Contents tagged with Su-35

  • Ukrainian Forces shoot down 10 Russian aircraft in 10 days

    Over a ten-day period, Ukrainian Air Forces destroyed ten Russian aircraft worth an estimated $880 million, including seven Su-34 bombers, two Su-35 fighters, and an A-50 long-range radar detection plane.

    On February 17, the Ukrainian Air Force reported the downing of three Russian aircraft in the East - two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter. The tally grew by one more Russian fighter by Sunday morning.

    "At about six o'clock, the warriors of the Eastern air command downed another …

  • Ukraine's Air Force takes down six Russian warplanes in one week

    Over the past three days, Ukraine's Air Force has destroyed six Russian planes – four Su-34 and two Su-35 fighters, amounting to an estimated cost to the Russian military of around $400 million.

    On February 17th, Ukrainian Air Force reported the downing of three enemy aircraft in the east – two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter. By Sunday morning, another Russian fighter had been added to the tally. "Around six o'clock, the warriors of the Air Command 'East' grounded another Russian …

  • Ukrainian Air Force downs three Russian warplanes

    On Saturday, 17th of February, the Ukrainian Air Force destroyed three Russian aircraft – two Su-34 and one Su-35, reported Lieutenant-General Mykola Oleshchuk, the commander of the Ukrainian Air Force.

    "In the morning of February 17, 2024, in the Eastern direction, Air Force units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed three enemy aircraft – two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter!" Oleshchuk said in a statement.

    Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Oleksandr Syrskyi, also …

  • Indonesia cancels deal to buy Su-35 fighter jets from Russia

    The Indonesian authorities have decided not to go ahead with the purchase of Russian fighter jets, reported the Indonesian newspaper Nasional Kompas with reference to the chief of staff of Indonesia's Air Force, Fadjar Prasetyo.

    "With a heavy heart, we have to cancel plans to buy Su-35 fighters, because, as we initially said, the development of military power depends on budget funds," Fadjar Prasetyo said in a statement.

    Indonesia signed a contract for the supply of 11 aircraft worth $1.14 …

  • Indonesia considers buying American F-35s instead of Russian Su-35 fighter jets

    Indonesia’s Deputy Defense Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono assured that Jakarta has not canceled the purchase of 11 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia. He denied rumors that the purchase of Su-35 fighter jets from Russia was cancelled because the pressure from US officials."We have never canceled it," Trenggono said, as quoted by CNN Indonesia.

    At the same time, Trenggono said that, at this time, Indonesia cannot buy the aircraft from Russia. According to him, there are still some obstacles. …

  • Russia denies reports that Indonesia cancelled contract to purchase Su-35 fighter jets

    The contract for the supply of 11 Su-35 fighter jets to Indonesia has not been terminated, reports the newspaper Vedomosti, citing two sources in the Russian aviation industry.

    According to the newspaper's sources, Russia has not received official notification of the termination of the agreement. However, as one of the newspaper's interlocutors admitted, "the contract is up in the air." One of the reasons for the inability to implement the agreement is the need for additional approvals to …

  • Turkey negotiating purchase of Su-35 fighter jets from Russia

    Russia and Turkey are close to signing an agreement for the supply of 36 Russian Su-35 fighter jets to the Turkish Air Force, reports the Turkish  publication Daily Sabah, citing its sources.

    It is also reported that the parties may agree on the production of some components of the Russian aircraft at Turkish enterprises as one of the conditions for the supply of Russian fighters.

    At the moment, there are no official statements from both sides, however, a few days ago, the head of the Russian …

  • Kremlin: Turkey may purchase Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets from Russia

    There is a high probability that Turkey will be interested in the Russian combat aircraft of the new generation, but it will depend on many factors, reports RIA Novosti citing Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov.

    The Deputy Prime Minister did not rule out that Turkey would turn to Russia in the future for the purchase of modern warplanes, but this will depend on further relations between Ankara and Washington. According to him, Turkish officials expressed great interest in the Russian …

  • Turkey considers buying Su-35 fighters from Russia

    After purchasing S-400 “Triumph” aerial defense systems from Russia, Ankara is now investigating the possibility of buying Russian Su-35 fighters for the Turkish Air Force now that Turkey’s membership in the American F-35 program has been suspended, the Turkish news outlet Yeni Safak writes.

    According to the news outlet’s sources, the military officials responsible for rearming the Turkish Air Force have asked the Defense Ministry to consider Russia’s offer to sell Turkey Su-35s. If the …

  • Russia creates secret arms payment mechanism with India

    After nearly a year of being at an impasse, Russia’s arms deal negotiations with India have moved forward.

    Moscow and Delhi have agreed to a new settlement scheme for defense contracts, which have been under US sanctions since 2018, said Vladimir Drozhzhov, deputy director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, on Tuesday.

    The details of how this mechanism works are classified, Drozhzhov emphasized. The scheme, which is “fully agreed upon”, is “permanent and mutually …