Russia’s Air Force to Receive 150 Aircraft and Helicopters in 2015

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As part of the state defence order, the Russian Air Force will receive more than 150 aircraft and helicopters in 2015. This information was presented by Col. Igor Klimov, a spokesperson for the Russian Air Force.

According to Mr. Klimov, the delivery will include Su-30SM, Su-30M2 and MiG-29SMT fighter jets, Su-34 frontline bombers, Su-35S multipurpose aircraft, Yak-130 combat trainers, as well as An-148 and IL-76-MD90 transport aircraft. The supplies of helicopters will comprise Ka-52 Alligator, Mi-28N Night Hunter, Mi-8AMTsh (MTV-5-1), Mi-8MTPR, Mi-35M, Mi-26, Ka-226 and Ansat-U.

The Air Force will also take delivery of new radar stations (Nebo-M, Gamma, Sopka), as well as S-400 anti-aircraft missile complexes and Pantsir-S air defence systems. It should be noted that the Air Force has already received more than 60 units of the S-400, Pantsir-S1 and Nebo-M systems this year.

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Posted on December 1, 2014, in Aviation Industry News, Defence Industry Events. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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