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INDIA TO RECEIVE ARMED HERON DRONES FROM ISRAEL

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by defc0n, Jul 5, 2017.

  1. kakathiya

    kakathiya FULL MEMBER

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    What happened to our own drones?, "Rustom2" we have stopped hearing about them, so our govt agencies fail to deliver, forcing us to buy & buy, I hear that pakistan have a drone of their own called "burraq" how is it different from this?
     
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    Agent_47 Admin - Blog Staff Member MODERATOR

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    Different class of UAVs. We don't have anything like Heron-TP like in development. Burraq is a chinese UAV in green paint. Its similar class of Rustom-1.
     
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    randomradio Mod Staff Member MODERATOR

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    Does that include Indian territory where we do not have control over? :wink:
     
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  4. kakathiya

    kakathiya FULL MEMBER

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    Y is it that india is struggling to make drones, Chinese r reverse engineering drones, exporting commercial drones, even many Indian agencies r using small Chinese drones, why have v failed in making drones?
     
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    Blackjay Developers Guild Developers -IT and R&D

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    :angel::angel::angel:
     
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    randomradio Mod Staff Member MODERATOR

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    I think it's because we started late and put very little money into it.
     
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  7. Vyom

    Vyom Captain GEO STRATEGIC ANALYST

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    You still haven't answered the question. Why are we buying them in the first place ? They don't fit anywhere, unless we are planning to take out Cross LoC raids, where as Pakistan's national birds start migration from India.

    ..or have them operating in Afghanistan, if I am reading this right, we are likely to land 15,000 troops in western Afg. Leaving the Af-Pak FUBAR to NATO.
     
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  8. zebra7

    zebra7 Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    Who wants to hit the pakistani soil, rather the POK, which is claimed by India, thus disputed, and targeting it does not means violation of any international law.
     
  9. zebra7

    zebra7 Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    Wrong our policy states that no use of airpower against Indians, not for the terrorist from across the border.
     
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    zebra7 Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    Buraq is chinese CH3.
     
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    Anish BANNED BANNED

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    No shortage of Indians in PoK terror camps.

    So that is not correct
     
  12. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate Staff Member MODERATOR

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    IPR adherence and sheer laziness.
     
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  13. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate Staff Member MODERATOR

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    Stand off targeting is in the pipeline. Rumour has it, a Heron TP tasted blood few days back. That, of course, remains rumour.
    No, no troops heading into West for operations. However, usage of West as springboard for operations into our west is not ruled out.
     
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    Hellfire Devil's Advocate Staff Member MODERATOR

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    No. We have taken a conscious decision to not use air power in combat roles in anti terror operations to ensure limitation of collateral damage. I am pretty certain and sure of that :)
     
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  15. zebra7

    zebra7 Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    If you are asking me, who have spend years in Kashmir, then the Kashmiri militants are considered as the 3rd rated by the Supreme Authority sitting in the Rawalpindi. All hardcore suicidal attack are carried out by the Pakistani Punjabi Sarkari Jihadi. Indians/Kashmiri crossing the border in POK for the training are used as the carriers to carry weapons, and provide the local support in the valley. For the Burhan Wani, he was just the poster boy, and thousands pics with AK 47 smiling dosen't change the fact, that he might have the heart to fire on the armed convoy, and less you speak of the state of his mental condition or his underwear or pant, when he found himself surrounded by the IA, where he was killed.
     

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