lndia has announced plans purchase as many as 300 combat aircraft from Russia in a joint agreement including the development and production of the aircraft. Speaking to reporters during a news conference, Indian Defense Minister AK Antony said Russia would supply as many as 300 fifth-generation fighter aircraft and about 45 multi-role transport planes.
India will receive 250-300 advanced fighter jets, Antony said. "These are the two major projects for the next 10 years which will be a shining example of Indian-Russian cooperation," he said.
He said the project along with a venture agreed to earlier this year to jointly develop a multi-role transport aircraft would become the flagship of Indian-Russian collaboration programs. More at link: