Republic of Kazakhstan has received a new batch of Su-30 SM fighters from Russia as a part of military-technical cooperation.
Su-30 SM aircraft belongs to the “4 ++” class and, in terms of their flight and tactical-technical characteristics and are very close to the last, fifth-generation aircraft, Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement Tuesday.
The aircraft has radar, radio communications systems, friend-or-foe identification system, ejection seats, weapons, and other aircraft systems. It is equipped with the N011M Bars radar with a maximum detection range 400 km, search range 200 km using a phased array antenna, frontal horizontal fins and steerable thrusters for super maneuverability as well as with wide-angle HUD (Head Up Display).
The aircraft can be used to gain air supremacy same as for targeting adversary on the ground using wide range of weapons including air-to-air, air-to-surface and guided and unguided bombs with total weapons weight up to 8000 kg. It is also equipped with the one barrel, 30 mm GSh-30-1 auto-cannon.
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