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  1. 1

    Anonymous

    any comparison of sensores on
    IL38,tu142m upgraded by israel

    submarine hunting is not so easy,MPA radar can detect sub only when submarine fires missile or when a diesel electric sub is snorkeling

    frigates and destroyers have anti submarine helicopters and those helos r send to destroy subs when subs r detected by sonars on the ship and “magnetic anomaly detector” works only when sub is close to surface

    launching of torpedos by submarine or high speed chase by submarine(which emit sound) can only be detected by sonars on ships or other submarines not by MPA

    for example in FOLKLANDS WAR argentine sub type209 couldn’t be detected by royal navy ships which were optimised for sub hunting,that type209 was destroyed only when it surfaced

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  2. 2

    Anonymous

    hey shiv what about the specification of sensors

    mainly “magnetic anomaly detector”
    only this instrument helps in detecting submarines

    rest of the instruments like radar is for sea mapping and other electronics r for electronic warfare

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  3. 3

    Anonymous

    what is the purpose of showing the destructio of kilo

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  4. 4

    Anonymous

    Melodramatic music, animated graphics, histrionic report.

    I’m an officer of a foreign nuclear navy visiting India. This kind of television ‘news’ just makes your navy and your country look bad.

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  5. 5

    Anonymous

    What kind of idiot would think a news report reflects on the navy or the country? At its narrowest its a reflection of the reporter and it its broadest the TV station.

    Perhaps your country doesn’t have much by way of media diversity?

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  6. 6

    JT

    Shiv,

    Ease up a bit man!
    Be humble! Stop with the excitement and glorifying. This clip reminds me of Rafael’s dancing girls and Python missile. Sorry to put this at that level, but, production value is the same. Keep things simple, direct, clean and true in substance. It’ll look more professional. This looked like a half-baked movie trailer for Hollywood action flick.

    The submarine hunter P-8I coming to a theatre near you.
    Narrated by Shiv Aroor.

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  7. 7

    Anonymous

    Last anon, exactly thats what it is. Thats how all Shiv Aroor reports are and look at his voice overs, and PTCs…full of himself, full of force, full of melodrama, full of I don know what…etc

    And Shiv wasn’t this done when you came back from your Boeing trip in May last year or immediately after the deal was signed again last year. You’re showing it after a year. Looks like you don’t have story ideas or you’re under pressure to just come up with something on defence as there is threat on every journalist to be sacked during recession.

    Last anon, he was never humble, so don’t expect.

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  8. 8

    deep.blue

    At 200 million dollars it better have boobs.

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  9. 9

    Anonymous

    this is what we have to pay for nuke deal ,this congress govt is too weak and hope this time NDA comes to power

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  10. 10

    neerajb

    P8I ..the submarine hunter? …don’t make me laugh ,shiv….atleast you could have interviewed a serving/retired navy officer on what constitutes a submarine hunting and killing mission and where exactly does the p8i play its role.

    cheers!

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  11. 11

    Anonymous

    hey shiv can u figure out what is per unit price of P8I

    v paid $ 2.2 billion dollars

    so i think it should b no less than $ 200 million per aircraft

    and same price is of c17 aircraft
    that is $ 200 million

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  12. 12

    Anonymous

    what is meaning of developing MRSAM with israel if there r already better SAM systems with longer range exist
    like s300pmu2,s400

    chinese have s300 with 90 km on their type52 destroyers with this MRSAM being made will have only 70 km range

    this is like reinventing the wheel and this makes no sense

    moreover we r just paying money
    everything else being done in israel

    like
    radar is israeli,
    seekers r isreali,
    data links r israeli
    testing is being done in israel

    and no tech transfer for seeker,radar

    what india is doing except throwing money

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  13. 13

    Ju²

    Hi Shiv,

    Can we say that, after the green light given by the US State Department, the deal is totally cleared by US authorities?

    Do you think that bilateral negociations linked to the End-User Agreement could impact this sale as they did with BBJ contract? Note, 48 months… it gives them enough time to settle the issue… I hope

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  14. 14

    NJS

    It’s good move by india , just like brasil’s aircraft modified as AWACS by india.
    we need to make more type like sub hunter’s , 8 nos which has been ordered is not enough for india. India need to finalise end user agreement with USA as soon as possible .

    DRDO should co-produce with help from other manufactures .

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  15. 15

    Anonymous

    i dont know why this is that big a deal when we are buying this type of aircraft for 2 billion dollars instead of building our own.

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