Deliveries of the MiG-29 may begin two years after the signing of the agreement.
As reported by TASS with reference to the newspaper The Economic Times, Indian military sources said that the Indian Air Force plans to purchase 21 supersonic MiG-29 fighters from Russia.
“The Indian Air Force intends to purchase 21 Russian MiG-29 light fighters, including two trainers, to replace the MiG-21 fighters, which will be completely decommissioned over the next five years,” the source told the publication. “The acquisition of the MiG-29 is necessary to enhance the combat capabilities of the country’s military aviation.”
The Government of India is ready to consider this proposal of the Air Force. Deliveries of the MiG-29 may begin two years after the signing of the agreement with Russia, sources said.Migration crisis intensifies despite lockdown