India plans to purchase from Russia has about 130 Su-30MKI fighters by 2020

India plans to buy from Russia has about 130 Su-30MKI fighters by 2020

India up to 2020 in Russia wants to buy about 130 fighters Sou-30MKI — so Makarov, their total number in the Indian Air Force will increase to 270, said in an interview with RIA Announcements managing the Air Force Department of "Rosoboronexport" Sergei roots.

He is leading a delegation on a pop-up on November 13 in Chinese city of Zhuhai International Air Show Airshow China — 2012.

"It is planned that by 2020, the Indian Air Force will have about 270 Su-30MKI fighters, which form the basis of fighter aviation. At this point in the Indian Air Force has more than 140 multi-role Su-30MKI fighters, and their total flight time is approaching 100 hours tyscham" , — said the roots.

He recalled that the first Russian fighter jets Sou-30MKI came to India in 1996.

At present, India is conducting intensive rearmament fleet of combat aircraft, it wants to ensure its air force with the latest aviation technology, said Kornev.

In accordance with its ambitious plans for the Indian Air Force want to order an extra game Su-30MKI (42 aircraft before the end of 2012 — Ed.) Their licensed assembly will be carried out by state-owned HAL.

"By the time we prepared a true and submitted for approval to the Indian side of the draft contract. We are pinning hopes that by the end of today, he will undergo review and sign" — said Kornev.

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