MiG 29 Current Affairs - 2020

Defence Ministry Approves Purchase of 33 new Fighter Jets and Upgradation of existing 59 MiG-29 Aircraft

The proposal to acquire 33 new fighter aircraft was approved by the Ministry of Defence on 2nd July 2020. This will help the Indian Air Force in addressing the long-felt need for increasing its fighter squadrons. Along with the purchase of 33 new fighter aircraft, the existing 59 MiG 29 aircraft will also be upgraded. Read More…

Urgent Procurement of 21 MiG 29s, 12 Su 30s following Border Tensions

Earlier during the Indian Air Force Day on the 8th of October 2019, Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhaduria (Chief- India Air Force) stated about the plans for procuring additional aircraft. Now, following the clashes and intense faceoff along the Line of Actual Control over the last couple of months the proposal for procurement is likely to Read More…

Co-creator of MiG-29 Fighter Jet Ivan Mikoyan passes away

Russian aircraft designer and co-creator of the MiG-29 fighter jet Ivan Mikoyan passed away. He was 89. He had the majority of his career as a leading engineer at the ‘MiG’ Aircraft Corporation’s design bureau, which was founded by his uncle Artyom Mikoyan. About Ivan Mikoyan He was born on 1 September 1927 in the Read More…