1. helmutkohl

    What if India did not acquire the Gorshkov?

    the sale of the Gorshkov was, and still is one of India's most controversial naval acquisitions. I recalled that it was close to not going through due to changes in pricing and schedule. Lets assume that India decided NOT to go with the Gorshkov - How would this happen? - What would India's...
  2. Grey Havoc

    Shenyang J-11 PLAN/PLAAF

    For the 1960s/1970s fighter project, see here. https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/planaf-j-11bh-fighter-seen-using-potentially-new-ecm-pod
  3. VictorXL188

    NASA Morphing Wing

    Apologies if this is the wrong area for this, but I came across this model for sale on E Bay. It purports to be a NASA project for a Morphing wing, and was proposed in the early 2000s. Does anyone know any more about this project?
  4. Grey Havoc

    Distant Thunder / NetSAT littoral water system (DARPA)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b84Wzh-kH_s https://www.darpa.mil/attachments/TestimonyArchived(April%2020%201999).pdf
  5. Grey Havoc

    Tiberium (Command and Conquer series)

  6. T

    What I wrote of Columbia, Feb-Mar '03

    In 2003, I wrote in a white heat an essay on Columbia's loss, which took on the shuttle's history. I submitted this to "Harper's" and "The Atlantic," neither of which bought it. Unrevised save for the addition of photos, it can be found on my personal website here...
  7. Michel Van

    ARCA Haas 2CA rocket (SSTO with aerospike engine)

    ARCA Space Corporation is a New Mexico-based aerospace company It was founded in 1999 as a non-governmental organization in Romania by Dumitru Popescu That want to build a SSTO that launch 100 kg (220lbs) of payload to low earth orbit. it feature a linear Aerospike engine called "Executor" is...
  8. sferrin

    NASA MLAS (escape system).

    Somehow I completely missed this. Never even heard of it before. http://www.nasa.gov/content/max-launch-abort-system-or-mlas-was-successfully-tested-at-nasas-wallops-flight-facility
  9. bobbymike

    NASA vision of the spacecraft and base for a human mission to Callisto

    http://nextbigfuture.com/2015/03/nasa-vision-of-spacecraft-and-base-for.html NASA examined revolutionary aerospace systems concepts for human space exploration of the solar system beyond Mars orbit and identified critical technology requirements for the realization of these systems concepts...
  10. Grey Havoc


    A 2005 NSWC/Dahlgren Division paper on issues affecting the arming of UXVs: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a436214.pdf
  11. RyanC

    Ground Based Interceptor (GBI)

    CTV-01 test just occurred on 27 January 2013. No target involved. The EKV separated from the booster, and carried out a series of preprogrammed manouvers to validate that the problem which caused the last test in December 2010 to fail had been correctly identified and fixed. The test was...
  12. Grey Havoc

    Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5laK2JopaVE&feature=player_embedded NASA: Satellite won't fall on US (msnbc Cosmic Log) <a href="http://www.space.com/12899-nasa-falling-satellite-uars-space-junk-infographic.html"> <img...
  13. C

    Space Shuttle Eye Candy

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFwqZ4qAUkE -1- Ignore this embedded video and go directly to YouTube -2- Select 720p HD format. -3- Do something else for about 90 minutes (long video, slow server) -4- Watch at full screen with your favorite cocktail. This is just-released NASA engineering...
  14. Triton

    Australia SEA 4000 Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD)

    Profile and characteristics of the Gibbs & Cox SEA 4000 Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Evolved Design Option from 2006. This design was a variant of the Gibbs & Cox designed Arleigh Burke-class DDG. The names Hobart, Brisbane, and Sydney were announced by the Australian Minister for Defence on...
  15. Triton

    Singapore Technologies Marine Tiger Shark/Blue Shark

    Model of Singapore Technologies Marine Tiger Shark Future Frigate From Jane's Model of Singapore Technologies Marine Blue Shark Future Corvette Sources: http://sgforums.com/users/244249/posts?page=2...
  16. bobbymike

    Throttleable Solid Propellant Ramjet

    From Space Daily - Space War Aerojet Demonstrates NextGen Solid Ramjet Fuel by Staff Writers Sacramento CA (SPX) Aug 12, 2010 Aerojet has announced that it has successfully tested an advanced solid ramjet fuel in an engine ground test. The fuel is being developed to provide long-range...
  17. Triton

    Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development

    Two artist's impressions of the Royal Navy's proposed future aircraft carrier (CVF) from 1999. These both show examples designed to operate STOVL aircraft. Source: http://navy-matters.beedall.com/cvf2.htm
  18. Apophenia


    The Polish PZA (Przeciwlotniczy Zestaw Artyleryjski) Loara SPAAG system is fairly well known but not so its planned SPAAM companion. The former is usually referred to as Loara-A (or, for export purposes, Loara-G for Gun). The SPAAM was designated PZR (Przeciwlotniczy Zestaw Rakietowy) Loara but...
  19. Triton

    US Navy Advanced Logistics Delivery System (ALDS)

    Assessment of Advanced Logistics Delivery System (ALDS) Launch Systems Concepts by Gregory W Anderson et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV PHILADELPHIA PA MACHINERY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIR (Oct 2004) Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA430083
  20. Triton

    US Navy Transformable Heavy Lift Ship

    Transformable Heavy Lift Ship by Andrew Boxom et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV BETHESDA MD, Aug 2007 Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA487944