At the airport of Irkutsk aviation plant — branch of JSC "Corporation" Irkut "(part of" United Aircraft Corporation ") continue flight testing of multi-purpose fighter Su-30cm, developed by JSC" Sukhoi "and intended for the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.
Today, September 25 flight tests joined by another fighter. The flight lasted 1 hour 40 minutes and passed without comment. The plane was piloted by test pilots JSC "Sukhoi": — the commander of the crew — Sergei Kostin, the test pilot 1st class — navigator — Malovechko Pavel, honored test-navigator of the Russian Federation.
Multi-purpose fighter Su-30cm is a further development of the family of combat aircraft such as the Su-30MK. The specialists of JSC "Sukhoi" fighter adapted to the requirements of the Russian Air Force radar systems, telecommunications and public recognition, ejection seat, and a number of support systems. Also, changes in the structure of weapons.
The contract for the supply of troops in 30 multi-role fighters Su-30cm in 2015 between the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and JSC "Corporation" Irkut "signed in March 2012