In service with the air forces of India is Russian su-30MKI, which is considered one of the most powerful war machines in the world.
The plane - the pride of power, stressed the Minister of state for business and qualification of India Rajiv Pratap Rudy on the opening of the first Indo-Russian youth forum.
Russia has established with India a close and mutually beneficial cooperation in many areas, namely on the supply of Russian weaponry. So, instead of the French Rafale aircraft new Delhi decided to purchase domestic modernized su-30MKI. Replacement in India was very pleased.
"India is proud of the fact that we have adopted is the su-30MKI, which is considered one of the most powerful fighters in the world," TASS quoted the Minister of state for business and training Rajiv Pratap Rudy. Previously politician had the opportunity to see this: he made the 40-minute flight on the Russian fighter in scale aerospace show "Aero India - 2015" in Bangalore.
Orders total Indian air force Russian su-30MKI is 272 of the machine. For all this, they intend in India under license transferred aircraft company Hindustan Aeronautics.
Assembled from Russia to India since 2007 was delivered 50 aircraft. 134 combat vehicles were collected by the military-industrial complex powers with the use of the license. It is envisaged that by 2018, the air force will put into service all fighters made and formed from su-30MKI 14 squadrons.
Russian-Indian youth summit on which Rajiv Pratap Rudy has given the highest rating of Russian military technology, will be held until March 27. As expected, it will be attended by over 300 people aged 18 to 35 years. The initiator of the meeting was the Russian Union of young people with the support of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in India.
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