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.
China has confirmed receiving four Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets in late December, but said that Su-35 could be the last combat plane China would import because of advances in its own fighter jet program. The Peoples Liberation Armys website recently mentioned that with the commissioning of the J-20 domestically developed stealth fighter by China, Russia has understood that the Su-35 “would be losing its value on the Chinese market in the near future”, so was eager to complete the Su-35 deal
Russia is believed to have supplied the first batch of four Su-35 fighters to China. According to a Russian web resource,
Russia is holding intensive talks with Indonesia over possible deliveries of its Su-35 fighter jets. "There are prospects and the talks are very intensive," Russian presidents aide in charge of defense and technology cooperation, Vladimir Kozhin said Thursday
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Russia has sent the second batch of 10 Su-35 fighter jets to China under a 2015 contract to supply 24 fighter jets TASS reported an unnamed source from Russias military and technical cooperation agency. "Another batch of 10 aircraft has been sent to the customer
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