"Know your battleship" quiz: who can identify all the sensors and weapons on INS Satpura? - Broadsword by Ajai Shukla - Strategy. Economics. Stuff.

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Friday, 26 August 2011

"Know your battleship" quiz: who can identify all the sensors and weapons on INS Satpura?


On the right is the Satpura at its launch in Mumbai last week. You are invited to identify its weapons and sensors fit... in the photos numbered from 1 to 6 below. Best answers win.




(Left) Photo No 1... and so on





9 comments:

  1. Ajai sir

    i can recognize a few

    photo 6: OTO Melara 76 mm gun.

    photo 5: Elta EL/M-2221 radar.

    photo 2: RBU 6000 ASW.

    thanks

    Joydeep Ghosh

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  2. prasun k sengupta can...

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  3. Photo 6: Oto Melara 76mm/62 Super Rapid in stealth housing

    Photo 5:(Left) BEL shikari fire control radar
    (Top) Bharat Electronics, EON-51 optronik director

    (Middle) BEL Rashmi navigasyon radar

    Photo 4: (Top) Top Plate (Fregat M2EM) 3D air/surface search radar

    (Below) Bharat Electronics, EON-51 optronik director

    Photo 3: (Front) BEL Aparna fire control radar

    (Back)Antenna for the EW suite

    Photo 2: RBU 6000 ASW rocket

    Photo 1: (Right) Front Dome MR-90 fire control radar

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  4. anon@13.48 - brilliant answer. anyway the question was: "who can identify all the sensors and weapons on INS Satpura?"!! good one!!

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  5. Ajai, were you guys (the media) not allowed on board the Satpura ? I ask this question because you have not posted image of the 8 cell Klub VLS one of the main armaments on Satpura.

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  6. hello sir,

    firstly its shivalik class ship
    INS SATPURA

    INS Satpura Mast
    1 x ELTA EL/M 2238 STAR
    2 x ELTA EL/M 2221 STGR
    1 x BEL APARNA
    HUMSA (Hull Mounted Sonar Array)
    ATAS/Thales Sintra towed array systems

    RBU-6000 (RPK-8)
    Otobreda 76 mm GUN

    THANKS FOR OUTSTANDING PIC (◕‿◕✿)

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  7. INS Satpura's chief designer can do that.

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  8. Can you spell out that for us?

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  9. 1:
    2: RBU-6000 ASW
    3: Aparna
    4: Fregat
    5:
    6: SRGM gun 76mm

    A pic of Klub system would have been Nicer :D

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