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HAL Sukhoi Su-30 under-production fighter jet crashes in Nashik - watch

HAL Sukhoi Su-30 under-production fighter jet crashes in Nashik - watch

There are no reports of any on-ground injuries while the two pilots inside the plane also ejected safely.

Jun 27, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKI jet vs China's J-20 stealth fighter

IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKI jet vs China's J-20 stealth fighter

Here is a look at the features and capabilities of the Sukhoi Su-30 MKI and Chengdu J-20, the top two fighter jets in Asia.

May 22, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF tests long-range striking capabilities, Sukhoi jet refuelled mid-air

Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF tests long-range striking capabilities, Sukhoi jet refuelled mid-air

In a joint operation with Indian Navy, the Indian Air Force on Saturday conducted long-range maritime air exercise – Gagan Shakti – in the Western Seaboard. One highlight of the exercise was IL-78 flight refuelling IAF aircraft midair. According to the IAF, the re-fuelling ensures “long range striking capabilities”.

Apr 15, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
Move to counter China? IAF to operate Sukhoi at Jolly Grant airport for 'future' need

Move to counter China? IAF to operate Sukhoi at Jolly Grant airport for 'future' need

The move by the Indian Air Force is viewed as India’s preparation for perceived Chinese aggression in near future

Feb 16, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot.

Jan 17, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: Why it is a big deal for Indian Air Force

BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: Why it is a big deal for Indian Air Force

 BrahMos was gravity-dropped from the Sukhoi-30MKI or Su-30 from the fuselage.

Nov 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile tested from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet for the first time

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile tested from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet for the first time

The successful maiden test firing will significantly bolster the IAF's air combat operations capability from stand-off ranges. 

Nov 22, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

If the tests are successful, the integration of Sukhoi-BrahMos will enable Indian Air Force to not just target installations deep inside enemy territory but also fend off air defence covers at such target locations.

Nov 14, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Chinese military says paying 'close attention' to incident of missing IAF fighter jet but declines to give any details

Chinese military says paying 'close attention' to incident of missing IAF fighter jet but declines to give any details

It's been two days since an Indian Air Force fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing along the Sino-India border.

May 25, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

India, Russia sign pacts for maintenance of Sukhoi jets

India and Russia on Friday signed two key agreements for long-term maintenance and technical support for Russian-made Su-30MKI fighter jets of the Indian Air Force.

Mar 17, 2017, 21:14 PM IST

Rafale contract on verge of finalisation: Govt sources

During his visit to France in April last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India would purchase 36 Rafale jets in a government-to-government contract.

Sep 12, 2016, 16:59 PM IST
5th generation fighter plane 'Super Sukhois' on India's wish list with Russia

5th generation fighter plane 'Super Sukhois' on India's wish list with Russia

India is close to finalising a 7.8 billion euro deal with France for 36 Rafale jets.

Jul 11, 2016, 10:49 AM IST
Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet is facing engine crisis​

Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet is facing engine crisis​

The government said on Thursday Su-30MKIs have been facing engine troubles and have been forced to land on single engine 34 times since April 1, 2014.

May 06, 2016, 18:07 PM IST
Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Firepower of Air Force and skill of warriors fills our hearts with immense pride, says PM Modi

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Firepower of Air Force and skill of warriors fills our hearts with immense pride, says PM Modi

The Thar desert on Friday witnessed a scintillating display of the might of the Indian Air Force with performance by air warriors and over 180 aircraft.

Mar 19, 2016, 04:30 AM IST
Turkey's military plane shoots down Russia's Sukhoi jet on Syria border

Turkey's military plane shoots down Russia's Sukhoi jet on Syria border

Russia on Tuesday said that the military plane Turkey shot down at the Syrian border was a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet, adding that the jet did not enter Turkish space.

Nov 24, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

SU-30 fighter pilots focusing on beyond visual range combat

IAF's Su-30 fighter plane pilots are focusing on beyond visual range combat and night flying capabilities even as they gear up for the installation of the 'game changer' BrahMos missiles, with a strike range of nearly 300 kms, in the aircraft.

Oct 02, 2015, 17:31 PM IST

Pawan Hans chopper untraced for 3rd day; Sukhoi joins ops

A Sukhoi jet joined the operations on Wednesday in Arunachal Pradesh to search the missing Pawan Hans helicopter with three persons on board but met with little success as the chopper remained untraced for the third day.

Aug 06, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

20 IAF fighter aircraft crashed in last 3 years: Manohar Parrikar

As many as 20 fighter aircraft, including 3 frontline Sukhois, of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have crashed in the last three years.

Jul 24, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Iraqi Sukhoi jet accidentally bombs Baghdad, eight killed

A bomb fell from an Iraqi Sukhoi warplane and exploded in eastern Baghdad on Monday because of a "technical problem", killing at least eight people and wounding 17, officials said.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Vietnamese fighter jets collide during training: Report

Two Vietnamese fighter jets crashed into each other during a training exercise over the contested South China Sea on Thursday, state media have reported, without confirming the fate of the two pilots.

Apr 16, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

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