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Monday, August 03, 2015

Su-33 Northern Fleet Navy Flankers Enter Into Kola Arctic Service

Su-33 Flanker-DA fleet of Su-33 navy flankers have entered service in the Kola zone of the Russian Arctic, the Northern Fleet of the Russian navy announced on Monday.

"Pilots of the shipborne fighter aviation regiment of the Northern Fleet have begun service guarding the air borders of the Kola Arctic region using the deck-based Su-33 fighter jet – the naval equivalent of the multi-role Su-27 fighter jet," stated a spokesman for the Northern Fleet on Monday.

"The aircraft were introduced into service in a ceremony held on August 1."

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