AKASH-NG ( next generation )

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@porky_kicker need your opinion .

Aakash ng launcher has radar inbuilt but carries fewer missile ,so is their a possibility that the launcher might be a different platform too ,and this is just for quick reaction mated with radar for early interception
No

This is the configuration of Akash-NG , no of missiles are adequate per launcher , multiple launchers will be there in a battery , also replenishment vehicles will be on standby for each battery for reloads

Also AD works in layers
 

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Is the 35-40 km single pulse variant was tested?
Or are you indicating the range is 90 km?
Mo single pulse was tested ,but the missile is based on dual pulse which is quite similar to mrsam of india ,with range 70 km + , but this mussile has somewhat bigger dimensions ,so obviously range will be greater than that
 

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Was the range of Akash NG ever stated officially?

Is there any poster or press release that mentions range?
Nope , mostly are stating based on conservative calculation ,but drdo will understate range that's for sure
 

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Development of indigenous system for spural development and future upgrade at lower cost
I am worried about orders. Akash NG isn't still production ready. At some point most of the regiments are going to be equipped with Barak and Akash NG will be left with very low orders to fulfill and armed forces will come crying citing high costs.
 

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I am worried about orders. Akash NG isn't still production ready. At some point most of the regiments are going to be equipped with Barak and Akash NG will be left with very low orders to fulfill and armed forces will come crying citing high costs.
It would be cheaper as the radar and other components are quite common with other equipment going in induction , and maybe it may replace older akash battery too , or supplement mrsam alongside
 

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I am worried about orders. Akash NG isn't still production ready. At some point most of the regiments are going to be equipped with Barak and Akash NG will be left with very low orders to fulfill and armed forces will come crying citing high costs.
9 squadron (18 Firing units) of MRSAM has been ordered for IAF.
But, our requirements are huge.

Atleast 8 to 12 squadrons ( 16 to 24 FU) are required for pechora replacement.

Pechoras are currently being digitised. So we have time until their replacement.
 

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9 squadron (18 Firing units) of MRSAM has been ordered for IAF.
But, our requirements are huge.

Atleast 8 to 12 squadrons ( 16 to 24 FU) are required for pechora replacement.

Pechoras are currently being digitised. So we have time until their replacement.
By firing units are you referring to number of launchers?
Coz 2 launchers per squadron seems pretty low
 

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