Minggu, Januari 24, 2010

Indian Navy Spend 1.5 Billion Dollars For The air unit

The Indian government will spend 1.5 billion dollars to improve the air force Indian Navy.

Indian Navy plans to buy 16 new fighter jets MiG-29, a half-dozen light helicopters, planes and helicopters nirawak versatile. Tender will be done soon, said Indian officials.

Indian Navy will increase the ability Sea Harrier fighter jets, aircraft anti-submarine warfare IL-38, acquired five patrol helicopter KA-31.

"We will acquire fighter jets and helicopters just to equip new aircraft carrier we immediately received, "said the Indian Navy spokesman Commander Satish PVC in New Delhi.

Currently the Indian Navy air unit consists of Sea Harrier fighter jets stationed on aircraft carriers Viraat (former HMS Hermes), while the MiG-29 will be placed on the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (ex-Admiral Gorshkov).

India is building an aircraft carrier with a length of 260 meters in domestic shipyards Cochin, the laying of hull done in February last year. The Indian government plans to build more than one ship of this type.

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