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Sukhoi completes flight test of Su-30M2 fighter for Russia

The Su-30 fighter of Russian Air Force. The Su-30M2 is based on the Su-30.

MOSCOW (BNS): The Sukhoi Company has completed factory flight tests of the first of four Su-30M2 multi-role strike fighter aircraft for the Russian Air Force.

The long-range combat aircraft underwent the tests at the flight test station of the Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft production association named after Yuri Gagarin (KnAAPO), Sukhoi said.

Presently, the aircraft is being readied for certification test, it said.

The Russian Defence Ministry had awarded a contract to Sukhoi to supply four Su-30M2 fighters during the international aerospace show MAKS-2009.

The Su-30M2 is a long-range strike aircraft based on the Su-30 fighter design optimised for precision strikes on ground and naval targets.


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