Russia offered to manufacture MiG-35 multirole fighter jet jointly with India

Russia has offered to manufacture MiG-35 4++ generation multirole fighter jointly with India along with Transfer of Technology, Ilya Tarasenko, CEO, MiG Corporation of Russia said on May 27.

Russia offered to manufacture MiG 35 multirole fighter jet jointly with India MiG-35D  (Picture source: Carlos Menendez San Juan)

“JSC RAC ‘MiG’ is participating in tender process for supply of aircraft to the IAF through Rosoboronexport. The Corporation is offering its newest lightweight Russian fighter MiG-35, in accordance with ‘Make-in-India’ program requirements,” said Tarasenko during an interview with Financial Express.

"We are about to finalize an agreement with our Indian industrial partner. At the same time we are having negotiations with a wide range of industrial enterprises to elaborate a unique and advantageous offer to participate with in the IAF tender.

The Mikoyan MiG-35 (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum-F) is a Russian multirole fighter that is designed by Mikoyan, a division of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). Marketed as a 4++ generation jet fighter, it is a further development of the MiG-29M/M2 and MiG-29K/KUB fighters.