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INDIA TO RECEIVE ARMED HERON DRONES FROM ISRAEL

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

  1. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    90% of so called Jihadis are actually drug addicts or criminals on death row or likely to get death sentence for the crimes they did in Pakistan. They are brain washed and trained and sent to India. Pakistanis have learnt from China who harvest criminals for organs. Pakistan is harvesting these guys for proxy war.
     
  2. zebra7

    zebra7 Captain FULL MEMBER

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    What kind of collateral damage, in the mountains or forest, crossing the border. India could not be compared with the Syria, or the Tribal FATA, where PA is scarred of even entering the area. Long time ago, I saw the pictures, where the Bullets are solds as the vegetables in market in the tribal area near the Pak Afghan border, and people with AK-47 roaming freely. You could even purchase a Gas Mask, or a Soviet Tank or Anti Aircraft Gun.
     
  3. Anish

    Anish BANNED BANNED

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    You are deviating from topic.

    They are Indian citizens in PoK terror camps and GoI won't mind blowing them up using armed Heron drones.

    So policy of not using drones against Indians anywhere is not true.
     
  4. zebra7

    zebra7 Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Read my post again. The surgical/cross border raid will be carried out against the terror camp, and don't worry, you will find Pakistani Punjabi Students only, after being recruited from the Jamat Ud Dawa University, hired by Maulana Masood Corp. there. The Koshur speaking Kashmiri Muslims are only the Pigi Bags, used as a human mules to carry weapon across the border.
     
  5. randomradio

    randomradio Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Check post 28.
     
  6. zebra7

    zebra7 Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Unrelated to my comment
     
  7. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate THINKER

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    LC environ is not exclusively jungles/mountains as you are well aware. Targeted strikes after verification permit limiting of collateral damage.
     
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  8. Vyom

    Vyom Captain GEO STRATEGIC ANALYST

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    So the Heron TP is not to be used in CI ops, on our land, but it is to be used (Not yet) in Stand off targeting, but rumored to have been used already, somewhere (would be glad if you could share the rumored targets and the rumored conditions of its use ;) ).

    Also, use of west as a springboard for ops into our west will require some good pest control on the termites fed by the pindi walas.
     
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  9. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate THINKER

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    Only a rumour from a single source so far. So, not corroborated yet as a confirmed rumour.

    Think hard on this one, the answer is quite self apparent. :)
     
  10. Vyom

    Vyom Captain GEO STRATEGIC ANALYST

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    I get your point. I am just skeptical of the posture here. present day drones are useful in an environment without or low anti air defenses. I don't see a role in offensive points or in CI ops. at maximum they will be usefull in thwarting any in ward thrusts, given we have lost the entire Air force.
     
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    Hellfire Devil's Advocate THINKER

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    Nah, you did not get what I was referring to. And I am not going to pen it here.

    My suggestion is to consider these points:

    1. Phalcon in Indian air space and P8I over Arabian Sea. Detection of surface and aerial targets at 400 km average (450+ km for former, 370 Km approx for latter).

    2. Couple it to postures of the troops/assets along the region. Now conjecture needed and no more comments here :)
     
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  12. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate THINKER

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    @Vyom

    I have given 370 Km for P8I approx (on conservative side) as was discussing in bits and pieces with @X_Killer about the range on another thread. Ka-31 has a detection range of 150+ km for aerial targets and 250 + kms for surface maritime targets. Extrapolate it to P8I with much better sensors and radars and battle space integration ... :)
     
  13. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    and 35k feet cruising altitude.
     
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  14. Lion of Rajputana

    Lion of Rajputana Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Does this have to do with a future possibility sparingly mentioned on here in the past? Or is my thinking on the wrong track?
     
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    Have we deployed in the 'west' that quickly???????
     
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