Modernization of the Su-30MKI. Why India took time?
India has requested time to evaluate the proposal by Russian fighter fleet modernization of Su-30MKI fighters, "almost to the level of the fifth generation," according to "military parity" with reference to the Tejas-India's MRCA (19 July).
This statement was made head of the department of international cooperation and regional policy state-owned Rostec Victor treasure. According to him, India took time to choose one of two upgrade options - in full or in favor of the selected technologies. He said that the cost of the contract will depend on this choice.
The issue of modernization of Su-30MKI was discussed during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in St. Petersburg. According to the pantry, Modi said that India needed to evaluate the aircraft's development strategy and how to spend money.
Russia offers India technology in which the Su-30MKI "is very close to the fifth generation." This also applies to the power plant, and radar, and so on, Treasure said. Su-30MKI developed in Russia and is serially produced at the plant of the Indian company HAL.
Thus, we can assume that Rosoboronexport offers to equip the aircraft radar with active phased array or engines of the second stage of the T-50 PAK FA, when the aircraft will be discarded. Everything from T-50 to the Indian Su-30MKI? What normal idea if the Indians do grow cold to the program FGFA - in this case, they are prompted for the full upgrade package. As they say, a black sheep although a tuft of wool.
Translated by Google – Source: forum.militaryparitet.com
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