Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicMiG 29K

Topic: MiG 29K

Navy rescue teams recover body believed to be of missing MiG-29K pilot Nishant Singh

Indian Navy pilot Commander Singh went missing after his MiG-29K aircraft crashed into Arabian Sea on 26 November.

Engine, design deficiencies — Third crash puts Russian MiG-29K back in focus

Since November last year, three MiG-29K fighter jets have been involved in accidents in India, with the latest crash happening this Thursday. 

Indian Navy’s MiG-29K fighter jets to be deployed in Northern Ladakh sector

According to govt sources, it might be used for carrying out operational flying in the Eastern Ladakh sector along the LAC.

Navy ‘concerned’ as both engines of MiG 29K aircraft failed before Goa crash

Twin-seater MiG29K crashed in Goa on 16 November. Navy awaits court of inquiry report to know the exact cause of the failure of both engines.

Navy MiG 29k trainer crashes in Goa village, both pilots safe

The aircraft was on a regular training sortie when the incident happened.

Goa airport shut after drop tank of MiG-29K aircraft falls off on runway

Fire broke out on the main runway after a drop tank of a MiG-29K aircraft fell from the jet during take-off.

MiG 29K crash followed 8 years of engine troubles & frustration about performance

The crash occurred at the Goa airbase after a pilot aborted take-off during a training sortie. The pilot managed to exit the cockpit.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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