Russia will be starting serial production of Kilmov TV-117ST engines in 2018 for Ilyush Il-112 light military transport plane. The manufacturing will be done by Russias Omsk Engine-Building Enterprise, part of the United Engine Corporation (UEC) and the Gas-Turbine Engineering Research and Production Center 'Salut' (subsidiary of UEC) has been chosen as the final TV7-117ST engine assembly enterprise
The Russian Air Force plans to replace the full metal blades of Mi-28NM military helicopters with new ones made form composite materials. The helicopters are currently in operation in Syria
A day after launching air strikes against Islamic State positions in Syria using long range bombers, Russia today deployed Su-34 attack aircraft for more precision strikes. Russian Su-34 warplanes deployed at an airbase in the west of Iran carried out airstrikes against IS militants in Syria Wednesday
A single-seat variant of the Su-34 bomber configured as an attack aircraft is planned to be developed, Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Defense and Security Committee Viktor Bondarev said. The Su-34 based plane will be highly maneuverable and take advantage of its eight ton of weapons load against four tons carried by the Su-25, the current single-seat fighter in Russias arsenal
The Russian Federation Ministry of Defence has received the second batch of Sukhoi Su-34 frontline bombers, as part of the 2017 state defence order on October 16. The first batch of bombers was delivered in May 2017 to Eastern Military District air units
Russian Aerospace Forces has plans to receive 16 new Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers by year end and will start modernization process next year. "This year, we expect additional deliveries of four aircraft and the total order volume for the current year is 16 Su-34s", Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov said Friday
Russia will provide the first batch of four Sukhoi-35 jets equipped with a 30-mm gun by December 25 this month as part of US$2 billion deal signed last year. The delivery is part of the deal signed for 24 Sukhoi-35 fighters concluded with China in November 2015
An air force unit deployed to Russias Far Eastern region of Khabarovsk has has started receiving shipment of the Sukhoi Su-34 fighter bombers. The new shipment of fighter bombers will be put in operation next academic year and will complete training and combat missions during air force drills,
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