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    The Russian Defense Ministry has received about one hundred Su-34 aircraft equipped with Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasure systems.

    ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — The Russian Defense Ministry has received about one hundred Su-34 aircraft equipped with Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasure systems, a representative of Russia's concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), a part of the Rostec state corporation, said at MAKS-2017 International Aviation and Space Salon on Wednesday.

    "There was the delivery of Khibiny-10V complex to the plant in Novosibirsk. It is a complex of individual protection for Su-34. To date, about one hundred Su-34s have been delivered to the Defense Ministry, and 100 percent of them are equipped with the Khibiny-10V complex," Advisor to First Deputy General Director of KRET Vladimir Mikheev told reporters.

    According to Mikheev, the survivability of Su-34 combat aircraft equipped with Khibiny-10V increases 25-fold.

    Mikheev added that the Russian Defense Ministry would also receive 15 SAP-518 jamming pods for aircraft.

    "SAP-518 is a new contract. This year, we are supplying some 15 sets for Su-30SM aircraft," Mikheev said.

    The 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 kicked off on Tuesday in the Russian city of Zhukovsky and will last through Sunday.


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