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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
03-September-2012 15:10 IST
Fleet Strength of IAF
MiG-21, MiG-23, MiG-27, MiG-29, Jaguar, Mirage and Su-30 MKI aircraft as part of the fighter fleet, Mi-8, Mi-17, Mi-26 as cargo helicopters and ALH Mk-I and ALH Mk-lllDhruv helicopters are available with the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Review of existing fleet and upgradation and induction of new fleet is a continuous process and is reviewed by the Government keeping in view the operational requirements of the Air Force. Some of the recent inductions include Su-30 MKI, C-130J, AWACS, IL-78 aircraft and MI-17 V5 helicopters.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri Kaushalendra Kumar and Shri E.G. Sugavanamin Lok Sabha today.

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