K-15 Sagarika Missile SLBM

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  1. sayareakd

    sayareakd Moderator Moderator

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    @no smoking when China test WU15 missile with this trejectory, its out of the world and other bla bla.... images.jpg

    When we do same thing 10 times before with K15
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    you come running casting doubts:rofl:
     
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    sthf Senior Member Senior Member

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    @sayareakd That's because China has borrowed Roohani Taaqats from Pakistan. These Roohani Taaqats are the reason that Paki missiles never fail and their pilots shoot down 5 enemy planes in 1 second.
     
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    I am not questioning a gliding warhead (even though it is also quite skeptical) but the claim that this is not ballistic missile.
     
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    Yes, very big.
    You can collect your 50 cent from the Chini Embassy now.
     
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    Correct me if I am wrong, but was the Wu-15 not an airbreathing scramjet propulsion?
    Sagarika is just a depressed trajectory balistic missile. The Indian equivalent to the Wu-15 would be the HSTDV.

    Wu-15 is more advanced tech than Sagrika.
     
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    It is WU-14 not WU-15. My understanding is: WU-14 is a gliding maneuvering re-entry vehicle without power while HSTDV is the tech demonstrator of scramjet engine, different technology.
     
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    My bad, I thought Wu-14 was a testbed for hypersonic airbreathing technology, something like Boeing X-51. So Wu-14 is simply a glide weapon? Then what is so special about it? How is it superior to the Sagarika's BGRV?
    Correct me again if I am wrong but I am not sure if Wu-14 has the ability to conduct S-maneuvers in the azimuth plane, which the BGRV can do.

    BTW, if Wu-14 is not the Chinese testbed for hypersonic airbreathing technology, then what is? Is there another program for this?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    I can’t comment on BGRV as there is no public information about it except the claims from Indian scientists and internet fanboys. The problem with Shaurya is that it is a short-range missile, not sure if it can provide necessary height and speed for gliding vehicle, Russia/China/US tested on ICBM.


    According to Americans, Wu-14 showed “extreme manoeuvrer” in its tests. But for this kind of weapon, the focus is “controllable manoeuvring”, that some breakthrough in communication and controlling in ionization blackout. We don’t know how far WU-14 has progressed. But, by checking Russian similar weapon YU-71, I don’t think that we can see this kind of weapon entering service in 10 years.



    Yes, they do have. It was reported that Chinese tested a drone with scramjet engine in 2015. Early this year, the Chinese scientists claimed there will be a test of prototype combined-cycle hypersonic engine later this year. The problem is: we only know they are working on it but nothing in details.
     

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