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
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.
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