franco on Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:26 pm

**Air Force Numbers and Procurement Updates**

__Su-35S__

- 3 squadrons operational (Dzemgi x2, Uglovaya)

- 1 squadron forming Besovets

- Millerovo has been mentioned as possibly being next

- 53-57 in service, 98 ordered in total

__Su-30SM__

- 4 squadrons operational (Millerovo x2, Domna x2)

- 1 squadron was to have been formed in Uglovaya (status unknown)

- Khalino has been mentioned as possibly being next

- 64-68 in service, 88 ordered in total

__Su-30M2__

- used as 2 seat unit trainer

- 20 in service, 20 ordered in total

__Mig-29SMT / UBM__

- 3 squadrons operational (Khalino x2, Astrakhan)

- Astrakhan squadron appears to be joint training / combat unit

- 44 / 8 in service, 44 & 8 ordered in total

__Su-27SM3__

- 1 squadron operational (Krimsk)

- new squadron to be formed in 2017, Belbek mentioned

- 12-15 in service plus 1 UBM, 36 more to be rebuilt from Su-27P frames

__Su-27SM__

- 2 squadrons operational (Belbek, Uglovaya)

- 2 squadrons forming (Besovets, Khotilovo) Transferring aircraft from Uglovaya & Dzemgi

- 48-51 in service (variance same as Su-27SM3, possible 2-3 SM's upgraded to SM3's)

__Mig-31BM__

- 7 squadrons operational (Uglovaya, Kansk x2, Monchegorsk, Khotilovo x2, Savostleyka)

- 3 squadrons converting (Bolshoye Savino x2, Elizovo)

- Savostleyka squadron appears to be a joint training / combat unit

- 95-98 in service, orders to convert a total of 113 aircraft

__Su-34__

- 6 squadrons operational (Voronezh x2, Morozovsk x3, Khurba)

- 2nd squadron forming in Khurba

- Chelyabinsk is mentioned as being next

- 89-95 in service, 124 ordered in total

__Su-25SM / SM3 __

- total of 9 squadrons and 1 flight operational

- total of 80 some converted to SM standard and first SM3's arrived this year

- units are most likely a mix of upgraded Su-25SM with basic Su-25's

- only a couple of Su-25UB's upgraded to UBM standard

- plans to convert 40-60 to SM3 standards

**Naval Aviation Numbers and Procurement Updates**

__Mig-29K/KUB__

- 2 squadrons operational (Severomorsk)

- 23 in service, 24 ordered in total

__Su-30SM__

- 1 squadron operational (Saki)

- 2 squadrons forming (Severomorsk, Chernyakhovsk)

- 15 in service, 28 ordered in total