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India Is Turning To Israel After Its Russian-Made Missiles Turned Into Duds

Indian Defense News | 06/03/2020 11:55 PM | Click to read full article

IAF sources told NDTV that the Russian missiles do not match its advertised range and cannot engage targets which are more than 80 kilometres [50 miles] away. What troubles the Indian Air Force was that Pakistan was able to destroy an Indian jet from long range. “Among the Indian Air Force's fighters which were targeted were two Sukhoi-30s which managed to evade the AMRAAMs which were fired at close to their maximum range of 100 kilometres [62 miles]”