Su-30 MKI Current Affairs, GK & News

Ex-Desert Knight 21: India-France Military exercise

India and France are to hold Ex-Desert Knight 21 exercise. It is a bilateral air exercise to be held between Indian Air Force and French air and Space Force. The Ex-Desert Knight 21 is to be held in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Rafale Fighter Jets are to participate in the exercise. Background Under the Indo-French Defence Cooperation, ..

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Indian Air Force Test Fired Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile

On October 30, 2020, the Indian Air Force test fired the Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile from a Sukhoi fighter aircraft. The test was conducted in Bay of Bengal. Highlights The Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile was tested in Bay of Bengal. The missile hit a sinking ship with high accuracy. The missile was launched from an ..

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India to acquire Sprut Light Tanks from Russia

India is currently in advanced talks with Russia to acquire light weight tanks. These are newly developed tanks in Russia. They are being acquired to be used in high altitude areas of Line of Actual Control. Highlights The need to buy Sprut Light Tanks has come after border hostilities with China increased in the Line ..

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‘Astra’ air-to-air missile successfully flight tested from Su-30 MKI

Indian Air Force (IAF) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenous air-to-air missile, ‘ASTRA’, off the coast of Odisha. The beyond-visual-range missile was launched from Su-30 MKI as a part of User trials. Key Highlights The live aerial target was engaged accurately demonstrating the capability of India’s first indigenously designed ASTRA, ..

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MAKS Air Show, Russia

The MAKS Air Show is the largest air show organized by Russia and is one of the largest air shows in the world. It is organized every two years on the Zhukovsky International Airport which is located to the southeast of Moscow, Russia. What about the MAKS Air Show? The MAKS Air Show is the ..

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