The United Aircraft Corporation will sign a$1.6 billion contract with Russian Defense Ministry to deliver 48 Sukhoi Su-35 aircraft at the MAKS-2015 air show in late August.
Military expert Konstantin Makienko, who was cited by Vedomosti newspaper on Tuesday, said that the deal will be the largest one for the Russian Air Force since 2012. Russian air Force in 2012 had signed contracts for the delivery of 92 Su-34 bombers and 60 Su-30SM fighter jets.
Russia's Su-35 fighter was first introduced to a foreign audience at the 2013 Paris Air Show as a "4++ generation" heavily-upgraded derivative of the Su-27 multirole fighter.
The MAKS-2015 international aviation and space show will be held in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow on August 25-30.
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Russian S-400 Triumph missile defense systems, which are capable of detecting air targets from more than 600 kilometres, has entered the service on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The S-300 missile defense systems that were deployed earlier reliably defended the airspace for over a quarter of a century, Sputnik International reported today
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Russia will display its anti-aircraft missile system of medium-range “Buk-M2E” and the simulator at the World Airshow and Aviasalon MAKS-2015 in Zhukovsky held from August 25 to 30. “We will be displaying 24 target SAM “Buk-M2E” and trainer at the MAKS-2015 on sites leased by ‘concern PVO, ‘Almaz-Antey,” Scientific Research Institute of Instrument CEO Yuriy Beliy told reporters Thursday
Almaz-Antey has begun development of next generation of the Buk medium-range advanced defense missile system. The Buk missile is capable of destroying tactical and strategic aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles, and other aerodynamic aircraft at any point in their range of operation, along with tactical ballistic and aircraft missiles, and smart air bombs in conditions of heavy enemy counter fire and radio jamming; as well as to attack water and ground surface contrast targets, according to the company website
Russian Helicopter Systems has completed the first civilian flight of an AgustaWestland AW 139 helicopter assembled at the joint Russian-Italian Helivert in Moscow. The Russian Helicopter Systems flew the helicopter as part of an urban transportation development program, Russian Aviation reported Tuesday
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