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Note the IIR seekers

1. Anti tank

2. Anti ballistic / Anti satellite

3. Anti ship
Is there some place where I can read more about military grade infrared seeker?
I believe this is the most costly part of a missile other than the motor.
I want to see if production cost of missiles can be reduced somehow.

Currently the hellfire Costs around 70,000 $, I wonder if the cost can be reduced further. The actual production cost might be some 50,000$ with the company making a profit of 20,000$.
 

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Keep Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd out of Naval helicopter plan, private companies tell govt

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As part of a re-evaluation in May, the defence ministry asked the contenders if the programme had export potential and raised the prospect of HAL being given a chance to be part of it.

Four Indian companies – Bharat Forge, Tata Aerospace and Defence, Mahindra Defence Systems and Adani Defence – are contending for the Make in India programme to manufacture 111 naval utility helicopters under the strategic partnership (SP) model

NEW DELHI: The private sector wants the Centre to bar Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) from a ₹21,000 crore plan to manufacture naval utility helicopters (NUH), saying that the state-owned company has an undue advantage as it has access to government-funded infrastructure and the ability to cross-subsidise the bid through other nominated orders.

The companies were responding to a question posed by the defence ministry in May on allowing HAL in the competition, which was reserved for the private sector as reported by ET. They said the monopoly of the state-owned enterprise needs to be broken and a level playing field is needed for all bidders.

Four Indian companies – Bharat Forge, Tata Aerospace and Defence, Mahindra Defence Systems and Adani Defence – are contending for the Make in India programme to manufacture 111 naval utility helicopters under the strategic partnership (SP) model in collaboration with a foreign technology provider.

As part of a re-evaluation in May, the defence ministry asked the contenders if the programme had export potential and raised the prospect of HAL being given a chance to be part of it.

Sources have also told ET that a proposal has been floated to give HAL a chance to provide an indigenously developed naval version of the advanced light helicopter by developing a few prototypes for evaluation by the service in a three-year timeframe.

In response to the defence ministry’s queries, it’s learnt that the private sector competitors have pointed out that the only large aerospace company India has developed in over seven decades is HAL as it has been given nominated orders and that healthy competition can only be ensured by encouraging others as well.

Among the responses are suggestions that while HAL will remain a major helicopter manufacturer, a second line is needed in the private sector that can become part of the global supply chain and offer viable products for the export market as well. The responses also pointed out that HAL already has an order book of ₹60,000 crore and is set to get another nominated order worth ₹39,000 crore for light combat aircraft (LCA), besides Kamov KA 226T choppers for the army, asserting that it’s already running at full capacity.


The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (Ficci) earlier wrote to the defence ministry against a “dilution of the strategic partnership model.” The letter said that the private sector has been struggling for orders despite building capacities in line with the Make in India plan and HAL as a competitor will make it a “non level playing field.”
 

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Proud moment we have indigenously made a Handle 👍😎👏👏 Great OFB we should not do corperatization of OFB because risk of getting this alien technology in the hands of private sector.
What about Dhanush, do they manufacture any part's of it or ?
 

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DRDO's SSPL has also developed a Blue Laser Diode based submarine communication sys. It uses Blue GaN laser diode directly modulated by pre-leveled 16-QAM(quad) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing data employment to implement its max transmission cap of up to 10 Gbps.
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It allows reducing reliance on towed-buoy receivers, to enhance the communications reliability and data throughput to ballistic missile submarines, and to enhance coordination among aircraft and fast attack submarines for ASW.
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DRDO's SSPL has also developed a Blue Laser Diode based submarine communication sys. It uses Blue GaN laser diode directly modulated by pre-leveled 16-QAM(quad) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing data employment to implement its max transmission cap of up to 10 Gbps.
It allows reducing reliance on towed-buoy receivers, to enhance the communications reliability and data throughput to ballistic missile submarines, and to enhance coordination among aircraft and fast attack submarines for ASW.
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@porky_kicker Another old news doing round it seems.
 

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