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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby John » 20 Feb 2016 16:41

Austin,
Sorry didn't finish that statement i know it is Kirov. I meant to say only thing they can do is keep Kirov and Slava cruisers operational as long as possible. Since their new DDG program is a absolute mess, with ever shifting priorities leading to constant redesigns, corruption and in fighting among SY.

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Postby Singha » 20 Feb 2016 20:21

all they need is large cheap hulls to pack in dozens of long range missiles. the distances to release points are not much - near norway to target baltic republics & northern europe, a short black sea or Med cruise ... the intelligence is in the missiles.
they need their Spruance class clone and not some over armed "leader" class.

a show of force could be follow the chechen militia trail to libya and send the kirov to ripple fire 80 missiles at dusk .... would be quite a impressive sight.

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Postby Aditya G » 21 Feb 2016 22:49

For Philip Saar:

Project 22160

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Yep, that's a VLS in the stern. 57 mm cannon and VLS SAMs out front.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby John » 21 Feb 2016 23:20

Singha wrote:all they need is large cheap hulls to pack in dozens of long range missiles. the distances to release points are not much - near norway to target baltic republics & northern europe, a short black sea or Med cruise ... the intelligence is in the missiles.
they need their Spruance class clone and not some over armed "leader" class.

a show of force could be follow the chechen militia trail to libya and send the kirov to ripple fire 80 missiles at dusk .... would be quite a impressive sight.


Not sure why they could not have just built a few Project 21956 DDG which seemed quite reasonable and they could have exported a couple to keep costs low. Rather the leader class seem to border to utter on ridiculousness it is never going to get built. Now they force to keep their cruisers operational well into 2020's eating up their resources in maintaining these very expensive cold war vessels.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby member_23370 » 22 Feb 2016 01:01

None of these small ASW ships are very small. They are all 1200-1300 tonne , more like our Khukris in displacement and closer to Petyas in role. IN wants a 650 tonne ship which would be closer to Visby for ASW role.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 22 Feb 2016 08:59

John wrote:Austin,
Sorry didn't finish that statement i know it is Kirov. I meant to say only thing they can do is keep Kirov and Slava cruisers operational as long as possible. Since their new DDG program is a absolute mess, with ever shifting priorities leading to constant redesigns, corruption and in fighting among SY.


These issues are common if designing of DDG with nuclear propulsion and every piece of equipment procured from home country which mean developing so many ancillary industry even before putting the kneel was that simple then many countries would have designed and built their own DDG or even smaller class of ships.

The only SY where there is no corruption fighting etc are the SY of Goras they have institutionalised corruption and rest these issue are common including our own yard.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Kartik » 24 Feb 2016 10:18

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Yak answers Russia's call for basic trainer

Throughout the early Cold War era, most Eastern bloc pilots took their first training flights in the classic Yakovlev Yak-18 trainer. From the mid-1970s the all-metal Yak-52 entered service to provide elementary training, and is still in limited use today with DOSAAF, Russia’s military-affiliated aero club organization. Now the Russian air force is procuring a new generation of Yak trainers to provide new equipment for DOSAAF.

Being displayed at Singapore for the first time in model form as part of the United Aircraft Corporation exhibit, the 3,285-pound (1,490-kg) MTOW Yak-152 is a tandem two-seat trainer with a 500-hp Raikhlin Aircraft Engine Developments (RED) A03 diesel engine. This modern powerplant was developed in Germany, and its initial flight tests were undertaken in a converted Yak-52. The engine’s V-12 layout marks a departure for Yakovlev’s trainers, which have almost universally been powered by various Ivchenko/Vedeneyev radial engines.

Development of the Yak-152 began in the late 1990s for a Russian air force requirement, losing out to the Sukhoi Su-49 design in 2001, although that program was ultimately shelved. The Yak-152 design was subsequently reborn, in collaboration with Hongdu, to fulfill a Chinese trainer requirement. A prototype of the Hongdu/Yakovlev CJ-7 first flew in late 2010, powered by a Vedeneyev M-14X radial engine.

In 2014, the Yak-152 was resurrected for a new Russian requirement. The RED A03-powered aircraft answers the “Ptichka VVS” requirement for an elementary trainer and pilot screening aircraft. It forms part of the UTK-Yak training complex with the Yak-130 jet trainer, simulators and classroom trainers.

Yakovlev has always prided itself on the aerobatic capabilities of its trainers, and the Yak-152 has G limits of +8/-6 with two on board, or +9/-7 with one. The aircraft has a top speed of 310 mph (500 km/h), a range of 932 miles (1,500 km) and a landing field requirement of 1,380 ft (420 m) on a hard runway and 1,230 ft (375 m) on grass. The Yak-152 is fitted with the Zvezda SKS-94M2 escape system.

Following the construction of a mock-up in 2014, Yakovlev is producing four prototypes for trials, including static and fatigue test specimens. Flight trials with the two flying prototypes are scheduled for this year, with production likely to start in 2017. Russian requirements are for around 150 aircraft to replace Yak-52s.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 24 Feb 2016 11:34

PD-14 - the engine of progress

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October 30, 2015 began testing the new Russian aircraft engine PD-14 on IL-76LL flying laboratory. This is an event of exceptional importance. According to appreciate its value to help 10 interesting facts about the turbojet engines in general and on the TP-14 in particular.

1. Achievement of humanity


Turbojet (THD) - one of the major technical achievements of mankind, which can be put on a par with the invention of the wheel, sail, steam engine, the internal combustion engine, rocket engine and nuclear reactor. It is thanks to TRD our planet suddenly became small and cozy. Anyone can in a matter of hours comfortably and safely get to the most remote corner of it.

According to statistics, only one flight of 8 million end accident with loss of life. Even if you do every day to sit on an occasional flight, you will need 21,000 years to die in a plane crash. According to statistics, walking many times more dangerous than flying. And all this is largely due to the incredible reliability of modern aircraft engines.

2. The miracle of technology


But THD - an extremely complex device. In the most difficult conditions of work of its turbine. Its most important element - the blade with which the kinetic energy of the gas stream is converted into mechanical energy of rotation. One paddle, and them in each step of aviation turbine, there are about 70, develops a power equal to the power of "Formula 1" car engine, and at the speed of about 12 thousand. RPM centrifugal force acting on it is equal to 18 tonnes, equivalent to load on the double-decker London bus suspension.

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But that's not all. Gas temperature, which is in contact with the blade, almost equal to half the temperature on the surface of the sun. This value is 200 ° C higher than the melting point of the metal from which the blade is made. Imagine this task required not to melt an ice cube in a furnace heated to 200 ° C. Designers manage to solve the problem of cooling the blade by internal air channels, and special coatings. It is not surprising that one blade is eight times more expensive than silver. To create just this little part that fits in your palm, you need to develop more than a dozen sophisticated technologies. And each of these technologies as a major guarded state secret.

3. Technology Turbojet important atomic secrets

In addition to domestic companies only US company (Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Honeywell), England (Rolls-Royce) and France (Snecma) possess a full cycle of creation of modern turbojet technology. That is, countries that produce modern aircraft turbojet engine, smaller than the countries possessing nuclear weapons or launching satellites into space. Long-term efforts in China, for example, has so far not led to success in this area. The Chinese quickly copied and equipped with the Su-27 Russian fighter own systems, releasing it under the symbol J-11. However, the copy of his engine AL-31F they did not succeed, so China still has to buy this is no longer the most modern turbojet engines in Russia.

4. PD-14 - the first domestic aircraft engine 5th generation


Progress in the aircraft engine is characterized by several parameters, but it is considered one of the main gas temperature before the turbine. The transition to each new generation of turbojet, and account for a total of five, was characterized by an increase of the temperature of 100-200 degrees. Thus, the temperature of the gas from TRD 1st Generation, introduced in the late 1940s, no more than 1150 ° K, in the 2nd generation (1950-ies.), This figure rose to 1250 ° K, in the 3rd generation (1960.), this parameter rose to 1450 ° K for engines 4th generation (1970-1980.) the gas temperature reached to 1650 ° K. The blades of the turbine engine 5-th generation, the first examples of which emerged in the West in the mid-90s, working at a temperature of 1900 ° K. Currently, only 15% of the world engines in use are of the 5th generation.

One blade of aviation turbine develops power, "Formula 1" equal to power a car engine

Increasing the temperature of the gas, as well as the new design scheme, primarily dual-circuit, allow for 70 years of Turbojet made impressive progress. For example, the ratio of thrust to weight ratio has increased over this period by 5 times and to modern models came to 10. The degree of compression of the air in the compressor is increased by 10 times: from 5 to 50, the number of compressor stages decreased by half - from an average of 20 to 10. Specific fuel consumption of modern turbojet halved compared with the engines of the 1st generation. Every 15 years there is a doubling of passenger traffic in the world with almost constant total cost of fuel worldwide fleet of aircraft.

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At present, Russia produces only a civil aircraft engine 4th generation - the PS-90. If we compare it with the PD-14, then two engines similar weight (2950 kg in the basic version of the PS-90A and 2870 kg at the PD-14), the size (diameter of the fan in both 1.9 m), the compression ratio (35.5 and 41) and the take-off thrust (16 and 14 ton).

In this high-pressure compressor PD-14 consists of 8 stages, while the PS-90 - 13 at a lower total degree of compression. Bypass ratio in PD-14 is twice as high (4.5 in PS-90 and 8.5 in PD-14) with the same fan diameter. As a result, the specific fuel consumption at cruise flight at 15% PD-14 will fall, according to preliminary estimates, compared with existing engines: up to 0,53-0,54 kg / (kg · h) vs. 0.595 kg / (kg · h ) of PS-90


5. PD-14 - the first aircraft engine, created in Russia after the collapse of the USSR


When Vladimir Putin congratulated Russian experts with the beginning of the test the PD-14, he said that the last time such an event took place 29 years ago in our country. Most likely, there was a mean 26 December 1986 when the first flight of the IL-76LL the program PS-90A test.

The Soviet Union was a great aviation power. In the 1980s in the USSR worked eight most powerful aircraft engine design bureau. Often, firms compete with each other, as was the practice to give the same job two OKB. Alas, times have changed. After the collapse of the 1990s had to collect all the power industry to implement a project to create a modern engine. In fact, the formation of the 2008 UEC (United Engine Corporation), with many enterprises which actively cooperates VTB Bank, and was aimed at creating an organization capable of not only preserve the competence of the country in gas turbine manufacture, but also to compete with the leading companies of the world.

The prime contractor of the project is a PD-14 OKB "Aircraft Engine" (Perm), which, by the way, to develop and PS-90. Mass production is organized at the Perm Engine Plant, but parts and accessories will be manufactured in the country. In cooperation involved Ufa Engine Industrial Association (UMPO), NPO "Saturn" (Rybinsk), NPTSG "Salute" (Moscow), "Metallist-Samara" and many others.

6. PD-14 - motor for the main plane of the XXI century


One of the most successful projects in the field of civil aviation of the USSR was a medium-range Tu-154. Released in 1026 piece quantities. He was for many years the basis of "Aeroflot" park. Alas, the time is coming, and the workaholic does not meet modern requirements either in economy or ecology (noise and emissions). The main weakness of the Tu-154 - engine 3rd generation D-30KU with high specific fuel consumption (0.69 kg / (kg · h).

States producing modern turbojet aircraft, less than countries with nuclear weapons

The newcomer to replace the Tu-154 medium-range Tu-204 engines with 4th generation PS-90 in the disintegration of the country and the free market could not compete with foreign manufacturers, even in the fight for domestic airlines. Meanwhile, the medium-range single-aisle aircraft segment, which is dominated by Boeing-737 and Airbus 320 (only in 2015 were delivered to airlines in the world 986 pcs.), - The mass, and the presence on it - a necessary condition for the preservation of the domestic civil aircraft. Thus, in the early 2000s, an urgent need to create a new generation competitive TRD has been identified for the medium-haul aircraft in the 130-170 seats. That plane should be MS-21 (the main plane of the XXI century), developed by the United Aircraft Corporation. The problem is incredibly difficult, as competition with Boeing and Airbus could not bear not only the Tu-204, but no other aircraft in the world. It is under the MS-21 and PD-14 is being developed. Success in this project will be akin to the economic miracle, but such initiatives - the only way for the Russian economy to get off the oil needle.

7. The PD-14 - basic design for the engine family

The letters "PD" stands for forward-looking engine, while the number of 14 - ton thrust in-confidence. PD-14 - is the base engine for the family of turbojet thrust from 8 to 18 ton. Business idea of ​​the project is that all these engines are based on the unified gas generator a high degree of perfection. The gasifier - TRD is the heart, which includes a high pressure compressor, combustor and turbine. It is these nodes manufacturing techniques, especially the so-called hot parts, are critical.

The family of engines based on PD-14 will equip modern powerplants almost all Russian planes from PD-7 for short-haul "Sukhoi Superjet 100" to the PD-18, which can be installed on the flagship of the Russian aircraft - long-range Il-96. Planned to develop a helicopter engine PD-10 to replace the Ukrainian D-136 on the world's largest Mi-26 helicopter on the basis of PD-14 gas generator. The same engine can also be used on the Russian-Chinese heavy helicopters, of which the development has begun. On the basis of the gas generator PD-14 can be created, and so the necessary Russian gas compressor plants and gas turbine power plants with capacity from 8 to 16 MW.

8. PD-14 - it's 16 critical technologies


For the PD-14, under the leadership of the Central Institute of Aviation Motors (CIAM), the head SRI industry and OKB "Aircraft Engine" was developed 16 critical technologies: monocrystalline blades of high pressure turbine promising cooling system for operation at the gas temperature to 2000 ° K, hollow wide-fan blade is made of titanium alloy, which made it possible to increase the efficiency of the fan stage by 5% compared to the PS-90, low-emission combustion chamber of the intermetallic alloy, sound-absorbing structures made of composite materials, ceramic coatings on the details of the hot part, the hollow blades of low pressure turbine and etc.

PD-14 will continue to improve. At MAKS-2015 it was already possible to see created in CIAM prototype of wide blades of carbon fiber fan, the mass of which is 65% by weight of hollow titanium blades used today. The stand CIAM could see the prototype gear, which is supposed to equip the PD-18R modification. Reducer will reduce the fan speed, so that is not tied to the turbine turns, it will work in a more effective manner. It is expected to raise to 50 ° K and the temperature of the gas before the turbine. This will increase the PD-18R to 20 ton thrust and reduce specific fuel consumption by 5%.


9. PD-14 - 20 is the new materials


When you create a PD-14 developers from the outset staked on domestic materials. It was clear that Russian companies under any circumstances do not provide access to new materials of foreign production. Here the leading role played by the All-Russian Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM), with the participation of which is for PD-14 developed about 20 new materials.

But to create a material - is half the battle. Sometimes Russian metals superior to overseas, but for use in civil aircraft engine certification is required by international standards. Otherwise, the engine, no matter how he was good, was not allowed to fly outside of Russia. The rules here are very strict, since we are talking about people's safety. The same applies to the motor manufacturing process: industry enterprises required by the European Aviation Safety Agency certification standards (EASA). All this will make to strengthen the culture of production, and under the new technologies necessary to the industry upgrading. The very development of PD-14 took place on the new digital technology, allowing for 7-th instance of the engine has been assembled in Perm on the technology of serial production, while earlier experimental batch was produced in an amount of up to 35 copies.

The development of modern engine takes 1.5-2 times longer than the development of the aircraft


PD-14 is to get to the next level of the entire industry. But what to say, even a flying laboratory IL-76LL after several years of inactivity in need of retrofitting equipment. I found a job and stands for the unique CIAM, allowing on the ground to simulate flight conditions. In general, the PD-14 project will preserve Russia more than 10,000 highly skilled jobs.

10. PD-14 - the first domestic engine, which directly competes with western analogue


The development of modern engine takes 1.5-2 times longer than the development of the aircraft. From a situation where the engine does not have time to test the top of the aircraft, for which it is intended, aircraft manufacturers are facing, alas, regularly. That's MS-21 rolled out the first instance will take place at the beginning of 2016, and the test of PD-14 has only just begun. However, in the project from the outset envisaged alternative: MS-21, customers can choose between PD-14 and PW1400G company Pratt & Whitney. It is with the American engine of MS-21, and will take the first flight, and with it the PD-14 to compete for a place under the wing.

In comparison with a competitor, PD-14 is slightly inferior to the economy, but it is lighter, has a significantly smaller diameter (1.9 m vs. 2.1), and therefore less resistance. And one more feature: Russian experts deliberately went for a simplification of the design. Baseline PD 14 uses a fan drive gear, and are not adjustable nozzle applies an external circuit, it has lower gas temperature before turbine, which simplifies achieving reliability and life. Therefore, the engine PD-14 is cheaper and, according to preliminary estimates, it will require less costly maintenance and repair. By the way, in a fall in oil prices is lower operating costs, and cost-effectiveness are not skhemoobrazuyuschim factor and the main competitive advantage of the aircraft engine. In general, direct operating costs MS-21 PD-14 may be 2.5% lower than with the American version of the engine.

Today ordered MS-21 175, 35 of them - with the engine PD-14.
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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Philip » 24 Feb 2016 12:08

Small cheap missile craft/corvettes armed with ultra-modern missiles are the nightmare of larger blue-water navies operating in the littorals,esp in narrow straits.The biggest nightmare for the USN is the Persian Gulf and Iran's RG bumboats.Iran ahs both RG and reg navy small craft ,some that could be used in suicide attacks ,others armed with anti-ship missiles,apart from the hundreds of missiles in coastal batteries. With sanctions lifted,new Ru missiles could be on Iran's large shopping list being sent to Moscow.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby habal » 24 Feb 2016 12:36

the robustness & durability of a 'well-made' fully automatic AK-47 has to be seen in these 2 videos. In first one, the AK is local made avg parts, the second one is better quality closer to the russian/bulgarian versions.



It will catch fire, but it won't stop shooting.

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Postby Kartik » 25 Feb 2016 02:52

Algeria orders more Russian Mi-26T2 helicopters

Having taken delivery of six Mil Mi-26T2 helicopters in 2015-16, Algeria has firmed up an option for eight more, for delivery in 2017-18. The North African country was effectively the launch customer for the upgraded version of the heavy-lift machine. Russian arms vendor Rosoboronexport was the intermediary between the customer, the Russian Helicopters holding company, and its subsidiary Rostvertol, which produces the Mi-26. It is the world’s largest rotorcraft in serial production.

As of today, the T2 version is operational only in Algeria. The Russian defense ministry has declared an intent to buy some but has yet to formalize a purchase agreement. China took an additional Mi-26T last year and is considering the T2. The Mi-26T2 is the most recent version of the baseline Mi-26. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 56 metric tons (123,500 pounds) and a maximum payload of 20 tons (44,000 pounds). With a full payload, the helicopter can cover nearly 600 km (320 nm) at a cruise speed of 255 km/h (138 knots). The Mi-26T2 is distinguishable though a state-of-the-art BREO-26 cockpit package from Russian avionics group KRET. It features a glass cockpit of five LCDs, digital data processing, satellite-aided navigation, night flying capability, secure datalink and built-in health-monitoring system. Aircrew is reduced to two to three from five or six for the baseline version.

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Postby Austin » 27 Feb 2016 09:57

Vehical for Special Forces demonstrated by FSB

http://bmpd.livejournal.com/1761301.html




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Armored Car "Faklkatus" (Falcatus), referred to as "protected vehicle for SPC" is fulfilled since 2010 is closely connected with the FSB Moscow ZAO "Fort technology" as a further development of the development started in his time on the ZIL on "The Punisher," the Ministry of Defense Russia. To date, "Fort technology" has built several prototypes "Falkatusa", differing from each other, and performed by the known data, double-axle chassis "rally" KAMAZ-4911. Full combat weight of samples, reportedly as high as 12 tons.

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The prototype armored vehicle "Viking", also created ZAO "Fort technology" on the same chassis KamAZ-4911 on the basis developed in the Bauman Moscow State Technical University project BKM-49111

Caught on Camera during trials last year on road


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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 28 Feb 2016 21:43

T-90S Modernized Main battle tank


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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby kit » 28 Feb 2016 23:41

I suppose all these weaponry will be going for "trials" in syria :mrgreen:

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Postby Philip » 01 Mar 2016 12:35

Tx Aus for that excellent T-90S video presentation.The CVRDE/Avadi should take a cue from it and make an Arjun MK-2 presentation both for the IA and firang customers.

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Postby Austin » 03 Mar 2016 10:00

Iraqi combat helicopter Mi-28NE, strafing Islamist positions using unguided rockets S-13 and 30-mm 2A42 gun.


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Postby Austin » 03 Mar 2016 15:41

New Presidential Car ( Made in Russia )

Published the first photos of the SUV project "Cortege"

http://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/74848/

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Postby Vipul » 03 Mar 2016 20:46

^^ It would be nice to have a comparative test of Arjun-MK II with the latest iteration of the Tin can.It will be good use of the newly developed thermobaric and other rounds developed by DRDO for the Arjuns. :D

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Postby raghava » 03 Mar 2016 21:42

Vipul wrote:^^ It would be nice to have a comparative test of Arjun-MK II with the latest iteration of the Tin can.It will be good use of the newly developed thermobaric and other rounds developed by DRDO for the Arjuns. :D


while we would all like to see further orders of the Arjun, if this Thermo Baric round is really that good, expect it to figure in indigeniously manufactured shells for the T90 as well.

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Postby Austin » 04 Mar 2016 09:01

Borei Class SSBN ( Photo )

Alexander Nevsky http://files.balancer.ru/forums/attache ... 140019.jpg
Vladimir Monomakh http://files.balancer.ru/forums/attache ... 140928.jpg

Inside the Alexander Nevesky SSBN


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Postby Shreeman » 04 Mar 2016 10:03

How can they make videos like this? All their secrets are now out. Their signatures are known. For crying out loud seagull poop is highly acidic, all the anechoic properties will be gone even if it does not scratch a few tiles with beak or make a nest in the sonar hole. At this rate, the seagull noise will reveal the position, no sonar needed, just get a simple microphone!

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Postby Singha » 04 Mar 2016 10:38

people who have it flaunt it. sends a message that none should mess or they will rip their hearts out and eat it raw.

people who dont have it hide under various fig leaves like MAD (minimum apologetic deterrent), recessed deterrent, demated warheads, 1 icbm test every 5 years, we shall not test new warheads because 45kt ones are sufficient ....

karhwa sacch saar.

if you want street cred you got to atleast beat up some weaker opponents. our strategic posture is that of a dharmic sadhu roaming around preaching world peace, getting yelled at by women, stoned by the kids, barked by the dogs ... all the while threatening we shall run back to our ashram and nuke them on the next visit :rotfl:

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Postby Austin » 04 Mar 2016 12:31

^^ Singha , Shree its more about the gradual culture of openness our armed forces/MOD are getting in tune with.

I remember in 90's or late 80's I would go through every India Today , Frontline and Illustrated Weekly available at Newsstand and Raddiwala ( correct every Raddiwala in my area knew me in my school days as I used to harress them for these magazine , just a sight of me at their shop I used to get a standard reply waha pada hai dekh lo :D ) to get some glimpse or just 1 picture of Kilo or Type -209 Subs we had

Come 90's the situation was slightly better , Illustrated Weekly no more existed , Frontline , IT had better coverage and better pictures no U tube those days , Come 2000's and late 2000's I could see much better picture of Indian Subs , Video of Modernised Kilo on Youtube , Cable TV channel like NDTV , Timesnow etc producing good coverage of Indian Subs etc.

Eventually we would see some good coverage of INS Arihant , INS Chakra in due course of time once it gets commissioned and MOD clears such coverage .....its just a matter of time and how MOD Babus are comfortable in showing Capabilities

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Postby deejay » 06 Mar 2016 14:36

Russia expands its airforce to almost 1500 jets in 2020. Youtube video analysis in link.

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/southfront-russia-expands-airforce-almost-1500-jets-2020/


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Postby Austin » 06 Mar 2016 16:44

Russia Receives 50 MiG-29 Fighter Order From North African Country
Source : Our Bureau ~ Dated : Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 08:48 AM
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An unnamed North African country has ordered 50 MiG-29M/M2s from Russia and will receive its first two fighter jets later this year.

RAC MiG Deputy General Alexey Beskibalov was quoted as saying by Ria Novosti that the deliveries are scheduled to complete by 2020. The payment for the jets has been made to Russia, he added.

The order is likely from Egypt as it had expressed interest in MiG-29 fighters, Mi-35 attack helicopters and other hardware in 2014. Egypt had agreed to buy 46 MiG-29s for US $2 billion.

Egypt is likely to replace its aging fleet of MiG-21s and Chinese J-7s with MiG-29s.


Iraq eyes potential MiG-29 procurement

http://www.janes.com/article/57971/iraq ... rocurement


An very old but still classic report on Mig-29M2 , IAF Upgrade to 29UPG is partially based on M2

http://web.archive.org/web/200802142002 ... _293.shtml

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Postby shiv » 06 Mar 2016 19:52

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Singha » 06 Mar 2016 20:25

kuznetsov will deploy to Med this summer

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby SaiK » 07 Mar 2016 05:31

do they need to design it like a regular tank? I was thinking DRDO will come up with one that is more like can take 60-70* gradients..

so if they flip, they can continue on the continuous tracks going round still grounded, with extra spikes and holds for slopes in the center/bottom.

can't they merge the turret, guns, engines everything into one low profile body and these tracks and sprockets almost engulfing the body. they can turn little slow, which doesn't matter on the mountains.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby rajsunder » 07 Mar 2016 22:10

A new Forward swept wing Intermediate Jet Training Aircraft
http://www.popularmechanics.com/militar ... ard-wings/

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby member_22733 » 07 Mar 2016 22:25

shiv wrote:Ruffy, cousin of Huffy and Tuffy
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idrw.org/russia-unveils-robots-for-the-military/#more-89311


I do hope we have some projects along similar lines. The next "world war", if there is going to be such a thing, would be mostly fought by autonomous drones and fighting machines like the above.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Singha » 08 Mar 2016 15:40

lot of pics of recent mil exercises

http://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/74959/

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Singha » 08 Mar 2016 15:46

I wonder if something like the ww2 cheap bren gun carrier (used by anzacs in tobruk per my commando comics) would be useful in himalayan theater.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 08 Mar 2016 16:01

Mi-26 - the largest helicopter in the world operating in Siberia - Photo Report

http://www.sdelanounas.ru/blogs/74885/

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 08 Mar 2016 16:02

rajsunder wrote:A new Forward swept wing Intermediate Jet Training Aircraft
http://www.popularmechanics.com/militar ... ard-wings/


More Photos of SR-10

http://www.sdelanounas.ru/blogs/74856/

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Singha » 08 Mar 2016 18:08

Singha wrote:lot of pics of recent mil exercises

http://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/74959/


note the COTS panasonic toughbook laptop used as battlefield map terminal in one of the series showing a unit level UAV and AP radar

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 09 Mar 2016 16:30

Russian female paratroopers , Many women are serving in the renowned 76th Pskov Division of the Airborne Forces.


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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 10 Mar 2016 12:30

Story of Sukhoi KNAAPO aviation plant


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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Prem » 11 Mar 2016 04:01

http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Securi ... ampaign=im
Russian factory test flies attack helicopter

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- Russia's Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company is testing new all-weather reconnaissance and attack helicopter Kamov Ka-52 Alligator.The pre-delivery tests are being conducted in Arsenyev, which is Located in the Russia's Far Eastern Primorsky territory and involve the helicopter gunships performing basic air maneuvers.The Kamov Ka-52 Alligator, designated by NATO as the Hokum B, is a two-seat variant of the Kamov Ka-50, which has a maximum speed of 196 miles per hour and a range of 339 miles.Tass said Progress ACC intends to boost the production of civil and military helicopters in 2018 and will manufacture the Ka-52 naval modification, a new civil multipurpose helicopter Ka-62, and the Ka-52 scout-attack helicopter.

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Austin » 11 Mar 2016 15:12

MI-28N (Night Hunter). Military acceptance ( use English translator )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzUqtaZ1Dkw

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Re: Russian weapons and military technology

Postby Aditya G » 14 Mar 2016 01:06

oscar class cutaway:

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