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by Kakarat
23 Oct 2020 01:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 515312

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

... Traditional air-defense systems are engineered with a varying degree of quite challenging requirements. You need a volume search sensor that can see your objective RCS at your objective range requirement (as a start) and needs to do it within a requisite time across a designated airspace. Your ...
by Kakarat
22 Oct 2020 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/13 ... 8108880896
#Areawarning #India issues a notification for firing by #IndianNavy Ships in the #ArabianSea

Fire Window | 28-30 October 2020

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by Kakarat
22 Oct 2020 01:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1318902456709832705 #Areawarning #India issues a notification for Joint Firing by #IndianNavy Ships & #IndianAirForce Aircraft in the #BayOfBengal Fire Window | 30-31 October 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ek2uROqVgAAJ6FM?format=jpg&name=medium
by Kakarat
21 Oct 2020 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2408
Views: 515312

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

In my view pantsit types are having a blind spot over the radar as they are facing the front and all systems are on a single vehicle, in case of our Akash/QRSAM type systems we have a tracking radar, a FCS radar and missile TEL all on different vehicles so should have better survival chances and if ...
by Kakarat
19 Oct 2020 22:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Another Notam https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1318205516921720832 #Areawarning #India activates two danger zones off the coast of #Balasore in the #BayOfBengal area, one known for A2A firing, the other a target towing range Fire Window | 27 Oct - 10 November 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eks...
by Kakarat
19 Oct 2020 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3473
Views: 724873

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

IAF should use the opportunity of airlines going bankrupt to pick up lightly used A330 for refuellers and AEW&C aircraft. Might even save up to two thirds the cost. We've debated this several times on this thread, it's not feasible, nor financially prudent to convert a commercial liner. Just be...
by Kakarat
19 Oct 2020 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1318195717421162498
The @DRDO_India tested its Standoff Anti-Tank Missile (SANT) today on the east coast. There's another test planned tomorrow. Details shortly. (The SANT is an extended range version of the HELINA/Dhruvastra).
by Kakarat
12 Oct 2020 21:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1315653078499033089 Today’s Nirbhay cruise missile test was with the @DRDO_India/GTRE small turbofan engine (STFE) replacing the UEC/NPO 36MT turbofan that powered all previous tests. The missile has been recovered. Analysis underway on engine and guidance system ...
by Kakarat
12 Oct 2020 13:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1315547516708876289
JUST IN: Nirbhay cruise missile test-firing aborted 8 minutes after launch. Planned use of killswitch after a reported glitch. Details awaited.
by Kakarat
11 Oct 2020 17:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

What could this be for? Astra? https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1315215851742588928 #Areawarning #India issues a notification for an #IndianAirForce exercise near #Balasore in the #BayOfBengal area Exercise Window | 19 Oct - 03 November 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EkCVMs6UYAEYg0H?format=jpg...
by Kakarat
10 Oct 2020 19:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1314905289859031041 #Nirbhay / ITCM launch powered by STFE likely on Oct 12. @akananth https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ej97Y-EU0AErvWw?format=jpg&name=small https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1314910356007919617 STFE was earlier known as Manik. Now, Manik name ...
by Kakarat
10 Oct 2020 16:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2622
Views: 387660

Re: Military Flight Safety

by Kakarat
09 Oct 2020 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4311
Views: 742494

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

https://twitter.com/ShivAroor/status/1314597699245633543 BREAKING: Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) calls off planned Oct 12 strike by union workers. MoD agrees that it will not alter service conditions until end of conciliation negotiations. But corporatisation move will proceed as before. https://twit...
by Kakarat
09 Oct 2020 22:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/SpokespersonMoD/status/1314550887809835008 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ej44HWmUwAAPu_Z?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ej44HWmVkAAIT0b?format=jpg&name=large Sirji Just watched a video : the name is RUDRA M has two variants M2 and M3 and not Rudram!!! An...
by Kakarat
09 Oct 2020 22:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Another NOTAM, Pralay? https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1314587185715318786 #Areawarning #India issues a notification regarding "Launch of Experimental Flight Vehicle" in the #BayOfBengal area Launch Window | 16-17 October 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ej5ZiEHUYAAP_x8?format=jpg&...
by Kakarat
09 Oct 2020 19:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/SpokespersonMoD/status/1314550887809835008 New generation first indigenous Anti-Radiation Missile RUDRAM developed by @DRDO_India for Indian Air Force successfully flight tested today onto a radiation target located on Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile was launc...
by Kakarat
09 Oct 2020 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/13 ... 8040459266
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There is a NOTAM for 8-10 October 2020 in the above location
If it was RudraM-1 then it was for ~80KM & what could have been the target?
by Kakarat
09 Oct 2020 14:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/rajnathsingh/status/1314483549639045121 The New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile (Rudram-1) which is India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile developed by @DRDO_India for Indian Air Force was tested successfully today at ITR,Balasore. Congratulations to DRDO & other s...
by Kakarat
06 Oct 2020 03:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 66
Views: 10445

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Which is just scratching the surface as these things have already proliferated, to a degree. The next chapter is intelligent swarming munitions that respond, as a group, to being targeted. Basically, you need to SEE everything below a certain altitude (at the tactical level as area defenses will al...
by Kakarat
06 Oct 2020 02:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Why not as a cbg killer? It's not like the missile is going to slow down so much that the ship(s) is going to disappear in the 10 minutes of time it has? During this time, a mpa could stay far away from the cbg air cover, and keep tracking it, providing mcu to the missile. Even if carriers might be...
by Kakarat
06 Oct 2020 02:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

We have to keep in mind that the missile has to decelerate to safe speed. I won't count on torpedo seeker to spot a submarine 10 min after it was spotted. Let alone of a light torpedo. The platform that spots the target probly keeps tracking it until the the missile is close enough for seeker to ac...
by Kakarat
05 Oct 2020 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 690103

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

My opinion is that IAF should go for 36 more Rafales and 72 to 80 Tejas Mk1+Mk2 or 80 ORCA
by Kakarat
04 Oct 2020 23:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1214889

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Are the Suryakirans carrying a Gun pod in the centerline?

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by Kakarat
03 Oct 2020 15:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1312298712383680512 So, if believe to the photo, SHAURYA is an air-breathing rocket about the size of BRAHMOS. If so, then we now know how far the BRAHMOS missile can fly if remove the treaty obligations and reduce the weight of the warhead to an acceptable tacti...
by Kakarat
03 Oct 2020 15:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1312298712383680512 The @DRDO_India has just conducted a test of the 700-1800 km range SHAURYA cannisterized nuclear-capable surface-to-surface missile from the east coast. (Photo from an earlier test) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EjY4uJdU8AEnud8?format=jpg&nam...
by Kakarat
02 Oct 2020 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

asbchakri wrote:
Kakarat wrote:
What is the production rate of tomahawk & kalibr missiles?


Sorry if you are asking me, I have no Idea :)


Nobody has, these things are kept secret

Even if any of us knew Nirbhays production numbers or any other missile, we wont be discussing it online
by Kakarat
02 Oct 2020 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

asbchakri wrote:So if we go for mass production of Nirbhay, who would be doing it and what could be the production rate per year, an estimate based on other missiles production rate.


What is the production rate of tomahawk & kalibr missiles?
by Kakarat
02 Oct 2020 19:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Looks like IA suddenly realized the value of having a 1000KM CM. Tells us how the threat from China was underestimated. They planned to go "better" CM with longer range and indian engine, instead of inducting the current version. Now that the threat is open, there is a scramble. Not sure ...
by Kakarat
02 Oct 2020 18:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4361
Views: 1046330

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Post Monsoon DRDO has started the missile testing so why is ISRO still in Covid induced inertia? It has a lot of catching up to do as it is comatose since March. To begin with i hope there are launches soon from both the Launch pads with minimum interval. With 2 launch pads a couple of launches eve...
by Kakarat
02 Oct 2020 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1311936927029956609 #Areawarning #India issues a notification regarding "Launch of Experimental Flight Vehicle" in the #BayOfBengal area Launch Window | 12-14 October 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EjTvcdWVcAYgo06?format=jpg&name=small Looks like ...
by Kakarat
01 Oct 2020 18:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/13 ... 3125532672

Video of the launch

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1311636682622476288
Video just in of the @DRDO_India Laser Guided ATGM being test-fired today from an Arjun tank’s main gun.
by Kakarat
01 Oct 2020 17:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1311628415196303360 JUST IN: India’s @DRDO_India releases picture of Laser Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missile test today from an Arjun tank today (the second in 9 days) at the firing range in Ahmednagar, says it ‘defeated a target at longer range’. https://pbs.twimg....
by Kakarat
30 Sep 2020 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31073

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

tsarkar wrote:The exhausts look modified upwards in the LSP

Sir, It seems the new exhaust setup was tested before on the TD-4 but we didnt notice it as a clear side view was not available
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by Kakarat
30 Sep 2020 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3665
Views: 1026430

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1311218081058811904 FIRST ON LIVEFIST: Photos of today's BrahMos extended range (400 km) test on India's east coast. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EjJhzCaUMAI4kP_?format=jpg&name=large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EjJhzCaVgAYt8Ac?format=jpg&name=large
by Kakarat
30 Sep 2020 14:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 141
Views: 31073

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1311176433616564225 FIRST PHOTO: The first Light Combat Helicopter limited series production (LSP) airframe that had its inaugural ground-run yesterday. In the cockpit are Gp Capts Hari Nair & CG Narasimha Prasad. https://livefistdefence.com/2020/06/1st-contra...
by Kakarat
30 Sep 2020 13:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048043

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1311184848552247296 FIRST ON LIVEFIST: The first Light Combat Helicopter limited series production (LCH-LSP) airframe on on its first ground run yesterday in Bengaluru. https://bit.ly/3489jVG https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EjJDqrcUcAAYfGf?format=jpg&name=medium h...
by Kakarat
30 Sep 2020 13:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048043

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1311176433616564225 FIRST PHOTO: The first Light Combat Helicopter limited series production (LSP) airframe that had its inaugural ground-run yesterday. In the cockpit are Gp Capts Hari Nair & CG Narasimha Prasad. https://livefistdefence.com/2020/06/1st-contra...

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