May 16, 2012

Indian Navy MiG-29K Fighters Ready for Deck Stationing

Fifteen Indian Navy's MiG-29K fighters are completely prepared for deck flights on aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya which is to join Indian Navy in Dec 2012, reported Indian defense ministry's website.

All materials and equipment required for use of the new aircraft carrier are ready in full.

In addition, Indian Navy ordered 29 new fighters MiG-29K from Russia, and have applied interim overhaul to available aircraft Sea Harrier.

This information was provided by Indian defense minister A.K. Antony on May 14 in reply to request of MP Rama regarding combat readiness of Indian Navy's aircraft component.


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