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The Russian defense Ministry has estimated the cost of converting the su-25 to su-25СМ3 2.8 billion. Adequate notice of holding a closed auction posted on the portal of public procurement.
The executor of the contract will be chosen on April 25.The upgrading of the machines is planned in three stages. In 2019 “for the execution of works on repair and modernization of aircraft su-25 variant of the su-25СМ3” it is planned to allocate a hundred rubles in 2020 — less than 900 million in 2021 — more than 1.8 billion. The contract must be executed prior to November 10, 2021. The number of repaired stormtroopers are not reported.
In February, China announced that the Soviet su-25 are outdated for participation in modern warfare, and Russia for economic reasons are unable to upgrade them to more advanced su-39.
In September 2018, work on the conversion of four su-25 to su-25СМ3 war Department was estimated at 1.7 billion rubles.
In February of the same year su-25 HQs in Syria was hit by MANPADS to militants. Pilot stormtrooper Roman Filipov ejected, but blew himself up with a grenade, to not be captured. The pilot became a Hero of Russia.
Soviet subsonic su-25 first took to the air in 1975. The creators claim that the su-25СМ3 from the su-25 features increased to three times the combat effectiveness, in particular the GLONASS system, which allows to program the end point on the map with a precision of ten meters, and digital display in the cockpit that displays the ground and air situation.
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