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(NSI News Source Info) KOTTAKKAL, Kerala, India - October 18, 2010: India's proposed for the Su-30 radar with 5 generation machine, which can attack 8 targets.
According to the Russian "tie" network on October 11 reported for the Indian Air Force has decided to equip the Su-30MKI multi-role fighter is equipped with Russian-made "beetle-AE" active phased array radar system, the radar system can betrack 30 targets simultaneously and one of the eight attack.
The DTN News reports that India has ordered nearly 280 fighters Su-30MKI.
according to Russian reports, "link" network on October 11 reported that the Indian Air Force has decided to equip its Su-30MKI multi-role fighter is equipped with Russian-made "beetle-AE" active phased array radar system. Indian Air Force sources said the Su-30MKI for the new radar installation work will begin in 2012. In the Indian Air Force MiG -35 to bid for 126 new fighter procurement plan process, the Indian military has repeatedly about the "beetle-AE" radar performance. In addition, India and Russia plan to T-50 fifth generation fighter based on the joint development of a new generation of fighter aircraft will be equipped with "beetle-AE" radar system. Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters active equipment, but N011M type passive phased array radar. N011M target of a class of fighters maximum detection distance of 140 km and can track up to 15 air targets and guide the missile while attacking one of the four.And "beetle-AE" goal of a class of fighters maximum range can reach 200 kilometers, up to track 30 targets simultaneously and one of the eight attack. Except for aircraft equipment, the Russian-made "beetle-AE" can also be used to equip other types of aircraft and sea-and land-based systems. For example, they use active phased array radar technology may also be applied, "Diamond - Aetna" company to develop air defense systems. The Russian Navy also expressed the hope to use this radar equipment, carrier-based aircraft, helicopters and even warships. According to the development of the radar's "Fazhatelong Radio Manufacturing Institute," the company said, "beetle-AE" of the active detection range is significantly greater than the fourth-generation fighter radar. In addition, the radar synthetic aperture with its excellent ability to also be able to draw a map of high accuracy. "Beetle-AE" is not only able to distinguish a moving target, but also identify them by the second identifying the exact model, in particular, it is able to identify a single target in a cluster the number of goals. Indian Defense Ministry has previously said it would start in the last few years, Su-30MKI fighters on active duty the overall modernization program. Indian Ministry of Defence introduced, said Su-30MKI in the upgrade process, will install advanced avionics and other equipment to improve their overall operational capability, technical and tactical performance and flight performance. At the same time, also lengthened the fuselage structure to enable it to carry jointly developed by Russia and India, the production of "Brahmos" supersonic cruise missiles. At present, India has ordered nearly 280 Su-30MKI fighters, while the Su-30MKI fighters are considered the same level in the world, one of the best aircraft, and Indian Air Force as the primary means of attack.
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