Sukhoi Su-30MKI

Indian variant of the Su-30MK multirole fighter aircraft

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Sukhoi Su-30MKI: Indian variant of the Su-30MK multirole fighter aircraft
The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a twinjet multirole air superiority fighter developed by Russia's Sukhoi and built under licence by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force (IAF). A variant of the Sukhoi Su-30, it is a heavy, all-weather, long-range fighter.


Watch: IAF's fighter aircraft carry out air operations near India-China border [Video]

Watch: IAF's fighter aircraft carry out air operations near India-China border

Amid border tensions between India and China, Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighter aircraft on July 4 carried out air operations at a forward airbase near India-China border.

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Rajnath Singh reaches Moscow to attend 75th Victory Day Parade [Video]

Rajnath Singh reaches Moscow to attend 75th Victory Day Parade

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Moscow on June 22 on a three-day visit. He will attend a military parade in Moscow to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in..

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Military chopper, fighter jet activity seen in Leh [Video]

Military chopper, fighter jet activity seen in Leh

Military chopper and fighter jet activity was seen in Ladakh on June 19. Activity was witnessed amid ongoing situation between China and India after violent face-off in Galwan valley in Ladakh...

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IAF carrying out intensive night-time operations over Eastern Ladakh

Team ANI reached a forward airbase near China border from where the Indian Air Force is carrying out intensive night operations involving its fighter aircraft including the MiG-29 and Sukhoi-30MKI..
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From Su-30 MKI jets to Astra missiles: Defence acquisition of Rs 38,900 crore approved, focus on 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'

Proposals to procure various platforms and equipment required by the armed forces were approved for an approximate cost of Rs 38,900 crore.
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Defence Ministry approves proposal to procure 21 MIG-29, 12 Su-30 MKI jets for Rs 18,148 crore

Addressing the long-felt need of the Indian Air Force to increase its fighter squadrons, 21 MIG-29 and 12 Su-30 MKI aircraft will be procured while existing 59 Mig-29 aircraft will be upgraded.
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Government approves purchase of fighter jets, missile systems, weapons worth Rs 38,900 crore

The procurement of 21 MiG-29 and upgrading of the existing fleet of MiG-29 are estimated to cost the government Rs 7,418 crore while purchase of 12 new Su-30 MKI from the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd will..
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IAF conducts fly-past over Delhi saluting 'corona warriors'

The military jets, including Sukhoi-30 MKI, MiG-29 and Jaguar, flew over Rajpath, Delhi's centrepiece boulevard, and then orbited over the city for around 30 minutes from 11 am. IAF is carrying out..
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BrahMos-embedded Sukhoi-30MKI is a gamechanger for India’s maritime security, General Bipin Rawat says

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday dedicated the newly resurrected 222 Squadron with BrahMos-embedded Sukhoi-30MKIs to the nation at a function at the Airforce Station (AFS) in..
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CDS General Rawat says difficult to predict war scenario with Pakistan

Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Monday said it was very difficult to predict if a scenario of a war with Pakistan would emerge or not but all the defence services were prepared to take on any..
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IAF reactivates No 222 'Tigersharks' squadron, first Sukhoi Su-30MKI unit for southern India

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'We Rule the Skies': IAF tweets photo of Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter pilots

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI, codenamed 'Flanker-H' by NATO, is a twinjet multirole air superiority heavy, all-weather, long-range fighter jet, developed by Russia's Sukhoi and built under license by India's..
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IAF to conduct exercise for Sukhoi Su-30 MKI, Hawk Mk 132 combat aircrafts at six civilian airports in Eastern India

IAF sources said that the exercise is aimed at familiarising the combat crew with the procedure to even conduct operations at these busy civilian airports during times of emergencies.
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IAF launches fighter operations from six civilian airfields

The Shillong-based Eastern Air Command on Wednesday said Sukhoi-30MKI “air dominance” fighters and the Hawk advanced jet trainers will operate from Kolkata, Pasighat, Andal, Dimapur, Imphal and..
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Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pak's F-16, flies fighter jet at Air Force Day Parade

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman of IAF, who shot down Pakistan's F-16 jet during a dogfight on February 27 earlier this year, flew MiG-21 Bison aircraft on Air Force Day parade today at Hindon Air..
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Meteor & Scalp missiles to make Rafale more lethal

Along with the air dominance Sukhoi Su-30MKIs, Rafale fighter will give the IAF an extremely potent combination to deal with any threat from across India's western as well as northern borders
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15 years on, DRDO’s supersonic missile ready for IAF fighters

India’s first indigenous beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) for fighters, Astra, is now finally ready for induction after 15 tortuous years of development, with the DRDO expectinthe IAF..
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Sukhoi Su-30MKI test-fires Astra BVR air-to-air missile

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Watch: DRDO successfully tests India's first indigenous air-to-air missile 'Astra'

The test-fire of the air-to-air missile was conducted by DRDO using the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi Su-30MKI aircraft.
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Indian Air Force Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies Rafale during exercise

Once the Su-30MKI and the Rafale start operating together, it will be a potent combination against our adversaries, be it Pakistan or anybody else, says RKS Bhadauria
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Rafale-Su-30MKI deadly combo will make Pak worry: IAF

"Once the Su-30MKI and the Rafale start operating together, it will be a potent combination against our adversaries, be it Pakistan or anybody else. It will be a potent capability. Any adversary would..
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Watch: Air-to-air refueling of IAF's Su-30MKI fighter jets by IL-78 FRA aircraft

The exercise was a part of the India-France joint "Garuda" exercise being held at the Air Force Base Mont-De-Marsan in France.
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HAL has concrete orders to build Su30, LCA Tejas and Chetak helicopters: Rajnath Singh

The HAL has concrete orders to manufacture Su30 MKI, Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, Dornier, Advanced Light Helicopter, Chetak, Cheetal helicopters among others and defence services have paid the..
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Missing AN-32 aircraft: Search operations called off due to bad weather, Su-30s to continue night missions

The search and rescue operations by helicopters to locate the missing An-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was called off on Wednesday evening due to bad weather conditions. However,..
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