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Russian Ministry of Defense signed contracts with UAC at Army-2020 for new aircrafts


The Russian Defense Ministry and Rostec firms have signed new contracts for the shipment of military hardware worth more than 300 billion rubles, including Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets.

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Russian Ministry of Defense signed contracts with UAC at Army 2020 for new aircrafts 925 001 A Russian Air Force Su-35S. (Picture source: Dmitry Terekhov from Odintsovo, Russian Federation)


The United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC as part of the Rostec State Corporation) has signed a number of major contracts for the supply of the latest aviation equipment for the Russian Ministry of Defense. The contracts were signed on August 25 during the Army-2020 International Military-Technical Forum, the delivery of equipment should be carried out in the period 2021-2025.

According to the signed documents, the Ministry of Defense will receive 30 Su-35S multipurpose super-manoeuvrable fighters of the 4 ++ generation, 24 Su-34 fighter-bombers, 21 Su-30SM2 multipurpose super-manoeuvrable fighters, 25 Yak-130 combat trainers, 14 Il-76MD heavy military transport aircraft. 90A. A contract was also signed for servicing the Il military transport aircraft.


Russian Ministry of Defense signed contracts with UAC at Army 2020 for new aircrafts 925 002 The General Director of UAC Yuri Slyusar on the left side and General of the Army Sergei Shoigu on the right side. (Picture source: UAC)


Possible other sales during Army-2020:

According to BMPD blog, the forum also announced the conclusion of an agreement for the supply of 2 light military transport aircraft Il-112V. It should replace the ageing An-24 and An-26 fleet.

Then the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and the Ural Civil Aviation Plant (UZGA) signed a deal for the supply of 20 DA-42T trainer aircraft, intended for the initial training of flight personnel for military transport and long-range aviation.