Su-30MKI Current Affairs, GK & News

HTT-40 Trainer Aircraft

The HTT-40 is a trainer aircraft currently been designed and developed by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to replace the HPT-32 Deepak trainer aircraft been used by the Indian Air Force. What is the HTT-40 aircraft? The HTT-40 aircraft is trainer aircraft i.e. it is used to train new pilots for various flight control procedures ..

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India signs deal to acquire R-27 Air-to-Air Missiles from Russia

India has signed Rs.1,500 crore deal to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia for equipping Su-30MKI combat aircraft fleet of the Indian Air Force and for boosting its capabilities in beyond visual range warfare. Key Highlights R-27 air-to-air missiles have been acquired under 10-I projects which mandate all the 3 services (Indian Army, Indian Navy ..

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IAF to Integrate ASRAAM Missile across its Fighter Fleet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has approved fitting of Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) on Jaguar jets and was looking to integrating it on the Su-30MKIs and the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) as well. Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile It is the next generation infrared-guided missile designed and built by the UK Company ..

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Operation Bandar: IAF’s code name for Balakot Airstrike

The preemptive non military air strike conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) on a terrorist training camp in Balakot, Pakistan, on 26 February 2019 was code-named Operation Bandar (Monkey). Key Highlights The code name was given as a nondescript, mundane tag to the air strikes, in order to maintain secrecy and ensure that plans about ..

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India, Russia ink long-term support pact on Sukhoi Su-30MKI

India and Russia have signed two long-term support agreements for the Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat aircraft fleet, covering around 57,000 spares and components related to the aircraft. The agreements were signed by India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) with Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation and United Engine Corporation at the first India-Russia Military Industrial Conference held in New ..

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