SU 30MKI

  • IAF fighter jet Su-30MKI crashes near Pune October 14, 2014

    Pune: An Indian Air Force fighter jet Su-30MKI crashed at village Theoor near Pune on Tuesday evening. Both the pilot and the co-pilot have ejected safely. The plane was on a training sortie when it crashed into a field. It crashed while coming in for landing at a distance of approximately...
  • Fighter aircraft MiG29K commissioned into Indian Navy May 11, 2013

    Panaji: Newage 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 twofront war on its present strength: Officials April 16, 2013

    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 threeweek war games 'Livewire' in which over 400 fighter...
  • Russia to deliver first 10 of 920 AL-31FP fighter engines to India March 16, 2013

    Moscow: Russia's Ufa-based engine-maker will deliver the first 10 of 920 AL-31FP engines for the Su-30MKI Flanker-H to India before the end of March 2013, the manufacturer said. The contract with India, the largest one with a foreign client in post-Soviet history, was signed in October 2012, and engine deliveries are...
  • India, Russia ink deal on airlaunched BrahMos December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of the visit of President Vladimir Putin, India and Russia have signed a deal for working together to develop the airlaunched version of the 290kmrange BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which would be fitted to the Su30MKI combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). An agreement was signed...
  • India to buy more Su30 MKI fighter jets from Russia October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India is all set to procure 42 Su30 MKI combat aircraft and 71 mediumlift helicopters from Russia. The issue was discussed during meeting between Defence Minister AK Antony and his Russian counterpart Anatoly Serdyukov in New Delhi and an agreement in this regard is expected to be signed...
  • Hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile to be ready by 2017 June 28, 2012

    Moscow: The first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, an official said. Russia and India have recently agreed to develop hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile capable of flying at speeds of Mach 5Mach 7. "I think...
  • IAF Su30MKI crashes near Pune, pilots eject December 13, 2011

    Pune: An Indian Air Force (IAF) SukhoiMK30I fighter aircraft crashed at Vadebolai near Pune on Tuesday afternoon. The SuMK30I 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 the...
  • European firm offers missiles for IAF's Su30 October 17, 2011

    Naples (Italy): European consortium MBDA has offered their 300 kmrange Taurus standoff missile system to the Indian Air Force (IAF) for its fighter jets such as the Su30MKI. "We have received a Request for Information (RFI) from the IAF for a standoff long range missile from the IAF and we have...
  • Antony to review defence ties during Moscow visit October 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony will be in Moscow on a threeday visit starting Monday to take stock of military cooperation between the two sides and review ongoing projects like delivery of aircraftcarrier Admiral Gorshkov, Su30 MKI, T90 tanks and frigates. The Defence Minister will also witness the testflight of...
  • IAF to fly MS Dhoni in a Su30 MKI April 5, 2011

    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 Su30MKI the best fighter plane of IAF. ...