Friday,25 July 2014  
10 March 2010
  Ministry of Defence  
 
UPGRADATION OF EXISTING FLEET OF FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

 
  13:15 IST  
 
  RAJYA SABHA

The Government has signed a contract for upgrade of the MiG-29 aircraft with M/s Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC MiG) on March 07, 2008. The total cost of the contract is USD 964,082,937.46. The MiG-29 aircraft upgrade is planned in two phases namely Design & Development phase in Russia followed by series upgrade in India.

The Government has signed a contract for ugpradation of AN-32 aircraft with M/s Spets Techno Export, Ukraine on June 15, 2009.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in written reply to Shri Gireesh Kumar Sanghi in Rajya Sabha today.

PK / RAJ