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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Cyberspec on Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:32 pm

    Stealthflanker wrote:Oh so the A-100 Radar only scans in elevation.  Similar as the E-3 Sentry.  I wonder why they not adopt full 3D scanning. Thus allow optimized sector scan mode like E-2D Hawkeye.

    Do you mean scan electronically 360deg ?



    A-100 provides control drones

    The developers of radar surveillance aircraft A-100, which recently made its first flight, were given the task to manage unmanned aircraft, reports Interfax Post newspaper "Red Star".

    The new multifunctional aviation complex has the ability to not only receive and process information more targets at long range. It has been tasked to provide control of the developers UAV from board A-100

    It is also reported that the new complex should not only work on air and ground targets, but also ensure the implementation of more complex tasks in the field of air and space defense. Last Saturday, the A-100 made its maiden flight. It took off from the airfield of Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex. GM Beriev.


    Aircraft equipment can "quickly build radar picture at a given operating direction, detect and track aircraft and other objects, as well as participate in the management of fighter and attack aircraft when hovering on air, land and sea targets."


    The new complex of A-100 is equipped with a new generation system made based on the most advanced technologies and components. "This applies to the means of obtaining information, and the computer system for its processing, as well as the automated workplaces of operators", - stated in the material.

    All radio equipment created concern Vega (included Rostec). The work on the project involved extensive co-operation of the domestic industry enterprises with the support of the leading scientific centers of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

    Also it carried planned upgrading electronic systems which are already in the armament VKS Russia, in particular, A-50 upgrade to A-50U.

    https://topwar.ru/130025-rossiyskiy-a-100-obespechit-upravlenie-bespilotnikami.html
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Stealthflanker on Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:56 am

    Cyberspec wrote:

    Do you mean scan electronically 360deg ?


    Scan electronically in both azimuth and elevation. The same manner as A-50EI.
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Ives on Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:17 am

    Stealthflanker wrote:
    George1 wrote:
    Part of the equipment

    The A-100 as a whole repeats the appearance of the A-50 AWACS aircraft, which has a radar installed in the rotating fairing over the fuselage. The radar operates in the S-band (wavelength 7.5-15 cm), has an electronic scanning in height and mechanical - along the horizon. The radar makes 12 revolutions per minute, that is, twice as fast as the A-50 Shmel radar. The efficiency of detection of flying targets is also improved. All other systems are also new, among them the navigation and flight control system PNK-PM.

    On the fuselage A-100 installed additional antennas, especially noticeable round fairing in the nose, which is supposedly located antenna passive accompaniment. A similar antenna is also available at the rear of the fuselage. Another antenna is located on the side of the fuselage in the area of ​​the fairing of the chassis. Presumably, this is an element of the airborne complex of defense. Like the A-50, the A-100 has a satellite communication antenna in the upper part of the fuselage.
    The characteristics of the A-100 can be estimated from its export version A-100E. Its radar is capable of escorting up to 300 targets at a distance of 650 km (for example, a heavy bomber at a high altitude) or 215 km (an EPR target of the order of 1 km.) And control 30 fighters. The aircraft can be in the air up to six hours at a distance of 1000 km from its base. A-100 should replace the existing ARL-50 and A-50U aircraft. Russia has 17 A-50 aircraft based in Ivanovo, 250 km from Moscow.

    A-50 and A-50U

    By 2017, four A-50s were upgraded to version A-50U with the installation of the Shmel-M system. In comparison with the original version, "Shmel-M" is equipped with a new digital data processing system, which replaced the analog system of the previous modification. This reduced mass and increased reliability. According to some sources, the modernized aircraft can detect up to 150 targets at distances up to 600 km, compared to 45 targets for the A-50. The "Bumblebee" radar with mechanical scanning remained unchanged. The transfer of data was improved by installing LCD monitors instead of cathode ray tubes. Communication and navigation facilities have also been replaced. Unlike the base A-50, the A-50U is equipped with not only a kitchen and restrooms, but also a rest room for the crew. The old D-30KP-2 engines remained on the plane. The only external difference between the two modifications is the small planes in the fairing area of ​​the main landing gear rails. At A-50 they served to protect the radar from reflected signals from the Earth.

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2607102.html


    Oh so the A-100 Radar only scans in elevation.  Similar as the E-3 Sentry.  I wonder why they not adopt full 3D scanning. Thus allow optimized sector scan mode like E-2D Hawkeye.

    Russian MoD said, that A-100 is gonna be superior to NATO AWACS,actually Sentry already has a detection range of 650km something, so I suppose A-100 will have detection range of around 700-750km.
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Isos on Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:26 am


    Russian MoD said, that A-100 is gonna be superior to NATO AWACS,actually Sentry already has a detection range of 650km something, so I suppose A-100 will have detection range of around 700-750km.

    That statement has 0 value. And detection range is not the only parametre for AWACS specially that now with stealth technology those max range are useless numbers.
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Ives on Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:29 pm

    Isos wrote:

    Russian MoD said, that A-100 is gonna be superior to NATO AWACS,actually Sentry already has a detection range of 650km something, so I suppose A-100 will have detection range of around 700-750km.

    That statement has 0 value. And detection range is not the only parametre for AWACS specially that now with stealth technology those max range are useless numbers.

    Why 0 ? What is the point to make the same toy as your potential enemy? Especially considering that potential enemy has bigger numbers you definetely needs to have better quality.

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    Post  Ives on Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:18 pm

    Plus, Sentry is sorta old af, and new system should definetely show better results.

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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Isos on Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:30 pm

    Ives wrote:
    Isos wrote:

    Russian MoD said, that A-100 is gonna be superior to NATO AWACS,actually Sentry already has a detection range of 650km something, so I suppose A-100 will have detection range of around 700-750km.

    That statement has 0 value. And detection range is not the only parametre for AWACS specially that now with stealth technology those max range are useless numbers.

    Why 0 ? What is the point to make the same toy as your potential enemy? Especially considering that potential enemy has bigger numbers you definetely needs to have better quality.

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    They always say that. US upgrade constantly their AWACS fleet and they worked much more on them than Russian. Indians use israeli radars on their A-50...

    I'm not saying they are bad but when I hear superior to everything it is like the comments we found from pro-US for their stuff. It is probably on pair with them.
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Cyberspec on Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:51 am

    Going by what's been said so far, it's going to be more multifunctional compared to existing AWACS's
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Tsavo Lion on Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:47 pm

    Yes, "a multi-purpose command and control, electronic warfare, and intelligence gathering platform": hedrive.com/the-war-zone/16281/bristling-with-antennas-russias-a-100-is-likely-more-than-just-a-new-radar-plane

    I wonder what will they do with A-50M/U airframes later?
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    Post  Ives on Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:26 am

    Tsavo Lion wrote:Yes, "a multi-purpose command and control, electronic warfare, and intelligence gathering platform": hedrive.com/the-war-zone/16281/bristling-with-antennas-russias-a-100-is-likely-more-than-just-a-new-radar-plane

    I wonder what will they do with A-50M/U airframes later?

    More likely sell to India or any other sorry-country.
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Cyberspec on Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:45 am

    Ives wrote:
    Tsavo Lion wrote:Yes, "a multi-purpose command and control, electronic warfare, and intelligence gathering platform": hedrive.com/the-war-zone/16281/bristling-with-antennas-russias-a-100-is-likely-more-than-just-a-new-radar-plane

    I wonder what will they do with A-50M/U airframes later?

    More likely sell to India or any other sorry-country.

    I doubt it...they wouldn't be upgrading them if they were for sale. They'll probably serve for a long time to come
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  Isos on Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:08 pm

    Cyberspec wrote:
    Ives wrote:
    Tsavo Lion wrote:Yes, "a multi-purpose command and control, electronic warfare, and intelligence gathering platform": hedrive.com/the-war-zone/16281/bristling-with-antennas-russias-a-100-is-likely-more-than-just-a-new-radar-plane

    I wonder what will they do with A-50M/U airframes later?

    More likely sell to India or any other sorry-country.

    I doubt it...they wouldn't be upgrading them if they were for sale. They'll probably serve for a long time to come

    I hope so for them because they receiced A-50U months ago ...
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  GarryB on Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:40 pm

    Do you mean scan electronically 360deg ?

    It said it scanned 12 times a minute horizontally.... vertical scan is electronic.

    You don't need AESA to just scan a sector.... you just have the signal on in the sectors you want to scan and off in the sectors you don't.
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    Russian Flying Radar A-100 First Flight...

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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  George1 on Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:58 pm

    The Russian Ministry of Defense received the first Tu-214PU-SBUS aircraft

    As reported by the spotter, the Russian Defense Ministry in March 2018 received the first of the two built at the Kazan Aviation Plant named after S.P. Gorbunova (a branch of PJSC "Tupolev") of special-purpose aircrafts-Tu-214PU-SBUS control points - board with serial number 529 (registration number RA-64529). According to the Flightradar24 resource, on March 17, 2018 this aircraft arrived from Kazan to the place of permanent basing at the Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow.


    The first special-purpose aircraft received by the Russian Ministry of Defense is the Tu-214PU-SBUS control room (serial number 529, registration number RA-64529). Chkalovsky, March 2018 (c) Ruslan Borovik / russianplanes.net (link)

    Recall that in November 2015, PJSC "Tupolev" in information messages about the decisions of the Board of Directors published data on the conclusion of a contract for the construction of two Tu-214PU-SBUS aircrafts with PJSC United Aircraft Corporation. The final customer was an unnamed state customer, which, as it became known at the time, was the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. The contract cost amounted to 5.665 billion rubles, the deadline for fulfilling the obligations under the transaction was set until December 31, 2017.

    The construction of two Tu-214PU-SBUS aircraft with serial numbers 529 and 530 was also confirmed in the procurement materials of PJSC "Tupolev". According to these materials, Tu-214PU-SBUS aircraft must be equipped with a special onboard communication unit SBUS-214.

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3145203.html
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  George1 on Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:55 am

    The Russian Ministry of Defense received the second Tu-214PU-SBUS (Airborne command post version).

    As reported on June 20, 2018 PJSC United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the PJSC Tupolev transferred to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation the second of the two built at the Kazan Aviation Plant named after S.P. Gorbunova (branch of PJSC "Tupolev") of special-purpose aircraft-control point Tu-214PU-SBUS - the side with serial number 530 (registration number RA-64530). It is reported that "after the fact-finding flight carried out by the crew of the operating organization, the plane made a flight to the place of basing."



    On the bmpd side, we remind that in November 2015, PJSC "Tupolev" published information on the decisions of the Board of Directors on the conclusion of a contract for the construction of two Tu-214PU-SBUS aircrafts with PJSC "United Aircraft Corporation". The final customer was an unnamed state customer, which, as it became known at the time, was the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. The contract cost amounted to 5.665 billion rubles, the deadline for fulfilling the obligations under the transaction was set until December 31, 2017.

    The construction of two Tu-214PU-SBUS aircraft with serial numbers 529 and 530 was also confirmed in the procurement materials of PJSC "Tupolev". According to these materials, Tu-214PU-SBUS aircraft must be equipped with a special onboard communication unit SBUS-214.

    The construction of aircraft under this contract was carried out at the Kazan Aviation Plant, where the first Tu-241PU-SBUS built with serial number 529 (registration number RA-64529) made the first flight on October 14, 2017, and the second aircraft with serial number 530 (RA registration number -64530) - December 2, 2017. The first plane (RA-64529) was transferred to the Russian Ministry of Defense on March 26, 2018. Both Tu-214PU-SBUS, according to the known data, are based on the airfield Chkalovsky (Moscow region).

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3245165.html
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  LMFS on Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:32 pm

    A-100 close to start of state testing:

    http://tass.ru/armiya-i-opk/5508025
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    Re: AWACS-Command & Control aircrafts of RuAF

    Post  George1 on Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:32 pm

    Batch deliveries of A-100 ‘flying radar’ to start in 2020-2021 - source

    Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said earlier that the A-100 aircraft would start flights by the end of this year

    GELENDZHIK, September 8. /TASS/. Serial deliveries of the A-100 airborne early warning and control (AWACS) aircraft will start in 2020-2021, a source in the defense and industrial complex told TASS.

    "Serial supplies of the aircraft will start in 2020-2021," he said when asked a respective question.

    Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said earlier that the A-100 aircraft would start flights by the end of this year.

    The advanced A-100 Premier AWACS aircraft was designed on the basis of the Il-776MD-90A. It is capable of quickly increasing the radar field in a specified line of operations. The A-100 is capable of detecting and tracking air and other targets and help operate the fighter and strike aviation when setting air, ground and sea targets.


    More:
    http://tass.com/defense/1020588



    Contract on A-100 batch production launch expected in end-2018, early 2019 - UAC president

    The advanced A-100 Premier AWACS aircraft was designed on the basis of the Il-776MD-90A

    GELENDZHIK, September 8. /TASS/. Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) plans to sign a contract on batch production of the A-100 airborne early warning and control aircraft with the Defense Ministry at the end of 2018 or in early 2019, UAC’s President Yuri Slyusar said on Saturday.

    "We expect a detailed discussion with the Defense Ministry of the A-100 aircraft serial deliveries contract by the end of this year or in 2019," he said.

    The advanced A-100 Premier AWACS aircraft was designed on the basis of the Il-776MD-90A. It is capable of quickly increasing the radar field in a specified line of operations. The A-100 is capable of detecting and tracking air and other targets and help operate the fighter and strike aviation when setting air, ground and sea targets.


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    http://tass.com/defense/1020596
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    Post  George1 on Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:01 pm

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, December 10. /TASS/. The Taganrog-based Beriev Aircraft Company has delivered the upgraded A-50U long-range radar surveillance aircraft to Russia’s Aerospace Force, the company said in a statement obtained by TASS on Monday.

    "On December 6, the Beriev Aircraft Company delivered another A-50U serially modernized long-range radar surveillance plane (side number ‘red’ 45) to the Aerospace Force of Russia. After passing all the necessary trials, the plane was transferred to an Aerospace Force crew and made a successful flight from Taganrog to the place of its permanent basing," the statement says.

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    Post  George1 on Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:25 pm

    Russian Aerospace Force Receives the Fifth A-50U Modernized Aircraft


    As reported by United Aircraft Building Corporation (UAC), on December 6, 2018 Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex named after GM Beriev PJSC transferred to VKS of Russia the next serially upgraded A-50U long-range radar detection aircraft (the tail number "red" 45). After passing all the necessary tests, the aircraft was transferred to the crew of the VKS and successfully flew from Taganrog to the place of its permanent base.



    The new modification of the A-50U complex has improved characteristics of the radio-technical complex, while the RTK itself is greatly facilitated by the transition to a new element base. Significantly improved working conditions for aircraft crew members.

    Modernization of the A-50 aircraft in the A-50U variant is conducted by the TANTK Gm Beriev together with the Concern of radio engineering "Vega". Currently, TANTK is working on the modernization of the next A-50 aviation complexes.

    From the side of bmpd, let us point out that this aircraft of the A-50U radar patrol and guidance (side number "45 red", registration number RF-93952) is the fifth A-50 aircraft of the VKS of Russia converted into this configuration. This aircraft, with serial number 0093493818 and serial number 71-05, was built as A-50 in 1989 and has been on TANTK since 2017.

    Earlier, the Concern "VEGA" Radio Engineering JSC (the main contractor for the A-50U modernization program) and TANTK (as a contractor) completed the supply contracts for the four modernized A-50U aircraft for the Russian Ministry of Defense.
    As early as the mid-2000s, the first converted into a modification of the A-50U on the TANTK was the A-50 aircraft with the tail number "37 red" (serial number 0073476298, serial number 58-05) as a prototype for the modernization of this program. The certificate of completion of the State tests of this prototype A-50U was signed on November 26, 2009, after which the aircraft was used in Taganrog for further testing and development, and only on March 25, 2014 was the Russian Air Force formally handed over, having received its own name "Sergey Atayants" in the honor of the aircraft designer, who directly led the creation of the A-50.

    The first serially modernized A-50U aircraft was a vehicle with a tail number "47 red" (registration number RF-92957, serial number 0043453577, serial number 40-05), after completion of the modernization on TANTK, transferred to the Russian Air Force on October 31, 2011. The second mass-produced modernized A-50U aircraft was the 33 Red board (serial number 0043454618, serial number 41-05), which was transferred to the Russian Air Force after the modernization was completed in April 2013.

    The fourth modernized A-50U aircraft, which received its own name "Taganrog" (tail number 41 red, registration number RF-94268, serial number 0083483499, serial number 63-05) was transferred to the VKS of Russia on March 7, 2017.

    As part of the Russian Aerospace Force, all combat aircraft of the A-50 series are part of the aviation unit deployed at the Ivanovo-Severny airfield, which since 2010 has been called the aviation group of the combat use of long-range radar detection aircraft of the 610th center for combat use and retraining of flight crews (aviation personnel - transport aviation) of the 4th State Center for Aviation Personnel Training and Military Testing. According to known data, the unit now has 14 A-50 and four first A-50U aircraft, not counting several A-50 airplanes in storage. In March 2014, a representative of the Concern for Radiostroyeniya “Vega” JSC told RIA Novosti that the Air Force (VKS) of Russia has a total of 22 A-50 airplanes, including those in storage.

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3451712.html
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    Post  George1 on Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:18 pm

    RuAF new A-100 AWACS performed 2nd testing flight to check avionics. The aircraft got “Go” for next tests. via @rianru

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