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Russian Air Force take delivery of about 90 modernized aircraft and helicopters in 2012 2211113

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World Air Force News - Russia
 
 
Russian Air Force take delivery of about 90 modernized aircraft and helicopters in 2012.
 
The Russian Air Force will take delivery of about 90 new of modernized fixed and rotary wing aircraft in 2012, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
     
The Russian Air Force will take delivery of about 90 new of modernized fixed and rotary wing aircraft in 2012, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
Russian made SU-35S fighter aicraft
     

The Air Force will receive up to 10 Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers, about 10 Su-25SM Frogfoot attack fighters, and an unspecified number of Su-35S Flanker-E multirole fighters, Col. Vladimir Drik said.

The Su-35S is Russia’s advanced “Generation 4++” fighter.

New acquisitions will also include over 20 attack helicopters, such as the Mi-28N Night Hunter and the Ka-52 Alligator, as well as “highly modernized” Mi-35 Hind helicopters.

The Air Force will also receive about 30 Mi-8 transport and five Mi-26T heavy lift helicopters.