15 Desember 2014
VPAF Su-30MK2 (photo : ThanNienh)
Vietnam has received 2 Su-30MK2 new in early December and will continue to receive two more aircraft by the end of the month.
Interfax-AVN military news citation Russian diplomat said Wednesday 12/12, factory Sukhoi in Komsomolsk-on-Amur has started providing multi-purpose fighter Su-30MK2 new to Vietnam Men under a contract signed in 2013.
"Two out of 12 Su-30MK2 contract in 2013 was handed over to Vietnam in early December last," the source said.
According to this source, the end of the month 12/2014, Sukhoi will continue handing Su-30MK2 2 Next, the remaining 8 units will be handed over in 2015.
According to the newspaper Militaryparitet 2 Su-30MK2 new, bearing number 8583 AND 8584 was a super-heavy transport aircraft An-124-100M Ruslan company Volga-Dnepr Airline (Russia) were transported to the airport Danang on Friday 6/12. All 12 Su-30MK2 aircraft in a deal worth $ 600 million signed in 2013 were produced at the factory air Gagarin (KNAAPO) of the company Sukhoi in Komsomolsk-on-Amur not be produced at home Irkut air conditioning as previously rumored.
Up to now, Vietnam has purchased 36 Russian Su-30MK2 fighters to strengthen the capacity of the air force. These include 4 units in the first contract to buy 2003, 8 units purchased in 2009, 12 in 2010 and the purchase buy 12 more aircraft in 2013.