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Russia rolls the dice for another Su-35 sale to China
Russia is still hopeful that China will place another Su-35 order after representatives of the two countries held talks on the potential deal.
Dmitry Shugaev, head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (the Russian arms export control body) has acknowledged there is wide-ranging co-operation between Russian and China in the aero-engine sector, and he does not rule out a new order for Su-35 fighters (pictured) from Beijing.
The previous Su-35 export deal between Moscow and Beijing was valued at about $2.5 billion and the last of the fighters under that contract were delivered in November 2018.
Shugaev also …
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