Monday, July 22, 2024

Indonesian Su-30MK2 arrives from Belarus after overhaul

Indonesian Su-30MK2 long-range strike fighter arrives from Belarus after overhaul, reported by defenseworld.net. One Indonesian Su-30MK2 has arrived at the Sultan Hasanuddin airbase after undergoing overhaul in Belarus.

The aircraft was transported to Indonesian airbase Thursday by Antonov An-124-100 aircraft.  The arrival of fighter aircraft Sukhoi SU-30 MK2, tail number TS-3006 who have completed the treatment will add to the strength of Air Squadron 11 which is the home base fighter aircraft SU-27/30 MK2 in Lanud Sultan Hasanuddi.

The Sukhoi Su-30MK2 is a modification of the Sukhoi Su-30, incorporating advanced technology from the Sukhoi Su-35 variant.  Su-30MK2 is a further improvement to Su-30MKK with upgraded avionics and maritime strike capabilities.

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The MKK and MK2 are currently operated by thePeople’s Liberation Army Air Force, Indonesian Air Force, Vietnam People’s Air Force, Venezuelan Air Force and the Ugandan Air Force. Su-30MK was developed by Sukhoi Company , as a result of a direct Request for tender between the Russian Federation and China.

Indonesian Su-30MK2 arrives in Antonov AH-124-100 aircraft at Sultan Hasanuddin airbase
Indonesian Su-30MK2 arrives in Antonov AH-124-100 aircraft at Sultan Hasanuddin airbase

 

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