Indian media said that China is under negotiation with the Russian Su-33 carrier aircraft 50 (Figure)
Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the parking deck on the Su-33 carrier-based fighter
LONDON Dec. 29 message: 28 Indian Telegraph reported that Russia has recently announced that its Su-33 fighters out of the Indian Navy aircraft carrier procurement on the grounds that it will phase out this aircraft, but its recent sale to China is working on which 50 fighters and Chinese contact.
reported that the Navy aircraft carrier has its own special requirements, for example, due to the limited space in operation, so you need folding wings, but also aircraft with short/vertical takeoff and landing capability. To this end, the Indian Navy aircraft to five global suppliers of information to seek payment instructions, including the Sukhoi Su-33 fighters, carrier-based aircraft to meet their needs.
However, according to the Indian Navy sources said, India’s largest arms supplier to bring the Russian Su-33 fighters will be out of the bidding, because Russia will phase out the aircraft. However, Russia is currently being sold to China 50 fighter planes which the negotiations with China – the Chinese Navy aircraft carriers to meet their project requirements, need to purchase carrier-based aircraft.
reported that the Indian Navy ordered 12 MiG-29K fighters in the first four aircraft arrived in India earlier this month. Currently these fighters have not yet assembled, because they are in transport under the conditions of packing removal arrived in India.
reports that the MiG-29K aircraft will be equipped in India, “Vic la Guardia” aircraft (ie, mother Russia, “Admiral Gorshkov” sign) on top, but due to the current Russia and India, two countries not yet on the carrier agree on the price, so the aircraft carrier the Indian Navy is the case in the absence of receiving a group of fighters. In this case, the INS Hansa in Goa, India built a Naval Air Station and the “Admiral Gorshkov” aircraft carrier flight deck similar to the runway to prepare for the MiG-29K fighters to use.
report said that in addition to Sukhoi’s Su-33 fighters, the Indian Navy on the F – 18 “Super Hornet” fighter “Typhoon” fighter, “Rafale” fighter were to Boeing, Eurofighter, Dassault issued a Request for Information Manual. In fact, the Indian Navy did not initially intend to disseminate information in Sweden Saab seek instructions, but the company has expressed interest and willingness to provide “Gripen” JAS 39 naval variant version.
in the current world’s greatest fighter this bid, the six aircraft were involved in competition is “Super Hornet”, “Eurofighter”, “gust” and “Gripen”, F-16 Super Viper and “MiG-35″, the Indian Air Force procurement of 126 medium multi-purpose this machine may be worth orders over $ 12 billion.
reported that the Indian Navy F-35 “Lightning II” of Strike Fighter shown surprising interest. U.S. F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) project naval variant version of the project by Lockheed Martin is responsible for implementation, to be known as the aviation industry’s only fifth generation fighter. In July this year, Lockheed Martin at its Fort Worth, Texas, plant was the first Navy aircraft F-35C fighter ceremony. Currently, the aircraft has not yet been flight.
reported, except the United States, nine other countries are also developing the Joint Strike Fighter – the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore and Turkey. India also signed a separate agreement with Russia, the fifth-generation fighter aircraft jointly developed (FGFA), but the progress of the project process with the Joint Strike Fighter are still far away.
Indian Navy official said India plans to buy to equip a squadron (16-20 aircraft) carrier-based aircraft. Cochin, India is currently building the domestic carrier (IAC), is expected to be completed in 2018. Indian Navy is currently the only aircraft carrier virrat number (INS Viraat R-22) using the British Sea Harrier vertical short takeoff and landing aircraft. In November, the carrier has just completed a two-year overhaul.
India open for the international community is also quite upset to buy aircraft carrier, the domestic Tejas light combat aircraft for various reasons, the delivery date has been continuously delayed. India’s aircraft carrier force due to lack of effective supplement declining, the Indian Navy aircraft ownership is currently not sufficient to equip a squadron. Compiled: Spring