Is Su-30 MKI a failure?

Is Su-30 MKI a failure?

Browne revealed that the Indian Air Force (IAF) had identified a ‘design flaw’ with the Russian-made supersonic fighter aircraft Su-30 MKI. “We have identified a ‘fly-by-wire’ problem with the aircraft. It is a design issue and we have taken it up with the design agency,” he explained.

Is Sukhoi 30 MKI better than Rafale?

Sukhoi is much better than Rafale. The speed of su 30mki is 2.1 to 2.2 mach. And most important point is that now su 30mki has Brahmos missile. And Brahmos is world’s fastest super cruise missile.

Is Su-30 MKI the best in the world?

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is the most potent fighter jet in service with the Indian Air Force in the late 2000s. The MKIs are often fielded by the IAF in bilateral and multilateral air exercises. India exercised its Su-30MKIs against the Royal Air Force’s Tornado ADVs in October 2006.

What replaced the F-16 Fighting Falcon?

F-36 Kingsnake
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Which generation is Su-30 MKI?

4+ generation fighter
NATO reporting name Flanker-H. The Su-30SM is considered a 4+ generation fighter jet. The aircraft has been upgraded according to Russian military requirements for radar, radio communications systems, friend-or-foe identification system, ejection seats, weapons, and other aircraft systems.

Is India buying SU 35?

India has purchased Rafale jet fighter from France to give strength to its Air Force. It is interesting to see how powerful Rafale is compared to Sukhoi Su-35S. China has also purchased Sukhoi Su-35S jet fighter from Russia. This makes it very important to take a look at the capabilities of both.

Can Rafale carry BrahMos?

The Rafale can carry two Scalp missiles, along with three large fuel tanks, in a long-range attack configuration. Along with the air-launched Brahmos missile, the Scalp will be the first ‘deep strike’ missile of the Indian Air Force.

Which is best MiG or Sukhoi?

Despite issues with engine reliability, the MiG-29 with its 27-ton maximum weight seemingly works better in high altitudes than heavier fighter jets like Su-30MKIs. The MiG-29’s superior performance in challenging environments, compared to the bulkier Sukhoi jets is old news now.

Will India buy Russian fighter jets?

Lu said that it will be difficult for any country to continue purchasing military equipment from Russia after the United States imposed sanctions on Moscow. India’s Defence Acquisition Council had approved the acquisition of 21 MiG-29 jets from Russia in 2020, according to ANI.

Is MiG 29 better than F-16?

Below 200 knots, the MiG-29 has incredible nose-pointing capability down to below 100 knots. The F-16, however, enjoys an advantage in the 200 knot-plus regime. At higher speeds, we can power above them to go to the vertical. And our turn rate is significantly better.

How many F-16s Pakistan have?

Of the 40 F-16 fighter-bomber aircraft originally acquired by Pakistan, 32 remain in service in 3 squadrons. Pakistan has 71 additional F-16s on order, but delivery has been suspended since 1990 by the United States.

Can Rafale carry Brahmos?

How many Sukhoi 30 China are there?

People’s Liberation Army Air Force – 73 Su-30MKKs in inventory. People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force – 24 Su-30MK2s in inventory.

Which generation is SU 30mki?

Does India have su30?

The Su-30 MKIs form the mainstay of the Indian Air Force as 272 of them have been ordered by the IAF in different batches as every time shortage of fighter jets in service was highlighted, the Russian manufacturers would receive an order of 30 to 40 of these planes.

Which is fastest missile in world?

BrahMos
The Indian/Russian BrahMos, currently the fastest operational supersonic missile capable of speeds of around 2,100–2,300 mph, is the most well-known supersonic missile. A hypersonic missile is five times faster than the speed of sound and exceeds Mach-5 (3,800 mph).

Can Tejas carry BrahMos?

1.5-ton Brahmos-NG is half the dimensions of the Brahmos missiles currently in service today with the Indian Air Force (IAF), Army, and the Navy and each Tejas Mk1A can carry two Brahmos-NG that can be used for Anti-Ship missile (AShM) and Ground strike missions.

What is Russia’s best fighter?

The Sukhoi Su-57 (Russian: Сухой Су-57; NATO reporting name: Felon) is a twin-engine stealth multirole fighter aircraft developed by Sukhoi….Sukhoi Su-57.

Su-57
Role Multirole fighter
National origin Russia
Manufacturer Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant
Design group Sukhoi

Which is better Sukhoi 35 vs Rafale?

Maximum speed: Rafale fighter jet can reach a maximum speed of Mach 1.8 while Su-35 can attain a maximum speed of Mach 2.25 at higher altitudes. Weapon placement: Rafale has 14 points, while Su-35S has 12 hard points for weapon placement.

Does India has Su-35?

Last year, it was reported that Russia is proposing its Checkmate, a next-generation fighter jet, to India, but given that the jet is still in development, India is unlikely to consider it for ongoing procurement. Hence, the Su-35 stands a chance for this contract.