Tuesday, September 13, 2016

India-Russia Hammer Out Agreement to Salvage PAK-FA Fighter

The Russian PAK-FA fighter has been a key weapons program that India has invested in to maintain qualitative air superiority over the rapidly growing Chinese military threat. The program however has gotten bogged down in technological hurdles, with even Russia deferring induction of the warplane due to its deficient engines. India and Russia have now hammered out an agreement which will allow India to get its hands on prototypes sooner, along with vital technology transfer, in exchange for India increasing its share of funding:

http://thediplomat.com/2016/09/india-and-russia-reach-agreement-over-5th-generation-fighter-aircraft/

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