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Su-30MKI Multirole Fighter Aircraft and Super 30 Upgrade News, Discussions..

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by Dark_Prince, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. GuardianRED

    GuardianRED Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Niccce :)

    Note :
    1) Always at AWWW ... to how a large frame the Su30 is!
    2) On the KC135 - we are seeing both types of refueling - ie Probe and drogue on the wings and Flying boom in the center - Im guessing even the USAF doesn't have such systems in place?

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    1) Captive tests for the EW pods? Do see the Dummy Brahmos Missile too!
    2) How is the placement of the pods? bit different from (can't make out)
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  2. Gessler

    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    USAF does operate both boom & drogue refueling methods. You can even attach a drogue to the end of the boom in the center.

    Boom (for F16s, F15s and others):
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    Boom with drogue attachment (for probe-refueling aircraft like F-18s and the like):
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    Two drogues at wingtips (boom not deployed):
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    That aircraft is only testing the BrahMos - not the EW pod (SAP-518 I think).

    Look up images of similar pods carried by RuAF Su-30SMs. Should give you an idea.

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    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Someone say bomb truck?

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    ^^ I have the hots for a different kind of center spread model
     
  4. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Yes Brahmos too, that was one of the first pics that was made public wrt the upgrade. Pics with Brahmos were shown later quite often though, but not of integrated EW pods AFAIK.

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    http://www.livefistdefence.com/2017/02/how-a-secretive-drdo-lab-is-saving-the-iaf-su-30mki.html

    P.S. possible MAWS upgrade:
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    Source: MoD Annual Report 2014/15
     
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    NKVD Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    This Beast Can Wipe Out Entire Armored formations in few seconds

    Pakistan Army Worst Night mare
     
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    ASTRA MK1 launch from SU30MKI

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  7. Gessler

    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    sunstersun Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    The RCS on this thing must be 10-15.
     
  9. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    We won't see these loads after tte upgrades anymore. The wingtip stations will carry EW pods, dumb bombs are outdated and will be replaced by LGBs and PGMs. SPICE 2000 instead of KAB 1500 and hopefully s lot of smaller PGM kits.
     
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    Gessler Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Yep.

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  11. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    http://www.defenseworld.net/news/21...for_Indian_Air_Force_to_Start_in_January_2018
     
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    20m2.
     
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    randomradio Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Independent sources.

    This is separate from the order of 272.
     

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