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MMRCA 2.0 :: Expected FIGHTER JETS for MMRCA 2.0 India 2020?

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MMRCA stand for Medium Multi Role Fighter Aircraft tender to procure 126 Aircraft for IAF, whose fleet is decreasing constantly then of required 42 squadron at least , to fight two front war with China and Pakistan. MMRCA officially started in 2006 in which a total six contenders participated {Lockheed Martin F-16,Boeing F-18, Saab's Gripen, Russian MIG-35. Eurofighter Typhoon and Dassault's Rafale. In 2011 after critical analysis made IAF only Euro Typhoon and Dassault Rafale are shortlisted. In 2012 Govt announced that Dassault won the contract with lower bid, In 2014 this deal cost around $28-30 Billion Dollar, But India withdrew MMRCA tender in 2015.

But In April 2018, India Released a new Request For Information for procurement of 110 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft with a clause of MAKE IN INDIA for Indian Airforce. MMRCA is the Single Largest Defence deal  of India whose value is $ 18 billion dollar. Indian Govt clearly state that in new MMRCA 2.0 about 82 of the air…

MIG 29 K : INDIA's CARRIER BASED MULTI ROLE FIGHTER

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MIG 29 K is a 4+ generation SuperSonic  Carrier based variant of MIG 29. MIG 29 K is a Frontline multi role fighter aircraft developed by Russian MIKOYAN Design Bureau. MIG 29 K operated from the only Aircraft Carrier of Indian Navy INS VIKARMADITYA. Currently Indian Navy is the primary user of MIG 29. Indian Navy operates two variants of MIG 29 one is MIG 29 k which is a single seat variant and other is MIG 29 KUB which is two seat variants. In MIG 29 k's airframe is made of composite materials which help to reduce its radar signature by 4-5 times than of basic MIG-29. MIG 29 k is also capable of buddy refueling with other MIG 29 k using PAZ-1MK refueling pod.

MIG 29 k is euipped with in flight refueling equipment so that refueling can be made from both Russian and foreign tanker aircraft. MIG 29 k is also chosen for INS Vikrant home grown aircraft carrier for Indian Navy. MIG 29 k has a folding wing and a remote control system. MIG 29 k is designed to provide air cover to Aircr…

HAL LCA TEJAS vs PAK JF-17 : WHICH ONE IS BEST FIGHTER JET? INDIA VS PAKISTAN

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HAL TEJAS


HAL TEJAS is a single engine, delta wing, multi-role light fighter designed and Developed by the ADA { Aeronautical Development Agency and HAL { Hindustan Aeronautics Limited} for Indian Air force and Indian Navy. Tejas has a Tail less compound delta wing configuration with a single dorsal fin. LCA Tejas replace the ageing fleet of MIG 21 fighters. LCA Tejas is the smallest and lightest in its class. Till now 33 Tejas Mk1 built and delivered to IAF [ Indian Air force]. Tejas is powered by GE IN 20 Turbofan which India Imported from USA but India also developing its own Engine Kaveri. DRDO is in its final stages of development of kaveri. Due to lack of experience in this field India's Kaveri delayed several times.

PAC JF-17


PAC JF-17 is a lightweight, single engine, multi role combat aircraft. PAC JF-17 is jointly developed by PAC { Pakistan Aeronautical Complex} of Pakistan and CAC { Chengdu Aircraft Corporation} of China. JF-17 is designed to replace the ageing fleet o…

BRAHMOS II : NEW BRAHMOS SUPER CRUISE MISSILE WITH 500 KM RANGE READY

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BRAHMOS Mark II is also known as BRAHMOS 2, is a next version of Brahmos Super Cruise Missiles is under development by a joint venture BRAHMOS AEROSPACE PRIVATE ltd. between INDIAN Company DRDO { Defence Research and Development Organisation } with 50.5% stake  and Russian  NPO  MASHINOSTROEYENIA with 49.5% stake. Currently BRAHMOS AEROSPACE manufactures BRAHMOS I with  a range of 300 km and with a travelling speed of  2.8 to 3.0 MACH roughly three time the speed of sound. BRAHMOS I has been described as the fastest missile in the world. BRAHMOS II is expected to have a range of up to 600 km and a speed of Mach 7, this speed is over double that of the current operational version of Brahmos. Brahmos II is expected to undergo its first flight test in 2020 and enter in  into service in 2025.  In 2012, According to Brahmos chief they had carried out series of lab tests at the speed of 6.5 mach. According to some reports in media First prototype of Brahmos hyper sonic missile will be read…