Indonesia to buy Russian Flanker-E fighters - report

The Russian air force is due to receive 48 Su-35S aircraft before the end of 2015.

The Russian air force is due to receive 48 Su-35S aircraft before the end of 2015.

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Jakarta would also like to build a service center for Su-35 aircraft.

Indonesia will buy Russian-made Flanker-E or Sukhoi Su-35 fighters Viktor Kladov, head of the International Cooperation Department of Rostec told Sputnik News on November 8.

"Indonesia decided on its choice, what next – we will see," Kladov told the news agency, when asked about the progress of negotiations on the delivery of Su-35 aircraft to Jakarta.

Indonesia is also interested in the construction of service facilities for the aircraft on its territory, Kladov added.

The Su-35 is an upgraded version of the Su-27 multirole fighter. 

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