Russia has offered to manufacture MiG-35 4++ generation multirole fighter jointly with India along with Transfer of Technology (ToT), Ilya Tarasenko, CEO, MiG Corporation of Russia said Monday.
"JSC RAC 'MiG' is participating in tender process for supply of aircraft to the IAF through Rosoboronexport. The Corporation is offering its newest lightweight Russian fighter MiG-35, in accordance with 'Make-in-India' program requirements," Tarasenko said during an interview with Financial Express.
Elaborating, he said, "We are about to finalize an agreement with our Indian industrial partner. At the same time we are having negotiations with a wide range of industrial enterprises to elaborate a unique and advantageous offer to participate with in the IAF tender."
On being asked whether the country was willing to share critical technologies to India, he said, "Of course, we are ready to transfer technology and necessary documentation to partner enterprises for production of our fighters in India."
He added that Russia is open to the idea of setting up required infrastructure in India, to provide maintenance and support to the jets through their whole life-cycle. The proposed contract will include offset agreement, sharing modern technologies as well as training of staff.
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