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Featured Anatomy of the Hatf-VIII Ra’ad Air Launched Cruise Missile

Discussion in 'Pakistan Strategic Forces' started by JamD, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. denel

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    Yes i do.
     
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    Agreed.

    Also, at the risk of being tinder to the fanboy flames: I was pleasantly surprised to find out that there is work on solid fuel ramjets being carried out locally. It sounded in its very early stages (simulations and feasibilities) but is definitely there. Could be a product in 10 years. Could fizzle out too.
     
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    It's not easy, but I imagine miniature air breathing engines (we need both ramjet and subsonic turbofans) should be much more attainable than a fighter-grade powerplant.
     
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    I'm asking because I don't know. Is there a local engine in Pakistan for Ra'ad and similar derivative missiles? @Quwa
     
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    Simple, educated guess. and since US is the pioneer in most technologies, electronics included, their educated guesses are quite close to the real thing. because they understand the capabilities, strengths and short comings of nearly every material. a simple case of "been there, done that". People seem to forget that US is US.