Russian Air Force to procure 150 aircraft in 2015 - Defense Ministry

The Russian Air Force will continue to procure and master the use of brand new weapons in 2015, Defense Ministry spokesman for the Air Force Col. Igor Klimov told Interfax-AVN.

"Consistent with the 2015 state defense order, the troops will be supplied with over 150 helicopters and planes," Klimov said.

The delivery of Sukhoi Su-30SM, Su-30M2 and Mikoyan MiG-29SMT fighters, Sukhoi Su-34 frontline bombers, Sukhoi Su-35S multirole planes, Yakovlev Yak-130 combat trainers and Antonov An-148 and Ilyushin Il-76-MD90 transport planes will continue, he said. The army aviation will be supplied with Kamov Ka-52 Alligator, Mil Mi-28N Night Hunter, Mil Mi-8AMTSh (MTV-5-1), Mil Mi-8MTPR, Mil Mi-35M, Mil Mi-26, Kamov Ka-226 and Ansat-U helicopters.



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