Aircraft manufacturers Komsomolsk-na-Amur, the Air Force gave the party modernized Su-27SM
KHABAROVSK, November 20. (ITAR-TASS). Party modernized Su-27SM in a solemn ceremony today handed over the Air Force aircraft manufacturers Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KNAAPO), Itar-Tass Directorate KNAAPO.
With the delivery of the consignment of Su-27SM KNAAPO fulfill defense orders this year. A large group of workers association awarded letters of appreciation and gifts.
In Komsomolsk-on-Amur, where the Air Force to build the country's newest aircraft modifications, including maneuverability Su-35 while being upgraded to previously released family of fighters Su, who are in service in the Air Force and Air Defense, as well as repair and equipping of Su-33 Navy.
More than 50 fighters Su-27SM upgraded the company.
In accordance with state contract to 2015 to be delivered to the Ministry of Defense of 48 multi-role fighters Su-35. KNAAPO also participates in the program a holding Sukhoi aviation complex of the fifth generation.
Under the program of construction of civil aircraft in the enterprise is the serial assembly of medium-range passenger planes Sukhoi Superjet-100.
50 Su-27SM ... Without MiG-31, China could just walk in. It takes 3 years to complete a 24 fighter upgrade. We want to have 200 upgraded Su-27, another 18 years!!