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    Russia to Begin New Su-35 Communication Equipment Supplies to China in 2016

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    According to Russia’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation press service, UIMC will begin supplying China with state-of-the-art communication systems for its newly purchased jet fighters next year.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) will begin supplying China with state-of-the-art communication systems for its newly purchased jet fighters next year, the UIMC press service said Monday.

    “Deliveries of communication equipment for the fighters will begin in 2016, ground-based communication technology is planned to be handed over to China in 2017,” UIMC said.

    Russia and China signed a contract on the delivery of 24 multirole Su-35 Flankers on November 19, according to Rostec state technology corporation’s director of international cooperation and regional policy. The head of Rostec, Sergey Chemezov, valued the contract at $2 billion.

    Deputy chief executive Sergey Skokov said the S-108 equipment boasts expanded radio link bandwidth, several simultaneous data transfer lines, shortened delivery times and improved data integrity under electronic warfare conditions.

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