The Su-30 MKI is developed by Russia’s Sukhoi and built under licence by India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force. The MKIs are much more expensive than the Russian produced Su-30 or the Chinese version – MKK.
Is Su-30 manufactured in India?
In addition to the Su-30MKI aircraft, HAL manufactures the AL31FP engine from raw materials supplied by Sukhoi at its Engine Division in Koraput town of Odisha. The latest event also marks the completion of the production of 272 Su-30MKI aircraft.
Are Sukhoi made in India?
The first Russian-made Su-30MKI variant was accepted into the Indian Air Force in 2002, while the first Su-30MKI assembled in India entered service with the IAF in 2004. The IAF has nearly 260 Su-30MKIs in inventory as of January 2020.
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Where is Sukhoi made?
The Sukhoi AIMC is composed of the JSC Sukhoi Design Bureau and the JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, located in Moscow, the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association (NAPA), located in Novosibirsk, and the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO), located in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
Is Rafale better than Sukhoi 30 MKI?
Sukhoi is much better than Rafale. The speed of su 30mki is 2.1 to 2.2 mach.
Rafale vs SU-30MKI.
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Was SU-30 MKI shot down?
The other IAF military aircraft were said to be Sukhoi Su-30MKI according to Pakistani media. However, Indian officials rejected Pakistani claims of shooting down IAF Su-30 MKI jets and said that they were an attempt by Pakistan to cover-up the loss of its F-16.
Which airforce is best India or China?
In case of a high-altitude war, India is better placed than China as many of the IAF aircraft are capable of flying at high altitudes in all-weather conditions with support from nearby airbases. PLAAF aircraft may have to fly with limited supplies and fuel due to rough weather conditions in their airbases near Tibet.
Which is the best Sukhoi?
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How many Rafale India has?
India had ordered 36 of Rafale fighter aircraft from France in September 2016. After the arrival of the sixth batch, IAF has now received two-third of the planes ordered from France. The addition of Rafale is seen as a major capability booster for the IAF.
How good is the SU-30 MKI?
– The Sukhoi Su-30MKI has a top speed of Mach 2 (2120 kmph) and has a maximum takeoff weight of 38,800 kg. – The jet can carry a wide range of equipment from radars to missiles, bombs and event rockets. … – India’s Su-30MKI multi-role fighter-bomber is one of the best 4 generation aircraft currently available.
Does SU-30 MKI has thrust vectoring?
The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a multirole combat fighter aircraft jointly developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force (IAF). Based on the Su–30 fighter aircraft, Su-30MKI is equipped with thrust vectoring control and canards.
Is India buying SU 35?
India. India has been reluctant to order the Sukhoi/HAL FGFA due to high cost, and it has been reported that India and Russia are studying an upgrade to the Su-35 with stealth technology (similar to the F-15 Silent Eagle) as a more affordable alternative to the FGFA (Su-57).
Does India have 5th generation aircraft?
The AMCA is currently the only fifth generation fighter under development in India, expected to get Ministry of Defence approval in second quarter of 2021.
What is the difference between Su-27 and SU-30?
The Su-27 was designed for air superiority missions, and subsequent variants are able to perform almost all aerial warfare operations. … There are several related developments of the Su-27 design. The Su-30 is a two-seat, dual-role fighter for all-weather, air-to-air and air-to-surface deep interdiction missions.
Why India used mirage instead of Sukhoi?
Since IAF had to send fighter jets across the border, it was obvious that enemy radar could detect any movement. To reduce detection on enemy radars, IAF chose the Mirage-2000 fighter jets instead of Sukhoi Su-30MKI, which has a very large radar cross-section.