China Likely To Receive 10 Russian Su-35 fighter Jets This Year

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  • 02:57 PM, February 2, 2017
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China Likely To Receive 10 Russian Su-35 fighter Jets This Year
Russia may supply ten Su-35 fighter jets to China in 2017

Russia will possibly supply second batch of ten Su-35 fighter jets to China this year and similarly another ten in 2018.

Already the first four vehicles were supplied in late last year, Tass reported today.

Russia and China signed a contract in November 2015 for the delivery of 24 Su-35 fighter jets. The three-year deal for the supplies of aircraft, ground equipment and spare engines is estimated at $2 billion.

The Su-35 Flanker-E is a highly upgraded 4++-generation super-maneuverable multipurpose fighter jet incorporating fifth-generation technologies.

Its maximum speed is 2,500 km/h, flying range is 3,400 km, and combat radius - around 1,600 km.

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