The new Su-30cm fighter for the Russian Air Force
• The new Su-30cm fighter for the Russian Air Force
As the official representatives of the Russian Air Force, the arrival into service of new Su-30cm significantly increase our combat power.
Get acquainted with this beautiful aircraft closer.
My visit to the Irkutsk Aviation Plant has been associated with the transfer of JSC "Corporation" Irkut "the first two heavy Su-30cm for the Russian Air Force.
The contract to supply thirty Su-30cm during the period up to 2015 was made between March 2012 by the Ministry of Defense and JSC "Corporation" Irkut "year.
The crews of the Russian Air Force surpassed two new Su-30cm State Flight Test Center, located in the city of Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan region.
The first flight was built by order of the Russian Air Force new fighter Su-30cm made September 21, 2012-th.
Sioux has supermaneuverability 30cm, equipped with a radar phased array antenna, able to apply modern and perspective precision weapons "air-to-air" and "air-surface".
In addition to combat missions, the aircraft can be used for the training of pilots.
The new Su-30cm is a further development of the family such as the Su-30MKI combat aircraft:
The pilots Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters conducted several dozen educational battles with the F-15, F-16, "Tornado", "Rafale" Air Force of several countries.
According to unofficial data, the final score with all types of Western fighter - in favor of the Su-30MKI.
December 24, 2012 during a visit to India, President of Russia signed a contract to supply India 42 sorties sets Su-30MKI for assembly under license. Thus, the total number of ordered India Su-30MKI reached 272. More than 150 of them have already been delivered.
super-maneuverable Su-30cm provide engines with thrust vector control. For the first time this innovative technology applied to production aircraft Russian Air Force.
"We have worked for many years for export, and now began to supply aircraft to the Motherland. Today we pass the first two Russian Air Force Su-30cm. This is a historic event for our team, for the company "Dry" for all "United Aircraft Corporation".
"It is important that the Su-30cm is already in mass production and will be delivered to the Air Force is not isolated instances, and squadrons."
"Su-30cm at times to increase the combat capabilities associated with the detection and destruction of targets, and not one, but several at the same time. The potential of such an aircraft is comparable to the previous generation potential of the two aircraft. "
"is entered into the Su-30cm - a new stage in the re-Force. Opportunities allow fighters to increase the combat capability of our air. So far, the Russian Air Force had aircraft that would allow us to solve the problem at this level. "
Hero of Russia Major-General Alexander Harchevsky: "At one time I wanted to fly on this plane, and today this dream is becoming a reality for many of our pilots."
In accordance with the terms of the contract Corporation "Irkut" build up to 2016 for the Russian Air Force Su-30 aircraft 30cm.
Favorite photos from this photo shoot:
Removal of the hangar:
And again in the hangar: