Indonesian air forces are willing to replace outdated F-5 jets (USA) with Su-35S “4++”-generation multi-role fighters, Interfax-AVN reports with reference to the Commander-in-Chief of Indonesian Air Forces, Agus Supriatna, and ANTARA news agency.
Once the PLA Air Force begins to put its 24 Su-35 fighters purchased from Russia into service, the Republic of China Air Force in Taiwan will no longer be able to match it in aerial combat, our sister paper Want Daily writes.
Russia made the decision to sell 24 Su-35 fighters to China in 2012. Even though this number is only enough for the PLA Air Force to equip one of its fighter regiments, China is still capable of gaining the technology it needs to develop additional fourth-generation models from the planes.
President of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Mikhail Pogosyan, reported earlier that Su-35 fighter is complemented by two-seat Su-30SM jet, which may be used as an operational trainer…