India from Tibet in the recent deployment of Air Force Su-30MKI fighter base
Indian Air Force Su-30MKI is the most advanced active-duty fighter
[Canada, "Chinese Defense Review," June issue (early publication) article] Topic: Indian Air Force stationed in Assam analysis
advanced fighters deployed to deter China in depth
Indian defense sources said the Su-30MKI multirole fighters stationed in Tezpur, Jia Buwa Air Force Base plans to for about two years to complete. Two bases are located in Assam, 120 km away, Jia Buwa base less than 50 kilometers from the border. Tibet is the latest from the Indian Air Force base, currently stationed in 15 MiG-21 fighters. Two military airport maintenance facilities are not perfect, only the construction of a mound-type hangars, Tezpur stationed with 16 MiG-21. The source claimed that, soon entered the two bases the Air Force Su-30MKI is the latest form of the eastern forces. “Operations in India began to notice in the near future, the Air Force is critical to winning in 2011 will be the first test as far as 450 km range air emission “BrahMos” supersonic multi-purpose missiles, it tested by the Su-30MKI and carry.
Air Force Base in Gubu Wa Su-30MKI’s intention to deploy special significance in fact, Based on Su-30MKI combat radius of nearly 1500 km, the need to deploy in such a small depth Qian Jin, mainly based on strategic deterrence, while strengthening the eastern part of the overall air force.
the Indian Army’s move is clearly careful analysis of the Chinese Air Force in Yunnan, Sichuan strengthen the trend of modern air force, the Chinese Air Force Luliang County in Yunnan, Sichuan, Chongqing, Otake the presence of a F-1OA, a Soviet -27SK/UBK group, therefore, the two Indian Air Force Su-30MKI base enough to cover the Sichuan, Yunnan throughout. As the major military installations in Tibet, from Jia Buwa bases. completely covered. The bases of the Su-30MKI and the “BrahMos” missile has a range of cover Kunming, Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanning, Guilin, Lanzhou, so you can see, the Chinese Air Force has greatly strengthened the strategic air defense in the western region, especially in Lanzhou, Baoji, Xi’an, a red flag in the deployment of remote ground-9 missile intentions, both for U.S. forces in Afghanistan, but also the increasingly powerful Indian Air Force for the modern aviation technology advances. the first time in history the Indian air force in China’s western region constitutes a strategic depth southwest of air situation.
the deployment of the Indian Air Force can also be seen the completion of its strategic transformation. that is, a single from the past to deal with Pakistan, North Korea simultaneously fight two regional wars (for Pakistan to China) the direction of the conversion and the new Indian military doctrine with particular emphasis on simultaneously fight two major wars in the importance of this, the Air Force in the implementation of active land re-deployment of traditional Sino-Indian war, the party appears to be mainly in the Indian territory in Tibet, however, The re-adjustment of the deployment and presence of the most advanced long-range fighter intended to: China’s southwest, west depth implementation of a broad strategy of deterrence!