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Friday, September 04, 2015

Sukhoi Su-35 To Replace Indonesian F-5 Tiger Aircraft

Su-35 Flanker-EIndonesia has selected Russian Su-35 fighter aircraft to replace 16 F-5 Tiger aircraft.

"We (Armed Forces Commander and Air Force Chief) agreed to buy a squadron of Sukhoi SU-35 from Russia to replace F-5 Tiger fighter aircraft,” Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu was quoted as saying by Tempo website.

The decision was made by Ryacudu after a surprise Army weaponry inspection in three units, namely Kopassus, Yonkav 1/1 Kostrad and Mechanised Infantry Battalion 201 Yudha Jaya, in Jakarta, on September 2.

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