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  1. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    It exists, we heard of 500km 2yrs ago. The Russians gave us the software key.
  2. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    I said the same thing if you read my reply correctly, the only relation is in the role both will play as AWACS killers
  3. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    So ? No one ever said the Pakis & chinese wouldn't try to counter the S400. BTW heard of a lil thing called the BRAHMOS 600km range version? it's tailor made for breaking such doors!
  4. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    They've killed the old design the new missile is based on the R-77 family & is called the K-77M
  5. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    "rumoerd" to be closed, there are indications of development continuing for the PAK-FA.
  6. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Only if we get the 40N6, which is still classified. Interesting thing is provided the 40N6 comes we'll have two AWACS killers, the other one being the K-100 on board the SU30-MKI. The bars can also see upto 400 km BTW.
  7. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Indigenous QRSAM still a few years away from deployment, we will need dedicated bodyguards for the S400. Tungushkas are attached to strike columns. We are looking for more modern SPAAGs lesse which one makes it.
  8. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Wrote a bit about the implications of the S400 in the Subcontinent do read and let me know http://bengalraider.blogspot.in/2016/10/raising-shield-implications-of-s400-in.html
  9. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    @gadeshi any news on whether we're getting the Pantsyr Bodyguard as well?
  10. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Part of the deal between Almaz and Reliance provides for limited tech transfer for production of non core components & consumable spares(except missiles) in India
  11. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    China has bought six fire units with three BMS command units the S400 system composition has four core components: The 30K6E battle management system, comprising the 55K6E Command Post and 91N6E Big Bird acquisition radar; Up to six 98Zh6E Fire Units, each comprising a 92N6E Grave Stone...
  12. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    The Indian Air force is working with Tata & BEL to integrate all military and civilian radars in the country into a seamless network. This is a project that will be carried out in five phases, with the first two phases already complete. Yes we shall be integrating our AWACS into this net as well.
  13. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Pakistan has an average width of only 475km as a nation, now factor 300+km range BRAHMOS LACM +400km S400. Now factor in additional MRCA, LCA, RAFALE &Super Sukhoi Modi is preparing India for the long haul. get the drift ;)
  14. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Majority of the rest of the 3000 should be the 48E6E3 with another 500-100040N6, however again afaik the E2 missile will be the mainstay for our system.There will be no 9m96E units.
  15. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    AFAIK we are getting a number of 40N6 missiles as well, majority of the 6000 missile deal however is for some 3000 unts of the 48N6E2. Initially the plan was for lower ranges to be covered by the BARAK 8ER, however that plan seems to have been stalled now so expect some lower ranged interceptors...
  16. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    S400 will render 29 out of 43 major Pak airbases useless, it will provide a SAM umbrella to Indian Strike forces in the case of cold start all the way to the Indus.add to that the added protection of Akash/SOSNA and mobile SPAAG units & our Strike corps will be pretty much guarded from tac BMs...
  17. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    That area will probably get a Barak 8 unit to guard he vital bridges et al, the S400 will cover the airfileds we can reach in tibet.
  18. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    https://twitter.com/Aryanwarlord/status/786610236987539457 My tweet on the S400 in the China sector
  19. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    We know where the key bridges, tunnels & passes in the TAR are, that's the primary target for our LACM batteries.
  20. bengalraider

    India Plans to buy S-400

    Again posted this some months ago repeating here. We are undertaking a complete overhaul of our AD this includes. 1) BMD- AAD+PAD+AD1+AD2 2)LRSAM-S400 3)MRSAM 1-BARAK 8 4)MRSAM 2-AKASH 5)SRSAM 1 - SPYDER 6)SRSAM 2- SOSNA-R 6) SPAAG- TUNGUSHGKA + PANTSYR( bodyguard for S400)+ Under another SPAAG...
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