IAF to get more aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the process of inducting more Su-30 MKI aircraft and Light Combat Aircraft, Parliament was informed on Friday.

IANS| Updated: Jul 25, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the process of inducting more Su-30 MKI aircraft and Light Combat Aircraft, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha that Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft and Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft would also be procured.
"These would augment the operational strength of the IAF," he said in a written statement.
Jaitley said the requirement of fighter aircraft was periodically reviewed to ensure that the operational requirements of the IAF were met.