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India will induct Sukhois and modernize MIG-29 fighter jets.

DAC approved a proposal for the procurement of 12 Su-30 MKI aircrafts and 21 MIG-29, along with up-gradation of the existing 59 MIG-29 fighter jets.

DAC approved a proposal for the procurement of 12 Su-30 MKI aircrafts and 21 MIG-29, along with up-gradation of the existing 59 MIG-29 fighter jets.On July 2, 2020, Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) held a meeting with the Defence minister Rajnath Singh regarding capital acquisitions of various platforms and equipment required by the Indian Armed Forces. It further states that it has approved the proposal for 21 MIG-29 aircraft procurement from Russia and 12 Su-30 MKI aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The estimated cost of the proposal is 7,418 and 10,730 crore. DAC also approved a separate proposal to upgrade the existing 59 MiG-29 aircraft.

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