To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu

Air Warfare

Su-30SM2s are destined for Baltic duties

10th May 2021 - 11:30 GMT | by Eugene Gerden in St Petersburg

RSS

Su-30SM2s in production, pictured in 2020. (Photo: Russian MoD)

Two dozen Su-30SM2 fighters will be delivered to the Russian Navy by late 2022, mainly to the Kaliningrad Oblast where they will replace ageing Su-27s.

A Russian MoD official has confirmed to Shephard that two dozen Su-30SM2 fighters for naval aviation will be delivered by the end of 2022, primarily to the Baltic Fleet.

Plans to procure Su-30SM2s and other fixed-wing aircraft were announced in August 2020 by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit to ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here
Back to News

Share to

Linkedin