Russia will help India to improve upgrade 50 Su-30MKI fighters (Figure)
Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters are considered the world’s best aircraft in its class, according to one of Russia
” Airport “Web site July 2, 2010 reported that, according to India Department of Defense representatives announced that the Russian help, the Indian Air Force in the last 3-4 years for 50 Su-30MKI fighters to modernize.
on behalf of the Indian Defense Ministry said five fighter aircraft manufacturers will be – the Russian “Irkut Corporation” to be updated. The rest will be in India by Indian experts to transform.
Indian Defense Ministry stressed that the Su-30MKI fighters for the modernization, will install advanced avionics and other equipment, and to improve its combat effectiveness, technical and tactical performance and flight performance. It also provides longer fuselage structure to enable them to carry a joint venture by Russia and India, the production of “BrahMos” supersonic cruise missile. At present, India has ordered nearly 280 fighters Su-30MKI, Su-30MKI fighters and is considered the world’s best aircraft in its class one, and as the Indian Air Force’s primary means of attack. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Wang XY)