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| 25 September, 2020, 05:25 AM IST | E-Paper

    IAF to urgently procure 21 MiG 29s, 12 Su 30s

    The Indian Air Force is seeking to urgently procure 21 additional MiG 29 fighter jets from Russia to add to its three squadrons of the type already in service. Sources said additional MiGs would cost around Rs 5,000 crore and deliveries could start in a couple of years after the order is placed.

    Being first or woman doesn't matter, being a fighter pilot does; say Indian Air Force's first female fighter pilots

    "We are very lucky that we have got an opportunity to fulfill our dreams because when we joined there was no option for women to join fighters' team." "Once we got our training staged we got the news that we would be allowed so I would like to say that Air Force has supported us a lot to achieve our dreams," one of the first three fighter pilots Flight Lieutenant Avani Chaturvedi said.

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