Arjun Main Battle Tank (MBT) Mark II

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  1. Vorschlaghammer

    Vorschlaghammer Regular Member

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    This is a good point. Even if a MBT rolls into battle with a filled auxiliary fuel drum, it's not too big a headache. There's no oxygen inside the drum, and diesel fuel is really hard to ignite, and even if leaked fuel gets ignited with an incendiary round, it's just burning out in the open.
     
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    VIP Ultra Nationalist Senior Member

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    And that even kept brit soldiers guessing what this Tank is all about, let alone the Germans. One pic of the tank used in WW1

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    Shaitan Zandu balm all day Senior Member

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    Arjun Armored Recovery Vehicle
     
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    A rare photo of Arjun mk2 inside EMI/EMC test facility.

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    It's from a PDF document. Arjun Mk-2 is being tested in anechoic chamber.
     
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  6. Vinod DX9

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    The first prototype of Arjun Mk II 20171116131814.JPG
    They could use ERAs for Top Protection too. Otherwise vulnerable to Top Attack ATGMs
     
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    Just found this on YouTube believed to be from March 2017
     
  8. Kunal Biswas

    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    It will increase weight, right now the objective is to reduce weight ..

     
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    gurus on the thread I have a question do we have any program to equip the Arjun crew with the likes of Elbit's Iron Vision, the world's first helmet-mounted head-up display for tanks
     
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  11. Kunal Biswas

    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    As of now their are no such initiative ..
     
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    Arjun battle tanks to get homegrown missile next year

    The indigenous missile is under trials and would be able to meet the army’s requirement of engaging targets at ranges less than 1,200 metres.


    India’s homegrown Arjun Mk-2 tanks may finally get missile firing capability next year.

    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will be ready with a new indigenous missile that can be fired from the tank, a top government official told Hindustan Times on Saturday. The upgrade of Arjun Mk-2 tank suffered a major setback in 2013 after the Israeli missile to be fitted on it failed to meet the army’s requirements, delaying the programme by several years.

    The indigenous missile is under trials and would be able to meet the army’s requirement of engaging targets at ranges less than 1,200 metres.

    The army rejected the Israeli LAHAT (laser homing anti tank) missile, manufactured by the Israeli Aerospace Industries, because it could engage targets only at ranges beyond 1,500 metres. The LAHAT missiles tested by the army and the DRDO cost nearly Rs 20 crore, an expenditure dubbed unfruitful by the national auditor in a recent report.

    The army initially wanted a missile that could engage targets between 500 metres and 5km, but later revised the requirement to 1,200 metres and 5 km.

    Missile firing capability is one of the most significant upgrades proposed in the tank. The defence ministry cleared the purchase of 118 Arjun Mk-2 tanks at a cost of more than Rs 6,600 crore in 2014.

    The DRDO-developed tank is an upgraded version of the Mk-1 variant, 119 of which have been inducted in the army. The Mk-2 variant is supposed to have nearly 80 improved features over the previous version, including more than 15 major technology upgrades.

    The major improvements on the new tank include better firepower, integrated explosive reactive armour, advanced laser warning and countermeasure system, a mine plough, a remotely-operable anti-aircraft weapon, advanced land navigation system and enhanced night vision capabilities.

    The army raised its maiden armoured regiment equipped with Arjun Mk-1 tanks in May 2009, more than 35 years after the project was conceived.


    http://www.hindustantimes.com/india...e-next-year/story-D8NEu2AgEogCTCaPHbwtdP.html
     
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    Is it simply NAG missile with special naming or is it a different one? Will NAMICA become redundant if tanks can launch missiles themselves?
     
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    It will be CLGM....... .......
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  15. Kunal Biswas

    Kunal Biswas Member of the Year 2011 Moderator

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    Refer to this threads for more information ..

    http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/clgm-cannon-launched-guided-missile.46997/page-7
    http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/nag-anti-tank-missile.3066/page-34

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    NAG is a replacement for SPANDREL 9P148 "Konkurs", These vehicles deployment and usage is different from a MBT.

     
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    I'm tired of listening to these indigenous homogeneous, heterogeneous shit.

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  17. Vinod DX9

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    Leopard 2E has a new armor module over the turret roof (Red) protecting the fighting compartment from top attack. Built into the module are reinforced crew hatches (Green), which slide shut via a powered mechanism.These armor systems have normally been appliqué (added after production) upgrades for existing tanks. However, they were added to the Leopard 2E during its production.
    The Leopard 2E is fitted with an Air-Conditioning system, with the main cooling unit added to the rear of the turret (Yellow) resulting in a modified shape from the Leopard 2A6 turret.An auxiliary Power Unit was also installed on the right side of the engine bay (Blue), resulting in a visibly higher square hull section.The Leopard 2E has the same MEXAS armor system from the Leopard 2A5, but has an additional armor module over the hulls upper glacis and protrudes partially down the lower plate.
    This has resulted in the headlights being moved and replaced with rectangular ones. FB_IMG_1511799196835.jpg
    Why can't use similar for Arjun?
    Oh sorry I did forget requirement is to get all pros of Lamborghini+Sherpa in a NANO:bs:
     
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    Lack of foresight from DGMF.
    They think they know all.
     
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    Here's a good interview,where the General gives insights about present status of India's armoured vehicle programs.

     
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