Jan 31, 2016· Tanks have three definitive attributes that they must strive to optimise: Mobility; Survivability and Fire-power. If you amp up one of these too much; you may need to negate one of the other two attributes. There are significant differences betwe.
Sep 29, 2018· ARJUN MBT Mk II manifests the latest battle tank technologies that makes it a distinct front-runner amongst the array of contemporary Main Battle Tanks of modern armies the world over. The Arjun Mk II has excellent mobility characteristics that have proved its worth while operating in highly demanding Indian desert conditions.
Jul 31, 2017· Had opportunity to speak with CVRDE guys at Chennai during the DRDO expo. They said they have managed to reduce the weight of the tank by 3-3.5 tons and it was is an work in progress to meet other requirements of the user with most requirements completed.Reg missile firing capability lahat seems uncertain and they are waiting for CLGM to materialize.
Jun 20, 2018· Army wages war against 'overweight' Arjun tank The state-of-the-art Arjun Main Battle Tank Mk II is facing a challenging task in trying to shed weight from 68.6 tonne to less than 65 tonne. "So far, by using lighter fitments and making adjustments we have been able to lose only about 1.5 tonne which is far above the Army's requirement of less than 65 tonne tank.
Mar 13, 2017· The Arjun family of tanks are principally for a potential war with Pakistan. The tanks are too heavy to be airlifted to any of the sectors India currently shares with China. And the new deployability concerns rule out moving them there by rail either.
Arjun MBT Mark2:- India Indigenous Main Battle Tank. It will be fitted in the weak points of the Tank such as gun point and sides. With the support from Elbit Israel. Arjun has very less weak points in front side and gun points, makes the Arjun tank best battle tanks which can withstand from enemy direct fire.
The new Arjun Mk.2 has improved protection, firepower and mobility over its predecessor. Trials of the Arjun Mk.2 began in 2012. It was first publicly revealed in 2014. Series production is expected to begin a couple of years later. It should replace the ageing Cold War era T-55 and T-72M tanks in service with the Indian Army. It is worth .
Although the Arjun was planned to be equipped with the Israeli LAHAT missile, plans to fit it to the tank were later dropped; the missile has an effective range of 6,000 meters, but it could not meet the Indian Army's requirements of engaging targets at less than 1,200 meters.
Apr 14, 2018· There were a number of problems with Arjun, 1st: It's overweight, to counter Pakistan in the Western Front, the Indian Army has to cross the bridges of Punjab, the Arjun MK1 is 61 tons, the Arjun MK2 is 68 tons, compared to the T90 with 46 tons, T.
Mar 02, 2011· Arjun Mark II : An Israeli View [ Must Read ] Discussion in ' . Nice post, dude! Collating the points from above posts as well as some other stuff, here is a status check on Arjun mk2. . Its indirect lineage can be traced back to the Soviet Cold War-era T-54 series while its direct lineage stems from the Chinese NORINCO Type 90-II main .