Scalp Cruise missile to India.

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Scalp cruise missile has range of 560 km and it is has been ordered by India to arm Rafale fighter. Scalp cruise was jointly developed by France and United Kingdom. Many countries ordered Scalp cruise missiles. India ordered unknown number of Scalp cruise missile. Scalp cruise misssile can be used to destroy terror target without crossing loc.

Scalp cruise missile will be very usefull in destroying terror target and Pakistan army positions. Scalp cruise missile will give boost to India in terms of air strike capability. Scalp cruise missile is best in terms of missiles.

French air force used scalp cruise missile in different military conflict. Scalp cruise missile can be launched from air, and from ship. MBDA developed a longer-range sea-launched variant for the French Navy, called Missile de Croisière Naval (MdCN standing for Naval Cruise Missile), to be deployed on FREMM multipurpose frigates from 2015, and on Barracuda-class submarines from 2018 using the A70 version of the Sylver launcher on the former and the 533 mm torpedo tubes on the latter. As the missile is not launched from a plane, as is SCALP/Storm Shadow, a booster has been included. The submarine version is encapsulated in an hydrodynamic hard container which is ejected when the missile reaches the surface. To provide a comparable range to the BGM-109 Tomahawk, the range of the MdCN (well over 1000 km) is significantly larger than the SCALP/Storm Shadow. The smaller Scorpène-class submarines can also carry the MdCN missile

Even Indian navy scorpene submarine as well as Project 75I submarine can carry Scalp cruise missile. Finally Scalp cruise missile can be used for air to air as well as sea to sea. If French offer modified Baraccuda class submarine with Scalp cruise as land attack cruise defenitely French will win submarine deal with India. It is win situation for India and France.

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Can Scorpene submarines of Indian navy modified to VSL to launch land attack cruise missile.
 

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Can Scorpene submarines of Indian navy modified to VSL to launch land attack cruise missile.
That would require cutting the submarine in half and adding the VLS section. When the first four Scorpene subs would be undergoing refit for installing AIP module, the subs would be cut to install the AIP section so I think it is definitely doable.
I would be happy to see addition of even 4 VLS tubes to the Scorpene class subs like the Block V Virginia class subs VPM.
 

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My guess is that around 50 Scalp Missiles and 100 Meteor AAM have been ordered as part of Rafale package.
 

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what kind of targets would Scalp be useful for in Indian context?
 

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My guess is that around 50 Scalp Missiles and 100 Meteor AAM have been ordered as part of Rafale package.
Weapon package was Euro 710 Million. Assuming price of Meteor 3-4 Million euro & Scalp 4-8 Million Euro each,
We get initial order of 50-100 Scalp and 100-200 Meteor Missiles. Though 75 Scalp & 150 Meteor Missiles seems like a nice average round figure.
 

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Just asking if we use all Scalp towards our western border what will we use when eastern front is opened by our adversary . 50-75 missiles looks very small numbers . Will scalp be used to taken down those TNM TELs ?

What is our indigenous weapon option similar to Scalp ?

Weapon package was Euro 710 Million. Assuming price of Meteor 3-4 Million euro & Scalp 4-8 Million Euro each,
We get initial order of 50-100 Scalp and 100-200 Meteor Missiles. Though 75 Scalp & 150 Meteor Missiles seems like a nice average round figure.
 

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problem is there will never be opportunity to use them. will IAF take revenge for last feb?
We talking about broader perspective

Lol 27 Feb you forgot what happened in 26 Feb

12 mirage-2000 penetrate heavy air Defense.
Of nuclear state
Bombed there Targets misses or not Porkies know that next, it will Be GHQ

It's also exposed Night flying abilities
Of porkies

Let's porkies gloat how they shot mig-21 inside Pakistan airspace while chasing by mig-21

What hilarious that came with 24 Fighters armed to teeth

There Fo don't have balls to admit that

DJ ghoofora said PAF not violated the loc
 

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We talking about broader perspective

Lol 27 Feb you forgot what happened in 26 Feb

12 mirage-2000 penetrate heavy air Defense.
Of nuclear state
Bombed there Targets misses or not Porkies know that next, it will Be GHQ

It's also exposed Night flying abilities
Of porkies

Let's porkies gloat how they shot mig-21 inside Pakistan airspace while chasing by mig-21

What hilarious that came with 24 Fighters armed to teeth

There Fo don't have balls to admit that

DJ ghoofora said PAF not violated the loc
I expect another Atlantique incident at least to show Pakis their aukaat.
 

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Scalp cruise missiles - how are they different from Brahmos missile?
 

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Both India and Pakistan have short-medium range cruise missiles. Brahmos + Scalp for India and Babur + Ra’ad for Pakistan. Both Scalp and Ra’ad are not operational yet.
 

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Both India and Pakistan have short-medium range cruise missiles. Brahmos + Scalp for India and Babur + Ra’ad for Pakistan. Both Scalp and Ra’ad are not operational yet.
But Pakistan doesnt have supersonic CM ,both Babur and Raad are subsonic. Plus Nirbhay Subsonic is in trial stage
 

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