Russian Weapons & Military Technology

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby ArjunPandit » 03 Sep 2019 14:22

^^is that you philip?

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby vivek_ahuja » 06 Sep 2019 09:11

I recently saw the new Mi-38 being offered by the Mil folks. Pretty bird:
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Its a nice replacement (and more) for the Mi-17. And perhaps even the usual phoregn competitor for the IMRH when the time comes (or is the non-navy IMRH dead between the ALH and CH-47)?

Expect this to be on the options list when the time comes to get a Mi-17 replacement. So, as a fun exercise, I decided to run my helicopter performance software on the two birds as a comparison:
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Usual stuff and assumptions that you have seen before from my other plots, so I won't go into details on that.

For the same payload (5.5 tonnes at sea level), the Mi-38 does a lot better with manueverability and rate of climb, and also retains almost 50% more payload than a Mi-17 at 12,000 ft whilst also having better rate of climb.

Cool bird on paper.

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Indranil » 06 Sep 2019 09:34

Very easy on the eye.

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Khalsa » 06 Sep 2019 16:07

The angled landing gear gives away the lineage
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Gorgeous bird indeed

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Kartik » 13 Sep 2019 04:22

MTA is back! But as the Il-276 this time, to be developed by Ilyushin for Russia's competition for a Medium Multi-role Transport Aircraft. The Il-276 is the new name for the design that was earlier known as the Il-214 and supposed to have been worked on for the MTA program with India.

Russia opens competition for new medium airlifter

The Russian defense ministry has opened a competition for the design of a “Medium Military Transport Aircraft”, local abbreviation SVTS, that will replace the Antonov An-12 tactical airlifter. According to industry insiders, Ilyushin, Tupolev and Beriev are preparing to bid. Requirements for the SVTS were put together in November last year. Although details are yet to emerge, it is expected that the future aircraft is likely be a twinjet able to carry a payload of 20 tonnes (44,092 lb) over a distance of several thousand kilometers.

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Ilyushin began studies into a next-generation twinjet tactical airlifter back in the mid-1990s. Initially referred to as the Il-214, the design changed designation to the Il-276 for PR reasons, so that it is percieved as a "half” of the larger Il-76MD-90A strategic four-jet airlifter being developed under Project 476. An exportable version designated as the Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) was in development from 2001 as a joint project between Russia and India. New Delhi closed it down in 2015. The following year, Ilyushin promised to complete development of the Il-214 on its own hoping to win a Russian MoD order for 100 such aircraft.

The project has suffered repeated delays. Recently the target dates for the completion of the initial design, maiden flight, and entry into service were postponed until 2019, 2023, and 2026, respectively. Until more recently, however, there had been little evidence of the defense ministry’s desire to award an SVTS contract to another developer. It may well be that the customer changed its mind following a number of failures Ilyushin has experienced in making meaningful progress on teething problems, with the early production examples of Il-76MD-90As and its special-mission derivatives. Additionally, the design house is overloaded with many other projects, including the Il-114-300 regional turboprop, Il-96-400M widebody airliner, and its twin-engine derivative.

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Manish_P » 26 Sep 2019 11:48

:shock: This Russian submariner has b**ls larger than those of the walrus

Massive Walrus Naps on Submarine Hatch

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Aditya_V » 26 Sep 2019 13:55

Manish_P wrote::shock: This Russian submariner has b**ls larger than those of the walrus

Massive Walrus Naps on Submarine Hatch


This Particular Pic has been Photoshopped, the Walrus and the Sub are correct but the Man has been photoshopped and the pictures date back to 2006.

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Manish_P » 26 Sep 2019 14:04

Whew. Had seen videos of polar bear taking bite at a US sub and seals lazing around. But the Walrus was a first for me..

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby kit » 30 Sep 2019 14:01

https://www.janes.com/article/91563/russia-flies-mum-t-trial-with-okhotnik-uav-and-su-57-fighter

Russia has conducted a manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) test flight of its S-70 Okhotnik (Hunter) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and Sukhoi Su-57 combat aircraft.

The test flight, announced by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation on 27 September, took place out of an undisclosed Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) facility and lasted about 30 minutes.

As noted by the MoD, the Okhotnik UAV served as a ‘sensor-amplifier’ for the Su-57, flying out ahead of the manned aircraft and using its onboard sensors to feed information back to the pilot.

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Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Postby Austin » 01 Oct 2019 14:13

Tass Reports Oniks-M a modernised version of Onyx will be tested in next 1-2 month

Range Increase to 800 km from 450 for Onyx
The missile is equipped with an advanced control system and will be able to hit both sea and ground targets with greater accuracy.
The missile’s protection against the effects of electronic warfare is also increased
The Mass Dimension and Speed with remain the same and new fuel is used to increase range

https://tass.ru/armiya-i-opk/6925991
https://tass.ru/armiya-i-opk/6924455

Dr Pathak mentioned at MAKS 2019 that Brahmos range will be increased to 800 km in near future.


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