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  Vietnam   Vietnamese People's Army Air Force (VPAAF) • Không Quân Nhân Dân Viet Nam (KQNDVN)
Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam / Cộng ḥa Xă hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam)

Vietnamese Air Force  •  Naval Aviation  •  Army Air and Air Defense Force  •  Coast Guard Aviation  •   •   •   • 

Area: 329,560 sq km (land: 325,360 sq km - water: 4,200 sq km)
Border countries: Cambodia 1,228 km, China 1,281 km, Laos 2,130 km

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Vietnam receives four Su-30s

Vietnam receives four Su-30s

Russia’s Sukhoi aircraft manufacturers have dispatched another batch of four Sukhoi SU-30 multipurpose fighters to Vietnam

The previous set of four fighters was delivered to Vietnam in june.

All in all, 12 SU-30 aircraft along with $1bln worth of armaments, equipment and spare parts will be supplied to Vietnam under the contract.

The SU-30 fighter can hit both ground and sea targets and can fly to longer ranges due to a special refueling in flight system.

More than 130 SU-30 fighters have been delivered to China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Venezuela over the past 10 years.


Source: 
04 January 2012 - Daily Air Force News (www.dailyairforce.com)

Photo:
The Vietnam Air Force Sukhoi SU-30 multipurpose fighters (Photo by dailyairforce.com)


(1/1/2012)


 
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