India’s large fleet of Russian Su-30MKI fighters might face replacing of all jet engines: the famous AL-31FP are going to be replaced by Indian Kaveri engines.
On Wednesday May 30th the Ministry of Defense of India officially confirmed the death of two pilots of the Su-30 fighter of the country’s air force, which crashed on May 23th in Indian state Assam.
According to Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov, two frigates of Project 11356 that were built at the Yantar shipyard for the Black Sea Fleet will be sold to India.
Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin died of sickness in New Delhi at the age of 67.
NDTV channel citing its sources reported that India and France will sign a contract worth €7.87 billion on delivery of 36 Rafale fighter jets on September 23.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has tested a hypersonic rocket engine, which will allow reducing the cost of space launches up to 10 times. It was reported by NDTV channel.
Russian MiG-29K and MiG-29KUB aircraft, supplied to India for use on aircraft carrier “Vikramaditya”, produced in Russia (modernized cruiser “Admiral Gorshkov”), revealed serious problems.
As reported by Bloomberg, Russia intends to sell 19.5% stake in the state-owned company Rosneft to companies from China and India for 700 billion rubles (approx. $10 billion – RRT).
Ukraine’s state company “Ukroboronprom” signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of India on the supply of engines for ships of the Indian Navy.
Russia leaves Defexpo India 2016 international weapons exhibition empty handed. Not only it failed to sign new contracts, but losing existing ones.