Irkut Corp to supply 40 Su-30MKI aircraft to India

Su-30MKI was designed by the Irkut Corporation specifically for India. Source: wikipedia

Su-30MKI was designed by the Irkut Corporation specifically for India. Source: wikipedia

The IAF will have a total of 270 Su-30MKI fighters that are made in India.

Irkut Corporation will supply 40 Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters to the Indian Air Force (IAF), a spokesperson for the Russian aircraft manufacturer told RIA Novosti on Feb. 10.

The IAF ordered a total of 270 Su-30MKI fighters, out of which 230 are already in service, the Irkut spokesperson said.

Su-30MKI was designed by the Irkut Corporation specifically for India. The licensed production of the aircraft takes place at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited plant in Nashik, Maharashtra. 

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