Monday, May 31, 2010

Russia Wins "Super 30 "Contract to Modernize Indian Su-30MKI fighters

India has placed orders with the Russian defense industry to modernize Su-30MKI Flanker-H fighters produced in India under the Russian license, India Today magazine reported in its June issue, without disclosing the sum of the contract.The project codenamed Super 30 stipulates the installation of new radars, onboard computers, electronic warfare systems and BrahMos supersonic missiles on 40 Su-30MKI fighters, the magazine said.The Indian Air Force currently operates about 100 Su-30MKI fighters and plans to produce another 170 aircraft in the next 10 years under the Russian license.



1 comments:

"...new radars, onboard computers, electronic warfare systems and BrahMos supersonic missiles on 40 [already formidable] Su-30MKI fighters" Wow!

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