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Russia, Indonesia to sign Su-35 contract this year

Russia, Indonesia to sign Su-35 contract this year, report says

Gabriel Dominguez, London - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
07 June 2017

Moscow will sign a contract with Jakarta this year for the delivery of Sukhoi Su-35 'Flanker-E' multirole fighter aircraft to the Indonesian Air Force (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara: TNI-AU), the Russian TASS news agency reported on 6 June.

"Prior consent has been reached on the contract to deliver Su-35s to Indonesia, it will be [signed] this year," Viktor Kladov, director for international co-operation and regional policy at Russia's defence industry holding company, Rostec, was quoted as saying by the state-owned media outlet.

Indonesian defence minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said in 2016 that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in Jakarta was considering the acquisition of eight Su-35s.


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