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SAAB OFFERS WORLD CLASS SENSOR PACKAGE FOR INDIAN TEJAS LCA

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by Agent_47, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. randomradio

    randomradio Mod Staff Member MODERATOR

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  2. Ankit Kumar 001

    Ankit Kumar 001 Major Technical Analyst

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    Uttam is going perfectly good through its development cycle and will see its intended use, ie Mk2, and even other non AESA fighters in IAF inventory.

    HAL has itself put up RFQ for 83 AESA and EW Suite for 83 MK1A.
     
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  3. Ankit Kumar 001

    Ankit Kumar 001 Major Technical Analyst

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    On the topic.

    Good, now SAAB only needs prove itself, ie prove that its offerings are

    1. Fully Developed , no more funds will be required by India to its development.

    2. Fully qualified according to the requirements of performance of HAL and IAF.

    3. FULLY AGREE TO
    a) 100% ToT.
    b) Licence Production
    c) Full ToT to HAL for its upkeep and spares ,so that HAL alone can support them.
    d) Full IP Rights Transfer [Meaning India will own all the rights to market this product all alone and the company cannot re market the system anywhere else in the world ]

    And finally beat 5 other companies in Cost !

    And then.... congratulations to SAAB.
     
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  4. Himanshu Pandey

    Himanshu Pandey Don't get mad, get even. STAR MEMBER

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    please add 44 gripen as gift too.
     
  5. WhyCry

    WhyCry Reaper Love Developers -IT and R&D

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    HAL turns over same RFI over and over like indian ladies making chapati.
     
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  6. Agent_47

    Agent_47 Admin - Blog Staff Member MODERATOR

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    No, this tender is for Mk1A. Spec of Mk1A was frozen with IAF and MoD give DAC clearance for it.
     
  7. Ankit Kumar 001

    Ankit Kumar 001 Major Technical Analyst

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    If HAL issues additional terms in the RFQ, then I would update it.

    Till then , SAAB has to cross only these conditions.
     
  8. Himanshu Pandey

    Himanshu Pandey Don't get mad, get even. STAR MEMBER

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    no this is condition from SDG... and this is most important one
     
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  9. Guynextdoor

    Guynextdoor Lt. Colonel SENIOR MEMBER

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    It's ok if it's not ready. Decide and stick. Get that done, approve a GaN version and wait till it's ready.
     
  10. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    Read the word COTS and available building blocks. have I not been stating the same for LSA all this while.
     
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    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    If we can get this tech as per the HAL tender which allows us full TOT and permission to fit it to any aircraft of our choice and also sell it to anyone we want, this will turn out to be a great deal for India. This radar will outperform RBE2 and CARTOR-E by miles. The nose of LCA is bigger than that of Rafale and Typhoon. This will allow larger number of T/R modules in the radar.
     
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  12. Ved Mishra

    Ved Mishra Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    But SAAB will put a condition to place orders for Gripen. If it's without any conditions then it's welcome.
     
  13. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    They have responded to the tender and that did not have any linkage to Gripen. Either SAAB gives this tech as part of the tender or they get nothing. Neither this deal nor SE fighter deal.
     
  14. Ved Mishra

    Ved Mishra Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    I really doubt that SAAB will offer GaN AESA radar technology which at present is not deployed by any firm whom RFI has been sent to. This is a critical technology which SAAB claims itself to be the first to develop. Why would they share it without a larger Gripen order? I really doubt they have replied to RFI with their GaN AESA radar.
     
  15. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    You need to read the tender specs aginst which this offer has been made. This is a completely different deal. Moreover DRDO labs have fabricated their own GaN tech. May be in two years they won't need GaN from anyone in the world.
     

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