Skip to comments.India developing radar-destroying Anti-Radiation Missile
Posted on 04/29/2012 8:10:32 PM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
India developing radar-destroying Anti-Radiation Missile
After the success of Agni-V project, India is developing an Anti-Radiation Missile (ARM) which can hugely multiply the strike capabilities by destroying the enemy's advance warning system.
Production of the ARM, which are among the most advanced missiles, is being undertaken on priority basis by the Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), which specialises in the missile development.
Such missiles can be mounted on Sukhoi fighter planes Su-30 MKI, 140 of which have already been acquired by India from Russia and around 100 more are expected to be delivered in due course of time.
These missile can detect a radar by tracking its electro-magnetic radiation and pulses generated, an official told PTI, adding these would be independent of the radar wavelength and be able to destroy it.
Such missiles, currently in use of some major powers like the US, can detect and attack a radar antenna or transmitter with minimal aircrew input.
The proportional guidance system that homes in on enemy radar emissions has a fixed antenna and seeker head in the missile's nose.
The Anti-Radiation Missiles in use by the US Air Force move at the speed of over Mach 2, propelled by a smokeless and solid-propellant rocket motor. The US Air Force introduced High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) on the F-4G Wild Weasel and later on specialised F-16s equipped with the HARM Targeting System (HTS).
KTRV Kh-31P / AS-17 Krypton anti-radiation missile being launched by an Su-30MK Flanker G (KnAAPO image).
I’m thinking we better try real hard not to PO India.
China is no friend of ours and India is rapidly becoming a
very capable world power that can counter the Chinese
in some ways. Would hate to see Obammy turn the good
relations we have had with India into a squabble.
Offending allies seems to be the only talent he has besides
sucking up to our enemies.
FYI - India has some 177,000,000 Muslims as a part of its population, just slightly less than Pakistan.
That is actually more then the population of Pakistan. India is the second largest Muslim country after Indonesia.
I wonder if it’s fooled by microwave ovens?
Bush made india a staunch ally (I think they were only second to Israel in % of those who were pro-USA.)
But Obam has already pushed most of that good work into the garbage.
if we have 4 more years of the buffoon, we risk pushign India into the opposing camp
It seems to be more a tactic of posturing — “don’t tread on me as I got a big stick”.
you mean "thin with a point"?
Fin wings are not the same functionally or aerodynamically as ramjet sustainer intakes.
It was just a quick observation.
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