Advanced Su-35, Su-30SM Jets to Be Deployed in Russia’s Western Regions

A squadron of new Su-35 and Su-30SM jet fighters will join the air forces of the Russian Western Military District by the end of 2015, the press office of the district reported.

"By the end of 2015, a total 10 Su-35 and Su-30SM multirole jet fighters will be delivered to the air forces of the Western Military District under the 2015 arms procurement program," the report read.

Currently, pilots and engineers are completing their training program to handle the new aircraft.

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The Su-35 is a Russian supermaneuverable multirole jet fighter of the 4++ generation. It was developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau as a deeply modernized version of the T-10S platform.

The Su-30SM is also a supermaneuverable multirole jet fighter. It is a further development of the Su-30MK fighter family.

Its equipment is adjusted to the requirements of the Russian Air Force, including the radio-radar and communication systems, the modernized ejection seat as well as advanced supporting systems.

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