August 14 2015
The Indian air force has cut back considerably on its plans for advanced Russian PAK-FA fighters, reports the Tribune (India).
In an effort to reduce costs and imports of military equipment, the service has decided it will only acquire three squadrons of the fifth-generation fighters, or about 65 jets.
Previous plans called for 127 PAK-FA fighters to be jointly produced with Russia.
New Delhi is seeking immediate delivery of the new US$100 million jets as an off-the-shelf...
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