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Indian Navy buys US electromagnetic catapult

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Chairman of the US-India Defense Cooperation, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall stated that the US government approved the sale of India's electromagnetic catapult (Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System - EMALS), developed by General Atomics, as well as other key military technologies.

Indian Navy buys US electromagnetic catapult


“I look with optimism at the cooperation with India to create an aircraft carrier. They (Indians) want to buy an electromagnetic catapult, and I don’t see any obstacles in it, ”he said. "Military Parity".

Indian authorities are going to purchase military technology from the USA to improve the efficiency of their prospective aircraft carriers.

In addition, General Atomics offered a Brazilian Navy catapult.

The export of this system will reduce the cost of installing it on the newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford, which is being built for the US Navy at the shipyard of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. The use of an electromagnetic catapult allows you to accelerate the launch of aircraft from an aircraft carrier, providing less fatigue effect on its deck.

It is planned that in the coming months, the parties will hold a joint meeting on this program with the participation of EMALS Executive Director Rear Admiral Thomas Moore and his Indian colleague Surendra Adjuy.
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  1. Pomah
    Pomah April 6 2015 11: 29
    +4
    That's who leads his policy. Well done Indians, although of course you have to maneuver ...
    1. Alexey M
      Alexey M April 6 2015 11: 33
      0
      Quote: POMAH
      That's who leads his policy. Well done Indians, although of course you have to maneuver ...

      And eat fish and fuck the rest.
      Interestingly, where are they going to put it?
      1. Wiruz
        Wiruz April 6 2015 11: 37
        +6
        Interestingly, where are they going to put it?

        Here. They call the Vishal.
        1. bort4145
          bort4145 April 6 2015 11: 52
          +1
          And not afraid wassat , what in case of a conflict with am.amers it may not work? A prime example - the hidden features of iphone
          1. Atrix
            Atrix April 6 2015 12: 05
            +3
            Quote: bort4145
            But aren't they afraid that in the event of a conflict with the Americans, it might not work? A prime example - the hidden features of iphon

            America and India have no contentious interests. And America is betting on India in the fight against China. By the way, how do we know that in our technology there are no embedded switches in case of a conflict with us. India has long been looking for other suppliers of weapons that would not depend on one country, in this case, Russia. Which is very correct both for the country's defense.
          2. Boos
            Boos April 6 2015 12: 35
            0
            Our specialists will sort it out, disassemble, assemble, and study and attach the remaining "unnecessary" details. We still have Mikhalychi and Petrovichi-golden hands.
          3. Rus2012
            Rus2012 April 6 2015 18: 00
            +1
            Quote: bort4145
            in the event of a conflict with am.ery, it may not work?

            ... the electrocatapult, among other things, has ONE PROTECTIVE AHILES FIVE, or rather two -
            - the difficulties of electromagnetic combination with the rest of the electric board and the RTO and radar complexes, because there are huge peaks of energy pulses at aircraft launches
            - for the same reason, the Fourier harmonics will glow on the EM scale, you can wet them with missiles from the RLG from afar!

            * By the way, the same garbage will be observed with the Zumvolt railguns laughing bully wassat
        2. sub307
          sub307 April 6 2015 12: 04
          0
          Bula here is an article on this topic: http: //topwar.ru/68601-indiyskie-specialisty-nadeyutsya-postroit-avianosec-
          vishal-s-pomoschyu-amerikancev.html
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      2. zeleznijdorojnik
        zeleznijdorojnik April 6 2015 11: 58
        -3
        How to where? On Gorshkov. They sold it.
        1. PSih2097
          PSih2097 April 6 2015 19: 34
          0
          Quote: zeleznijdorojnik
          How to where? On Gorshkov. They sold it.

          it is cheaper and easier to build a new AV rather than trying to push the EMC onto Gorshkov, which is not intended for this, as well as on Kuznetsov ...
    2. Wiruz
      Wiruz April 6 2015 11: 35
      0
      Well done Indians, although of course you have to maneuver ...

      The main thing is not to crack your butt - you can’t sit on two chairs for a long time winked
      1. Andrey Yuryevich
        Andrey Yuryevich April 6 2015 11: 47
        +3
        Quote: Wiruz
        Well done Indians, although of course you have to maneuver ...

        The main thing is not to crack your butt - you can’t sit on two chairs for a long time winked

        Yes, nonsense ... for which ours may rummage, look for something, in exchange for something ... laughing
      2. Dreamwriter
        Dreamwriter April 6 2015 12: 04
        +7
        And where did you get the idea that they are sitting on two chairs? They sit in the same chair: theirs. The world no longer consists only of "ours" and "yours" - get used to it. And if you do not understand how Indians can be friends with both Russia and the United States at the same time, then look from the side of the Indians: it will be equally incomprehensible for them how Russia can be friends with both India and China at the same time. But somehow we are friends.
    3. science fiction writer
      science fiction writer April 6 2015 11: 35
      +7
      Buy, Americans, when the button in the Pentagon caches them, you will press this catapult
      do not move the bulldozer laughing
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    5. Rus2012
      Rus2012 April 6 2015 11: 44
      +2
      US government approves India's sale of electromagnetic catapult

      Quote: POMAH
      Well done Indians


      ... well done, well done!
      But everyone understands that you cannot enter paradise on the Yankees.
      Rather, they love to get chestnuts out of the fire with someone else's hands. Those. bring an electric catapult for someone else's money ... or pour out "rotten goods" laughing
    6. vodolaz
      vodolaz April 6 2015 11: 46
      0
      Hindus well done, buying up everything that can raise their defenses.
    7. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich April 6 2015 11: 48
      +1
      Indians are cunning, they "bramos" can start from it! wassat
      1. Hairy Siberian
        Hairy Siberian April 6 2015 12: 13
        0
        And here is the parable about "two chairs". Only the Americans have an electromagnetic catapult for aircraft carriers (they will be installed in 2016 on the CVN-78 Gerald Ford). Franks and Britons are still working on it. Nevskoe Design Bureau seems to be the same.
        1. Basarev
          Basarev April 6 2015 12: 52
          0
          And yet, despite all the catapults, along with the increase in the combat load and, accordingly, the mass of combat aircraft, the deck of the nose begins to be sorely lacking for either take-off or landing. It is much more convenient to build a hydro-air transport and a crane to hang flying boats overboard to take off and land on an endless expanse of water. As for the aircraft themselves, there must be an aerodynamic quality primacy in their development and construction. Everything else is secondary.
  2. lelikas
    lelikas April 6 2015 11: 30
    +5
    Let them buy it - we will send our engineers to them for an internship.
    1. Starover_Z
      Starover_Z April 6 2015 11: 45
      +5
      Quote: lelikas
      Let them buy it - we will send our engineers to them for an internship.

      Useless. Everything is correct in the picture - computer control, and the hardware in the equipment is probably covered by a chip and SOFT mountain, especially since the first few years are under warranty - service and remote control.
      So for sure
      Quote: fiction
      Buy, the Americans, when the button in the Pentagon snags them, you’ll push this catapult with a bulldozer

      I am not a pessimist, just a realist and a modern IBM is at work
  3. Barakuda
    Barakuda April 6 2015 11: 32
    +2
    So she’s a bastard, very expensive, complicated .. What do the Indians think?
    1. aleks 62
      aleks 62 April 6 2015 11: 38
      +2
      ... So she’s a bastard, very expensive, complicated .. What are the Indians thinking? ...

      ..... It is not only expensive .... It is sooooo very energy-intensive ..... Americans, that they solved the problem of pumping this device with energy ???? ..... Simple calculations show that to launch one medium-sized aircraft with this device needs as much energy as would be enough to "throw" one car as much as 10-12 km !!!!! .... If you are interested in this problem, then the link: http: //www.popmech.ru/weapon/ 5717-vystrel-v-vozdukh-samoletomety /
      1. gjv
        gjv April 6 2015 13: 24
        +2
        Quote: aleks 62
        It is sooooo energy-intensive ..... Americans, that they have solved the problem of pumping this device with energy ???? ..... Simple calculations show that to launch one medium-sized aircraft from this device, you need as much energy as would be enough to "throw" one passenger car

        In PopMech, there are no calculations or solutions to the problem, only the "emotion" of throwing cars. Here is the 2012 information on EMALS electromagnetic catapult technology
        Until February 2011, 3 tests were carried out under a load of 600 to 4 kg, and in the summer, test launches of the F-536 Hornet carrier-based multi-role fighter, the E-45 Hawkeye carrier-based AWACS aircraft and the C carrier-based military transport aircraft were carried out. -359 "Greyhound".
        In order to catapult the aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier, an EMK linear electric motor with a capacity of 100 liters. with. converts 000 MW of continuously supplied power to 1,35 MW of pulsed power (60 s). The generated current on the last 2 m of the shuttle EMC stops it without the help of a hydraulic brake and returns to the starting position. The energy storage system recharges between starts. The EMC also provides aircraft landing, while only the polarity changes.
        The main advantages of EMC in comparison with a steam catapult are low weight and size characteristics and high efficiency. Comparative characteristics of the electromagnetic and steam catapults are given in table. 1. In addition, the EMC has a higher reliability, short preparation time for work and a high degree of automation, which leads to an increase in the number of sorties by 25%.
        1. aleks 62
          aleks 62 April 6 2015 13: 34
          0
          .... All this is from the category of blah-blah-blah ..... For your information 60MW is 81 thousand. l / s ..... Let me remind you - the nuclear icebreaker "Lenin" -45 thousand l / s ...... And the pulse power (60 MW) must be stored somewhere else, that is, some kind of storage is required .. ..The article in the magazine is popular (for the people), that would be clear to the same people ..... Do not quibble ..... The laws of physics are the same in India, in the USA, in Israel .... hi
          1. gjv
            gjv April 6 2015 15: 02
            +1
            Quote: aleks 62
            some kind of drive is required ....

            The amerovskoy picture says - flywheel. Here's some more info from amers: "In EMALS, the energy from the ship's power supply system (up to 484 MJ) is stored kinetically on four disks of the generator rotors, and then this energy is released in 2-3 seconds. Each rotor can store 121 MJ at 6400 rpm, and can be recharged within 45 seconds of launch, faster than a steam catapult. " And in the amerovskoy picture, motor generators with flywheels do not look large, although only 2 are drawn, but they write that 4. request
            Quote: aleks 62
            Do not quibble .....

            I do not quibble. It is up to the Indians to decide whether to confide in the American blah blah blah ....
            Check out the ground test videos at http://www.ga.com/emals. Make up your mind. fellow
            I'm curious - at what distance the "Gray Dog" "overcame" the laws of physics. Does it fit the length of the flight deck? bully
            1. aleks 62
              aleks 62 April 6 2015 15: 45
              0
              ..... Well, the anime picture and I can draw what I need .... And so ....
              1 .... is stored kinetically on four disks of generator rotors, ....

              Can you imagine what sizes the generators will be? .... With these speeds you won’t accumulate a lot, but you need a lot ... I knowingly gave an example of power in l / s, and in MW too .... For powering even two such catapults you will need a medium-sized power plant (typical somewhere 150-200mW) .... And where will it stand ??? The size is quite comparable with the size of an aircraft carrier .... In general, the efficiency of 70% is from the evil ... This is the efficiency of converting electrical energy into mechanical ... For an electric motor (even a linear one) there is no limit .... But why ??? Extra step of transformation ... Judge for yourself. Steam (a boiler on nuclear power or a classic on fuel oil) - turbine - generator - catapult ..... In the classic steam two steps drop out - a turbine and a generator .. There the boiler is a catapult ... Obviously, the efficiency will not be so-common. .... And most importantly - all turbine-generating units for the generation of electric energy do not suffer the sharp power surges that will be present here ....
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              2. gjv
                gjv April 6 2015 18: 15
                0
                Quote: aleks 62
                Well, the picture is anime and I can draw what I need .... And so ...

                It seems that you are trying to convince me - there is no need to build an EMC. No.
                Duck, it's the Americans vparivayut Indians civilian picture. They are the Americans, and they plan the sizes and catapults and power plants. According to Nimits, the power of the power plant is reported at 191 MW - somewhere else it is placed there. fellow And at Gerald Ford, they - the Americans - plan to reach 650 - 680 MW. So tell me - they lie, do not lie the Yankees?
                Quote: aleks 62
                In general, the efficiency of 70% is from the evil ... This is the efficiency of converting electrical energy into mechanical ... For an electric motor (even a linear one) there is no limit ....

                Not from him. Just a characteristic of the effectiveness of the system (device, machine) in relation to the conversion or transmission of energy. I suppose - this is the data indicated specifically for catapults, and not in general. I agree completely on a linear electric motor - m. and 97%. And here, according to the EMC, the transformation Source - Flywheel - Generator - Linear ED is wedged in. But in fact, between the generator and the ED of course there will also be a frequency converter. And the power and speed transmitted by the catapult will depend on the parameters of the inverter and the configuration of the linear ED. And the generators will work quite uniformly for themselves.
                1. aleks 62
                  aleks 62 April 7 2015 09: 41
                  0
                  It seems that you are trying to convince me - there is no need to build an EMC.

                  ... Building may be necessary ..... But the doubt creeps in that the fate of this device will be like the fate of a super laser aboard a Boeing ... lol
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                  2. gjv
                    gjv April 7 2015 12: 36
                    0
                    Quote: aleks 62
                    a doubt creeps in that the fate of this device will be like the fate of a super laser aboard a Boeing ...

                    doubt creeps in, Shpak has a tape recorder, the ambassador has a medallion ... laughing
                    This is a normal fate for a super laser, super adapt somewhere else bully . Here's an example today:
                    General Director of the Central Research Institute "Course" talked about new developments
                    http://topwar.ru/72505-gendirektor-cnii-kurs-rasskazal-o-novyh-razrabotkah.html
              3. gjv
                gjv April 6 2015 18: 26
                0
                Quote: aleks 62
                But why??? Extra step of transformation ... Judge for yourself. Steam (a boiler for nuclear power or a classic for fuel oil) - turbine - generator - catapult ..... In the classic steam, two steps fall out - a turbine and a generator .. There the boiler is a catapult ...

                Interestingly, but the steam in the cylinders of the catapult is taken from the primary loop of the reactor? Own the scheme - share it, I think many will be interested. fellow
                Amkos, on the other hand, are developing EMCs having really the richest experience in operating steam engines. This is hardly an accident. Here is a quote:
                Americans have been using steam catapults for 45 years and believe that, along with many advantages, these catapults have a number of significant disadvantages:
                1. The weight of steam catapults is very large. Each catapult with accessories weighs 2800 tons. Due to the fact that all four catapults on the aircraft carrier are located closer to the upper deck, they significantly reduce the overall stability of the ship.
                2. The consumption of a huge amount of fresh water (especially for non-nuclear aircraft carriers) places a heavy burden on the desalination system of the aircraft carrier. For example, in one flight shift, one catapult consumes 80 tons of fresh water.
                3. Very difficult maintenance and repair of steam catapults. The great difficulty is the alignment of individual sections of the working cylinders.
                4. Steam escaping from the slot during the working stroke impairs visibility on the upper deck and reduces the thrust of aircraft engines.
                5. There is a great danger of fires in places of strong heating.
                6. Many parts subject to corrosion.
                7. Steam catapults occupy a lot of space on the ship.
                The catapult has many auxiliary systems:
                - steam receivers;
                - air conditioners on the gallery deck;
                - drainage system for condensate;
                - preheating of working cylinders;
                - additional desalination plants, etc.
                One catapult (without remote controls) occupies a volume of 2265 m 3.
                Here are some more arguments for refusing steam catapults:
                Modern steam catapults, in order to launch one aircraft, do the work of 70 million feet / pounds (equal to the work of raising one pound per foot). This limits the maximum mass of the ejected aircraft to approximately 70 pounds (000 kg). In addition to this, the momentum of the force applied to the catapult increases at low load, which makes it difficult to launch lighter types of aircraft. In fact, steam catapults are not adapted to launch modern UAVs.
                Due to the relatively wider range of variation of the force applied to the ejected aircraft, during one launch cycle, the aircraft glider experiences significant undesirable loads. Such loads reduce the fatigue life (time to fatigue failure) of manned aircraft and require significant reinforcement of the design of the UAV glider.
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        2. Rus2012
          Rus2012 April 6 2015 18: 42
          +1
          Efficiency of a system with an electrocatapult = 70%, this means 30% of energy in the form of electric pulses will go on the air!
          Great!
          Even if they remove 2/3 with filters, screens, all the same 10% will go into space, i.e. 12,2 megaJ! Not a frail source of Fourier harmonics! From afar it will "shine" !! laughing
          1. aleks 62
            aleks 62 April 7 2015 09: 37
            +1
            From afar it will "shine" !! laughing

            ..... And not only the light .... The crew will be completely bald and half-past six .... laughing
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  4. Hubun
    Hubun April 6 2015 11: 32
    +2
    Well, if the worthwhile thing, why not take
  5. Throw
    Throw April 6 2015 11: 32
    -2
    Apparently, it’s badly catapulted if they sell laughing
  6. Wiruz
    Wiruz April 6 2015 11: 33
    +2
    Already, India is preparing to build a nuclear aircraft carrier ...
    Sadness ...
    1. Nayhas
      Nayhas April 6 2015 13: 47
      +1
      Quote: Wiruz
      Already, India is preparing to build a nuclear aircraft carrier ...
      Sadness ...

      They have been stuttering for a long time about the need to have nuclear-powered aircraft carriers; will the question be mastered? If the Americans really sell them EMC, then almost 40% of the work is done, it remains to create a nuclear power plant appropriate and on the way ...
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      2. gjv
        gjv April 6 2015 15: 07
        +1
        Quote: Nayhas
        nuclear power plant remains

        Quote: inkass_98
        An energy installation needs an appropriate, ideally nuclear, and with this, India has not so much.

        IMHO, they want a "vigorous" engine (they hope to get - it's not a bomb) Geraldford. bully
  7. KBR109
    KBR109 April 6 2015 11: 34
    +6
    Where are they in a hurry? If the mattresses are just planning (!) To install such a product on your new ship. Unworked, with "childhood diseases"? request And as Indians, the operators proved to be not very competent, accurate and punctual - a number of accidents and disasters in aviation and on submarines testify to this. yes
    1. Nayhas
      Nayhas April 6 2015 13: 49
      0
      Quote: KBR109
      Where are they in a hurry?

      No matter where, forward from China, which is independently engaged in the design of the EMC and is ready for the creation of atomic aircraft carriers.
  8. inkass_98
    inkass_98 April 6 2015 11: 35
    +4
    Quote: Barracuda
    So she’s a bastard, very expensive, complicated ..

    Not only that, she also loves to eat electricity. An energy installation needs an appropriate, ideally nuclear, and so far, India doesn’t.
  9. Roman 1977
    Roman 1977 April 6 2015 11: 36
    +4
    Here you have the air control over the ocean, which was updated after the Pot was put into operation and a local ship was still on the way.

    India has consistently created an ocean fleet system whose goal is to dominate the Indian Ocean from Ormuz to the Sunda Straits. Here are the elements of this system: carrier-based multipurpose groups with new destroyers and BrahMos, long-range naval aviation (Orions-Tu 142 - Il 38) with the same Brahmos, DRLO planes, powerful coastal missile forces and submarine forces (where there are problems so far).


    In about five to seven years, they will catch up on the boats, frigates and destroyers will be mastered in the series, they will start BrahMos, they will work out the interaction, communication and reconnaissance, and, I tell you, India will be the master in the Indian Ocean. Even in the Quiet will look to visit the Chinese.
  10. maxxlll
    maxxlll April 6 2015 11: 37
    0
    In will our specialists see what.)))) 0
  11. navara399
    navara399 April 6 2015 11: 38
    -3
    I would analyze the Su 24 attack on the Americans in the Black Sea at the place of the Indians, so would they really need this electromagnetic crap with a similar attack.
    1. Atrix
      Atrix April 6 2015 12: 13
      +4
      Quote: navara399
      I would analyze the Su 24 attack on the Americans in the Black Sea at the place of the Indians, so would they really need this electromagnetic crap with a similar attack.

      May I ask you a question. Just imagine going Gorshkov near the coast of America in peacetime and a US Air Force plane flying without weapons and imitating attacks, what do you think the ship should do? Shoot down the plane and start the Third World War? Or it will just go further, but then the newspapers will write that the Russian Navy could not oppose anything to one US Air Force plane?
      Doesn’t it remind you of anything familiar?
  12. gladysheff2010
    gladysheff2010 April 6 2015 11: 38
    +2
    Quote: Barracuda
    So she’s a bastard, very expensive, complicated .. What do the Indians think?

    So it is written: Americans want to reduce costs by selling including technology. Reminds a fairy-tale wolf: I’ll sit longer, I’ll catch more
    I’ll catch more and eat more satisfying! fellow
    1. Barakuda
      Barakuda April 6 2015 11: 44
      0
      The more I eat, the stronger I will become! And I will win all!? smile About India it’s too early .. it's the same Soviet cartoon.
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    3. gjv
      gjv April 6 2015 15: 18
      0
      Quote: gladysheff2010
      Americans want to reduce costs by selling including technologies

      Here is from the 2013 article "Battle for India: US electromagnetic catapults must be opposed by ours" by Alexander Gorbenko:
      "The United States is now the only country to openly exhibit its operational ground test facility, which is to become the ship's Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS). It is located at NASC's test facility in Lakehurst, NJ. Last successful launch from the stand took place on November 18, 2011. However, the fine-tuning of this system goes with catastrophic delays and requires additional financial and intellectual injections (the United States is experiencing a serious shortage of qualified scientific personnel) .Since 2008, expenses on EMALS have grown by 133,7%. on this, as of March 2013, the program was behind schedule by more than two years.And each of 2-3 test cycles ended in unsuccessful results.It is already clear that even if the general ship systems of "Ford" will not require another redesign and it will ready by 2016 - then it will go to sea trials without catapults.
      This is one of the main reasons for the American proposal. It is very difficult for Americans to maintain the status of a military and technological leader on their own. The usual geopolitical partners / satellites are either not capable of much, or experience similar financial and intellectual difficulties. And India has a good financial base and an actively expanding scientific potential. It is strengthening its defenses and needs modern weapons. So why not use all of this to your advantage? "
  13. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 April 6 2015 11: 40
    +1
    US government approves India's sale of electromagnetic catapult


    Something does not add up here. Carriers in the future, and the catapult is already necessary to buy. It is possible that the Americans ran in front of the cart. And we ourselves are pleased from what was said, and Russia behind the cookie show.
    1. veksha50
      veksha50 April 6 2015 11: 58
      0
      Quote: rotmistr60
      and Russia behind the cookie show.


      It seems to me that today is the most important thing for them ... By all means to remove Russia from the sale of arms of India

      But the fact that the Indian fleet is gaining strength in the Indian Ocean, and the Navy is developing nearby, capturing the Pacific Ocean, gives hope that not only the Amers fleet will be strong in these oceans ... And there, God willing, with time and Russia will catch up ...
  14. VNP1958PVN
    VNP1958PVN April 6 2015 11: 41
    0
    Apparently Maxim Maksimych Shtirlits drawings already stole. What now - push left and right! request
  15. Balamyt
    Balamyt April 6 2015 11: 41
    0
    Well, brothers Indians! It will be necessary to share American technologies, only quietly! )))) wassat
  16. old pioneer
    old pioneer April 6 2015 11: 49
    +2
    Quote: aleks 62
    ... So she’s a bastard, very expensive, complicated .. What are the Indians thinking? ...

    ..... It is not only expensive .... It is sooooo very energy-intensive ..... Americans, that they solved the problem of pumping this device with energy ???? ..... Simple calculations show that to launch one medium-sized aircraft with this device needs as much energy as would be enough to "throw" one car as much as 10-12 km !!!!! .... If you are interested in this problem, then the link: http: //www.popmech.ru/weapon/ 5717-vystrel-v-vozdukh-samoletomety /

    Can an astronaut reach the ISS?
  17. ma_shlomha
    ma_shlomha April 6 2015 11: 50
    0
    If the electromagnetic catapult is working, the next step is to develop an electromagnetic aerofinisher, where the cables will be connected to the short-circuited brake pads of the movable armature (instead of the drum system).
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    2. gjv
      gjv April 6 2015 12: 51
      +1
      Quote: ma_shlomha
      then the next step is to develop an electromagnetic aerofinisher

      The same factory is developing, but not electromagnetic with movable fittings. Apparently they consider such a design too cumbersome. They have a development called AAG (Advanced Arresting Gear). Here is the information (2012) on the technology:
      The electromechanical system of the new generation includes a hydraulic brake (water turbine), a mechanical brake and an electric motor-generator. The speed of the aircraft (through the cable device) when landing on the deck of an AVMA (this is a projected "Gerald Ford") is damped mainly by a mechanical and hydraulic brake. The electric motor-generator with the help of an automatic monitoring and control system provides optimal smooth regulation of the retarding force braking the aircraft (taking into account its mass characteristics). The electric motor-generator has extremely low inertia and at the same time high torque, which is achieved by the peculiarities of its design: the rotor is a magnetically conductive cylinder enclosed between two concentrically located inner and outer stators.
  18. Twice RUSSIAN
    Twice RUSSIAN April 6 2015 11: 51
    +1
    At the right time, this device will refuse to push the plane off the deck if the operation of the Indian Navy is not in the interests of the mattresses. Even a fortuneteller does not need to go.
  19. Major Yurik
    Major Yurik April 6 2015 11: 54
    +1
    Quote: old pioneer
    Quote: aleks 62
    ... So she’s a bastard, very expensive, complicated .. What are the Indians thinking? ...

    ..... It is not only expensive .... It is sooooo very energy-intensive ..... Americans, that they solved the problem of pumping this device with energy ???? ..... Simple calculations show that to launch one medium-sized aircraft with this device needs as much energy as would be enough to "throw" one car as much as 10-12 km !!!!! .... If you are interested in this problem, then the link: http: //www.popmech.ru/weapon/ 5717-vystrel-v-vozdukh-samoletomety /

    Can an astronaut reach the ISS?


    In, prala, as long as they don’t have a rocket engine, let the astronauts shoot down their cosmonauts with the help of these electronic suspenders into the orbit of the ISS
  20. Thunderbolt
    Thunderbolt April 6 2015 11: 55
    +1
    And no one will sell such equipment to the Chinese. They will have to connect their military-technical intelligence to them bully
  21. Every
    Every April 6 2015 12: 04
    0
    Quote: Novel 1977
    Here you have the air control over the ocean, which was updated after the Pot was put into operation and a local ship was still on the way.

    India has consistently created an ocean fleet system whose goal is to dominate the Indian Ocean from Ormuz to the Sunda Straits. Here are the elements of this system: carrier-based multipurpose groups with new destroyers and BrahMos, long-range naval aviation (Orions-Tu 142 - Il 38) with the same Brahmos, DRLO planes, powerful coastal missile forces and submarine forces (where there are problems so far).


    In about five to seven years, they will catch up on the boats, frigates and destroyers will be mastered in the series, they will start BrahMos, they will work out the interaction, communication and reconnaissance, and, I tell you, India will be the master in the Indian Ocean. Even in the Quiet will look to visit the Chinese.


    India has not so long ago ceased to be a colony of Britain. But the latter have always considered themselves masters of the Indian Ocean. Apparently, from the side of England there will be opposition to the creation of the Oken fleet by India. Yes, and China is at hand. From this point of view, Russia is a very convenient partner, the Indian Ocean has never been a priority. But you can buy a catapult only from the United States, nobody simply does it anymore.
  22. Egor Sergeevich
    Egor Sergeevich April 6 2015 12: 15
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    As far as I know, this catapult does not live up to expectations.
  23. sazhka4
    sazhka4 April 6 2015 12: 19
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    Well, are there others ??? No, and in the near future, will not be. What's the question????
    1. Egor Sergeevich
      Egor Sergeevich April 6 2015 18: 15
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      But steam?
      It’s just that electromagnetic even in Americans is not really run-in ...
  24. pechv
    pechv April 6 2015 12: 21
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    I’m not quite sure that someone didn’t write it above, but I will make my little contribution to the discussion. The fact is that the Americans of this catapult ... not yet.
    http://topwar.ru/38329-pervye-problemy-avianosca-dzherald-r-ford.html

    There is a prototype that is being modified all the time. For this reason, selling the catapult to the Indians is just an offer to invest in the refinement of the existing prototype. It’s completely legal for yourself. But amid the delay in arms development projects in the United States, there are uncertain prospects for the timing. They have already gone beyond the budget - now they are simply extracting additional sources of financing. They (Indians), by the way, have already tried to promote on F-35. Did not work out. Until
  25. voliador
    voliador April 6 2015 16: 11
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    And we will borrow from the Indians laughing .