MiG 29

Navy's MiG-29K aircraft crashes due to engine fire in Goa, pilots eject safely

The aircraft is attached to INS Hansa located near Dabolin in Goa. 

Nov 16, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Russia scrambles Mikoyan MiG-29, Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30, Su-35 jets 18 times in 7 days to intercept foreign aircraft

In a bid to secure its air space and deter military and surveillance aircraft of foreign nations from violating its borders, the Russian Air Force scrambled its fighter jets 18 times between August 23 and 30, 2019. While the Russian Defense Ministry did not identify the fighters scrambled, the country has a fleet of some of the most feared combat jets in its arsenal including Mikoyan MiG-29, Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30, Su-35 aircraft.

Sep 02, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

IAF seeks 21 MiG-29, 12 Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters to boost squadron strength

he 12 Su-30 MKIs are being planned to be inducted for replacing the number of aircraft lost by the Air Force in different accidents, they said.

Aug 29, 2019, 19:02 PM IST

MiG-29 fighter of Azerbaijani Air Force crashes into Caspian Sea, pilot missing

MiG-29 is the standard fighter of the Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force, also called the Azerbaijani Air Force. The force operates several Russian-origin aircraft. These include the Sukhoi Su-24 and Su-25 attack aircraft, Su-24 bomber, MiG-21 and Mig-29 fighters. The interceptor fleet has the MiG-25.

Jul 26, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

IAF plans to upgrade and make Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs more lethal with Russia's help

The Su-30MKI aircraft will needd new avionics and weapons, said Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa in an interview to Russian Defence Ministry newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. Russia has already helped India upgrade MiG-21, MiG-27 and MiG-29 fighters.

Jul 23, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Slovakia MiG-29s intercept Italian passenger plane after it fails to respond to ATC

According to Airlive web portal the MiG-29s "broke the sound barrier and sonic booms have been heard in the vicinity of Roznava and Kosice".

Jun 24, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Indian Air Force successfully test-fires long-range air-to-air MICA missile

The Indian Air Force has successfully fired recently acquired long-range air-to-air MICA missile on a manoeuvring target from Mirage-2000 Upgrade combat aircraft.

Sep 24, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Mig-29 fuel tank jettisons on runway, causes minor fire

A minor fire broke out on the runway of INS Dega when a fuel drop tank of a Mig-29K jettisoned accidentally while the plane was taking off on a routine training sortie on Monday, officials said.

Aug 29, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

6 Indian MiG 29 jets upgraded in Russia

Six of the 69 MiG-29 fighter planes of the Indian Air Force have been upgraded in Russia and the remaining jets will be upgraded in India, a Russian official has said.

Apr 01, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

`Iron Fist`: Prez, PM to witness IAF`s day-night demo in Pokhran

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony will witness operational capabilities of Indian Air Force in day-night demonstration `Iron Fist` in Pokhran, Rajasthan.

Feb 21, 2013, 18:37 PM IST

Avalanche threat looms large over MiG search

The fighter jet crashed Oct 18 in the Himalayan terrain at elevations ranging from 15,000 to 20,000 feet above sea level.

Oct 28, 2011, 13:19 PM IST

MiG 29 wreckage located eight days after crash

The crashed MiG-29 aircraft had taken off from Adampur
base in Jalandhar for a night-flying exercise in high altitude
when it crashed into the mountain.

Oct 27, 2011, 19:29 PM IST

India to place all MiG 29s along Pak border

To beef up air defence capabilities, the IAF has decided to station all MiG 29 squadrons at Adampur.

Oct 04, 2009, 14:18 PM IST