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    Post  victor1985 on Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:26 pm

    Isos wrote:Is it possible to use EMP warhead in S-400 missiles ? Can it switch off an aircraft ? I've seen on a video, which is on the Iskander topic, a ex-russian scientist saying they have very small EMP devices with a radius of 400m.  
    that kind of weapons are useless against a well protected antenna..... with a simple varistor you resolve the problem ......
    but most effective this kind of weapons are in the jamming area .... usually when a emp blows there is also a lot of radio noise ....so yea they are effective somehow.....
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    Post  GarryB on Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:42 am

    but arent nowadays missiles who looks exacly almost like a plane? or maibe with some retractile wings would allow to make a hybrid like weapon?

    There are missiles which fly very fast and have small control surfaces and there are missiles that don't fly fast (like current western anti ship missiles and cruise missiles in general) but they also tend to have small control surfaces.

    missiles like cruise missiles often already have deployable wings for subsonic cruise.

    Most high speed missiles however travel so fast that hard manouvers are not practical... big control surfaces needed for very hard turns generate a lot of drag and will more rapidly slow the missile down.

    As most rocket powered missiles burn fuel in a few seconds and then coast to the target wasting energy with high drag control surfaces is a bad thing.


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    Post  victor1985 on Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:09 am

    GarryB wrote:
    but arent nowadays missiles who looks exacly almost like a plane? or maibe with some retractile wings would allow to make a hybrid like weapon?

    There are missiles which fly very fast and have small control surfaces and there are missiles that don't fly fast (like current western anti ship missiles and cruise missiles in general) but they also tend to have small control surfaces.

    missiles like cruise missiles often already have deployable wings for subsonic cruise.

    Most high speed missiles however travel so fast that hard manouvers are not practical... big control surfaces needed for very hard turns generate a lot of drag and will more rapidly slow the missile down.

    As most rocket powered missiles burn fuel in a few seconds and then coast to the target wasting energy with high drag control surfaces is a bad thing.
    but cannot be made a fast swich mechanics from deployed/undeployed wings ? like swich right in the moments the missile get close to the plane ...like 1 km or so....something maibe based on electromagnets
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    Post  GarryB on Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:28 pm

    but cannot be made a fast swich mechanics from deployed/undeployed wings ? like swich right in the moments the missile get close to the plane ...like 1 km or so....something maibe based on electromagnets

    When the missile gets close to the target it is coasting... deploying wings would increase drag, fill up internal space that would be better used for more fuel to extend range.

    Very simply the missile will have one slashing attack on the target... it wont chase it around like in the hollywood movies... and that one attack will have it zoom down from high altitude at mach 4-5 so one second before impact it will be about a kilometre away from the target... a second later it will blow past and either explode or miss... whether the target is pulling 9g or flying straight and level wont be very important... especially with large Russian missiles that often have directed energy warheads that detect where the target is as it blows by and directs its stream of fragments at where the aircraft is like a super shotgun blast... it does not have to make contact to get a kill.


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    Post  Singular_trafo on Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:55 pm

    GarryB wrote:
    but cannot be made a fast swich mechanics from deployed/undeployed wings ? like swich right in the moments the missile get close to the plane ...like 1 km or so....something maibe based on electromagnets

    When the missile gets close to the target it is coasting... deploying wings would increase drag, fill up internal space that would be better used for more fuel to extend range.

    Very simply the missile will have one slashing attack on the target... it wont chase it around like in the hollywood movies... and that one attack will have it zoom down from high altitude at mach 4-5 so one second before impact it will be about a kilometre away from the target... a second later it will blow past and either explode or miss... whether the target is pulling 9g or flying straight and level wont be very important... especially with large Russian missiles that often have directed energy warheads that detect where the target is as it blows by and directs its stream of fragments at where the aircraft is like a super shotgun blast... it does not have to make contact to get a kill.

    It is boiling down to the cost of the system.

    Increasing the complexity of the system increasing the cost as well, and ultimatedly the purpose is to destroy the target by the cheapest means.

    So if you have a super rocket for 2 million with 0.7 kill chance , or two budget for 1 million each with 0.5 kill chance then the later has lower cost per destroyed opponents,even if it is inferior compared to the prior one.

    Re-deployable big control surfaces require complex mechanism/electronic, increasing the mass, decreasing range, increasing manufacturing/test/design cost.
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    Post  jhelb on Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:08 pm

    GarryB wrote:
    When the missile gets close to the target it is coasting... deploying wings would increase drag, fill up internal space that would be better used for more fuel to extend range.

    Very simply the missile will have one slashing attack on the target... it wont chase it around like in the hollywood movies... and that one attack will have it zoom down from high altitude at mach 4-5 so one second before impact it will be about a kilometre away from the target... a second later it will blow past and either explode or miss... whether the target is pulling 9g or flying straight and level wont be very important... especially with large Russian missiles that often have directed energy warheads that detect where the target is as it blows by and directs its stream of fragments at where the aircraft is like a super shotgun blast... it does not have to make contact to get a kill.

    GarryB, I have a question about countries that purchases missiles from Russia. What if they purchase a cruise missile like Klub, an air to air missile like R-37 or maybe the S-400 and then try to increase the range of these missiles? Is it possible? Thanks.
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    Post  Arctic_Fox on Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:10 am

    why can not I see some specific images posted on this forum ?

    this only happens when I use Chrome , is there some plugin that can fix it?
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    Post  sepheronx on Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:19 am

    You may notice that your computer may get heavily bogged down due to the massive amount of videos/images posted. Sometimes it may overload the server or sometimes it may just be your computer having trouble to pick up all packets of data. Other may be due to where the images are hosted.

    The threads that post such stuff really bring my computer to its knees and a 6 core processor, 8 gigs of ram and a 60mb/s connection really shouldn't be a problem. But still this site finds a way.
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    Post  Arctic_Fox on Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:29 am

    sepheronx wrote:You may notice that your computer may get heavily bogged down due to the massive amount of videos/images posted.  Sometimes it may overload the server or sometimes it may just be your computer having trouble to pick up all packets of data.  Other may be due to where the images are hosted.

    The threads that post such stuff really bring my computer to its knees and a 6 core processor, 8 gigs of ram and a 60mb/s connection really shouldn't be a problem.  But still this site finds a way.

    I think this happens when the picture comes from Russian sites

    here's some examples:

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    Post  sepheronx on Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:03 am

    Could very well be. It should be mandatory on the forums that hotlinking should be a no no (I think it already is) and using sites like imgur may be far more appropriate as a source of hosting images.

    Also, I avoid using chrome. You should try using Yandex Browser or Firefox.
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    Post  GarryB on Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:14 am

    Yes, of course.

    The international treaty that limits the export of missiles with warheads bigger than 500kgs and ranges of 300km is intended to reduce the spread of weapons that could deliver WMDs, but only applies to exports... if Russia sells Yakhont technology to India but a weapon with a flight range of 290km and a payload of 400kgs then that is fine.

    If India uses its own resources and technology and adapts the missile with an enlarged fuel tank and payload and ends up with a weapon with a range of 700km then that is not violating international agreements.


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    Post  magnumcromagnon on Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:13 am

    GarryB wrote:Yes, of course.

    The international treaty that limits the export of missiles with warheads bigger than 500kgs and ranges of 300km is intended to reduce the spread of weapons that could deliver WMDs, but only applies to exports... if Russia sells Yakhont technology to India but a weapon with a flight range of 290km and a payload of 400kgs then that is fine.

    If India uses its own resources and technology and adapts the missile with an enlarged fuel tank and payload and ends up with a weapon with a range of 700km then that is not violating international agreements.

    Yeah but the last time India tried to do something like that they sank their own submarine.
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    Post  Arctic_Fox on Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:03 am

    sepheronx wrote:Could very well be.  It should be mandatory on the forums that hotlinking should be a no no (I think it already is) and using sites like imgur may be far more appropriate as a source of hosting images.

    Also, I avoid using chrome.  You should try using Yandex Browser or Firefox.

    Thanks @sepheronx, i'll try it
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    Post  max steel on Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:28 am

    magnumcromagnon wrote:
    GarryB wrote:Yes, of course.

    The international treaty that limits the export of missiles with warheads bigger than 500kgs and ranges of 300km is intended to reduce the spread of weapons that could deliver WMDs, but only applies to exports... if Russia sells Yakhont technology to India but a weapon with a flight range of 290km and a payload of 400kgs then that is fine.

    If India uses its own resources and technology and adapts the missile with an enlarged fuel tank and payload and ends up with a weapon with a range of 700km then that is not violating international agreements.

    Yeah but the last time India tried to do something like that they sank their own submarine.

    When ?
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    Post  max steel on Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:53 am

    Chrome works fine on mine.

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    Post  Svyatoslavich on Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:15 pm

    Didn't Saddam Hussein do the same to the Scuds delivered to Iraq in the 70's-80's, so that they could reach Israel?
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    Post  magnumcromagnon on Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:01 pm

    max steel wrote:
    magnumcromagnon wrote:
    GarryB wrote:Yes, of course.

    The international treaty that limits the export of missiles with warheads bigger than 500kgs and ranges of 300km is intended to reduce the spread of weapons that could deliver WMDs, but only applies to exports... if Russia sells Yakhont technology to India but a weapon with a flight range of 290km and a payload of 400kgs then that is fine.

    If India uses its own resources and technology and adapts the missile with an enlarged fuel tank and payload and ends up with a weapon with a range of 700km then that is not violating international agreements.

    Yeah but the last time India tried to do something like that they sank their own submarine.

    When ?

    There was a famous case where the Indian's tried to augment one of their submarine's munitions, the one's that were gimped due to MTCR treaty, augmentation only led to the munition going off and sinking the submarine, and the Indian's refused to let the Russian's expect because of the embarrassment and possible legal ramifications.

    GarryB is more knowledgeable about the incident, you can ask him for more specific details.
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    Post  GarryB on Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:56 am

    Didn't Saddam Hussein do the same to the Scuds delivered to Iraq in the 70's-80's, so that they could reach Israel?

    Yes, but without redesigning or strengthening the missiles by adding more fuel to extend range their terminal speed was increased which made them break apart as they reentered over the target.

    This made the job of the Patriots much harder because there were sometimes multiple targets including engine and warhead.

    The very high speed of the modified scuds and the fact that the PAC-2 Patriots were designed to hit aircraft in their centre of mass meant an incoming scud would have a patriot explode beside it... the speed of the incoming scud meant the middle and rear of the missile were shredded by the patriot warheads but by this stage the scuds were falling onto their targets so losing their engines and rear motor areas meant nothing... the warheads would still fall onto their targets...

    S-300 is designed to hit the warhead and has a directional warhead that directs its fragments to shatter the nose of the target to make it detonate or breakup... much more effective at bringing down missile targets (which is understandable as the S-300 was designed to hit ballistic missiles as well as aircraft whereas the Patriot was not.)

    i have a question :
    as far as i know the radio antenna (some of them) has sensitivity to one direction..... if we have 2 antennas with the most directivity in diferent direction ....the waves that are hitting those two antennas ....are registered as different in the two antennas? because like this you can see wich waves are moving according to a direction of a plane .....

    A simple hoop or circle direction finder antenna can be used for that...



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    is this possible?

    Post  victor1985 on Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:57 am

    yesterday i had this idea about a compression method in computer science.
    is like this. lets say we assign to the whole ASCII code a number each 3 digits. every ASCII character and symbol would have it's own number.
    then we take something for example a game. we take all the characters and symbols of the game from it's source code and we give each the number from what i've said above. we then create a number raised at a power wich give when calculate a long long row of numbers exacly like all the numbers in the row of the game code. when we will extract the game all to do is calculate the number raised at the power then each 3 digits in the result would be the corresponding character or symbol. thus if i'm not wrong a whole game of 3 GB let's say can be compressed into few bits.
    can work?
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    Post  GarryB on Sat Oct 08, 2016 4:04 am

    So you are suggesting assigning a number code to a number code?

    Ascii is a numeric code to represent a letter or character already... ie 0 to 255

    It is an 8bit representation system... 8bit being 2 to the power of 8, or 2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2=256 which equals the numbers from 0 to 255.

    The advent of non european users of computers have made ASCII totally obsolete so Unicode is used instead... the current UTF-32 uses 32 bit encoding... so instead of 256 combinations you can have just under 4.3 billion possible characters... so it can include the letters in pretty much any or all languages...


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    Post  victor1985 on Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:57 am

    well sort of....add the fact that the entire compressed file is sent as a single ( or couple) number(s) raised at a power ....
    there was a explanation that i received from someone that that is not possible because prime numbers are rarely.
    how that comes?
    point is also that on your own pc you dont need all the languages. you can have the native language and english or something else for international speak

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    Post  victor1985 on Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:15 pm

    i have a question.
    can be made a type of radar by inserting into air in a section of sky some heat (no matter how much but to be same everywhere ) and whatch with a IR ? i mean a plane even if have IR signature reduce materials still offers a different temperature to the air around. so maybe by plug some heat into air (or light or whatever) you could see the plane like a "different spot compared to the nearby air"....or like a "black hole" or something .....
    same with a laser
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    Post  GarryB on Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:25 am

    Radar is generally active so bouncing a pulse of energy at a target and listening for the reflection and measuring the shape of the wave that returns and the time it takes.

    For an IR system the target emits its own energy so there is no way of timing the signal to determine range.

    An IRST already calculates angles to IR targets... a LRF then measures range or the IRST can be used to aim the radar antenna and a very short ranging pulse can be used to detect range and flight direction and speed.


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    Post  Giulio on Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:09 pm

    victor1985 wrote:i have a question.
    can be made a type of radar by inserting into air in a section of sky some heat (no matter how much but to be same everywhere ) and whatch with a IR ? i mean a plane even if have IR signature reduce materials still offers a different temperature to the air around. so maybe by plug some heat into air (or light or whatever) you could see the plane like a "different spot compared to the nearby air"....or like a "black hole" or something .....
    same with a laser

    If the air is heated by waves, more so should warm up the aircraft. Anyway, your idea is not entirely wrong: the quantum radar could use photons (laser) instead electromagnetic waves, but not in order to warm up the air or the target.
    And even today, also on the ground, it is better not to stay in front of a powerful radar, when it is turned on. On the fighters radome you can see the symbol of electromagnetic danger, for the ground personnel. I think it is a principle similar to the microwave oven.
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    Post  Rmf on Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:30 pm

    Giulio wrote:
    victor1985 wrote:i have a question.
    can be made a type of radar by inserting into air in a section of sky some heat (no matter how much but to be same everywhere ) and whatch with a IR ? i mean a plane even if have IR signature reduce materials still offers a different temperature to the air around. so maybe by plug some heat into air (or light or whatever) you could see the plane like a "different spot compared to the nearby air"....or like a "black hole" or something .....
    same with a laser

    If the air is heated by waves, more so should warm up the aircraft. Anyway, your idea is not entirely wrong: the quantum radar could use photons (laser) instead electromagnetic waves, but not in order to warm up the air or the target.
    And even today, also on the ground, it is better not to stay in front of a powerful radar, when it is turned on. On the fighters radome you can see the symbol of electromagnetic danger, for the ground personnel. I think it is a principle similar to the microwave oven.

    nope photonics is one field and a good one, but quantum radar is different but it uses photonics in one part of its operation...

    both are very promising since radar has been losing battle since 90s , it seems it could make a deffinitive and a heavy comeback.

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