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The Government of India approved the purchase of a large batch of Russian anti-tank guided missiles "Competition M"

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The Government of India approved the purchase of a large batch of Russian anti-tank guided missiles "Competition M"The Security Committee under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Government of India approved the purchase of 10 thousand Russian anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) Konkurs-M. This was reported by the newspaper "Times of India".

According to a source close to the Indian Ministry of Defense, ATGMs are intended for motorized rifle troops and infantry. The cost of future purchases is estimated at 12 billion rupees (240 million dollars).

Earlier, the Safety Committee also approved the purchase of Russian controlled tank Invar shells for T-90 tanks and more than 200 air-launched BrahMos missiles totaling 80 billion rupees (more than $ 1,5 billion). Of this amount, 60 billion rupees (1,2 billion dollars) will be spent on the purchase of Brahmos missiles intended for installation on Su-30MKI fighters, which are produced here by the Russian-Indian joint venture Brahmos Aerospace. The first tests of air-launched missiles are scheduled for the end of December this year.

As for the Invar guided tank shells, 10 thousand will be supplied from Russia, after which another 15 thousand will be produced in India by Bharat Dynamics Limited under license. The first 1,5 thousand projectiles "Invar" should be taken into service by the Indian armed forces in the next few years.
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  1. tronin.maxim
    tronin.maxim 29 October 2012 11: 23
    +3
    You know, I envy India! She buys the best weapons in large volumes without jelling money! Look at our min. defense and becoming sad! We sell more advanced weapons to India than we have! Oh oh oh!
    1. alexng
      alexng 29 October 2012 11: 27
      +1
      Duc looks like "Serdyuk" not long left. This "effective manager" screwed up completely.
      1. dimanf
        dimanf 29 October 2012 11: 35
        +2
        Quote: alexneg
        Duc looks like "Serdyuk" not long left. This "effective manager" screwed up completely.


        We heard this six months ago.
        Vovan roofs him. so ktozh will put him!
        1. Jin
          Jin 29 October 2012 11: 46
          0
          tronin.maxim,

          Yes, the truth is sad, what can I say (
        2. Nick
          Nick 29 October 2012 19: 05
          +1
          Quote: dimanf
          so ktozh will put him!

          Easy! He is not a monument.
    2. urzul
      urzul 29 October 2012 11: 44
      +1
      Is 9K135 Cornet not a more perfect complex?
      1. Kars
        Kars 29 October 2012 12: 34
        +2
        This is called - mass is the key to success, therefore, they do not buy the best in terms of characteristics - but in price / quality. It seems that the Indians do not believe that Spike and Cornet are suitable for the entire spectrum of tasks on the mentioned parameter.
        1. Pimply
          Pimply 29 October 2012 15: 40
          +2
          With Spike, they are doing pretty well too.

          "The Indian Ministry of Defense has decided to purchase Israeli-made Spike portable anti-tank systems," Globes reports, citing Defense News. A total of 321 launchers, 8356 missiles and 15 training units are planned to be purchased. The potential deal is estimated at $ XNUMX billion. Once the contract is signed, the Israeli company Rafael will supply missiles. "

          Last year.
          1. Kars
            Kars 29 October 2012 15: 55
            0
            Quote: Pimply
            Last year.

            And what is the result for the year? I see - it is planned, evaluated, after that.
            Maybe these 10 thousand contests just buy spikes instead of spikes? And the numbers are similar
            1. Pimply
              Pimply 29 October 2012 16: 07
              +1
              "The Security Committee under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Government of India has approved the purchase of 10 thousand Russian anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) Konkurs-M."

              This does not mean that purchased, is also a delicate moment.
              Hindus often play this.

              But the same JiPost writes, for example, that "Raphael is expanding cooperation with Indian firms and creating a joint venture, which may indicate the expansion of sales of the Spike ATGM"
              http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-EdContributors/Article.aspx?id=266307

              So we will see what is the result. Spike, in particular, planned to purchase as missiles for helicopters.
              1. Kars
                Kars 29 October 2012 16: 19
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                Quote: Pimply
                This does not mean that purchased, is also a delicate moment.
                Hindus often play this


                Does this follow from Spike’s experience? As I understood it, delivery began in a year, and even the signing of the contract did not receive official confirmation? Or not? Are there already shipped and accepted complexes in India?
                Quote: Pimply
                may talk about the expansion of sales of ATGM Spike "

                Well, I don’t know, I don’t know yet there is no information about the start of sales.
                Quote: Pimply
                Spike, in particular, planned to purchase as missiles for helicopters

                Here for helicopters it will be organically watched

                because for the infantry
                According to a source close to the Indian Ministry of Defense, ATGMs are intended for motorized rifle troops and infantry. The cost of future purchases is estimated at 12 billion rupees (240 million dollars).


                clearer than
                Quote: Pimply
                one billion dollars

                for fewer missiles, and it is possible that PU will not be 300, but much more.
                1. Pimply
                  Pimply 29 October 2012 16: 31
                  +1
                  With Javelin, a couple of years before, they had fun like that.

                  Well, with airplanes.

                  Quote: Kars
                  for fewer missiles, and it is possible that PU will not be 300, but much more.


                  Since we are talking about 340 launchers - and this is not such a large number for the Indians, perhaps we are talking about elite units - and the Indians are not uncommon. I think we will need more messages on the topic. I’m wondering who from Asian countries bought mini Spikes.
                  1. Kars
                    Kars 29 October 2012 22: 06
                    +2
                    Quote: Pimply
                    we are talking about elite units - and among the Indians this division is not uncommon

                    Why do they need Spikes? Yes, and the number of missiles for them is alarming.
                    Quote: Pimply
                    who from Asian countries bought mini Spikes.

                    Those who in mine defense respect gesheft.
                    1. Pimply
                      Pimply 30 October 2012 09: 06
                      0
                      Yes, not alarming. They, in fact, have a large number of anti-tank missiles of various types. For example, the production of Milan missiles has been launched, more than 30 of them are in service. So I think they are updating their arsenals and purchasing various technologies.

                      There are Cornets, Bassoons, Babies - all in very serious quantities.

                      Quote: Kars
                      Those who in mine defense respect gesheft.

                      Maybe so, maybe different. But it is indicated that a country that already has Spike in service has bought it - and this is most likely either Singapore or South Korea.
                      1. Kars
                        Kars 30 October 2012 12: 39
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                        Quote: Pimply
                        Milan, there are more than 30 thousand of them in service

                        For the price they lie and half will cost Spikes.
                        Quote: Pimply
                        Yes, not alarming

                        Alarming, alarming --- they will not gain so many goals more expensive than a rocket.
                        Quote: Pimply
                        But it is indicated that the country bought

                        But what are they simply not able to call the country? They like a guessing game?
                      2. Pimply
                        Pimply 31 October 2012 10: 11
                        0
                        Quote: Kars
                        But what are they simply not able to call the country? They like a guessing game?

                        Often there is a ban on the part of the buyer.


                        Quote: Kars
                        Alarming, alarming --- they will not gain so many goals more expensive than a rocket.

                        They have a new military doctrine that implies a simultaneous war against the Chinese and the Pax. The average cost of one rocket is about 100 bucks. At the same time, "spikes", according to various estimates, can be effectively used both against tanks and against other targets. Well, count up, taking these goals into account - this is little or a lot, if the same Poland, which does not have such cheerful neighbors, bought 2500 spikes.
                      3. CRONOS
                        CRONOS 31 October 2012 05: 46
                        0
                        And for what purpose do you need a mini-spike? And is he just needed?
                      4. Pimply
                        Pimply 31 October 2012 10: 13
                        +1
                        This portable system is designed to destroy both armored vehicles and vehicles, as well as firing points and shelters, as well as accumulations of enemy infantry.

                        The total weight of the Mini-Spike launcher is 12 kg, including the weight of the ATGM itself in the transport and launch container - 4 kg. The missile is 70 cm long and 75 mm caliber. The maximum firing range is up to 1,5 km, the minimum is 200 meters. The guidance system is infrared type IIR with an additional fiber-optic cable, and can be used both in "fire and forget" mode and in command guidance mode. The calculation of the complex consists of two people, one of whom carries the launcher and two ATGMs, and the second - four ATGMs.

                        Mobile convenient system for modern wars.
                2. sir.jonn
                  sir.jonn 29 October 2012 22: 16
                  0
                  Quote: Kars
                  Here for helicopters it will be organically watched

                  because for the infantry

                  The article initially said about the acquisition of Konkurs-M missiles, not Konkurs-M complexes, which most likely implies the acquisition of only 9M113 missiles without PU and where they will be used is unclear.
                  1. Kars
                    Kars 29 October 2012 22: 27
                    0
                    Quote: sir.jonn
                    Article

                    Quote: Pimply
                    . Spike, in particular, planned to purchase as missiles for helicopters.

                    Quote: Kars
                    Here for helicopters it will be organically watched
              2. sir.jonn
                sir.jonn 29 October 2012 21: 59
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                Stop. If I’m not mistaken in the tender for the supply of attack helicopters, Apache Longbow defeated and most likely it will be equipped with helpfires. So in the helicopter version Spike flies. Although the Indians in the army cook such porridge that you can be surprised at a lot.
  2. Zlu
    Zlu 29 October 2012 11: 31
    0
    Okay, well, what’s under license
  3. Cavas
    Cavas 29 October 2012 11: 41
    +4
    Earlier, the Security Committee also approved the purchase of Russian invar guided tank shells for T-90 tanks and more than 200 air-launched BrahMos missiles for a total amount of 80 billion rupees (more than $ 1,5 billion). Of this amount, 60 billion rupees ($ 1,2 billion) will be spent on the purchase of Brahmos missiles intended for installation on Su-30MKI fighters, which are produced here by the Russian-Indian joint venture Brahmos Aerospace. The first tests of air-launched missiles are scheduled for the end of December this year.


    Are they preparing for a war with China !?


    1. sir.jonn
      sir.jonn 29 October 2012 21: 45
      0
      Recently, the Indians kind of got warmer with the Chinese, they conduct joint exercises. Although with China you always have to be on your guard.
  4. View
    View 29 October 2012 12: 34
    +1
    The Chinese in response will buy 100 thousand of the same missiles lol
    1. CRONOS
      CRONOS 31 October 2012 05: 50
      0
      Who will be purchased from? Where to buy? Why buy? request They can buy 10 pieces for "familiarization" and then accumulate 100500 pieces, selling them all over the world. We swam, we know. wink
  5. sir.jonn
    sir.jonn 29 October 2012 13: 59
    +2
    While the Russian Defense Ministry does not move, let at least someone raise this line of defense.
  6. aspirin02
    aspirin02 29 October 2012 17: 25
    0
    What is he ray of the Ukrainian-Belarusian system of Scythian ?????
    1. sir.jonn
      sir.jonn 29 October 2012 21: 18
      +2
      Quote: aspirin02
      What is he ray of the Ukrainian-Belarusian system of Scythian ?????

      All these are the heirs of the Soviet "ATGM" with the obligatory presence of their distinctive features. And it would not be necessary to compete here, and certainly to envy competitors together.