India Turns To Russia To Add Air Firepower

Mail Today|July 3, 2020

India Turns To Russia To Add Air Firepower
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday approved the proposal for procurement of 21 MiG-29s along with a proposal to upgrade the Indian Air Force’s existing MiG-29 aircraft. In addition, the MoD has also given the green light to the procurement of 12 Su-30 MKI aircraft.
Manjeet Singh Negi and Abhishek Bhalla

While the MiG-29 procurement and upgradation from Russia is estimated to cost Rs 7,418 crores, the Su-30 MKI will be procured from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) at an estimated cost of Rs 10,730 crores.


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July 3, 2020