President of "Irkut" Fedorov at the international air show "Singapore eyrshou — 2012" is now said to reporters that the positive outlook of Yak-130 in the international market are associated with them entering the Russian Air Force as part of the municipal defense order.
Alexey Fedorov, answering the question of ARMS-TASS on how relations have changed, "Irkut" with potential buyers Yak-130, noted that after the signing of the contract for the supply of Russian Air Force sixty-five combat trainer Yak-130, "we felt the increase in enthusiasm for our aircraft overseas."
Among the likely customers Fedorov aircraft referred to the country's Near East, South America, Africa and Southeast Asia.
First sixteen "Jacob" of the export contract was Algeria — at the end of 2011 At the moment, the possibility of acquiring RF for 10 Yak-130 treated Bangladesh Air Force. Plan to make a booking and Philippine Air Force (6-8 aircraft).
Fedorov is not afraid of competition for "Jacob" in the global market — including the Italian training aircraft M-346 "Master" of "Alenia Aermacchi." This Italian model — soilless training plane and Yak-130 — a real combat training.
Fedorov said that at the current time, many countries have developed TCB to substitute an aging fleet of aircraft such type. President "Irkut" referred to China, South Korea and other countries. He saw that "market large, and our machine provides programming a digital control system for training pilots of any country. " In addition, Fedorov said that the Yak-130 is a nice value for the property. Said president "Irkut" and the highest potential of the aircraft to build combat abilities.
Fedorov added: "We plan to equip our aircraft airborne laser designator used to extend the range of aircraft weapons."
He estimates that in the coming 20 years, the market capacity for UBS Yak-130 may be about 2.0-2.5 thousand cars. Fedorov expects to receive 20-25% of the market.
Training and combat aircraft of the latest generation of Yak-130 is designed OKB Yakovlev. It can be used not only as a trainer, and as a light attack aircraft. At the 9 sites outside of the suspension Yak-130 can carry up to three tons of missiles and bombs and ensures execution of combat missions with the utmost efficiency.
The Yak-130 is universal for educational purposes: the pilots that have passed on it training, little or no training will be able to manage all types of fighters — both Russian and zabugornogo production.