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From Wiki - pdv2 anti sat weapon which can climb upto 1200km. [Going up].
I already explained indian missile defence program
In detail.
Kindly read my 24 dec post
 

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I already explained indian missile defence program
In detail.
Kindly read my 24 dec post
Thanks, also you can give this info in first place. I thought it's a4 missile as base model.
 

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DRDO's 'Sindhu Netra' surveillance satellite deployed in space, will help to monitor Indian Ocean Region
ANI | Updated: Feb 28, 2021 16:11 IST
By Ajit K Dubey
New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): In a boost for the country's surveillance capabilities to monitor activities of both military warships and merchant shipping in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the 'Sindhu Netra' satellite developed by a team of young scientists from Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was successfully deployed in space on Sunday.
The satellite was launched using the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) PSLV-C51 which took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 10:30 am today.

The Sindhu Netra satellite has been developed by the young scientists of the DRDO and is capable of automatically identifying the warships and merchant ships operating in the IOR. The satellite has also started communicating with the ground systems, government sources told ANI.
The satellite, if required, can also help in carrying out surveillance in specific areas such as the South China Sea or the pirate-infested areas near the Gulf of Aden and the African coast, the sources said.
They added that the Sindhu Netra is one of the first in the series of satellites that would help the nation in enhancing its surveillance capabilities on land in areas such as the Ladakh region with China and the border areas with Pakistan.

Seeking to keep a closer eye on the activities of the Chinese military both near the Indian territory as well as in its depth areas all along the 4,000 kilometre Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian security agencies feel there is a requirement of four to six dedicated satellites which can help them keep a check on the adversary's moves.
Along with the setting up of the Defence Space Agency, the government also created a defence space research organisation to look after the ability to protect space assets from being attacked by adversaries there. The space arm of the defence forces would also be bolstered significantly in near future. (ANI)
 

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DRDO's 'Sindhu Netra' surveillance satellite deployed in space, will help to monitor Indian Ocean Region
ANI | Updated: Feb 28, 2021 16:11 IST
By Ajit K Dubey
New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): In a boost for the country's surveillance capabilities to monitor activities of both military warships and merchant shipping in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the 'Sindhu Netra' satellite developed by a team of young scientists from Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was successfully deployed in space on Sunday.
The satellite was launched using the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) PSLV-C51 which took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 10:30 am today.

The Sindhu Netra satellite has been developed by the young scientists of the DRDO and is capable of automatically identifying the warships and merchant ships operating in the IOR. The satellite has also started communicating with the ground systems, government sources told ANI.
The satellite, if required, can also help in carrying out surveillance in specific areas such as the South China Sea or the pirate-infested areas near the Gulf of Aden and the African coast, the sources said.
They added that the Sindhu Netra is one of the first in the series of satellites that would help the nation in enhancing its surveillance capabilities on land in areas such as the Ladakh region with China and the border areas with Pakistan.

Seeking to keep a closer eye on the activities of the Chinese military both near the Indian territory as well as in its depth areas all along the 4,000 kilometre Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian security agencies feel there is a requirement of four to six dedicated satellites which can help them keep a check on the adversary's moves.
Along with the setting up of the Defence Space Agency, the government also created a defence space research organisation to look after the ability to protect space assets from being attacked by adversaries there. The space arm of the defence forces would also be bolstered significantly in near future. (ANI)
If its based on AIS,its application is limted.

AIS activation is not mandatory.User can switch off without ramifications n if asked by Coast guard/navy will switch on.As like he feels piracy threat.This is done bec any ship with AIS on receives detail of other ship with AIS on.Hence,Pirate an adversary/pirate can see the details. It's range varies as VHF Range varies. It has to be switched on when near port or territorial water.Even the User can get access and can alter his ship details.

LRIT on the other hand is law binding, monitored by all coastal states and its range of is a few thousand miles. Its based on Sat C Terminal onboard a ship- which is mandatory and used for communication plus ditress call.That's why around a decade back,USCG made it mandatory and has access to all ships proceeding to US waters or within 2000 miles of its coastline.

My guess is since its picking up AIS Signal,it may be low orbiatl satellite rather then a geo stationery one.

shipmates-lrit_config.jpg
 

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@Karthi please explain if we have any radar that can be developed as multipurpose radar for surveillance , tracking , fire control , replacing mf star and exceeding it
Yes.

 

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Who told you so?
Who told you so?
No one. Maybe I'm wrong, considering - [what if, next day IN showoff zumwalt like destroyer.]
Till date there's no news about such capability developed by India.
I hope, maybe NextGen DDG comes with such radar becz India already having such capacity.
 

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No one. Maybe I'm wrong, considering - [what if, next day IN showoff zumwalt like destroyer.]
Till date there's no news about such capability developed by India.
I hope, maybe NextGen DDG comes with such radar becz India already having such capacity.
Ok. I have already posted the link. Re-posting the same.

 

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Yes.

I think you confused between elm 2084 and mf star, till date India don't deployed something like mfstar[indigenous one]. Also ordered mfstar for p17a. Maybe akash2/astra-vl navy version comes with similar one.
 

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Ok. I have already posted the link. Re-posting the same.

You got confused with air defence radar and multipurpose naval radar.
TILL DATE NO, IN give more importance to indigenous one.
 

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You got confused with air defence radar and multipurpose naval radar.
TILL DATE NO, IN give more importance to indigenous one.
He meant a radar capable of doing surveillance, tracking , acquisition , and missile guidance /fire control all by itself , no radar is capable of doing so for naval purpose we can modify it for that purpose but a surveillance radar can't be modified easily for above task.

I think it would be a whole new radar with gan module bringing tech from mf fcr , revathi , arudhra , rajendra in a single radar with a range of about 650 km
 

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He meant a radar capable of doing surveillance, tracking , acquisition , and missile guidance /fire control all by itself , no radar is capable of doing so for naval purpose we can modify it for that purpose but a surveillance radar can't be modified easily for above task.

I think it would be a whole new radar with gan module bringing tech from mf fcr , revathi , arudhra , rajendra in a single radar with a range of about 650 km
I all ready made that point, but the question is about mfstar, not its land version. We already developed one, deployed better ones and buying same, and buy more advanced ones. My answer is to the first question. Answer - No. But having capability to build one in near future.
 

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I think you confused between elm 2084 and mf star, till date India don't deployed something like mfstar[indigenous one]. Also ordered mfstar for p17a. Maybe akash2/astra-vl navy version comes with similar one.
I got your point. Its true that India has not tested any of the RADAR for its naval operation. There are many reasons for that which BTW are getting addressed one by one.

Lets compare MF-FCR with MF-STAR (ELM-2248) on functional parameters.

ELM-2248 could do following functions.

1- Simultaneous multi-engagement support
2- Active and semi active missile support
3- 3D long-range air surveillance
4- 3D medium range automatic threat alert
5- Missile horizon search and threat alert
6- Target classification (including helicopter)

https://www.iai.co.il/p/elm-2248-mf-star

Now I seriously hate DRDO on how they club up the whole specs in a single line. But lets differentiate on point basis.

MF-FCR could perform following functions.

1- It has the capability to perform extensive search, track multiple targets and missiles.
2- It has the capability to command and guide own multiple missiles concurrently.
3- 3D long-range air surveillance is its primary function.
4- Automatic threat alert is the basic function of any search and track radar.
5- Missile search and track already covered in point 1.
6- Being a Air defence radar, it could search and target any kind of air threat, be it jets or helis.

So you could see that, on functional parameters, it is doing all the jobs of ELM-2248 except being deployed on a ship and tested in a sea environment.
 

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