19 iunie 2019

Russia’s Su-25SM3 ‘deep upgrade’ programme gains pace and scope

janes.com

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is upgrading its fleet of Sukhoi Su-25 close air support (CAS) aircraft to the Su-25SM3 standard, a Russian military spokesperson told Jane’s on 18 June. “Since 2018, the Aerospace Forces [VKS] have been receiving Su-25SM3s, and a total of 25 aircraft have already been delivered,” he said, adding that “a large part” of operational Su-25s would be upgraded. The Russian MoD is upgrading its fleet of Sukhoi Su-25 CAS aircraft to the Su-25SM3 standard, like the [...]