Russia successfully fulfilling a contract to supply Vietnam 12 multi-role fighters Su-30MK2.
"In accordance with the schedule agreed with the customer the next four Su-30MK2 sent on Friday from Komsomolsk-on-Amur in Vietnam", — said a source in the military-industrial complex.
He recalled that the delivery of the first four aircraft was carried out in June of this year.
According to him, the fighters sent to the customer by two heavy transport aircraft An-124 "Ruslan".
Earlier it was reported that the total value of the contract to supply Vietnam 12 Su-30MK2 fighters, as well as weapons, equipment and spare parts for these aircraft is approximately $ 1 billion.
This is the second contract for the delivery of Sukhoi fighter jets to Vietnam. The first involves the supply of Vietnam 8 Su-30MK2. According to unofficial data, its total cost is about $ 400 million.
In Rosoboronexport and the company "Sukhoi" does not comment on plans for delivery to Vietnam Su-30MK2.
Su-30MK2 — plane with wide combat capabilities against ground and sea targets with precision weapons: guided missiles and guided bombs. Fighter fitted with an advanced avionics, new systems of communication and navigation control of the equipment and the crew. ECM system provides automatic target information entered into the arms of an aircraft anti-radar missiles Kh-31P.
Thanks to the installation of in-flight refueling were increased range and duration of the flight. New chassis enabled the aircraft to take off with full fuel tanks and a full combat load on the external load.
Double Fighter layout makes good use of it and to train new crews.
Over the past decade in China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Venezuela have already delivered more than 130 of these aircraft. Signed new export contracts for the supply of Su-30MK2, reports "Interfax".