

- If ever the twain should meet...

Vikram Sood, precise & prescient. It would benefit to pay heed to his words

Godspeed

Also Read: America confirms USS Enterprise [was] present in pakistani waters


U.S. Defence Department Website Uses Theme Designed By An Indian

The site in question is the 'Armed With Defence' blog - science.dodlive.mil - maintained by the U.S. 'Department of Defense', as part of its awareness & outreach efforts.

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As seen in the screenshot above, the theme for the blog has been designed by one Satish Gandham, an IIT Graduate [interview].

Fine endorsement. Good going mate.

Godspeed

Also Read: America’s Airborne Laser Weapon programme - Gigantic Indian connection [Trivia]