India Mig-29 News: Russia has informed that a tender application has been sent on its behalf for the supply of 21 MiG-29 fighter aircraft to the Indian Air Force. On which India has to think now. The Air Force is also planning to buy them.
Russia sent a proposal to India for the supply of MiG-29 (Russia India Mig-29 Aircrafts)
India Received Commercial Offer From Russia For Mig-29 Fighter Jets: India may soon buy powerful MiG-29 fighter aircraft from Russia (India Mig-29 Russia). Giving information about the matter, the spokesman of the Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation of Russia said that Russia has also submitted a commercial proposal to India regarding the supply of 21 MiG-29 aircraft (India to Buy Mig-29 From Russia). Spokesperson Valeria Reshetnikova said, “The Indian Air Force has received tender applications for the supply of 21 aircraft in 2021.”
He said that a proposal has been sent to India from the Russian side, which is now to be considered by the customer ie India. Russia’s state-run news agency Sputnik reported that Reshetnikova said these things on the sidelines of the MAKS-2021 international air show (When Will Russia Delivers Mig-29 to India). Last year, India’s Defense Acquisition Council approved the acquisition of 21 MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia. The Russian Federal Service said in February that the Indian government had also decided in favor of buying the aircraft.
Meets requirements of new aircraft MiG-29
On the other hand, if we talk about the international air show, it is being organized in Moscow, Russia from July 20-25 (India Buying Mig-29). In June last year, sources from news agency ANI had said that the Indian Air Force (IAF) has sent a proposal to the government for new fighter aircraft including 21 MiG-29s from Russia (Russia Offers MiG-29 to India). The 21 MiG-29 combat aircraft that the Indian Air Force is planning to acquire are manufactured in Russia and meet the need for new fighter jets.
Upgrading old aircraft
The Indian Air Force has three squadrons of MiG-29s, one each being a two-engine single-seat aircraft. They are considered very effective and are currently being upgraded. An early model of a new fighter aircraft has also been introduced at the air show held in Russia (India Mig-29 Upgrade). Which is equipped with many state-of-the-art features. Aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi has designed the new aircraft as a light aircraft. Which will fly its first flight in 2023 and its supply will start from 2026.
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