so for MiG-35s we have 4 delivered out of 6 ordered?
No, 4 out of 8
There was a contract as installation bath for two machines signed in february 2017 , just after the delvery of two prototypes, so the two first serial Nº10 an Nº11, are under that contract for two and the next 2 are under the contract for 6 signed in 2018
As in the case of MiG-29K, because the small number of MiG-35 to purchase, is for sure the two first serial planes for test are also transferrred to the service, in this case to Kubinka airbase
February 17th, 2017
Two more MiG-35 fighter for test were ordered
Recall that at the end of 2016, JSC RSK MiG completed the construction of the first two experimental samples of the MiG-35 fighter jet at its Production Complex No. 1 in Lukhovitsy near Moscow under a contract for carrying out the corresponding R&D with the Russian Aerospace Forces.
The first built single-seat MiG-35 (9-41SR, side number "702 blue") made its first flight in Lukhovitsy on November 24, 2016, and the two-seat MiG-35UB (9-47SR, side number "712 blue") - about December 1 ... The beginning of official factory testing of both aircraft was announced during the presentation on January 26, 2017.
According to him, already this year it is planned to switch from factory tests of two existing aircraft in Lukhovitsy near Moscow to state tests at the State Flight Test Center in Akhtubinsk (Astrakhan Region).
"A little later, two more MiG-35s will join the state tests, the contract for which was recently signed.
August 23rd, 2018
Contract for six MiG-35 fighters
At the beginning of 2017, it was announced that a contract was signed for two more test planes of the MiG-35 fighter, but so far they have not been delivered. Initially, it was announced plans to complete the State tests of the MiG-35 fighter by mid-2018, however, the actual State tests were only started in May 2018.
Since 2013, the planned dates for signing the corresponding contract have been repeatedly postponed, and the number of MiG-35 fighters planned for purchase by the beginning of 2017 was reduced to 24 machines
New MiG-35 in Kubinka
According to spotters, during the last week in Kubinka to participate in the exposition of the International military-technical forum "Army-2020", which will be held from 23 to 29 August 2020, four MiG-35 fighters of the new construction of the Lukhovitsky Aviation Plant (LAZ) arrived named after P.A. Voronin - a branch of JSC "RSK" MiG "single-seat fighter MiG-35S with side number" 10 blue "and three two-seat fighters MiG-35UB with blue side numbers" 11 "," 12 "and" 15
The MiG-35S fighters with the side number "10 blue" and the MiG-35UB with the side number "11 blue" were built according to the contract concluded in February 2017 with the Russian Ministry of Defense for two pre-production samples of the MiG-35 fighter for their connection to the expanded program of the State tests of this type, both of these aircraft were transferred to the Russian Aerospace Forces in May 2019.
At the same time, two two-seat MiG-35UB fighters with blue side numbers "12" and "15" are the first aircraft built according to the Russian Defense Ministry signed in August 2018 with the United Aircraft Corporation JSC (UAC, which includes JSC "RSK" MiG ") to the contract for the supply of the first six production fighters MiG-35S and MiG-35UB with a contract execution period from 2018 to 2023. These first two fighters were delivered in the first half of 2020, and their arrival in Kubinka was their first public appearance.