Five Indian transport aircraft from 40 shipped to Ukraine India for modernization under the 2009 contract gone, informs journal Defense News referring to the bureaucrat of the Indian air force.
according to his statement, according to the 2009 contract signed by India with UkrSpetsExport, modernization and repair of 104 transport aircraft An-32, purchased in Ukrainian design Bureau Antonov, 40 aircraft had to be upgraded within Ukraine, and 64 other - repair facilities on the Indian air force in Kanpur provided by Ukraine on technology. The total contract Price is $ 400 million, reports RIA " Novosti ". However, in India the Ministry of war say that out of forty planes Ukraine returned only 35 renovated, the other Five had disappeared. On appeal the Indian military bureaucrats in the residence of the Ambassador of Ukraine, the Ukrainian staff of the foreign office replied that this question must address the Antonov design Bureau, and the state can not help you. The contract was signed until 2017, However, because of the fighting in the East of Ukraine, the implementation was difficult.