DEFENSE The Indian-Russian BrahMos supersonic cruise missile made its first flight on an Indian air force Sukhoi Su-30MKI on June 25 from the Nasik plant of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., which was responsible for adapting the fighter to carry the 2,500-kg (5,500-lb.) missile. About 40 Su-30s are expected to be modified. Airbus Defense and Space is assessing possible solutions to a German requirement to replace its Panavia Tornado combat aircraft in the 2030-40 time frame. The Next Generation ...

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