The Indian Goverment has approved training of Vietnam Air Force pilot on Sukhoi-30 aircraft, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar issued a statement in Parliament on December 12.
By 2015, Vietnam will have a modest fleet of around 35 Su-30 MK2 jets.
India is one of the largest users of the Russian-origin Su-30 MKIs and has developed strong expertise in operating the advanced jet. Malaysian pilots have also been trained by the IAF.
India will also train Vietnamese naval personnel in handling Russian Kilo-class submarines.
A Vietnamese Air Force Su-30 fighter aircraft crashed into the sea after taking off from Sao Vang airport on a training mission this morning. A local fisherman, said he saw a plane falling down into the sea at around 8:30 a
Russia has delivered fourth of six Varshavyanka class submarines of Project 636.1 to Vietnam on Tuesday
Contrary to expectations of international arms suppliers of a rise in defence imports following a change in government in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modis ‘Make in India call may slow down direct foreign purchases. The focus of the new government has shifted to defence equipment being manufactured at home for exports and domestic use rather than imports
Indias indigenously-built nuclear submarine INS Arihant began sea trials on December 15 from the Shipbuilding Centre (SBC) at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam. The 6,000-tonne boat, equipped with an 80MW Indian-designed and built pressurised water reactor, smoothly exiting the enclosed harbour from its narrow mouth into the open sea
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