MILEX 2019: Russia begins delivery of Su-30SM fighter jets to Belarus
Russia has begun delivery of multirole Su-30SM fighter jets to Belarus under its contractual obligations, a source at the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation told TASS on the sidelines of the 9th International Exhibition of Arms and Military Machinery (MILEX-2019).
Su-30SME (Picture source: Alex Beltyukov)
"The contract for delivery of Su-30SM fighter jets to Belarus in the interest of the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Belarus is at the stage of execution. The delivery will take place in strict compliance with the terms of the contract upon the receipt of advance payments from the Belarusian side," the source said.
Dmitry Shugayev, the head of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said in June 2017 that a contract for the delivery of Su-30SM fighter jets had been signed with Belarus.
The MILEX-2019 arms show is taking place in Minsk on May 15-18.
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