MOSCOW — The Russian defense ministry may purchase Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole fighters, Russia’s most successful export combat aircraft for the last decade. On July 18, Alexei Fedorov, head of Su-30MKI manufacturer Irkut Corp., said the contract for 28 fighters for the Russian air force is expected to be signed in 2012, with deliveries to start in 18 months. The contract will include an option for 12 more aircraft that are to be handed over to the Russian navy. Fedorov says his ...
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