Tehran to Receive 24 Su-35 Aircraft in March: Iranian MP

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 05:51 AM, January 16, 2023
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Tehran to Receive 24 Su-35 Aircraft in March: Iranian MP
Su-35 multi-purpose fighters

For the first time in more than two decades, the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) will receive new foreign -made aircraft – 24 Russian Su-35 jets, according to Shahriar Heidari, MP and member country’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission.

The Kremlin or the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) which manufactures the Su-35 jet, has made no comments on reports of the sales which is expected to take effect in March 2023.

Some Su-35s are anticipated to be housed at Tactical Air Base (TAB) 8 of the IRIAF, which is located in the Iranian city of Isfahan in the country's center.

Iran’s last purchase of new fighters was in 1990s, when it received MiG-29 Fulcrum jets.

The lawmaker told local media that Tehran has also placed an order for a series of other military equipment from Russia, including air defense systems, missile systems and helicopters, most of which will be received soon.

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