VL-SRSAM

Gautam

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randomradio

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80 km is nearly the range of Akash NG. :oops:
That too for fighter aircrafts.

For a small fighter sized target in tail chase mode it would be 40-50 km. But for head-on interception, it should be around 80-90 km.

It all depends on the size and/or power of the booster and the fuel.
 

Rajput Lion

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I think what a booster is self evident. Show that on a Barak 8 or VL-SRSAM.
He is not talking about outer booster that is ejected after propelling the missile towards a specific speed and trajectory, but internal boost, sustain propellant. Boost propellant have higher burn rate and once they put the missile to a desired speed, the sustain propellant(which has slightly slower burn rate) takes over.

Of course, booster refers to the external element as we know it. So that's why I think there is slight confusion.
 

randomradio

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I think what a booster is self evident. Show that on a Barak 8 or VL-SRSAM.

A booster is inside the missile. Then the sustainer kicks in to sustain the speed the missile was boosted to. So you can make the integral booster more powerful or use a better quality fuel to improve or extend thrust, which in turn increases range. What you are thinking of is a separate booster stage, like Barak 8 ER. Such missiles come with 2 boosters.
 
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marich01

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Test mission possibly soon.

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