HAL to repair Uganda’s Sukhoi Su-30MK fighter jets

Updated on March 28, 2022 in Aerospace
0 on March 28, 2022

The government of Uganda has contracted the Indian defense company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to provide maintenance and technical support for it’s fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MK multi-role fighter jets.

A memorandum of understanding was signed on 4 March, between the Uganda and HAL, which owns a Sukhoi manufacturing license granted by Russia.

Indian High Commission in Kampala. Lt. Gen. Charles Lutaaya, Commander of Air Force in the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), signed on behalf of Uganda. However, India and Uganda have yet to disclose the financial details of the agreement.

According to the Indian High Commission, the agreement is the first major defense deal signed with Uganda after Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the “10 Principles of India-Africa Engagement” in 2018.

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