First indigenously overhauled Su 30 MKI fighter aircraft handed over for use

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Nashik (Maharashtra), Oct 26 (ANI): In a landmark event, Air Marshal Hemant Sharma, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Maintenance Command, handed over the first indigenously overhauled Su 30 MKI aircraft to Air Marshal HS Arora, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of South Western Air Command at an impressive ceremony held at Air Force Station, Ojhar. 11 BRD is the only fighter aircraft repair depot of the Indian Air Force and undertakes repair and overhaul of frontline fighters such as MIG-29 and Sukhoi 30 MKI. It was established on 29 April 1974 and subsequently renamed as 11 Base Repair Depot (BRD) on 1 January 1975.

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