Sukhois Fly South, To Keep Watch Over Indian Ocean

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    New Base to COme Up At Thanjavur:-
    New Delhi:- Even as the western and eastern fronts with Pakistan and China are bolstered with additional Sukhoi30-MKI squadrons, India has kicked started plans to base its most lethal "air Dominance" fighter in South Indian to keep strategic eye over Indian Ocean. Defence Minister A.K. Antony will inaugurate new air base at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu on May 27th, which will eventually a Sukhoi squadron (16-18 jets) after requisite "tech-flight hangers, avionics bays, labs, fule dumps and other infrastructure" coming up over there in next few years.
    Till then , IAF will keep sending regular fighter and transport aircraft detachment to Thanjavur since the runways and other facilities are in place there now.
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    Same Thread self delete,, I posted on 12:41,
    Ray Sir posted on 11:49 @Ray sir I am extremely sorry for this repost .
     
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