Tag: A-50

Lack of hardened aircraft shelters for Su-30s forced India to respond to PAF intrusion with MiG-21s first
“Owing to the bureaucratic delays, we could not develop blast pens for Su-30 MKIs near the LoC," anonymous Indian Defence source. According to The Hindu, India’s MiG-21s were the first to intercept the intruding Pakistani fighter jets because the Su-30s were deployed further behind the border due to a lack of hardened aircraft...
State media claims that AESA radar of A-100 Premier can detect airborne targets out to 600 km, and ships out to 400 km Russia’s A-100 Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) has made its maiden flight on Nov. 18, 2017. The new aircraft uses the Il-76MD-90A as its platform and will replace the A-50 fleet eventually. According to Jane's the A-100 Premier,...