Modernization Spurt by Russia

Modernization Spurt by Russia 10 March, 2017

Russia is set to receive 10 new Sukhoi Su-35S multirole fighter aircraft this year, according to Russian Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov. The ministry has ordered 50 Su-35S in 2016 to be built at Gagarin Aircraft-Building Plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur and delivered by 2020. Borisov stated that they will also upgrade four Su-27s to to match the Sukhoi-35 capabilities. Russia received 48 Su-35S so far under the first contract inked in 2009. 

Russia’s Aerospace Force will also took delivery of 17 Sukhoi-30SMs and ten Yakovlev-130 aircraft within 2017.

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