Opinion Su-57 MMRCA choice over Rafale ????

Is Su-57 Should be option for MMRCA Top Force US for F-35 offer ???


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WARREN SS

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Additional rafale will be cheaper since infrastructure and specific upgrades already exists.
not that we should get those 36 and add those numbers to 72

I am talking MMRCA deal

MMRCA deal is Pegged at 15 billion $
If it's gone through let's say some were 2023 or 2024

Why not SU-57 over any 4. 5 th generation fighters
114 0f these platform with Indian touch like mki can be statergical booster.

Russians just bought 76 of these at 7-8 billion $
 

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not that we should get those 36 and add those numbers to 72

I am talking MMRCA deal

MMRCA deal is Pegged at 15 billion $
If it's gone through let's say some were 2023 or 2024

Why not SU-57 over any 4. 5 th generation fighters
114 0f these platform with Indian touch like mki can be statergical booster.

Russians just bought 76 of these at 7-8 billion $
MMRCA is not going to happen.
 

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MMRCA is not going to happen.
Well IAF is adment on it. And organization will fight for it.

Navy will have to say bye bye to third aircraft carrier. I assure you that for this decade.

ITS navy vs iaf for funding
After Balakot iaf has edge in mod circles

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Well we r doing it with rafale arent we
Why not switch it with better deal 😏
Su 57 is hardly serving it's purpose and Rafle is good at what it is meant to do. It's stealth is lacklustre, sub components nowhere near western counterpart's. We don't get full TOT of any component and most likely meant to be su 30 redux. Russians want to milk us for another 20 30 years while haulting indigenous project.
U want to delay the procurement by changing the Equipment yet again, it will take another 5 years till induction.
During the time we signed the Rafale deal we had already dropped Su 57 wholeheartedly.
We have our own project now no need to look anywhere else
 

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I dont see the point of buying Su 57 right now unless Russians give us the full unconditional TOT and make us part of the supply chain.
MMRCA is more geared towards non stealth fighter something that isn't going obsolete any time soon, why try to get stealth in it that serves a completely different purpose?
We have our own AMCA project now and its first prototype is supposed to roll out anywhere between 2024 to 2027 and Geared towards induction by AF between 2030 to 2032 If everything goes as planned. With the PPP model involved and in light of better performance of HAL in consecutive years we should have more confidence in the project. Even if we ditch Rafale and go for Su 57 it will take a good 5 years for Supply to begin about the same timeline as AMCA. While AMCA Mk 1 might not match Su 57 but AMCA MK 2 will. Going by how things are going we will have first prototype of MK 2 might start flying by the time MK 1 starts getting inducted that is 2030 to 2035. We will be five yeas behind the Su 57 but the on the bright side we will have a booming aero sector and full control of tech.

All this thing I have wrote above is bright optimism but once the first prototype drops I won't entertain the idea of Su 57.
 

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Future of IAF

300+ Su 30 that maybe upgraded with Indian or Russian tech into Super Sukhoi. I would prefer we upgrade it ourselves and it is entirely possible except for the engine maybe. With Unmanned wingman it will serve the purpose of Networked Smart warfare and also as a standoff fighter.

80+ Mig 29 that will sport all sorts of Indian Avionics and Weapons in the future.

100+ Tejas MK1/Mk1a that will replace all Mig 21s.

50+ Darin Jaguar whatever the fuck its meant to do i.e., ground troop support, coast protection etc. better phase them out if they are too much of a money sinkhole.

We have 36 Rafale planned but I wish we sign a deal and manufacture another 100 locally.
 

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Our biggest priority right now should be too bring Turbofan infra here.
We must try to be independent in all engine tech by 2035 be it Naval Ship engine, tanks, Armor, fighter Jet, Helis, Drones etc.
Next priority should be Civilian Aerospace manufacturing capability we already have the base as Saras Mk 2.
 

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Su 57 is hardly serving it's purpose and Rafle is good at what it is meant to do. It's stealth is lacklustre, sub components nowhere near western counterpart's. We don't get full TOT of any component and most likely meant to be su 30 redux.
During the time we signed the Rafale deal we had already dropped Su 57 wholeheartedly.
We have our own project now no need to look anywhere else
Point taken now read factual counter arguments

  1. of course its lack against F-35 or f-22.But Stealthy than Rafale 0.005-0.5 And Its AESA Radar is power full has tracking objects at 500 km with 360 degree coverage
  2. "Russians want to milk us for another 20 30 years while haulting indigenous project".
    U want to delay the procurement by changing the Equipment yet again, it will take another 5 years till induction.(Well isn't We just Purchased S-400 And Lease Nuclear submarine for 10 years without zero tot assurance )
  3. How induction of MKI impacted LCA Please Post Logical arguments It our own western lobbyist that bogged down LCA. Russians Lack money and patience of lobbying
  4. My arguments Is on negotiation fresh deal and include Su-57 in current MMRCA With f-18 and others if Americans offer f-35 then you can say its bad
  5. I don't know how it Will impact AMCA or MWF all points just conjecture Mod already released Separate budget for LCA and MWF funding.
 
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We have 36 Rafale planned but I wish we sign a deal and manufacture another 100 locally.
How It provide Better in terms of technology than Su-57 Please counter
Dassault rejected HAL

sorry to say but they Will re negotiate the MMRCA with new Rafale f4 tranche


Please give technical arguments to counter what Special we getting in terms technology from rafale ??
 

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I dont see the point of buying Su 57 right now unless Russians give us the full unconditional TOT and make us part of the supply chain.
MMRCA is more geared towards non stealth fighter something that isn't going obsolete any time soon, why try to get stealth in it that serves a completely different purpose?
So Getting 5 th gen over 4.5 gen Is some how bad idea suddenly

Why Should it be non stealthy When So called defense firms Selling there products "advanced 5th gen features"

whole MMRCA seems to me Stupidity
Why need another Medium class aircraft when we already has 270 + MKI
which can easily converted to Multirole by Next MLU

Also Why We are building MWF then isn't it wastage of Resources ???
 

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How It provide Better in terms of technology than Su-57 Please counter
Dassault rejected HAL
Sir there is no significant advantage of buying Su 57.
Su 57 and Rafale are like tomatoes and apple they both serve a different purpose. Rafale is a 4.5+ gen fighter and Su 57 is stealth I have already said that the MMRCA deal does not extensively demand for a stealth platform. If u just want Su 57 as an alternative to AMCA than its a whole different argument entirely.
Please clarify

Dassault Rejected HAL but there are other options and if not we will directly buy from them.
sorry to say but they Will re negotiate the MMRCA with new Rafale f4 tranche
I will be happy to have more Rafale through MMRCA
 

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We have our own AMCA project now and its first prototype is supposed to roll out anywhere between 2024 to 2027 and Geared towards induction by AF between 2030 to 2032 If everything goes as planned. With the PPP model involved and in light of better performance of HAL in consecutive years we should have more confidence in the project.
AMCA is separate Project it has separate funding

If MMRCA will not impact its induction how Will su-57 ???
 

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Sir there is no significant advantage of buying Su 57.
Su 57 and Rafale are like tomatoes and apple they both serve a different purpose. Rafale is a 4.5+ gen fighter and Su 57 is stealth I have already said that the MMRCA deal does not extensively demand for a stealth platform. If u just want Su 57 as an alternative to AMCA than its a whole different argument entirely.
Please clarify

Dassault Rejected HAL but there are other options and if not we will directly buy from them.
I am Not Demanding Su-57 i am saying switching Needs for Rafale as it doesn't add anything New
accept a BVR platform Which is being in development by our own R&D firms

How getting Stealth over 4.5 gen is Bad idea in terms of future strategic thinking

MMRCA is just "Name of procurement plan" by Mod which is pegged at 15 billion $

It can be changed And money Used for Inducting New Platform

AMCA is Medium weight Platform and it has Separate funding And procurement Plan

we already developing our on MMRCA in MWF


I will be happy to have more Rafale through MMRCA
My opinion Differs For Me adding another futuristic 5th generation aircraft to our inventory which has scope future upgrade after spending 15 billion $ Will better idea in in terms of strategic planning

My thought is same With F-35.If its offered to us in future over f-18's in MMRCA

Well its just Different opinions
 

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It going to be Tejas and its variant, AMCA and Rafale. Su30 might get ordered if SU 30 upgrades are finalized but thats about it.

Navy might look for foreign maal but the era of importing fighter for India is nearing it end. Its very expensive thing and in an era where cheap drones can make it easier ( a scary future indeed) for waging short skirmishes, the era of manned jets for fighters will come to an end within 2 decades.
 

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So Getting 5 th gen over 4.5 gen Is some how bad idea suddenly
Why do we need another stealth Aircraft when AMCA is already there,
whole MMRCA seems to me Stupidity
Why need another Medium class aircraft when we already has 270 + MKI
which can easily converted to Multirole by Next MLU
Because we have a depleting Squadron strength and a immediate stop gap measure was needed. When the Rafale deal was first tabled there was a agreement on Kaveri, local production and 30% reinvestment.
There were to many pros in the deal.
And it is a fact that Rafales are significantly better than Su 30. We have the weapons package along with Rafale that is Meteor Missile the best BVRAAM right now and further agreement in helping them to integrate with Indian Aircrafts.
Also Why We are building MWF then isn't it wastage of Resources ???
We have over 150 aircraft retiring by 2030. Realistically we should be retiring 300 to catch up with modern air force.
AMCA is separate Project it has separate funding

If MMRCA will not impact its induction how Will su-57 ???
Why buy another stealth platform when MMRCA is not about stealth
 

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hy do we need another stealth Aircraft when AMCA is already there,
why Americans have f-22 And f-35 ???
Because we have a depleting Squadron strength and a immediate stop gap measure was needed. When the Rafale deal was first tabled there was a agreement on Kaveri, local production and 30% reinvestment.
There were to many pros in the deal.
And it is a fact that Rafales are significantly better than Su 30. We have the weapons package along with Rafale that is Meteor Missile the best BVRAAM right now and further agreement in helping them to integrate with Indian Aircrafts.
Bro think calmly this technology can be added in MKI by simple MLU upgrade and increasing its numberts to 350+ by spending less monetary resources
It failure of our own strategic planning that our Primary aircraft is decade backward in terms of technology against its peers

As for Meteor we are developing Our own SDFR And Astra mk2
and Russians Too surfaced there K-77M with AESA seeker

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I am Not Demanding Su-57 i am saying switching Needs for Rafale as it doesn't add anything New
accept a BVR platform Which is being in development by our own R&D firms
Rafale is the last foreign fighter jet we are buying, say goodbye to import after this.
Buying Rafale has the following pros.
-We get all Subsystem like Meteor, Mica, Hammer.
-They have promised to integrate French weapons in all Non Russian platform.
-They will agree to local production if we provide them the right partner.
-We already have infra for Rafale now.
-Follow up orders will cost way less
-30% reinvestment in India
-Safran Kaveri Deal still hanging if orders are placed
-France has been way more Trustworthy than Russians recently.

Pros of Su 57
-We get a lackluster 5 gen plane that we can ourselves make 5 years behind.
-We get some TOT for sub system that are significantly behind West

How getting Stealth over 4.5 gen is Bad idea in terms of future strategic thinking
4.5+ will Rule the sky uptil 2050 and we already have smart warfare system upcoming for these 4.5+ gen.
MMRCA is just "Name of procurement plan" by Mod which is pegged at 15 billion $

It can be changed And money Used for Inducting New Platform
You want to turn the whole air force into Kichadi?
AMCA is Medium weight Platform and it has Separate funding And procurement Plan

we already developing our on MMRCA in MWF
Why buy a 5th gen we already have AMCA and there is no particular demand of Su 57 right now?
Why buy KIA when u have already made preparation for Tata Nexon
why Americans have f-22 And f-35 ???
-They have 1 trillion budget
-F35 is the next obvious step after f22 which is 20 years old project.
-F35 is also meant for export.
-F35 is a bomb truck.

U want to emulate America than have the MIC of America. They buy their own stuff we choke on foreign maal.
Bro think calmly this technology can be added in MKI by simple MLU upgrade by spending less monetary resources
It failure of our own strategic planning that our Primary aircraft is decade backward in terms of technology against it peers

As for Meteor we are developing Our own SDFR And Astra mk2
and Russians Too surfaced there K-77M with AESA seeker
We are developing the following
-AESA
-MAWS
-Laser pod
-180 km + BVRAAM
- Electronic Warfare Suit
- HUD

We are working on everything needed to upgrade su 30 on our own. All that is left is an engine that we can buy from Russians rather than buying a whole New system for some cheap upgrades that can be done through Super Sukhoi Program in way less money.
 

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Rafale is the last foreign fighter jet we are buying, say goodbye to import after this.
Buying Rafale has the following pros.
-We get all Subsystem like Meteor, Mica, Hammer.
-They have promised to integrate French weapons in all Non Russian platform.
-They will agree to local production if we provide them the right partner.
-We already have infra for Rafale now.
-Follow up orders will cost way less
-30% reinvestment in India
-Safran Kaveri Deal still hanging if orders are placed
-France has been way more Trustworthy than Russians recently.

Pros of Su 57
-We get a lackluster 5 gen plane that we can ourselves make 5 years behind.
-We get some TOT for sub system that are significantly behind West
French offering us nothing better in terms weapon package what we don't have it in MKI
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