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Russian Defense Ministry Receives 100 Su-34s With Radio Warfare Systems

Sputnik News

17:02 19.07.2017

The Russian Defense Ministry has received about one hundred Su-34 aircraft equipped with Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasure systems.

ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) – The Russian Defense Ministry has received about one hundred Su-34 aircraft equipped with Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasure systems, a representative of Russia's concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), a part of the Rostec state corporation, said at MAKS-2017 International Aviation and Space Salon on Wednesday.

"There was the delivery of Khibiny-10V complex to the plant in Novosibirsk. It is a complex of individual protection for Su-34. To date, about one hundred Su-34s have been delivered to the Defense Ministry, and 100 percent of them are equipped with the Khibiny-10V complex," Advisor to First Deputy General Director of KRET Vladimir Mikheev told reporters.

According to Mikheev, the survivability of Su-34 combat aircraft equipped with Khibiny-10V increases 25-fold.

Mikheev added that the Russian Defense Ministry would also receive 15 SAP-518 jamming pods for aircraft.

"SAP-518 is a new contract. This year, we are supplying some 15 sets for Su-30SM aircraft," Mikheev said.

The 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 kicked off on Tuesday in the Russian city of Zhukovsky and will last through Sunday.

Sputnik



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