KUBINKA (Sputnik) — Russia's Su-30SM and Su-35S fighters, attack aircraft Su-25BM and Su-25SM, bombers Su-24M and Su-34, Su-24MP reconnaissance aircraft, long-range bombers Tu-22M3, Il-76MD military transport aircraft as well as Mi-8, Ka-52, Mi-28 and Mi-35 helicopters will take part in the competition.
"The participation of 39 Russian aircraft of all kinds of aviation is planned. The flight will be carried out from the Knevichy aerodrome in the Primorsky Territory to the Chinese base of Changchun. Flight days — August 5 and 6," Makovetsky said during a meeting with foreign military attaches from 32 countries.
Last year's event, hosted by Russia and Kazakhstan, featured competitions in 23 disciplines and teams from 19 countries.