India plans 12 years out of U.S. $ 200 billion to purchase weapons threat Pakistan
India will buy 250 Russian 5th generation stealth fighter T-50 advanced 17
Pakistan Observer Online reported that the armed forces engaged in counter-terrorism in Pakistan when India was launched in Pakistan Sudi a large-scale military procurement projects, and this project seems to China and Pakistan constitute a real threat. According to the latest reports that New Delhi has plans to spend $ 200 billion over the next twelve years the procurement of advanced combat aircraft, advanced helicopters, tanks and nuclear submarines.
Indian military magazine “India strategy” has reported that nearly half of India’s defense spending ($ 100 billion) will flow to the Indian Air Force to replace its aircraft fleet and most of the entire fleet of transport aircraft and helicopter fleet. According to a study reported that the Indian Army needs to purchase a large number of helicopters, the navy will need to purchase aircraft, helicopters and nearly 100 carrier-based fighter.
details of the study will be published in March, but according to the relevant briefing, India than the Indian Air Force plans to purchase properties, “Falcon” airborne early warning aircraft weakened plane, Boeing has also started for the Indian Navy manufacturing P8-I Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles – including unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with weapons systems – is also located in the shopping list on the Indian armed forces. The briefing pointed out that India’s “land, sea and air forces and the Coast Guard and the paramilitary organizations need satellite and network-centric.”
report further pointed out that the Indian Air Force also plans to its maximum effective fighter Squadron number from 39.5 to 45 (about 900 aircraft). Indian Air Force is currently phasing out its aircraft, but the main reason is the aging aircraft. India also plans to purchase 126 advanced jet fighters and helicopters and other defensive weapons to modernize its Soviet-era arms mainly from the armed defense force. India is one of the world’s leading arms importer, and its 2009 fiscal year (ending March 31) defense spending $ 30.5 billion.
At the same time, there are reports that India is considering purchasing Eurofighter “Typhoon” aircraft. Medium multi-role fighter aircraft procurement project as part of the Indian Air Force officials have a thorough review of the European aircraft performance. The aircraft is expected in March in Jaisalmer and Leh tested, especially in desert and high altitude areas of performance. According to reports from India said, “Typhoon” fighter’s performance has been unanimously accepted, but India still want to buy a special price.
According to defense experts, is currently working with European aircraft Dassault “Rafale” fighter, the Swedish Saab’s Super JAS-39 “Super Gripen” fighter and Boeing’s “Super Hornet “? aircraft and Lockheed Martin’s F-16IL, and Russia’s MiG-35 fighter aircraft competition.
Meanwhile, the U.S. company Rockwell ? horse being sold another six “Super Hercules” C-130J military transport aircraft with the Indian Air Force to negotiate. February 2008, the company has with the Indian Air Force signed a $ 1 billion contract for the supply of six “Super Hercules” cargo plane, the first aircraft is expected to be delivered in the winter of 2010 the Air Force. Los ? Martin earlier this month completed the F-16 “Fighting Falcon” fighter of the third phase of tests, hoping to win the Indian Air Force 126 aircraft, worth 10 billion contract.
According to latest reports, India is about to receive from Russia, “Admiral Gorshkov” (Admiral Gorshkov) aircraft carrier, 6 (Krivak III) “Taer Wa” class frigates (of which three have been delivered), 45 MiG -29K/KUB naval aircraft, 280 Su-30MKI fighters, 63 MiG-29 military aircraft overhead, six IL-76 (“Phalcon” early warning system The carrying platform) transport aircraft (delivered a), 1500 T-90 tanks, cheetah nuclear submarine (this summer will be leased to the Indian Navy), PAK-FA T-50 (fifth-generation fighter, Russia and India jointly developed) , BrahMos cruise missile (jointly developed by Russia and India) and the “body count” was (INS Arihant) nuclear submarine – the submarine is India’s assistance in the development of the Russian made.
the Indian armed forces and the United States reached the following agreement: six C-130 transport aircraft, P-8I, C-17 (Foreign Military Sales route) transport aircraft, “Gallas Khiva” (Jalashwa, formerly the American Navy “Terrington” number) amphibious landing ship, 145 M777 lightweight howitzer. Moreover, it signed with Israel in recent years the following contracts: 6 Phalcon AWACS (one has been delivered), Barak (Barak) missile systems, Spyder missile system, “Heron” (Heron) UAV, Ground sensor/thermal imaging equipment, air defense missile system (jointly developed by India).
In addition, India also signed a contract with the United Kingdom, to which purchase 66 “Eagle” (Hawk)-type trainer aircraft, and intends to purchase under construction, “Queen Elizabeth” class aircraft carrier. Indian Navy will receive the six from the French “Scorpene” class submarines, and to receive from the Italian tanker. (Spring)