Russian air forces to take delivery of more than 150 aircraft and helicopters in 2015
Russian Aviaton » Tuesday January 20, 2015 18:22 MSK
Russian air forces will put into service the latest aircraft and helicopters in 2015, Interfax reports with reference to the representative of the press-service of Russian Ministry of Defense on Air Forces, Colonel Igor Klimov.
“Under the State Defense Order for 2015 more than 150 state-of-the-art aircraft and helicopters will be delivered to the military units,” Klimov said. The colonel noted that the following aircraft are being delivered to the air forces: Su-30SM, Su-30M2, MiG-29SMT, Su-34 bombers, Su-35S multi-role fighters, Yak-130 operational trainers, An-148 and Il-76-MD90 transport aircraft. Ka-52 Alligator, Mi-28N Night Hunter, Mi-8AMTSh (MTV-5-1), Mi-8MTPR, Mi-35M, Mi-26, Ka-226 and Ansat-U helicopters will be delivered to the army aviation.
Moreover, according to Klimov, the air forces will also take delivery of the latest Nebo-M, Gamma, Sopka radar systems; Podlet low-altitude radar stations; S-400 and Pantsir-S air defense systems. In addition, over 30 new trainers for specialists of air defense forces and flight simulators for training centers located in Torzhok, Ryazan, Syzran, etc. will be delivered.
In 2015 military units of the air forces will take part in “Union Shield 2015” and «Boevoye Sodruzhestvo-2015» maneuvers.