Glitch in Sukhoi-30 voice recorder tape

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The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Sukhoi-30 MKI that crashed on October 14 near Pune, leading to the grounding of 200 Russian-origin fighter jets, stopped recording pilot communications minutes before the crash, said a top government official familiar with the investigation.

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More Flankers to Russia

Military units of the Eastern Military District will take delivery of Su-30SM and Su-30M2 fighters

Representatives of military units of the Eastern Military District have started acceptance of four multi-role Su-30SM and Su-30M2 fighters at Irkut Corporation’s production sites and Komsomolsk-on-Amur aviation plant named after Yuri Gagarin (KnAAZ), Interfax-AVN reports.

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Indonesia and Flankers

VEB increased the sovereign risk limit for Indonesia to 16.3 billion rubles in the network of a contract for delivery of Su-30MK2 fighters.

Due to fall in exchange rate of ruble, Russia has to make changes in its export contracts in the area of military-technical cooperation. Vnesheconombank (VEB) increased the sovereign risk limit for Indonesia to 16.3 billion rubles (+2.3 billion) in the network of a contract for delivery of Su-30MK2 heavy fighters signed in 2011, Kommersant reports.

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