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New Indian Missile Concepts on Display

: Feb 21, 2019 - : 2:23 am

Indian state owned defence firm, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), is showcasing a new range of futuristic Indian cruise and precision strike missiles at Aero India.

 

The long-range stand-off Khagantak-225-LW concept weapon is expected to have a range of 180 km and weigh 243 kg. The missile will carry a 108 kg warhead and will feature advanced guidance systems and low RCS for greater stealth.

 

The Waghnak is another long-range stand-off weapon concept and is much heavier at 450 kg and includes a 225 kg warhead, in addition to a 225 kg shape charge. This weapon will feature IN/GPS guidance with long wave IR. A range of seeker options will be made available.

 

The light weight cruise missile concept, VEL, is proposed to have a range of 297 km and weighs 198 kg with a 72 kg blast fragmentation warhead.

 

The VEL cruise missile is proposed to have a IN/GPS guidance or IN/GPS with Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-Relation (DISMAC).  The new weapon will have a passive RF seeker and will be powered by a gas turbine engine generating 90 kg of thrust. A service life of 10 years is envisaged.

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