Russia and India this year will be the first modern MiG-29 fighter aircraft
Data Figure: Russian-made MiG-29SMT multipurpose fighter
Global Network reporter Zhong Weidong reported, according to RIA Novosti news, 9 February, the Russian United Aircraft Corporation President Mikhail ? Pogosyan 9 in Bangalore, India 2011 air show press conference within the framework of the said Indian, or will receive the first aircraft in 2011, equipped with new radar, and airborne weapons and the modernization of MiG-29 fighters equipped.
Pogosyan said: “I think we will supply in 2011 the first modern aircraft (MiG-29) fighter. The project provides for about 60 aircraft to modernize the project in India in recognition of the implementation period, but the implementation will take several years. “
Russia and India in 2008, according to the contract signed, Russia will be replaced by more modern aircraft, airborne equipment. These fighters will install a new radar to better combat ground, air and sea targets.
Pogue relative said: “After the cockpit modernization will reach the level of the fourth-generation fighters. And will be using new weapons.” He pointed out that the project is the second Russian aerospace manufacturers major equipment modernization projects in India.
Pogue phase further said: “The most important modernization project is the BrahMos missile and the integration of Su-30MKI fighters.”