At the air base in southern Krymsk Military District arrived four Su-27SM3


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At the air base Krymsk in the Krasnodar region arrived today four modernized Su-27SM3, told Itar-Tass news service of the Southern Military District, Colonel Igor Gorbul.

"By the end of the year plans to enroll four more Su-27SM3", — he said. "This year, the Crimean air base in the state defense order has already received two Su-30M2 and eight Su-27SM — said Gorbul.

"Renewal of the aircraft significantly increases the combat capabilities of the air base," — said the head of the press service. Due to this for a year pilots took an active part in international exercises "Combat Commonwealth — 2011", "Watchful Sky — 2011" and the operational-strategic exercises "Center -2011 ".

Sioux 27SM3 is a deep modernization of the Su-27 and refers to the fighters of the 4 +. It differs from its predecessor in a more powerful engine, increased maneuverability and range.

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