China nears deal to acquire Russia's lethal Su-35 fighter

China nears deal to acquire Russia’s lethal Su-35 fighter

August 28, 2015 2:15 AM (UTC+8)

 

(The National Interest)

If reports prove accurate, Russia is set to finally close a deal many years in the making—selling China one its most advanced fighter jets.

Su-35

According to a report in the WantChinaTimes citing work done by China’s GlobalTimes, Beijing will soon be in possession of twenty-four Russian Su-35 fighter jets.

“We are holding talks with our Chinese partners on agreeing a draft contract for the supply of fighter jets,” explained Ivan Goncharenko, first deputy director general of Russia’s arms exporter Rosoboronexport. Read More

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