Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Army Air Defence

Indian Army Air Defense 

Air Defense was a part of Regiment of Artillery till 1993, then it was formed into a separate corps and named as Corps of Army Air defense (AAD). The primary function of AAD is to work with Indian air force to safeguard the Sky of nation, there task is to protect the air space from enemy infringement.
These units also work along with Mechanized unit to strengthen their position at front posts.AAD mainly use air defense guns, surface to surface missiles, radars, communication equipments and other hardware's. Their units are known as regiments and separates on the basis of the weapons they used and degree of mobility. 

Logo of Indian Army Air Defense

 

Army Air dense Logo

 


 

 

 

 

 

Structure/Organization Of Army Air Defense Regiment

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A battery can hold Single or mixed type of Air Defense Weapons





 

Characteristics of Air Defense Weapons


Weapon System
Maximum Range
Warhead
Remarks
L-70 gun
3.5 km
High explosive
Single barrel gun
ZU-23-2 (twin)
2.5 km
High explosive, incendiary, armour piercing and tracer
Twin barrel gun
ZSU-23-4 (Schilka)
2.5 km
High explosive, incendiary, armour piercing and tracer
Four barrel gun
SAM 7 (strela)
2.8 km – 4.2 km
High explosive
Man portable SAM
SAM 14 (Igla)
3.0 km – 3.5 km
High explosive
Man portable SAM
SAM 13 (Strela)
5 km
High explosive
Self propelled SAM
SAM 8 (OSA-AK)
10 km
High explosive
Self propelled SAM
SAM 6 (KWADRAT)
5 km – 24 km
High explosive
Self propelled SAM
Tungushka
2.5 km – 10 km (missile)
.2 km – 4 km (gun)
High explosive, armour piercing and tracer
Self propelled gun-missile system




Army Air Defense Wallpapers/pictures


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5 comments:

  1. Hello,

    I am Debjit Bera 40 years, a professional self employed music composer and documentary film maker from Kolkata, West Bengal. Can I join the Indian Army Air Defense regiment as a part of Territorial Army?

    Thank u

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    1. No you can't .... its for Infantry only

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  2. how to join indian air defence system?

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  3. How to join army air defence?

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  4. How to join army air defence?

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