Publish button
Download
Login to download. Need an ID and password? Register now!
ÁSIA: Índia vai comprar MiGs-29 melhorados infographic
Responsive button
Adapt

Índia adquire MiGs-29 melhorados

02/25/2019
Graphic News

February 22, 2019 -- A Força Aérea indiana está em conversações com a Rússia para o
fornecimento de 21 caças MiG-29 melhorados, que conseguem uma
super maneabilidade mediante bocais de motor orientáveis tridimensionalmente, podendo assumir qualquer ângulo de ataque.

Reportedly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet approved in mid-February to the MoD’s request to spend about $847 million on the “urgent” purchase -- about $40 million per aircraft.

According to Russian sources, preliminary negotiations took place in January. The MiGs bound for India are Soviet-era aircraft currently sitting unassembled since the 1980s. They will be shipped to India for reassembly and to be upgraded with the latest weapons and avionics to meet IAF requirements.

The Russian-built aircraft is now capable of mid-air refuelling and can carry the supersonic anti-ship cruise missile BrahMos, manufactured by the Russian-Indian venture BrahMos Aerospace, as well as Russian R-77 medium-range air-to-air missiles.

The IAF showcased its upgraded Mig-29 fighter aircraft at Pokhran Air-to-Ground Armament Range near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan in mid-February.


NEW GRAPHIC NEWS - a new website for a new era.

28 years ago — April 2, 1991 — the original Graphic News launched using a precursor to today’s websites that used email technology. These enabled infographics to be delivered electronically around the world over telephone lines. What was possible was very limited - It took 10 minutes for a 100K file to download.

Since then delivery speeds and website technology have moved on. The new website will offer the best online experience possible now, adding many new features (and offering new opportunities for the future), but still enabling existing users to select and download infographics and enjoy the distinct brand of visual journalism that is Graphic News.


Over the coming weeks I will give further information. Please contact me if you have any questions. Fiona Roberts, froberts @ graphicnews.com



Cookies