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Russia Prepares to Test Next-Generation Su-35S Fighters in Syria

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Russia's brand new Su-35S multirole fighters will go through the baptism by fire in Syria, according to a military source.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia is preparing to test the next-generation Su-35S fighters for the first time in combat in Syria, a military source told a Russian newspaper on Monday.

"The General Staff has decided to run a field test of the brand-new Su-35S in Syria for the first time ever," the Kommersant newspaper cited its source as saying.

According to information obtained by the outlet, the first four jets were handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces last fall. Several days ago, they were transported through Iran and Iraq to the Russian airbase in Hmeymim near Latakia in northwestern Syria.

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    Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter
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    Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter
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  • Su-34 (left), T-50 (centre) and Su-35 (right) aircraft at the 2015 MAKS air show's opening ceremony in the Moscow suburban town of Zhukovsky.
    Su-34 (left), T-50 (centre) and Su-35 (right) aircraft at the 2015 MAKS air show's opening ceremony in the Moscow suburban town of Zhukovsky.
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Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter

The Su-35S is a 4++ generation one-seater, which is an upgraded version of the Su-27 multirole fighter. Russia aims to modernize its military hardware by 2020 as part of a large-scale overhaul of its armed forces.

The plane is characterized by supermaneuverability and has features of a 5 generation aircraft.

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  • vendorin reply toron(Show commentHide comment)
    ron, the ideas presented here by this far right obsessive nationalist are utter rubbish and are on the fringe of any valid political narrative seen as an anomaly developed in delusional minds of people who indulge themselves into the world of esoteric realms of conspiracy. Or in short, - it is crap.
  • dcammer427tport
    the creation of amazing component groups under the most difficult conditions remains a point of national pride
  • in reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
    vendor,

    The "crap" from your sick arrogant mind set, comes from like minded practitioners of sodomy, such as your hero Israeli Zionist Golani members laughingly filming themselves enjoying sodomizing a Palestinian Prisoner for the thrill and stimulus of it.

    Your "crap" comes from, whenever Israel is mentioned, your shivering over compulsive state mind, sees the inevitability of the end and can not resist making a feeble attempt to forestall the inevitable. You always fail of course and your Zionist posts are ludicrous and give us a glimpse into your child genital mutilated kosher circumcised mind.

    Given a bleak future to look forward to, contemplating suicide at your Massada, again, to evade being held to account for your barbarity. Failing despicable Pro Israel Misinformation agents such as yourself have a bleak future indeed.
    ____________

    *** Free Viktor Bout and All Pro-Russians, tortured, missing, murdered and or falsely imprisoned, in USA and NATO Secret Prison Axis, Account For All, Remember and Lawfully Avenge All Forevermore.***
  • Jet fuel can't melt steel beams
    Nice plane and that one can properly fly (did you hear that lockheed!)
  • vendorin reply to (Show commentHide comment)
    highwire, lol. Can you feel how the obsession or the mental disorder creates all sorts of fantastic claims about someone who totally disagrees with you and the insatiable urge to attack in order to discriminate against and discredit someone labelling him a Zionist? LOL You are a racist, nationalist, an extreme right wing zealot and that's where it ends. It is a diagnosis. You are not alone. There are about 4-5 people of your type on this site as well. Luckily you are a marginal anomaly and your ideas that you have absorbed from the web are a Wahhabi-like but Russian Orthodox counter-version nationalist zealot fuelled hatred that does not differentiate you from any other zealot, Wahhabi, Zionist or any other from that branch of thought and drive. Sorry mate, but you are (on a political and ideological level) much closer to Zionists than I am. Can you get it at all? :)
  • in reply toron(Show commentHide comment)
    ron,

    The much vaughnted air defense systems are defective or there is some secret agrement with the Zionists and its NATO, that we in the public are not aware of.

    Russia will bring in more air defenses into Syria, as a show of theatrical strength. Only to sit and watch, as a lowly pip squeak Zionist Israeli penetrate the sophisticated air defense, to murder Hezbollah members of the only real Syrian coalition.

    One assumes, logically, that the only legitimate "coalition" in Syria, watch each others backs and act with unity of command. So why the Zionist Israel cult has been allowed to conduct missions in Syria and murder Hezbollah members came as a big surprise. Because Russian media was publicising, that since the Russian Air defense systems have been turned on, a fearing NATO was no longer flying missions.

    The term "coalition" is even offensive, as it almost always implies the same old USA NATO Anglo Zionist Axis. With Russia as a Vlasov Vassal junior partner out for the scraps. In other words, NATO has attacked and intervened in Syria, doing its thing to carve out a safe area of Syria for their Gross Kurd project and other regime change projects.

    No doubt the Russia strength in the area, does not match that of the opposition airpower and other assets, to make a serious response, but still it is a matter of honor and pride after the theatrical shows we were given of missile firings from the Caspian, subs in the Mediterranean, etc. Still, this collaborationist Vlasov mind set with NATO Israel and its Kurds is very suspect as to Why?.

    We saw the public Israeli support and training of Georgia, prior to the Genocide attacks against Russians and people in South Ossetia/Abkazia. One would think there should be no relations with them and NATO anywhere. Hopefully change will come sooner rather than later, but it will certainly come.
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    *** Free Viktor Bout and All Pro-Russians, tortured, missing, murdered and or falsely imprisoned, in USA and NATO Secret Prison Axis, Account For All, Remember and Lawfully Avenge All F
  • Sigraven
    That's one sexy looking aircraft :)
  • vendor
    highwire, ha ha.So, you want to shut me up. Sorry mate, I have not broken any rules and because of freedom of speech I can express my opinion, and my opinion is that you are an extreme nationalist who is proud to support an arms dealer and a criminal and who wants to bomb the whole world :) Yiddish and Australian in the same sentence? See how little you know. Sick and obsessed you are. Boost account score? LOL See that is what I call paranoia and obsession. I do not care about any scores. Get that!

    Giving us a laugh!? You just stated that you are delusional as you believe there are more than one person in you or that you represent as a spokesperson a group of people :) Typical!
  • vendor
    highwire, EOD
  • peaceactivist2
    That should have been done long ago. Every powerful nations would make war to test their hardware. Chinese refused to participate in any war may be a big disadvantage for her in real future war.
  • ronin reply to (Show commentHide comment)
    highwire, Thank you for your response. Still in wonderment of the relationship of Russia and Israel, something just smells bad. Also Russia was up to arms negotiation with Saudi Arabia even though the US and Saudis are pounding away at Yemen civilians. Again, what is that about?

    I quote you, ". . . SS Kiev Coup Junta, liberate Ukraine from "terrorists" and free LNR and DNR, plus Abkazia, South Ossetia, etc., are still under threat and not recognized by UN NATO USA Zionist Cult. Makes one wonder, why is Russia having relations with entities murdering Russians and at the same time not recognizing independence of these states, Crimea being part of Russia, etc." I also agree. This is yet another strange truth.
  • in reply toron(Show commentHide comment)
    ron,

    You are correct. Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the Gulf Arab states, are a leading supporter of terror. Yet they have not been held to account for the murder of Americans, etc., nor invaded by USA Axis.

    To make matters worse, Russia is also dealing with them. Same with Israel. It was no secret that before the Georgia Genocide against Russians, South Ossitia and Abkazia, that Israel supported Georgia, training, equipment, advice, etc. Incomprehensible Russian policies and behavior.

    Leaves one wondering, what is the next shoe to drop in this expose' How much worse can it get before the red lines are crossed or the magicians unmasked and their magic tricks finally revealed

    Needless to say I am not happy with the level of heart and sincerity of policy makers, etc., but I suspect people the world over are equally, if not more so unsatisfied with their policy makers. Just look at the mockery of the "elections" in the USA and "issues" discussed.

    Be certain, when we lurch into the truth, the attackers and defamers will come, to distract away from the issues, so we must be doing something right.

    People the world over are often deceived by the theatrics of "their" governments. I suspect the Russian show of force to be more theatrics than reality, purely for domestic consumption.

    Perhaps the logic of reinforcing Syria now, with a few of these Russian wonder weapons, has the same logic as the Axis during WWII reinforcing Tunisia in late 1942 to early 1943. Some upgraded Panzer IV G's, StuG III's, Tiger I tanks and troops were sent to their deaths, to reinforce a hopeless position.

    Same show of force and invincibility conveyance of shock and awe to delay the enemy. When the goods were captured by the enemy. Well it may have delayed D-Day for the Allies, to fully inspect the new wonder weapons captured and help develop appropriate countermeasures. I suspect the Russian show of force, build up and equipment in Syria. like the Jet featured in this article, sadly have the same motives and the same fate.

    The problems Russia face in Syria, are best likened to the constraints the US military faced in Korea and Viet Nam wars. Syria, Iraq and Iran are surrounded by NATO Zionist Client States that can not be touched by Russian strength. Even when Russians and Pro Syrian Government Allies are attacked and murdered by Israel, Turkey etc.

    No doubt NATO and its Axis can muster a greater show of force in the area and has. Turkey alone may have in the region the largest manpower of any NATO Nation there. This is not a show of power projection by this version of Russia, but one of weakness. Unless of course there is a serious and dramatic Russian policy change or a Grand Master Chess move hidden behind all the theatrics, and I suspect there are none, but the account balance statements at Swiss and other offshore Bank Accounts.

    Russia also needs a real consistent policy. As a result of the jet shoot down and murder of Russians. We see a shift, to not oppose, but to support the PYD PKK KRG etc., NATO Zionist policy of aiding the covert war false flag projects, of foreign supported intelligence agencies for decades and decades.

    Perhaps this is the Russian groundwork, for a later face saving move to betray Syria and follow the leader, surrendering to the will and whims of the NATO Zionist Axis. These are the only explanations, I as a simple peasant can offer at this time.

    Because when things like Georgia Genocide, Ukraine Kiev Junta Coup, French Warship Deal End, Jet Shoot Down, etc., happen. When push comes to shove, Russia may be compelled to do something, for domestic consumption, and that something often enough, is less than expected, half hearted... I'm in search of the word to best describe the situation: Vlasov Vassal State, perhaps. Like you said, it leads one to wonder why?

    Since the only thing being fostered most with this Russia, are Swiss and other off-shore bank accounts. The only consistency with this Vlasov Vassal like Russia policy, is that when the Zionist West snaps its fingers, Russia stands to attention. The Russian behavior does not fit the situation. It is likened to the obvious and sadly deplorable facade of the Biblical false Mother wanting her half of the baby mentality. I think in US English there may be a saying: "Losers, Cry Deal."

    So long as Russia behaves to the sultry she-male sadist whims of the NATO Zionist school master. Sooner or later the People learn all the underhanded smoke and mirror tricks of the NATO Magic show. With every failure after failure, it appears more and more, that the wrong side was left strung on the Curtain Rods of "Russian" Revolution. To be rectified soon, hopefully, before the NATO forced strategic withdrawal to the Urals redoubt, per the Lavrov Ribbentrop Escapism Diplomacy Principle.
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    *** Free Viktor Bout and All Pro-Russians, tortured, missing, murdered and or falsely imprisoned, in USA and NATO Secret Prison Axis, Account For All, Remember and Lawfully Avenge All Forevermore.***
  • ronin reply to (Show commentHide comment)
    Hi again highwire,

    I do appreciate your detailed response and knowledge in the attempt to resolve this mystery of what the Russian government is up to,
  • earlw35
    Russian jets are in a class of their own, and what beauties, combing acrobatic grace with deadly potential, no matter how more advanced American fighter jets are, the Russian jets can still hold their own. Those Su-35s look deadly serious in the air and on the ground, hopefully Erdogan's cowardly F-16s will think twice before going up to shoot down another Russian jet, and when they do, those Super Flanker's hell will be unleashed, also hopefully against the Zionist gangster Israelis if they try anything. Hopefully the next upgrade Su-37 will come into production and that will really frighten the life out of NATO/Turkish planes, also when will the MIG-35 appear don't leave it out.
  • A = π r 2
    Very fast, very maneuverable. Russia leading the way against Daesh.
  • slimyfox
    Goodness me, I believed that such elegant and extreme maneuvers are possible only in a War Thunder game my son is playing. Shown agility and manoeuvrability is performed so easily and fluid as that it was conducted under the water not in a air as water is very dense and offers possibility of very sharp cornering, twisting and so on. Air offers very small resistance and that is reason why F-35 with its very small wing surface will be manoeuvrable as catapulted rock. Su-35 is so far the best looking, the sexiest fighter jet ever. If I wouldn't know better I would think that has been designed by the best Italian designers such as Pinninfarina & Co.

    Simply the best performing and the nicest looking piece of high technology. Sincere congratulations to Su designers and engineers in creating such a beauty. Now I am waiting to see PAK FA T-50 fully equipped in real performance as it is SU-35. Still I love more Su-35 look than T-50 even though T-50 looks incredibly beautiful and elegant as well but somehow the Su-35 elegance and performance are captivating beyond description.

    No wonder that USA after suffering such fiasco with F-22 and F-35 decided to move to 6th gen. jet fighters. The problem is that they have no foundation for building 6th gen. aircraft as their 5th is in reality worst than is theirs 4+ generation. On other hand Russians are already working on 6th generation which will be by my understanding half robot and half remotely guided combat airplane. That would relieve designers from the worries of G force influence on pilots as there would be none. That means such combat jet would be able to pull out much higher G force than today as human body cannot sustain certain G forces without serious internal damages leading to certain death. Robot would overtake controls of aircraft in case of remote control being disabled and then robot would accomplish task and safely return to base.

    I fully understand NATO and USA nervousness and irritation, but that will not help. They or shall we say the world is happy and lucky that these NATO terrorists do not posses such technology as we would be in much greater trouble than we are today. Russia is peace loving country which fully respects other sovereignty, integrity and freedom. So to conclude well done Russian jet manufacturers, designers and country's leadership for keeping this world better place than it would be without you.
  • shkval2in reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
    vendor, Oh Holy cow! LOL! Did you ever stir up a classic psychopathic hatemongering wretch! Very nicely done, indeed. God forbid, this nut case 'highwire', together with 'Mikhas' and 'WWII is here' ever get together and have a grand ole 'circle jerk' of like minds, bwhahahwaahahha! It would be the end of us all, LOL! Carry on, and well done, sir.
  • vendorin reply toshkval2(Show commentHide comment)
    shkval2, I have met that type in person. True head cases, and with conviction. They are absolutely dead set right. They are fighting a battle. They are marching on :) Lucky for us all usually they are so marginalised and isolated. You and I have never met nor have we discussed anything ever before yet both of us have made an identical judgement based on a simple observation of comment reading. Fascinating, ay? :) Cheers.
  • shkval2in reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
    vendor,
    ‘I have met that type in person. True head cases, and with conviction. They are absolutely dead set right. They are fighting a battle. They are marching on :) Lucky for us all usually they are so marginalised and isolated.’

    I concur and can state the same; however, in my salad days, personal physical encounters with these deviant mental miscreants often ended in knuckles covered in heme, hehe. I am fortunate to state that, as a mature rational adult, I refrain from that violent aspect now. In its stead, my hobby/fascination currently is to OBSERVE the varying degrees of MENTAL ILLNESS these high functioning Asperger-like sociopaths espouse on a daily basis. Literally, what you/I are witnessing is the essence of mental illness conveyed in text as a cathartic release for these fanatical Rus haters.

    ‘You and I have never met nor have we discussed anything ever before yet both of us have made an identical judgement based on a simple observation of comment reading. Fascinating, ay? :) Cheers.’

    Indeed. There is a high probability that if you and I discussed geopolitics, we would disagree on a lot; however, we would agree to disagree without the high drama.

    Finally, I must extend accolades to you on your articulate concise summation below, in regards to this personified xenophobe ‘highwire’, which also extends to his slobbering, mouth breathing cohorts that populate this website:

    ‘Luckily you are a marginal anomaly and your ideas that you have absorbed from the web are a Wahhabi-like but Russian Orthodox counter-version nationalist zealot fuelled hatred that does not differentiate you from any other zealot, Wahhabi, Zionist or any other from that branch of thought and drive.’

    Especially, the analogously clever and totally accurate comparison between ‘Wahhabi-like but Russian Orthodox counter-version’ zealotry. Bravo, in every connotation of the word!
  • vendorin reply toshkval2(Show commentHide comment)
    shkval2, thank you kindly for your kind message. It is much appreciated. RESTECP! And it is good knowing that other people see through their rather thin veneer. Well, I guess it is really hard to hide obsessive behaviour and lunacy if one is suffering from it. :) Looking forward to reading your comments! Cheers.
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