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Russia offers MiG 35 to India, after Bangladesh : Bangladeshi Media

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by lca-fan, Jun 26, 2017.

  1. zebra7

    zebra7 Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

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    They haven't paid good money.

    1. After USSR disintegration, many scientists, engineers, technicians becomes Jobless. What China did was they pumped the money and hire those to do the job in thier labs, and teach the Chinese till Russian economy again rises back.

    2. Chinese focused on the various CAR countries like Ukraine, and took the advantages and buy blue prints, IPRs and even samples of various avionics, Optronics, subassemblies, actuators, components, flight data, toolings, jigs, weapons designs etc.

    3. Mig help was asked but only for the consultancy, because many of the Soviet technologies landed over to the China at dirt cheap price from Ukraiene, Bellarous etc. but what could not be acquired in this window of oppurtunity was the Radar and the Engine technology, because it was in tight grip and deep inside the Russia.
     
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  2. A_poster

    A_poster Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Frankly, Even Russian Airforce does not want Mig-35. It too is mostly interested in flankers.
     
  3. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Actually the official specs shows 160Km against 3m2 targets. And I highly doubt that the Gripen E will be less capable than the Mig, especially in BVR engagements. It even should be able to carry better strike loads, the only disadvantage it might have is true flight performance. Higher TWR, better speed and acceleration, most likely TVC, but that's not enough for modern combats anymore.
     

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