RAW: A close look at Russia’s newly ordered Su-30SM fighter jets

Footage shows Russian fighter aviation division were preparing Sukhoi Su-30SM jets for combat duty at the Millerovo airbase in Rostov Region.

A week ago, Russia placed an order for 30 more of the jets which are expected to enter service by 2018.

The Sukhoi Su-30SM is a 4++ generation fighter aircraft, equipped with radar with phased antenna array, engines with thrust-vectoring module and canard surfaces.

The first contracts for the supply of Su-30SM fighters were signed by Defence Ministry and Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corporation in 2012.

Video courtesy of Ruptly.

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