Company "Irkut" began the transfer of the Defense Ministry the second batch of training and combat aircraft Yak-130. It is stated in a press release, Received "Heathcliff".
Tuesday, November 20, the pilots of Air Force aviation training center distilled in Boris Gleb three aircraft from the airfield of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant. First 6 aircraft Sts aviatsentr received with 2 lots 5 and 9 October 2012.
In total, the Russian Air Force plans to 2015 get of "Irkut" 55 aircraft Yak-130. Accurate price unknown to all aircraft. In November 2011 , the Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin assessed the likely supply of 65 combat-capable "Jacob" at 30 billion rubles.
The Yak-130 is designed for training pilots of both Russian and zabugornyh combat aircraft "fourth" and "fifth" generation, including T-50 (PAK FA). Plane speeds up to 1060 kilometers per hour and is able to overcome the 2-thousand kilometers. In combat mode plane can carry missiles and bombs of various types, and gun pods weighing up to 3 tons.
In the middle of foreign customers Yak-130 appear Algeria (got the first three aircraft in 2011 year), Syria, Belarus, Vietnam and Libya. On the probability of buying aircraft declared the Philippines, Malaysia and Kazakhstan.