IAF Wants 9 New COMJAM/SIGINT Aircraft

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  1. plugwater

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    The Indian Air Force has floated a brand new requirement to support the acquisition of nine aircraft for survey, target towing, COMJAM and Airborne SIGINT.

    According to the request for information

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    Finally the killer stuff.
     
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    Definitely going for Israeli AISIS :

    ELI-3001 is a multi-platform, multi-mission Airborne Integrated Signal Intelligence System.

    Main Objectives:
    Perform long-range, high-endurance SIGINT missions ........ :nod:
    Provide vital tactical and strategic intelligence.

    Primary tasks:
    Search, intercept, measure, locate, analyze, classify and monitor communication and Radar transmissions
    Create real time Electronic Order of Battle (EOB) picture ........ :hail:
    Real-time report and alert to field commanders and intelligence organizations.

    System Structure:
    Airborne segment, comprised of ELINT and COMINT sensors and airborne operator posts
    Ground segment, comprised of a Ground Communication Center, ELINT and COMINT Operators Centers
    Air-to-ground Line-Of-Sight (LOS) Data Link, Satellite Communication (SATCOM) Data Link, as well as standard HF/VHF/UHF radio sets. ........ :cool:

    Main advantages:
    FIELD PROVEN, STATE-OF-THE-ART AIRBORNE SIGINT SYSTEM ........ :thumb:
    Based on decades of experience in the field of airborne SIGINT systems
    Low risk
    Short time to delivery ........ :)
    Flexibility and adaptation to customer's needs and platform type.
    Designed for integration into Network Centric environments and expeditionary missions
    Force multiplier for Asymmetric Warfare. ........ :nod:

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    Can we get E-8C STARS ?
     
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    how is AWACS different to SIGNIT aircraft...??
     
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    One scans the air and the other scans the land AFAIK.
     
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    isnt is true that AWACS can listen to ground based communication also....??
     
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    But it cant monitor enemy movements, strength etc. it can be done by E-8 only.
     
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    sire...i think it can easily do that...!!
     
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    A nice informative video -
     
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    This kind of aircraft is always looking down at the ground. Notice that the radar is below the fuselage as compared to AWACS which has radars above the fuselage. While a radar can handle any function, there are specific radars built for specific roles. So, an AWACS can technically handle the work of, say, the JSTARS. But nobody in their right mind will use it that way.

    The JSTARS is meant primarily to map the ground and look for enemy ground forces while the AWACS scans the air for the same. Both complement each other. However, we can note that some modes allow the Phalcon to detect ground troops while the JSTARS is capable of scanning the air for aircraft. But the equipment carried by either is meant for specific roles along with the crew who are trained for that particular role.
     
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