Russian Air Force fighter jets including the Sukhoi Su-24M, Su-34 and Su-25 took off for sorties against the Islamic State (IS; also known as ISIS/ISIL) and other militant targets in Syria, from the Hmeymim Air Base near Latakia on 27.October 2015.
Negotiations with India to supply Su-27 type fighters started in 1994. The Design Bureau commenced work to develop a Su-30-based plane for India’s Air Force in 1995. A.F. Barkovsky was appointed chief designer of the project. On 30th November 1996 an intergovernmental agreement was made for phased development and delivery to India of 8 Su-30K […]