What prompted India to send Su-30MKI fighters to Egypt for exercises?

Su-30MKI heavy fighters from the Indian Air Force arrived in Egypt on June 26 for a month-long tactical command programme. Su-30MKI heavy fighters from the Indian Air Force were confirmed to have arrived in Egypt on June 26 for a tactical command programme that would last one month. Long-range aircraft were on their way to … Read more

Why does the Indian Su-30MKI fighter cost twice as much as the Russian Su-30SM?

Despite the Su-30MKI program’s success, some critics notice the relatively high cost of these fighters. Contentious issuesSince entering service with the Indian Airforce in 2002, the Su-30MKI has become the Indian Air Force’s heaviest and most proficient fighter (IAF). Today, this aircraft model serves as the “backbone” of one of South Asia’s most potent air … Read more