Sea Gripen offered to IN Vikrant class carriers

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  1. bhramos

    bhramos Elite Member Elite Member

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    Everything you wanted to know about Saab's Sea Gripen concept, on offer to the Indian Navy coming right up: Will be posting Saab's recent pitch to the Indian Navy. Exclusively here on Livefist, stay tuned.
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    Godless-Kafir DFI Buddha Senior Member

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    The gripen simply does not suit India in any level. The NLCA is pretty much like the Sea Gripe and we dont need one more aircraft with the same engine.
     
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    ace009 Freakin' Fighter fan Elite Member

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    I agree - the Sea-Gripen does not even exist - NLCA is flying as a prototype!
     
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    Armand2REP CHINI EXPERT Veteran Member

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    I like it when companies offer fighters that don't exist. So funny...
     
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    ace009 Freakin' Fighter fan Elite Member

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    Where did they get these numbers for aircraft carriers?

    1. UK does NOT have 2 carriers - for that matter, they don't even have one - HMS Illustrious does not even have a single aircraft on it. It only operates Sea King Helos.
    2. Brazil has a NON operational carrier - deemed not sea worthy since 2008.
    3. Italy has only two small carriers active, taken together they are worth one carrier.
    4. Spanish carrier is also severely diminished, with only ~10 Harriers left in service.
    The rest is not even worth commenting ...
     
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    why their honeymoon with pakis are over ,dont give gripen a single order ,thus pay them back for providing awacks aircraft
     
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    Gripen's Helmet Mounted Display System now operational in South African Air Force


    South Africa was the first Gripen customer to order the state-of-the-art ”Cobra” HMD ( Helmet Mounted Display) for use on their 26 Gripen fighters. The deliveries of the system to the front line squadron has now commenced and 2 Squadron in Makhado can now boast the first operational Cobra system in the world.

    A HMD displays data directly onto the helmet visor, allowing the Gripen pilot to stay ‘heads up’ at crucial points in the mission. The Cobra is a binocular system that displays both air-to-air and air-to-ground weapons symbology, as well as basic flight data.

    Selected to meet the stringent requirements of the Gripen, the ‘Cobra’ Integrated Display Helmet provides, all weather, all attitude operation over the full combat flight envelope. As a key component to the Gripen weapon delivery system, capabilities include weapon/sensor slaving with real world overlay of flight parameters, sensor data, target cuing and weapon status. These are designed to maximize effectiveness across the whole spectrum of tactical missions.


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    The Cobra will also allow the SAAF Gripen fighters to use the full potential of their IR-missiles IRIS-T and the future A-Darter, in close-in air combat. The HMD increases the with-in-visual range air-to-air capability considerably. The two first operational flights with the HMD were performed by Officer Commanding, 2 Squadron n, Lt Col Musa Mbhokota. The Instructor in the rear seat was Saab Test Pilot Robin Nordlander.

    Apart from the South African Air force, the HMD system will also be integrated into Swedish Air Force Gripen fighters.


    HMD System now operational in South African Air Force
     
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    ace009 Freakin' Fighter fan Elite Member

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    Well, if you eliminate the supplies because they supply to our enemies, then you have to remove Russia (supply to China), USA (Pakistan), France (Pakistan), Israel (China) and UK (Pakistan). So, where do you think we will get our weapons from? Uganda?
     
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    How about ourselves!
     
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    ace009 Freakin' Fighter fan Elite Member

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    OURSELVES? Who? DRDO (pronounced as dodo)? HAL?

    Developing even an assault rifle takes 20 years and produces a 20 year old outdated weapon!

    A Bullpup version is still not ready!

    MBT, Arty, Missiles, LCA, Engine, Frigates, Destroyers - ALL are delayed.

    Hell, even BUYING foreign weapons and then making them here takes forever.
     
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