MOSCOW, December 19 — RIA Novosti. Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov and President of the Corporation "Irkut" Oleg Demchenko signed a second contract to supply troops party multi-role fighters Su-30cm, in accordance with the terms of which the "Irkut" to 2016 to build the army for another 30 aircraft of this type, the Defense Ministry reported Wednesday.
The first contract for the supply of Defence batch of 30 Su-30cm by 2015, the parties signed on March 21 of this year. Two aircraft have already passed the Air Force on November 22, and is currently being tested at the State Flight Test Center of the Ministry of Defense named VP Chkalov.
"In accordance with the terms of the contract, the Corporation" Irkut "to build for the 2016 Defence (yet) 30 aircraft of this type," — said in a statement.
Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondar said that in 2013, the Air Force plan to get more than a dozen Su-30cm.
Multi-seat fighter Su-30cm, developed "Sukhoi", extends the range of combat aircraft Su-30MKI. The new fighter is 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. Su-30cm commercially available Irkutsk aviation plant — branch of JSC "Corporation" Irkut ".
Su-30cm has maneuverability, equipped with a radar with a phased antenna array is able to apply modern and future precision weapons "air-to-air" and "air-to-surface". In addition to combat missions, the aircraft can be used for pilot training on advanced multifunctional single super-maneuverable fighter.