Su-30СМФото: Vitaly Timkivi / RIA Novosti
Multi-purpose fighter su-30CM is adopted for the Russian air force. This was reported in the February issue of the journal machine-building design Bureau “Vympel” named after I. I. Toporov (included in the Corporation “Tactical missiles”), writes a military blog bmpd.
In a publication on behalf of the Director General of the Bureau of Nikolay Gusev said that the fighter adopted by the decree of the President of Russia dated 12 January of this year. On the Kremlin website and the official portal of legal information of the relevant documents could not be found.
The su-30SM is equipped with two development of “Vympel” — product 170-1 (the missile of class “air — air” medium-range) and passive jamming emission of UV-30МКР.
Multifunctional super-maneuverable fighter su-30CM (upgraded, serial), produced at the Irkutsk aviation plant of the Irkut Corporation, developed on the basis of export of the su-30MKM, which in turn is a version of the su-30MKI, was ordered by India. The first flight of su-30CM was held in 2012, in 2015, these aircraft became part of the Russian aviation group in Syria.
In addition to Russia, fighter jets su-30 are in service in ten countries around the world. Export price of such a machine reaches 50 million dollars.
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