Russia to India in October delivery of four MiG-29K carrier-based aircraft
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Global Times special correspondent in Russia reported any occasion, according to RIA Novosti reported that 9 Indian Defense Ministry sources said, Russia India “Vikram Muddy Teia” (INS Vikramaditya) aircraft carrier first produced a total of four MiG-29K carrier-based fighter aircraft will be delivered to India in October.
According to reports, the first batch of fighters, including two single-seat fighter and two two-seater. India has ordered a total of 16 fighters, including 12 single-seat MiG-29K fighters and four two-seat MiG-29KUB trainer.
Russia plans to complete in 2008, the carrier of the modification, but because of technical problems, finishing dragged until 2012. Therefore, these carrier-based aircraft by 2012 will be deployed on the ground Air Force Base.
source said: “The fighters will probably arrive in mid-October in India, where assembly and test flight and then, the Indian military will then install these fighters.”
this batch fighter handed over to India this spring, the Indian Air Force pilots over the summer to use these aircraft for training, flight training, a total of 400 sorties.
MiG-weather carrier-based fighter is a 4 + + generation multi-role fighters. The aircraft provide air protection for the fleet, water and air superiority and precision strike ground targets.