Koraput: Union minister of state
for Defence M M Pallam Raju today inaugurated a new
overhauling department of Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft at
Hindustan Aeronautics Limiteds (HAL) engine division in
Officials said Sukhoi-30 MKI is a twin-engine,
military aircraft developed by Russia`s Shukhoi Aviation
Corporation and is overhauled at HAL`s Sunabeda unit prior to
its supply to the Indian Air Force.
It is a two-seater, dual role fighter for all weather,
air-to-air, air-to-surface deep interdiction mission,
The minister who reached Sunabeda in a special
helicopter also reviewed the performance of the Engine
division in last few years.