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subram wrote:My guess about the sensor package on the LCH, being mounted above the chin is that, it probably is better suited for targeting at places above the altitude of the helicopter (kargil scenario - enemy being at higher altitudes).
Another interesting point from the pictures (which are amazing btw) is the chiselled tail of the LCH, which look a bit like comache !!
One of the tactics employed by combat helos is to hide behind a hill with just the nose with the sensors just above the hill. This way they can track/target and fire guided missiles at the enemy targets while remaining hidden and protected by the hill.
Vick wrote:I have a feeling that the FLIR ball on the LCH will be replaced with a much larger unit.
If the IAF/IA want the LCH to be able to discern targets at 5km - 7km (as DRDO is claiming for the Nag), they are going to need larger apertures for the TV and IR CCDs. That FLIR ball might just be a place holder for now. engaging moving and stationary targets.
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