Indonesian Air Force plans to purchase six Russian-made Su-30MK fighter aircraft (Figure)
Indonesia’s air force Su-30MK fighters
According to the U.S. “air strikes” website September 20, 2010 reported that the Air Force Chief of Staff Marshal Imam Sufaat of Indonesia said Indonesia plans to purchase six Sukhoi Russia again jet fighter, the Defense procurement items will be included in the agenda stage, but has not yet decided when the project started.
Imam in the Antara news reporter, said that Indonesia Air Force Sukhoi squadron is still present enough to be on alert in Indonesia vast territory, the proposed procurement has been Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono approval.
Indonesia purchased from Russia in 2003, three fighter jets, in August 2007, and Russia signed a $ 300 million contract to purchase six Su-30MK fighters, February 2009 delivered three, the other two delivered in September 10, the last one delivered last Thursday. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Zhang)