Sudan becomes the first Arab country to acquire Russian-made fourth generation Su-35 fighter jets.
The first batch of jets were delivered on Monday, just ahead of President Omar Ahmed al-Bashir’s first visit to Moscow this week. However, the exact number of jets delivered has not been made official.
The fighters will be used to “contribute to the consolidation of Sudan’s defenses and provide it protection from any threat,” Sudanese deputy air force commander, Salahuddin Abdul Khaliq Saeed, told Sputnik News. The deal was announced in March.
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Sukhoi-35 is a 4 ++ generation fighter aircraft with controlled thrust vector engines. The aircraft uses fifth generation technology that ensures superiority over foreign-produced fighters of a similar class.
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