New 4+ Generation Sukhoi Su-30SM jet fighters have made a flight from the Irkutsk aviation plant to the Western MD to reinforce squadrons in the Kursk regions.
The regiment has received two Su-30SM supermanoeuverable fighters. The aircraft will join the combat strength of the regiment and go on a patrol to secure air borders, a Russian MoD release said.
Pilots have completed conversion training at the Aerospace Forces Training Centre in Lipetsk and performed first flights on new fighters, and shooting from air weapons.
Special training complexes will be designed to train aviation personnel for the Su-30SM fighters. The complexes will comprise several halls with training systems and interactive screens simulating real air combat conditions, as well as various failures so that the pilots acquire required skills for the new aircraft.
The aircraft can be equipped with modern and advanced air-to-air and air-to-surface high-precision weapon. It is designed to gain air supremacy, block hostile airfield, eliminate air, ground and naval targets in any adverse weather conditions.
Russia is developing a modernized version of its super-manoeuvrable Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jet with upgraded avionics and is capable of using latest high-precision ammunitions. Designated as Su-30SM1, Russian-language newspaper
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