Did IAF’s ‘US-made’ C-130J Super Hercules that crashed have fake Chinese parts? – The Times of India

WASHINGTON: India’s newly-acquired American C-130J Super Hercules plane that crashed last week near Gwalior has been under intense scrutiny …

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2 thoughts on “Did IAF’s ‘US-made’ C-130J Super Hercules that crashed have fake Chinese parts? – The Times of India

  1. Owen Peters says:

    As reported by Reuters last week it appears the Indian Air Force has had problems with Russian MIG-21s as well… “the Indian Air Force… has been plagued for years by the crashes of its Russian-made MiG-21 fighters. More than half the MiG fleet of 872 aircraft has been lost to crashes that killed 171 pilots…”

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/28/us-india-plane-idUSBREA2R0C520140328

    It’s no secret the Russians also have a counterfeit aircraft parts problem…

    http://www.strategypage.com/dls/articles/The-Fatal-Shame-Of-Russia-7-29-2013.asp

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