The Russian Aerospace Force will fully renew the pool of its aircraft and helicopters within ten years, Head of the Force’s Engineering and Aviation Service Colonel Yuri Sivokonenko said on Wednesday.
“The planned measures allow maintaining a high fitness level of aircraft while the pool of planes and helicopters will be fully renewed by 2026,” he said.
This year, Russian Aerospace Force units have received more than 100 advanced aircraft, the officer said.
“Part of the hardware is still being accepted and will arrive for the troops in December. Defense enterprises will implement their obligations in full until the end of the year,” he added.
Russia’s Aerospace Force’s Engineering and Aviation Service is celebrating its centenary on Wednesday.