Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corporation announced its plan to conclude a new contract this year with the Russian Ministry of Defence for the supply of Su-30SM fighters.
"This year we plan to sign a new contract, which will ensure the loading of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant in the coming years at the level of 12-14 aircraft per year," President of United Aircraft Corporation and Irkut Corporation Yury Slyusar was quoted as saying by the Vedomosti newspaper.
He noted that the Su-30 family has good prospects in the foreign market as well: "the planes are sold to a large number of countries and, we hope, will be sold again".
Su-30SM multirole fighter is the further development of Su-30MKI and Su-30MKM combat aircraft. It is a multi-purpose “4++”-generation highly-maneuverable fighter designed for achievement of air supremacy.
Kazspecexport and Russian state-run Irkut Corporation signed a contract to supply a new batch of Su-30SM to Kazakhstan during the KADEX 2018 exhibition in Astana. The modern Russian fighters will join the fleet of another Su-30SM, which since 2015 have been armed by the Air Defense Force of Kazakhstan, United Aircraft Corporation said in a statement Thursday
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