Russia’s naval aviation receives new batch of Sukhoi-30SM fighter jets
November 28, 19:34 UTC+3
One of the planes of this type will be named after the city of Irkutsk, where the jet comes from
MOSCOW, November 28. /TASS/. The special air assault regiment of Russia’s Navy has received a batch of multirole fighters Sukhoi-30SM, the Defense Ministry has told the media.
“Our air pilots were one of the first to have mastered the Sukhoi-30SM fighter jet and appreciated its capabilities. It is only fair that one of the planes of this type will bear the name of the city of Irkutsk, where the plane comes from,” the Defense Ministry’s press-service quotes the regiment’s commander Andrey Kiselyov as saying.
The decision to name the plane after Irkutsk was made by the command of Russia’s naval aviation.
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*Note only showing Su30 type aircraft and not including latest batch