The first Su-30cm for the Russian Defense Ministry took to the air

  • The first Su-30cm (tail number "01 Blue") for the Russian Air Force at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant JSC "Corporation" Irkut ". August 2012 (c) TRC" TERRA "/ Djoker
  • The first Su-30cm (tail number "01 Blue") for the Russian Air Force at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant JSC "Corporation" Irkut ". August 2012 (c) TRC" TERRA "/ Djoker

"Flight of the Su-30cm was held on Friday at the airport of Irkutsk aviation plant (branch Corporation" Irkut "). The plane was piloted by test pilot "Sukhoi" Sergei Kostin (crew commander) and co-driver Paul Malovechko. The flight lasted two hours and took place without any problems ", — quotes the text of the message "Interfax".

The report noted that the 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.

In March, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and President of the Corporation "Irkut" signed to supply up to 2015 30 multi-role fighters Su-30cm.


The upcoming entry into the armed forces of the modern super-maneuverable Su double-30cm significantly increase the combat power of the Russian Air Force. Moreover, the technical capabilities of the aircraft will reach a higher level of training of pilots, which is especially important in view of the increase in purchases of military aircraft of the new generation, said Defense Minister Serdyukov, the opinion of which is contained in the message of the Press and Information Ministry of Defense of Russia.

Fedorov, in turn, said that the corporation "Irkut", working in close cooperation with the company "Sukhoi" make all efforts for timely implementation of the state contract for the supply of fighters. "Well-adjusted volume production series aircraft Su-30 can provide a high quality of the machines manufactured by the corporation for the Russian Air Force as well as for export," — he said.

Multi-purpose fighter Su-30cm, designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau, extends the range of combat aircraft Su-30MKI. These fighters, commercially available Irkutsk aviation plant — branch of the Corporation "Irkut" successfully compete in the global market with modern combat aircraft of foreign manufacture.

JSC "Corporation" Irkut "- a vertically integrated company, which is part of JSC" United Aircraft Corporation ", and provides a full cycle of design, production, sales and after-sales service of a wide range of military aircraft and civilian.

The share of the corporation "Irkut" accounts for about 15% of Russian arms exports. The growing place in the production program of the company occupy the implementation of the state defense order. In December 2011, the Ministry of Defence and the Corporation "Irkut" signed a contract for the supply of 55 Russian Air Force trainer aircraft Yak-130.

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