Eastern MD Primorye-based fighter regiment receives latest generation airplanes

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The Eastern MD fighter wing, based at the Primorye Centralnaya Uglovaya airfield, has completed the multidimensional and supermanoeuverable Su-30 SM and the “4++” generation SU-35S transition training.

During the year 2016, the fighter wing is expected to be reequipped with new airplanes, replacing Su-27SM.

In addition, the aviation unit is to receive three multidimensional fighters-interceptors Mig-31BM. The Mig-31BM effectiveness is now 2.6 higher than Mig-31’s due to the new avionics and armaments.

Source: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

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