Rosoboronexport has supplied over 250 Sukhoi Su aircraft to the Asia-Pacific countries, indicating rise in demand for the Russian fighter jets.
“A number of them are using the Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker jet as the air forces' main fighter aircraft,” the director general of the Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Wednesday at the Paris Air Show 2017.
The demand for Russian Aviation equipment is rising in Asia Pacific, especially for Sukhoi jets and MIG type fighter jets.
Over 250 Su aircraft are supplied to the Asia-Pacific region. Su-30 fighter jets are chosen as the main fighter aircraft of the air forces in several countries of the region," Alexander Mikheev was quoted as saying at the Paris Air Show-2017 by Sputnik news Wednesday.
Multirole fighters Sukhoi Su-35 and Su-30MK, trainer-fighter Yakovlev Yak-130, inflight refuelling tanker aircraft Ilyushin Il-78MK-90 and multirole amphibian aircraft Beriev Be-200 generate the most interest among the customers from the Asia Pacific region, Mikheev added
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