More Sukhoi fight­ers for Rus­sian Air Force and Navy

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Even as the Rus­sian Air Force aer­o­batic dis­play team, the Rus­sian Knights re­ceived its first Sukhoi Su-30SM fight­ers, four be­ing de­liv­ered from the fac­tory at Irkutsk to the team’s base at Ku­binka on 14 Oc­to­ber, the Rus­sian Navy has taken de­liv­ery of Sukhoi Su-30SMs, handed over at the pro­duc­tion plant in Irkut­skv on 28 Novem­ber.

More num­bers of an­other Sukhoi type, the Su-34, have been de­liv­ered to the Air Force, a third batch of the type handed over dur­ing 2016. Four had ear­lier been de­liv­ered on 31 May, fol­lowed by five on 30 Au­gust, th­ese be­ing op­er­ated by the 277th Bomber Avi­a­tion Reg­i­ment at Kom­so­molsk-na-Amur/Khurba.

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