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