Sunday, 10 November 2019

The Ministry of Defense spoke about plans for the supply of Su-35S and Su-57 fighters

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The Ministry of Defense spoke about plans for the supply of Su-35S and Su-57 fighters

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The Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aviation Plant (KNAAZ) completely fulfilled the state defense order for the delivery of Su-35S multi-role fighters this year, transferring a batch of 10 aircraft ahead of schedule. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia Alexey Krivoruchko

The deputy defense minister, who visited the aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, said that the company had delivered a batch of ten Su-35S multi-role fighters ahead of schedule to the Russian Aerospace Forces, thereby fully fulfilling the state defense order for these aircraft this year. The remaining 10 fighters under the contract will be delivered next year. At the same time, the Ministry of Defense intends to conclude a new contract for the supply of Su-35S.


"KNAAZ fully fulfilled the state defense order of 2019, having prematurely delivered 10 Su-35S fighters. The last 10 cars stipulated by the current contract are expected to be received in 2020"

- declared Krivoruchko.


The deputy minister also commented on plans for the supply of fifth-generation Su-57 fighters to the aerospace forces, which are also being assembled at KNAAZ facilities. He confirmed that the first production Su-57 will go to the Russian Air Force before the end of this year, and the second production aircraft will arrive in 2020. After that, the aircraft plant will increase production in order to supply all 76 fifth-generation fighters by 2028.


"The first production Su-57 is almost ready and will enter the army before the end of the year. Next year we are waiting for another such aircraft, and further will increase production"

- reported Krivoruchko.


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