Sukhoi: Malaysia If you let the Chinese Su-30 peril maintenance
data for: Malaysian Air Force to buy Russian fighter Su-30MKM
World Wide Web intern reporter off Xiang reports: According to “Kuala Lumpur, security reviews,” December 10, reported recently, the Russian Sukhoi company warned Malaysia If Malaysia does not insist on the Su-30MKM maintenance manuals and documents for China logistics and maintenance support, if any problems, all the consequences must be borne by Malaysia and China.
Malaysia’s first Su-30MKM for delivery in 2007, the warranty period has ended, now own by the Malaysian Air Force maintenance and repair. Recently reported that Malaysia in addition to the original manufacturer Sukhoi from Russia to obtain parts and support, does not rule out India and China to seek support.
Subsequently, the Sukhoi company is sure that China does not have Su-30MKM maintenance manuals and documentation, nor relevant equipment and technology, Malaysia’s Su-30MKM should not be handed over to China for repair. No country can violate the law, tore up the contract, the Su-30MKM maintenance manuals or documents to other countries. If any problems, all the consequences are borne by China and Malaysia.
Malaysian Defense Minister Ahmad Zahi on October 28 in Congress explained: “The professional advice is Malaysian manufacturers should be original manufacturer parts, rather than other countries, but the Defense Department’s view, India Irkutsk and China have been the company or licensed production of Sukhoi Design Bureau in some parts, and these parts since it is authorized to produce, and that Malaysia will be based on suitability for use. “
Another source said the Su-30MKM is a derivative of the Indian Su-30MKI model, in addition to avionics systems, engine and many parts are almost identical. Now, China and India is a strategic competitor, there are differences at the border, but was so in 1962 war. Therefore, the Sukhoi company worried that China will get as Su-27 from Ukraine, documents and information as trick, using participatory Su-30MKM aircraft maintenance access to sensitive information, which led to India’s displeasure.