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by sankum
22 Apr 2013 04:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 214438

Re: LCA News and Discussions

The IAF is aiming to maintain minimum 34 sq of fighters. By 2018 when all migs except mig 29 are retired, the likely fighter force is. Su30 350 (18sq) mig29 60 (3sq) mirage 49 (3sq) jaguar 120 (6sq) lcamk1 40 (2sq) rafale 36 (2sq) Total 655 (34sq) Present Su30 order of 272 (14sq) will go upto 350 wi...
by sankum
22 Apr 2013 04:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 502388

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

The IAF is aiming to maintain minimum 34 sq of fighters. By 2018 when all migs except mig 29 are retired, the likely fighter force is. Su30 350 18sq mig29 60 3sq mirage 49 3sq jaguar 120 6sq lcamk1 40 2sq rafale 36 2sq Total 655 34sq Present Su30 order of 272 14sq will go upto 350 with direct purcha...
by sankum
28 Mar 2013 22:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

IAC being towed to dock dated 11/02/13 on google earth.

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by sankum
27 Nov 2012 05:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4264
Views: 214438

Re: LCA News and Discussions

ADA website updated LCA-Tejas has completed 1944 Test Flights Successfully. (22-Nov-2012). (TD1-233,TD2-305,PV1-242,PV2-222,PV3-348,LSP1-74,LSP2-238,PV5-36,LSP3-75,LSP4-56,LSP5-106,LSP7-5,NP1-4) LCA-Tejas has completed 1941 Test Flights Successfully. (12-July-2012). (TD1-233,TD2-305,PV1-242,PV2-222,...
by sankum
22 Sep 2012 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 798600

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

One pv of ijt has crashed. Thus only three are flying
by sankum
29 Jun 2012 15:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

HA HA HA..... but it is beautiful.
by sankum
29 Jun 2012 14:32
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

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by sankum
27 Jun 2012 15:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2305
Views: 476143

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

UCAV at 15T MTOW. We can expect a empty weight of 7T with a non afterburning version of Kaveri weighing 1T. Internal fuel of 6T (40% of MTOW) giving ferry range of over 8000 KM. This @ internal weapon payload of 2T. Kaveri non afterburning thrust @5T. For naval version we will require catapult launc...
by sankum
23 Jun 2012 08:43
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Line drawing of indigenous aircraft carrier. http://s1161.photobucket.com/albums/q507/sankum1972/ADS-MAIN2.jpg The takeoff runways are of 140m and 200m as compared to 110m and 170m of INS Vikramaditya. Thus mig29k will be able to take of with higher payload on shorter runway of IAC as compared to th...
by sankum
21 Jun 2012 08:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 211266

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

Akash is MRSAM with 40 km(mk2 version) range and 15km altitude ceiling of which 2000 nos missiles in 2 regiments will be procured which will replace kvadrat.

QRSAM is entirely different requirement of SRSAM of 15km and 6km altitude requirement of spyder class.
by sankum
18 Jun 2012 02:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

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INS VIKRAMADITYA can carry max 13 mig29+4 kamov in Hanger.
by sankum
15 Jun 2012 22:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

On deck 12 mig 29k plus 2 Helos are likely while my estimate are hanger can atmost carry 14 mig29k's and 10Helos . The total maximum aircraft that is surge load is 26 mig 29k and 12 Helos that is 38nos. While in strike package the hanger can carry 17 mig29k and 4 Helos i.e, 29 Mig29k and 6 helos =35...
by sankum
15 Jun 2012 16:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Just made an line drawing of IAC with 16 mig 29ks on deck and without.
http://s1161.photobucket.com/albums/q507/sankum1972/

Unable to post the image direct. Can anyone please do it.
by sankum
13 Jun 2012 11:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 206604

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

MTOW of 10T with 2T internal weapon load and 3T internal fuel for long range and non afterburning version of Kaveri with 5T thrust can be expected.

5T can be the empty weight with kaveri engine weighing 1T.
by sankum
13 Jun 2012 06:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 206604

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Multiple SDB bombs can be carried upto 8 nos. Cant say about AAM, highly unlikely.
by sankum
13 Jun 2012 06:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 889622

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

The rest 2sq of 14sq Su30 will be deployed in south India i.e, Sulur according to reports.
by sankum
09 Jun 2012 09:17
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 250944

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

Google Earth IAC cochin shipyard latest image is available now. Can anyone post online.
by sankum
06 Jun 2012 23:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 206604

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

The 76 nos WSI Dhruv mk4 order is part of 159 nos HAL order for Army and IAF of which rest 83 are Dhruv mk3. The split up is 105 nos for Army(45 mk3 and 60 mk4) while rest 54 nos for IAF( 38 mk3 and 16 mk4). The delivered nos of Army was 40 nos from earlier order and 22 nos for IAF. The total no of ...
by sankum
17 May 2012 08:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 889622

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

According to newsreports th delivery of Su30MKI was being ramped upto 28/year by HAL including assembly of 40nos direct from Russia in semi knocked down kits. Hal production can be expected @16/year though delay has been reported in this as now complete aircraft has to be built from raw material sta...
by sankum
11 May 2012 15:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 206604

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

HAL-CONNECT-ISSUE-2

PT2 of Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) commenced
flight testing after modification of 3 primary flight
control system circuits in Feb 2012.
by sankum
28 Dec 2011 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 211266

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

IAF AKASH order is 8sq=16 batteries is for 1000 sam i.e, 62.5 sam per battery. While IA 2regi=12 batteries is for 1500 sam i.e, 125 sam per battery which is too high a number for 4 launchers with 12 ready to launch sams. IA 2 regi is replacement for 1500 kvadrat sam with 160 launchers with around 9....
by sankum
06 Jun 2011 15:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 3953
Views: 914407

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

A two helina launcher with cooling system for seeker weighs 170Kg. Therefore only 8 helinas in four launcher will be carried which will weigh 4*170=680Kg.
by sankum
02 Jun 2011 07:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 976355

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

http://mod.nic.in/reports/AR-eng-2011.pdf
MOD report 2010-2011 online.
Downloaded it but could not open as the file is damaged.
by sankum
14 Jan 2011 05:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion
Replies: 3957
Views: 889622

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion

Around October 2010 the reported figure of Su30 from HAL was 80 nos and direct from was Russia 50 nos i.e 130 nos. 2 have crashed therefore net 128nos. This was a newspaper report on HAL.

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