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  • Fighter aircraft MiG29K commissioned into Indian Navy May 11, 2013

    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 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 three-week 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 air-launched 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 air-launched version of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which would be fitted to the Su-30MKI combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). An agreement was signed...
  • India to buy more Su-30 MKI fighter jets from Russia October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India is all set to procure 42 Su-30 MKI combat aircraft and 71 medium-lift 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 5-Mach 7. "I think...
  • IAF Su-30MKI crashes near Pune, pilots eject December 13, 2011

    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 the...
  • European firm offers missiles for IAF's Su-30 October 17, 2011

    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 have...
  • Antony to review defence ties during Moscow visit October 2, 2011

    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 of...
  • IAF to fly MS Dhoni in a Su-30 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 Su-30MKI- the best fighter plane of IAF. ...