Russia is expecting mega-deals in engine sales as India seeks to increase the number of Su-30MKI, MiG-29 fighter jets and order new helicopters. All these engines are developed and produced by the United Engine Corporation (UEC), the consortium of aerospace engine manufacturers in Russia
The Indian Air Force is in talks with Russia for an urgent procurement of 21 MiG 29 fighter aircraft in a contract valued at INR 6,000 Crore ($847 million). The jets are required to be delivered at a short notice as India has been facing acute shortage of combat aircraft
The Hungarian government has put its last batch of 19 MiG-29 fighter jets up for sale. The single lot includes 19 fighters MiG-29, partially dismantled, or designated as unsuitable, 20 engines and about 300 other items, including weapons for aircraft
The Indian MiG-29 aircraft are being upgraded to match capabilities of a 4.5 generation of fighter jet and will be capable of increased duration of sorties
India will be gifting three MiG-21 fighter jets to Russia during the upcoming India-Russia bilateral summit in New Delhi this week. “Three MiG-21s are scheduled to be handed over to Russians based on a request from their Defence Minister to our Defence Minister
A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of an Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, due to a technical snag while carrying out a routine mission on Tuesday. The pilot was able to escape unhurt, defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh was quoted as saying by Zee News
Russian MiG Aircraft Corporation is developing MiG-41, a fifth generation fighter-interceptor, which will replace the MiG-31 fighters. "No, this is not a mythical project, this is a long-standing project for the MiG and now we are carrying out intensive work under the aegis of the UAC [the United Aircraft Corporation] and will present it to the public soon," MiG CEO Ilya Tarasenko was quoted as saying by
An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashes in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Wednesday, killing its pilot. "Today (July 18) afternoon a MiG-21 aircraft, which was on a routine sortie crashed at 1321/hr in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh
Poland will suspend all flights of Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter planes until Friday's crash of one of the aircraft is explained by a state commission, Defence Minister Mariusz BÅ‚aszczak announced at a press conference on Friday. A Polish MiG-29 plane from the 22nd Air Base in Malbork, north Poland, crashed at 1:57 am on Friday some 50 km east from its base, near PasÅ‚Ä™k, the Defence Ministry has reported
The Indian Defense Ministry has received six bids for the Request for Information for the manufacture of 110 fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force. The deadline for the RFI issued in April ended on 6 July
Chinas Peoples Liberation Army-Air Force is preparing to send fighter jets to escort North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the upcoming US-DPRK summit to be held in Singapore. "Escorting [a head of state] with jets is one of the highest security protocols that the air force can provide," the South Korean source told South China Morning Post Thursday, adding that if China sends air assets to conduct the escort then "it may be a message directed to the US-ROK [Republic of Korea, or South Korea] alliance that China is strongly backing up the Kim regime
The Bulgarian National Assembly committee on finance and budget cleared $1.08 billion for the procurement of 16 fighter jets
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