The Su-30MKI is a result of a joint collaboration between Russia's Sukhoi and India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). It's based on the Su-30 platform but has been extensively customized to meet Indian requirements

The Su-30MKI is a multirole fighter capable of performing various roles, including air superiority, ground attack, and maritime strike

It features advanced avionics, radar, and sensors, including the NIIP N011M Bars radar, which offers long-range detection, tracking, and targeting capabilities

The Su-30MKI is equipped with thrust vectoring nozzles, which allow for enhanced maneuverability and agility in both air-to-air and air-to-ground combat scenarios

The cockpit is equipped with a modern glass cockpit layout featuring multifunctional displays, heads-up display (HUD), and hands-on-throttle-and-stick (HOTAS) controls

The aircraft can carry a wide range of weapons, including air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, rockets, bombs, and more. It's capable of carrying various types of munitions simultaneously.

The Su-30MKI is a customized variant, primarily developed for the Indian Air Force. It differs from the original Su-30MK variants in terms of avionics, sensors, and other specifications

It has a combat radius of around 1,500 kilometers (932 miles) and can be refueled in flight for extended range and endurance

The Indian Air Force has undertaken several modernization efforts to upgrade the Su-30MKI's capabilities, including improvements in avionics, sensors, and weapon systems

The Su-30MKI has been a crucial asset in the Indian Air Force, participating in various exercises and operations. It has played a significant role in ensuring air superiority and maintaining the country's defense posture