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Tuco

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I always see army try to show that it keeps pace with changing times and forefront on adopting tech but nothing happens.
On the other hand chinis seem to adopt everything new atleast in experimental or small quantities.
I would say first let our jawan have some telescopic or reflex sights then we can consider that IA is serious on its commitments. It would be a huge let down if they don't supply some kind of telescopic sight for AK203i.
It just baffles me that there is never any urgency, feels like cheens at our door step is just in our minds and the strategists think it just a bluff. So scopes, sights, winter clothing and boots or any basic stuffs that matters is only bought with emergency funds, like shaadi ki shopping. Wait for the next skirmish for a shopping spree.
 

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Idk about that sir I just told you what I read Wikipedia and this report both says we have it I get Wikipedia is unreliable but a senior official telling lies? Maybe maybe not we will just bury the issue until something more comes out in open
I'd not say MoD is lying here.
 

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C'mon order 6+6 follow on Scorpenes with extended dimensions and Cruise Missile tubes. Gonna be a potent package with the AIP installed.
For follow on, the AIP system has to first undergo sea trials on Kalvari. After that we could see a follow on order with AIP and mid life upgrade of the existing Scorpenes with AIP simultaneously.
 

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I don't see the reason why 70 TON trailer is such big innovation break through tht they r parading it around, I thought we already had that. Arjun mk-1A will only come out of production in 2024 since they needed 30 months for manufacturing 5 of them and they still need a heavier trailer since it's more than 70 ton. And bmp 2 turret on whap looks disgusting and a stupid camo as well.
Battle weight of Arjun Mk1 is 65 ton and Mk1A is 68 ton.

The 70 ton trailer and Sarvatra bridge has been ordered keeping Arjun in mind. The load bearing capacity of PMS was 60 ton which could support only the battle load of T-90 at 58 ton.
 

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Then how they did this?
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Exported from Checz (if I remember correctly)

The trailer along with tank weighed around 110 ton. BEML tried to get a license for its manufacturing. But it got stuck up somewhere in Ministry of Industry and commerce. In similar fashion a train wagon was sought for this purpose back in 2011. The new BWTB wagon IR came up has a payload capacity of 56 ton with 65kmph speed limit.

This is good for T-90, but not good enough for Arjun.
 

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Battle weight of Arjun Mk1 is 65 ton and Mk1A is 68 ton.

The 70 ton trailer and Sarvatra bridge has been ordered keeping Arjun in mind. The load bearing capacity of PMS was 60 ton which could support only the battle load of T-90 at 58 ton.
So do u think further order will be given for arjun mk1a
 

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As far as I know, yes. It's a very risky business. Since Human qualification is involved, I think it is better to opt it from a country where they are very strict and thorough in certification procedures.
So some firm will have to do jv with indian one
 

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Saala whats the point of carrying whap on the truck where it can go by its own...they also shown arjun mark 1 tank..chal kya raha hai in the name of indigenenous weapons ke naame pe..🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️
DRDO showcases in-development systems. WhAP is not being showcased here as WhAP is already in service. WhAP is being used as a dead weight to showcase the 70 ton trailer in-development at DRDO.
 

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