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Arjun MBT News & Discussions

Discussion in 'Indian Army' started by Indian_Idol, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Luttapi

    Luttapi 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    US generals are of opinion that Abraham has reached the end of its upgradation. Now their contention is that tanks work well only with air support and is not much important. Our Arjun has more protection than Abraham. If more protection is added to Abraham it would be super heavy and will not be able to transport by plane. At present Arjun can be transported by Globel Master plane.
     
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    X_Killer Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Abram m1a3 weighs 63 Tons whereas Arjun mk2 weighs ~68 Tons.
    Transportation through plane means that they have to transport 2 tanks instead of 3 if weight exceeds the limit.
     
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    Abingdonboy Major Technical Analyst

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    System configuration for @DRDO_India's 1500 HP - 12 cylinder diesel engine meant for main battle tanks.
     
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    Guynextdoor Lt. Colonel SENIOR MEMBER

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    what is the status of this? I hope they develop this and hand it over to Kirloskar or someone like that. They'll make engines for both trucks and tanks using this.
     
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    I want to add something that this Engine is meant for FMBT : Future Main Battle Tank
     
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    http://www.livemint.com/Politics/HU...tical-deficiency-in-supply-of-ammunition.html
     
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    T-72 fitted with ERA tiles developed for Arjun Mk2:


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    And some people will still wonder why it is better to develop your own equipment rather than buying off the shelf developed by someone else for their own requirements.
     
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    I wonder what the hell is this, what is this logic of using one tank in all kinds of terrain, if u want different kinds of planes & ships what's the problem in having a mix of heavy, medium & light tanks, why should we transport Arjuns in planes, these tanks r specifically made for agression, to move into enemy territory, when we have our strike corps just few kilometers from pakistani border, which fool wants to transport Arjun to Himalayas, we have T72 for airlifting them into enemy territory, Pakistani antitank missiles can blow the shit out of light tanks, reason we need heavy armour tanks, like ancient formations like cavelry & elephants each have their own advantages, remember Alexander pissed in his phants seeing the elephant formations.
     
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    Is this Desi or TOT?, our private companies can make excellent engines, like mahindras & tata's.
     
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    See Americans have different needs they r expeditionary army, they need their tanks to be transported to far off countries, where will india transport out striking tanks, which fool wants Arjun tanks in LEH or Sikkim, our enemy is right next to us, our striking corps are all near the border what's the use of transporting striking formation tanks in planes, for air lifting we have T72&T90, today we need good armour, pakistan has good antitank missiles, they will blow the shit out of these medium tanks, Arjun is one tank they fear not the T90.
     
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    Developed by DRDO.
    Unable to understand your concern.
    Generally americans use their tanks mostly in one type of terrain whereas India have various terrain as their warzones including High altitude, dessert, cold region, etc.
    Everything is resolved except overweight issues.
     
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    Its foolishness to think like liquor is the medicine for all illness, Why should we use Arjuns in mountains, & cold regions, the main adversary so will attack india with tanks is pakistan, Arjuns r specific to pakistan, we need beasts to plough our enemies, T90 r not up to the mark against Pakistani T80 & anti tank missiles, we have many other alternative for airlifting tanks lik T72 & BMP's , Arjuns also used for terrain that is Punjab & Rajasthan, its very long boundary, 125 or 500 tanks r miniscule, there r many frontiers where v can take Arjuns to Lahore, we need heavy armoured tanks, T90 is only usefull in mass mobilization, utterly bad in city environments take my word.
     
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    ???? .... T90 are bad??? do you have any data to back you clam???

    Also , the T90 are battle tested, where the Russian (and possible syrian crews) have been using them in urban combat



    This T90 Survived the hit!

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    https://warisboring.com/what-a-t-90-tank-looks-like-after-being-hit-with-a-tow-missile/
     

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