Flanker Coming

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Defence refers to the news story from Bernama. I hope the Antonov An-124 flies to Subang! Way back in 1995 however, the transport planes flew straight to Kuantan airbase. Bah humbug!

Fighter Jets Demonstrated To Malaysian Air Force
General
May 24, 2007 16:38 PM

MOSCOW, May 24 (Bernama) — Two fighter jets Su-30 MKM were demonstrated to representatives of the Malaysian Air Force at the Irkutsk aircraft association on Thursday, Russian news agency, Itar-Tass, reported.

The Malaysian Air Force has ordered 18 planes of this series.

Russia is to export other craft in 2008.

A spokesman at Rosoboroneksport told ARMS-TASS that the first two fighter jets would be delivered to Malaysia by the transport plane An-124 Ruslan on June 17.

The jet Su-30 MKM, which is a multi-mission commercial Malaysian-commissioned plane, is the newest version of Su-30 MKI.

The corporation Irkut supplied 32 planes Su-30 MKI to India in 2002-04.

At present, the Indian aircraft corporation HAL is manufacturing these planes under Russia’s license.

— BERNAMA

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