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In November 2011 Russian Air Force will receive eight fighters aircraft SU-27SM 1711113

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World Air Force News - Russia
 
 
In November 2011 Russian Air Force will receive eight fighters aircraft SU-27SM.
 
Until the end of November Russian Air Force will receive eight new multirole fighters aircraft Su-27SM. The airplanes were already made in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
     
Until the end of November Russian Air Force will receive eight new multirole fighters aircraft Su-27SM. The airplanes were already made in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
Sukhoi Su-27SM fighter aircraft at MAKS Moscow air Show
     

These aircraft will be supplied in the framework of the contract signed in 2009 at air show MAKS and implying purchase of 12 airplanes Su-27SM for the Air Force. Military pilots already received the first four airplanes.

The Su-27SM repair and modernization of the Su-27 multipurpose fighter are performed under the contract signed in 2004 and providing for repair and modernization of the Russian Air Force's Su-27 aircraft.

All eight Su-27 airplanes to the supplied to the Air Force are newly built. Aircraft-builders of Komsomolsk-on-Amur also modernized a significant quantity of Su-27S fighters operated in combatant units into Su-27SM version.

The needs of the Air Force for Su-27SM fighters are estimated approximately at 200 airplanes.