India is keen to buy MiG-29 aircraft from Malaysia, upgrade them for use by its air force in return for Sukhoi fighter spares to Kuala Lumpur.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the proposal was among the aspects of military cooperation agreed to by Malaysia and India, New Straits Times reported Wednesday.
"There is a possibility too that they will buy our MiG-29 aircraft for refit. We reciprocate by accepting spare parts for our Sukhoi aircraft programme," he told a media conference at the end of a six-day visit to India which started on March 30 in Chennai.
The Malaysian Ministry of Defence and the Royal Malaysian Air Force (TUDM) would look at the form of cooperation, including handling the Sukhoi aircraft and spare parts.
According to leading military aviation magazine, 'Air Forces Monthly', the Royal Malaysian Air Force in 1995 procured 18 MiG-29N from Russia, and presently has 10 MiG-29N and 2 MiG-29NU (trainers) in its fleet.
The inadvertent ejection of Indias Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft seats is because of possible issues with their functioning, the countrys air force officers have found out through their preliminary study. An ejection or ejector seat in an aircraft is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft in an emergency
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Russia is partnering with Indias Mahindra and Mahindra to locally produce components of Sukhoi Super fighter jet. "We are open to both exporting it to the Indian market as well as localizing some of the components of Sukhoi Super Jet production
Russian Aerospace Forces has plans to receive 16 new Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers by year end and will start modernization process next year. "This year, we expect additional deliveries of four aircraft and the total order volume for the current year is 16 Su-34s", Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov said Friday
India is inching close to a test launch of the Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft with Brahmos missile in April this year. Times of India quoting a senior officer with knowledge of the testing process said, "The testing is in the advanced stages
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Indias state-owned aircraft manufacturer, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will be investing up to Rs 4,000 crore (US$615m) initially to set up components store for maintaining the air force's Sukhoi fleet. “Availability of Sukhoi fighter aircraft is more important
Russia is proposing its new fighter jet, MiG-35 to India and will actively work with New Delhis air force in order to win the tender, MiGs CEO said on the sidelines of MAKS 2015 air show in Zhukovsky. Russia is keen on selling its new fighter jet MiG-35 to India as the country has evinced interest in the aircraft and talks were on to understand its requirements
A new fighter aircraft division of Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will include the Sukhoi and Mikoyan (MiG) aircraft manufacturing companies. UAC President Yuri Slyusar was quoted by Tass as saying to Rambler News Service, "We are undergoing corporate reorganization
India is likely to announce a $500 million line of credit for Bangladesh to buy spares for its MiG-29S fighters, and explore purchasing MiG-35 aircraft. India is expected to roll out the credit for Bangladesh when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits New Delhi today,
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