F-INSAS : Indias Future Infantry Soldier Project

Discussion in 'Indian Army' started by Manmohan Yadav, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. halloweene
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    halloweene Major STRATEGIST

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    TBH assault rifle is the less important part of the program. What is to be engineered is a net centric soldier. This goes far further the a single weapon. Or did i miss a point?
     
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    Can anybdy pls tell me which thermal sight is used in the F-INSAS program????
     
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    First of all... Welcome to IDF
    Second ...i don't think the thermal sights have been decide yet (may be)
     
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    F-INSAS is ncry for Indian army,as china modernize their army at high levels,we have to match with them,now the defence budget touched 100bl mark,and ours just 36 bl
     
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    i agree...we should increase military budget, whilst also increaing infrastructure projects ( india doesn't even have a proper water distribution service). To increase money for these two sectors, corruption needs to be dettoled away, maybe we should introduce very heavy fines for bribery. And if bribery indirectly affect national defense, maybe even death penalty
     
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    Which rifle does the pakistani army use?
     
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    Ah, its the German G-3, thats the standard issue weapon, although many
    other rifles are available including AKM (chinese copies) and U.S. M16s for special ops.
     
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    smestarz Lt. Colonel THINK TANK

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    Licence produced G-3 is the standard rifle, besides the weapons meantioned by Gessler they also use FN-2000
    FN F2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    any ideas gentelmen for the F-INSAS project ?! , my choice is Magpul MASADA (bushmaster / remington) ,cartridge can be changed from NATO , to strong 7.62 or 6.8 !! [​IMG]:rockroll:
     
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    We are slow and steady but still needs improvements
     
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    Mobility update on India's soldier modernisation programme

    One of the chief aims of F-INSAS is of course to lighten the load for the soldier in battle, which will subsequently enhance survival rates and operational effectiveness. Developers are working on retaining ballistic protection through a tactical vest that includes cover to the legs, groin, neck and collar, but does not chafe in hot and uncomfortable conditions nor impede the soldier's movement.

    Developers have been under pressure to reconcile a lighter load with the 'soldier as a system' concept, including the need to weave cabling and battery packs into clothing. Specifically, India's intention of providing Palmtop computers, fire proof undergarments, health monitoring sensors, and integrated respirators and sensors for chemical protection will all add to the 'on board' hardware requirements.Looking at the positives, an advance in new 'micro' technology, such as smaller communication devices and tablet PCs, should counter this in the long run, provided that systems remain flexible enough to make fast upgrades after the programme is finally rolled out into the battlefield.

    The Indian soldier's helmet will be made of a lighter-weight composite material so that it balances out the additions of the added, visor, camera and internal communication system, but still protects from 9mm carbine rounds and shrapnel.

    It is possible that armoured clothing could include a shear-thickening capability that not only disperses the impact of a gunshot or blast, but could potentially harness and transfer that energy for its own internal energy system.

    Simpler modifications are also being implemented to standard issue clothing to make the soldier more manoeuvrable, such as "modular" gloves that can be adapted for any type of weather and enable easy handling of a weapon.

    Back at the Ranch

    When it comes to survivability, most major militaries are anticipating a continued rise in urban and irregular warfare, which in turn is calling for a rising prioritisation for mobility over general protection.
    Exo-skeletal suits, a popular concept currently being evaluated by R&D teams worldwide are not believed to be an aspect of F-INSAS. Such suits – or 'Lower Body Units' (LBUs) – are intended to enhance a soldier's strength by providing a form-fitting machinized frame that augments the muscle power of the wearer.

    Integration of solar panel and nanotechnology systems to lighten the load has already been explored by British Armed Forces in tests to convert kinetic, solar and thermal energy into electricity, but admit that thermoelectric (TE) solutions could still be 5-10 years from incorporation into clothing, and longer still from seeing the battlefield. However, key to the planning phase of TE solutions is the concept of "building in redundancy" so that lightweight clothing, which is likely to tear, will simply see its electricity re-routed rather than severed.

    The US Future Force Warrior programme has entertained secondary applicable shear-thickening solutions to armour in order to enhance capability without adding to the load. One product looks to provide a spray-on option that stiffens on impact with the round in enough time to disperse the force, but testing and development remains ongoing, as it does with related ceramic and ferrofluid smart materials.

    IntelliBriefs: Mobility update on India's soldier modernisation programme
     
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    I hope the neigbours would get insulted with this project.:sick:
     

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