Second Batch Handed Over

Second Batch Handed Over 4 February, 2017

China will receive the second batch of 4th generation Su-35 (NATO reporting name: Flanker-E) fighter aircraft from Russia in 2017. The first batch of four Su-35s has been delivered to China in late 2016 and the thisrd batch is scheduled to be handed over next year according to Chineese sources. The countries have signed a contract in November 2015 for the delivery of 24 Su-35 fighter jets at a total cost of $2 billions, including ground equipment and spare engines.

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