How many Su-30MKI India have?

How many Su-30MKI India have?

The IAF has put its plan to upgrade the fleet of its 85 Su-30 fighter jets on hold in view of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The IAF operates around 270 of these aircraft that have a long endurance and can fly for more than 10 hours at a stretch.

Is India upgrading Su-30MKI?

In view of the ongoing military conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has deferred the Rs 35,000-crore plan to upgrade its Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fighter fleet, news agency ANI reported on May 8, citing sources who are privy to the development.

Is Su-30MKI a failure?

While the two pilots managed to eject safely, the problems of a design flaw resurfaced during the ensuing Court of Inquiry, instituted by the IAF. After a flawless flight safety record spanning more than a decade since its induction into service in 1997, it was on April 30, 2009, the IAF lost its first Su-30 MKI.

Does Rafale have AESA radar?

The Rafale C137 is the first European combat aircraft equipped with an active phased array radar (RBE2 AESA), delivery by Dassault Aviation and Thales to DGA.

Which country has AESA radar?

Uttam AESA Radar

Uttam AESA radar displayed at Aero India 2019
Country of origin India
Manufacturer Bharat Electronics Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Designer Electronics and Radar Development Establishment
Introduced 2017

How many Su30 Russia have?

Sukhoi Su-30

Produced 1992–present
Number built 630+
Developed from Sukhoi Su-27
Variants Sukhoi Su-30MKI Sukhoi Su-30MKK Sukhoi Su-30MKM

What is super Sukhoi?

The aircraft, which form a bulk of India’s fighter fleet and were first inducted over two decades ago, have been waiting for an upgrade to the Super Sukhoi standard that will include major Indian-made components including radar, full-glass cockpit and flight-control computers.

Is India buying SU 35?

India has purchased Rafale jet fighter from France to give strength to its Air Force. It is interesting to see how powerful Rafale is compared to Sukhoi Su-35S. China has also purchased Sukhoi Su-35S jet fighter from Russia. This makes it very important to take a look at the capabilities of both.

Can Rafale avoid radar?

It is fully integrated with other systems in the aircraft, and it provides a multi-spectral threat warning capability against hostile radars, missiles and lasers.