Su 30 Mki

  • Why the Dassault Rafale will be purchased by the Indian Air Force

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    In 2011, the IAF managed to get the government to revise its sanctioned combat squadron strength upwards to 42 from the previous 39.5. This decision...

  • The case for speeding up India's domestic fifth generation fighter projects

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The Indian Air Force's (IAF) quest for its first fifth generation fighter has been running into the usual back and forth with the Russians as...

  • Fighter aircraft MiG29K commissioned into Indian Navy 11-05-2013 02:59 PM

    Panaji: New-age fighter aircraft MiG29K was on Saturday commissioned ceremoniously into the Indian Navy in the presence of Defence Minister AK Antony at INS Hansa near in Panaji. The aircraft would be attached to aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, which would be commissioned later this year. The MiG29K squadron - initially...
  • IAF can fight a two-front war on its present strength: Officials 16-04-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: Considering the threat perception from both China and Pakistan, the Indian Air force (IAF) has upgraded its capabilities to meet any challenge from the two fronts simultaneously. These capabilities were tested successfully for the first time during the recent three-week war games 'Livewire' in which over 400 fighter...
  • Indo-Russian military relationship set to flourish in spite of Gorshkov delay

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    With less than a month to go for Russia's President Vladimir Putin's visit to Delhi, the two sides appear to have "stabilised" the military relationship...

  • IAF Su-30MKI crashes near Pune, pilots eject 13-12-2011 02:29 PM

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-MK30I fighter aircraft crashed at Vadebolai near Pune on Tuesday afternoon. The Su-MK30I jet took off from Pune's Lohegaon IAF base around 1245 and crashed at 1:10 pm. Locals said that they saw both the pilots eject before the crash. "Both the pilots flying...
  • European firm offers missiles for IAF's Su-30 17-10-2011 03:54 PM

    Naples (Italy): European consortium MBDA has offered their 300 km-range Taurus stand-off missile system to the Indian Air Force (IAF) for its fighter jets such as the Su-30MKI. "We have received a Request for Information (RFI) from the IAF for a stand-off long range missile from the IAF and we...
  • Antony to review defence ties during Moscow visit 02-10-2011 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony will be in Moscow on a three-day visit starting Monday to take stock of military cooperation between the two sides and review ongoing projects like delivery of aircraft-carrier Admiral Gorshkov, Su-30 MKI, T-90 tanks and frigates. The Defence Minister will also witness the test-flight...
  • IAF to fly MS Dhoni in a Su-30 MKI 05-04-2011 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: The chief of Indian Air Force PV Naik on Tuesday stated that he will seek special permission from the government so that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar can experience a flight of Su-30MKI- the best fighter plane of IAF. "Sachin Tendulkar is already...